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the state or quality of being
the proportion of pure precious metal in an alloy, often expressed in parts per thousand.
late Middle English
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The difference is not in the number, but in the
of the hair that grows from those follicles.
She knew the nervous
with which he could feel an objection.
For the gastronome, the grinder offered a new degree of
and consistency of texture.
and maturity are important because yarn made from fine fibers is stronger, and mature fibers absorb dye better.
and maturity are important fiber properties.
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levels were found to be consistent with baseline levels.
increases, the pozzolanic activity can be expected to increase.
Resolution is the
of detail you can see in an image.
of the silica fume particles allows it to fill the microscopic voids between cement particles.
British Dictionary definitions for
the state or quality of being fine
a measurement of the purity of precious metal, expressed as the number of parts per thousand that is precious metal
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