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  • Finally his gaze came to rest on hers.
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  • She let her stern gaze rest on each of the men before responding.
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  • The dusty captain surveyed the gathering with red rimed eyes that came to rest on the Frenchman.
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  • His gaze swept around the room methodically, coming to rest on her.
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  • Her gaze swept over them, stopping to rest on Damian.
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  • Petite, white, pointed fangs extended from her upper gums to rest on her plump lower lip.
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  • Her accusing gaze came to rest on Carmen.
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  • One massive hand circled her to rest on her abdomen.
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  • His gaze traveled around the faces at the table and came to rest on Carmen.
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  • Reaching high and taking a firm grip on the rope, she lifted herself, clamping the rope between her knees and letting her feet rest on the piece of broomstick.
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  • His gaze swept the country and came to rest on her.
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  • When she and Alex rejoined, his gaze traveled over her body, coming to rest on the buttons reflectively.
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  • His gaze came to rest on her and his eyebrows lifted.
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  • She leaned over to pour his coffee and let one hand rest on his shoulder.
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  • She glanced up sharply and let her gaze rest on his split lip.
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  • He didn't hesitate to straddle her hips and rest on his haunches.
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  • Revelation is not Scripture alone, for Scripture taken by itself does not correspond exactly with his description; nor is it church tradition alone, for church tradition must so far rest on Scripture.
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  • A bowl that comes to rest on the central line, or within 6 in.
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  • Additional splints rest on the inner side of the jaw.
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  • Thoreau's fame will rest on Walden; or, Life in the Woods (Boston, 1854) and the Excursions (Boston, 1863), though he wrote nothing which is not deserving of notice.
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  • The above facts, which are all that we know about Tribonian, rest on the authority of his contemporary Procopius and of the various imperial constitutions already cited.
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  • Elsewhere the identification of the Silurian and older systems does not rest on palaeontological evidence.
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  • It consists of a series of plateaus formed of sedimentary rocks which mainly belong to three formations of widely separated ages, and which rest on a platform of granitic and metamorphic rocks.
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  • The grating at A and the eye-piece at 0 are rigidly attached to a bar AO, whose ends rest on carriages, moving on rails OQ, AQ at right angles to each other.
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  • Moreover, Haller's views did not rest on a priori speculation, but on numerous experiments.
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  • It can hardly be doubted that the function of these avicularia is the protection of the tentacles and compensation-sac. The suggestion that they are concerned in feeding does not rest on any definite evidence, and is probably erroneous.
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  • The priests are to possess neither wealth nor material power; they are not to command, but to counsel; their authorityisto rest on persuasion, not on force.
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  • 1298, now transformed into a museum of antiquities, has two series of arches, which rest on alabaster pillars.
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  • It has not been proved that he was the lover of Diane de Poitiers, nor does the story of " La belle Ferronniere " appear to rest on any historical foundation.'
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  • For since electricity tends to move between points or conductors at different potentials, if the electricity is at rest on them the potential must be everywhere the same.
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  • According to Moray's version of the letter, Mary was to try to poison Darnley in a house on the way between Glasgow and Edinburgh where he and she were to stop. Clearly Lord Livingstone's house, Callendar, where they did rest on their journey, is intended.
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  • But the distinctions between many of these rest on comparatively slight characters, and it is likely that TER21...-.
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  • Its advantages rest on its high density and mobility; its main disadvantages are its liability to decomposition, the originally colourless liquid becoming dark owing to the separation of iodine, and its high coefficient of expansion.
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  • In Ankole and Koki rocks consisting of granular quartzite, schistose sandstone, red and brown sandstone, and shales with cleaved killas rest on the Archean platform and possibly represent the Lower Witwatersrand beds of the Transvaal.
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  • It is not even safe, according to these two fathers, to commit too much to writing; and Clement undertakes not to reveal in writing many secrets known to the initiated among his readers; otherwise the indiscreet eye of the heathen may rest on them, and he will have cast his pearls before swine.
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  • His reputation does not rest on his numerous editions, often hasty or even made to booksellers' orders, but in his remarks, especially his conjectures.
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  • The Southern Alps, the backbone of the South Island, rest on a foundation of coarse gneisses and schists, that are quite unrepresented in the North Island.
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  • In Westland the Miocene includes the Moutere gravels, which rest on the summit of Mount Greenland, 4900 ft.
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  • 26-29 contains in genealogical form a record of peoples of South Arabia which must rest on good information from Yemen itself.
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  • The chains pass over lofty piers on which they usually rest on saddles carried by rollers, and are led down on either side to anchorages in rock chambers.
