She glanced around, noting several objects covered with cloths, as well as a box that sat on a table beside the door.
She tiptoed over to one of the cloth-covered objects, keeping a wary eye on the door, and carefully lifted the cloth.
There were three metal objects with dials and switches; machines I'll call them, from which the wires ran.
When two objects have different charges a field exists between them.
Objects attract if their charges are different or repel if they are the same.
Her gift of changing or transforming objects into others should've turned him to stone.
It's the same thing you do to change an object into another, only normal objects have far less energy to control.
It was as if small objects had been buried in the ground, and their weak magic was muffled.
The sound of thrown objects, yells, and stomps were followed by Ginger Dawkins's terse announcement that she was moving to the Beaumont, alone, thank you.
As she retreated to the safety of her quarters, her gaze was caught by the objects sitting on her bed: a fat sketchbook and pack of drawing pencils.
While she tried to keep close to objects that might provide some sort of cover if attacked, she chose the fastest route possible.
Oh, I'll probably leave them up until the weather starts to get cold - unless someone objects, of course.
She was also able to turn objects into something else, a rare talent.
Its three main objects, the peace of Christendom, the crusade and the reform of the church, could be secured only by general agreement among the powers, and Leo or the council failed to secure such agreement.
St Elmo's Fire.-Luminous discharges from masts, lightning conductors, and other pointed objects are not very infrequent, especially during thunderstorms. On the Sonnblick, where the phenomenon is common, Elster and Geitel (87) have found St Elmo's fire to answer to a discharge sometimes of positive sometimes of negative electricity.
There was also a court of justice called the court of the Prytaneum; all that is known of this court is that it tried murderers who could not be found, and inanimate objects which had caused death.
Three years later, Girolamo Fracastoro theorized that disease is caused by objects that can be transmitted from person to person by both direct and indirect contact.
The nanite-painted objects will do this job better than anything we have now because when you work with things at the molecular level, you get a lot more surface area to collect energy.
Robots can manipulate matter smaller than we can even see, and robots can effortlessly manipulate objects that weigh many tons.
Dr. Bell went everywhere with us and in his own delightful way described to me the objects of greatest interest.
Part of her experience of the rhythm of music comes, no doubt, from the vibration of solid objects which she is touching: the floor, or, what is more evident, the case of the piano, on which her hand rests.
He pasted raised labels on objects and made her fit the labels to the objects and the objects to the labels.
Before we can adorn our houses with beautiful objects the walls must be stripped, and our lives must be stripped, and beautiful housekeeping and beautiful living be laid for a foundation: now, a taste for the beautiful is most cultivated out of doors, where there is no house and no housekeeper.
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do.
It was worth the while to see the sun shine on these things, and hear the free wind blow on them; so much more interesting most familiar objects look out of doors than in the house.
The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.
Of the three objects mentioned by the Rhetor, this last, that of improving mankind, especially appealed to Pierre.
How much more complex than this is the game of war, which occurs under certain limits of time, and where it is not one will that manipulates lifeless objects, but everything results from innumerable conflicts of various wills!