Gold-leaf Sentence Examples
Subsequently he ruled gratings on a layer of gold-leaf attached to glass, or on a layer of grease similarly supported, and again by attacking the glass itself with a diamond point.
They are the broken bases of drinking vessels containing inscriptions, emblems, domestic scenes and portraits etched in gold leaf.
The bases containing the embedded gold leaf must have been welded to the vessels to which they belonged, in the same way as the bases are welded to the Saracenic beakers.
Stendal is the seat of a large railway workshop, and carries on various branches of textile industry, besides the manufacture of tobacco, machinery, stoves, gold-leaf, &c. The earliest printing-press in the.
The thinnest possible spherical shell of metal, such as a sphere of insulator coated with gold-leaf, behaves as a conductor for static charge just as if it were a sphere of solid metal.Advertisement
On the plate of a gold-leaf electroscope place a metal canister having a loose lid.
The principal exports are rice and teak, and the principal imports, cotton and silk goods and gold-leaf.
The lightest of the monumental stone quarried at Quincy is called gold-leaf; it is bluish-green gray, speckled with black and light yellow brown.
Maxwell had himself, at an early stage of his theory, tested the absorbing power of gold-leaf for light, and found that the effective conductivity for luminous vibrations must be very much greater than its steady ohmic value; it is, in fact, there a case of incipient conductivity, which is continually being undone on account of the rapid alternation of force before it is fully established.
Abraham Bennet, the inventor of the gold leaf electro e described a doubler or machine for multiplying Bennet'.Advertisement
Leaves of aluminium foil may with advantage be substituted for gold-leaf, and a scale is sometimes added to indicate the angular divergence of the leaves.
If an electrified body is held near the gold-leaf electroscope the leaves diverge with electricity of the same sign as that of the body being tested.
The collapse of the gold-leaf is observed through an aperture in the case by a miscroscope, and the time taken by the goldleaf to fall over a certain distance is proportional to the ionizing current, that is, to the intensity of the radio-activity of the substance.
Any divergence or collapse of the gold-leaf can be viewed by a microscope through an aperture in the side of the case.
If then the strip of gold-leaf is raised or lowered in potential it moves to or from the plate P, and its movement can be observed by a microscope through a hole in the side of the box.Advertisement
In using the instrument the insulated rod to which the gold-leaf is attached is connected to the conductor, the potential of which is being examined.
In the use of all these electroscopic instruments it is essential to bear in mind (as first pointed out by Lord Kelvin) that what a gold-leaf electroscope really indicates is the difference of potential between the gold-leaf and the solid walls enclosing the air space in which they move.'
Let two spherical pith balls of radius r and weight W, covered with gold-leaf so as to be conducting, be suspended by parallel silk threads of length 1 so as just to touch each other.
In the dry pile electrometer a single gold-leaf is hung up between two plates which are connected to the opposite terminals of a dry pile so that a certain constant difference of potential exists between these plates.
If the gold-leaf is unelectrified, it is not acted upon by the two plates placed at equal distances on either side of it, but if its potential is raised or lowered it is attracted by one disk and repelled by the other, and the displacement becomes a measure of its potential.Advertisement
Furth is the seat of several important industries; particularly, the production of chromolithographs and picture-books, the manufacture of mirrors and mirror-frames, bronze and gold-leaf wares, pencils, toys, haberdashery, optical instruments, silver work, turnery, chicory, machinery, fancy boxes and cases, and an extensive trade is carried on in these goods as also in hops, metals, wool, groceries and coal.
It contains 24ct gold leaf inside the bottle and the bottle stopper has a heart on top.
Imagine trying to find a lost Radium needle on a rubbish dump with a gold leaf electroscope!
Because he lasted draft lists a gold leaf electroscope no indication of.
A highly fragmentary example from Rochford was accompanied by a string of amber beads some covered with gold leaf.Advertisement
The most opulent garnish in the world - gold leaf is the perfect decoration for the Wedding Table.
The damaged floral decoration was re-touched by hand and the damaged gilding was replaced with 22 carat gold leaf.
This chest has been lacquered black and retains traces of the original gold leaf gilding.
Raised roman numerals are gilded in 23 _ carat gold leaf.
Gilding can be done either professionally by electrolysis or using gold leaf.
The menu has the royal insignia in gold leaf and is dated.
The African wears a short kilt covered in gold leaf.
The vase is a blue glass with gold leaf.
The vellum cover bears the Coat of Arms of the Boro, and is finished with gold leaf tooling and semi-precious stones.
Rumor has it, however, that the gold-leaf Moreau reproductions have rendered the book irretrievably unprofitable.
The gold-leaf electroscope invented by Abraham Bennet (see Electroscope) can in like manner, by the addition of a scale to observe the divergence of the gold-leaves, be made a repulsion electrometer.
So smarten up that picture and make it shine with our genuine gold leaf finish, available in several colors.
The Deluxe Package contains a matted certificate in a gold leaf frame and costs $69.95.
Occasionally, they would even use gold leaf to decorate the houses.
Whether you're using scrapbooking materials like gold leaf stars or just helping the child cut out construction paper, this can be a great way to add a new dimension to a familiar activity.
This trim work is sometimes accented with gold leaf or finished very simply.
If gold leaf is out of your budget, you can still use fruit.
To make the fruit more suitable at a formal wedding, consider gilding it with edible gold leaf and placing the fruit on a crystal cake stand.
The frame itself is white and features a black and gold leaf rhinestone decoration.
The rocking chair was usually painted black and had a gold leaf design painted on it.