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iris Sentence Examples

  • Her eyes were almond shaped, the brown of the iris so dark that it was almost black.

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  • Iris army was in the main aligned for attack.

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  • The rainbow, which men call Iris, is a cloud that is purple and red and yellow.

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  • The iris is in most young birds at first brown or dull-coloured, but with maturity attains often very bright tints which add considerably to the charm of the bird; sexual dimorphism is in this respect of common occurrence.

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  • 7ruppos, flamecoloured, and o-i&17Aos, iron): a scaly-fibrous variety from the same locality is called lepidocrocite (from X€iris, scale, and KpoKcis, fibre).

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  • But afterlong negotiations Congress the treaty of alliance was signed in January 1855, and iris, while Austria remained neutral, a well-equipped Piedmontese force of 15,000 men, under General La Marmora, sailed for the Crimea.

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  • The agave and prickly pear, the myrtle, the olive and the dwarf palm grow luxuriantly; and the fields are covered with narcissus, iris and other flowers of every hue.

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  • Scarcely has the cherry season passed when that of the wistaria (fuji) comes, followed by the azalea(tsutsuji) and the iris (shibu), the last being almost contemporaneous with the peony (botan), which is regarded by many Japan se as the king of flowers and is cultivated assiduously.

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  • The "Iris II.," limping behind her, reached home at 2:45 P.M.

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  • It is uncertain whether the conventional fleur-de-lis was originally meant to represent the lily or white iris - the flower-de-luce of Shakespeare - or an arrow-head, a spear-head, an amulet fastened on date-palms to ward off the evil eye, &c. In Roman and early Gothic architecture the fleur-de-lis is a frequent sculptured ornament.

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  • It is uncertain whether the conventional fleur-de-lis was originally meant to represent the lily or white iris - the flower-de-luce of Shakespeare - or an arrow-head, a spear-head, an amulet fastened on date-palms to ward off the evil eye, &c. In Roman and early Gothic architecture the fleur-de-lis is a frequent sculptured ornament.

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  • The iris contains a sphincter and a dilator muscle; the former, supplied by branches from the oculomotorius nerve, is under control of the will, whilst the dilator fibres belong to the sympathetic system.

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  • It stood on the river Iris (Tozanli Su or Yeshil Irmak), and from its central position was a favourite emporium of Armenian and other merchants.

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  • Iris (Botany) >>

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  • Iris (Botany) >>

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  • The chief towns in the interior were Amasia, on the Iris, the birthplace of Strabo, the capital of Mithradates the Great, and the burial-place of the earlier kings, whose tombs still exist; Comana, higher up the river, a famous centre of the worship of the goddess Ma (or Cybele); Zela, another great religious centre, refounded by Pompey, now Zilch; Eupatoria, refounded by Pompey as Magnopolis at the junction of the Lycus and Iris; Cabira, Pompey's Diospolis, afterwards Neocaesarea, now Niksar; Sebastopolis on the Scylax, now Sulu Seral; Sebasteia, now Sivas; and Megalopolis, a foundation of Pompey, somewhere in the same district.

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  • The grapnels tore away, and the "Iris II.," slipping her cable, dropped alongside the "Vindictive" to land her men across her.

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  • long and 3 high at the base, is of a deep orange colour, with a large black oval spot near the tip. The eye, with its double iris of green and yellow, has a broad blue orbit, and is surrounded by a bare space of deep orange skin.

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  • In some cases leaves, as in Iris, or leaf-like petioles, as in Australian acacias and eucalypti, have their plane of expansion parallel to the axis of the shoot, there is then no distinction into an upper and a lower face, but the two sides are developed alike; or the leaf may have a cylindrical or polyhedral form, as in mesembryanthemum.

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  • 1886); Poesieen aus vormuhammedanischer Zeit (1874); Iris, Farbenstudien and Blumenstucke (1888, Eng.

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  • The chief towns in the interior were Amasia, on the Iris, the birthplace of Strabo, the capital of Mithradates the Great, and the burial-place of the earlier kings, whose tombs still exist; Comana, higher up the river, a famous centre of the worship of the goddess Ma (or Cybele); Zela, another great religious centre, refounded by Pompey, now Zilch; Eupatoria, refounded by Pompey as Magnopolis at the junction of the Lycus and Iris; Cabira, Pompey's Diospolis, afterwards Neocaesarea, now Niksar; Sebastopolis on the Scylax, now Sulu Seral; Sebasteia, now Sivas; and Megalopolis, a foundation of Pompey, somewhere in the same district.

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  • The Supreme Court enjoined him from carrying out Iris purpose.

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  • The rhizome of Acorus Calamus is sometimes adulterated with that of Iris Pseudacorus, which, however, is distinguishable by its lack of odour, a stringent taste and dark colour.

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  • The rhizome of Acorus Calamus is sometimes adulterated with that of Iris Pseudacorus, which, however, is distinguishable by its lack of odour, a stringent taste and dark colour.

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  • As the rainbow unites earth and heaven, Iris is the messenger of the gods to men; in this capacity she is mentioned frequently in the Iliad, but never in the Odyssey, where Hermes takes her place.

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  • (h) Among the classical writers, Plutarch in his treatise Concerning Isis and Os iris is the most important.

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  • Between the Halys and the Iris the mountain rim is comparatively low and broken, but east of the Iris it is a continuous lofty ridge (called by the ancients Paryadres and Scydises), whose rugged northern slopes are furrowed by torrent beds, down which a host of small streams (among them the Thermodon, famed in Amazon story) tumble to the sea.

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  • - Seed-vessel (capsule) of the Flower-de-Luce (iris), opening in a loculicidal manner.

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  • Iris (Mythology) >>

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  • Instead of the white lily, which requires mud, or the common sweet flag, the blue flag (Iris versicolor) grows thinly in the pure water, rising from the stony bottom all around the shore, where it is visited by hummingbirds in June; and the color both of its bluish blades and its flowers and especially their reflections, is in singular harmony with the glaucous water.

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  • long and about an inch wide, closely arranged in two rows as in the true Flag (Iris); the tall, flowering stems (scapes), which very much resemble the leaves, bear an apparently lateral, blunt, tapering spike of densely packed, very small flowers.

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  • And in the years 1113 and iris it achieved a still greater enterprise.

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  • The most important rivers which flow to the Black Sea are the following: - the Boas (Churuk Su) which rises near Baiburt, and flows out near Batum; the Iris (Yeshil Irmak), with its tributaries the Lycus (Kelkit Irmak), which rises on the Armenian plateau, the Chekerek Irmak, which has its source near Yuzgat, and the Tersakan Su; the Halys (Kizil Irmak) is the longest river in Asia Minor, with its tributaries the Delije Irmak (Cappadox), which flows through the eastern part of Galatia, and the Geuk Irmak, which has its sources in the mountains above Kastamuni.

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  • The ancient Chorizontes observed that the messenger of Zeus is Iris in the Iliad, but Hermes in the Odyssey; that the wife of Hephaestus is one of the Charites in the Iliad, but Aphrodite in the Odyssey; that the heroes in the Iliad do not eat fish; that Crete has a hundred cities according to the Iliad, and only ninety according to the Odyssey; that 7rpoirapotOe is used in the Iliad of place, in the Odyssey of time, &c. Modern scholars have added to the list, especially by making careful comparisons of the two poems in respect of vocabulary and grammatical forms. Nothing is more difficult than to assign the degree of weight to be given to such facts.

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  • The xerophytic characters being present, it is not surprising that many marsh plants, like Juncus effusus and Iris pseudacorus, are able to survive in dry situations, such as banks and even garden rockeries.

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  • The stock pond stared up at her coldly from the tawny pasture like a huge eye, the ice-covered edges surrounding a deep blue iris.

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  • The pupils contracted in the sunlight, leaving large pools of blue iris.

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  • The table-land consists of a series of fertile plains, of varying size and elevation separated from each other by upland tracts or mountains, and it is drained almost entirely by the river Iris (Yeshil Irmak) and its numerous tributaries, the largest of which are the Scylax (Tchekerek Irmak) with many affluents and the Lycus (Kalkid Irmak), all three rising in the highlands near, or on, the frontier of Armenia Minor and flowing first in a westerly and then in a north-westerly direction to merge their waters in a joint stream, which (under the name of the Iris) pierces the mountain-wall and emerges on the east of Amisus (Samsun).

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  • This action, at first sight somewhat obscure, is due to the extreme pupillary contraction which removes the mass of the iris from pressing upon the spaces of Fontana, through which the intraocular fluids normally make a very slow escape from the eye into its efferent lymphatics.

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  • Its stimulant action on the iris and ciliary muscle is employed when they are weak or paralysed.

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  • It is naturally the most efficient agent in relieving the discomfort or intolerable pain of photophobia; and it is the best means of breaking down adhesions of the iris, and of preventing prolapse of the iris after injuries to the cornea.

