How to use Features in a sentence
She met his gaze, her features warm.
His features were firm and chiseled.
How do these features work so well?
An unidentifiable expression lurked in his dark features as he nodded.
He took in her features with passive curiosity.Advertisement
His features were masculine and strong.
His features were stoic, his beautiful purple eyes the color of spring flowers.
The darkening shadows sharpened his features and highlighted the crows' feet around his eyes.
His solemn features gave no clue.
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He'd changed into a sweater and dark jeans and gazed down at her, disapproval in his hard features.
Relief crossed her features.
The hotel dining room is furnished with a simple elegance and features a pianist playing live music during peak hours.
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His direct gaze was intense as he took in her features.Advertisement
The features she'd admired when she was Death she now saw as stunning.
His broad head with its bold features and glittering eyes was resting on his hand.
Her pink hair was up in a bun that revealed the delicate cut of her elfin features.
His eyes and hair were black, his features noble.
He studied her features and touched her face with tenderness.Advertisement
The shortness of the summer, the deficiency of drainage and the depth to which the soil freezes in winter, are the circumstances which determine the characteristic features of the vegetation of the tundras.
Vast and impenetrable forests, impassable marches and thickets, numerous lakes, swampy meadows, with cleared and dry spaces here and there occupied by villages, are the leading features of this region.
Viewed as a whole, the flora of the forest region is to be regarded as European-Siberian; and, though certain species disappear towards the E., while new ones make their appearance, it maintains, on the whole, the same features throughout from Poland to Kamchatka.
Not so with the national customs. There are features - the wooden house, the oven, the bath - which the Russian never abandons, even when swamped in an alien population.
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Darian crouched beside his brother, studying him while emotions flew across his features.
Suddenly, he looked up, an uneasy expression crossing his features.
She scoured his features.
His features remained stoic, but she felt his concern.
He was neither ancient nor ugly, with familiar dark eyes and hair and roughly hewn features.
His features were emotionless, his body not yet relaxed completely again.
A flicker of alarm went across her features, warning Deidre something was wrong.
Short, dark hair framed a face with plain features that showed the signs of a lifetime of battle.
As much as she distrusted Wynn, she'd seen the caution in his features, the haunted wisdom of his gaze.
Cora said nothing, her features emotionless and eyes roving for threats.
She was trying hard to control her expression and the flush moving up her features.
Gabriel sat down on the railing to face her, arms crossed as he took in her features.
Shadows played across the delicate, pert features.
He moved to sit on the trunk at the end of the bed, close enough to see the details of her features without being too tempted to take her in his arms.
With his chiseled features and muscular frame, he was without a doubt the sexiest man she'd ever seen.
He paused and brushed wet hair from her face with one hand, scouring her features.
It lit up her features, and he saw the tiny fangs she was trying to hide.
Deidre was quiet, her features troubled.
The ocean breeze made her dress move as if it was alive, and her pink hair swept across her features.
Turmoil crossed the features of Darkyn's mate.
The puzzled curiosity on the features of Darkyn's mate made Deidre wonder if the girl fully understood what had happened.
Who could deny looking at those smooth bronzed features and delicious chocolate eyes that he was an unusually handsome man?
The light green scrubs made his long features look sallow and the pale blue eyes that fixed on her seemed more tired than interested.
His features were heavy and roughly hewn.
For the first time in their history, a flicker of emotion crossed the features of her surgeon.
He watched his expelled breath float away from him, his calm features hiding the anger in his blood.
Her eyes went to the chiseled features of the man sitting near her.
He went still, the humor fading from his features.
Though her hair was pink, there was no mistaking the delicate facial features, porcelain skin and large eyes of the woman who tormented him his entire life then dumped the underworld on him.
His Oriental features were chiseled, his turquoise eyes bright.
Deidre flung herself into his arms, pulling his face down to spread kisses across his features.
There was no sign of the gentle man who made love to her last night, nothing but the cold, stony features of death.
He moved closer, and she found herself arrested by handsome features and eyes that turned every color in the world.
Her features were drawn in the moonlight, and there were circles under her eyes.
The man was tall with Oriental features and striking, turquoise eyes.
Moonlight played across his chiseled features.
She searched his features.
No emotion crossed his features as his gaze settled on the two people on the bed.
