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lowering

lowering Sentence Examples

  • She glanced at the ring and leaned forward, lowering her voice.

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  • Lowering his head, his lips touched hers.

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  • He was picking up the paper and lowering his frame into a chair when he noticed she had stopped.

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  • He lifted her into his arms and carried her to his bedroom, gently lowering her to the bed.

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  • Han asked, lowering his book.

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  • The safest place she could be was with him, and he'd nearly gotten her killed by lowering his guard.

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  • He leaned into her, lowering his eyes to her level.

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  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.

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  • To buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest; to secure cheapness by lowering the expenses of production; to adopt the less expensive rather than the more expensive method of obtaining a given result - these and other maxims are as old as human society.

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  • She pulled her arm from his grip and stared at it, twisting it left and right before lowering it.

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  • He gripped her wrist hard, lowering his head.

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  • "I don't have to," he said, voice lowering into a growl.

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  • "It was one of Kris's warriors," he said, his voice lowering into another feral growl.

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  • Gabriel whipped around at the voice, lowering the weapon that emerged instinctively at the sound of a stranger in his home.

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  • "What is it you fear of me?" he demanded, lowering his sword and pacing closer to her.

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  • He caught his breath and stepped back, lowering his hand.

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  • He backed up a few feet and stopped, lowering his head and growling in a way that made the hair on the back of her neck stand on end.

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  • Lana whirled, surprised to see the PMF man in gray lowering the weapon.

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  • Lowering his head, he brushed her lips softly with his.

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  • Lowering the heavy cast iron frying pan into the sink, she filled it with water and left it to soak.

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  • Lowering her to the floor, he turned away.

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  • Carmen looked away and Jonathan climbed up on the porch, lowering himself into the swing.

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  • Darian bear-hugged her, lowering his head to breathe in her scent.

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  • She was lowering herself to his methods - and scoring big time.

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  • The land was acquired either by confiscation from disaffected states or in exchange for a lowering of tribute.

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  • This lowering tendency towards the low church pitch, and the final adoption of the latter as a general mean pitch throughout the 18th century, was no doubt influenced by the introduction of the violin, which would not bear the high tension to which the lutes and viols had been strained.

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  • He attacks Hegelianism for its pantheism, its lowering of human personality, and imperfect recognition of the demands of the moral consciousness.

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  • Where high speed lowering is not required it is usual to employ a reversing motor and keep it always in gear.

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

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  • The speed of a cable is given in words per minute, the conventional number of five letters per word being understood, though in actual practice, owing to the extensive use of special codes, the number of letters per word is really between eight and nine; and this forms a considerable factor in lowering the earning capacity of a cable.

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  • On the 2gth of June 1881 the Chamber adopted a Franchise Reform Bill, which increased the electorate from oo,ooo to 2,000,000 by lowering the fiscal qualification from 40 to 19.80 lire in direct taxation, and by extending the suffrage to all persons who had passed through the two lower standards of the elementary schools, and practically to all persons able to read and write.

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  • For instance, a Fungus epidemic is impossible unless the climatic conditions are such as to favor the dispersal and germination of the spores; and when plants are killed off owi~ig to the supersaturation of the soil with water, it is by no means obvious whether the excess of water and dissolved materials, or the exclusion of oxygen from the root-hairs, or the lowering of the temperature, or the accumulation of foul products of decomposition should be put into the foreground.

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  • In the southern hemisphere the Palaeozoic flora appears ultimately to have been profoundly modified by a lowering of temperature and the existence of glacial conditions over a wide area.

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  • Surface currents are set up by prevailing winds, which also seriously affect water levels, lowering the water at Chicago and raising it at the strait, or the reverse, so as greatly to inconvenience navigation.

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  • Mag., 18 93 [5), 35, p. 45 8) has shown that, while an increase in molecular weight is generally associated with a rise in the boiling-point, yet the symmetry of the resulting molecule may exert such a lowering effect that the final result is a diminution in the boiling-point.

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  • The loculi in this lower portion were intact, with inscriptions of the 2nd century still in their places, proving that the niche in which that picture was painted must have been considerably older than the lowering of the floor.

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  • Daly estimates that the maximum lowering of ocean level due to this cause would only amount to 36 fathoms, but even that would be the cause of very marked geological effects.

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  • For soft iron, tungsten-steel and nickel little difference appeared to result from lowering the temperature down to - 186° C. (the temperature of liquid air); at sufficiently high temperatures, 600 to 1000° or more, it was remarked that the changes of length in iron, steel and cobalt tended in every case to become proportional to the magnetic force, the curves being nearly straight lines entirely above the axis.

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  • The principal symptons of chronic ether-drinking are a weakening of the activity of the special senses, and notably sight and hearing, a lowering of the intelligence and a degree of general paresis (partial paralysis) of motion.

