For making tin-foil the metal is rolled into thin sheets, pieces of which are beaten out with a wooden mallet.
It may be diminished by introducing clippings of platinum foil, pieces of porcelain, glass beads or garnets into the liquid.
Gentile (1907 foil.), with notes by the latter.
Renan, Les rabbins francais, pp. 647 foil.; Perles, Salomo ben Abraham ben Adereth, pp. 15-54; Jewish Encyclopaedia, s.v.
19, p. 1910) determines sulphur and the halogens by oxidizing the substance in a current of oxygen and nitrous fumes, conducting the vapours over platinum foil, and absorbing the vapours in suitable receivers.
This armature plate revolved in front of a field plate carrying two pieces of tin-foil backed up by larger pieces of varnished paper.
Each disk carried two strips of tin-foil extending nearly over a semi-circle, and there were two field plates, one behind each disk; one of the plates was P > P positively and the other negatively electrified.
P. 157 foil.), as well as Wellhausen, and since then by Jacobs and Zapletal (Der Totemismus u.
1 foil., Jer.
5 foil.): " I will give them an heart to know me that I am the Lord " (verse 7).
Religionsgeschichte, p. 55 foil.); also the place Penuel (face of God).
244 foil.; E.
Ridgeway, Early Age of Greece (1901 foil.); H.
The electrolysis is generally conducted with platinum electrodes, of which the cathode takes the form of a piece of foil bent into a cylindrical form, the necessary current being generated by one or more Daniell cells.
Winckler, Altorientalische Forschungen (1893 foil.), and The Tell-el-Amarna Letters (1896); G.
Waitz, Deutsche Verfassungsgeschichte (Kiel and Berlin, 1844 foil.); H.
Foster (Troy, New York, 1905 foil.), with full bibliography; see also W.
The plumage of gorgeously-hued birds, the blossoms of flowers (especially the hydrangea), the folds of thick brocade, microscopic diapers and arabesques, are built up with tiny fragments of iridescent shell, in combination with silver-foil, goldlacquer and colored bone, the whole producing a rich and sparkling effect.
Beloch (Strassburg, 1893 foil.), and G.
Bunsen may be regarded as the originator of the second method, and it was he who devised the small cone of platinum foil, sometimes replaced by a cone of parchment perforated with pinholes, arranged at the apex of the funnel to serve as a support for the paper, which is apt to burst under the pressure differences.
Wissowa, Religion and Kultus der Romer (1902), p. 148 foil.; Archiv fiir Religionswissenschaft (1904, p. 42 foil.) and W.
762 foil., ii.
Trans., 18 95), pp. 411 foil.; E.
She hardly rivalled Lady Jane Grey as the ideal Puritan maiden, but she swam with the stream, and was regarded as a foil to her stubborn Catholic sister.
258 foil.; Wm.
17 foil.) offended so deeply against it, if unfaithful, that she was punished with dropsy and wasting.
To concede that the master was the greater man and the greater statesman does not imply that Mazarin was but a foil to his predecessor.
Both popes attempted to foil the disaffected cardinals by convening councils of their own; but their efforts were doomed to failure.
The metal in mass is not affected by hot or cold water, the foil is very slowly oxidized, while the amalgam decomposes rapidly.
16 foil.; cf.