How to use Raked in a sentence
His gaze raked over her.
Sofia sighed and raked a hand through her hair.
She raked both hands through his hair.
A sheepish smile tugged at his lips as he raked his fingers through his hair.
All the Indian huckleberry hills are stripped, all the cranberry meadows are raked into the city.Advertisement
Vigour of reasoning and originality of view were not his characteristics as a writer; nor will the student who has raked these dust-heaps of miscellaneous learning and oldfashioned mysticism discover more than a few sentences of genuine enthusiasm and simple-hearted aspiration to repay his trouble and reward his patience.
Lawns can be raked off and mulched with short manure, or rich garden earth where manure cannot be obtained.
If the lawn is thin in spots, these places may be raked over heavily and new grass seed sown.
The attacking columns reached the crest of Monte Tomba, but their bolt was shot; and Monfenera still held firm and raked their left flank.
Typical of a vintage model, the legs are steeply raked forward, bringing the wheels a long way forward of the balance point.Advertisement
The covering of leaves or litter should be taken off bulbs and tender plants that were covered up for winter, so that the beds can be lightly forked and raked.
After slowly cooling, the outer mould was broken away from outside the statue and the inner core as much as possible broken up and raked out through a hole in the foot or some other part of the statue.
Every piece of scandal which could be raked together respecting Scaliger or his family is to be found there.
Sound and lights are operated from a control position at the rear of the raked auditorium.
Water and landscape elements are symbolized by fifteen rocks set in raked gravel.Advertisement
It will then be raked to remove any nutrient rich herbage.
Discrete fixings will be installed also to allow the erection of raked seating over the central grass oval during the Festival period.
It now has partial raked seating, a large stage and state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems.
This raked structure consists of concrete treads and timber infill risers and is used as a supply air plenum.
Have you measured your mast rake to see what it is at the moment with it raked back?Advertisement
Larger groups are accommodated in a lecture theater, with raked seating.
Studio Theater Seats 150 in raked seating set at the moment in the round.
The serenity of the raked gravel in Zen gardens has inspired a new process, involving repeatedly drawing pencil lines through gesso.
It was an immediate success with the public, and in consequence, the state, which raked in millions in revenue.
The game raked in enough cash to spawn an historic racing spin-off, GT Legends, which received an equally warm reception.Advertisement
Often the water feature is actually sand raked to symbolize water and showcase the earth's elements.
Jude Law's cover girl baby raked in quite the pretty penny for her mama.
The rhythmic lines are raked in flowing patterns around the large, asymmetrical stones.
In olden times, gardeners raked the ground underneath pine trees to collect the needles, then spread them in the garden.
Compost, animal manure, grass clippings or raked leaves are just a few of the many free soil amendments you can add to your garden soil to increase nutrient content and water retention.
Yet American movie producers took in a staggering $51 billion that year while the Bombay moviemakers raked in only $1.3 billion.
After only a year in circulation, DC shoes had raked in nearly $7 million.
In most of these cases, the wives are also attorneys and they stand the in public while the husband is raked over the coals.
She's raked in millions over the years, and in 2010, added $58 million to the pot, according to Wondrous.com.
Forbes.com states that 50 Cent raked in $41 million between the summer of 2005 and the summer of 2006. 50 Cent is a hip-hop star with a background that draws people in.
Her gaze raked over him, but she kept her distance.
It is then raked out on the work-stone and divided into a very poor "grey" slag which is put aside, and a richer portion, which goes back into the furnace.
The natives engaged in the fishery used some 400 sailboats of 3 to 15 tons capacity, and the beds were raked in search of pearl oysters.
The former contains a mixture of semi-solid and molten metal, which is raked out into iron ladles and cast into plates of 66 to 77 lb weight, to be sold as "spelter."
Between 4 and 4.30 the "Congress," having been raked fore and aft for nearly an hour by the "Merrimac," was forced to surrender.
The curse or pollution thus incurred was frequently in later years raked up for political reasons; the Spartans even demanded that Pericles should be expelled as accursed at the beginning of the Peloponnesian war.
Sometimes a little loose earth or sand is put in to the depth of about I in., and the bulbs laid singly thereon, the holes being closed by the dibber and the whole raked over.
Many seeds grow well when raked in; that is, the surface on which they are scattered is raked backwards and forwards until most of them are covered.
Flower-beds should be kept well hoed and raked, to prevent the growth of weeds next month.