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  • Julie never missed a ball, a promenade, or a play.
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  • She moved, and the ball rolled off her knees.
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  • My crystal ball doesn't work as well as it should.
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  • She curled into a ball and tried to go back to sleep.
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  • A second and a third cannon ball flew past.
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  • Carmen made a ball out of a pair of socks.
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  • I told him I had no idea how you accomplished what you did but you were a crystal ball of an asset to us.
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  • There were wide eighteenth- century ball gowns, women in little black dresses, one in a fifties poodle skirt, and several in dark dresses with ornate brocade on the bodice, like that of wealthy Middle Age royalty.
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  • On the high ground where the enemy was, the smoke of a cannon rose, and a ball flew whistling over the heads of the hussar squadron.
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  • A yellow ball of hissing fur flew past her.
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  • When it didn't, she uncurled herself from the ball she was in.
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  • Maybe we could have a picnic, or play ball together.
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  • Now they could discuss things instead of avoiding sensitive subjects - build on their relationship instead of tearing it down with the same demolition ball.
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  • She stared at him, her insides winding into a tight ball.
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  • The man approaching her had nearly reached her, and she huddled into a tighter ball.
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  • I know she'd have a ball.
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  • Her stomach twisted into a ball.
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  • Adam had already met the grand duke Alexander at a ball at the princess Golitsuin's, and the youths at once conceived a strong "intellectual friendship" for each other.
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  • The most common cause of discomfort under the ball of the foot is a build-up of hard skin (called callus) and/or corns.
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  • It is solid and really clobbers the ball miles - I love it.
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  • A cannon ball killed someone behind them, another fell in front and splashed Dolokhov with blood.
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  • At that ball Pierre for the first time felt humiliated by the position his wife occupied in court circles.
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  • A cannon ball struck the very end of the earth work by which he was standing, crumbling down the earth; a black ball flashed before his eyes and at the same instant plumped into something.
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  • She shivered in her light cotton nightgown and curled up into a ball.
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  • He wadded the apron into a ball.
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  • Ben, we voted you in so we're willing to give you the ball.
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  • She reached down, scooping up a hand full of the moist snow, and forced it into a loose ball.
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  • I had to wake him up with a snow ball.
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  • The words twisted her heart into a ball.
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  • Her stomach contracted into a tiny ball.
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  • Her stomach was knotting up in a ball.
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  • He handed the ball of twine to her.
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  • An overflow is provided, discharging into the open air to allow the water to escape should the ball valve become defective.
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  • The antenna wire, connected to one spark ball of the induction coil, must be considered to form with the earth, connected to the other spark ball, a condenser.
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  • As regards the development of the form of the pastoral staff, there are four principal types: (I) staves with a simple crook, the oldest form, which survived in Ireland until the 12th century; (2) staves with a ball or knob at the top, a rare form which did not long survive as a pastoral staff; (3) staves with a horizontal crook, so-called Tau-staves, used especially by abbots and surviving until the 13th century; (4) staves with crook bent inwards.
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  • Ball, Spherical Astronomy, p. 303.
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  • If whilst holding the ebonite sheet over the tray the latter is also touched with an insulated brass ball, then this ball when removed and tested with the electroscope will be found to be negatively electrified.
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  • Withdraw the ball and the leaves will collapse.
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  • Let a metal ball be suspended by a silk thread, and the canister lid so fixed to the thread that when the lid is in place the ball hangs in the centre of the canister.
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  • Then let the ball be lowered into the canister.
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  • He constructed two equal condensers, each consisting of a metal ball enclosed in a hollow metal sphere, and he provided also certain hemispherical shells of shellac, sulphur, glass, resin, &c., which he could so place in one condenser between the ball and enclosing sphere that it formed a condenser with solid dielectric. He then determined the ratio of the capacities of the two condensers, one with air and the other with the solid dielectric. This gave the dielectric constant K of the material.
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  • We might expect persons who have experienced spontaneous visual hallucinations, of the kind vulgarly styled "ghosts" or "wraiths," to succeed in inducing pictures in a glass ball.
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  • The swelling of the mountain of Venus is simply the indication of the size of the muscles of the ball of the thumb, and can be increased by their exercise.
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  • In the spring there was a fancy-dress ball at Buckingham Palace, which remained memorable owing to the offence loyal members of the Southampton Corporation remem sorebered Raleigh, and spread their robes on the ground reigns.
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  • Like the woodlice they were capable of rolling themselves up into a ball, many specimens having been found fossilized in this state, with the pygidium pressed tightly against the head-shield.
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  • Capuchin monkey, is playing with a ball on the rug.
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  • Exercise 4 Close your eyes, stand on one leg & juggle a Three ball cascade.
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  • The ball passes his flailing hands by mere centimeters.
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  • Whatever your reason, these brass chrome plated ball weights are of a high quality and advanced design.
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  • Another golf ball size of mashed bread was introduced, three more chub followed, all around the two pound mark.
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  • Then in the 35th minute he took advantage of a scuffed clearance by Oakes and slotted the ball home past the Wolves goalie.
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  • Now pierce holes in the polystyrene ball using an apple corer.
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  • A devastating corner by Kavanagh found Thorne leaping above his markers to nod the ball into Delaney's bottom left-hand corner from six yards.
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  • That was all he thought about yesterday's ball, and after his morning tea he set to work.
