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  • verb Present participle of rarefy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On the other hand, at the top of the valuation range Iberdrola Renovables would be worth €4 million per megawatt -- clearly putting it at an altitude where the air is rarefying.

    It Isn't Hard to See Why Demand

  • And this, in my opinion, is the reason why the night is more sonorous, and the day less; since in the day, the heat rarefying the air makes the empty spaces between the particles to be very little.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • And this, in my opinion, is the reason why the night is more sonorous, and the day less; since in the day, the heat rarefying the air makes the empty spaces between the particles to be very little.

    Symposiacs

  • And the South, rarefying, is changed into the East; but the

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Good again! the hot-water plate represents the land rarefying the air over it.

    No Name

  • A head of one hundred and eighty degrees is sufficient to diminish the weight of the air it contains to the extent of one-half, by rarefying it.

    Five Weeks in a Balloon

  • Exuding death, Adela seemed to steal the air in that cramped room, rarefying it.

    A Sweet Scent of Death

  • Exuding death, Adela seemed to steal the air in that cramped room, rarefying it.

    A Sweet Scent of Death

  • The next compartment was mainly a store-room, but, like all the others, could be used for observation purposes; next to that was a small compartment intended for a special purpose which will hereafter be apparent; then another containing water storage, apparatus for compressing or rarefying air, as well as machinery for producing the latter chemically.

    To Mars via The Moon An Astronomical Story

  • And here, it is proper to add, that all aromatics, by rarefying the blood, are cordial.

    A Treatise on Foreign Teas Abstracted From An Ingenious Work, Lately Published, Entitled An Essay On the Nerves

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