propelled electrically from one side to the other.
The sheet is laid to a back mark on the tapes, and is propelled between two rollers s FIG.
She turned slowly, propelled by a tender breeze from the cold night air that filled the room.
The carriage itself had been lost long before; but we know that about the year 1600 Stevinus, with Prince Maurice of Orange and twenty-six others, made use of it on the seashore between Scheveningen and Petten, that it was propelled solely by the force of the wind, and that it acquired a speed which exceeded that of horses.
Penaud next directed his attention to the construction of a model, to be propelled by a screw and sustained by an elastic aeroplane extending horizontally.
He had just constructed a boat that could be propelled by a kite with the wind in its favor, and one day he tried experiments to see if he could steer the kite against the wind.
In January 1812 he placed on the Clyde a steamboat (which he named the "Comet") of about 25 tons, propelled by an engine of three horse power, at a speed of 7 m.
She turned slowly, propelled by a tender breeze from the cold night air that filled the room with a chill of death.
- Elastic Spiral Wing, its action, to form a mobile heli vibrate by a direct piston action, propelled vertically, horizontally a b, Anterior margin of wing, to which the neurae or ribs are affixed.
Some of the largest machines - propelled by motor power - are capable of taking eight or more frames at one time.
Then came the material agent, machinery propelled by steam.
The dorsal vessel is prolonged anteriorly into an aorta, through which the blood is propelled into the great After Miall and Denny, The Cockroach, Lovell body-cavity or haemoReeve & Co.
The American craft was propelled by poling, paddling, rowing, and by rude sails of matting.
He constructed models to fly by three different methods: - (a) by means of screws acting vertically upwards; (b) by aeroplanes propelled horizontally by screws; and (c) by wings which FIG.
British railways also undertake the collection and delivery of freight, in addition to transporting it, and thus an extensive range of vans and wagons, whether drawn by horses or mechanically propelled, must be provided in connexion with an important station.
The technical name, Notonecta, meaning "back-swimmer," alludes to the habit of the insect of swimming upside down, the body being propelled through the water by powerful strokes of the hind legs, which are fringed with hair and, when at rest, are extended laterally like a pair of sculls in a boat.
long, propelled by 8 men.
48) consisted of a platform, on which stood a large water-tube boiler, a number of concavo-convex aeroplanes arranged in tiers like shelves, each making a slight upward angle with the horizon, two very large vertical screws placed aft and propelled by steam engines, tanks for the storage of water, naphtha, &c. The boiler was especially noteworthy.
They were being hit with rocket propelled grenades from all sides.
Some of the ships were propelled by oars, others were under sail.
propelled grenades from all sides.
propelled forward by the permanent arms economy.
A sailing ship is supported by the water and requires merely to be propelled; a flying creature and a flying machine constructed on the living type require to be both supported and propelled.
This model, which was shown at the exhibition of the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain at the Crystal Palace in 1868, consisted of two superposed screws propelled by an engine, the steam for which was generated (for lightness) in an aluminium boiler.
Models on the aeroplane screw type may be propelled by two screws, one fore and one aft, rotating in opposite directions; and in the event of only one screw being employed it may be placed in front of or behind the aeroplane.
RPG-7 Man portable rocket propelled grenade launcher 1962 Assigned to squads.
propelled by oars.
In Sweden the few farms of the Swedes who inhabit the region are on the lake shores, and the traveller must be rowed from one to another in the typical boats of the district, pointed at bow and stern, unusually low amidships, and propelled by short sculls or paddles.
The sheets were laid or fed to certain marks between the frisket and tympan, and when these were closed together the carriage was propelled under the platen and the impression was given to that portion of the machine, while at the other end another sheet was being fed in ready to receive its impression in due course.
The hinder portion of the body being drawn of ter, some part of it (c) finds another support on the rough ground or a projection; and, the anterior bends being stretched in a straight line, the front part of the body is propelled (from a to d) in consequence.
propelled rocket assisted howitzers split into three batteries.
To give way to working boats, rowing boats and other human propelled craft.
They are propelled by extremely strong hindquarters; when they run it appears effortless and truly beautiful.
Our splendid main battle tank is almost impervious to the rocket propelled grenade, which is the weapon of choice of the enemy.
propelled vehicles have been around for many years.
propelled mankind to live in an age of crisis - political, social, and financial crises.
propelled solely by rocket engines.
These paths will be known as restricted byways - highways over which there are bridleway rights and the right to drive non-mechanically propelled vehicles.
In September 2000 a woman in London was convicted of riding an electrically propelled scooter on the road without insurance.
A license is needed in order to navigate even a manually propelled boat on the Thames.
propelled either by a cue or a mace (a long stick with a flat pushing block on one end ).
propelled along by the relentless rhythm of the piece.
propelled at warp speed.
They received tons of MTV plays, which further propelled the band's rise to fame.
Any ' mechanically propelled ' vehicle used or kept on a public road must display a valid tax disk.
An implement, sometimes propelled by steam, known as the draining plough, can be used for opening the trenches.
propelled by wind or motor.
propelled by legislative force in the form of a proposed Composting Directive.
Liquid fuel, in the form of liquid oxygen and kerosene propelled this rocket to a maximum range of 1,727 miles.
It is untenable, then, to suggest that absolute scarcity propelled the events of 2003.
