And the steam engine that powered the reciprocating motion of the sphere was located in a separate room from the patient.
Americans, beyond the small group of specialist Sinologists, should consider the value of reciprocating.
Steam-engines are of two kinds:— reciprocating, employing cylinders and cranks; rotary, called turbines.
But her reciprocating mood of cheerfulness was quickly spent.
She was constantly receiving and reciprocating civilities in the most kind and friendly manner with the inhabitants of Washington.
The reciprocating marine engine, however, had been steadily improved, until it was a marvel in efficiency.
The Boche on his part was reciprocating, so that the exchange of shots was mutual.
He was also careful to maintain the amenities of life, prompt in meeting and reciprocating all social obligations.
Rhoda had not the least idea of ever reciprocating Mr. Diamond's sentiments.
It was in vain to tell him that she was utterly incapable of reciprocating or even of understanding his wishes.
"moving back and forth," 1690s, present participle adjective from reciprocate (v.). Specifically of machines by 1822.