Running Sentence Examples
You're running out of time, she said.
Her heart was running a marathon.
I always end up running back to Father.
Running felt so good.
I can't see any of the girls running the ranch... or wanting to, for that matter.Advertisement
I wasn't the one running away.
His face turned scarlet and he looked away, running a hand through his hair.
The last thing I want is a half-dozen little brats running around here tearing things up.
Who's that running on the middle of the bridge?
She closed her eyes and resurrected the sound of whippoorwills and running water.Advertisement
Yes, he took the bait and he was running with it.
The recorder remained running.
Running downstairs to my mother I held up my hand and made the letters for doll.
There was running to and fro and whispering; another troyka flew furiously up, and then all eyes were turned on an approaching sleigh in which the figures of the Emperor and Volkonski could already be descried.
She was forming a habit of running from feelings.Advertisement
Are you running back to check on your parents again?
Bad guys were everywhere and children running away.
For the first time in his life, he felt like running away from something.
I guess you're pissed at me for running against you.
A third with pins in her mouth was running about between the countess and Sonya, and a fourth held the whole of the gossamer garment up high on one uplifted hand.Advertisement
The cook began running hither and thither in the passage like a frightened hen, just as Alpatych entered.
We're running into a little turbulence from the storm.
In the mean time, maybe if she stopped running, he'd stop chasing.
As they climbed out of the car, a screen door squealed on the front porch and a short stocky man emerged, running a hand through graying hair.
He deposited the package in her outstretched hands and turned, running down the hall.Advertisement
You know Cade; you could make a profit off this ranch other ways than running cattle.
There was blood running down his pant leg but he ran on his leg so it couldn't have been too bad.
Irv Goldman was in charge of their ill-conceived venture while it was running, so their switch board tells me.
After telling me the contest was over, something I'd just told her, she reluctantly transferred me to Irv Goldman who was in charge of the contest while it was running.
The BOLO said you're probably running from bad guys.
She'd jumped the two stories to the ground and was running towards a large garage.
She eased into the carport but left the car running.
Not wanting to be around to hear Claire get her way, Sofia climbed onto the edge of Damian's balcony and stretched upward toward the ledge running around the mansion.
She twisted her head to see the jumbled outlines of the small army of vamps running toward them from the direction of the burning mountain.
Finally, after ten minutes of silence passed, they heard the sound of feet running down the slope on the other side of the rise above them.
I did you the favor of running your prints years ago.
You ain't running unopposed no more.
I'm not sure running against Lydia will be any easier than taking on Fitzgerald.
Just count your blessings he's out of the running and now you're a slam-dunk to become Sheriff David Dean.
I'm the one who's running.
He was disheartened that Dean had no intention of running over to the crime scene, where Dean had no business whatsoever.
The soft bed was warm from her body heat, and she found herself running a hand over the downy comforter while she tried to understand the emotions within her.
The trail was narrow enough that she found herself running into his frame or leaning against him.
One night the king sat up very late, writing letters and sending messages; and the little page was kept busy running on errands until past midnight.
Mildred is running about downstairs.
During our walks she keeps up a continual spelling, and delights to accompany it with actions such as skipping, hopping, jumping, running, walking fast, walking slow, and the like.
There--they are shouting again, and again are all running back somewhere, and I shall run with them, and it, death, is here above me and around...
Then he began to imagine that the Russians were running away and that he himself was killed, but he quickly roused himself with a feeling of joy, as if learning afresh that this was not so but that on the contrary the French had run away.
And the excited, alien face of that man, his bayonet hanging down, holding his breath, and running so lightly, frightened Rostov.
Till midday on the nineteenth, the activity--the eager talk, running to and fro, and dispatching of adjutants--was confined to the Emperor's headquarters.
Confused and ever-increasing crowds were running back to where five minutes before the troops had passed the Emperors.
The troops were running in such a dense mass that once surrounded by them it was difficult to get out again.
Then he drew back, his gaze running over her face in that familiar confident way.
She turned, running blindly for the privacy of her wagon.
Why did you go running off like that?
She shouted her conversation over the sound of running water.
Looks like we should start running, non?
She braced herself against the memories running through his head and the confusion as he tried to figure out where he was.
