Sentence Examples with the word cardboard

Deflections of the suspended needle are indicated by the movement of a narrow beam of light which the mirror reflects from a lamp and focusses upon a graduated cardboard scale placed at a distance of a few feet; the angular deflection of the beam of light is, of course, twice that of the needle.

Then in Jersey I made up a cardboard sign saying I was doing it for the homeless.

As soon as I could spell a few words my teacher gave me slips of cardboard on which were printed words in raised letters.

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He was alone, and as he alighted from his vehicle carrying his cardboard sign, he spotted them.

The manufacture of paper and cardboard is largely carried on In Isre (Voiron), Seine-et-Oise (Essonnes), Vosges (Epinal) and of the finer sorts of paper in Charente (Angoulenie).

There are cardboard factories, roperies, tanneries and oil mills.

Two parallel triangular faces are removed from a cardboard model of a regular octahedron, and on the remaining six faces tetrahedra are then placed; the hydrogen atoms are at the free angles.

Three times we reached the guns and three times we were thrown back like cardboard figures.

But a cardboard tube closed at one end, with the open end near the ear, will often suffice, and it may be tuned by more or less covering up the open end.

The cardboard scale SS is placed above a wooden screen, having in it a narrow vertical slit which permits a beam of light from the lamp L to reach the mirror of the magnetometer M, whence it is reflected upon the scale.