He lifted the heavy, foil-covered plate out of the oven, stomach roaring at the scent of spiced chicken and vegetables.
The metal in mass is not affected by hot or cold water, the foil is very slowly oxidized, while the amalgam decomposes rapidly.
Howie obsessed over the recent incident, a man now twice able to foil his efforts.
Winckler, Altorientalische Forschungen (1893 foil.), and The Tell-el-Amarna Letters (1896); G.
Waitz, Deutsche Verfassungsgeschichte (Kiel and Berlin, 1844 foil.); H.
Melber (1890 foil.), with account of previous editions, and U.
Foster (Troy, New York, 1905 foil.), with full bibliography; see also W.
It may be diminished by introducing clippings of platinum foil, pieces of porcelain, glass beads or garnets into the liquid.
In one variety of this fabric, a slip of gold foil is laid under each wire, and left in position after the wire is withdrawn, the cutting tool being then used with freedom in some parts of the design, so that the gold gleams through the severed thread, producing a rich and suggestive effect.
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.
Gentile (1907 foil.), with notes by the latter.
17 foil.) offended so deeply against it, if unfaithful, that she was punished with dropsy and wasting.
Both popes attempted to foil the disaffected cardinals by convening councils of their own; but their efforts were doomed to failure.
In it the field plates were sheets of tin-foil attached to a glass plate (fig.
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.
After the bland meal was over and the tin foil discarded, Dean donned his coat and walked up town.
The Golden Temple is so called on account of its copper dome, covered with gold foil, which shines brilliantly in the rays of the Indian sun, and is reflected back from the waters of the lake; but the building as a whole is too squat to have much architectural merit apart from its ornamentation.
A fine hoard of gold coins, wrapped in lead-foil and hidden in a wall, was discovered in 1908.
P. 157 foil.), as well as Wellhausen, and since then by Jacobs and Zapletal (Der Totemismus u.
P. 625 foil.) against the other derivations proposed by recent scholars (see Jehovah).
(1904), pp. 199 foil., 458 foil.
(See Kautzsch in Hastings's D.B., extra vol., p. 645 foil.) Such was the path of syncretism, and it was fraught with peril to the older and purer faith.
5 foil.): " I will give them an heart to know me that I am the Lord " (verse 7).
40 foil., xxxvi.
Religionsgeschichte, p. 55 foil.); also the place Penuel (face of God).
244 foil.; E.
Trans., 1895), pp. 601 foil.; H.
Pp. 524 foil.; Liebe, Fechners Metaphysik, im Umriss dargestellt (1903).
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.
Dennstedt, which was first proposed in 1902, the substance is vaporized in a tube containing at one end platinum foil, platinized quartz, or platinized asbestos.
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.
Toutain, Les Cites romaines de la Tunisie (1895); Atlas archeologique de la Tunisie, published by the Ministry of Public Instruction (1895 foll.); Atlas archeologique de l'Algerie, published by Stephane Gsell (1900 foil.); Toulotte, Geographic de l'Afrique chretienne (1892-1894); Corpus inscriptionum latinarum, vol.
In front of the naked eye was held a piece of copper foil perforated by a fine needle hole.
For making tin-foil the metal is rolled into thin sheets, pieces of which are beaten out with a wooden mallet.
Renan, Les rabbins francais, pp. 647 foil.; Perles, Salomo ben Abraham ben Adereth, pp. 15-54; Jewish Encyclopaedia, s.v.
Hilprecht, The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania (1893 foil.); P. J.
Comte (1903 foil.); Lettres inedites de J.
The cathodes, which are sheets of thin lead foil weighing 12 lb to the sq.
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.
De Marchi, Il Culto privato di Roma antica (1896-1903), p. 28 foil.; G.
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.
216 foil.; also article Psychology.
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.
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.
20 ff.), but rather to some form of the idea, found also among the Essenes, that food might so be partaken of as to have the value of a sacrifice (see verse 15 foil.) and thus ensure divine favour.
On a rotating glass or ebonite disk were placed carriers of tin-foil or metal buttons machine.
These glass disks carry on them a certain number (not less than 16 or 20) tin-foil carriers which may or may not have brass buttons upon them.
Tunnies, Hobbes Leben and Lehre (1896), Hobbes-Analekten (1904 foil.); G.
In the first place, a hare, when found, generally describes a circle in her course which naturally brings her upon her foil, which is the greatest trial for hounds.
943 foil.; C. Fortescue, The Armenian Church (London, 1872); H.
572 foil.), Arethusa, while bathing in the Alpheus, was seen and pursued by the river god in human form; Artemis changed her into a spring, which, flowing underground, emerged at Ortygia.
16 foil.; cf.
1 foil., Jer.
21 foil.): " I hate, I contemn your festivals and in your feasts I delight not; for when you offer me your burnt-offerings and gifts, I do not regard them with favour and your fatted peace-offerings I will not look at.
19 foil.), whereas the old universal practice is the barbarous custom Elisha commended (2 Kings iii.
In Journal of Hellenic Studies, xv., 1895, pp. 217 foil.; G.
Xvii., 1888, pp. 1 foil.; H.
23 foil.) we find one shepherd ruling over united Israel, viz.
Commercially pure tin is used for making such apparatus as evaporating basins, infusion pots, stills, &c. It is also employed for making two varieties of tin-foil - one for the silvering of mirrors (see Mirror), the other for wrapping up chocolate, toilet soap, tobacco, &c. The mirror foil must contain some copper to prevent it from being too readily amalgamated by the mercury.
This armature plate revolved in front of a field plate carrying two pieces of tin-foil backed up by larger pieces of varnished paper.