Definition of Twyer
1. Noun. (alternative spelling of tuyere) ¹
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Definition of Twyer
1. tuyere [n -S] - See also: tuyere
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twyer
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Literary usage of Twyer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Testamenta Eboracensia, Or Wills Registered at York: Or, Wills Registered at by James Raine, John William Clay (1865)
"This will, however, gives more authentic information. t Robert twyer of ... Hie wife Elizabeth executrix, and John twyer his son and the ..."
2. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores, and Adapting Them by John Percy (1864)
"The thickness of the copper forming the twyer increases from about Om 002 ... The inclination of the long axis of the twyer with the horizon is about 40°. ..."
3. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores, and Adapting Them by John Percy (1864)
"The thickness of the copper forming the twyer increases from about 0°'002 ... The inclination of the long axis of tho twyer with the horizon is about 40\ ..."
4. Iron and Steel by John Henry Stansbie (1908)
"Elbow tubes or goosenecks pass downwards from it to the twyer level, ... The portion of the twyer that enters the furnace is a water jacket (Fig. ..."
5. The Chemistry of the Arts: Being a Practical Display of the Arts and by Samuel Frederick Gray, Arthur Livermore Porter (1830)
"Q, is the twyer, by which the blast is admitted. K, a slab of cast-iron, placed on a slope, ... 159, a horizontal section on a level with the twyer; fig. ..."
6. Miscellanea Genealogica Et Heraldica by Joseph Jackson Howard (1898)
"... quartered the Arms of twyer, and were entitled to quarterings from several other Yorkshire families. Portraits of the Regicide and his wife are said to ..."
7. The Metallurgy of Lead: Including Desilverisartion and Cupellation by John Percy (1870)
"14 gis. per ton) of silver, and from 0'5% to lgo% ad. One of these seven-twyer furnaces will smelt in 24 hours following quantities ..."