A knife is an instrument to cut with.
He grabbed a butter knife and began spreading jelly on a biscuit.
A knife caught her arm, and she ducked a punch in the cramped space.
She hesitated, but saw I still held the knife by my side.
Before I could, the door was kicked open I was grabbed about the neck in a strangle hold that gagged me and a knife jabbed upward under my chin!
He placed a knife at her neck.
I asked as I stroked my knife against her cheek.
The sight of the knife in her hand still made her squeamish.
He yelled, and I felt the knife cut deeper.
Katie piled the potatoes in another pan and picked it up, along with the knife and a bag of peals.
He sliced her forearm with a knife, watching in satisfaction as it healed before his eyes.
As I tried to rise to my knees I was grabbed from behind and once again, I felt a knife at my throat!
He killed Mom, just the same as if he'd plunged a knife into her heart.
I put down my knife to join her.
He sheathed his knife and crossed to her.
Making another hole directly over it with an ice chisel which I had, and cutting down the longest birch which I could find in the neighborhood with my knife, I made a slip-noose, which I attached to its end, and, letting it down carefully, passed it over the knob of the handle, and drew it by a line along the birch, and so pulled the axe out again.
Oh, you want a knife? he said, turning to an officer who wished to cut himself a piece of mutton.
He took a potato, drew out his clasp knife, cut the potato into two equal halves on the palm of his hand, sprinkled some salt on it from the rag, and handed it to Pierre.
Finally she put the knife down and started putting the sliced meat in a plastic container.
He flipped the knife in his hand.
That was pretty brave with a knife at you throat.
I have heard of many going astray even in the village streets, when the darkness was so thick that you could cut it with a knife, as the saying is.
He sat her down on the couch and sat down across from her with the knife in hand.
Unbuckling his belt, he pulled his shirt up and examined the knife scar on his abdomen.
He let go and swung the butt of the knife at my head as I fell to the floor.
She whirled and drew her knife, ready to kill all of them.
"Drop it!" a voice shouted from behind the light as I felt the knife press tighter against me!
He sliced his forearm and tucked the knife beneath his pillow once more, closing his eyes.
Then he took out a knife, cut something, closed the knife, placed it under the head of his bed, and, seating himself comfortably, clasped his arms round his lifted knees and fixed his eyes on Pierre.
His knife blade grazed her once and turned into a feather that he flung away.
Confused by his moods, she watched him cross to a thick goblet with a knife beside it.
He brought his own knife, though I had two, and we used to scour them by thrusting them into the earth.
The belt buckle that deflected the knife from his heart was now irritating the scar.
I xplained Howie wasn't the sharpest blade in the knife drawer and he didn't react well when pressured.
You're supposed to carry at least a knife every time you leave the house.
Jule vaulted to his feet and spun before a knife could catch him.
I have no fear this woman will attempt to escape as she sees my knife and knows full well her daughter's life is in my hands.
Carefully holding my knife before me, I began to push open the door.
If it goes off for any reason, I'll be at your throat with a knife, truce be damned, Damian said in a low, firm voice.
Jule looked up from strapping a knife to his calf and accepted the phone.
He retrieved a jar from the small refrigerator and laid it next to a surgical knife, a large rubber tube, and a huge syringe.
As she watched, he took a knife and sliced his wrist.
He snatched Jake as a knife sliced through the air where the newbie appeared.
The latter raises the moss and bark gently with his knife in search of insects; the former lays open logs to their core with his axe, and moss and bark fly far and wide.
He sheathed the knife and pushed the woman away.
When he reached for his knife, it was all I could do not to shrink away from him.
She changed quickly out of her sleepwear and loaded her body down with weapons then drew a knife and her gun.
She jumped toward the child, apparently crying out and evoking a threatening wave of the knife by Grasso.
He carefully folded his knife and slipped it in his right pocket while withdrawing a padlock and key from his left.
I lifted the sleeping child to my arms, and holding a concealed knife against her body, told the frightened woman to follow me, in silence.
He drew a knife and lowered his stance.
"Do you have a knife?" she asked Dean.
He pulled free a knife and flipped it in the air, catching it.
Grasso no longer hid the knife he carried in his right hand as they moved nearly out of range to a dark, windowless van.
All the while, I couldn't block the vision of the wife I so loved, being herded at knife point.
Damian tapped the knife against his boot, deep in thought.
She turned to see him pull a knife from under his pillow.
A voice from the other stall cried out the name Julie, but I had opened it too, and with knife at the woman's throat, calmly told her to adjust her clothing and come with me.
I reach for my knife.
The day was magnificent and the cool morning air as sharp as a knife.
I thought the knife went into my heart.
All compasses are fitted with a gimbal ring to keep the bowl and card level under every circumstance of a ship's motion in a seaway, the ring being connected with the binnacle or pedestal by means of journals or knife edges.
But to each of these he gave a knife with injunctions to slay her husband on the marriage night.
provided with a sharp budding knife having a thin ivory or bone handle, for raising the bark of the stock.
Dusty took her hand, his other pulling his remaining knife free.
Tonight he divided his attention between the knife and her face - no doubt waiting for her to broach the subject.
Never in my twenty-nine years of white bread life had I encountered anything remotely similar to the fear I felt as that knife pressed in me.
When I swallowed, my assailant was jamming in his knife anew.
He handed Dusty the knife and pulled off the high-collared vest to expose his throat.
Carmen sat Destiny on the floor and picked up the pan of pealed potatoes, along with a paring knife.
Someone took a lot of time and did a real number on him with a knife.
I was in the country when I reached under the seat and retrieved a long and sinister knife.
I laid her gently and silently on the floor and proceeded to the first stall, and slipped it open with my knife.
The young woman I didn't know cried out but was quickly silenced by my knife.
He stepped out from behind me, holding his large knife.
Jenn sensed the next vamp charge her and spun, burying her knife in the neck of the nearest before she lashed out with a kick at the next.
She holstered the gun and drew a knife.
Damian launched forward, snatching the tube and whipping out a knife.
