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08/08/2015 The Project Gutenberg eBook of Elements of Chemistry, by Mr Lavoisier. 150/229 and the acid is poured on at top. For the ordinary purposes of society, river­water is frequently filtrated by means of clean washed sand, to separate its impurities. SECT. IV. Of Decantation. This operation is often substituted instead of filtration for separating solid particles which are diffused through liquors. These are allowed to settle in conical vessels, ABCDE, Pl. II. Fig. 10. the diffused matters gradually subside, and the clear fluid is gently poured off. If the sediment be extremely light, and apt to mix again with the fluid by the slightest motion, the syphon, Fig. 11. is used, instead of decantation, for drawing off the clear fluid. In experiments, where the weight of the precipitate must be rigorously ascertained, decantation is preferable to filtration, providing the precipitate be several times washed in a considerable proportion of water. The weight of the precipitate may indeed be
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