She couldn't remember seeing his chiseled features in full light without being drunk or terrified.
With a low brow and piercing gaze, gravelly voice, a perfectly sculpted body and rugged features, Gabriel was the sexiest man she'd ever seen.
Wynn's gaze was on the figures across the lake, his impassive features bathed in green light.
Landon's response was chipper despite his severe features.
His tone was controlled, his features calm, his eyes the only indication of the fire in his blood.
Her longtime friend was impossible to read, as usual, and she saw the similarity in features between him and Andre.
She looked up at the silent shadow, whose chiseled features were unreadable.
Kris's normally iced features clouded, his violet eyes going green as he thought.
Kris's features clouded, and Gabriel suspected it was because Kris had been with his current lover, Jade, for hundreds of years.
His features were chiseled, the firelight casting harsh shadows across the planes of his face.
He perched on the edge of the desk, the fire casting shadows across his perfect, chiseled features.
His gaze settled on Jade's familiar features, and he studied his companion of so many years.
The similarities stopped at their tanzanite eyes and chiseled features; the speaker's skin was as dark as night.
Her dark, curly hair was matted with blood, her features pale.
Understanding crossed his features, and he unwound it, ignoring her attempts to slap him away.
She turned to see a tall, lean man with olive features that more closely resembled Rhyn's.
His chiseled features were sinister in
Kiki whirled from his position before the hearth, his oriental features set off by electric turquoise eyes.
By the austere clothing and stern features, Katie assessed she was in some kind of religious convent.
His eyes glinted rather than flashed, his copper skin tight across perfect, chiseled features.
He didn't have Kris's noble look or Andre's delicate features.
It was not a stretch, not with his muscular body pressed against her and his rugged features so close.
The woman turned, interest then puzzlement on her serene, chiseled features.
Hannah was apologizing for her pale features and dark-rimmed eyes.
His eyes flashed silver, his rugged features covered in a few days' growth.
His gaze drifted again to the woman whose pale features made him feel both proud and worried.
His bright features turned pink beneath his wire-rimmed glasses and straw-colored hair.
Surprise, then disbelief, crossed her features.
The maid dropped silently, her nose busted and blood splattered across her features.
The sight of Toby.s near lifeless features made her feel sick to her stomach.
Hannah.s face glowed as she gazed at Kris.s handsome features.
Darkyn was a head shorter than Kris and wider, his steady gaze and roughly hewn features reminding him of Rhyn.
Darkyn.s features were too shuttered to read, and Kris didn.t wait for him to second-guess anything.
I basically raised Katie from the time she was ten, she said, a sad look crossing her features.
He took in her delicate features and felt a familiar warmth stir his blood.
His turquoise eyes stood out against his caramel- colored Oriental features.
Her features darkened, and she turned away, saying, "I thought you had some level of honor or decency."
Even at such a young age, Rhyn.s features were troubled and somber, as if he knew what kind of a life awaited him.
His gaze went to her neck, his resolve solidifying at the sight of her exhausted features and red cheek.
Lishana's voice was as soft as her features.
She knew by their similar facial features they were brothers, and Romas's threat of hooking her up with one made her more self-conscious.
His skin was darker, the color of honey as opposed to alabaster, his eyes a rich, dark brown, and his features lacking the delicate, chiseled beauty of Romas's family.
The heavy, masculine features that made him fierce had rendered his sisters too heavy of face to be pretty.
She appeared to be telling a story, and not a very good one based on the angry shade to her features.
Realization crossed her features and with it another flash of anger.
A'Ran let a rare, mirthless smile cross his features.
She perched on the edge of one table, fidgeting hands in her lap and bright features alert as she focused on some point on the screen.
He took in her perfect features once more, impressed again with his choice.
Her features were flushed, her eyes large.
The guest watched her as she approached, and she recognized the distinct features of A'Ran's family.
His gaze was just as intense, his brow low, but his features not as heavy as A'Ran's.
His dark eyes dropped to Kiera's features.
He recalled his mother, her heavy features nonetheless made beautiful by her radiant smile as she swung a waist-high Talal around.
His thick form was tense, his features implacable.
She searched his fierce features.
He faced her, his features dark, and addressed her.
His features, however, were similar, his eyes identical.
She looked at Mansr, whose sharp gaze took in her features.
Her words died on her lips as she took in the deep worry lines and gaunt features of the man before her.
She had pulled her long auburn hair high on her head, making her appear taller and almost regal in spite of the simple lines of the garment, and the plainness of her features.
He truly lost himself in music and the hard mask of self-control gave way to softening features.
She had somehow found the most attractive features in the boy.
The bronze features were smooth and perfectly formed - almost too perfect, and yet, not effeminate.
A large dimple formed in the upper part of his right cheek, lending character to the smooth features.
His dark features brightened and his eyes twinkled with humor.
His bronze features were smooth except for the laugh lines at the corners of his eyes.
Despite his urgency, Mr. Tim was immaculately dressed, his silvered hair clashing with features rendered youthful by multiple advanced cosmetic surgeries.
There were circles under their eyes and strain in their features.
His features were chiseled, masculine and firm, his brow low and slashed with two dark eyebrows.
Lana looked from him to Major Brady, with his darker features and hair.
A look of incredulity crossed her features, and he doubted any army-type had ever threatened one of the elite class member forces.
She tried to pull away, panic growing at the look that crossed his features.
Shadows covered half his face, rendering his chiseled features and low brow sinister.
Understanding crossed her features.
Worry, but no elevated level of distress crossed her features.
He held up the vault again, and desperation crossed her features.
Brady met her gaze again, taking in the array of emotions crossing her features.
Mrs. Watson's features registered surprise.
The woman glanced up from her plate, surprise on her features.
There were likely some nasty security features on the other side of the Mississippi left over from the East-West Civil War.
Kelli's features were drawn, her gaze distracted.
Elise was walking among the survivors, her features growing irritated.
She traced the scars along one side of his face, taking in his features with concern.
Lana watched him approach, the same uncertainty on her features.
Her features turned pink.
It was still dark, and the moons of the underworld hadn't moved far across the sky. He sat, uneasy with the dream exchange with Death. A small fire burned between him and Katie, whose pale features and shadowed eyes were showing the effects of both her pregnancy and the toll the underworld took on mortals.
Katie chuckled, and he was almost relieved at the sight of her smile. Her features had grown paler and gaunter under his watch. He feared the underworld would sink her spirit, too. One of them had to have some sort of hope they'd make it out alive.
She stared at the dark features and glowing turquoise eyes of the eldest of Rhyn's brothers, who had died weeks before.
She felt nauseous again. As if reading it in her features, he smiled.
She frowned, a ripple of something else crossing her pale features.
Gabe studied her then allowed a small smile to cross his features. It was a hollow smile, and she wondered if Death was on his mind again.
A shadow crossed his features, one Rhyn didn't expect to see.
Kiki's features shuttered and went stoic.
He searched her features with his gaze, not understanding her strange insistence that she was really dead.
A troubled look crossed the death-dealer's features.
The petite woman who materialized out of the shadows wasn't what he expected. Her flawless features were unremarkable, her large eyes turning colors faster than his.
The woman looked human enough. Her features were hard to make out in the dark, but she at least had two arms and two legs.
Kris sat beside her. Hannah's skin had gone from pale to gray, and her features looked gaunt. He couldn't help thinking Katie wouldn't survive a week down here if Hannah was suffering so badly after a day. He touched Hannah's hair, revolted when a handful came off in his hand.
He feared the palace would go down with Death, what with the nonsense she was spouting about leaving. He took in his best friend's features, uncertain whether becoming Death was a good thing or not. Gabe looked the same, and hopefully, he wouldn't turn into the riddle-talking sociopath that preceded him.
They gazed at each other, and Gabe shook his head, a smile spreading across his features.
She gazed at those smooth bronzed features and nodded.
His bronzed features were always so smooth.
Retaining eye contact, she walked over to him and put a hand on his leg, gazing up at his somber features.
She shook her head, feeling giddy as she gazed up at his smooth bronze features.
She stole a glance at his troubled features and then laughed.
She tipped her head back and gazed up into his somber features.
For a moment he continued to stare at her, and then a smile slowly worked its way across the tortured features.
A pang of guilt shot through him as he studied Carmen's soft features in the dim light.
His dark eyes and caramel features seemed much older than his nineteen years.
He paused to look at himself, studying his rugged features and swirling gold eyes.
Darkness crossed Damian's features, the same darkness Darian felt go through him as he alluded to the fact he was broken beyond repair.
Little of the darkness that plagued him was visible in his handsome features and gaze.
His features had grown dark and shuttered.
Darian watched him, gauging the emotions crossing his features.
His cold, chiseled features were bathed in the light of a streetlamp while his room was dark, aside from light lining the cracked bathroom door.
His cold eyes took in her features.
It was too dark for her to see his features, but she heard his resolve.
There was no sign of her inner angst in her deep brown eyes or on her beautiful features.
Her features were still, her dark eyes riveted to him.
Jenn's distraught features gazed up at him, and he felt bad again for causing her any sort of pain.
Her features grew more worried at the mention of her mate.
He took in her features again then looked down the hall, where several people moved towards them.
The Vamp watched, interest on his features as the two women fought.
Darian met her gaze, his features resolved yet tinged with the same sorrow she felt.
The Oracle looked exhausted, worry on her features.
Her large eyes were arresting, her delicate features feminine and flawless.
Yet there was something in her haunted look and beautiful features that forbade him to harm her.
The woman's features were flushed, the man gesturing in Taran's general direction.
His eyes were observant and restless, his eyebrows thick and low, and his features hard.
He took in the different manners of dress, the different features and colors, and the variety of accents and languages he heard as he walked.
Taran glanced at him, taking in familiar cocoa features.
His normally cool features were red, his black eyes flashing.
His features paled and he bounded to his feet while the guard still spoke and motioned to two men at his right.
Taran released him and turned to stare hard at Sirian, whose calm features hid any emotion he might feel.
His rugged features were unshaven, giving him the same barbaric appearance as those around him.
The lanky youth had grown into a muscular man with icy green eyes, curly black hair, and chiseled features as cold as his father's.
Surprise registered across his chiseled features, and he took a step forward.
He was silent, and she considered his closed features.
He wanted to condemn the unreasonable woman, but it was difficult when he thought of her pale features.
His features were shrouded in darkness.
His face was hard, his rugged features striking.
His features were dark.
Though his eyes were closed against the light, Taran traced his fingers over her firm features, down her neck, shoulder, and to the bandaged arm.
He kept his own features impassive, but Vara's words pierced him to the core.
His features were stoic, his face hard.
He searched her face, and she studied him, wondering why she'd never noticed the strength of his features.
Anger crossed his features.
The smooth bronze features were sober as he spoke.
She studied his stoic features.
His features were dark and his lips smooth.
Carmen gazed up at his smooth features.
Carmen caressed Alex's hand and looked up at his handsome bronzed features.
Carmen slipped her hand in his and looked up at his somber features.
He was close to her age and, though she wouldn't have described him as handsome, there was something about his features that she found attractive.
She glanced up into his calm features.
She touched his arm, gazing up into his dark features.
His dark features were twisted with a perplexed expression as he swung her around.
His features were open with her; he had never entered her mind unbidden or used his skills or magic against her.
The emotions flying across his features were too quick for her to follow.
His body went rigid, and confusion crossed his features.
His eyes scoured her youthful features.
His features were beyond pale, to the point of translucent, his gaze unblinking.
She hugged the girl and fluttered kisses across her features, until the teen protested loudly enough for Xander to hear.
He circled the bench, until he was able to see the features of the Original Human more fully.
Her aristocratic features were strong and firm, her eyes the color of spring, circled by silver.
Her features were even and firm, her lips plump and glimmering with sparkly gloss.
Relief crossed her features as the iPad started right up.
Xander looked at her again, a flicker of something she thought might be cunning crossing his features.
She crossed to it and peered through the peep hole, surprised to see Jonny's caramel features and black eyes.
They were night and day, her pale beauty and raw emotion contrasting with his heavy, masculine features and dark satisfaction.
The familiar half-smile crossed his features.
Amusement crossed his features.
A faint smile crossed his features, before he returned his attention to his sparring partner.
Jessi's body was supple and relaxed in his arms, her gray eyes wide and her features flushed.
Tall and slender, the woman's eyes were piercing, her dark hair and pale features setting off the green of her eyes even more.
She wore headgear and boxing gloves and faced off against a man with the chiseled features of a Greek god, blond hair and sharp blue eyes.
A troubled look crossed Jenn's features.
Her smile faded and her features grew pensive.
He faced her, studying her features.
