Sentence Examples


  • The sight drops through a socket in a pivoted bracket which is provided From Treatise on Service Ordnance.
  • These coils are placed with their axes at right angles to one another, and at the point where the axes intersect a small pivoted needle of soft iron is placed, carrying a longer index needle moving over a scale.
  • With that, he pivoted on one heal and walked away.
  • In the other gap are pivoted two coils wound on an iron core and connected at nearly a right angle to each other.
  • The Arab traders in the Levant certainly used a floating compass, as did the Italians before the introduction of the pivoted needle; the magnetized piece of iron being floated upon a small raft of cork or reeds in a bowl of water.