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Scumming

A situation in which a part of a printing plate not intended for ink takes on ink anyway. The ink is transferred to paper by accident. Printers seek to avoid scumming.
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The yield of the adsorbent is defined as the ratio of the mass of calcined powder to the mass of sugar scum powder.
"Terrorism is alien to our societies and is done by criminal scum who daily kill hundreds of people - whether those convening in ma'atams, weddings or minding their own business.
Scumoween: A Nightmare On Scum Street had been advertised on Facebook to take place in Whitgift Street beginning at 8pm on Halloween night and lasting all weekend.
The ministry said it was determined to physically remove [the] despicable human scum who are committing treason.
Cllr Anderson said he was responding to shouts of "Nazi scum" as he entered the venue where there was a protest outside against Conservative minister Francis Maude, who was meeting city leaders.
The initial solids contents of each tank (sludge depth and scum thickness) were classified into one of three relative maintenance levels prior to the study (low, intermediate, and high).
We have a long way to go in the work to make the world a better place, but calling people scum will not help.
THIEF Michael Nicklin, 28, who is awaiting sentence for stealing a Poppy collection tin in Hull, has admitted he is "scum" and vowed to pay the British Legion pounds 100.
(2) When her authorship of the SCUM Manifesto is cited as her primary achievement, the Warhol shooting is never far behind.
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If y'all are a woman op-pressed by patriarchal domination, y'all jes whip out yawr .38 and spling splang there you go, a man's brain spattered on the wall, and y'all are free, Free, FREE!" Claire Dederer, in her review of SCUM Manifesto ["Cutting Remarks," June 14], expresses sisterly admiration for the nutcase assassin Valerie Solanas, who gunned down Andy Warhol and some other poor shmuck who accidentally got in her way when she couldn't find her publisher to kill.
They feature "no scum" side and bottom edges and triple-ply twisted nylon stitching.