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  • Vera was saying with an arch smile.
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  • Both it and the arch are built of Istrian stone.
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  • At the entrance to the latter the senate erected, in his honour, a triumphal arch which is still extant - a fine simple monument with a single opening.
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  • She reached the top of the stairs and stared at a similar scene leading past the Arch and all the way up the park toward the city.
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  • If you visit Rome and make your way to the Forum, nearby you will see the Arch of Titus.
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  • She glanced out the window and spotted the Arch.
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  • (1887, 1888); P. Pelseneer, " Protobranches aeriens et Pulmones branchiferes," Arch.
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  • Then again, I saw what you did at the Arch.
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  • Surprisingly, Fred O'Connor, arch fan of any hint of mystery, remained uninterested in the Donald Ryland-Edith Shipton-Jerome Shipton triangle.
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  • Murbach, " Beitrage zur Kenntnis der Anatomie and Entwickelung der Nesselorgane der Hydroiden," Arch.
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  • Heron-Royer and C. Van Bambeke, "Le vestibule de la bouche chez les tetards des batraciens anoures d'Europe," Arch.
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  • It is homologous with the distal ends of the ceratohyals or ventral elements of the hyoidean or second visceral arch.
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  • Anatomie des Herzens der Vogel and Reptilien," Arch.
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  • The result is that the tracery itself has to support the structure above it - is, in fact, constructional - whereas in most other countries the tracery is merely, as it were, a pierced screen filling in a constructional arch.
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  • The arch is surmounted by a triple attic with Corinthian columns; the frieze above the keystone bears, on the north-western side, the inscription aZS' 'Aqvat, OouEw 7rpiv rats, and on the south-eastern, aZS' do' `ASptavoii Kai ou X i Ono-Los 'TO Xis.
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  • All the arches are pointed and slightly horseshoe, preceding therefore by about two and a half centuries the introduction of the pointed arch into Europe.
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  • The most beautiful portion of the mosque, however, still exists in the prayer chamber of Hakim, where are to be found the earliest examples of the cusped arch and the origin of many of the geometrical patterns in stucco at the Alhambra.
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  • (For views of interior and exterior, see Architecture.) for in the entrance gateway of the Lal Darwaza or Red Gate mosque at Jaunpur, where an arch (of two rings of ogee shape) is carried by a solid wall, built under it, which is pierced with three doorways with bracket-capitals and architraves, returning therefore to trabeated construction.
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  • The climax of Mahommedan work in India is reached in that of the Mogul emperors at Agra, Delhi and Fatehpur-Sikri, in which there is a very close resemblance in design to the mosques of Syria, Egypt, and Persia; the four-centred arch, which is in the Mogul style, finds general acceptance, and was probably derived from Persian sources.
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  • It is a square tower built over a circular, probably Norman, arch, and has embattled corner turrets.
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  • Others are Bootham Bar, the main entrance from the N., also having a Norman arch; Monk Bar (N.E.), formerly called Goodramgate, but renamed in honour of General Monk, and Walmgate Bar, of the time of Edward I., retaining the barbican repaired in 1648.
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  • The door is formed by a lofty arch of the pointed form guarded on both sides with red bands exquisitely sculptured and having numerous inscriptions.
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  • Besides several interesting churches and palaces, it contains a fine arch, erected in 1595 in honour of Philip II., and partly constructed of inscribed Roman masonry.
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  • Heron de Villefosse, who has laid bare a beautiful temple of Jupiter, a triumphal arch of Caracalla, a Byzantine basilica and the gate of the Byzantine general Solomon.
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  • It has an arch under it, being supported partly on the side wall of the church, and partly on a massive pillar.
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  • The upper fall is known as the Rumbling Bridge from the fact that the stream pours with a rumbling noise through a deep narrow gorge in which a huge fallen rock has become wedged, forming a rude bridge or arch.
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  • The Palazzo Accoramboni, on the other hand, is a Renaissance structure, with a fine entrance arch.
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  • The whole town is full of specimens of medieval architecture, the pointed arch of the 13th century being especially prevalent.
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  • Close to the cathedral there is a triumphal arch decorated with bas-reliefs known as the Porte Noire, which is generally considered to have been built in commemoration of the victories of Marcus Aurelius over the Germans in 167.
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  • Remains of a Roman theatre, of an amphitheatre, of an aqueduct which entered the town by the Porte Taillee, gate cut in the rock below the citadel, and an arch of a former Roman bridge, forming part of the modern bridge, are also be seen.
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  • The name Tyburn (q.v.) was notorious chiefly as applied to the gallows which stood near the existing junction of Edgware Road and Oxford Street (Marble Arch).
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  • Mr Arch nevertheless retained sufficient popularity to be returned to parliament for north-west Norfolk in 1885; and although defeated next year owing to his advocacy of Irish Home Rule, he regained his seat in 1892, and held it in 1895, retiring in 1900.
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  • Trajan as represented on the Arch of Constantine, Roman Art, Plate III., fig.
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  • Parietal bones separated by the supraoccipital; prootic and exoccipital separated by the enlarged opisthotic. Pectoral arch suspended from the skull; no mesocoracoid arch.
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  • 224, also a number of other papers bearing upon lymph-production, in same; Thorne, " Endothelia as Phagocytes," Arch.
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  • There is no modern survival of the name of Tyburn, which finds, indeed, its chief historical interest as attaching to the famous place of execution which lay near the modern Marble Arch.
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  • The straight highway from the northwest which as Edgware Road joins Oxford Street at the Marble Arch (the north-eastern entrance to Hyde Park) is coincident with the Roman Watling Street.
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  • Two of its gateways are noteworthy, namely that at Hyde Park Corner at the southeast and the Marble Arch at the north-east.
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  • The first was built in 1828 from designs of Decimus Burton, and comprises three arches with a frieze above the central arch copied from the Elgin marbles in the British Museum.
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  • The Marble Arch was intended as a monument to Nelson, and first stood in front of Buckingham Palace, being moved to its present site in 1851.
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  • The Marble Arch was thus left isolated.
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  • In the 17th and 18th centuries it was a favourite duellingground, and in the present day it is not infrequently the scene of political and other popular demonstrations (as is also Trafalgar Square), while the neighbourhood of Marble Arch is the constant resort of orators on social and religious topics.
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  • At the beginning of the 20th century several important local widenings of streets were put in hand, as for example between Sloane Street and Hyde Park Corner, in the Strand and at the Marble Arch (1908).
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  • In 1582 Peter Moris, a Dutchman, erected a " forcier " on an arch of London Bridge, which he rented for Ios.
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  • Only the chancel of the old church remains, but its red sandstone arch is a remarkably fine example of Norman work; it dates from the middle of the 12th century.
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  • At Silver Islet, Lake Superior, mining was successfully carried on for years under the protection of a coffer dam and an arch of rich silver ore less than 20 ft.
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  • The Siegestor (or gate of victory) is a modern imitation of the arch of Constantine at Rome, while the stately Propylaea, built in 1854-1862, is a reproduction of the gates of the Athenian Acropolis.
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  • The Arco di Riccardo, which derives its name from a popular delusion that it was connected with Richard Coeur-de-Lion, is believed by some to be a Roman triumphal arch, but is probably an arch of a Roman aqueduct.
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  • The evolution of the arrangements for protruding the polypide seems to have proceeded along several distinct lines: (i.) In certain species of Membranipora the "frontal membrane," or membranous free-wall, is protected by a series of calcareous spines, which start from its periphery and arch inwards.
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  • Utility remains becomes substantially an arch of utilitarian proposi tions, with an artificial Great Being inserted at the top to keep them in their place.
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  • When running, they arch their backs and scurry away in a series of short leaps.
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  • The upper part of the tower is ornamented with green and blue tiles and the entrance arch is beautifully carved.
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  • They became feeble copies of Venetian palaces, in which one form of window, with an ogee arch, framed by the dentil moulding, is almost always used.
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  • A very handsome triumphal arch, now called the Porta de' Borsari, was restored in this year by Gallienus (as the inscription upon it, which has taken the place of an older one, cancelled to make room for it, records), and became one of the city gates.
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  • It is a double arch, and above it are two orders of smaller arcades.
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  • The same was the case with the Porta dei Leoni, another rather similar triumphal arch on the east of the city, and with a third arch, the Arco dei Gavi, demolished in 1805.
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  • Many remains from the Roman period have been excavated, such as traces of an amphitheatre, a triumphal arch, the old fortifications, an aqueduct, &c. The remains are preserved partly in the museum at Budapest, and partly in the municipal museum.
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  • In the cause of labour he was active for many years, and in 1872 he set an example to the clergy of all the churches by taking a prominent part in a meeting held in Exeter Hall on behalf of the newly established Agricultural Labourers' Union, Joseph Arch and Charles Bradlaugh being among those who sat with him on the platform.
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  • These foundations are clearly those of a Roman triumphal arch, which perhaps took the name "propylaea" from an ancient Greek structure on the same spot.
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  • This arch appears on Roman coins from Augustus to Commodus; according to Pausanias it bore two four-horse chariots, one driven by Helios and the other by Phaethon, his son, all in gilded bronze.
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  • The facade has a Gothic portal, ascribed to Giorgio da Como (1228), which was intended to have a lateral arch on each side.
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  • At the beginning of it stands the marble triumphal arch with a single opening, and without bas-reliefs, erected in his honour in A.D.
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  • The usual form of ventilating furnace is a plain fire grate placed under an arch, and communicating with the upcast shaft by an inclined drift.
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  • Left brachial artery arising from a common innominate trunk, instead of coming off separately from the aortic arch.
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  • It shows the characteristic hippopotamus-flange to the lower jaw, but has also a large descending process from the jugal bone of the zygomatic arch of the skull.
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  • He was buried with his wife in the graveyard (Fifth and Arch Streets) of Christ Church, Philadelphia.
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  • Special interest attaches to the recent discovery in the cavern of Ultima Esperanza, South Patagonia, of remains of the genus Glossotherium, or Grypotherium, a near relative of Mylodon, but differing from it in having a bony arch connecting the nasal bones of the skull with the premaxillae; these include a considerable portion of the skin with the hair attached.
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  • Portions of a chapel remain, dating from the 13th century, and including a porch and a stone altar; while beside it are traces of a tomb hewn out of the slate, and of some domestic building which had a staircase and a pointed arch above the door.
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  • It is situated on the south coast, on the Bay of Dungarvan, at the mouth of the Colligan, which divides the town into two parts, connected by a bridge of a single arch.
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  • The great gateway is a fine monumental arch in fair preservation, with an inscription to Antoninus Pius.
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  • Facing the arch, within the Hieron, their rear walls forming one side of the enclosure, are three temples, connected with one another by arches, and forming one design.
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  • (In 1901 a violent storm further damaged the temples and forced the gateway out of the perpendicular.) The other ruins include a triumphal arch of Constantine, a still serviceable bridge and a square keep or tower of late date.
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  • In the former the main supporting member or members may be an arch ring or arched ribs, suspension chains or ropes, or a pair of girders, beams or trusses.
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  • Masonry bridges are preferable in appearance to any others, and metal arch bridges are less objectionable than most forms of girder.
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  • For masonry, brick or concrete the arch subjected throughout to compression is the most natural form.
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  • The arch ring can be treated as a blockwork structure composed of rigid voussoirs.
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  • The stability of such structures depends on the position of the line of pressure in relation to the extrados and intrados of the arch ring.
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  • Generally the line of pressure lies within the middle half of the depth of the arch ring.
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  • By the introduction of hinges the position of the line of resistance can be fixed and the stress in the arch ring determined with less uncertainty.
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  • For an elastic arch of metal there is a more complete theory, but it is difficult of application, and there remains some uncertainty unless (as is now commonly done) hinges are introduced at the crown and springings.
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  • So far as superstructure is concerned, more material must be used than for an arch or chain, for the girder is in a sense a combination of arch and chain.
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  • On the other hand, a girder imposes only a vertical load on its piers and abutments, and not a horizontal thrust, as in the case of an arch or suspension chain.
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  • A granite arch built in 1377 over the Adda at Trezzo had a span at low water of 251 ft.
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  • The centre arch has a span of 152 ft., and rises 29 ft.
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  • The voussoirs of the centre arch (all of granite) are 4 ft.
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  • The thickness of the arch is 4 ft.
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  • The bridge is not continuous in width, there are arch rings on each face, each 16.4 ft.
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  • One centering was used for the two arch rings, supported on dwarf walls which formed a slipway, along which it was moved after the first arch was built.
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  • The stability of such structures depends on the position of the line of pressure relatively to the intrados and extrados of the arch ring.
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  • But if hinges are introduced at crown and springings, the calculation of the stresses in the arch ring becomes simple, as the line of pressures must pass through the hinges.
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  • Three cases therefore arise: (a) The arch is rigid at crown and springings; (b) the arch is two-hinged (hinges at springings); (c) the arch is three-hinged (hinges at crown and springings).
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  • At Rechtenstein a bridge of two concrete arches has been constructed, span 752 ft., with lead articulations: width of arch 11 ft.; depth of arch at crown and springing 2.1 and 2.96 ft.
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  • The arch is 15 in.
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  • After various repairs and strengthenings, including the replacement of the timber girder by an iron one in 1880, this bridge in 1896-1897 was taken down and a steel arch built _ _ __ _ I ?
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  • The chains of each pair were connected by bracing so that they formed a stiff inverted arch resisting deformation in its place.
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  • By curving the top boom of a girder to form an arch and the bottom boom to form a suspension chain, the need of web except for non-uniform loading is obviated.
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  • Baker stated that it had required patching for ninety years, because the arch and the high side arches would not work together.
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  • Expansion and contraction broke the high arch and the connexions between the arches.
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  • The difficulty of casting heavy arch ribs led to the construction of cast iron arches of cast voussoirs, somewhat like the voussoirs of masonry chambers and air locks, a feat unprecedented in the annals of engineering.
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  • The rise of the centre arch is 471 ft., and that of the side arches 46 ft.
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  • The arch rests on rollers and is narrowest at the crown.
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  • The Victoria Falls bridge over the Zambezi, designed by Sir Douglas Fox, and completed in 1905, is a combination of girder and arch having a total length of 650 ft.
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  • The centre arch is 500 ft.
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  • 'The centre span is a two-hinged parabolic braced rib arch, and there are side spans of 190 and 210 ft.
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  • The curve of the main arch is a parabola.
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  • Each half arch was supported by cables till joined at the centre.
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  • The deepest part of the valley is crossed by an arch of 541 ft.
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  • It is formed by a crescent-shaped arch, continued on one side by four, on the other side by two lattice girder spans, on iron piers.
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  • The arch is formed by two lattice ribs hinged at the abutments.
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  • The two arch ribs are 652 ft.
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  • The lattice girders of the side spans were first rolled into place, so as to project some distance beyond the piers, and then the arch ribs were built out, being partly supported by wire-rope cables from (3) Draw or Bascule Bridges.
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  • Since the erection of the Forth bridge, cantilever bridges have been extensively used, and some remarkable steel arch and suspension bridges have also been constructed.
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  • The intermediate piers should also have considerable stability, so as to counterbalance the thrust arising when one arch is loaded while the other is free from load.
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  • The girders of the side spans were rolled out so as to overhang the great span by 105 ft., and formed a platform from which parts of the arch could be suspended.
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  • (7) In some cases, especially in arch and suspension bridges, changes of temperature set up stresses equivalent to those produced by an external load.
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  • A frame used to support a weight is often called a truss; the stresses on the various members of a truss can be computed for any given load with greater accuracy than the intensity of stress on the various parts of a continuous structure such as a tubular girder, or the rib of an arch.
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  • Produced by long-continued subaerial decay and erosion, in later Cretaceous times this lowland extended from the Atlantic Ocean well toward the interior of North America; since then the whole continent has been generally elevated, and by successive steps the Appalachian belt has been raised to form a wide but relatively low arch.
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  • The master streams of the present have inherited their channels from the drainage systems of the Cretaceous lowland, and though raised athwart the courses of the lowland trunk streams the great arch was developed so slowly that these channels could be maintained through pari passu deepening.
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  • The river is here crossed by three bridges; the (upper) steel arch bridge, built (1895) on the site of the former suspension bridge (built in 1869; blown down in 1889; rebuilt as a suspension bridge) near the Falls, is crossed by double carriageways and footpaths and by an electric railway, and is probably the longest bridge of the kind in the world, being 1240 ft.
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  • A stone arch bridge, with nine arches, built of granite at a cost of $1,700,000 and dedicated in 1908, spans the Connecticut (replacing the old Connecticut river bridge built in 1818 and burned in 1895), and connects Hartford with the village of East Hartford in the township of East Hartford (pop. 1900, 6406), which has important paper-manufacturing and tobacco-growing interests.
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  • Near the Capitol, at the approach of the memorial bridge across the Park river, is the Soldiers' and Sailors' memorial arch, designed by George Keller and erected by the city in 1885 in memory of the Hartford soldiers and sailors who served in the American Civil War.
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  • Amongst the Arabs, lands were either held in common by a whole tribe, under a tenure known as the arch or sabegha, or sometimes, especially in the towns, under a modified form of freehold (melk) by the family.
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  • 3 He was also attacked by Arch, The duke undertook a translation of the Theory of Moral Sentiments, but the Abbe Blavet's version appeared (1774) before his was completed and he then relinquished the design.
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  • Both as regards structure and habits, the leopard may be reckoned as one of the more typical representatives of the genus Felis, belonging to that section in which the hyoid bone is loosely connected with the skull, owing to imperfect ossification of its anterior arch, and the pupil of the eye when contracted under the influence of light is circular, not linear as in the smaller cats.
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  • Caelus is sometimes associated with Terra, represented in plastic art as an old, bearded man holding a robe stretched out over his head in the form of an arch.
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  • A broad, low crustal arch extends southward at the junction of the Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains; the emerged half of the arch, constitutes the visible lowland peninsula of Florida; the submerged half extends westward under the shallow Florida.
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  • Flanking strata are even better exhibited in the Bighorn Mountains, the front range of northern Wyoming, crescentic in outline and convex to the northeast, like the Laramie Range, but much higher; here heavy sheets of limestone arch far up towards the range crest, and are deeply notched where consequent streams have cut down their gorges.
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  • Below the town to the north is a single arched bridge of the road, the arch having the span of 381 ft.
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  • The socalled Arco di Riccardo is a half-buried Roman arch with Corinthian pilasters, possibly a triumphal arch, possibly connected with an aqueduct.
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  • A triumphal arch at Vesontio (Besancon), which in return for this service was made a colony, possibly commemorates this victory.
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  • Of the Dominican monastery (1224) there still exists the stately Magdalen tower; while of the Augustinian abbey of St Mary d'Urso (1206) there are the tower and a fine pointed arch.
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  • Cuenot, " Excretion chez les mollusques," Arch.
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  • The zygomatic arch is variously developed, and the position of the jugal is a character for grouping the families.
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  • The front root of the zygomatic arch is nearly vertical, and placed so far back that it is above the second molar, while the orbit - a unique feature among rodents - is almost completely surrounded by bone.
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  • In the skull the zygomatic arch is slender and the jugal bone small and not extending far forwards, being supported by the long zygomatic process of the maxilla, while the infra-orbital foramen is mostly large, and there are no post-orbital processes.
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  • In the skull the tympanic bulla is hollow, the pterygoid fossa shallow and the zygomatic arch slender, with a rudimentary jugal bone.
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  • Finally, the Philippine Rhynchornys is represented by a rat with two pairs of molars and a long shrew-like nose, the zygomatic arch of the skull being also placed unusually far backward.
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  • This was divided from the nave, sometimes by an arch forming part of the structure of the building, sometimes by a screen, or by steps, sometimes by all three (see Chancel).
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  • Crowning the vine-clad hills behind it lie the ruins of the castle, a picturesque ivy-covered arch, whence a fine view is obtained of the Siebengebirge and the Rhine valley as far as Bonn.
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  • The hyoid arch is unlike that of any known mammal.
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  • A concrete arch is reinforced in much the same way as a wall, the stresses being somewhat similar.
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  • Cuenot, "L'heredite de la pigmentation chez les souris," Arch.
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  • The only notable object of antiquity is a triumphal arch, probably of the early 3rd century, in the S.E.
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  • See Heuzey and Daumet, Mission arch.
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  • Q' Penan?h g Prov.Welleley 3 s 0 -.._ .,.0 1=Higher 2 = Longitude East too ore Arch.
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  • The Cordova and Ubeda gates, and the arch of Baeza, are among the remains of its old fortifications, which were of great strength.
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  • It has a central tower surmounted by a spire of the 14th century, which necessitated the building of a massive stone screen across the chancel arch to support the piers.
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  • One of his contemporaries was Edward Lee (c. 1482-1544) arch the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, bishop of York, famous for his attack on Erasmus, who replied to Cold Harbor and the long siege of Petersburg, in which, him in his Epistolae aliquot eruditorum virorum.
