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.
There was an atmosphere of public distrust.
Having live music from the quartet can really add to the celebratory atmosphere as guests relax and enjoy themselves.
There was a very intimate atmosphere on the course that lent itself well to working collaboratively, which is what acting is all about.
The school had an atmosphere of almost hysteria.
Old and young people caught the carnival atmosphere and organizers said the event had been a great day.
Almond's brilliant characterization and ability to evoke atmosphere, time and place mixes the real and unreal in a totally believable way.
The furniture creates a relaxing atmosphere in your garden, patio or balcony.
All rooms are on the same level with a wood beamed lounge, spacious yet retaining that cozy cottage atmosphere.
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.
There was an atmosphere of warmth that is peculiar to Oldham.
It was located in an atmosphere of tranquility with a superb central location.
The relaxed, elegant atmosphere adds to the feeling of serenity inside the cabin.
Red House Hotel, Exeter and Devon Family run with a warm & friendly atmosphere.
Over the following years these emission limits will be lowered to further encourage the driving of cars which pollute the atmosphere less.
The modern walled garden recreates the peaceful atmosphere traditionally associated with enclosed religious houses.
Unable to penetrate the Earth's atmosphere, the X-rays from the flare can only be detected from space.
We think you made an excellent job of capturing the atmosphere of what we are trying to sell.
At Mayday Birth Center there is a midwife-only unit with birthing pools, beanbags, subtle lighting and a homely atmosphere.
The atmosphere felt stiff and formal, as if this was not part of their routine.
He couldn't have asked for a better housekeeper, but the atmosphere between them had become strained.
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.
The breakfast atmosphere was much better than supper.
Helium is present in the atmosphere, of which it constitutes four parts in a million.
They had to hold their noses and put their horses to a trot to escape from the poisoned atmosphere of these latrines.
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?
Once people had their chat with the artist and had made their selections, they settled in and the atmosphere seemed more like a party.
Amid backslapping and handshaking, the station assumed a party atmosphere for much of the afternoon.
There is something electrifying in the atmosphere of the former place.
The atmosphere on campus was electric!
He had grown accustomed to women acting this way, yet today, in this atmosphere, it made him uncomfortable.
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.
Think about this: Nearly four million exajoules of energy is absorbed by the earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land each year.
The electric arc is formed between cooled copper (positive) and carbon (negative) electrodes in an atmosphere of hydrogen or coal-gas.
Their box was pervaded by that atmosphere of an affianced couple which Natasha knew so well and liked so much.
Were the atmosphere non-existent or absolutely transparent, the sky would necessarily be black.
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.
Advance in his religious ideas led him to seek the freer atmosphere of Strassburg in the autumn of 1529.
Long ago, his ancestors had rigged the planet to blow the mines and turn the atmosphere into a toxic mix no one would survive.
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.
At that time in the Rostovs' house there prevailed an amorous atmosphere characteristic of homes where there are very young and very charming girls.
Wilson considers that convection currents in the upper atmosphere would be quite inadequate, but conduction may, he thinks, be sufficient alone.
This second matter is atmosphere or firmament, which envelops and revolves around the central accumulation of first matter.
The nitrogen of the atmosphere is not called into requisition, except by a few plants and under special conditions, as will be explained later.
I did not need to go outdoors to take the air, for the atmosphere within had lost none of its freshness.
The tsar himself lived in an atmosphere of apprehension, imagining that every man's hand was against him.
The steam is introduced into the pipes at about the pressure of the atmosphere, and is sucked through the system by means of a vacuum pump, which at the same operation frees the pipes from air and from condensation water.
Her living room furniture was aesthetically positioned for a peaceful and comfortable atmosphere.
To ascertain how the increase in the voltage varies as the height in the free atmosphere increases, it is necessary to employ kites or balloons.
Mache thinks that the ionization observed in the atmosphere may be wholly accounted for by the radioactive emanation.
The sensation of sound is produced by rapid fluctuation in the pressure of the atmosphere on the tympanum of the Charac- ear.
During his reign the atmosphere of Roman society was heavily charged with the popular Greek philosophy to which, ethics apart, Christianity was diametrically opposed.
She brought into Princess Mary's strenuous, mournful, and gloomy world a quite different atmosphere, careless, lighthearted, and self-satisfied.
In Petersburg, as in Moscow, Pierre found the same atmosphere of gentleness and affection.
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.
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.
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.'
This arrangement is a method of checking transpiration by creating a still atmosphere above the pore of the stoma, so that water vapour collects in it and diminishes the further outflow of vapour.
A very common function of hairs is to diminish transpiration, by creating a still atmosphere between them, as in the case of the sunk stomata already mentioned.
The philanthropist too often surrounds mankind with the remembrance of his own castoff griefs as an atmosphere, and calls it sympathy.
He brought with him into our rearguard all the freshness of atmosphere of the French army, which was so alien to us.