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  • Both it and the arch are built of Istrian stone.

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  • Vera was saying with an arch smile.

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  • At the entrance to the latter the senate erected, in his honour, a triumphal arch which is still extant - a fine simple monument with a single opening.

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  • Surprisingly, Fred O'Connor, arch fan of any hint of mystery, remained uninterested in the Donald Ryland-Edith Shipton-Jerome Shipton triangle.

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  • Surprisingly, Fred O'Connor, arch fan of any hint of mystery, remained uninterested in the Donald Ryland-Edith Shipton-Jerome Shipton triangle.

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  • Another vision, one of the Arch through the branches of a tree.

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  • She'd almost crossed the threshold where she was his; he felt her body start to arch under the sensations.

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  • "I'm actually learning from him, Sirian," was Rissa's arch response.

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  • She reached the top of the stairs and stared at a similar scene leading past the Arch and all the way up the park toward the city.

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  • As the whip continued and reached the peak of its arch, he let it fall again, whipping more grass with the other side of the blade.

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  • He swung the car off the road and under an arch that read "Ambrosia Acres."

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  • If you visit Rome and make your way to the Forum, nearby you will see the Arch of Titus.

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  • Though still arch, his tone had softened enough to show her he wasn't unaffected by her genuine words.

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  • Though still arch, his tone had softened enough to show her he wasn't unaffected by her genuine words.

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  • I killed over a hundred of Sasha's creatures at the Arch with only a fraction of my power.

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  • unveiled a fine memorial arch commemorating Royal Engineers who fell in the South African War.

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  • SPANDRIL, or Spandrel (formerly splaundrel, a word of unknown origin), in architecture, the space between any arch or curved brace and the level label, beams, &c., over the same.

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  • The arch not only celebrates this military victory, it points out that it was profitable.

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  • The "Marble Arch" cave near Florencecourt, with its emerging river, is a characteristic example of the subterranean waterways in the limestone.

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  • One of the gates is formed by the quadrifrontal arch of Caracalla, a rare form of construction.

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  • The church of St Lawrence has Norman portions, and an arch and window apparently of pre-Conquest date.

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  • The Lap- surface of the North American arch is sagged down- worth's wards in the middle into a central depression which fold= lies between two long marginal plateaus, and these theory.

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  • Once it chanced that I stood in the very abutment of a rainbow's arch, which filled the lower stratum of the atmosphere, tinging the grass and leaves around, and dazzling me as if I looked through colored crystal.

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  • Stanton, and a beautiful memorial arch (with sculpture by H.

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  • Pierre well knew this large room divided by columns and an arch, its walls hung round with Persian carpets.

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  • A trench was first excavated to the proper depth, then the side walls and arched roof of brick were put in place, earth was filled in behind and over the arch, and the surface of the ground restored, either by paving where streets were followed, or by actually being built over with houses where the lines passed under private property.

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  • She sat on the river bank across from a series of wide, large steps leading up a hill to the park where the Arch stood, framed against a black sky.

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  • in length) and an ancient brick arch (called the Arco del Sacramento), while below the town is the Ponte Lebroso, a bridge of the Via Appia over the Sabbato, and along the road to Avellino are remains of thermae.

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  • Representations of apotheoses occur on several works of art; the most important are the apotheosis of Homer on a relief in the Townley collection of the British Museum, that of Titus on the arch of Titus, and that of Augustus on a magnificent cameo in the Louvre.

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  • In 1903 the foundations of this temple were discovered close to the Arch of Trajan, and many fragments of fine sculptures in both the Egyptian and the Greco-Roman style belonging to it were found.

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  • The pointed arch owes nothing to the Arabs; it is already used in England in early Norman work.

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  • The vertebrae are stereospondylous, the centrum or body and the arch being com pletely fused into one mass, leaving not even a neuro-central suture.

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  • The arch alone sends 66r out processes, viz.

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  • The arch alone sends 66r out processes, viz.

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  • Not interpreting this as applying to works printed outside Ulm, he published in 1538 at Augsburg his Guldin Arch (with pagan parallels to Christian sentiments) and at Frankfort his Germaniae clzronicon, with the result that he had to leave Ulm in January 1539.

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  • AFTERGLOW, a broad high arch of whitish or rosy light appearing occasionally in the sky above the highest clouds in the hour of deepening twilight, or reflected from the high snowfields in mountain regions long after sunset.

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  • " Winter " in-, 00 eludes October to arch at Sod, so Greenwich and Batavia; November to February at Kew ky and M Kew '110 Bureau Central; December 100, 100 November to January ' at Karasjok, and December and Janu ary at Perpignan.

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  • In these buildings, as in those of Aquitaine, the pointed arch is the surest sign of Saracenic influence; it must never be looked on as marking the approach of the Gothic of the North.

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  • Its importance is vouched for by the many remains of antiquity which it possesses, of which the most famous is the triumphal arch erected in honour of Trajan by the senate and people of Rome in A.D.

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  • St Michael's, the parish church, has a striking Perpendicular tower, an arch of carved oak dividing its nave and chancel, a magnificent rood-loft, and a 13th-century monument doubtfully described as the tomb of Bracton, the famous lawyer, whose birthplace, according to local tradition, was Bratton Court in the vicinity.

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  • Traces of Moorish influence are evident and the horseshoe arch is common.

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  • ing gs, the bilobed arch sh, The primitive shell-sac or enteron or lateral vesicles shell-gland ° of invaginated endoderm, pi, The rectal peduncle or whichwill develop into liver.

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  • the use of blind arches as an external decoration, and of brick cornices with the points of the bricks projecting like the teeth of a saw, the use of pulvini (cushions) above the capitals of columns and under the spring of an arch, &c. &c., the use of round arches springing direct from these cushions, spherical pendentives, &c.

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  • Remnants of the left aortic arch persist sometimes in the shape of a ligamentous strand.

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  • Thus arose, beside minor streets, the imposing central avenue which, starting from a triumphal arch near the great temple of the Sun, formed the main axis of the city from south-east to north-west for a length of 1240 yards, and at one time consisted of not less than 750 columns of rosy-white limestone, each 55 ft.

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  • Lucchinos brother John, arch bishop of Milan, now assumed the lordship of the city, and extended the power of the Visconti over Genoa and the whole of north Italy, with the exception of Piedmont, Verona, Mantua, Ferrara and Venice.

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  • 13), consisting of the sacrum (already described) and the pelvic arch, namely ilium, ischium and pubis, it follows that only birds and mammals possess a pelvis proper, whilst such is entirely absent in the Amphibia and in reptiles with the exception of some of the Dinosaurs.

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  • The church is cruciform and the altar stands beneath the eastern lantern arch, a fine rood screen separating off the choir, which was devoted to monastic use, while the nave was kept for the parishioners, in consequence of a dispute between the vicar and the monastery in 1499.

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  • The central part of the Malay Arch;- group is a volcanic region, many of the volcanoes being.

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  • The whole design was modified in 1688 so as to represent a triumphal arch in honour of Morosini Peloponnesiaco, who brought from Athens to Venice the four lions in Pentelic marble which now stand before the gate.

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  • An ornamental entrance near the Olympieum, the existing Arch of Hadrian, marked the boundary between the new and the old cities.

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  • An ornamental entrance near the Olympieum, the existing Arch of Hadrian, marked the boundary between the new and the old cities.

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  • The third type is the intermediate one between those two, followed by the Metropolitan and Metropolitan District railways, in London, where the railway has an arched roof, built usually at a sufficient distance below the surface of the street to permit the other subsurface structures to lie in the ground above the crown of the arch, and where the station platforms are from 20 to 30 ft.

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  • Oberlin is primarily an educational centre, the seat of Oberlin College, named in honour of Jean Frederic Oberlin, and open to both sexes; it embraces a college of arts and sciences, an academy, a Theological Seminary (Congregational), which has a Slavic department for the training of clergy for Slavic immigrants, and a conservatory of music. In 1909 it had twenty buildings, and a Memorial Arch of Indiana buff limestone, dedicated in 1903, in honour of Congregational missionaries, many of them Oberlin graduates, killed in China in 1900.

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  • Oberlin is primarily an educational centre, the seat of Oberlin College, named in honour of Jean Frederic Oberlin, and open to both sexes; it embraces a college of arts and sciences, an academy, a Theological Seminary (Congregational), which has a Slavic department for the training of clergy for Slavic immigrants, and a conservatory of music. In 1909 it had twenty buildings, and a Memorial Arch of Indiana buff limestone, dedicated in 1903, in honour of Congregational missionaries, many of them Oberlin graduates, killed in China in 1900.

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  • There are remains of a Moorish fort on the hill commanding the town; and the north gateway - the Puerta del Colegio - is a fine lofty arch, surmounted by an emblematic statue and the city arms. The most prominent buildings are the episcopal palace (1733), with a frontage of a 600 ft.; the town house (1843), containing important archives; and the cathedral, a small Gothic structure built on the site of a former mosque in the 14th century, and enlarged and tastelessly restored in 1829.

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  • She said she was near the big one-sided McDonald's—she meant the arch.

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  • She glanced out the window and spotted the Arch.

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  • Then again, I saw what you did at the Arch.

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  • I saved you from Hell, and I saved you from those things at the…at the Arch.

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  • You came after me at the Arch.

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  • Ann., 1857, 101, p. 387; C. Marignac, Arch.

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  • Thus we find that after the failure of Musat members of the family of Lacon-Unali filled all the four judicatures of the island (Taramelli, Arch.

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  • At or near the tower Hananeel the wall turned south along the east side of the Tyropoeon valley, and then again westward, crossing the valley at a point probably near the remarkable construction known as Wilson's arch.

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  • Nassonov, Arch.

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  • (1900); Arch.

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  • Ehlers, Arch.

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  • It stands in the parade ground of the Brompton barracks, facing the Crimean arch.

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  • p. 382; Beatson, Arch.

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  • 432; Matteucci, Arch.

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  • and Arch.

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  • Murbach, " Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Anatomie and Entwickelung der Nesselorgane der Hydroiden," Arch.

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  • Wagner, " Recherches sur l'organisation de Monobrachium parasiticum Merejk," Arch.

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  • Heron-Royer and C. Van Bambeke, "Le vestibule de la bouche chez les tetards des batraciens anoures d'Europe," Arch.

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  • It is homologous with the distal ends of the ceratohyals or ventral elements of the hyoidean or second visceral arch.

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  • third visceral or first branchial arch.

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  • Muller, Gesammelte Schriften (Otto Becker, Leipzig, 1872), and Arch.

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  • Anatomie des Herzens der Vogel and Reptilien," Arch.

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  • Ballowitz, " Die Spermatozoen der Vogel," Arch.

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  • xx., 1894, and Arch.

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  • xxxvii., 1882); C. Heinemann (Arch.

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  • von Siebold (Arch.

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  • Kolbe (Arch.

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  • below Ponte a Serraglio, is the medieval Ponte del Diavolo (1322) with its lofty central arch.

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  • Boutan, " La Cause principale de l'asymetrie des mollusques gasteropodes," Arch.

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  • Robert, " Recherches sur le developpement des Troques," Arch.

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  • (1887, 1888); P. Pelseneer, " Protobranches aeriens et Pulmones branchiferes," Arch.

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  • Dahl (Arch.

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  • Demoor (Arch.

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  • Graber (Arch.

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  • Cuenot (Arch.

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  • Lecaillon (Arch.

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  • xiv., xvii., 1901-1903); P. Marchal (Arch.

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  • The result is that the tracery itself has to support the structure above it - is, in fact, constructional - whereas in most other countries the tracery is merely, as it were, a pierced screen filling in a constructional arch.

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  • Arch.

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  • Lebedinsky, Arch.

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  • Hartenstein, De Arch.

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  • (Berlin, 1844, 1850); Egger, De Arch.

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  • The arch is surmounted by a triple attic with Corinthian columns; the frieze above the keystone bears, on the north-western side, the inscription aZS' 'Aqvat, OouEw 7rpiv rats, and on the south-eastern, aZS' do' `ASptavoii Kai ou X i Ono-Los 'TO Xis.

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  • arch.

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  • The Ponte della Badia over the Fiora, a bridge with a main arch of 66 ft.

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  • All the arches are pointed and slightly horseshoe, preceding therefore by about two and a half centuries the introduction of the pointed arch into Europe.

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  • The most beautiful portion of the mosque, however, still exists in the prayer chamber of Hakim, where are to be found the earliest examples of the cusped arch and the origin of many of the geometrical patterns in stucco at the Alhambra.

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  • They, however, had no confidence in the arch, which, as the Hindu says, "never sleeps but is always tending to its own destruction," so that the pointed arch, which had almost become the emblem of the Mahommedan religion, had to be dispensed with for the covered aisles which surrounded the great court, and in the triple entrance gateway the form of an arch only was retained, as it was constructed with horizontal courses of masonry for the haunches, and with long slabs of stone resting one against the other at the top. A similar construction was employed in the great mosque at Ajmere, built A.D.1200-1211at the same time as the Delhi mosque.

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  • (For views of interior and exterior, see Architecture.) for in the entrance gateway of the Lal Darwaza or Red Gate mosque at Jaunpur, where an arch (of two rings of ogee shape) is carried by a solid wall, built under it, which is pierced with three doorways with bracket-capitals and architraves, returning therefore to trabeated construction.

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  • 1420) and the Queen's mosque at Mirzapur, the pointed arch exists only in the façades of the prayer chambers; in the mosques built 30 to 40 years later the whole is constructed without a single arch, all the pillars have bracket-capitals, and the domes, which are of very slight elevation, are all built in the trabeated style.

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  • The climax of Mahommedan work in India is reached in that of the Mogul emperors at Agra, Delhi and Fatehpur-Sikri, in which there is a very close resemblance in design to the mosques of Syria, Egypt, and Persia; the four-centred arch, which is in the Mogul style, finds general acceptance, and was probably derived from Persian sources.

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  • It is a square tower built over a circular, probably Norman, arch, and has embattled corner turrets.

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  • Others are Bootham Bar, the main entrance from the N., also having a Norman arch; Monk Bar (N.E.), formerly called Goodramgate, but renamed in honour of General Monk, and Walmgate Bar, of the time of Edward I., retaining the barbican repaired in 1648.

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  • wall and the ruins of the church, in the Early English and Decorated styles, and the principal gateway with a Norman arch.

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  • The door is formed by a lofty arch of the pointed form guarded on both sides with red bands exquisitely sculptured and having numerous inscriptions.

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  • Besides several interesting churches and palaces, it contains a fine arch, erected in 1595 in honour of Philip II., and partly constructed of inscribed Roman masonry.

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  • Palat, in the Bulletin arch.

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  • These larvae, which resemble those described by Fritz Muller (Arch.

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  • Heron de Villefosse, who has laid bare a beautiful temple of Jupiter, a triumphal arch of Caracalla, a Byzantine basilica and the gate of the Byzantine general Solomon.

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  • They stand north of the modern mansion, but, with the exception of a beautiful pointed arch portal, are of small importance.

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  • van Everdingen, Arch.

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  • asp, Paired anterior process of the subneural arch.

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  • snp, Sub-neural arch.

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  • These are a ventral arch forming a neural canal through which the great nerve cords pass (figs.

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  • Bertkau, Ph., Arch.

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  • lviii., 184; Macleod, " Recherches sur la structure et la signification de 1 appareil respiratoire des Arachnides," Arch.

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  • Sense organs: - Bertkau, " Sinnesorgane der Spinnen," Arch.

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  • p. 589, 1886; Graber, " Unicorneale Tracheaten Auge," Arch.

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  • It has an arch under it, being supported partly on the side wall of the church, and partly on a massive pillar.

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  • The upper fall is known as the Rumbling Bridge from the fact that the stream pours with a rumbling noise through a deep narrow gorge in which a huge fallen rock has become wedged, forming a rude bridge or arch.

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  • side of the Piazza della Signoria; it is a huge Gothic edifice with a tower, erected in 1332-1346, according to tradition, by Matteo di Giovanello of Gubbio; the name of Angelo da Orvieto occurs on the arch of the main door, but his work may be limited to the sculptures of this arch.

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  • The Palazzo Accoramboni, on the other hand, is a Renaissance structure, with a fine entrance arch.

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  • The whole town is full of specimens of medieval architecture, the pointed arch of the 13th century being especially prevalent.

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  • Close to the cathedral there is a triumphal arch decorated with bas-reliefs known as the Porte Noire, which is generally considered to have been built in commemoration of the victories of Marcus Aurelius over the Germans in 167.

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  • Remains of a Roman theatre, of an amphitheatre, of an aqueduct which entered the town by the Porte Taillee, gate cut in the rock below the citadel, and an arch of a former Roman bridge, forming part of the modern bridge, are also be seen.

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  • i., Leipzig (2 parts), 1894, 1896), and papers in Grunert's Arch.

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  • The name Tyburn (q.v.) was notorious chiefly as applied to the gallows which stood near the existing junction of Edgware Road and Oxford Street (Marble Arch).

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  • JOSEPH ARCH (1826-), English politician, founder of the National Agricultural Labourers' Union, was born at Barford, a village in Warwickshire, on the Loth of November 1826.

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  • Mr Arch nevertheless retained sufficient popularity to be returned to parliament for north-west Norfolk in 1885; and although defeated next year owing to his advocacy of Irish Home Rule, he regained his seat in 1892, and held it in 1895, retiring in 1900.

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  • Benjamin Thorpe, 1844-1846, for the IElfric Society), compiled from the Christian fathers, and dedicated to Sigeric, arch bishop of Canterbury (990-994).

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  • Outside, on the south is a well-preserved triumphal arch with composite capitals, and close to it the 1 1 th-century basilica of S.

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  • deutschen arch.

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  • Trajan as represented on the Arch of Constantine, Roman Art, Plate III., fig.

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  • Parietal bones separated by the supraoccipital; prootic and exoccipital separated by the enlarged opisthotic. Pectoral arch suspended from the skull; no mesocoracoid arch.

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  • 456; Arnold, " Finer Structure of the Cell," Arch.

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  • 201; Davidsohn, " Experimental Amyloid," Arch.

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  • 16; Delage, " Studies in Merogony," Arch.

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  • 383; Ehrlich, " Mastzellen," Arch.

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  • 63; Flemming, " Studies in Regeneration of the Tissues," Arch.

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  • 288; Grawitz, " Slumber Cells," Arch.

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  • trans., London, 1894); Heidenhain, " Action of Poisons on Nerves of Submaxillary Gland," Arch.

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  • trans., 1895) Heukelom, " Sarcoma and Plastic Inflammation," Arch.

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  • 393; Justi, " Unna's Plasma-Cells in Granulations," Arch.

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  • 92; Kickhefel, " Histology of Mucoid," Arch.

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  • 450; Krawkow, " Chemistry of Amyloid," Arch.

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  • 195, also " Experimental Amyloid," Arch.

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  • 172; Lubarsch, " Experimental Amyloid," Arch.

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  • trans., London, 1893); Notkin, " Nature of Colloid in Thyroid Gland," Arch.

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  • Hft.); Nowak, " Experimental Researches on Amyloidosis," Arch.

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  • 162; Oddi, " Nature of Amyloid," Arch.

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  • 611; Pelagatti, " Blastomycetes and Hyaline degeneration," Arch.

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  • 395; Runeberg, "Filtration of Albuminous Liquids," Arch.

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  • 252; Schottlander, " Nuclear and Cell Division in Epithelium of Inflamed Skin," Arch.

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  • 379; Senator, " On Transudation," Arch.

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  • 976; Siegert, " Corpora Amylacea," Arch.

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  • 224, also a number of other papers bearing upon lymph-production, in same; Thorne, " Endothelia as Phagocytes," Arch.

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  • trans., Oxford, 1891); also, The Germ Plasm (London, 1893); Welch, " Oedema of Lung," Arch.

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  • There is no modern survival of the name of Tyburn, which finds, indeed, its chief historical interest as attaching to the famous place of execution which lay near the modern Marble Arch.

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  • The straight highway from the northwest which as Edgware Road joins Oxford Street at the Marble Arch (the north-eastern entrance to Hyde Park) is coincident with the Roman Watling Street.

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  • Two of its gateways are noteworthy, namely that at Hyde Park Corner at the southeast and the Marble Arch at the north-east.

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  • The first was built in 1828 from designs of Decimus Burton, and comprises three arches with a frieze above the central arch copied from the Elgin marbles in the British Museum.

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  • The Marble Arch was intended as a monument to Nelson, and first stood in front of Buckingham Palace, being moved to its present site in 1851.

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  • The Marble Arch was thus left isolated.

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  • In the 17th and 18th centuries it was a favourite duellingground, and in the present day it is not infrequently the scene of political and other popular demonstrations (as is also Trafalgar Square), while the neighbourhood of Marble Arch is the constant resort of orators on social and religious topics.

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  • At the beginning of the 20th century several important local widenings of streets were put in hand, as for example between Sloane Street and Hyde Park Corner, in the Strand and at the Marble Arch (1908).

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  • In 1582 Peter Moris, a Dutchman, erected a " forcier " on an arch of London Bridge, which he rented for Ios.

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  • London and Middlesex Arch.

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  • Only the chancel of the old church remains, but its red sandstone arch is a remarkably fine example of Norman work; it dates from the middle of the 12th century.

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  • At Silver Islet, Lake Superior, mining was successfully carried on for years under the protection of a coffer dam and an arch of rich silver ore less than 20 ft.

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  • Garstang in Annals Arch.

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  • Guillaume, Exploration arch.

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  • Deutschen Arch.

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  • soc. arch.

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  • The Siegestor (or gate of victory) is a modern imitation of the arch of Constantine at Rome, while the stately Propylaea, built in 1854-1862, is a reproduction of the gates of the Athenian Acropolis.

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  • The Arco di Riccardo, which derives its name from a popular delusion that it was connected with Richard Coeur-de-Lion, is believed by some to be a Roman triumphal arch, but is probably an arch of a Roman aqueduct.

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  • The evolution of the arrangements for protruding the polypide seems to have proceeded along several distinct lines: (i.) In certain species of Membranipora the "frontal membrane," or membranous free-wall, is protected by a series of calcareous spines, which start from its periphery and arch inwards.

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  • (24) Prouho, "Loxosomes," Arch.

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  • Utility remains becomes substantially an arch of utilitarian proposi tions, with an artificial Great Being inserted at the top to keep them in their place.

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  • When running, they arch their backs and scurry away in a series of short leaps.

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  • The upper part of the tower is ornamented with green and blue tiles and the entrance arch is beautifully carved.

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  • They became feeble copies of Venetian palaces, in which one form of window, with an ogee arch, framed by the dentil moulding, is almost always used.

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  • A very handsome triumphal arch, now called the Porta de' Borsari, was restored in this year by Gallienus (as the inscription upon it, which has taken the place of an older one, cancelled to make room for it, records), and became one of the city gates.

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  • It is a double arch, and above it are two orders of smaller arcades.

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  • The same was the case with the Porta dei Leoni, another rather similar triumphal arch on the east of the city, and with a third arch, the Arco dei Gavi, demolished in 1805.

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  • Many remains from the Roman period have been excavated, such as traces of an amphitheatre, a triumphal arch, the old fortifications, an aqueduct, &c. The remains are preserved partly in the museum at Budapest, and partly in the municipal museum.

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  • In the cause of labour he was active for many years, and in 1872 he set an example to the clergy of all the churches by taking a prominent part in a meeting held in Exeter Hall on behalf of the newly established Agricultural Labourers' Union, Joseph Arch and Charles Bradlaugh being among those who sat with him on the platform.

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  • These foundations are clearly those of a Roman triumphal arch, which perhaps took the name "propylaea" from an ancient Greek structure on the same spot.

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  • This arch appears on Roman coins from Augustus to Commodus; according to Pausanias it bore two four-horse chariots, one driven by Helios and the other by Phaethon, his son, all in gilded bronze.

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  • The facade has a Gothic portal, ascribed to Giorgio da Como (1228), which was intended to have a lateral arch on each side.

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  • At the beginning of it stands the marble triumphal arch with a single opening, and without bas-reliefs, erected in his honour in A.D.

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  • prolonged the quay, and an inferior imitation of Trajan's arch was set up; he also erected a lazaretto at the south end of the harbour, now a sugar refinery, Vanvitelli being the architect-in-chief.

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  • C. Gerstaecker (Arch.

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  • The usual form of ventilating furnace is a plain fire grate placed under an arch, and communicating with the upcast shaft by an inclined drift.

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  • Left brachial artery arising from a common innominate trunk, instead of coming off separately from the aortic arch.

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  • It shows the characteristic hippopotamus-flange to the lower jaw, but has also a large descending process from the jugal bone of the zygomatic arch of the skull.

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  • He was buried with his wife in the graveyard (Fifth and Arch Streets) of Christ Church, Philadelphia.

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  • Special interest attaches to the recent discovery in the cavern of Ultima Esperanza, South Patagonia, of remains of the genus Glossotherium, or Grypotherium, a near relative of Mylodon, but differing from it in having a bony arch connecting the nasal bones of the skull with the premaxillae; these include a considerable portion of the skin with the hair attached.

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  • Portions of a chapel remain, dating from the 13th century, and including a porch and a stone altar; while beside it are traces of a tomb hewn out of the slate, and of some domestic building which had a staircase and a pointed arch above the door.

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  • It is situated on the south coast, on the Bay of Dungarvan, at the mouth of the Colligan, which divides the town into two parts, connected by a bridge of a single arch.

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  • The great gateway is a fine monumental arch in fair preservation, with an inscription to Antoninus Pius.

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  • Facing the arch, within the Hieron, their rear walls forming one side of the enclosure, are three temples, connected with one another by arches, and forming one design.

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  • (In 1901 a violent storm further damaged the temples and forced the gateway out of the perpendicular.) The other ruins include a triumphal arch of Constantine, a still serviceable bridge and a square keep or tower of late date.

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  • In the former the main supporting member or members may be an arch ring or arched ribs, suspension chains or ropes, or a pair of girders, beams or trusses.

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  • Masonry bridges are preferable in appearance to any others, and metal arch bridges are less objectionable than most forms of girder.

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  • For masonry, brick or concrete the arch subjected throughout to compression is the most natural form.

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  • The arch ring can be treated as a blockwork structure composed of rigid voussoirs.

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  • The stability of such structures depends on the position of the line of pressure in relation to the extrados and intrados of the arch ring.

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  • Generally the line of pressure lies within the middle half of the depth of the arch ring.

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  • By the introduction of hinges the position of the line of resistance can be fixed and the stress in the arch ring determined with less uncertainty.

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  • For an elastic arch of metal there is a more complete theory, but it is difficult of application, and there remains some uncertainty unless (as is now commonly done) hinges are introduced at the crown and springings.

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  • So far as superstructure is concerned, more material must be used than for an arch or chain, for the girder is in a sense a combination of arch and chain.

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  • On the other hand, a girder imposes only a vertical load on its piers and abutments, and not a horizontal thrust, as in the case of an arch or suspension chain.

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  • A granite arch built in 1377 over the Adda at Trezzo had a span at low water of 251 ft.

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  • - The present London Bridge, begun in 1824 and completed in 1831, is as fine an example of a masonry arch structure as can be found (figs.

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  • The centre arch has a span of 152 ft., and rises 29 ft.

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  • The voussoirs of the centre arch (all of granite) are 4 ft.

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  • p. 462); and for that of the elastic arch, to a paper by A.

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  • p. 290.) The largest masonry arch is the Adolphe bridge in Luxemburg, erected in 1900-1903.

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  • The thickness of the arch is 4 ft.

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  • The bridge is not continuous in width, there are arch rings on each face, each 16.4 ft.

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  • One centering was used for the two arch rings, supported on dwarf walls which formed a slipway, along which it was moved after the first arch was built.

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  • The stability of such structures depends on the position of the line of pressure relatively to the intrados and extrados of the arch ring.

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  • - Half Elevation and Half Section of Arch of London Bridge.

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  • But if hinges are introduced at crown and springings, the calculation of the stresses in the arch ring becomes simple, as the line of pressures must pass through the hinges.

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  • Three cases therefore arise: (a) The arch is rigid at crown and springings; (b) the arch is two-hinged (hinges at springings); (c) the arch is three-hinged (hinges at crown and springings).

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  • At Rechtenstein a bridge of two concrete arches has been constructed, span 752 ft., with lead articulations: width of arch 11 ft.; depth of arch at crown and springing 2.1 and 2.96 ft.

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  • At Cincinnati a concrete arch of 70 ft.

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  • The arch is 15 in.

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  • After various repairs and strengthenings, including the replacement of the timber girder by an iron one in 1880, this bridge in 1896-1897 was taken down and a steel arch built _ _ __ _ I ?

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  • The chains of each pair were connected by bracing so that they formed a stiff inverted arch resisting deformation in its place.

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  • By curving the top boom of a girder to form an arch and the bottom boom to form a suspension chain, the need of web except for non-uniform loading is obviated.

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  • (f) Metal Arch Bridges.

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  • Baker stated that it had required patching for ninety years, because the arch and the high side arches would not work together.

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  • Expansion and contraction broke the high arch and the connexions between the arches.

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  • The difficulty of casting heavy arch ribs led to the construction of cast iron arches of cast voussoirs, somewhat like the voussoirs of masonry chambers and air locks, a feat unprecedented in the annals of engineering.

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  • The rise of the centre arch is 471 ft., and that of the side arches 46 ft.

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  • apart, centre to centre, consolidates them into a single arch.

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  • The arch rests on rollers and is narrowest at the crown.

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  • The Victoria Falls bridge over the Zambezi, designed by Sir Douglas Fox, and completed in 1905, is a combination of girder and arch having a total length of 650 ft.

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  • The centre arch is 500 ft.

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  • 'The centre span is a two-hinged parabolic braced rib arch, and there are side spans of 190 and 210 ft.

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  • The curve of the main arch is a parabola.

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