Usage examples for watt

  1. On his death Watt wrote of him: " He was a man of the clearest head and the most science of anybody I have ever known." – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  2. It is on the property of Mr. Watt of Skail, in the West Mainland. – Notice of Runic Inscriptions Discovered during Recent Excavations in the Orkneys by James Farrer
  3. When this is the case Lowndes and Watt will be found of material assistance, the latter especially. – Book Collecting A Guide for Amateurs by John Herbert Slater
  4. Watt was often, as he said, " heart- sick." – The Boyhood of Great Inventors by A. Fraser Robertson
  5. The 5 Watt Oscillator Vacuum Tube. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  6. Watt should stand before Napoleon in the hero- worship of the age, and the man who perfected the friction- match before the author of an epic. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  7. Robert Fulton declared that Arkwright, Watt, and Whitney were the three men that did more for mankind than any of their contemporaries. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  8. D. 27. Psychology By H. J. Watt, M. A., Ph. – Architecture by Nancy R E Meugens Bell
  9. When you turn on the 40- watt light at your desk you start them going through the filament of the lamp at the rate of about two and a half billion billion each second. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  10. Why should every schoolboy be taught that Watt was the inventor of the steam engine? – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  11. We sailed on nearly due north, until the channel gave a sudden bend, just after we had passed the town of Greenock, a busy- looking place, with shipbuilding yards, and smoking chimneys, interesting to us because Watt was born here; near it we had seen on the opposite shore the village of Dunoon, a pretty watering- place. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. In the same year Watt produced his successful steam engine, and a century has not elapsed since the first specimen of his skill was erected on this continent. – Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, May 24, 1883 by William C. Kingsley Seth Low Franklin Edson
  13. Then James Watt invented the steam engine which used steam as a force acting on the piston. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  14. But as early as 1770 it was suggested by John Watt, and Stevens, the American inventor, actually gave a practical demonstration of its efficiency in 1804. Ericsson perfected it in 1836, and soon thereafter the British began building steamships with screws instead of paddle- wheels. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  15. We must look to the Watt women as carefully as to the men; and these fortunately we find all that can be desired. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  16. Watt soon found out its faults, and made it work as it should do. – Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects by John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness
  17. Shortly afterwards, in consequence perhaps of this information, a project was formed at Sierra Leone of sending out a mission to Tombuctoo; but Mr. Watt, who was to have undertaken the journey, died; and the invasion of the colony by the French in September 1794, together with the destruction which followed, seems to have put a stop to expeditions of this nature. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  18. Inside of an hour he'd made a hand- sized, five- watt, wave- guide projector of waves of eccentric form. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  19. Livingston and Fulton thus supplemented each other; Livingston possessed a monopoly and Fulton a correct estimate of the value of paddle wheels and, secondly, of Boulton and Watt engines. – The Paths of Inland Commerce A Chronicle of Trail, Road, and Waterway, Volume 21 in The Chronicles of America Series by Archer B. Hulbert
  20. " I don't suppose half a dozen people in the town were ever inside his door until to- night," said Watt Harbison, speaking for the first time. – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester