Sentence Examples


  • A glass plate fixed to a wooden or metal shaft is rotated by a winch.
  • The whole organ can be rotated by special muscles.
  • Cayley's screws were peculiar, inasmuch as they were superimposed and rotated in opposite directions.
  • In most of the systems that have been proposed this result is attained by electrical regulation; in one, however, a mechanical method is adopted, the dynamo being so' hung that it allows the driving belt to slip when the speed of the axle exceeds a certain limit, the armature thus being rotated at an approximately constant speed.
  • He was the author of numerous inventions, including the cagniardelle, a blowing machine, which consists essentially of an Archimedean screw set obliquely in a tank of water in such a way that its lower end is completely and its upper end partially immersed, and operated by being rotated in the opposite direction to that required for raising water.