How to use Contrasts in a sentence
The contrasts shown by the mean annual rainfall are similarly marked.
But nowhere are these contrasts so striking as in Calabria.
The most conspicuous building in the city is the cathedral of St Bavon 1 (Sint Baafs), the rich interior of which contrasts strongly with its somewhat heavy exterior.
In its vivid blue colour it contrasts strikingly with the emerald-green malachite, also a basic copper carbonate, but containing rather more water and less carbon dioxide.
Even the steppe exhibits great contrasts of temperature; there the rainfall is slight and the air exceedingly exhilarating and healthy.Advertisement
On the other hand, there were important contrasts between the two.
His work, which extends from 1591 (1000) to 1659 (Iwo), contrasts strongly with that of the earlier historian, being written with great directness and lucidity, combined with much vigour and picturesqueness.
The monotonous Atlantic littoral is unbroken by any large inlet or estuary, and thus contrasts in a striking manner with the varied outlines of the Pacific coast, which includes the three bold promontories of Nicoya, Golfo Dulce and Burica, besides the broad sweep of Coronada Bay and several small harbours.
The farther one proceeds to the east the greater are the contrasts of summer and winter.
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It was a period of great men and great ideas, of dramatic Period of contrasts of character and opinionon the one side flohena broad humanitarianism combined with a gay enjoy- staufen ment of the world, on the other side an almost super- dynasty.
Christian Coptic, though probably at first contemporary with some documents of Old Coptic, contrasts strongly with the latter.
The coarse cutting of his cartouches contrasts with the splendid finish of the Middle Kingdom work which they disfigure.
The vivid account of this last expedition given in his diary contrasts with the usual dry entries of interviews and disbursements.
Geological structure alone will not account for these contrasts.Advertisement
There is, of course, frequent interaction between these two movements, but recognition of their separate development is necessary to the understanding of such contemporary contrasts as the Thrissil and the Rois and Peblis to the Play, Drummond and Montgomerie, Ramsay and Hume.
Between 680 and 670 the Cimmerians in their destructive progress over Asia Minor overran Phrygia; the king Midas in despair put an end to his own life; and from henceforth the history of Phrygia is a story of slavery, degradation and decay, which contrasts strangely with the earlier legends.
This gives the utmost possible effect of finality to the whole Credo, and contrasts admirably with the coldly formal instrumental end of the Resurrexit three movements further back.
The sharp contrasts between its compulsory religious observances and those of the rest of the world prevented such an absorption of the Jewish people into the Roman Empire as had caused the disappearance of the ten tribes of Israel by their merging with the Assyrians.
These facts point to a familiarity with the Greek colonies in Asia which contrasts strongly with the silence of the Iliad and Odyssey.Advertisement
Since that period discord had gained more sway; and the actual world was full of contrasts and oppositions, due to the combined action of both principles.
This method of extraction contrasts favourably in time with the leaching process, which is so slow that over io,000,000 tons of ore are always under treatment on the immense leaching floors of the company's works in Spain.
The relative length of the seasons shows contrasts similar to those of temperature.
It is not in comparison with the picturesque beauty of European Alpine scenery that the Himalaya appeals to the imagination, for amongst the hills of the outer Himalaya - the hills which are known to the majority of European residents and visitors - there is often a striking absence of those varied incidents and sharp contrasts which are essential to picturesqueness in mountain landscape.
The Santa Cruz valley, however, has much older annals of a past that charms by its picturesque contrasts with the present.Advertisement
If a rigid rod, or a wing with a rigid anterior margin, be made to vibrate, the vibration is characterized by an unequal jerky motion, at the end of the down and up strokes, which contrasts strangely with the smooth, steady fanning movement peculiar to natural wings.
If we turn back from this course of development to the history of serfdom and emancipation in the West striking contrasts appear.
Her name does not appear in Tertullian's list of the indigetes di, and Juvenal contrasts her worship unfavourably with the old Roman Numa' ritual.
Mazandaran comprises two distinct natural regions presenting the sharpest contrasts in their relief, climate and products.
They are monogamous, and their conjugal fidelity contrasts strongly with the vicious habits of the Sinhalese.
Nothing came of the project, which contrasts strangely with the greater part of Henrys sober and cautious schemes.
This legalism contrasts strikingly with the efforts of pagan philosophy to exhibit virtue as its own reward; and the contrast is triumphantly pointed out by more than one early Christian writer.
The exclusion of private happiness from the ends at which it is a duty to aim contrasts strikingly with the view of Butler and Reid, that man, as a rational being, is under manifest obligation " to seek his own interest.
