Sentence Examples


  • For this purpose hydraulic mechanism of Bessemer's design was arranged under the control of an attendant, whose duty it was to keep watch on a spirit-level, and counteract by proper manipulation of the apparatus any deviation from the horizontal that might manifest itself on the floor of the saloon owing to the rolling of the vessel.
  • It can be restored by moving the bracket till the bubble of the spirit-level is central, and then clamping it.
  • On the better farms this is done with a spirit-level or compass from time to time and hillside ditches put in at the proper places.