Argent, two closets, azure. The closet is a diminutive of the bar, and is half its width. -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Bar

Argent, two closets, azure. The closet is a diminutive of the bar, and is half its width. -Hall, 1862

"A cantilever is a beam, bar, rod, etc., fixed at one end and subjected to a transverse stress. It has a tendency to overthrow the wall or structure to which it is attached." — Hallock, 1905

Cantilever

"A cantilever is a beam, bar, rod, etc., fixed at one end and subjected to a transverse stress. It has…

"When the load is uniformly distributed on a cantilever of any cross-section, it will sustain a load twice as great as when the load is applied at one end." — Hallock, 1905

Cantilever

"When the load is uniformly distributed on a cantilever of any cross-section, it will sustain a load…

A rectangular cantilever with supports on the end and the load on the middle.

Cantilever

A rectangular cantilever with supports on the end and the load on the middle.

"But, suppose the same bar or iron, whose inertia was overcome by raising the centre, to have balls of different weights attached to its ends; then the centre of inertia would no longer remain in the middle of the bar, but would be changed to the point A..." -Comstock 1850

Center of Inertia

"But, suppose the same bar or iron, whose inertia was overcome by raising the centre, to have balls…

Gules, two barrulets, argent. The barrulet is half the width of the closet. -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Closet

Gules, two barrulets, argent. The barrulet is half the width of the closet. -Hall, 1862

"Or, two closets azure. CLOSET. A diminutive of the bar, being only one half its width." -Hall, 1862

Closets

"Or, two closets azure. CLOSET. A diminutive of the bar, being only one half its width." -Hall, 1862

"A bar with weights attached that is in equilibrium." -Avery 1895

Bar and Weights in Equilibrium

"A bar with weights attached that is in equilibrium." -Avery 1895

"A bar with weights attached that is in equilibrium." -Avery 1895

Bar and Weights in Equilibrium

"A bar with weights attached that is in equilibrium." -Avery 1895

"Both as a lawyer and a statesman Mr. Evarts ranks high." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

William M. Evarts

"Both as a lawyer and a statesman Mr. Evarts ranks high." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

"A track-layers' bar having two parallel blunt arms at the end the space between which is designed to fit the web of the rail. It is used in lifting the end of a rail." -Whitney, 1911

Rail Fork

"A track-layers' bar having two parallel blunt arms at the end the space between which is designed to…

"Bisecting gage, a gage formed by a bar carrying two heads or cheeks connected by two arms of equal length, forming a toggle-joint, at which a pencil or scribe-awl is placed. The pencil or awl is thus at equal distances from the cheeks at whatever gage they may be set." -Whitney, 1911

Bisecting Gauge

"Bisecting gage, a gage formed by a bar carrying two heads or cheeks connected by two arms of equal…

The conventional break symbol for drawing a pipe or tubing by cutting the diameter in half.

Conventional Breaks Symbols of Pipe or Tubing by Cutting Diameter

The conventional break symbol for drawing a pipe or tubing by cutting the diameter in half.

A hand holding a bar magnet.

Hand with magnet

A hand holding a bar magnet.

The shaped bar used to steer a bicycle

Bicycle Handlebars

The shaped bar used to steer a bicycle

Narrower horizontal stripe on shield

Heraldry, Bar

Narrower horizontal stripe on shield

The lever pressed by the finger to discharge a firearm.

Trigger Mechanism

The lever pressed by the finger to discharge a firearm.

The skyline of the battle field with military important features labeled.

Military Landscape

The skyline of the battle field with military important features labeled.

"A small bar magnet suspended in such a manner as to allow it to assume its chosen position relative to the earth is a magnetic needle. The needle may turn in a horizontal plane, it is a horizontal needle; e.g., the mariner's or the surveyor's compass. If it turns freely in a vertical plane, it constitutes a dipping-needle." — Avery, 1895

Dipping needle

"A small bar magnet suspended in such a manner as to allow it to assume its chosen position relative…

A shortcut drawing pipe or tubing conventional break to draw a pipes and tubes by shortening the length of the bar without the diameter cut.

Conventional Breaks Symbols of Pipe or Tubing without Cutting Diameter

A shortcut drawing pipe or tubing conventional break to draw a pipes and tubes by shortening the length…

The outline of a bar magnet, and the influence of its poles on a surface covered with iron filings.

Magnetic polse

The outline of a bar magnet, and the influence of its poles on a surface covered with iron filings.

A conventional break symbol for a round section to use as a shortcut in shortening the length of the bar.

Conventional Breaks Symbols of Round Section Cylinder

A conventional break symbol for a round section to use as a shortcut in shortening the length of the…

"A handle for holding the threaded die by which the thread is cut on a bar, a nut, or a pipe; a die-stock; a screw-plate." -Whitney, 1911

Screw Stock

"A handle for holding the threaded die by which the thread is cut on a bar, a nut, or a pipe; a die-stock;…

"Any rod, or bar, which is used in raising a weight, or surmounting a resistance, by being placed on a fulcrum, or prop, becomes a lever." -Comstock 1850

Simple Lever

"Any rod, or bar, which is used in raising a weight, or surmounting a resistance, by being placed on…

A hand with bar demonstrating the attractive properties of static electricity.

Demonstration of Static Electricity

A hand with bar demonstrating the attractive properties of static electricity.

A series of illustration with conventional breaks and other symbols. The break in the bar is used as a shortcut in shortening the length of the bar.

Conventional Breaks and Other Symbols

A series of illustration with conventional breaks and other symbols. The break in the bar is used as…

An illustration of a old fashioned tavern.

Tavern

An illustration of a old fashioned tavern.

An illustration of a tavern.

Tavern

An illustration of a tavern.

"[This illustration] shows a third form of the wheel and axle. Here the axle A is vertical, instead of horizontal. A bar inserted in its head, at the extremity of which the hand is applied, takes the place of the wheel." —Quackenbos 1859

Vertical Wheel and Axle

"[This illustration] shows a third form of the wheel and axle. Here the axle A is vertical, instead…