De Villeneuve and Penaud constructed their winged models on different types, the former selecting the bat, the latter the bird.
" The wing of the bat bears a considerable resemblance to that of the insect, inasmuch as it consists of a delicate, semi-transparent, continuous membrane, supported in divers directions, particularly towards its anterior margin, by a system of osseous stays or stretchers which confer upon it the degree of rigidity requisite for flight.
They kept Logan's baseball gear there, and she felt the sudden need to have a bat in her hands.
BAT,' a name for any member of the zoological order Chirop tera.
"He's bat-shit crazy, which is where I'll be soon if we don't find a way out of here," Katie replied.
The black bat-like areas are the primary austenite, the zebra-marked ground mass the eutectic, composed of white stripes of cementite and black stripes of austenite.
It is necessary, therefore, at this stage to direct the attention of the reader somewhat fully to the subject of flight, as witnessed in the insect, bird and bat, a knowledge of natural flight preceding, and being in some sense indispensable to, a knowledge of artificial flight.
He became a politician through his Junius-like letters to the "Murcielago " - The Bat, a satirical political journal - and by drawing up the manifesto of Manzanares in 1854 for Marshal O'Donnell, of whom he always remained a loyal adherent.
Bat., 1695, fol.; Kitto, Cycl.
Bakke, the change to "bat" having apparently been influenced by Lat.
There are ten species of bat (komori) and seven of insect-eaters, and prominent in this class are the mole (mugura) and the hedgehog (hari-nezumi).
- Right Wing of the Bat (Phyl- under or ventral surface, locina gracilis).
3 " On the Physiology of Wings; being an analysis of the move ments by which flight is produced in the Insect, Bat and Bird," Trans.
- Right Wing of the Bat (Phyllocina gracilis) .
To meet these peculiarities the insect, bird and bat are furnished with extensive flying surfaces in the shape of wings, which they apply with singular velocity and power to the air, as levers of the third order.
De Villeneuve made the wings of his artificial bat conical in shape and comparatively rigid.
In Australia, a woman was told not to go near a certain tree where a bat lived; she infringed the prohibition, the bat fluttered out, and men died.
"Even I won't go to bat for him," Gabriel said.
She sends you to Hell, and you go to bat for her.
Por-urar, Syrian uroro, Coptic bat- rashil; the girdle to the Arm.
This is partly due to such pests as the vampire bat and bush ticks (carrapatos), and partly to the unprogressiveness of the cattlemen.
Mammals are not numerous; they include the cuscus, several species of bat, and some rats of great size.
5 - The following abound: wild swine, hyaena, jackal, cheetah, fox; gazelle (in herds), antelope species (in the steppe); jerboa, mole, porcupine, and especially the common European rat (in the desert); bat, long-haired desert hare.
In the annals of the T'ang dynasty it is said that the population of the country originated from the Bat-Kian or Fah Kiang; and, as the information collected in the first part of the notice concerning Tu-bat, afterwards Tu-ban, the modern Tu-fan, dates partly (as is proved by internal evidence) from a time anterior to the T'ang dynasty (A.D.
There we are told that Fanni, a scion of the southern Liang dynasty of the Tu-bat family (which flourished from 397 to 415 at Lian-chow in Kansuh), who had submitted to the northern Liang dynasty, fled in 433 with all his people from his governorship of Lin-sung (in Kan-chow) westwards across the Yellow river, and founded beyond Tsih-shih (" heapy stones ") a state amidst the Kiang tribes, with-a territory extending over a thousand li.
This Yarlung, which borrowed its name from the Yalung of the state of Fanni Tu-bat, is a river which flows into the Yaro-tsangpo (Brahmaputra).
Bats also are very numerous, especially in the eastern forest region, where the vampire bat is a serious obstacle to permanent settlement.
The clawed slender fingers did not make Archaeopteryx any more quadrupedal or bat-like in its habits than is a kestrel hawk, with its equally large, or even larger thumb-claw.
When first seen by Europeans it contained no mammals except a large fruit-eating bat (Pteropus vulgaris), which is plentiful in the woods; but several mammals have been introduced, and are now numerous in the uncultivated region.
1434; 837 A.H.), md others; Assars Mihr u Mushtari, or Sun and Jupiter ~I376; 778 A.H.), ArifIs Gui u C/zaugan, or The Ball and the Bat (1438; 842 A.H.), Jjusn u Dil, or Beauty and Heart, by FatthI of Nish~pur(d.
- The Bat (Phyllocina gracilis).
The action of the wing of the bat, and the movements of its component bones, are essentially the same as in the bird " (figs.
The area of the insect, bird and bat, when the wings are fully expanded, is greater than that of any other class of animal, their weight being proportionally less.
As already stated, however, it ought never to be forgotten that even the lightest insect, bird or bat is vastly heavier than the air, and that no fixed relation exists between the weight of body and expanse of wing in any of the orders.
The wings are thus constructed on the same plan as those of a bat, but instead of four fingers, only one is elongated to bear the membrane.
At cricket he was equally good as a bat and as a wicket-keeper.
Here the black bat-like patches are the masses of pearlite plus proeutectoid cementite resulting from the splitting up of the primary austenite.
A day-flying bat, whales and dolphins are about the only indigenous mammals; hogs, dogs and rats had been introduced before Cook's discovery.
The coloration is generally sombre, but to this there are exceptions; the fruit-bats are brownish yellow or russet on the under surface; two South American species are white; Blainville's chin-leafed bat is bright orange; and the Indian painted bat (Cerivoula pieta) with its deep orange dress, spotted with black on the wing-membranes, has reminded observers of a large butterfly.