Flattened sentence example

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  • A small family of large forms with a ringed and flattened body.
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  • She flattened her palm against the spot over his heart.
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  • Or how IBM got flattened in the PC wars.
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  • Shell flattened; no cephalic tentacles.
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  • The punch flattened her and made her ears buzz.
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  • Shell external, smooth, heliciform or flattened; radula with pointed marginal teeth.
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  • The leaf is usually flattened and expanded horizontally, i.e.
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  • Leuckart in 1848 compared medusae in general terms to flattened polyps.
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  • The peak was flattened.
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  • The trunk is usually flattened, and twisted as though composed of several stems united; the bark is smooth and light grey; and the leaves are in two rows, 2 to 3 in.
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  • 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.
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  • The slender, sharp, slightly curved leaves are scattered thickly around the shoots; the upper one pressed towards the stem, and the lower directed sideways, so as to give a somewhat flattened appearance to the individual sprays.
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  • Foot broad; dorsal papillae flattened and foliaceous.
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  • Visceral mass and shell conical; head flattened; pallial cavity aquatic, but without a branchia; genital apertures separated.
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  • The coagulum is next flattened out by a wooden or iron roller to get rid of the cavities containing watery liquid, and the sheets are then hung up for fourteen days to dry, when they weigh about 2 lb, the sheets being usually z to a in.
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  • For dry distillations the retorts are generally horizontal cylinders, the bottom or lower surface being sometimes flattened.
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  • The terminal phalanges of the four outer digits are small, somewhat conical and flattened in form.
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  • (I) In the Hennebique system of construction the bars are flattened at the end and split to form a "fish tail."
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  • A widespread disease known as pocket-plums or bladderplums is due to an ascomycetous fungus, Exoascus pruni, the mycelium of which lives parasitically in the tissues of the host plant, passes into the ovary of the flower and causes the characteristic malformation of the fruit which becomes a deformed, sometimes curved or flattened, wrinkled dry structure, with a hollow occupying the place of the stone; the bladder plums are yellow at first, subsequently dingy red.
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  • Later the ciliated ring or velum disappears and seven imbricated calcareous plates, made up of flattened spicules, are formed on the dorsal surface.
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  • Slender, tapering behind, with subventral cloacal orifice; thin cuticle without papillae; flattened spicules; no gills.
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  • The cap is flattened above with a central depression and a thick lobed irregular margin.
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  • Form that into a flattened disk, using a rolling pin or your hands.
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  • Sit on your flattened exercise bench exactly as you would if you were sitting in a chair.
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  • Rest your body face down onto a flattened bench, with the dumbbells on the ground at your sides.
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  • This required corsets and other foundation garments that flattened the breasts and otherwise hid curves.
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  • They flattened the breasts and made them spill over the tops.
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  • Rather than flatter the female form, medieval corsets flattened breasts almost to the point of nonexistance!
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  • The leaves are broader than in most willows, and are generally either deltoid or ovate in shape, often cordate at the base, and frequently with slender petioles vertically flattened.
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  • Such, for example, are the Lang-lay, locked-coil and flattened strand rope.
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  • If the blowing iron is held vertically with the bulb uppermost the bulb becomes flattened and shallow, if the bulb is allowed to hang downwards it becomes elongated and reduced in diameter, and if the end of the bulb is pierced and the iron is held horizontally and sharply trundled, as a mop is trundled, the bulb opens out into a flattened disk.
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  • The blowing iron is constantly trundled, and the small lump of glass is squeezed and flattened into the shape of a foot, either between two slabs of wood hinged together, or by pressure against an upright board.
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  • A flattened cake of viscous glass-enamel is welded on to one side of the mass of glass after it has been hollowed by blowing.
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  • When flattened, the sheet is moved away from the working opening of the furnace, and pushed to a system of movable grids, by means of which it is slowly moved along a tunnel, away from a source of heat nearly equal in temperature to that of the flattening chamber.
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  • A full account of the process of blowing crown-glass will be found in all older books and articles on the subject, so that it need only be mentioned here that the glass, instead of being blown into a cylinder, is blown into a flattened sphere, which is caused to burst at the point opposite the pipe and is then, by the rapid spinning of the glass in front of a very hot furnace-opening, caused to expand into a flat disk of large diameter.
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  • The flattened mass of glass is held by a rim, connected to the edge of the plate.
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  • The " primitive " vessels which have been found in Egypt are small in size and consist of columnar stibium jars, flattened bottles and amphorae, all decorated with zigzag lines, tiny wide-mouthed vases on feet and minute jugs.
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  • The former was made, as described by Theophilus, from cylinders, which were split, reheated and flattened into square sheets.
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  • This term of course includes as special cases the qualities of "malleability" (capability of being flattened out under the hammer) and "ductility" (capability of being drawn into wire); but these two special qualities do not always go parallel to each other, for this reason amongst others - that ductility in a higher degree than malleability is determined by the tenacity of a metal.
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  • Pure iron, copper, silver and other metals are easily drawn into wire, or rolled into sheet, or flattened under the hammer.
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  • An oblate flattened body, like a disk or plate, has c 2 -c 1 negative, so that the medium steers the body axially; this may be verified by a plate dropped in water, and a leaf or disk or rocket-stick or piece of paper falling in air.
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  • These rolls run at a speed about 30% greater than the speed of the first mill, to which they deliver the canes well crushed and flattened, forming a close mat of pieces of cane 5 to 6 in.
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  • The former bears two terminal suckers on the flattened dorsal and ventral surfaces, the latter six hooks near the tip of the tail.
