- The combined fluxing and abrading action of the descending charge tends to wear away the lining of the furnace where it is hottest, which of course is near its lower end, thus changing its shape materially, lessening its efficiency, and in particular increasing its consumption of fuel.
impractical to put these symbols on some products and on others they wear away.
paintball gun, doesn't wear away like oil.
Uplift permitted renewed erosion to wear away the soft belts, leaving mountain ridges of hard rock separated by parallel valleys.
It is named the antifriction curve, since a pivot and step having the form of the surface generated by revolving the curve about its vertical axis wear away equally (see MECHANICS: Applied).
This pond has no stream passing through it to melt or wear away the ice.
They would use salami strategy, and wear away at the stipulations laid down on their involvement.
This is because it actually takes a lot of care and time to rip strategic holes and wear away at the material in an item of denim clothing.
Electric nail grinders are also available that will use a grinding stone to wear away your dog's nail tips, and they do not leave behind the sharp edges that the previous two trimmers may leave.
The bath should not last longer than 20 to 30 minutes because of the tendency of these soaks to soften and wear away the skin.
Have you ever purchased a particularly gorgeous swim towel, only to be disappointed that the design began to wear away with only a few washings?
This may only cause your toile fabric to wear away faster than you'd want!.
This is because, unlike solid silver, silver plating can begin to wear away with repeated polishing.
This means that over time the engraving may wear away.
Less Detail: While silver rings can be sculpted and molded into intricate patterns, the softness of the metal means that eventually some of that detail may wear away as the ring is worn.
This is ideal for promise rings that are only going to be worn until engagement rings are exchanged, however the white gold plate may wear away with time.
It is important to note that lower grade metals are harder than high grade gold or platinum and as such if a low grade metal is worn against a high grade metal, the high grade metal may wear away.
While this can be a good alternative it is important to note that the gold will wear away overtime particularly with everyday use.
A lower carat gold will be harder than a high carat gold and could wear away the surface of the other ring.
However, as jewelry ages, prongs can loosen and metal can wear away.
If you are an infield player, excessive crouching will wear away at your ankles, so it is necessary for your cleats to offer strength and a comfortable fit.
Body paints are meant to be temporary, but that doesn't mean they should wash off or wear away in hours.
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