Man's physical universe

xanabras

820 INDKX

Conductor, 487

Conglomerate, 180

Connally Act, 300-301

Conservation

of energy resources, 297-306

of mass, law of, 562

of soil, 192, 199

Constellations, 75

Contact poisons, 752-753

Continental shelves, 152-153

Convection, 217-218, 268, 283-284

currents, 438

Convex mirrors, 436

Copernicus, Nikolaus, 57, 58

Copolymer, 675, 678, 679

Corona, 86

Corrosion, 637-640

Cosmic rays, 391

Cottrell process, 492, 726-727

Coulomb, 497

Covalence, 581

Covalent hydrolysis, 613

reactions, 610-619

Cracking, 612, 613, 630, 677, 698, 700-

701

Creaseproofing, 671

Critical temperature, 227

Crookes tubes, 544-546, 548

Crystallite, 682

Crystalloid, 725

Cup anemometer, 265

Curie, Madame Marie, 569^570, 575

Current, electric

alternating, 499

direct, 499

high frequency, 525-526

Current electricity, 494-501

Cyanamide, 659

Cyclic hydrocarbon, 617-619

Cyclones, 266-269

solar, 87

Cyclopropane, 778

Cyclotron, 575

Cystoscope, 439

Dakin's solution, 765

Dalton, John, 563-564

Data, 21-22, 24, 35, 37

Day

lunar, 93

sidereal, 120

Dead reckoning, 379-381

Deafness, 458

Decomposition, 590

Deductive method of reasoning, 21

De-electronization, 596

Degradation, 125

Deliquescence, 244-245

Density

of liquids, 216

measuring, 217, 438

Destructive

distillation, 630, 671

heating, 677

Detergent, 609

Deuterium, 573

Deuterons, 574

Developers, photographic, 583-584

Dew, 257

point, 257

Dewar flask, 284

Dialysis, 246-248

Diamond, 628

Diastrophism, 153-160

Diathermy, 525-526

Diatomaceous earth, 182

Diesel engine, 336-340

airplane, 360

Diffraction gratings, 411

Diffraction of light, 432

Dilute solution, 243

Dipping needle, 480

Direct current, 499

Direct union, 590

Disinfectants, 770, 772-773

Dispersion

colloidal, 241

fine, 240

medium, 240

Displacement, 590-591

series, 591-592

Doldrums, 251

Doppler effect, 71

in sound, 455-456

Double vision, 440

Dow Chemical Company, 762-764

Drag, 367, 371-372

parasitic, 367

Dreft, 760

Drene, 760

Drift sight, 380-381

Drug

addiction, 786

habituation, 787

Drumlin, 154

Drumloids, 154

Dry cell, 593

"Dulux" resins, 687

Dwarf stars, 92

Dyes, 691-692

direct, 692

mordant, 692

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