The dirty bags and sheaths are then washed, mangled and dried, and made ready for use again.
Not that he wasn't armed; he wore a few sheaths strapped to his body.
4 is a spike of the female inflorescence, protected by the sheaths of leaves - the blades being also present.
Usually the sheaths terminate in a point, the blades being arrested.
There were no trench coats outside of the underworld he'd consider wearing, but he pulled on a soft black t-shirt and strapped a few sheaths to his body.
In this species the fructification is conical or lanceolate, and is found in April on short, stout, unbranched stems which have large loose sheaths.
The cells of these sheaths are often distinguished from the rest of the mesophyll by containing little or no chlorophyll.
These bundle sheaths are important in the conduction of carbohydrates away from the assimilating cells to other parts of the plant.
In such stems and roots as increase in thickness there are other growing regions, which consist of cylindrical sheaths known as cambium layers or phellogens.
KoXEOS, a sheath, and 7rTEpa, wings) was first used by Aristotle, who noticed the firm protective sheaths, serving as coverings for the hind-wings which alone are used for flight, without recognizing their correspondence with the fore-wings of other insects.
leaves which are grass-like or cylindrical or reduced to membranous sheaths.
The first front toe was rudimentary, having no phalanges, but the fifth was rather less aborted, although clawless; the other three carried enormous claws, protected by reflected sheaths.
Steam is then turned on to the outside of the bags and sheaths, and hot water is run through them to wash out all the sweets they contain.
Large doors at the side of the cistern are then opened, and as soon as the bags are cool enough they are removed at the expense of very exacting labour and considerable time, and fresh bags and sheaths are fixed in their places ready for filtering fresh liquor.
BOVIDAE, the name of the family of hollow-horned ruminant mammals typified by the common ox (Bos taurus), and specially characterized by the presence on the skulls of the males or of both sexes of a pair of bony projections, or cores, covered in life with hollow sheaths of horn, which are never branched, and at all events after a very early stage of existence are permanently retained.
The bones of the skeleton generally more resemble those of the Indian elephant than of any other species, but the skull differs in the narrower summit, narrower temporal fossae, and more prolonged incisive sheaths, supporting the roots of the enormous tusks.
For this purpose the skin is tied by connecting fibres of white fibrillar tissue to the deep layer of the dermis along the lateral and lower edges of the palmar fascia and to the sheaths of the flexor tendons.
The folds, therefore, which are disposed for the purpose of making the grasp secure, vary with the relative lengths of the metacarpal bones, with the mutual relations of the sheaths of the tendons, and the edge of the palmar fascia, somewhat also with the insertion of the palmaris brevis muscle.
The two branched tentacles (TB) are seen partially extruded from their sheaths (TS); when fully extended they exceed the diameter of the animal five or six times.
The sheaths (Chamaerops), showing the veins ending in a process 1, called running from the base to the mara ligule; the blade of the gin, and not forming an angular leaf, f.
Oblique muscles sometimes lie between the circular and longitudinal sheaths.
The sheaths are akin to hair in structure, thus suggesting affinity with the hairs surmounting the giraffe's horns.
Lastly, we have the great family of hollow-horned ruminants or Bovidae, in which the horns (present in the males at least of all the existing species) take the form of simple non-deciduous hollow sheaths growing upon bony cores.
They are invested by the sheaths of leaves, much used in packing oranges in south Europe, and the more delicate ones for cigarettes in South America.
The mass of styles from the whole spike is pendulous from the summit of the sheaths, as in fig.
In the crannog of Lisnacroghera, county Antrim, iron swords, with sheaths of thin bronze ornamented with scrolls characteristic of the Late Celtic style, iron daggers, an iron spear-head 162 in.
The most marked feature of the tree is its long tufted foliage - the leaves, of a bright green tint, springing from long white sheaths, being often a foot in length.
The pines with five leaves in each tuft have generally deciduous sheaths.
Even the curious one-sided growth of certain species which form sheaths and stalks - e.g.
C. Typical filaments and rodlets in the slimy sheaths.
They are eminently dry-country plants (xerophytes); the narrow leaves are protected from loss of water by a thick cuticle, and have a well-developed sheath which embraces the stem and forms, with the sheaths of the other leaves of the rosette, a basin in which water collects, with fragments of rotting leaves and the like.
In other cases the branches grow upwards through the sheaths which they ultimately split from above, and emerging as aerial shoots give a tufted habit to the plant.
The sheaths are much dilated in Alopecurus vaginatus and in a species of Potamochloa, in the latter, an East Indian aquatic grass, serving as floats.
With few exceptions, the terminal extremities of the digits of both limbs of mammals are more or less protected or armed by epidermic plates or sheaths, constituting the various forms of nails, claws or hoofs.
