Slit sentence example
A man stood next to it, peeking through a slit in the vertical slats.
The female lays her eggs in a slit made by means of her "saw-like" ovipositor in the leaf or fruit of a tree.
Thus the Virgin river, a northern branch of the Colorado, has cut a vertical slit, 1000 ft.
When the slit is narrow light is lost through diffraction unless the angular aperture of this condensing lens, as viewed from the slit, is considerably greater than that of the collimator lens.
Not a few, however, lead a nocturnal life, and many of them have, accordingly, their pupil contracted into a vertical or more rarely a horizontal slit.Advertisement
Unfortunately considerations of luminosity compel the observer often to widen the slit much beyond the range within which the theoretical value of resolving power holds in practice.
It follows that for observations in which light is a consideration spectroscopes should be used which give about twice the resolving power of that actually required; we may then use a slit having a width of nearly eight times that of the normal one.
These conditions may be generally satisfied by projecting the image of the source on the slit with a lens of sufficient aperture.
The determination of the purity-factor requires the measurement of the width of the slit.
The collimator of a spectroscope should be detached, or moved so as to admit of the introduction of an auxiliary slit at a distance from the collimator lens equal to its focal length.Advertisement
If a source of light be placed behind the auxiliary slit a parallel beam of light will pass within the collimator and fall on the slit the width of which is to be measured.
With fairly homogeneous light the diffraction pattern may be observed at a distance, varying with the width of the slit from about the length of the collimator to one quarter of that length.
From the measured distances of the diffraction bands the width of the slit may be easily deduced.
In order to record line spectra it is by no means necessary that the receiving instrument (bolometer or radiometer) should be linear in shape, for the separation of adjacent lines may be obtained if the linear receiver be replaced by a narrow slit in a screen placed at the focus of the condensing lens.
If a short length of platinum wire be inserted vertically into a lighted Bunsen burner the luminous line may be used as a slit and viewed directly through a prism.Advertisement
The collimator has a vertical slit at its outer end, the width of which may be regulated by a micrometer screw; in some instruments one half of the slit is covered by a small total reflection prism which permits the examination of two spectra simultaneously.
The mouth, a longitudinal slit, opens on to the ventral surface of the head.
When with a fairly wide slit the yellow line is no longer visible, the residual nitrogen may be considered to have fallen below 2 or 3%.
In its simplest form it consists of a direct-vision spectroscope, having an adjustable slit (called "camera slit"), instead of an eyepiece, in the focal plane of the observing telescope.
This slit is set in such a position as to transmit a single line of the spectrum, e.g.Advertisement
Suppose a fixed image of the sun to be formed on the collimator slit of this spectroscope, and a photographic plate, with its plane parallel to the plane of the solar image, to be mounted almost in contact with the camera slit.
The spectroscope is then moved parallel to itself, admitting to the collimator slit light from all parts of the sun's disk.
This slit is long enough (82 in.) to extend entirely across the solar image and across such prominences of ordinary height as may happen to lie at the extremities of a vertical diameter.
After passing through the slit the diverging rays fall upon the 8 in.
Hence light from any point on the slit will fill a circle about 2 in.Advertisement
Under these circumstances the arc to be considered is bisected at 0, and its length is proportional to the width of the slit.
On making a mesial vertical section of the uterus the cavity is seen as a mere slit which is bent about its middle to form an angle the opening of which is forward.
As the orifice is neared the slit becomes H-shaped.
When it is slit open from in front a longitudinal ridge is seen in its posterior wall, which is called the verumontanum or crista urethra, and on each side of this is a longitudinal depression, the prostatic sinus, into which numerous ducts of the prostate open, though some of them open on to the antero-lateral surface.
The lachrymal foramen in the skull is low down and forms an elongated slit.Advertisement
Next follows the operation of cleaning, in which the silk is simply reeled from one bobbin to another, but on its way it passes through a slit which is sufficiently wide to pass the filament but stops the motion when a thick lump or nib is presented.
The Five-foot Spectroheliograph of the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory (camera lens, camera slit and plate carrier in section).
