Length sentence examples

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  • His canines were four times the length of hers.

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  • in length, with a basal girth of 24 in.

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  • To what length can the human lifespan be extended?

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  • She walked the length of the wing and felt the feeling fade a little.

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  • At length, others of the servants heard him, and were entranced by his wonderful song.

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  • At length he heard the sound of a soft knock on his door.

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  • His gaze traveled the length of the glowing forest to the walls and settled in the direction of the magic Springs.

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  • My physical limitations are forgotten--my world lies upward, the length and the breadth and the sweep of the heavens are mine!

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  • You may die in your bed or God may spare you in a battle, replied Marya Dmitrievna's deep voice, which easily carried the whole length of the table.

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  • At length every jar and vase was cracked or broken, and the precious stones they contained were melting, too, and running in little streams over the trees and bushes of the forest.

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  • The tongue is remarkable for its great length, measuring about 17 in.

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  • He held her at arm's length, forcing himself out of the cloud of desire tormenting him.

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  • A wide porch stretched the length of the building, and above it were two balconies with black wrought iron banisters that curved out gracefully.

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  • He gathered together a band of supporters, plans were drawn up, and at length all was ready for the rising.

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  • The length of her body was strikingly out of proportion to her short legs.

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  • Showering and dressing in jeans and a waist length blouse, she was in the Kitchen by the time Katie got up.

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  • Katie sought an entrance into the palatial estate, not seeing one along this side.  She ran alongside the marble structure.  It was well over quarter mile in length.  Toby pulled away from her suddenly, and she stopped so fast, she tripped.

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  • The bullet hole hadn't been visible at first due to Wassermann's long hair, the condition of the body, and the length of time in the water.

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  • She relaxed, leaning into his kiss – enjoying the full length of his body against hers.

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  • 38 in., weighing 102 lb; while a second, of which the length is 7 ft.

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  • His eyes were white then black then changed from every color in between, his brown hair of medium length and wavy, ruffled by the sea breeze.

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  • "Mamma!" rang out the clear contralto notes of her childish voice, audible the whole length of the table.

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  • Darian rubbed his face, his fingers running the length of where the deepest and most knotted scar had been.

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  • But at length they came unexpectedly upon a huge rock that shut off the passage and blocked them from proceeding a single step farther.

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  • Most queries were answered in monosyllables except the last, which Dean put off by explaining they'd discuss the bones at length in the morning.

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  • When the majority shall at length vote for the abolition of slavery, it will be because they are indifferent to slavery, or because there is but little slavery left to be abolished by their vote.

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  • At length the chief of the band called to Otanes and said, "Young fellow, have you anything worth taking?"

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  • The helmet was cracked down the entire length of the left side.

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  • As she did every day, she wriggled out onto it and crept the length of the ledge to the neighboring window.

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  • At length, in the war of 1812, her dwelling was set on fire by English soldiers, prisoners on parole, when she was away, and her cat and dog and hens were all burned up together.

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  • He went along the whole length of this passage to the stairs and, frowning and rubbing his forehead with both hands, went down as far as the first landing.

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  • in length and extends S.E.

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  • They were so familiar that at length one alighted on an armful of wood which I was carrying in, and pecked at the sticks without fear.

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  • In proportion as the mouth of the cove was wider compared with its length, the water over the bar was deeper compared with that in the basin.

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  • At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.

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  • The faintest assured objection which one healthy man feels will at length prevail over the arguments and customs of mankind.

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  • He moved to the bed and lowered her onto her back, pressing her soft shape flat with the full length of his body.

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  • At length the old hound burst into view with muzzle to the ground, and snapping the air as if possessed, and ran directly to the rock; but, spying the dead fox, she suddenly ceased her hounding as if struck dumb with amazement, and walked round and round him in silence; and one by one her pups arrived, and, like their mother, were sobered into silence by the mystery.

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  • The dress was full length, rather plain, with a high collar.

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  • The two bikers had started down a slight but long downhill, less than a bike length apart, picking up speed as they rolled along.

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  • Cynthia just shook her head, not answering, until Dean held her at arm's length and insisted on a response.

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  • Not only was he miffed at Weller's attitude, but at the short length of his own fuse.

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  • Dean was within ten miles of Parkside before he noticed a blue Ford that had stayed behind him for an unusual length of time.

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  • Among other characteristics of these animals may be noticed the great length of the neck and limbs, the complete absence of lateral toes and the long and tufted tail.

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  • At length the wind rose, the mist increased, and the waves began to run, and the perch leaped much higher than before, half out of water, a hundred black points, three inches long, at once above the surface.

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  • Reviewing his impressions of the recent battle, picturing pleasantly to himself the impression his news of a victory would create, or recalling the send-off given him by the commander-in-chief and his fellow officers, Prince Andrew was galloping along in a post chaise enjoying the feelings of a man who has at length begun to attain a long-desired happiness.

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  • These are, however, by no means the heaviest - one, whose length is 7 ft.

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  • It has a total length of 37 in., of which 22 are taken up by the tail.

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  • "Those are fingers," he said, observing the length and shape of the marks.

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  • Exact information in regard to the period of gestation of the female is still lacking, the length of the period being given from eighteen to twenty-two months by different authorities.

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  • He swung the ax once more, now only half a body length away.

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  • He remembered how carefully and at what length everything relating to form and procedure was discussed at those meetings, and how sedulously and promptly all that related to the gist of the business was evaded.

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  • Regardless of the length of your trip, be sure to check out one or all of the area's child-friendly restaurants.

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  • At length the hostility of the princes was overcome, and in December 1282 Rudolph invested his sons Albert and Rudolph with the duchies of Austria and Styria at Augsburg, and so laid the foundations of the greatness of the house of Habsburg.

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  • At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.

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  • They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.

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  • He had no idea of the depth of the gorge or the length of the rope, but he prayed it was sufficient.

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  • The ice in the pond at length begins to be honeycombed, and I can set my heel in it as I walk.

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  • I pumped my fellow-prisoner as dry as I could, for fear I should never see him again; but at length he showed me which was my bed, and left me to blow out the lamp.

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  • from its source, it joins the Danube, which river down to that point it equals in length and far exceeds in volume of water.

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  • in length by 4 in width, it consists of a series of precipitous rocks rudely piled into irregular blocks and pinnacles, and strongly contrasting with a rich vegetation.

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  • As Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle once observed, "Man seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebels against anything that does not deserve rebelling against."

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  • The present was my next experiment of this kind, which I purpose to describe more at length, for convenience putting the experience of two years into one.

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  • She found herself remembering what his body looked like when he stripped down to spar with her, how the muscular length of him felt against her own body when they were locked in combat.

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  • A ventral vessel occurs on the anterior side of the metasome and forms a loop extending down the entire length of the stalk, while a " heart " projects into the cavity of the pericardium, probably connected on the ventral side of the notochord with the ventral vessel, and on its dorsal side with the dorsal vessel.

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  • Dean fidgeted in his seat, an arm's length from the door and half an arm length from a light switch.

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  • We can defend ourselves at length.

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  • Its length from N.

