Sentence Examples

  • He worked on propeller shafts.
  • A central shaft descended 35 ft.
  • To the west of the main shaft were three square pits with horses and their harness, and by them two pits with men's skeletons.
  • If the outcrop of the vein or bed is accessible the shaft may be inclined and sunk to follow the deposit.
  • Either in the shaft furnace or the reverberatory; the former is the better suited to stream tin, the latter to lode tin, but either ore can be smelted in either way, although reverberatory practice yields a purer metal.

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