Sinkers Sentence Examples
Lead poisoning continues to be a danger to swans as well as other waterfowl due to the ingestion of lead fishing sinkers.
Baskets might also include tackle items such as lures, hooks and sinkers, a fisherman's hat or a fishing-related sweatshirt.
Use the needle and thread to stitch the fishing bobbers and sinkers to the lampshade at regular intervals.
Modern surveying ships no longer make use of hempen lines with enormously heavy sinkers, such as were employed on the " Challenger," but they sound instead with steel piano wire not more than 310 to 215 of an inch in diameter and a detachable lead seldom weighing more than 70 lb.
This method necessitates the use of very considerable pumping power during the sinking, as the water has to be kept down in order to allow the sinkers to reach a water - tight stratum upon which the foundation of the tubbing FIG.Advertisement
In the United States and Scotland rectangular pits secured by timber framings are still common, but the tendency the pressure being reduced to that of the external atmosphere when it is desired to open the upper door, and increased to that of the working space below when it is intended to communicate with the sinkers, or to raise the stuff broken in the bottom.
Fishing nets were common in all historic times, and the lead sinkers (83) and stone sinkers (84) are often found under the XVIIIth-XXth Dyiiasties.
The conical-shaped stones belong to the same period, and were used, it is thought, as net sinkers or loom weights.
I fussed and scraped with a combination of die sinkers flies and a surgical scalpel.
A number of moored mine sinkers were also recovered.Advertisement
Messrs. Emerson, Shields, and Wilkinson were master sinkers working under Mr. Coulson.
The original sinkers of the pits (about 40 in number) had been lodged in one dwelling house, ' Y Lluest '.