Moist Sentence Examples

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  • Closing it behind her, she moved into the cool moist air.

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  • Fog coated the ocean, and a cold, moist wind made her eyes water.

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  • Jack padded to her and thrust his moist nose into her ear.

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  • It seems peculiarly adapted for the mild moist climate of Ireland.

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  • She reached down, scooping up a hand full of the moist snow, and forced it into a loose ball.

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  • On the whole the climate is moist.

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  • There he scooped a bed in the sandy floor, away from the moist walls.

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  • The sand was soft between his toes, and he made his way to where the sand was moist but not wet.

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  • The climate is very moist and warm.

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  • It is a black amorphous powder soluble in concentrated sulphuric and hydrochloric acids, and when in the moist state readily oxidizes on exposure.

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  • She breathed deeply of the moist night air and relaxed, stretching her feet toward the edge of the porch.

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  • Rice is cultivated in low-lying, moist lands, where spring and summer temperatures are high.

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  • In the summer a great accumulation of solar heat takes place on the dry surface soil, from which it cannot be released upwards by evaporation, as might be the case were the soil moist or covered with vegetation, nor can it be readily conveyed away downwards as happens on the ocean.

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  • During April (when the seed is usually sown) and May frequent light showers, which keep the ground sufficiently moist to assist germination and the growth of the young plants, are desired.

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  • The words of the cold and moist vegetable Prince were not very comforting, and as he spoke them he turned away and left the enclosure.

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  • Beside him was his comrade Nesvitski, a tall staff officer, extremely stout, with a kindly, smiling, handsome face and moist eyes.

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  • The air of the bathing chamber was rendered moist and heavy by the awaiting bath.

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  • After being well shaken, the liquid was poured into a sterile glass Petrie dish and covered with a moist and sterile bell-jar.

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  • The spores differ from those of ferns in their outer coat (exospore) being split up into four club-shaped hygroscopic threads (elaters) which are curled when moist, but become straightened when dry.

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  • Both have fleshy caps, whitish, moist and clammy to the touch; instead of a pleasant odour, they have a disagreeable one; the stems are ringless, or nearly so; and the gills, which are palish-clay-brown, distinctly touch and grow on to the solid or pithy stem.

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  • The poplars are almost entirely confined to the north temperate zone, but a few approach or even pass its northern limit, and they are widely distributed within that area; they show, like the willows, a partiality for moist ground and often line the river-sides in otherwise treeless districts.

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  • The hornbeam thrives well on stiff, clayey, moist soils, into which its roots penetrate deeply; on chalk or gravel it does not flourish.

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  • The Lenkoran district, sometimes called Talysh, on the western side of the Kizil-Agach bay, is blessed with a rich vegetation, a fertile soil, and a moist climate.

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  • It thrives in a warm atmosphere, even in a very hot one, provided that it is moist and that the transpiration is not in excess of the supply of water.

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  • His eyes were rather moist and glittered more than usual, and as he sat in his saddle, wrapped up in his fur coat, he looked like a child taken out for an outing.

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  • The thinly sliced steak featured in their beef and broccoli dish is tender and moist.

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  • To effect this some of the nutrient gelatin containing yeast cells is placed on the under-surface of the cover-glass of the moist chamber.

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  • This layer he believes specially characteristic of arid dusty regions, while comparatively non-existent in moist climates or where foliage is luxuriant.

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  • The beds are kept artificially moist by the application of water brought from the surface, and the different galleries bear crops in succession.

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  • The oak grows most luxuriantly on deep strong clays, calcareous marl or stiff loam, but will flourish in nearly any deep well-drained soil, excepting peat or loose sand; in marshy or moist places the tree may grow well for a time, but the timber is rarely sound; on hard rocky ground and exposed hillsides.

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  • The advantage of the high conducting power which copper possesses Over- is of especial value in moist climates (like that of the United Kingdom), since the effect of leakage over the surface of the damp insulators is much less noticeable when the conducting power of the wire is high than when it is low, especially when the line is a long one.

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  • Conditions of hyper-turgescence are common in herbaceous plants in wet seasons, or when overcrowded and in situations too moist for them.

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  • Hygrophytes.Plants which are sub-evergreen or evergreen but it scierophyllous, and which live in moist soils; e.g., Lastraea lix-mas, Poa pratensis, Carex ovalis, Plantago lanceolala, and ihillaea Millefolium.

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  • These are connected by the presence of peculiar types, Proteaceae, Restiaceae, Rutaceae, &c., mostly shrubby in habit and on the whole somewhat intolerant of a moist climate.

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  • The climate is moist and sometimes oppressively hot, though pleasant on the whole.

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  • It is best to mow stubble and hay at night when they are moist."

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  • This species prefers a peaty soil, and often grows luxuriantly in very moist situations.

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  • The process was developed by Madame Lefebre in 1859; by Meissner in 1863, who found that moist gases gave a better result; and by Prim in 1882, who sparked the gases under pressure; it was also used by Lord Rayleigh in his isolation of argon.

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  • At first it becomes more coarse-grained, like the Firn Schnee of the Alps, and is moist by melting during the summer.

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  • Care must be taken that the roots always have a sufficient supply of moisture and that the soil is moist wherever the roots run.

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  • Acids and moist heat induce similar changes.

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  • Take off grafts, and lay them aside in moist earth in a shady place.

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  • Transplant evergreens in moist weather, about the end of the month; and propagate them by layers and cuttings.

