verb (used with object)
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Origin of pith
Words nearby pith
Example sentences from the Web for pith
From numerous experiments it appears that the position of the pith does not bear any relation to the strength of the material.
Such was the pith of Tessouat's discourse, and at each clause the conclave responded in unison with an approving grunt.Pioneers Of France In The New World|Francis Parkman, Jr.
A roar of laughter followed this, and the doctor took off his pith helmet to wipe his forehead.Jack at Sea|George Manville Fenn
The included portion is irregularly conical in shape with the tip at the pith.
Other substitutes are the pith of various plants, especially of corn.Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects|C. V. Riley