The buildings blocked the sun, and the barrage of sensations overwhelmed her.
He returned to his rocker, sipped his beer and began to patiently answer the barrage of Fred's questions about his day's activities.
The old man opened the door with a barrage of questions, allowing Dean no chance to escape the interrogation.
This " barrage scheme " was discussed at considerable length, and its theoretical advantages were not universally admitted.
Assiut stands near the west bank of the Nile across which, just below the town, is a barrage, completed in 1902, consisting of an open weir, 2733 ft.
At the western end of the barrage begins the Ibrahimia canal, the feeder of the Bahr Yusuf, the largest irrigation canal of Egypt.
The barrage at the head of the Nile delta, and the regulating sluices across the Nile at Assiut and Esna in Upper Egypt below Assuan, are examples of draw-door weirs, with their numerous openings closed by sluice-gates sliding on free rollers, which control the discharge of water from the river for irrigation.
The task of constructing this great work was committed to Mougel Bey, a French engineer of ability, who designed and constructed the great barrage across the two branches of the Nile at the apex of the delta, about 1 2 m.
Each barrage was provided with locks to pass Nile boats 160 by 28 ft.
The barrage rests entirely on the alluvial bed of the Nile.
As originally designed, the flooring of the barrage from up-stream to downstream face was 111.50 ft.
Since 1890 the barrage has done its duty without accident, but a work of such vast importance to Lower Egypt required to be placed beyond all risk.
During the summer of 1898 the Rosetta barrage was worked under a pressure of 14 ft.
The Assiut weir is constructed on a design very similar to that of the barrage in Barrage.
Of and terminus of a railway from Zagazig, on the edge of the desert south of Lake Menzala, and the starting-point of the caravans to Syria; Mataria (15,142) on Lake Menzala and headquarters of the fishing industry; Zifta (13,850) on the Damietta branch and the site of a barrage; Samant~4 (14,408), also on the Damietta branch, noted for its pottery, and Fua (14,515), where large quantities of tarbushes are made, on the Rosetta branch.
At this point a barrage is built across the river.
In 1847 Mehemet Ali laid the foundation stone of the great barrage across the Nile at the beginning of the Delta.
He was barely persuaded from ordering the barrage to be built with stone from the pyramids!
Remains of Christian churches were disclosed by the thorough exploration carried out in1895-1896in view of the Barrage scheme, under the direction of Captain Lyons.