A-stem sentence example

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  • These vary in form, but essentially they consist of a stem of porcelain, coarse earthenware, glass or other non-conducting substance, protected by an overhanging roof or screen.

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  • The Mosses and Liverworts include forms with a more or less leaf-like thallus, such as many of the liverworts, and forms in which the plant shows a differentiation into a stem bearing remarkably simple leaves, as in the true mosses.

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  • One side of a stem may be more turgid than the opposite one, and the maximum turgidity, with its consequent growth, may alternate between two opposite sides.

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  • The growing apex of such a stem will alternately incline, first to one side and then to the other, exhibiting a kind of nodding movement in the two directions.

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  • The plant formation may be designated in technical language ph the termination -ion added to a stem denoting the habitat.

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  • Metamorphosis.It has already been pointed out that each kind of member of the body may present a variety of forms. For example, a stem may be a tree-trunk, or a twining stem, or a tendril, or a thorn, or a creeping rhizome, or a tuber; a leaf may be a green foliage-leaf, or a scale protecting a bud, or a tendril, or a pitcher, or a floral leaf, either sepal, petal, stamen or carpel (sporophyll); a root may be a fibrous root, or a swollen tap-root like that of the beet or the turnip. All these various forms are organs discharging some special function, and are examples of what Wolff called modification, and Goethe metamorphosis.

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  • The plants generally have a rhizome bearing radical leaves, as in asphodel, rarely a stem with a tuft of leaves as in Aloe, very rarely a tuber (Eriospermum) or bulb (Bowiea).

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  • One of these, Cyathea dregei, found in moist places and open land, has a stem 20 ft.

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  • Bog-asphodel (Narthecium ossifragum), a member of the same family, is a small herb common in boggy places in Britain, with rigid narrow radical leaves and a stem bearing a raceme of small golden yellow flowers.

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  • They, at any rate, seem to have been the first to grasp the idea that a wine-glass is not merely a bowl, a stem and a foot, but that, whilst retaining simplicity of form, it may nevertheless possess decorative effect.

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  • Bladder-wort bears small, yellow, two-lipped flowers on a stem which rises above the surface of the water.

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  • Thus Huxley, with true prophetic instinct, found that the sum of primitive characters of all the higher placental mammals points to a stem form of a generalized insectivore type, a prophecy which has been fully confirmed by the latest research.

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  • By this means a set of six hydrometers, each having a stem rather more than 5 in.

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  • All these are adaptations of a stem from which also Erin is descended.

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  • When worked at the top of a stem formed of the stock, the growth from the graft or bud must be pruned in a similar way.

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  • Henry Phillips (1775-1838), in his Flora historica, remarks that Turner (1568) "calls it gelouer, to which he adds the word stock, as we would say gelouers that grow on a stem or stock, to distinguish them from the clove-gelouers and the wall-gelouers.

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  • The beam must be provided with a small ball of metal which can be screwed up and down a stem on the top of the beam for the purpose of accurately adjusting the position of the centre of gravity, and there should be a small adjustable weight on a fine screw projecting horizontally from one end of the beam for the purpose of accurately balancing the arms.

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  • In the order Stelechotokea the colony consists of a stem formed by a greatlyelongated mother zooid, and the daughter zooids are borne as lateral buds on the stem.

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  • Generally towards the end of the first year the original thin protective layer of a stem or branch is replaced by a thin layer of "cork," that is a layer of cells the living contents of which have disappeared while the walls have become thickened and toughened as the result of the formation in them of a substance known as suberin.

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  • In the case of incrustation the whole substance of the fossilized specimen - e.g., a stem of Sigillaria - may be replaced by mineral matter, such as sandstone or shale, giving a cast of the whole, on the outer surface of which the external markings, such as the bases of leaves and the scars left by their fall, are visible in their natural form.

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  • The Icelandic gunboat is risking getting a stem packed with ice in a very tender spot from the trawler steaming at high speed.

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  • All ratchet secateurs have anvil type blades and cannot cut a stem at an angle, as usually recommended in books.

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  • The Mosses and Liverworts (see BRYOPHYTA) include forms with a more or less leaf-like thallus, such as many of the liverworts, and forms in which the plant shows a differentiation into a stem bearing remarkably simple leaves, as in the true mosses.

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  • Add a stem made from a short piece of floral wire to each "flower" by wrapping around the bottom of the sock flower and overlapping the stem.

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  • With this design, you can use the remaining cupcakes to form a stem or elaborate on the main design.

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  • At Knockmaroon Lodge, near Dublin, a plant, 16 feet high, with a stem some 6 inches in diameter, annually flowered and bore an abundance of seeds, from which seedlings were easily raised in a cold frame.

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  • In a peat bed, with Lilies and other peat-loving plants, it is very fine, and produces as many as five flowers on a stem.

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  • Similar to it are I. subbiflora and I. nudicaulis, which is one of the best of the dwarf Flags, from 4 to 10 inches high; its flowers large, of a rich violet-blue, four to seven on a stem in early summer.

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  • The flowers, on a stem of about 6 inches high, are somewhat smaller than I. iberica, of a uniform lilac color, though marked with veins, but the uniformity is broken by a conspicuous "signal" patch of deep purple on the fall.

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  • It has leathery leaves, and its erect stems bear long, handsome, and slightly-drooping racemes of pure white flowers, rather like a Lily-of-the-Valley, half an inch across, ten or twenty of which are borne on a stem.

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  • From the centre of each tuft springs a stem 6 or 7 feet high, terminated in the flowering season by a close cylindrical spike 9 inches long, which is of dark olive, but changes to brownish-black as it ripens.

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  • The leaves form a dense tuft on the top of a stem 1 to 3 feet high, and are 3 or 4 inches broad at the base, tapering to a long point; flowers in a dense oblong head nearly 1 foot long, bright yellow or tinged red, appearing in late autumn.

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  • They hang from the ceiling by a chain or a stem.

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  • The tuning fork is a metal instrument with a stem and two prongs that vibrate when struck.

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  • Family members of patients who do require a protected environment, such as people who have had a stem cell transplant, should only receive the killed virus vaccine (injection).

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  • Find instructions for making a stem at Origami-Fun.com.

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  • Attach a stem using a pipe cleaner or paper-covered wire.

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  • To gather your lilies into a bouquet, use floral wire or chenille pipe cleaners to give each bloom a stem.

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  • These interesting designs feature a stem or "peg" at the bottom, which secures the candle holder into a base.

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  • You could easily replace that with a tiara or an orange beret (adding a stem will be easy--rolled-up felt and a safety pin are all it takes).

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  • It also happens to be the label's signature print, and it includes a range of leaves in competing hues that somehow play beautifully with one another to create a stem formation.

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  • If you choose to play pin the stem, cut several stems out of brown construction paper and have each child put his or her name on a stem.

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