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  • Caryophyllaeus is an elongated, flattened worm provided with one extremely mobile extremity, the other being drawn out during the animal's sojourn in Tubifex into a short hexacanth tail.
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  • The scolex is biradially constructed, the proglottides flattened, quadrangular and bilaterally symmetrical.
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  • The muzzle is narrow and hairy; and when faceglands are present these are small and insignificant; while the tail is short and flattened.
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  • They consist of a so-called "frond" - a flattened green more or less oval structure which emits branches similar to itself from lateral pockets at or near the base.
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  • The cones, which are on the upper side of the branches, are flattened at the ends and are 4 to 5 in.
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  • For more efficient condensation - and also for shortening the apparatus - the central tube may be flattened, bent into a succession of V's, or twisted into a spiral form, the object in each case being to increase the condensing surface.
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  • They are flattened organisms provided with two or more suckers, hence their name (7 rpThµarc,8rls, pierced with holes), and are exclusively parasitic both in their earlier and mature stages of life.
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  • The body, which varies in length from a few millimetres to a couple of feet, is usually oval and flattened.
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  • The fur is short, dense and rather soft to the touch, and composed of an extremely fine and close under-fur, and of longer hairs which project beyond this, each of which is very slender at the base, and expanded, flattened and glossy towards the free end.
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  • In the fore feet the web not only fills the interspaces between the toes, but extends considerably beyond the ends of the long, broad and somewhat flattened nails, giving great expanse to the foot when used for swimming, though capable of being folded back on the palm when the animal is burrowing or walking on the land.
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  • The relatively rigid nature of the plant cell-wall, and the attenuated inorganic food-supply of plants, make possible and necessary a form of growth in which the greatest surface is exposed to the exterior, and thus the plant body is composed of flattened laminae and elongated branching growths.
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  • Except in the larger nuggets, which may be more or less angular, or at times even masses of crystals, with or without associated quartz or other rock, gold is generally found bean-shaped or in some other flattened form, the smallest particles being scales of scarcely appreciable thickness, which, from their small bulk as compared with their surface, subside very slowly when suspended in water, and are therefore readily carried away by a rapid current.
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  • I, Flower reduced; 2, Same in vertical section; 3, Flattened branch much reduced; 4, Horizontal plan of arrangement of flower.
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  • It is a very heterogeneous group, being fleshy-stemmed with a woody axis, the branches being angular, winged, flattened or cylindrical, and the flowers small, short-tubed, succeeded by small, round, peashaped berries.
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  • Males of the little water-bugs of the genus Corixa make a shrill chirping note by drawing a row of teeth on the flattened fore-foot across a group of spines on the haunch of the opposite leg.
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  • Most Heteroptera are flattened in form, and the wings lie flat, or nearly so, when closed.
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  • The Naucoridae and Belostomatidae are flattened insects, with four-segmented feelers and fore-legs inserted at the front of the prosternum.
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  • The Corixidae are small flattened water-bugs, with very short unjointed beak, the labrum being enclosed within the second From Marlatt, Bull.
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  • Third and fourth digits of both feet almost equally developed, and their terminal phalanges flattened on their inner or contiguous surfaces, so that each is not symmetrical in itself, but when the two are placed together they form a figure symmetrically disposed to a line drawn between them.
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  • 14 shows the form of crown used by Edward VI., but a tendency (not shown in the illustration) began of flattening the arches of the crown, and on some of the coins of Elizabeth the arches are not merely flattened, but are depressed in the centre, much after the character of the arches of the crown on many of the silver coins of the 19th century prior to 1887.
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  • The crown which strangely enough surmounts the shield with the arms of the Commonwealth on the coins of Oliver Cromwell (as distinguished from those of the Commonwealth itself, which have no crown) is a royal crown with alternate crosses and fleurs-de-lys round the circlet, and is surmounted by three arches, which, though somewhat flattened, are not bent.
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  • In the red bird of paradise (Paradisea rubra) the same feathers are greatly elongated and destitute of webs, but differ from those in the other species, in being flattened out like ribbons.
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  • Portions of the flattened sheets were then cut out with shears, struck between dies and again trimmed with shears.
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  • Olivier introduced screw presses for striking coins, together with rolls for reducing the cast bars and machines for punching-out round disks from flattened sheets of metal, in Paris in 1553.
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  • The Arka-tagh ranges do not culminate in lofty jagged, pinnacled peaks, but in broad rounded, flattened domes, a characteristic feature of the system throughout.
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  • The weasel is an elegant little animal, with elongated slender body, back much arched, head small and flattened, ears short and rounded, neck long and flexible, limbs short, five toes on each foot, all with sharp, com - pressed, curved claws, tail rather short, slender, cylindrical, and pointed at the tip, and fur short and close.
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  • They are all stout, heavily-built animals, with blunt rounded heads, fleshy mobile snouts, and coats of thick cylindrical or flattened spines, which form the whole covering of their body, and are not intermingled with ordinary hairs.
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  • The genus Atherura includes the brush-tailed porcupines which are much smaller animals, with long tails tipped with bundles of flattened spines.
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  • The next event is a great growth in thickness of the gelatinous mesogloea, especially on the exumbral side; as a result the flattened coelenteron is still further compressed so that in certain spots its cavity is obliterated, and its exumbral and subumbral layers of endoderm come into contact and undergo concrescence.
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  • It forms the main watershed between the Pacific and Atlantic river systems. Its summit is not a well-defined crest, but is often rounded or flattened into a table-land.
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  • Hoofs of the two middle toes with their contiguous surfaces flattened.
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  • The Spigelian (s) and caudate lobes (c) belong to the right half of the liver, the latter being usually a leaf shaped lobe attached by its stalk to the Spigelian, and having its blade flattened between the right lateral lobe and the right kidney.
