from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See fluorite.
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- n. Fluorite (symbol: F).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fluid state.
- n. Menstrual flux; catamenia; menses.
- n. See Fluorite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A liquid state.
- n. Menstrual flux.
- n. In mineralogy, fluor-spar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine
In the case of fluorides free from silicates (such as fluor-spar), it is determined indirectly by decomposing a weighed portion with sulphuric acid, evaporating, igniting, and weighing the residual sulphate.
This I suspect to be the most frequent kind of fluor albus; the former one described at Class I. 1. 2. 11. attends menstruation, or is a discharge instead of it, and thus resembles the venereal orgasm of female quadrupeds.
May 13, 2008 at 5:33 pm jes wun moehr capshun fohr pickshur: O crap, Mamah jes mahp dis fluor!
Caelius Aurelianus, who named the ailment fluor ventris, typically provided a more elaborate description than Mustio but similarly stressed that the nurse would act as intermediary (CA, 1.169, pp. 61 — 62).
CCA (chrome copper arsenide) preservative treated wood, recognizable with its greenish hue, will leach chrome VI (think ‘Erin Brockovitch’), fluor and arsenic — a serious threat to human and environmental health.
For pie crust just rememebr half as much shortning/butter as fluor, half as much ice water as shortning plus use lots of flour in the roll out.
The final constituent of Patrizi's physics is humidity (fluor), which is passive and material and somewhat akin to the elements associated with pre-Socratic thinkers such as Empedocles.
He began nearly every sentence with, "What we have here is a great advance in medical science, a fluor-oscope" -or a special X-ray machine, or an implement to be used in surgery.
The photo-electric excitability of fluor-spar crystals is increased by a moderate heat (80° to 100° C.).
Hantzel has communicated to the Saxon Royal Society of Science some interesting observations on the production of electricity by light in colored fluor-spar.