Darkyn warned her about running.
The two women chatted amicably, as if they'd known one another for a lifetime, with Cynthia pointing out the sights with a running line of commentary.
No, I wasn't running away—there was a scramble.
That or Dean's announcement about running his fingerprints.
I'm running for election against this guy.
Yup. Even after running around with that dingbat mother like a mouse in a doorless maze.
Then he added, Congratulations. Looks like you're going to be running unopposed.
While he was thrilled that Dean might now be running unopposed, he was positive Lydia had killed her boss.
Lydia Larkin is running for sheriff.
Then she'll be the one running unopposed.
So what was the use of performing various operations on the French who were running away as fast as they possibly could?
In any case, Lori deserved to have something – and probably would have if she had contested the will instead of running away.
One of the does had some 3-week-old babies running around.
Through the window she saw Alex vault the fence and hit the ground running.
Carmen started running to it.
I was running toward the house, yelling for you to get out of there.
A former-human running Death's domain?
He hadn't thought twice about running into her in the forest.
From somewhere nearby, she heard someone else's phone ringing and stepped out of the way, off the path running along the beach.
She snatched her purse and fled out the front door, running as hard as she could down the driveway.
But if I was you, I'd start running.
Whatever you're running from.
And you're running out of time.
It was of her running and Darkyn tearing out her throat, after doing much more horrible things to her.
In the meantime, I can't have you running from the Dark One.
She stared at the back of his head, a chill running through her.
Hey, Lunchmeat, what do you call a human running down the street?
She wanted to be angry at him but was too dazed, too surprised at the sensations running through her.
Most were either boots of various kinds or running shoes, but there were a few more stylish pairs.
Uneasy after her dream, she dressed in running clothes and padded out of the room.
Her mate, Rhyn, stood in heavy boots, running pants, and a tank top.
She was struck by his words, feeling as if the one person she relied upon was not only running out on her but would chop her into pieces the next time she saw him.
Visions of her sister.s death fresh in her mind, she changed into warm clothes and her running shoes, tucked the perfume bottle into a pocket, then sat on the edge of the bed.
The sound of footsteps running down the hall drew her attention, and she flung herself backwards as the maid with the butcher knife tried to cut her.
And your time is running short.
She drew a deep breath, terrified of running into one of those creatures alone, then crept to the door.
Katie jerked awake from the latest one where she and Toby were running from the unseen demon down a sandy beach.
He made his way to the appliance, and she darted for the vial, snatching it off the counter then running through the mess to the door.
The death dealer emerged from the hall running between the two wings, the trembling form of Lankha held under one arm like a bag of cement.
Her left foot found the first shallow step, and she took another step back, her eyes pinned on the second kitten running along the table.
She froze, surprised by his action as well as the warm shock running through her.
She felt like panicking and running to her room and never leaving!
When he's running around destroying planets, I cannot help him.
We're running an inn and we see a lot of different people.
With the proceeds of a recent stock sale, Fred O'Connor had invested in a complete computer system and was off and running.
More of the red tape of running a lodging establishment.
I tried to get him to call Tony but he said he was just running it by me.
But not even in the worst of times did they ever regret for a moment abandoning their life in the East for this quiet mountain hamlet they now called home and their sometimes hectic life of running a country inn.
There were other guests at Bird Song and enough regular problems running a country inn without creating any more.
Time to figure out what we're running here, a house for haunted women or just a house for 'hunted' women!
Franklin Roosevelt wasn't like that, at least when he was running for president.
Instead of everyone running around, slipping and sliding, shoveling slushy muck and shivering, here people just shift into a lower gear, listen to the quiet and enjoy the temporary peace.
I pushed her and she did admit to having some tests but then dismissed them, saying the doctor was just running up his bill.
He was surprised to spot young Donnie Ryland, recognizable by his small stature and familiar jacket, running down the end of the trail.
Me and David here will have the place running as smooth as a Shanghai subway.
A few folks saw you running from the scene.
You were seen running from the scene.
Cynthia and the old man do more running Bird Song than you and I'll bet you could use the dough.
They gave me the job of running him down to tell him the missus killed herself.
Maybe now you can get back to the future, and running Bird Song.
She appeared to be in her early thirties, had chestnut brown hair that fell in soft waves around her shoulders with thin streaks of what looked like fire running through it.
Connor had gone into the kitchen for a snack and came running, "What's the matter?"
There were shelves running across every wall from floor to eye level.
He wasn't chasing the bronze haired beauty, but running through the woods with her, laughing.
Jackson considered running to Fairhaven and having her drive the car, but worried he might lose it and feed on an unsuspecting pedestrian along the way.
Running a hand through her hair, he contemplated how to explain all that had happened.
She danced around him, running her hands over him, at times tickling his ear with a sexy whisper.
For the right man, I'm willing to turn over the running of the farm and become his helpmate.
Alex held a chair for Lori, and Josh glanced uncomfortably at Carmen, running a hand through unruly red hair as he spoke under his breath in a sarcastic tone.
What are you doing running around here like a chicken with its head cut off?
Anyway, I didn't figure I'd be running the farm for a while.
He had no regard for the sentimental value of the farm where she grew up, nor any confidence that she was capable of running it.
The sound of running water from the bathroom proclaimed that Katie was taking a shower.
It was obvious he was used to running things, but his help often became an attempt to take over the barn.
I've been running a farm all my life.
I'm not running, and I don't need any woman to protect me.
Running from it was probably the worst thing she could do, but panic had set in and her legs were under control of her mind.
Ed was running beside her, and then a strong arm was plucking her from the ground.
He could only steer them towards the Underground Railroad, the secretive systems of bunkers and tunnels running beneath major cities that were developed by the PMF during the ten-year war.
The regular army's got us running around between fed strongholds to assess damage to fed facilities and PMF HQ wants us helping refugees.
Lana grimaced internally at the thought of dealing with the crazy man who should've been running the command center instead of her.
There was no running water, no food supplies, no energy whatsoever, just a deteriorating building with a score of insurgents and a small black box.
But it's up and running?
The only thing running for a hundred miles.
The guys we're running into are wearing uniforms from the war era.
If she left behind a thousand lives, she'd been running for something greater.
She touched her lips, unable to shake the desire still running through her body.
He touched his face and felt the scars running along the left side of his face, neck, and head.
The idea of possibly running into people whose alliances she couldn't predict made her queasy.
They walked for two hours without running into any tunnels branching off from the main one.
Brady reached the intersection and saw the tunnel running perpendicular opened into a crowded underground city.
It's taken us a few weeks to get everything running smoothly.
You're running from something, aren't you?
She turned to see him motion her towards the jungle surrounding the lake. His clothing was torn, and blood stained his skin. He appeared to have been running; his boots were covered in mud that had splashed to his thighs, and his face was flushed.
Rhyn ignored them, instead fixating on how to track Death in the underworld. He stumbled with his first step but was soon running hard through the castle, his mind on finding Death to regain Katie.
You paid for two deaths. Gabe came to collect, and those two lives … disappeared. They're in my underworld right now, running from me.
Andre didn't return. Katie waited longer, until the chill of the night dried the sweat that'd covered her since they began running earlier.
Everyone deserves a chance at happiness, Deidre. Even rich girls running empires.
They navigated the jungle as fast as they could, catching themselves against trees as they slid through slippery piles of leaves and over fallen branches. Katie ran until she was breathless. Deidre kept on running, and Katie pushed her body forward.
Katie said, rising. The ground still rumbled, the trees surrounding both food cubes expanding fast and tearing up the ground in several directions as they did. She looked around, irritated to find she'd caused a chasm to form between them and the direction they'd been running.
Nothing I can't handle. I have Kiki, Tamer, and Erik on lockdown. A week without food, and they're happy to help. Kiki is running most things, until I figure them out.
The last time was so bad that I had tears running down my face and was trembling.
We're not running 'Police Investigation 101,' so you can use it as a classroom to play detective.
Looks like he recorded it when he got here, then put another 23 miles on it, running to the office and around town.
The area was nearly empty except for crying gulls, a man running with his dog, and an elderly lady propped up in a half chair reading.
Vinnie Baratto was the star running back for three years.
They've been running errands for the family for quite a few months now.
They parked close to the building and, leaving the engine running, Dean made a dash for the office.
The bag contained a dress, a slip, underwear and a two-piece pajama set but no robe or flannel running suit or anything dry and warm.
The sound of running water in the next room told Dean that daylight had finally arrived and Cynthia Byrne was up and around.
Although it was decades since Dean's Boy Scout days and he didn't relish the thoughts of bedding his exhausted body on the ground, he felt, in addition to saving money, his chance of running into his quarry in a camp ground was better.
He was running into more brick walls than an overworked mason.
God, here I am running around the country and he's out there swimming with the fishes.
Are you planning on running - or do you think he is?
The shock of red hair on the top of his head was unruly, as if he had been running his fingers through it.
Brutus came running out of nowhere, his tail curled in its alert position and his big tongue hanging out.
The soothing sound of water running over stones greeted them as they neared the creek.
By the time the oven was clean, sweat was running down her face.
Now that I'm not staying there, I don't have to worry about running out of water to take a bath.
Running a hand through his hair, he took a long deep shaking breath.
I hit it on the edge of the stall when I was running from him.
Why were you running from him?
Then I came along and started running your life - and tomorrow I erase your identity.
I saw you running over here and thought I'd better check on you.
Josh saw me running after Brutus and came over to see what was wrong.
The sound of water running in her bathroom brought her up short.
The water stopped running, but he didn't come out of the bathroom immediately.
She was running water into the skillet to let it soak when Alex came up behind her.
He glanced up at her, his hand still running the brush down Ed's foreleg.
Below they could hear water running over stones in the creek.
Who would have guessed three years ago that she would be running Elk and buffalo on her land?
He stepped into the room and removed his hat, running a hand through an unruly shock of red hair.
His temper was free and running and she tried to do the same, but he caught her and threw her on the hay.
When had they started running so well?
When I return from my first adventure, you'll have six sons running around the hall.
Darian guided the horse through marble streets marked by statues of his forefathers and beyond the city into the wood running along a stream that ran through the immortal countryside.
He was running out of time.
If you knew the one I plan on pushing you down—and I will manipulate the fate of a selfish creature like you—you'd be running out of here screaming.
Her fingers continued, and he felt the heat of her touch like lightning running through his body.
He should've been running for the door by now.
Desire flew through her, hot and fast like the strange energy running between them.
You came here running from yourself and said it's about Darian, Dusty summarized.
He recalled growing up and running around the apple orchard with his little brother and the children of the palace.
Darian rubbed his face, his fingers running the length of where the deepest and most knotted scar had been.
But I know it's not worth running into Others.
Running from a man like Darian would only make him chase her; this much she knew.
She pushed herself up, grimacing at the flickers of pain still running through her.
Jenn's closed her eyes, running through the motions in her head that Sofi directed her to take.
She let go, dropping into a heap on the ground then vaulting to her feet and running.
By the time he engaged the third, the woman was running once more.
Many warriors believed the wound that caused the scar running down the side of Vara's face occurred when he fought off his father's assassin.
He stood and marveled at himself, thrilled by the power running through him.
After all, if she were running any other business and had to take a trip, he'd think she was capable of doing it on her own.
In her haste, her foot slipped on the running board causing her to fall.
I don't want you running around in tattered clothes.
Sam, Felipa and I have been running the safari business.
The men finished the fence and the goats are running in the south hills.
He might go running over there or he might do nothing.
Probably some run down shack without electricity or running water - and how much of the 40 acres was vertical?
After all, I'm not running off with any of your money.
Sure, that's why your father is running your life.
He reached out and claimed her hand, running a finger around the white band where her engagement ring had been.
Taking a few running steps toward the living room, she turned and flipped it at him.
I'm not running away.
He was mentally running his hands over her body.
The woman lost no time in running her hands over Xander's body.
The boss also wanted us to remind you that time is running out.
She kicked him and wrenched away, running.
The foyer extended from the front door to the windows, with multiple hallways and a stairway running deeper into the place.
Xander witnessed Jessi running.
In many gardens open-air tanks have been fitted up with hot-water pipes running through them to keep the water sufficiently warm in severe weather.
According to one story, Archimedes was puzzled till one day, as he was stepping into a bath and observed the water running over, it occurred to him that the excess of bulk occasioned by the introduction of alloy could be measured by putting the crown and an equal weight of gold separately into a vessel filled with water, and observing the difference of overflow.
