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  • The bearings were FIG.

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  • It is therefore necessary to train the periscope round when taking observations on different bearings.

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  • The destroyer "North Star" losing her bearings in the smoke had emerged from the smoke screen and coming under a heavy fire was reduced to a sinking condition.

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  • This reel features 6 ball bearings and a baitrunner type system.

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  • Somewhat later the adoption of hereditary surnames and armorial bearings marked the existence of a large and noble class who either from the subdivision of fiefs or from the effects of the custom of primogeniture were very insufficiently provided for.

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  • All three flags were of such a size as to be conveniently attached to and carried on a lance, and were emblazoned with the arms or some portion of the bearings of their owners.

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  • Here, as elsewhere in the old time, a nobleman and a gentleman meant the same thing, namely, a man who under certain conditions of descent was entitled to armorial bearings.

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  • The bearings for receiving these trunnions are V-shaped; the V on one side is fixed, while the other is cut through and can be narrowed or made wider, thus lifting or lowering the trunnion by means of two capstan-headed screws.

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  • When it is desired to read a line in the reverse direction the telescope is lifted out of the cradle, turned end for end, and replaced in the Y bearings of the cradle again.

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  • But in both works these utterances are qualified in such a manner as to enable us to perceive the real bearings of his doctrine, and to pronounce at once that it differs widely from that commonly ascribed to him.

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  • It is also used for bearings in watches and electric meters.

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  • It is utilized in the spindles of machinetools, in the balls and rollers for high-speed bearings, slides, pivots and such like.

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  • We find him at different periods in Seville, Cordova and Morocco, probably as physician to Yusef al-Mansur, who took pleasure in engaging him in discussions on the theories of philosophy and their bearings on the faith of Islam.

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  • The declination axis rests on bearings attached to opposite sides of the polar axis.

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  • An oblong metallic box fitted with pivots, whose bearings are attached to the triangular beams, forms the tube for two parallel telescopes; these are separated throughout their length by a metallic diaphragm.

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  • The wheel W is therefore mounted on a guided rod, which is forced upwards by suitable levers and weights, and this relief of pressure is precisely proportional to the pressure on the respective bearings.

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  • The declination axis is here represented by what are practically the trunnions or pivots of the tube, resting in bearings which are supported by the arms of a very massive cast-iron fork bolted to the upper end of the polar axis.

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  • This axis is a hollow forging of nickel steel, of which the accurately turned pivots rest on bearings attached to cast-iron uprights bolted upon a massive cast-iron base plate.

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  • This float dips into a tank filled with mercury so that practically the entire instrument is floated by the mercury, leaving only sufficient pressure on the bearings to ensure that the pivots will remain in contact with them.

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  • The sleeve carries a crosspiece on its upper extremity to which the bearings of the horizontal axis c are attached.

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  • This is also the case as to geology, and the bearings of geological evidence on the probable nature and extent of the Antarctic continent, and the relations of that land mass to the other continents.

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  • These Losses Were As Far As Possible Eliminated By Combining The Trials In Pairs, With Differ Ent Loads On The Brake, Assuming That The Heat Loss Would Be The Same In The Heavy And Light Trials, Provided That The External Temperature And The Gradient In The Shaft, As Estimated From The Temperature Of The Bearings, Were The Same.

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  • The remaining equations serve to determine the reactions of the rotating body on its bearings.

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  • If we reverse the signs, we get the centrifugal couple exerted by the solid on its bearings.

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  • In mechanism it is usually the central line either of a rotating shaft or axle having journals, gudgeons, or pivots turning in fixed bearings, or of a fixed spindle or dead centre round which a rotating bush turns; but it may sometimes be entirely beyond the limits of the turning body.

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  • The pair of shafts Ci, C2 terminate in a pair Ci of forks F,, F2 in bearings at the extremities of which turn the gudgeons at the ends of the 0o arms of a rectangular cross, F3 having its centre at 0.

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  • This cross is the link; the connected points are the centres of the F bearings F1, F2.

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  • If a force be applied to a turning piece in a line pot passing through its axis, the axis will press against its bearings with an equal and parallel force, and the equal and opposite reaction of the bearings will constitute, together with the first-mentioned force, a couple whose arm is the perpendicular distance from the axis to the line of action of the first force.

