# Axes Sentence Examples

**Axes**and choppers were plied all around.- The steady chinking of ice
**axes**could be heard echoing up and down the deep gorge. - She'd thought his wall of swords, daggers,
**axes**, and other medieval weapons were for ceremony. - In directions parallel to the
**axes**of the two micrometer screws. - A crystal may be regarded as built up of primitive parallelepipeda, the edges of which are in the ratio of the crystallographic
**axes**, and the angles the axial angles of the crystals. - The rotation of the planets on their
**axes**is also explained as a consequence of the nebular theory, for at the time of the first formation of the planet it must have participated in the rotation of the whole nebula, and by the subsequent contraction of the planet the speed with which the rotation was performed must have been accelerated. - Shrines of the Double
**Axes**have been found in the palace of Cnossus itself, at Hagia Triada, and in a small palace at Gournia, and many specimens of the sacred emblem occurred in the Cave Sanctuary of Dicte, the mythical birthplace of the Cretan Zeus. - The most important subjects of his inquiries are enumerated by Forbes under the following five heads: - (1) The laws of polarization by reflection and refraction, and other quantitative laws of phenomena; (2) The discovery of the polarizing structure induced by heat and pressure; (3) The discovery of crystals with two
**axes**of double refraction, and many of the laws of their phenomena, including the connexion of optical structure and crystalline forms; (4) The laws of metallic reflection; (5) Experiments on the absorption of light. - The cases of greatest practical importance are those of a sphere (which is an ellipsoid with three equal
**axes**) and an ovoid or prolate ellipsoid of revolution. - Ax., Green axis creeping on the surface of damp soil; rh., colorless rhizoids penetrating the soil; asc. ax., ascending
**axes**of green cells. - (?) and viii., and the satellite of Neptune.); while, to make the argument complete, the planets, so far as they can be observed, rotate on their
**axes**in the same manner. - Complete scenes of worship in which libations are poured before the Sacred
**Axes**are, moreover, given on a fine painted sarcophagus found at Hagia Triada. - This quarter of the palace shows the double axe sign constantly repeated on its walls and pillars, and remains of miniature wall-paintings showing pillar shrines, in some cases with double
**axes**stuck into the wooden columns. - Near this domestic quarter was found a small shrine of the Double
**Axes**, with cult objects and offertory vessels in their places. - The chest is of limestone coated with stucco, adorned with life-like paintings of offertory scenes in connexion with the sacred Double
**Axes**of Minoan cult. - Great quantities of votive figures and objects of cult, such as the fetish double
**axes**and stone tables of offering, were found both above and below. - The platy minerals have also a perfect cleavage parallel to their flat surfaces, while the fibrous species often have two or more cleavages following their long
**axes**; hence a schistose rock may split not only by separation of the mineral plates from one another but also by cleavage of the parallel minerals through their substance. - If a current is passed through the fixed coil and movable coil in series with one another, the movable coil tends to displace itself so as to bring the
**axes**of the coils, which are normally at right angles, more into the same direction. - To reduce these figures to a common standard, so that the volumes shall contain equal numbers of molecules, the notion of molecular volumes is introduced, the arbitrary values of the crystallographic
**axes**(a, b, c) being replaced by the topic parameters' (x, ?i, w), which are such that, combined with the axial angles, they enclose volumes which contain equal numbers of molecules. - Ammonium iodide assumes cubic forms with perfect cubic cleavage; tetramethyl ammonium iodide is tetragonal with perfect cleavages parallel to {100} and {o01} - a difference due to the lengthening of the a
**axes**; tetraethyl ammonium iodide also assumes tetragonal forms, but does not exhibit the cleavage of the tetramethyl compound; while tetrapropyl ammonium iodide crystallizes in rhombic form. - The angle between the optic
**axes**varies from 70 0 -50° in muscovite and lepidolite to Io - o° in biotite and phlogopite; the latter are thus frequently practically uniaxial. - The plane of the optic
**axes**may be either perpendicular or parallel to the plane of symmetry of the crystal, and according to its position two classes of mica are distinguished. - The problem of the curves is solved by their reduction to a problem of straight lines; and the locus of any point is determined by its distance from two given straight lines - the
**axes**of co-ordinates. - The oldest rocks, the gneisses and schists of the Archean period, form nearly the whole of the Central Plateau, and are also exposed in the
**axes**of the folds in Brittany. - We can distinguish (I) digestive endoderm, in the stomach, often with special glandular elements; (2) circu-, latory endoderm, in the radial and ring canals; (3) supporting endoderm in the
**axes**of the tentacles and in the endodermlamella; the latter is primitively a double layer of cells, produced by concrescence OC-- = w.?" - The main assimilating tissue, on the other hand, is under the upper epidermis, where it is well illuminated, and consists of oblong cells densely packed with chloroplasts and with their long
**axes**perpendicular to the surface (palisade tissue). - Later, the axis branches by the formation of new growing-points, and in this way the complex system of
**axes**forming the body of the ordinary vascular plant is built up. In the flowering plants the embryo, after developing up to a certain point, stopf growing and rests, enclosed within the seed. - Any attempt to interfere with these directions, by placing the seedlings in abnormal positions, is frustrated by the seedlings themselves, which change their direction of growth by bringing about curvatures of the different parts of their
**axes**, so that the root soon grows vertically downward again and the stem in the opposite direction. - In the article Crystallography the nature and behaviour of twinned crystals receives full treatment; here it is sufficient to say that when the planes and
**axes**of twinning are planes and**axes**of symmetry, a twin would exhibit higher symmetry (but remain in the same crystal system) than the primary crystal; and, also, if a crystal approximates in its axial constants to 'a higher system, mimetic twinning would increase the approximation, and the crystal would be pseudo-symmetric. - 6), be the
**axes**of temperature and pressure, and A corresponds to the transition point (95.6°) of rhombic sulphur, we may follow out the line AB which shows the elevation of the transition point with increasing pressure. - When crystals are present they generally have their long
**axes**parallel to the fluxion. - In the theory of surfaces we transform from one set of three rectangular
**axes**to another by the substitutions 'X=' by+ cz, Y = a'x + b'y + c'z, Z =a"x+b"y-l-c"z, where X 2+Y2+Z2 = x2+ y2+z2. - Restricted Substitutions We may regard the factors of a binary n ip equated to zero as denoting n straight lines through the origin, the co-ordinates being Cartesian and the
**axes**inclined at any angle. - Then a binary n", equated to zero, represents n straight lines through the origin, and the x, y of any line through the origin are given constant multiples of the sines of the angles which that line makes with two fixed lines, the
**axes**of co-ordinates. - As new
**axes**of co-ordinates we may take any other pair of lines through the origin, and for the X, Y corresponding to x, y any new constant multiples of the sines of the angles which the line makes with the new**axes**. - Two by the choice of
**axes**, two by the choice of multiples. - If now the nti c denote a given pencil of lines, an invariant is the criterion of the pencil possessing some particular property which is independent alike of the
**axes**and of the multiples, and a covariant expresses that the pencil of lines which it denotes is a fixed pencil whatever be the**axes**or the multiples. - Then they took their guns, their
**axes**, anything they could find, and hurried out. - One part of it dispersed and waded knee-deep through the snow into a birch forest to the right of the village, and immediately the sound of
**axes**and swords, the crashing of branches, and merry voices could be heard from there. - The cabmen he met and their passengers, the carpenters cutting the timber for new houses with
**axes**, the women hawkers, and the shopkeepers, all looked at him with cheerful beaming eyes that seemed to say: Ah, there he is! - The collection was made up of Shipton's newly purchased, barely used, ice climbing gear, ropes, ice
**axes**, pitons and various garments. - The distance between the centres of the two spectrographs shall be equal to the distance between the optical
**axes**of the two viewing microscopes. - If the asymptotes be perpendicular, or, in other words, the principal
**axes**be equal, the curve is called the rectangular hyperbola. - The hyperbola which