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  • The" Vindictive,"supported by two auxiliary vessels" Iris II."and" Daffodil,"was to assault the mole on its outer and western side and by creating an impression that this was the main operation, divert the enemy's fire from the blocking ships.

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  • draught specially fitted for the occasion, assisted by the" Iris II.

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  • The "Vindictive," which had been towing the "Iris II."

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  • The "Iris II."

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  • D Company was still in the "Iris II.," but the marines were forming up on the mole to make an assault.

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  • Irwin Lynch, The Book of the Iris; G.

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  • This can be experimentally shown - by the method of exclusion - to be caused by a paralysis of the terminals of the third cranial nerve in the sphincter pupillae of the iris.

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  • Atropine is universally and constantly used in ophthalmic practice in order to dilate the pupil for examination of the retina by the ophthalmoscope, or in cases where the inflamed iris threatens to form adhesions to neighbouring parts.

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  • To 1508 belongs the life-sized "Virgin with the Iris," a piece remarkable for the fine romantic invention of its background, but plainly showing the hand of an assistant, perhaps Hans Baldung, in its execution: the best version is in the Cook collection at Richmond, an inferior one in the Rudolphinum at Prague.

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  • IRIDACEAE (the iris family), in botany, a natural order of flowering plants belonging to the series Liliiflorae of the class Monocotyledons, containing about Boo species in 57 genera, and widely distributed in temperate and tropical regions.

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  • The members of this order are generally perennial herbs growing from a corm as in Crocus and Gladiolus, or a rhizome as in Iris; more rarely, as in the Spanish iris, from a bulb.

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  • The most important genera are Crocus (q.v.), with about 70 species, Iris (q.v.), with about ioo, and Gladiolus (q.v.), with 150.

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  • - Yellow Iris, Iris Pseudacorus, 4 nat.

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  • Other British representatives of the order are: Iris Pseudacorus, (yellow iris), common by river-banks and ditches, I.

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  • The pale is now generally considered to represent the single bracteole, characteristic of Monocotyledons, the binerved structure being the result of the pressure of the axis of the spikelet during the development of the pale, as in Iris and others.

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  • afterwards superseded his own work by treating in the same way the three minor planets Victoria, Iris and Sappho - the last was observed by W.

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  • The only physiological discovery which can be safely attributed to him is that of the contractility of the iris.

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  • Notable among the flowers are the arum lily and the iris.

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  • Sir David Gill derived a highly satisfactory value of 8.78" for the long-sought constant from the opposition of Mars in 1877, and from combined heliometer observations at five observatories in 1888-1889 of the minor planets Iris, Victoria and Sappho, the apparently definitive value of 8.80" (equivalent distance, 92,874,000 m.).

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  • As a rule an iris diaphragm, which can be moved sideways, is now fitted below this condenser; below is the mirror which can be moved in all directions.

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  • The Abbe apparatus consists of a condenser, movable iris diaphragm, and mirror (fig.

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  • The iris diaphragm can be regulated by the lever p; it can also be turned to one side round the pivot z, so that the condenser k can be removed or changed.

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  • The iris diaphragm i is pushed to the side by the rack and pinion t n.

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  • It is best if the image of the light is not larger than the object examined, and to effect this, an illuminating lens with an iris diaphragm is often placed between the source of light and the illuminator.

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  • the iris diaphragm the size of the illuminating field can be controlled.

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  • 44) can be placed in the iris diaphragm case.

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  • This can be attained by drawing the iris diaphragm so far as to form the entrance pupil.

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  • The double diaphragm is then in such a position that the edge of the outer diaphragm coincides with the edge of the iris diaphragm.

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  • of the iris diaphragm.

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  • - Diagram of the trimerous symmetrical flower of Iris.

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  • Coloured hairs are seen on the petals of Menyanthes, and on the segments of the perianth of Iris.

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  • The anthers are called introrse when they dehisce by the surface next to the centre of the flower; they are extrorse when they dehisce by the outer surface; when they dehisce by the sides, as in Iris and some grasses, they are laterally dehiscent.

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  • - Gynoecium of the Flowerde-Luce (Iris), consisting of an inferior ovary (o) and a style which divides into three petaloid segments (s), each bearing a stigma (st).

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  • Most of the other Monocotyledons call for little remark, though among them is an Iris, a Bromelia and a ginger.

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  • Her eyes were almond shaped, the brown of the iris so dark that it was almost black.

