Crest Sentence Examples
I can see them at the crest of the hill.
The crest line is generally more than 2000 ft.
Our new quarters were in The Pacific Crest Inn on the east side of town.
From the crest of the range there is a short drop of 2000 or 3000 ft.
The Gara coast was visited by the Bents, who went inland from Dhafar, one of the centres of the old frankincense trade, to the crest of the plateau.Advertisement
When she reached the crest, she recognized the sight before her.
After the Miranzai Expedition of 1891 this range was occupied by British troops and eleven posts were established along its crest, the two chief posts being Fort Lockhart and Fort Gulistan.
On the crest of the hill is the fine Hudson County Boulevard, about 19 m.
Its northern limit was the crest of Mt.
The long face, high crest for the horns, which are ringed, lyrate and more or less strongly angulated, and the moderately long tail, are the distinctive features of the hartebeests.Advertisement
The first successful fluoridated dentifrice, Crest, was introduced in the USA in 1955.
The chief muscular mass, arising from the sternum in the shape of a U, is the pectoralis muscle; its fibres converge into a strong tendon, which is inserted upon the greater tubercle and upper crest of the humerus, which it depresses and slightly rotates forwards during the downstroke.
The young during the first twelvemonth are of a greyish-brown, but when mature almost the whole plumage, except the black primaries, is white, deeply suffused by a rich blush of rose or salmon-colour, passing into yellow on the crest and lower part of the neck in front.
So far as the northern boundary follows the Oxus stream, under the northern slopes of the Hindu Kush, it is only separated by the length of these slopes (some 8 or 10 m.) from the southern boundary along the crest.
In his hand he holds the crest of Lagash and its god - a lion-headed eagle with outstretched wings, supported by two lions which are set heraldically back to back.Advertisement
Odontoid process of second vertebra semi-cylindrical; skull with a sagittal crest; and the condyle of the lower jaw rounded.
He used a low ridge to screen his main June defensive position, exposing comparatively few troops in front of the crest.
West of the dividing crest they are forest clad; east thereof their stony grimness is but slightly softened by growths of scrub and tussock grass.
The crest consists of six or eight narrow and elongated feathers, turned slightly upwards at the end, and is usually carried in a horizontal position, extending in the cock beyond the middle of the back; but it is capable of being erected so as to become nearly vertical.
Other English names are green plover and hornpie - the latter from its long hornlike crest and pied plumage.Advertisement
The crest of the position was laid open and parts of the Russian right wing seized it.
It is smaller than the true civet, and wants the dorsal crest.
The crest of this range is, in some places, narrow; in others it spreads out into a wide tableland.
The crest line is notched by high passes only1000-2000ft.
In a short time the crest was stormed, and after a last attempt at resistance the enemy's centre fled in the wildest confusion.Advertisement
Many a lusty crest--waving Hector, that towered a whole foot above his crowding comrades, fell before my weapon and rolled in the dust.
After several wrong turns I pulled into the parking lot of the Pacific Crest Inn.
At the seaward end of this promontory is the 13thcentury cathedral; behind which the belfries of four churches, at least as ancient, rise in a row along the crest of the ridge; while behind these, again, are the castle and a background of desolate hills.
The head is large, and the skull elongated, and elevated posteriorly into a transverse occipital crest.
Alone, or in groups, or in long aisles, towering above the plantations or its fellow trees of the forest, its beautiful crest dominates every landscape.
It is worn by gods and men, and with the latter sometimes has ear-flaps (at Lachish, with other varieties, Ball, 190) or is surmounted by a feather or crest.
From a little ice-bound lake called Gaz Kul, or Karambar, which lies on the crest of the Hindu Kush near its northern origin at the head of the Taghdumbash Pamir, two very important river systems (those of Chitral and Hunza) are believed to originate.
The lapwing's conspicuous crest seems to have been the cause of a common blunder among English writers of the middle ages, who translated the Latin word Upupa, property hoopoe, by lapwing, as being the crested bird with which they were best acquainted.
Few have any occipital crest, but several have the face ornamented by the outgrowth of a fleshy lobe or lobes.
Probably there is a breakdown of the wave somewhat like the breaking of a water-wave when the crest gains on the next trough.
The boundary between, the grey cylinder and the black fork will therefore appear wavy with fixed undulations, the distance from crest to crest being the distance between the lines on the cylinder.
Pan-Lung was connected with the Japanese lines by covered ways, approaches were begun towards several of the eastern forts, and on the 10th of September 180-Metre Hill was stormed, though the crest was untenable under the fire from 203-Metre Hill.
From where the main range turns east from the Idaho boundary line the crest of the Bitterroot Mountains continues on that line with a downward slope to within one degree of latitude from the Canadian border.
On its slope, which rises abruptly from the Bitterroot Basin, glaciers have cut canyons between high and often precipitous walls, and between these canyons are steep and rocky ridges having peaked or saw-toothed crest lines.
Like the Lewis and Clark range, its crest is broken by numerous U-shaped wind-gaps and its west slope is cut by glacial troughs containing long narrow lake basins.
The lowest lands are the most productive, and fertility diminishes as we ascend towards the south, until on the bleak crest of the Erzgebirge cultivation ceases altogether.
