Pricking Sentence Examples
The borzois jumped up, jerking the rings of the leashes and pricking their ears.
The pricking out of seedlings in pots in the propagating pit is effected in a similar way.
This reminds me that Dr. Hale used to give a personal touch to his letters to me by pricking his signature in braille.
If this is done the soil will be fit for working in spring, and a pricking over with the fork will reduce it to a fine tilth, and will admit of the bulbs being planted promptly.
The kinds of stimuli that cause a pain response on the skin include pricking, cutting, crushing, burning, and freezing.
The usual ornament is a conventional flower pattern, pricked in from paper and dusted along the pricking.
Sow the seed in April in a hot-bed, pricking out the seedlings in a hot-bed, and plant about the end of May.
Skin tests are performed by administering a tiny dose of the suspected allergen by pricking, scratching, puncturing, or injecting the skin.
The test is performed by pricking the surface of the skin with a thin needle containing a small amount of a suspected allergen.
Monitoring your blood glucose requires pricking your finger one or more times each day and testing the tiny drop of blood using a special machine.Advertisement
Thus shallow square or oblong wooden boxes, made of light, inexpensive wood, are very useful for seedsowing, for pricking out seedlings, or for planting cuttings.
I gave her my braille slate to play with, thinking that the mechanical pricking of holes in the paper would amuse her and rest her mind.
Prior to 1691, however, Dr John Clayton, dean of Kildare, filled bladders with inflammable gas obtained by the distillation of coal, and showed that on pricking the bladders and applying a light to the escaping gas it burnt with a luminous flame, and in 1726 Stephen Hales published the fact that by the distillation of 158 grains of Newcastle coal, 180 cub.