Sentence Examples

  • Besides the motions of lifting and revolving, there is provided a so-called " racking " motion, by which the lifting crab, with the load suspended, can be moved in and out along the j ib without altering the level of the load.
  • It has the horizontal racking motion mentioned FIG.
  • Phoc. 16), exercising during a crisis a disciplinary power extending to life and death over all the Athenians " in conformity with ancestral law," procuring the banishment of one, the racking of another, and the infliction of capital punishment on several of the citizens.
  • Racking consists merely in separating the bright wine from the deposit.
  • As a general rule, it is not possible by racking alone to obtain the wine in an absolutely bright condition.

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