PITH


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PITHPrincipal, Interest, Taxes, Heat (mortgage application/qualification)
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It is the effect of anything completely and consummately artificial, in human shape, that the person impresses us as an unreality and as having hardly pith enough to cast a shadow upon the floor.
The modification effect of I3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (I3-APS) on coconut pith was investigated for the uptake of gold.
As with dress, the appearance of Pointy Shoes and Pith Helmets can be deceiving.
2 Add a combination of any of the following, in very small amounts: rosemary, citrus peel with pith removed, juniper berries, black/pink peppercorns, lavender, elderberries, bay leaves, coriander or fennel seeds.
Cut out flesh from between the vertical membranes so you're left with triangular segments of orange flesh with no pith, skin or membrane.
Stem rind and stem pith were obtained by stripping from the internode of cornstalk, and stem node was obtained by snipping the line of the joint of culm within 0.
So what could be better than a pith helmet that dated from the same period as the bike?
In softwood species, the tracheid length increases and the microfibril angle of the S2 layer decreases from the pith to the bark, before they are stabilized at almost the same distance from the pith (Hirakawa and Fujisawa 1995).
We've been throwing away the seeds, skin and the pith of pomegranates for thousands of years because they are inedible and we haven't had the science to enable us to release the benefits," the Daily Express quoted Dr Sergio Streitenberger, head of research at ProbelteBio which made the breakthrough, as saying.
In vitro cell wall degradation, organic matter digestibility (OMD) and metabolisable energy (ME) of sugarcane pith treated with steam and 18 g/kg acid was the highest and microbial biomass production (MB) was the lowest for all microbial groups.
color defects and/or decay) were classified into 5 grades: 1 = no damage (no visible color defects or decay); 2 = color defect in pith with a diameter <20 mm (slight color change); 3 = hard rot in pith with a diameter <20 mm (clear color change, usually as a result of chemical reaction or preliminary stage of decay); 4 = hard rot (the wood material dark but still hard, a condition caused by an infection related to a decaying fungus); 5 = soft rot (wood material is dark and soft, and wears away when scratched) (see Schatz et al.
Although they may deal with the same subjects as the more prestigious paintings on Chinese-manufactured paper or paper imported from Europe, pith as a material makes very different demands on the painter and a very different style evolved to deal with the medium.