This will excite the curiosity of our structural engineers.
The least stimulus which suffices to excite is known as the stimulus of threshold value.
to excite startled attention.
It is also certain that he liked to excite applause in the galleries by some platitude about the "glorious Revolution" or the "Protestant succession."
9) that in 42-41 B.C. the city was rich enough to excite the cupidity of M.
My friends did all they could to excite my curiosity by hints and half-spelled sentences which they pretended to break off in the nick of time.
Even Schliemann's first excavations at Hissarlik in the Troad (q.v.) did not excite surprise.
His extravagant pretensions only served to excite ridicule.
He must remember that the historian should not write as the dramatist does to charm or excite his audience for the moment (ii.
The high praise given to his administration may even excite some doubts as to its real excellence.
Hitherto nothing had been said respecting the necessity of heat to excite the tourmaline; but it was shown by Aepinus that a temperature between 992° and 212° Fahr.
At the present day, however, his periodical writings are neglected, and all that can be said to excite interest are, first the Lives of the Poets (best edition by Birkbeck Hill and H.
You may melt your metals and cast them into the most beautiful moulds you can; they will never excite me like the forms which this molten earth flows out into.
excite its second mode of vibration.
Hucbald made rapid progress in the acquirement of various sciences and arts, including that of music, and at an early age composed a hymn in honour of St Andrew, which met with such success as to excite the jealousy of his uncle.
In them areas are found whence stimuli excite movements of this or that finger alone, of the upper lip without the lower, of the tip only of the tongue, or of one upper eyelid by itself.
Trophic disturbance in the nutrition of the skin may be so great that a slight degree of external pressure or irritation is sufficient to excite even a gangrenous inflammation.
By a decree of the Convention the four accused persons were deported to Cayenne, a new mode of dealing with political offenders almost as effective as the guillotine, while less apt to excite compassion.
He then retired to Vienna, and in 1812 he took part in the attempt to excite a second insurrection against Napoleon in Tirol.
I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.
47) and when electric waves fall on A they excite oscillations in the fine wire resistance R and increase the resistance, and so upset the balance of the bridge and cause the galvanometer to deflect.
It is in most instances traceable to exposure to cold or damp, to overuse of the limbs in walking, &c. Any source of pressure upon the nerve within the pelvis, such as may be produced by a tumour or even by constipation of the bowels, may excite an attack of sciatica.
The Sidereus Nuncius, published at Venice early in 1610, contained the first-fruits of the new mode of investigation, which were sufficient to excite learned amazement on both sides of the Alps.
In the preface to his fifth book he excuses his trenching on the region of political history on the ground of his desire to spare his readers the disgust which perusal of the endless disputes of the bishops could not fail to excite, and in that to his sixth book he prides himself on never having flattered even the orthodox bishops.
As the latter title made him nominally the secular lord of the world, it might have been expected to excite the pride of his German subjects; and doubtless, after a time, they did learn to think highly of themselves as the imperial race.
the newspapers; but in general the proceedings of committees and even debates in the houses are imperfectly reported and excite no great public interest.
The refinements of training, as of pruning, may, however, be carried too far; and not unfrequently the symmetrically trained trees of the French excite admiration in every respect save fertility.
An easy way of testing this conclusion is to excite the extreme tip of a glass rod, which is then held in succession to the root of the jet, and to the place of resolution.
They did much to excite thinking, and advanced many problems by more than one step, but they did not furnish a coherent system, and the doctrines which were then new have since been worked out with greater consistency and clearness.
The bill naturally encountered opposition from many Liberals, while it failed to excite any enthusiasm among.
Any strain upon the nervous system, such as mental overwork or anxiety, is a potent cause; or exposure to cold and damp, which seems to excite irritation in a nerve already predisposed to suffer.
The report of Captain Charles Wilkes, who visited the coast in1841-1842in charge of the United States exploring expedition helped to excite this interest.
The village grew up round the abbey, and by the 15th century had become sufficiently important to excite the jealousy of the neighbouring burgh of Renfrew.
It was indeed under the princes of the house of Timur that most of the noble buildings were erected, of which the remains still excite our admiration at Herat, while all the great historical works relative to Asia, such as the Rozetes-Sefa, the Habib-es-seir, Hafiz Abru's Tarikh, the Mallet' a-esSa'adin, &c., date from the same place and the same age.
