Laid-over sentence example

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  • Another sheet of blottingpaper is then laid over it; and, a number of similar specimens being formed into a pile, the whole is submitted to pressure, the paper being changed every hour or two at first.
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  • The amount of deposit laid over the land reaches a thickness of two or three feet in one season of warping, which is usually practised between March and October, advantage being taken of the spring tides during these months.
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  • That it was restored and was in use in Roman time is shown by the fact that both the seven columns still standing and two fallen columns discovered in the excavations, to say nothing of several fragments of others, have a thick coating of Roman stucco laid over the finer Greek.
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  • Most, of the town is lighted by gas, and certain quarters with electric light, and electric tramways have been laid over several miles of the city roads.
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  • In copperplate printing the whole of the plate is first inked, the flat surface is then cleaned, leaving ink in the incisions or trenches cut by the engraver, so that, when dampened paper is laid over the plate and pressure is brought to bear, the paper sinks into the incisions and takes up the ink, which makes an impression in line or lines on the paper.
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  • He was buried on the south side of the choir of St Paul's, where a stone was laid over his grave, with no other inscription than his name.
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  • They are very useful as burp rags, laid over your shoulder or lap, as you burp the baby.
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  • A chain mail hauberk, which had a distinctly dwarven look to it, was laid over the back of a chair.
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  • Many cottages and barns still have a reed matting which was woven diagonally and laid over the rafters and under the thatch.
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  • In past geological eras, various rocks including quartzite, grits and the Durness limestones were laid over much of the area.
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  • These problems are a consequence of the internal structures those file systems laid over.
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  • An old naval expression meaning to be laid over a gun to receive a thrashing.
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  • Christening: Pink stripes laid over a silvery floral background make this design just right for a little girl's baptism layout.
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  • An indulgent and stylish coverlet can be laid over the bed, disguising a discounted duvet.
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  • A heap of cinders or half-rotten leaves laid over the crowns in winter will ensure their safety; or the roots may be lifted in autumn and wintered in any dry cellar.
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  • This type of tile can be laid over any smooth, solid and undamaged floor surface including concrete, vinyl, plywood and linoleum flooring.
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  • The screen itself is laid over the gutter and the clips fastened on every few feet.
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  • The Celtic cross combines the crossed bars with a circle laid over the intersection to symbolize eternity.
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  • This is another Greek style cross with the Greek letter X, the first letter in Christ's name, laid over the top to form an eight-spoked circular cross.
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  • When laid over the intersection of the cross, the circle is believed to represent a place where the mystical and corporeal worlds meet.
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  • The basic structure of the traditional Celtic cross is a standard cross laid over a circle, although sometimes the arms of the cross are of equal length.
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