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  • Pierre noticed that after every ball that hit the redoubt, and after every loss, the liveliness increased more and more.
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  • She tightened into her ball.
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  • Dean closed his eyes as Randy explained excitedly about an offer to play ball.
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  • She crawled up on the window seat and curled into a ball.
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  • Besides, now that you're a retired detective, Fred and I have to carry the ball.
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  • Dean yelled to the empty phone, slamming down the receiver and mashing his pillow into a ball.
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  • Darian would swing through here like a wrecking ball.
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  • The jack or kitty, as the white earthenware ball to which the bowler bowls is called, is round and 21 to 21 in.
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  • The automatic inlet of cold water to the hot water system from the main house tank or other source is controlled by a ball valve, which is so fixed as to allow the water to rise no more than an inch above the bottom of the tank, thus leaving the remainder of the space clear for expansion.
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  • Every installation is made up of a boiler or other water heater, a tank or cylinder to contain the water when heated, and a cistern of cold water, the supply from which to the system is regulated automatically by a ball valve.
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  • Previously French had gone to Florence, Italy, where he spent a year with Thomas Ball.
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  • Worm wheel gearing is of very high efficiency if made very quick in pitch, with properly formed teeth perfectly lubricated, and with the end thrust of the worm taken on ball bearings.
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  • Besides these we have in the same period the spark telegraph of Reiser, of Don Silva, and of Cavallo, the pith ball telegraph of Francis Ronalds (a model of which is in the collection of telegraph apparatus in the Victoria and Albert Museum), and several others.
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  • Ball found the temperature one inch below the surface to be 83, and he collected over forty species in flower.
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  • Comparing the Alps with the Pyrenees, according to Ball, each has about half its flora common to the other:
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  • At the same time the then existing alpine floras descended to lower levels, though we may agree with Ball that they did not necessarily become extinct at higher ones as long as any land-surface remained uncovered by ice.
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  • Nearly related to myrtles are Melastomaceae which, poorly represented in the Old World, have attained here so prodigious a development in genera and species, that Ball looks upon it as the seat of origin of the family.
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  • Taking, however, the Andean flora as typical, it contains a very marked endemic element; Ball finds that half the genera and four-fifths of the species are limited to it; on the other hand, that half the species of Gamopetalae belong to cosmopolitan genera such as Valeriana, Gentiana, Bartsia and Gnaphalium.
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  • He himself superintended all the preparations, visiting Darnley with Mary on the night of the crime, Sunday, 9th of February 1567, attending the queen on her return to Holyrood for the ball, and riding back to Kirk o' Field to carry out the crime.
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  • This arises from the nasal surface of the ball, and its tendon passes into the somewhat imperfectly transparent nictitating membrane.
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  • Case A contains the wheelwork, and case E the spindle and steel ball FIG.
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  • The female beetle in spring-time collects dung, which she forms into a ball by continuous rolling, sometimes assisted by a companion.
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  • This ball is buried in a suitable place, and serves the insect as a store of food.
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  • The villages thus obtained are still spoken of as "cannon ball villages."
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  • The inner coat enveloping the spores is supported, like a ball, either with or without a stalk on the upper face of the star.
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  • The Irish numbering 25,000, and strongly posted behind marshy ground, at first maintained a vigorous resistance; but Ginkel having penetrated their line of defence, and their general being struck down by a cannon ball at this critical moment, they were at length overcome and routed with terrible slaughter.
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  • During the final assault on the 19th of May 1521 a cannon ball struck him, shattering one of his legs and badly wounding the other.
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  • Ball, A Short History of Mathematics (London 1st ed., 1888, three subsequent editions, enlarged and revised, and translations into French and Italian).
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  • The genus Hevea was formerly called Siphonia, and the tree named Pao de Xerringa by the Portuguese, from the use by the Omaqua Indians of squirts or syringes made from a piece of pipe inserted in a hollow flask-shaped ball of rubber.
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  • If V is the volume of a ball, H the strength of the field at its centre, and re its apparent susceptibility, the force in the direction x is f= K'VH X dH/dx; and if K',, and are the apparent susceptibilities of the same ball in air and in liquid oxygen, K' Q -K'o is equal to the difference between the susceptibilities of the two media.
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  • Amongst his numerous followers, who have, however, sometimes vulgarized their figures and plots, may be mentioned Tihamer Almasi (Milimdri, A Miniszterelnok bdlja, " The Ball of the Premier ") and Alexander Somlo.
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  • Next day he led his followers, strengthened by many Kentish recruits, on the road to London, being joined at Maidstone by John Ball, whom the mob had liberated from the archbishop's prison.
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  • About 1 io persons were executed for the rebellion in Kent and Essex, including John Ball, and Jack Straw, Tyler's chief lieutenant.'
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  • It is worn by gods and men, and with the latter sometimes has ear-flaps (at Lachish, with other varieties, Ball, 190) or is surmounted by a feather or crest.
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  • When the first ball or " gathering 'T has cooled sufficiently, the whole is again dipped into the molten glass and a further layer adheres to the pipe-end, thus forming a larger ball.
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  • Ball (based on Hittite names recorded on Egyptian and Assyrian monuments, and applied to word-groups on the Hittite monuments).
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  • Of other common types of condenser, we may notice the "spiral" or "worm" type, which consists of a glass, copper or tin worm enclosed in a vessel in which water circulates; and the ball condenser, which consists of two concentric spheres, the vapour passing through the inner sphere and water circulating in the space between this and the outer (in another form the vapour circulates in a shell, on the outside and inside of which water circulates).
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  • When asleep they roll themselves into a ball, as shown in the figure.
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  • In the Kaiser-Ferdinand grotto, the third of the chain, a great ball is annually held on Whit-Monday, when the chamber is brilliantly illuminated.
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  • The county and the city were named in honour of Edward Dickinson Baker (1811-1861), a political leader, orator and soldier, who was born in London, England, was taken to the United States in 1815, was a representative in Congress from Illinois in 1845-1846and 1849-1851, served in the Mexican War as a colonel (1846-1847), became a prominent lawyer in California and later in Oregon, was a Republican member of the United States Senate in 1860-1861 and was killed at Ball's Bluff, Virginia, on the 21st of October in r 861, while serving as a colonel in the Federal army.
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  • If a suspended gilt pith ball is held near it, the ball will first be attracted and then repelled.
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  • If an insulated brass ball is touched against the first tray and then against the knob or plate of the electroscope, the gold leaves will diverge.
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  • If the ball is discharged and touched against the other tray, and then afterwards against the previously charged electroscope, the leaves will collapse.
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  • Charge positively a brass ball held on an ebonite stem, and introduce it, without touching, into the canister.
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  • Replace the ball again and touch the outside of the canister; the leaves will collapse.
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  • If then the ball be withdrawn, the leaves will diverge a second time with negative electrification.
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  • If, before withdrawing the ball, after touching the outside of the canister for a moment the ball is touched against the inside of the canister, then on withdrawing it the ball and canister are found to be discharged.
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  • It will be found that as it does so the gold-leaves of the electroscope diverge, but collapse again if the ball is withdrawn.
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  • If the ball is lowered until the lid is in place, the leaves take a steady deflection.
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  • Next let the canister be touched with the finger, the leaves collapse, but diverge again when the ball is withdrawn.
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  • If before the ball is withdrawn, after touching the outside of the canister with the finger, the ball is tilted over to make it touch the inside of the canister, then on withdrawing it the canister and ball are found to be perfectly discharged.
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  • I It is an interesting fact that Cavendish measured capacity in " globular inches," using as his unit the capacity of a metal ball, in.
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  • Much depends on what the "seer" is accustomed to use, and some persons who can "scry" in a glass ball or a glass waterbottle cannot "scry" in ink.
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  • It is almost universally found, in cases of successful experiment, that the glass ball, for example, takes a milky or misty aspect, that it then grows black, reflections disappearing, and that then the pictures emerge.
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  • Some people arrive at seeing the glass ball milky or misty, and can go no further.
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  • Others see in the glass coloured figures of men, women and animals in motion; while in rarer cases the ball disappears from view, and the scryer finds himself apparently looking at an actual scene.
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  • He or she may put the glass down and converse, and may find the picture still there when the ball is taken up again.
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  • The stream issues through a nozzle, termed a " monitor " or " giant," which is fitted with a ball and socket joint, so that the direction of the jet may be varied through considerable angles by simply moving a handle.
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  • The Norwegian Sea was of string left in the ball on board.
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  • This is well shown by taking a cylinder one-half full of acetylene and one-half of air; on applying a light to the mixture a lurid flame runs down the cylinder and a cloud of soot is thrown up, the cylinder also being thickly coated with it, and often containing a ball of carbon.
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  • This weapon embodied all the essential features which distinguish the ordnance of to-day from the cannon of the middle ages - it was built up of rings of metal shrunk upon an inner steel barrel; it was loaded at the breech; it was rifled; and it threw, not a round ball, but an elongated projectile with ogival head.
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  • A direct proof of its material nature was given by Galileo, who weighed a copper ball containing compressed air.
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  • These lines isolate certain swellings or monticuli, the largest of which is (I) the ball of the thumb, called the mountain of Venus; (2) that at the base of the index finger is the mountain of Jupiter; (3) at the root of the middle finger is the mountain of Saturn, while those at the bases of ring and little finger are respectively the mountains of the (4) Sun and (5) of Mercury.
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  • The fields and places of entertainment in Islington were favourite places of resort for the citizens of London in the 17th century and later; the modern Ball's Pond Road recalls the sport of duck-hunting practised here and on other ponds in the parish, and the popularity of the place was increased by the discovery of chalybeate wells.
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  • Several of the earlier events of his life, especially his marriage with the princess Louise of Orleans, and the duel that the comte d'Artois provoked by raising the veil of the princess at a masked ball, caused much scandal.
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  • He didn't get the golf ball in the cup, so he asked for a redo.
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  • One of the most important of the properties of a fine florists' tulip is that the cup should form, when expanded, from half to a third of a hollow ball, the six divisions of the perianth being broad at the ends, and smooth at the edges, so that the divisions may scarcely show on indenture.
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  • Lee in West Virginia, which ended in the withdrawal of the Confederates, and a few combats on the Potomac (Ball's Bluff or Leesburg, October 21; Dranesville, December 20), brought to a close the first campaign in the east.
