In summer the sun has great power, and the temperature reaches 100° in the shade, with hot winds blowing from the interior.
Alex was at the last window, blowing her a kiss.
This threat forced the latter to evacuate the town and retire over the Elbe, after blowing up the stone bridge across the river.
The sudden images of Jonny sending in a hit squad on Xander or blowing up his condo went through her mind.
But I need to know everything the Others told you about blowing up a world.
Annually, and the valleys that open upon it or are exposed to winds blowing off it, in which the rainfall varies, however, from 20 in.
- Pontils and Blowing Iron.
She sat in her room crying like a child, blowing her nose and sobbing.
- Strong winds and heavy rains do much damage to cotton by blowing or beating the lint out of the bolls.
Every natural development of the spherical form can be obtained by blowing and fashioning by hand.
Are called " blowing holes."
He ran home as fast as he could, blowing the whistle as he ran.
Are you blowing your nose or waving a white flag?
Blowing her nose, she finally responded.
He had not gone far when he met a larger boy, who was blowing a whistle.
Or perchance, at evening, I hear him in his stable blowing off the superfluous energy of the day, that he may calm his nerves and cool his liver and brain for a few hours of iron slumber.
The white sand blowing around looked like a Texas blizzard.
By the time we were finished it was dark and the sand was blowing so bad we might have got lost, so we stayed in the cave until it let up.
If he isn't blowing smoke, it's a world-class opportunity.
I guess I'm just blowing off steam.
Relieved, he pulled the blowing horse to a halt and grabbed Rissa by the scruff of her tunic, unceremoniously hauling her up and dumping her on the ground.
Wellesley's force was now in a dangerous position: but by withdrawing at once across the Tagus at Arzobispo, he reached Jaraicejo and Almaraz (by the south bank) blowing up the bridge at Almaraz, and thence moved, through Merida, northwards to the banks of the Agueda,.
The allied army, raised by the junction of the Spanish troops in Galicia to 90,000, now concentrated near Toro, and moved towards the Pisuerga, when Joseph, blowing up the castle of Burgos, fell back behind the Ebro.
The ocean currents, the trade-winds blowing from the Australian mainland, and north-westerly storms from the Malayan islands, are no doubt responsible for the introduction of many, but not all, of these Malayan and Australasian species.
The second group represents, first, the birth of Mithras; then the god nude, cutting fruit and leaves from a fig-tree in which is the bust of a deity, and before which one of the winds is blowing upon Mithras; the god discharging an arrow against a rock from which springs a fountain whose water a figure is kneeling to receive in his palms; the bull in a small boat, near which again occurs the figure of the animal under a roof about to be set on fire by two figures; the bull in flight, with Mithras in pursuit; Mithras bearing the bull on his shoulders; Helios kneeling before Mithras; Helios and Mithras clasping hands over an altar; Mithras with drawn bow on a running horse; Mithras and Helios banqueting; Mithras and Helios mounting the chariot of the latter and rising in full course over the ocean.
Under the old system the form of the bowl is gradually developed by blowing and by shaping the bulb with the sugar-tongs tool.
The foot starts as a small independent bulb on a separate blowing iron.
The bowl is now severed from its blowing iron and the unfinished wine-glass is supported by its foot, which is attached to the end of a working rod by a metal clip or by a seal of glass.
Under the new system the bowl is fashioned by blowing the slightly hollowed mass of glass into a mould.
The blowing iron is constantly trundled, and the small lump of glass is squeezed and flattened into the shape of a foot, either between two slabs of wood hinged together, or by pressure against an upright board.
The bowl is severed from the blowing iron, and the wine-glass is sent to the annealing oven with a bowl, longer than that of the finished glass, and with a rough fractured edge.
One workman holds the blowing iron with the mass of glass attached to it, and another fixes an iron rod by means of a seal of glass to the extremity of the mass.
A vase decorated with these simple or complex canes is produced by embedding short lengths of the cane on the surface of a mass of molten glass and blowing and fashioning the mass into the required shape.
The revival in recent years of the craft of glass-blowing in England must be attributed to William Morris and T.G.
The blower repeatedly heats the lower part of the mass of glass and keeps it distended by blowing while he swings it over a deep trench which is provided next to his working platform.
A full account of the process of blowing crown-glass will be found in all older books and articles on the subject, so that it need only be mentioned here that the glass, instead of being blown into a cylinder, is blown into a flattened sphere, which is caused to burst at the point opposite the pipe and is then, by the rapid spinning of the glass in front of a very hot furnace-opening, caused to expand into a flat disk of large diameter.
It is splendid to feel the wind blowing in my face and the springy motion of my iron steed.
The north wind had already begun to cool the pond, though it took many weeks of steady blowing to accomplish it, it is so deep.
From the study, like pistol shots, came the frequent sound of the old man angrily blowing his nose.
And now, from the hints contained in his letter and given by the little princess, he saw which way the wind was blowing, and his low opinion changed into a feeling of contemptuous ill will.
And at that moment, though the day was still, a light gust of wind blowing over the army slightly stirred the streamers on the lances and the unfolded standards fluttered against their staffs.
The same faces, the same talk, Papa holding his cup and blowing in the same way! thought Natasha, feeling with horror a sense of repulsion rising up in her for the whole household, because they were always the same.
He was so much interested in that task that he was unable to sleep, and in spite of his cold which had grown worse from the dampness of the evening, he went into the large division of the tent at three o'clock in the morning, loudly blowing his nose.
A blowing snow storm delayed our flight north.
It's mind-blowing on so many different levels.
Just found it interesting that I.m not having issues blowing things up, he said.
It made the clothing unit much less intimidating than Romas's lecture on matter and antimatter and how to store the two successfully without blowing up something.
But you believe in blowing out the brains of a woman beater.
And, I might need a few assassinations called in to keep things from blowing up on your side of the river.
Shouldn't you be back east, blowing up stuff?
His plan of blowing up everything hadn't included an innocent like Toby being hurt.
Art Farmer was blowing trumpet with the Horace Silver quintet in a piece called "Moon Rays" that Fred wouldn't have listened to on his own unless someone cut off his ears.
The rain began, light at first, and he adjusted his helmet to deflect the droplets from blowing in his face.
Blowing it on a tissue, she rang the door bell.
Sometimes, in the months of June, July and August, when the sherki or south wind is blowing, the thermometer at break of day is known to stand at 112° F., while at noon it rises to 1 19° and a little before two o'clock to 122°, standing at sunset at 114°, but this scale of temperature is exceptional.
Owing to the hot winds blowing from Rajputana, the climate of Bharatpur is extremely sultry till the setting in of the periodical rains.
The climate is tropical and generally unfavourable to white settlement, the exceptions being the elevated localities on the Amazon exposed to the strong winds blowing up that river.
The "Tom Thumb," as Cooper called the locomotive, was about the size of a modern hand-car; as the natural draft was far from sufficient, Cooper devised a blowing apparatus.
He was the author of numerous inventions, including the cagniardelle, a blowing machine, which consists essentially of an Archimedean screw set obliquely in a tank of water in such a way that its lower end is completely and its upper end partially immersed, and operated by being rotated in the opposite direction to that required for raising water.
The artillery still remaining to be embarked was for the most part got afloat during the early hours of darkness, and the infantry followed; but the wind soon began to rise ominously, blowing home from W.
A, Puntee; b, spring puntee; c, blowing iron.
The tools used are extremely primitive - hollow iron blowing-rods, solid rods for holding vessels during manipulation, spring tools, resembling sugar-tongs in shape, with steel or wooden blades for fashioning the viscous glass, callipers, measure-sticks, and a variety of moulds of wood, carbon, cast iron, gun-metal and plaster of Paris (figs.
The hollow bulb is worked into the shape it is intended to assume, partly by blowing, partly by gravitation, and partly by the workman's tool.
If the blowing iron is held vertically with the bulb uppermost the bulb becomes flattened and shallow, if the bulb is allowed to hang downwards it becomes elongated and reduced in diameter, and if the end of the bulb is pierced and the iron is held horizontally and sharply trundled, as a mop is trundled, the bulb opens out into a flattened disk.
Sufficient glass is first " gathered " on the end of a blowing iron to form the bowl of the wine-glass.
One extremity of this bulb is made to adhere to the end of the leg, and the other extremity is broken away from its blowing iron.
Maybe I'm blowing this all out of proportion.
A non-spherical form can only be produced by blowing the hollow bulb into a mould of the required shape.