The water-mill is, however, a simple machine compared with some mills of modern times.
The common plough of the country is a simple machine and much inferior to the very worst of ours.
Whenever the lantern was filled, the tenter carried the roving to a simple machine, where it was wound upon bobbins by hand.
Why should people, whose lives are blameless, think of racks and thumbscrews when they see a simple machine like this?
The heart is unlike a simple machine, because its motive power is not applied from without, but resides in its own substance.
In this simple machine the lines of force exist between the poles of a horseshoe magnet.
That simple machine, like every other which takes a mixture and separates its ingredients, seizes upon a difference in properties.
This simple machine minces meat very fine, and is useful in making croquettes, forcemeat for stuffings, etc.
It was a simple machine to operate, and he guessed food could be sent incredibly quickly to his starving planet.
This simple machine is enclosed in a hovel about the size of a pig-sty—and there is the mill!
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