The shrinkage is the more noticeable in the throwing branch of the industry.
This great shrinkage in exchange caused considerable loss to the Indian government in remitting to Europe, and entailed hardship upon Anglo-Indians who received pensions or other payments in rupees, while on the other hand it supplied an artificial stimulus to the export trade by increasing the purchasing power of gold.
Casting also is complicated by the shrinkage which occurs in cooling down from the molten state, and in some alloys by the formation of eutectics, and the liquation of some constituents.
In April 1872 came the revulsion; there was a shrinkage of $60,000,000 in ten days; then in 1873 a tremendous advance, and in 1875 a final and disastrous collapse; in ten years thereafter the stock of the Comstock lode shrank from $3,000,000 to $2,000,000.
In the 1785 paper he proved the correctness of this supposition by showing that when electric sparks are passed through common air there is a shrinkage of volume owing to the nitrogen uniting with the oxygen to form nitric acid.
Low prices afterwards caused a large shrinkage in the output, but she is still classed among the principal producers.
The walls thus supported no load but their own weight, and were tied to the inner cage formed by the wall columns, interior columns, girders, and floors by anchors arranged to provide for the shrinkage of masonry in drying out which always occurs to a greater or less extent.
This small surplus was obtained notwithstanding a further shrinkage in revenue.
Lamarck's penetrating genius is chiefly responsible for the shrinkage of the word Insecta, since it was he who, forty years after Linnaeus's death, set up and named the two great classes Crustacea and Arachnida (included by Linnaeus under Insecta as the order " Aptera "), assigning to them equal rank with the remaining Insecta of Linnaeus, for which he proposed the very appropriate class-name " Hexapoda."
The following table shows the growth of pasturage and the shrinkage of the crop areas since 1860.
In this decade 35 counties out of 90 in the state showed a decrease: the shrinkage was mainly in the first half of the decade, and was due to the cumulative effects of national hard times, a reaction from an extraordinarily inflated land " boom " of the late 'eighties, and a remarkable succession of drought years, and consequent crop failure in the West.
Shrinkage caused the pelagic limestone bottom to be upheaved in two ridges, between which occurred a long fracture, which can now be traced from Coelesyria down the Wadi Araba to the Gulf of Akaba.
In any case the number of distinct sea-beaches seems to imply a succession of convulsive changes, more recent than the great Miocene upheaval, which are responsible for the shrinkage of the water into the three isolated pans now found.
The growth of an organic being is simply a process of enlargement, as a particle of dry gelatine may be swelled up by the intussusception of water; its death is a shrinkage, such as the swelled jelly might undergo on desiccation.
The general experience of the decade of the 'eighties was that of disappointing summers, harsh winters, falling prices, declining rents and the shrinkage of land values.
A large number of agricultural labourers were thus only in partial employment, and their withdrawal from the land was of minor importance as compared with the shrinkage in the number of those permanently employed.
As he foresaw, the shrinkage of the great empire into the realm of old France caused infinite disgust, a feeling fed every day by stories of the tactless way in which the Bourbon princes treated veterans of the Grand Army.
The career of Napoleon, which had lured France far away from the principles of 1789, now brought her back to that starting-point; just as, in the physical sphere, his campaigns from1796-1814had at first enormously swollen her bulk and then subjected her to a shrinkage still more portentous.
Such a rock is typically exemplified by a coarse-grained sandstone or conglomerate, while a limestone may be naturally porous, or, like the Trenton limestone of Ohio and Indiana, rendered so by its conversion into dolomite and the consequent production of cavities due to shrinkage - a change occurring only in the purer limestones.
A diminution of X thus leads to a simple proportional shrinkage of the diffraction pattern, attended by an augmentation of brilliancy in proportion to A-2.
From these causes a certain shrinkage is liable to occur, more evident in some parts of the body than in others.
The removal of the block led to the shrinkage of the lake and the formation of the Semliki, which found its way to the more northern lake - Albert Nyanza.
On the other hand, the shrinkage of the lake level caused the appearance in 1885 of an island where in 1879 there had been an expanse of shallow water.
The shrinkage of the rock-filling and the settlement of the workings /, Yan be greatly lessened by the use of hard rock with a minimum of fine stuff; but even so the advantage lies with the American system of timbering.
the change in volume of the experimental globe due to shrinkage under diminished pressure; this may be experimentally determined and amounts to between o 04 and o 16% of the volume of the globe.
The shrinkage of cereal crops has been mainly responsible for the idea that Massachusetts is agriculturally decadent.
Parallel to this shrinkage was the decrease in ranging sheep (82.0% from 1850-1900; 34.2% from 1890-1900), and cattle, once numerous in the hill counties of the west, and in the Connecticut Valley; Boston, then ranking after London as the second wool market of the world, and being at one time the chief packing centre of the country.
Owing to the shrinkage of the soil in reclaimed lands, however, that is, lands which have been drained after fen or other reclamation, the sides of the polder are often higher than the middle, and it is necessary by means of small dams or sluices to make separate water-tight compartments (afpolderingen), each having its own unit of measurement.
A similar shrinkage has been displayed in the case of the protesting Alsace-Lorrainers, who re~,rrned only two deputies in.
The peace of Bromsebro was the first of the long series of treaties, extending down to our own days, which mark the progressive shrinkage of Danish territory into an irreducible minimum.
The function of the sand is simply that of a diluent to prevent undue shrinkage and cracking in drying.
These cracks are probably due to shrinkage while setting, aggravated by changes in temperature.
capsular shrinkage has been under study for both the knee and the shoulder joints.
When applied over clay undercoat or one-coat plaster, the previous layers should be fully dry and shrinkage complete before applying finish coats.
When applied over clay undercoat plaster, the previous layers should be fully dry and shrinkage complete before applying finish coats.
