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agent [ 'eidʒənt] n.代理人,代理商

agent ['eidʒənt] n 代理人,经纪人

中介 intermediary agent

UA User Agent 用户代理

Active agent 活性剂

Cooling agent 冷却剂

Curing agent 固化剂

Leveling agent 均化剂

Standard on Wetting Agents
润饰剂标准

Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
洁净气体灭火系统标准

Oxidizing Agent 氧化剂

commission agent 代理商;代办人;代理贸易商

claims settling agent 理赔代理人

claims surveying agent 理赔检验代理人

sole agent 独家代理(人)

exclusive agent 独家代理(人)

selling agents 销售代理

buying agents 购货代理

forwarding agents 运输代理

the agent carrying stock 储货代理

the agent of necessity 客观需要时的代理人

agent 代理人

agents or agency 代理方或代理公司

sales agent 代销人;销售代理商

Tickets available from all accredited ticket agents.
可在所有的指定的代理商买到票

Booking made through most travel agents.
可通过各地旅游代理商定票。

agent middleman 代理商

agent/merchant middleman 代理中间商

export agents 出口代理(商)

manufacturers' agents/representatives 生产商的代理商/销售代表

manufacturers' export agents (MEA) 制造商出口代理

purchasing agent 采购代理

purchasing manager/agent 采购经理/代理

sales agents 销售代理商

Estate Agents Authority [EAA]
地产代理监管局

agent identity card 代理人身分证明名牌

agent of a candidate 候选人的代理人

agent of the Government 政府的代理人

canvassing agent 拉票代理人

counting agent 监察点票代理人

election agent 选举代理人

election expense agent 选举开支代理人

polling agent 监察投票代理人

Thickening agent 增粘剂

Purchasing Agent 采购(进货)员

Agent 代理人,代理商

agent service 代理业务

authorized agent 全权代理人

law agent 法定代理人

patent agent 专利代理人

sole agent 独家代理

statutory agent 法定代理人

transfer agent 过户代理人

“What’s your occupation?” “I’m an insurance agent.”
“你的职业是什么?” “保险代理人。”

Since Tom Lee is our sole agent for our products in Korea, we can't make you a direct offer.
因为汤姆·李是我方产品在韩国的独家代理人,所以我们不能直接向您发盘。

Please use normal export containers unless you receive special instructions from our agents.
除非你们收到我方代理的特别指示,否则请用正常出口集装箱。

Contrast agent 对比剂

Wetting agents 润湿剂

authorized agent 指定的代理人

consignment agent 寄售代理人

Pubic officers are the servats and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made.
Crover Cleveland, American president
政府官员是人民的公仆和代理人,应执行人民制定的法律。
美国总统克利夫兰.C.

agent n.代理人;管理人;代办人

Documents must be presented for negotiation within…days after the on board date of bill of lading/after the date of issuance of forwarding agents' cargo receipts
单据需在已装船提单/运输行签发之货物承运收据日期后……天内提示议付

Usually a 1% commission is given to our agent.
一般情况下,我们给代理商百分之一的佣金。

Our agents in other areas usually get a 3-5% commission.
我方其他地区的代理通常得到3-5%的佣金。

Commission is allowed to agents only.
我们只对代理付佣金。

In consideration of your extensive experience in the field, we are glad to appoint you as our agent.
考虑到你们在这一业务范围的丰富经验,我们很高兴指定你们为我们的代理。

I'm entitled to being appointed as your agent.
我有权被指定为你方代理。

We keep a stock in London and act as distributors as well as agents.
我们在伦敦有库存并经营销售兼做代理。

Thank you for your proposal of acting as our agent.
谢谢你方作为我们代理的建议。

If we come to terms, we'll appoint you as our agent.
如果达成协议,我们将指定你为我方的代理。

We wish to handle as an agent the goods you are exporting.
我们愿意担任你们出口商品的代理。

We can play an important part as a buying agent in your overseas trade.
我们能在担任你方海外贸易的进口代理中起重要作用。

We're in a position to take good care of your import business as a buying agent.
我们能负起作为你方进口业务中买放代理的责任。

Please get in touch with our agents for the supply of the goods you require.
你们所需的商品,请与我们的代理联系。

Unless you increase the turnover, we can hardly appoint you as our sole agent.
除非你们增加营业额,否则我们无法指定你们作为我方的独家代理。

Don't you think the annual turnover for a sole agent is rather conservative?
对独家代理来讲,这样一个年销售量,您不认为太保守吗?

