Sentence Examples

  • St.) is fastened on to the middle of the drum membrane; the third, ventral or infracolumellar process (i.
  • The planks were of wood, often beech, a few inches wide, and were fastened down, end to end, on logs of wood, or " sleepers," placed crosswise at intervals of two or three feet.
  • Each length was thus fastened to a sleeper at one end, while at the other it was socketed into the end of its fellow.
  • This method, however, was not found satisfactory: the projecting feet were liable to be broken off, and in 1799 or 1800 Jessop abandoned them, using instead separate cast-iron sockets or chairs, which were fastened to the sleepers and in which the rails were supported in an upright position.
  • Long and weighed 35 lb to the yard, and they were fastened by iron wedges to chairs weighing 15 or 17 lb each.

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