s such as would be consecutively attained in the progress of an action; for example, leaping, walking, swimming, etc. The effect is to produce the appearance of actual motion.
The disk is placed on a handle and rotated by the finger on a nut. It is held in front of the observer, the face of the toy toward a looking-glass, and the figures are viewed through the slits.
A small bottle used chiefly for medicine.
Or phonograph. An instrument, invented by Leon Scott, which automatically records phonetic sounds by diagrams in a manner analogous to that in which the indicatordiagram of a steam-engine records the pressure of the steam.
It proceeds upon the premises, that articulate sounds are accompanied by the expulsion of air from the mouth; that the impulses vary in pressure and duration and in the suddenness with which they commence and terminate; that different syllables vary in volume, force, continuity, and abruptness.
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