It was the piercing screech of a siren.
His piercing gaze made her feel slightly ill.
Piercing mandibles, retracted within the head-capsule.
A light shined in her face, and she twisted, fear piercing her misery.
His cold gaze was piercing, his frame tense despite her touch.
His snow cloud-colored eyes were piercing, his muscular frame making her warm from the inside out.
"Forward, lads!" he shouted in a voice piercing as a child's.
Their eyes met for a moment... piercing blue eyes meeting startled green eyes in a battle of nerve.
Xander's piercing gaze was on the Original Other.
With a low brow and piercing gaze, gravelly voice, a perfectly sculpted body and rugged features, Gabriel was the sexiest man she'd ever seen.
His piercing gaze lifted to her face and the hair rose on the back of her neck.
Deidre felt the pain again, the one without a physical source but which she felt as if a knife was piercing her soul.
His gaze was piercing, as if he tried to see the demon inside of her.
She never thought much of their black clad, piercing-decorated vampire girlfriends and couldn't help being irked that Jonny had told his friend her biggest secret!
Chiseled to perfection, covered in olive-hued skin, with a low brow, piercing gaze and strong jaw …His nearness made her feel hot.
The man stepped out and those piercing blue eyes questioned her silently from under furrowed bows.
A'Ran straightened, his piercing gaze on her.
When the sieve-tube has ceased to function and the protoplasm, slime strings, and callose have disappeared, the perforations through which the slime strings passed are left as relatively large holes, easily visible in some cases with low powers of the microscope, piercing the sieve.plate.
It is now held that the parasite enters the blood of man through the piercing mouth-parts at the time of biting.
In insects whose mouths are adapted for sucking and piercing, remarkable modifications may occur.
His piercing gaze held hers for a moment, and then his expression softened ever so slightly.
He fixed a piercing gaze on her.
A rifle cracked, piercing the silence with deadly import.
The piercing was completed in Nov.
Next the larvae make their way into the connective tissue in the pro-thorax, and ultimately bore a channel into the base of the piercing apparatus and come to rest between the hypopharynx and the labium.
Piercing jaws modified and reduced, a tubular, protrusible suckingtrunk being developed; mouth with hooks.
The Hemiptera, with their piercing mandibles and first maxillae and with their second maxillae fused to form a jointed beak, stand far apart from them.
This order can be traced with certainty back to the early Jurassic epoch, while the Permian fossil Eugereon, and the living order - specially modified in many respects - of the Thysanoptera indicate steps by which the aberrant suctorial and piercing mouth of the Hemiptera may have been developed from the biting mouth of primitive Isopteroids, by the elongation of some parts and the suppression of others.
Suddenly a fresh sound, a piercing feminine scream, reverberated from the porch and the cook came running into the vestibule.
He swirled the coffee in his cup and lifted that piercing gaze to her face.
No part of his stance or piercing look was welcoming and yet, she felt the urge to cross to him.
Tall and slender, the woman's eyes were piercing, her dark hair and pale features setting off the green of her eyes even more.
After four steps, she felt them and grimaced, a rough edge piercing one finger.
The actual piercing organs are the mandibles, while the upper lip or labrum forms a sucking tube.
The maxillae are not piercing organs, and their function is to protect the mandibles and labrum and separate the hairs or feathers of the host.
This work struck de Lesseps's imagination, and gave him the idea of piercing the African isthmus.
In height, the slim legs, the large turned-in feet, the shrill piercing voice; but almost every one will remember, from Croker's Boswell, Colman's account of the great historian " tapping his snuff-box, smirking and smiling, and rounding his periods " from that mellifluous mouth.
The other structural characters of the Order may be briefly summarized as: - mouth-parts adapted for piercing and sucking, or for suction alone, and consisting of a proboscis formed of the labium, and enclosing modifications of the other usual parts of the mouth, some of which, however, may be wanting; a thorax fused into a single mass; and legs with five-jointed tarsi.
Even to the present day the legend has 1 It is probable that the story of the piercing of his feet is a subsequent invention to explain the name, or is due to a false etymology (from oih&o), 01St rovs in reality meaning the "wise" (from oTSa), chiefly in reference to his having solved the riddle, the syllable - irovs having no significance.
For piercing-mouthed pests like Aphides no wash is of use unless it contains a basis of soft soap. This softsoap wash kills by contact, and may be prepared in the following way: - Dissolve 6 to 8 lb of the best soft soap in boiling soft water and while still hot (but of course taken off the fire) add 1 gallon of questions involved, under their own headings.
Mandibles rarely present, adapted for piercing; first maxillae with palps; second maxillae forming with hypopharynx a suctorial proboscis.
But the wolf jumped up more quickly than anyone could have expected and, gnashing her teeth, flew at the yellowish borzoi, which, with a piercing yelp, fell with its head on the ground, bleeding from a gash in its side.
The cart was loaded high, and at the very top, beside a child's chair with its legs in the air, sat a peasant woman uttering piercing and desperate shrieks.
Pull up, I tell you! he cried in a piercing voice, and again shouted something breathlessly with emphatic intonations and gestures.
His jaw clenched, his piercing gaze making her want to crawl back into his arms.
Despite the piercing gaze she'd never quite gotten used to, she stepped past Jetr and looked up at her mate, taking him in breathlessly once again.
The last memory each held involved a man with eyes piercing and black as the night sky.
Her breathing was hard, his body heat piercing her clothes.
He fought hard and fast, disturbed by an image of the woman with the piercing eyes being snapped up by a trap in the field.
Jessi looked at him again, taking in the thick form and gaze so direct and piercing, it was almost hostile.
According to Hinds they feed chiefly on the green tissues, which " are punctured by the piercing mouth-parts and the sap withdrawn by suction.
They breathe by piercing the surface film with the tail, where a pair of spiracles are situated.
QUATREFOIL, in Gothic architecture, the piercing of tracery in a window or balustrade with small semicircular openings known as "foils"; the intersection of these foils is termed the cusp.
But there are several subfamilies of ants whose females have the lancets of the sting useless for piercing, although the poison-glands are functional, their secretion being ejected by the insect, when occasion may arise, from the greatly enlarged reservoir, the reduced sting acting as a squirt.
"Let her marry, it's all the same to me!" he screamed in the same piercing tone as when parting from his son.
How does God above look at them and hear them? exclaimed Prince Andrew in a shrill, piercing voice.
Her gaze took in his masculine chin, the square cut lower lip and the piercing blue eyes - only right now they weren't piercing.
His piercing gaze went to her, and she felt compelled to answer him.
The sight of Darkyn's lean frame was enough for her blood to heat before his piercing gaze caught hers from across the room.
At his silence, Darkyn moved closer, his dark eyes piercing and the growl in his chest audible.
Piercing eyes leveled on her, but she could read nothing in them, especially not what he thought of her.
With piercing war cries, two forms broke from the horde before her.
He was too surprised to speak, just stared at her through piercing green eyes.
After he had gone Pierre continued pacing up and down the room for a long time, no longer piercing an imaginary foe with his imaginary sword, but smiling at the remembrance of that pleasant, intelligent, and resolute young man.
In piercing the Sierra Morena it forms a series of foaming rapids, and only begins to be navigable at Mertola, 42 m.
In connexion with the operation of the Comstock mines was built (in 1869-1879) the Sutro Tunnel, named in honour of its engineer, Adolph Sutro (1830-1898), piercing the mountain horizontally far below the mouth of the mines, and at a distance of nearly 4 m.
He leaned back in his chair again and stretched his legs out, his piercing gaze sorting through the secrets of her mind.