She met his gaze, biting her lip.
Two maids were turning up the hem and hurriedly biting off the ends of thread.
"Yes," she hesitated, biting her lower lip.
Biting her lip, she turned away from him and stared out the window.
The mandibles are strong, adapted for biting the vegetable substances on which these beetles feed, and the palps of the second maxillae have three segments.
Perhaps, however, the name may only signify a large terrestrial biting apterous insect, surpassing the ant in size and predatory habits.
Denisov sat gloomily biting his mustache and listening to the conversation, evidently with no wish to take part in it.
Scarcely had I torn it off before another, a bigger one, began biting me.
They go around biting people or something bizarre.
It has a characteristic smell, and a biting taste; it is poisonous, and acts as a powerful antiseptic. It dissolves in water, 15 parts of water dissolving about one part of phenol at 16-17° C., but it is miscible in all proportions at about 70° C.; it is volatile in steam, and is readily soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, carbon bisulphide, chloroform and glacial acetic acid.
The insects of this order have mandibles adapted for biting, and two pairs of membranous wings are usually present; the first abdominal segment (propodeum) becomes closely associated with the fore-body (thorax), of which it appears to form a part.
In generalized biting insects, such as cockroaches and locusts (Orthoptera), the parts of a typical maxilla can be easily recognized in the labium.
In specialized biting insects, such as beetles (Coleo C ptera), the labium tends to become a hard transverse plate bearing the pair of palps, a median structure - known as the ligula - formed of the conjoined laciniae, and a pair of small rounded processes - the reduced galeae - often called the " paraglossae," a term better avoided since it has been applied also to the maxillulae of Aptera, entirety different structures.
Biting mandibles; minute but distinct - maxillulae; second maxillae incompletely fused.
Biting mandibles; vestigial maxillulae; second maxillae incompletely fused.
Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely fused.
Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely fused; maxilIulae often distinct.
Biting mandibles; second maxillae completely fused.
Biting mandibles; second maxillae very intimately fused.
This order can be traced with certainty back to the early Jurassic epoch, while the Permian fossil Eugereon, and the living order - specially modified in many respects - of the Thysanoptera indicate steps by which the aberrant suctorial and piercing mouth of the Hemiptera may have been developed from the biting mouth of primitive Isopteroids, by the elongation of some parts and the suppression of others.
Specialized as they are in form, development and habit, they retain mandibles for biting, and in their lower sub-order - the Symphyta - the maxillae are hardly more modified than those of the.Orthoptera.
Sur les animaux sans vertebres, 1816) established the homology of the jaws of all insects whether biting or sucking, deserves especial honour.
Finally, we have the family Rhinocerotidae, which includes the existing representatives of the group. In this family the dentition has undergone considerable reduction, and may be represented inclusive of all the variations, by the formula i a or a m a The first upper incisor, whenpresent, has an 430r2; PP antero-posteriorly elongated crown, but the second is small; when fully developed, the lower canine is a large forwardly directed tusk-like tooth with sharp cutting-edges, and biting against the first upper incisor.
THERSITES, the ugliest man in the Greek camp before Troy, celebrated for his biting tongue.
Elected deputy in 1860 he became celebrated by the biting wit of his speeches, while, as journalist, the acrimony of his polemical writings made him a redoubtable adversary.
B, c) with a deep groove on its anterior face; this organ is formed by the second pair of maxillae and corresponds therefore to the labium or " lower lip " of biting insects.
One of the most effective early forms was the snapper or " deep-sea clamm " of Sir John Ross, a pair of powerful spring jaws held apart by an arrangement which when released on striking the bottom allowed the jaws to close, biting out and holding securely a substantial portion of the ground.
The opposite axes are connected with springs which are kept in compression by tension of the rope in drawing but come into action when the pull is released, the side axes then biting into wooden guides or gripping those of steel bars or ropes.
The mandibles are normally five-jointed, with remnants of an outer branch on the second joint, the biting edge varying from strong development to evanescence, the terminal joints or " palp " giving the organ a leg-like appearance and function, which disappears in suctorial genera such as Paracytherois.
In the first place experiment has shown that biting-flies, other in all probability than the true, natural hosts, may at times transmit the parasites - as it were - accidentally, if, after feeding on an infected animal, they are allowed to bite a fresh one within a limited time.
Burmeister (1832) and has reference to the biting habits of the insects.
- Biting-louse E.
At all events, there she was, tearing and scratching and biting Viney like some wild thing.
Anatole sat at a table frowning and biting his lips.
These numbers are valuable as an exhibition not so much of events as of the feelings of the Parisian people; they are adorned, moreover, by the erudition, the wit and the genius of the author, but they are disfigured, not only by the most biting personalities and the defence and even advocacy of the excesses of the mob, but by the entire absence of the forgiveness and pity for which the writer was afterwards so eloquently to plead.
Such maxillae are found in most biting insects.
Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely fused.
Biting mandibles; second maxillae incompletely or completely fused; often forming a suctorial proboscis.
All these orders agree in the possession of biting mandibles, while their second maxillae have the inner and outer lobes usually distinct.
Sand-flies and biting gnats are lesser nuisances.
The term "biting-lice" is sometimes given to these parasites, in allusion to the mandibulate character of their mouth-parts, which serves to distinguish them at once from the true lice of the order Rhynchota in which the jaws are haustellate.
As soon as the dog succeeded in doing this the animals were parted, often by the attendants biting their tails, and the badger was again shut up in his box, which, at a signal from the time-keeper, was again opened.
In Germany it is very considerably used as a salad oil under the name of Schmalzol, being for that purpose freed from its biting taste by being mixed with starch,.
A few minutes later the eldest sister came out with a pale hard face, again biting her underlip.
My wife was biting her lip and tears began seeping down her cheeks.
In a second bedroom, he sees himself, cowering beneath the cover, and biting back tears.
She nudged his chin aside but wasn't certain about biting him.
If he thinks she has him trapped, he'll be a rat in a cheese house with a craw full of cheddar, snarling and biting to get out.
He was talking to Edith Shipton who was nodding and biting her fingernails, when she wasn't wringing her hands.
Then Cynthia answered her own question before biting into her toast.
While she wasn't crying, she was biting her lip against doing so, and kept blinking her reddened eyes.
Just give me two minutes to digest this piece of charcoal, he said, biting into the blackened toast.
She paused, and he could picture her biting her lip.
It was imperative to maintain enough control to keep from hurting or biting her.
Jessi rubbed her cheeks, already stressed out and biting her tongue to keep from snapping at him.
You go around biting people and think it's okay?
His buddy grabbed her and wrapped one arm around her neck, the cold blade of a knife biting her throat.
Eureka helped him by flying into the faces of the enemy and scratching and biting furiously, and the kitten ruined so many vegetable complexions that the Mangaboos feared her as much as they did the horse.
Of you biting me?
For insects provided with a biting mouth, which take nourishment from the whole leaf, shoot or fruit, the poisonous washes used are chiefly arsenical.