pounds at the rate of 3 miles per hour, 125 × 3 x 8 = 3,000 pounds one mile in a day. Multiply this amount by the number of feet in a mile, and divide the product by the number of minutes in 8 hours; the result is 33,000, which stands for the number of pounds raised one foot per minute, and this is now the admitted measure of a horse power.
In the nomenclature of the mechanic arts, the names of animals have not been entirely overlooked e. g.: —
Each of these useful animals is described in its alphabetical place.
A device for catching animals.
There are numerous varieties; some to set in the path of the anim
5. (Nautical.) a. A ram, pike, or rostrum on the stem of a vessel to run down an opponent.
b. The part of a ship forward of the stem and supporting the figure-head.
6. (Chemical.) The rostrum of an alembic which conducts the vapor to the worm.
7. One of the jaws of a forceps or pliers, named after some real or fancied resemblance to the protruding facial organ; as, —
Hawk's-bill forceps.Round-nose pliers.
Narrow-beak forceps.Crane's-bill forceps.
Long-nose pliers.Crow's-bill forceps.
8. (Gas-Fitting.) A gas-burner with one round, smooth hole 1/28 of an inch in diameter.
（Glass.) An open-mouthed thin glass vessel, having a projecting lip for pouring; used for containing solutions requiring heat, etc. Beakerglass.
Beak — head beam.
（Shipbuilding.) The longest beam in a ship.
The joint formed by the meeting of several heading-joints in one continued line, which is sometimes the case in floors and doors
Bolt and spike extractor.Cuddy.
Bottoming.Curb.ay, opposite to a traverse.
A crypt, or under-croft of a church.
1. An iron bar used as a lever; it had usually a bent end, which was frequenn with hooks for engaging an enemy's vessel or picking off her men. A corvus.
1. (Nautical.) A contrivance for suspending the ridge of an awning.
rtains, which are terminated by half-bastions and commanded by the main-work.
（Surgical.) A bullet forceps.
1. (Well-boring.) A bent hook adapted to engage the shoulder or collar on a drill-rod or well-tube while lowering it into a well or drilled shaft, or to hold the samCrow's-foot.
1. (Well-boring.) A bent hook adapted to engage the shoulder or collar on a drill-rod or well-tube while lowering it into a well or drilled shaft, or to hold the same while a section above it is being attached or detached (a, b, Fig. 1531).
In well-boring the auger or drill-rod passes through a hole in the staging, but the cro
Clutch for hay-elevator.Pucellas.
A wedge to tighten the axle-box in the jaw or guard of a railway car-truck.
（Fabric.) a. A twilled, undressed cloth, having a cotton chain and woolen filling.
b. A twilled cotton goo