How to use Horizons in a sentence
Life is more exciting when one treads away from the everyday path, seeking bold new horizons.
Between these are structurally weaker palaeosol horizons of weathered basalt that encourage localized collapse as the wear back and undermine the overlying basalt.
There is considerable difference of opinion as to the chronology of the succeeding beds, and the boundary between the Cretaceous and Tertiary systems is drawn at various horizons by different observers.
The igneous rocks occur at several geological horizons, but the great volcanic eruptions did not begin until the Tertiary period.
Hatcher, demonstrate the Pleistocene nature of the deposits, by which is not necessarily meant older Quaternary, for their horizons have not been differentiated and correlated in South America.Advertisement
Phosphatic nodules and concretions, with phosphatized fossils and their casts, occur at various geological horizons in Great Britain.
Bach's sonatas; then the medium itself began to suggest wider horizons and new possibilities of treatment; his position at Eisenstadt enabled him to experiment without reserve; his genius, essentially symphonic in character, found its true outlet in the opportunities of pure musical structure.
Beginning in 1793 he boldly advocated evolution, and further elaborated five great principles--namely, the method of comparison of extinct and existing forms, the broad sequence of formations and succession of epochs, the correlation of geological horizons by means of fossils, the climatic or environmental changes as influencing the development of species, the inheritance of the bodily modifications caused by change of habit and habitat.
Deperet points also that we owe to Cuvier the first clear expression of the idea of the increasing organic perfection of all forms of life from the lower to the higher horizons, and that, while he believed that extinctions were due to sudden revolutions on the surface of the earth, he also set forth the pregnant ideas that the renewals of animal life were by migration from other regions unknown, and that these migrations were favoured by alternate elevations and depressions which formed various land routes between great continents and islands.
Melchior Neumayr, the great Austrian palaeontologist, especially extended the philosophic foundations of modern invertebrate palaeontology, and traced a number of continuous genetic series (formenreihe) in successive horizons.Advertisement
It is certainly a very striking fact that wherever we have been able to trace genetic series, either of invertebrates or vertebrates, in closely sequent geological horizons, or life zones, we find strong proof of evolution through extremely gradual mutation simultaneously affecting many parts of each organism, as set forth above.
This is not due to environmental conditions solely, because senescent branches of normal progressive groups are found in all geologic horizons, beginning, for gastropods, in the Lower Cambrian.
The zinc and lead of the Joplin district of Missouri are in the limestone of this system, and the corresponding limestone in some parts of Colorado, as at Leadville, is one of the horizons of rich ore.
For some he was identical with Horus, and then phil was falcon-headed and was called Hor-akhti, the Horus of of t horizons.
The Middle Oolite consists mostly of sandstones with bands of shale and limestones, and includes fossils which indicate the English horizons from the Kellaways Rock up to the Coral Rag.Advertisement
The Ionian islands consist almost entirely of Cretaceous and Tertiary beds, but in Corfu Jurassic deposits belonging to various horizons have also been found.
The plant beds occur at several horizons, and among the remains which have been found in them are several forms which occur also in the Gondwana beds of India.
Undoubted Jurassic fossils, belonging to several horizons, have been described from west Borneo and Sarawak.
The Russian Altai is composed mainly of mica and chlorite schists and slates, together with beds of limestone, and in the higher horizons Devonian and Carboniferous fossils occur in many places.
Some coals occur in the Millstone Grit horizons.Advertisement
Other characters, however, prove that the Cordaiteae were remote from that family, and the name Araucarioxylon is best Limited to wood from later horizons, where a near relationship to Araucarieae is more probable.'
The class Cordaitales extends back to the Devonian, and it must be borne in mind that our knowledge of their fructifications is practically limited to representatives from the latest Palaeozoic horizons.
Any detailed account of the horizons of Carboniferous plants would carry us much too far.
Fossil wood, described under the name Cupressinoxylon, has been recorded from several Mesozoic horizons in Europe and elsewhere, but this term has been employed in a wide sense as a designation for a type of structure met with not only in the Cupressineae, but in members of other families of Coniferae.
