skimmings


skimmings
n. floating matter removed from the surface of a liquid

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Skimmings — Skim|mings die (Plur.) <aus gleichbed. engl. skimmings zu to skim »abschöpfen, abschäumen«> die bei der Reinigung von Zuckerrohrsaft anfallenden, noch stark zuckerhaltigen Schäume, die u. a. als Rohstoff für die Herstellung von Rum… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • skimmings — Смотри Дроссы …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • skimmings — /ˈskɪmɪŋz/ (say skimingz) plural noun 1. that which is removed by skimming. 2. Mining any ore which is floated to the surface of a liquid and collected by skimming. Also, skimps …   Australian English dictionary

  • Дроссы — [skimmings, dross] твердые соединения цветных металлов (или съемы), образующиеся при плавке и рафинировании, всплывающие на поверхность расплава и удаляемые механическим путем. Например, при плавке катодного цинка при 500 520 °С на поверхности… …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Pattinson's process — Pat tin*son s proc ess (Metal.) A process of desilverizing argentiferous lead by repeated meltings and skimmings, which concentrate the silver in the molten bath, the final skimmings being nearly pure lad. The processwas invented in 1833 by Hugh… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fateful Harvest — Infobox Book name = Fateful Harvest: The True Story of a Small Town, a Global Industry, and a Toxic Secret title orig = translator = image caption = author = Duff Wilson illustrator = cover artist = country = language = series = subject = genre …   Wikipedia

  • Rum [1] — Rum (Tafia), alkoholische Flüssigkeit aus der Melasse des Zuckerrohrsaftes durch Gärung und darauffolgende Destillation gewonnen. Während Jamaika und Demarararum gefärbt zu werden pflegen, bleibt Kubarum meistens ungefärbt. Die Melasse des… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • skimming — /skim ing/, n. 1. Usually, skimmings. something that is removed by skimming. 2. skimmings, Metall. dross. 3. Slang. the practice of concealing gambling or other profits so as to avoid paying taxes, commissions, etc. [1400 50; late ME skemmyng.… …   Universalium

  • krei-1 —     krei 1     English meaning: to touch, brush     Deutsche Übersetzung: “about etwas drũberhinstreifen, berũhren”     Material: O.Ice. hrīna “wirken”, O.E. asächs. O.H.G. hrīnan “touch, stripe” (no present); after Wissmann nom.postverb. 152… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • mad- —     mad     English meaning: wet; glossy, fat, well fed     Deutsche Übersetzung: “naß, triefen; also von Fett triefen, vollsaftig, fett, gemästet”     Material: O.Ind. mádati, mádate “boil, effervesce, cheerful sein”, mü dyati, mamátti, mándati …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary


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