It is properly an oval formed by a rope knotted at one end.
One end of a short piece of thin line is passed through one of these holes, and knotted; the other end has spliced to it a hard bone peg which is inserted in the other hole.
long, with nine knotted cords or thongs.
Such aggregations of hyphae frequently become knotted up into dense masses of interwoven and closely packed hyphae, varying in size from that of a pin's head or a pea (Peziza, Coprinus) to that of a man's fist or head, and weighing io to 25 lb or more (Polyporus Mylittae, P. tumulosus, Lentinus Woermanni, P. Sapurema, &c.).
Deidre dropped her hand quickly from the knotted skin, alarm pulsing through her.
Reaching around her, he knotted it securely about her waist before forcibly disengaging her.
Notched sticks (shing-chram) and knotted cords were in current use, but the latter contrivance is only faintly alluded to in the Tibetan records, while of the other there are numerous examples.
The only skin not covered was his face and part of his neck, both of which were channeled and knotted by scars.
It is an annual plant, with hollow, erect, knotted stems, and pro duces, in addition to the direct developments from the seedling plant, secondary roots and secondary shoots (tillers) from the base.
These ibex, especially the race from the Thian Shan, are incomparably finer than the European species, their bold knotted horns sometimes attaining a length of close on 60 in.
My stomach knotted with the knowledge this might be our last chance.
Dean knotted his rope with trembling hands as he looked down on the man nearly directly under him.
Half her face was knotted with horrible scars, the other half displaying skin close to the same shade as the white pillowcase beneath her.
West of this range, and lying between the 10th parallel and the Caribbean coast, is a remarkable group of lofty peaks and knotted ranges known as the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the highest snowcrowned summit of which rises 17,389 ft.
Actually, her legs felt like stumps and her groin muscles were knotted with pain.
The silk cord was fastened to the brass gas lamp that centered the ceiling of the room, the other end tightly knotted about her soft white neck.
Darian rubbed his face, his fingers running the length of where the deepest and most knotted scar had been.
After having been some time in a training stable, a lad is put on a quiet horse at exercise; his stirrups are adjusted, and the reins knotted for him at a proper length.
This was a shoe with slits at the sides and straps knotted in front; its forms may be seen on the relief from the Ara Pacis.
It is much prized by wheelwrights, cabinet-makers, sculptors, &c., on the Continent; while knotted roots are used for inlaying.
He was lying on his back propped up high, and his small bony hands with their knotted purple veins were lying on the quilt; his left eye gazed straight before him, his right eye was awry, and his brows and lips motionless.
Hence it has been celebrated from antiquity for tables, &c. The wood of the roots is frequently knotted, and valuable for small objects of cabinet work.
of furniture, and high prices are often given for the gnarled and knotted portions of slowly-grown trees, to be sawn into veneers.
These scars were huge and knotted.
The triangle is here an irregular one, consisting of a narrow base to which one end of the string was fixed, while the second side, forming a slightly obtuse angle with the base, consisted of a wide and slightly curved sound-board pierced with holes through which the other end of the strings passed, being either knotted or wound round pegs.
This zoological group includes Gordian worms which are found swimming in an undulatory manner or coiling round water-weeds in ponds and puddles, or knotted together in an apparently inextricable coil.
Wynn stood with a slender teen demoness, half of whose face was knotted with thick scars.
grimy, knotted hands.
knotted hankies on their heads.
The damage done to half her face caused horrible scarring that left her features lopsided and her skin knotted.
It is 96 handbreadths in length, and is knotted.
Her stomach knotted into a ball as she met his searching gaze.
"I'm happy â€¦" He paused as he turned, startled to see the Grey God without the scars that knotted his face the last time Jule saw him.
They were too deep and knotted to be from the daggers or the whip or the hand strikes of his master and his master's men.
I have unfastened the silken cord from the drapes and knotted it to the gas fixture above.
bast strings are knotted horizontally across the vertical cords in order to complete the net.
The people will go back to using knotted cords for keeping accounts.
encrusted with frosty flowers, concealed the tangle of whispering streets knotted together around the graveyard.
He was in a cold fury as he returned to the rooftop, the sash knotted around his own waist like a promise.
The gown is caught at the waist by a knotted, decorated girdle with a cross hanging from the loose end.
Human adult hemoglobin is actually a composite of four protein chains called globin is actually a composite of four protein chains called globins, knotted around each other.
Eventually they managed, and Des took out his knotted handkerchief, put it on his head and sat back.
handkerchiefs knotted together.
As one of his tricks, he has a child (a young girl approximately 9 years old) holding two handkerchiefs knotted together.
knotted wrack) is a common brown seaweed which grows on sheltered rocky shores all around Britain.
knotted handkerchief, put it on his head and sat back.
knotted cords for keeping accounts.
The face of the little Catholic priest, which was commonly complacent and even comic, had suddenly become knotted with a curious frown.
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The distal ligature is knotted and the ends of the proximal ligature are held without knotting.
He is the warrior deity carrying the hundred knotted mace from whom all demons flee in fear.
Painted on sealed 12mm marine ply hung with half inch knotted natural colored rope.
Here the loop has moved around - twisting with the twister if you like - giving it the appearance of a knotted rope... .
His usually pale face was purple with rage, and his bushy eyebrows knotted over his slightly rubbery nose.
The neurofibrillary tangles -- which look like knotted string -- are mostly made up of a protein called tau.
The rarer varieties include the frog orchid, creeping willow, water aven, knotted pearlwort and lesser twayblade.
Have you got any ideas how the Knotted Note can stay financially viable?
