They seldom penetrate the living cells, though they do so in a few cases.
He did not penetrate into the deeper causes underlying the revolutions and palace intrigues.
The other type is called endctropic. The fungal filaments either penetrate the epidermis of the root, or enter it from the stem and ramify in the interior.
He followed the coast ound to Campeche, but was unable to penetrate the interior.
Minas Geraes was first explored by Fernando Dias Paes Leme between 1664 and 1677, though he was not the first European to penetrate it.
Islam now began to penetrate S.
On the whole its character is less Saharan than that of parts of Algeria, for the influences of the desert do not penetrate so far north in Tunisia as they do in Algeria.
The root-hairs penetrate between masses of the hyphae of the Fungus.
These tubes penetrate to all parts of the plant and occur in all parts of the root, stem and leaves.
Before the sting of his words had time to penetrate, Justin paused, throwing a quick jab to Denton's mouth.
The sunshine from behind the hill did not penetrate into the cutting and there it was cold and damp, but above Pierre's head was the bright August sunshine and the bells sounded merrily.
After randomly crossing paths with someone whose mind he couldn't penetrate, he'd suddenly found her in his house.
Only a few low swellings penetrate into it from the N.W., about Lake Onega, and reach 900 ft., while in the N.E.
The first attempt to penetrate by way of the river Plate and its affluents inland, with a view to effecting settlements in the interior, was made in 1526 by Sebastian Cabot.
This was Speranski's cold, mirrorlike look, which did not allow one to penetrate to his soul, and his delicate white hands, which Prince Andrew involuntarily watched as one does watch the hands of those who possess power.
He, too, failed to penetrate the jealouslyguarded portals of Lhasa; but he secured (with the assistance of a native surveyor) a splendid addition to our previous Tibetan mapping.
Let us not seek to penetrate what mysteries they contain; for how can we, miserable sinners that we are, know the terrible and holy secrets of Providence while we remain in this flesh which forms an impenetrable veil between us and the Eternal?
He consented to pay an increased tribute to the Avars and allowed the Persians, who had declared war in 604 under Chosroes II., to overrun the Asiatic provinces and to penetrate to the Bosporus.
Toby chattered, his tone lifting in a question that didn't penetrate the in-between world in which she'd fallen.
Thus the beech (Fagus sylvatica) is unable to survive the continental climate of Russia, and does not penetrate beyond Poland and the S.W.
The Russian Captain Vassili Chitschakov in 1765 and 1766 made two persevering attempts to penetrate the ice north of Spitsbergen, and reached 80° 30' N., while Russian parties twice wintered at Bell Sound.
Commerce with Egypt, for example, has increased in a marked degree, and Aegean objects or imitations of them are found to have begun to penetrate into Syria, inland Asia Minor, and the central and western Mediterranean lands, e.g.
She felt all the time as if she might at any moment penetrate that on which--with a terrible questioning too great for her strength--her spiritual gaze was fixed.
But we need only penetrate to the essence of any historic event--which lies in the activity of the general mass of men who take part in it--to be convinced that the will of the historic hero does not control the actions of the mass but is itself continually controlled.
South China, therefore, seems, botanically, hardly distinct from the great Indian region, into which many Chinese forms penetrate, as before noticed.
Marlborough was forthwith sent from the Hague to the castle of Altranst2dt near Leipzig, where Charles had fixed his headquarters, "to endeavour to penetrate the designs" of the king of Sweden.
The rivalry between the English and the French, which had already convulsed the south, did not penetrate to Bengal.
These layers arc secreted by the protoplasm by the direct apposition of substances on those already in existence; and they may go on increasing in thickness, both by apposition and by the intussusception of particles probably carried in through the protoplasmic fibres, which penetrate the cell-wall as long as the cell lives.
Wellsted, who had already tried to penetrate into Hadramut from the south, landed at Muscat with the idea of reaching it from the north-east.
Such roofs are not suitable for cold climates, for accumulations of snow might overburden the structure and would also cause the wet to penetrate through any small crevices and under flashings.
Vegetable and other oils rapidly penetrate caoutchouc and lead to deterioration of its properties.
What is most remarkable in it is his concentrated effort to realize the exact political weight of the German nation, and to penetrate the causes of its strength and weakness.
wide, but the foothills region back of this is usually well wooded and fertile, and the low alluvial river valleys penetrate deeply into the sierras.
About Kansk in East Siberia they penetrate in the form of a broad gulf south-eastwards as far as Irkutsk.
Where surface water is banked up against the land, as by the equatorial and Gulf Stream drift currents, it appears to penetrate to very considerable depths; the escaping stream currents are at first of great vertical thickness and part of the water at their sources has a downward movement.
In the types of cable that were first used, the wires, usually with a cotton insulation, were drawn into lead tubes, and the tubes filled with paraffin or other similar compound, which kept the wires from the injurious effects of any moisture which might penetrate the lead tube.
The Atlantic cyclones penetrate to the Russian plains, mitigating to some extent the cold of winter, and in summer bringing with them their moist winds and thunderstorms. Their influence is chiefly felt in W.
He was the first to penetrate into the second pyramid of Giza, and the first European in modern times to visit the oasis of Baharia, which he supposed to be that of Siwa.
They stretch with only two short breaks in a line from the Mediterranean at the Gulf of Gabes to the Algerian frontier, which they penetrate for a considerable distance.
Curiously enough, however, they differ from the cephalic Molluscan eye in the fact that, as in the vertebrate eye, the filaments of the optic nerve penetrate the retina, and are connected with the re surfaces of the nerve-end cells nearer the lens instead of with the opposite end.
They bore holes and penetrate into flower-buds and young bolls, causing them to drop. Fortunately the " worms " prefer maize to cotton, and the inter-planting at proper times of maize, to be cut down and destroyed when well infested, is a method commonly employed to keep down this pest.
The Bernam runs through flat swampy country for the greater part of its course, and steam-launches can penetrate to a distance of over 100 m.
of this line begin the steppes proper, which extend to the sea and penetrate to the foot of the Caucasus.
The hornbeam thrives well on stiff, clayey, moist soils, into which its roots penetrate deeply; on chalk or gravel it does not flourish.
As the season advances, the schools penetrate farther northwards into St George's Channel or eastwards into the English Channel.
