If he finds an arm has lost motion, he goes to arm to explore for cause.
This will keep up all the slack and lost motion of the screw and its nut.
Now, it is obvious that the eccentric must be turned to the diameter at c, or otherwise it will have lost motion in the strap.
lost motion and Lost Emotion are the two great "wastes" of the race.
The lost motion usually was recovered or else someone had to be satisfied that conditions were not identical after all.
As clean as a hound's tooth, and not a lost motion of a feather.
A slight initial load is applied to take up the lost motion of the machinery, and the beam balanced.
There is no lost motion, a copy being printed and discharged at every revolution.
The screw was found to have no lost motion, so that readings could be taken with the screw turned in either direction.
All this lost motion—lost as sensible motion—reappears as atomic motion, that is, as heat.