It was two years ago that we made them our sole agent.
我们是在两年前委任他们为我方独家代理的。

When opportunity matures, we will consider making you our exclusive agent for the U.K.
当机会成熟时,我们将考虑委托你为我方在联合王国的独家代理。

We'll consider appointing you as our sole agent for our T shirts for the next two years in your local market.
我们将考虑指定您为贵国市场上T恤衫的独家代理,为期两年。

How can we appoint you as our sole agent for such a small quantity?
订货量如此之少,我们怎能请您做独家代理呢?

We are not yet prepared to take the question of sole agent into consideration for the time being.
我们目前还不准备考虑有关独家代理的问题。

We should be interested in acting as your sole agent.
我们很乐意做贵公司的独家代理人。

According to the power the principal has delegated to a selling agent, the agent may just introduce the potential customer to the principal or actually negotiate and conclude the contract between the two parties. The have the following characteristics:
按照委托人所授予其代理人的权利,销售代理可能只负责向委托人介绍潜在客户或者实际谈判并签订双方间的合同。代理人有以下几个特点:

A) An agent can only operate within the marketing territory authorized by the principal.
A)代理人只能在委托人所授权的代理区域内执行代理业务。

B) An agent does not carry stock. The goods are carried only as consignment inventory. Payment is based on delivery to the ultimate buyer.
B)代理人本身不储存货物。代理人手中的货物均为代销的货物,待最终的买主付款后,委托人才能收到货款。

D) The profit and risk of loss remains within the principal, unless the agent is a del credere one.
D)委托人既享有利润有承担亏损风险,除非代理人为保付代理。

E) Agents are usually paid with commission.
E)代理人的报酬通常为佣金。

暗探 [àn tàn] /secret agent/detective/

包销 [bāo xiāo] /have exclusive selling rights/be the sole agent for a production unit or firm/

别动队 [bié dòng duì] /special detachment/commando/an armed secret agent squad/

橙剂 [chéng jì] /agent orange/

橙色剂 [chéng sè jì] /agent orange/

代理人 [dài lǐ rén] /agent/

使用者中介 [shǐ yòng zhě zhōng jiè] /user agent/

特务 [tè wu ] /(n) special assignment (military)/(n) special agent; operative; spy/

讯息传递中介 [xùn xī chuán dì zhōng jiè] /message transfer agent/MTA/

氧化剂 [yǎng huà jì] /oxidant/oxidizing agent/

中介 [zhōng jiè] /agent (computer)/

Fifty years ago, the chance of a baby (particularly a boy baby) surviving depended on its weight.
50年前,婴儿(尤其是男婴)存活的机会取决于体重,
A kilogram too light or too heavy meant almost certain death.
过轻或过重几乎意味着必死无疑。
Today it makes almost no difference.
今日体重几乎不起什么作用,
Since much of the variation is due to genes one more agent of evolution has gone.
因为大部分差异是由基因引起的,又一个进化的因素消失了。

{adj: adroit, clever, ingenious} skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends
"cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician"
"came up with a clever story"
"an ingenious press agent"
"an ingenious scheme"

{adj: agential} of or relating to an agent or agency

{adj: ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued} marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
"she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
"a double-dealing double agent"
"a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray

{adj: built, reinforced} (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness
"the built liquid detergents"

{adj: buttery, fulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuous} unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
"buttery praise"
"gave him a fulsome introduction"
"an oily sycophantic press agent"
"oleaginous hypocrisy"
"smarmy self-importance"
"the unctuous Uriah Heep"
"soapy compliments"

{adj: clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground} conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
"clandestine intelligence operations"
"cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"
"hole-and-corner intrigue"
"secret missions"
"a secret agent"
"secret sales of arms"
"surreptitious mobilization of troops"
"an undercover investigation"
"underground resistance"

{adj: cohesive} causing cohesion
"a cohesive agent"