There are also hooped or bowed canaries, feather-footed forms and top-knots, the latter having a distinct crest on the head; but the offspring of two such top-knotted canaries, instead of showing an increased development of crest, as might be expected, are apt to be bald on the crown.
Cottonwoods flourish along the Little Missouri river, and in sheltered ravines grow stunted junipers and cedars, which seldom rise above the crest of some protecting bluff.
It occupies the plain or valley of the Senne, and the sides and crest of the hill lying to the east and south-east of that valley.
And as the relative altitudes of crest and pass remain approximately the same as in the Western Kuen-lun, it is evident how greatly the general elevation of the twin border ridge decreases towards the east.
Like the Astin-tagh it stretches towards the E.N.E., and, like it, appears to be built up of granite and schists, but its crest is greatly denuded, so that it is a mere crumbling skeleton protruding above the deep mantle of disintegrated material which masks its flanks.
Of great length, the Arka-tagh, which is a mountain-system rather than a range, varies greatly in configuration in different parts, sometimes exhibiting a sharply defined main crest, with several lower flanking ranges, and sometimes consisting of numerous parallel crests of nearly uniform altitude.
More than ten years before Cassiodorus founded his monasteries in the south of Italy, Benedict of Nursia (480-543) had rendered a more permanent service to the cause of scholarship by building, amid the ruins of the temple of Apollo on the crest of Monte Cassino, the earliest of those homes of learning that have lent an undying distinction to the Benedictine order.
It rises from the Indus basin near the village of Kiara, up to its watershed by Bruddur; thence it runs northwest by north to the point on the crest known as Chittabut.
It forms the main watershed between the Pacific and Atlantic river systems. Its summit is not a well-defined crest, but is often rounded or flattened into a table-land.
The surface is shown to be a plain of degradation by a gradual ascent here and there to the crest of a ragged escarpment, the cuesta-remnant of a resistant stratum; and by the presence of lava-capped mesas and dike-ridges, surmounting the general level by 500 ft.
Flanking strata are even better exhibited in the Bighorn Mountains, the front range of northern Wyoming, crescentic in outline and convex to the northeast, like the Laramie Range, but much higher; here heavy sheets of limestone arch far up towards the range crest, and are deeply notched where consequent streams have cut down their gorges.
The altitudes along the upraised edge of the block, or range crest, are approximately 5000 ft.
This serious defect of solid weirs, where the riparian lands are liable to be injured by inundations, can be slightly mitigated by keeping down the crest of the weir somewhat below the required level, and then raising the water-level at the low stage of the river by placing a row of planks along the top of the weir.
They are about the size of a pigeon, with orange-coloured plumage, a pronounced crest, and orange-red flesh, and build their nests on rock.
Thus the turning movement came to a standstill far short of Uffingen, the village on Mercy's line of retreat that Turenne was to have seized, nor was a flank attack possible against Mercy's main line, from which he was separated by the crest of the Schonberg.
A steep slope, vineyards, low stone walls and abatis had all to be surmounted, under a galling fire from the Bavarian musketeers, before the Army of France found itself, breathless and in disorder, in front of the actual entrenchments of the crest.
In the exciting sport of surf-riding, which always astonishes strangers, they balance themselves lying, kneeling or standing on a small board which is carried landwards on the curling crest of a great roller.
Strategically it is an important topographical feature, for it divides the basin of the Kabul river and the Khyber route from the valley of Kurram, leaving no practicable pass across its rugged crest to connect the two.
The older or upper portion of the town is built on the crest and slopes of five hillocks and in the hollows between them, all forming part of the Jorat range.
The Pennsylvania portion of the younger Appalachian ridges and valleys, known as the central province of the state, embraces the region between the South Mountains, on the south-east, and the crest of the Alleghany plateau or Alleghany Front, on the north-west.
Their crest lines are often of nearly uniform height for miles and generally are little broken except by an occasional V-shaped wind gap, a narrow water gap or a rounded knob.
The Alleghany plateau, which extends from the crest of the Alleghany Front to and beyond the west and north borders of Pennsylvania and covers more than one-half of the state, is much more dissected.
The legs and lower part of the body are dark coloured, but the dorsal surface of the thorax and abdomen is coloured green and is raised so as to form a crest with jagged edges exactly reproducing the irregular margin of a fragment of leaf cut out by the mandibles of the ant.
Along the crest of the bank a public park is laid out, commanding a view of the desolate Dobrudja hills, across the river.
Thence for a short way the direction is north to the Col de la Seigne, and then north-east along the crest of the Mont Blanc chain, which culminates in the peak of Mont Blanc (15,782 ft.), the loftiest in the Alps.
Eastward of this pass, the main chain runs north-east to the Brenner Pass along the snowy crest of the Oetzthal and Stubai Alps, the loftiest point on it being the Weisskugel (12,291 ft., Oetzthal), for the highest summits both of the Oetzthal and of the Stubai districts, the Wildspitze (12,382 ft.) and the Zuckerhiitl (11,520 ft.) stand a little to the north.
