How to use Elongate in a sentence
The larvae are elongate and worm-like, with short legs but often with hard strong cuticle.
The feelers are elongate and conspicuous.
The requirements of an elongate body moving through the resistant medium of water are met by the evolution of similar entrant and exit curves, and the bodies of most swiftly moving aquatic animals evolve into forms resembling the hulls of modern sailing yachts (Bashford Dean).
The tenth abdominal segment carries a pair of jointed cerci which are often elongate, and the feelers are always long, while the jaws are usually feeble and membranous, though the typical parts of a mandibulate mouth are present - mandibles, maxillae with inner and outer lobes and palps, and second maxillae (labium) whose lacinae are not fused to form a ligula.
The Capsidae are a large family of rather soft-skinned bugs mostly elongate in form with the two basal segments of the feelers stouter than the two terminal.Advertisement
Limopsidae.-Shell orbicular, hinge curved, ligament longer transversely than antero-posteriorly; foot elongate, pointed anteriorly and posteriorly.
Astartidae.-Shell concentrically striated; foot elongate, without byssus.
The grain is elongate and of a reddish colour, but it has a sweet smell and very pleasant taste.
Each zooid has six tentacles; the stomodaeum is elongate, but the sulcus and sulculus are very feebly represented.
Jointed, often elongate, cerci.Advertisement
Elongate, jointed cerci.
The larva is elongate and campodeiform.
The Embiidae are feeble, somewhat soft-skinned insects with the prothorax small and the mesothorax and metathorax elongate.
The feelers of these insects are elongate and thread-like, consisting of from a dozen to nearly thirty segments.
The May-flies are remarkably primitive in certain of their characters, notably the elongate cerci, the paired, entirely mesodermal genital ducts, and the occurrence of an ecdysis after the acquisition of functional wings.Advertisement
Structurally the Neuroptera are distinguished by elongate feelers, a large, free prothorax, a labium with the inner lobes of the second maxillae fused together to form a median ligula, membranous, net-veined wings without hairy covering, those of the two pairs being usually alike, the absence of abdominal cerci, and the presence of six or eight Malpighian tubes.
The same is the case with the allied Ascalaphidae, which are distinguished from the Myrmeleonidae by their elongate feelers - as long as the body - and by the irregular apical areolets of the wings.
They may be distinguished from the Neuroptera by the elongation of the head into a beak, the small prothorax, the narrow, elongate wings with predominantly longitudinal neuration, the presence of abdominal cerci and the cruciform larva.
The insects comprised in it are distinguished from the earwigs by their elongate, rather narrow forewings, which usually cover, or nearly cover, the abdomen when at rest, and which are firmer in texture than the hindwings.
The Mantidae or " praying insects " have the prothorax elongate and the forelegs powerful and raptorial, while the large, broad head is prominent.Advertisement
They are more or less elongate in form, often eel-shaped, and naked or covered with minute scales.
The insect, which may have become an imago with the Gordian larva still in it, is then eaten by a carnivorous insect or by a fish, and the contained Gordian larva becomes elongate and mature in its second host.
The jaws are provided with small teeth in several rows, and there is an elongate patch of further teeth on each side of the front of the palate (inserted on the vomerine and palatine bones).
The leaf-cutter bees (Megachile) - which differ from Andrena and Halictus and agree with Osmia, Apis and Bombus in having elongate tongues - cut neat circular disks from leaves, using them for lining the cells of their underground nests.
After invagination is completed, the embryo begins to elongate, the blastopore becomes narrower, and the dorsal wall of the gastrula loses its convexity, and becomes flattened to form the dorsal plate, the outer layer of which is the primordium of the neurochord and the inner layer the primordium of the notochord.Advertisement
Willemoes Suhm, which makes up for its vanished eyes by its extraordinarily elongate and dentated claws; in Psalidopus huxleyi, Wood-Mason and Alcock (1892), bristling with spikes from head to tail; in the Nematocarcinidae, with their long thread-like limbs and longer antennae; in species of Aristaeopsis reported by Chun from deep water off the east coast of Africa, bright red prawns nearly a foot long, with antennae about five times the length of the body.
