The heaviest rainfall occurs in April, and is accompanied by violent storms.
In the islands under the equator the heaviest fall is between October and February.
The heaviest nodule weighed over 20 tons.
And, strange to say, the heaviest arrears are du: from the fertile black earth region of S.
The heaviest falls of rain occur along lines of mountain of some extent directly facing the vapour-bearing winds, as on the Western Ghats of India and the west coast of the Malay peninsula.
an hour, and made up of the heaviest and strongest rolling stock, do not much exceed 300 tons in any country, and are often less.
The same results are found along the mountains at a distance from the sea, the heaviest rainfall known to occur anywhere in the world (not less than 600 in.
The heaviest shock began at 12 minutes 6 seconds past 5 o'clock a.m., Pacific standard time, and lasted 1 minute 5 seconds.
Public Debt.The national debt of France is the heaviest of any country in the world., Its foundation was laid early in the 15th century, and the continuous wars of succeeding centuries, combined with the extravagance of the monarchs, as well as deliberate disregard of financial and economic conditions, increased it at an alarming rate.
It is found in greatest perfection in the forests of the west coasts of Burma and the Indian peninsula, where the rainfall is heaviest, growing to a height of too or 150 ft., mixed with other trees and bamboos.
The largest and heaviest of all is the Flemish giant, with iron-grey fur above and white below.
Much more rain falls in summer than in any other season, but in some parts the heaviest rainfall is in the spring and in others in the winter.
Another exception is that of the Pernambuco coast, where the rainy season comes between March and August, with the heaviest rainfall from May to July, which is the time of the southern winter.
The heaviest rain is experienced between January and April and is usually accompanied by severe thunderstorms. On the eastern escarpment of the Drakensberg the rainfall is heavy, 50 or 60 in.
run and for the heaviest 1.9 tons.
The eastern range was found to receive the heaviest snowfall.
Petitti had established his divisional command far forward on Monte Novegno, where it came under the heaviest shell-fire.
With the possibility of a general retreat in view, it seemed necessary to withdraw the heaviest impedimenta in good time.
In the United States a committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers, appointed to consider the question of rail manufacture in consequence of an increase in the number of rail-failures, issued an interim report in 1907 in which it suggested a range of carbon from 0-55 to 0-65% for the heaviest sections of Bessemer steel flange rails, with a phosphorus maximum of 0.085%; while the specifications of the American Society for Testing Materials, current at the same period, put the carbon limits at o 45 to 0-55%, and the phosphorus limit at o io.
above sea-level, being lower on the Pacific side where the heaviest snowfall comes in winter than on the drier north-eastern side.
In the 1899 show, with 311 entries of cattle, and the age limited to three years, no beast reached the weight of a ton, the heaviest animal being a crossbred(Aberdeen-Angus and Shorthorn)which,at three years old, turned the scale at 19 cwt.
The heaviest losses were due to war, shipwreck and tropical diseases, but large numbers of the underpaid or unpaid soldiers deserted to the armies of native states.
These black rings are heaviest along the back.
Of more enduring value have been the researches of the historical school, founded by John Adam Mohler (1796-1838), whose famous Symbolik (1832) was perhaps the heaviest literary blow ever dealt at the Reformation.
When the industry was first established, the land which was supposed to be best for the plant was hill or undulating ground; but now it has been found in the Surma valley that with good drainage the heaviest crops of tea can be raised from low-lying land, even such as formerly supported rice cultivation.
The rainfall is heaviest in the north and on the Serra da Estrella; it is least in Algarve.
on finding nearly all the ammunition for their heaviest ordnance in the Narrows to be used up, viewed the prospect of a possible fresh fleet attack with some apprehension, as they were under the impression that the assailants had been beaten off on the 18th by the guns and not by the mines.
is the usual width; on the heaviest lands it may be as little as 5 yds., and in the latter case the furrows will act as drains into which the water flows from the intervening ridges.'
The rainfall is heaviest along the western fringe of the plateau, and penetrates inland in decreasing quantity over a zone which perhaps extends to loo m.
Live Load on Railway Bridges.-The live load is the weight of the heaviest train which can come on the bridge.
The chief sources of revenue were customs duties, taxes on land and industries, duties on tobacco and breadstuffs, the Lisbon octroi, receipts from national property, registration and stamps, &c. The heaviest expenditure (nearly £ 5,000,000) was incurred for the service of the consolidated debt; payments for the civil list, cortes, pensions, &c., amounted to more than £2,000,000, and the cost of public works to nearly as large a sum.
