Mantles sentence examples

  • These three concentric tissue mantles are evidently formed by the conjoined bases of the leaf traces, each of which is composed of the same three tissues.

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  • Many trees offer magnificent displays of flowers at certain seasons of the year; perhaps the loveliest effect is derived from the bushes and trailing creepers of the Combretum genus, which, during the "winter" months from December to March, cover the scrub and the forest with mantles of rose colour.

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  • The former is often a rich oil-gas, stored in steel reservoirs under the coaches at a pressure of six or seven atmospheres, and passed through a reducing valve to the burners; these used to be of the ordinary fish-tail type, but inverted incandescent mantles are coming into increasing use.

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  • The heart gives off posteriorly a second median vessel which divides almost at once into a right and a left half, each of which again divides into two vessels which run to the dorsal and ventral mantles respectively.

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  • In course of time various plaids or mantles are assumed, and in Babylonia the goddesses were the first to have both shoulders covered.

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  • The Babylonian temples received garments as payment in kind, and the Egyptian lists in the Papyrus Harris (Rameses III.) enumerate an enormous number of skirts, tunics and mantles, dyed and undyed, for the various deities.

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  • As regards street lighting, the extended use of burners with incandescent mantles has been of good effect.

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  • Zirconium oxide or zirconia, Zr02, has become important since its application to the manufacture of mantles for incandescent gas-lighting.

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  • Zirconia, when heated to whiteness, remains unfused, and radiates a fine white light, which suggested its utilization for making incandescent gas mantles; and, in the form of disks, as a substitute for the lime-cylinders ordinarily employed in "limelight."

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  • From the palaces and retinues of thousands of servants attached to the royal service may be inferred at once the despotic power of the Mexican rulers and the heavy taxation of the people; in fact some of the most remarkable of the picture-writings are tribute-rolls enumerating by hundreds and thousands the mantles, ocelot-skins, bags of gold-dust, bronze hatchets, loads of chocolate, &c., furnished periodically by the towns.

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  • Then the royal body was invested in the mantles of his patron-gods, especially that of the war-god, for Mexican kings were warriors; on his face was placed a mask of turquoise mosaic, and a green chalchihuite-stone as a heart between his lips.

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  • was of skins of woven aloe and palm fibre, but at the time of the conquest cotton was largely cultivated in the hot lands, spun with a spindle, and woven in a rudimentary loom without a shuttle into the mantles and breech-cloths of the men and the chemises and skirts of the women, garments often of fine texture and embroidered in colours.

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  • side of the island; scarlet feathers for similar mantles were taken from the iiwi (Vestiaria coccinea), a black-bodied, scarlet-winged song-bird, which feeds on nectar and on insects found in the bark of the koa and ohia trees, and front the Fringilla coccinea.

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  • The present badges of the orders represent the crosses that the knights wore on their mantles.

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  • They are excellent for trimmings of evening mantles and for children's ties, muffs and perambulator aprons.

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  • It has also important and growing manufactures of ladies' mantles, boots and shoes, machines, furniture, woollen goods, musical instruments, agricultural machinery and implements, leather, tobacco, chemicals, &c. Brewing, bleaching and dyeing are also carried on on a large scale, and there are extensive railway works and a government rifle factory.

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  • It belongs to the group of metals whose oxides are generally denominated "rare earths," and its history is bound up in the history of the group, which is especially interesting from the fact that it supplies the material for the manufacture of the mantles used in incandescent gaslighting, and also that the radio-active substances are almost invariably associated with these oxides.

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  • The mantles made from its skin are reserved for chiefs and dignitaries of native tribes.

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  • steel pens, chronometers, electric and electric-telegraph plant,, bronze, chemicals, soap, lamps, linoleum, china, pianofortes, furniture, gloves, buttons, artificial flowers and ladies' mantles, the last of an annual value exceeding £5,000,000.

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  • The Central is the axis of the system, is distinguished by a line of lofty volcanoes and paramos, some of which show their white mantles 2000 to 3000 ft.

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  • Thus the "electoral mantle" was a robe of office worn by the imperial electors, and the Teutonic knights were known as the orde alborum mantellorum from their white mantles.

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  • c. 1367) refers in a posthumous poem called Dita mundi to the " noble serge " which Ireland sent to Italy, and fine mantles of Irish frieze are mentioned in a list of goods exported from England to Pope Urban VI.

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  • Edwardian fireplaces are uk stockists of original and reproduction Edwardian fireplaces are uk stockists of original and reproduction edwardian fireplaces, mantles, tiles and accessories.

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  • Other male workers in the area included a sawyer, tinman, mineral water maker, cooper, and agent for incandescent gas mantles.

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  • incandescent mantles or filaments.

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  • But please bear in mind that in terms of light output, they can't compete with incandescent mantles or filaments.

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  • To a limited extent, attempts have been made to study icy grain mantles using traditional matrix isolation techniques in high vacuum.

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  • The inner and outer contours of the cement mantles was traced from CT scans and the thickness and cross-sectional area determined.

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  • Children were trained to wear their fathers mantles, and the idea that a nonprofessional could tread the hallowed ground of the stage did not enter any imagination.

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  • The dioxide is used in incandescent gas mantles (see Lighting).

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  • Thorium dioxide or thoria, Th02, is the most important compound, being manufactured commercially in comparatively large quantities from monazite sands, with a view to its utilization for gas mantles (see Lighting, Gas).

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  • Colorful ceramic accessories and earthenware objects are often displayed on mantles, shelving units, or above kitchen cabinetry.

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  • In other rooms, fireplace mantles, curios, windowsills, and tables are all good locations for collections.

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  • Wonderful indoor spots for wall fountains include foyers, sunrooms, dining rooms, and fireplace mantles.

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  • Surfaces such as mantles and countertops are another place where you can add texture and shine.

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  • Try decorating mantles, side tables, or other large surfaces with groups of flowers.

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  • Wrap small white lights with greenery and drape over fireplace mantles, around doorways and around banisters.

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  • You can display them outside to give a festive appearance to doors and entryways, or you can use them inside to decorate mantles or walls.

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King released in 2003 with starts like Elijah Wood and others picking up their Middle Earth mantles one more time.

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  • To distinguish between the sergeants and the knights, the colors of their mantles were different.

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  • Sergeants wore mantles of black, while the mantles of the knights were white.

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  • In the cold winter months the knights could have sheepskin to line their mantles.

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  • As the aerial stem is traced down into the underground rhizome portion, these three mantles die out almost entirelythe central hydrom strand forming the bulk of the cylinder and its elements becoming mixed with thick-walled stereids; at the same time this central hydromstereom strand becomes three-lobed, with deep furrows between the lobes in which the few remaining leptoids run, separated from the central mass by a few starchy cells, the remains of the amylom sheath.

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