Laying-out Sentence Examples
When an engineer has to construct a railway up a hill having a still steeper slope, he must secure practicable gradients by laying out the line in ascending spirals, if necessary tunnelling into the hill, as on the St Gothard railway, or in a series of zigzags, or he must resort to a rack or a cable railway.
In general it is not curvature, but change of curvature, that presents difficulty in the laying-out of a line.
The place was without importance until 1612, when Shah Abbas began building and laying out the palaces and gardens in the neighbourhood now collectively known as Bagh i Shah (the garden of the shah).
He was born in Abana, near the Black Sea, where his father was a bridge-keeper and his mother followed the despised profession of laying out the dead.
He, among others, prepared designs for laying out the City anew.Advertisement
The laying out of a colliery, after the coal has been won, by sinkings or levels, may be accomplished in various ways, according to the nature of the coal, its thickness and dip, and the extent of ground to be worked.
The first process in laying out the workings consists in driving a gallery on the level along the course of the coal seam, which is known as a " dip head level," and a lower parallel one, in which the water collects, known as a " lodgment level."
In laying out the mine it is customary to drive the levels or roads in pairs, communication being made between them at intervals by cutting through the intermediate pillar; the air then passes along one and returns by the other.
In 33 he was chosen aedile and signalized his tenure of office by effecting great improvements in the city of Rome, restoring and building aqueducts, enlarging and cleansing the sewers, and constructing baths and porticos, and laying out gardens.
A rapid extension of the city to the north-west took place, and in 1860 an elaborate plan for the laying out of new districts received the royal sanction.Advertisement
In laying out the garden, the plan should be prepared in minute detail before commencing operations.
But it is necessary to be thoroughly assured of a good supply of water before laying out a water-meadow.
It is by no means an injudicious plan before laying out a system of water-meadows, which is intended to be at all extensive, to prepare a small trial plot, to aid in determining a number of questions relating to the nature and quantity of the water, the porosity of the soil, &c.
Among the wildest of them head-hunting is still a common practice; but the majority are industrious farmers laying out their fields on artificial terraces and constructing irrigation canals with remarkable skill.
North of this and extending to the boundary of the 1 The actual surveying and laying out of the city was done by Andrew Ellicott (1754-1820), a civil engineer, who had been employed in many boundary disputes, who became surveyor-general of the United States in 1792, and from 1812 until his death was professor of mathematics at the United States Military Academy at West Point.Advertisement
The rectangular method of laying out streets is general, and legislation has been directed against narrow streets and buildings of excessive height.
The Tiergarten, the beautiful west-end park with its thickets of dense undergrowth and winding lanes and lakes has lost somewhat of its sylvan character owing to building encroachments on the north side and the laying out of new rides and drives.
The control exercised by an urban district council over streets and buildings is to a very large extent exercised through by-laws which they are empowered to make for various purposes relating to the laying out and formation of new streets, the erection and construction of new buildings, the provision of sufficient air-space about buildings to secure a free circulation of air, and the provision of suitable and sufficient sanitary conveniences.
In 1844 he began his independent career as an engineer, and from the first was largely employed, more particularly in laying out the small railway systems which eventually were amalgamated under the title of the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire.
The whole aspect of the city has been changed by the construction of handsome public buildings, the laying-out of parks and the widening of the streets.Advertisement
Chemnitz is in general well built, the enormous development of its industry and commerce having of late years led to the laying out of many fine streets and to the embellishing of the town with handsome buildings.
The man in the corner took that as in invitation to approach, and she moved behind the table her father used for laying out pieces of disassembled weapons in the center of the armory.
This site offered the monks greater scope for the laying out of a monastic precinct on a large scale.
After the destruction of the city of London Wren was employed to make designs for rebuilding its fifty burnt churches, and he also prepared a scheme for laying out the whole city on a new plan, with a series of wide streets radiating from a central space.
In laying out the approaches and station yard of a passenger station ample width and space should be provided, with welldefined means of ingress and egress to facilitate the Passenger ci rculation of vehicles and with a long setting-down stations.Advertisement
He spent nearly all his life in Upsala, building anatomical laboratories, conducting musical concerts, laying out botanical gardens, arranging medical lecture rooms - in a word, expending ceaseless energy on the practical improvement of the university.
You take everything so to heart, said Pierre, and began laying out his cards for patience.
This is because you want to be able to inspect that Georgian desk before laying out thousands of dollars for it.
If laying out your living room furniture seems intimidating, take basic measurements of the room and your furniture and lay it all out on graph paper.
In other words, if you begin laying out a floor at one entrance but end up needing only half the width of a plank for the opposite entrance, you've got an appearance problem.
Make a sketch of how you plan on laying out the installation.
While you're laying out the tiles the extra lines will help you keep the design straight.
Designing and laying out your own floor can save you a lot of money, but be aware that it is not a simple task.
Check the instructions that came with the tiles for recommendations; there may be a recommended "grain" for laying out the tile in a specific direction marked with arrows.
For example, instead of just laying out your preschoolers clothing, ask her if she wants to wear the red shirt or the blue one.
But stay away from fabrics with plaid, one-way or diagonal prints as they can be tricky to match when laying out the pattern.
Most retailers begin laying out their hot summer looks in April and May, even though most of us haven't taken our vacation yet.
This style of bikini is done in a sheer fabric that is great for tanning and laying out poolside or at the beach.
For instance, if you go tanning or enjoy laying out in your back yard, wearing a micro bikini will enable you to get a fully tanned look without baring all.
There are no rules for the type of spread a reader should use, and laying out more cards does not always mean a more detailed and accurate reading.
From selecting your deck to correctly laying out the Celtic Cross spread, this article will help you get started with your tarot cards.
An example is a visual chart showing a bead being strung on a thread, and then laying out the ten beads that the student should thread.
A bead board is a tool that features channels for laying out the components of a necklace design.
From a brightly patterned kimono to an elegant bridal white dressing gown, you can achieve the feel of sensual decadence without laying out a fortune.
This way, you can just focus on your guests instead of worrying about planning and laying out meals, or serving drinks.
Instead it is more of a "descriptive" language, laying out first a framework for the web browser to interpret and then defining the elements within that framework as well as their appearance.