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  Crushing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Death by crushing or pressing, as a method of execution, has a long and bloody history, and the techniques to achieve this end varied greatly from place to place.
The most famous victim in the United Kingdom was the Catholic martyr Saint Margaret Clitherow, who was pressed to death on March 25, 1586, after refusing to plead to the charge of having harboured priests in her house (in order to avoid a trial in which her own children would be obliged to give evidence).
The most famous victim of peine forte et dure in American history was Giles Corey, who was pressed to death on September 19, 1692, during the Salem witch trials, after he refused to enter a plea in the judicial proceeding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pressing   (491 words)

 Pressing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Pressing, also known as peine forte et dure, was both a death sentence and a means of drawing out confessions.
In Britain, pressing was not abolished until 1772.
Margaret the martyr was one unfortunate victim of pressing.
www.shanmonster.com /witch/torture/press.html   (432 words)

 Needle for pressing internally-finned pipes - Patent 4169365
Pressing of internally-finned pipes with the aid of the needle according to the invention is performed as follows.
According to one of these methods without stopping the pressing work, the needle 1 is shifted forward in the direction of pressing at a speed approximately equal to the speed of the dummy block 18 and the smallest diameter of the intermediate portion 7 is set in the hole of the die 12.
These channels are filled with the metal being pressed due to the flow of metal simultaneously in the radial direction from the periphery to the axis of the portion 5 and in the axial direction, along the channels 6 of the portion 5.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4169365.html   (2157 words)

 Pressing Methods, HEG 77-76
When pressing on the right side, the wool press cloth is placed next to the garment, then a dry cotton press cloth, and a damp cheese or cotton cloth on top.
Press along the stitching line in the same direction in which the seams were stitched before opening the seam or pressing it to one side.
Press from the right side using brown paper strips to cushion the pocket edges and a press cloth to protect the fabric.
ianrpubs.unl.edu /textiles/heg76.htm   (2150 words)

 Encyclopedia: Pressing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Press release is necessary for the companies for informing potential customers or partners about the company, its activities, opening of new trends and release of new products.
If you press release completely corresponds to the publications subjects and received complete editors approval, itmeans that your press release will be published on pages of the given mass media.
But university press Web sites often lack a link to the parent university: Forty-four of the 83 university presses in the AAUP catalog lack any link to their universities, and only a handful have the link on their home pages.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pressing   (426 words)

 Chapt 5 - Pressing
Pressing must be done as the construction progresses, it cannot be left to the last, as no amount of final pressing will make up for step by step pressing.
Press with the grain of the fabric whenever possible and be careful to not stretch edges or curves by pulling the fabric.
Finger pressing is using the heat of the body to press or crease small areas of fabric.
www.cwu.edu /~robinsos/ppages/resources/costxt/costxt_5.htm   (545 words)

 Pressing patrons with proverbs: Talking drums at the Tamale markets
The name may be associated with the person being pressed, or for someone in their family such as a great-grandfather who was a chief.
At the market, the pressing is done in an overt situation of commerce, but it may or may not be financially successful.
At other social occasions such as a festival or wedding, the initial pressing is done as an invitation for the patron to leave his or her seat to dance.
www.sil.org /anthro/articles/PressingPatronsWithProverbs.htm   (1391 words)

 [Ganoksin] Practical, Inexpensive, Hydraulic Pressing and Die Forming for the Artist Metalsmith
Hydraulic pressing of conforming dies starts with a 3-dimensional model or pattern which is used to mold male and female dies which conform in shape, to the model and each other.
Essentially, all the press consists of is a strong steel frame into which a hydraulic ram is inserted and used to press one of the dies against the other.
Many dies are suitable for hydraulic In pressing, ranging from the use of a conventional masonite die with the addition of a male die, to the use of cast male and female conforming dies of metal, pourable epoxy-steel or fiberglass.
www.ganoksin.com /borisat/nenam/practical-die-forming.htm   (3254 words)

 Plywood Pressing
Hot press pressure for softwood pine plywood usually range between 1242 to 1380k Pa. Platen temperatures of around 120 degree Celsius are used and pressing times for panels 3.5 and 22 mm are 2.75 and 9.5 minutes respectivelyBaldwin (1981).
In hot pressing it is absolutely necessary to load and close the press and to apply full pressure as quickly as possible, otherwise the glue lines, particularly those adjacent to the platens will dry or cure without adequate pressure and a defective (precured) joint will resultBaldwin (1981).
Pressing times range from less than 4 minutes up to 10 to 15 minutes depending upon the thickness of the plywood assemblies, the type and rate of cure of the glue, and the percentage of cure required.
sres.anu.edu.au /associated/fpt/plywood/pressing.html   (774 words)

