Sentence Examples

  • A large number of cotton mills furnish the chief source of industry; printing, dyeing and bleaching of cotton and calico, spinning and weaving machine making, iron and steel works, and collieries in the neighbourhood, are also important.
  • The cognate industry of bleaching has been carried on since early in the 18th century, and large ironworks grew up in the latter half of the 19th century.
  • Bleaching and cotton-spinning and the manufacture of fire-bricks and tiles are carried on.
  • In the presence of water it frequently acts as a bleaching agent, the bleaching process in this case being one of reduction.
  • It is prepared on the industrial scale for the manufacture of sulphuric acid, for the preparation of sodium sulphate by the Hargreaves process, and for use as a bleaching-disinfecting agent and as a preservative.

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