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oblong

oblong Sentence Examples

  • The site is a level oblong tract extending along the Hudson for 7 m.

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  • Its shape is oblong; it is 43 m.

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  • It is roughly oblong in form, measuring about 80 m.

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  • an oblong rectangular, a circular and an oval type, the latter being either FIG.

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  • or more in diameter, and large hairy oblong lanceolate leaves often 18 in.

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  • The foot is long, carrying the oblong visceral mass upon it, and projecting (as metapodium) a little beyond it(f).

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  • The very large acorns are remarkable for their thick cups with long reflexed scales; the leaves are large, oblong, with deep serratures terminating in a bristle-like point.

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  • Separated from Lycabettus by a depression to the south-west, through which flows a brook, now a covered drain (probably to be identified with the Eridanus), stands the remarkable oblong rocky mass of the Acropolis (512 ft.), rising precipitously on all sides except the western; its summit was partially levelled in prehistoric times, and the flat area was subsequently enlarged by further cutting and by means of retaining walls.

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  • The fruit is oblong, fleshy and contains one very hard seed which is deeply furrowed on the inside.

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  • Liquation, if not followed by poling, is carried on as a rule in a reverberatory furnace with an oblong, slightly trough-shaped inclined hearth; if the lead is to be poled it is usually melted down in a cast-iron kettle.

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  • Separated from Lycabettus by a depression to the south-west, through which flows a brook, now a covered drain (probably to be identified with the Eridanus), stands the remarkable oblong rocky mass of the Acropolis (512 ft.), rising precipitously on all sides except the western; its summit was partially levelled in prehistoric times, and the flat area was subsequently enlarged by further cutting and by means of retaining walls.

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  • Prior has introduced an ingenious method of making small oblong and square sheets of coloured glass, which are thick in the centre and taper towards the edges, and which have one surface slightly roughened and one brilliantly polished.

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  • Glass is blown into an oblong box-shaped iron mould, about 12 in.

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  • Prior has introduced an ingenious method of making small oblong and square sheets of coloured glass, which are thick in the centre and taper towards the edges, and which have one surface slightly roughened and one brilliantly polished.

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  • the figures as written down are 12510 6255 14595 1534560 Napier's rods or bones consist of ten oblong pieces of wood or other material with square ends.

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  • An oblong coil about an inch in length is suspended from each end by thin strips of rolled German silver wire, one of which is connected with a spiral spring for regulating the tension, the other being attached to a torsion-head.

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  • Ilex, usually a smaller tree, frequently of rather shrub-like appearance, with abundant glossy dark-green leaves, generally ovate in shape and more or less prickly at the margin, but sometimes with the edges entire; the under surface is hoary; the acorns are oblong on short stalks.

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  • During the commonwealth and empire aes grave was used to denote the old as in contradistinction to the existing depreciated coin; while aes rude was applied to the original oblong coinage of primitive times.

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  • The three pairs of molars in each jaw are, like the last premolar, quadritubercular oblong teeth.

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  • The oblong block of buildings, fronted by lawns, is surrounded by a moat and protected by a gate-house, part of which dates from 1301, at which date the chapel and a part of the house were also built.

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  • The catkins appear soon after the young leaves, usually in England towards the end of May; the acorns, oblong in form, are in shallow cups with short, scarcely projecting scales; the fruit is shed the first autumn, often before the foliage changes.

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  • The Liassic coprolites are described by Buckland as resembling oblong pebbles, or kidney-potatoes; they are mostly 2 to 4 in.

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  • Thanet is roughly oblong in form, its extreme measurements being about 8 m.

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  • Youths, when engaged in horsemanship and other exercises, wore a chlamys round the shoulders, which, however, was semicircular in cut, and was fastened on the breast by buttons and a loop, or tied in a knot, whereas the Greek chlamys was oblong and fastened on the shoulder by a brooch.

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  • It is oblong, and has a Cupelling.

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  • The bright green, glabrous leaves are broad and oblong, about 6 in.

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  • The leaves of most mosses are flat plates, each consisting of a single layer of square or oblong assimilating (chlorophyllous) cells.

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  • Its conical summit terminates in an oblong platform, 74 ft.

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  • The Dipylon consists of an outer and an inner gate separated by an oblong courtyard and flanked on either side by towers; the gates were themselves double, being each composed of two apertures intended for the incoming and outgoing traffic. An opening in the city wall a little to the south-west, supposed to have been the Sacred Gate (iep t riAn), was in all probability an outlet for the waters of the Eridanus.

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  • The Stadium, in which the Panathenaic Games were held, was first laid out by the orator Lycurgus about 330 B.C. It was an oblong structure filling a natural depression near the left bank of the Ilissus beneath the eastern de clivity of the Ardettus hill, the parallel sides and semicircular end, or acev50vn, around the arena being partially excavated from the adjoining slopes.

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  • 6) the inhabited earth has the shape of an oblong rectangle surrounded by an ocean which breaks in in four great gulfs - the Roman or Mediterranean, the Arabian, Persian and Caspian Sea.

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  • In each case the arched tomb was formed by an oblong chest, either hollowed out of the rock, or built of masonry, and closed with a horizontal slab.

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  • The paenula, which was the garment most commonly worn, especially by soldiers when engaged on peace duties, was an oblong piece of cloth with a hole in the centre for the neck; a hood was usually attached to the back.

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  • from front to back, and consists of two oblong rectangles; the foremost, placed transversely to the other, is the great hypostyle hall or pronaos, the broadest and loftiest part of the temple, measuring 135 ft.

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  • It is roughly oblong in form; its length from S.E.

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  • The leaves of most mosses are flat plates, each consisting of a single layer of square or oblong assimilating (chlorophyllous) cells.

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  • The paenula, which was the garment most commonly worn, especially by soldiers when engaged on peace duties, was an oblong piece of cloth with a hole in the centre for the neck; a hood was usually attached to the back.

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  • These are of an oblong shape about 12 in.

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  • The eyepiece slides into the tube cd, which screws into the brass ring ef, through two openings in which the oblong frame, containing the micrometer slides, passes.

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  • The place, usually called the Grand Square, is an oblong open space, tree-lined, in the centre of which there is an equestrian statue of the prince after whom it is named.

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  • The form of the new or eastern city is that of an irregular oblong, about 1500 paces in length by Soo in breadth.

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  • A modern blast-furnace is oblong in horizontal section and about 24 ft.

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  • It consists of an oblong plate 2 in.

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  • There is a 15th-century Italian example in South Kensington Museum of a pilastered turret containing an oblong crystal case, the whole resting on a stemmed base, and surmounted with a cupola.

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  • A large mantle could thus serve as a veil, and Rebekah covered her face with her square or oblong wrapper on meeting Isaac (Gen.

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  • The perianth consists of five or six oblong greenish lobes, within which is found a tuft, consisting of a large number of stamens, each of which has a very short filament and an oblong two-lobed anther bursting longitudinally, and surmounted by an oblong lobe, which is the projecting end of the connective.

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  • They have the fleshy stems characteristic of the order, these being either globose, oblong or cylindrical, and either ribbed as in Melocactus, or broken up into distinct tubercles, and most of them armed with stiff sharp pines, set in little woolly cushions occupying the place of the buds.

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  • West of the castle is a large oblong space, the Parade Ground.

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  • The genus is represented in Europe, north Asia, North America and Australia, and is characterized by oblong or linear stem-leaves, flowers in.

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  • Its original shape seems to have been an irregular oblong bar, which was stamped with the figure of a sheep, ox or sow.

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  • This has an oblong, dish-shaped hearth of acid or basic fire-brick built into a wrought-iron pan, which rests on transverse rails supported by longitudinal walls.

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  • This quantity is wrapped in the inner cover, an oblong piece of leaf the length of the cigar to be made, and of width sufficient to enclose the whole material.

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  • Its original shape seems to have been an irregular oblong bar, which was stamped with the figure of a sheep, ox or sow.

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  • This has an oblong, dish-shaped hearth of acid or basic fire-brick built into a wrought-iron pan, which rests on transverse rails supported by longitudinal walls.

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  • In one case, at Schussenried, the house, which was of an oblong quadrangular form, about 33 by 23 ft., was divided into two rooms by a partition.

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  • The ruin mounds of Nimrud consist of an oblong enclosure, formed by the walls of the ancient city, of which fifty-eight towers have been traced on the N.

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  • corner of this oblong is an elevated platform in the form of a rectangular parallelogram, some 600 yds.

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  • A strong north-west wind, at such times, is of incalculable value to the farmer."8 Other gall-making dipterous flies are members of the family Trypetidae, which disfigure the seed-heads of plants, and of the family Mycetophilidae, such as the species Sciara tilicola, 9 Low, the cause of the oblong or rounded green and red galls of the young shoots and leaves of the lime.

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  • It is of oblong shape running north and south, and is entered by a single gateway.

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  • Of native churches there are two forms - one square or oblong, found in Tigre; the other circular, found in Amhara and Shoa.

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  • This was cast into an oblong ingot, 1 to 12 in.

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  • They were pyramids on a square or oblong base, rising in successive terraces to a small summit-platform.

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  • In the centre, the oblong pyramid of rubble cased with hewn stone and cemented 375 X 300 ft.

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  • The castle is a fine example of Gothic, and mainly consists of a great oblong quadrangle, flanked on the south side by circular towers.

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  • The building, completed in 1684, according to a plan of Sir Christopher Wren, is an oblong, three sides of which are dwellingrooms, connected by covered corridors.

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  • of the lake during the greater part of its history), - a rough oblong about 200 m.

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  • The annexed plan of a Coptic monastery, from Lenoir, shows a church of three aisles, with cellular apses, and two ranges of cells on either side of an oblong gallery.

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  • The Myrmeleonidae are large insects with short clubbed feelers on their prominent heads, and two pairs of closely similar net-veined wings, with regular oblong areolets at the tips.

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  • pendula) has rather larger cones, of an oblong shape, about 4 in.

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  • C, The single small sphere has divided into two, and the reunited mass has divided into two, of which one is oblong and practically double, as in B.

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  • In the most approved modern filatures there is a separate cocoon boiler (cuiseuse), an oblong tank containing water boiled by steam heat.

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  • The church is a narrow oblong, destitute of aisles, 123 ft.

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  • It is an oblong, of which the north and south sides measure about 250 ft., the east and west about 230.

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  • oblong, having a single row of columns dividing the length into two naves and terminating to the west in a semicircular apse.

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  • The space thus defined was a large oblong, about 234 yds.

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  • The form of the kitchen and fruit garden should be square or oblong, rather than curvilinear, since the working and cropping of the ground can thus be more easily carried out.

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  • Thus shallow square or oblong wooden boxes, made of light, inexpensive wood, are very useful for seedsowing, for pricking out seedlings, or for planting cuttings.

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  • The young shoots of P. domestica are glabrous, and the fruit oblong; in P. insititia the young shoots are pubescent, and the fruit more or less globose.

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  • The colour of the fruit varies from green to deep purple, the size from that of a small cherry to that of a hen's egg; the form is oblong acute or obtuse at both ends, or globular; the stones or kernels vary in like manner; and the flavour, season of ripening and duration are all subject to variation.

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  • - Terminal margins of end valves never elevated; form oval or oblong.

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  • Is of the nature of a leopard and prettily marked with stripes and oblong spots.

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  • It forms an irregular oblong, with a triangular projection (the country of the Adansi) southward.

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  • In shape it is an irregular oblong, and it is very difficult to define its boundaries, as at one extremity it wanders into Oudh, while on the south the villages of the state of Rewa and those of this district are hopelessly intermingled.

