Drained sentence example
He tipped the glass up and drained it.
She was drained but more confident in her ability to use it.
Gabriel drained the bowl of water and placed the souls in his pocket.
But the deepest ponds are not so deep in proportion to their area as most suppose, and, if drained, would not leave very remarkable valleys.
Fred drained his glass and stacked it in the dishwasher.Advertisement
She was exhausted and drained.
Leopold, among other useful works, drained the Val di Chiana, and restored those fertile upland plains to agriculture.
As embankments have to support the weight of heavy trains, they must be uniformly firm and well drained, and before the line is fully opened for traffic they must be allowed time to consolidate, a process which is helped by running construction or mineral trains over them.
He felt so empty and drained; he didn't know what to think.
She battled a wave of panic and felt drained as the feeling abated.Advertisement
The color drained from her face a moment before she panicked.
A small area in the north-eastern corner of the state is drained northward by the Tennessee and the Hatchie.
Yully moved away from him, holding out her arms as she drained the surrounding area of magic.
At once, her body felt energized where she'd been drained before.
Suddenly all the fun drained out of teasing him.Advertisement
He couldn't control the surge of adrenaline he experienced whenever he thought of sinking his teeth into his father's neck and draining his life from him, the way his father drained his mother's life.
The entire plateau area is drained by the Ohio river and its tributaries.
The northern slope of this great plateau is drained by the AraguayaTocantins, Xingu, Tapajos and Guapore-Mamore-Madeira, which flow northward, and, except the first, empty into the Amazon; the southern slope drains southward through a multitude of streams flowing into the Parana and Paraguay.
Care should be taken in planting to select a spot somewhat elevated and well drained.
The marshes have been drained, and a pumping station erected near Castel Fusano.Advertisement
They are drained and in large part enclosed by the North (or Belle Fourche) and South forks of the Cheyenne river (at whose junction a fur-trading post was established about 1830); and are surrounded by semi-arid, alkaline plains lying 3000 to 3500 ft.
On rich loams and the alluvial soils of river-valleys, when well drained, the tree attains a large size, often rivalling the giant oaks of Europe; trunks of 3 or 4 ft.
He also defended the rights of the commoners of Ely threatened by the "adventurers" who had drained the Great Level, and he was nicknamed afterwards by a royalist newspaper "Lord of the Fens."
It is drained by the Doce, Mucury, Jequitinhonha and Pardo, which have their sources on the eastern slopes of the Espinhago and cut their way through the Aymores to the sea.
The nation hardly came into existence till China and India had passed their prime, and remained secluded and free from the continual struggle against barbarian invaders, which drained the energies of its neighbours.Advertisement
For the pear orchard a warm situation is very desirable, with a soil deep, substantial, and thoroughly drained.
The silver fir flourishes in a deep loamy soil, and will grow even upon stiff clay, when well drained - a situation in which few conifers will succeed.
The till plains of north-western Ohio are drained chiefly by the Maumee and Sandusky rivers, with their tributaries, and the average fall of the Maumee is only 1.1 ft.
The reclaimed territory is level and excellently drained.
The low lands of the South are being drained partly by the state and partly by private companies.
The spent lye of the washing being drained off, the soap is now " boiled for strength."
The mangrove swamps at the north-west end of the harbour have been drained and partially built over.
The Nagpur country, drained by the Wardha and Wainganga rivers, contains towards the west the shallow black soil in which autumn crops like cotton and the large millet, juar, which do not require excessive moisture, can be successfully cultivated.
The bluff lands are simply old alluvium now well drained and above all floods.
The " buckshot clays " of the backlands, which are so stiff that they can scarcely be ploughed until flooded and softened, and are remarkably retentive of moisture, are ideal rice soil; but none of the alluvial lands has an underlying hardpan, and they cannot as a rule be drained sufficiently to make the use of heavy harvesting machinery possible.
The lamb thus drained of blood was to be roasted and entirely consumed by the Israelites, who should be ready with loins girded, shoes on feet and staff in hand so as to be prepared for the exodus.
The commercial greatness of Cardiff is due to the vast coal and iron deposits of the country drained by the Taff and Rhymney, between whose outlets the town is situated.
A few rivers in the south drain into the Mississippi through Iowa, while a smaller area in the extreme north is drained through the Lake of the Woods and Rainy Lake into Hudson Bay.
This lake drained southward into the Gulf of Mexico via the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers, until the ice sheet which had prevented its natural drainage to the north had melted sufficiently to allow it to be drained off into Hudson Bay by way of the Nelson River.
Large areas of swamp lands in the central and north central parts of the state once counted non-arable have been drained and reclaimed.
Formerly filled with alpine lakes, these valleys are now sheeted with flat alluvial soil and occupied by human settlements, and are drained by rivers which flow along them before they make their way to the north through narrow gorges pierced in the mountain-walls.
Drinking clubs met to drink off matches, the winner being he who drained his cup most rapidly.
As soon as two-thirds of the lead has separated in the form of crystals, the steam is shut off and the liquid lead drained off through the two spouts into the moulds.
The western part of this plain is drained by the Uruguay and its tributaries, which places it within the river Plate (La Plata) basin.
Outside the two great river systems of the Amazon and river Plate (Rio de la Plata), which are treated under their respective titles, the rivers of Brazil are limited to the numerous small streams and three or four large rivers which flow eastward from the plateau regions directly into the Atlantic. The Amazon system covers the entire north-western part of the republic, the state of Amazonas, nearly the whole of Para and the greater part of Matto Grosso being drained by this great river and its tributaries.
Geographically it belongs to the Amazon basin, as its western and southern slopes are drained by tributaries of that great river.
The approach of foreign traders was prohibited, while the regalities reserved by the crown drained the country of a great proportion of its wealth.
The same infatuated passion for mining speculation which had characterized the Spanish settlers in South America now began to actuate the Portuguese; labourers and capital were drained off to the mining districts, and Brazil, which had hitherto in great measure supplied Europe with sugar, sank before the competition of the English and French.
So strong was the natural position of Paraguay, however, and so complete the subjection of its inhabitants to the will of the dictator, that it was not until the year 1870, after the republic had been completely drained of its manhood and resources, that the long war was terminated by the capture and death of Lopez with his last handful of men by the pursuing Brazilians.
In 1763 the first North Bridge, connecting the Old Town with the sloping ground on which afterwards stood the Register House and the theatre in Shakespeare Square, was opened; a little later the Nor' Loch was partially drained, and the bridging of the Cowgate in 1785 encouraged expansion southwards.
The earth and debris from the excavation of the sites for the houses in this and adjoining streets had been " dumped " in the centre of the drained Nor' Loch.
It stands on undulating and easily drained ground, upon a bed of sandstone rock, on a peninsula jutting into one of the deepest, safest and most beautiful harbours in the world; and in addition it lies in the centre of a great carboniferous area.
In the same way the Kentei (or Gentei) Mountains, as they are called, to the north of Urga, and the Yablonoi Mountains of Transbaikalia, separate the higher terrace of north-west Mongolia (drained by the tributaries of the Selenga) from the lower terrace of the Gobi, which is drained by the upper tributaries of the Onon and the Kerulen, both belonging to the basin of the Amur.
A wave of military enthusiasm arose throughout the empire, and as the formation of a seventh division practically drained the mother-country of trained men, a scheme for the employment of amateur soldiers was formulated, resulting in the despatch of Imperial Yeomanry and Volunteer contingents, which proved one of the most striking features of the South African campaign.
Abel, the cotton is ground into a pulp, a process which greatly facilitates the complete removal of acids, &c. This pulp is finally drained, and is then either compressed,while still moist, into slabs or blocks when required for blasting purposes, or it is dried when required for the manufacture of propellants.
If the abscess be deeply situated in some tissue and not able to open on to a free surface so allowing the contents to be drained off, the phagocytic cells play a very prominent part in the resolution of the abscess.
Moorfields was drained and laid out in walks in Elizabeth's reign.
Ben Jonson places one of the scenes of Every Man in his Humour in Moorfields, which at the time he wrote the play had, as stated above, lately been drained and laid out in walks.
Directly work is suspended the glass remaining in the crucibles is ladled into water, drained and dried.
The great engineering works by means of which the marshes were drained and the overflow of the rivers regulated by canals went back to Sumerian times, like a considerable part of later Babylonian religion and the beginnings of Babylonian law.
It had been drained of both wealth and fighting population; the devastated provinces of Elam and Babylonia could yield nothing with which to supply the needs of the imperial exchequer, and it was difficult to find sufficient troops even to garrison the conquered populations.
Hence the sudden collapse of Assyria when drained of its fighting population in the age of Assur-bani-pal.
Lime is a base and neutralizes the acid materials present in badly drained meadows and boggy pastures.
Tobacco soils should be well drained and contain a Iarge percentage of humus.
Hamd and the extent of the area drained by its tributaries was for the first time brought to light.
It stands on the eastern edge of the Syrian desert, on the north-eastern shore of a deep depression, formerly a sea, the Assyrium Stagnum of the old geographers, but in latter years drained and turned into gardens for the town.
The forests drained by the Maranon, Huallaga and Ucayali form the northern portion of the Peruvian montana.
The famous "lakes" in the southern part of the field were artificial ponds, which have long since been drained.
The exchequer being drained by the payment of 10,000 pieces of gold to buy off the Gauls who had invaded their territories about 279 B.C., and by the imposition of an annual tribute which was ultimately raised to 80 talents, they were compelled to exact a toll on all the ships which passed the Bosporus - a measure which the Rhodians resented and avenged by a war, wherein the Byzantines were defeated.
The table-land consists of a series of fertile plains, of varying size and elevation separated from each other by upland tracts or mountains, and it is drained almost entirely by the river Iris (Yeshil Irmak) and its numerous tributaries, the largest of which are the Scylax (Tchekerek Irmak) with many affluents and the Lycus (Kalkid Irmak), all three rising in the highlands near, or on, the frontier of Armenia Minor and flowing first in a westerly and then in a north-westerly direction to merge their waters in a joint stream, which (under the name of the Iris) pierces the mountain-wall and emerges on the east of Amisus (Samsun).
The finances were squandered in gratifying the king's unbridled prodigality, and the treasury was drained by his luxurious habits, by the innumerable gifts and pensions he distributed among his mistresses and courtiers, by his war expenses and by his magnificent buildings.
It is drained by the Amacusac river, a northern tributary of the Mescala, or Balsas.
Curius Dentatus, who in 272 B.C. first opened an artificial channel by which the greater part of the Lacus Velinus in the valley below Reate was drained.
Hence the regulation of the zerethra or subterranean conduits which drained away the overflow southward was a matter of vital importance both to Tegea and to Mantineia, and a cause of frequent quarrels.
The marshes at the mouths of the Seybuse and Bujema rivers, which enter the sea to the south of Bona, have been drained by a system of canals, to the improvement of the sanitary condition of the town, which has the further advantage of an abundant water supply obtained from the Edugh hills.
In some anthracite collieries in America the small coal or culm and other waste are washed into the exhausted workings by water which gives a compact mass filling the excavation when the water has drained away.
The rest of the state is drained S.E.
The Rio Grande and its principal tributary, the Pecos, drain narrow basins in the S.W.; these two rivers and the Canadian river rise in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and New Mexico, but all the other rivers by which the state is drained rise within its borders.
The timber trees found towards the interior, and on the higher elevations, are of great size and beauty, the most valuable being teak (Tectona grandis), then-gan (Hopea odorata), ka-gnyeng (Dipterocarpus laevis), &c. The coast-line of the district, off which lies an archipelago of two hundred and seven islands, is much broken, and for several miles inland is very little raised above sea-level, and is drained by numerous muddy tidal creeks.
