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synonyms for lustra

  • cinque
  • cinquefoil
  • limerick
  • lustrum
  • pentacle
  • pentad
  • pentagon
  • pentagram
  • pentangle
  • quinquennium
  • quintette
  • quintuple
  • quintuplet
  • quincunx
  • quinquennial
  • quintuplets. associatedwords: quinary
  • quintuplicate
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How to use lustra in a sentence

Thus passed away two lustra of her life, and as yet my daughter remained nameless upon the earth.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
Lustra-cellulose prepared by spinning a solution of cellulose in concentrated chloride of zinc.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
Concentrated nitric acid attacks the natural silks powerfully in the cold; the lustra-celluloses dissolve on heating.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
The China silk was dissolved by this reagent; Tussah silk and the lustra-celluloses entirely resisted its action.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
Millon's reagent, at the boiling solution, colours the natural silks violet: the lustra-celluloses give no reaction.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
Industrial applications of the lustra-celluloses are briefly noticed in the concluding section of the book.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
The authors enter a protest against the term 'artificial silk' as applied to these products, and suggest 'lustra-cellulose.'
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
Fehling's solution is a solvent of the natural silks, but is without action on the lustra-celluloses.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
CrO3—solution dissolves both the natural silks and the lustra-celluloses at the boiling temperature of the solution.
RESEARCHES ON CELLULOSEC. F. CROSS
"Cathay" and "Lustra" were followed by the translations of Noh plays.
EZRA POUND: HIS METRIC AND POETRYT. S. ELIOT
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