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flatness Sentence Examples

  • The flatness of faces of stone or rock (both granite and limestone) was tested by placing a true-plane trial plate, smeared with red ochre, against the dressed surface, as in modern engineer.

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  • The error of flatness of the joints from a straight line and a true square is but thth in.

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  • above sea-level, the general flatness being only broken by a small chain of hills, running in a north-westerly direction between Amraoti and Chandor, with an average height from 400 to 500 ft.

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  • The flatness of faces of stone or rock (both granite and limestone) was tested by placing a true-plane trial plate, smeared with red ochre, against the dressed surface, as in modern engineer.

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  • In or near Iioo B.C., Chou Kung, an able mathematician, determined with surprising accuracy the obliquity of the ecliptic; but his attempts to estimate the sun's distance failed hopelessly as being grounded on belief in the flatness of the earth.

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  • The flatness impedes drainage which results in the compost staying too wet.

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  • The exteriors of the north Italian Gothic churches are characterized by the flatness of the roof; the treatment of the west facade as a mere screen wall, masking the true lines of the aisle roofs; the great circular window in the west front for lighting the nave; the absence of pinnacles owing to the unimportance of the buttresses; the west-end porches with columns resting on lions or other animals.

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  • a main building with wings; the large amount of window space; the comparative flatness of the façades; the employment of a cornice to each storey; the effect of light and shade given by the balconies; and in churches by the circular pediments on the facades.

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  • The error of flatness of the joints from a straight line and a true square is but thth in.

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  • above sea-level, the general flatness being only broken by a small chain of hills, running in a north-westerly direction between Amraoti and Chandor, with an average height from 400 to 500 ft.

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  • The explanation is to be found in the extreme flatness of the country and the absence of trees or vegetation.

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  • The cheek-bones are high; the nose inclined to flatness; the mouth thin-lipped and refined among patricians, and wide and full-lipped among plebeians; the ears are small, and the brow fairly well developed.

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  • When the fibres were far apart at the top a similar flatness was obtained in the curve with the quadrants about i mm.

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  • (4) After eliminating the aberration on the axis, coma and astigmatism, the relation for the flatness of the field in the third order is expressed by the " Petzval equation," I 1 = o, where is the radius of a refracting surface, n and n' the refractive indices of the neighbouring media, and / the sign of summation for all refracting surfaces.

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  • In or near Iioo B.C., Chou Kung, an able mathematician, determined with surprising accuracy the obliquity of the ecliptic; but his attempts to estimate the sun's distance failed hopelessly as being grounded on belief in the flatness of the earth.

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  • The flatness problem vanishes because the huge expansion blows the universe up so much that it smooths out irregularities.

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  • RGPs are also employed in orthokeratology, a technique in which RGP lenses of gradually decreasing flatness are worn for specified amounts of time.

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  • Flatness and lack of deep shadows, owing to the impossibility of obtaining heavy cornices in that material, mark the style.

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  • a main building with wings; the large amount of window space; the comparative flatness of the façades; the employment of a cornice to each storey; the effect of light and shade given by the balconies; and in churches by the circular pediments on the facades.

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  • The qualities, too have to be considered - the fulness of one, the flatness of the other, or the coarseness or fineness of the furs.

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  • The explanation is to be found in the extreme flatness of the country and the absence of trees or vegetation.

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  • When the fibres were far apart at the top a similar flatness was obtained in the curve with the quadrants about i mm.

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  • Flatness and lack of deep shadows, owing to the impossibility of obtaining heavy cornices in that material, mark the style.

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  • The qualities, too have to be considered - the fulness of one, the flatness of the other, or the coarseness or fineness of the furs.

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  • The cheek-bones are high; the nose inclined to flatness; the mouth thin-lipped and refined among patricians, and wide and full-lipped among plebeians; the ears are small, and the brow fairly well developed.

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