Pointing Sentence Examples
Katie asked, pointing in the same direction.
George gave a long, noisy sigh and turned, pointing out a window.
Pointing it down, he shoved it into the boot.
Pointing his fork at her plate, he spoke sternly.
Dean reached in the car, pointing, scarcely an inch from a bulge beneath Alfred's shoulder, causing him to pull away.Advertisement
I gave a lot of thought to that question because of all the fingers pointing at me.
Without standing, the man spoke, pointing a long nailed finger.
Hannah cried, pointing to the doorway they'd just passed to one of the mid-level floors.
For example, pointing the toes, straightening the knees, relaxing the shoulders, and searching for the perfect arm and head angles are all done during this section of the class.
These legends should perhaps be interpreted as pointing to a black snake ailed muss being those most dreaded.Advertisement
He constructed an apparatus in illustration, which he called a radiometer or lightmill, by pivoting a vertical axle carrying equidistant vertical vanes inside an exhausted glass bulb, one side of each vane being blackened and the other side bright, the blackened sides all pointing the same way round the axle.
A single known force in a polygon determines the direction of all the others, as these must all correspond with arrows pointing the same way round the polygon.
Illustrations of this law were set forth by Cope as early as 1861 (see " Origin of Genera," reprinted in the Origin of the Fittest, pp. 95 -106) in pointing out the extraordinary parallelisms between unrelated groups of amphibians, reptiles and mammals.
The definition of the Immaculate Conception (1854) and the proclamation of the Syllabus (1864) were finger-posts pointing the way to the Council of 1870.
Cleanthes, pointing out that from a nature thoroughly evil we can never prove the existence of an infinitely powerful and benevolent Creator, hazards the conjecture that the deity, though all-benevolent, is not all-powerful.Advertisement
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It's difficult to predict when a Verizon Blackberry Curve will become available, but rumors on the Internet are pointing toward the first half of 2008.
Some are saying that Google Android and Android-based phones are pointing toward the future of cellular phones largely because of this "open" strategy.
These are just rumors at this point, but the rumors are pointing toward one of two possible directions for a new iPhone model.
In comes the Verizon guy with his large crew, pointing out that their 3G network is everywhere-including their map.Advertisement
The child indicates comprehension of the word by pointing to the corresponding object.
During the early stages of treatment, nonverbal communication such as pointing, nodding, and use of pictures to express needs, can be encouraged and rewarded.
In talipes calcaneus, the foot points upward, with the heel pointing down.
True clubfoot is usually obvious at birth because a clubfoot has a typical appearance of pointing downward and being twisted inwards.
One specific method, called the Ortolani test, begins with each of the examiner's hands around the infant's knees, with the second and third fingers pointing down the child's thigh.Advertisement
Distract the child by pointing out pictures or objects or by using a hand puppet.
The sensory organs control a body's sense of balance by telling the brain what direction the body is pointing, the direction it is moving, and if it is standing still or turning.
The child will often be asked to tip the head slightly toward the shoulder opposite of the ear being examined, so the ear to be examined is pointing up.
Distract the child by using a hand puppet or pointing out pictures or objects.
Distract the child by pointing out pictures or objects or using a hand puppet.
There are four directional arrows on the pad, one pointing to the front, one pointing to the right, one pointing to the back, and one pointing to the left.
Start with very small movements of the head, for example, pointing your chin slightly upward when going into relevé or inclining your head ever so slightly towards your chest when you go into grand-plié.
Start with your feet flat on the ground, together and pointing forwards.
Alternate feet to travel across the room, and focus on pointing your toes while in the air and bending your knees with each landing to bring more grace and form to the step.
Each step after that is numbered, usually with an arrow pointing in the direction that the foot is supposed to move.
For example, this Charles Morgan video demonstrates the foot rock, spinning, and pointing.
Other pieces of furniture - Be aware of creating any poison arrows by having sharp angles and corners pointing toward the bed.
Hold the iron vertically with the tip pointing toward the floor.
Dry hair with a round or paddle brush, pointing the dryer's nozzle down the hair shaft at all times.
Open your first bobby pin so that it's V-shaped, then insert one leg into the twist pointing outward.
Pointing out letters in the reading or on signs in the neighborhood helps kids recognize them at an early age.
Encourage reading skills by pointing to kindergarten sight words while saying them aloud.
Take the right side of the paper and fold at a 90-degree angle pointing down.
After this fold occurs, the folded portion should be pointing down, toward you.
Place the square base with the open sections pointing towards you.
There should be about four inches of space in the center left straight, with the two folded ends pointing down.
The corner tips should be pointing up and down.
Turn the paper 90 degrees so that the unfolded corners now are pointing to your left and to your right.
Continue folding a second time on each end of the points until the first piece of paper has two slightly offset triangles pointing in opposite directions.
A few days or weeks before labor begins, the baby settles down into your pelvis with his/her head pointing downward.
It is also worth pointing out that you can occasionally receive a false positive result on a home pregnancy test.
You can locate the garage by following the Domestic Terminal signs under the International Terminal and watching for the "hourly" parking signs pointing to the entrance of the garage.
According to nutrition expert Katherine Zeratsky, dietician at the Mayo Clinic, there are no peer-reviewed studies pointing beneficial effects of kombucha.
In all cases reported to the CDC pointing to an interaction between kombucha and these medications, the person recovered as soon as they stopped drinking kombucha tea.
On most handkerchief halters, the top "floats" from the bust downward to fall into a handkerchief-style hem, either asymmetrically or pointing straight downward.
The end of your sash should still be pointing left.