It has stations on the London & North-Western and the Lancashire & Yorkshire railways, with running powers for the Midland railway.
The principal thoroughfare is comprised in Prince's Street and George Street, running straight from S.W.
There are regular lines of steamers running between Vancouver and Alaska and the points of connexion with the Yukon territory, as well as lines to Puget Sound and San Francisco in the United States.
Should a bowl running jackwards touch the jack, however slightly, it is called a toucher and must be marked by the skip with a chalk cross as soon as it is at rest.
In ten years four cotton mills were running, employing nearly 1400 hands.
Immediately on the‘ formation of the Canadian Pacific railway company branch lines were begun at Winnipeg and there are eight radial lines running from this centre to all parts of the country.
Along this coast is a continuous chain of islands running from north-west to south-east.
These minor ranges, excepting the Zenta, are separated from the Andean masses by comparatively low depressions and are usually described as distinct ranges; topographically, however, they seem to form a continuation of the ranges running southward from the Santa Victoria and forming the eastern rampart of the great central plateau of which the Puna de Atacama covers a large part.
Evidence of this is to be found in the altitudes of the stations on the Buenos Aires and Pacific railway running a little north of west across the pampas to Mendoza.
By the 1859 conventions the state railway system obtained an entry into Paris by means of running powers over the Ouest from Chartres, and its position was further improved by the exchange of certain lines with the Orleans company.
The Est, running from Paris via Chlons and Nancy to Avricourt (for Strassburg), via Troyes and Langres to Belfort and on via Basel to the Saint Gotthard, and via Reims and Mezires to Longwy.
The Orleans, running from Paris to Orleans, and thence serving Bordeaux via Tours, Poitiers and Angoulflme, Nantes via Tours and Angers, and Montauban and Toulouse via Vierzon and Limoges.
Except on Charles Island, where settlement has existed longest, little or no influence of the presence of man is evident in the group; still, the running wild of dogs and cats, and, as regards the vegetation, especially goats, must in a comparatively short period greatly modify the biological conditions of the islands.
Tsaritsyn is the terminus of a railway which begins at Riga and, running south-eastwards, intersects all the main lines which radiate from Moscow to the south.
The city is built with its streets running between the cardinal points of the compass and crossing each other at right angles.
Even the splash of the anchor in the water, and the noise of the cable running out through the hawse-hole, in no way disturbed them at their occupation, or caused them to evince the slightest curiosity.
Sydney was the centre of the disturbance, and the city was in a state of industrial siege, feeling running to dangerous extremes.
Then the best was made of it, and for some years the sultan preserved towards Bulgaria an attitude skilfully calculated so as to avoid running counter either to Russian or to German wishes.
Railway transportation is supplied to Vermont by parallel lines crossing diagonally every part of the state at about equal intervals and running in general in a N.W.
The chestnut oaks of America represent a section distinguished by the merely serrated leaves, with parallel veins running to the end of the serratures.
The port is formed by a stone reef running parallel with and a half-mile from the shore line, within which vessels of light draft find a safe anchorage, except from southerly gales.
For many years the best workshop travellers were those driven by quick running ropes; these performed admirable service, but they have given place to the more modern electric traveller.
The most striking physical feature is the Aravalli range of mountains, which intersects the country almost from end to end in a line running from south-west to north-east.
For protection from lightning each pole has an " earth wire " running from the top, down to the base.
These currents are furnished by an alternator which transmits sine currents over the line and operates a motor at the distant end of the line, both machines running in synchronism.
Insects, especially running insects, which have followed the track of honey glands upwards from the stem along the leaf, reach the mouth of the pitcher, and in their efforts to sip the attractive marginal glands fall over into the liquid.
The Via Flaminia was the earliest and most important road to the north; and it was soon extended (in 187 B.C.) by the Via Aemilia running through Bononia as far as Placentia, in an almost absolutely straight line between the plain of the P0 and the foot of the Apennines.
Napoleon now realized that it would be impossible, without running serious risks, to oppose the movement in favor of unity.
