Definition of Slakers
1. slaker [n] - See also: slaker
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Literary usage of Slakers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Fenland Notes & Queries by Walter Debenham Sweeting (1900)
"the banks cannot contain them, are let into Deeping Fen by a certain measure (that when the water is above the bottom of the slakers ..."
2. The History of the Drainage of the Great Level of the Fens, Called Bedford by Samuel Wells (1830)
"Those slakers then are made to keep the said banks from breaking, which is no otherwise than an issue in a corrupt body, where there is a neglect to take ..."
3. Report of an Investigation of Water and Sewage Purification Plant in Ohio by Ohio State Board of Health, Charles Oliver Probst, R. Winthrop Pratt, Philip Burgess, A. Elliott Kimberly (1908)
"During the inspection of November 21, 1907, one line saturator. two slakers and one coagulant tank were in use. The charges •of copperas (100 pounds each) ..."
4. The History of Wisbech, and the Fens by Neil Walker, Thomas Craddock (1849)
"These slakers, then, are made to keep the banks from breaking, which is no otherwise than an issue in a corrupt body, where there is neglect to take away ..."
5. General Metallurgy by Heinrich Oscar Hofman (1913)
"There are two lime-slakers which are used alternately; they are connected at the ... The shafts of the slakers are driven independently by fast and loose ..."
6. General Metallurgy by Heinrich Oscar Hofman (1913)
"There are two lime-slakers which are used alternately; they are connected ... The shafts of the slakers are driven independently by fast and loose pulleys, ..."