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ement in the tackle, mode of connecting them to objects, etc. See under the following heads: — Bee-block.Fly-block. Block and tackle.Gin-block. Buckler.Heart-block. Bull's-eye.Hook-block. Cat-block.Iron-block. Cheek-block.Jack-block. Clew-garnet block.Jewel-block. D-block.Long-tackle block. Dead-eye.Monkey-block. Differential-block.Muffle-block. Double-block.Ninepin-block. Euphroe.Pulley-block. Fall-block.Purchase-block. Fiddle-block.Quarter-block. Fish-block.Ram-block. Rouse — about block.Strap-block. Running-block.Tack-block. Sheave.Tackle-block. Shell.Tail-block. Shoe-block.Thick-and-thin block. Shoulder-block.Top-block. Single-block.Treble-block. Sister-block.Tye-block. Smeaton's block.Uvrow. Snatch-block.Viol-block. Spring-block.Waist-block. Standing-block.Warping-block. The pulley-block, with two or more sheaves, was well known to the Romans. A block with three sheaves was called trispastos. Tackle with two sheaves in the lower block and thr
the steering-wheel. Top-rope; a rope used in swaying up a topmast. It is rove through the top block, hooked in the cap, and through the heel of the topmast. Yoke-rope; a small rope attached to each end of the yoke by which a boat is steered. Round-in; to haul upon a rope; generally used with reference to the weather-braces. Round-up; to haul up; generally applied to the act of hauling up the slack of a rope through its leading block or a tackle, which hangs loose by its fall. Rouse; to haul or pull together on a rope. Rope bridge. Bridges of rope were probably first constructed in China. They are of frequent occurrence among the Andes of South America, where the ropes are made of ox-hide thongs twisted together; two are usually employed, their ends being attached on each side of the chasm; transverse pieces are lashed to them, over which the flooring is laid; in other cases but a single rope is employed; from this a hammock or basket is suspended, and drawn from
pposite center; the clamp lever is held in position by a support placed under it and upon the bench. The carriage is reciprocated on the ways, beneath the roughing and the finishing cutter, a guide-bar determining the presentation to the cutter, so as to confer the proper shape. See also Benton's patent, March 21, 1854: Olney and Kellogg, January 4, 1859; and Boynton, January 23, 1866. Spoke-pol′ish-ing ma-chine′. A machine for smoothing spokes after turning and before painting. Rouse's machine, July 8, 1873, has a continuous sand-belt moving in a direction contrary to the rotation of the spoke. Several articles are placed in the same frame, which are automatically moved to the sand-belt in succession. See also Woolsey's patent, August 24, 1869. Spoke-set′ter. A machine for centering a hub, so that it may be bored truly for the spokemortises. In the example, the standard forms a support for the adjustable portions of the apparatus. The point of the hub rests o<