She turned the knob, but the door didn't open.
He was a stout, dark, red- faced peasant in the forties, with thick lips, a broad knob of a nose, similar knobs over his black frowning brows, and a round belly.
She turned the porcelain knob and pushed the door open.
When she'd finished, she twisted the knob and pulled.
At the door he paused with his hand on the knob, his tone once again authoritative.
He turned the knob and pushed on the door.
A moment's hesitation, a quick hand on the door knob, and Edith Shipton disappeared into the bedroom of her long ago lover.
The antennae of these weevils are short and end in a knob; those of the Longicorns are very much larger, but the weevil-like look is produced by the presence of a knob-like swelling upon the third joint, the terminal portion of the antenna being so extremely fine as to be almost invisible.
on Blue Knob in Bedford county), and falls again to 900-1000 ft.
Gradually the water became clear and she twisted the knob until the water flow stopped.
Above this knob is often present an ectepicondylar process whence arise the tendons of the ulnar and radial flexors.
Each checker has a hole in the middle in which a brass knob can be placed to distinguish the king from the commons.
Making another hole directly over it with an ice chisel which I had, and cutting down the longest birch which I could find in the neighborhood with my knife, I made a slip-noose, which I attached to its end, and, letting it down carefully, passed it over the knob of the handle, and drew it by a line along the birch, and so pulled the axe out again.
After turning the knob once to confirm it was locked, he paused, somewhat unsteadily, and glanced across the motel parking lot.
The knob forming the handle of one of these wooden receptacles was still distinguishable.
If, without removing the electrified body, the plate or knob of the electroscope is touched, the leaves collapse.
Mining was begun in Iron and Crawford counties in the second decade of the 19th century; at Iron Mountain in 1846, and at Pilot Knob in the next year.
a spherical knob, about an inch in diameter, affixed to the top of the official cap or hat.
A divided cylinder is fixed to the turning knob, which thus makes it possible to measure fractions of the revolution.
Behind the transverse fissure the lower end of the Spigelian lobe is seen as a knob called the tuber papillare, and from tree right of this a narrow bridge runs forward and to the right to join the Spigelian lobe to the right Vena cava in its fossa lobe and to shut off the transverse fissure from that for the vena cava.
Continuing their rotation, the positively charged carrier gave up its positive charge by touching a little knob attached to the positive field plate, and similarly for the negative charge carrier.
Dean hesitated, his hand on the knob.
Since the 13th century the snake, under Gothic influence, developed into a boldly designed tendril set with leaves, which usually encircled a figure or group of figures, and the knob dividing shaft and crook into an elegant chapel (6 and 7).
Finally, at the close of the middle ages, the lower part of the crook was bent outwards so that the actual volute came over the middle of the knob, the type that remained dominant from that time onwards (8).
Regarding now the outcrops of bed-rock, there are exposures of Algonkian (doubtful, and at most a mere patch on Pilot Knob), Archean, Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, sub-Carboniferous and Carboniferous.
knob, in which the oto liths are exposed, the second that of a closed vesicle, in which the oto liths are covered over.
I) is a single knob, being formed almost wholly by the basi-occipital, while the lateral occipitals (often perversely called exoccipitals) take but little share in it.
The distal end of the humerus ends in a trochlea, with a larger knob for the ulna and a smaller oval knob for the radius.
Its proximal end forms a shallow cup for articulation with the outer condyle of the humerus; the distal end bears a knob which fits into the radial carpal.
It is square and stiff, being made of a framework of cardboard covered with cloth or silk; on the top, along the sutures of the stuff, are three or four raised, board-like, arched ridges, at the junction of which in the centre is a knob or tassel (floccus).
Thanks to Alex, that chore had been turned into a simple twist of a knob.
The screen door complained as she opened it and she paused as she reached for the door knob.
She turned to face him and leaned against the door, hand on the knob.
The statocysts present in general the structure of either a knob or a closed vesicle, composed of (I) indifferent supporting epithelium; (2) sensory, so-called auditory epithelium of slender cells, each.
Quadrate bone with single proximal knob.
veil), was from the 14th century onward often suspended from the knob of the pastoral staff.
i and 2) terminate with a point, or with an unfinished extension from the terminal point, or with a knob.
Their crest lines are often of nearly uniform height for miles and generally are little broken except by an occasional V-shaped wind gap, a narrow water gap or a rounded knob.