He obliged and removed his glove, rolling his sleeve to his elbow and withdrawing a knife.
Deidre released her breath as the knife left.
She started forward when the dealer pulled out a knife.
I cleaned out our bank accounts and wrapped the withdrawal slips in the same pair of shorts and pinned it to his pillow with a steak knife and took off.
I finally pulled my knife from the night-stand and waved it at him.
I put the knife right against the left cheek of his butt and dug it in.
An autopsy would surely reveal Fitzgerald's knife wound, bringing Lydia Larkin's complicity into play, and probably Dean's.
While the autopsy questioned the day-old curious knife wound in his backside, it was assumed he'd stupidly sat on a very sharp object.
Deidre felt the pain again, the one without a physical source but which she felt as if a knife was piercing her soul.
Gabriel stood for a long moment, numb, and then flung a knife into the forest with a roar.
One of the dealers grabbed the girl and pulled a knife free.
She placed the roast in a pan and reached for a knife to trim the fat off of it.
When his warm lips pressed against the soft area behind her ear, she abandoned the knife and turned around, expecting to see a twinkle in his eyes and a smile on his lips.
The man waved a knife at her, an evil smile on his lips.
He has a knife!
Alex looked stunned as the knife sank into his midsection.
The man jerked the knife out and darted around Alex and out the door.
They stayed in remote contact with someone while they worked, attaching an IV and doing something with the knife wound.
He just shoved the knife in his stomach and jerked it out.
The knife had punctured his right lung, deflating it.
The knife scraped across it, deflecting it away from his heart.
And the man stabbed Alex with a knife.
I could cut the tension between you two with a knife.
I came through the door and the knife came at me.
I felt that knife go into me.
Gabe pried the knife free and tossed it on the bed, reading the message.
He whipped off his belt and added it to the rest of his belongings, leaving a single knife strapped to his thigh.
He placed the soul on the ground beside him and drew his remaining knife.
There was no pain, as promised, but the canine was vcmthe size of butcher knife.
His knife cut through her jumper, slicing into her skin.
Jade withdrew his knife with a warning look.
She choked back a sob and saw the glint of starlight off a knife on the ground.
Only to find herself staring at the bubbles of blood forming from within his fist, which was clamped around the blade of a knife a few inches from her face.
Rhyn drew a knife from his boot.
He whipped out a curved knife from the small of his back and tossed it in the air, catching it easily.
He wiped the bloodied knife on its pelt and straightened, meeting her gaze.
Rhyn lopped the head off the last demon and wiped his knife again.
The maid had set down the tea and retrieved a butcher knife from a drawer.
The sound of footsteps running down the hall drew her attention, and she flung herself backwards as the maid with the butcher knife tried to cut her.
Katie whipped around the breakfast bar, eyes roving the kitchen for the knife block or something with which to defend herself.
She snatched a wooden cutting board as the maid rounded a counter with the knife raised.
You really think some stupid human with a knife scares me? she said, furious.
Kiki trailed with nothing more than his iPad and a long knife.
His bloodied knife was out at his side, his dark gaze blazing.
He raised the knife, lowered it, raised, lowered.
He snatched her arm and sheathed his knife.
"It is called a proof of life," he said and withdrew a knife.
He drew a knife from his boot.
She rested against the door, jarred when the flash of a grey knife crossed inches before her eyes, followed by a muted thunk as the weapon buried itself in the door.
Surprised, she froze when she felt the knife against her cheek.
The prisoner disabled without killing and without using his knife, which was tucked in his boot.
Ne'Rin pulled a dark grey knife from his boot.
The next depicted the planet, the next a woman holding a knife, then the fountain, a plant, a river.
She set the knife down on the edge and circled the fountain again until she'd reviewed all three of the pictographs where the female figure held a dagger.
He hoped she wasn't going to play a King Solomon and cut the damn thing in half but he withdrew a Swiss Army knife from his pocket.
Cynthia asked as she returned to the counter and began chopping carrots with a large butcher knife.
Cynthia turned on the balls of her feet, still holding the immense knife, waist-high, pointed directly at him.
She turned, still holding the knife.
She put down the knife and thought a moment.
Weller squirmed his large frame around, reaching into his pocket, retrieving first a handkerchief, then a set of keys and eventually a red Swiss Army knife.
I don't suppose you happen to know how this knife got up in the ice park, next to the cut end of a rope?
It was your knife.
She could hardly keep from sticking a butcher knife in his belly the other night in the kitchen!
He probably sharpened the knife.
"I figure the killer planted the knife, just to throw the cops off the trail," Fred said as he slumped on the edge of the bed.
Either that, or someone up here waited until he was out of sight before they took out the knife.
I'm surprised anyone found the knife in the snow.
Yes, it's my knife Weller found up there and no, I don't have any idea how it got there.
She used the knife to open the comb.
Fred made appropriate notes, then asked, "Who was in the room when the knife disappeared?"
He could have picked up the knife from the table.
We can't suppose the knife was originally taken with any murderous intent.
If that's the case, then why would someone take the knife in the first place?
The killer brought the knife up there and made sure they weren't seen.
Unless I'm off base, the knife wasn't left by accident.
The boy is smart enough to see what Shipton was doing to his mother and he's the most logical one to have taken the knife in the first place.
The knife was left up there to implicate me.
Why couldn't whoever cut the rope have just dropped the knife by mistake?
Slowly she extracted the knife she'd found and with her long and lovely fingers began to methodically cut away at the line.
She sure gives a lot of detail, the borrowed knife, him looking up, her wearing a disguise.
But he did have the knife.
He didn't tell the police he had the knife 'cause he thought he'd get in trouble over it.
The way I figure it, Edith took the knife the night when she first tried on the dress.
He told me he took the knife, didn't he?
He was vindictive by nature and—this is the 'guess' part—he cut his line and left my knife which he'd picked up from his wife's room.
He conferred with the other five, then left the chamber for a few moments, returning with a goblet and a knife.