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  • Kairawan, in shape an irregular oblong, is surrounded by a crenellated brick wall with towers and bastions and five gates.

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  • - Oblong leaf of a species of Senna.

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  • These oblong areas vary from 60,000 to 1500 or 2000 acres in extent.

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  • The tomb is a vault, surmounted by an oblong stone monument, with a stele at the head and feet; and a cupola, supported by four walls, covers the whole in the case of sheikhs tombs and those of the wealthy.

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  • The celebrated Patio de los Leones (Court of the Lions) is an oblong court, 116 ft.

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  • the anthers oblong and converging; the ovary is globose, and has three furrows; the seeds are roundish and black.

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  • oblong iron pan, the bottom of which slopes from both sides to a narrow channel.

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  • An oblong metallic box fitted with pivots, whose bearings are attached to the triangular beams, forms the tube for two parallel telescopes; these are separated throughout their length by a metallic diaphragm.

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  • It forms an oblong territory, about 24 m.

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  • Their different forms include the Cosford, which are thin-shelled and oblong; the Downton, or large square nut, having a lancinated husk; the white or Wrotham Park filbert; and the red hazel or filbert, the kernel of which has a red pellicle.

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  • They are square, oblong or circular in section, and the interior is fitted with horizontal or inclined plates or prisms, which regulate the fall of the ore.

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  • It is a herb with a rosette of fleshy, oblong leaves, i to 3 in.

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  • The portico is composed of forty-eight pillars, the whole enclosed in an oblong courtyard about 140 feet by 90 feet, surrounded by a double colonnade of smaller pillars, forming porticos to a range of fifty-five cells, which enclose it on all sides, exactly as they do in a Buddhist monastery (vihara).

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  • The leaves are long and of a light bright green; the cones are solitary, oblong, conical and of a yellow tint.

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  • It is a straight-growing tree, with grey bark and whorls of horizontal branches giving a cylindro-conical outline; the leaves are short, rigid and glaucous; the cones, oblong and rather pointing upwards, grow only near the top of the tree, and ripen in the second autumn; the seeds are oily like those of P. Pinea, and are eaten both on the Alps and by the inhabitants of Siberia; a fine oil is expressed from them which is used both for food and in lamps, but, like that of the Italian pine, it soon turns rancid.

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  • Towards the northern extremity of the range occur a group of peaks, which together form an oblong block or " massif °' amongst the neighbouring ridges known as " Kaisargarh " amongst the Sherani clansmen who occupy it; and as the " Takht-i-Suliman " (Solomon's throne), generally, on the frontier, from the fact of a celebrated shrine of that name existing near its southern abutment.

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  • To the east of the space in front of the temple was an oblong building of two chambers, with a colonnade on each side but not in front; this may have been the Prytaneum or some other official building; beyond it is the most interesting and characteristic of all the monuments of Delphi.

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  • The most interesting feature is the scena, which is unique in plan; it consisted of an oblong building of two storeys, surrounded on all sides by a low portico or terrace reaching to the level of the first floor.

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  • They consist of single cells, which may be spherical, oblong or cylindrical in shape, or of filamentous or Definition.

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  • The mosque itself, a splendid structure forming an oblong 261 ft.

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  • The bags are then sealed up, packed in oblong or circular baskets and sent to Smyrna or other ports on mules.

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  • The body of the machine was oblong in shape, with the fore-part cut away like a water-chute boat, and a long counter at the stern over which the propellers revolved.

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  • It has a singular appearance from the structure of the leaves, which are oblong in shape, from 6 to 18 in.

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  • The fruits do not usually exceed in size the dimensions of a hen's or of a swan's egg, but that of P. macrocarpa is a gourd-like oblong fruit attaining a weight of 7 to 8 lb.

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  • They are hypogynous, and have long and very delicate filaments, and large, linear or oblong two-celled anthers, dorsifixed and ultimately very versatile, deeply indented at each end, and commonly exserted and pendulous.

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  • A small and charming strip of an oblong "Annunciation" at the Louvre is generally accepted as his work, done soon after 1470; a very highly wrought drawing at the Uffizi, corresponding on a larger scale to the head of the Virgin in the same picture, seems rather to be a copy by a later hand.

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  • It is of oblong shape, with a handsome façade over which rises a domed clocktower.

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  • The submerged leaves are long and grasslike, the floating leaves oblong or rounded, while the aerial leaves are borne on long, thin stalks above the water, and are often heartor arrow-shaped at the base.

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  • The interior is composed of oblong court-yards surrounded by buildings and arcades.

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  • The church buildings are very elaborate, and the baptistery is oblong, a form found apparently only here and in the Arabic Didascalia.

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  • The male flowers are developed at the ends of short lateral branches, are rounded or oblong in form, and consist of several antheriferous scales in two or three rows, each scale bearing three or six almost spherical pollen-sacs on its under side.

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  • Remains of what was probably the ancient citadel are still to be seen, consisting of an oblong or oval line of fortification, solidly and regularly built.

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  • These contain three stamens with thread-like filaments and oblong, two-lobed anthers.

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  • The stamens are placed round the base of the ovary, which is rounded or oblong, much smaller than the glumes, covered with down, and surmounted by two short styles, extending into feathery brush-like stigmas.

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  • The ripe fruit or grain, sometimes called the "berry," the matured state of the ovary and its contents, is oblong or ovoid, with a longitudinal furrow on one side.

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  • The arms of the popes and ecclesiastics of high birth were borne on an oval cartouche; and it is thus particularly applied, in Egyptian archaeology, for the oblong device with oval ends, enclosing the names of royal personages on the monuments.

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  • in height, and as it grows becoming branched, and furnished with alternate sessile leaves, which are stem-clasping, oblong, unequally-lobed, clothed with glandular clammy hairs, and of a dull grey-green, the whole plant having a powerful nauseous odour.

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  • One was the sciath, oval or oblong in shape, made of wicker-work covered with hide, and often large enough to cover the whole body.

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  • Three of these, the American, Adair and Gallup, may be termed square frames, the others being oblong, but the latter shape appears to possess the most all-round advantages to the modern bee-keeper.

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  • Sepals are generally of a more or less oval, elliptical or oblong form, with their apices either blunt or acute.

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  • It consists of two principal parts, an oblong rectangular box with an arrangement of plates, blocks and wedges, and over it a framework with heavy stampers which produce the pressure by their fall.

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  • For this reason an oblong form is the most favourable one for the easy separation of the oil.

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  • The edges of the cakes invariably retain a considerable portion of oil; hence the soft edges are pared off, in the case of the oblong cake in a cakeparing machine, and the parings are returned to edge-runners, to be ground up and again pressed with fresh meal.

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  • Frankincense, or olibanum, occurs in commerce in semiopaque, round, ovate or oblong tears or irregular lumps, which are covered externally with a white dust, the result of their friction against one another.

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  • accentuate the flat oblong shape of the top of the man's head.

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  • baguette cut is an oblong or rectangular step or trap cut.

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  • SQUARE PIANO The first pianos made in this country were in the oblong form of the earlier clavichord, and were made about 1770.

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  • Japanese style binding with litho printed limp boards (few closed tears to spine edge of boards ), oblong folio (approx.

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  • The head wears a narrow oblong headdress on the flat top of its head.

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  • Along the south wall, an oblong bed is planted with dark purple heartsease, and two more with yellow.

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  • mouldhtly grease six 100ml oblong tins or dariole molds.

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  • oblong about 12 inches by 8 inches.

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  • I have painted a cardboard box and cut an oblong out of the front panel so that it looks like a television.

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  • Edenvale Late: Fruits medium sized, oblong, very good flavor and quality.

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  • The women wear dark colored turbans embroidered jackets and skirts made from a large oblong of woven cloth.

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  • In shape they are usually a narrow upright, about 60 by 27, or a long oblong.

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  • Strong plants produce an abundance of medium sized, red oblong 8-12 ounce tomato fruits with a sweet taste and firm flesh.

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  • oblong 8vo, boards editor, illustrated cover, 190 pages, many figures and photographic reproductions in the text.

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  • oblong folio (approx.

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  • oblong shape with two single beds along the two side walls.

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  • oblong square which is 5 x 5 ins.

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  • oblong number plate; can you supply me with a different size plate?

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  • oblong format, 186 x 149 mm.

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  • About the " flat " description, I thought this to mean not oblong or convex in shape like many cases out there.

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  • The large watermelons are of a slightly oblong shape and possess a dark green rind, making their appearance similar to Florida Giant.

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  • Big Brothers Island is roughly oblong with a NW - SE attitude.

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  • It's stylishly oblong but compact, measuring just 79 x 25 x 12 cms.

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  • The leaves are narrowly oblong and toothed in a dark green.

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  • What you find is an intriguing, basically oblong, church, constructed of pinkish stone.

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  • oblong in shape, the widest end being in attachment, in part, to the belly section.

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  • The five-petalled, small white flowers grow in erect, oblong racemes.

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  • Ideal for bandanas, square scarves, oblong, and long scarves.

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  • The locally scarce oblong leaved sundew occurs on the site.

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  • The oblong amber stone dangling from the black leather thong caught the light and blazed fire from within its depths.

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  • Over the left tibia is an oblong opaque structure which is hard to identify.

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  • Alpine and oblong woodsia are small tufted montane ferns found in open rocky habitats, mainly on cliffs and scree slopes.

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  • This screw is mounted on an oblong box which carries one of the measuring edges; the other edge is moved by the coarser part of the screw relatively to the edge attached to the box, whilst the box itself is moved relatively to the axis of the telescope by the finer screw.

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  • The eyepiece slides into the tube cd, which screws into the brass ring ef, through two openings in which the oblong frame, containing the micrometer slides, passes.

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  • 3), fixed to the telescope by the screw i, has rack teeth on its circumference that receive the teeth;of an endless screw w, which, being fixed by the arms xx to the oblong box mn, gives the latter a motion of rotation round the axis of the telescope; an index upon this box points out on the graduated circle gh the angular rotation of the instrument.

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  • Some shoots are sterile while others are fertile, bearing at the apex the so-called fructification - a dense oval, oblong conical or cylindrical spike, consisting of a number of shortly-stalked peltate scales, each of which has attached to its under surface a circle of spore-cases (sporangia) which open by a longitudinal slit on their inner side.

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  • three on the south side, always the formal front with the Tatars, and two on each of the other sides; and the streets ran wide and straight from gate to gate (except, of course, where interrupted by the palace walls), forming an oblong chess-board plan.

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  • the figures as written down are 12510 6255 14595 1534560 Napier's rods or bones consist of ten oblong pieces of wood or other material with square ends.

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  • The site is a level oblong tract extending along the Hudson for 7 m.

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  • The three pairs of molars in each jaw are, like the last premolar, quadritubercular oblong teeth.

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  • The catkins appear soon after the young leaves, usually in England towards the end of May; the acorns, oblong in form, are in shallow cups with short, scarcely projecting scales; the fruit is shed the first autumn, often before the foliage changes.

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  • Ilex, usually a smaller tree, frequently of rather shrub-like appearance, with abundant glossy dark-green leaves, generally ovate in shape and more or less prickly at the margin, but sometimes with the edges entire; the under surface is hoary; the acorns are oblong on short stalks.

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  • The very large acorns are remarkable for their thick cups with long reflexed scales; the leaves are large, oblong, with deep serratures terminating in a bristle-like point.

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  • The main assimilating tissue, on the other hand, is under the upper epidermis, where it is well illuminated, and consists of oblong cells densely packed with chloroplasts and with their long axes perpendicular to the surface (palisade tissue).

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  • The Liassic coprolites are described by Buckland as resembling oblong pebbles, or kidney-potatoes; they are mostly 2 to 4 in.

