Sentence Examples


  • In 1851 he began his engineering career as apprentice in an establishment at Manchester.
  • Communication with the United States is effected by land lines to Valparaiso, and thence by a cable along the west coast.
  • Even the splash of the anchor in the water, and the noise of the cable running out through the hawse-hole, in no way disturbed them at their occupation, or caused them to evince the slightest curiosity.
  • Large numbers of additional soundings have been made in recent years by cable ships, by the expeditions of H.S.H.
  • Between London and Birmingham a paper cable 116 m long and consisting of 72 copper conductors, each weighing 150 lb per statute mile, was laid in 1900.

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