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The dorsal fin, near the middle of the back, is low and triangular.
See also Alexander The Great (ad fin.).
His great reputation and his diplomatic experience gave a special weight to the attacks which he published on the policy of the continental allies, two of his works attracting special attention, Du Congres de Troppau ou Examen des pretentions des monarchies absolues a l'egard de la monarchie constitutionelle de Naples (Paris, 1821), and Les Cabinets et les peuples depuis 1815 jusqu'd la fin de 1822 (Paris, 1822).
Dean said as the others returned to work, Rita shaking her head in disgust and Harrigan trying to talk on the phone by sticking a finger in one ear.
On the other hand, in discussing the ontological argument, Lotze commits himself to a moral a priori (below, ad fin.).Advertisement
The Heteropoda exhibit a series of modifications in the form and proportions of the visceral mass and foot, leading from a condition readily comparable with that of a typical Pectinibranch such as Rostellaria, with the three regions of the foot strongly marked and a coiled visceral hump of the usual proportions, up to a condition in which the whole body is of a tapering cylindrical shape, the foot a plate-like vertical fin, and the visceral hump almost completely atrophied.
Pelagic Taenioglossa with foot large and laterally compressed to form a fin.
The gobies (Gobius) are small fishes readily recognized by their ventrals (the fins on the lower surface of the chest) being united into one fin, forming a suctorial disk, by which these fishes are enabled to attach themselves in every possible position to a rock or other firm substances.
The head is rather short and rounded; the fore limbs or paddles are small and broad compared with those of most dolphins; and (as in the beluga) a dorsal fin, found in nearly all other members of the group, is wanting.
It is distinguished from the common porpoise externally by its black hue and the absence of a dorsal fin.Advertisement
The lower jaw projects more or less beyond the upper, the mental barble is small, sometimes rudimentary, the vent is below the posterior half of the first dorsal fin, and there is a dark spot in the axil of the pectoral fin.
The growth and population of London previous to the Igth century is considered under Histor y, ad fin.
The first dorsal fin and the ventrals are transformed into pointed formidable spines, and joined to firm bony plates of the endoskeleton.
The ten-spined stickleback (Gastrosteus pungitius) is so called from the number of spines usually composing its first dorsal fin, which, however, may be sometimes reduced to eight or nine or increased to eleven.
The most marked case of such inversion in comparative anatomy is that of Carl Gegenbaur (5826-5903), who in arranging the fins of fishes in support of his theory that the fin of the Australian.Advertisement
The external similarity in the fore paddle and back fin of these three marine animals is absolute, although they are totally unrelated to each other, and have a totally different internal or skeletal structure.
The ventral fins are slightly anterior to the origin of the dorsal fin; and the spine consists of from fortyseven to forty-nine vertebrae.
A criticism of the various hedonistic theories will be found in the article Ethics (ad fin.).
The variety most highly prized has an extremely short snout, eyes which almost wholly project beyond the orbit, no dorsal fin, and a very long threeor four-lobed caudal fin (Telescope-fish).
With the exception of his description of the French Revolution, which was chiefly a political manifesto, all his early works refer to the middle ages - De La feodalite, des institutions de Saint Louis et de l'influence de la legislation de ce prince (1822); La Germanic au vin e et au ix' siecle, sa conversion au christianisme, et son introduction dans la societe civilisee de l'Europe occidentale (1834); Essai sur la formation territoriale et politique de la France depuis la fin du xi e siècle jusqu'et la fin du xv e (1836); all of these are rough sketches showing only the outlines of the subject.Advertisement
By this it is brought into contact with the fin of a fish, such as perch, stickleback or others, and effects a hold thereon by means of the toothed edge of its shells.
Along each side of the body stretches a horizontal fin and a similar flange surrounds the tail.
Krohnia P. Langerhans, with one lateral fin on each side, extending on to the tail.
Spadella P. Langerhans, with a pair of lateral fins on the tail and a thickened ectodermic ridge running back on each side from the head to the anterior end of the fin.
Their position in Mesopotamia must have been very like that of the Shammar at the present time (see ad fin.).Advertisement
The fish is characterized by its large scales (34 to 40 in the lateral line), its long dorsal fin, the first ray of which is stiff and serrated, and the presence of two small barbels on each side of the mouth.
The weevers are poisonous and the venom is concentrated principally in the six spines of the first dorsal fin.
For protective purposes soles, which are edible, also lie buried in or on the sand which they match in colour, with the exception of the right or upper pectoral fin which has a large black patch.
If the view that the sole is protected by the blackness of the pectoral fin resembling the blackness of the dorsal fin of the weever, be correct, these fishes furnish an instance of Batesian mimicry.
It is probable that the resemblance between Uranoscopus and Trachinus with respect to the colour of the dorsal fin is mutually beneficial to the two fishes.
Fishes were abundant, many of the smaller ganoids are beautifully preserved in an entire condition, other larger forms are represented by fin spines, teeth and bones; Ctenodus, Uronemus, Acanthodes, Cheirodus, Gyracanthus are characteristic genera.
Details of this development will be found in the article NAVY (see also History below, ad fin.).
The vent is below the anterior half of the first dorsal fin.
A black spot above the base of the pectoral fin is another distinguishing mark.
The fish resembles a sprat in having a forked tail and a single dorsal fin, but the body is round and slender.
The back of the body is occupied by a crest, called the dorsal fin, consisting of a hollow ridge, the cavity of which is divided into about 250 compartments or fin chambers, into each of which, with the exception of those near the anterior and posterior end of the body, projects a stout pillar composed of characteristic laminar tissue, the fin ray.
The dorsal crest is continued round both extremities, becoming expanded to form the rostral fin in front and the caudal fin behind.
The ventral side of the body in the atrial region is broad and convex, so that the body presents the appearance of a spherical triangle in transverse section, the apex being formed by the dorsal fin and the angles bordered by two hollow folds, the metapleural folds, each of which contains a continuous longitudinal lymph-space, the metapleural canal.
The first of these was Ober den Unsprung andCharakterdesKrieges gegen die franzosische Revolution (1801), by many regarded as Gentz's masterpiece; another important brochure, Von dem politischen Zustande von Europa vor and nach der Revolution, a criticism of Hauterive's De l'etat de la France a la fin de l'an VIII, appeared the same year.
Install the first screw at the center hole on the top fin.
Recenter until the panes slide properly, then finish screwing the rest of the holes on every fin.
Apply a bead of caulk around the inside nailing fin on the new window.
Lift the window, set it in place and secure the window temporarily by hammering a two-inch galvanized roofing nail through the corner of the nailing fin.
If everything is level and square, head back outside and secure the window to the house by hammering nails around the nailing fin.
For stronger moisture control and an added insulation barrier, consider applying window and door insulation tape around the window so it covers the nailing fin completely.
As well, the fin can be used to help pull a child out of the water in an emergency situation, giving the parent one extra option to grab in case the need arises.
The Helio Fin is basically a rebranded version of the Samsung SPH-A513.
Much like the Helio Ocean, the way that you access the Helio PDA programming on your Helio Fin is through the PLAN menu.
Fin rot is not so much a disease as it is the result or symptom of a primary or secondary infection.
When a goldfish has fin rot, the fin will look as if it is literally rotting away.
You can tell if your goldfish has a bacterial infection because the fin will look very ragged, while a fungal infection will cause the fin to rot away more evenly and there will be a white edge along the end of the fin.
If the disease is treated before it reaches the fin base, the fin will reproduce itself, but if the disease reaches the base of the fin, it will enter the body of the fish and ultimately attack the fish itself.
Swim fins, also known as flippers, are devices worn on a swimmer's feet that mimic the action of a fish's tail fin, driving the swimmer through the water at a faster rate than bare feet will allow.
Medium fins will add even greater power to your kick, but the increased fin length will slow down the speed of your kicks.
These fins can be used for strength training during swim workouts, and are also the regulation foot wear for a sport called Fin Swimming, in which swim racers compete to complete a designated distance in the fastest time.
Design features unique to this version of the Batmobile include a roof fin that can be opened up into a "V" shape.
You can strap a plastic shark's fin around it - very amusing when it's swimming.
For the fins, make two pillow inserts per skirt in a fin shape and stuff them.
Next, attach the fins to the bottom of the tubular skirt, sewing the sides together, so that it looks like one fin.
Make a fin to add to the skirt by sewing pillow inserts.
Instead of olive green, it's pale gray and has a large fin at the back.
You;ll fin all this and much more in our phrases category.
The 'look' is a kind of fin de siecle future-dystopic post-Goth of long black coats that swing when you walk, leather catsuits and impenetrable dark shades.
The Village, far from being a grim prison, is a cheerful British fin de siecle seaside resort.
