The staple type has black glaze showing little lustre, and in choice varieties this is curiously speckled and pitted with red.
The surfaces are pitted all over with perforations of two kinds, viz.
In his negotiations with President Kruger one masterful temperament was pitted against another.
Quarrelling with the Venetians In 1508, he combined the forces of all Europe by the league of Cambray against them; and, when he had succeeded in his first purpose of humbling them even to the dust, he turned round in 1510, uttered his famous resolve to expel the barbarians from Italy, and pitted the Spaniards against the French.
The only bright spot, as far as the British were concerned, was to be found in northern Cape Colony, where General French, with two cavalry brigades and details, by his skilful tactics and wonderful activity kept at arm's length a superior force of the enemy in the vicinity of Colesberg, an achievement the more noteworthy since he had pitted against him both De la Rey and De Wet, two of the three men of military genius produced by the war on the Boer side.
The whole face of the land is pitted with ancient cisterns; indeed, many hillsides and fields are on that account most dangerous to walk over by night, except for those who are thoroughly familiar with the landmarks.
Justina was an Arian, and the imperial court at Milan pitted itself against the Catholics, under the famous Ambrose, bishop of that city.
7) Amalek is mentioned among the enemies of Israel - just as Greek writers of the 6th century of this era applied the old term Scythians to the Goths (Noldeke), - and the traditional hostility between Saul and Amalek is reflected still later in the book of Esther where Haman the Agagite is pitted against Mordecai the Benjamite.
The surface of the stones in the interior is often pitted, as a form of ornamentation.
She left him alone in the dark with his thoughts, and he began to understand more how his friend Rhyn felt in a world that was pitted against him.
During the development of the egg-cell, food material is transferred from these cells through the pitted wall of the ovum.
The phloem consists of sieve-tubes, with pitted areas on the lateral as well as on the inclined terminal walls, phloem-parenchyma and, in some genera, fibres.
Would we expect a featherweight boxer to be pitted against a heavyweight?
Looking farther, I was surprised to find that the chips were covered with such combatants, that it was not a duellum, but a bellum, a war between two races of ants, the red always pitted against the black, and frequently two red ones to one black.
At Baden-in-Aargau in May and June 1526 a public disputation on the doctrine of transubstantiation was held, in which Eck and Thomas Murner were pitted against Johann Oecolampadius.
Pitted ~ which occupies nearly the whole vv.
Under side of the uplifted genital or first opisthosomatic somite of the female; g, genital aperture; p, pitted plate, probably a gland for the secretion of adhesive material for the eggs; 1, the edges of the lamellae of the lung-books of the first pair.
The runways are pitted with 500 lb bomb craters, making them useless.
insigne, has scalariform tracheides, and is traversed by regular medullary rays, but in the forms from later ' horizons the tracheides are reticulately pitted, and the rays are for the most part replaced by a network of xylem-parenchyma.
The bright butterflies lifted in a multicolored cloud from the worn and pitted casing, canted in its green bower.
The clan chieftains pitted their pipers against those of other clan chieftains pitted their pipers against those of other clans and the prestige that came from success was considerable.
Cromwell furnished 6000 men with a fleet to join in the attack upon Spain in Flanders, and obtained as reward Mardyke and Dunkirk, the former being captured and handed over on the 3rd of October 1657, and the latter after the battle of the Dunes on the 4th of June 1658, when Cromwell's Ironsides were once more pitted against English royalists fighting for the Spaniards.
It is not possible to enumerate here even the principal styles of ishime, but mention may be made of the zara-maki (broad-cast), in which the surface is finely but irregularly pitted after the manner of the face of a stone; the nashi-ji (pear-ground), in which we have a surface like the rind of a pear; the hari-ishime (needle ishime), where the indentations are so minute that they seem to have been made with the point of a needle; the gama-ishime, which is intended to imitate the skin of a toad; the tsuya-ishime, produced with a chisel sharpened so that its traces have a lustrous appearance; the ore-liuchi (broken-tool), a peculiar kind obtained with a jagged tool; and the gozam, which resembles the plaited surface of a fine straw mat.
Its history may, broadly speaking, be divided into three periods: the first (1821-1824), during which the Greeks, aided by numerous volunteers from Europe, were successfully pitted against the sultan's forces alone; the second, from 1824, when the disciplined troops of Mehemet Ali, pasha of Egypt, turned the tide against the insurgents; the third, from the intervention of the European powers in the autumn of 1827 to the end.
Successful with his portrait of the king, and in favour with the court, Mignard pitted himself against Le Brun, declined to enter the Academy of which he was the head, and made himself the centre of opposition to its authority.
E.N.E., is the 14th-century Ravanitsa monastery, with a ruined fort and an old church - their walls and frescoes pitted by Turkish bullets.
There is evidence that the dividing wall of filamentous forms is deeply pitted, as is found to be the case in red algae.
At the Marburg conference (1529) between the German and Swiss reformers, Luther was pitted against Oecolampadius and Melanchthon against Zwingli in the discussion regarding the real presence in the sacrament.
of Anjou, whom we find pitted against each other in every possible combination.
(3) In the case of national deities the tie between god and people is peculiarly close, as when Yahweh of Israel is pitted against Chemosh of Ammon (Judges xi.
