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synonyms for ash can

  • dustbin
  • garbage pail
  • litter basket
  • trash barrel
  • trash bin
  • trash can
  • wastebasket
  • wastebin
  • wastepaper basket
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From Bungay in Suffolk comes the news that a water-wagtail has built its nest in a milk-can.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
In roots and tubers the variations are less, and all, except the potato and the turnip, contain about seven per cent of ash.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Saussure has also observed that the quantity of ash diminishes in certain plants when the seed has ripened.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Thus, it has been found that in early spring the wood of the young shoots of the horse-chesnut contains 9·9 per cent of ash.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
The lighter the color of the tobacco the lighter the ash and the milder the flavor of the cigar.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Silica is an invariable constituent of the ash, but in most plants occurs but in small quantity.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
These cigars are usually pressed, and burn well, leaving a dark-colored ash, and emitting a fragrant odor.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
If the leaf will burn freely, and leave a white, firm ash, the product will no doubt prove a rival of the leaf grown in Luzon.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Coprolites are seldom used alone for the manufacture of superphosphates, but are generally mixed with bone-ash and bone dust.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Dry peat of good quality contains about one per cent of nitrogen, and a quantity of ash varying from five to twenty per cent.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
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