Two large tributaries from the N., the Afrin and Kara Su, here reach it through the former Lake of Antioch, which is now drained through an artificial channel (Nahr al-Kowsit).
The government is drained by the Don and its tributaries, of which the Donets, Chir and Mius enter from the right and the Khoper and Medvyeditsa from the left.
Mexico was formerly one of the worst drained large cities of the New World, its subsoil being permanently saturated and its artificial drainage being through open ditches into the San Lazaro Canal which nominally discharged into Lake Texcoco.
The plateau of Odenpah, drained by tributaries of the Embach river, which flows for 93 m.
The government is drained by the Dnieper, which flows along the frontier for 180 m., and by two minor streams, the Molochnaya and Berda.
Though, thanks to the overlaying porous pumice, the Taupo plateau is not fertile, it has a good rainfall and is drained by unfailing rivers running through deep terraced ravines.
A portion of the Puget Sound Basin and a portion of the Coast range are drained by the Chehalis river, which has cut a channel through the Coast range and discharges into Gray's Harbour.
Captain George Vancouver (1758-1798), in charge of a British exploring expedition then engaged in mapping the coast (1792-1794), was sceptical of the existence of the river, but Captain Gray, undiscouraged, persisted in the search and on the 11th of May 1792 anchored in the river which he named Columbia in honour of his ship. The later claim of the United States to all the territory drained by the river was based chiefly upon this discovery by Captain Gray, who had succeeded where Spanish and British had failed.
The main range of the Rocky Mountains separates that part which is drained west into the'Columbia river and the Pacific Ocean from that which is drained east into the Missouri and Mississippi rivers and the Gulf of Mexico, and from a very small part which is drained north-east into Hudson Bay; the water-parting which in Montana separates the drainage into Hudson Bay from the drainage into the Gulf of Mexico crosses only the north-west region of Teton county.
Augustus pawned and sold large districts of Saxon territory, while he drained the electorate of both men and money.
Many smaller lakes, however, contain them, and they are also found in peat moors on the sites of ancient lakes now drained or silted up, as at Laibach in Carniola.
It is fed by the Gyle and numerous burns, and drained by the Achray to Loch Achray and thence by the Black Avon to Loch Vennacher.
From Pegwell Bay south to a point near Deal the coast is flat, and the drained marshes or levels of the lower Stour extend to the west; but thence the coast rises again into chalk cliffs, the eastward termination of the North Downs, the famous white cliffs which form the nearest point of England to continental Europe, overlooking the Strait of Dover.
The marsh, drained by many channels, seldom rises over a dozen feet above sea-level.
It lies in a flat agricultural fen district, drained by numerous cuts, some of which are navigable.
To the west a rich tract, still known as Soham Mere, marks the place of one of the many wide and shallow sheets of water in the district now drained.
The draining of the marshes around Pinsk was begun by the government in 1872, and by 1897 8,000,000 acres had been drained at an average cost of 3s.
The soil in which tulips are propagated should be sandy, free working and thoroughly drained.
The Lago di Fondi, which lies in the middle of the plain, and the partially drained marshes surrounding it, compelled the ancient Via Appia, followed by the modern road, to make a considerable detour.
That on the Chesapeake side is drained chiefly by the Pocomoke, Nanticoke, Choptank and Chester rivers, together with their numerous branches, the general direction of all of which is south-west.
In general the soil is extremely fertile, and where it is naturally drained a rich vegetation of fern and flax occurs.
The European wars of the French revolutionary period interfered with the traffic with Spain, and so relaxed the bonds of a commercial system which hampered the manufactures of Mexico and drained away its wealth.
A constitution on the French imperial pattern granted by the king remained practically inoperative, an arbitrary bureaucratic regime was instituted, the finances were from the beginning in a hopeless condition, and the country was drained of men and money for Napoleon's wars.
The site of the town, formerly a swamp, has been thoroughly drained.
In the north-east (New York and Pennsylvania) the higher parts of the plateau are drained by the Delaware and Susquehanna rivers directly to the Atlantic; farther west and south-west, the plateau is drained to the Ohio rrver and its branches.
South Park, directly west of Pikes Peak, is one of the highest basins (nearly 10,000 ft.), and gains its name from the scattered, park-like growth of large pine trees; it is drained chiefly by the South Platte river (Missouri-Mississippi system), through a deep gorge in the dissected mass of the plateau-like Front Range.
Several smaller basins occur in Montana, all somewhat dissected and drained through narrow gorges and canyons by members of the Missouri system.
Only a small part of the Basin Range province is drained to the sea.
The great central area of Canada is drained towards Hudson Bay, but its two largest rivers have separate watersheds, the Mackenzie flowing north-west to the Arctic Ocean and the St Lawrence north-east towards the Atlantic, the one to the south-west and the other to the south-east of the Archean protaxis.
All of these are rapid and shallow, affording navigation only for canoes; but the largest of them, Nelson river, drains the great Manitoban lakes, Winnipeg, Winnipegosis and Manitoba, which are frequented by steamers, and receive the waters of Lake-of-the-Woods, Lake Seul and many others emptying into Winnipeg river from Ontario; of Red river coming in from the United States to the south; and of the southern parts of the Rocky Mountains and the western prairie provinces drained by the great Saskatchewan river.
The northern part of Alberta and Saskatchewan and much of northern British Columbia are drained through the Athabasca and Peace rivers, first north-eastwards towards Athabasca Lake, then north through Slave river to Great Slave Lake, and finally north-west through Mackenzie river to the Arctic Ocean.
The freezing of the soil in winter, which at first sight seems a drawback, retains the soluble nitrates which might otherwise be drained out.
Meanwhile the republic, which had for many years drained Canada of hundreds of thousands of artisans to work its factories, steadily declined to consider any suggestion for improving trade relations between the two countries.
Pus being found, the abscess should be freely opened and drained.
Abscess in the gall-bladder being suspected, an incision should be made down to it, and, its covering having been stitched to the abdominal wall, the gall-bladder should be opened and drained.
