Water frame

Definitions

  • Arkwright's Water Frame
    Arkwright's Water Frame
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Water frame A name given to the first power spinning machine, because driven by water power.
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Quotations

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    “Optimism is the cheerful frame of mind that enables a teakettle to sing, though in hot water up to its nose.”

Usage

In literature:

You will stay here on a diet of bread and water until you are in a different frame of mind.
"The Girl Scouts at Home" by Katherine Keene Galt
The first shock of the cold water on his robust frame was to give it a feeling of unusual strength.
"The Big Otter" by R.M. Ballantyne
Four water-colour notes in one frame.
"The Samuel Butler Collection at Saint John's College Cambridge" by Henry Festing Jones
Evidently this photograph, in an oval frame of old-time water gilt, was a portrait of Miss Herold's mother.
"Blue-Bird Weather" by Robert W. Chambers
His instructions had been to take the water to bring them to a properly humble frame of mind.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
Philip's present was a small but exquisite water-color in a gilded frame.
"Patty's Social Season" by Carolyn Wells
The vista of firs framed the rising moon, which gradually flecked the water with dancing gold.
"The Opened Shutters" by Clara Louise Burnham
Water the plants thoroughly in the hotbed or cold frame a few hours before lifting them.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
They could make out, in the dim light, that they were before a long, low, frame building, with the waters of the Bay just beyond.
"In Her Own Right" by John Reed Scott
A barrel of water, placed on another frame upon wheels, was attached to it as a tender.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
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In poetry:

Give me the gray of big city boulevards,
The riveted embankments of water's edge,
The clouds, never as beautiful as when, framed
In attic windows, they float by in the sky.
"The Dapperstreet" by Jakobus Cornelis Bloem
Dark stranger on the teeming map of fate
Fabric, that seem’st a thing alike apart
From aught that nature or that art create;
To me a mystery thou ever art;
And awe and wonder stir me when thy frame
I view, strange birth of water and of flame.
"Lines To A Steamboat" by George MacDonald

In news:

Workmen dismantle the Dreamland Theater's gable end on South Water Street April 8, 2009 in preparation for salvaging the post and beam frame once the side walls come down.
From everything I have seen and read the sub frame was designed in such a way that water would enter and not drain, causing the corrosion problem.
Waste materials from the city's open market are shredded, then placed in a frame where water is added, removed and feedstock is composted.
Meanwhile, up in Wisconsin, Blake himself had to join another team when the frame of his Triumph TR6 cracked, while two Spitfires had problems--one, a chronic water pump leak, and the other, persistent vapor lock.
There was no running water or electricity, water from Puget Sound was boiled to drink, and woodstoves served to heat many a humble A-frame.
An earlier version of this article misstated the time frame of the first European navigation of Chesapeake Bay waters.
HUDSON, New Hampshire — A wood-frame duplex has sustained heat, smoke and water damage in a fire.
We are operating an old plate-and-frame filter press to filter polymer from the water/ascetic acid supernatent produced in the process.
Workmen lower a turbine into the support frame of a generator to be placed in waters off Eastport, Me.
The pavement on 8th Avenue East in Duluth, Minn. Is torn up from the raging water flowing to Lake Superior, seen at top of frame, Wednesday, June 20, 2012.
The Bikeboard Water features a wakeboard connected to a bicycle-like alloy frame and handlebars.
The nylon 6/6 actuator and frame are designed with a drainage system to help funnel water away from the internal switch components.
There's the stylish ambiance—Mayan-inspired architecture with open spaces framed by bubbly water fountains and lush landscaping.
I had three pieces from an old water bed frame out in the garage.
I have a 12 x 10 Montana Canvas wall tent , internal frame, wood stove, water heater and cabelas deluxe kitchen I am looking to sell.
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In science:

When considered however from a biological framing, the molecule is always in water so the availability of water molecules – and the second part of the reaction – can be taken for granted.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
Note that we could have chosen a frame of reference (gravitational gauge) to make the lapse function unity but this would “throw the baby out with the bath-water” as it would not display the gravitational potential for us to see the physics of its effect on the plasma.
Generating vorticity and magnetic fields in plasmas in general relativity: spacetime curvature drive
Consider the motion of shallow water over a flat surface, which is located at z = 0 with respect to the usual Cartesian reference frame.
On an integrable two-component Camassa-Holm shallow water system
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