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durable Sentence Examples

  • The most durable of fences are those formed of small oaks, split lengthwise by the wedge into thin boards.

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  • It is not as durable as round rope and is heavier for the same working strength.

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  • When well prepared for use, larch is one of the most durable of coniferous woods.

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  • Masonry and concrete are more durable than metal, and metal than timber.

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  • The live oak is one of the most valuable timber trees of the genus, the wood being extremely durable, both exposed to air and under water; heavy and closegrained, it is perhaps the best of the American oaks for shipbuilding, and is invaluable for water-wheels and mill-work.

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  • Used as carriage rugs and floor rugs, most durable for latter purpose and of fine effect.

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  • Cow dung is less fertilizing than horse dung, but being slower in its action it is more durable; it is also cooler, and therefore better for hot dry sandy soils.

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  • Very durable trellises for greenhouse climbers are made of slender round iron rods for standards, having a series of hooks on the inner edge, into which rings of similar metal are dropped; the rings may be graduated so as to form a broad open top, or may be all of the same size, when the trellis will assume the cylindrical form.

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  • A more durable and more beautiful stone for building is the reddish or reddish-brown Potsdam sandstone of which there are extensive formations on the N.W.

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  • Used for floor rugs, very durable; and very white specimens are valuable.

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  • The wood is coarsely grained, as in all the red-oak group, but harder and more durable than that of Q.

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  • The wood, which in Indian temples is burnt as incense, is yellowish-red, close-grained, tough, hard, readily worked, durable, and equal in quality to that of the deodar.

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  • Very good edgings, but of a less durable character, are formed by thrift.

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  • Plant houses constructed of the best Baltic pine timber are very durable, but the whole of the parts should be kept as light as possible.

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  • As timber trees many of the species are valuable from their rapidity of growth and for the production of light durable wood, serviceable for many purposes.

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  • The wood is light, soft, straight-grained and easily worked; it is very durable in contact with the soil, and is used for.

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  • The wood is light, soft, straight-grained and easily worked; it is very durable in contact with the soil, and is used for.

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  • The bark, which is dark brown or reddish, and very durable, is used by Indians and backwoodsmen in the same way as the bark of B.

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  • In regard to durability good Portland cement concrete is one of the most durable materials known.

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  • Though unable to effect a durable peace with the Basutos, or to realize his ambition for the creation of one powerful Boer republic, Pretorius saw the Free State begin to grow in strength.

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  • Though unable to effect a durable peace with the Basutos, or to realize his ambition for the creation of one powerful Boer republic, Pretorius saw the Free State begin to grow in strength.

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  • This joint is durable, secure and easily made; it allows for expansion and by its use the risk of pipe sockets being cracked is avoided.

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  • long; a very durable but clumsy fur.

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  • The hair imported into Europe is chiefly used in the manufacture of small brushes used by painters, while the thick hide is formed into a very durable leather.

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  • From the great size of the trunk and the even grain of the red cedar-like wood it is a valuable tree to the farmer and carpenter: it splits readily and evenly, and planes and polishes well; cut radially, the medullary plates give the wood a fine satiny lustre; it is strong and durable, but not so elastic as many of the western pines and firs.

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  • Of the four kings who now divided the Macedonian Empire amongst them, two were not destined to found durable dynasties, while the house of Antigonus, represented by Demetrius, was after all to do so.

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  • The bark of the common birch is much more durable, and industrially of greater From Strasburger, Lehrbuch der Botanik.

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  • The bark of the common birch is much more durable, and industrially of greater From Strasburger, Lehrbuch der Botanik.

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  • But when the study of its subject comes to be systematized on the basis of a general social philosophy more complete and durable than Smith's, no contributions to that final construction will be found so valuable as his.

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  • It was due to the initiative of the young tsar Nicolas II., who, in his famous rescript of the 24th of August 1898, stated that he thought that the then moment was " very favourable for seeking, by means of international discussion, the most effectual means of assuring to all peoples the benefits of a real and durable peace."

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  • Slate pots or tubs, usually square, are sometimes adopted, and are durable and otherwise unobjectionable, only, their sides being less porous, the earth does not dry so rapidly, and some modification of treatment as to watering is necessary.

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  • Slate pots or tubs, usually square, are sometimes adopted, and are durable and otherwise unobjectionable, only, their sides being less porous, the earth does not dry so rapidly, and some modification of treatment as to watering is necessary.

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  • The sal, Shorea robusta, a very durable wood, is most abundant along the skirts of the Himalaya from Assam to the Punjab, and is found in central India, to which the teak also extends.

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  • The sal, Shorea robusta, a very durable wood, is most abundant along the skirts of the Himalaya from Assam to the Punjab, and is found in central India, to which the teak also extends.

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  • After setting forth that " building with brick was not only more comely and durable, but also more safe against future perils of fire," it was enacted " that all the outsides of all buildings in and about the city should be made of brick or stone, except doorcases and windowframes, and other parts.

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  • Dr John Lindley considered that some of the cedartrees sent by Hiram, king of Tyre, to Jerusalem might have been procured from Mount Atlas, and have been identical with Callitris quadrivalvis, or arar-tree, the wood of which is hard and durable, and was much in request in former times for the building of temples.

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  • It is far more durable than any of the oaks of that region, is heavy and close-grained, and much stronger, as well as more lasting, than that of the pines and firs of Canada.

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  • The wood is the hardest and strongest of all the American conifers; it is durable and adapted for construction work or household furniture.

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  • Oak was formerly largely used by wood-carvers, and is still in some demand for those artists, being harder and more durable than lime and other woods that yield more readily to the sculptor's tool.

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  • The wood is variable in quality and, though hard in texture, is less durable than the best oak of British growth; the heart-wood is of a light reddish brown varying to an olive tint; a Canadian specimen weighs 524 lb the cubic foot.

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  • A system of pictographic writing came into use early in this Palace period, but only a few documents, made of durable material, have survived.

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  • A silk spinning moth, the ailanthus moth (Bombyx or Philosamia cynthia), lives on its leaves, and yields a silk more durable and cheaper than mulberry silk, but inferior to it in fineness and gloss.

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  • There are many varieties of concrete known as "artificial stones" which can now be bought ready moulded into the form of paving slabs, wall blocks and pipes: they are both pleasing in appearance and very durable, being carefully made by skilled workmen.

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  • obtusiloba, the post oak of the backwoodsman, a smaller tree with rough leaves and notched upper lobes, produces an abundance of acorns and good timber, said to be more durable than that of the white oak.

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  • The timber is much used in some rural districts for flooring, and is durable for indoor purposes when protected from dry-rot; it has, like most poplar woods, the property of resisting fire better than other timber.

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  • But when Venice took possession of the mainland her builders were able to employ a strong hydraulic dark lime from Albettone, which formed a durable cement, capable of resisting salt water and the corrosive sea air.

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  • The steeply rising face of the plateau here is due to the resistance of a durable layer of limestone, known as the Helderberg limestone.

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  • The steeply rising face of the plateau here is due to the resistance of a durable layer of limestone, known as the Helderberg limestone.

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  • They are dark blue-grey, fine grained and durable, and are much used for flagging and kerbing and for sills, caps and steps.

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  • In the alluvial deposits the associated minerals are chiefly those of great density and hardness, such as platinum, osmiridium and other metals of the platinum group, tinstone, chromic, magnetic and brown iron ores, diamond, ruby and sapphire, zircon, topaz, garnet, &c. which represent the more durable original constituents of the rocks whose distintegration has furnished the detritus.

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  • In the statement of his policy made to the Chamber on March 21 he declared this to be " to recover the provinces torn from us in the past, to obtain the reparations and guarantees due to France, and to prepare a durable peace based on respect for the rights and liberty of peoples."

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  • Two naval demonstrations were made by France during the reign of Louis XIV., one by Abraham Duquesne in 1682, and the other by Marshal Jean d'Estrees in 1688, but these repressive measures were too intermittent to produce a durable effect.

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  • Used for collars, cuffs, boas, muffs, trimmings, coat linings and carriage aprons, and is of a most durable nature, in addition to having a rich and good appearance.

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  • Suitable proportions of materials to form a rust joint are 90 parts by weight of iron borings well mixed with 2 parts of flowers of sulphur, and I part of powdered sal-ammoniac. Another joint, less rigid but sound and durable, is made with yarn and white and red lead.

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  • The imperial government, however, intervened, and in 1712 the " Great Recess " established durable good relations between the Rath and the commonalty.

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  • Yet it may be asserted that until the more durable and more reputable connexion with Mme de Nehra these love episodes were the most disgraceful blemishes in a life otherwise of a far higher moral character than has been commonly supposed.

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  • For permanent plants, as trees, roses, &c., metallic labels with raised type are procurable from dealers, and are neat, durable and convenient.

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  • Some of the best sandstone in the United States is obtained from Cuyahoga and Lorain counties; it is exceptionally pure in texture (about 97% being pure silica), durable and evenly coloured light buff, grey or blue grey.

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  • It has small leaves and fibrous bark, the wood is light, soft and easily-worked, and very durable in contact with the soil, and is much used for boat-building and for making fences and coopers' staves.

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  • These native cloths are exceedingly durable, and many of them are ornamented by using dyed yarns and in other ways: Southern Nigeria (Lagos) and northern Nigeria are the most important cotton countries amongst the British possessions on the coast.

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  • Electric and compressed air locomotives are durable, easily operated, and can be built to run under the low roofs of thin veins.

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  • In this district, too, as has already been remarked, is the finest scenery of the Rhine, a fact due in great part to the grotesque shapes of the quartzose rocks, left denuded of the less durable slate and sandstone.

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  • Steel frames are more durable than those of wood, and have become common in nearly all mining countries, especially where timber is scarce.

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  • The tails are almost black and make up most handsomely into trimmings, muffs, &c. Tails worked separately in these forms are as rich and fine and more durable than any other fur suitable for a like purpose.

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  • No standards of weighing or measuring were known, but the parts of the body were the units, and money consisted in rare and durable vegetable and animal substances, which scarcely reached the dignity of a mechanism of exchange.

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  • The opportunity of utilizing the wool for textile industries has not yet been taken, though Sardinian women are accustomed to weave strong and durable cloth.

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  • The younger and smaller trees are remarkably durable, especially when the bark is allowed to remain on them; and most of the poles imported into Britain for scaffolding, ladders, mining-timber and similar uses are furnished by this fir.

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  • The great Christian School of Alexandria represented by Clement and Origen effected a durable alliance between Greek education and Christian doctrine.

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  • The quarries of Syene (Assuan) are famous for extremely har~ and durable red granite (syenite), and have been worked since the days of the earliest Pharaohs.

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  • He rebuilt the walls of Cairo, of more durable material than that which had been employed by Jauhara measure rendered necessary partly by the growth of the metropolis, but also by the repeated sieges which it had undergone since the commencement of Ftimite rule.

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  • The seeds are roasted and eaten by the natives; the timber, which somewhat resembles walnut, is soft, fine-grained, and takes a good polish, but is not durable.

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  • The wood of the tree is hard and durable.

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  • the growth is extremely slow and the trees small, but the wood is generally very hard and durable.

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  • Cromwell used his influence in restraining the more eager who wished to march on London immediately, and in avoiding the use of force by which nothing permanent could be effected, urging that" whatsoever we get by treaty will be firm and durable.

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  • The timber of the cypress is hard, close-grained, of a fine reddish hue, and very durable.

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  • The wood is generally reddish-brown, light and of a coarse grain and spongy texture, easy to work, but liable to shrink and warp. Mountain-grown wood is harder, stronger, less liable to warp and more durable.

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  • The Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) is a kind of cypress, the wood of which is very durable.

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  • in height, the wood is easily worked, fragrant and durable.

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  • It has no title to be considered as a work of learning or scholarship, yet its influence upon opinion was profound and durable.

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  • Concrete walls, properly coped and provided with a trellis, may in some places be cheapest, and they are very durable.

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  • For large conservatory specimens wooden tubs, round or square, are frequently used; these should be coated with pitch inside to render them more durable.

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  • Used for coat linings it is very warm and durable.

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  • deep. Delicate blue-grey with black shadings, one of nature's most beautiful productions, though not a durable one.

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  • Pelt light and close in texture, and durable.

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  • Many from Russia are dyed black for floor and carriage rugs; the hair is brittle, with poor underwool and not very durable; the cost, however, is small.

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  • The hair is, however, brittle and is not at all durable.

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  • The best, from Norway, are very durable and of good appearance and an excellent substitute for American sable.

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  • It is very durable for linings, and is an economical substitute for sable for coats, capes, boas and trimmings.

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  • It is a very useful fur for men's coat linings and ladies' driving or motoring coats, being warm, durable and not too heavy.

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  • The pelts are exceedingly fine and close in texture and, although of little weight, are very durable, and articles made of them produce a sensation of warmth immediately they are put upon the body.

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  • If it were not for its disagreeable odour, skunk would be worth much more than the usual market value, as it is naturally the blackest fur, silky in appearance and most durable.

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  • The pelts, although very light, are tough and durable, hence their good reputation for linings for ladies' walking or driving coats.

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  • This peculiar character alone stamps it as a distinguished fur, in addition to which it has the excellent advantage of being the most durable fur for carriage aprons, as well as the richest in colour.

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  • The Paris dyers do excellent work in this direction, but the colour is not so durable, probably owing to a less pure water.

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  • But if sold upon its own merits, pointed fox is a durable fur.

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  • The explanation is to be found within Israel itself, in factors which succeeded in re-shaping existing material and in imprinting upon it a durable stamp, and these factors, as biblical tradition recognizes, are to be found in the work of the prophets.

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  • Owing to the difficulty of securing a durable motor with a simple and trustworthy means of automatically regulating the quantity of water used to the power needed at various times from the motor, not much advance has been recently made in the use of water motors with reciprocating rams or pistons.

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  • Gold (also platinum) is a not infrequent associate, but this may only mean that the sands in which the diamond is found have been searched because they were known to be auriferous; also that both gold and diamond are among the most durable of minerals and may have survived from ancient rocks of which other traces have been lost.

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  • Similarly, just because fear, hope and remembrance add to the intensity of consciousness, the Epicurean can hold that bodily pain and pleasure is a less durable and important thing than pain and pleasure of mind.

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  • The family of the fourth of these sovereigns, Kagfili (Qalaun), reigned for 110 years, but otherwise no sultan was able to found a durable dynasty: after the death of a sultan he was usually succeeded by an infant son, who after a short time was dethroned by a new usurper.

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  • In other cases it is secured by the intersection of joints, whereby a rock, in itself hard and durable, is divided into small angular blocks, which are separated by the action of the elements and slide down the declivities.

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  • trees that have arrived at a mature age the heart-wood is in its largest proportion and the sap-wood is firm and elastic; and the timber from such trees is of the strongest, toughest and most durable character.

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  • This is the natural and best method of seasoning, and timber treated in this way is more durable than that seasoned by artificial methods; the time taken, however, is much longer.

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  • Timber is most durable when it is kept quite dry and well ventilated, but some varieties last an indefinite period when kept continually under water.

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  • No medullary rays are visible; the wood is straight in the grain, durable, strong and elastic, easy to work, and is used by the carpenter for internal and external constructional work, and by the joiner for his fittings.

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  • The wood when cut is white or yellowish white, straight in grain and easily worked, but is not so tough, elastic or durable as the northern pine, and therefore is not so suitable for constructional work.

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  • The wood is extremely durable and lasts well where exposed alternately to wet and dry; indeed, the larch is useful for every purpose of building, internal and external.

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  • The Bermuda cedar (Juniperus bermudiana) is used for internal joinery and is extremely durable.

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  • Oak is very durable either in a dry or a wet situation, or in a position where it will be alternately dry and wet.

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  • The Durmast oak grows in France and the south of England; it is not so strong or durable as the English oak.

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  • It is straight in grain but subject to warping, and is not so durable as British oak.

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  • is brown; it is hard, heavy, strong and very tough, and when kept either always wet or always dry is durable.

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  • The wood is heavy, strong and hard; white to light reddish-brown in colour; and durable if kept either dry or wet; is porous and works easily; it weighs about 40 to 48 lb per cub.

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  • Teak wood is straight in the grain and exceptionally strong and durable, its oily nature enabling it to resist the attacks of insects and to preserve, iron nails and fastenings.

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  • Greenheart (Nectandra rodiaei) is a very heavy, hard and durable wood from the East Indies.

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  • The wood is fine-grained, frequently with a beautiful wavy figure, yellowish white to light brown in colour; it is very hard, tough and durable.

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  • The wood is soft and neither strong nor durable; it burns better in the green state than that of most trees, and is often used by the hunters of the North-West as fuel; split into thin layers, it was formerly employed in the United States for bonnet and hat making.

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  • The wood has a fine, straight and even grain; and though light and soft, is firm and extremely durable, lying, it is authoritatively asserted, for centuries in the forest without appreciable decay.

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  • The rods are reputed to be most durable when from the driest ground, and to be especially good where the bottom is chalky.

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  • In Norfolk the reeds of marshland are employed, and they constitute a durable thatch lasting from thirty to forty years or more.

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  • Lidner was a genuine poet, and his lack of durable success must be set down to faults of character, not to lack of inspiration.

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  • Their soft, straight-grained, resinous and often durable wood gives to many kinds a high economic value, and some are among the most esteemed of timber trees.

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  • It is prepared by boiling the needles in a solution of soda to remove the resin, which process loosens the fibre and renders its separation easy; it has some resemblance to coarse wool, and is spun and woven into blankets and garments that are said to be warm and durable; it is also used for stuffing cushions; an essential oil, obtained by a previous distillation of the leaves, has medicinal virtues attributed to it by some German practitioners.

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  • The tree is of quick growth and the wood strong and resinous, but it is less durable than Scotch fir, though much employed in ship-building; according to Emerson, trunks exist in Maine 4 ft.

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  • The tree is of very rapid growth, but produces good timber, much used in southern dockyards, and very durable, though less strong than that of P. sylvestris; the heart-wood is of a brownish-tint.

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  • The timber is valued in its native country, and is said to be durable and to stand exposure to the weather well; various resinous products are extracted from it.

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  • The yellow pine is one of the most important timber trees of the genus; the heart-wood being very durable is largely employed in ship-building and for house timber, being nearly equal to that of P. sylvestris; large quantities are exported to Britain under the name of " New York yellow pine "; the sapwood is perishable.

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  • The tall columnar trunk furnishes the most valued pine timber of the states; close-grained and resinous, it is very durable and polishes well; it is largely employed in American shipyards, and immense quantities are exported, especially to Britain and the West Indies.

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  • P. canariensis, which forms forests on the mountains of Grand Canary and Teneriffe, growing at an elevation of 6000 ft., also belongs to this group. The leaves are long, lax, and of a bright green tint; the cone-scales are without spines; the trunk attains a large size, and yields good and durable timber.

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  • The wood of the white pine is durable for indoor use, especially when protected by paint, but when exposed to moist air it rapidly decays, and it is very liable to dry rot; it is said to be best when grown on sandy soils.

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  • It is found in Kumaon and Bhotan and on some of the Nepal ranges, but does not grow in the moist climate of the Sikkim Himalayas; it is found at a height of 7000 to 12,000 ft., and attains large dimensions; the wood is highly resinous, and is said to be durable; great quantities of a white clear turpentine exude from the branches when injured.

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  • The outer cuticle of Oriental species is so hard that it forms a sharp and durable cutting edge, and it is so siliceous that it can be used as a whetstone.

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  • This outer cuticle, cut into thin strips, is one of the most durable and beautiful materials for basket-making, and both in China and Japan it is largely so employed.

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  • The " Deodar" is also much used, but the other pines produce timber that is not durable.

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  • When not more than fifty years old it forms durable posts for fences and gates; but at that age it often begins to deteriorate, having ring-shakes and central hollows.

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  • in diameter at the ground, the chestnut is found to make durable hoops for casks and props for vines; and of a larger size it makes good hop-poles.

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  • Vigan is the residence of the bishop of Nueva Segovia and has a fine cathedral, a substantial court-house, other durable public buildings and a monument to Juan de Salcedo, its founder.

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  • The balsam fir and in the south the red cedar occur in scant quantities; more widely distributed, but growing only under marked local conditions, is the yellow or Alaska cedar, a very hard and durable wood of fine grain and pleasant odour.

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  • The noise of the Drapier Letters had hardly died away when Swift acquired a more durable glory by the publication of Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World, in four parts.

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  • The earlier Buddhist constructions have proved more durable than the Mahommedan buildings.

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  • The forests contain a great variety of useful woods, affording excellent timber; among the commonest trees are the yellow wood, which is also one of the largest, belonging to the yew species; black iron wood; heavy, close-grained and durable stinkhout; melkhout, a white wood used for wheelwork; nieshout; and the assegai or Cape lancewood.

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  • Steelyards are simple, trustworthy and durable, but unless special contrivances are introduced for ascertaining the position of the travelling poise with very great accuracy, there will be a little uncertainty as to the reading, and therefore steelyards are not in general so accurate as scale-beams. When carefully nicked they are well-adapted for weighing out definite quantities of goods, such as i lb, 2 lb, &c., as in such cases there is no question of estimation.

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  • When skilfully made they are very accurate and durable.

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  • "packing" the towers have been rendered more durable, and in the case of the Gay-Lussac tower the loss of nitre has been diminished by avoiding the use of a coke packing, which acts upon that substance as a reducing agent.

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  • Very durable grey granite has been quarried near Aberdeen for more than 300 years, and blocked and dressed paving "setts," kerb and building stones, and monumental 'and other ornamental work of granite have long been exported from the district to all parts of the world.

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  • Under water the wood is very durable, and it is therefore used for piles.

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  • And he added a durable masterpiece to political literature in a pamphlet which he called Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents (1770).

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  • Its results were momentous and durable in proportion as they were the outcome of causes which had been working long.

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  • The Polish war dragged on for six years longer and was then concluded by a truce, nominally for thirteen years, which proved the most durable of treaties.

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  • Henceforth the brilliant dream, a moment realized, the realization of which he had thought durable, was at an end.

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  • The women spin and weave, and with the rudest appliances manufacture a variety of strong and durable cloths of silk,cotton and hemp, and of rofia palm, aloe and banana fibre, of elegant patterns, and often with much taste in colour.

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  • The skins are largely imported into England, for the manufacture of articles in which a cheap and durable fur is required.

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  • acrylic resin to form a solid durable material, which can be shaped to any design requirement.

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  • Good interfacial adhesion is the key to the reliable service performance of durable bonded components.

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  • She put them all on a durable plastic template that fits into a standard 3-ring binder for easy storage.

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  • Durable glass-reinforced nylon handles provide a sure grip for working with the 420 stainless steel blade.

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  • The most durable paths are slightly cambered to aid rain runoff.

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  • It is constructed in durable cardboard and is 100% recycleable!

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  • A lightweight, hardwearing and durable rubber outsole with aggressive cleats and flex grooves ensures maximum grip while you move freely around.

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  • Aria legs and supports are made from tubular steel with a durable black textured coating.

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  • Fully finished in a durable powder coating the flight is designed to blend in well with all room settings.

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  • stamping the collet from a single sheet of gold or platinum produces a stronger more durable component, with a smoother cleaner surface.

