M-Naught

M'-Naught"

(mk*nt"), v. t. (Steam Engines) To increase the power of (a single-cylinder beam engine) by adding a small high-pressure cylinder with a piston acting on the beam between the center and the flywheel end, using high-pressure steam and working as a compound engine, -- a plan introduced by M'Naught, a Scottish engineer, in 1845.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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Mne*mon"ic

(n*mn"k),

Mne*mon"ic*al

(n*mn"*kl), } a. [Gr. mnhmoniko`s, fr. mnh`mwn mindful, remembering, mnh`mh memory, mna^sqai to think on, remember; akin to E. mind.] Assisting in memory; helping to remember; as, a mnemonic device.
[1913 Webster]

 

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