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  • Great care must be taken to syringe the leaves thoroughly at least once a day, and to deluge the paths with water, so as to produce a moist atmosphere.

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  • Every precaution must be used to keep the air moist.

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  • The atmosphere of the greenhouse must be kept moist.

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  • Holtz's machine is very uncertain in its action in a moist climate, and has generally to be enclosed in a chamber in which the air is kept artificially dry.

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  • Any uncondensed bromine vapour is absorbed by moist iron borings, and the resulting iron bromide is used for the manufacture of potassium bromide.

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  • A cool, moist compress may also help the pain.

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  • Cuttings are set in a rooting mixture of two parts sand to one part peat moss, which should be barely moist.

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  • If we keep cool and moist, and meet with no accidents, we often live for five years.

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  • The baker did an excellent job of creating formulae for making her cakes perfectly moist and delicious.

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  • This helps keep the meat tender and moist during cooking.

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  • Intricately designed cakes are most often covered with fondant, since it provides the smoothest and most stable decorating surface while preserving the moist texture of the cake inside.

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  • It dissolves unchanged in concentrated sulphuric acid, and oxidizes readily in moist air, forming Prussian blue.

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  • It is formed when a stream of electric sparks is passed through moist air, and in the oxidation ',of nitrogenous matter in the presence of water.

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  • Moreover, it should be kept in a damp-proof store for a few weeks; and when taken out for use it should be mixed and placed in position as quickly as possible, because rain, or even moist air, spoils it by causing it to set prematurely.

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  • If the situation is cool, the stone hard, and the concrete carefully rammed directly it is laid down and kept moist with damp cloths, only just sufficient to moisten the whole mass is required.

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  • Choke-cherries, gooseberries, buffaloberries, red currants and black currants grow along the streams and in moist places of the lower altitudes.

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  • In taking a slip or cutting the gardener removes from the parent plant a shoot having one or more buds or " eyes," in the case of the vine one only, and places it in a moist and sufficiently warm situation, where, as previously mentioned, undue evaporation from the surface is prevented.

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  • Some seeds require prolonged immersion in water to soften their shells; others are of so delicate a texture that they would dry up and perish if not kept constantly in a moist atmosphere.

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  • For propagation the bulbiferous portion is pegged down on the surface of a pot of suitable soil; if kept close in a moist atmosphere, the little buds will soon strike root and form independent plants.

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  • The earth must be kept moist, which is perhaps best done by a thick mulching of moss, the moss being also bound closely over the openings in the vessel, and all being kept damp by frequent syringings.

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  • In a soil, for example, naturally moist, it is proper to graft pears on the quince, because this plant not only thrives in such a soil, but serves to check the luxuriance thereby produced.

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  • Slight ties of soft cotton wool or worsted, or moist raffia, are then applied.

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  • It is a wrong though common practice to press the surface of the soil in the pot in order to feel if it is moist enough, as this soon consolidates it, and prevents it from getting the full benefit of aeration.

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  • A moist genial atmosphere too is essential, a point requiring unremitting attention on account of the necessity of keeping up strong fires.

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  • A moist or rather a shady border, or a section of the pleasure ground supplied with bog earth, may be devoted to what is called the " American Garden," which, as it includes.

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  • Many of them also grow satisfactorily in a peaty soil if well worked, especially if they have a cool moist subsoil.

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  • The climate, we may assume from the distribution of land and water, was generally moist, and it was probably mild if not warm; conditions favourable to the growth of certain types of plants.

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  • The mountain chain immediately overhanging it, the high temperature of the sea washing it,,the frequent thunderstorms to which it is subject, the moist atmosphere of its equatorial situation, and the shorter regime of the dry south-east wind are the principal causes of the heavier rainfall on the west coast.

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  • The various sclerotia, if kept moist, give rise to the fructifications of the fungi concerned, much as a potato tuber does to a potato plant, and in the same way the reserve materials are consumed.

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  • In the case of seal and beaver skins the process is a much more difficult one, as the water or hard top hairs have to be removed by hand after the pelt has been carefully rendered moist and warm.

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  • Its situation is very beautiful, the moist climate (mean annual rainfall, 74 in.) fostering on the steep surrounding hills a vegetation unusually luxuriant for the latitude.

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  • The soul, located in the ventricles of the brain, is affected by the temperament of the individual; the dry temperament produces acute intelligence; the moist, memory; the hot, imagination.

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  • The south wind is dry, cool and invigorating, and banishes mosquitoes for a time; the north wind is hot, moist and relaxing.

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  • The Bohea variety is hardy, and capable of thriving under many different conditions of climate and situation, while the indigenous plant is tender and difficult of cultivation, requiring for its success a close, hot, moist and equable climate.

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  • For transit they are packed twelve together in hides sewn up while moist, which contract to make a strong tight package of 60 to 70 lb weight.

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  • This is only obtainable in warm and moist localities where rains are frequent and copious.

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  • The same name is sometimes applied to a moist and not very hot, but yet oppressive, south-east wind which blows from time to time on the east coast.

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  • The climate of the coast-lands is moist and hot, and extremely unhealthy, malarial fever being prevalent and deadly.

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  • The most common of the fruits are dates, of which there are nearly thirty varieties, which are sold half-ripe, ripe, dried, and pressed in their fresh moist state in mats or skins.

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  • Even small strips of the muscle of the heart, if taken immediately after the death of the animal, continue, when kept moist and warm and supplied with oxygen, to "beat" rhythmically for hours.