To start, place the four Queens in a circle pointing in different directions.
Adjust the flowers so they are pointing in various directions for a more natural look.
If you haven't made up your mind yet, it's worth pointing out that the "war" on Christmas has been around for quite some time.
Pointing - Obvious pointing sends a clear message how you feel, but subtle pointing occurs with your body language.
With legs crossed, pointing your foot at someone shows interest.
You do this by pointing out to him that he could be with someone more attractive or by pointing out your faults.
When pointing to something, many Americas use their index finger.
Sure, you may have every reason for breaking off the relationship, but pointing fingers and hurling insults won't get the job done any quicker or easier.
After all, most people are accustomed to pointing fingers at the man or the woman in a heterosexual relationship.
This isn't about pointing out what the other person is doing wrong or how the other person needs to change.
If it is worn on the left ring finger and pointing in toward the body, the wearer is married.
If the ring wearer is both unmarried and not engaged, the Claddagh ring is worn on the right hand with the crown pointing toward the heart.
Sometimes dating couples will wear the Claddagh with the heart pointing inward on the right hand.
If the person wearing the ring is engaged or married, they wear the Claddagh with the heart pointing toward the heart on the left ring finger.
It's worth pointing out that most writers use several different tactics to find work.
It's worth pointing out that Writer's Digest makes no promises about these contest winners obtaining jobs or getting additional work published after the competition collection publishes.
Stitching should be of a tight, clean and thick nylon with the seam pointing outward.
The glyph for Mars, a circle with an arrow pointing upwards, is a quintessential marker for this masculine sign.
Allow him to cut out the hand shapes and glue them onto the cardboard with the fingers pointing out, overlapping the hands slightly.
Teach your child how to operate the scooter safely, pointing out any safety issues and warning labels.
Most of the literature available on birth order suggests that there is evidence pointing to a causal link between birth order and certain personality traits.
Their reviews are straightforward and precise, serving to give the reader an overview of the movie while pointing out just why the film itself is not suitable.
She stood on the front steps, morning paper in hand, pointing a trembling finger toward his car.
Many scientists explain the experience by pointing out how the phenomenon can be induced through various techniques.
On the other hand, sonar scans of Loch Ness have been inconclusive with no indisputable evidence pointing to a creature residing within even the deepest depths.
While wanting to live within your means is certainly a noble goal, it's worth pointing out that a strict philosophy of debt free living does have its disadvantages.
It's worth pointing out that people who are committed to mastering frugality aren't to be confused with cheapskates.
Of course, it's worth pointing out that you shouldn't stock up on a particular product until you're sure it's something you'll be able to use.
The venation is useful as pointing out the number of leaves which constitute a gamosepalous calyx.
Hazel was human, and Dusty followed Darian's pointing finger to a hotel ablaze with light.
The Grey God gave a familiar, noisy sigh and turned, pointing out a window.
Instead he played travel guide, pointing out various sights along the wayâ€”the occasional abandoned mine building, steep slopes, and the ghost town of Sneffles where Dean had experienced yet another adventure, this one before marrying Cynthia Byrne.
Hannah cried, pointing to the doorway they.d just passed to one of the mid-level floors.
Usually, if the working girls either got themselves murdered or committed suicide, all the newspaper gave 'em was a holier-than-thou write-up, pointing out the sad rewards for their sinful life.
The Andre phantom stood behind Gabriel, pointing again for her to leave.
Andre continued without any sign of slowing, until Katie stopped. Her head spun and she felt sick again. She was too tired to continue. The phantom appeared before her, pointing.
The simple altazimuth mount allows vertical and horizontal movements for quick astro and terrestrial pointing.
My husband's appendix was situated a little differently than most- it was pointing upward, away from the colon.
To measure an azimuth, simply turn your entire body toward the object, pointing the compass cover directly at the object.
The carapace is usually beige with a distinctive black triangle with the apex pointing toward the abdomen and the base toward the pedipalps.
Its imposing front facade of red brickwork in Flemish bond with finely lined pointing even merits a mention in Pevsner.
Place a third stone, also pointing upwards, in the center of the forehead on the brow chakra.
The screen rotates 270 degrees, from pointing at the ground all the way around (counter clockwise) to facing your subject.
Catena, wearing brown corduroy, began pointing out landmarks.
It is worth pointing out that virus infected crucifers are not tasty items and they are avoided by most animal predators including humans.
The linguistic forms of this pointing are called deictic expressions, deictic expressions, deictic markers or deictic words; they are also sometimes called indexicals.
Pointing me at the retailer is fair but denying any problems smacks of self denial.
Pointing Devices The standard mouse is quite a challenging device for many people with reduced dexterity.
A group of Cardiff lecturers are particularly disgruntled, pointing out that a better 16% deal was offered at Ulster.
It would be considered very disrespectful to sit with one's feet pointing toward the holy book.
Well, the great British tradition of shouting, sighing and pointing hasn't muttered its last " bloody foreigners " yet.
He used to call everybody a geezer -- he was always pointing at people and saying this geezer or that geezer.
Nearly all sundials have a gnomon (which casts the shadow) pointing to the Celestial Pole.
They consist of a 6 meter stainless steel gnomons pointing to the celestial pole.
Immediately south of Newquay, the long pointing finger of the Gannel estuary is home to over 5,000 birds, including godwits and greenshanks.
Don't using high-pressure hoses on slabs to avoid damage to the pointing.
Hi all I think Lindsay is a bit closer to what I was pointing at, that is, the reality of evil.
Pointing is sometimes carried out in cement mortar rather than the original lime mortar.
Line baby up with the mom's nipple pointing toward baby's nostrils.
Actually, 97% of my links are all one-way links (links pointing to my site ).
Participants on courses will learn the age-old skills of using lime in building and pointing, plastering, roughcasting and limewashing.
Right wing politicians used to be fond of pointing to Hong Kong as the last bastion of the absolute free market.
The short white arrows are pointing to nuclear pores.
Due to the way it is now pointing, you'll get a little jet of white pus that shoots up against your fingernail.
Woods tracked his 25-foot birdie putt, trotting after it and pointing at the ball as it dropped for birdie.
However, instead of pointing directly to the location of an Internet resource, a PURL points to an intermediate resolution service.
Follow this ring road through a further two roundabouts and at the 3rd roundabout you will see another sign pointing to St Just.
It is worth pointing out that Jehovah's Witnesses do not normally accept PAD, although most will accept intraoperative cell salvage.
Sixth, and pointing ahead to next time, the parallel between Job and YHWH's Servant in Isaiah remains striking.
There; try again, " said Ujarak, pointing to a flock of birds which came sweeping toward them.
Use the pointing trowel to push in more mortar where you can see any voids.
It is also worth pointing out that even if urine and blood pressure checks reveal nothing untoward, they are still a useful exercise.
In Britain years ago one could see similar signs pointing to a men's urinal.
Chris Rigby Uffculme Free option to wizards Congratulations to Kate Bevan for pointing out the people creating evil install wizards.
In this position the instrument is pointing straight upwards to a point called the zenith.
By employing both hands, operation (I) can be made as quickly as a single pointing with the ordinary spider-line micrometer, and operations (2) and (3) can be similarly performed in the time required for a single pointing.
All this is true, but three readings instead of one for each pointing, much more figure-work in computation (especially if corrections have to be applied to the scale readings to reduce them to exact normal screw readings), are factors which involve a far greater expenditure of time than making a few additional turns of a screw in the process of measurement.
The very name (Aesthetics), which Baumgarten was the first to use, indicates the imperfect and partial nature of his analysis, pointing as it does to an element so variable as feeling or sensation as the ultimate ground of judgment in questions pertaining to beauty.
The Ontological argument, though not wholly rejected as a proof, is taken rather as pointing to God's attribute of infinity; thought rather than experience making affirmation that the intuition in question must be attached to God.
Gould, in the Zoological Proceedings for 18 35 (p. 29), while pointing out Temminck's error, gave the species the name of Trogon resplendens, which it bore for some time.
He believes in an allpowerful but indifferent God, and is himself an observer of society, standing aloof from its passions and ambitions, and interested only in pointing out their emptiness.
Pointing out that condensed types can only be fused with a radical replacing more than one atom of hydrogen, he laid the foundation of the doctrine of valency, a doctrine of incalcul able service to the knowledge of the structure of chemical compounds.
Again, the anti-Wagnerians were entirely justified in penetrating below the splendidly simple and original orchestration of the night-scene between Ortrud and Telramund, and pointing out how feebly its music drifts among a dozen vague keys by means of the diminished 7th; a device which teachers have tried to weed out of every highflown exercise since that otiose chord was first discovered in the 17th century.
Of some tablets portions of two, and of some tablets portions of as many as four, copies have turned up, pointing therefore to the great popularity of the production.
Cousin is correct in pointing out, from the Realistic point of view, that it is one thing to deny the hypostatization of an accident like colour or wisdom, and another thing to deny the foundation in reality of those " true and legitimate universals " which we understand by the terms genera and species.
Kids also like the durability, pointing out that the shoes hold up well to foot-stomping of both the friendly and unfriendly variety.
The latter can be enhanced with call outs pointing to various areas of the dolphin.
The classic dartboard bullseye has a small circle at the center, two wider circles nearer the edges, and a pattern of alternating wedges pointing in from the edges to the center.
Hearing is symbolized by the lines at the edge of the eye, pointing towards the ear, and Taste is represented by the line beneath the eye which symbolizes the curling of a sheaf of wheat.
Within each section created by those lines was a T shape, base pointing inward without touching the circle.
If you are flexible, you may want to join your hands (palm to palm) behind your back with the fingers pointing upward.
Stand with feet almost touching one another, toes pointing forward, and palms together at the chest.
Starting on hands and knees, ensure that knees are directly below hips and that hands are directly below shoulders (fingers pointing to the front).
Warning signs include delayed language development, lack of pointing or gesturing, lack of showing objects, and self-stimulatory behavior like rocking or hand-flapping.
They will also attempt to get the child to look across the room at an object, to see if the child will follow their pointing and instruction.
They will not allow flexibility for pointing your toes (which means that this is not a great shoe choice for dancing squads) but will provide ample stability for girls who have to stand on their feet for hours at a game.
By pointing out common faux pas in a fun way, you can promote a positive atmosphere at the games.
Turn the holders upside down, so that the hump is pointing upwards.
Bead shop employees (especially the owners) can be very helpful in terms of alerting you to sales or pointing out products that you might like.
On the concave, or front, side of the paper plate, arrange the handprints in a circle with the fingers pointing out, like rays of sunshine.
Straightening your legs and pointing your toes on your way up.
Place your feet should be together, hands just below the shoulders, with thumbs pointing inwards, even with your chest.
Place your hands next to your ears with your elbows pointing out, but do not grab your neck or head, which can cause you to pull yourself up.
Now curl the dumbbell up, twisting the hand so that the thumb is pointing away from you at the end.
Now curl your arms up with thumbs pointing straight up, alternating to that both arms are constantly in motion (not one resting while the other does a curl).
