"Can't exactly blame this one on contaminated water, boss," Speck said a little uncertainly.
All the cities along the Mississippi River had been marked as contaminated to some extent.
As quarried or mined free sulphur is always contaminated with limestone, gypsum, clay, &c.; the principle underlying its extraction from these impurities is one of simple liquation, i.e.
Such pyrites sulphur is usually contaminated with arsenic, and conse- quently is of less value than Sicilian sulphur, which is characteristically free from this impurity.
When amongst the litter of a properly mated, highly bred fox-terrier, pups are found with long bodies and thick short legs and feet, breeders are disposed to excuse the result by the supposition that the bitch has been contaminated by some earlier mating.
Ficino differed from the majority of his contemporaries in this that, while he felt the influence of antiquity no less strongly than they did, he never lost his faith in Christianity, or contaminated his morals by contact with paganism.
The rubber is usually dark in colour and is often contaminated with proteid impurities derived from the latex.
Galena (q.v.), the principal lead ore, has a world-wide distribution, and is always contaminated with silver sulphide, the proportion of noble metal varying from about o of or less to o 3%, and in rare cases coming up to 2 or i %.
Pure lead is far more readily corroded than a metal contaminated with 1% or even less of antimony or copper.
- Lead contaminated with small proportions of antimony is more highly proof against sulphuric acid than the pure metal.
Commercial red lead is frequently contaminated with this oxide, which may, however, be removed by repeated digestion with lead acetate.
The typhoid organism was not found to be taken off from the decomposing masses of semi-liquid filth largely contaminated with a culture of bacillus typhosus; but, on the other hand, it was abundantly proved that it could grow over moist surfaces of stones, &c. Certain disease-producing organisms, such as the bacillus of tetanus and malignant oedema, appear to be universally distributed in soil, while others, as the bacillus typhosus and spirillum cholerae, appear to have only a local distribution.
On the ground that all the earlier copies had been contaminated by the Latin - almost reversing the teaching of Bentley.
These people live under the poorest conditions, by doing smith's work; they speak among themselves a Romani dialect, much contaminated with Arabic in its vocabulary.
Both the air and the water in their neighbourhood were contaminated thereby.
Since all sulphuretted copper ores (and these are of the most economic importance) are invariably contaminated with arsenic and antimony, it is necessary to eliminate these impurities, as far as possible, at a very early stage.
If a drop of oil stands in lenticular form upon a surface of water, it is because the water-surface is already contaminated with a greasy film.
Conditions of a contaminated surface may easily be distinguished, upon all of which camphor fragments spin vigorously.