It may also be prepared by heating ammonium oxalate; by passing induction sparks between carbon points in an atmosphere of nitrogen.
In dry weather the electric potential in the atmosphere is normally positive relative to the earth, and increases with the height.
He couldn't have asked for a better housekeeper, but the atmosphere between them had become strained.
Hard on this came the recognition of the fact that freely charged positive and negative ions are always present in the atmosphere, and that a radioactive emanation can be collected.
The wind in the upper atmosphere has extraordinary amounts of energy.
The atmosphere in the room was tense, though apparently not hostile.
His dark suit was inappropriate for the casual atmosphere, but she had to admit that he looked dashing.
Once it chanced that I stood in the very abutment of a rainbow's arch, which filled the lower stratum of the atmosphere, tinging the grass and leaves around, and dazzling me as if I looked through colored crystal.
The breakfast atmosphere was much better than supper.
Wouldn't that be something: Plants that would convert nitrogen from the atmosphere directly into ammonia they could use or plants that gave off the odor of other plants that pests avoid?
Helium is present in the atmosphere, of which it constitutes four parts in a million.
Once people had their chat with the artist and had made their selections, they settled in and the atmosphere seemed more like a party.
Having live music from the quartet can really add to the celebratory atmosphere as guests relax and enjoy themselves.
Amid backslapping and handshaking, the station assumed a party atmosphere for much of the afternoon.
There was a very intimate atmosphere on the course that lent itself well to working collaboratively, which is what acting is all about.
He had grown accustomed to women acting this way, yet today, in this atmosphere, it made him uncomfortable.
The atmosphere on campus was electric!
It was not until the middle of the 18th century that experiments due to Benjamin Franklin showed that the electric phenomena of the atmosphere are not fundamentally different from those produced in the laboratory.
There is something electrifying in the atmosphere of the former place.
The phenomenon is due to very fine particles of dust suspended in the high regions of the atmosphere that produce a scattering effect upon the component parts of white light.
Their box was pervaded by that atmosphere of an affianced couple which Natasha knew so well and liked so much.
Long ago, his ancestors had rigged the planet to blow the mines and turn the atmosphere into a toxic mix no one would survive.
Were the atmosphere non-existent or absolutely transparent, the sky would necessarily be black.
It is obvious that the aerial particles are illuminated not only by the direct solar rays, but also by light dispersed from other parts of the atmosphere and from the earth's surface.
To prevent the atmosphere from becoming unduly dry a pan of water is fitted to the stove; this serves to moisten the air before it passes into the distributing flues.
Advance in his religious ideas led him to seek the freer atmosphere of Strassburg in the autumn of 1529.
The electric arc is formed between cooled copper (positive) and carbon (negative) electrodes in an atmosphere of hydrogen or coal-gas.
Almond's brilliant characterization and ability to evoke atmosphere, time and place mixes the real and unreal in a totally believable way.
At that time in the Rostovs' house there prevailed an amorous atmosphere characteristic of homes where there are very young and very charming girls.
And the Directory of Public Worship has shaped and coloured, perhaps too thoroughly, the ritual and atmosphere of every group of Protestant Anglo-Saxon worshippers throughout the world, except Episcopalians.
The furniture creates a relaxing atmosphere in your garden, patio or balcony.
The sensation of sound is produced by rapid fluctuation in the pressure of the atmosphere on the tympanum of the Charac- ear.
Poulsen immensely improved this process by placing the arc in an atmosphere of hydrogen, coal-gas or some other nonoxidizing gas, and at the same time arranging it in a strong magnetic field.'
The tsar himself lived in an atmosphere of apprehension, imagining that every man's hand was against him.
To keep one another back, to breathe in that stifling atmosphere, to be unable to stir, and to await something unknown, uncomprehended, and terrible, was becoming unbearable.
The philanthropist too often surrounds mankind with the remembrance of his own castoff griefs as an atmosphere, and calls it sympathy.
She brought into Princess Mary's strenuous, mournful, and gloomy world a quite different atmosphere, careless, lighthearted, and self-satisfied.
Here, as elsewhere, he was surrounded by an atmosphere of subservience to his wealth, and being in the habit of lording it over these people, he treated them with absent-minded contempt.
Food is served in the Stove Restaurant where the wooden beams and red brick create an olde worlde atmosphere.
The courses are run in a friendly informal atmosphere by experienced radio amateurs.
The modern walled garden recreates the peaceful atmosphere traditionally associated with enclosed religious houses.
The relaxed, elegant atmosphere adds to the feeling of serenity inside the cabin.