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  • The handle is a combination of durable nylon resin composites and soft, rubberized surface coating.

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  • This is conditional on the achievement of sustainable and durable convergence between the UK and the euro area.

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  • They offer discreet, durable and highly professional cards articulating your dietary needs to waiters and chefs.

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  • Using 2mm thickness as a solid constructor makes the chassis durable and study.

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  • durable polyester flysheet with taped seams providing a very respectable 2000mm hydrostatic head of protection.

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  • durable nylon oxford fabrics, the pack has adjustable shoulder straps.

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  • Both species are classified as being moderately durable to decay, which for cladding purposes should avoid the need for additional preservative treatment.

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  • The dark green PPE coating is fused to the metal wires ensuring an extremely durable finish that looks great.

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  • Karndean is made from an exceptionally durable form of customized vinyl.

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  • Some of these molecules are remarkably durable, surviving as evidence of living tissue that has otherwise completely dispersed.

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  • Cool for retro, right for now, these highly durable cymbals move a lot of air in any kind of music.

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  • He stated: ' If these creatures are alive, they must be incredibly durable.

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  • Operates on 2xAA batteries and includes durable carrying case.

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  • Second, the interaction among members must be made more durable.

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  • He has used his hands-on knowledge of classic vintage drums to produce durable, roadworthy kits that sounds and looks very desirable with individuality.

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  • durable than wood because the plastic encapsulates and binds the fibers together to resist moisture penetration and fungal rot.

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  • dustproof case this rugged, durable, compact and easily transportable handheld is a miracle of modern technology.

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  • The Imation Clip Flash Drive features the smallest of USB flash drives, safely encased in a durable, rubberized shell.

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  • exposed to air so are not very durable.

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  • Made of durable nylon oxford fabrics, the pack has adjustable shoulder straps.

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  • These traditional style pull on pants are made from soft and durable breathable polyurethane laminate and polyester fabric.

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  • High coverage 1 liter per 10-15 square meters Durable satin finish.

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  • Permanent buoyancy is provided using soft PVC closed-cell foam or polyethylene that is placed in layers inside a durable outer cover.

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  • A stable and durable rearfoot with a very flexible soft forefoot.

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  • Placed on galvanized frames the high quality attractive stands are extremely durable and have disabled snap lock ring chair fittings and a long life.

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  • good durable white freestone and limestone is quarried here, but its principal mineral is coal, which it produces in great abundance.

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  • A lightweight, hardwearing and durable rubber outsole with aggressive cleats and flex grooves ensures maximum grip while you move freely around.

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  • Maple: Pale, durable hardwood with a fine grain pattern.

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  • A durable pioneer homestead constructed of double-wall plastic to survive years on the backyard frontier.

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  • Of course, the anarchist must still explain why hierarchies emerge and are so durable if they are so clearly morally illegitimate.

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  • interfacial adhesion is the key to the reliable service performance of durable bonded components.

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  • Women's Spectrum jacket IA Warm, durable fleece jacket in Berghaus ' own AWL 200 fleece fabric.

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  • This contruction is much more durable than printed paper lamination.

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  • A high quality, long lasting, durable alkaline battery.

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  • Of these, black locust has very durable timber.

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  • The D-Day Booster Pack Contains: 9 randomized, prepainted, durable plastic miniatures Full-color game stat cards Set Checklist Rules not included.

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  • One size fits most - Durable, quality construction featuring premium quality neoprene and convenient hook and loop closures.

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  • durable glass-reinforced nylon handles provide a sure grip for working with the 420 stainless steel blade.

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  • DESIGN: White slip on, with blue lines, durable gum rubber outsole.

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  • The unique design of the durable masonry roof overhang is suitable for flat, hipped or any degree of pitched roof.

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  • Made of durable nylon oxford fabrics, the pack has adjustable shoulder straps.

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  • Our quaich is made in Scotland from beautiful durable pewter and comes in two more intimate sizes: 9cm or 7cm wide.

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  • Made from durable plastic with 5mm thick walls they offer more excitement than straight slides due to the wave in the middle.

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  • Made of durable ABS plastic or clear polycarbonate, these reusable tags are designed to stand up to routine handling.

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  • Made from durable polycarbonate, a shatter proof material used to make protective eyewear.

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  • Made from durable molded polypropylene, the device consists of two stainless steel plates secured by galvanized topping screws.

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  • It's easy to fit and is made of tough, durable polypropylene, giving it a tested strength of 2500 Kg.

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  • By enabling us to make better use of less durable species, modern timber preservatives help us to maximize our wood resource.

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  • The use of naturally durable timbers avoids the use of toxic chemical preservatives, which contain carcinogens.

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  • It is manufactured from cotton fiber and linen rag, which makes it tougher and more durable than the more common wood pulp paper.

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  • In contrast, interleukin (IL)-2 produces long-term durable complete remission in a subset of patients.

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  • It is a natural mineral blended with acrylic resin to form a solid durable material, which can be shaped to any design requirement.

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  • The massive high density polyethylene container is durable, impact resistant, ultraviolet stabilized and corrosion free.

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  • The roof and walls are made in durable fire retardant UV stabilized PE material.

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  • Features Carry Handle Padded waist band and shoulder strap £ 49.99 JRC rucksack - A conventional design extremely durable rucksack of excellent proportions.

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  • Made of durable nylon oxford fabrics, the pack has adjustable shoulder straps.

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  • high quality silicone lined, no slip woven strap, made of durable Polyester.

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  • Both book and materials come packages in an attractive, durable plastic slipcase.

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  • The leather is incredibly soft, as you might expect from Spain, with a very fine grain and yet obviously durable.

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  • Window Frames: Are they made from FSC durable timber, untreated softwood, recycled PVC?

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  • metal squeegees are more durable than polyurethane rubber blades.

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  • The book is durable, robust and tested to the most vigorous of European and British safety standards.

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  • Aria legs and supports are made from tubular steel with a durable black textured coating.

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  • Made of durable nylon oxford fabrics, the pack has adjustable shoulder straps.

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  • The leather allows feet to breathe and with durable soft suede soles they will not slip.

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  • Using 2mm thickness as a solid constructor makes the chassis durable and study.

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  • The lightly reinforced toe makes them durable while still allowing you to dance the night away in your favorite open toe shoes.

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  • tractor mounted Meade Machines Ltd The safest, most versatile, effective and durable post driver in the world.

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  • two-ply fabric are stronger and more durable, but usually heavier.

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  • Pigmented Leather is the most durable and is used in the majority of furniture upholstery and almost all car upholstery.

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  • And I don't mean hard on the bottom, slim as a knife-edge type sofas in durable vinyl.

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  • With a durable non-slip vinyl back, the well-priced mat also stays put and comes in your choice of size and color.

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  • BOND 20 Genuine British Military NATO Straps in Camouflage Very strong and durable British webbing NATO straps.

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  • They use the patented Teva strapping system with durable Jacquard webbing which is adjustable at three points and comfort padded at the heel.

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  • Features include realistic styling, racy stickers, large, durable wheels and a wide wheelbase that is designed for stability.

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  • This is a strong, durable stainless steel wristwatch.

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  • Sony NW-E407 1GB MP3 Walkman £ 79.00 Designed from durable materials such as acrylic and metallic zinc the NW-E400 series are sophisticated and sleek.

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  • The opportunity of utilizing the wool for textile industries has not yet been taken, though Sardinian women are accustomed to weave strong and durable cloth.

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  • The seeds are roasted and eaten by the natives; the timber, which somewhat resembles walnut, is soft, fine-grained, and takes a good polish, but is not durable.

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  • The wood of the tree is hard and durable.

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  • Suitable proportions of materials to form a rust joint are 90 parts by weight of iron borings well mixed with 2 parts of flowers of sulphur, and I part of powdered sal-ammoniac. Another joint, less rigid but sound and durable, is made with yarn and white and red lead.

