• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Rose-engine a form of lathe combining the rotary motion of the mandrel with a radial movement of the tool-rest
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. róse—L. rosa, Gr. rhodon.


In literature:

I was smoking by the engine-room door, for the air was a little sharp, when a voice rose close beside me in the darkness.
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
The engineer and the reporter rose.
"The Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne
The engineer officer rose, his compasses in his hand.
"The Adventures of Gerard" by Arthur Conan Doyle
She was singing, and her voice rose clearly above the puff of the engine and the jabber below.
"Mae Madden" by Mary Murdoch Mason
The smoking, roaring engine carried a large bouquet of roses on its breastplate, like a bridesmaid at some leviathan wedding.
"The Nabob" by Alphonse Daudet
As it became apparent that we were going directly toward Wilmington, as fast as our engines could pull us, the excitement rose.
"Andersonville, complete" by John McElroy
As it became apparent that we were going directly toward Wilmington, as fast as our engines could pull us, the excitement rose.
"Andersonville, Volume 4" by John McElroy
The Countess was the skilful engineer: Rose the General of cavalry.
"Evan Harrington, Complete" by George Meredith
But Gulden rose, bloody-browed, bawling, still a terrible engine of destruction.
"The Border Legion" by Zane Grey
Colonel Newcomb rose from an uneasy doze and he went with Major Hertford into the engineer's cab.
"The Guns of Shiloh" by Joseph A. Altsheler
His wonderful engineering instincts rose even above food instincts.
"Kazan" by James Oliver Curwood
The scale at the side shows the pressure of the steam, which in this engine rose to about 9 lbs.
"A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne
The smoke of panting engines rose where but a few years back old Tim Gilsey drew rein over his steaming horses.
"Gordon Keith" by Thomas Nelson Page
Her lips were parted, and her breast rose and fell like the heaving beat of an engine.
"The Underworld" by James C. Welsh
The young engineer rose, feeling much as if a bucket of ice-water had been suddenly emptied down the back of his neck.
"Empire Builders" by Francis Lynde
After much futile spinning of the crank, he rose and contemplated the stalled engine.
"The Lighted Match" by Charles Neville Buck
He rose from his seat, and moved towards the door of the engine-room.
"Taken by the Enemy" by Oliver Optic
He was a man of courage and command as well as a skilful engineer, and soon rose high in the councils of de Poincy.
"The Buccaneers in the West Indies in the XVII Century" by Clarence Henry Haring
But a couple of the engineers rose and came swiftly to help Hanlon.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
Then up rose Tom's plane, up and up, the powerful engine doing its best, though the machine was carrying double weight.
"Air Service Boys Over The Rhine" by Charles Amory Beach

In poetry:

At morn they rose, to see her spring
All going as an engine thing;
And lighter than the gossamer
She led the bobbers following her,
Past old acquaintances, and where
They made the stranger stupid stare.
"Jump-To-Glory Jane" by George Meredith
Rooted to the place I stood, and watch'd its steady, fiery gleam,
All the pulses in my being beating as in act to fail;
And my heart sank down within me, like a stone flung in the stream,
As behind it rose an engine's whistle with a ghostly wail.
"The First-Foot" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

The death toll from a commuter plane crash on Monday near Atlanta rose to five yesterday, as investigators began combing through the wreckage for clues about what caused the left engine to give out before the crash in a hayfield.
Rose, H Hellerman, "Portable Character Processing in Fortran and Fixed Integer Environments," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol 2, no.
Such buzzed-about bands as Dum Dum Girls, Frankie Rose and Crystal Stilts were big fans, and the Pains of Being Pure at Heart enlisted Black Tambourine 's Moore to engineer and mix their debut album.
Rose-Hulman men's basketball preview: Engineers looking to follow up last year's success.
ThinLine Frames from Rose Displays are engineered with a concealed spring that creates the illusion that the graphic blends seamlessly with the frame rail, resulting in a sleek, stylish look.
Marys native Don Wolfe said his interest in the engineering profession was sparked by repairing equipment on his family's Rosely Road farm.
Dutch shipbuilding and engineering group IHC Caland Nv reported that 1999 preliminary net profit rose 4.7 percent from the previous year, and officials said they expect 2000 net profit to rise by about eight percent.
Irven Richard Ostrander, 91, of Rose Tree, a mechanical engineer and decorated World War II veteran, died of complications from an infection Tuesday, Nov 6, at home.
Engineering Professor Lorraine Olson and her husband, Rose-Hulman's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Head, Robert Throne, are doing research on a machine that would automate the exam as well.
(NYSE: CDI), a Philadelphia-based engineering and technology staffing and solutions provider, reported third-quarter revenue rose 2.5 percent to $279.4 million from $272.5 million in the year-ago quarter.
David J Rose is a professor of nuclear engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Despite the crummy economy, engineering salaries rose slightly last year.
Sea level rose 8-9 inches in Florida over the last 100 years, and the US Army Corps of Engineers projects another 9-24 inches of sea level rise by 2060.
Sea level rose 8-9 inches in Florida over the last 100 years, and the US Army Corps of Engineers projects another 9-24 inches of sea level rise by 2060.