Definition of Twiers

1. Noun. (plural of twier) ¹



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Definition of Twiers

1. twier [n] - See also: twier

Lexicographical Neighbors of Twiers

twicers
twichild
twiddle
twiddle one's thumbs
twiddled
twiddler
twiddler's syndrome
twiddlers
twiddles
twiddlier
twiddliest
twiddling
twiddly
twidle
twier
twiers (current term)
twifaced
twifallow
twiffler
twifold
twiforked
twiform
twiformed
twig
twig blight
twig snake
twig snakes
twigged
twiggen

Literary usage of Twiers

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

1. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1877)
"Three of these opening are called the twier-arches, and the other is the front or working arch ; the twiers enter by the twier-arches to ihe interior, ..."

2. Manual of Mineralogy by James Dwight Dana (1855)
"2, 3) ; and farther to hinder the metal from being forced out by the blast, clay is rammed beneath the tymp around the twiers and upon the surface at A, ..."

3. Manual of Mineralogy by James Dwight Dana (1855)
"At f, is one of the twiers, (or tuyeres,) the tubes by which the blast of air is driven into the furnace. At ra, is a partial partition of fire brick, ..."

4. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rock, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1876)
"At t, is one of the twiers, (or tuyeres,) the tubes by which the blast of air is ... 3 To prevent the melted metal, which often rises above the twiers, ..."

5. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"In the rear are the twiers or tuyeres, the draught holes for the cold-water blast; a small stream falling through a rough tube forces the air into a ..."

6. Statistics of Coal: Including Mineral Bituminous Substances Employed in Arts by Richard Cowling Taylor, Samuel Stehman Haldeman (1855)
"To prevent the fluid matter from being forced out by the blast, clay is rammed beneath the temp, around the twiers, and upon the surface, at A, ..."

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