There are two soft iron tongues, n, s, fixed upon and at right angles to an axle a, which works on pivots at its ends.
The knuckle stands open until the coupling is pushed against another coupling, when the two hooks turn on their pivots to the position shown in fig.
There was general agreement on foreign policy, whose pivots were close alliance with Czechoslovakia, the series of bilateral agreements which made up the Little Entente (Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia Aug.
The doors had pivots of bronze revolving in well-fitted bronze cup-like sockets let into the thresholds.
4 shows the mounting of a Thomson card on its pivot, which in common with the pivots of most other compasses is made of brass, tipped with osmium-iridium, which although very hard can be sharply pointed and does not corrode.