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  • At length you slowly raise, pulling hand over hand, some horned pout squeaking and squirming to the upper air.

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  • They waited in silence while he skinned the fox, then followed the brush a while, and at length turned off into the woods again.

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  • At length Dron, the village Elder, entered the room and with a deep bow to Princess Mary came to a halt by the doorpost.

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  • 5 a curves somewhat forward and again divides at least once; while the hind prong is of great length undivided, and directed backwards in a manner found in no other deer.

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  • As regards general form, the most distinctive feature is the great relative length of the tail, which reaches the hocks, and is donkey-like rather than deer-like in form.

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  • He held the pistol in his right hand at arm's length, apparently afraid of shooting himself with it.

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  • Its greatest length is about 15 m.

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  • The total length of these railways in Bukhara was about 400 m.

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  • Hildebrand, now pope as Gregory VII., next summoned him to Rome, and, in a synod held there in 1078, tried once more to obtain a declaration of his orthodoxy by means of a confession of faith drawn up in general terms; but even this strong-minded and strong-willed pontiff was at length forced to yield to the demands of the multitude and its leaders; and in another synod at Rome (1079), finding that he was only endangering his own position and reputation, he turned unexpectedly upon Berengar and commanded him to confess that he had erred in not teaching a change as to substantial reality of the sacramental bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ.

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  • About half of the varieties of forest trees in the United States are found, and 1 Almost everywhere limestone is the underlying rock, but siliceous sands, brought out by the Atlantic rivers to the N.E., are carried the whole length of the Florida coast by marine action.

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  • Campbell's Historical Sketches of Colonial Florida (Cleveland, 1892), which treats at length of the history of Pensacola; H.

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  • 1000), the total length of which must have been about 650 ft.

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  • Thanks to our friend and helper, our world lies upward; the length and breadth and sweep of the heavens are ours!

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  • A good trick is to compare it to something with a known length that is near the snake.

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  • Willie's testicles were in the same shape as his brother's and he'd been dead about the same length of time.

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  • Dean moved behind a post, trying to get what little privacy the squad room and the length of his phone cord allowed.

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  • The length of the island is about 45 m.

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  • Its greatest length is 2400 m.

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  • Along the full length of the eastern coast extends a succession of mountain chains.

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  • in length unpierced by any streams, large or small, but west of the bight, towards Cape Leeuwin, some small rivers enter the sea.

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  • Earth movements are still taking place both along Bass Strait and the Great Valley of South Australia, and apparently along the whole length of tht southern coast of Australia.

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  • The great crocodile of Queensland has been known to attain a length of 30 ft.; there is a smaller one about 6 ft.

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  • in length to be met with in the shallow lagoons of the interior of the Northern Territory.

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  • The monitor, or forktongued lizard, which burrows in the earth, climbs and swims, is said to grow to a length of 8 to 9 f t.

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  • These great reptiles may attain a length of To ft.; they feed on small animals which they crush to death in their folds.

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  • Excluding coal lines and other lines not open to general traffic, the length of railways in private hands is only 382 m.

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  • The length of telegraph lines in use is 46,300 m., and the length of wire nearly three times that distance.

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  • At length one of the midshipmen suggested the device of " fothering," which he had seen practised in the West Indies.

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  • The men who had thus abandoned the depot rejoined the main body of the expedition under Wright, who at length moved to Cooper's Creek, and, incredible to relate, neglected to search for the missing explorers.

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  • The only river with traffic of commercial importance is Otter Creek, flowing northwards into the southern part of Lake Champlain and having a navigable length of 8 m.

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  • in length, from the eastern jetty of the old, harbour.

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  • The fibre has increased in length from about z4 to 22 in., and the plants have at the same time been increased in productiveness.

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  • Its greatest length S.W.

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  • in length and the tail but little less.

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  • Giraffes are inhabitants of open country, and owing to their length of neck and long flexible tongues are enabled to browse on tall trees, mimosas being favourites.

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  • in length, and weighs 771lb, the other being somewhat smaller.

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  • At length, in the beginning of May, with the help of some of my acquaintances, rather to improve so good an occasion for neighborliness than from any necessity, I set up the frame of my house.

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  • Use one rope if the rappel is less than half the length of your rope.

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  • Such a rule of the two diameters not only guides us toward the sun in the system and the heart in man, but draws lines through the length and breadth of the aggregate of a man's particular daily behaviors and waves of life into his coves and inlets, and where they intersect will be the height or depth of his character.

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  • He looked it over and commented on the sturdy quality and length.

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  • Jackson held her at arm's length.

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  • This loss is proportional to the length of the wire.

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  • It has more than one advantage over the meadow mushroom in its extreme commonness, its profuse growth, the length of the season in which it may be gathered, the total absence of varietal forms, its adaptability for being dried and preserved for years, and its persistent delicious taste.

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  • The Baltimore & Ohio railway leads in trackage: it enters the state with several lines at its northern end; its main line crosses this portion of the state from east to west, striking the Ohio at Parkersburg, and one of its lines (Ohio River railway) extends nearly the length of the state from Wheeling in the north through Parkersburg to Kenova in the south.

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  • The length of the legislative session is forty-five days, but it may be extended by a vote of two-thirds of the members elected to each house.

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  • A law enacted in 1908 requires that children between eight and fifteen years of age shall attend school twenty-four weeks each year, provided the public school in their district is in session that length of time.

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  • or 40 poles, which was the usually accepted length of the furlong.

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  • This is also the length of $th of the statute mile.

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  • It may be assigned to 25 B.C. The dates of the publication of the rest are uncertain, but none of them was published before 24 B.C., and the, last not before 16 B.C. The unusual length of the second one (1402 lines) has led Lachmann and other critics to suppose that it originally consisted of two books, and they have placed the beginning of the third book at ii.

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  • At length the turning point in his career came in the shape of an invitation for him and his father to accompany Captain Cook in his third voyage round the world.

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  • It has a length of 52 m., and an average width of 1 2 m.

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  • 1 and 2 Docks, with a total length of about 525 ft.

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  • 4, or the Hamilton Dock, was completed in 1891, having a length on floor of 520 ft., a width of entrance of 94 ft.

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  • The eyepiece ab consists of two plano-convex lenses a, b, of nearly the same focal length, and with the two convex sides facing each other.

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  • They are placed at a distance apart less than the focal length of a, so that the wires of the micrometer, which must be distinctly seen, are beyond b.

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  • The slides are accurately fitted so as to have no sensible lateral shake, but yet so as to move easily in the direction of the greatest length of the micrometer box.

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  • The means for changing the length of the tube and the distance of C from the scale are omitted in the figure.

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  • be moved at right angles to its greatest length by the screw G.

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  • The length from Cape Teulada in the S.W.

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  • in length, the highest point of which, the Punta della Scomunica, is 1339 ft.

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  • or less in height and width, with the sides slightly inclined towards one another, and from 30 to 40 ft., or even more, in length; the sides are composed sometimes of slabs, sometimes of rough walling, while the roof is composed of flat slabs; and the bodies were probably disposed in a sitting position.