The Cumberland Plateau region is drained to the W.N.W.
Chromium trioxide, Cr03, is obtained by adding concentrated sulphuric acid to a cold saturated solution of potassium bichromate, when it separates in long red needles; the mother liquor is drained off and the crystals are washed with concentrated nitric acid, the excess of which is removed by means of a current of dry air.
It drains the county and is itself drained by the Leven.
In view of historical and geographical facts there is much to be said for applying the name Mesopotamia to the country drained by the Khabur, the Belikh, and the part of the Euphrates connected therewith.
The Pocono plateau, nearly all of the central and south-east provinces and the north-east portion of the Alleghany plateau are drained by the Susquehanna and Delaware river-systems into the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays; the greater part of the Alleghany plateau is drained by the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers into the Ohio river; the extreme southern portion of the central province and the extreme western portion of the south-east province are drained by tributaries of the Potomac; the Erie plain is drained by short streams into Lake Erie; and a very small section of the Alleghany plateau, in the northern part of Potter county, is drained by the Genesee river into Lake Ontario.
The north-west and north-east sections contain some glacial drift but the soil in these parts is not suitable for cultivation except in the larger valleys in the north-west where it is drained by glacial gravel or there is some sandy loam mixed with clay.
The city is level and well drained, and has a good water-supply system.
Inside the ramparts the town lies rather cramped, with narrow, crooked streets, badly drained and dirty; the houses are generally built of dark grey volcanic stone with flat roofs, the general aspect, owing to the absence of trees, being somewhat gloomy.
The whole of the lakes to the north of the former Y, including the famous Purmer and Beemster lakes, and the Wieringerwaard and Zype sea-polders, were drained in the beginning of the 17th century; but the Waard-en-Groet, the Anna Paulowna and the Koegras sea-polders to the north of these, were only added to the mainland in the first half of the 19th century.
The Y, which was formerly an inlet of the Zuider Zee, was drained, and the North Sea ship canal was formed in its stead (1865-1876), and carried through the dunes to Ymuiden.
Of the drained lakes south of the former Y, the most important is the Haarlem Lake.
A range of low hills affords shelter on the west and south-west; but on every other side there are drained, though still unhealthy, marshes, stretching away to meet the central Walachian plains.
His constant obligations to the emperor drained Brandenburg of money which might have been employed more profitably at home, and prevented her sovereign from interfering in the politics of northern Europe.
Such soils properly drained and prepared are very suitable for orchards, and when the proportion of clay is smaller (20-30%) they form excellent garden soils, in which the better sort of fruit trees luxuriate.
When finished off, the pots should be watered well, to settle the soil; but they should stand till the water has well drained away, since, if they are moved about while the fresh soil is very wet, there will be a risk of its becoming puddled or too much consolidated.
Noble half-hardy bulbs, for planting near the front wall of a hothouse or greenhouse; the soil must be deep, rich and well drained.
The country mainly belongs to the basins of the Danube and the Main; by far the greater portion being drained by the former river, which, entering from Swabia as a navigable stream, traverses the entire breadth of the kingdom, with a winding course of 200 m., and receives in its passage the Iller, the Lech, the Isar and the Inn from the south, and the Naab, the Altmuhl and the WBrnitz from the north.
On the south and south-east the valley is bounded by two volcanoes, Lubuk Raja and Si Buwal Buwali, whence were derived the volcanic tuffs of the valley and of the plateau of Sipirok, with their lakes, which are drained by the Batang Toru and its affluents.
The bottom is in many parts the diluvium of lakes drained by the rivers.
The western division consists of low fen or clay soil and presents a monotonous expanse of rich meadow-land, carefully drained in regular lines of canals bordered by stunted willows, and dotted over with windmills, the sails of canal craft and the clumps of elm and poplar which surround each isolated farm-house.
To increase the reservoir capacity of the polder, as well as to conduct the water to the windmills or engines, it is intersected by a network of ditches cut at right angles to each other, the amount of ditching required being usually one-twelfth of the area to be drained.
Owing to the shrinkage of the soil in reclaimed lands, however, that is, lands which have been drained after fen or other reclamation, the sides of the polder are often higher than the middle, and it is necessary by means of small dams or sluices to make separate water-tight compartments (afpolderingen), each having its own unit of measurement.
In some deep polders and drained lands where the water cannot be brought to the required height at once, windmills are found at two or even three different levels.
Hatfield Chase, a portion of this tract south of Thorne, was partly drained by the Dutch engineer Vermuyden in the 17th century, and there were in the district numerous Dutch settlers.
In ancient, and probably pre-Roman, times this district was drained by an elaborate system of cuniculi, small drainage tunnels, about 5 ft.
The Pontine Marshes (q.v.) included in the latter division, were drained, according to the plan of Bolognini, by Pius VI., who restored the ancient Via Appia to traffic; but though they have returned to pasture and cultivation, their insalubrity is still notorious.
Almost the whole province belongs to the basin of the Rhine, but a small district in the north-west is drained by affiuents of the Meuse.
Tea that makes a dark, strong liquor is preferred - not that such liquor is used, but that the greatest possible quantity of tea-coloured water may be drained from the teapot by refilling it over and over again from the samovar.
It has been successfully employed in recently drained morasses, which are apt to become too dry in summer.
The extravagance of Frederick drained the resources of his state, but this was amply atoned for by the rigid economy of Frederick William I., who not only paid off the debts accumulated by his father, but amassed an enormous treasure.
It has narrow streets badly paved and drained, and made still more dirty and offensive by the surface drainage of the upper town.
The superfluous water from all the Delta canals is drained off, by bahrs (rivers) into the coast lakes.
The heathlands when sufficiently drained are prepared for cultivation by being cut into sods and burnt.
Lakes, though small, are numerous; the largest are the Arresii and the Esromso in Zealand, and the chain of lakes in the Himmelbjerg region, which are drained by the largest river in Denmark, the Gudenaa, which, however, has a course not exceeding 80 m.
He did much too for the economic development of Prussia, especially for agriculture; he established colonies, peopling them with immigrants, extended the canal system, drained and diked the great marshes of the Oderbruch, turning them into rich pasturage, encouraged the planting of fruit trees and of root crops; and, though in accordance with his ideas of discipline he maintained serfdom, he did much to lighten the burdens of the peasants.
Although his resources had been so completely drained that he had been forced to melt the silver in his palaces and to debase the coinage, his energy soon brought back the national prosperity.
Its surface is almost entirely mountainous, the only extensive plains being those formed by the valleys of the Danube and Maritza, and the basin of Thessaly drained by the Salambria (ancient Peneus).
The hilly country to the north of the Eppynt is mainly drained by the Irfon, which falls into the Wye near Builth.
They were once more numerous than they are now, but some have disappeared through natural causes and others have been drained.
The northern half is drained by rivers which run to the Black Sea; of these the eastern ones, Porsuk Su (Tembris or Tembrogius), Seidi Su (Parthenius), Bardakchi Tchai (Xerabates), and Bayat Tchai (Alandrus), join the Sangarius, while the western,2 Taushanly Tchai (Rhyndacus) and Simav Tchai (Macestus), meet and flow into the Propontis.
Great part of southern and western Phrygia is drained by the Maeander with its tributaries, Sandykly Tchai (Glaucus), Banaz Tchai, Kopli Su (Hippurius), and Tchuruk Su (Lycus); moreover, some upland plains on the south, especially the Dombai Ova (Aulocra), communicate by underground channels with the IVlaeander.
The plague devastated the badly drained towns, new diseases spread death, the fear of the Turks was permanent.
The drained crystals are dried and heated to redness in a reverberatory furnace; when " finished," the mass is of an impure white or light yellow colour and is sold as ordinary " soda-ash."
The mother-liquor, drained from the soda-crystals, on boiling down to dryness yields a very white, but low-strength soda-ash, as the soluble impurities of the original soda-ash are nearly all collected here; it is called " mother-alkali."
The Nan-shan ranges run through the centre of the province from south-west to northeast, and divide it into a northern portion, the greater part of which is drained by the Tsien-tang-kiang, and a southern portion which is chiefly occupied by the Ta-chi basin.
From the gorge of the Indus to that of the Brahmaputra, a distance of 1400 m., the Himalayas form an unbroken watershed, the northern flank of which is drained by the upper valleys of these two rivers; while the Sutlej, starting from the southern foot of the Kailas Peak, breaks through the watershed, dividing it into two very unequal portions, that to the north-west being the smaller.
It is also exposed to the dangerous Papagayos tornadoes, caused by the prevailing north-easterly winds meeting opposite currents from the Pacific. It is drained on the south by the San Juan river, which flows generally east by south to the Caribbean Sea.
A portion of this province in which weak rocks predominate gives an unusually broad valley region, known as the Valley of Virginia, drained by the Shenandoah river, and the headwaters of the James, Roanoke, New, and Holston rivers, which dissect the broad valley floor into gently rolling low hills.
Though nearly all its ancient abodes have been drained, and for its purposes sterilized these many years past, not a spring comes but it shows itself in small companies in the eastern counties of England, evidently seeking a breedingplace.
When it is found that the fibre separates readily from the woody shove " or core, the beets or small bundles are ready for removing from the dams. It is drained, and then spread, evenly and equally, over a grassy meadow to dry.
According to the legend, the emissarium of the Alban Lake was constructed in obedience to the Delphic oracle, which declared that, until it was drained, Veii could not be taken.
The Smaland highlands are drained to the Baltic and Cattegat by numerous rivers of less importance.
The north-eastern portion of the province is drained by the Eem, which falls into the Zuider Zee.
While the country was being drained of its best citizens, hordes of slaves were imported to fill the vacancies, especially into the southern provinces.'
This is one of the most elevated lacustrine basins in the world, and though it once drained eastward, now has no surface outlet.
The city is excellently drained, well-paved, well-lighted and furnished with an abundant supply of filtered water, while the cellar dwellings have given place to light and airy tenements, and Berlin justly claims to rank among the cleanest and healthiest capitals in Europe.
Drained of men and resources it was no longer able to make head against the Cimmerian and Scythian hordes who now poured over western Asia.
Flavoured syrups are made by adding flavouring matter to a simple syrup. For instance, syrupus aromaticus is prepared by adding certain quantities of orange and cinnamon water to simple syrup. Similarly, medicated syrups are prepared by adding medicaments to, or dissolving them in, the simple syrup. Golden syrup is the uncrystallizable fluid drained off in the process of obtaining refined crystallized sugar.
In order to get rid of this fluid, called " pasewa " or " pussewah," the opium is placed in a shallow earthen vessel tilted on one side, and the pussewah drained off.
Various geysers and cold and warm sulphur springs are found in the centre of the residency, and on a ridge of the Karang Mountain is the large crater-lake Dano, a great part of which was drained by the government in 1835 for rice cultivation.
After the washwater has been drained off, the ore is ready for the silver solvent.
Sheets of standing water are still numerous, and formerly almost every valley contained a single long narrow lake-basin; but some of these have been subdivided, drained or filled up by natural processes.
The primitive forests have been largely cleared, the primitive marshes have all been drained, and now the Weald Clay district is fairly well peopled and sprinkled with villages.
An attempt was made to remedy this state of things by the Public Health Amendment Act 1890, section 19, but the remedy so provided was very partial, and may be said to be confined to the case where two or more houses belonging to different owners are drained into a common drain laid under private land, and ultimately discharging into a sewer in a road or street.
By far the greater part of the high plateau district is drained by the Colorado river and its branches, the most important of which are the Green, Grand and San Juan, portions of whose courses lie in canyons of remarkable grandeur.
Courland is drained by nearly one hundred rivers, of which only three, the Dvina, the Aa and the Windau, are navigable.
To the south the tableland is higher and more broken, being drained by the Silva and Grande, among smaller rivers, the Grande being navigable in some parts by small craft.
The place was devastated by malaria in the middle ages, and did not recover until the Chiana valley was drained in the 18th century.
East of Bucharest, a chain of lagoons and partially drained marshes stretches inland for 45 m.
Superficially, each is a simple rolling plateau, much broken by erosion (though considerable undissected areas drained by underground channels remain), especially in the east, and dotted with hills; some of these are residual outliers of the eroded Mississippian limestones to the west, and others are the summits of an archaean topography above which sedimentary formations that now constitute the valley-floor about them were deposited and then eroded.
It is an undulating country, for the most part well drained, but swampy in its lowest portions.
The areas drained into the Mississippi outside the state through the St Francis, White and other minor streams are relatively small.
Until the post-Mesozoic uplift of the Rocky Mountain region the north-western portion of the state drained westward.
This flourishes especially in the valleys and in the now drained bed of the Lago Fucino.
This section of the government is drained by the Sary-su and Chu, the latter on the southern boundaryline.
Thus the figure and area of a surface watershed may not be coincident with that of the corresponding underground watershed; and the flow in any watercourse, especially from a small watershed, may, by reason of underground flow from or into other watersheds, be disproportionate to the area apparently drained by that watercourse.
In order to prevent a tendency to slip, due to sudden and partial changes of satura tion, the outer embankment should always be permeable, and well drained at the base except close to the puddle.
A waterlogged soil is impenetrable by air, and owing to the continuous process of evaporation and radiation, its temperature is much below that of drained soil.
The area drained by the lake covers, with the lake itself, 92,240 sq.
Quartz-mining has since very largely taken the place of placer-mining, but the two principal gold-producing districts are still that traversed by the Blue Mountains in the northeastern quarter and that drained by the Rogue river in the southwestern corner, a continuation of the California field.
It was in the prosecution of this trade that Captain Robert Gray (1755-1806), an American in the service of Boston merchants, discovered in 1792 the long-sought river of the West, which he named the Columbia, after his ship. By the discovery of this stream Gray gave to the United States a claim to the whole territory drained by its waters.
The ground on which it is built is for the most part gently rolling; originally some portions were swampy and others were marked by precipitous heights, but the swamps have been drained and filled and the heights rounded off.
Disagreements and disputes were continual, and the easy expedient of rewarding the officials of the Curia and increasing the papal revenue by "reserving" more and more benefices was met by repeated protests, such as that of the bishops and barons of England (the chief sufferers), headed by Robert Grosseteste of Lincoln, at the council of Lyons in 1245.2 The subject, indeed, frequently became one of national interest, on account of the alarming amount of specie which was thus drained away, and hence numerous enactments exist in regard to it by the various national governments.
The central and southern parts are drained by the Usutu and other tributaries of the Maputa; the northern region by the Komati and the Umbelozi.
The larger streams flow in a general south-westerly direction, and the greater part of the state is drained into the Ohio through the Wabash river and its tributaries.
Of these the White river is by far the most important, being second only to the Wabash itself in extent of territory drained.
Other portions of the state are drained by the Kankakee, a tributary of the Illinois, the St Joseph and its principal branch, the Elkhart, which flow north through the south-west corner of Michigan and empty into Lake Michigan; the St Mary's and another St Joseph, whose confluence forms the Maumee, which empties into Lake Erie; and the White Water, which drains a considerable portion of the south-west part of the state into the Ohio.
These had channels whereby fluids poured into the receptacles could be drained off.
At Gezer a pre-Semitic place of worship was found in which three such hearths stood together, and drained into a cave which may reasonably be supposed to have been regarded as the residence of the divinity.
In America, the French settlers in Canada and the English settlers on the Atlantic coast were falling to blows for the possession of the vast territories drained, by the Ohio and its tributaries.
The southern portion of the state is drained by several streams flowing across the Illinois boundary and finding their way eventually through other rivers into the Mississippi.
The lower section of the Don is subject to two annual floods, of which the earlier, known as the "cold water," is caused by the melting of the snow in the country of the Don Cossacks, and the later, or the "warm water," is due to the same process taking place in the region drained by the upper parts of the stream.
The country that is contained within these limits is drained by a single river, the Peneius, which, together with the water of its numerous confluents, passes into the sea through the Vale of Tempe.
The plain is drained by three rivers - Markarfljot, Thjorsa and Oelfusa - all of large volume, and numerous smaller streams. Towards the west there exist a number of warm springs.
The western part of the province is drained by the Bermejo, which flows southward into the closed lacustrine basin of Mendoza.
This last is continued without a break past the western end of Issyk-kul, being directly prolonged by the Alexander Mountains, although parted from them by the gorge of Buam or Bom, through which the Issyk-kul probably once drained.
It is drained by the Kyzyl-su, which, under the name of Vakhish, finally enters the Amu-darya.
The extreme southern portion of the state is drained by the Red River, which forms the greater part of the southern boundary, and by its tributaries, the North Fork, the Washita and the Kiamichi.
The central plain and its offshoots are drained by rivers to all the coasts, but chiefly eastward and westward, and the waterpartings in its midst are sometimes impossible to define.
The marshes of Syrmia are partially drained by the so-called "Canal of Probus," the one large artificial waterway in the country, said to have been cut by the Romans in the 3rd century.
Justice is administered, on the whole, with fairness and impartiality; but the taxation seems too heavy for the means of the people, indeed it is affirmed by trustworthy natives that the well-to-do classes are being gradually drained of their property.
It drains by the Avon Dhu to Loch Ard, which is drained in turn by the Laggan.
The plain towards the sea was too low to be properly drained and hence in rainy weather the streets were deep with mud and water.
In various parts of the west are small tracts of so-called gumbo " soil; they are due to the Pierre shale, are poorly drained and characteristically alkaline.
The area drained by the Douro and its tributaries is upwards of 37,500 sq.
North of the Ajanta hills the country is drained eastward by the Puma affluent of the Tapti and its tributaries.
The lake is formed in a deep hollow surrounded by limestone mountains, and is drained on the south by the Bistritza, a large river which flows S.E.
The Arhab district drained by the Wadi Kharid and Shibwan between Sana and the Jauf is covered with Himyaritic ruins, showing that the land formerly supported a large settled population where owing to the want of water cultivation is now impossible.
In most male batrachians the testes are drained by transverse canals which open into a longitudinal duct, which also receives the canals of the kidneys, so that this common duct conveys both sperma and urine.
The whole of the Appalachian Province of Tennessee and the southern portion of the Cumberland Plateau, the Highland Rim, and the Lowland Basin are drained southward and westward by the Tennessee river and its tributaries.
The valley of the Lower Tennessee is drained northward by the same river.
The northern portion of the Cumberland Plateau, Highland Rim, and Lowland Basin are drained northward and westward by the Cumberland river and its tributaries.
The western slope of the East Gulf Plains is drained directly into the Mississippi by several small streams.
Only an Oracle's blood was drained to force her to bind with her master.
Sofia, you said Czerno drained your blood?
Fred, rejuvenated, popped up to check his e-mails as soon as he felt he'd drained the well of intelligence the Deans had been holding back during his jury and jail departures.
He had nearly drained her of blood, but had been in such a rage he hadn't even paid attention.
I regenerate blood faster than it can be drained.
Since learning that Elisabeth regenerated blood faster than it could be drained, he didn't buy the protection theory anymore, and was convinced this was some kind of well-deserved penance.
The station chief almost lost a second Guardian Xander drained close to death and learned the hard lesson that the near-dead should never Travel.
Unable to focus on anything, Jessi found herself almost too drained to remember the name of the Guardian who approached her.
A diabetic patient with an open wound in his neck as a result of a surgically drained tooth abscess.
About 83 fathoms further west the Bog shaft is drained by the same adit " .
For example, the Appalachian coal deposits formed about 300 million years ago in a low-lying basin that was alternately flooded and drained.
On drained bogs, without pools of water, they become extinct.
Bring a large pan of acidulated water to a hard boil and add the drained celeriac.
Mix together with 100g cooked (canned is fine ), drained chickpeas.
Serve chilled, with small croutons of bread fried till crisp in olive oil, well drained and cooled.
Eventually he was drugged up enough for us to fly home where he spent a week in hospital having a huge back abscess drained.
Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor is a hardy evergreen perennial which forms a low mound to about 18 " in well drained soil.
When their substance is drained away, the peasantry will be afflicted by heavy exactions.
The drained blood left the hands the color of surgical gloves stuffed with cotton.
For a store cupboard hoummus, process a drained jar of artichoke hearts and a drained can of borlotti beans.
The world population is increasingly isolated in urban centers surrounded by hinterlands drained of the resources these centers demand.
They prefer a well drained humus rich soil in a sunny position or light shade.
It likes a fertile, humus rich, well drained soil and is happy in sun or partial shade.
The airspace between the panels and inner leaf was then drained and ventilated to the exterior  .
Add the chicken back into the wok, together with the chopped pineapple, the sliced ginger and the drained lentils.
Choose a well drained spot; neutral soil is best so add lime if your soil is acid.
Progress They drained the marsh that sought the land.
The monks drained much of the nearby marshes, which became a fertile farming area.
In the south, Holland is the fen country - drained marshland which is rich and fertile.
There is also an area of flat, low-lying marshland in the east, much of which has been drained for agricultural use.
Liquid feed can be drained off and is alive with with beneficial microbes.
Then add the honey, soya sauce and Stir-fry Chow Mein Sauce to the pan along with the drained noodles and pork.
Pour the egg and cheese mixture into the drained pasta and add the bacon.
To go with these we also prepared some finally chopped chives and drained a small jar of soft green or pink peppercorns.
The once plentiful energy was consumed and drained by the tireless fighting.
This has yielded a bouldery, acidic, imperfectly drained iron podzol type soil.
The liquid sodium potassium alloy has been drained from the cooling system and is awaiting decontamination.
However, Woods drained a 15-foot birdie putt at the final hole to seal his place in golf history.
Mix in ½ cup drained chopped roasted red peppers and ½ cup chopped fresh parsley.
The tank was emptied using a fuel retriever and then drained.
Rain falling into the ridge area will be drained away above the profiled sheeting.
Make sure the soil is not soggy or poorly drained.
These plants require a free draining soil - and this being a raised bed, it is really well drained.
Graham Crisp and John New The Wollaton sough This sough drained the same mines worked by Huntingdon Beaumont.
The top fields are well drained and have a typical acid grassland community including species such as tormentil, heath bedstraw and heath speedwell.
It was thoroughly well drained and had an abundant supply of water.
They cleared lands, built dams and drained swamps.
How to cook any kind of firm tofu 1 slab of firm tofu, drained.
The Levels were drained in recent centuries, starting in the 1620s, prompted by disastrous tsunami in 1607.
By 1650 it was rendered untenable, the huge defensive lake was drained, and the gatehouse was converted to residential accommodation.
To ensure wetlands are not lost or destroyed, regulations stipulate that any wetland drained or filled in must be replaced in kind.
The second wort was drained off from the mash and then boiled in the copper for four hours, exactly as the first wort.
The parallel valleys are drained by north-east and south-west flowing streams, those in the north-east being tributary to the Potomac, those farther south tributary to the Great Kanawha.
Malik, south by east of Ochrida, is drained by the Devol.
Most of the glaciers terminate at an altitude of 14,800-14,900 ft., but the small Cesar glacier, drained to the Hausberg valley, reaches to 14,450.
It stands in a barren, sandy basin of the great central plateau, drained by the Chambo, a tributary of the Pastaza, on the old road running southward from Quito into Peru, 9039 ft.
Thus the housing of the poor has been improved, though this difficult problem is yet far from solution; not the large towns only, but the larger villages also, are cleansed and drained; food has been submitted to inspection by skilled officers; water supplies have been undertaken on a vast scale; personal cleanliness has been encouraged, and with wonderful success efforts have been made to bring civilized Europe back from the effects of a long wave of Oriental asceticism, which in its neglect and contempt of the body led men to regard filth even as a virtue, to its pristine cleanliness under the Greeks and Romans.
In Etruscan and Roman times the Maremma was a populous and fertile coast plain, with considerable towns situated on the hills - Populonia, Russellae, Cosa, &c., and was drained by a complete system of subterranean canals which were brought to light by the excavations made in connexion with the railways passing through the district.
It is not defined by rock structure, but appears to result from the retrogressive erosion of the shorter Atlantic rivers, whereby the highlands, drained by much longer rivers, are undercut.
Pentstemons and phloxes, amongst others, succeed well in soil of this character, but the surface must be well drained; the former are rather apt to perish in winter in loamy soil, if at all close and heavy.
In the S.E., where the low, flat Coastal Plain is poorly drained, is the Great Dismal Swamp, a fresh-water marsh covering 700 sq.
They granted only half the subsidies asked from them, pleading that three summers more of such taxation as the cardinal demanded for his master would leave the realm drained of its last penny, and reduced to f all back on primitive forms of barter, clothes for victuals and bread for cheese, out of mere want of coin.
The chief river flowing towards the Atlantic is the Bidasoa, which rises near the Puerta de Maya, and after flowing southwards through the valley of Baztan takes a north-easterly course, and for a short distance above its outfall at Fuenterrabia constitutes the frontier between France and Spain (Guipuzcoa); by far the larger portion of Navarre is drained to the Mediterranean through the Ebro, which flows along the western frontier and crosses the extreme south of the province.
Something sweet, sugary, chocolatey, and filled with the apparent puss drained from cat tumors.
The dam was breached and the lake drained after the Civil War, as part of rendering the castle useless as a military stronghold.
Water drained away, could n't resist the temptation to dig.
Also note that peas do suffer from root rots, especially in overly wet or poorly drained soils.
Graham Crisp and John New The Wollaton Sough This sough drained the same mines worked by Huntingdon Beaumont.
Stir briefly until softened then add 4 x 300g cans drained butter beans and 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary and cook until heated through.
Grow in moist, fertile well drained soil in full sun will tolerate light shade.
What you wear to sleep can make all the difference between waking up refreshed and feeling drained in the morning.
Occasionally, incisions also cause an abscess to develop which must be drained and treated to prevent further infection as well.
Danger exists in managing water as a resource because aquifers may be drained faster than they can be replaced.
If used for irrigation, gray water should be drained into the soil, not sprayed into the soil.
Wetlands are transitional areas between deep water and drained uplands that provide home and shelter to fish, shellfish and migrating bird populations.
Line a colander with a paper towel and place chopped tomatoes in and leave until most of the liquid is drained.
When workers remain under constant chronic stress, they generally feel physically, mentally and emotionally exhausted and drained.
You can add carrots, or drained and dried spinach instead of the banana and the blueberries.
Do not salt or otherwise season the meat, and make sure any fat has been drained away.
The bulbs should be planted from September to January, about 4 inches deep and 2 to 4 inches apart, in light loamy soil thoroughly drained, with a due south aspect.
It is already naturalised in parts of Britain, and is just the plant for a wild garden, in light and well drained soils.
Give them soil which is well drained and a sunny, exposed place away from all protection, taking care so to place them in relation to surrounding objects that their stems cannot easily be hurt.
The best place for it is the rock garden in a sunny position, drained, with a good depth of soil, so that the plants may root strongly between the stones, the soil a good sandy loam, mixed with broken grit.
Himalayan Heather (Cassiope) - Tiny alpine bushes, thriving in peaty soil well drained, as they are all impatient of stagnant moisture about their roots, while absolute shade from the midday sun is also necessary.
For culture outdoors, choose a light loamy soil, thoroughly drained, and with a due south aspect; if backed by a wall or a greenhouse, so much the better.
The border should be well drained and a bed of light, rich, loamy soil, about 1 foot in depth, placed upon the drainage.
The soil should be light and rich, and rest on a dry bottom perfectly drained.
It is hardy, and succeeds in the rock garden, but the soil must be thoroughly drained, for though the plant requires abundance of water during growth, it suffers from stagnant moisture.
The situation for Orchids should be an open one, and the soil a deep, fibry loam in a drained border.
It thrives in a warm exposed border of sandy loam soil, well drained, the bulbs protected by litter in winter.
They like a good loamy soil, well drained, but still moist, and are some of the most easily propagated of shrubs.
Plant in full sun in moist, well drained, rich soil.
Unlike melons, grape vines need to grow up and over a support, such as a wire or trellis, to allow the fruit to hang free to ripen and pick.Grapes also need very well drained, deep soil.
Just by adding soil and compost, you automatically build up a bed with fertile, well drained soil.
Many people make the mistake of thinking that because strawberries like their soil well drained, they also don't like to be watered a lot.
Well drained and dry are not the same thing.
Well drained soil means that water drains quickly away from plant roots, but the soil remains moist.
They're also heavy feeders, and require rich, well drained soil.
Speaking of soil, your gardenia will need rich, well drained soil.
For successful growing, plant in well drained soil in a sunny area.
Make sure the seeds are completely drained.
Rinse the seeds twice a day in fresh water, making sure that they are well drained before returning them to the jar.
You also want it to be close to a source of water and in an area that is well drained.
Long-term care insurance ensures your retirement savings won't be drained by a nursing home stay or home health care needs.
In 2010, the Rivers of American was drained, hence docking the riverboat, to rehabilitate the 55-year-old attraction.
If your sanity meter is drained too low, you start seeing things.
The soil there is well drained and full of calcium carbonate.
Note that this does not apply to pop up campers or other collapsible types, which must be drained after each use.
Once all of the water has drained from the water heater tank, close the drain valve.