Sentence Examples


  • Tear away underwear -- Several varieties of rip-off cire shorts, bikinis and studded chaps shorts with g-strings are available.
  • They are frequently stated to be of beaten bronze, but they are really castings, apparently by the cire perdue process.
  • As early as the pyramid times solid casting by cire perdue was already used for figures: but the copper statues of Pepi and his son seem, by their thinness and the piecing together of the parts, to have been entirely hammered out.
  • By the time of the XIIth Dynasty, and perhaps earlier, cire perdue casting over an ash core became usual.
  • Their exact method is not certainly known, but it appears probable that they were acquainted with the process now called a cire perdue - the same as that employed by the great Italian artists in bronze.
 

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