For some way beyond it the watershed runs eastwards over the highest crest of the Zillerthal Alps, which attains 11,559 ft.
But, a little farther, at the Dreiherrenspitze (11,500 ft.) we have to choose between following the watershed southwards, or keeping due east along the highest crest of the Greater Tauern Alps.
In neither case is there a waste-weir, the surplus water being allowed to pour over the crest of the dam.
The crest of the Vosges is pretty high and unbroken, the first convenient pass being near Zabern, which is followed by the railway from Strassburg to Paris.
Near Eupen, south of Aix-la-Chapelle, it turns southward, and near Anon south-east as far as the crest of the Vosges mountains, which it follows upto Belfort, traversing there the watershed of the Rhine and the Doubs.
The nostrils open obliquely at some distance from the end of the snout, and the head carries a crest of long hair.
On a ledge below the crest of the Palisades is the famous duelling ground, where New York citizens and others once settled their quarrels.
There is generally no sagittal crest to the skull; and the condyle of the lower jaw is transversely elongated.
Where two glens begin opposite to each other on the same ridge, their corries are gradually cut back until only a sharp crest separates them.
This crest, attacked on each front and along the summit, is lowered with comparative rapidity, until merely a low col or pass may separate the heads of the two glens.
The crest of the Thuringian Forest, from the Werra to the Saale, is traversed by the Rennsteig or Rainsteig, a broad path of unknown antiquity, perhaps referred to in a letter of Pope Gregory III.
The Russian infantry halted for the guns to prepare the way, and the heavy projectiles both swept the crest of the British knoll and destroyed the camp in rear.
As it was, supported by the heavy guns on Shell Hill, the assailants, though no longer more than slightly superior in numbers, carried not only the sangar, but part of the crest line of the allied position.
It has the same moderately long, plump body, with a low dorsal crest, the continuation of the membrane bordering the strongly compressed tail; a large thick head with small eyes without lids and with a large pendent upper lip; two pairs of well-developed limbs, with free digits; and above all, as the most characteristic feature, three large appendages on each side of the back of the head, fringed with filaments which, in their fullest development, remind one of black ostrich feathers.
But a year later, the second generation having reached sexual maturity, new broods were produced, and out of these some individuals lost their gills and dorsal crest, developed movable eyelids, changed their dentition, and assumed yellow spots, - in fact, took on all the characters of Amblystoma tigrinum.
From Nushki it crosses the Helmund desert, touching the crest of a well-defined mountain watershed for a great part of the way, and, leaving Chagai to Baluchistan, it strikes nearly west to the Persian frontier, and joins it on the Koh-i-Malik Siah mountain, south of Seistan.
Behind the town rises the majestic Niederwald (985 ft.), on the crest of which stands the national monument, "Germania," commemorating the war of 1870-71.
Its chief crest forms an elongated ring and encloses a crater over half a mile in diameter and with walls 350 ft.
A little farther on, upon the crest of the Appenines, he was met by Totila, who had advanced as far as Tadini, called by Procopius Tagina.
It should be added that the proper names in the inscriptions show the regular Italic system of gentile nomen preceded by a personal praenomen; and that some inscriptions show the interesting feature which appears in the Tables of Heraclea of a crest or coat of arms, such as a triangle or an anchor, peculiar to particular families.
The region to the east of the Sierra, likewise in the Great Basin province, between the crest of that range and the Nevada boundary, is very mountainous.
The lower series, which adjoins the lakes, rises near Lake Managua, and marches parallel to the main crest of the cordillera as far as the northern base of the Yolaina section; it then diverges, trending south-east nearly as far as Greytown, while the axis of the Yolaina section has a more easterly direction.
On the east, no natural boundary separates it from the Armenian plateau; but, for descriptive purposes, it will suffice to take a line drawn from the southern extremity of the Giaour Dagh, east of the Gulf of Alexandretta along the crest of that chain, then along that of the eastern Taurus to the Euphrates near Malatia, then up the river, keeping to the western arm till Erzingan is reached, and finally bending north to the Black Sea along the course of the Churuk Su, which flows out west of Batum.
The attacking columns reached the crest of Monte Tomba, but their bolt was shot; and Monfenera still held firm and raked their left flank.
The back of the body is occupied by a crest, called the dorsal fin, consisting of a hollow ridge, the cavity of which is divided into about 250 compartments or fin chambers, into each of which, with the exception of those near the anterior and posterior end of the body, projects a stout pillar composed of characteristic laminar tissue, the fin ray.
The dorsal crest is continued round both extremities, becoming expanded to form the rostral fin in front and the caudal fin behind.
It was by an assembly that the second reformation was effected; but the assembly contained the most influential of the nobility and gentry, and was carried on the crest of a great national movement.
The condensation of vapour from the ascending currents and their gradual exhaustion as they are precipitated on successive ranges is very obvious in the cloud effects produced during the monsoon, the southern or windward face of each range being clothed day after day with a white crest of cloud whilst the northern slopes are often left entirely free.
At the southern extremity of the great plate to is the transverse Serrania de Lipez, the culminating crest of which stands 16,404 ft.
