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pray to the porcelain god

Sl. to kneel at the toilet bowl and vomit from drunkenness. Wally spent a while praying to the porcelain god last night. I think I have to go pray to the porcelain god.
See also: god, porcelain, pray

pray to the porcelain god

and pray to the enamel god
in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. (Refers to being on one’s knees [praying] in front of a porcelain toilet bowl.) Wayne was in the john, praying to the enamel god.
See also: god, porcelain, pray

pray to the enamel god

verb
See also: enamel, god, pray
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For example, Russian cloisonne enamels temporarily boomed in value in the 1970s because of interest from Iranian buyers due to similarities between Russian and Iranian/Persian enamels.
Trials were made by increasing the amount of quartz in the mill addition from 0 % to 35 %, on the logic assumption that the increase in silica content will have a positive effect on the acid resistance of the enamel.
The occurrence of enamel hypoplasia on mammalian teeth was first identified in human populations.
The gooey substance "may be a simple universal technique to induce enamel and dentin remineralization simultaneously," they concluded.
The indentations were made at the following distances: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 80, 100, 200 and 300 um from the outer enamel, 150 [micro]m apart.
Faberge exhibited his work at a fair in Moscow where Czar Alexander III and his wife, Czarina Maria, saw Faberge's skill in enamel work.
The acids found in many fruits, fruit juices, vinegar and soft drinks such as fizzy colas, can cause the softening of the surface of teeth enamel making them prone to wear.
Since these panels are covered with enamel they are food-grade sanitary.
The fashion for whiter teeth has led to increased numbers of abrasive whitening products which could harm the enamel layer.
Summary: Crest launches today its new Complete 7 Expert toothpaste which hardens the tooth enamel after 2 weeks*.
Enamellers often collected broken glasses from pubs and inns to grind them into the paste, but there were already, by the mid-1750s, suppliers selling coloured enamel powders already mixed.
Fluoride is of interest because of its toxic properties and its effect on dental enamel and bone.
Empils has extended the color palette of Rastsvet universal alkyd enamel.
In recent years, however, a promising enamel coating was developed to protect Ti-based alloys from oxidation and corrosion due to its high thermochemical stability and matched thermal expansion coefficient (8.