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Strips of gauze or absorbent cotton saturated with the solution should now be applied and renewed only occasionally.

Special Report on Diseases of the HorseUnited States Department of Agriculture

Can they forget the absorbent powers of carpet tissues, and the horrors of next morning to non-smokers, perhaps to ladies?

A rubber hot-water bag was filled with absorbent cotton containing all the nitroglycerin it would hold.

Dynamite StoriesHudson Maxim

When this thick manner of painting is adopted, an absorbent canvas should always be used.

The absorbent cotton in my ears was transformed into gun-cotton, so explosive the insistent drumming of the motor-engine.

UnicornsJames Huneker

The valves of the absorbent vessels may suffer their fluids to regurgitate in some diseases.

Zoonomia, Vol. IErasmus Darwin

They heard that one country was in special need of stretchers, a second absorbent cotton, a third hospital gauze.

Ways of War and PeaceDelia Austrian

A few years ago Dr. Dougall, of Glasgow, made some very interesting experiments on the absorbent properties of milk.

Science in the Kitchen.Mrs. E. E. Kellogg

The influence of synchronism between the "radiant" and the "absorbent" is well shown by the behavior of carbonic acid gas.

This may be accomplished by drainage tubes, absorbent dressings, setons, or continuous irrigations.

Special Report on Diseases of the HorseUnited States Department of Agriculture


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