Sentence Examples

  • Adjust the length of the plumb-line until it and the body oscillate together in unison.
  • The most obvious method of realizing this direction is by the plumb-line.
  • It consisted of a graduated circle inside which another could slide, carrying two small tubes diametrically opposite, the instrument being kept vertical by a plumb-line.
  • It differs from the astronomical latitude only in being corrected for local deviation of the plumb-line.
  • But even such an attempt to systematically plumb the universe can only make us acquainted with the merest inside shell.

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