Sentence Examples

  • The physical properties of the powder also give it a mild astringent action.
  • It has a sweet astringent taste, very soluble in water, but scarcely soluble in alcohol.
  • Calcium salts form insoluble soaps with fats, and combine with albumen in a manner which makes them soothing and astringent rather than irritating.
  • Their soluble salts combine with albumen and preserve it, strong solutions being extremely irritant or caustic, while weaker ones are astringent simply, or even soothing.
  • The underground woody stem is astringent and yields a yellow dye.

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