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A reverberatory-furnace, resembling a puddling-furnace, in which blooms or piles of sheared or scrap iron are reheated for rolling or rerolling. A balling-furnace. Rein. 1. (Saddlery.) A strap or cord by which a horse is driven or controlled. The ends of the rein are fastened to the bit-rings, as, — Driving-rein.Check-rein. Bearing-rein.Gag-rein. Safety-rein.Overhead-rein. The Scythians hung the scalps of their enemies to their bridle-reins. The Red Indians do the same. Attila is similarly represented. The Japanese bridle-rein is often of silk. 2. (Architecture.) A springer or lower voussoir of an arch, which rests upon the imposts. 3. A rope of twisted and greased raw-hide. Reins. The handles of a blacksmith's tongs, on which the ring or coupler slides. Re-in-force. An additional thickness imparted to any portion of an object in order to strengthen it, as, — 1. (Ordnance.) The enlarged portion of a cannon, extending from the base ring
couterments, Fig. 19. They are known as Bell-tent,Marquee,Sibley-tent, Hospital-tent,Shelter-tent,Wall-tent, etc. The tent of Achilles was a wooden hut covered with reeds. Such were sometimes used by the Romans in winter. On the Trajan and Antonine columns are four-square tents with slanting roofs, and also conical tents. They were sometimes of leather, usually of cloth. Nero had an octagon tent of great beauty. The Oriental tents were of silk, and gorgeously furnished. That of Attila was very spacious and magnificent. Alexander placed 200 persons in one pavilion. 2. (Photography.) An instrument for fieldpho-tography; a substitute for the usual dark room. As shown in the example, it consists of a box provided with a yellow glass window in front, and furnished with drapery at the back, so as to cover the operator and prevent access of light to the interior. It is usually provided with shelves and racks inside, developing-tray, and a vessel of water a overhead, ha