Keeping your elbows pointing straight at the ceiling, lower the barbell down until it lightly touches your forehead, then push back up to the starting position.
Feet should be together and the elbows pointing away from your body.
Hold a barbell against the top of your chest with thumbs pointing away from you.
Hang by the hands like a big Y with your thumbs pointing away from you.
Try to keep the elbows pointing straight up throughout the motion.
Lie down on a mat with your hands by your ears and your knees pointing up and lower legs about parallel to the floor.
Lie down on the floor with your knees pointing up and lower legs hovering parallel to the floor.
Tuck your elbows next to your body and bend them 90 degrees with your forearms pointing in front of you and your thumbs pointing towards the ceiling.
As you jump up, kick your legs out to the sides while pointing your toes down and swinging your arms out to the side and up above your head.
With palms facing each other, lift both weights above the head, elbows pointing forward and close to your head.
Keep your elbows tucked towards your sides and pointing backward as you lower your chest to several inches above the floor.
Make sure as you perform the squat that you keep your chest and head pointing forward, with your knees behind your toes.
Place your hands in fists next to your ears with your elbows pointing laterally out to the sides.
Stand with your feet spread wide and your feet pointing slightly outward.
For children, this means pointing to a ball while saying the word 'ball'.
As proponents continued pointing out the obvious benefits to millions of Americans without healthcare, critics argued that the final bill would be even more cost-prohibitive than the already exorbitant costs of healthcare in America.
It's usually best to leave these links alone, as they're either relevant to the song (such as pointing to the record label or official website) or are links back to the site where you got the music code from.
The interface in Limewire is designed to be very intuitive and is largely operated through pointing and clicking.
This guide is designed to introduce you to the wonderful (free) world of evite invitations, explaining a number of their advantages, and pointing you towards a few web destinations where you can start organizing your next party.
Betty initially declined TLC's offer to star in a reality TV show, but her husband talked her into it by pointing out that their participation might help their young daughter, Rebecca, who has Cerebral Palsy.
Her face and body have graced the tabloids numerous times, usually with insidious headlines pointing out how heavy she's become.
The article offered cryptic spoilers based on poses like one Cylon Six pointing a finger at another.
The article foretold that the person they are looking as is reacting which is the Six who is pointing.
One of the first steps is to create your own icon, though, and there is a very handy icon-driven interface to do this - complete with handy arrows pointing to which button to click next.
You can access Facebook mobile by pointing your browser (such as Opera Mini or Safari for iPhone), to m.facebook.com and entering your primary e-mail and password.
If you registered your domain through a different company, you will need to go through the process of pointing the DNS servers to your website.
She stepped back and waved at Pete, pointing at the dust.
The sand stretched out before her, their tracks pointing to the escape route.
Betsy was pointing at the television as Martha and Howie came into the room.
We're just pointing the police in a direction.
I asked, pointing to the longest underlined numbers at the rear of the booklet.
She halted and quickly piled five small stones in an arrow pointing back the way they'd come, then wiped her muddied hands on her jeans.
But we piled stones pointing the way out at the turns.
Joseph rose from his chair, pointing an accusing finger.
He changed the subject by pointing out Brandon Westlake standing near the boys, his arm about Billy, as with animated motions he seemed to be giving last-minute instructions.
The two women chatted amicably, as if they'd known one another for a lifetime, with Cynthia pointing out the sights with a running line of commentary.
His own flashlight was jammed in his pocket, pointing absurdly upward.
Something as simple as calling her sweetheart or pointing out her many attributes could put her in a romantic mood.
Alex stopped, pointing at something on the ground.
He nodded, pointing to his belt buckle.
Instead of pointing to the four directions, its edges were lined with ancient symbols he took to be writing from the time-before-time.
We haven.t been able to record everyone.s names yet, but what we have is in the guestbook in the office, down that hall, last door on the right, the woman replied, pointing to a hallway behind her.
Donnie clung to his mother, eyes wide, pointing to a climber about to descend from the corner of the bridge.
Dean considered pointing out that Annie's reference to their "shared secret" didn't seem to refer to a pastoral hug, but held his tongue.
As Dean and his stepfather neared the bridge, they looked up to see a uniformed City of Ouray police man pointing at him.
And he's pointing his finger at me.
Elisabeth said, "I'm fine," while pointing to Jackson.
Jackson and Elisabeth spent many evenings outdoors lying on the frigid ground, stargazing, pointing out the constellations, and anticipating the occasional falling star.
Katie tore her eyes away from Gabe to follow where Toby was pointing, hoping to see Rhyn. It wasn't Rhyn or anyone else she expected to see, and she gasped.
Fred wanted to drive the extra 30 miles or more and visit the rest stop drop location but Dean put his foot down, pointing out that it was two months earlier when the money disappeared.
A big blue gun was pointing directly at Dean's mid section, out of sight of the others by the man's position.
His mind was awhirl with the pending confrontation, not to mention the magazine article with one more arrow pointing toward bicycling, the motor home, a trip west, the Rocky Mountains and Jeffrey Byrne, all rolled into one very plausible package.
In spite of his lingering and totally unfounded doubts that it was Jeffrey Byrne he was pursuing, there were far too many coincidences pointing to Cynthia Byrne's husband.
She led him first down the hallway where the gym was, pointing out the locker rooms and weapons room before taking him to the second floor to Jonny's wing and past her doorless room.
If you were asking Clara, then why were you pointing a finger at me?
I wasn't pointing a finger at you.
The Original Other motioned to the men around him, pointing towards Xander with a silent command.
