Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In metallurgy, an arrangement at the mouth of a blast-furnace by which ore, flux, or fuel can be added, without allowing any sensible escape of the furnace-gases, when these, as is usually the case, are taken off for heating purposes.

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  • Shimano is a huge advocate of the traditional cup-and-cone set-up for their hubs.

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  • Shimano is a huge advocate of the traditional cup-and-cone set-up for their hubs.

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  • No doubt we can expect petitions demanding a return to cup-and-cone bottom brackets as they continue to advance their Byzantine agenda.

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