Science / Chemistry / Stripping: Stripping is a technique for removing volatile components in a mixture by bubbling a stream of an chemically unreactive gas (like nitrogen) through the sample, and then 'scrubbing' the nitrogen through a solution or solid adsorbent that can recover the volatile materials.
Science / Biology / Filtration: The removal of water and solutes from the blood; occurs in the glomerulus of the nephron. MORE
Technology / Aviation / Trike: Nickname for a weight-shift-control aircraft, such as a paraglider. MORE
Technology / Email / Pass-Along: An email recipient who got your message via forwarding from a subscriber. (Some emails offer 'forward to a friend' in the creative, but the vast majority of pass-alongs happen using email clients, and MORE