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  • in length, thickly crowded with forking branches and opposite leaves, which are about 2 in.

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  • in length, stretching along the river side, are the buildings erected in the time of Charles II.

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  • At length, however, his friends succeeded in reconciling him with Henry, and, after serving the king in Normandy, he was recalled to England, which he entered early in 1121.

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  • less in length,which runs first N.

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  • In course of time the star, with its expansive force diminished, suffers encroachments from the neighbouring vortices, and at length they catch it up. If the ' Princip. part ii.

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  • in length by 384 ft.

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  • His eyes were small and restless, his nose hooked, he had a beard and moustaches of imposing length.

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  • in length) is a fine bridge over the Ariminus (mod.

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  • Ellis used this indication to have an organ pipe made which with one-sixteenth diameter and a wind-pressure of 34 in., at one-fourth Schlick's length, gave f' 301.6, from which he derived a just major third of a' 377, which would compare very well with an old Greek a'.

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  • and has an extreme breadth and length of 120 and 210 m.

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  • The total length of the river is estimated at 2860 m.

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  • The human flea is considerably exceeded in size by certain other species found upon much smaller hosts; thus the European Hystrichopsylla talpae, a parasite of the mole, shrew and other small mammals, attains a length of 5z millimetres; another large species infests the Indian porcupine.

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  • 4 2 seq.), to the kingly priesthood of Jesus, as that idea is worked out at length in the Epistle to the Hebrews.

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  • long would expand or increase in length when heated to this temperature about I 1 in.

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  • With cast iron pipe this cannot be done, and no length of piping over 40 ft.

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  • One end of each pipe is plain, so that it may be cut to any desired length; pipes with shaped ends obviously must be obtained in the exact lengths required.

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  • When the conclusions thus reached by many independent investigators were at length reduced to a system by Calvin, in his famous Institutio, it became the definite ideal of church government for all the Reformed, in contradistinction to the Lutheran, churches.

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  • The wing-quills are brownish black, banded with mottled white, and those of the tail, except the middle pair, which are wholly greyish brown, are banded with mottled white at the base and the tip, but dark brown for the rest of their length.

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  • In 1902 the total length of wires strung was 28,125 m.; in 1906 it had been increased to 34,080 m.

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  • From Corpus Christi, Mendoza sent out various bodies to explore the interior in the direction of Peru, but without much success, and at length, thoroughly discouraged and broken in health, he abandoned his enterprise, and returned to Spain in 1537.

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  • The continual encroachments of the Portuguese at length led the Spanish government to take the important step of making Buenos Aires the seat of a viceroyalty with jurisdiction over the territories of the present republics of Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and the Argentine Confederation (1776).

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  • Subsidiary clubs affiliated to the central administration were formed throughout the length and breadth of the coilntry, and millions of leaflets and pamphlets were distributed broadcast to explain the importance of the movement.

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  • in length, of which canals cover 3031 m., are also classed under la grande voirie; they are the property of the state, and for the most part are free of tolls.

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  • In point of length the following are the principal canals:

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  • The realization of the fact that the value to France of her colonies was mainly commercial, led at length to the abandonment of the attempt to impose on a great number of diverse peoples—some possessing (as in Indo-China and parts of West Africa) ancient and highly complex civilizations—French laws, habits of mind, tastes and manners.

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  • direction for a length of 2000 Oscan ft.

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  • Their length is nearly equal to that of the longest pair of the ordinary form hitherto recorded, while the tip-to-tip interval is nearly double that of any other known specimen.

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  • It may open either forward or backwards; and although present in the great majority of the species, and enclosing the teats, it may, as in many of the opossums, be completely absent, when the teats extend in two rows along the whole length of the under-surface of the body.

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  • In the case of the great grey kangaroo, for instance, the period of gestation is less than forty days, and the newly-born embryo, which is blind, naked, and unable to use its bud-like limbs, is little more than an inch in length.

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  • Tail of moderate length, thick at the base and tapering towards the apex, clothed with short hair_ First hind toe (including the metacarpal bone) absent.

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  • Hind feet with one or two phalanges, in the first toe forming a distinct tubercle visible externally; the second and third toes very slender, of equal length, joined as far From Gould.

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  • as the terminal phalange, but with distinct claws; the fifth intermediate in length between these and the largely developed fourth toe.

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  • Limbs very slender; posterior nearly twice the length of the anterior.

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  • Fore feet with the functional toes reduced to two, the second and third, of equal length, with closely united metacarpals and short, sharp, slightly curved, compressed claws.

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  • Hind-feet with a very short nailless first toe, the second, third and fourth toes partially united by integument, of nearly equal length, the fifth distinct and rather shorter; all four with long and curved nails.

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  • It has a length of 295 m.

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  • Thus he came at length to stand on the verge of the Indian Ocean; " gazing upon it," a writer has said, " with as much delight as Balboa, when he crossed the Isthmus of Darien from the Atlantic to the Pacific."

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  • A line drawn diagonally down the centre from the isthmus of Kra to Cape Romania (Ramunya) gives the extreme length at about 750 miles.

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  • The west coast throughout its whole length is covered to a depth of some miles with mangrove swamps, with only a few isolated stretches of sandy beach, the dim foliage of the mangroves and the hideous mud flats presenting a depressing spectacle.

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  • for two-thirds the length of the state the range is only slightly broken, but farther N.

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  • in length, probably follow the ancient line, which was razed to the ground by Totila in A.D.

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  • in length) and an ancient brick arch (called the Arco del Sacramento), while below the town is the Ponte Lebroso, a bridge of the Via Appia over the Sabbato, and along the road to Avellino are remains of thermae.

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  • in length, with very deep lobes at the lower part, but dilated widely at the apex, and there notched.

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  • wicu, Germanic *wikOn, probably = change, turn), the name given to periods of time, varying in length in different parts of the world, but shorter than a "month."

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  • The month may be divided in two ways: a fractional part may be taken (decad or pentad), as in East Africa or Ancient Egypt (moon-week), or the week may be settled without regard to the length of the month (market-week, &c.).

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  • That the recurrence of the market determined the length of the week seems clear from the Wajagga custom of naming the days after the markets they visit, as well as from the fact that on the Congo the word for week is the same as the word for market.

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  • KABUL RIVER, a river of Afghanistan, 300 main length.

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  • It is not uncommon for its entries to be five to ten times the length of other encyclopedias.

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  • in length (I° 14' E.

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  • From the coast northward the extreme length is 350 m.

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  • in length are not scarce.

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  • thick, and of irregular length, generally about 3 ft., probably formed and dried in situ."

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  • Unfortunately, when Dr Robinson first designed his anemometer, he stated that no matter what the size:of the cups or the length of the arms, the cups always moved with one-third of the velocity of the wind.

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  • I), varying in length from a few lines up to several feet.

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  • Beneath the epidermis is a longitudinal layer of muscle-fibres which are separated into four distinct groups by the dorsal, ventral and lateral areas; these are occupied by a continuation of the epidermic layer; in the lateral areas run two thin-walled tubes with clear contents, which unite in the anterior part of the body and open by a pore situated on the ventral surface usually about a quarter or a third of the body length from the anterior end.

