Similarly, seed makers are judged by the crops the seeds grow into—specifically, the yield and how long it takes to get it.
Its makers had not conceived bupropion hydrochloride as a drug to help people quit smoking.
Since one cannot have everything, seed makers invariably will make trade-offs that might be different than what I would make.
It is well known that a large plate of glass will have a green tint, owing, as the makers say, to its "body," but a small piece of the same will be colorless.
Formerly map makers contented themselves with placing upon their maps a linear scale of miles, deduced from the central meridian or the equator.
The potters of the Middle Kingdom, from the early eras of the Ming dynasty down to the latest years of the 18th century, stood absolutely without rivals as makers of porcelain.
The special characteristics of each are to be seen partly in the skill and genius of their makers, and partly in the exigencies of the site and the available materials.
In the verification of weights and measures a margin of error is permitted to manufacturers and scale-makers, as it is found to be impossible to make two weights, or two measures, so identical that between them some difference may not be found either by the balance or the microscope.
The Mexicans were also skilful makers of earthen pots, in which were cooked the native beans called by the Spanish frijoles, and the various savoury stews still in vogue.
Of dress-makers, milliners, seamstresses (which together niake up near half of the total in this occupation group) more than 96% are women.
American makers of plowshares could, with time and as required, make swords as well.
Manual labour in farming operations began to be superseded by the use of drills, hay-makers and horse-rakes, chaff-cutters and root-pulpers.
Candle makers made light before the light bulb.