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Synonyms for pet

Synonyms for pet

one liked or preferred above all others

given special, usually doting treatment

to touch or stroke affectionately

to engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior

to be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest


Synonyms for pet

a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

stroke or caress gently

stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

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preferred above all others and treated with partiality

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According to Phil Cavin, who has been with Image Carpets since 1987, that company opened its recycled plastic-to-carpet fibers plant in 1989, originally requiring clean recycled PET flake as feedstock.
The PET fibers were dissolved in benzyl alcohol, to which chloroform was added, the solution was neutralized by 1/10 N of a sodium hydrite benzyl alcohol solution using Phenol Red as an indicator, and then the amount of carboxyl end groups was determined.
The coex film scrap contains enough EVA tie layer to compatibilize the PET and LDPE.
Therefore, suppliers of PET and HDPE have little incentive to improve quality.
the die initially contacts the PET sheet at low pressure and waits while heat is conducted from base plate to the cutting point.
Jonathon Britton, inventor of the PCC technology claims this PET can performs far better in drop tests than spin-welded lids used on competing containers.
which has worked for 18 months on a range of new PET foams.
Another critical aspect of PET molding that has led to difficulties has been its extreme sensitivity to residual moisture (see article referred to above).
Our pets give us endless hours of love and fun-filled moments of entertainment, so don't hesitate in showing them how much you care for them,'' an on-line banner reads.
But until he was diagnosed with throat cancer, he didn't fully realize how meaningful pets could be to their owners.
Judge Evans stated that her analysis of the Pet Law and the cases involving harboring of pets led her to conclude that the Pet Law deals only with leases which contain a "no pet" provision which prohibits the harboring of pets.
McGargle notes that feeding these low-in-nutrition packaged "scraps" to pets increases their chances of cancer and other degenerative diseases.