Now it is shown in hydrodynamics that she velocity of propagation of waves in deep water is that acquired by a heavy body falling through half the radius of the circle whose circumference is the wave-length, or _ f_X _ ga 27rT 'I ' v2- 2r 2r pn This velocity is a minimum when X=2.7r gp' and the minimum value is v= 4 - p g For waves whose length from crest to crest is greater than X, the principal force concerned in the motion is that of gravitation.
If the current-function of the water referred to the body considered as origin is Ili, then the equation of the form of the crest of a wave of velocity w, the crest of which travels along with the body, is d =w ds where ds is an element of the length of the crest.
To integrate this equation for a solid of given form is probably difficult, but it is easy to see that at some distance on either side of the body, where the liquid is sensibly at rest, the crest of the wave will approximate to an asymptote inclined to the path of the body at an angle whose sine is w/V, where w is the velocity of the wave and V is that of the body.
The whole state lies on the south-western exposure of a great roof whose crest, along the continental divide in western New Mexico, pitches southward.
Three corps of pikemen in solid masses formed the first line, which was kept out of sight behind the crest until the enemy advanced in earnest.
So great was the press that the "battles" of the second line which followed the first were unable to reach the front and stood on the slope, powerless to take part in the battle on the crest.
This bird inhabits the lagoons and swamps of Paraguay and Southern Brazil, where it is called " Chaja " or " Chaka," and is smaller than the preceding, wanting its " horn," but having its head furnished with a dependent crest of feathers; while the plumage is grey.
Where the crest of the ridge enters the state its elevation is 1539 ft.; at High Point, i 4 m.
The crest of the ridge is from 600 to 1200 ft.
High on the barren crest of the Pennines, where the rocks yield no mineral wealth, except it be medicinal waters, Harrogate, Buxton and Matlock are types of health resorts, prosperous from their pure air and fine scenery.
Within the Upper Greensand an equally narrow ring of Gault is exposed, its stiff clay forming level plains of grazing pasture, without villages, and with few farmhouses even; and from beneath it the successivOeds of the Lower Greensand rise towards the centre, forming a wider belt, and reaching a considerable height before breaking off in a fine escarpment, the crest of which is in several points higher than the outer ring of Chalk.
The Coast Range of the Panhandle attains a width of loo m., but has no well-defined crest line.
The Aleutian Range, of whose crest the Aleutian Islands are remnants, fills out the system near the coast.
The crest of the main range runs continuously at an altitude exceeding 10,000 ft., but even it is surpassed in elevation by the secondary range to the north, the Bokovoi Khrebet.
These basins or ` longitudinal folds ' are enclosed on the south by the long high ridge of dark slates, which extends parallel to the crystalline [main] chain from the neighbourhood of Sukhum-Kale to the Krestovaya Gora [pass of Darial.] Behind this slate crest spreads a confused multitude of hills, Jurassic and Cretaceous in their formation..
Grant advanced to a hill (still known by his name, and upon the crest of which the court-house now stands) within about a quarter of a mile of the fort.
The latter lies, like Cyrene, about ten miles from the coast on the crest of Jebel Akhdar, here sunk to a low downland.
The elevations of the crest in Missouri (the highest portion of the uplift is in Arkansas) vary from 1100 to 1600 ft.
Opposite the British, who as usual deployed at a distance and then advanced in long continuous lines, the Russians were posted on the crest of a long glacis-like slope, which offered but little dead ground to an assailant.
From the overflow sill the bye-wash channel may be gradually narrowed as the crest of the embankment is passed, the water being prevented from attaining undue velocity by steps of heavy masonry, or, where the gradient is not very steep, by irregularly set masonry.
The typical forms belonging to this family are distinguished by the large dewlap or pouch situated beneath the head and neck, and by the crest, composed of slender elongated scales, which extends in gradually diminishing height from the nape of the neck to the extremity of the tail.
By this instrument the northern boundary of Oregon was fixed at the fortyninth parallel, extending westward from the crest of the Rocky Mountains to the middle of the channel separating Vancouver's Island from the mainland, "and thence southerly through the middle of the said channel, and of Fuca's Straits, to the Pacific Ocean."
The landward slope is in many places very gentle, the crest of the range being sometimes but slightly raised above the level of the plateau of the Deccan.
Near the crest of anticlines is commonly an enriched portion of the ground in mineralized districts; and, in the case of water supply, the tilt of the strata determines the direction of the underground flowage.
Again, the most convenient site for oil wells is the crest of an anticline or "dome," where an impervious stratum imprisons the gas and oil in a subjacent saturated layer under pressure.
The crest of the water-parting is crowned by a chain of snow-capped mountains, separated by broad patches of lower ground.
The ridges rise by long, gentle slopes to flat summits, where often for many miles the sky-line is an almost straight crest, from which the rounded slopes of pure white snowfields descend towards the basins.
But its altitude does not exceed 10,000 ft., and its steep rocky slopes meet in a sharp, denticulated crest.
For the most part the main crest constitutes the Franco-Spanish frontier; the principal exception to this rule is formed by the valley of Aran, which belongs orographically to France but politically to Spain.
