Elastic sentence examples

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  • The threads used in making elastic webbing are usually cut from spread sheets.

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  • Trans., 1849) on the basis of the elastic solid theory.

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  • To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning.

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  • The envelope is double, consisting of an external chitinous stratified shell, and an internal thin elastic membrane.

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  • If the viscous variety be rapidly cooled, or the more highly heated mass be poured into water, an elastic substance is obtained, termed plastic sulphur.

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  • Caoutchouc is a soft elastic resilient solid.

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  • A peculiar variety of the last named, called "Blue John," is found only near Castleton; at the same place occurs the remarkable elastic bitumen, "elaterite."

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  • lvg, Primarily left (subsequently x, x', Pins fastening the elastic the sub-intestinal) visceral cord (representing the vis ganglion.

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  • The river furnishes considerable water-power; and among the city's most important manufactures are rubber and elastic goods (value, 1905, $ 1 3,39 6, 974; 8 3.9% of the total of this industry in the state and 21 � 3% of the total for the United States, Akron ranking first among the cities of the country in this industry), printing and publishing product (value, 1905, $ 2, 8 34,639), foundry and machine-shop product (value, 1905, $2,367,764), and pottery, terra-cotta and fire-clay (value, 1905, $1,718,033; nearly twice the value of the output in 1900, Akron ranking fourth among the cities of the United States in this industry in 1905).

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  • " Outraged national honour " is a highly elastic phrase.

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  • The manufactures of Derbyshire are both numerous and important, embracing silks, cotton hosiery, iron, woollen manufactures, lace, elastic web and brewing.

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  • The wood is strong, light and very elastic, forming an excellent material for small masts and spars, for which purpose the trunks are used in America, and exported largely to England.

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  • In such cases the contact of an insect or other body with those processes is sufficient to liberate the pollen often with elastic force, even when the anther itself is not touched.

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  • Elaborate regulations were in force, but no one knows how elastic they were in practice.

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  • The tissues of an animal or plant are all under a certain pressure, caused, in the one case, by the expulsive action of the heart and the restraint of the skin and other elastic tissues, and, in the other case, by the force of the rising sap and the restraint of the periderm or bark.

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  • He leisurely began to trace a finger along the elastic waist­band in search of a telltale imperfection he could locate on a later date, giving identifying confirmation to his theory.

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  • The suitcase contained three sets of under­wear and socks, all neatly folded and strapped in place with an elastic cord.

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  • The value of the city's factory products in 1905 was $13,879,159, the principal items being rubber and elastic goods ($3,635,211) and boots and shoes ($2,044,250) The manufacture of stoves, and of mucilage and paste are important industries.

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  • Elastic web weaving by power looms is carried on to a great extent, and the manufacture of lace and net curtains, gimp trimmings, braids and cords.

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  • It is thus used as the name of a surgical appliance, a belt with an elastic spring keeping in place a pad used as a support in cases of hernia.

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  • The metallurgical works of the Societe de la Franche-Comte are established in the city and there are saw-mills, printing-works, paperfactories, distilleries, and manufactories of boots and shoes, machinery, hosiery, leather, elastic fabric, confectionery and artificial silk.

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  • In like manner our present law (20) would apply to the kind of obstruction that would be caused by an actual physical division of the elastic medium, extending over the whole of the area supposed to be occupied by the intercepting screen, but of course not extending to the parts supposed to be perforated.

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  • vast majority of snakes are further characterized by having the right and left halves of the under-jaws connected by an elastic band; a median, longitudinal furrow in the skin below and behind the chin; the whole palatal apparatus is but loosely connected with the skull, nowhere articulating with it.

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  • Native capital is lacking, and taxation on unremunerative lands is, as elsewhere in Italy, too heavy in proportion to what they may be expected to produce, and not sufficiently elastic in case of a bad harvest.

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  • In Clausilia a peculiar modification of this lid exists permanently in the adult, attached by an elastic stalk to the mouth of the shell, and known as the " clausilium."

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  • Among its products are cotton goods, especially mercerised goods, for the manufacture of which it has one of the largest plants in the country; rubber, thread, elastic fabrics, suspenders and buttons.

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  • Reiun sculptured simply a man poised on the toes of one foot, the other foot raised, the ar-rn extended, and the body straining forward in strong yet elastic muscular effort.

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  • Opening their jaws to their fullest extent, they seize the animal generally by the head, and pushing alternately the right and left sides of the jaws forward, they press the body through their elastic gullet into the stomach, its outlines being visible for some time through the distended walls of the abdomen.

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  • Between 1882 and 1889 a series of papers on certain points in the electromagnetic theory of light and its relation to the various elastic solid theories appeared in the American Journal of Science, and his last work, Elementary Principles in Statistical Mechanics, was issued in 1902.

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  • The upper, wide opening of the duct is attached by elastic, peritoneal lamellae to the hinder margin of the left lung; the middle portion of the duct is glandular and thick-walled, for the deposition of the albumen; it is connected by a short, constricted " isthmus " (where the shell-membrane is formed) with a dilated " uterus " in which the egg receives its calcareous shell and eventual pigmentation.

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  • Ten minutes later, Lydia Larkin answered her door dressed in very tight and very small white shorts with a red elastic thing that covered only her breasts and nothing of the acres of skin in the middle.

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  • Its elastic tendon runs directly to the carpus, forming thereby the outer margin of the anterior patagium, or fold of skin between the upper and forearm, which it serves to extend, together with the propatagialis brevis muscle.

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  • It also occurs in bones and elastic tissue, but is not present in the normal human liver.

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  • During the three years he held this position he carried out researches on the contact of elastic solids, hardness, evaporation and the electric discharge in gases, the last earning him the special commendation of Helmholtz.

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  • The flexor digitorum sublimis muscle arises fleshy from the long elastic band which extends from the inner humeral condyle along the ventral surface of the ulna to the ulnar carpal bone, over which the tendon runs to insert itself on the radial anterior side of the first phalanx of the second digit.

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  • The mesogloea in the hydropolyp is a thin elastic layer, in which may be lodged the muscular fibres and ganglion cells mentioned above, but which never contains any connective tissue or skeletogenous cells or any other kind of special mesogloeal corpuscles.

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  • In his eighteenth year, while still a student in Edinburgh, he contributed two valuable papers to the Transactions of the same society - one of which, " On the Equilibrium of Elastic Solids," is remarkable, not only on account of its intrinsic power and the youth of its author, but also because in it he laid the foundation of one of the most singular discoveries of his later life, the temporary double refraction produced in viscous liquids by shearing stress.

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  • Most of the automobiles are manufactured in Cleveland; most of the cash registers and calculating machines in Dayton; most of the rubber and elastic goods in Akron; nearly one-half of the liquors and about three-fourths of the men's clothing in Cincinnati.

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  • Among the leading and more distinctive items were printing and publishing ($21,023,855 in 1905); sugar and molasses refining ($ 1 5,74 6, 547 in 1900; figures not published in 1905 because of the industry being in the hands of a single owner); men's clothing (in 1900, $8,609,475, in 1905, $11,246,004); women's clothing (in 1900, $3,258,483, in 1905, $5,705,470); boots and shoes (in 1900, $3,882,655, in 1905, $5,575,927); boot and shoe cut stock (in 1905, $5, 211, 445); malt liquors (in 1900, $7,518,668, in 1905, $6,715,215); confectionery (in 1900, $4,455,184, in 1905, $6,210,023); tobacco products (in 1900, $3,504,603, in 1905, $4,59 2, 698); pianos and organs ($3,670,771 in 1905); other musical instruments and materials (in 1905, $231,780); rubber and elastic goods (in 1900, $3,139,783, in 1905, $2,887,323); steam fittings and heating apparatus (in 1900, $2,876,327, in 1905, $3,354, 020); bottling, furniture, &c. Art tiles and pottery are manufactured in Chelsea.