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  • Butter and cheese salts are not stove-dried, but left in their more or less moist condition, as being thus more easily applied to their respective uses.

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  • They occur in the sea, in fresh water, on moist earth, on damp rocks and on the bark of trees.

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  • The climate is moist but temperate and healthy, and the soil of the valleys, often consisting of rich alluvial deposits, is very fertile.

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  • There is no lack of fertile soil, and the climate is moist enough to make up for the absence of running water.

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  • It is produced by the exposure of thallous hydrate to carbon dioxide, and therefore is obtained when the moist metal is exposed to the air.

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  • It becomes red on exposure, and in the moist condition absorbs oxygen from the air, giving alloxantin.

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  • In the moist condition it rapidly turns brown on exposure to air.

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  • This form of the sulphide is readily oxidized when exposed in the moist condition, and is easily decomposed by dilute mineral acids.

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  • The relative humidity of the air along the shores of the Gulf is high, so that exposure to the direct and reflected rays of the sun and radiation from the hot soil are encountered in a moist atmosphere.

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  • The coco-nut, which loves a sandy soil and a moist climate, is found in greatest perfection along the strip of coast-line that fringes the west of the peninsula, where it ranks next to rice as the staple product.

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  • The aspen is found in moist places, sometimes at a considerable elevation, 1600 ft.

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  • When prepared by the precipitation of nickel salts with alkaline sulphide in neutral solution it is a greyish black amorphous compound which readily oxidizes in moist air, forming a basic nickel sulphate.

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  • They are succeeded by a broad submontane belt, the tarai, which is rendered moist by the mountain torrents, and is covered by forest from end to end.

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  • The climate of the coast district is hot, moist and unhealthy, with a season of heavy rain lasting from May to November, during which time variable winds, calms and tornadoes succeed one another.

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  • On nearly all lands irrigated some crops will grow in ordinary seasons without irrigation, but it is this that makes possible selection of crops; practically indispensable for all field and orchard culture in the south, save for a few moist coastal areas, it everywhere increases the yield of all crops and is practised generally all over the state.

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  • The powdered metal burns at a red heat to form the trioxide; it is very slowly attacked by moist air.

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  • By using hot acid the yellow anhydrous tungstic acid is precipitated, which is insoluble in water and in all acids except hydrofluoric. It may be obtained in a flocculent form by exposing the hexachloride to moist air.

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  • When perfectly pure, the hexachloride is stable even in moist air, but the presence of an oxychloride brings about energetic decomposition; similarly water has no action on the pure compound, but a trace of the oxychloride occasions sudden decomposition into a greenish oxide and hydrochloric acid.

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  • Moist air brings about the immediate formation of a yellowish crust of tungstic acid.

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  • It is unaffected by moist air or cold water, and even when boiled with water the decomposition is incomplete.

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  • According to Evelyn (Sylva, p. 35, 1664), hazels "above all affect cold, barren, dry, and sandy soils; also mountains, and even rockie ground produce them; but more plentifully if somewhat moist, dankish, and mossie."

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  • The climate is practically unchanging all the year round, the atmosphere being uniformly moist, and though days of continuous downpour are rare, comparatively few days pass without a shower.

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  • Owing to the prevalence of moist west and south-west winds the climate of Finland is less severe than it is farther east in corresponding latitudes.

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  • Flax prospers most when grown upon land of firm texture resting upon a moist subsoil.

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  • Copper is not affected by exposure in dry air, but in a moist atmosphere, containing carbonic acid, it becomes coated with a green basic carbonate.

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  • It turns dirty violet on exposure to air and light; in moist air it absorbs oxygen and forms an oxychloride.

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  • Cupric iodide is only known in combination, as in Cu12, 4NH 31 H 2 O, which is obtained by exposing Cu 2 I 2, 4NH 3 to moist air.

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  • As the name Ploesci (pluviena, rainy) implies, the climate is moist.

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  • The successful cultivation of the plant demands a hot, moist climate, with a fair amount of rain.

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  • Tannic acid is largely used in the treatment of various ulcers, sores and moist eruptions.

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  • The climate is severe, great cold being experienced in winter, though moist west winds exercise a moderating influence.

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  • The climate is mild, but moist and variable.

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  • The climate, is comparatively cool, owing to the sea breeze which prevails during the day; but for the same reason, the atmosphere is very moist, with heavy dews at night and fogs.

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  • P. palustris (or P. australis) is the " Georgia pitch pine," or yellow pine of the southern states; it abounds on the sandy soils that cover so much of Georgia, the Carolinas, and Florida, and on those dry lands attains its highest perfection, though occasionally abundant on moist ground, whence its name.

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  • The wood of the white pine is durable for indoor use, especially when protected by paint, but when exposed to moist air it rapidly decays, and it is very liable to dry rot; it is said to be best when grown on sandy soils.

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  • It is found in Kumaon and Bhotan and on some of the Nepal ranges, but does not grow in the moist climate of the Sikkim Himalayas; it is found at a height of 7000 to 12,000 ft., and attains large dimensions; the wood is highly resinous, and is said to be durable; great quantities of a white clear turpentine exude from the branches when injured.

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  • This sulphide is then heated in a current of moist carbon dioxide, barium carbonate being formed, BaS+H 2 O+CO 2 =BaCO 3 +H 2 S, and finally the carbonate is decomposed by a current of superheated steam, BaC03+H20 = Ba(OH) 2 + C02, leavingaresidue of the hydroxide.

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  • If his body be left uncovered except by the sheet or blanket thrown over the cradle, the loss of heat is still greater, and it may be much increased by sponging the surface with either hot or cold water so as to leave it slightly moist and increase evaporation.

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  • In some persons rarefied air is too stimulating, so that they find difficulty in sleeping, and for those who suffer from insomnia a warm moist air nearer the sea-level is preferable.

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  • Where the nervous system is exhausted, such warm and moist climates as Malaga, Madeira, Tenerife and Grand Canary are suitable.

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  • In these places not only is the air moist, but the temperature is particularly equable, and they are therefore suitable places also for persons suffering from kidney disease.

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  • Some cases of phthisis, therefore, do better in warmer and moist climates, and especially those where the larynx has become affected by the disease.

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  • But warm, moist climates rather favour sedentary habits and tend to lessen appetite, so that the nutrition of the patient is apt to suffer; and although phthisical patients may live in comparative comfort in such climates, their tendency to recovery in them is small.

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  • Flowering plants include numerous species of terrestrial orchids, the socalled arum lily (Richardia Africana), common in low-lying moist land, and the white everlasting flower, found abundantly in some regions of Cape Colony.

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  • The immediate neighbourhood of a coal-supply influenced the geographical settlement of this industry, like others; and the importance to the manufacture of a moist climate, such as is found on the western slope of the Pennines (in contradistinction to the eastern), must also be considered.

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  • The climate of the state is moist and, for its latitude, cold.

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  • They are stable towards aqueous alkalis, but on digestion with moist silver oxide yield the phosphonium hydroxides, which are stronger bases than the caustic alkalis.

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  • It fumes in moist air and is quickly decomposed by water giving hydrofluoric and phosphoric xxi.

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  • It fumes strongly in moist air, giving hydrochloric acid and phosphoryl chloride, POC13; with water it gives phosphoric and hydrochloric acids.

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  • Winds from the north and west are generally dry, cool, clear and invigorating; winds from the south and east warm, moist and depressing.

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  • It may also be produced by heating an aqueous solution of di-iodosalicylic acid with excess of alkaline carbonate, by acting on dibromosalicylic acid with moist silver oxide, and by other methods.

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  • The embankments on either side of the puddle wall are merely to support the puddle and to keep it moist above the ground level when the reservoir is low.

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  • The less permeable materials should be confined to the inner parts of the embankments; this is especially important in the case of the inner embankment in order that, when the water level falls, they may remain moist without becoming liable to slip. The inner slope should be protected from the action of waves by so-called " hand-pitching," consisting of roughlysquared stonework, bedded upon a layer of broken stone to prevent local disturbance of the embankment by action of the water between the joints of the larger stones.

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  • The tongue is generally short and not deeply divided at its extremity, nor is its base retracted into a sheath; it is always moist and covered with a glutinous secretion.

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  • The acid so obtained from ferrous sulphate (green vitriol) fumes strongly in moist air, hence its name "fuming sulphuric acid"; another name for the same product is "Nordhausen sulphuric acid," on account of the long-continued practice of this process at Nordhausen.

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  • The Konkan is hot and moist, the fall of rain during the monsoon sometimes approaching 3 00 in.

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  • This tree thrives best in moist soils, has a shrubby appearance, and grows under favourable circumstances to a height of 40 or 50 ft.

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  • Many of the species inhabit situations in which the air is constantly moist, especially in the tropics; some are terrestrial; others, some of which are very minute, are epiphytic on tree-stems. A single solid central cylinder is found in the rhizome.

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  • Enclosed within the sporocarp they can endure a period of drought, but on the return of moist conditions are extruded from the sporocarp by the swelling of a special mucilaginous tissue and the spores become free.

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  • Wheats of moist climates, on the other hand, have broader leaves, to admit of more rapid transpiration.

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  • These teleutospores remain inactive on the straw until spring, when they germinate in manure heaps or on moist ground and produce minute sporidia, which are conveyed by air currents to the alternate host, in this case a barberry.

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  • This extraordinary development of ice and snow is due to the raw, moist climate, the large rainfall and the low summer temperature.

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  • The great number of streams of large volume is due to the moist climate and the abundance of glaciers, and the milky white or yellowish-brown colour of their waters (whence the common name Hvita, white) is due to the glacial clays.

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  • In the south and east the weather is generally changeable, stormy and moist; whilst on the north the rainfall is less.

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  • Alcohols may be readily prepared from the corresponding alkyl haloid by the action of moist silver oxide (which behaves as silver hydroxide); by the saponification of their esters; or b the reduction of of h dric alcohols by P Y Y with hydriodic acid, and the subsequent conversion of the resulting alkyl iodide into the alcohol by moist silver oxide.

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  • It oxidizes slowly in moist air, and dissolves easily in acids with the formation of blue solutions.

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  • Even in the mountainous districts which are unsuitable for tillage there is often sufficient soil to yield, with the aid of the moist atmosphere, abundant pasturage of good quality.

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  • It deliquesces in moist air, and is easily reduced to arsenic by heating with carbon.

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  • There is profound collapse, the features are sunken, the skin moist and cyanosed.

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  • But in such cases the organic matter can be first destroyed by one of the various methods, usually the moist method devised by Fresenius being chosen.

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  • The northern and north-western maritime provinces, on the other hand, have a climate as equable, and as moist, as that of the west of England or Scotland.

