How to use Billet in a sentence
In peacetime it is only necessary to billet troops in the villages of any district and the number of fires in that district immediately increases.
The rest of us followed on Friday relying on our mates to have blagged a good billet.
When the CRE dismissed me I thankfully set off for our new billet, arriving about midnight.
The string is wound once around the billet and held taut by the thumb inserted in the looped end.
The body is made from lightweight titanium with billet fittings in a choice of black, red, blue or matt sliver.Advertisement
A, Hottest billet ready for rollH, The incoming air preheated by ing.
The Bear & Billet reopened after an extensive refurbishment on 6 April 2005.
Jewelry designers create Damascus steel rings by blending multiple layers of steel into one billet (block) of metal and then forging patterns into metal.
Charles was willing to surrender his claims to billet soldiers by force, to order the execution of martial law in time of peace, and to exact forced loans, benevolences, or any kind of taxation, without consent of parliament; but he protested against the demand that he should surrender the right to imprison without showing cause.
This noble alloy is found in the magnesium generator cover with titanium screws and dedicated sprocket cover of billet aluminum.Advertisement
The base plate was machined from a solid aluminum billet.
Cotgrave explains the word in French as a billet for the benefit or advantage of him that receives it, a form of introduction and also a notice affixed at the gate of a court of law.
As the foremost end of the billet emerges from the furnace it enters the first of a series of roll-trains, and passes immediately thence to others, so that before half of the billet has emerged from the furnace its front end has already been reduced by rolling to its final shape, that of merchant-bars, which are relatively thin, round or square rods, in lengths of 300 ft.
While Cynthia hemmed and hawed about the most diplomatic way to suggest that the Dawkinses might billet down to two rooms from the three they now occupied, the situation cured itself.
As soon as a hot billet A is withdrawn by pushing it endwise out of the exit door B, the whole row is pushed forward by a set of mechanical pushers C, the billets sliding on the raised water-cooled pipes D, and, in the hotter part of the furnace, on the magnesite bricks E, on which iron slides easily when red-hot.Advertisement
A new cold billet is then charged at the upper end of the hearth, and the new cycle begins by pushing out through B a second billet, and so forth.
F, The billet last entered.