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  • The side girders rest on the cantilevers on 15-in.
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  • In closed position the main girders rest on a bed plate on the face of the pier 4 ft.
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  • The main girders rest on the revolving platform, and the ends of the bridge are circular arcs fitting the fixed roadway.
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  • The various theories which identified him with the sun, the moon or the dawn, may be dismissed, as they do not rest on evidence to which value would now be attached.
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  • Just as in Protestant countries there has often been an amalgamation of evangelical belief with national feeling, to the great gain of both, Catholics demand that Catholicism shall enter into the sphere of their national interests, and that the activities of the Catholic Church should rest on a national basis.
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  • His reputation as a historian will chiefly rest on his History of the Norman Conquest (1867-1876), his longest completed book.
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  • If we rest on the synthesis here described, the energy of the matter, even the thermal part, appears largely as potential energy of strain in the aether which interacts with the kinetic energy associated with disturbances involving finite velocity of matter.
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  • Another group which Bousset has tried to identify is that headed by B, which he connects with the recension of Hesychius, but this theory, though widely accepted in Germany, does not seem to rest on a very solid basis.
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  • And the reason for this state of things is that bodies rest on a substratum of matter.
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  • The rest on board then began to be of good cheer, and themselves also took food.
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  • In many places in the west they rest on what appear to be Ordovician beds, but without unconformity.
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  • For though both works rest on the reality of individual substances, the Categories (chap. 5) admits that universal species and genera can be called substances, whereas the Metaphysics (Z 13) denies that a universal can be a substance at all.
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  • The argument has come to rest on the agreement between the cell-lineage of Polyclads and that of certain Mollusca and Annelids.
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  • The longevity of the fish has probably been much exaggerated, and the statements of carp of 200 years living in the ponds of Pont-Chartrain and other places in France and elsewhere do not rest on satisfactory evidence.
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  • The investiture with arms, which formed a part of the longer form of knighting, and which we have seen to rest on very ancient usage, may originally have had a distinct meaning.
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  • These conditions are satisfied in English Miles o 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 £30 Peaks Passes Glaciers Land above 1500 feet left white Emery Walker sG As very little snow can rest on rocks that lie at an angle exceeding 60°, and this is soon removed by the wind, some steep masses of rock remain bare even near the summits of the highest peaks, but as almost every spot offering the least hold for vegetation is covered with snow, few flowering plants are seen above ii,000 ft.
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  • Any one of these soon comes to rest on a host-cell, and either pierces it and empties its contents into its cavity, where the further development occurs (Olpidium), or merely sends in delicate protoplasmic filaments (Rhizophydium) or a short hyphal tube of, at most, two or three cells, which acts as a haustorium, the further development taking place outside the cell-wall of the host (Chytridium).
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  • It is for this reason, for instance, that railroad rails are of constant uniform section throughout their length, instead of having those parts of their length which come between the supporting ties deeper and stronger than the parts which rest on the ties.
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  • The Y theodolite differs from the transit in that the supports for the telescope are low, that the telescope rests in a cradle the trunnions of which rest on the supports, and that a segment of a circle attached to the cradle replaces FIG.
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  • With the exception of one or two glimpses of him that we obtain from authentic historical documents, the recorded events of his later as of his earlier life rest on no more certain authority than that of Blind Harry.
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  • " The grant said to have been made by lEthelwulf in 855, to which the general payment of tithes in England has been commonly traced, appears not to rest on satisfactory evidence.
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  • Even with regard to the Medina passages, however, a great deal remains uncertain, partly because the allusions to historical events and circumstances are generally rather obscure, partly because traditions about the occasion of the revelation of the various pieces are often fluctuating, and often rest on misunderstanding or arbitrary conjecture.
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  • The pulpit is supported on fifteen columns, which rest on a slab of white marble.
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  • These attempts to reject environmental variation rest on several grounds.
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  • Later the Portiuncula church at Assisi displaced all other religious resorts, with the exception of Rome; but in the 15th century it was overshadowed in turn by the "Holy House" at Loretto on the Adriatic. According to an extravagant legend, the house of Joseph and Mary in Nazareth was transported by angels, on the night of the 9th - 10th of May 1291 to Dalmatia, then brought to the Italian coast opposite (Dec. 10, 1294), till, on the 7th of September 1295 it found rest on its present site.
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  • This axis is a hollow forging of nickel steel, of which the accurately turned pivots rest on bearings attached to cast-iron uprights bolted upon a massive cast-iron base plate.
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  • The three processes of inference, though different from one another, rest on a common principle of similarity of which each is a different application.
