Mounting-block

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Mounting-block a block or stone to enable one to mount a horse
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. munt—L. mons, montis, a mountain.

Usage

In literature:

But if the blocks are of fairly thick wood, and well mounted, the register will remain very exact indeed.
"Wood-Block Printing" by F. Morley Fletcher
Then he led Sweetbriar to the horse-block, and his sister-in-law mounted.
"Dulcibel" by Henry Peterson
The centre of the tan-covered floor is occupied by a mounting block.
"The Idler Magazine, Volume III, April 1893" by Various
Then mount one block on the end of the bench and the other block 3 inches away.
"Electricity for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
A good rider should never mount from a horse block or a fence.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
At the mounting-block they shook hands again.
"The Biography of a Prairie Girl" by Eleanor Gates
It may be necessary to mount the engine on a small block, as shown in Fig.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
At intervals the granite was blocked out by cracks, and he found the slight unevenness of a crack lent his mount a surer footing.
"Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee
When the tool is in use, it is mounted on the tool-block of the lathe as shown in the illustration.
"Turning and Boring" by Franklin D. Jones
Mount Victoria is far from being the isolated block it has been customary to represent it.
"Two Years Among the Savages of New Guinea." by W. D. Pitcairn
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In news:

A group of over 20 Jews consisting of men, women, children, and elderly returning to the Maale HaZeitim neighborhood on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem on the Sabbath were attacked by a group of Arabs hurling rocks and cinder blocks.
Kannan, Clinical Director of Regional Anesthesia at Mount Sinai, uses the ultrasound machine shown here to place nerve blocks that help patients experience no pain post-surgery.
The compact S-Drives feature pulleys and mounting brackets that are CNC-machined from 6061-T6 aluminum and are available for LS, big- and small-block Chevrolet engines.
On the eve of President Clinton's trip to China, Senate Republicans mounted a wide-ranging critique of the Administration's China policy today, but Democrats blocked any votes on politically embarrassing bills.
Select Wago Corporation Through-Panel and Chassis-Mount Terminal blocks and Interconnect devices have earned a 100 kA ( short circuit current rating (SCCR) rating with appropriate fuses.
Select Wago Corporation Through-Panel and Chassis-Mount Terminal blocks and Interconnect devices have earned a 100 kA (short circuit current rating (SCCR) rating with appropriate fuses.
Anna Mazur could hardly see out of her left eye because of a blocked vein and mounting pressure from glaucoma.
The 42- and 65-mm FlexC spindle-mount systems are designed for virtually all brands of CNC lathes, and FlexC collet blocks are designed for mill tables.
Chroma-Q Color Block 2 is a multipurpose LED fixture that combines a second generation feature set with the original model's modularity and wide range of mounting accessories.
MOUNT LAUREL — A $1,100 chain saw was reported stolen from an unlocked porch on the 3000 block of Fostertown Road overnight Wednesday, police said Saturday.
Anne Iacoboni, district manager for H&R Block, is pleased to announce her office's involvement with Evelyn Mount by doing a canned food and toy drive.
Upstairs in the visitors' canteen, the block-mounted flags on the tables told their own story of overseas growth.
Officer Garza responded to a theft in the 600 block of West Main, where a television valued at $350, a cable box valued at $300 and a wall mount valued at $50 was stolen.
The hotel assault was reportedly mounted by up to 50 gunmen who seized cars to block streets, slowing the police.
Mount Vernon's Madi Montgomery (13) and Kylee Plank block a spike attempt by Olentangy Orange's Abby Fordham during Tuesday's match.
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In science:

Detector block concept showing how four detectors would be mounted in a block.
Prototype finline-coupled TES bolometers for CLOVER
Detector Mounting Scheme In the final instrument each detector block will carry either 16 or 20 detectors.
Prototype finline-coupled TES bolometers for CLOVER
Thus, we mount each detector chip on an individual copper chip holder, which is then mounted in the detector block.
Prototype finline-coupled TES bolometers for CLOVER
Three-axis vibration sensors will be mounted on the ferro-fluid seal, bearing block and motor.
Prototyping of the ILC Baseline Positron Target
The resonators are mounted in a common copper block, which provides common mode rejection of temperature fluctuations due to high thermal conductivity at cryogenic temperatures.
Rotating Resonator-Oscillator Experiments to Test Lorentz Invariance in Electrodynamics
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