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  • In many birds the spaces between the metasternum and the posterior processes and again the spaces between this and the oblique process are filled up by proceeding ossification and either remain as notches, or as fenestrae, or they are completely abolished so that the breastbone is turned into one solid more or less oblong plate.

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  • It is roughly oblong in form, measuring about 80 m.

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  • ANT-LION, the name given to neuropterous insects of the family Myrmeleonidae, with relatively short and apically clubbed antennae and four large densely reticulated wings in which the apical veins enclose regular oblong spaces.

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  • Its shape is oblong; it is 43 m.

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  • In shape it is oblong, with a many-sided annexe at the back.

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  • During the commonwealth and empire aes grave was used to denote the old as in contradistinction to the existing depreciated coin; while aes rude was applied to the original oblong coinage of primitive times.

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  • In Patella no such plumes exist, but right and left of the neck are seen a pair of minute oblong yellow bodies (fig.

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  • the Opisthobranchia) we find the lobation of the foot still further carried out by the development of lateral lobes, the parapodia, whilst there are many Pectinibranchia, on the other hand, in which the foot has a simple oblong form without any trace of lobes.

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  • The foot is long, carrying the oblong visceral mass upon it, and projecting (as metapodium) a little beyond it(f).

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  • Its conical summit terminates in an oblong platform, 74 ft.

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  • The Dipylon consists of an outer and an inner gate separated by an oblong courtyard and flanked on either side by towers; the gates were themselves double, being each composed of two apertures intended for the incoming and outgoing traffic. An opening in the city wall a little to the south-west, supposed to have been the Sacred Gate (iep t riAn), was in all probability an outlet for the waters of the Eridanus.

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  • The Stadium, in which the Panathenaic Games were held, was first laid out by the orator Lycurgus about 330 B.C. It was an oblong structure filling a natural depression near the left bank of the Ilissus beneath the eastern de clivity of the Ardettus hill, the parallel sides and semicircular end, or acev50vn, around the arena being partially excavated from the adjoining slopes.

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  • Anaximenes, a pupil of Anaximander, was the first to reject the view that the earth was a circular plane, but held it to be an oblong rectangle, buoyed up in the midst of the heavens by the compressed air upon which it rested.

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  • an oblong rectangular, a circular and an oval type, the latter being either FIG.

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  • 6) the inhabited earth has the shape of an oblong rectangle surrounded by an ocean which breaks in in four great gulfs - the Roman or Mediterranean, the Arabian, Persian and Caspian Sea.

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  • The place, usually called the Grand Square, is an oblong open space, tree-lined, in the centre of which there is an equestrian statue of the prince after whom it is named.

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  • In each case the arched tomb was formed by an oblong chest, either hollowed out of the rock, or built of masonry, and closed with a horizontal slab.

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  • The form of the new or eastern city is that of an irregular oblong, about 1500 paces in length by Soo in breadth.

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  • The fruit is oblong, fleshy and contains one very hard seed which is deeply furrowed on the inside.

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  • or more in diameter, and large hairy oblong lanceolate leaves often 18 in.

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  • The bright green, glabrous leaves are broad and oblong, about 6 in.

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  • The Silesian furnace has an oblong hearth sloping from the firebridge to the flue-bridge.

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  • A modern blast-furnace is oblong in horizontal section and about 24 ft.

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  • Liquation, if not followed by poling, is carried on as a rule in a reverberatory furnace with an oblong, slightly trough-shaped inclined hearth; if the lead is to be poled it is usually melted down in a cast-iron kettle.

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  • It is oblong, and has a Cupelling.

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  • An oblong coil about an inch in length is suspended from each end by thin strips of rolled German silver wire, one of which is connected with a spiral spring for regulating the tension, the other being attached to a torsion-head.

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  • It consists of an oblong plate 2 in.

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  • There is a 15th-century Italian example in South Kensington Museum of a pilastered turret containing an oblong crystal case, the whole resting on a stemmed base, and surmounted with a cupola.

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  • A large mantle could thus serve as a veil, and Rebekah covered her face with her square or oblong wrapper on meeting Isaac (Gen.

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  • Youths, when engaged in horsemanship and other exercises, wore a chlamys round the shoulders, which, however, was semicircular in cut, and was fastened on the breast by buttons and a loop, or tied in a knot, whereas the Greek chlamys was oblong and fastened on the shoulder by a brooch.

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  • The oblong block of buildings, fronted by lawns, is surrounded by a moat and protected by a gate-house, part of which dates from 1301, at which date the chapel and a part of the house were also built.

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  • Thanet is roughly oblong in form, its extreme measurements being about 8 m.

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  • Owing to this property, tubes or canes can be produced with a square, oblong, oval or triangular section.

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  • Glass is blown into an oblong box-shaped iron mould, about 12 in.

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  • It has large compound leaves composed of four or five pairs, with a terminal odd one, of short-stalked, oblong, blunt, leathery leaflets, and inconspicuous green flowers.

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  • This quantity is wrapped in the inner cover, an oblong piece of leaf the length of the cigar to be made, and of width sufficient to enclose the whole material.

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  • The perianth consists of five or six oblong greenish lobes, within which is found a tuft, consisting of a large number of stamens, each of which has a very short filament and an oblong two-lobed anther bursting longitudinally, and surmounted by an oblong lobe, which is the projecting end of the connective.

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  • The intercolumniation is regulated by a standard of about six or seven feet, and the general result of the treatment of columns, wall-posts, &c., is that the whole mural space, not filled in with doors or windows, is divided into regular oblong panels, which sometimes receive plaster, sometimes boarding and sometimes rich framework and carving or painted panels.

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  • They have the fleshy stems characteristic of the order, these being either globose, oblong or cylindrical, and either ribbed as in Melocactus, or broken up into distinct tubercles, and most of them armed with stiff sharp pines, set in little woolly cushions occupying the place of the buds.