The downside was someone always managed to hit Jackson with a bullet or two or drive a knife into him, and break the tip off in a bone.
Elisabeth put her knife down and touched his hand.
Elisabeth picked up her knife and started carving again.
Jackson could see her distress, so took the knife from her hand.
She went to a cabinet and returned with a metal tray and a knife.
He shoved a plate and knife toward Alex and then sat down.
The man before her snatched one arm and flipped out a knife, cutting through her black clothing and tossing it aside.
When she felt the knife near one ankle, she lashed out at him.
"I expected a knife or a gun," he said, looking at it in disinterest.
Something rustled in the back, and Brady drew a knife, entering.
Brady drew close enough to one of the fed security members and drew his knife.
Brady smashed his elbow into the man's face and whipped him around, slashing his neck with the knife.
The second man he'd killed had planted a knife in his shoulder.
She pulled free the small knife the death-dealer gave her.
The portal closed behind his half-brother, and Kiki lowered the knife in his hand, facing Kris.
"I can try to saw through it," Katie said and pulled out the knife Gabriel had given her. She paused.
Her knife slipped again, this time slicing her hand.
She started to saw at them with the knife. The wood was thick and wet. She shifted closer, gasping when the root healed the cuts she'd just made. Furious at the latest trick from the Immortal underworld, Katie sawed furiously at the root, until her arm ached. She'd barely made a dent when she switched arms.
"Shit!" she shouted and flung the knife into the nearby brush. "This placed is cursed!"
She handed the pale woman a food and water cube and popped two of her own. Standing, she waded into the brush where she'd thrown the knife. It glinted in the morning light. Katie swiped it, glad the trees didn't have a taste for metal as well as Immortal sustenance.
She made her way back to Deidre with the knife and knelt.
Katie pulled up the sleeve of her soaked sweater and nicked her arm. She set down the knife and squeezed out a few drops of blood, watching as they landed on the roots.
She pulled, and he ran. Katie felt the ground shake beneath them as the demons pursued. Several flew overhead and dropped directly in their path. She stopped and shoved Toby behind her, drawing the knife Gabe had given her. Before long, they were surrounded.
Rhyn flung one knife, catching a demon in the eye. The demon that had been ready to run Kris through dropped, and Kris shot him an angry look.
Pulling open a drawer, he dispensed a spoon, fork and knife for each of them.
Amid jokes about his skill with a knife, they shared bites and endured more pictures.
As he picked up a knife and sliced the meat, he mused.
He carefully placed the knife across his plate.
Jenn drew a knife and obeyed, guessing whatever awaited her couldn't be much worse than the Black God or Original Vamp.
When she saw him, she put her knife away but didn't lose the wariness.
Jenn placed the blade of a knife between her teeth and pried the window of her bathroom open.
She replaced her knife in its sheath and looked around for more bodies.
He stopped a short distance from the one who spoke and drew a knife.
Instead of waiting for the Other to attack again, Darian spun and plunged his knife into the creature's belly.
"One down, two to go," he said and bent to retrieve the knife.
She twisted, one knife drawn before she recognized Darian's dark shape crouched over her feet.
Darian flipped a knife in the air then sat down on a chair in the corner.
She snagged a few small rocks from the ground and approached the portal, knife in her other hand.
Pulling a knife free, she dug into the dry ground, not expecting to find the treasure she'd buried so long ago.
He paused to draw a knife, uneasy to feel who was inside the cellar.
Jenn tucked her knife and gun away and replaced the necklace around her neck with clumsy hands.
She flung a knife against the wall in anger then strode out of the Black God's chamber to the ground floor.
Jenn drew a knife in case an animal had also taken refuge in the cave.
With a knife beside her, she wrapped her arms around her knees and huddled, trying to keep warm.
She resisted the urge to reach for a knife, knowing this was a test without knowing what answer it was Darian wanted.
The Healer reached down, rolling up the leg of her jeans to reveal a small sheathe with a knife.
She had one knife on her, plus Bianca's.
Smashing her forehead against his nose, Jenn wrenched the knife free and drove it through him.
If you came to stop us … Jenn drew her second knife.
With her other hand, she handed Yully a knife.
She flung a knife.
She threw herself down to avoid the second, sent another knife in its direction to distract it, and leapt up, dancing and twisting through the lightning streams.
Her ankle twisted as she landed on a rock, and she fell, yanking free another knife to block the guardsmen's first blow.
Yully shoved the magic into her from the other side, and Jenn pointed her knife at the Other.
Jenn snatched it and leaned forward to grab a knife from his waist.
Plagued by the ill-formed memories, she looked at the scars lining her arms before stretching for the knife beside the bread.
She ran to the kitchen and searched for a something sharp, settling for a rusty old butcher knife.
Finally she threw the knife on the counter.
The noblewoman withdrew a delicate knife and flicked the inside of her wrist with the tip of the blade.
Overly aware of his intent scrutiny, Jessi tried to act normal as she pulled a paring knife free from the block of sleek knives and sliced through the lemon.
The knife wasn't like hers – dull enough she had to saw through things with effort.
She saw a knife in his other hand and tried to pull away.
He pulled out a knife.
Jessi panicked as the guy holding her whipped out a knife.
His buddy grabbed her and wrapped one arm around her neck, the cold blade of a knife biting her throat.
Immobilized, Jessi watched the guy she kicked move closer, knife raised.
The knife at her neck lifted, and she was flung away from him, pushed into the wall.
The increase is partly covered by contravvenzioni, but almost every class of penal offence shows a rise except homicide, and even in that the diminution is slow, 5418 in 1880, 3966 in 1887, 4408 in 1892, 4005 in 1897, 3202 in 1902; and Italy remains, owing to the frequent use of the knife, the European country lit which it is most frequent.
In 1853 a Hungarian named Lebenyi attempted to assassinate the emperor, and succeeded in inflicting a serious wound with a knife.
In the Macarthy roller gin, the lint, drawn by a roller covered with leather (preferably walrus hide), is drawn between a metal plate called the " doctor " (fixed tangentially to the roller and very close to it) and a blade called the " beater " or knife, which rapidly moves up and down immediately behind, and parallel to, the fixed plate.