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  • The adult worm in the female sometimes reaches a length of 6 ft.

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  • The adult worm, which is of extremely minute size, the male being only Fi l sth and the female s of an inch in length inhabits the alimentary canal of man and many other carnivorous mammalia; the young bore their way into the tissues and become encysted in the muscles - within the muscle-bundles according to Leuckart, but in the connective tissue between them according to Chatin and others.

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  • immitis, Xi, removed from the heart to show its length.

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  • This latter gives the ratio of the length of the working periods to the whole time; e.g.

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  • The speed of these two motions depends much on the length of the span and of the longitudinal run, and on the nature of the work to be done; in certain cases, e.g.

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  • The same effect can be produced by shortening the back leg by a screw placed in the direction of its length.

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  • and varying in length from 24 to 48 ins., the 24 and 33 in.

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  • A sufficient length of cable to reach the shore or the cable-house is paid overboard and coiled on a raft or rafts, or on the deck of a steam-launch, in order to be connected with the shore.

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  • The length paid out and the rate of paying out are obtained approximately from the number of turns made by the drum P and its rate of turning.

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  • Whilst it is being paid out the portion between the surface of the water and the bottom of the sea lies along a straight line, the component of the weight at right angles to its length being supported by the frictional resistance to sinking in the water.

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  • The factors Af (u-v cos i) and Bf (v sin i) give the frictional resistance to sinking, per unit length of the cable, in the direction of the length and transverse to the length respectively.

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  • It was not, however, a sufficiently perfect representation of a laid cable to serve for duplexing cables of more than a few hundred miles in length.

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  • The actual number of sets of apparatus it was possible to work multiplex depended upon the length of the line, for if the latter were long, retardation effects modified the working conditions.

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  • It was found impossible to make the Morse ink writer so sensitive that it could record signals sent over land lines of several hundred miles in length, if the speed of transmission was very much faster than that which could be effected by hand, and this led to the adoption of automatic methods of transmission.

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  • Screw adjustments are provided for closing or opening the air gap between the electromagnets and armatures, for raising or lowering the siphon, and for adjusting the point of the siphon to the centre or side of the paper strip. The received signals are recorded on the paper strip in an undulating continuous line of ink, and are distinguished by the length of deviation from zero.

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  • After a very short interval of time, the length of which depends on the inductive retardation of the cable, the condensers corresponding to C 1 and C3 at the other end begin to be charged from the cable, and since the charge of C3 passes through the receiving instrument I or G the signal is recorded.

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  • All cables of any great length are worked by reverse currents.

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  • The action of this bridge resembles the magnetic shunt in its effect on the received signals, as the direction of the winding is the same throughout its length, and thus the full inductive action is produced for curbing purposes.

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  • In 1868 the length of electric telegraph lines belonging to the companies was 16,643 m., and of those belonging to the railway companies 4872 m., or a total of 21,515.

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  • The submarine cables of the world now have a length exceeding 200,000 nautical miles, and most of them have been manuf actured on the Thames.

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  • in length and parallel to each other.

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  • in length was erected along the Skerries, and on the mainland one of 31 m.

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  • The magnetic and electric forces are directed alternately in one direction and the other, and at distances which are called multiples of a wave length the force is in the same direction at the same time, but in the case of damped waves h.as not quite the same intensity.

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  • When electric waves fell on the antenna they caused the mercury-steel junction to become conductive during the time they endured, and the siphon recorder therefore to write signals consisting of short or long deflexions of its pen and therefore notches of various length on the ink line drawn on the strip of telegraphic tape.

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  • The oscillations set up in the vertical antenna excited sympathetic ones in the lateral circuit provided this was of the proper length; and the coherer was acted upon by the maximum potential variations possible.

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  • in length by any mirrors which can be practically constructed would be like attempting optical experiments with mirrors one-hundred-thousandth of an inch in diameter.

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  • in length, which it is not, it is essentially based upon the supposition that the damping of the waves is negligible.

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  • He showed that if an antenna were constructed with a short part of its length vertical and the greater part horizontal, the lower end of the vertical part being earthed, and if oscillations were created in it, electric waves were sent out most powerfully in the plane of the antenna and in the direction opposite to that in which the free end pointed.

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  • This helix is presented or held near to the antenna, and the length of it shortened until oscillations of the greatest intensity are produced in the helix as indicated by the use of an indicator of fluorescent paper.

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  • Neither of them seemed to recognize anything as important except pitch and amplitude, and Reis thought the amplitude was to some extent obtained by the varying length of contact in the transmitting instrument.

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  • Both Bell and Gray proposed to do this by introducing a column of liquid into the circuit, the length or the resistance of which could be varied by causing the vibrations of the diaphragm to vary the depth of immersion of a light rod fixed to it and dipping into the liquid.

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  • Pupin showed that by placing inductance coils in circuit, at distances apart of less than half the length of the shortest component wave to be transmitted, a non-uniform conductor could be made approximately equal to a uniform conductor.

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  • The length of underground pipes which had been laid in the metropolitan area for telephone purposes was 2030 m.

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  • In the terrestrial type a pair of well-developed wings traverse the length of the pitcher; in the tubular or funnelshaped form the wings are narrow or ridge-like.

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  • It has a few miles of Atlantic coast-line on the N., and the Rio Parnahyba forms the boundary line with Maranhao throughout its entire length.

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  • Its greatest length in a straight line along the mainland is from N.W.

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  • long by 10 broad; while the Lago Maggiore, notwithstanding its name, though considerably exceeding it in length (37 m.), falls materially below it in superficial extent.

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  • The three great islands of Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica are closely connected with Italy, both by geographical position and community of language, but they are considered at length in separate articles.

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  • The Calabrian Alps, the less rocky sides of the Apulian Murgie and the whole length of the Apennines are covered at different heights, according to their situation.

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  • The vine is cultivated throughout the length and breadth of Italy, but while in some of the districts of the south and centre it occupies from 10 to 20% of the cultivated area, in some of the northern provinces, such as Sondrio, Belluno, Grosseto, &c., the average is only about I or 2% The methods of cultivation are varied; but the planting of the vines by themselves in long rows of insignificant bushes is the exception.

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  • while in 1901 the total length was 9317 rn.

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  • In July 1905 all the principal lines, which had been constructed by the state, but had been since 1885 let out to three companies (Mediterranean, Adriatic, Sicilian), were taken over by the state; their length amounted in 1901 to 6147 m., and in f 907 to 8422 m.

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  • The total length, including the Sardinian railways, was 10,368 m.

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  • in length), the Simplon line (tunnel II m.

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  • in length) from Domodossola to Brigue, the St Gotthard from Milan to Chiasso (the tunnel is entirely in Swiss territory), the Brenner from Verona to Trent, the line from Udine to Tarvis and the line from Venice to Triest by the Adriatic coast.

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  • The insufficiency of rolling stock, and especially of goods wagons, is mainly caused by delays in handling traffic consequent on this or other causes, among which may be mentioned the great length ofthe single lines south of Rome.

