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wax Sentence Examples

  • A wax candle stood at each side of the minister's bent bald head with its gray temples.

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  • If it fails to form a hard cake on cooling, a known weight of wax may be added and the product re-heated.

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  • Industry consists chiefly in corn-milling and the preparation of wax and honey.

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  • Miracles occur at their shrines, and the surviving relatives who guard them wax rich off the offerings brought.

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  • The principal products are rice, oil-seeds, lac, tussur silk, horns, hides, wax and a little iron.

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  • A copper plate having been coated with wax, outline and ornament are cut into the wax, the lettering is impressed with type, and the intaglio thus produced is electrotyped.

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  • A considerable trade is carried on in the export of horses, buffaloes, goats, dinding (dried flesh), skins, birds' nests, wax, rice, katyang, sappanwood, &c. Sumbawa entered into treaty relations with the Dutch East India Company in 1674.

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  • Industries include the manufacture of cotton fabric, flour and wax candles.

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  • Many scale-insects are among the most serious of pests, but various species have been utilized by man for the production of wax (lac) and red dye (cochineal).

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  • Varnish, sealing wax, as in Michael Ivanovich's list.

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  • In boiling liquids its formation may be prevented by adding paraffin wax; the wax melts and forms a ring on the surface of the liquid, which boils tranquilly in the centre.

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  • Cabinet woods, fruit, tobacco, sugar, wax, honey and cattle products are the leading exports.

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  • Cabinet woods, fruit, tobacco, sugar, wax, honey and cattle products are the leading exports.

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  • They were quietly dropping melted wax into snow and looking at the shadows the wax figures would throw on the wall, when they heard the steps and voices of new arrivals in the vestibule.

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  • The wood appeared to be cherry, and although it could use a coat of wax, it still had a deep luster.

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  • Pfyffer in wax, now in Lucerne, the other by J.

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  • The varied manufactures of the town comprise cloth, linen, wax candles, starch, glass and porcelain.

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  • Another highly useful palm is the carnauba or carnahuba (Copernicia cerifera) which supplies fruit, medullary meal, food for cattle, boards and timber, fibre, wax and medicine.

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  • In the Danubian campaign of 1809 he succeeded; but the stubborn defence of Austria, the heroic efforts of the Tirolese and the spasmodic efforts which foreboded a national rising in Germany, showed that the whole aspect of affairs was changing, even in central Europe, where rulers and peoples had hitherto been as wax under the impress of his will.

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  • In the Danubian campaign of 1809 he succeeded; but the stubborn defence of Austria, the heroic efforts of the Tirolese and the spasmodic efforts which foreboded a national rising in Germany, showed that the whole aspect of affairs was changing, even in central Europe, where rulers and peoples had hitherto been as wax under the impress of his will.

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  • Its principal imports are coffee (of which it is the greatest continental market), tea, sugar, spices, rice, wine (especially from Bordeaux), lard (from Chicago), cereals, sago, dried fruits, herrings, wax (from Morocco and Mozambique), tobacco, hemp, cotton (which of late years shows a large increase), wool, skins, leather, oils, dyewoods, indigo, nitrates, phosphates and coal.

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  • Vegetable wax, which is an excellent substitute for beeswax, is a product of the carnahuha palm (Copernicia cerifera), and is an important export from Ceara.

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  • According to Stolba, beautiful crystals of pure tin can be obtained as follows: A platinum basin, coated over with wax or paraffin outside, except a small circle at the very lowest point, is placed on a plate of amalgamated zinc, lying on the bottom of a beaker, and is filled with a solution of pure stannous chloride.

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  • The Germans recognized the staple rights of Bruges for a number of commodities, such as wool, wax, furs, copper and grain, and in return for this material contribution to the growing commercial importance of the town, they received in 1309 freedom from the compulsory brokerage which Bruges imposed on foreign merchants.

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  • From the time when they began to cast bronze statues, Japanese experts understood how to employ a hollow, removable core round which the metal was run in a skin just thick enough for strength without waste of material; and they also understood the use of wax for modelling purposes.

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  • The best results, however, are obtained by taking a wax cast from the elastic mould, and then from this a plaster mould, which may be waterproofed with wax, black-leaded, and used as cathode.

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  • Others still in existence are made of earthenware, but it seems probable that wax and wood were the ordinary materials.

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  • At ordinary temperatures the metal has the consistency of wax and can be readily cut; on cooling it hardens.

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  • Besides fruits and agricultural produce, its exports include raw silk, [[Cotton (disambiguation)|cotton, opium, ]]-water, attar of roses, wax and the dye known as Turkey red.

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  • In ancient Rome painted wax images of ancestors who had Prof. J.

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  • According to Stolba, beautiful crystals of pure tin can be obtained as follows: A platinum basin, coated over with wax or paraffin outside, except a small circle at the very lowest point, is placed on a plate of amalgamated zinc, lying on the bottom of a beaker, and is filled with a solution of pure stannous chloride.

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  • At ordinary temperatures the metal has the consistency of wax and can be readily cut; on cooling it hardens.

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  • Besides fruits and agricultural produce, its exports include raw silk, [[Cotton (disambiguation)|cotton, opium, ]]-water, attar of roses, wax and the dye known as Turkey red.

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  • He looked up joyfully at the baby when the nurse brought it to him and nodded approval when she told him that the wax with the baby's hair had not sunk in the font but had floated.

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  • He had the letter taken from his pocket and the table--on which stood a glass of lemonade and a spiral wax candle--moved close to the bed, and putting on his spectacles he began reading.

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  • Every word of Pierre's burned into his heart, and with a nervous movement of his fingers he unconsciously broke the sealing wax and quill pens his hands came upon on his uncle's table.

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  • "Uncle, forgive me, I did that... unintentionally," he said, pointing to the broken sealing wax and pens.

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  • "Have you done this?" he said, pointing to some broken sealing wax and pens.

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  • It's just the primary but that's the whole ball of wax 'cause this is pretty much a one party county.

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  • She used wax to bind the partially severed ends together, just enough that a cursory glance wouldn't disclose what she'd done.

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  • A large variety of materials have been used in their manufacture by different peoples at different times - painted linen and shavings of stained horn by the Egyptians, gold and silver by the Romans, rice-paper by the Chinese, silkworm cocoons in Italy, the plumage of highly coloured birds in South America, wax, small tinted shells, &c. At the beginning of the 8th century the French, who originally learnt the art from the Italians, made great advances in the accuracy of their reproductions, and towards the end of that century the Paris manufacturers enjoyed a world-wide reputation.

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  • The exports include hides, skins, rubber, wax, tobacco and cotton.

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  • The chief productions are wheat, wine, oil, mastic, figs, raisins, honey, wax, cotton and silk.

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  • Paraffin wax is tested for melting-point (or setting-point), and the semi-refined product is further examined to ascertain the percentage of oil, water and dirt present.

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  • He held that the people, as distinguished from the nobles and the clergy, were the pith and fibre of nations; yet this same people had to become wax in the hands of the politician - their commerce and their comforts, the arts which give a dignity to life and the pleasures which make life liveable, neglected - their very liberty subordinated to the one tyrannical conception.

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  • In copying engraved plates for printing purposes, copper may be deposited upon the original plate, the surface of which is first rendered slightly dirty, by means of a weak solution of wax in turpentine or otherwise, to prevent adhesion.

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  • The chief exports are sisal fibre, rubber, hides and skins, wax, ivory, copra, coffee, ground-nuts and cotton.

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  • The highest members of the series as yet known are cerotene, C26H527 which is obtained by the distillation of Chinese wax and is a paraffinlike solid which melts at 57° C., and melene, CsoH60(?), which is obtained by the distillation of bees'-wax.

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  • Among his antiquarian works are Recueil d'antiquites egyptiennes, etrusques, grecques, romaines, et gauloises (6 vols., Paris, 1752-1755), Numismata Aurea Imperatorum Romanorum, and a Memoire (1755) on the method of encaustic painting with wax mentioned by Pliny, which he claimed to have rediscovered.

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  • Local products, including kat, firewood, live animals, ghi, dates, honey, wax, gums and sesame oil, to the value of about £125,000, were exported in 1919-20.1,065 steam vessels of aggregate tonnage 2,736,391 and sailing craft of tonnage 365,569 cleared in the year ending March 1919.

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  • It's just the primary but that's the whole ball of wax 'cause this is pretty much a one party county.

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  • In copying engraved plates for printing purposes, copper may be deposited upon the original plate, the surface of which is first rendered slightly dirty, by means of a weak solution of wax in turpentine or otherwise, to prevent adhesion.

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  • The old man continued to fold and seal his letter, snatching up and throwing down the wax, the seal, and the paper, with his accustomed rapidity.

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  • The wax candles burned brightly, the silver and crystal gleamed, so did the ladies' toilets and the gold and silver of the men's epaulets; servants in scarlet liveries moved round the table, the clatter of plates, knives, and glasses mingled with the animated hum of several conversations.

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  • Many xerophytes are hairy or have sunken stomata which may be further protected by partial plugs of wax:

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  • of wax.

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  • A simple plan is as follows - draw an outline of the country of which a map is to be produced upon a board; mark all points the altitude of which is known or can be estimated by pins or wires clipped off so as to denote the heights; mark river-courses and suitable profiles by strips of vellum and finally finish your model with the aid of a good map, in clay or wax.

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  • Another process of producing such blocks is known as cerography (Gr. !crtpbs), wax.

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  • Of the better known metals potassium and sodium are the softest; they can be kneaded between the fingers like wax.

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  • The merchants of Byzantium, Armenia and Bagdad met in the markets of Itil (whither since the raids of the Mahommedans the capital had been transferred from Semender), and traded for the wax, furs, leather and honey that came down the Volga.

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  • The neck of the retort, or side tube of the flask, is connected to the condenser c by an ordinary or rubber cork, according to the nature of the substance distilled; ordinary corks soaked in paraffin wax are very effective when ordinary or rubber corks cannot be used.

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  • The latter sometimes made his own models in wax, carving In sometimes chiselled them in wood, and sometimes had Wood and recourse to a specialist in wood-carving.

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  • It was also his habit to make sketch models in wax for the figures in his pictures, many of which are in the possession of the Royal Academy.

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  • Is it like wax?

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  • The exports are chiefly phosphates and other minerals, cereals, olive oil, cattle, hides, sponges and wax.

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  • The mines and marble quarries are no longer worked; and the chief exports are now fir timber for shipbuilding, olive oil, honey and wax.

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  • Wax is bleached to a considerable extent, and there are numerous tobacco factories, tanneries, breweries, vinegar works and brandy distilleries.

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  • Honey is a crop of some importance; in 1908 the yield was about 950 tons of honey and 15 tons of wax.

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  • The castor-oil plant is common, and the wax tree grows plentifully in the neighbourhood of Lai-yang in the east, giving rise to a considerable trade in the wax produced by the wax insects.

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  • Unlike those of their kind in Sze Ch`uen, the wax insects of Shan-tung breed and become productive in the same districts.

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  • They are placed upon the trees in the spring, and at the close of the summer they void a peculiar substance which when melted forms wax.

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  • wax may or may not be melted, the determination between them is not always a decision of will, but in physical causation depends on the efficient cause, e.g.

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  • Henry Cavendish had before 1773 discovered that glass, wax, rosin and shellac have higher specific inductive capacities than air, and had actually determined the numerical ratios of these capacities, but this was unknown both to Faraday and to all other electricians of his time, since Cavendish's Electrical Researches remained unpublished till 1879.

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  • Matthew Paris said that he had a heart of wax; Dante relegated him to the limbo of ineffectual souls; and later generations have endorsed these scathing judgments.

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  • The exports, which include beans, almonds, maize, chick-peas, wool, hides, wax, eggs, &c., were valued at 360,000 in 1900, £364,000 in 1904, and £248,000 in 1906.

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  • Exports (principally coffee and wax) are valued at about £55,000 annually, and imports at about the same amount.

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  • A dangerous bar at the mouth of the river permits the entrance only of the smaller coasting steamers, but the port is an important commercial centre, and exports considerable quantities of cotton, hides, manicoba, rubber, fruit, and palm wax.

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  • Various kinds of grafting wax are now obtainable, and are a great improvement upon the clay process.

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  • Raffia - which has taken the place of bast - is generally used for tying, and grafting wax is only used occasionally with such plants under glass.

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  • That such enzymes are formed in the protoplasm is evident from the behaviour of hyphae, which have been observed to pierce cell-membranes, the chitinous coats of insects, artificial collodion films and layers of wax, &c. That a fungus can secrete more than one enzyme, according to the materials its hyphae have to attack, has been shown by the extraction of diastase, inulase, trehalase, invertase, maltase, raffinase, malizitase, emulsin, trypsin and lipase from Aspergillus by Bourquelot, and similar events occur in other fungi.

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  • Cellulose Chlorophyll and wax Caffeine .

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  • C. t has for its subject pavements and roads, their construction, mosaic floors; c. 2 is on white stucco for walls (opus albarium); c. 3 on concrete vaults, gypsum mouldings, stucco prepared for painting; c. 4 on building of hollow walls to keep out the damp, wall decoration by various processes; c. 5 on methods and styles of wall painting, the debased taste of his time; c. 6 on fine stucco made of pounded marble - three coats to receive wall paintings; c. 7 on colours used for mural decoration; c. 8 on red lead (minium) and mercury, and how to use the latter to extract the gold from wornout pieces of stuff or embroidery; c. 9 on the preparation of red lead and the method of encaustic painting with hot wax, finished by friction; cc. to-14 on artificial colours - black, blue, purple;, c. to white lead and ostrum, i.e.

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  • When magicians made figures of wax representing men whom they desired to injure, this was of course an illegal act like any Dther, and the law stepped in to prevent it: one papyrus that has been preserved records the judicial proceedings taken in 1uch a case in connection with the harem conspiracy against Rameses III.

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  • Silkworms are bred, and some silk is spun; and the export of honey and wax is not inconsiderable.

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  • A cement for Derbyshire spar and china, &c., is composed of 7 parts of rosin and i of wax, with a little plaster of Paris; a small quantity only should be applied to the surfaces to be united, for, as a general rule, the thinner the stratum of a cement, the more powerful its action.

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  • Temporary cement for lathe-work, such as the polishing and grinding of jewelry and optical glasses, is compounded thus: - rosin, 4 oz.; whitening previously made redhot, 4 oz.; wax, 4 oz.

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  • She had once hurt her mother's feelings by refusing to use some wax candles.

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  • He denied - he never ceased to deny - his share in the guilt, and Mary worked on his vanity and his fears, and moulded his " heart of wax " to her will.

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  • The exports include sugar, rum, cotton, hides, skins, rubber, wax, fibres, dyewoods, cacau, mandioca flour, pineapples and other fruits.

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  • Knowing that the water produced by the combustion of alcohol was not pre-existent in that substance but was formed by the combination of its hydrogen with the oxygen of the air, he burnt alcohol and other combustible organic substances, such as wax and oil, in a known volume of oxygen, and, from the weight of the water and carbon dioxide produced and his knowledge of their composition, was able to calculate the amounts of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen present in the substance.

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  • The principal exports are cattle, horses, cheese, butter, honey, wax, flour, paper, hardware and Westphalian coal.

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  • If a statue was to be cast, the figure was first roughly modelled in clay - only rather smaller in all its dimensions than the future bronze; all over this a skin of wax was laid, and worked by the sculptor with modelling tools to the required form and finish.

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  • A mixture of pounded brick, clay and ashes was then ground finely in water to the consistence of cream, and successive coats of this mixture were then applied with a brush, till a second skin was formed all over the wax, fitting closely into every line and depression of the modelling.

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  • The whole was then thoroughly dried, and placed in a hot oven, which baked the clay, both of the core and the outside mould, and melted the wax, which was allowed to run out from small holes made for the purpose.

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  • Thus a hollow was left, corresponding to the skin of wax between the core and the mould, the relative positions of which were preserved by various small rods of bronze, which had previously been driven through from the outer mould to the rough core.

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  • The most skilful sculptors, however, had but little of this after-touching to do, the final modelling and even polish which they had put upon the wax being faithfully reproduced in the bronze casting.

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  • In our well-known hive-bee (Apis) and humble-bees (Bombus) the wax glands are ventral FIG.

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  • von Jhering, who points out that their wax glands are dorsal in position, not ventral as in Bombus and Apis.

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  • - Under Side of Worker, carrying Wax Scales (magnified three times).

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  • Other exports of importance are rum, wax and honey; and of less primary importance, fruits, fine cabinet woods, oils and starch.

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  • The Beni-Abbas tribe in the Algerian Atlas is famed for its walnuts, and many tribes keep bees, chiefly for the commercial value of the wax.

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  • The chief exports are coffee, rubber, wax, palm kernels and palm-oil, cattle and hides and dried or salt fish.

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  • Wax, gum, coffee and ivory are also exported.

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  • Bees are abundant, and wild honey and wax are gathered in considerable quantities.

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  • The women, who do all the work, `collect wax and honey, which are their principal staples in trade.

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  • The so-called Ailanthus silk produced by Saturnia cynthia is woven at Lai-yang into a strong fabric; and the manufacture of the peculiar kind of wax obtained from the la-shu or wax-tree insect is largely carried on in the vicinity.

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  • Among minor products are coffee, wax and ivory.

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  • The former oil is almost invariably of an asphalte basis, whereas the latter sometimes is found to contain a considerable percentage of paraffin wax.

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  • The honey and the wax of the wild bee are collected by the natives.

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  • The exports are: - Cereals, cotton, cotton seed, dried fruits, drugs, fruit, gall nuts, gum tragacanth, liquorice root, maize, nuts, olive oil, opium, rice, sesame, sponges, storax, timber, tobacco, valonia, walnut wood, wine, yellow berries, carpets, cotton yarn, cocoons, hides, leather, mohair, silk, silk stuffs, rugs, wax, wool, leeches, live stock, minerals, &c. The imports are: - Coffee, cotton cloths, cotton goods, crockery, drysalteries, fezzes, glass-ware, haberdashery, hardware, henna, ironware, jute, linen goods, manufactured goods, matches, petroleum, salt, sugar, woollen goods, yarns, &c.