While eggs from North Africa present a perfectly smooth surface, those from South Africa are pitted.
Surrounding the pitted wall of the ovum there is a definite layer of large cells, no doubt representing a tapetum, which, as in cycads and conifers, plays an important part in nourishing the growing egg-cell.
During the process the thin walls are stretched and the turns of the spiral become pulled apart without rupturing the wall of the tracheid or vessel, If the pitted type of tracheal element were similarly stretched its continuously thickened walls would resist the stretching and eventually break.
The walls are pitted, and protoplasmic connections between the laticiferous tubes and neighboring parenchyma-cells have been seen.
Q, Three segments of a pitted vessel of Phanerogam.
Never use a gun with badly dented or pitted barrels.
The latest celebrity reality show pitted the likes of gossipmonger Perez Hilton against Kendra Wilkinson from The Girls Next Door for the title of top celebrity rapper.
There was a time when such shooters, especially those that pitted a player-controlled spaceship against hordes of interstellar enemies, dominated both arcades and home consoles.
Using the latest Madden video game, Madden '06, EA pitted the Seahawks against the Steelers in what will be Superbowl XL.
You select your favorite fighter and he or she is pitted against a single combatant in a one-on-one battle for street fighting supremacy.
Each phase of gameplay presented tough decisions and pitted the player against the same life or death hardships endured by the real pioneers.
The program, which ran for six seasons on NBC, pitted contestants against each other in a series of stunts, some of which were physically challenging and some of which were "gross out" style challenges.
Teams of two are pitted against one another in a race around the world, complete with challenges for one or both people to participate in.
The Cartoon Network Survive This was originally intended as a competition reality show that pitted two teams of kids against each other in survival-based challenges.
Rob was pitted against one of his adversaries from Heroes Vs.
He came in second place on the MTV reality show Rock the Cradle, which pitted the children of famous musicians against each other.
For example, over 45 countries have their own version of the Idol competition, and there was even a World Idol in 2003 which pitted winners from around the world against each other.
Pitted against him are the increasingly lawless motorcycle gangs, made up of pitiless thugs and outlaws.
He is pitted against SkyNet's newest model, the T1000, played by Robert Patrick.
Collagen or fat can be injected into pitted acne scars, to fill in the area below the skin and raise it up to the level of the surrounding tissue.
This treatment may also be used in conjunction with other scar treatments, such as collagen injections for deep pitted or 'ice pick' scars, for the most effective results.
Make your own mask by putting one large peeled and pitted avocado in a blender with about a tablespoon of honey.
Crumbling Nails: Nails that are dry, pitted or crumbly may be suffering from psoriasis.
They can be either superficial or quite deep, and they typically appear on the cheeks and temple and lend the skin a pitted appearance.
However, deep, pitted scars generally require a certain amount of medical attention.
A small whitehead or blackhead may leave behind a red or brown mark which will diminish over time, but inflamed and pus-filled pimples often result in longer-lasting scars or a pitted appearance.
Once this happens, the blood that's released helps to form connective tissue beneath the scar, in essence raising the pitted area.
Acne scars fall into two categories: pitted or pigmented.
Pitted scars: Pitted scars cause small pits or holes in the surface of the skin.
These dark spots or pigmented scars heal faster than pitted scars.
Atrophic scarring: Atrophic scars are also deep and pitted.
In the contest for the marshalate of the Diet the leaders of the two parties were again pitted against each other, when the verdict of the last Riksdag was exactly reversed, Fersen defeating Rudbeck by 234, though Russia spent no less a sum than £11,50o to secure the election of the latter.
Jed, pitted against a religiously fanatical backdrop appears two dimensional.
featherweight boxer to be pitted against a heavyweight?
Cooks Tip If you find peppers cause problems omit them and add 1 extra courgette and 100g pitted black olives.
pliable texture but pitted surface.
Selfless heroes and heroines pitted against dastardly villains - it's the eternal bout between good and evil.
The centre of the stem in the forms living on soil is occupied by a strand of narrow elongated hydroids, which differ from those of the liverworts in being thin-walled, unlignified, and very seldom pitted (fig.
Save for the benevolent neutrality of Prussia, therefore, which enabled her to obtain supplies from the north, Russia was pitted singlehanded against a coalition of Turkey, Great Britain and France, to which Sardinia was added later.
deeply pitted with the marks of the abrasive used in grinding it down; these marks are removed by the process of smoothing, in which the surface is successively ground with abrasives of gradually increasing fineness, leaving ultimately a very smooth and very minutely pitted " grey " surface.
But the Catholics feared that the Italian national movement, when once started, would entail the downfall of the papacy; and in opposition to the emperor's Italian advisers, Arese and Prince Jerome Napoleon, they pitted the empress, who was frivolous and capricious, but an ardent Catholic. Napoleon III.
The praeoral part of this thickening, which gives rise to the cerebral ganglia, becomes pitted inwards on each side (fig.
Selfless heroes and heroines pitted against dastardly villains - it 's the eternal bout between good and evil.
After signing up for an account, you are pitted against three other typists to see who can get to the finish line first.
Claymation celebrities are pitted against each other in battles, which usually only end after a death.
Just like every other show, the contestants are pitted against each other in physical challenges.
Crowns may be pitted, grooved, and discolored.
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