{adj: curable} capable of being hardened by some additive or other agent

{adj: curative, healing, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic} tending to cure or restore to health
"curative powers of herbal remedies"
"her gentle healing hand"
"remedial surgery"
"a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"
"a therapeutic agent"
"therapeutic diets"

{adj: depressant} capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
<-> stimulative

{adj: developing} making or becoming visible through or as if through the action of a chemical agent
"he watched as the developing photograph became clearer and sharper"

{adj: direct, unmediated} having no intervening persons, agents, conditions
"in direct sunlight"
"in direct contact with the voters"
"direct exposure to the disease"
"a direct link"
"the direct cause of the accident"
"direct vote"

{adj: directed} manageable by a supervising agent
"a directed program of study"

{adj: etiological, etiologic, aetiological, aetiologic} relating to the etiology of a disease
"etiological agent"

{adj: highly sensitive} readily affected by various agents
"a highly sensitive explosive is easily exploded by a shock"
"a sensitive colloid is readily coagulated"

{adj: hypoglycemic, hypoglycaemic} of or relating to hypoglycemia
"hypoglycemic agents"

{adj: igneous, eruptive} produced by the action of fire or intense heat
"rocks formed by igneous agents"
<-> aqueous

{adj: incendiary} capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily
"an incendiary agent"
"incendiary bombs"

{adj: infectious, infective} caused by infection or capable of causing infection
"viruses and other infective agents"
"a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease"

{adj: infective, morbific, pathogenic} able to cause disease
"infective agents"
"pathogenic bacteria"

{adj: irritating, irritative} (used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite
"an irritative agent"

{adj: light, light-colored} (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
"light blue"
"light colors such as pastels"
"a light-colored powder"
<-> dark

{adj: mutafacient} capable of inducing mutation (used mainly of intracellular agents)

{adj: nonspecific} not caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides
"nonspecific enteritis"
<-> specific, specific

{adj: prime} used of the first or originating agent
"prime mover"

{adj: purifying} freeing from noxious matter
"filtration is a purifying agent"
<-> adulterating

{adj: pushful, pushing, pushy} marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative
"an aggressive young executive"
"a pushful insurance agent"
"a pushing youth intent on getting on in the world"

{adj: responsible, responsible for} being the agent or cause
"determined who was the responsible party"
"termites were responsible for the damage"

{adj: stimulative} capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
<-> depressant

{adj: tanned} converted to leather by a tanning agent
<-> untanned

{adj: teratogenic} of or relating to substances or agents that can interfere with normal embryonic development

{adj: treated} subjected to a physical (or chemical) treatment or action or agent
"the sludge of treated sewage can be used as fertilizer"
"treated timbers resist rot"
"treated fabrics resist wrinkling"
<-> untreated

{adj: untanned} not converted to leather by a tanning agent
"a whip made of untanned hide"
<-> tanned

{adj: voluntary} of your own free will or design; not forced or compelled
"man is a voluntary agent"
"participation was voluntary"
"voluntary manslaughter"
"voluntary generosity in times of disaster"
"voluntary social workers"
"a voluntary confession"
<-> involuntary

{n: Agent Orange} a herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas

{n: Bordeaux mixture} antifungal agent consisting of a solution of copper sulphate and quicklime

{n: Clorox} a commercial bleaching agent

{n: Dutch-processed cocoa} cocoa powder treated with a mild alkalizing agent (such as baking soda)

{n: Fleming, Ian Fleming, Ian Lancaster Fleming} British writer famous for writing spy novels about secret agent James Bond (1908-1964)

{n: Francisella tularensis} the type species of the genus Francisella and the causal agent of tularemia in humans; can be used as a bioweapon

{n: G-man, FBI agent, government man} a special law-enforcement agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

{n: Indian agent} a representative of the federal government to American Indian tribes (especially on Indian reservations)

{n: NOC} an undercover agent who is given no official cover

{n: T-man} a special law-enforcement agent of the United States Treasury

{n: VX gas} a highly lethal nerve agent used in chemical warfare; a toxic liquid that penetrates the skin or lungs to disrupt the nervous system and stop respiration; in combat VX gas is deployed by detonating a container over the target area and can persist in the environment up to several weeks after release
"VX gas is one of those things we wish we could disinvent"

