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- v. Present participle of levigate.
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Different accounts are given of the mode of making this ink, the principal substance or colouring matter of which is a smoke black, having all the properties of our lamp black; the variety of its hues and texture seeming wholly to depend on the degree of burning and levigating it receives.
These pharmaceutical compositions may be manufactured in a manner that is itself known, e.g., by means of conventional mixing, dissolving, granulating, dragee-making, levigating, emulsifying, encapsulating, entrapping or lyophilizing processes.
290 The word means the wood; but it alludes to a preparation made by levigating it on
The levigating days of last year are history, and the officials at Lowe’s Motor Speedway are guaranteeing this year’s races will be just as fast as last year’s and safer.