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Three causes work together to prevent this heat being dissipated through the walls of the carbide vessel with sufficient rapidity.
In a house in which there were twenty burners, the tanks were filled with water and carbide but once a fortnight.General Science|Bertha M. Clark
He had put a veranda of boughs to the front of it, and had washed the roof and walls with carbide to lessen the heat in summer.The Black Opal|Katharine Susannah Prichard
Nitrates of cerium have been described, as have also phosphates, carbonates and a carbide.
The carbide must be completely decomposed in the apparatus so that no acetylene can be evolved from the residue.