(6) The tropical forest, which represents the maximum of plant luxuriance, stimulated by the heaviest rainfall, greatest heat and strongest light.
Listen, replied the pasha; buy the biggest and heaviest kurbash you can find; hang it up in the centre of the mudiri elf, well within your reach, and you will very seldom require to use it.
Schools, police, charities, water, streets and parks are the items of heaviest cost.
Thus the heaviest measured rainfall east of the Mississippi is on the southern Appalachians; while in the west, where observations are as yet few at high level stations, the occurrence of forests and pastures on the higher slopes of mountains which rise from desert plains clearly testifies to the same rule.
The western mountains, exposed to the fierce lash of the Atlantic rains, sustain the heaviest and most constant precipitation.
The quantity of mercury or shot inserted depends upon the density of the liquids for which the hydrometer is to be employed, it being essential that the whole of the bulb should be immersed in the heaviest liquid for which the instrument is used, while the length and diameter of the stem must be such that the hydrometer will float in the lightest liquid for which it is required.
Still, the left attack may have had a purely tactical object, for in that quarter was the main body of the Prussians and Russians, and Napoleon's method was always to concentrate the fury of the attack on the heaviest masses of the enemy, i.e.
An extension of the former mole, and the construction of another from the foot of Montjuich, have embraced a portion of the sea outside of the bank, and a convenient shelter is thus afforded for the heaviest battleships.
In the distribution of the rainfall, as dependent on the direction of the winds, the following parts of Sumatra must be distinguished: (r) south-east Sumatra, on which, as on Banka and Billiton, the heaviest rainfall occurs during the north-west monsoon, the annual volume of rainfall increasing from 98.4 in.
from the Holy Empire, was the heaviest part of the price that France had to pay for peace (treaty of Frankfort, May 10,
The rainfall of Singapore for 1906 was 129.64 in.; the heaviest rainfall for any one month being 15.23 in.
It is notable as having the heaviest known rainfall in the world.
These are, however, by no means the heaviest - one, whose length is 7 ft.
- The external forces acting on a bridge may be classified as follows: (t) The live or temporary load, for road bridges the weight of a dense crowd uniformly distributed, or the weight of a heavy wagon or traction engine; for railway bridges the weight of the heaviest train likely to come on the bridge.
Relatively to their share of the countrys aggregate population the North Atlantic states, and those upon the Great Lakesthe manufacturing and urbanized states of the Unionhold much the heaviest share of immigrant population.
more than the heaviest of coat-furs, and is so rigid as to be uncomfortable, while the subtileness of fur makes it "kind" to the body.
The fortress artillery was weak in numbers and out of date; it consisted (at a generous estimate) of 70 guns (including the divisional field artillery), of which the heaviest were the 12-cm.
The annual rainfall is about 46 in., fairly well distributed throughout the year, though the heaviest precipitation occurs in August, September and October.
The concentrates are then passed over sloping tables (pulsator) and shaken to and fro under a stream of water which effects a second concentration of the heaviest material.
The heaviest of the seven bells (Kaiserglocke), cast in 1874 from the metal of French guns, weighs 543 cwt., and is the largest and heaviest bell that is rung.
As the minister of an ambitious and magnificent king, Colbert was under the hard necessity of sacrificing everything to the wars in Flanders and the pomp of Versailles a gulf which swallowed up all the countrys wealth;and, amid a society which might be supposed submissively docile to the wishes of Louis XIV., he had to retain the most absurd financial laws, making the burden of taxation weigh heaviest on those who had no other resources than their labor, whilst landed property escaped free of charge.
The south-west prevails from July to October, and again from December to February; accordingly in these months the rainfall is heaviest.
The railways having the heaviest coal traffic are the North-Eastern, which monopolizes the traffic of Northumberland and Durham; the Midland, commanding the Derbyshire, Yorkshire and East Midland traffic, and some of the Welsh; the London & North Western, whose principal sources are the Lancashire, Staffordshire 1 The figure 17.76 is the percentage for the whole of Yorkshire.
The rain is heaviest in the Takazze basin in July and August.
The rainfall, which is heaviest in summer, averages about 15-20 in.
Oats are grown over a wider area than any other crop, and next to mealies are the heaviest crop grown.
As the density of the heaviest rocks is only 3, that of a masonry dam must be below 3, and in practice such works if well constructed vary from 2.2 to 2.6.
Rain falls more or less in every month, but is heaviest during March, April, May and again in September, October and November.
The sum of these was in all cases heavy; heaviest when the parties were wealthy.
