Definition of Overburning

1. Verb. (present participle of overburn) ¹



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Definition of Overburning

1. overburn [v] - See also: overburn

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overburning

overbuilders
overbuilding
overbuilds
overbuilt
overbulk
overbulked
overbulking
overbulks
overburden
overburdened
overburdening
overburdens
overburdensome
overburn
overburned
overburning
overburns
overburnt
overbust
overbusy
overbuy
overbuying
overbuys
overby
overcaffeinated
overcalculate
overcalculated
overcalculates
overcalculating
overcalculation

Literary usage of Overburning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Electricity for Technical Students by William Henry Timbie (1910)
"... or Luminous Arcs—Incandescent Lamps, Carbon, Tantalum, Tungsten, Nernst—Life; Effect of Overburning; of Underburning—Mercury Vapor Lamp —Moore Tube. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society, American Ceramic Society Meeting (1908)
"The temperature increases with the lime till in ordinary cements, it reaches 1550° C. The substitution of Al, Os and Fe, Os for Si O, lowers the overburning ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1917)
"They show at what temperature the state of greatest density (vitrification) is reached, and they also indicate at what point overburning occurs due to the ..."

4. The Limestone Resources and the Lime Industry in Ohio by Edward Orton, Samuel Vernon Peppel (1906)
"Every lime manufacturer is familiar with the undesirable qualities produced by overburning; ie, by subjecting the stone to an excessively high temperature. ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"Excessive overburning seems to produce a cement low in tensile strength and with impaired setting properties, but moderate overburning is a lesser evil than ..."

6. Cements, Limes, and Plasters: Their Materials, Manufacture, and Properties by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1922)
"... alumina and iron oxide—will not " overburn " at any temperature that will be reached in a lime kiln. What we call " overburning " is in reality the ..."

7. A Treatise on Concrete, Plain and Reinforced: Materials, Construction, and by Frederick Winslow Taylor, Sanford Eleazer Thompson (1907)
"Too low proportion of lime, giving an over-clayed mixture, produces a fusible clinker, liable to overburning. This is especially the case with aluminous ..."

8. A Handbook for Cane-sugar Manufacturers and Their Chemists by Guilford L. Spencer (1917)
"Overburning occurs when the char is heated so hot that a part of its lime is converted into the ... Overburning is indicated by the solution turning red, ..."

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