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chalks Sentence Examples

  • Permeability is practically identical with the speed at which percolation takes place; through clay it is slow, but increases in rapidity through marls, loams, limestones, chalks, coarse gravels and fine sands, reaching a maximum in soil saturated with moisture.

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  • Ordinary mortar failed in such positions; mortar made from lime prepared from limestones or chalks containing a little clay was found to stand; mortar made from lime mixed with trass or similar active silicious material was also found to stand.

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  • It produces abundance of seeds, and is easily raised, but it requires good and tolerably dry soil; it will not thrive on stiff clays nor on dry sands or chalks.

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  • In the west portion of the state, which belongs to the Cretaceous formation, chalks and a species of native quicklime are very prominent in the river bluffs.

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  • The white and cream-coloured chalks are much used for building purposes, but the blue is usually too soft for exposure to the weather.

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  • The beekeeper closes the hive, chalks a mark on it, and when he has time tears out its contents and burns it clean.

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  • Using chalks, pastels, charcoal, and pencils of different softness expands the artistic possibilities that crayons and markers begin.

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