How to use Lowered in a sentence
He lowered his voice and spoke tersely.
He lowered himself into a fighting stance.
He lowered the newspaper and his steady gaze met hers.
Bordeaux lowered the glasses and shrugged in a way that was both elegant and masculine.
She took several swallows and lowered the canteen.Advertisement
When Alex lowered her to the ground, she jerked her hand free and marched off to the house.
He lowered the cup.
Her voice lowered as she faced him.
He slowly lowered his head, and when his lips touched hers, they were warm and firm.
His guard hadn't lowered; it crashed as he let himself experience every part of her body, her cries and the passionate spirit that held him captive on the beach.Advertisement
A car approached, and a window lowered.
She lowered herself onto the sofa.
Finally he lowered her.
He lowered the book.
He lowered the newspaper and eyed her sarcastically.Advertisement
He lowered the paper and methodically folded it.
He gave her a strange look and nodded as he lowered his frame to the sofa.
His gaze lowered to her swimsuit.
He lowered the stirrup and smiled.
He lowered the glasses and met her gaze, a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.Advertisement
He lowered the glasses and rolled over on his back, gazing up into her face.
She chewed her lower lip and studied him from under lowered lashes.
When Cynthia finished tightening the cinch and lowered the stirrup, she turned to find him watching her.
Instantly strong arms scooped her off the ladder and lowered her safely to the floor.
He sipped the hot coffee and lowered the cup, staring down into the dark liquid.Advertisement
She squirmed and he lowered her to the floor.
Cynthia lowered the rag again.
Darian lowered the phone, losing hope once again, when it vibrated.
They glared at each other for a long moment before Talon gritted his teeth and lowered his gaze in reluctant deference.
He lowered the woman to her feet and pushed her behind him.Advertisement
She lowered the crossbow, her gaze going from the guardsman to him.
He lowered the soup, and their arms brushed, opening the gateway for energy between them.
He lowered his hand and took one of hers.
Yully lowered the weapon slowly.
The two lowered their weapons in response, and she sheathed her knives with a glance at the blood bubbling on the scrape on her arm.Advertisement
Jenn checked his eyes and lowered her ear to his mouth to make sure he was breathing.
Jenn watched, confused, until he lowered his head to her neck.
He drew a knife and lowered his stance.
She lowered her gaze at the heated look from the man who drove her crazy every other minute of her day.
He planted his hands on either side of her and lowered his face to her level.Advertisement
From his home videos, he'd never lowered his guard to anyone, even Claire.
She drank, and he lowered his wrist to her lips.
He lowered his head to her ear.
Two lowered her, pulling up his sleeves to fight.
He lowered his phone.Advertisement
His sword lowered as the time grew on.
His fangs were lengthening, and he lowered his head, nudging her back.
He lowered his head and nudged hers aside, nipping at her neck.
Her mate hesitated then lowered his head, nudging her gently in return in a sign that he wasn't too angry with her.
Darkyn wrapped both arms around her and lowered his head.Advertisement
She lowered the pen and paper, thoughtful gaze on Deidre.
He lowered his hand, resting it possessively on her upper thigh.
He lowered her feet and gently pushed her against the wall beside the door.
She lowered herself into the seat, glancing up at his face.
This time the brows lowered to hover over brooding eyes.
Finally he lowered his hands and leaned forward to type.
The physical pain penetrated his mental anguish, and he lowered his weapons.
Gabe lowered himself into a crouch a few feet away, recalling the last time he'd been on a beach.
He lowered his sword and straightened from a sparring match with Rhyn, whose pewter eyes glowed unnaturally.
She reached a balcony and lowered herself carefully onto it.
He lowered the bottle.
He carefully lowered Katie to the small bed.
He lowered his head, and she bared her neck.
He lowered a backpack from his shoulder to the bed, nearing her.
He chuckled and lowered her onto the bed, his body atop hers.
She lowered it to her side and took a few deep breaths.
Toby began to panic and pull, and the jaguar lowered itself farther to the ground, planting its back legs and jerking the boy towards the forest.
Waiting for some sign of rejection, he lowered his head until his lips brushed hers.
Sasha was armed with two daggers and lowered himself into a fighting stance.
He raised the knife, lowered it, raised, lowered.
Gabriel froze mid-strike at his words and lowered the bo.
She lowered her and sagged against the boulder.
He moved a short distance away to more level ground and lowered himself into a fighting stance.
Rhyn lowered his machete and held his hand out.
Rhyn lowered himself into a fighting stance and faced off against the two.
