The parts of the flower are most frequently arranged in fives, or multiples of fives; for instance, a common arrangement is as follows, - five sepals, succeeded by five petals, ten stamens in two sets of five, and five or fewer carpels; an arrangement in fours is less frequent, while the arrangement in threes, so common in monocotyledons, is rare in dicotyledons.
The parts of the flower are in fives in calyx, corolla and stamens, followed by two carpels which unite to form a superior ovary.
Ten is two fives, 15 three fives, 20 is a "man" (ten fingers and ten toes), 100 is "five men," and so on.
The parts are arranged in fives.
The flowers are hermaphrodite and regular with parts in fives (pentamerous) throughout, though exceptions from the pentamerous arrangement occur.
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Finger-counting is of course natural to children, and leads to grouping into fives, and ultimately to an understanding of the denary system of notation.
Five equilateral triangles covertically placed would stand on a pentagonal base, and it was found that, by forming several sets of such pyramids, a solid could be obtained which had zo triangular faces, which met in pairs to form 30 edges, and in fives to form 12 vertices.
It has 12 pentagonal faces, and 30 edges, which intersect in fives to form 12 vertices.
arcanume minor arcana, Mars is assigned on cabbalistic grounds to the fives.
Rides galore, to suit a cross-section of ages from funfair style dodgems and slides to an under fives fantasty farm area.
Meaning that about 200 boys were playing fives on one afternoon.
Make sure you have someone handy to exchange high fives with.
It is synonymous with Nigerian fives that nobody would consider inviting a mere player.
In fact he had been playing fives two day earlier at Eton.
The engine is beautifully tuned and will pull from almost nothing well into the high fives.
Much of it is due to the par fives, three of which play at least 580 yards.
fives court or activity at the new school at Kings Heath.
fives ball without it ever becoming a formal game.
fives team toured to England only once this year - to the Northern Championships in February.
fives times and joint top three times.
The Governors of Chigwell were not prepared to finance the repair of the school fives courts.
funfair style dodgems and slides to an under fives fantasty farm area.
Tackle the world's highest-rated rapids (Grade Fives) against a backdrop of 8,000m peaks.
Thousands of under fives are taking part in organized toddles for the event which is now in its 10th year.
He excelled in football of three kinds, and in fives, racquets, and especially tennis - holding the amateur championship for tennis from 1882 to 1896.
She can add and subtract with great rapidity up to the sum of one hundred; and she knows the multiplication tables as far as the FIVES.
The name Fives is thought to derive from an old slang word for hands.
Mary says, "Linda, please give me your fives."
If Linda is holding any fives she must give them all to Mary and Mary gets another turn.
Arrange flowers in threes and fives for a more professional and balanced look.
The remaining models; Fours and Fives are less clearly defined by include the scientist, physician Simons and the politically oriented Aaron Dorals.
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