Sentence Examples


  • Large metallic surfaces (especially external surfaces) are sometimes plated by means of a "doctor," which, in its simplest form, is a brush constantly wetted with the electrolyte, with a wire anode buried amid the hairs or bristles; this brush is painted slowly over the surface of the metal to be coated, which must be connected to the negative terminal of the electrical generator.
  • The amalgam is first pressed in wetted canvas or buckskin in order to remove excess of mercury.
  • Tears wetted her face as men in what looked like black tactical SWAT gear entered the garage.
  • The pipe was fixed in a horizontal position, and along the top wall ran a platinum wire wetted with sulphuric acid.
  • A pellet of potassium when thrown on water at once bursts out into a violet flame and the burning metal fizzes about on the surface, its extremely high temperature precluding absolute contact with the liquid, exce p t at the very end, when the last remnant, through loss of temperature, is wetted by the water and bursts with explosive violence.