Sentence Examples

  • Next day the young phoenix is already feathered; on the third day his pinions are full grown, he salutes the priest and flies away.
  • There are also two vertical racks, one at each end of the casing, in connexion with - the two springs, and these actuate pinions on the axle of the drum and cause it to revolve as the springs extend.
  • As illustrative examples of the form of wings alluded to, those of the beetle, bee and fly may be cited - the pinions in those insects acting as helices, or twisted levers, and ' Revue des tours scientifiques de la France et del' Etranger, 1869.
  • In registering the movements of the wings the tips and margins of the pinions were, by an ingenious modification, employed as the styles or pens.
  • If such comparison be made, it will be found that the pinions in some instances diminish while the bodies increase, and the converse.

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