By Darian's occasional laugh and the hungry fire in Xander's features, they enjoyed killing.
Completely unguarded, her gray eyes were large and clear in the early morning light and her features relaxed.
Her features were as soft as her skin, her displaced curls everywhere.
After a surprised silence, fear crossed her features.
She looked uncertain rather than scared, and Jessi's eyes took in her cousin's features with relief.
She was watching him, fear and uncertainty on her features.
Her gray eyes were almost the color of the moon overhead, her pale features obscured by curls that danced in an ocean breeze.
She was panicking; he saw it in her features, before she faced them.
Dozens of Others with similar glowing eyes and pale features materialized.
Heavy features were shaded by a day or two of stubble, his red-hued gaze on the ocean.
Xander's features softened in warmth.
In all its main features it is essentially a modern town, and few of its principal buildings are older than the 19th century.
They are typical Berbers in physique, tall, well made and muscular, with European features and fair skins bronzed by the sun.
According to the legend, Athena, who had invented the flute, threw it away in disgust, because it distorted the features.
One of the features of the town is the Marine Drive, some 51 m.
Hutton took charge of the literary side of the paper, and by degrees his own articles became and remained up to the last one of the best-known features of serious and thoughtful English journalism.
Early in 1306 he modified or explained away those features of the bulls Clericis Laicos and Unam sanctam which were particularly offensive to the king.
Other important structural features are mentioned below.
The two sets of figures show some corroborative features, notably the low frequency from 1860 to 1870.
Watch-towers with wooden clappers and the beacons which flashed the alarm along the whole frontier in a few hours are still features in the landscape.
The English micrometer still retains the essential features of Troughton's original construction above described.
Their absolute freedom from diffraction, the perfect control of the illumination and thickness of the lines, and the accuracy with which it will be possible to construct scales for zone observations will be important features of the new method.
The principles of construction, the use of stone and cement are the same as in the "elliptical" kraal; there is no definite plan, the shape and arrangement of the enclosures being determined solely by the natural features of the ground.
The same dignity appeared in the grave beauty of his features, though the abnormal height of his cranium afforded an opportunity for ridicule of which the comedians made full use.
Certain features - the high physical courage, the impulsive energy, the fervid imagination - stand out clear; beyond that disagreement begins.
Its long subjection to Turkey has left little trace of antiquity, and the most striking features in the general view are the minarets of the disused mosques (only four are now in use) and the Mahommedan burying-grounds.
Its most noteworthy features are two.
The characteristic features of the book are the importance assigned to the personality of Zerubbabel, who, though a living contemporary, is marked out as the Messiah; and the almost sacramental significance attached to the temple.
A brief comparison with these will indicate its salient features.
Its main features were strictly Presbyterian, but the minister was greatly superior to the elder, and the state had wide powers especially in the nomination of higher officers.
Its polity has been of gradual growth, and still retains some features peculiar to itself.
The limited knowledge which we possess of the original features of the ground within the area of the city makes a reconstruction of the topographical history of the latter a difficult task; and, as a natural result, many irreconcilable theories have been suggested.
The exact meaning of these features is not clear, but if it be remembered (a) that the Levites of post-exilic literature represent only the result of a long and intricate development, (b) that the name "Levite," in the later stages at least, was extended to include all priestly servants, and (c) that the priesthoods, in tending to become hereditary, included priests who were Levites by adoption and not by descent, it will be recognized that the examination of the evidence for the earlier stages cannot confine itself to those narratives where the specific term alone occurs.
This, however, does not necessarily imply that in its origin it was specifically Hebrew, but only that it had acquired distinguishing features of a marked kind.
It is entirely different in all essential features from the great alluvial plains.
The two features of the Labour party in New South Wales are its detachment from other parties and the control of the caucus.
He found Sweden in ruins, and devoted his whole life to laying the solid foundations of a new order of things which, in its essential features, has endured to the present day.
The geographical features of the countries formerly known collectively as the Netherlands or Low Countries are dealt with under the modern English names of Holland and Belgium.
The islands on each coast present the features of the shore to which they are adjacent.
C. Eyton to have some very exceptional osteological features, and these were found to be also common to Pteroptochus and Scytalopus.
Into the mould left by the saint's body liquid plaster of Paris was run, and a perfect model obtained, showing the features of the youth, the cords which bound him, and even the texture of his clothing.
