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cheesecloth

a loosely woven cotton cloth formerly used only for wrapping cheese

cheesecloth

[′chēz‚klȯth]
(textiles)
A very loosely woven, thin, lightweight cotton fabric; used in unfinished (gray) form for covering tobacco plants and for making tea bags and wiping cloths; the finished form is used for curtains, bedspreads, and such.
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Ruppia in peat pot TPUs exhibited the greatest total coverage (83%) over the 47 day study period, while Ruppia in cheesecloth TPUs covered much less area (32%; Figure 5).
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Importers have already made changes to their halogen floor lamps in response to last year's revised UL standard, which required lamps to pass a 7-hour cheesecloth burn test.
Kord, who grows pesticide-free roses beneath protective cheesecloth coverings, also suggests flowers such as jasmine and passionflower, which flourish without pesticide use.
Within her book's grandly orphic structure, Davis can make hairpin turns in tone, from the flip ("Semidetached - when you think about the fifties, that's a pretty good description of the entire decade") to the eerily lyric ("Like whey through cheesecloth the sun drained through the organdy curtains and across the bow windowsill, over the sofa hump and onto Mrs.
Crumpled cottons and linens are the grown-up sisters of cheesecloth but the theme remains the same and that is studied ease and the carefully constructed look that has to have that 'what, this old thing?
Seedless white grapes * Cookie sheet * Paper towels * Cheesecloth or nylon net * Bright, sunny spot
The polyethylene film that curators often use as protective wrapping for artifacts "is merely a piece of cheesecloth with holes that you cannot see," he adds.
Cut 12x12-inch double-thickness cheesecloth and lay] cabbage leaf on top.
Their smaller breasts cook faster and can dry out quickly, so drape heritage turkeys with bacon or an oiled cheesecloth, or brine them.
Other key pieces from the high street brand include a white cheesecloth beaded maxi dress, a cheesecloth beaded jacket and a cream long-sleeve lace shrug.