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One-sixteenth sentence examples

  • Ellis used this indication to have an organ pipe made which with one-sixteenth diameter and a wind-pressure of 34 in., at one-fourth Schlick's length, gave f' 301.6, from which he derived a just major third of a' 377, which would compare very well with an old Greek a'.

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  • Petroleum, according to the report of the National Conservation Commission in 1908, was then the sixth largest contributor to the Petrol nations mineral wealth, furnishing about one-sixteenth eum.

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  • A similar objection applies, though with less force, to Regnault's main experiments between 125° and 225° C., giving the value S =0.475, in which the superheat (on which the value of S depends) is only one-sixteenth of the total heat measured.

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  • Castel di Sangro has remains of ancient walls, but these are attributed to a road by Mariani, and in any case the fortified area there was quite small, only one-sixteenth the size of Aufidena.

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  • blades forked at the larger end, and separated about one-sixteenth of an inch from each other by winding cotton thread between them, the whole being also bound together by thread, and the protrusion of the points being restricted to one-twelfth of an inch, by which the depth of the incision is limited.

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  • The ounce, for instance, is one-sixteenth of the pound, but it is impossible to find 16 objects such that their weights shall be exactly equal and that the sum of their weights shall be exactly equal to the weight of the standard pound.

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  • A loop of thin thread only one-sixteenth of a grain in weight caused a temporary flexure.

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  • A similar objection applies, though with less force, to Regnault's main experiments between 125° and 225° C., giving the value S =0.475, in which the superheat (on which the value of S depends) is only one-sixteenth of the total heat measured.

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  • You should always leave at least a one-sixteenth inch gap between panels.

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