About

Définition de « About »

about (n. m. - Terme d'Arts) : Extrémité par laquelle une pièce de charpente, de menuiserie ou de métal est assemblée avec une autre.

Citations

  • « I formerly wished to try it with pigeons ; namely, to carry the insects in their paper cornets about a hundred paces in the opposite direction to that which you intended ultimately to carry them, but before turning round to return, to put the insects in a circular box with an axle which could be made to revolve very rapidly first in one direction and then in another, so as to destroy for a time all sense of direction in the insects.  »
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