Trunnion sentence example

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  • To make the ligament, a very large number of exceedingly fine copper wires laid close together are soldered to the upper surface of the upper trunnion.

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  • Owing to the conical shape of the early muzzle-loading guns, if one trunnion were higher than the other, the " line of metal " would no longer be in the same vertical plane as the axis; in consequence of this, if a gun with, say, one wheel higher than the other were layed by this line, the axis would point off the target to the side of the lower wheel.

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  • Watkin, C.B., introduced a hydroclinometer fixed on the trunnion.

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  • The bearings for receiving these trunnions are V-shaped; the V on one side is fixed, while the other is cut through and can be narrowed or made wider, thus lifting or lowering the trunnion by means of two capstan-headed screws.

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  • The verniers are attached to arms uu bearing on an enlargement of one trunnion of the telescope, one arm pro j ecting downwards and embracing a projection on the standard t.

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  • The fitment of the top trunnion requires correct shimming to prevent any vertical movement and without binding.

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  • Remove the split pin and undo the slotted nut from the trunnion bolt.

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  • A few of these guns have a trunnion ring made of cast iron.

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