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  • The stock pond stared up at her coldly from the tawny pasture like a huge eye, the ice-covered edges surrounding a deep blue iris.

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  • The pupils contracted in the sunlight, leaving large pools of blue iris.

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  • Iris ______________ Trying to fill my loneliness with cheap adoration, but everytime it leaves me more lonely then I ever was before.

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  • beardless iris.

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  • bilateral coloboma of the iris and retina.

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  • The first is the working archive of Peter Conradi, Iris Murdoch's authorized biographer.

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  • For Peter Conradi, writer, academic, acclaimed biographer of Iris Murdoch, the moment came in 1982.

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  • Just like your daughter's boyfriend... or Iris Finster?

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  • Glories can be predicted by Mie scattering calculations as used in IRIS.

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  • camcorder with interchangeable lenses, mechanical stops on the zoom, focus & iris controls, and twin XLRs.

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  • The nucleus may remain behind the iris or it may not be possible to mobilize it at all into the anterior chamber.

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  • clump of flag iris can be seen growing on the right-hand bank of the river.

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  • Plants on the ground, including comfrey, clover, iris and nasturtium, all have positive effects on apple trees.

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  • condenser iris wide open!

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  • condenser iris diaphragm or the image of the light source.

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  • damselflyhe river Ivel, where yellow flag iris flowers, you can see banded demoiselle damselflies.

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  • This IRIS simulation for 24 micron diameter droplets matches the ring size.

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  • Perhaps the easiest methods are to offset a partially closed condenser iris diaphragm or the image of the light source.

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  • An iris diaphragm controls the amount of light entering the eye.

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  • Köhler lighting systems have an iris or field diaphragm which controls the aperture of light going into the condenser.

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  • A red dragonfly, a darter, zooms around over the pond then rests in the sun on an iris leaf.

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  • Assuming the corneal thickness = 1 unit, assess the width of the " aqueous gap " from corneal endothelium to iris.

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  • IRIS explorer now available for Mac OS X IRIS Explorer Release 5.2 is now available for the Mac OS X platform.

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  • To center the condenser close down the iris diaphragm and remove the eyepiece.

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  • flag iris, ferns.

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  • The marshy areas of these fields stand out with colorful flag iris, ragged robin and water forget-me-nots.

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  • The term Iris in not only used to describe the genus, it is also the common name for the comprised species.

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  • They leave their skin cases behind, which look rather gruesome still clinging, lifeless, to the iris leaves.

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  • The late Iris Bancroft and the late Rex King made heirlooms available.

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  • iris of the eye, either congenital or acquired.

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  • The colored part of the eye is called the iris - what color are your eyes?

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  • This popular, tall bearded iris is perfect for a sunny, well-drained border.

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  • The " stinking iris ", a rare plant, is also to be found in this area.

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  • Other popular types include the tall, slender Siberian iris for moist, fertile soil, with flowers of blue, indigo or white.

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  • Look out for orchids, yellow flag iris, ferns.

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  • A yew hedge screens the approaches to the formal gardens near the house, where a north-south path is edged with pale blue iris.

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  • iris diaphragm controls the amount of light entering the eye.

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  • IRIS explorer now available for Mac OS X iris explorer now available for Mac OS X IRIS Explorer Release 5.2 is now available for the Mac OS X platform.

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  • iris scans.

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  • iris recognition system used by Bank United does not transmit images or maintain them in any archival storage.

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  • iris scanners for entry control to our new computer lab building.

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  • iris folding is complete, add a border using matching paper.

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  • I suspect that many beginning to take up microscopy might, understandably, use the substage iris control to reduce light intensity.

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  • Do not forget to set the condenser iris wide open!

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  • Fit lenses to cameras and connect auto iris lenses.

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  • The filament is uneven when focussed and gives glare for the same field iris setting as Philips.

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  • The substage condenser has an iris diaphragm and filter carrier.

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  • Perhaps the easiest methods are to offset a partially closed condenser iris diaphragm or the image of the light source.

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  • Open the substage iris diaphragm fully, since the condenser needs to be operating at maximum aperture.

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  • It is important that you fully open the contrast iris diaphragm.

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  • The melanin is present in special cells called melanocytes in the iris of the eye.

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  • To celebrate, Colin Gibbs made it a champagne picnic, complete with speeches - and soup thoughtfully provided by Iris Piggott.

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  • pinprick hole is made in the iris.

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  • Her recent images from Stages of Mourning are included in a publication on women's photographic self portraiture (Masquerade, Iris 2004 ).

