He peered sullenly from under the brim of his hat.
The native pottery is of a very fine paste, smooth and thin, but poor in forms. Cylindrical cups, and jars with cylindrical necks and no brim, are typical.
He leaned forward as he helped her dismount at the barn, rain rolling off the brim of his hat in a stream.
When he espied Denisov he hastily threw something into the bushes, removed his sodden hat by its floppy brim, and approached his commander.
the moon-god Sin) it has a kind of straight brim which gives it a certain resemblance to a low-crowned " bowler."
In the United Kingdom the metric standard of capacity is the litre, represented (Order in Council, 19th May 1890) by the capacity of a hollow cylindrical brass measure whose internal diameter is equal to one-half its height, and which at 0° C., when filled to the brim, contains one kg.
According to Brandes, quoting Martin Luther in the Lexicon Philologicum, the name is derived from Bram, Brim, i.e.
Unfortunately, not everyone loves board games, so when you cannot find a group to sit around a table filled to the brim with chips and pop, you can only resort to one thing, and that is to play board games online.
5) made of brass, with a plane base, of equal height and diameter; which when filled to the brim, as determined by a plane glass disk, contains io lb weight of water at t = 62° F.B.
bookcases filled to the brim.
77); without the brim it resembles the crown of the Babylonian Merodach-nadin-akhi, with afeathered top it distinguishes Adad (god of storm, &c.) at Babylonia.
brim of a fine top hat.
darksome pit With water to the brim, They heaved in John Barleycorn, There let him sink or swim.
Some table lamps are controlled by pull chains that hang lower than the brim of the table lamp.
This was not an uncommon practice among the Confederate troops either as the wide brim helped keep the sun off their neck and stopped the rain from running down their collar.
The hat brim may have to be pinned back which would spoil the look.
brim of the glass.
I peered out from beneath the slightly fusty smelling brim of the old green satin cloak.
The taper retards the motion of the water, which constantly decreases by overflow as it proceeds, whilst it continues to fill the feeder to the brim.
brim measure glass.
Two dancing eyes blink through a black, velvet mask beneath the brim of a fine top hat.
Like hunted prey, their eyes brim with fear.
The posterior column is then stabilized by lag screws placed along the pelvic brim.
Wear wide-brimmed hats with at least a 3 " brim or a legionnaires hat with a flap in the back.
Polar fleece headband, wool hat, or balaclava for the night, and sun hat with brim for the day.
At other times of the year the pools and pumping stations were filled to the brim with Great Crested Newts.
high, while the Punta del Palo, the highest point of the brim of the crater of Vesuvius, varies materially with successive eruptions from 3856 to 4275 ft.
A loftier head-covering was sometimes spherical at the top and narrowed in the middle; with a brim or border turned up back and front it is worn by Hittite warriors of Zenjirli and by their god of storm and war (fig.
In the United Kingdom the metric standard of capacity is the litre, represented (Order in Council, 19th May 1890) by the capacity of a hollow cylindrical brass measure whose internal diameter is equal to one-half its height, and which at 0Ã‚° C., when filled to the brim, contains one kg.
5) made of brass, with a plane base, of equal height and diameter; which when filled to the brim, as determined by a plane glass disk, contains io lb weight of water at t = 62Ã‚° F.B.
There is something almost mystical about a shelf full of gleaming jars full to the brim with wholesome homemade fayre.
His mantel was filled to the brim with framed pictures of his children and grandchildren.
Another important factor to consider when choosing a decorative shade for a table lamp is the width of the lower brim.
If the shade has a wide lower brim, then a greater amount of light will be cast on the table where it sits and on the surrounding area.
On the other hand, if the lower brim is narrow, less light will be cast on the table and the surrounding area.
The cushions need to be filled to the brim and really compressed or else the filling can become concentrated in a particular area.
Choose candy-coated chocolates or jelly beans in your wedding colors and fill empty wine bottles to the brim.
Otherwise, look for a brown basket and fill to the brim with pears and apples or miniature pumpkins and gourds.
Worn for sailing, it has a flat crown and brim with a ribbon around the crown.
It features a smooth, flat top and typically lacks a brim, although a very small brim may appear on some styles.
Not only is it impeccably designed, complete with a wide brim and smooth, shiny leather, it also protects your hair and face from wind, sunlight and moisture.
The wider and more tightly woven the brim, the more protection you can get.
Choose the style or styles you like best, but always look for its likelihood of protecting you from UV rays, either by a special addition to the fabric, by a back flap, or by the use of a wide brim.
Fedora: These can come in several materials and typically have a curled brim, at least in the back.
