Definition of Pestling

1. Verb. (present participle of pestle) ¹



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Definition of Pestling

1. pestle [v] - See also: pestle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pestling

pestilentious
pestilently
pestis
pestis ambulans
pestis bubonica
pestis fulminans
pestis major
pestis minor
pestis siderans
pestivirus infections
pestle
pestled
pestles
pestlike
pestling (current term)
pesto
pestolike
pestos
pestre
pestred
pestres
pestring
pests
pesty
pet-food
pet door
pet doors
pet food
pet hate

Literary usage of Pestling

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1. The Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry edited by Edward Hart (1887)
"*I have not attempted to employ kneading or pestling in connection with ... It is evident that the pestling of 15 to 30 grams of soil at once, ..."

2. Principles and Practice of Agricultural Analysis: A Manual for the Study of by Harvey Washington Wiley (1906)
"In these cases beaker elutriation with pestling yields more correct figures. 3. Some loamy soils containing no large amount of clay or of extremely fine ..."

3. Clays: Their Occurrence, Properties, and Uses, with Especial Reference to by Heinrich Ries (1908)
"If the disintegration is not complete, a small amount of pestling with the rubber-tipped pestle will finish it. Usually sandy clays are very thoroughly ..."

4. The Magnetite Deposits of the Eastern Mesabi Range, Minnesota by Frank Fitch Grout, Thomas Monteith Broderick (1919)
"The purpose of pestling dry sand is to break up these clusters, ... In some sands, and in loams generally, however, no ordinary amount of pestling in the ..."

5. Clays, Their Occurrence, Properties, and Uses, with Especial Reference to by Heinrich Ries (1908)
"If the disintegration is not complete, a small amount of pestling with the rubber-tipped pestle will finish it. Usually sandy clays are very thoroughly ..."

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