 Pressing Matters - Promoting Your Music on Vinyl
Pressing a 12-inch record, on the other hand, shows at the very least a financial sacrifice and suggests that time was taken mastering the music to a high standard.
Pressing a vinyl record should not be thought of merely as a ploy for attention.
Record pressing involves two mastering processes: the mastering of the source material to DAT, CD-R, or another format that a pressing plant will accept; and the transferring of the source material to a lacquer and then to a metal stamper that presses the vinyl.
emusician.com /tutorials/emusic_pressing_matters   (1780 words)

 Pressing Instructions
Press is sent at no obligation (there is a $12.00 S/H charge.
If you are pressing miniature roses buds you may press them whole as pictured.
As your are pressing, it is important not to overlap the flowers and petals, except with baby's breath, but do put them as close together as possible to allow for pressing the most that you can on each page.
www.flowersinglass.com /pressing.htm   (539 words)

 Facts about topic: (Hot Isostatic Pressing)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A manufacturing process, where materials are pressed into shape.
In hot isostatic pressing (known as HIP (The ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum)) the material to be pressed is placed in a sealed chamber (that normally contains an inert gas so that the material does not chemically react).
The chamber is heated, and the pressure inside the chamber increased.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/ho/hot_isostatic_pressing.htm   (106 words)

 Bobbin: Confronting a new breed of pressing and fusing challenges - fabric manufacturing
Pressing and fusing machinery suppliers also are faced with a variety of issues as new fabrics roll out of the mills, and manufacturers continue to expand production into global locations.
Moreover, garments finished and pressed at remote contractor locations often are exposed to pressing equipment which does not incorporate the latest technology, which can lead to quality problems.
Manufacturers and their pressing and fusing equipment suppliers need to communicate on these and other issues, and discuss new technologies that are needed and/or ways machinery could be redesigned to remedy problems.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3638/is_5_40/ai_55609238   (1310 words)

 Crafts : Tools / Equipment : Pressing Tips : Home & Garden Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Pressing seams open on wool fabrics sometimes leaves an imprint on the right side of the fabric.
This large press iron with an attached ironing board is perfect for fusing interfacing to large pieces of fabric.
After pressing the seams open, turn the collar right side out, cover with a pressing cloth and press, then flatten the collar edges with a hardwood tailor clapper.
www.hgtv.com /hgtv/cr_tools_equipment/article/0,,HGTV_3346_1376901,00.html   (951 words)

 Pressing Flowers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This will come in handy when your press is done and you take the lid off to add plants and paper - you will know to always replace the top so that the X fits together at the bottom.
You can add layers as long the top of the press has enough of the bolt showing for you to be able to tighten the wing nut on it when you place the lid back on..
Another way to make your flower press as nice or nicer than those in the stories is to stencil a picture on the lid.
www.vandycks.com /kids/projects/flowerpressing   (947 words)

 Search Results for pressing -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Molding is any process that changes the surface characteristics or topography of a garment or shoe or one of its sections by application of heat, moisture, or pressure.
The most traditional is a rack-and-frame press, in which ground fruit (mash) is pumped into cloth partitions, called cheeses, which are...
Mangling is the process of pressing a garment or section between two heated cylindrical surfaces.
www.britannica.com /search?query=pressing&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (444 words)

 Vacuum Pressing Systems -- Products
In the press mode, the vacuum switch will automatically shut the pump off when the proper vacuum level is reached.
In the press mode the vacuum switch will automatically shut off the compressed air flow when the proper vacuum level is reached.
As the compressed air is forced through a limiting orifice in the venturi nozzle, the air pressure surrounding the high speed air stream is reduced, resulting in a vacuum.
www.vacupress.com /products.htm   (1975 words)

 "Collecting and Pressing Plants"
Mounting can be done by sealing the pressing between wax paper and the mounting background sheet of paper with a hot iron.
Place plant press in a dry hot area for a minimum of 72 hours at a temperature of ~100 F (Back seats or trunks of cars work fine).
Whenever specimens with particularly bulky stems, fruits, or flowers are put in the drying press, additional packing of folded driers, newsprint, or specially cut corrugates must be inserted both to apply proper pressure on thinner plant parts and to allow the press to stack evenly.
watershed.csumb.edu /ron/roncor/cor/press.htm   (1559 words)

 Guatemala: Establish Investigative Commission (Human Rights Watch, 14-1-2004)
As his term in office begins, he should press Congress to ratify the agreement as a matter of urgent priority.
Berger is the second Guatemalan president elected since the 1996 peace accords that brought an end to a 36-year internal armed conflict in which as many as 200,000 Guatemalans lost their lives.
The most pressing obstacle to progress on human rights cases has been the country's climate of political violence and intimidation.
hrw.org /english/docs/2004/01/14/guatem6928.htm   (532 words)

 Sample Lesson CP-4
Free-flowing pressing powder is delivered to a die cavity, which consists of a rigid die cavity frame and moveable lower and upper die punches.
The part being pressed is enclosed in a shaped membrane or "bag", which serves as the mold for forming the part and isolates the powder from the hydraulic liquid.
Isostatic pressing has replaced jiggering form many shapes since it is faster and does not require much water removal from the formed part (however, since spray dried powder is needed, there is a large energy penalty for water removal at the body preparation stage).
www.worldcyberu.com /samplelessoncp4.htm   (9025 words)

