For making tin-foil the metal is rolled into thin sheets, pieces of which are beaten out with a wooden mallet.
Hilprecht, The Babylonian Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania (1893 foil.); P. J.
In one variety of this fabric, a slip of gold foil is laid under each wire, and left in position after the wire is withdrawn, the cutting tool being then used with freedom in some parts of the design, so that the gold gleams through the severed thread, producing a rich and suggestive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.
258 foil.; Wm.
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.
1 foil., Jer.
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 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.
943 foil.; C. Fortescue, The Armenian Church (London, 1872); H.
Comte (1903 foil.); Lettres inedites de J.
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.
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.
Trans., 18 95), pp. 411 foil.; E.
17 foil.) offended so deeply against it, if unfaithful, that she was punished with dropsy and wasting.
This armature plate revolved in front of a field plate carrying two pieces of tin-foil backed up by larger pieces of varnished paper.
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.
In front of the naked eye was held a piece of copper foil perforated by a fine needle hole.
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.
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.
Gentile (1907 foil.), with notes by the latter.
762 foil., ii.
The metal in mass is not affected by hot or cold water, the foil is very slowly oxidized, while the amalgam decomposes rapidly.
P. 157 foil.), as well as Wellhausen, and since then by Jacobs and Zapletal (Der Totemismus u.
16 foil.; cf.
5 foil.): " I will give them an heart to know me that I am the Lord " (verse 7).
19 foil.), whereas the old universal practice is the barbarous custom Elisha commended (2 Kings iii.
23 foil.) we find one shepherd ruling over united Israel, viz.
Religionsgeschichte, p. 55 foil.); also the place Penuel (face of God).
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.
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.
Winckler, Altorientalische Forschungen (1893 foil.), and The Tell-el-Amarna Letters (1896); G.
Waitz, Deutsche Verfassungsgeschichte (Kiel and Berlin, 1844 foil.); H.
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.
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.
Ridgeway, Early Age of Greece (1901 foil.); H.
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.
244 foil.; E.
216 foil.; also article Psychology.