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Definition of Second
second 7. (Mach.) A joint or other connection uniting parts of
machinery, or the like, as the elastic pipe of a tender
connecting it with the feed pipe of a locomotive engine;
especially, a pipe fitting for connecting pipes, or pipes
and fittings, in such a way as to facilitate
8. (Brewing) A cask suspended on trunnions, in which
fermentation is carried on.
Hypostatic union (Theol.) See under Hypostatic.
Latin union. See under Latin.
Legislative Union (Eng. Hist.), the union of Great Britain
and Ireland, which took place Jan. 1, 1801.
Union, or Act of Union (Eng. Hist.), the act by which
Scotland was united to England, or by which the two
kingdoms were incorporated into one, in 1707.
Union by the first, or second, intention. (Surg.) See
To heal by the first, or second, intention, under
Union down (Naut.), a signal of distress at sea made by
reversing the flag, or turning its union downward.
Union jack. (Naut.) See Jack, n., 10.
Union joint. (Mech.)
(a) A joint formed by means of a union.
(b) A piece of pipe made in the form of the letter T.
Syn: Unity; junction; connection; concord; alliance;
coalition; combination; confederacy.
Usage: Union, Unity. Union is the act of bringing two or
more things together so as to make but one, or the
state of being united into one. Unity is a state of
simple oneness, either of essence, as the unity of
God, or of action, feeling, etc., as unity of design,
of affection, etc. Thus, we may speak of effecting a
union of interests which shall result in a unity of
labor and interest in securing a given object.
One kingdom, joy, and union without end.
[Man] is to . . . beget Like of his like, his
image multiplied. In unity defective; which
requires Collateral love, and dearest amity.
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