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becoming powdery by losing the water of crystallization.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Denoting a crystalline body that gradually changes to a powder by losing its water of crystallization on exposure to a dry atmosphere.
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Denoting a crystalline body that gradually changes to a powder by losing its water of crystallization on exposure to a dry atmosphere.
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There are times, when the efflorescent salts crystallise below the surface of the brick.
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At the same time, however, the text also destabilizes this semiosis in its representations of (heterosexual) capitalism's most-occulted signifier, desire and identification between women.(9) If Western economic, literary, and juridical, as well as psychoanalytic, master-narratives often position "woman" as the space or "lack" in Freud's Oedipal drama, as "object" and "mirror" of a male paradigm, the play of signifiers in Wharton's text effectively specularizes the "polymorphous perversity" of his text's "efflorescent" "infantile" sexuality.
Or, precisely because freedom did grow in soil that was essentially fertilized by slavery, should we rather liken Greek slavery to Shakespeare's ~worm i' the bud', seeing it as a sort of cancre that ate the heart out of the efflorescent bloom of Classical Greek civilization?
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However, mines in these areas primarily encompass zones of efflorescent oxidation.
In order to effectively control roadway and surrounding rock stability, researchers have investigated the mechanisms of deformation and failure in efflorescent oxidation zones.
Along large mining roadways in efflorescent oxidisation zones, loose and broken rock mass is visible from large road cuts, and stabilising the roadway is difficult.
The deformation and destruction of surrounding rock in efflorescent rock mass is due to the heterogeneous, weakly cemented microfracture structure.
Efflorescent oxidation seriously damaged the number 39107 auxiliary transport roadway of Pingshuo coal mine.
Sedimentary fabrics produced in playa sediments by efflorescent salt crusts: an explanation for "adhesion ripples".
Aside from reciting the salawat, there is an efflorescent history of poetry dedicated to the Prophet which were designed to bring about a spiritual and temporal communion with the Prophet.