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  • The term, however, is somewhat elastic in its current use, and students of centipedes and spiders are often reckoned among the entomologists.

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  • Elastin occurs either as thick strands or as membranes; it constitutes the " elastic tissue " of the anatomist.

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  • Other leading manufactures are malt liquors ($21,620,794 in 1905), railway rolling-stock consisting largely of cars ($21,428,227), men's clothing ($18,496,173), planing mill products ($17,725,711), carriages and wagons ($16,096,125), distilled liquors ($15,976,523), rubber and elastic goods ($15,963,603), furniture ($13,322,608), cigars and cigarettes ($13,241,230), agricultural implements ($12,891,197), women's clothing ($12,803582), lumber and timber products ($12,567,992), soap and candles.

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  • Leaving a few tendrils to frame the face, gather the rest of your hair into a low, side ponytail, using an elastic band to keep it in place.

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  • That it is elastic, with narrow limits, is proved by its clear ring when struck with a hard body in circumstances permitting of free vibration.

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  • Muscle and white fibrous tissue follow next in order, while elastic tissue and bone are the last to show signs of disintegration.

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  • Afterwards he modified his hypothesis, and referred the disturbances produced to the "nervous liquor," which he supposed to be a quantity of the "universal elastic matter" diffused through the universe, by which Newton explained the phenomena of light - i.e.

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  • The change from storm and winter to serene and mild weather, from dark and sluggish hours to bright and elastic ones, is a memorable crisis which all things proclaim.

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  • Another defect is its relatively low elastic limit.

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  • Once hair is straight, gather it into a low ponytail with a no-break elastic band.

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  • Work the sections of hair into a bun or a french twist and secure with an elastic or hairpins.

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  • In the burrows made by the Mygalomorphae, on the contrary, the hinge is strong and highly elastic, its component silken threads being laid on in such a way that the door shuts with a snap when the occupant has passed in or out.

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  • The significance of the former is somewhat elastic, and is in large measure determined by the context.

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  • Rubber is chiefly composed of the soft, solid, elastic substance known as caoutchouc. It is usually assumed that this substance is present as such in the latex.

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  • In 1663, on the occasion of his second visit to England, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society, and imparted to that body in January 1669 a clear and concise statement of the laws governing the collision of elastic bodies.

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  • If the day and the night are such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs, is more elastic, more starry, more immortal--that is your success.

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  • His fingers searched under the elastic of her bra, finding and grasping the breast.

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  • sec., elastic vinculum and Exp.sec., expansor secundariorum; Pt.br and Pt.lg, short and long propatagial muscles; Tri, triceps.

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  • Thus pitch is a soft and yielding body under steady stress, but a bar of pitch if struck gives a musical note, which shows that it vibrates and is therefore stiff or elastic for high frequency stress.

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  • Kohlrausch called attention to the close analogy between residual charge and the elastic recovery of strained bodies such as twisted wire or glass threads.

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  • On the other hand, she furnished herself with everything of value that could be taken over from the world without overstraining the elastic structure of the organization which she now adopted.

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  • At first, no doubt, the translator endeavoured to reproduce the original as closely as possible, but, inasmuch as his object was to give an intelligible rendering, a merely literal rendering would soon be found to be insufficient, and he would be forced, especially in the more difficult passages, to take a more elastic view of his obligations.

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  • He determined the "elastic curve," which is formed by an elastic plate or rod fixed at one end and bent by a weight applied to the other, and which he showed to be the same as the curvature of an impervious sail filled with a liquid (lintearia).

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  • For statuary, and "undercut" work generally, an elastic mould - of glue and treacle (80: 20 parts) - may be used; the mould, when set, is waterproofed by immersion in a solution of potassium bichromate followed by exposure to sunlight, or in some other way.

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  • The best results, however, are obtained by taking a wax cast from the elastic mould, and then from this a plaster mould, which may be waterproofed with wax, black-leaded, and used as cathode.

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  • Every part of a machine transmitting force suffers elastic defor mation, and the force may be measured indirectly by measuring the deformation.

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  • These measurements were utilized in combination with appropriate elastic coefficients of the material to find the horse-power transmitted from the engines along the shaft to the propeller.

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  • In like manner, after the French mathematicians had attempted, with more or less ingenuity, to construct a theory of elastic solids from the hypothesis that they consist of atoms in equilibrium under the action of their mutual forces, Stokes and others showed that all the results of this hypothesis, so far at least as they agreed with facts, might be deduced from the postulate that elastic bodies exist, and from the hypothesis that the smallest portions into which we can divide them are sensibly homogeneous.

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  • In the summer and the autumn the weather is commonly fine, and often most beautiful; and especially in the Berkshires a cool, pure and elastic atmosphere prevails, relatively dry, and altogether delightful.

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  • The inquiry was made in great detail, under central control, and on a plan sufficiently elastic to suit the requirements of so varied a country and population.

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  • The velocity of a disturbance along such a bar, and its modes of vibration, depend therefore on the elastic properties of the material and the dimensions of the bar.

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  • Circular nodal lines unaccompanied by intersecting lines cannot be produced in the manner described; but may be got either by drilling a small hole through the centre, and drawing a horse-hair along its edge to bring out the note, or by attaching a long thin elastic rod to the centre of the plate, at right angles to it, holding the rod by the.

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  • It was for defence, sometimes partial and elastic, sometimes rigid and " at-all-costs," that he had made his dispositions throughout.

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  • For an elastic arch of metal there is a more complete theory, but it is difficult of application, and there remains some uncertainty unless (as is now commonly done) hinges are introduced at the crown and springings.

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  • p. 462); and for that of the elastic arch, to a paper by A.

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  • It follows that the density of the aether must exceed io 18, and its elastic modulus must exceed Io 3, which is only about io s of the modulus of rigidity of glass.

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  • Various analogies of this sort are open to us to follow up: for example, the way in which a fluid medium transmits pressure from one immersed solid to another - or from one vortex ring belonging to the fluid to another, which is a much wider and more suggestive case; or the way in which an elastic fluid like the atmosphere transmits sound; or the way in which an elastic solid transmits waves of transverse as well as longitudinal displacement.

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  • Or we might consider that aether exists only where matter is not, thus making it a very rare and subtle and elastic kind of matter; then we should have to assign these very properties to the matter itself where it replaces aether, in addition to its more familiar properties, and the complication would remain.

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  • On such a view the aether might conceivably be a perfect fluid, its fundamental property of elastic reaction arising (as at one time suggested by Kelvin and G.

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  • The analytical equations which represent the propagation of light in free aether, and also in aether modified by the presence of matter, were originally developed on the analogy of the equations of propagation of elastic effects in solid media.

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  • Various types of elastic solid medium have thus been invented to represent the aether, without complete success in any case.

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  • When Clerk Maxwell pointed out the way to the common origin of optical and electrical phenomena, these equations naturally came to repose on an electric basis, the connexion having been first definitely exhibited by FitzGerald in 1878; and according as the independent variable was one or other of the vectors which represent electric force, magnetic force or electric polarity, they took the form appropriate to one or other of the elastic theories above mentioned.

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  • There is a perfect cleavage parallel to the surface of the scales, and the cleavage flakes are flexible but not elastic. The material is greasy to the touch, and soils everything with which it comes into contact.

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  • They required humouring, and their march discipline was very elastic. But in battle the "thinking bayonets" resolutely obeyed orders, even though it were to attack a Marye's Hill, or a "Bloody Angle," for they had undertaken their task and would carry it through unflinchingly.

