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  • Darkyn was always too far ahead of her, twisting her into knots to keep her in place.

  • It was old, silver, and covered with Celtic knots.

  • With shaking hands, he fumbled, affixing what were certainly not approved knots, but he tied enough of them to be confident they would hold.

  • Dean finally freed the last of the knots and Fred rose, pulling up his pants, staggered a step or two and sat back down.

  • Surely second thoughts didn't come abruptly in the middle of a peaceful ride, or tie a persons' insides in knots.

  • Carmen stared after him, tears burning her eyes and her stomach twisting in knots.

  • I don't need magic to twist you up in knots.

  • Her stomach was still tied in knots, and she clutched her knees to her chest, shivering in the cold creek water.

  • His attempts at braiding her dark hair the way she liked it had ended up in a series of knots, because he didn't quite understand how to do it and his man-sized fingers were too clumsy.

  • With great effort, he worked the knots free from her hair and braided it one last time.

  • The multiplication of thongs for purposes of flogging is found in the old Roman flagellum, a scourge, which had sometimes three thongs with bone or bronze knots fastened to them.

  • guns, an I.H.P. of 19,000, and a designed speed of 22 knots, being intended to avoid any battleship and to carry enough guns to destroy any cruiser.

  • About half-way between `Ana and Hit, in the neighbourhood of Haditha, the river has a breadth of 300 yds., with a depth of r8 ft., and a flood speed of 4 knots.

  • The point where it joins the other part is marked by a piece of bunting, and the line from this point towards its other end is marked at known intervals with "knots," which consist of pieces of cord worked in between its strands.

  • A mean degree of the meridian being assumed to be 69-09 statute miles of 5280 ft., the nautical mile (A l b - degree) is taken as 6080 ft., which is a sufficiently close approximation for practical purposes, and the distances between the knots are made to bear the same relation to 6080 ft.

  • The end of the first interval of this length (counting from the piece of bunting) is marked by a bit of leather, the second by a cord with two knots, the third by one with three knots, and so on; the middle of each of these lengths (half-knot) is also marked by a cord with one knot.

  • It follows that, if, say, five knots of the line run out in 28 seconds, the ship has gone 5X 47± ft.

  • Sometimes a 30-second glass is used instead of a 28-second one, and the intervals between the knots on the log-line are then made 50 ft.

  • For speeds over six knots a 14-second glass is employed, and the speed indicated by the log-line is doubled.

  • The log-line, after being well soaked, stretched and marked with knots, is wound uniformly on the log-reel, to which its inner end is securely fastened.

  • when the log-line is quickly nipped, the knots counted, and the intermediate portion estimated.

  • 4), a taffrail one, which, however, is not as a rule used for speeds over 18 knots.

  • speed to 60 fathoms for 20 knots, the pull of the line and rotator is borne by coned rollers, having their outlines tapering to a common point in their rotation, thus giving a broad rolling surface.

  • The famous meadows near Salisbury are mentioned, where, when cattle have fed their fill, hogs, it is said, " are made fat with the remnant - namely, with the knots and sappe of the grasse."

  • The best poles are obtained in Norway from small, slender, drawn-up trees, growing under the shade of the larger ones in the thick woods, these being freer from knots, and tougher from their slower growth.

  • wide, with a current of 22 knots.

  • For the subjects under this heading see the articles CONIC SECTIONS; CIRCLE; CURVE; GEOMETRICAL CONTINUITY; GEOMETRY, Axioms of; GEOMETRY, Euclidean; GEOMETRY, Projective; GEOMETRY, Analytical; GEOMETRY, Line; KNOTS, MATHEMATICAL THEORY OF; MENSURATION; MODELS; PROJECTION; Surface; Trigonometry.

  • The straw must have a certain length of "pipe" between the knots, must possess a clear delicate golden colour and must not be brittle.

  • The system of decorating vases and vessels by means of strands of glass trailed upon the surface in knots, zigzags and trellis work, was adopted by the Moors and is characteristic of Roman craftsmanship. Glassmaking was continued at Pinar de la Vidriera and at Al Castril de la Pena into the 17th century.

  • The administrative details of government were minutely and carefully organized, and accurate statistics were kept by means of the " quipus " or system of knots.

  • of water, was equipped with poor engines, so that it could not make more than 5 knots, and was so unwieldy that it could not be turned in less than 30 minutes.

