In 1854 he made his reputation by his doctoral thesis, Sur les combinaisons de la glycerine avec les acides, which described a series of beautiful researches in continuation and amplification of M.
If this course is inconvenient, some liquid of low freezing-point, such as glycerine, may be mixed with the water.
It splits it into a fatty acid and glycerine, but seems to have no further action.
GLYCERIN, GLYCERINE or Glycerol (in pharmacy Glycerinum) (from Gr.
Large quantities of ground mica are used in the manufacture of wall-paper, and to produce a frosted effect on toys, stage scenery, &c. Powdered mica is also used in the manufacture of paints and paper, as a lubricant, and as an absorbent of nitro-glycerine and disinfectants.
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