The South German Confederation, contemplated by the with 6th article of the treaty of Prague, never came into being; and, though Prussia, in order not prematurely to excite the alarm of France, opposed the suggestion that the southern states should join the North German Confederation, the bonds of Bavaria, as of the other southern states, with the north, were strengthened by an offensive and defensive alliance with Prussia, as the result of Napoleon's demand for "compensation" in the Palatinate.
Of the numerous works of art discovered in the course of the excavations the statues and large works of sculpture, whether in marble or bronze, are inferior to those found at Herculaneum, but some of the bronze statuettes are of exquisite workmanship, while the profusion of ornamental works and objects in bronze and the elegance of their design, as well as the finished beauty of their execution, are such as to excite the utmost admiration - more especially when it is considered that these are the casual results of the examination of a second-rate provincial town, which had, further, been ransacked for valuables (as Herculaneum had not) after the eruption of 79.
The reason he gave for delay was that he did not anticipate war; and that he did not wish to excite unwarrantable suspicions in the minds of the Free State.
It is true that his election was immediately impugned by the cardinals on frivolous grounds; but the responsibility for this rests, partially at least, with the pope himself, whose reckless and inconsiderate zeal for reform was bound to excite a revolution among the worldly cardinals still yearning for the fleshpots of Avignon.
Borgia's elevation did not at the time excite much alarm, except in some of the cardinals who knew him, and at first his reign was marked by a strict administration of justice and an orderly method of government in satisfactory contrast with the anarchy of the previous pontificate, as well as by great outward splendour.
It must excite our surprise that one who used his pen so freely should have escaped the pains and penalties which invariably overtook minor offenders in the same kind.
Such discharges descend the nerve fibres of the spinal cord, and through the intermediation of various spinal nerve cells excite the respiratory muscles through their motor nerves.
II.); that is to say, it dies and falls a prey to the organisms which excite putrefaction, just as would happen to any other dead animal tissue were it unconnected with the body.
He was unwilling to excite the prejudices of modern politics which seemed to him to run back through the whole period of the reign of George III.
His strong personal will and inflexible opinions had much to do with the resurrection of France; but the very same facts made it inevitable that he should excite violent opposition.
As soon as Carthage seemed to be recovering herself, and some of Massinissa's partisans were driven from the city into exile, his policy was to excite the fears of Rome, till at last in 149 war was declared - the Third Punic War, which ended in the final overthrow of Carthage.
The practice has a well-ascertained tendency to excite the imagination; and in so far as it disturbs that healthy and wellbalanced interaction of body and mind which is the best or at least the normal condition for the practice of virtue, it is to be deprecated rather than encouraged (Theologische Ethik, sec. 873-875).
Mag., 1907, 1 4, p. 59 6) found that the least energy stream required to excite sensation did not vary greatly between frequencies of 512 and 256, FIG.
With all the great objects removed which could excite a true spirit of poetry, they devoted themselves to minute researches in all sciences subordinate to literature proper.
" Never literary attempt was more unfortunate; it fell dead-born from the press, without reaching such distinction as even to excite a murmur among the zealots."
The imperial administration was established through Italy, but its rapacity soon began to excite discontent, and the kernel of the Gothic nation had not submitted.
Chaumette (q.v.) the "worship of Reason," in opposition to the theistic cult inaugurated by Robespierre, against whom he tried to excite a popular movement.
It is common to go to confession, even though there are only venial sins to be confessed; and in order to excite contrition people are sometimes advised to confess over again some mortal sin from which they have been previously absolved.
Papinian tried to keep peace between the brothers, but with no better result than to excite the hatred of Caracalla, to which he fell a victim in the general slaughter of Geta's friends which followed the fratricide of A.D.
The colossus stood for fifty-six years, till an earthquake prostrated it in 224 B.C. Its enormous fragments continued to excite wonder in the time of Pliny, and were not removed till A.D.
A Frenchman before everything, he abased the papal power to such an extent as to excite the indignation of his contemporaries, often slavishly subordinating it to the exigencies of the domestic and foreign policy of the Angevins at Naples and the reigning house at Paris.
The attitude of the northern powers, however, and especially of Russia, towards Poland was beginning to excite the sultan's liveliest suspicions; and these the accession, in 1762, of the masterful Catherine II.
She assented on condition that the divorce could be lawfully effected without impeachment of her son's legitimacy; whereupon Lethington undertook in the name of all present that she should be rid of her husband without any prejudice to the child - at whose baptism a few days afterwards Bothwell took the place of the putative father, though Darnley was actually residing under the same roof, and it was not till after the ceremony that he was suddenly struck down by a sickness so violent as to excite suspicions of poison.
