In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Some volcanoes appear similar to those formed from eruption of thick, viscous lavas on Earth.
- His hands were coated in viscous white liquid and he waved them around maniacally.
- Various viscous liquids were used in the heating process to emulsify the rubber.
- Our cars run on fuel, which, to some, is a thick viscous liquid that needs to be filled in the petrol tank periodically.
- Their thick, viscous blood rained heavy upon the ground, oozing into scale, skin and fur.
- Aloe vera juice is a yellowish viscous liquid - it shouldn't look or taste like water.
- She then suddenly spat at him, her saliva mixed with thick, viscous blood.
- The joint also produces a thick viscous fluid called synovial fluid, which helps in smooth and painless movement.
- When large intermolecular forces are present, a liquid will tend to be thick or highly viscous.
- If the lava is very viscous, and there is a great deal of gas present, pumice is formed.
- They crowded around the counter drowning themselves in glass after shot glass of viscous liquid.
- As his eyes cleared, Nicholas found himself in a huge vat of viscous liquid.
- Naturally, it would take a long time for a very viscous liquid to be squeezed out of a sponge and to percolate to the top.
- Looking to the blood red moon I lift the vial and pour a black viscous liquid into my open mouth.
- A viscous, silvery liquid flowed down his arms and solidified into a pair of claws.
- The honey is much thicker and more viscous, and it pours very slowly compared with the water.
- Theory predicts that the quantum vacuum behaves in some ways like a viscous fluid.
- The fog bank looked thick, almost viscous, seeming to have a life all its own.
- Gentle heating for about five hours produces a sauce which is thick and viscous in consistency.
- In some cases, they have been burnt by leaking mustard gas, which, despite its name, is a thick, viscous liquid.
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