How to use Shattering in a sentence
The rocket smashed into the floor below, shattering glass and pulverizing part of the balcony.
He eased into her body at first then made love to her hungrily, relentlessly pushing her deeper into the haze of pleasure and desire, until she arched beneath him, her body on the verge of shattering.
It was a shattering blow to the local economy.
I know, but honestly, I don't think a vampire finding out he is in love with a werewolf can be any more earth shattering than a human finding out he's in love with a vampire.
How then can they be so flippant about shattering peoples lives and dreams?Advertisement
The shattering earthquake that struck northern Morocco early Tuesday has claimed 564 lives (reported February 25 ).
Picture the slow motion mind video - sounds of alloy on tarmac, shattering plastic and breaking glass.
A power cruiser which nose dived into the back of a large wave shattering the windscreen with shards of glass cutting the crew.
You don't have to worry about your window shattering into a thousand sharp pieces that are hazardous to pick up.
There have been complaints since 1999 of some of the glass table tops spontaneously shattering.Advertisement
Martha Stewart and Kmart report that they have solved the problem that was causing the shattering.
There won't be the problem, then, that quite a few replicas have of blocking debris with the lens (no shattering), only to have the lens come out the other side and hit the wearer.
You can choose plastic or polycarbonate lenses since there's not much of a chance that you'll be cracking or shattering your lenses while fishing.
Rather than shattering, they simply crack in a spiderweb-like pattern.
Instead of shattering, they'll simply crack in a spider web pattern.Advertisement
If cracked, they will break in an intact spider web pattern rather than shattering.
The frames house polycarbonate lenses that are scratch-resistant and can stand up to impact without shattering into sharp and potentially harmful shards.
Early on in the Wii's life, there were many issues with broken wriststraps and flying Wiimotes launching into flat-screen TVs, shattering screens and breaking controllers.
Spiderman 2 offers a few challenge/timed scenarios but nothing too earth shattering.
These occur when a heavy object falls onto a person, splitting the skin and shattering or tearing underlying structures.Advertisement
The high quality polycarbonate lenses resist shattering, giving them a longer life than the average lens.
The first hour may seem slow but it builds considerable tension until it reaches a shattering climax.
No significant or shattering changes can be made.
Connor gave him a sheepish half-smile, then took the glass, shattering it in his hand.
Organization and tactics did not affect the issue directly, for the conduct of the men and their junior officers gave abundant proof that in the hands of a competent leader the " linear " principle of delivering one shattering blow would have proved superior to that of a gradual attrition of the enemy here, as on the battlefields of the Peninsula and at Waterloo, and this in spite of other defects in the training of the Prussian infantry which simultaneously caused its defeat on the neighbouring field of Auerstadt.Advertisement
The intervention of the powers, culminating in the shattering of the Egyptian fleet at Navarino (q.v.), robbed him of his reward so far as Greece was concerned; the failure of his arms in face of this intervention gave Sultan Mahmud the excuse he desired for withholding the rest of the stipulated price of his assistance.
It was once generally supposed that the Pliocene epoch in Nebraska was distinguished by the activity of geysers; but the so-called geyserite " now known commonly and correctly as " natural pumice " and " volcanic ash," which is found in the Oligocene and later formations, has no connexion whatever with geysers, but is produced by the shattering of volcanic rock.
Nothing earth shattering there, nor anything Yancey would find either threatening or interesting.
During the final assault on the 19th of May 1521 a cannon ball struck him, shattering one of his legs and badly wounding the other.
He had all the ambitions of his grandfather Henry II.; his dreams were of shattering the newly-formed kingdom of France, the creation of Philip Augustus, and of recovering all the lost lands of his forefathers on the Seine and Loire.
If you think it's capable of something world shattering, you're mistaken.