The head of a bristle-tail carries a pair of compound eyes and a pair of elongate many-jointed feelers.
In the Entomobryidae the body is elongate and clearly segmented, but the dorsal region (tergum) of the prothorax is much reduced and the head downwardly directed; the spring is well developed.
The function of the nodes is to raise again culms which have become bent down; they are composed of highly turgescent tissue, the cells of which elongate on the side next the earth when the culm is placed in a horizontal or oblique position, and thus raise the culm again to an erect position.
The filaments elongate rapidly at flowering-time, and the lightly versatile anthers empty an abundance of finely granular smooth pollen through a longitudinal slit.
In Cycas the stem apex, after producing a cluster of carpellary leaves, continues to elongate and produces more budscales, which are afterwards pushed aside as a fresh crown of fronds is developed.
The foliageleaves occur either scattered on long shoots of unlimited growth, or at the apex of short shoots (spurs), which may eventually elongate into long shoots.
In the Abietineae the cells of the middle tier elongate and push the lowest tier deeper into the endosperm; the cells of the bottom tier may remain in lateral contact and produce together one embryo, or they may separate (Pinus, Juniperus, &c.) and form four potential embryos.
The Protocrinidae lead up to Proteroblastus, in which the theca is ovoid, sometimes prolonged into a stem, the plates differentiated into (a) smooth, irregular, depressed interambulacrals, (b) transversely elongate brachioliferous adambulacrals, to which the diplopores, which lie at right angles to the main food-groove, are confined.
Radius confluent with ulna, and tibia with fibula; tarsus (astragalus and calcaneum) elongate, forming an additional segment in the hind limb.
But the larvae of the Ecaudata are mainly herbivorous and the digestive tract is accordingly extremely elongate and coiled up like the spring of a watch.
You should be able to make out a misty patch which appears slightly elongate.
Excessive loading in the early post-operative rehabilitation period can elongate the autogenous graft.
At celtain points the cambium does not give rise to xylem and phloem elements, but cuts off cells on both sides which elongate radially and divide by horizontal walls.
In Characeae and Muscineae they are of elongate spiral form, and consist of an elongate dense nucleus and a small quantity of - cytoplasm.
Its body is well-proportioned, rather elongate, and somewhat like that of the European barbel, but covered with very large scales, of which there are only twentyfive or twenty-seven placed along the lateral line; the dorsal fin is armed with a long and strong spine, and the mouth provided with four slender and short barbels.
One of the most interesting features of ant-societies is the dimorphism or polymorphism that may often be seen among the workers, the same species being represented by two or more forms. Thus the British " wood ant " (Formica rufa) has a smaller and a larger race of workers (" minor " and " major " forms), while in Ponera we find a blind race of workers and another race provided with eyes, and in Atta, Eciton and other genera, four or five forms of workers are produced, the largest of which, with huge heads and elongate trenchant mandibles, are known as the " soldier " caste.
Prominent paired limbs are often borne on the tenth segment, the elongate tail-feelers (cerci) of bristle-tails and may-flies, or the forceps of earwigs, for example.
For example, the egg may be raised above the surface on which it is laid by an elongate stalk; the eggs may be protected by a secretion, which in some cases forms a hard protective capsule or " purse "; or they may be covered with shed hairs of the mother, while among waterinsects a gelatinous envelope, often of rope-like form, is common.
Biting mandibles; first maxillae elongate; second maxillae completely fused.
As regards wing-structure, the Isoptera with the two pairs closely similar are the most primitive of all winged insects; while in the paired mesodermal genital ducts, the elongate cerci and the conspicuous maxillulae of their larvae the Ephemeroptera retain notable ancestral characters.
