The residue is removed to a calico filter and thoroughly washed with boiling water, the wash water being reboiled and used time after time.
The distinction between the low grounds of the Jurassic belt and the Chalk country is not always very apparent on the surface, and from the historic point of view it is important to recognize the individuality of the Eastern plain which extends from the Vale of York across the Humber and the Wash into Essex.
Thus, from north to south there are, on the east coast, the mouths of the Tyne and the Tees, the Humber estuary, the Wash (which receives the waters of the Witham, Welland, Nene and Great Ouse), the Orwell-Stour, Blackwater and ThamesMedway estuaries.
There is also good anchorage in the roads leading from the Wash to the docks.
Generally it is either dried, after being separated from the wash water, by means of common salt, upon a layer of which the moist nitroglycerin is gently run and allowed to drain or filter through, or it is filtered through a mass of dry sponge or similar dry and porous material.
The littoral deposits include those of the actual shore on the wash of the waves and of the surface of the continental shelf.
It has been found impossible to afforest them on account of the roughness of the sea-air, and the wash from their bluffs into the harbour has involved large expense in the erection of sea-walls.
Boston and King's Lynn are memorials of the maritime importance of the Wash in the days of small ships.
Beach, he was surprised by the tide in the fords of the Wash and lost part of his army and all his baggage and treasure.
The slurry, which is wet enough to flow, is ground between millstones so as to complete the process of comminution begun in the wash mill.