Various attempts have been made to substitute a comb for the knife or beater, and one of the latest productions is the " Universal fibre gin," in which a series of blunt combs working horizontally replace the solid beater and so-called knife of the Macarthy gin.
When thus found, the mistletoe was cut with a golden knife by a priest clad in a white robe, two white bulls being sacrificed on the spot.
The principal tools of the Malays are the parang or golok, a heavy knife used in the jungle, without which no peasant ever stirs abroad from his house, the beliong or native axe, and the pisau Taut, which is used for scraping rattan.
Reaping is usually performed by the aid of a curious little knife which severs each ear of grain separately.
Where Javanese is the principal language, Malay is sometimes found written with Javanese characters; and in Palembang, in the Menangkabo country of Middle Sumatra, the Rechang or Renchong characters are in general use, so called from the sharp and pointed knife with which they are cut on the smooth side of bamboo staves.
They are soft (H= 21-) and sectile to a high degree, being readily cut with a knife like horn.
Obsidian and rock crystal were also used for knife making.
The strips (inae, philyrae), which were cut with a sharp knife or some such instrument, were laid on a board side by side to the required width, thus forming a layer (scheda), across which another layer of shorter strips was laid at right angles.
From the girdle hung the single-edged missile axe or francisca, the scramasax or short knife, a poniard and such articles of toilet as scissors, a comb (of wood or bone), &c. The Franks also used a weapon called the framea (an iron lance set firmly in a wooden shaft), and bows and arrows.
The cakes when completed are, in order to remove them from the mould, slit open with a sharp knife, which is kept wet, and are hung up to dry.
In the industrial working of indiarubber, the various impurities present in the crude " wild rubber (bark, dirt and the principal impurities derived from the latex, except resin) are removed by the following process: The lumps of crude caoutchouc are first softened by the prolonged action of hot water, and then cut into slices by means of a sharp knife - generally by hand, as thus any large stones or other foreign substances can be removed.
The blocks are cut into thin sheets by means of a sharp knife, which is caused to move to and fro about two thousand times per minute, the knife being kept moistened with water, and the block fed up to it by mechanical means.
In dressing mica the "books" are split along the cleavage into sheets of the required thickness, and the sheets trimmed into rectangles with a sharp knife, shears or guillotine, stained and damaged portions being rejected.
The knife is then carefully examined, and if there be the slightest flaw in its blade the meat cannot be eaten, as the cut would not have been clean, the uneven blade causing a thrill to pass through the beast and thus driving the blood again through the arteries.
The covers are carefully cut to the proper size and shape with a sharp knife, and, after being damped and smoothed out are placed together in a pile.
Pharmacology And Therapeutics Of Zinc Compounds Zinc chloride is a powerful caustic, and is prepared with plaster of Paris in the form of sticks for destroying warts, &c. Its use for this purpose at the present day is, however, very rare, the knife or galvanocautery being preferred in most cases.
The coulter (either knife or disk) and sometimes a skim-coulter (or jointer) are attached adjustably to the beam, so as to act in the front of the share.
The coulter is a knife or revolving disk which is fixed so that its point clears the point of the share.
In the old parish church was traditionally Owen's pew; his knife, fork and dagger, are at the neighbouring Rig (Rhig); his palace, 3 m.
The engraver, who is very rarely the designer, then cuts the otitlines into the block with a knife, afterwards removing the superfluous wood with gouges and chisels.
The kodzuka, or handle of a little knife implanted into the sheath of the short sword or dagger, was, also of metal and engraved with like care.
~Vhen the pattern is lightly traced, he uses his knife delicately; when the lines are strong and the shadows heavy, he makes the point pierce deeply.
They are very scantily dressed, wear a variety of trinkets, with a knife, hatchet, spear, bow and arrows, the only weapons they use.
But this Caligula hypothesis cannot be carried out unless by a vigorous use of the critical knife, in the course of which more than a third of the chapter is excised.
Capture begins among the lower tribes with the hand, without devices, developing knack and skill in seizing, pursuing, climbing, swimming, and maiming without weapons; and proceeds to gathering with devices that take the place of the hand in dipping, digging, hooking and grasping; weapons for striking, whether clubs, missiles or projectiles; edged weapons of capture, which were rare in America; piercing devices for capture, in lances, barbed spears, harpoons and arrows; traps for enclosing, arresting and killing, such as pens, cages, pits, pen-falls, nets, hooks, nooses, clutches, adhesives, deadfalls, impalers, knife traps and poisons; animals consciously and unconsciously aiding in capture; fire in the form of torches, beacons, burning out and smoking out; poisons and asphyxiators; the accessories to hunting, including such changes in food, dress, shelter, travelling, packing, mechanical tools and intellectual apparatus as demanded by these arts.
Its centre and end knife edges are shown in fig.
the Missouri receives the waters of the Little Missouri, Cannon Ball, Heart and Knife rivers.
In 1864 Sully defeated the Sioux at the battle of Takaakwta, or Deer Woods, on the Knife river, and a few days later he again encountered them, and after a desperate struggle of three days administered a crushing defeat; the warriors abandoned their provisions and escaped into the Bad Lands.
The Egyptians adopted from the Greeks, with considerable modifications of its attendant symbolism, the twelve-fold division of the zodiac. Aries became the Fleece; two Sprouting Plants, typifying equality or resemblance, stood for Gemini; Cancer was re-named Scarabaeus; Leo was converted, from the axe-like configuration of its chief stars, into the Knife: Libra into the Mountain of the Sun, a reminiscence, apparently, of the Euphratean association of the seventh month with a " holy mound," designating the biblical tower of Babel.
In despair, her father seized a knife from a neighbouring stall and plunged it in her side.
These plates are then placed horizontally by the dresser on a vertical iron "stand," and cut with a sharp knife into slates of various sizes suitable for the market.
