Pebbles Sentence Examples
They exploded into pebbles and dust.
She knelt on the beach area consisting of a stretch of pebbles and dirt.
Cover the screen with rocks and pebbles, careful to select stones that won't fall between the screening grid.
Only David ventured to respond, and armed with a sling and pebbles he overcame Goliath.
He took a passionate delight in the pursuit of knowledge from his very infancy, and is reported to have worked out long arithmetical sums by means of pebbles and biscuit crumbs before he knew the figures.Advertisement
From the scree slope below the quarry face collect 10 loose pebbles.
To anchor your flower in place opt for florist white pebbles, clear glass marbles or multi-faceted crystal balls.
Put enough sand or pebbles to cover an inch high over the bottom of the bowl.
The overall effect is one of the water tumbled around the sides of the urn and falling into the gravel, pebbles and stones.
Paint some rocks and pebbles gold and hide them in the sandbox.Advertisement
This consisted of a very dark gray clayey silt with inclusions of rubble, gravel and pebbles.
Create the vase and add the blooms to the vase, securing the stems to the bottom of the vase with mini pebbles or glass beads.
Whether the dress whites of An Officer and a Gentleman or the engineer blues of the Sand Pebbles, the uniform of the U.S. Navy has been the object of admiration as well as tradition for many people around the world.
Avoid clear vases - While clear vases may be tempting to show off the pebbles or stones you have chosen to add stability to your lucky bamboo, they should be avoided.
Decorative accents such as pebbles, beads, flowers, or other details can easily be added.Advertisement
Floating candles are often combined with other items, for instance petals, flowers, glass beads, colored sand or pebbles.
The first successful Tod's item turned out to be the JP Tod's driving shoes that featured 133 pebbles along the soles.
He accelerated amid a spray of pebbles as he raced after the receding tail lights far up the road.
She invented a deity of her own, a mysterious Corambe, half pagan and half Christian, and like Goethe erected to him a rustic altar of the greenest grass, the softest moss and the brightest pebbles.
She stepped over it, slipped on pebbles, and dropped with a gasp as pain slammed through her knees.Advertisement
Many localities in India yield amethyst; and it is found also in Ceylon, chiefly as pebbles.
There is a considerable export of quartz crystal, commercially known as "Brazilian pebbles," used in optical work.
The conglomerates consist almost entirely of pebbles of quartz set in a hard 2 At the Standerton gauge on the Vaal in 1905-1906, a year of extreme drought, the total flow was 8,017,000,000 cub.
They had, besides, the lance, the club, sometimes studded with pebbles, and the javelin, and they seem to have known the shield.
Such changes seem, however, to have been very rapidly accomplished, as pebbles of completely formed coal are commonly found in the sandstones and coarser sedimentary strata alternating with the coal seams in many coalfields.Advertisement
The most active operations are carried on in Florida, where the phosphate was first worked in 1887 in the form of pebbles in the gravels of Peace River.
Certain forms of popular divination were, however, under his patronage, notably the world-wide process of divination by pebbles (0pcai).
The middle series of the Lower Tertiaries, known as the Woolwich and Reading beds, rests either on the Thanet beds or on chalk, and consists chiefly of irregular alternations of clay and sand of very various colours, the former often containing estuarine and oyster shells and the latter flint pebbles.
They consist chiefly of flint pebbles or of lightcoloured quartzose sand, the thickness being from 20 to 30 ft, and.
The nest, in which four eggs are laid with their pointed ends meeting in its centre (as is usual among Limicoline birds), is seldom far from the water's edge, and the eggs, as well as the newly-hatched and down-covered young, closely resemble the surrounding pebbles.
Inasmuch, however, as the floor on which the overlapping strata rest is, like the rest of the Laurentian and Superior Oldland, a worn-down mountain region, and as the lowest member of the sedimentary series usually contains pebbles of the oldiand rocks, the better interpretation of the relation between the two is that the visible oldiand area of to-day is but a small part of the primeval continent, the remainder of which is still buried under the Palaeozoic cover; and that the visible oldiand, far from being the first part of the continent to rise from the primeval ocean, was the last part of the primeval continent to sink under the advancing Palaeozoic seas.
