Stripping

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.

Filtration

Science / Biology / Filtration: The removal of water and solutes from the blood; occurs in the glomerulus of the nephron. MORE

Trike

Technology / Aviation / Trike: Nickname for a weight-shift-control aircraft, such as a paraglider. MORE

Pass-Along

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

Weatherization

Business / Construction / Weatherization: Work on a building exterior in order to reduce energy consumption for heating or cooling. Work involving adding insulation, installing storm windows and doors, caulking cracks and putting on weather- MORE

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