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  • There really was a pile of bones in her tub.

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  • There really was a pile of bones in her tub.

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  • He dug deeper into the pile of cement blocks and ashes before him.

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  • He dug deeper into the pile of cement blocks and ashes before him.

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  • On the top of a pile of clothes lay a flower and note.

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  • Lifting it, he stepped up on the pile of hay and tossed the bale on top, straightening it before stepping down.

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  • Lifting it, he stepped up on the pile of hay and tossed the bale on top, straightening it before stepping down.

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  • Why don't you get rid of that pile of junk?

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  • Her pile of blankets was folded next to him.

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  • The world dumped her on top of a pile of sand near the boardwalk with the angry black sea roaring behind her.

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  • Gabriel stripped out of his pants and pulled on the new ones before striding back to the pile of the rest of his things.

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  • Deidre wiped away more tears and went to her messy desk, where a red-covered notebook sat on a pile of paper.

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  • He bought some battery powered lights to hang on the wagon and Gerald helped him pile hay on the wagon.

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  • Then the pile was fired.

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  • Martha returned with a pile of diapers in hand.

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  • How can I drag out a pile of maybes and cause her to spend the rest of her days wondering if hubby will jump out from behind some bush?

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  • Kevin crossed his office to the small safe and drew out a small pile of cash.

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  • I can make a pile of money working his accounts.

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  • Before Dean finished hanging up his coat, pouring a cup of over-brewed coffee and settling in his chair, Rita Angeltoni dropped a pile of telephone messages on his desk.

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  • It was the concepts derived from the experimental methods of Harvey, Lavoisier, Liebig, Claude Bernard, Helmholtz, Darwin, Pasteur, Lister and others which, directly or indirectly, trained the eyes of clinicians to observe more closely and accurately; and not of clinicians only, but also of pathologists, such as Matthew Baillie, Cruveilhier, Rokitansky, Bright, Virchowto name but a few of those who, with (as must be admitted) new facilities for necropsies, began to pile upon us discoveries in morbid anatomy and histology.

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  • The famous Falls of Lodore, at the upper end of the lake, consist of a series of cascades in the small Watendlath Beck, which rushes over an enormous pile of protruding crags from a height of nearly 200 ft.

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  • The famous Falls of Lodore, at the upper end of the lake, consist of a series of cascades in the small Watendlath Beck, which rushes over an enormous pile of protruding crags from a height of nearly 200 ft.

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  • She hadn't planned on jumping off her building, but the events of this night made the idea more appealing than having her head severed from her body or ending up a pile of bones in a bathtub.

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  • A mile and a half from the town, on the Lochy, stands the grand old ruin of Inverlochy Castle, a massive quadrangular pile with a round tower at each corner, a favourite subject with landscape painters.

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  • Not a bad haul for what David called a pile of junk!

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  • He heard Hannah crying and smelled the unmistakable scent of human blood before he took a step onto the block.  He strode down the block and paused in front of Hannah's cell.  She was curled up on the bed, sobbing.  When he looked at the cell across from her, he saw why.  Jared stood in the cell, covered in blood.  The cell looked as if a human had exploded, and Rhyn saw a pile of bones Jared had gnawed clean then stacked neatly.

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  • Antigone placing the body of Polyneices on the funeral pile occurs on a sarcophagus in the villa Pamfili in Rome, and is mentioned in the description of an ancient painting by Philostratus (Imag.

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  • Antigone placing the body of Polyneices on the funeral pile occurs on a sarcophagus in the villa Pamfili in Rome, and is mentioned in the description of an ancient painting by Philostratus (Imag.

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  • On the table was a pile of gold and paper money, and he was keeping the bank.

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  • After breakfast they went outside and stood staring at the pile pumpkins.

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  • She dished up some vegetables and glanced at Katie, who was attempting to pile more food on Alex's plate.

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  • By such a pile we may hope to scale heaven at last.

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  • What was left of Darian went up in the second funeral pile in his honor.

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  • The pile of mail she left on her desk was still there, the living room neat and quiet.

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  • A pile of burned matches on the stove pad suggested a problem.

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  • Finally Carmen grabbed the shovel and jabbed it into the pile of dirt.

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  • She wore it because she was too upset to wash out the pile of jeans when she got home last night.

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  • On this surface of pile heads was laid a platform of two layers of squared oak beams; and on this again the foundations proper were built.

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  • Dean's offer to help was dismissed as he looked up and down the street hoping no neighbors were witnessing the growing pile of ample sized clothes.

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  • Brutus followed her to the pile of hide and bones.

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  • He stopped at a pile where they had picked them out of the trail.

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  • By the aid of one front leg it places consecutive heaps of loosened particles upon its head, then with a smart jerk throws each little pile clear of the scene of operations.

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  • A flat sheet of lead or some other suitable weight should be laid upon the top of the pile of specimens, so as to keep up a continuous pressure.

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  • Another sheet of blottingpaper is then laid over it; and, a number of similar specimens being formed into a pile, the whole is submitted to pressure, the paper being changed every hour or two at first.

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  • The surface of the llanos is almost a dead level, the general elevation 1 The name means " little Venice," and is a modification of the name of Venecia (Venice), originally bestowed by Alonzo de Ojeda in 1499 on an Indian village, composed of pile dwellings on the shores of the Gulf of Maracaibo, which was called by him the Gulf of Venecia.

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  • The discovery by General Pitt Rivers in 1867 of the remains of pile dwellings both on the north and on the south of the Thames gives ground for an argument of some force in favour of the date of the foundation of London having been before the Roman occupation of Britain.

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  • The pile is from time to time taken down and rebuilt, the tobacco from the top going to the bottom and that exposed at the edges being turned in to the centre.

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  • four series of "Researches on Heat," in the course of which he described the polarization of heat by tourmaline, by transmission through a bundle of thin mica plates inclined to the transmitted ray, and by reflection from the multiplied surfaces of a pile of mica plates placed at the polarizing angle, and also its circular polarization by two internal reflections in rhombs of rock-salt.

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  • It is an irregular pile of buildings, in fine and simple early Renaissance style; a small part of the original façade of 1028 in black and white marble is preserved.

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  • The Bethmann vault attracts attention by three bas-reliefs from the chisel of Thorwaldsen; and the Reichenbach mausoleum is a vast pile designed by Hessemer at the command of William II.

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  • Brutus followed her to the pile of hide and bones.

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  • By the aid of one front leg it places consecutive heaps of loosened particles upon its head, then with a smart jerk throws each little pile clear of the scene of operations.

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  • He went to the sink and began attacking the pile of dirty dishes as he pondered how they would tell the young girl her world was about to flip upside down.

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  • Brandon Westlake, lustfully examining a pile of rusty tins, was pulled away by Paulette Dawkins for consultation.

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  • He stripped off his shirt and flung it then tossed all his weapons in a pile at his feet before seating himself once more.

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  • Terrified she'd find him in the tub, nothing more than a pile of bones, she pushed herself away from the wall and focused hard on calling a portal.

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  • Gabriel stripped off his shirt and weapons then his heavy boots, dropping everything into a pile while two of his assassins watched.

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  • Jetr was stacking a new problem on a pile of other problems he couldn't deal with.

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  • She kicked a pile of leaves from the branches where the floodwaters had deposited it a few weeks ago.

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  • Alex paused at the hay pile and sat down, cross-legged, while he examined a chart.

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  • He wasn't in Scranton very often and the papers would pile up.

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  • Together they tossed the bale to the top of the pile and he climbed up to position it.

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  • Beside the tank was a pile of split wood about three feet high and six feet long.

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  • Traci handed her a small pile of her clothing.

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  • Once off the walkway, Dean ran down the path until he spotted a pile of equipment and what had been described as fixed belay.

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  • "You can't miss his campsite," Gibbons answered, "It's the only one without a tent set up on it—just a pile of gear on the ground.

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  • It's none of my business, but they can't all be heaped into a pile, you know.

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  • St Michael's (1746), a stately pile, was the church which Robert Burns attended, and in its churchyard he was buried, his remains being transferred in 1815 to the magnificent mausoleum erected in the south-east corner, where also lie his wife, Jean Armour, and several members of his family.

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  • This noble pile, with a large and handsome dome, a secondary cupola over the altar, and a striking portal and flight of steps, occupies one of the most conspicuous sites in Venice on the point of land that separates the mouth of the Guidecca from the Grand Canal.

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  • It was pleasant to see my whole household effects out on the grass, making a little pile like a gypsy's pack, and my three-legged table, from which I did not remove the books and pen and ink, standing amid the pines and hickories.

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  • After all our discoveries and inventions no man will go by a pile of wood.

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  • Sometimes, notwithstanding the snow, when I returned from my walk at evening I crossed the deep tracks of a woodchopper leading from my door, and found his pile of whittlings on the hearth, and my house filled with the odor of his pipe.

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  • Megan helped and stacked socks and underwear in her pile and then brought her a light wool jacket, leather gloves, hat, and scarf.

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  • It didn't have the kind of bandages she suspected he'd need for his shoulder, so she turned several towels into thick bandages and added them to the pile.

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  • If she closed her eyes, she'd see the home video of Darian's funeral pile.

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  • He said nothing of his visit to Martha's room and busied himself on the stoop taping a "Dean for Sheriff" poster to a wooden stake before adding it to a growing pile.

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  • Fred offered to go up to Duckett's Market for boxes and give up closet space to temporarily store the large pile.

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  • After flipping through a Ladies' Home Journal and read­ing the jokes in a Reader's Digest, he dug deeper into the pile.

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  • He watched her lift a bale of hay and step up on the pile.

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  • She surrendered the bale to him and watched him toss it on top of the pile.

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  • The covers are carefully cut to the proper size and shape with a sharp knife, and, after being damped and smoothed out are placed together in a pile.

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  • A Venetian merchant is known to have bid 22,000 gold florins for the doomed vanities, but the scandalized authorities not only rejected his offer but added his portrait to the pile.

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  • On a small hill to the north of the town stands the fort, a conspicuous pile of red sandstone, said to have been built by Mahommed ben Tughlak of Delhi in the 1 4 th century.

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  • 305), they made war upon the Olympian gods and endeavoured to pile Pelion upon Ossa in order to storm heaven itself; had they reached the age of manhood, their attempt would have been successful, but Apollo destroyed them before their beards began to grow.

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  • To the north-west, beyond the Tal-i-Bangi, the magnificent outlines of the Mosalla filled a wide space with the glorious curves of dome and gateway and the stately grace of tapering minars, but the impressive beauty of this, by far the finest architectural structure in all Afghanistan, could not be permitted to weigh against the fact that the position occupied by this pile of solid buildings was fatal to the interests of effective defence.

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  • They are covered with short hairs which form a velvet-like pile, so dense that water cannot penetrate.

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  • Within four years there rose upon its site a pile of stately buildings under the title of St Benedict's Abbey and school, a monastic and collegiate institution intended for the higher education of the sons of the Roman Catholic nobility and gentry.

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  • Its head and neck are covered with short thick-set feathers, resembling velvet pile, of a bright straw colour above, and a brilliant emerald green beneath.

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  • On these substructures were the huts composing the settlement; for the peculiarity of these lake dwellings is that they were pile villages, or clusters of huts occupying a common platform.

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  • The Terpen of Holland appear as mounds somewhat similar to those of the terremare, and were also pile structures, on low or marshy lands subject to inundations from the sea.

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  • The mooring chains, weighing 22 lb per ft., are taken from the upstream end of each pontoon to a downstream screw pile mooring and from the downstream end to an upstream screw pile.

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  • At their end is fixed a blade of cast iron from two to eight times the diameter of the shaft of the pile; the pitch of the screw varies from one-half to one-fourth of the external diameter of the blade.

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  • These piles have a flat flange at the bottom, and water is pumped in at the top of the pile, which is weighted to prevent it from rising.

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  • The appropriate symbol was at first indifferently a pile of bricks or two male children, always Cancer.

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  • The most noteworthy modern institutions in Islington are the Agricultural Hall, Liverpool Road, erected in 1862, and used for cattle and horse shows and other exhibitions; Pentonville Prison, Caledonian Road (1842), a vast pile of buildings radiating from a centre, and Holloway Prison.

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  • The palace of the bishops of Durham, which stands at the northeast end of the town, is a spacious and splendid, though irregular pile.

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  • New Kulja, Manchu Kulja, or Ili, which lies lower down the valley on the same side of the stream, has been a pile of ruins since the terrible massacre of all its inhabitants by the insurgent Dungans in 1868.

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  • The finest of the captives was thrown down and fire kindled on his breast by the wooden drill of the priest; then the victim's heart was torn out, and his body flung on the pile kindled with the new flame.

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  • The schools form a fine modern pile (1856), and other buildings are the provost's house (1760), printing house (1760), museum (1857) and the medical school buildings, in three blocks, one of the best schools in the kingdom.

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  • A tablet, let into the wall, contains an epitaph by Lord Cockburn, recording Shanks's services to the venerable pile, which has since been entrusted to the custody of the commissioners of woods and forests.

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  • The Old Man presents a characteristic section, for it exhibits a thick pile of massive, current-bedded red sandstones, resting, near the foot of the pinnacle, upon a thin bed of amygdaloidal porphyrite, which in its turn lies unconformably upon steeply inclined flagstones.

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  • The first experiment which he has recorded was the construction of a voltaic pile with seven halfpence, seven disks of sheet zinc, and six pieces of paper moistened with salt water.

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  • With this pile he decomposed sulphate of magnesia (first letter to Abbott, July 12, 1812).

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  • - Steel and Concrete Pile (Williams System).

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  • The fact that a comparatively brittle material like concrete can be subjected not only to heavy loads but also to the jar and vibration from the blows of a heavy pile ram makes it appear as if its nature and properties had been changed by the steel reinforcement.

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  • Whatever system is used, care must be taken not to batter the head of the pile to pieces with the heavy ram.

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  • To prevent this an iron "helmet" containing a lining of - - sawdust is fitted over the head of the pile.

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  • In this animal the long hairs (which form the pile) become white at their extremities, and in some of them this whiteness extends through their whole length.

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  • At the same time, new hairs begin to develop and to grow rapidly, and soon outstrip the hairs of the autumn pile.

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  • in 1893 sqq., and it is now a most imposing pile.

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  • When it is remembered that the woodwork is infested by the pile worm (Teredo navalis), the ravages of which were discovered in 1731, the labour and expense incurred in the construction and maintenance of the sea dikes now existing may be imagined.

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  • The farther descent of the bucket being thus arrested, the special cable T is now slackened, so that the conical bottom of the bucket drops down, pressing down by its weight the the string of moulds, each thus containing a pig, moves slowly forward, the pigs solidify and cool, the more quickly because in transit they are sprayed with water or even submerged in L Winter Stock Pile .?t' S ..

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  • N, N, N, Ladles carrying the molten C, Receiving bin for winter stock pile.

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  • LL, Travelling crane commanding stock pile.

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  • M, Ore bucket receiving ore for stock pile.

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  • M', Bucket removing ore from stock pile.

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  • or smaller, drawn down from a bloom, ingot, or pile for further manufacture.

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  • Two stately convents of the 14th century stand at the ends of the city; for the Franciscans were set to guard the western gate, or Porta Pile, against the hostile Sla y s, while the Dominicans kept the eastern gate, or Porta Ploce.

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  • The Czechs blocked business by a pile of " urgency motions " and occasionally indulged in noisy obstruction.

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  • The great temple e~ Lu.xor was built to record the divine origin of the king as son of Ammon; and on the western side of Thebes the funerary temple of Amenophis was an immense pile, of which the two colossi of the Theban plain still stand before the front of the site, where yet lies a vast tablet of sandstone 30 ft.

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  • The body was brought to the pile in an embroidered robe and jars of unguents and honey were placed beside it.

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  • Sheep and oxen were slaughtered at the pile.

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  • There is first the preparation of the pile, which is hung round with helmets, shields and coats of mail.

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  • Then the corpse is brought and laid in the midst; the pile is kindled and the roaring flame rises, mingled with weeping, till all is consumed.

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  • Others are attached throughout their extent, but also grow vertical filaments so as to form a velvety pile.

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  • long, and on one side of it the ridges of basalt stand out like the ribs of a ship. Near this cave is the rock of Buachaille (" The Herdsman," from a supposed likeness to a shepherd's cap), a pile of columns, fully seen only at low water.

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  • The old town-hall in the market square is a huge pile, dating originally from the 13th century, but with numerous additions.

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  • In other cases, Leyden jars or condensers take the form of sheets of mica or micanite or ebonite partly coated with tin foil or silver leaf on both sides; or a pile of sheets of alternate tin foil and mica may be built up, the tin foil sheets having lugs projecting out first on one side and then on the other.

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  • Amid great lamentation, the hero's body is laid on the funeral pile and consumed.

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  • The first extends from the date of publication of Gilbert's great treatise in 1600 to the invention by Volta of the voltaic pile and the first production of the electric current in 1799.

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  • Volta's description of his pile was communicated in a letter to Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society of London, on the 10th of March 1800, and was printed in the Phil.

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  • It was then found that when the end plates of Volta's pile were connected to an electroscope the leaves diverged either with positive or negative electricity.

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  • Volta also gave his pile another form, the couronne des tasses (crown of cups), in which connected strips of copper and zinc were used to bridge between cups of water or dilute acid.

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  • The origin of the electromotive force in the pile has been much discussed, and Volta's discoveries gave rise to one of the historic controversies of science.

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  • Volta maintained that the mere contact of metals was sufficient to produce the electrical difference of the end plates of the pile.

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  • The discovery that chemical action was involved in the process led to the advancement of the chemical theory of the pile and this was strengthened by the growing insight into the principle of the conservation of energy.

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  • Thomson), by the use of his then newly-invented electrometer, was able to confirm Volta's observations on contact electricity by irrefutable evidence, but the contact theory of the voltaic pile was then placed on a basis consistent with the principle of the conservation of energy.

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  • de la Rive and Faraday were ardent supporters of the chemical theory of the pile, and even at the present time opinions of physicists can hardly be said to be in entire accordance as to the source of the electromotive force in a voltaic couple or pile.2 Improvements in the form of the voltaic pile were almost immediately made by W.

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  • William Nicholson (1753-1815) and Sir Anthony Carlisle (1768-1840) in 1800 constructed a pile of silver and zinc plates, and placing the terminal wires in water noticed the evolution from these wires of bubbles of gas, which they proved to be oxygen and hydrogen.

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  • - Noticing an analogy between the polarity of the voltaic pile and that of the magnet, philosophers had long been anxious to discover a relation between the two, but twenty years elapsed after the invention of the pile before Hans Christian Oersted (1777-1851), professor of natural philosophy in the university of Copenhagen, made in 1819 the discovery which has immortalized his name.

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  • In it Oersted describes the action he considers is taking place around 2 Faraday discussed the chemical theory of the pile and arguments in support of it in the 8th and 16th series of his Experimental Researches on Electricity.

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  • Oersted's important discovery was the fact that when a wire joining the end plates of a voltaic pile is held near a pivoted magnet or compass needle, the latter is deflected and places itself more or less transversely to the wire, the direction depending upon whether the wire is above or below the needle, and on the manner in which the copper or zinc ends of the pile are connected to it.

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  • Sturgeon in 1824 wound a copper wire round a bar of iron bent in the shape of a horseshoe, and passing a voltaic current through the wire showed that the iron became powerfully magnetized as long as the connexion with the pile was maintained (Trans.

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  • The 8th series is occupied with a discussion of the theory of the voltaic pile, in which Faraday accumulates evidence to prove that the source of the energy of the pile must be chemical.

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  • The pile of sheets ?

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  • The web arrangement consists of a series the high over-feedboard, and the taking-off apparatus is automatic but on a different plan from that of the ordinary Wharfedale, the sheets being carried over tapes with the freshly-printed side uppermost, thus preventing smearing; they are then carried on to the heap or pile by the frame or long arms placed at the end of the machine.

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  • Symmetrical Electrometers include the dry pile electrometer and Kelvin's quadrant electrometer.

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  • In the dry pile electrometer a single gold-leaf is hung up between two plates which are connected to the opposite terminals of a dry pile so that a certain constant difference of potential exists between these plates.

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  • Fechner introduced the important improvement of using only one pile, which he removed from the immediate neighbourhood of the suspended leaf.

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  • Hankel still further improved the dry pile electrometer by giving a slow motion movement to the two plates, and substituted a galvanic battery with a large number of cells for the dry pile, and also employed a divided scale to measure the movements of the gold-leaf (Pogg.

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  • The needle is charged to a potential of 50 to 200 volts by means of a dry pile or voltaic battery, or from a lighting circuit.

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  • Carpets may be divided into three categories: (I) Kali, with a pile, and cut like plush; (2) gilim, smooth; (3) nimads, felts.

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  • 1610; 1019 A.H.), who wrote the charming romance of a Hindu princess who burned herself in Akbars reign with her deceased husband on the funeral pile, called Suz u Gudaz, or Burning and Melting, &c. Among the immediate predecessors of Uafi~ in the 8th century of the Hegira, in which also Ibn Yamin, the great l~ita-writer,i flourished, the highest fame was gained by the two poets of Delhi, Amir IJasan and AmIr Khosrau.

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  • The pile of buildings known as the corn warehouses are traversed by a canal which gives access to its several departments, and are provided with mechanical grain-elevators.

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  • This huge pile used to be taken for the Artemision by early visitors to Ephesus.

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  • A school-fellow who followed him to the university has described in glowing terms evenings in his rooms, "when Aeschylus, and Plato, and Thucydides were pushed aside, with a pile of lexicons and the like, to discuss the pamphlets of the day.

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  • The most noteworthy of these is the pile known as Lynch's Castle.

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  • Government House, which is situated near the Maidan and Eden Gardens, is the residence of the viceroy; it was built by Lord Wellesley in 1799, and is a fine pile situated in grounds covering six acres, and modelled upon Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire, one of the Adam buildings.

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  • The uppermost saucers of the pile become detached successively and swim off.

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  • D, First constriction of the Aurelia scyphistoma to form the pile of ephyrae or young medusae.

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  • In some tribes a rude form of printing designs on cloth is practised, and on the Sankuru and Lukenye a special kind of cloth, with a heavy pile resembling velvet, is made by Bakuba and other tribes.

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  • Without, viewed from the open Parliament Square to the north, the beautiful proportions of the building are readily realized, but it is somewhat dwarfed by the absence of a central tower and by the vast adjacent pile of the Houses of Parliament.

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  • It must also be remembered that in such a vast sheet of water as is the nyanza the wind exercises an influence on the level, tending to pile up the water at different parts of the lake.

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  • Other products are maize, cotton, silk and indigo, and the manufactures include carpets without pile, coarse woollens, cottons and silk nettings.

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  • His body was dragged from the bier, while being conveyed to the funeral pile, and treated with the greatest indignity.

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  • Three monuments remain to mark the line of the Spina, around which the chariots whirled; an Egyptian obelisk of Thothmes III., on a pedestal covered with bas-reliefs representing Theodosius I., the empress Galla, and his sons Arcadius and Honorius, presiding at scenes in the Hippodrome; the triple serpent column, which stood originally at Delphi, to commemorate the victory of Plataea 479 B.C.; a lofty pile of masonry, built in the form of an obelisk, and once covered with plates of gilded bronze.

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  • It is noted for its heavy pile carpets, khali, known as "Turkey carpets."

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  • The more deep-seated type of these rocks is seen in the olivine-gabbro mass of Carlingford Mountain; but most of the igneous region became covered with sheets of basaltic lava, which filled up the hollows of the downs, baked the gravels into a layer of red flints, and built up, pile upon pile, the great plateaus of the north.

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  • - the citadel has been removed and its site is occupied by the majestic pile of the new Rathaus in Renaissance style, with the tower as its central feature.

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  • Immediately to the east of the school of arts rises the grand pile of the supreme tribunal of the German empire, the Reichsgericht, which compares with the Reichstag building in Berlin.

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  • It follows then that if a stream of light be incident at the polarizing angle on a pile of parallel transparent plates of the same nature, each surface in turn will be met by the light at the polarizing angle and will give rise to a reflected portion polarized in the plane of incidence.

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  • Fhe polarization of the light transmitted by the pile is never complete, but tends to become more nearly so as the number of the plates is increased and at the same time the angle of incidence for which the polarization is a maximum approaches indefinitely the polarizing angle (Sir.

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  • The effect is most easily shown by connecting a voltaic cell to a thermopile for a short interval, then quickly (by means of a suitable key, such as a Pohl commutator with the cross connectors removed) disconnecting the pile from the cell and connecting it to a galvanometer, which will indicate a current in the reverse direction through the pile, and approximately proportional to the original current in intensity, provided that the other conditions of the experiment are constant.

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  • The Gygaean lake (where remains of pile dwellings have been found) still abounds with carp.

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  • A pile of rocks surrounded by trees is shown as the grave of Hamlet, and Ophelia's brook is also pointed out, but both are, of course, inventions.

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  • The sum of £50o,000 was voted for the purchase of the manor and the erection of the building, a huge pile built by Sir John Vanbrugh, in a heavy Italo-Corinthian style.

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  • The district produces grain, opium, cotton, wool, limes (their juice, made into green extract, is exported in little earthenware jars), and manufactures gilims (woollen carpets without pile).

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  • The city is dominated by the great golden pile of the Shwe Dagon pagoda, the centre of Burmese religious life.

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  • Hence Pigorini regards the terramara people as an Aryan lake-dwelling people who invaded the north of Italy in two waves from Central Europe (the Danube valley) in the end of the stone age and the beginning of the bronze age, bringing with them the building tradition which led them to erect pile dwellings on dry land.

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  • A small cluster of flames was struggling to stay alive in a pile of logs.

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  • Bordeaux picked up the plates and started scrapping the bones into a pile.

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  • Numbly, she rolled over to a pile of grain sacks they had put up as a barricade.

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  • On the top of a pile of clothes lay a flower and note.

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  • He gave me a pile of special account data that he said would grease the skids on any requisitions I submitted, no questions asked.

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  • Martha returned with a pile of diapers in hand.

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  • You got yourself in a real pile of shit, didn't you?

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  • The world dumped her on top of a pile of sand near the boardwalk with the angry black sea roaring behind her.

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  • It didn't have the kind of bandages she suspected he'd need for his shoulder, so she turned several towels into thick bandages and added them to the pile.

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  • If she closed her eyes, she'd see the home video of Darian's funeral pile.

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  • What was left of Darian went up in the second funeral pile in his honor.

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  • Traci handed her a small pile of her clothing.

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  • The pile of mail she left on her desk was still there, the living room neat and quiet.

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  • He went to the sink and began attacking the pile of dirty dishes as he pondered how they would tell the young girl her world was about to flip upside down.

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  • He said nothing of his visit to Martha's room and busied himself on the stoop taping a "Dean for Sheriff" poster to a wooden stake before adding it to a growing pile.

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  • Brandon Westlake, lustfully examining a pile of rusty tins, was pulled away by Paulette Dawkins for consultation.

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  • He stripped off his shirt and flung it then tossed all his weapons in a pile at his feet before seating himself once more.

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  • Deidre wiped away more tears and went to her messy desk, where a red-covered notebook sat on a pile of paper.

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  • She hadn't planned on jumping off her building, but the events of this night made the idea more appealing than having her head severed from her body or ending up a pile of bones in a bathtub.

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  • Terrified she'd find him in the tub, nothing more than a pile of bones, she pushed herself away from the wall and focused hard on calling a portal.

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  • Gabriel stripped off his shirt and weapons then his heavy boots, dropping everything into a pile while two of his assassins watched.

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  • Gabriel stripped out of his pants and pulled on the new ones before striding back to the pile of the rest of his things.

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  • Megan helped and stacked socks and underwear in her pile and then brought her a light wool jacket, leather gloves, hat, and scarf.

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  • Kevin crossed his office to the small safe and drew out a small pile of cash.

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  • Jetr was stacking a new problem on a pile of other problems he couldn't deal with.

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  • Dean's offer to help was dismissed as he looked up and down the street hoping no neighbors were witnessing the growing pile of ample sized clothes.

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  • Not a bad haul for what David called a pile of junk!

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  • Fred offered to go up to Duckett's Market for boxes and give up closet space to temporarily store the large pile.

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  • Once off the walkway, Dean ran down the path until he spotted a pile of equipment and what had been described as fixed belay.

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  • After breakfast they went outside and stood staring at the pile pumpkins.

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  • She dished up some vegetables and glanced at Katie, who was attempting to pile more food on Alex's plate.

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  • A pile of burned matches on the stove pad suggested a problem.

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  • She kicked a pile of leaves from the branches where the floodwaters had deposited it a few weeks ago.

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  • Alex paused at the hay pile and sat down, cross-legged, while he examined a chart.

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  • Why don't you get rid of that pile of junk?

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  • He heard Hannah crying and smelled the unmistakable scent of human blood before he took a step onto the block.  He strode down the block and paused in front of Hannah's cell.  She was curled up on the bed, sobbing.  When he looked at the cell across from her, he saw why.  Jared stood in the cell, covered in blood.  The cell looked as if a human had exploded, and Rhyn saw a pile of bones Jared had gnawed clean then stacked neatly.

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  • How can I drag out a pile of maybes and cause her to spend the rest of her days wondering if hubby will jump out from behind some bush?

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  • He wasn't in Scranton very often and the papers would pile up.

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  • Before Dean finished hanging up his coat, pouring a cup of over-brewed coffee and settling in his chair, Rita Angeltoni dropped a pile of telephone messages on his desk.

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  • I can make a pile of money working his accounts.

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  • After flipping through a Ladies' Home Journal and read­ing the jokes in a Reader's Digest, he dug deeper into the pile.

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  • "You can't miss his campsite," Gibbons answered, "It's the only one without a tent set up on it—just a pile of gear on the ground.

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  • Her pile of blankets was folded next to him.

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  • He watched her lift a bale of hay and step up on the pile.

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  • She surrendered the bale to him and watched him toss it on top of the pile.

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  • Together they tossed the bale to the top of the pile and he climbed up to position it.

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  • Finally Carmen grabbed the shovel and jabbed it into the pile of dirt.

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  • He bought some battery powered lights to hang on the wagon and Gerald helped him pile hay on the wagon.

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  • He stopped at a pile where they had picked them out of the trail.

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  • Beside the tank was a pile of split wood about three feet high and six feet long.

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  • It's none of my business, but they can't all be heaped into a pile, you know.

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  • She wore it because she was too upset to wash out the pile of jeans when she got home last night.

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  • The source was cited in the bibliographies and I am anxious to add this information to my pile of reading.

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  • amassed a big pile of snowballs.

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  • annexethree-storey Victorian pile comes with a self-contained annex.

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  • Shredded bark, left in a pile will eventually break down and become great compost.

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  • beware what might seem a pile of black wool on the kitchen table!

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  • bottom of the monthly bill pile.

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  • boulder pile must be climbed to where a huge block is jammed across the passage.

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  • The charcoal burner lived on site to make sure the pile didn't go down.

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  • It's the 1970s - Twiglets, flares and shag pile carpet.

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  • To lean back against cushions covered in knitted cashmere or smooth velvet pile is to indulge in luxury.

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  • Then suddenly the dwarf was jumping up and down stamping on large orange centipedes that were swarming from the pile.

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  • charcoal burner lived on site to make sure the pile didn't go down.

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  • chillierve, spoon a small amount of the chili sauce on the plate, followed by a small pile of stir fry.

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  • These were poured into a number of temporary steel sheet pile cofferdams that were pumped out and the caissons placed in the dry.

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  • compost pile 's performance is less than optimal.

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  • Blood poured out on the floor and his body crumpled into a pile.

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  • Fans were coming up in the break to rapidly deplete the pile.

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  • rubber doormats are more suitable than coir, while shallow dense pile carpets are easier for wheelchair users to negotiate than deep-pile carpets.

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  • dung pile.

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  • The steel frame is fixed to the piles using circular concrete pile caps.

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  • She hides my pile ointment behind the mirror on the window sill, and she sprays air freshener and perfume about the place.

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  • Choose only low-fat options and pile your plate up with lots of the salad garnish to pick at.

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  • He quickly threw open his cloak to peer in dismay at the pile of popcorn pooled in his pelvic girdle.

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  • Beside the west end of the nave, a pile of broken 19th century gravestones gave me pause for thought.

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  • I went over to him and looking down, saw a small pile of german hand grenades also two or three German luger pistols.

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  • hacksaw blade over the carpet pile.

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  • Pile on top of 2 crispbreads, then arrange three slices of wafer-thin ham on top of each.

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  • I went over to him and looking down, saw a small pile of german hand grenades also two or three German luger pistols.

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  • incriminate a barrister knocking over a pile of incriminating photographs in front of the jury.

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  • Such informal order generates mutual interdependence: I mean my filing system is a pile on my desk.. .

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  • ironing pile, too many shirts!

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  • kindhearted capitalist consumed twice as much as any one of them and his pile of wealth continually increased.

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  • Remember, a pile containing less than 16 cubes represents an underweight loaf.

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  • Choose the wrong agent and your problems can pile up faster than junk mail in a vacant apartment's letterbox.

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  • little toe on a pile of stuff and splintered it all the way down to the root.

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  • Before planting, skim off grass turfs with a spade and pile upside down in a corner to rot down to form loam.

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  • Moreover, because the pile is fairly loose, particles of dirt can easily be rinsed out.

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  • manure pile.

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  • Simply spread a little marmite over 2 crispbreads, then pile 75g (2¾ oz) low fat cottage cheese on top.

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  • And he shall plow, carry manure, weed the grain, mow the meadow, scatter and pile.

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  • Pile the meringue on top of the custard and return to the oven for a further 15 mins or until the meringue on top of the custard and return to the oven for a further 15 mins or until the meringue is set.

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  • initially microscopic organisms feed on the more succulent ingredients in the pile.

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  • In England on one occasion in a little town where there were iron and ore mines, they would pile up the slag.

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  • Sea Rush near the pile of glacial moraine which guarded the second area of marsh behind.

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  • A pile of Spanish moss lies like a coat of curly hair tossed onto the path.

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  • At higher temperatures (300 °C) pile up around the indent is observed with deformation occurring predominantly by dislocation motion.

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  • moulderhake with restless foot the guilty pile, Till sink the moldering towers beneath the burdened ground.

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  • This is more akin to a moral norm or a code of conduct among a group of pile owners.

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  • Initially microscopic organisms feed on the more succulent ingredients in the pile.

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  • Brian Wilson is the " genius " behind this vastly overrated pile of goo.

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  • Upon the desk was a pile of dusty parchments.

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  • More particularly, it has not been used with a cylindrical penetrometer (as a pile or CPT would be ).

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  • They also help deter pests from food scraps, and neighbors often appreciate not having to look at an ugly, uncovered pile.

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  • All this is a great tottering pile balanced on a ball, a ball that is about to start rolling downhill.

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  • There, resting at the bottom of the case, was a neat pile of CDs.

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  • He has just a week to deliver a huge pile of food to Vincent the bear's cave otherwise Vincent will eat RJ alive.

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  • pile carpets and ceilings swathed in 300 meters of fabric.

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  • pile rugs.

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  • For example, John Jarrold bought only two unsolicited novels from the slush pile in the last 7 years.

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  • It's the 1970s - Twiglets, flares and shag pile carpet.

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  • The rift drops over jammed boulders to a mud floored boulder pile sloping downstream to a roaring streamway all of 2 meters long.

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  • Otherwise, we will be thrown out to a worse place than the manure pile.

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  • pile of rubbish!

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  • pile of poo " .

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  • pile of crap is a scaffolder by trade.

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  • Gathering small piles of junk together gives one large piles of junk together gives one large pile of junk.

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  • Or digging out scientists to explain that global warming is a pile of alarmist dog pooh.

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  • After each lake there was a short portage over a boulder pile and then launch again.

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  • postman's bag and a pile of gnawed bones.

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  • S/he can't see a thing and trips over PILE 6 and does a pratfall!

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  • The bodies pile up, latex prosthetics abound and it all gets laughably pretentious.

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  • Pile driving devices are normally part of a larger bespoke drilling rig that is utilized.

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  • I think rove will walk, thumbing his nose at the pile of corpses he helped to create.

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  • rubble pile covering a pipe leading to a cave entrance.

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  • rubyujun sat up in the pile of cushions, hair loose around his shoulders, eyes blood-red and cold as star rubies.

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  • rubyujun sat up in the pile of cushions, hair loose around his shoulders, eyes blood-red and cold as star rubies.

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  • His wife said nothing just scowled at him and the growing pile of empty sweet packets.

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  • secant pile walls to the perimeter of the basement, with an insitu reinforced concrete frame to the ground slab.

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  • shag pile carpet under the rabbit?

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  • A pile of corn sheaves, twelve together, six on each side with two hood sheaves on the top.

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  • sifting through the mountains of stuff in the ' throw away ' pile.

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  • That is not much greener than a pile of toxic sludge.

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  • slush pile; authors have to use agents.

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  • The shed protects the cutting from winter snowdrifts, which can pile as high as houses.

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  • Lift 2 of the mushrooms onto each slice of bread and pile a small handful of parsley sprigs on top of each.

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  • stately pile where Charles Stewart Parnell lived, in the Wicklow hills.

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  • steel frame is fixed to the piles using circular concrete pile caps.

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  • thrombosed pile ).

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  • tottering pile balanced on a ball, a ball that is about to start rolling downhill.

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  • It quickly transpires that the pile up has happened next to the discovery of a body by the roadside.

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  • These phrases pile up almost to excess, like petals drifting off a cherry tree in spring.

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  • triaxial compression and extension to identify the causes of increasing pile shaft capacity with time.

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  • In the late summer twilight, their target resembled only a shifting, jerking pile of black rags.

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  • Heavy pile carpet with felt underlay to the floors.

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  • untidy pile of bits at the back of the garage or under the sink!

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  • voltaic pile was spreading across Europe.

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  • wheatear nest is that it contains a pile of stones near the entrance.

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  • Just a pile of pure white feathers scattered randomly the only evidence left of his opposition or would-be friend.

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  • wool pile rugs.

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  • The one we most often find in compost or manure pile is the red wriggler (Eisenia foetida ).

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  • He also found his own high school yearbook at the top of the pile.

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  • St Michael's (1746), a stately pile, was the church which Robert Burns attended, and in its churchyard he was buried, his remains being transferred in 1815 to the magnificent mausoleum erected in the south-east corner, where also lie his wife, Jean Armour, and several members of his family.

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  • On this surface of pile heads was laid a platform of two layers of squared oak beams; and on this again the foundations proper were built.

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  • This noble pile, with a large and handsome dome, a secondary cupola over the altar, and a striking portal and flight of steps, occupies one of the most conspicuous sites in Venice on the point of land that separates the mouth of the Guidecca from the Grand Canal.

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  • A flat sheet of lead or some other suitable weight should be laid upon the top of the pile of specimens, so as to keep up a continuous pressure.

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  • Another sheet of blottingpaper is then laid over it; and, a number of similar specimens being formed into a pile, the whole is submitted to pressure, the paper being changed every hour or two at first.