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  • Balanced Lateral Pressure of Guides and Bearings.The most important part of the lateral pressure on a piece of mechanism is the reaction of its guides, if it is a sliding piece, or of the bearings of its axis, if it is a turning piece; and the balanced portion of this reaction is equal and opposite to the resultant of all the other forces applied to the piece, its own weight included.

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  • For further information on this point and on Osborne Reynoldss theory of lubrication see BEARINGS and LUBRICATION.

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  • The heat produced by friction, when moderate in amount, is useful in softening and liquefying thick unguents; but when excessive it is prejudicial, by decomposing the unguents, and sometimes even by softening the metal of the bearings, and raising their temperature so high as to set fire to neighboring combustible matters.

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  • For modern methods of forced lubrication see BEARINGS.

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  • Hence, unless there be some reason to the contrary, each piece of a machine should be balanced on its axis of rotation; otherwise the centrifugal force will cause strains, vibration and increased friction, and a tendency of the shafts to jump out of their bearings.

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  • It is essential to the steady motion of every rapidly rotating piece in a machine that its axis of rotation should not merely traverse its centre of gravity, but should be a permanent axis; for otherwise the centrifugal couples will increass friction, produce oscillation of the shaft and tend to make it leave its bearings.

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  • To take a simple case, suppose a shaft supported on two bearings to carry a disk of weight W at its centre, I and let the centre of gravity of the disk be at a distance e from the axis of rotation, this small distance being due to imperfections of material or faulty construction.

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  • Births.-Apart from the information which the statistics of birth furnish as to the growth of population, they have, like those of marriage, and perhaps to even a greater extent, a special social interest from their bearings upon the moral conditions of the community to which they relate.

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  • The Riddarhus (house of the nobility) was the meeting-place of the Council of the Nobles until 1866, and its hall is adorned with the armorial bearings of noble families.

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  • By this time the colonists of British descent predominated in the eastern provinces - a circumstance which had important bearings on the future of the colony.

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  • In many cases the colour-production is dependent on certain definite conditions - temperature, presence of oxygen, nature of the food-medium, &c. Ewart's important discovery that some of these lipochrome pigments occlude oxygen, while others do not, may have bearings on the facultative anaerobism of these organisms.

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  • Thus the mitre over an English bishop's coat-of-arms is a survival which indicates him as the successor of bishops who actually wore mitres, while armorial bearings themselves, and the whole craft of heraldry, are survivals bearing record of a state of warfare and social order whence our present state was by vast modification evolved.

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  • When constructed for purposes of extreme accuracy they will turn with the one-millionth part of the load weighed, though to ensure such a result the knife-edges and their bearings must be extremely hard (either hardened steel or agate) and worked up with great care.

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  • To keep the beam truly in its place, which is very necessary, as all the bearings are flat,the re From Airy, " On Weighing Machines," Institution of Civil Engineers, 1892.

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  • The upper end of this rod is formed into a loop, and this loop pulls upon a knife-edge which is fixed to a short lateral arm rigidly attached to a vertical disk, and this disk turns in bearings formed in the frame of the machine.

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  • This disk rotates by rocking on a pair of knife-edges whose bearings are rigidly attached to the frame.

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  • The trucks or other receptacles containing the coal, &c., are drawn upon the platform of the machine, and the pull of the load is transferred by a vertical rod at the left-hand end of the machine to the knife-edge on the short arm of the steelyard, whose fulcrum is carried on bearings in the frame.

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  • This can be accomplished by attaching balance-weights to the pulley until it will remain stationary in all positions, when its shaft rests on two horizontal knife-edges in the same horizontal plane, or, preferably, the pulley and shaft may be supported on bearings resting on springs, and balanced by attached masses until there is no perceptible vibration of the springs at the highest speed of rotation.

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  • Alloys prepared in this way, and known as phosphor bronze, may contain only about 1% of phosphorus in the ingot, reduced to a mere trace after casting, but their value is nevertheless enhanced for purposes in which a hard strong metal is required, as for pump plungers, valves, the bushes of bearings, &c. Bronze again is improved by the presence of manganese in small quantity, and various grades of manganese bronze, in some of which there is little or no tin but a considerable percentage of zinc, are extensively used in mechanical engineering.

