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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Isinglass(0.01129 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Isinglass.
English → English (WordNet)
n : any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of
aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that
allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as
dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
English → English (gcide)
Isinglass \I"sin*glass\, n. [Prob. corrupted fr. D. huizenblas
(akin to G. hausenblase), lit., bladder of the huso, or large
sturgeon; huizen sturgeon + blas bladder. Cf. Bladder,
Blast a gust of wind.]
1. A semitransparent, whitish, and very pure form of gelatin,
chiefly prepared from the sounds or air bladders of
various species of sturgeons (as the Acipenser huso)
found in the rivers of Western Russia. It used for making
jellies, as a clarifier, etc. Cheaper forms of gelatin are
not unfrequently so called. Called also fish glue.
2. (Min.) A popular name for mica, especially when in thin