Sentence Examples


  • On the upheaval of such rocks above the sea-level, fresh water from rainfall began to flow over their exposed surfaces, and, so far as the strata were permeable, to lie in their interstices upon the salt water.
  • Jacquerod and Perrot have found that quartz-glass is freely permeable to helium below a red-heat (Comet.
  • The conceptions of osmotic pressure and ideal semi-permeable membranes enable us to deduce other thermodynamic relations between the different properties of solutions.
  • The crust of the earth, so far as it is permeable and above the sea-level, receives from rainfall its supply of fresh water.
  • Solvent may be supposed to be squeezed out from the solution which has become more dilute through a semi-permeable wall, and through another such wall allowed to mix with the solution which in the electrical operation had become more concentrated.