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  • Odysseus, warned by Circe, escaped the danger by stopping the ears of his crew with wax and binding himself to the mast until he was out of hearing (Odyssey xii.).

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  • Other characteristic plants of the Coastal Plain are the cranberry, wild rice, wild yam, wax myrtle, wistaria, trumpet flower, passion flower, holly and white alder.

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  • This was soon put into operation in Scotland, first with the Boghead coal or Torbanehill mineral, and later with bituminous shales, and though he had to face much litigation Young successfully employed it in the manufacture of naphtha and lubricating oils, and subsequently of illuminating oils and paraffin wax, until in 1866, after the patent had expired, he transferred his works to a limited company.

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  • Maxwell made a comparison between the optical refractive index and the dielectric constant of paraffin wax, and the approximation between the numerical values of the square of the first and that of the last was sufficient to show that there was a basis for further work.

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  • He was accused 2 " I wax now somewhat ancient; one-and-thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass....I ever bare a mind (in some middle place that I could discharge) to serve her majesty; not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honour; nor under Jupiter, that loveth business (for the contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly); but as a man born under an excellent sovereign, that deserveth the dedication of all men's abilities.

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  • Traquair in 1890, in allusion to its well-developed vertebral rings; and its structure was studied in detail in 1903 by Professor and Miss Sollas, who succeeded in making enlarged models of the fossil in wax.

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  • It is fertile, and produces wax and honey, and coal has been found.

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  • As large vessels can sail up to the town, it is a trade centre for the products of the districts along the banks of the Barito and Martapura, such as benzoin, rattans, wax, gold, diamonds, iron and weapons.

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  • The natural vegetable productions are important, and include manigoba or Ceara rubber, carnahuba wax and fibre, caju wine and ipecacuanha.

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  • 9), in ancient Rome, a propitiatory ceremony, consisting of a meal offered to gods and goddesses, represented by their busts or statues, or by portable figures of wood, with heads of bronze, wax or marble, and covered with drapery.

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  • " We see," he wrote, " a rite peculiar to the pagans introduced into the churches on pretext of religion, and, while the sun is still shining, a mass of wax tapers lighted..

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  • and x.), each of which would make it an offering acceptable to God; the rush-wick is the product of pure water, the wax is the offspring of virgin bees," the flame is sent from heaven.

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  • 12 Clearly, wax was a symbol of the Blessed Virgin and the holy humanity of Christ.

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  • Durandus, in his Rationale, interprets the wax as the body of Christ, the wick as his soul, the flame as his divine nature; and the consuming candle as symbolizing his passion and death.

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  • by the command didst cause this liquid to come by the labour of bees to the perfection of wax,.

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  • " Cierge ") the Paschal Candle was not originally a candle at all, but a wax column on which the dates of the movable feasts were inscribed.

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  • The use of " wax lights and tapers " formed one of the indictments brought by P. Smart, a Puritan prebendary of Durham, against Dr Burgoyne, Cosin and others for setting up " superstitious ceremonies " in the cathedral " contrary to the Act of Uniformity."

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  • Wax chandlers.

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  • Cochineal also contains a fat and wax; cochineal wax or coccerin, C30H60(C31H6103)2, may be extracted by benzene, the fat is a glyceryl myristate C3H5(C14Hz702)3.

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  • There is little vegetation save stunted shrubs, such as the mimosa (which generally marks the river beds), wild pomegranate, and wax heaths, known collectively as Karroo bush.

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  • That Zeno and Cleanthes crudely compared this presentation to the impression which a seal bears upon wax, with protuberances and indentations, while Chrysippus more prudently determined it vaguely as an occult modification or " mode " of mind, is an interesting but not intrinsically important detail But the mind is no mere passive recipient of impressions from without, in the view of the Stoics.

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  • There are manufactures of woollen yarn, tobacco, biscuits, umbrellas and printers' ink, and a lively trade is carried on in wax, honey, wool and timber.

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  • Pictet, Vegetable Opium also contains a gum, pectin, a wax, sugar and similar substances, in addition to meconic and lactic acids.

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  • With us, the notion of a seal is an impression in relief, obtained from an incised design, either on a soft material such as wax or clay,, or on a harder material such as lead, gold or silver.

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  • Also from ancient times Naturally, the introduction of the pendant seal invited an impression on the back as well as on the face of the disk of wax or other material employed.

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  • But there are examples of elaborate matrices composed of several pieces, from the impressions of which the seal was built up in an ingenious fashion, both obverse and reverse being carved in hollow work, through which figures and subjects impressed on an inner layer of wax are to be seen.

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  • Besides the transparent yellowishbrown of the wax when used in its natural state, as it very frequently was used in the earlier middle ages, many other colours, FIG.

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  • For the protection of the impression, in the 12th and 13th centuries, when it was an ordinary custom to impress the seals on thick cakes of wax, the surrounding margin rising well above the field usually formed a suitable fender; at other times, as in the 14th and 15th centuries, a so-called wreath,1 or twisted shred of parchment, or plaited grass or reed, was imbedded in the wax round the impression.

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  • In the southern countries of Europe, where wax would be affected by the warmth of the climate, it was natural that a harder material should also be used.

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  • Such specimens as have descended to us show that the golden bulla of the middle ages was usually hollow, being formed of two thin plates of metal stamped with the designs of obverse and reverse, soldered together at the edges and padded with wax or plaster.

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  • The value of the honey and wax produced in 1899 was $94,364.

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  • It seems needless to give references to the voluminous discussion in newspapers and periodicals concerning the authenticity of a wax bust of Flora acquired in 1909 for the Berlin Museum and unfortunately ascribed to Leonardo da Vinci, its real author having been proved by external and internal evidence to be the Englishman Richard Cockle Lucas, and its date 1846.

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  • The stomata are frequently arranged in rows, their position being marked by two white bands of wax on the leaf-surface.

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  • outside the town, was consecrated in 1399 as an act of thanksgiving for the cessation of the plague, and has a curious collection of ex voto pictures (wax figures), and also the tombs of the Gonzaga family.

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  • In Abbot Islip's chapel there is a series of effigies in wax, representing monarchs and others.

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  • Butter and honey were exported to supply the sultan's kitchen at Stambul; wax and cattle to Venice; and the red and white wine of Walachia, notably that of Pitesei, to Transylvania.

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  • The cargoes which they here took in consisted of Moldavian timber (oak, deal and cornel), grain, butter, honey and wax, salt and nitre.

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  • It is a tall slender palm, and is the source of the vegetable wax so largely used in some parts of the country in the manufacture of matches, a single stem sometimes yielding 16-20 lb.

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  • Friction matches are made from the vegetable wax extracted from the Ceroxylon palm, and are generally used throughout the interior.

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  • During the life of the whale the contents of these cavities are in a fluid condition, but no sooner is the "head matter" removed than the solid wax spermaceti separates in white crystalline flakes, leaving the oil a clear yellow fluid having a fishy odour.

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  • to the south lies Alt-Strelitz, the former capital of the duchy, a small town the inhabitants of which are employed in the manufacture of tobacco, leather and wax candles.

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  • If so, parliament was told that temporal possessions ruin the church and drive out the Christian graces of faith, hope and charity; that the priesthood of the church in communion with Rome was not the priesthood Christ gave to his apostles; that the monk's vow of celibacy had for its consequence unnatural lust, and should not be imposed; that transubstantiation was a feigned miracle, and led people to idolatry; that prayers made over wine, bread, water, oil, salt, wax, incense, altars of stone, church walls, vestments, mitres, crosses, staves, were magical and should not be allowed; that kings should possess the jus episcopale, and bring good government into the church; that no special prayers should be made for the dead; that auricular confession made to the clergy, and declared to be necessary for salvation, was the root of clerical arrogance and the cause of indulgences and other abuses in pardoning sin; that all wars were against the principles of the New Testament, and were but murdering and plundering the poor to win glory for kings; that the vows of chastity laid upon nuns led to child murder; that many of the trades practised in the commonwealth, such as those of goldsmiths and armourers, were unnecessary and led to luxury and waste.

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  • It is also used for preparing shoemaker's wax, as a flux for soldering metals, for pitching lager beer casks, for rosining the bows of musical instruments and numerous minor purposes.

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  • Bees are very generally kept, the honey being consumed in the country, the wax exported.

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  • Rubber, coffee, wax, sugar and palm-kernels, dried fish and whale oil are the chief exports.

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  • The device is common in ecclesiastical art, but the name is especially given in the Church of Rome to a small cake made of the wax of the Easter candles and impressed with this figure.

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  • Formerly the principal exports, besides slaves, were gold-dust, wax and hides, the gold being obtained from the Futa Jallon district farther inland.

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  • The export of wax, valued at £37,000 in 1843, had dwindled in 1907 to £2325.

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  • Caravans from Sus laden with copper-ware, olive oil, butter, saffron, wax, skins, dates, dried roses, &c., are sent to Marrakesh, four days' journey from Tarudant.