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  • The ballgame of the Mexicans, called tlachtli, was, like tennis, the pastime of princes and nobles; special courts were built for it, and the ball of india-rubber (perhaps the first object in which Europeans became acquainted with this valuable material) might not be touched by the hands, but was driven against the walls by blows of the knee or elbow, shoulder or buttock.
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  • In the cathedral may be seen the chain ball which killed General St Ruth at the battle of Aughrim, and the spurs which he wore.
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  • The botanic garden is at Ball's Bridge, 1 m.
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  • The famous Dublin Horse and Agricultural Shows are held at Ball's Bridge in April, August and December.
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  • Having released John Ball from his prison at Maidstone, the Kentish insurgents attacked and damaged the archbishop's property at Canterbury and Lambeth; then, rushing into the Tower of London, they seized the archbishop himself.
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  • In order to give great sensibility to the instrument, the large glass ball was made nearly 3 in.
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  • See Ball, pp. 260-261, and Scharer in loc., for a full bibliography.
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  • Besides investigating other phenomena connected with a vacuum, he constructed an electrical machine which depended on the excitation of a rotating ball of sulphur; and he made successful researches in astronomy, predicting the periodicity of the return of comets.
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  • Ball, 2010 well-marked species of flowering plants occur within the limits of the Alps.
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  • By working in this way all round the ball, the best roots will be got out and preserved, and the ball lightened of all superfluous soil.
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  • The tree will then be ready to lift if carefully prized up from beneath the ball, and if it does not lift readily, it will probably be found that a root has struck downwards, which will have to be sought out and cut through.
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  • The hole for its reception should be of sufficient depth to allow the base of the ball of earth, or of the roots, to stand so that the point whence the uppermost roots spring from the stem may be 2 or 3 in.
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  • Next the roots from the lower portion of the ball are to be sought out and laid outwards in lines radiating from the stem, being distributed equally on all sides as nearly as this can be done; some fine and suitable good earth should be thrown amongst the roots as they are thus being placed, and worked in well up to the base of the ball.
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  • This done, another set of roots higher up the ball must be laid out in the same way, and again another, until the whole of the roots, thus carefully laid, are embedded as firmly as may be in the soil, which may now receive another gentle treading.
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  • Nowadays, however, quite large trees, chiefly of an ornamental character, and perhaps weighing several tons, are lifted with a large ball of soil attached to the roots, by means of a special tree-lifting machine, and are readily transferred from one part of the garden to another, or even for a distance of several miles, without serious injury.
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  • The old ball of earth must be freed from all or most of the old crocks without doing injury to the roots, and the sharp edge of the upper surface gently rubbed off.
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  • The ball is to be set on the new soil just high enough that when finished the base of the stem may be somewhat below the pot-rim, and the space between the old ball and the sides of the pot is to be filled in gradually with the prepared compost, which is from time to time to be pressed down with a blunt-ended flat piece of wood called a potting-stick, so as to render the new soil as solid as the old.
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  • The object of this is to prevent the plant from starving by the water applied all running off by way of the new soil, and not penetrating the original ball of earth.
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  • Sow salading every ten days; also carrots, onions and radishes for drawing young; and chicory for salads; sow endive for a full crop. In the first week sow Early Munich and Golden Ball turnips for succession, and in the third week for a full autumn crop. Sow scarlet and white runner beans for a late crop, and cabbages for coleworts.
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  • Examine all plants that are vigorous and healthy; if the roots have matted the " ball " of earth they must be shifted into a larger-sized pot.
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  • By the end of the month all of the plants that are wanted for the summer decoration of the flower border may be planted out, first loosening a little the ball of earth at the roots.
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  • The axis N 0 passes through the brass piece M, which stands on an insulating pillar of glass, and supports the plates A and C. At one extremity of this axis is the ball D, and the other is connected with a rod of glass, N P, upon which is fixed the handle L, and also the piece G H, which is separately insulated.
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  • Nicholson thus described the operation of his machine: "When the plates A and B are opposite each other, the two fixed plates A and C may be considered as one mass, and the revolving plate B, together with the ball D, will constitute another mass.
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  • The rotation, by destroying the contacts, preserves this unequal distribution, and carries B from A to C at the same time that the tail K connects the ball with the plate C. In this situation, the electricity in B acts upon that in C, and produces the contrary state, by virtue of the communication between C and the ball; which last must therefore acquire an electricity of the same kind with that of the revolving plate.
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  • Here, if we attend to the effect of the whole revolution, we shall find that the electric states of the respective masses have been greatly increased; for the ninety-nine parts in A and B remain, and the one part of electricity in C has been increased so as nearly to compensate ninety-nine parts of the opposite electricity in the revolving plate B, while the communication produced an opposite mutation in the electricity of the ball.
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  • The rotation continuing the ball thus negatively charged is made to give up this charge to that negatively electrified field plate, and the ball positively charged its charge to the positively electrified field plate, by touching little contact springs.
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  • He fired a pistol at the prince close to his head, and the ball passed under the right ear and out at the left jaw.
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  • Here BB is a large fixed iron cylinder, corrugated within, and C an excentric cylinder, also corrugated, which, in turning to the right, by the friction of its corrugated surface rotates the puddled ball D which has just entered at A, so that, turning around its own axis, it travels to the right and is gradually changed from a ball into a bloom, a rough cylindrical mass of white hot iron, still dripping with cinder.
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  • The essential difficulty has been that none of them could subdivide the rapidly solidifying charge into the small balls which the workman dexterously forms by hand, and that if the charge is not thus subdivided but drawn as a single ball, the cinder cannot be squeezed out of it thoroughly enough.
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  • Ball has identified with the Soumelpour mentioned by Tavernier.
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  • Ball thinks that the former legend originated in the Indian practice of sacrificing cattle to the evil spirits when a new mine is opened; birds of prey would naturally carry off the flesh, and might give rise to the tale of the eagles carrying diamonds adhering to the meat.
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  • Among papers in scientific periodicals may be mentioned articles by Adler, Ball, Baumhauer, Beck, Bonney, Brewster, Chaper, Cohen, Crookes, Daubree, Derby, Des Cloizeaux, Doelter, Dunn, Flight, Friedel, Gorceix, Gurich, Goeppert, Harger, Hudleston, Hussak, Jannettaz, Jeremejew, de Launay, Lewis, Maskelyne, Meunier, Moissan, Molengraaff, Moulle, Rose, Sadebeck, Scheibe, Stelzner, Stow.
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  • But his conversation was nowhere so brilliant and striking as when he was surrounded by a few friends, whose abilities and knowledge enabled them, as he once expressed it, to send him back every ball that he threw.
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  • Then stealthily entering the box, he discharged a pistol at the head of the president from behind, the ball penetrating the brain.
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  • Among the others are two by Thomas Ball, one in statuary hall in the Capitol at Washington, and one in Boston; two - one in Rochester, N.Y., and one in Springfield, Ill.
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  • The ball pierced the neck below the right ear and passed out at the left jaw-bone; but William ultimately recovered.
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  • This has a ball joint at s, a universal joint at o and a writing point at p, resting upon a piece of smoked glass.
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  • The Tetrodon, or ball fish, is found in the Red Sea, as well as in the Nile.
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  • The flex nitive animal gods are not to be confused with the animal not ns ascribed to many cosmic deities; thus when the sun-god Osii was pictured as a scarabaeus, or dung-beetle, rolling its ball Isis lung behind it, this was certainly mere poetical imagery.
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  • Among the landmarks of South Orange are an old stone house of unknown date, but mentioned in legal documents describing the surrounding property as early as 1680; the Baldwin House (c. 1717); and the Timothy Ball House (1743).
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  • The conception and attributes of the figure are taken, as has lately been recognized, from a description in the "Manto" of Politian: the goddess, to whose shoulders are appended a pair of huge wings, stands like Fortune on a revolving ball, holding the emblems of the cup and bridle, and below her feet is spread a rich landscape of hill and valley.
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  • See John Ball, Hints and Notes for Travellers in the Alps (article x., especially pp. lvii.-lxv.); new edition, London, 1899; Felix Anderegg, Illustriertes Lehrbuch fur die gesamte schweiz.
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  • Indeed, for nearly all ball games he had an extraordinary aptitude.
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  • The mulundo bears a fruit about the size of a cricket ball covered with a hard green shell and containing scarlet pips like a pomegranate.
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  • This tract, called " The Devil's Ball Room," proved the worst travelling of the whole trip. Next day in lat.
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  • Ball's paper on the Theory of Screws, published in 1872.
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  • A few squares north-west of it are the General Land Office, the headquarters of the Department of the Interior (commonly called the Patent Office), with Doric portico; the Pension Office, in which the Inauguration Ball is held on the evening of each president's taking office; the Government Printing Office (twelve storeys - one of the few tall office-buildings in the city); the City Hall, or District Court House; and the District Building (1908), another building of the local government.
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  • Ball a wrench.
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  • In the cup and ball pivot the end of the shaft HJJ and the step present two recesses facing each other, into which are fitted two shallow cups of steel or hard bronze.
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  • Between the concave spherical surfaces of those cups is placed a steel 0 ball, being either a complete sphere or a lens having convex surfaces of a somewhat less radius p i than the concave surfaces of the cups.
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  • The moment of friction of this pivot is at first almost C, inappreciable from the extreme smallness of the T radius of the circles of contact of the ball and cups, but, as they wear, that radius and the moment of friction increase.
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  • For example, if the weight of a gun be 160 times that of its ball H-?
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  • A large one is known as the cannon ball.
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  • The apparatus he employed was devised by the Rev. John Michell, though he had the most important parts reconstructed to his own designs; it depended on measuring the attraction exercised on a horizontal bar, suspended by a vertical wire and bearing a small lead ball at each end, by two large masses of lead.
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  • Otto von Guericke (1602-1686) constructed the first electrical machine with a revolving ball of sulphur (see Electrical Machine), and noticed that light objects were repelled after being attracted by excited electrics.
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  • Sir Isaac Newton substituted a ball of glass for sulphur in the electrical machine and made other not unimportant additions to electrical knowledge.
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  • The accuracy of his measurement, by which he established within 2% the above law, was only limited by the sensibility, or rather insensibility, of the pith ball electrometer, which was his only means of detecting the electric charge.2 In the accuracy of his quantitative measurements and the range of his researches and his combination of mathematical and physical knowledge, Cavendish may not inaptly be described as the Kelvin of the 18th century.
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  • Since the electrical repulsion of the balls is equal to C 2V2 4 12 sin 2 0 dynes, where C = r is the capacity of either ball, and this force is balanced by the restoring force due to their weight, Wg dynes, where g is the acceleration of gravity, it is easy to show that we have _ 21sin 0 r " tan V 8 r as an expression for their common potential V, provided that the balls are small and their distance sufficiently great not sensibly to disturb the uniformity of electric charge upon them.
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  • Athletic sports are in high favour, especially such winter sports as snow-shoeing (ski), and, among ball games, lawn-tennis, and to some extent football, together with the game of park, peculiar to Gotland, are played.
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  • In regard to the indigenous flora of this region John Ball' says: " The species which grow here are the more or less modified representatives of plants which at some former period existed under very different conditions of life."
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  • A punching ball or rowing machine is even better as being less monotonous.
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  • The Benares ball opium has.
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  • When the inside of the brass cup is ready a ball of opium previously weighed is placed on the leafy case in it, and the upper half of it covered with leaves in the same way that the casing for the lower half was made, the overhanging leaves of the lower half being pressed upwards and the sphere completed by one large leaf which is placed over the upper half.
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  • If it becomes distended the ball is pierced to liberate the gas and again lightly closed.
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  • When a child, while playing at ball or pursuing a mouse, he fell into a jar of honey and was smothered.
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  • Much of the raw material for this industry, such as ball, flint, and spar clays and kaolin, is imported from other states.
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  • Scattered notices may be found in the edition (London, 1899) of the "General Introduction" (entitled "Hints and Notes for Travellers in the Alps") to John Ball's Alpine Guide.
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  • On the other hand, Delitzsch, Bissell, Ball, &c., maintain a Hebrew original.
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  • At the battle of Ball's Bluff (1861) he was severely wounded; he was again wounded at Fair Oaks (1862) and at Chancellorsville (1863), where he commanded a division.
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  • Sarmiento, the culminating point of the archipelago, was generally supposed to be volcanic, but it presents such extremely precipitous flanks that John Ball considered it more probably " a portion of the original rock skeleton that formed the axis of the Andean chain during the long ages that preceded the great volcanic outbursts that have covered the framework of the western side of South America."
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  • They are in every form from the rare to the common-glass pot clay, ball clays, kaolins, flint fireclays, plastic fireclays, stone-ware clays, paving-brick shales, building-brick and gumbo clays.
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  • If, on the other hand, water is suddenly drawn off from a cistern supplied through a ball-cock, the flow through the ball-cock will be recorded, and will be represented by a sudden rise to a maximum, followed by a gradual decrease as the ball rises and the cistern fills; the result being a curve having its asymptote in the original horizontal line.
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  • The beam must be provided with a small ball of metal which can be screwed up and down a stem on the top of the beam for the purpose of accurately adjusting the position of the centre of gravity, and there should be a small adjustable weight on a fine screw projecting horizontally from one end of the beam for the purpose of accurately balancing the arms.
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  • W&t Tyler The mob which had gathered at Maidstone and Canterbury marched on the capital many thousands strong, headed by a local demagogue named Wat Tyler, whom they had chosen as their captain; his most prominent lieutenant was the preacher John Ball.
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  • After this there was nothing remaining save to punish the leaders of the revolt; a good many scores of them were hanged, though the vengeance exacted does not seem to have been greater than was justified by the numerous murders and burnings of which they had been guilty; the fanatic Ball was, of course, among the first to suffer.
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  • When Mary married Darnley she had the ball at her feet; the pair had the best claims to the English succession and enjoyed the united affections of the Catholics.
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  • To use a pipette, the absorbing liquid is brought to the outlet of the capillary by tilting or by squeezing a rubber ball fixed to the wide end, and the liquid is maintained there by closing with a clip. The capillary is connected with the measuring tube by a fine tube previously filled with water.
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  • At the beginning of the cold season the common dormouse retires to its nest, and curling itself up in a ball, becomes dormant.
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  • The most simple of these is an indiarubber ball pressed upwards into the narrow of the bottle neck by the force of the gas contained in the water; and in another system a glass ball is similarly pressed against an india-rubber collar inserted in the neck of the bottle.
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  • Ewald was of opinion that the Greek was an actual translation of the lost Hebrew; but Ball more wisely takes it as a free rendering of a lost Haggadic narrative founded on the older document from which the chronicler drew his information.
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  • As regards the date, Fritzsche, Ball and Ryssel agree in assigning this psalm to the Maccabean period.
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  • Ball's The Variorum Apocrypha will be found specially useful by those who cannot conveniently consult the Greek.
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  • Another commonly received axiom was that no body could be affected by more than one movement at one time, and it was thus supposed that a cannon ball, or other projectile, moves forward in a right line until its first impulse is exhausted, when it falls vertically to the ground.
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  • When attacked it seeks to escape either by rolling itself into a ball, its erect spines proving a formidable barrier to its capture, or by burrowing into the sand, which its powerful limbs enable it to do with great celerity.
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  • The metal sinks through the ignited fuel, forming, in the hearth, a spongy mass or ball, which is lifted out by the smelters at the end of each operation, and carried to the forge hammer.
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  • He didn't join them, but he was clearly enjoying watching them, even laughing once when Destiny gave up her home run to chase down the ball.
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  • Her stomach knotted into a ball as she met his searching gaze.
