Pivot sentence example

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  • A circular revolving platform rests on the pivot and rollers.
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  • The pivot of this part is the logical principle of contradiction.
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  • Records of experiments on the friction of a pivot bearing will be found in the Proc. Inst.
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  • Using your knees as a pivot point, lower your upper body towards the floor.
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  • Using your elbows as a pivot point, move your hands away from your body until you feel a stretch in the shoulder.
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  • In this exercise, make sure your elbows remain stationary and only serve as a pivot.
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  • Now, use your elbow as a pivot and slowly extend the weight all the way back until your arm is fully extended.
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  • Using your elbows as a pivot and keeping your upper arms tucked into the sides of your head, lower the dumbbell behind your head and then extend the weight to the ceiling again.
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  • In the first the load can be lifted vertically, and then moved round a central pivot, so as to be deposited at any convenient point within the range.
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  • If the light exerted direct impulsion on the vanes, their motion would gradually drag the case round after them, by reason of the friction of the residual air in the bulb and of the pivot.
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  • It consists of five principal parts - the card, the needles, the bowl, a jewelled cap and the pivot.
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  • Da Buti, the Dante commentator, in 1380 says the sailors use a compass at the middle of which is pivoted a wheel of light paper to turn on its pivot, on which wheel the needle is fixed and the star (wind-rose) painted.
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  • One pivot of the polar axis is attached to the lower end of this box, and a strong hollow metal cone, terminating in the other pivot, forms the upper part of the polar axis.
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  • If then the objective tube is directed to any star, the convergent beam from the object-glass is received by the plane mirror from which it is reflected upwards along the polar axis and viewed through the hollow upper pivot.
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  • It consisted simply of a light metallic needle balanced on a pivot like a compass needle.
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  • The moment of friction of this pivot is at first almost C, inappreciable from the extreme smallness of the T radius of the circles of contact of the ball and cups, but, as they wear, that radius and the moment of friction increase.
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  • The moment of friction of Schieles anti-friction pivot, as it is called, is equal to that of a cylindrical journal of the radius OR=PT the constant tangent, under the same pressure.
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  • On the 27th the Bulgarian wheel began, but instead of its being carried out on a fixed pivot, the pivot itself was allowed to advance eastward, so that, instead of presenting a united line, the Bulgarians formed a loose echelon, left in advance, which led to successive instead of simultaneous engagements.
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  • As the earth revolves from west to east the celestial sphere appears to us to revolve in the opposite direction, turning on the line j oining the Celestial Poles as on a pivot.
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  • The iris diaphragm can be regulated by the lever p; it can also be turned to one side round the pivot z, so that the condenser k can be removed or changed.
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  • All the pivot bearings are well tucked away and carry a 10-year guarantee.
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  • The origin is an unstable equilibrium corresponding to the vertical position above the pivot.
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  • They all have a fulcrum (pivot ), a load and an effort.
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  • An iron pivot for a single leaf door survived in the east jamb.
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  • If you do not have adjustable pitch oarlocks, you will need to set the pitch with the pivot pin.
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  • It is the body, which remains the central pivot of the process.
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  • The helve, or main beam of the hammer, rotates freely about the fixed pivot.
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  • The first design I tried was a single pivot like the orange 223 which I built out of a wagon exhaust it was heavy!
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  • So you draw the first quarter, then pivot the same pattern round the center to get the second quarter.
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  • Visually check frames, pivot points, motor mountings, castors, torque tubes, motor drives spigots, and all other parts.
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  • When guarding the thrower, the marker may not straddle the pivot foot of the thrower.
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  • In more recent instruments at the observatories of the Cape of Good Hope and Paris the motion is transmitted from a separately mounted cone and clock by a light rod passing through a perforation in the pivot of the transit instrument and thence through bevel-wheels in the cube of the axis to a second rod leading to the eyepiece.
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  • The microphone is bendable and can pivot from eye to chin if needed.
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  • This is common sense body physics and if you've played any sports that keep you mobile (basketball, volleyball) you tend to move your hips, torso, and pivot on your feet.
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  • Two pivot joints join it to the radius, one near the elbow, one near the wrist.
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  • Keep your weight on this foot and pivot half a turn to your right, transferring the weight to your right foot.
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  • Brush kick your right foot, pivot on your left foot, and make a quarter turn to the left side.
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  • It's very important to remain straight from the torso down, allowing only the upper portion of your body to pivot.
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  • For instance, on ElectricRazorsPro.com, the Remington F4790 Pivot and Flex Men’s Foil Shaver are the top picks.
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  • It gives a super close shave and uses two flexing foils that pivot to reach the hardest to reach spots.
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  • A high density polyurethane pivot point allows for 360-degree movement while the air-cushioned heel allows for maximum shock absorption and comfort.
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  • His upper body twisted, his foot remained planted and he essentially neglected to pivot properly.
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  • There are also pivot points in the forefoot and heel to help with a full range of transitions.
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  • Marcy exercise equipment offers a couple step machines including its Impex MS-100 Pivot Multi Directional Stepper and Marcy MS-101 Hers Elite Pivot Stepper.
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  • He became a pivot point for several key events, including planning the Krikkit robots' military strategy and solving all the problems of the universe, except his own.
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  • Here the crane-post is extended into a long mast and is furnished with pivots at the top and bottom; the mast is supported by two " back ties," and these are connected to the socket of the bottom pivot by the " sleepers."
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  • This hook swings on the pivot B, and has an arm which extends backwards, practically at right angles with the working face of the hook, FIG.
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  • It was probably in Paris, the chief intellectual centre of his time, that Neckam heard how a ship, among its other stores, must have a needle placed above a magnet (the De utensilibus assumes a needle mounted on a pivot), which needle would revolve until its point looked north, and thus guide sailors in murky weather or on starless nights.
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  • The whole of the Southern army in the west swung round on its left wing as the pivot, and Buell only just reached Louisville before his opponent.
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  • To obviate this the cunning workman devised a circular table, turning on a pivot, with seats affixed, at which the guests sat the one half in turn within, the other without, the hall "man against man."
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  • The friction of a conical pivot exceeds that of a flat pivot of the same radius, and under the same pressure, in the proportion of the side of the cone to the radius of its base.
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  • In this resolution he was influenced by the discovery that he could not rely on the expected support of Germany, and the discovery made him waver in his devotion to the German alliance, which had been the main pivot of his foreign policy; but his personal attachment to the emperor William prevented him from adopting a hostile attitude towards the empire he had helped to create.
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  • This rock was separate from the rest of the mountain and was in motion, turning slowly around and around as if upon a pivot.
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  • The chair is mounted on a pivot so that the chair can rotate about the vertical axis.
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  • The screw should be tightened sufficiently to allow the visor bar to pivot but not have excessive axial movement.
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  • Unlock the tonearm base located in the base of the pivot assembly.
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  • This is where entrepreneurs take the feedback they've received after launching their initial product and make improvements, iterate and/or pivot.
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  • They discovered that the body, when seated, has natural pivot points at the hip, knee and ankle.
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  • The goal was to design a work chair that would mimic those pivot points as closely as possible to allow for maximum comfort.
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  • The result is synchronizing the movement of the chair with the body's pivot points to create a tilt movement that doesn't lift or stress the body.
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  • Drifting is nearly done from a stationary pivot, if you're good, and you never flip your car.
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  • Miracle Bra bathing suits pivot off of the push-up bra model, bringing lift and cleavage to your favorite swimsuits.
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  • Foil shaver for men -- The Remington F5790 Pivot and Flex Rechargeable Foil Shaver is a popular men's shaver.
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  • The cavalry of his left wing stood fast, west of Doon Hill, as a pivot of manoeuvre, the northern face of Doon (where the ground rises from the burn at an average slope of fifteen degrees and is even steeper near the summit) he left unoccupied.
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  • This is the pivot date of St Paul's later life, but unfortunately two schools of critics date it as differently as A.D.
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  • Great steadiness of card under severe shocks and vibrations, combined with a minimum of friction in the cap and pivot, is obtained with this compass.
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  • In this house the principal part of the roof is a fixture, ventilation being provided for by small lifting sashes against the back wall, and by the upright front sashes being hung on a pivot so as to swing outwards on the lower side.
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  • The eye end of the telescope tube is removed - a counterpoise to the object end being substituted in its place - and a prism is inserted at the intersection of the visual axis with the transit axis, so that the rays from the object-glass may be reflected through one of the tubes of the transit axis to an eye-piece in the pivot of this tube.