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  • This joint is durable, secure and easily made; it allows for expansion and by its use the risk of pipe sockets being cracked is avoided.

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  • The genus Eucalyptus numbers more than 150 species, and provides some of the most durable timbers known.

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  • In Western Australia there are extensive forests of hardwood, principally jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata), a very durable timber; 14,000 sq.

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  • The most durable of fences are those formed of small oaks, split lengthwise by the wedge into thin boards.

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  • Oak was formerly largely used by wood-carvers, and is still in some demand for those artists, being harder and more durable than lime and other woods that yield more readily to the sculptor's tool.

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  • the growth is extremely slow and the trees small, but the wood is generally very hard and durable.

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  • The wood is variable in quality and, though hard in texture, is less durable than the best oak of British growth; the heart-wood is of a light reddish brown varying to an olive tint; a Canadian specimen weighs 524 lb the cubic foot.

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  • obtusiloba, the post oak of the backwoodsman, a smaller tree with rough leaves and notched upper lobes, produces an abundance of acorns and good timber, said to be more durable than that of the white oak.

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  • The wood is coarsely grained, as in all the red-oak group, but harder and more durable than that of Q.

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  • The live oak is one of the most valuable timber trees of the genus, the wood being extremely durable, both exposed to air and under water; heavy and closegrained, it is perhaps the best of the American oaks for shipbuilding, and is invaluable for water-wheels and mill-work.

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  • Cromwell used his influence in restraining the more eager who wished to march on London immediately, and in avoiding the use of force by which nothing permanent could be effected, urging that" whatsoever we get by treaty will be firm and durable.

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  • The hair imported into Europe is chiefly used in the manufacture of small brushes used by painters, while the thick hide is formed into a very durable leather.

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  • The timber is much used in some rural districts for flooring, and is durable for indoor purposes when protected from dry-rot; it has, like most poplar woods, the property of resisting fire better than other timber.

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  • expensive than the American in first cost, but it gives a more durable and stable track.

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  • The timber of the cypress is hard, close-grained, of a fine reddish hue, and very durable.

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  • The wood, which in Indian temples is burnt as incense, is yellowish-red, close-grained, tough, hard, readily worked, durable, and equal in quality to that of the deodar.

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  • Yet it may be asserted that until the more durable and more reputable connexion with Mme de Nehra these love episodes were the most disgraceful blemishes in a life otherwise of a far higher moral character than has been commonly supposed.

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  • The younger and smaller trees are remarkably durable, especially when the bark is allowed to remain on them; and most of the poles imported into Britain for scaffolding, ladders, mining-timber and similar uses are furnished by this fir.

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  • A system of pictographic writing came into use early in this Palace period, but only a few documents, made of durable material, have survived.

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  • But when Venice took possession of the mainland her builders were able to employ a strong hydraulic dark lime from Albettone, which formed a durable cement, capable of resisting salt water and the corrosive sea air.

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  • Some of the best sandstone in the United States is obtained from Cuyahoga and Lorain counties; it is exceptionally pure in texture (about 97% being pure silica), durable and evenly coloured light buff, grey or blue grey.

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  • These native cloths are exceedingly durable, and many of them are ornamented by using dyed yarns and in other ways: Southern Nigeria (Lagos) and northern Nigeria are the most important cotton countries amongst the British possessions on the coast.

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  • Of the four kings who now divided the Macedonian Empire amongst them, two were not destined to found durable dynasties, while the house of Antigonus, represented by Demetrius, was after all to do so.

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  • The imperial government, however, intervened, and in 1712 the " Great Recess " established durable good relations between the Rath and the commonalty.

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  • In this district, too, as has already been remarked, is the finest scenery of the Rhine, a fact due in great part to the grotesque shapes of the quartzose rocks, left denuded of the less durable slate and sandstone.

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  • After setting forth that " building with brick was not only more comely and durable, but also more safe against future perils of fire," it was enacted " that all the outsides of all buildings in and about the city should be made of brick or stone, except doorcases and windowframes, and other parts.

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  • Electric and compressed air locomotives are durable, easily operated, and can be built to run under the low roofs of thin veins.

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  • It is not as durable as round rope and is heavier for the same working strength.

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  • Steel frames are more durable than those of wood, and have become common in nearly all mining countries, especially where timber is scarce.

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  • In archaeology it is used for the engraved and ornamented handle of a vase, which has often survived when the vase itself, being less durable, has disappeared.

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  • The wood is generally reddish-brown, light and of a coarse grain and spongy texture, easy to work, but liable to shrink and warp. Mountain-grown wood is harder, stronger, less liable to warp and more durable.

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  • Dr John Lindley considered that some of the cedartrees sent by Hiram, king of Tyre, to Jerusalem might have been procured from Mount Atlas, and have been identical with Callitris quadrivalvis, or arar-tree, the wood of which is hard and durable, and was much in request in former times for the building of temples.

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  • The Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) is a kind of cypress, the wood of which is very durable.

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  • It has small leaves and fibrous bark, the wood is light, soft and easily-worked, and very durable in contact with the soil, and is much used for boat-building and for making fences and coopers' staves.

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  • in height, the wood is easily worked, fragrant and durable.

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  • In the alluvial deposits the associated minerals are chiefly those of great density and hardness, such as platinum, osmiridium and other metals of the platinum group, tinstone, chromic, magnetic and brown iron ores, diamond, ruby and sapphire, zircon, topaz, garnet, &c. which represent the more durable original constituents of the rocks whose distintegration has furnished the detritus.

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  • As timber trees many of the species are valuable from their rapidity of growth and for the production of light durable wood, serviceable for many purposes.

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  • No standards of weighing or measuring were known, but the parts of the body were the units, and money consisted in rare and durable vegetable and animal substances, which scarcely reached the dignity of a mechanism of exchange.

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  • They are dark blue-grey, fine grained and durable, and are much used for flagging and kerbing and for sills, caps and steps.

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  • A more durable and more beautiful stone for building is the reddish or reddish-brown Potsdam sandstone of which there are extensive formations on the N.W.

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  • Masonry and concrete are more durable than metal, and metal than timber.

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  • It has no title to be considered as a work of learning or scholarship, yet its influence upon opinion was profound and durable.

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  • In the statement of his policy made to the Chamber on March 21 he declared this to be " to recover the provinces torn from us in the past, to obtain the reparations and guarantees due to France, and to prepare a durable peace based on respect for the rights and liberty of peoples."

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  • Two naval demonstrations were made by France during the reign of Louis XIV., one by Abraham Duquesne in 1682, and the other by Marshal Jean d'Estrees in 1688, but these repressive measures were too intermittent to produce a durable effect.

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  • But when the study of its subject comes to be systematized on the basis of a general social philosophy more complete and durable than Smith's, no contributions to that final construction will be found so valuable as his.

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  • A silk spinning moth, the ailanthus moth (Bombyx or Philosamia cynthia), lives on its leaves, and yields a silk more durable and cheaper than mulberry silk, but inferior to it in fineness and gloss.

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  • From the great size of the trunk and the even grain of the red cedar-like wood it is a valuable tree to the farmer and carpenter: it splits readily and evenly, and planes and polishes well; cut radially, the medullary plates give the wood a fine satiny lustre; it is strong and durable, but not so elastic as many of the western pines and firs.

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  • The bark, which is dark brown or reddish, and very durable, is used by Indians and backwoodsmen in the same way as the bark of B.

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  • When well prepared for use, larch is one of the most durable of coniferous woods.

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  • It is far more durable than any of the oaks of that region, is heavy and close-grained, and much stronger, as well as more lasting, than that of the pines and firs of Canada.

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  • The wood is the hardest and strongest of all the American conifers; it is durable and adapted for construction work or household furniture.