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  • I've been asking a lot of questions of my old network pals and some of them are beginning to wonder why I'm so interested in crime when they think a retiree should be out fishing or chasing a little white ball.
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  • I haven't had personal contact with him lately but I hear he's trying to snow ball them but he's subject to subpoena so he has to be careful.
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  • Jule's hand grew too bright to look at directly, and a small ball formed in his palm.
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  • He would play semi pro ball over the summer, and maybe, if he could get signed, Mexican or South American ball in the winter.
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  • She left the apartment and walked down the silent halls, turning down the hall with the common areas in time to see the back of a silk ball gown disappear into opened doors.
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  • Color had returned to his face, and Lankha was curled up in a ball at the end of the bed with Ully snoring in a chair.
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  • They were in different hands from different times, the top of the chamber rimmed with drawings of couples holding hands and standing on a ball she took to be Anshan.
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  • I had to ball that fat cow Gladys to get in here and then pay a hell of a premium to those guys just to get a room of my own.
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  • If anything, winter biking was more pleasant without playing dodge ball with rushing tourists and campers along the summer-busy, shoulder-less highway.
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  • Katie followed her instincts through the dreamscape until she climbed the last rocks and saw Rhyn curled in a ball just on the other side of a small ridge on the Sanctuary.  Her heart leapt, and she hurried to him.  In her last dream, he'd been there one moment then disappeared, just when she reached out for him.  She couldn't help wondering if these dreams were more than dreams.  This wouldn't be the first time she lived out reality in a dream.
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  • Sunday was eight hours of listening to Vinnie's uninformative babble, followed by a TV ball game, a couple or three beers and a steak.
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  • Your sole prayer is to play ball with me.
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  • I'm not even sure you've got the stuff to get in the ball game—and if that's the case, you're already a dead man.
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  • Mrs. Byrne asked that you call her and the lady lawyer you ball on Thursday nights telephoned.
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  • The yarn tumbled onto her lap, a wadded up ball of ...
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  • Instinctively Cole applied just the right leverage to lift the ball over Carroll with enough curl to drift inside the top corner of the goal.
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  • Their ball and passed hank Aaron aspects of her.
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  • The ball is formed by the upper end of the femur, and the socket by part of the pelvis called the acetabulum.
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  • The throws are made to chest height & the passes become actual throws rather than just physically placing a ball in the other hand.
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  • For instance, " The boy hit the ball " contains three descriptive holes: " The adjective boy adverb hit the adjective ball.
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  • The water was so aerated the bubbles were as big as a size 5 ball!
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  • The Titanium Matrix 3 wood has a low center of gravity, which helps to get the ball airborne quicker.
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  • Zut alors - Lakeside staff came with French dressing to the charter ball, which this year had a Moulin Rouge theme.
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  • This distinction was abandoned in May 1920 and thereafter all ball rounds had the purple annulus.
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  • Ball and socket armatures have metal feet, which can be used on thin set floors with magnets underneath.
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  • Nicol moved to game ball with a backhand drop and then Power put a backhand boast into the tin.
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  • Robinson furiously backpedaled to parry the ball into the air but Giggs was lurking with intent and flicked a header... "
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  • This lowers the center of gravity to deliver reduced backspin, higher, longer, straighter ball flight.
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  • With all his might, he kicked the ball straight at the goal.
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  • He hits the ball with all that he's got.
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  • It can knock a ball across the court which, even at full run, you will not be able to return.
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  • A Jack Russell terrier tolerated the visitors, provided he was kept busy racing after a thrown tennis ball.
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  • I'll unwind the world like a rubber band on a golf ball 's insides every morning, put it back together every night.
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  • His specialty is his finger spinning where he pots ball by spinning the cue ball in his fingers rather that using a cue.
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  • Now Issac started thinking about a cannons, now he knew that the faster you fired the cannon ball the further it went.
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  • This reel features 6 ball bearings and a baitrunner type system.
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  • Blind Cricket is played with a size three football containing ball bearings.
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  • Some CPU cooling fans can cost as much at 7.00 is they have ball bearings and thermal sensors.
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  • This African hardwood sinks in water and is so hard they used to make ball bearings with it.
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  • Movement: Every part has a maintenance free, permanently lubricated ball bearing.
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  • Wheels, rear axle and pedals all run on sealed ball bearings.
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  • The model consists of many small ball bearings trapped in a single layer between two transparent plates.
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  • With four high quality ball bearings the Daiwa Emblem Spod is truly a tough and smooth performer.
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  • Cutting head runs on precision ball bearings for smooth operation.
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  • In the late 1950s/early 1960s, Albert Starr 3 developed a simple caged ball valve.
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  • A new ball valve was installed, but failed to cure the problem.
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  • However I do like crash bandicoot and monkey ball jr on it.
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  • Newark's representatives were coached by Eric Ball and conducted by their own bandmaster Mr David Aspinall.
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  • The move was started by Phil Bennett and finished by Garath Edwards but five other barbarians handled the ball.
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  • Instead, the pitcher threw the ball right over the head of the first baseman, out of reach of all team mates.
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  • The third ball hit the batsman 's pad half way up the leg.
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  • All pivots will be by ball joints or spherical bearings.
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  • But it's not long before Blackwell is hopelessly befuddled by Pathan's third slower ball in four deliveries.
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  • I can make them bend the ball like I bend a spoon.