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  • from front to back, and consists of two oblong rectangles; the foremost, placed transversely to the other, is the great hypostyle hall or pronaos, the broadest and loftiest part of the temple, measuring 135 ft.

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  • West of the castle is a large oblong space, the Parade Ground.

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  • The genus is represented in Europe, north Asia, North America and Australia, and is characterized by oblong or linear stem-leaves, flowers in.

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  • It is roughly oblong in form; its length from S.E.

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  • In one case, at Schussenried, the house, which was of an oblong quadrangular form, about 33 by 23 ft., was divided into two rooms by a partition.

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  • The ruin mounds of Nimrud consist of an oblong enclosure, formed by the walls of the ancient city, of which fifty-eight towers have been traced on the N.

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  • corner of this oblong is an elevated platform in the form of a rectangular parallelogram, some 600 yds.

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  • A strong north-west wind, at such times, is of incalculable value to the farmer."8 Other gall-making dipterous flies are members of the family Trypetidae, which disfigure the seed-heads of plants, and of the family Mycetophilidae, such as the species Sciara tilicola, 9 Low, the cause of the oblong or rounded green and red galls of the young shoots and leaves of the lime.

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  • It is of oblong shape running north and south, and is entered by a single gateway.

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  • Of native churches there are two forms - one square or oblong, found in Tigre; the other circular, found in Amhara and Shoa.

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  • This was cast into an oblong ingot, 1 to 12 in.

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  • They were pyramids on a square or oblong base, rising in successive terraces to a small summit-platform.

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  • In the centre, the oblong pyramid of rubble cased with hewn stone and cemented 375 X 300 ft.

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  • The castle is a fine example of Gothic, and mainly consists of a great oblong quadrangle, flanked on the south side by circular towers.

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  • The building, completed in 1684, according to a plan of Sir Christopher Wren, is an oblong, three sides of which are dwellingrooms, connected by covered corridors.

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  • of the lake during the greater part of its history), - a rough oblong about 200 m.

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  • The annexed plan of a Coptic monastery, from Lenoir, shows a church of three aisles, with cellular apses, and two ranges of cells on either side of an oblong gallery.

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  • The Myrmeleonidae are large insects with short clubbed feelers on their prominent heads, and two pairs of closely similar net-veined wings, with regular oblong areolets at the tips.

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  • pendula) has rather larger cones, of an oblong shape, about 4 in.

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  • C, The single small sphere has divided into two, and the reunited mass has divided into two, of which one is oblong and practically double, as in B.

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  • In the most approved modern filatures there is a separate cocoon boiler (cuiseuse), an oblong tank containing water boiled by steam heat.

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  • The church is a narrow oblong, destitute of aisles, 123 ft.

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  • It is an oblong, of which the north and south sides measure about 250 ft., the east and west about 230.

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  • oblong, having a single row of columns dividing the length into two naves and terminating to the west in a semicircular apse.

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  • The space thus defined was a large oblong, about 234 yds.

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  • The form of the kitchen and fruit garden should be square or oblong, rather than curvilinear, since the working and cropping of the ground can thus be more easily carried out.

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  • Thus shallow square or oblong wooden boxes, made of light, inexpensive wood, are very useful for seedsowing, for pricking out seedlings, or for planting cuttings.

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  • The young shoots of P. domestica are glabrous, and the fruit oblong; in P. insititia the young shoots are pubescent, and the fruit more or less globose.

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  • The colour of the fruit varies from green to deep purple, the size from that of a small cherry to that of a hen's egg; the form is oblong acute or obtuse at both ends, or globular; the stones or kernels vary in like manner; and the flavour, season of ripening and duration are all subject to variation.

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  • - Terminal margins of end valves never elevated; form oval or oblong.

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  • Is of the nature of a leopard and prettily marked with stripes and oblong spots.

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  • It forms an irregular oblong, with a triangular projection (the country of the Adansi) southward.

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  • In shape it is an irregular oblong, and it is very difficult to define its boundaries, as at one extremity it wanders into Oudh, while on the south the villages of the state of Rewa and those of this district are hopelessly intermingled.

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  • Kairawan, in shape an irregular oblong, is surrounded by a crenellated brick wall with towers and bastions and five gates.

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  • - Oblong leaf of a species of Senna.

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  • It was an oblong edifice divided by columns into a central hall and a corridor running round all the four sides with a tribunal opposite the main entrance; and, unlike the usual basilicae, it had, instead of a clerestory, openings in the walls of the corridor through which light was admitted, it being almost as lofty as the nave.

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  • It is an open court, oblong, surrounded on all four sides by a colonnade; in front is a portico facing the forum, and on the other three sides there is a corridor behind the colonnade with windows opening on it.

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  • These oblong areas vary from 60,000 to 1500 or 2000 acres in extent.

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  • The tomb is a vault, surmounted by an oblong stone monument, with a stele at the head and feet; and a cupola, supported by four walls, covers the whole in the case of sheikhs tombs and those of the wealthy.

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  • The celebrated Patio de los Leones (Court of the Lions) is an oblong court, 116 ft.

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  • the anthers oblong and converging; the ovary is globose, and has three furrows; the seeds are roundish and black.

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  • oblong iron pan, the bottom of which slopes from both sides to a narrow channel.

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  • An oblong metallic box fitted with pivots, whose bearings are attached to the triangular beams, forms the tube for two parallel telescopes; these are separated throughout their length by a metallic diaphragm.

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  • It forms an oblong territory, about 24 m.

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  • Their different forms include the Cosford, which are thin-shelled and oblong; the Downton, or large square nut, having a lancinated husk; the white or Wrotham Park filbert; and the red hazel or filbert, the kernel of which has a red pellicle.

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  • They are square, oblong or circular in section, and the interior is fitted with horizontal or inclined plates or prisms, which regulate the fall of the ore.

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  • It is a herb with a rosette of fleshy, oblong leaves, i to 3 in.

