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eggshell

1. the hard porous protective outer layer of a bird's egg, consisting of calcite and protein
2. a yellowish-white colour
3. (of paint) having a very slight sheen
4. of a yellowish-white colour

eggshell, eggshelling

A semimatte glaze or porcelain enamel surface resembling eggshell in texture; sometimes a defect.
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Finally, Moratalla (1993, 1998) reported dinosaur eggshells from a locality called Orcau.
Eggshells were collected from local industries and rinsed several times with water to remove impurity and interference materials.
The chicken eggshells were collected from bakeries in Sivas, Turkey.
The eggshells were shattered and there was no trace of the dinosaur embryos that once coiled inside.
Form a Hypothesis Based on This Question: How will an eggshell react in liquids of varying acidity?
It is estimated that losses caused by bad eggshell quality throughout the production cycle ranges from 7 --8% (HAMILTON; CIPERA, 1981) to 13-20% (ROLAND, 1988).
Eggshell calcium proves an optimum source for elemental calcium, and its benefits are supported by multiple research studies.
The results from two open-label studies demonstrated the positive effects of natural eggshell membrane in enhancing joint comfort and flexibility.
Most good quality eggshells from commercial layers contain approximately 2.
The next thing you have to do is stop treading on eggshells around him - you need to demand a reason.
In modern birds, coloring on eggshells provides camouflage or diversion so that open-nesting birds can protect their children from potential predators.
That is why she and her team are getting eggshells and other food waste from food producers.