Sentence Examples


  • It is an important part of the manufacture, because the finished cement should be as fine and "floury" as possible.
  • In the common wheats the chaffscales are boat-shaped, ovoid, of the consistence of parchment, and shorter than the spikelet; the seed is usually floury, opaque, white, and easily broken.
  • In the turgid wheats the glumes have long awns, and the seed is turgid and floury, as in the common wheats.
  • As illustrating the fact of the occasional instability of these variations, Professor Church mentions that a single grain will be sometimes horny and partly opaque and floury, in which case its composition will correspond with its aspect.
  • The requirements of the consumer have also to be considered: for some purposes the soft floury wheats, with their large relative proportion of starch, are the best, for others the harder wheats, with their larger quantity of gluten.

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