Coiled sentence example
The drum, when round ropes are used, is a plain broad cylinder, with flanged rims, and cased with soft wood packing, upon which the rope is coiled; the breadth is made sufficient to take the whole length of the rope at two laps.
Shell not coiled, symmetrical; pallial cavity ventral.
The tightly coiled spring was released, the clock began to whirr and the chimes to play.
He tried to block that day from his mind as he played out the coiled rope from over his shoulder and moved backwards down the slope.
Should these tests prove satisfactory the core is served with jute yarn, coiled in water-tight tanks, and surrounded with salt water.Advertisement
Sternaspis, the gut is coiled.
She tossed the fish back to the ocean and coiled the rope, hiding it beneath several small rocks in the back of the cave.
The nephridia in this group are invariably coiled tubes with an intracellular lumen and nearly invariably open into the coelom by a funnel.
Ampullaria, shell dextral, coiled.
Rasps of conical form (45), made of a sheet of bronze punched and coiled round, were common in the XVI1Ith Dynasty, apparently as personal objects, possibly used for rasping dried bread.Advertisement
Roman glass beads are always drawn out, and nicked off hot, with striation Iengthways; except the large opaque variegated beads which are coiled.
Among his symbols was a serpent coiled round a staff, and physicians were for long wont to place this at the head of their prescriptions.
He entered and found a big snake coiled on the bedding.
A pair of coiled nephridial tubes (n) formed of a file of perforated `' drain-pipe "cells, with ciliated tag-like" flame "cells (f), open into a contractile bladder (bl), FIG.
Isocardiidae.-Mantle largely closed, pedal orifice small; gill-plates of equal size; shell globular, with prominent and coiled umbones.Advertisement
Chamidae.-Shell with sub-equal valves and prominent umbones more or less spirally coiled; ligament external.
Caprinidae.-Shell inequivalve; fixed valve spiral or conical; free valve coiled or spiral; Cretaceous.
The peripheral paren chyma gives rise to protonephridia, that is to coiled tubes commencing in pyriform cells containing a flame-like bundle of cilia and provided with branched outgrowths, and communicating with the exterior by long convoluted canals which open at the surface of the body.
He showed that the archicarp consisted of two parts, a lower coiled portion, the ascogonium, and an upper portion, the trichogyne, which projected from the thallus.
The latter arise from the crown of a spirally coiled archicarp (bearing an ascogonium at its end) and a straight antheridium.Advertisement
The thecae in the earliest family - Dichograptidae - are so similar in form to the sicula itself that the polypary has been compared to a colony of siculae; there is the greatest variation in shape in those of the latest family - Monograptidae--in some species of which the terminal portion of each theca becomes isolated (Rastrites) and in some coiled into a rounded lobe.
He is commonly represented standing, dressed in a long cloak, with bare breast; his usual attribute is a club-like staff with a serpent (the symbol of renovation) coiled round it.
The microspores on germination produce a small, greatly reduced male prothallus bearing one or two antheridia which give rise to a number of spirally coiled, multiciliate spermatozoids.
The plants grow as a rule in marshy places, though some species of Marsilia are xerophytic. The creeping stem produces roots from the ventral surface and leaves from the dorsal surface; the leaves when young are circinately coiled.
The head-dress is a small red cap, tambourineshaped, and strings of coins are coiled in the hair, or worn as necklaces and bracelets.Advertisement
This work is partly carried out beneath the surface and partly on the surface, upon which the worms wander at night and eject the swallowed and triturated earth; frequently castings of some height are formed of coiled ropes of agglutinated particles of mould.
Prorocentraceae (Schutt) (=the Adinida of Bergh); body surrounded by a firm shell of two valves without a girdle band; transverse groove absent; transverse flagellum coiled round base of longitudinal.
But the larvae of the Ecaudata are mainly herbivorous and the digestive tract is accordingly extremely elongate and coiled up like the spring of a watch.
It is a fossil ammonite - an extinct mollusk that floated through the seas in its coiled shell.
January and I made a large bender by a bend in the sleepy, serpentine river that coiled through the site.
At the base of the spine is the root chakra, the coiled serpent of sexual energy.
Each chromosome is really a very long molecule of DNA wound up and coiled around special proteins to form chromatin.
Also make sure that the electric flex is not twisted, coiled, laid across the blanket or tucked under the mattress or covers.
When the young fronds first appear they are quite tightly coiled.
The aluminum ingots are sent to mills where they are rolled into very thin coiled sheets.
Ornaments include a temple to Surya the sun god, and a snake coiled around a column in the snake coiled around a column in the Snake Pond.
The rotor's movement winds the mainspring, a flat coiled spring, a flat coiled spring that powers mechanical watches.
