Definition of Rarefying

1. Verb. (present participle of rarefy) ¹



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Definition of Rarefying

1. rarefy [v] - See also: rarefy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rarefying

rarebits
rared
raree-show
raree show
raree shows
rarefaction
rarefactional
rarefactions
rarefactive
rarefiable
rarefied
rarefier
rarefiers
rarefies
rarefy
rarefying (current term)
rareish
rarely
rareness
rarenesses
rarer
rareripe
rareripes
rares
rarest
rareties
rarety
rarf
rarfs
rarification

Literary usage of Rarefying

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

1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1901)
"According to Hajek, " rarefying osteitis is always the result of a long-continued deep inflammation of the mucous membrane and the medullary spaces whereby ..."

2. A Manual of Pathological Histology by Victor Cornil, Louis Antoine Ranvier (1880)
"A simple osteitis terminating in recovery, is at the beginning a rarefying but subsequently becomes a condensing osteitis. Therefore we have no more reason ..."

3. A Manual of pathology by Joseph Coats (1883)
"This subject may be conveniently considered here, especially in connection with rarefying osteitis. "We have seen that in this latter condition the bone is ..."

4. Elements of Chemical Physics by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1886)
"Machines for rarefying and Condensing Air. (175.) The Air-Pump. — One of the simplest forms of the air-pump is represented in Fig. 300. ..."

5. Elements of Chemical Physics by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1877)
"Machines for rarefying and Condensing Air. (175.) The Air-Pump. — One of the simplest forms of the air-pump is represented in Fig. 300. ..."

6. Elements of Chemical Physics by Josiah Parsons Cooke (1873)
"Machines for rarefying and Condensing Air. (175.) The Air-Pump. — One of the simplest forms of the air-pump is represented in Fig. 300. ..."

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