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dust Sentence Examples

  • A dust storm was probably brewing.

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  • The storm kicked up dust behind them, but they managed to beat it to the corral.

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  • First it was enough for a hand, but nothing but dust was within reach.

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  • Carrying a chair from the kitchen, she stretched to dust the top shelf of one of the bookcases beside the fireplace.

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  • At present our houses are cluttered and defiled with it, and a good housewife would sweep out the greater part into the dust hole, and not leave her morning's work undone.

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  • The carpenters tried to keep the dust level down, but it was impossible to avoid all of it.

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  • "This." she said, slinging the ring in the dust at his feet.

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  • When the dust settles, he can probably get on staff at Keene State.

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  • In every mirror, dust obliterated her past.

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  • Her presence reduced Cynthia's domestic chores and eliminated the need for Dean and Fred to pick up more than the occasional dust rag.

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  • Her presence reduced Cynthia's domestic chores and eliminated the need for Dean and Fred to pick up more than the occasional dust rag.

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  • Mavra Kuzminichna flicked the dust off the clavichord and closed it, and with a deep sigh left the drawing room and locked its main door.

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  • He watched explosions wrack his planet until they rose high enough that the toxic dust storm he'd started marred the surface of the planet from view.

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  • The dust always hung motionless above the buzz of talk that came from the resting troops.

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  • It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.

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  • The dust storm might work in their favor, but it would only increase their discomfort.

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  • We'll be safe here, and the moisture in the cave will keep the dust down.

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  • Faster and faster, vying with one another, they moved at the double or at a trot, vanishing amid the clouds of dust they raised and making the air ring with a deafening roar of mingling shouts.

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  • Get ready to grab your dust mop, Harriet.

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  • The door pulled him in, and he sat in the doorway, coughing at the ore dust cloud and staring.

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  • It sounded pretty, like the poof the desert dust made when the first drops of rain fell.

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  • When it slowed for the drive, the dust caught up, hiding it in a swirling cloud.

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  • Then, a wave to the dust of the retreating vehicle.

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  • This isn't the first dust storm you've been through, is it?

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  • Hours later, baked by the sun and choked with dust, Pete finally called a halt for the day.

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  • It's dust in my bathroom sink!

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  • Lydia Larkin spun out of the meadow in a cloud of dust, leaving Dean to await its dissipation before following in his open vehicle.

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  • Don't eat too much dust today.

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  • All that churning of sand and dust disguised their trail to some degree, but nothing could hide the trail of five heavy wagons.

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  • He squatted and took some of the freshly dug soil in his hand, crushing the lumps and letting the dust run through his fingers.

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  • That evening, she climbed from her wagon and beat the dust from her clothes with her hat.

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  • Her sandals raised little puffs of dust every time she put a foot down in the soft dirt.

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  • The sun, just bursting forth from behind a cloud that had concealed it, was shining, with rays still half broken by the clouds, over the roofs of the street opposite, on the dew- besprinkled dust of the road, on the walls of the houses, on the windows, the fence, and on Pierre's horses standing before the hut.

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  • It needs no critical exertion to reduce utterly to dust any deductions drawn from history.

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  • Each day they changed positions in line so that no one ate the dust from all the wagons every day.

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  • Bordeaux studied the dust through a pair of field glasses.

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  • It takes time we don't have, it won't fool the Indians, and you're raising dust they might see.

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  • Maria was already on the stairs, dust rag and mop in hand.

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  • I dust and sweep but a stern lady looks after the madam whose care is beyond my responsibilities.

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  • Some of this dust was kneaded by the feet and wheels, while the rest rose and hung like a cloud over the troops, settling in eyes, ears, hair, and nostrils, and worst of all in the lungs of the men and beasts as they moved along that road.

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  • Cassie squinted into the darkness, searching for a target, but all she could see was dust and an occasional hoof.

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  • Above each shelf, a hinged, Plexiglas cover kept dust off the shoes.

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  • Above each shelf, a hinged, Plexiglas cover kept dust off the shoes.

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  • The flakes were not large, but unlike most gentle Ouray snow storms, they didn't drift to the ground like tiny dust motes.

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  • The flakes were not large, but unlike most gentle Ouray snow storms, they didn't drift to the ground like tiny dust motes.

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  • But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.

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  • The artillery and baggage wagons moved noiselessly through the deep dust that rose to the very hubs of the wheels, and the infantry sank ankle-deep in that soft, choking, hot dust that never cooled even at night.

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  • The dust emitted from mining the ore was poisonous in its raw state.

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  • "Don't kick up the dust, you infantry!" jested an hussar whose prancing horse had splashed mud over some foot soldiers.

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  • Brenda was given a few days off and the dust settled.

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  • And no dust, even in the cabinet.

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  • You don't have a spot of dust anywhere in your house or car and your name's Dusty.

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  • We need to dust off a few ops plans for this weekend.

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  • She lighted a lamp to show me the inside of the roof and the walls, and also that the board floor extended under the bed, warning me not to step into the cellar, a sort of dust hole two feet deep.

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  • He reached into his pocket and withdrew a small black pouch, pouring its contents—two green gems holding the dust of human souls—into his palm.

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  • The tarantula cat was sucking up dirt and dust from the kitchen corners.

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  • No dust has settled on that robe; no time has elapsed since that divinity was revealed.

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  • She applied the brakes and the dust cloud caught up, cloaking the road so thickly that visibility was down to the front of the car.

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  • Dampening her scarf, she closed her eyes and wiped most of the dust from her face.

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  • He was probably washing some of the dust off his insides last night and overdid it.

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  • The same day she had learned, at different times, the words: hOUSE, WEED, DUST, SWING, MOLASSES, FAST, SLOW, MAPLE-SUGAR and COUNTER, and she had not forgotten one of these last.

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  • She stepped back and waved at Pete, pointing at the dust.

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  • Her skin was already covered with dust.

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  • Today she would have to eat crow along with the dust.

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  • Her body was sticky with perspiration and her clothes were caked with dust.

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  • She ripped the flower from her hair and slung it in the dust.

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  • The stage pulled into Bradley in a cloud of twilight dust.

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  • She picked up a small valise and lifted her skirt as she stepped off the boardwalk into the dust.

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  • "Did you have kin from here?" she asked as she unlocked the building and guided us into a large office that smelled of cigars and dust.

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  • Well, if you do exist, Mister or Missus Psychic, I'll find you first and smash you and your crystal to bloody dust!

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  • Similar to the bedroom, there was nothing on any of the flat surfaces, not even dust.

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  • They exploded into pebbles and dust.

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  • He only glimpsed it before it disappeared in a spray of dust.

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  • Only Andre would manage to sound calm standing before two creatures with enough power to turn him to dust.

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  • It turned to green dust.

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  • I'd guess it's been there a spell—there was a fair amount of dust on it.

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  • "He'd leave me in the dust," she added, but after some joking, agreed to let Dean pick her up at ten the next morning.

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  • Paul shook his hand, but Josh suddenly found interest in the dust on his boots.

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  • Dust drifted down the road from a passing car.

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  • The bake lights came on briefly as he slowed down for the bridge and then the truck disappeared into a cloud of tawny dust.

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  • She watched from the bay window as he left a trail of dust to the main road.

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  • The old oak table stood where they had left it, the chairs covered with dust.

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  • The truck slid to a stop in the yard, spraying gravel and dust.

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  • The dust storms here can knock over trees.

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  • Whatever secrets it held, they were as weak as the pages that turned to dust at the corners.

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  • As she turned toward the house, a cloud of dust caught her attention.

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  • Mahogany shelves full of dust free books surrounded them with the wisdom of many years.

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  • Instead of dirt, the floors were made of hardwood so rich that the layer of dust couldn't hide its beauty.

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  • Do you have a broom or dust mop?

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  • I have a couple of brooms and dust pans.

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  • The room was filled with dust and the wind whistled through the screens, ruffling the pages of her book as it lay on the floor.

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  • At the road she turned toward Justin's apartment, dust flying behind her car.

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  • Red dust trickled from Xander's hand as he crushed the gem.

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  • The dust is chiefly of local origin, but partly comes from the Sahara.

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  • Dust particles interfere with conduction near the ground, so the relative conductivity in the upper layers may be much greater than that calculated.

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  • The common mushroom (Agaricus campestris) is propagated by spores, the fine black dust seen to be thrown off when a mature specimen is laid on white paper or a white dish; these give rise to what is known as the "spawn" or mycelium, which consists of whitish threads permeating dried dung or similar substances, and which, when planted in a proper medium, runs through the mass, and eventually develops the fructification known as the mushroom.

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  • In some birds, such as the herons, certain down-feathers or plumulae break off into a fine dust as fast as they are formed and form tracts defined in size and situation and known as "powder-down patches."

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  • It is practically impossible to work with the sensitive film in contact with the reseau-film, not only because dust particles and contact would injure the silver film, but also because the plate-glass used for the photographic plates is seldom a perfect plane.

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  • As the small filings produced by friction seek to pass through the interstices between the rapidly revolving spherical particles in the vortex, they are detained and become twisted and channelled in their passage, and when they reach the edge of the inner ocean of solar dust they settle upon it as the froth and foam produced by the agitation of water gathers upon its surface.

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  • A drawback to the use of steam is the fact that the high temperature of the pipes and radiators attracts and spreads a great deal of dust.

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  • The unhealthiness of the city is chiefly due to want of proper drainage, impure drinkingwater, miasma from the disturbed rubbish heaps, and contaminated dust from the uncleansed roads and streets.

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  • The phenomenon is due to very fine particles of dust suspended in the high regions of the atmosphere that produce a scattering effect upon the component parts of white light.

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  • These were due to an enormous amount of exceedingly fine dust blown to a great height by that terrific explosion, and then universally diffused by the high atmospheric currents.

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  • With bromine in acetic acid solution at ordinary temperature, nicotine yields a perbromide, C10H10Br2N20 HBr 3, which with sulphur dioxide, followed by potash, gives dibromcotinine, C10H10Br2N20, from which cotinine, C10H12N20, is obtained by distillation over zinc dust.

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  • According to various legends Cromwell's last burial place is stated to be Westminster Abbey, Naseby Field or Newburgh Abbey; but there appears to be no evidence to support them, or to create any reasonable doubt that the great Protector's dust lies now where it was buried, in the neighbourhood of the present Connaught Square.

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  • This is mixed with small coal, and when redistilled gives an enriched dust, and by repeating the process and distilling from cast iron retorts the metal is obtained.

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  • Quarrelling with the Venetians In 1508, he combined the forces of all Europe by the league of Cambray against them; and, when he had succeeded in his first purpose of humbling them even to the dust, he turned round in 1510, uttered his famous resolve to expel the barbarians from Italy, and pitted the Spaniards against the French.

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  • It is the same thought which collected in the cosmic space the divided masses into spheres, and combined these to solar systems; the same which caused the weather-beaten dust on the surface of our metallic planet to spring forth into living forms."

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  • The first of these is wind: it cannot be doubted that small seeds can be swept up like dust and transported to considerable distances.

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  • The loess was created by the drifting of fine sand and dust.

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  • Michaels (Ber., 1897, 30, p. 1383) by distilling thebenol over zinc dust in a stream of hydrogen, or by the action of hydriodic acid and phosphorus at 220° C. on thebenol.

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  • While the western mountains keep out the moisture, they do not ward off the winds which pour down the steep slopes in the winter and spring and raise clouds of dust.

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  • Jehu's son Jehoahaz saw his army made " like the dust in threshing," and the desperate condition of the country recalls the straits in the time of Saul (I Sam.

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  • The following are typical passages: " April is a good season for fallowing, if the earth breaks up behind the plough; for second fallowing after St John's Day when the dust rises behind the plough; for seed-ploughing when the earth is well settled and not too cracked; however, the busy man cannot be always waiting on the seasons."

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  • In the vestibules dirty water is still to be met with, but the hells are full of scorching consuming fire, except Krun's domain, where is nought but dust, ashes and vacancy.

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  • Pieces already detached were restored to their original positions, and those blackened by damp and dust were carefully cleaned.

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  • in 1148, Frederick marched by Philadelphia and Iconium, not without dust and heat, until he reached the river Salof, in Armenian territory.

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  • If Venetian cupidity had not originally deflected the Crusade (and it was the view of contemporary writers that Venice had committed her first treason against Christianity by diverting the Crusade from Egypt in order to get commercial concessions from Malik-al-Ad11, 2 yet it had at any rate profited exceedingly from that deflection; and the Hohenstaufen and their protégé Alexius only reaped dust and ashes.

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  • 2 Then comes the end: man goes to his everlasting home; the dust (the body) returns to the earth whence it came (Gen.

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  • The vessels contained a dark dust, apparently disintegrated ashes, small pieces of bone, and a number of small pieces of jewelry in gold, silver, white and red cornelian, amethyst, topaz, garnet, coral and crystal.

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  • Most of these are perforated for mounting on threads or wires, and had been, no doubt, originally connected together to form one or more of the elaborate girdles, necklaces and breast ornaments then worn by the women.3 On the bottom of the stone box there was similar dust, pieces of bone and jewelry, and also remains of what had been vessels of wood.

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  • Schwanert, Ann., 1860, 116, p. 2 57); by passing the vapour of dietbylamine through a redhot tube; by distilling succinimide with zinc dust (C. A.

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  • Zinc dust and hydrochloric acid reduce pyrrol to pyrrolin (dihydropyrrol), C 4 H 6 NH, a liquid which boils at 90° C. (748 mm.); it is soluble in water and has strongly basic properties and an alkaline reaction.

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  • After copies of such reliefs have been taken in gypsum, cement, statuary pasteboard, fossil dust mixed with vegetable oil, or some other suitable material, they are painted.

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  • He received from the Moors in exchange for them ten blacks and a quantity of gold dust.

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  • This mode has some disadvantages attending it; such sheets are difficult to handle; the crustaceous species are liable to have their surfaces rubbed; the foliaceous species become so compressed as to lose their characteristic appearance; and the spaces between the sheets caused by the thickness of the specimen permit the entrance of dust.

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  • Wilpert discovered in the Cappella Greca a painting of the " Fractio Panis " or eucharistic feast, which he cleansed from the dust with which it had been covered.

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  • They may also be prepared by the reduction of primary nitro compounds with stannous chloride and concentrated hydrochloric acid; by the reduction of unsaturated nitro compounds with minium amalgam or zinc dust in the presence of dilute acetic acid' Bouveault, Comptes rendus, 1902, 134, p. 1145):R2C:[[Chno 2 -R 2 C: Ch Nhoh - R 2 Ch Ch: Noh]], and by the action of alkyl iodides on the sodium salt of nitro-hydroxylamine (A.

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  • "the gilded one"), a name applied, first, to the king or chief priest of a South American tribe who was said to cover himself with gold dust at a yearly religious festival held near Santa Fe de Bogota; next, to a legendary city called Manoa or Omoa; and lastly, to a mythical country in which gold and precious stones were found in fabulous abundance.

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  • Directly under the altar is situated the pantheon or royal mausoleum, a richly decorated octagonal chamber with upwards of twenty niches, occupied by black marble urnas or sarcophagi, kept sacred for the dust of kings or mothers of kings.

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  • The steep icewalls at the margin of the inland ice show, especially where the motion of the ice is slow, a distinct striation, which indicates the strata of annual precipitation with the intervening thin seams of dust (Nordenskidld's kryokonite).

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  • This is partly dust blown on 1 See C. Kruuse in Geografisk Tidskrift, xv.

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  • to the surface of the ice from the ice-bare coast-land and partly the dust of the atmosphere brought down by the falling snow and accumulated on the surface of the glacier's covering by the melting during the summer.

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  • While he also prevents interruption of the operation by means of water-jackets, he uses hot-blast, and produces, besides metallic lead, large volumes of lead fumes which are drawn off by fans through long cooling tubes, and then forced through suspended bags which filter off the dust, called "blue powder."

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  • Its common adulterants are iron oxides, powdered barytes and brick dust.

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  • It is formed when the vapours of toluene, stilbene, dibenzyl, ortho-ditolyl, or coumarone and benzene are passed through a red-hot tube; by distilling morphine with zinc dust; and, with anthracene, by the action of sodium on ortho-brombenzyl bromide (C. L.

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  • The least wind raises clouds of fine dust, which fill the air, render it so opaque as to obscure the noonday sun, and make respiration difficult.

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  • The temperature of Cutch during the hot season is high, the thermometer frequently rising to roo° or 105° F.; and in the months of April and May clouds of dust and sand, blown about by hurricanes, envelop the houses, the glass windows scarcely affording any protection.

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  • Inland, chiefly in early summer, a hot dry wind, often accompanied by a dust storm, blows from the north.

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  • 2 " In the same way we may conclude that in flat gratings any departure from a straight line has the effect of causing the dust in the slit and the spectrum to have different foci - a fact sometimes observed " (Rowland, " On Concave Gratings for Optical Purposes," Phil.

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  • The winds in winter are uniformly dry while dust storms are frequent at all seasons - a fact which renders the country unsuitable for persons suffering from chest complaints.

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  • When the bitter truth was at length realized, the British flag was dragged through the dust of Pretoria streets by outraged Englishmen.

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  • When heated with zinc dust, it yields ethylene and water.

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  • The collection also contains treatises on eloquence, some historical fragments, and literary trifles on such subjects as the praise of smoke and dust, of negligence, and a dissertation on Anion.

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  • Thus workers in lead suffer from the effects of this substance as a poison, those who work in phosphorus are liable to necrosis of bone and fatty degeneration of the blood vessels and organs, and the many occupations in which dust is inhaled (coalmining, stone-dressing, steel-polishing, &c.; fig.

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  • Among the most dangerous of the last class (the pneumokonioses) is perhaps that in which the dust particles take the form of finely divided freestone, as in stone-dressing and the dry-polishing on the grindstone of steel.

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  • In coal-mines we have to deal with " fire-damp " or marsh gas, and with inflammable coal dust, which form explosive mixtures with air and frequently lead to disastrous explosions resulting in great loss of life.

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  • The gases produced by such fire-damp or dust explosions contain carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide in large proportion, and the majority of the deaths from such explosions are due to this " after-damp " rather than to the explosion itself.

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  • Fire-damp and dust explosions are caused by the presence of marsh-gas in sufficient quantity to form an explosive mixture, or by a mixture of small percentages of marsh-gas and coal-dust, and in some cases by the presence of coal-dust alone in the air of the mine.

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  • In dry and dusty mines the danger may be greatly lessened by sprinkling the working places and passages, and the removal of the accumulated dust and fine coal.

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  • The use of such explosives decreases to some extent the danger from dust explosions; but experiment shows that no efficient explosive is absolutely safe, if used in excessive quantity, or in an improper manner.

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  • This seems to be due to the dust abundantly produced in mining operations, and especially by machine drills when boring " dry " (rising) blast holes.

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  • The miners, to save time, often return to their work after blasting before the powdersmoke and dust have been sufficiently removed.

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  • In the metal mines of Cornwall and Devon special rules are now in force requiring the use of water in drilling, and other precautions, to lessen this danger from dust.

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  • In some mines dust seems to have but little effect on the health of the miners; indeed it is even claimed by some that coal dust decreases the mortality from phthisis.

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  • On the other hand, as in mining ores containing lead, arsenic and mercury, the dust may be poisonous.

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  • The dust caused much annoyance whenever there was any wind.

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  • Mohlau, Ber., 1886, 1 9, p. 2 45 2); and by distilling acridone over zinc dust (C. Graebe, Ber., 1892, 2 5, p. 1735).

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  • Dredging for gold, however, seems likely to prove very profitable and gold dust is found in practically every river in the hills.

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  • The cultivation of vines in pots is very commonly practised with good results, and pot-vines are very useful to force for the earliest crop. The plants should be raised from eyes, and grown as strong as possible in the way already noted, in rich turfy loam mixed with about one-third of horse dung and a little bone dust.

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  • In this it passes through four sheets of water, by which it is not only freed from any dust and dirt that may have come over with it from the kiln, but is also cooled to a temperature which permits an air-pump to withdraw the gas from the kiln, through the gas-washer, and force it into the saturators, without overheating.

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  • It also results on condensing acetylene, and on reducing phenylacetylene by zinc dust and acetic acid.

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  • The contents of the iron recipient consist of a powdery mixture of oxide and metal, which is added to the next charge, except what is put aside to be sold as "zinc dust."

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  • This dust may amount to Io per cent.

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  • It includes chalky limestones, siliceous earths, red clay, and, at the top, a layer of mudstone composed mainly of volcanic dust.

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  • Anthracene has also been obtained by heating ortho-tolylphenyl ketone with zinc dust C6H4(CH CH =H20+C6H4 I)C6H4.

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  • At the assault of Swiatoslav of Kiev the rotten fabric crumbled into dust.

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  • Vast p PRINTED If ouds of dust and stones, blown out of the crater and funnel of ie volcano, were hurled into the air and carried for hundreds miles, the finer particles falling to the earth even.

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  • Aso-take is still an active volcano, but its eruptions during recent years have been confined to ashes and dust.

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  • In 1884 the ejected dust and ashes devastated farmlands through large areas.

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  • Their motives were chiefly confined to such themes as the law of retribution to which all human beings are subjected, the transitoriness of life and the advisability of shaking off from ones feet the dust of this sinful world.

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  • They did not, indeed, achieve their ideal, but they did succeed in producing some exquisitely lustrous glazes of the, tlamb type, rich transparent brown passing into claret color, with flecks or streaks of white and clouds of iron dust.

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  • Another variety has chocolate glaze, clouded with amber and flecked with gold dust.

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  • From the early part of the 8th century they began to ornament it with dust of gold or mother-of-pearl, and throughout the Heian epoch (9th to 12th century) they added pictorial designs, though of a formal character, the chief motives being floral subjects, arabesques and scrolls.

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  • Characteristic of the Rand is the fine white dust arising from the crushing of the ore, and, close to the batteries, the incessant din caused by the stamps employed in that operation.

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  • Built on open undulating ground, the town is, however, subject to frequent dust storms and to considerable variations in the temperature.

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  • weight as gold dust, the larger sizes being distinguished as coarse or nuggety gold, and the smaller as gold dust proper.

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  • In the dust and confusion of the charge a group of the hussars approached Bazaine and his horse artillery battery, and almost carried off the marshal.

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  • Small quantities are occasionally met with in iron pyrites, and hence tellurium is found with selenium in the flue dust, or chamber deposits of sulphuric acid works.

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  • 4) that Bessel had indicated, by notes in his handbooks, the following points which should be kept in mind in the construction of future heliometers: (I) The segments should move in cylindrical slides; b (2) the screw should be protected from dust; 6 (3) the zero of the position circle should not be so liable to change; 7 (4) the distance of the optical centres of the segments should not change in different position angles or otherwise; 8 (5) the points of the micrometer screws should rest on ivory plates; 9 (6) there should be an apparatus for changing the screen.'° Wilhelm Struve, in describing the Pulkowa heliometer,' 1 made The distances of the optical centres of the segments from the eye-piece are in this method as I; secant of the angle under measurement.

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  • He considered that the changes were due to wear, which would be much lessened if the screws were protected from dust.

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  • Volcanic dust thrown into the air settles out slowly, and some of the products of submarine and littoral volcanoes, like pumice-stone, possess a remarkable power of floating and may drift into any part of the ocean before they become waterlogged and sink.

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  • There is generally a tendency in coals towards cleaving into cubical or prismatic blocks, but sometimes the cohesion between the particles is so feeble that the mass breaks up into dust when struck.

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  • As a matter of experience, it is found that caking coals lose that property when exposed to the action of the air for a lengthened period, or by heating to about 300° C., and that the dust or slack of non-caking coal may, in some instances, be converted into a coherent coke by exposing it suddenly to a very high temperature, or compressing it strongly before charging it into the oven.

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  • The danger arising from the presence of coal dust in the air of dry mines, with or without the addition of fire-damp, has, since it was first pointed out by Professor W.

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  • The danger of explosion when gas exists in very small quantities is greatly increased by the presence of coal dust.