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  • Gravity or self-acting planes are for lowering loaded cars, one or more at a time, from a higher to a lower level.

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  • and lowering them with the hoisting engines.

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  • The time consumed in lowering the men is shortened by the use of cages having two or more decks.

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  • 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.

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  • At a few mines special man-cages are operated in separate compartments by their own engines for handling part of the men, and for tools, supplies, &c. For inclined shafts, where the mineral is hoisted in skips, the operation of raising and lowering men may not be so simple.

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  • On lowering the piston its valve opens and air passes in from the vessel to be exhausted; this is further rarefied on the next stroke and so on.

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  • The width of the sheet or plate is regulated by moving guides which are placed in front of the roller and are pushed along by it, while its thickness is regulated by raising or lowering the roller relatively to the surface of the table.

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  • Conversely, a combination of increased pressure and lowering of temperature will, if carried far enough, reduce a gas to a liquid, and afterwards to the solid state; and nearly every gaseous substance has now undergone this operation.

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  • A certain critical temperature is observed in a gas, above which the liquefaction is impossible; so that the gaseous state has two subdivisions into (i.)a true gas, which cannot be liquefied, because its temperature is above the critical temperature, (ii.) a vapour, where the temperature is below the critical, and which can ultimately be liquefied by further lowering of temperature or increase of pressure.

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  • Then dp/dz=kdp/dz = P, = Poe ik, p - po= kpo(ez Ik -1); (16) and if the liquid was incompressible, the depth at pressure p would be (p - po) 1po, so that the lowering of the surface due to compression is ke h I k -k -z= 1z 2 /k, when k is large.

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  • (2) (3) Suppose the density p varies as some nth power of the depth below 0, then (7) and the lowering of the surface is 2 ° - z=klog po - z= - k log(1 - k) - zt12 k (20) Po as before in 17).

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  • This method is particularly successful in the case of substances which cannot be distilled at their ordinary boiling-points (it will be seen in the following section that distilling with steam implies a lowering of boiling-point), and which can be readily separated from water.

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  • Privacy was obtained by blinds of split bamboo, and the parent chamber was, separated from the ambulatory by similar bamboo blinds with silk cords for raising or lowering them, or by curtains.

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  • Matthiessen as 73 at 0° C., pure silver being 100; the value of this coefficient depends greatly on the purity of the metal, the presence of a few thousandths of silver lowering it by 10%.

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  • There is hardly any increase in the intestinal secretion, the drug being emphatically not a hydragogue cathartic. There is no doubt that its habitual use may be a factor in the formation of haemorrhoids; as in the case of all drugs that act powerfully on the lower part of the intestine, without simultaneously lowering the venous pressure by causing increase of secretion from the bowel.

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  • It is customary to have a curved sheet iron roof or bonnet when the cage is used for raising or lowering the miners, to protect them from injury by falling materials.

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  • By this means the time of stoppage is reduced to a minimum, 8 seconds for a three-decked cage as against 28 seconds, as the operations of lowering the tubs to the level of the pit-top, discharging, and replacing them are performed during the time that the following load is being drawn up the pit.

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  • Ansdell show that if the gas be subjected to a pressure of 21�53 atmospheres at a temperature of o° C., it is converted into the liquid state, the pressure needed increasing with the rise of temperature, and decreasing with the lowering of the temperature, until at - 82° C. it becomes liquid under ordinary atmospheric pressure.

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  • In like manner, on further lowering the tension to one ninth, three ventral segments will be formed, and so on.

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  • A new electoral law of the same year reformed the Saxon diet by abolishing the old distinction between the various " estates " and lowering the qualification for the franchise; the result was a Liberal majority in the Lower House and a period of civil and ecclesiastical reform.

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  • The waterway of the present London Bridge is 690 ft., and the removal of the obstruction caused by the old bridge caused a lowering of the low-water level by 5 ft., and a considerable deepening of the river-bed.

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  • At the cal culated position of one of the points of contrary flexure all the rivets of the top boom were cut out, and by lowering the end of the girder over the side span one inch, the joint was opened - -- Section of Newark Dyke Bridge.

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  • It can be obtained in three different crystalline forms, the transition points of which are 35° C., 83° C. and 125° C. It is easily soluble in water, a considerable lowering of temperature taking place during the operation; on this account it is sometimes used in the preparation of freezing mixtures.

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  • The necessity for reducing the revenue and cutting down the continued surplus was met in this way rather than by lowering the protective duties.

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  • In what are commonly called loans of money, it is not really the money, but the money's worth, that the borrower wants; and the lender really assigns to him the right to a certain portion of the annual produce of the land and labour of the country, As the general capital of a country increases, so also does the particular portion of it from which the possessors wish to derive a revenue without being at the trouble of employing it themselves, and, as the quantity of stock thus available for loans is augmented, the interest diminishes, not merely "from the general causes which make the market price of things commonly diminish as their quantity increases," but because, with the increase of capital, "it becomes gradually more and more difficult to find within the country a profitable method of employing any new capital" - whence arises a competition between different capitals, and a lowering of profits, which must diminish the price which can be paid for the use of capital, or in other words the rate of interest.

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  • It was formerly wrongly supposed, and even Locke and Montesquieu did not escape this error, that the fall in the value of the precious metals consequent on the discovery of the American mines was the real cause of the general lowering of the rate of interest in Europe.

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  • But a woman should be able to mount without aid, by lowering her stirrup, so that she can reach it from the ground, and then raising it again when she is seated in the saddle.

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  • This weir retains the river above it at half-tide level, in order to cover the mud-banks which had been bared at low tide between Richmond and Teddington by the lowering of the low-water level, owing to the removal of various obstructions in the river below.

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  • The addition of a foot-bridge greatly facilitates the raising and lowering of these shutter weirs, and also aids the regulation of the discharge; but it renders this form of weir much more costly than the ordinary frame weir, and where large quantities of drift come down with sudden floods, the frames of the bridge are liable to be carried away, and therefore boats must be relied on for working the weir.

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  • This is now used only for illumination by raising and lowering a fire-basket.

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  • The relative lowering of vapour pressure of the solution compared with that of the solvent is measured by the ratio of the extra mass absorbed from the solvent bulbs to the total mass absorbed from both series of bulbs.

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  • Substituting these values, we find that the relative lowering of vapour pressure in a very dilute solution is equal to the ratio of the numbers of solute and solvent molecules, or (p - p')/p = n/N.

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  • The difference in the lowering of vapour pressures dp - dp' may be put equal to VdP/v, where P is the osmotic pressure, and V the specific volume of the solvent.

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  • Approximately one degree lowering of freezing point corresponds with a change of 12 atmospheres in the osmotic pressure.

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  • From the known coefficients of compressibility and thermal expansion we find that V may be represented by the linear equation V=1.000+0.0008 A, where A is the lowering of the freezing point below o°.

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  • If each molecule of the solute combines with a certain number of molecules of the solvent in such a way as to render them inactive for evaporation, we get a lowering of vapour pressure.

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  • If there are n molecules of solute to N of solvent originally, and each molecule of solute combines with a molecule of solvent, we get for the ratio of vapour pressures p/p'=(N - an)/(N - an+n), while the relative lowering of vapour pressure is (p - p')/p=n/(N - an).

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  • In the limit of dilution when n is very small compared with N this gives Raoult's experimental law that the relative lowering is n/N, which we deduced from the osmotic law, and conversely from which the osmotic law follows, while for more concentrated solutions agreement is obtained by assigning arbitrary values to a, which, as we have seen, is 5 in the case of cane-sugar.

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  • Indeed, this is bound to happen more or less, but it is guarded against by lowering the concrete slowly in a special box, the bottom of which is opened as it reaches the ground on which the concrete is to be laid.

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  • Castner had long been interested in aluminium, and was desirous of lowering its price.

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  • Where the cultivation of large specimens has to be carried on, a span-roofed house of greater height and larger dimensions may sometimes prove useful; but space for this class of plants may generally be secured in a house of the smaller elevation, simply by lowering or removing altogether the staging erected for smaller plants, and allowing the larger ones to stand on or nearer the floor.

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  • The advantage of the " reversing " system is that it avoids lifting the piece from below to above the middle roll, and again lowering it, which is rather difficult because the white-hot piece cannot be guided directly by hand, but must be moved by means of hooks, tongs, or even complex mechanism.

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  • The bearings for receiving these trunnions are V-shaped; the V on one side is fixed, while the other is cut through and can be narrowed or made wider, thus lifting or lowering the trunnion by means of two capstan-headed screws.

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  • The phenomena were first observed without mutual transformation, aldehyde melting at - 118°, paraldehyde at 13°, the only mutual influence being a lowering of melting-point, with a minimum at - 120° in the eutectic point.

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  • There appears also to be a specific action of lowering the reflex excitability of the spinal cord.

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  • Among these high grounds also the gradual narrowing of ridges into sharp, narrow, knife-edged crests and the lowering of these into cols or passes can be admirably studied.

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  • 9; Plutarch, Publicola, 1 o); lowering the fasces was also the manner in which an inferior saluted a superior magistrate.

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  • The rotation of the dome, and p _z with it the platform-framework, is accomplished s by means of electric motors, as also is the raising and lowering of the platform on its = =_ framework.

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  • Hamann seems at this time to have thought that any strenuous devotion to "bread-and-butter" studies was lowering, and accordingly gave himself entirely to reading, criticism and philological inquiries.

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  • This Lowering Of The Minimum Was Probably Due To Some Constant Errors Inherent In Their Method Of Experiment.

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  • Babo, 1847, gave the law known by his name, that the " relative lowering" (p - po)lpo of the vapour-pressure of a solution, or the ratio of the diminution of vapour-pressure (p - po) to the vapour-pressure po of the pure solvent at the same temperature, was constant, or independent of the temperature, for any solution of constant strength.

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  • 1858, 103, p. 529) found the lowering of the vapour-pressure to be nearly proportional to the strength of the solution for the same salt.

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  • Ostwald, employing Wiillner's results, found the lowering of vapourpressure produced by different salts in solution in water to be approximately the same for solutions containing the same number of gramme-molecules of salt per c.c. F.

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  • Raoult (Comptes Rendus, 1886-87) employed other solvents besides water, and showed that the relative lowering for different solvents and different dissolved substances was the same in many cases for solutions in which the ratio of the number of gramme-molecules n of the dissolved substance to the number of molecules N of the solvent was the same, or that it varied generally in proportion to the ratio n/N.

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  • This assumption coincides exactly with Raoult's law for the relative lowering of vapourpressure, if a = 1, and agrees with it in the limit in all cases for very dilute solutions, but it makes a very considerable difference in strong solutions if a is greater or less than 1.

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  • And in other countries the attempt to bring religion into politics has sometimes had the effect of lowering religion, rather than ennobling politics.

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  • Nitrite of amyl has the power of dilating the arteries; it has consequently been employed with much success in lowering the blood pressure and removing the pain in angina pectoris.

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  • The old plan of lowering it by means of cold baths was known to Musa, the physician of Augustus, and by it he saved the emperor's life; but the same treatment killed the emperor's nephew.

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  • There are a number of drugs which have a very powerful action in lowering temperature.

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  • The lowering of tension, which follows the condensation of the vapour, is then strikingly shown by the sudden precipitation of the water.] Ef f ect of Surface-tension on the Velocity of Waves.

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  • The last well-marked lowering of the land took place in the Pleistocene period, when it was accompanied by glacial conditions, through which the greater part of northern England and the Midlands was covered by ice; a state of things which led directly and indirectly to the deposition of those extensive boulder clays, sands and gravels which obscure so much of the older surface of the country in all but the southern counties.

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  • Beckmann obtained P4 molecules from the boiling-point of carbon bisulphide solutions, and Hertz arrived at the same conclusion from the lowering of the freezing-point in benzene solution; E.

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  • By lowering the head of water in any well which draws its supply from porous rock, the yield is always temporarily increased.

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  • 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.

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  • When the water has been drawn down by pumping to a lower level its passage through the sandstone or chalk in the neighbourhood of the borehole is further resisted by the smaller length of borehole below the water; and there are many instances in which repeated lowering and increased pumping, both from wells and boreholes, have had the result of reducing the water available, after a few years, nearly to the original quantity.

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  • Thus the permeable vein grows vertically rather than horizontally, and ultimately assumes the form of a thin vertical sheet traversing the puddle wall, often diagonally in plan, and having a thickness which has varied in different cases from a few inches to a couple of feet or more, of almost clean sand rising to an observed height of 30 or 40 ft., and only arrested in its upward growth by the necessary lowering of the reservoir water to avoid serious danger.

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  • With lowering of the temperature stearin, accompanied with a small proportion of spermaceti, separates from the oil, and a little under the freezingpoint nearly the whole of these constituents may be crystallized out.

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  • Westerly gales are more frequent, and have more effect on the water surface than easterly ones, lowering the water as much as 7 to 8 ft.

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  • Lord Ashley and the factory reformers contended, on the one hand, that ten hours were long enough for any person to work; their opponents maintained, on the contrary, that the adoption of the clause would injure the working-classes by lowering the rate of wages, and ruin the manufacturers by exposing them to foreign competition.

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  • The latter possesses the physical property stated above which distinguishes a gas from a fluid, but it differs from a gas by being readily condensible to a liquid, either by lowering the temperature or moderately increasing the pressure.

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  • By opening the stopcock and lowering the level tube any desired quantity of the gas can be aspirated over.

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  • It is then run back into the measuring tube by lowering the level tube, the stopcock is closed, and the volume noted.

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  • By opening the three-way cock to the supply of the test gas and lowering the levelling bottle, any desired amount can be drawn into the measuring tube.

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  • The tar and liquor when condensed have a dissolving action on various valuable light-giving constituents of the gas, which in the ordinary way would not be deposited by the lowering of temperature, and for this reason the heavy tar, and especially that produced in the hydraulic main, should come in contact with the gas as little as possible, and condensation should take place slowly.

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  • Sometimes the purpose of a gas-producer is attained in a very simple manner by lowering the grate of an ordinary fireplace so much that a layer of coal 4 or 5 ft.

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  • In 1691 currency and finance were much in his thoughts, and in the following year he addressed an important letter to Sir John Somers on the Consequences of the Lowering of Interest and Raising the Value of Mono).

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  • (4) Some Considerations on the Consequence of Lowering the Rate of Interest and Raising the Value of Money (1691).

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  • The angels fell through pride - through desire to raise themselves to equality with God; man fell by lowering himself to the level of nature.

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  • The vapour density is 10.6 (air =1) at 564° C., corresponding to a tetratomic molecule As; at a white heat the vapour density shows a considerable lowering in value, due to the dissociation of the complex molecule.

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  • The climate in northern latitudes seems to have passed from temperate to sub-tropical, with minor fluctuations, until at the close a rapid lowering of temperature ushered in the glacial period.

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  • The prince indeed was soon released and solemnly pardoned; but, meanwhile, Napoleon had seized the opportunity afforded by the effect of this public scandal in lowering the prestige of the royal family to pour his troops into Spain, under pretext of reinforcing J unots corps in Portugal.

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  • Some examples of this genus, described by Etheridge from Permo-Carboniferous beds in New South Wales, differ in some respects from the ordinary form, and bear a superficial resemblance to the Equise nected with a lowering of temperature and the prevalence of glacial conditions over a wide area in India and the southern hemisphere.

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  • The appearance of a new type of vegetation in India and the southern hemisphere was probably connected with a widespread lowering of temperature, to which reference has already been made.

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  • Following on a decided lowering of the pain and touch senses, which may even lead to complete loss of cutaneous sensation, there comes a sleep which is often accompanied by pleasant dreams. There appears to be no evidence in the case of either the lower animals or the human subject that the drug is an aphrodisiac. Excessive indulgence in cannabis indica is very rare, but may lead to general ill-health and occasionally to insanity.

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  • Lowering his head, his lips touched hers.

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  • Lowering it, he finally spoke.

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  • He was picking up the paper and lowering his frame into a chair when he noticed she had stopped.

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  • She glanced at the ring and leaned forward, lowering her voice.

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  • He lifted her into his arms and carried her to his bedroom, gently lowering her to the bed.

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  • The safest place she could be was with him, and he'd nearly gotten her killed by lowering his guard.

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  • She pulled her arm from his grip and stared at it, twisting it left and right before lowering it.

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  • Han asked, lowering his book.

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  • Damian demanded, lowering her to the ground and spinning her to face him.

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  • He leaned into her, lowering his eyes to her level.

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  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.

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  • He gripped her wrist hard, lowering his head.

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  • "I don't have to," he said, voice lowering into a growl.

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  • "It was one of Kris's warriors," he said, his voice lowering into another feral growl.

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  • Gabriel whipped around at the voice, lowering the weapon that emerged instinctively at the sound of a stranger in his home.

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  • "What is it you fear of me?" he demanded, lowering his sword and pacing closer to her.

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  • He caught his breath and stepped back, lowering his hand.

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  • He backed up a few feet and stopped, lowering his head and growling in a way that made the hair on the back of her neck stand on end.

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  • Lana whirled, surprised to see the PMF man in gray lowering the weapon.

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  • Lowering his head, he brushed her lips softly with his.

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  • Lowering the heavy cast iron frying pan into the sink, she filled it with water and left it to soak.

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  • Lowering her to the floor, he turned away.

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  • Carmen looked away and Jonathan climbed up on the porch, lowering himself into the swing.

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  • Darian bear-hugged her, lowering his head to breathe in her scent.

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  • She was lowering herself to his methods - and scoring big time.

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  • aquifer system over the last two decades has resulted in significant lowering of the ground water table.

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  • It may also facilitate technological progress, by reducing firms ' switching costs and so lowering barriers to entry and barriers to change.

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  • basking area can be obtained by lowering or raising the lamp height.

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  • Therefore, the use of potassium supplements for lowering blood pressure should only be done under the care of a doctor.

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  • Payment will facilitate the lowering of the automatic bollard located in the center of the outbound carriageway.

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  • We have already debated lowering the age for parliamentary candidacy from the age set in 1695 to 18.

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  • A further modification was made to the rear suspension, lowering the chassis to compensate for its normal very high build.

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  • Hit a red icon, and Larry will either fart or drop a clunker into the conversation, lowering his confidence.

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  • conciliatory noises from Tory spokesmen, there has been no commitment to lowering the tax on fuel.

