Geology.Many years ago it was pointed out by Elie de Beaumont and Dufrnoy that the Jurassic rocks of France form upon the map an incomplete figure of 8.
The monitor, or forktongued lizard, which burrows in the earth, climbs and swims, is said to grow to a length of 8 to 9 f t.
The only river with traffic of commercial importance is Otter Creek, flowing northwards into the southern part of Lake Champlain and having a navigable length of 8 m.
to Vergennes, with a depth to this point of 8 ft.
The revenues for educational purposes are derived mainly from a state tax of 8 on the general list, from local taxes, and from the interest on the permanent school fund, which (including the money paid to Vermont by the United States government when a portion of the treasury surplus was distributed among the states in 1837) amounted in 1908 to $1,120,218.
The schools are open to all children between the ages of 5 and 20, and attendance for twenty-six weeks in each year is made compulsory for those who are between the ages of 8 and 15.
The size of the accumulators employed varies from a cell capable of an output of 8 ampere-hours, to a size giving 750 ampere-hours.
12, compiled from the actual records obtained during the laying of the Canso-Fayal section of the Commercial Cable Company's system, shows by the full line the actual strain recorded which secured the even distribution of 8 per cent.
The army consists of 96 three-battalion regiments of infantry of the line and 12 of bersaglieri (riflemen), each of the latter having a cyclist company (Bersaglieri cyclist battalions are being (1909) provisionally formed); 26 regiments of cavalry, of which 10 are lancers, each of 6 squadrons; 24 regiments of artillery, each of 8 batteries; I I regiment of horse artillery of 6 batteries; I of mountain artillery of 12 batteries, and 3 independent mountain batteries.
At the end of 1850 the great transit circle of 8 in.
Again, in nitrous oxide we have a compound of 8 parts by weight of oxygen and 14 of nitrogen; in nitric oxide a compound of 16 or 8 X 2 parts of oxygen and 1 4 of nitrogen; in nitrous anhydride a compound of 24 or 8 X 3 parts of oxygen and 14 of nitrogen; in nitric peroxide a compound of 3 2 or 8 X 4 parts of oxygen and 14 of nitrogen; and lastly, in nitric anhydride a compound of 4 o or 8 X 5 parts of oxygen and 14 of nitrogen.
The Saitica, which took its name from the city of Sais, and was probably of 8 digiti or 58 in., was of a common description.
58) to its introduction among the Ionian Greeks, who gave it the name of 8 4%pac, " skins," the material to which they had already been accustomed.
high, or even more, across streams or bayous - formerly outlets - with bases of 8 or 10 ft.
to VI., is composed of 8 redif brigade districts of 2 regimental districts of 4 battalion districts apiece, each ordu thus counting 64 battalion districts.
To do this the city maintained (1906) 24 flushing wagons working 2 shifts of 8 hours each per day.
During the summer an average of 8 in.
The date of the grant of the town at an annual fee-farm of 8 marks is uncertain, but in the reign of Henry VI.
The city proper occupies two indented tongues of land, having a water frontage on Port Jackson, and extending from Rushcutter's Bay on the east to Blackwattle Bay on the west, a distance of 8 m., nearly two miles of which is occupied by the Domain and the botanical gardens.
(iii.) Scales of Notation lead, by considering, e.g., how to express in the scale of to a number whose expression in the scale of 8 is 2222222, to (iv.) Geometrical Progressions.
At the close of 1906 this road was handed over to a joint-stock company with a capital of 20 millions sterling, the government contributing 10 millions in the form of the road and its associated properties; the public subscribing 2 millions, and the company being entitled to issue debentures to the extent of 8 millions, the princ~pal and interest of these debentures being officially guaranteed.
It was a short line of 8 m., built in Kito for the purposes pjec~ri of a domestic exhibition held in that city.
ThenceRaliwa ~ forth this class of enterprise grew steadily in favor, so that, in 1907, there were 16 companies with an aggregate capital of 8 millions sterling, having 165 m.
to Lemmer (Friesland), these lines will connect parts of the Zuider Zee having a uniform depth of 8 ft.
