Ground-work sentence example

  • In the Ligore ware the hammered ground-work is inlaid with a black composition of sulphides of baser metals which throws up the pattern with distinctness.
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  • St George Mivart, in The Ground-work of Science (1898), maintained the reality of an active causative power underlying Nature, and the dignity of human reason, from an independent point of view.
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  • The ground-work of the vestment is green silk embroidery, that of the medallions red.
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  • In Gymnosperms we have seeds, and the carpels may become modified and close around these, as in Pinus, during the process of ripening to form an imitation of a box-like fruit which subsequently opening allows the seeds to escape; but there is never in them the closed ovary investing from the outset the ovules, and ultimately forming the ground-work of the fruit.
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  • In all such pictures we must allow a good deal for exaggeration both ways, but there must be a ground-work of truth.
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  • The original book or ground-work of Enoch consisted of i.-xvi., xx.-xxxvi.
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