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  • It was like that of a tuning-fork or the tongue of a jew's-harp.

    THE HOUSE OF MAPUHI

  • As if a tuning-fork had been struck, there would be answering vibrations, and once this had started a state would be produced which the mystics called "ecstasy" and saints "contemplation"; the greatest and soberest of modern psychologists had recognized this state as a fact and called it the "oceanic sense".

    Autumn

  • That young thing hadlungsand hips that wouldrollyou, and that tuning-fork woody that dipshit had under his shorts there had weight, mass, duration, a short spitting distance — amonkeycould have measured his philosophical interest, from prostate to foreskin, down to the last micro-inch.

    Dry Rot

  • Edwin Hubble invented the Hubble Sequence, sometimes called the Hubble tuning-fork diagram.

    Double Hubble Sequence Shows Galaxies Go Spiral | Universe Today

  • Phasing devices and tuning-fork frequency controls were produced by Acme Telectronix, while the Bird Electronic Corp. manufactured testing equipment, filters, and high-frequency antennas.

    Electronic Wars | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • So he waited, listening for a moment longer to the tuning-fork that had been struck upon a star.

    The Great Gatsby

  • I was as impatient to learn her name as she was to see that I did finally greet her, fully aware of what I was doing, so that the smile which she was holding on indefinitely, like the note of a tuning-fork, might at length be let go.

    The Guermantes Way

  • Bulova improved the technology with advances such as its tuning-fork controller used in the Accutron.

    The Rule of Three

  • Bulova improved the technology with advances such as its tuning-fork controller used in the Accutron.

    The Rule of Three

  • And I knew I could always use this," and she held up the tuning-fork device again, "to track you down and retrieve it.

    The Captain's Daughter

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