Aloft sentence example
Dean held it aloft for Fred to see.
One great gray bird, a gull or curlew, soared aloft in the blue heaven.
Also, water vapor in the air from the impact stays aloft for awhile.
She turned and gave him a big hug, wet hands held aloft.
Plain in plumage, being greyish brown above and dull white below, while its quills are dingy black, variegated with white, there is little about the mocking-bird's appearance beyond its graceful form to recommend it; but the lively gesticulations it exhibits are very attractive, and therein its European rival in melody is far surpassed, for the cock-bird mounts aloft in rapid circling flight, and, alighting on a conspicuous perch, pours forth his ever-changing song to the delight of all listeners; while his actions in attendance on his mate are playfully demonstrative and equally interest the observer.Advertisement
Shortly after the balloon was aloft west of the observation point, the theodolite operator swung his instrument rapidly to the east.
At death it is released from its bonds, as from long slavery, and joyously soars aloft.
When they are not soaring aloft buzzards are commonly seen sitting motionless on a telegraph pole or bare branch.
Then the elevator snatched the vision aloft and the watcher fled away in joyful excitement, and rejoined the fellow- conspirator.
Don't worry if you never caught firefly - this stands aloft in its own right.Advertisement
Hard turns and climbs can result in a strange stall experience where the copter "slides off" its cushion of air, and fails to deliver enough thrust downwards to stay aloft.
The only accessories are a large book or tome for the tablet she carries and a torch she holds aloft.
If you're looking for patterns for paper airplanes, visit the website of Ken Blackburn, who holds the world record for keeping a paper airplane aloft.
But, if he have patience, he will see it mount aloft and there execute a series of aerial evolutions of an astounding kind.
A massive collection of sinister looking implements was growingâ€”tools of their trade, all apparently necessary in order to remain aloft when maneuvering up or down perpendicular columns of frozen water.Advertisement
In fact, its strong hind limbs suggest it normally walked on two legs with its tail held aloft.
Seven Santas bore aloft colorful placards bearing ironic advertising slogans such as " Buy More, Be Happy ", " Work!
A row of pupils stood either side of the dancers the entire route, holding aloft badminton racquets in a wide arch.
Eventually we were led up some rickety stairs to a portakabin aloft the studio proper.
The central head is held aloft by female ' Victories ', on a shield ringed with oak leaves.Advertisement
A little bit more about the ' Diana ' trophy - it 's a statuette of the goddess holding her bow aloft.
The local magnates and several distinguished visitors attended, and Lambert was shown to the people borne aloft Henry on " great D'Arcy of Platten's " shoulders.
An Iraqi policeman holds aloft the body of a child killed by insurgents in the Shia holy city of Najaf.
He stood on a knoll in the stubble, holding his whip aloft, and again repeated his long-drawn cry, "A-tu!"
Its most remarkable monument was the column of Constantine, built of twelve drums of porphyry and bearing aloft his statue.Advertisement
The new dynasty now had earth to themselves, but Tawhiramatea, the wind, abode aloft with his father.
A massive collection of sinister looking implements was growing—tools of their trade, all apparently necessary in order to remain aloft when maneuvering up or down perpendicular columns of frozen water.
On the other hand it may be mentioned that on the 30th of June 18J5 the cross was for the first time since the crusades borne aloft through the streets of Jerusalem on the occasion of the visit of a European prince; and that in 1858 the sacred area of the Haramesh-Sherif - the mosque on the site of the Temple of Jerusalem - was for the first time thrown open to Christian visitors.
Bruce threw his infantry reserve into the battle, the arrows of the English archers wounded the men-at-arms of their own side, and the remnants of the leading line were tired and disheartened when the final impetus to their rout was given by the historic charge of the "gillies," some thousands of Scottish campfollowers who suddenly emerged from the woods, blowing horns, waving such weapons as they possessed, and holding aloft improvised banners.