His experience and knowledge of the global aerospace and defense markets will be a major benefit to companies looking to expand their horizons.Advertisement
It has been speculated that they provided artificial horizons for the observation of the moon and other astronomical bodies.
It includes outcrops of numerous coal seams, and several mudstone horizons yielding non-marine bivalves.
We aim to teach beyond the prescribed curriculum thereby broadening the intellectual horizons of our pupils.
On deeper horizons noise sources are displaced under a chain of cinder cones by wide strip.
Through studying them humans have continually enlarged their horizons and explored the cosmos.
With each passing day human intelligence enlarges the horizons of the possible and achieves prodigious feats.
Expanding students ' horizons - 17 Nov 2005 English teaching is often too formulaic, says William Glover.
The morning was sunny with smoke haze low on the horizons.
The final year completes the academic study - there are optional units to broaden the horizons.
Migrants had also widened the horizons of domestic workers by helping them understand more about other cultures.
Although the hole did not intersect significant economic mineralization it did intersect three horizons of interest.
For all their technical advances, the new films have not really expanded the horizons of the animated genre very far at all.
Upper Basalt Formation Comprise a crudely-bedded succession of lava flows, columnar jointed lava flows, ash-falls and red-weathered horizons (or boles ).
This is vital for a world-class regional university, with world-wide horizons, using all our talents to the full.
Brahman goes farther than conception can go and stretches farther still beyond the farthest horizons.
All four trenches revealed deep, bleached or leached soil horizons below the modern topsoil.
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
Atlantic Horizons - Inhale the aroma of spices in a bustling Moroccan souk.
This is one of the youngest horizons to yield trilobites at surface exposures in Britain.
Sue Milburn's work engaged the viewer with uncluttered abstracted horizons, drawing them into the paintings.
Beneath the designer gear my heart yearned for vast horizons, endless gallops, wildness and wilderness.
Not only could he no longer think the thoughts that had first come to him as he lay gazing at the sky on the field of Austerlitz and had later enlarged upon with Pierre, and which had filled his solitude at Bogucharovo and then in Switzerland and Rome, but he even dreaded to recall them and the bright and boundless horizons they had revealed.
Iron compounds, in various states of oxidation and reduction (hydration) are major coloring agents of subsoil horizons.
The majority of tephra horizons within a sequence can be distinguished on the basis of major or trace element chemistry.
Sue Milburn 's work engaged the viewer with uncluttered abstracted horizons, drawing them into the paintings.
The reason for the explosion is that the managers of these funds have broadened their horizons and are seeking new markets and creating new strategies.
Whatever your writing goals, online writing classes are a fun and informative way to expand your writing horizons - from the comfort of your own home.
The NCAA Tournament is not only the most popular college basketball event of the year, it is a great opportunity for online fantasy sports enthusiasts to expand their horizons.
This is a fun way to broaden your horizons but still get a package of supplies that look good together.
First established in 1982 in Marion, Indiana, New Horizons Youth Ministries is a year-round, Christian, therapeutic boarding school that offers intensive academic training and Christian counseling and teaching.
Think of it as broadening your dog's horizons.
If you are looking to expand your horizons in this department, start out by purchasing a few versatile, sexy pieces that can spruce up not only your self-esteem, but your love life as well.
Many other seniors spice up retirement by exploring new horizons, such as travel and new careers.
It is an ideal choice for those interested in continuing their education or simply expanding their horizons.
By broadening your horizons in this way, you open up a whole world of frame options.
While traditional viruses are most common on PCs and are often sent in emails or transmitted via file downloads, virus propagators are expanding their horizons and looking for new frontiers for their malfeasance.
It's a good thing to expand your horizons and try things you've never seen or tasted before.
This is a great way to expand your wine horizons.
You can find these books at teacher supply stores or purchase curriculum books by grade level, such as Horizons Spelling or Sequential Spelling.
