Sentence Examples


  • The inlet pipe enters an elliptical vessel which communicates with the cylinder a little way up from its base, whilst at the base there is a relief tube leading into the elliptical vessel already mentioned.
  • Havant lies in a flat coastal district, near the head of Langstone Harbour, a wide shallow inlet of the English Channel.
  • KIAOCHOW BAY, a large inlet on the south side of the promontory of Shantung, in China.
  • There is now neither inlet nor outlet to the lake in this direction, the mouth of the Ghazal having become a fertile millet field.
  • This type of pump is, however, not very efficient, for there is not only leakage about the valves and between the piston and cylinder, but at a certain degree of exhaust the air within the vessel is insufficient to raise the inlet valve; this last defect has been met in some measure by using an extension of the piston to open and close the valve.