Lighter Sentence Examples
It is slightly lighter than air.
Although they were the same shape, they were lighter, like comparing plastic beads to glass ones.
It was getting lighter and lighter, but the mist still hid distant objects.
The crowds were lighter than yesterday, due to the heavy snowfall making not only climbing difficult, but viewing a wet and laborious task.
The closing of the traffic made the labour of the slaves more severe, and led to the employment on the plantations of many who before had been engaged in domestic work; but the slavery of Brazil had always been lighter than that of the United States.Advertisement
Selection of soups and salads are avaliable at the cafe for those who want a lighter, healthier lunch.
A structure loomed darkly against the lighter horizon.
I'm sure there's some lighter fluid around here but your grill is gas so you don't need it.
He jammed in the cigarette lighter from his sitting position on the floor.
Larger combinations, being semi-orchestral, especially where the double-bass and wind instruments are used, lend themselves to a somewhat lighter style; thus Beethoven's septet and Schubert's octet are both in the nature of a very large serenade.Advertisement
The streak is blue, but lighter than the colour of the mineral in mass.
Their primary object being the development and peopling of the land, they have naturally been made as cheaply as possible; and as in such cases the cost of the land is inconsiderable, economy has been sought by the use of lighter and rougher permanent way, plant, rolling stock, &c. Such railways are not " light " in the technical sense of having been made under enactments intended to secure permanent lowness of cost as compared with standard lines.
The larger stones having been removed by hand, gyratory motion is given to the pan by a combination of shaking and twisting movements so as to keep its contents suspended in the stream of water, which carries away the bulk of the lighter material, leaving the heavy minerals, together with any gold which may have been present.
Gungl (1810-1889) gives name to a "school" of waltz and other dance music. Opera, especially in its lighter form, flourishes, and the actors of Vienna maintain with success a traditional reputation of no mean order.
They are made usually of crown glass or rock crystal ("pebbles"), the latter being somewhat lighter and cooler to wear.Advertisement
At Hirado the ceramists affected a lighter and more delicatetone than that of the Chinese, and, in order to obtain it, subjected the choice pigment of the Middle Kingdom to refining processes of great severity.
The lighter part surrounding them was liquid before the chill; it is rich in tin.
The hexameter no longer, as in Lucilius, moves awkwardly as if in fetters, but, like the language of Terence, of Catullus in his lighter pieces, of Cicero in his letters to Atticus, adapts itself to the everyday intercourse of life.
Its general colour is blackish, lighter by mixture of brown or grey on the head and upper fore part of the body, with no light patch on the throat, and unlike other martens generally darker below than above.
In the placer or alluvial deposits, the precious metal is found usually in a water-worn condition imbedded in earthy matter, and the method of working all such deposits is based on the disintegration of the earthy matter by the action of a stream of water, which washes away the lighter portions and leaves the denser gold.Advertisement
The stuff from the stamps is conveyed to the middle of the muller, and is distributed over the mercury, when the gold subsides, while the quartz and lighter materials are guided by the blades to the circumference and are discharged, usually into a second similar mill, and subsequently pass over blanket tables, i.e.
The honeycomb of rock, and capillary action, retard the lighter fresh-water from sinking to the sea; the soakage from rain has therefore to move horizontally, over the strata about sea-level, seeking outlets.
The determination in the case of solids lighter than water is effected by the introduction of a sinker, i.e.
The importance of the osmotic pressure of sea-water in biology will be easily understood from the fact that a frog placed in sea-water loses water by exosmosis and soon becomes 20% lighter than its original weight, while a true salt-water fish suddenly transferred to fresh water gains water by endosmosis, swells up and quickly succumbs.
It has therefore been proposed, for greater depths, to put four columns of tubbings of smaller diameters, 82 and 52 ft., in the shaft, and fill up the remainder of the boring with concrete, so that with thinner and lighter castings a greater depth may be reached.Advertisement
The tail rope, which is of lighter section than the main one, is coiled on the second drum, passes over similar guide sheaves placed near the roof or side of the gallery round a pulley at the bottom of the plane, and is fixed to the end of the train or set of tubs.
The smaller duff is separated by vibrating or rotating screens into a great number of sizes, which are cleaned by washing in continuous current or pulsating jigging machines, where the lighter coal rises to the surface and is removed by a stream of water, while the heavier waste falls and is discharged at a lower level, or through a valve at the bottom of the machine.
There is also a lighter form of excommunication which "devotes" the goods of an offender, but only separates him from the congregation.
Although not vigorous enough to excel in the historical epic or in the serious work of the Roman satura, Varro yet possessed in considerable measure the lighter gifts which we admire in Catullus.
The colour is usually pale bronze-yellow, often rather lighter than that of pyrites; on freshly fractured surfaces of pure marcasite the colour is tin-white, but this rapidly tarnishes on exposure to air.
After protracted experimenting Sir Thomas Wardle was able in 1873 to show a series of tussurs well dyed in all the darker shades of colour, but the lighter and bright blues, pinks, scarlets, &c., he could not produce, Subsequently Tessie du Motay found that the fawn colour of natural tussur could be discharged by solution of permanganate of potash, but the oxidizing action was so rapid and violent that it destroyed the fibre itself.