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  • From the great size of the trunk and the even grain of the red cedar-like wood it is a valuable tree to the farmer and carpenter: it splits readily and evenly, and planes and polishes well; cut radially, the medullary plates give the wood a fine satiny lustre; it is strong and durable, but not so elastic as many of the western pines and firs.

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  • Originally furnished from fragments of various religions, it could increase or diminish this possession without rupturing its own elastic framework.

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  • limestone, and therefore much less elastic rock, than the Cambrian, pointing to clearer seas in which life abounded.

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  • The lower part of this system is chiefly elastic, and is known only in the eastern part of the continent.

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  • That the chalk was deposited in shallow, clear seas is indicated both by the character of the fossils other than foraminifera and by the relation of the chalk to the elastic portions of the series.

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  • 'crin e' L ore to the shell but to sever also a strong elastic ligament, or spring resem bling india-rubber, joining the two shells about the umbonal area.

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  • On the other hand, the ligament h acts upon the short arm formed by the umbonal ridge of the shells; whenever the adductors relax, the elastic substance of the ligament contracts, and the shells gape.

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  • It is on this account that the valves of a dead Lamellibranch always gape; the elastic ligament is no longer counteracted by the effort of the adductors.

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  • It is to be remembered that the whole of the cuticular hard product produced on the dorsal surface and on the mantle-flaps is to be regarded as the " shell," of which a median band-like area, the ligament, usually remains uncalcified, so as to result in the production of two valves united by the elastic ligament.

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  • intralamellar spongy growth becomes, the more do the original gillfilaments lose the character of blood-holding tubes, and tend to become dense elastic rods for the simple purpose of supporting the spongy growth.

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  • It is remarkably tough, resisting a rending strain better than any of the fir or pine woods in common use, though not as elastic as some; properly seasoned, it is as little liable to shrink as to split; the boughs being small compared to the trunk, the timber is more free from large knots, and the small knots remain firm and undecayed.

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  • The ribbon industry is of less importance than formerly, but there are ironworks, cotton, hat, elastic and worsted factories, and tanneries; the making of drain-pipes, tiles and blue and red bricks is a considerable industry.

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  • So elastic a solution established a dominant Hegelian school, which is now practically extinct, in Germany, and from Germany spread Hegelianism to France, England, America, and, in fact, diffused it over the civilized world to such an extent that it is still a widespread fashion outside Germany to believe that the world of being is a world of thought.

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  • (c) Wren and Huygens further proved that the law of equal action and reaction, already experimentally established by the former, is deducible from the conservation of the velocity of the common centre of gravity, which is the same as the common velocity of the bodies, that is, deducible from the fact that their common centre of gravity does not change its state of motion or rest by the actions of the bodies between themselves; and they further extended the law to bodies, qua elastic.

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  • The energy of a system is the measure of its capacity for doing work, on the assumption of suitable connexions with other systems. When the motion of a body is checked by a spring, its kinetic energy being destroyed, the spring, if perfectly elastic, is capable of restoring the motion; but if it is checked by friction no such restoration can be immediately effected.

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  • Various light goods are madein Scotland, such as book muslin, a fine light muslin with an elastic finish, so called from being folded in book-form.

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  • The second of these essays opens with the striking remark, "There can scarcely be a doubt entertained respecting the reducibility of all elastic fluids of whatever kind, into liquids; and we ought not to despair of effecting it in low temperatures and by strong pressures exerted upon the unmixed gases"; further, after describing experiments to ascertain the tension of aqueous vapour at different points between 32° and 212° F., he concludes, from observations on the vapour of six different liquids, "that the variation of the force of vapour from all liquids is the same for the same variation of temperature, reckoning from vapour of any given force."

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  • It seems, therefore, that general laws respecting the absolute quantity and the nature of heat are more likely to be derived from elastic fluids than from other substances."

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  • It may be noted that in a paper on the "Proportion of the gases or elastic fluids constituting the atmosphere," read by him in November 1802, the law of multiple proportions appears to be anticipated in the words - "The elements of oxygen may combine with a certain portion of nitrous gas or with twice that portion, but with no intermediate quantity," but there is reason to suspect that this sentence was added some time after the reading of the paper, which was not published till 1805.

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  • A more complicated case is illustrated by Sphaerobolus, where the entire mass of spores, enclosed in its own peridium, is suddenly shot up into the air like a bomb from a mortar by the elastic retroversion of a peculiar layer which, up to the last moment, surrounded the bomb, and then suddenly splits above, turns inside out, and drives the former as a projectile from a gun.

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  • These disjunctors serve as points of application for the elastic push of the swelling spore-ends, and as the connecting outer lamella of cell-wall suddenly gives way, the spores are jerked asunder.

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  • Chrome steel, which usually contains about 2% of chromium and o 80 to 2% of carbon, owes its value to combining, when in the " hardened " or suddenly cooled state, intense hardness with a high elastic limit, so that it is neither deformed permanently nor cracked by extremely violent shocks.

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  • The claws are large, strongly compressed, sharp, and exhibit the retractile condition in the highest degree, being drawn backwards and upwards into a sheath by the action of an elastic ligament so long as the foot is in a state of repose, but exerted by muscular action when the animal strikes its prey.

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  • The eggs are large and yellow, and produced in two rosary-like strings, as if strung together by elastic filaments continuous with the gelatinous capsules.

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  • Lasker objected to these elastic paragraphs, an expression for which in recent years there has been abundant tise.

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  • Although this supposition is correct for a certain class of apparatus, as for example that which will record rapid elastic vibrations produced by the movement of a train a mile distant, it is far from being so for the ordinary apparatus employed by the seismologist.

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  • If the loaded rod is elastic its lower end may be fixed in a stand, and the spherically curved base w is no longer required.

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  • In this case the motion at la is that of elastic switching.

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  • The mechanical work is obtained by movement resulting from a change, it is supposed, in the elastic tension of the framework of the living cell.

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  • He had an elastic conscience which was always at the beck and call of his desire, and he cared little for principle.

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  • trees that have arrived at a mature age the heart-wood is in its largest proportion and the sap-wood is firm and elastic; and the timber from such trees is of the strongest, toughest and most durable character.

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  • No medullary rays are visible; the wood is straight in the grain, durable, strong and elastic, easy to work, and is used by the carpenter for internal and external constructional work, and by the joiner for his fittings.

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  • The wood when cut is white or yellowish white, straight in grain and easily worked, but is not so tough, elastic or durable as the northern pine, and therefore is not so suitable for constructional work.

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  • It is strong, elastic and resinous.

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  • The white walnut (Juglans alba) or hickory is common in North America, and is very tough, hard and elastic. The black walnut (Juglans nigra) is also native to America.

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  • The names generally given to the three prehistoric periods of man's life on the earth - the Stone, the Bronze and the Iron age - imply the vast importance of the progressive steps from the flint knife to the bronze celt, and lastly to the keen-edged elastic iron weapon or tool.

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  • and elastic bed of cement made of pitch and pounded brick.

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  • In 1754 Euler communicated to the Berlin Academy a further memoir, in - which, starting from the hypothesis that light consists of vibrations excited in an elastic fluid by luminous bodies, and that the difference of colour of light is due to the greater or less frequency of these vibrations in a given time, he deduced his previous results.

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  • If The Molecules Are Supposed To Be Like Smooth, Hard, Elastic Spheres, Incapable Of Receiving Any Other Kind Of Energy Except That Of Translation, The Specific Heat At Constant Volume Would Be The Increase Per Degree Of The Kinetic Energy Namely 3Pv/20=3R/2, That At Constant Pressure Would Be 5R/2, And The Ratio Of The Specific Heats Would Be 5/3 Or 1.666.

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  • i t a brass rod passes which terminates in a chain, or better still, three elastic brass springs, which make good contact with the inner coating.

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  • Subsequent papers by Dulong were concerned with " New determinations of the proportions of water and the density of certain elastic fluids " (1820, with Berzelius); the property possessed by certain metals of facilitating the combination of gases (1823 with Thenard); the refracting powers of gases (1826); and the specific heats of gases (1829).

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  • In 1830 he published a research, undertaken with Arago for the academy of sciences, on the elastic force of steam at high temperatures.

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  • Cadorna's efforts had not succeeded in making all of his subordinates grasp the principles of defence in depth, or of " elastic " defence.

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  • ELATERITE, also termed Elastic Bitumen and Mineral Caoutchouc, a mineral hydrocarbon, which occurs at Castleton in Derbyshire, in the lead mines of Odin and elsewhere.

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  • It varies somewhat in consistency, being sometimes soft, elastic and sticky; often closely resembling india-rubber; and occasionally hard and brittle.

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  • The driving and resisting efforts are represented by elastic links in the dynamic frame, and when the frame with its elastic links is drawn the stresses in the several members of it may be determined by means of reciprocal figures.

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  • If the shaft is therefore to revolve stably this force must be balanced at any instant by the elastic resistanc of the shaft to deflexion.

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  • The elastic resistance evoked by this deflexion is proportional to the deflexion, so that if c is a constant depending upon the form,, material and, method of support of the shaft, the following equality must hold if the shaft is to rotate stably at the stated speed- -~ (y+e)ai=cy, from which y=Wafe/(gcWa2).

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  • - As has already been indicated, a solid subcylindrical elastic rod, the notochord, surrounded by a sheath of laminar connective tissue, the cordal sheath, lies above the alimentary canal in contact with its dorsal wall, and extends beyond it both in front and behind to the obtusely pointed extremities of the body.

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  • This cord is neither elastic nor solid, but consists of nerve tissue, fibres and ganglion cells, surrounding a small central canal.

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  • Thus the council's authority became at once peremptory and elastic. But the real gainer was the pope.

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  • Both, too, were spiritual and elastic tendencies toward progress, ideals rather than solid organisms.

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  • Electrical studies seem next to have engaged his attention, and in 1771 and 1772 he read to the Royal Society his "Attempt to explain some of the principal phenomena of electricity by an elastic fluid," which was followed in 1775 by an "Attempt to imitate the effects of the Torpedo (a fish allied to the ray)" (Phil.

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  • In order continuously to attain this end, the revenue must be flexible, or, as is often said, elastic enough to vary in response to pressure.

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  • The elastic impalpable stuff of the spirit-body is apparently capable of compression or expansion, just as Athena can transform herself into a bird.

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  • This peculiarity of jute, coupled also with the fact that the machinery on which it was first spun, although quite suitable for the stronger and more elastic fibres for which it was designed, required certain modifications to suit it to the weaker jute, was the cause of many annoyances and failures in the early days of the trade.

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  • The substance which determines the form of a column of air is demonstrabl y indifferent for the timbre or quality of tone so long as the sides of the tubes are equally elastic and rigid.

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  • Such persons may sometimes get a good deal of exercise in a short time by the use of dumb-bells, of elastic cords, or of cords running over pulleys and weighted at one end.

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  • Various attempts have also been made to deduce these laws from particular hypotheses as to the action between the molecules of the elastic substance.

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  • Resolving vertically we find that the weight of the liquid raised above the level must be equal to T(sin 0 2 - sin 01), and this is therefore equal to the area P 1 P 2 A 2 A 1 multiplied by gp. The form of the capillary surface is identical with that of the " elastic curve," or the curve formed by a uniform spring originally straight, when its ends are acted on by equal and T 2 opposite forces applied either to the ends themselves or to solid pieces attached to them.

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  • But the principle was elastic in application, and would take more patriarchal forms in Palestine than in the Greek world.

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  • In the next place, the Lombards or the Italian builders whom they employed or followed, the "masters of Como," of whom so much is said in the early Lombard laws, introduced a manner of building, stately, solemn and elastic, to which their name has been attached, and which gives a character of its own to some of the most interesting churches in Italy.

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  • Water is comparatively very heavy, inelastic and incompressible; air, on the other hand, is comparatively very light, elastic and compressible.

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  • In order to meet these peculiarities the travelling organs of aquatic and flying animals (whether they be feet, fins, flippers or wings) are made not of rigid but of elastic materials.

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  • This continuity of the down into the up stroke and the converse is greatly facilitated by the elastic ligaments at the root and in the FIG.

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  • The compound rotation of the wing is greatly facilitated by the wing being elastic and flexible.

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  • The air, as explained, is a very light, thin, elastic medium, which yields on the slightest pressure, and unless the wings attacked it with great violence the necessary recoil or resistance could not be obtained.

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  • Although the third order of lever is particularly inefficient when the fulcrum is rigid and immobile, it possesses singular advantages when these conditions are reversed, that is, when the fulcrum, as happens with the air, is elastic and yielding.

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  • 1 The other forces which assist in elevating the wings are - (a) the elevator muscles of the wings, (b) the elastic properties of the wings, and (c) the reaction of the compressed air on the under surfaces of the wings.

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  • The natural kite formed by the wing differs from the artificial kite only in this, that the former is capable of being moved in all its parts, and is more or less flexible and elastic, whereas the latter is comparatively rigid.

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  • The elastic properties of the wing are absolutely essential, when the mechanism and movements of the pinion are taken into account.

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  • These surfaces may be conferred on artificial wings, aeroplanes, aerial screws or similar structures; and these structures, if we may judge from what we find in nature, should be of moderate size and elastic. The power of the flying organs will be increased if they are driven at a comparatively high speed, and particularly if they are made to reverse and reciprocate, as in this case they will practically create the currents upon which they are destined to rise and advance.

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  • the supposed rigidity of the anterior margin of the wing, it is only necessary to examine the anterior margins of natural wings to be convinced that they are in every case flexible and elastic. Similar remarks apply to properly constructed artificial wings.

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  • That the posterior margin of the wing yields to a slight extent during both the down and up strokes will readily be admitted, alike because of the very delicate and highly elastic properties of the posterior margins of the wing, and because of the comparatively great force employed in its propulsion; but that it does not yield to the extent stated by Marey is a matter of absolute certainty.

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  • It is, on the contrary, highly elastic and flexible throughout.

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  • n, Inferior elastic band, which antagonizes m.

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  • The alternate stretching of the superior and inferior elastic bands contributes to the continuous play of the wing, by preventing dead points at the end of the down and up strokes.

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  • In addition to the foregoing, Pettigrew recommended a double elastic wing to be applied to the air like a steam-hammer, by being fixed to the FIG.

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  • 33 shows the Spiral Elastic Wings of the Gull.

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  • He also recommends an elastic aerial screw consisting of two blades, which taper and become thinner towards the tips and FIG.

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  • - Double Elastic Wing driven by direct piston action.

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  • i, j, k, elastic band to regulate the expansion of the wing; 1, piston; m, piston head; n, cylinder.

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  • After Pettigrew enunciated his views (1867) as to the screw configuration and elastic properties of natural wings, and more especially after his introduction of spiral, elastic artificial wings, and elastic screws, a great revolution took place in the construction of flying models.

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  • Elastic aeroplanes were advocated by a' .i?

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  • - Elastic Spiral Wing, its action, to form a mobile heli vibrate by a direct piston action, propelled vertically, horizontally a b, Anterior margin of wing, to which the neurae or ribs are affixed.

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  • m, Superior elastic band, which D.

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  • Brown,' elastic aerial screws by J.

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  • Armour, 2 and elastic aeroplanes, wings and screws by Alphonse Penaud.3 Penaud's experiments are alike interesting and instructive.

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  • - Elastic Aerial Screw wings (a b x, End of driving shaft.