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  • Mountings of types A and B - that is, with a long polar axis supported at both ends - are often called the" English mounting,"and type C, in which the declination axis is placed on the extension of the upper pivot of the polar axis, is called the" German mounting,"from the first employment of type C by Fraunhofer.
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  • The flat pivot is a cylinder of steel having a plane circular end as a rubbing surface.
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  • Let N be the total pressure sustained by a flat pivot of the radius r; if that pressure be uniformly distributed, which is the case when the rubbing surfaces of the pivot and its step are both true planes, the intensity of the pressure is pN/irr2 (60)
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  • This power is acquired by a very massive lever, moving on a pivot bolt in the top of the near side of the staple, and passing across the press to the further side of the frame, at which end the power is applied through the coupling-bar by a bar-handle working from the near side.
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  • Nevertheless, at this same time (June 1834) Lord Palmerston wrote that " Paris is the pivot of my foreign policy."
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  • On the other hand, the pivot of his teaching was the appeal to primitive antiquity; and in this respect he helped to start inquiry which has since gone far beyond the materials which were open to one of his generation.
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  • Jib cranes can be subdivided into fixed cranes and portable cranes; in the former the central post or pivot is firmly fixed in a permanent position, while in the latter the whole crane is mounted on wheels, so that it may be transported from place to place.
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  • The compass needle is a little steel magnet balanced upon a pivot; one end of the needle, which always bears a distinguishing mark, points approximately, but not in general exactly, to the north,' the vertical plane through the direction of the needle being termed the magnetic meridian.
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  • When the rays of the sun or a candle, or dark radiation from a warm body, are incident on the vanes, the dark side of each vane is repelled more than the bright side, and thus the vanes are set into rotation with accelerated speed, which becomes uniform when the forces produced by the radiation are balanced by the friction of the pivot and of the residual air in the globe.
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  • The important part played by the residual air in the globe had also been deduced by Osborne Reynolds from observing that on turning off the light, the vanes came to rest very much sooner than the friction of the pivot alone would account for; in fact, the rapid subsidence is an illustration of Maxwell's great theoretical discovery that viscosity in a gas (as also diffusion both of heat and of the gas itself) is sensibly independent of the density.
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  • He speaks there of a needle carried on board ship which, being placed on a pivot, and allowed to take its own position of repose, shows mariners their course when the polar star is hidden.
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  • Regarding evil simply as privation, Eckhart does not make it the pivot of his thought, as was afterwards done by Boehme; but his notion of the Godhead as a dark and formless essence is a favourite thesis of theosophy.
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  • Friction of Pivots and Collars.When a shaft is acted upon b a force tending toshift it lengthways, that force must be balanced by the reaction of a bearing against a pivot at the end of the shaft; or, if that be impossible, against one or more collars, or rings projecting from the body of the shaft.
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  • The bearing of the pivot is called a step or footstep. Pivots require great hardness, and are usually made of steel.
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  • In the cup and ball pivot the end of the shaft HJJ and the step present two recesses facing each other, into which are fitted two shallow cups of steel or hard bronze.
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  • Schiele has invented a pivot which preserves its original figure by wearing equally at all points in a direction parallel to its axis.
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  • Thus the pivot of the Haldane system is the organization of the Territorial Force as a completely self-contained army.
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  • At the upper part of the cork b is fixed a whalebone bow, having a small pivot hole in its centre to receive the point of the shaft.
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  • Several of the varieties are cut into gems and ornaments, balance weights, pivot supports for delicate instruments, agate mortars, &c.; or used for engraving, for instance, cameos and the elaborately carved crystal vases of ancient and medieval times.
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  • On the pivot of this distinction Hutcheson turns round from the point of view of Shaftesbury to that of later utilitarianism.
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  • The rotation of that curve round OX will generate the form, of pivot required.
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  • A bar on a pivot called the " pawl " is fixed above the ratchet wheel.
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  • It has a high, wide back that takes the pressure off the lower spine, sloping armrests for added comfort and a patented tilt mechanism that lets your neck, shoulders, hips, knees and ankles pivot naturally.
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  • The wide-reaching, extendable arm of a wall mount mirror is an outstanding feature that allows the user to pivot the mirror accordingly and examine all areas of the face.
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