Written during the time of the civil war in Germany, it contrasts Jerusalem and Babel, the heavenly and the earthly kingdoms, but also contains much valuable information about the history of the time.
But its inner meaning, the secret of its indomitable vigour, the law which harmonizes its apparent contrasts, cannot be understood unless it is regarded as a whole.
It is above all the substance of religious feeling, which is the immediate consciousness of the unity of the world, of the absolute oneness behind the infinite multiplicity of contrasts; indeed, it is the religious conviction of the unity which is the best guarantee of the truth of the suppositions of philosophy.
In this respect it contrasts unfavourably with the later theory of Abelard.
The surface of Spain is remarkable at once for its striking contrasts and its vast expanses of dreary uniformity.
As regards the distribution of population between town and country, Spain contrasts in a marked manner with Italy, Spain having but few large towns and a relatively large country population.
The play of brilliant colours and of ever-changing contrasts of light and shade on those rugged mountain-sides and on the surface of the sea itself might have been expected to appeal to the most prosaic. The surface of the sea is generally smooth (seldom, however, absolutely inert as the pilgrims represented it), but is frequently raised by the north winds into waves, which, owing to the weight and density of the water, are often of great force.
Our aim is not simply to give a summary of the most striking botanical features of the several floras that have left traces in the sedimentary rocks, but rather to attempt to follow the different phases in the development of the vegetation of the world, as expressed in the contrasts exhibited by a comparison of the vegetation of the Coal period forests with that of the succeeding Mesozoic era up to the close of the Wealden period.
The artists contrasts fine textures with highly polished areas.
The fruit splits, revealing a pale pinkish interior which contrasts with the brightly colored aril.
Dynamic contrasts were well-judged and orchestral textures sounded crystal clear in the intimate auditorium.
This contrasts with ACT in the sense that learning in a neural state automaton does not demand the physical changes associated with lifetime evolution.
The top decorated cover contrasts with the lower part that is made of plainly woven basketry.
We unearth its colors and contrasts - from dazzling Tokyo to the quiet byways and tranquil temples of another age.
The act was further enhanced by the trickery of lighting contrasts which brought to mind the effect of dramatic chiaroscuro.
The module concludes by considering the imperatives of critical criminology, focusing on the commonalities and contrasts within critical criminology.
Concerto A piece in which an instrument (or ensemble) contrasts with an orchestral ensemble.
The contrasts could hardly be more extreme; stark vertical rock faces and jagged spires of dolomitic limestone hang high above green forested valleys.
These figures refer to cliff top recession, and they generalize local differences due to contrasts of rock lithology and structure.
Majorca is an island of contrasts with its rugged mountains to long streches of golden sand and pine forests to serene hillside villages.
This contrasts with the delay in the district nurse phlebotomy type of home visit.
The white rump contrasts starkly with the black tail.
A nation choked with peoples and cultures, riven with almost seismic contrasts and contradictions.
The grid symbolizing the roots is open, and contrasts both with the apparent solidity of the sun and with its differing geometry.
Good contrasts are always preferred as previously stated, yellow is, for the majority of people, a suitable color.
It seems unprofessional for a company to have a name that contrasts the credibility that they are trying to create.
There's an onslaught of double kick that contrasts with the vocals that follow, the only traditional melodic vocal on the disk.
On his return to London in 1818 he applied himself assiduously to the art of engraving, in which he acquired a skill that in after years became a most valuable assistant to his literary labours, and enabled him to illustrate his various humours and fancies by a profusion of quaint devices, which not only repeated to the eye the impressions of the text, but, by suggesting amusing analogies and contrasts, added considerably to the sense and effect of the work.
They are no clamorous expressions of anger at the discrepancies and contrasts of humanity, but plain, solemn pictures of conditions of life, which neither the politician nor the moralist can deny to exist, and which they are imperatively called upon to remedy.
Dollo's view that marsupials were originally arboreal, that, on account of their foot-structure, they could not have been the ancestors of placentals, and that they themselves are degenerate placentals, Mr Bensley contrasts this with Huxley's scheme of mammalian evolution.
In the order of the sentence the substantive precedes the adjective and the verb stands last; the object and the adverb precede the verb, and the genitive precedes the noun on which it depends - this contrasts with the order in the isolating Chinese, where the order is subject, verb, object.
