Sentence Examples

  • When quite dry guncotton is easily detonated by a blow on an anvil or hard surface.
  • The hill called the "Anvil of Baracoa" (about 3000 ft.) is remarkable for its extremely regular formation.
  • According to Prechtl, the ordinary metals, in regard to the degree of facility or perfection with which they can be hammered flat on the anvil, rolled out into sheet, or drawn into wire, form the following descending series: Hammering.
  • During the wars between Sobieski, king of Poland (167496), and the Turks, Moldavia found itself between hammer and anvil, and suffered terribly from Tatar devastations.
  • Gran Piedra rises more than 5200 ft., the Ojo del Toro more than 33 00, the Anvil de Baracoa is somewhat lower, and Pan de Matanzas is about 1267 ft.

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