Definition of Eolopile

1. eolipile [n -S] - See also: eolipile



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eolopile

eobiotic
eocene
eohippus
eohippuses
eolian
eolianite
eolic
eolienne
eoliennes
eolipile
eolipiles
eolis
eolith
eolithic
eoliths
eolopile (current term)
eolopiles
eolotropic
eolotropy
eomesodermin
eon
eonian
eonic
eonisms
eons
eophyte
eophytes
eophytic
eoraptor

Literary usage of Eolopile

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1. Stories of Inventors and Discoverers in Science and the Useful Arts: A Book by John Timbs (1860)
"He placed an ^eolopile upon a car, and directed the steam generated within it upon a wheel to which four wings were attached ; the motion thus produced was ..."

2. First principles of physics, or Natural philosophy, designed for the use of by Benjamin Silliman (1859)
"In another form the eolopile is made to blow bv it« jet the flame of a lamp, ... De Garay probably employed Hero's eolopile on a large scale, at Hero's work ..."

3. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1846)
"... revolving engine, consisting of a simple eolopile, (like the engine improperly termed Hero's, for he is only the earliest historian of that which was, ..."

4. Introduction to Chemical Physics by Thomas Ruggles Pynchon (1874)
"A lamp, called an eolopile, is mounted upon a foot, provided with screws, BO that it may be adjusted to an exact level. Immediately over it is placed a ..."

5. Introduction to Chemical Physics by Thomas Ruggles Pynchon (1874)
"A lamp, called an eolopile, is mounted upon a foot, provided with screws, so that it F'g- 72- may be adjusted to im exact level. ..."

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