At that a sudden shaft of fear struck through her abdomen, and she was tempted to retch or scream.
In 1782, Watt developed a rotary engine that could turn a shaft and drive machinery to power the machines to spin and weave cotton cloth.
the shaft of a feather
It is even more silent than the four-wheel drive versions, as there is much less mechanical noise from beneath the floor, due to the absence of propellor shaft and rear axle.
She departed the command center and stepped into a shaft of white light in the atrium outside.
With the help of the schematics he had obtained earlier, he managed to shut off the security system and enter through a ventilation shaft - an air duct.
It had a long shaft like a spear, but was more of a polearm than a thrusting weapon.
The curtains were open and moonlight streamed through the windows, a shaft of light landing on the pillow.
The following morning at 7am we would be all back at our desks in London trying to shaft each other.
This cross, one of five contracted to John of Battle, is an octagonal pier in three tiers on a stepped base; the shaft at its top was installed in a restoration of 1840.