{n: ablative, ablative case} the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb

{n: abortifacient, aborticide, abortion-inducing drug} a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion

{n: acaricide, acaracide} a chemical agent used to kill mites

{n: activating agent} (mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral

{n: active agent, active} chemical agent capable of activity

{n: actor's agent, theatrical agent} a business agent for an actor

{n: adhesive material, adhesive agent, adhesive} a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together

{n: adjuster, adjustor, claims adjuster, claims adjustor, claim agent} one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement

{n: affected role, patient role, patient} the semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

{n: agar, agar-agar} a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods

{n: agar, nutrient agar} any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent

{n: agent bank} a bank that acts as an agent for a foreign bank

{n: agent provocateur, provocateur} a secret agent who incites suspected persons to commit illegal acts

{n: agent, factor, broker} a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

{n: agent, federal agent} any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

{n: agent-in-place} an operative serving as a penetration into an intelligence target

{n: agentive role, agent} the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

{n: agent} a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

{n: agent} a substance that exerts some force or effect

{n: agent} an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
"their research uncovered new disease agents"

{n: airborne transmission} a transmission mechanism in the which the infectious agent is spread as an aerosol and usually enters a person through the respiratory tract

{n: alcohol, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant} a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
"alcohol (or drink) ruined him"

{n: alkalating agent} an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer

{n: alpha blocker, alpha-blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent} any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder

{n: alpha receptor, alpha-adrenergic receptor, alpha-adrenoceptor} receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and contraction of smooth muscles)

{n: alprazolam, Xanax} an antianxiety agent (trade name Xanax) of the benzodiazepine class

{n: amiodarone, Cordarone} an antiarrhythmic drug (trade name Cordarone) that has potentially fatal side effects and is used to control serious heart rhythm problems only when safer agents have been ineffective

{n: amphotericin} an antibiotic and antifungal agent

{n: anesthetic, anaesthetic, anesthetic agent, anaesthetic agent} a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations

{n: angiotensin II} a potent vasopressor agent formed from angiotensin I

{n: antacid, gastric antacid, alkalizer, alkaliser, antiacid} an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)

{n: antiflatulent} any agent that reduces intestinal gas

{n: antifungal, antifungal agent, fungicide, antimycotic, antimycotic agent} any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi

{n: antispasmodic, spasmolytic, antispasmodic agent} a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

{n: antisyphilitic} a drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilis

{n: antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drug} any drug that destroys viruses

{n: aphrodisiac} a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire

{n: assay} a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.

{n: atropine} a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides

{n: attack} the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)
"the film was sensitive to attack by acids"
"open to attack by the elements"

{n: auctioneer} an agent who conducts an auction

{n: authorizer, authoriser} an authority who authorizes (people or actions)
"the agents report back to their authorizers"

{n: autoinjector} a hypodermic syringe to use in injecting yourself with a liquid
"United States troops now carry atropine and autoinjectors in their first-aid kits to use in case of organophosphate nerve agent poisoning"

{n: bactericide, bacteriacide} any chemical agent that destroys bacteria

{n: bailee} the agent to whom property involved in a bailment is delivered

{n: beet sugar} sugar from sugar beets used as sweetening agent

{n: behalf} as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of")
"the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child"
"this letter is written on behalf of my client";

{n: beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent} any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system

{n: beta receptor, beta-adrenergic receptor, beta-adrenoceptor} receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasodilation and increased heart beat)

{n: biohazard suit} a loose one-piece garment worn to protect the wearer against dangerous biological or chemical agents

{n: biohazard} hazard to humans or the environment resulting from biological agents or conditions

{n: biological agent, biohazard} any bacterium or virus or toxin that could be used in biological warfare

{n: biological defense, biological defence, biodefense, biodefence} procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents

{n: biosafety level 1} exposure only to infectious agents that do not ordinarily cause human disease

{n: biosafety level 2} exposure to infectious agents that can cause disease in humans but whose potential for transmission is limited

{n: biosafety level 3} exposure to infectious agents that can be transmitted by the respiratory route and which can cause serious infection

{n: biosafety level 4} exposure to exotic infectious agents that pose a high risk of life-threatening disease and can be transmitted as an aerosol and for which there is no vaccine or therapy

