Cardines sentence example

cardines
  • The fused cardines form a broad basal plate (sub-mentum) and the stipites a smaller plate (mentum) - see fig.
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  • There are also traces of the division of the lands in the immediate vicinity of the town into squares by parallel paths (decumani and cardines) at regular intervals of 1111 - Roman feet, postulating as the basis of the division a square with a side of 10,000 Roman feet, divided into 81 smaller squares - an arrangement which could not have existed at Puteoli, and must have arisen elsewhere.
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  • We are the hinges (cardines) upon which the universal Church rests and moves.
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