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  • Dorsal vertebrae frequently have a ventral outgrowth of the centrum; these hypapophyses may be simple vertical blades, I-shaped, or paired knobs; they serve for the attachment of the thoracic origin of the longus collianticus muscle, reaching their greatest development in Sphenisci and Colymbidae.

  • In the centre of the eastern side of the quadrangle two gigantic doors were thrown open to admit the people into the adytum or inner mosque (shrine) where is the marble tomb of Imam Reza, surrounded by a silver railing with knobs of gold.

  • Fore-wings well developed; hind-wings reduced to stalked knobs (" halteres ").

  • The [ox's] horns are of nearly equal size in both sexes, are placed on or near the vertex of the skull, and may be either rounded or angulated, while their direction is more or less outwards, with an upward direction near the tips, and conspicuous knobs or ridges are never developed on their surface.

  • In the males the horns are usually compressed and triangular, with transverse ridges or knobs, and either curving backwards or spiral.

  • The uplands are here and there surmounted by residual monadnocks in the form of low domes and knobs; these increase in height and number towards the mountain belt, and decrease towards the coastal plain: Stone Mountain, near Atlanta, Georgia, a dome of granite surmounting the schists of the uplands, is a striking example of this class of forms. The chief rivers flow south-eastward in rather irregular courses through valleys from 200 to 500 ft.

  • In every other part the surface is hilly or mammilated, the harder rocks, such as granite or greenstone, rising as rounded knobs, or in the case of schists forming narrow ridges, while the softer parts form valleys generally floored with lakes.

  • above the sea, is little broken except by shallow valleys and occasional knobs.

  • The fibre, which should be arranged on the sheet as evenly as possible, is carried up by the feed cloth and passes between the feed roller and the shell on to the small knobs.

  • A few have small handles, formed of pierced knobs of clay and sometimes projecting rolls of clay, looped, as it were, all round the urn.

  • When the first or a new antler is about to be formed, the summits of these pedicles become tender, and bear small velvet-like knobs, which have a high temperature, and are supplied by an extra quantity of blood, which commences to deposit bony matter.

  • The tentacles may number many hundreds or may be very few, in rare cases only one or two, or even absent altogether; they may be long and filamentous, or short and reduced to mere knobs or warts; they may be simple and unbranched, or they may be feathery in pattern.

  • and a chain of picturesque and rocky hills, known as " Knobs," some of which rise to a height of 500 ft., in the southern counties along the Ohio river.

  • From both birds and reptiles the class is distinguished, so far at any rate as existing forms are concerned, by the following features: the absence of a nucleus in the red corpuscles of the blood, which are nearly always circular in outline; the free suspension of the lungs in a thoracic cavity, separated from the abdominal cavity by a muscular partition, or diaphragm, which is the chief agent in inflating the lungs in respiration; the aorta, or main artery, forming but a single arch after leaving the heart, which curves over the left terminal division of the windpipe, or bronchus; the presence of more or fewer hairs on the skin and the absence of feathers; the greater development of the bridge, or commissure, connecting the two halves of the brain, which usually forms a complete corpus callosum, or displays an unusually large size of its anterior portion; the presence of a fully developed larynx at the upper end of the trachea or windpipe, accompanied by the absence of a syrinx, or expansion, near the lower end of the same; the circumstance that each half of the lower jaw (except perhaps at a very early stage of development) consists of a single piece articulating posteriorly with the squamosal element of the skull without the intervention of a separate quadrate bone; the absence of prefrontal bones in the skull; the presence of a pair of lateral knobs, or condyles (in place of a single median one), on the occipital aspect of the skull for articulation with the first vertebra; and, lastly, the very obvious character of the female being provided with milk-glands, by the secretion of which the young (produced, except in the very lowest group, alive and not by means of externally hatched eggs) are nourished for some time after birth.

  • In the Spanish ibex (C. pyrenaica) the horns fare flattened, with ill-defined knobs, and a spiral twist.

  • Some authors have held that the bone on which the occipital condyles have been found most developed in some labyrinthodonts (2) represents a large basi-occipital bearing two knobs for the articulation with the first vertebra, whilst the skull of the batrachians of the present day has lost the basi-occipital, and the condyles are furnished by the exoccipitals.

  • Knobs and wrinkles on bone surfaces become more conspicuous with age, and they are readily seen in the carcasses of old bulls.

  • The knobs or protuberances on the head are enlarged hair follicles and are often full of parasitic barnacles and lice.

  • It has black plastic, lots of knobs, dials and buttons, and pieces of shiny chrome sticking out at surprising angles.

  • The foramen magnum is flanked by two large knobs or occipital condyles that form a joint with the first cervical vertebra of the neck.

  • The buttons and data knobs are recessed and reinforced by double aluminum construction.

  • There are plenty of knobs, which makes for excellent ergonomics.

  • The front of the unit has a mini jack headphone out and the top has 17 knobs and two sliders.

  • It has two knobs missing and one pearl inlay missing.

  • You'll probably have to twiddle some knobs on your cassette deck to get the levels just right.

  • Moving controls or adjusting knobs may change the problem or have no effect at all.

  • Two assignable knobs provide continuous control of two other MIDI parameters.

  • lasso cell has an outer part covered with tiny knobs, which exude an extremely sticky goo when touched.

  • SOLD - A pair of 1930's glass door knobs with polished nickel plated rose plates.

  • just preset the knobs and stomp for instant solo lead insanity.

  • Unlike other units, You can quickly override the memory by just pulling out any of the 32 control knobs for temporary readjustment.

  • All the details are now black too: the knobs, truss rod cover and pickup selector are all replaced.

  • twiddle some knobs on your cassette deck to get the levels just right.

  • twiddle fader knobs.

  • twiddled about with some knobs.

  • twisting the inconsequential knobs.

  • I was fascinated by the fact that it generated white noise, which you could modulate using some crazy knobs.

  • The basi-pterygoids (bpg) are mere knobs, and the common eustachian opening is seen between them.

  • Dorsal vertebrae frequently have a ventral outgrowth of the centrum; these hypapophyses may be simple vertical blades, I-shaped, or paired knobs; they serve for the attachment of the thoracic origin of the longus collianticus muscle, reaching their greatest development in Sphenisci and Colymbidae.

  • In the centre of the eastern side of the quadrangle two gigantic doors were thrown open to admit the people into the adytum or inner mosque (shrine) where is the marble tomb of Imam Reza, surrounded by a silver railing with knobs of gold.

  • Fore-wings well developed; hind-wings reduced to stalked knobs (" halteres ").

  • The horns are of nearly equal size in both sexes, are placed on or near the vertex of the skull, and may be either rounded or angulated, while their direction is more or less outwards, with an upward direction near the tips, and conspicuous knobs or ridges are never developed on their surface.

  • In the males the horns are usually compressed and triangular, with transverse ridges or knobs, and either curving backwards or spiral.

  • The uplands are here and there surmounted by residual monadnocks in the form of low domes and knobs; these increase in height and number towards the mountain belt, and decrease towards the coastal plain: Stone Mountain, near Atlanta, Georgia, a dome of granite surmounting the schists of the uplands, is a striking example of this class of forms. The chief rivers flow south-eastward in rather irregular courses through valleys from 200 to 500 ft.

  • In every other part the surface is hilly or mammilated, the harder rocks, such as granite or greenstone, rising as rounded knobs, or in the case of schists forming narrow ridges, while the softer parts form valleys generally floored with lakes.

  • above the sea, is little broken except by shallow valleys and occasional knobs.

  • Imagine two Leyden jars with large brass knobs, A and B, to stand on the ground (fig.

  • The fibre, which should be arranged on the sheet as evenly as possible, is carried up by the feed cloth and passes between the feed roller and the shell on to the small knobs.

  • A few have small handles, formed of pierced knobs of clay and sometimes projecting rolls of clay, looped, as it were, all round the urn.

  • When the first or a new antler is about to be formed, the summits of these pedicles become tender, and bear small velvet-like knobs, which have a high temperature, and are supplied by an extra quantity of blood, which commences to deposit bony matter.

  • The tentacles may number many hundreds or may be very few, in rare cases only one or two, or even absent altogether; they may be long and filamentous, or short and reduced to mere knobs or warts; they may be simple and unbranched, or they may be feathery in pattern.

  • and a chain of picturesque and rocky hills, known as " Knobs," some of which rise to a height of 500 ft., in the southern counties along the Ohio river.

  • From both birds and reptiles the class is distinguished, so far at any rate as existing forms are concerned, by the following features: the absence of a nucleus in the red corpuscles of the blood, which are nearly always circular in outline; the free suspension of the lungs in a thoracic cavity, separated from the abdominal cavity by a muscular partition, or diaphragm, which is the chief agent in inflating the lungs in respiration; the aorta, or main artery, forming but a single arch after leaving the heart, which curves over the left terminal division of the windpipe, or bronchus; the presence of more or fewer hairs on the skin and the absence of feathers; the greater development of the bridge, or commissure, connecting the two halves of the brain, which usually forms a complete corpus callosum, or displays an unusually large size of its anterior portion; the presence of a fully developed larynx at the upper end of the trachea or windpipe, accompanied by the absence of a syrinx, or expansion, near the lower end of the same; the circumstance that each half of the lower jaw (except perhaps at a very early stage of development) consists of a single piece articulating posteriorly with the squamosal element of the skull without the intervention of a separate quadrate bone; the absence of prefrontal bones in the skull; the presence of a pair of lateral knobs, or condyles (in place of a single median one), on the occipital aspect of the skull for articulation with the first vertebra; and, lastly, the very obvious character of the female being provided with milk-glands, by the secretion of which the young (produced, except in the very lowest group, alive and not by means of externally hatched eggs) are nourished for some time after birth.

  • In the Spanish ibex (C. pyrenaica) the horns fare flattened, with ill-defined knobs, and a spiral twist.

  • Some authors have held that the bone on which the occipital condyles have been found most developed in some labyrinthodonts (2) represents a large basi-occipital bearing two knobs for the articulation with the first vertebra, whilst the skull of the batrachians of the present day has lost the basi-occipital, and the condyles are furnished by the exoccipitals.

  • He was a stout, dark, red- faced peasant in the forties, with thick lips, a broad knob of a nose, similar knobs over his black frowning brows, and a round belly.

  • Unlike other units, You can quickly override the memory by just pulling out any of the 32 control knobs for temporary readjustment.

  • I look at their brochures and I think they see design as more knobs and swirly bits.

  • An article in Wired features a member of london.pm Some DJs spin vinyl or twiddle fader knobs.

  • Hmmm... She twiddled about with some knobs.

  • With elaborate gestures, she makes a pretense of twisting the inconsequential knobs.

  • I was fascinated by the fact that it generated white noise, which you could modulate using some crazy knobs.

  • Puzzles-Many puzzles have small knobs which make it easier for baby's tiny fingers to use.

  • Dress up the changing table or dresser with some sparkly knobs.

  • Inspect the tires of your mountain bike, which should feature bigger knobs for tougher riding.

  • Try a wrought iron curtain rod above a window or add cabinet hardware like black fleur-de-lis or scroll knobs.

  • Use decorative clothing hangers and interesting knobs to make the most of the tiny outfits.

  • For a classy touch, use antique door knobs or attractive cabinet hardware as pegs for hanging a valance or sheer panels.

  • Adornments such as glass knobs or rustic metal pulls add a cottage feel to a piece of furniture.

  • Use maple or pine wood, ceramic knobs and red paint accents.

  • Stain or paint your cabinets, liven then up with contact paper/wallpaper on the panels or swap out the handles and knobs.

  • Cabinet and door knobs come in every imaginable color and material, and a large variety of shapes.

  • Knobs and pulls in the fleur de lis design add sophistication to cabinets and drawers.

  • The finishing touch on any kitchen cabinet design is the decorative hardware that includes handles and knobs.

  • Use brass, bronze or copper sunflower shaped cabinet knobs on your kitchen cabinets.

  • From the roots of old trees its curious excrescences arise in the shape of great bald knobs 3 or 4 feet high.

  • Additionally, there are usually at least two knobs on an electric guitar, one for tone and one for volume.

  • You can really zero in on a mellow sound or a harsh sound by combining the settings on the pickups and tone knobs.

  • The newer version, the EVH Wolfgang is sleeker with new knobs and pickups to differentiate it from its predecessor.

  • Tune and Stretch - Plug your guitar into your electric tuner and turn up your volume knobs.

  • The bass looks similar to an electric guitar in that both instruments typically have pickups, volume knobs and a neck.

  • Gibson EH-150 - This Pre-War lap steel from the 1930s features an aluminum body, a Charlie Christian pickup and two knobs for volume and tone.

  • You could build a guitar from scratch, shaping the body and the neck yourself and routing out all the holes for pickups and knobs.

  • Glass knobs on the handles as well as a uniquely shaped spout are great ways to add a special touch to a black faucet.

  • It's important to remove all of the knobs and hinges rather than just taping them off.

  • Turn the knobs clockwise all the way until they're nice and tight.

  • Others will need a total rehab, but time and money can be put into those areas that get the most use, such as a good quality sink and faucet, while things like the cabinet knobs can be overlooked slightly.

  • They conveniently hang on closet rods, hooks on the wall, and door handles or knobs.

  • The knobs are large and easy to turn, so there's not a struggle to turn the water to a desired temperature.

  • Remove stove knobs or put covers over the burners when the stove is not in use.

  • In addition, cold viruses can be spread through inanimate objects (door knobs, telephones, toys) that become contaminated with the virus.

  • The coupler that holds the glass tray in place by the knobs on the tray often needs to be replaced.

  • These knobs are made of thick, heat resistant rubber.

  • There are typically three to four knobs located on the outside of the toaster oven.

  • The timer switch is a mechanical device that works with the control knobs on a toaster oven.

  • The warranty excludes gaskets, knobs, valves and pumps, unless the consumer proves these pieces were defective at purchase.

  • Newer Alpine Air Ionizers bear the name "Living Air" and many models have adjustable knobs for controlling the amount of ozone that gets dispersed into the room and a UVC light for the elimination of certain bacteria.

  • South Shore Lily Rose Collection: This family-friendly mates bed features flower-shaped knobs and floral details, which make it perfect for any little girl's room.

  • You can customize the furniture by choosing from a selection of knobs, including brushed satin, nickel-finish, and traditional wood.

  • If possible, take along a friend and listen for noises, check knobs and controls to make sure they work, and bring along a tire pressure gauge to check the tires.

  • Sit in the car and inspect the interior for tears in the fabric or leather, broken knobs, and comfort.

  • Wood and hardware such as knobs or drawer pulls are often the most expensive parts of a project.

  • Simply put, they look like pieces of hanging skin.There are currently several ways to remove these irritating knobs, some of which can actually be done at home.

  • They've also developed a "suspension system" which keeps the helmet secured to the head through bands with adjustable rachet knobs that ensure a perfect fit.

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