It was thus an effective compromise between the solar year and the lunar month, and contrasts very favorably with the intricate and clumsy years of other ancient systems. The leap-year of the Julian and Gregorian calendars confers the immense benefit of a fixed correspondence to the seasons which the Egyptian year did not possess, but the uniform length of the Egyptian months is enviable even now.
New contrasts are formed by the juxtaposition of differently toned metals; or these with an inlay of haliotis shell, introduced by Alfred Gilbert; or of coloured wax, favoured by Onslow Ford; or enamelling, perfected by Professor von Herkomer; or stained ivory, pearls, or semi-precious stones.
Long, in particular, followed the Platte and South Platte across the state in 1819, and his despairing account of the semi-arid buffalo plains - whence arose the myth of the Great American Desert - finely contrasts with the later history and latter-day optimism of dry-farming and irrigation.
Useful light is shed on this distinction by Lotze, who contrasts (Logic, § 273) postulates (" absolutely necessary assumptions without which the content of the observation with which we are dealing would contradict the laws of our thought") with hypotheses, which he defines as conjectures, which seek "to fill up the postulate thus abstractly stated by specifying the concrete causes, forces or processes, out of which the given phenomenon really arose in this particular case, while in other cases maybe the same postulate is to be satisfied by utterly different though equivalent combinations of forces or active elements."
However, when this happens, the compound symmetry and sphericity assumptions have been violated, and independent contrasts cannot be computed.
There 's an onslaught of double kick that contrasts with the vocals that follow, the only traditional melodic vocal on the disk.
This contrasts with parts of Europe, which had the resources to wipe out malaria in the 1950s.
Only once he juxtaposed the two images were we able to appreciate their contrasts.
The rough stone hearth contrasts with the smooth stone floor, intended to resemble stones lying in a creek bed.
Blanket styled throws and stylized pillow designs are great texture and color contrasts to soften the overall interior design.
Mother nature is a master designer, and you can incorporate these amazing natural color contrasts into many decorating styles.
When applying Halloween makeup, you'll make your lines more distinct and your color contrasts more obvious.
Extreme contrasts are to be avoided at all costs during photo shoots, especially when multiple subjects are involved.
It's great under a sheer or skimpy top, preferably if the color contrasts.
The rest can remain frosted in a solid color that matches or contrasts the polka dots, and the difference in tone between the layers will stand out successfully.
The Ultra collection rings, composed of 18 karat white gold, diamonds, and black or white ceramic, offer an appeal to those with a love of stark contrasts and simplistic designs.
However, if monochrome is boring to you or if you're not concerned with looking taller, you can play around with color and add some spark to your look by wearing a skinny belt in a color that contrasts with your shirt.
Silver jewelry contrasts nicely with your black leather, especially if you have any silver accents on your outfit.
There is a large variety of color combinations, from muted grays to striking black and white contrasts.
A third set of colors include bolder tones, like bright coral, deep turquoise, and black and white contrasts.
What makes rose colored lenses important is the way they interact with bright light; these lenses draw sharper contrasts between objects while helping to cut down significant amounts of glare.
And when you're done, post a game review that compares and contrasts them!
Aside from sex differences, other biological contrasts between males and females are already evident in childhood.
The process produces an image of shadows and contrasts on film.
Another aspect of creating dance routines is working in contrasts.
Contrasts can do this, whether in movement or occasionally in the actual dancers themselves.
Punk hair styles are most frequently recognized by their unusual, unexpected colors and contrasts.
Hair with wildly unnatural shades - lime green, bright pink, glowing orange, stark white, neon blue, etc. - is nearly always punk, though contrasts between more natural shades can create a milder punk look.
Light hair, on the other hand, can take many different dye colors, though stark contrasts may seem too unnatural.
Put a thin headband on, preferably in a shade that contrasts with your hair color.
Sharp contrasts work really with within this category, so look for colors that are richly pigmented.
The process is often a much more gentle one because the hair has fewer color stages to go through than if you were going for a bright, bold color and sharp contrasts.
This stack of brown rings not only accents, but contrasts the overall blue color of the suit.
This two-piece bikini features a white triangle halter top with a tie-back closure (located behind the neck), while the stripe detail on the chest contrasts nicely over the white, polka dot bottoms; a truly fun summer look!
This is very important because it allows the consumer to compare and contrasts different styles.
You'll love the way the crisp whiteness of this bikini contrasts with your tanned skin, and the outlining black strings only serve to up the sexiness quotient even more!
A wide belt in a matching color will keep the look uniform, but a belt that wildly contrasts can be a great focal point.
It is not unusual to find a sash in a hue that contrasts with the dress.
