How to use Lumps in a sentence
Ceara rubber is also exported in the form of lumps and cakes.
The only stone building in southern Babylonia is the town wall of Eridu (Abu Shahrein), which is built of rude lumps of a local coral rag.
The watery portion of the latex soaks into the trunk, and the soft spongy rubber which remains is kneaded and pressed into lumps or balls.
The pure salt is dissolved in hot water and decomposed with ammonia to produce a slightly ammoniacal hydrated oxide; this, when ignited in platinum, leaves pure TiO 2 in the form of brownish lumps, the specific gravity of which varies from 3.9 to 4.25, according to the temperature at which it was kept in igniting.
When a few lumps of sugar are added to a glass of water and stirred, the sugar soon disappears and we are left with a uniform liquid resembling water, except that it is sweet.Advertisement
Dr Petrie surmounts the difficulty by saying that the process depicted is not glass-blowing, but some metallurgical process in which reeds were used tipped with lumps of clay.
There are various systems of purging refined, or socalled refined, sugar in centrifugals, all designed with a view of obtaining the sugar in lumps or tablets, so as to appear as if it had been turned out from moulds and not from centrifugals, and great ingenuity and large sums of money have been spent in perfecting these different systems, with more or less happy results.
In whatever form they were originally deposited they often suffer complete or partial solution and are redeposited as concretionary lumps and nodules, often called coprolites.
The phosphate beds contain Eocene fossils derived from the underlying strata and many fragments of Pleistocene vertebrata such as mastodon, elephant, stag, horse, pig, &c. The phosphate occurs as lumps varying greatly in size, scattered through a sand or clay; they often contain phosphatized Eocene fossils (Mollusca, &c.).
In graphitizing en masse large lumps of anthracite are treated in the electric furnace.Advertisement
Large lumps of Chinese silver, stamped with the imperial seal, are also used.
To ensure this being properly done, the lumps of lime should be broken up small, and enough water to slake them should be added, the lime then being allowed to rest for about forty-eight hours, when the water changes the particles of quicklime to hydrate of lime, and breaks up the hard lumps into a powder.
The hydrated lime, after being passed through a fine screen to sort out any lumps unaffected by the water, is ready for concrete making, and if not required at once should be stored in a dry place.
In making up composts for pot plants, the fibrous portion should not be removed by sifting, except for small-sized pots, but the turfy portions should be broken up by hand and distributed in smaller or larger lumps throughout the mass.
Manure that is to be used for the crop should be broken up as fine as possible, for the more completely manure of any kind can be mixed with the soil the better the crop will be, and, of course, if it is dug or ploughed in in large unbroken lumps it cannot be properly commingled.Advertisement
Moreover, the coals which deoxidized the iron would inevitably carburize some lumps of it, here so far as to turn it into the brittle and relatively useless cast iron, there only far enough to convert it into steel, strong and very useful even in its unhardened state.
Hence from this level down the only solid matter is the coke, in lumps which are burning rapidly and hence shrinking, while between them the molten iron and slag trickle, somewhat as sketched in fig.
In its slow descent the deoxidized iron nearly saturates itself with carbon, of which it usually contains between 3.5 and 4%, taking it in part from the fuel with which it is in such intimate contact, and in part from the finely divided carbon deposited within the very lumps of ore, by the reaction 2C0 C+C02.
Below this level the solid charge descends easily, because it consists of coke alone or nearly alone, and this in turn because the temperature here is so high as to melt not only the iron now deoxidized and brought to the metallic state, but also the gangue of the ore and the limestone, which here unite to form the molten slag, and run freely down between the lumps of coke.
Conceive these gases passing at this great velocity through the narrow openings between the adjoining lumps of coke and ore.Advertisement
Indeed, the velocity must be far greater than this where the edge or corner of one lump touches the side of another, and the only room for the passage of this enormous quantity of gas is that left by the roughness and irregularity of the individual lumps.
The removal of the greater part of the phosphorus takes place after the carbon has been oxidized and the flame has consequently " dropped," probably because the lime, which is charged in solid lumps, is taken up by the slag so slowly that not until late in the operation does the slag become so basic as to be retentive of phosphoric acid.
Yet frothing is not excessive, because the slag is not, as in common practice, locally chilled and made viscous by cold lumps of ore.
The disintegrated ground is then brought back in the trucks and fed through perforated cylinders into the washing pans; the hard blue which has resisted disintegration on the floors, and the lumps which are too big to pass the cylindrical sieves, are crushed before going to the pans.
Other objects found in the graves are small flint knives, stone axes, flint and lumps of pyrites for obtaining fire, and, in the womens graves, hand-mills for grinding corn.Advertisement
The crier continues his daily rounds, with his former chant, excepting on the Coptic New Years Day, when the cry of the Wefh is repeated, until the Salib, or Discovery of the Cross, the 26th or 27th of September, at which period, the river having attained its greatest height, he concludes his annual employment with another chant, and presents to each house some limes and other fruit, and dry lumps of Nile mud.
Lignite and coal, some graphite and kaolin, are mined, as also amber, which is often found in big lumps.
The food thus reaches the stomach in large lumps which cannot be readily digested, and either remain there till they decompose and give rise to irritation in the stomach itself, or pass on to the intestine, where digestion is likewise incomplete, and the food is ejected without the proper amount of nourishment having been extracted from it; while at the same time the products of its decomposition may have been absorbed and acted as poisons, giving rise to lassitude, discomfort, headache, or perhaps even to irritability and sleeplessness.
Karahissar opium, which usually includes the produce of Adet, Akhissar and Amasia, occurs in rather large shortly conical or more or less irregular lumps.
It is produced in the districts of Kustendil,, Lowtscha and Halitz, and is made into lumps weighing about 4 oz., of a light-brown colour internally and containing a few seeds; it is covered with leaves which have not been identified.Advertisement
The opium is usually of much firmer and smoother consistence than that of Turkey, of a chocolate-brown colour and cheesy appearance, the pieces bearing evidence of having been beaten into a uniform mass previously to being made into lumps, probably with the addition of Sarcocoll, as it is always harder when dry than Turkey opium.
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.
In the Red Sea regions frankincense is valued not only for its sweet odour when burnt, but as a masticatory; and blazing lumps of it are not infrequently used for illumination instead of oil lamps.
Larger rounded lumps of pumice, found in the clay, have probably floated to their present situations, and sank when decomposed, all their cavities becoming filled with sea water.
Lumps of manganese oxide, with a black, shining outer surface, are also characteristic of this deposit, and frequently encrust pieces of pumice or animal remains.Advertisement
It occurs in shiny reddish lumps, resembling the commoner kinds of gum arabic. With water, in which it is only partially soluble, it forms a thick mucilage.
Often it occurs in the form of irregular friable lumps, like pieces of impure linseed oil-cake.
She'd peeked at the healing wound the night before and found the scar not just ugly but hideous, a jagged seam between two lumps of uneven flesh.
If this inconveniences anyone else, we will all take our lumps like men.
A few hours spent pulling lumps of plastic around the ocean yielded just a small barracuda.Advertisement
French brandy 1 bottle champagne Rub peel off 1 lemon with some lumps of sugar.
It also contains cornstarch to prevent the formation of lumps.
O'Leary stood expressionless in the searing heat in his big coat munching on some dried lumps of instant mash.
Their excrement, usually called frass, is dropped all over the place in small lumps.
Usually genital warts look like little lumps that stand up from the skin.Advertisement
Burrows are rarely seen on the buttocks and male genitalia - instead there may be small, firm, red lumps.
Goat's milk forms into much easier, small lumps and human milk into tiny little globules.
What grand memories of chopping the huge lumps of coal with a butcher's knife.
Bunions are bony lumps that develop on the side of the foot at the base of the big toe.
The hills in question are always fairly benign lumps without any sharp edges to fall off in the dark.Advertisement
Peter Brennan's main clinical interests are head and neck malignancy, reconstructive free flap surgery and neck lumps.
As you're aware we could n't outrun anything and except for throwing lumps of coal had nothing to fight back with.
The telltale unsightly lumps and bumps plague plus-sized soccer moms and bantamweight supermodels alike.
The backfill was identified as a dark gray clay silt with mixed gravel and lumps of redeposited subsoil.
This could be four to six lumps of sugar or boiled sweets or 200 ml of orange juice.
It allows your fingers to glide smoothly so you can easily detect lumps or altered skin texture.
Thyroid nodules are lumps which can develop in the thyroid nodules are lumps which can develop in the thyroid gland.
It included, besides Hearne's Ductor historicus and the successive volumes of the Universal History, which was then in course of publication, Littlebury's Herodotus, Spelman's Xenophon, Gordon's Tacitus, an anonymous translation of Procopius; "many crude lumps of Speed, Rapin, Mezeray, Davila, Machiavel, Father Paul, Bower, &c., were hastily gulped.
If the carbon-content is not to be raised materially, this manganese is added in the form of preheated lumps of " ferro-manganese," which contains about 80% of manganese, 5% of carbon and 15% of iron, with a little silicon and other impurities.
All the idols of the nations of the world are nothing - just useless lumps of wood and stone.
Slowly start adding the milk, whisking continuously to prevent lumps from forming.
Typical spider bites form hard, painful red lumps with a small puncture mark in the center.
Beading near the neck could hit the light along the edges of the gown and be distracting, and bows or other embellishments could create lumps under the gown.
Girls initially develop breast buds, which are small lumps that form under the nipples.
When your juice is finished, you have the option to strain out any lumps or thicker parts.
Non-specific lumps (which are not necessarily painful).
Most of these celebrities have taken their stories public in hopes that they will help other women be more vigilant in having themselves checked for breast lumps.
They are also designed not to wrinkle or bunch, preventing annoying bumps, lumps and bunching.
I also have a female chocolate Miniature Pinscher who is two years old and has the same dandruff, but also has tiny lumps that get scabs.
The lumps are still there after the scabs fall off.
Since both dogs have skin problems, my first thought was something contagious, but you described lumps on the female that the male doesn't have.
Lately he has been coughing a lot at night, and I've noticed he has huge lumps in his groin area.
It doesn't hurt him to touch these lumps, but I am worried about them.
The lumps in his groin could be almost anything.
He also has small lumps underneath his skin so do you know what could be wrong?
Blend until fairly smooth; some small lumps are fine.
The consistency should be free of lumps with a medium pourability and still spreadable with body.
If it has lumps, return the mixture to the blender and blend for about a minute.
They thrive best in peat, loam, and sharp sand, with some broken lumps of sandstone, and prefer a dry situation in the rock garden, or any situation which is not fully exposed to the sun.
Surprisingly, the flour produced by the milling process is a fine powder without any lumps.
Even worse, the beads might create lumps in your outfit exactly where you don't want them.
Select darker colors if you are trying to hide lumps, bumps or rolls.
A shiny finish tend to show off lumps and bumps while a darker matte fabric tends to hide them.
Couples typically flip the mattress every six to ten months to help smooth out lumps and dips in the mattress.
Breast examination evaluates unevenness, discoloration, or scaling; both breasts are palpated to feel for masses or lumps.
The testicles are palpated to identify lumps, thickening or differences in size, weight, or firmness.
Diagnosis of NF-1 will be confirmed by manipulation of the skin to reveal moveable, small, solid lumps (nodules) and the presence of coffee-colored spots on the skin of the trunk and pelvis.
The disease is called a granulomatosis because it is characterized by the formation of granulomas, which are small lumps or nodules of inflammatory cells in the patient's tissues.
Thus, symptoms may include painful lumps in the skull and limbs as well as rashes on the skin.
The word mumps comes from an old English dialect, meaning lumps or bumps within the cheeks.
Though chalazia may appear as large unsightly lumps deep within the eyelid, they are usually not painful.
They affect between 50 percent and 60 percent of children with the disorder and range in size from less than a millimeter across to lumps the size of small pebbles.
Large lumps may interfere with the movement of the muscles, cause pain if they are located close to a joint, or even break through the skin.
In juvenile dermatomyositis, calcinosis usually takes the form of small lumps of calcium compounds deposited in muscles or under the skin.
If the parent notices red scaly lumps, strange patterns of discoloration, or lesions on a child's skin the doctor should be contacted.
These small bleeds result in bruising and noticeable lumps but do not usually require treatment.
This cushy, water-proof nylon blanket protects you from bumps and lumps in the sand, comes fitted out with a matching towel and two inflatable pillows.
Being well toned will smooth out those extra lumps that detract from your figure.