Other less pronounced wrinkles run from southwest to north-east and intersect the former series at certain points, so that it is by alternate digressions from one to the other series that the irregular crest of the Pyrenees acquires its general direction.
Far from having impressed its own direction on the orientation of the chain at large, this crest is merely the resultant of secondary agencies by which the primitive mass has been eroded and lessened in bulk, and though its importance from a hydrographic point of view is still considerable, its geological significance is practically nil.
They form, in fact, a narrow zone near the crest of the highest mountains.
The horns of the male rise from the crest of the skull, and after bending gradually backwards terminate in smooth tips; the front surface of the remainder carrying bold transverse ridges or knots.
The Godolphin Barb or Arabian, as he was commonly called, was a brown bay about 15 hands in stature, with an unnaturally high crest, and with some white on his off hind heel.
The head should be light and lean, and well set on; the ears small and pricked, but not too short; the eyes full; the forehead broad and flat; the nostrils large and dilating; the muzzle fine; the neck moderate in length, wide, muscular, and yet light; the throat clean; the windpipe spacious and loosely attached to the neck; the crest thin, not coarse and arched.
The head is a good size, and broad between the eyes; the neck fairly long, with the crest well arched on to the shoulders, which are deep and strong, and moderately oblique.
At low tide, at such points as Moncton or Amherst, only an expanse of red mud can be seen, and the tide rushes in a bore or crest from 3 to 6 ft.
From Herat city to the crest of the Paropamisus, which is crossed by several easy passes, is a distance of about 36 m., involving a rise of 1000 ft.
The floral axis sometimes appears as if formed by several peduncles united together, constituting a fasciated axis, as in the cockscomb, in which the flowers form a peculiar crest at the apex of the flattened peduncles.
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The normal CREST security admittance procedure is based around a fairly long lead time to admittance procedure is based around a fairly long lead time to admittance (for equities and gilts ).
For each age the altitude of the crest of the first beach ridge below the sampled site is suggested as the maximum contemporary sealevel.
Council Logo Our Council logo is based on the " armorial bearings " or heraldic crest of the County Council.
Females lack a crest and are usually light brown or sandy yellow above, with a pale orange belly.
Remove a semi-circle of bone from the buccal alveolar crest with a small round bur (½ or 1 ).
The household business continues to make a strong operating cash flow which helps finance Dairy Crest's growth aspirations.
What was to raise it to the crest of the wave was the astonishing decision to rebuild the whole cathedral.
Oil filled the crest of the reservoir first and prevented extensive quartz cementation.
The clan crest Quaich The Clan Crest Quaich is a classic quaich with a clan crest transfer fired into the center of the bowl.
Or maybe walk up to the crest of Gran Canaria's largest volcanic crater with a view to the south coast.
These are of excellent quality with an embroidered club crest (approx 10 x 7 cm) on the left breast.
The highest point of the iliac crest in this position is slightly posterior to the gravity line.
Bolton, Ducis de Manchester, 1777, " engraved armorial crest, octagonal, 14in.
The nerves that control them develop from neural crest.
Move right up to the ridge crest to belay.
A crest featuring a cupcake and a flowery N hints both at status and relaxation.
Also appears to display some trade emblems within a crest.
You can put a floral emblem, badge, crest or small illustration.
The mural crown from the crest of the Boro of Romsey, is a common civic emblem.
And Ah do n't gie a hoot, and Ah wear black boots and a crest o ' Mohican hair.
The crest is a spear broken into three pieces, two in saltire and the head in pale proper, banded gules.
Debs continued onto his neck, starting at the top she felt down the thick crest of his neck, beneath his golden mane.
George W Bush is riding on the crest of this wave of political myopia.
However, a sense of moral outrage should be encouraged where the true crest has not been followed.
These are all handmade glass paperweights by the famous Royal Crest factory.
Inside the gated area, the pampered pooches will sit on plush pink cushions with the Hilton crest on them.
The material was then edited into elaborate circles of contradiction derived by riding the crest of an infinitely regressive, irrational thought.
This name fits well with Caledonian as a Scots word and we already have an ermine saltire on our University crest.
The wheat sheaf is from the crest of the Wheatley family, Lords of the Manor of Erith until 1875.
A path along the crest is easily followed across the first tor of broken rock.
The sea lion and sea unicorn are a maritime version of the Royal Crest and Supporters.
The unicorn is derived from the unicorn's head in the crest of Ripley.
A mystical mask, it has two intertwined snakes reclining on the crest, complimented by a striking human visage on the forehead.
The green wyverns derive from the crest of the Herberts, Earls of Powis and Montgomery.
The tail consists of a fleshy muscular portion bordered above and below by membranous expansions, termed respectively the upper and lower crest, the former sometimes extending along the body.
At several points the crest of the range has been deeply eroded by old glaciers and running waters, and thus have been formed a number of devious passes.
From the North American grey foxes, constituting the genus or subgenus Urocyon, the true foxes are distinguished by the absence of a crest of erectile long hairs along the middle line of the upper surface of the tail, and also of a projection (subangular process) to the postero-inferior angle of the lower jaw.
The first building for the Royal Exchange was erected and presented to the City by Sir Thomas Gresham (1565-1570) whose crest, a grasshopper, appears in the wind-vane above the present building.
