Margins Sentence Examples
Salt is collected on the margins of the shats.
For common weights and measures this margin (tolerance, remedy or allowance, as it is also called) has been set out by the Board of Trade for all the various kinds of weights and measures in use for commercial purposes in the United Kingdom, and similar margins of error are recognized in other countries.
The surface features consist of an immense elevated plateau with a chain of mountains on its eastern and western margins, which extends from the United States frontier southward to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec; a fringe of lowlands (tierras calientes) between the plateau and coast on either side; a detached, roughly mountainous section in the south-east, which belongs to the Central American Plateau, and a low sandy plain covering the greater part of the Isthmus of Yucatan.
The physical features of Canada are comparatively simple, and drawn on a large scale, more than half of its surface sloping gently inwards towards the shallow basin of Hudson Bay, with higher margins to the south-east and south-west.
The extinct Gryptochitonidae, Pilsbry, with other Palaeozoic genera, narrow and elongated in form with terminal margins of end valves elevated, belong to this group.Advertisement
Long dislocations have sharply defined its northern and southern margins.
Lateral segmentation affects the lamina, producing indentations, lobings or fissuring of its margins.
The central region, although wedged in between two belts of folding, is not affected by the folds of either, excepting near its margins.
The Upper Silurian shales and sandstones appear only along the northern and southern margins.
In large part these consist of plants which grew near the margins of the old rivers, and which were carried down by floods, and deposited in the alluvial plains, deltas and estuarine areas of the old Gondwana period.Advertisement
When a fly is captured, the viscid excretion becomes strongly acid and the naturally incurved margins of the leaf curve still further inwards, rendering contact between the insect and the leaf-surface more complete.
If the recent work on the cabbage disease may be accepted, the bacteria make their entry at the water pores at the margins of the leaf, and thence via the glandular cells to the tracheids.
As this arrangement extends also to the margins, the wings are more or less twisted upon themselves and present a certain degree of convexity on their superior or upper surface, and a corresponding concavity on their inferior or under surface, - their free edges supplying those fine curves which act with such efficacy upon the air in obtaining the maximum of resistance and the minimum of displacement.
In registering the movements of the wings the tips and margins of the pinions were, by an ingenious modification, employed as the styles or pens.
As the tip of the wing is mid-way between its margins, a line between the continuous and dotted lines gives the figure-of-8 made by the tip. The arrows indicate the reversal of the planes of the wing, and show how the down and up strokes cross each other.Advertisement
The twisting referred to is partly a vital and partly a mechanical act; - that is, it is occasioned in part by the action of the muscles and in part by the greater resistance experienced from the air by the tip and posterior margin of the wing as compared with the root and anterior margin, - the resistance experienced by the tip and posterior margin causing them to reverse always subsequently to the root and anterior margin, which has the effect of throwing the anterior and posterior margins of the wing into figure-of-8 curves, as shown at figs.
One naturally inquires why the high speed of wings, and why the progressive increase of speed at their tips and posterior margins?
Whether, therefore, the air strikes the wings from below, or the wings strike the air from above, the result is the same, - the posterior or flexible margins of the wings yield in an upward direction, and in so doing urge the bird in a horizontal direction."
If the anterior margins of natural and artificial wings were rigid, it would be impossible to make them vibrate smoothly and continuously.
That the posterior margin of the wing yields to a slight extent during both the down and up strokes will readily be admitted, alike because of the very delicate and highly elastic properties of the posterior margins of the wing, and because of the comparatively great force employed in its propulsion; but that it does not yield to the extent stated by Marey is a matter of absolute certainty.Advertisement
The cardinal idea was to force the aeroplanes (slightly elevated at their anterior margins) forwards, kite-fashion, by means of powerful vertical screw propellers driven at high speed - the greater the horizontal speed provided by the propellers, the greater, by implication, the lifting capacity of the aerodrome.
The plain usually forms a distinct border along the landward margins of the uplands of more ancient rock, though to the east of the Cornwall-Devon peninsula it is not very clear, and its continuity in other places is broken by inliers of the more ancient rocks, which everywhere underlie it.
Although a few living species have the antlers in the form of simple spikes in the adult male, in the great majority of species they are more or less branched; while in some, like the elk and fallow-deer, they expand into broad palmated plates, with tines, or snags, on one or both margins.
It is of thin membranous consistence, usually obtuse, often bifid, and possesses no central rib or nerve, but has two lateral ones, one on either side; the margins are frequently folded in at the ribs, which thus become placed at the sharp angles.
While most of the other lagoons are highly saline, with thick incrustations of salt round their margins, Aussa remains fresh throughout the year, owing to the great body of water discharged into it by the Hawash.Advertisement
In the genus Cycas the female flower is peculiar among cycads in consisting of a terminal crown of separate leaf-like carpels several inches in length; the apical portion of each carpellary leaf may be broadly triangular in form, and deeply dissected on the margins into narrow woolly appendages like rudimentary pinnae.
In this way the rivers in the delta slowly build themselves up into canals, which every autumn break through or overflow their margins, and leave their silt upon the adjacent flats.
A certain number of mesenteries, known as complete mesenteries, are attached by the upper parts of their internal margins to the stomodaeum, but below this level their edges hang in the coelenteron.
Other mesenteries, called incomplete, are not attached to the stomodaeum, and their internal margins are free from the peristome to the basal disk.
They are the margins of the great sandstone plateaus, from l000 to 2000 ft.
Then they bend to the south-west, and, abutting upon the lower Tapajos, merge ' Igapo is thus the name given to the recent alluvial tracts along the margins of rivers, submerged by moderate floods, whereas vargem is the term used for land between the levels of moderate and high floods, while for land above this the people use the term terra firma.
The wild camel frequents the scattered oases along the margins of the desert and roams into the desert itself.
Lankester (5) has shown (and his views have been accepted by Professors Korschelt and Heider in their treatise on Embryology) that the limb of the lowest Crustacea, such as Apus, consists of a corm or axis which may be jointed, and gives rise to outgrowths, either leaf-like or filiform, on its inner and outer margins (endites and exites).
On the other side of the flower and at a slightly higher level is the "palea," of thinner texture than the other glumes, with infolded margins and with two ribs or veins.
During the Glacial epoch the whole of Iceland was covered by a vast sheet of inland ice, except for a few small isolated peaks rising along its outer margins.
In the cultivation of rice they show very great ingenuity, the ketsa grounds, where the rice is sown before transplanting, being formed either on the margins of the streams or in the hollows of the hills in a series of terraces, to which water is often conducted from a considerable distance.
Along the coastal margins they underlie the newer formations and appear in the deep valleys and kloofs wherever denudation has laid them bare.
Whilst the later Secondary and Tertiary formations were being laid down in North Africa and around the margins of the rest of the continent, Africa received its last great accumulation of strata and at the same time underwent a consecutive series of earth-movements.
If the margins of such a receptacle be developed upwards, the centre not developing, a concave receptacle is formed, which may partially or completely enclose a number of flowers that are generally unisexual.
Each carpel has its own ovary, style (when present), and stigma, and may be regarded as formed by a folded leaf, the upper surface of which is turned inwards towards the axis, and the lower outwards, while from its margins are developed one or more ovules.
This is seen in cases where the margins of the carpel do not unite, but remain separate, and consequently two placentas are formed in place of one.
When the pistil is formed by one carpel the inner margins unite and form usually a common marginal placenta, which may extend FIG.
In these instances the placentas may be formed at the margin of the united contiguous leaves, so as to appear single, or the margins may not be united, each developing a placenta.
Frequently the margins of the carpels, which fold in to the centre, split there into two lamellae, each of which is curved outwards and projects into the FIG.
In Caryophyllaceae, however, while the placenta is free in the centre, there are often traces found at the base of the ovary of the remains of septa, as if rupture had taken place, and, in rare instances, ovules are found on the margins of the carpels.
Ovules are most usually produced on the margins of FIG.
During the summer they require plenty of water, and are very effective on the margins of lakes or running streams, where they thrive admirably.
The most certain representatives of the Archean are the gneiss and schists of the Dove river and the upper Forth, and the hornblende-schists, which are exposed in the river valleys on the margins of the central plateau.
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Usually found on lowland woodland margins on slightly acidic soils.
The actual margins used may be increased to preserve the aspect ratio of the DATA picture.
Recession of the plateaux margins has exposed underlying Mesozoic strata and, in some areas, the Paleozoic basement.
Fens around lough margins may have common reed or reed canary grass.
Margins are good feeding caster tight with either caster or catmeat hook bait.
A second benefit is that a cross-hair cursor fully extends into the margins.
Margins of disk appear blurred and disk tissue somewhat elevated.
Once again the profit margins returned from the bulls have been a real eye-opener with a top gross of just under £ 2200.
The open waters hold a range of aquatic plant species, with emergent swamp around the margins, backed by a species- rich fen.
This deciduous fern makes the perfect addition to moist margins of a pond or stream in sun or partial shade.
It mainly grows on heavy clay soils, and favors disturbed ground, as well as the margins of arable fields.
To improve their profit margins, Insurance Companies began to establish their own fire brigades.
However, other issues are still floundering on the margins of public debate - or worse.
The plateaux are separated from each other and their frequently dramatic margins are fretted by often fault-guided, steep-sided glens.
Fields within basin enclosed by dense, hawthorn hedgerows with numerous, well-spaced hedgerow trees; hedgerows on margins are predominantly gorse.
The herb's delicate flowers have five petals with tiny, almost imperceptible black dots along their margins.
The OU's highly organized monitoring system picked this up straightaway as appearing too impersonal, especially the abbreviations used in margins.
Small stands of juniper juniper Juniperus communis (a non-qualifying feature at this site) are found along the upper margins of the forest.
The plateaux margins are typically characterized slope failures that range from large rotational landslides to individual blockfalls.
Kim et al additionally utilized endoscopic ultrasound to evaluate the deep margins of 4 colonic lipomas.
They have simple leaves that often have serrated margins and are sometimes lobed.
Even the highest residues detected in the Working Party's surveillance, of phorate and other OPs, would not erode safety margins.
The board believes that operating margins will run significantly short of last year's level for much of 2005.
The most important are those associated with tidal oscillations along continental margins.
As in arable field margins, the aim is to maintain open conditions free from competition with other plants.
Their profit margins are likely to come under intense pressure leading to the possible closure of smaller chemists in rural areas.
Annual CRM cost synergies will drive further medium term growth in British Gas operating margins.
This showed that resection margins 1cm did not influence survival.
On examination, the eyelid margins are thickened, slightly inflamed and crusty.
The pair fished soft paste to the margins feeding small pellet.
There was a nice surround of laser photocoagulation burns surrounding the margins of the detachment.
Ceri Jones Food companies are looking to each other in the relentless quest for growth and higher margins.
The small town radial is struggling with low margins and high fares.
But the margins have become so refined by the sheer technical development of the cars that the opportunities have accordingly been reduced.
A further source might have been wave and tidal scour of the eroding margins of Spartina marshes.
Finally, the Wytham Margins experiment, established in 1987, investigated the invertebrates of long-term marginal set-aside.
In terms of operating profit margins Miller ranks sixth, proving it can compete with the majors.
The main snowfields comprise five separate areas of ice on the outer margins of Mount Puncak Jaya.
Margins in liquid sorbitol improved following last year's outsourcing of manufacture.
Mazola improved its margins with lower soy and corn oil prices and focused marketing helped to increase volumes by 2% over last year.
The deep set round headed windows and main doorway have widely splayed margins.
The creation of arable field margins and leaving overwinter stubbles followed by a spring crop should help boost local farm bird populations.
Generally the margins appear to be fishing best although the lilies swims and pole line are also producing well.
The leaves are oval and have a rounded or triangular base with regular coarsely toothed margins.
Pampas grass forms large dense tussocks of stiff, flat and narrow leaves that often have rough or sharp margins.
A dialog box allows you to specify the width of all four margins.
Gross margins were up, reflecting reasonable dial-up modem margins and reduced inventory write-downs.
Of the European kinds one of the most important and best marked forms is the white poplar or abele, P. alba, a tree of large size, with rounded spreading head and curved branches, which, like the trunk, are covered with a greyish white bark, becoming much furrowed on old stems. The leaves are ovate or nearly round in general outline, but with deeply waved, more or less lobed and indented margins and cordate base; the upper side is of a dark green tint, but the lower surface is clothed with a dense white down, which likewise covers the young shoots - giving, with the bark, a hoary aspect to the whole tree.
The more extreme climates of arid regions on the margins of the tropics, by the unpredictable succession of droughts and floods, confound the prevision of uninstructed people, and make prudence and industry qualities too uncertain in their results to be worth cultivating.
Variations of level at different periods are marked by rings, ridges and ruffled margins.
Traced landwards the muds become more sandy, while on their outer margins they grade into the abysmal deposits, such as the globigerina ooze (see Ocean And Oceanography).
In the summer in Sweden the pike can be found lying in the shallow reedy margins of the lakes.
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Sand and gravel quarries are a significant pressure in areas with ridges of glacial moraine toward the outer margins of the vale.
The second, the Variable Margins experiment, looked at the effect of the width of set-aside margins.
Breeding birds of the river margins include sedge warbler, whitethroat and reed bunting, while skylark breeds on the meadow.
The Power of Belief It is a long established truth of football that success and failure are usually separated by the slenderest of margins.
The enthusiastic amateurs, like the sober historians, were left very much on the margins.
Margins in liquid sorbitol improved following last year 's outsourcing of manufacture.
Manuscripts should be typed in double spacing with three cm margins on the left-hand side of the page.
Acceptable safety margins for different therapeutic areas, and how these affect the interpretation of toxicology data is also examined.
Recently, Stubbings (1996) estimated the effect of toxoplasmosis in a flock on gross margins.
In flight the underwing pattern exhibits more black on the margins.
The Water of Saughs also provides passage into the eastern margins of Ben Tirran 's voluminous skirt of rounded heather spurs.
Promotion of improved watercourse management has resulted in an increase in fencing off water margins to create buffer strips.
The rhyolite dikes in the mine often have chilled margins and the occasional xenolith of granite indicates the near proximity of granite at depth.
In fact, even the best businesses rarely ever reach 35% operating margins.
High margins can be defined in one of two ways-either on a percentage basis or via an absolute dollar amount.
Competition kills margins and in a perfectly competitive world nobody makes any money.
The highest margins are typically enjoyed by companies that are unregulated monopolies, or nearly so.
Given that you want to seek high margins, you will want to think about what you can do to avoid competition.
A product that adds a lot of value will almost always be able to command high margins.
If your business has low margins, you may survive, but it's going to be a tough slog and may simply not be worth pursuing.
If you can build your brand, then you can also increase your margins.
Creating a sustainable, durable brand is an objective that, if achieved, will help you maintain your ambitious margins.
Friction is anything that slows down or increases costs in producing or selling your product; it slows growth and shrinks margins because of increased costs.
Outlet malls offer shoppers the opportunity to purchase designer merchandise directly from the manufacturer rather than through secondary retailers, which eliminates unnecessary price increases and extra profit margins.
Retailers recognize this, and now approach shipping costs as a marketing tool rather than a way to increase profit margins.
The difficulty many retailers have is putting together unique Internet offers that remove the problem of shipping costs, keep product prices competitive with those available inside stores and malls, and still earn the same profit margins.
For a modern twist on traditional color blocking, try using increased margins between elements or using a corner rounder on the edges of your background blocks.
Print out a test sheet to check on margins, spacing, legibility and for spelling mistakes.
It is suited for the margins of pieces of water and for pleasure grounds, and requires a warm position.
Leaflets are ovate and have serreate margins.
Blue Cupidone (Catananche) - C. coerulea is an old border plant, about 2 feet high, flowering in summer; fine blue, and growing freely in borders and margins of shrubberies.
Blue Daisy (Agathaea) - A. caelestis is a tender spreading Daisy-like plant, with blue flowers useful for the margins of beds.
Leaf margins are finely serrate which give a look of a tooth, have a smooth upper surface but its lower surfaces are a bit prickly.
They are partial to a moist soil, near the margins of a pond or stream.
These are from 3 to 8 feet high, and effective on the margins of lakes or streams with other tall plants.
They should never be crowded, but grown as isolated groups on lawns, or placed on the margins of shrubberies.
It is excellent for the rock garden, the mixed border, and is well suited for the margins of beds of shrubs.
They are excellent for the rock garden and the margins of a loamy border.
A moist and sheltered situation, where they will obtain partial shade, such as the margins of shrubberies, is best, but care should be taken to keep the roots of shrubs from exhausting the border.
D. barbara, a native of Carolina, where it is found in shady places along the margins of swamps, is a very elegant plant.
E. undulata has leaves 18 inches long, wavy at the margins, and profusely marked on the under surface with dark purple blotches which, in the variety striata, assume the form of stripes.
In colder parts it is scarcely worth planting out, as it grows slowly; but where it thrives it is handsome in borders or on the margins of beds.
It is precious for bare spots in the rock garden or the margins of choice beds.
The common native E. hirsutum is stouter than the French Willow, and is only useful by the margins of streams and ponds, associated with the Loosestrife and such plants.
The plant may be grown on the margins of ponds and fountain-basins, or in the wettest part of the bog garden.
The leaves are thin and green on both surfaces, the margins usually toothed.
Bristly Green Briar (Smilax Bona-Nox) - The root-stocks have large tubers; the stems are slightly angled, the branches often four-angled, the leaves green and shining on both sides, and their margins fringed with needle-like prickles.
In such soils, it is suited for the margins of beds of choice and dwarf shrubs.
It is useful for the margins of ponds or streams, where it spreads fast, and, associated with the Willow Herb, gives a beautiful effect.
Alpine Hairbell (Campanula Alpina) - Covered with stiff down, giving it a slightly grey appearance, 5 to 10 inches high; flowers of dark fine blue, scattered along the stems, margins of mixed border, and the rock garden.
In borders, on the margins of shrubberies, and in half-shady situations, it is effective in April and May, in any ordinary light garden soil.
Suitable for the margins of borders and the rougher parts of the rock garden, but, I fear, not quite hardy.
America, hardy, thriving in light soil, preferring peat, and are suitable for the margins of groups of American shrubs and for low parts of rock gardens.
They like an open position, and are suitable for planting around the margins of shrubberies.
Russia. It has in early summer a profusion of small white blossoms, and is suited for the rock garden or the margins of borders.
This is a handsome plant for shady plots of deep moist soil in the wild garden or the margins of peat borders, but it dies away quite early in summer, so must be grouped with other things for autumn effect.
The leaves are about 2 inches long, the margins spiny-toothed, the texture leathery, and the midrib extending beyond the blade, branching and forming a strong twining tendril.
The margins are not distinctly serrated, but have a very shallow irregular lobing.
Suitable for the rock garden, for the front margins of borders, and for edgings to beds of dwarf American plants, and it is best where well exposed.
It is one of the boldest and handsomest of hardy grasses for the margins of artificial water or streams, associated with such things as the Typhas, Acorus, Bulrush, and Water Dock.
They thrive on the margins of ponds where their roots can penetrate the moist soil, and if judiciously placed in such a position, they have a fine effect.
It is less than 1 foot in height, with ovate leaves from a quarter of an inch to half an inch long, thickly clustered on the twigs, the margins set with slender hairs.
Rhubarb (Rheum) - Herbaceous plants of great vigour and picturesque aspect, and their fine leaves are well seen by the margins of shrubberies and in places where luxuriant vegetation is desired.
It is worth cultivating on the margins of water.
Calceolaria Plantaginea - A low-growing plant spreading by means of short side growths; the leaves, formed in rosettes, are broadly ovate, with toothed margins and attain a considerable size in moist positions.
They thrive in borders or margins of shrubberies in sandy loam, but are scarcely ornamental.
Given sandy loam, these plants thrive in borders or in the margins of shrubberies.
America. In gardens its place is among small shrubs and on the margins of peat beds.
Its glaucous foliage and elegant panicles of purple flowers are welcome along the margins of shallow ponds or streams, and it is hardy in sheltered places.
Kniphofia Northiae - This is most nearly allied to K. caulescens, but its leaves are much broader, are not keeled, and are serrulate on the margins.
It is a good plant for peaty and somewhat shady spots on the rock garden, and for the margins of beds of dwarf American plants.
Both are adapted for wet ditches, margins of pools, and lakes.
Fair Trade business practices focus, as much as possible, on eliminating middlemen to broker transactions, resulting in higher margins for farmers.
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Gingivitis-Inflammation of the gums in which the margins of the gums near the teeth are red, puffy, and bleeding.
Osteoarthritis-A noninflammatory type of arthritis, usually occurring in older people, characterized by degeneration of cartilage, enlargement of the margins of the bones, and changes in the membranes in the joints.
A crush wound may have irregular margins like a laceration; however, the wound will be deeper and trauma to muscle and bone may be apparent.
I do not like to read anything without a pen in hand and I found myself making notations in the margins of questions for my eldest daughter Janell to answer.
Most stores hedge their sales bets by catering to the mid-section of society in order to ensure their profit margins.
The good news for customer is that because their margins are so slim, they tend to run more sales and reduce prices quicker to keep inventory moving.
The theory behind this kind of out-of-country manufacturing is that inflation is held at bay, company profit margins increase and the costs to consumers can stay low.
Not only are the precious scriptures protected, but you may be preserving sentimental value as well if your Bible contains family information or has notes and personal comments in the margins.
A movie script is a document printed on one side of the paper only, with dialog set off from description by being placed within deep margins.
And if your script is too long or too short, don't even think about tinkering with margins to bring it into conformity with the usual length; any industry professional will spot that in an instant.
A book that will be given as a gift should be in good condition, with no water spots, torn pages, or writing in the margins.
Fan fiction is neither about making money nor about profit margins.
Coming up with alternative means of economically transporting supplies, goods and services will fast become a major challenge for business, as rising costs cut into margins.
Professional appearance forms can set column margins.
But no matter which system you use, all small business accounting consists of basically the same function, simple or complicated, but always necessary for assessment of cash flow and profit margins.
Margins should be one-inch on the left, right, top and bottom.
Margins are set at two times the portfolio value.
You can easily set page size, margins and more on Word.
If you select a professional template, you can use the same font, margins and formatting for your own proposal.
Instead of spending time formatting a blank document, you can use the same font size, font type, margins and spacing of the sample.
When interest rates on car loans are lower, banks and car dealerships need to look for other ways to add on to the purchase price to help improving profit margins.
Glue patterned paper in a coordinating color on the front, leaving one-quarter inch margins around all edges.
For example, you can use style sheets to define things like how all list items will be displayed, the margins and padding for all headers, or the font and line spacing for text within various blocks content.
The stylesheet defines the margins, formatting, and placement of those columns.
Upper margin of the end of the proboscis developed into a distinct finger-like process, much longer than the lower margins, and the whole trunk uniformly tapering and smooth.
The tentaculocysts are implanted round the margins of the lobes of the umbrella and may be supported by prolongations of the ectodermal rim termed otoporpae (Gehorspangen).
The margins of the lids are sometimes furnished with eyelashes, e.g.
Cuttings are reduced to a minimum; and where the roads are sufficiently wide, the rails are laid on the margins.
Margins of foot well developed; eyes superficial; three chitinous stomachal plates; shell external, with reduced spire.
Whole forests, vast quarries of granite, and hills of gravel were used in fringing the water margins, constructing wharves, piers and causeways, redeeming flats, and furnishing piling and solid foundations for buildings.
On the margins of the plateau there are several gaps or indentations, which can best be likened to gigantic trenches, like railway cuttings, as with an insensible gradient they climb to a higher level.
When the Orinoco is reached its lower basin is contracted between the Guiana highlands and the northern sierras, and its tributaries begin to come in more nearly at right angles, showing that the margins of the actual valley are nearer and higher.
These complex organs have apparently arisen by the increase in depth and differentiation of an accessory sucker such as is borne on the phyllidia of the former group. Lastly, the scolex of the more familiar Taeniidae (Tetracotylea) carries a rostellum encircled with hooks and four cup-shaped suckers the margins of which do not project beyond the surface of the body.
The nature of the breeding-place varies greatly according to the species, and while many of the mosquitoes that infest houses will breed even in the smallest accidental accumulation of water such as may have collected in a discarded bottle or tin, the larvae of other species less closely associated with man are found in natural pools or ditches, at the margins of slow-moving streams, in collections of water in hollow trees and bamboo-stumps, or even in the water-receptacles of certain plants.
In the middle of the pages is the Latin text of the Bible; in the margins are the "glosses," consisting of a very full collection of patristic excerpts in illustration and explanation of the text.
Thus in the recently discovered arctic genus Prosorhynchus the muscular and glandular extremity is protrusible, but in the allied Gasterostomum this organ is represented by a sucker with fimbriated or tentacular margins.
Upon the highest summits are found Saponaria Pumilio (resembling our Silene acaulis) and varieties of Galium, Euphorbia, Astragalus, Veronica, Jurinea, Festuca, Scrophularia, Geranium, Asphodeline, Allium, Asperula; and, on the margins of the snow fields, a Taraxacum and Ranunculus demissus.
The margins of these leaf-like branches are more or less crenately notched, the notches representing buds, as do the spine-clusters in the spiny genera; and from these crenatures the large showy flowers are produced.
The terrigenous ingredients in the deposits become less and less abundant as one goes farther into the deep ocean and away from the continental margins.
A similar fold passes from the tip of the left lobe as the left lateral ligament, and both these are the lateral margins of the coronary ligament.
The mantle-skirt is always long, and hides the rest of the animal from view, its dependent margins meeting in the middle line below the ventral surface when the animal is retracted; it is, as it were, slit in the median line before and behind so as to form two flaps, a right and a left; on these the right and the left calcareous valves of the shell are borne respectively, connected by an uncalcified part of the shell called the ligament.
The weakest parts of a MS. book were the outer margins; and hence the beginnings and the ends of lines, whether of verse or prose, were specially liable to injury.
At the date of the discovery, the Orinoco, like the Amazon, bore different names, according to those of the tribes occupying its margins.
Bright orange, yellow, red and purple hues predominate and are set off very effectively against the dark green pines with which the margins of the canyon are fringed, and the white foam of the river at the bottom of the chasm.
Palaeozoic beds also occur along the northern and southern margins of the crystalline zone.
From the above account it will at once appear that between the convex and the concave margins of the Alpine chain there is a striking difference.
Later on in the season, perhaps small cauliflowers will be planted along the margins of the beds where the carrots are growing, and will be developing into larger plants requiring more space by the time all the carrots have been picked and marketed.
Another simple case is where the plane or slightly convex surface of the stroma rises at its margins and overgrows the sporogenous hyphal ends, so that the spores, asci, &c., come to lie in the depression of a cavity - e.g.
They are occasionally adulterated with the leaves of Inula Conyza, ploughman's spikenard, which may be distinguished by their greater roughness, their less divided margins, and their odour when rubbed; also with the leaves of Symphytum officinale, comfrey, and of Verbascum Thapsus, great mullein, which unlike those of the foxglove have woolly upper and under surfaces.
When the development of parenchyma is such that it more than fills up the spaces between the veins, the margins become wavy, crisp or undulated, as in Rumex crispus and Rheum undulatum.
Over the greater part of this region the Triassic beds are free from folding and are nearly horizontal, but faulting is by no means absent, especially along the margins of the Bohemian and Rhenish hills.
In Ulva and Mesocarpus the chromatophore is a single plate, which in the latter genus places its edge towards the incident light; in Spirogyra they are spiral bands embedded in the primordial utricle; in Zygnema they are a pair of stellate masses, the rays of which branch peripherally; in Oedogonium they are longitudinally-disposed anastomosing bands; in Desmids plates with irregular margins; in Cladophora polyhedral plates; in Vaucheria minute elliptical bodies occurring in immense numbers.
Upon the margins, however, Cretaceous beds are found.
Rising from this elevated plateau, along its eastern and western margins, are the Cordilleras with their principal summits culminating far above the line of perpetual snow, which in this region is about 1 5,75 0 ft.
He had a huge widely printed volume on his desk, and wrote the notes for his lectures on the margins and between the lines.
The greater part of the Himalayan region lay beneath the sea from early Palaeozoic times to the Eocene period, and the deposits are accordingly marine; the Peninsula, on the other hand, has been land since the Permian period at least - there is, indeed, no evidence that it was ever beneath the sea - only on its margins are any marine deposits to be found.
This area is not constant, as the water is very shallow at the margins, and the relation between supply from precipitation, &c., and loss by evaporation is variable, there being an annual difference in the height of the water of 15-18 in.
In a Phyllopod such as Apus the limbs of the trunk consist of a flattened, unsegmented or obscurely segmented axis or corm having a series of lobes or processes known as endites and exites on its inner and outer margins respectively.
Thus, when acting as swimming organs, the appendages, or their rami, are more or less flattened, or oar-like, and often have the margins fringed with long plumose hairs.
The right and left margins of the mantle are united ventrally, leaving an anterior and posterior aperture to the mantle cavity.
In Siphonopodiidae it ends in a disk with papillated margins, and in Pulsellum there is a filament in the centre of the disk.
The elytra are to the delicate wings of some insects what the thick anterior margins are to stronger wings.
Sclerophyllous leaves are ually characterized by entire or sub-entire margins, a thick cuticle, riall but rarely sunken stomata, a we1l-developed and close-set ilisade tissue and a feeble system of air-spaces.
The fins of Pteropods are now interpreted as the expanded lateral margins of the foot, termed parapodia, not homologous with the siphonof Cephalopods which is formed from epipodia.
The pitchstone of the Scuir of Eigg is at its margins characterized by a dull semi-opaque matrix which seems to be the result of secondary devitrification.
His interest was not, however, confined to theological literature; he annotated the margins of his classical texts with numerous scholia (many of which are preserved), and had several MSS.
Its usual haunts are the shallow margins of the larger lakes and rivers, where fishes are plentiful, since it requires for its sustenance a vast supply of them.
In South and Central Africa, at any rate, " fly-belts " are usually met with in damp, hot, low-lying spots on the margins of water-courses, rivers and lakes, and seldom far from water of some kind.
The protoxylem and protophloem are developed a few cells from the inner and outer margins respectively of the desmogen strand, the desmogenic tissue left over giving rise to the segments of endocycle and pericycle capping the bundle.
On the fertile low grounds along the margins of rivers or in clearings of forests, agricultural communities naturally take their rise, dwelling in villages and cultivating the wild grains, which by careful nurture and selection have been turned into rich cereals.
Cottonwoods line the streams, salt-loving vegetation margins the bare playas, low bushes and scattered bunch-grass grow over the lowlands, especially in the north.
Along the margins of valleys there are hills rising from 30 to 120 ft., but farther back from the water courses the differences of elevation are much less.
Many vitreous rocks show alteration of this type in certain parts where either the glass has been of unstable nature or where agencies of change such as percolating water have had easiest access (as along joints, perlitic cracks and the margins of dikes and sills).
The plains inland from Berbera, and the maritime margins between the coast and foot of the plateau, consist of limestones of Lower Oolitic age with Belemnites subhastatus.
Towards the city the red soil is intersected by creeks and morasses, whose margins yield crops of rice, mustard and til seed; while to the east of the town, a broad, alluvial, well-cultivated plain reaches as far as the junction of the Dhaleswari and Lakshmia rivers.