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Meaning of "kieselguhr" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KIESELGUHR

From German Kieselgur, from Kiesel flint, pebble + Gur loose earthy deposit.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KIESELGUHR

kieselguhr  [ˈkiːzəlˌɡʊə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KIESELGUHR

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determiner
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Kieselguhr is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KIESELGUHR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

kieselguhr

Diatomaceous earth

Diatomaceous earth /ˌdaɪ.ətəˌmeɪʃəs ˈɜrθ/, also known as D.E., diatomite, or kieselgur/kieselguhr, is a naturally occurring, soft, siliceous sedimentary rock that is easily crumbled into a fine white to off-white powder. It has a particle size ranging from less than 3 micrometres to more than 1 millimetre, but typically 10 to 200 micrometres. Depending on the granularity, this powder can have an abrasive feel, similar to pumice powder, and has a low density as a result of its high porosity. The typical chemical composition of oven-dried diatomaceous earth is 80 to 90% silica, with 2 to 4% alumina and 0.5 to 2% iron oxide. Diatomaceous earth consists of fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of hard-shelled algae. It is used as a filtration aid, mild abrasive in products including toothpaste, mechanical insecticide, absorbent for liquids, matting agent for coatings, reinforcing filler in plastics and rubber, anti-block in plastic films, porous support for chemical catalysts, cat litter, activator in blood clotting studies, a stabilizing component of dynamite, and a thermal insulator.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KIESELGUHR


Gur
ɡʊə
kieselgur
ˈkiːzəlˌɡʊə
Kungur
ˈkʊnɡʊə
langur
lʌŋˈɡʊə
Qungur
ˈkʊnɡʊə
Uighur
ˈwiːɡʊə
Uigur
ˈwiːɡʊə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KIESELGUHR

kidvid
kief
kiekie
Kiel
kielbasa
Kielce
kier
kierie
Kierkegaard
Kierkegaardian
kieselgur
kieserite
Kiev
kif
kiff
Kigali
kight
Kigoma-Ujiji
kike
kikoi

WORDS THAT END LIKE KIESELGUHR

Bohr
buhr
Bushehr
Himalayan tahr
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lehr
Mithgarthr
Niebuhr
Ruhr
tahr
Wanderjahr
Whr

Synonyms and antonyms of kieselguhr in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «kieselguhr» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KIESELGUHR

Find out the translation of kieselguhr to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of kieselguhr from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «kieselguhr» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

硅藻土
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tierra de diatomeas
570 millions of speakers

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kieselguhr
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

kieselguhr
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

و kieselguhr
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кизельгура
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kieselghur
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

kieselguhr
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

kieselguhr
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kieselguhr
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kieselgur
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

珪藻土
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

규조토
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kieselguhr
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đất tảo cát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கீசல்குர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

केसेलगुहार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kızelgur
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

farina fossile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

okrzemkową
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кизельгуру
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

kiselgur
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γη διατομών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kieselgoer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kiselgur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kiselgur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kieselguhr

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KIESELGUHR»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KIESELGUHR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kieselguhr

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KIESELGUHR»

