Crescent Sentence Examples
The bisquits were formed into a crescent shape.
Below the falls, a crescent rainbow gave color to the rising mist while sparkles of ice formed from the spray.
The high carved prow and stern give the craft almost a crescent shape.
First dive was going to be in that sheltered bay on Crescent Island.
Full moons and crescent moons mixed with fairies work the best with celestial design ideas.Advertisement
That and the crampons are the key tools The sinister instrument was serrated on one end of its curved claw, with an adze blade on the other side of the crescent.
There are extant similar orations by Ausonius, six or seven strings, one played by a Moor; both have the tailpiece in the form of a crescent.
His attempt to reunite Bohemia with the Church was destined to failure; but the one great aim of the pope during his whole reign was the organization of a gigantic crusade - a project which showed a correct appreciation of the danger with which the Church and the West in general were menaced by the Crescent.
In 1863 he removed with a portion of his congregation to a new church at Lansdowne Crescent.
The minaret is faced with tiles and is surmounted by a gilded crescent.Advertisement
There are numerous public and private baths, the most important of which are those in the establishment at the eastern end of the Crescent.
It forms an elongated crescent, being nearly 600 m.
The alchemists named it Luna or Diana, and denoted it by the crescent moon; the first name has survived in lunar caustic, silver nitrate.
Its general form is that of a wide crescent convex towards the north, but its shores are more irregular in outline than those of the other lakes.
The nucleus of the town lies within the innermost crescent canal, and, with the large square, the Dam, in the centre, represents the area of Amsterdam about the middle of the 14th century.Advertisement
Between this and the next crescent of the Heeren Gracht sprang up, on the east, the labyrinthine quarter where for more than three centuries the large Jewish population has been located, and in the middle of which the painter Rembrandt lived (1640-1656) and the philosopher Spinoza was born (1632).
The outermost crescent canal is called the Singel Gracht (girdle canal), and marks the boundary of the city at the end of the 17th century.
Opening out of one of the crescent canals which penetrate the city from the Y is the State Entrepot dock (1900), the free harbour of Amsterdam, where the produce from the Dutch East Indies is stored.
The western crescent, known as the Chiaja ward, though merely a long narrow strip between the sea and Vomero hill, is the fashionable quarter most frequented by foreign residents and visitors.
The eastern crescent includes by far the largest as well as the oldest portion of Naples - the ports, the arsenal, the principal churches, &c. The best-known thoroughfare is the historic Toledo (as it is still popularly called, though the official name is Via Roma) which runs almost due north from the Piazza (Largo) del Plebiscito in front of the Palazzo Reale, till, as Strada Nuova Di Capodimonte, crossing the Ponte della Sanita (constructed by Murat across the valley between Santa Teresa and Capodimonte), it reaches the gates of the Capodimonte palace.Advertisement
The character of the shore of the eastern crescent has been much altered by the new harbour works, which with the wharves and warehouses have absorbed the Villa del Popolo, or People's Park, originally constructed on land reclaimed from the bay.
Rumania begins on the seaward side with a band of territory called the Dobrudja; and broadens westward into the form of a blunted crescent, its northern horn being called Moldavia, its southern Walachia.
Along the inner edge of this crescent run the Carpathian Mountains, also called, towards their western extremity, the Transylvanian Mountains or Transylvanian Alps; and the frontier which marks off Rumania from Hungary is drawn along their crests.
The crescent is employed as a charge in heraldry, with its horns vertical; when they are turned to the dexter side of the shield, it is called increscent, when to the sinister, decrescent.
A crescent is used as a difference to denote the second son of a house; thus the earls of Harrington place a crescent upon a crescent, as descending from the second son of a second son.Advertisement
An order of the crescent was instituted by Charles I.
A Turkish order or decoration of the crescent was instituted by Sultan Selim III.
The crescent is the military and religious symbol of the Ottoman Turks.
The grateful Byzantines erected a statue to "torch-bearing" Hecate, and adopted the lunar crescent as the badge of the city.
There is nothing distinctively Turkish in the combination of crescent and star which appears on the Turkish national standard; the latter is shown by coins and inscriptions to have been an ancient Illyrian symbol, and is of course common in knightly and decorative orders.
It is doubtful whether any opposition between crescent and cross, as symbols of Islam and Christianity, was ever intended by the Turks; and it is an historical error to attribute the crescent -to the Saracens of crusading times or the Moors in Spain.
Crescent is also the name of a Turkish musical instrument.
In architecture, a crescent is a street following the arc of a circle; the name in this sense was first used in the Royal Crescent at Bath.
Along the shore extends the Paseo de los Martires, a double avenue of palms; behind this, the white flat-roofed houses rise in the form of a crescent towards the low hills which surround the city, and terminate, on the right, in a bare rock, 400 ft.
As a goddess of the moon she wears a long robe, carries a torch, and her head is surmounted by a crescent.
A general nerve-plexus probably exists over considerable parts of the skin, and there are special nervous concentrations in the region of the epistome and along a double crescent (N) which follows the parietal attachment of the coelomic septum.
Their occupation was hunting and war; their arms the bow, spear, axe, a half shield, nearly in the shape of a crescent, called pelta, and in early art a helmet, the model before the Greek mind having apparently been the goddess Athena.
In the Ephemerides published year by year, the times of new moon were given, together with the calculated intervals to the first visibility of the crescent, from which the beginning of each month was reckoned; the dates and circumstances of solar and lunar eclipses were predicted; and due information was supplied as to the forthcoming heliacal risings and settings, conjunctions and oppositions of the planets.
One is the existence of dark and bright regions, irregular in form, on its surface; the other is the complete illumination of the lunar disk when seen as a crescent, a faint light revealing the dark hemisphere.
Some bright spots are visible by the earth-light when the moon is a thin crescent, which were supposed by Herschel to be volcanoes in eruption.
In size and plumage the two sexes offer a striking contrast, the male weighing about 4 lb, its plumage for the most part of a rich glossy black shot with blue and purple, the lateral tail feathers curved outwards so as to form, when raised, a fan-like crescent, and the eyebrows destitute of feathers and of a bright vermilion red.
On Fort Johnson, on James Island in Charleston harbour, he raised what is said to have been the first American battle-flag - blue, with a white crescent in the dexter corner, inscribed with the word "Liberty"; the flag was devised by him in September 1775.
The city is served by the Alabama Great Southern (Queen and Crescent), the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific (partly controlled by the Southern), the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis (controlled by the Louisville & Nashville), and its leased line, the Western & Atlantic (connecting with Atlanta, Ga.), the Central of Georgia, and the Chattanooga Southern railways, and by freight and passenger steamboat lines on the Tennessee river, which is navigable to and beyond this point during eight months of the year.
At its greatest elevation it is comparatively level, and contains many extensive freshwater basins, such as Lake Augusta, Lake St Clair, Lake Sorell, Lake Echo, Lake Crescent, Arthur's Lake and the Great Lake.
They made camp at the bottom of a crescent shaped dune.
Their last known address (in 1928) was 18 St Andrews Crescent Harrogate Yorkshire.
Our playing field was across Court Street, where the houses of Coronation Crescent now adjoin Madeley by-pass.
Beneath is Dragon Hill, a natural flat-topped mound with a crescent of bare chalk showing through.
This shield also bears a crescent in middle chief.
We'd had our see the crescent the mediterranean or will be transferred.
In the late 19th century, the Ottoman Empire began using the red crescent to protect its medical staff during war.
Channings, Edinburgh Part of the beauty of the 4 star Channings Classic is that it is hidden along a tree-lined crescent.
The Royal crescent, designed by John Wood the Younger, is the largest regency Crescent in England.
The Avalon Hotel is situated in a quiet, elegant Georgian crescent in Bloomsbury.
She often wears the lunar crescent on her brow.
All Shepherd, King, and Ass related connections count double. blind mornington crescent An ancient variation requiring immense skill.
Gardner's Crescent - Morrison Street corner 700 x 1024 182K too curvaceous too be a corner.
They gave the impression of about 30 luminous beads, arranged in a crescent shape.
Lovely little kitty - jet black, with a funny little crescent shaped mark on its head.
The white crescent at the proximal end is called the lunula.
Important new finds from the site include an interesting assortment of lithics including small crescent shaped microliths.
The only markings were the symbol in silver of Pluto which was cradled in a golden crescent moon over the left breast.
And poised on its top most bough, a crystal crescent moon glistened like spun glass.
These are cascade, crescent, contemporary, nosegay, hand tied bouquet and arm or presentation style.
The first republican parade was stopped in the Ferguson Crescent area, the second one was permitted to enter the Diamond for a rally.
Do not make the pinhole wide or you will only have a shaft of sunlight rather than an image of the crescent sun.
By this date the crescent Moon will have joined the retinue of planets - see Dia.
Standing in Vernon Crescent, he is in a deep reverie but is suddenly snapped out of it by a cry of " Murder!
The Doxey Institute in the The Crescent was established as a reading room and to generally promote self-improvement.
These were laid out to create shapes such as a hissing snake, mosques, stars and crescent moons.
Neil Sharp, his deputy in midweek, picked up a calf strain at Bootham Crescent and faces a late fitness test.
Berwick Crescent - 3 The bankside vegetation in this area includes hawthorn, willow and alder.
But there were dissensions within, both between Baldwin and his mother, Melisinda, who sought to protract her regency unduly, and between contending parties in Antioch, where the hand of Constance, Raymund's widow, was a desirable prize 4; while from without the horns of the crescent were slowly closing in on the kingdom.
The brothers took rooms at 12 Rose Crescent, and afterwards moved into Trumpington Street (now 157 Corpus Buildings).
This view, however, has not met with general acceptance, on the ground that, in Semitic mythology, the moon is always a male divinity; and that the full moon and crescent, found as attributes of Astarte, are due to a misinterpretation of the sun's disk and cow's horns of Isis, the result of the dependence of Syrian religious art upon Egypt.
According to Professor Ridgeway, however, the Turkish crescent, like that seen on modern horse-trappings, has nothing to do with the new moon, but is the result of the baseto-base conjunction of two claw or tusk amulets, an example of which has been brought to light during the excavations of the site of the temple of Artemis Orthia at Sparta (see Athenaeum, March 21, 1908).
A crescent shaped iron leather- working knife has been found alongside pumice rubbers.
Standing in Vernon Crescent, he is in a deep reverie but is suddenly snapped out of it by a cry of Murder !
Halfmoon an outwork, crescent shaped or with two faces forming a salient angle.
The sprightly pensioner who lives at Ardenslate Crescent, Dunoon, celebrated her birthday on Wednesday.
Before she has a chance to escape she is strangled with telephone cord, an identical crescent moon pendant left in her hand.
One look at Filey 's Crescent and you will feel uplifted, especially on a sunlit morning with the ornamental gardens in the foreground.
Head left along ledges of unfrozen turf to a belay on Crescent Slabs (possible crux).
Sky watchers also saw a ghostly glow across the crescent Moon 's dark terrain.
Shower curtain rods that are curved are also called crescent shower curtain rods.
However, crescent shower curtain rods are much more than just practical because they add a unique, luxurious look to the bathroom.
Consult a calendar or online resource such as Stardate.org to find out when the moon will be full, a crescent or eclipsed.
These crescent shaped cushions are kKapok filled and covered with a soft, pliable cotton fabric.
A Mexican wedding cake is sometimes referred to as Russian tea cake, Russian wedding cake, or a crescent cookie.
Consequently, it's no surprise cruisers love departing from the Crescent City.
Once cruisers have gotten a taste of the Crescent City, they set sail on Carnival's "fun ships" to tropical destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico.
The triple moon goddess symbol is comprised of two crescent moons and a full moon to represent the three aspects of the goddess through the waxing and waning of the moon.
Separate, this part of the moon is a crescent shape encrusted with round clear crystals.