This involves a loss of accuracy because, with a spiderline micrometer, the accidental error of pointing is of the order of o I" of arc.
The solution of the question hinges upon the interpretation of the canons, that is, upon whether they are to be taken as reflecting a recent, or as pointing to an imminent, persecution.
The arguments had been regarded as alternative or else as cumulative proofs, all pointing to one conclusion - God exists.
The commission reported favourably, selecting as a site Blair's original Port Cornwallis, but pointing out and avoiding the vicinity of a salt swamp which seemed to have been pernicious to the old colony.
Iwanzov  has brought forward strong grounds for the latter view, pointing out that the cnidoblast has no contractile mechanism and that measurements show discharged capsules to be on the average slightly larger than undischarged ones.
This usually has the form of a tetrahedron, with its points base occupying the surface of the body of the axis and its apex pointing towards the interior.
The probability is that this mechanism is to be found in green plants in the leavesat any rate there is a certain body of evidence pointing in this direction.
There is little direct evidence pointing to this extension of the power, and many experimenters directly contradict the statements of Frank.
There is some evidence pointing to the existence of this power in the cells of the higher plants.
The apex in this case will describe a circle, or rather a spiral, as it is elongating all the time, pointing to all points of the compass in succession.
The stem, by pointing directly to the light source, secures the best illumination possible for all of its leaves, the latter being distributed symmetrically around it.
For instance, the kagu (Rhinochetus) of New Caledonia, a queerly specialized form with Gruine affinities pointing only to South America.
The Christian apologist indeed may himself seek, following John Fiske, to philosophize evolution as a restatement of natural theology - " one God, one law, one element and one far-off divine event " - and as at least pointing towards personal immortality.
Guchkov attacked the maladministration in the navy, pointing out that no reforms were possible so long as grand-dukes were at the head of its departments.
It was agreed that one rap should mean "no" and three "yes," while more complicated messages were - and are - obtained in other ways, such as calling over or pointing to letters of the alphabet, when raps occur at the required letters.
Lavas dip in all directions from the central crystalline core, pointing to the conclusion that the main portion of the mountain represents a single volcanic mass.
The news of the strengthening of the British army and navy lately announced in the king's speech had perhaps annoyed him; but seeing that his outbursts of passion were nearly always the result of calculation - he once stated, pointing to his chin, that temper only mounted that high with him - his design, doubtless, was to set men everywhere talking about the perfidy of Albion.
At any rate, he spoke at Guildhall on Lord Mayor's Day in a worthy manner; admitting that the growth of the German navy was a main factor in British construction, and pointing out that no power was better able to bear the strain or less likely to fail than Great Britain.
The numerous errors in these assertions hardly need pointing out.
His duties are described in detail by the king's regulations, but may be summed up as consisting of seeing that the charges are in order, pointing out any informalities or defects in the charges or in the constitution of the court, seeing that any witness required by prosecutor or prisoner is summoned, keeping the minutes of the proceedings, advising on matters of law which arise at any time after the warrant for the courtmartial is issued, drawing up the findings and sentence, and forwarding the minutes when completed to the admiralty.
Eabani, whose name signifies "Ea creates," pointing to the tradition which made the god Ea the creator of mankind, is represented in the epic as the type of the primeval man.
These bands are due to molecular oscillations; Hartley suggests the carbon atoms to be rotating and forming alternately single and double linkages, the formation of three double links giving three bands, and of three single links another three; Baly and Collie, on the other hand, suggest the making and breaking of links between adjacent atoms, pointing out that there are seven combinations of one, two and three pairs of carbon atoms in the benzene molecule.
Experiments showed that the second acid was much more difficult to esterify than the first, pointing to the conclusion that Claus' formula for benzene was more probable than Kekule's.
By actual observations it has been shown that ether, alcohol, many esters of the normal alcohols and fatty acids, benzene, and its halogen substitution products, have critical constants agreeing with this originally empirical law, due to Sydney Young and Thomas; acetic acid behaves abnormally, pointing to associated molecules at the critical point.
If the latter epistle could be finally established as genuine, or its date fixed, it would give important evidence with regard to Ephesians; but in the present state of discussion we must confine ourselves to pointing out the fact.
Two gates, the one of the time of Edward I., the other erected early in the 15th century, overlook the marshes; a third stands at a considerable distance west of the town, its position pointing the contrast between the extent of the ancient town and that of the shrunken village of to-day.
After pointing out the immense difficulties which he had had to encounter owing to the absence of any regular accounts, and above all of any of " those statistics which constitute the soul, indeed the very life of a public administration," and that it was therefore impossible for him to pretend that he had been able to free himself altogether from the effects of the past, the minister continues, " every time we have endeavoured to have recourse to the previous elements of appreciation, we found ourselves faced by the chaos which characterized former years.
As soon as their strategic purpose of cutting him off from Vienna became apparent, the emperor moved his troops into position, and in the afternoon issued his famous proclamation to his troops, pointing out the enemy's mistakes and his plan for defeating them.
Calling up St Cyr, whom he had already warned to remain at Dresden with his command, he decides to fall back towards Erfurt, and go into winter quarters between that place and Magdeburg, pointing out that Dresden was of no use to him as a base and that if he does have a battle, he had much better have St Cyr and his men with him than at Dresden.
He checked the vainglory of Alexander, when he aspired to the honours of divinity, by pointing to his wounded finger, saying, "See the blood of a mortal, not of a god."
Upon one of these is based the principle of the mariner's compass, which is said to have been known to the Chinese as early as I ioo B.C., though it was not introduced into Europe until more than 2000 years later; a magnet supported so that its axis is free to turn in a horizontal plane will come to rest with its poles pointing approximately north and south.
The bar-magnet, if suspended horizontally in a paper stirrup by a thread of unspun silk, will also come to rest in the magnetic meridian with its marked end pointing northwards.
After pointing out that, since the magnetization of the metal is the quantity really concerned, W is more appropriately expressed in terms of I, the magnetic moment per unit of volume, than of B, he suggests an experiment to determine whether the mechanical work required to effect the complete magnetic reversal i Phil.
When no current is passing through the coil and the magnetic field is of zero strength, the needles arrange themselves in positions of stable equilibrium under their mutual forces, pointing in.
The suicide of Essex, the news of which was brought into court during the trial, was quoted as additional evidence against him, as pointing to the certainty of Essex's guilt.
It is not fitting to subtilize overmuch, and in the end John of Salisbury's solution is the practical one, his charitable spirit pointing him in particular to that love which is the fulfilling of the law.
Then comes a feeling of discomfort which can be often localized, the individual pointing with his finger to a spot somewhere behind the end of the breastbone.
For the later stages of the history of the Psalter we have, as we have seen, a fair amount of evidence pointing to conclusions of a pretty definite kind.
While pointing out that history has a utility as a mental discipline and a part of a liberal education, he recommended its study chiefly for its own sake, for the truth's sake and for the pleasure which it brings.
He rejected the vis medicatrix naturae, pointing out that nature in many cases not only did not help but marred the cure.
As regards the generation of electric energy, by pointing out defects of design in the dynamo as it existed about 1878, and showing.
A derivation is suggested from the disputed territory of Alsace, pointing the contrast between this lawless district and the adjacent Temple, the home of the law itself.
Other names pointing to the existence of pastimes now extinct are found elsewhere in London, as in Balls Pond Road, Islington, where in the 17th century was a proprietary pond for the sport of duck-hunting.
Edward Dillon (Glass, 1902) has very properly laid stress on the importance of the enamelled Saracenic glass of the r3th, 14th and r 5th centuries, pointing out that, whereas the Romans and Byzantine Greeks made some crude and ineffectual experiments in enamelling, it was under Saracenic influence that the processes of enamelling and gilding on glass vessels were perfected.
But friendly advisers also joined him, pointing out the risks of his undertaking.
The mouth of this chamber is protected by a ring of hairs pointing downwards, which allow the entrance but prevent the escape of small flies; after fertilization of the pistils the hairs wither.
Among these were the exponential calculus, and the curve called by him the linea brachistochrona, or line of swiftest descent, which he was the first to determine, pointing out at the same time the relation which this curve bears to the path described by a ray of light passing through strata of variable density.
He lays stress on the dimensional relations of the problem, pointing out that the phenomena which occur with large vanes in highly rarefied gas could also occur with proportionally smaller vanes in gas at higher pressure.
There are, however, two facts pointing to a late date.
In 1804 were also delivered the noble lectures entitled Grundziige des gegenwdrtigen Zeitalters (Characteristics of the Present Age, 1804), containing a most admirable analysis of the Aufkltirung, tracing the position of such a movement of thought in the natural evolution of the general human consciousness, pointing out its inherent defects, and indicating as the ultimate goal of progress the life of reason in its highest aspect as a belief in the divine order of the universe.
There must be two sets of elevating gears, one which brings the axis of the gun and the sights together on to the target, thus finding the angle of sight and also pointing the axis of the gun at the target, and a second by which, independent of the sight which remains fixed, the elevation due to the range can be given to the gun and read by means of a pointer and dial marked in yards for range.
His picture of Napoleon on horseback pointing the way to Italy is now in Berlin.
The place of his birth is uncertain in spite of some evidence pointing to Arezzo; on the title-page of all his works he is styled Guido Aretinus, or simply Aretinus.
Thirlwall replied by pointing out that no provision for theological instruction wa,s in fact made by the colleges except compulsory attendance at chapel, and that this was mischievous.
If a .JP solid circle be fixed in any one position and a tube be pivoted on its centre so as to move; and if the line C D be drawn upon the circle pointing towards any object Q in the heavens which lies in the plane of the circle, by turn ing the tube A B towards any other object P in the plane of the circle, the angle B 0 D will be the angle subtended by the two objects P and Q at the eye.
The circle was complete, but there were no Russians in the centre, and a map of the positions of the Japanese on the evening of the 10th shows the seventeen divisions thoroughly mixed up and pointing in every direction but that of the enemy.
These, however, soon ceased to be observed, and already in the 1 ith century, alBiruni could meet with no Hindu astronomer capable of pointing out to him the complete series.
After all care has been taken in laying and pointing, in accordance with the rules of theory and practice, absolute certainty of hitting the same spot every time is unattainable, as causes of error exist which cannot be eliminated, such as variations in the air and in the muzzle-velocity, and also in the steadiness of the shot in flight.
Hence the value of such evidence in pointing out the ancient course of trade and commercial connexions (17).
He first brought the revolutions of our satellite within the domain of Kepler's laws, pointing out that her apparent irregularities could be completely accounted for by supposing her to move in an ellipse with a variable eccentricity and directly rotatory major axis, of which the earth occupied one focus.
They often bear animal names, and it is dangerous to call a cat or dog without pointing at the animal, for a Jinni of the same name may be present and may take advantage of the invocation.
His immediate successors may have used his method to attain a greater degree of accuracy, but there is very little evidence pointing in this direction.