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  • I have found it better than the previous large incisions which caused complications like iris prolapse.

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  • pulsatevery easy for an Iris scanner to tell the difference between an eye pulsating with blood and one that is not.

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  • Further in to the future I see the use of iris recognition.

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  • The iris controls the amount of light that actually reaches the retina.

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  • If the white of the sclera can be seen all around the iris then this could be due to exophthalmos or lid retraction.

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  • sateen florist ribbon to set your iris folding alight - all the colors you see here!

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  • Using manual iris lenses instead can make a significant saving on a system.

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  • In its enrollment trial last summer, the Passport Service captured iris scans, fingerprints, and facial scans.

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  • Both retina and iris scans are currently being used in government and corporate security systems around the world.

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  • Archer Iris Bingham won the disabled sportswoman of the year award.

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  • I think he's also trying to... (IRIS FINSTER continues to remove staples.

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  • stinking iris ", a rare plant, is also to be found in this area.

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  • substage iris control to reduce light intensity.

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  • Their problems seemed to begin when their daughter, Iris, accidentally swallowed an Ecstasy tablet while attending a birthday party with her mother.

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  • two-dimensional array of heights in IRIS Explorer?

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  • IRIS, in Greek mythology, daughter of Thaumas and the Ocean nymph Electra (according to Hesiod), the personification of the rainbow and messenger of the gods.

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  • As the rainbow unites earth and heaven, Iris is the messenger of the gods to men; in this capacity she is mentioned frequently in the Iliad, but never in the Odyssey, where Hermes takes her place.

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  • 7ruppos, flamecoloured, and o-i&17Aos, iron): a scaly-fibrous variety from the same locality is called lepidocrocite (from X€iris, scale, and KpoKcis, fibre).

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  • But afterlong negotiations Congress the treaty of alliance was signed in January 1855, and iris, while Austria remained neutral, a well-equipped Piedmontese force of 15,000 men, under General La Marmora, sailed for the Crimea.

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  • Equisetum palustre, Phragmites communis, Glyceria aquatica, Carex riparia, Iris Pseudacorus, Rumex ilydrolapathum, Oenanthe fistulosa, Bidens spp.

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  • The xerophytic characters being present, it is not surprising that many marsh plants, like Juncus effusus and Iris pseudacorus, are able to survive in dry situations, such as banks and even garden rockeries.

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  • The iris is in most young birds at first brown or dull-coloured, but with maturity attains often very bright tints which add considerably to the charm of the bird; sexual dimorphism is in this respect of common occurrence.

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  • The iris contains a sphincter and a dilator muscle; the former, supplied by branches from the oculomotorius nerve, is under control of the will, whilst the dilator fibres belong to the sympathetic system.

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  • It stood on the river Iris (Tozanli Su or Yeshil Irmak), and from its central position was a favourite emporium of Armenian and other merchants.

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  • It contains a description of the southern coast of the Euxine from the Thracian Bosporus to the river Iris in Pontus.

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  • 26, 1889); Iris (Oct.

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  • AMASIA (anc. Amasia), the chief town of a sanjak in the Sivas vilayet of Asia Minor and an important trade centre on the Samsun-Sivas road, beautifully situated on the Yeshil Irmak (Iris).

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  • RAINBOW, formerly known as the iris, the coloured rings seen in the heavens when the light from the sun or moon shines on falling rain; on a smaller scale they may be observed when sunshine falls on the spray of a waterfall or fountain.

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  • The rainbow, which men call Iris, is a cloud that is purple and red and yellow.

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  • And in the years 1113 and iris it achieved a still greater enterprise.

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  • Preserves are used to conceal deformities or to protect the eyes in the many conditions where they cannot tolerate bright light, such as ulceration and inflammation of the cornea, certain diseases of the iris, ciliary body, choroid, and retina.

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  • The table-land consists of a series of fertile plains, of varying size and elevation separated from each other by upland tracts or mountains, and it is drained almost entirely by the river Iris (Yeshil Irmak) and its numerous tributaries, the largest of which are the Scylax (Tchekerek Irmak) with many affluents and the Lycus (Kalkid Irmak), all three rising in the highlands near, or on, the frontier of Armenia Minor and flowing first in a westerly and then in a north-westerly direction to merge their waters in a joint stream, which (under the name of the Iris) pierces the mountain-wall and emerges on the east of Amisus (Samsun).