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  • It was due to the initiative of the young tsar Nicolas II., who, in his famous rescript of the 24th of August 1898, stated that he thought that the then moment was " very favourable for seeking, by means of international discussion, the most effectual means of assuring to all peoples the benefits of a real and durable peace."

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  • Among the miscellaneous cloths made or made partly of cotton may be mentioned: waste cloths, made from waste yarns and usually coarse in texture; khaki cloth, made largely for military clothing in cotton as well as in woollen; cottonade, a name given to various coarse low cloths in the United States and elsewhere; lasting, which seems to be an abbreviation of "lasting cloth," a stiff, durable texture used in making shoes, &c.; bolting cloth, used in bolting or sifting; brattice cloth, a stout, tarred cloth made of cotton or wool and used for bratticing or lining the sides of shafts in mines; sponge cloths, used for cleaning machinery; shoddy and mungo, which though mainly woollen have frequently a cotton admixture; and splits, either plain or fancy, usually of low quality, which include any cloth woven two or three in the breadth of the loom and "split" into the necessary width.

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  • In regard to durability good Portland cement concrete is one of the most durable materials known.

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  • There are many varieties of concrete known as "artificial stones" which can now be bought ready moulded into the form of paving slabs, wall blocks and pipes: they are both pleasing in appearance and very durable, being carefully made by skilled workmen.

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  • Very good edgings, but of a less durable character, are formed by thrift.

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  • Concrete walls, properly coped and provided with a trellis, may in some places be cheapest, and they are very durable.

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  • Plant houses constructed of the best Baltic pine timber are very durable, but the whole of the parts should be kept as light as possible.

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  • Cow dung is less fertilizing than horse dung, but being slower in its action it is more durable; it is also cooler, and therefore better for hot dry sandy soils.

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  • For permanent plants, as trees, roses, &c., metallic labels with raised type are procurable from dealers, and are neat, durable and convenient.

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  • For large conservatory specimens wooden tubs, round or square, are frequently used; these should be coated with pitch inside to render them more durable.

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  • Very durable trellises for greenhouse climbers are made of slender round iron rods for standards, having a series of hooks on the inner edge, into which rings of similar metal are dropped; the rings may be graduated so as to form a broad open top, or may be all of the same size, when the trellis will assume the cylindrical form.

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  • long; a very durable but clumsy fur.

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  • Used as carriage rugs and floor rugs, most durable for latter purpose and of fine effect.

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  • Used for floor rugs, very durable; and very white specimens are valuable.

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  • Used for collars, cuffs, boas, muffs, trimmings, coat linings and carriage aprons, and is of a most durable nature, in addition to having a rich and good appearance.

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  • Used for coat linings it is very warm and durable.

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  • deep. Delicate blue-grey with black shadings, one of nature's most beautiful productions, though not a durable one.

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  • Pelt light and close in texture, and durable.

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  • The tails are almost black and make up most handsomely into trimmings, muffs, &c. Tails worked separately in these forms are as rich and fine and more durable than any other fur suitable for a like purpose.

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  • Many from Russia are dyed black for floor and carriage rugs; the hair is brittle, with poor underwool and not very durable; the cost, however, is small.

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  • The hair is, however, brittle and is not at all durable.

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  • The best, from Norway, are very durable and of good appearance and an excellent substitute for American sable.

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  • It is very durable for linings, and is an economical substitute for sable for coats, capes, boas and trimmings.

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  • It is a very useful fur for men's coat linings and ladies' driving or motoring coats, being warm, durable and not too heavy.

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  • The pelts are exceedingly fine and close in texture and, although of little weight, are very durable, and articles made of them produce a sensation of warmth immediately they are put upon the body.

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  • If it were not for its disagreeable odour, skunk would be worth much more than the usual market value, as it is naturally the blackest fur, silky in appearance and most durable.

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  • The pelts, although very light, are tough and durable, hence their good reputation for linings for ladies' walking or driving coats.

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  • This peculiar character alone stamps it as a distinguished fur, in addition to which it has the excellent advantage of being the most durable fur for carriage aprons, as well as the richest in colour.

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  • The Paris dyers do excellent work in this direction, but the colour is not so durable, probably owing to a less pure water.

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  • But if sold upon its own merits, pointed fox is a durable fur.

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  • The explanation is to be found within Israel itself, in factors which succeeded in re-shaping existing material and in imprinting upon it a durable stamp, and these factors, as biblical tradition recognizes, are to be found in the work of the prophets.

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  • Owing to the difficulty of securing a durable motor with a simple and trustworthy means of automatically regulating the quantity of water used to the power needed at various times from the motor, not much advance has been recently made in the use of water motors with reciprocating rams or pistons.

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  • Gold (also platinum) is a not infrequent associate, but this may only mean that the sands in which the diamond is found have been searched because they were known to be auriferous; also that both gold and diamond are among the most durable of minerals and may have survived from ancient rocks of which other traces have been lost.

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  • Similarly, just because fear, hope and remembrance add to the intensity of consciousness, the Epicurean can hold that bodily pain and pleasure is a less durable and important thing than pain and pleasure of mind.

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  • The great Christian School of Alexandria represented by Clement and Origen effected a durable alliance between Greek education and Christian doctrine.

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  • The quarries of Syene (Assuan) are famous for extremely har~ and durable red granite (syenite), and have been worked since the days of the earliest Pharaohs.

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  • He rebuilt the walls of Cairo, of more durable material than that which had been employed by Jauhara measure rendered necessary partly by the growth of the metropolis, but also by the repeated sieges which it had undergone since the commencement of Ftimite rule.

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  • The family of the fourth of these sovereigns, Kagfili (Qalaun), reigned for 110 years, but otherwise no sultan was able to found a durable dynasty: after the death of a sultan he was usually succeeded by an infant son, who after a short time was dethroned by a new usurper.

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  • In other cases it is secured by the intersection of joints, whereby a rock, in itself hard and durable, is divided into small angular blocks, which are separated by the action of the elements and slide down the declivities.

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  • trees that have arrived at a mature age the heart-wood is in its largest proportion and the sap-wood is firm and elastic; and the timber from such trees is of the strongest, toughest and most durable character.

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  • This is the natural and best method of seasoning, and timber treated in this way is more durable than that seasoned by artificial methods; the time taken, however, is much longer.

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  • Timber is most durable when it is kept quite dry and well ventilated, but some varieties last an indefinite period when kept continually under water.

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  • No medullary rays are visible; the wood is straight in the grain, durable, strong and elastic, easy to work, and is used by the carpenter for internal and external constructional work, and by the joiner for his fittings.

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  • The wood when cut is white or yellowish white, straight in grain and easily worked, but is not so tough, elastic or durable as the northern pine, and therefore is not so suitable for constructional work.

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  • The wood is extremely durable and lasts well where exposed alternately to wet and dry; indeed, the larch is useful for every purpose of building, internal and external.

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  • The Bermuda cedar (Juniperus bermudiana) is used for internal joinery and is extremely durable.

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  • Oak is very durable either in a dry or a wet situation, or in a position where it will be alternately dry and wet.

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  • The Durmast oak grows in France and the south of England; it is not so strong or durable as the English oak.

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  • It is straight in grain but subject to warping, and is not so durable as British oak.

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  • is brown; it is hard, heavy, strong and very tough, and when kept either always wet or always dry is durable.

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  • The wood is heavy, strong and hard; white to light reddish-brown in colour; and durable if kept either dry or wet; is porous and works easily; it weighs about 40 to 48 lb per cub.

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  • Teak wood is straight in the grain and exceptionally strong and durable, its oily nature enabling it to resist the attacks of insects and to preserve, iron nails and fastenings.

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  • Greenheart (Nectandra rodiaei) is a very heavy, hard and durable wood from the East Indies.

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  • The wood is fine-grained, frequently with a beautiful wavy figure, yellowish white to light brown in colour; it is very hard, tough and durable.