At temperatures below o° C. it is pretty hard and brittle; at the ordinary temperature it is so soft that it can be kneaded between the fingers and cut with a blunt knife.
In 1742 a workman named Thomas Bolsover was mending the handle of a knife made of silver and copper, when, accidentally overheating it, he caused the metals to fuse and flow, and found that as a consequence the silver adhered to the copper as a thin coating.
He apparently, however, confined himself to applying the silver direct to the surface of the copper after the latter had been given the shape destined to it, and was thus limited to the production of small articles such as snuff-boxes, knife handles, toilet articles, &c. It was reserved to Joseph Hancock to realize that by making the plate first and working it into the desired form afterwards he could almost indefinitely extend the possibilities of the material.
On the paved platform were three-storey tower temples in whose ground-floor stood the stone images and altars, and before that of the war-god the green stone of sacrifice, humped so as to bend upward the body of the victim that the priest might more easily slash open the breast with his obsidian knife, tear out the heart and hold it up before the god, while the captor and his friends were waiting below for the carcase to be tumbled down the steps for them to carry home to be cooked for the feast of victory.
In other types of electrostatic instruments the movable system rotates round a horizontal axis or rests upon knife edges like a scale beam; in others again the movable system is suspended by a wire.
In the former case the control is generally due to gravity, the plates being so balanced on the knife edge that they tend to take up a certain fixed position from which they are constrained when the electric forces come into play, their displacement relatively to the fixed plates being shown on a scale and thus indicating the P. D.
The morasses of Plinlimmon saw many a struggle, notably the war to the knife between Owen Cyfeilog (fl.
The silk drawn by the rows of teeth on the drum through the porcupine rollers (or porcupine sheets in some cases) covers the whole of the drum, hooked at certain intervals round the teeth; and when a sufficient weight is on the machine, it is stopped, and an attendant cuts, with a knife, the silk along the back of each row of teeth, thus leaving a fringe of silk hooked on the pins or teeth.
cases of circles touching one another and inscribed in the figure made of three semicircles and known as ipl Xos (shoemaker's knife) form the first division of the book.
In many other cases, however, the grave contained nothing except a small knife and a simple brooch or a few beads.
The bark on each side of the perpendicular slit being then cautiously opened, as at b, with the handle of the knife, the bud and shield are inserted as shown at c. The upper tip of the shield is cut off horizontally, and brought to fit the bark of the stock at the transverse incision.
In about a month or six weeks the ligatures may be removed or slit with the knife to allow for the swelling stem, when, if the operation has been successful, the bud will be fresh and full, and the shield firmly united to the wood.
Cuttings of growing plants are prepared by removing with a sharp knife, and moderately close, the few leaves which would otherwise be buried in the soil; they are then cut clean across just below a joint; the fewer the leaves thus removed, however, the better, as if kept from being exhausted they help to supply the elaborated sap out of which the roots are formed.
The trench should be opened to about two spades' depth, and any coarse roots which may extend thus far from the trunk may be cut clean off with a sharp knife.
On the tree being lifted from its hole the roots should be examined, and all which have been severed roughly with the spade should have the ends cut smooth with the knife to facilitate the emission of fibres.
Orchard-house trees, and also pyramidal and bush trees of apples, pears and plums, are mainly fashioned by summer pruning; in fact, the less the knife is used upon them, except in the necessary cutting of the roots in potted trees, the better.
In the second case all roots that have struck downwards into a cold uncongenial subsoil must be pruned off if they cannot be turned in a lateral direction, and all the lateral ones that have become coarse and fibreless must also be shortened back by means of a clean cut with a sharp knife, while a compost of rich loamy soil with a little bone-meal, and leaf-mould or old manure, should be filled into the trenches from which the old sterile soil has been taken.
By the prudent use of the knife, fruit trees may be readily trained into the forms indicated below, which are amongst the best out of the many which have been devised.
Generally the skins are placed in an alkali bath, then by hand with a blunt wooden instrument the moisture of the pelt is worked out and it is drawn carefully to and fro over a straight, dull-edged knife to remove any superfluous flesh and unevenness.
Brandishing a huge knife, with which he wounded Colonel Rathbone who attempted to hold him, the assassin rushed through the stage-box to the front and leaped down upon the stage, escaping behind the scenes and from the rear of the building, but was pursued, and twelve days afterwards shot in a barn where he had concealed himself.
The weapons are the spat ha, or double-bladed German sword, the sax (a short sword, or long knife, semispathium), the knife, shield, and the favorite German axe, though this latter is not found in Bavaria.
But the racial repugnance to the Greek, which forbade an Egyptian even to eat an animal which had been carved with a Greek's knife (Hdt.
~ equipment ~ knife di di characterized, and in its most cursive form seems hardly to retain any definable trace of the original hieroglyphic pictures.
Slicing Tools.The knife was originally a flint saw (17), havint minute teeth; it must have been used for cutting up animals, fresh or dried, as the teeth break away on soft wood.
The doubleedged straight flint knife dates from S.D.
The singleedged knife (18) is from 3365.
A cuttingout knife, for slicing through textiles, began double-edged (26) in the 1st Dynasty, and went through many single-edged forms (27-29) until it died out in the XXth Dynasty (Man, 1901, 123).
A small knife hinged on a pointed backing of copper (31) seems to have been made for hair curlin.g and toilet purposes.
The saw is first found as a notched bronze knife of the IHrd Dynasty.
Fully turned forms occur in the 1st Dynasty; but as late as the XIIth Dynasty the lower part of small vases is usually trimmed with a knife.
The blood is converted into clarifying material, the entrails are used for sausage coverings, the hoofs and small bones furnish the raw material for the manufacture of glue, the large bones are carved into knife handles, and the horns into combs, the fats are made to yield butterine, lard and soap, and the hides and hair are used in the manufacture of mattresses and felts.
The names generally given to the three prehistoric periods of man's life on the earth - the Stone, the Bronze and the Iron age - imply the vast importance of the progressive steps from the flint knife to the bronze celt, and lastly to the keen-edged elastic iron weapon or tool.
