Anvil Sentence Examples
When quite dry guncotton is easily detonated by a blow on an anvil or hard surface.
The iron is worked and shaped using a hammer and anvil.
The hill called the "Anvil of Baracoa" (about 3000 ft.) is remarkable for its extremely regular formation.
Another very common type of pruner is the anvil pruner.
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For that blow he had determined to make his own army the anvil.
The Bombay mint was set up about the year 1671, but the coins were made by hammer and anvil until 1800.
Much as in the smith's forge the object forged rests on a massive anvil and anvil block, B and C, and is struck by the tup D of the hammer.
Bald Eagle - I went a bit overboard with the farmyard noises on this, but I liked the way Winston hit the anvil.
Therefore, the upper anvil rotates while the lower anvil is kept stationary.Advertisement
However, if you ride a super-lightweight bike, with carbon-fibre wheels, you should seriously consider carrying a small anvil in your pannier.
Such metal was probably flattened by repeatedly striking a flat hammer stone on a large stone anvil.
They are placed between the flattened points of two sparkling, gem quality, diamonds to form what is called a diamond anvil.
The finds, including a large and rare pre-Roman iron anvil, are mainly in Hereford museum.
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Weighing in at just 39kg this fully specified anvil for the mobile farrier is configured for precise and efficient forging.
All ratchet secateurs have anvil type blades and cannot cut a stem at an angle, as usually recommended in books.
Complete with aluminum fork, trowel and transplanting trowel not to mention anvil secateurs and bypass pruners, this kit is fantastic value.
The highest of these, 3225 ft., is called, from its massive form, El Yunque (the anvil).
This instrument was capable of giving very considerable speed, but it was more complicated than that now in use, which consists only of an electromagnet, with its armature lever arranged to stop against an anvil or screw in such a way as to give a distinct and somewhat loud sound.Advertisement
They, moreover, tried the effect of shock upon the liquid, and found that the repeated dropping of the cylinder from a height of nearly 20 feet upon a large steel anvil gave no explosion, but that when the cylinder was crushed under a heavy blow the impact was followed, after a short interval of time, by an explosion which was manifestly due to the fracture of the cylinder and the ignition of the escaping gas, mixed with air, from sparks caused by the breaking of the metal.
The Glasgow chair was a source of inspiration to scientific men for more than half a century, and many of the most advanced researches of other physicists grew out of the suggestions which Thomson scattered as sparks from his anvil.
Sigurd tested the strength of the blade by striking the anvil on which it was forged and split it down to the stock.
Well, who hasn't seen that coyote catch an anvil with his head for the umpteenth time?
The vessel was torpedoed and sunk by a submarine, 12 miles south by west of Anvil Point; 28 people were killed.Advertisement
Alongside the better-known anvil, forge and hammer, the swage block was an important tool.
Anvil pruners work like their namesake, the blacksmiths' anvil, by striking one blade against the other.
It includes the eardrum, the three little bones (hammer, anvil, and stirrup) that transmit sound to the inner ear, and the eustachian tube, which connects the inner ear to the nasopharynx (the back of the nose).
The reverse or lower side of the coin received a rectangular mark made by the sharp edges of the little anvil.
The output gear drives the upper tungsten carbide anvil via a specially designed housing.
During the wars between Sobieski, king of Poland (167496), and the Turks, Moldavia found itself between hammer and anvil, and suffered terribly from Tatar devastations.
The liquid when soaked into a porous combustible substance like blotting-paper burns rapidly and quietly, and when struck with a hammer on a hard surface violently detonates; when a little of the liquid is spread on an anvil and struck, the portion immediately under the hammer only will, as a rule, detonate, the remainder being scattered.
The " blank " or unmarked piece of metal was placed on a small anvil (ambos), and the die was held in position with tongs.
Gran Piedra rises more than 5200 ft., the Ojo del Toro more than 33 00, the Anvil de Baracoa is somewhat lower, and Pan de Matanzas is about 1267 ft.
All this, and the almost mutinous discontent of his generals and his enemies of the court circle, shook his resolution of acting as anvil for the Russians, of whose delay also he was aware, and about the 8th of Octoberhedetermined to march out north-eastward across the French lines of communication and save his sovereign's army by taking refuge if necessary in Saxony.
With about 2% of moisture it can still be detonated on an anvil, but the action is generally confined to the piece struck.
They take their name of tuco-tuco from their cry, which resembles the blows of a hammer on an anvil, and may be heard all day as the little rodents move in their burrows, generally formed in sandy soil.
These Sigurd forged into a new sword, so hard that with it he could cleave the anvil and so sharp that it would sever a flock of wool floating against it down stream; and, so armed, he sought and slew the dragon.
It has yielded four bronze swords, ten socketed spear-heads, forty celts or axe-heads and sickles, fifty knives, twenty socketed chisels, four hammers and an anvil, sixty rings for the arms and legs, several highly ornate torques or twisted neck rings, and upwards of two hundred hair pins of various sizes up to 16 in.