Backwards sentence example
From a distance, it looked as if he leapt backwards into the abyss.
Instinct and fury blinded him. He felt the dagger sink into flesh and struck again, only to find himself flying backwards through the air. Rhyn shouted something at him, but Kris couldn't hear him, not with the memory of both Lilith and Hannah dying.
It may open either forward or backwards; and although present in the great majority of the species, and enclosing the teats, it may, as in many of the opossums, be completely absent, when the teats extend in two rows along the whole length of the under-surface of the body.
Three years later, on the 18th of March 1584, while playing at chess, he suddenly fell backwards in his chair and was removed to his bed in a dying condition.
A nervous system has been shown to exist in many species, and consists of a perioesophageal ring giving off usually six nerves which run forwards and backwards along the lateral and median lines; these are connected by numerous fine, circular threads in the sub-cuticle.Advertisement
In the latter case the overturning tendency begins as soon as the load leaves the ground, but ceases as soon as the load again touches the ground and thus relieves the crane of the extra weight, whereas overturning backwards is caused either by the reaction of a chain breaking or by excessive counterweight.
Owing to this joint the whole upper beak can be moved up and down with extra facility, according to the shoving forwards or backwards of the palato-pterygo-quadrate apparatus which moves sledge - like upon the cranial basis.
The premaxilla is always unpaired, but each half has three long processes directed backwards; one fuses with the maxillary bone, another helps to form the anterior part of the palate, while the third, together with its fellow, forms the " culmen " and extends backwards to the frontals, or rather to the ethmoid which there crops up on the surface.
The scapula is sabre-shaped, and extends backwards over the ribs, lying almost parallel to the vertebral column.
Forwards it covers, and has driven asunder, the optic lobes; backwards it hides the much shortened medulla oblongata.Advertisement
It has, therefore, been to some extent superseded by the long-wall method, the upper half being taken at the first working, and removed as completely as possible, working backwards from the boundaries to the shaft.
The test is really a ciliated velum developed in the normal position at the apical pole but reflected backwards in such a way as to cover the original ectoderm except at the posterior end.
He was conducted from that room along passages that turned backwards and forwards and was at last brought to the doors of the Lodge.
But hardly had he done so before he felt the bed rocking backwards and forwards beneath him as if it were breathing heavily and jolting.
Soldiers were continually rushing backwards and forwards near it, and he saw two of them and a man in a frieze coat dragging burning beams into another yard across the street, while others carried bundles of hay.Advertisement
Pierre looked over the wall of the trench and was particularly struck by a pale young officer who, letting his sword hang down, was walking backwards and kept glancing uneasily around.
He leaned over the seat and began rummaging through his backseat accumulation as the vehicle began to slide backwards.
Each pull upward would require Dean to release his grasp on the line that secured him should he slip and fall backwards!
The black horns, which are ringed in their basal portion, are comparatively short and not unlike those of the Asiatic serows in general characters, being subcylindrical, and curving slightly backwards.
Premolars with compressed crowns, increasing in size from before backwards.Advertisement
Pouch complete, generally opening backwards.
The small pouch, supported by the usual epipubic bones, opens backwards.
This custom, which owes its origin to Henry II., meant a loss of revenue to the lords, whose victory in this matter, however, was a step backwards.
Heterodactyle, first and second toes directed forwards, third and fourth backwards.
Miles made his adventurous journey through Oman, while Theodore Bent threw searchlights backwards into ancient Semitic history by his investigations in the Bahrein Islands in 1888 and in Hadramut in 1894 - 181n northern Asia it is impossible to follow in detail the results of the organized Russian surveys.Advertisement
To such fields may be added the yet more complicated problems of those reflex waves which flowed backwards from India into the border highlands.
There are thus substantial reasons for believing that the nephridium grows backwards from a funnel as does the coelomoduct.
In both the cavity originally or immediately continuous with the coelom appears first in the funnel and grows backwards.
The final settlement of a " future " settlement contract involved usually a crowd of persons, and the of " differ= passage of large sums of money backwards and for e"ces."
It is navigable by junks between that city and Ninguta, though the torrents in its course make the voyage backwards and forwards one of considerable difficulty.
In Nemertines the everted proboscis is retracted in the same way as the tip of a glove finger would be if it were pulled backwards by a thread situated in the axis and attached to the tip. The comparison may be carried still further.
Here the pits split into two, one part ending in a sac lined with sensory epithelium, and embedded in nervous tissue, the other projecting backwards as a long, glandular, blind canal.
The nervous system is represented by an oesophageal collar and a suboesophageal ganglion, whence paired nerves pass outwards to innervate the anterior extremity and backwards towards its posterior end.
Bloodhounds quest slowly and carefully, and when they lose the scent cast backwards until they recover the original trail and make a fresh attempt to follow it.
The other upper premolars and molars all formed on the same plan and of nearly the same size, with four roots and quadrate crowns, rather wider transversely than from before backwards, each having four columns, connected by a pair of transverse ridges, anterior and posterior.
The upper molars present a characteristic pattern of crown, having a much-developed flat or more or less sinuous outer wall, and two transverse ridges running obliquely inwards and backwards from it, terminating internally in conical eminences or columns, and enclosing a deep valley between.
But the French army was already completely out of hand, and the degree to which the panic of a crowd can master even the strongest instinct of the individual is shown by the conduct of the fugitives who crowded over the bridges, treading hundreds under foot, whilst all the time the river was easily fordable and mounted men rode backwards and forwards across it.
The metropolitan sewage was discharged untreated into the river, and the heavier solids deposited over the river-bed, while the lighter parts flowed backwards and forwards on the tide.
This is due to the fact that there are really two kinds of subtraction, respectively involving counting forwards (complementary addition) and counting backwards (ordinary subtraction); and it suggests that it may be wise not to use the one symbol - to represent the result of both operations until the commutative law for addition has been fully grasped.
From these statements, working backwards, we find successively that v= 5, u = 20, X = 22.
The change appears to begin in the fibrils which lie between the circular muscle fibres of the middle coat of the smaller arterioles and extends both backwards and forwards along the vessels.
The apparatus, after having been carefully cleaned and dried, is charged with pure and dry mercury which must next be worked backwards and forwards between A and B to remove all the air-bells.
Across the arms he balances the iron rod to which the glass bulb adheres, and rolling it backwards and forwards with the fingers of his left hand fashions the glass between the blades of his sugar-tongs tool, grasped in his right hand.
The two workmen face each other and walk backwards.
Unlike sloths, the megatherium has seven cervical vertebrae; and the spines of all the trunk-vertebrae incline backwards.
The nervous system consists of a ring below the suckers and of a large number of radially arranged tracts running forwards and backwards.
In the males the horns are usually compressed and triangular, with transverse ridges or knobs, and either curving backwards or spiral.
From the oviduct a long duct full of yolk passes backwards almost to the hinder end of the body and ends blindly in a globular dilatation just below the skin.
On the north the crag is crowned by a sort of plateau sloping backwards into a round-topped hill.
In the innocuous snakes the teeth are simple and uniform in structure, thin, sharp like needles, and bent backwards; their function consists merely in seizing and holding the prey.
Although firmly anchylosed to the bone, the tooth, which when at rest is laid backwards, is erectile, - the bone itself being mobile and rotated round its transverse axis.
The molars, as in other elephants, are six in number on each side above and below, succeeding each other from before backwards.
Against the weight of French numbers, nearly three to one, the Prussians were unable to stand, and presently they broke and drifted backwards, completely routed.
The army merely swung backwards, pivoting on its left wing, the corps preserving their relative order as it had been on the 16th, with the exception that the Imperial Guard was withdrawn to the spur on which Fort Plappeville stands, and the 6th Corps (Marshal Canrobert) crossed the line of march of the 3rd and 4th Corps in order to gain St Privat la Montagne.
Thus the first moon of the year 1873 being the first of a new cycle, the first moon of every sixth year, reckoned backwards or forwards from that date, as 1868, 1863, &c., or 1877, 1882, &c., also begins a new lunar cycle of sixty moons.
By this method the whole of the coal is got backwards, the main roads being kept in solid coal; the intermediate levels not being driven till they are wanted, a greater amount of support is given, and the pillars are less crushed than is usual in pillar working.
These are worked backwards, the coal being taken to a height of 20 ft., the opening being packed up with stone sent down from the surface.
The most successful of the first class, or pick machines, that of William Firth of Sheffield, consists essentially of a horizontal pick with two cutting arms placed one slightly in advance of the other, which is swung backwards and forwards by a pair of bell crank levers actuated by a horizontal cylinder engine mounted on a railway truck.
In Hippotragus the stout and thickly ringed horns rise vertically from a ridge above the eyes at an obtuse angle to the plane of the lower part of the face, and then sweep backwards in a bold curve; while there are tufts of long white hairs near the eyes.
The various species of oryx differ from Hippotragus by the absence of the white eye-tufts, and by the horns sloping backwards in the plane of the face.
In running, the head and neck are thrown backwards, while the tail is turned forwards over the back.
The blanks are placed in the slide J and the lowest one is carried forward to the die in two successive movements of the " layer-on " K, a rod working backwards and forwards on a horizontal plate and actuating the finger L, fig.
Let the particle which was at M originally be at m at the given instant, being displaced to the left or backwards.
In these bridges each bascule is prolonged backwards beyond the hinge so as to balance at the hinge, the prolongation sinking into the piers when the bridge is opened.
This would give a further extension backwards of over woo years, during which the equinox might have occurred in the month of the Ram.
The posterolateral angles of the gena are commonly produced into spiniform processes, which may project backwards beyond the middle of the body as in Paradoxides, or considerably beyond its posterior termination as in Trinucleus or Ampyx.
In the majority of Trilobites this groove passes backwards from the anterior or anterolateral edge of this plate to its posterior or postero-lateral border, dividing it into an inner portion continuous with the flabellum and fused tergal regions, and an outer portion bearing the eye.
One flagellum is entirely free and directed forwards; the other at once turns backwards and is attached to the convex or dorsal side of the body for the greater part of its length.
The rising to the trot should be performed easily; the legs must not swing backwards and forwards, nor should the hands be jerked up and down.
Trigonia; shell sub-triangular, umbones directed backwards.
Now it is not likely that Aristotle either, after having so often identified pleasure with activity, would say that the identification is absurd though it appears true to some persons, of whom he would in that case be one, or, having once disengaged the pleasure of perceiving and thinking from the acts of perceiving and thinking, would go backwards and confuse them.
So generally, the references backwards and forwards, and the cross-references, are really evidences that Aristotle mainly wrote his works not successively but simultaneously, and entered references as and when he pleased, because he had not published them.
Instead of distinguishing the days by the ordinal numbers first,, second, third, &c., the Romans counted backwards from three fixed epochs, namely, the Calends, the Nones and the Ides.
By extending it backwards, it will be found that the first of the era was the fourth of the cycle of indiction.
Both sexes are devoid of antler appendage; but in this the musk-deer agrees with one genus of true deer (Hydrelaphus), and as in the latter, the upper canine teeth of the males are long and sabre-like, projecting below the chin, with the ends turned somewhat backwards.
An extension of the British concession backwards was granted in 1898.
The central nervous system may be described as consisting of a collar surrounding the oesophagus, and two pairs of cords arising from the collar and passing backwards.
And the smooth hemispheres of the brain do not extend backwards so as to cover any part of the cerebellum.
The palate is narrow from before backwards, this being especially the case in the hares, where it is reduced to a mere bridge between the premolars; in others, as in the rodent-moles (Bathyerginae), it is extremely narrow transversely, its width being less than that of one of the molar teeth.
In hares and pacas the inside of the cheeks is hairy; and in some species, pouched rats and hamsters, there are large internal cheek-pouches lined with hair, which open near the angles of the mouth and extend backwards behind the ears.
The incisive foramina are large and usually confluent; the bony palate is very narrow from before backwards; there is no alisphenoid canal; the fibula is welded to the tibia, and articulates with the calcaneum; and the testes are permanently external.
On the other hand, the American forms, which have one pair of large chisel-like incisors in the lower jaw, also possess a lower canine, and show no marked gap in front of the cheek-teeth, nor any indication of the characteristic rodent backwards movement of the lower jaw.
The upper incisors have persistent pulps, and are curved longitudinally, forming a semicircle as in rodents; they are, however, not flattened from before backwards as in that order, but prismatic, with an antero-external, an anterointernal and a posterior surface, the first two only being covered with enamel; their tips are consequently not chisel-shaped, but sharp-pointed.
In some cases, as in all the varying hares, in addition to the eyes retaining their normal pigmentation, areas similar in extent and situation to those on the Himalayan rabbits also retain their pigmentation; and in the ptarmigan there is a black band on each side of the head stretching forwards and backwards from the eyeball, and the outer tail feathers are black.
The lower canines are large and directed upwards and outwards, and slightly curved backwards.
In one of these (Heteronotus trinodosus), the dorsal area of the forepart of the thorax is developed into a plate which projects backwards over the body of the insect, which retains its normal form, and conceals all but the head, wings and, legs.
The most remarkable feature, however, consists in the front part of the lower jaw being bent downwards and bearing two tusk-like incisors also directed downwards and backwards.
Many seeds grow well when raked in; that is, the surface on which they are scattered is raked backwards and forwards until most of them are covered.
A simple gonaduct on each side arises from the gonad near its posterior end and passes first forwards, then backwards, and lastly outwards to the external opening in the pallial groove, anterior to the renal aperture.
The latter extends backwards on the ventral side of the intestine.
Thanks to the glass-hardness of this face, the projectile is arrested so abruptly that it is shattered, and its energy is delivered piecemeal by its fragments; but as the face is integrally united with the unhardened, ductile and slightly yielding interior and back, the plate, even if it is locally bent backwards somewhat by the blow, neither cracks nor flakes.
The second volume, published in 1756, carrying on the narrative to the Revolution, was better received than the first; but Hume then resolved to work backwards, and to show from a survey of the Tudor period that his Tory notions were grounded upon the history of the constitution.
But its velocity relative to the cup, as it passes backwards, is - (V 2 - V 1), and since the forward velocity of the cup is Vi, the absolute velocity of the water is - (V2 - Vi) +VI or2V i - V2.
Specimens in the museum at Tervueren near Brussels show that in fully adult males the horns are subtriangular and inclined somewhat backwards; each being capped with a small polished epiphysis, which projects through the skin investing the rest of the horn.
The claws are large, strongly compressed, sharp, and exhibit the retractile condition in the highest degree, being drawn backwards and upwards into a sheath by the action of an elastic ligament so long as the foot is in a state of repose, but exerted by muscular action when the animal strikes its prey.
Backwards, Hobbes's relations are rather with Galileo and the other inquirers who, from the beginning of the 17th century, occupied themselves with the physical world in the manner that has come later to be distinguished by the name of science in opposition to philosophy.
Those of the upper jaw are directed upwards from their bases, so that they never enter the mouth, but pierce the skin of the face, thus resembling horns rather than teeth; they curve backwards, downwards, and finally often forwards again, almost or quite touching the forehead.
The under jaws are hinged on to the quadrate bones, which extend obliquely backwards, and are immovably wedged in between the squamosal and the lateral occipital wings.
The mandibular symphysis extends backwards at least to the fifteenth tooth.
Written records were few at the time when the pantheon was built up, so that the process of construction cannot be followed historically from stage to stage; but it is possible by arguing backwards from the later facts to discern the main tendencies at work, and the principal elementary cults that served as the materials.
In the Tay, Forth and Clyde, where important harbours are situated, great expense is involved in constantly dredging to remove the sediment continually brought down from the land and carried backwards and forwards by the tides.
Whilst feeding, the bird wades about, stirs up the mud with its feet, and, reversing the ordinary position of its head so as to hold the crown downwards and to look backwards, sifts the mud through its bill.
The antiquity of certain principles and details is undeniable - as also in the Talmud - but since one must start from the organic connexions of the composite sources, the problems necessitate proper attention to the relation between the stages in the literary growth (working backwards) and the vicissitudes which culminate in the postexilic age.
It had an invariable habit of digging a hole in the ground, into which it crawled backwards, remaining there all day with only its nose and ferrety eyes visible.
European scholars have inferred from astronomical dates that its composition was going on about 1400 B.C. But these dates are themselves given in writings of later origin, and might have been calculated backwards.
The sable and roan antelopes are distinguished from Oryx by the stout and thickly ringed horns rising vertically from a ridge over the eyes at an obtuse angle to the plane of the lower part of the face, and then sweeping backwards in a bold curve.
Wundt's comprehensive view that logic looks backwards to psychology and forward to epistemology was hundreds of years ago one of the many discoveries of Aristotle.
The head is covered with a turban, or a cap of a fashion peculiar to the Parsees; it is made of stiff material, something like the European hat, without any rim, and has an angle from the top of the forehead backwards.
The manner of writing up and down instead of backwards and forwards across the stone is obviously appropriate to a surface which is of considerable length, but comparatively narrow, a connected sense being thus much easier to observe than in writing across a narrow surface where, as in the gravestones of Melos, three lines are required for a single word.
Plague-rats have rarely been found in ships sailing from infected ports; and though millions of these animals must have been carried backwards and forwards from quay to quay betweenHong-Kong, Bombay and the great European ports, they have not brought the disease ashore.
The velum is also provided with a circlet of twelve tantacles (in some species sixteen) which hang backwards into the pharynx; these are the velar tentacles.
This it enters head-foremost from the rear, while "hermits" in general are forced to go backwards into their spiral or tapering shelters by the front.
The breaking is done by passing the stalks between grooved or fluted rollers of different pitches; these rollers, of which there may be from 5 to 7 pairs, are sometimes arranged to work alternately forwards and backwards in order to thoroughly break the woody material or " boon " of the straw, while the broken " shoves " are beaten out by suspending the fibre in a machine fitted with a series of revolving blades, which, striking violently against the flax, shake out the bruised and broken woody cores.
A pair of "post-branchial plates" projects backwards from the head.
These two principles are defined as reciprocating, for the flat bed which travels backwards and forwards; and rotary, for that which continuously revolves or rotates.
There were two type beds and two inking tables, which travelled backwards and forwards, and one platen only, situated in the middle of the machine, which in turn gave the needful impression as the type-formes passed underneath.
The sheets were severed after printing, brought up by tapes, and carried down to a sheet flyer, which moved backwards and forwards, and the sheets were alternately " flown " into the hands of two boys seated opposite each other on either side of the flyers.
The lower orders generally, have the hair over the temporal bone long, and brought in two long locks turning backwards behind the ear, termed zulf; the beaux and youths are constantly twisting and combing these.
Rapid progression is, however, performed only by the powerful hind-limbs, the animals covering the ground by a series of immense bounds, during which the fore part of the body is inclined forwards, and balanced by the long, strong and tapering tail, which is carried horizontally backwards.
The molars are usually not longer (from before backwards) than the anterior premolars, and less compressed than in the next section.
The typical genus Macropus, in which the muzzle is generally naked, the ears large, the fur on the nape of the neck usually directed backwards, the claw of the fourth hind-toe very large, and the tail stout and tapering, includes a large number of species.
As regards the teeth, canines are wanting, and the penultimate upper premolar is short, from before backwards, with a distinct ledge on the inner side.
Motion backwards and forwards once set up goes to cool the glowing mass of fiery vapour and to weaken the tension.
Again, the primary substance has rectilinear motion in two directions, backwards and forwards, at once a condensation, which produces cohesion and substance, and a dilatation, the cause of extension and qualities.
In consequence of the transformation being in a more advanced stage at the forward than at the hinder end, the ligament remains for a moment connected with the mass behind, when it has freed itself from the mass in front, and thus the resulting spherule acquires a backwards relative velocity, which of necessity leads to a collision.
Under ordinary circumstances the spherule rebounds, and may be thus reflected backwards and forwards several times between the adjacent masses.
They swayed backwards and forwards between the power of the people and the power of the few; but democracy and oligarchy passed sooner or later into the hands of a master who veiled his lordship under various titles, and generally at last into the hands of a family.
The appendages posterior to the mandibles appear as buds on the ventral surface of the somites, and in the most primitive cases they become differentiated, like the somites which bear them, in regular order from before backwards.
The velum is peculiar, being reflected backwards over the body and bearing, besides an apical tuft, three or four rings of cilia.
The mesoderm becomes segmented, and the parapodia subsequently develop from before backwards; but almost all internal traces of segmentation are lost in the adult.
He states that the wing during the down stroke strikes downwards and backwards, whereas in reality it strikes downwards and forwards.
They are also conical on section from within outwards and from before backwards, this shape converting the pinionsinto delicately graduated instruments balanced with the utmost nicety to satisfy the requirements of the muscular system on the one hand and the resistance and resiliency of the air on the other.
During the up or return stroke, on the other hand, the posterior margin rotates in a direction from below upwards and from before backwards, so that by a similar but reverse screwing motion the pinion attacks the air from beneath.".
The movement of the bat's wing in extension is a spiral one, the spiral running alternately from below upwards and forwards and from above downwards and backwards.
If the wings were to strike backwards in aerial flight, the bird would turn a forward somersault.
If any one watches the horizontal or upward flight of a large bird he will observe that the posterior or flexible margin of the wing never rises during the down stroke to a perceptible extent, so that the under surface of the wing, as a whole, never looks backwards.
The reverse of this, in Marey's opinion, takes place during the elevation of the wing - the resistance of the air from above causing the upper surface of the wing to look backwards....
On the other hand, a sufficient analysis here may be expected to yield us a statement of the reality of things in its last terms, and thus to shed a light backwards upon the true nature of our subordinate conceptions.
More remarkable is Peltephilus, on account of the fact that the teeth, which are simple, with a chevronshaped section, form a continuous series from the front of the jaw backwards, the number of pairs being seven.
From its appearance, and the ease with which it moves backwards, has arisen the popular belief that the amphisbaena has two heads, and that when the body is cut in two the parts seek each other out and reunite.
The initials of 80, read backwards, give Commodianus Mendicus Christi.
It may even eddy backwards, as indicated by the curved arrows, and it is no uncommon thing, in walking up a steep hill in the contrary direction to the flight of the clouds, to find that the rain is coming from behind.
The spiral horns are low at the crown, with a clear space between the roots, and sweep in a wide curve, sloping slightly backwards, and clear of the cheek.
That this gives the same result as adding 4 to 5 may be seen by reckoning the series backwards.
This, of course, is unintelligible on the grouping system of treating number; on the counting system it merely means that we count backwards from o, just as we might count inches backwards from a point marked o on a scale.
On the counting system we can count either forwards or backwards, and we can work either from the left or from the right.
If we count backwards, the intermediate values are £3, 7s.
If We Count Forwards, Working From The Left, Or Backwards, Working From The Right; While, If We Count Backwards, Working From The Left, Or Forwards, Working From The Right, The Subtraction Is Of 6S.
However strange it may seem, we have to suppose that one by one in the course of long historical evolution somites have passed forwards and the mouth has passed backwards.
The smooth surface of the viscous billowy lava is further diversified by long twisted " ropes," curving backwards and forwards up and down the undulations.
The horns of the male rise from the crest of the skull, and after bending gradually backwards terminate in smooth tips; the front surface of the remainder carrying bold transverse ridges or knots.
The latter sends a horizontal or slightly ascending process backwards below the orbit to join the under surface of the zygomatic process of the squamosal, which is remarkably large, and instead of ending as usual behind the orbit, runs forwards to join the greatly developed post-orbital process of the frontal, and even forms part of the posterior and inferior boundary of the orbit, an arrangement not met with in other mammals.
The opening of the anterior nostrils is prolonged backwards on each side of the face between the nasals and the elongated slender premaxillae.
The glenoid surface for the articulation of the mandible is greatly extended transversely, concave from side to side, convex from before backwards in front, and hollow behind, and is bounded posteriorly at its inner part by a prominent post-glenoid process.
The former has a wide but shallow floccular fossa on its inner side, and sends backwards a considerable " pars mastoidea," which appears on the outer surface of the skull between the posttympanic process of the squamosal and the exoccipital.
The tympanic forms a tubular meatus auditorius externus directed outwards and slightly backwards.
The condyle is greatly elevated above the alveolar border; its articular surface is very wide transversely, and narrow and convex from before backwards.
The coronoid process is slender, straight, and inclined backwards.
The spine is very slightly developed; rather above the middle its edge is thickened and somewhat turned backwards, but it gradually subsides at the lower extremity without forming any acromial process.
They have the power of extruding their jaws from the mouth, and of working them alternately backwards and forwards.
They have their convex edge directed forwards, and their concave, or cutting edge, turned backwards.
The remainder appear from before backwards in regular order, viz.
In size and appearance it bears a considerable resemblance to the hedgehog, its upper surface being covered over with strong spines directed backwards, and on the back inwards, so as to cross each other on the middle line.
Hands shoved backwards into his back pockets, he took slow deliberate steps, as if he had something on his mind.
To this day I wonder why she took a step backwards on the alter steps by marrying me.
All four Dawkinses were seated at the breakfast table by seven and bending over backwards to be nice to one another when Dean delivered a tray of pastry.
To suppose that all mythical stories are fables invented by the philosophers is to write history backwards avid confound the instinctive, impersonal, poetic wisdom of the earliest times with the civilized, rational and abstract occult wisdom of our own day.
The angle 0 through which the displacement occurs is measured backwards, i.e.
Hinks claims that thus never more than oneor two-tenths of a revolution of the screw need be used in making the measure, and little time is lost in running the screw backwards and forwards.
The results of revelation he found in the Holy Scriptures and in the writings of the fathers and the great theologians of the church; and his method was to proceed backwards.
The slips thus placed in contact give the multiples of the number 2085, the digits in each parallelogram being added together; for example, corresponding to the number 6 on the right-hand slip, we have o, 8+3, 0+4, 2, i; whence we find o, I, 5, 2, r as the digits, written backwards, of 6X2085.
In addition to certain details in the conformation of the skull, the horns are much more slender than in the ordinary white goat, and instead of bending regularly backwards till near their tips, curve widely outwards from their bases.
Canine very small; a considerable interval between it and the first premolar, which is as long from before backwards but not so broad as the molars, and has a cutting edge, with a smaller parallel inner ridge.
Although the ritualistic discussions of the Brahmanas are for the most part of a dry and uninteresting nature to an even greater degree than is often the case with exegetic theological treatises, these works are nevertheless of considerable importance both as regards the history of Indian institutions and as "the oldest body of Indo-European prose, of a generally free, vigorous, simple form, affording valuable glimpses backwards at the primitive condition of unfettered Indo-European talk" (Whitney).
Thus even ir these constructive processes there occurs a constant pas,age of energy backwards and forwards from the kinetic to the potential condition and vice versa.
All birds have, like most reptiles, a welldeveloped third lid or " nictitating membrane," which moves from the inner canthus obliquely upwards and backwards over the cornea.
It is in dry and sandy soil that the ant-lion lays its trap. Having marked out the chosen site by a circular groove, it starts to crawl backwards, using its abdomen as a plough to shovel up the soil.
The slaughtering - the object of which is to insure the complete bleeding of the body, the Jews being forbidden to eat blood - is done by severing the windpipe with a long and razor-sharp knife by one continuous stroke backwards and forwards.
The first recorded form of plough is found on the monuments of Egypt, where it consists simply of a wooden wedge tipped with iron and fastened to a handle projecting backwards and a beam, pulled by men or oxen, projecting forwards.
As the oscilla swung in the wind, oscillare came to mean to swing, hence in English "oscillation," the act of swinging backwards and forwards, periodic motion to and fro, hence any variation or fluctuation, actual or figurative.
Beneath the anterior parts of the radula where it emerges from the caecum are a pair of cartilages, and attached to these a number of special muscles by which the radula is moved backwards and forwards to act as a rasp. The secretion of the radula at the closed end of the caecum is continuous, so that it is constantly growing forward as fast as its exposed anterior portion is worn away by use, just as a fingernail is pushed forward by constant growth at its posterior end, and is worn away or has to be cut short from time to time at its outer end.
The sublingual is represented by a mass of glands lying just beneath the mucous membrane of the floor of the mouth on the side of the tongue, causing a distinct ridge, extending from the fraenum backwards, the numerous ducts opening separately along the summit of the ridge.
With his shaggy head thrown back like birds when they drink, pressing his spurs mercilessly into the sides of his good horse, Bedouin, and sitting as though falling backwards in the saddle, he galloped to the other flank of the squadron and shouted in a hoarse voice to the men to look to their pistols.
Instead of having a curved base, the nursery glider has a flat base, with the chair moving backwards and forwards on tracks.
Others may put a spin on that idea, taking a word or name they like and writing it backwards.
It is very normal to experience a process of two steps forward, one step backwards.
You shouldn't have to struggle to push forward, pull backwards or turn.
The open back banjo has a muted sound because the clothing the player is wearing muffles the sound being projected backwards.
She named the mixture Essiac which is merely her last name spelled backwards.
Now, you can just face this fact and decide to deal with it gracefully, or you can be that 45-year-old guy who hangs out at the coffee shop wearing his baseball cap backwards and dressing like the 18-year-olds who serve the coffee.
While your instinct is to lean backwards, you have less control in this position.
Keeping your weight too far back, what is called backseat skiing, can cause backwards falls, which can in turn cause serious injuries.
As if that was not bad enough, skiing in the back seat can cause you to fall backwards.
Additionally, they discovered that attaching a fur covering to the bottom of these makeshift skis, and arranging the hairs so that they pointed backwards would keep the snow from sticking to the bottom.
Freestyle skiing uses a specialized ski called a twin tip which allows the skier to ski forwards or backwards.
This important feature prevents them from sliding backwards during the push-off stage of the stride.
Artists Kriss Kross even started the trend of wearing clothes backwards.
Since you will be stepping backwards in history when your school chooses to have a Renaissance, or medieval themed prom, you will want to look the part as well!
While your friend is sleeping deeply, get out a non-permanent marker and write the word "Gotcha", or something to that effect, backwards on his or her forehead.
The name of Winfrey's production company, Harpo, is Oprah spelled backwards.
Many hard working servers put in overtime to accommodate celebrities and their entourages and bend over backwards to ensure everything is perfect.
At the 1999 Academy Awards Celine Dion wore a white satin backwards tuxedo, complete with Fedora.
S. oppositifolia and its varieties succeed in deep, open, rich, loamy soil, and are finest in a fissure or on a ledge of the rock garden, where the roots can ramble backwards or down to any depth.
A root that is bent or twisted can grow sideways and backwards until it makes a complete circle around itself or around another root.
Most musicians use teaching as a way to supplement their gigging, but I suppose I'm doing it backwards.
Make sure the fan is sucking air out of the room and not blowing air in by placing the fan in the window backwards.
This technique is referred to as "upside-down and backwards."
Work backwards toward the backsplash, burying the cut tile at the back.
They are as simple as lifting your arms about your head, pushing your legs out, and raising your arms and leaning backwards.
True, if you wear those jeans buckled at the thighs with a backwards baseball cap, you'll look ridiculous.
Recent occasions and current events may be forgotten, the affected person loses the ability to perform mathematical calculations (such as counting backwards) and may become withdrawn, particularly in social situations.
You might find some great PS2 classics that you can enjoy on your newer system without worries of backwards compatibility and emulation.
The only time you can move the piece backwards is when you achieve a King.
However, developers will still support the Xbox for some time and the Xbox 360 offers limited backwards compatibility.
Rather the company releases a new system to takes its place (often with backwards compatibility, which is a plus point).
As soon as you land, jump backwards out of harms way.
Almost ironically, these original consoles offer the best "backwards compatibility" of all the PS3 models ever sold.
The emulation does not work with all PS2 titles and the backwards compatibility does not apply to video game accessories, like the guitar controller for Guitar Hero.
This led to a move away from PS2-based components as well, so the 40GB PlayStation 3 does not offer any backwards compatibility with the PlayStation 2.
With the introduction of the 80GB model, Sony re-introduced PS2 backwards compatibility to the PlayStation 3, but this does not work in the same way as the 20GB and 60GB PlayStation 3.
Walk backwards and boot the Twilight Hack.
Mutter "Electroplankton rules!" then try out one of the nearly two dozen voice altering options and listen as Volvoice plays your words backwards, faster, slower, and inside out!
You can't run backwards, making the challenge even greater.
A large selling point for the Game Boy Advance is its backwards compatibility.
Backwards compatible, meaning owners can play games previously released for Game Boy or the Game Boy Color systems.
An important feature of the GBC was its backwards compatibility with previous Game Boy games.
Again, this iteration of Game Boy systems was backwards compatible with all previous games and allowed for even larger and better-looking games to boot.
I did notice Colton seemed to have a pretty limber torso to shoot backwards and a split second later shoot in the opposite direction like it was nothing.
It had a color screen to compete with other handheld video game systems and was backwards compatible with the original Game Boy.
Push the sticks backwards, the Prince moves the ball backwards.
In order to turn you would move one stick forwards and one stick backwards.
Sometimes a choice will lead you backwards, sometimes forwards, sometimes in a completely strange new direction.
Ever since it was revealed to the world, many people have asked, "Is the PS3 Slim backwards compatible?"
Going through the different versions of the PS3 that have been released in the last three years, the level of backwards compatibility has changed substantially.
Looking at the PS3 Slim comparison, enthusiasts have wondered about the PS3 Slim backwards compatible features.
Since there are so many good PlayStation 3 games, the vast majority of people who are interested in the system likely will not need PS2 backwards compatibility.
The lack of PS3 Slim backwards compatible support is unfortunate, but it is unlikely to be something that is a deal-breaker for most people.
The number of USB ports has changed, as has the method of PS2 backwards compatibility and the size of the internal hard drive.
Since they're in the shape of a diamond, the top and bottom buttons moved your forward and backwards and the left and right buttons strafed you left and right.
However, its legacy is well established, and with the reported backwards compatibility of the next generation machine, the PS2's famed titles should still get some play for years to come.
As the only other "next-generation" machines the public had experienced up to that point, people came to expect that the Super Nintendo would have the backwards compatibility found on the Atari machines.
For those fans of the Nintendo GameCube, you will be glad to know that the system is backwards compatible, so you can play all your favorite titles using either a GameCube controller or the classic controller (sold separately).
Consistent with PlayStation 2, the system is backwards compatible to both PS2 and PS One games.
For those of you out there with original Xbox games, the 360 is now backwards compatible with a large selection of titles.
Nintendo's Wii, Xbox Live, and backwards compatibility are all ideas that were improvements of previous inventions.
The testers sometimes have to bend over backwards just to get it to run.
The storage was also a way to save the emulation programs that made the 360 backwards compatible with older Xbox games.
For the designers of the Xbox 360, backwards capability was a must.
There are many Xbox games that are backwards capable games for the Xbox 360, but why don't they include all the games?
If there is a particular game that you'd like to see Xbox 360 backwards capable, then you can email Microsoft at email@example.com.
Consoles that are not backwards capable get ridiculed.
The Xbox 360 backwards capability was a good decision, especially with the library of Xbox games still available and still being made.
It's also important to note that the Xbox 360 marks a significant step backwards.
You must always move your checkers towards your inner quadrant, never backwards, and you can't move to any point that has two or more of your opponent's checkers on it.
Just as the Nintendo Wii is able to play legacy GameCube games, the Xbox 360 is supposed to have some backwards compatibility with older games from the original Microsoft Xbox.
While there do not appear to be any problems whatsoever with GameCube games on the Wii, the backwards compatibility is not universal on the Xbox 360.
To reverse stitch you will need to turn the fabric around and go backwards.
The on/off switch is a twist type; however, it is backwards to most twisty switches.
They can also walk backwards and run with enough control for sudden stops or changes of direction.
In vesicoureteral reflux, however, urine that has already collected in the bladder is able to flow backwards from the bladder, up the ureter, and back into the collecting system of the kidney.
Non-right-handed children must either learn to use tools with their right hand, which can be awkward, inefficient, and frustrating, or to use tools backwards with their left hand.
Hummingbirds are the only birds capable of flying backwards.
They can flap their wings between 15-80 times per second, enabling them to not only fly backwards but to hover and maneuver with incredible precision.
This dance consists of left and right grapevine steps followed by a march backwards and two rock steps before changing direction one quarter turn to the left.
Instead of a simple left step, right step, back step pattern, the weight is very quickly shifted from left to right and back again, then right-left-right, before going into the same kind of backwards "rock-step" as in the two-step basic.
The female version is the same way, only mirroring the male, meaning she steps backwards first and dances the box on opposing feet.
However, in steps such as the Argentinian basic Tango, the follow's dance step is very different from the lead's, and trying to follow the steps backwards would result in several errors.
The "quick-quick" step is a ball change backwards.
What you want is to curl or wave the hair and work it up and backwards, creating body and movement, but also to create a pile at the top that will look adorable.
Put your most recent education first when you get to that part of your application form, then work backwards in time.
In 2004, she launched her own clothing line named ANARES, which is Serena spelled backwards.
Although his character is a backwards bungling reporter, Cohen himself is no fool.
If a child rolls Rocky backwards, it will make beeping noises similar to how a real truck sounds when it is moving in reverse.
Cranium has players doing all sorts of things to win -- spelling backwards, sculpting, singing or acting.
They can only move backwards and forwards and left to right.
It possible to create multiple jumps and have a piece "Kinged," allowing it to move backwards and forwards, instead of just forward like a single piece.
The logo has a backwards D and B intertwined.
Begin with the Chinese animal sign for the current year and move backwards.
Since the animals are in an assigned order as depicted in the previous chart, it's easy to begin moving backwards to find the correct animal sign from five years ago.
