### Definition of Pivots

1. Noun. (plural of pivot) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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### Literary usage of Pivots

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to Practical Astronomy: With a Collection of Astronomical Tables by Elias Loomis (1892)
"Of the figure and unequal size of the pivots of the transit instrument. ... For this purpose we place the level upon the pivots, and point the object end of ..."

2. A Treatise on Practical Astronomy, as Applied to Geodesy and Navigation by Charles Leander Doolittle (1890)
"If they are unequal this value of b requires a correction determined as follows: Fig 34^ is a cross-section of one of the pivots, with the V of the level B, ..."

3. The Mechanics of Machinery by Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (1886)
"§75-] FRICTION IN pivots. axial pressure, then the ratio of driving effort to normal ON pressure must always be equal to —— = tan a. ..."

4. Publications of the Washburn Observatory of the University of Wisconsin by Washburn Observatory, Edward Singleton Holden, John Eugene Davies, George Cary Comstock (1884)
"The pivots are kept always free from dust by two covers on the Ys of the ... The distance bet ween the bearing points of the pivots is about 24.6 inches. ..."

5. The Mechanics of Machinery by Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (1893)
"75 —FRICTION IN pivots. IT has been pointed out in the last two sections that where there is any axial component of pressure in a turning or a screw pair, ..."

6. Theory of Structures and Strength of Materials by Henry Taylor Bovey (1905)
"pivots.—pivots are usually cylindrical, with the circular edge of the base removed and ... Conical pivots are employed in special machines in which, eg, ..."

7. An Introduction to Practical Astronomy: With a Collection of Astronomical Tables by Elias Loomis (1892)
"Of the figure and unequal size of the pivots of the transit instrument. ... For this purpose we place the level upon the pivots, and point the object end of ..."

8. A Treatise on Practical Astronomy, as Applied to Geodesy and Navigation by Charles Leander Doolittle (1890)
"If they are unequal this value of b requires a correction determined as follows: Fig 34^ is a cross-section of one of the pivots, with the V of the level B, ..."

9. The Mechanics of Machinery by Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (1886)
"§75-] FRICTION IN pivots. axial pressure, then the ratio of driving effort to normal ON pressure must always be equal to —— = tan a. ..."

10. Publications of the Washburn Observatory of the University of Wisconsin by Washburn Observatory, Edward Singleton Holden, John Eugene Davies, George Cary Comstock (1884)
"The pivots are kept always free from dust by two covers on the Ys of the ... The distance bet ween the bearing points of the pivots is about 24.6 inches. ..."

11. The Mechanics of Machinery by Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (1893)
"75 —FRICTION IN pivots. IT has been pointed out in the last two sections that where there is any axial component of pressure in a turning or a screw pair, ..."

12. Theory of Structures and Strength of Materials by Henry Taylor Bovey (1905)
"pivots.—pivots are usually cylindrical, with the circular edge of the base removed and ... Conical pivots are employed in special machines in which, eg, ..."