Definition of Sinkers
1. Noun. (plural of sinker) ¹
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Definition of Sinkers
1. sinker [n] - See also: sinker
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Literary usage of Sinkers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"The tiers become less distinct where sinkers merge with bark strands. ... sinkers The term "sinker" was first used by Solms-Laubach in 1867 (Srivastava and ..."
2. Publications by Western Reserve Historical Society (1892)
"PLUMB-BALLS, sinkers AND PENDANTS. The forms of these are almost as ... One would be slow to suspect the use of so heavy stone sinkers with so small fishing ..."
3. The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts by Archaeological Institute of America (1885)
"THE ABORIGINAL RELICS CALLED "sinkers" OR « PLUMMETS." IV. ... They have been called sinkers, plummets, spinning-weights, sling-shots, ornaments, and bolas. ..."
4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"A piece of the wood of a Fir-tree perforated by the sinkers of a Mistletoe. the embryo and pierces through the bark, the cotyledons are still covered by the ..."
5. Primitive Industry by Charles Conrad Abbott (1881)
"NET-sinkers. AMONG the many familiar forms of primitive stone implements common to the valleys of the Delaware and Susquehanna rivers, are those small, ..."
6. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission by United States Fish Commission (1882)
"Bricks are used for sinkers, one of which is fastened to the foot of the net directly beneath each of the floats, they being held in the same manner that ..."
7. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"The jack sinkers falling successively from the loops on every alternate needle, ... 770, where bcih kinds of sinkers appear in section, the light part ..."