Usage examples for incrustation

  1. This I finally accomplished by lying at full length upon that portion of the incrustation which yielded the least, but which was not sufficiently strong to bear my weight while I stood upright, and at imminent risk of sinking in the infernal mixture, I rolled over and over to the edge of the opening; and, with the crust slowly bending and sinking beneath me, hurriedly secured the coveted prize of black sulphur, and rolled back to a place of safety. – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  2. If this saline incrustation is washed away by the rain, it soon re- appears; and this is even observed on walls which, like the gateway of Lisle, have been erected for centuries. – Familiar Letters of Chemistry by Justus Liebig
  3. When I reached the middle of the stream I paused a moment and turned around to speak to Mr. Hedges, who was about entering the stream, when I discovered from the sensation of warmth under my feet that I was standing upon an incrustation formed over a hot spring that had its vent in the bed of the stream. – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  4. It formed a protecting incrustation on the surface of the skin, which, by covering the the papillae, the sentient, organs, or destroying their capacity for sensation, enable the hermits to endure without apparent emotion the cold winters and bleak winds of inhospitable forests. – Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues by John Alberger
  5. The piping between the mixing and storage tanks is of galvanised iron of generous dimension so as to compensate for incrustation. – Chlorination of Water by Joseph Race
  6. Occurs usually as an incrustation, its surface being very smooth, like enamel. – The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis by Frederick Hutton Getman
  7. This was found in such immense quantities on many of the little islands along the coast, as to have the appeaarnce of lofty hills, which, covered with a white saline incrustation, led the Conquerors to give them the name of the sierra nevada, or " snowy mountains." – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru by Prescott, William Hickling
  8. General Washburn noticed the sudden cracking of the incrustation before I did, and I was aroused to a sense of my peril by his shout of alarm, and had sufficient presence of mind to fall suddenly backwards at full length upon the sound crust, whence, with my feet and legs extended over the spring, I rolled to a place of safety. – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  9. The skull appears to be that of a very old animal; the horns are quite joined at the base, and from the incrustation on the bones I should say it had been picked up, and was not a shikar trophy. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  10. It is much cooler in the little irrigation channels, which have hard beds from the incrustation of the sulphur. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  11. It is said that an incrustation of only one- eighth inch will cause a loss of 25 per cent in efficiency, and this is probably within the truth in many cases. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.