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  • A gas explosion in a fiery mine may be intensified or indefinitely propagated by the dust raised by the explosion itself.

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  • Coal dust alone, without any gas, may cause a dangerous explosion if ignited by a blown-out shot; but such cases are likely to be exceptional.

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  • The inflammability of coal dust varies with different coals, but none can be said to be entirely free from risk.

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  • There is no probability of a dangerous explosion being produced by the ignition of coal dust by a naked light or ordinary flame.

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  • Danger arising from coal dust is best guarded against by systematically sprinkling or watering the main roads leading from the working faces to the shaft, where the dust falling from the trams in transit is liable to accumulate.

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  • In one instance the quantity of water required to keep down the dust in a mine raising 850 tons of coal in a single shift was 28.8 tons, apart from that required by the jets and motors.

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  • The nature and extent of these operations vary with the character of the coal, which if hard and free from shale partings may be finished by simple screening into large and nut sizes and smaller slack or duff, with a final hand-picking to remove shale and dust from the larger sizes.

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  • His chapter on the flea, in which he not only describes its structure, but traces out the whole history of its metamorphoses from its first emergence from the egg, is full of interest - not so much for the exactness of his observations, as for its incidental revelation of the extraordinary ignorance then prevalent in regard to the origin and propagation of "this minute and despised creature," which some asserted to be produced from sand, others from dust, others from the dung of pigeons, and others from urine, but which he showed to be "endowed with as great perfection in its kind as any large animal," and proved to breed in the regular way of winged insects.

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  • "We can now easily conceive," he says, "that in all rain-water which is collected from gutters in cisterns, and in all waters exposed to the air, animalcules may be found; for they may be carried thither by the particles of dust blown about by the winds."

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  • Our nation, once so famous, is a slave now, who must pay tribute, and has lain in the dust these many years bemoaning her fate."

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  • With zinc dust in presence of caustic soda it yields the secondary alcohol oxanthranol, C 6 H 4: CO Choh: C 6 H 4, with tin and hydrochloric acid, the phenolic compound anthranol, C5H4: CO.

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  • C (OH): C 6 H 4; and with hydriodic acid at i so C. or on distillation with zinc dust, the hydrocarbon anthracene, C 14 H 10.

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  • It behaves more as a ketone than as a quinone, since with hydroxylamine it yields an oxime, and on reduction with zinc dust and caustic soda it yields a secondary alcohol, whilst it cannot be reduced by means of sulphurous acid.

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  • The most uncommon natural feature of the district, the Pink and White Terraces, was blown up in the eruption of Mount Tarawera in 1886, when for great distances the country was buried beneath mud and dust, and a chasm 9 m.

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  • Stationary waves are formed in the air in the dust-tube if the length is rightly adjusted by the closely-fitting piston, and the lycopodium dust collects at the nodes in little heaps, the first being at the fixed end and the last just in front of the piston on the sounder.

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  • In the mercury experiment the sounding rod was sealed into the dust-tube, which was exhausted of air, and contained only some mercury and some quartz dust to give the heaps.

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  • But keeping r/X small we may as before form stationary waves, and it is evident that the series of fundamental and overtones will be just as with the air in pipes, and we shall have the same three types - fixed at one end, free at both ends, fixed at both ends - with fundamental frequencies respectively 41, p ' 21 V p, and I velocity in rod =velocity in air X distance between dust heaps.

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  • Rods of different materials may be used as sounders in a Kundt's dust tube, and their Young's moduli may be compared, since: length of rod Then dO U = - ax dx or dt = - UK.

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  • Cicero afterwards boasted openly that he had thrown dust in the eyes of the jury (Quintilian, Instil.

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  • 4b-8 we read thus: - "At the time when Yahweh-Elohim l made earth and heaven, - earth was as yet without bushes, no herbage was as yet sprouting, because Yahweh-Elohim had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and no men were there to till the ground, but a stream 2 used to go up from the earth, and water all the face of the ground, - then Yahweh-Elohim formed the man of dust of the ground, 3 and blew into his nostrils breath of life, 4 and the man became a living being.

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  • 19, "dust thou art").

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  • Grew says that "when the attire or apices break or open, the globules or dust falls down on the seedcase or uterus, and touches it with a prolific virtue."

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  • He states that the germ is never to be seen in the seed till the apices (anthers) shed their dust; and that if the stamina be cut out before the apices open, the seed will either not ripen, or be barren if it ripens.

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  • In these instances most of the flowers were abortive, but a few were fertile, which he attributes to the dust of the apices having been wafted by the wind from other plants.

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  • The purport, then, of ablutions is to remove, not dust and dirt, but the - to us imaginary - stains contracted by contact with the dead, with childbirth, with menstruous women, with murder whether wilful or involuntary, with almost any form of bloodshed, with persons of inferior caste, with dead animal refuse, e.g.

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  • (4) Avoidance of any work raising dust immediately before or during milking.

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  • It may be prepared by passing carbon dioxide over red-hot carbon, or red-hot iron; by heating carbonates (magnesite, chalk, &c.) with zinc dust or iron; or by heating many metallic oxides with carbon.

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  • This writer, who is characterized by a singularly bright and picturesque style, and also by deep religious feeling and insight, begins his narrative with the account of the creation of man from the dust, and tells of the first sin and its consequences (Gen.

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  • Festschrift zum 70ten Geburtstage von Ernst Haeckel, 19(34) has restored the conditions existing in the lagoons and atoll reefs of the Jurassic sea of Solnhofen in Bavaria; he has traced the process of gradual accumulation of the coral mud now constituting the fine lithographic stones in the inter-reef region, and has recognized the periodic laying bare of the mud surfaces thus formed; he has determined the winds which carried the dust particles from the not far distant land and brought the insects from the adjacent Jurassic forests.

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  • In the winter or dry season there are occasional heavy dust storms.

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  • He compares it also to the change of Moses' rod into a snake, of the Nile into blood, to the virtue inherent in Elijah's mantle or in the wood of the cross or in the clay mixt of dust and the Lord's spittle, or in Elisha's relics which raised a corpse to life, or in the burning bush.

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  • A wife who drank the holy water in which the dust of the Sanctuary was mingled (Num.

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  • Whirls of dust are caused by the fairy marching army, as by the being called Kutchi in the Dieri tribe of Australia.

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  • Like the fairies they go about in whirls of dust, or the dust-whirls themselves are Jan.

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  • When heated with zinc dust, tac: acid decomposes into carbon monoxide and hydrogen.

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  • The best explanation suggested for bess is that, during certain phases of the glacial period, it was carried as dust by the winds from the flood plains of aggrading rivers, and slowly deposited on the neighboring grass-covered plains.

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  • Along parts of their eastern border, where the rainfall is a little increased by the approach of the westerly winds to the Rocky Mountains, there is a belt of very deep, impalpably fine soil, supposed to be a dust deposit brought from the drier parts of the plains farther west; excellent crops of wheat are here raised.

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  • They may be prepared by the reduction of nitro compounds in alkaline solution (using zinc dust and alkali, or a solution of an alkaline stannite as a reducing agent); by oxidation of hydrazo compounds; or by the coupling of a diazotized amine and any compound of a phenolic or aminic type, provided that there is a free para position in the amine or phenol.

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  • Mitscherlich in 1834, may be prepared by reducing nitrobenzene in alcoholic solution with zinc dust and caustic soda; by the condensation of nitrosobenzene with aniline in hot glacial acetic acid solution; or by the oxidation of aniline with sodium hypobromite.

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  • It crystallizes from alcohol in orange red plates which melt at 68° C. and boil at 293° C. It does not react with acids or alkalis, but on reduction with zinc dust in acetic acid solution yields aniline.

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  • It crystallizes in orange-red needles which melt at 82.5-83° C. On reduction with zinc dust in dilute sal - ammoniac solution, it yields ortho-aminophenol and aniline.

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  • Goldschmidt, Ber., 1888, 21, p. 2578), and on reduction with zinc dust (preferably in alcoholic acetic acid solution) they yield usually a hydrazine and an amine.

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  • In the year 1866 he published a little book about girls, and written for girls, a mixture of morals, theology, economics and geology, under the title of Ethics of the Dust; and this was followed by a more important and popular work, The Crown of Wild Olive.

