Origin of metalline
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The use of the blowpipe has been inferred from metalline remains discovered in sepulchral tumuli of the Mississippi valley.
This hinders the metalline particles from adhering perfectly, and makes mistakes in the trials.De Re Metallica
This dissolves in alkalies, and combines with metalline bases to form various coloured compounds, termed Purpurates.Field's Chromatography
Those which have only the metalline splendour and appearance, without malleability, are called Semi-metals.
Metalline Substances thus separated from an acid solvent are called Magisteries and Precipitates of metals.
- of, resembling, or relating to metals
- containing metals or metal ions
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