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  • Her present work was inherently solitary: study, meditation, cut-and-try, bit by bit the construction of a semantic model of the language spoken around Mount Hamilcar on Dido, which would enable humans to converse with the natives on a more basic level than pidgin allowed.

    The Day Of Their Return

  • Her present work was inherently solitary: study, meditation, cut-and-try, bit by bit the construction of a semantic model of the language spoken around Mount Hamilcar on Dido, which would enable humans to converse with the natives on a more basic level than pidgin allowed.

    The Day of Their Return

  • We don't know much else, save by cut-and-try, despite the great size and importance of the chemical industry.

    The Worlds Of Robert A Heinlein

  • And the physical sciences were deciphered only slowly, by a process of cut-and-try and cut-and-try again.

    Dead Giveaway

  • And, time after time, only cut-and-try methods were available for correcting his errors.

    Anything You Can Do ...

  • One cut-and-try system after another, each a little better, and finally the leap from Holat back toward Earth.

    The Long Way Home

  • With the cut-and-try shifting of command of the Union Army of the Potomac over and Grant in command, there was activity all over northern

    Rebel Raider

  • Hence, by reason of this extensive work and knowledge, Edison was naturally in a position to realize the utter commercial impossibility of the then best dynamo machine in existence, which had an efficiency of only about 40 per cent., and was constructed on the ` ` cut-and-try '' principle.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 2

  • It may be stated, therefore, that the design of induction coils is nearly always carried out by "cut-and-try" methods, bringing to bear, of course, such scientific and practical knowledge as the experimenter may possess.

    Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1 A General Reference Work on Telephony, etc. etc.

  • Hence, by reason of this extensive work and knowledge, Edison was naturally in a position to realize the utter commercial impossibility of the then best dynamo machine in existence, which had an efficiency of only about 40 per cent., and was constructed on the "cut-and-try" principle.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions

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