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  • Instead of insisting that giant growers reduce risky practices, the USDA invoked a rule that requires the gassing or steam-heating of California raw almonds in a way that many consumers have found unacceptable.

    Almond Growers and Handlers File Federal Lawsuit

  • You will be tempted to think of books as objects, not to be read, but to be possessed for show, and when that happens, you are easy prey to those booksellers who deal in harlot volumes, tricked out in pretty skins (which will not last becasue the leather is not well prepared) and bedizened with gold paint that used to be daubed on steam-heating coils.

    Two Links and a Quote « So Many Books

  • But the houses were glazed all along their fronts with the sun-traps which we had noted in the Basque country, and which do not wait for a certain date in the almanac to do the work of steam-heating.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • The mere sight of their warmth did something to supply the defect of steam in the steam-heating apparatus, but when one got beyond their radius there was nothing for the shivering traveler except to wrap himself in the down quilt of his bed and spread his steamer-rug over his knees till it was time to creep under both of them between the glacial sheets.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • The landlord pointed out that it was completely equipped with steam-heating apparatus, but when I made him observe that there was no steam in the shining radiators, he owned with a shrug that there was truth in what I said.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • There was not only steam-heating, but the steam was on!

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Of course, in such an isolated dwelling, electric-lighting, steam-heating, fireproof stairs, and other luxuries of the "flat," would hardly be expected.

    The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890

  • Just what was in the cab -- the water and oil tanks, the steam-heating boiler to supply heat and hot water to the train the monster was to draw, the motors and the many other mechanical contrivances -- was hidden from the spectators.

    Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive, or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails

  • They were working at everything at once, from the new installation of electric light and the steam-heating apparatus, in the basement, to the emergency exits and the main lobby.

    The Bill-Toppers

  • Corresponding savings are evidently possible in every other department of housekeeping, including steam-heating, ventilating, laundry-work, lighting and elevator-work.

    The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890


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