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  • a b, e f, tapering elastic rods form flapped in an upward and downward direction.

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  • d c, h g, Posterior or thin elastic margins of blades of screw.

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  • In 1872 Penaud discarded the rigid screws in favour of elastic ones, as Pettigrew had done some years before.

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  • sists of two superposed elastic screws (a a, b b), the upper of which (a a) is fixed in a vertical frame (c), which is pivoted in the central part (d) of the under screw.

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  • Penaud next directed his attention to the construction of a model, to be propelled by a screw and sustained by an elastic aeroplane extending horizontally.

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  • This consisted of a small elastic aeroplane placed aft or behind the principal aeroplane which is also elastic. The two elastic aeroplanes extended horizontally and made a slight upward angle with the horizon, the angle made by the smaller aeroplane (the rudder).

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  • from 1 Cayley's screws, as explained, were made of feathers, and consequently elastic. As, however, no allusion is made in his writings to the superior advantages possessed by elastic over rigid screws, it is to be presumed that feathers were employed simply for convenience and lightness.

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  • Pettigrew, there is reason to believe, was the first to advocate the employment of elastic screws for aerial purposes.

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  • Brown also wrote (1874) in support of elastic aerobiplanes.

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  • His experiments proved that two elastic aeroplanes united by a central shaft or shafts, and separated by a wide FIG.

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  • a a, Elastic aeroplane.

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  • a b c d, a' b' c' d', Elastic wings, torsion, which provides the which twist and untwist motive power, by causing when made to vibrate.

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  • to vibrate by means of two c, c', Inner portions of wings rods which extend between attached to central shaft of the crank and the roots of f, India-rubber in a state of model by elastic bands at e.

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  • Penaud's model differed from de Villeneuve's in being provided with elastic wings, the posterior margins of which in addition to being elastic were free to move round the anterior margins as round axes (see fig.

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  • This boundary did not fit in with geographical facts; hence the adjudication was based upon the motive of the treaty and not upon the literal interpretation of such elastic terms as " ocean," " shore " and " coast-line."

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  • He published numerous works on different branches of physics, including A Complete Treatise on Electricity (1777), Treatise on the Nature and Properties of Air and other permanently Elastic Fluids (1781), History and Practice of Aerostation (1785), Treatise on Magnetism (1787), Elements of Natural and Experimental Philosophy (1803), Theory and Practice of Medical Electricity (1780), and Medical Properties of Factitious Air (1798).

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  • in., with an elastic limit of not less than 35,000 lb per sq.

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  • The name is now ordinarily restricted to what is more accurately called atmospheric air - the air we breathe - the invisible elastic fluid which surrounds the earth (see ATMOSPHERE).

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  • per £, it has been felt more heavily, and at this height is decidedly less elastic. As regards this tax at least there is no question of its "directness" in a sense, .as it is so contrived that it can hardly be passed on by those who are struck at, though they are not always the same as those who pay in the first instance, as has already been pointed out.

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  • Fused quartz has recently been used for the construction of lenses and laboratory vessels, or it may be drawn out into the finest elastic fibres and used for suspending mirrors, &c., in physical apparatus.

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  • The only imputation on the integrity of any of them lies against Trebellius Po]lio, who, addressing his work to a descendant of Claudius, the successor and probably the assassin of Gallienus, has dwelt upon the latter versatile sovereign's carelessness and extravagance without acknowledgment of the elastic though fitful energy he so frequently displayed in defence of the empire.

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  • He investigated the problem by means of the general differential equations of static equilibrium for dams of triangular and rectangular form considered as isotropic elastic solids.

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  • The late Sir Benjamin Baker, F.R.S., suggested that the stresses might be measured by experiments with elastic models, and among others, experiments were carried out by Messrs Wilson and Gore a with indiarubber models of plane sections of dams (including the foundations) who applied forces to represent the gravity and water pressures in such a manner that the virtual density of the rubber was increased many times without interfering with the proper ratio between gravity and water pressure, and by this means the strains produced were of sufficient magnitude to be easily measured.

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  • When the case which holds the machine is adjusted hori - zontally by means of its foot - screws, and the weights in the pans are equal, the beams remain perfectly horizontal; but with the slightest difference of weight in the pans the beams are tilted, and the elastic resistance of the springs to torsion allows the beams to take up a definite position of equi - librium.

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  • Thus was England spared the crisis of a bloody revolution, and proof given to the world that her ancient constitution was sufficiently elastic to expand with the needs of the times.

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  • The outer layer of bark in the cork oak by annual additions from within gradually becomes a thick soft homogeneous mass, possessing those compressible and elastic properties upon which the economic value of the material chiefly depends.

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  • 104) has, however, shown that the polarization of the light from the sky can only be explained on the elastic solid theory by Fresnel's hypothesis of a different density, and from the study of Hertzian oscillations, in which the direction of the electric vibrations can be a priori assigned, we learn that when these are in the plane of incidence there is no reflection at a certain angle, so that the electric force is perpendicular to the plane of polarization.

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  • It was at first supposed that the defect of Fresnel's formulae was due to the neglect of the superficial undulations that, on a rigorous elastic solid theory of the ether, are called into existence at reflection and refraction.

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  • By naturalists the name "ibex" has been extended to embrace all the kindred species of wild goats, while by sportsmen it is used in a still more elastic sense, to include not only the true wild goat (known in India as the Sind ibex) but even the short-horned Hemitragus hylocrius of the Nilgiris.

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  • To these is attached the powerful elastic ligament (ligamentum nuchae, or " paxwax ") which, passing forwards in the middle line of the neck above the neural arches of the cervical vertebrae - to which it is also connected - is attached to the occiput and supports the weight of the head.

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  • It is therefore less than the motion in an absolutely rigid spheroid in the proportion RP': RP. It is found that, even though the earth were no more elastic than steel, its yielding combined with the mobility of the ocean would make this ratio about 2 :3, resulting in an increase of the period by one-half, making it about 457 days.

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  • - Male flower of Pellitory (Parietaria officinalis), having four stamens with incurved elastic filaments, and an abortive pistil in the centre.

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  • The cirripede, which has an elastic peduncle, a crested capitulum, but no valves, and the first cirrhi longer than the rest, should stand near Eremolepas, the name given by Weltner in place of the preoccupied Gymnolepas (Aurivillius).

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  • In some the notochord remains for a long time exposed along the ventral surface, and, owing to the absence of cartilaginous formation around it, disappears without ever becoming invested otherwise than by a thin elastic membrane; it can be easily stripped off below the vertebrae in larval specimens on the point of metamorphosing.

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  • Meditationum quarundam de igne succincta delineatio (1755): an inaugural dissertation, containing little beyond the notion that bodies operate on one another through the medium of a uniformly diffused, elastic and subtle matter (ether) which is the underlying substance of heat and light.

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  • acupressure bands, which are elastic wrist bands with a plastic bead that presses onto a point on the wrist.

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  • This a tube made out of an elastic material that is very similar to a normal healthy aorta.

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  • apposite metaphors might include icebergs or elastic bands.

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  • Director David Perry, however, doesn't just find the girls, he finds hot babes with killer bodies - killer elastic bodies.

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  • Mario Kart's infamous elastic band AI has also been given the heave-ho.

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  • Therefore, an elastic compression bandage should maintain the sub bandage pressure over a given period.

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  • Intubating stylet and Eschmann gum elastic bougie A pair of Magills forceps.

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  • You may be asked to pay a charge for wigs, fabric supports, surgical brassieres and elastic hosiery.

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  • An elastic waist band with a quick release buckle make up the belt system.

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  • calcification of elastic tissue typical of PXE.

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  • Transients in pipe flow: wave celerity, slow and rapid valve closure, surge pressures in rigid and elastic pipes.