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  • The portico is composed of forty-eight pillars, the whole enclosed in an oblong courtyard about 140 feet by 90 feet, surrounded by a double colonnade of smaller pillars, forming porticos to a range of fifty-five cells, which enclose it on all sides, exactly as they do in a Buddhist monastery (vihara).

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  • The leaves are long and of a light bright green; the cones are solitary, oblong, conical and of a yellow tint.

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  • It is a straight-growing tree, with grey bark and whorls of horizontal branches giving a cylindro-conical outline; the leaves are short, rigid and glaucous; the cones, oblong and rather pointing upwards, grow only near the top of the tree, and ripen in the second autumn; the seeds are oily like those of P. Pinea, and are eaten both on the Alps and by the inhabitants of Siberia; a fine oil is expressed from them which is used both for food and in lamps, but, like that of the Italian pine, it soon turns rancid.

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  • Towards the northern extremity of the range occur a group of peaks, which together form an oblong block or " massif °' amongst the neighbouring ridges known as " Kaisargarh " amongst the Sherani clansmen who occupy it; and as the " Takht-i-Suliman " (Solomon's throne), generally, on the frontier, from the fact of a celebrated shrine of that name existing near its southern abutment.

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  • To the east of the space in front of the temple was an oblong building of two chambers, with a colonnade on each side but not in front; this may have been the Prytaneum or some other official building; beyond it is the most interesting and characteristic of all the monuments of Delphi.

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  • The most interesting feature is the scena, which is unique in plan; it consisted of an oblong building of two storeys, surrounded on all sides by a low portico or terrace reaching to the level of the first floor.

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  • They consist of single cells, which may be spherical, oblong or cylindrical in shape, or of filamentous or Definition.

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  • The mosque itself, a splendid structure forming an oblong 261 ft.

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  • The bags are then sealed up, packed in oblong or circular baskets and sent to Smyrna or other ports on mules.

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  • While all wings are graduated as explained, innumerable varieties occur as to their general contour, some being falcated or scythe-like, others oblong, others rounded or circular, some lanceolate and some linear.

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  • The body of the machine was oblong in shape, with the fore-part cut away like a water-chute boat, and a long counter at the stern over which the propellers revolved.

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  • It has a singular appearance from the structure of the leaves, which are oblong in shape, from 6 to 18 in.

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  • The fruits do not usually exceed in size the dimensions of a hen's or of a swan's egg, but that of P. macrocarpa is a gourd-like oblong fruit attaining a weight of 7 to 8 lb.

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  • They are hypogynous, and have long and very delicate filaments, and large, linear or oblong two-celled anthers, dorsifixed and ultimately very versatile, deeply indented at each end, and commonly exserted and pendulous.

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  • A small and charming strip of an oblong "Annunciation" at the Louvre is generally accepted as his work, done soon after 1470; a very highly wrought drawing at the Uffizi, corresponding on a larger scale to the head of the Virgin in the same picture, seems rather to be a copy by a later hand.

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  • It is of oblong shape, with a handsome façade over which rises a domed clocktower.

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  • The submerged leaves are long and grasslike, the floating leaves oblong or rounded, while the aerial leaves are borne on long, thin stalks above the water, and are often heartor arrow-shaped at the base.

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  • The interior is composed of oblong court-yards surrounded by buildings and arcades.

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  • The church buildings are very elaborate, and the baptistery is oblong, a form found apparently only here and in the Arabic Didascalia.

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  • These are of an oblong shape about 12 in.

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  • " In a darkened Room make a hole in the shut of a window whose diameter may conveniently be about a third part of an inch, to admit a convenient quantity of the Suns light: And there place a clear and colourless Prisme, to refract the entring light towards the further part of the Room, which, as I said, will thereby be diffused into an oblong coloured Image.

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  • The male flowers are developed at the ends of short lateral branches, are rounded or oblong in form, and consist of several antheriferous scales in two or three rows, each scale bearing three or six almost spherical pollen-sacs on its under side.

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  • Remains of what was probably the ancient citadel are still to be seen, consisting of an oblong or oval line of fortification, solidly and regularly built.

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  • These contain three stamens with thread-like filaments and oblong, two-lobed anthers.

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  • The stamens are placed round the base of the ovary, which is rounded or oblong, much smaller than the glumes, covered with down, and surmounted by two short styles, extending into feathery brush-like stigmas.

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  • The ripe fruit or grain, sometimes called the "berry," the matured state of the ovary and its contents, is oblong or ovoid, with a longitudinal furrow on one side.

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  • The arms of the popes and ecclesiastics of high birth were borne on an oval cartouche; and it is thus particularly applied, in Egyptian archaeology, for the oblong device with oval ends, enclosing the names of royal personages on the monuments.

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  • in height, and as it grows becoming branched, and furnished with alternate sessile leaves, which are stem-clasping, oblong, unequally-lobed, clothed with glandular clammy hairs, and of a dull grey-green, the whole plant having a powerful nauseous odour.

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  • One was the sciath, oval or oblong in shape, made of wicker-work covered with hide, and often large enough to cover the whole body.

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  • Three of these, the American, Adair and Gallup, may be termed square frames, the others being oblong, but the latter shape appears to possess the most all-round advantages to the modern bee-keeper.

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  • Sepals are generally of a more or less oval, elliptical or oblong form, with their apices either blunt or acute.

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  • It consists of two principal parts, an oblong rectangular box with an arrangement of plates, blocks and wedges, and over it a framework with heavy stampers which produce the pressure by their fall.

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  • For this reason an oblong form is the most favourable one for the easy separation of the oil.

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  • The edges of the cakes invariably retain a considerable portion of oil; hence the soft edges are pared off, in the case of the oblong cake in a cakeparing machine, and the parings are returned to edge-runners, to be ground up and again pressed with fresh meal.

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  • Frankincense, or olibanum, occurs in commerce in semiopaque, round, ovate or oblong tears or irregular lumps, which are covered externally with a white dust, the result of their friction against one another.

