Definition of Bismar

1. a type of weighing machine [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bismar

bisimilar
bisimilarity
bisimine
bisimines
bisimulation
bisimulations
bisindole
bisindolyl
bisk
bisket
biskets
bisks
bislactone
bisligand
bisligands
bismar (current term)
bismarcks
bismark
bismars
bismer
bismetallated
bismillah
bismite
bismoclite
bismuth
bismuth aluminate
bismuth ammonium citrate
bismuth carbonate
bismuth chloride oxide
bismuth citrate

Literary usage of Bismar

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1. The Past in the Present: What is Civilization? by Sir Arthur Mitchell (1881)
"Shetland bismar ; M inches long. 6 difference, that it has a fixed weight and ... Shetland bismar. The Shetland bismar is made of wood, and is clumsy and ..."

2. The Orkneys and Shetland: Their Past and Present State by John R. Tudor (1883)
"The bismar again was much smaller, and used for weighing the butter, and other articles requiring more accurate measurement.1 According to ..."

3. A Dictionary of Weights and Measures for the British Isles: The Middle Ages by Ronald Edward Zupko (1985)
"Stat. 465: The Binne of skinnes consisteth of 33. skins. 1665 Sheppard 57: But the Binne of Skins doth consist of 33 skins. bismar—7-9 bismar (OED); ..."

4. Annals of a Shetland Parish: Delting by P. W. Greig (1892)
"The " bismar" was the recognised official weighing machine in those days. ... there have his bismar tested and stamped with the official seal of the Thing. ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"The bismar is a smaller weight,—used for weighing batter, and other things of lees bulk." P. Сток, ibid, p. 477. It has been observed, то. ..."

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