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Wire gauze

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Wire gauze a texture of finely interwoven wire, resembling gauze.
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Usage

In literature:

A wire-gauze cover, shown in plan under fig.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Any kind of perforated cover may be made to answer the same purpose as the gauze wire.
"Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee" by L. L. Langstroth
Do you perceive that the top shelf is faced in by a thin wire gauze with a handle to the left hand side?
"Daisy Ashford: Her Book" by Daisy Ashford
Wire gauze cylinders are handy as affording plenty of air to delicate larvae.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
D. F. the wire gauze cylinder.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
Clean out the oil strainer, blowing steam through the wire gauze to remove any accumulation of dirt.
"Steam Turbines" by Hubert E. Collins
Each species is placed under a large wire-gauze dome standing in a basin filled with earth.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
It employed a wire-gauze drip device, called a "filter," which was fitted to a metal pot.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
There's plenty of white gauze and wire.
"Daddy's Girl" by L. T. Meade
That's why the flame burns inside a wire gauze.
"The Boy With the U.S. Miners" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
A little cage composed of a framework of wire covered with gauze must now be made.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
The former used small tubes, the latter fine wire gauze, to intercept the flame.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston
He surrounded the flame of his lamp with wire gauze.
"The Boyhood of Great Inventors" by A. Fraser Robertson
The charcoal is ground, and the powder sifted on a rotating reel or cylinder of fine mesh copper-wire gauze.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
It is a common oil-lamp, in which the flame is surrounded with a fine wire-gauze.
"Knowledge is Power:" by Charles Knight
Spectacles with wire gauze sides have to be abandoned as they threaten to roast the eyes.
"Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)" by Isabella L. Bird
A tight barrel with a cover made of wire gauze fitting closely over the top is a good device.
"Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting" by William T. Hornaday
The interstices of the gauze wire must not exceed the 7th of an inch in diameter.
"A Guide to the Scientific Knowledge of Things Familiar" by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
A miner's lamp was therefore constructed with wire gauze about the flame to admit air for combustion.
"An Introduction to the History of Science" by Walter Libby
Wire gauze Toile metallique.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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