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  • On the other hand, the eastern part of this zone is the part of Spain which is liable to be visited from time to time by the scorching leveche, the name given in Spain to the sirocco, as well as by the solano, a moist and less noxious east wind.

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  • Everywhere on moist sandy ground are to be seen tall thickets of Arundo donax.

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  • Animals, including man, sprang from the warm and moist clay.

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  • They require a moist atmosphere, and are exceedingly susceptible to drought.

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  • The principal crops are wheat, barley, millet and coffee, the last-named more particularly on the western slopes of the range within reach of the moist sea-breezes.

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  • Sezanne yields Ferns in profusion, mingled with other shade-loving plants such as would grow under the trees in a moist ravine; its vegetation is comparable to that of an island in the tropical seas.

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  • Saporta considers that in central and southern Europe the alternate dry and moist heat of the Eocene period gave place to a climate more equally and more universally humid, and that these conditions continued without material change into the succeeding Miocene stage.

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  • The variety of trees shows that the climate was mild and moist.

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  • Here the spring is moist, with cold, frosty nights; the summer a succession of long foggy days; the autumn again moist.

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  • If any rock be taken (even a piece of pure quartz) and crushed to a very fine powder, it will show some of the peculiarities of clays; for example, it will be plastic, retentive of moisture, impermeable to water, and will shrink to some extent if the moist mass be kneaded, and then allowed to dry.

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  • Taran of Landis inched his way down the ancient tree, oblivious to the rough bark nipping at his moist skin.

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  • The meat is moist closest to the bone, and these are choice cuts from a master butcher.

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  • Unlike a burned chapati or a statue with moist eyes, we should take heed of it.

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  • The meat thus prepared stayed moist and the sauce had a hint of sweetness that did not cloy.

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  • Fill jacket potatoes with moist fillings such as beans, low calorie coleslaw, cottage cheese or vegetable chili instead of butter or margarine.

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  • The creamy, moist texture of the cheese is perfectly complemented by the gentle smoky flavor given by the smoking process.

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  • The rich moist chocolate mixed with the black cherry compote is just a dream to eat.

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  • The improved fit is attributable to the effects of the grid resolution on moist convection in the model.

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  • The inner core helps to maintain the moist environment optimal for wound healing.

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  • But once transferred onto the moist cotton wool, they'll dissolve and turn a lighter shade of red.

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  • Whilst Brasilicactus are found growing in moist rocky crevices.

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  • Applying hot packs or hot moist towels may help relieve discomfort.

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  • This deciduous fern makes the perfect addition to moist margins of a pond or stream in sun or partial shade.

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  • A good vanilla pod is plump, moist and deliciously fragrant.

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  • I've always had problems with keeping my hair straight and it would always go frizzy in moist air.

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  • A bowl of water placed in an electric oven will help keep a rich fruitcake moist.

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  • It fares best in moist, humus rich, acid soil in deep or partial shade.

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  • Where this is not possible a supply of individually wrapped moist cleansing wipes which are not impregnated with alcohol should be available for use.

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  • Keep Moist There are solutions or ointments that you can use in-flight to keep your nasal membranes moist.

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  • Other popular types include the tall, slender Siberian iris for moist, fertile soil, with flowers of blue, indigo or white.

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  • Kaffir lily is excellent for the middle of a sheltered sunny, moist but well-drained border.

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  • All the chicken kebabs were moist, well spiced and the seekh kebabs of a good texture and full of subtle flavor.

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  • Silicon tetrachloride is a colorless liquid at room temperature which fumes in moist air.

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  • This is a bright green liverwort that grows on bare peaty soils in lowland bogs and damp woodland and also on moist sandstone rocks.

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  • This ensures a moist loaf and a more even distribution of the fruit.

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  • Consider adding mulch or compost to help keep the soil moist.

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  • This deliciously moist cake will keep for up to a week.

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  • Up to 60% of plants prefer these cool, sun scorch free, permanently moist sites.

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  • Add the wine at intervals, enough to keep the pan slightly moist at all times.

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  • Over watering can cause the fruit to split so try to keep the moist constantly moist but not wet.

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  • The paste should be smooth and fairly moist, tasting quite rich and tangy but not too bitter.

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  • With the lid on or only partly removed for access the steam helps the meat to keep moist.

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  • Shade, one of the best ground covers for deep shade, yellows in sun; prefers moist, well-drained, acid soil.

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  • The fish should turn opaque and flake slightly but still remain moist.

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  • The recipe makes a loaf, which stays moist for up to a week.

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  • Great lakes were formed, all lowlands disappeared, and lands like Egypt became moist with water.

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  • It does not apply to moist feeds (e.g. brewers grain, silage, liquid molasses, fruit and vegetable waste etc ).

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  • Outside the breeding season newts live on land in moist damp areas.

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  • A small number of bee orchids have been found to the south of the site whilst marsh orchids grow in the more moist areas.

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  • It canbe used in bakery formulations to control dough rheology and impart a moist character to the bakery products.

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  • They were warm and moist but slightly rough like the hands.

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  • In the spring the land should be worked to a fine, moist seedbed.

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  • Everyone who studies the effects of moist snuff comes up with the same conclusion.

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  • Temperatures close to an average (moist) MORB source mantle solidus characterize the eastern seaboard and its offshore.

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  • The Treacle Pudding with Vanilla Sauce (£ 3.95 ), was moist and very syrupy!

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  • Every can of Bandits contain 20 compact pouches of premium, high-quality Skoal moist smokeless tobacco.