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  • Section across the axis of a ctenidium with a pair of plates - flattened and shortened filaments - attached.
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  • The shell-gland, sk, is later stage, in which a flattened out, and a delicate second invagination has beshell, s, appears on its sur gun - namely, that of the face.
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  • In Yoldia and Nucula proxima the test consists of five rows of flattened cells, the three median rows bearing circlets of long cilia.
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  • Classification Of Lamellibranchia The classification originally based on the structure of the gills by P. Pelseneer included five orders, viz.: the Protobranchia in which the gill-filaments are flattened and not reflected; the Filibranchia in which the filaments are long and reflected, with non-vascular junctions; the Pseudo-lamellibranchia in which the gill-lamellae are vertically folded, the interfilamentar and interlamellar junctions being vascular or non-vascular; the Eulamellibranchia in which the interfilamentar and interlamellar junctions are vascular; and lastly the Septibranchia in which the gills are reduced to a horizontal paltition.
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  • Both head and trunk are somewhat flattened dorso-ventrally, giving the insects a very distinct and characteristic aspect.
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  • The fur varies exceedingly in character, - in some, like the chinchillas and hares, being fine and soft, while in others it is more or less replaced by spines on the upper surface, as in spiny rats and porcupines; these spines in several genera, as Xerus, Acomys, Platacanthomys, Echinothrix, Loncheres and Echinomys, being flattened.
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  • Perognathus and Heteromys have rooted molars; the latter genus is distinguished by the presence of flattened spines among the fur, and has species extending into South America.
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  • The typical representative of the group is the great mole-rat (Spalax typhlus) of Eastern Europe and NorthEast Africa, which, together with a few closely allied species, has the eyes completely buried in the skin, and the head much flattened.
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  • The spiny mice, Acornys (or Acanthomys), of Western Asia, Cyprus and Africa, take their name from the fur being almost entirely replaced by flattened spines, and are further distinguished by the rudimentary coronoid process of the lower jaw.
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  • In Atherura fasciculata of the Malay Peninsula the spines are flattened, and the tails long and scaly, with a tuft of compressed bristles.
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  • On cutting across a grain of rice and examining it under the microscope, first the flattened and dried cells of the husk are seen, and then one or two layers of cells elongated in a direction parallel to the length of the seed, which contain the gluten or nitrogenous matter.
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  • Within this muscular tube lies a parenchymatous tissue which may be uniform (Cestodes) or differentiated into a central or digestive, and a peripheral portion (some Turbellaria), or finally the central portion becomes tubular and forms the digestive sac (Trematodes), while the peripheral portion is separated from it by a space lined in some forms by a flattened epithelium (most Planarians).
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  • Their hair is dark brown or black, straight, wavy or curly; the beard is thin, the face broad, the profile not prominent, the eyes large and expressive, the nose somewhat flattened, the lips thick, the teeth excellent in shape and of a pearly whiteness.
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  • The upper incisors have persistent pulps, and are curved longitudinally, forming a semicircle as in rodents; they are, however, not flattened from before backwards as in that order, but prismatic, with an antero-external, an anterointernal and a posterior surface, the first two only being covered with enamel; their tips are consequently not chisel-shaped, but sharp-pointed.
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  • The cylindrical branches of the fruticose forms are usually radially symmetrical, but the flattened branches of these forms and also the thalli of the foliaceous form show a difference in the cortex of the upper and lower side.
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  • In some Australian acacias, and in some species of Oxalis and Bupleurum, the petiole is flattened in a vertical direction, the vascular bundles separating immediately after quitting the stem and running nearly parallel from base to apex.
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  • - Leaf of an Acacia (Acacia heterophylla), showing a flattened leaf-like petiole p, called a phyllode, with straight venation, and a bipinnate lamina.
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  • Each cell contains a flattened chromatophore of a brown or yellow colour.
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  • In Polysiphonia they cover the joints of the so-called leaves; in Chondria they arise on flattened disks; in the more massive forms they arise in patches on the ordinary surface; in a few cases (Gracilaria, Corallina, Galaxaura) they line the walls of conceptacle-like depressions.
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  • Constantinea sp., with flattened leaf-like appendages.
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  • It generally takes the form of a single flattened disc as in the Fucaceae, or a group of fingerlike processes as in Laminariaceae, or a tuft of filaments as in many instances.
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  • Their features are generally fairly regular and often beautiful; eyes invariably black, and in some persons oblique; jaws not projecting, except in a few instances; lips of medium thickness; the noses are naturally long, well shaped and arched, but many are artificially flattened at the bridge in infancy.
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  • The terminal phalanges are small and nodular, not flattened on their inner or opposed surfaces, and not completely encased in hoofs, but bearing nails on their upper surface only.
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  • The durability and the extraordinary ductility and pliancy of gold, its power of being subdivided, drawn out or flattened into wire or leaf of almost infinite fineness, have led to its being used for works where great minuteness and delicacy of execution were required; while its beauty and rarity have, for the most part, limited its use to objects of adornment and luxury, as distinct from those of utility.
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  • The roundish leaves, toothed on the margin, are slightly downy when young, but afterwards smooth, dark green on the upper and greyish green on the lower surface; the long slender petioles, much flattened towards the outer end, allow of free lateral motion by the lightest breeze, giving the foliage its well-known tremulous character.
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  • Similarly � became in time identified with M as though the initial of mille, 1000, and the side strokes of x in the above form were flattened out till it became 1, and ultimately L, 50.
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  • In some instances, however, more especially in the Australian species, the leaflets are suppressed and the leaf-stalks become vertically flattened, and serve the purpose of leaves.