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  • Suppose B not to be fixed, but to be capable of moving against some third body C (which might, e.g., contain cylindrical bearings, if B were a drum with its shaft), itself fixed, - and further, suppose the frictional resistance between B and C to be the only resistance to B's motion.

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  • His investigations must embrace not only the comparative morphology and anatomy of fossil plants, but also their distribution over the earth's surface at different periods - a part of the subject which, besides its direct biological interest, has obvious bearings on ancient climatology and geography.

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  • Nevertheless the full bearings of the philosophic question were somewhat obscured by the comparatively limited fashion in which it was then regarded.

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  • Can a new meaning to accounting be discovered; one that helps gives new bearings in an increasingly amoral world?

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  • In an age enamored of machines, life becomes amoral, without moral bearings, devoid of moral categories.

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  • Blind Cricket is played with a size three football containing ball bearings.

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  • Some CPU cooling fans can cost as much at 7.00 is they have ball bearings and thermal sensors.

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  • This African hardwood sinks in water and is so hard they used to make ball bearings with it.

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  • Wheels, rear axle and pedals all run on sealed ball bearings.

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  • The model consists of many small ball bearings trapped in a single layer between two transparent plates.

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  • With four high quality ball bearings the Daiwa Emblem Spod is truly a tough and smooth performer.

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  • Cutting head runs on precision ball bearings for smooth operation.

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  • Some owners have used taper roller bearings on the TC front end.

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  • All the pivot bearings are well tucked away and carry a 10-year guarantee.

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  • Council Logo Our Council logo is based on the " armorial bearings " or heraldic crest of the County Council.

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  • The idler gears, on the external drive, ran on grease sealed bearings.

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  • All pivots will be by ball joints or spherical bearings.

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  • A common problem with endfloat is a lack of thrust bearings or washers at the ends of the slow motion shaft.

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  • Such bearings can be renewed by driving in a brass or bronze bushing.

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  • Typical friction coefficients for these types of bearings are between 0.001 - 0.01.

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  • We made various components such as parachute attachments, housing bearings, steering track columns among a few.

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  • A swing in the economic or political conjuncture suffices for such radicals to lose their bearings.

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  • The motor countershaft unit, which ran entirely on ball bearings, was contained within the base on its own adjustable mounting plate.

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  • If upgrading to a GP crankshaft high load bearings are required.

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  • For example, the navigator whose ship is equipped with a radio direction finder can determine the bearings of radio transmitting stations on shore.

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  • The brackets carrying the bearings are iron, substantial and somewhat elaborate, and are bolted to beams.

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  • After the war, the bells were cleaned, tuned and re-hung with new gudgeons and ball bearings.

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  • The 10mm bore headstock spindle used two adjustable conical hardened-steel plain bearings with a ball thrust race behind the pulley.

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  • New gudgeons and ball bearings were fitted to the other five cast iron headstocks.

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  • Modern bearings have made life for the old kingpin more difficult for two reasons.

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  • Oil the bearings and moving parts and fill the mechanical lubricator with steam oil only.

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  • A quaint Drummond custom was to leave the headstock oiler nuts without covers - allowing swarf and dirt to drop into the bearings.

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  • A new system has also been implemented for supporting the moving platen on the machine base, using linear bearings.

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  • And why would it lead you to, " assume bearings pukka "?

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  • The main drive pulley was 4.25 " in diameter and the rear idler pulleys, running on ball bearings, 3.5 " .

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  • This type of process is applied to needle or roller bearings, gears and piston rings, gears and piston rings.

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  • The single arm uses roller bearings to reduce wear and tear.

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  • Re fit the clutch housing and spider, making note of either the center brass bush or two needle roller bearings are in place.

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  • The headstock bearings were plain and the hardened spindle capable of sustained high speeds with great reliability.

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  • The tonearm is the budget tonearm to beat them all, the RB300, with better bearings than the RB250 and dial-in downforce.

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  • Multiple bearings are then triangulated to obtain an estimate of the speaker's position.

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  • Self-guiding trimmer with bearings mounted on end of cutter.

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  • They allow the turbine shaft to spin with less friction than the fluid bearings used in most turbochargers.

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  • Barden's high precision bearings are also having a major impact in the rapidly developing automotive aftermarket for ball bearing turbochargers.

