spirograph


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spirograph

[′spī·rə‚graf]
(medicine)
An instrument for registering respiration.
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Further thanks go to CARE FUSION Germany, for the loan of the portable Spirograph, Oxycon Mobile.
Lying on the stage, Black swept her arms and legs, leaving close-knit series of polygons in her wake, like a human Spirograph.
SCRIMP Trend Collection DotsWall Stickers Multicoloured pounds 9.98 from B&Q,www.diy.com This is an inexpensive way to decorate as you get 32 colourful circles which will create retroinspired Spirograph schematics.
As a member of a generation for whom the Spirograph was the cutting edge of technology, like many others I well recall laughing at dopey teenage boys, who were hopeless with girls, standing in a circle playing air guitar to Status Quo.
He indulged in experimental phonetics, ordered cruel and outlandish apparatuses, which Butler paid for, in order to teach students how to pronounce French sounds, and even invented some phonetic instruments of his own, including "an artificial vowel-rounder, which records the movements of the soft palate," and the "spirograph, for recording the vibrations of the glottis."61 He did a recording for The RCA, Victor Company for students of French, entitled French By Sound (1919).
It also means Glow, by Australia's Chunky Move, in which a dancer's motion is tracked by an infrared camera and translated into projected shapes, turning her shadows into light and her limbs into a human spirograph. There's also work by Israeli choreographer Yasmcen Godder, New Zealand performer/choreographer Simone Aughterlony, Poland's Teatr Cinema, African dancers Kettly Noel and Nelisiwe Xaba, and Andalusian dancer/choreographer Judith Mata.
So, varying both the strength and frequency gives us rotating ellipses and pretty soon multiple ellipses until it looks like someone just discovered a spirograph" ("Lissajou").
Walking in downtown Amman, things look thoroughly modern until you see people gawking over spirograph designs that sent me back to the 1960s.
No single test is absolutely definitive; however, lung or pulmonary function is determined by using a "spirograph." This is an instrument that measures breathing movements into and out of the lungs by calculating the volume and speed that air can be inhaled and exhaled.
It was a long red drawing and it looked like it was a spirograph drawing.
Randall Wiseman was noodling around with engine designs some four years ago when he remembered the Spirograph that his nephew received one Christmas.