He lowered his arm enough to see his determined brother, unsteady on his feet with one arm in a sling.
When the midmorning sun grew too hot, she lowered her weapon and handed it to the boy beside her.
She was about to sneak away when A'Ran's sword lowered, and he turned, alerted by the boy's reaction.
They sparred until she grew tired and lowered her weapon.
Kiera lowered her hands and wiped sweat from her forehead.
She lowered her sword long before the sky lightened.
The craft above him opened its door and lowered itself as close as it dared to the ground.
Kiera lowered the shirt, glad she'd never convinced herself to remove the band.
She lowered her eyes and added, "And safe."
Edith sniffed once, lowered her head, and continued to eat, as if ignoring what had happened might make the pain disappear.
The heat has been lowered now that the men have left and it is oh so cold as I lay huddled here beneath my thin blankets.
Fred lowered his voice.
Unconsciousness must have paid its call before hands secured him and lowered him to the waiting rescuers below.
Sarah gasped and clasped her hands to her chest as Frederick lowered his head.
She lowered her gaze and blushed even deeper.
She blushed and lowered her lids.
The huge white dog lowered his head and bared his teeth at the stranger.
Alex glanced at Josh as he lowered himself to the chair beside Lori.
She squealed and he lowered her feet to the ground, gently pulling her close.
He lowered his fists and shook his head.
Too breathless to respond, she nodded, and he lowered her to the ground.
There he lowered her to the cushions.
He trotted to join Dan as the helo lowered from the sky.
A ladder lowered, and Brady vaulted onto it, followed by Dan.
The guards lowered their weapons.
The others drew weapons and lowered their hoods, looking around with the same unease he felt.
She lowered the titanium glass and stepped away, tossing the case onto a desk.
He lowered Dan into a chair outside the doctor's quarters and was about to sit for a breather when the general slapped him on the arm.
The man at the center of attention ceased screaming and lowered his head, panting.
Elise lowered her laser as Lana blocked her shot and approached the man named Arnie.
Her head hurt too much to read, and she lowered the bag.
He planted his hands on either side of her and lowered his face to her level, forcing her to meet his gaze.
He lowered his head and caught her lips with his.
Dan and Elise rose from the bushes and lowered their weapons.
Her question slid away from her mind as he maneuvered her into the bedroom and lowered her onto the bed.
She lowered herself back to the seat and pulled on her harness, strapping it on.
Lana lowered the soup, her appetite gone.
Tim moved closer and lowered his voice.
He shifted and lowered himself feet first into the hole.
Gabe cast an irritated look over his shoulder but looked where she indicated. He lowered the sword he was using to hack through the brush and started in that direction. Katie watched as the forest cleared a path for him, the way it had before.
The portal closed behind his half-brother, and Kiki lowered the knife in his hand, facing Kris.
He lowered the PDA at the voice.
The tree obliged and lowered one of the low hanging branches to Toby's level. He plucked a few of the red, tart berries and popped them in his mouth.
The tree lowered a branch to him, and he wrapped his arms around it. It was warm and writhing, and one small branch wrapped around him to keep him secure as it shifted him upwards. Toby broke through the treetops and gasped.
The branch lowered him so fast, his stomach turned. Toby scampered off the branch and stared upwards, wondering how Death could allow the demons into her domain. He looked around wildly, expecting them to leap from his surroundings.
Death lowered the hand displaying the end of the world scenario. The images of Gabe fighting demons switched to those of Katie on the beach under the moonlight. Rhyn's breath caught at the sight of her. She appeared exhausted, tattered, and drenched from the underworld rain. She'd never looked as beautiful as she did, even if she looked as if she'd just left the underworld. Toby was with her, pulling her from the beach towards the Sanctuary.
Rhyn lowered his hand, the strange note in her voice warning him the game wasn't over.
He asked, furrows between lowered brows.
She lifted her brows and lowered the receiver, hanging up again.
When she didn't resist, he lowered his head and claimed her lips.
He lowered the cup and lifted his brows.
Slowly he lowered his head and brushed her lips in a tantalizing way.
He gently lowered her feet, but kept a supporting arm around her.
He lowered the paper and frowned at her.
After a long pause, he finally lowered his head and kissed her full on the lips.
Finally he lowered his arms and took a step toward her, grasping her shoulders.
When she didn't respond immediately, he lowered the paper, his expression hopeful.
He lowered the paper and stood, gazing down at her.
She lowered her foot to the stirrup and turned Ed back toward the buffalo shed.
Carmen lowered Jim to the ground and took both boys by the hand.
She lowered her hands and stared at the completed buggy.
One hand on her waist, drawing her close, and the other gently cradling her face, he lowered his head.
With each step, the fear grew, until when she lowered herself into the chair, her heart was pounding in her ears.
He lowered her gently to the bed and stroked her face.
The guardsman lowered his gaze to the ashes as he began digging in earnest.
Her voice had lowered into a husky purr.
She lowered it to the ground, dropping it in a heap.
He lowered the curtain, dropping the room into darkness.
Darian lowered himself to the ground and sat, draping his elbows loosely over his knees as he gazed at the obelisk.
Jenn lowered her weapons.
Jenn lowered her hand.
Darian took her hand and lowered it.
She lowered herself into a fighting stance.
I survived the first time she said and lowered her weapons.
She lowered her weapon, breathing hard from the battle in the soft sand.
The men on the wall lowered their weapons at her shout, and the remaining pursuer tackled her.
He lowered his hand and stared at her.
At the sound of steel on leather, Taran lowered himself into a crouch.
Taran lowered his arm, twitching in irritation.
He stripped out of his clothing and lowered himself in, relaxing.
He lowered his eye-band once more, engaging his other senses.
He moved to the bed and lowered her onto her back, pressing her soft shape flat with the full length of his body.
She wrapped her hand and lowered it.
He lowered his eye-band and moved around her.
Taran lowered his eye-band at the bright light streaming through her windows.
She obeyed and lowered herself to the floor a moment before the wagon jarred into motion.
Taran lowered the bow, ignoring the stunned look on the faces of the wall guards on either side of him.
Katie lowered her voice.
His voice lowered and he spoke softly.
When he had them both under control, he finally turned to her, his brows lowered.
She lay in his arms, gazing up at him until he gently lowered her feet to the ground.
He shook his head and lowered his foot.
His jaw worked and he lowered his voice.
He lowered his head to give thanks for the food and everyone followed his example.
He stopped, looking confused as he lowered his hands.
Alex sat up straight, his brows lowered and eyes flashing.
Finally gray brows lowered over eyes that flashed.
Carmen lowered the kitten so that Destiny could reach her.
Taking a deep breath, she lowered the groceries to the steps and retained her grip on the broom.
He threw the towel across his broad shoulders and lowered himself to a bench beside the table.
He took a long drink and lowered the glass.
Finally he lowered his head and his lips brushed her neck in a soft caress.
He lowered her feet to the ground and she limped toward the sound of water.
Mr. O'Hara carefully lowered his frame into the chair beside her.
Toni's got her hands full, he said in a lowered voice and winked.
She lowered her head.
He lowered his head until his hot breath tickled her ear.
He lowered his head to the side of her neck away from the camera and nuzzled her neck in a way that made her heart race faster.
Xander lowered his head, burying his teeth into Charles' throat.
The entire wall facing the ocean was lowered, and people spilled from the mansion onto the extensive balcony.
He breathed her in and lowered his head to her neck.
The Other lowered Ashley to the ground.
He lowered his head to her neck, breathing in her scent with a mix of longing and anger.
Smith, of Cambridge, in 1759, had the organ of Trinity College, built by Bernhardt Schmidt, lowered a whole tone, to reduce it to certain Roman pitch pipes made about 1720.
The Hampton Court organ of 1690 shows that Schmidt had further lowered his pitch a semitone, to a' 441 7.
The high pitch remains only where there are large concert organs not yet lowered, and with the military and brass bands.
There were, moreover, other and broader oscillations which raised or lowered extensive areas withbut much crumpling of the strata, and to these are due some of the most important breaks in the geological series.
He painted in lurid colours the terrors of purgatory, while he dwelt on the cheapness of the indulgence which would purchase remission and his prices were lowered as each sale approached its end.
By continuing this process every unit of mass which enters B will carry with it more energy than each unit which leaves B, and hence the temperature of the gas in B will be raised and that of the gas in A lowered, while no heat is lost and no energy expended; so that by the application of intelligence alone a portion of gas of uniform pressure and temperature may be sifted into two parts, in which both the temperature and the pressure are different, and from which, therefore, work can be obtained at the expense of heat.
The derrick crane introduces a problem for which many solutions have been sought, that of preventing the load from being lifted or lowered when the jib is pivoted up or down to alter the radius.
On arriving at a certain height the lift ceases and the jenny is released, and by the continued pull of the rope, it runs up the jib; on arriving at an adjustable stop, the jenny is again locked, and the load can be lowered out; the hook can then be raised, when the jenny is automatically unlocked, and on paying out the rope the jenny gravitates to its first position, when the load is lowered and the cycle repeated.
Using these buoys to guide the direction of tow, a grapnel, a species of fivepronged anchor, attached to a strong compound rope formed of strands of steel and manila, is lowered to the bottom and dragged at a slow speed, as it were ploughing a furrow in the sea bottom, in a line at right angles to the cable route, until the behaviour of the dynamometer shows that the cable is hooked.
After the " final splice," as it is termed, between these ends has been made, the bight, made fast to a slip rope, is lowered overboard, the slip rope cut, and the cable allowed to sink by its own weight to its resting-place on the sea bed.
When water is required, a scoop is lowered into them from below the engine, and if the speed is sufficient the water is forced up it into the tender-tanks.
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.
In the time of the emperor Severus it was again lowered to about, 6 4 -of an ounce.
In Canada and the United States this rational employment of a leguminous crop for ploughing in green is largely resorted to for the amelioration of worn-out wheat lands and other soils, the condition of which has been lowered to an unremunerative level by the repeated growth year after year of a cereal crop. The well-known paper of Lawes, Gilbert and Pugh (1861), " On the Sources of the Nitrogen of Vegetation,.
They are consecutively filled with nitroglycerin, and are lowered to the bottom of the well, one after the other, by a cord wound upon a reel, until the required number have been inserted.
The squib is lowered after the torpedo, and, when exploded by the descent of the weight, fires the charge.
The capillary tube can be raised or lowered at will by running a magnet outside the tube, and the heights of the columns are measured by a cathetometer or micrometer microscope.
As the excavation of the valley proceeded, the level of the stream was lowered and its course diverted; the cave consequently became drier and was far more frequently inhabited by predatory animals.
The sons of the family were familiarized with vice, and the general tone of the younger generation was lowered by their intimate association with a despised and degraded class.
In J u d y 1909, however, the Greek flag was hoisted in Canea and Candia, and it was only lowered again after the war-ships of the protecting powefs had been reinforced and had landed an international force.
These icebergs float away, and are gradually melted in the sea, the temperature of which is thus lowered by cold stored up in the interior of Greenland.
The age limit of the electors was further lowered to 21, and that of eligibility was fixed at 25 years.
In Pleistocene times, then, when there were prolonged glacial ages, the sea-level was lowered and at the same time there was a reduction in sea temperature, so that the rate of reproduction of the coral polypes, and so the growth of reefs, was diminished.
Guillaume' the temperature at which the magnetic susceptibility of nickel-steel is recovered is lowered by the presence of chromium; a certain alloy containing chromium was not rendered magnetic even by immersion in liquid air.
Intense application during early youth had weakened a constitution never robust, and led to accesses of feverish exaltation culminating, in the spring of 1761, in an attack of bilious hypochondria, which permanently lowered the tone of his nervous system.
The drawbridge of London Bridge having been lowered by treachery, Tyler and his followers crossed the Thames; and being joined by thousands of London apprentices, artisans and criminals, they sacked and burnt John of Gaunt's splendid palace of the Savoy, the official residence of the treasurer, Sir Robert Hales, and the prisons of Newgate and the Fleet.
He was again minister of the treasury from November 1903 to March 1905 in Giolitti's second administration, and for the third time from February to May 1906, under Sonnino's premiership. During the latter term of office he achieved the conversion of the Italian 5% debt (reduced to 4% by the tax) to 31% to be eventually lowered to 32%, an operation which other ministers had attempted without success; although the actual conversion was not completed until after the fall of the cabinet of which he formed part the merit is entirely his.
The common variety of bed-sore is the result of continuous pressure on and irritation of the skin, the vitality and resisting power of which are lowered by a lesion of the cord cutting off the trophic supply to the skin affected.
To heredity, as an indirect or predisposing cause, has probably been assigned too great importance, and the many facts brought forward of the relative frequency of cancer in members of one family only justify the conclusion that the tissue-resistance of certain families is lowered.
The Protestant archbishopric of Tuam was lowered to a bishopric on the death of Archbishop Power Le Poer Trench in 1839, and united with that of Killala and Achonry.
In this way the whole floor is worked out and the mat of timber and overlying rock is gradually lowered and rests upon the top of the ore forming the floor below.
While a shift of men is being lowered the miners of the preceding shift are usually raised to the surface in the ascending cages, the entire shift being thus changed in the time required for lowering.
