Usage examples for calcium

  1. On the inside of this is spread a layer of tungstate of calcium. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. It appears to be true that the prolonged use of any food leading to nutritional disturbance causes an inability on the part of the bone cells to take up calcium salts in the normal manner. – Food Poisoning by Edwin Oakes Jordan
  3. It is especially necessary that calcium- rich food be given to children. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  4. Whether the presence of the calcium is necessary to the formation of the ferment or to the action of the ferment upon the fibrinogen is unknown. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  5. As an element of plant food, magnesium is as essential as calcium. – Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  6. After a day in Auckland, we set sail again; were blown up in the main cabin with calcium fires, as we left the bay. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  7. Likewise the change to the air- slaked condition adds no calcium, but again adds weight. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  8. Do we grudge these godlike creatures Picture- cards that advertise- Calcium lights that flood their features From the flies? –  by
  9. This property is probably assisted by the presence of numerous fine tubes arranged vertically and lined with calcium carbonate; these are supposed to have been formed in the first place by fibrous rootlets. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  10. No, sir; that is a dissolving view, oxy- calcium, panto- sciostereoscopticon. – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  11. These osmotic cells of carbonate of lime or phosphate of lime consist of a transparent membrane enclosing liquid contents and a solid nucleus of chloride of calcium. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  12. Looks like a gas flame, with a bit of calcium in it. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  13. That was before we were supplied with calcium flares. – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  14. As a matter of fact, the great majority of soils are deficient in calcium and their productiveness is inhibited thereby. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  15. Barium carbonate is sometimes used in removing calcium sulphate, the products of the reaction being barium sulphate and calcium carbonate, both of which are insoluble and may be precipitated. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  16. Permanently hard waters are those containing mainly calcium sulphate, which is only precipitated at the high temperatures found in the boiler itself, 300 degrees Fahrenheit or more. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  17. And a certain calcium cloud with a star- cluster behind it was as good as a highway sign for locating one's self. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  18. The most practical and effective way of obtaining calcium is to use a generous supply of milk. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  19. The wood is chipped and put into digesters large enough to hold twenty tons, and is steam- cooked together with bisulphite of magnesium or calcium for seven or eight hours. – Makers of Many Things by Eva March Tappan
  20. They will combine with bases such as soda, calcium and potash to form salts which are soluble in water, and it is usually in the form of sodium salts that these azo and acid dye- stuffs are sold to the dyer and calico printer. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech