Moles Sentence Examples
One of Greene's moles caught it.
The foundations also of the moles that separate the harbours are of Hellenic work, though the existing moles were erected by the Knights of St John.
Hares, rabbits, field-mice, waterrats, rats, squirrels, moles, game-birds, pigeons, and small birds, form the chief food of the wild cat.
The remains of its moles were destroyed in 1807-1809.
By the colonists it is called "water-mole," but its affinities with the true moles are of the slightest and most superficial description.Advertisement
The fore-limbs may, however, be modified, as in moles, for burrowing, or, as in bats, for flight, or finally, as in whales and dolphins, for swimming, with the assumption in this latter instance of a flipper-like form and the complete disappearance of the hind-limbs.
Though usually more or less cylindrical or circular in section, hairs are often elliptical or flattened, as in the curly-haired races of men, the terminal portion of the hair of moles and shrews, and conspicuously in the spines of the spiny squirrels of the genus Xerus and those of the mouse-like Platacanthomys.
When, as is the case among nearly all existing mammals with the exception of the members of the genera Sus (pigs), Gymnura (ratshrew), Talpa (moles) and Myogale (desmans) the number of teeth is reduced below the typical forty-four, it appears to be an almost universal rule that if one of the incisors is missing it is the second, or middle one, while the premolars commence to disappear from the front end of the series and the molars from the hinder end.
In the insectivorous type, as exemplified in moles and shrew-mice, the middle pair of incisors in each jaw are long and pointed so as to have a forceps-like action for seizing insects, the hard coats of which are broken up by the numerous sharp cusps surmounting the cheek-teeth.
There are several harbours, including the Porto Canale, for coasting vessels; the Porto Baross, for timber; and the Porto Grande, sheltered by the Maria Theresia mole and breakwater, besides four lesser moles, and flanked by the quays, with their grain-elevators.Advertisement
The harbour is protected by moles.
The latter founded a colony of veterans and built a new harbour, the projecting moles of which are still extant.
The undated book on moles and naevi by " Merlin Britannicus, " after the model of `Ali ibn Ragel, is of about the same date.
Madagascar is the sole habitat of the tenrecs (Centetidae), as is Southern Africa of the golden moles (Chrysochloridae).
The bay affords good anchorage, but only small vessels can come up to the two moles.Advertisement
On one side of this, towards Hymettus, lay the open roadstead of Phalerum, on the other the harbour of Peiraeus, a completely land-locked inlet, safe, deep and spacious, the approach to which was still further narrowed by moles.
The moles use a similar artifice in clearing out the dirt from the cavities they form by scraping.
This includes skin tags, warts, benign moles, seborrhoeic warts and epidermoid cysts.
Suitable problems include sebaceous cysts, skin tags, in-growing toenails and moles.
Moles survive and thrive in virtually every part of the country, save only where acid soils contain no earthworms.Advertisement
Battery or solar operated devices can be placed in the ground to help deter moles from burrowing in your garden.
They can catch the moles simply by moving the mouse over the picture.
By contrast, all hydatidiform moles showed normal CGH profiles.
There are healthy populations of hedgehogs, moles, field mice, common and Pigmy shrews, and short-tailed and bank voles.
The amount of solute dissolved in 1dm 3 can be given in grams or moles.Advertisement
Use spot concealer to hide freckles, pimples, scars, moles and age spots.
Areas that have high concentrations of melanin are freckles and moles.
Those who have a lot of moles and are constantly exposed to the sun without protecting their skin are also at an increased risk.
Moles can be round, oval, flat, or raised.
Most moles are brown, but colors can range from pinkish flesh tones to yellow, dark blue, or black.
Some moles disappear completely, and some never lighten at all.
Some moles develop stalks that raise them above the skin's surface; these moles eventually drop off.
Moles that are present at birth are called congenital nevi.
Most moles are benign (not cancerous), but atypical moles (dysplastic nevi) may develop into malignant melanoma, a potentially fatal form of skin cancer.
Congenital nevi are more apt to become cancerous than moles that develop after birth, especially if they are more than eight inches in diameter.
One in three of these moles develop into a form of skin cancer known as lentigo maligna melanoma.
Nearly everyone has at least a few moles.
A mole's color and shape do not usually change; however, changes in hormone levels that occur during puberty and pregnancy can make moles larger and darker.
New moles may also appear during this period.
About 1 to 3 percent of all babies have one or more moles when they are born.
Only about one in 1 million moles is cancerous.
The cause of moles is unknown, although atypical moles seem to run in families and result from exposure to sunlight.
Most experts, however, think that these susceptibility genes are not sufficient by themselves to account for moles becoming cancerous but are influenced by a combination of other inherited traits and environmental factors.
Only a small percentage of moles require medical attention.
The dermatoscope, which can be used to distinguish between benign moles and melanomas, is an instrument that resembles an ophthalmoscope used to look at the eye.
A combination of high-frequency ultrasound and color Doppler studies has also been shown to have a high degree of accuracy in distinguishing between melanomas and benign moles.
Moles are rarely cancerous and, once removed, unlikely to recur.
Wearing a sunscreen and limiting sun exposure may prevent some moles.
Anyone who has moles should examine them every month and see a dermatologist if changes in size, shape, color, or texture occur or if new moles appear.
Advances in photographic technique had as of 2004 made it easier to track the development of moles with the help of whole-body photographs.
Moles on the face or other frequently exposed areas of skin may be troubling for children.
Nevus (plural, nevi)-The medical term for any anomaly of the skin that is present at birth, including moles and birthmarks.
So are people with many large skin moles.
Nevus-Any pigmented blemish of the skin present at birth, including moles and various types of birthmarks.
Other things to discuss with your doctor include any skin conditions, medications you currently take, and if there are moles or tattoos near the area that will be treated.
Because of the sensitivity of the skin and the nature of the necessary equipment, electric treatments are not possible on hair inside the ears or nose, or for most hairs from moles.
Diagnose, monitor, and treat abnormalities of the skin, hair, nails, including skin cancers, tumors, moles, acne, eczema, and contact dermatitis.
You also can pick up fake moles and wigs as accessories for this classic Halloween costume.
At PlayKidsGames there is a wide range of alphabet games, most of which involve putting a jumble of letters in alphabetical order with the help of moles you whack, bees that stock their hive, or snowflakes to catch.
Melanoma may bleed and change the color of moles on your skin; melanoma is the most dangerous of the skin cancer types.
Melanoma may bleed and change the color of moles on your skin before becoming too dangerous.
Some doctors will do a full skin exam at your yearly checkup, even taking pictures if you have a lot of moles.
And some look like multiple moles or tumors, clustered in a group or a line.
Topics presented include rosacea, psoriasis, skin cancer, warts, moles, and rashes.
However, since moles and even some skin cancers can look like benign tags, it's best to see a physician for removal.
Black skin, especially very dark skin, is susceptible to a condition called dermatosis papulosa nigra, also known as "flesh moles."
Always check your body for new moles, birthmarks, abnormal freckling, or skin lesions.
One of the most popular formulas is DermaTend, which is used for the removal of moles and warts as well as skin tags.
One will often hear of concerns arising from changes in the shape and color of moles, and this is the classic symptom of melanoma.
It usually begins in existing moles, although it has been known to rise on its own.
If you have a lot of moles, it can be a good idea to get them mapped.
You should keep an eye on your moles at home.
In moles which may be cancerous there may be more than one color visible.
Moles that exceed 6mm in diameter (about the size of an eraser on the end of a pencil), should give cause for concern.
Regular moles are symmetrical in appearance and look similar to other moles on your body.
Moles that may signal skin cancer don't have such a regular appearance and are usually larger than a quarter-inch across.
Make it a point to regularly examine your body's skin; keep an eye on any moles so that you become aware if they change shape.
Prior to any freckle removal surgery or treatment procedure, a dermatologist will evaluate your freckles to ensure no form of suspicious moles that could be indicative of skin cancer are present.
While freckles themselves cannot be cancerous, pre-cancer moles can look very similar to freckles.
Cancer - Certain types of skin cancer can appear on the body in the form of moles or blemishes and may grow larger or change in color.
The situation of the town proper, on a small triangular islet only connected with the mainland by three moles and bridges at the angles, has always rendered its fortification comparatively easy, and down to 1873 it was a fortress of the first rank.
The harbour consisted of the outer basin, or Porto di Miseno, protected by moles, of which remains still exist, and the present Mare Morto, separated from it by a comparatively modern embankment.
Of the Insectivora numerous forms of moles, shrews and hedgehogs prevail.
As at the Malamocco entrance so at the Lido, two moles were run out in a south-westerly direction; the westerly is about 2 m., the easterly about 3 m.
The site shows a Roman theatre, amphitheatre, temple and other ruins, with part of the city wall, and the moles of the Roman harbour, with a ruined Greek cathedral and other medieval buildings.
As soon as the building of the city walls had been completed, Themistocles resumed the construction of the Peiraeus defences, which protected the larger harbour of Cantharus on the west and the smaller ports of Zea and Munychia (respectively southwest and south-east of the Munychia heights), terminating in moles at their entrances and enclosing the entire promontory on the land and sea sides except a portion of the south-west shore of the peninsula of Acte.
From such a rudis indiges-, taque moles, after it had attained an almost world-wide distribution, have arisen the various Ratitae, independently at various epochs and in various countries.
Daux, discovered the jetties and the moles of the commercial harbour, and the line of the military harbour (Cothon); both harbours, which were mainly artificial, are entirely silted up. There remains a fragment of the fortifications of the Punic town, which had a total length of 6410 metres, and remains of the substructions of the Byzantine acropolis, of the circus, the theatre, the water cisterns, and of other buildings, notably the interesting Byzantine basilica which is now used as an Arab cafe (Kahwat-el-Kubba).
The capacious harbour, consisting of two parts, the old and the new, is protected by extensive moles and breakwaters.
Some are said occasionally to resort to berries and other fruit for food, but as a rule they are carnivorous, feeding chiefly on birds and their eggs, small mammals, as squirrels, hares, rabbits and moles, but chiefly mice of various kinds, and occasionally snakes, lizards and frogs.
It is protected for a long distance by moles, in which a break has been left in the Fischhauser Wiek, to permit of freer circulation of the water and to prevent damage to the mainland.
Mice, rats, water-rats and moles, as well as frogs, constitute its principal food.
It has few distinctive species, but within its borders the southern mole and cotton-tail rabbit of the South meet the northern star-nosed and Brewers moles and the varying hare of the North, and the southern bobwhite, Baltimore oriole, bluebird, catbird, chewink, thrasher and wood thrush are neighbors of the bobolink, solitary vireo and the hermit and Wilson s thrushes.
By means of the causeway the channel between island and mainland was formed into two harbours, of which the larger, or southern, now known as Port Freano, was further enclosed by two strongly-built moles that are still in good part entire.
Besides these there are many useful, though commonplace, fur-bearing animals like mink, musquash, skunk, raccoon, opossum, hamster, rabbit, hares and moles, that thrive by depredations upon cultivated land.
Moles are plentiful in the British Isles and Europe, and owing to their lovely velvety coats of exquisite blue shade and to the dearness of other furs are much in demand.
The three entrances to the old and new harbours are sheltered by long and massive moles; and the whole complex of docks, building slips, machine shops, &c., forms the government dockyard, which is enclosed by a lofty wall with fourteen iron gates.
The old harbour is semi-circular in shape, 232 acres in area, with numerous quays, and protected by moles from southern and south-westerly winds.
The ramparts of the old town can still be traced for a long distance, and there are fragments of two moles, of the theatre and of a gate.
The eyebrows are widened and painted till they appear to meet, while sham moles or stars are painted on the chin and cheek; even spangles are stuck at times on the chin and forehead.
Moles, which are unknown in the Indian peninsula, abound in the forest regions of the eastern Himalayas at a moderate altitude, and shrews of several species are found almost everywhere; amongst them are two very remarkable forms of water shrew, one of which, however, Nectogale, is probably Tibetan rather than Himalayan.
There are two projecting moles, one to the inner harbour and the second to the steam basin.
The Insectivora (except a few shrews which have entered from the north) are absent from South America, and appear to have been mainly an Old World group, the only forms which have entered North America being the shrew-mice (Soricidae) and moles (Talpidae).