The steel reinforcement is generally applied in the form of vertical rods built in the wall at intervals, with lighter horizontal rods which cross the vertical ones, and thus form a network of steel which is buried in the concrete.
A lighter vein is to be observed in various dramatic satires written at this time, such as Cotter, Helden and Wieland (1774), Hanswursts Hochzeit, Fastnachtsspiel vorn Pater Brey, Satyros, and in the Singspiele, Erwin and Elmire (1775) and Claudine von Villa Bella (1776); while in the Frankfurter Gelehrte Anzeiger (1772- 1773), Goethe drove home the principles of the new movement of Sturm and Drang in terse and pointed criticism.
They are of a lighter build than the ground-porcupines, with short, close, many-coloured spines, often mixed with hairs, and prehensile tails.
Farther away from the granite the slates are not so much altered, but generally show small rounded or ovoid spots, which may be darker or lighter in colour than the matrix.
Among variations from this type may be mentioned higher stature in some districts, and lighter complexion in Tehuantepec and elsewhere.
In 1902, in an "attempt at a chemical conception of the ether," he put forward the hypothesis that there are in existence two elements of smaller atomic weight than hydrogen, and that the lighter of these is a chemically inert, exceedingly mobile, all-penetrating and all-pervading gas, which constitutes the aether.
There is a much lighter snowfall in winter than in northern Ontario and Quebec, with somewhat lower temperatures.
The hair covering the body is long, coarse, and of a peculiarly brittle and pith-like character, breaking easily; it is generally of a greyish-brown colour, sometimes inclined to yellowish-red, and often variegated with lighter patches.
The oil has been chemically analysed and found to be a fish-oil, and to possess nearly all the qualities of that obtained from the liver of the cod, with a lighter specific gravity.
But, the length of the stem being settled, the lower scale may be made lighter, and, consequently, the globe less, the greater its distance is taken from the surface of the globe; and the contrary."
To this point soft bodies lighter than water (which would float if placed in the cup) could be attached, and thus completely immersed.
Charles's balance areometer is similar to Nicholson's hydrometer, except that the lower basin admits of inversion, thus enabling the instrument to be employed for solids lighter than water, the inverted basin serving the same purpose as the pointed screw in Atkins's modification of the instrument.
When loaded with either of the lightest two weights the instrument is specifically lighter than Sikes's hydrometer when unloaded, and it may thus be used for specific gravities as low as that of absolute alcohol.
The wood of large trees is compact in texture, in the best varieties of a deep reddish colour varying to brownish-yellow, but apt to be lighter in tint, and less hard in grain, when grown in rich soils or in low sheltered situations.
A third type, Prometheomys, from the Caucasus, is represented by a species of the size of a small water-rat, chestnut-brown in colour, with lighter feet, and the minute eyes covered with skin.
The lighter oil is conveyed to Batum on the Black Sea in pipes, and is there shipped for export; the heavier oils reach the same port and the ports of Novorossiysk and Poti, also on the Black Sea, in tank railway-cars.
Account must also be taken of the possibility that in early times lighter teams were in general use.
The jacconet is a plain cloth, lighter than a shirting and heavier than a mull.
In weight it is lighter than a shirting, and it is usually ornamented with a distinctive coloured heading.
A span-roofed house, being lighter than a lean-to, would be so much the better for peach culture, especially for the crop grown just _.
In view of the fact that air expands, becomes lighter and rises, under the influence of heat, the pipes should be set near the floor.
The Pruning of flowering plants is generally a much lighter matter than the pruning of fruit trees.
He had to contend, like his predecessors, with the perennial hostility of the burgher aristocracy of Amsterdam, and at times with other refractory town councils, but his power in the States during his life was almost autocratic. His task was rendered lighter by the influence and ability of Heinsius, the grand pensionary of Holland, a wise and prudent statesman, whose tact and modera tion in dealing with the details and difficulties of internal administration were conspicuous.
Cubs are nearly as long in the hair although only about half the size and not only softer and better, but have the advantage of being very much lighter in pelt.
After being unhaired the darkest wools are the most valuable, although many people prefer the bright, lighter brown tones.
It is similar to skunk, but is much lighter in weight, softer and less full, without any disagreeable.
The best of the lighter weights are frequently insufficiently strong in the hair to stand the friction of wear in a coat lining.
Apart from black and white face-markings, and the black tail and dorsal stripe, the prevailing colour of the Alpine chamois is chestnut brown in summer, but lighter and greyer in winter.
These are shallow cylindrical troughs containing muddy water in which the diamonds and other heavy minerals (concentrates) are swept to the rim by revolving toothed arms, while the lighter stuff escapes near the centre of the pan.
Pompeii was merely covered with a bed of lighter substances, cinders, small stones and ashes, which fell in a dry state, while at Herculaneum the same substances, being drenched with water, hardened into a sort of tuf a, which in places is 65 ft.
The essential oil of tea is of a citron yellow colour; it is lighter than water and possesses the distinctive odour of tea.
