Sentence Examples


  • The crank shaft carries a pinion which gears into a toothed wheel of a coarse pitch, carrying cutters at the ends of the teeth.
  • 245) a rack I, fixed to the carriage, caused a pinion H on the gun to revolve.
  • The wing of the bird, like that of the insect, is concavo-convex, and more or less twisted upon itself when extended, so that the anterior or thick margin of the pinion presents a different degree of curvature to that of the posterior or thin margin.
  • In this instance a very slight movement at the root of the pinion, or that end of the lever directed towards the body, 1 is followed by an immense sweep of the extremity of the wing, where its elevating and propelling power is greatest - this arrangement ensuring that the large quantity of air necessary for support and propulsion shall be compressed under the most favourable conditions.
  • The rough adjustment of the microscope can be made by a rack and pinion F; and the fine adj ustment by the screw G.
 

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