Bright prints and geometric patterns took center stage, and contrasts were an important element of the mod fashion world.
Clean lines and striking contrasts were another mod style element.
Using different metals for each layer highlights the contrasts.
The yellow is accentuated by the rich golden yellow of traditional gold, however it contrasts and is highlighted by white gold or platinum.
Brown diamonds look beautiful when set in yellow gold, however they are striking when set in white metals such as white gold or platinum as the cool white color contrasts with deep shades of the diamonds.
Think attitude, think progressive styling, and think daring contrasts that really make people notice you!
A boot that matches or contrasts nicely with your coat is a safe bet that will offer you plenty of wear all season long.
Dark accents and a black rubber strap surround a bright yellow watch face for the ultimate in striking contrasts and sporty style.
Squares should be in a color that contrasts with the cardstock or in a pattern that coordinates with it.
Dipping a pencil eraser in poster or acrylic paint in a color that contrasts with the matte, stamp a paw-print design on the matte and on a piece of construction paper big enough to cover the can.
Stir in a small amount of crispy rice cereal to the ganache before it hardens to give your truffles a little crunch that contrasts with the creaminess of the chocolate.
This beautiful song is tinged with sweetness and melancholy and contrasts the inevitable danger a child will face in this world and the safety of a mother's arms.
Almost as often, the teens themselves think that they don't need to study or work hard to achieve their goals, making for interesting contrasts when they learn just how much work is involved.
Like most reality TV shows, MTV Made depends on contrasts to make it interesting.
First appearing in the original Star Wars movie - and the fourth chapter of the saga - C-3PO (sometimes called See-Threepio) and R2D2 (Artoo-Deetoo) are a study in contrasts.
However, if the image is too "busy" - that is, has lots of colors or dark and light contrasts - it may make the rest of your MySpace content hard to read.
The best blog reviews include design elements such as colors and contrasts as well as SEO tips.
Computer Hope's color chart includes lettering over the color to give you an idea of contrasts, as well as even more extensive color names.
At four or five months they are lovely, as generally they retain their baby whiteness, which contrasts well with their almost black ears, deep-brown markings, and blue eyes."
Versatile, lighthearted, boastful and pleasure-loving, he contrasts with the nobler and more intellectual character of Averroes.
The narrower term "orchestration" is applied to the instrumentation of orchestral music. Since the most obvious differences of timbre are in those of various instruments, the art which blends and contrasts timbre is most easily discussed as the treatment of instruments; but we must use this term with philosophic breadth and allow it to include voices.
Its contrasts are like those of an architectural scheme, not those of a landscape or a drama.
In consequence, in 1908, of 490,000 liable, some I 10,000 actually joined for full training and 24,000 of the new 2nd category for short training, which contrasts very forcibly with the feeble embodiments of i906 and 1907.
More elaborate contrasts have been proposed between the two words, but are of little practical importance.
In general the Cretan constitution is characterized by a conservative spirit, and contrasts with the ultra-democratic systems. established in Greece and the Balkan States.
In his last work Fechner, aged but full of hope, contrasts this joyous "daylight view" of the world with the dead, dreary "night view" of materialism.
The cuticle contrasts strongly in its nature with the hypodermis it protects.
This law was the last serious act of the provisional Parliament, which had shown itself singularly barren in legislation, and contrasts most unfavourably with the first assemblies of all the other " Succession States."
In another prologue he contrasts his own treatment of his subjects with the sensational extravagance of others.
In some cases he has skilfully suggested parallelisms and contrasts.
The statistical contrasts are especially sharp and characteristic when we take into account the chronological sequence in the elaboration of laws.
The vague and fragmentary character of the narrative, in this section, forcibly contrasts with the clear and careful tracing of the outward way.
His high appreciation of Christianity, which contrasts with the contemptuous estimate of the contemporary rationalists, rested on a firm belief in its essential humanity, to which fact, and not to conscious deception, he attributes its success.
A similar feeling is shown by them as colorists, and, though sometimes eccentric and daring in their contrasts, they never produce discords in their chromatic scale.
The Imari ware, even though its thick biscuit and generally ungraceful shapes be omitted from the account, shows no enamels that can rival the exquisitely soft, broken tints of the famille rose; and the Kakiemon porcelain, for all its rich though chaste contrasts, lacks the delicate transmitted tints of the shell-like kwan-yao.
