Driving-wheel in a sentence

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How to use driving-wheel in a sentence. Driving-wheel pronunciation.

The engineer did not notice anything amiss, and sat placidly upon his high seat, watching the fast receding rails as they flashed under and out of sight beneath the ponderous driving-wheels of the engine.
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But when all had about left the train, and the great driving-wheels began to spin around like mad, from the lightening of the load, the master of the throttle looked to the rear.
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He was strong; but so also are the driving-wheels of an engine.
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A huge driving-wheel and a shaft half-filled with rubbish showed the position of an abandoned mine.
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Even in purely philanthropical enterprises the driving-wheel that keeps them in motion for any length of time is the salary paid the working members.
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The object of thus giving a slight aperture to the regulator in starting, is to avoid any jerk to the carriages, by which passengers might be annoyed, or even the coupling-irons broken; to prevent the slipping of the driving-wheels, from their adhesion being unequal to the inertia of the train, when the full power of the Engine is suddenly used; and because fully opening the regulator at starting generally causes the Engine to _prime_ considerably, from the quantity of water condensed in the cylinders and steam-passages while the Engine was standing.
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Examples of Driving-wheel

Example #1
What a halo of glory should surround the heads of all who constituted the Army of Lee or followed the fortunes of Longstreet, Hill, Ewell, and Early.
Example #2
At last someone in the forward car, not accustomed to, but familiar with the dangers of a railroad car by the wild rumors given currency in his rural district of railroad wrecks, made a desperate leap from the car.
Example #3
Lieutenant Colonel Stackhouse was made Colonel of the Eighth after the death of Henagan, and either Captain McLucas or Captain T.F. Malloy was promoted to Major (I am not positive on this point).
Example #4
There lay stretched prone upon the ground, or limping on one foot, or rolling over in the dirt, some bareheaded and coatless, boxes and trunks scattered as in an awful collision, upwards of one thousand men along the railroad track.
Example #5
There is an undefined, half-recognized force in nature which leads many to seek to balance themselves by marrying their opposites in temperament.
Example #6
She had mistaken his cool self-poise for the calmness and steadiness of strength; and women are captivated by strength, and sometimes by its semblance.