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  • 2) is employed, in which the absorbent is protected by a second pipette containing water.
  • In special cases, such as the preparation of edible oils and fats, a further improvement in colour and greater purity is obtained by filtering the oils over charcoal, or over natural absorbent earths, such as fuller's earth.
  • Large quantities of ground mica are used in the manufacture of wall-paper, and to produce a frosted effect on toys, stage scenery, &c. Powdered mica is also used in the manufacture of paints and paper, as a lubricant, and as an absorbent of nitro-glycerine and disinfectants.
  • During this season the rivers, which are roaring torrents throughout the monsoon, are almost all lost in the dry, absorbent plains.
  • The same absorbent' quantitatively takes up any halogen and sulphur which may be present.
 

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