Tossett or Toppid and Turaw mountains command extensive prospects, and form striking features in the scenery of the county.
But the most distinguishing features of Fermanagh are the Upper and Lower Loughs Erne, which occupy a great extent of its surface, stretching for about 45 m.
The principal features of his reign were a struggle against his brother general, Thomas, who aimed at the throne (822-824); the conquest of Crete by the Saracens in 823; and the beginning of their attacks upon Sicily (827).
Meanwhile, Captain Beechey visited the islands in the "Blossom," assigned names to some of them, and published a description of their features.
Thus in the Sandwich Islands the god Oro gave his oracles through a priest who "ceased to act or speak as a voluntary agent, but with his limbs convulsed, his features distorted and terrific, his eyes wild and strained, he would roll on the ground roaming at the mouth, and reveal the will of the god in shrill cries and sounds violent and indistinct, which the attending priests duly interpreted to the people."
But the most characteristic features of architecture in the country are shown in the forts and palaces of the chiefs and in their cenotaphs.
It is state-law; alike self-help, blood-feud, marriage by capture, are absent; though family solidarity, district responsibility, ordeal, the lex talionis, are primitive features that remain.
Anarchy and misery are indeed the main features of that long space of time which elapsed between the death of Charles the Great and the descent of Otto.
The development of the Narcomedusae is in the main similar to that of the Trachomedusae, but shows some remarkable features.
While preserving most of the ancient features of its High Street, the town has tended to become a suburb of the capital, its fine beach and golf course hastening this development.
In whatever way the tissues are originally formed, however, the main features of their differentiation are the same.
The root differs from the shoot in the characters of its surface tissues, in the absence of the green assimilative pigment chlorophyll, in the arrangement of its vascular system and in the mode of growth at the apex, all features which are in direct relation to its normally subterranean life and its fixative and absorptive functions.
The leaves, again, have special histological features adapted to the performance of their special functions.
On the other hand, we have (2) an internal differentiation of conducting tissue, the main features of which as seen in the gametophyte of Bryophytes have already been fully described.
The new work largely centred round a discussion of the nature and origin of vessels, conspicuous features in young plant tissues which thus acquired an importance in the contemporary literature out of proportion to their real significance in the construction of the vascular plant.
Besides this intimate relationship, however, we can point to other features of the necessity for a constantly renewed water supply.
Two features which are essentially protoplasmic assume a great importance when we consider these relations.
Instead of regarding these as only ministering to the construction of the bulky portions, the living protoplasts take the first place as the essential portion of the tree, and all the other features are important mainly as ministering to their individual well-being and to their multiplication.
Similar considerations apply to the peculiar features of the root-system.
One of the constant features of respirationthe exhalation of carbon dioxide can still be observed.
It is possible, however, that the absence of sunken stomata, and the occurrence of some other halophytic features, are related merely to the succulent habit and not to halophytism, for succulent species often occur on non-saline soils.
Both were in turn replaced by the Lower Mesozoic flora, which again is thought to have had its birth in the hypothetical Gondwana land, and in which Gymnosperms played the leading part formerly taken by vascular Cryptogams. The abundance of Cycadean plants is one of its most striking features.
And it is a plausible conjecture that the vegetation of the globe had already in its main features been constituted at this period much as it exists at the present moment.
Otherwise the Californian flora is entirely deficient in the characteristic features of that of eastern North America.
It precludes the explanation of any common features in the dissevered porciuns of the tropical area of vegetation by lateral communirations, and throws back their origin to the remotest geological antiquity.
It is remarkable that the characteristic features of the Miocene flora, which in other partm of the world have spread and developed southwards, are conspicususly absent from the African tropical flora.
But it has few distinctive botanical features.
It is true that the earths physical geography presents certain broad features to which plants are adapted.
The great development of photography has been a notable aid to explorers, not only by placing at their disposal a faithful and ready means of recording the features of a country and the types of inhabitants, but by supplying a method of quick and accurate topographical surveying.
Thus the best approximation to the average depth of the ocean is little more than an expert guess; yet a fair approximation is probable for the features of sub-oceanic relief are so much more uniform than those of the land that a smaller number of fixed points is required to determine them.
