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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Isinglass (0.00924 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Isinglass.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: isinglass isinglass 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 [syn: mica]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Isinglass 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.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Min.) A popular name for mica, especially when in thin sheets. [1913 Webster]

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