In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As more of the chains are caused to line up in an ordered manner, the polymer becomes more crystalline.
- Cristobalite is a crystalline form of silica that has a diamondlike structure.
- Many substances - particularly those with crystalline structures - form differently when in low gravity.
- When it precipitates in the gall bladder it forms crystalline solids called gallstones.
- This usually leads to a physical structure that is crystalline in nature.
- Both are crystalline forms of sulfur, but their structures are slightly different.
- A crystalline metal is composed of a lattice of positively charged ions.
- Glass itself does not have a crystalline structure as minerals do.
- Saccharin is a white, crystalline powder that can be as much as 500 times sweeter than sucrose.
- This crystalline structure is an orderly arrangement of ions known as a crystal lattice.
- Quartz and gypsum are other familiar examples of crystalline structures.
- Changing the state of a substance with asymmetric bonds requires more energy than a crystalline structure would.
- Haematite is iron oxide - a grey form of the mineral that has a larger crystalline structure than the more familiar red stuff, or rust.
- Silica exists in several crystalline forms, in a large number of colloidal forms, and as an amorphous solid.
- Crystal gems do not soak up water, because of their closely packed crystalline structure that does not permit water molecules to enter.
- Although most small molecule drugs come as crystalline powders, only one protein pharmaceutical, insulin, is formulated thus.
- Even if a perfect crystal is not formed, the internal crystalline structure can be shown.
- At higher elevations on these mountains, the parent material is acid crystalline rock.
- They consist of metals and nonmetals bound together in a crystalline or non-crystalline structure.
- Silicate minerals are classified primarily on the basis of their crystalline structure.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.