  • Amboyna wood, of great value for ornamental work, is obtained from the hard knots which occur on certain trees in the forests of Ceram.

  • Philip Francklin: 1902, 14,200 tons, 2 9 2-in., 16 6-in., 21 knots) and " Monmouth " (Capt.

  • Frank Brandt: 1903, 9,800 tons, 14 6-in., 22.3 knots), the light cruiser " Glasgow " (Capt.

  • John Luce: 1910, 4,800 tons, 2 6-in., io 4-in., 25 knots), and the armed merchant cruiser " Otranto " (Capt.

  • Edwards: 16 knots, 4 4.71 n.).

  • The German squadron consisted of the armoured cruisers " Scharnhorst " (flag) and " Gneisenau " (both 1908, 11,420 tons, 8 8-in., 6 5.9-in., 202 knots) and the light cruisers " Leipzig " (1906, 3,200 tons, io 4.1-in., 20 knots), " Nurnberg " (1908, 3,39 6 tons, 10 4.1-in., 22 knots) and " Dresden " (1908, 3,544 tons, 12 4.1-in., 25 knots).

  • Cradock to purposes of convoy, as she could steam only 12 knots, and was 300 m.

  • by N., io knots, to get in touch with the enemy.

  • at 14 knots.

  • J 1 Glasgow Otranto," which could only go 16 knots, it is possible that he might have attempted to fall back on the " Canopus," for the rest of his squadron was faster than von Spee's and he could have slipped away to the S.

  • In subsequent patterns all the deflection was given on the tangent sight, which was provided with two scales, the upper one graduated in knots for speed of ship, and the lower one in degrees.

  • The syrinx consisted of a varying number of reeds, having their open ends or embouchures in a horizontal line and their stopped ends, formed by the knots in the reed, gradually decreasing in length from left to right.

  • Evidence of the same kind is afforded by the shape of the knots and concretions sometimes present in the slate.

  • The accompanying actions (tying knots, &c.) which he performs are assumed to work themselves out on the enemy whose evil eye.

  • The horns of the old bucks are of great length and beauty, and characterized by their bold scimitar-like backward sweep and sharp front edge, interrupted at irregular intervals by knots or bosses.

  • The principal peaks of this range are grouped in three knots which divide the island into three portions.

  • It is remarkably tough, resisting a rending strain better than any of the fir or pine woods in common use, though not as elastic as some; properly seasoned, it is as little liable to shrink as to split; the boughs being small compared to the trunk, the timber is more free from large knots, and the small knots remain firm and undecayed.

  • The collar is formed of alternate roses with red and white leaves, and gold harps linked by gold knots; the badge is suspended from a harp surmounted by an imperial jewelled crown.

  • draught, 35 knots, 2 18-in.

  • Sandford (awarded the V.C.) in C3 had sighted the viaduct about half a mile off, and running into the iron piers at oi knots had jammed the vessel with its 52 tons of amatol hard and fast.

  • The verbal spells were always accompanied by some manual performance, the tying of magical knots or the preparation of an amulet.

  • A characteristic feature is the large number of very hard black knots which the wood contains.

  • The wood is white, tinged with yellow or red, of fine grain, and works to a smooth lustrous surface remarkably free from knots.

  • ft.; it has a straight grain free from many knots; in colour it is of a rather deep yellow or brownish tint, with the hard portions of the annular rings marked in a darker red.

  • Though inferior to the English oak, it is very straight in the grain and free from knots.

  • Rajputs also wear this thread, similar in make and length, but the knots are different.

  • The wood is very hard and abounds with resin, but on swampy land is of inferior quality and of little value except for fuel, for which the pitch-pine is highly prized; on drier ground the grain is fine from the numerous knots.

  • It fastens in front by a flap, having two small buttons or knots at the left shoulder, and seldom comes below the hips.

  • an hour to ten knots.

  • The occurrence of the words "Achademia Leonardi Vinci" on certain engravings, done after his drawings, of geometric "knots" or puzzle-patterns (things for which we have already learned his partiality), helped to give currency to this impression not only in Italy but in the North, where the same engravings were copied by Albrecht Diirer.

  • Of these one or two, as we have evidence, tried their hands at engraving; among their engravings were these "knots," which, being things of use for decorative craftsmen to copy, were inscribed for identification, and perhaps for protection, as coming from the Achademia Leonardi Vinci; a trifling matter altogether, and quite unfit to sustain the elaborate structure of conjecture which has been built on it.

