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  • His mood tasted like all the sharp metal in the room, the angle-iron chairs, the star points on his badge, the shelf brackets, his pistol.

    The Hanging Tree

  • The house stood in the middle of a pretty row next to the River Aude, overlooking the water, shielded on one side from the walkway by a fence of green angle-iron and split bamboo canes.

    Sepulchre

  • Long and heavy pieces of angle-iron came bolted to raft-like sections of the deck; various kinds of timber proved useful in a variety of ways.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • A prefabricated door frame (consisting of a metal angle-iron frame set into concrete) is then mortared into place (Fig. 7-69).

    7. Building Instructions

  • A prefabricated angle-iron frame is set into the wire mesh to provide formwork for an access hatch into the tank.

    Chapter 15

  • Roof: The tank can have a galvanized iron sheet roof supported by angle-iron, or a reinforced concrete roof can be made.

    Chapter 15

  • Afterwards there is fixed immediately beneath the angle-iron ring of the cover, D, a perforated iron plate upon which the contents of the boiler rest when the latter is turned up.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 299, September 24, 1881

  • Inside the stove it will be necessary to fix rows of iron rods, some four inches from the top, from which to suspend the work, or angle-iron ledges can be used on which the rods or bars can be fixed, these arrangements being varied according to the particular description of work, individual fancy, or other circumstances.

    Handbook on Japanning: 2nd Edition For Ironware, Tinware, Wood, Etc. With Sections on Tinplating and Galvanizing

  • This vessel, which also favours the colossal, is likewise of the rigid type, but realising the inherent dangers accruing from the employment of metal for the framework, its constructors have used wood, reinforced and strengthened where necessary by metallic angle-iron, plates, and bracing; this utilisation of metal is, however, carried out very sparingly.

    Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War

  • The spandrels are formed of uprights and diagonals, the former being made of four angle-irons, and the latter of one angle-iron.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887

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