It took two full revolutions before he saw it, a mortal gateway that pulsed brighter than the others, beckoning him.
The total number of revolutions is read off by a scale attached to the side of the box, but not seen in the figure.
A horizontal arm fixed to a vertical shaft in gear with the mechanism sweeps over these pins at the rate of about two revolutions per second.
If the speed is given in miles per hour, S say, V =1.466 S (6) The revolutions of the axle per second, n, are connected with the radians turned through per second by the relation n =w/27r = w/6.38 (7) § 2.
Let p be the mean pressure in pounds per square inch, calculated from an indicator diagram taken from a particular cylinder when the speed of the crank-shaft is n revolutions per second.
Hesitating for some time between the revolutions of Florence and those of Switzerland, he consulted M.
The revolutions of 1848, which greatly affected the position of the Jews in several parts of Europe, brought considerable gain to the Jews of Italy.
Jerusalem, near the Egyptian frontier, was an important point, and in one of its internal revolutions Antiochus saw, perhaps not without reason, a defection to the Egyptian side.
The incident reawakened the interest which had early been aroused in the young Corsican by converse with the savant Volney, author of Les Ruines, ou meditation sur les revolutions des empires.
Quinet, Les Revolutions d'Italie (Paris, 1842); J.
It is far more certain that Syracuse went through the usual revolutions of a Greek city.
You fish out all manner of odds and ends of knowledge--revolutions, schisms, massacres, systems of government; but Huss--where is he?
The partridge and the rabbit are still sure to thrive, like true natives of the soil, whatever revolutions occur.
To favor revolutions, overthrow everything, repel force by force?...
Do palace revolutions--in which sometimes only two or three people take part--transfer the will of the people to a new ruler?
The theory of the transference of the collective will of the people to historic persons may perhaps explain much in the domain of jurisprudence and be essential for its purposes, but in its application to history, as soon as revolutions, conquests, or civil wars occur--that is, as soon as history begins--that theory explains nothing.