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  • Between 1875, when the first lila was opened, and 1901, the length of the lines grew to 1890 m.

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  • Navigable canals had in 1886 a total length of abput 655 m.; they are principally situated in Piedmont, Lombardy and Venetia, and are thus practically confined to the P0 basin.

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  • The total length of navigable rivers is 967 m.

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  • In fact, the conventionf were only voted by a majority of twenty-three votes after the government had undertaken to increase the length of new statebuilt lines from 1500 to 2500 kilometres.

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  • Its greater length, however, still more the exceptional circumstances attending its birth, gave to it a position absolutely unique in the minds of later generations of Englishmen.

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  • The extreme length of the Andaman group is 219 m.

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  • The manubrium is absent altogether in the fresh-water medusa Limnocnida, in which the diameter of the mouth exceeds half that of the umbrella; on the other hand, the manubrium may attain a great length, owing to the centre of the sub-umbrella with the stomach being drawn into it, as it were, to form a long proboscis, as in Geryonia.

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  • The whole question has, however, been argued at length by W.

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  • In fact, while holding firmly by the former, Bonnet more or less modified the latter in his later writings, and, at length, he admits that a " germ " need not be an actual miniature of the organism, hut that it may be merely an " original preformation " capable of producing the latter.4 But, thus defined, the germ is neither more nor less than the "particula genitalis" of Aristotle, or the "primordium vegetale" or " ovum " of Harvey; and the " evolution " of such a germ would not be distinguishable from " epigenesis."

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  • The appeal was heard at great length, in a synod of 703 under John VI., deputies from the archbishop of Canterbury being present.

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  • In the members of the typical genus Lemur, as well as in the allied Hapalemur and Lepidolemur, none of the toes or fingers are connected by webs, and all have the hind-limbs of moderate length, and the tail long.

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  • The species of the genus Lemur are diurnal, and may be recognized by the length of the muzzle, and the large tufted ears.

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  • The length of the Tetuaroa reef ring is about six miles; it bears twelve palm-covered islets, of which several are inhabited, and has one narrow boat-passage leading into the lagoon.

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  • in length, planted beside a stream, formed in twelve years trunks io in.

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  • The tail varies much in length and shape according to the species; sometimes it is rounded at the end, sometimes more or less acutely pointed, or even terminating in a filament.

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  • Among European forms, some tadpoles of Pelobates attain a length of seven inches, the body being of the size of a hen's egg.

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  • The latter are often swollen at the ends, so that the cross-wall separating two successive cells has a larger surface than if the cells were of uniform width along their entire length.

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  • These branch, and may be packed or interwoven to form a very solid structure; but each grows in length independently of the others and retains its own individuality, though its growth in those types with a definite external form is of course correlated with that of its neighbors and is subject to the laws governing the general form of the body.

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  • These are elongated in the direction of the length of the leaf, are always poor in chlorophyll and form a channel for conducting the products of assimilation away from the leaf into the stem.

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  • The thin-walled spiral or annular tracheae of the protoxylem allow of longitudinal stretching brought about by the active growth in length of the neighboring living parenchymatous cells of a growing organ.

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  • Hence such tracheae are only laid down in organs whose growth in length has ceased.

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  • Further growth in length of the stem is thenceforward confined to the apical growing point situated between the cotyledons.

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  • One of these hairs can be seen to be penetrated at a particular spot, and the entering body is then found to grow along the length of the hair till it reaches the cortex of the root.

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  • Here it is that the actual extension in length of the root takes place, and the cells reach the maximum point of the grand period.

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  • The same order of events may be ascertained to take place in the stem; but in this region it is complicated by the occurrence of nodes and internodes, growth in length being confined to the latter, many of which may be growing simultaneously.

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  • The cortical tissues gradually shrink and dry up, turning brown and black in patches or all over, and when at length the cambium and medullary ray tissues dry up the whole twig dies off.

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  • If on each occasion he himself made the observations his voyage must have extended over six years; but it is not impossible that he ascertained the approximate length of the longest day in some cases by questioning the natives.

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  • At length the long period of barbarism which accompanied and followed the fall of the Roman empire drew to a close in Europe.

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  • Academy as part of an investigation with the object of ascertaining the length of the degree near the equator and near the pole respectively so as to determine the figure of the earth.

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  • The arc measured was 3° 7' 3" in length; and the work consisted of two measured bases connected by a series of triangles, one north and the other south of the equator, on the meridian of Quito.

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  • Captain Peter Dillon at length ascertained, in 1828, that the ships of La Perouse had been wrecked on the island of Vanikoro during a hurricane.

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  • He started once more in December 1771, and at length reached the Coppermine river, which he surveyed to its mouth, but his observations are unreliable.

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  • The measurement of a coast-line is difficult, because the length will necessarily be greater when measured on a largescale map where minute irregularities can be taken into account.

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  • An elevation of great extent which rises at a very gentle angle from a surrounding depression is termed a " rise," one which is relatively narrow and steep-sided a " ridge," and one which is approximately equal in length and breadth but steep-sided a " plateau," whether it springs direct from a depression or from a rise.

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  • The scarp or steeply inclined slope; this is necessarily of small extent except in the direction of its length.

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  • The valley, composed of two lateral parallel slopes inclined towards a narrow strip of plain at a lower level which itself slopes downwards in the direction of its length.

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  • Its length is about 400 m., but owing to the heavy rainfall of this region it discharges no less than 175,000 cub.

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  • in length by about 4 m.

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  • The scope of the anatomical part of the following article is a general account of the structure of birds (A y es) in so far as they, as a class, differ from other vertebrates, notably reptiles and mammals, whilst features especially characteristic, peculiar or unique, have been dwelt upon at greater length so far as space permitted.

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  • The first metacarpal is short and fuses throughout its length with the second.

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  • There is only one right and one left lobe, each traversed through its whole length by a mesobronchium, whence arise about ten secondary bronchia; these send off radially arranged parabronchia, which end blindly near the surface.

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  • in length and scarcely one line in width to more than 2 ft.

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  • in length and z in.

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  • In its simplest form it consists of a tube about twelve inches long containing two glass plates, extending along its whole length and inclined at an angle of 60°.

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  • The northern face of the mountain, overlooking Table Bay, extends like a great wall some two miles in length, and rises precipitously to a height of over 3500 ft.

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  • The levels are connected by flights of steps, and are composed of a labyrinth of chambers and passages, whose length aggregates over 65 m.

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  • The length of the mines from E.

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  • The length of the Frat is about 275 m.; of the Murad, 415 m.; and of the Euphrates from the junction to Samsat, 115 m.

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  • The length of the Euphrates from its source at Diadin to the sea is about 1800 m., and its fall during the last 1 zoo m.

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  • The term is thus applied to a metal bar, slender in proportion to its length, used as a tie, brace or connecting shaft between different parts, of a machine.

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  • or 162 ft.; this length is also named a pole or perch, the origin of the.

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  • in length and 1 m.

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  • His extravagances and success at length brought down upon him the hand of the law.

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  • focal length was erected, and is still the principal instrument of its class at the observatory.