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  • A mile and a half from the town, on the Lochy, stands the grand old ruin of Inverlochy Castle, a massive quadrangular pile with a round tower at each corner, a favourite subject with landscape painters.

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  • The surface of the llanos is almost a dead level, the general elevation 1 The name means " little Venice," and is a modification of the name of Venecia (Venice), originally bestowed by Alonzo de Ojeda in 1499 on an Indian village, composed of pile dwellings on the shores of the Gulf of Maracaibo, which was called by him the Gulf of Venecia.

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  • It was the concepts derived from the experimental methods of Harvey, Lavoisier, Liebig, Claude Bernard, Helmholtz, Darwin, Pasteur, Lister and others which, directly or indirectly, trained the eyes of clinicians to observe more closely and accurately; and not of clinicians only, but also of pathologists, such as Matthew Baillie, Cruveilhier, Rokitansky, Bright, Virchowto name but a few of those who, with (as must be admitted) new facilities for necropsies, began to pile upon us discoveries in morbid anatomy and histology.

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  • The discovery by General Pitt Rivers in 1867 of the remains of pile dwellings both on the north and on the south of the Thames gives ground for an argument of some force in favour of the date of the foundation of London having been before the Roman occupation of Britain.

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  • The pile is from time to time taken down and rebuilt, the tobacco from the top going to the bottom and that exposed at the edges being turned in to the centre.

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  • The covers are carefully cut to the proper size and shape with a sharp knife, and, after being damped and smoothed out are placed together in a pile.

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  • four series of "Researches on Heat," in the course of which he described the polarization of heat by tourmaline, by transmission through a bundle of thin mica plates inclined to the transmitted ray, and by reflection from the multiplied surfaces of a pile of mica plates placed at the polarizing angle, and also its circular polarization by two internal reflections in rhombs of rock-salt.

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  • A Venetian merchant is known to have bid 22,000 gold florins for the doomed vanities, but the scandalized authorities not only rejected his offer but added his portrait to the pile.

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  • Then the pile was fired.

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  • It is an irregular pile of buildings, in fine and simple early Renaissance style; a small part of the original façade of 1028 in black and white marble is preserved.

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  • The Bethmann vault attracts attention by three bas-reliefs from the chisel of Thorwaldsen; and the Reichenbach mausoleum is a vast pile designed by Hessemer at the command of William II.

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  • On a small hill to the north of the town stands the fort, a conspicuous pile of red sandstone, said to have been built by Mahommed ben Tughlak of Delhi in the 1 4 th century.

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  • 305), they made war upon the Olympian gods and endeavoured to pile Pelion upon Ossa in order to storm heaven itself; had they reached the age of manhood, their attempt would have been successful, but Apollo destroyed them before their beards began to grow.

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  • To the north-west, beyond the Tal-i-Bangi, the magnificent outlines of the Mosalla filled a wide space with the glorious curves of dome and gateway and the stately grace of tapering minars, but the impressive beauty of this, by far the finest architectural structure in all Afghanistan, could not be permitted to weigh against the fact that the position occupied by this pile of solid buildings was fatal to the interests of effective defence.

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  • They are covered with short hairs which form a velvet-like pile, so dense that water cannot penetrate.

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  • Within four years there rose upon its site a pile of stately buildings under the title of St Benedict's Abbey and school, a monastic and collegiate institution intended for the higher education of the sons of the Roman Catholic nobility and gentry.

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  • Its head and neck are covered with short thick-set feathers, resembling velvet pile, of a bright straw colour above, and a brilliant emerald green beneath.

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  • On these substructures were the huts composing the settlement; for the peculiarity of these lake dwellings is that they were pile villages, or clusters of huts occupying a common platform.

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  • The Terpen of Holland appear as mounds somewhat similar to those of the terremare, and were also pile structures, on low or marshy lands subject to inundations from the sea.

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  • The mooring chains, weighing 22 lb per ft., are taken from the upstream end of each pontoon to a downstream screw pile mooring and from the downstream end to an upstream screw pile.

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  • At their end is fixed a blade of cast iron from two to eight times the diameter of the shaft of the pile; the pitch of the screw varies from one-half to one-fourth of the external diameter of the blade.

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  • These piles have a flat flange at the bottom, and water is pumped in at the top of the pile, which is weighted to prevent it from rising.

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  • The appropriate symbol was at first indifferently a pile of bricks or two male children, always Cancer.

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  • The most noteworthy modern institutions in Islington are the Agricultural Hall, Liverpool Road, erected in 1862, and used for cattle and horse shows and other exhibitions; Pentonville Prison, Caledonian Road (1842), a vast pile of buildings radiating from a centre, and Holloway Prison.

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  • The palace of the bishops of Durham, which stands at the northeast end of the town, is a spacious and splendid, though irregular pile.

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  • New Kulja, Manchu Kulja, or Ili, which lies lower down the valley on the same side of the stream, has been a pile of ruins since the terrible massacre of all its inhabitants by the insurgent Dungans in 1868.

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  • The finest of the captives was thrown down and fire kindled on his breast by the wooden drill of the priest; then the victim's heart was torn out, and his body flung on the pile kindled with the new flame.

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  • The schools form a fine modern pile (1856), and other buildings are the provost's house (1760), printing house (1760), museum (1857) and the medical school buildings, in three blocks, one of the best schools in the kingdom.

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  • A tablet, let into the wall, contains an epitaph by Lord Cockburn, recording Shanks's services to the venerable pile, which has since been entrusted to the custody of the commissioners of woods and forests.

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  • The Old Man presents a characteristic section, for it exhibits a thick pile of massive, current-bedded red sandstones, resting, near the foot of the pinnacle, upon a thin bed of amygdaloidal porphyrite, which in its turn lies unconformably upon steeply inclined flagstones.

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  • True, he was the most powerful agent in the destruction of the existing order; but, in reality, he merely put the match to a pile of inflammable materials which had been collecting for centuries (see Reformation).

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  • The first experiment which he has recorded was the construction of a voltaic pile with seven halfpence, seven disks of sheet zinc, and six pieces of paper moistened with salt water.

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  • With this pile he decomposed sulphate of magnesia (first letter to Abbott, July 12, 1812).

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  • - Steel and Concrete Pile (Williams System).

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  • The fact that a comparatively brittle material like concrete can be subjected not only to heavy loads but also to the jar and vibration from the blows of a heavy pile ram makes it appear as if its nature and properties had been changed by the steel reinforcement.

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  • Piles made on the Williams system have a steel rolled joist of I section buried in the heart of the pile, and round it a series of steel wire hoops at regular intervals (fig.

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  • Whatever system is used, care must be taken not to batter the head of the pile to pieces with the heavy ram.

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  • To prevent this an iron "helmet" containing a lining of - - sawdust is fitted over the head of the pile.

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  • In this animal the long hairs (which form the pile) become white at their extremities, and in some of them this whiteness extends through their whole length.

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  • At the same time, new hairs begin to develop and to grow rapidly, and soon outstrip the hairs of the autumn pile.

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  • in 1893 sqq., and it is now a most imposing pile.

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  • When it is remembered that the woodwork is infested by the pile worm (Teredo navalis), the ravages of which were discovered in 1731, the labour and expense incurred in the construction and maintenance of the sea dikes now existing may be imagined.

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  • The farther descent of the bucket being thus arrested, the special cable T is now slackened, so that the conical bottom of the bucket drops down, pressing down by its weight the the string of moulds, each thus containing a pig, moves slowly forward, the pigs solidify and cool, the more quickly because in transit they are sprayed with water or even submerged in L Winter Stock Pile .?t' S ..

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  • N, N, N, Ladles carrying the molten C, Receiving bin for winter stock pile.

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  • LL, Travelling crane commanding stock pile.

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  • M, Ore bucket receiving ore for stock pile.

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  • M', Bucket removing ore from stock pile.

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  • or smaller, drawn down from a bloom, ingot, or pile for further manufacture.

