Downward Sentence Examples
His sword slashed downward at her.
The path wound its way downward, dumping them into a draw far enough away to be safe.
The steady downward spiral of snowflakes was mesmerizing, peaceful.
Her eyes were cast downward, and her glass still in place on the table.
From Bagdad downward, the course of the Tigris is peculiarly serpentine and shifting.Advertisement
He cast his eyes downward, away from the brightness, and saw little except the ground in front of him.
It was built on high ground, and the forest sloped downward and away from the fortress.
It was hard to keep her eyes from drifting downward, to the body that was nothing but muscle under taut bronze skin.
The breadth of this low tract, from Chelsea downward, was from 2 to 3 m.
Dean tried to isolate the sound, looking frantically in all downward directions, trying to see a trace, a telltale puff of smoke in the gathering dusk.Advertisement
In his mind's eye Dean could picture climbers rappelling downward in great lunges, covering many feet in long swings, reaching the bottom in but a few mad leaps into space.
From Bristol downward the river is one of the most important commercial waterways in England, as giving access to that great port.
As the jar works off, or grows more feeble, by reason of the downward advance of the drill, it is ' tempered ' to the proper strength by letting down the temper-screw to give the jars more play.
As there is no dormer on the roof, the ceilings slant downward on each side.
The primary root is a downward prolongation of the primary axis of the plant.Advertisement
He continued to hold it but pointed it downward.
Where surface water is banked up against the land, as by the equatorial and Gulf Stream drift currents, it appears to penetrate to very considerable depths; the escaping stream currents are at first of great vertical thickness and part of the water at their sources has a downward movement.
The portal was smaller and dryer than the main mine entrance and seemed to lead downward from this elevated location.
He deposed Galeazzo Visconti on his downward journey, and offered Milan for a sum of money to his son Azzo upon his return.
The squamosals form the posterior outer margin of the orbits and are frequently continued into two lateral downward processes across the temporal fossa.Advertisement
He sealed his skin around the tube, forced the flow downward, and placed his hands on her, forcing her body to accept his blood.
From a little above the confluence of the Great Zab downward, the banks of the river are absolutely uninhabited, and the river flows through a desert until Tekrit is reached.
Attached to it or the neighbouring frontal is often a supraorbital; infraorbitals occur also, attached to the jugal or downward process of the lacrymal.
The weight required to cause the downward motion is obtained either by means of the material which has to be transported to the bottom of the hill or by water ballast, while to aid and regulate the motion generally steam or electric motors are arranged to act on the main drums, round which the cable is passed with a sufficient number of turns to prevent slipping.
In the working of thick deposits the block of ground between two levels is divided into horizontal sections or floors which are worked either from above downward or from of Thick the bottom upward; in the first case the separate floors are worked by one of the caving systems; in the second, generally with the aid of filling.Advertisement
He nearly broke both their necks when he slipped on the wet tile floor as he made his way to the receptionist who directed them to a flight of metal stairs that led downward to an empty hall.
The downward pull of gravity suffices to bring about the fall of such material, but the path it will follow and the distance it will travel before coming to rest depend upon the land form.
What is called training is the guiding of the branches of a tree or plant in certain positions which they would not naturally assume, the object being partly to secure their full exposure to light, and partly to regulate the flow and distribution of the sap. To secure the former object, the branches must be so fixed as to shade each other as little as possible; and to realize the second, the branches must have given to them an upward or downward direction, as they may require to be encouraged or repressed.
The realization had not spread downward.
Apply to neck and décolleté using downward strokes.
The ground gave way under her foot, and with a sickening lurch of her heart, she plunged downward.
Jennifer breathed deeply as she looked downward.
She had changed to the white dress, the one she'd worn to dinner that night and the hem touched the tops of her bare feet, which pointed downward.
Now, mostly bound to its banks by ice, the river looked much less menacing as it wound its way downward.
Piles of gear were stacked about while partners called out to those below, fed line and encouragement, while others watched, a number with anxious looks on their reddened faces as they looked downward.
He closed his eyes briefly and began loosening his tight grip on the line, readying himself to rappel downward.
Shipton leaned to his right and began to chip away at a large outcrop of ice directly above Dean, laughing as a loosened piece tumbled downward, striking Dean's exposed head, nearly knocking him senseless.
She raised her glass and bit her lip but didn't cry, then cast her eyes downward.
With one motion he struck downward with his right arm and swung his left elbow with all his might on a level line at the man's jaw.
The edge of the highway to Dean's left, absent any guardrails, was a drop of thousands of feet but the roadway suddenly leveled and then climbed sharply over a rise before continuing downward.
Dean picked up the pace and closed the gap on the yellowshirted rider, low on his bike to minimize the wind resistance as he raced downward at a dangerous speed.
