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Page 254 - A little circle whose centre is in the circumference of a greater ; or a small orb, which, being fixed in the deferent of a planet, is carried along with...
Page 108 - A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long ; a pause in verse.
Page 173 - A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again turned square to the first turning down ; any bending or winding passage , any conceit formed by twisting or changiug a word.
Page 60 - The inner contour of an arch ; or, a band adorned with mouldings, running over the faces of the arch stones, and bearing upon the imposts. It has only a...
Page 8 - For want of knowing these exceptions, the gentlemen of Ireland, after some time of residence in London, are apt to fall into the general rule, and pronounce these words as if spelt greet, beer, sweer, &c.
Page 207 - Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
Page 241 - ELLIPSIS, s. A figure of rhetoric, by which something is left out ; in geometry, an oval figure, generated from the section of a cone, pi.
Page 280 - In architecture, an ornament of carved work in the form of a wreath or garland of flowers, or leaves twisted together.