The standard blade is two crescent shaped metal blades attached to a white rubber stopper.
Saying that you live in the Old Louisville area or Crescent Hill is close enough.
It gets the name moonstone because it looks like there is a crescent of the moon in it when it has the light reflecting on it in a certain way.
The crescent style shape of hobo handbags make them a perfect fit for many types of materials.
The slight crescent shape of the bag is vaguely reminiscent of a hobo, yet is less dramatically arched.
Looking closely at the symbol, it actually appears to be two full moons attached to a crescent moon.
The half-circle (the crescent) rises above the cross.
He's constantly yawning, and his stomach features a sleeping crescent moon.
Perhaps the best image ever captured on video is that of the mason or soldier filmed in the Crescent Hotel in Arkansas.
The Battery Point Lighthouse sits on the northern tip of California in Crescent City.
The Mendocino hotel is a beautifully restored hotel in the heart of Mendocino, a historic lumber port along the same shipping route as Crescent City.
Crescent Hotel Ghost Tours is a privately-owned company, and partners with The Crescent Hotel & Spa.
Two of the Crescent Hotel Ghost Tours owners, Carroll Heath and Ken Fugate, are mediums.
Place a fairy atop a crescent moon as though it were her personal swing.
Picture a pixie swinging on a crescent moon against a starry background.
A pixie child napping in a crescent moon with a star mobile hanging overhead would make a cute design.
Full moons and crescent moons work the best with this design idea.
You can set a small fairy figure against a full harvest moon, or place her atop a crescent moon as though it were her personal swing.
One of the most popular designs for mixing star and moon designs is to get a crescent moon with a star on the inside of the hollow side.
When paired with twinkling stars and a crescent shaped moon, teddy takes on a blissful state.
It is served by the Arkansas, Louisiana & Gulf, the Little Rock & Monroe, the% Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific (Queen & Crescent), and the St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern railways, and by river steamers plying between New Orleans and Camden, Arkansas.
McCall Theal states that the ancestors of the tribes living in what is now Natal and Zululand were acquainted with the regimental system and the method of attack in crescent shape formation in the 17th century.
The other heraldic signs, the crescent and the star, have evidently been added on the same supposition of an oriental origin of the family.
His more important books, of which English translations have been published, are the poems Gitanjali (Song Offerings) (1913), The Crescent Moon (1913), The Gardener (1913), Songs of Kabir (1915), Fruit Gathering (1916), Stray Birds (1917), The Lover's Gift and the Crossing (1918); the plays Chitra (1914), The King of the Dark Chamber (1914), The Post Office (1914),.
It is served by the Southern, the Louisville & Nashville, the Seaboard Air Line, the Central of Georgia, the Alabama Great Southern (of the Queen & Crescent Route), the Illinois Central, the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic, the Birmingham Southern (for freight only), and the Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham (Frisco system) railways.
Among the other lakes are Orange, Crescent, George, Weir, Harris, Eustis, Apopka, Tohopekaliga, Kissimmee and Istokpoga.
These are, as a rule, quite unadorned, a few only being decorated with rude bas-reliefs of animals, plants, weapons, the crescent and star, or, very rarely, the cross.
The principal lines are the Louisville & Nashville, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Illinois Central, and the Cincinnati Southern (Queen & Crescent route).
On its southern side the plateau is bounded by the high chains of the Taurus and the Anti-Taurus, which form a crescent with its convexity facing southwards.
The Old Hall hotel at the west end of the Crescent stands on the site of the mansion built in 1572 by the earl of Shrewsbury in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, which was the residence of Mary queen of Scots when she visited the town.
In 1781 he began to build the famous Crescent, and since that time Buxton has steadily increased in favour as an inland watering-place.
On seal-cylinders he is represented as an old man with flowing beard, with the crescent as his symbol.
Between the parishes of Collessie and Monimail the boundary line takes the form of a crescent known as the Bow of Fife.
Here are hotels, large apartment-houses, many private residences and a number of clubs, including the Brooklyn, the Crescent, the Hamilton, the Jefferson and the Germania.
