Girth sentence example

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  • When full-grown the entire length of the animal is about 4 ft., and the girth 3 ft.
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  • In Norway the tree, growing in dense forests, is generally of but moderate girth, and probably this pine nowhere reaches a greater size than in the Scottish woods; a plank from Glenmore forest measured nearly 51 ft.
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  • They are a very big looking animal and have a large girth.
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  • Dean did the same, hoping its eighteen inch girth was sufficient to secure the two damn fools who were testing it as their sole mooring against the natural forces of nature.
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  • The two trees whose girth had been small enough for her wrap her arms around had expanded in width and height, reaching towards the gray sky of the underworld.  Katie craned her neck, unable to see the tops of the trees.  Their trunks had grown outward from the trail until they were as wide as a football field.  Their massive roots ruptured the ground that had been the trail, creating a ravine she could see even from their safe distance.
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  • The prey is always swallowed entire, and, as its girth generally much exceeds that of the snake, the progress of deglutition is very laborious and slow.
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  • Osiers or willows when tied for market vary locally in girth.
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  • Above the firs come the tamarack, constituting the bulk of the lower Alpine forest; the hardy long-lived mountain pine; the red cedar or juniper, growing even on the baldest rocks; the beautiful hemlock spruce; the still higher white pine, nut pine, needle pine; and finally, at io,000 to 12,000 ft., the dwarf pine, which grows in a tangle on the earth over which one walks, and may not show for a century's growth more than a foot of height or an inch of girth.
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  • The standard procedure is to measure the girth at 1.3 meters (4 feet) above the ground.
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  • She stood quietly beside the mounting block as I tightened the girth and ran down the stirrups.
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  • While the Bass control adds low-end girth at higher settings and a warm round smoothness at lower settings.
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  • During your assessment we will check your blood group and measure your height, weight and abdominal girth.
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  • He was a tall man with a great girth, in Dominican robes, with black hair turning gray.
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  • At Knowlton in Dorset there is a line of yews, survivors from an early hedgerow, with an average girth of 25 feet.
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  • It was only then I noticed the huge girth across its shoulders and began to wonder.
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  • Calculate the mean girth of a number of different shape structures.
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  • At maturity, this yew will be about twelve feet tall with a five foot girth but may be kept smaller by regular clipping.
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  • The chevron bands are separated and bordered above and below by narrow bands between two girth grooves, shaded with deeply indented vertical lines.
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  • And despite its slightly portly girth, the S-type exhibits a surprising turn of speed.
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  • On the continent of Europe osiers or willows are bunched in sizes of one metre in girth at the butts and (except in Belgium) are also sold by weight.
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  • The position of the foot exercises much influence on the security of the seat; it should be opposite the girth, parallel with the barrel of the horse, with the heels depressed.
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  • The fine pad has tilbury tugs and separate shaped girth.
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  • Length, material, and girth matters when you are lining up your shot or in the process of using the cue.
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  • In fact, even in the case of only one cat, some breeds grow to such girth that a jumbo-sized box is then necessary.
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  • Plus size pajamas are cut from special patterns that incorporate larger measurements in the upper arm, girth, and thigh areas to create comfortable attire that fits well and offers ease of motion without binding.
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  • Most styles feature a larger arm girth combined with a shorter shoulder width, and the designs may be more roomy in the bust and hips.
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  • Girth is the most important body measurement for determining proper fit for plus size dancewear.
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  • The arm girth of these garments is larger and roomier, while the shoulder width is shorter.
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  • True plus size cocktail dresses have a generous cut in the armholes, girth, and bust to accommodate the fitting and comfort needs of the extended size woman.
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  • Passengers should be aware that Shoot-the-Rapids will use an over-the-shoulder harness restraint that may not be able to accommodate passengers with broad shoulders or exceptional girth.
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  • Bold enough to appeal to my American taste, yet subtle enough as to not overpower with girth.
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  • To overcome its larger than average girth, Sony Ericsson has packed this phone with lots of features that leave the competition in the dust.
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  • The specifications, however, don't really explain the extra girth.
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  • People today are generally larger in height and girth than their ancestors due to the vast improvement in the standard of living and better nutrition.
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  • If you're exceptionally tall or of considerable girth, average boutiques and department stores may not carry your size.
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  • Be sure to purchase a belt with enough width to cover your girth in a full velour suit.
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  • If you weren't aware of these possible side effects, this could be the cause of your unexplained girth.
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  • Nighties with a looser silhouette will accommodate a man's girth more easily than a woman's, but not everyone wants to wear a trapeze nightgown.
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  • The annual increase in girth is often considerable even in large trees; the fine larch near the abbey of Dunkeld figured by Strutt in his Sylva Britannica increased 22 ft.
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  • Look out for the large oak tree, said to have a 20-foot girth.
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  • To start the canter, which should always be done from the walk and not the trot, take up the curb rein a little and turn the horse's head slightly to the right, at the same time pressing the left leg behind the girth; the horse will then lead with the off (right) fore leg, which is generally preferred; but a well-broken hack should lead with either leg at command, and if he be cantered in a circle to the left he must lead with the near leg, as otherwise an ugly fall is likely to result from the leg being crossed.
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