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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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This determination is consistent with our finding of egg shell thickness.
This frees up the OC-17 to promote more yet more crystallisation, facilitating the speedy, literally overnight creation of an egg shell.
Improving egg shell quality at high temperature with dietary sodium bicarbonate.
Egg shell thickness in the control increased slightly with increasing feeding period.
The work will consist of maintenance painter work which will include internal & external gloss painting including all preparation works for (but not limited to) metalwork railings, woodwork windows & doors, emulsion & egg shell internal finishes, hanging lining & wall paper and other general and specialist painting duties on an ~as required basis.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International (Eustis, FL USA) announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Biova, LLC (Johnston, Iowa USA) that will allow Valensa to include the patented BiovaFlex(TM) water-soluble egg shell membrane ingredient in a proprietary new series of formulated joint health products.
However, egg shell thickness, breaking strength and yolk color unit were not affected by the ALA supplementation.
Once that egg shell starts to crack, it disintegrates.
Designed in muted greens and egg shell blue the Stratford is a three storey property with a traditionally inspired facade.
The statue - which shows a broken egg shell in the middle of a larger statue - took four months to be cast and was unveiled by Mike Beesley, managing director of Jaguar, which has helped fund the project.
I would paint the ceiling areas with waterproof paint, such as egg shell," he says.
They'd be gone and, anyway, if they were small enough to get in an egg shell you could always stamp on them.