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  • Yet the stone has not fallen from the summit of the holy hill, and the Colossus of the German Empire has not crumbled into dust, which is more than can be said for the pope's inspirations, which led him to expect the sudden withdrawal of the Italians from Rome, and a solution of the Roman question in the sense inspired by his visionary policy.

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  • Ingots of Chinese silver were sent from Lhasa with a small proportion of gold dust, and an equal weight in mohurs was returned, leaving to the Nepal rajahs, between gold dust and alloy, a good profit.

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  • From this and other evidence it has been shown that the first thin shower in open vessels is produced by the accidental presence of tiny crystals obtained from the dust of the air, while the second dense shower marks the point of spontaneous crystallization, where the decrease in total available energy caused by solidification becomes greater than the increase due to the large surface of contact between the liquid and the potentially existing multitudinous small crystals of the shower.

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  • New Castile has a still more rigorous climate, for although the mean annual temperature is about S9° Fahr., the summer heat in the valleys is peculiarly oppressive, and the highlands are swept by scorching or icy gales, laden with dust.

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  • A still more potent absorption is afforded by calcium prepared in situ by heating a mixture of magnesium dust with thoroughly dehydrated quick-lime.

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  • - These popular plants are usually increased by means of their spores, the " dust " produced on the back of their fronds.

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  • Tobacco dust will dislodge most of the numerous kinds of slugs, caterpillars or worms that make their appearance on the young shoots of vines or trees.

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  • If grape vines show any signs of mildew, dust them over with dry sulphur, selecting a still warm day.

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  • It forms needles which melt at 160° C. (3-Naphthoic acid, obtained b y boiling 0-methylnaphthalene with dilute nitric acid, or by hydrolysis of its nitrile (formed when formyl-0-naphthalide is heated with zinc dust), crystallizes from alcohol in needles which Nitrosonaplithols or naphthoquinone-oxames, C 1 oH 6 (OH)(NO) or melt at 184° C. C 1 oH 6 (: NOH): 0.

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  • Before its use in the gas engine, the blast-furnace gas has to be freed carefully from the large quantity of fine ore dust which it carries in suspension.

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  • 22), below the uptakes, are provided to catch the dust carried out of the furnace proper by the escaping products of combustion, lest it enter and choke the regenerators.

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  • Zinc dust and alcoholic acetic acid reduce it to aniline and phenylhydrazine.

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  • The Bengal are dark and medium in colour, short and hard hair, but useful for floor rugs, as they do not hold the dust like the fuller and softer hair of the kinds previously named.

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  • The English dye for seals is to-day undoubtedly the best; its constituents are more or less of a trade secret, but the principal ingredients comprise gall nuts, copper dust, camphor and antimony, and it would appear after years of careful watching that the atmosphere and particularly the water of London are partly responsible for good and lasting results.

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  • Wolffenstein (Ber., 1894, 27, p. 2307) prepared practically anhydrous hydrogen peroxide (containing 99.1% H 2 0 2) by first removing all traces of dust, heavy metals and alkali from the commercial 3% solution.

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  • A little gold dust is obtained, but the old gold and other mines in the Tagale country have been, apparently, worked out.

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  • The land forms of a desert are exceedingly characteristic. Surface erosion is chiefly due to rapid changes of temperature through a wide range, and to the action of wind transferring sand and dust, often in the form of "dunes" resembling the waves of the sea.

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  • 2) fell and consumed the burnt offering, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench."

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  • In the garrets was his library, a large and miscellaneous collection of books, falling to pieces and begrimed with dust.

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  • Through the dust aroused by the great Reformation controversy appear the dim beginnings of the scientific spirit in the writing of history, and in this connection the name of Aventinus, the Bavarian Herodotus, may be mentioned.

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  • The chief scourge is the sirocco, which is experienced in its most characteristic form on the north coast, as an oppressive, parching, hot, dry wind, blowing strongly and steadily from the south, the atmosphere remaining through the whole period of its duration leaden-coloured and hazy in consequence of the presence of immense quantities of reddish dust.

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  • Then the " hamattan," or hot, dry wind from the Sahara, begins and brings with it clouds of impalpable dust.

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  • Leprosy is common, especially in the inland towns; while ophthalmia is prevalent in the north, especially among the poorer classes, who are compelled to expose themselves to the blinding dust from the deserts and the excessive glare of the sun reflected from the burning sand.

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  • During a khamsin the temperature is high and the air extremely dry, while the dust and sand carried by the wind form a thick yellow fog obscuring the sun.

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  • Here the contents of certain cells break up endogenously into a great number of spores, which are distributed as a fine dust.

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  • He added that Dalmeny "desired the palm without the dust."

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  • It may also be obtained by reducing nitrourea in acid solution with zinc dust.

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  • The clear atmosphere is in its upper strata free from clouds and dust, so that the sun's rays undergo scarcely any absorption and strike down with full force on the light-brown desert soil, from which they are radiated and reflected to a great extent.

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  • Thus malaria and sand-fly fever, dysentery, typhoid and paratyphoid fever, cholera, smallpox, and occasionally typhus fever, eye diseases, oriental sores and indeed any disease conveyed by impure water, flies, contaminated dust or the contagion of sufferers from infectious diseases, are prevalent in the inhabited places along the Persian Gulf, and precautions must always be taken to guard against them.

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  • Where bigotry is so blind, reason is but dust in the balance.

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  • By the action of nitric acid on guanidine in the presence of sulphuric acid, nitroguanidine, HN: C(NH 2) NH NO 2 (a substance possessing acid properties) is obtained; from which, by reduction with zinc dust, amidoguanidine, HN :C(NH 2) NH NH 2, is formed.

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  • It has now been firmly established, both experimentally and mathematically, that coronae are due to diffraction by the minute particles of moisture and dust suspended in the atmosphere, and the radii of the rings depend on the size of the diffracting particles.

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  • The first step in the synthetical production of alizarin was the discovery in 1868 of C. Graebe and C. Liebermann that on heating with zinc dust, alizarin was converted into anthracene.

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  • The hot season throughout this part of the country is rendered more trying by frequent dust storms and fiery winds; whilst the bare rocky ridges that traverse the country, absorbing heat by day and radiating it by night, render the summer nights most oppressive.

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  • And thus from an incredible distance we may read the smallest letters, and may number the smallest particles of dust and sand, by reason of the greatness of the angle under which we see them....

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  • Gold dust, cotton, ivory and gum are also exported.

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  • Throughout all periods of Babylonian-Assyrian history, the conception prevailed of a large dark cavern below the earth, not far from the Apsu - the ocean encircling and flowing underneath the earth - in which al] the dead were gathered and where they led a miserable existence of inactivity amid gloom and dust.

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  • It is obtained by condensing benzal chloride with mercury diphenyl (Kekule and Franchimont, Ber., 1872, 5, p. 907); from benzal chloride or benzotrichloride and zinc dust or aluminium chloride; from chloroform or carbon tetrachloride and benzene in the presence of aluminium chloride; and deamidating diand tri-aminotriphenylmethane with nitrous acid and alcohol (0.

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  • He used to boast that he had cast dust into the eyes of the jury in the case of Cluentius (Quintil.

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  • In 1885 the rudest process of "placer" washing produced an export of gold dust amounting to 120,000 pounds; quartz-mining methods were subsequently introduced, and the annual declared value of gold produced rose to about 450,000 pounds; but much is believed to have been sent out of the country clandestinely.

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  • These figures exclude the value of gold dust.

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  • An ounce of dust in 1848 frequently went for $4 instead of $17; for a number of years traders in dust were sure of a margin of several dollars, as for example in private coinage, mints for which were common by 1851.

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  • According to his annals, discovered at Assur, in his first year he conquered eight countries in the north-west and destroyed the fortress of Arinnu, the dust of which he brought to Assur.

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  • Apart from the more obvious characteristics of the serpent likely to impress all observant minds (§ 1), its essentially chthonic character shows itself markedly when it is associated with the treasures and healing herbs of the earth, the produce of the soil, the source of springs - and thence of all water - and the dust unto which all men return.'

