Origin of trunnion
OTHER WORDS FROM trunniontrunnioned, adjective
Words nearby trunnion
How to use trunnion in a sentence
"Very good, my General," Dominique assented excitedly, and pushing the rusty trunnion they got it into position.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
To this hollow trunnion there is connected the pipe from a powerful blowing engine, so that air can be driven in at will.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
Trunnion was incensed by this absurd renunciation, nor did Peregrine bear with patience the injurious declaration.The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII|Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
The re-enforce is strengthened by two rows of steel hoops; the trunnion hoops form one of the outer layers.
The metal of the gun was ripped off for eighteen inches, and the trunnion ring was also started by the force of the blow.The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885|Charles Royle