A similar range occurs on the Dutch coast in the North Sea, where the maximum level is reached in October, the month of highest rainfall, and there is a range of 8 in.
the speed is 1482.6 metres (4860 ft.) per second, in Baltic water of 8 per mille salinity and a temperature of 50° F.
If one is the octave of the other a figure of 8 may be described, and so on.
Escanaba has a water front of 8 m., and is an important centre for the shipment of iron-ore, for which eight large and well-equipped docks are provided - there is an ore-crushing plant here; considerable quantities of lumber and fish are also shipped, and furniture, flooring (especially of maple) and wooden ware (butter-dishes and clothes-pins) are manufactured.
in the direction of rolling, and an ultimate elongation of 8 or io% in 8 in.
By the Constitution of 1543 the conseil general had only the right of choosing the 4 syndics out of a list of 8 presented by the petit conseil and the Two Hundred, which therefore really elected them, subject to a formal approbation on the part of the larger body.
Assuming an average pressure of 8 tons per sq.
Winchester corn bushel of 8 x 268.8 cub.
From Phoenicia this naturally became the main Punic unit; a bronze weight from Iol (18), marked 100, gives a drachma of 56 or 57 (224-228); and a Punic inscription (18) names 28 drachmae = 25 Attic, and therefore 57 to 59 grains (228-236); while a probably later series of 8 marble disks from Carthage (44) show 208, but vary from 197 to 234.
apart and spaced at intervals of 8 to 12 in.
(Paris, 1719); 7 appears instead of 8 in the 113th place.
Wheat well repays careful attention; contrast the produce of a carelessly tilled Russian or Indian field and the bountiful yield on a good Lincolnshire farm, the former with its average yield of 8 bushels, the latter with its 50 bushels per acre; or compare the quality, as regards the quantity and flavour of the flour from a fine sample of British wheat, such as is on sale at almost every agricultural show in Great Britain, with the produce of an Egyptian or Syrian field; the difference is so great as to cause one to doubt whether the berries are of the same species.
The Turkish compass consists but of 8 points, the four Cardinal and the four Collateral."
It is a small fish, rarely exceeding a length of 8 or 9 in.
The telescopic mast consists of 8 tubes.
and a mean deptl of 8 ft.
Later in the reign the North Welsh followed their example, and the latter co-operated with the English in the campaign of 8 93 (894).
(7) The Church of the West Indies, i province of 8 dioceses, of which Barbados and the Windward Islands are at present united.
Bradley and Molyneux, having been instructed by Hadley in his methods of polishing specula, succeeded in producing some telescopes of considerable power, one of which had a focal length of 8 ft.; and, Molyneux having communicated these methods to Scarlet and Hearn, two London opticians, the manufacture of telescopes as a matter of business was commenced by them (Smith's Opticks, bk.
He points out that in Naxos, in a 6th-century inscription,' 5 in Naf Lou, I oxos and ov is represented by 0*, the first element in which he regards as a form of 8 = h.
The last-named official soon confined himself to the judicial magisterial office, and a further increase in the numbers of the council having taken place by the appointment of 8 nominees of the king, a municipal council of 34, under the direction of the senior consul or burgomaster, dealt with matters exclusively civic. Later this council (the kleine Rat) was increased to 42 members, 8 of whom belonged to the artisan class.
In the Phoenician alphabet a sibilant Zade (Tzaddi) stands between q and p. Hence Q is the nineteenth letter in the Phoenician alphabet, the eighteenth in the Greek numerical alphabet, which alone contains it, the sixteenth (owing to the omission of 8 and E) in the Latin, and (from the addition of J) the seventeenth in the English alphabet.
Near Memphis, on the 6th of June 1862, a Union fleet of 9 vessels and 68 guns, under Commander Charles Henry Davis (1807-77), defeated a Confederate fleet of 8 vessels and 28 guns under Commander J.
When, however, a hot blast is used on highly sulphuretted copper ores, a concentration of 8 of ore into i of matte is obtained, with a consumption of less than one-third the fuel which would be consumed in smelting the charge had the ore been previously calcined.