There are numerous perks to working overseas, including the opportunity to expand your horizons and see the world.
As a nurse, your skills and experience can positively impact the international community while also enabling you to broaden your horizons.
Now that you have learned how to make an origami ninja star, expand your origami horizons with other shapes and designs.
Besides local stores, you can expand your retail horizons by turning to the Internet.
Hopefully we've just broadened your horizons as far as tummy control swimwear is concerned.
Maybe she's never strayed from the usual shorts-and-tank combination and is ready to broaden her style horizons a bit.
Again, even if you don't meet your match right away, new friends will help you expand your horizons.
You likely have a few spots that you can always count on to take a date, but wouldn't it be so much better if you expanded your horizons a little?
A teen summer camp can provide a wonderful opportunity for teenagers to broaden their horizons.
He is also more apt to feel empowered to expand his horizons and excel in other avenues of his life.
Camp Horizons is located in Harrisonburg, VA at the base of the Massanutten Moutains.
Camp Horizons offers traditional coed programs for girls and boys ages.
However, unique to Camp Horizons is their equestrian camp for teen girls and their co-ed adventure camp that includes rock climbing, white water rafting, high ropes courses and even caving for the more adventuresome!
If you'd like your children to broaden their horizons and become more cultured during their time out of class, take them to a local, free museum.
In response to these tragedies, MECA has teamed up with New Horizons, otherwise known as Afaq Jadeeda, to create the program "Let the Children Play and Heal."
In 1965, Vincent Gladdis published Invisible Horizons, with an entire chapter devoted to the Bermuda Triangle.
If you've already dabbled in watercolors or acrylic painting, it's time to expand your horizons and learn a few basic oil painting techniques.
It can also be conducive to expanding one's social horizons, as vegans tend to congregate and throw frequent potlucks in many cities; however, eating in this manner requires planning, as well.
Part of the versatility of ganache is the ability to add additional flavorings to the basic recipe in order to broaden your horizons even further.
This plan is offered through Secure Horizons by United Healthcare and makes available all the benefits covered under Original Medicare and more.
Men who have exhausted options such as mesh and silk will be thrilled to expand their horizons to leather.
Now that you've explored the world of black lingerie models, you've broadened your horizons with behind-the-scenes information.
From traditional boleros to the latest pop song topping the charts, Spanish music lyrics can broaden your cultural horizons.
She has tackled several other projects that have expanded her horizons beyond reality television, and furthered her interest and experience in fashion.
Guests looking to expand their horizons pick through red snapper, octopus and salmon roe pieces at the seafood bar.
She is a thorough woman, but with none of the pettinesses, subterfuges, and mental reservations of her sex; she loves wide vistas and boundless horizons and instinctively seeks them out; she is concerned for universal happiness and takes thought for the improvement of mankind - thelastinfirmity and most innocent mania of generous souls.
In a more restricted sense it is used to connote certain thin layers of bony fragments, which occur upon welldefined geological horizons.
Annelids (Spirorbis, Serpulites, &c.) are common fossils on certain horizons.
In North America salt is widely distributed at various geological horizons.
The geologic record is, as perhaps is to be expected, exceedingly poor, except as regards the calcareous Siphonales, which are well represented at various horizons, from the Silurian to the Tertiary; even the Diatomaceae, which are found in great quantities in the Tertiary deposits, do not occur at all earlier than the chalk.
Deshayes (1830) worked out the percentages of recent fossils found at several horizons in those strata, and upon this Sir C. Lyell (1852) founded the main periods, viz.
They still manage to rehearse twice a week and are keen to broaden their horizons with some gigs out of town.
Baby's world is expanding beyond the few inches before his face, and his toys should reflect his new horizons.
You can consult the Mommy and Me official website for ideas and community programs that can help to expand your child-rearing horizons.
In the latter place they contain workable coal-seams. The Carboniferous Limestone often contains black flint (chert), and at some horizons conglomerates occur, the pebbles being derived from the unconformable ridges of the " Caledonian " land.