She coughed softly and waved a hand to disperse the fumes.
At a further stage of their growth the particles disperse in the perpendicular direction a light which is no longer fully polarized.
The guests began to disperse, some without taking leave of Helene.
As for lights in the churches, he adds that " in all the churches of the East, whenever the gospel is to be read, lights are lit, though the sun be rising (jam sole rutilante), not in order to disperse the darkness, but as a visible sign of gladness (ad signum laetitiae demonstrandum)."
Twice the marauders even attack our headquarters, and the commander-in-chief has to ask for a battalion to disperse them.
Pitcairn ordered them to disperse, and on their refusal to do so his men fired a volley.
His hospital companions, who had gathered round Rostov--a fresh arrival from the world outside--gradually began to disperse as soon as Denisov began reading his answer.
It is said that when hatched by a hen they will directly disperse on some alarm, and so are lost, for they never hear the mother's call which gathers them again.
While you were talking in the study I was looking at you, Natasha began, evidently anxious to disperse the cloud that had come over them.
Among the more notable occurrences which followed were a three days battle, fought near Echmiadzin, between the crown prince, Abbas Mirza, and General Zizianov, in which the Persians suffered much from the enemys artillery, but would not admit they were defeated; unsuccessful attempts on the part of the Russian commander to get possession of Erivan; and a surprise, in camp, of the shahs forces, which caused them to disperse, and necessitated the kings own presence with reinforcements.
Rooks are wont to remove the nuts from the tree just before they fall, and to disperse them in various directions.
But on leaving the colors the men disperse to their homes, and thus a regiment has, on mobilization, to draw largely on the nearest reservists, irrespective of the corps to which they belong.
even went so far as to disperse 123 skilled Germans whom Ivan's agent had collected and brought to Lubeck for shipment to a Baltic port.
He commanded the fathers to disperse, and appointed Bologna as their meeting-place in eighteen months' time, his intention being to make the session of the council coincide with some conferences with representatives of the Greek church, which were to be held there with a view to union (18th December 1431).
The officer points out the folly of such a course, and the certainty that the republic, whose troops had triumphed over those of Prussia and Austria, will speedily disperse the untrained levies of Provence.
Cornwallis marched leisurely into North Carolina, but before meeting Greene some months later he suffered the loss of two detachments sent at intervals to disperse various partisan corps of the Americans.
The refusal of Lucien to put the vote of outlawry, for which the majority of the council clamoured, his opportune closing of the sitting, and his appeal to the soldiers outside to disperse les representants du poignard, turned the scale in favour of his brother.
"All our stupidity, Yakov Alpatych," came the answers, and the crowd began at once to disperse through the village.
Richard then led the mob to a neighbouring meadow, where he kept them in parley till Walworth, who had returned within the city to summon the loyal citizens to the king's aid, returned with a sufficient following to overawe and disperse the rebels.
In such actions, instead of two crowds opposing each other, the men disperse, attack singly, run away when attacked by stronger forces, but again attack when opportunity offers.
Order after order was issued by the French commanders that day forbidding the men to disperse about the town, sternly forbidding any violence to the inhabitants or any looting, and announcing a roll call for that very evening.
Sometimes he struck more promptly; as when the mob protested against his using the temple treasure to build an aqueduct for Jerusalem, and he disguised his soldiers to disperse them with clubs (Jos.
As midnight approaches they return to the house of the bride, and escort her, with her dowry, to the house of the bridegroom, and, having delivered her safely to her future lord and master, disperse to their respective homes.
As a hungry herd of cattle keeps well together when crossing a barren field, but gets out of hand and at once disperses uncontrollably as soon as it reaches rich pastures, so did the army disperse all over the wealthy city.
His adversary had perforce to disperse the defending troops, so that on the morning when the land campaign started two of the Turkish divisions (3rd and lath) were watching the outer coast on the Asiatic side, two (5th and 7th) were near Bulair to provide against a landing at the neck of the Peninsula, while the remaining two (9th and 19th) under Essad Pasha guarded the places where, in the event, the Allied army made its appearance.
The flight of the emperor had led to a revulsion of feeling in Vienna; but the issue of the proclamation and the attempt of the government to disperse the students by closing the university, led to a fresh outbreak on the 26th.
As soon as the men of the various regiments began to disperse among the wealthy and deserted houses, the army was lost forever and there came into being something nondescript, neither citizens nor soldiers but what are known as marauders.
The leading men of Jerusalem prevailed upon the rebels who survived the defeat to disperse.
disperse the spores when they leave and go elsewhere.
When more oxygen becomes available, the lactic acid will disperse and you will be able to pick your pace back up again.
The feast of Ramazan hereupon occurring, the grand vizier unwisely allowed his own troops to disperse.
They began in 1860 at the funeral of the widow of General Sobinski, killed in 1830, and on the 27th of February 1861 they led to the so-called Warsaw massacres, when the troops fired on a crowd which refused to disperse.
