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An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who controls the flight of an aircraft by operating its directional flight controls.
The albumins (formed from Latin: albumen "(egg) white; dried egg white") are a family of globular proteins, the most common of which are the serum albumins.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.
An amylase is an enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of starch into sugars.
Aniline leather is a type of leather dyed exclusively with soluble dyes.
Armour (British English or Canadian English) or armor (American English; see spelling differences) is a protective covering that is used to prevent damage from being inflicted to an object, individual or vehicle by direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat, or from damage caused by a potentially dangerous environment or activity (e.g., cycling, construction sites, etc.). Personal armour is used to protect soldiers and war animals.
Artificial leather is a material intended to substitute for leather in fields such as upholstery, clothing, footwear and fabrics and other uses where a leather-like finish is desired but the actual material is cost-prohibitive or unsuitable.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
Bark mills, also known as Catskill’s mills, were water, steam, horse, ox or wind-powered edge mills used to process the bark, roots, and branches of various tree species into a fine powder known as tanbark, used for tanning leather.
Bicast leather (also spelled as bi-cast leather or bycast leather) is a material made with a split leather backing covered with a embossed layer of polyurethane or vinyl.
Biodegradation is the disintegration of materials by bacteria, fungi, or other biological means.
Biomass is an industry term for getting energy by burning wood, and other organic matter.
Black metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.
Bleach is the generic name for any chemical product which is used industrially and domestically to whiten clothes, lighten hair color and remove stains.
Boiled leather, often referred to by its French translation, cuir bouilli, was a historical material for various uses common in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period.
Bonded leather, also called reconstituted leather or blended leather, is a term used for a manufactured upholstery material which contains animal hide.
Bookbinding is the process of physically assembling a book of codex format from an ordered stack of paper sheets that are folded together into sections or sometimes left as a stack of individual sheets.
A bullwhip is a single-tailed whip, usually made of braided leather, designed as a tool for working with livestock.
A carbon footprint is historically defined as the total emissions caused by an individual, event, organisation, or product, expressed as carbon dioxide equivalent.
Casein ("kay-seen", from Latin caseus, "cheese") is a family of related phosphoproteins (αS1, αS2, β, κ).
Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.
Chamois leather is a type of porous leather, traditionally the skin of the chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), a type of European mountain goat but today it is made almost exclusively from the flesh split of a sheepskin.
Chaps are sturdy coverings for the legs consisting of leggings and a belt.
Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24.
Chromium(III) sulfate usually refers to the inorganic compounds with the formula Cr2(SO4)3.
Collagen is the main structural protein in the extracellular space in the various connective tissues in animal bodies.
The ostrich or common ostrich (Struthio camelus) is either of two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member(s) of the genus Struthio, which is in the ratite family.
A conditioner is a substance or process that improves the quality of another material.
A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks.
Croatia (Hrvatska), officially the Republic of Croatia (Republika Hrvatska), is a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
A currier is a specialist in the leather processing industry.
Decomposition is the process by which organic substances are broken down into simpler organic matter.
Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae.
Degreasing, often called defatting or fat trimming, is the removal of fatty acids from an object.
The deliming operation in leather processing is a drum/paddle or pit based operation where two main objectives are met.
Dyeing is the process of adding color to textile products like fibers, yarns, and fabrics.
Elastin is a highly elastic protein in connective tissue and allows many tissues in the body to resume their shape after stretching or contracting.
Enzymes are macromolecular biological catalysts.
Extreme metal is a loosely defined umbrella term for a number of related heavy metal music subgenres that have developed since the early 1980s.
Formic acid, systematically named methanoic acid, is the simplest carboxylic acid.
The Ganges, also known as Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh.
A glaze is a thin transparent or semi-transparent layer on a painting which modifies the appearance of the underlying paint layer.
The globulins are a family of globular proteins that have higher molecular weights than albumins and are insoluble in pure water but dissolve in dilute salt solutions.
Glutaraldehyde, sold under the brandname Cidex and Glutaral among others, is a disinfectant and medication.
Gothic rock (alternately called goth-rock or goth) is a style of rock music that emerged from post-punk in the late 1970s.
Heavy industry is industry that involves one or more characteristics such as large and heavy products; large and heavy equipment and facilities (such as heavy equipment, large machine tools, and huge buildings); or complex or numerous processes.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
Hydrogen sulfide is the chemical compound with the chemical formula H2S.
A jacket is a mid-stomach–length garment for the upper body.
Jainism, traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion.
Judaism (originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is the religion of the Jewish people.
Kangaroo leather is a strong light weight leather derived from the hide of the kangaroo.
Kanpur (formerly Cawnpore) is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow.
Historically, were one of the traditionally made that were used by the samurai of ancient and feudal Japan.
Keratin is one of a family of fibrous structural proteins.
Lake Victoria (Nam Lolwe in Luo; Nalubaale in Luganda; Nyanza in Kinyarwanda and some Bantu languages) is one of the African Great Lakes.