He lays stress on the relation of the supposed confession of faith of Constantine, embodied in the forgery, to that issued by the emperor Constantine V., pointing out the efforts made by the Byzantines between 756 and the synod of Gentilly in 767 to detach Pippin from the cause of Rome and the holy images.
Now Berkeley put this whole problem in a new light by pointing out a preliminary question.
Wellington now pressed for the total evacuation of France, pointing out that popular irritation had grown to such a pitch that, if the occupation were to be prolonged, he must concentrate the army between the Scheldt and the Meuse, as the forces, stretched in a thin line across France, were no longer safe in the event of a popular rising.
A band might in that case fade away towards zero frequencies, and as s increases, return again from infinity with diminishing distances, the head and the tail pointing in the same direction; or with a different value of constants a band might fade away towards infinite frequencies, then return through the whole range of the spectrum to zero frequencies, and once more return with its tail near its head.
And the fruits of much of that older study of the Gospels, which was largely employed in pointing out the special characteristics of each, will still prove serviceable.
The Chinese name for the compass is ting-nan-ching, or needle pointing to the south; and a distinguishing mark is fixed on the magnet's southern pole, as in European compasses upon the northern one."
The British government, in view of the apparent intention of China to establish effective suzerainty in Tibet, drew the attention of the government at Peking to the necessity of strictly observing its treaty obligations, and especially pointing out that the integrity of the frontier states of Nepal, Bhutan and Sikkim must be respected.
In 1685 he published Sentimens de quelques theologiens de Hollande sur l'histoire critique du Vieux Testament composee par le P. Richard Simon, in which, while pointing out what he believed to be the faults of that author, he undertook to make some positive contributions towards a right understanding of the Bible.
The mountain-finches may be regarded as pointing first to the rock-sparrows (Petronia) and then to the true sparrows (Passer); while the grosbeaks pass into many varied forms and throw out a very well marked form - the bullfinches (Pyrrhula).
He, not unnaturally, includes both curassows and turkeys in one category, calling both " Pavos " (peafowls); but he carefully distinguishes between them, pointing out among other things that the latter make a wheel (hacen la rueda) of their tail, though this was not so grand or so beautiful as that of the Spanish " Pavo," and he gives a faithful though short description of the turkey.
It sits crouching on the ground during the day, with its bill pointing in the air, a position from which it is not easily roused, and even when it takes wing, its flight is neither swift nor long sustained.
This difficulty has, however, been lessened since the translation and publication of the papyrus Rhind by Eisenlohr; 1 and it is now generally admitted that, in the distinction made in the last passage quoted above from Proclus, reference is made to the two forms of his work - aL a - Tr Epov pointing to what he derived from Egypt or arrived at in an Egyptian manner, while indicates the discoveries which he made in accordance with the Greek spirit.
The tail is capable of free vertical motion, and controlled by strong muscles, so that, at least in the true toucans, when the bird is preparing to sleep it is reverted and lies almost flat on the back, on which also the huge bill reposes, pointing in the opposite direction.
The two assertions are not to be reconciled by pointing out that Professor Tornebohm underestimated, for instance crediting the United States with only 1 1 billion tons, whereas the United States Geological Survey's expert credits that country with from ten to twenty times this quantity; nor by pointing out that only certain parts of Europe and a relatively small part of North America have thus far been carefully explored for iron ore, and that the rest of these two continents and South America, Asia and Africa may reasonably be expected to yield very great stores of iron, and that pyrite, one of the richest and most abundant of ores, has not been included.
The process of inserting white hairs is called in the trade "pointing," and is either done by stitching them in with a needle or by adhesive caoutchouc.
The closing sentences of this passage may be regarded as pointing to the very essence of the Kantian attempt at solution of the problem of knowledge.
He took part in the debate on the King's speech, pointing out the views of the Labour party on the industrial situation.
The aim of his inquiries was to promote the happiness of mankind, which could be better accomplished by pointing out the real possibilities of progress than by indulging in vague dreams of perfectibility apart from the actual facts which condition human life.
It is a pinnatifid leaf, with the divisions pointing towards the petiole and a large triangular apex.
It is pear-shaped, the narrow end pointing southward.
Meanwhile, Thiers issued a proclamation pointing out that a Republic would embroil France with all Europe, while the duke of Orleans, who was "a prince devoted to the principles of the Revolution" and had "carried the tricolour under fire" would be a "citizen king" such as the country desired.
In 1788 Sir Joseph Banks, at the request of the directors, drew up a memoir on the cultivation of economic plants in Bengal, in which he gave special prominence to tea, pointing out the regions most favourable for its cultivation.
Against them trustworthy authorities testified to his general and remarkable considerateness, pointing to the statues which the city had raised in his honour, and to the numbers of his friends, who were many enough to fill whole cities.
Thus the issue to which the events of about a century had been pointing was apparently raised; Germany was divided into two hostile parties, one set of states grouping Distuththemselves around Austria, another around Prussia.
His was a steady and stimulating presence, ever pointing to the best in art and thought, and his influence on his age was greater than that of any other Dane.
Hydrogen they held to be the phlogiston of metals, and they supported this view by pointing out that it was liberated when metals were dissolved in acids.
The water enters the pores of the wood (which should be placed with the butt end pointing up stream) and dissolves and forces out the sap. After about two weeks in this position it is taken out and stacked in open sheds to be dried in the natural way, or treated by warm air in special chambers.
Presently, when He told that His mother and brethren were calling for Him, He disclaimed their interference by pointing to a new circle of family relationship, consisting of all those who " do the will of God."
There are hundreds of caves in this neighbourhood, all pointing to a line of Buddhist occupation connecting Balkh with Kabul.
