Sandiver
Sandiver San"di*ver, n. [Perh. fr. OF. sa["i]n grease, fat + de of + verre glass (cf. {Saim}), or fr. F. sel de verre sandiver.] A whitish substance which is cast up, as a scum, from the materials of glass in fusion, and, floating on the top, is skimmed off; -- called also {glass gall}. [Formerly written also {sandever}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • sandiver — Gall Gall (g[add]l), n. [F. galle, noix de galle, fr. L. galla.] (Zo[ o]l.) An excrescence of any form produced on any part of a plant by insects or their larvae. They are most commonly caused by small Hymenoptera and Diptera which puncture the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sandiver — /san deuh veuhr/, n. a whitish, saline scum formed on the surface of molten glass. Also called glass gall. [1300 50; ME saundyver < MF suin de verre grease of glass. See SWEAT, VITRI ] * * * …   Universalium

  • sandiver — noun A scum that forms on molten glass …   Wiktionary

  • sandiver — [ sandɪvə] noun scum on molten glass. Origin ME: appar. from OFr. suin de verre exudation from glass , from suer to sweat + verre glass …   English new terms dictionary

  • sandiver — n. Glass gall …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sandiver — n. liquid scum formed in glass making. Etymology: ME app. f. F suin de verre exhalation of glass f. suer to sweat …   Useful english dictionary

  • glass gall — Sandiver San di*ver, n. [Perh. fr. OF. sa[ i]n grease, fat + de of + verre glass (cf. {Saim}), or fr. F. sel de verre sandiver.] A whitish substance which is cast up, as a scum, from the materials of glass in fusion, and, floating on the top, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sandever — Sandiver San di*ver, n. [Perh. fr. OF. sa[ i]n grease, fat + de of + verre glass (cf. {Saim}), or fr. F. sel de verre sandiver.] A whitish substance which is cast up, as a scum, from the materials of glass in fusion, and, floating on the top, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glass gall — sandiver. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • Anatron — An a*tron, n. [F. anatron, natron, Sp. anatron, natron, fr. Ar. al natr[=u]n. See {Natron}, {Niter}.] [Obs.] 1. Native carbonate of soda; natron. [1913 Webster] 2. Glass gall or sandiver. [1913 Webster] 3. Saltpeter. Coxe. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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