Crossword clues for minerals
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Soda \So"da\, n. [It., soda, in OIt., ashes used in making glass, fr. L. solida, fem. of solidus solid; solida having probably been a name of glasswort. See Solid.]
Sodium oxide or hydroxide.
Popularly, sodium carbonate or bicarbonate. Sodium bicarbonate is also called baking soda
same as sodium, used in terms such as bicarbonate of soda.
same as soda water.
a non-alcoholic beverage, sweetened by various means, containing flavoring and supersaturated with carbon dioxide, so as to be effervescent when the container is opened; -- in different localities it is variously called also soda pop, pop, mineral water, and minerals. It has many variants. The sweetening agent may be natural, such as cane sugar or corn syrup, or artificial, such as saccharin or aspartame. The flavoring varies widely, popular variants being fruit or cola flavoring.
Caustic soda, sodium hydroxide.
Cooking soda, sodium bicarbonate. [Colloq.]
Sal soda. See Sodium carbonate, under Sodium.
Soda alum (Min.), a mineral consisting of the hydrous sulphate of alumina and soda.
Soda ash, crude sodium carbonate; -- so called because formerly obtained from the ashes of sea plants and certain other plants, as saltwort ( Salsola). See under Sodium.
Soda fountain, an apparatus for drawing soda water, fitted with delivery tube, faucets, etc.
Soda lye, a lye consisting essentially of a solution of sodium hydroxide, used in soap making.
Soda niter. See Nitratine.
Soda salts, salts having sodium for the base; specifically, sodium sulphate or Glauber's salts.
Soda waste, the waste material, consisting chiefly of calcium hydroxide and sulphide, which accumulates as a useless residue or side product in the ordinary Leblanc process of soda manufacture; -- called also alkali waste.
Washing soda, sodium carbonate. [Colloq.]
Soda pop \So"da pop\, n. a popular non-alcoholic beverage, sweetened by various means, containing flavoring and supersaturated with carbon dioxide, so as to be effervescent when the container is opened; -- in different localities it is variously called also soda, pop, mineral water, and minerals. It has many variants. The sweetening agent may be natural, such as cane sugar or corn syrup, or artificial, such as saccharin or aspartame. The flavoring varies widely, popular variants being fruit juices, fruit sirups, cream, or cola flavoring; the soda pop is usually served chilled.
Note: Several large corporations started primarily as bottlers of soda pop, such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, and Dr. Pepper.
n. (plural of mineral English)
Usage examples of "minerals".
While gradually Aurigae was beginning to supply all agricultural needs and even manufacture needed parts for its technologies, she still had to haul in significant quantities of food stuffs and a multitude of the bits and pieces that Aurigae did not have the time or facilities to manufacture for itself More to the point, she had to send off immense loads of the raw ores, minerals and rare earths which made the Aurigae colony valuable, and affluent: commodities that in the main went into the manufacture of the low-pulse radar warning systems for other star systems.
Need for other minerals might come and go, but radioactive elements were always sought after, and they fetched Descartes a good price, too.
Leitao is anemic, requires other essential minerals as dietary supplements, and stands in need of a holiday.
The houses were roofed and decorated with the local clay, colored blue and green with trace minerals Carialle identified as copper extractives.
Since Doona's wealth was its stock, not minerals or mining, rustling was the sovereign crime and punishable by immediate transport to the nearest penal colony.
The Gringg also required the availability of certain minerals and earths on a colonial world for, despite being omnivorous and able to digest more substances than Hayuman or Hrrubans could, they had to have a certain range of additives.
Some carried processed minerals to the gigantic three-engine ore carriers that were shaped like vast hollow spheres belted top to bottom by thruster points.
They were here to trade household goods, food, and textiles for small and large parcels of minerals that weren't available on their own planets, hoping to get a better price than they would get from a distributor.
There's no colony to raid for slaves, nothing to raid for minerals or other goods.
Windows of glass, rock crystal, and colored minerals were set at every level on the wall.
Since a high tech society gobbles ores, minerals and rare earths at phenomenal rates, it is reasonable to assume that he's crossed to our galaxy to find new sources.
Analysis of the dirt once again showed the lack of certain rare earths, minerals: chitin, Vitamin A and E, most of the rare earths and selenium, although sulphur was present in quantity.
Tru Blairik, the bio on the Columbia, suggests that the soil on Marengo and Talavera was deficient in a variety of minerals and earths.
The rations contain just what your list specifies, high in trace minerals, potassium, calcium and such like.
And may I point out that any brewmaster worth his license provides the same vitamins and minerals in a form palatable enough to satisfy the inner man as well.