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  • At the same time the combs were preserved for refilling by the bees, in lieu of melting them down for wax.

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  • Next in importance, to bee-keepers, is the enormous advance made in late years through the invention of a machine for manufacturing the impressed wax sheets known as " comb foundation," aptly so named, because upon it the bees build the cells wherein they store their food.

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  • We need not dwell upon the evolution from the crude idea, which first took form in the endeavour to compel beesto build straight combs in a given direction by offering them a guiding line of wax along the under side of each top-bar of the frame in which the combs were built; but we may glance at the more important improvements which gradually developed as time went on.

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  • In 1843 a German bee-keeper, Krechner by name, conceived the idea of first dipping fine linen into molten wax, then pressing the sheets so made between rollers, and thus forming a waxen midrib on which the bees would build their combs.

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  • In 1857 Mehring (also a German) made a further advance by the use of wooden moulds for casting sheets of wax impressed with the hexagonal form of the bee-cell.

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  • In all roller machines used at that time the plain sheets of wax were first made by the " dipping " process, i.e.

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  • by repeated dippings of damped boards in molten wax (kept in liquid condition in tanks immersed in hot water) until the sheet was of suitable thickness for the purpose.

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  • " Dipping," however, proved not only a stumbling-block to speed but to the production of continuous sheets of wax; and in the end Mr Weed, acting in concert with Mr A.

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  • By this process " dipping " is abolished, and in its latest form sheets of wax of any length are produced, passed between engraved rollers 6 in.

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  • Nothing seems to be lost, nor can any part of the bee's work be accounted labour in vain; the very wax from which the insect builds the store-combs for its food and the cells in which its young are hatched and reared is valuable to mankind in many ways, and is regarded to-day no less than in the past ages as an important commercial product.

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  • The exports include logwood, cotton, hides, wax, tobacco, salt and cigars of local manufacture.

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  • esters formed by the union of three molecules of fatty acids with one molecule of the trihydric alcohol glycerin, whereas the waxes consist of esters formed by the union of one molecule of fatty acid with one molecule of a monohydric alcohol, such as cetyl alcohol, cholesterol, &c. Only in the case of the wax coccerin two molecules of fatty acids are combined with one molecule of a dihydric (bivalent) alcohol.

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  • Thus Japan wax is a glyceride and should be more correctly termed Japan tallow, whereas sperm oil is, chemically speaking, a wax.

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  • The high specific gravity, 0.970, is owned by castor oil and cacao butter, and the highest specific gravity observed hitherto, o-975, by Japan wax and myrtle wax.

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  • In the following two tables the "acids" and "alcohols" hitherto identified in waxes are enumerated in a classified order: - Alcohols Spermaceti consists practically of cetyl palmitate, Chinese wax of ceryl palmitate.

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  • The other waxes are of more complex composition, especially so wool wax.

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  • So far carnaiiba wax is practically the only vegetable wax which is of importance in the world's markets.

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  • An exceptional position is occupied by wool wax, the main constituent of the natural wool fat which covers the hair of sheep, and is obtained as a by-product in scouring the raw wool.

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  • Spermaceti is a comparatively unimportant article of commerce; and of Chinese wax small quantities only are imported, as the home consumption takes up the bulk of the wax for the manufacture of candles, polishes and sizes.

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  • There is trade in silk, honey and wax, and brown coal is found in the neighbourhood.

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  • Lanolin, linseed oil, wax, spermaceti, &c., also belong to this group. The paraffins, glycerin and vaseline, although not fats, have much the same effect when applied externally, but they are not nutritive.

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  • Some of them contain much organic debris, and when distilled yield paraffin oil, wax, compounds of ammonia, &c. In these oil-shales there are clear, globular, yellow bodies which seem to be resinous.

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  • The wood appeared to be cherry, and although it could use a coat of wax, it still had a deep luster.

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  • She used wax to bind the partially severed ends together, just enough that a cursory glance wouldn't disclose what she'd done.

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  • Beware of waxed strings made of candlewick - unless you like your director to wax eloquent while shedding little light.

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  • Curiously, very few people get worked up about this UK situation compared to the numbers who wax indignant about European fraud.

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  • When using cork tiles they are often sealed with a water based acrylic but a wax coating is also available.

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  • affixed two red wax seals in the form of a German eagle on the covers.

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  • As you can see, I can wax lyrical about Winchester Cathedral on purely architectural and historical grounds.

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  • balsam made from beeswax and plant wax.

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  • Jo's main interests are silk painting, wax batik and embroidery and she exhibits her work regularly in the Yorkshire area.

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  • In the burrow the queen bee builds a few small cells from wax made in her body.

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  • beeswax products will age naturally and should be protected with a wax polish.

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  • bikini wax, every single pubic hair removed.

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  • buccal surface of each tooth in the experimental group was coated with wax.

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  • The design was engraved onto sheets of polished copper coated with wax, using a sharp, needle-like tool called a burin.

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  • candle wax to be removed.

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  • You even have a few choices of candles such as regular wax candles and soy candles.

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  • The tall wax candles showing a sufficient light to note it well.

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  • carnauba wax to make good polish.

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  • It had been thought that Chinese used the ' lost wax ' method like bronze casters in the ancient Near East.

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  • The wax thickness of 0.5mm provides sufficient strength to the finished casting to resist flexing whilst remaining unobtrusive in situ.

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  • Using metallocene catalysis, it is now possible to tailor the wax to the special requirements of EPS production.

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  • caustic soda to remove the wax.

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  • chamomile wax is where we use it, and why.

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  • She was the daughter of a wax chandler, Thomas Middleton, and was brought up as a protestant.

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  • Wax content - determined by capillary column gas-liquid chromatography (GLC) for detecting the addition of solvent extracted olive pomace oil.

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  • By no stretch of fancy can the human mind connect together snuff and diamonds and wax and loose clockwork.

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  • cotton wool buds you may actually increase the amount of wax your ears produce.

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  • P P wax painting Draw a picture with wax crayons on paper.

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  • Its paint is so creamy it's like molten wax.

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  • crumplemeone now crumpling up wax paper or splitting a seam on his pants?

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  • He was inspired by Edison's invention of sound recording and Alexander Graham Bell's development of wax cylinders.

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  • drips wax.

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  • They use a very good quality wax which will last for six months if you do not do much motorway driving.

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  • We saw a pickled Lennon who looked just like a wax dummy, but with lots of makeup!

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  • Hearing aids push earwax further back into the ear canal therefore it accumulates and creates a wax plug.

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  • effigyor the Prince himself, she reportedly made wax effigies of him and stuck pins into them!

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  • The wax is often heated in a little pot, resting in hot embers.

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  • emulsifyr is made of emulsified wax BP and white soft paraffin.

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  • encaustic wax using a hot iron and then protectively sealed.

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  • encaustic painting - creative artwork with molten wax paint colors.

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  • The dry combs are then stored ready for reuse the following season, or melted in a solar wax extractor.

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  • Duration: 30 minutes Price: £ 19.00 eyebrow Wax Starting with a consultation with the beauty therapist on a suitable eyebrow shape.

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  • Remove candle wax Wait for the wax to cool then gently loosen using a fingernail to remove.

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  • footrf wax and traction pads are used to keep a surfers feet from slipping off the deck of the board.

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  • Enclosed within the area of the Sculpture Garden is a lost wax, bronze casting foundry.

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  • frequencysms and lenses are available with the wax having a refractive index of about 1.5 at the microwave frequencies.

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  • Cetearyl glucoside - Emulsifying wax extracted from Corn and Coconut - mild and non-irritant.

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  • This prevents granulation and kills wax moth larvae and eggs should any be present.

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  • PhD Tea Tree Creme Wax An emerald green, creme wax, which can be easily seen during hair removal.

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  • guillotined heads and made plaster casts of them, which she then filled with wax to give a reasonable likeness.

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  • Whether I use soluble clear gutta or wax as the resist I always strive to hide the outlines in the finished picture.

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  • gutta outline, wax fill around letter, see left below ).

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  • guttering candles by pushing the hot wax into the gully.

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  • Routinely inspect stuffed animals and even old wax combs where honey bees have died out.

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  • There is also a rather lame wax museum; the less said about it, the better.

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  • Lives and works in East Finchley, London I do line drawings spontaneously and uncorrected with a black wax crayon in a sketchbook.

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  • I like it because it doesn't leave a wax build up and doesn't contain linseed or silicone oil.

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  • take a clean, cotton lint free cloth and apply the wax.

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  • lustrer, high grade wax is painstakingly applied by hand to give this product its original deep luster.

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  • Why not get them to wax lyrical about your product or service on video?

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  • marbling effect created by the dye penetrating cracks in the wax.

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  • Rescrubbing on wax of the following rob McCoy a uncertainty principle.

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  • melted wax into a mold.

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  • melt like wax before the Lord, the heavens proclaims his RIGHTEOUSNESS, and all people shall see him in his Glory!

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  • Bronze Age It is a highly specialized foundry using the lost wax method to cast works in bronze and other non-ferrous metals.

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  • microcrystalline wax, which has been applied on to layers of painted paper.

