Sentence Examples


  • The chief productions are wheat, wine, oil, mastic, figs, raisins, honey, wax, cotton and silk.
  • 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.
  • Quicklime mixed with white of egg, hardened Canada balsam, and thick copal or mastic varnish are also useful for cementing broken china, which should be warmed before their application.