Its specific gravity is o 865; hence it is the lightest metal known except lithium.
When loaded with either of the lightest two weights the instrument is specifically lighter than Sikes's hydrometer when unloaded, and it may thus be used for specific gravities as low as that of absolute alcohol.
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.
Had he not done so, lifelong seclusion in a monastery would have been his lightest fate.
Wagons he assumes to weigh for the lightest class 1.3 tons per ft.
the relative weights of atoms. He took hydrogen, the lightest substance known, to be the standard.
The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.
The Hova became the dominant tribe from the beginning of the 19th century; they appear to be the latest immigrants, and are the lightest in colour; and they are also the most intelligent and civilized of all the peoples inhabiting the island.
The total precipitation for the state is 17 or 18 in., the heaviest, about 20 in., occurring in the Red river valley, and the lightest, about 14 in., in the extreme W.
The slaves in Persia have a good time; well fed, well clothed, treated as spoiled children, given the lightest work, and often given in marriage to a favorite son or taken ar segah or concubine by the master himself, slaves have the certainty of a well-cared-for old age.
As already stated, however, it ought never to be forgotten that even the lightest insect, bird or bat is vastly heavier than the air, and that no fixed relation exists between the weight of body and expanse of wing in any of the orders.
It was remarkably compact, elegant and light, and obtained the ioo prize of the exhibition for its engine, which was the lightest and most powerful so far constructed.
The students of the university he taught in daily lectures, passing in review the weightiest and lightest authors of antiquity, and pouring forth a flood of miscellaneous erudition.
The healthiness of the New Zealand climate in all parts is attested by the death-rate, which, varying (1896-1906) from 9 to 10.50 per 1000, is the lightest in the world.
For the lightest class, he takes a locomotive and tender of 93.5 tons, 52 ft.
The quantity of mercury or shot inserted depends upon the density of the liquids for which the hydrometer is to be employed, it being essential that the whole of the bulb should be immersed in the heaviest liquid for which the instrument is used, while the length and diameter of the stem must be such that the hydrometer will float in the lightest liquid for which it is required.
For most of these the lightest spongy but sweet turfy peat must be used, this being packed lightly about the roots, and built up above the pot-rim, or in some cases freely mixed before use with chopped sphagnum moss and small pieces of broken pots or nodules of charcoal.
Finally he settled for the lightest seat that had a backrest to it.
Lambda The lightest strange baryon, consisting of one up, one down,and one strange quark.
carbon fiber tubing makes this two-stage video tripod one of the lightest in its class.
With a texture like wood you can use the eye dropper to select the lightest shade in the texture.
set a foreground color a little lighter than the lightest shade in your wood.
Features: The world's smallest and lightest mini RC helicopter.
iridescent colors, from the lightest pastel to the most deeply striking.
Azhar leaned limply on the lightest of willows, tongue lazily lolling out.
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It is also noticeable as illustrating the latinizing tendency of an age which gave classic form to the lightest essays of the fancy.
The animal is ` brown,' of a shade from orange or tawny to quite blackish; the tail and feet are ordinarily the darkest, the head lightest, often quite whitish; the ears usually have a whitish rim, while on the throat there is usually a large tawny-yellowish or orange-brown patch, from the chin to the fore legs, sometimes entire, sometimes broken into a number of smaller, irregular blotches, sometimes wanting, sometimes prolonged on the whole under surface, when the animal is bicolor like a stoat in summer.
If your shoulder gets fatigued after having a bag strapped onto it for a long period of time, you're going to want to purchase the lightest laptop available.
The tiny 2.3-inch screens are the lightest, and some models can be tucked away in a purse, knapsack or glove compartment.
The lightest bikes are all carbon construction.
The least expensive, and lightest, IPod is the iPod Shuffle.
Kevlar. This is the lightest of the three materials, but can drive up the price of a kayak dramatically.
This process means that polarized polycarbonate lenses are the thinnest and lightest polarized lenses available.
The top note is smelled first and is usually the lightest scent.
If you are going to paint the walls two colors, or more, it is generally more visually appealing to keep the lower part of the walls the darkest color and the highest part of the walls the lightest color.
It is usually best to start with the lightest color first and work your way to the darkest color.
Apply the lightest shade just under your brow line.
You'll notice that liquid foundations and powders come in a range of skin tones for the lightest to the darkest skin.