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  • Between the Halys and the Iris the mountain rim is comparatively low and broken, but east of the Iris it is a continuous lofty ridge (called by the ancients Paryadres and Scydises), whose rugged northern slopes are furrowed by torrent beds, down which a host of small streams (among them the Thermodon, famed in Amazon story) tumble to the sea.

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  • Scarcely has the cherry season passed when that of the wistaria (fuji) comes, followed by the azalea(tsutsuji) and the iris (shibu), the last being almost contemporaneous with the peony (botan), which is regarded by many Japan se as the king of flowers and is cultivated assiduously.

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  • Among the land plants may be noted the blue anemone; the ranunculus along the road-sides, with a strong perfume of violets; the Malta heath, which flowers at all seasons; Cynomorium coccineum, the curious " Malta fungus," formerly so valued for medicinal purposes that a guard was set for its preservation under the rule of the Knights; the pheasant's-eye; three species of mallow and geranium; Oxalis cernua, a very troublesome imported weed; Lotus edulis; Scorpiurus subvillosa, wild and cultivated as forage; two species of the horseshoe-vetch; the opium poppy; the yellow and claret-coloured poppy; wild rose; Cartaegus azarolus, of which the fruit is delicious preserved; the ice-plant; squirting cucumber; many species of Umbelliferae; Labiatae, to which the spicy flavour of the honey (equal to that of Mt Hymettus) is ascribed; snapdragons; broom-rape; glass-wort; Salsola soda, which produces when burnt a considerable amount of alkali; there are fifteen species of orchids; the gladiolus and iris are also found; Urginia scilla, the medicinal squill, abounds with its large bulbous roots near the sea; seventeen species of sedges and seventy-seven grasses have been recorded.

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  • The agave and prickly pear, the myrtle, the olive and the dwarf palm grow luxuriantly; and the fields are covered with narcissus, iris and other flowers of every hue.

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  • It may here be stated that the non-striped muscular tissue of the bladder, the uterus and the spleen is also stimulated, as well as that of the iris (see below).

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  • This action, at first sight somewhat obscure, is due to the extreme pupillary contraction which removes the mass of the iris from pressing upon the spaces of Fontana, through which the intraocular fluids normally make a very slow escape from the eye into its efferent lymphatics.

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  • Its stimulant action on the iris and ciliary muscle is employed when they are weak or paralysed.

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  • It is naturally the most efficient agent in relieving the discomfort or intolerable pain of photophobia; and it is the best means of breaking down adhesions of the iris, and of preventing prolapse of the iris after injuries to the cornea.

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  • One result of this among the Vertebrata is that the eyeball is pink in colour, since the cornea, iris and retina being transparent, the red blood contained in the capillaries is unmasked by the absence of pigmentary material.

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  • The" Vindictive,"supported by two auxiliary vessels" Iris II."and" Daffodil,"was to assault the mole on its outer and western side and by creating an impression that this was the main operation, divert the enemy's fire from the blocking ships.

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  • draught specially fitted for the occasion, assisted by the" Iris II.

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  • The "Vindictive," which had been towing the "Iris II."

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  • The "Iris II."

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  • The grapnels tore away, and the "Iris II.," slipping her cable, dropped alongside the "Vindictive" to land her men across her.

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  • D Company was still in the "Iris II.," but the marines were forming up on the mole to make an assault.

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  • The "Iris II.," limping behind her, reached home at 2:45 P.M.

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  • long and 3 high at the base, is of a deep orange colour, with a large black oval spot near the tip. The eye, with its double iris of green and yellow, has a broad blue orbit, and is surrounded by a bare space of deep orange skin.

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  • The Supreme Court enjoined him from carrying out Iris purpose.

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  • Irwin Lynch, The Book of the Iris; G.

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  • The modelling is of a very high order, and the one eye which remains perfect is cut out of rock crystal, with the pupil and iris marked by colours applied to the lower face of the crystal.

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  • In some cases leaves, as in Iris, or leaf-like petioles, as in Australian acacias and eucalypti, have their plane of expansion parallel to the axis of the shoot, there is then no distinction into an upper and a lower face, but the two sides are developed alike; or the leaf may have a cylindrical or polyhedral form, as in mesembryanthemum.

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  • 1886); Poesieen aus vormuhammedanischer Zeit (1874); Iris, Farbenstudien and Blumenstucke (1888, Eng.

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  • (h) Among the classical writers, Plutarch in his treatise Concerning Isis and Os iris is the most important.

