from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In physical, a device used in the study of the spark-spectra of substances.


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  • The fulgurator was a sort of auto-propulsive engine, of peculiar construction, charged with an explosive composed of new substances and which only produced its effect under the action of a deflagrator that was also new.

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  • At last the time would come, to men and women alike, when instead of a journeyman with food, Master Gurloes would appear trailing three or four journeymen and perhaps an examiner and a fulgurator.

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  • I assume they won't blindly throw themselves against a machine gun, a howitzer, a fulgurator.

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  • Roch would not agree to experiment until the millions at which he valued his fulgurator had first been paid to him.

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  • Meanwhile, for aught I know I may hear the thunder of Roch's fulgurator as it destroys the ships approaching to make a night attack.

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  • Does the Count d'Artigas hope to force from him the secret of his fulgurator with a view to utilizing it for the defence of Back Cup in case his retreat should by chance be discovered?

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  • If Thomas Roch is to be credited, this fulgurator could shatter the terrestrial spheroid at one blow.

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  • It says all that is necessary about the island, whose exact situation is marked on all modern charts and maps, and points out the expediency of acting without delay, and what to do in case Ker Karraje is in the position to employ Roch's fulgurator.

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  • French inventor, it was in the hope of getting possession of Roch's fulgurator, for which, neither the old nor new continent would pay the impossible price demanded.

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  • And if Ker Karraje is terrible as it is, how much more so will he become if he ever obtains possession of Roch's fulgurator!

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