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  • The railways had a length of 1380 m.

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  • The portion nearest the log-ship is known as the "stray line"; its length varies from ro to 20 fathoms, but should be sufficient to ensure that the log-ship shall be outside the disturbing element of the ship's wake.

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  • 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.

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  • in length, actuating a universal joint on the first spindle of the register; it consisted of an air-tight thin metal tube with a coned fore-end, carrying flat metal vanes set at an angle.

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  • The outline of the state is that of a roughly-shaped wedge with the thin edge extending northward between and up to the junction of the rivers Araguaya and Upper Tocantins, and its length is nearly 15° of latitude.

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  • The St Paul, though inferior to the Cavalla in length, is a large river with a considerable volume of water.

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  • The Sino river rises in the Niete mountains and brings down a great volume of water to the sea, though it is not a river of considerable length.

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  • crenulata, has leaves of a smooth leathery texture, oblongovate in shape, from an inch to an inch and a half in length, with serrulate or crenulate margins, on which as well as on the under side are conspicuous oil-glands.

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  • in length, and its greatest breadth is 50 m.

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  • The stomach is beset throughout its length with numerous small, finger-like caecal tubes.

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  • At this fold the median nervure stops and is joined by a cross nervure to the radial, which can be distinguished throughout its length from the subcostal.

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  • The carabid larva is an active well-armoured grub with the legs and cerci variable in length.

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  • The feelers are usually longer in the male than in the female, exceeding in some cases by many times the length of the body.

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  • 39) have jointed, flexible palps, feelers - often of excessive length - with a short basal segment, and the three terminal segments forming a club, and, in some genera, larvae with legs.

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  • The total length of the frontier line of the Russian empire by land is 2800 m.

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  • A broad belt of hilly tracts - in every respect alpine in character, and displaying the same variety of climate and organic life as alpine tracts usually do - skirts the plateau formation throughout its entire length on the N.

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  • Europe in respect of length, they are far behind them as regards the volumes of water which they discharge.

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  • The latter, although it flows over a great number of rapids, is navigable throughout its length (330 m.); it is connected.

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  • Between 1895 and 1905 the building of railways proceeded at a rapid rate, the total length nearly doubling within the ten years, namely, from 22,600 to 40,500 m.

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  • Each length was thus fastened to a sleeper at one end, while at the other it was socketed into the end of its fellow.

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  • In South Wales again, where in 1811 the railways in connexion with canals, collieries and iron and copper works had a total length of nearly 150 miles, the plate-way was almost universal.

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  • In the article on " Railways " in the Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, published in 1824, it is said: "It will appear that this species of inland carriage [railways] is principally applicable where trade is considerable and the length of conveyance short; and is chiefly useful, therefore, in transporting the mineral produce of the kingdom from the mines to the nearest land or water communication, whether sea, river or canal.

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  • in length, and was in the first instance laid with a single track, passing-places being provided at intervals of a quarter of a mile.

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  • The main line was finished in 1902, except for a length of about 170 m.

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  • So much of the expense of the handling, both of freight and of passengers, was independent of the length of the journey that a mileage rate sufficiently large for short distances was unnecessarily burdensome for long ones, and was bound to destroy long-distance traffic, if the theory were consistently applied.

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  • Under this system each consignment of freight is compelled to pay its share of the terminal expense, independently of distance, plus a mileage charge proportionate to the length of the journey or haul.

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  • In any comparison between British and American records the first point to be borne in mind is the difference in mileage and traffic. The American railways aggregate approximately ten times the length of the British lines; but in train miles the difference is far less.

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  • The length of railways in the republic was 39,963 km.

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  • In Great Britain the curvature is defined by stating the length of the radius, expressed in chains (i chain=66 ft.), in America by stating the angle subtended by a chord ioo ft.

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  • The restoring force exerted by gravity acts in a vertical line from the centre of gravity; and the length of its lever arm is the horizontal distance between this vertical line and the outer rail.

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  • Brunel adopted for the Great Western railway disappeared on the 20th-23rd of May 1892, when the main line from London to Penzance was converted to standard gauge throughout its length.

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  • Typical dimensions for sleepers on important British railways are: - length 9 ft., breadth io in., and depth 5 in.

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  • is the most common length, the breadth being 8 in., and the depth 6 or 7 in.

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  • 13), varying in length (from 20 to 48 in.), in weight and in the number of bolts, which may be four or six.

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  • The increased loading space required in the sheds is obtained by multiplying the number and the length of lines and platforms; sometimes also there are short sidings, cut into the platforms at right angles to the lines, in which wagons are placed by the aid of wagon turn-tables, and sometimes the wagons are dealt with on two floors, being raised or lowered bodily from the ground level by lifts.

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  • or groups of sidings, equal in length at least to the longest train run on the line, branching out from a single main track and often again converging to a single track at the other end; the precise design,..

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  • Also let l be the length of the stroke in feet and let a be the area of one cylinder in square inches, then, assuming two cylinders of equal size, I.H.P. =2 planl550 (8) The I.H.P. at any instant is equal to the total rate at which energy is required to overcome the tractive resistance R.

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  • Aspinall's results are expressed by the formula S 5+ 50.8 12 r„ =2 -}-0 0278,L where r ro is the resistance in pounds per ton, S is the speed in miles per hour, and L is the length of the train in feet measured over the carriage bodies.

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  • In Hungary and Russia a zone-tariff system is in operation, whereby the charge per mile decreases progressively with the length of the journey, the traveller paying according to the number of zones he has passed through and not simply according to the distance traversed.

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  • Later, when increased length became desirable, six wheels with Passenger g g three axles came into use; vehicles of this kind were carria es.

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  • Thus the length of the body was limited, for to increase it involved an increase in the length of the rigid wheel base, which was incompatible with smooth and safe running on curves.

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  • It soon led to an increase in the length of the vehicles; thus in 1885 the Midland railway had four-wheeled bogie third-class carriages, with bodies 43 ft.

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  • This arrangement involves a further increase of length and weight.

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  • of lineal length, and his proportion of the total weight was 5.7 cwt.

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  • Less than 20 years later the lineal length allowed each had increased to nearly 1.4 ft., and the weight to nearly 14 cwt.

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  • of the length and requires over 31 tons of dead weight to be hauled.

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  • wide, which runs their whole length, and each car having communication with those on either side of it, the conductor, and also vendors of books, papers and cigars, are enabled to pass right through the train.

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  • The length is ordinarily about 50 ft., but sometimes 80 or go ft.

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  • Cars of this saloon type have been introduced into England for use on railways which have adopted electric traction, but owing to the narrower loading gauge of British railways it is not usually possible to seat four persons across the width of the car for its whole length, and at the ends the seats have to be placed along the sides of the vehicle.

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  • In British practice the chains consist of three links, and are of such a length that when fully extended there is a space of a few inches between opposing buffers; this slack facilitates the starting of a heavy train, since the engine is able to start the wagons one by one and the weight of the train is not thrown on it all at once.

