Antonyms for candling

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Examining eggs to determine their quality is called "candling."

When he works, the room must be dark except for the covered light used in candling.

If you are in doubt about the quality of any eggs you are candling break a few of them into a dish and examine them.

He was "candling" a phial of ground glass in his fingers as a good wife tries eggs.

This saved the wages of the egg twirlers, whose method of candling eggs, as it was called, was far less rapid than the Separator.

First grade that can be separated by candling, corresponding to about twenty-four hours of incubation.

The loss in candling is generally kept account of, but is seldom charged back to the shipper.

First: The encouragement of the cash buying of produce, and, if possible, the candling of all eggs with proper deduction for loss.