There was anger in her voice, her eyes cast downward "We have to talk," Dean said, taking the only other seat.
Small sailing craft navigate upwards as far as Samarra; above this all navigation is downward, and by raft.
The Trent is navigable from a point near the town downward.
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Anciently the country on both sides of the Euphrates was habitable as far as the river Khabur; at the present time it is all desert from Birejik downward, the camping ground of Bedouin Arabs, the great tribe of Anazeh occupying esh-Sham, the right bank, and the Shammar the left bank, Mesopotamia of the Romans, now called elJezireh or the island.
From this point downward, and to some extent above this as far as Samawa, the river forms a succession of reedy lagoons of the most hopeless character, the Paludes Chaldaici of antiquity, el Batihat of the Arabs.
At the present time the river is navigated by sailing craft of some size from Hit downward.
For experiments with long thin rods or wires it has an advantage over the other arrangements in that the position of the poles need not be known with great accuracy, a small upward or downward displacement having little effect upon the magnetometer deflection.
The downward course of the curve is, owing to hysteresis, strikingly different from its upward course, and when the magnetizing force has been reduced to zero, there is still remaining an induction of 7500 units.
After a few repetitions of the reversal, the process becomes strictly cyclic, the upward and downward curves always following with precision the paths indicated in the figure.
Their movement in an upward or downward direction in Limulus and Mygale must exert a pumping action on the blood contained in the dorsal arteries and the ventral veins respectively.
Ignoring temperature effect, and taking the density as a function of the pressure, surfaces of equal pressure are also of equal density, and the fluid is stratified by surfaces orthogonal to the lines of force; n ap, dy, P d z, or X, Y, Z (4) are the partial differential coefficients of some function P, =fdplp, of x, y, z; so that X, Y, Z must be the partial differential coefficients of a potential -V, such that the force in any direction is the downward gradient of V; and then dP dV (5) ax + Tr=0, or P+V =constant, in which P may be called the hydrostatic head and V the head of potential.
In the wheeled plough some of the weight and downward pull due to its action on the ground is taken by the wheels; the sliding friction is thus to some extent converted into a rolling friction, and the draught is correspondingly diminished.
Of these the most notable is the Niagara escarpment which extends eastward from Canada, past Lewiston and Lockport, - a downward step from the Erie to the Ontario plain, where the Niagara limestone outcrops, and its resistance to denudation accounts for the steeply rising face at the boundary between the two plains.
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.
Downward the eagle and his burden fell, and in the epic of Gilgamesh we find Etana in the nether world.
The Republic had deliberately cast itself upon the downward grade which was to lead to ruin.
But the light of slightly greater wave-length than the D lines, being refracted strongly downward by the sodium vapour, illuminates the.
Here the light corresponding to the space between the D lines is transmitted, being strongly refracted upward near D I, and downward near D 2.
The rivers are shallow and more or less broken by rapids in the notches; rapids occur also near the outer border of the crystalline belt, as if the rivers there had been lately incited to downward erosion by an uplift of the region, and had not yet had time to regrade their courses.
Archeozoic (Archean) Group.The oldest group of rocks, called the Archean, was formerly looked upon, at least in a tentative way, as the original crtist of the earth or its downward extension, much altered by the processes of metamorphism.
By 1864 the proportion had fallen to 27.5%, and except for a temporary slight recovery after the close of the war there has been a steady progress downward since that time, until in 1908 only 9.8% of the commerce of the country was carried on under its own flag.
This interior plain of the continent represents the area of the ancient sea by which it was occupied in Mesozoic times, with a more ancient margin towards the north-west against the Archean, where undisturbed limestones and other rocks of the Silurian and Devonian rest upon the downward slope of the Laurentian Shield.
The vagina is a dilatable muscular passage, lined with mucous membrane, which leads from the uterus to the external generative organs; its direction is, from the uterus, downward and forward, and its anterior and posterior walls are in contact, so that in a horizontal section it appears as a transverse slit.
The prostatic urethra runs downward through the prostate rather nearer the anterior than the pos terior part.
As the same stream sometimes changes abruptly from one kind to the other, the two kinds must be due to different conditions affecting the flow, and among the conditions which may cause a stream to break up into the aa have been mentioned the greater depth of the stream, a sluggish current, impediments in its course just as it is granulating, and, what is more probable, subterranean moisture which causes it to cool from below upward instead of from above downward as in the pahoehoe.
Its western slopes, where it abuts on the mountain masses which dominate the Kabul plain, are forest-covered and picturesque, with deep glens intersecting them, and bold craggy ridges; the same may be said of the northern spurs which reach downward through the Shinwari country towards Gandamak and Jalalabad.
