[ UK /kˈiːsɪlɡˌuːɐ/ ]
  1. a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material
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  • Alfred Nobel invented dynamite, a product in which the explosion-prone nitroglycerin is curbed by being absorbed in kieselguhr, a porous soil rich in shells of diatoms. Physiology or Medicine for 1998 - Press Release
  • Alfred persevered, first inventing the blasting cap and then discovering that a silicaceous earth, kieselguhr, would stabilize nitroglycerin, thus making dynamite. Nobel, Alfred Bernhard
  • The use of arsenious oxide dissolved in a strong acid, and the solution absorbed in pumice or kieselguhr has been protected by G.F. Jaubert. Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use
  • Well, the term "skank" is rooted in the discipline of brewing to refer to the final mixture of kieselguhr and yeast. BSNYC Morbid Death Quiz! (Formerly the "Friday Fun Quiz")
  • The other method consists in pumping acetylene under pressure into a cylinder apparently quite full of some highly porous solid matter, like charcoal, kieselguhr, unglazed brick, &c. Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use
  • Dynamite, efficiency of, 118. frozen dynamite, 116. gelatine dynamite, 119. properties of kieselguhr dynamite, 116. Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise
  • Cuprous chloride is used as a solution in strong hydrochloric acid mixed with ferric chloride, and similarly absorbed in kieselguhr. Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use
  • If we take the volume of the kieselguhr as .1, we find from above formula that Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise
  • For antiseptic purposes it has been prepared as "bromum solidificatum," which consists of kieselguhr or similar substance impregnated with about 75\% of its weight of bromine. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"
  • Sitton (19) used a large number of variously formulated waxes on pecan and found that the most successful from the standpoint of graft survival was one composed of 10 parts rosin, 2 parts beeswax, and 1 part filler such as kieselguhr, talc, or aluminum powder. Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the 44th Annual Meeting Rochester, N.Y. August 31 and September 1, 1953
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