[ US /ˈbɛntən/ ]
  1. United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
  2. United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
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  • Yet diatome (kieselgur), activated carbon in powder form, bentonite and certain other types of adsorbtive clays, organic substances and cellulose derived materials are also used. 3. Technologies
  • If you talked of hard-money, you were denounced as a Benton bullionist; if you talked of credit, you were called a Whig banker, plotting to devour the poor; and the calmest phrases of science were turned into the shibboleths of an internecine warfare. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 01, November, 1857 A Magazine of Literature, Art, and Politics
  • Other talc alternatives include slippery elm bark, kaolin clay and bentonite clay.
  • Sodic bentonite is a type of clay that swells to many times its dry volume when wet. Archive 2006-04-02
  • You can apply a layer of bentonite clay to seal the soil or lay a synthetic liner.
  • A central automatic Bentonmac mixing plant featured four horizontal mixers and six 150-ton silos for cement, aggregate and sand.
  • In arid climates, Zingaro recommends bentonite be applied beneath a plastic liner that is woven or textured on the bottom.
  • The bone-in steak, one of the very best in the city, comes with sea peas, grilled Benton's bacon artisanal, from Kentucky, delicious, wilted romaine and Nantes carrots, while the fish -- which had been oil-poached -- had artichokes, veloute, and pistachio-basil aillade. Jay Weston: Ray Stark's Exciting Restaurant Opens at LACMA
  • Mr. Smith said interviews will also happen in the area, which features banquettes in bronze, aqua, celadon, pecan and sandalwood hues; paintings by Thomas Hart Benton and Rockwell Kent; Mr. Smith's own art books; energy-efficient TVs; bottles of water; a hibiscus bamboo floor lamp; a sound-absorbing cork floor; battery-operated votives no lit candles allowed! and, just to make even Nicole Kidman feel at home, a calming bowl of lemons. Oscar Greenroom: Aqua, Pecan, Lemons
  • Benton was a standard bearer for what came to be called Manifest Destiny, the idea that the United States was justly fated to fill the continent.
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