Here is proof positive that Crawford does not copy Letter but gives Darnley's words as reported to him by Darnley - words that Darnley was proud of, - while Mary, returning on the second day of writing to the topic, does not quote Darnley's brave words, but merely contrasts his speaking "very bravely at the beginning" with his pitiful and craven later submission; "he has ever the tear in his eye," with what follows.
Buchanan pointed out in 1876, that the great contrasts in surface salinity between the tropical maxima and the equatorial minima give place at the moderate depth of 200 fathoms to a practically uniform salinity in all parts of the ocean.
In 1813 he was appointed professor of chemistry at the Lycee Charlemagne, and subsequently undertook the directorship of the Gobelins tapestry works, where he carried out his researches on colour contrasts (De la loi du contraste simultane des couleurs, 1839).
On the other hand, the impartial historical student cannot compare the Thirty-nine Articles with the contemporaneous canons and decrees of the council of Trent without being impressed by striking contrasts between the two sets of dogmas.
Indeed, some of the chief contrasts of the two continents arise not so much from geological unlikeness as from their unsymmetrical situation with respect to the equator, whereby the northern one lies mostly in the temperate zone, while the southern one lies mostly in the torrid zone.
If the symmetry that is so noticeable in geological history had extended to climate as well, many geographical features might now present likenesses instead of contrasts.
Bruce sharply contrasts " dogmas of theology " with " doctrines of faith."
Not only were five of the seven great statesmen, but they were statesmen of the same stamp. We are disturbed by no such sharp contrasts as are to be found among the Plantagenets, the Vasas and the Bourbons.
Other early writers, however, do not observe these distinctions, and neither in language nor in custom do we find evidence of any appreciable differences between the two former groups, though in custom Kent presents most remarkable contrasts with the other kingdoms. Still more curious is the fact that West Saxon writers regularly speak of their own nation as a part of the Angelcyn and of their language as Englisc, while the West Saxon royal family claimed to be of the same stock as that of Bernicia.
Its general plainness contrasts with the elaborate carving of the stone canopy which shelters the southern portal.
But in this last and other respects it contrasts with the other synoptic and with the Pauline accounts.
This sandpiper is characterized by its dark upper plumage, which contrasts strongly with the white of the lower part of the back and gives the bird as it flies much the look of a very large house-martin.
In spite of these contrasts, no physiographic line can be drawn between the higher and more rugged interior and the lower coastal border; one merges into the other.
In the midwinter month, it is the eastern half of the country that has strong temperature contrasts; the temperature gradients are twice as strong between New Orleans and Minneapolis as on the Pacific coast, and the contrast between Jacksonville, Fla., and Eastport, Me., is about the same as between San Diego, Cal., and the Aleutian Islands.
This district affords striking contrasts of scenery, from the sheltered fields of Miranzai to the barren desolation of the salt mines.
The long pontificate of the Franciscan Francesco della Rovere, under the title of Pope Sixtus IV., displays striking contrasts of light and shade; and with him begins the series of the so-called " political popes."
The water of most of the springs and geysers holds silica in solution in considerable quantities, so that as it cools and evaporates it deposits a dazzling white sinter which has covered many square miles of the valleys and contrasts strongly with the dark green of the surrounding forests.
Gibbon contrasts Agathias as " a poet and rhetorician " with Procopius a statesman and soldier."
It is in large part because of this shallowness, which contrasts so strongly with the height and roominess of the Bessemer converter, that the process lasts hours where the Bessemer process lasts minutes, though there is the further difference that in the open-hearth process the transfer of heat from flame to charge through the intervening layer of slag is necessarily slow, whereas in the Bessemer process the heat, generated as it is in and by the metallic bath itself, raises the temperature very rapidly.
It is, in fact, says Epicurus - in language which contrasts strongly with that of Aristotle on the same topic - " a more precious power than philosophy."
The contrasts of heat and cold are furnished by the valley of the Rhine above Mainz, which has the greatest mean heat, the mildest winter and the highest summer temperature, and the lake plateau of East Prussia, where Arys on the Spirdingsee has a like winter temperature to the Brocken at 3200 ft.
The Mediterraneo-Oriental sub-region contrasts no less vividly with the Intermediate than the Arctic-Alpine.
Tnx SouTh TEMPERATE REGION contrasts remarkably with the northern.
Thus in the Chaetopoda the perivisceral cavity is coelomic; in this respect the group contrasts with the Arthropoda and Molluscs, where the perivisceral cavity is, mainly at least, part of the vascular or haemal system, and agrees with the Vertebrata.
The juxtaposition of contrasts is much unexpected and provokes outright hilarity.