How to use High-water in a sentence

high-water
  • His high-water trousers exposed black silk socks with little ladders up the sides, held in place with garters, something Dean hadn't seen in decades.

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  • Near the lake the valley was formerly swampy, and at high-water the lake overflowed into it.

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  • Most of the rivers flowing into the Gulf are obstructed by sand-bars and navigable only during high-water from January to April.

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  • The literary and artistic value of many of the Robin Hood ballads cannot be pronounced considerable, but eight of them attain the high-water mark of their class.

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  • Each of the larger streams, as well as a large proportion of the smaller ones, is accompanied by a belt of bottom land, of greater or less width, lying low as regards the stream, and liable to overflow at times of high water.

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  • Nearly all of this vast flood-plain lies below the level of high water in the Mississippi, and, but for the protection afforded by the levees, every considerable rise of its waters would inundate vast areas of fertile and cultivated land.

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  • Its most important branch is the Red Lake River, and both are navigable for vessels of light draught at high water.

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  • He never, indeed, jeopardized the position of the Moslems in Europe as his father had done, and thus the peace of Szeged (1444), which regained the line of the Danube and drove the Turk behind the Balkans, must always be reckoned as the high-water mark of Hungary's Turkish triumphs.

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  • P. de Lamarck (1744-1829) represents most completely, both by his development theory (to be further mentioned below) and by his scheme of classifica- tion, the high-water mark of the popular but cation.

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  • It is simple and severe, classic yet instinct with life and noble in form; and in it he touched the high-water mark of his career.

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  • Standard high water (of 1870) is 2.77 ft.

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  • Soil whose temperature remains low, whether from its northerly aspect or from its high water content or other cause, is unsatisfactory, because the germination of seeds and the general life processes of plants cannot go on satisfactorily except at certain temperatures well above freezing-point.

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  • The harbour is one of the finest natural harbours in the kingdom, and has the advantage of a double tide, the tide of the English channel giving it high water first by way of the Solent and two hours later by way of Spithead.

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  • The clear headway is 157 ft., and the extreme height of the towers above high water 361 ft.

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  • The diet of1558-1559indicates the high-water mark of Polish Protestantism.

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  • Its gateway, Elsinore, is a medieval reproduction; other prominent features are the reservoirs, which resemble natural lakes, and a high water tower, from which there is a delightful view.

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  • Banks thereupon retreated, and, high water in the river having come to an end, the fleet was in the gravest danger of being cut off, until Colonel Bailey suggested, and rapidly carried out, the construction of a dam and weir over which the ships ran down to the lower waters.

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  • One of the finest of the endemic flowering plants of the group is the boraginaceous "Chatham Island lily" (M y ousitidium nobile), a gigantic forget-me-not, which grows on the shingly shore in a few places only, and always just on the high-water mark, where it is daily deluged by the waves; while dracophyllums, leucopogons and arborescent ragworts are characteristic forms in the vegetation.

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  • The city is built on a level site several feet above the river's high-water mark.

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  • In the Waal ordinary high water is perceptible as far up as Zalt Bommel in Gelderland, in the Lek the maximum limits or ordinary and spring tides are at Vianen and Kuilenburg respectively, in the Ysel above the Katerveer at the junction of the Willemsvaart and past Wyhe midway between Zwolle and Deventer; and in the Maas near Heusden and at Well in Limburg.

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  • Paul of Samosata represented the high-water mark of Christian speculation; and it is deplorable that the fanaticism of his own and of succeeding generations has left us nothing but a few scattered fragments of his writings.

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  • The average depth in the harbour at high water is about 46 ft., with a fall of tide of about 8 ft., the entrance being marked by a lightship and two buoys.

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  • The Gongola is navigable at high water for 130 m.

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  • A large piece of land, barely above high-water mark, is levelled, and if necessary puddled with clay.

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  • In tidal seas they range from the limits of high water to some distance beyond the low-water line.

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  • The brightest belongs to those species which grow near low-water mark, or under the shade of larger algae at higher levels; species which grow near high-water mark are usually of so dark a hue that they are easily mistaken for brown seaweeds.