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  • The wood is soft and neither strong nor durable; it burns better in the green state than that of most trees, and is often used by the hunters of the North-West as fuel; split into thin layers, it was formerly employed in the United States for bonnet and hat making.

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  • The wood has a fine, straight and even grain; and though light and soft, is firm and extremely durable, lying, it is authoritatively asserted, for centuries in the forest without appreciable decay.

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  • The rods are reputed to be most durable when from the driest ground, and to be especially good where the bottom is chalky.

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  • In Norfolk the reeds of marshland are employed, and they constitute a durable thatch lasting from thirty to forty years or more.

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  • Lidner was a genuine poet, and his lack of durable success must be set down to faults of character, not to lack of inspiration.

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  • Their soft, straight-grained, resinous and often durable wood gives to many kinds a high economic value, and some are among the most esteemed of timber trees.

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  • It is prepared by boiling the needles in a solution of soda to remove the resin, which process loosens the fibre and renders its separation easy; it has some resemblance to coarse wool, and is spun and woven into blankets and garments that are said to be warm and durable; it is also used for stuffing cushions; an essential oil, obtained by a previous distillation of the leaves, has medicinal virtues attributed to it by some German practitioners.

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  • The tree is of quick growth and the wood strong and resinous, but it is less durable than Scotch fir, though much employed in ship-building; according to Emerson, trunks exist in Maine 4 ft.

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  • The tree is of very rapid growth, but produces good timber, much used in southern dockyards, and very durable, though less strong than that of P. sylvestris; the heart-wood is of a brownish-tint.

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  • The timber is valued in its native country, and is said to be durable and to stand exposure to the weather well; various resinous products are extracted from it.

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  • The yellow pine is one of the most important timber trees of the genus; the heart-wood being very durable is largely employed in ship-building and for house timber, being nearly equal to that of P. sylvestris; large quantities are exported to Britain under the name of " New York yellow pine "; the sapwood is perishable.

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  • The tall columnar trunk furnishes the most valued pine timber of the states; close-grained and resinous, it is very durable and polishes well; it is largely employed in American shipyards, and immense quantities are exported, especially to Britain and the West Indies.

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  • It is known in India as the " cheer pine "; the wood is good, resinous, and moderately durable; the tree is common on the foot-hills of the Himalayas.

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  • P. canariensis, which forms forests on the mountains of Grand Canary and Teneriffe, growing at an elevation of 6000 ft., also belongs to this group. The leaves are long, lax, and of a bright green tint; the cone-scales are without spines; the trunk attains a large size, and yields good and durable timber.

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  • The wood of the white pine is durable for indoor use, especially when protected by paint, but when exposed to moist air it rapidly decays, and it is very liable to dry rot; it is said to be best when grown on sandy soils.

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  • It is found in Kumaon and Bhotan and on some of the Nepal ranges, but does not grow in the moist climate of the Sikkim Himalayas; it is found at a height of 7000 to 12,000 ft., and attains large dimensions; the wood is highly resinous, and is said to be durable; great quantities of a white clear turpentine exude from the branches when injured.

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  • The outer cuticle of Oriental species is so hard that it forms a sharp and durable cutting edge, and it is so siliceous that it can be used as a whetstone.

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  • This outer cuticle, cut into thin strips, is one of the most durable and beautiful materials for basket-making, and both in China and Japan it is largely so employed.

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  • The " Deodar" is also much used, but the other pines produce timber that is not durable.

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  • The wood is very durable and useful for outdoor work, such as fencing, posts, etc. Another species of arbor vitae is Thuja orientalis, known also as Biota orientalis.

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  • When not more than fifty years old it forms durable posts for fences and gates; but at that age it often begins to deteriorate, having ring-shakes and central hollows.

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  • in diameter at the ground, the chestnut is found to make durable hoops for casks and props for vines; and of a larger size it makes good hop-poles.

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  • Vigan is the residence of the bishop of Nueva Segovia and has a fine cathedral, a substantial court-house, other durable public buildings and a monument to Juan de Salcedo, its founder.

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  • The balsam fir and in the south the red cedar occur in scant quantities; more widely distributed, but growing only under marked local conditions, is the yellow or Alaska cedar, a very hard and durable wood of fine grain and pleasant odour.

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  • The noise of the Drapier Letters had hardly died away when Swift acquired a more durable glory by the publication of Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World, in four parts.

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  • The earlier Buddhist constructions have proved more durable than the Mahommedan buildings.

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  • The forests contain a great variety of useful woods, affording excellent timber; among the commonest trees are the yellow wood, which is also one of the largest, belonging to the yew species; black iron wood; heavy, close-grained and durable stinkhout; melkhout, a white wood used for wheelwork; nieshout; and the assegai or Cape lancewood.

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  • Steelyards are simple, trustworthy and durable, but unless special contrivances are introduced for ascertaining the position of the travelling poise with very great accuracy, there will be a little uncertainty as to the reading, and therefore steelyards are not in general so accurate as scale-beams. When carefully nicked they are well-adapted for weighing out definite quantities of goods, such as i lb, 2 lb, &c., as in such cases there is no question of estimation.

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  • When skilfully made they are very accurate and durable.

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  • "packing" the towers have been rendered more durable, and in the case of the Gay-Lussac tower the loss of nitre has been diminished by avoiding the use of a coke packing, which acts upon that substance as a reducing agent.

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  • Very durable grey granite has been quarried near Aberdeen for more than 300 years, and blocked and dressed paving "setts," kerb and building stones, and monumental 'and other ornamental work of granite have long been exported from the district to all parts of the world.

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  • Under water the wood is very durable, and it is therefore used for piles.

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  • And he added a durable masterpiece to political literature in a pamphlet which he called Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents (1770).

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  • Its results were momentous and durable in proportion as they were the outcome of causes which had been working long.

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  • The Polish war dragged on for six years longer and was then concluded by a truce, nominally for thirteen years, which proved the most durable of treaties.

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  • Henceforth the brilliant dream, a moment realized, the realization of which he had thought durable, was at an end.

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  • The women spin and weave, and with the rudest appliances manufacture a variety of strong and durable cloths of silk,cotton and hemp, and of rofia palm, aloe and banana fibre, of elegant patterns, and often with much taste in colour.

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  • The skins are largely imported into England, for the manufacture of articles in which a cheap and durable fur is required.

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  • It is manufactured from cotton fiber and linen rag, which makes it tougher and more durable than the more common wood pulp paper.

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  • In contrast, interleukin (IL)-2 produces long-term durable complete remission in a subset of patients.

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  • The backing material is a second layer of nylon Taslan which is also treated with a durable water repellent finish.

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  • The massive high density polyethylene container is durable, impact resistant, ultraviolet stabilized and corrosion free.

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  • The roof and walls are made in durable fire retardant UV stabilized PE material.

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  • High quality silicone lined, no slip woven strap, made of durable Polyester.

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  • Both book and materials come packages in an attractive, durable plastic slipcase.

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  • The leather is incredibly soft, as you might expect from Spain, with a very fine grain and yet obviously durable.

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  • Window Frames: Are they made from FSC durable timber, untreated softwood, recycled PVC?

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  • Metal squeegees are more durable than polyurethane rubber blades.

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  • The book is durable, robust and tested to the most vigorous of European and British safety standards.

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  • The leather allows feet to breathe and with durable soft suede soles they will not slip.

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  • The lightly reinforced toe makes them durable while still allowing you to dance the night away in your favorite open toe shoes.

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  • In addition, a highly durable topcoat layer can provide added image protection and card security.

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  • All equipment for towing or tractor mounted Meade Machines Ltd The safest, most versatile, effective and durable post driver in the world.

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  • Sheets made of a two-ply fabric are stronger and more durable, but usually heavier.

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  • The durable plastic stand rests directly on the page, eliminating any tremor from unsteady hands.

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  • Pigmented Leather is the most durable and is used in the majority of furniture upholstery and almost all car upholstery.

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  • And I do n't mean hard on the bottom, slim as a knife-edge type sofas in durable vinyl.

