Puddle sentence example

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  • Water dripped off her into a puddle at her feet.
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  • At one point he splashed through a mud puddle, throwing mud and water all over her.
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  • She twisted her glass around in the puddle of condensation.
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  • The first sign of the ground Dean spotted was a rain puddle reflecting the glow from the lights of the plane as the wheels touched the runway—one, two, three times before the tired air­craft glided to the taxiway.
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  • The puddle wall is crossed by a pedestal of concrete carry- - 3 ing the brick discharge cul v ert.
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  • She lifted it to see the outline of a puddle of the liquid beneath the mat.
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  • There can be little doubt that the puddle at the right-hand angle j was also strained, but not to the point of rupture, as owing to the rise of the sandstone base there was comparatively little room for settlement on that side.
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  • When, as may happen in dry seasons, the puddle wall remains long above the water level, it parts with moisture and contracts.
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  • The puddle was then replaced, and remains sensibly watertight.
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  • The original material may have been perfectly satisfactory, but if, for example, in puddle the progress of the work a stream of water is allowed to flow across it, fine clay is sometimes washed away, and the gravel or sand associated with it left to a sufficient extent to permit of future percolation.
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  • Wherever the base of a puddle wall cannot be worked into a continuous bed of clay or shale, or tied into a groove cut in sound rock free from water-hearing fissures, the safest course is to base it on an artificial material at once impermeable and incapable of erosion, interposed between the rock and the puddled clay.
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  • If the soil is allowed to become dry and pulverized, rain is likely to run off or " puddle the surface without penetrating it more than a very short distance.
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  • A deep porous bed in the upper layers is essential, and this should consist of fine particles which lie close to each other without any tendency to stick together and " puddle " after heavy showers.
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  • i I in the relative positions in which they were found, and carefully measured, as the puddle was removed from a crippled reservoir dam.
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  • In addition to defects arising out of the condition or figure of the rock or of artificial work upon which the puddle clay rests, the puddle wall itself is often defective.
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  • Above ground, if the water level is to be higher than the natural boundary, the same puddle walls or cores are carried up to the required level, and are supported as they rise by embankments of earth on either side.
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  • The puddle at a was originally held up by the flat head of this pedestal; not so the puddle at b, which under the superincumbent weight settled down and produced the fault bc, accompanied with a shearing or tangential strain or, less probably, with actual fracture in the direction bd.
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  • These fissures are in vertical planes stretching entirely across the puddle trench, and reaching in one case, aa, nearly to the highest level at which the reservoir had been worked for seventeen years after the leakage had been discovered.
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  • Thus the permeable vein grows vertically rather than horizontally, and ultimately assumes the form of a thin vertical sheet traversing the puddle wall, often diagonally in plan, and having a thickness which has varied in different cases from a few inches to a couple of feet or more, of almost clean sand rising to an observed height of 30 or 40 ft., and only arrested in its upward growth by the necessary lowering of the reservoir water to avoid serious danger.
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  • 8 applies also to the ends of puddle walls where they abut against steep faces of rock.
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  • It remains rather obscure, though the type species originally " was discovered in great abundance in a roadside puddle subject to desiccation."
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  • Water-tight concrete is a suitable material for the purpose; it need not be made so thick as the puddle core, and is therefore sometimes used with considerable advantage in lieu of the puddle for the whole depth below ground.
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  • fluttering a wing in a puddle, are torn to pieces alive by the dogs.
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  • 8 or 9 until the clay had ceased to settle down, it is probable that the interstices, at first formed between the puddle and the concrete or rock, would have been sufficiently filled to prevent injurious percolation at any future time.
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  • There are several cases in Great Britain where it has been necessary to carry down the puddle trench to about zoo ft.
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  • The base of a puddle trench is often found to have been placed upon rock, perfectly sound in itself, but having joints which are not impermeable.
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  • If no considerable difference of water-pressure had been allowed between the two sides of the puddle trench in figs.
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  • The sand-filled vein, several inches in width, was found, on taking out the puddle, to have terminated near the highest level to which the water was allowed to rise, but not to have worked downwards.
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  • Obviously, the junction between the puddle and the concrete might have been made at any lower level.
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  • They may be quite permeable, but to prevent undue settlement and distortion they must, like the puddle, be well consolidated.
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  • was above the original ground level, and it is interesting to note that this portion, owing probably to easier access for the water from the reservoir and reduced compression of the puddle, was much wider than below.
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  • - Leakage due to improperly formed discharge culvert-through puddle wall of reservoir.
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  • In such a structure the whole attention as regards water-tightness should be concentrated upon the puddle wall or core.
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  • 8 is a part longitudinal section through the puddle wall of an earthen embankment.
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  • The embankments on either side of the puddle wall are merely to support the puddle and to keep it moist above the ground level when the reservoir is low.
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  • puddle of oil could be seen on the surface of the finished dish.
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  • And this isn't a small leak, it's almost a steady drip that can form a puddle within 30 seconds.
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  • Having passed through the puddle core the leaking water sometimes rises to the surface of the ground, producing a visibly turbid spring.
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  • Unless such faces are so far below the surface of the puddle, and so related to the lower parts of the trench, that no tension, and consequent tendency to separation of the puddle from the rock, can possibly take place, and unless abundant time is given, before the reservoir is charged, for the settlement and compression of the puddle to be completed, leakage with disastrous results may occur.