Perkin, junr., Ber., 1884, 1 7, p. 451): - C6H4 < CH2Br + Na C(C02R)2 - 7Cs H4 C CH2 C(C02R)2 CH 2 Br Na C(C02R)2 CH2 C(C02R)2 C 10 1-1 8 E - CeH9?CH2 CH C02H Cs H4`CH2 C(C02H)2 CH 2 CH CO 2 H CH2 C(C02H)2 1 "Nape," the back of the neck, is of doubtful origin; it may be a variant of "knap," a knob or protuberance.
2 Altar candlesticks consist of five parts: the foot, stem, knob in the centre, bowl to catch the drippings, and pricket (a sharp point on which the candle is fixed).
A typical male flower consists of a central axis bearing numerous spirally-arranged sporophylls (stamens), each of which consists of a slender stalk (filament) terminating distally in a more or less prominent knob or triangular scale, and bearing two or more pollen-sacs (microsporangia) on its lower surface.
The earlier English spoon-handles terminate in an acorn, plain knob or a diamond; at the end of the 16th century the baluster and seal ending becomes common, the bowl being "fig-shaped."
Byj turning the knob A, placed at the front corner of the stage, a black or white plate, forming a dark or light background, can be swung underneath the specimen.
The end of the column C is traversed by the micrometer screw D which is set in action by the knob E.
Originally this had been a round cap, low or moderately high, slightly bulging out at the top, and ornamented with a round knob.
adjustment knob with double gasket against water infiltrations.
anticlockwise rotation & a knob to control the speed.
Also a range of American and Canadian whiskeys including bourbon, Jack Daniels, Johnny Drum and Knob Creek.
buffalo horn to make a knob, capped with a slice of lilac wood.
The lumpy knob on the nose of the handle is the root-ball from which the bamboo culm grew.
A small knob or bud forms on the parent cell, grows and finally separates to become a new yeast dell.
diopter correction knob, located on the side of the EVF, is used to focus the image on the screen.
diopter adjustment knob.
So, she figured out how to open the door by twisting the door knob.
To the right is the viewfinder with a rubber eyecup, under which is a Diopter adjustment knob.
SM: Tell them a knob gag or something.
gearshift knob from Barry Walker.
Any switch is available with a standard round knob or an optional pistol grip handle.
I used a piece of black buffalo horn to make a knob, capped with a slice of lilac wood.
When the toilet runs, I can do something more than just jiggle the knob.
knob of marg in a saucepan on a low heat.
knob of butter in a frying pan over moderate heat.
Each control is operated via a large knurled knob which turns a screw thread to effect motion.
Simply rotate the knob for a smooth power change.
Price per pair.; Finished with a glazed ceramic knob mounted onto a chrome back plate.
depress the control knob for at least twenty seconds once the pilot is alight to ensure the operation of the safety thermocouple valve.
The Fan Mate has a small rotary knob which can be turned in either direction, to raise or lower the fan speed.
These useful units have several sets of contacts and an adjustable time knob on the front, plenty of applications!
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knob gag or something.
No, the platen knob is not to be used to load or adjust paper.
Adjustable knock-off stops were fitted to both longitudinal and cross feeds - the selection of which was by a push-pull knob.
A diopter correction knob, located on the side of the EVF, is used to focus the image on the screen.
The film speed dial was built around the rewind knob at the left end of the top plate.
Motion Sequencing Brings Your Songs to Life Motion Sequencing records your realtime knob tweaks and plays them back as part of the pattern.
At the top of the nine channels there was a large selector knob.
knurled knob which turns a screw thread to effect motion.
platen knob is not to be used to load or adjust paper.
push-pull knob on the apron front.
rewind knob at the left end of the top plate.
Melt knob of butter in a non-stick saucepan, then add the egg mixture.
First you need to load an empty spool under the winding knob.
talkie toaster this month twiddles his browning knob in the direction of prison inmate and all-round Welsh nutter, Birdman.
Their latest creations include these teapots, available in two sizes, which have a handy extra knob for improved hold while pouring.
Delay time can be quickly set using the push-button knob or via tap tempo.
Plus, a Tone knob adjusts the overall tonality of the pedal.
Even without the metal knob, this extreme taper makes the stick decidedly top-heavy.
The arch of the vertebra features a small knob or prominence, called an anterior tubercle.
tunest turning the main volume or tuning knob was enough to tell you much about a piece of kit.