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  • Two pins q, r, with spiral springs coiled round them, pass loosely through holes in the forks k, 1, and keep the bearings of the heads in and n firmly pressed against the ends of the micrometer box.

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  • The anonymous objections are very much the statement of common-sense against philosophy; those of Caterus criticize the Cartesian argument from the traditional theology of the church; those of Arnauld are an appreciative inquiry into the bearings and consequences of the meditations for religion and morality; while those of Hobbes (q.v.) and Gassendi - both somewhat senior to Descartes and with a dogmatic system of their own already formed - are a keen assault upon the spiritualism of the Cartesian position from a generally " sensational " standpoint.

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  • Here and there particular curves, for example, had been obliged to yield the secret of their tangent; but the ancient geometers apparently had no consciousness of the general bearings of the methods which they so successfully applied.

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  • Unwise admirers and malicious opponents exaggerated the theological bearings of his system in this detail; and the efforts of the Jesuits succeeded in getting the works of Descartes, in November 1663, placed upon the index of prohibited books,- donec corrigantur.

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  • There are many other important points of crane construction too numerous to mention here, but it may be said generally that the advent of electricity has tended to increase speeds, and in consequence great attention is paid to all details that reduce friction and wear, such as roller and ball bearings and improved methods of lubrication; and, as in all other quick-running machinery, great stress has to be laid on accuracy of workmanship. The machinery, thus being of a higher class, requires more protection, and cranes that work in the open are now fitted with elaborate crane-houses or cabins, furnished with weather-tight doors and windows, and more care is taken to provide proper platforms, hand-rails and ladders of access, and also guards for the revolving parts of gearing.

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  • This contradiction enters into the minutest details of lifearmorial bearings, clothes, habits at table, symbolize and accentuate the difference.

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  • With a view of safeguarding themselves from breakdowns caused by the inequality of feeding, or by the action of malicious persons introducing foreign substances, such as crowbars, bolts, &c., among the canes, and so into the mills, many planters have adopted socalled hydraulic attachments, applied either to the megass roll or the top roll bearings.

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  • There is however no precedent of neutralization of any such area of the high sea, and international rivers, ocean canals and neutralized states are obviously no criterion in discussing a proposal to neutralize a strip of the ocean, which may be defined accurately enough on the map and which skilful navigators could approximately determine, but which might be violated without any practical means of detection by a belligerent commander whenever he misread, or it suited him to misread, his bearings.

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  • Bacon seems indeed to have been a lawyer of the first order, with a keen scientific insight into the bearings of isolated facts and a power of generalization which admirably fitted him for the self-imposed task, unfortunately never completed, of digesting or codifying the chaotic mass of the English law.

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  • A first-class chemical balance would be made in this manner, but in all places where there are acids and gases the knife-edges and bearings must be made of agate, as the fumes attack and corrode steel.

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  • The main drive pulley was 4.25 " in diameter and the rear idler pulleys, running on ball bearings, 3.5 ".

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  • The countershaft pulley shaft was fitted with self-aligning ball bearings and provision was made to allow individual adjustment of each belt run.

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  • This type of process is applied to needle or roller bearings, gears and piston rings.

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  • There is however one very definite advantage in using ball or taper roller bearings in a headstock - the ease of replacing them.

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  • The stick skittered away from me, like ball bearings poured on to a sheet of steel.

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  • In most of these cases wear has occurred in the area of the stanchion tube directly in contact with the forks PTFE bearings.

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  • The stool also swivels smoothly on ball bearings, much to Sasha 's disgust when I get playful.

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  • This applies both to high speed low noise and to low speed tapered roller and spherical roller bearings subject to shock or vibration loads.

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  • This would produce a data set of 10 bearings, which could then be compared to a theodolite survey of the course.

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  • Multiple bearings are then triangulated to obtain an estimate of the speaker 's position.

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  • Barden 's high precision bearings are also having a major impact in the rapidly developing automotive aftermarket for ball bearing turbochargers.

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  • Radiator Fan Units The group have stripped and rebuilt two radiator and fan units owing to worn bearings.

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  • On upright luggage (which most is these days) the better wheels have sealed ball bearings and are the same wheels used on in-line skates.

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  • Keep reading about each of the individual components, including the deck, wheels, bearings, and trucks.

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  • Just to confuse things, the bearings are like the alloy wheels on a car; they fit inside the skateboard wheels (which are like the tires of a car).

