How to use Of-a-piece in a sentence
Of an olive-green above, deeply tinted in some parts with black and in others lightened by yellow, and beneath of a yellowish-white again marked with black, the male of this species has at least a becoming if not a brilliant garb, and possesses a song that is not unmelodious, though the resemblance of some of its notes to the running-down of a piece of clockwork is more remarkable than pleasing.
From them it was purchased by the English in 1690, the purchase including not only the fort but the adjacent towns and villages "within ye randome shott of a piece of ordnance."
Thus it is used of the purchase used in raising the flukes of an anchor to the bill-board; of a piece of wood or metal used to strengthen a sprung mast or yard; and of a plate of metal used, as in railway construction, for the strengthening of the meeting-place of two rails.
The electrolysis is generally conducted with platinum electrodes, of which the cathode takes the form of a piece of foil bent into a cylindrical form, the necessary current being generated by one or more Daniell cells.
With regard to the changed state of affairs in the Church, it must be said that this can be a conclusive argument only to one who holds the view of the Tubingen scholars, that the Apostolic Age was all of a piece and was dominated solely by one controversy.Advertisement
The poles of a piece of magnetized steel may be at once distinguished if the two ends are successively presented to the compass; that end which attracts the south pole of the compass needle (and is therefore north) may be marked for easy identification.
The dimensions of a piece of iron, for example, its elasticity, its thermo-electric power and its electric conductivity are all changed under the influence of magnetism.
Thus it happens that there is no definite relation between the magnetization of a piece of metal which has been previously magnetized and the strength of the field in which it is placed.
Changes Of Dimensions Attending Magnetization It is well known that the form of a piece of ferromagnetic metal is in general slightly changed by magnetization.
Supposing Ewing's hypothesis to be correct, it is clear that if the magnetization of a piece of iron were reversed by a strong rotating field instead of by a field alternating through zero, the loss of energy by hysteresis should be little or nothing, for the molecules would rotate with the field and no unstable movements would be possible.'Advertisement
The transplantation of a piece of living pancreas into the tissues of an animal, thus rendered artificially diabetic, is said to restore it to health.
Silver oxide, mixed as a paint and spread on the surface of a piece of glass and heated, gives a permanent yellow stain.
But literary criticism is merged in admiration of the wit, the humour, the vivacity, the satire of a piece which brings before us the old life of Florence in a succession of brilliant scenes.
By means of a piece of stretched rubber tubing, this crucible is supported in the mouth of an ordinary funnel which is connected with an exhausting apparatus; and water holding in suspension fine scrapings of asbestos, purified by boiling with strong hydrochloric acid and washing with water, is run through it, so that the perforated bottom is covered with a layer of felted asbestos.
Still he could have lived and sent his old mother, as his custom was, a yearly present of a piece of leather to be sold in retail if he had been a better manager.Advertisement
To prevent leakage over the surface of the insulating covering of the wire which projects above the surface of the water, it is necessary to employ a " guard wire P, which consists of a piece of fine copper wire, twisted round the extremity of the insulated wire and connected to the battery.
It is in contrast to these that the Didache is justly felt to be genuinely primitive and of a piece with the Apostolic Fathers.
They took the form of a piece of paper about an inch broad and five to eight inches long, on which was written the sum, the date of payment and the name of the payer and payee, with their seals; the paper was then torn down its length, and one half given to each party.
The most common forms for the paths of the points of a piece of mechanism, whose motion is simple shifting, are the straight line and the circle.
The stories of his expulsion by the Franks; of his stay of eight years in Thuringia with King Basin and his wife Basine; of his return when a faithful servant advised him that he could safely do so by sending to him half of a piece of gold which he had broken with him; and of the arrival at Tournai of Queen Basine, whom he married, are entirely legendary.Advertisement
So that if, for example, a fishmonger uses such a machine to ascertain the weight of a piece of fish which he places in the goods - pan, and thereby depresses it down upon its stop, and then places weights in the weights-pan till the goods-pan rises, the customer is charged for more than the real weight of the fish.
