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  • 61incrustation — n. 1 the process of encrusting or state of being encrusted. 2 a crust or hard coating, esp. of fine material. 3 a concretion or deposit on a surface. 4 a facing of marble etc. on a building. Etymology: F incrustation or LL incrustatio (as… …

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  • 62de|scale — «dee SKAYL», transitive verb, scaled, scal|ing. to remove the crust or hard coating from, especially that produced by the minerals in water: »Polishing is done after fabrication and the best results are obtained from ordinary descaled…stainless… …

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  • 63en|crus|ta|tion — «EHN kruhs TAY shuhn», noun. 1. an encrusting. 2. a being encrusted. 3. a crust or hard coating. SYNONYM(S): scale. 4. a decorative layer of costly material. Also, incrustation …

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  • 64en|crust — «ehn KRUHST», transitive verb. 1. to cover with a crust or hard coating: »The inside of the kettle is encrusted with lime. SYNONYM(S): overspread. 2. to form a crust on; form into a crust: »The extremely cold weather during the night had… …

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  • 65candelilla wax —       hard, yellowish tan to brown wax found as a coating on candelilla shrubs, Euphorbia antisyphilitica or Euphorbia cerifera, which grow wild in northern Mexico and Texas. Candelilla wax resembles carnauba wax but is less hard. Because it… …

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  • 66steel — steellike, adj. /steel/, n. 1. any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying …

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  • 67Diamond-like carbon — A ta C thin film on silicon (15 mm diameter) exhibiting regions of 40 nm and 80 nm thickness …

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  • 68Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 69metallurgy — metallurgic, metallurgical, adj. metallurgically, adv. metallurgist /met l err jist/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jist/, n. /met l err jee/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jee/, n. 1. the technique or science of working or heating metals so as… …

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  • 70Drill bit — For the fictional character, see Drill Bit (Transformers). For the cancelled skyscraper nicknamed Drill bit, see Chicago Spire. For the types used in drilling wells, see Well drilling. From top to bottom: Spade, lip and spur (brad point), masonry …

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  • 71printmaking — /print may king/, n. the art or technique of making prints, esp. as practiced in engraving, etching, drypoint, woodcut or serigraphy. [1925 30; PRINT + MAKING] * * * Art form consisting of the production of images, usually on paper but… …

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  • 72Paint — For other uses, see Paint (disambiguation). Paints redirects here. For the baseball team, see Chillicothe Paints. Dried green paint Paint is any liquid, liquefiable, or mastic composition which after application to a substrate in a thin layer is… …

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  • 73Floppy disk — Floppy redirects here. For other uses, see Floppy (disambiguation). 8 inch, 5 1⁄4 inch, and 3 1⁄2 inch floppy disks …

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  • 74Tungsten carbide — Chembox new Name = Tungsten carbide ImageFile = Tungsten carbide.jpg ImageName = Tungsten carbide milling bits Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 12070 12 1 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = WC MolarMass = 195.86 g·mol−1 Appearance =… …

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  • 75Physically Unclonable Function — In practical cryptography, a PUF or Physical Unclonable Function is a function that is embodied in a physical structure, that is easy to evaluate but hard to characterize.The physical structure that contains the PUF consists of many random… …

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  • 76Tablet — For other uses, see Tablet (disambiguation). Common disk shaped tablets A tablet is a pharmaceutical dosage form. It comprises a mixture of active substances and excipients, usually in powder form, pressed or compacted from a powder into a solid… …

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  • 77arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 78Binoculars — Binocular telescopes, or binoculars (also known as field glasses), are two identical or mirror symmetrical telescopes mounted side by side and aligned to point accurately in the same direction, allowing the viewer to use both eyes (binocular… …

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  • 79Corrective lens — A bifocal corrective eyeglass lens A pair of contact le …

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  • 80Plasterwork — refers to construction or ornamentation done with plaster, such as a layer of plaster on an interior wall or plaster decorative moldings on ceilings or walls. This is also sometimes called pargeting. The process of creating plasterwork, called… …

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