Substrate

Science / Marine Biology / Substrate: The material upon or within which a plant or animal live or grows (e.g. Rocky or sandy substrate). See also benthic.

Substrate Feeders

Science / Biology / Substrate Feeders: Animals such as earthworms or termites that eat the soil or wood through which they burrow. MORE

Primer

Business / Construction / Primer: The first, base coat of paint when a paint job consists of two or more coats. A first coating formulated to seal raw surfaces and holding succeeding finish coats. MORE

Elasticity

Life Style / Painting / Elasticity: The ability of paint or sealant to expand and contract with the substrate without suffering damage or changes in its appearance. MORE

Sealer

Business / Construction / Sealer: A finishing material, either clear or pigmented, that is usually applied directly over raw wood for the purpose of sealing the wood surface. MORE

Water Repellant

Life Style / Painting / Water Repellant: Any finish that prevents penetration of water into the substrate. MORE

Sugar

Science / Chemistry / Sugar: A carbohydrate with a characteristically sweet taste. Sugars are classified as monosaccharides, disaccharides, or trisaccharides. MORE

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