They occur, with many other gem-stones, as pebbles or rolled crystals in alluvial deposits of sand and gravel; the gem-gravel being known locally as illam.
P. Protogine connexion, that the pebbles of the Swiss Molasse are not generally such as would be derived from the neighbouring mountains, but resemble the rocks of the Eastern Alps.
The other minerals found in the concentrates are pebbles and fragments of pyrope, zircon, cyanite, chrome-diopside, enstatite, a green pyroxene, mica, ilmenite, magnetite, chromite, hornblende, olivine, barytes, calcite and pyrites.
African locality must be mentioned.; considerable finds were reported in 1905 and 1906 from gravels at Somabula near Gwelo in Rhodesia where the diamond is associated with chrysoberyl, corundum (both sapphire and ruby), topaz, garnet, ilmenite, staurolite, rutile, with pebbles of quartz, granite, vIII.
Reels were also commonly used for net making, of pottery (108) or even pebbles (1o9)withagroove chipped around.
The silica was needed quite pure from iron, in order to get the rich blues, and was obtained from calcined quartz pebbles; ordinary sand will only make a green frit.
A causeway of boulders and pebbles, thrown up by the sea and passable at low tide, unites Marazion with the insular St Michael's Mount (q.v.).
At a Friday service in the great mosque `Amr was insulted and pelted with pebbles.
One of the audience, with a contemptuous remark, took a handful of pebbles to pelt him with.
The Phoenicians, as was only to be expected of those traders and artisans of the ancient world, appear to have adopted both the cylinder of Assyria and the scarab of Egypt as have survived the numerous engraved stones or g pebbles, technically called gems, which served as matrices and in most instances were undoubtedly mounted as finger-rings or were furnished with swivels.
He was curious to observe how far from the parent rock any pebbles could be found.
The kit consists of reservoir pot, inner pot, exterior air pump, clay pebbles, delivery tubes and full instructions.
Much rarer are pebbles of porphyry of a type that can be matched in the Permian breccia of Dawlish.
She lightly burnishes all her work giving a matt finish that is reminiscent of the pebbles found on the beach.
He's out there on a bay surrounded by towering cliffs, striking two pebbles together.
Above is  a friable silty loam (2.5yr 2.5/3 very dusky red) containing large pebbles.
They were a blurred backdrop to the rhythmic slapping of the water, the low growl of the pebbles.
Filled with  a friable sandy loam (10yr 4/6 dark yellow brown) with various sized pebbles.
Filled with  loose/friable sandy loam (2.5yr 4/6 dark red) with 30% pebbles.
In Russia and South Africa, gently deposited mudstones and limestones suddenly give way to massive dumps of pebbles and boulders.
Relax with an ice cream and enjoy Kent's coast or simply skim pebbles in the sea.
To judge from Said's disdain for most criticisms of Orientalism, he would have summarily tossed such pebbles from his elegant shoe.
They were throwing pebbles on the beach, then started throwing them at him, then bigger stones, then rocks.
In the adit walls can be seen rounded pebbles, these are the remains of a raised beach.
The central circular feature is floral and includes polished pebbles and gemstones.
A sunken bed has been filled with large, smooth pebbles.
Fill of grave comprised brown silty clay with very occasional small flint pebbles.
The exterior patios have been lovingly paved with decorative pebbles and the covering verandah supported by solid old brick pillars with wooden beamed roofing.
A layer of white quartzite pebbles covered some graves.
White quartz pebbles were found on or near the bottom of all the ditch segments.
As clay pebbles don't hold lots of water, they also provide the root zone with plenty of oxygen.
He lies recumbent in his armor on a bed of pebbles, looking eerily alive.