You do want to exercise some care with that fold so that you don't create any lumps where you don't want them!
The Magicsuit comes equipped with a relatively new fabric, Miratex, that helps to smooth out bumps, lumps and wrinkles.
You want a smooth finish, not one marred by lumps that make the padding very obvious.
Be conscious of the line of the swimsuit itself, because you may find that your bikini bottom ties add unwanted lumps and bumps.
This will prevent your pants from showing off too many lumps and bumps, but it will also wear better over time and multiple washes.
When the wax starts melting, stir gently until no lumps are left.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics lumps technical writing into the general category of authors, writers, and editors, but reports median annual wages of $53,070 as of May 2008.
Add the rest of the flour and milk and mix until the batter is smooth and free of lumps.
Add one cup of baking soda, and stir with a whisk to remove any lumps.
Add flour and mix until there are no lumps.
Tighten your waist, uplift your breasts and fill out your clothing like never before--tuck away the bumps and lift the lumps.
Wear a corset when you layer a tank top underneath a cardigan, so bumps and lumps can be smoothed out if you want to wear your cardi unbuttoned.
Minimizing bras aren't about concealing, but about reducing unflattering lumps and bumps, while slightly decreasing the cup size of the breasts.
It can reveal bumps and lumps under the skin, which is considered highly erotic to many latex aficionados.
Then, what do you know, the bra's around your waist, leaving your assets uncovered and adding a few extra lumps to your midsection.
It's a padded bra that won't give you unsightly lumps underneath your form-fitting clothing.
Soft and sheer, this tummy and thigh shaper can do just that as it smoothes away all those seemingly unsightly lumps and bumps.
This is an excellent choice if you are in the market for a pair of shorts you can wear under your clothes, and they have the added benefit of smoothing unsightly lumps and bumps.
Penning an account of her story that was published by People magazine, Lyon revealed that she had felt lumps in her breast in the summer of 2004, before she even began filming Survivor.
She did some online research into breast lumps and based on that research decided that her lumps were scar tissue left behind by the breast implant surgery she had undergone six years prior.
Lyon ignored her lumps for about a year, when she detected both a new lump in her breast and a lump in her armpit.
After appearing on the show, she discovered more lumps and found out she had Stage III breast cancer.
It can range in severity from blisters to deep, red lumps.
Smooth the pore strip over the infected area, smoothing out lumps or folds in the strips.
When plugged pores develop cysts or lumps, acne develops.
He squatted and took some of the freshly dug soil in his hand, crushing the lumps and letting the dust run through his fingers.
They usually take the form of cast iron open stoves fitted with a number of Bunsen burners which heat perforated lumps of asbestos.
It is also found in the form of rolled lumps and grains, "stream tin," in alluvial gravels; the latter are secondary deposits, the products of the disintegration of the first-named primary deposits.
Lumps of glass of approximately the right weight are chosen, and are heated to a temperature just sufficient to soften the glass, when the lumps are caused to assume the shape of moulds made of iron or fireclay either by the natural flow of the softened glass under gravity, or by pressure from suitable tools or presses.
In this neighbourhood fragments and lumps of glass are still constantly being dug up, and analysis proves that the glass contains a considerable proportion of magnesia.
As in the beetroot factories, these machines work on different systems, but nearly all are arranged to turn out sugar in lumps or tablets presenting an appearance similar to that of loaf sugar made in moulds, as this kind of sugar meets with the greatest demand.
The quicklime should be placed in small heaps and covered with soil if possible until it is slacked and the lumps have fallen into powder, after which it may be spread and harrowed in.
Great care is necessary to prevent the heaps from becoming too hot, in which case the clay becomes baked into hard lumps of brick-like material which cannot be broken up. With careful management, however, the clay dries and bakes, becoming slowly converted into lumps which readily crumble into a fine powder, in which state it is spread over and worked into the land at the rate of 40 loads per acre.
The most valuable of these are the egg and stove sizes, which are broken to the proper dimensions for household use, the larger lumps being unfit for burning in open fire-places.
In order to get a hold for moving the blocks without bruising the edges, projecting lumps or bosses were left on the faces, about 6 or 8 in.
All lumps and complaints of bone pain, however, should be thoroughly evaluated.