Roo sentence example
In America a gradient of r in roo is often known as a r% grade, one of 2 in roo as a 2% grade, and so on; thus a 0-25% grade corresponds to what in England would be known as a gradient of r in 400.
An incline of r in 400 is reckoned easy, of r in 200 moderate and of r in roo heavy.
In 1910 there was another revolt with some initial successes, such as the capture of Valladolid, but then the Indians withdrew to the unknown fastnesses of Quintana Roo.
Quintana Roo was separated from the state of Yucatan in 1902 and received a territorial government under the immediate supervision of the national executive.
In 1882, at Reading, a gold medal was given for a cream separator for horse power, whilst a prize of roo guineas offered for the most efficient and most economical method of drying hay or corn crops artificially, either before or after being stacked, was not awarded.Advertisement
The fine arts department contains twenty-seven oil paintings by modern English and continental artists bequeathed by William Menelaus of Dowlais in 1883, the Pyke-Thompson collection of about roo water-colour paintings presented in 5899, and some 3000 prints and drawings relating to Wales.
The shafts reached deposits of salt at a depth of 850 ft., but the finer and purer layers lie more than 1 roo ft.
But the flank attack became entangled in mass in a loop of the river and suffered heavily, and two batteries that formed part of the frontal attack came into action within a few hundred yards of unsuspected Boer trenches, with the result that ten guns were lost, as well as in all some r roo men.
Buller's operations, too, had cost at Colenso r roo men, at Spion Kop r 700, at Vaalkrantz 400, and now in the last long-drawn effort 16 oo more - over s000 in all.
He died in Paris, on the 9th of January 1757, having thus very nearly attained the age of roo years.Advertisement
In 1 roo Rufus was slain, and Henry I.
It is a large tree, reaching roo ft.
Four thousand prisoners and roo guns had been taken in this day's advance of some 7,000 yd.
Of the French and Bavarians 11,000 men, roo guns and 200 colours and standards were taken; besides the killed and wounded, the numbers of which were large but uncertain - many were drowned in the Danube.
The settlement of Sutz, one of the largest in the Lake of Bienne, extends over six acres, and was connected with the shore by a gangway nearly roo yds.Advertisement
Cunningham estimates the original height of the building as about roo ft.
At the Johns Hopkins School at Baltimore twelve scholarships of $roo and $120 each are awarded annually; graduate nurses are paid $360 (£72) a year.
Quintana Roo was detached from the state of Yucatan in 1902 and received a territorial government.
This page gives an overview of all articles in the 1911 Brittanica which are alphabetized under Roc to Roo.
There seem to be characteristic bands, however, of any one series of radicals between woo and about i roo, which would indicate what may be called the central hydrocarbon group, to which other radicals may be bonded.Advertisement
The height of the furnace is rarely as great as roo ft., and in the belief of many metallurgists it should not be much more than 80 ft.
The Till or Boulder Clay, the most universal kind of Drift - which covers much of the Lowlands to a depth sometimes of roo ft., and along the flanks of hills reaches a height of 2000 ft.
It was situated on both sides of the Shatt-en-Nil canal, one of the earliest courses of the Euphrates, between the present bed of that river and the Tigris, almost roo m.
He induced the proprietor of The Times (London) to take two of these machines, and in 1814 that newspaper was printed with steam power at the rate of i roo impressions per hour, a great advance on the number produced up to that time.
One genus (Dinochloa, a native of the Malay archipelago) is scandent, and climbs over trees roo ft.Advertisement
Milroy's Temple is a magnificent room, roo by 150 ft.
He was first a deacon of the church of St Bartholomew at Liege, his native town, and was then appointed (c. I roo) to the cathedral church of St Lambert.
The fall of the river bed is small, but the length of the rapid is 1 roo yds.
In Mozambique and in German East Africa, Cretaceous rocks extend from the coast to a distance inland of over roo m.
After flowing north for about roo m., the river turns eastward and receives several tributaries from the south.
Taking at this point a decided trend northward, the Niger, roo m.
At the beginning of 1905, the state contained 181,roo people, giving a density of 6.9 persons per square mile.
Roux (pronounced Roo) is a thickening agent that is used in sauces and gravies.
Roo attempts to cheer Rabbit up so that they can all celebrate Easter in a more fun way.
He lived in the bay with his daughter Roo and his sisters Celia and Morag.
The gradient or grade of a line is the rate at which it rises or falls, above or below the horizontal, and is expressed by stating either the horizontal distance in which the change of level amounts to r ft., or the amount of change that would occur in some selected distance, such as roo ft., r000 ft.