  • 6 in., and contains 380 hand-tied knots in the square inch, which gives over 32,500,000 knots to the whole carpet (W.

  • The danger, of course, was absurdly exaggerated; as indeed was proved by the very popularity of the repressive measures to which the government thought it necessary to resort, and which gave to the vapourings of a few knots of agitators the dignity of a widespread conspiracy for the overthrow of the constitution.

  • The wood is soft, white when first cut and turning to pale red; the knots are beautifully mottled.

  • The insignia of office were the lituus, a staff free from knots and bent at the top, and the trabea, a kind of toga with bright scarlet stripes and a purple border.

  • The sea pierces the islands in deep fjords, or separates them by narrow inlets through which tidal currents set with great violence, at speeds up to seven or eight knots an hour; and, as communications are maintained almost wholly by boat, the natives have need of expert watermanship. There are several lakes in which trout are abundant, and char also occur; the largest is Sdrvaag Lake in Vaagd, which is close to the sea, and discharges into it by a sheer fall of about 160 ft.

  • The horns of the male rise from the crest of the skull, and after bending gradually backwards terminate in smooth tips; the front surface of the remainder carrying bold transverse ridges or knots.

  • Second only to the compass in its value to the sailor is Thomson's sounding apparatus, whereby soundings can be taken in 100 fathoms by a ship steaming at 16 knots; and by the employment of piano-wire of a breaking strength of 140 tons per square inch and an iron sinker weighing only 34 lb, with a selfregistering pressure gauge, soundings can be rapidly taken in deep ocean.

  • Darkyn was always too far ahead of her, twisting her into knots to keep her in place.

  • It was old, silver, and covered with Celtic knots.

  • With shaking hands, he fumbled, affixing what were certainly not approved knots, but he tied enough of them to be confident they would hold.

  • There's only a few who get the chance to do exactly what they want to, and they'd better grab it and run before responsibilities tie 'em up in knots and circumstances dictate their life for them.

  • Dean finally freed the last of the knots and Fred rose, pulling up his pants, staggered a step or two and sat back down.

  • Surely second thoughts didn't come abruptly in the middle of a peaceful ride, or tie a persons' insides in knots.

  • Carmen stared after him, tears burning her eyes and her stomach twisting in knots.

  • I don't need magic to twist you up in knots.

  • Her stomach was still tied in knots, and she clutched her knees to her chest, shivering in the cold creek water.

  • His attempts at braiding her dark hair the way she liked it had ended up in a series of knots, because he didn't quite understand how to do it and his man-sized fingers were too clumsy.

  • With great effort, he worked the knots free from her hair and braided it one last time.

  • I'm usually so meticulous, and check and re-check all the knots I tie.

  • airspeed of 120 knots.

  • Our true airspeed was a little less than 170 knots.

  • Knots, including bowline, figure of 8, clove hitch, Italian hitch, prussik, double fisherman's.

  • capable of 40 knots.

  • capable of sustained submerged speeds in excess of 25 knots.

  • circlet composed of Stafford Knots conjoined Or.

  • discoloursame time an inhibitive primer is also applied to minimize discoloring around knots and resin seepage.

  • Throughout the afternoon the wind was north easterly at 34 knots.

  • escorted the tanker on a course of 80° at a speed of 8 knots.

  • excess of 25 knots.

  • falconers ' knots and make for the trees with all dangling behind them?

  • In reality, the fly fisher needs to know only a few reliable knots.

  • The collar, which is made of gold and has knots and enameled medallions showing a rose encircled by the garter.

  • gusts of 32 knots put paid to any thoughts of racing.

  • horsepower diesel engines, she is capable of speeds of 14 knots.

  • hurtleimmediately found yourself hurtling down through space at a great turn of knots!

  • Understanding helped a lot, and the inner healing helped to untangle the knots that bound me in ways of behaving.

  • This was absurd, as it was impossible for him to get the partially paralyzed left hand above his head and undo the knots.

  • The children had a long piece of rope and were not allowed to let go as they tried to unravel the knots.

  • Dublin Port Radio advised of wind blowing 29 knots gusting to 36 knots gusting to 36 knots.

  • Defines knots invariants: group of a knots invariants: group of a knot, Alexander polynomial, Jones polynomial.

  • Covered are stopper knots, binding knots, bends, hitches, loops, plaits, and splices.

  • Both yachts charged across the finish line at 24 knots - in 22 knots of breeze.

  • By the time race 2 began it was blowing a steady 18 knots with gusts to 25 knots with gusts to 25 knots.

  • Any timber knots should be sealed with a shellac knotting sealer.

  • longhair cats need daily grooming to prevent the formation of knots and matted areas of fur which cause considerable discomfort to cats.

  • fast minelayer said to be the fastest ship in the Navy at the time, capable of 40 knots.

  • This was a surprise since the tide runs at several knots even on the smallest neap.

  • overhand knots make the ends more of a feature, like a fringe.

  • A Fisherman's Knot is formed from two identical overhand knots pushed together but it is only suitable for small diameter ropes or twine.

  • He also has a very impressive front paw, which can bowl the ball along at quite a rate of knots.

  • precessing stellar jets will create high velocity stagnation knots.

  • The first race was sailed in 18 knots against a strong tide.

  • Skin shapes up, knots are kneaded into nothingness, ' fried ' feet board reflexology flights.

  • From the basic knots through to pulley systems and crevasse rescue.

  • The first race started in a very shifty 15 knots coming from the Northwest.

  • shoal fish, say 5 6 knots.

  • speed of 35 knots, the trip last just 22 minutes.

  • Knots of higher density cause the regions behind them to be protected from direct starlight hence building up extended shadow zones.

  • powered by new steam turbines she had a top speed of 21 knots, 3 knots faster than battleships with traditional piston engines.

  • stomachs in knots.

  • Corner knots, on the other hand, can have different tangents on either side of them.

  • An auxiliary cruiser now escorted the tanker on a course of 80° at a speed of 8 knots.

  • tied in knots!

  • The simplest knots include the trefoil and figure-eight knots.

  • Ongoing dialog with knots ruddy turnstones has seen its.

  • Maximum sustained winds were near 90 knots and was one of the strongest typhoons to impact the region in several years.

  • undo the knots.

  • The bouquet ribbons are tied at the ends into knots to symbolize unity.

  • unravel the knots.

  • The group must now untie all the knots that are in the rope.

  • veering easterly wind in Hayling Bay in excess of 12 knots allowing a triangular course with unrestricted pumping.

  • small wavelets which do not break 09 knots Gentle breeze.

  • wind speed of 1 or 2 knots which showed our crew's skill.

  • windy with gust of 51 knots at Charterhall on the 24th.

  • The multiplication of thongs for purposes of flogging is found in the old Roman flagellum, a scourge, which had sometimes three thongs with bone or bronze knots fastened to them.

  • guns, an I.H.P. of 19,000, and a designed speed of 22 knots, being intended to avoid any battleship and to carry enough guns to destroy any cruiser.

  • About half-way between `Ana and Hit, in the neighbourhood of Haditha, the river has a breadth of 300 yds., with a depth of r8 ft., and a flood speed of 4 knots.

  • The point where it joins the other part is marked by a piece of bunting, and the line from this point towards its other end is marked at known intervals with "knots," which consist of pieces of cord worked in between its strands.

  • A mean degree of the meridian being assumed to be 69-09 statute miles of 5280 ft., the nautical mile (A l b - degree) is taken as 6080 ft., which is a sufficiently close approximation for practical purposes, and the distances between the knots are made to bear the same relation to 6080 ft.

  • The end of the first interval of this length (counting from the piece of bunting) is marked by a bit of leather, the second by a cord with two knots, the third by one with three knots, and so on; the middle of each of these lengths (half-knot) is also marked by a cord with one knot.

  • It follows that, if, say, five knots of the line run out in 28 seconds, the ship has gone 5X 47± ft.

  • Sometimes a 30-second glass is used instead of a 28-second one, and the intervals between the knots on the log-line are then made 50 ft.

  • For speeds over six knots a 14-second glass is employed, and the speed indicated by the log-line is doubled.

  • The log-line, after being well soaked, stretched and marked with knots, is wound uniformly on the log-reel, to which its inner end is securely fastened.

  • when the log-line is quickly nipped, the knots counted, and the intermediate portion estimated.

  • 4), a taffrail one, which, however, is not as a rule used for speeds over 18 knots.