{n: biosafety level} the level of safety from exposure to infectious agents; depends on work practices and safety equipment and facilities

{n: biosafety} safety from exposure to infectious agents

{n: bleach liquor} a solution containing bleaching agents that is used to bleach textiles or paper pulp

{n: bleaching agent, bleach, blanching agent, whitener} an agent that makes things white or colorless

{n: bleach} the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)

{n: blocker, blocking agent} a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process

{n: book agent} a book salesman

{n: booker, booking agent} someone who engages a person or company for performances

{n: borax} an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent

{n: bridge agent} an operative who acts as a courier or go-between from a case officer to a secret agent in a hostile area

{n: bromic acid} an unstable acid used as an oxidizing agent

{n: bullyboy} a swaggering tough; usually one acting as an agent of a political faction

{n: business agent} an agent who handles business affairs for another; especially one who deals with employers

{n: calcium chloride} a deliquescent salt; used in de-icing and as a drying agent

{n: calcium hydride, hydrolith} a saltlike binary compound (CaH2) used as a reducing agent and source of hydrogen

{n: calcium hypochlorite} any hypochlorite of calcium; used as a bleaching agent

{n: cane sugar} sugar from sugarcane used as sweetening agent

{n: cannabin, cannabis resin} a resin obtained from the hemp plant; thought to be the active narcotic agent in marijuana

{n: case-to-infection proportion, case-to-infection ratio} the number of cases of a disease divided by the number of infections with the agent that causes the disease

{n: causal agent, cause, causal agency} any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results

{n: cause of death, killer} the causal agent resulting in death
"heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States"

{n: cautery, cauterization, cauterisation} the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing

{n: chemical agent} an agent that produces chemical reactions

{n: chemical bomb, gas bomb} a bomb laden with chemical agents that are released when the bomb explodes

{n: chemical defense, chemical defence} procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using chemical agents

{n: chemical terrorism} terrorism using the chemical agents of chemical warfare; can undermine the personal security of citizens
"a good agent for chemical terrorism should be colorless and odorless and inexpensive and readily available and not detectable until symptoms are experienced"

{n: chemical warfare, chemical operations} warfare using chemical agents to kill or injure or incapacitate the enemy

{n: chemotherapy} the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)

{n: chlorambucil, Leukeran} an alkalating agent (trade name Leukeran) used to treat some kinds of cancer

{n: chlorine water} an aqueous solution of chlorine used as a bleaching agent

{n: chlorine, Cl, atomic number 17} a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)

{n: citric acid} a weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits); used as a flavoring agent

{n: cleansing agent, cleanser, cleaner} a preparation used in cleaning something

{n: coagulant, coagulator} an agent that produces coagulation

{n: codetalker, windtalker} a secret agent who was one of the Navajos who devised and used a code based on their native language; the code was unbroken by the Japanese during World War II

{n: commercial bribery} bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction

{n: concurrence, concurrency} acting together as of agents or circumstances or events

{n: conduction anesthesia, conduction anaesthesia, nerve block anesthesia, nerve block anaesthesia, block anesthesia, block anaesthesia} anesthesia of an area supplied by a nerve; produced by an anesthetic agent applied to the nerve

{n: contraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control device} an agent or device intended to prevent conception

{n: coolant} a fluid agent (gas or liquid) that produces cooling; especially one used to cool a system by transferring heat away from one part to another
"he added more coolant to the car's radiator"
"the atomic reactor used a gas coolant"
"lathe operators use an emulsion of oil and water as a coolant for the cutting tool"

{n: corn sugar} dextrose used as sweetening agent

{n: county agent, agricultural agent, extension agent} an advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economics

{n: cover} a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
"her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"

{n: customer agent} a foreign purchaser who buys goods outright for resale

{n: denaturant} any substance that serves as a denaturing agent

{n: desiccant, drying agent, drier, sicative} a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)

{n: detergent} a cleansing agent that differs from soap but can also emulsify oils and hold dirt in suspension

{n: deus ex machina} any active agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an insoluble difficulty

{n: dextrin} any of various polysaccharides obtained by hydrolysis of starch; a tasteless and odorless gummy substance that is used as a thickening agent and in adhesives and in dietary supplements