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  • After invagination is completed, the embryo begins to elongate, the blastopore becomes narrower, and the dorsal wall of the gastrula loses its convexity, and becomes flattened to form the dorsal plate, the outer layer of which is the primordium of the neurochord and the inner layer the primordium of the notochord.
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  • The middle one contains but two families, the cylindrical and often thread-like skeleton shrimps, Caprellidae, and their near cousins, the broad, flattened, so-called whale-lice, Cyamidae.
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  • Many Aptera are covered with flattened scales like those of moths.
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  • Man differs from them in the absence of a hairy coat; in the development of a large lobule to the external ear; in his fully erect attitude; in his flattened foot with the non-opposable great toe; in the straight limb-bones; in the wider pelvis; in the marked sigmoid flexure of his spine; in the perfection of the muscular movements of the arm; in the delicacy of hand; in the smallness of the canine teeth and other dental peculiarities; in the development of a chin; and in the small size of his jaws compared to the relatively great size of the cranium.
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  • It crystallizes in the cubic system, but the crystals are often flattened, elongated, rounded or otherwise distorted.
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  • The head and neck are destitute of feathers, and the former, which is much flattened above, is in the male crowned with a caruncle or comb, while the skin of the latter in the same sex lies in folds, forming a wattle.
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  • In the rat-kangaroos, or kangaroo-rats, as they are called in Australia, constituting the sub-family Potoroinae, the first upper incisor is narrow, curved, and much exceeds the others in length; the upper canines are persistent, flattened, blunt and slightly curved, and the first two premolars of both jaws have large, simple, compressed crowns, with a nearly straight or slightly concave free cutting-edge, and both outer and inner surfaces usually marked by a series of parallel, vertical grooves and ridges.
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  • The leaves are small and imbricate, and are borne on flattened branches, which are apt to be mistaken for the leaves.
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  • They therefore shorten themselves, and after a series of oscillations in which they become alternately elongated and flattened, settle down into the form of spherical drops.
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  • This process, which we have followed as it takes place on an individual portion of the falling liquid, goes through its several phases at different distances from the orifice, so that if we examine different portions of the stream as it descends, we shall find next the orifice the unbroken column, then a series of contractions and enlargements, then elongated drops, then flattened drops, and so on till the drops become spherical.
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  • Then he uses the flattened end of the dipper to scrape away any little residue there may be left around the orifice, and proceeds to prepare another pipe.
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  • The tentacles border a broad, flattened peristome, from the centre of which arises the hypostome with the mouth at its extremity; the hypostome is at first low, but soon becomes a projecting, chimney-like tube.
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  • The septal ostia become widened and the gastral cavity flattened, whereby the taeniolae become comparatively shallow columns, similar to the septal nodes or cathammata of other forms.'
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  • - Medusae with umbrella flattened or disk-like, without coronal groove; lips always prolonged into long oral arms. The most prolific and dominant group of the Scyphomedusae, containing two suborders; the Semaeostomae, in which the oral arms remain separate, and the Rhizostomeae, in FIG.
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  • In a Phyllopod such as Apus the limbs of the trunk consist of a flattened, unsegmented or obscurely segmented axis or corm having a series of lobes or processes known as endites and exites on its inner and outer margins respectively.
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  • Thus, when acting as swimming organs, the appendages, or their rami, are more or less flattened, or oar-like, and often have the margins fringed with long plumose hairs.
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  • The maxillulae and maxillae (or, as they are often termed, first and second maxillae) are nearly always flattened leaf-like appendages, having gnathobasic lobes or endites borne by the segments of the protopodite.
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  • In the Isopoda the respiratory function has been taken over by the abdominal appendages, both rami or only the inner becoming thin or flattened.
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  • The wing in the insect is more flattened than in the bird; and advantage is taken on some occasions of this circumstance, particularly in heavy-bodied, small-winged, quick-flying insects, to reverse the pinion more or less completely during the down and up strokes."
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  • During the down stroke of the piston the wing is flattened out in every direction, and its extremities twisted in such a manner as to form two screws, as seen at a' b' c' d', e' f' g' h', B, B'.
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  • - Antlers flattened or rounded, without bezor trez-tine, the beam dichotomously forking, and one or both branches again forked, so that the number of tines is at least four; brow-tine forming a right angle or a continuous curve with the beam; coat of adult generally more or less uniform, of young spotted.
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  • Lastly C. albirostris, of Tibet, is easily recognized by its white muzzle, and smooth, whitish, flattened antlers, which have fewer tines than those of the other members of the group, all placed in one plane.
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  • They are generally numerous, erect, cylindrical (rarely flattened) and conspicuously jointed with evident nodes.
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  • In the spicate forms, with sessile spikelets on the main axis, the latter is often dilated and flattened (Paspalum), or is more or less thickened and hollowed out (Stenotaphrum, Rottboellia, Tripsacum), when the spikelets are sunk and buried within the cavities.
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  • The forehead descends abruptly to the base of the slightly flattened beak, which is about 6 in.
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  • In the genus Phyllocladus (New Zealand, &c.) there are no green foliage-leaves, but in their place flattened branches (phylloclades) borne in the axils of small scaleleaves.
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  • The corallum of Heliopora is of a blue colour, and has the form of broad, upright, lobed, or digitate masses flattened from side to side.
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  • A Monograptus makes its first appearance as a minute dagger-like body (the sicula), which represents the flattened covering of the primary or embryonic zooid of the colony.
