Mary strode down the path toward them, a hand shielding the sun from her eyes.
Though she wasn't hungry, she drank, exploring the black curtain shielding his memories as she did.
She made her way back and circled the screaming pillar, shielding her eyes against its brightness.
She struggled to mount behind one of the guards shielding her, when an attacker's blow landed solidly against his horse's flank.
VI.), Niobe shielding her youngest daughter.
Since p can never be infinite, complete shielding is not possible.
When Denisov had come to Pokrovsk at the beginning of his operations and had as usual summoned the village elder and asked him what he knew about the French, the elder, as though shielding himself, had replied, as all village elders did, that he had neither seen nor heard anything of them.
As he joined her they squinted into the heat waves, shielding their eyes against the bright sun - trying to discern something of the shadows below the plume.
The sepals are generally of a greenish colour; their function is mainly protective, shielding the more delicate internal organs before the flower opens.
Hagen easily persuades the weak Gunther that the supposed insult to his honour can only be wiped out in Siegfried's blood; he worms the secret of the hero's vulnerable spot out of Kriemhild, on pretence of shielding him from harm (Avent.
If a hollow sphere 7 of which the outer radius is R and the inner radius r is placed in a uniform field Ho, the field inside will also be uniform and in the same direction as Ho, and its value will be approximately 3 i - R 3 For a cylinder placed with its axis at right angles to the lines of force, 2 = Ho (41) 2 +4(-2)(i - R2) These expressions show that the thicker the screen and the greater its permeability o, the more effectual will be the shielding action.