Such foldings, however, can often be distinctly seen, either on some cliff or coast-line, or in the traverse of a piece of hilly or mountainous ground.
The city is built chiefly along the banks of the river, occupying for the most part low and level ground except at its western extremity, and excepting the quay and the Mall, which connects with the southern end of the quay, its internal appearance is hardly of a piece with the beauty of its environs.
Diagnostic tests Chorionic villus sampling This means taking a sample of a piece of tissue from the placenta.
Their reverence for John is of a piece with their whole syncretizing attitude towards the New Testament.Advertisement
In literature there may be, e.g., an adaptation of a novel for a drama, or in music an arrangement of a piece for two hands into one for four, &c. In biology, according to the doctrine of evolution, adaptation plays a prominent part as the process by which an organism or species of organisms becomes modified to suit the conditions of its life.
It would signify somewhat, if, in any earnest sense, he slanted them and daubed it; but the spirit having departed out of the tenant, it is of a piece with constructing his own coffin--the architecture of the grave--and "carpenter" is but another name for "coffin-maker."
Rub the side of a piece of chalk over the entire area and then wipe if off with a damp cloth (the cloth should not be wet, just slightly damp).
While the words "hand painted tile" may bring to mind images of flat, white tiles with an image of a piece of fruit or a fruit basket on them, made popular during the 80s and 90s, today's hand painted tiles are completely different.
You can use the edge of a piece of paper or a business card, depending on the length you'd like for them to be.
This is especially helpful if you want to cut a shape from the center of a piece of paper.
Scallop the edge of a piece of paper or cardstock.
If you are unsure about the acidity of a piece of paper, use a pH-detecting pen to determine whether it is photo safe.
Contender Boxers -- Visit this website to see an example of a whelping box made by installing plastic laminate reinforced with fiberglass on top of a piece of plywood.
Sheet music shows the rhythmic requirements of a piece very accurately, whilst tablature lacks this ability.
Tablature uses numbers that correspond to the frets on your guitar to signify the notes of a piece of music.
However, a good piece of sheet music is a work of art that really describes the complexities of a piece of music.
Vinyl sliding doors usually requires the installation of a piece of channel trim so take the added area into consideration when leveling the door.
If you're in doubt about the quality of a piece you've seen online, always contact the seller to make sure it's up to your standards.
It consists of a piece of fabric that is tied symmetrically around the collar.
The most definitive diagnostic test for cancer is a biopsy, which is the surgical removal of a piece of suspect tissue for staining and microscope examination (cytochemistry).
Urologists have various approaches to urine drainage that range from simply reimplanting a ureter into the bladder, in such a way that an effective valve is created, to building a new bladder out of a piece of bowel.
Are you ready to get involved in a recreation of a piece of history?
Another trick to help your children get the main idea out of a piece of nonfiction is to choose a child's newspaper article and laminate it.
Again, many of these tools evolved over time, and a thorough grasp regarding the use of these tools throughout history can help a child identify the time and sometimes the origin of a piece of poetry.
He made the game board out of a piece of oilcloth, hand painting the properties around the "board," made the hotels and houses from cardboard, typed the title cards for the properties and used colored buttons for the tokens.
Place the assembled puzzle on top of a piece of thin plastic or waxed paper to prevent it from becoming accidentally glued to your table.
Different metal colors can highlight the intricacy of a piece or make a strong, modern statement.
Coin Prank-Glue the end of a piece of fishing line to a coin using hot glue or super glue.
Take the backing off of a piece of white or light colored contact paper with the sticky side up.
The price of a piece of lingerie is not necessarily a reflection of quality.
Micro panties usually consist of a piece of fabric barely large enough to cover anything.
Draw the paw print on the bottom half of a piece of cardstock.
Make a blindfold out of a piece of cloth and ask the kids to try to put the roof in the correct spot on the house while their eyes are covered.