How to use Capes in a sentence
Subsequently the Portuguese mapped the whole coast of Liberia, and nearly all the prominent features - capes, rivers, islets - off that coast still bear Portuguese names.
At the eastern extremity of the Coastal Plain Region an outer coast line is formed by a chain of long narrow barrier beaches from which project capes Hatteras, Lookout and Fear, whose outlying shoals are known for their dangers to navigation.
These charts are based upon estimated bearings and distances between the principal ports or capes, the intervening coast-line being filled in from more detailed surveys.
Whales were once numerous between Capes St Roque and Frio, but are now rarely seen.
The best skins also provide excellent material for coats, capes, stoles, ties, collars, cuffs, gloves, muffs, hoods and light-weight carriage aprons.Advertisement
The harbour is about equidistant from New York, Philadelphia, and the capes of Chesapeake Bay, and is used chiefly by vessels awaiting orders to ports for discharge or landing.
Others, like Malte Brun (1803) and Supan (1903), take the loxodromes between the three capes and call the ocean to the south the Antarctic Ocean.
The action he fought off the capes of Virginia on the 16th of April was ill conducted, but his main purpose was achieved.
The Bight of Biafra, or Mafra (named after the town of Mafra in southern Portugal), between Capes Formosa and Lopez, is the most eastern part of the Gulf of Guinea; it contains the islands Fernando Po, Prince's and St Thomas's.
Widely distributed in North America, the best come from Canada, are costly and are used for military caps, boas, muffs, trimmings, carriage rugs and coachmen's capes, and the fur wears exceedingly well.Advertisement
It is very durable for linings, and is an economical substitute for sable for coats, capes, boas and trimmings.
Formerly the fur was only used for hatters' felt, but with the rise in prices of furs these skins have been more carefully removed and-with improved dressing, unhairing and silvering processes-the best provides a very effective and suitable fur for ladies' coats, capes, stoles, muffs, hats and gloves, while the lower qualities make very useful, light-weighted and inexpensive linings for men's or women's driving coats.
The very finest skins are chiefly used for stoles and muffs, and the general run for coachmen's capes and carriage rugs, which are very handsome when the tails, which are marked with rings of dark and light fur alternately, are left on.
Crystalline rocks crop out at several capes; Cretaceous limestones, containing an abundant and specific fauna of gigantic ammonites, occur at Dui on the west coast, and Tertiary conglomerates, sandstones, marls and clays, folded by subsequent upheavals, in many parts of the island.
It consists of the coast lands lying between the capes named and of part of the northern portion of the Abyssinian plateau.Advertisement
Here the sea has greatly eroded the normal regular, harbourless line of the west coast of Africa, forming bold capes and numerous inlets or estuaries.
From the extreme north to Cape Mondego and thence onward to Cape Carvoeiro the outline of the coast is a long and gradual curve; farther south is the prominent mass of rock and mountain terminating westward in Capes Roca and Espichel; south of this, again, there is another wide curve, broken by the headland of Sines, and extending to Cape St Vincent, the southeastern extremity of the country.
Along the sea-board are twenty-two well-defined headlands or capes and about a score of bays or inlets, to mark which for navigators there are thirty-four lighthouses.
The west coast, on the other hand, including both shores of the great south-western promontory, is minutely fretted into capes and bays, headlands and inlets of every size, and an island-group lies off each of the more prominent headlands from Land's End northward.
It is in this sense that the name Numidia is used by Polybius and all historians down to the close of the Roman republic. The Numidians, as thus defined, were divided into two great tribes, - the lvlassyli on the east, and the Massaesyli on the west - the limit between the two being the river Ampsaga, which enters the sea to the west of the promontory called Tretum, now known as the Seven Capes.Advertisement
The Portuguese gave names to most of the capes, but made no persistent attempts at colonization.
Oh, their gas capes was round here when they should have been on their back and all their faces was black.
I've seen the early work on capes and they look tremendous.
It is here that the coast of South America extends farthest to the westward until it reaches Capes Blanco and Parifla, and then turns southward to the Bay of Paita.
The Delaware river, from its junction with the Neversink Creek to the capes, flows along the western and southern borders of the state for a distance of 245 m., and has a total drainage area in New Jersey of 2345 sq.Advertisement
I have in my mind's eye the western, indented with deep bays, the bolder northern, and the beautifully scalloped southern shore, where successive capes overlap each other and suggest unexplored coves between.
In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.
I 've seen the early work on capes and they look tremendous.
Working class men wore hoods attached to short capes as a head covering, while the nobility wore hats with brims.
From plush jackets to sweeping capes and zippered hoodies to versatile vests, women's plus size fleece outerwear is fashionable, functional and flattering.
Full length capes often pair with these costumes.
So you travel the old west hunting down skeletons who are adept with scythes, gunslingers who could use a makeover, and snipers who like to wear capes.
Stylish maternity capes, ponchos, and wraps are often designed as one size fits all and can often still be worn after pregnancy.
Flowing fabrics such as billowing skirts, capes, bell sleeves, puff shoulders, and loose tunics that do not cling to curves.
As long as you have the distinctive feathered hats, the capes, and of course the swords, everyone's costume can be a bit different.
So jackets such as Dracula capes, witches, fairies or dinosaurs are very common.
Use the week's ballot totals to determine the winners, then outfit the king and queen at the pep rally with crowns, scepters and capes.
Adults holding the hands of children in capes and glasses with the signature lightning bolt drawn onto their foreheads were crawling in every available space the eye could see.
Capes, batons, braids are all going to most likely get in the way of them showing off their routine.
Rain gear options including parkas, capes, rain coats, leggings, and other items are also available.
If you plan to have the majorettes perform with batons, twirlers typically do not do well in uniforms that have capes.
The capes can tangle and throw off the twirler's release and recovery.