But they did justice to the acuteness of his observations on morals and manners, to the constant precision and frequent brilliancy of his language, to the weighty and magnificent eloquence of many serious passages, and to the solemn yet pleasing humour of some of the lighter papers.
The Moselle wines are lighter and more acid than those of the Rhine.
And it would appear that at the time of the attempt by Manuel the Arabs were actually assisted by the Copts, who at the first had found the Moslem lighter than the Roman yoke.
Among the Greeks and Romans, on the other hand, the chariot had passed out of use in war before historical times, and was retained only for races in the public games, or for processions, without undergoing any alteration apparently, its form continuing to correspond with the description of Homer, though it was lighter in build, having to carry only the charioteer.
Their colour is a brown, lighter or darker generally according to the amount of their exposure to the sun - being darker on some of the atolls where the people spend much time in fishing, and among fishermen on the volcanic islands, and lighter among women, chiefs and others less exposed than the bulk of the people.
The industry in weaving shawls and lighter fabrics has died out; and the large iron, coal and fire-clay works at Eglinton, and worsted spinning, employ most of the inhabitants.
To his Leipzig student-days belong also two small plays in Alexandrines, Die Laune des Verliebten, a pastoral comedy in one act, which reflects the lighter side of the poet's love affair, and Die Mitschuldigen (published in a revised form, 1769), a more sombre picture, in which comedy is incongruously mingled with tragedy.
The months of absence, however, the change he had undergone, and doubtless those lighter loves of which the Romische Elegien bear evidence, weakened the Weimar memories; if he left Weimar as Frau von Stein's lover he returned only as her friend; and she naturally resented the change.
Tinsmiths' work resembles the lighter part of the work of the coppersmith.
Glass is lighter, stiffer, less costly and easier to work than speculum metal.
As the nuclei grow by the attraction of matter they begin to be capable of retaining the lighter gases, and atmospheres of hydrogen and helium are formed.
The newest prisons are generally lighter, more roomy, better ventilated and on the whole more comfortable than even the best British prisons.
The Latin version of the Rectitudines Singularum Personarum, a document compiled probably in the i rth century, not long before the Conquest, renders geneat (a peasant tenant of a superior kind performing lighter services than the gebur, as he was burdened with heavy week-work) by villanus; but the gebur came to be also considered as a villanus according to AngloNorman terminology.
The next source is met with at about 1 200 ft., yielding an oil which is much lighter in weight and, as such, more suitable for treatment in the refinery.
Rule Vi I I.-Expenses Of Lightening A Ship When Ashore, And Consequent Damage When a ship is ashore, and, in order to float her, cargo, bunker coals and ship's stores, or any of them, are discharged, the extra cost of lightening, lighter hire, and reshipping (if incurred), and the loss or damage sustained thereby, shall be admitted as G.A.
The sexes do not differ appreciably in colour, which is of a dark brown, somewhat lighter beneath; but the primaries have at the base a patch of white, visible even when the wings are closed, and forming, when they are spread, a conspicuous band.
In the intervals of these immense labours, on which his reputation as an astronomer rests, he found leisure for works of a lighter character, e.g.
The finer wines possess great breed and distinction, coupled with a very fine and pronounced bouquet, and in addition they are endowed with the - in the case of lighter wines - rare quality of stability.
It is possible that the trade would grow much more rapidly than it has done if it were practicable to ship the lighter varieties of wines.
It is doubtful, therefore, whether the products of the British Empire will ever displace European wines in the United Kingdom on a really large scale, for they cannot compete at present as regards quality with the finer wines of Europe, nor, for the reason stated, with the lighter beverage wines.
Railways of a lighter type began to be built since 1877, and now Finland has about 2100 m.
The great power of this press adapts it to the working of large and solid formes in printing, but it is somewhat slower in action than the Albion press, which is both lighter in construction and quicker in working.
The female is somewhat smaller and has a lighter and narrower head.
The glacial clay consists generally of alternate darker and lighter coloured layers, which give it a striped appearance, for which reason it has often been called hvarfvig lera (striped clay).
We shall next consider the limiting conditions of stability of the horizontal surface which separates a heavier fluid above from a lighter fluid below.
Alcohol is then added very gradually to the mixture till it becomes lighter than the oil.
When the equilibrium at last becomes unstable, the destruction of equilibrium takes place by the lighter fluid ascending in one part of the orifice and the heavier descending in the other.
But the lighter works of Varro have perished almost to the last line, with the exception of numerous fragments of the Menippean Satires.
Among the lighter and more popular works may be mentioned twenty-two books of Orations (probably never spoken), some funeral eulogies (Laudationes), some " exhortations " (Suasiones), conceivably of a political character, and an account of the author's own life.
The larger (and heavier), falling with greater velocity, overtook and collided with the smaller (and lighter), which were thereby forced upwards.
This period is known by the capsules yielding to pressure with the fingers, assuming a lighter green tint and exhibiting a kind of bloom called " cougak," easily rubbed off with the fingers; they are then about 12 in.
It was found that the method yielding the best results was to make incisions in the poppy-heads soon after sunrise, to collect the juice with the finger immediately after incision and evaporate it as speedily as possible, the colour of the opium being lighter and the percentage of morphia greater than when the juice was allowed to dry on the plant.
Typically the fur is greyishyellow, darker on the back and lighter beneath.
The natives are Micronesians of a dark brown colour, though lighter shades occur.
These changes in the direction of the long axis of the bird in swimming, diving and flying, and in the direction of the stroke of the wings in sub-aquatic and aerial flight, are due to the fact that the bird is heavier than the air and lighter than the water.
It resembles the ship in floating upon the air, as the ship a floats upon the water; in other words, the balloon is lighter than the air, as the ship is lighter than the water.
The balloon, because of its vast size and from its being lighter than the air, is completely at the mercy of the wind.
The balloon floats because it is lighter than the air; the flying creature floats because it extracts from the air, by the vigorous downward action of its wings, a certain amount of upward recoil.
It has been asserted, and with some degree of plausibility, that a fish might swim, and that a bird lighter it ought, however, to be borne in mind FIG.
If we compare air with water we find it is nearly 1000 times lighter.
The general hue is ashy-brown, with the hair lighter on the neck (forming a collar), chest and belly; while the legs are banded with dark brown.
The colour of the upper surface is black, becoming lighter on the flanks, and perfectly white below.
Florus is important as being the first in order of a number of 2nd-century African writers who exercised a considerable influence on Latin literature, and also the first of the poetae neoterici or novelli (new-fashioned poets) of Hadrian's reign, whose special characteristic was the use of lighter and graceful metres (anapaestic and iambic dimeters), which had hitherto found little favour.
Subject to the rock being porous this process would be continued until the greater column of the lighter fresh water balanced the smaller head of sea water.
In lighter soils the depth, and proportionately the distance apart, is increased, but the drains are rarely more than 4 ft.
The number of the arms is arbitrary, and they may be curved to diminish the liability to fracture from contraction in the cooling of the cast iron, but in other respects are preferably straight, since they are then lighter and stronger.
Pulleys are also built up of wrought iron and steel, and can then be constructed entirely free from internal stress; they are thus much lighter and stronger, and are not liable to fly to pieces like cast iron if they break.
A lighter variety of Curacoa, made with fine brandy, is known as "Grand Marnier."
It is a long dead-level of rich fields, with a soil lighter in colour than that of Bengal or Behar; much more friable, and apt to split up into small cubes with a rectangular cleavage.
Eric (= reparation, redemption) was the fine for "separating body from soul"; but the term was used in lighter cases also.
The lower the temperature, the smaller will be the volume of gas produced, and the lighter the specific gravity of the tar, whilst with increase of temperature, the volume of gas rapidly rises, and so does the specific gravity of the tar.
The aurochs was a black animal, with a lighter dorsal streak, and horns directed upwards in the shape of a pitchfork, black at their tips, but otherwise whitish.
All over Iceland, in both the basalt and breccia formations, there occur small intrusive beds and dikes of liparite, and as this rock is of a lighter colour than the basalt, it is visible from a distance.
The general colour of the upper parts is yellowish grey, with or without a rusty tinge, which is, however, always noticeable on the head; while the underparts are lighter.
The natives, collectively known as Malagasy, are divided into a considerable number of tribes, each having its distinct customs. Although geographically an African island, the majority of its inhabitants are derived, the lighter portion of them from the MalayoPolynesian stock, and the darker races from the Melanesian.
Essays (not published till 1846) on the lighter and more popular subjects, Del bello and Del buono, followed the Introduzione.
The Sudanese camel is lighter, faster and better bred than the camel of Egypt.
At this time there was evidently a tendency to breed a somewhat lighter and speedier horse; but, while the introduction of a more active animal would soon have led to the displacement of the ponderous but powerful cavalry horse then in use, the substituted variety would have been unable to carry the weight of armour with which horse and rider were alike protected; and so in the end the old breed was kept up for a time.
Gunpowder, too, was invented; and now that the weight of the cavalry soldier was diminished by the substitution of lighter armour, a quicker and better bred horse was thought desirable for military service.
Inside a cloister-like arcade, surrounded by cellular store-rooms, forms the ground floor, and a somewhat lighter arcade, giving access to little dwelling-rooms, runs round it above.
In specific gravity the essential oils range from o 850 to 1.142; the majority are, however, specifically lighter than water.
He then walked out for at least an hour in all weathers, and spent the evening in lighter reading, except an hour or two devoted to the preparation of his next day's lectures, after which he retired between nine and ten to rest.
When melted the products separate on the bed (which is made of closely packed sand or other infusible substances), according to their density; the lighter earthy matters forming an upper layer of slag are drawn out by the slag hole K at the flue end into an iron wagon or bogie, while the metal subsides to the bottom of the bed, and at the termination of the operation is run out by the tap hole L into moulds or granulated into water.
Elisabeth's blood was a lighter red, and for a moment the two swirled together in a dance of sorts, then all of a sudden started to bubble and burst into flame.
As the aircraft becomes lighter, it flies higher in air of lower density to maintain the same airspeed.
The fx is significantly lighter than the older APB, especially with a two ring derailleur rather than a Sachs 3x7.
It's lighter, it swerves more, blah blah blah.
Slimmer and lighter than rod blanks available at that time, they became an established success.
They are suitable for cotton, linen and viscose as well as cotton and polyester blends which will produce a lighter shade.
It is usually dark brown where as the German Cockroach is a lighter yellowish-brown.
For safety purposes, a simpler test using a butane lighter was deployed.
On the contrary, a genial warmth prevails, inducing the inhabitants to discard flannel-lined leathern capotes and fur caps for lighter garments.
Nanotechnology is revolutionizing the way things are built from stain resistant clothing to stronger yet lighter tennis rackets.
In the example below, we selected Pale to give the subject a lighter skin complexion.
The harder strum energy perfectly complimented by the lighter picked passages.
The £ 2m campaign will reassure consumers that Maltesers are the ' lighter way to enjoy chocolate ' .
F ood and D rink A choice of full English or a lighter continental breakfast is served each morning.
Around the rim is a raised band of cobalt blue repeating leaf ornament between two bands of lighter blue on raised cordons.
But once transferred onto the moist cotton wool, they'll dissolve and turn a lighter shade of red.
Never before has a shifter and rear derailleur been faster, lighter and more precise than the new SRAM X.0 system.
There is now new cold forged dropouts that are stiffer and lighter that rear axle we previously spoke about.
The heaviest nymph goes in the middle with a lighter fly on both the point and the top dropper.
Cream colored earthenware was also made in Leeds possibly as early as this but had become lighter in appearance by 1775.
Changes include styling and aerodynamics, new rear suspension system, better weight distribution and lighter 2.0-litre turbocharged engine developed and built by Cosworth.
Q Quickfencer Faster, lighter, easier and safer Lamma show 2004/2005 winner Models available for equestrian fencing.
I'm also pretty sure that the 325 has a lighter flywheel.
Hull GC also has two gators, which they largely use for the lighter carrying work.
The hornblende gneiss is dark in color and occurs as pods and bands within the lighter colored gneiss.
The circuit favors the lighter drivers due to two very tight hairpins, the second of which precedes the back straight.
It's worth noting that the government's lighter touch is clearly not intended to be a completely hands-off approach.
The soundwell, keywell, and jackrail have a lighter ash herringbone stringing only 5mm wide.
With the light top the rod retains the delicate bite indication and presentation required when using lighter leads.
It is slightly lighter than air, and when mixed with air is very inflammable.
On a lighter note, it seems that dogs now will have a place to enjoy night-time leisure.
The lighter ones are fed a diet ad lib with 1.3 per cent lysine and 14 MJ/kg DE to 55kg liveweight.
On a lighter note, how many WA crew members do you think it takes to change a light bulb?
It is a logical " next step up " from a lighter lowland malt.
In recent years automotive manufacturers have been faced with the need to produce lighter weight vehicles.
You should probably put the chocolate milkshake in second as its a bit lighter.
Heavy CO 2 saturated water descends through lighter formation water and carbonate minerals gradually precipitate driven by ionic equilibrium.
Boy I just felt the world get lighter - we lost a moron.
Keeping the inboard the same, longer oard the same, longer oars feel heavier, shorter oars lighter.
We sing mainly oratorios and sacred songs, but also a wide range of lighter pieces.
Overall, the Precision is also lighter, and provides better toe spring, thanks to its more cushioned blown rubber outsole.
All but the smallest spots show a dark central portion called the umbra with a lighter outer area called the penumbra.
There is now a need to make such sensors smaller and lighter to remain competitive for space-based solar-terrestrial physics and planetary science.
Granite is a lighter colored igneous rock containing relatively large crystals of the minerals plagioclase, quartz and alkali feldspars such as orthoclase.
The lighter, perhaps more suitable lunch dishes that we finally plumped for were both deftly executed.
This track is sure to please fans on the lighter edge of the metal market and fans of symphonic prog alike.
This was the birth of the graphite racket and when rackets became a lot lighter but maintained a small head like the wooden rackets.
Fencing as an exercise based on speed and skill began when the longer, lighter rapier was developed in Italy during the 16th century.
Intricate instrumentation flows throughout this number with short operatic reprises providing a lighter note.
At the back end, the lighter rear hub and butted spokes are carried over from the big ' un.
I want to dress in lighter colors in order to feel more summery.
They also tend to have a lighter, softer texture.
For Spring 2001, we add a lighter shade of blue called Memphis to our traditional threesome - Ecru, Black and Nashville blue.
Used heavy spring tines to rip up docks followed by a lighter cultivation to rake up and then burn.
Sportfish was slimmer and lighter with a proper silver tag to set the golden pheasant tippet tail up at a jaunty angle.
This is a real career opportunity, you will develop your existing knowledge and be exposed to some lighter commercial conveyancing transactions.
On the day of my first triathlon, I was forty pounds lighter.
The German with the blue swimsuit lighter than the sky and carrying in her left hand a German parasol, as yet unfurled.
