a substance, or mixture of substances, whose pH is relatively constant when in solution is capable of neutralizing both acids and bases and thus acts to maintain the original hydrogen ion concentration of the solution. Advertisements
a unit of power in the U.S. customary system equal to 745.7 watts or 550 foot-pounds per second.
the process where living organisms and organic matter contained in sewage in the presence of oxygen is converted into a more stable form.
a substance, as dissolved oxygen, nitrate, nitrite, sulfate, etc., which gives up oxygen in the oxidation of organic matter.
1.the act, or process, of oxidizing. 2. the state, or result of, being oxidized.
a high silicon alloy that is resistant to practically all corrosive wastes. The silicon content is approximately fourteen and one-half percent and the acid resistance is in the entire thickness of the metal.
a chemical mixture of copper sulfate, ammonia and chlorine. Used as an algicide.