To facilitate sorties in great force he did away with a counterscarp wall, providing instead a long gentle slope from the bottom of the ditch to the crest of the glacis.
In loud sounds, such as a peal of thunder from a near flash, or the report of a gun, the effect may be considerable, and the rumble of the thunder and the prolonged boom of the gun may perhaps be in part due to the breakdown of the wave when the crest of maximum pressure has moved up to the front, though it is probably due in part also to echo from the surfaces of heterogeneous masses of air.
The crest is very high, surmounted by a standing mane, banded The Quagga (Equus quagga).
Waste weirs resemble ordinary solid weirs in providing for the surplus discharge from a reservoir of an impounded river or mountain stream over their crest; but in reality they form part of a masonry reservoir dam for storing up water for water-supply or irrigation, kept purposely lower than the rest of the dam to allow the excess of water to escape down the valley (see Water-Supply).
It is a level, straight-backed line of sombre mountain ridge, from the crest of which, as from a wall, the extraordinary configuration of that immense loess deposit called the Chul can be seen stretching away northwards to the Oxus - ridge upon ridge, wave upon wave, like a vast yellow-grey sea of storm-twisted billows.
The Ozark region is substantially a low dome, with local faulting and minor undulations, dominated by a ridge - or, more exactly, a relatively even belt of highland - that runs from near the Mississippi about Ste Genevieve county to Barry county on the Arkansas border; the contour levels falling with decided regularity in all directions below this crest.
In the typical oxen, as represented by the existing domesticated breeds (see Cattle) and the extinct aurochs, the horns are cylindrical and placed on an elevated crest at the very vertex of the skull, which has the frontal region of great length.
More distinct are the bisons, forming the sub-genus Bison, represented by the European and the American species (see Bison), the forehead of the skull being much shorter and wider, and the horns not arising from a crest on the extreme vertex, while the number of ribs is different (14 pairs in bisons, only 13 in oxen), and the hair on the head and neck is long and shaggy.
This name fits well with Caledonian as a Scots word and we already have an ermine Saltire on our University crest.
Limestone scars are a feature of the eastern valley crest; other smaller areas of exposed rock occur on the eastern valley sides.
I received a present of a silver serviette ring with crest & latin inscription.
For playing its crest securities said squawk box quot.
The red stags with the golden antlers come from the crest of Erith where they were a connection with Lord Eardley of Belvedere House.
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Down in the trough of the wave, then up again on the crest; that was Paul 's experience.
A tsunami wave can begin either way, with a crest or with a trough.
When he reached the crest I saw the ragged uncouth figure outlined for an instant against the cold blue sky.
The unicorn is derived from the unicorn 's head in the crest of Ripley.
They also make custom hand-painted shields which can feature your family crest or any custom design.
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The dreaded day came where I knew it was time to buy some Crest White Strips.
So I bought a box of the Crest White Strips at the grocery store for only $30.
Although it sounded complicated, the Crest White Strips were actually very easy to use.
The main problem with the Crest White Strips is their coverage area.
Yellowing is gradual and dependent on your lifestyle, but certainly Crest Whites Strips whitening effects lasted for a year on my teeth.
If you want a relatively natural looking brightener for just your front teeth, I would recommend Crest White Strips.
Rembrandt Whitening Strips and Crest WhiteStrips are two popular brands.
Most major toothpaste brands like Crest, Aquafresh, and Colgate offer whitening versions and they're available from any store selling health and beauty products.
I tell my clients to use Crest Extra White plus Scope Toothpaste and Scope White Mouthwash to keep their smile white and their breath fresh.
Crest Extra White plus Scope toothpaste is the best!
Lorenzo Lamas is best known for his role as Lance on the 80's prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
They need all the sun they can have, a light rich soil, and a dry place such as the crest of a sheltered bank or the foot of a warm wall.
Iris Sindjarensis - An interesting species with the habit and general character of I. caucasica, but having bluish flowers and a distinct crest.
Sophonensis, with red-purple flowers and a bold crest, is a native of Asia Minor, and blooms in early February.
This replica of the bracelet worn by Esme features the Cullen crest.
The crest gives a distinctive and dramatic look to the bracelet.
The Twilight crest locket has an image of the Cullen family crest on the outside and a picture of Bella and Edward on the inside.
It consists of a Bracelet with three the Cullen Crest Charm, Edward Charm a Heart lock, and a necklace with a key charm.
This charm features the Cullen crest and can be worn as a bag or phone charm.
If you purchase a sport coat in plain dark blue, you can add a patch effect easily with a pin in the shape of a crest design.
This equates to more than five times the force of gravity, though just seconds later riders will feel weightless as they crest the monumental 456 foot hill.
Probably the most recognizable was as the setting for the Falcon Crest TV soap opera drama of the 1980s.
Columbia Crest Two Vines Merlot 2004 - At around $9 a bottle, this Washington wine from the Columbia Valley is a great buy.
Cougar Crest Winery in Walla Walla, Washington makes delicious wines ranging from $20 to $30.
This style is characterized by a high back topped by a large crest rail.
