"When large quantities of electrical fluid are wanted for experiment, or for other purposes, it is procured by an electrical machine." -Comstock 1850

Plate Electrical Machine

"When large quantities of electrical fluid are wanted for experiment, or for other purposes, it is procured…

This plate is in the shape of a doily, which is an ornamental mat. They are crocheted and sometimes knitted out of cotton or linen thread.

Doily Plate

This plate is in the shape of a doily, which is an ornamental mat. They are crocheted and sometimes…

"In all engraving upon metal plates the traces or marks which are to appear on the paper are cut or sunk into the plate." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Copper-plate printing

"In all engraving upon metal plates the traces or marks which are to appear on the paper are cut or…

"A series of planes as S—S are passed perpendicular to the axis of revolution, cutting out the circles shown on the end view. The points at which these circles cut the 'flat' are projected back as points on the curve." —French, 1911

Intersection of Surface of Revolution and Plane

"A series of planes as S—S are passed perpendicular to the axis of revolution, cutting out the…

"Plate, Argent. In addition to the foregoing tinctures, there are nine roundlets or balls used in Armory, the names of which are sufficient to denote their colour without expressing the same." -Hall, 1862

Roundlet Plate

"Plate, Argent. In addition to the foregoing tinctures, there are nine roundlets or balls used in Armory,…

"Schizomus crassicaudatus, a Tartarid Pedipalp. Dorsal view of a male with the appendages cut short. I to VI. The prosomatic appendages. a, Anterior plate. b, Posterior plate of the prosomatic carapace. prae-gen, Tergum of the praegenital somite. II, The eleventh somite of the opisthosoma. pa, Post-anal lobe of the male—a conical body with narrow basal stalk." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Schizomus

"Schizomus crassicaudatus, a Tartarid Pedipalp. Dorsal view of a male with the appendages cut short.…

"Singer sewing-machine. a is the frame and cloth-plate or bed-plate; b, arm; c, treadle; e, pitman; d, main driving-wheel; f, band; g, small driving-wheel attached to shaft ... j, take-up lever with roller and stud; k, presser-bar carrying presser-foot; l, needle-bar; m, spool-pin; ... t, drawers." -Whitney, 1911

Singer Sewing Machine

"Singer sewing-machine. a is the frame and cloth-plate or bed-plate; b, arm; c, treadle; e, pitman;…

"Singer sewing-machine. a is the frame and cloth-plate or bed-plate; b, arm; ... g, small driving-wheel attached to shaft h; i, take-up cam with set-screw; j, take-up lever with roller and stud; ... m, spool-pin; n, shuttle-pitman taking motion from crank o; p, shuttle bell-crank; q, shuttle-carrier and shuttle; r, thread-guide; s, tension-disk ..." -Whitney, 1911

Singer Sewing Machine

"Singer sewing-machine. a is the frame and cloth-plate or bed-plate; b, arm; ... g, small driving-wheel…

The armor worn by ancient Roman emperors and generals.

Roman soldier

The armor worn by ancient Roman emperors and generals.

"Multiple plate static discharger. (Grid should bridge both sides of belt and be as close to the motor as possible.) ." —Croft 1920

Static Discharger

"Multiple plate static discharger. (Grid should bridge both sides of belt and be as close to the motor…

"The parts are the butt, A; small, B; magazine well, C; barrel bed, D; air chamber, E, which reduces the charring effect og a heater barrel on the stock; small butt plate screw hole and seat for the butt plate tang, F; butt swivel plate seat, G; mortise for receiver tang lug and hole for rear guard screw, H; mortise for sear and slot for trigger, I; cut-off thumb-piece recess, J; mortise for recoil on the receiver, K; bed for fixed base, L; grasping grooves, N; shoulder for lower band, O; bed for band spring, P; shoulder for upper band, Q; channels for decreasing weight, R; upper band screw hole, S; and the stock screw hole, T. The large hole in butt is for decreasing weight, and the smaller one is a pocket for the combination oiler and thong case." — Moss, 1914

Stock, right side view

"The parts are the butt, A; small, B; magazine well, C; barrel bed, D; air chamber, E, which reduces…

"The parts are the butt, A; small, B; magazine well, C; barrel bed, D; air chamber, E, which reduces the charring effect og a heater barrel on the stock; small butt plate screw hole and seat for the butt plate tang, F; butt swivel plate seat, G; mortise for receiver tang lug and hole for rear guard screw, H; mortise for sear and slot for trigger, I; cut-off thumb-piece recess, J; mortise for recoil on the receiver, K; bed for fixed base, L; grasping grooves, N; shoulder for lower band, O; bed for band spring, P; shoulder for upper band, Q; channels for decreasing weight, R; upper band screw hole, S; and the stock screw hole, T. The large hole in butt is for decreasing weight, and the smaller one is a pocket for the combination oiler and thong case." — Moss, 1914

Stock, top view

"The parts are the butt, A; small, B; magazine well, C; barrel bed, D; air chamber, E, which reduces…

"Stomechinus intermedius. a, portion of ambulacral area; b, poriferous zones; c, two interambulacral plates; d, primary tubercles." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Stomechinus intermedius

"Stomechinus intermedius. a, portion of ambulacral area; b, poriferous zones; c, two interambulacral…

A man wearing a full suit of armor riding a horse.

Suit of Armor

A man wearing a full suit of armor riding a horse.

The left war symbol has a border made of a copper plate engraving, designed by Heinrich Goltzius (1558-1617).

Left War Symbol

The left war symbol has a border made of a copper plate engraving, designed by Heinrich Goltzius (1558-1617).

The right war symbol has a border made of a copper plate engraving, designed by Heinrich Goltzius (1558-1617).

Right War Symbol

The right war symbol has a border made of a copper plate engraving, designed by Heinrich Goltzius (1558-1617).

"Support, as shown, a glass or brass plate, square or round, and strew it evenly with fine sand. Place the finger at any point of the edge of the plate, so as to form a node there, and draw a violin bow at a point properly chosen. The sand immediately begins to dance on the plate and arrange itself along nodal lines. By changing the nodal points and bowing properly, other sand-figures may be produced, one of which is shown." -Avery 1895

Vibrating Plates

"Support, as shown, a glass or brass plate, square or round, and strew it evenly with fine sand. Place…

An illustration showing the vibration of plates be using a rosined bow and a steel plate.

Vibration of Plates

An illustration showing the vibration of plates be using a rosined bow and a steel plate.

Statue of vishnu.

Vishnu

Statue of vishnu.