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  • Wet or moist ground supports scurvygrass Cochlearia officinalis, marsh-marigold Caltha palustris and common valerian Valeriana officinalis.

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  • Days 29 - 30 Ascension Island is a dry volcanic island with a moist and richly vegetated top.

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  • The lush moist forests, brimming with life, contrast strongly with the barren baking deserts and the freezing wastelands of the poles.

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  • Xmas cake - tasted rather nice too, and lovely and moist and fruity.

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  • The prevailing winds through this southern region are westerly, being moist below the 52nd parallel, and dry between it and the 40th parallel.

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  • After fusion the mass solidifies to a transparent vitreous solid which dissolves readily in water to form boric acid (q.v.); it is exceedingly hygroscopic and even on standing in moist air becomes opaque through absorption of water and formation of boric acid.

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  • The earth-plate E ought to be buried in moist earth or in water.

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  • The grey and white poplars are usually multiplied by long cuttings; the growth is so rapid in a moist loamy soil that, according to Loudon, cuttings 9 ft.

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  • Its valley banks are cut back by the erosion of minor tributaries, or by rain-wash if the climate be moist, or left steep and sharp while the river deepens its bed if the climate be arid.

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  • The moist soil encourages luxuriant thickets of willows (Salicineae), surrounded by dense chevaux-de-frise of wormwood and thornbearing Compositae, and interspersed with rich but not extensive prairies, harbouring a great variety of herbaceous plants; while in the deltas of the Black Sea rivers impenetrable beds of reeds (Arundo phragmites) shelter a forest fauna.

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  • In places suited to its growth it seems to flourish nearly as well as in the woods of Norway or Switzerland; but as it needs for its successful cultivation as a timber tree soils that might be turned to agricultural account, it is not so well adapted for economic planting in Britain as the Scotch fir or larch, which come to perfection in more bleak and elevated regions, and on comparatively barren ground, though it may perhaps be grown to advantage on some moist hill-sides and mountain hollows.

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  • The synthesis of nitric acid by passing electric sparks through moist air by Cavendish is a famous piece of experimental work, for in the first place it determined the composition of this important substance, and in the second place the minute residue of air which would not combine, although ignored for about a century, was subsequently examined by Lord Rayleigh and Sir William Ramsay, who showed that it consists of a mixture of elementary substances - argon, krypton, neon and xenon (see Argon).

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  • From 1861 onwards he devoted much attention to the question of diathermancy in gases and vapours, especially to the behaviour in this respect of dry and moist air, and to the thermal effects produced by the condensation of moisture on solid surfaces.

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  • The typhoid organism was not found to be taken off from the decomposing masses of semi-liquid filth largely contaminated with a culture of bacillus typhosus; but, on the other hand, it was abundantly proved that it could grow over moist surfaces of stones, &c. Certain disease-producing organisms, such as the bacillus of tetanus and malignant oedema, appear to be universally distributed in soil, while others, as the bacillus typhosus and spirillum cholerae, appear to have only a local distribution.

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  • Every kind of terrain is tenanted, from dense, moist and hot forests at the level of the sea to arid deserts, high plateaus and mountains.

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  • The secretion with which the sac is filled is dark brown or chocolate in colour, and when fresh of the consistence of "moist gingerbread," but becoming dry and granular after keeping (see Musk).

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  • Where there is complete freedom from stagnant water in the ground, and abundant room for the spread of its branches to light and air, the larch will flourish in a great variety of soils, stiff clays, wet or mossy peat, and moist alluvium being the chief exceptions; in its native localities it seems partial to the debris of primitive and metamorphic rocks, but is occasionally found growing luxuriantly on calcareous subsoils; in Switzerland it attains the largest size, and forms the best timber, on the northern declivities of the mountains; but in Scotland a southern aspect appears most favourable.

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  • On the opposite sides of the same chain the exposure to the sun or to warm winds may cause a wide difference in the level of permanent snow; but in some cases the increased fall of snow on the side exposed to moist winds may more than compensate the increased influence of the sun's rays.

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  • For some cuttings, pots filled with light soil, with the protection of the propagating-house and of bell-glasses, are requisite; but for many of our hardy deciduous trees and shrubs no such precautions are necessary, and the insertion of a short shoot about half its length into moist and gritty ground at the proper season suffices to ensure its growth.

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  • Crace-Calvert in 1871 showed that the carbon dioxide of the atmosphere was a factor; and in 1888 Crum Brown published the theory - termed the "carbonic acid theory" - that water and carbon dioxide react with iron to form ferrous carbonate and hydrogen, the ferrous carbonate being subsequently oxidized by moist oxygen to ferric hydrate and regenerating carbon dioxide, which again reacts with more iron.

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  • The old count rose once more, glanced at a note lying beside his plate, and proposed a toast, "To the health of the hero of our last campaign, Prince Peter Ivanovich Bagration!" and again his blue eyes grew moist.

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  • The soft forehead was moist.

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  • Houseflies can transmit diseases when feeding on liquefiable solid food, which may be moist, putrefying material or food stored for human consumption.

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  • The scrambled eggs are properly scrambled, and must be replenished frequently because they are always moist.

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  • Best in moist soil but reputed to tolerate wide range of conditions.

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  • Secondly, where the bird is dry, like turkey, a sausage meat stuffing helps keep the flesh moist.

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  • Moist slough is visually repugnant and malodorous, and provides an ideal culture medium for bacteria.

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  • Keeping the atmosphere moist will help to keep red spider mite at bay.

