The ax blade went about an inch into the wood.
She gripped it, vision blurred and balance precarious atop the four-inch heels.
Not that it mattered, but she'd need five inch heels to catch the gaze of someone as sexy as Gabriel.
The operator actuates a typewriter form of perforator which punches varying groups of holes, representing the different characters, in a paper strip about one inch wide.
Shadows danced in tune with a slight breeze from the inch of open window and a sentinel pine tree beyond.
Every inch of her was firm from working outside, and the tan simply put a finishing touch to all of it.
The Black God was bristling with checked power that made her inch away from him.
Before the door could open more than an inch, a large honey-hued hand planted on it and pushed it closed.
All the comforts of home, except behind the rich brocade fabric walls stood twenty-four inches of rebar reinforced concrete and the door consisted of eight-inch diameter solid steel bars.
Six inch high strappy heels adorned her feet.
Dean boiled every inch of the remaining trip to Montrose.
It might save them both, since every inch of her being wanted to scream at him to stop.
In World War I, in the Battle of the Somme, were over a million casualties, and the action advanced the Allied line just seven miles, or about two deaths for every inch of ground.
Our Emperor joined the army to encourage it to defend every inch of Russian soil and not to retreat.
He's an inch away from wringing my neck, Sofia said, following.
Lydia was not as tall as Jennifer Radisson, but only by an inch or two.
"You are this close from me kissing you," he said and held up his index finger and thumb an inch apart.
If she stepped just an inch closer, she.d feel his body heat.
Kiera stared at him, struggling to focus on his face when all she wanted to do was study every inch of his perfect body.
As she moved around the cabin opening windows, she examined every inch of the floor for possible entry routes a snake might utilize.
"We just have to survive the week, and I'm out of your hair," she added nervously, trying not to inch away.
The man who tore people in two had been beyond gentle with her, savoring every inch of her body, as if he was trying to memorize everything about her.
Anything shallower than a half-inch bas-relief is a blank to her, so far as it expresses an idea of beauty.
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.
He didn't move an inch, but said, All right, take it easy.
He gripped her waist with his hands, preventing her from getting an inch closer or further away.
His chocolate gaze was fixed on her face, exploring every inch of it.
Every inch of him was delightful.
Excuse me, but isn't that your land and don't you know every inch of it?
She thought she knew every inch of her place, but she'd never examined it from this angle before.
How had he not severed an artery or killed her with those four inch incisors?
P. 203) noticed that a single electric spark about an inch long thrown on to a circuit of wire in an upper room could magnetize steel needles included in a parallel circuit of wire placed in a cellar 30 ft.
The coils of the electromagnets are differentially wound with silk-covered wire, 4 mils (= 004 inch) in diameter, to a total resistance of 400 ohms. This differential winding enables the instrument to be used for " duplex " working, but the connexions of the wires to the terminal screws are such that the relay can be used for ordinary single working.
In the Murray system the messages are first prepared in the form of a strip of perforated paper about half an inch wide.
The subjection of the core to a hydraulic pressure of four tons to the square inch and an electric pressure of 5000 volts from an alternating-current transformer has been adopted, by one manufacturer at least, to secure the detection of masked faults which might develop themselves after submergence.
The adult worm, which is of extremely minute size, the male being only Fi l sth and the female s of an inch in length inhabits the alimentary canal of man and many other carnivorous mammalia; the young bore their way into the tissues and become encysted in the muscles - within the muscle-bundles according to Leuckart, but in the connective tissue between them according to Chatin and others.
To the inch, was compiled by A.
In the case of the great grey kangaroo, for instance, the period of gestation is less than forty days, and the newly-born embryo, which is blind, naked, and unable to use its bud-like limbs, is little more than an inch in length.
The automatic inlet of cold water to the hot water system from the main house tank or other source is controlled by a ball valve, which is so fixed as to allow the water to rise no more than an inch above the bottom of the tank, thus leaving the remainder of the space clear for expansion.
This corresponds, in the Cape instrument, with an excess of the diameters of the holes over those of the cylinders of about i,*mth of an inch - a quantity so small as to imply good workmanship, though it involves a systematic error which is very much larger than the probable error of a single determination of the coincidence point.
The pitch of the screw is the same as that of the measuring screw (50 threads to the inch), and its motion can be limited by a stop to half a revolution.
With a power of 460 the scale was a quarter of an inch for every second.