Latex is a stable dispersion (emulsion) of polymer microparticles in an aqueous medium.
The leather manufacturing process is divided into three sub-processes: preparatory stages, tanning and crusting.
The leather subculture denotes practices and styles of dress organized around sexual activities that involve leather garments, such as leather jackets, vests, boots, chaps, harnesses, or other items.
Liming is a process used for parchment or leather processing, in which hides are soaked in an alkali solution.
A lipase is any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of fats (lipids).
Mercury is a chemical element with symbol Hg and atomic number 80.
Mink oil is an oil used in medical and cosmetic products.
A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.
A musical ensemble, also known as a music group or musical group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, with the ensemble typically known by a distinct name.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
Naugahyde is an American brand of artificial leather.
Neatsfoot oil is a yellow oil rendered and purified from the shin bones and feet (but not the hooves) of cattle.
Nubuck (pronounced) is top-grain cattle leather that has been sanded or buffed on the grain side, or outside, to give a slight nap of short protein fibers, producing a velvet-like surface.
Ostrich leather is the result of tanning skins taken from African ostriches farmed for their feathers, skin and meat.
An oxazolidine is a five-membered ring compound consisting of three carbons, a nitrogen, and an oxygen.
Patent leather is a type of coated leather that has a high-gloss finish.
Patina is a thin layer that variously forms on the surface of copper, bronze and similar metals (tarnish produced by oxidation or other chemical processes), or certain stones, and wooden furniture (sheen produced by age, wear, and polishing), or any similar acquired change of a surface through age and exposure.
Pickling is the process of preserving or expanding the lifespan of food by either anaerobic fermentation in brine or immersion in vinegar.
A protease (also called a peptidase or proteinase) is an enzyme that performs proteolysis: protein catabolism by hydrolysis of peptide bonds.
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.
Punk subculture includes a diverse array of ideologies, fashion, and other forms of expression, visual art, dance, literature and film.
The putting-out system is a means of subcontracting work.
Rawhide is a hide or animal skin that has not been exposed to tanning.
Red rot (also redrot) is a degradation process found in vegetable-tanned leather.
Road rash is a colloquial term for skin injury caused by abrasion with road surfaces, usually as a consequence of cycling and motorcycling accidents.
Russia leather is a particular form of bark-tanned cow leather.
Saddle soap is a proprietary compound used for cleaning, conditioning, and protecting leather.
Salt, table salt or common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.
A Sefer Torah (ספר תורה; "Book of Torah" or "Torah scroll"; plural: Sifrei Torah) is a handwritten copy of the Torah, the holiest book in Judaism.
Seth Boyden (November 17, 1788 – March 31, 1870) was an American inventor.
Sexual fetishism or erotic fetishism is a sexual fixation on a nonliving object or nongenital body part.
Shell cordovan (or cordovan) is a type of leather commonly used in high-end shoemaking.
Shoe polish (or boot polish) is a waxy paste, cream, or liquid used to polish, shine, and waterproof leather shoes or boots to extend the footwear's life, and restore, maintain and improve their appearance.
Shrinkage is the process in which a fabric becomes smaller than its original size, usually through the process of laundry.
Snakeskin may either refer to the skin of a live snake, the shed skin of a snake after molting, or to a type of leather that is made from the hide of a dead snake.
A solvent (from the Latin solvō, "loosen, untie, solve") is a substance that dissolves a solute (a chemically distinct liquid, solid or gas), resulting in a solution.
Stingrays are a group of sea rays, which are cartilaginous fish related to sharks.
Suede is a type of leather with a napped finish, commonly used for jackets, shoes, shirts, purses, furniture and other items.
In any given society, a taboo is an implicit prohibition or strong discouragement against something (usually against an utterance or behavior) based on a cultural feeling that it is either too repulsive or dangerous, or, perhaps, too sacred for ordinary people.
Tanbark is the bark of certain species of tree.
Tannins (or tannoids) are a class of astringent, polyphenolic biomolecules that bind to and precipitate proteins and various other organic compounds including amino acids and alkaloids.
Tanned leather in Marrakesh Tanning is the process of treating skins and hides of animals to produce leather.
Tefillin (Askhenazic:; Israeli Hebrew:, תפילין), also called phylacteries, are a set of small black leather boxes containing scrolls of parchment inscribed with verses from the Torah.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
Tisha B'Av (תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב, "the ninth of Av") is an annual fast day in Judaism, on which a number of disasters in Jewish history occurred, primarily the destruction of both the First Temple by the Babylonians and the Second Temple by the Romans in Jerusalem.
Tumble finishing, also known as tumbling or rumbling, is a technique for smoothing and polishing a rough surface on relatively small parts.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), French/Spanish acronym ONUDI, is a specialized agency in the United Nations system, headquartered in Vienna, Austria.
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are organic chemicals that have a high vapor pressure at ordinary room temperature.
Waxes are a diverse class of organic compounds that are lipophilic, malleable solids near ambient temperatures.
Yom Kippur (יוֹם כִּיפּוּר,, or), also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism.
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