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  • The integral liner short's elastic chamois is, arguably, the most deluxe you'll find in any baggy.

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  • Analysis of an elastic collision We consider the case where two masses approach each other head on.

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  • But soft lasers energize the skin cells and greatly improve skin condition, making it more elastic, flexible and youthfully smooth.

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  • I am using the modification of the Eshelby approach to model for the elastic constants of porous coatings.

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  • Curiously, however, the basic properties of these materials (band gap, elastic constants, piezoelectric constants) are not well known.

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  • The program includes the non-linear elastic behavior beyond the limit of proportionality using the generalized stress-strain curve of ESDU 76016.

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  • Second problem: How much energy stored in elastic deformation of the tank?

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  • Parents with elastic Find ways of ' stretching the elastic ' of independence from day one.

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  • It was I who attached the elastic to his donkey.

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  • elastic at waist Two sizes, not suitable for less than 10lb.

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  • The poled microstructure determines the linear elastic, dielectric and piezoelectric moduli.

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  • They also have no valves valves and contain less elastic and muscle fibers more elastic and muscle fibers.

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  • The diaper has an excellent fit with soft elastic at the legs.

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  • elastic modulus, a new local memory can be induced.

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  • elastic waistband that fits sizes 8 to 12 waist.

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  • elastic compression bandage should maintain the sub bandage pressure over a given period.

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  • elastic stocking.

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  • elastic scattering.

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  • elastic hosiery - garments made to patient's measurements.

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  • At this urban wage level, the supply of rural labor is considered to be perfectly elastic.

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  • The highly elastic, top grade 100% CR Neoprene allows more movement for ultimate wearer comfort.

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  • The ligament and its branches are strong but only slightly elastic.

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  • After dinner, we all relaxed until... Nigel was summoned into ladies underwear and Lynda's knicker elastic snapped.

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  • Some people find Velcro fastenings or elastic laces helpful.

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  • Electron microscopy reveals that elastic fibers are composed of bundles of small fibrils approximately 11 nm in diameter embedded in an amorphous material.

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  • These are made with flexible plastic frames and an elastic headband.

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  • Adjustable non-slip 35 mm black elastic headband woven with rubber.

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  • A. Your NHS prescriptions, including elastic hosiery (including support tights supplied by a hospital ).

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  • Made to measure elastic hosiery - garments made to patient's measurements.

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  • incompressible isotropic elastic material coated with a thin elastic film on part of its boundary.

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  • knead on floured surface until smooth and elastic, kneading in more flour if sticky, about 10 minutes.

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  • knead for 5 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic.

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  • knead for 5-10 min, until smooth and elastic.

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  • Elastic based shoe laces that do not require any tying.

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  • Beneath these is a springy layer of protein called an elastic lamina.

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  • The 3 layers are separated by 2 elastic laminae.

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  • Elastic strap fits liner onto back of pushchair and top removes completely (with zip) to leave padded pushchair liner.

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  • For simple tensile loading, to assess differences in maximum recoverable elastic deformation, the merit index is used.

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  • The best bait for me was fresh lugworm, whipped onto 1/0 Aberdeen patterns with shirring elastic.

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  • mercapto mix/thiazoles: a rubber accelerator found in rubber shoes, insoles, gloves and elastic.

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  • At least two tests were carried out at each temperature interval and the mean frequency value used to calculate the elastic modulus.

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  • A - Yes, by overcoming the elastic modulus, a new local memory can be induced.

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  • The elastic modulus is defined as a secant modulus at service load condition.

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  • oedemalts: The most effective measure in preventing lower limb edema was the individually fitted elastic support stockings.

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  • Old style canoeing helmets without internal padding with torches held on by elastic.

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  • This outstanding visco elastic memory foam pillow will fit completely into a standard pillow case.

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  • Poles: all poles: all poles in the this range have superior strength Durawrap fiberglass poles with shock cord elastic and color coded for fast assembly.

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  • First a sneak preview of the design Ghost town I intended the site to use a liquid layout with an elastic side column.

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  • Movement becomes restricted where bone replaces the elastic tissue of ligaments or tendons.

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  • Conventional high energy electron diffraction relies on elastic scattering.

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  • shirring elastic.

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  • I have tried things for pulling up socks or tights without much success; shoe horns, long and short, and elastic shoelaces.

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  • sneak preview of the design Ghost town I intended the site to use a liquid layout with an elastic side column.

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  • Many materials behave both like elastic solids and viscous fluids, a phenomenon referred to as viscoelastic properties.

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  • The reduction factor for elastic modulus of light gage steel is assumed to be identical to that of carbon steel.

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  • You're the varicose veins, I'm the elastic stocking.

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  • The latter is termed as the shear strain energy, which has been shown to be a primary cause of elastic failure.

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  • The meter was held in place on the user's hand by a strong elastic strap into which the fingers were inserted.

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  • striae gravidarum occur when elastic tissue stretches as the abdomen and breasts enlarge.

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  • The cork is processed by boiling, removing the tannic acid and making the material more elastic and pliable.

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  • tunica media layer is relatively smaller than that for the elastic artery.

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  • The pants have a 30 ' inseam and elastic waist with ivory trim.

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  • Made in Portugal from pre-washed dark blue denim, they have an adjustable elastic waistband, lined with a soft cotton velvet for comfort.

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  • uses the same elastic webbing found on our bottle holders.

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  • The investigation of this question upon the elastic solid theory will depend upon how we suppose the solid to vary from one optical medium to another.

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  • No form of the elastic solid theory is admissible except that in which the vibrations are supposed to be perpendicular to the plane of polarization, and the difference between one medium and another to be a difference of density only (Phil.

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  • It is only in the latter case that the formulae of the elastic solid accepted, the results are more complicated, in that when (µ' - is are to replace (D' - D)/D by 3(K' - K)/(K'-1-2K), where K, K' are theory are applicable to light.

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  • So long as the particles are supposed to be very small and to differ little from their environment in optical properties, there is little difference between the electric and the elastic solid theories, and the results expressing the character of the scattered light are equivalent to (5).

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  • This elastic application renders it impossible in the following sketch of the history of ornithology to draw any sharp distinction between works that are emphatically ornithological and_those to which that title can only be attached by courtesy; for, since birds have always attracted far greater attention than any other group of animals with which in number or in importance they can be compared, there has grown up concerning them a literature of corresponding magnitude and of the widest range, extending from the recondite and laborious investigations of the morphologist and anatomist to the casual observations of the sportsman or the schoolboy.

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  • It was noticed that certain Indian tribes of South America played with a ball composed of a resilient and elastic substance, which afterwards was found to possess the power of removing lead pencil marks from paper and came into commerce as " Indian Rubber."

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  • This is an elastic solid, almost transparent in thin sheets, composed entirely of carbon and hydrogen, the empirical composition of which is represented by XXIII.

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  • the determination of the motion in an infinitely extended elastic solid due to a locally applied periodic force.

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  • The tobaccos of Sumatra are especially valued for outside wrappers of cigars, being very uniform, of fine texture, light brown colour, thin and elastic. They do not, however, possess the aroma essential to cigar-fillers.

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  • The river furnishes considerable water-power; and among the city's most important manufactures are rubber and elastic goods (value, 1905, $ 1 3,39 6, 974; 8 3.9% of the total of this industry in the state and 21 � 3% of the total for the United States, Akron ranking first among the cities of the country in this industry), printing and publishing product (value, 1905, $ 2, 8 34,639), foundry and machine-shop product (value, 1905, $2,367,764), and pottery, terra-cotta and fire-clay (value, 1905, $1,718,033; nearly twice the value of the output in 1900, Akron ranking fourth among the cities of the United States in this industry in 1905).

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  • There is a close analogy between the variation of dielectric constant of an insulator with electric force frequency and that of the rigidity or stiffness of an elastic body with the frequency of applied mechanical stress.

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  • On light Franklin wrote to David Rittenhouse in June 1784; the sum of his own conjectures was that the corpuscular theory of Newton was wrong, and that light was due to the vibration of an elastic aether.

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  • Thus, if an elastic metal slip or a pig's bristle be attached to one prong of a tuningfork, and if the fork, while in vibration, is moved rapidly over a glass plate coated with lamp-black, the attached style touching the plate lightly, a wavy line will be traced on the plate answering to the vibrations to and fro of the FIG.

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  • We then have the polygon of forces Exaf, the reciprocal figure of the lines meeting at that point in the frame, and representing the forces at the point Exaf; the direction of the forces on EH and XA being known determines the direction of the forces due to the elastic reaction of the members AF and EF,, showing AF to push as a strut, while EF is a tie.

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  • It may, however, be maintained that an ultimate analysis would go deeper, and resolve all phenomena of elastic resilience into consequences of the kinetic stability of steady motional states, so that only motions, but not strains, would remain.

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  • Below this hinge each shell becomes concave, above it each shell rises a little to form the umbo, and it is into this ridge-like upgrowth of each valve that the elastic ligament or spring is fixed (fig.

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  • Spun silks are used largely for silk linings, hosieries, sewing threads, elastic webbing, lace, plush and many other purposes, such as mufflers, dress goods and blouse silks; also for mixing with other fibres in form of stripes in the weaving of various fabrics, or to be used in what are known as mixed goods, i.e.

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  • In most species of Geranium the cocci split open on the inside and the seeds are shot out by the elastic uptwisting (fig.

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  • The second of these essays opens with the striking remark, "There can scarcely be a doubt entertained respecting the reducibility of all elastic fluids of whatever kind, into liquids; and we ought not to despair of effecting it in low temperatures and by strong pressures exerted upon the unmixed gases"; further, after describing experiments to ascertain the tension of aqueous vapour at different points between 32° and 212° F., he concludes, from observations on the vapour of six different liquids, "that the variation of the force of vapour from all liquids is the same for the same variation of temperature, reckoning from vapour of any given force."

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  • Passing over the locomotor activity of zoospores (Pythium, Peronospora, Saprolegnia) we often find spores held under tension in sporangia (Pilobolus) or in asci (Peziza) until ripe, and then forcibly shot out by the sudden rupture of the sporangial wall under the pressure of liquid behind - mechanism comparable to that of a pop-gun, if we suppose air replaced by watery sap. Even a single conidium, held tense to the last moment by the elastic cell-wall, may be thus shot forward by a spurt of liquid under pressure in the hypha abstricting it (e.g.

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  • Although a seismo Se graph may be designed that will not only respond to fairly rapid elastic vibrations, but will also record very.

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  • The Homeric uses of tip and are different in several respects from the Attic, the general result being that the Homeric syntax is more elastic. And yet it is perfectly definite and precise.

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  • The meter was held in place on the user 's hand by a strong elastic strap into which the fingers were inserted.

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  • Striae gravidarum occur when elastic tissue stretches as the abdomen and breasts enlarge.

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  • Notice how the tunica media layer is relatively smaller than that for the elastic artery.

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  • The treatments contain elastic water-repellent polymers that bond to fabric fibers, leaving the spaces between open and breathable.

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  • Uses the same elastic webbing found on our bottle holders.

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  • Future modifications and the use of elastic made a workable proposition but limited the turning circle.

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  • Made from premium Italian calf leather with a hidden elastic panel and rear zipper closure.

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  • They usually have elastic around the legs, and the outer material may be decorated in a cute design.

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  • This is the kind you use for other items of clothing, like skirts, shorts, pants, etc. You'll want the elastic to be at least a ½ inch wide, so that it will fit more securely on your baby's head.

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  • The best way to measure is wrap the elastic around your baby's head and cut it to fit, allowing for a little extra to make the seam.

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  • If you do, too, then you'll probably want to cut the material twice as long as the elastic.

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  • Fold the material inside out, making sure that the folded section is still wider than the elastic.

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  • Attach the pin to the end of the elastic, and work the elastic along the ribbon.

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  • Now that the elastic is in place, you'll need to sew up the ends and sew the two ends together to form a band.

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  • Other hair bows for baby girls include the more traditional bows that can be fastened to baby's hair with elastic bands, barrettes, and even Velcro.

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  • Find a few small ladybugs at your local dollar store, and use them as tiebacks by gluing elastic to their backs.

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  • Daytime clothes often consist of t-shirts and small pants with elastic waists.

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  • One kind has an elastic edge all the way around for easy fitting over the sides and corners of the mattress.

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  • A second type has elastic along the sides, and the third has elastic only at the corners.

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  • The type with elastic at the corners is least expensive, but often the most difficult to fit over a mattress.

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  • They also come with convenient closing mechanisms and elastic bands for snug fits.

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  • The same goes for elastic waistbands that can expand with your child.

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  • Aluminum bats are more popular these days because of the fact that aluminum is more elastic than wood-this means that when the ball hits the bat, it retains more of its kinetic energy (i.e. it will go farther outward into the field).

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  • The concept of memory foam beds was made famous by Tempurpedic, who claim that the material used in their beds--visco elastic foam--was the same material originally used to cushion astronauts.

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  • The foam is created from the Visco elastic memory foam that is made to last a long time and is specifically made for bedding.

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  • You'll probably be able to find varieties with elastic bands, cotton ties or gripping foam under facings that hug the sofa fabric.

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  • The same natural oils that keep darker skin elastic and less prone to wrinkles are the same ones that can cause complexion problems.

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  • Mix the dry ingredients and add them to the batter, then knead the dough until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes.

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  • Energyzer strap: The name says it all--a 55 millimeter strap with elastic properties provides the skier progressive flex and rebound capabilities.

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  • Your florist will need to know how large the corsage needs to be and what size the elastic should be as well.

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  • While you don't want the elastic to fit too tightly, it should be snug enough to be comfortable.

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  • Sometimes elastic bands are also attached to apply even more pressure.

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  • It is often affixed to an elastic band to make for easy wearing.

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  • Some have an elastic band that goes around the head, while others have a handle on them for the user to hold.

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  • A dust ruffle is a decorative fabric trim that is attached to a large elastic strip.

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  • The thigh gracing undergarments feature an elastic waistband and open legs.

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  • You want pants that have elastic waists and are easy to pull up and down.

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  • Unlike elastic waistbands, which are better used on toddler pants, adjustable waistbands are usually invisible because they're located inside the pants.

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  • Elastic band ties are a nice compromise between the traditional and the clip-on.

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  • They often feature elastic waists so that they easily fit many sizes.

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  • The version for little boys has a back elastic waist.

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  • Most of these gowns have elastic bottoms which keep them from riding up babies' legs and enable quick, middle of the night diaper changes.

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  • A parent reviewing the underwear on Amazon complained that the elastic waistband began to unravel after the very first washing and continued to do so on every washing thereafter.

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  • The elastic waist keeps them practical for little girls.

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  • The matching pants are a brown cotton jersey with an elastic waist and pink paisley hems with satin bows.

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  • The same print finishes the hem of the matching chocolate bootleg pants, which have an elastic waist and are finished with satin bows.

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  • How tight is the elastic at the top of the socks?

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  • Many hand-smocked dresses are still made without elastic, which improves both the comfort and the durability of the garment, allowing you to pass it on to anyone else who needs a lovely baby dress.

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  • It has a V-neck, elastic ruching at the waist and a flowy bottom, making it perfect to wear over jeans.

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  • They have an elastic waistband, ankle slits and a wide leg.