When disturbed the soles raise this black fin and, as a rule, hold it rigid so that it becomes a very conspicuous object.
It is characterized by the presence of a special development of the lophioderm or median fin-system, namely, the ventral fin, which is composed of two portions, a lower keel-like portion, which underlies an upper chambered portion, each chamber containing typically a pair of gelatinous fin rays.
Towards the end of the body both neural and haemal arches are continued into forked radial cartilages, which support a median fin.
The letters A B show a vertical section through a fragment of a potato leaf, enlarged 1_00 diameters; A is the upper surface line, and B the lower; the lower surface of the leaf is shown at the top, A Fin.
It certainly is supported by no other evidence than his own state ments, some of which are inconsistent with well-ascertained facts (see below ad fin.).
Other apostles soon went forth 1 By analogy, that is; for the wider sense of "apostle" in the Apostolic age need not be identical with a sub-apostolic use of the term (see below, 4 fin.).
Of French works Professor Ernest Denis's Jean Hus, et la guerre des Hussites (Paris, 1878), Fin de l'independance boheme (2 vols., 1890), and La Boheme depuis la Montagne Blanche (2 vols., 1903), give a continuous account of Bohemian history from the beginning of the 15th century.
The flipper is short, broad, and truncated, and the dorsal fin a mere low protuberance.
It is dedicated to St Fin Barre or Finbar, who founded the original cathedral in the 7th century.
A black spot at the root of the pectoral fin is also very characteristic of this species, and but rarely absent.
To render the organization of this creature perfect in relation to its wants, it is provided with three long filaments inserted along the middle of the head, which are, in fact, the detached and modified three first spines of the anterior dorsal fin.
The unfinished poems, Dieu and La Fin de Satan, are full to overflowing of such magnificent work, such wise simplicity of noble thought, such heroic and pathetic imagination, such reverent and daring faith, as no other poet has ever cast into deathless words and set to deathless music. Les Jumeaux, an unfinished tragedy, would possibly have been the very greatest of his works if it had been completed on the same scale and on the same lines as it was begun and carried forward to the point at which it was cut short for ever.
Professor Huxley maintained, for example, in a famous lecture that " the ethical progress of society depends not on imitating the cosmic process, still less in running away from it, but in combating it " (Romanes Lecture, ad fin.).
The ventral fin is also elongated, and all the fins are destitute of spines.
From its habit of coming to the surface in calm weather, showing its high dorsal fin above the water, it has also received the name of "sun-fish," which it shares with Orthagoriscus and the basking shark.
The ancient capital, Jezreel (Zerin), is now a miserable village on a precipitous spur of Gilboa; north of this are the small mud hamlets, Solam (Shunem), Endur (Endor), Nein (Nain); on the west side of the plain is the ruin of Lej j fin (the Legio of the 4th century, which was then a place of importance).
In any case the morphology of the male Cordaitean fructification is clearly very remote from that of any of the Cycads or P P (All after Renault.) Fin.
He names and condemns the "anthropomorphites," who ascribe a human body to God (on Romans i., sub fin.; Rufinus' Latin version).
I believe the transmitting aerial was fitted under the rear turret with a receiving aerial on each rear fin.
I learned that fin he grew auld he pit on corsets an dyed his hair.
Rorqual whales such as the fin and minke whales have much shorter, firmer baleen and feed by gulping.
The tailplane and fin are made from 1/4 inch sheet balsa, the complete tail assembly being permanently attached to the fuselage.
In spring when the phytoplankton biomass increases and blooms the adult Cal fin begin to breed.
In breeding coloration the male fish has a dark blotch at the rear of the first dorsal fin.
If a mermaid was to marry a fin man she would slowly lose her beauty, until she became an ugly crone.
What it needs is Ballard's celebrated dictum that the future is anything with a fin on it.
Both serve dim sum, as well as shark fin and other Shanghainese specialities.
This addition has a massive aluminum fin count of up to 140 fins, which provides maximum heat dissipation.
Immediately to the right on entering the lobby, lies the Bistro which evokes a Parisian fin de siÃ¨cle exuberance.
Both sexes have a prominent eyespot at the base of the tail fin.
Final Details The An-71 has a large fairing on the upper rear fuselage just forward of the fin.
As we moved slowly toward the blows a whale arched its back, showing a strongly falcate dorsal fin.
The small 39 fin radiator have cast well and once fettled will be fine.
A central stabilizing fin is also fitted on top of the fuselage.