At a few mines (since safety catches cannot be successfully applied to man-cars) these conveyances are raised and lowered by separate engines and ropes.
As the rods make their measured strokes one of the miners, starting from the surface, steps on the first platform as it rises to the surface landing and is then lowered on the down stroke.
As the water level falls the tanks readily follow it while at work, whereas pumps must be lowered to new positions to keep within suction distance.
Sinking pumps, designed for use in shafts in process of sinking, are suspended by wire ropes so as to be raised before blasting and promptly lowered again to resume pumping.
Before work begins the temperature is lowered sufficiently to render the glass viscous.
The varying direction of the inclining couple Pc may be realized by swinging the weight P from a crane on the ship, in a circle of radius c. But if the weight P was lowered on the ship from a crane on shore, the vessel would sink bodily a distance P/wA if P was deposited over F; but deposited anywhere else, say over Q on the water-line area, the ship would turn about a line the antipolar of Q with respect to the confocal ellipse, parallel to FF', at a distance FK from F FK= (k2-hV/A)/FQ sin QFF' (2) through an angle 0 or a slope of one in m, given by P sin B= m wA FK - W'Ak 2V hV FQ sin QFF', (3) where k denotes the radius of gyration about FF' of the water-line area.
The sea front was swept away, and the level of the land hereabouts was lowered.
Hence when a body is charged positively its potential is raised above that of the earth, and when negatively it is lowered beneath that of the earth.
Then let the ball be lowered into the canister.
If the ball is lowered until the lid is in place, the leaves take a steady deflection.
As the temperature 0" is lowered, the area of the cycle increases, but since W can never exceed H', there must be a zero limit of temperature at which the pressure would vanish and the area of the cycle become equal to the whole heat absorbed at the higher temperature.
Gold has a characteristic yellow colour, which is, however, notably affected by small quantities of other metals; thus the tint is sensibly lowered by small quantities of silver, and heightened by copper.
Since then the proportion furnished by these countries has been greatly lowered by the supplies from South Africa, Canada, India and China.
About 89% recorded their preference in favour of English at the outset; then, as a result of violent political agitation, this percentage was considerably lowered, but soon crept up again.
The vessel is then lowered into a jacket containing vapour at a known temperature which is sufficient to volatilize the substance.
A notable instance of this was afforded at Newstead, Notts, where the ruined front of Newstead Abbey was lowered several feet without any injury to the structure.
A road maybe used as a self-acting or gravitating incline when the gradient is r in 30 or steeper, in which case the train is lowered by a rope passing over a pulley or brake drum at the upper end, the return empty train being attached to the opposite end of the rope and hauled up by the descending load.
The road at the outer end is made of a less slope than the chain, so that on arrival the tub is lowered, clears the pin, and so becomes detached from the chain.
The first class may again be subdivided into generators in which the water rises in contact with the carbide, in which it drips upon the carbide, and in which a vessel full of carbide is lowered into water and again withdrawn as generation becomes excessive.
The average energy of the molecules of the liquid is accordingly lowered by evaporation.
The inter-urban electric railways are of very great importance in the state; in 1908 the total mileage of street and inter-urban electric The tax valuation on ships engaged in foreign trade was lowered between 1884 and 1900 from $2,801,405 to $147,768.
It followed that when the gun was elevated or depressed, the rack caused the pinion to revolve, and the sight was thus raised or lowered to the proper height to fulfil the conditions given above; but, as Colonel Watkin said, owing to want of level of platform and other causes it was not satisfactory.
In the lever-hoe, which is largely used in grain crops, the blades may be raised and lowered by means FIG.
A " sounding tube," say an inch in diameter, and somewhat more than twice the length of the jet tube, is then lowered over the flame, as in the figure.
Each strand when made up and clamped was lowered to its position.
Sand is thus blown or pumped from below the piles, which are thus easily lowered in ground which baffles all attempts to drive in piles by blows.
As the part east of the river was once covered by the ice-sheet, its hills have been lowered and its valleys filled through the attrition of glaciers until the surface has a gently undulating appearance.
Faulting, probably in Pliocene times, lowered the basaltic plateaus to form the basin of Lough Neagh, leaving the eastern scarp at heights ranging up to 1800 ft.
In 1822 the prohibitive point was lowered to 70s.
In 1870, while some duties were lowered, others were raised, as, for instance, those on steel rails and on marble.
In 1899 he lowered the fixed charge for the National Debt from twenty-five to twenty-three millions - a reduction imperatively required, apart from other reasons, by the difficulties found in redeeming Consols at their then inflated price.
There are three distinct classes of weirs, namely, solid weirs, draw-door weirs, including regulating sluices for irrigation, and movable weirs, which retain the water above them for navigation during the low stage of the river, and can be lowered or removed so as to leave the channel quite open in flood-time.
The trestles of this weir are, as usual, hinged to the apron, so that in flood-time they can be completely lowered into a recess across the apron by means of chains actuated by a winch, leaving the channel perfectly open for the discharge of floods and for the passage of vessels when the lock is submerged.
Whereas, however, ordinary frames placed nearer together than their height overlap one another when lowered on to the apron, the trestles of the Louisa weir lie clear of each other quite flat on the apron.
An objection has occasionally been urged against frames lowered on to the bed of a river that they are liable to be covered over by detritus or drift brought down by floods, and consequently are subject to injury or impediments in being raised.
This weir is raised by admitting water under pressure beneath the gates through culverts in connexion with the upper pool; and is lowered by unfastening the raised gates and letting the water under them escape into the lower pool.
Near the termination of a fatal case there is a paralysis of the sensory columns of the cord, so that general sensibility is lowered.
The intra-ocular tension is markedly lowered.
This baldachin, called liturgically the ciborium, is sometimes hung from the roof by chains in such a way that it can be lowered or raised; sometimes it is fixed to the wall or reredos; sometimes it is a solid structure of wood covered with metal or of marble supported on four columns.
At A we 66 have the freezing point of pure water, which is lowered by the gradual addition of 46 ferric chloride in the manner shown by the curve AB.
In this system the concrete is filled into bags, which are at once lowered through the water like the blocks.
When the periscope is not in use, the prism is lowered and protects the upper lens in the body.
When in use, it is held at right angles to the periscope above the upper window by a bayonet catch; when not in use, it is lowered and sprung round the body of the periscope just below the upper prism box.
Towards the close of the republic, if not earlier, the successful candidate was bound to have completed his thirtieth year before he entered on office, but Augustus lowered the age to twenty-five.
The shoots are not at first lowered to the horizontal line, but are brought down gradually and tied to thin stakes; and while the tree is being formed weak shoots may be allowed to grow in a more erect position than it is ultimately intended they should occupy.
The law of that year lowered the qualification of the payer of a direct tax to 10 fl.
The bucket then descends along the hoist-track to make way for the next succeeding one, and K is lowered, dropping the charge into the furnace.
In 1848 a new electoral law was passed, which lowered the franchise to 20 florins' worth of property and doubled the number of electors.
The present article deals mainly with the third group, to which the title "Clementine literature" is usually confined, owing to the stress laid upon it in the famous Tubingen reconstruction of primitive Christianity, in which it played a leading part; but later criticism has lowered its importance as its true date and historical relations have been progressively ascertained.
In indirect taxation the salt tax had been reduced by 40%, the postal, railway and telegraph rates lowered, octroi duties and bridge and lock dues abolished.
The threshold-value of the stimuli adequate for the various senses may be extraordinarily lowered.
In large toxic and in lethal doses the activity of the spinal cord is lowered.
The famous Hirsch trial, and Voltaire's vanity and caprice, greatly lowered him in the esteem of the king, who, on his side, irritated his guest by often requiring him to correct bad verses, and by making him the object of rude banter.
This crest, attacked on each front and along the summit, is lowered with comparative rapidity, until merely a low col or pass may separate the heads of the two glens.
By the treaty of Paris, 1763, France ceded to Great Britain her claims to the country between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, but on account of the resistance of Pontiac, a chief of the Ottawas who drew into conspiracy most of the tribes between the Ottawa river and the lower Mississippi, the English were not able to take possession of the country until 1765, when the French flag was finally lowered at Fort Chartres.
The steam rising from the latter is passed into a similar pan, in which it circulates round another set of pipes, but as it could not bring the liquid in the latter to boil under ordinary conditions, the second pan is connected with a vacuum-pump so that the boiling-point of the liquid in this pan is lowered.
Moreover, Jefferson's ideals were high; his reasons for changes were in general excellent; he at least so far resisted the great pressure for office - producing by his resistance dissatisfaction within his party - as not to have lowered, apparently, the personnel of the service; and there were no such blots on his administration as President Adams's "midnight judges."
Communication is now free; and it has been found that prices are absolutely lowered by thus bringing the consumer nearer to his market, even though the rate of taxation be increased.
In Lassell's instrument (a reflector of the Newtonian type) the observer is mounted in the open air on a supplementary tower capable of motion in any azimuth about the centre of motion of the telescope, whilst an observing platform can be raised and lowered on the side of the tower.
This Would Indicate That Rowland'S Corrected Values Should, If Anything, Be Lowered.
The lowered bodily health requires to be built up, and a long sea voyage under adequate supervision is usually recommended.
It deposits its heat in the wiregauze, becoming lowered in temperature and consequently reduced in pressure.
C. Jones (1789-1858) of the United States navy, believing that war had broken out between his country and Mexico and that a British force was about to seize California,raised the American flag over Monterey (October 21st), but finding that he had acted on misinformation he lowered the flag next day with due ceremony and warm apology.
If then the strip of gold-leaf is raised or lowered in potential it moves to or from the plate P, and its movement can be observed by a microscope through a hole in the side of the box.
The Lords upon this lowered their demands, and desired merely to make a communication, which, being legitimate, was at once assented to.
His unskilful and unlucky management of the sea expedition to Ferrol and the Azores in no way lowered his popularity with the people, but undoubtedly weakened his influence with the queen.
If the gold-leaf is unelectrified, it is not acted upon by the two plates placed at equal distances on either side of it, but if its potential is raised or lowered it is attracted by one disk and repelled by the other, and the displacement becomes a measure of its potential.
Gradually the effects of the measures adopted were seen in a lowered death-rate.
When a patient is covered with several blankets, loss of heat from the surface both by radiation and evaporation is to a great extent prevented, but if a cradle be placed over him, so as to raise the bedclothes and allow of free circulation of air around his body, both radiation and evaporation will be increased and the temperature consequently lowered.
So also the local powers of resistance may be lowered by injury or depressed vitality.
This turns the grinding apparatus (driver with "muller"), which can be raised and lowered.
In working, the muller is raised 2 in., the pan charged with water and then with ore; the muller is then lowered, salt and blue vitriol added, and the charge ground for 3-4 hours.
A peculiar feature of the canal was a system of inclined planes or railways on which there were cradles, carrying the canal boat up (or down) the incline; these were devised by Professor James Renwick (1818-1895) of Columbia College; 12 of them in the eastern division raised boats altogether about 720 ft., and II of them in the western division lowered the boats about 690 ft.
They have been lowered to this level by a monoclinal fold, which has brought down the Mesozoic rocks, so that they extend eastward to the coast, where they dip beneath the sea.
He believes that if the wing be suddenly lowered by the depressor muscles, it is elevated solely by the reaction of the air.
It was formed of a rubble mound quarried by convict labour at the summit of the island, and was lowered by a wire-rope incline to the sea.
Lake Masaya occupies an extinct crater; the isolated volcano of Masaya (3000 ft.) on the opposite side of the lake was active at the time of the conquest of Nicaragua in 1522, and the conquerors, thinking the lava they saw was gold, had themselves lowered into the crater at the risk of their lives.
Every well has its own particular level of water while steady pumping at a given rate is going on, and if that level is lowered by harder pumping, it may take months, or even years, for the water in the interstices of the rock to accommodate itself to the new conditions; but the permanent yield after such lowering will always be less than the quantity capable of being pumped shortly after the change.
On the appearance of serious leakage the overflow level of the water originally at of was lowered for safety to gh; and for many years the reservoir was worked with its general level much below gh.
The tile-hook is an implement by means of which the pipes may be lowered from the edge of the trench and laid at the bottom.
The substitution of cylindrical pipes for the original horse-shoe tiles has still further lowered the cost and increased the efficiency and permanency of drainage works.
The frictional grip between the two surfaces prevents return motion of the worm shaft and the load remains suspended, but it may be lowered by turning the hand-wheel so as to overcome the friction brake.
A free clansman by becoming a daer-ceile lowered his own status and that of his fine, became incompetent to give evidence against that of a flaith, and could not end the connexion until the end of the term except by a large payment.
The mildest of men, a crowned monk, who let slip the reins of government from his hands while he busied himself in prayer and church building, he lowered the kingly power to a depth to which it had never sunk before in England.
His conduct lowered the prestige of Great Britain at least as much as his Italian policy had raised it., Continental statesmen thenceforward assumed that Great Britain., however much she might protest, would not resort to arms, and the influence of England suffered, as it was bound to suffer, in consequence.
The controversy, which thus began, continued through the parliament of 1880, and led to many violent scenes, which lowered the dignity of the House.
Coal gas, being a mixture of gases and vapours of liquids having very varying boiling points, must necessarily undergo physical changes when the temperature is lowered Vapours of liquids of high boiling point will be condensed more quickly than those having lower boiling points, but condensation of each vapour will take place in a definite ratio with the decrease of temperature, the rate being dependent upon the boiling point of the liquid from which it is formed.
Any deviation in pressure will cause the floating bell to be lifted or lowered, and the size of the inlet will be decreased or increased, thus regulating the flow.
Iron being a constituent part of the blood itself, there is a direct indication for the physician to prescribe it when the amount of haemoglobin in the blood is lowered or the red corpuscles are diminished.
Political disturbances, in which both professors and students were im plicated, lowered the attendance to 860 in 1834.
It was a scheme, however, that lowered the prestige of Rome, for it involved four distinct seats of government, among which, as the event proved, no place was found for the ancient capital of the Roman world.
The elevators are provided with long spouts containing movable buckets, which can be lowered into the hold of a grain-laden vessel.
Probably before this period the movements of subsidence had set in which faulted the basalt plateaus, lowered them to form the basin of Lough Neagh, and broke up the continuity of the volcanic land of the North Atlantic area.
The bureaucracy became a refuge for the nobles, and above all for the bourgeois, whose fixed incomes were lowered by the influx of precious metals from the New World, while the wages of artisans rose.
When the current is reversed, the temperature of AC will be raised and that of CB lowered by the reversal of the effect.
By screwing in the micrometer, the spring is compressed and the tube lowered.
On the tube very near to the pin E is a cylinder C, which by the action of the screw F is very slightly raised or lowered.
The pressure being still further reduced, the temperature is gradually lowered until the freezing-point is reached and ice formed, when about one-sixth of the original volume has been evaporated.
In some cases, instead of the entrance being at the sides or ends, it is at the top, all goods being raised to the top floor in lifts and lowered by lifts into the rooms. With good machinery the cost of raising is not great, and is probably equalled by the saving in refrigeration, since the rooms hold the heavy cold air as a glass holds water.
Graham (Chemical and Physical Researches) recommended dialysis as the best mode of preparing gummic acid, and stated that the power of gum to penetrate the parchment septum is 400 times less than that of sodium chloride, and, further, that by mixing the gum with substances of the crystalloid class the diffusibility is lowered, and may be even reduced to nothing.
Chest heaving, Dusty lowered the two-handed sword he'd been using to hack apart one of the practice dummies in the back of the command center.
He said nothing for a moment then lowered his head to nuzzle her neck.
Rhyn.s voice lowered dangerously and he faced his brother.
Rhyn watched Ully inject one of the Immortals with some concoction derived from the immunity blood Sasha brought and lowered himself into a fighting stance.
Brady peeled his face mask off and lowered the muzzle of his weapon, unnerved by the unrealistic utopia after the three-day battle up the side of the mountain.
The branches flung upwards, snatching the legs and wings of the demons. Toby heard a demon shriek as its wings were torn from its body. The tree lowered Toby to the ground. He looked up once more, turned and ran through the jungle, leaving the trees to fight off the demons.
He heard a groan from nearby and lowered his weapons, the first to step away to see whose body lay before Her. It was Kiki's. Rhyn smelled blood before he saw the soaked clothing of his half-brother. Ignoring Death, Rhyn rolled Kiki onto his back.
According to the book in the library, Mumps rarely caused sterility, though it might cause lowered fertility.
He regained his composure and lowered brows over flashing eyes.
Her last coherent thought as he lowered his head to kiss her lips was that he was right.
He lowered his head to nuzzle her neck, loving the smell of a woman's skin almost as much as he did the taste of her blood.
Over the following years these emission limits will be lowered to further encourage the driving of cars which pollute the atmosphere less.
Once that's paid, the rising bollards set into the road surface are lowered.
The retractable bowsprit and easily raised or lowered mast make the 24 ' economical to berth and suitable for single-handed sailing.
Drop Head buckeye coupling A buckeye coupling that can be lowered to reveal a standard hook for a screw or three link type coupling.
The lowered front bumper makes the front of the vehicle look lower.
When replacing these bushings, do not tighten completely until vehicle is lowered to its normal ride position.
The more the car is lowered, the greater the negative camber that is introduced.
This experiment showed that chitosan decreases blood sugar, and that the more chitosan is used, the more the blood sugar is lowered.
The steering column could be raised or lowered to suit the height of the driver.
In addition, lowered activity in the prefrontal cortex relative to controls has been reported for those with autism.