By other methods of treatment, known to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and others, but now forgotten, it could be hardened and formed into knife and razor edges of the utmost keenness.
Kneif, a shoemaker's knife, Swed.
His religion requires the Sikh to carry five articles - kes, the knot of hair on the head; the kanga, a comb; the kard, a knife; the kach, a pair of short trousers peculiar to the Sikh; and the khara, an iron bangle on the wrist.
was investing Paris with Henry of Navarre, Jacques Clement, a Dominican friar, was introduced into his presence on false letters of recommendation, and plunged a knife into the lower part of his body.
Another beautiful illustration is easily obtained by cutting with a sharp knife a very small T aperture in a piece of note paper.
Chalcopyrite or copper-pyrites may be readily distinguished from iron-pyrites (or pyrites), which it somewhat resembles in appearance, by its deeper colour and lower degree of hardness: the former is easily scratched by a knife, whilst the latter can only be scratched with difficulty or not at all.
The head is pruned to form six or eight strong offsets; and by judicious use of the knife, and by training, preferably on a hoop placed within them, these are caused to grow outwards and upwards to a height of about 6 ft.
To record the variations of the vertical component use is made of a magnet mounted on knife edges so that it can turn freely about a horizontal axis at right angles to its 1 Report British Association, Bristol, 18 9 8, P. 741.
They are enlarged to the size of an almond, rounded, firm and pink; there is some engorgement and oedema on section; the substance is rather soft, and can be scraped off with a knife.
It is the crowning merit of the author that he never ceases to be an impartial spectator - a cold and curious critic. We might compare him to an anatomist, with knife and scalpel dissecting the dead body of Italy, and pointing out the symptoms of her manifold diseases with the indifferent analysis of one who has no moral sensibility.
blocks cut with a knife on wood plankwise, as distinct from wood engravings which are cut with a burin on the end grain, a more modern innovation.
The official insignia of the flamen Dialis (of Jupiter), the highest of these priests, were the white cap (pileus, albogalerus), at the top of which was an olive branch and a woollen thread; the laena, a thick woollen toga praetexta woven by his wife; the sacrificial knife; and a rod to keep the people from him when on his way to offer sacrifice.
She wore long woollen robes; a veil and a kerchief for the head, her hair being plaited up with a purple band in a conical form (tutulus); and shoes made of the leather of sacrificed animals; like her husband, she carried the sacrificial knife.
The coating of lime or mortar is soft and brittle, and consequently the young oysters can easily be detached with a stout knife.
In it are carried, by literati and merchants, the pen-case and a roll of paper; its voluminous folds are used as pockets; by the bazaar people and villagers, porters and merchants servants, a small sheath knife is struck in it; while by farrashes, the carpet-spreader class, a large khanjar, or curved dagger, with a heavy ivory handle, is carried.
He was saved by an attendant who cut him loose with a knife.
They must be kept trimmed in or clipped, especially in their earlier stages; trimming with the knife is much to be preferred to clipping with shears.
Fluor-spar has a hardness of 4, so that it is scratched by a knife, though not so readily as calcite.
This is done by scraping the capsule with a knife and transferring the concreted juice to a poppy-leaf held in the left hand, the edges of the leaf being turned in to avoid spilling the juice, and the knife-blade moistened with saliva by drawing it through the mouth after every alternate scraping to prevent the juice from adhering to it.
His weapons, tools and other appliances such as the hammer, hatchet, spear, knife, awl, thread, net, canoe, &c., are the evident rudimentary analogues of what still remains in use among Europeans.
But the absence of the long-shaped implements, so characteristic of the Neolithic and Palaeolithic series, and serviceable as picks, hatchets, and chisels, shows remarkable limitation in the mind of these savages, who made a broad, hand-grasped knife their tool of all work to cut, saw, and chop with.
The men scarcely ever appear without a long curved knife, generally they carry shield and spear as well.
The exclusive preoccupation of men's minds with the question of knowledge during the neo-Kantian revival in the 'seventies of the last century drew from Lotze the caustic criticism that "the continual sharpening of the knife becomes tiresome, if, after all, we have nothing to cut with it."
square are cast from each heat and supported on blunt knife edges spaced 12 in.
7 on Mohs' scale), and it cannot be scratched with a knife; its specific gravity is 2.65.
the line j oining the end knife edges must be exactly bisected by a line drawn perpendicular to it from the fulcrum knife-edge.
They are usually made with two beams, each with its three knife - edges, rigidly tied together or cast in one piece and some distance apart, so that the scale-pans being carried on two knife-edges, each is prevented from tipping over sideways.
A rod, connected at its lower end with the steelyard, carries at its upper end a horizontal dividing knife, which cuts off the flow from the shoot when the steelyard kicks.
If the knife - edges be placed so that and h 2 are below the lines x i y i and x2y2 respectively, the arrangement will favour the " vibration " principle, and is suited to act with and assist a " vibrating " steelyard.
The hopper is carried on two knife - edges, one on each side, and is prevented from tipping over fore and aft by a pair of parallel motion bars on each side.
In works of art he is generally represented with a large knife, the instrument of his martyrdom, or, as in Michelangelo's "Last Judgment," with his own skin hanging over his arm.
Papuan weapons are the bow and arrow (in the Fly River region, the north and north-east coasts); a beheading knife of a sharp segment of bamboo; a shafted stone club - rayed, disk shaped or ball-headed (in use all over the island); spears of various forms, pointed and barbed; the spear-thrower (on the Finsch coast); and hardwood clubs and shields, widely differing in pattern and ornamentation with the district of their manufacture.
Its hardness is greater than that of steel, so that a knife blade leaves a grey metallic streak when drawn across its surface.
They perform complicated surgical operations with an obsidian knife or a shark's tooth.
Qat produced dawn, for the first time, by cutting the darkness with a knife of red obsidian.
The aborigines of the northern parts of Victoria (Australia) believe that the earth was made by Pund-jel, the bird-creator, who sliced the valleys with a knife.
