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Origin of acid-fast
OTHER WORDS FROM acid-fastacid-fastness, noun
Words nearby acid-fast
Example sentences from the Web for acid-fast
The focus here was on how fast oil would come out of the Canadian fields.
Both high fashion and the fast, commercial fashion of Target are supposed to be about aspiration.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And if people find themselves dissatisfied with how often they turn to fast food, Bacon says to try things like batch cooking.
I write the lyrics and work with Murv Douglas from Lords of Acid.
While grocery shopping a guy I had noticed following me earlier, walked by me really fast and said, ‘You look shorter in person.’
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
The amount of the other purin bodies together is about one-tenth that of uric acid.