Definition of Mercerises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of mercerise) ¹



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Definition of Mercerises

1. mercerise [v] - See also: mercerise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mercerises

mercauro
mercenaria
mercenarian
mercenarians
mercenaries
mercenarily
mercenariness
mercenarinesses
mercenary
mercenary(a)
mercer
merceries
mercerisation
mercerise
mercerised
mercerises (current term)
mercerising
mercerization
mercerizations
mercerize
mercerized
mercerizes
mercerizing
mercers
mercership
mercerships
mercery
merces
merch
merchand

Literary usage of Mercerises

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Egyptian cotton generally mercerises better than ordinary American cotton. When cotton is treated with a mixture of nitric and sulphuric acids, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"Egyptian cotton generally mercerises better than ordinary American cotton. When cotton is treated with a mixture of nitric and sulphuric acids, ..."

3. The Wild and Cultivated Cotton Plants of the World: A Revision of the Genus by George Watt (1907)
"10) observes the staple averages from 1 to 1^ inches in length, is generally more lustrous and mercerises better than American Upland cottons, and commands ..."

4. The Chemical Technology of Textile Fibres: Their Origin, Structure by Georg von Georgievics (1902)
"In the first place, the lye must be weak, because strong lye mercerises and also weakens the fibre. ..."

5. Handbook of Treaties, &c., Relating to Commerce and Navigation Between Great by Great Britain, Gaston de Bernhardt, Great Britain Foreign Office (1908)
"Les memes, mercerises, 20 lei. Conformement au proces-verbal No. 7 clu 18 (31) Octobre dernier, ..."

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