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Definition of Levigating

Levigating
Levigate Lev"i*gate (-g[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Levigated (-g[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Levigating.] [L. levigatus, p. p. of levigare to make smooth, fr. l[=e]vis smooth; akin to Gr. lei^os.] To make smooth in various senses: (a) To free from grit; to reduce to an impalpable powder or paste. (b) To mix thoroughly, as liquids or semiliquids. (c) To polish. (d) To make smooth in action. `` When use hath levigated the organs.' --Barrow. (e) Technically, to make smooth by rubbing in a moist condition between hard surfaces, as in grinding pigments.

Meaning of Levigating from wikipedia

- 600 that saw a NASCAR-record 22 cautions due to the levigating of the track's surface, they levigated the rest of the oval. This led to more grip and increased...
- the preceding and early Mauryan periods. The NBP ware is made of finely levigated alluvial clay, which when seen in section is usually of a grey and sometimes...
- much heavier wares, often co****, and definitely finer wares with well levigated clay and smooth glaze that does not shrink on the rim... " Thus looking...
- firing fault. Both the red and black colour use the same clay, differently levigated and fired. As the Gr****s learnt to control this variation, the path to...
- the more sophisticated processing of the clays used which were finely levigated to remove the traces of grit common in the earlier pottery, by its being...
- either added intentionally, or are the unintentional result of poorly levigated (i.e. a process of purifying clay by removal of natural, non-clay inclusions...
- stupa complex at the northwestern corner of the mound. Made of fine, levigated clay, often with a micaceous compound, the plaques are normally red in...
- of any painting. The fabric is co**** to medium, and made out of well-levigated clay. Storage jars, and miniature pots were found, as well as a few sherds...
- section having horizontal and vertical bands. The clay used was well- levigated. A metallic sound is produced by the fragments of grey ware when struck...
- rice flour, and sugar. The gorgon fruit is boiled, dried in the sun and levigated. The resulting product is mixed with sweet rice flour, sugar and water...
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