On their backs they have a fin called a dorsal fin which helps them to swim in a straight line.
The infection has reached the fish's body A extreme example of fin rot of the caudal fin.
They are slender, actively swimming catfish with a long adipose fin.
The dorsal fin is also level with the pelvic fin in roach, in rudd it is behind the pelvic fin.
Back to Top My fish has ragged fins / fin rot...?
Usually they've got horns or a shark fin on their hoods.
The black craft was a perfect triangle, with no jagged edges or visible rear tail fin.
But Thorne felt certain the post was moving toward him, almost like a shark's fin through the mist.
The main difference between the species is that the first dorsal fin of the black goby is elongated.
Capable of lifting six meters into the hull, the fin takes 8 minutes to deploy using a single hydraulic ram.
It is the heaviest lifting fin keel in the world.
I first saw the fin flopping from side to side in about one meter of water less than 4 meters from the shore.
Some aircraft carry the fin flash while others carry the rudder markings.
As it was speeding up, the tall dorsal fin of a male orca could be seen right next to it.
The dorsal fin is also level with the pelvic fin in roach, in rudd it is behind the pelvic fin in roach, in rudd it is behind the pelvic fin.
June 7th Visited Lee, captured worm pipefish, it has some damage to its tail fin.
Fin after 1; to N for quick lunch and pick up N and off, ta Ra!
We also have red snapper, grouper, yellow fin tuna and pork which is very tasty.
With her fin keel, wheel steering and sloop rig she is an easy boat to sail.
The tall sickle shaped fin is situated well back on the blackish body and the blow is rarely seen.
The Risso's dolphin is a large dolphin with a robust, stocky body that becomes more slender behind the dorsal fin.
They do not have a tail fin and cannot really be mistaken for anything else, if only because of their short snub snout.
It appears that the elongated first dorsal fin spines are not always present.
Clear stretched sprue formed the aerial from the fin to the post at the rear of the cockpit.
But if you fancy some serious kayak surfing fit the fin and off you go.
It was two meters long, probably including the tail fin.
West Atlantic blue fin tuna are down to only 10 per cent of their former bounty.
Despite initial wariness, Fin gradually comes out of his shell, and the three become close friends.
The dorsal fin of the lesser weever is all black, while that of the greater weever is dark only at the tip.
The bones are huge and our whale watchers thought they were probably from either blue or fin whale watchers thought they were probably from either blue or fin whales.
We'll also be on the lookout for fin, sperm, humpback and sei whales as well as several other seal species.
Phedre was the climax of her triumphs, and when she and her husband deserted the Hotel de Bourgogne (see Bejart ad fin.), it was selected to open the Comedie Frangaise on the 26th of August 1680.
We find something curiously similar in James Martineau's Study of Religion (" Implicit Attributes of God as Cause," sub fin.).
It should be noted, none the less, that the third Duma succeeded in establishing its position, and that in view of its useful activities even the extreme Right came to realize that there could be no return to the old undisguised absolutist regime (see History, below, ad fin.).
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.
Reid thus takes Hume's scepticism as, on its own showing, a reductio ad impossibile (see Hume, ad fin.) of accepted philosophical principles, and refuses, accordingly, to separate Hume from his intellectual progenitors.
With Thomas Hill Green he founded in England a school of orthodox neo-Hegelianism (see Hegel, ad fin.), and through his pupils he exerted a farreaching influence on English philosophy and theology.
In this capacity he made a sensation by his L'Etat de la France a la fin de l'an VIII (1800), which he had been commissioned by Bonaparte to draw up, as a manifesto to foreign nations, after the coup d'Nat of the 18th Brumaire.
The wonderful overture is more highly organized and less unequal than that of Tannhduser; and although Wagner uses less L eit-motif than Weber (see Opera, ad fin.) and divides the piece into " numbers " of classical size, the effect is so continuous that the divisions could hardly be guessed by ear.
According to this, Christ committed to his apostles certain powers of order and jurisdiction in the Church, among others that of transmitting these powers to others through "the laying on of hands"; and this power, whatever obscurity may surround the practice of the primitive Church (see Apostle, ad fin.) was very early confined to the order of bishops, who by virtue of a special consecration became the successors of the apostles in the function of handing on the powers and graces of the ministry.'
The case of Helen Keller is the most extraordinary ever known in the education of blind deaf-mutes (see Deaf And Dumb ad fin.), her acquirements including several languages and her general culture being exceptionally wide.
