Donor

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Donor

One who gives property or assets to someone else through the vehicle of a trust.

Donor

A person or institution who gives assets to another person or institution, either directly or through a trust. Under most circumstances, donors can deduct the value (or depreciated value) of the assets given from their taxable income. While many donors give out of the goodness of their hearts, many do so in order to avoid taxes, especially when donating through a trust.

donor

One who gives a gift.

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The result is the generation of ketyl radical, the radical centered on the hydrogen donor.
The additional polyether groups in the ethoxylated versions act as hydrogen donors and therefore increase the reactivity.
Comparison of butyric acid, ethanol, lactic acid, and propionic acid as hydrogen donors for the reductive dechlorination of tetrachloroethene.
The latters comprise 19 polar hydrogen donors (ten phenolic and nine alcoholic hydroxyl groups) and 25 oxygen atoms in ether, ester and carbonyl functions.