Gypsum (in beautiful crystalline form) is found in an almost continuous bed across the state running northeast and south-west with three principal areas, the northern in Marshall county, the central in Dickinson and Saline counties, and the southern (the heaviest, being 3 to 40 ft.
When the aquatic members of the class are taken into consideration, the maximum dimensions are vastly greater, Sibbald's rorqual attaining a length of fully 80 ft., and being probably the bulkiest and heaviest animal that has ever existed.
The heaviest charges are for the service of the national debt and for the army; each of these items exceeded LI,000,000 in 1909.
A genius suede bottom makes carrying even the heaviest items a snap.
You want to set the heaviest items against your back.
The heaviest items must go closest to your back.
These basket-bottomed totes are the most durable of plastic beach totes, but also the heaviest.
Damien Wicks of Australia was the heaviest person to ever appear on The Biggest Loser.
At the start of season eight, Sorrells was the show's heaviest contestant ever.
The process was incredibly painful for Sorrells, but despite being the heaviest contestant, she was not the last one across the finish line.
Hence many of the earlier bridges have had to be strengthened to carry modern traffic. The following examples of some of the heaviest locomotives on English railways is given by W.
run), and for the heaviest a locomotive and tender weighing 144.5 tons, 52 ft.
The total precipitation for the state is 17 or 18 in., the heaviest, about 20 in., occurring in the Red river valley, and the lightest, about 14 in., in the extreme W.
This year saw the greatest successes and the heaviest reverses of the Union army, Gettysburg and Vicksburg and Chattanooga against Chancellorsville and Chickamauga.
One of the heaviest of the battles was fought at Fort Fisher in 1864.
The heaviest item of expenditure chargeable on the Algerian budget is on public works, posts and telegraphs and agriculture.
triandra, known as Black-top and introduced by Ellmore has been found to produce the heaviest crops on the best Leicestershire grounds.
This was the heaviest blow to the Americans throughout the war in the north.
At Corinth the unit was evidently the Assyrian and not the Attic, being 129.6 at the earliest (17) (though modified to double Attic, or 133, later) and being divided by 3, and not into 2 drachms. And this agrees with the mina being repeatedly found at Corcyra, and with the same standard passing to the Italian coinage (17) similar in weight, and in division into 1/3 -- the heaviest coinages (17) down to 400 B.C. (Terina, Velia, Sybaris, Posidonia, Metapontum, Tarentum, &c.) being none over 126, while later on many were adjusted to the Attic, and rose to 134.
The severest drought never exhausts these reservoirs, and the heaviest rain can never convert these rivers into the resistless floods which they would be but for the moderating influence of the great lakes.
Silvela endeavoured to unite in what he styled a Modern Conservative party the bulk of the followers of Canovas; the Ultramontanes, who were headed by General Polavieja and Seor Pidal; the Catalan Regionalists, whose leader, Duran y Bas, became a cabinet minister; and his own personal following, of whom the most prominent were the home secretary, Seor Dato, and the talented and energetic finance minister, Seor Villaverde, upon whose shoulders rested the heaviest part of the task of the new cabinet.
The season of heaviest rain is from April to September.
There were five distinct groups of provinces, classified as follows: (a) the Pays de grandes gabelles, in which the tax was heaviest; (b) the Pays de petites gabelles, which paid a tax of about half the rate of the former; (c) the Pays de salines, in which the tax was levied on the salt extracted from the salt marshes; (d) the Pays redimes, which had purchased redemption in 1549; and (e) the Pays exempts, which had stipulated for exemption on entering into union with the kingdom of France.
Newly mixed pigs fight to establish a hierarchy which is based on weight - the heaviest being more dominant.
Boss Gary Mills suffered the heaviest defeat of his managerial reign to end a run of five straight wins.
The heaviest bird to fly is the kori bustard which can weigh as much as 18kg.
Nine upright stones support the heaviest capstone of any Cornish quoit which shows no signs of floating away.
copepod diversity in the region of heaviest oil pollution.
The rains typically start in July and October brings the heaviest downpours with frequent flooding in the capital.
The heaviest nymph goes in the middle with a lighter fly on both the point and the top dropper.
emulsifyorporates a solvent into a blend of high pH alkaline cleaning agents that quickly emulsifies the heaviest of soil.
heaviest fallers were the Hilton and the Radisson SAS.
findyone who is found guilty of a bomb plot deserves the heaviest sentence available.
The heaviest bell, the ' tenor ', weighs 27 hundredweight, 2 quarters and 5 pounds and sounds a C sharp note.
It is the heaviest lifting fin keel in the world.