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  • mixed-up bag, rather like Ruby Wax.

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  • All bags are made of water repellent canvas with wax leather trim and brass mountings.

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  • moustachepany were making money and the product was the best that it had been since mustache wax and spats were in fashion.

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  • In this remake of the classic 1953 Andre de Toth film that starred Vincent Price, horrors abound in a creepy wax museum.

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  • naphtha stains and wax polish.

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  • Natural carnuba wax is derived from a tree native to Brazil, and is nature's hardest, purest and most transparent wax.

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  • Shields made of water or wax can be used to absorb neutrons.

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  • The typical usage for a strongly scented candle is 1 weighed ounce of scent to 1lb wax.

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  • paraffin wax dip stock.. .

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  • Do not use paraffin wax at all if babies or young children are able to breathe the fumes from your work area.

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  • paraffin wax candles.

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  • There'll be palms, sweet oranges and pomegranates emerging from ferns, with a delicate perfume of jasmine and wax flowers.

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  • petroleum based paraffin wax.

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  • They contain no animal products, nor do they contain petroleum based paraffin wax.

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  • Agreement of the theoretical models with real systems has been demonstrated by the inclusion of 3% copper phthalocyanine in paraffin wax.

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  • etching A flat metal plate is first coated with an acid resistant ground, which consists of bees wax, bitumen and resin.

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  • Furniture polish: A very basic wax polish can be produced from these.

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  • polyolefin wax technology and production at this site.

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  • possibilitye safest wax system, eliminating the possibilities of cross contamination between clients.

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  • queen bee builds a few small cells from wax made in her body.

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  • KÃhrs oil finish is a mixture of oil and wax which consists almost exclusively of renewable raw materials and contains no solvents.

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  • fill the reservoir with enough wax to run from the spout.

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  • The unreduced nose combines figs, apricots, nectarines, scented candle wax and hard wood sawdust.

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  • sculpting wax portraits for display in the museum's main exhibitions.

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  • sealing wax over the corks, and store in a dry, cool place.

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  • The same effect can often be achieved by layering carnuba wax over a synthetic sealant.

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  • End Sealing: Ends should be sealed immediately after cutting using a clear aqueous wax end sealer to reduce end checking.

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  • Organic cotton still requires caustic soda to remove the wax.

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  • In a few hours the mites will be killed and the wax softened.

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  • The process involves the use of volatile solvents which are added to the oil stock to dissolve the wax.

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  • soothetreatment benefits of paraffin wax makes this an excellent treatment for soothing aching backs.

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  • soy wax candles will complete the ambiance.

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  • It consists of a horizontal spindle, carrying at one end the wax cylinder, on which the sonorous vibrations are to be imprinted.

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  • I learned to wax the axle of the wheel so that it would n't squeak.

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  • Hives should be scrapped clean of wax and propolis, and then sterilized by flaming with a blow flashlight.

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  • You will always have some stray, very stubborn hairs in the first few times you wax.

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  • stump of a red wax candle.

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  • Children use a pointed bone or metal stylus to make marks on the wax.

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  • Surf wax and traction pads are used to keep a surf wax and traction pads are used to keep a surfers feet from slipping off the deck of the board.

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  • surfboard wax.

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  • Another bright red toadstool is a conical shiny Wax Cap, growing in old grassland.

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  • The wax was then removed by hand using a soft microfibre towel.

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  • It can be caused by excess ear wax, blocked eustachian tubes, pressure damage or aging.

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  • unifyy and soul are unified in the same way that wax and an impression stamped on it are unified.

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  • The second species, with at least two discovered, was the Pale Wax Cap, Hygrocybe pratensis var pallida.

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  • The second species, with at least two discovered, was the Pale Wax Cap, Hygrocybe pratensis var pallida.

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  • He is a professional beggar, tho in order to avoid the police regulations he pretends to a small trade in wax Vestas.

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  • vinegar diluted 1:4 with water, use after swimming or if there is not too much wax.

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  • volatile solvents which are added to the oil stock to dissolve the wax.

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  • Poured wax Doll One made by pouring melted wax into a mold.

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  • Petroleum solvents are used to soften the wax into a spreadable paste, by preventing the individual molecules from bonding together.

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  • Tie bladder or run sealing wax over the corks, and store in a dry, cool place.

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  • Its paint is so creamy it's like molten wax.

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  • wax polish can be produced from these.

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  • wax candles showing a sufficient light to note it well.

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  • wax moth does not kill bees or infest strong colonies, only weak colonies that are dying out or stored frames.

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  • Unfortunately, much of what is advertised as carnauba wax these days is far from it.

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  • The same effect can often be achieved by layering carnuba wax over a synthetic sealant.

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  • At the salon, she chose the Hollywood bikini wax, every single pubic hair removed.

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  • Place damp paper over candle wax to be removed.

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  • surf wax and traction pads are used to keep a surfers feet from slipping off the deck of the board.

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  • In this remake of the classic 1953 Andre de Toth film that starred Vincent Price, horrors abound in a creepy wax museum.

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  • QUO'S RICK PARFITT and FRANCIS ROSSI saw double during 1991 when they unveiled waxworks of themselves at Madame Tussauds Rock Circus wax museum.

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  • The Greater Wax Moth has a wingspan of up to 3.6 cm. and the Lesser Wax Moth a wingspan of 1.8 cm.

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  • A large variety of materials have been used in their manufacture by different peoples at different times - painted linen and shavings of stained horn by the Egyptians, gold and silver by the Romans, rice-paper by the Chinese, silkworm cocoons in Italy, the plumage of highly coloured birds in South America, wax, small tinted shells, &c. At the beginning of the 8th century the French, who originally learnt the art from the Italians, made great advances in the accuracy of their reproductions, and towards the end of that century the Paris manufacturers enjoyed a world-wide reputation.

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  • Since one horse was capable of doing the work required, Rumford remarked that one horse can generate heat as rapidly as nine wax candles burning in the ordinary manner.

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  • Forest products include rubber, carnauba wax and dyewoods.

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  • The exports include hides, skins, rubber, wax, tobacco and cotton.

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  • The chief productions are wheat, wine, oil, mastic, figs, raisins, honey, wax, cotton and silk.

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  • The varied manufactures of the town comprise cloth, linen, wax candles, starch, glass and porcelain.

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  • Many xerophytes are hairy or have sunken stomata which may be further protected by partial plugs of wax:

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  • Chem., 18 99, 2 9, p. 315); by heating some metallic sulphides in a current of hydrogen; by the action of acids on various metallic sulphides (ferrous sulphide and dilute sulphuric acid being most generally employed); by the action of sulphur on heated paraffin wax or vaseline, or by heating a solution of magnesium sulphydrate.

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  • At Lincoln, c. 1300, the candle was to weigh three stones of wax; at Salisbury in 1517 it was to be 36 ft.

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  • of wax.

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  • Paraffin wax is tested for melting-point (or setting-point), and the semi-refined product is further examined to ascertain the percentage of oil, water and dirt present.

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  • If it fails to form a hard cake on cooling, a known weight of wax may be added and the product re-heated.

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  • It is a good solvent for sulphur, phosphorus, wax, iodine, &c. It dissociates when heated to a sufficiently high temperature.

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  • Trade with Persia and India, as also with the Khazars and the Russians, and undoubtedly with Biarmia (Urals), was, however, their chief occupation, their main riches being furs, leather, wool, nuts, wax and so on.

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  • A simple plan is as follows - draw an outline of the country of which a map is to be produced upon a board; mark all points the altitude of which is known or can be estimated by pins or wires clipped off so as to denote the heights; mark river-courses and suitable profiles by strips of vellum and finally finish your model with the aid of a good map, in clay or wax.

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  • Another process of producing such blocks is known as cerography (Gr. !crtpbs), wax.

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  • A copper plate having been coated with wax, outline and ornament are cut into the wax, the lettering is impressed with type, and the intaglio thus produced is electrotyped.

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  • Pfyffer in wax, now in Lucerne, the other by J.

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  • A considerable trade is carried on in the export of horses, buffaloes, goats, dinding (dried flesh), skins, birds' nests, wax, rice, katyang, sappanwood, &c. Sumbawa entered into treaty relations with the Dutch East India Company in 1674.

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  • Its principal imports are coffee (of which it is the greatest continental market), tea, sugar, spices, rice, wine (especially from Bordeaux), lard (from Chicago), cereals, sago, dried fruits, herrings, wax (from Morocco and Mozambique), tobacco, hemp, cotton (which of late years shows a large increase), wool, skins, leather, oils, dyewoods, indigo, nitrates, phosphates and coal.

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  • Another highly useful palm is the carnauba or carnahuba (Copernicia cerifera) which supplies fruit, medullary meal, food for cattle, boards and timber, fibre, wax and medicine.

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  • The principal products of this class are india-rubber, mate, Brazil nuts, vegetable wax, palm fibre, cabinet woods, and medicinal leaves, roots, resins, &c. Before the discovery of the cheaper aniline colours, dye-woods were among the most valuable products of the country; in fact, Brazil derives her name from that of a dye-wood (Brazil-wood-Caesalpinia echinata), known as bresill, brasilly, bresilji, braxilis, or brasile long before the discovery of America (see Humboldt's Geographie du nouveau continent, tom.