He discovered the hydrostatic paradox that the downward pressure of a liquid is independent of the shape of the vessel, and depends only on its height and base.
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Emollients should be applied frequently, using gentle, downward strokes to prevent folliculitis.
So, with a snort and a neigh and a whisk of his short tail he trotted off the roof into the air and at once began floating downward to the street.
In the fat years, agricultural prices are pushed downward by the abundance, often below the cost of harvesting and transporting the crops.
She made the "c-a," then stopped and thought, and making the sign for eating and pointing downward she pushed me toward the door, meaning that I must go downstairs for some cake.
The soil, it appears, is suited to the seed, for it has sent its radicle downward, and it may now send its shoot upward also with confidence.
Every muscle of Telyanin's pale, terrified face began to quiver, his eyes still shifted from side to side but with a downward look not rising to Rostov's face, and his sobs were audible.
The publican was fighting one of the smiths at the door, and when the workmen came out the smith, wrenching himself free from the tavern keeper, fell face downward on the pavement.
The remainder of the country is flat, and shows a regular downward slope from south-east to north-west, in which direction the rivers mainly flow.
The reason why at this level the walls must form an upright instead of an inverted cone, why the furnace must widen downward instead of narrowing, is, according to some metallurgists, that this shape is needed in order that, in spite of the pastiness of the slag in this formative period of incipient fusion, this layer may descend freely as the lower part of the column is gradually eaten away.
On entering, the water flows at first in a radial direction, and then gradually, as it passes through the wheel, it receives a downward component which becomes more and more important.
The formation of the Anglo-Italian sulphur syndicate arrested the downward tendency of prices and increased the output of sulphur, so that the amount exported in 1899 was 424,018 tons, worth £ 1, 73 8, 475, whereas some years previously the value of sulphur exported had hardly been £800,000.
In other species of that genus an apparent cortication arises by the downward growth of rhizoids, which are retained within the gelatinous wall of the axial cells.
The slow mail steamers stop at every port in the Gulf, either on the upward or the downward voyage.
Driven downward through Galilee they seized Jerusalem, massacred its inhabitants and plundered its churches.
The observer is, therefore, at the bottom of the tube instead of the top and looks upward instead of downward.
The more fully analysed movement, that which proceeds downward from less determinate to more determinate universals, is named Division.
It is not syllogism because it is based on the disjunctive, not on the hypothetical relation, and so extends horizontally where syllogism strikes vertically downward.
Where the volcanic formations were spread uniformly over the flanks of the mountains, the contrast between the canyons and the plain-like region of gentle slope in which they have been excavated is especially marked and characteristic. The eastern slope is very precipitous, due to a great fault which drops the rocks of the Great Basin region abruptly downward several thousand feet.
It proceeded much more rapidly after the restraining influence of the missions was removed, leaving them free to revert to savagery; and the downward progress of the race was fearfully accelerated during the mining period, when they were abused, depraved, and in large numbers killed.
Squirrels, flying-squirrels, porcupines, civet-cats, rats, bats, flying-foxes and lizards are found in great variety; snakes of various kinds, from the boa-constrictor downward, are abundant, while the forests swarm with tree-leeches, and the marshes with horse-leeches and frogs.
Nevertheless, from 1851 to 1855, Sedgwick, in his writings on the British palaeozoic deposits, insisted on the independence of the Cambrian system, and though Murchison had pushed his Silurian system downward in the series of rocks, Sedgwick adhered to the original grouping of his Cambrian system, and even proposed to limit the Silurian to the Ludlow and Wenlock beds with the May Hill Sandstone at the base.
The gas must be collected either by downward displacement, since it is soluble in water and also attacks mercury; or over a saturated salt solution, in which it is only slightly soluble.
From a broad avenue on the upper side downward to the west slope the streets, through which run streams of cool, fresh water from the mountains above.
The correct perspective places between the summits of modern and ancient times, not a long level stretch of a thousand years, with mankind stationary, spell-bound under the authority of the Church, absorbed in war or monastic dreams, but a downward and then a long upward slope, on both of which the forces which make for civilization may be seen at work.
Advantage is taken of this slight upward and downward movement of the top rollers to automatically regulate the flow of water and oil upon the material.
Hopkinson had been inclined to attribute the anomaly to an increase in the tension of the bifilar threads, owing to a downward pull on the needle, but they showed that this theory would not account for the discrepancy.
It was not too late to arrest the Galatians on their downward plane, and the apostle, unable or unwilling to re-visit them, despatched this epistle.
Subsequently the caliphate, which had temporarily recovered some of its authority, resumed its downward course, and the great families of Persia once again asserted themselves.
This phenomenon follows injury to the phloem in the lower parts of the stem, preventing the downward flow of elaborated sap. The injury may be due to gnawing insects, and particularly to the fungus Corticium vagum, var.
