Sentence Examples


  • Foot very large; without operculum; shell with short spire and longitudinal ribs; siphon long.
  • Relay, Hughes, siphon recorder, &c.
  • In the undulator apparatus, which is similar in general principle to the " siphon recorder " used in submarine telegraphy, a spring or falling weight moves a paper strip beneath one end of a fine silver tube, the other end of which dips into a vessel containing ink.
  • The siphon is supported on a vertical axle carrying two armatures which are acted upon by two electromagnets.
  • It is in fact the electromagnet and spindle of a telegraph relay with a siphon in place of the tongue.