from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Latin plural of lustrum.

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  • noun Plural form of lustrum.


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  • Lugesin juttu «Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall» kõigepealt poolakeelse ajakirja «Fantastyka» 1989. aasta juulinumbris, kus see kandis pealkirja «Moggropple po tamtej stronie lustra».

    John Morressy «Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall»

  • Corvorum, ferarum, aprorum et bestiarum lustra, like so many wildernesses, a receptacle of wild beasts.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • But that, for the sake of assisting their memory, men number among themselves years and months; that of these, they form lustra and olympiads; that they keep stated days; this I say, is peculiar to civil polity.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1

  • _Concentrated nitric acid_ attacks the natural silks powerfully in the cold; the lustra-celluloses dissolve on heating.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

  • The industry in 'artificial silks' or 'lustra-celluloses,' by the collodion processes also, whilst presenting features of unusual interest attaching to rapid expansion, has been barren of contribution of fundamental scientific or technical importance.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

  • The China silk was dissolved by this reagent; Tussah silk and the lustra-celluloses entirely resisted its action.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

  • _Millon's reagent_, at the boiling solution, colours the natural silks violet: the lustra-celluloses give no reaction.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

  • The author remarks that though it has a certain interest to have succeeded in making a thread from this compound and thus adding another to the processes existing for this purpose, he is not of opinion that it shows any advance on the lustra-cellulose (2) and (3).

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

  • CrO_ {3} -- solution dissolves both the natural silks and the lustra-celluloses at the boiling temperature of the solution.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900

  • In this reagent also the China silk dissolved, and the Tussah silk as well as the lustra-celluloses underwent no appreciable change.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900


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