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  • With a durable non-slip vinyl back, the well-priced mat also stays put and comes in your choice of size and color.

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  • BOND 20 Genuine British Military NATO Straps in Camouflage Very strong and durable British webbing NATO straps.

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  • Features include realistic styling, racy stickers, large, durable wheels and a wide wheelbase that is designed for stability.

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  • This is a strong, durable stainless steel wristwatch.

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  • Sony NW-E407 1GB MP3 Walkman £ 79.00 Designed from durable materials such as acrylic and metallic zinc the NW-E400 series are sophisticated and sleek.

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  • Creating a sustainable, durable brand is an objective that, if achieved, will help you maintain your ambitious margins.

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  • It was sturdy, durable, and affordable, so I highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a baby swing.

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  • If you can get past initial sticker shock, you'll end up with a high-quality, durable product that will last for several years.

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  • If you want to purchase a stroller that will follow your babies from newborns to toddlers then you'll need a sturdy, durable one.

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  • However, many parents in search of a reusable and economic diapering method find that prefolded cloth diapers are inexpensive and durable.

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  • For instance, if you have small children, look for furniture that is durable and easy to clean, and perhaps even dark in color so that it will hide stains well.

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  • Even if you aren't carpeting a high-traffic area, durable carpeting is better than the opposite.

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  • Wood is good at both insulating and letting the roof breathe during the warmer months, but it is not nearly as durable as the other two materials.

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  • While it produces shorter threads than Egyptian cotton, it is a bit more durable and does not cost quite as much.

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  • Gap Kids will send them out the door in durable style.

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  • Buy durable girls' clothes for school days.

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  • If you actually want to stroll with your stroller, then a sturdier stroller with double wheels and a durable frame is a good choice.

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  • Durable baby clothes will save you money in the long run.

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  • An inexpensive office desk will be less durable.

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  • Flatware is one of the most utilized items in the home, and most flatware is composed of durable stainless steel, an alloy composed of steel, chromium and nickel for rust-resistant and luster properties.

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  • Pima cotton is grown in the U.S. South, and is both soft and durable.

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  • Wood and tin are more durable than glass or some of the plastics, and antique toys made from wood and metals are usually in better condition than those made from tin, glass and other breakable materials.

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  • It is designed much like an ice hockey skate and is durable in its construction.

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  • Paper plates are not durable and usually aren't saved for reorders, while metal plates are.

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  • It is durable, inexpensive, easy to use and suitable for all ages.

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  • The more precise the bearings are, the more fragile they are; the more durable the bearings are, the more "sloppy" they can be.

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  • Both devices are flash players, offering durable, skip-free playback that's an absolute necessity for active music listeners.

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  • Yes, and designers have come a long way with fabrics and designs that are as attractive and durable as ever.

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  • Higher Lycra contents are more durable and slimming.

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  • The most popular is cattle, since they are notable for thicker and durable hides.

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  • Top grain steer hides make strongest, most durable types of leather.

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  • Everyone knows that leather shoes are the best since they are comfortable, stylish, and durable.

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  • With a little understanding of what leather is and how it is used, it is easy to buy leather items that are both durable and fashionable.

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  • Do you insist on a glass tabletop, or are you willing to make do with durable plastic?

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  • Egyptian cotton and Irish linen are usually considered the best fabrics for linens since their long durable fibers don't pill and the fabric does not become shiny after ironing.

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  • They are durable, but made for older children who will use a little more care with them.

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  • Cast-iron as a base material provides a more durable material compared to sheet metal.

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  • Solid-surface sinks are durable options that resist heat and stains.

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  • You also want to choose a durable finish for your faucet to make sure it lasts as long as your brand new sink.

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  • They're the most durable and the easiest to maneuver.

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  • This isn't the most durable carpet on the market, but if you're dying for wool and can't afford it, it's worth a look.

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  • This is a very durable, long-lasting type.

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  • Look for a travel trailer with a breathable, durable cover.

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  • For the most part, plastic kayaks are light and somewhat durable.

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  • Kevlar kayaks are the most durable and are well-suited for whitewater or downriver kayaking.

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  • The units are small than your standard GPS device and are typically more durable.

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  • Graphite clubs are lighter, but less durable.

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  • The heel seats are washable, durable, available in four sizes, and relatively inexpensive, especially compared to custom made orthotics, surgery, or some medications.

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  • The Williams-Sonoma Commercial Aluminized Steel 24-Well Mini Muffin Pan is dishwasher safe, extremely durable, and won't warp.

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  • Inspect all of the hunting gear you are considering to make sure it is durable and high in quality.

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  • Plexiglass, also known as acrylic sheet, is a versatile and durable material used in construction projects, building custom aquariums, picture framing, signs, and arts and crafts.

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  • Buying a more durable and reliable computer does not mean that you have to shell out all of your hard-earned money.

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  • Choose a mattress that is durable and well constructed.

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  • A weighted feather is attached to the end of a wand by a durable string.

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  • The cover is made from durable, washable fleece, so your cat will delight in the fluffy texture between her toes.

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  • Nature Nap Fleece Bed: These beds may be discount priced at $18.99, but they're made from durable Berber fleece, and are fully machine washable.

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  • The beds are rather pricey at about $450.00 each, but the fabrics are constructed to be especially durable.

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  • Sisal is a durable material that can withstand cat claws whether your cat likes to climb or use it as a scratching post.

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  • This material is durable and soft, so it makes the perfect fabric for cat toys.

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  • You will want to balance the cost of your materials with products that are durable, especially if your cat still has her front claws.

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  • Quarter sawn wood is very durable and is known for its resistance to water.

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  • The bed is made from durable hardwood and the tent and slide can be removed at bedtime.

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  • When looking for a futon, you are not only searching for a frame, you are also looking for a mattress that will be comfortable, durable, and stand up to a little bit of wear and tear.

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  • It is very durable and well-constructed.

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  • It's inexpensive, easily cut to fit, durable yet replaceable, and it's readily available.

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  • Rustic wood tables, on the other hand, are naturally quite durable.

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  • Aesthetically pleasing and durable, such a table can remain in your backyard for years.

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  • Once you learn how to build log furniture you will be crafting beautiful rustic pieces for your home and yard that are fun to make, durable and inexpensive.

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  • If this is the case, you can purchase the inserts rather inexpensively or make new cushion inserts yourself out of durable foam.

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  • The chairs made in this style and designed for camping tend to have foldable, lightweight, and durable frames for easy portability.

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  • If there will be kids and pets roughhousing on it, a durable fabric is ideal.

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  • When you build this very sturdy and durable rustic style furniture, you are creating furniture that is made to last.

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  • The all-weather wicker resin material is made of polyethylene (PE), which is the resin of choice for durable environmentally friendly and recyclable outdoor furniture.

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  • Metal was the dominant material, making this patio furniture extremely durable to the elements.

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  • Aside from metal, formica and melamine are other common but less durable materials that were often used for retro designs.

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  • They tend to be very durable and require little maintenance.

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  • The construction of these items makes them quite durable, and unlike webbed furniture, they rarely break or need fixing.

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  • Vinyl covers are particularly good because they're durable.

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  • Some are made of leather, some from durable fabrics, and some from vinyl and plastics.

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  • A farmhouse style country living room would have simple yet durable furniture that is both kid and pet friendly.

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  • Amish furniture is usually made from high-grade wood like hickory and oak and is built to be both durable and attractive.

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  • Each heirloom quality piece is strong, durable and made to last.

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  • Latex is a resilient material that is highly durable, breathable and provides good hypoallergenic properties, too.

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  • The high quality pieces are durable and have a simple classic design.

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  • Many companies make pieces which are stylish, durable, and easy to use.

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  • This budget item may not be as durable as higher-end options, according to reviewers on Amazon, but it does inflate and deflate quickly and offer comfortable seating and sleeping.

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