{n: diazepam, Valium} a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning

{n: dilutant, diluent, thinner} a diluting agent

{n: direct transmission} a transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred directly into the body via touching or biting or kissing or sexual intercourse or by droplets entering the eye or nose or mouth

{n: disinfectant, germicide, antimicrobic, antimicrobial} an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

{n: dose, dosage} the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time

{n: double agent} a spy who works for two mutually antagonistic countries

{n: eliminator} an agent that eliminates something

{n: emmenagogue} any agent that promotes menstrual discharge

{n: employment agent} someone who runs an employment agency

{n: emulsifier} a surface-active agent that promotes the formation of an emulsion

{n: espionage agent} someone employed to spy on another country or business competitor

{n: ethyl alcohol, ethanol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcohol} the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline

{n: explosive trace detection, ETD} a system for screening luggage in airports; an agent passes a swab around or inside luggage and then runs the swab through a machine that can detect trace amounts of explosives

{n: first cause, prime mover, primum mobile} an agent that is the cause of all things but does not itself have a cause
"God is the first cause"

{n: fixing agent, fixer} a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)

{n: fluorine, F, atomic number 9} a nonmetallic univalent element belonging to the halogens; usually a yellow irritating toxic flammable gas; a powerful oxidizing agent; recovered from fluorite or cryolite or fluorapatite

{n: fomite, vehicle} any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another

{n: foreign agent} a spy for a foreign country

{n: free agent, free spirit, freewheeler} someone acting freely or even irresponsibly

{n: free agent} (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team

{n: freight agent} an employee of a freight carrier who directs the receipt and delivery of goods

{n: galactagogue} agent that induces milk secretion

{n: gallamine, Flaxedil} neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia

{n: government agent} a representative or official of a government or administrative department of a government

{n: guar, cluster bean, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, Cyamopsis psoraloides} drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material

{n: handler} an agent who handles something or someone
"the senator's campaign handlers"

{n: herbicide, weedkiller, weed killer} a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth

{n: highjacker, highwayman, hijacker, road agent} a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it

{n: hydrazine} a colorless fuming corrosive liquid; a powerful reducing agent; used chiefly in rocket fuels

{n: hydrogen peroxide, peroxide} a viscous liquid with strong oxidizing properties; a powerful bleaching agent; also used as a disinfectant and (in strong concentrations) as an oxidant in rocket fuels

{n: hypnagogue} an agent that induces drowsiness or sleep

{n: hypo, sodium thiosulphate, sodium thiosulfate} a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing

{n: hypochlorous acid} a weak unstable acid known only in solution and in its salts; used as a bleaching agent and as an oxidizing agent

{n: hypoglycemic agent, hypoglycaemic agent} any of various agents that decrease the level of glucose in the blood and are used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus

{n: immunogen, immunizing agent} any substance or organism that provokes an immune response (produces immunity) when introduced into the body

{n: impairer} an agent that impairs
"crops can be great impairers of the soil"

{n: indirect transmission} a transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred to the person by a fomite of vector

{n: inducer} an agent capable of activating specific genes

{n: infectious agent, infective agent} an agent capable of producing infection

{n: inquiry agent} a private detective

{n: instrumental role, instrument} the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process

{n: insurance broker, insurance agent, general agent, underwriter} an agent who sells insurance

{n: kickback} a commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction

{n: lactifuge} any agent that reduces milk secretion (as given to a woman who is not breast feeding)

{n: lactogen} any agent that enhances milk production

{n: land agent} a person who administers a landed estate

{n: law agent} a solicitor in Scotland

{n: lead bank, agent bank} a bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests

{n: lethal agent} an agent capable of causing death

{n: liquid bleach} a solution containing bleaching agents; used for laundry

{n: literary agent} an agent who represents an author is dealings with publishers

{n: lysin} any substance (such as an antibody) or agent that can cause lysis

{n: major tranquilizer, major tranquillizer, major tranquilliser, antipsychotic drug, antipsychotic agent, antipsychotic, neuroleptic drug, neuroleptic agent, neuroleptic} tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired

{n: mescaline, peyote} the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons

{n: metaphosphoric acid} a glassy solid acid ([HPO3]n) often used as a dehydrating agent

{n: methenamine, Mandelamine, Urex} antibacterial agent (trade names Mandelamine and Urex) that is contained in many products that are used to treat urinary infections

{n: miconazole, Monistat} an antifungal agent usually administered in the form of a nitrate (trade name Monistat)

{n: mill agent} the responsible official at a mill that is under absentee ownership

{n: mitogen} an agent that triggers mitosis

{n: motor} a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
"happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action"

{n: mustard gas, mustard agent, blistering agent, dichloroethyl sulfide, sulfur mustard} a toxic war gas with sulfide based compounds that raises blisters and attacks the eyes and lungs; there is no known antidote

{n: mutagen} any agent (physical or environmental) that can induce a genetic mutation or can increase the rate of mutation

{n: nadolol, Corgard} a beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina

{n: nalidixic acid, NegGram} antibacterial agent used especially to treat genitourinary infections

{n: narc, nark, narcotics agent} a lawman concerned with narcotics violations

{n: nature} a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
"the laws of nature"
"nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women"

{n: nerve gas, nerve agent} a toxic gas that is inhaled or absorbed through the skin and has harmful effects on the nervous and respiratory system

{n: neuromuscular blocking agent} a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles

{n: operator, manipulator} an agent that operates some apparatus or machine
"the operator of the switchboard"

{n: organophosphate nerve agent} any of a series of nerve agents containing organophosphate compounds first synthesized by German chemists in 1936; in World War II the Germans tested them in concentration camps but not on the battlefield; Iraq is alleged to have used them against Iran and against the Kurds

{n: oxidant, oxidizer, oxidiser, oxidizing agent} a substance that oxidizes another substance

{n: ozone} a colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water; a strong oxidizing agent; can be produced by electric discharge in oxygen or by the action of ultraviolet radiation on oxygen in the stratosphere (where it acts as a screen for ultraviolet radiation)

{n: package tour, package holiday} a tour arranged by a travel agent; transportation and food and lodging are all provided at an inclusive price

{n: parliamentary agent} a person who is employed to look after the affairs of businesses that are affected by legislation of the British Parliament

{n: pathogen} any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism)

{n: pediculicide} a chemical agent that kills lice

{n: perchloric acid} a powerful oxidizing agent; forms perchlorates

{n: physical therapy, physiotherapy, physiatrics} therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities

{n: plain flour} flour that does not contain a raising agent

{n: potassium carbonate} a white salt (K2CO3) that is basic in solution; used to make glass and cleansing agents

{n: potassium chlorate} a white salt (KClO3) used in matches, fireworks, and explosives; also used as a disinfectant and bleaching agent

{n: potassium permanganate, permanganate of potash} a poisonous salt that forms dark purple crystals and is purple-red when dissolved in water; used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant and antiseptic

{n: power of attorney} a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent

{n: precipitant} an agent that causes a precipitate to form

{n: press agent, publicity man, public relations man, PR man} someone employed to arrange publicity (for a firm or a public figure)

{n: prion} (microbiology) an infectious protein particle similar to a virus but lacking nucleic acid; thought to be the agent responsible for scrapie and other degenerative diseases of the nervous system

{n: psychotropic agent} a chemical substance that can influence human consciousness

{n: purchasing agent} an agent who purchases goods or services for another

{n: quaternary ammonium compound} a compound derived from ammonium with hydrogen atoms replaced by organic groups; used as surface-active agents, disinfectants, and in drugs

{n: quick bread} breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking

{n: quickener, invigorator, enlivener} an agent that gives or restores life or vigor
"the soul is the quickener of the body"

{n: reaction, response} a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some foregoing stimulus or agent
"a bad reaction to the medicine"
"his responses have slowed with age"

{n: reagent} a chemical agent for use in chemical reactions

{n: realtor, real estate broker, real estate agent, estate agent, land agent, house agent} a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
"in England they call a realtor a land agent"

{n: receptor} a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response

{n: reducing agent, reducer, reductant} a substance capable of bringing about the reduction of another substance as it itself is oxidized; used in photography to lessen the density of a negative or print by oxidizing some of the slackened silver


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