On the 1st of October 1895 a number of Armenians, some armed, went in procession with a petition to the Porte and were ordered by the police to disperse.
Isolated high altitude airbursts of the chemical containers will cause the material to disperse as it descends, this lessening concentration and reducing effectiveness.
With the support of the Left SRs the communists disperse the constituent assembly in the name of soviet power.
The clouds were at their maximum around noon and then began to disperse in the afternoon becoming almost cloudless by evening.
conidiumer to disperse themselves widely they produce spores called conidia.
decentralizecy, lethality, and range of modern weapons have forced commanders to disperse their formations, decentralizing control and execution.
The built-in flash has a diffuser to disperse the light from the onboard strobe to assist in eliminating backscatter.
disperse rioters at Ballymurphy.
disperse the mob.
disperse asylum seekers in the UK.
disperse the crowd with tear gas.
disperse uniformly around the planet.
Two dye ranges using disperse, vat and reactive dyestuffs process a further 150 to 200km of fabric per week.
Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters, some of whom were wearing gas masks.
horsemanmans, who wanted light cavalry, did not venture to disperse for the pursuit under the eyes of the enemy's horsemen.
The upper image is of an early instar - probably stage 2. The search for food causes the family group to disperse.
The co-occurrence matrix itself also appears to vary between the surfaces with the rougher surface producing the more disperse matrix.
The vehicle was jostled as police moved in to disperse the mob.
witch hazel already contains the alcohol needed to disperse the essential oils.
But Nicephorus gained over the latter two, and by inducing the rebel army to disperse achieved the submission of Bardanes, who was relegated to a monastery.
In 1749 the British founded Halifax, began to colonize Nova Scotia, and, with war imminent, deemed it prudent to disperse the Acadians, chiefly along the Atlantic seaboard (see Nova Scotia: History).
The crowd ran after the Emperor, followed him to the palace, and began to disperse.
The Emperor went in, and after that the greater part of the crowd began to disperse.
The crowd of Russians and Frenchmen began to disperse.
Witch hazel already contains the alcohol needed to disperse the essential oils.
The performance of the power washer is measured by the amount of pressure that is used to disperse the water.
The medication is then placed in the ear and massaged gently to disperse it.
Solvents are generally heavier than air, meaning that if they leak or are not disposed of safely they can gather in a single spot and not disperse.
For example, multiple recessed fixtures in the ceiling are invisible and help disperse the lighting throughout the room instead of focusing it all on one point.
A window can also act as a ventilation system to help disperse damaging moisture.
This toy can also be loaded with treats that will disperse intermittently as your dog plays.
An electric heater produces no odors and no fumes so no venting is required, whereas gas-fueled heaters need plenty of ventilation to disperse the fumes they emit.
The ride's lines can be quite lengthy, and it is best to try to ride right away when the park opens or to wait until crowds disperse later in the day to avoid the longest waits.
Serve it in small dessert wine glasses with tall sides that slope outward, allowing the alcohol fumes to disperse before overwhelming the flavors and scents of the wine.
Later shades were used to disperse the light from gas lighting better and more evenly.
When homes began to be electrified people no longer needed the unique shapes of the glass shades but they still needed something to cover the bulbs and disperse light more evenly.
When students refused to disperse, 116 guardsmen with loaded M-1 rifles and tear gas, formed a horizontal line and slowly started moving toward the students.
Diffuse with crystals: Faceted crystals disperse negative energy.
Hang a crystal in a window - The crystal not only helps to deflect the negative chi, but when the sunlight hits the facets of the crystal, it helps to disperse the negative energy from your home.
The bottom contains a small tea light that is lit to disperse the scent throughout the room.
Insoluble fiber does not disperse as it moves through the large intestine.
In cases of heating elements in modern times, a trigger or timer activates the element which quickly heats up to disperse the heat around whatever object needs cooked or heated.
Cool mist humidifiers disperse a cool mist into the room.
To get the best results with the Glade Wisp, it should be placed in an area that has gentle air currents to help disperse each wisp of scent.
Soy jar candles can take a while to burn and melt enough wax to disperse their scent.
A triple scented candle has a larger scent throw, so the fragrance will disperse farther and last much longer.
Room Sprays - Room sprays disperse scent quickly in a targeted area, and come in the same scents as the candles.
Simply pour a few drops of your favorite oil onto the cotton pad, then turn on the battery operated fan to disperse the scent.
Federal law within the United States determines how the government can disperse grants for purposes such as stimulation or support purposes.
Most of the pigment molecules will be too large for the white cells to disperse, and so most of the coloring will remain unless it is professionally removed at a later date.
The easiest way to get food coloring to disperse so it covers all the kernels is mixing it into melted butter or corn syrup.
Roppo, was arrested and charged for interfering with the police efforts to disperse the crowd.
Cholera broke out in the royal camp and caused the troops to disperse.
extinguished with a hose reel and a positive pressure ventilation fan used to disperse smoke.
After spawning the adult frogs disperse into the surrounding countryside.
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