Tin-plate sentence example
The annual average value maybe put at not quite £2,000,000, machinery and tin-plate being a long way the most important items. There is further a small transit trade through Transcaucasia from Persia to the value of less than half a million sterling annually, and chiefly in carpets, cocoons and silk, wool, rice and boxwood; and further a sea-borne trade between Persia and Caucasian.
The slits may be cut out of tin-plate, and half covered by mica or " microscopic glass," held in position by a little cement.
There are, however, differences of treatment in detail, because copper is more malleable and softer than tin plate.
Bituminous coal and natural gas abound in the vicinity, and iron, steel, and tin and terne plate are extensively manufactured in the city, the tin-plate plant being one of the most important in the United States.
The companies very freely made returns to the commission, the only ones not doing so being the Broderers, Bowyers, Distillers, Glovers, Tin-Plate Workers and Weavers.Advertisement
The town (which is often called "the metallurgical capital of Wales") is the chief seat of the copper, spelter, tin-plate and patent fuel industries, and has within a compass of 4 m.
It has a school of lacemaking, foundries, and manufactures of machinery, tin-plate and cotton goods.
The mother gave each a tin plate and a wooden spoon, and then helped them all to boiled beans.
Current visual sources of inspiration include illustration of marine creatures and science fiction hardware, fossils, tin plate toys and various eroded objects.
Initially using their tin plate car bodies with a re worked chassis to accommodate the new electric motor.Advertisement
Upon one was, JAMES HOOD, WHITE IRON SMITH (i.e. tin-plate worker).
This must be by far the most ingenious piece of precision engineering in any tin-plate toy in current production.
The concentrated copper solution was pumped into a set of tanks into which was put scrap iron from the tin-plate industry.
From early trains made of tin-plate, cast iron and wood to the steam and electric models of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, antique toy trains have captured the hearts of collectors for more than six decades.