It is served by the Southern, the Alabama Great Southern, the Mobile & Ohio, and the New Orleans & North Eastern and the Alabama & Vicksburg (Queen & Crescent Route) railways.
Among the most remarkable of its separate summits, which rise superbly in a crescent about Aspen, are North Italian Peak (13,225), displaying the red, white and green of Italy's national colours, White Rock Mountain (13,532), Mt.
The Crescent is a fine range of buildings in the Doric style, erected by the duke of Devonshire in 1779-1788.
The corporation owns the Stray, and also the Spa concert rooms and grounds, Harlow Moor, Crescent Gardens, Royal Bath gardens and other large open spaces, as well as Royal Baths, Victoria Baths and Starbeck Baths.
There are five classes; the badge is a silver sun of seven clustered rays, with crescent and star between each cluster; on a gold centre is the sultan's name in black Turkish lettering, surrounded by a red fillet inscribed with the words Zeal, Devotion, Loyalty; it is suspended from a red crescent and star; the ribbon is red with green borders.
The badge is a gold sun with seven gold-bordered green rays; the red centre bears the crescent, and it is also suspended from a gold crescent and star; the ribbon is green bordered with red.
On the landward side, Braila has the shape of a crescent, the curve of its outer streets following the line of the old fortifications, dismantled in 1829.
Here the sexes also differ in coloration, the males having the head and breast black, and the females the same parts chestnut; but all have a yellow nuchal crescent (whence the name of the group).
Crescent (1848-1849); afterwards he passed his time carpentering, building and selling small houses in Brooklyn (1851-1854) in the meanwhile writing for the magazines and reviews and turning out several novels, and finally revolving in his mind the scheme of his Leaves of Grass.
The lens may then be also dispensed with, and the whole collimator becomes unnecessary if the luminous source is narrow and at a great distance, as for instance in the case of the crescent of the sun near the second and third contact of a total solar eclipse.
Usually the upper part of a corrie is formed by a crescent of naked rock, from which long trails of debris descend to the bottom of the hollow.
It has the shape of a broad crescent, about 430 m.
At the same period a great work was undertaken to meet the want of a proper central communication between north and south, namely, the construction of a broad thoroughfare, called Kingsway in honour of King Edward VII., from High Holborn opposite Southampton Row southward to the Strand, connexion with which is established at two points through a crescent named Aldwych.
For many centuries this district between London and Westminster was a kind of " no man's land " having certain archaic customs. Gomme in his Governance of London (1907) gives an account of the connexion of this with the old village of Aldwich, a name that survived in Wych Street, and has been revived by the London County Council in Aldwych, the crescent which leads to Kingsway.
A new order of battle was adopted - the troops being massed in crescent formation, with a reserve in the shape of a parallelogram ready to strengthen the weakest point.
As a memorial of the miraculous interference, the Byzantines erected an altar to Torch-bearing Hecate, and stamped a crescent on their coins, a device which is retained by the Turks to this day.
Their highest summit north of the Usk, on the eastern side, where they are known as the Black Mountains, or sometimes the Black Forest Mountains, is Pen y Gader (2624 ft.) between Talgarth and Llanthony, and on the south-west the twin peaks of the Mynydd Du ("Black Mountain") or the so-called Carmarthenshire Vans or Beacons, only the higher of which, Fan Brycheiniog (2632 ft.), is, however, in Breconshire; while the centre of the crescent is occupied by the masses of the Brecknockshire Beacons or Vans (often called the Beacons simply), the highest point of which, Pen y Fan, formerly also known as Cadair Arthur, or Arthur's Chair, attains an altitude of 2910 ft.
The medieval Jews on the whole lived, under the crescent, a fuller and freer life than was possible to them under the cross.
It consists of the islands of Canna, Sanday, Rum, Eigg and Muck, lying, in the order named, like a crescent with a trend from N.W.
Everywhere in the r5th century, in Europe and in Asia, the crescent was victorious over the cross; and Crusade and mission, whether one regards them as complementary or inimical, perished together.'