These beds, as well as the Cretaceous series, from which they are as yet only imperfectly distinguished, are associated with sheets of basalt, which penetrate them in great dikes, and in some places, owing to the wearing away of the softer sedimentary rocks, stand out in long walls running across the beds.
The fangs of the bungarums are shorter than those of the cobras, and cannot penetrate so deeply into the wound.
In other enclosed seas which are shut off from the ocean by a very shallow sill the rule holds good that the homothermic water below the level of the sill is at the lowest temperature reached by the surface water in the coldest season of the year, provided always that the stratification of salinity is such as to permit of convection being set up. To this group belongs the Arctic Sea; the Norwegian Sea is homothermic below J50 fathoms at 29.8° F., but this cold water does not penetrate into the Arctic Basin on account of the ridge between Spitsbergen and Greenland, and there the water below 1400 fathoms has a temperature of 30 6° to 30.7° F.
This takes the form of long usually richly branched tubes which penetrate the other tissues of the plant mainly in a longitudinal direction.
The internal streets of the town are so winding and narrow that there is not room for a carriage to pass, and it is difficult to penetrate them even on horseback.
The earliest attempt to penetrate into the interior from the south coast was made in 1835 when aieuts.
The insect fauna is very similar to that of Russia; but a few genera, as the Tentyria, do not penetrate into the steppe region of West Siberia, while the tropical Colasposoma, Popilia and Languria are found only in south-eastern Transbaikalia, or are confined to the southern Amur.
Less fortunate, the French submarine " Saphir " was sunk in a similar attempt to penetrate the inner waters on Jan.
That night the mine-fields at the mouth of the Dardanelles were cleared away, and battleships were in consequence enabled to penetrate into the lowest reaches of the defile on the morrow.
When wet it becomes sticky and almost impossible to move or work with farm implements; neither air nor water can penetrate freely.
Methods for enabling miners to penetrate into workings where the atmosphere is totally irrespirable have come into use for saving life after explosions and for repairing shafts and pit-work under water.
They seem almost entirely to have exhausted their northward velocity by the time they have reached the northern extremity of the great Indian plain; they are not felt on the table-lands of Afghanistan, and hardly penetrate into the Indus basin or the ranges of the Himalaya, by which mountains, and those which branch off from them into the Malay peninsula, they are prevented from continuing their progress in the direction originally imparted to them.
(3) Into the alpine region (6200 to 10,400 ft.) penetrate a few very stunted oaks (Quercus subalpina), the junipers already mentioned and a barberry (Berberis cretica), which sometimes spreads into close thickets.
The soil must get dry at stated intervals in order that the atmospheric air may come in contact with it and penetrate it.
fiftieth time I saw it, it started to penetrate.
The peculiar plants of the Rocky Mountain plateaus penetrate into the Trans-Pecos region, which the north Mexican flora, including the Agave lecheguilla, a valuable commercial fibre, is found along the Rio Grande.
Brandon was much like Jessi: undetectable from more than three feet away with a mind Xander was unable to penetrate.
The true method of science which he possessed forced him to condemn as useless the entire form which Schelling's and Hegel's expositions had adopted, especially the dialectic method of the latter, whilst his love of art and beauty, and his appreciation of moral purposes, revealed to him the existence of a transphenomenal world of values into which no exact science could penetrate.
Organized as they are into a kind of community for mutual protection and mutual help, they soon become masters of the trade wherever they penetrate.
Between Lechlade and Oxford the main channel sends off many narrow branches; the waters of the Windrush are similarly distributed, and the branches in the neighbourhood of Oxford form the picturesque "backwaters" which only light pleasure boats can penetrate.
They are covered with short hairs which form a velvet-like pile, so dense that water cannot penetrate.
From about 1830, or a little earlier, the Zanzibar Arabs began to penetrate inland, and by 1850 had established themselves at Ujiji on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika.
Corps), a force of 33,000 men and 11o guns, to follow the Prussians, penetrate their intentions and discover if they meditated uniting with Wellington in front of Brussels.
Napoleon's plan being to penetrate between the allies and then defeat them successively, the left was really the threatened flank of the Anglo-Dutch army.
Some so,000 Turkish troops were employed, but, though able to relieve beleaguered Turkish garrisons, they could not penetrate the mountainous region forming the Arab stronghold and were unable to establish Turkish domination.
In the last-named region some fifteen salt-water gulfs penetrate into the very heart of the mountains, winding amid steep, cloudcapped ranges, and tall, richly-clothed cliffs overhanging their calm waters.
From that time French influence gradually extended along the coast, but no attempt was made to penetrate inland.
Their range in space, including carriage by birds, may be coextensive with the distribution of water, but it is not known what height of temperature or how much chemical adulteration of the water they can sustain, how far they can penetrate underground, nor what are the limits of their activity between the floor and the surface of aquatic expanses, fresh or saline.
The first regular expedition to ry penetrate far inland was in 1801-1802, when John (afterwards Sir John) Truter, of the Cape judicial bench, and William Somerville - an army physician and afterwards husband of Mary Somerville - were sent to the Bechuana tribes to buy cattle.
In Unionidae and several other forms the pericardial glands are extended into diverti cula of the pericardium which penetrate the mantle and constitute the organ of Heber.
Hence it was easy for Suleiman, the son of Kutulmish, 3 the son of Arslan Pigu (Israil), to penetrate as far as the Hellespont, the more so as after the captivity of Romanus two rivals, Nicephorus Bryennius in Asia and Nicephorus' Botaneiates in Europe, disputed the throne with one another.
Happily for Kaikobad, the princes mistrusted the power of the Egyptian, and it proved a difficult task to penetrate through the mountainous, well-fortified accesses to the interior of Asia Minor, so that the advantage rested with Kaikobad, who took Kharput, and for some time even held Harran, Ar-Roha and Rakka (1232).
The structure of the corpora cavernosa consists of a strong fibrous coat, the tunica albuginea, from the deep surface of which numerous fibrous trabeculae penetrate the interior and divide it into a number of spaces which are lined with endothelium and communicate with the veins.
In the operations for the capture of Vicksburg in 1863 unsuccessful attempts were made in February and March by Porter's vessels to penetrate through connecting streams and bayous to the Yazoo river and reach the right rear of the Confederate defences on the bluffs.