These pebbles did not have time to become well rounded.
Granophyre, because the conglomerate and quartz sandstone lie on top of it and the conglomerate contains some pebbles of granophyre.
The shingle therefore stood some feet higher than it does now, and it is supposed that a shock or jar, such as that of an earthquake, broke up the stalagmite, and the pebbles and sand composing the shingle sunk deeper into the fissures in the limestone.
But the quantity of water carried seawards varies within wide limits; for whereas, during the rainy season in summer and while the snows of winter are melting in spring, great volumes of water sweep down from the mountains, these broad rivers dwindle at other times to petty rivulets trickling among a waste of pebbles and boulders.
The ground was sawdust and the pebbles scattered around were hard knots from trees, worn smooth in course of time.
I built dams of pebbles, made islands and lakes, and dug river-beds, all for fun, and never dreamed that I was learning a lesson.
Indeed she now turned on her side and began to scrabble about under the moss and pebbles as if in search of something.
The pebbles, from which shingle beaches are made, is formed by wave action in the general process of coastal erosion.
Pink pebbles are carried by strong currents from broken slabs incised by ice.
Nikolai Dejevsky Still water and a spit of sand; my hand full of pebbles; how many skips before they sink?
By the end of the 3rd century BC mosaics with pebbles were being replaced by those with tesserae made from stone and glass.
The tillite deposits they left behind characteristically contain assorted pebbles and boulders in a sandy-clay matrix.
The pebbles or sand build up on the upwind protected side while there is significant erosion of beach material on the downwind side.
If you don't want to purchase a new stand, you could try putting pebbles or stones in the stand with the water.
Rocks or pebbles are another stunning addition to indoor hanging wall fountains.
Many couples choose aquarium gravel, marbles, or pebbles to match the colors of the bridal party dresses or other wedding décor if they opt for a clear pot.
Instead, you should place the pot in a tray filled with small pebbles and water.
To keep the humidity levels constant near your gardenia plant, stand the pot on a tray of pebbles and pour water on the pebbles.
Be sure the plant has good drainage; repot it if necessary, using a different potting soil and pebbles on the bottom of the pot to improve drainage.
To add humidity to the air, you may wish to place trays of pebbles underneath the plants; fill the tray with water so it covers the pebbles.
Take care not to disturb the actual root ball but remove any pebbles, sticks or other unwanted items so the soil is clean.
Growing medium - This is what the plants are grown in, usually consisting of pebbles, perlite, expanded clay pellets, rockwool or lava rocks.
The process is very similar to the way that the sea and sand grinds and smooths pebbles.
Coin pearls are disc-shaped and have a mystical appeal that resembles small, flattened, shiny pebbles.
They affect between 50 percent and 60 percent of children with the disorder and range in size from less than a millimeter across to lumps the size of small pebbles.
Since lucky bamboo is generally grown hydroponically at nurseries and green houses, most people keep their bamboo in a vase of water and pebbles when they bring it home.
You may prefer to place your plant in a larger container or tray that's filled with pebbles and water.
Use the pebbles to keep the container out of the water.
Watch out for rocks, pebbles and large grains of sand.
Well-worn pebbles of amorphous quartz (agate, chalcedony, jasper, &c.) are found in the stratified drift along the western side of the Tertiary region of the state, and from Columbus northward.
Large pits containing deposits of white sand, clay and pebbles are found in the limestone at Longcliff, Newhaven and Carsington.
In the hill country on the borders of Ise, Owari, Mikawa and TOtmi, on the one side, and Omi, Mino and Shinano, on the other, granite frequently forms dark grey and much disintegrated rock-projections above schist and diluvial quartz pebbles.
Denudation in earliest Eocene times has produced flint gravels above the chalk, and an ancient stream deposit of chalk pebbles occurs at Ballycastle.
Experience shows that, although spherical pebbles are to be avoided, Portland cement adheres tightly to smooth flint surfaces, and that rough stones often give a less compact concrete than smooth ones on account of the difficulty of bedding them into the matrix when laying the concrete.