A son of William Thistlewood, and born at Tupholme in Lincolnshire, young Thistlewood passed his early years in a desultory fashion; he became a soldier and visited France and America, imbibing republican opinions abroad and running into debt at home.
The medial portion forms radiating tracts of fibres, the so-called " bell-muscles " running underneath, and parallel to, the radial canals; when greatly developed, as in Tiaridae, they form ridges, so-called mesenteries, projecting into the sub-umbral cavity.
The internal tissue of the body of the solid higher Fungi, particularly the elongated stalks (stipes) of the fructifications of the Agarics, consists of hyphae running in a longitudinal direction, which no doubt serve for the conduction of organic food substances, just as do the trumpet-hyphae, similar in appearance, though not in origin, of the higher Brown Seaweeds.
In three generaBlyttia, Symphyogyna and Hymenophytum there are one or more strands or bundles consisting of long thickwalled fibre-like (prosenchymatous) cells, pointed at the ends and running longitudinally through the thick midrib.
The xylem and phloem are nearly always found in close association in strands of various shapes in all the three main organs of the sporophyteroot, stem and leafand form a connected tissue-system running through the whole body.
Sometimes in lianes the whole stem breaks up into separate woody strands, often twisted like the strands of a rope, and running into one another at intervals.
The resemblances consist, in fact, not so much in the existence of one general facies running through the regions, as is the case with the northern flora, but in the presence of peculiar types, such ai those belonging to the families Restiaceae, Proteaceae, Ericaceae Mutisiaceac and Rutaceae.
During the remarkable voyage he then made to Timor, Bligh passed amongst the northern islands of the New Hebrides, which he named the Banks Group, and made several running surveys.
It is, however, not the action of the running water on the land, but the function exercised by the land on the running water, that is considered here to be the special province of geography.
The whole wing is a unique modification, deeply affecting the skeletal, muscular and tegumentary structures, but fluttering, skimming, sailing, soaring are motions much more akin to one another than climbing and grasping, running, scratching, paddling and wading.
The mountainous region is occupied by the southern portion of the Jura, which is divided into parallel chains running north and south and decreasing in height from east to west.
After running south-east through the grandest scenery, and closely approaching the source of the western Tigris, it turns south-west and leaves the mountains a few miles above Samsat (Samosata; altitude, 1500 ft.).
There is no forest, timber of any size being found only in the valleys near running water.
In the log-glass the time is measured by running sand, which, however, is apt to be affected by the humidity of the atmosphere.
In a steam vessel running at high speed on an ocean route, with engines working smoothly and uniformly, a careful officer with correct line and glass can obtain very accurate results with the common log.
The main shaft bearings are in two sets and composed of steel balls running in steel cones and cups; the governor is an iron rod about 16 in.
The town dates from the beginning of the r 7th century, and the older part consists of a flagged causeway called Commercial Street, running for 1 m.
The beetles are elegant insects with long, slender legs, running quickly, and flying in the sunshine.
Within this space three depressions, all running S.W.
But as it was laid in cast-iron chairs the lower table was exposed to damage under the hammering of the traffic, and thus was liable to be rendered useless as a running surface.
Table Viii.-Paid-Up Capital, 1908 The table excludes sidings, because they cannot fairly be compared with running tracks, mile for mile.
Apart from collisions and derailments, a large proportion of all accidents is found to be due primarily to want of care on the part of the victims. Accidents to workmen in marshalling, shunting, distributing and running trains, engines and cars, may be taken as the most important class, after train accidents, because this work is necessary and important and yet involves considerable hazard.
From falling out of carriages during the running of trains .
When getting on or off engines, vans, &c., during the running of trains.
Trains running through gates at levelcrossings or into other obstacles 10.
As embankments have to support the weight of heavy trains, they must be uniformly firm and well drained, and before the line is fully opened for traffic they must be allowed time to consolidate, a process which is helped by running construction or mineral trains over them.
Blenkinsop placed the teeth on the outer side of one of the running rails, and his reason for adopting a rack was the belief that an engine with smooth wheels running on smooth rails would not have sufficient adhesion to draw the load required.
When a train is running round a curve the centrifugal force which comes into play tends to make its wheel-flanges press against the outer rail, or even to capsize it.
