The dressed sheets are sorted according to size, transparency, colour and freedom from spots or stains.
He sorted around through the sand and finally motioned for her to follow.
Fred sorted his notes, a smug look on his face.
She sorted through the
The cigars, when dry, are carefully sorted according to strength, which is estimated by their colour, and classed in a scale of increasing strength as claro, colorado claro, maduro and oscuro.
At the height of the coffee-growing enterprise 20,000 men, women and children, chiefly Sinhalese and Tamils, found employment in the large factories and stores of the merchants scattered over the town, where the coffee Was cleaned, prepared, sorted and packed for shipment.
The coarser kinds are sorted, cured (dried in the sun and wind) and stacked ready for market.
Then the uninjured cocoons are by themselves sorted into classes having similar shades of colour, size and quality of fibre.
The fleeces are sorted for colour and quality by skilled native women.
It is then sorted into three qualities: (1) finest quality; (2) current or second; (3) chicanti or rejected pieces.
Alpatych, without answering or looking at his host, sorted his packages and asked how much he owed.
The angel sighed, dumped out the food and sorted through it. He held out a can finally and Rhyn took it.
The former presents an intimate mixture of boulders brought from Finland and Olonets (with an addition of local boulders) with small gravel, coarse sand and the finest glacial mud, - the whole bearing no trace of ever having been washed up and sorted by water in motion, except in subordinate layers of glacial sand and gravel; the size of the boulders decreases on the whole from N.
Hence at A the trucks from a, b, c and d must not only be sorted according as they have to travel along A B, A C, or A D, but also must be marshalled into trains in the order of the stations along those lines.
In this condition the leaves are stripped from the stems and sorted into qualities, such as " lugs, " or lower leaves, " firsts " and " seconds.
They are then sorted into qualities according to their colour, packed in boxes, in which they are stored for sale.
For instance, in practical working it has been found that a furnace return of oï¿½ 504 lb per kilowatt hour is brought down to 0.406 lb per kilowatt hour when the material has been broken up, sorted and packed in air-tight drums. In the tapping process a fixed crucible is used, lined with carbon, the electrode is nearly as big as the crucible and a much higher current density is used.
Each slot leads into a separate compartment and the coins are consequently sorted into three classes, light, correct weight and heavy.
There are cold storage warehouses at various points in Canada, at which the eggs are collected, sorted and packed before shipment.
The leaves are stripped, withered, rolled and sorted, then packed in sacks and exported, chiefly to Argentina.
According to his description shallow pits were sunk, and the gravel excavated was gathered into a walled enclosure where it was crushed and water was poured over it, and it was finally sifted in baskets and sorted by hand.
Square, with free access to the river bank; the gravel and sand were washed in cradles provided with screens of perforated metal, and the concentrates were sorted by hand on tables by means of an iron scraper.
They are now broken apart and sorted by mechanical sifters into the various grades or qualities, which are described as Orange Pekoe, Pekoe, Pekoe Souchong and Souchong, each of which names represents approximately the leaf-bud and the three lower leaves.
When thoroughly dried the shells are broken with a wooden mallet or flat board and the nutmegs picked out and sorted, the smaller and inferior ones being reserved for the expression of the fixed oil which they contain, and which forms the so-called oil of mace.
When the grapes have attained the proper degree of ripeness, or rather over-ripeness, they are gathered with the greatest care, the berries being frequently cut off from the branches singly, and sorted according to their appearance.
The jute is carefully sorted into different qualities, and then each lot is subjected to an enormous hydraulic pressure from which it emerges in the shape of the well-known bales, each weighing 400 lb.
In the estuaries of Essex there are many private or semi-private oyster fisheries, where the method of culture is to dredge up the oysters in autumn and place them in pits, where they are sorted out, and the suitable ones are selected for the market.
Rolling away from him, she sorted through endless subjects before finally falling asleep.
As she sorted through the items, she noticed two spools of twine.
The tops can then be removed and the bulbs sorted and stored thinly in trays in a cool dry place.
The loess is used with clay for the production of brick.