has for its transverse and conjugate
**axes**the transverse and conjugate**axes**of another hyperbola is said to be the conjugate hyperbola. - The geometry of the rectangular hyperbola is simplified by the fact that its principal
**axes**are equal. - Or, instead of looking upon a linear substitution as replacing a pencil of lines by a projectively corresponding pencil retaining the same
**axes**of co-ordinates, we may look upon the substitution as changing the**axes**of co-ordinates retaining the same pencil. - Thus what have been called seminvariants are not all of them invariants for the general substitution, but are invariants for the particular substitution xl = X11 + J-s12, X 2 = 112 Again, in plane geometry, the most general equations of substitution which change from old
**axes**inclined at w to new**axes**inclined at w' =13 - a, and inclined at angles a, l3 to the old axis of x, without change of origin, are x-sin(wa)X+sin(w -/3)Y sin w sin ' _sin ax y sin w a transformation of modulus sin w' sin w' The theory of invariants originated in the discussion, by George Boole, of this system so important in geometry. - Orthogonal System.-In particular, if we consider the transformation from one pair of rectangular
**axes**to another pair of rectangular**axes**we obtain an orthogonal system which we will now briefly inquire into. - A wire or rod in this condition is said to be circularly magnetized; it may be regarded as consisting of an indefinite number of elementary ring-magnets, having their
**axes**coincident with the axis of the wire and their planes at right angles to it. - According to this theory the molecules of any magnetizable substance are little permanent magnets the
**axes**of which are, under ordinary conditions, disposed in all possible directions indifferently. - If V denote the potential, F the resultant force, X, Y, Z, its components parallel to the co-ordinate
**axes**and n the line along which the force is directed, then - sn = F, b?= X, - Sy = Y, -s Surfaces for which the potential is constant are called equipotential surfaces. - 3) by F, and its components parallel to the co-ordinate
**axes**by X and Y, we have X= - ax = M(3 cos' 0 - I), Y= - y = M (3 sin 0 cos 0. - If the magnetization is parallel to the major axis, and the lengths of the major and minor
**axes**are 2a and 2C, the poles are situated at a distance equal to 3a from the centre, and the magnet will behave externally like a simple solenoid of length 3a. - Referred to the asymptotes as
**axes**the general equation becomes xy 2 obviously the**axes**are oblique in the general hyperbola and rectangular in the rectangular hyperbola. - The whole district of Casas Grandes is further studded with artificial mounds, from which are excavated from time to time large numbers of stone
**axes**, metates or corn-grinders, and earthern vessels of various kinds. - If the leaf of Mini osa or Desmodium be examined, it will be seen that at the base of each leaflet and each leaf, just at the junction with the respective
**axes**, is a swelling known as a pulvinus. - This gives access to a whole series of halls and private rooms (halls " of the Colonnades," " of the Double
**Axes**," " Queen's Megaron" with bath-room attached and remains of the fish fresco, " Treasury " with ivory figures and other objects of art), together with extensive remains of an upper storey. - The sternum has no keel, and ossifies from lateral and paired centres only; the
**axes**of the scapula and cora.coid have the same general direction; certain of the cranial bones have characters very unlike those possessed by the next order - the vomer, for example, being broad posteriorly and generally intervening between the basisphenoidal rostrum and the palatals and pterygoids; the barbs of the feathers are disconnected; there is no syrinx or inferior larynx; and the diaphragm is better developed than in other birds.' - The equivalent volumes and topic parameters are tabulated: From these figures it is obvious that the first three compounds form a morphotropic series; the equivalent volumes exhibit a regular progression; the values of x and t,t, corresponding to the a
**axes**, are regularly increased, while the value of w, corresponding to the c axis, remains practically unchanged. - The tumulus, which is crowned with a chapel, was excavated by Rene Galles in 1862; and the contents of the sepulchral chamber, which include several jade and fibrolite
**axes**, are preserved in the museum at Vannes. - 4 S'N' is a small magnet of moment M', and SN a distant fixed magnet of moment M; the
**axes**of SN and S'N' make angles of 0 and 4 respectively with the line through their middle points.