Even the comparatively shortest species and genera can always be termed elongate, the broadest and shortest of all being the parasitic Malacobdella and the pelagic Pelagonemertes.
The body is sub-cylindrical or somewhat convex above, flatter below, broad and oval in front and narrowed and elongate behind.
Those kinds which have a less elongate and cylindrical body possess a distinctly prehensile tail.
The Thysanura are recognizable by their elongate feelers and tail-processes (cerci).
The feelers are generally simple in type, rarely showing serrations or prominent appendages; but one or two basal segments are frequently differentiated to form an elongate " scape," the remaining segments - carried at an elbowed angle to the scapemaking up the " flagellum "; the segments of the flagellum often bear complex sensory organs.
The Cephidae, or stem saw-flies, have an elongate pronotum, a compressed abdomen, and a single spine on the shin of the fore-leg.
The Pelecinidae - included here by Ashmead - are large insects with remarkably elongate abdomens and undivided trochanters.
The Mantispidae are remarkable among the Neuroptera for their elongate prothorax, raptorial fore-legs and hypermetamorphic life-history, the young campodeiform larva becoming transformed into a fat cruciform grub parasitic on young spiders or wasp-larvae (see Mantis-Fly).
The Locustidae (see Grasshopper, Katydid) have the feelers and often also the ovipositor very elongate; the foot is four-segmented; the ears are placed at the base of the foreshin and the stridulation is due to the friction of a transverse " file " beneath the base of the left forewing over a sharp ridge on the upper aspect of the right.
Alpine Farms do use fake berries in order to elongate the natural smell and look of the wreath.
For example, vertical stripes can elongate the space and horizontal stripes can make it look wider, but bold patterns like damask can make the space feel more closed in.
Accent walls can visually elongate shallow rooms, focus the eye in conversation areas, or add a splash of bold color to the space, so if you're stuck between two colors you may want to use them both.
Genetic modifications can elongate the shelf life of many foods, especially fruits and vegetables.
Likewise, processed foods not only contain less nutrients, but may also include harmful additives that elongate the shelf life but can negatively affect human health, some say.
To elongate the leg line make sure there is no gap between the top of the boot and the bottom of the skirt or dress.
Petite women can elongate their frames by wearing jackets and pants in similar colors.
Since most wrap blouses have V-necks, these tops tend to elongate the body.
Her flowing empire waist gown, has gentle front pleating to conceal the tummy and elongate the body.
Hemlines of pants should cover your shoes to elongate the look of your legs.
Women who have shapely legs and don't mind showing them off may prefer short dresses, while women who want to elongate their look or prefer more coverage may opt for longer, almost maxi-type dresses.
When choosing prints or patterns, look for vertical details if you want to elongate and slenderize your figure.
Not only does this long, flowing gown hide the legs, it also works to elongate the figure.
Hendricks' character Joan tends to wear dresses that elongate her figure and hug at the waist, thus drawing yet more emphasis to her hourglass shape.
Slip into a pair of heels to further elongate your figure.
For an overall slimming effect, opt for a dark color (especially for formal events), or seek out tops that feature strategically placed vertical stripes, which naturally elongate.
Shorter skirts elongate the figure and give your legs a leaner look, especially when you pair your dress with heels!
A-line or princess-line styles elongate the body and torso for a long, lean look.
Not only will they further elongate your face, but shallow lenses won't offer optimal sun protection.
People with a round face, for example, need glasses which help to elongate the face, and should look out for square or angular styles which will minimise the roundness of the face.
As they elongate, bones of this type go through a process called remodeling during which they change in outer shape as well.
If a child is not corrected fully and continues to have blurred vision, the eye may elongate in response to blur, perpetuating the myopia.
A smaller afro could have tapered sides to better suit particular face shapes, and a buzz cut could have a longer top to help elongate a face and reduce the frequency of trims.
Choose long layered hair styles that incorporate short layers that elongate the face by adding volume.
Not only will a graceful knot or French twist elongate the neck, it will also emphasize your facial features and highlight jewelry, such as an intricate pair of earrings or an ornate necklace.
The idea is to slim the area around the cheeks to elongate the face and create a more oval shape.
The angled front of this bob style will elongate your chin, which may or may not flatter your bone structure.
Bob hair styles should be shoulder length or sit lower on the neck to soften the face and elongate the face.
Elongate faces with updos that create height.
The cut of each suit is, in itself, designed to elongate and slim the silhouette.
The majority of his fashions help to elongate the body, and with his flattering cuts, there's no doubt you'll be able to find a suit that helps you to feel great!
Long tankinis can help to attractively elongate the body, helping you to look your very best whether poolside or beach side.
The main advantage of this type of tankini is that it helps to elongate the body, and since it is impractical to wear any type of shoe heel to the beach, this extra length can help add an inch or two to your frame.
Long tankinis can be a real boon for any woman looking to elongate her figure, and one of the very best factors about this swim option is that there is a tremendous amount of varying styles from which you can choose.
Opt instead for solid blocks of color and vertical pinstripes, both of which tend to elongate the body.
If you want to appear slimmer in your bikini, then choose a solid color as that will help to elongate your figure.
You can still utilize this genre of swimwear to round out the bust line, elongate a torso, or to lengthen out the legs so that you look feminine and attractive.
Additionally, you'll also be able to find looks that minimize your back, or elongate your legs for a more attractive appearance.
The halter designs and plunging neckline styles work well with padded tops, as these styles elongate the body at the same time they give you a boost.
Her black Valentino dress featured vertical white accents that helped to elongate Julia's already tall frame.
Try to find a cocktail dress that hits right at the knee or slightly above to elongate your leg.
They should be at least two inches or more to elongate your leg.
Slip into a pair of wedge heels to elongate your legs and create a beautifully lean silhouette.
The turtleneck helps to elongate the body, which is one reason petite women may flock to this style.
Provided they match the dress, a pair of nude heels will elongate the body even more.
If you're on the slim side, elongate your appearance with a pair of heels.
Do elongate your legs and make calves look shapelier by wearing short heels.
Each shape has unique characteristics - it may elongate the finger, give the illusion of a larger gemstone, reflect light in a specific way, or simply fit into a unique engagement ring because of its unusual proportions.
If you're looking to elongate your leg, a pair of pointed toe black stiletto boots should do the trick.
Heels help elongate the leg, give you a sleeker, more slender silhouette and add a sexy vibe to your walk.
The goal of these shoes is to add enough height to the body to elongate one's frame, resulting in a slimming effect and a whole new sexier you.
Wearing the right pair of shoes can make your legs seem a mile long, which can elongate your entire look.
Well, they elongate the legs, streamline your look, add a pop of color, or even dress up a pair of blue jeans.
The maxi dress looks outstanding on tall, statuesque women, but it also does a lot to elongate the frames of petites.
Elongate your spine upwards, lengthening your neck and bringing your chin down.
These gentle movements will help to elongate and stretch your muscles, while jerky or sudden movements can lead to injuries or tears.
The right pair of silk stockings can elongate your legs and help you look great from every angle!
They also try meditation at a Thai Buddhist monastery and meet the so-called "ring neck women" who elongate their necks by wearing stacks of ringed necklaces.
In the Algae, such as Fucus, Volvox, Oedogonium, Bulbochaete, and in the Fungus Monoblepharis, the spermatozoid is a small oval or elongate cell containing nucleus, cytoplasm and sometimes plastids.
The fore-legs are elongate and adapted for clasping, while the short and flattened intermediate and hind legs form very perfect oar-like propellers.
With very few exceptions, the larva in this group is active and campodeiform, with cerci and elongate legs as in the Adephaga, but the leg has only four segments and one claw.