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  • There was also sufficient comprehension of the differences between the main classes of Echinoderms - the sea-urchins or Echinoidea, the starfish or Asteroidea, the brittle-stars and their allies known as Ophiuroidea, the worm-like Holothurians, the feather-stars and sea-lilies called Crinoidea, with their extinct relatives the sac-like Cystidea, the bud-formed Blastoidea, and the flattened Edrioasteroideawhile within the larger of these classes, such as Echinoidea and Crinoidea, fair working classifications had been established.
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  • - Eleutherozoa with a test of roughly circular, subpentagonal or elliptical outline, spheroidal, domed or flattened, of primary pentameric symmetry affecting all systems of organs except the gut.
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  • Though usually more or less cylindrical or circular in section, hairs are often elliptical or flattened, as in the curly-haired races of men, the terminal portion of the hair of moles and shrews, and conspicuously in the spines of the spiny squirrels of the genus Xerus and those of the mouse-like Platacanthomys.
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  • In the omnivorous type, as exemplified in man and monkeys, and to a less specialized degree in swine, the incisors are of moderate and nearly equal size; the canines, if enlarged, serve for other purposes than holding prey, and such enlargement is usually confined to those of the males; while the cheek-teeth have broad flattened crowns surmounted by rounded bosses, or tubercles.
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  • The cheek-teeth are large, with broad flattened crowns surmounted either by simple transverse ridges, or complicated by elevations and infoldings.
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  • Those that bear the antheridia are the smaller, and are either filamentous, or flattened, and irregularly lobed.
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  • The prothallus and sexual organs may resemble those of the Polypodiaceae; in Aneimia and Mohria the prothallus, though flattened, is not bilaterally symmetrical, the growing point being on one side; a filamentous type of prothallus is known in Schizaea.
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  • The stem has a ring of flattened steles.
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  • The rami may be flattened for swimming, when it is " a bi-ramose swimmeret," or both or only one may be filiform and finely annulate; this is the form often presented by the antennae of Crustacea, and rarely by prae-oral appendages in other Arthropods.
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  • (7) The endopoditic ramus is greatly enlarged and flattened, without or with only one jointing, the corm (basal segment) is evanescent; often the plate-like endopodites of a pair of such appendages unite in the middle line with one another or by the intermediary of a sternal up-growth and form a single broad plate.
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  • (2) Corm, with short unsegmented rami, forming a flattened foliaceous appendage, adapted to swimming and respiration (trunk-limbs of Phyllopods).
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  • After the outer surface has been scraped and cleaned, the pieces are flattened by heating them over a fire and submitting them to pressure on a flat surface.
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  • The Tian-shan consists almost everywhere of " sheaves " of parallel ranges, having their strike predominantly east and west, with deflexions to the W.S.W., west of Khan-tengri and to the E.S.E., east of 92° E., thus describing as it were a wide flattened arc open to the south.
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  • Female flowers arranged, two to three together on scale-like structures formed by the union of bracts, in catkins; ovary two-celled; fruit small, flattened, protected between the ripened scales of the catkin.
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  • In the Spanish ibex (C. pyrenaica) the horns fare flattened, with ill-defined knobs, and a spiral twist.
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  • The body, otherwise circular in section, is slightly flattened ventrally.
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  • Behind it, and freely communicating with it beneath the osseous bridge (the post-orbital process of the frontal) forming the boundary between them, is the small temporal fossa occupying the whole of the side of the cranium proper, and in front is the great flattened expanse of the " cheek," formed chiefly by the maxilla, giving support to the long row of cheek-teeth, and having a prominent ridge running forward from below the orbit for the attachment of the masseter muscle.
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  • The lower jaw is large, especially the region of the angle, which is expanded and flattened, giving great surface for the attachment of the masseter muscle.
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  • The transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae are long, flattened, and project horizontally outwards or slightly forward from the arch.
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  • The ribs are eighteen or nineteen in number on each side, flattened, and united to the sternum by short, stout, tolerably well ossified sternal ribs.
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  • The pisiform is large and prominent, flattened and curved; it articulates partly with the cuneiform and partly with the lower end of the radius.
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  • In the hinder limb the femur is marked, as in other perissodactyles, by the presence of a " third trochanter," a flattened process, curving forwards and arising from the outer side of the bone, about one-third of the distance from the upper end.
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  • It is elongated and slender, and flattened from within outwards.
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  • The penis is very large, cylindrical, with a truncated, expanded, flattened termination.
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  • In entocentric transmission this phenomenon appears in general as in the case of the contemplation of perspective representations at a too short distance, the objects appearing flattened.
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  • The floral axis sometimes appears as if formed by several peduncles united together, constituting a fasciated axis, as in the cockscomb, in which the flowers form a peculiar crest at the apex of the flattened peduncles.
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  • If there are numerous flowers on a flattened, convex or slightly concave receptacle, having either very short pedicels or none, a a (From Strasburger's Lehrbuch der Botanik, by permission of Gustav Fischer.) FIG.
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  • In the American button-bush the heads are globular, in some species of teazel elliptical, while in scabious and in composite plants, as sunflower, dandelion, thistle, centaury and marigold, they are somewhat hemispherical, with a flattened, slightly hollowed, or convex disk.
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  • The axis is usually very much contracted, no internodes being developed, and the portion bearing the floral leaves, termed the thalamus or torus, frequently expands into a conical, flattened or hollowed expansion; at other times, though rarely, the internodes are developed and it is elongated.
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  • Some stigmas, as those of Mimulus, present sensitive flattened laminae, which close when touched.
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  • Yet the fact that the long, soft Conchoderma auritum stands exposed on the Coronula, sometimes ten on one, indicates that the whale can have little chance of evicting its tenants, even at the expense of rubbing off the eighteen flattened horns of its own skin embedded in cavities round the domed base of the Coronula shell.