This drum revolves slowly, and in its revolution conveys the fringes of silk past two quickly running smaller combing drums. These combing drums being covered with fine steel teeth penetrate their combs through the fringes of silk depending from the large drum, thus combing through the silk.
The two bodies therefore do not penetrate one another, but begin by acting on one another with a force precisely sufficient, instead of penetrating one another, to cause them to form a joint mass with a common velocity.
The Asturians chose him as their king in 718, and although Galicia was lost in 734, the Moors proved unable to penetrate into the remoter fastnesses held by the levies of Pelayo.
But they also penetrate to waters which may be termed inland, as the Bosporus, where they are known to the French-speaking part of the population as rimes damnees, it being held by the Turks that they are animated by condemned human souls.
Eocene beds, indeed, penetrate farther within the chain, but these are limestones with nummulites or lignite-bearing shales and have nothing in common with the Flysch.
Pythium is a semiaquatic form attacking seedlings which are too plentifully supplied with water; its hyphae penetrate the cell-walls and rapidly destroy the watery tissues of the living plant; then the fungus lives in the dead remains.
by the fear that, if it were greater, the blast would penetrate so feebly to the centre that the difference in conditions between centre and circumference would be so great as to cause serious unevenness of working.
Moreover, the effect of the sharp blow of the hammer is relatively superficial, and does not penetrate to the interior of a large piece as the slowly applied pressure of the hydraulic press does.
Its versatile cries and actions, as seen and heard by those who penetrate the solitude of the northern forests it inhabits, can never be forgotten by one who has had experience of them, any more than the pleasing sight of its rust-coloured tail, which an occasional gleam of sunshine will light up into a brilliancy quite unexpected by those who have only surveyed the bird's otherwise gloomy appearance in the glass-case of a museum.
The remarkable stability of the mountain appears to be due to the innumerable dikes which penetrate the lava flows and tuff beds in all directions and thus bind the whole mass together.
Some lines of the Roman poet inform us that he heard a voice proceeding from a sacred grove, "Break off all delays, Alaric. This very year thou shalt force the Alpine barrier of Italy; thou shalt penetrate to the city."
Lakes are numerous in the government of Suwalki, but are all small and mostly hidden in thick coniferous or birch forests, and their waters penetrate with undefined banks amidst marshes, sandy tracts and accumulations of moss-grown boulders.
Many local steamers penetrate the fjords, touching at every village and gaard.
In his reign occurred the invasion of Timur (1395), who ruined the Volgan regions, but did not penetrate so far as Moscow.
It is surrounded by a wall and deep dry ditch that can be flooded, and is encircled by orchards and gardens which extend all round for miles and even penetrate the heart of the town.
as a single electron charged negatively; these rays can penetrate sheets of aluminium, glass, &c., several millimetres thick; and (3) the 'y rays - which are non-electrified radiations characterized by a high penetrating power, i% surviving after traversing 7 cm.
from Lake Aral, though Severtsov maintained that they penetrate into the basin of Lake Balkash.
No doubt the pre-eminence of the north, and especially of Denmark, at this period, was due to the amber trade, causing southern influence to penetrate up the basin of the Elbe to Jutland.
A compact with the Turks, made in 1370 and renewed in the next century, saved Ragusa from the fate of its more powerful neighbours, Servia and Byzantium, besides enabling the Ragusan caravans to penetrate into Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia, Servia, Bulgaria and Rumania.
This was useful for the purposes of speedy mobilization, though there was some danger that the local and national spirit might penetrate into the army.
- Hellenic influences continued to penetrate the Scythian peoples from the Greek colonies of the Black Sea, at any rate in the matter of artistic fabrication.
Under the later Ptolemies and the Roman rule documents in Greek are more abundant than in demotic, and the language of the ruling classes must have begun to penetrate the masses deeply.
The messenger, however, was unable to penetrate to the spot; and the advanced guard, consisting of a detachment of the 31st, two companies of the 78th, one of the 35th, and De Rolls egiment, with a picquet of dragoons, the whole mustering 733 men, was surrounded, and, after a gallant resistance, the hurvivors, who had expended all their ammunition, became prisoners of war.
The first of these was the resistance of the little Christian hill community of Suli; the second the Venetian occupation of the coast, within a mile of which - by convention with the Porte - no Ottoman soldier might penetrate.
As the non-existence of land to the north had been proved, the attempt to penetrate northwards was abandoned, and the last season was devoted to a survey and scientific examination of the archipelago, especially to the west; this was carried out by Messrs Jackson, Armitage, R.
As in the case of epiphytic brown seaweeds, the rhizoids of the epiphyte often penetrate the substance of the supporting alga.
He landed at Macao in 1610, and while waiting a favourable opportunity to penetrate into China busied himself for three years in teaching mathematics.
The upper end of the bay and its northern shores are fringed with swamps through which numerous estuaries penetrate for some distance inland.
Several lines were also projected, two to penetrate the Ecuadorean montana.
The west coast is much broken by bays and inlets - the transverse valleys of the sunken range - which penetrate far inland.
wide, and sending three arms inland which are from 40 to 160 fathoms deep, as well as Clayoquot, Esperanza, Kyuquot and Quatsino Sounds, which also penetrate deeply into the island.
During these works some local archaeologists attempted to penetrate the cave but were driven away by the labourers with curses.
Railways penetrate the heart of the region, and small steamboats ply upon the larger lakes.
But the most important igneous masses are the great intrusions of syenitic granite and of basic rock which penetrate the Cretaceous beds.
General Pollock, who was marching straight through the Punjab to relieve General Sale, was ordered to penetrate to Kabul, while General Nott was only too glad not to be forbidden to retire from Kandahar through Kabul.
If the uniform distribution extends indefinitely, or as far as the telescope can penetrate, the star-ratio should have the theoretical value 3.98, 1 any decrease in density or limit to the distribution of the stars will be indicated by a continual falling off in the star-ratio for the higher magnitudes.
This prefect allowed himself to be enticed by Zanbil, prince of Zabulistan, to penetrate into the country far from his base, and escaped narrowly, not without severe losses.
He is, perhaps, more able than Bradley has shown himself, to use material from alien sources and to penetrate to what is of value in the thought of writers from whom, whether on the whole or on particular issues, he disagrees.
The lower Colorado river was discovered in 1540, but the explorers did not penetrate California; in 1542-1543 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo explored at least the southern coast; in 1579 Sir Francis Drake repaired his ships in some Californian port (almost certainly not San Francisco Bay), and named the land New Albion; two Philippine ships visited the coast in 1584 and 1595, and in 1602 and 1603 Sebastian Vizcaino discovered the sites of San Diego and Monterey.
The result of these various considerations seems to be that the age which we may call the Homeric - the age which is brought before us in vivid outlines in the Iliad and Odyssey - lies beyond the earliest point to which history enables us to penetrate.
aroused curiosity for nature encouraged men'like Alberti, Da Vinci, Toscanelli and Da Porta to make practical experiments, penetrate the working of physical forces, and invent scientific instruments.
In like manner the new learning failed to penetrate all classes of society with the rapidity of its expansion in Italy, nor was the new ideal of life and customs so easily substituted for the medieval.
It permits ships navigating the Baltic to penetrate 270 m.
Hume raises the question explicitly, but answers that here is an ultimate principle beyond which we cannot hope to penetrate.
Manifold errors also result from the weakness of the senses, which affords scope for mere conjecture; from the influence exercised over the understanding by the will and passions; from the restless desire of the mind to penetrate to the ultimate principles of things; and from the belief that " man is the measure of the universe," whereas, in truth, the world is received by us in a distorted and erroneous manner.
The same kind of investigation maybe extended to many cases of natural motion, such as voluntary action or nutrition; and though inquiry is here directed towards concrete bodies, and does not therefore penetrate so deeply into reality as in research for forms, yet great results may be looked for with more confidence.
The lines of the Cambrian railway serve North and Mid-Wales, and branches of the London & North-Western and the Midland penetrate into South Wales as far as Swansea.
Primitive religions are like so many similar beads on a string; and the concern of the student of comparative religion is at this stage mainly with the nature of the string, to wit, the common conditions of soul and society that make, say, totemism, or taboo, very much the same thing all the savage world over, when we seek to penetrate to its essence.
Or philosophic theology may penetrate to an abstract conception of deity, like the Babylonian 'iluth, or the Vedic devatva and asuratva; and some seer may have the courage and insight to formulate the principle that " the great asuratva of the devas is one " (R.
52° S., however, is a succession of navigable estuaries which penetrate inland nearly to the Argentine frontier.
South of the Toro there are no large rivers on this coast, but the narrow fjords penetrate deeply into the mountains and bring away the drainage of their snow-capped, storm-swept elevations.
Beginnings of History.A connected chain of historical ev~idence begins with the time when under Shalmaneser (SalAssyrian manassar II.), the Assyrians in 836 B.C. began for Conquest the first time to penetrate farther into the mounof Media.
But when the revolt of the younger Cyrus against his brother (401 B.C.) had demonstrated the surprising ease and rapidity with which a courageous army could penetrate into the heart of the empirewhen the whole force of that empire had proved powerless, not only to prevent some 12,000 Greek troops, completely surrounded, cut off from their communications, and deprived through treachery of their leaders, from escaping to the coast, but even to make a serious attack on themthen, indeed, the imperial impotence became manifest.
For the A hlee- defence of these provinces the mounted archers, who formed the basis of the army, possessed adequate strength; and though the Scythian nomads from the east, or the Romans from the west, might occasionally penetrate deep into the country, they never succeeded in maintaining their position.
But, in spite of all, Shapur found it impossible to penetrate deeper into the Roman territory.
No sort of espionage is attempted, no effort made to penetrate privacy; no claim to pry into the secret actions of law-abiding persons is or would be tolerated; the agents of authority must not seek information by underhand or unworthy means.
Therapeutic measures which are commonly adopted in the treatment of a cold have for their object, to destroy the microbes before they penetrate fairly into the organism, and to restore the balance of the circulation and increase the strength of the invaded parts.
were formerly called, laid out and kept to an equal width or nearly so by parallel hedges, which should be so close and thick that the eye cannot readily penetrate them.
The desire which he entertained to visit India, in order to penetrate all the doctrines of the Buddhist philosophy, and to perfect the collections of Indian books which existed in China, grew irresistible, and in August 629 he started upon his solitary journey, eluding with difficulty the strict prohibition which was in force against crossing the frontier.
Speaking broadly, the general type of the flora of the lower, hotter and wetter regions, which extend along the great plain at the foot of the Himalaya, and include the valleys of the larger rivers which penetrate far into the mountains, does not differ from that of the contiguous peninsula and islands, though the tropical and insular character gradually becomes less marked going from east to west, where, with a greater elevation and distance from the sea and higher latitude, the rainfall and humidity diminish and the winter cold increases.
So Tertullian writes: "The water which carried the Spirit of God (probably regarded as a shadow or reflection-soul) borrowed holiness from that which was carried upon it; for every underlying matter must needs absorb and take up the quality of that matter which overhangs it; especially does a corporeal so absorb a spiritual, as this can easily penetrate and settle into it owing to the subtlety of its substance."
This is largely due to the fact that the moistureladen winds from the Atlantic penetrate almost as far inland as the Portuguese frontier, but do not reach the interior of Spain.
The Portuguese could never penetrate far inland; throughout the 16th century their settlements were confined to the coasts of Asia, Africa or America, and the area they were able effectively to occupy was far less than the area of their empire in the 10th century.
These enter the root-hairs of leguminous plants, and passing down the hair in the form of a long, slimy (zoogloea) thread, penetrate the tissues of the root.
To penetrate Albania and gain the desired foothold on the coast, the III.
Certain emanations (airobpoac, airoppocac) or images (e'bwXa), consisting of subtle atoms, thrown off from the surface of an object, penetrate the body through the pores.
Between Henry's Fork and Malade (or Big Wood) river, a distance of 200 m., the river apparently has no northern tributaries; but several streams, as the Camas, Medicine Lodge and Birch creeks, and Big and Little Lost rivers, which fail to penetrate the plain of the Snake after reaching its border, are believed to join it through subterranean channels.
2, a), great care being taken not to let the incisions penetrate to the interior lest the juice should flow inside and be lost.
They dissolve in water to form solutions, which do not penetrate parchment membranes, hence the name colloidal.
Three branches of the railway from Odessa to Poland penetrate the government and proceed towards the Carpathians.
In the south-east of England, the North and South Downs are both well-defined ranges, but are characterized by a number of breaches through which rivers penetrate, on the one hand to the Thames or the North Sea and on the other to the English Channel.
high; the branches do not spread, even where there is room, so that the tallest tree has a top only four or five feet broad; the roots, which cannot penetrate the shaded and frozen soil, spread over the ice or shallowly into the tundra carpeting, and often only by their matted network prevent the fall of the trees.
His invasion of Egypt, however, proved a failure; he was unable to penetrate the defences of Ptolemy, and was obliged to retire.
Describing the forests of the Manyema country, west of Lake Tanganyika, David Livingstone wrote:" Into these [primeval forests] the sun, though vertical, 'cannot penetrate, excepting by sending down at mid-day thin pencils of rays into the gloom.
After Heinrich Barth, who explored the country in 1851, the first traveller to penetrate Adamawa was the German, E.
in Stipa, species of Avena, Heteropogon and others the base of the glume forms a sharp point which will easily penetrate the ground; above the point are short stiff upwardly pointing hairs which oppose its withdrawal.
He resolved, at whatever cost, to penetrate into Champagne; and in order to support his operations by the possession of some important places, he began by making himself master of Quesnoy.
According to Kant the human mind is such that it can never penetrate by its speculative powers to things-in-themselves, but can only know phenomena.
Thus we have the odd position that noiimena, or the contents of the intelligible world, are just the things to which thought can never penetrate.
Opening out of one of the crescent canals which penetrate the city from the Y is the State Entrepot dock (1900), the free harbour of Amsterdam, where the produce from the Dutch East Indies is stored.
They availed themselves of a very hard winter to penetrate into the land over the frozen water.
It soon passes beneath the bold pinnacle of the Oeillette or Aiguillette, beyond which formerly women were not allowed to penetrate.
The chief home of the Coniferales is in the northern hemisphere, where certain species occasionally extend into the Arctic circle and penetrate beyond the northern limit of dicotyledon ous trees.
Deep valleys, which seem to be only the prolongation of fjords, penetrate into the chain in the southern slope where exist several harbours on which settlements have been founded.
On the other hand, light can penetrate some distance into all substances, even the most opaque, the absorption being, however, extremely rapid in the latter case.
A small part of the northern Colombia, on the lower courses of the Atrato and Magdalena, extending across the country from the Eastern to the Western Cordilleras with a varying width of 100 to 150 m., not including the lower river basins which penetrate much farther inland, also consists of low, alluvial plains, partly covered with swamps and intricate watercourses, densely overgrown with vegetation, but in places admirably adapted to different kinds of tropical agriculture.
Thus they not only penetrate all cavities in an exceedingly intrusive manner, but exert pressures in all directions, which, owing to the density of the asphalt, are more than 40 greater than would be produced by a corresponding depth of water.
The works of this school are little read, but in time its results penetrate the teaching in schools and universities, and then the pages of literary historians; it is represented in England by a fairly good organization, the Royal Historical Society (with which the Camden Society has been amalgamated), and by an excellent periodical, The English Historical Review (founded in 1884), while some sort of propaganda is attempted by the Historical Association (started in I 906).
Many streams, navigable for canoes, penetrate this region from the Ucayali and the Huallaga.
When he was made Irish secretary, Burke accompanied him to Dublin, and there learnt Oxenstiern's eternal lesson, that awaits all who penetrate behind the scenes of government, quam parva sapientia mundus regitur.
Persian species penetrate into Bokhara and the region of the upper Amu.
(2) "For,, though affable and generous, it was impossible to penetrate him: though unreserved in his manners his frankness was limited to the surface.
Numerous valleys or glens penetrate into the tableland, especially on the north and east, and between them long mountain spurs, sections of the tableland which have resisted the action of erosion, thrust themselves towards the sea.
Several dales or glens penetrate the central tableland; the eastern part of this lowland is called BorgarfjorNr, the western part Myrar.
The area of settlement was gradually extended along the coast in both directions, but did not penetrate far into the interior.
The site is admirably fitted by nature to guard the only routes by which an army can penetrate Laconia from the land side, the Oenus and Eurotas valleys leading from Arcadia, its northern neighbour, and the Langada Pass over Mt Taygetus connecting Laconia and Messenia.
From 1677 onwards he did but finish perfecting Louis XIV.s army in accordance with the suggestions left by his father, and made no fundamental changes: neither the definite abandonment of the feudal arrire-ban and of recruitingsources of disorder and insubordinationnor the creation of the militia, which allowed the nation to penetrate into all the ranks of the army, nor the adoption of the gun with the bayonet,which was to become the ultima ratio of peoples as the cannon was that of sovereigns,nor yet the uniform, intended to strengthen esfrrit de corps, were due to him.
Travellers who attempted to penetrate this country had never returned.
The highest point, beyond which strictly philosophical inquirers did not penetrate, was the active intellect, - a sort of soul of the world in Aristotelian garb - the principle which inspires and regulates the development of humanity, and in which lies the goal of perfection for the human spirit.
to sound or measure with a fathom-line, is used figuratively, meaning to go into a subject deeply, to penetrate, or to explore thoroughly.
In their liquid state oils and fats easily penetrate into the pores of dry substances; on paper they leave a translucent spot - "grease spot" - which cannot be removed by washing with water and subsequent drying.
The first would be characterized by the Caudata, which are almost confined to it (although a few species penetrate into the Indian and neotropical regions), the Discoglossidae, mostly Europaeo-Asiatic, but one genus in California, and the numerous Pelobatidae; the second by the presence of Apoda, the prevalence of firmisternal Ecaudata and the absence of Hylidae; the third by the presence of Apoda, the prevalence of arciferous Ecaudata and the scarcity of Ranidae, the fourth by the prevalence of arciferous Ecaudata and the absence of Ranidae, as well as b y the absence of either Caudata or Apoda.
He admitted the difficulties of this enterprise, but thought that a force of picked French troops, aided by Persians and Afghans, might under favourable conditions penetrate into India by way of Kandahar, or through Sind, especially if the British were distracted by maritime attacks from Mauritius.
