The water-mill is, however, a simple machine compared with some mills of modern times.
The common plough of the country is a simple machine and much inferior to the very worst of ours.
Whenever the lantern was filled, the tenter carried the roving to a simple machine, where it was wound upon bobbins by hand.
Why should people, whose lives are blameless, think of racks and thumbscrews when they see a simple machine like this?
The heart is unlike a simple machine, because its motive power is not applied from without, but resides in its own substance.
In this simple machine the lines of force exist between the poles of a horseshoe magnet.
That simple machine, like every other which takes a mixture and separates its ingredients, seizes upon a difference in properties.
The potato planter is a simple machine, though it does a variety of work.
It was a simple machine to operate, and he guessed food could be sent incredibly quickly to his starving planet.
This simple machine minces meat very fine, and is useful in making croquettes, forcemeat for stuffings, etc.
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