The amount of superelevation required to prevent derailment at a curve can be calculated under perfect running conditions, given the radius of curvature, the weight of the vehicle, the height of the centre of gravity, the distance between the rails, and the speed; but great experience 1 See The Times Engineering Supplement (August 22, 1906), p. 265.
The smoothest and safest running is, in fact, attained when a " transition," " easement " or " adjustment " curve is inserted between the tangent and the point of circular curvature.
On all the accepted forms there are two or more flanges at the bottom, running lengthwise of the plate and crosswise of the rail; these are requisite to give proper stiffness, and further, as they are forced into the tie by the weight of passing traffic, they help to fix the plate securely in place.
The same arrangement is employed at junctions where different running lines converge.
The points over which a train travels when directed from the main to a branch line are called " facing points " (F P), while those which it passes when running from a branch to a main line are " trailing points " (TP).
In Great Britain the Board of Trade requires facing points to be avoided as far as possible; but, of course, they are a necessity at junctions where running lines diverge and at the crossing places which must be provided to enable trains to pass each other on single-track lines.
In Great Britain, it may be noted, trains almost invariably keep to the left, whereas in most other countries right-handed running is the rule.
At a locomotive depot the chief building is the " running shed " in which the engines are housed and cleaned.
The shed may have a single pair of rails for wagons running through it along one side of a raised platform, there being a roadway for carts on the other side; or if more accommodation is required there may be two tracks, one on each side of the platform, which is then approached by carts at the end.
The resistance at starting is greater than the running resistance at moderate speeds.
Each of them, besides being a reversing gear, is an expansion gear both in forward and backward running.
It is generally designed as a 4-2-2 engine, but some old types are still running with only three axles, the 2-2-2.
Built in 1882, it had by the 12th of September 1891 performed the feat of running a million miles in 9 years 219 days, and it completed two million miles on the 5th of August 1902, having by that date run 5312 trips with express trains between London and Manchester.
Holden developed the use of liquid fuel on the Great Eastern railway to a point beyond the experimental stage, and used it instead of coal with the engines running the heavy express traffic of the line, its continued use depending merely upon the relative market price of coal and oil.
Thus the length of the body was limited, for to increase it involved an increase in the length of the rigid wheel base, which was incompatible with smooth and safe running on curves.
The inclusive speed over a long journey is of course a different thing from the average running speed, on account of the time consumed in intermediate stops; the fewer the stops the more easily is the inclusive speed increased, - hence the advantage of the non-stop runs of 150 and zoo m.
Over shorter distances still more rapid running is occasionally arranged, and in Great Britain, France and the United States there are instances of trains scheduled to maintain an average speed of 60 m.
In the United States mineral and grain trains, running at perhaps 12 m.
The northern portion is hilly, and is crossed by a rugged range, the Wickham Heights, running east and west, and rising in some places to a height of nearly 2000 ft.
Wolves do not catch their prey by lying in ambush, or stealing up close and making a sudden spring, but by fairly running it down in open chase, which their speed and remarkable endurance enable them to do.
There is only one railway in the state, which runs from Aracaju northward to Capella, with a branch running westward to Simao Dias.
The first of these was in 1899, and the subjects were the railwaymen employed on certain lines running through highly malarious districts.
Across the river from the town ancient earthworks (Bucton Castle), of British origin, are seen, and a Roman road passing them, and running north and south is also traceable.
A fine paved corridor running east from this gives access to a line of the later magazines, and through a columnar hall to the central court beyond, while to the left of this a broad and stately flight of steps leads up to a kind of entrance hall on an upper terrace.
With the exception of a few flat ridges running from north to south, it is so low that it requires, to protect it from overflows, an unbroken line of levees averaging 15 ft.
South-east of this chain, between the headwaters of the Parana and Sao Francisco, are the Serra da Canastra and Serra da Matta da Corde, an irregular chain of moderate elevation running north and south.
The rainfall is very scanty, and running waters are hardly known, excepting among the mountains which form the scarps of the elevated country.
From the water-divide which separates the most eastern affluent of the Brahmaputra, eastwards to the deep gorges which enclose the most westerly branch of the upper Yang-tsze-kiang (here running from north to south), is a short space of loo m.; and within that space two mighty rivers, the Salween and the Mekong, send down their torrents to Burma and Siam.