A division in time of war would probably consist of 2 battalions of infantry (4 regiments, 12 battalions), with 4 squadrons of cavalry, 1 artillery regiment, I company of engineers, &c. A cavalry division would consist of 2 brigades of 8 squadrons each, and 1 brigade of horse artillery.
thickness of hot dung, soil is put on to the depth of 8 in., and the frames set over all.
Ehrenberg adds a list of 8 Polygastric Infusoria, 1 fossil infusorian, 5 Phytolitharia and several microscopic fungi.
Wages for men employed in building, owing in part to scarcity of labour but chiefly to action of the labour unions, rose enormously, masons being paid $12 a day for a day of 8 hours.
The excavations were carried to a depth of 8 ft.
deep, in which the opium is kneaded until uniform in colour and consistence and tough enough to be formed into cakes of 8 or 10 oz.
Inia geoffroyensis, the single species of its genus, frequents the Amazon, and reaches an extreme length of 8 ft.
From the mouth of the Willamette river vessels of light draft ascend the Columbia (passing the Cascade Falls through a lock canal, which was opened in 1896 and has a depth of 8 ft., a width of 92 ft.
Then, if we introduce another object anywhere in the series, all those coming after it will be displaced so that each will have the mark formerly attached to the next following; and the last will therefore be 9 instead of 8.
Thus the sum of 8 and 7 cannot be expressed as ones; we can either form the whole, and regroup it as 10 and 5, or we can split up the 7 into 2 and 5, and add the 2 to the 8 to form io, thus getting 8+7= 8+ (2+5) = (8+2) +5=10+5=15.
The air-blast works under a pressure of 8 or 9 in.
When finely ground these crystals yield a brownish red powder which dissolves slowly in acids, the most effective solvent being a boiling mixture of 8 parts of sulphuric acid and 3 of water.
At the extreme east end a small district of 8 sq.
2 3, 1 /64, 4+3+I are contingent aspects of 8.
actual fact the figure of 8 is two almost closed ' C ' profiles, which are molded back to back.
archbishop Worlock died on the morning of 8 February 1996.
A reproduction poster for the Big Show of 1962 surrounded by the original autographs of 8 artists on the bill.
This set of 8 polished alloy boules is... .
Acton Lake is a specimen bream water with bream up to and in excess of 8 pounds.
Children to be taken in between the age of 8 and 11 and be taught to read the church catechism morning and evening.
Roof covering both nave and chancel of 8 bays with arch-braced collars.
complicity in the assassination of 8 Sinaltrainal trade union leaders in Colombia since 1990.
crate of 12 bottles for the cost of 8 - bargain!
deflectionsured the deflexion out to a range of 8 miles.
stock dove: Only sighting was a flock of 8 during an evening walk on St Mary's on 12th.
The movement has a dead beat escapement with a duration of 8 days, made about 1900 - 1910 as a factory clock originally.
escorted the tanker on a course of 80° at a speed of 8 knots.
The Woodlands Flock was started in 2004 with the purchase of 8 pedigree shearling ewes from Mr Frank Martin's Humby Flock.
At the lunch break HHDUGC held a comfortable lead of 8 4 after the morning foursomes.
The following data gives the snout vent length (in cm) of 8 newly born garter snakes bred in captivity.
The main walk comprised a party of 8 and we found a few new species including annual wall rocket and leafy hawkweed.
The base of the tube opens out like an inverted mushroom to a chamber of 8 feet square with 5 feet headroom.
The Doubles is blocks of 8 with a single life knockout.
kraft boxes have proved so popular we've introduced a box of 8 of.. .
I just use teepees or is it tipis made up of 8 foot bamboo poles for climbing beans.
Single story and loft of 8 bays: tie and collar beam truss roof with curved principals and double purlins.
Letter of 8 July to the Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Minister of State, DTI, awaiting ria; reply 17 July.
From August 1994 until May 1997, a network of 8 three-component digital seismographs operated at the Acu reservoir.
A mere snip at £ 4.00 for a pack of 8 cards, plus P&P.
The heart sparklers come in packs of 8 and are approximately 9cm long and 3cm wide with a gold colored finish.
