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The acetylene prepared from this substance has a very characteristic odor due to impurities, the chief of these being phosphine.
AN ELEMENTARY STUDY OF CHEMISTRYWILLIAM MCPHERSON
This sponge will absorb readily the gross impurities of the water, and can easily be taken out and cleaned once or twice a week.
Impurities in the water, which, through both mechanical and chemical action, destroy exposed metallic surfaces.
The dirty seed, full of dust and other impurities, is heaped up in one corner.
SPORT AND WORK ON THE NEPAUL FRONTIERJAMES INGLIS
Thatch is put over the cones to protect them from the rain, and there they stand till some of the impurities drain away.
DIGGERS IN THE EARTHEVA MARCH TAPPAN
Though she herself was as pure as the driven snow, she did not require to be told that there were impurities in the world.
SIR HARRY HOTSPUR OF HUMBLETHWAITEANTHONY TROLLOPE
In the material as extracted, impurities may range from a trace to about 25 per cent.
THE ECONOMIC ASPECT OF GEOLOGYC. K. LEITH
The impurities fall to the bottom of the vessel in the form of "slime," which is periodically removed.
MARVELS OF SCIENTIFIC INVENTIONTHOMAS W. CORBIN
Heated air rises, carrying with it much of the carbon dioxide and other impurities.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
A strict examination is made of every shovelful, in order that impurities may be eliminated.