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  • There is good evidence that many of the seeds belonged to Cordaitales, especially those seeds which had a flattened form, such as Cardiocarpus, Cycadinocarpus, Samaropsis, &c. Seeds of this kind have been found in connexion with the Cordaianthus inflorescences; the winged seeds'of Samaropsis, borne on long pedicels, are attributed by Grand' Eury to the genus Dorycordaites.
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  • Many other forms of seed, and especially those which show radial symmetry, as for example Trigonocarpus, Stephanospermum and Lagenostoma belonged, as we have seen, to some of the plants grouped under Pteridospermeae, though other Pteridosperms had flattened seeds not as yet distinguishable from those of Cordaitales.
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  • In the Ecaudata the ilium is greatly elongated and the pubis and ischium are flattened, discoidal, and closely applied to their fellows by their inner surfaces; the pelvic girdle looks like a pair of tongs.
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  • Tail a little more than half the length of the body and head together, broad and strong at the base, and gradually tapering to the end, somewhat flattened horizontally.
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  • The Peak was flattened.
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  • There is a hierarchy frustration for managers at the slowing of their career progress, since hierarchies flattened are are unlikely to be reinstated.
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  • Such metal was probably flattened by repeatedly striking a flat hammer stone on a large stone anvil.
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  • They are placed between the flattened points of two sparkling, gem quality, diamonds to form what is called a diamond anvil.
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  • The tunnels of buprestid larvae can be distinguished from those of cerambycid larvae as the buprestid larvae can be distinguished from those of cerambycid larvae as the buprestid tunnels are more flattened in cross section.
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  • Bivalve: a group of mollusks with flattened bodies enclosed by a pair shells (valves) made of hard calcite.
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  • The imagines (adults) have flattened bodies with their top side forming a protective carapace over the animal.
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  • To help things along place black plastic, fleece or flattened cardboard on the soil in the spring to warm the soil up.
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  • The ham and cheese rolled inside these flattened chicken breasts make an attractive spiral pattern when the chicken is sliced.
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  • On the right you will pass a number of young Silver Fir which have coarse, flattened needles set in two ranks.
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  • The core plug was positioned in its hole and flattened out - not concave - with a dolly about 1.5 " diameter.
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  • The Ferriby boats may be considered to be extended dugouts with the dugout base flattened out to a broad keel board.
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  • The tunica intima has an endothelium of flattened endothelial cells.
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  • The bullet is almost intact, only slightly flattened, with a little cone of lead missing from the rear end.
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  • Skull somewhat flattened between ears, with some width allowed in powerful male heads.
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  • Georgian and Victorian London was devastated in WWII - huge swathes of the center and the East End were totally flattened.
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  • Fruitbodies 5-9 cm, black with the flattened head (2-2.5 cm) clearly delimited and with a grooved, rather granular surface.
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  • Flowers are borne in terminal or axillary panicles, clusters or cymes which are spherical, domed or flattened like a lacecap hydrangea.
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  • At the west end of this platform was a conical mound with a flattened top, 18 to 20 feet high.
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  • In so-called High German, many once strongly emphasized syllables have been weakened, flattened, making them almost soundless.
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  • Small sized telescopes will show a dazzling spectacle, a myriad of glimmering stars fused to form a slightly flattened disk.
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  • After several tries some flattened spheres, some blue, some red, come into fuzzy view.
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  • Dynamo models of our Galaxy as a flattened spheroid have been investigated, using asymptotic analytic methods and high resolution numerical techniques.
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  • Judging from his expression, I had flattened his middle stump.
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  • Berry retained the Abbot's Tower and the 12th century undercroft, but the rest of the Abbey was flattened.
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  • The molar teeth are of coarse construction, with fewer and larger plates and thicker enamel; the ridge-formula being 3, 6, 7, 8, io; while the plates are not flattened, but thicker in the middle than at the edges, so that their worn grinding-surfaces are lozengeshaped.
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  • Roots are often flattened, twisted and otherwise distorted by mechanical obstacles; stems by excess of food in rich soils, the attacks of minute parasites, overgrowth by climbing plants, &c. Leaves are especially apt to vary, and although the formation of crests, pitchers, puckers, &c., must be put down to the results of abnormal development, it is often difficult to draw the line between teratological and merely varietal phenomena.
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  • The action of rain, ice and rivers conspires with the movement of land waste to strip the layer of soil from steep slopes as rapidly as it forms, and to cause it to accumulate on the flat valley bottoms, on the graceful flattened cones of alluvial fans at the outlet of the gorges of tributaries, or in the smoothly-spread surface of alluvial plains.
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  • 6) contrasts markedly with the wonderful flattened abdomen and elytra of Mormolyce (fig.
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  • - The Chaetopoda are with but few exceptions (Myzostomida in part, Sternaspis) elongated worms, flattened or, more usually, cylindrical, and bilaterally symmetrical.
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  • The foot is flattened ventrally, at all events in its anterior part (Strombidae).
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  • The members of the order present the same wide range of superficial appearance as do the Pectinibranchiate Streptoneura, forms carrying well-developed spiral shells and large mantle-skirts being included in the group, together with flattened or cylindrical slug-like forms. But in respect of the substitution of other parts for the mantle-skirt and for the gill which the more degenerate Opisthobranchia exhibit, this order stands alone.
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  • The split cylinder is passed to the flattening furnace, where it is exposed to a red heat, sufficient to soften the glass; when soft the cylinder is laid upon a smooth flat slab and flattened down upon it by the careful application of pressure with some form of rubbing implement, which frequently takes the form of a block of charred wood.