 Cryptogamic Botany Company Guide to Pressing Seaweed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Guide to Pressing Seaweed was written in early 2003 by Alex Frost and Molly Fallon with the editorial assistance of Kate Herman.
How to Press and Mount Aquatic Plants from the Washington State Department of Ecology: good notes on pressing aquatic plants, which can be adapted to pressing algae.
Although they don't offer kits or all the supplies associated with pressing seaweed, regular plant-pressing kits can be adapted for pressing seaweeds with the addition of a few other components.
www.cryptogamicbotany.com /lm_press_seaweed.html   (727 words)

 Independent Pressing | Press Your Own Vinyl
Depending on the number of records you choose to press, new 'Stampers' (metal work) will have to be made from the 'Mother' periodically (maybe every 2000+) to keep the grooves well defined and stop the quality of the resultant records deteriorating.
When the pressing plant is in possession of the all the required material (metal work, labels and sleeves etc, they'll then commence pressing up your records.
Once the records are pressed up they will be delivered to your designated address and it is then up to you to get the records out there for sale and to try and create a buzz with in your desired market.
www.low-life.fsnet.co.uk /pressing/press_vinyl.htm   (1308 words)

 Live Test Pressing 1973   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Usually only 2-5 test pressings are made and once they are tested to ensure the pressing is valid, the final pressings can be made.
This Dutch Live Test Pressing is not a regular test pressing because what was finally used on the official Genesis Live LP is different than what was used on this pressing.
These are test pressings for the Leicester/Manchester 1973 concert that was to be used on the official Genesis Live LPs, but not a test pressing for the official LPs themselves.
www.genesismuseum.com /vinyl/livetp.htm   (709 words)

 Pressing Flowers with Janie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As Janie explains, pressing not only provides a means by which you can preserve blossoms; it can also serve as a way to record your garden’s evolution from year to year.
According to Janie, the best flowers for pressing are those with a single layer of petals, such as cosmos and delphinium, while thicker flowers, such as peonies, lilies, and large roses, generally are not good candidates.
Some of the flowers she recommends pressing from Martha’s garden include Virginia blue bell tulips, pink miniature roses, perennial geraniums, and forget-me-nots, while Janie uses a dwarf Jacob’s ladder from her own garden to demonstrate the process.
www.marthastewart.com /page.jhtml?type=content&id=tvs8308   (503 words)

 Pressing To Perfection Video - Mary Roehr Books & Video
I was constantly told that you could sew a perfect seam, but if you didn’t press it properly, no one would notice.
While viewing Pressing to Perfection, you will see Mary Roehr reveal secrets previously known only to tailors as she permanently adheres fusible interfacing to the inside of jacket pieces and completely constructs a tailored garment from cutting it out all the way through the final press.
This is the culmination of more than 25 years of experience as a professional tailor and now you can watch it in the comfort of your home replaying any parts as needed until you feel totally confident.
www.maryroehr.com /pressing-to-perfection.html   (315 words)

 Pressing/Preserving Plants
As this collection of treasures soon exploded, botanic gardens were hard pressed to keep living samples of the whole lot.
For each plant press: squares of corrugated cardboard, sheets of newspaper and/or blotting paper (check at craft stores), and 2 plywood or other boards, all cut to the same size; something to bind the stack (belt, bungee cord, or a heavy rubberband) or weight it (heavy books or bricks).
Decide on your purpose for collecting and pressing plants, then discuss as a class what types of plant parts to gather (wildflowers or tree leaves, for example) and where to do so.
www.kidsgardening.com /growingideas/projects/june03/pg1.html   (1472 words)

 Pressing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Technically it was not an execution when Giles Corey was pressed to death during the fiasco known as the Salem Witch Trials.
Accordingly Giles Corey was pressed: placed upon the ground with gradually increased weight piled on him.
His death was a protest-the most dramatic protest of all-against the methods of the court".
users.bestweb.net /~rg/execution/pressing.htm   (110 words)

 Flower-Pressing Basics
Use a pressed flower as a delicate bookmark, or glue pressed flowers onto cards and paper with white or crafts glue to create romantic stationery.
Flower pressing can always be performed in that time-honored practice of pressing flowers in a heavy book between two sheets of newsprint or paper towel.
To press complex or rounded flowers, such as roses, carnations, and mums, begin by dismantling the flower, petal by petal.
www.bhg.com /bhg/story.jhtml?storyid=/templatedata/bhg/story/data/12531.xml   (581 words)

 pressing. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The process or an instance of applying pressure by means of a press.
A phonograph record pressed from a master mold or matrix.
A number of recordings pressed at the same time.
www.bartleby.com /61/24/P0542400.html   (104 words)

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