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  • As the work grew, a training institution for evangelists was started in Oxford, but soon moved (1886) to London, where, in Bryanston Street near the Marble Arch, the headquarters of the army are now established.
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  • Any citizen could bring an impeachment (eisangelia) against the arch ons.
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  • It was built to consist of two bridges one over the eastern or Damietta branch of the river having 71 arches, the other, over the Rosetta branch, having 61 arches, each arch being of 5 metres or 16.4 ft.
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  • The height of pier from edge of flooring to spring of arch; was 28.7 ft., the spring of the arch being about the surface-level of maximum flood.
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  • In each arch are fitted two gates.
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  • Owing to the discovery of inscriptions relating to the Gens Vitruvia at Formiae in Campania (Mola di Gaeta), it has been suggested that he was a native of that city, and he has been less reasonably connected with Verona on the strength of an existing arch of the 3rd century, which is inscribed with the name of a later architect of the same family name -- "Lucius Vitruvius Cerdo, a freedman of Lucius."
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  • The principal extant monuments are a triple triumphal arch, with inscription, through which ran the road to Xanthus, and the walls, discernible on either hand of it; the theatre, 265 ft.
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  • The mosque of Tulun was built entirely in brick, and is the earliest instance of the employment of the pointed arch in Egypt.
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  • The curve of the arch turns in slightly below the springing, giving a horse-shoe shape.
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  • The beautiful little riverside temple, called the kiosk, was built by Augustus and inscribed by Trajan; and the latest building was the arch of Diocletian.
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  • It encloses a mass of ruins conspicuous in which are a fine triumphal arch, the colonnades of two streets, a gymnasium, &c. A stadium and a theatre lie outside on the south.
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  • Access from the city to the Alhambra Park is afforded by the Puerta de las Granadas (Gate of Pomegranates), a massive triumphal arch dating from the i 5th century.
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  • They are adorned by varieties of foliage, &c.; about each arch there is a large square of arabesques; and over the pillars is another square of exquisite filigree work.
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  • The roof is exquisitely decorated in blue, brown, red and gold, and the columns supporting it spring out into the arch form in a remarkably beautiful manner.
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  • Other important finds were seven statues of women from a sanctuary of Artemis Polo, .a temple and altar of Apollo Pythius, decorative terra-cottas from an archaic Prytaneion, a cemetery with carved and painted tombstones, and remains of a triumphal arch of Caracalla.
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  • The Estates refused to give them an amnesty for seven years; and the arch rebel, Angus Bell the Cat, with Argyll, the young prince, Lennox and other malcontents, declared that he was deposed, and proclaimed his son as his successor and Argyll as chancellor.
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  • The neck is long and curved, and its vertebrae are remarkable for the position of the canal for the transmission of the vertebral artery, which does not perforate the transverse process, but passes obliquely through the anterior part of the pedicle of the arch.
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  • Somehow he has the good fortune to come last, and when he places his stone the arch stands selfsupported."
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  • In cathedrals, monastic churches and the larger parish churches the stalls are fixed seats enclosed at the back and separated at the sides by high projecting arms, and placed in one or more rows on the north and south sides of the choir or chancel, running from the sanctuary to the screen or chancel arch.
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  • It is, therefore, decidedly preferable to employ " muffle-furnaces " in which the heating is performed from without, the fire-gases passing first over the arch and then under the bottom of the muffle.
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  • �, �, ?,, ,, O passes through a gap in the arch in such a manner that the gases cannot escape outwards.
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  • A stone bridge built by the Romans, and restored at various times, suddenly gave way in 1857 and is now in ruins; it was built on a natural arch, which, 184 ft.
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  • Then comes a series of tombfronts which terminate in a semicircular arch, a feature derived from north Syria, and finally the elaborate façades, from which all trace of native style has vanished, copied from the front of a Roman temple.
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  • In one of these earlier strata, of very great antiquity, there was discovered, in connexion with the shrine, a conduit built of bricks, in the form of an arch.
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  • Outside the town is a handsome triumphal arch in honour of Augustus.
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  • It is a fine headland of granite, pierced by a natural arch, on a coast renowned for its cliff scenery.
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  • Of its old gates the Hohe Tor, modelled after a Roman triumphal arch, is a remarkable monumental erection of the 16th century.
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  • In the realm of art the "middle ages" had already set in before Constantine robbed the arch of Titus to decorate his own, and before those museums of antiquity, the temples, were plundered by Christian mobs.
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  • The triumphal arch is not only far finer than any other in France, but ranks third in size and importance among those still extant in Europe.
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  • To judge from the traces of an inscription, the arch seems to have been erected in honour of Tiberius, perhaps to commemorate his victory over the Gallic chieftain Sacrovir in A.D.
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  • (y) Penultimate affection: i or y in the ultima causes several changes in the penult, as arch, " order," erchi, " to bid "; saer, " carpenter," pl.
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  • Loth, will be found in Arch.
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  • The Ouveze, a tributary of the Rhone, divides Vaison into two quarters - the Roman and early medieval town on the right bank, and the town of the later middle ages on the left bank, - the two communicating by an ancient Roman bridge consisting of a single arch.
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  • Two of the tower piers and a part of one arch give some indication of the grandeur of the building.
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  • The natural arch that admits one to Mammoth Cave has a span of 70 ft., and from a ledge above it a cascade leaps 59 ft.