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  • The sharpness of the conflict was, however, blunted by the fact that, without exception, the young Romantic writers looked up to Goethe as its master; they modelled their fiction on Wilhelm Meister; they regarded his lyrics as the high-water mark of German poetry; Goethe, Novalis declared, was the "Statthalter of poetry on earth."

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  • These reached their high-water mark in the treaty of Unkiar Skelessi (July 8th, 1832).

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  • From Kurussa the Niger is navigable at high water all the way to Bamako in Upper Senegal, whence there is communication by rail and river with St Louis and Timbuktu.

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  • At high-water spring tides there are 40 ft.

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  • A species of bristle-tail (Machilis maritima) and quite a number of springtails haunt the sea-coast at or below high-water mark.

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  • In fact the later Greek religion did not advance much above the high-water mark of the Homeric, although the poets and philosophers deepened certain of its nobler traits.

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  • Some parts of it lay below high-water mark on the Hugli, and its low level throughout rendered its drainage a most difficult problem.

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  • They rise but little above high-water mark.

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  • The river is also navigable at high water for small steamers up to Neiva, 100 m.

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  • Serious movement from expansion and contraction does not usually extend to levels which are kept moderately damp, or to the greater mass of the dam, many feet below high-water level.

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  • Standard high water (of 1838) is 575.11 ft.

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  • It is navigable for river steamboats at high water for about 350 m.

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  • Of the tributaries of the river, the Voronezh, the Khoper, the Medvyeditsa and the Donets are navigable - the Donets having a course of 680 m., and during high water affording access to the government of Kharkov.

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  • In the Piedmont Plateau region the current of the rivers is usually swift, and not infrequently there are falls or rapids; but in the Coastal Plain region the current becomes sluggish, and in times of high water the rivers spread over wide areas.

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  • At high water most of these are united into one general inundation.

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  • This valley extends from the Rhine along the Grift, the Luntersche Beek, and the Eem to the Zuider Zee, and would still offer an outlet in this direction to the Rhine at high water if it were not for the river dikes.

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  • The new boardwalk will be above the high water mark - to allow access at all times.

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  • With the correct polymer design, stable liquid polyester coatings can be produced in a high-water content volatile phase.

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  • In winter codling can be caught at high water near the steps at dusk.

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  • In high water it all gets much more entertaining and becomes much more continuous as opposed to pool drop.

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  • The barrage traps high water creating a head of water, like a hydroelectric dam.

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  • These products have a high water content, which is why they are of value in wound debridement.

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  • Gels have a high water content, which aids the rehydration of hard eschar and promotes autolysis in necrotic wounds.

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  • Using this method stick float can produce fish in high water conditions, slowing the bait up for the fish to respond.

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  • Central navigation headroom at mean high water tide is 5.4 meters.

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  • Sutton Common lies in an area of very low-lying land with a high water table.

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  • We may look upon them as the seven lines of an ascending high-water mark.

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  • In fairly high water conditions the four descended the ramp whilst Peter Rose snapped photos and bid us a final farewell.

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  • These groups were also used to maintain the high water solubility of the resulting CD molecule.

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  • It grows just above normal spring tide high water mark and has prospered after assiduous protection by members of the island community.

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  • Castlemorton Common was probable left un-enclosed because its relatively poor soils and high water table made agricultural development difficult.

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  • I then built a 20 foot high water tower near to the house, intended for my personal consumption.

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  • On turnpikes, bridges, canals and railways $53,35 2, 649 was spent between 1826 and 1843, the public debt in the latter year reaching the high-water mark of $42,188,434.

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  • Resorts in California get pounded with Sierra Cement, or dense snow with high water content, while resorts in Utah and Colorado enjoy drier snow, called Champagne Powder.

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  • In particular, veggies with high water content, such as asparagus, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, and eggplant taste excellent when grilled.

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  • Pants - Emo pants often include cords, Dickies and high water pants.

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  • Body Milk - Body milk or lotion has a high water content and much less oil than the other types of organic lotions.

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  • A high water content in the soft lenses could cause dehydration of the eye.

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  • The absence of layers indicates that the honey has a high water content.

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  • The diet does not require calories counting as the foods which form the diet are all foods with high water content and a low GI like celery, tomato, cucumber.

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