Lamp-Black

See Black.

Marbling Of Books

See Bookbinding.

Marine Acid

See Acid Muriatic.

Mariner's Compass

See Compass.

Mosaic Gold

See Aurum Musivum.

Muriatic Acid

See Acid, Muriatic.

Musk

A strong perfume, obtained from an animal of that name

Musket

The fire-arm of the common soldier.

Musketoon

A short thick kind of musket; also called a blunderbuss.

Must

The unfermented juice of the grape.

Noria

See Hydraulic Machines.

Persian Wheel

See Hydraulic Machines.

Quicksilver

See Mercury.

Soda-Water

See Aerated Water.

Sodium

The metallic basis of soda, according to Sir H. Davy. See Chemistry.

Pyroligneous Acid

See Acid Pyroligneous.

Mephitic

Mephitic is a term often applied to carbonic acid.

Oxymel

A compound of honey and vinegar.

Quadrangle

A figure containing four angles and four sides.

Suberic Acid

An acid obtained from cork; suber being the specific name of the cork-tree.

Succinic Acid

An acid extracted from amber, by distillation.

Sucker

A name given by plumbers to the bucket, piston, or rising valve of a pump: see Pump.

Sulphates

Definite compounds of sulphuric acid with the salifiable bases.

Sulphites

Definite compounds of sulphurous acid with their bases.

Tacamahac

A resin, having the odour of musk, soluble in alcohol.

Tackle

A term sometimes applied to a pair of pulley-blocks and ropes, used for raising or removing weights.

Tacks

Small nails. See Nails.

Tallow

Animal fat melted down and clarified. See Fat.

Tartrate

A neutral compound of the tartaric acid, with a base.

Tawing

The art of preparing white leather. See Leather.

Tempering

The art of altering the existing degree of elasticity in metals. See Iron.

Tilt

The awning or canopy spread over boats, waggons, and other equipages.

Tilt-Hammer

A large heavy hammer, worked by machinery. See Iron.

Time-Keeper

An instrument for measuring time. See Horology.

Tombac

An alloy of copper, with about one-sixth part of zinc.

Tourniquet

A surgical instrument employed to stop bleeding.

Tow

Coarse undressed hemp, or old rope reduced to the filamentous state.

Type

The metallic letters, and other characters used in printing.

Typography

The art of printing. See Printing.

Umber

A brown coloured earth, prepared as a pigment. See Painting.

Vacuum

A space devoid of all matter. See Air- ump, Steam-Engine, and Gas-Engine.

Velvet

A rich kind of silk or cotton cloth. See Weaving.

Winch

The bent, or crank-handle, by which the axes of machines are turned.