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Donor

The party conferring a power. One who makes a gift. One who creates a trust.

donor

n. a person or entity making a gift or donation.

donor

noun aider, almsgiver, altruist, assignor, backer, benefactor, benefactress, bequeather, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor, contributor, deliverer, devisor, distributor of largess, donator, free giver, generous giver, giver, Good Samaritan, grantor, helper, humanitarian, patron, patroness, philanthropist, presenter, rewarder, vouchsafer
Foreign phrases: Voluntas donatoris in charta doni sui manifeste expressa observetur.The will of the donor which is clearly expressed in his deed of gift should be obberved.
See also: benefactor, contributor, feoffor, good samaritan, maker, transferor

donor

a person who makes a gift of property.

DONOR. He who makes a gift. (q.v.)

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Therefore, it is desirable to apply this hydrogen donor to the hydrogenation of other oils.
Present work shows that a-glycerophosphate was third best and succinate was fourth best hydrogen donor for oxyrase activity of both bacterial membrane fragments (maximum oxygen reduced by E.
The result is the generation of ketyl radical, the radical centered on the hydrogen donor.
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The additional polyether groups in the ethoxylated versions act as hydrogen donors and therefore increase the reactivity.