The film was an enormous success that spawned two sequels and propelled Li into instant stardom.
In 2003 thousands upon thousands came into politics for the first time, propelled by the unprecedented anti-war upsurge.
The cleanest alternative fuel vehicles (band 4 as defined by the Powershift Register, www.powershift.org.uk ). Electrically propelled vehicles.
Having first determined by experiment - for which he was given special facilities by the admiralty - what are the manoeuvring powers of ships propelled by steam under varying conditions of speed and helm, he proceeded to devise a system of tactics based on these data.
The blood, which is a non-corpuscular fluid, is propelled forwards by the contractile dorsal vessel and collected into the central bloodsinus; this lies over the stomochord, and is surrounded on three sides by a closed vesicle, with contractile walls, called the pericardium (Herzblase).
Locomotives and motor cars, being dealt with by special acts, are excluded from the operation of the act, as are bicycles and tricycles (dealt with by the Local Government Act 1888), and vehicles drawn or propelled by hand, but every machine or implement drawn by animals comes within the act.
DRIFT (from " drive "), a verb or noun used in various connexions with the sense of propelled motion, especially (but not necessarily) of an aimless sort, undirected.
They swim rapidly, propelled by the powerful tail and by the mostly webbed limbs, or they submerge themselves, with only the tip of the nose and the eyes showing, or sometimes also the back.
The cleanest alternative fuel vehicles (band 4 as defined by the Powershift Register, www.powershift.org.uk). Electrically propelled vehicles.
Free educational games online open the door to a world propelled by technology.
After high school, Alba won roles in increasingly successful feature films - 1999's Never Been Kissed, and 2000's Idle Hands, but it was her starring role in the TV series Dark Angel that propelled her to stardom.
Hilary Duff's popularity as Lizzie McGuire propelled her film career to new heights.
After St. Elmo's Fire, Demi Moore went on to star in a string of movies that propelled her to new heights of stardom.
Pattinson's role as Edward Cullen has propelled him into super-stardom and he now graces the covers of teen magazines and appears on late night talk shows.
This traditional-style boat is solely propelled by its large stern paddle wheel and offers overnight trips with night accommodations at shore-side lodges.
Powered coasters, which are electrically propelled throughout the entire ride, have unique speed limitations that generally keep their speeds lower than 25 miles per hour - hardly impressive when compared to other designs.
Early German tinplate toy train manufacturers produced simple trains and ones that were self propelled, known as clockwork trains.
Although Jessica Alba had been acting for a number of years before Dark Angel, this series propelled her into national stardom.
The G-Six is self propelled and has rotating brushes that capture particles of dirt.
The game board is a linear-based track which means that movement is propelled forward.
Some Pilates movements, such as The Hundred, is literally propelled by breath.
The reforms the country put into place have propelled China into the global trade limelight.
Raves from such luminaries as Oprah Winfrey have only propelled the demand higher.
This show propelled both singers' fame and made them a household name.
Urban Legend propelled T.I. to the top of the game.
Joshua Radin's story is rather unique among music career stories in that his entire career has been propelled by the use of this music in the media and advertising.
Songs such as The First Cut and Wild World propelled him into the spotlight, and his songwriting abilities were well-known and touted.
Propelled by the commercial success of this record, My Chemical Romance began touring heavily with some of the biggest names in rock.
The tide really turned for The Jonas Brothers after appearing on Hannah Montana, when the band was propelled into overnight superstardom.
Propelled by the single Tim McGraw (written to help her ex-boyfriend remember her), the album went all the way to number 5 on the mainstream Billboard Charts and reached number 1 on the Billboard country charts.
Part of the thing that propelled the single to so much attention was the controversy it generated, both from conservatives and gay rights groups.
The second single Bleeding Love, established Lewis as a bona fide international superstar, and propelled by the popularity of the song, sales of Spirit soared.
Propelled by popular singles like Crazy in Love and Baby Boy, it didn't take long for Beyonce's solo work to surpass her popularity with Destiny's Child.
Crossroads is a different take on the Robert Johnson blues standard, complete with the impressive guitar work and long improvisations that propelled Clapton to god-like status in London's 1960s music scene.
He spent much of the first part the decade topping the Billboard Charts, propelled mainly by his popularity with teenage girls.
Propelled by a video that featured an appearance by Usher, One Time reached the top 20 in both the U.S. and Canada.
His hard work paid off; Chesney wasn't propelled to instant fame like some other musicians have been.
Propelled by a striking video that was in heavy rotation on MTV, Devo was American New Wave personified.
Her father only agreed to do the show in the first place in hopes of using it as a vehicle for Brooke's music career, and so her attempts to get her pop career of the ground propelled many episodes.
This is his tenth attempt to get clean and he was propelled to enter the house because he was facing a choice between going to rehab and going to jail.
The track, featuring Yung Berg and propelled by a video featuring Shaquille O'Neal, rose to number three on the charts.
Released in 1981, it propelled Mel Gibson into star status.
The score went a step above most other cinema orchestral pieces of the time and propelled the movie industry into the generation of films with large orchestra compositions and music that filled the theater with depth and wonderful noise.
Finally, the contemporary economic disorder has propelled mankind to live in an age of crisis - political, social, and financial crises.
You'll be gliding like seaward wizards on a magic carpet ride propelled by Poseidon, fueled by the wind like demented modern-day Vikings from another dimension.
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