The portrait of Archbishop Warham at Lambeth, for instance, shows a rochet with fairly wide sleeves narrowing towards the wrists, where they are confined by fur cuffs.
From it we pass without a break, merely narrowing the application as the conception of sacredness grew clearer and less associated with magic, into early criminal law with its physical sanctions.
The bridge, which was begun in 1882 and completed in 1889, is at the only narrowing of the Forth in a distance of 50 m., at a point where the channel, about a mile in width, is divided by the island of Inchgarvie.
"I'm mad at you," she said, narrowing her eyes.
Darian asked, eyes narrowing.
Damian watched her, eyes narrowing.
He followed a familiar path through a narrowing hall and looked at his palm for the three codes written in green ink there.
The town of Ouray rests at the boxed-in end of the narrowing Uncompahgre Valley, which spreads from the towering San Juan Mountains in roughly a northwest direction, dropping elevation as the valley gradually widens.
Her head was spinning, her vision narrowing, and she paused close enough to Rhyn to lean against him.
"Fool," he said, eyes narrowing.
"I have your permission," she reminded him, eyes narrowing.
Tim asked, eyes narrowing.
"Did he take an oath to you?" he asked suddenly, eyes narrowing.
Hilden asked, eyes narrowing.
Simple fibrous narrowing of the gateway of the stomach or of the intestine is dealt with by dividing it longitudinally and then suturing the edges of the wound transversely.
Under these circumstances the narrowing of the band is paid for at a ruinous price, and the arrangement must be condemned altogether.
The head ornaments include the bcabrtµa, a narrow band bound round the hair a little way back from the brow and temples, and fastened in the knot of the hair behind; the ciµ7ry a variety of the diadem; the QTE¢avrt, a crown worn over the forehead, its highest point being in the centre, and narrowing at each side into a thin band which is tied at the back of the head.
The surface of this part of the country is mountainous and much intersected with streams. Northward from this lies the major portion of the Southern Shan States and Karen-ni and a narrowing strip along the Salween of the Northern Shan States.
A valley narrowing towards its southern end, and now called the Buka`a, divides the mountainous mass into two great parts.
From the point where the southerly continuation of Anti-Lebanon begins to take a more westerly direction, a low ridge shoots out towards the south-west, trending farther and farther away from the eastern chain and narrowing the Buka'a; upon the eastern side of this ridge lies the elevated valley or hilly stretch known as Wadi et-Teim.
South America has warm waters and corals on the north-east, and cold waters and glaciers only on its narrowing southern end.
In the freer atmosphere of Holland the exiles lose the antithetical attitude, with its narrowing and exaggerative tendency, and gain breadth and balance in the assertion of their distinctive testimony.
A narrow strip of cold water runs along the equator, widest to the east and narrowing westward, and separates two areas of maximum which have their greatest intensity in the western part of the ocean, and have their central portions in higher latitudes as depth increases, apparently tending constantly to a position in about latitude 30° to 35° N.
Then comes the East Texas timber belt, broad in the north-east, narrowing to a point before reaching the Rio Grande, a low and thoroughly dissected cuesta of sandy Eocene strata; and this is followed by the Coast Prairie, a very young plain, with a seaward slope of less than 2 ft.
north-south, but it is of very irregulal outline, narrowing to the south.
The following examples of how land may be " injuriously affected," so as to give a right to compensation under the acts, may be given: - narrowing or obstructing a highway which is the nearest access to the lands in question; interference with a right of way; substantial interference with ancient lights; noise of children outside a board school.
The largest of these traverses the district from Kushalgarh on the Indus to Thal on the Kurram, narrowing in places, but usually opening out into wide cornlands and pastures dotted with the dwarf palm.
The general results may be summarized as follows: if the width of the slit is equal to fX/4D (where X is the wave-length concerned, D the diameter of the collimator lens, and f its focal length) practically full resolving power is obtained and a further narrowing of the slit would lead to loss of light without corresponding gain.
Narrowing of the posterior portions of the spider's cephalothorax and sometimes of the anterior end of the abdomen reproduces the slender waist of the ant, and frequently transverse bands of hairs represent the segmentation of this region in the insect.
The reason why at this level the walls must form an upright instead of an inverted cone, why the furnace must widen downward instead of narrowing, is, according to some metallurgists, that this shape is needed in order that, in spite of the pastiness of the slag in this formative period of incipient fusion, this layer may descend freely as the lower part of the column is gradually eaten away.
This proves that the regular descent of the material in its pasty state can take place even in a space which is narrowing downwards.
There are some very evident disadvantages of excessive height; for instance, that the weight of an excessively high column of solid coke, ore and limestone tends to crush the coke and jam the charge in the lower and narrowing part of the furnace, and that the frictional resistance of a long column calls for a greater consumption of power for driving the blast up through it.
This ebb continues, and, combined with the progressive narrowing of the molten lake as more and more of it solidifies and joins the shore layers, gives rise to the pipe, a cavity like an inverted pear, as shown at C in fig.
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.
wide, narrowing to 350 ft.
Corn is trodden by oxen, and kept in osier baskets narrowing to the top, or clay granaries.
The weak point of the Austrian position was that their successes were gained on a constantly narrowing front.
But communications were nearly impossible here, and von Koevess had to make his effort more to the south, narrowing still further the front of attack.
It thus appears that each successive invasion had a more easterly western limit, and that the gradual narrowing of the range of plague, which began in the 17th century, was still going on.
in breadth, narrowing toward the N., where it passes into Maryland, and broadening southward toward its great expansion in W.
All this while the political policy of Tudors and Stewarts tended towards monarchical absolutism, while the Reformation in England, modified by contact with the Low Countries during their struggles, was narrowing into strict reactionary intolerance.
In the middle of the gradually narrowing channel three depressions are known to exist; soundings in two of these are: i 1 io fathoms in zo° N.
A record of this series of advances marked upon a flat map of the original country would give a series of concentric contour-lines narrowing towards the mountaintops, which they would at last completely surround.
As a matter of fact, Zekki intended to use the day of the 23rd for closing up his columns and narrowing his front; and, Prince Alexander's intentions being the same, the day would have been uneventful but for the initiatives of subordinates on both sides.
thick, narrowing to 13 ft.
deep, narrowing in places to a width of only loo ft., the precipices " seeming to close in at the top."
From the waist to the feet her image resembles a pillar, narrowing downwards and sculptured all round with rows of animals (lions, rams and bulls).
Formerly they found the capture of wild reindeer a profitable occupation, using for this purpose a palisaded avenue gradually narrowing towards a pitfall.
Continuing its north-easterly course it passes through Bavaria, gradually widening its channel first at Steppberg, then at Ingolstadt, but finally narrowing again until it reaches Regensburg (height 949 ft.).
By means of a series of training walls, by groynes thrown out from the banks, by revetments of the banks, and by dredging, all done with the view of narrowing the river, a minimum depth of II ft.
Whilst the native Spaniards were narrowing the limits of the Moorish kingdoms, and whilst the generally fanatical dynasty of the Almohades might have been expected to repress speculation, the century preceding the close of Mahommedan sway saw philosophy cultivated by Avempace, Abubacer and Averroes.
in width in the south, narrowing until on the Humber it is about a mile in width.
We might also indeed call it the Spanish domain, narrowing the essentially geographical meaning of the word Espaflol (derived, like the other old form Espanon, from Hispania), and using it in a purely political sense.
Researchers looked for a condition known as angiographic restenosis, which is the narrowing or closing of an artery that has undergone angioplasty.
antacid medication to prevent recurrence of the narrowing.
The local density approximation (LDA) is shown to be inadequate for calculating the band-gap narrowing.
Lower, not visible part ± short cylindrical, narrowing at the base, densely covered with the old, dried up tubercles.
The narrowing of the hole is detected by a nerve cell dendrite which projects into it, producing an electric signal.
In addition he coordinates the Cardiovascular Gene Therapy Group which is seeking ways to prevent coronary arteries from narrowing following balloon dilatation for angina.
