Arcograph
Arcograph Arc"o*graph, n. [L. arcus (E. arc) + -graph.] An instrument for drawing a circular arc without the use of a central point; a cyclograph. [1913 Webster]

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  • Arcograph — Arcograph, ein Spiegelinstrument zum Abstecken bestimmter Winkel, das Verwendung findet beim Abstecken von Kreisbögen. Näheres s. Spiegel und Prismeninstrumente, sowie Kurvenabsteckung …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • arcograph — /ahr keuh graf , grahf /, n. Geom. an instrument for drawing arcs, having a flexible arc shaped part adjusted by an extensible straight bar connecting its sides. [1815 25; ARC + O + GRAPH] * * * arcograph (ˈɑːkəʊgrɑːf, æ ) [f. L. arcus bow, arc + …   Useful english dictionary

  • arcograph — /ahr keuh graf , grahf /, n. Geom. an instrument for drawing arcs, having a flexible arc shaped part adjusted by an extensible straight bar connecting its sides. [1815 25; ARC + O + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • arcograph — /ˈakoʊgræf/ (say ahkohgraf), / graf/ (say grahf), /ˈakə / (say ahkuh ) noun an instrument once used for drawing arcs, having a flexible arc shaped part adjusted by an extensible straight bar connecting its sides; cyclograph …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bow — (b[=o]), n. [OE. bowe, boge, AS. boga, fr. AS. b[=u]gan to bend; akin to D. boog, G. bogen, Icel. bogi. See {Bow}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow. [1913 Webster] I do set my bow in the cloud. Gen …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bow bearer — Bow Bow (b[=o]), n. [OE. bowe, boge, AS. boga, fr. AS. b[=u]gan to bend; akin to D. boog, G. bogen, Icel. bogi. See {Bow}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow. [1913 Webster] I do set my bow in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bow drill — Bow Bow (b[=o]), n. [OE. bowe, boge, AS. boga, fr. AS. b[=u]gan to bend; akin to D. boog, G. bogen, Icel. bogi. See {Bow}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow. [1913 Webster] I do set my bow in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bow instrument — Bow Bow (b[=o]), n. [OE. bowe, boge, AS. boga, fr. AS. b[=u]gan to bend; akin to D. boog, G. bogen, Icel. bogi. See {Bow}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow. [1913 Webster] I do set my bow in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bow window — Bow Bow (b[=o]), n. [OE. bowe, boge, AS. boga, fr. AS. b[=u]gan to bend; akin to D. boog, G. bogen, Icel. bogi. See {Bow}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything bent, or in the form of a curve, as the rainbow. [1913 Webster] I do set my bow in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bow-compass — Bow com pass, n.; pl. {Bow compasses}. 1. An arcograph. [1913 Webster] 2. A small pair of compasses, one leg of which carries a pencil, or a pen, for drawing circles. Its legs are often connected by a bow shaped spring, instead of by a joint.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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