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1) blowpipe. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A metal tube in which a flow of gas is mixed with a controlled flow of air to concentrate the heat of a flame, used especially in the identification of minerals....

2) handblown. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Formed or shaped with a hand-held blowpipe: handblown goblets....

3) 51. To R. B. Hopkins, Gerard Manley. 1918. Poems
...THE fine delight that fathers thought; the strong Spur, live and lancing like the blowpipe flame, Breathes once and, quenchèd faster than it came, Leaves yet the...

4) microcosmic salt. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A white crystalline salt of phosphorus, HNaNH4PO4·4H2O, used in blowpipe analysis of minerals to test for the presence of certain metals....

5) blowgun. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A long narrow pipe through which darts or pellets may be blown. Also called blowpipe....

6) sodium ammonium phosphate. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A colorless, odorless crystalline compound, NaNH4HPO4·4H2O, used in the blowpipe analysis of minerals....

7) filigree. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...into an openwork design and joined with matching solder and borax under the flame of the blowpipe. Filigree is used as a decorative treatment for jewelry or other...

8) 351. Air Pipe. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...flue, chimney, funnel, vent, ventage; ventiduct, ventilator; pipe (tube) [See Opening]; blowpipe (wind) [See Wind]. nostril, nozzle, throat, weasand, bronchus (pl....

9) Hare, Robert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...contributions to early American chemistry. Among his inventions were the oxyhydrogen blowpipe, an electric furnace, and a deflagrator, and his research included work...

10) 144. Conversion. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...[See Workshop]; crucible, alembic, caldron, retort, mortar; potter s wheel, anvil, lathe, blowpipe. CONVERT, neophyte, catechumen, proselyte; pervert, renegade, apostate,...

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