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  • Two stately convents of the 14th century stand at the ends of the city; for the Franciscans were set to guard the western gate, or Porta Pile, against the hostile Sla y s, while the Dominicans kept the eastern gate, or Porta Ploce.

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  • The Czechs blocked business by a pile of " urgency motions " and occasionally indulged in noisy obstruction.

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  • The great temple e~ Lu.xor was built to record the divine origin of the king as son of Ammon; and on the western side of Thebes the funerary temple of Amenophis was an immense pile, of which the two colossi of the Theban plain still stand before the front of the site, where yet lies a vast tablet of sandstone 30 ft.

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  • The body was brought to the pile in an embroidered robe and jars of unguents and honey were placed beside it.

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  • Sheep and oxen were slaughtered at the pile.

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  • There is first the preparation of the pile, which is hung round with helmets, shields and coats of mail.

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  • Then the corpse is brought and laid in the midst; the pile is kindled and the roaring flame rises, mingled with weeping, till all is consumed.

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  • Others are attached throughout their extent, but also grow vertical filaments so as to form a velvety pile.

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  • long, and on one side of it the ridges of basalt stand out like the ribs of a ship. Near this cave is the rock of Buachaille (" The Herdsman," from a supposed likeness to a shepherd's cap), a pile of columns, fully seen only at low water.

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  • The old town-hall in the market square is a huge pile, dating originally from the 13th century, but with numerous additions.

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  • In other cases, Leyden jars or condensers take the form of sheets of mica or micanite or ebonite partly coated with tin foil or silver leaf on both sides; or a pile of sheets of alternate tin foil and mica may be built up, the tin foil sheets having lugs projecting out first on one side and then on the other.

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  • Amid great lamentation, the hero's body is laid on the funeral pile and consumed.

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  • The first extends from the date of publication of Gilbert's great treatise in 1600 to the invention by Volta of the voltaic pile and the first production of the electric current in 1799.

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  • This led him about 1799 to devise his famous voltaic pile consisting of disks of copper and zinc or other metals with wet cloth placed between the pairs.

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  • Volta's description of his pile was communicated in a letter to Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society of London, on the 10th of March 1800, and was printed in the Phil.

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  • It was then found that when the end plates of Volta's pile were connected to an electroscope the leaves diverged either with positive or negative electricity.

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  • Volta also gave his pile another form, the couronne des tasses (crown of cups), in which connected strips of copper and zinc were used to bridge between cups of water or dilute acid.

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  • The origin of the electromotive force in the pile has been much discussed, and Volta's discoveries gave rise to one of the historic controversies of science.

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  • Volta maintained that the mere contact of metals was sufficient to produce the electrical difference of the end plates of the pile.

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  • The discovery that chemical action was involved in the process led to the advancement of the chemical theory of the pile and this was strengthened by the growing insight into the principle of the conservation of energy.

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  • Thomson), by the use of his then newly-invented electrometer, was able to confirm Volta's observations on contact electricity by irrefutable evidence, but the contact theory of the voltaic pile was then placed on a basis consistent with the principle of the conservation of energy.

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  • de la Rive and Faraday were ardent supporters of the chemical theory of the pile, and even at the present time opinions of physicists can hardly be said to be in entire accordance as to the source of the electromotive force in a voltaic couple or pile.2 Improvements in the form of the voltaic pile were almost immediately made by W.

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  • William Nicholson (1753-1815) and Sir Anthony Carlisle (1768-1840) in 1800 constructed a pile of silver and zinc plates, and placing the terminal wires in water noticed the evolution from these wires of bubbles of gas, which they proved to be oxygen and hydrogen.

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  • - Noticing an analogy between the polarity of the voltaic pile and that of the magnet, philosophers had long been anxious to discover a relation between the two, but twenty years elapsed after the invention of the pile before Hans Christian Oersted (1777-1851), professor of natural philosophy in the university of Copenhagen, made in 1819 the discovery which has immortalized his name.

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  • In it Oersted describes the action he considers is taking place around 2 Faraday discussed the chemical theory of the pile and arguments in support of it in the 8th and 16th series of his Experimental Researches on Electricity.

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  • the conductor joining the extremities of the pile; he speaks of it as the electric conflict, and says: " It is sufficiently evident that the electric conflict is not confined to the conductor, but is dispersed pretty widely in the circumjacent space.

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  • Oersted's important discovery was the fact that when a wire joining the end plates of a voltaic pile is held near a pivoted magnet or compass needle, the latter is deflected and places itself more or less transversely to the wire, the direction depending upon whether the wire is above or below the needle, and on the manner in which the copper or zinc ends of the pile are connected to it.

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  • Sturgeon in 1824 wound a copper wire round a bar of iron bent in the shape of a horseshoe, and passing a voltaic current through the wire showed that the iron became powerfully magnetized as long as the connexion with the pile was maintained (Trans.

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  • These researches gave us the electromagnet, almost as potent an instrument of research and invention as the pile itself (see Electromagnetism).

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  • The 8th series is occupied with a discussion of the theory of the voltaic pile, in which Faraday accumulates evidence to prove that the source of the energy of the pile must be chemical.

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  • The pile of sheets ?

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  • The web arrangement consists of a series the high over-feedboard, and the taking-off apparatus is automatic but on a different plan from that of the ordinary Wharfedale, the sheets being carried over tapes with the freshly-printed side uppermost, thus preventing smearing; they are then carried on to the heap or pile by the frame or long arms placed at the end of the machine.

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  • Symmetrical Electrometers include the dry pile electrometer and Kelvin's quadrant electrometer.

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  • In the dry pile electrometer a single gold-leaf is hung up between two plates which are connected to the opposite terminals of a dry pile so that a certain constant difference of potential exists between these plates.

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  • Fechner introduced the important improvement of using only one pile, which he removed from the immediate neighbourhood of the suspended leaf.

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  • Hankel still further improved the dry pile electrometer by giving a slow motion movement to the two plates, and substituted a galvanic battery with a large number of cells for the dry pile, and also employed a divided scale to measure the movements of the gold-leaf (Pogg.

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  • The needle is charged to a potential of 50 to 200 volts by means of a dry pile or voltaic battery, or from a lighting circuit.

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  • Carpets may be divided into three categories: (I) Kali, with a pile, and cut like plush; (2) gilim, smooth; (3) nimads, felts.

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  • 1610; 1019 A.H.), who wrote the charming romance of a Hindu princess who burned herself in Akbars reign with her deceased husband on the funeral pile, called Suz u Gudaz, or Burning and Melting, &c. Among the immediate predecessors of Uafi~ in the 8th century of the Hegira, in which also Ibn Yamin, the great l~ita-writer,i flourished, the highest fame was gained by the two poets of Delhi, Amir IJasan and AmIr Khosrau.

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  • The pile of buildings known as the corn warehouses are traversed by a canal which gives access to its several departments, and are provided with mechanical grain-elevators.

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  • This huge pile used to be taken for the Artemision by early visitors to Ephesus.

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  • A school-fellow who followed him to the university has described in glowing terms evenings in his rooms, "when Aeschylus, and Plato, and Thucydides were pushed aside, with a pile of lexicons and the like, to discuss the pamphlets of the day.

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  • The most noteworthy of these is the pile known as Lynch's Castle.

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  • Government House, which is situated near the Maidan and Eden Gardens, is the residence of the viceroy; it was built by Lord Wellesley in 1799, and is a fine pile situated in grounds covering six acres, and modelled upon Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire, one of the Adam buildings.

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  • In most cases, however, many such furrows are formed (polydisk strobilization), so that the animal comes to resemble a pile of saucers one above the other (fig.

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  • The uppermost saucers of the pile become detached successively and swim off.

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  • D, First constriction of the Aurelia scyphistoma to form the pile of ephyrae or young medusae.

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  • In some tribes a rude form of printing designs on cloth is practised, and on the Sankuru and Lukenye a special kind of cloth, with a heavy pile resembling velvet, is made by Bakuba and other tribes.