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  • The more precise the bearings are, the more fragile they are; the more durable the bearings are, the more "sloppy" they can be.

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  • Most skateboarders opt for bearings that are rated 3 or 5 on the ABEC scale.

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  • Keep in mind that bearings, like wheels, are wear items and will be abused.

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  • The trucks are the metal parts that fit on the underside of the deck, and are where the bearings and wheels are mounted.

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  • If the wheel doesn't spin freely (excessive brake drag) there could be a problem with the wheel bearings or the brakes.

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  • You have to get your bearings on who you're fighting and figure out a weakness.

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  • Your command interface is not real intuitive, forcing you to take a few seconds to actually pause the action to get your bearings.

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  • Use the SPACEBAR often when you need to look around or gather your bearings for a new battle.

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  • View the entire operation from the air before dropping yourself in the thick of action where you must quickly set your bearings and make your decisions.

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  • Do this until you get your bearings back.

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  • Dig your training spurs into the mud and work through the tutorial to get your bearings.

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  • Those new to the area might appreciate a map of the area to help you get your bearings.

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  • You might opt for a few private classes just to get your bearings and then move into a small group class to improve skills.

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  • In the beginning, general guides will help you to get your bearings, but it won't be long before you pick an area of expertise and need specific information geared for that particular topic.

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  • For these practical reasons, a Taurean doesn't tend to stray far from his childhood bearings.

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  • Next came the addition of jewels as bearings in watches to prevent friction and wear between metal parts.

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  • English watchmakers achieve industry leadership when they developed the technique of drilling holes into jewels, mostly rubies, enabling them to be used as bearings.

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  • But rubies were precious stones and far too expensive to use as bearings in watches, so, in 1902 Auguset Verneuil, a French chemist, made the first artificial rubies in watches.

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  • When watches are described as having jewels, this generally refers to jewel bearings used in the mechanism rather than jewels used as decoration.

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  • The jewel bearings used within the mechanism were originally made from real jewels such as sapphire, garnets and rubies.

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  • The jewel bearings were designed to improve the reliability of the watch and the number of jewels reflected the quality of the watch.

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  • There is an optimum number of jewel bearings that will depend on the watch mechanism design and sometimes jewels are added for superfluous reasons.

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  • Specialist antique watch dealers will be able to advise on the range of vintage Movado watches and the number of jewel bearings included in the mechanism.

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  • A general loud vibration that increases with speed can mean a problem with your wheel bearings.

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  • Put a few bolts, screws, ball bearings, or other metal objects in each can, and tape the top shut.

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  • You also have to consider all the moving parts - with use, you may need to replace treadmill belts and decks, elliptical arms or small pieces like nuts, bolts and bearings.

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  • This is a great place to get your bearings.

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  • Faith-knowledge appears to be wrenched from its bearings and suspended in mid-ocean.

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  • It is perfectly straight, and formed of old houses, on which remain the armorial bearings of the members of the order.

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  • Worm wheel gearing is of very high efficiency if made very quick in pitch, with properly formed teeth perfectly lubricated, and with the end thrust of the worm taken on ball bearings.

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  • If the outer races become worn, the complete cage and bearings are reversed; the strain of the line is then transferred to what had previously been the inner with practically unworn balls and races.

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  • The main shaft bearings are in two sets and composed of steel balls running in steel cones and cups; the governor is an iron rod about 16 in.

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  • The battle in the Mauriac plains of which he is really the sole historian, is now seen to have had important bearings on the destinies of the world.

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  • The common use of armorial bearings, and the practice of the tournament, may be Oriental in their origin; the latter has its affinities with the equestrian exercises of the Jerid, and the former, though of prehistoric antiquity, may have received a new impulse from contact with the Arabs.

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  • The hotel de ville, the facade of which is decorated with armorial bearings of Renaissance carving, and the church of St Etienne, an unblemished example of Romanesque architecture, are of interest.

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  • In this magnetic field is pivoted a small circular or rectangular coil carried in jewelled bearings, the current being passed into and out of the movable coil by fine flexible conductors.

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  • Colour and Constitution.-In this article a summary of the theories which have been promoted in order to connect the colour of organic compounds with their constitution will be given, and the reader is referred to the article Colour for the physical explanation of this property, and to Vision for the physiological and psychological bearings.