In the next place, there is the surface-tension acting downwards, but at an angle a with the vertical, across the circular section of the bubble itself, whose circumference is 21ry, and the downward force is therefore 2lryT cos a.
Hence the displacement of the surface to which we must direct our attention is one which does not alter the volume of the liquid in the vessel, and which therefore is upward in one part of the surface and downward in another.
Water is sucked up from a vessel of moderate size, the rubber is nipped, and by a quick motion the tube and vessel are separated, preferably by a downward movement of the latter.
The balloon floats because it is lighter than the air; the flying creature floats because it extracts from the air, by the vigorous downward action of its wings, a certain amount of upward recoil.
When the wing descends as shown at p', the air (fulcrum f) resists its downward passage, and forces the body (b) or its representative (w') slightly upwards.
If any one watches a bird rising from the ground or the water, he cannot fail to perceive that the head and body are slightly tilted upwards, and that the wings are made to descend with great vigour in a downward and forward direction.
If the wing of a gannet, just shot, be removed and made to flap in what the operator believes to be a strictly vertical downward direction, the tip of the wing, in spite of him, will dart forwards between 2 and 3 ft.
The down stroke with the artificial as with the natural wing is invariably converted into an oblique, downward and forward stroke.
It is furnished with springs at its root to contribute to its continued play, and is applied to the air by a direct piston action in such a way that it descends in a downward and forward direction during the down stroke, and ascends in an upward and forward direction during the up stroke.
There the resistance of a series of igneous dykes gives prominence to the Pembroke peninsula, in which the fine fjord-like harbour of Milford Haven lies far out towards the Atlantic. The coast north of Pembroke and Merioneth has been worked into the grand sweep of Cardigan Bay, its surface carved into gently rounded hills, green with rich grass, which sweep downward into wide rounded valleys.
There is some doubt on the point; but a contemporary and intimate friend, Luca Pacioli, speaks of his "ineffable left hand"; all the best of his drawings are shaded downward from left to right, which would be the readiest way for a left-handed man; and his habitual eccentric practice of writing from right to left is much more likely to have been due to natural left-handedness than to any desire of mystery or concealment.
His sympathy and relations with the royal family, to whom he had submitted a plan for a counter-revolution, and his desire to check the downward progress of the Revolution, brought on him suspicion of treason.
The Thames, bordered in early times by a great expanse of fen on either hand from Chelsea and Battersea downward, washed, at the point where the Abbey stands, one shore of a low island perhaps three-quarters of a mile in circumference, known as Thorney or Bramble islet.
And in fact almost all the systems described, from Hobbes downward, have been of essentially native growth, showing hardly any traces of foreign influence.
Then the plumb line not only defines the zenith as already shown, but in a downward direction it defines the nadir, which is the point of the sphere directly below our feet.
In the quarrels of the priesthood under the Empire it was St Bernard, the great abbot of Clairvaux, who tried to arrest the papacy on the slippery downward path of theocracy; finally, it was in Sugers church of St Denis that French art began that struggle between light against darkness which, culminating in Notre-Dame and the SainteChapelle, was to teach the architects of the world the delight of building with airiness of effect.
It was urged by anti-Copernicans that a body flung upward or cast downward would, if the earth were in motion, be left behind by the rapid translation of the point from which it started; Galileo proved on the contrary that the reception of a fresh impulse in no way interfered with the movement already impressed, and that the rotation of the earth was insensible, because shared equally by all bodies at its surface.
When, as sometimes happens, those revenues have been dissipated by peculation, neglect or change of times, the caravanserai passes through downward stages of dilapidation to total ruin (of which only too many examples may be seen) unless some new charity intervene to repair and renew it.
This plan of structure, apparently evolved out of the rhachitomous type by suppression of the pleurocentra and the downward extension of the neural arch, leads to that characteristic of frogs in which, as development shows, the vertebra is formed wholly or for the greater part by the neural arch (14).
A large pipe still snaked its way downward, carrying water, via gravity, to a generator located over a mile below in town.
Cynthia cast her eyes downward while Gladys glared at Jerome with unfettered hatred, looking as if she wished she had a giant icicle to do her research here and now.
He stole a glance downward for the first time but found he hadn't cleared the edge far enough to see below.
A downward adjustment across the board is being made by all clubs, including the Old Firm.
The piles are constructed by boring to the full depth, using a long auger in one continuous downward movement.
In this case the turner may have to apply some downward force in order to keep the bevel in contact with the wood.
The downward causation observed in physics or biology does not have such a strong impact.
This resulted in downward pressure of fee levels with people becoming even more defensive about their charge out levels.
It will lead to mortgage foreclosures and negative equity, leading to more foreclosures, feeding the downward spiral still more.
