How to use Shingle in a sentence
It contains large railway shops, several breweries, and saw and shingle mills.
To the south-east are the bare shingle banks of the promontory of Dungeness.
The origin of coastal shingle varies according to location.
Choose between deserted coastal marshes or promenades and candy-floss, seaside picnics or cozy riverside pubs, and shingle beaches with exhilarating views.
Habitat grows in rock crevices, rocky shores, shingle beaches.Advertisement
A major beach recharge project was completed in 1987, using shingle dredged from the seabed off the Isle of Wight.
Window in wall opens into twisting trench which soon rejoins stream in high passage lowering to shingle chokes upstream.
Sand wasp The dune systems at Holkham are formed on old shingle ridges.
Two areas of exposed vegetated shingle occur at the extremes of the barrier.
Areas of bare shingle may be important in retaining or attracting this species.Advertisement
It would be better to describe it as loose shingle and stones.
Pentium's proposed strategy involves replenishing the existing shingle on the beach with additional shingle on the beach with additional shingle dredged from the sea.
Such deep banks of raised beach shingle, vestiges from the last ice-age, are found nowhere else around the Ulster coast.
Common sorrel is found in open woodland, woodland rides and edges, in maritime and river shingle, and on mountain ledges.
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Large White Video Brief (click on this text) The shingle shore had lost its summer sparkle.
Aldeburgh's memorial to Benjamin Britten was erected on an expanse of shingle shoreline in November 2003.
The shingle spit of Blakeney Point meets the coast here.
To some people, the patches of plant life look unnatural for a beach that is predominantly shingle.
We'll head out toward Moffen Island, where we'll see regal walruses hauled out on this vast ring of shingle.Advertisement
Shingle is not the favorite surface for walking but we struggled along, seeing widgeon on the way to the tern colony.
The shingle bank formed from the erosion of Arm Hill is home to sea wormwood, another rare plant.
The shingle therefore stood some feet higher than it does now, and it is supposed that a shock or jar, such as that of an earthquake, broke up the stalagmite, and the pebbles and sand composing the shingle sunk deeper into the fissures in the limestone.
The young, as in all Limicolae, are at first clothed in down, so mottled in colour as closely to resemble the shingle to which, if they be not hatched upon it, they are almost immediately taken by their parents, and there, on the slightest alarm, they, squat close to elude observation.
They can also be found on shingle beaches and on rocky shores that shelve gradually into the water allowing easy access.Advertisement
Fine shingle at high water, revealing sand at low water, even a few rock pools for the kids to explore.
The pebbles, from which shingle beaches are made, is formed by wave action in the general process of coastal erosion.
Aldeburgh 's memorial to Benjamin Britten was erected on an expanse of shingle shoreline in November 2003.
This means that there is a third factor that determines the importance of the storm surge - namely the morphology of the shingle beach.
Surrounded by the most tranquil of settings, overlooking the lido and the sand and shingle beach of Playa Taurito.
We'll head out toward Moffen Island, where we'll see regal Walruses hauled out on this vast ring of shingle.
It includes listings for asphalt shingle, wood shake, tile, metal, natural slate, and flat, foam, and single ply roofing contractors.
A single shingle may not produce much power, about 50 to 200 watts is standard, but linked with other shingles this technology is capable of powering an entire house.
While some solar shingles are approximately the same size and shape as a traditional shingle, other manufacturers make systems that are much larger in size, but appear to be the smaller shingles.
The semiconductor is attached to a clear layer of the shingle and can be backed with many types of materials, including material, slate, or even asphalt.
My house is a huge (4600 square foot), 1860 vintage, two-story brick and shingle structure in the middle of one of Cleveland, Ohio's (re)developing neighborhoods.
Every detail must be selected from light fixture to roof shingle or tile choice.
The dog training profession is not standardized, so anybody can hang out a shingle and clain they are a professional dog trainer.
Reading this article is a good first step, but you should also read the manufacturer's directions for the shingle variety you will be using, and make an honest assessment of the scope of the work involved.
The manufacturer's instructions for the type of shingle you're using will be an invaluable tool in determining the specific supplies, like nails and cement, which you'll need to complete a good install.
Once you've located and matched a replacement shingle, remove the damaged shingle and its accompanying nails.
Treat the shingle with roofing cement and position it in place.
When the shingle is in its final position, nail it down using nails about 1/2 inch longer than the nails you removed, situating them so that the shingles on the previous row cover them completely.
Use the same number of nails as were used on the old shingle.
