Which preposition to use with vacuum

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We found that it acts through air or in a vacuum in a single straight line, without deflection, and seemingly without diminution.

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But what an aching vacuum of matter!

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Q.Does the double acting air pump usual in direct acting screw engines, produce as good a vacuum as the single acting air pump usual in paddle engines? A.It will do so if properly constructed; but I do not know of any case of a double acting air pump, with india rubber valves, which has been properly constructed.

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In working, both are opened, the steam passes through A into the space b, and issuing through the nozzle c with the pressure due to its head, and a partial vacuum by its contact with the feed water, it drives this water in connection with the jet through the pipe F into the pipe I in connection with the water space of the boiler.

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" "George is a real nice guy, Zip," said Joe, "but I still think he's breathed a little too much vacuum for his own good.

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A.There is a vacuum above the water, the water being only like so much iron or lead lying at the bottom.

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"Let us bring about a vacuum around him!" cried Emile de Girardin, "let us proclaim an universal strike.

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If now the slide valve be moved by hand, the steam from the boiler will be admitted on one side of the piston, while there is a vacuum on the other side, and the piston will, therefore, be moved in the desired direction.

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Is it full of spirits which inhabit it, as the Paracelsians and Platonists hold, the higher the more noble, [3082]full of birds, or a mere vacuum to no purpose?

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And does he not know that it changes its course whenever it passes from a vacuum into any ponderable medium or in the opposite direction?

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One needed but to approximate a vacuum at the upper end of the candy, and the mighty and mysterious laws of atmospheric pressure completed the benign process.

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For the procession of incorporeal natures is much more without a vacuum than that of bodies.

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The intention of this valve is to prevent a vacuum from being formed accidentally in the boiler, which might collapse it; for if the pressure in the boiler subsides to a point materially below the pressure of the atmosphere, the valve will open and allow air to get in.

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Do not forget that in such a crisis there must be no vacuum before the nation.

Which preposition to use with  vacuum