It practically exercised the judicial functions of the Sanhedrin (see Jews, § 40 ad fin.).
In addition to its political functions, the council from the time of Draco, if not earlier, exercised jurisdiction in certain cases of homicide (see below, ad fin.).
With the exception of his description of the French Revolution, which was chiefly a political manifesto, all his early works refer to the middle ages - De La feodalite, des institutions de Saint Louis et de l'influence de la legislation de ce prince (1822); La Germanic au vin e et au ix' siecle, sa conversion au christianisme, et son introduction dans la societe civilisee de l'Europe occidentale (1834); Essai sur la formation territoriale et politique de la France depuis la fin du xi e siÃ¨cle jusqu'et la fin du xv e (1836); all of these are rough sketches showing only the outlines of the subject.
The succession was expected to fall to Leo's secretary of state, Cardinal Rampolla; but he was credited with having inspired the French sympathies of the late pope; Austria exercised its right of veto (see Conclave, ad fin.), and on the 8th of August, Giuseppe Sarto, who as cardinal patriarch of Venice had shown a friendly disposition towards the Italian government, was elected pope.
Furthermore, there is a common littoral fish in the Mediterranean (Uranoscopus scaber), belonging to the same family as Trachinus, exhibiting the same habits and living on the same ground, which also has a jet black erectile dorsal fin, and is believed to be poisonous.
This view, however, cannot be taken of the early stages of the war when there was democracy and oligarchy on both sides (see ad fin.); it is only in the later stages that the political difference is prominent.
So complete was the destruction of the Peloponnesian fleet that, according to Diodorus, peace was offered by Sparta (see ad fin.)and would have been accepted but for the warlike speeches of the " demagogue " Cleophon representing the extreme democrats?
But, as the power of the `Abbasids declined (see article Caliphate, ad fin.) and external authority fell in the provinces into the hands of the governors and in the capital into those of the amir al-omard, the distinction became more and more palpable, especially when the Buyids, who were disposed to Shi`ite views, proclaimed themselves sultans, i.e.
Fin after 1; to N for quick lunch and pick up N and off, ta ra !
Fin whales may dive to depths of over 200 m, which is deeper than either blue or sei whales.
Pink dots are sightings of fin whales, ( click on image to enlarge).
Weever fish are silvery with a black venomous fin and spines.
The Risso 's dolphin is a large dolphin with a robust, stocky body that becomes more slender behind the dorsal fin.
Ye ken fine I wis twa miles awa at the Academy fin it happened.
Locked In is a hard hitting, gritty story by award winning writer Fin Kennedy underscored by a hip hop soundtrack.
Fuel is stored in integral tanks in the wings, fuselage and tail fin, as well as in underwing tanks.
Propulsion is by undulations of the small dorsal fin.
The concave dorsal fin begins above the base of the ventral fins.
The bones are huge and our whale watchers thought they were probably from either blue or fin whales.
Most micro wind turbines are fitted with a free yawing mechanism and tail fin to direct the turbine into the wind.
Braised Shark's Fin and Sautéed Chicken with Green Peppers are also favorites.
Fin, 22.Median Longitudinal Section of the Growing, Point of the Stem of HiPPurii vulgaris, showing a many-layered meristem.
In the article on Solon (ad fin.) it is shown that the Solonian reforms, though they made a great advance in some directions, failed on the whole.
All the fins have a rounded outline; the short dorsal fin is without a spine, but the males possess a very thick and flattened outer ray in the ventral fins.
Visceral sac and shell coiled in one plane; foot divided transversely into two parts, posterior part bearing an operculum, anterior part forming a fin provided with a sucker.
The caudal fin is crescent-shaped, strengthened at the base by two short ridges on each side.
See TEUTONIC PEOPLES, ad fin.
This type of caudal fin must be regarded as secondary, the Gadidae being, no doubt, derived from fishes in which the homocercal fin of the typical Teleostean had been lost.
The development of its scutes and spines varies exceedingly, and specimens may be found without any lateral scutes and with short spines, others with only a few scutes and moderately sized spines, and again others which possess a complete row of scutes from the head to the caudal fin, and in which the fin-spines are twice as long and strong as in other varieties.
See TEUTONIC PEOPLES, ad fin.; and WODEN.
The movement in the direction of union has been still further promoted by the International Councils referred to above (section on British Congregationalism ad fin.), in which the American Congregationalists have met the representatives of their brethren in Great Britain and its colonies having the same faith and polity.