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  • In order to eliminate the irregularity which is apt to be introduced by dust, &c., interfering with the working of the knifeedge, W.

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  • The outbreak lasted four days and the volcanic dust and ashes erupted fell over a vast area, which comprised Jamaica, southern Mexico and Bogota.

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  • In 1898 the gold dust and bar exports from Bluefields were of the value of £25,760; in 1900, £62,000; and in 1907, £65,000.

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  • It may be synthetically obtained by distilling oxindole (C 8 H 8 NO) with zinc dust; by heating orthonitrocinnamic acid with potash and iron filings; by the reduction of indigo blue; by the action of sodium ethylate on orthoaminochlorstyrene; by boiling aniline with dichloracetaldehyde; by the dry distillation of ortho-tolyloxamic acid; by heating aniline with dichioracetal; by distilling a mixture of calcium formate and calcium anilidoacetate; and by heating pyruvic acid phenyl hydrazone with anhydrous zinc chloride.

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  • The city also manufactures cigars, cigarettes, snuff, a fertilizer having tobacco dust as the base, cotton goods, lumber, window sashes, blinds, drugs and hosiery.

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  • Distillation with zinc dust gives pyrrol.

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  • In the Gulf of Suez the westerly, or "Egyptian," wind occurs frequently during winter, sometimes blowing with violence, and generally accompanied by fog and clouds of dust.

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  • In some countries, particularly in Italy, Spain and Portugal, it has been and still is a common practice to add a small quantity of gypsum to the fermenting must or to dust it over the grapes prior to pressing.

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  • Thus it came about that, only a few years after he had commenced to free the country from the weight of the loans and taxes which crushed her to the dust, Colbert was forced to heap upon her a new load of loans and taxes more heavy than the last.

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  • As an instance of misdirection, we may take the irritation which remains in the eye after a particle of dust has been removed, or the itching of the skin which occurs in eczema.

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  • The irritation of the conjunctiva caused by dust leads to winking of the eyelids, lachrymation and rubbing, which tend to remove it; but after the dust has been removed violent rubbing tends rather to keep up the irritation; and sometimes, if the particle of dust remains under the eyelid and is sharp and angular, the process of rubbing may cause it to injure the conjunctiva much more than if it were left alone.

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  • For inflammation of the mouth a similar combination is used as a mouth wash, in the throat as a gargle, and in the nose as a wash and sometimes as an ointment or spray, the ointment possessing the advantage of protecting the delicate nasal mucous membrane from irritation by stopping the entrance of irritant dust into the nasal cavities.

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  • During the dry season, when the climate is very much like that of the West Indies, there occur terrible tornadoes and long periods of the harmattan - a north-east wind, dry and desiccating, and carrying with it from the Sahara clouds of fine dust, which sailors designate "smokes."

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  • A marked feature of the climate is the great daily range (nearly 30°) in temperature; the Karroo towns are also subject to violent dust storms. Game, formerly plentiful, has been, with the exception of buck, almost exterminated.

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  • Up to this time first gold dust, then private coins, and later money of various countries, had circulated in California.

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  • Any dust that may be lying upon the surface is not driven away to the edge of the drop, as would happen in the case of oil.

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  • Immediately surrounding the drop there is a film moving outwards at a high speed, and this carries away almost instantaneously any dust that may fall upon it.

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  • If a very little grease be present, there is no outward flow and dust remains undisturbed in the immediate neighbourhood of the drop.] On the Rise of a Liquid in a Tube.

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  • In the case of water the whole of the surface in front of the needle moves with it, while on the other hand the dust floating on alcohol is scarcely disturbed until the needle actually strikes it.

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  • In the absence of dust and greasy contamination, the obliquely colliding jets may rebound from one another without coalescence for a considerable time.

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  • It may be prepared by distilling diphenylene ketone over zinc dust, or by heating it with hydriodic acid and phosphorus to 150-160° C.; and also by passing the vapour of diphenyl methane through a red hot tube.

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  • Whisky, groceries, prints and notions were staples sent to Santa Fe; wool, buffalo robes and dried buffalo meat, Mexican silver coin, gold and silver dust and ore came in return.

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  • Distilled with zinc dust morphine yields phenanthrene, pyridine and quinoline; dehydration gives, under certain conditions, apomorphine, C17H17N02, a white amorphous substance, readily soluble in alcohol, either and chloroform.

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  • It is a decomposition product of various alkaloids (nicotine, sparteine, cinchonine, &c.), being formed when they are strongly heated either alone or with zinc dust.

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  • If they do not undertake these duties, they may make by-laws imposing on the occupiers of premises the duty of cleansing footways and pavements, the removal of house refuse, and the cleansing of earth-closets, privies, ashpits and cesspools; and an urban council may also make by-laws for the prevention of nuisances arising from snow, filth, dust, ashes and rubbish, and for the prevention of the keeping of animals on any premises so as to be injurious to health.

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  • The crowd of combatants, the gathering darkness, and the dust, prevented any general direction being given to the battle by the leaders of either side.

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  • The capital Auxume and the seaport Adulis were then the chief centres of the trade with the interior of Africa in gold dust, ivory, leather, aromatics, &c. At Axum, the site of the ancient capital, many vestiges of its former greatness still exist; and the ruins of Adulis, which was once a seaport on the bay of Annesley, are now about 4 m.

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  • Richter appears to have been the first to propound the idea that life came to this planet as cosmic dust or in meteorites thrown off from stars and planets.

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  • The element is usually obtained from the flue dust or chamber deposits of sulphuric-acid works in which a seleniferous pyrites is burned.

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  • The field is ploughed when the early rains set in, ten or twelve times over, till the soil is reduced nearly to dust, the seed being sown broadcast in April or May.

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  • Towards the northern end of Malabar hill lie the Parsee Towers of Silence, where the Parsecs expose their dead till the flesh is devoured by vultures, and then cast the bones into a well where they crumble into dust.

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  • Hofmann had shown that conine on distillation with zinc dust gave a-propyl pyridine (conyrine).

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  • restored Arundel in 1399, and after a short imprisonment he passed into retirement, being, as he himself says, "in the dust and under feet of men."

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  • The most disagreeable feature of the climate of the colony is the abundance of dust, which seems to be blown by every wind, and is especially prevalent in the rainy season.

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  • Its surface consists of a thick sheet of pumiceous sand and dust, from which arise occasional buttes and mesas.

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  • In eastern Oregon the soils are of an entirely different type, being usually of a greyish appearance, lacking in humus, and composed of volcanic dust and alluvium from the uplands.

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  • Bamberger, Ber., 94, 7, 1955), C,H 5 CH: CH CH: NOH --4[C 6 H 5 CH: CH NH COH] -*C,H,N; by the action of hydriodic acid on the oxydichlorisoquinoline formed when phosphorus pentachloride reacts with hippuric acid; by the distillation of homophthalimide over zinc dust (M.

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  • The burning of" smalls "or" dust "was formerly considered much more difficult and incomplete than that of pieces, but this difficulty has been entirely overcome in various ways, principally by the" shelf-burner,"originally constructed by E.

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  • The gases now pass on to the lead chambers, described above, where they meet with more nitrous vapours, and with steam, or with water, converted into a fine dust or spray.

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  • When reduced in alcoholic solution by means of sodium amalgam it yields methyl granatoline, 08H130H NCH3; this substance, on oxidation with cold potassium permanganate, is converted into granatoline, C 8 H, 5 NO, which on distillation over zinc dust yields pyridine.

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  • The hydrochloride of the latter base when distilled over zinc dust yields a-propyl pyridine.

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  • Between himself and a son of his instructor there sprang up a close and affectionate friendship, and, unlike so many of the exquisite attachments of youth, this was not choked by the dust of life, nor parted by divergence of pursuit.

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  • To him the political question was so vivid, so real, so intense, as to make all personal sentiment no more than dust in the balance.

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  • The spray of water removes the dust and part of the tar and ammonia from the gases, much steam being produced at the same time.

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  • The last sparks of resistance were extinguished in 1018, and the great Slavonic realm lay in the dust.

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  • It deliquesces and oxidizes on exposure, inflames in dry chlorine and is reduced to ammonia by zinc dust.