The lower the drying shrinkage, the less prone a concrete block is to crack.
The filler was used to reduce the shrinkage that is a property of this type of material.
To prevent shrinkage pierce the bottom pastry with the prongs of a fork.
In clay soils this can cause shrinkage or swelling of the ground.
Many patients ' tumors show shrinkage well within the 12-week period others may take many months to respond.
Fine cracks can be caused by shrinkage, or be evidence of live plaster.
This differential shrinkage can lead to a shearing action building up between the two materials, resulting in failure.
The outcome, he said, would be a significant shrinkage of the quango map of Wales.
The exact mix ratio was found to be of vital importance when balancing good conductivity against low shrinkage.
Washing Note: This hemp product has been professionally washed and dried once, and further shrinkage may occur.
shrinkage rate of 1.77% in 2002 versus 1.76% in 2001.
shrinkage problems associated with solid timber joists.
The reports back from these patients are encouraging with a number reporting tumor shrinkage.
This allows doctors to assess how well patients are responding to therapy by measuring tumor shrinkage.
Axial internal stresses due to thermal expansion mismatch and cure shrinkage were taken into account, but radial stresses were ignored.
Among those tested, brain shrinkage was found to be more pronounced in people who had taken part in higher education.
This is followed by cell shrinkage and loss of cell - cell contacts.
shrinkage of the diffractive peak therefore corresponds to a relative reduction of the diffractive cross section with increasing energy.
Throughout the brown colored varnish is wrinkled, probably due to wood shrinkage.
Among the fancy cloths made in cotton may be mentioned: matting, which includes various kinds with some similarity in appearance to a matting texture; matelasse, which is in some degree an imitation of French dress goods of that name; pique, also of French origin, woven in stripes in relief, which cross the width of the piece, and usually finished stiff; Bedford cord, a cheaper variety of pique in which the stripes run the length of the piece; oatmeal cloth, which has an irregular surface suggesting the grain of oatmeal, commonly dyed cream colour; crimp cloth, in which a puckered effect is obtained by uneven shrinkage; grenadine, said to be derived from Granada, a light dress material originally made of silk or silk and wool; brilliant, a dress material, usually with a small raised pattern; leno, possibly a corrupt form of the French linon or lawn, a kind of fancy gauze used for veils, curtains, &c.; lappet, a light material with a figure or pattern as lawn, batiste, serge, huckaback, galloon, and a large number of names are of obvious derivation and use, such as umbrella cloth, apron cloth, sail cloth, book-binding cloth, shroud cloth, 1 Including Federated Malay States.
If we are dealing with comparatively recent periods there is no evidence of progressive change, but if we go to remote epochs and suppose the sun to have once been diffused in a nebulous state, it is clear that its shrinkage, in spite of radiation, has left it hotter, so that the shrinkage has outrun what would suffice to maintain its radiation.
Shrinkage and cracking in concrete and screed flooring is a common problem facing the builder.
The solicitor did n't have the heart to call him back at the end of six months to fill in the shrinkage cracks.
The barometer reveals the UK had an annual shrinkage rate of 1.77% in 2002 versus 1.76% in 2001.
The system solves all the inherent shrinkage problems associated with solid timber joists.
Can be washed upto 90 degrees - but expect 3% shrinkage if you do.
The observed shrinkage of the diffractive peak therefore corresponds to a relative reduction of the diffractive cross section with increasing energy.
You can, of course, also buy cotton/polyester blend sheets, particularly if you are concerned about shrinkage or wrinkling.
Because of this time and shrinkage, dry-aged beef is more expensive.
Evaluate the shrinkage and stiffness factor.
Many of these towels are 100% cotton and have been preshrunk to assure there will be no shrinkage after the wash.
Most items are made from 100 percent cotton, so to prevent shrinkage after washing do not dry them in a hot dryer.
For socks with a high wool content, consider hand washing and air drying to avoid shrinkage.
Use a humidifier during the winter to avoid wood shrinkage and movement.
It is easy to work with, and less likely to split or check when compared to other woods, and it also has a low density and is less prone to shrinkage.
Shrinkage is minimal, but sizes of the Danskin now line have been reported to run a bit small in the first place, so allow ample room.
A tumble in a hot or moderate dryer is likely to cause shrinkage.
Remember to allow room for shrinkage if the robe is cotton.
If the procedure is repeated, structural changes in the eardrum can occur, such as loss of tone (flaccidity), shrinkage or retraction, or hardening of a spot on the eardrum (tympanosclerosis).
Shrinkage of the brain cells results in confusion, coma, paralysis of the lung muscles, and death.
This lack of use can result in decreased muscle tone and shrinkage of the muscle (atrophy).
It results in chronic inflammation and shrinkage of the lining of the small intestine.
Contrary to popular myth, masturbation does not make the palms hairy or cause blindness or genital shrinkage.
The patient may take an iodine capsule daily for several weeks, resulting in the eventual shrinkage of the thyroid, reduced hormone production, and a return to normal blood levels.
Sclerotherapy: Injection of a special solution causes blood clotting and shrinkage with little scarring.
After each stage, a decrease in hormone stimulation will result in failed function and perhaps some shrinkage.
Allow room for growth spurts and clothing shrinkage.
This eliminates the problem of shrinkage in the wash or needing new clothes after an unexpected growth spurt.
Wash all the fabric together to make sure the colors don't run and that they shrink evenly, if any shrinkage occurs.
Make sure you select fabrics of the same type for your rug so that the weight and potential shrinkage are similar.
They do note that there will be some shrinkage after a first wash.
You may dry it in a dryer but don't over-dry it and do expect some shrinkage.
Expect three to four inches of shrinkage when the nightshirt is washed.
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