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  • It previously consisted of a tower and chancel (with a fine Decorated window) built by Bishop Gower, the piers of the chancel arch being partly built on earlier Norman work, the Herbert Chapel (originally St Ann's) of about the same date as the chancel and rebuilt in the early part of the 16th century, and a nave built in 1739.
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  • So closely allied are these two fishes that their distinctness can be proved only by an examination of the gill-apparatus, the allis shad having from sixty to eighty very fine and long gill-rakers along the concave edge of the first branchial arch, whilst the twaite shad possesses from twenty-one to twenty-seven stout and stiff gill-rakers only.
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  • Through this arch Sikandar Adil Shah, the last king of Bijapur, was brought bound with silver chains, while on a raised platform sat Aurangzeb, the Mogul emperor, who had left Delhi three years previously to conquer the Deccan.
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  • The Perpendicular church of St Martin, with a tower of earlier date, having a Norman arch, is one of the largest ecclesiastical buildings in the county.
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  • The whole region may be looked upon as formed by an arch or anticline of Carboniferous strata, the axis of which runs north and south; the centre has been worn away by erosion, so that the Coal Measures have been removed, and the underlying Millstone Grit and Carboniferous Limestone exposed to the influences which form scenery.
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  • On both sides of the arch, east and west, the Coal Measures remain intact, forming outcrops which disappear towards the sea under the more recent strata of Permian or Triassic age.
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  • The northernmost member of the high plateaus is a broad east-west trending arch known as the Uinta Mountains.
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  • Most interesting among these are the Henry Mountains, formed by the intrusion of molten igneous rock between the layers of sediments, causing the overlying layers to arch up into dome mountains.
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  • The facial portion of the skull is very short; a long process of the maxillary bone descends from the anterior part of the zygomatic arch; and the ascending ramus of the mandible is remarkably high.
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  • A charter of Offa, king of Mercia (785), deals with the conveyance of certain land to the monastery of St Peter; and King Edgar restored the church, clearly defining by a charter dated 951 (not certainly genuine) the boundary of Westminster, which may be indicated in modern terms as extending from the Marble Arch south to the Thames and east to the City boundary, the former river Fleet.
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  • It was originally Norman of the 12th century, and the chancel arch and low vaulted chancel, in this style, are very fine.
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  • Latyshev (St Petersburg, 1890); Materials for the Archaeology of Russia, published by the Imp. Arch.
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  • At one point in its course it is crossed by the Rumichaca arch, a natural arch of stone, popularly known as the "Inca's bridge," which with the Minima gorge should be classed among the natural wonders of the world.
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  • Sala is an elevated platform surmounted by a triple arch, and approached by a flight of steps.
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  • Merwa is a similar platform, formerly covered with a single arch, on the opposite side of the valley.
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  • Part of the street crosses the Denburn ravine (utilized for the line of the Great North of Scotland railway) by a fine granite arch of 132 ft.
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  • A little to the west is the Auld Brig o' Balgownie, a picturesque single arch spanning the deep black stream, said to have been built by King Robert I., and celebrated by Byron in the tenth canto of Don Juan.
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  • 2, both the arch and trough are represented as diminishing, the former towards the north, the latter towards the south.
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  • The portion of an anticline which has been removed by denudation is the "aerial arch," dotted in fig.
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  • The later houses employ a very flat arch, the use of which goes on in some of the houses and smaller churches of the Renaissance.
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  • But Arch bishop Winchelsea had returned from exile in a belli gerent mood, and the place of Norfolk and Hereford was taken by an ambitious prince of the royal house, Thomas, earl of Lancaster, the son of the younger brother of Edward I.
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  • He Arch imprisoned some of them, and wished to try his late chancellor, Archbishop Stratford, for embezzlement, in the court of the exchequer.
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  • From both birds and reptiles the class is distinguished, so far at any rate as existing forms are concerned, by the following features: the absence of a nucleus in the red corpuscles of the blood, which are nearly always circular in outline; the free suspension of the lungs in a thoracic cavity, separated from the abdominal cavity by a muscular partition, or diaphragm, which is the chief agent in inflating the lungs in respiration; the aorta, or main artery, forming but a single arch after leaving the heart, which curves over the left terminal division of the windpipe, or bronchus; the presence of more or fewer hairs on the skin and the absence of feathers; the greater development of the bridge, or commissure, connecting the two halves of the brain, which usually forms a complete corpus callosum, or displays an unusually large size of its anterior portion; the presence of a fully developed larynx at the upper end of the trachea or windpipe, accompanied by the absence of a syrinx, or expansion, near the lower end of the same; the circumstance that each half of the lower jaw (except perhaps at a very early stage of development) consists of a single piece articulating posteriorly with the squamosal element of the skull without the intervention of a separate quadrate bone; the absence of prefrontal bones in the skull; the presence of a pair of lateral knobs, or condyles (in place of a single median one), on the occipital aspect of the skull for articulation with the first vertebra; and, lastly, the very obvious character of the female being provided with milk-glands, by the secretion of which the young (produced, except in the very lowest group, alive and not by means of externally hatched eggs) are nourished for some time after birth.
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  • The roof of the mouth is formed by the palate, terminating behind by a muscular, contractile arch, having in man and a few other species a median projection called the uvula, beneath which the mouth communicates with the pharynx.