It is safe to say that no prehistoric monument in Great Britain has given rise to more speculation as to its origin, date and purpose; and although the few hoary stones still extant are but a small portion of the original structure they are still sufficiently imposing to excite the wonder of the passing traveller, and mysterious enough to puzzle the antiquary.
You still excite me, and I think I still excite you.
You still excite me - a LOT.
With sexy bikinis and minimal coverage swim wear growing in popularity, it's no wonder that pictures hocking swimsuits excite as much controversy as they do enthusiasm.
Coupling words with a gentle caress or lifting her into his arms and carrying her to their bedroom never failed to excite her.
This doctrine is that all our moral sentiments arise from sympathy, that is, from the principle of our nature "which leads us to enter into the situations of other men and to partake with them in the passions which those situations have a tendency to excite."
Small doses excite the nervous system, while larger doses are depressing.
excite sympathy of one kind or another.
At these times she is wanton and extravagant in her cruelty, killing apparently for the gratification of her ferocious and bloodthirsty nature, and perhaps to excite and instruct the young ones, and it is not until they are thoroughly capable of killing their own food that she separates from them.
Excite Truck for the Nintendo Wii is an arcade style racing game that lets you fully enjoy the unique motion-sensitive controls of Nintendo's next-generation video game system.
With Excite Truck, you're restricted to just two people.
His knowledge of antiquity was so profound as to excite the admiration of all the learned men with whom he discoursed, even when, as in the case of Pius II., they chanced to be his personal enemies.
His energy, vision and engineering genius must excite the admiration of any engineer - it certainly did mine.
There was a tide so strongly in his favor as to excite the astonishment of all observers.
Our goal is to excite both the specialty buyer and the customer with innovative designs, distinctive fabrics and incredible attention to detail.
This condition will surely excite the curiosity of our structural engineers.
Here was a spectacle to excite the derision or pity of the gods.
The pieces of crust thrown upon the surface were soon engulfed by a variety of handsome sized creatures to excite my young pulse.
We wish to excite the envy of our untraveled friends with our strange foreign fashions which we can't shake off.
excite the electrons by different amounts (Figure 2 ).
Both these forms of production are of a kind not likely to excite local trade jealousy.
The arts of Tyrrel occasioned both a good deal of annoyance, by false representations calculated to excite their mutual jealousy.
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Three scanning electron beams hit the phosphor screen at slightly different angles to excite different phosphors to produce red, green and blue dots.
Their shape after to companies in required to excite elements polonium and radium.
Excite requires quotation marks to indicate a phrase search, otherwise they are linked by the Boolean operator OR.
I am sorry these simple truisms should excite the hon.
uninteresting person I am than excite you as the wonderful person you imagine.
Moreover, he stated subsequently that he thereby hoped to excite other naturalists to share with him the investigations he was making on a subject which had hitherto escaped notice or had been wholly neglected, since he considered that he had proved the disposition of the feathered tracts in the plumage of birds to be the means of furnishing characters for the discrimination of the various natural groups as significant and important as they were new and unexpected.
The gland evidently excretes, or at any rate gets rid of, a certain waste product of a proteid nature, which otherwise tends to accumulate in the tissues and to excite certain nervous and tissue phenomena.
In this article, which covers the science of Acoustics, we shall consider only the physical aspect of sound, that is, the physical phenomena outside ourselves which excite our sense of hearing.
It has been denied by some that pure thermal motion can ever give rise to line spectra, but that either chemical action or impact of electrons is necessary to excite the regular oscillations which give rise to line spectra.
On the other hand, the troubled and not impeccable past of the new pontiff was bound to excite some misgiving; while, at the same time, severe bodily suffering had brought old age on a man of but 53 years.
Famished persons are liable to morbid excite ment, and fall into imaginative ecstasies, in the course of which they see visions and spectres, converse with gods and angels, and are the recipients of supernatural revelations.
Hitherto nothing had been said respecting the necessity of heat to excite the tourmaline; but it was shown by Aepinus that a temperature between 992Ã‚° and 212Ã‚° Fahr.
Sorbiere, who was by no means partial to things English, definitely speaks of him as " celuy qui a le plus puissamment solicite les interests de la physique, et excite le monde a faire des experiences " (Relation d'un voyage en Angleterre, Cologne, 1666, pp. 63-64).
irritare, to excite) include: Rubefacients (Lat.
We excite and enthuse people We promote change, we reward achievement and we celebrate success.