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  • by the action of the aluminium-mercury couple and water), but better, according to C. Goldschmidt (Ber., 1896, 29, p. 2307) by dissolving nitrobenzene in ten times its weight of ether containing a few cubic centimetres of water, and heating with excess of zinc dust and anhydrous calcium chloride for three hours on a water bath.

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  • But, when this programme is carried out, there is no small danger lest the relations traced out between God and men should collapse into dust, the facts of Christ transform themselves into symbols, and the idealistic theology of the right wheel to the left.

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  • On the west of Mount Hekla this plain connects by a regular slope directly with the tableland, to the great injury of its inhabited districts, which are thus exposed to the clouds of pumice dust and driftsand that cover large areas of the interior.

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  • The moon was also created by the Mantis out of his shoe, and it is red, because the shoe was covered with the red dust of Bushman-land.

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  • Another indispensable feature of good bee-management is " forethought," coupled with order and neatness; the rule of where pollen (the fertilizing dust of flowers) is P (g)lentiful plentifu FIG.

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  • The extremely small particles of dust (motes in a sunbeam) in the rays are made perceptible by the diffracted light, whilst by ordinary illumination they are invisible.

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  • on the collective lens but a little in front of it, because otherwise all the particles of dust on the collective would also be seen magnified.

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  • If one focuses an auxiliary microscope, carried in the inner tube, on the image situated in the back focal plane of the objective of a distant object, and then on the dust particles lying on a slide pressed against the end of the outer tube, the displacement of the auxiliary microscope gives the distance of the back focal plane of the objective from the end of the outer tube.

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  • The sequence of operations in treating oil seeds, oil nuts, &c., for the separation of their contained oils is at the present time as follows: As a preliminary operation the oil seeds and nuts are freed from dust, sand and other impurities by sifting in an inclined revolving cylinder or sieving machine, covered with woven wire, having meshes varying according to the size and nature of the seed operated upon.

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  • Frankincense, or olibanum, occurs in commerce in semiopaque, round, ovate or oblong tears or irregular lumps, which are covered externally with a white dust, the result of their friction against one another.

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  • Small rounded spherules of iron, believed by some to be meteoric dust, have also been obtained in some numbers.

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  • Coke dust or graphite is used for the same purpose in crucible making (see Firebrick).

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  • A white truck came down the road leading a dust trail.

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  • When it slowed for the drive, the dust caught up, hiding it in a swirling cloud.

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  • Once repeated, the horse came to a halt in a cloud of dust, Alex leaping off before it settled.

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  • It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.

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  • The carpenters tried to keep the dust level down, but it was impossible to avoid all of it.

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  • In every mirror, dust obliterated her past.

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  • She applied the brakes and the dust cloud caught up, cloaking the road so thickly that visibility was down to the front of the car.

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  • The car weaved in a cloud of dust, throwing gravel at the trees.

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  • Her sandals raised little puffs of dust every time she put a foot down in the soft dirt.

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  • She smiled mischievously as she kicked off her shoes and dug her toes into the soft cool dust.

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  • "This." she said, slinging the ring in the dust at his feet.

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  • Each day they changed positions in line so that no one ate the dust from all the wagons every day.

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  • All that churning of sand and dust disguised their trail to some degree, but nothing could hide the trail of five heavy wagons.

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  • She pulled her hat off, fanning herself with it as she squinted at a plume of dust in the shimmering distance.

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  • She stepped back and waved at Pete, pointing at the dust.

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  • Bordeaux studied the dust through a pair of field glasses.

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  • That evening, she climbed from her wagon and beat the dust from her clothes with her hat.

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  • Dampening her scarf, she closed her eyes and wiped most of the dust from her face.

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  • Don't eat too much dust today.

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  • Her skin was already covered with dust.

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  • Today she would have to eat crow along with the dust.

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  • Hours later, baked by the sun and choked with dust, Pete finally called a halt for the day.

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  • Cassie squinted into the darkness, searching for a target, but all she could see was dust and an occasional hoof.

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  • A dust storm was probably brewing.

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  • The dust storm might work in their favor, but it would only increase their discomfort.

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  • This isn't the first dust storm you've been through, is it?

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  • We'll be safe here, and the moisture in the cave will keep the dust down.

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  • It takes time we don't have, it won't fool the Indians, and you're raising dust they might see.

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  • Her body was sticky with perspiration and her clothes were caked with dust.

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  • She ripped the flower from her hair and slung it in the dust.

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  • He was probably washing some of the dust off his insides last night and overdid it.

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  • The stage pulled into Bradley in a cloud of twilight dust.

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  • She picked up a small valise and lifted her skirt as she stepped off the boardwalk into the dust.

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  • She stared into the flames, wondering why none of the windows had curtains, and why so many things were left to gather dust in the attic.

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  • Carrying a chair from the kitchen, she stretched to dust the top shelf of one of the bookcases beside the fireplace.

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  • The storm kicked up dust behind them, but they managed to beat it to the corral.

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  • He squatted and took some of the freshly dug soil in his hand, crushing the lumps and letting the dust run through his fingers.

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  • "Did you have kin from here?" she asked as she unlocked the building and guided us into a large office that smelled of cigars and dust.

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  • Well, if you do exist, Mister or Missus Psychic, I'll find you first and smash you and your crystal to bloody dust!

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  • It's dust in my bathroom sink!

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  • Brenda was given a few days off and the dust settled.

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  • When the dust settles, he can probably get on staff at Keene State.

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  • First it was enough for a hand, but nothing but dust was within reach.

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  • Similar to the bedroom, there was nothing on any of the flat surfaces, not even dust.

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  • And no dust, even in the cabinet.

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  • You don't have a spot of dust anywhere in your house or car and your name's Dusty.

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  • We need to dust off a few ops plans for this weekend.

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  • They exploded into pebbles and dust.

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  • The wall before him burst into dust, and Damian crawled through the opening, firing a full clip at Czerno's form at the other end.

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  • It sounded pretty, like the poof the desert dust made when the first drops of rain fell.

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  • Even Bird Song's gilded front sign, advertising the bed and breakfast, had been washed of a year's dust from the unpaved side street.

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  • Maria was already on the stairs, dust rag and mop in hand.

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  • Then, a wave to the dust of the retreating vehicle.

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  • It took concentration to maneuver the ever more rugged roads as they climbed skyward, waving away the dust from the other vehicles.

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  • The attorney quickly recovered and half slid, half ran down the slope next to his Jeep where they were standing, covering his shiny black shoes with dust in the process and nearly falling on the seat of his creased shorts.

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  • They were covered with dust in the storage rooms.

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  • He only glimpsed it before it disappeared in a spray of dust.

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  • Her English vocabulary was growing a word at a time—mostly terms like dust, vacuum, linens, dishes and other domestic terminologies.

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  • Lydia Larkin spun out of the meadow in a cloud of dust, leaving Dean to await its dissipation before following in his open vehicle.

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  • Once again, Dean motored his Jeep to the south, into the mountains and under the sun-dappled aspens, leaving a plume of dust behind him as he climbed higher and higher.

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  • The tracks of the vehicle that preceded him were clear in the dust of the turnoff, and he knew he'd guessed correctly as he neared the now-familiar meadow below the mine.

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  • Only Andre would manage to sound calm standing before two creatures with enough power to turn him to dust.

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  • It turned to green dust.

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  • Two small green gems—holding the dust of human souls—glittered in the torchlight of the dead-dead Immortal.s chamber.

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  • He reached into his pocket and withdrew a small black pouch, pouring its contents—two green gems holding the dust of human souls—into his palm.

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  • They had six legs with little pads for feet instead of toes and claws, a delicate snout not quite the length of an anteater's lined with fine hairs and tiny teeth used to vacuum up mold, dust, and dirt that was its main food source, and an odd habit of climbing walls with hidden suckers in its padded feet.

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  • The dust emitted from mining the ore was poisonous in its raw state.

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  • He watched the visual before him as one mine, then the next and the next, exploded and spewed toxic dust into the atmosphere.

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  • The door pulled him in, and he sat in the doorway, coughing at the ore dust cloud and staring.

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  • He watched explosions wrack his planet until they rose high enough that the toxic dust storm he'd started marred the surface of the planet from view.