His inability to handle a steed were obviously when he could not make the horst stop running.
Round the wall is a deep double ditch, a dwarf wall running along its centre.
The principal structural feature is the broad anticline, its axis running north and south, which has brought up the Carboniferous Limestone; this uplifted region is the southern extremity of the Pennine Range.
Narrow process of the same running below the intestine and leading by k into the pericardium.
In all these cases baptism is performed by total immersion in running water, but during the five days' baptismal festival the rite is observed wholesale by mere sprinkling of large masses of the faithful at once.
In the relative development and shape of the various segments of the leg there is almost endless variety, dependent on the order to which the insect belongs, and the special function - walking, running, climbing, digging or swimming - for which the limb is adapted.
The Swedish army now began to suffer severely, bread and fodder running short, and the soldiers subsisting entirely on captured bullocks.
The young are generally born with their full sight, covered with down, strong, and capable of running or swimming immediately after they leave the egg-shell."
The campanile is usually a plain brick shaft with shallow pilasters running up the faces.
Besides the distinctions of human and nonhuman, hostile and friendly, the demons in which the lower races believe are classified by them according to function, each class with a distinctive name, with extraordinary minuteness, the list in the case of the Malays running to several score.
Commonwealth Avenue, one of the Back Bay streets running from the foot of the Public Garden, is one of the finest residence streets of the country.
The running expenses per capita in 1900 were $35.23; more than twice the average of 86 leading cities of the country (New York, $23.92; Chicago, $11.62).
Quite commonly the burrow has a second passage running obliquely upwards from the main passage to the surface of the soil, and this subsidiary track may itself be shut off from the main branch by an inner door, so that when an enemy has forced an entrance through the main door, the spider retreats behind the second, leaving the intruder to explore the seemingly empty burrow.
The nature of the integument and its hairy clothing in all spiders enables them to be plunged under water and withdrawn perfectly dry, and many species, even as large as the common English house-spider (Tegenaria), are so lightly built that they can run with speed over the surface of standing water, and this faculty has been perfected in genera like Pirata, Dolomedes and Triclaria, which are always found in the vicinity of lakes or on the edges of rivers and streams, readily taking to the water or running down the stems of water plants beneath its surface when pursued.
Some examples of the diverse relations to be found, even when all the " futures" fall in the same crop year, may be quoted here-quotations running into the new crop year are obviously affected by anticipations of the new crop.
The influence of expectations of the new crop on "futures" running into the new crop is plain on inspection; but owing to the gap between the two crop years it would be astonishing if "futures" against which cotton from a new crop could be delivered were not appreciably independent of "spot" at the time of their quotation.
Concluding cautiously, we may admit the probability of the relations between near and distant "futures" and "spot" (even in respect of "futures" running out in the same crop year) indicating sometimes at least the intentional or unintentional "bulling" or "bearing" or "spot" by "futures."
Next in importance to these rivers are the Liao and Ya-lu, the former of which rises in Mongolia, and after running in an easterly direction for about 400 m.
In order to separate the distillate into various fractions, and to remove as much of it as possible free from condensed steam, it is now usual to employ condensing appliances of special form with outlets for running off the different fractions.
This gable is tilted eastwards, and its two long slopes are defined by bordering mountain chains which run across its medial ridge; the main Syrian streams are those which follow those slopes between the 'chains, thus running either north or south for most of their courses, and only finding their way to the western sea by making sharp elbows at the last.
To enumerate them would be to give a running commentary on the development of the Church of England; among the most important were those of 1 547, 1 55 2, 1 554, 1562, 1571, 1604, 1605, 1640 and 1661.
An interesting confirmation of Dorpfeld's view is furnished by the map of Guillet and Coronelli, published in 1672, in which the Enneacrunus is depicted as a well with a stream of running water in the neighbourhood of the Pnyx.
The frieze, running round the entire building, represents on its eastern side a number of deities, on its northern and southern sides Greeks fighting with Persians, and on its western side Greeks fighting with Greeks.
In the north is Getsurobi-zan (4101 ft.); and on either side of Setzu-zan, with which they form a range running due east and west across the island, are Jusampunzan (4698 ft.) and Kali-zan (7027 ft.).