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  • Vegetable wax, which is an excellent substitute for beeswax, is a product of the carnahuha palm (Copernicia cerifera), and is an important export from Ceara.

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  • Of the better known metals potassium and sodium are the softest; they can be kneaded between the fingers like wax.

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  • The Germans recognized the staple rights of Bruges for a number of commodities, such as wool, wax, furs, copper and grain, and in return for this material contribution to the growing commercial importance of the town, they received in 1309 freedom from the compulsory brokerage which Bruges imposed on foreign merchants.

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  • Industries include the manufacture of cotton fabric, flour and wax candles.

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  • The merchants of Byzantium, Armenia and Bagdad met in the markets of Itil (whither since the raids of the Mahommedans the capital had been transferred from Semender), and traded for the wax, furs, leather and honey that came down the Volga.

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  • The neck of the retort, or side tube of the flask, is connected to the condenser c by an ordinary or rubber cork, according to the nature of the substance distilled; ordinary corks soaked in paraffin wax are very effective when ordinary or rubber corks cannot be used.

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  • In boiling liquids its formation may be prevented by adding paraffin wax; the wax melts and forms a ring on the surface of the liquid, which boils tranquilly in the centre.

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  • From the time when they began to cast bronze statues, Japanese experts understood how to employ a hollow, removable core round which the metal was run in a skin just thick enough for strength without waste of material; and they also understood the use of wax for modelling purposes.

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  • The latter sometimes made his own models in wax, carving In sometimes chiselled them in wood, and sometimes had Wood and recourse to a specialist in wood-carving.

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  • It was also his habit to make sketch models in wax for the figures in his pictures, many of which are in the possession of the Royal Academy.

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  • The principal products are rice, oil-seeds, lac, tussur silk, horns, hides, wax and a little iron.

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  • Industry consists chiefly in corn-milling and the preparation of wax and honey.

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  • Digging wasps make simple holes in the ground; many burrowing bees form branching tunnels; other bees excavate timber or make their brood-chambers in hollow plant-stems; wasps work up with their saliva vegetable fibres bitten off tree-bark to make paper; social bees produce from glands in their own bodies the wax whence their nest-chambers are built.

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  • Many scale-insects are among the most serious of pests, but various species have been utilized by man for the production of wax (lac) and red dye (cochineal).

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  • He held that the people, as distinguished from the nobles and the clergy, were the pith and fibre of nations; yet this same people had to become wax in the hands of the politician - their commerce and their comforts, the arts which give a dignity to life and the pleasures which make life liveable, neglected - their very liberty subordinated to the one tyrannical conception.

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  • The best results, however, are obtained by taking a wax cast from the elastic mould, and then from this a plaster mould, which may be waterproofed with wax, black-leaded, and used as cathode.

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  • The chief exports are sisal fibre, rubber, hides and skins, wax, ivory, copra, coffee, ground-nuts and cotton.

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  • The exports are chiefly phosphates and other minerals, cereals, olive oil, cattle, hides, sponges and wax.

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  • Gall nuts, gathered on the neighbouring Kurdish mountain slopes, are mostly exported, but are also made use of by native dyers; and hides, wax, cotton and gum are sold.

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  • Others still in existence are made of earthenware, but it seems probable that wax and wood were the ordinary materials.

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  • The mines and marble quarries are no longer worked; and the chief exports are now fir timber for shipbuilding, olive oil, honey and wax.

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  • The highest members of the series as yet known are cerotene, C26H527 which is obtained by the distillation of Chinese wax and is a paraffinlike solid which melts at 57° C., and melene, CsoH60(?), which is obtained by the distillation of bees'-wax.

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  • Among his antiquarian works are Recueil d'antiquites egyptiennes, etrusques, grecques, romaines, et gauloises (6 vols., Paris, 1752-1755), Numismata Aurea Imperatorum Romanorum, and a Memoire (1755) on the method of encaustic painting with wax mentioned by Pliny, which he claimed to have rediscovered.

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  • In ancient Rome painted wax images of ancestors who had Prof. J.

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  • Miracles occur at their shrines, and the surviving relatives who guard them wax rich off the offerings brought.

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  • Local products, including kat, firewood, live animals, ghi, dates, honey, wax, gums and sesame oil, to the value of about £125,000, were exported in 1919-20.1,065 steam vessels of aggregate tonnage 2,736,391 and sailing craft of tonnage 365,569 cleared in the year ending March 1919.

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  • Wax is bleached to a considerable extent, and there are numerous tobacco factories, tanneries, breweries, vinegar works and brandy distilleries.

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  • Honey is a crop of some importance; in 1908 the yield was about 950 tons of honey and 15 tons of wax.

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  • The castor-oil plant is common, and the wax tree grows plentifully in the neighbourhood of Lai-yang in the east, giving rise to a considerable trade in the wax produced by the wax insects.

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  • Unlike those of their kind in Sze Ch`uen, the wax insects of Shan-tung breed and become productive in the same districts.

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  • They are placed upon the trees in the spring, and at the close of the summer they void a peculiar substance which when melted forms wax.

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  • Henry Cavendish had before 1773 discovered that glass, wax, rosin and shellac have higher specific inductive capacities than air, and had actually determined the numerical ratios of these capacities, but this was unknown both to Faraday and to all other electricians of his time, since Cavendish's Electrical Researches remained unpublished till 1879.

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  • Matthew Paris said that he had a heart of wax; Dante relegated him to the limbo of ineffectual souls; and later generations have endorsed these scathing judgments.

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  • The exports, which include beans, almonds, maize, chick-peas, wool, hides, wax, eggs, &c., were valued at 360,000 in 1900, £364,000 in 1904, and £248,000 in 1906.

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  • Exports (principally coffee and wax) are valued at about £55,000 annually, and imports at about the same amount.

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  • A dangerous bar at the mouth of the river permits the entrance only of the smaller coasting steamers, but the port is an important commercial centre, and exports considerable quantities of cotton, hides, manicoba, rubber, fruit, and palm wax.

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  • Various kinds of grafting wax are now obtainable, and are a great improvement upon the clay process.

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  • Raffia - which has taken the place of bast - is generally used for tying, and grafting wax is only used occasionally with such plants under glass.

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  • That such enzymes are formed in the protoplasm is evident from the behaviour of hyphae, which have been observed to pierce cell-membranes, the chitinous coats of insects, artificial collodion films and layers of wax, &c. That a fungus can secrete more than one enzyme, according to the materials its hyphae have to attack, has been shown by the extraction of diastase, inulase, trehalase, invertase, maltase, raffinase, malizitase, emulsin, trypsin and lipase from Aspergillus by Bourquelot, and similar events occur in other fungi.

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  • Cellulose Chlorophyll and wax Caffeine .

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  • C. t has for its subject pavements and roads, their construction, mosaic floors; c. 2 is on white stucco for walls (opus albarium); c. 3 on concrete vaults, gypsum mouldings, stucco prepared for painting; c. 4 on building of hollow walls to keep out the damp, wall decoration by various processes; c. 5 on methods and styles of wall painting, the debased taste of his time; c. 6 on fine stucco made of pounded marble - three coats to receive wall paintings; c. 7 on colours used for mural decoration; c. 8 on red lead (minium) and mercury, and how to use the latter to extract the gold from wornout pieces of stuff or embroidery; c. 9 on the preparation of red lead and the method of encaustic painting with hot wax, finished by friction; cc. to-14 on artificial colours - black, blue, purple;, c. to white lead and ostrum, i.e.

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  • When magicians made figures of wax representing men whom they desired to injure, this was of course an illegal act like any Dther, and the law stepped in to prevent it: one papyrus that has been preserved records the judicial proceedings taken in 1uch a case in connection with the harem conspiracy against Rameses III.

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  • Silkworms are bred, and some silk is spun; and the export of honey and wax is not inconsiderable.

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  • A cement for Derbyshire spar and china, &c., is composed of 7 parts of rosin and i of wax, with a little plaster of Paris; a small quantity only should be applied to the surfaces to be united, for, as a general rule, the thinner the stratum of a cement, the more powerful its action.

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  • Temporary cement for lathe-work, such as the polishing and grinding of jewelry and optical glasses, is compounded thus: - rosin, 4 oz.; whitening previously made redhot, 4 oz.; wax, 4 oz.

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  • She had once hurt her mother's feelings by refusing to use some wax candles.

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  • He denied - he never ceased to deny - his share in the guilt, and Mary worked on his vanity and his fears, and moulded his " heart of wax " to her will.

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  • His testimony showed how relics came to be distributed among the populace: one enthusiast took a little wax dropped from the taper; another, a portion of the dust which lay on the grave; a third, a thread from the cloth covering the sarcophagus; and he himself plucked the flowers which visitors had planted above the tomb.

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  • The exports include sugar, rum, cotton, hides, skins, rubber, wax, fibres, dyewoods, cacau, mandioca flour, pineapples and other fruits.

