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Puddling

puddling

1. (Science: physics) The process of working clay, loam, pulverized ore, etc, with water, to render it compact, or impervious to liquids; also, the process of rendering anything impervious to liquids by means of puddled material. Puddle.

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2. (Science: chemistry) The art or process of converting cast iron into wrought iron or steel by subjecting it to intense heat and frequent stirring in a reverberatory furnace in the presence of oxidizing substances, by which it is freed from a portion of its carbon and other impurities. Puddling furnace, a reverberatory furnace in which cast iron is converted into wrought iron or into steel by puddling.


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Golden Edged Moth In Mumbai.

Thats "swallow tail butter fly". :idea: yup :) and your moth is it "puddling"? I thought only butterflys did that. Any ways thanx for the pic

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by Linn
Fri Nov 03, 2006 3:33 am
 
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Topic: Golden Edged Moth In Mumbai.
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