Star wheel


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Star wheel (Mach) a star-shaped disk, used as a kind of ratchet wheel, in repeating watches and the feed motions of some machines.
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In literature:

It is worked in point de feston and star wheels; the border is in point d'esprit.
"Beeton's Book of Needlework" by Isabella Beeton
The spokes of the wheel are formed by a star symbol and threefold rippling "water rays".
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Star or stroker wheels.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
The stars shone coldly, and wheeled in their slow course with the sun.
"All Day September" by Roger Kuykendall
Let our star wheel where it pleases; I cannot guide the chariot of the sun.
"The God of Love" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
And I forgave my enemies, renewed my vows at the wheel, and blessed every virgin star!
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
The stars looked down from their places, the earth wheeled on among the stars.
"The Faith Healer" by William Vaughn Moody
Dusty Star took them at a wild run, hearing the snarling growl of the grizzly as it came wheeling furiously round the last tepee.
"Dusty Star" by Olaf Baker
Abide in hope the turning of the wheel, The luck will alter and the star will rise.
"King Cole" by John Masefield
Overhead the stars wheeled.
"Day of the Druid" by Knut Enferd

In poetry:

And I shall watch you, safe and far,
As some late traveller eyes a star
Wheeling beyond his desert sands
To gladden happier lands.
"Too Late" by John Hay
The grinding wheel of time hath crushed
Full many a life of moon and star,
And many a brightly smiling morn;
But still my soul is marching on!
"My Soul Is Marching On!" by Paramahansa Yogananda
Hermes lies prone by fallen Jove,
Crushed are the wheels of Krishna's car,
And o'er Dodona's silent grove
Streams the white, ray from Bethlehem's star.
"To Frederick Henry Hedge" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
She knows the Wheel-Song of the Stars that run
Their glittering courses through the blue abyss.
Ere the round earth fell flaming from the sun
Her spirit was, and is.
"The Spirit Of Poetry" by George Essex Evans
And with light and perfume, music too:
So the stars wheeled round, and the darkness past,
And at morn we started beside the mast,
And still each ship was sailing fast!
"Over the Sea our Galleys Went" by Robert Browning
And after thee the gold-foot stars come thick,
From hand to hand they toss the flying fire,
Till all the zenith with their dance is quick
About the wheeling music of the Lyre.
"Moonrise Over Tyringham" by Edith Wharton

In news:

Follow along as we visit J Star Motors where they help us install a 2 Inch Daystar Leveling Kit, RBP Grille and RBP wheels, and more, to upgrade this Platinum Edition Ford F150, in Truckin' Magazine.
That will change as night passes, as the great carousel of stars wheels westward (counter-clockwise) around Polaris, the North Star.
'Wheel of Fortune' Host Stars In Simon's Comedy.
Best known as the sidekick Ron in the "Harry Potter" films -- takes the wheel in "Driving Lessons," also starring Julie Walters.
Driving these star wheels by servo control enables us to home them to exactly the label size and the particular container that you are going to run.
1 THREE Wheel Bike, Tri star, like new, asking $300.799-5263.
A two-wheeled action flick gets 3 stars.
The Reach for the Stars Foundation's hot air balloon has a custom basket that allows wheel chair users the experience of a hot air balloon ride.
Rich Marin's Star Turn: Watch the Short Movie the Ferris Wheel Banker Wrote for HBO.
Star-Ledger file File photo of the Morey's Piers Ferris wheel where a middle school girl fell today.
BEAUMONT — Country music star Brantley Gilbert gave an energizing performance Saturday night, Nov 17, 2012, at Ford Arena in Beaumont as the singer brought "The Hell on Wheels Tour" to Southeast Texas.
Your chance to race as Danica a transforming Hot Wheels car in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.
There are shrill exchanges between writer-director-star Dax Shepard and his co-star/real-life-fianceé Kristen Bell as they self-administer couples therapy behind the wheels of a variety of fast automobiles.
The Ferris wheel rests on the sand, and the Jet Star roller coaster is in the ocean but somehow still upright.
Eighties wrestling star "Rowdy" Roddy Piper is accused of getting a little rowdy behind the wheel, as the 55-year-old wrestling star was arrested by Los Angeles police Thursday at 1 AM on misdemeanor DUI charges.

In science:

Note, however, that some of the spanning trees may be unrealizable by unit disks (e.g. the star inside a 6-wheel); we just regard them as BPR (T ) of zero volume.
Branched Polymers
This may be achieved using a star tracker and sun sensor combination to determine attitude together with reaction wheels (RW) to control attitude.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
The three instruments are confocal to within their depths of focus. 2.2.3. POINTING AND REACTION CONTROL Spitzer’s pointing and control system includes redundant gyroscopes and star trackers for sensing the pointing position of the telescope, and reaction wheels for moving the telescope.
First Fruits of the Spitzer Space Telescope: Galactic and Solar System Studies
I know that I am mortal and the creature of a day; but when I search out the massed wheeling circles of the stars, my feet no longer touch the Earth, but, side by side with Zeus himself, I take my fil l of ambrosia, the food of Gods: quotation of Ptolemy borrowed from15 , p. lvii.
Quasi periodic motions from Hipparchus to Kolmogorov