Constructed with an innovative blend of resin and high density rigid urethane, these trays are approximately 40% lighter than stone trays.
A lighter moment emerges in the form of New Ending, an acoustic lullaby with whispery backing vocals.
This diaper is best suited to lighter wetters, boosters recommended for nights and for older babies.
Light the tip of each firework at arm's length, using a safety firework lighter or fuse wick.
As armor became lighter the need for a strong battle horse declined and the Shire instead became a valuable agricultural workhorse.
Most blue whales are blue-grey and mottled with lighter spots but some appear yellowish underneath due to algae growing on them.
Hempel pointed out that the efficiency would be increased by inverting this arrangement, since water vapour is lighter than air and consequently rises.
The sap-wood is lighter and much more perishable, but is of value for many purposes of rural economy.
It has a very large starting torque, which enables it to overcome the inertia of getting the load into motion, and it lifts heavy loads at a slower speed and lighter loads at a quicker one, behaving, under the action of the controller in a somewhat similar manner to that in which the cylinders of the steam crane respond to the action of the stop-valve.
An illumination of variable intensity (according to the deeper or lighter shades of the portion of the picture on which the light falls) thus takes place on the selenium cell.
This diversity of jurisdiction, and subjection of the clergy only to the sentences of judges bribed by their esprit de corps to judge leniently, led to the adoption of a scale of punishments for the offences of clerks avowedly much lighter than that which was inflicted for the same crimes on laymen; and this in turn led to the survival in England, long after the Reformation, of the curious legal fiction of benefit of clergy (see below), used to mitigate the extreme harshness of the criminal law.
In a three-span bridge continuous girders are lighter than discontinuous ones by about 45% for the dead load and 15% for the live load, if no allowance is made for ambiguity due to uncertainty as to the level of the sup ports.
Most species are brown above and whitish beneath, but in some the lighter tints extend on to the sides, shoulders and head, communicating a coloration somewhat like that of a guinea-pig (see OcTOnoN).
This work may, to some extent, be regarded as supplementary to Faust; it presents the lighter, more cheerful and optimistic side of Goethe's philosophy in these years; Graf Egmont, the most winning and fascinating of the poet's heroes, is endowed with that "demonic" power over the sympathies of men and women, which Goethe himself possessed in so high a degree.
Matrimony may be postponed, or, when entered upon, may be rendered a lighter burden upon the breadwinner.
This is of the utmost importance in the science of aviation, as showing that flight may be attained by a heavy powerful animal with comparatively small wings, as well as by a lighter one with greatly enlarged wings.
The advantage of the first arrangement is that the weights on the steelyard are always the same, and inconsistencies of indication are avoided, while in the second arrangement the loose weights are lighter and handier, though they must be very accurate and consistent among themselves, or the error will be considerable, by reason of the great leverage they exert.
One advantage of the introduction of carriages was that it created a demand for a lighter and quicker sort of horse, instead of the ponderous animal which, despite all attempts to banish him, was still the horse of England - the age of chivalry having been the first epoch of the British horse.
After all had eaten three meals from it, it was very much lighter.
It seemed to him that it was getting lighter.
Future calculations must work at lighter quark masses to resolve this.
The jacket also offers a removable quilted lining should you wish to ride with a lighter weight.
On a lighter note, what ' next-gen ' titles have got you quivering with anticipation?
In some situations, it may help to change your equipment, such as using a lighter racquet with a larger grip.
A lighter wheel takes strain off the engine and allows the engine to rev more freely.
Winter barley Most forward crops on lighter land are ripening very quickly; Siberia may be ready for combining in 2 weeks.
On a lighter note, would John really have worn sailor suits for five or more years?
By comparison, modern humans made lighter stone points that could be fitted on to lighter spear shafts.
A spider phaeton was a lighter version of a phaeton, having narrower, spindly wheels and two-seat accommodation.
The Spokes web site is now running on a lighter, less colorful, plainer, simpler, theme.
Tamping the tobacco, he fired up a lighter to the pipe.
Laser whitening can make teeth up to five or six shades lighter.
Light the tip of each firework at arm 's length, using a safety firework lighter or fuse wick.
Do you like the darker woods, such as walnut or cherry, or do you prefer lighter woods, such as pine or oak?
They are more common in children with lighter skin as well.
Some websites will recommend mineral oil because it is easy to find and inexpensive, but lighter oils such as apricot oil or jojoba oil are actually better for your infant's skin.
To add depth to the design, pick up lighter and darker shades of both colors to use in more sparing amounts such as throw pillows and rugs, blankets, lampshades and shelves.
Further, heavier vehicles tend to fare better in crash tests than lighter vehicles, which tend to tip over more easily.
For instance, if you are looking for the best towel to dry your hair after shampooing it, you want a lighter weight towel than if you need to dry off after a luxurious bath or shower.
Refrigerator freezers today are much more energy efficient, lighter and more solidly built than previous models.
This type of flat-panel screen are much lighter and thinner.
Consider buying two different foundations when you go shopping-a lighter one for winter months, and a darker one for summer months.
Keep in mind that darker lipsticks work better at night, while lighter lipsticks do best in the day.
Lighter colors are best suited to informal lounge and beachwear.
Sport bikes are speed oriented and usually much smaller and lighter than cruisers.
One of the most important things to know about road racing bikes is the lighter they are, the faster they can go.
Carbon forks make for a lighter, smoother ride, because the carbon "gives" more on bumps.
They have top-of the-line components and are built with all-carbon and other composites weighing 1one or two pounds lighter than mid-level models.
These traditional briefcases are being replaced by lighter, soft-body varieties made from leather, imitation leather or vinyl.
Digital voice recorders are more convenient, and often lighter, than cassette recorders.
If so, you should pick a lighter blush if you have lighter skin and a darker blush if you have darker skin.
At the same time, a stiff racket will rob a lighter hitter of power, creating a near "paddle-like" effect.
Lighter rackets allow you to swing faster (and thus harder) and have more powerful shots, but heavier rackets are more stable and are less likely to result in missed shots.
Miraclesuit's claim to fame is that the suit "will make a woman look 10 pounds lighter in 10 seconds".
They are similar to the LCD version and lighter than their CRT counterpart except that you can view it comfortably in brightly lit rooms.
Frame it with a lighter colored wooden frame.
While heavier mattresses usually last longer, lighter mattresses (such as those made of foam) are much easier to move.
Lighter than a travel trailer, they can be towed by smaller vehicles.
Buy dark colors for your bottom half (with angled pockets if you can find them) and lighter colors on top.
Also note that you can power the portable GPS with an adapter that simply plugs into your cigarette lighter.
Shorter barrels are lighter, but best in situations where you'll be aiming for targets that close.
When rubber balls were introduced, iron clubs were crafted, followed later by lighter and more technologically advanced materials that were constructed for the user's comfort as well as optimal performance.
Because they are lighter than plastic kayaks, you can control them easier.
They tend to be lighter than most with no fancy features such as a garden tractor sports.
Graphite clubs are lighter, but less durable.
However, beginners and intermediates will probably want to steer clear of this club until they've become more comfortable swinging the lighter weight clubs.
They're lighter weight, look sleeker, take up less space, and display sharp images.
Steel shafted golf clubs are usually less expensive but heavier, while graphite is lighter and more expensive.
Because glass lenses are so heavy, however, the advent of plastic and polycarbonate materials, which are lighter and thinner, made the glass lenses less popular.
Whether you prefer the sturdier feel of the Nook or the speedier, lighter Kindle, both of these eReaders will let you indulge your literary obsessions on the go.
A recipient of the 2005 Pet Product News Editor's Choice Award, the litter is significantly lighter than other brands, and can be shipped economically through Pet Ecology's exclusive monthly home-delivery program.
Also, Scientific Professional's mineral composition is significantly lighter in weight, in fact seventy percent lighter, than clay-based cat litter brands.
The lighter cases of heat may provide only slight aggravation to pet owners.
You can create a stylish two-tone effect by pairing a lighter or darker hue of the couch.
If you do want to make a change, like adding a lighter piece of furniture, pull a color, texture or other element that will help your shelf echo something else in the room.
If it's in shadows, or if the room is generally dark, consider a lighter wood that will more efficiently highlight your beautiful china and other knick-knacks.
If you live in a milder climate, you can get by with a lighter type of cover.
Since hot air is lighter than cold air, it rises into the atmosphere where it is dispersed by the rotation of the earth.
Choose a floor color that pulls a lighter tone from within the counter to keep the design from getting too dark.
Because it's a lighter weight material, it's also easier to install and can offer savings in the labor costs associated with putting in the floor.
Replace dark colored bathroom tile with lighter colors.
If you want to dress things down just a little bit, choose furniture in lighter wood colors.
What your teen may not understand (or appreciate) about the consequences of putting black paint on bedroom walls is how difficult it is to go back to lighter colors once this phase has passed.
Think about painting just one wall black and the rest of the walls a lighter color.
Use a light rug - Lighter colors on the floor open up the room.
Dark walls with a lighter ceiling can provide the cozy den-like feel that many teenage boys are looking for.
Ditch any dark colors - lighter colors will open the space up.
While country cottage decorating usually plays up these lighter colors, bright reds and brilliant blues have their place in this style of decorating as well, so don't overlook them as accent pieces and for accessories.
Tin panels were lighter and less expensive than plasterwork, but could still be embossed with a complicated design.
You can still have lighter colors and maintain an elegant ambiance with a mellow color like gold.
You could also use a yellow stripe that either matches or is one hue lighter than the yellow in the pattern.
Consider matching the ceiling color to the wall color, but going a couple shades lighter in the same color family.
Many times the color selection for the border is lighter, darker or two-toned.
You can highlight with lighter hues of blue like the colors found in the sky ranging from sunrise to sunset.
They can make a room more visually appealing and can make spaces look lighter, brighter, and more welcoming.
You may decide to pull out the blue in a yellow, pink and blue floral quilt and opt for a lighter hue of blue for your walls.
Dark stains for wood will accent lighter comforter and draperies choices.
Lighter weight upholstery fabrics can also be made into slipcovers or window treatments.
Select two colors of tile, and run the lighter color throughout the shower while the darker color is set in three rows, one at the bottom, one in the center and one at the top of the shower for clean look.
Top this tile with a lighter color border and finish off with a plain tile with a soft, old fashioned glaze on top.
Try to find pieces that are lighter in color, similar to the color of driftwood.
Heavier weight fabrics are generally more durable while lighter weight fabric, which is used for decoration.
Paint a darker color on the lower levels of a wall, and a lighter shade of the same color above to break up tall walls.
Complement the border with handmade tiles in a lighter color on the walls and a rich, dark floor tile to anchor the design.
Using a dark color on the bottom half of a tall wall, with a lighter color above will help to bring the wall down visually in relation to the rest of the space.
Remember also that as a general rule lighter shades are better than darker.
For optimum lighting benefit, you want to paint your ceiling white or a color lighter than your walls.
Truffle and Hush are lighter, neutral shades of understated brown while Classic Brown really makes a statement with the look of dark stained wood.
For green, choose between the yellow undertones of the darker Sycamore Tree to the lighter Grasslands, which also has a touch of gray.
Many woods darken when exposed to sunlight; to avoid a curtain rod which is too dark for the room, select a lighter shade of stain.
Go with lighter colors - Vivid, bright colors may be in style, but they can make your space look tinier and more angular.
Choose a lighter version a color included in the art as the background of the room's color design.
Pull accent colors from within the wall art, duplicating some colors exactly and choosing lighter or darker versions of others for a deeper, more dramatic effect.
You may choose to paint your walls in one shade, while darker and lighter versions of the same color go into the drapes, rugs and throw pillows.
However, the irregular dark shapes against a lighter background that make up the distinctive markings of real giraffe hide create an eye-catching pattern that can be incorporated into many different decorating styles.
Use a contrasting color for the trim in either a lighter or darker shade than the wall color.
Dark colors make rooms look smaller, while lighter colors and mirrors create the illusion of space.
If your kitchen has limited access to natural light, you will want to choose a lighter color palette.
A well-lit kitchen with lots of natural sunlight can be painted in darker colors with lighter accent colors.
Highlight the brow bone with a color that is slightly lighter than your skin tone.
If you would like to highlight for a wide-eyed, awake look, choose one that is a shade lighter than your skin tone and apply it to the brow bone and tear duct area.
Apply the lighter shade to the entire cheek area you want to enhance, then blend a small amount of the darker color along the bottom line of the cheekbone.
This type of makeup application is only semi-permanent and will fade over time, it also delivers a lighter and far more natural look.
In response to her belief of practical makeup, she also offers "empties" - empty cosmetic containers to allow as customer to customize their makeup and enabling a lighter load for traveling.
Lighter natural scents perfect for the coming of summer.
Lip Color Stain goes on lighter than it appears in the package, but offers a major commitment as the shade lasts a long time.
For lighter coverage apply with a damp sponge, or in general, you can also use your fingertips.
To further pump up this area, add a touch of a lighter color lipstick on top of your chosen lipstick color at this same center spot.
The lighter the lip color, the fuller the lips will appear.
A fragrance that has become known as a much lighter scent ideal for teens and those who are particularly sensitive to stronger perfumes it provides a mild background aroma.
A cologne contains the lowest percentage of fragrance compounds, therefore it is a nice scent for men as it imparts a lighter background fragrance.
As a lighter playful scent, it is perfect for a dinner party or gala occasion.
If you need to fill in your brows, pick a pencil that is one shade lighter than your hair and blend with short strokes using a brow brush.
Start with one that is a shade lighter than your skin and top off with a second that is the same color.
This is significantly whiter than take home strips or trays that typically create a bleaching effect of four to six shades lighter after multiple weeks.
Start with the basic application, using the lighter above and the darker on the lid only.
Overnight formula advertises five shades lighter after three nights.
Teeth will be up to fourteen shades lighter.
Instead, do not go more than two shades lighter than your natural skin tone.
Then the foundation is set with a face powder that is lighter than the previously used shade and dampened slightly with a sponge.
The lip color was easy to apply with the applicator for heavier coverage and a finger tip for a lighter hint.
When using liner on your brows, stick to a natural hair color or slightly lighter.
Start with a concealer that is one shade lighter than your natural skin tone.
For your brows, choose a pencil or brow powder one shade lighter than your natural brows.
They have been described as dark green or yellowish brown, or as a lighter shade of brown.
If you haven't, then try lavender or violet shades; these work well for almost any eye color and work especially well with blue eyes since they bring out the lighter tones in the eyes and make them seem bluer.
Although it looks better, I want to get lighter makeup, hence the interest in Bare Essentials.
It is also perfect for the lighter, breezier fabrics used by designers.
Try lighter shadows and avoid lining your upper lid.
Because the scent is lighter, eau de toilette may need to be applied more often than perfume.
Brighter hues can easily be mixed with lighter ones, resulting in a subdued hue.
A darker formulation can be used, but it may not appear as natural as the lighter one.
Add lighter colors to the ones you want to pop forward.