Nasmyth


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Nasmyth

(ˈneɪsmɪθ)
n
(Biography) James. 1808–90, British engineer; inventor of the steam hammer (1839)
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Nasmyth, came between me and Miss Temple: I saw her in her travelling dress step into a post-chaise, shortly after the marriage ceremony; I watched the chaise mount the hill and disappear beyond its brow; and then retired to my own room, and there spent in solitude the greatest part of the half-holiday granted in honour of the occasion.
Nipper Nasmyth had been head of our school when Raffles was captain of cricket.
Yet of the throng, though two or three looked twice and thrice at Raffles, neither he nor I knew a soul until we had to change at the junction near our journey's end, when, as I say, it was I who recognized Nipper Nasmyth at sight.
My name's Nasmyth," snapped the other, standing upright to glare.
At least," replied Nasmyth coldly; but he could no longer refuse Raffles his hand.
It certainly is not necessary in my case," replied Nasmyth, still as stiff as any poker.
The mind of Nasmyth had not broadened with the years, but neither had its natural force abated, nor that of his character either.
But his quiet voice betrayed nothing, as he inquired whether Nasmyth was going to speak at next night's meeting.
Nasmyth, and I'll be frank enough in my turn to tell you that I've every intention of speaking on the other side
It certainly failed to affect his spirits; he was more brilliant than ever at our hospitable board; and after dinner came the meeting at which he and Nasmyth were to speak.
But Herschel's calculations were in their turn corrected by the observations of Halley, Nasmyth, Bianchini, Gruithuysen, and others; but it was reserved for the labors of Boeer and Maedler finally to solve the question.
Besides," added Barbicane, "this opinion is that of an English savant, Nasmyth, and it seems to me to sufficiently explain the radiation of these mountains.