Bacteria can process toxic wastes and oil spills into harmless biodegradable materials.
The warm farmhouse smelled of gun oil and breakfast.
But it sure made you burn the night oil to keep up the grades.
It is a colourless oil, which boils at 247° C. (745 mm.), and when pure is almost odourless.
There are considerable forests of oil palms, rubber trees and vines, and timber and dyewood trees.
He owns a large Spanish land grant – oil wells and such.
She watched, astonished, as it carefully cleaned her feet without hurting them and then slathered on oil from one vial and wrapped them in gauze.
"Interesting," Dean said as he drizzled the olive oil over the pasta and sprinkled it with pepper and Italian spices.
Every night, Tiyan warriors lit channels of fire around the field east of the walls using oil pans propped up by wooden stilts.
Arbois is well known for its red and white wines, and has saw-mills, tanneries and market gardens, and manufactures paper, oil and casks.
There is a lively trade in hemp, hemp-seed oil, hemp goods and cattle, and there are hemp-mills, soap-works and tanneries.
Some Gnostics sprinkled the heads of the dying with oil and water to render them invisible to the powers of darkness; but in the East generally, where the need to compete with the Cathar sacrament of Consolatio was less acutely felt, extreme unction is unknown.
Local industries include the manufacture of coarse cloth, esparto fabrics, oil and flour.
The chief trade is in, and the principal exports are, palm oil and kernels, rubber, cotton, maize, groundnuts (Arachis), shea-butter from the Bassia parkii (Sapotaceae), fibres of the Raphia vinifera, and the Sansevieria guineensis, indigo, and kola nuts, ebony and other valuable wood.
I wish you would go and fetch my satchel, two lanterns, and a can of kerosene oil that is under the seat.
Next the Wizard poured a pool of oil from the can upon the glass floor, where it covered quite a broad surface.
When he lighted the oil a hundred tongues of flame shot up, and the effect was really imposing.
Then he poured over them all the kerosene oil that was left in his oil-can, and lighting a match set fire to the pile.
The lanterns were beginning to grow dim, and the Wizard poured the remaining oil from one into the other, so that the one light would last longer.
It is this: When you oil your beard, don't oil it too much, lest it soil your clothing.
When whale oil got scarce and went up in price, the market made cheap kerosene for lighting.
Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory."
That's like getting an ice cream sundae with castor oil for topping.
Over the mantle hung a gilt-framed landscape oil; a fall scene that captured all the colors he so loved.
His story being that their family dealt in oil and real estate, and he managed some of their holdings.
The electroscope was used in conjunction with an oil lamp or gas flame.
Oils are powerful fuels, but the high price of refined petroleum, the oil generally preferred, precludes its widespread use for many purposes for which it is suitable.
Gas and oil radiators would be more properly termed " convectors," since they warm mainly by convected currents.
A water pipe of copper or wrought iron is passed through a cylinder in which gas or oil heating burners are placed.
Afar, essence), a perfume consisting of essential oil of roses, prepared by distilling, or, in some districts, by macerating the flowers.
Colsa, grown chiefly in the lower basin of the Seine (SeineInfrieure and Eure), is the most important of the oil-producing plants, all of which show a diminishing acreage.
In the industrial regions of northern France cattle are stall-fed with the waste products of the beet-sugar factories, oil-works and distilleries.
That of oil, candles and soap has its chief centre at Marseilles.
The " leathery turtle," which is herbivorous, and yields abundance of oil, has been caught at sea off the Illawarra coast so large as 9 ft.
The eucalypts are remarkable for the oil secreted in their leaves, and the large quantity of astringent resin of their bark.
Its matter is olive oil, blessed by a bishop. It shall not be given except to a sick person whose death is apprehended.
A good palliative is sweet oil; this will allay any corrosive irritation of the throat and stomach, and at the same time cause vomiting.
In 1771 Thomas Jefferson described a " burning spring " in the Kanawha Valley, and when wells were drilled for salt brine near Charleston petroleum and natural gas were found here before there was any drilling for oil in Pennsylvania.
After the war, wells were drilled at Burning Springs, Oil Rock, California House, Volcano, Sandhill and Horseneck, and in the years1865-18763,000,000 bbls.
Erith has large engineering and gun factories, and in the neighbourhood are gunpowder, oil, glue and manure works.
