The ship now returns to the position of original attack, and by similar operations brings on board the end which secures communication with the other shore.
Thus Nepenthes secures a supply of nitrogenous food from the animal world in a manner somewhat similar to that adopted by the British sundew, butterwort, and other insectivorous plants.
The stem, by pointing directly to the light source, secures the best illumination possible for all of its leaves, the latter being distributed symmetrically around it.
The advantage of this relatively free system of railway building and management is that it secures efficient and progressive methods.
Their use secures a continuous passage-way through the train, but is attended with some discomfort and risk when the train is in motion.
Though otherwise progressive, this law committed the injustice of temporarily disfranchising the nonYugoslav minorities, on the convenient pretext that they could not claim the vote until the expiry of the two years during which the Treaty of Trianon secures their right to choose citizenship in a neighbouring State.
The number of mining claims (pertenencias) registered in 1907 was 12,858, according to official returns, each subject to a tax of 30 soles, or £3, per annum, the payment of which secures complete ownership of the property.
The harbour is too shallow to admit vessels of large size, but the proximity of the town to Odessa secures for it a thriving business in wine, salt, fish, wool and tallow.
When closed by the load the width is sufficient to allow it to enter a funnel-shaped guide on a cross-bar of the frame some distance above the bank level, but on reaching the narrower portion of the guide at the top the plates are forced apart which releases the ropes and brings the lugs into contact with the top of the cross-bar which secures the cage from falling.
In addition, the great majority have also another method of reproduction, for increasing the number of the parasites in any individual host; this is distinguished as multiplicative or endogenous reproduction, from the propagative or exogenous method (by means of the resistant spores), which serves for the infection of fresh hosts and secures the dissemination and survival of the species.
Out of this grew the Free Church Federation, which secures a measure of co-operation between the Protestant Evangelical churches throughout England.
This theory secures that the times of passage of the rays shall be independent of the motion of the system, only up to the first order of the ratio of its velocity to that of radiation.
Through the latter power the Senate secures a general control over foreign policy.
A rule requiring the presence of six judges to pronounce a decision prevents the division of the court into two or more benches; and while this secures a thorough consideration of every case, it also retards the despatch of business.
On the other hand, the characteristic merits of the system may be summed up as consisting in the safeguards it provides against the undue predominance of any one power or person in the government, and therewith against any risk there may be that the president should become a despot, and in the full opportunities it secures for the due consideration of all important measures.
If, however, no one obtains the requisite majority, the roll is again called until some one competitor secures the requisite number of votes.
The total power developed is 600 H.P., and though the load factor varies very greatly in this case, the differential type of governor used secures perfect control of the running of the wheels.
This secures the direct control of the great, highway to Seistan which has been opened to khafila and railway traffic.
Conceiving that the motions of the universe and its parts are due to the desire which it and they feel towards the supreme external mind and its several thoughts, so that the cosmical order planned by the divine mind is realized in the phenomenal universe, Aristotle thus secures the requisite unification, not indeed of mind and matter, for mind and matter are distinct, but of the governing mind, the prime unmoved movent, since it and its thoughts are one.
is probable, however, that, all things considered, Materials random rubble in which the flattest side of each block of stone is dressed to a fairly uniform surface, so that it may be bedded as it were in a tray of mortar, secures the nearest approach to uniform elasticity.
The adult secures a host in the same way as the young.
Appeal to parliament resulted in the Dissenters' Chapels Act (1844), which secures that, so far as trusts do not specify doctrines, twenty-five years tenure legitimates existing usage.
He constantly harps upon accusations brought against bishops and the way they were judged; his wish is to prevent them from being unjustly accused, deposed or deprived of their sees; to this end he multiplies the safeguards of procedure, and secures the right of appeal to the pope and the possibility of restoring bishops to their sees.
The fundamental law of 1876 secures to ayuntamientos, and to the provincial councils, an.
This secures a double observation of each component of the polar motion, from which most of the systematic errors are eliminated.
His influence in Oxford was supreme about the year 1839, when, however, his study of the monophysite heresy first raised in his mind a doubt as to whether the Anglican position was really tenable on those principles of ecclesiastical authority which he had accepted; and this doubt returned when he read, in Wiseman's article in the Dublin Review on "The Anglican Claim," the words of St Augustine against the Donatists, "secures judicat orbis terrarum," words which suggested a simpler authoritative rule than that of the teaching of antiquity.
cinch the belt that secures the pack at my waist.
entreatyng his grandmother's entreaties, he secures a guitar, heads to the wrong side of town and begs Miraldo to teach him.
He has left it to Primrose to handle the business; he can have his companion if he secures the papal nuncio 's approval.
The blue sash which secures the white tunic at the waist, reminds us of the importance of remaining close to Our Blessed Lady.
The great reduction in friction and in electrical resistance of the contact thus effected between the recurved end of the arm and the rotating surface secures the transmission of signals at such a high rate of speed that the combination of this relay with a special form of curb sender allows of the re-transmission of signals into a second cable at a speed not less than that of the siphon recorder worked in the usual way.
Willughby's Ornithology (p. 12 9), "there is no bird secures her young ones better from the Monkeys, which are very noisom to the young of most Birds.
But, answers one, by merely paying this tax, the poor civilized man secures an abode which is a palace compared with the savage's.
The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and unprofitable leisure, defrauding himself of the experience which alone can make leisure fruitful.
A Tang is a metal piece that secures the blade where it is inserted into the handle.
Flip-ups have a hinge that secures them to the top of your glasses, making it possible for them to stay on your frames even when not in use.
Skinny True Clips: This line is priced under $20 and secures to almost any frame.
The heel piece secures the heel of the boot to the ski and releases upward during typical side-to-side and forward falls.
A reasonable deposit fee secures your wedding date, and then you can trust them to work with you on everything from décor to finding a minister.
Our mild and moist southern winters are really less favourable to the cultivation of the Carnation than the more rigorous winter of the north, where a covering of snow secures for the flower a complete period of rest.
Some kimonos have an internal tie which secures one flap to the inside seam.
Skylon Ace features interchangeable lenses and is done in a sport-wrap style that secures to the face.
They are lightweight and have a wire cable ear piece that secures the glasses and give you a custom fit.
Firehawk is a flying coaster, a unique design in coaster engineering that secures riders in a padded harness before they are flipped onto their stomachs for a unique flight experience.
During the procedure, the surgeon untwists the cord and secures the testis in place so that it cannot rotate again.
Since mortgage debt is secured debt, if a homeowner is unable to pay his mortgage bill, the bank can take the asset that secures the debt: the house.
A second mortgage is similar to a first mortgage because your home secures the debt.
Your reservation secures your ride into the city.
These interesting designs feature a stem or "peg" at the bottom, which secures the candle holder into a base.
The metal that secures the stone into the ring sits in that slit, but because the girdle is the stone's widest point, it effectively covers the metal, making the actual setting invisible.
Linz Shelton, creator of the Cuffz handbags loved by celebrities, uses a revolutionary design that secures your clutch to your wrist with handcuffs, keeping your hands free and allowing you to carry a cute clutch.
Hidden Knot Lacing: This pattern used either simple or standard straight lacing, but secures the shoe via an inside knot rather than an external bow.
The sandal secures with a sexy textured strap and matches just about any outfit.
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