By screwing in the micrometer, the spring is compressed and the tube lowered.
Tell me whatever it is I'm screwing up, so I can fix it.
Why can't two people talk to each other without the rest of the world thinking they're screwing their brains out?
You can thank the Original Watcher for screwing up that one.
Sir George Darwin finds a possible explanation of these in the screwing motion which the earth would suffer in its plastic state.
6) for cleaning or renewal; the adjustment of the bearings is made by screwing up the cage cap b, locked by a special washer and the two screws a, a (figs.
Other improvements were: the gun was sighted on each side, tangent scales dropping into sockets in a sighting ring on the breech, thus enabling a long scale for all ranges to be used, and the foresights screwing into holes or dropping into sockets in the trunnions, thus obviating the fouling of the line of sight, and the damage to FIG.
The wing may thus be said to attack the air by a screwing movement from above.
During the up or return stroke, on the other hand, the posterior margin rotates in a direction from below upwards and from before backwards, so that by a similar but reverse screwing motion the pinion attacks the air from beneath.".
He turned away from her with a grimace that distorted his handsome face, kissed Anna Pavlovna's hand, and screwing up his eyes scanned the whole company.
He pulled himself together, looked round, screwing up his eyes, glanced at Prince Andrew, and, evidently not recognizing him, moved with his waddling gait to the porch.
"Which one do you want, Ma'am'selle?" said he, screwing up his eyes and smiling.
She looked at him and, screwing up her eyes sternly, continued to upbraid the general who had won from her.
"He'll get away!" said the esaul, screwing up his eyes.
"Yes, we saw from the hill how you took to your heels through the puddles!" said the esaul, screwing up his glittering eyes.
The esaul, screwing up his light-colored eyes, nodded approvingly.
Fetch some more wood! shouted a red-haired and red-faced man, screwing up his eyes and blinking because of the smoke but not moving back from the fire.