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  • noun rare Leadwork.

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  • noun leadwork

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Examples

  • The following is also recommended as a good cooling compound for heavy bearings: -- Tallow 2 lb., plumbage 6 oz., sugar of lead 4 oz.

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  • It was clearly shown that Clerac, and not Edison, had been the first to utilise the variable resistance of powdered carbon or plumbage under pressure, a property on which the Edison transmitter was founded, and that Hughes had discovered a much wider principle, which embraced not only the so-called 'semi-conducting' bodies, such as carbon; but even the best conductors, such as gold, silver, and other metals.

    Heroes of the Telegraph

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