How about changing the design to having the stylus connected to the tablet via a coiled wire?
My aim is to find the limits in protein topology in coiled coils.
Despite this, the first coiled tubing well was drilled from the Gannet platform in early 2004.
These small molecules pass through the renal tube (coiled tubule) which is surrounded by a capillary network.
Increasing ionic strength and reducing pH both decrease the viscosity as they cause the polymer to become more coiled.
Two pins q, r, with spiral springs coiled round them, pass loosely through holes in the forks k, 1, and keep the bearings of the heads in and n firmly pressed against the ends of the micrometer box.
Visceral mass and shell sinistrally coiled; shell thin, with narrow aperture; no inferior pallial lobe.
When flying, flamingos present a striking and beautiful sight, with legs and neck stretched out straight, looking like white and rosy or scarlet crosses with black arms. Not less fascinating is a flock of these sociable birds when at rest, standing on one or both legs, with their long necks twisted or coiled upon the body in any conceivable position.
In a few cases its course is slightly sinuous or twisted, but the only cases in which it is actually coiled upon itself are found in the Cladocera of the family Lynceidae (Alonidae) and in a single recentlydiscovered genus of Cumacea (Sympoda).
Ornaments include a temple to Surya the sun god, and a snake coiled around a column in the Snake Pond.
The rotor 's movement winds the mainspring, a flat coiled spring that powers mechanical watches.
Squinting down the dark tunnel I could see a snake, or maybe two, coiled inside.
As I moved into the water my instructor coiled and uncoiled the line as it came in and out.
Basically a generator consists of a set of magnets and a conductor like a coiled wire.
Flex tracks, also referred to as monorails, are curved, coiled, or angled to accommodate a variety of lighting situations.
In malrotation, the duodenum is usually coiled to the right, causing obstruction of the duodenum and failure of the stomach contents to pass through to the next portion of small intestine.
Spirochete-A type of bacterium with a long, slender, coiled shape.
Once the twists are unraveled, the hair will have a very wavy and tightly coiled texture that looks great for several days.
He was coiled and ready to snap if the Watcher so much as looked at her too long.
She ignored the voice of the creature coiled restlessly within her.
Charles was coiled, as if ready to take a bite out of her.
The boiler consists of similar pipe coiled up to form a fire-box, inside which the furnace is lighted.
The coiled pipe firebox of the high-pressure hot-water system previously described may be also classed with boilers.
A sufficient length of cable to reach the shore or the cable-house is paid overboard and coiled on a raft or rafts, or on the deck of a steam-launch, in order to be connected with the shore.
Into each ovarian sac behind the transverse junction opens a slender tube, which is greatly coiled, and, in its turn, opens into a spherical "spermathecal sac."
In a dextral Gastropod the shell is coiled in a right-handed spiral from apex to mouth, and the spiral also projects to the right of the median plane of the animal.
The odontophore is powerfully developed; the radular sac is extraordinarily long, lying coiled in a space between the mass of the liver and the muscular foot.
The testis t occupies a median position in the coiled visceral mass.
The orifice leads into a large pouch lodging a pair of very long penes, which are coiled up when not in use.
In 1900 it was shown that the coxal gland of Limulus is provided with a very delicate thin-walled coiled duct which opens, even in the adult condition, by a minute pore on the coxa of the fifth leg (Patten and Hazen, 13A).
Threads of coloured molten glass were spirally coiled round the body, and, whilst still viscid, were dragged into zigzags with a metal hook.
These are enclosed in canvas, and around the surface of each stout hempen cord is tightly and closely coiled.
The cavity of the tube of Helicopsyche, composed of grains of sand, is itself spirally coiled, so that the case exactly resembles a small snail-shell in shape.
At starting, when the full load is to be lifted, the balance chain uncoils, and continues to do so until the desired equilibrium between the working loads is attained, when it is coiled up again in the reverse direction, to be again given out on the return trip.
Their basketry, both in Canada and in Arizona, was coiled work.
A peculiar type of coiled basketry is found at the Strait of Magellan, but the motives are not American.
They are small insects, having straight antennae, and a compressed, usually very short abdomen with the second or second and third segments greatly developed, and the rest imbricated, and concealing the partially coiled ovipositor.
Asplanchnopus myrmeleo, showing horseshoe-shaped germarium (left), blind saccate stomach (right), apical bladder, foot, &c.; g, Asplanchna ebbesbornii - the coiled tube at left is a kidney; h, i, incudate jaws of Asplanchna brightwellii and girodii chiefly formed of rami, with the rudimentary mallei parallel and external to them; j, Ascomorpha hyalina.
Modern Venetian beads are similarly coiled.