Ascophyllum nodosum (egg or knotted wrack) is a common brown seaweed which grows on sheltered rocky shores all around Britain.
Myres shows that the costume consists of three parts - the loin-cloth itself, a white wrapper or kilt worn over it, and a knotted girdle which secured the whole and perhaps played its part in producing and maintaining the wasp waists characteristic of the Aegean race.
In America, hand knotted rugs and rag rugs made plus imports from England.
Here the loop has moved around - twisting with the twister if you like - giving it the appearance of a knotted rope....
If you have a toddler, we recommend the pull cords to all blinds be knotted and tied at a higher level.
It is either hand knotted of hand woven in intricate, colorful designs.
If buying a rug that is either hand or machine knotted, pay attention to the knots per square inch.
Hand-knotted rugs are more expensive than machine knotted, as are hand-tufted rugs opposed to machine-tufted.
These rugs were originally knotted by hand and although most today are woven by machines, you can still find rugs that are handcrafted.
The pain and stress felt from the tight knotted muscles, located in muscle layers deep below the skin's surface, is relieved by this type of massage.
During a stress headache the muscles at the back of your neck and upper back often feel tight and knotted.
The cords of the skirt are thickly plied and knotted at the bottom, so that the skirt "must have had quite a swing to it" (Barber, p. 57).
A bracelet may rely on a single cord (generally a thicker material), or several cords could be knotted, braided, or twisted together for more elaborate bracelets.
Traditionally friendship bracelets were hand knotted out of colored threads.
The different colored threads could be knotted in a variety of ways to produce complex patterns and designs.
There are books available that explain clearly the process of making a knotted bracelet.
The thread is knotted repeatedly to create a striking pattern, and the ends are braided.
Add a knit tie knotted loosely for a unique, trendy look.
If you're wearing a black blazer with black pants, add pops of color in other places such as a camisole, a scarf knotted around your neck, earrings, etc. Otherwise, the black blazer and pants combo looks too severe.
A knotted bow at the collar is a cute finishing touch.
The pants should pull up comfortable and, if they have a drawstring, stay securely knotted.
Patients who require help with personal hygiene but who aren't getting the care they need may have stained clothing, smell bad from lack of bathing, or have knotted or matted hair.
Since they share an amniotic sac, they have an increased risk of their umbilical cords becoming entangled or knotted.
The nipple should be knotted around the back of the handle and the shield and handle should be one piece.
The hair in the wig looks natural because the hairs are knotted into the lace, which creates the illusion that they are growing from the scalp.
A low bun knotted below the crown is as easy to dress up as it is to wear when lazing around in sweats.
It has a crossover surplice neckline and a knotted tie just below the bust, giving it an empire waist look.
The neckline is almost tame when compared to other sexy monokini swimsuits, but the knotted sides connecting the front and back are anything but modest.
The bikini bottoms' ties were knotted into sumptuous bows that spilled across her hips in a style that's not usually showcased in the magazine.
Here on Google images, Leah forgoes a bikini top in favor of a white, knotted shirt.
The Obi Belt: Fabric belts knotted at the waist were often used solely as flair for an outfit, and were wrapped high on the waist for the perfect look.
Place the knots in back - If you want the majority of the scarf to drape in front of your body, place the knotted ends toward the back of your neck.
Try wearing two gossamer bamboo scarves knotted together and tucked inside an overcoat with the ends loose.
This scarf can be wrapped around the head like a turban and then knotted at the back, if you prefer, or simply worn around the hair as a simple fabric headband.
The jewelry range includes a wide selection of designs centered on a knotted design and diamonds to symbolize the strength of eternal love.
Often featured in Celtic engagement rings or other Irish jewelry, these knots may have originated from ancient times when a simple knotted string was used in place of a ring.
For example, an elaborately knotted Celtic design done in gold and platinum conveys an air of elegance and refinement, while a textured or hammered swirl can emit more casual vibes.
It's 17 inches wide, 11 inches high, and 9 inches deep and offers short, knotted straps (except in the alligator style), a fold-over flap on top, a wristlet accent, and a hidden coin purse.
Take the near neutral beige pink Wham bag, for example: the large, unstructured shape and long knotted leather zipper pull make it a perfect accompaniment to a pair of casual cords and t-shirt.
Knotted Handles: Many Dooney & Bourke handbags have their distinctive looped and knotted leather handles or shoulder straps.
This lace pattern skips an eyelet after each criss-cross for a distinctive look and finishes with a bow or knotted bow.
Knotted Segment Lacing: This is similar to the Criss-Cross Lacing that most of us are familiar with, but there is a reef knot in the middle.
Knotted Sandals: Some of Lanvin's most successful styles have a complex upper design with a lot of detailing along the toe.
The luxury flip flops feature knotted leather uppers, a molded foot bed, embossed logos and are made from 100 percent genuine leather.
Clear crystal insets are scattered generously across the bezel and the knotted chain bracelet.
Continue down the row by using the same strand you knotted over strand two to form a knot on strand three.
Open the clipboard and use it to clamp down the knotted ends.
They are colorful bracelets made from braided, knotted, or woven embroidery floss tied around your wrist.
Tape the knotted end of the floss to the clipboard or cardboard to keep the string still while you braid.
Place the bracelet around your wrist or a friend's wrist and tie another knot around the beginning loop with the knotted end of your braid to fasten the bracelet.
Knotted or woven friendship bracelets are based on macramé or knotting, which also reached a peak in popularity during the 1970s.
Finally, a sergeant was identified by his red knotted cloth on his right shoulder while corporals wore green shoulder knots.
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