Tag Archives | Chemistry

RESINITE

is the name of a sort of resin made by the action of formaldehyde upon phenol.

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PROMETAL

A variety of cast iron specially applicable to the construction of furnace parts.

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BEETSuGAR

Sugar extracted from beetroots,which contains from 14 to 18 per cent, of cane sugar.

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CARRON OIL

A mixture of olive oil and limewater in equal parts, used as an application for burns.

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SENSITOL

Two substances of dyestuii character used in the production of panchromatic photographs.

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BRUSHITE

A natural hydrated calcium phosphate 4, 2ll2 found in the guano of Aves Island and Sombrero.

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LINOLENIC ACID

occurs as a glyceride in linseed, hempseed, and some other drying oils, and is very oxidizable.

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DISINFECTANTS

Preparations that destroy in any way the infectants or causes of disease, or render them innocuous.

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DIATHERMANOUS

A character of substances like rockcrystal which transmit heat as transparent substances transmit light.

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CORKSQUEEZER

A mechanical contrivance for squeezing corks, as found necessary to adjust theii fitting well as stoppers.

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