Mountain alternates with valley, so that not more than one-eighth of the countrys entire area is cultivable.
There is some poetry in this composition, but it alternates with very prosaic details.
And hence I found the required area of the circular segment 2 x3 A x5 il-A to be x - 5 - 7, &c. And in the same manner might be 3 produced the interpolated areas of other curves; as also the area of the hyperbola and the other alternates in this series (1 - (i+xx) 1, (1 --xx) I, &c....
Ancient myths are admitted without undergoing analysis; the most naïve realism alternates with daring efforts at spiritualizing.
In the Marquette district of Michigan (Lake Superior) schistose specular ore occurs in important deposits, associated with a jasper rock, in which the ore alternates with bands of red quartzite.
- The Rumanian climate alternates between extreme cold in winter, when the thermometer may fall to-20° Fahrenheit and extreme heat in summer, when it may rise to ioo° in the shade.
He alternates between the use of verse and prose; and his hesitancy in choosing a medium of expression is amply justified, for the writer's prose is not more distinguished than his verse.
(2) With very few exceptions, the polyp is not the only type of individual that occurs, but alternates in the life-cycle of a given species, with a distinct type, the medusa, while in other cases the polyp-stage may be absent altogether, so that only medusa-individuals occur in the life-cycle.
In other gallflies and in aphids we find that a sexual generation alternates with one or with many virgin generations.
The plants are admirably adapted for climates in which a season favourable to growth alternates with a hot or dry season;.
If we put this in the form y=a sin (x - e), we see that y=o, for x =e, e +aX, e+2A, e+;X, and so on, that y is + from x=e to x=e+iX, - from e+zX to e+?A, and so on, and that it alternates between the values+a and - a.
The supreme court is composed of 11 " ministros " or justices, four alternates, a " fiscal " or public prosecutor and the attorneygeneral - all elected by popular vote for a term of six years.
3, 6, 7), alternates direct objections and answers (i.
an outer whorl of five opposite the petals alternates with an inner whorl of five opposite the sepals; at the base of each of the antisepalous stamens is a honey-gland.
Here, intense solar radiation by day, which raises the surface when dry to a temperature approaching 80° F., alternates with severe frost by night.
The northern portion is generally level; the soil is of indifferent quality, strong and marly in a few places, but rocky in all the valleys of the Sierra de Avila; and the climate alternates from severe cold in winter to extreme heat in summer.
The stigma alternates with the dissepiments of a syncarpous pistil, or, in other words, corresponds with the back of the loculaments; but in some cases it would appear that half the stigma of one carpel unites with half that of the contiguous carpel, and thus the stigma is opposite the dissepiments, that is, alternates with the loculaments, as in the poppy.
This blatancy factor, embedded in UFO waves, alternates with periods in which UFO behavior seems more subtle, even furtive.
alternates annually between social sciences and humanities.
Kathy Reichs seems to have become bipolar: unlike Patricia Cornwall who went into a long plummet of quality, she alternates.
CRITICAL ACCLAIM ' Woodrell alternates between reaming the language with a dry corncob and practicing a particularly skillful kind of literary cabinetwork.
deputized alternates or successors.
The National Command Authorities (NCA) are the President and Secretary of Defense together with their duly deputized alternates or successors.
It's a work which alternates beautifully lyrical and delicate passages with scenes of extreme violence and brutality.
nominative pronouns, but only in the third person where il alternates with elle.
ox plows " (in other words, the direction of lay alternates from line to line ).
plougheans " as the ox plows " (in other words, the direction of lay alternates from line to line ).
Ancient myths are admitted without undergoing analysis; the most naÃ¯ve realism alternates with daring efforts at spiritualizing.
Here, intense solar radiation by day, which raises the surface when dry to a temperature approaching 80Ã‚° F., alternates with severe frost by night.
- The Rumanian climate alternates between extreme cold in winter, when the thermometer may fall to-20Ã‚° Fahrenheit and extreme heat in summer, when it may rise to iooÃ‚° in the shade.
This alternates with a story of ardent love, which eventually results in a veritable three-cornered relationship.
June - June has not one but three birthstones - pearl is the primary stone, with alexandrite and moonstone as alternates.
December - For those born in festive December, turquoise and alternates tanzanite and blue topaz are the stones used in birthstone jewelry.
The list includes a primary gem for each month and one or two alternates.
It alternates with NREM sleep about every hour and a half throughout the night.
With strabismus, in some cases the eye turn occurs always in the same eye; however, sometimes the turn alternates from one eye to the other.
Parents are advised to discuss fire and escape routes (including alternates) from their home with their children.
This repeats either completely across the room, or alternates from side to side.
Chess is a strategy board game involving 32 pieces--sixteen each for white and black--that you maneuver around aneight square by eight square board that alternates white and black squares.
As each sign alternates, they also reflect a polarity (positive/negative, yin/yang and masculine/feminine).
Standard straight lacing alternates laces.
This type of circuit alternates upper and lower body exercises.
Interval training is a type of aerobic exercise that alternates bursts of high energy activity with periods of low-intensity movements.
Interval training alternates short bursts of high-intensity activity, such as sprinting, with longer bursts of low intensity activity, such as jogging.
The first is the guitar piece which alternates between two keys, one for the verses and one for the choruses.
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