Runs-up sentence example
On arriving at a certain height the lift ceases and the jenny is released, and by the continued pull of the rope, it runs up the jib; on arriving at an adjustable stop, the jenny is again locked, and the load can be lowered out; the hook can then be raised, when the jenny is automatically unlocked, and on paying out the rope the jenny gravitates to its first position, when the load is lowered and the cycle repeated.
From Manchuria and China it is separated by the border ridge of the plateau - the Great Khingan, while in the south-west it runs up to the foot of the high northern border ridges of the Tibetan plateau - an artificial frontier separating it from east Turkestan and Dzungaria.
From its mouth to its extremity a pavement of broken pillars runs up one side.
A railway from Haifa to Damascus was opened in 2905; it runs across the Plain of Esdraelon, enters the Ghor at Beisan, then, turning northwards, impinges on the Sea of Galilee at Samakh, and runs up the valley of the Yarmuk to join, at ed-Der`a, the line of the third railway.
A funicular railway runs up to the Malberg (r000 ft.), where is a sanatorium and whence extensive views are obtained over the Rhine valley.Advertisement
In the western part of the island a gulf runs up from the south, a distance of about 7 m.; on its east side stands the chief town Argostoli, with about Io,000 inhabitants, and on its west side the rival city of Lixouri, with 6000.
The boundary between the United States and Canada runs up the middle of the outlet of the lake and follows a median line approximately to about mid-lake; thence it sweeps northwestward, so as to include Isle Royal within the territory of the United States, and continues near the north shore, to the mouth of Pigeon River, which it follows westward, leaving the whole west end of the lake in United States territory.
He still continued to receive all visitors, and to take occasional runs up to Castine and Portland, the homes of his family.
A very strong "bore" or tidal wave runs up the estuary of the Meghna at spring tides, and a singular sound like thunder, known as the "Barisal guns," is often heard far out at sea about the time it is coming in.
This valley, which runs up at its eastern end to the Muz-tagh-tau, is about 75 m.Advertisement
This block of country lies just west of the line of the great East African trough, the northern continuation of which passes along its eastern escarpment as it runs up to join the Red Sea.
Since 1907 it has also had railway communication with Aleppo; and a narrow-gauge line runs up the coast to Tripoli.
No aerial acrobats, instead it bored down to the depths of the pool and made several runs up and down stream.
From the car park, take the footpath which runs up the side of Blease gill, crossing the gill at the wooden footbridge.
In those meters which are compounded - that is, have a shunt coil wound on the field magnets to compensate for the friction of the train - it is important to notice whether the meter will operate or continue operating when there is no current in the series coil, since a meter which "runs on the shunt" runs up a debt against the consumer for which it gives no corresponding advantage.Advertisement
So Pepe goes on ahead and runs up to the tree salivating at the prospect of food.
She is also displaying what we call "psycho kitty" events, where she runs up and down the stairs, chasing something invisible, attacking her brother (neutered male) and play fighting all the time.
Much like the guitar, a scale runs up and down each string.
Wait until your puppy runs up to you and starts wiggling his butt.
They claim the suit flatters any figure and it runs up to plus sizes.Advertisement
These Spandex leggings feature a zip that runs up the back of the calf and adds just a touch of design flair to something otherwise basic and simple.
A panel studded with grommets runs up the front over a round, open toe.
That little line that runs up the back nearly beckons to all of your admirers, begging them to wonder about what's underneath your skirt, regardless of its length (no mini necessary).