Jimmy Rimmer produced an outstanding save from a downward header from a corner in the last minute of the Bristol City match in 1985.
In the vicinity of the third floor, I met the barrel which was now proceeding downward at an equally impressive speed.
Mr Wilesmith's data on the decline in age-specific incidences in younger age classes, and other information supported downward trend in the epidemic.
The objective is to measure up- and downward spectral irradiances in the wavelength range between 295 and 1700 nm.
Perform rotational movements and downward pressure over this quadrant while keeping the patella stabilized with the non-dominant index finger and thumb.
As downward yield pressure ends rental growth will be paramount.
They were caught in what Quandt and Selznick (1984) describe as the downward spiral of low self-concept and reading failure.
Eyes may be further apart, with a slight downward slant at the edges.
It sent biotech stocks on a downward slide, with some dropping 20% at the end of the day.
This would be more appropriate in the environment and may exert some downward pressure on higher speeders.
Many go into a wretched downward spiral, passed from owner to owner.
Market trends The market for fixed line telephony remains competitive, with an ongoing downward pressure on the retail price of calls.
Levels of national satisfaction in France have followed a similar downward trajectory - from 44% in 2003 to just 20% today.
Set a firm, downward trend in under 16 conception rates by 2010.
Rotation of the box round CC is prevented by downward pressure of the spring Z on a projection attached to the side of the box.
At Kut-el-Amara, approximately half way from Bagdad to Korna, the bed of the Tigris is higher than that of the Euphrates, and accordingly from this point downward its waters flow into the Euphrates and not vice versa.
The strong downward tendency of prices made a reduction of wages imperative; but the labouring classes failed to recognize any such necessity, and strongly resented any reductions proposed by employers.
Penetrating the peninsula, and advancing like a glacier or half-liquid stream of mud, they occupied the valley of the P0, and moved slowly downward through the centre of the country.
Any attempt to interfere with these directions, by placing the seedlings in abnormal positions, is frustrated by the seedlings themselves, which change their direction of growth by bringing about curvatures of the different parts of their axes, so that the root soon grows vertically downward again and the stem in the opposite direction.
One of these steamers was lost in a squall during the passage down the river near el- `Irsi, but the other performed the voyage in safety and thus demonstrated the practicability of the downward navigation.
The valley is always broad, and especially from Warwick downward, through the Vale of Evesham, the scenery is very beautiful, the rich valley being flanked by the bold Cotteswold Hills on the south and by the wooded slopes of the Arden district of Warwickshire on the north.
And again if a piece of steel is weighed in a delicate balance before and after magnetization, no change whatever in its weight can be detected; there is consequently no upward or downward resultant force due to magnetization; the contrary parallel forces acting upon the poles of the magnet are equal, constituting a couple, which may tend to turn the body, but not to propel it.
From King's Cross downward the banks were so steep and high that the stream was called Scale Mile n aokney Htti hburJ ' "' e?I b r?_ Ba r r ????
The stock is headed off by an oblique transverse cut as shown at a, a slice is then pared off the side as at b, and on the face of this a tongue or notch is made, the cut being in a downward direction; the scion c is pared off in a similar way by a single clean sharp cut, and this is notched or tongued in the opposite direction as the figure indicates; the two are then fitted together as shown at d, so that the inner bark of each may come in contact at least on one side, and then tied round with damp soft bast as at e; next some grafting clay is taken on the forefinger and pushed down on each side so as to fill out the space between the top of the stock and the graft, and a portion is also rubbed over the ligatures on the side where the graft is placed, a handful of the clay is then taken, flattened out, and rolled closely round the whole point of junction, being finished off to a tapering form both above and below, as shown by the dotted line f.
The wing is so constructed that the posterior margin yields freely in a downward direction during the up stroke, while it yields comparatively little in an upward direction during the down stroke; and this is a distinguishing feature, as the wing is thus made to fold and elude the air more or less completely during the up stroke, whereas it is made to expand and seize the air with avidity during the down stroke.
Susie's ears had an unusual fold in the middle so they basically pointed downward.
His hands were symmetrically placed on the green silk quilt, the palms downward.
The downward revision actually strengthens the case that 5.5 million to six million Jews died in the Holocaust, said Breitbart.
The bast is a thin layer formed of tiny channels which carry sugar sap downward from the leaves into the roots.
Negative Skewness A downward movement is more likely than an upward one.
They were doomed to the downward spiral into oblivion as surely as the unreformed alcoholic.
The style is bent downward and the stigmatic arms are closed.
Note the subway entrance beyond the canopy struts, which now has a downward sloping roof.
The ball was whipped in toward the far post where Lyndon Tomkins met it with a firm thumping downward header.
There does not appear to be any downward trend in smoking prevalence in men or women in the region.
From high in the air, with a wail of despair, She fell in a downward direction.
Traditional mulching blades drag the grass downward, making it a lot harder to cut away cleanly.
The body of a cat is typically light and limber, so while it falls with its four legs extended downward and out, the air hits upward at the cat's stomach and torso.
The moment meaningful communication collapses, marriages enter a downward spiral from which it's difficult to recover.
The petals point downward and the center forms a crown.
Those with shades that force the light in a downward direction are good for dens and living rooms where additional light is needed.
In the summer, the fan spins forward (counter-clockwise), which forces the air downward, giving you the cooling breeze effect.
Apply the foundation in downward strokes, not circles, to avoid lifting and accentuating any small hairs on the face (everyone has them!) when you're using a liquid or cream formula.
Since the cheeks should be sunken in and the eye sockets should be empty, you'll use black surrounding the eyes (follow your eye sockets in a circular motion for guidance) and underneath the cheekbones, blended downward.
Using a slanted brush if you have one (if you don't, your regular blush brush will be fine), apply bronzer below your cheekbones and blend downward.
Apply the mascara to the top of your lashes, starting at the root and working downward.
Relax the face, and from approximately eight or nine inches away from the face mist the foundation in small circles starting with the forehead and working downward.
Starting with the forehead gently apply and smooth the product in small, even, downward motions or semi-circles until blended.
Gently dab the foundation brush into the product, and starting with the forehead, apply with downward brush strokes.
Hooded eyelids also tend to drag the eyes downward, sometimes creating a closed and sagging appearance.
Finish either method by lining the bottom lashes with the darkest color and then use a light-medium color to blend those edges downward.
Spray the foundation lightly across your face, starting from the top and moving downward toward your neck.
To minimize the appearance of double chins, pose the subject leaning slightly forward and photograph them at a downward angle.
Look for shelves with an upturned edge or shallow trays, which can be hung tilted downward without paper sliding off.
Many people start at the bottom and work the muscles systematically upward while others prefer starting at the top of the body and working downward.
They are often used in formal weddings and consist of a central arrangement that has flowers aggregating downward to give the appearance of a cascade - and hence the name.
When they were two and four, my downward spiral took hold.
Instead of making healthy choices, problems arise on big and small levels that spiral downward.
If you're using a heart cutter, this would be the end with the rounded edges with the point facing downward.
These strong opinions have opened him to ridicule by many of his contemporaries and fans, leading many to wonder if his consistently high box office draws will continue or if he is on a downward swing to one amazing career.
Dano Plato, who played Kimberly Drummond, fell into a downward spiral of drug abuse that ended in her death in 1999, the result of a drug overdose.
Britney fans still fiercely defend her, which is more than can be said for most stars whose lives are on a steady downward spiral.
His downward spiral removed him from the acting world for a number of years and in 2001 he was the subject of an E!
Two years after Altered States, Barrymore took on the role that was the catalyst for her acting career and her downward spiral into booze and drugs.
Twiggy set in motion a persistent downward spiral in celebrity clothing sizes.
Put your dog's collar and leash on him, and make him lie down on the floor with a slow and steady downward pull of the leash.
Sometimes this begins below and spreads upward, but it generally begins above and spreads downward, the plant rotting off at the neck.
Downlights are placed above an area or object with the light aimed downward.
The former represents a slide upward while the latter represents a slide downward.
You'll still be able to see to shoot, though; they only block your downward vision.
Look downward, and with your least dominant hand, you will need to hold back your top eyelid, and with the index or middle finger of your dominant hand you will need to gently slide the lens to the corner of your eye.
They also feature Flex2Fit adjustable temples that allow you to bend the earpieces inward or downward for a secure and comfortable fit.
It has an open edge lens design that gives you the most from your downward view.
They offer UV protection, reduced glare, and they promise to be comfortable without inhibiting your downward or peripheral vision.
Every time you click on a valid series of tiles and double-click to signal the end of the word, those tiles disappear and the tiles above them shift downward, creating a new situation and a new challenge.
Shooting them in the head propels them downward, while shooting them in the tail rockets them skyward.
In this way, when you create other sets, those rubies above can fall downward, and help set you up for a trio of red gems, effectively turning the tiles beneath a gleaming gold.
Touch your puppy with the stylus and make quick downward motions.
While he's sitting, touch near his chest and make another downward motion.
Have your dog sit and then lay down, either with the tricks above or by touching and motioning downward with the stylus.
Yoga fans will find some familiar poses, like the downward facing dog, tree, and warrior.
Chances are about 50 percent that the wine has passed its prime and begun its downward slide.
This is a pleaser in the mouth with springy grapefruit and lime flavors augmented with soft grass and flint, which turns with downward embellishment of round buttery texture, with just the right nuance.
Additionally, wines fare best when stored on their side at a slight downward angle with the cork lower than the bottom of the bottle.
Hats for French fashion dolls look best when sitting tipped downward placed forward on the doll's head or set on an angle.
The awe-inspiring Mogollon Rim brings the Colorado Plateau to a halt with an impressive and precipitous drop-off which plunges two thousand feet downward, from forested highland to arid Sonoran desert.
As the excess bilirubin builds up in the newborn, jaundice appears first in the face and upper body and progresses downward toward the toes.
They should look for it first in the face and upper body and if it progresses downward this means the concentration is getting too high and it is time to call the pediatrician.
The jaundice usually appears first on the face and progresses downward to the chest, abdomen, legs, and feet.
These white blood cells also provoke more inflammation, continuing the downward spiral that marks untreated CF.
For this technique, the person with CF lies on a tilted surface with head downward, alternately on the stomach, back, or side, depending on the section of lung to be drained.
The fists are placed against the middle of the breastbone, and the motion of the chest thrust is in and downward, rather than upward.
The rescuer sits down and lays the infant along his or her fore-arm with the infant's face pointed toward the floor and tilted downward lower than the body.
Similarly, the plantar reflex occurs by placing a finger against the base of the neonate's toes and the toes curl downward to grasp the finger.
Prone-Lying on the stomach with the face downward.
Spina bifida occurs worldwide, but there has been a steady downward trend in occurrence rates since about 1940, particularly in regions of high prevalence.
The first visible sign of rubella is a fine red rash that begins on the face and rapidly moves downward to cover the whole body within 24 hours.
The public schools are already fraught with problems, and providing a downward extension to three- and four-year-olds is ill conceived.
If they feel their own life is spiraling downward and falling apart, they can seek help from many organizations that provide social, emotional, financial, and legal support for single-parent families.
The doctor will test the strength of the muscles by asking the child to lift his or her head, arms, or legs while the doctor gently pushes or presses downward.
True clubfoot is usually obvious at birth because a clubfoot has a typical appearance of pointing downward and being twisted inwards.
However, at birth, an affected foot usually turns inward and points downward.
As development progresses, they migrate downward through the groin and into the scrotum.
Also, in cases of suspected mechanical obstruction involving the gastrointestinal tract (from the small intestine downward) use of barium x rays are contraindicated, since they may contribute to the obstruction.
Unrelieved pain can become a syndrome in its own right and cause a downward spiral in a person's health and outlook.
Other strabismus conditions include hypertrophia, where the eyes turn upward, and hypotropia, where the eyes turn downward.
For reasons that are unclear as of 2004, part of the cerebellum is displaced downward into the spinal column.
Their nests are also made of a paper-like substance that opens downward, in a circular comb of cells.
It contains nerve cells, supporting cells, and long nerve fibers (axons) that connect to the brain and carry signals downward from the brain along descending pathways and upward to the brain along ascending pathways.
Ballroom samba appears to be smoother, more flowing, with a slight downward bounce during the moves.
Look in the mirror; grab a few strands of hair firmly between thumb and forefinger, point scissors downward and snip to desired length.
Be sure to face your dryer downward to encourage a sleeker finish.
Shift direction slightly and go at a diagonal, still downward to avoid ingrown hair.
Depending on the desired length, the downward angle from the nape to the front can be moderate or severe.
A depilatory cream should be applied on clean, dry skin, left on for the recommended amount of time and then wiped off with a towel in a downward motion, taking your hair with it.
On the other hand, if the index rate goes down, your monthly payment could go down, but not all ARMs adjust downward.
This downward trend started in the early 80s and is still continuing today.Home buyers in the 1990s were able to get mortgage rates in the 7-9 percent range.
Holding the end of the neck, pull it downward so that the creases fold.
A few days or weeks before labor begins, the baby settles down into your pelvis with his/her head pointing downward.
Hold the test by the thumb grip and place the absorbent tip downward.
The feet remain together and point downward, maintaining synchronous movement.
This type of neckline draws the eye downward and helps one's figure look longer.
On most handkerchief halters, the top "floats" from the bust downward to fall into a handkerchief-style hem, either asymmetrically or pointing straight downward.
The agitator end gets inserted into whatever recipe is being made and when it's turned on, the force created by the agitator pulls the food downward where it is blended smooth.
Fixed signs represent a downward energy.
So the adaptable and horizontal nature of water is also matched with a downward energy.
The fixed signs of the zodiac result in an energy that moves downward towards the earth.
Harsh environmental factors can lead a Pisces into a downward spiral, particularly when these factors are introduced from birth and onward.
In a past life regression, once deep relaxation is accomplished the therapist will guide you through a place that has a downward movement.
Heels in general make the legs appear longer by tilting the foot downward and lifting the heels.
Before his return to the show, it was believed that Dennis' father was killed by order of rival mob boss Jack Dalton. 14 years had passed (on the show) and Den mysteriously reappeared, sending Dennis into a downward spiral.
The most common belly button piercing extends from the top lip of the navel downward.
As a beginner, you'll want to look for yoga videos and DVDs that provide lengthy explanations of Child's Pose, Downward Facing Dog, Cobra Pose, and other popular introductory yoga poses.
Downward Facing Dog, also known as Adho Mukha Svanasana, is both a transitional and a resting pose.
For example, the instructor might encourage the children to meow during the Cat Pose or bark like a dog while performing the Downward Facing Dog.
You can even slip into Downward Facing Dog Pose with a chair to hold on to!
Take a deep breath, get into the downward facing dog position and feel your stresses eased away.
Downward Facing Dog Pose is often most difficult for students who have limited shoulder and hamstring flexibility.
Avanti Capris are also made of cotton and polyester, and are a good basic pant for anything from Downward Dog to going jogging.
The car's shape creates a downward force that does not rely upon traditional sources such as spoilers or (despite the name) wings.
Your wrists should point inward and downward.
These covers are angled downward and cover all of the gutter except for a small area near the front.
As you use the squeegee, make sure the water flows downward by ensuring the bottom edge of the squeegee points in the direction you want the water to go.
Inches will be lost before you will notice the scale creeping downward.
Turn your right hand, still in the loose fist extended in front of you, so the palm faces downward.
Exhale as you perform the work of lifting the weight and inhale as you perform the downward, or "rest," phase of the exercise.
You can also reverse this exercise by placing your palm downward and lifting your hand up while grasping an item in your hand.
If you like yoga, the downward facing dog pose may cause a considerable amount of strain on an unstable shoulder.
Some experts suggest that you cock your wrists downward and point your thumbs towards the biceps.
Place your arms flat on the floor next to your body, palms downward.
Rebounding differs from traditional mini-trampoline exercise, in that the movements emphasize the downward, as opposed to the upward phase of the jump.
It features yoga moves, like downward facing dog, and some milder forms of plyometrics.
As you press your leg downward against the pedal, your quads activate to extend your knee and your hamstrings to help you perform this movement with control.
During this transition between the upward and downward movements, you engage your calves as you press the ball of your foot against the pedal and raise your heel.
They help the straps combat the downward pull of the breast tissue.
As the eye travels downward, sheer cut-outs appear like butterflies along the lower torso, and continue down at regular intervals to the hip.
Released in 1995, NIN's second full-length release, The Downward Spiral, was widely anticipated as NIN's underground following had grown in the 3-year gap since the last two EPs.
The lavishly packaged The Downward Spiral was a delicately produced concept album, bearing a refined and more original sound for NIN, and is still widely considered to be the bands best album.
Even the difficult-listening Downward Spiral remix album, Further Down The Spiral, sold hugely.
After coming out of the Downward Spiral tour, Reznor disappeared from the public eye, leading to speculation of the bands future.
The Batman melody that is expected is nestled into the undertones, climbing dramatically upwards into the crescendo and falling gently downward, back into the flow.
His eyes searched toward the spot where he'd last seen the white vehicle speeding downward.
He followed the gouged earth where the vehicle had ripped its path downward.
With his hands free, he unfastened the larger flashlight and pointed it downward, trying to find a path level enough to search further, now absent the security of the totally expended rope.
A tow truck had already arrived and its flashing lights competed with a half dozen others while at least a dozen people moved about, with most of their activity directed downward.
The tall trees were draped in a white robe that had drifted to the earth, not snarled their way downward like the wind driven Eastern storms where snow was a dirty word, not the magical hush that mother nature bestowed on the mountains of the west.
Finding their comrades did not return, Irala and his companions determined to descend the river, and on their downward journey opposite the mouth of the river Pilcomayo, finding a suitable site for colonizing, they founded (1536) what proved to be the first permanent Spanish settlement in the interior of South America, the future city of Asuncion (15th August 1536).
The whole region is underlain by nearly horizontal and undisturbed rocks of the Palaeozoic from the Devonian downward.
Growth in length is mainly in a vertical direction, or at least at the ends of the shoots; and this should be encouraged, in the case of a timber tree, or of a climbing plant which it is desired should cover a wall quickly; but where flowers or fruit are specially desired, then, when the wood required is formed, the lateral shoots may often be trained more or less downward to induce fertility.
The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated downward with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.
Immediately beyond the forest, on a downward slope, lay a field of spring rye.
With a strapless, attention is focused squarely on the slender shoulders and collarbone, while the A-line shape will continue to draw attention downward.