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  • The five-petalled, small white flowers grow in erect, oblong racemes.

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  • Ideal for bandanas, square scarves, oblong, and long scarves.

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  • The locally scarce oblong leaved sundew occurs on the site.

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  • The oblong amber stone dangling from the black leather thong caught the light and blazed fire from within its depths.

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  • Over the left tibia is an oblong opaque structure which is hard to identify.

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  • Alpine and oblong woodsia are small tufted montane ferns found in open rocky habitats, mainly on cliffs and scree slopes.

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  • When buying table linens, you need to make sure you are buying ones cut to fit the exact shape of your table - oblong, round, rectangular, square and so on.

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  • For instance, a large round table cloth can work on an oblong table.

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  • You can use a round, oval or oblong table with either configuration.

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  • Realizing that transport was going to be a challenge, they came up with a clever idea that involved attaching wood, oblong extensions to their snow boots.

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  • Some resorts use an oblong, orange symbol that resembles a snowboard.

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  • For an oblong corsage, size may not have as much bearing, since the flowers will follow the length of the arm.

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  • The oblong shape of the football pan allows you to create a number of items using it as the base.

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  • Coprosma Baueri - One of the best for outdoor planting in the South of England, it forms a handsome evergreen, with glossy, oval, or oblong leaves, which are thick in texture, 2 to 3 inches long, and up to 2 1/2 inches wide.

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  • The bulbs are white and oblong, resembling a dogs tooth, hence its name.

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  • Late in May or early in June all the little grey shoots bear small oblong purplish heads, and early in July the plant is in full blossom, the full-blown flowers being a beautiful violet-blue.

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  • Europe, low and shrubby, with much-wrinkled oblong or triangular leaves, covered with down, and rosy-purple flowers in July.

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  • In this the leaves are 3 to 4 inches long, of oblong or oval shape, pointed or toothed, but not so deeply as the smaller-leaved forms known as ilicifolius.

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  • Its narrow oblong leaves show its purple-blue berries to advantage as they dangle in profusion in autumn.

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  • Rhododendron Falconeri - A noble kind thriving in Cornish gardens, with oblong leaves about 10 inches long, coated beneath with reddish down, dark green, slightly downy and curiously wrinkled above.

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  • The leaves are oblong or oval, 4 inches long and glaucous beneath, the flowers of a bright red.

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  • The bright yellow flowers droop in a dense oblong head, the stamen and style being about twice the length of the flower tube.

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  • The leaves form a dense tuft on the top of a stem 1 to 3 feet high, and are 3 or 4 inches broad at the base, tapering to a long point; flowers in a dense oblong head nearly 1 foot long, bright yellow or tinged red, appearing in late autumn.

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  • Onyx beads cut into various shapes, such as an oblong shape, can give you a different look that's very trendy.

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  • Oblong: Skip narrow lenses and go for styles that feature deep lenses instead.

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  • Party is best suited for those with round, oblong, or oval faces and you can expect to pay $195.00US for these sunglasses.

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  • If you have an oblong face, you'll be at your best in small frames glasses: big lenses are very popular right now, but will do you no favours, so look out for styles which don't protrude outside the natural line of your face.

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  • Many people select oblong grills for use in outdoor cooking, but it can often be beneficial to choose a round campfire grill.

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  • If you have an oblong face, avoid looks that add too much height since it will exaggerate the length.

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  • While many facial shapes can wear a bob, venture cautiously into this territory if you have a round or oblong facial shape.

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  • The smaller roaster ovens tend to be oval in shape and the larger ones are usually oblong.

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  • There are also a wide variety of watch faces to choose from, varying from round, square and oblong shapes, plus some more unusual variations.

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  • Round, oblong and oval options are available.

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  • Atop the prescription diet pill pile, there lies an oblong capsule in various colors, depending on dose, called the Meridia diet pill.

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  • three on the south side, always the formal front with the Tatars, and two on each of the other sides; and the streets ran wide and straight from gate to gate (except, of course, where interrupted by the palace walls), forming an oblong chess-board plan.

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  • The main assimilating tissue, on the other hand, is under the upper epidermis, where it is well illuminated, and consists of oblong cells densely packed with chloroplasts and with their long axes perpendicular to the surface (palisade tissue).

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  • In many birds the spaces between the metasternum and the posterior processes and again the spaces between this and the oblique process are filled up by proceeding ossification and either remain as notches, or as fenestrae, or they are completely abolished so that the breastbone is turned into one solid more or less oblong plate.

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  • ANT-LION, the name given to neuropterous insects of the family Myrmeleonidae, with relatively short and apically clubbed antennae and four large densely reticulated wings in which the apical veins enclose regular oblong spaces.

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  • In shape it is oblong, with a many-sided annexe at the back.

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  • the Opisthobranchia) we find the lobation of the foot still further carried out by the development of lateral lobes, the parapodia, whilst there are many Pectinibranchia, on the other hand, in which the foot has a simple oblong form without any trace of lobes.

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  • Io), and the (late) description of its appearance represents it as an oblong box 22 cubits long, IZ cubits in breadth and height (roughly 1.2 by.

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  • The Silesian furnace has an oblong hearth sloping from the firebridge to the flue-bridge.

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  • Owing to this property, tubes or canes can be produced with a square, oblong, oval or triangular section.

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  • It has large compound leaves composed of four or five pairs, with a terminal odd one, of short-stalked, oblong, blunt, leathery leaflets, and inconspicuous green flowers.

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  • The intercolumniation is regulated by a standard of about six or seven feet, and the general result of the treatment of columns, wall-posts, &c., is that the whole mural space, not filled in with doors or windows, is divided into regular oblong panels, which sometimes receive plaster, sometimes boarding and sometimes rich framework and carving or painted panels.

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  • Io), and the (late) description of its appearance represents it as an oblong box 22 cubits long, IZ cubits in breadth and height (roughly 1.2 by.

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