Asbestos

Asbestos (Asbes`tos) , an incombustible mineral of a flax-like fibrous texture, which has been manufactured into cloth, paper, lamp-wick, steam-pipes, gas-stoves, &c.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Asaph, St. * Asbjörn`sen
Aruns
Aruwi`mi
Arva`tes, Fratres
Arve
Arveyron
Ar`yans
Ar`zew
Asafœ`tida
Asaph
Asaph, St.
Asbes`tos
Asbjörn`sen
As`bury, Francis
As`calon
Asca`nius
As`capart
Ascension
Aschaf`fenburg
Ascham, Roger
Aschersle`ben
Asclepi`ades

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