The stroke of Ravaillacs knife caused a timely descent of the curtain upon this new and tragi-comic Trojan War.
From opposite the western end of the falls to Danger Point, which overlooks the entrance of the gorge, the escarpment of the chasm is covered with great trees known as the Rain Forest; looking across the gorge the eastern part of the wall (the Knife Edge) is less densely wooded.
They wouldn't have let me get on the horse with Destiny, and they didn't know about the knife wound.
She continued to blubber but when she saw me draw the knife closer, she blurted out, Their tips aren't just after something happened; they're a day or two later.
It hit me, I think with the handle of the knife and when I went down, he kicked the shit out of me.
He should put you on his Christmas card list; you took a knife and a beating on his behalf as far as I can see.
Surprised, she twisted in time to see a tall form hack again and again at the Black God, whose own knife was planted in the attacker's chest.
He pulled the knife from his chest, tossing it on the still body of the Black God.
The guardsman attacked with a knife in each hand, his movements a flurry of motion.
He pulled the knife from his pocket, flipped it inward, and sliced into the tender flesh of his wrist.
I would have stuck the knife in the bastard's back and twisted.
Fate dropped him in front of the door to Deidre's exam room, a twisting of the knife in his heart.
It bore another note from Fate, written in elegant script on parchment and pinned to the door with a knife.
He was vindictive by nature andâ€”this is the 'guess' partâ€”he cut his line and left my knife which he'd picked up from his wife's room.
He placed the goblet in front of each vampire, handing them the knife. In turn, all six cut into the palm of their hands and collected their blood.
There were two refrigerators for holding blood, needles for drawing, IV tubing for transfusions and a multitude of surgical instruments for removing bullets and knife tips.
He calmly interjected himself with more drugs to supplement his waning strength then stripped out of the heavier weapons, opting for a knife and small laser gun.
The phantom of Andre appeared to her right again, keeping pace with her. She slowed to draw a heavy knife. It slowed with her.
It didn't, though it did motion to her belt. She looked down at the knife Gabriel had given her. Uncertain, she offered it to the phantom, who shook its head. He motioned to the knife then looked around them.
So succulent and sweet-smelling, like barbecued â€“ Rhyn drew his knife as Jared's feature lit up.
Katie's throat tightened, and the knife slipped. She drew a shaky breath and glanced around for Andre again. The damned phantom had lured her away from Gabriel and left her to her fate. She was a fool.
Only when he reached Gabe did he return to his Immortal form. The death-dealer's clothing was tattered from demon strikes, his body smelling of blood sure to incense the creatures he fought. Despite this, the assassin's speed and strikes didn't falter. Each was sure and powerful. Rhyn maneuvered until his back was to Gabe's, and he reached back to snatch the knife Gabe kept strapped to one thigh. While Gabe showed no sign of slowing, Rhyn could feel the wound Kris inflicted slowing his movements. At least Kris hadn't stabbed him with the enforcer dagger, or Rhyn would be dead.
Too afraid to take more than a quick rinse-off with the vamps around, she even bathed within reach of a knife or two.
If you came to stop us â€¦ Jenn drew her second knife.
The knife wasn't like hers â€“ dull enough she had to saw through things with effort.
She squeezed her eyes closed, bracing herself for the fire of a knife ripping into her skin.
There is currently a nationwide knife amnesty in place.
The knife amnesty will run till the end of October.
awakes to discover Nick gone and the boat, herself and a knife covered in blood.
bevel angles were not the same on both sides of the knife.
blade of the knife in Ager's hand.
It provides a choice of straight or serrated knife blades.
bloodstained clothes is sitting on a small milking stool intently sharpening a knife.
bloodstained knife, which was sticking out of the killer's pocket.
Shall I take a knife and tear open my mother's bosom?
brandishing a large knife, he demanded cash, then escaped on the pedal bike.
breakneck speed using a knife with expert skill.
During an attempt at a mass breakout Dull Knife was killed.
breast of each chicken with a sharp knife, fill with the stuffing and close the pocket opening.
Score flesh of chicken breasts using a sharp knife.
butcher knife to the end of the stick.
buttermilk mixture to flour mixture, stirring with a metal spoon or knife.
On the other hand, an experienced carpenter doesn't build a house using a Swiss Army knife.
carvespan>carving knife, for example, is a piece of cutlery.
When the cashier opened the till the offender pulled a knife from his pocket and threatened the cashier with it.
cauterize the wound with the Knife Of Orokiah.
chef's knife, now only used for opening wine!
chopping the onion, with a blunt knife.
A horn-handled clasp knife was lying in a pool of blood beside him.
The skull was split with a large cleaver, and the brain removed with a hook, knife or hand.
The Chief Constable will also award a commendation to two Officers from Bedworth who dealt with a man armed with a knife.
Sgt Estcourt was awarded a divisional commendation for disarming a suicidal man who had a knife.
Cut into bone-shaped biscuits with a small knife, or use a bone-shaped cookie cutter.
For crispy crackling every time, score the rind well using a sharp, small bladed craft knife.
Eugene McAteer, Manchester Prisons don't prevent crime Does anyone seriously believe that increasing sentences will solve the problem of knife crime?
Her output includes the much acclaimed Noughts and Crosses trilogy: Noughts and crosses trilogy: Noughts and Crosses, Knife Edge and Checkmate.
I arrived to find my friend's father sitting cross-legged on a rock, a knife clasped between his teeth, busily cleaning mackerel.
I had with me a short stout cudgel and a long knife.
With a bitter curse, Crowbar stabbed out with his knife, determined to take somebody with him to hell.
cutting edge of a knife.
By the 1820s there were three times as many pen knife cutlers as there had been fifty years earlier.
Secure shopping for a knife block, Mundial knives and kitchen cutlery.
The knife hit the word dada, so that is what they named their group.
decapitated with a hunting knife in the hands of a bereaved father and husband.
devout worshipper of Cthulhu will be bent under the knife.
double-edged knife for a reviewer.
Knife edge: the cutting edge of a knife.
