# Deflection Sentence Examples

- Referring to the calculations given above, this is equivalent to 1'
**deflection**for every degree of elevation, which amount had to be given towards the higher wheel. - By plotting and averaging he obtained the following results: Ex,cess of
**Deflection**and straining Action of a moving Load over that due to a resting Load. - Maxwell (Electricity and Magnetism, § 444), recognizing that the theory in this form gave no account of residual magnetization, made the further assumption that if the
**deflection**of the axis of the molecule exceeded a certain angle, the axis would not return to its original position when the deflecting force was removed, but would retain a permanent set. - If, however, there is leakage, the current received on the galvanometer will be less than the current sent out, and the result will be a
**deflection**of the needle proportional to the amount of leakage. - The galvanometer being so adjusted that a current of definite strength through one of the coils gives a definite
**deflection**of the needle, the amount of leakage expressed in terms of the insulation resistance of the wires is given by the formula. - The
**deflection**is indicated by a pointer upon a graduated scale, the readings being interpreted by comparison with two standard specimens supplied with the instrument. - These arms. are then altered until on raising or depressing the battery key there is no sudden
**deflection**either way of the galvano meter. - The deeper layers lag behind the upper in
**deflection**and the velocity of the current rapidly diminishes in consequence. - He showed that at a certain depth the direction of the current becomes exactly the opposite of that which has been imposed by
**deflection**on the surface current, and the strength is reduced thereby to only one-twentieth of that at the surface. - The disadvantages that still remain are that the sight has to be removed every time the gun is fired, and the amount of
**deflection**is limited and has to be put on the reverse way to that on a tangent scale. - 16) is that the tangent sight has a steel horizontal bar which can slide through the head of the tangent scale for
**deflection**, and is graduated for 3° left and 1 ° right**deflection**. - The pattern is that of a true sight, that is to say, the base plate is capable of movement about two axes, one parallel to and the other at right angles to the axis of the gun, and has cross spirit-levels and a graduated elevating drum and independent
**deflection**scale, so that compensation for level of wheels can be given and quadrant elevation. - Hence the
**deflection**of the needle is proportional to the insulation resistance, and the scale can be graduated to show directly this resistance in megohms. - (5) Speed of train produces no effect on the mean
**deflection**, but only on the magnitude of the vibrations. - The following is the approximate expression for the relation between a change Os in the length of the half chain and the corresponding change Ay in the dip s +Os =x+ (2/3x) {y2 or, neglecting the last term, 5 As= 4YAY/3x, and 6 Dy = 3xOs/4Y From these equations the
**deflection**produced by any given stress on the chains or by a change of temperature can be calculated. - It is usually accurate enough in
**deflection**calculations to take for I the moment of inertia at the centre of the beam and to consider it constant for the length of the beam. - 72 with arcs of the length 1,, l2, l3, &c., and with the radii r1, r 2, &c. (note, for a length 2l 1 at each end the radius will be infinite, and the curve must end with a straight line tangent to the last arc), then let v be the measured
**deflection**of this curve from the straight line, and V the actual**deflection**of the bridge; we have V = av/b, approximately. - If the quadrants were near together there were certain limits between which the potential of the needle might vary without producing more than a small change in the
**deflection**corresponding with the fixed potential difference of the quadrants. - If the looped lines are both in good condition and free from leakage, the current sent out on line r will be exactly equal to the current received back on line 2; and as these currents will have equal but opposite effects on the galvanometer needle, no
**deflection**of the latter will be produced. - If Venetian cupidity had not originally deflected the Crusade (and it was the view of contemporary writers that Venice had committed her first treason against Christianity by diverting the Crusade from Egypt in order to get commercial concessions from Malik-al-Ad11, 2 yet it had at any rate profited exceedingly from that
**deflection**; and the Hohenstaufen and their protégé Alexius only reaped dust and ashes. - Venice is not the primary agent in the
**deflection**of the Fourth Crusade. of the suspended needle are indicated by the movement of a narrow beam of light which the mirror reflects from a lamp and focusses upon a graduated cardboard scale placed at a distance of a few feet; the angular**Deflections****deflection**of the beam of light is, of course, twice that of the needle.- This last method of arrangement is called by Ewing the " one-pole method, because the magnetometer
**deflection**is mainly caused by the upper pole of the rod (Magnetic Induction, p. 40). - If the distance of the mirror from the scale is equal to n scale divisions, and if a
**deflection**0 of the needle causes, the reflected spot of light to move over s scale divisions, we shall have s/n = tan 20 exactly, s/2n = tan 0 approximately. - From the former we deduce Ho, and from the latter the corresponding value of I, using the formulae Ho = 47rin/l and I - X s, (d (-- 11)2n7rr 2 i where s is the
**deflection**in scale-divisions, n the distance in scaledivisions between the scale and the mirror, and r the radius of the wire. - Under the influence of the transient current, the galvanometer needle undergoes a momentary
**deflection**, or " throw," which is proportional to Q, and therefore to 8B, and thus, if we know the**deflection**produced by the discharge through the galvanometer of a given quantity of electricity, we have the means of determining the value of 8B. - In practice it is usual to standardize or " calibrate " the galvanometer by causing a known change of induction to take place within a standard coil connected with it, and noting the corresponding
**deflection**on the galvanometer scale. - Grassot has devised a galvanometer, or " fluxmeter," which greatly alleviates the tedious operation of taking ballistic readings.2 The instrument is of the d'Arsonval type; its coil turns in a strong uniform field, and is suspended in such a manner that torsion is practically negligible, the swings of the coil being limited by damping influences, chiefly electromagnetic. The index therefore remains almost stationary at the limit of its
**deflection**, and the**deflection**is approximately the same whether the change of induction occurs suddenly or gradually. - C. Oersted (1777-1851) had shown that a magnetic needle is deflected by an electric current, he attempted, in the laboratory of the Royal Institution in the presence of Humphry Davy, to convert that
**deflection**into a continuous rotation, and also to obtain the reciprocal effect of a current rotating round a magnet. - In France not even the saintly King Louis IX., who made several vain attempts to mediate, approved the pope's attitude; and the failure of the crusade which, in 1248, he led against the Mussulmans in Egypt, was, with reason, ascribed to the
**deflection**of money and arms from this purpose to the war against the emperor. - Depending on the fact that the electrical conductivity of a metallic conductor is decreased by heat, it consists of two strips of platinum, arranged to form the two arms of a Wheatstone bridge; one strip being exposed to a source of radiation from which the other is shielded, the heat causes a change in the resistance of one arm, the balance of the bridge is destroyed, and a
**deflection**is marked on the galvanometer. - When a drift-current impinges directly upon a coast there is a heaping up of surface water, giving rise to a counter-current in the depths, which maintains the level, and this counter-current, although subject to
**deflection**on account of the rotation of the earth, is deflected much less than a pure drift-current would be. - Both outflowing and inflowing currents are subject to the
**deflection**towards the right imposed by the earth's rotation. - Left
**deflection**has A been put on; this FIG. - Could be done by noting the amount of
**deflection**for each range and applying it by means of a sliding leaf carrying the notch, and it is so done in howitzers; in most guns, however, it is found more convenient and sufficiently accurate to apply it automatically by inclining the socket through which the tangent scale rises. - HH' = 60 X 60' the resultant angle of
**deflection**is HFH', and this can be determined by the same formula a = h X1200 X 3, but in this case h = HH' = R R 60 60 R X 3600 a _ = i' so that if the sight is inclined to the left I° it will R X 3600 give 1'**deflection**for every degree of elevation. - When the target is completely concealed it is necessary to lay the gun on an aiming point more or less out of the line of fire, or to lay on a " director " with a large amount of
**deflection**, and to align aiming posts with the sights at zero to give the direction of the target, and afterwards perhaps to transfer the line of sight to some other distant object, all of which require a far greater scope of**deflection**than is afforded by the**deflection**leaf. - In the South African war improvised detachable
**deflection**scales of wood or iron placed over the fore-sight, called gun arcs, were used, but this device was clumsy, inaccurate and insufficient, as it only gave about 30° right or left**deflection**, and only a sight that admitted of all-round laying could really satisfy the requirements. - Besides the main graduations there is usually a separate
**deflection**scale " (Bethell). - The fore-sight was a small globe, and in the original patterns this was placed on a movable leaf on which
**deflection**for speed of one's own ship was given, while**deflection**for speed of enemy's ship and wind were given on the tangent sight. - In subsequent patterns all the
**deflection**was given on the tangent sight, which was provided with two scales, the upper one graduated in knots for speed of ship, and the lower one in degrees. - Some foresights have, however, a lateral motion giving within narrow limits the
**deflection**found to be necessary for the variation of each rifle from the average. - The tangent of the angle of
**deflection**0 of this needle measured from its position, when the shunt coil is disconnected, is equal to the ratio of the voltage of the dynamo to the current through the insulator. - The meaning of this
**deflection**can be interpreted as follows: If a galvanometer has a resistance R and is shunted by a shunt of resistance S, and the shunted galvanometer is placed in series with a large resistance R' of the order of a megohm, and if the same w w Se J FIG. - It is possible so to arrange the value of the shunt and of the high resistance R' that the same or nearly the same
**deflection**of the galvanometer is obtained as when it is used in series with the battery and the insulation-resistance. - But if a load is so applied that the
**deflection**increases with speed, the stress is greater than that due to a very gradually applied load, and vibrations about a mean position are set up. The rails not being absolutely straight and smooth, centrifugal and lurching actions occur which alter the distribution of the loading. - Then the
**deflection**at the centre is the value of y for x = a, and is _ 5 wa4 S - 14 EI' The radius of curvature of the beam at D is given by the relation R=EI/M. - Rankine gives the approximate rule Working
**deflection**=5= l a /t o,000h, where l is the span and h the depth of the beam, the stresses being those usual in bridgework, due to the total dead and live load. - When making the
**deflection**experiment the magnetometer is arranged as shown in fig. - With a period of 18 seconds, and the record-receiving paper at a distance of about 15 ft., a
**deflection**of I millimetre of the light spot may indicate a tilting of AD part of a second of arc, or I in. - With an adjustment to give a t5-second period, a
**deflection**Table Watch Stand ' 'Boom 0008. - By this time its maritime commerce had suffered disaster owing to the silting up of its port and the
**deflection**of the Adour. - C. Schweigger (1779-1857) with his " multiplier " made an advance upon Oersted's discovery, by winding the wire conveying the electric current many times round the pivoted magnetic needle and thus increasing the
**deflection**; and L. - The formula indicates that the sensibility of the instrument should increase with the charge of the Leyden jar or needle, whereas Hopkinson found that as the potential of the needle was increased by working the replenisher of the jar, the
**deflection**due to three volts difference between the quadrants first increased and then diminished. - He regards the amount of
**deflection**as a measure of the stability of the " ring." - If now a gradually increasing magnetizing force is applied, the needles at first undergo a stable
**deflection**, giving to the group a small resultant moment which increases uniformly with the force; and if the current is interrupted while the force is still weak, the needles merely return to their initial positions.