Puddling

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Puddle • (n.) The art or process of converting cast iron into wrought iron or steel by subjecting it to intense heat and frequent stirring in a reverberatory furnace in the presence of oxidizing substances, by which it is freed from a portion of its carbon and other impurities. • (n.) The process of working cla...
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puddling

1. <physics> The process of working clay, loam, pulverized ore, etc, with water, to render it compact, or impervious to liquids; also, the process of rendering anything impervious to liquids by means of puddled material. Puddle. ... See: Puddle. ... 2. <chemistry> The art or process of converting cast iron into wrought iron or steel by ...
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Puddling

[agriculture] Puddling is the tillage of rice paddies while flooded, an ancient practice that is used to prepare for rice cultivation. Historically, this has been accomplished by dragging a weighted harrow across a flooded paddy field behind a buffalo or ox, and is now accomplished using mechanized approaches, often using a walking tractor....
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Puddling

[engineering] Puddling is the process of lining a channel with puddle clay, or puddle - a watertight (low hydraulic conductivity) material based on clay, which was used in earlier construction and now used in maintaining canals or reservoirs on permeable ground. The technique of puddling and its use was developed by early canal engineer Jam...
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Puddling

[metallurgy] Puddling was one step in one of the most important processes of making the first appreciable volumes of high-grade bar iron (malleable wrought iron) during the Industrial Revolution. In the original puddling technique, molten iron in a reverberatory furnace was stirred with rods, which were consumed in the process. It was one o...
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Puddling

Pud'dling noun 1. (Hydraul. Engin.) (a) The process of working clay, loam, pulverized ore, etc., with water, to render it compact, or impervious to liquids; also, the process of rendering anything impervious to liquids by means of puddled material. (b) Puddle. See Pudd...
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Puddling

An early process used to convert pig iron to wrought iron.
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Puddling

Last and most widespread of the ways to produce Wrought Iron from Pig Iron. First devised by Henry Cort in 1784, but later revised by Joseph Hall in 1816.
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Puddling

Mud-puddling, or simply puddling, is a behaviour most often seen in butterflies, but occurs in other insects as well. Butterflies seek out certain moist substances ,such as rotting plant matter, mud, and carrion, sucking up the fluid.
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puddling

puddling: see Henry Cort.
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Puddling

The practice of gathering at mud puddles or moist areas, usually by adult males, to obtain moisture, nutrients and salts.
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Puddling

The process of settling or consolidating grout in a masonry reinforced wall to prevent the formation of voids
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