feather edge

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feath·er edge

(fedh'ĕr ej)
The thinnest area of a blood smear, where the differential count is performed.
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Nichols creates paper-painting collages, using rice paper with hand-torn, feather edges to create a variety of birds and other creatures.
"The comparison of different seasons is a very important approach: the size of the badge is determined during moult in autumn, but maybe only important during the breeding season when the white feather edges are worn off and the black bib is clearly visible", says Silke Laucht who performed the study.
The dust-free, chemical resistant material resists live steam, quick changes in temperature, abrasion and harsh cleaning chemicals and it feather edges perfectly every time.
We'll also show you how to gradually build up layers, feather edges to avoid ridges and knock off high areas of freshly applied mud.