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  • The loss of water by leakage through such joints or fissures below the puddle wall may or may not be a serious matter in itself; but if at any point there is sufficient movement of water across the base of the trench to produce the slightest erosion of the clay above it, that movement almost invariably increases.
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  • Here the straining of the original horizontal puddle in settling down is indicated in a purposely exaggerated way by the curved lines.
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  • In other cases leakage and failure have arisen from allowing a part of the rock bottom or end of a puddle trench to overhang, as in fig.
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  • puddle the clay!
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  • Offer a built-in wool puddle pad for protection.
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  • puddle on the road by the pedestrian crossing.
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  • Everyday I wipe up the puddle of wee around the toilet and have to stop myself slipping cos you haven't used the bathmat.
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  • A female blackbird bounces around in the puddle of water on the paving slabs by the fountain.
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  • This problem does not occur in existing canals because the piling passes into the original puddle clay.
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  • crag martinS came to the path collecting mud from the edge of a puddle.
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  • The most frenzied scrutiny failed to disclose any eldritch tentacles writhing from the graves, nor even a consolatory puddle of blasphemous ichor.
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  • Outings and Trips I believe in healthy living, so unless the weather is particularly inclement (puddle jumping is fun!
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  • jump in a puddle they splash themselves with water full of these little animals.
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  • On the 22nd of June a large horse leech was found in a puddle halfway down the cave.
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  • Came upon a large puddle of water about 100m from where we had set up camp.
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  • Water spilled out making a puddle onto the table.
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  • If the dog leaves a puddle on the floor, he couldn't hold his bladder any longer and therefore urinated on the floor to relieve himself.
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  • In order to prevent a tendency to slip, due to sudden and partial changes of satura tion, the outer embankment should always be permeable, and well drained at the base except close to the puddle.
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  • Tarn is an arcane word for big puddle and sounds nice.
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  • Puddle Duds dinosaur raincoat for boys is a top-seller,and it's available at sites such as Little Dragonflies and Kids Surplus.
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  • Whether she's running from house to car or simply splashing in a backyard puddle, the main purpose of purchasing a raincoat for your toddler is to keep her dry.
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  • He is prancing happily through a puddle and being stared at by a yellow duck.
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  • Puddle Pet Care offers these collars in a range of sizes and colors.
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  • Water may puddle up and seep behind the baseboard and under your floor, which could damage the floor.
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  • Dandelion Summers carries a wide variety of sizes of mattress pads, including wool puddle pads for bassinets and Moses baskets.
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  • Add a truly unique and exotic touch with oil candle making, whether you are crafting hand blown glass oil candles, oil lamps or simple bowls with slow burning wicks in a puddle of oil.
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  • A puddle of bright green, slippery fluid can mean a radiator leak.
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  • A brown oily puddle under your car may indicate an engine oil leak or a lubrication leak.
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  • A clear puddle may be water from your air conditioner or a power steering fluid leak.
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  • You'll want to keep a close eye on the cheese or else it will melt too much and you will have a puddle.
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  • After all, accidentally dipping your chocolate strawberry in a puddle of beef broth isn't very tasty.
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  • The finer particles of clay in the line of the joint are washed away, while the sandy particles, which nearly all natural clays contain, remain behind and form a constantly deepening porous vein of sand crossing the base of the puddle.
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  • I'm not sure Sunderland's Yacht basin is more impressive than a frozen puddle;) Fame at last H!
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  • Leather without the liner will cause the material to stick to your skin or worse, result in a puddle of sweat.
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  • There's nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night in a puddle of sweat, and summer sleep shirts can help you avoid that.
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  • He drained her to the point of death and left her face down in a puddle of water.
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  • This alternate Weir, Sheppard and Zelinka discovered a puddle jumper that had a time traveling capability.
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  • The monster gradually dissolved into a radioactive puddle.
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  • Just as raindrops meld seamlessly into a puddle, this carbon rain melds onto the diamond chip in a process called chemical vapor deposition (CVD), growing it to previously unheard of proportions for made-made gems.
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  • parched with thirst with nothing to eat or drink beside the little bit of rain that remained in the puddle beside them.
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  • puddle ducks.
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  • A car, an unrecognizable hulk of blackened metal, was ground against the concrete abutment of an over pass in a puddle of water.
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  • The first sign of the ground Dean spotted was a rain puddle reflecting the glow from the lights of the plane as the wheels touched the runway—one, two, three times before the tired air­craft glided to the taxiway.
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  • Seeing a young policewoman away from him, the boy goes on the car and arrives so close to her passing on a puddle.
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  • I was too embarrassed to look back in case I had left a little puddle behind.
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  • puddle clay in the traditional way.
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  • The symbol may be visual, auditory, or that you step in a mud puddle!
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  • puddle of blood begins to pool around Michael's head, running thick over the pavement.
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  • puddle of dead water in the hold lapping over the floor down aft.
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  • ripple in a puddle.
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  • spilled out making a puddle onto the table.
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  • undersigned persons ask themselves) is a puddle?
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  • In the midst of new wave and 80's rock it causes little more than a ripple in a puddle.
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  • So I open the car door and step straight into a massive puddle of swirling soupy water, right over my shoe !
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  • What (the undersigned persons ask themselves) is a puddle?
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  • I was sporting psychotic hair, a haggard face and facing a puddle of wee on the kitchen floor.
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  • The dissolution of the ice made a large puddle in the playground.
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  • Failure to change it in a timely fashion can result in a smelly puddle of urine on the bottom of the litter box.
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  • Do you long to sink into a puddle of silk, or are you a cotton kind of girl?
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