The Ibn Tibbon family thus rendered conspicuous services to European culture, and did much to further among Jews who did not understand Arabic the study of science and philosophy.
The most conspicuous and important of these are the nuraghi (the word is said to be a corruption of muraglie, i.e.
Still more important is the church of Haghia Sophia, which occupies a conspicuous position overlooking the sea, about 2 m.
It is conspicuous by its absorption spectrum in many of the white stars.
Under the names of Yenking, which it received from the Khitan, and of Chung-tu, which it had from the Kin, it holds a conspicuous place in the wars of Jenghiz Khan against the latter dynasty.
The fifth Lambeth conference, following as it did close on the great Pan-Anglican congress, is remarkable mainly as a proof of the growth of the influence and many-sided activity of the Anglican Church, and as a conspicuous manifestation of her characteristic principles.
Science and Literature.-Though the university of Cordoba is the oldest but one in South America, it has made no conspicuous contribution to Argentine literature beyond the historical works of its famous rector, Gregorio Funes (1749-1830).
Frogs of many kinds are plentiful, the brilliant green frogs being especially conspicuous and noisy.
His zeal and energy met everywhere with conspicuous success.
As a military commander he was not a conspicuous success, his debut being signalized by the defeat of the republicans at Saumur.
This migration is usually accompanied by a more or less complete metamorphosis.
It is difficult to decide whether words of the early biographers imply that his youth was not free from irregularities; in any case, he was the recognized leader of the young men of the town in their revels; he was, however, always conspicuous for his charity to the poor.
He played a conspicuous part in the modern doctrine of evolution.
He showed conspicuous gallantry in action.
It was a conspicuous landmark from the sea.
Knobs and wrinkles on bone surfaces become more conspicuous with age, and they are readily seen in the carcasses of old bulls.
The skunk had a conspicuous spinal stripe.
The conspicuous absence of barn owls from regions far north & south of the Equator is probably due to its poor adaptation to cold.
There was conspicuous bravery at Munster Alley on the 6th of August 1916.
There was conspicuous consumption under the early emperors.
To say that the LDCS package is tokenism of a particularly conspicuous kind would not be a stretch.
In one heavy thunder-shower the lightning struck a large pitch pine across the pond, making a very conspicuous and perfectly regular spiral groove from top to bottom, an inch or more deep, and four or five inches wide, as you would groove a walking-stick.
You can even detect a water-bug (Gyrinus) ceaselessly progressing over the smooth surface a quarter of a mile off; for they furrow the water slightly, making a conspicuous ripple bounded by two diverging lines, but the skaters glide over it without rippling it perceptibly.
She was sitting in a conspicuous place and talking to him like a grown-up lady.
Of a fourth opinion the most conspicuous representative was the Tsarevich, who could not forget his disillusionment at Austerlitz, where he had ridden out at the head of the Guards, in his casque and cavalry uniform as to a review, expecting to crush the French gallantly; but unexpectedly finding himself in the front line had narrowly escaped amid the general confusion.