Graham (Chemical and Physical Researches) recommended dialysis as the best mode of preparing gummic acid, and stated that the power of gum to penetrate the parchment septum is 400 times less than that of sodium chloride, and, further, that by mixing the gum with substances of the crystalloid class the diffusibility is lowered, and may be even reduced to nothing.
Gustavus's plan was to take possession of the mouths of the Oder Haff, and, resting upon Stralsund in the west and Prussia in the east, penetrate into Germany.
One of the rare female Guardians, Jenn was tall and willowy with dark hair and green eyes, a studied air of seduction, and the ability to penetrate any group he sent her after.
He felt the magic penetrate him to the core, and the ancient tattoos marking him as both an immortal and an Ancient blazed red in the darkness before subsiding.
Unable to penetrate the Earth's atmosphere, the X-rays from the flare can only be detected from space.
It is possible to enter this adit wading through the water and penetrate the old workings for a considerable distance.
deep tine aerators, which are becoming increasingly popular, are designed to penetrate this deeper layer of compaction.
armourfirst, smaller warhead nullifies reactive armor allowing the follow through charge to penetrate the main armor.
Back Pad (shown left) Designed to relieve most backaches by using powerful magnetic fields to penetrate to the depth of the pain.
They also form channels to take away water that may penetrate the mortar bedding, which is not 100 percent waterproof.
Any scratches which penetrate the clear coat can expose your car's bodywork which will lead to rust.
Ipratropium bromide does not penetrate the blood brain barrier.
How do you think they can penetrate a steel hardened bunker with a bomb unit?
Infrared imaging should be able to penetrate centimeters into tissue.
confluent petioles protrude from the seed they bend down, as they are strongly geotropic, and penetrate the ground.
Because of their compatibility with the skins natural lipids the liposomes are able to penetrate deeper into the skin.
Nevertheless, the coalition forces are still unable to penetrate the Iraqi defenses.
Large numbers of neutrophils and lymphocytes penetrate the epidermis and entered the infected surface region.
Japanese Anemone (Anemone hupehensis var. japonica) - creeping rhizomes spread through flowerbeds, they can penetrate cracks in paving and walls.
L3 larvae are invasive and may penetrate human skin, giving rise to cutaneous larval migrans.
massaged gently into the scalp and left for at least one hour to penetrate the dried scale.
The reagents used for cleaning will be likely to penetrate the porous body and residual contamination may well be found beyond the first monolayer.
High speed explosive motorboats were to blast breaches in the protective booms and nets allowing two SLCs to penetrate the harbor.
The organisms penetrate the gut mucosa via Peyer's patches and multiply within intestinal lymph nodes.
All batten nails need to penetrate a structural material by a minimum of 38mm.
Neutron High energy neutron High energy neutrons can penetrate thick lead shields.
obscurity misadventures of the world are forcing us to penetrate the obscurities of his language that barred access to many potential allies.
penetrate the main armor.
penetrate the skin.
penetrate the wreck leaving everybody happy if not battered and bruised.
penetrate through clouds and most rain, making it an all-weather sensor.
penetrate through the skin to the rest of the body, so its action is highly localized.
penetrate very far into tissue.
penetrate into the skin.
penetrate into the interior and deal directly with independent farmers.
penetrate deep into the center of large trees.
penetrate deep into the fibers of your clothes lifting dirt away without damaging the fabrics.
penetrate surveys using ground penetrating radar of the Treblinka camp looking for mass graves.
penetrate was deep in thought, but noticed the penetrating gaze of the youth.
penetrate were also penetrating deeply into England through the Cheshire gap.
As soon as the confluent petioles protrude from the seed they bend down, as they are strongly geotropic, and penetrate the ground.
Seaweed distribution, especially foliose red algae has also changed because light can no longer penetrate as far.
respirable fibers can penetrate to the " deep " lung area.
Two series of 36 LED's help to penetrate the scalp with light to stimulate and massage the scalp.
senseless to try to penetrate behind to some idea of private meaning.
It seems senseless to try to penetrate behind to some idea of private meaning.
It was a piece of mortar shrapnel, enough to just penetrate the skin and cause me some pain.
No - the Laser Pointers do not penetrate the skin.
quite sparky and difficult to penetrate, and with a curious 1950s dressing table scent of rose talcum powder.
Externally the bolts are exposed, avoiding potential weak spots where water may penetrate the timber.
We also encouraged the molten glue to penetrate by bouncing a plastic car window squeegee on the surface like a drain plunger.
To penetrate this shield, the person has first to bring to the surface his psychological stratagems by identifying with them.
strong enough to penetrate the thickest hands and tables.
The magician, standing behind the table with empty hands, causes a signed selection to penetrate the tabletop.
By the end the supreme tank destroyer was the Jagdtiger with an ability to penetrate 10%27%27 at 1000 yards.
The results will show how far planetary waves penetrate into the lower thermosphere under " direct " forcing.
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Early 1920 In the western zone, the Spanish penetrate the rugged uplands south of TetuÃ¡n.
UVB rays penetrate the top layers of the skin creating sunburn.
A couple of party members penetrate the veil only to be paralyzed by some ghouls.
Astronomers detect light at sub-millimetre wavelengths in order to penetrate clouds of cosmic dust.
weak spots where water may penetrate the timber.
Most people got the chance to explore and penetrate the wreck leaving everybody happy if not battered and bruised.
Acicular crystals, resembling rutile in appearance, ` sometimes penetrate crystals of pale-coloured amethyst, for instance, at Wolf's Island in Lake Onega in Russia: this form of the mineral has long been known as onegite, and the crystals enclosing it are cut for ornamental purposes under the name of "Cupid's darts" (fleches d'amour).
The one disadvantage of paper cables is the fact that any injury to the lead covering which allows moisture to penetrate causes telegraphic interruption to the whole of the enclosed wires, whereas if the wires are each individually coated with gutta-percha, the presence of moisture can only affect those wires whose covering is defective There is no reason for doubting, however, that, provided the lead covering remains intact, the paper insulation is imperishable; this is not the case with gutta-percha-covered wires.
In certain types living on clamp soil, the rhizoids penetrate the substratum, and in addition to fixing the plant absorb food substances (dissolved salts) from the substratum (fig.
a soft nutrient substratum penetrate it and become absorbing organs.