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  • The tarantula cat was sucking up dirt and dust from the kitchen corners.

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  • I dust and sweep but a stern lady looks after the madam whose care is beyond my responsibilities.

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  • Get ready to grab your dust mop, Harriet.

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  • I'd guess it's been there a spell—there was a fair amount of dust on it.

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  • "He'd leave me in the dust," she added, but after some joking, agreed to let Dean pick her up at ten the next morning.

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  • The backdrop was the mountains; mountains with snow tucked in their crevices and, on the higher ones, sugar dust capping their tops in white, stark contrast to the deep green of the pine forests running up their sides to the tree line and the magnificent blue of the sky above.

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  • Paul shook his hand, but Josh suddenly found interest in the dust on his boots.

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  • Dust drifted down the road from a passing car.

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  • The bake lights came on briefly as he slowed down for the bridge and then the truck disappeared into a cloud of tawny dust.

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  • She watched from the bay window as he left a trail of dust to the main road.

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  • The old oak table stood where they had left it, the chairs covered with dust.

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  • The truck slid to a stop in the yard, spraying gravel and dust.

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  • The dust storms here can knock over trees.

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  • Whatever secrets it held, they were as weak as the pages that turned to dust at the corners.

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  • As she turned toward the house, a cloud of dust caught her attention.

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  • Mahogany shelves full of dust free books surrounded them with the wisdom of many years.

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  • Instead of dirt, the floors were made of hardwood so rich that the layer of dust couldn't hide its beauty.

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  • Do you have a broom or dust mop?

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  • I have a couple of brooms and dust pans.

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  • The room was filled with dust and the wind whistled through the screens, ruffling the pages of her book as it lay on the floor.

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  • At the road she turned toward Justin's apartment, dust flying behind her car.

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  • Red dust trickled from Xander's hand as he crushed the gem.

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  • An ominous dust cloud was crowding out three quarters of the sky in the north west.

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  • acacia woodland stained orange by dust.

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  • NASA has used aerogel to trap tiny particles of space dust for research.

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  • Both problems are crucial to understand the radiative properties of desert dust aerosol.

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  • The first is to fit aftermarket low dust brake pads.

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  • The dust was finally settling, but already he could feel a small aftershock, taking place beneath his feet.

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  • agglomerations of ice and dust that are rubble left over from the making of the Solar System.

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  • The house is maintained as dust free as possible to prevent the aggravation of asthma and eczema.

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  • The huge machine slowly rose and dust and debris filled the air.

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  • You sniff the air You smile weakly - Jolen unwraps the bowl, peering at it still, blowing harshly to remove the dust.

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  • These particles become dust like when they dry out and therefore easily airborne, spreading around the house.

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  • airless environment, hence no dust cloud.

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  • Got considerable airplay on Radio 1 Features the sound of Dust Brother Mike Simpson's pager.

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  • At night, in bed, we spend on average eight hours in close contact with large amounts of house dust mite allergen.

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  • allergic to house dust mites.

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  • aluminium aluminum hydride dust can even catch fire on a damp day.

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  • Examples include americium 241 used in smoke detectors and Polonium 210 used in dust detection and anti-static devices.

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  • Health surveillance must be carried out, as flour dust and improvers including amylase are respiratory sensitisers.

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  • angel dust.

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  • have the anvils and crucibles of your spirit labored here only for dust and wind?

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  • A true apostle is one who in times of persecution will always have dust to shake off his feet.

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  • The dust and the damp mixed together in an intoxicating aroma of effort.

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  • The cage is certainly readily penetrated by soil (as dust particles) containing virus, bacteria and fungi along with soil arthropods.

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  • Contents: Asbestos dust kills; The danger; You will find asbestos dust kills; The danger; You will find asbestos; What you should do; Some good working practices.

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  • ash from volcanic eruptions or forest fires, sea salt particles or Saharan dust.

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  • The trial consisted of 28 patients older than 16 years with allergic asthma, mainly for house dust.

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  • atopic eczema reducing the number of house dust mites in the home may improve the condition of the skin.

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  • atopic asthma which is common in childhood has increased partly through trigger factors that encourage dust mites.

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  • It is also attenuated by dust, smoke, cloud or any medium which obscures radiation at that wavelength.

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  • Dust a hot girdle with flour and bake the bannocks for a few minutes on each side until risen.

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  • I have to knit some dust bunnies for a charity bazaar.

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  • Dust Level: None Other sources of chopped cardboard bedding.

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  • beech wood can extract nearly five tons of dust per hectare per year.

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  • Behind his bird's tail, the great billow of dust was sweeping down upon the Fortress of the World's Edge.

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  • bites the dust for another year.

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  • Any minor blemish in the book or the dust wrapper must be noted in the description.

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  • boardroom coup and leave him weeping in the dust.

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  • Workers exposed to the dust of African boxwood developed alarming reactions including irritation of the eyes and nose, and also constitutional symptoms.

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  • In 1848 the GLCC supplied tar to the Wylan Patent fuel Co, Greenwich, for making fuel briquettes with coal dust.

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  • budgie's feet kicked up dust bunnies as he walked back to the desk at the head of the room.

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  • With such short fins, and with them being so densely spaced, it is particularly sensitive to dust buildup.

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  • bunnyave to knit some dust bunnies for a charity bazaar.

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  • canine atopic dermatitis is an allergic skin disease most commonly caused by an exaggerated immune response to house dust mites.

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  • The editor of Tablet severely censured A Handful of Dust on moral grounds.

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  • The many enemies of Jerusalem " will become like fine dust, the ruthless hordes like blown chaff.

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  • chert grits, some small cavities, quartz dust in the clay matrix.

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  • We will determine dust supply also from satellite data and look for resulting changes in surface chlorophyll.

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  • Let dust in dust and silence lie; Sing, sing, ye heavenly choir.

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  • The roadworks produced large amounts of dust, which similarly annoyed the local citizenry.

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  • clammy skin and dust blown itches.

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  • clogged with dust no bird could feed from it.

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  • Hundreds of thousands of small pockets in the microfibre cloth aggressively capture the dust and dirt from the film.

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  • clouds of dust, which means their earliest moments are hidden from view.

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  • coalescet the whole thing is a whirling mass of gas and dust, gradually coalescing into new stars and perhaps new planetary systems.

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  • Have your furniture and carpets professionally cleaned, remove cobwebs from the ceiling corners, remove dust from under the bed.

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  • The public areas of the house are distinctly shabby and threadbare, with huge cobwebs and dust everywhere.

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  • Dust of an eight year old in a stone coffin.

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  • Most common substances which are combustible such as wood dust can become explosive but mineral dusts, being non combustible, cannot.

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  • combustible dust must be considered as any other source which can form an explosive atmosphere.

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  • combustible gas or dust in the atmosphere.

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  • compost activator, the dust should be applied at the start of the process.

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  • Containing genuine pearl dust or flecks of 24K gold, each gloriously slurpable confection is destined to be the lolly on everyone's...

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  • Hartmann & Schlegel (1980) reported contact dermatitis from the wood dust of this species in a Swiss woodworker.

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  • Moisture, dust and debris will all contrive to ruin your work and probably the engine.

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  • I'm going to try flushing my system and using new coolant, as well as getting all the dust out.

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  • Dust motes swam alongside her down the gloomy corridor.

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  • She'll stage a boardroom coup and leave him weeping in the dust.

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  • From the pepper cruet you may shake a cloud of something tasteless and melancholy, like volcanic dust.

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  • crumbles into dust, has tested people's patience to the limit.

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  • Once the dust settles you can see a gas cylinder in the back of the chariot.

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  • damp dusting of office furniture, ledges, shelves, etc. carried out to help keep dust to a minimum?

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  • News Westward swirling clouds of dust from the Sahara Desert might be putting a damper on Atlantic Ocean.. .

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  • A filter helps to remove dust and pet dander from the air as well.

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  • Of these, animal dander, the house dust mite and cockroaches are the most common culprits.

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  • The cloths quickly wipe away dander, dirt, loose hair, dust and odor leaving your pet clean and fresh smelling.

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  • Prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis including hayfever and that caused by other airborne allergens such as house dust mite and animal dander.

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