crown static

crown static

an x-ray film artifact caused by a buildup and discharge of electrons in the film emulsion. It is most likely to appear during periods of low environmental humidity.
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Where it decides that a guide is necessary, you are forbidden to go without one.
One ought to be at Enscombe, and know the ways of the family, before one decides upon what he can do," replied Mrs.
Michael Vanstone, and the sooner you will know what he decides on doing for his brother's orphan daughters.
The result at the open targets should decide the tourney.
Will it not be more safe, as well as more simple, to dismiss such vague and uncertain calculations, to examine each power by itself, and to decide, on general principles, where it may be deposited with most advantage and least inconvenience?
The federal Constitution, therefore, decides with great propriety on the case of our slaves, when it views them in the mixed character of persons and of property.
Monsieur de Sucy has received a violent shock; his passions are strong; but, in him, the first blow decides all.
Ma foi, yes; like you, I hesitated, but the count's eloquence decides me.
They are excellent also at fighting from chariots, and nothing decides the issue of a fight sooner than this.
A word, a look, will be enough to decide whether I enter your father's house this evening or never.
When a man decides to die he ought to know how to sell his life to the executioner.
It's time I married and the woman who decides to be my wife is going to be glad to stay with me--"