Sentence Examples


  • Vane, by W.
  • There also was the Anemodoulion, a beautiful pyramidal structure, surmounted by a vane to indicate the direction of the wind.
  • As early as 1665 he diverged for a short time from medical pursuits at Oxford, and was engaged as secretary to Sir Walter Vane on his mission to the Elector of Brandenburg.
  • The rotation of the mercury is detected and measured by means of a small vane of platinum wire immersed in it, the shaft of this vane being connected by an endless screw with a counting mechanism.
  • This increase of velocity implies an increase of the reaction on the surface, the black side of a vane being thus pressed with greater force than the bright side.