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MACHINE. A contrivance which serves to apply or regulate moving power; or it is a tool more or less complicated, which is used to render useful natural instruments, Clef. des Lois Rom. h.t.
     2. The act of congress gives to inventors the right to obtain a patent right for any new and useful improvement on any art, machine, manufacture, &c. Act of congress, July 4, 1836, s. 6. See Pet. C. C. 394; 3 Wash. C. C. 443; 1 Wash. C. C. 108; 1 Wash. C. C. 168; 1 Mason, 447; Paine, 300; 4 Wash. C. C. 538; 1 How. U. S., 202; S. C. 17 Pet. 228; 2 McLean, 176.

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Dans la comedie, la demultiplication va preter a rire ; dans le drame ou le thriller, elle va machiner un engrenage et des malentendus aux consequences angoissantes.
A one-stop consultancy service is provided in designing sleeving solutions including art work, sample mock-ups, and packaging/fitting machiner y.
We are constantly striving to jointly develop new market opportunities and develop further our product range." Warmseal recently introduced a two-shift system and invested over pounds 100,000 in new production machiner y.
A family of brushless servo motors (from Ametek) purportedly extends the service life of applications ranging from medical and industrial equipment to instrumentation and automation machiner. These motors (AB23000, AB34000, and AB48000) come in NEMA sizes 23 (2.25".), 34 (3.54"), and 56 (4.75"), and they can provide continuous stall torque from 0.42 Nm to 12.88 Nm (3.75 lb-in to 114 lb-in) and peak torque from 1.28 Nm to 38.3 Nm (11.3 lb-in to 339 lb-in).
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Le prince a su satisfaire les requetes les plus perilleuses, puisque, conformement a la logique du conte, il etait assure de la reponse avant meme que la question lui soit posee: comme l'explique son epouse, << quoi que l'on puisse machiner contre vous, persuadez-vous que je vous delivrerai de tous les pieges que l'on pourra vous tendre >>.
The Planta Mecanica in Santa Clara supports diverse industrial needs in the island, manufacturing par ts, machiner y and equipment mainly for the sugar industry, but also for metallurgy and mining as well as the electricity, oil and hydraulic industries.
Gannon transforms this thesis in each chapter of his Rumors of War and Infernal Machiner. The first four of the book's ten chapters articulate it in terms of Victorian and Edwardian narratives.
This year pounds 270m has been spent on new buildings and new machiner Nearly 100 of the new planes have already been ordered.