Neural crest cells are primitive cells that are present as part of the nervous system during fetal development.
In both types of NF, a genetic defect causes these neural crest cells to develop abnormally, resulting in numerous tumors and malformations of the nerves, bones, and skin.
Pine Crest Funeral Homes & Cemeteries offers a full range of services for what they dub "Death Care."
Some are actively searching for detailed information on their ancestors while others are content with learning the origin of their surname or the design of their family crest.
The Tree Maker - Five generation poster size chart with optional coat of arms and crest which is suitable for framing.
Believed to be worn by the early Mohican and the Mohawk tribes, the classic mohawk style is typically shaved on the sides and the back with a remaining crest of hair left on the center of the scalp.
You can also get replicas of her Cullen Crest ring and turquoise cuff, both seen in New Moon.
It also directs you to the Twilight store on Amazon where you can buy a replica of the leather wrist cuff Edward wears, sporting the Cullen Crest.
Meyer didn't think any of the ring proposals matched her image of Bella's engagement ring so Swain sent a rough sketch of Meyer's idea to Thurber, who had created the Cullen family crest jewelry.
This spacious bag is crafted out of terrifically fun waterproof rubber and proudly sports the Juicy crest.
Although it is considerably less frilly than past seasonal styles, the metal crest flap pocket adds a stunning and eye-catching touch to an otherwise classic bag, and the antique hardware grants this bag an old country feel.
The logo, a heart shaped crest, was created in 1993 as an adaptation of the easily recognizable Quicksilver logo.
A shoe like Apepazza's Simba ($183) is made with supple, dark purple suede and embellished with a crest of brilliantly colorful stones on the vamp.
Falcon Crest (1981-1990) - This soap told the tale of the Gioberti family as they struggled for control of the Falcon Crest winery.
Alfonso did a turn on the night time soap Falcon Crest during one of her absences from DOOL.
Not one to easily walk away from the spotlight, she focused her attention on acting instead, and was soon appearing on Falcon Crest and Melrose Place.
The categories were expanded to include prime time soap operas (such as Dallas, Dynasty and Falcon Crest) as well as Outstanding Villain and more.
Dallas, Dynasty, Falcon Crest and Knots Landing all remained in the top 20 shows watched in the seasonal ratings.
Peyton Place blazed the trail that would eventually feature television programming such as Dallas, Dynasty, Falcon Crest, Knots Landing, 90210, Melrose Place, Grey's Anatomy, and Brothers and Sisters.
She also did a stint on the prime time drama Falcon Crest.
During one of her hiatus breaks from Days Alfonso appeared on the prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
If you do not know your family crest, then create one as a weekend project.
A local tailor or online shop can create a sew-on or iron-on family crest for you.
Cut a paper or cardboard royal crest and paint the guest of honor's name on it, taping it to the wall behind her chair or over the gift table with double-sided tape.
She was a regular on CBS' Falcon Crest, NBC's Days of Our Lives, HBO's First and Ten and, more recently, WB's Tom Arnold Show and My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star with Oliver Hudson.
Lamas' big break came in 1980 when he won the role of Lance on the prime time soap opera Falcon Crest.
She was the press liaison for Falcon Crest when she and Lorenzo met.
Sweeney has signed on to be a spokesperson for Crest Glide dental floss, agreeing to promote awareness on the benefits of flossing regularly.
The word "Dracul" means "Dragon" which was his families crest and it took Stoker to expand it to "Dracula" and add literary license to the stories.
Reebok's premier polyester jerseys have an embroidered front crest and mesh ventilation inserts.
In addition, the World Crest emblem is worn centered horizontally over the left pocket and vertically between the left shoulder seam and the top of the pocket.
North of Bhutan, between the Himalayan crest and Lhasa, this formation is approximately maintained; farther east, although the same natural forces first resulted in the same effect of successive folds of the earth's crust, forming extensive curves of ridge and furrow, the abundant rainfall and the totally distinct climatic conditions which govern the processes of denudation subsequently led to the erosion of deeper valleys enclosed between forest-covered ranges which rise steeply from the river banks.
Patrolman Murphy drove me back to the Pacific Crest Inn, this time in an unmarked car.
It is no less remarkable for its bright carmine attire, and an elongated crest of the same colour, than for its fine song.
It is bounded on the north-west by Ohio, from which it is separated by the Ohio river, on the north by Pennsylvania and Maryland, the Potomac river dividing it from the latter state; on the east and south-east by Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, the boundary lines in the first two cases being meridians, in the last case a very irregular line following the crest of mountain ridges in places; and on the south-west by Virginia and Kentucky, the Big Sandy river separating it from the latter state.
It is also darker in colour, has less of the frontal crest, shorter legs, a longer tail, and the markings beneath take the form of bars rather than stripes, while the bill, eyes and legs are all black.
Del Cano was received with great distinction by the emperor, who granted him a globe for his crest, and the motto Primus circumdedisti me.
Between them arises a median crest, which varies much in extent and composition, and is of considerable taxonomic value.
This arises mostly from the angle formed by the keel with the body of the sternum, passes by a strong tendon through the foramen triosseum, and is inserted upon the upper tubercle of the humeral crest, which it rotates and abducts.
