He cleared his throat, as if ready to address a Rotary luncheon.
The leaves are passed repeatedly through a machine driven by steam or other power giving a rotary motion, the operation occupying about 40 to 60 minutes.
The quern with rotary motion is late Roman,, and still used by Arabs.
It is perhaps best adapted for the printing of newspapers or magazines having circulations that do not require rotary machines intended for long runs.
As distinct from flat bed printing with a reciprocating motion, printing on rotary principles is a most interesting study, and it is Rotary this department of printing mechanics which has developed so very much in recent years.
Subsequently the proprietors of The Times made various experiments with a view to making a rotary perfecting press, and as a result started the first one about 1868.
About 1870 an English rotary machine called the " Victory " was invented by Messrs Duncan & Wilson.
Again turned their attention to the construction of a rotary perfecting press to print from the reel or continuous web of paper, and from stereotype plates fastened to the cylinder.
The rotary presses in use at the present time are indeed wonderful specimens of mechanical ingenuity, all the various operations of damping (when necessary), feeding, printing (both sides), cutting, folding, pasting, wrapping (when required) and counting being purely automatic. These machines are of various kinds, and are specially made to order so as to cope with the particular class of work in view.
- Hoe's Double Octuple Rotary Machine.
And this applies to all good work produced from whatever presses or machines other than those built on the rotary principle.
In rotary printing from the curved stereotype plate and from the endless web of paper much can be done to assist the printer if good stereotype plates are supplied to him, and, if the forme contains any illustrations, both the artist and the engraver can help him if they keep in mind the particular character of illustration which they are preparing for the press.
The introduction of the autoplate is of great advantage to those using rotary presses, because it allows the production of a large number of duplicate stereotype plates of satisfactory quality speedily.
In 1988, the World Health Organization, partnering with UNICEF and Rotary International, announced the goal of eradicating polio by the year 2000—and although it is not yet gone, it is quickly disappearing.
In the middle of one of the longest sentences, he stopped the rotary motion of the snuffbox, raised his head, and with inimical politeness lurking in the corners of his thin lips interrupted Weyrother, wishing to say something.