Kutuzov's face as he stood in the open doorway remained perfectly immobile for a few moments.
Although the third order of lever is particularly inefficient when the fulcrum is rigid and immobile, it possesses singular advantages when these conditions are reversed, that is, when the fulcrum, as happens with the air, is elastic and yielding.
The stage is known as "paradoxical sleep" because of the combination of immobile muscles and heightened brain activity.
He grew up among enemies, and became artful, suspicious and self-controlled, concealing his feeling behind the mask of an immobile, almost repulsive, coldness.
Imagine for a moment that the sand grains were by any means rendered immobile without change in the permeability of their interspaces; we could then dispense with the iron or brickwork lining of the well; but as there would still be no cracks or fissures to extend the area of percolating water exposed to the open well, the yield would be very small.
For seniors who are more immobile, singing is also a great activity that lets them participate as much or as little as they want.
For instance it might be used to bring warmth into a room housing a sick or immobile person, or simply to take the chill off a room during a particularly cold day.
The first duty was to effect the relief of the British forces which had been rendered immobile, and another duty imposed by political circumstances was to relieve Kimberley (where Cecil Rhodes was), while the prospect of rebellion forbade the complete denudation of the central part of the colony.
It is very important that individuals with CMT avoid injury that causes them to be immobile for long periods of time.
The benefits of space heaters is that they can provide focused heat, for instance giving additional heat to a room with a sick or immobile person in it.
immobile for a few hours, several times a week.
The rapid reduction of temperature will cause them to become immobile for a short period.
He's practically immobile and Julie is far out of her element, especially with a roommate who is unable to function.
immobile for long periods is risky.
His movements were smooth and controlled, his emotions hidden, his dark, dark eyes alone enough to keep her immobile.
However, there remains the debate on short-stretch bandage use in the immobile patient.
External hard drive requires a secondary power source, which makes the entire concept immobile.
I could not continue to work, as collapsed vertebrae meant I was largely immobile.
The work investigates the notions of beauty with the wig being excessive to the point the wearer becomes almost immobile.
In a few cases follow-up clinics provide a small number of home visits for very immobile patients.
Any form of transport where you sit immobile for long periods is risky.
Some, like pressure sores, for example, can occur at any time in people who remain immobile.
O'Brien motioned with his head to the man in the white coat, who had stood immobile throughout the proceedings.
Some of the 2nd group, which had not been held immobile, actually managed to escape!
The limestone outcrops are popularly believed to be the petrified bodies of trolls and giants, rendered immobile by the witches.
immobile socialization, I intentionally reverse Williams ' (1974) concept of ' mobile privatization ' .
The mouth is wide, bounded by stiff immobile lips, and curves slightly upwards at the hinder end.
Sarah remained immobile as Elisabeth snarled, "I don't believe you and your friend were invited."
If your loved one is already immobile, look for sudden declines in whatever mobility he or she had.
Similar advice is appropriate for travelers by bus or train who spend many hours immobile in cramped conditions.
The region between these areas, the thoracic spine, is splinted by the rib cage and is relatively immobile.
Then look down and find that it was still completely immobile.
Infection was our main concern since this could render the hand totally immobile, a daunting prospect five hours into the cave.
French started from Ramdam (near Graspan) eastward on that day, intending to make a wide sweep round Cronje's immobile army.
B, a, larvae boring their way into a root; b, larva of the immobile kind surrounded by the old skin, living as an ectoparasite on the outside of the root.
Smith remarks that it has "distinctly faceted black eyes," although in them "there are only a very few visual elements at the tips of the immobile eye-stalks."
immobile object with an insurance approved lock will deter most thieves.
The forms comprised in the various groups, whilst exhibiting an extreme range of variety in shape, as may be seen on comparing an oyster, a cuttle-fish, and a sea-slug such as Doris; whilst adapted, some to life on dry land, others to the depths of the sea, others to rushing streams; whilst capable, some of swimming, others of burrowing, crawling or jumping, some, on the other hand, fixed and immobile; some amongst the most formidable of carnivores, others feeding on vegetable mud, or on the minutest of microscopic organisms - yet all agree in possessing in common a very considerable number of structural details which are not possessed in common by any other animals.
immobile people (no matter how fit otherwise) tend to become constipated.
Use the Medusa weapon to turn him into stone, and use rage if you are able while he is immobile.
Perhaps they don't have a car, or they are immobile in some way.
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