Even if the slide itself is mechanically perfect, the irregularity in the thickness of the lubricating oil between the bearing surfaces of the slide is apt to produce a variable error.
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.
Other products are tobacco, olives, castor-oil, peanuts, canary-seed, barley, rye, fruit and vegetables.
Oil-works jo,ooo Other chemical 1 industries 58,000 - -
As early as 1866, tannic acid, gallic acid, wood spirit, acetic acid, essential oil and eucalyptol were produced from various species of eucalyptus, and researches made by Australian chemists, notably by Messrs.
The Wizard carried his satchel, which was quite heavy, and Zeb carried the two lanterns and the oil can.
They aren't responsible for the oil being in Alaska and do nothing to extract the oil from the earth.
"Big Whale Oil" couldn't stop the move to kerosene.
Howie and Quinn remained the oil and water of our association although there was no mention of Martha's teenage indiscretion that had caused so much early turmoil.
She landed on a topless bottle of oil and spit the fluid out as it sprayed across her face.
The scent of rain and oil made her nose crinkle after so long in the condo.
Of oil, valued at $20,000,000, were taken out of these districts.
The olive oil produced is mainly mixed with that from Genoa or Provence, and placed on the market under the name of the latter.
Among the natural flora may be noted the wild olive, the lentisk (from which oil is extracted), the prickly pear, the myrtle, broom, cytisus, the juniper.
Earth-oil wells exist in several places in the district.
The oil when brought to the surface has the appearance of a whitish-blue water, which gives out brilliant straw-coloured rays, and emits a strong pungent odour.
Other branches of industry are carpet-weaving, distilling, oil and oil-cake manufacture, dyeing, cooperage and the manufacture of arms and bullets.
Immediately outside the city limits in 1905 there were many large manufactories, including the repair shops of the Southern railroad; iron and steel, car wheels and cotton-oil were among the products of the suburban factories.
The exportation of olive oil in 1898 was valued at 24,000.
The manufactures of Stralsund are more miscellaneous than extensive; they include machinery, playing cards, sugar, soap, cigars, gloves, furniture, paper, oil and beer.
The richest quality yields about 100 to 130 gallons of crude oil per ton, or 17,000 to 18,000 cub.
Besides being a painter in oil and fresco Rousseau was an etcher of some ability; many etchings by his hand from the works of the Caracci and from his own designs still exist; they are vigorous, though coarse in execution.
Laundrying is extensively carried on as well as the manufacture of metal boxes, soap, oil and furniture, and there are numerous handsome residences.
Factories for cleaning and baling raw cotton and for extracting cotton oil were set up, and employed a large number of people, mostly in Ferghana.
Minerals remained for the most part unworked, though the profitable coal fields and oil wells in Ferghana were used when disturbances in Trans-Caspia cut Turkestan off from the Baku oil, on which it relies entirely for its industrial life.
14 it is ordained that, if any believer is sick, he shall call for the elders of the church; and they shall pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer of faith shall save him that is sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, it shall be forgiven him.
C. C.) 1 The oil left over from the year before is burnt.
Ballota, a closely allied species abundant in Morocco, bears large edible acorns, which form an article of trade with Spain; an oil, resembling that of the olive, is obtained from them by expression.
Just then his eye fell upon the lanterns and the can of kerosene oil which Zeb had brought from the car of his balloon, and he got a clever idea from those commonplace things.
Or to continue with fictional cases: Why does gasoline made from oil refined at one refinery burn more efficiently?
By "make a car," I mean really make a car: dig iron ore out of the ground, smelt it to steel, wildcat for oil, find oil and refine it into gasoline, and so on.
Three centuries later, it became a hereditary right and came with a daily ration of two pounds of bread ("Hey, you don't expect us to cook the free grain, do you?") and occasionally included meat, olive oil, and salt.
Now, consider the Alaska Permanent Fund, a fund established in 1976 where a portion of the revenue from the sale of oil from Alaska's public lands is deposited.
Standing before the mirror, as I had seen others do, I anointed mine head with oil and covered my face thickly with powder.
In the past two centuries with very little technology, we've come from whale oil and wood to solar and nuclear.
My furniture, part of which I made myself--and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account--consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
She unzipped the portfolio and pulled out a large canvas that had hundreds of shoes painted in oil; every style and color imaginable.
The room was lit by a hearth and one oil pan, but it smelled completely of her.