Inside the barn, Carmen filled two buckets with warm water and heaved them out of the sink.
Hoisting buckets or kibbles are employed for small (From The Colliery Engineer, May 1897.) FIG.
Water may be raised from mines by buckets, tanks or pumps.
Wooden or steel buckets, holding from 35 to 200 gallons, are employed only for temporary or auxiliary service or for small quantities of water in shallow shafts.
Taking mincing steps so that the water wouldn't slosh out of the buckets, she worked her way toward the barn door.
He glanced at the buckets and shut the door.
She filled a plastic bowl with water for the chickens and hauled buckets of water to the horses and buffalo.
Bark provides material for string, while baskets and mats are neatly and stoutly made from canes and buckets out of bamboo and wood.
They used an iron still, set in brickwork, and from a working charge of forty " buckets " of crude petroleum obtained a yield of sixteen buckets of " white naphtha."
The twelve constellations of the zodiac form an ingenious machine, a great wheel with buckets, which pour into the sun and moon, those shining ships that sail continually through space, the portions of light set free from the world.
From A and B the materials are drawn as they are needed into large buckets D standing on cars, which carry them to the foot of the hoist track EE, up which they are hoisted to the top of the furnace.
12.) The buckets of blue ground were hauled up these ropes by means of horse whims, and in 1875 steam winding engines began to be employed.
12) with their ascending and descending buckets disappeared, and with it the cosmopolitan crowd of busy miners working like ants at the bottom of the pit.
The salt is conveyed to the furnace by a chain of buckets running on the pulley (g), and passing into the hopper (h), and through the pipe (i) is mixed with the proper amount of acid supplied by the pipe (f).
Joints of sufficient size form water buckets; smaller ones are used as bottles, and among the Dyaks of Borneo they are employed as cooking vessels.
On this occasion a great crowd, especially of young people, thronged round the well with shouts of religious enthusiasm, while the servants of the well dashed buckets of water over their heads.
The elevators are provided with long spouts containing movable buckets, which can be lowered into the hold of a grain-laden vessel.
The wheat is shovelled into the pathway of the huge steam shovels, which draw it up to the ends of these spouts, where the buckets seize it, and carry it upwards into the elevator, and distribute it among the various bins according to grade.
They are not distinct buckets but rather broad characterizations: actual famine, weaponized famine, and structural famine.
I meet his servant come to draw water for his master, and our buckets as it were grate together in the same well.
Sundays and Tuesdays feature karaoke with $10 buckets of beer and $3.50 vodka specials.
Kennedy liked the restaurant's famous chowder so much when he tasted it on a campaign stopover that he took two buckets with him on the campaign trail.
In the paintings we see gardens irrigated by handbuckets and shad ufs; the latter (buckets hung on a lever-pole) were probably the usual means of raising water for the fields in ancient times, and still are common in Egypt and Nubia, although water-wheels have been known.
The Moors introduced many improvements, especially in the system of irrigation; the characteristic Portuguese wells with their perpetual chains or buckets are of Moorish invention, and retain their Moorish name of noras.