Axles in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Axles

plural of axle

Short Example Sentences for Axles

  • 1. These axles were then nailed fast to the bottom of the chest. 🔊
  • 2. Their margin is greater than that of the boiler, the axles or the rail. 🔊
  • 3. The wheels, also, were taken out and the axles shortened and re-fitted. 🔊

How to use Axles in Sentences?

  • 1. The heavy steel axles and tyres are exceedingly chill in the winter, especially in frosty weather. 🔊
  • 2. Several parties found that they had neglected to cut spare axles and forthwith sallied off to get them. 🔊
  • 3. His wagon had then settled to the axles in the quicksand, and the muddy waters were swiftly sweeping by it and through it. 🔊
  • 4. The ceaseless humming of the fans revolving on axles of hollow steel lulled our senses once more into dreamy repose. 🔊
  • 5. This consists of a continuous trough built in sections and supported on axles and guide wheels running on suitable rails. 🔊
  • 6. Then there were all manner of delays; breakages had to be repaired and axles greased before a start could be properly made. 🔊
  • 7. One cart was pulled completely off its axles by a squad of men, and slid along admirably for a considerable distance. 🔊
  • 8. They are like the strains which come upon the wheels, axles and moving parts of carriages, cars and machinery. 🔊
  • 9. Hands fixed to the axles of the wheels, and movable over dials, permit the volume of gas to be read that has traversed the counter. 🔊
  • 10. Farwell stood for a moment listening to the diminishing drum roll of hoofs, whir of spokes, and clank of axles in their boxes. 🔊
  • 11. In a few minutes, the faint straining of leather, creak of springs, and subdued clank of axles came to them. 🔊
  • 12. Here were hard woods in plenty, the last to be found on the long trip, from which to obtain replacements for broken axles and other wagon parts. 🔊
  • 13. The expedients of lifting cars bodily to other trucks, of making axles adjustable, and even of laying a third rail, proved unsatisfactory. 🔊
  • 14. The axles of wagons were greased, canvas ripped by wind or hail was sewed up again, clothing was patched, and the wounded basked in sun or shade. 🔊
  • 15. For the car axles we bought four 1/2-inch bolts, 6 inches long, with two washers and two nuts for each bolt. 🔊
  • 16. The chariot used in the races was low and light, closed in front, open behind, with long axles and low wheels to lessen the risk of turning over. 🔊
  • 17. It is said, with regard to this, that the Germans have made a great number of axles of this length, in case they have to invade Russia. 🔊
  • 18. Their very vehicles, with wooden axles and wheels made of the cross-section of a tree, were such as an East African savage would be ashamed of. 🔊
  • 19. Between Nanterre and Paris the wheels of her cart had sunk up to the axles in mud, and Balthazar was caked with mire to his belly. 🔊
  • 20. The trolley cars were the most aggressive; their wheels ground on their axles and jarred upon the rails; they stopped with a loud jolt, and with another jar and jolt were off again. 🔊