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  • The red, or brownish-red, colour of the long and coarse hair at once distinguishes the orang-utan from the African apes; a further point of distinction being the excessive length of the arms, which are of such proportions that the animal when in the upright posture (which it seldom voluntarily assumes) can rest on its bent knuckles.
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  • At Corrie and the Cock of Arran they rest on Upper Carboniferous strata; in Ben Lister Glen, on the lower limestone group of the Carboniferous Limestone series; and on the west coast they repose on the Old Red Sandstone.
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  • Now, as the line of contact OT is for the instant at rest on the rolling cone as well as on the fixed cone, the linear velocity of the point E fixed to the plane AOB relatively to the rolling cone is the same with its velocity relatively to the fixed cone.
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  • The modes employed are various, but they all rest on the sovereignty of the state, whether exercised by the central officials or by the courts.
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  • It is probable that it still lingers in the wastes of Kirwan in eastern Persia, whence examples may occasionally stray northward to those of Turkestan, 2 even near the Lower Oxus; but the assertion, often repeated, as to its former occurrence in Baluchistan or Sind seems to rest on testimony too slender for acceptance.
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  • In 1890 and 1891 were carried out that series of politicomilitary expeditions which resulted in the occupation of the Zhob valley, the foundation of the central cantonment of Fort Sandeman, and the extension of a line of outposts which, commencing at Quetta, may be said to rest on Wana north of the Gomal.
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  • There is no evidence from Galen's own works that he did make this addition to the doctrines of syllogism, and the remarkable passage quoted by Minoides Minas from a Greek commentator on the Analytics, referring the fourth figure to Galen, clearly shows that the addition did not, as generally supposed, rest on a new principle, but was merely an amplification or alteration of the indirect moods of the first figure already noted by Theophrastus and the earlier Peripatetics.
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  • The facts are as follows: In 1861 the Southern States of North America seceded from the rest on the slavery question and set up a separate government under President Jefferson Davis.
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  • Those who prefer to rest on MS. authority will probably hold to this text, which appears in the well-known collection of Michaud and Poujoulat as well as that of Buchon, and in a careful and useful separate edition by Francisque Michel.
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  • The object of the Addressers was to make the responsibility for a rupture rest on the Austrian government.
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  • The two modes of progression overlap in human life, but the child's tendency when learning is to rest on the soles of the feet and the palms of the hands, unlike the apes, which support themselves on the sides of the feet and the bent knuckles of the hands.
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  • The bases are either grouted with cement, or bolted to the foundations, but where cast column bases rest on masonry piers or footings any considerable grouting is not advisable.
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  • The Ongeluk volcanic series, consisting of lavas and breccias, conformably overlies the Griquatown series; while the grits, quartzites and conglomerates of the Matsap series rest on them with a great discordance.
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  • The rims of pulleys for hemp or other ropes or cords are grooved, and the sides are usually either inclined at 45° or curved to give a sharper angle at the outside than at the bottom of the groove; in the latter case, as the rope wears it engages in a groove of greater angle and less effective grip. Wire ropes are injured by the lateral crushing of the material, and in this case the grooves are wide enough to allow the rope to rest on the rounded bottom, which is lined with leather or wood to diminish the wear and increase the friction.
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  • Each plate of the upper circlet supports an arm, and is called a "radial"; the plates of the lower circlet, the "basals," rest on the stem and alternate with those of the upper circlet, i.e.
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  • With cynical insight he discovered that a great government cannot rest on a clique, however distinguished.
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  • In each case the data rest on an ultimate basis, undemonstrable, indeed, to any one who denies them (even if he be called mad for doing so), except by the continuous process of working out their own proofs, and showing their consistency with, or necessity in, the scheme of things terrestrial on the one hand, or the mind and happiness of man on the other.
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  • If one were to ask him what the substance is in which this colour and that taste or smell inhere, " he would find himself in a difficulty like that of the Indian, who, after saying that the world rested on an elephant, and the elephant on a broad-backed tortoise, could only suppose the tortoise to rest on ` Something, I know not what.'
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  • As a creator of aught but romantic incident, indeed, Cooper's claims to renown must rest on the fine figure of the Leatherstocking, and, in a less degree, on that of his friend and companion, the Big Serpent.
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  • Government must therefore rest on the consent of the governed, the volonte generale.
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  • The Triassic beds rest on the various Carboniferous series in turn, indicating, as in England, the amount of denudation that followed on the uplift of the Hercynian' land.
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  • Most of the details rest on the authority of Giraldus only, but the main facts are clear.
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  • Unable to rest on historic precedent like England, the Constituent Assembly took as the basis for its labors the tradition of the thinkers.
