Sentence Examples


  • The chief productions are wheat, wine, oil, mastic, figs, raisins, honey, wax, cotton and silk.
  • The apple, pear, cherry and plum thrive well in the north; the orange, lemon, citron and sugar-cane in the south; styrax and mastic in the south-west; and the wheat lands of the Sivas vilayet can hardly be surpassed.
  • Briicke also brought forward an experiment of great importance, in which he showed that gum mastic, precipitated from an alcoholic solution poured into a large quantity of water, scatters light of a blue tint.
  • He remarks that it is impossible to suppose that the particles of mastic are in the form of bubbles.
  • Sir William Abney has found that the above law agrees remarkably well with his observations on the transmission of light through water in which particles of mastic are suspended (Prot.