Traditional baseball cap: The baseball cap style won't give the best sun protection because there's no brim in the back, but it will shield your eyes from glare and protect your face from some UV rays.
Cowboy style: These can be made from several different materials and typically have a brim that curves up on the sides and down in the front and back.
Panama hat: This type of hat has a wide brim, a wider hatband, and has the appearance of being made of straw.
Bucket hat: The brim isn't especially wide, but it goes all the way around and slants down rather than curling upward like several other summer hat styles do.
The brim of the hat contributes to its functionality.
Comfortable and effortlessly chic, the wide-brimmed hat with the pinched brim recalls the 1930s and yet is also timeless.
With a narrower brim, it still shields the eyes without being as much of a statement as a wider brimmed Fedora.
It is commonly made of a material such as cotton, canvas or denim, and resembles a bucket since it has a wide sloping brim.
The brim is designed to shield your eyes and face from the sun.
It features an interior sweatband and a 2 ½ inch brim.
Puma's hats all feature their cat logo leaping from the left-hand corner at the brim, making for a striking look.
The boonie hat is perfect for summer since it has a stiff brim that can protect the face from the sun along with vents and mesh to keep your head cool when the weather is warm.
What makes this style distinct is the fixed wide brim, flat crown and tape band.
It has a wide brim and is made from CoolMax polyester to keep you cool and to wick away moisture.
Other features of this hat are its mesh crown eyelets, adjustable chin strap and wide brim.
When shopping for a boonie hat, be sure to get a style that has a brim wide enough to shield your face from the sun and one done in a lightweight material that will keep you cool in the summer months.
However, anyone at any age can benefit from a good hat with a wide brim.
Not only that, but each site has a buzzing message board filled to the brim with other price-minded gamers looking to save (and help others save) money.
Wearing a hat with a large brim is also helpful.
L.A. and its surrounding cities are diverse in culture and filled to the brim with artistic opportunities, including all forms of swing dancing.
A fedora has a brim that is approximately two inches wide, that encircles the entire hat.
The brim can tip down on one side to give it a jaunty look.
Santa wears a long red velour hat with a wide furry white brim and a white furry ball on the end.
Of course, filling this glamorous little bag to the brim might make it slightly difficult to actually clutch!
If you're not the type who can easily pack lightly or who prefers carrying enormous tote bags filled to the brim, you may have a bit of trouble finding miniature bags very practical.
Most churches offer a library filled to the brim with various resources.
Instead of an envelope filled with coupons for a few select products, she has a binder or a shoebox stuffed to the brim with every coupon imaginable.
A hat with a brim that goes all around is also a good idea.
Once your coffee pot is filled to the brim with your hot water and hot vinegar mixture, pour it back into the back of the coffee maker, or back into the pan, and go through the whole process one more time.
When buying yarn for your crochet project, keep in mind that cotton yarn is stiffer and thus better suited to making a cowboy-type hat with a brim.
The textured edge on the brim adds fashion flair without being too difficult for the novice.
By making it with contrasting colors on the brim and in the body of the hat, or by adding embellishments, you can easily create a beanie that is unique to you.
To get a brim that keeps its shape, you might need a smaller hook than what's normally recommended for a yarn weight.
Fold each flap out toward the outside to make the hat's brim.
It is a hat that fights snugly to the head and then has a narrow brim at the bottom.
It fits tightly to the head and has no brim.
Beret - A beret, sometimes called a tam, is a softly rounded hat without a brim.
Newsboy Cap - This is a rounded cap that does not fit tight to the head and has a brim over the eyes.
Visor - A visor cap usually has a brim that shades the eye area attached to a band that goes around the head.
Purchase inexpensive straw hats, or sombreros, and glue the invitation to the brim of the hat.
Using a hat with a wide brim is essential in protecting your face, ears and neck from the sun.
This style did not protect the soldier from the sun since it did not have a wide brim.
They are hard hats without the rear brim, so they are easier to maneuver in.
The crown was high and the brim was thin.
When the National Forests got their own official caretakers, they modeled their uniforms after the U.S. Army, complete with the field hats with the wide brim.
The forest ranger's hat is probably the most iconographic part of the uniform -- even though the flat brim is still used by drill instructors in the military and occasionally by highway patrolmen.
Wearing a hat with a broad brim can also help reduce problems from bright light.
stabilized by lag screws placed along the pelvic brim.
The articles are filled to the brim with interesting trivia about American food.
Promotions like the yearly beauty events at Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman typically offer a designer cosmetic case or makeup bag filled to the brim with high-end cosmetic samples.
It had a wide brim to protect the religious soldier from the enemy.
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