the measurement of heat.
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to alloy (carbon steel or alloy steel) by impregnation with aluminum. verb (transitive) to coat (a ferrous metal) by spraying with aluminium powder and then heating
calorie. Thermodynamics. Also called gram calorie, small calorie. an amount of heat exactly equal to 4.1840 joules. Abbreviation: cal. (usually initial capital letter) kilocalorie. Abbreviation: Cal. Physiology. a unit equal to the kilocalorie, used to express the heat output of an organism and the fuel or energy value of food. a quantity of food capable […]
zucchetto. skullcap (def 1). Historical Examples Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, No. XXVII, August 1852, Vol. V Various Tom Burke Of “Ours”, Volume I (of II) Charles James Lever Rembrandt and His Works John Burnet On the Seaboard August Strindberg Rembrandt and His Works John Burnet Rembrandt and His Works John Burnet Character Sketches of Romance, […]
an early negative-positive photographic process, patented by William Henry Talbot in 1841, in which a paper negative is produced and then used to make a positive contact print in sunlight. a print made by this process. Historical Examples The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV. […]