Shell conical without spire.
"Nothing... only a shell..." he answered.
Later, Dean heard the movement of the mortuary men coming for Edith—the hushed conversation and the bumping and thumping as the lifeless shell of this troubled woman was bagged and forever removed from Bird Song.
This was Darian, not the shell of a man whose mind was stuck somewhere else.
Grisea is greyish in tint and produces a spherical egg with a spiky shell, which also is dropped into the mud.
Damian's brother was somewhere inside the scarred shell of a man before him.
Or, papa got an answer to his newspaper ad and saved a shotgun shell by doing the bashing himself.
Fascinated by the cool, smooth texture of its shell, she bumped into the counter.
Your tent has to protect against wind, water and snow to maintain a warm and dry climate inside.
Cade was slowly emerging from his shell, but the cat was still as wild as ever.
- Colony of Hydractinia echinata, growthemselves; or, ing on the Shell of a Whelk.
The upper, wide opening of the duct is attached by elastic, peritoneal lamellae to the hinder margin of the left lung; the middle portion of the duct is glandular and thick-walled, for the deposition of the albumen; it is connected by a short, constricted " isthmus " (where the shell-membrane is formed) with a dilated " uterus " in which the egg receives its calcareous shell and eventual pigmentation.
In a dextral Gastropod the shell is coiled in a right-handed spiral from apex to mouth, and the spiral also projects to the right of the median plane of the animal.
Lankester in the ninth edition of this work attributed it to the pressure of the shell and visceral hump towards the right side.
Neither the rotation of the shell as a whole nor its helicoid spiral coiling is the immediate cause of the torsion of the body in the individual, for the direction of the torsion is indicated in the segmentation of the ovum, in which there is a complete A B From Lankester's Treatise on Zoology.
Trochus, shell umbilicated, spire pointed and prominent, British.
In some forms the coiling disappears in the adult, leaving the shell simply conical as in Patellidae, Fissurellidae, &c., and in some cases the shell is coiled in one plane, e.g.
But a man has no more to do with the style of architecture of his house than a tortoise with that of its shell: nor need the soldier be so idle as to try to paint the precise color of his virtue on his standard.
In Hydra viridis the polyp is of a green colour and produces a spherical egg with a smooth shell which is dropped into the mud.
CALIPASH and Calipee (possibly connected with carapace, the upper shell of a turtle), the gelatinous substances in the upper and lower shells, respectively, of the turtle, the calipash being of a dull greenish and the calipee of a light yellow colour.
Not far from the scene of this conflict stands Balquhain Castle, a seat of the Leslies, now a mere shell, which was occupied by Queen Mary in September 1562 before the fight at Corrichie between her forces, led by the earl of Moray, and those of the earl of Huntly.
The shell heaps found on the coasts and elsewhere dispose of the theory that New Zealand was uninhabited or practically so six centuries back.
A nearer view will reveal the rich chestnut of the mantle and upper wing-coverts, and the combination of colours thus exhibited suggests the term "tortoise-shell" often applied to it - the quill-feathers being mostly of a dark brown and its lower parts pure white.
It has a royal shell factory, calico-printing mills, lignite mines, stone quarries and pottery and tobacco factories.
There are large prehistoric shell-mounds at Indian Hill, about 20 m.
In John Houghton's Collections on Husbandry and Trade, a periodical work begun in 1681, there is one of the earliest notices of turnips being eaten by sheep:" Some in Essex have their fallow after turnips, which feed their sheep in winter, by which means the turnips are scooped, and so made capable to hold dews and rain water, which, by corrupting,; _ mbibes the nitre of the air, and when the shell breaks it runs about and fertilizes.
Movement flexure is also produced by the coiling of the visceral sac and shell; primitively the latter was bowl-shaped; but the ventral flexure, which brings together the two extremities of the digestive tube, gives the visceral sac the outline of a more or less acute cone.
The shell is represented as fixed, while the head and foot rotate from left to right.
In reality the head and foot are fixed and the shell rotates from right to left.
When the shell is sinistral the asymmetry of the organs is usually reversed, and there is a complete situs inversus viscerum, the direction of the spiral of the shell corresponding to the position of the organs of the body.
