Sentence Examples with the word Tinkering

After a great deal of tinkering and trying, they did succeed in making two paddle wheels.

Taking the states as a whole, agrarian legislation has been the most important subject that has engrossed the attention of their parliaments, and every state has been more or less engaged in tinkering with its land laws.

While tinkering with the machines temporarily took my mind from what was happening, Dick's call flooded it back like a broken pipe.

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It may seem strange that of all men sailors should be tinkering at their last wills and testaments, but there are no people in the world more fond of that diversion.