The slit of the collimator confines the light to a nearly linear source, the beam diverging from each point of the source being subsequently made parallel by means of a lens.
The telescope serves to examine the image of the slit and to measure the angular separation of the different slit images; when photographic methods are employed the telescope is replaced by a camera.
We may say therefore that if the difference between the frequencies n 1 and n, of the two waves is such that in the combined image of the slit the intensity at the minimum between -the two maxima falls to 0.81, the lines are just resolved and n l /(n l n 2) may then be called the resolving power.Advertisement
Lord Rayleigh's expression for the resolving power of different instruments is based on the assumption that the geometrical image of the slit is narrow compared with the width of the diffraction image.
With an indefinitely narrow slit the purity is equal to the resolving power.
We call a slit of this width a " normal slit.
With a slit equal in width to eight times the normal one the purity is reduced to o 45R, so that we lose rather more than half the resolving power and increase the light 3.7 times.
If we widen the slit still further rapid loss of purity results, with very little gain in light, the maximum luminosity obtainable with an indefinitely wide slit being four times that obtained with the normal one.Advertisement
This forms an image of the solar spectrum in its focal plane on the camera slit (1).
In order to bring a spectral line upon the camera slit, the slit is widely opened and the plane mirror (f) rotated until the line is seen.
The slit is narrowed down to the desired width, and moved as a whole by a micrometer screw, until it coincides with the cross-hair.
By setting the camera slit so as to admit to the photographic plate the light of the denser calcium vapour, which lies at low levels, or that of the rarer vapour at high levels, the phenomena of various superposed regions of the atmosphere can be recorded.
A horizontal incision is made in the bark quite down to the wood, and from this a perpendicular slit is drawn upwards to the extent of perhaps an inch, so that the slit has a resemblance to the letter T, as at a.Advertisement
In about a month or six weeks the ligatures may be removed or slit with the knife to allow for the swelling stem, when, if the operation has been successful, the bud will be fresh and full, and the shield firmly united to the wood.
The record is obtained by the light from a small lamp reflected downwards by a mirror so as to pass through a slit in a small plate attached to the outer end of the boom.
The short streak of light thus obtained moves with Mirror, .l 4,Stindd Boom Balance Weight, j/?/?j?jj/ Masonry Column Lamp Br.mide Paper_ On- Need,Le o 0 the movement of the boom over a second slit perpendicular to the first and made in the lid of a box containing clockwork driving a band of bromide paper.
The passage of the long hand of a watch across the end of the slit every hour cuts off the light, and gives hour marks enabling the observer to learn the time at which a disturbance has taken place.
The escape of zoospores is effected by the degeneration of the sporangial wall (Chaetophora), or by a pore (Cladophora), a slit (Pediastrum), or a circular fracture (Oedogonium).Advertisement
It is slit at the sides, has perpendicularly cut side-pockets, and is fastened with strings just below the breast.
Light passing through a vertical slit falls upon the mirrors, from which it is reflected, and two images of the slit are produced, one by the movable mirror attached to the magnet and the other by the fixed mirror.
The light from the slit is reflected on to this mirror by an inclined fixed mirror, and after reflection at the movable mirror is again reflected at the fixed mirror and so reaches the recording drum.
Magnus employed a rotating mirror, and also a rotating disk from which a fine slit was cut out.
The upper slit was covered with glass, the lower with quartz.
The filaments elongate rapidly at flowering-time, and the lightly versatile anthers empty an abundance of finely granular smooth pollen through a longitudinal slit.
The single blowhole is a longitudinal slit, placed at the upper and anterior extremity of the head to the left side of the middle line.
The entries in the table on following page express the reduction of intensity for different wave-lengths X, when the slit is set at distances yXradius from the centre of the disk.
When the slit of the spectroscope is set across a spot, it shows, as might be expected, a general reduction of brightness as we pass from the photosphere to the penumbra; and a still greater one as we pass to the umbra.
In the higher chromosphere on occasions metallic gases are carried up to such a level that without an eclipse a bright line spectrum of many elements may be seen, but it is always possible to see those of hydrogen and helium, and by opening the slit of the spectroscope so as to weaken still further the continuous spectrum from the photosphere (now a mere reflection) the actual forms of the gaseous structures called prominences round the sun's rim may be seen.
