VACUUM


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VACUUMVolunteer Agents Crusading Unsteadily Under Mongoose (fictional group from the book Secret Agents Four)
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Behind, is its own pressure held in leash of spurred on by the lift-shunts; before it, the vacuum where Fleury's Ray dances in violet-green bands and whirled turbillons of flame.
You can hear the trickle of the liquefied gas flowing from the vacuum into the bilge-tanks and the soft gluck-glock of gaslocks closing as Captain Purnall brings "162" down by the head.
In every instance the veteran landlord was requested to imitate the custom of the cupbearers to kings, and taste the liquor he presented, by the invitation of “After you is manners,” with which request he ordinarily complied by wetting his lips, first expressing the wish of “Here’s hoping,” leaving it to the imagination of the hearers to fill the vacuum by whatever good each thought most desirable.
None of the men got drunk, although there were cocktails in vacuum bottles and red wine in a huge demijohn.
Now, in the natural sciences truth is always a desideratum; and I confess it would seem to be equally so in the present case of domestic uncertainty, which may be called a vacuum where according to the laws of physic, there should exist some pretty palpable proofs of materiality.
He pointed out particularly the lightness of everything, the use of exhausted aluminium tubing, of springy cushions inflated with compressed hydrogen; the partitions were hydrogen bags covered with light imitation leather, the very crockery was a light biscuit glazed in a vacuum, and weighed next to nothing.
Captain Phoebus's heart, like the physics of that day, abhorred a vacuum.
There was evidently much to be understood; vacuums that the fancy could easily fill; and, before Julia had left the summer-house, the letter was extended, in her imagination, to the promised six sheets.
Becker is one of the leading manufacturers of vacuum and pneumatic equipment.
The lists are the most extensive yet and highlight the very best vacuum cleaners in a host of categories including upright vacuums, canister vacuums, stick vacuums, cordless vacuums, bagged vacuums, bagless vacuums, lightweight vacuums, and more.
The trimmed sections are then pressed into a mold under vacuum, after which the individual components are stamped, vulcanized, tested, washed and packed.
Vacuum gauge calibration is commonly used when pressure measurement accuracy starts to deviate and it is impossible to secure technological process stability.