The Sokotri appear to have remained Nestorian Christians, with a bishop under the metropolitan of Persia, through the middle ages, though there are indications pointing to a connexion with the Jacobite church.
The Famine Commission of 1878 urged the importance of forest conservancy as a safeguard to agriculture, pointing out that a supply of wood for fuel was necessary if cattle manure was to be used to any extent for the fields, and also that forest growth served to retain the moisture in the subsoil.
We have, then, as evidence for the earliest period, the simple pylon-tombs, which belong to the pre-Hellenic age; how far back in this stage the Nabataean settlement goes we do no.t know, but not farther than the 6th century B.C. A period follows in which the dominant civilization combines Greek, Egyptian and Syrian elements, clearly pointing to the age of the Ptolemies.
Here Sir William Hamilton did a real service to logic in pointing out that " Logic postulates to be allowed to state explicitly in language all that is implicitly contained in the thought."
Yet at the same time it cannot well be denied that she was in the habit of pointing to the said marvels as evidence of her Mahatma's existence.
Belisarius wrote to the eunuch pointing out the necessity of unity of purpose in the imperial army.
Between 374 and 377 we read of grievous complaints of injustice and extortion perpetrated under legal forms, the result probably of the recent panic, and pointing to an increasing weakness and timidity at headquarters.
In this she is represented standing upright, simply robed, a hood over her head, the left hand raised and pointing upwards.
This arrangement was ratified by Palmerston; and all four powers now combined to press it on the reluctant Porte, pointing out, in a joint note of the 30th of January 1841, that "they were not conscious of advising a course out of harmony with the sovereignty and legitimate rights of the sultan, or contrary to the duties imposed on the Pasha of Egypt as a subject appointed by His Highness to govern a province of the Ottoman Empire."
Flexner and C. Hunter Stewart, pointing out that the evidence, so far from showing that Mr Haffkine's laboratory was to blame, made it clear to those acquainted with bacteriological work that it could have had nothing to do with the occurrence.
Robert Willis (1800-1875) has the merit of having been the first to simplify considerably the theory of puie mechanism, by pointing out that that branch of mechanics relates wholly to comparative motions.
It contains the well-known prophecy that the descendants of Aeneas are to rule over the Trojans, - pointing to the existence of an Aenead dynasty in the Troad.
It is the crowning merit of the author that he never ceases to be an impartial spectator - a cold and curious critic. We might compare him to an anatomist, with knife and scalpel dissecting the dead body of Italy, and pointing out the symptoms of her manifold diseases with the indifferent analysis of one who has no moral sensibility.
Nobili (1784-1835) in 1825 conceived the ingenious idea of neutralizing the directive effect of the earth's magnetism by employing a pair of magnetized steel needles fixed to one axis, but with their magnetic poles pointing in opposite directions.
This proposal of the Lords to discuss supply infringed upon the privileges of the Commons; accordingly, when the report of committee was read to the Lower House, Bacon spoke against the proposed conference, pointing out at the same time that a communication from the Lords might be received, but that the actual deliberation on it must be taken by themselves alone.
He therefore addressed an eloquent and imploring letter to the earl, pointing out the dangers of his position and urging upon him what he judged to be the only safe course of action, to seek and secure the favour of the queen alone; above all things dissuading him from the appearance of military popularity.
A director of agriculture was appointed in 1896, and leaflets are issued pointing out improvements within the means of the villager, and how to deal with plant diseases and insect pests.
At Exiles they are separated and guarded with special precautions; and in January 1687 one of them (all the evidence admittedly pointing to La Riviere) dies.
It may be mentioned that more or less breaking takes place between each pair of rollers, the pins of which are opposed, and that combing and drawing out obtains between those rollers with pins pointing in the same direction.
In 1867 Wurtz prepared neurine synthetically by the action of trimethylamine on glycol-chlorhydrin, and in 1872 he discovered aldol, pointing out its double character as at once an alcohol and an aldehyde.
It is a straight-growing tree, with grey bark and whorls of horizontal branches giving a cylindro-conical outline; the leaves are short, rigid and glaucous; the cones, oblong and rather pointing upwards, grow only near the top of the tree, and ripen in the second autumn; the seeds are oily like those of P. Pinea, and are eaten both on the Alps and by the inhabitants of Siberia; a fine oil is expressed from them which is used both for food and in lamps, but, like that of the Italian pine, it soon turns rancid.
Jevons arrived quite early in his career at the doctrines that constituted his most characteristic and original contributions to economics and logic. The theory of utility, which became the keynote of his general theory of political economy, was practically formulated in a letter written in 1860; and the germ of his logical principles of the substitution of similars may be found in the view which he propounded in another letter written in 1861, that "philosophy would be found to consist solely in pointing out the likeness of things."
In this connexion it is worth pointing out that the homily against idolatry was reprinted, without alteration and by the king's authority, long after altar lights had been restored under the influence of the high church party supreme at court.
The vegetation of the western part of the plain and of the hottest zone of the western mountains thus becomes closely allied to, or almost identical with, that of the drier parts of the Indian peninsula, more especially of its hilly portions; and, while a general tropical character is preserved, forms are observed which indicate the addition of an Afghan as well as of an African element, of which last the gay lily Gloriosa superba is an example, pointing to some.
In this Pigott presently seated himself and proclaimed himself as the Messiah with the words, "God is no longer there," pointing upwards, "but here," pointing to himself.
The town, in the shape of a rectangular parallelogram, with the corners pointing approximately toward the cardinal points of the compass, covered 741 acres of ground.