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Definitions of Fabricating

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Quotes of Fabricating

  1. The fundamental point in fabricating a chain reacting machine is of course to see to it that each fission produces a certain number of neutrons and some of these neutrons will again produce fission. – Enrico Fermi

Usage examples for Fabricating

  1. When he was asked to explain from whom he had heard this intelligence, as he could give no satisfactory account, he was regarded as a disturber of the public tranquillity by fabricating idle tales, and was even put to the torture. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  2. We must, therefore, picture to ourselves an atoll, or an encircling reef, as fringed for one hundred feet, or more, from its summit, with coral polypes busily engaged in fabricating coral; while, below this comparatively narrow belt, its surface is a bare and smooth expanse of coral sand, supported upon and within a core of coral limestone. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  3. In July 1789 there was discovered, among the papers of the Bastille, the letter which Casanova wrote from Augsburg in May 1767 to Prince Charles of Courlande on the subject of fabricating gold. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. I aim at being useful, and sincerity will render me unaffected; for wishing rather to persuade by the force of my arguments than to dazzle by the elegance of my language, I shall not waste my time in rounding periods, nor in fabricating the turgid bombast of artificial feelings, which, coming from the head, never reach the heart. – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  5. We unhesitatingly answer- by introducing the manufacturing system into our own state and fabricating at least to the extent of our wants.... – The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South by Broadus Mitchell
  6. There may, however, have been different degrees of civilisation and in the art of fabricating flint tools, of which we cannot easily detect the signs in the first age of stone, and some contemporary tribes may have been considerably in advance of others. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  7. Fabricating illusions of grandeur in ambitions and love, he could keep his life busy and fortified from encroaching questions. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  8. He declares, it is true, that he " sports much with my Uncle Toby" in the volume which he is now " fabricating for the laughing part of the world;" but if so he must have sported only after a very desultory and dilatory fashion. – Sterne by H.D. Traill
  9. There is no doubt that the monks of later times did waste their leisure in fabricating such miraculous interposition; but there surely is a flippancy in the tone of what is above quoted, as indeed in Gibbon's whole treatment of the persecution of the early Christians, which is not worthy of the great historian. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  10. This money has been distributed in numberless channels- for quarrying, for mining, for smelting, for fabricating the metals, for shaping the materials, and erecting the work, employing every kind and form of human labor. – Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, May 24, 1883 by William C. Kingsley Seth Low Franklin Edson
  11. To him I told the grief of my heart at our separation; by chance your father called on him for counsel; he knew the Bey, and his mind suggested that I was the true physician whom you needed, and fabricating the story of my profession, he sent me hither. – The Circassian Slave; or, The Sultan's Favorite A Story of Constantinople and the Caucasus by Lieutenant Maturin Murray
  12. We must, therefore, picture to ourselves an atoll, or an encircling reef, as fringed for 100 feet, or more, from its summit, with coral polypes busily engaged in fabricating coral; while, below this comparatively narrow belt, its surface is a bare and smooth expanse of coral sand, supported upon and within a core of coral limestone. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  13. Thy attribute, all- fabricating fire, He stole and gave to man. – Specimens of Greek Tragedy Aeschylus and Sophocles by Goldwin Smith
  14. For the mischievous tongues of court- ladies had been collecting or fabricating many unpleasant rumours. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  15. The citizens of James City had no difficulty in fabricating all the fancy and ornamental bricks or tiles which they desired. – Virginia Architecture in the Seventeenth Century by Henry Chandlee Forman
  16. The completion of the fortifications renders it necessary that there should be a suitable appropriation for the purpose of fabricating the cannon and carriages necessary for those works. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. At last, when racked with every species of torture, beyond the power of humanity to bear, pretending to be overcome by his sufferings, he turned his accusation from the guilty to the innocent, and feigned that Thraso was the originator of the plot, without whose able guidance, he said, they never would have been bold enough to attempt so daring a deed, he threw the guilt upon such innocent men, near the king's person, as appeared to him to be the most worthless, while fabricating his story amid groans and agonies. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius