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that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

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any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

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Rather than using a granular buffering agent, every Long Beard hull is filled with a liquid pool of Shot-Lok resin as it rolls down the assembly line.
Hence, a dietary buffering agent would prevent depression in rumen pH associated with high concentrate feeding.
It is typically used to prepare tissue for extractions of nucleic acid, protein, and other constituents by shaking the tissue, steel balls and a buffering agent together.
It is typically used to prepare tissue for extractions of nucleic acid, protein, and other constituents by shaking the tissue, steel balls, and a buffering agent together in each well of the titer plate.
Glycine (amino acetic acid) is used a taste enhancer, a buffering agent, a chemical intermediate and a metal complexing agent - and has been developed recently by the pet-food industry (see European Report No 2503 for more details).The Commission has also doubled the 1998 definitive duties on Chinese imports of the herbicide glyphosate, from 24% to 48%.
Glycine, or amino acetic acid, is used as a taste enhancer, a buffering agent and a chemical intermediate.
In addition, the buffering agent in didanosine (Videx) interferes with the absorption of indinavir and thus the drugs should be taken at least 1 hour apart.
* Buffered aspirin usually won't prevent upset stomach, since it contains only a small amount of antacid as a buffering agent. On the other hand, enteric-coated pills are easier to swallow and may lessen stomach distress.
Though it yields an almost immediate and potentially revitalizing increase in pH, its benefits vanish as the water containing the buffering agent flushes out of the system and is replaced by untreated water.