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isinglass

(ī`zənglăs'), gelatinous semitransparent substance obtained by cleaning and drying the air bladders of the sturgeon, cod, hake, and other fishes. Isinglass is manufactured in Russia, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Indonesia, the West Indies, and the Philippines. It is used in the clarification of wines and beers, as a stiffening for jellies, in court plaster, and in glues and cements. The name isinglass is also commonly applied to thin sheets of mica and sometimes to a gelatinous substance obtained from certain seaweeds.

isinglass

[′īz·ən‚glas]
(materials)
A gelatin made from the dried swim bladders of sturgeon and other fishes; used in glues, cements, and printing inks. Also known as fish gelatin; ichthyocolla.
(mineralogy)
Sheet mica, usually in the form of single cleavage plates; used in furnace and stove doors.

isinglass

a gelatine made from the air bladders of freshwater fish, used as a clarifying agent and adhesive
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Unlike the ISINGLASS launches, however, those two launches will be near-simultaneous.
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The word "prisms" stressed by repetition (here and on page 60), not only has associations with the mirrors in the periscope and with Bishop's scratched isinglass and object "tipping toward the light" but also implies the colors of the spectrum, a rainbow--the climactic and clearly symbolic image in "The Fish" as well--" where oil had spread a rainbow.
I watched the blue flames through the isinglass window, fluttering like a school of fishes in the coal fire.
They resound through the body of her work, calling to mind the gas flame in "The Bight," the icy fire in "At the Fishhouses," the quartz arrowheads in "Cape Breton," the tear in the Man-Moth's eye, or the isinglass eye in "The Fish.
The Schacts processed sturgeon eggs to be used as caviar and isinglass made from the fish's swim bladder which was used in manufacturing wine and beer.
But these marks do not seem to be impressed upon the isinglass substance above mentioned, but seem to be seen through it, as if they were engraved upon the body itself.
To add substance to the medium and increase its opacity, artists add a gelatin-like isinglass from fish or size from animals, and this mixture is called `bodycolor.
903964 Meat; poultry; game (dead); meat extracts; tinned, preserved, dried fruit and vegetables; eggs, milk; dairy products; edible fats; jellies for food, aquatic product, herrings; salmon; sardines; tuna fish; fish fillets; foods prepared from fish; isinglass for food; caviar; lobsters; spiny lobsters; oysters; mussels; shellfish; crayfish; weed extracts for food; shark's fin; maw; dried fish, dried fish floss; sleeve-fish; iced shrimps; iced prawns; dried shrimps; dried shrimps floss; jelly fish head; dried shellfish; dried clam; dried razor clam; laver; edible seaweed; kelp; kelp threads; seafood; sea-cucumbers; all included in Class 29.
THE black stuff is clarified with isinglass - a form of gelatine made from the air bladders of fish.
It might not taste too meaty but the Black Stuff isn't suitable for vegetarians as it is made using isinglass, a substance used to clear the materials held in suspension in beers.