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  • The Treacle Pudding with Vanilla Sauce (£ 3.95), was moist and very syrupy !

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  • Grow in moist, fertile well drained soil in full sun will tolerate light shade.

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  • Mouth ulcers Mouth ulcers are small sores in the moist tissues inside the mouth.

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  • Within a cell a strong persistent updraft of warm moist air is maintained as air enters the forward right flank at low altitude.

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  • Some cats develop large red, moist and weeping sores (called eosinophilic plaques), on the belly and legs.

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  • They are preferable if your skin is dry, whereas moist or weepy skin is best treated with a cream.

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  • My xmas cake - tasted rather nice too, and lovely and moist and fruity.

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  • Use pure lanolin to keep them moist between feedings.

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  • Yeast, as a fungus, thrives in a warm, moist environment.

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  • These drawers come available with everything from simple warming controls to highly advanced humidity controls for keeping foods warm and either crisp or moist.

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  • Tulips don't like moist summers, which many bulbs get when they are part of a flower bed with shrubs, trees or other flowers that are watered regularly.

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  • These trees include the weeping willow, which thrives in moist soil in USDA growing zones 5-11 and provides a drooping tree ranging from 30 to 50 feet.

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  • Lens coating- lens coating is a wise choice if you will be outdoors in moist conditions.

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  • Tender Vittles was slightly moist and came in a sealed package.

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  • Although there are many different moist foods available at your local grocery and discount superstores, most of them do not offer good nutritional value for your cat.

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  • A few different moist treats are listed below.

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  • The territory within a cat's ear canal is warm, moist and rich in tissues and wax.

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  • Mites are quite comfortable in the warm, moist ear of your cat.

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  • Of course the best thing to do is keep metal outdoor furniture out of moist conditions whenever possible.

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  • Then water can be added to keep the pile moist.

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  • Humus helps keep soil moist, can stop plant disease and reduce or eliminate pests.

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  • Be sure to keep your compost pile moist.

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  • As with most alliums, it grows best in a rich, moist, sandy soil.

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  • While growing herbs in your home be sure to check that the plants are kept moist, but not over-watered.

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  • Top off with a shiny lip gloss or balm for that moist plump look.

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  • This system fashions a lipstick to keep your lips moist for up to eight hours at a time.

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  • A soft pink hue, such as Kevyn Aucoin Beauty The Creamy Moist Glow in Liquifuchsia, is perfect for this purpose.

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  • As with so many lipsticks that are creamy and moist, the PlantLove lipsticks do have a tendency to fade after several hours.

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  • If using the black makeup for lipstick, use a clear gloss over it to keep your lips moist and glossy looking.

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  • This kind of makeup goes on slightly moist, and then it sets as a comfortable powder.

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  • This left me with a moist applicator to use for getting that trademark "wet" look.

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  • Under eye circles need a concealer with a moist base to prevent drawing attention to any fine lines, or creating a dry environment for the delicate under eye area.

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  • This creamy product goes on slightly moist and dries to a fine finish.

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  • Foil Wrapped - Cooking a turkey wrapped in aluminum foil produces very moist meat because the turkey steams in its own juices.

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  • Braising produces a moist cooking heat and skin will brown slightly.

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  • This allows the juice from the dark meat to run down into the breast. keeping it moist.

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  • Avoid cakes that have "moist" on the box or "fudge" or added ingredients like chocolate chips or funfetti.

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  • You'll want to also choose a well-marbled steak so the juices keep the meat moist during the broiling process.

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  • Cooking bags give today's health conscious cook an opportunity to serve moist, flavorful meat without artery clogging fat.

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  • Enchiladas are cooked before they are assembled so the sauce is vital to keep them moist and to add flavor, but it is not a cooking medium like a poaching liquid.

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  • Cooking salmon in parchment yields a moist, flaky, and flavorful filet.

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  • But what I learned about professional cooking and how it helps me keep my food moist and delicious is to pre-heat the oven between 350 to 400 degrees fahrenheit.

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  • Against mine, intimate memories, moist, mostly still ours.

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  • The husk should be bright green and silky, almost moist.

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  • Shoots should be kept in two inches of water (filtered water is best) unless they are planted in soil or sand; in that case, the potting material should be kept moist.

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  • Although no guest wants to feast on a grainy, rough slice of wedding cake, brides and grooms don't have to worry about that because the majority of "sand cakes" are light, moist, and flavorful.

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  • Pick a richly flavored, robust cake that's moist, hearty and offers some kick.

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  • Allow several days for fondant figures and decorations to dry out completely if you don't want them to be moist when you serve your cake.

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  • Other species are alpinum, macranthum, Musschianum, purpureum, rubrum, niveum, and violaceum, all loving half-shady spots in peat, or in moist, sandy soil.

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  • America. Grows in any soil, but prefers a moist border or ledge.

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  • It is a good peat border plant, thriving best in a moist peaty soil and in shade.

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  • It is strongest and best in moist peaty bottoms in woods or shrubberies.

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  • For moist spongy spots near the rock garden, or by the side of a rill, it is one of the best plants, but its beauty is best seen when it is allowed to ramble over rich, muddy soil.

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  • They are partial to a moist soil, near the margins of a pond or stream.

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  • In some moist soils it thrives in the ordinary border.

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  • Butterwort (Pinguicula) - These interesting dwarf bog-plants are pretty in the bog garden or moist spots in the rock garden.

