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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trade-name of mica in sheets of considerable size made by cementing together a number of small clear pieces split very thin: used as an insulating material for electric circuits.


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  • The writer's experience is very limited in this matter, but Dr. Kennelly, with whom he communicated on the subject, was good enough to reply in favour of micanite for engineering work.

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