The Russian Captain Vassili Chitschakov in 1765 and 1766 made two persevering attempts to penetrate the ice north of Spitsbergen, and reached 80Ã‚° 30' N., while Russian parties twice wintered at Bell Sound.
Navigable waters are said to penetrate all but four of the parishes of the state, their total length approximating 3800 m.
In 1823 he set out for West Africa, intending to penetrate to Timbuktu.
Consequently Sienese art seemed almost stationary amid the general progress and development of the other Italian schools, and preserved its medieval character down to the end of the 15th century, when the influence of the Umbrian and - to a slighter degree - of the Florentine schools began to penetrate into Siena, followed a little later by that of the Lombard.
Botha arranged to penetrate Natal, De Wet to make a second attempt on the Colony, in connexion with Hertzog and Kritzinger.
In many low organisms, such as the spores of bacteria, the thick, non-conducting wall may preserve the living protoplasm from subjection to external temperatures below freezing point, or above boiling point, but all the evidence goes to show that applications of such cold or heat, if prolonged or arranged so as to penetrate to the living matter, destroy life.
Among such contributory causes is the more familiar intercourse of settled nations which we enjoy in our own day; the ideas of one nation rapidly permeate neighbouring nations, and by the means of printed books penetrate into remoter provinces and into distant lands.
In other enclosed seas which are shut off from the ocean by a very shallow sill the rule holds good that the homothermic water below the level of the sill is at the lowest temperature reached by the surface water in the coldest season of the year, provided always that the stratification of salinity is such as to permit of convection being set up. To this group belongs the Arctic Sea; the Norwegian Sea is homothermic below J50 fathoms at 29.8Ã‚° F., but this cold water does not penetrate into the Arctic Basin on account of the ridge between Spitsbergen and Greenland, and there the water below 1400 fathoms has a temperature of 30 6Ã‚° to 30.7Ã‚° F.
This system again was simplified, and as the supreme secret was taught in a single name or a single formula, by means of which the happy possessor was able to penetrate through all the spaces of heaven (cf.
castellanii, Kruse), the cause of human trypanosomosis in central Africa, which becomes sleeping-sickness when the organisms penetrate into the cerebro-spinal fluid (fig.
This includes two cloisters, the great cloister surrounded by the buildings essentially connected with the daily life of the monks, - the church to the south, the refectory or frater-house here as always on the side opposite to the church, and farthest removed from it, that no sound or smell of eating might penetrate its sacred precincts, to the east the dormitory, raised on a vaulted undercroft, and the chapter-house adjacent, and the lodgings of the cellarer to the west.
These may penetrate but slightly into the substratum, but the connexion established may be so close that it is impossible to remove the thallus from the substratum without injury (e.g.
In Physma, Arnoldia, Phylliscum and other genera the gonidia are killed sooner or later by special hyphal branches, haustoria, which pierce the membrane of the algal cell, penetrate the protoplasm and absorb the contents (fig.
Synalissa, Micarea, the haustoria pierce the membrane, but do not penetrate the protoplasm (fig.
The period when the character of Odysseus took shape among the Ionian bards was when the Ionian ships were beginning to penetrate to the farthest shores of the Black Sea and to the western side of Italy, but when Egypt had not yet been freely opened to foreign intercourse.
In epiphytic forms the rhizoids of the epiphyte often penetrate into the tissue of the host, and certain epiphytes are not known to occur excepting in connexion with a certain host; but to what extent, if any, there is a partial parasitism in these cases has not been ascertained.
52Ã‚° S., however, is a succession of navigable estuaries which penetrate inland nearly to the Argentine frontier.
The fungus, Sorosporium scabies, which is the cause of the scab, does not penetrate into the flesh of the tuber, nor detract from its edible properties.
Another objection was that even if bacteria obtained access through the stomata, they could not penetrate the cell-walls bounding the intercellular spaces, but certain anaerobic forms are known to ferment cellulose, and others possess the power of penetrating the cell-walls of living cells, as the bacteria of Leguminosae first described by Marshall Ward in 1887, and confirmed by Miss Dawson in 1898.
Sometimes the micropyle lies close to the base of the style, and then the pollentube enters it at once, but frequently it has to pass some distance into the ovary, being guided in its direction by various contrivances, as hairs, grooves, &c. In gymnosperms the pollen-grain resting on the apex of the nucellus sends out its pollen-tubes, which at once penetrate the nucellus (fig.
Respirable fibers can penetrate to the " deep " lung area.
Two series of 36 LED 's help to penetrate the scalp with light to stimulate and massage the scalp.
Quite sparky and difficult to penetrate, and with a curious 1950s dressing table scent of rose talcum powder.
Thin enough to conceal on your wrist or under a coat, yet strong enough to penetrate the thickest hands and tables.
They are so light that they do not penetrate the surface tension of the water, which supports them.
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Deep scratches (A) that penetrate through all paint and undercoat layers will need to be painted.
It usually flies the farthest because it is streamlined, but it doesn't penetrate as deeply.
Cat claws can easily penetrate a pillowcase, so you won't have much time to transfer kitty to the travel cage.
In the winter, sunlight will penetrate your home and help to heat it.
Studies have shown that it is possible for micronized titanium dioxide particles to penetrate cells and eventually lead to DNA damage following sun exposure.
It is thought that the presence of light helps the compound penetrate the teeth faster and increase the whitening level slightly.
A dry rub can be used to increase the taste but will not penetrate the meat as much as a marinade will.
Barges often ply rivers and canal systems that larger vessels cannot penetrate.
Solid chunks of these bones are harder to digest because it takes longer for the digestive juices to penetrate the bones.
A small motor moves the needles up and down to penetrate and deposit ink in the superficial (epidermis) and middle (dermis) layers of the skin.
Though of easy cultivation, but having isophylla blood in them, they are seen to the best advantage when draping rock gullies in positions where the roots can penetrate into cool soil behind.
They thrive on the margins of ponds where their roots can penetrate the moist soil, and if judiciously placed in such a position, they have a fine effect.
This plant should be exposed to the full sun, in crevices situated between two rocks, and where the roots can penetrate gritty or stony soil to the depth of 3 feet.
Warped boards, stains that penetrate the wood, or water damage can also make flooring unusable.
