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attaching to the iron skin a complete wooden surface to hold the sheathing-nails. This is, however, very expensive. See Watts, Rankine, etc., shipbuilding. It has also been proposed to employ zinc, amalgamating its surface with mercury, so as t863. Totten's Naval text-book. New York, 1862. Sailor's word book. Adm. Smyth. London, 1867. Shipbuilding, by Rankine, Watts, Barnes, and Napier. Wiley & Sons. New York. In Plate LIX., the upper figure is a longitudinal midship section of a by the method now employed of dropping the molten metal, in a finely divided state, from a hight into water, invented by Watts, of Bristol, England, about 1782. It is said that he dreamed one night that he was out in a shower of rain, every drop oSil′ver Pa′per. Paper covered with silver foil. Sil′ver-plat′ing. See electro-plating; Sil-Vering, etc. See also Watts' Electrometal-lurgy. Sil′ver-pow′der. For japanners, etc. Bismuth, 1; tin, 1; melted, and 1 part of mercury ad