Definition of Spokes
1. Noun. (plural of spoke) ¹
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Definition of Spokes
1. spoke [v] - See also: spoke
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Literary usage of Spokes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Text-book on Roofs and Bridges by Mansfield Merriman, Henry Sylvester Jacoby (1897)
"A BICYCLE WHEEL WITH TENSILE spokes. points i and b which coincide indicate no stress in the vertical spoke IB, while the inclined line ib is the reaction ..."
2. Proceedings by Journal, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (1849)
"In the former case the motion of the spokes is at a uniform velocity, and always at right angles to the direction of the spokes; but in the latter case of a ..."
3. Practical Basketry by Anna A. Gill (1916)
"4 MAT WITH OPEN BORDER MATERIAL 6 spokes No. 4 reed, 19 inches. 1 spoke No. ... Make an incision in the center of each of 4 spokes as illustrated in Fig. 1. ..."
4. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"The shortness of the spokes of the umbel, and the leaves pointing nearly ... spokes from 3 to 5. Central florets : calyx with 5 sides, c blunt corners, ..."
5. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"Explanation of an Optical Deception in the Appearance of the spokes of a Wheel ... In these circumstances, all the spokes appear curved, those which are ..."
6. A Text Book on Roofs and Bridges by Mansfield Merriman, Henry Sylvester Jacoby (1896)
"The great Ferris wheel built at Chicago in 1893 had 36 tensile spokes, ... Compute the stresses in a Ferris wheel with eight tensile spokes. ART. 76. ..."
7. Indian Basketry by George Wharton James (1903)
"The two lower spokes must be placed on the table, and the short ones placed across them in ... The lower of these two spokes must be UNDER the center pair, ..."
8. The Saturday Magazine (1841)
"Under such circumstances, the spokes of the wheel, instead of appearing straight ... The two spokes which arrive at a vertical position, above and below the ..."