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Usage examples for extraction

  1. Alexis gave up his time to the society of a favourite girl of the lowest extraction, and amid various kinds of debauchery forgot or ignored the existence of his wife, and the two children she bore him, one of whom, a daughter, died in childhood; whilst the other, a son, ultimately became Peter the Second. – Claimants to Royalty by John H. Ingram
  2. The problem lay in the extraction. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  3. In order to blow bulbs large enough to make a useful condenser, it will be convenient to employ the multiple- jet blowpipe described on page 4. A Soxhlet- Tube or Extraction Apparatus. – A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing by Bernard D. Bolas
  4. Only those rocks are called " iron ores" which have a sufficiently high percentage of iron to be adapted to present processes for the extraction of iron. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  5. If Suppuration has not been prevented by an immediate Extraction of the offending Substance, the Abscess should be opened as soon as ever Matter is formed. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  6. Marie Van Zandt came of a New York family of Dutch extraction. – Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  7. 1956, which will enable the cutter shanks to be made the full size of the socket bore proper, and thus run true while enabling their easy insertion and extraction from the socket. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  8. As a rule, its removal is comparatively easy, but one case recalls itself to the author's mind in which the extraction was a matter of considerable difficulty. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  9. The Major assured him that the extraction of a tooth or teeth did not fall within the sphere of the hospital's provision. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  10. I have latterly made a useful application of this fact by persuading a dentist of this city to administer the vapor of ether to his patients, when about to undergo the operation of extraction of teeth. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  11. Loss of this money would be an invisible extraction from his savings, an easy riddance. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  12. This person was the clergyman of the parish, a pious divine, a learned man, and a gentleman in feeling as well as by extraction. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  13. Journel was their landlord, a fellow of means, but no extraction, and a favorite aversion of the old gentleman's. – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King
  14. It was entire but so fragile, that nearly all of it fell to pieces during its extraction. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  15. It is then subjected to hydraulic pressure, and, after the extraction of every drop of oil, is carefully housed, to be converted into phosphates. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  16. This family also was of English extraction, having originally come from Sussex. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  17. The efficiency of the extraction process is checked by comparing the tests of the storage liquor with those of the dry bleach and each batch of liquor should be tested daily. – Chlorination of Water by Joseph Race
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