Humorous gifts are available that can tease and excite without threat of insult.
On less expensive goggles, a simpler intensify tube is used to excite electrons coming from the ambient light and to project images, much as tubes in your television work to project images on the screen.
They will surely excite the dullest of wardrobes.
From artichokes to arugula, the recipes are cleverly designed to excite even the most experienced food critic.
The weave itself can be changed, with the standard squares becoming more open or having different shapes to excite the senses.
We have an assortment of beautiful and elegant lingerie while at the same time offering the more adventurous woman something to excite her as well.
To spread the word about your impending bash, you can always purchase official High School Musical invitations featuring the entire cast in a great pose sure to excite fans.
Finding new ways to excite her had become a game â€“ one that increased his excitement as well.
The Cobras: One of the original slides, still sure to excite thrill seekers.
Magical House on Boo Hill: Located near the Blue Streak, this family-friendly haunted house has several themed rooms to excite and delight younger guests.
Many young boys (and girls) love nothing more than to play with monster trucks, so let them take a virtual truck for a race through the desert in Excite Truck.
Keep reading this Excite Truck review to find out.
Realistically, you probably won't be doing very much (if any) braking in Excite Truck.
In future racing games for the Nintendo Wii, I would like to see a more accurate implementation than that found in Excite Truck.
Easily the biggest appeal in Excite Truck is that it gives a really good sense of speed.
Interestingly, the goal in each of the races found in Excite Truck is not to cross the finish line first.
In this way, Excite Truck is very much an "arcade" style game, rather than a racing simulator.
That said, you can achieve your goal (you are given the task of collecting a certain number of stars for each race) even if you're the last vehicle to finish in Excite Truck.
As there is no online multiplayer set up just yet for the Nintendo Wii, I was hoping to at least find a decent local multiplayer in Excite Truck, split-screen style.
Well, the unique controls, excellent sense of speed, and the feeling of "just about to lose control" will certainly put a smile on your face when you first play Excite Truck, but it gets really repetitive, really fast (no pun intended).
Early titles like Kung Fu Master were cult-favorites but did little to excite public interest.
A Wii launch title from Nintendo themselves, Excite Truck puts you in control of a vehicle and lets you race by tilting and turning your controller.
Simply highlight the game you want to buy -- Ecco the Dolphin, Excite Bike, and Bonk's Adventure are among the highlights -- and select "Buy".
This will of course excite your dog and make it happy.
Because of the unique motion sensitive controls on the Nintendo Wii, you can get a pretty realistic driving experience by holding the Wii Remote sideways in racing games like Excite Truck, GT Pro Series, and Need for Speed Carbon.
The hunt, the purchase, and the lasting enjoyment from owning these pieces excite the collector.
Auctions,Excite Auctions, or Lycos Classifieds.
Stimulant drugs are drugs that excite the central nervous system.
For best results, flip through magazines for inspiration of style ideas that excite you.
When your soldier smells these scents it will bring back fond memories and excite him or her about returning home.
Tickets to "My Fair Lady" are not going to excite anyone who is not already a fan of the stage; the fact that you think it's romantic doesn't help.
Not only can you find numerous tarot decks to excite your fancy, you just might find that tarot classes are offered as well.
Activities they will think of as chores in a few years excite them at this age.
It behooves you to excite the reader about the potential of your project, in order to prick their interest to learn more.
Auto manufacturer designers hoping to create something to excite the car-buying public came up with the word "crossover" in 2007.
Excite Truck is one of the launch titles for the Nintendo Wii that fully embraces this new take on video game controls.
Excite children of all ages with a custom-made amigurumi robot.
During the lifetime of Griffith Jones the course of Welsh Methodism had run in orthodox channels and had been generally supported by the Welsh clergy and gentry; but after his death the tendency to exceed the bounds of conventional Church discipline grew so marked as to excite the alarm of the English bishops in Wales.
I 'd rather bore you as the uninteresting person I am than excite you as the wonderful person you imagine.
You should avoid colors that excite, like bright yellows and reds, and instead go for warmer, deeper reds, cool blues and greens, or neutral colors.
Like red, these colors stimulate and excite.
Whittle your list down to three or four ideas that really excite you, then have a talk with your baker.
He followed up with four more singles, Nah Get No Bly (One More Try), Deport Them, Excite Me, and Hackle Mi, all of which were hugely successful in Jamaica.
If black, white or flesh-colored doesn't excite you, perhaps you're looking for colored plus size bras to spice up your lingerie wardrobe.
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