Use tongs to remove the can from the fire.
Held between the thumb and fingers of the right hand, they are used as tongs to take up portions of the food, which is brought to table cut up into small and convenient pieces, or as means for sweeping the rice and small particles of food into the mouth from the bowl.
The crucible is then lifted out by circular tongs suspended in such a way that two men can take part in the; operation.
The advantage of the " reversing " system is that it avoids lifting the piece from below to above the middle roll, and again lowering it, which is rather difficult because the white-hot piece cannot be guided directly by hand, but must be moved by means of hooks, tongs, or even complex mechanism.
in diameter and lifted out with circular tongs suspended from a travelling crane which is worked by electricity.
The scorifier is taken from the muffle in a pair of tongs and the contents poured into a mould, the lead forming a button in the bottom while the slag floats on top. When cold, the contents of the mould are taken out and the lead button hammered into the form of a cube, the slag, which is glassy and brittle, separating readily from the metal, which is then ready for cupellation.
My furniture, part of which I made myself--and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account--consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
The whole pot, with its contents of viscous glass, is then removed bodily from the furnace by means of huge tongs and is transported to a crane, which grips the pot, raises it, and ultimately tips it over so as to pour the glass upon the slab of the rolling-table.
An early improvement was the introduction of a tool resembling a pair of tongs, the two dies being placed one at the extremity of each leg.
The empty crucible, having first been gradually dried and heated to a bright red heat in a subsidiary furnace, is taken up by means of massive iron tongs and introduced into the previously heated furnace, the temperature of which is then gradually raised.
But even that's not a problem, because Joanna can't live without her curling tongs and hair stuff.
Hold the mouse by the tail with a pair of long-handled tongs.
The oyster fisheries give employment to over 56,000 fishermen, who man 4000 vessels, valued at $4,000,000, and 23,000 boats, valued at $1,470,000; the value of the 1 i,000 dredges and 37,000 tongs, rakes and other appliances used is $365,000.
The pretty elaborate appliances, tongs or their equivalent, which would be needed to enable him to hold it conveniently while hot, could hardly have been devised till a very much later period; but then he may have been content to forge it inconveniently, because the great ease with which it mashes out when hot, perhaps pushed with a stout stick from the fire to a neighbouring flat stone, would compensate for much inconvenience.
Scribonius Libo, representing the puteal of Libo, which rather resembles a cippus (sepulchral monument) or an altar, with laurel wreaths, two lyres and a pair of pincers or tongs below the wreaths (perhaps symbolical of Vulcanus as forger of lightning), see C. Hiilsen, The Roman Forum (Eng.
badger tongs, or delving rods for tracing tunnels.
curling tongs and hair stuff.
Hair straightners, hair dryers, curling tongs, shaver, toothbrush charger etc. An extra set of clothes.
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tongs in the correct position.
They were being stunned with electric tongs which had spikes in them.
Don't forget the extras, such as sugar tongs and stirring sticks.
In the Ecaudata the ilium is greatly elongated and the pubis and ischium are flattened, discoidal, and closely applied to their fellows by their inner surfaces; the pelvic girdle looks like a pair of tongs.
Always wear latex gloves when working with ammonia and use plastic or wooden tongs to hold items when possible.
After fusing a panful of colored glass, it was sampled by taking pinches out with tongs; when perfectly combined it was left to cool in the pan, as with modern optical glass.
The left-hand compartment of the front of the casket shows VOlundr holding with a pair of tongs the skull of one of NiPo],r's children, which he is fashioning into a goblet.
In a busy, crowded slaughterhouse environment where staff are untrained, sheep routinely escape the grasp of the stunning tongs.
It is also used in gas lighters, cordless curling tongs, gas lights and other portable appliances.
The absence of specialized equipment, such as badger tongs, or delving rods for tracing tunnels.
A man in Taormina, Italy was hospitalized after swallowing 46 teaspoons, 2 cigarette lighters, and a pair of salad tongs.
Pass 18 Unidentified iron tongs found buried in Clewer Churchyard.
When the jar is charged, it is usually] discharged through a metallic arc called the discharging tongs, and this discharge is in the form of an oscillatory current (see Electrokinetics).
Food animals should be offered using long tongs or forceps to allow the keeper to stay out of the snake 's striking range.
The boy who was stunning them only looked about 19 and he could n't even put the tongs in the right place.
Check out Yes and I'll get the tongs if you do n't believe me.
The slaughtermen are in such a hurry that they often do n't put the electric tongs in the correct position.
It's best to gently place each piece into the wok individually using a pair of tongs so they don't stick together and to avoid splashing the oil.
When the first side looks done, flip it over using tongs.
Using an aluminum can, water, a hot plate, tongs and cold water, students can experiment with condensation and steam.
When it's time to rotate the vegetable kabobs, just grasp the skewer with tongs and turn it.
Brush the vegetables with a generous coating of olive oil, and use tongs to place them directly on the grill grid.
Be sure each type of candy has the appropriate scoop or tongs that will fit into the bowl, jar, or other container.
Using canning tongs, place the jars into the rack and lower into boiling water.
Skewers, also known as camping forks, to cook hot dogs and marshmallows takes up a lot less space than a grill, skillet, tongs, and metal spatula.
You will need a long handled spatula or pair of tongs to flip the food while it is cooking and to serve it when it is ready to eat.
Tongs should be used to move brush, lumber, and firewood, to avoid exposing one's hands to snakes that might be lying underneath.
For very severe neck injuries that require maximum traction, tongs that resemble ice tongs are inserted into small holes drilled in the outer skull.
Using tongs or a pot holder, remove the can of hot wax from the double boiler.
Use a pair of tongs and grip a piece of paper towel then wipe the bottom and sides of the pan with it.
This is the most crucial step of searing your steak properly: Using tongs (instead of a fork--you don't want to puncture the steak or it will lose all of its juice) place your steak on the grill and let it sit for 5 minutes.
Dip a paper towel in some oil and, using a pair of tongs, lightly rub oil onto the grill.
The " blank " or unmarked piece of metal was placed on a small anvil (ambos), and the die was held in position with tongs.
Food animals should be offered using long tongs or forceps to allow the keeper to stay out of the snake's striking range.
The boy who was stunning them only looked about 19 and he couldn't even put the tongs in the right place.
This double walled ice bucket keeps ice cooler for longer, light sensor activated, includes ice tongs, plays 3 Homer popular phrases.
Use tongs or sticks to put the orange cup into the fire near the edge.
Once the pots are glowing hot, they are removed from the kiln using long tongs and placed into bins containing sawdust.
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