On the other hand, the ligament h acts upon the short arm formed by the umbonal ridge of the shells; whenever the adductors relax, the elastic substance of the ligament contracts, and the shells gape.
You've accompanied me there on the few days I've gotten to relax over the past few years.
Later events have shown that a mother country must have supreme authority, or must relax the tie with self-governing colonies merely into a close alliance.
Another, without looking round, as though fearing to relax, shouted with his mouth wide open and passed on.
That quiet walk home was her chance to relax - that and a good book.
We collect the money, the customer gets to relax, enjoy this gorgeous mountain scenery and eat your fresh blueberry muffins.
Her body began to relax as he held her tightly.
"Hey, pretend it hasn't been five years since you've gotten laid, Jessi, and relax," Toni taunted.
After a minute the muscles relax, and the patient sinks back exhausted, consciousness being preserved throughout.
Never for one moment did William lose heart or relax his efforts and vigilance; he felt that with the two maritime provinces secure the national cause need not be despaired of.
A little later, when the rush and heat of achievement relax, we can begin to expect the appearance of grand men to celebrate in glorious poetry and prose the deeds and triumphs of the last few centuries.
She didn't relax until they emerged onto the street, away from the Guardian.
She sank to a bench and sipped on her coffee, letting its warmth invaded her body and relax her stiff muscles.
Primary a Austenite 'Molten Metal ' usually to between 200° and 300° C., so as to relax the molecular rigidity and thereby to allow the arrested transformation to go on a little farther, shifting a little of the 0-iron over into the a state.
The whole tendency of the Reformation had The Ref or- been to relax the bonds which united the various znaaon elements of the state to each other and to their head.
Great power was given to the administrative authorities to relax the application of these laws in special cases and special trades.
The old courtier Maurepas, jealous of Turgot and desirous of remaining a minister himself, refrained from defending his colleague; and when Turgot, who never knew how to give in, spoke of establishing assemblies of freeholders in the communes and the provinces, in order to relax the tension of over-centralization, Louis XVI., who never dared to pass from sentiment to action, sacrificed his minister to the rancour of the queen, as he had already sacrificed Malesherbes (1776).
She knew better than to relax around her father, whose hand was likely to fly at the drop of a hat.
Perfect. Let's sit down and relax for a bit before we change.
He closed his eyes and felt his muscles relax at the soothing routine.
Being with someone who seemed normal helped her relax, though she wasn't able to forget he had something to do with Xander.
"Relax. You aren't going anywhere," he said.
"I know something that can help you relax," Xander said as he closed the door.
Yet he did not relax his laborious habits nor his ardent outlook on human affairs.
This would be a good place to come to relax, though - when the weather warmed.
"Relax, Gabe," Fate said with a smile.
Bill is going to come over tonight and do the chores so we can have the evening to relax and talk together.
Among the marks of the second half of the 17th century was growing material prosperity, and there were those who thought their fellows unduly willing to relax church tests of fellowship when good trade was in question.
The Protestant princes declared that they had no intention of depriving the bishops of their jurisdiction, but this one thing only is requested of them, " that they would suffer the gospel to be purely taught, and would relax a few observances in which we cannot adhere without sin."
Early had been nearer to the immediate success than Lee had been in 1862 and 1863, but he had failed utterly to relax Grant's hold on Petersburg, which was becoming daily more crushing.
He, and his successor, Vice-President Gomez Farias (1833), assailed the exemption of the clergy and of military officers from the jurisdiction of the civil courts, and the latter attempted to laicize higher education and to relax monastic bonds.