How to use Laterals in a sentence

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  • In fan-training the subordinate branches must be regulated, the spurs thinned out, and the young laterals finally established in their places.

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  • The pruning for fruit consists in shortening back the laterals which had been nailed in at the disbudding, or summer pruning, their length depending on their individual vigour and the luxuriance of the tree.

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  • The central and umbonal muscles effect the direct opening and closing of the shell, the laterals enable the valves to move forward and backward on each other, and the transmedians allow the similar extremities (the rostral) of the valves to turn from each other to the right or the left on an axis subcentrically situated, that is, the medio-transverse region of the dorsal valve.

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  • The former (authorized in 1905) provided for the irrigation of about 10,000 acres in Okanogan county by means of two reservoirs of an aggregate area of 650 acres, main canals and main laterals 20 m.

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  • The valley floors always join at accordant levels, as is the habit among normally subdued mountains; they thus contrast with glaciated mountains such as the Alps and the Canadian Rockies, where the laterals habitually open as hanging valleys in the side slope of the main valleys.

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  • Two laterals should be allowed to grow from the upper side of them, one from near the base, the other from near the middle, all others being pinched out beyond the second or third leaf during summer, but cut away to the last bud in winter.

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  • These three shoots will produce laterals, of which one or two may be selected and laid in; and thus a number of moderately strong fertile shoots will be obtained, and at the end of the season a comparatively large tree will be the result.

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  • Excessive luxuriance of the laterals may be combated by root pruning, or by checking them early in the season, and again later, and by cutting back to a female blossom bud, or else spurring nearly down to the main branch in the following spring.

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  • I used to do forward laterals, but they gave me so much pain - am I losing anything by not doing them?

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  • The Company has also stated that it will review the cost of providing these external laterals.

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  • Prune the long straggly laterals which bore fruit in previous years and also the central uprights to prevent the tree getting too tall.

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  • Encourage the laterals by pinching off decayed flowers, and the result will be a mass of blossom throughout the summer, and probably till November.

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  • The flowers are borne mainly on the points of the new shoots and on laterals nearest the points, more sparingly on the lower laterals.

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