Usage examples for solids

  1. All the rain which falls on such a country as England, from two to three feet deep per annum, tends to raise the surface of the soil with the substances generated by it, which we call solids. – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips
  2. The mysteries of assimilation are effected by means of chemical substances called " enzymes," similar to those found in the digestive organs, but acting in an entirely different manner, in that they build up solids out of liquids instead of converting solids into liquids. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  3. Now the abstracted solids have not been altogether retained beneath the ocean. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  4. The Liquids premitted to the Solids. – The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby
  5. This unexpected meeting seemed to have taken the solids from under his feet. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  6. Costiveness often arises from the absorption of the fluids from the solids in their slow progress through the intestines; exercise will then be indicated. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  7. The future citizens of Cleveland will need an understanding of electricity, heat, expansion and contraction of gases and solids, the mechanics of machines, distillations, common chemical reactions, and the multitude of other matters of science met with daily in their activities. – What the Schools Teach and Might Teach by John Franklin Bobbitt
  8. The solids resulting from this were subjected to the microscope. – Death Points a Finger by Will Levinrew
  9. The stomach will take two or three pounds or even more of mingled liquids and solids at a meal and pass them on to the intestines without forcing itself into the field of our consciousness. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  10. Most solids, and especially metals, according to their electric condition, are more or less impervious to it- antapergic. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  11. Of Solids, they, 'tis true, the Matter make, Can Matter from itself its Figure take! – An Essay on Criticism by John Oldmixon
  12. It can penetrate through gases, liquids and all ordinary solids, even through many inches of the hardest steel. – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  13. The forms and names of geometrical solids may be taught. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell
  14. The art of preserving health, and of prolonging life, consists therefore in the use of a moderate quantity of such diet as shall neither encrease the salts and oils so as to produce disease, nor to diminish them so as to suffer the solids to become relaxed. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  15. After liquids came solids. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  16. There were solids in the way of cold meats served up in various fashions, there were wines of all kinds, and lighter refreshments of cake, floating islands, jellies, whipped sillabubs, curds and cream, and all the delicacies in vogue. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  17. When the obstruction is incomplete, fluids may pass into the stomach while solids are regurgitated. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  18. Analysis of the yeast liquor after the extraction shows it to contain practically the same solids as originally present but to have lost practically all its vitamine. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  19. Grapes not matured lack the necessary percentage of sugar and solids to keep well and have not developed their full flavor. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick