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macerated

Encyclopedia

  • Carbonic maceration, a wine-making technique. Maceration (sewage), in sewage treatment Acid maceration, the use of an acid to extract micro-fossils from rock. — “Maceration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • This process makes the food more flavorful and easier to chew and digest. The macerated substance, which can be described as a protein-rich slurry, is often used for animal feed, fertilizer, and for co-digestion feedstock in biogas plants. — “Maceration (food) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Macerated oils are vegetable oils to which other matter, such as herbs, has been added. Herbalists and aromatherapists use not only these pure macerated oils, but blends of these oils, as well, and may macerate virtually any known herb. — “List of macerated oils - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • In the long cedar chests that lined the west gallery of his house, he had stored away many rare and beautiful specimens of what is really the raiment of the Bride of Christ, who must wear purple and jewels and fine linen that she may hide the pallid macerated body that is worn by the suffering that she seeks for and wounded by self-inflicted pain. — “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde
  • Shew me a city so macerated with expectation–who neither eat, or drank, or slept, or prayed, or hearkened to the calls either of religion or nature, for seven-and-twenty days together, who could have held out one day longer. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • And Lydgate fell to spinning that web from his inward self with wonderful rapidity, in spite of experience supposed to be finished off with the drama of Laure–in spite too of medicine and biology; for the inspection of macerated muscle or of eyes presented in a dish (like Santa Lucia's), and other incidents of scientific inquiry, are observed to be less incompatible with poetic love than a native dulness or a lively addiction to the lowest prose. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • Remembrance of his alter'd lineaments Was kindled from that spark; and I agniz'd The visage of Forese. "Ah! respect This wan and leprous wither'd skin," thus he Suppliant implor'd, "this macerated flesh. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri

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