Definition of Eolopile
1. eolipile [n -S] - See also: eolipile
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Literary usage of Eolopile
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."