The chief element of uncertainty as to the largest features of the relief of the earth's crust is due to the unexplored area in the Arctic region and the larger regions of the Antarctic, of which Crustal we know nothing.
This complementary relationship descends even to the minor features of the two.
Geomorphology is concerned, however, in the suggestions which have been made as to the cause of the distribution of heap and hollow in the larger features of the crust.
It would be impracticable to go fully into the varieties of each specific form; but, partly as an example of modern geographical classification, partly because of the exceptional import of ance of mountains amongst the features of the land, one exception may be made.
The remarkable line of volcanoes around the whole coast of the Pacific and along the margin of the Caribbean and Mediterranean seas is one of the most conspicuous features of the globe.
Plants exhibit the controlling power of environment to a high degree, and thus vegetation is usually in close adjustment to the bolder geographical features of a region.
The distribution of fossils frequently makes it possible to map out approximately the general features of land and sea in long-past geological periods, and so to enable the history of crustal relief to be traced.'
The minor subdivisions into provinces, counties and parishes, or analogous areas, may also be related in many cases to natural features or racial differences perpetuated by historical causes.
The country immediately surrounding Aix-la-Chapelle presents many attractive features.
The scope of the anatomical part of the following article is a general account of the structure of birds (A y es) in so far as they, as a class, differ from other vertebrates, notably reptiles and mammals, whilst features especially characteristic, peculiar or unique, have been dwelt upon at greater length so far as space permitted.
That chapter of comparative anatomy (together with other anatomical details, for which see the separate articles) is now dealt with in the article Skull; here only the most avine features are alluded to, and since some of Parker's original illustrations have been retained, the description has been shortened considerably.
Here only few peculiar features may be mentioned.
On the whole its avifauna presents some very remarkable features.
On the other hand some of the most characteristic features of the whole region are here well represented, e.g.
It may be divided into three divisions, upper, lower and middle, each of which is distinguished by special physical features, and has played a conspicuous part in the world's history, retaining to the present day monumental evidence of the races who have lined its banks.
To obtain a correct idea of this region it must be borne in mind also that the course of the river and the features of the country on both banks are subject to constant fluctuation.
Several of these features stand out very clearly in Norman history.
His disappearance in both cases is an illustration of one of the features which we have spoken of in the Norman character, the tendency which in fact made Normans out of Northmen, the tendency to adopt the language and manners of the people among whom they found themselves.
The great churches of those cities are wholly unlike those of Sicily; but, while some features show us that we are in Italy, while some features even savour of the Saracen, others distinctly carry us away to Caen and Peterborough.
The northern section is more broken and rugged; barren ridges and low rocky mountain-ranges, interspersed with fertile valleys, being its characteristic features.
The Liberian frontier with the adjacent French possessions was defined by the Franco-Liberian treaty of 1892, but as the definition therein given was found to be very difficult of reconciliation with geographical features (for in 1892 the whole of the Liberian interior was unmapped) further negotiations were set on foot.
These two lastmentioned types show features which can be, as it seems, matched in the Eudrilidae.
The original works of Rufinus are - (I) De Adulteratione Librorum Origenis - an appendix to his translation of the Apology of Pamphilus, and intended to show that many of the features in Origen's teaching which were then held to be objectionable arise from interpolations and falsifications of the genuine text; (2) De Benedictionibus XII Patriarcharum Libri II - an exposition of Gen.
They have generally the lofty brow, the regular features, the spare upright figure, and the calm aspect which might be expected in a race maintained in great purity yet upon a broad basis.
The ordinary Mahrattas, who form the backbone of the nation, have plain features, an uncouth manner, short stature, a small but wiry frame.
The most conspicuous features of the entire region, Mount Ararat (16,930 ft.) and Mount Alagoz (13,440 ft.), are both solid masses of trachyte; and both rise above the limits of perpetual snow.
These features of Bentham's character are illustrated in the graphic account given by the American minister, Richard Rush, of an evening spent at his London house in the summer of the year 1818.
An island in Loch Awe has a Celtic legend containing the principal features of Arthurian story; but in this case the word is "berries" instead of "apples."
After sections on the history and chief modern features of British agriculture, a separate account is given of the general features of American agriculture.
The leading features of Tull's husbandry are his practice of laying the land into narrow ridges of 5 or 6 ft., and upon the middle of these drilling one, two, or three rows, distant from one another about 7 in.