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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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The results of present study indicate that Mannan-oligosaccharide supplementation of Japanese quails' diet improves the egg weight without influencing other egg quality traits except for egg shell weight.
Our results indicated that egg shell contamination with the fecal material was significantly higher with that of egg contents.
FTIR and XRD analysis indicated the HA obtained from calcined egg shell is a combination of both amorphous and crystalline phase [21-23].
Genotype significantly affected all egg shell quality and internal egg quality characteristics (p < 0.
The acid free leached carbonized egg shell was dried at 130-150[degrees]C for 24 hours and then subjected to thermal activation at different temperatures between 600 and 800 [degrees]C for 1 hour in a muffle furnace.
When ready to serve, fill each Holiday Egg Shell Cup with about 1 1/2 tablespoons lobster egg salad.
The investigators also noticed a decrease in the quality of egg shells among infected birds in some tests they had undertaken.
The printer has been designed to cope with fluctuating temperatures and humidity, short print runs and varying egg shell textures.
The tests used in this experiment included finding the amount of calcium carbonate in the egg shell, the air cell size, and the percentage of protein in each type of egg.
Cracked Egg: The theory of plate tectonics says Earth's outermost layer, the crust, looks like a cracked egg shell.
The day is celebrated by organizing various activities, including seminar, walk and egg dishes and egg shell model making contests, funny skits and poetry recitation etc.
Increased egg weight will result in poor egg shell quality.