The growth of missionary enterprise in India lent colour to this theory, which was supported by the fact that no precautions had been taken to grease the Indian cartridges with a neutral fat, such as that of sheep and goats.
Yellow and red ochre mixed with grease are coarsely smeared over the bodies, grey in coarse patterns and white in fine patterns resembling tattoo marks.
The ordinary behaviour is evidently the result of a film of grease, which adheres with great obstinacy.
When Dean rushed to the kitchen, he found Cynthia, her hands to her face, in tears, grease covering the floor.
In their liquid state oils and fats easily penetrate into the pores of dry substances; on paper they leave a translucent spot - "grease spot" - which cannot be removed by washing with water and subsequent drying.
In spite of Cynthia's admonition he returned to the kitchen and cleaned the bacon grease from the floor, using half a roll of paper towels in completing the task.
Where alkali is present, the plains may be nearly barren, or covered with grease wood and species of atriplex, including the so-called white sage.
Grease wood is likewise abundant in the foothills wherever the soil contains alkali.
The chief manufacture is that of cotton fabrics; the town also possesses iron forges, iron and brass foundries, oil and grease works, railway waggon factories, and bolt, screw and nail works.
As might be expected, the grease which produces these effects is largely volatile.
If a very little grease be present, there is no outward flow and dust remains undisturbed in the immediate neighbourhood of the drop.] On the Rise of a Liquid in a Tube.
One is to grease the float round its water-line so that the water is depressed round it.
Another method of removing grease is to immerse and remove strips of paper by which the surface available for the contamination is in effect increased.
The grease is melted over fires kindled at the cavern's mouth, run into earthen pots, and preserved for use in cooking as well as for the lighting of lamps.
The first requirement, therefore, for efficient painting is the careful removal of all mill-scale, rust, grease, or foreign substance, before even the priming coat is applied.
His hair is black and frizzly, worn generally in a mop, often of large dimensions, but sometimes worked into plaits with grease or mud.
They behave similarly to solvents; and in their liquid condition leave a grease spot on paper.
Their chief physical distinction from the fatty oils is that they are as a rule not oleaginous to the touch and leave no permanent grease spot.
Martha would talk to Quinn... to grease the skids... as she put it, and have him telephone me the following evening.
Katie pushed the door to her designated guest room and stripped out of the grease- stained, French fry scented clothing.
The head hair is usually matted with grease and dirt, but when clean is fine and glossy.
Grease must be removed by potash, whiting or other means, and tarnish by an acid or potassium cyanide, washing in plenty of water being resorted to after each operation.
Subsequently he ruled gratings on a layer of gold-leaf attached to glass, or on a layer of grease similarly supported, and again by attacking the glass itself with a diamond point.
"And when they eat, they take the fat of the meat and grease the god's mouth withal, as well as the mouths of his wife and children."
The association of pancakes with the day was probably due to the necessity for using up all the eggs, grease, lard and dripping in stock preparatory to Lent, during which all these were forbidden.
Beyond this we often find the calefactorium or day-room - an apartment warmed by flues beneath the pavement, where the brethren, half frozen during the night offices, betook themselves after the conclusion of lauds, to gain a little warmth, grease their sandals and get themselves ready for the work of the day.
Special grease is then rubbed in and the skin placed in a machine which softly and continuously beats in the softening mixture, after which it is put into a slowly revolving drum, fitted with wooden paddles, partly filled with various kinds of fine hard sawdust according to the nature of the furs dealt with.
This, however, often produces a worse disturbing effect, because a thin film of grease spreads over the water and increases its surface-viscosity.
A touch of the finger will then often reduce them to quiet; but if the hoop be expanded, the included grease is so far attenuated as to lose its effect.
The production of wool was 300,000,000 lb, as in the grease; tallow, 493,000 cwt.; butter, 500,000 cwt.; cheese, 42,000 cwt.; and bacon and hams, 110,000 cwt.
Widnes is one of the principal seats of the alkali and soap manufacture, and has also grease-works for locomotives and waggons, copper works, iron-foundries, oil and paint works and sail-cloth manufactories.
The industries include brewing, weaving and the manufacture of cloth, carpets, tobacco, sugar, leather-grease, toys and roofingfelt.
Grease and butter are still very frequently mixed with the cake, and shreds of beef dipped in saffron water are also used.
In 1894 the excess of imports over exports fell to 2,720,000, but by 1898 it had grown to 8,391,000, in consequence chiefly of the increased importation of coal, raw cotton and cotton thread, pig and cast iron, old iron, grease and oil-seeds for use in Italian industries.