From May to November it is rainy it is the rainy season with the heaviest rains falling from August to October.
Agreeing, the judge imposed the heaviest possible sentence.
On customers tickler of the heaviest industry has an those with minor.
The country nearest the river receiving the heaviest deposit becomes in this way the highest ground, and so continues until a " break-away " occurs, when a new river-bed is formed, and the same process of deposition and accumulation is repeated.
(On the continent of Europe, however, six-wheeled vehicles are to be found much longer than those employed in Great Britain.) This difficulty is avoided by providing the vehicles with four axles (or six in the case of the largest and heaviest), mounted in pairs (or threes) at each end in a bogie or swivel truck, which being pivoted can move relatively to the body and adapt itself to the curvature of the line.
But, confining ourselves to what is here our special business, it is to be remarked that perhaps the heaviest blow dealt at these strange doctrines was that delivered by Rennie, who, in an edition of Montagu's Ornithological Dictionary (pp. xxxiii.-1v.), published in 1831 and again issued in 1833, attacked the Quinary System, and especially its application to ornithology by Vigors and Swainson, in a way that might perhaps have demolished it, had not the author mingled with his undoubtedly sound reason much that is foreign to any question with which a naturalist, as such, ought to deal - though that herein he was only following the example of one of his opponents, who had constantly treated the subject in like manner, is to be allowed.
The south-western pine belt contains the heaviest growth of long-leaf pine timber in the world, covering an area of about 4200 sq.
The Australian crane, the heaviest bird weighed, is that which has the smallest amount of surface, for, referred to the kilogramme, it does not give us a surface of more than 899 square centimetres (139 sq.
In 1733 the second heaviest bell was badly damaged resulting in it having to be recast once again.
The heaviest bikes are those constructed with all-steel frames.
The next heaviest are bikes made with a steel frame, carbon forks and a seat post.
It is the largest and heaviest of the lot and is best used in areas where significant snowfall is expected every year.
There is a big variation in weight as well, as the iPad is the heaviest at 1.5 pounds, the Kindle DX is 18.9 ounces, the Reader is 12.75 ounces, the Nook is 12.1 ounces, and the Kindle 2 is 10.2 ounces.
China and India are currently the heaviest users of coal for energy.
Space Program: Space technology still makes heaviest use of solar technology.
Estee Lauder Double Wear Maximum Cover Camouflage Makeup: This face and body makeup offers the heaviest coverage of all of the company's foundations.
The motor is the heaviest part of the appliance and its weight is more relevant than you may first think.
This will provide you with a more accurate assessment of your heaviest weight.
The heaviest apple on record in the Guinness Book of World Records weighed in at over four pounds.
The guest with the heaviest purse is the winner.
A Mastiff named Zorba was one of the heaviest dogs in the world, weighing in at 343 pounds.
When discussing which dog breed is the largest of all, "largest" could mean heaviest, tallest or longest.
Irish Wolfhounds are nowhere near the heaviest dogs.
Another way to measure the size of a dog is by weight, and there is some crossover between breeds that may be considered the tallest or heaviest.
One of the heaviest dogs of all time also belonged to the heaviest breed on average.
It should be noted here that Guinness no longer has a category for heaviest dog.
Known around the world as one of the heaviest bands that was ever formed, Slipknot's amazing commercial and critical appeal continues to expand.
Cold weather garments tend to consist of the heaviest, bulkiest and often thickest pieces of clothing in the world.
In most areas, UV rays are heaviest from about 10am to 3pm, but of course this will depend on your specific area.
On multi-rider models (some Master Blaster slides can accommodate two, three, or four rider tubes), the heaviest riders should sit in the back.
Generally, the heaviest online traffic happens between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. PST.
The heaviest pack weighs eight pounds when empty and is adjustable to between 20 inches and 22 inches in length.
Pain usually develops within hours of the start of menstruation and peaks as the flow becomes heaviest during the first day or two of the cycle.
People who apparently don't understand that women have to gain weight while pregnant also panned photos of the star when she was at her heaviest during both her first and second pregnancies.
Your first morning urine will have the heaviest concentration of hormones so if it's very early in your pregnancy, these hormones may not be as concentrated as the day progresses.
This is because the pregnancy hormones will be at their heaviest at this time of day.
The heaviest duty sports will require the highest quality equipment, so it is best to look for a water sports store before purchasing your swim shirt from a place like Target.
With 220 watts of power, it can mix the heaviest of batters, whip up cream and knead bread dough.
Even the heaviest rock anthem has the occasional glimmer of romance.
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