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  • Look to insurers lowering the amount higher deductibles quick he or she.

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  • In effect, it achieves its results by temporarily raising or lowering the bond dissociation energy.

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  • As we keep lowering the divisor, more parties will get seats, more seats will be awarded.

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  • In summary, treatment with RSG improved cardiac energetics by lowering plasma FFA and hs-CRP.

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  • Setting unrealistic expectations will only result in a lowering of morale.

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  • Stratus lowering and increasing after 2100 UTC with fog from 2135 UTC.

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  • Metformin Metformin is a biguanide with antihyperglycaemic effects, lowering both basal and postprandial plasma glucose.

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  • hypothalamus hormone, is integrally involved in appetite control, weight maintenance, and lowering the levels of CYP450.

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  • increasing the inertia or lowering the torsional stiffness results in a lower resonant frequency.

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  • lever taps, lowering a cistern or having a grab rail of some sort fitted in my home?

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  • DiscussWireless is currently updating their comprehensive cellular phone lineup, lowering become extra film tv prices and adding new phones.

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  • Fasting has been used by patients for weight management, to rest the digestive tract and for lowering lipids.

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  • It has a potent effect in lowering LDL and it also appears to raise high-density lipoproteins (HDL ).

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  • Effect of plant stanol tablets on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering in patients on statin drugs.

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  • low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering in patients on statin drugs.

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  • lowering cholesterol.

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  • lowering the average daily value thresholds would help to increase flexibility for firms.

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  • Business information can be accessed using an Internet browser through a central resource, thereby lowering administration costs.

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  • lowering of morale.

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  • lowering of economic barriers between countries.

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  • Crane (12.5 ton) can be used for lowering masts.

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  • About 14.30 ish the provisioning team returned and a rather nautical rope lowering of the Safeway bags ensued.

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  • There seems to have been a strong tradition in the house against lowering the dignity of the regular life by public penances.

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  • auto policyholders can company from its instead of lowering.

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  • Am I eligible for lever taps, lowering a cistern or having a grab rail of some sort fitted in my home?

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  • Window in wall opens into twisting trench which soon rejoins stream in high passage lowering to shingle chokes upstream.

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  • sallyh the sun lowering, we sallied forth in search of duck to a lagoon we had heard of lower down the coast.

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  • sallyh the sun lowering, we sallied forth in search of duck to a lagoon we had heard of lower down the coast.

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  • Obviously raising the film by adding shims under the holder would be easier than lowering it.

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  • Rear Suspension alternative material bushes; lowering blocks; telescopic shock absorbers using any design of bracket; spring rates may be altered.

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  • Reduced melt temperature is another benefit, lowering crystallization and cooling times and thus shortening cycles, and also saving energy costs.

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  • White sugar causes these defenders to become sluggish in their work, thereby lowering resistance to disease.

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  • In addition to helping me control my weight, exercise has a direct effect of lowering blood sugar.

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  • These involve a lowering of the height by having a slightly sunken pitch.

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  • A further modification was made to the rear suspension, lowering the chassis to compensate for its normal very high build.

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  • Am I eligible for lever taps, lowering a cistern or having a grab rail of some sort fitted in my home?

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  • In a hostile environment where an attack may be imminent, lowering these thresholds may record extra probing from an attacker.

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  • UPDATE - Issue 21 - Spring 2005 Are we lowering the tone?

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  • They have a smaller effect on raising HDL and lowering triglycerides.

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  • underscored the need for lowering the ambitions for the round.

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  • unrealistic expectations will only result in a lowering of morale.

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  • The original 60's design wah-wah pedal, with modified circuitry to deliver fatter, more open sound by lowering the effect's frequency range.

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  • The land was acquired either by confiscation from disaffected states or in exchange for a lowering of tribute.

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  • This lowering tendency towards the low church pitch, and the final adoption of the latter as a general mean pitch throughout the 18th century, was no doubt influenced by the introduction of the violin, which would not bear the high tension to which the lutes and viols had been strained.

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  • He attacks Hegelianism for its pantheism, its lowering of human personality, and imperfect recognition of the demands of the moral consciousness.

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  • In ordinary cases conduction and convection suffice to dissipate the heat generated by the brake, but when a great deal of lowering has to be rapidly performed, or heavy loads have to be lowered to a great depth, special arrangements have to be provided.

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  • In free-barrel cranes the lifting barrel is connected to the revolving shaft by a powerful friction clutch; this, when interlocked with the brake and controller, renders electric cranes exceedingly rapid in working, as the barrel can be detached and lowering performed at a very high speed, without waiting for the lifting motor to come to rest in order to be reversed.

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  • Where high speed lowering is not required it is usual to employ a reversing motor and keep it always in gear.

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

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  • The speed of a cable is given in words per minute, the conventional number of five letters per word being understood, though in actual practice, owing to the extensive use of special codes, the number of letters per word is really between eight and nine; and this forms a considerable factor in lowering the earning capacity of a cable.

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  • On the 2gth of June 1881 the Chamber adopted a Franchise Reform Bill, which increased the electorate from oo,ooo to 2,000,000 by lowering the fiscal qualification from 40 to 19.80 lire in direct taxation, and by extending the suffrage to all persons who had passed through the two lower standards of the elementary schools, and practically to all persons able to read and write.

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  • For instance, a Fungus epidemic is impossible unless the climatic conditions are such as to favor the dispersal and germination of the spores; and when plants are killed off owi~ig to the supersaturation of the soil with water, it is by no means obvious whether the excess of water and dissolved materials, or the exclusion of oxygen from the root-hairs, or the lowering of the temperature, or the accumulation of foul products of decomposition should be put into the foreground.

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  • In the southern hemisphere the Palaeozoic flora appears ultimately to have been profoundly modified by a lowering of temperature and the existence of glacial conditions over a wide area.

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  • To buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest; to secure cheapness by lowering the expenses of production; to adopt the less expensive rather than the more expensive method of obtaining a given result - these and other maxims are as old as human society.

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  • Surface currents are set up by prevailing winds, which also seriously affect water levels, lowering the water at Chicago and raising it at the strait, or the reverse, so as greatly to inconvenience navigation.

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  • Mag., 18 93 [5), 35, p. 45 8) has shown that, while an increase in molecular weight is generally associated with a rise in the boiling-point, yet the symmetry of the resulting molecule may exert such a lowering effect that the final result is a diminution in the boiling-point.

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  • The loculi in this lower portion were intact, with inscriptions of the 2nd century still in their places, proving that the niche in which that picture was painted must have been considerably older than the lowering of the floor.

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  • Daly estimates that the maximum lowering of ocean level due to this cause would only amount to 36 fathoms, but even that would be the cause of very marked geological effects.

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  • For soft iron, tungsten-steel and nickel little difference appeared to result from lowering the temperature down to - 186° C. (the temperature of liquid air); at sufficiently high temperatures, 600 to 1000° or more, it was remarked that the changes of length in iron, steel and cobalt tended in every case to become proportional to the magnetic force, the curves being nearly straight lines entirely above the axis.

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  • The principal symptons of chronic ether-drinking are a weakening of the activity of the special senses, and notably sight and hearing, a lowering of the intelligence and a degree of general paresis (partial paralysis) of motion.

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  • Gravity or self-acting planes are for lowering loaded cars, one or more at a time, from a higher to a lower level.

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  • and lowering them with the hoisting engines.

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  • The time consumed in lowering the men is shortened by the use of cages having two or more decks.

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  • 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.

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  • At a few mines special man-cages are operated in separate compartments by their own engines for handling part of the men, and for tools, supplies, &c. For inclined shafts, where the mineral is hoisted in skips, the operation of raising and lowering men may not be so simple.

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  • On lowering the piston its valve opens and air passes in from the vessel to be exhausted; this is further rarefied on the next stroke and so on.

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  • The width of the sheet or plate is regulated by moving guides which are placed in front of the roller and are pushed along by it, while its thickness is regulated by raising or lowering the roller relatively to the surface of the table.

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  • Conversely, a combination of increased pressure and lowering of temperature will, if carried far enough, reduce a gas to a liquid, and afterwards to the solid state; and nearly every gaseous substance has now undergone this operation.

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  • A certain critical temperature is observed in a gas, above which the liquefaction is impossible; so that the gaseous state has two subdivisions into (i.)a true gas, which cannot be liquefied, because its temperature is above the critical temperature, (ii.) a vapour, where the temperature is below the critical, and which can ultimately be liquefied by further lowering of temperature or increase of pressure.

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  • Then dp/dz=kdp/dz = P, = Poe ik, p - po= kpo(ez Ik -1); (16) and if the liquid was incompressible, the depth at pressure p would be (p - po) 1po, so that the lowering of the surface due to compression is ke h I k -k -z= 1z 2 /k, when k is large.

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  • (2) (3) Suppose the density p varies as some nth power of the depth below 0, then (7) and the lowering of the surface is 2 ° - z=klog po - z= - k log(1 - k) - zt12 k (20) Po as before in 17).

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  • This method is particularly successful in the case of substances which cannot be distilled at their ordinary boiling-points (it will be seen in the following section that distilling with steam implies a lowering of boiling-point), and which can be readily separated from water.

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  • Privacy was obtained by blinds of split bamboo, and the parent chamber was, separated from the ambulatory by similar bamboo blinds with silk cords for raising or lowering them, or by curtains.

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  • Matthiessen as 73 at 0° C., pure silver being 100; the value of this coefficient depends greatly on the purity of the metal, the presence of a few thousandths of silver lowering it by 10%.

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  • There is hardly any increase in the intestinal secretion, the drug being emphatically not a hydragogue cathartic. There is no doubt that its habitual use may be a factor in the formation of haemorrhoids; as in the case of all drugs that act powerfully on the lower part of the intestine, without simultaneously lowering the venous pressure by causing increase of secretion from the bowel.

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  • It is customary to have a curved sheet iron roof or bonnet when the cage is used for raising or lowering the miners, to protect them from injury by falling materials.

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  • By this means the time of stoppage is reduced to a minimum, 8 seconds for a three-decked cage as against 28 seconds, as the operations of lowering the tubs to the level of the pit-top, discharging, and replacing them are performed during the time that the following load is being drawn up the pit.

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  • Ansdell show that if the gas be subjected to a pressure of 21�53 atmospheres at a temperature of o° C., it is converted into the liquid state, the pressure needed increasing with the rise of temperature, and decreasing with the lowering of the temperature, until at - 82° C. it becomes liquid under ordinary atmospheric pressure.

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  • In like manner, on further lowering the tension to one ninth, three ventral segments will be formed, and so on.

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  • A new electoral law of the same year reformed the Saxon diet by abolishing the old distinction between the various " estates " and lowering the qualification for the franchise; the result was a Liberal majority in the Lower House and a period of civil and ecclesiastical reform.

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  • The waterway of the present London Bridge is 690 ft., and the removal of the obstruction caused by the old bridge caused a lowering of the low-water level by 5 ft., and a considerable deepening of the river-bed.

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  • At the cal culated position of one of the points of contrary flexure all the rivets of the top boom were cut out, and by lowering the end of the girder over the side span one inch, the joint was opened - -- Section of Newark Dyke Bridge.

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  • It can be obtained in three different crystalline forms, the transition points of which are 35° C., 83° C. and 125° C. It is easily soluble in water, a considerable lowering of temperature taking place during the operation; on this account it is sometimes used in the preparation of freezing mixtures.

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  • The necessity for reducing the revenue and cutting down the continued surplus was met in this way rather than by lowering the protective duties.

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  • In what are commonly called loans of money, it is not really the money, but the money's worth, that the borrower wants; and the lender really assigns to him the right to a certain portion of the annual produce of the land and labour of the country, As the general capital of a country increases, so also does the particular portion of it from which the possessors wish to derive a revenue without being at the trouble of employing it themselves, and, as the quantity of stock thus available for loans is augmented, the interest diminishes, not merely "from the general causes which make the market price of things commonly diminish as their quantity increases," but because, with the increase of capital, "it becomes gradually more and more difficult to find within the country a profitable method of employing any new capital" - whence arises a competition between different capitals, and a lowering of profits, which must diminish the price which can be paid for the use of capital, or in other words the rate of interest.

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  • It was formerly wrongly supposed, and even Locke and Montesquieu did not escape this error, that the fall in the value of the precious metals consequent on the discovery of the American mines was the real cause of the general lowering of the rate of interest in Europe.

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  • Naturalist, 1906, pp. 7 6 9-795, 82 9- 8 59) finds that foremost in the long series of causes which lead to extinction are the grander environmental changes, such as physiographic changes, diminished or contracted land areas, substitution of insular for continental conditions; changes of climate and secular lowering of temperature accompanied by deforestation and checking of the food supply; changes influencing the mating period as well as fertility; changes causing increased humidity, which in turn favours enemies among insect life.

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  • But a woman should be able to mount without aid, by lowering her stirrup, so that she can reach it from the ground, and then raising it again when she is seated in the saddle.

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  • This weir retains the river above it at half-tide level, in order to cover the mud-banks which had been bared at low tide between Richmond and Teddington by the lowering of the low-water level, owing to the removal of various obstructions in the river below.

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  • The addition of a foot-bridge greatly facilitates the raising and lowering of these shutter weirs, and also aids the regulation of the discharge; but it renders this form of weir much more costly than the ordinary frame weir, and where large quantities of drift come down with sudden floods, the frames of the bridge are liable to be carried away, and therefore boats must be relied on for working the weir.

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  • This is now used only for illumination by raising and lowering a fire-basket.

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  • The relative lowering of vapour pressure of the solution compared with that of the solvent is measured by the ratio of the extra mass absorbed from the solvent bulbs to the total mass absorbed from both series of bulbs.

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  • Substituting these values, we find that the relative lowering of vapour pressure in a very dilute solution is equal to the ratio of the numbers of solute and solvent molecules, or (p - p')/p = n/N.

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