To lower the car once the wheel had been changed, simply undo the release knob two or three turns.
volume is controlled via the glowing volume knob on the top of the subwoofer.
winder knob will already have been removed.
Just to add - I found it easier to do this with an empty film spool loaded under the film winder knob.
and more, the highest point in the state being Spruce Knob (4860 ft.).
The latter articulate with the tuberculum of the corresponding rib, while the capitulum articulates by a knob on the side of the anterior end of the centrum.
Joined to the strip is a transverse wire sl is terminating at one end in a knob C, and at the other end in a condenser ??
In the 18th century, accordingly, the top began to be made of a board of wood or card covered with cloth, the close-fitting cap proper retired farther from the edges, the knob developed into a long tassel, and the evolution of the modern "college cap" was complete (see fig.
They are Mount Guyot (6636 ft.), Clingman Dome (6619 ft.), Mount Le Conte (6612 ft.), Mount Curtis (6568 ft.), Mount Safford (6535 ft.), Mount Love (6443 ft.), Mount Henry (6373(6373 ft.), Roan Mountain (6313 ft.), Luftee Knob (6232 ft.), Peck Peak (6232 ft.), Raven Knob (6230 ft.), Mount Collins (6188 ft.), Tricorner Knob (6188 ft.), Thermometer Knob (6157 ft.), Oconee Mountain (6135 ft.), and Master Knob (6013 ft.).
The surfacing feed was engaged and disengaged by a push-pull knob on the apron front.
A knob of 808 and a shovelful of coal will give you a hot stove faster than anything else I know !
Scoop out the flesh, add a generous knob of butter, a splash of milk and a sprinkling of salt.
Talkie Toaster this month twiddles his browning knob in the direction of prison inmate and all-round Welsh nutter, Birdman.
Just turning the main volume or tuning knob was enough to tell you much about a piece of kit.
Volume is controlled via the glowing volume knob on the top of the subwoofer.
Note: at this point the winder knob will already have been removed.
The Coastal Living Starfish Knob with Swarovski Crystals is a great choice.
Others feature a knob or botton on the light socket which must be turned or pushed in order to activate it.
Simply hang this confection of fur, feathers and fleece from a door knob and watch your cat discover it.
I grew up thinking that doorknobs were all made of brass and came in just one size, the traditional round knob, pictured below.
Blue Knob: The Blue Knob Ski Resort in Claysburg, Pennsylvania has added new trails, widened some of their existing trails and improved their snow making systems.
Electric Guitars: If you like your guitars to come with a volume knob, this page is for you.
The volume knob is self explanatory, but the tone knob can be adjusted to further tweak the sound coming out of the pickups.
The D-Tuna enables the guitarist to tune the low E string to D with the simple turn of a knob.
Fender Princeton Lap Steel - Not to be confused with the Fender Princeton amplifier, this lap steel was manufactured in the 1940s and featured a single pickup, single knob and simple body styling.
The amp is also highly sensitive to your pick's interaction with the strings as well as the tone knob on your guitar.
It allows creative control over every detail from design to the last kitchen cabinet knob.
At the rear of the sprayer is the flow control knob.
Instead of rotating on a axis, the knob slides in any direction.
On the middle of her back is a knob that turns to make the doll's head wiggle and turn similar to a Thumbelina doll.
Lively Kitten, manufactured in 1961, came with an instruction booklet on how to operate the knob.
She measures 18 inches and has a wind up knob that makes her head move side to side, and she also has a crier inside her soft, cloth body.
Be certain that the door knob cover is sturdy enough so that it does not break but will still permit a door to be opened quickly by an adult in the case of an emergency.
It's based in the UK, but you would never know it based upon the country western feel of the Copper Knob website and the extensive selection of country line dance sheets.
Websites like Copper Knob have tens of thousands of different dance step sheets, often with videos showing how they go with the music.
You can move it around the board with the control knob after you get started.
At the same time you must use the control knob to allow the fan to move the ball left and right.
The appliance extension has a small, plastic knob used to hold the added appliance in place.
The threads on the accessory knob can be become worn, causing the knob to not sit properly on the mixer.
The wire whisk, mixing bowl, pour shield, feet, and accessory knob are a simple switch.
When you set the control knob to a certain temperature, the timer switch sends a signal to the heating element that in turn starts the heating process.
It even has a metal heart-shaped knob and the pot even has love handles for easy lifting.
High-end models feature sophisticated thermostats that can be set or even programmed in some cases, while base models feature a simple Low-Medium-High control knob that manually controls the flame when it is turned.
Two smaller squares could be the windows, and a smaller rectangle could be the door complete with a tiny circle for the door knob.
A stand alone tattoo usually looks best when centered on the outside of your ankle just above the knob of your ankle bone.
The power source is what allows the watch to operate, whether the watch is powered by light, a battery or by the watch owner winding a knob sticking out of the side.
With the car still turned off, push in the clutch pedal, and practice moving the shifter knob into different gears.
Follow the same steps, but instead of shifting into first gear, pull the gear shift knob down and to the right until you find reverse.
Gear Shifter: The knob located in your car's center console area is the gear shifter.
When driving a manual car, you need to use this knob to change gears or put your vehicle in neutral.
While all speeds and resistance levels (whether uphill or with a resistance knob on a stationary bike) of biking burn calories, the harder you work out, the more calories you will burn.
If you are going to use an indoor cycling bike instead of riding an outdoor bike, turn the resistance knob only to a very low level of resistance and bike at a fairly quick pace with low resistance.
Each bike has a resistance knob that allows the rider to adjust the tension against the flywheel, making it easier or harder to pedal.
For example, if the knob is painful or immovable, it could be something more serious than a skin tag.
A skin tag, also known as an acrochoron, is a tiny knob of skin that protrudes from the skin's surface.
The new design, the 3000R, incorporated a knob in the back for a perfect fit as well as non-slip ratchet suspension.
If your hard hat has ratchet suspension, you'll be able to make a hat that is slightly too big fit snugly by twisting the knob at the nape of the neck.
centre, against which a metal knob was lightly pressed by an adjusting screw.
- Nervous System of the Pond knob - like particle Snail, Limnaeus stagnalis, as a type of the (Neritina and Palu- short-looped euthyneurous condition.
A diagnosis covering all the Ratitae (struthio, rhea, casuarius, dromaeus, apteryx and the allied fossils dinornis and aepyornis) would be as follows - (i) terrestrial birds without keel to the sternum, absolutely flightless; (ii) quadrate bone with a single proximal articulating knob; (iii) coracoid and scapula fused together and forming an open angle; (iv) normally without a pygostyle; (v) with an incisura ischiadica; (vi) rhamphotheca compound; (vii) without apteria or bare spaces in the plumage; (viii) with a complete copulatory organ, moved by skeletal muscles.
As regards the development of the form of the pastoral staff, there are four principal types: (I) staves with a simple crook, the oldest form, which survived in Ireland until the 12th century; (2) staves with a ball or knob at the top, a rare form which did not long survive as a pastoral staff; (3) staves with a horizontal crook, so-called Tau-staves, used especially by abbots and surviving until the 13th century; (4) staves with crook bent inwards.
Crown-glass has at the present day almost disappeared from the market, and it has been superseded by sheet-glass, the more modern processes described above being capable of producing much larger sheets of glass, free from the knob or " bullion " which may still be seen in old crown-glass windows.
Occasionally a knob or excrescence, formed by the residue of the glass beyond the point at which the base has been pinched together, remains as a silent witness of the process.
If an insulated brass ball is touched against the first tray and then against the knob or plate of the electroscope, the gold leaves will diverge.
In Wisconsin the inner lowland presents an interesting feature in a knob of resistant quartzites, known as Baraboo Ridge, rising from the buried oldland floor through the partly denuded cover of lower Palaeozoic strata.
This knob or ridge may be appropriately regarded as an ancient physiographic fossil, inasmuch as, being a monadnock of very remote origin, it has long been preserved from the destructive attack of the weather by burial under sea-floor deposits, and recently laid bare, like ordinary organic fossils of much smaller size, by the removal of part of its cover by normal erosion.
The Lincolns had removed from Elizabethtown, Hardin county, their first home, to the Rock Spring farm, only a short time before Abraham's birth; about 1813 they removed to a farm of 238 acres on Knob Creek, about 6 m.
The rod terminates externally in a knob or screw terminal.
The wire terminated in a plate or knob outside the vessel.
He drove the enemy off the ridge, except at one point where a gallant handful of men still clung to a knob of hill that had been made into a machine-gun redoubt.
When an electrified body was held near or in contact with the knob, repulsion of the gold leaves ensued.
Turn this knob to increase or decrease the amount of material flow.
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