Place a starter strip of shingle at the bottom edge of the roof that overlaps both the drip edge and the eaves by 5/8".
Check the instructions for the recommend shingle exposure, a measurement of the portion of the shingle that's not supposed to be covered.
A good method for laying shingle is to mark the center line of the roof and start from there, working out on both sides.
Lay lines of shingle close together, abutting each new shingle against the previous one.
Keep working until you reach the peak of the roof and trim the last shingle flush with the roof line.
When you reach the top again, overlap the last shingle over the roof's peak and secure it in place.
Some shingle brands sell pre-made caps that fit the peak.
Choose from lattice work, wood look and even slate and shingle design options.
The poor harbour called the "port," protected by a breakwater, has been cut out of the rock (shingle).
The hard wood of the shisham is also valuable; and several other timber-trees afford materials for furniture or roofing shingle.
Above the snow-limit the mountain is bare and covered with fine limestone shingle.
It is virtually back-to-back hotels with a narrow line of shingle to serve as a beach.
The river seems to have flowed close to the shore but was separated from it by great shingle banks.
Sandy, shingle and gravel shores occur on more exposed shores and may appear barren.
From the north end of the shingle beach head south to Torcross passing the freshwater lake in the reserve.
The clumps of whitish flowers growing on the shingle are sea campion, which looks very like bladder campion.
Naoussa has its own shingle and pebble coves, with windsurfing out in the bay.
To complete its traditional appearance, the pea shingle drive gives a satisfying crunch underfoot!
Outside the house has a large shingle driveway and to the rear a garden about 130 ft in depth.
Whilst at high tide the beach is shingle, low tides reveal a vast expanse of flat sand.
The mud and shingle foreshore is of international nature conservation importance.
Constructing pipe chambers for cover for chicks, weeding existing shingle areas, remove tree growth to reduce predation of chicks.
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There is good farming land in the vicinity and Alpena has lumber and shingle mills, pulp works, Portland cement manufactories and tanneries; in 1905 the city's factory products were valued at $2,905,263.
The principal industrial establishments are shingle (especially cedar) and saw-mills, salmon canneries and factories for the manufacture of tin cans, and machinery used in the canning of salmon.
The church of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (modernized with a shingle roof and a wooden steeple) contains interesting paintings and antique wood-carvings.
The manufactories include rice mills, saw mills, sash, door and blind factories, shingle mills, iron works, oil refineries, broom factories and a dynamite factory.
To the latter belong the Greenshank and Redshank, as well as the Common Sandpiper, the " Summer-Snipe " above-mentioned, a bird hardly exceeding a skylark in size, and of very general distribution throughout the British Islands, but chiefly frequenting clear streams, especially those with a gravelly or rocky bottom, and mast generally breeding on the beds of sand or shingle on their banks.
There are a sugar refinery and cooperage works, as well as large sawmills, shingle factories and many other industrial concerns.
On the under-side, there are found attached fragments of limestone and quartz, showing that the shingle bed once extended up to it, and that it then formed the original floor.
They generally breed in association, often in the closest proximity - their nests, containing three eggs at most, being made on the shingle or among herbage.
The formation of the coast varies from low, shifting banks of shingle or sand to majestic cliffs, and its character in different localities has been foreshadowed in the previous consideration of the hill-systems and lowlands.
Bread I at first made of pure Indian meal and salt, genuine hoe-cakes, which I baked before my fire out of doors on a shingle or the end of a stick of timber sawed off in building my house; but it was wont to get smoked and to have a piny flavor.
They are hemmed in and separated by snowcapped mountain peaks and ridges, which are seamed with glaciers terminating in moraines and shingle slopes at the base of the foot-hills.
It is a low-lying broad bank of shingle, forming the seaward apex of the great level of the Romney Marshes.
From these structural and palaeontological evidences, geologists suppose that the formation of the cave was carried on simultaneously with the excavation of the valley; that the small streams, flowing down the upper ramifications of the valley, entered the western opening of the cave, and traversing the fissures in the limestone, escaped by the lower openings in the chief valley; and that the rounded pebbles found in the shingle bed were carried in by these streams. It would be only at times of drought that the cave was frequented by animals, a theory which explains the small quantity of animal remains in the shingle.
The tendency of the currents in the Channel opposite Brighton is to drive the shingle eastward, and encroachments of the sea were frequent and serious until the erection of a massive sea-wall, begun about 1830, 60 ft.
Thenceforth everyone who built a house was strictly charged not to cover it with reeds, rushes, stubble or straw, but only with tiles, shingle boards or lead.