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  • Knowing that the water produced by the combustion of alcohol was not pre-existent in that substance but was formed by the combination of its hydrogen with the oxygen of the air, he burnt alcohol and other combustible organic substances, such as wax and oil, in a known volume of oxygen, and, from the weight of the water and carbon dioxide produced and his knowledge of their composition, was able to calculate the amounts of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen present in the substance.

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  • The principal exports are cattle, horses, cheese, butter, honey, wax, flour, paper, hardware and Westphalian coal.

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  • If a statue was to be cast, the figure was first roughly modelled in clay - only rather smaller in all its dimensions than the future bronze; all over this a skin of wax was laid, and worked by the sculptor with modelling tools to the required form and finish.

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  • A mixture of pounded brick, clay and ashes was then ground finely in water to the consistence of cream, and successive coats of this mixture were then applied with a brush, till a second skin was formed all over the wax, fitting closely into every line and depression of the modelling.

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  • The whole was then thoroughly dried, and placed in a hot oven, which baked the clay, both of the core and the outside mould, and melted the wax, which was allowed to run out from small holes made for the purpose.

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  • Thus a hollow was left, corresponding to the skin of wax between the core and the mould, the relative positions of which were preserved by various small rods of bronze, which had previously been driven through from the outer mould to the rough core.

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  • The most skilful sculptors, however, had but little of this after-touching to do, the final modelling and even polish which they had put upon the wax being faithfully reproduced in the bronze casting.

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  • New contrasts are formed by the juxtaposition of differently toned metals; or these with an inlay of haliotis shell, introduced by Alfred Gilbert; or of coloured wax, favoured by Onslow Ford; or enamelling, perfected by Professor von Herkomer; or stained ivory, pearls, or semi-precious stones.

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  • Two methods have been employed, the cire-perdue, or wax process (see above), and the present, or all sand method.

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  • 25) of which are formed of wax secreted by special glands (fig.

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  • 5) in the bee's abdomen, the wax being pressed out between the segmental sclerites in the form of plates (fig.

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  • In our well-known hive-bee (Apis) and humble-bees (Bombus) the wax glands are ventral FIG.

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  • von Jhering, who points out that their wax glands are dorsal in position, not ventral as in Bombus and Apis.

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  • - Under Side of Worker, carrying Wax Scales (magnified three times).

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  • Other exports of importance are rum, wax and honey; and of less primary importance, fruits, fine cabinet woods, oils and starch.

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  • The Beni-Abbas tribe in the Algerian Atlas is famed for its walnuts, and many tribes keep bees, chiefly for the commercial value of the wax.

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  • The chief exports are coffee, rubber, wax, palm kernels and palm-oil, cattle and hides and dried or salt fish.

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  • Wax, gum, coffee and ivory are also exported.

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  • Bees are abundant, and wild honey and wax are gathered in considerable quantities.

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  • The women, who do all the work, `collect wax and honey, which are their principal staples in trade.

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  • The so-called Ailanthus silk produced by Saturnia cynthia is woven at Lai-yang into a strong fabric; and the manufacture of the peculiar kind of wax obtained from the la-shu or wax-tree insect is largely carried on in the vicinity.

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  • Among minor products are coffee, wax and ivory.

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  • The former oil is almost invariably of an asphalte basis, whereas the latter sometimes is found to contain a considerable percentage of paraffin wax.

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  • The honey and the wax of the wild bee are collected by the natives.

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  • The exports are: - Cereals, cotton, cotton seed, dried fruits, drugs, fruit, gall nuts, gum tragacanth, liquorice root, maize, nuts, olive oil, opium, rice, sesame, sponges, storax, timber, tobacco, valonia, walnut wood, wine, yellow berries, carpets, cotton yarn, cocoons, hides, leather, mohair, silk, silk stuffs, rugs, wax, wool, leeches, live stock, minerals, &c. The imports are: - Coffee, cotton cloths, cotton goods, crockery, drysalteries, fezzes, glass-ware, haberdashery, hardware, henna, ironware, jute, linen goods, manufactured goods, matches, petroleum, salt, sugar, woollen goods, yarns, &c.

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  • Odysseus, warned by Circe, escaped the danger by stopping the ears of his crew with wax and binding himself to the mast until he was out of hearing (Odyssey xii.).

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  • Other characteristic plants of the Coastal Plain are the cranberry, wild rice, wild yam, wax myrtle, wistaria, trumpet flower, passion flower, holly and white alder.

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  • This was soon put into operation in Scotland, first with the Boghead coal or Torbanehill mineral, and later with bituminous shales, and though he had to face much litigation Young successfully employed it in the manufacture of naphtha and lubricating oils, and subsequently of illuminating oils and paraffin wax, until in 1866, after the patent had expired, he transferred his works to a limited company.

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  • Maxwell made a comparison between the optical refractive index and the dielectric constant of paraffin wax, and the approximation between the numerical values of the square of the first and that of the last was sufficient to show that there was a basis for further work.

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  • He was accused 2 " I wax now somewhat ancient; one-and-thirty years is a great deal of sand in the hour-glass....I ever bare a mind (in some middle place that I could discharge) to serve her majesty; not as a man born under Sol, that loveth honour; nor under Jupiter, that loveth business (for the contemplative planet carrieth me away wholly); but as a man born under an excellent sovereign, that deserveth the dedication of all men's abilities.

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  • Traquair in 1890, in allusion to its well-developed vertebral rings; and its structure was studied in detail in 1903 by Professor and Miss Sollas, who succeeded in making enlarged models of the fossil in wax.

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  • It is fertile, and produces wax and honey, and coal has been found.

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  • As large vessels can sail up to the town, it is a trade centre for the products of the districts along the banks of the Barito and Martapura, such as benzoin, rattans, wax, gold, diamonds, iron and weapons.

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  • The natural vegetable productions are important, and include manigoba or Ceara rubber, carnahuba wax and fibre, caju wine and ipecacuanha.

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  • 9), in ancient Rome, a propitiatory ceremony, consisting of a meal offered to gods and goddesses, represented by their busts or statues, or by portable figures of wood, with heads of bronze, wax or marble, and covered with drapery.

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  • " We see," he wrote, " a rite peculiar to the pagans introduced into the churches on pretext of religion, and, while the sun is still shining, a mass of wax tapers lighted..

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  • and x.), each of which would make it an offering acceptable to God; the rush-wick is the product of pure water, the wax is the offspring of virgin bees," the flame is sent from heaven.

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  • 12 Clearly, wax was a symbol of the Blessed Virgin and the holy humanity of Christ.

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  • Durandus, in his Rationale, interprets the wax as the body of Christ, the wick as his soul, the flame as his divine nature; and the consuming candle as symbolizing his passion and death.

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  • by the command didst cause this liquid to come by the labour of bees to the perfection of wax,.

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  • " Cierge ") the Paschal Candle was not originally a candle at all, but a wax column on which the dates of the movable feasts were inscribed.

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  • The use of " wax lights and tapers " formed one of the indictments brought by P. Smart, a Puritan prebendary of Durham, against Dr Burgoyne, Cosin and others for setting up " superstitious ceremonies " in the cathedral " contrary to the Act of Uniformity."

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  • Wax chandlers.

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  • Cochineal also contains a fat and wax; cochineal wax or coccerin, C30H60(C31H6103)2, may be extracted by benzene, the fat is a glyceryl myristate C3H5(C14Hz702)3.

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  • There is little vegetation save stunted shrubs, such as the mimosa (which generally marks the river beds), wild pomegranate, and wax heaths, known collectively as Karroo bush.

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  • That Zeno and Cleanthes crudely compared this presentation to the impression which a seal bears upon wax, with protuberances and indentations, while Chrysippus more prudently determined it vaguely as an occult modification or " mode " of mind, is an interesting but not intrinsically important detail But the mind is no mere passive recipient of impressions from without, in the view of the Stoics.

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  • There are manufactures of woollen yarn, tobacco, biscuits, umbrellas and printers' ink, and a lively trade is carried on in wax, honey, wool and timber.

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  • Pictet, Vegetable Opium also contains a gum, pectin, a wax, sugar and similar substances, in addition to meconic and lactic acids.

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  • With us, the notion of a seal is an impression in relief, obtained from an incised design, either on a soft material such as wax or clay,, or on a harder material such as lead, gold or silver.

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  • Also from ancient times Naturally, the introduction of the pendant seal invited an impression on the back as well as on the face of the disk of wax or other material employed.

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  • But there are examples of elaborate matrices composed of several pieces, from the impressions of which the seal was built up in an ingenious fashion, both obverse and reverse being carved in hollow work, through which figures and subjects impressed on an inner layer of wax are to be seen.

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  • Besides the transparent yellowishbrown of the wax when used in its natural state, as it very frequently was used in the earlier middle ages, many other colours, FIG.

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  • For the protection of the impression, in the 12th and 13th centuries, when it was an ordinary custom to impress the seals on thick cakes of wax, the surrounding margin rising well above the field usually formed a suitable fender; at other times, as in the 14th and 15th centuries, a so-called wreath,1 or twisted shred of parchment, or plaited grass or reed, was imbedded in the wax round the impression.

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  • In the southern countries of Europe, where wax would be affected by the warmth of the climate, it was natural that a harder material should also be used.

