To the bison of the prairie it is a few inches of palatable grass, with water to drink; unless he seeks the Shelter of the forest or the mountain's shadow.
A trench was dug three and a half feet wide, four feet eight inches deep, and eight feet long.
There must be a good twelve inches on the ground already.
A carny worker was bending over me, only inches away, saying something over and over again.
Selyn peeked out from the two inches she'd opened the door, her dark eyes identical to her father's.
When the work was finished, the old fishing boat looked rather odd, with a paddle wheel on each side which dipped just a few inches into the water.
Damian's silver-white hair was braided down his back, his thick body causing him to sink two inches into the mud.
He shifted forward, gripping her forearms in a way that brought their faces inches apart.
A ray of light is directed upon the mirror, and the motion of the latter, due to the varying strengths and direction of the received currents, is made to write the transmitted signals upon a strip of bromide photographic paper about three inches wide.
He showed his badge, inches from the man's face.
The stones were sunk in the sand now, covered by a couple inches of water.
Helen's head measures twenty and one-half inches, and mine measures twenty-one and one-half inches.
They stood that way, inches apart, for a few moments.
Their faces were inches away, his fingers tracing a line of warm electricity down her jaw.
Her file --two inches thick --was yet more proof that the world that seemed foreign to her really wasn't.
Edith Shipton's rental car, blanketed in six inches of fresh snow, remained out front.
When his kiss ended, she whispered softly only inches from his lips.
The tip of the towel snapped sharply only inches from his shoulder and she gasped at her accuracy.
He tried to look away but I turned him by the shoulders and until our faces were inches apart.
Before she could say a word, Lydia too stood up and looked down on Cynthia, who was ten inches shorter.
What had appeared to be a thick, gold, hard band of about three inches in width had molded around her arm and felt no heavier than the clothing she wore.
A typical year saw four hundred inches of snow fall atop Red Mountain, a hundred and seventy-five inches in Ouray, and perhaps a foot in Montrose, all within fifty miles.
He informed Dean the climbers, who were due to check out later, had left for the ice park, grumbling at the heavy accumulation of snow which was abating to a last-ditch flurry after depositing thirty inches of fluffy white.
Martha, although half her age, was taller by two inches than the elfin Franny.
Shipton flailed out at him with his ax, missing his head by inches as Dean leaned sideways and frantically fumbled with his line to drop again.
At six feet, two inches tall, with a slim, athletic build, he moved with the grace of a dancer.
Gabriel brought his face to within inches of Jackson's.
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.
Jackson deflected her foot inches away from its mark.
Her feet literally inches from the floor, she could do nothing but endure his onslaught.
The man inches from her fired into the melee, along with the laser guns of several more.
Among European forms, some tadpoles of Pelobates attain a length of seven inches, the body being of the size of a hen's egg.
The official figures in inches for the station at Port Blair, which is situated in by far the driest part of the settlement, were: - A tidal observatory has also been maintained at Port Blair since 1880.
He constructed one form of his coherer of a glass tube a few inches long filled with iron borings or brass filings, having contact plates or pins at the end.
"His body was compact and strong, his stature under six foot (I believe about two inches), his head so shaped as you might see it a storehouse and a shop both of a vast treasury of natural parts."
The first to attempt to define pitch would seem to have been Arnold Schlick (Musica ausgeteutscht and ausgezogen, Heidelberg, 1 511), who gives a measure, a line of 4s Rhenish inches, which, he says, multiplied sixteen times, should be the lowest F of a small organ.
He stopped with inches to spare.
Their profiles were inches apart, her hands pinned at her head.
His face inches away, the expanse of his chest so close … "Boundary."
The judo pants rode low enough on his hips to tease her imagination of what lay just a couple inches below the seam.
His face six inches away, he was gazing at her with a strange light in his eyes, but it wasn't the glow that caught her attention.
This time the ax sank about four inches into the wood - in another spot.