He referred also to the nautiloid shell of the larva falling to one side.
Rvg, Primarily right(subsequently the shell the spire comes to project on the right side, which was originally the left.
Burr.- p T 9 pl.y ped.g: reversal of the cleavage planes in sinistral as compared with dextral forms. The facts, however, strongly suggest that the original cause of the torsion was the weight of the exogastric shell and visceral hump, which in an animal creeping on its ventral surface necessarily fell over to one side.
- The Common Limpet (Patella vulgata) in its shell, seen from the pedal surface.
De- nt generation of the shell occurs in some members of the order.
- Dorsal surface of the Limpet removed from its shell and deprived of its black pigmented epithelium; the internal organs are seen through the transparent body-wall.
When the shell is taken away (best effected by immersion in hot water) the surface of the visceral dome is found to be covered by a black-coloured epithelium, which may be removed, enabling the observer to note the posi.
Spire of shell much reduced; two bipectinate ctenidia, the right being the smaller; no operculum.
Puncturella, mantle and shell with a foramen in front of the apex, British.
Shell conical, symmetrical, without slit or perforation.
Shell spirally coiled; a single ctenidium; eyes perforated; a horny operculum; lobes between the tentacles.
After I had learned a great many interesting things about the life and habits of the children of the sea--how in the midst of dashing waves the little polyps build the beautiful coral isles of the Pacific, and the foraminifera have made the chalk-hills of many a land--my teacher read me "The Chambered Nautilus," and showed me that the shell-building process of the mollusks is symbolical of the development of the mind.
I let her hold a shell in her hand, and feel the chicken "chip, chip."
What reasonable man ever supposed that ornaments were something outward and in the skin merely--that the tortoise got his spotted shell, or the shell-fish its mother-o'-pearl tints, by such a contract as the inhabitants of Broadway their Trinity Church?
"A live one!" shouted a man as a whistling shell approached.
To the infantry! added another with loud laughter, seeing the shell fly past and fall into the ranks of the supports.
Another time, general attention was attracted by a small brown dog, coming heaven knows whence, which trotted in a preoccupied manner in front of the ranks with tail stiffly erect till suddenly a shell fell close by, when it yelped, tucked its tail between its legs, and darted aside.
"Look out!" came a frightened cry from a soldier and, like a bird whirring in rapid flight and alighting on the ground, a shell dropped with little noise within two steps of Prince Andrew and close to the battalion commander's horse.
The smoking shell spun like a top between him and the prostrate adjutant, near a wormwood plant between the field and the meadow.
"And I have known so many cases of a splinter wound" (the Gazette said it was a shell) "either proving fatal at once or being very slight," continued Nicholas.
He had felt it for the first time when the shell spun like a top before him, and he looked at the fallow field, the bushes, and the sky, and knew that he was face to face with death.
Darian had been a shell of a man when Sofi found him several months ago.
A third colour-phase, the "erythristic" or red, is represented by the sandy cat, the female of which takes the form of the "tortoise-shell," characterized, curiously enough, by the colour being a blend of black, white, and sandy.
In Queensland waters there are about 300 vessels, and on the Western Australian coast about 450 licensed craft engaged in the industry, the annual value of pearl-shell and pearls raised being nearly half a million sterling.
The best soils are in the west section, where limestone clays or shell marls are common.
The tower of Notre Dame, dating from 1180, is a landmark across the dunes, and the church behind it, although a shell, merits inspection.
The envelope is double, consisting of an external chitinous stratified shell, and an internal thin elastic membrane.
F usca, but differing from the three other species in being of separate sexes, and in producing a spherical egg with a knobby shell, which is attached like that of H.
The Acephala, or Lamellibranchiata, are commonly known as bivalve shell-fish.
It is not certain that the projection of the spire to the originally left side of the shell has anything to do with the falling over of the shell to that side.
The muscular columns (c) attaching the foot to the shell form a ring incomplete in front, external to which is the free mantleskirt.
Shell spiral; mantle and shell with an anterior fissure; two ctenidia; a horny operculum.
Shell spiral; mantle and shell with an anterior fissure; two ctenidia; a horny operculum.
It took them another thirty minutes or so to find the burned out shell of the car.