Symbols like the letters of the alphabet have been found in European soil painted upon pebbles belonging to a stratum between the Palaeolithic and Neolithic age.
In the deeper hollows in the south part of the Baltic the bottom consists almost invariably of either soft brown or grey mud or hard clay, while on the shallow banks and near the low coasts fine sand, of white, yellow or brown colour with small pebbles, is usually found.
These are formed to a large extent of thick conglomerates which are full of pebbles and boulders of granite and schist.
Hence on beaches and in rivers, such as those of the southeast of England, flint pebbles exist in vast numbers.
The Senonian limestone itself, which rests in the extreme north on Trias or even on the schists, is often conglomeratic and glauconitic at the base, the pebbles being worn from the old metamorphic series.
Once you've nabbed 15, the next present will contain the Golden Slingshot that shoots pebbles in a spread pattern.
The Liassic coprolites are described by Buckland as resembling oblong pebbles, or kidney-potatoes; they are mostly 2 to 4 in.
They are made usually of crown glass or rock crystal ("pebbles"), the latter being somewhat lighter and cooler to wear.
In the latter place they contain workable coal-seams. The Carboniferous Limestone often contains black flint (chert), and at some horizons conglomerates occur, the pebbles being derived from the unconformable ridges of the " Caledonian " land.
The tang of the untainted, fresh and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought, and the shells and pebbles and the seaweed with tiny living creatures attached to it never lost their fascination for me.
He started the engine and she clamped her arms around him, clinging to him as he spun the tires in a spray of pebbles and rocks.
Within them was found the Fountain of Youth; the pebbles which give light, restore sight, and render the possessor invisible; the Sea of Sand was there, stored with fish of wondrous savour; and the River of Stones was there also; besides a subterranean stream whose sands were of gems. His territory produced the worm called "salamander," which lived in fire, and which wrought itself an incombustible envelope from which were manufactured robes for the presbyter, which were washed in flaming fire.
From these structural and palaeontological evidences, geologists suppose that the formation of the cave was carried on simultaneously with the excavation of the valley; that the small streams, flowing down the upper ramifications of the valley, entered the western opening of the cave, and traversing the fissures in the limestone, escaped by the lower openings in the chief valley; and that the rounded pebbles found in the shingle bed were carried in by these streams. It would be only at times of drought that the cave was frequented by animals, a theory which explains the small quantity of animal remains in the shingle.
This deposit varies in thickness, as a rule, from 55 to 70 ft., at which depth it is underlain by a series of coarse and fine yellow quartz sands, with occasional pebbles, or even banks of gravel, while here and there thin beds of clay occur.
At first being used in their natural forms, these pebbles or gems have been grouped as lenticular or bean-shaped, and glandular or of the sling-bolt pattern; later, from the 6th to the 4th century B.C., they were fashioned as scaraboids, that is, in the general form of the Egyptian scarab, but without the sculptured details of the beetle's body.
Biographers have delighted to relate how painfully Demosthenes made himself a tolerable speaker, - how, with pebbles in his mouth, he tried his lungs against the waves, how he declaimed as he ran up hill, how he shut himself up in a cell, having first guarded himself against a longing for the haunts of men by shaving one side of his head, how he wrote out Thucydides eight times, how he was derided by the Assembly and encouraged by a judicious actor who met him moping about the Peiraeus.
Dean half-felt his way across the parking lot in his bare feet, cursing the pebbles and splashing through ankle-deep puddles at curbside before stumbling into the absolute darkness of the beach-side path.
Its materials are pebbles, clays and sands of various' colours from white to deep red, tinged with peroxide of iron, which sometimes cements the pebbles and sands into compact rocks.
Figures slim, muscular and bony, action impetuous but of arrested energy, tawny landscape, gritty with littering pebbles, mark the athletic hauteur of his style.