Pendent sentence example

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  • Since the four co-ordinates (Cartesian or other) of these two points are connected by the relation which expresses the invariability of the length AB, it is plain that virtually three inde pendent elements are re quired and suffice to specify the position of the lamina.
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  • The muzzle is short, the ears large and pendent, the limbs relatively short and heavy, and the coat thick and frequently long.
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  • The English mastiff is a huge and powerful dog with pendent ears but short and silky coat.
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  • A variety with very pendent boughs, known as the " drooping " larch var.
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  • They are chiefly manifested in the form and number of the horns, which may be increased from the normal two to four or even eight, or may be altogether absent in the female alone or in both sexes; in the shape and length of the ears, which often hang pendent by the side of the head; in the peculiar elevation or arching of the nasal bones in some eastern races; in the length of the tail, and the development of great masses of fat at each side of its root or in the tail itself; and in the colour and quality of the fleece.
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  • The male flowers are in small clusters on the usually slender and pendent stalk, forming an interrupted catkin; the stamens vary in number, usually six to twelve.
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  • The Tibetan mastiff is equally powerful, but has still larger pendent ears, a shaggy coat and a long brush-like tail.
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  • The ears, naturally pendent at the tips, are always cropped.
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  • The number of breeds is very large, the two extreme types being the smooth fox-terrier with compact shape, relatively long legs, and the longbodied, short-legged Skye terrier, with long hair and pendent ears.
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  • Essex seems seldom to have held an inde pendent position, for when London first appears as connected with the East Saxons the real power was in the hands of the king of Kent.
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  • The gear operating the paper roll is driven from the axle of an inde pendent wheel which is let down into contact with the rail when required This wheel serves also to measure the distance travelled.
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  • The ears are more or less upright, sometimes horizontal, but never actually pendent, as in some Asiatic breeds.
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  • Epiphytous plants are very common, many that are usually independent assuming here the parasitic character; the Vanda lowii, for example, grows on the lower branches of trees, and its strange pendent flower-stalks often hang down so as almost to reach the ground.
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  • This is a large, cool retro pendent, in antiqued brass metal, with a plastic central vignette depicting a pair of lovers.
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  • Enclosed is a selection of photographs showing the diamond pendent at the various stages of making.
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  • A very cool English retro vintage silver-tone metal pendent, produced by Avon and dating to circa 1971.
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  • In the winter coat the hair is long and pendent, elongated into a short beard on the sides of the lower jaw behind the chin; and it is also longer than elsewhere on the neck and the chest; at the base of the long hair is a thick growth of short and woolly under-fur.
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  • In the spruce firs (Picea), the cones are pendent when mature and their scales persistent; the leaves are arranged all round the shoots, though the lower ones are sometimes directed laterally.
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  • The sheepdogs and collies are still further removed from the wolf type, and have the tip of the ear pendent.
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  • On the 17th of February 1867 a responsible inde pendent ministry was formed under Count Gyula 'p y y ' of 1867.
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  • When springing up among rocks or on ledges, the stem sometimes becomes much curved, and, with its spreading boughs and pendent branchlets, often forms a striking and picturesque object in alpine passes and steep ravines.
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  • The pendent cones are very large, sometimes 18 in.
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  • As regards function, the tail may be a mere pendent appendage, or may be adapted to grasp boughs in climbing, or even to collect food or materials for a nest or sleeping place, as in the spider-monkeys, opossums and rat-kangaroos.
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  • The gold Anglo-Saxon pendent excites the local Finds Liaison Officers.
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  • A lovely vintage English cameo pendent, dating to circa 1953.
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  • A sweet English vintage pendent, dating to circa 1968.
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  • B. laxiflora is pretty, with pendent blue flowers; it grows very freely on sandy soils.
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  • It has small yellowish flowers arranged in great numbers in pendent clusters said to be agreeably scented.
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  • The pendent flowers are pure white, globose, and contracted to a much narrower mouth than in E. campanulatus.
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  • The yellow flowers cluster together in the upper part of the stem and assume a somewhat pendent position.
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  • Habit, close and tufted; 6 inches high; affording in June and July a wealth of glowing purple, pendent, bell-shaped flowers that impel admiration.
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  • Height, 9 inches to 12 inches, the lax branching stems bearing a rich profusion of large pendent bells of the deepest purple.
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  • The old Love-lies-bleeding (A. caudatus), with its dark-red pendent racemes, is a fine plant when well grown, but A. speciosus and some other varieties are finer.
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  • It has the same moderately long, plump body, with a low dorsal crest, the continuation of the membrane bordering the strongly compressed tail; a large thick head with small eyes without lids and with a large pendent upper lip; two pairs of well-developed limbs, with free digits; and above all, as the most characteristic feature, three large appendages on each side of the back of the head, fringed with filaments which, in their fullest development, remind one of black ostrich feathers.
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  • Starting with the indisputable fact that man's life and happiness are largely dependent upon phenomena in the heavens, that the fertility of the soil is de pendent upon the sun shining in the heavens as well as upon the rains that come from heaven, that on the other hand the mischief and damage done by storms and inundations, to both of which the Euphratean Valley was almost regularly subject, were to be traced likewise to the heavens, the conclusion was drawn that all the great gods had their seats in the heavens.
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