A yellow ball of hissing fur flew past her.
Thereupon very shortly a hissing sound was heard and the machine became harder to turn as if the disk were moving through a resisting medium.
Deidre drank it down, hissing at the burn of the harsh liquid.
"Stop those wretches!" gasped Kutuzov to the regimental commander, pointing to the flying soldiers; but at that instant, as if to punish him for those words, bullets flew hissing across the regiment and across Kutuzov's suite like a flock of little birds.
The Semitic name of the symbol is shin; the Greek name sigma may mean merely the hissing letter and may be a genuine Greek derivative from the verb o-4co, hiss.
Thus a West African native who wants a suhman takes a rudely-cut wooden image or a stone, a root of a plant, or some red earth placed in a pan, and then he calls on a spirit of Sasabonsum ("a genus of deities, every member of which possesses identical characteristics") to enter the object prepared, promising it offerings and worship. If a spirit consents to take up its residence in the object, a low hissing sound is heard, and the suhman is complete.
It is extremely deliquescent, hissing when thrown into water, with which it combines to form phosphoric acid.
"There, you see!" and he drew attention to the bullets whistling, singing, and hissing continually around them.
Gabriel was at his place in the underworld, a small cottage tucked into Death.s realm, in the Everdark forest of Immortal trees whose hissing, fanlike leaves and snake-like branches moved to catch the quiet wind.
Scorpions of various species have been observed to make a hissing noise when disturbed, or even when not disturbed.
When suddenly disturbed, instead of trying to escape they sit upright, with their back against a stone, hissing and showing fight in a determined manner.
The Nationalists refused to allow Lueger to speak, clapping their desks, hissing and making other noises, till at last the Young Czechs attempted to prevent the disorder by violence.
The Greek name for the sibilant (clyFca) may simply mean the hissing letter and be a derivative from vi j"co; many authorities, however, hold that it is a corruption of the Phoenician Samech.
The only noise the Tasmanian wombat makes is a low hissing, but the hairy-nosed wombat is said to emit a short quick grunt when annoyed.
From in front and especially from the right, in the unlifting smoke the guns boomed, and out of the mysterious domain of smoke that overlay the whole space in front, quick hissing cannon balls and slow whistling shells flew unceasingly.
With a solemn triumphal march there mingled a song, the drip from the trees, and the hissing of the saber, "Ozheg-zheg-zheg..." and again the horses jostled one another and neighed, not disturbing the choir but joining in it.
On my way to Raffi and Anthea I encountered the biggest puff adder ever and hissing away.
At the same time a faint hissing sound became audible.
Guns being fired, tanks advance firing, battleships firing a broadside, gas hissing out of cylinders.
Also a very good web page on hissing cockroaches.
You can watch a whole showcase of geothermal curiosities: hissing steam vents, bubbling mud pools and erupting geysers.
hissing noises coming out of both!
hissing sound became audible.
It was great fun hissing him, but greater fn when he hissed back!
hissing out of cylinders.
With a choking hissing cry his head was engulfed in the blazing inferno.
puff adder ever and hissing away.
These were laid out to create shapes such as a hissing snake, mosques, stars and crescent moons.
Then, flapping out of the doorway, six slimy green tentacles with snake heads emerged, hissing loudly.
(about 150o B.C.) so far that bellows were used for forcing the forge fire; that in Homer's time (not later than the gth century B.C.) the delicate art of hardening and tempering steel was so familiar that the poet used it for a simile, likening the hissing of the stake which Ulysses drove into the eye of Polyphemus to that of the steel which the smith quenches in water, and closing with a reference to the strengthening effect of this quenching; and that at the time of Pliny (A.D.
Hissing, arching the back, laying back ears, etc., are all communications between animals negotiating their position in the dominance hierarchy.
In the end, she would start hissing at them and start to attack them.
She reacts with loud hissing and growling that I can hear two floors up when they are in the main part of the house.
Phebe is still hissing, swatting and growling whenever Mo comes near her.
She ends up growling and hissing, and still he doesn't stop.
The intense calls are made during stressful situations and include growls, hissing and male mating calls.
Your goal in the beginning is simply to have the cats be in the same room without one attacking the other or too much hissing and yowling going on.
If your coffee maker is making unusual noises such as hissing, or gurgling while it is brewing, check to see if the plumbing lines are resting on the counter.
Ocean Breath may also be referred to as Hissing Breath or Victorious Breath and is most commonly done with Vinyasa yoga, a type of yoga which synchronizes yoga poses with the rhythm of the breath.
Are there any sounds that are out of the ordinary, such as squealing, hissing, or something else?
The heating is continued for 4 to 12 hours according to the amount of silver present; the end of the reaction is known by the absence of any hissing.
Many beetles make a hissing or chirping sound by rubbing a "scraper," formed by a sharp edge or prominence on some part of their exoskeleton, over a "file" formed by a number of fine ridges situate on an adjacent region.
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