Fours Sentence Examples
He hit the floor on all fours and snapped at the hen as she rolled by.
The furnaces are square and open in front, to allow the outlet ends of the retorts to project; they are grouped together by fours; and their several chimneys are within the same enclosure.
The bear dropped down on all fours and growled at her offspring, who dashed back into the trees.
Opening out of this and the other chambers, and connecting them together, are a series of low winding passages or cuniculi, just large enough for a man to creep through on all fours.
Conidia (basidiospores) borne in fours on a special conidiophore, the basidium.Advertisement
In man the occipital foramen, through which passes the spinal cord, is placed just behind the centre of the base of the skull, which is thus evenly balanced in the erect posture, whereas the gorilla, which goes habitually on all fours, and whose skull is inclined forward, in accordance with this posture has the foramen farther back.
This tendency is common in adults as well as in children; the strokes of a clock may, for instance, be grouped into fours, and thus eleven is represented as two fours and three.
He also wrote Le Mandi depuis les origines de ?Islam jusqu'd nos fours (1885); Les Origines de la poesie persane (1888); Prophetes d'Israel (1892), and other books on topics connected with the east, and from 1883 onwards drew up the annual reports of the Societe Asiatique.
They then either remain united in fours, or multiples of four, as in some acacias, Periploca graeca and Inga anomala, or separate into individual grains, which by degrees become mature pollen.
These small masses, when bruised, divide into grains which are united in fours.Advertisement
Our bakers' ovens, hot-air ovens or stoves, annealing ovens for glass or metal, &c., would all be called fours in, French and Olen in German, in common with furnaces of all kinds.
Pairs and fours may or may not have a coxswain.
The women's coxed fours B category produced a messy spectacle.
Ranger made a quickfire 43, while Palin looked imperious as he smashed seven fours and a six.
On a hard running summer fairway its making mincemeat of par fours.Advertisement
I tried to scramble backward on all fours, but the stone flooring proved too slippery under the thick miry coating that covered it.
Rostov riding in front gave the order "Forward!" and the hussars, with clanking sabers and subdued talk, their horses' hoofs splashing in the mud, defiled in fours and moved along the broad road planted with birch trees on each side, following the infantry and a battery that had gone on in front.
The man whom they called Tikhon, having run to the stream, plunged in so that the water splashed in the air, and, having disappeared for an instant, scrambled out on all fours, all black with the wet, and ran on.
She was ' Commando crawling ', she could n't crawl on all fours, she would shuffle along on her hands.
The posts used to make the tree are usually made from wooden two by fours or heavy cardboard tubes.Advertisement
She may get down on all fours and lift her hindquarters into the air with her tail straight up.
Chocolates, spun sugar, or petit fours create a dramatic look when stacked on each tier.
Rolled fondant recipes are generally used for rolled and sculpting fondants, while a pour recipe is often used to quickly cover cakes and petit fours with a shiny icing.
The project only requires a sheet of plywood and a few two by fours and two by twos.
A. montana (Mountain Tobacco) is a European plant about 12 inches high, with smooth, lance-shaped leaves and yellow flowers 2 inches across in summer, the blooms gathered into threes and fours on hairy stems.Advertisement
Other materials needed include two by fours, deck screws, and hinges.
For example, if you roll double fours, you get to move a total of sixteen spaces!
After fours years together, the two of you are not behaving like a committed couple who makes joint decisions together, but rather a couple who is in the early stages of dating and whose decision-making is independent of the other person.
For butt work, kneel on all fours and place a light dumbbell in the groove of one knee.
While finger sandwiches and petit fours are traditional fare for a tea, you can serve virtually any food you like at your party.
Possibilities for favors include small portions of candy, petit fours, toys, noisemakers, small items of jewelry, or sports items like golf tees.
The remaining models; Fours and Fives are less clearly defined by include the scientist, physician Simons and the politically oriented Aaron Dorals.
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.
When on the ground, to pass from one clump of trees to another, they do not run on all fours, but stand erect, The Crowned Sifaka (Propithecus diadema coronatus).
The asexual cells are immotile spores arising in fours in sporangia from superficial cells of the thallus.
Upon noticing Jackson, the dog dropped to all fours and approached him slowly.