Carmen regained control of her gaping jaw.
There was nothing but a gaping chasm where the temple had been.
And then the car slowly tilted toward the gaping canyon below.
Pinnidae.-Shell elongated, truncated and gaping posteriorly.
While the crow-flies distance across the gaping gorge was only a half-mile, Dean was at least twenty minutes away in driving time.
Cynthia, trailing a few steps behind, bumped into him as they stopped and stared at the gaping opening.
It often yawns when disturbed in the daytime, gaping its mandibles in a very grotesque manner.
She scrambled to her feet, gaping at the tall figure in the doorway.
Katie didn't reply, gaping at a woman in her sixties with enough diamonds to reverse world hunger.
Shell gaping, with a pallial sinus.
Felipa ushered the gaping children down the hall to their rooms.
The mine was sealed, a new metal door and padlock in place where the gaping opening had welcomed the Deans two days before.
The rocket had exploded as it landed on the floor, leaving a gaping hole.
This opening in a uterus which has never been pregnant is a narrow transverse slit, rarely a circular aperture, but in those uteri in which pregnancy has occurred the slit is much wider and its lips are thickened and gaping and often scarred.
Witnessing the gaping hole to the shadow world form in the middle of the real world was unsettling.
The tower was in pieces, the building at its base a gaping crater.
Historically it is null; logically it is full of gaping flaws, practically its manipulations of the volonte de tous and the volonte generale are clearly insufficient to obviate anarchy.
With gaping mouth.
- Shell thin, gaping widely at the posterior end; anterior adductor much reduced; mantle extensively closed; siphons long, united.
Limnocardiidae.-Siphons very long, united throughout; shell gaping; two adductors; brackish waters.
A kind of plover, Pluvianus aegyptius, often sits upon basking crocodiles, and, since the latter often rest with gaping mouth, it is possible that these agile birds do pick the reptiles' teeth in search of parasites.
(2) View from the ventral surface of an Anodon with its foot expanded and issuing from between the gaping shells.
Galeommidae.-Mantle reflected over shell; shell thin, gaping; adductors much reduced.
- Siphons united for the greater part of their length, and with a circlet of tentacles near their extremities; foot reduced; shell gaping; ligament internal.
- Elongated burrowing forms; foot cylindrical, powerful, without byssus; shell long, truncated and gaping at each end.
Kali, on the other hand, the most terrible of the goddess's forms, has a special service performed to her, at the Kali-puja, during the darkest night of the succeeding month; when she is represented as a naked black woman, four-armed, wearing a garland of heads of giants slain by her, and a string of skulls round her neck, dancing on the breast of her husband (Mahakala), with gaping mouth and protruding tongue; and when she has to be propitiated by the slaughter of goats, sheep and buffaloes.
The genital papilla of the female acquires a great development during the breeding season and becomes produced into a tube nearly as long as the fish itself; this acts as an ovipositor by means of which the comparatively few and large eggs (3 millimetres in diameter) are introduced through the gaping valves between the branchiae of pond mussels (Unio and Anodonta), where, after being inseminated, they undergo their development, the fry leaving their host about a month later.