Needle-like sentence example

  • The firs are distinguished from the pines and larches by having their needle-like leaves placed singly on the shoots, instead of growing in clusters from a sheath on a dwarf branch.
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  • The form of the leaf shows a very great variety ranging from the narrow linear form with parallel sides, as in grasses or the needle-like leaves of pines and firs to more or less rounded or orbicular - descriptions of these will be found in works on descriptive botany - FIG.
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  • The name Retinospora, therefore, does not stand for a true genus, but denotes persistent young forms of Juniperus, Thuja, Cupressus, &c., in which the small scaly leaves of ordinary species are replaced by the slender, needle-like leaves, which stand out more or less at right angles from the branches.
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  • The leaves are usually articulated at the base, spreading, sharp-pointed and needle-like in form, destitute of oil-glands, and arranged in alternating whorls of three; but in some the leaves are minute and scale-like, closely adhering to the branches, the apex only being free, and furnished with an oil-gland on the back.
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  • The design was engraved onto sheets of polished copper coated with wax, using a sharp, needle-like tool called a burin.
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  • With its distinctive dome and needle-like minaret, the mosque was built by the Ottoman Turks in 1816.
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  • Rosemary (organic) Rosemary's needle-like leaves are very aromatic, with a slightly woody... .
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  • Rosemary (organic) Rosemary 's needle-like leaves are very aromatic, with a slightly woody....
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  • With these are an equal number of needle-like spines slightly longer than the leaves, and to these the tree owes its name.
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  • Smilax Pseudo-China - The lower part of the stem is armed with straight, needle-like prickles, the upper part and the branches mostly unarmed.
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  • 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.
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  • Picea Sitchensis - In places where this Spruce thrives it is a very beautiful tree, because of the bluish silvery-grey tone of its needle-like leaves.
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  • All pinks have ruffled flowers and long, needle-like leaves.
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  • A needle-like instrument enters the uterus through a small incision in the mother's abdomen.
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  • Cats, with their needle-like incisors and carnassial teeth, typically cause puncture wounds.
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  • The new technique also improved the brilliance of the stones. 19th century cushion cuts disbursed light in block-like patterns, while the early 20th century cushion cuts refracted light in a needle-like pattern.
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