How to use White-hot in a sentence
We might at first suppose that the sun was really an intensely heated body radiating out its heat as does white-hot iron, but this explanation cannot be admitted, for there is no historical evidence that the sun is growing colder.
In de Lambilly's process air and steam is led over white-hot coke, and carbon dioxide or monoxide removed from the escaping gases according as ammonium formate or carbonate is wanted.
Then, by the use of another piece of platinum as anode, mercury is electrolytically deposited upon the platinum, which may also be amalgamated by making it white hot in a Bunsen flame and plunging it in mercury.
When now a small bead of a salt of sodium or lithium is placed in the flame the spectrum of the white hot platinum is traversed by the dark absorption of the D lines.
Here BB is a large fixed iron cylinder, corrugated within, and C an excentric cylinder, also corrugated, which, in turning to the right, by the friction of its corrugated surface rotates the puddled ball D which has just entered at A, so that, turning around its own axis, it travels to the right and is gradually changed from a ball into a bloom, a rough cylindrical mass of white hot iron, still dripping with cinder.Advertisement
The advantage of the " reversing " system is that it avoids lifting the piece from below to above the middle roll, and again lowering it, which is rather difficult because the white-hot piece cannot be guided directly by hand, but must be moved by means of hooks, tongs, or even complex mechanism.
But it is not very well adapted to large furnaces, and especially not to those cases where all the space round the furnace is required for manipulating heavy, white-hot masses of iron, or for similar purposes.
In addition to the above facts of polarization mention may be made of the partial polarization, in a plane perpendicular to that of emission, of the light emitted in an oblique direction from a white-hot solid, and of the polarization produced by diffraction.
When you pass a current through it the wire gets so hot that it glows white-hot.
The figures are grouped around a piece of white-hot metal which is the central light source.Advertisement
He pointed his nostrils to the sky and gave vent to a mighty blast of white-hot fire.
He gives the strength to the child of God to endure the searing licks of temptation 's white-hot flame.
It must have driven through the iron of the ship 's side like a white-hot iron rod through paper.
The blood is white-hot iron, and explodes out of Him into a spray of fine drops which form the stars.
I cannot cope with white-hot heat unless I can avoid moving about for more than a minute at a time - carrying a fan.Advertisement
It's difficult to remember now, but Chris Brown used to be white hot back in the day... that is, of course until he man-handled Rihanna.
Some of these suits are also see-through, raising them to white hot status.
These suits come in at a white hot dare factor of five.
Just like with cattle, white-hot hot metal is most often used to mark the skin in human branding.
Heat the grill to high heat or allow your charcoal to reach white hot stage.Advertisement