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  • This can be experimentally shown - by the method of exclusion - to be caused by a paralysis of the terminals of the third cranial nerve in the sphincter pupillae of the iris.

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  • The action of atropine in dilating the pupil is also aided by a stimulation of the fibres from the sympathetic nervous system, which innervate the remaining muscle of the iris - the dilator pupillae.

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  • Atropine is universally and constantly used in ophthalmic practice in order to dilate the pupil for examination of the retina by the ophthalmoscope, or in cases where the inflamed iris threatens to form adhesions to neighbouring parts.

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  • the synergidae in species of Mimosa, Iris and Allium, and in the last-mentioned the antipodal cells also.

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  • To 1508 belongs the life-sized "Virgin with the Iris," a piece remarkable for the fine romantic invention of its background, but plainly showing the hand of an assistant, perhaps Hans Baldung, in its execution: the best version is in the Cook collection at Richmond, an inferior one in the Rudolphinum at Prague.

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  • IRIDACEAE (the iris family), in botany, a natural order of flowering plants belonging to the series Liliiflorae of the class Monocotyledons, containing about Boo species in 57 genera, and widely distributed in temperate and tropical regions.

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  • The members of this order are generally perennial herbs growing from a corm as in Crocus and Gladiolus, or a rhizome as in Iris; more rarely, as in the Spanish iris, from a bulb.

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  • The flowers are hermaphrodite and regular as in Iris (fig.

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  • The most important genera are Crocus (q.v.), with about 70 species, Iris (q.v.), with about ioo, and Gladiolus (q.v.), with 150.

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  • - Yellow Iris, Iris Pseudacorus, 4 nat.

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  • - Seed-vessel (capsule) of the Flower-de-Luce (iris), opening in a loculicidal manner.

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  • Other British representatives of the order are: Iris Pseudacorus, (yellow iris), common by river-banks and ditches, I.

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  • foetidissima (stinking iris), Gladiolus communis, a rare plant found in the New Forest and the Isle of Wight, and Romulea Columnae, a small plant with narrow recurved leaves a few inches long and a short scape bearing one or more small regular funnel-shaped flowers, which occurs at Dawlish in Devonshire.

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  • Iris (Mythology) >>

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  • The most important rivers which flow to the Black Sea are the following: - the Boas (Churuk Su) which rises near Baiburt, and flows out near Batum; the Iris (Yeshil Irmak), with its tributaries the Lycus (Kelkit Irmak), which rises on the Armenian plateau, the Chekerek Irmak, which has its source near Yuzgat, and the Tersakan Su; the Halys (Kizil Irmak) is the longest river in Asia Minor, with its tributaries the Delije Irmak (Cappadox), which flows through the eastern part of Galatia, and the Geuk Irmak, which has its sources in the mountains above Kastamuni.

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  • Iris army was in the main aligned for attack.

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  • The ancient Chorizontes observed that the messenger of Zeus is Iris in the Iliad, but Hermes in the Odyssey; that the wife of Hephaestus is one of the Charites in the Iliad, but Aphrodite in the Odyssey; that the heroes in the Iliad do not eat fish; that Crete has a hundred cities according to the Iliad, and only ninety according to the Odyssey; that 7rpoirapotOe is used in the Iliad of place, in the Odyssey of time, &c. Modern scholars have added to the list, especially by making careful comparisons of the two poems in respect of vocabulary and grammatical forms. Nothing is more difficult than to assign the degree of weight to be given to such facts.

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  • long and about an inch wide, closely arranged in two rows as in the true Flag (Iris); the tall, flowering stems (scapes), which very much resemble the leaves, bear an apparently lateral, blunt, tapering spike of densely packed, very small flowers.

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  • The pale is now generally considered to represent the single bracteole, characteristic of Monocotyledons, the binerved structure being the result of the pressure of the axis of the spikelet during the development of the pale, as in Iris and others.

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  • afterwards superseded his own work by treating in the same way the three minor planets Victoria, Iris and Sappho - the last was observed by W.

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  • The only physiological discovery which can be safely attributed to him is that of the contractility of the iris.

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  • Notable among the flowers are the arum lily and the iris.

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  • Sir David Gill derived a highly satisfactory value of 8.78" for the long-sought constant from the opposition of Mars in 1877, and from combined heliometer observations at five observatories in 1888-1889 of the minor planets Iris, Victoria and Sappho, the apparently definitive value of 8.80" (equivalent distance, 92,874,000 m.).