With a very sharp knife, slit the length of the belly of the fish and remove the entrails.
He instructs the child in correct etiquette, eating only with the blunt side of the knife.
A knife with a steel blade and a handle of millefiori glass with a silver ferrule, made in the 18th century.
flashback footage of her wrestling with Jason superimposed over her gurning face, she wails " he had a knife!
flensed you be stopping your wailing.Ã¢ Her voice worked on his flesh like a flensing knife.
Go on stick a knife in them I would even flinch.
Table knife: a knife used for eating food.
frightened off easily, he pursues the intruder with the knife in his hand.
Turn the cake onto a wire rack and pour over the warm white ganache, using a palette knife to give a smooth finish.
The flesh was removed with a double-edged two-handled knife and this could be processed to make gelatin and glue.
The family comprises a single genus, Gymnotus, which holds some of the most abundant and familiar knife fish from the Amazon.
A similar clasp knife handle from South Shields Roman fort, made in ivory, depicts a gladiator with rectangular shield standing en garde.
glycerin soap into small chunks, using a blunt knife.
griddle for 5 minutes each side, or until the juices run clear when pierced by a knife.
hara-kiri knife yet.
hefts a large sword around with relative ease and can mow down other classes like a knife through butter.
He remains hidden; stroking the handle of the knife nestled in his pocket.
hilt of a large knife protrudes from her mouth.
In 1878 Cheyennes under Dull Knife and Little Wolf left their reservation in Oklahoma and headed north to their former tribal homeland.
Paint applied thickly with a palette knife has a deep impasto.
impasto painting with the palette knife.
What grand memories of chopping the huge lumps of coal with a butcher's knife.
A carving knife, for example, is a piece of cutlery.
At least four men wearing hooded tops and wielding a knife entered Ladbrokes on Banbury Road, Oxford, on Friday.
I will ask him never to carry a knife.
Then with a sharp knife cut smaller squares off with the blade at an angle.
Finish chopping the onion, with a blunt knife.
Pull the segments apart and slice each thinly with the serrated knife, putting the pips in the cloth.
Its known as the programmer's Swiss army knife.
knife amnesty show a good result.
knife blade into her flesh.
Using the palette knife spread icing onto the sides.
Cut a small slit into each ball about 2cm long using a Stanley knife or similar sharp blade.
Treatments were then discussed, the choice of surgery or gamma knife.
Powell slashed him with his bowie knife before leaping onto Seward's bed and repeatedly stabbed him.
The safe usage of cutting tools including a sheath knife which you will keep.
The band name was taken from the name of Williams ' flick knife!
knife were sharpening knives (an action, somehow, which put me in mind of French housewives cutting bread ).
Ocular adnexal injuries like lid lacerations occur rarely during episiotomy or with the surgical knife during delivery with cesarean section has been noted 5.
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lowermost layer) is meant to prevent the tool from being rolled over the edge of the knife inadvertently.
lumps of coal with a butcher's knife.
machete type knife.
Or you can sneak up behind unsuspecting mercenary types and knife them in the spine, if you're a particularly malicious individual.
To eat the mango you have to cut it with a sharp knife.
The neck of the animal should not be disjoined during slaughtering intentionally, even the knife should not go deep into the spinal marrow.
soundproofing mats are easily cut and formed with a knife or scissors.
Spread with the Italian meringue all over using a palette knife to seal in the ingredients.
The gamma knife delivers a single high dose of radiation at targets of just several millimeters up to 3 centimeters in diameter.
His paintings, largely monochromatic, are executed with the expressive strokes of a palette knife.
Then, he realizes in terror that the knife is hovering above his right nipple.
obsidian knife blades.
The embankments were formed from blocks of polystyrene packing material, glued down and shaped with a knife.
palette knife spread icing onto the sides.
using the palette knife spread icing onto the sides.
pallet knife with oil on canvas, but she also paints in watercolor.
pallette knife for a portrait for a change.
paper knife made by James West of Sheffield in around 1860.
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pareke a piece of rock and a paring knife and make some slices.
To serve the parfait, slice it with a knife dipped in hot water.
Using a channeling knife, carefully remove a long thin lace from around a peeled parsnip.
It is a good idea to give the children their own peeler and vegetable knife, which have a good grip.
A lock knife is not classed as a folding penknife.
piercek if the chicken is done by piercing with a sharp knife in a fleshy bit.
Peter found plantain on the wicket and got his knife out to remove it.
pliable at top Take cuttings 10-15cm (4-6in) long with sharp knife.
plunged the knife into Mr Monville's leg.
split the vanilla pod lengthways with a sharp knife and scrape away the inside seeds and add to the milk.
poised on a knife edge.
pouty lips without spending dosh or going under the knife!
pry was told to open my legs, I couldn't, there came the knife and my legs were pried open.
At that point I started seeing a psychoanalyst because I couldn't see a knife without wanting to cut my wrists.
Once broken glass has been removed, use a hacking knife to cut away the old putty.
quill in one hand and a knife in the other.
Using a sharp knife, slash the pork rind evenly.
rip apart the US fashion industry like a knife through butter.
rivee guard, complete with riving knife, was thrown directly forward, hitting the employe in the head.
The knife has a taper ground cutting edge, full length tag and stainless steel rivets.
Must also remember to bring a knife to Spinning Jenny that day - ritual sacrifice of cake!
safety razor blades for section cutting removing the need for knife sharpening.
In either case you will need to clean off any flashing and/or seam lines with a sharp knife and/or fine sandpaper.
In medieval times, everyone carried their general purpose knife in a leather scabbard.
These include a can opener and a serrated edge knife blade but not scissors.
Using a craft knife or sharp scissors, cut out the shape of the tree.
scrape out the tiny black seeds with the tip of a sharp knife.
sharp knife cut smaller squares off with the blade at an angle.
sharpening pastel pencils such as a craft knife, a scalpel, or a Stanley knife.
To butterfly chicken, use poultry shears or a sharp knife to split the bird lengthways along one side of the backbone.
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