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NEW CABINET CYCLOPÆDIA,

COMPREHENDING

A COMPLETE SERIES OF
Essays, Treatises, and Systems,

ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED;
WITH A GENERAL DICTIONARY OF

A RTS, SCIENCES, AND WORDS:

THE WHOLE

PRESENTING A DISTINCT SURVEY OF
Human Genius, Learning, and Industry.

ILLUSTRATED WITH

ELEGANT ENGRAVINGS ;

THOSE ON NATURAL HISTORY BEING FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS BY EDWARDS AND

OTHERS, AND BEAUTIFULLY COLOURED AFTER NATURE.

BY JOHN MASON GOOD, ESQ. F.R.S.
MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, AND OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY OF

PHILADELPHIA;

OLINTHUS GREGORY, LL.D.
OF THE ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY, WOOLWICH, AND HONORARY MEMBER OF THE LITERARY AND

PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE; AND
MR. NEWTON BOSWORTH,

OF CAMBRIDGE;

ASSISTED BY OTHER GENTLEMEN OF EMINENCE, IN DIFFERENT

DEPARTMENTS OF LITERATURE.

VOL. V.
FLU – HOM.

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PANTOLOGIA..

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FLU FLUKES. Worms of the intestinal order, which it spontaneously falls, resembling very

found frequently in the liver and brain of minute granulations: denominated fluor minesheep, and the chief source of the rot. See ral, or granular. Found in Britain, Norway, FASCIOLA.

Sweden, Spain, and Germany, white, smokeFLUMMERY. s. A kind of food made by colour, green, violet, purple, rosy, honey-cocoagulation of wheat flower or oatmeal (Loc.). lour, or varied with spots, blotches, or yeins, FLUNG. The participle and preterit of semi-pellucid, or transparent, breaking into

three, rarely four-sided fragments, takes a fine FLUOR, in oryctology, a genus of the class polish, and is manufactured into various vases carths, order calcareous. Consisting of carbon and figures. fit of line and fuoric acid ; somewhat ponder- 4. F. tabularis. In rhombic oblong. taGius, parasitical, never hard, shining in the dark, bles. Found in Switzerland, Alsace, and and crackling when heated to the degree of Saxony.. boiling water; not effervescing with acids; but 5. F. cubicus. Fluat of lime. Cubic Auor. if distilled with the mineral acids, emitting the Hardish, shining, smooth, lamellar, britie, fluoric acid gass which has the property of vis- breaking into pyramidal fragments, cubic... solving glass; melting before the blowpipe into Many varieties, cubes perfect; or imperfect; a transparent glass. Six species.

angles, or margins, or both truncate; margins 1. F. pulverulentus. Sandy or earthy fluor. terminating in a point, or in a three-sided pyEarths fiuat of line. Whitish, without lus- ramid. Found in Derbyshire and Northun. tre, powdery, with the larger particles not co- berland, Spain, France, Saxony, Germany, berjuig. Found at Kabola Poiana in the dis- &c. of the same variety of colours as F. spatotrict of Marmaros in Hungary, between two sus; most frequently pellucid, rarely opake; bads of quartz ; colour light gray, greenish the crystals solid or hollow, or containing a white, or blueish green; when strewed on an small drop of water, or some fossil, and placed iren plate a little below redness diffusing a blue in a decussate manner, laterally or irregular, or Gr pale yellow phosphorescent light; feels aggregate in a kidney or imperfectiy globular barsb, and stains a little.

form. 2. F. compactus. Solid or compact fluor. 6. F. pyramidalis. Pyramidal fluor ; fuor. Hardish, compact, of an even texiure, diapho- spar, fluat of lime. nous, brittle, breaking into indeterminate frag- a With a single pyramid, inversed, or ments, of a common form. Found in Britain, . straight, or three-sided, or truncate, or and near Stolberg and Strasbury, whitish-grey,

six-sided. more or less passing into green, often spotted ;

6 With a double pyramid ; the pyramid fracture even or conchoidal, specific gravity

four-sided. Found in Derbyshire, Dee from 3,120 to 3,165.

· vonshire, and Cornwall; and in various 3. F. spatosus. Fluor spar. Sparry Auor. parts of Sweden, Saxony, and Bohemia: Hardish, shining, brittle, of a common form

ihe colours vary as in f. spatosus. See breaking into pyramidal fragments, lamellar.

FLUORIC SPAR. Another varieiy, with the fragments into FLOOR ALBUS, a morbid secretion incident. VOL. V.

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