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  • These charts are based upon estimated bearings and distances between the principal ports or capes, the intervening coast-line being filled in from more detailed surveys.

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  • He brought out in 1865 an edition of Wheaton's International Law, his notes constituting a most learned and valuable authority on international law and its bearings on American history and diplomacy; but immediately after its publication Dana was charged by the editor of two earlier editions, William Beach Lawrence, with infringing his copyright, and was involved in litigation which was continued for thirteen years.

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  • Near it is the parliament .and banqueting hall, restored (1889-1892) by the generosity of William Nelson (1817-1887) the publisher, which contains a fine collection of Scottish armour, weapons and regimental colours, while, emblazoned on the windows, are the heraldic bearings of royal and other figures distinguished in national history.

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  • The practical bearings of a science, it will be granted, are simply, as it were, the summation of its facts, with the legitimate conclusions from them, the natural application of the data ascertained, and have not necessarily any direct relationship to its pursuit.

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  • This law has important ethical and political bearings; but in the province of disease this advance of what may be compared to the interlocking of points and signals has had wide influence not only in altering our conceptions of disease, but also in enlarging our views of all perturbations of function.

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  • The Heralds' College or College of Arms, the official authority in matters of armorial bearings and pedigrees, occupies a building in Queen Victoria Street, City, erected subsequently to the great fire (1683).

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  • It is easy to lose one's bearings by over-emphasizing the importance of variation and exception.

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  • It is clear that Swedenborg showed (150 years before any other scientist) that the motion of the brain was synchronous with the respiration and not with the action of the heart and the circulation of the blood, a discovery the full bearings of which are still far from being realized.

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  • It will be sufficient here to point out in general terms the import of the message of archaeological discovery in the Victorian Era in its bearings upon the great problems of world-history.

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  • The slides are kept firmly down to their bearings by the rollers r, r, r, r, attached to axes which are, in the middle, very strong springs.

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  • This wheel is acted on by a tangent screw whose bearings are attached to the cradle; the screw is turned by means of a handle supported by bearings attached to the cradle, and coming within convenient reach of the observer's hand.

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  • This is an upright frame, usually made in wrought iron or steel strutted by diagonal thrust beams against the engine-house wall or other solid abutments, the height to the bearings of the guide pulleys being from 80 to 1 00 ft.

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  • Many of the sapphires are shipped to Switzerland for watch jewels and for bearings.

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  • The axis has eight bearings, consisting of rings of live rollers 4 i 7 zin.

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  • To this are fixed the bearings of the running wheels, fourteen on each side.

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  • But however vague and uncertain might be the meaning of Hoadly in regard to several of the important bearings of the questions around which he aroused discussion, he was explicit in denying the power of the Church over the conscience, and its right to determine the condition of men in relation to the favour of God.

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  • The quadrangle of the latter contains many well-painted armorial bearings of the podestas.

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  • In every ship a position is selected for the navigating or standard compass as free from neighbouring iron as possible, and by this compass all courses are shaped and bearings taken.

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  • Hence, however carefully a compass may be placed and subsequently compensated, the mariner has no safety without constantly observing the bearings of the sun, stars or distant terrestrial objects, to ascertain its deviation.

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  • The deflector is an instrument designed to enable an observer to reduce the deviations of the compass to an amount not exceeding 2 0 during fogs, or at any time when bearings of distant objects are not available.

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  • In the second part Peregrinus describes first an improved floating compass with fiducial line, a circle graduated with 90 degrees to each quadrant, and provided with movable sights for taking bearings.

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  • Moreover, the two hands and a castle, which form the arms of Antwerp, will not be dismissed as providing no proof by any one acquainted with the scrupulous care that heralds displayed in the golden age of chivalry before assigning or recognizing the armorial bearings of any claimant.

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  • Few branches of science, so important on their bearings on every-day life and so difficult of investigation, can be said to have been created and raised at once to a state of high advancement by the labours of a single man.

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  • Prince Andrew, without replying, asked the prince's permission to ride round the position to see the disposition of the forces, so as to know his bearings should he be sent to execute an order.

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  • Dean glumly tried to get his bearings.

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  • And do you know, my dear fellow, it seems to me that Bonaparte has decidedly lost bearings, you know that a letter was received from him today for the Emperor.

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