Dean slammed on his brakes, causing Vinnie to whack his head on the underside of the dash.
At once, he felt the brush of her soft curls against the underside of his chin and smelled her amber-vanilla.
Their stomata are frequently not limited to the underside of the leaves, but may occur scattered all over the epidermal surface.
Muller), Scourfield has shown how it is adapted for movement back downwards in the water along the underside of the surface film, which to many small crustaceans is a dangerously disabling trap. (b) Bosminidae.
He listened for the siren but heard only his Jeep, and twice, the scrapes of his underside as he bottomed out on protruding stone.
Hannah saw nothing but the gilded world around her; she had no idea about the dark underside to the Immortal world.
This hammer is arranged so that when the armature vibrates it gives little blows to the underside of the tube and shakes up the filings.
Passing back from the centre of the web to the underside of an adjoining leaf or some other sheltered spot runs a single thread, the trap line affording passage to the spider to and from the sheltered spot and the snare itself.
A car is suspended from the bridge, carried by a trolley running on the underside of the stiffening girders, the car being FIG.
Amongst the orbweavers of the family Argyopidae there are species belonging to the genera Cyclosa and Cyrtophora which closely resemble small snail-like gastropods as they cling to the underside of leaves with their legs drawn up. Other members of the same family - like Araneus coccinella, and Paraplectana thorntoni- imitate beetles of the family Coccinellidae which are known to be distasteful; and certain genera of the family Salticidae (Homalattus and Rhanis) closely resemble small hard-shelled beetles.
The eggs after being laid are carried about by the mother, adhering in a glutinous mass to the underside of the abdomen.
In some species young examples have been met with in which the nema ends above in a small membranous disk, which has been interpreted as an organ of attachment to the underside of floating bodies, probably sea weeds, from which the young polypary hung suspended.
The Graptoloidea have also been regarded by some as benthonic organisms. A more prevalent view, however, is that the majority were pseudo-planktonic or drifting colonies, hanging from the underside of floating seaweeds; their polyparies being each .suspended by the nema in the earliest stages of growth, and, in later stages, some by the nemacaulus, while others became adherent above by means of a central disk or by parts of their dorsal walls.