Backwards theme - Let kids put their clothes on backwards and do as many activities as possible backwards.
When tickled on any of his three tickle spots, the 15" tall Elmo now falls forward, falls backwards, slaps his tummy, slaps the floor, and kicks his legs in an escalating round of hysterical laughter.
The next racers could have to do their three-legged race running backwards or have to be blindfolded.
The numbers, when read backwards in the reflection, appeared to spell the words NO POPE.
You won't use actual Russian characters -- just letters that look like Russian letters, such as backwards uppercase "Rs."
For example, the backwards "R" actually makes the sound "ya" in Russian.
Then, gently bend backwards, keeping your hips stable.
In the old days, typesetting was produced by hand, with metal dies placed by hand backwards in a metal rack to complete a line of type fitted into a press.
Better yet, print a hard copy, grab a ruler and check each line backwards.
Chronological - Chronological resumes focus on detailing your employment history in order, starting with your most recent job and moving backwards.
On Backwards Day, everything is backwards in the school.
Teachers and students come to school with their clothes on backwards and from there hilarity and confusion ensue.
The dismount doesn't have to be the same as the mount, either - a basket catch backwards, or (very exciting) forwards, or putting the hands down and doing a forward roll with the assistance of a base could all be variations.
Use your other hand to bend the fingers of your right hand backwards, making sure to keep your fingers together.
This pad is constructed so that it tips backwards in a small arc, suitable to the range of motion of most necks.
The farther your upper body leans backwards, the more killer this kettlebell workout will be.
Sit on the ball and walk backwards so that your pelvis, lower back, middle back and upper back are against the surface of the ball.
Slowly move your weight backwards so your entire arm is parallel to the ceiling while keeping your shoulder still.
Be careful not to lean forward or backwards, as your torso may feel apt to do.
There is a tendency as one is adjusting to a new culture to hit a period of annoyance--where you find the cultural differences to be, backwards or wrong.
The odds are very good that they'll bend over backwards to give you the lowest possible rate for your teen in order to capture all of the additional business from your other insurance product purchases.
It behooves the person to get a good employment lawyer who knows state laws backwards and forwards.
Musician Jack Johnson kind of fell backwards into his music career.
Make a sign for each decade, starting with the current one and working backwards to the 80s.
Place the signs along the tunnel to simulate moving backwards in time toward the 80s.
They are also listed in order of their elimination from the show, starting with the winner and working backwards.
White - Depicts Merlin as a man who lives backwards in time.
In the past, they have been worn backwards in order to protect the firefighter's faces from heat, snow, wind, and more.
This bill (also called a "beavertail") is sometimes worn backwards to protect from the heat.
Some designers give in and stick with web safe fonts, while other designers bend over backwards to develop an approach that allows them to utilize any font they wish.
I was walking from the opposite direction so everything looked backwards at first glance.
She turned, slammed into something twice her size, and fell backwards.
He thought she'd walk away, but instead, she cautiously lifted the rope, turned further away from the precipice and took baby steps backwards toward him.
He tried to block that day from his mind as he played out the coiled rope from over his shoulder and moved backwards down the slope.
He flipped backwards in the book to the portion that no longer changed.
Checking the time, she counted backwards.
The sound of footsteps running down the hall drew her attention, and she flung herself backwards as the maid with the butcher knife tried to cut her.
Think of it as a tribal warrior society that's kinda backwards or antiquated in its customs.
Embarrassed, she didn't notice her right foot reaching nothing but air until she toppled backwards.
The little girl, hair streaming, offered encouragement while skating backwards, one leg lifted high and beckoning unsuccessfully for Dean to follow.
There was a moment of realization as he understood her brave actions, and then a snap as the line let loose and he tumbled backwards like some mortally wounded game bird shot from the sky, arms outstretched, scream muffled in his mask.
The assailant shoved Dean backwards, sitting him down hard on the concrete sidewalk as his head whacked the wall.
Winston, still smiling, pulled up a chair and sat in it backwards facing Dean.
The plates are compressed from before backwards, the anterior and posterior surfaces (as seen in the worn grinding face of the tooth) being nearly parallel.
The molar teeth are six in number on each side, increasing in size from before backwards, and, as in the elephants, with a horizontal succession, the anterior teeth being lost before the full development of the posterior ones, which gradually move forward, taking the place of those that are destroyed by wear.
The mouth, with its jaws, forms a conical outgrowth which projects backwards, so that its apex lies beneath the prothorax.
The pouch is often absent, and may open backwards.
All birds have, like most reptiles, a well-developed third lid or "nictitating membrane," which moves from the inner canthus obliquely upwards and backwards over the cornea.
From this point backwards the successive abdominal segments, as far as the seventh or eighth, can be readily made out.
At stations the points that give access to sidings are generally arranged as trailing points with respect to the direction of traffic on the main lines; that is, trains cannot pass direct into sidings, but have to stop and then run backwards into them.
This hook swings on the pivot B, and has an arm which extends backwards, practically at right angles with the working face of the hook, FIG.
On the right of the battery soldiers shouting "Hurrah!" were running not forwards but backwards, it seemed to Pierre.
Suddenly a terrible concussion threw him backwards to the ground.
These last years of his life were spent in journeying backwards and forwards between Toulouse and Rome, where his abode was at the basilica of Santa Sabina on the Aventine, given to him by the pope; and then in extended journeys all over Italy, and to Paris, and into Spain, establishing friaries and organizing the order wherever he went.
She turned around, walking backwards as she watched the house.