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  • Such specimens as have descended to us show that the golden bulla of the middle ages was usually hollow, being formed of two thin plates of metal stamped with the designs of obverse and reverse, soldered together at the edges and padded with wax or plaster.

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  • The value of the honey and wax produced in 1899 was $94,364.

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  • Moissan), or better with paraffin wax (H.

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  • It seems needless to give references to the voluminous discussion in newspapers and periodicals concerning the authenticity of a wax bust of Flora acquired in 1909 for the Berlin Museum and unfortunately ascribed to Leonardo da Vinci, its real author having been proved by external and internal evidence to be the Englishman Richard Cockle Lucas, and its date 1846.

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  • The stomata are frequently arranged in rows, their position being marked by two white bands of wax on the leaf-surface.

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  • outside the town, was consecrated in 1399 as an act of thanksgiving for the cessation of the plague, and has a curious collection of ex voto pictures (wax figures), and also the tombs of the Gonzaga family.

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  • In Abbot Islip's chapel there is a series of effigies in wax, representing monarchs and others.

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  • cera, wax, taking the original meaning to refer to the honeycomb), in its earliest application a small detached room in a building, particularly a small monastic house (see Abbey), generally in the country, belonging to large conventual buildings, and intended for change of air for the monks, as well as places to reside in to look after the lands, vassals, &c. Thus Tynemouth was a cell to St Albans; Ashwell, Herts, to Westminster Abbey.

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  • Butter and honey were exported to supply the sultan's kitchen at Stambul; wax and cattle to Venice; and the red and white wine of Walachia, notably that of Pitesei, to Transylvania.

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  • The cargoes which they here took in consisted of Moldavian timber (oak, deal and cornel), grain, butter, honey and wax, salt and nitre.

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  • It is a tall slender palm, and is the source of the vegetable wax so largely used in some parts of the country in the manufacture of matches, a single stem sometimes yielding 16-20 lb.

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  • Friction matches are made from the vegetable wax extracted from the Ceroxylon palm, and are generally used throughout the interior.

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  • During the life of the whale the contents of these cavities are in a fluid condition, but no sooner is the "head matter" removed than the solid wax spermaceti separates in white crystalline flakes, leaving the oil a clear yellow fluid having a fishy odour.

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  • to the south lies Alt-Strelitz, the former capital of the duchy, a small town the inhabitants of which are employed in the manufacture of tobacco, leather and wax candles.

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  • If so, parliament was told that temporal possessions ruin the church and drive out the Christian graces of faith, hope and charity; that the priesthood of the church in communion with Rome was not the priesthood Christ gave to his apostles; that the monk's vow of celibacy had for its consequence unnatural lust, and should not be imposed; that transubstantiation was a feigned miracle, and led people to idolatry; that prayers made over wine, bread, water, oil, salt, wax, incense, altars of stone, church walls, vestments, mitres, crosses, staves, were magical and should not be allowed; that kings should possess the jus episcopale, and bring good government into the church; that no special prayers should be made for the dead; that auricular confession made to the clergy, and declared to be necessary for salvation, was the root of clerical arrogance and the cause of indulgences and other abuses in pardoning sin; that all wars were against the principles of the New Testament, and were but murdering and plundering the poor to win glory for kings; that the vows of chastity laid upon nuns led to child murder; that many of the trades practised in the commonwealth, such as those of goldsmiths and armourers, were unnecessary and led to luxury and waste.

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  • It is also used for preparing shoemaker's wax, as a flux for soldering metals, for pitching lager beer casks, for rosining the bows of musical instruments and numerous minor purposes.

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  • Bees are very generally kept, the honey being consumed in the country, the wax exported.

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  • Rubber, coffee, wax, sugar and palm-kernels, dried fish and whale oil are the chief exports.

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  • The device is common in ecclesiastical art, but the name is especially given in the Church of Rome to a small cake made of the wax of the Easter candles and impressed with this figure.

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  • Formerly the principal exports, besides slaves, were gold-dust, wax and hides, the gold being obtained from the Futa Jallon district farther inland.

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  • The export of wax, valued at £37,000 in 1843, had dwindled in 1907 to £2325.

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  • Caravans from Sus laden with copper-ware, olive oil, butter, saffron, wax, skins, dates, dried roses, &c., are sent to Marrakesh, four days' journey from Tarudant.

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  • At the same time the combs were preserved for refilling by the bees, in lieu of melting them down for wax.

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  • Next in importance, to bee-keepers, is the enormous advance made in late years through the invention of a machine for manufacturing the impressed wax sheets known as " comb foundation," aptly so named, because upon it the bees build the cells wherein they store their food.

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  • We need not dwell upon the evolution from the crude idea, which first took form in the endeavour to compel beesto build straight combs in a given direction by offering them a guiding line of wax along the under side of each top-bar of the frame in which the combs were built; but we may glance at the more important improvements which gradually developed as time went on.

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  • In 1843 a German bee-keeper, Krechner by name, conceived the idea of first dipping fine linen into molten wax, then pressing the sheets so made between rollers, and thus forming a waxen midrib on which the bees would build their combs.

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  • In 1857 Mehring (also a German) made a further advance by the use of wooden moulds for casting sheets of wax impressed with the hexagonal form of the bee-cell.

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  • In all roller machines used at that time the plain sheets of wax were first made by the " dipping " process, i.e.

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  • by repeated dippings of damped boards in molten wax (kept in liquid condition in tanks immersed in hot water) until the sheet was of suitable thickness for the purpose.

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  • " Dipping," however, proved not only a stumbling-block to speed but to the production of continuous sheets of wax; and in the end Mr Weed, acting in concert with Mr A.

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  • By this process " dipping " is abolished, and in its latest form sheets of wax of any length are produced, passed between engraved rollers 6 in.

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  • Nothing seems to be lost, nor can any part of the bee's work be accounted labour in vain; the very wax from which the insect builds the store-combs for its food and the cells in which its young are hatched and reared is valuable to mankind in many ways, and is regarded to-day no less than in the past ages as an important commercial product.

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  • The exports include logwood, cotton, hides, wax, tobacco, salt and cigars of local manufacture.

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  • carnaiiba wax, beeswax), the odoriferous ethereal (essential) oils, and the fluid and solid volatile hydroca rbons - mineral hydrocarbons - found in nature or obtained from natural products by destructive distillation.

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  • esters formed by the union of three molecules of fatty acids with one molecule of the trihydric alcohol glycerin, whereas the waxes consist of esters formed by the union of one molecule of fatty acid with one molecule of a monohydric alcohol, such as cetyl alcohol, cholesterol, &c. Only in the case of the wax coccerin two molecules of fatty acids are combined with one molecule of a dihydric (bivalent) alcohol.

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  • Thus Japan wax is a glyceride and should be more correctly termed Japan tallow, whereas sperm oil is, chemically speaking, a wax.

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  • The high specific gravity, 0.970, is owned by castor oil and cacao butter, and the highest specific gravity observed hitherto, o-975, by Japan wax and myrtle wax.

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  • In the following two tables the "acids" and "alcohols" hitherto identified in waxes are enumerated in a classified order: - Alcohols Spermaceti consists practically of cetyl palmitate, Chinese wax of ceryl palmitate.

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  • The other waxes are of more complex composition, especially so wool wax.

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  • So far carnaiiba wax is practically the only vegetable wax which is of importance in the world's markets.

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  • An exceptional position is occupied by wool wax, the main constituent of the natural wool fat which covers the hair of sheep, and is obtained as a by-product in scouring the raw wool.

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  • Spermaceti is a comparatively unimportant article of commerce; and of Chinese wax small quantities only are imported, as the home consumption takes up the bulk of the wax for the manufacture of candles, polishes and sizes.

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  • There is trade in silk, honey and wax, and brown coal is found in the neighbourhood.

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  • Lanolin, linseed oil, wax, spermaceti, &c., also belong to this group. The paraffins, glycerin and vaseline, although not fats, have much the same effect when applied externally, but they are not nutritive.

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  • Some of them contain much organic debris, and when distilled yield paraffin oil, wax, compounds of ammonia, &c. In these oil-shales there are clear, globular, yellow bodies which seem to be resinous.

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  • KÃhrs oil finish is a mixture of oil and wax which consists almost exclusively of renewable raw materials and contains no solvents.

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  • Fill the reservoir with enough wax to run from the spout.

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  • The unreduced nose combines figs, apricots, nectarines, scented candle wax and hard wood sawdust.

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  • He has worked in the studios for 25 years, sculpting wax portraits for display in the museum 's main exhibitions.

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  • Tie bladder or run sealing wax over the corks, and store in a dry, cool place.

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  • The same effect can often be achieved by layering carnuba wax over a synthetic sealant.

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  • A car shampoo should also be gentle enough not to strip existing layers of wax or sealant protection.

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  • End Sealing: Ends should be sealed immediately after cutting using a clear aqueous wax end sealer to reduce end checking.

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  • Wax scales are tiny flakes secreted from glands on the underneath the worker bees ' abdomen.

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  • In a few hours the mites will be killed and the wax softened.

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