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  • Intra-urban railways, as compared with ordinary railways, are characterized by shortness of length, great cost per mile, and by a traffic almost exclusively passenger, the burden of which is enormously heavy.

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  • In Berlin, on the Stadtbahn - which for a part of its length traverses private property - masonry arches, or earthen embankments between retaining walls, were substituted for the metallic structure wherever possible.

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  • This method of construction has been used for building other railways in Glasgow and London, and in the latter city alone the " tube railways " of this character have a length of some 40 m.

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  • A straight length of not less than 60 metres for the largest gauge and 40 metres for the smallest must be made between two curves having opposite directions.

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  • in length, the sharpest curves are 30 metres, 35 metres and 40 metres respectively.

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  • 9.5 in.); maximum gradient, I in 50; length of sleepers, 1.70 m.

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  • That he was of short stature is proved by the length of the coffin in which his body is still preserved, less than 5 ft.

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  • in length, and communicates with the Little Belt, and at the junction of the main line of railway from Woyens with three vicinal lines.

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  • They wasted the next few years in the attempt to win Normandy; but Earl Robert of Gloucester, the half-brother of the empress, at length induced her to visit England and raise her standard in the western shires, where his influence was supreme.

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  • in extreme length, with an average width of 40 m., and the smaller, West Falkland, is 80 m.

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  • in length, and half as much in width, and of a thickness corresponding with that of the quartzite ridges on the hills above.

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  • in length, and from 25 to 45 in breadth, though the greatest distance between its northern and southern arms is about 180 m.

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  • This is due to the fact that it for the first time unfolded the true character of Yahweh, implicit in the old Mosaic religion and submerged in the subsequent centuries of Israel's life in Canaan, but now at length made clear and explicit to the mind of the 1 In Isa.

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  • And thus Israel's old prophetic Torah was at length to achieve its victory, for after Jesus came St Paul.

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  • long, and have pale-yellow anthers, bearing tufts of hairs at the apex; the female attain a length in the fruiting stage of 2 to 4 in., with bracts i to 12 in.

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  • in length, is in shape like a small chestnut, and is enclosed in leafy, 3-lobed bracts.

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  • They present great diversities of size, length and thickness of fur, and coloration, although resembling each other in all important structural characters.

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  • He at length became a Franciscan monk of Canterbury.

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  • The earliest remains near the site go ' For a discussion of this question see Kathleen Schlesinger, The Instruments of the Orchestra, part ii., and especially chapters on the cithara in transition during the middle ages, and the question of the origin of the Utrecht Psalter, in which the evolution of the cithara is traced at some length.

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  • His father's library, though large in comparison with that he commanded at Lausanne, contained, he says, " much trash "; but a gradual process of reconstruction transformed it at length into that " numerous and select " library which was " the foundation of his works, and the best comfort of his life both at home and abroad."

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  • in length and only a few inches deep. Such bodies often become nothing but vast sheets of liquid mud, and are called " mud lakes," a term most frequently applied to the sloughs fed by Quinn's river.

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  • Two lateral tunnels were also constructed, making the total length 63 m.

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  • of Tonopah, in what became known as the Manhattan District, and by March 1906 the village of Manhattan was a mile in length and contained 3000 inhabitants.

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  • The length, excluding lesser sinuosities, is about 60 m., Salisbury being 35 m.

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  • The length of the river, excluding minor sinuosities, is about 75 m., the distance from Bradford to Bath being to m., thence to Bristol 12 m., and thence to the mouth 8 m.

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  • At length under Augustus it suddenly rose into importance, when that emperor selected it as the station for his fleet on "the upper sea."

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  • The Ostrogoth collected a fleet and established a severe blockade, which at length caused Odoacer to surrender the city.

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  • Long after the Goths had lost Rome they still clung to Ravenna, till at length, weary of the feebleness of their own king, Vitiges, and struck with admiration of their heroic conqueror, they offered to transfer their allegiance to Belisarius on condition of his assuming the diadem of the Western Empire.

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  • It is a left-bank tributary of the Rhine, into which it falls at Sinzig, rising in the Eifel mountains, and having a total length of 55 m.

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  • avoirdupois); of length, pes (foot: = about 11R in.); of surface, jugerum (= about a acre); of measure, liquid amphora (about 5 5 gal.),, dry modius (about 1 9 - 0 - peck).

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  • It is one of the largest species of the Cyprinid family, attaining to a length of 3 to 5 ft., and sometimes exceeding a weight of 701h.

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  • This first or cold stage of the paroxysm varies much in length; in temperate climates it lasts from one to two hours, while in tropical and subtropical countries it may be shortened.

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  • In the female of Culex the palpi are much shorter than the proboscis; in Anopheles they are of the same length.

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  • For fully three-fourths of its length Loch Shiel has a south-westerly direction, but at Eilean Fhianain (Finnan's Island) it strikes towards the west.

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  • When at length Solomon died the opportunity was at once seized to request from his son Rehoboam a more generous treatment.

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  • However, Baasha at length seized Ramah about five miles north of Jerusalem, and the very existence of Judah was threatened.

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  • When at length Tiglathpileser died, in 7 27, the slumbering revolt became general; Israel refused the usual tribute to its overlord, and definitely threw in its lot with " Egypt."

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  • Desertion, pestilence and famine added to the usual horrors of a siege, and at length on the ninth day of the fourth month 586, a breach was made in the walls.

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  • length of reigns), and the difficulty felt in regard to the second and third is obvious in the attempts of the Jewish historian Josephus to provide a compromise.

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  • And the passive resistance of those who refused to conform at length gave rise to active opposition.

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  • At length Antiochus appeared to enforce his demand in 134.

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  • At length Augustus summoned the representatives of the nation and Nicholaus of Damascus, who spoke for Archelaus, to plead before him in the temple of Apollo.

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  • At length the governor of Syria approached the centre of the disturbance in Jerusalem, but retreated after burning down a suburb.

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  • But the commander of Masada realized at length that there was no hope of escaping captivity except by death, and urged his comrades to anticipate their fate.

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  • Hadrian sent his best generals against the rebels, and at length they were driven from Jerusalem to Bethar (135).

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  • Its total length is 103 m.

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  • in length and 10 m.

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  • The cave sanctuary of the Dictaean Zeus has been explored, and throughout the whole length and breadth of the island a mass of early materials has now been collected.

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  • This was the longest siege on record, having been protracted for more than twenty years; but in 1667 it was pressed with renewed vigour by the Turks under the grand vizier Ahmed Kuprili, and the city was at length compelled to surrender (September 1669).

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  • The Irish numbering 25,000, and strongly posted behind marshy ground, at first maintained a vigorous resistance; but Ginkel having penetrated their line of defence, and their general being struck down by a cannon ball at this critical moment, they were at length overcome and routed with terrible slaughter.

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  • The total length, with approaches, is 5,630 ft.

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  • There are no public buildings of any importance,, and the only places of interest are the bazars, which extend fully a mile in length, and consist of substantially built ranges of shops covered with roofs.

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  • North Carolina has an extreme length from E.

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  • He enters at length into the conditions of ecstasy and the yearnings that precede it.

