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To Willis, however, must be attributed greater advance in the utilization of heavy pressures for reed work.
Cavaill-Coll subsequently utilized slightly increased pressures for the trebles of his flue stops as well as for his larger reeds.
He employs pressures as high as fifty inches and never uses less than six.
In employing these heavy pressures of wind, increased purity and beauty of tone should alone be aimed at.
It may be looked upon as the apotheosis of the old style of organ-building, with low pressures, duplication, and mixtures.
Its depth at the crown is 33 ft., and its centre line follows nearly the parabolic line of pressures.
Tables giving the definite vapor pressures of important liquids at the various fixed temperatures are in common use.
The boilers are better made, and are safer at the higher pressures now carried than they were formerly with a low pressure.
Beyond the limits of this scale, the pressures exerted rise very rapidly.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Some freak of air pressures and air currents, he reflected, had made it possible for the sound to carry so far.
THE RED ONEJACK LONDON