Proportioned Sentence Examples
She had long blonde hair like spun silk, a perfectly proportioned figure and blue-green eyes that made you feel you were looking into the sea.
At five-nine, he seemed tall to her – probably because she was so short, but possibly because he was so well proportioned.
He had an athletic build, muscular and well proportioned.
The Small White pigs are beautifully proportioned.
He was also the first to demonstrate experimentally the difference of action between what he called a "quantity" magnet excited by a "quantity" battery of a single pair, and an "intensity" magnet with long fine wire coil excited by an "intensity" battery of many elements, having their resistances suitably proportioned.Advertisement
A well-made horse wants dissecting in detail, and then if a good judge can discover no fault with any part, but finds each of good proportions, and the whole to harmonize without defect, deformity or deficiency, he has before him a well-shaped horse; and of two equally well-made and equitably proportioned horses the best bred one will be the best.
It wasn't as if she were wearing a bikini, and her only physical attributes were a flat abdomen and smooth curves â€“ well, those and her breasts, but they were over proportioned - out of balance, so to speak.
At five-nine, he seemed tall to her â€“ probably because she was so short, but possibly because he was so well proportioned.
The three bedroom homes have well proportioned living room, kitchen/breakfast rooms, cloakroom and integral garage.
Claydon is an 18th-century showpiece, whose classically proportioned exterior conceals riotous rococo ornamentation and chinoiserie within.Advertisement
It is beautifully proportioned and remains without doubt the world's most elegant skyscraper.
The pinion z and the toothed wheel d are connected by an intermediate wheel and pinion Y; the numbers of teeth in the wheels and pinions are so proportioned that twenty-four revolutions of the micrometer screw produce one revolution of the drum and wheel d.
Taxes are not sufficiently proportioned to what the land may reasonably be expected to produce, nor sufficient allowance made for the exceptional conditions of a southern climate, in which a few hours bad weather may destroy a whole crop. The Italian agriculturist has come to look (and often in vain) for action on a large scale from the state, for irrigation, drainage of uncultivated low-lying land, which may be made fertile, river regulation, &c.; while to the small proprietor the state often appears only as a hard and inconsiderate tax-gatherer.
He returned to Switzerland in July 1788, cherishing vague schemes of fresh literary activity; but genuine sorrow caused by the death of his friend Deyverdun interfered with steady work, nor was it easy for him to fix on a new subject which should be at once congenial and proportioned to his powers; while the premonitory mutterings of the great thunderstorm of the French Revolution, which reverberated in hollow echoes even through ' An anonymous pamphlet, entitled Observations on the three last volumes of the Roman History, appeared in 1788; Disney's Sermon, with Strictures, in 1790; and Whitaker's Review, in 1791.
The elegantly proportioned interior retains its homely atmosphere and is renowned for its very fine plaster and wood rococo decoration.Advertisement
It is beautifully proportioned and remains without doubt the world 's most elegant skyscraper.
Conversely, bunk bed stairs are proportioned for children and safer for them to navigate since most kids become skilled at climbing stairs when they first learn to walk.
A boy might rail against this, but hopefully when he sees that he looks taller and better proportioned in a suit that fits properly, he'll embrace the look.
This creates a more proportioned appearance.
They are perfectly proportioned for petites with a 28-inch inseam and come in sizes 12WP to 34WP.Advertisement
The 1950s in particular work well for plus-sized women because the ideal figure of the decade was generously proportioned in the bust and hips.
That's why we offer women's plus size swimwear in hundreds of beautiful styles expertly proportioned to fit and flatter and offer confidence."
The flattering plus size clothingdesigns are versatile, always in season and style, and perfectly proportioned to feel as great as they look.
Pur coloring products must be precisely measured and proportioned properly for the best results, making them very difficult for novices to use.
If you are equally proportioned from your shoulders to your waist, the trick is to find a suit that creates the illusion of curvy definition.Advertisement
This is because no matter how sedentary a life style, this key area tends to remain more delicately proportioned than other areas of the body (like the hips and waist).
Of course, not everyone is as generously proportioned as Kim Kardashian, but good health always looks sexy, especially to people who know how to appreciate it!