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  • The clavicles rest on a large discoidal, rhomb o i d a 1, or T-shaped median bone, which clearly corresponds to the interclavicle of reptiles.
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  • The teleology of nature is thus made to rest on a transcendental theology, which takes the ideal of supreme ontological perfection as a principle of systematic unity, a principle which connects all things according to universal and necessary natural laws, since they all have their origin in the absolute necessity of a single primal being" (p. 538).
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  • The book bounced worryingly, before falling safely to rest on the drifting dinghy.
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  • In the 100 meter freestyle, use that same system once your swimmer's hands have come to a complete rest on the stand.
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  • I mix in about 1 1/2 to 2 cups then knead in the rest on a lightly floured surface.
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  • Never one to rest on past laurels we have actively embraced the new technology that builds a better boat.
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  • While the hammer is still depressed the intermediate lever comes to rest on a small leather-covered ledge near the top of the hopper.
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  • The mouth projects forward and the hands rest on the stomach around the protruding navel, which is a sign of grace and peace.
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  • Poles to support the thatched roof rest on wooden planks on the inside edge of the wall.
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  • Mr Brown, whose credentials as heir apparent rest on his reputation for economic competence and personal probity, would find it much harder.
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  • The adult seat belt buckle should not rest on the child seat frame.
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  • The starting point has to rest on two fundamental tenets.
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  • When the crusading zealots have pushed through the measures Iâve mentioned above are they going to rest on their laurels.
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  • But while reason and revelation are two distinct sources of truths, the truths are not contradictory; for in the last resort they rest on one absolute truth - they come from the one source of knowledge, God, the Absolute One.
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  • Impact.-If a vertical load is imposed suddenly, but without velocity, work is done during deflection, and the deformation and stress are momentarily double those due to the same load at rest on the structure.
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  • These conditions are satisfied in English Miles o 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 £30 Peaks Passes Glaciers Land above 1500 feet left white Emery Walker sG As very little snow can rest on rocks that lie at an angle exceeding 60°, and this is soon removed by the wind, some steep masses of rock remain bare even near the summits of the highest peaks, but as almost every spot offering the least hold for vegetation is covered with snow, few flowering plants are seen above ii,000 ft.
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  • The rims of pulleys for hemp or other ropes or cords are grooved, and the sides are usually either inclined at 45° or curved to give a sharper angle at the outside than at the bottom of the groove; in the latter case, as the rope wears it engages in a groove of greater angle and less effective grip. Wire ropes are injured by the lateral crushing of the material, and in this case the grooves are wide enough to allow the rope to rest on the rounded bottom, which is lined with leather or wood to diminish the wear and increase the friction.
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  • I found that it was as well for me to rest on my oars and wait his reappearing as to endeavor to calculate where he would rise; for again and again, when I was straining my eyes over the surface one way, I would suddenly be startled by his unearthly laugh behind me.
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  • Once he becomes too tired to hold his little head up, he has a soft, cushiony surface to rest on.
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  • You need a sturdy metal bowl that will fit inside the bowl and rest on the rim of the toilet.
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  • Let the lip of the bowl rest on the rim of the toilet and then shut the seat down on top of the bowl.
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  • Moreover, their muscular frames grant them enough balance to rest on delicate branches.
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  • Indoor pets tend to live markedly longer than outdoor animals, so a pet owner can always rest on the support of statistics and safety issues when making the decision to keep their pets indoors.
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  • Crushed minerals, which are composed of larger particles, may rest on the skin's surface, creating a caked, unnatural look if the makeup is not properly applied.
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  • Not one to rest on its laurels, EK Success is constantly producing new designs for avid scrappers.
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  • As you walk, let your focus rest on your steps, your feet, and legs.
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  • Even at such a young age, Brad Coleman is not one to rest on his laurels.
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  • He then pulled the emergency break, causing the car to roll over, eventually coming to rest on its roof.
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  • However, you will have truly entered the realm of designer children's clothing when your eyes come to rest on a flawless silk chiffon D&G girls' gown that costs anywhere upwards of 400 dollars.
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  • It is also true that outlet stores may rest on the reputation of the overarching brand label.
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  • If your pet's bed is washable, then go ahead and run it through the washer along with any blankets and throw rugs your pet likes to rest on.
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  • You'll find it's much easier to train your pet to rest on it's own luxurious accommodations instead of in the forbidden zones of your house.
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  • The soil should be light and rich, and rest on a dry bottom perfectly drained.
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  • The leaves rest on the water unless crowded, and are evenly rounded, and finely blotched and marbled.
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  • A pearl choker generally measures approximately 14 to 16 inches in length and should rest on the base of the neck when worn.