Order Colymbiformes.-Plantigrade, nidifugous, aquatic. All toes webbed, fourth largest, hallux short; metatarsus laterally compressed; tibia with high, pyramidal crest.
The cock has a fine yellow bill and a head bearing a rounded crest of filamentous feathers; lanceolate scapulars overhang the wings, and from the rump spring the long flowing plumes which are so characteristic of the species, and were so highly prized by the natives before the Spanish conquest that no one was allowed to kill the bird when taken, but only to divest it of its feathers, which were to be worn by the chiefs alone.
In the hen the bill is black, the crest more round and not filamentous, the uropygials scarcely elongated, and the vent only scarlet.
The Egri-dagh possesses a sharply defined crest, ranges at a general elevation of 8000 ft., is bare of timber, scantily supplied with water, and rugged and deeply fissured.
His camp-followers on the Gillies' Hill appeared over its crest at the critical moment which comes in all battles.
The frontier line follows the crest of the mountains, three peaks some io,000 or more ft.
The crest of the Maluti is in few places lower than 7000 ft.
The southern boundary is carried along the crest of the Hindu Kush as far as the Khawak pass, leading from Badakshan into the Panjshir valley.
It is known that the Kafirs occupy the crest of the Hindu Kush eastwards of the Khawak, but how far they extend north of the main watershed is not ascertainable.
From the Dorah eastwards the crest of the Hindu Kush again becomes the boundary till it effects a junction with the Murtagh and Sarikol ranges, which shut off China from Russia and India.
Like the Kunduz, it probably drains the northern slopes of the Hindu Kush by deep lateral valleys, more or less parallel to the crest, reaching westwards towards the Khawak pass.
The slopes of the position towards the Austrians now took on the usual concave section, and from the crest of the ridge every movement could be seen for miles.
As the river is here the northern boundary of Afghanistan, and the crest of the Hindu Kush the southern boundary, this distance represents the width of the Afghan kingdom at that point.
As the Hindu Kush gradually recedes from the Ab-i-Panja and turns south-westwards it gains in altitude, and we find prominent peaks on the crest which measure more than 24,000 ft.
A frieze of lions devouring ibexes and deer, and incised with great artistic skill, runs round the neck, while the eagle crest of Lagash adorns the globular part.
Its appearance is sufficiently striking - the head and lower parts, except a pectoral band, white, the former adorned with an erectile crest, the upper parts dark grey banded with black, the wings dusky, and the tail barred; but the huge bill and powerful scutellated legs most of all impress the beholder.
North of Joubert's Park is the general hospital, and beyond, near the crest of the hills, commanding the town and the road to Pretoria, is a fort built by the Boer government and now used as a gaol.
The crest of the outer ridges of this subsidiary range is about 700 ft.
The skull generally lacks a sagittal crest; and the condyle of the lower jaw is transversely elongated.
The tilting of the mountain mass was presumably not a simple or a single movement; it was probably slow, for Pitt river (headwaters of the Sacramento) traverses the northern part of the range in antecedent fashion; the tilting involved the subdivision of the great block into smaller ones, in the northern half of the range at least; Lake Tahoe (altitude 6225 ft.) near the range crest is explained as occupyilig a depression between two block fragments; and farther north similar depressions now appear as aggraded highland meadows.
The average elevation of the Himalaya crest may be taken at not less than 19,000 ft., and therefore equal to the height of the lower half of the atmosphere; and indeed few of the passes are under 16,000 or 17,000 ft.
From the crest of the escarpment, all round on south, west and north, the dip-slope of the Chalk forms a gentle descent outwards, the escarpment a very steep slope inwards.
Any CREST member who has bought inion oy shares recently and holds them through CREST should contact their counterparty to pass on the documentation.
Some one balances the toboggan on the very crest of the hill, while we get on, and when we are ready, off we dash down the side of the hill in a headlong rush, and, leaping a projection, plunge into a snow-drift and go swimming far across the pond at a tremendous rate!...
There was a crude map to the Pacific Crest Inn.
The head is rounded and short, without prominent beetling ridges above the eyes, or a strong crest along the middle line of the back of the skull; and the tusks of the old males are of no very great length and prominence.
In George IV.'s reign were issued the so-called "lion shillings," bearing the royal crest, a crowned lion on a crown, a design reverted to in the coinage of Edward VII.
As the Hindu Kush strikes westwards, after first rounding the head of an Oxus tributary (the Ab-i-Panja, which Curzon considers to be the true source of the Oxus), it closely overlooks the trough of that glacier-fed stream under its northern spurs, its crest at the nearest point being separated from the river by a distance which cannot much exceed io m.
Dean lost his convoy of younger bikers on the short uphill and he paused momentarily at the crest to wipe his eyes and scan the roadway below him for his prey.
Just facing it, on the crest of the opposite hill, the village of Schon Grabern could be seen, and in three places to left and right the French troops amid the smoke of their campfires, the greater part of whom were evidently in the village itself and behind the hill.
The boundary line follows the crest of the principal chain or ridge (Riesenkamm), which stretches along the northern side of the group, with an average height of over 4000 ft.