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  • The great Swedish naturalist was possibly justified in treating the two latter creatures as quasihuman, for they seem to be grotesque exaggerations of such tailed and hairy human beings as really, though rarely, occur, and are apt to be exhibited as monstrosities (see Bastian and Hartmann, Zeitschrift fiir Ethnologie, Index, " Geschwanzte Menschen "; Gould and Pile, Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine, 1897).

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  • Without, viewed from the open Parliament Square to the north, the beautiful proportions of the building are readily realized, but it is somewhat dwarfed by the absence of a central tower and by the vast adjacent pile of the Houses of Parliament.

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  • It must also be remembered that in such a vast sheet of water as is the nyanza the wind exercises an influence on the level, tending to pile up the water at different parts of the lake.

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  • Other products are maize, cotton, silk and indigo, and the manufactures include carpets without pile, coarse woollens, cottons and silk nettings.

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  • His body was dragged from the bier, while being conveyed to the funeral pile, and treated with the greatest indignity.

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  • Three monuments remain to mark the line of the Spina, around which the chariots whirled; an Egyptian obelisk of Thothmes III., on a pedestal covered with bas-reliefs representing Theodosius I., the empress Galla, and his sons Arcadius and Honorius, presiding at scenes in the Hippodrome; the triple serpent column, which stood originally at Delphi, to commemorate the victory of Plataea 479 B.C.; a lofty pile of masonry, built in the form of an obelisk, and once covered with plates of gilded bronze.

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  • It is noted for its heavy pile carpets, khali, known as "Turkey carpets."

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  • The more deep-seated type of these rocks is seen in the olivine-gabbro mass of Carlingford Mountain; but most of the igneous region became covered with sheets of basaltic lava, which filled up the hollows of the downs, baked the gravels into a layer of red flints, and built up, pile upon pile, the great plateaus of the north.

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  • - the citadel has been removed and its site is occupied by the majestic pile of the new Rathaus in Renaissance style, with the tower as its central feature.

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  • Immediately to the east of the school of arts rises the grand pile of the supreme tribunal of the German empire, the Reichsgericht, which compares with the Reichstag building in Berlin.

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  • It follows then that if a stream of light be incident at the polarizing angle on a pile of parallel transparent plates of the same nature, each surface in turn will be met by the light at the polarizing angle and will give rise to a reflected portion polarized in the plane of incidence.

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  • Fhe polarization of the light transmitted by the pile is never complete, but tends to become more nearly so as the number of the plates is increased and at the same time the angle of incidence for which the polarization is a maximum approaches indefinitely the polarizing angle (Sir.

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  • The effect is most easily shown by connecting a voltaic cell to a thermopile for a short interval, then quickly (by means of a suitable key, such as a Pohl commutator with the cross connectors removed) disconnecting the pile from the cell and connecting it to a galvanometer, which will indicate a current in the reverse direction through the pile, and approximately proportional to the original current in intensity, provided that the other conditions of the experiment are constant.

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  • The Gygaean lake (where remains of pile dwellings have been found) still abounds with carp.

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  • A pile of rocks surrounded by trees is shown as the grave of Hamlet, and Ophelia's brook is also pointed out, but both are, of course, inventions.

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  • The sum of £50o,000 was voted for the purchase of the manor and the erection of the building, a huge pile built by Sir John Vanbrugh, in a heavy Italo-Corinthian style.

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  • The district produces grain, opium, cotton, wool, limes (their juice, made into green extract, is exported in little earthenware jars), and manufactures gilims (woollen carpets without pile).

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  • The city is dominated by the great golden pile of the Shwe Dagon pagoda, the centre of Burmese religious life.

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  • Hence Pigorini regards the terramara people as an Aryan lake-dwelling people who invaded the north of Italy in two waves from Central Europe (the Danube valley) in the end of the stone age and the beginning of the bronze age, bringing with them the building tradition which led them to erect pile dwellings on dry land.

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  • Then he poured over them all the kerosene oil that was left in his oil-can, and lighting a match set fire to the pile.

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  • The carbon pile regulator is basically a resistor in series with the generator field coil.

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  • Pile driving devices are normally part of a larger bespoke drilling rig that is utilized.

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  • So how do you use scaffolding to shore up a pile of vertically stacked small rounded cobbles?

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  • I think Rove will walk, thumbing his nose at the pile of corpses he helped to create.

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  • At the foot of the face is a rubble pile covering a pipe leading to a cave entrance.

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  • Goujun sat up in the pile of cushions, hair loose around his shoulders, eyes blood-red and cold as star rubies.

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  • His wife said nothing just scowled at him and the growing pile of empty sweet packets.

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  • Amidst a pile of boxes, we scrabbled to find televisions, computers and the all-important cables to connect everything up.

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  • The store has secant pile walls to the perimeter of the basement, with an insitu reinforced concrete frame to the ground slab.

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  • So just these three covers and a whole pile of self penned beauties from Casal himself.

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  • Is that a shag pile carpet under the rabbit?

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  • A pile of corn sheaves, twelve together, six on each side with two hood sheaves on the top.

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  • Being a scab, I started sifting through the mountains of stuff in the ' throw away ' pile.

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  • That is not much greener than a pile of toxic sludge.

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  • No major publisher now takes on authors from their slush pile; authors have to use agents.

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  • The shed protects the cutting from winter snowdrifts, which can pile as high as houses.

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  • Most of the conference was based at Avondale House, a modest stately pile where Charles Stewart Parnell lived, in the Wicklow hills.

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  • Tho I have heard Million Dollar Baby is a pile of sweaty socks.

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  • When this happens the blood supply to the pile is constricted and the blood within it may become clotted (thrombosed pile).

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  • A small pile of tinder shavings is all you need to start a roaring fire.

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  • It 's the biggest pile of tosh ever written.

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  • It quickly transpires that the pile up has happened next to the discovery of a body by the roadside.

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  • All it seemed to amount to was a collection of tops, ticked summits, underlined routes and a large pile of trashed gear.

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  • These phrases pile up almost to excess, like petals drifting off a cherry tree in spring.

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  • Aging and creep of sands have been measured in triaxial compression and extension to identify the causes of increasing pile shaft capacity with time.

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  • In the late summer twilight, their target resembled only a shifting, jerking pile of black rags.

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  • You must have an immense pile of unanswered letters concerning Sydenham.

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  • Showing a pile of uncut diamonds on a table.

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  • Heavy pile carpet with felt underlay to the floors.

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  • How much better than an untidy pile of bits at the back of the garage or under the sink !

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  • Velour Gelcoat Roller Refills Short 4mm pile height 100% wool velour refill.

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  • By the summer of 1800 the news of the voltaic pile was spreading across Europe.

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  • One of the characteristics of a black wheatear nest is that it contains a pile of stones near the entrance.

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  • Just a pile of pure white feathers scattered randomly the only evidence left of his opposition or would-be friend.

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  • The one we most often find in compost or manure pile is the red wriggler (Eisenia foetida).

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  • He also found his own high school yearbook at the top of the pile.

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  • She left her books standing precariously in a haphazard pile.

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  • She left her books standing precariously in a haphazard pile.

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  • That guest will need to choose a prize from the pile and open it.

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  • The next guest can either "steal" that gift from the first person or choose a new gift from the pile.

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  • Used cars are now called pre-owned, indicating that used heaps costing several thousand bucks are more than a pile of old and worn parts.

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  • The smaller the loops, the better it will look after daily wear.Cut Pile Berber combines the multi-colored look that's common in Berber with the look of plush carpet (there are no loops).

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  • In addition to traditional scooters powered by internal combustion, the store also offers more modern electric-based scooters for those who are ecologically conscious -- or just want to save a pile on gas.

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  • Often, after new carpet is laid in a house a cat that has not had skin problems before will begin to have them from the chemicals in the pile.

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  • The uric acid is made up of crystals and salts causing many cat owners to become frustrated when their kitty urinates in an inappropriate place such as the couch, carpet or pile of laundry.

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