Gummic acid is soluble in water; when well dried at ioo° C., it becomes transformed into metagummic acid, which is insoluble, but swells up in water like gum tragacanth.
A fisherman had thought he'd sighted a body in the bay, but it was too far away to confirm and, with night approaching, the shape was lost in the darkening swells.
" the production of a change in the corresponding bacterium whereby it becomes granular, swells up and ultimately may undergo dissolution.
The ocean of water buoys or floats the ship, and the ocean of air, or part of it in motion, swells the sails which propel the ship. The moving air, which strikes the sails directly, strikes.
The nave is thus covered completely by a domical canopy, which, in its ascent, swells larger and larger, mounts higher and higher, as though a miniature heaven rose overhead.