The prothorax is convex in front, and is usually drawn out behind into a prominent process on either side, while the elytra are elongate and tapering.
The larvae of the beautiful, elongate, metallic Donaciae live in the roots and stems of aquatic plants, obtaining thence both food and air.
It is customary to divide the Orthorrhapha into the two divisions Nematocera and Brachycera, in the former of which the antennae are elongate and in a more or less primitive condition, as described above, while in the latter these organs are short, and, as already explained, apparently composed of only three joints.
The head of an ant carries a pair of elbowed feelers, each consisting of a minute basal and an elongate second segment, forming the stalk or "scape," while from eight to eleven short segments make up the terminal "flagellum."
These segments are abundantly supplied with elongate tooth-like projections connected with nerve-endings probably olfactory in function.
The scales are sometimes rounded behind, but generally rhombic in shape and more or less elongate; they may be quite smooth or provided with a longitudinal ridge or keel in the middle line.
The majority have a compressed well-proportioned body, which in the marine species is of a more elongate form, leading to the allied group of flute-mouths (Fistulariidae), which are, in fact, gigantic marine sticklebacks.
They are recognizable by their slender and elongate hind-legs; many of them provision their burrows with spiders.
The " tongue," for example, is short and obtuse or emarginate in Colletes and Prosopis, while in all other bees it is pointed at the tip. But in Andrena and its allies it is comparatively short, while in the higher genera, such as A pis and Bombus, it is elongate and flexible, forming a most elaborate and perfect organ for taking liquid food.
Another genus has been described from the Pleistocene of Nebraska, as Paramylodon; it has only four pairs of teeth, and an elongate skull with an inflated muzzle.
The motions of these limbless lizards are similar to those of snakes, which they resemble in their elongate body.
Smith Woodward has observed that the decline of many groups of fishes is heralded by the tendency to assume elongate and finally eel-shaped forms, as seen independently, for example, among the declining Acanthodians or palaeozoic sharks, among the modern crossopterygian Polypterus and Calamoichthys of the Nile, in the modern dipneustan Lepidosiren and Protopterus, in the Triassic chondrostean Belonorhynchus, as well as in the bow-fin (A7nia) and the garpike (Lepidosteus).
In accordance with the saltatorial habits of the members of this order, the vertebrae, which number from 40 to 60 in the Caudata, to upwards of in the Apoda, have become reduced to Io as the normal number, viz., eight praecaudal, one sacral and an elongate coccyx or urostyle, formed by coalescence of at least two vertebrae.
Frames used as bridge trusses should never be designed so that the elongation or compression of one member can elongate or compress any other member.
Elongate the end of the head to form a neck.
The Cerambycidae, or longhorn beetles, are recognizable by their slender, elongate feelers, which are never clubbed and rarely serrate.
The footless larvae are elongate, worm-like and very active; they feed upon almost any kind of waste animal matter, and when full-grown form a silken cocoon.
The skeleton is cartilaginous, and the skull is remarkable for the very elongate suspensorium of the lower jaw; the tail remains in the notochordal condition, no cartilages being formed in this organ, which is destined to disappear with the gills.
The larvae are remarkable for their small head, very broad thorax, with reduced legs, and narrow elongate abdomen.
In some of the species the elongate form of the head is still more exaggerated by a pointed flexible appendage of the snout (Passerita), which may be nearly half an inch in length, or leaf-like, as in the Madagascar Langaha.
The Siricidae (" wood-wasps ") are large elongate insects also with one spine on each fore-shin, but with the pronotum closely joined to the mesothorax.
Owing to more or less herbivorous habits, the intestine is exceedingly elongate and much convoluted, being several times larger and of a greater calibre than after the metamorphosis.
What characterizes a tadpole is the conjoined globular head and body, so formed that it is practically impossible to discern the limit between the two, sharply set off from the more or less elongate compressed tail which is the organ of propulsion.