Agate Sentence Examples
For this purpose Koch ground up tubercle bacilli in an agate mortar and treated them with distilled water until practically no deposit remained.
Our chalcedony was probably included by the ancients among the various kinds of jasper and agate, especially the varieties termed "leucachates" and "cerachates."
This consisted of bronze swords and vases, gold jewellery with agate and other gems, bracelets, collars, a seal cylinder and two engraved gold rings, one of which, the largest known, bears a religious scene.
Marquette, Mich., Presque Ile Point, Mich., Agate Bay, Minn., Grand Marais, Minn., and Ashland, Wis., are on bays which have protective breakwaters across their mouths.
Other precious stones found are chalcedony, garnet, jacinth, amethyst, carnelian, agate, rock-crystals, &c. Amber is found at Magura in Zsepes, while fine marble quarries are found in the counties of Esztergom, Komarom, Veszprem and Szepes.Advertisement
The gems of onyx, carnelian and agate are later and bear various figures, and in some cases Arabic inscriptions.
When constructed for purposes of extreme accuracy they will turn with the one-millionth part of the load weighed, though to ensure such a result the knife-edges and their bearings must be extremely hard (either hardened steel or agate) and worked up with great care.
Several of the varieties are cut into gems and ornaments, balance weights, pivot supports for delicate instruments, agate mortars, &c.; or used for engraving, for instance, cameos and the elaborately carved crystal vases of ancient and medieval times.
These glass objects belong to a class of high prestige weapons such as dagger hilts made of agate.
The products are made from agate, quartz and amber.Advertisement
Susan used an engraving from an 18th Century geological book, showing different varieties of moss agate, against a mottled background.
The names for chalcedony and agate are somewhat interchangeable, although the term agate is usually used to describe the banded varieties of chalcedony.
These earrings are commonly called yogi 's earrings and are made of agate, glass, and various materials.
Blocks and logs of agate, chalcedony, jasper, opal and other silicate deposits lie in hundreds over an area of 60 sq.
The knife-edge and its bearing are both of steel or agate, and the bearing surface is flat.Advertisement
A first-class chemical balance would be made in this manner, but in all places where there are acids and gases the knife-edges and bearings must be made of agate, as the fumes attack and corrode steel.
Whereas lighter shades of granite were preferred during Tony's days on television, today's focus is on richer, darker colors like Saint Cloud Grey, Lake Superior Green, Agate and Academia Black.
These are often natural gemstones such as quartz and agate.
Teva makes plenty of other men's sandals styles, including the Cardenas Fisherman, Agate Thong, Hallah Thong, Mush, Hurricane, Fossil Canyon, Open Toachi, Monsone and Tanza.
The town is celebrated for its manufacture of agate and carnelian ornaments, of reputation principally in China.Advertisement
See AGATE, BLOODSTONE, CARNELIAN, CHRYSOPRASE, HELIOTROPE, MOCHA STONE, ONYX, SARD and SARDONYX.
When and how the art was introduced is obscure, but there are notices of it as early as the 11th century; and in 1250 Christoforo Briani attempted the imitation of agate and chalcedony.
The end knife-edges also are of steel or agate, and have continuous bearing on flat steel or agate surfaces at the upper part of the suspension links.
He uses agate for the Fool, diamond for Strength, and carnelian for Justice.
It was, as I was told, of red agate, in the form of a man with the right hand broken off.Advertisement
Several agate types, including vein agate types, including vein agate are found.
Well-worn pebbles of amorphous quartz (agate, chalcedony, jasper, &c.) are found in the stratified drift along the western side of the Tertiary region of the state, and from Columbus northward.
At last he found work on a 32mo New Testament, set in agate, double columns, with a middle column of notes in pearl.
Sixteen of these alabaster scarfs hang side by side in Hovey's Balcony, three white and fine as crape shawls, thirteen striated like agate with every shade of brown, Luray Cavern.
Such crystals occur either in cavities in mineral-veins and in granitic rocks, or as a lining in agate geodes.
His black, agate pupils with saffron- yellow whites moved restlessly near the lower eyelids.