Discover the use of kieselguhr in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kieselguhr and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Practice of Thin Layer Chromatography
When used in TLC, it normally has a binder of calcium sulfate and is known therefore as kieselguhr G, the "G" being the designation for the calcium binder, usually with a concentration of about 15%. Brinkmann Instruments, Inc. and MCB  ...
Joseph C. Touchstone, 1992
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Utilization of By-Products and Treatment of Waste in the ...
HEAT TREATMENT OF KIESELGUHR IN ORDER TO IMPROVE ITS FILTRATION PROPERTIES AND FOR ITS RECYCLING Several processes were developed for recycling of kieselguhr, but the resulting quality is not sufficient for many ...
Vasso Oreopoulou, Winfried Russ, 2006
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Thin-Layer Chromatography, Revised And Expanded
G. Kieselguhr Kieselguhr for TLC is refined from fossilized diatoms ( diatomaceous earth), and the main constituent (~90%) is SiO2. A variety of other inorganics are present in kieselguhr, and the pore size of this sorbent is quite variable.
Bernard Fried, Joseph Sherma, 1999
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Fermented Beverage Production
The most common sequences are: Kieselguhr filter — sheet filter Kieselguhr filter PVPP sheet filter fine membrane filter Kieselguhr filter multi-layer graded depth filter (the Multi micro system) (Gaub, 1993) Kieselguhr filter ceramic filter (Beer, ...
Andrew G.H. Lea, John Raymond Piggott, John R. Piggott, 2003
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Liquid Column Chromatography: A Survey of Modern Techniques ...
Methylated albumin-coated Kieselguhr (MAK) is usually prepared in a similar manner in the laboratory (Mandell and Hershey). As it can be used universally to fractionate nucleic acids, a detailed description of the preparation of this column is ...
K. Macek, Z. Deyl, J. Janák, 2011
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Pharmaceutical Engineering
Outlet Fig 12.14 One of the earliest ceramic filters was the Pasteur-Chamberland filter made of porous porcelain or kieselguhr. Kieselguhr filters have a greater pore density than porcelain ones and are therefore more permeable to aqueous  ...
K Sambamurthy, 2007
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Handbook of Brewing: Processes, Technology, Markets
Cake filtration can be improved if a filter aid (e.g. kieselguhr) supports the cake build-up. This procedure is applied if the solid material is not able to form a rigid and (for liquids) permeable solid matrix. This is called pre-coating filtration since  ...
Hans Michael Eßlinger, 2009
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Modern Thin-Layer Chromatography
[Ion exchange] resins as, 54 lonex 25-5A layers, separation on, 59 Ion-pair extraction, 228 k', 162, 166, 459 k value, 454 Kieselguhr, 37 chemical composition, 37 relative adsorption, 38 Kieselguhr/alumina layers, 90, 91 Kieselguhr /silica gel ...
Nelu Grinberg, 1990
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Membrane Processing: Dairy and Beverage Applications
13.4.2 Beer filtration and stabilisation In the early 1990s, brewers began to examine cross-flow microfiltration as an alternative to depth filtration with kieselguhr. Although the technology was shown to be capable of producing high- quality ...
A. Y. Tamime, 2012
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Encyclopaedia of Brewing
Kieselguhr, also known as diatomaceous earth or diatomite, is a mined material which comprises the fossilised remains of the skeletons of microscopic phytoplankton. After processing it is used in brewing as a filter aid in powder filters.
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KIESELGUHR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kieselguhr is used in the context of the following news items.
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Brewing Up Change in Water Treatment Technology
For centuries a diatomaceous earth, kieselguhr, a fine silica clay made from the exoskeletons of microscopic diatoms - has been used in the clarification process, ... «Water World, Mar 14»
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Alfa Laval launches Brew 80
... produced, up to 173 tonnes of solid waste may be created in the form of spent grain, trub from wort production, waste yeast and kieselguhr.”. «FoodBev.com, Jan 14»
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Alfa Laval hopes ultra-fast filler can storm bag-in-box market
... tonnes of beer brewed, up to 173 tonnes of waste can result in terms of spent grain, trub from wort production, waste yeast and kieselguhr. «BeverageDaily.com, Jan 14»
4
The Dark Side of the Nobel Prizes
Finally, in 1867, Alfred Nobel found that by mixing nitroglycerin with diatomaceous earth (known as kieselguhr in German), the resulting ... «LiveScience.com, Oct 13»
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Nobel's explosive recipe for peace
They became a porous soil called kieselguhr, which soaked up the lethal oil and made it far more stable. In 1867, he patented this “dynamite” ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 13»
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Diageo Sustainability Report: Beats Water Target Two Years Early
At its Ogba brewery in Lagos, Nigeria, the company cut waste by 53 percent in one year by eliminating the need for kieselguhr, a soft rock used ... «Environmental Leader, Aug 13»
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Diageo Reducing Material Use to Achieve Zero Waste by 2015
At a Guinness brewery in Nigeria, a new beer membrane filtration system has eliminated the need to use kieselguhr, a sock rock used for ... «Sustainable Brands, Aug 13»
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Scientist explains higher arsenic levels in German beers
Tests revealed that some kieselguhr samples release arsenic, although the resulting arsenic levels in beer were only slightly elevated, and it is ... «BeverageDaily.com, Jul 13»
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AB InBev Sustainability Report: Waste Down 55% in a Year
Last year three of its Brazilian factories recycled 2,450 tons of kieselguhr, also called diatomaceous earth, which the company uses to filter ... «Environmental Leader, Apr 13»
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Beer, Arsenic and Other Things Found in the Brew
That filtering material is kieselguhr, or diatomaceous earth, which is composed of the microscopic remains of fossilized algae. In addition to ... «eMaxHealth, Apr 13»

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