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a.1.Designating or conforming to either of the scales used by the French chemist Antoine Baumé in the graduation of his hydrometers; of or relating to Baumé's scales or hydrometers. There are two Baumé hydrometers. One, which is used with liquids heavier than water, sinks to 0° in pure water, and to 15° in a 15 per cent salt solution; the other, for liquids lighter than water, sinks to 0° in a 10 per cent salt solution and to 10° in pure water. In both cases the graduation, based on the distance between these fundamental points, is continued along the stem as far as desired.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Mademoiselle Louise Francoise de la Baume le Blanc, the daughter of the Marquise de la Valliere," said Madame, ceremoniously.
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Baume & Mercier, a Swiss luxury watchmaker, has announced the auctioning of special creations, done in collaboration with three of the region's most well-known designers, Hussein Bazaza, Zayan Ghandour and Rula Galayini.
In Sara Baume's second novel, A Line Made by Walking, we meet Frankie on the cusp of turning 26, seemingly posed for a conventional coming-of-age story--until she's unable to swallow, hear or pull herself up off the old carpet.
Silla and her younger sister, Nori, run from home to their mother's childhood home, La Baume, where they live happily with their mother's elder sister, Catherine, until she has a breakdown.
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The two companies announced an agreement to create exclusive limited edition watches that Baume & Mercier will reveal later this year.