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the conical bearing of Gamhey


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  • Now I'm guessing "Gamhey" should be "Gambey". I'll put a new citation over on theodolite.

    October 26, 2014

  • It sounds like a title by Edward Gorey.

    July 20, 2011

  • "The conical bearing of gamhey has been looked up 158 times."

    July 20, 2011

  • See the Century Dictionary definition of theodolite, which has the following: "Except for an excessively thin layer of oil, the brass movable part bears directly on the steel, and its weight tends to keep it centered. The pressure is relieved by a small plate of some elasticity fastened to the movable part over the axis and adjustable with screws. It is thus made to turn, as nearly as possible, about a mathematical line. This is the conical bearing of Gamhey."

    July 7, 2010