  • speed to 60 fathoms for 20 knots, the pull of the line and rotator is borne by coned rollers, having their outlines tapering to a common point in their rotation, thus giving a broad rolling surface.

  • The famous meadows near Salisbury are mentioned, where, when cattle have fed their fill, hogs, it is said, " are made fat with the remnant - namely, with the knots and sappe of the grasse."

  • The best poles are obtained in Norway from small, slender, drawn-up trees, growing under the shade of the larger ones in the thick woods, these being freer from knots, and tougher from their slower growth.

  • wide, with a current of 22 knots.

  • For the subjects under this heading see the articles CONIC SECTIONS; CIRCLE; CURVE; GEOMETRICAL CONTINUITY; GEOMETRY, Axioms of; GEOMETRY, Euclidean; GEOMETRY, Projective; GEOMETRY, Analytical; GEOMETRY, Line; KNOTS, MATHEMATICAL THEORY OF; MENSURATION; MODELS; PROJECTION; Surface; Trigonometry.

  • The straw must have a certain length of "pipe" between the knots, must possess a clear delicate golden colour and must not be brittle.

  • The system of decorating vases and vessels by means of strands of glass trailed upon the surface in knots, zigzags and trellis work, was adopted by the Moors and is characteristic of Roman craftsmanship. Glassmaking was continued at Pinar de la Vidriera and at Al Castril de la Pena into the 17th century.

  • The administrative details of government were minutely and carefully organized, and accurate statistics were kept by means of the " quipus " or system of knots.

  • of water, was equipped with poor engines, so that it could not make more than 5 knots, and was so unwieldy that it could not be turned in less than 30 minutes.

  • Amboyna wood, of great value for ornamental work, is obtained from the hard knots which occur on certain trees in the forests of Ceram.

  • Philip Francklin: 1902, 14,200 tons, 2 9 2-in., 16 6-in., 21 knots) and " Monmouth " (Capt.

  • Frank Brandt: 1903, 9,800 tons, 14 6-in., 22.3 knots), the light cruiser " Glasgow " (Capt.

  • John Luce: 1910, 4,800 tons, 2 6-in., io 4-in., 25 knots), and the armed merchant cruiser " Otranto " (Capt.

  • Edwards: 16 knots, 4 4.71 n.).

  • The German squadron consisted of the armoured cruisers " Scharnhorst " (flag) and " Gneisenau " (both 1908, 11,420 tons, 8 8-in., 6 5.9-in., 202 knots) and the light cruisers " Leipzig " (1906, 3,200 tons, io 4.1-in., 20 knots), " Nurnberg " (1908, 3,39 6 tons, 10 4.1-in., 22 knots) and " Dresden " (1908, 3,544 tons, 12 4.1-in., 25 knots).

  • Cradock to purposes of convoy, as she could steam only 12 knots, and was 300 m.

  • by N., io knots, to get in touch with the enemy.

  • at 14 knots.

  • J 1 Glasgow Otranto," which could only go 16 knots, it is possible that he might have attempted to fall back on the " Canopus," for the rest of his squadron was faster than von Spee's and he could have slipped away to the S.

  • In subsequent patterns all the deflection was given on the tangent sight, which was provided with two scales, the upper one graduated in knots for speed of ship, and the lower one in degrees.

  • The syrinx consisted of a varying number of reeds, having their open ends or embouchures in a horizontal line and their stopped ends, formed by the knots in the reed, gradually decreasing in length from left to right.

  • Evidence of the same kind is afforded by the shape of the knots and concretions sometimes present in the slate.

  • The accompanying actions (tying knots, &c.) which he performs are assumed to work themselves out on the enemy whose evil eye.

  • The horns of the old bucks are of great length and beauty, and characterized by their bold scimitar-like backward sweep and sharp front edge, interrupted at irregular intervals by knots or bosses.

  • The principal peaks of this range are grouped in three knots which divide the island into three portions.

  • It is remarkably tough, resisting a rending strain better than any of the fir or pine woods in common use, though not as elastic as some; properly seasoned, it is as little liable to shrink as to split; the boughs being small compared to the trunk, the timber is more free from large knots, and the small knots remain firm and undecayed.

  • The collar is formed of alternate roses with red and white leaves, and gold harps linked by gold knots; the badge is suspended from a harp surmounted by an imperial jewelled crown.

