• WordNet 3.6
    • n 1880s the decade from 1880 to 1889
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In literature:

It is similar to binders used in the 1880s.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
Most of the basic ones in use today were developed by the 1880s and remain almost unchanged.
"The Invention of the Sewing Machine" by Grace Rogers Cooper
Pieces of flint used to let blood by native doctors in Alaska in the 1880s.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis

In news:

When Allan Herschell first began producing carrousels in the 1880s, he was fortunate to have a local population of talented carvers to draw his workforce from.
'The Gilded Age' to depict millionaire titans in 1880s New York.
When the bicycle first gained popularity in the 1880s, intrepid daredevils were quick to seize upon it as a tool of exploration and an indicator of resourcefulness.
Back in the 1880s, Ambler was a company town, and asbestos was the company's product.
Linda Blake, of the Newton County Historical Society, told council members in an earlier meeting that the concrete steps had originally been poured in 1923, and were preceded by a wooden staircase, which dated back to at least the 1880s.
The building was built in the 1880s to house Portland business leader William Ladd's carriages , horses and coachmen.
Engraving of Ferdinand Ward, early 1880s.
Transforming the interior of an 1880s house with soft shades of fog.
Now, the light bulb may be going the way of steam engines and roll film, also invented in the 1880s.
Enlarge Shipping traffic on Lake Erie was growing significantly in the late 1880s, so the Toledo Harbor light was built in BLADE FILE PHOTO.
There is an old mining town in Calico, California that has been restored to replicate life as it had been in the 1880s when silver mining was at it's peak.
Over the last several decades, many of Worcester's biggest employers that got started during its heydays in the 1880s, such as Norton Co. And Wyman Gordon, have been gobbled up by outsiders.
This table is an accurate reproduction of one purchased by Molly Brown and her husband in the late 1880s, when they were starting their family in the rough mining town of Leadville, Colorado.
First mentioned back in the 1880s in California to describe a group of dark grape varieties, it properly refers to the French grape Durif, that grape's parent, Peloursin, or a cross between the two.
Harriet Tubman in the 1880s.

In science:

And we green-starred the triple orbit for K Peg (Muterspaugh et al. 2006a), which used new data from the PTIO but also dozens of observations from the 1880s to the 1920s, including one each from G. V.
Astrophysics in 2006
In the 1880’s, contrary to the notion existing till then that a continuous function must be differentiable at least at some point, examples were constructed to demonstrate that it is possible for continuous functions to be no where differentiable.
Holder exponents of irregular signals and local fractional derivatives
DASCH is a pro ject to digitize and analyze the scientific data contained in the ∼ 530, 000 Harvard College Observatory (HCO) plates taken between the 1880s and 1990s, which is a unique resource for studying temporal variations in the universe on ∼ 10 − 100 yr timescales (Grindlay et al.
DASCH on KU Cyg: a ~5 year dust accretion event in ~1900
During the mid 1880s he endeavoured to find employment both as an engineer and as an astronomer, but without success (18).
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness