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oars Sentence Examples

  • On this boat there are places for 16 oars a side.

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  • Oars were made from them (Ezek.

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  • The crew was supposed to consist of fifty, agreeing in number with the fifty oars of the "Argo," so called from its builder Argos, the son of Phrixus, or from apryos (swift).

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  • The fact that the ships have oars and not sails makes it probable that they were rather for the sea than.

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  • Sails, paddles, oars and punting-poles are all in use.

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  • "Well, I can make some oars," said Robert; "but I think there ought to be still another and a better way.

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  • It is not probable that the largest viking ships had more than ro oars a side.

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  • The advantage of this arrangement was that it left all hands free to fight, a barrier could be formed with the oars and yards, and the enemy's chance of making use of his superior numbers to attack on both sides would be, as far as possible, limited - a great point when all fighting was with the sword, or with such feeble missile weapons as bows and javelins.

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  • To the last, judging by the specimens of Scandinavian boats which have come down to us, they must have been not very seaworthy; they were shallow, narrow in the beam, pointed at both ends, and so eminently suitable for manoeuvring (with oars) in creeks and bays.

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  • To the last, judging by the specimens of Scandinavian boats which have come down to us, they must have been not very seaworthy; they were shallow, narrow in the beam, pointed at both ends, and so eminently suitable for manoeuvring (with oars) in creeks and bays.

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  • Above Ciudad Bolivar transportation is effected by two or three small river steamers and a great number of small craft (lauchas, bungos, balandras, &c.), using sails, oars and punting poles.

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  • Besides the triremes, or vessels with three banks of oars, we hear of quadriremes and quinqueremes with four and five banks of oars - larger and taller and more massive ships than had yet been used in Greek sea warfare.

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  • - Free-swimming forms, with the appendages of the 6th or 5th and 6th pairs flattened or lengthened to act as oars; segments of mesosoma and metasoma (= opisthosoma), twelve in number.

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  • The paintings on the vases show boats driven by oars and sails rudely figured, and the boats bear emblematic standards or ensigns.

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  • I found that it was as well for me to rest on my oars and wait his reappearing as to endeavor to calculate where he would rise; for again and again, when I was straining my eyes over the surface one way, I would suddenly be startled by his unearthly laugh behind me.

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  • But suddenly the dimples ceased, for they were produced by the perch, which the noise of my oars had seared into the depths, and I saw their schools dimly disappearing; so I spent a dry afternoon after all.

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  • According to William's version, Sceaf was found, as an infant, alone in a boat without oars, which had drifted to the island of " Scandza."

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  • Among the city's manufactures are lumber, foundry and machine-shop products, naval stores and oars; and there are shad and sturgeon fisheries.

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  • This flying machine consisted of a light frame covered with strong canvas and provided with two large oars or wings moving on a horizontal axis, and so arranged that the upstroke met with no resistance while the downstroke provided the lifting power.

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  • One might as well attempt to steer a boat carried along by currents of water in the absence of oars, sails and wind, as to steer a balloon carried along by currents of air.

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  • But his navy was not yet strong enough to hold off all raids: it was not till the very end of his reign that he perfected it by building long ships that were nigh twice as large as those of the heathen; some had 60 oars, some more; and they were both steadier and swifter and lighter than the others, and were shaped neither after the Frisian nor after the Danish fashion, but as it seemed to himself that they would be most handy.

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  • The fuze was lighted and the crew of six were pushing off in their little motor skiff when the propellor was torn off by fouling the submarine, and they had to take to the oars.

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  • long, and had a mast and sixteen pairs of oars.

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  • In saga literature we read of craft (of " long ships ") with 20 to 30 benches of rowers, which would mean 40 to 60 oars.

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  • A set of oars or a small auxiliary outboard are advisable.

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  • The stranded vessels were protected by nine French gunboats each carrying a 12-pounder carronade and six swivels and rowing between twenty and thirty oars.

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  • creaking of oars.

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  • muscly sweaty arms working at the oars.

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  • They all carry the standard pair of steering oars at the stern some of which appear to have a tiller arm.

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  • They had set out from Ireland in a boat and hadn't bothered to take any oars with them; they simply drifted.

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  • Later, they built stronger ships that could use either oars or sails for trading with their neighbors.

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  • oars on each side.

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  • Some of the ships were propelled by oars, others were under sail.

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  • Keeping the inboard the same, longer oard the same, longer oars feel heavier, shorter oars lighter.

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  • No oars apart from the steering oar would of been used on the ship.

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  • oars in a sweep boat.

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  • oars in water here.

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  • Ideal for fishing or just pottering about moves well under oars and it will take a small outboard.

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  • outrigger scull A craft sculled by a man using two sculls or short oars, one in each hand.

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  • propelled by oars.

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  • The boats are normally fitted with metal riggers, extending out on both sides, which connect the oars to the boat.

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  • sailing vessel replaced the medieval galley rowed by oars.

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  • Their ships were from 80-100 feet long and used a single square sail beside oars.

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  • thole pins to which the oars have been secured with twisted withes.

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  • For long voyages the sailing vessel replaced the medieval galley rowed by oars.

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  • Sails, paddles, oars and punting-poles are all in use.

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  • Oars were made from them (Ezek.

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  • The crew was supposed to consist of fifty, agreeing in number with the fifty oars of the "Argo," so called from its builder Argos, the son of Phrixus, or from apryos (swift).

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  • - Free-swimming forms, with the appendages of the 6th or 5th and 6th pairs flattened or lengthened to act as oars; segments of mesosoma and metasoma (= opisthosoma), twelve in number.

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  • Above Ciudad Bolivar transportation is effected by two or three small river steamers and a great number of small craft (lauchas, bungos, balandras, &c.), using sails, oars and punting poles.

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  • Besides the triremes, or vessels with three banks of oars, we hear of quadriremes and quinqueremes with four and five banks of oars - larger and taller and more massive ships than had yet been used in Greek sea warfare.

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  • This flying machine consisted of a light frame covered with strong canvas and provided with two large oars or wings moving on a horizontal axis, and so arranged that the upstroke met with no resistance while the downstroke provided the lifting power.

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  • The fuze was lighted and the crew of six were pushing off in their little motor skiff when the propellor was torn off by fouling the submarine, and they had to take to the oars.

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  • The advantage of this arrangement was that it left all hands free to fight, a barrier could be formed with the oars and yards, and the enemy's chance of making use of his superior numbers to attack on both sides would be, as far as possible, limited - a great point when all fighting was with the sword, or with such feeble missile weapons as bows and javelins.

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  • The fact that the ships have oars and not sails makes it probable that they were rather for the sea than.

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  • The paintings on the vases show boats driven by oars and sails rudely figured, and the boats bear emblematic standards or ensigns.

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  • long, and had a mast and sixteen pairs of oars.

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  • In saga literature we read of craft (of " long ships ") with 20 to 30 benches of rowers, which would mean 40 to 60 oars.

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  • On this boat there are places for 16 oars a side.

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  • It is not probable that the largest viking ships had more than ro oars a side.

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  • According to William's version, Sceaf was found, as an infant, alone in a boat without oars, which had drifted to the island of " Scandza."

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  • One might as well attempt to steer a boat carried along by currents of water in the absence of oars, sails and wind, as to steer a balloon carried along by currents of air.

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  • But his navy was not yet strong enough to hold off all raids: it was not till the very end of his reign that he perfected it by building long ships that were nigh twice as large as those of the heathen; some had 60 oars, some more; and they were both steadier and swifter and lighter than the others, and were shaped neither after the Frisian nor after the Danish fashion, but as it seemed to himself that they would be most handy.

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  • Among the city's manufactures are lumber, foundry and machine-shop products, naval stores and oars; and there are shad and sturgeon fisheries.

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  • But we have no oars.

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  • I saw Mr. Wilson and James row with oars.

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  • The boats are normally fitted with metal riggers, extending out on both sides, which connect the oars to the boat.

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  • For long voyages the sailing vessel replaced the medieval galley rowed by oars.

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  • Their ships were from 80-100 feet long and used a single square sail beside oars.

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  • It is a rowing boat with curved wooden single thole pins to which the oars have been secured with twisted withes.

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