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An auxiliary cruiser now escorted the tanker on a course of 80° at a speed of 8 knots.
three-phase motor drove the four speed gearbox to give a total of 8 spindle speeds from 170 to 2160 rpm.
tipis made up of 8 foot bamboo poles for climbing beans.
In appearance it closely resembles the roach, usually attaining a length of 8 or 9 in., with the head and back of a dusky blue colour and the sides of a shining silvery aspect, with numerous dark lines running along the course of the scales.
the speed is 1482.6 metres (4860 ft.) per second, in Baltic water of 8 per mille salinity and a temperature of 50Ã‚° F.
bernissartensis (see fig.) attains a length of 8 to io metres.
Clause 40 formed in July 2005 and comprises of 8 members that are related in some way to the Nailsea and Backwell Rugby Club.
A total of 8 samples of Spanish carrots were tested for residues of chlormequat.
Letter of 8 July to the Rt Hon Alun Michael MP, Minister of State, DTI, awaiting RIA; reply 17 July.
This dram 's rich gold color is the result of 8 years in a sherry butt.
A total of 8 rhino and 2 sloth bear !
A two-speed, three-phase motor drove the four speed gearbox to give a total of 8 spindle speeds from 170 to 2160 rpm.
May 2001 A dry month after a sequence of 8 wetter than average months.
Dr. William Staso, child psychologist and author of Brain Under Construction, believes that the period of development between the ages of 8 months and 18 months is the key time for children's brains to form their architectural structure.
Teenagers spend an average of 8 to 10 hours per night in bed, so comfort is critical.
The field of view is 383 ft at 1000 yards and a close focus of 8 feet.
If you're trying to find out where to buy Pepsi Throwback, you can have it narrowed down to which stores carry it as well as which size they have (12 packs of 8 fl. oz. cans or individual 20 fl. oz. bottles, for example).
For instance, collectors can only call you between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. and they cannot threaten you or use abusive language.
Tweens are defined as those between the ages of 8 to 12.
Designed to showcase the writing of 8 to 13-year-olds, Stone Soup just barely makes the cut as a magazine featuring teen poetry.
Between the ages of 8 and 17, there are all sorts of changes in girls during puberty.
Celebrity Photos Online - Provides a number of 8 by 10 inch photos of soap opera, movie, TV, sports and movie stars at reasonable prices.
Mantegazzianum, from the Caucasus, which attains to 6 to 7 feet high and a diameter of 8 to 10 feet.
The only plant of it I possess has in its third year grown to a height of 8 feet, and promises to become very tall and vigorous.
Once you get your soil pH test results back, if the results show an extremely alkaline soil with a pH of 8 or higher, you need to determine why the pH is so high.
A setting value of 0 is normal speed, whereas a setting value of 8 is the slowest possible.
This is usually a movement phrase measured in counts of 8 and something repeated during the dance at easily identifiable musical cues (such as the chorus).
Even marriage and being the mother of 8 children did not change her hair style, although, Kate did go slightly shorter that the length she had in high school.
These toys are recommended for children over the age of 8.
It is recommended for tractor fans over the age of 8.
The price if each candle is reduced when you make purchases of 8 or 36 items.
The child should ride in a booster seat until he is 4 feet, 9 inches tall, generally between the ages of 8 and 12.
Progressive resistance exercise requires successful completion of 8 to 15 repetitions in good form before increasing weight or resistance.
Charley Webb (Debbie Dingle): As another child performer, she appeared in a Manchester stage production of Bugsy Malone at the young age of 8.
American prime time television soap operas differ from their daytime siblings in that they air weekly during the prime time window of 8 to 11 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).
The watch is water resistant to 30 meters and has a circumference of 8 inches.
As they approach their teen years, increase the amount of water until they are drinking the recommended adult level of 8 to 10 glasses of plain water daily.
Three years later, Sony signed her to their label and she released her first album, 'Magia' (magic in Spanish), which consisted of the songs she had written between the ages of 8 and 13.
Beyonce often auditioned for singing roles and was placed into a group that was originally named Girl's Tyme at the age of 8.
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