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  • Jeans turned up at the cuff: A simple pair of elastic waist blue jeans, a nautical tee shirt and striped socks with deck shoes creates a unique look.

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  • The elastic waistband on the pants provides exceptional comfort and does not pinch or bind sensitive skin.

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  • This is a good basic short with a hidden adjustable elastic waistband.

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  • This classic, instantly recognizable Puma design features an elastic waist with an interior drawstring for a better fit and a solid front with contrast side panels.

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  • For boys who just need a good athletic short, Puma makes the All Play Short, a simple design with an elastic waist, front pockets and an arched contrasting side panel.

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  • It has an elastic waistband and interior drawstring and comes in plain colors with contrast piping and panels.

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  • It has an elastic waist with an interior drawstring, contrasting striped panels on the sides and an additional horizontal side panel on which the cat logo has been embroidered.

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  • The long hair on top of the head is usually worn in a high ponytail secured by an elastic band.

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  • Tightly secure one end with a small elastic band.

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  • Insert the jewelry wire in the center, securing it in the elastic band.

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  • Secure the bottom end of the braid with the second elastic band.

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  • Slip on the jewelry end cap over one of the elastic bands.

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  • Simply add a length of ribbon to the elastic band in the beginning and braid it into the bracelet.

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  • The links are created by elastic cord that the entire bracelet is strung on for easy removing.

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  • They consist of elastic waist pants with a two-button closure and long sleeve top with a button-up front.

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  • State O Maine Long Sleeve Flannel Pajamas: These 100% cotton big and tall pajamas come in sizes 2X-T and 3X-T and have an elastic waist.

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  • Elastic waistband: Jogging suit pants are made to be easy to get in and out of.

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  • The elastic also stretches to move with your body.

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  • Even though your pants will probably have an elastic waistband, you should wear the right size so that the elastic isn't cutting into your skin.

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  • For exercising or casual occasions, men's elastic waist shorts are the perfect item to wear to keep you cool and comfortable.

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  • Whether you choose to work out in a gym or run city streets for your exercise, wearing elastic waist shorts during these activities will keep you properly outfitted.

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  • Comfort Clothing carries elastic waist shorts for men, which are available in black, khaki or navy colors.

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  • Cottonseed offers several styles of elastic waist shorts.

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  • Big Man's Land carries an elastic waist short with inside drawstring, belt loops, and a zip fly.

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  • JCPenney sells a Towncraft elastic waist short, available in nine colors.

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  • When wearing your elastic waist shorts for sporty activities, athletic shoes are an obvious choice.

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  • Tee shirts are perfect for sporty wear, but for the dressier elastic waist shorts, you can wear polo shirts, short sleeve button-up shirts or plain tees.

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  • Elastic waist shorts can be part of a comfortable summertime ensemble.

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  • Creekwood elastic waist twill shorts: All you have to do is slip these on and tie the drawstring if needed.

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  • They have an elastic drawstring waist, two side pockets and a back pocket designed to hold the average wallet.

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  • The gold side striping is reflective and the trouser cuffs are elastic with side zippers for maximum comfort and practicality.

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  • There is a dual zipper to prevent bulging, as well as two side pockets, a chest flap pocket and a flat-front elastic waistband.

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  • Wrestling One: The company's Dazzle Panel Shorts are gleaming and sporty, with a relaxed fit, elastic waist and a vibrant color with contrasting white stripes down the sides.

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  • They have an elastic waist with drawstring and a breathable, quick-drying internal brief.

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  • The brief liner will move sweat away from your skin to prevent chafing and the elastic waistband provides a flexible fit.

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  • What this essentially means is that an elastic band is housed at the hem of the shirt that "tightens" it one the wearer's body.

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  • These shorts have an elastic side panel waistband and are done in a relaxed fit.

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  • They have elastic on each side of the waist to give extra comfort.

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  • They have an elastic waistband and a band at the bottom of each leg opening.

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  • They have an elastic waist with a drawstring and elastic cuffs.

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  • The mesh inner lining has padding and elastic cuffs while the outer shell has pockets.

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  • They have elastic cuffs and a flatseam construction.

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  • Elastic waist denim shorts are extremely comfortable.

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  • They are preferred for active men who like the comfort and feel of an elastic waist.

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  • They are done in a cargo style and have elastic inserts on each side of the waist band.

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  • For example, at Davis Big and Tall online retailer they feature a nice elastic waist knit pant.

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  • Most support socks for men are manufactured from nylon or rayon, which is woven with other elastic fibers to provide a predetermined amount of compression.

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  • They're made of mesh, fit loosely, and have an elastic waistband that you can tighten on the inside for a perfect fit.

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  • There's nothing quite like elastic waist cargo pants for weekend relaxing.

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  • While an elastic waist pant is not as convenient for outdoor activities, they can be perfect for weekend loafing, errands or working around the house.

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  • Virtually every clothing designer who makes cargo pants for men provides at least one pair with an elastic waist, so there are many from which to choose.

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  • At JC Penney, the classic shop for such basic wear, you can get Towncraft flat-front elastic cargo pants that have an adjustable drawstring to give you an individual fit.

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  • They are lightweight and breathable, perfect for a day in the sun, and feature elastic side panels at the waist.

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  • Featuring a partially elastic waist, they are made of abrasion-resistant nylon and have a water-repellent finish.

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  • Elastic waist cargo pants are also worn by men in the medical field, as they make for a comfortable and practical uniform.

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  • The elastic waist has a reinforced drawstring and there is also a zip fly, plus two slash pockets and a back patch pocket.

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  • At Uniform Corner, you can choose from a range of medical scrubs cargo pants for men, all with comfortable elastic waists.

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  • It is soft yet durable and features an elastic waistband and double stitched hems.

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  • It has an elastic waistband with a drawstring, side pockets and is made from moisture wicking fabric.

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  • They have a roomy cut and feature an elastic waistband and side seam pockets.

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  • These shorts feature a soft elastic waistband and side seam pockets.

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  • Beyond this, they also feature a zip front with a Velcro top closure, an elastic back and attached swim pants.

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  • Many plus size pants have elastic around the entire waistline which adds to their comfort.

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  • You can still have the comfort of elastic plus the look of a flat front if you look for pants with elastic only on the sides or in the back.

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  • All pants, regardless of whether they have elastic or not, should have belt loops if you plan to wear a belt.

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  • A zipper style with elastic gussets makes boot wearing a lot more comfortable for a wider calf.

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  • Sewing the cups first will give you the best fit, and adding elastic to the bra's band should be your last step.

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  • The swimsuits are made with built-in, soft-cup bras with a one-inch elastic band.

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  • It is made from Lycra and has a scalloped lace waistband in the front and a back elastic strap.

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  • You'll look fabulous in this classic design, which features an elastic waist and two panels for a great fit in sizes 14W to 34W.

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  • The skirt features two side seam pockets, a full elastic waist and a drawstring in sizes 14W to 42W.

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  • Featuring multiple panels that provide a full sweep, two side pockets and a wide elastic waist, this 34-inch long skirt comes in sizes 12W to 34W.

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  • Proctor Jones has a few styles of pants available including elastic waist pants and bibs.

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  • Just Gear offers a variety of styles including bibs, elastic waist and cargo ski pants.

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  • When shopping for ballroom dancing skirts, look for elastic waists for ease of movement.

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  • They sit at your natural waist and have a full elastic waistband, as well as hem slits in the legs.

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  • While thin elastic plus-sized belts are not always in fashion or easy to find, when this trend takes over the runway, even full-figured women can wear them in style.

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  • Unlike belts made to fit into your slacks' belt loops, elastic belts are more of an accessory that's mainly for show.

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  • The elastic aspect makes them perfect for a range of sizes because they easily stretch.

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  • There are a couple of stylish ways to wear thin elas