  • draught, 35 knots, 2 18-in.

  • Sandford (awarded the V.C.) in C3 had sighted the viaduct about half a mile off, and running into the iron piers at oi knots had jammed the vessel with its 52 tons of amatol hard and fast.

  • The verbal spells were always accompanied by some manual performance, the tying of magical knots or the preparation of an amulet.

  • A characteristic feature is the large number of very hard black knots which the wood contains.

  • The wood is white, tinged with yellow or red, of fine grain, and works to a smooth lustrous surface remarkably free from knots.

  • ft.; it has a straight grain free from many knots; in colour it is of a rather deep yellow or brownish tint, with the hard portions of the annular rings marked in a darker red.

  • Though inferior to the English oak, it is very straight in the grain and free from knots.

  • Rajputs also wear this thread, similar in make and length, but the knots are different.

  • The wood is very hard and abounds with resin, but on swampy land is of inferior quality and of little value except for fuel, for which the pitch-pine is highly prized; on drier ground the grain is fine from the numerous knots.

  • It fastens in front by a flap, having two small buttons or knots at the left shoulder, and seldom comes below the hips.

  • an hour to ten knots.

  • The occurrence of the words "Achademia Leonardi Vinci" on certain engravings, done after his drawings, of geometric "knots" or puzzle-patterns (things for which we have already learned his partiality), helped to give currency to this impression not only in Italy but in the North, where the same engravings were copied by Albrecht Diirer.

  • Of these one or two, as we have evidence, tried their hands at engraving; among their engravings were these "knots," which, being things of use for decorative craftsmen to copy, were inscribed for identification, and perhaps for protection, as coming from the Achademia Leonardi Vinci; a trifling matter altogether, and quite unfit to sustain the elaborate structure of conjecture which has been built on it.

  • 6 in., and contains 380 hand-tied knots in the square inch, which gives over 32,500,000 knots to the whole carpet (W.

  • The danger, of course, was absurdly exaggerated; as indeed was proved by the very popularity of the repressive measures to which the government thought it necessary to resort, and which gave to the vapourings of a few knots of agitators the dignity of a widespread conspiracy for the overthrow of the constitution.

  • The wood is soft, white when first cut and turning to pale red; the knots are beautifully mottled.

  • The insignia of office were the lituus, a staff free from knots and bent at the top, and the trabea, a kind of toga with bright scarlet stripes and a purple border.

  • The sea pierces the islands in deep fjords, or separates them by narrow inlets through which tidal currents set with great violence, at speeds up to seven or eight knots an hour; and, as communications are maintained almost wholly by boat, the natives have need of expert watermanship. There are several lakes in which trout are abundant, and char also occur; the largest is Sdrvaag Lake in Vaagd, which is close to the sea, and discharges into it by a sheer fall of about 160 ft.

  • The horns of the male rise from the crest of the skull, and after bending gradually backwards terminate in smooth tips; the front surface of the remainder carrying bold transverse ridges or knots.

  • Second only to the compass in its value to the sailor is Thomson's sounding apparatus, whereby soundings can be taken in 100 fathoms by a ship steaming at 16 knots; and by the employment of piano-wire of a breaking strength of 140 tons per square inch and an iron sinker weighing only 34 lb, with a selfregistering pressure gauge, soundings can be rapidly taken in deep ocean.

  • The ground was sawdust and the pebbles scattered around were hard knots from trees, worn smooth in course of time.

  • The Sawhorse stopped at the same time and stared at the other with its queer protruding eyes, which were mere knots in the log that formed its body.

  • The first race was sailed in 18 knots against a strong tide.

  • Skin shapes up, knots are kneaded into nothingness, ' fried ' feet board reflexology flights.

  • From the basic knots through to pulley systems and crevasse rescue.

  • Ongoing dialog with knots ruddy turnstones has seen its.

  • The first race started in a very shifty 15 knots coming from the Northwest.

  • The 15 knots of breeze predicted never filled in - instead the fleet raced in a shifty force 2-3.

  • The lure is trolled at a higher speed than for shoal fish, say 5 6 knots.

  • Due to the vessel 's maximum cruising speed of 35 knots, the trip last just 22 minutes.

  • Knots of higher density cause the regions behind them to be protected from direct starlight hence building up extended shadow zones.

  • Powered by new steam turbines she had a top speed of 21 knots, 3 knots faster than battleships with traditional piston engines.

