Pot lead


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pot lead Graphite, or black lead, often used on the bottoms of racing vessels to diminish friction.
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In literature:

They then put in their lead, quicksilver, or other ingredients, and placed their pot upon the fire.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions" by Charles Mackay
You come to see what a poor life I lead; how little is in my poor pot that is boiling there.
"Heroes and Hero Worship" by Thomas Carlyle
I was minding my pots and my kettles, while the Black Watch was slinging lead up on the road into Kimberley.
"On the Firing Line" by Anna Chapin Ray and Hamilton Brock Fuller
Before the lead begins to crystallize, the upper pot is charged with lead of half the richness of that in the lower pot.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 299" by Various
There is a dye shop where the excavators found large lead pots and glass bottles still full of dye.
"Buried Cities, Part 1, Pompeii" by Jennie Hall
There is a dye shop where the excavators found large lead pots and glass bottles still full of dye.
"Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae" by Jennie Hall
Water could be boiled in pots made of iron, brass, lead, or clay.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Arrange a cast-iron pot in a fire so as to heat it to the temperature of melted lead, or just below a red heat.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
They brought up some iron pots of cold water to pour on the besiegers instead of hot lead, with which the castle did not seem to be provided.
"Five Children and It" by E. Nesbit
A lead pot in which the back of the die can be suspended so as to heat the back side, makes a good method.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
Author of "The Heart of Hope," "The Lead of Honour," "George Thorne," and "The Honey Pot.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
But a prairie home is a terribly busy one, at times, and it's idleness that leads to the ink-pot.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
Cheschapah, leading the line closer to the central pot, began a new figure, dancing the pursuit of the bear.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
An iron pot that will hold at least ten pounds of molten lead should be used in melting up lead scraps for burning sticks.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
They gathered up the pot of sacred fire and took his arm to lead him away.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
In war-time, when lead is scarce, Kafirs manufacture tolerably efficient slugs by cutting up the legs of their iron cooking-pots.
"The Fire Trumpet" by Bertram Mitford
Each bush has as a base a circular piece of lead, which fits into the flower-pot.
"Magic" by Ellis Stanyon
Or burn the lead filings in a pot with sulphur as aforesaid.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
Hunter Tom was cleaning his rifle and before the door was a pot of lead melting o'er a slow fire.
"Ande Trembath" by Matthew Stanley Kemp
Melt the lead in the pot over a steady fire and then add the tin.
"Pistol and Revolver Shooting" by A. L. A. Himmelwright

In poetry:

Ah, lead me to some suburb grey and calm!
My very soul craves for a potted palm
In my front porch. Nay, but it were sublime
To stalk the stealthy slug o' summer-time.
"Suburbia - A Yearn" by C J Dennis

In news:

Beer pong, pot lead to arrest of 15 people at party.
Pot roast spat leads to attempted murder charge in Chattanooga.
Pot roast spat leads to attempted murder charge in Chattanooga.
Tip leads to 400 pounds of pot in Conroe-area home.
Pot aroma leads to traffic stop arrest.
Do bad nutrition habits like overeating or binge eating lead to smoking pot.
Warrant leads to gambling, pot bust .
Uruguay is one step closer to turning the government into the country's leading pot dealer.
Warrant leads to gambling , pot bust.
Pot trafficking investigation leads to indictment of 29, including drug treatment manager.
Traffic stop leads police to 'large scale' pot growing operation in Holland.
Dorm room odor leads to pot citations.
Abduction Claim Leads To Big Pot Bust.
Search For Prowler Leads Police To Pot in House.
Video of Pot-Smoking Toddler Leads to Couple's Arrest.

In science:

The proton-based models do not assume the existence of the pomeron and lead to a specific signature where we have the decay products of the Higgs boson in the main detector, the tagged protons in the roman pot detectors and nothing else (exclusive model).
The Diffractive Interactions Working Group Summary
This leads to very clean events where the protons are scattered at very small angle in the beam pipe (and can be tagged in roman pot detectors or microstations) and the Higgs boson which decays centrally in the main detector, and nothing else.
Diffractive Higgs boson production at Tevatron and LHC: an experimental review
These physics objectives require the detection of leading protons with scattering angles of a few µrad, which is accomplished with a Roman Pot ( “RP”) system having stations at 147 m and 220 m from the interaction point 5 where CMS will be located.
Tests of a Roman Pot Prototype for the TOTEM Experiment
The SD data sample is collected by triggering on the leading antiproton in the roman pot spectrometer3 plus at least one jet in the central detector.
Diffraction at the Tevatron
CDF has observed exclusive dijet production in p ¯p collisions. A sample of Double Pomeron Exchange (DPE) dijet data is collected by requiring the leading ¯p to be detected in the roman pot spectrometer, a veto on the detector activity in 3.6 < η < 5.9 (on the p side), plus at least two jets with ET > 5 GeV.
Diffraction at the Tevatron
Two so-called ”Roman Pots” are placed 147 m and 220 m from the interaction point, designed to detect leading protons at merely a few mm from the beam center.
Experimental Efforts on Very High-Energy Cosmic Rays and their Interactions - Conference Summary
Leading” protons with a scattering angle down to few µrad are detected by special movable beam-pipe insertions called Roman Pots (RPs).
Summary of Physics Results from the TOTEM Experiment
While previous studies of diffraction at HERA are based on the rapidity gap method, more recent data have been collected with Leading Proton Spectrometers (LPS) involving “ Roman Pot Detectors”.
QCD: Challenges for the Future
In the case of protons in the target fragmentation region, they are measured with the Leading Proton Spectrometer (LPS), consisting of detectors operating inside movable Roman pots located in the beam pipe, which measure the curvature of the charged particle and therefore its momentum.
Target Fragmentation at Polarized HERA: A Test of Universal Topological Charge Screening in QCD
Using a Roman Pot Spectrometer (RPS) to trigger on and measure the momentum of leading antiprotons, CDF collected about 3,000 K events at √s = 1800 GeV with no other requirement on the trigger.
The diffractive structure function at the Tevatron: CDF results
Using a Roman pot spectrometer to detect leading antiprotons and determine their momentum and polar angle (hence the t-value), CDF measured the ratio of SD to ND dijet production rates at √s=630 10 and 1800 GeV 11 as a function of x-Bjorken of the struck parton in the ¯p.
Diffraction in CDF: Run I results and plans for Run II
This system comprises: 1. A Roman Pot Specrometer (RPS) on the antiproton side to detect leading antiprotons and measure ξ and t 2.
Diffraction in CDF: Run I results and plans for Run II
The Forward Detectors 3 , which are designed to enhance the capabilities for studies of diffractive physics, include the Roman Pot (RP) fiber tracker to detect leading antiprotons, a set of Beam Shower Counters (BSCs) to tag rapidity gaps, and two forward MiniPlug calorimeters 4 .
QCD Results from the CDF Experiment at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV
One set of results was obtained using rapidity gaps as a tag for diffraction, while another by detecting the leading antiproton in a Roman Pot spectrometer.
Results on Diffraction