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  • in length and the greatest width is 12 m., the total area being 51 sq.

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  • Turning, therefore, to a globe, Asia, viewed as a whole, will be seen to have the form of a great isosceles spherical triangle, having its north-eastern apex at East Cape (Vostochnyi), in Bering Strait; its two equal sides, in length about a quadrant of the sphere, or 6500 m., extending on the west to the southern point of Arabia, and on the east to the extremity of the Malay peninsula; and the base between these points occupying about 60° of a great circle, or 4 500 m., and being deeply indented by the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal on either side of the Indian peninsula.

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  • in length and varying from too to 500 m.

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  • These mountains, which include the highest peaks in the world, rise, along their entire length, far above the line of perpetual snow, and few of the passes across the main ridges are at a less altitude than 15,000 or 16,000 feet.

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  • This great plateau, extending from the Mediterranean to the Indus, has a length of about 2500 m.

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  • In no other period of the world's history, of equal length of time, has so much scientific enterprise been directed towards the field of General Asiatic inquiry.

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  • The same principle of maintaining an intervening width of neutral territory between the two countries is definitely established throughout the eastern borders of Afghanistan, along the full length of which a definite boundary has been demarcated to the point where it touches the northern limits of Baluchistan on the Gomal river.

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  • The very high summer temperatures of the area north of the tropic of Cancer are sufficiently accounted for, when compared with those observed south of the tropic, by the increased length of the day in the higher latitude, which more than compensates for the loss of heat due to the smaller mid-day altitude of the sun.

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  • The cessation of the rains on the southern border of Baluchistan, west of Karachi, obviously arises from the projection of the south-east coast of Arabia, which limits the breadth of the south-west monsoon air current and the length of the coast-line directly exposed to it.

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  • Forced to flee by the treachery of the very men whom he had succoured, he lived for a time in constant fear of being captured by Saul, and at length took refuge with Achish king of Gath and established himself in Ziklag.

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  • At length, in the second year, he was called to join his master in a great campaign against Saul.

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  • Ishbaal's party became weaker and weaker; and at length Abner quarrelled with his nominal master and offered the kingdom to David.

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  • i) it seems that the Philistines were at length vanquished, and the unknown Metheg-Ammah taken out of their hands.

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  • The narrow streets run from north to south for the whole length of the upper town.

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  • or even rather more (Microchaeta rappi, &c.) in length.

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  • By dexterous management and large promises he overcame the scruples of the Greek troops against the length and danger of the war; a Spartan fleet of thirty-five triremes sent to Cilicia opened the passes of the Amanus into Syria and conveyed to him a Spartan detachment of 700 men under Cheirisophus.

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  • Hitherto weight has been laid on the practical side of Mirabeau's political genius; his ideas with regard to the Revolution after the 5th and 6th of October must now be examined, and this can be done at length, thanks to the publication of Mirabeau's correspondence with the Comte de la Marck, a study of which is indispensable for any correct knowledge of the history of the Revolution between 1789 and 1791.

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  • in length and with a breadth of 1 to 2 miles.

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  • The latter is fringed throughout its whole length by a chain of dunes, which rise in places to a height of nearly 200 ft.

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  • He then argued at length that the correct assumption was that both the general government and the state government were "all agents of the same supreme power, the people," that the people had established the Constitution of the United States and that in the Supreme Court, established under that Constitution, was vested the final decision on all constitutional questions.

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  • Parliament, which he had kept at arm's length, was hostile; he was hated by the nobility, and his general unpopularity is reflected in Skelton's satires and in Hall's Chronicle.

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  • The length of this rock from north-east to south-west is about 1150 ft.

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  • In the first edition of the Improver Improved no mention is made of clover, nor in the second of turnips, but in the third, clover is treated of at some length, and turnips are recommended as an excellent cattle crop, the culture of which should be extended from the kitchen garden to the field.

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  • The boughs and their side-branches, as they increase in length, have a tendency to droop, the lower tier, even in large trees, often sweeping the ground - a habit that, with the jagged sprays, and broad, shadowy, wave-like foliage-masses, gives a peculiarly graceful and picturesque aspect to the Norway spruce.

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  • From early historic times it has been held in high estimation in the south of Europe, being used by the Romans for masts and all purposes for which timber of great length was required.

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  • With the assistance of neighbouring princes and of many of the influential Dihkans, Mahmud collected a vast amount of materials for the work, and after having searched in vain for a man of sufficient learning and ability to edit them faithfully, and having entrusted various episodes for versification to the numerous poets whom he had gathered round him, he at length made choice of Firdousi.

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  • At first court jealousies and intrigues preventied Firdousi from being noticed by the sultan; but at length one of his friends, Mahek, undertook to present to Mahmud his poetic version of one of the well-known episodes of the legendary history.

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  • At length, after thirty-five years' work, the book was completed (ioi i), and Firdousi entrusted it to Ayaz, the sultan's favourite, for presentation to him.

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  • The total length of the united river is 75 m.

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  • The sub-class is now divided into two orders: the Aspidobranchia in which the branchia or ctenidium is bipectinate and attached only at its base, and the Pectinibranchia in which the ctenidium is monopectinate and attached to the mantle throughout its length.

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  • is a proboscis) - with rare exceptions these forms have a siphonate its whole length, except in Adeorbis and Valvata; in the latter alone it is bipectinate.

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  • The other is light brown and somewhat smaller, its length usually not exceeding 7 in.

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  • The magnificent bridge here spanning the Elbe, one mile in length, was built in 1851 at a cost of £237,500.

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  • Years afterwards, when an old man, Adams undertook to write out at length his recollections of this scene; it is instructive to compare the two accounts.

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  • Carriere's researches (1897) on the make its appearance simultaneously throughout the whole length of embryology of the mason bee (Chalicodoma) agree entirely with the the plate; the anterior parts are segmented before the posterior.

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  • The vigour and fervency of his preaching were unabated by length of years.

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  • in extreme length (N.

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  • in length and 2 m.

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  • in length by 2 m.

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  • In 1828 Fleming brought out his History of British Animals (8vo), in which the birds are treated at considerable length (pp. 41-146), though not with great success.

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  • pp. 69-101, and especially pp. 135, 136), which appeared in 1818, Geoffroy St-Hilaire explained the views he had adopted at greater length.

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  • The attempt of Merrem must be regarded as the virtual starting-point of the latest efforts in Systematic Ornithology, and in that view its proposals deserve to be stated at length.

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  • 251269) a statement of his general views on ornithological classification which were based on a comparative examination of those bodies in various forms. It seems unnecessary here to occupy space by giving an abstract of his plan, 8 which hardly includes any but European species, because it was subsequently elaborated with no inconsiderable modifications in a way that must presently be mentioned at greater length.

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  • We have already seen that De Blainville, though fully persuaded of the great value of sternal features as a method of classification, had been compelled to fall back upon the old pedal characters so often employed before; but now the scholar had learnt to excel his teacher, and not only to form an at least provisional arrangement of the various members of the Class, based on sternal characters, but to describe these characters at some length, and so give a reason for the faith that was in him.

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