Thesaurus / occulting
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This, the captain said, was an occulting white light, that was visible for twelve out of every fifteen seconds.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
After dinner that night they were abreast of the Gulf Rock, and Brand pointed out to his wife its occulting gleam from afar.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
In the case of a first-order fixed light the cost of conversion to an occulting characteristic does not exceed 250 to 300.
Fixed-light optics are employed to meet such cases, and are generally fitted with occulting mechanism.
For occulting apparatus either weight clocks or spring clocks are employed.
Many fixed, occulting and flashing lights fitted with these burners are established in France and other countries.
In the case of the occulting types a revolving screen is placed around the burner and carried upon a miniature mercury float.
This characteristic is usually exhibited by fixed dioptric apparatus fitted with some form of occulting mechanism.
Many lights formerly of fixed characteristic have been converted to occulting.
The illuminant is oil gas, with an occulting characteristic.