Definition of Kieves

1. Noun. (plural of kieve) ¹



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Definition of Kieves

1. kieve [n] - See also: kieve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kieves

kielbasy
kienbock disease
kier
kierie
kieries
kiers
kieselguhr
kieselguhrs
kieselgur
kieselgurs
kieserite
kieserites
kiester
kiesters
kieve
kieves (current term)
kievitone
kievitone hydratase
kif
kife
kiff
kifs
kiganda
kight
kights
kikar
kike
kikes
kikimora
kikoi

Literary usage of Kieves

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1. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1906)
"Some details of kieves are given in Table 329a. In Cornwall, both the paddles and the pounding bar are sometimos driven by power, as in the kieve described ..."

2. The Geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the Mining District of Camborne and by James Bastian Hill (1906)
"In the kieves it receives final treatment, the marketable product being known as " crop tin." If a Wilfley table has been used the tailings from it are sent ..."

3. Tin Deposits of the World: With a Chapter on Tin Smelting by Sydney Fawns (1907)
"... consisting of wolframite mixed with some oxides of iron, are usually clean enough to be finished in tossing- kieves. The fine-grained products from the ..."

4. A Philosophical and Statistical History of the Inventions and Customes of by Samuel Morewood (1838)
"When mashed, a cover is immediately put on the tub or tubs, or kieves; ... The tubs or kieves are again covered ami allowed to stand until completely ..."

5. Technology Quarterly and Proceedings of the Society of Arts by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts (1903)
"The buddies yield heads, middlings, and tailings; the middlings are re-treated, the tailings are all waste ; the heads are still further enriched by kieves, ..."

6. Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum by Geological Survey of Great Britain (1905)
"... tables and then it goes to the kieves where it receives final treatment before it is sent to the market. This concentrate is known as crop-tin. ..."

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