This illustrates the resistance to dragging of a rope coiled round a post; e.g.
Both sexes have horns, very much coiled in the ram.
Aglauros and Heise disobeyed the injufiction, an&when they saw the child (which had the form of a snake, or round which a snake was coiled) they went mad with fright, and threw themselves from the rock of the Acropolis (or ere killed by the snake).
In the early years of toaster oven heating elements, chromel was designed into a single, coiled wire that ran the length of the toaster oven and was encased by material that evenly heated whatever was inside.
Many models of Remington shavers use a coiled cord to recharge the battery.
The battery is located inside the base of the razor and is recharged using the coiled cord provided with the appliance.
He figured that an adequate shock absorber on the heel of his running shoe could alleviate a lot of his pain, so he decided to attach a coiled spring to the bottom of his heel and took the shoes out for a test run.
Design ideas might include the dragon holding the pearl gently between its teeth, or the long body coiled around the pearl.
This technology might have been an improvement over hanging weights, but the speed at which the coiled springs winded was not consistent.
Kris pursed his lips, wanting to release the curses coiled on his tongue. He looked her over. She'd at least worn sturdy shoes, long pants and shirt. She was in decent shape, slender and toned from Pilates and the gym.
In this case the chain is not coiled, but simply passes over the lifting wheel, the free end hanging loose.
In addition to tentacles, there may be marginal cirri (Laodice) with a solid endodermal axis, spirally coiled, very contractile, and bearing a terminal battery of nematocysts.
Alimentary canal rarely coiled, occasionally with glands which are simple caeca and sometimes serve as air reservoirs; jaws often present and an eversible pharynx.
In some forms the coiling disappears in the adult, leaving the shell simply conical as in Patellidae, Fissurellidae, &c., and in some cases the shell is coiled in one plane, e.g.
Shell spirally coiled; epipodial tentacles present; operculum thick and calcareous.
Visceral sac and shell coiled in one plane; foot divided transversely into two parts, posterior part bearing an operculum, anterior part forming a fin provided with a sucker.
Shell spirally coiled; head broad, without prominent tentacles; foot short, operculated; marine.
A characteristic feature is the one-sided (dorsiventral) inflorescence, well illustrated in forget-me-not and other species of Myosotis; the cyme is at first closely coiled, becoming uncoiled as the flowers open.
This cavity lodges the arms, which are curved and coiled in different ways in different genera.
In the viscous state a mass of glass can be coiled upon the heated end of an iron rod, and if the rod is hollow can be blown into a hollow bulb.
The king bird of paradise (Cicinnurus regius) is one of the smallest and most brilliant of the group, and is specially distinguished by its two middle tail feathers, the ends of which alone are webbed, and coiled into a beautiful spiral disk of a lovely emerald green.
This is the sign of coiled rope surrounding all the cartouches of the Pharaohs and is considered powerfully protective.
I believe that this knot is what Tantra calls the coiled kundalini Shakti.
If the snake is partially concealed or coiled, it may prove tricky to spot.
He helped her into the saddle, which was entirely unnecessary, and then lifted a coiled rope from the fence post.
No opening into the body-cavity has been made; the organs which lie in the coiled visceral hump show through its transparent walls.
Visceral mass still coiled spirally; shell thin and shining.
Each consists of a more or less coiled, ciliated, longitudinal canal, which on its external surface gives origin to one or more transverse canals, which pass to the exterior and open a little way behind the mouth on the sides of the body.
Formerly the pans were heated by open firing from below; but now the almost universal practice is to boil by steam injected from perforated pipes coiled within the pan, such injection favouring the uniform heating of the mass and causing an agitation favourable to the ultimate mixture and saponification of the materials.
The foot at first was formed by coiling a thread of glass round the base of the waist; but, subsequently, an open glass cone was joined to the base of the waist, and a glass thread was coiled upon the surface of the cone.
The tail rope, which is of lighter section than the main one, is coiled on the second drum, passes over similar guide sheaves placed near the roof or side of the gallery round a pulley at the bottom of the plane, and is fixed to the end of the train or set of tubs.
Having unwound the string that tied the band on one leg, he carefully coiled it up and immediately set to work on the other leg, glancing up at Pierre.
The cable is carefully coiled into the tanks in horizontal flakes, each of which is begun at the outside of the tank and coiled towards the centre.
The Heteropoda exhibit a series of modifications in the form and proportions of the visceral mass and foot, leading from a condition readily comparable with that of a typical Pectinibranch such as Rostellaria, with the three regions of the foot strongly marked and a coiled visceral hump of the usual proportions, up to a condition in which the whole body is of a tapering cylindrical shape, the foot a plate-like vertical fin, and the visceral hump almost completely atrophied.