Usage examples for lubrication

  1. In selecting a satisfactory garden tractor attention should be directed to the simplicity and power of the motor, the type of bearings, the method of lubrication of all moving parts, the working speed and the economy of fuel. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  2. The cause was evidently that the violent " tumblefication" that the Bolo had gone through had hindered the proper operation of the force- feed lubrication. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  3. The other reposed on the foot pump which was used in case anything went wrong with the force- feed lubrication. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  4. I recover as I look back on all this the sense as of an extraordinary young confidence, our common support, in our coming round together, through the immense lubrication of his expressed thought, often perhaps extravagantly working and playing, to plenty of unbewildered rightness, a state of comfort that would always serve- whether after strange openings into a sphere where nothing practical mattered, or after even still quainter closings in upon us of unexpected importances and values. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  5. When the drum rotated, the friction of the pad carried the vibrating arm forward, but an electrical impulse coming over the line would decompose the chemical solution with which the drum was moistened, causing an effect similar to lubrication, and thus allowing the pad to slip backward freely in response to the pull of its retractile spring. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  6. With a careful eye upon the teacher, who was his semaphore, such a boy would work the reverse lever, open and close the throttle, apply and disengage the brakes, test the lubrication, and otherwise go through the motions of running a locomotive with great seriousness and huge enjoyment. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  7. She needs new carburation, new cylinders, new water- circulation, new lubrication, new valves, new brakes, new ignition, new gears, new bolts, new nuts, new everything. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  8. There was no answer to that argument; keeping single was just a matter of lubrication; but just the same that appalling sentence which had become fixed in Pepsy's mind, haunted her, especially when she lay on her feather mattress in the yellow painted bed up in her little room. – Pee-wee Harris by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  9. Furthermore, the indentations form passages for the oil, facilitating the lubrication and preventing wear both to the work and to the lathe centres. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose