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.
  • Iron in the intestine causes an astringent or constipating effect.
  • Calcium salts form insoluble soaps with fats, and combine with albumen in a manner which makes them soothing and astringent rather than irritating.
  • The fruit-stalk is very short, bearing a subglobose fruit an inch or rather more in diameter, of an orange-yellow colour, and with a sweetish astringent pulp. It is surrounded at the base by the persistent calyxlobes, which increase in size as the fruit ripens.
 

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