Usage examples for watt

  1. Watt was often, as he said, " heart- sick." – The Boyhood of Great Inventors by A. Fraser Robertson
  2. 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
  3. 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)
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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