Flightless, wings transformed into rowing paddles.
"Bob Fulton planned the whole thing," he said, "and I helped him make the paddles and put them on the boat."
He cut her shirt open while it charged and placed the paddles against her chest.
The wheels, called naoura, are of the most primitive construction, made of rough branches of trees, with palm leaf paddles, rude clay vessels being slung on the outer edge to catch the water, of which they raise a prodigious amount, only a comparatively small part of which, however, is poured into the aqueducts on top of the dams. These latter are exceedingly picturesque, often consisting of a series of well-built Gothic arches, and give a peculiar character to the scenery; but they are also great impediments to navigation.
Sails, paddles, oars and punting-poles are all in use.
The head is rather short and rounded; the fore limbs or paddles are small and broad compared with those of most dolphins; and (as in the beluga) a dorsal fin, found in nearly all other members of the group, is wanting.
Not freeswimming, none of the prosomatic appendages modified to act as paddles; segments of the mesosoma and metasoma (= opisthosoma) not more than ten in number, distinct or coalesced.
The Eskimo lifted his weighted boat with sheer-legs made of two paddles; he also had a tackle without sheaves, formed by reaving a greased thong through slits cut in the hide of a walrus.
B, Ichthyosaur (Ichthyosaurus quadricissus), with fin-like paddles, long lobe of tail down-turned.
The drum weirs erected across shallow, regulating passes on the river Marne in1857-1867comprise a series of upper and under wrought-iron paddles, which can make a quarter of a revolution round a central axis laid along the sill of the weir.
The straight, upper paddles form the weir, and can be raised against the stream by making the water from the upper pool press upon the upper faces of the slightly larger lower paddles, .
lanaiensis), naio or bastard sandalwood (Myoporum sandwicense) and pua (Olea sandwicensis); of these the koaia furnishes a hard wood suitable for the manufacture of furniture, and out of it the natives formerly made spears and fancy paddles.
Special grease is then rubbed in and the skin placed in a machine which softly and continuously beats in the softening mixture, after which it is put into a slowly revolving drum, fitted with wooden paddles, partly filled with various kinds of fine hard sawdust according to the nature of the furs dealt with.
Many, therefore, prefer mechanical stirring by means of paddles, fixed either to a vertical or to a horizontal shaft, and inject only sufficient steam to keep the mass at the proper temperature.
4) the paddles were revolved by hand at such a speed as to produce a constant torque on the calorimeter h, which was supported on a float w in a vessel of water v, but was kept at rest by the couple due to a pair of equal weights k suspended from fine strings passing round the circumference of a horizontal wheel attached to the calorimeter.
The Power Was Transmitted To The Paddles By Bevel Wheels F, G, Rotating A Spindle Passing Through A Stuffing Box In The Bottom Of The Calorimeter.
In Sweden the few farms of the Swedes who inhabit the region are on the lake shores, and the traveller must be rowed from one to another in the typical boats of the district, pointed at bow and stern, unusually low amidships, and propelled by short sculls or paddles.
In the water they are most efficient paddles.
Also canoe and kayak hire with buoyancy aid, paddles and route map.
doggy paddles back to safety in 20 seconds flat.
fetid pool, guided by small dips of the paddles.
gearshift paddles are built into the steering column.
Points of Special Interest: Many of the locks still use the unique Calder & Hebble handspike to raise the paddles.
For the rest of the road test I kept the car in semi-auto mode, changing gear with the steering column-mounted paddles.
Rather than breaking her limbs like rag doll back flipping over Niagara she doggy paddles back to safety in 20 seconds flat.
Gears are changed not with a standard stick shifter, but with steering wheel-mounted paddles to enable quick, smooth transitions and response.
Open Canoe Single bladed paddles are used Reasonably maneuverable ' Open ' meaning no decks Between 4.5 and 5.2 meters in length.
They had gate paddles in the top gates to let the water in.
Unlike steak you purchase at the store, cactus paddles have lots of little prickers on them.
sluice gear for the ground paddles at the top of the lock.
whizzing away at Elton Lock's over geared paddles.
The tail gates and tail gate paddles of this lock and Lock 2w are hydraulic and operated by windlass.
These gates require unusual windlasses, the paddles require an open ended, preferably a two handled square.
- One of the most perfect of the many specimens discovered and prepared by Herr Bernard Hauff, and showing the extraordinary preservation of the epidermis of the ichthyosaur, which gives the complete contour of the body in silhouette, the outlines of the paddles, of the remarkably fish-like tail, into the lower lobe of which the vertebral column extends, and the great integumentary dorsal fin.
crooked for the purpose, causing them to revolve in a quadrant of a cylinder under the sill, known as the drum; and they can be readily lowered by cutting off the flow from the upper pool and putting the drum in communication with the lower pool, which connexions can be adjusted by see-saw sluice-gates, so as to put the upper paddles in any intermediate position between vertical and horizontal (fig.
Sluice gear for the ground paddles at the top of the lock.
John Fleming whizzing away at Elton Lock 's over geared paddles.
Then we went canoeing without paddles on a windsurf board.
Add even more appeal with old canoe paddles and fishing poles from your local thrift store.
These might include sailor's hats, boat steering wheels, large sections of white rope, netting, fishing baits, anchors, paddles, etc. Remember, these can be the real deal or smaller reproductions.
The paddles and skids are said to have been stuck in the ground, and to have developed into a grove of trees, from which all the other trees of the same kind have originated.
Special brackets are also available for mounting skis, snowboards, canoe paddles and other large items, turning your garage into a well organized sports shop.
Rival doesn't offer many solutions for purchasing replacement parts on the company website other than a few items like deep fryer filter replacements, mixing paddles, ingredient scoops and other parts for their popular snow cone maker.
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