lid lifter


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lid lifter

A term of art referring to exuberant growth of Rhizopus spp and Zygomyces spp on SABHI culture media, in which high-fibrous colonies rapidly fill the entire petri dish, seeming poised to lift off the lid.
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Using a 1/4" seam allowance and backstitching at both ends, sew patch A through all the layers of the folded lid lifter as shown, stopping 1/2" from the bottom edge.
Carolyn received a gift of lid lifters from a friend after a visit to Italy.
A small portable lid lifter and manhole safety net is available from DAMS, Inc.
Wipe the rims of the jars clean with a moist paper towel and then apply the heated lids using a magnetic lid lifter.
A claw hammer serves as a lid lifter and a pair of tongs can be used to move hot coals.
Stuart Faber, Cincinnati, Ohio, speculates that the piece might be a stove lid lifter for a wood or coal stove.
After this, remove the lid with a lid lifter or tongs, set aside.
Additional items launched at the show include a five-piece canning set, consisting of a jar wrench, canning funnel, PVC-coated jar lifter, tongs and a magnetic lid lifter to protect fingers from scalding water.
Is there a lid lifter to fit the eyes on the stove?
I agree with the comments of Dick Schallu of Spencer, Iowa: It is indeed a stove lid lifter.
Don't forget jar tongs, a magnetic lid lifter (easily made by gluing a small magnet onto a short dowel; this keeps your fingers out of the hot water while fishing for a lid, and avoids the frustration of trying to pick up a single lid with tongs), a widemouth funnel to fill jars, a 1-1/2 cup scoop, and a sturdy tray for carrying jars.
At the mine site, the containers' lids are removed using custom-designed lid lifters furnished by ISG, and the containers are filled with concentrates by a wheel loader.