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Almond furnaceAlmond furnace Al"mond fur`nace [Prob. a corruption of Almain
furnace, i. e., German furnace. See Almain.]
A kind of furnace used in refining, to separate the metal
from cinders and other foreign matter. --Chambers. almond treeBroadleaf Broad"leaf`, n. (Bot.)
A tree (Terminalia latifolia) of Jamaica, the wood of which
is used for boards, scantling, shingles, etc; -- sometimes
called the almond tree, from the shape of its fruit. AlmondineAlmondine Al"mon*dine, n.
See Almandine almondsTonsil Ton"sil, n. [L. tonsill?, pl.: cf. F. tonsille. ]
One of the two glandular organs situated in the throat at the
sides of the fauces. The tonsils are sometimes called the
almonds, from their shape. imitation oil of bitter almondsNitrobenzene Ni`tro*ben"zene (? or ?), n. [Nitro- + benzene.]
A yellow aromatic liquid (C6H5.NO2), produced by the action
of nitric acid on benzene, and called from its odor
imitation oil of bitter almonds, or essence of mirbane.
It is used in perfumery, and is manufactured in large
quantities in the preparation of aniline. Fornerly called
also nitrobenzol. oil of bitter almonds 5. (Mus.) Necessary; indispensable; -- said of those tones
which constitute a chord, in distinction from ornamental
or passing tones.
6. (Med.) Idiopathic; independent of other diseases.
Essential character (Biol.), the prominent characteristics
which serve to distinguish one genus, species, etc., from
Essential disease, Essential fever (Med.), one that is
not dependent on another.
Essential oils (Chem.), a class of volatile oils, extracted
from plants, fruits, or flowers, having each its
characteristic odor, and hot burning taste. They are used
in essences, perfumery, etc., and include many varieties
of compounds; as lemon oil is a terpene, oil of bitter
almonds an aldehyde, oil of wintergreen an ethereal
salt, etc.; -- called also volatile oils in distinction
from the fixed or nonvolatile.
Meaning of Almond from wikipedia
- The almond
(Prunus dulcis, syn. Prunus
amygdalus) is a species
of tree native
to Iran and surrounding countries
but widely cultivated
elsewhere. The almond...
, OBE (born 9 July 1957) is an English
singer-songwriter and musician. Almond first began performing
milk is a plant
with a creamy texture
- Common names
in English include country almond
, Indian almond
, Malabar almond
, sea almond
, tropical almond
, beach almond
kamani. The tree grows
meal, almond flour
or ground almond
is made from ground sweet almonds
. Almond flour
made with blanched almonds
(no skin), whereas
- Almond Blossoms
is from a group
of several paintings
made in 1888 and 1890 by Vincent
van Gogh in Arles
and Saint-Rémy, southern France
- It is a colorless liquid
with a characteristic almond
-like odor. The primary component
of bitter almond
can be extracted
from a number...
was a jazz-influenced English
of the 1970s and early
Band. The core members
- Almond paste
is made from ground almonds
meal and sugar
quantities, with small amounts
eggs, heavy cream
from bitter almonds
, various modern commercial brands
from a base of apricot
stones, or almonds
, all of which
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