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  • Among other conspicuous buildings are the large barracks and other military establishments; the town hall; and the Brandenburg gate, in the style of a Roman triumphal arch.
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  • The retorts are heated externally and are set in an arch, the construction depending upon the number of retorts, which varies from three to twelve.
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  • The arch and its retorts is termed a bed or setting, and a row of beds constitutes a bench.
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  • Condensation takes place in the ascension pipe, in the arch piece leading to the hydraulic main, and to a still greater extent in the hydraulic main itself where the gas has to pass through water.
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  • Ascension pipes give trouble unless they are frequently cleared by an instrument called an "auger," whilst the arch pipe is fitted with hand holes through which it may be easily cleared in case of stoppage.
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  • Amongst the numerous buildings with which Caracalla adorned the city, the most famous are the thermae, and the triumphal arch of Septimius Severus in the forum.
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  • Their houses are long, low and narrow: the side walls and roof are one, poles being fixed in the ground and then bent together so as to meet and form a pointed arch for the cross-sections.
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  • The second great mountain-system of Austria, the Carpathians, occupy its eastern and north-eastern portions, and stretch in the form of an arch through Moravia, Silesia, Galicia and Bukovina, forming the frontier towards Hungary, within which territory they principally extend.
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  • It is chiefly characterized by the almost universal employment of the pointed arch, not only in arches of wide span such as those of the nave arcade, but for doorways and windows.
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  • The actual introduction of the pointed arch took place at a much earlier date, as in the nave arcade of the Cistercian Abbey of Buildwas (1140), though the clerestory window above has semicircular arches.
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  • In the old town is a Roman triumphal arch, said to have been erected during the 3rd century A.D.
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  • In the second place, Isidore wishes to increase the strength and cohesion of the churches; he tries to give absolute stability to the diocese and the ecclesiastical province; he reinforces the rights of the bishop and his comprovincials, while he initiates a determined campaign against the chorepiscopi; finally, as the keystone of the arch he places the papacy.
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  • In their general policy the Sudan government adopted a system of very light taxation; low taxation being in countries such as Egypt and the Sudan the keystone of the political arch.
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  • It completely embraces the truncated cylindrical tympanohyal, which is of great size, corresponding with the large development of the whole anterior arch of the hyoid.
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  • The transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae are long, flattened, and project horizontally outwards or slightly forward from the arch.
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  • He saw the zodiacal band at midnight as a complete arch spanning the sky, agreeing in this point with the observations of Barnard.
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  • One anomaly of his observations is, his description of the arch as sometimes so bright as to resemble the Milky Way, a condition which would make it easily visible at ordinary altitudes.
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  • Chaplain Jones concluded, from his observations at Quito, that the central line of the arch made an angle of 3° 20' with the ecliptic, the ascending node being in Taurus, near longitude 62°.
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  • All the apartments open into the court; and on the south side is an open alcove, with a marble floor, and raised dais round three sides, covered with cushions; the front wall is supported by an ornamented Saracenic arch.
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  • Embolomeri, with the centra and intercentra equally developed disks, of which there are thus two to each neural arch; these disks perforated in the middle for the passage of the notochord.
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  • C. Labyrinthodonta, with simple biconcave vertebral disks, very slightly pierced by a remnant of the notochord and supporting the loosely articulated neural arch.
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  • Microsauria, nearest the reptiles, with persistent notochord completely surrounded by constricted cylinders on which the neural arch rests.
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  • Branchiosauria, nearest to the true batrachians; with persistent non-constricted notochord, surrounded by barrel-shaped, bony cylinders formed by the neural arch above and a pair of intercentra below, both these elements taking an equal share in the formation of a transverse process on each side for the support of the rib.
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  • This plan of structure, apparently evolved out of the rhachitomous type by suppression of the pleurocentra and the downward extension of the neural arch, leads to that characteristic of frogs in which, as development shows, the vertebra is formed wholly or for the greater part by the neural arch (14).
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  • This mode of formation of both the arch and the greater part or whole of the so-called centrum from the same cartilage explains why there is never a neuro-central suture in these batrachians.
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  • In these batrachians the pectoral arch falls into two distinct types - the arciferous, in which the precoracoid (+clavicle) and coracoid are widely separated from each other distally and connected by an arched cartilage (the epicoracoid), the right usually overlapping the left; and the firmi- sternal, in which both precoracoid and coracoid nearly abut on the median line, and are only narrowly separated by the more or less fused epicoracoids.
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  • The pelvic arch of some of the Stegocephalia contained a well ossified pubic element, whilst in all other batrachians only the ilium, or the ilium and the ischium are ossified.
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  • Iulius regis Donni f (ilius) Cottius praefectus civitatium quae subscriptae sunt"- erected a triumphal arch in honour of Augustus in 9-8 B.C., which is still standing.
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  • The churchyard, however, is entered by a Norman gateway, and there survives also a magnificent isolated bell-tower dating from 1533, of the best ornate Perpendicular workmanship. The abbey walls surround the churchyard, but almost the only other remnant is a single Decorated arch.
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  • An arch separated it from a large living room with a huge fireplace.
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  • She said she was near the big one-sided McDonald's—she meant the arch.
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  • I saved you from Hell, and I saved you from those things at the…at the Arch.
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  • She was prattling on about the planet Zzz where some arch villain who closely resembled Jerome Shipton, was to meet his due while climbing an icy cliff, in hot pursuit of a fair maiden whom Dean took to be a greatly slimmed down version of the author.