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  • In addition to the great Homeric gods, the poet knows a whole " Olympian consistory " of deities, nymphs, nereids, sea-gods and goddesses, river-gods, Iris the rainbow goddess, Sleep, Demeter who lay with a mortal, Aphrodite the goddess of love, wife of Hephaestus and leman of Ares, and so forth.

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  • As a rule an iris diaphragm, which can be moved sideways, is now fitted below this condenser; below is the mirror which can be moved in all directions.

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  • The Abbe apparatus consists of a condenser, movable iris diaphragm, and mirror (fig.

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  • The iris diaphragm can be regulated by the lever p; it can also be turned to one side round the pivot z, so that the condenser k can be removed or changed.

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  • The iris diaphragm i is pushed to the side by the rack and pinion t n.

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  • It is best if the image of the light is not larger than the object examined, and to effect this, an illuminating lens with an iris diaphragm is often placed between the source of light and the illuminator.

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  • the iris diaphragm the size of the illuminating field can be controlled.

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  • 44) can be placed in the iris diaphragm case.

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  • This can be attained by drawing the iris diaphragm so far as to form the entrance pupil.

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  • The double diaphragm is then in such a position that the edge of the outer diaphragm coincides with the edge of the iris diaphragm.

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  • of the iris diaphragm.

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  • - Diagram of the trimerous symmetrical flower of Iris.

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  • Coloured hairs are seen on the petals of Menyanthes, and on the segments of the perianth of Iris.

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  • The anthers are called introrse when they dehisce by the surface next to the centre of the flower; they are extrorse when they dehisce by the outer surface; when they dehisce by the sides, as in Iris and some grasses, they are laterally dehiscent.

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  • The form of the style is usually cylindrical, more or less filiform and simple; sometimes it is grooved on one side, at other times it is flat, thick, angular, compressed and even petaloid, as in Iris (fig.

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  • In Iris it is situated on a cleft on the back of the petaloid divisions of the style (fig.

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  • - Gynoecium of the Flowerde-Luce (Iris), consisting of an inferior ovary (o) and a style which divides into three petaloid segments (s), each bearing a stigma (st).

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  • Most of the other Monocotyledons call for little remark, though among them is an Iris, a Bromelia and a ginger.

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  • Such is the color of its iris.

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  • It 's very easy for an Iris scanner to tell the difference between an eye pulsating with blood and one that is not.

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  • Further in to the future I see the use of iris recognition.

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  • The iris is a good example of a reflex arc.

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  • The iris controls the amount of light that actually reaches the retina.

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  • If the white of the sclera can be seen all around the iris then this could be due to exophthalmos or lid retraction.

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  • A 21 color range set of sateen florist ribbon to set your iris folding alight - all the colors you see here !

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  • Using manual iris lenses instead can make a significant saving on a system.

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  • In its enrollment trial last summer, the Passport Service captured iris scans, fingerprints, and facial scans.

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  • Both retina and iris scans are currently being used in government and corporate security systems around the world.

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  • Archer Iris Bingham won the disabled sportswoman of the year award.

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  • I think he 's also trying to... (IRIS FINSTER continues to remove staples.

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  • They come out even better between other brightly colored plants like Delphinium, ornamental onions, iris stork 's bill or violet sage.

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  • Their problems seemed to begin when their daughter, Iris, accidentally swallowed an Ecstasy tablet while attending a birthday party with her mother.

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  • How do I display a two-dimensional array of heights in IRIS Explorer?

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  • Iris Silks offers a range of premium women's sleepwear in silk.

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  • The skillful use of eye shadow can certainly compliment the natural beauty of your eyes, accentuating your iris color and overall eye shape.

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  • Classified as an oriental and spicy fragrance it contains raspberry, lily of the valley, iris, white rose, vanilla and sandalwood notes.

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  • To find yours, hold the brush parallel to the outside edge of the colored part of your eye (the iris).

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  • To find yours, hold the brush parallel to the outside edge of the colored part of your eye (the iris).

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  • Vera Wang for Women - Described as a modern, floral bouquet, Vera Wang for Women includes rose, calla lily, white stephanotis, and mandarin flower scents, as well as lotus, iris, gardenia, white woods, and floral nectar.

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  • Actually, you have so many possibilities, thanks to all the color flecks that are present in your iris.

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  • The thing about eyes is that each one is so different and has so many different colors within the iris that just playing around with colors you may not normally wear, may just surprise you.

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  • To find yours, hold the brush parallel to the outside edge of the colored part of your eye (the iris).

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