steam-cylinder love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The cylinder in which the piston of a steam-engine reciprocates.

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Examples

  • "Midway between each set of wheels, e and f, is located the oscillating steam-cylinder, g, having its journals, g 'and g", supported in the stationary arm, h, which is secured in a suitable manner to the frame,

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882

  • Mr. Hall of Dartford, who applied the pressure by means of a steam-cylinder.

    Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects

  • It consists of an independent condenser, whose steam-cylinder and valve mechanism is the same as that described with reference to Figures 305 and 306.

    Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught

  • A superior example in shading is shown in Figures 305 and 306, which represent a plan and a sectional view of the steam-cylinder of a Blake's patent direct-acting steam-pump.

    Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught

  • Imagine a round tower with a steam-cylinder in its center; and the piston which works up-and-down, instead of working one great beam as they usually do, works eight, poking out on different sides of the round tower, and each driving a pump 6 feet in diameter.

    Autobiography

  • The hammer, as thus sketched, consisted of, first an anvil on which to rest the work; second, a block of iron constituting the hammer or blow-giving part; third, an inverted steam-cylinder to whose piston-rod the block was attached.

    Industrial Biography

  • The hammer, as thus sketched, consisted of, first an anvil on which to rest the work; second, a block of iron constituting the hammer or blow-giving part; third, an inverted steam-cylinder to whose piston-rod the block was attached.

    Industrial Biography, Iron Workers and Tool Makers

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