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  • Long sleeves end at the wrist; medium sleeves meet below or just above the elbow and ¾ length sleeves rest on the forearm.
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  • Sleep positioning products encourage the sleeper to rest on his or her back, which can prevent soft tissues from collapsing back into the throat.
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  • The glasses should not rest on the cheeks or touch the eyelashes, and the pupils should look through the center of the lens.
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  • Make sure that the glasses rest on your nose at a spot that maintains the glasses close to your eyes.
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  • Usually the behind the neck sets rest on the base of your neck and don't push into your ear like over-the head sets.
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  • During active infection, rest on a firm bed is indicated.
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  • The differences between these approaches rest on two questions: How moral are infants at birth? and How is moral maturity defined?
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  • Allow turkey to rest on the counter for 30 minutes before carving it.
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  • Not one to rest on his laurels, he formed the Foundation for Hispanic Dance as well as another dance company featuring his children, four of whom are dancers, and two of whom are composers.
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  • The follow's left hand should rest on the lead's arm just above the bicep muscle.
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  • The entire book rest on biblical beliefs and the importance of prayer, but it is designed in such a way that one can use several of the passages so that they are relatable to a whole host of people, from a parent, to a friend, to a child.
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  • The metal traps rest on the seafloor and collect king crabs as they enter to take the bait.
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  • Don't expect to rest on your laurels to become a top-level athlete.
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  • Typically, it is recommended that you sleep or rest on your side with your knees and hips bent.
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  • They have been part of the Olympics since 1932 and make it a point to never rest on their laurels or medals.
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  • One jewel sits at the center of the bikini top, while the others rest on the hips of the bikini bottom.
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  • Neither swimmer nor designer are content to rest on their laurels.
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  • Never stop growing, and don't rest on your laurels.
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  • Not one to rest on her laurels, Amanda continues to race, pursue an education at University of Arizona, and appear as a swimsuit model in Sports Illustrated Magazine.
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  • Lucky for the world, Veronique de la Cruz didn't rest on her hard-won laurels, but instead, took the determination and beautiful spirit the country of France so aptly rewarded, and channeled it into the Aquarella swimwear collection.
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  • Plumbing lines should not rest on the counter top.
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  • The lights usually rest on the window ledge, though you can also get strings of electric candles to hang.
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  • Cut the bottom out of a laundry basket big enough for you to climb into but just small enough to rest on top of your hips.
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  • Make sure that your child's feet can comfortably rest on the ground or on a stool while using the potty chair or seat.
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  • Include additional elements like flowers or leaves for the butterfly fairy to rest on.
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  • Ristside and Curvex Ristside: These rare and collectible antique driving watches feature watch faces that rest on the side of the wrist just to the left of the thumb.
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  • Sit with your knees folded under you, your feet under your buttocks, and bend forward, letting your head come to rest on the ground.
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  • If this is comfortable, you can move your hands down to rest on your ankles or feet behind you.
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  • Slowly, bring your lower legs to rest on the backs of your upper arms.
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  • Allow the chest to rest on the knees, or spread the knees apart about the width of the yoga mat, and allow the chest to go between the knees.
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  • As you bend, twist your left elbow to rest on the outside of your right knee or thigh.
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  • Creativity is what sets your plan above the rest on the heap.
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  • This allows the bag to cover the child's head and rest on the shoulders.
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  • If the ball doesn't allow your feet to rest on the floor, let out enough air to allow for correct positioning.
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  • Plank Sidestand - Similar to the above, except you turn 90 degrees and rest on just one elbow/forearm and the side of one foot.
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  • Starting as a plank, you turn sideways so that you rest on the side of one foot and just one elbow/forearm.
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  • In this variation, your feet rest on a chair or stability ball.
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  • With the incline pushup, your hands will rest on an elevated object.
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  • Begin stepping your hands forward, pulling your torso over the top of the ball until your shins rest on the center of it, your body in a straight, pushup position.
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  • Some women wear boy shorts that rest on the hips and have a thong back.They are cut low at the thigh to cover the hips and upper part of the thigh.
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  • Let the chalk rest on the fabric, absorbing the oil for several hours.
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  • Seam locations: Examine the front of the bra to verify that the seam will not rest on your nipples.
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  • Never one to rest on his laurels, he started a new project with Tony James, and started working as a producer.
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  • However, if you don't want to handwrite that many invitations, just do one and run off the rest on a color printer.
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  • Instead, when they appear alone (such as at the beginning of a sentence), they require a holder that the vowel can rest on top of.
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  • Apply an astringent to tighten up the skin and remove bad oils that rest on the surface.
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