Water can still penetrate the screen, so the gutters can do their job and you won't be faced with the task of cleaning wet and decaying leaves from your gutters each fall.
Waterproof rain clothing is made of fabric impervious to rain; it cannot penetrate the fabric.
The fine weave of the coverings makes it impossible for dust mites to penetrate, and it has one of the smallest pore sizes of any mattress casing on the market.
The pigments do not penetrate in the hair cuticle, so the color naturally rinses out, unlike a permanent coloring that shows the color line at the roots over time.
Work the coffee into your hair and allow it to penetrate the hair shaft for about fifteen minutes.
Rain cannot penetrate a waterproof fabric, but it can penetrate the other two.
UV light is able to kill bacteria in the environment because of its ability to penetrate them and change their structure.
While the rock may not just bounce back off, leaving your lenses unharmed, in most cases it won't penetrate your lenses and hit you.
The UV rays won't necessarily penetrate the windshield and windows enough to darken the lenses as much as some drivers may like.
You can either get on the tank or go into the house immediately, but if you penetrate the house too far BEFORE you ride the tank, you will initiate the enemy tanks.
Upon the initial release of the Nintendo DSi, creators were pleased to note that all known flash carts such as the R4DS, AceKart2, FCart and NCart were unable to penetrate the DSi firmware.
This could cause the stain the further penetrate the fabric.
Wet cell phone problems occur whenever the phone gets consistently wet or moisture manages to penetrate the internal workings of the phone.
Streptococcal infection occurs when bacteria contaminate cuts or open sores or otherwise penetrate the body's natural defenses.
Wounds which penetrate the muscle beneath the skin should be cleaned and treated by a doctor.
From there, it can penetrate into the bloodstream to the central nervous system and cause meningitis or develop into a full-blown bloodstream infection (meningococcemia).
It is very difficult to penetrate past the epithelium or top layer of the cornea.
When a missile type object causes an abrasion, the object can become embedded in the cornea or penetrate the eye.
Although shampoos and topical antifungal creams may decrease scaling, the infection usually returns because these products do not penetrate the hair follicle deeply enough to eradicate the infection.
Itching also may be caused when any of the family of hookworm larvae penetrate the skin.
When fired at close range, these pellets can penetrate the skin and cheekbone and lodge in the nasal septum or the sinuses near the nose.
Liquids may be best for the scalp, since they can penetrate the hair.
Jellyfish venom is delivered by barbs called nematocysts, which are located on the creature's tentacles and penetrate the skin of people who brush up against them.
Demeclocycline and minocycline penetrate the skin better than other tetracyclines and may be preferred for treatment of acne.
Again, water should be cool, as warm water will open pores and allow urushiol to penetrate the skin more quickly.
Or they penetrate skin damaged by burns, cuts and scrapes, infection, insect bites, or wounds.
For fertilization to occur, a sperm must penetrate the tough outer membrane of the egg called the zona pellucida.
When one sperm successfully binds with the zona pellucida, a series of chemical reactions occurs to allow only that sperm to penetrate.
More serious damage can be caused by hard or sharp objects that penetrate the surface of the eye and become embedded in the cornea or conjunctivae (the mucous membranes lining the inner surface of the eyelids).
Surgical removal of the offending object is necessary, however, if it contains a toxic substance; is likely to penetrate the stomach wall; or is longer than 2.36 inches (6 cm) or wider than 0.8 inches (2 cm).
In contrast, approximately 30 to 50 percent of cat bites become infected because a cat's teeth can penetrate more deeply than a dog's and carry bacteria deeper into a wound.
Shampoos can penetrate the scalp to reach this area.
The ammonia in permanent hair color causes the hair to swell so that the color can penetrate deep into the hair shaft to lighten the natural hair color.
Once the sperm find the egg, the sperm must work frantically to penetrate it before it's too late.
Soft tissue lasers - These lasers penetrate the soft tissue and seal blood vessels and nerve endings.
However, damaging sun rays can still penetrate fabric, and this is something you want to prevent, especially where children's delicate skin is concerned.
The sun can easily penetrate fine mesh and give you a terrible burn in places that usually don't see much sun.
The oils left behind can often penetrate the next batch of herbs being ground, resulting in an impure product.
You simple subject the tip of a pin to a hot flame and then see if the flaming hot pin will penetrate the Bakelite bag.
As UVA and the harsher UVB rays penetrate the skin, the action activates melanin production within the cells, a darker pigment that colors the skin.
The combination of hydrating oils makes sure your fresh ink stays moist while healing, and allows the color to penetrate the area.
It does not sit deep enough to penetrate the mouth and is contained in the skin of the lip.
Remember when you are creating your stencil that the area you cut away will be the area the paint will penetrate.
Therefore a loud and long alarm sound will be required to penetrate their sleep and wake them up.
Tan-through pieces are items in which up to 80 percent of the suns rays penetrate the material helping to prevent tan lines.
The animal collagen molecules are too large to penetrate human skin.
This allows olive oil-based products to penetrate deep within the skin.
Dr. Leffell: Ultraviolet A waves from the sun penetrate beneath the epidermis into the dermis.
Exfoliate: Your skin is likely to get a little flaky when the winter air sets in, and it's important to get rid of those flakes not just to look better, but to allow moisturizers to penetrate the skin below.
The result was SolarNail® Liquid, a blend of oils and vitamin E formulated to penetrate and protect the nails and surrounding skin.
Retinol: Millions of people rely on this wonder ingredient (vitamin A in its purest form) for its ability to penetrate through the skin's layers, stimulate collagen and elastin, exfoliate and feed antioxidants to the skin.
Once the sun's rays penetrate through the outermost protective skin layer into the inner skin layer known as the dermis, newly formed skin cells are easily damaged by the intensity of the exposure.
Since red hair color molecules are larger than most, they are harder to penetrate into the hair shaft, making lasting color application more difficult.
Since the melanin in the freckle is quickly zapped by the laser's rays, there is no need to penetrate through any layers of the skin which could cause irritation, discomfort or scarring.
By covering the moisturized hands with the silicone-lined gloves, you increase occlusion, which helps the cream penetrate better.
The musket was designed to fire cone-shaped bullets with a spin to further penetrate the opposing infantry.
Scientists say that the gluten molecule can't penetrate the skin to get to the digestive system.
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