• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Draw-plate a plate of steel or ruby with a hole drilled in it through which wire, tubing, or the like is drawn to make it more slender
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A later form of Drag.


In literature:

Now draw up the plates of the next cell.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
The positive is connected to the plate in the vacuum tube of the figure and so draws some of the electrons of the plate away from it.
"Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son" by John Mills
A connoisseur in porcelain would have set such a plate on his drawing-room wall as a picture.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 2" by Various
Of this drawing I have etched a reduced outline in Plate +21+.
"Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V)" by John Ruskin
Why, ah used to set two plates ten yahds apaht, draw two revolvahs, and shoot both plates, all in foah-tenths of a second!
"Thy Rocks and Rills" by Robert Ernest Gilbert
The plate represents so much of the building as now remains and can be presented in a drawing.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. II." by John L. Stephens
Engraved on folio Copper Plates, after Drawings, taken from the Life.
"The Old English Herbals" by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
All we need do now is to allow the plate to cool and the varnish to harden, and then you can commence making your drawing.
"A Treatise on Etching" by Maxime Lalanne
Containing 220 Plates, with numerous Drawings selected from the Architecture of Former and Present Times.
"Scamping Tricks and Odd Knowledge" by John Newman
Illustrated with colour plates and line drawings by Maxwell Armfield.
"Literature for Children" by Orton Lowe
Forty-six plates inserted, including eight portraits of Burns, one an original drawing.
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 1 of 3)" by Various
Illustrated with Copper Plates in Aqua Tinta From Drawings made on the Spot by Samuel Ireland .
"A Catalogue of Books in English Later than 1700 (Vol 2 of 3)" by Various
Crown 8vo, with 100 Plates (230 drawings), 15s.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
Designs from the Originall plates may be seen in the following drawings.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Manchester" by Thomas Perkins
Stuart's drawings which are freely restored are the basis of the inaccurate plate in Stuart, 2nd ed., Vol.
"A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, Volume I (of 2)" by A. H. Smith
Iron is reduced to the form of wire by drawing rods of it through conical holes in a steel plate.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
The best plan is to put the plate into a dark slide and draw out the shutter half-way.
"The Barnet Book of Photography" by Various
With fifty-one full-page plates and many decorations from drawings by Charles Livingston Bull.
"The Morning Glory Club" by George A. Kyle
With a brush successfully trimmed thus, the handsomest drawings, resembling copper plate, can be done with ease.
"The Invention of Lithography" by Alois Senefelder
The clinking of plates, and Ted's cheerful voice reached us, and the drawing of a cork.
"The Romance of His Life" by Mary Cholmondeley

In poetry:

With this doth Hector to him draw, his sturdie dart he shooke
So large in length, so stifely launcde, that forth the way it tooke
And pierced to the seuenth fold of that his buckler strong:
The toughe and steeled plate with all it teared all a long.
"Book VII" by Arthur Hall

In news:

After the groundwater investigation began to draw down, the focus then shifted to allegations of land contamination from discarded chemical drums used to plate hardware in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Custom license plate draws controversy.
Custom license plate draws controversy.
High spirits and good company prove the primary draw at the annual Rupert game supper, where hundreds of diners piled their plates high this weekend with an assortment of local hunters' bounty.
Street-level drawing shows flipping of field's orientation, moving location of home plate closer to West Baltimore Street.
The elegant chrome-plated stylus gives drawing apps, such as Sketchbook or ArtRage, a much more tactile experience, making this a great accessory for the digital artist.

In science:

FIG. 12: Drawing of the front view of straw position in the upstream end plate.
The GlueX Central Drift Chamber: Design and Performance
Another plate of reeds (the draw reeds) that are activated by negative pressure is fastened to the bottom side of the comb with the reeds outside.
Music in Terms of Science
The reed slots (on which the reed overlies in the reed plate) on the blow- and draw-reed plates are arranged to coincide with each other on opposite sides of the chambers of the comb.
Music in Terms of Science
To calculate the turbulent drag, GP00 adopt prescriptions from GW and Cuzzi et al. (1993) for “plate drag,” drawing an analogy with Ekman flow past a rigid plate.
Forming Planetesimals in Solar and Extrasolar Nebulae
Fig. 5: Schematic drawings of the laboratory apparatus: (a) a plan view showing the waveguide that creates an oblique wave reflection and the tank frame that can be seen through the bed that is made of glass plates; (b) an elevation view.
Mach reflection and KP solitons in shallow water
A third unrelated, jet in a northerly direction, associated with the Crab nebula was found in a deep optical III aJ plate , although it was also present on isophote drawings .
Jets from Radio Pulsars