Here the cylindrical type of hut prevails; clothing is of skin or leather but is very scanty; iron ornaments are worn in profusion; arrows are not feathered; shields of hide, spears with leather sheaths are found and also fighting bracelets.
It consists of minute interwoven tubular filaments, and has been variously interpreted as possibly representing the sheaths of a Cyanophycean Alga, and as constituting a Siphoneous thallus of the type of the Codieae.
His " duo " concept carried through to evening wear, as layers of soft chiffon softened the line of body-hugging lace sheaths.
epiphenomenond presumably as more than epiphenomena of the mylar sheaths of brain cells?
eyespot fungus, Tapesia, forms specialized infection plaques in the tight spaces between leaf sheaths at the base of the plant.
The cereal eyespot fungus, Tapesia, forms specialized infection plaques in the tight spaces between leaf sheaths at the base of the plant.
X-ray fluorescence will be used to identify the metal rivets on one of the sheaths.
5, A) of the ovipositor, while the two outer processes of the ninth segment are modified into sheaths or feelers (fig.
The leaves, short and glaucous, like those of the Scotch fir, have deciduous sheaths; the cones have recurved scale-points like those of the cheer pine.
The bacterium with and without its gelatinous sheaths (cf.
You can easily combine sheaths of the two colors to make everything from valances to drapes.
Many girls wear traditional prom gowns such as floor length sleeveless sheaths, while others opt for a-line dresses that have a fit and flare structured shape.
Sheath versus Body Hugging: Sheaths are timeless (think Jackie Kennedy or Audrey Hepburn), while body hugging dresses with a "down to there" neckline are eye catching, bombshell, material.
For women, plan on cardigans over light linen skirts, sheaths, and sundresses.
In the early 2000s, people living in small-scale tribal societies all around the world, including Africa, the Pacific Islands, North and South America, and the Himalayas, still used penis sheaths.
The sheaths are not time consuming to make.
Since some sheaths are open at the end, do not cover the scrotum, and are not worn by all groups in the same geographic area, physical protection is not the only function.
Sheaths also act as spiritual protection from evil influences that can enter body orifices, particularly through the genitals.
As threat displays became more symbolic than practical, some societies have developed penis sheaths for different occasions, from ceremonial use to everyday wear.
Ucko points out that in some groups the youth wear penis sheaths at a time in their lives when virility is alluring and the elders are freed from the responsibility of this signal.
By contrast, in other groups the older men wear penis sheaths and the young do not, denoting changing times.
In Gell's study, we can see that in one part of the valley, egg-shaped penis sheaths were used in the north and elongated sheaths in the south.
Ucko, Peter J. "Penis Sheaths: A Comparative Study." Proceedings of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1970): 24A–67.
The stem is about 2 1/2 feet high, round, slightly flattened at the top, the color a purplish-green, much hidden by persistent withered sheaths.
As the sheaths of the branchlets are of a very pretty pink, the plant has a tricolored effect.
From sleek, elegant sheaths and little black dresses with unique details to one-shoulder styles and flirty strapless columns, cocktail dresses now do more than just merely fit a plus size figure.
The store carries a range of attractive dresses, including sheaths and shirt dresses, in size 16 for petite misses frames.
Sheaths: Easily one of the most comfortable, classy styles around, the sheath is a fitted dress.
Temple tips: These are the sheaths that go over the ends of the temples (most commonly on metal frames) to hold eyeglasses in place and promote comfort above and behind the ears.
A chomping bite that is hard enough to break the skin can also introduce bacteria into the finger tendons or their sheaths.
Fasciitis-Inflammation of the fascia (plural, fasciae), which refers to bands or sheaths of connective tissue that cover, support, or connect the muscles and internal organs.
Axons are covered by sheaths of an insulating whitish substance called myelin, and the region in which they lie is accordingly called white matter.
Two sheaths are present on the outside of the follicle serving as a protective barrier.
It is within these sheaths that the hair shaft is found.
Male condoms are thin sheaths of material, typically latex, that cover the penis during sexual intercourse to prevent pregnancy.
You might expect to find scores of photographs of her in tight outfits or low-cut sheaths, but racy swimsuit or lingerie photos are nearly impossible to find.
Work dresses, from sheaths to jersey materials are a great way to tackle the business casual dilemma.
Witness the way Michelle Obama combines jackets with sheaths.
Tall women look phenomenal in long, floor-sweeping gowns, and sleek sheaths are always flattering to women of any height.
If this is your goal, steer clear of extravagant styles and look to simple sheaths with minimal detailing.
Opt for sheaths that just skim the body, one-shoulder or off-the-shoulder dresses, sleeveless styles, bubble hems and shifts.
Loose cuts, in the form of knee-grazing sheaths, A-lines or shifts, are cool and classic, while bare shoulders, halter tops and off-the-shoulder cuts add a fun element to your ensemble.
sheaths to the bundles.
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