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  • The result of this process is a minute ovoid embryo consisting of a solid mass of cells surrounded by a follicle of flattened yolk-cells.
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  • They are entirely insectivorous, bask on the broiling hot sand and then can run fast enough; otherwise they are sluggish, dig themselves into the sand by a peculiar shuffling motion of the fringed edges of their flattened bodies, and when surprised they feign death.
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  • The stock is headed off by an oblique transverse cut as shown at a, a slice is then pared off the side as at b, and on the face of this a tongue or notch is made, the cut being in a downward direction; the scion c is pared off in a similar way by a single clean sharp cut, and this is notched or tongued in the opposite direction as the figure indicates; the two are then fitted together as shown at d, so that the inner bark of each may come in contact at least on one side, and then tied round with damp soft bast as at e; next some grafting clay is taken on the forefinger and pushed down on each side so as to fill out the space between the top of the stock and the graft, and a portion is also rubbed over the ligatures on the side where the graft is placed, a handful of the clay is then taken, flattened out, and rolled closely round the whole point of junction, being finished off to a tapering form both above and below, as shown by the dotted line f.
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  • They are gen erally flattened along the plane of union. ??
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  • Similarly � became in time identified with M as though the initial of mille, 1000, and the side strokes of x in the above form were flattened out till it became 1, and ultimately L, 50.
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  • A typical myzostomid (see A, B, C) is of a flattened rounded shape, with a thin edge drawn out into delicate radiating cirri.
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  • The Tian-shan consists almost everywhere of " sheaves " of parallel ranges, having their strike predominantly east and west, with deflexions to the W.S.W., west of Khan-tengri and to the E.S.E., east of 92° E., thus describing as it were a wide flattened arc open to the south.
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  • Classic ragtime demands the frequent use of modulation and flattened tones also.
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  • Larger raindrops are slightly flattened and rays forming the top of a rainbow have to pass through the flattened vertical cross section.
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  • Nothing unusual there: dozens of German cities were flattened by the RAF, and have been meticulously reconstructed according to the original plans.
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  • Differential refraction pushes the lower limb upwards to create the highly flattened shape.
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  • If the wheat has been scorched by the sun or flattened by the rain and wind, the labor is in vain.
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  • Berry retained the Abbot 's Tower and the 12th century undercroft, but the rest of the Abbey was flattened.
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  • Can she not see that my hair has flattened against head in ungainly manner?
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  • There are people here flying about like kites arms spread out catching the warm whipping winds their bodies flattened against a blue sky.
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  • Also, keep an eye on other body language that shows fear or irritation, such as flattened ears or a twitching tail.
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  • Show quality Himalayans have a flattened muzzle, very much like a Pekinese dog.
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  • This will help them move around the box as well as prevent them from having the kind of flattened chest that can result from living on a hard, slippery surface while their bones are still relatively soft.
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  • The stem is about 2 1/2 feet high, round, slightly flattened at the top, the color a purplish-green, much hidden by persistent withered sheaths.
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  • C. cruciata is the commonest; its stems are armed with stout flattened spines, its flowers white and small, making a bush about 4 feet high.
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  • America, 2 to 3 feet high, with a large loose panicle bearing large flattened spikelets.
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  • Lacecap varieties are also classified as Bigleaf hydrangea, and produce smaller flower clusters in which a ring of blossoms encircles a flattened center.
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  • Coin pearls are disc-shaped and have a mystical appeal that resembles small, flattened, shiny pebbles.
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  • Since perfectly round pearls are very rare, many earrings utilize a near-round or spherical shape instead that might be flattened on one side.
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  • Even the seams have been flattened so that they don't rub against the skin, causing irritation as you move around.
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  • It has a beautiful shimmery front side and back that is flattened crepe.
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  • The elasticity and form molding characteristics of Lastex brought about other garments like the girdle, which not only held up stockings but also flattened the stomach.
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  • They're just flattened titanium, offering superb strength and durability.
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  • During the examination, a cotton swab or a metal instrument with a flattened tip is used to press on the outer lens of the eye so that a better view of the front areas of the retina can be obtained.
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  • The facial features of many Patau syndrome affected individuals appear flattened.
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  • The forehead and brow of a child with plagiocephaly look as if they have been pushed back or flattened because the forehead and brow have stopped their normal growth.
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  • An infant with positional nonsyndromic plagiocephaly has a flattened skull at the back of the head.
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  • For example, these individuals may have distinctive facial features such as thin upper lip and flattened nasal bridge, and they may have low calcium from hypoparathyroidism or cardiac defects.
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  • Pacifier nipples come in various shapes-long, short, flattened, or with a ball-shaped end.
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  • In addition, as the child grows, the face on the tilted side may become flattened.
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  • The bangs should ideally fall over the eyes, either in a casual manner that suggests they were just pushed to the side, or flattened further with a hair gel to achieve shine.
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  • With practice and commitment to Sedu styles, how to familiarize yourself with this phenomenal heated tool is the first step in achieving these flattened out looks at home.
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  • Flattened out short and medium hairstyles elude a sense of glamour that is both modern and feminine.
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  • Because of the size of the smaller straightening irons, hair that is at least 1" inch long can be flattened and straightened with an iron, creating sedu short hair styles that have a silky texture and are full of sheen.
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  • Here's a few examples of short haircuts that can successfully be flattened out with an iron and still look great.
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  • Several types of short haircuts can successfully be flattened out with an iron and still look great.
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  • Some claim Swift's flattened hairdo made her look much older, while others note that the singer's naturally curly hair is as much a part of her image as her voice, so she should stick with her trademark spiral perm-like ringlets.
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  • In addition, your flattened hair will likely break easily and tend to frizz when the humidity is high.
