Her world revolved around him.
Her life revolved around Alex, Jonathan and Destiny.
This type was fixed, both in vertical and in perpendicular positions, upon a cylinder, round which rotated other cylinders, which held and compressed the sheets against the larger one, which also revolved and carried the printing surface.
For this purpose four vertical mirrors are arranged round the vertical sides of a cube which is rapidly revolved about a vertical axis.
The Copernican theory of the solar system - that the earth revolved annually about the sun - had received confirmation by the observations of Galileo and Tycho Brahe, and the mathematical investigations of Kepler and Newton.
110,111) fixed in the end of a stick and revolved with a weight on the top, as shown in scenes on the tombs of the Vth Dynasty.
As he watched, spellbound, she revolved toward him, but he quickly closed his eyes lest he look upon her once beautiful face.
The reason all revolved around the fact that she felt uncomfortable around Rob – and the fact that Alex had said she was encouraging him.
As he watched, spellbound, she slowly revolved toward him, but he closed his eyes lest he see her face.
It was six weeks today since Jeffrey Byrne's disappearance and ever since, Dean's world had revolved around that happening like a long-playing record.
This armature plate revolved in front of a field plate carrying two pieces of tin-foil backed up by larger pieces of varnished paper.
4) the paddles were revolved by hand at such a speed as to produce a constant torque on the calorimeter h, which was supported on a float w in a vessel of water v, but was kept at rest by the couple due to a pair of equal weights k suspended from fine strings passing round the circumference of a horizontal wheel attached to the calorimeter.
Mercury and Venus were also studied, and he concluded that these planets rotated on their axes in the same time as they revolved about the sun; but these views are questioned.
The sermon on The Presence of Christ Holy Eucharist, in 18J3, first formulated the doctrine round which almost all the subsequent theology of his followers revolved, and which revolutionized the practices of Anglican worship. Of his larger works the most important are his two books on the Eucharist - The Doctrine of the Real Presence (1855) and The Real Presence ...
In other fine adjustments by means of springs and balance wheels either a micrometer screw is moved (Zeiss), or a curved disk fixed to the balance wheel is turned (Leitz), or an oblique disk arranged more or less in a circle and attached to the balance wheel is revolved (Reichert).
The eyepiece proper with the parallel strokes can be revolved, and the rotation be read from the graduated circle.
I immediately knew where I was; on the carousel because I was spinning slowly around while blue and red lights revolved around the room.
In Wellhausen's words, each petty state " revolved on its own axis " of social-religious life till the armies of Tiglath-Pileser III.
4), consisted of two curved metal plates between which revolved a pair of balls carried on an insulating stem.
He was still contemplating " at an awful distance " The Decline and Fall, and meantime revolved some other subjects, that seemed more immediately practicable.
It consisted of a fixed horseshoe armature wound over with insulated copper wire in front of which revolved about a vertical axis a horseshoe magnet.
In the new system, the sphere of the fixed stars no longer revolved diurnally, the earth rotating instead on an axis directed towards the celestial pole.
deferens, bearing down), in ancient astronomy, the mean orbit of a planet, which carried the epicycle in which the planet revolved.
These first two books contain Smith's general economic scheme; and we have stated it as fully as was consistent with the brevity here necessary, because from this formulation of doctrine the English classical school set out, and round it the discussions of more modern times in different countries have in a great measure revolved.
The body of the machine was oblong in shape, with the fore-part cut away like a water-chute boat, and a long counter at the stern over which the propellers revolved.
Howard was an arrogant little bastard who thought the world revolved around him.
The reason all revolved around the fact that she felt uncomfortable around Rob â€“ and the fact that Alex had said she was encouraging him.
Much of the comedy revolved around such anachronisms, with the 18thcentury protagonists often using 20thcentury references and visited by modern-day concerns.
The focus of these meeting revolved around issues related to merging special education content and activities into the post baccalaureate methods courses.
coalescealescing particles tended to form bodies rotating in the same direction as the disk revolved.
Codes of Conduct and the strict etiquette of everyday court life revolved around the Code of Chivalry, courtly manners and courtly love.
A young upper internode revolved, judging from three revolutions, at an average rate of 1 hr.
After the twenty-first revolution, the penultimate internode was 2.5 inches long, and probably revolved in a period of about three hours.
All the mystery of his vanishing revolved on your description of a hulking fellow in a red neckcloth.
Note: A revolved protrusion requires a centerline, which defines the axis of revolution, and a closed sketched section to revolve.
rarefyprevious series revolved around rather rarefied contexts - nobility, aristocracy, and royalty.
For example when science proved that earth revolved around the sun instead of the universe revolving around the earth.
MY SUMMARY COMMENTS: The majority of the discussion revolved around the issue of what species should be selected for genome sequencing next.
Visit the city have principally revolved able to avoid.
Initial difficulties primarily revolved around how to get into the resource in the first place.
revolved solely around RUC officers.
A young tendril, only 1.125 of an inch in length, revolved.
The sub-plot revolved around a dysfunctional family of four, the villain of which was Eddie Connolly, a somewhat two-dimensional bully.
the catenary solves the problem: to find a curve joining two given points, which when revolved about a line co-planar with the points traces a surface of minimum area (see Variations, Calculus Of).
Debauchery of all kinds, and murder in all forms, were the daily matter of excitement or of jest to the brilliant circle which revolved around Queen Catherine de' Medici.
The epicycloid was so named by Ole Romer in 1674, who also demonstrated that cog-wheels having epicycloidal teeth revolved with minimum friction (see Mechanics: Applied); this was also proved by Girard Desargues, Philippe de la Hire and Charles Stephen Louis Camus.
All previous series revolved around rather rarefied contexts - nobility, aristocracy, and royalty.
At the time, MPs thought the issue revolved solely around RUC officers.
I had been in a haze for almost 25 years and everything I did revolved around alcohol.
I was so self-centered that I believed that the universe revolved around me, and I could have cared less about anybody.
Prior to the program, everything I did from high school on revolved around drinking, it made me empty and fearless.
Alba was selected by show creator James Cameron out of 1,200 hopefuls for the part of Max Guevera - the so called "genetically enhanced superhuman prototype" around whom the show's plot revolved.
Initially, the show revolved around the hospital's seventh floor.
The series revolved around the oil-rich Ewing clan.
He has revolved between these two women for nearly three decades.
After the original story lines that revolved around a trio of women clucking about their neighbors, friends, and family, it was said that they were stuck in the '50s because of its distinctive view of working class life.
In 1867 the remarkable discovery was made that Tempel's comet (1866: I.) revolved in an orbit identical with that of the Leonids.
in diameter set parallel to one another with a small interval between, and revolved by electric or steam power.
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