Among them mica Mosbacher, who is now a regent at the University of Houston.
But mica also wisely created a provision that allowed airports to opt-out of the TSA and use private screeners instead.
It was used in windows, though by no means exclusively, mica, alabaster and shells having been also employed.
The consequence was a vibration of the mica diaphragm to which the stylus was attached.
The lower end of the shell is provided with a baffle plate O, which tends to keep the oil away from the mica.
They are mining for mica, but the mine is more valuable in other respects than it is as a mica property.
Near the right hand were two hematite celts, and on the shoulder were three large and thick plates of mica.
The mica has more than paid the working of the mine, and all the rest is clear profit.
The skylights on some roofs alone sparkled with the glittering reflex of mica amidst the red of the adjacent chimney-pots.
It is thus, thought we, that our manufacturers of fancy wax deal by their mica.
1706, from specialized use of Latin mica "crumb, bit, morsel, grain," originally *smika (form probably influenced by Latin micare "to flash, glitter"), from PIE *smik- "small" (cf. Greek smikros, Attic mikros "small;" Old High German smahi "littleness"). Related: Micaceous "containing mica."
Any of a group of hydrous aluminosilicate minerals with the general formula (K,Na,Ca)(Mg,Fe,Li,Al)2-3(Al,Si)4O10(OH,F)2that can be split easily into thin, partly transparent sheets. Mica is common in igneous and metamorphic rocks and often occurs as flakes or sheets. It is highly resistant to heat and is used in electric fuses and other electrical equipment. Muscovite and biotite are types of mica