Use the lightest shade under your brow, a darker one close to your lashes and the darkest on the crease and blend them properly.
The first step is to apply the lightest shade from your quad, or trio compact.
Colognes are the lightest of the fragrances with only about 4% essential oils.
From lashline to brow, apply the lightest color.
Select the lightest eye shadow shade (champagne, bone, shell, or any other similar color) and sweep it across the entire eye (including up to the brows and the lower lid).
Using an angled brush, sweep the lightest shade across the lid from lash line to brow.
Choose a color that complements your skin, hair, and eye color and graduate shades of the color from darkest against the lash line to lightest at the brow bone.
The lightest eye color is your highlighter.
I rubbed one side of the sponge applicator across the lightest color marked, "Browbone."
I then turned the applicator over so the lightest powder was facing my skin and I gently blended all three colors together.
Three colors: Implement three colors into your eye scheme, starting with the lightest color first.
Apply the lightest one from lash line to brows, the medium one on the lids, and the darkest shade in the crease.
Apply the lightest shade just above the crease and a touch in the corner of the eye.
Second skin shell: The thin-wall construction of the second skin shell creates the lightest, most sensitive boot made by Salomon.
Down is not only one of the warmest natural fibers, but also one of the lightest in weight.
Burnet Rose (A Rose Selection Spinosissima) - A pretty native Wild Rose, which will grow and flourish in the lightest and hottest of soils, where many Roses fail.
Choose a grout color that matches the lightest tone in the granite to help it blend in and hide.
This wheat produces a fine-textured flour that makes the lightest and best texture of any bread.
Chiffon has the lightest weight of all the silk fabrics.
Color Max lenses are so intense that they can work for any eye color from the lightest to the darkest.
They use nylon and titanium in their frames--definitely some of the lightest, strongest and most flexible materials available.
Trivex Material is the lightest lens material available.
These lenses which are perfect for people who have strong prescriptions because they're made from the lightest, thinnest lens material available.
If you need something particularly lightweight in order to prevent headaches, you may want to go with polycarbonate lenses over glass ones and search for the lightest frames available.
Air Titanium: Frames in the Air Titanium line are among the lightest rimless frames in the world.
It's also some of the lightest weight eyewear you can wear, so if you're sensitive to the weight on your nose or behind your ears that other eyeglasses often come with, rimless eyewear is your best bet.
Look for styles made from titanium for some of the strongest, lightest materials.
Whether you plan to visit during the busiest or lightest seasons, FASTPASS can save you time in a long line.
This is the smallest and lightest satellite phone in the portfolio and the ergonomic design allows for increased user comfort and convenience.
From the simplest, lightest cakes to the most elaborate edible centerpieces, French desserts are legendary and rightly so.
The biggest selling colors in the United States are "Light Ash Blonde", "Lightest Golden Brown", and "Extra Light Ash Blonde".
Instead, flaunt a wispy pixie and keep your color saturated (deep in tone) or lightened to the lightest shade of pale.
Once hair is lifted to the lightest shade of blonde, frequent scalp touch-ups will mask the dark outgrowth.
Then you can change the hair color to the lightest blonde, deepest brown or vibrant red simply with the click of your mouse.
White beads - sometimes these beads glow in the dark, or they are the lightest color of beads on the necklace.
Want the "lightest fabricated textile" in the world?
It is made with a material exclusive to Speedo called LZR Pulse, a woven fabric considered the lightest in the world.
O'Neill Skin Tank Top: The lightest protection you can have, this top features UV protection, ease of wear, a connector loop and odor resistance.
Weighing in at less than 11 pounds, this is one of the lightest vacuums you are going to find without sacrificing power.
A knowledgeable salesperson will guide you to the lightest bag for your height and adjust the straps to create the best fit and balance.
A review on Minimalist Shoes & Fitness Gear describes Rockport's truWALKzero shoes as "one of the lightest shoes that Rockport has ever designed," stating that they provide "comfort all day long."
The Gaiam Reversible Travel Yoga Mat is the lightest yoga mat on the market at one pound.
For this exercise, beginners had best find the smallest (lightest) kettlebells possible in order to develop proper technique and avoid injury.
Road Bikes: Road bikes have the lightest frames and narrowest wheels.
Then, using a combination of design and technology, SmartWool uses only the lightest diameter of fiber, which takes the itch out of the wool.
Greens get more yellowish the more intense or bright they get, approaching the lightest shade of 255 (which is white).
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