  • With your palms associated with hypoglycaemia stomachs in knots.

  • Corner knots, on the other hand, can have different tangents on either side of them.

  • Mrs White sets them some team tasks which gets them tied in knots !

  • The simplest knots include the trefoil and figure-eight knots.

  • Maximum sustained winds were near 90 knots and was one of the strongest typhoons to impact the region in several years.

  • The bouquet ribbons are tied at the ends into knots to symbolize unity.

  • The group must now untie all the knots that are in the rope.

  • Friday produced a veering easterly wind in Hayling Bay in excess of 12 knots allowing a triangular course with unrestricted pumping.

  • Small wavelets which do not break 09 knots Gentle breeze.

  • Our boat speed at times matched our wind speed of 1 or 2 knots which showed our crew 's skill.

  • I 'm winning so far with 17.9 knots, but it was very windy at the time.

  • It was often windy with gust of 51 knots at Charterhall on the 24th.

  • Among other criteria that determine the value of an oriental rug is the number of knots per square inch.

  • Knots per square inch: The more knots, the better quality rug.

  • Choose lumber that's free of knots that might affect the strength of the wood, particularly for support pieces, and sand all pieces very well to avoid splinters.

  • Norway pine and white cedar are sometimes used to make "log cabin" style rustic tables, leaving knots and burls untouched to ensure a unique purchase.

  • This is the knots per square inch, and one of the key indicators of quality.

  • If buying a rug that is either hand or machine knotted, pay attention to the knots per square inch.

  • The higher the number of knots per square inch, the higher the quality and the more expensive the rug will be.

  • Behind the scenes with such celebrities as Darryl Hannah, Demi Moore, Helen Hunt, The Pointer Sisters, Tom Petty, Jonathan Winters, Don Knots, Mel Brooks, John Stamos, and many, many more.

  • Upset Stomach: Do you feel as if your stomach is constantly in knots?

  • And if he's worth your time, the first thing you ought to do is share with him the note you just sent us (if you can't verbalize it without twisting everything into knots).

  • It cruises at a steady 21.5 knots; and with 875 staterooms, it can accommodate 2,400 passengers at a time.

  • At a speed of 21.6 knots, Freedom of the Seas consumes approximately 28,000 gallons of gas per hour.

  • A ship built for speed like the Queen Elizabeth 2, which traveled at 32.5 knots, will burn fuel faster than most cruise ships, which tend to travel at a clip of 21 to 24 knots.

  • Still, at a clip of 32.5 knots, the QE2 can sail for 10 straight days on a full tank.

  • Clear cedar panels have the most uniform appearance, with almost no knots or imperfections.

  • Even B grade clear siding will have very few knots or other imperfections.

  • Select knotty siding is the most desirable: the knots are small and tight within the wood.

  • Quality knotty cedar is also fine for exterior use, but it may have larger knots in the wood.

  • Typically, lower graded wood and plywood have imperfections and knots that can make them difficult to work with and may create weak spots.

  • Geometric styles like Celtic knots work well and so do calligraphic ornaments.

  • In modern times, people have tried to attribute various meanings to the symbols behind Celtic knots, but these may or may not be correct.

  • Celtic knots are typically circles without an end, which symbolizes the circle of life, death, and new birth.

  • Macrame is a form of basic weaving where knots are used as decorative as well as binding elements instead of interlacing different strands of material.

  • Many macrame bracelets use elaborate knots to space out beads or to add additional texture to the design, or the knots may be simple spacers to give uniformity to an eclectic creation.

  • Celtic knots are delicate and highly symbolic designs with different twists representing the connections between nature, life, and spiritualism.

  • Because the knots themselves are highly symbolic - often embodying particular beliefs or family patterns - using symbolic gems adds another layer of meaning to the jewelry.

  • Because Celtic knots are gracefully curved, most gem Celtic earrings use smooth, tumbled stones rather than faceted gems so the angles do not conflict.

  • Furthermore, it is rare to find Celtic earrings that use more than a single gem as a decorative accent - too many gems would detract from the beauty of the Celtic knots, while multiple small gems may be lost in the interwoven knots.

  • Gemstone stud earrings with elongated knots dangling from the gem.

  • Gems centered in symmetrical knots in circular, square, or rectangular patterns.

  • Simple trinity knots centered around a single gem.

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