Some articles on sides, shiny side, side:
... works as a vapor barrier, and resembles plastic bubble wrap with aluminum foil on both sides ... Materials with one shiny side (such as foil-faced polystyrene) must be positioned with the shiny side facing an air space to be effective ... An aluminum foil radiant barrier can be placed either way - the shiny side is created by the rolling mill during the manufacturing process and does not affect the reflectivity of the foil material ...
... Fielders are often seen shining one side of a cricket ball by rubbing it on their trousers ... The rubbing helps to maintain a smooth, shiny side while the opposite is left to deteriorate through normal wear and tear ... terms, the aerodynamics of bowling means the air travels faster around the shiny side lowering the air pressure on the shiny side by the Bernoulli Principle causing the ball to deviate in that direction ...
Famous quotes containing the words side and/or shiny:
“Playing alone, I found the wall.
One side was gray, the other an indelible gray.
The two sides were separated by a third,
Or spirit wall, a coarser gray.”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)
“When a daughter tries suicide
and the chimney falls down like a drunk
and the dog chews her tail off
and the kitchen blows up its shiny kettle
and the vacuum cleaner swallows its bag
and the toilet washes itself in tears ...”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)