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  • In the third bay from the west is a doorway with a two-centred, chamfered arch of two orders.
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  • About 2m higher up is relieving arch of shale blocks on edge.
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  • A modern wooden screen below a two-centred arch divides the chamber from the north aisle.
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  • Four-centred arch at west end leads back to tower.
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  • On the triumphal arch of Titus in Rome there is a carving of Titus ascending to heaven.
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  • The arcade is much earlier, the latest Transitional style, the attempts at leaf decoration, the hint of a pointed arch.
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  • East wall: round-headed tower arch of two orders, springing from wall.
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  • North wall:- organ set in a recess under a segmental arch.
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  • Above the chancel arch, there is a doom painting.
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  • These two books between them stand like pillars of a proscenium arch, framing the perspectives of the looming twentieth century.
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  • One 14th century window has an elegant curved ogee arch and there are attractively carved corbels around other windows.
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  • Try resting on a lever arch file, or a purpose made or purchased angled desk top.
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  • Timber chocking next ensured a close and continuous support for the remaining masonry arch rings.
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  • The doorway is a 4 centered arch in chamfered and carved architrave.
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  • Aurora arch was first seen at 2100 UTC.
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  • The arched entrance itself is surmounted by a stone balustrade, echoed at third floor level by a timber balustrade and arch.
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  • There is an arch at 33m, outside of which schools of huge barracuda hang in the blue.
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  • Tall panel framing with arch braces visible at rear.
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  • South wall: segmental sandstone arch to the splayed reveal of the doorway; two splayed window embrasures; and one 19thC brass.
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  • Seen from the east or west the architecture seems utterly brutal: sheer walls relieved only by a blind arch.
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  • Never use a " hiding place ", eg, inside the wheel arch or front bumper.
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  • London open-top tour busses stop next to Marble Arch near to the hotel.
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  • The remains are now no more than a triangular building platform, with a sand stone arch leading into a vaulted cellar.
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  • The arch has to be built around a timber centering which will support the sections until keystone is in place.
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  • North wall: a two-centred arch to the church, with deeply hollowed chamfers terminating in pyramid stops; all in 19thC red sandstone.
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  • North wall: main doorway to church is broad, with a four-centred arch, the stopped, molded chamfers in brown sandstone.
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  • Inside, a double chamfered nave arch on semi circular responds.
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  • At the southwest corner of the shaft an arch leads from the base of the shaft into a high rift.
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  • Each arch [was] cinquefoiled, and the whole surmounted by an embattled cornice with small pinnacles.
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  • The remnants of the arch are known as the sacral cornu, and are located on either side of the hiatus.
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  • Proscenium arch survives, with top cresting, blocked by later inserted cinema screen.
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  • The responds of the tower arch have simple stiff-leaf crockets.. .
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  • A wheel arch that is covered with Ultraseal is a good indication that the tire has experienced a controlled deflation.
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  • This prepares the palatal arch for the developing dentition.
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  • West wall: two-centred arched doorway the arch turned in flat slabs rather than on edge.
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  • North wall: in the lowest stage is a round-headed 19thC doorway, the arch turned in pink sandstone voussoirs.
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  • West wall: slightly splayed doorway embrasure with two-centred arch.
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  • Here was her precious son being whisked out of her protective bosom into an unknown arch enemy... .
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  • The plantar fascia is a fibrous support for the arch of the foot.
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  • The dining area leads through an arch to the newly fitted kitchen.
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  • Thunderbirds 1 What is the name of the arch foe of the Tracy family?
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  • A feature of the nave over the chancel arch and along the walls are the 19 th century frescoes by Edward Frampton.
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  • The first building was put up in the early twelfth century and consisted of a simple stone gatehouse with an arch at each end.
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  • Can a greater amberjack ever have 23 gill rakers on the first gill arch?
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  • The bridge has a headway of 4.34m (14'3 ") under the center arch.
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  • In religious iconography, being shown beneath an arch is a traditional sign of divinity.
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  • An arch criminal named The Vampire uses a drug to turn a woman into a mindless idiot.
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  • The Kings Arms is a 16th century coaching inn where the main entrance was through the arch leading to the stables.
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  • I shall have more to say about the future of the Royal Arch at the annual investiture of Supreme Grand Chapter.
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  • The west doorway is modern and has molded jambs and a two centered arch.
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  • The Museum in Docklands holds objects related to the whaling industry, including a giant pair of whale jawbones set up as an arch.
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  • On the south side below the chancel arch is a carved oak eagle lectern.
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  • Admission to M Arch programs can be granted to students without professional degrees in architecture who are seeking the path to professional licensure.
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  • On rear of main range can be seen a large blocked arch with cambered lintel, probably a doorway to the original barn.
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  • Windows on rear range of 2 or 3 light double or triple rounded arch head within the stone lintel band.
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  • The Soviets claim to build a flat brick arch lintel of six meters without a steel beam.
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  • The steps to the rood loft are still visible in the chancel arch.
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  • Tudor Arch A shallow pointed arch usually in stone but also appears on wooden mantels.
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  • The house is approached through a large stone arch, in a secluded cobbled mews, closed to through-traffic.
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  • The evil duo have even managed to get their own spin-off, without their arch nemesis - a sitcom called the Brak Show.
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  • A small piscina with cusped arch by E arcade respond remains from former N chapel.
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