Flimsy, unsubstantial, gossamery, filmy, gauzy.
Dust, powder, sand, shingle, sawdust, grit, meal, bran, flour, limature, filings, débris, detritus, moraine, scobs, crumb, seed, grain, particle, flocculence.
Reduction to powder, pulverisation, comminution, granulation, disintegration, weathering, subaction, contusion, trituration, levigation, abrasion, filing, etc. 331.
Instruments for pulverisation: a mill, grater, rasp, file, pestle and mortar.
(Verbs). To reduce to powder, to pulverise, comminute, granulate, triturate, levigate, scrape, file, abrade, rub down, grind, grate, rasp, mill, pound, bray, contuse, contund, beat, crush, crunch, scrunch, crumble, disintegrate, weather.
(Adjectives). Powdery, granular, mealy, floury, branny, farinaceous, furfuraceous, flocculent, dusty, sandy, sabulous, arenaceous, gritty, efflorescent, impalpable, pulverisable, pulverulent, friable, crumbly, shivery, pulverised, etc., attrite.
Grindstone, etc., see 253.
(Verbs). To rub, abrade, etc., scrape, scrub, grate, fray, rasp, pare, scour, polish, massage, shampoo, rub out.
Lubrication (Substantives), prevention of friction, oiling, synovia, etc.
Lubricant, oil, lard, grease, etc.
(Adjective). Lubricated, etc.
2°. Fluid Matter
I. Fluids in general
Liquidity, liquidness, aquosity, a liquid, liquor, lymph, humour, juice, sap, serum, serosity, gravy, rheum, ichor, sanies; solubility.
Science of liquids at rest: Hydrology, Hydrostatics, Hydrodynamics.
(Verbs). To be fluid or liquid, to flow, run.
(Adjectives). Liquid, fluid, fluent, running, flowing, serous, juicy, succulent, sappy, lush.
Liquefied, uncongealed, melted, etc. 335.
Gaseity, vaporousness, gas, air, vapour, ether, steam, fume, reek, effluvium.
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