Poises sentence example

poises
  • Each of these poises carries a horizontal strip of metal, which is graduated and marked with raised figures corresponding to those on the steelyard itself.
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  • When the poises have been adjusted to weigh a load on the platform the punch is operated by a strong pull, and the impression of the raised figures is left on the card.
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  • Thus the weight is recorded withdut reading the positions of the poises.
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