Dried-up sentence examples

  • The plants died, the lakes dried up.

  • This depression is the termination of what is in all probability the bed of one of the dried-up Saharan rivers.

  • The spore-cases remain after the plant is dried up and withered.

  • The loss of trade consequent upon the closing of Egypt and the Levant, together with the discovery of America and ~e~ilne the sea-route to the Indies, had dried up her thief of Vonl~e source of wealth.

  • The last-named lake has now been almost entirely dried up by the cutting of a channel, which conducts its feeders directly to the Orontes.

  • According to some, Niobe is the goddess of snow and winter, whose children, slain by Apollo and Artemis, symbolize the ice and snow melted by the sun in spring; according to others, she is an earth-goddess, whose progeny - vegetation and the fruits of the soil - is dried up and slain every summer by the shafts of the sun-god.

  • These openings are usually the sandy beds of dried-up or intermittent affluents, such as the Bak, Ham, Houm, Aub (or Great Fish) rivers of Great Namaqualand.

  • The leaf ultimately becomes dried up and brittle.

  • This is the less improbable because it lies in the neighbourhood of a line of earthquake movement, and both from Thucydides and from Strabo we hear of the northern part of the island being shaken at different periods, and the latter writer speaks of a fountain at Chalcis being dried up by a similar cause, and a mud volcano formed in the neighbouring plain.

  • The second division is a series of chains of hills, intersected by deep valleys, through which run the two main rivers, the Salween and the Pawn, and their feeder streams. Many of the latter are dried up in the hot season and only flow freely during the rains.

  • - Assuming that each gallon of sea water contains 0.2547 lb of salt, and allowing an average density 2.24 for rocksalt, it has been computed that the entire ocean if dried up would yield no less than four and a half million cubic miles of rock-salt, or about fourteen and a half times the bulk of the entire continent of Europe above high-water mark.

  • Large numbers of fish, principally carp, pike and tench are still reared profitably, the pools being periodically dried up and the ground cultivated.

  • The pieces of dried-up potato with the spores of Nectria upon them are a source of infection in the succeeding year, and care should be taken that diseased tubers are not planted.

  • Local thunderstorms and cloud-bursts are a characteristic phenomenon, inundating limited areas and transforming dried-up streams into muddy torrents carrying boulders and debris.

  • The true character of the kavir, which forms the distinctive feature of east Persia, has scarcely been determined, some regarding it as the bed of a dried-up sea, others as developed by the saline streams draining to it from the surrounding highlands.

  • In spring and summer the water from the Baltic is sufficiently abundant to inundate the whole surface of the Kattegat and Skagerrak, but in winter the sources of the Baltic current are for the most part dried up by the freezing of the land water.

  • It fills a shallow depression which is drying up with astonishing rapidity, so that the process of desiccation can be shown on surveys separated by intervals of only ten years; large parts of it, like Aibughir Gulf, have dried up since the Russians took possession of its shores.

  • In the elevated region of Madagascar are many fertile plains and valleys, the former being the dried-up beds of ancient lakes.

  • When the upper Niger had this direction, the Wadi Taffassassent, now a dried-up river of the central Sahara, which rose in the Ahaggar mountains, is believed to have formed the upper course of the existing lower Niger.

  • In the meantime, the dried-up mad old bint they have locked up at Broadmoor may have to do.

  • Lower, not visible part ± short cylindrical, narrowing at the base, densely covered with the old, dried up tubercles.

  • dryhe floods of gossip arriving on my desk had dried up.

  • I rose at eight o'clock, some ladies having won a few louis, all the others were dried up.

  • A study by Duke University in North Carolina discovered that monoculture plantations dried up local water supplies.

  • This former French administrative center is divided by a wide dried-up riverbed.

  • The vest had dried up milk down the front that had hardened making the vest rub up a rash on A's tummy.

  • Don't despair, with a few simple preparations, you can avoid returning to a dried up shriveled garden!

  • "What devil brought them here?" thought he, while Tikhon was putting the nightshirt over his dried-up old body and gray-haired chest.

  • The marshes dried up.

  • Prince Andrew rode up to the hothouse; some of the glass panes were broken, and of the trees in tubs some were overturned and others dried up.

  • Do n't despair, with a few simple preparations, you can avoid returning to a dried up shriveled garden !

  • The industry support for HD-DVD eventually dried up.

  • The yellow petals will have dried up and fallen off.

  • Surprisingly, people build on dried up riverbeds and streams without taking into account there could be an abundant rainfall.

  • Business boomed throughout the 1920s, but during the Great Depression the pear market all but dried up.

  • With all of these dis-incentives and no advantage to cheating, most of the interest in gaming the system dried up.

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