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pas·til

, pastille (pas'til, pas-tēl'),
1. A small mass of benzoin and other aromatic substances to be burned for fumigation.
2. Synonym(s): troche
[Fr. pastille; L. pastillus, a roll (of bread), dim. of panis, bread]

pastille

(pă-stēl′) also

pastil

(păs′tĭl)
n.
1. A small medicated or flavored tablet; a troche.
2. A tablet containing aromatic substances that is burned to fumigate or deodorize the air.
3. A pastel paste or crayon.

pas·tille

, pastil (pas-tēl', pas'til)
1. A small mass of benzoin and other aromatic substances to be burned for fumigation.
2. Synonym(s): troche.
[Fr. pastille; L. pastillus, a roll (of bread), dim. of panis, bread]
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Some of these pastille burners also doubled as night lights: their windows were pierced so that the light would shine out.
When the pastille disappears [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 5 OMITTED], and if the sample does not break, the uniaxial orientation of the upper oriented zone disappears.
What made the things work was the pastille, or lozenge, a solid tablet made from special aromatic spices and perfumes.
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They were intended to hold the smouldering pastille, a small compressed brick of special spices and perfumes mixed with gum Arabic, to make it stick together, and charcoal, to make it burn.
A fertile period of R&D activity in the past year or two has led to the introduction of brand-new chemistries as well as new blends of stabilizers in free-flowing, non-dusting granule and pastille forms.
The innovative mixture of watercolours and acrylic pastille masterpieces include scenes depicting landscapes and wildlife.
Not a bit of it.When the pong from open drains and rubbish-lined streets grew insufferable, the inventive Victorians came up with the pastille burner, a selection of which is illustrated here.
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