ACIDS


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ACIDSAmerican College of Integrated Delivery Systems
ACIDSAir Conformal Ice Detection System (aircraft)
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Doctor Cacaphodel, the alchemist, returned to his laboratory with a prodigious fragment of granite, which he ground to powder, dissolved in acids, melted in the crucible, and burned with the blow-pipe, and published the result of his experiments in one of the heaviest folios of the day.
Aylmer snatched the metallic plate and threw it into a jar of corrosive acid.
The Countess may recoil from handling the acids and watching the process of cremation; but she can surely sprinkle a little disinfecting powder--'
There were the wool-pluckers, whose hands went to pieces even sooner than the hands of the pickle men; for the pelts of the sheep had to be painted with acid to loosen the wool, and then the pluckers had to pull out this wool with their bare hands, till the acid had eaten their fingers off.
Should you be so rigid in adhering to monastic rule,'' he added, ``as to prefer your acid preparation of milk, I hope you will not strain courtesy to do me reason.
I don't know what it was, but it had either prussic acid or white lead in it.
It was not unpleasant to the taste, though slightly acid, and I learned in a short time to prize it very highly.
Indeed, each man consumes, in one hour, the oxygen contained in more than 176 pints of air, and this air, charged (as then) with a nearly equal quantity of carbonic acid, becomes unbreathable.
There was blood, I saw, in the sink,--brown, and some scarlet--and I smelt the peculiar smell of carbolic acid.
Then he ran to one of the cupboards in Valentine's room, which had been transformed into a medicine closet, and taking from its silver case a small bottle of nitric acid, dropped a little of it into the liquor, which immediately changed to a blood-red color.
Donnithorne, the delicately clean, finely scented, withered old man, led out Miss Irwine, with his air of punctilious, acid politeness; Mr.
I had, however, no fancy for his acid German nectar, but I liked coffee, so I responded--