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  • Praise be to Gregory the Great, our 6th century benefactor who started the ball rolling.
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  • Alan decides not to use bisques to start second ball.
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  • The ball bobbles around almost at random and the replays are vital to see what the hell went on when anyone scores.
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  • The finale outfit had a denim bodice with a gathered ball gown style tulle skirt.
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  • Lewsey, Tindall, Ellis, Cohen and Moody have all botched penetrative moves by dropping the ball under minimal pressure.
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  • With some uneven bounce in the wicket, the bowlers had a chance to defend their low score if they pitched the ball right.
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  • Swansea ' keeper Roger Freestone was caught out by an awkward bounce but managed to claim the loose ball before Howe could take advantage.
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  • The number of times the ball bounces gets added to the person's score.
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  • Similar in concept to American 10-pin bowling, it is played by rolling a ball at nine wooden pins.
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  • With the game now safe Portsmouth could relax and play the ball about and the Bluebirds were left relying on occasional breakaways.
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  • In a rare breakaway Thompson had the ball in the Cardiff net, but it was disallowed for a foul on Warner.
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  • For the ball Miss Simmons wore an off-the-shoulder gown of gold brocade - the same dress she wore for the Royal Command film performance.
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  • With all the grace of a stone Buddha, he palms and launches the ball into the meringue at water's edge.
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  • The motor countershaft unit, which ran entirely on ball bearings, was contained within the base on its own adjustable mounting plate.
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  • The first pair nearly crippled me, the sole has a dip across the ball of the foot.
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  • McGinley also had a lot more of the ball & his telling crosses were asking questions of the Braves ' defense.
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  • Harte 7 - Definitely plays better with Kewell in front of him, couple of decent crosses, looking more confortable on the ball.
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  • Catching a bounced ball is easier to catch, because of the auditory cue from the ball hitting the floor.
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  • When the ball was played back to McSheffrey, he hit a sixteen yard curler which Austin dived to save.
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  • The flowering currant roars as I find the ball, Abandoned under the lilac after the semi-final.
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  • The player whose ball is the closest to the innermost edge of the balk cushion wins the lag.
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  • We have definite May Ball performances lined up, and are looking to play other gigs around Cambridge as well.
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  • Jimmy Hill What makes this game so delightful is that when both teams get the ball they are attacking their opponents goal.
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  • Reduce your use of washing detergent with a laundry ball.
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  • The purpose designed shallow dimples allow the ball to rip through the air to create a more stable, high ball flight.
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  • John Ball and a group of peasants sing a dirge over Wat Tyler.
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  • Robinson ran onto the ball, looked up, picked his spot and in it went, past the despairing dive of Allcock.
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  • Raven sliding to block a through ball instead diverted the ball past the quietly effective Roque.
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  • Crown alignment aids correct set-up to the ball GOLF BAG 8 inch fur lined graphite friendly top with 6 way full length dividers.
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  • Unfortunately, my magnetic kit didn't have enough connectors to make a dodecahedron, so here is a child's ball instead.
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  • Use your hands to work the mixture into a smooth dough, then make the dough into a large ball.
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  • A Hyde corner in fact, as the ball was swiftly cleared downfield.
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  • The United ' keeper launched the ball downfield where it was picked up by Howard.
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  • Easter picked up the ball from the back of a scrum and broke downfield, before releasing Keogh out on the right flank.
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  • With time running out Burnley were on the attack when a tangerine defender hoofed a huge ball downfield.
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  • Three ball maestro & sharp dresser Jamie Fletcher reminded everyone just how good low number juggling can be.
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  • Our ball gowns, evening dresses and prom gowns are made by our team of highly skilled dressmakers.
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  • A certain ball which a noble duchess gave at Brussels on the 15th of June in the above-named year is historical.
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  • Armed with stylish reversible bibs and a new ball, the A team sailed through the league beating off competition with effortless ease.
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  • The ball itself was spinning, but was also moving back and forth across the trailing edge of the FT.
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  • The said guest still enchanted by this behavior would like to carry on playing, so throws the ball one more time.
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  • You have a large ball of string, and walk round the equator, laying down a taut trail of string.
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  • Ball units with circlip grooves are not ex stock items.
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  • However, players can be cruelly exposed whenever a ball or opponent does something unexpected.
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  • My dreaded slice has gone and the ball hits the fairway every time.
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  • Approach Shots may be played short and right as the sloping fairway will direct the ball to the green.
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  • The defender, otherwise faultless, had got himself in a pickle about what to do with a long ball over the top.
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  • He's got a great frame, is very very quick and a good fielder of the ball.
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  • Place the last ball on top of the lot & hold it in place with the tip of your index & middle fingers.
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  • It is a square block on a square column, topped by a ball finial.
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  • He took a neat flick from Jeff Astle and hit the ball under the diving body of Parkes.
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  • Finally there is a rather bizarre game where you have to bounce the ball up a tube using flippers on the sides.
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  • There are some youths outside playing football in a 'No Ball Zone ' .
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  • But a loose forehand that ended in a stroke to Power followed by two tins by White and suddenly Power had game ball.
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  • A punt seemed a formality, but the ball was snapped directly to Barry Murphy who successfully converted for a first down.
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  • It is not necessary to tell you how to concentrate more on the ball, or tune out the noisy foursome behind you.
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