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  • Their facial features can be flattened a bit as well.
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  • Celiac disease can cause all of the above symptoms, in addition to a characteristically flattened appearance of the intestinal villi.
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  • The hands are actually LCD images that float in a flattened Lucite sphere.
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  • The couple used recycled materials from the start, going so far as to shred newspapers, pulse them in a blender until they were pulp, then flattened and dried the pulp to make clothing labels.
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  • Katie gasped and flattened herself against the wall as they soared past them.
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  • These tubes are lined by flattened epithelium and often contain blood capillaries; they communicate with the coelom and are to be regarded as prolongation of it into the thickness of the body wall.
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  • It may be compared to a couple of elongated and flattened links of chain.
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  • Outer columns of upper molars similar, the hinder ones not flattened; ridges of lower molars oblique or directly transverse, a third ridge to the last molar in the earlier forms. The Lophiodontidae, which date from the Eocene, come very close to Hyracotherium in the horse-line; and it is solely on the authority of American palaeontologists that the division of these early forms into equoids and tapiroids is attempted.
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  • Flattened crystals of garnet, films of quartz, and needles of tourmaline are not uncommon.
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  • - Free-swimming forms, with the appendages of the 6th or 5th and 6th pairs flattened or lengthened to act as oars; segments of mesosoma and metasoma (= opisthosoma), twelve in number.
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  • These reserve stores may be packed away in single hyphae or in swollen cells, but the hyphae containing them are often gathered into thick cords or mycelial strands (Phallus, mushroom, &c.), or flattened and anastomosing ribbons and plates, often containing several kinds of hyphae (Merulius lacrymans).
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  • In general, the petiole is more or less rounded in its form, the upper surface being flattened or grooved.
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  • While there isn't a wide variety of options as far as color goes (the only option is white with black trim), this bra is quick-drying and adds shape where you want it instead of giving the dreaded flattened 'uniboob' look.
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  • Locals believe that the grass is flattened by dancing elves.
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  • It's mainly made up of flattened cells that are constantly flaking off and being replaced by new ones.
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  • They're about 1-5mm in size, generally appear flattened, are most common on the forehead and jaw area, and don't bleed, weep, or crust over.
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  • They are magnificent evergreen trees, with apparently whorled branches, and stiff, flattened, pointed leaves, found in Brazil and Chile, Polynesia and Australia.
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  • Above the rim of the pitcher is a broad flattened lid, which is also a laminar development.
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  • They are flattened oval in form, circling with gliding motion over the surface film of the water, and occasionally diving, when they carry down with them a bubble of air.
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  • The fore-legs are elongate and adapted for clasping, while the short and flattened intermediate and hind legs form very perfect oar-like propellers.
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  • Shell flattened, umbilicated; foot anteriorly truncated with angles produced into lobes.
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  • Body flattened, the two dorsal borders prominent and foliaceous.
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  • Wings with predominantly longitudinal neuration, covered with flattened scales.
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  • Microscopic examination of a specimen of mature cotton shows that the hairs are flattened and twisted, resembling somewhat in general appearance an empty and twisted fire hose.
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  • Mole-rats are easily recognized by the peculiarly flattened head, in which the minute eyes are covered with skin, the wart-like ears, and rudimentary tail; they make burrows in sandy soil, and feed on bulbs and roots.
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  • The Samoyedes are recognized as having the face more flattened than undoubtedly Finnish stocks; their eyes are narrower, their complexion and hair darker.
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  • The scrub which covers the low veld consists mainly of gnarled stunted thorns with flattened umbrella shaped crowns, most of the species belonging to the suborder mimoseae.
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  • Instinctively, she flattened her palm against his chest once more to feel his heartbeat.
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  • He was dressed in worn clothing and shoes and flattened his palms against the window, as if he'd never been on a train before.
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  • I don't think you called in this strike, Brady answered, looking over the flattened city grimly.
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  • The round flattened summits of the Valdai plateau do not rise above 1100 ft., and they present the appearance of mountains only in consequence of the depths of the valleys - the rivers which flow towards the depression of Lake Peipus being only 200 to 250 ft.
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  • Head much flattened and wide, with eyes on sides; foot broad; siphon with internal appendages.
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  • In Clausilia, according to the observations of C. Gegenbaur, the primitive shell-sac does not flatten out and disappear, but takes the form of a flattened closed sac. Within this closed sac a plate of calcareous matter is developed, and after a time the upper wall of the sac disappears, and the calcareous plate continues to grow as the nucleus of the permanent shell.
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  • The metal is pretty soft and easily flattened out under the hammer, but almost devoid of tenacity.
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  • He led her through the small encampment toward the mountain and up a smooth walkway to the flattened peak of one ridge.
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  • Her first strike might as well have been in slow motion; no one moved like he did with brute strength that flattened her after a particularly harsh block.
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  • Shell external, conical, much flattened; anterior tentacles very small, and situated with the mouth in a notch of the foot below the head; ctenidium very large.
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  • She flattened them against the cool rock and began making her way around the edges.
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  • The astragalus has a pulley-like surface above for articulation into the tibia, but its lower surface is flattened and unites to a much greater extent with the navicular than with the cuboid, which bone is of comparatively less importance than in the Artiodactyles.
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  • She flattened against the rock wall as she heard the horse scramble down into the ravine a little way down from her.
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  • Zuyev describes them as like the Tunguses, with flattened nose, thick lips, little beard and black, hard hair.
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  • With the exception of the second toe of the hind-foot, the digits have well-formed, flattened nails as in the majority of monkeys.
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  • The body and head have the two pleural regions of each somite flattened and expanded on either side of the true gut-holding body-axis.
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