Removing the narrowing in the artery with an operation called a carotid endarterectomy may reduce the risk of further strokes.
This causes narrowing of the intervertebral exit foramen and may also increase the disk bulge.
gallstone colonic ileus, which is a rare condition, 17,18 there may be a pre-existing narrowing in the colon causing intestinal obstruction.
In gallstone colonic ileus, which is a rare condition, 17,18 there may be a pre-existing narrowing in the colon causing intestinal obstruction.
The nerve impulses cause the muscles to contract, thus narrowing the airway.
Mechanism - narrowing causes spinal nerve root irritation with referred pain in the arm or leg.
narrowing the economic divide between regions.
narrowing of the coronary arteries.
nerve impulses cause the muscles to contract, thus narrowing the airway.
pathological phimosis can be defined as narrowing of the preputial orifice, leading to an inability to retract the foreskin.
reroutes the blood around the narrowing or blockage, creating an alternative pathway for blood to reach the heart muscle.
Further narrowing consequent on disk degeneration and osteoarthrosis may produce neurological symptoms, which may be unilateral (root canal stenosis ).
In some cases they are obstructing visibility or narrowing the road which may affect safety.
For instance, fourwheeled bogie third-class corridor carriages employed on the Midland railway at the beginning of the 10th century weighed nearly 25 tons, and had bodies measuring 50 ft.; yet they held only 36 passengers, because not only had the number of compartments been reduced to six, as compared with seven in the somewhat shorter carriage of 1885, by the introduction of a lavatory at each end, but each compartment held only 6 persons, instead of 10, owing to the narrowing of its width by the corridor.
acumen, point), sharpened or pointed, a word used principally in botany and ornithology, to denote the narrowing or lance-shaping of a leaf or of a bird's feather into a point, generally at the tip, though sometimes (with regard to a leaf) at the base.
The estuary, which is one of the best roadsteads in Europe and could accommodate the combined fleets of Europe, is a deep and thoroughly sheltered indentation among chalky cliffs, running east and west for nearly 4 m., with a width of threequarters of a mile, narrowing to 930 yds.
A narrow strip of cold water runs along the equator, widest to the east and narrowing westward, and separates two areas of maximum which have their greatest intensity in the western part of the ocean, and have their central portions in higher latitudes as depth increases, apparently tending constantly to a position in about latitude 30Ã‚° to 35Ã‚° N.
In the middle of the gradually narrowing channel three depressions are known to exist; soundings in two of these are: i 1 io fathoms in zoÃ‚° N.
Kutuzov repeated, his laughing eye narrowing more and more as he looked at Pierre.
This procedure reroutes the blood around the narrowing or blockage, creating an alternative pathway for blood to reach the heart muscle.
Rates of recession may be accelerating due to narrowing and steepening of the adjacent inter-tidal slope.
Less commonly, a narrowing or stenosis of the valve can be identified.
Further narrowing consequent on disk degeneration and osteoarthrosis may produce neurological symptoms, which may be unilateral (root canal stenosis).
The vapor rises through the narrowing neck of the still and is guided downwards and through a water-cooled condenser.
Once you've created your nursery idea folder, you can start narrowing down your favorite choices.
You can also search for goods by narrowing the prices from highest to lowest and vice versa.
While you may have two or three reasons, narrowing it down to one will help you determine what type of kayak you need.
You can search the site easily to find just what you're looking for, narrowing the selection down by features on the left-hand column or select by condition (new, refurbished, etc) on the right side of the page.
This should give you a good starting point for narrowing down vendors by their available products and the terms of their installment plans.
Shopping for the right multiple setting device really depends on narrowing down your needs and preferences.
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The biggest challenge you'll face is narrowing your selections.
The most difficult part will be narrowing your choices and making decisions.
Now that you've decided on your approach to this part of your bathroom design and which direction you want to go, you can begin narrowing down your choices.
Thus, the challenge in finding perfume online is not in actually locating fragrance for sale, but narrowing down the selection.
So where should you start if you're feeling overwhelmed at the thought of narrowing down a good eye shadow for your blue-green eyes?
They have the option of narrowing their search by job type or location.
Reviews of Olympus waterproof cameras spotlight benefits of each device, but they also reveal some factors to consider when narrowing down your search for the ultimate underwater gadget.
Narrowing down what you would like to focus on in your training is the first step to choosing your cooking school.
By narrowing down your search to just the type of layouts you want to view, you can spend more time creating and less time searching.
Most teens will need help narrowing their search.
Bravo Bride: You can get very specific in your search for a dress here, narrowing your options down by silhouette and neck line in addition to designer, price, size, location, and color.
In that case, setting a wedding date will be as simple as narrowing it down to a specific month and finally settling on a date.
If you know exactly what you want the castle design to look like and have some very specific requests, you may need to shop around and see samples from several different decorators before narrowing down to just one.
The Ernies are handed out for the worst derogatory--read that as sexist--public statements, so I can only imagine a good amount of their time was spent narrowing down which of Cruise's comments was the worst.
Sexy celebrity photos are abundant online, but narrowing your search down to the less racy pictures can be a challenge.
Finding a cool outfit simply involves finding what is currently trendy for girls in the age group of your daughter, and narrowing it down to those trends that are flattering on her individual body.
It's essential for prospective students to compare tuition for distance graduate degree programs before narrowing their lists of final choices and submitting applications.
Narrowing down the top 5 things to pack for a cruise can be a major challenge.
Funkia Lancifolia - A small species, with tufts of lance-shaped leaves, narrowing from the middle towards both ends.
Finding home improvement contractors in Los Angeles is not necessarily a difficult task, but narrowing down the vast field of companies to find the very best contractor can be an overwhelming mission.
Narrowing down your selection can be difficult if you're confronted with so many options!
That's an important point, because narrowing down so-called sexy clothes means pinpointing the styles and sizes that best suit a woman's figure and personal tastes.
It is as easy as clicking on your state, or narrowing your search by entering your zip code.
Whether you're searching for a one- or two-piece style, be prepared to spend some time narrowing it down.
In fact, it's so easy that you might have trouble narrowing down your choice to just one wholesaler!
Once you know the kind of retirement lifestyle you really want, you can begin narrowing down your location options based on the things that are most important to you in your eventual retirement spot.
The sort function on this website allows for narrowing your search by state and amenities.
Narrowing the search down to a radius within 30 miles of Tampa results in five Horizon Bay facilities.
Smoking also exacerbates snoring problems due to the narrowing of the air passages that is associated with it.
In addition, if you have enlarged tissues in the back of your throat or enlarged tonsils, this may lead to a narrowing of the tonsils.
OSA stems from an obstruction or narrowing in the airway passage the prevents air from flowing freely.
Narrowing the list down to one amazing title wasn't easy, and the race is very close.
In addition to viewing the map as a way of narrowing down your selection to the most convenient store, you can also enter your current zip code into the search box under the "Find Your Closest SuperCenter" heading on this page.
Before narrowing down your selection to a single handset, it may be useful to consider some of the different platforms as well.
One rare cause of stroke is an extreme case of the chickenpox virus, which causes a narrowing of blood vessels in the head for some children.
The inflammation of the aorta eventually leads either to the formation of aneurysms or the narrowing or complete blocking of the blood vessels.
Decongestants relieve the swelling by narrowing the blood vessels that supply the nose.
This narrowing reduces the blood supply to the swollen membranes, causing them to shrink.
Sometimes a foreign object or narrowing of the trachea is seen on a neck x ray.
Many individuals with Williams syndrome have heart disorders, typically supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS), which is a narrowing of the aorta.
Supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS)-A narrowing of the aorta.
Constriction of the aorta, as in COA, produces resistance to the flow of blood, resulting in raising the blood pressure above the narrowing and reducing blood pressure below or downstream from the narrowing.
High blood pressure (hypertension) affects parts of the body supplied by arteries that branch off the aortic arch above the narrowing.
If, however, one of the ureters has a dead end, a stricture or stenosis (narrowing), or a leaky ureterovesical valve (between the ureter and bladder), infection is the likely result.
Elevated cholesterol levels can result in the accumulation of fatty deposits on blood vessel walls, narrowing veins and arteries and impeding blood flow to the heart, brain, and other organs.
The result may be a narrowing (stenosis) or blockage of blood vessels, interrupting the essential flow of blood and oxygen to the heart, brain, abdominal organs, and peripheral circulation to the arms and legs.
Left untreated, high levels of LDL and total cholesterol can lead to the formation of plaque, the narrowing of blood vessels, vascular disease, and subsequent heart attacks and stroke.
Stenosis is a narrowing of the valves or arteries.
Subaortic stenosis is a narrowing of the left ventricle below the aortic valve that limits the flow of blood from the left ventricle.
The major defects are a large hole (ventricular septal defect) between the ventricles, which allows oxygen-poor blood to mix with oxygen-rich blood, and narrowing at or beneath the pulmonary valve.
Pulmonary artery banding, narrowing the pulmonary artery with a band to reduce blood flow and pressure in the lungs, is used for ventricular septal defect, atrioventricular canal defect, and tricuspid atresia.
Coarctation of the aorta-A congenital defect in which severe narrowing or constriction of the aorta obstructs the flow of blood.
Urinary tract obstructions in male fetuses are usually caused by a narrowing of the urinary tract.
This test may be performed to locate the narrowing or blockage in the renal vein.
Duodenal atresia can occur with other conditions such as a narrowing of the duodenal lumen (duodenal stenosis) or twisting of the duodenum around itself (duodenal volvulus).
Kidney infections, a narrowing of the arteries that carry blood to the kidneys, called renal artery stenosis, and other kidney disorders can disturb the salt and water balance.
The physician will look for thickening, narrowing, or hemorrhages in the blood vessels.
About 10 to 35 percent of all survivors eventually develop a stricture, or narrowing, of the intestine that occurs with healing.
The physician will listen to the child's chest with a stethoscope for specific sounds that indicate lung inflammation, such as moist rales and crackling, and wheezing, that indicate airway narrowing.
Stricture-An abnormal narrowing or tightening of a body tube or passage.
HPV appears to be transferred from the mother to the infant during the birth process and can cause tracheal narrowing due to lesions (warts) from the virus.
Vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) is a disorder that occurs when the vocal cords move toward each other when a person breathes, narrowing the airway and causing wheezing and difficulty breathing.
In an individual with vocal cord dysfunction, instead of being drawn apart, the vocal cords move together, narrowing and partially blocking the airway.
Blood vessel narrowing is the body's way of protecting vital internal organs at the expense of the extremities by reducing heat flow away from the center of the body.
Narrowing also causes acidosis (an increase in tissue acidity) and increases blood viscosity (thickness).
Complications include wound infections, unexpected opening near the repair site, and rarely, meatul stenosis, a narrowing of the urinary tract opening.
This narrowing, in turn, produces wheezing and breathlessness that sometimes causes the patient to gasp for air.
If the diagnosis is still in doubt, the patient can inhale a suspect allergen while using a spirometer to detect airway narrowing.
Atopy-A state that makes persons more likely to develop allergic reactions of any type, including the inflammation and airway narrowing typical of asthma.
Ballet posters come in all different shapes and styles, and for the sake of narrowing it down, this article will focus on what will look good in a large room or dance studio.
Advanced Search: However, you may want to focus your search a bit more by narrowing it down to a particular dance name or choreographer you've heard of.
There are so many available that narrowing down the best ones can be difficult.
You can use these element colors to assist you in narrowing your color palette choices for a room.
Narrowing it down to the one that causes yours could be challenging.
The best way to approach looking for a job in another country is to begin by narrowing down your search to a few nations that interest you.
Although it can be easy to guess which week the big day occurred in, narrowing it down to a specific day is tricky.
In terms of bikini tops, consider narrowing your focus to triangle tops and halter styles.
There are so many different suits to choose from that you may have a difficult time narrowing down your choices.
If your child is one who wants to be involved in choosing swimsuits, you might make things easier on everyone by first narrowing down choices to five or six suits, and then asking your child to pick one or two based on these choices.
If you know what type of teddy bear you are looking for, then that makes narrowing down your search much easier.
Restenosis is a narrowing of blood vessels that impedes the flow of blood.
If you're in doubt about what will look great on your body type, you can even search for tips on that to make narrowing your choices down even easier.
You may have trouble narrowing down your selection, but it helps to shop at stores that have reasonable return policies and prices.
Her desire to make a real difference meant narrowing her focus.
Narrowing down the charities out there until you have a shorter list of those you are genuinely interested in helping will greatly assist you in making the right decision.
There is an overwhelming selection of different holiday music styles and artists available today, so narrowing down the focus for your play list will help simplify this task.
The only problem you'll have is narrowing down your options.
As with most dating sites, a personal profile is used to express what your interests are and what you're looking for in a relationship, effectively narrowing the search to the most potentially fruitful results.
While searching for potential matches online allows you to peruse a vast amount of people, narrowing down the search can be difficult.
The reason is that BBW personals are all about narrowing a search for love initially based on appearance.
By narrowing down your list of choices, it can be easier than you think.
Age range and location offer additional options for narrowing down your potential partners in swinging.
If you're more concerned with simply narrowing down your dating pool based on ethnicity, most other websites such as OK Cupid enable you to specify what kind of person you're hoping to date.
In addition to narrowing down the style options, it is also important to determine the metal that the ring will be made from.
Narrowing your focus is one of the best ways to have success selling short stories.
Fashion-conscious women will likely have a hard time narrowing down their choice of wallet to just one With styles that range from rich and dramatic to bright and buoyant, there's a wallet for all personalities, ages and senses of style.
Pisces is highly artistic and creative, and Virgo can help her find an outlet for expression by assisting in narrowing her choices through a logical process of elimination.
The con artist then proceeds to ask more and more questions, narrowing down the choices, all with an air of confidence and mystery to bedazzle the unwitting victim.
Narrowing down the list of 10 memorable soap opera moments was no easy task.
Narrowing down the features required will also help to limit the number of atomic alarm clocks to choose from and this can save time when shopping.
You can also purchase second hand vans by browsing categories and narrowing your search by make and model.
Once you know what you need in a GPS unit, you can start narrowing down the options.
Asthma is a common disorder in which chronic inflammation makes bronchial tubes swell resulting in a narrowing of the airways.
Having too much cholesterol in the blood stream causes narrowing of important blood vessels, which in turn restricts vital blood flow to the body's vital organs such as the heart, brain, lungs and kidneys.
In particular, narrowing which restricts blood flow to the heart and brain predisposes life threatening problems such as heart attacks and strokes.
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) - known as the 'bad' cholesterol, this one does the opposite of the HDL and takes cholesterol from the liver and deposits it in the arteries causing a narrowing over time.
Triglycerides make up a sticky form of fat that sticks to artery walls and can cause hardening and narrowing.
Eating foods with a lot of fat can lead to atherosclerosis -- which is narrowing of blood vessels -- and heart disease and stroke.
Atherosclerosis forces your heart to work harder by narrowing the diameter of the blood vessels.
Plaque from saturated fats can build-up on the inner lining of your blood vessels, narrowing their diameter.
This narrowing of blood vessels causes your heart to work harder leading to high blood pressure.
Once you get a taste of all the designs available, your greatest challenge will be narrowing down your shopping list!
The 12 then went on to face the public vote each week, narrowing the group down to one winner.
With that much music in the genre, that means narrowing down a best list is sure to start a lot of debates.
Seasonal fall themes are so plentiful that the most difficult part of selecting a theme will be narrowing it down to your favorite!
After narrowing down his group of interested bachelorettes to Trista Rehn and Amanda Marsh, he chose Amanda in the finale.
Conley will date the ladies -both in groups and in one-on-one outings- in the hope of narrowing down his pool of potential mates.
This site gives you more options in narrowing selections to be just what you're looking for.
He scrutinized her for a long moment, eyes narrowing, before he stepped aside to rejoin the shadows.
But the narrowing continued.
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