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The hollows in which London and Paris lie are both perforated in many places by borings of this nature.
Each of them had "the reverse side cut perfectly flat, and with the borings to attach them to some other object."
Artesian borings have been made in West Queensland 4,000 feet deep.
But it is not often that borings come to be made in river alluvia.
Borax may also be used for iron welding and a mixture of borax with steel borings may also be used for either class of work.
Measurements of such heat-increase have been taken, both in mines and in borings for wells.
Gard never ceased to enjoin the utmost caution on the men who undertook these outermost experimental borings.
Steel filings and cast-iron borings contain carbon, and afford a more brilliant fire, with wavy radiations.
Borings are made in the earth from the crust to a depth of 600 or 700 feet, when large reservoirs of natural gas are "struck."
If the borings and chips of the ivory-turner, called ivory dust, be boiled in water, a kind of fine size is obtained.


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