- the process of degumming silk.
- the process of removing sizing, wax, impurities, etc., from fabric by scouring.
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Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
Aaron Paul may play a young Han Solo in the first Star Wars spin-off.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Still he hung on, drawing himself upward to hook a leg over the very pipe that threatened to boil him alive.
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
When the Cave-men first learned to boil water, do you think they would think of boiling food?The Later Cave-Men|Katharine Elizabeth Dopp