to-and-fro

[ too-uh n-froh ]SEE DEFINITION OF to-and-fro
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What is that to-and-fro between one who knows and one who does not?

With this was sent a whip, thus establishing a to-and-fro communication.

The to-and-fro movement of the slide is effected in the following manner.

We will suppose our pendulum to execute one to-and-fro movement in a second.

Back again he came, to-and-fro like the pendulum of a clock.

Both the milk and the water chambers were provided with mechanical agitators having a to-and-fro movement.

Then suddenly upon this long period of to-and-fro, there fell (as it were) the very calmness of reconciliation.

This advance from to-and-fro to rotary action extended irresistibly to steam as a motive power.

The stirrup now performs a to-and-fro movement at the oval window, passing the auditory impulse inwards to the internal ear.

Meseemeth that Sir Siegfried / full many a to-and-fro Did ride with his good followers / along 'fore many a tent.

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