This is especially annoying since a one-piece with a halter top is so flattering and can create a fully proportioned look.
Whenever possible, it helps to buy clothes from manufacturers whose garments are proportioned for petites; if you wear a skirt from the regular women's department and have it altered, it may not have the perfect proportions you need.
Petite skirts are not only shorter in length, but are proportioned for the shorter body, ensuring a better fit.
It just makes sense to buy pants that already have a shorter inseam and tops that are proportioned for the petite frame.
Petite clothing is proportioned to better fit the shorter frame, but depending on where you fall in the petite height chart, some alterations may still be necessary.
Make sure your top is proportioned for shorter women so that it doesn't fall past your mid-thighs - otherwise, it can look like you're wearing a dress with leggings underneath.
Regular sizes may not be correctly proportioned for smaller frames, resulting in an ill-fitting jacket.
The stone's shape should also be proportioned to the hand, which may allow a smaller carat weight to look lovelier than a large stone with an improper shape.
A diamond cut refers to the number of facets in a finished diamond and how those facets are proportioned in the gem's diamond.
Each dimension is measured exactly, and the diamond is perfectly proportioned.
With specially proportioned bra designs, the petite styling is available in underwire, contour, padded, non-wire, and convertible options.
A very tall, perfectly proportioned black man, looking like the front page of a fashion magazine, smiled and held out his hand.
It wasn't as if she were wearing a bikini, and her only physical attributes were a flat abdomen and smooth curves – well, those and her breasts, but they were over proportioned - out of balance, so to speak.
The House of Representatives was to consist of members chosen in the different states in numbers proportioned to their population, but never fewer than five.
The slope of the river bed diminishes until the plain compels the river to move slowly, swinging in meanders proportioned to its size, and gradually, controlled by the flattening land, ceasing to transport material, but raising its banks and silting up its bed by the dropped sediment, until, split up and shoaled, its distributaries struggle across its delta to the sea.
To get the best effect the area of the blast-nozzle must be properly proportioned to the size of the cylinders and be properly set with regard to the base of the chimney.
His suggestion of a plurality of votes, proportioned to the elector's degree of education, was avowedly put forward only as an ideal; he admitted that no authentic test of education could for the present be found.
The library (1888-1895; cost $2,486,000, exclusive of the site, given by the state) is a dignified, finely proportioned building of pinkish-grey stone, built in the style of the Italian Renaissance, suggesting a Florentine palace.
Their power is proportioned to requirements of load and maximum gradient; the speed is rarely more than 6 or 8 m.
Further, these glasses, when made from properly proportioned materials, possess a very considerable degree of chemical stability, which is amply sufficient for most optical purposes.
If Struve had employed a properly proportioned double circular diaphragm, fixed symmetrically with the axis of the telescope in front of the divided lens and turning with the micrometer, it is probable that his report on the instrument would have been still more favourable.
The principle is to have a constriction in the tube above the bulb so proportioned that when the instrument is upright it acts in every way as an ordinary mercurial thermometer, but when it is inverted the thread of mercury breaks at the constriction, and the portion above the point runs down the now reversed tube and remains there as a measure of the temperature at the moment of turning over.
When piles were used they were the rough stems of trees of a length proportioned to the depth of the water, sharpened sometimes by fire and at other times chopped to a point by hatchets.
The movable bridge in its closed position must be proportioned like a fixed w'?
He was besieged for dedications, and as every dedication meant a present proportioned to the circumstances of the dedicatee, there was a natural temptation to be lavish of them.
Jiilicher's work is also highly practical, very complete and well proportioned in scale, and up to a certain point its matter is also excellent.
Modern engineers favour the practice of having the stones of various sizes instead of being uniform, because if these sizes are wisely proportioned the whole mixture can be made more solid, and the rough "pockets" avoided.
The area B of the top side of the upper piston is proportioned in such a way that when under the full water pressure the dead weight of the ram and cage is just balanced when the former is at the bottom of its stroke.
The greatest gainers by the redistribution were the Ruthenes, whose representation was trebled, though it is still far from being proportioned to their numbers.
But in the ordinary skeletal muscles the amount of the muscular contraction is for a short range of quantities of stimulus (of above threshold value) proportioned to the intensity of the stimulus and increases with it.
Working is proportioned to inner coherence.
The general Micronesian type is a well-proportioned rather slightly built figure, with small and regular features; head high and well proportioned, but forehead rather retreating and narrow at the temples; cheek bones and chin slightly prominent; straight black hair, lanker than that of the Polynesians, colour somewhat darker than the Polynesians, the Marshalls being darker and more vigorous than the Carolines, while the Gilbert type, though smaller than the latter, is still darker and coarser.
If the lead is therefore rightly proportioned to the standard of alloy, the resulting button will consist of only gold and silver, and these are separated by the operation of parting, which consists in boiling the alloy (after rolling it to a thin plate) in strong nitric acid, which dissolves the silver and leaves the gold as a coherent sponge.
The marriage of Mary and Darnley was now a question of practical politics, and the queen, having nursed her new suitor through an attack of measles, soon made up her mind to wed him, saying he "was the properest and best proportioned long man that ever she had seen."
Its first object is being, " simply considered," and it is accordingly proportioned, other things being equal, to the object's " degree of existence."
If the loads to be carried are largely stationary, and if the span is small, the floor joists can be readily proportioned by means of tables given in the handbooks issued by many steel companies.
The interior, however, is finely proportioned and exhibits beautiful modern polychrome decorations, numerous pictures and interesting monumental brasses.
A reservoir so proportioned to the stream-flow with a proper addition to avoid drawing off the bottom water, would probably be safe in Great Britain in any year FIG.
The report ran " that it is the opinion of this committee that a reward be settled by parliament upon such person or persons as shall discover a more certain and practicable method of ascertaining the longitude than any yet in practice; and the said reward be proportioned to the degree Hof exactness to which the said method shall reach."
The people, he contended, were no worse off under the old monarchy than they will be in the long run under assemblies that are bound by the necessity of feeding one part of the community at the grievous charge of other parts, as necessitous as those who are so fed; that are obliged to flatter those who have their lives at their disposal by tolerating acts of doubtful influence on commerce and agriculture, and for the sake of precarious relief to sow the seeds of lasting want; that will be driven to be the instruments of the violence of others from a sense of their own weakness, and, by want of authority to assess equal and proportioned charges upon all, will be compelled to lay a strong hand upon the possessions of a part.
This superb three bedroomed flat is situated on the raised ground floor of a purpose-built development and offers well proportioned living accommodation throughout.
Wentworth Mews, Bow, E3 This well proportioned maisonette is superbly positioned by Mile End tube station.
A well proportioned one bedroom ex local authority maisonette located opposite Mostyn Gardens.
A generously proportioned lounge with upvc double-glazed doors opening out on to the well deck comprises the remaining living space.
On the farther side of the eastern ravine stands a smaller but very well proportioned structure, the church of St Eugenius, the patron saint of Trebizond, now the Yeni Djuma djami, or New Friday mosque.
The Madonna della Ghiara, built in 1597 in the form of a Greek cross, and restored in 1900, is beautifully proportioned and finely decorated in stucco and with frescoes of the Bolognese school of the early 17th century.
Junker, who described them as "well proportioned, though the oval-shaped head seemed somewhat too large for the size of the body."
In consequence of this law the great lords were compelled to put forces in the field proportioned to their enormous fortunes, and Sigismund was able in 1529 to raise 300 foot and 3200 horse from the province of Podolia alone.
About a year before his death, he is described by Sanson,2 a missionary from the French king Louis XIV., as tall, strong and active, a fine princea little too effeminate for a monarch, with a Roman nose very well proportioned to other parts, very large blue eyes, and a midling mouth, a beard painted black, shavd round, and well turnd, even to his ears.
They occupy the extreme east limits of Papuan territory and are usually classified as Melanesians; but they are physically superior to the pure examples of that race, combining their dark colour, harsh hirsute skin, crisp hair, which is bleached with lime and worn in an elaborately trained mop, and muscular limbs, with the handsome features and well proportioned bodies of the Polynesians.