Kir vs Kier - What's the difference?
As a symbol kir
is the iso 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for kiribati.
As a noun kier is
a bleaching vat.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A cocktail made with a measure of topped up with white wine.
* kir royal
A bleaching vat.
* 1934 , Harry Bennett, Two Thousand Formulas, Recipes & Trade Secrets: The Classic “Do-It-Yourself” Book of Practical Everyday Chemistry ,
* 1999 , Samir Ranjan Karmakar, Chemical Technology In The Pre-Treatment Processes Of Textiles , Elsevier,
- The oil is added to the saturated liquor, which is afterwards introduced into the kier . There is no change required in the bleaching operation.
* 2007 , Sarah Tarlow, The Archaeology of Improvement in Britain, 1750-1850 , Cambridge University Press,
- The traditional sequence of pre-treatment is shortened by single stage bleaching, where kiers are still in use.
- Inside the typically long, narrow bleaching crofts were cisterns for bleaching cotton yarn, now represented by sunken stone tanks, and sealed vats called ‘kiers'’ for bleaching cloth. The ' kiers would have been two storeys high and made of metal, but now all that remains are the footings and brackets that show where they once stood (2004: 99).