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  • A place should be selected by the side of a stream, or in any moist place, and the plants should be fully exposed to direct sunlight, but sheltered from the cold winds of early spring when they are throwing up their young leaves.

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  • America. It succeeds in half-shady spots on the margin of the rock garden or bog, or in a select spot among choice shrubs in light, moist vegetable soil, covered with Cocoa fibre to keep the surface open.

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  • Canadian Rhodora (Rhodora) - R. canadensis is an interesting bush, 2 to 4 feet high, allied to the Rhododendron, a native of the swamps of Canada, hardy, and needing a moist light soil, though it prefers peat.

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  • It thrives in rock gardens as well as the Cushion Pink, and should be planted in deep sandy loam on a well-drained and exposed spot, moist in summer, facing the south.

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  • They grow in varied situations, some in swamps, some in dry shingly places, others on moist river-banks or the gritty mountain side.

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  • A moist and sheltered situation, where they will obtain partial shade, such as the margins of shrubberies, is best, but care should be taken to keep the roots of shrubs from exhausting the border.

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  • American twining Fern, hardy in a deep, peaty, moist soil if in a sheltered and partially shady position.

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  • The culture of all the varieties is of the simplest nature; cuttings strike freely in any sandy soil in a moist heat of 70degree.

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  • All the kinds are of the easiest culture in moist, loamy soils, the best kinds being hardy (at least, at the root), and growing again if cut down by frost.

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  • To get a good result it is essential to have rich, deep, and moist soil, and to put out strong plants as early as may be safe, so as to secure a good growth or autumn bloom.

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  • If the soil is not deep, rich, and moist, manure-water should be used.

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  • Watering is usually necessary in early growth, afterwards it is not so in moist districts where the plant is well treated as regards depth and quality of soil.

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  • North America, on the borders of rivulets and on mountains, thriving in peat borders and fringes of beds of American plants in moist soil.

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  • It thrives in moist, sandy, or peaty soil.

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  • It does best in a half-shady position in free moist soil.

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  • Still, as they grow abundantly wild in certain hilly districts, in moist, shady, or rocky situations, there is no reason why they should not be grown in some places in the west or north, or in hilly districts.

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  • It is one of the kinds that may be grouped with good effect near water, though it thrives in moist borders.

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  • Foam Flower (Tiarella) - A small group of slender perennial herbs, flourishing in almost any soil or position, but in partial shade and a moist soil.

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  • It is hardy, and will be found most useful for the low or moist spots in the rock garden.

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  • Davidii and other species, are important gains, and may be used with good effect, particularly in cool or moist situations where a rich soil obtains.

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  • In moist valleys near the sea the finest trees reach a height of 150 feet, but it is often only a low shrub on the mountain sides.

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  • In our moist heaths and bogs Parnassia palustris is frequent, and a very pretty plant it is-handsome enough to cultivate in moist spots, where it will grow as in its native haunts.

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  • It flourishes best in a deep bed of moist peat in a low part of the rock garden, where its distinct habit is attractive at all seasons.

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  • The silvery and down-covered kinds do best in dry corners and fully exposed, while others, such as the large-leaved, tall-growing herbs, thrive in rich moist soil at the waterside, with some shelter from wind.

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  • It grows best in deep moist loam, and where some protection can be given from autumn frosts.

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  • Senecio Saracenicus - In moist places in the west of England this plant grows wild, reaching a height of 4 or 5 feet.

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  • China, and is hardy, thriving in light moist humus, and covered during early summer with white funnel-shaped flowers in small clusters, followed by fragrant oval berries, at first red, but black and sweet when ripe.

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  • It thrives in exposed positions in the rock garden in a moist, free, and sandy loam; dislikes limestone.

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  • It should have a sandy or gritty and moist soil on the rock garden among the smallest plants.

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  • Very gritty moist loam in the rock garden is best for it.

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  • The plants thrive in moist peaty soil and in sunny sheltered nooks; H. breviscapa also does well in partial shade.

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  • Though hardy in this country, it is best in sheltered places in deep moist soil.

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  • America mostly, and usually hardy, they are sometimes well over 100 feet high; in their own country inhabiting moist woods and swampy grounds, and therefore likely to be useful in ours in soil not thought good enough for many trees.

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  • C. amara (the bitter nut), a tree of about 100 feet in moist woods, from Canada downwards, ascending high on the mountains.

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  • A layer of living Moss should be placed round the plant to keep it moist.

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  • The plant is best in moist, peaty soil, and in partial shade, fierce sun heat scorching both leaves and flowers.

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  • Any of the Pyrolas are worth growing in thin mossy copses on light sandy vegetable soil, or in moist and half-shady parts of the rock garden or the fernery, where they make neat evergreen carpets, flowering in summer.

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  • Top-dressings keep the soil cool and moist, give the plants a healthier growth, increase the number, and improve the quality of the flowers.

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  • The best examples that have been seen were grown in a Rhododendron bed, and planted in a deep, moist, peaty soil, where they have been for years undisturbed.

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  • All the plants of the fulgens group show their great beauty only on peaty or deep leafy and moist soils; often on loamy soils the growth is short and weak, the flowers poor, and under such conditions they may not be worth growing.

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  • Lomaria Procera - A handsome large-growing Fern, thriving in the open air in the milder parts of Britain, particularly where the atmosphere is moist, as in Ireland and the south-west of England.

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  • In moist soil the shoots attain a length of nearly 3 feet, flowering throughout their extent; it is easily increased by division, and flowers in early summer and often throughout the season.

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