A card prepared for the purpose is introduced through a slit in the frame between the punch and the strips.
The inside shape of the producer is such that the upper, less hot portion cannot get stopped, as it widens out towards the bottom; the lower, hotter portion, where the ashes are already fluxed, is contracted to a slit a, through which the air ascends.
They thus assist in the opening of the sporangium, which takes place by a slit on its inner face.
The latter is thick and short, and the wall of the sporangium, which opens by a median slit, has a group of thick-walled cells at the summit, forming the annulus.
The sporangium is of considerable size, and dehisces by a median slit, the annulus being a more or less definitely limited horizontal ring of cells near the apex.
The sporangia, which arise in basipetal succession on the receptacle, dehisce by a median slit, though the annulus is somewhat oblique; they have resemblances to the Gleicheniaceae.
The sporangia dehisce by a transverse slit, the annulus being truly vertical or, in some of the genera in which they are regularly arranged, very slightly oblique.
Wollaston made the experiment in 1802, and perceived the spaces of colour to be interrupted by seven obscure gaps, which took the shape of lines owing to his use of rectangular slit.
The pictures were taken, in both cases, with only one quality of light, the violet ray of calcium, the remaining superfluous beams being eliminated by the agency of a double slit.
After a brief existence the pupa emerges from the ground, and, holding on to a plant stem by means of its powerful front legs, sets free the perfect insect through a slit along the median dorsal line of the thorax.
If in the interference experiment with Fresnel's mirrors or biprism the slit be illuminated with white light that has passed through a polarizer and a quartz plate cut perpendicularly to the optic axis, it is found on analysing the light that in addition to the ordinary central set of coloured fringes two lateral systems are seen, one on either side of it.
With the .orthogonal arrangement for illuminating and observing the beam of light traverses an extremely fine slit through a well-corrected system, whose optic axis is perpendicular to the axis of the microscope; the system reduces the dimensions of the beam to about 2 to 4 in the focal plane of the objective.
We're you just going to sit by and let this bastard slit our throats?
She won't be satisfied until I play something that makes her want to slit her wrists.
The surgery was carried out at the slit lamp under strict asepsis with topical Amethocaine 1% .
In the fruit basket there's a green coconut, already slit, with a straw jammed inside.
One of them was a tall dark Russian Communist with narrow slit eyes of a semi-Asiatic.
Then, still upright, his stomach was slit open so that he could be ritually disemboweled.
Money to gamble metal dissipated quickly uranium metal posed a deep slit.
Belfry stage has small slit window with chamfered dressings at its base.
The garden was used as an ammunition dump and slit trenches were dug.
With a very sharp knife, slit the length of the belly of the fish and remove the entrails.
A Civil War type is black rubberised canvas with a slit in the middle and brass grommets around the edges.
Back in New Orleans, the mother of his American interrogator has her throat slit.
At the top of this stage there is also a slit window with unchamfered jambs and a lintel that is splayed on the underside.
Cut a small slit into each ball about 2cm long using a Stanley knife or similar sharp blade.
This paper presents a new method for localization of PRL with a modified slit lamp.
Great shape and fit with big wide shaped lapels, four shiny silver domed buttons to fasten and a slit pocket at each hip.
Signs In order to elicit the signs, patients should be examined using a slit lamp or magnifying loupes.
Air samples were taken continuously every two minutes with a Casella slit sampler placed within 1 meter of the dental chair.
Slit the antimesenteric border of the ileum with dissecting scissors to increase the its circumference.
Brandy tears a slit up the side of her denim skirt in a vain attempt to look more seductive.
Soon, they all lay dead at her feet, their throats all neatly slit into macabre grins across their necks.
The purists will notice the vertical slit in the lock wall on the right hand side.
They take the cataract out through a tiny slit at the edge of the sac that contains the clouded lens.
The specification for the former can be estimated using the 0.25 arcsec slit width.
Dead bodies with their throats slit lay in the streets.
The exit slit is movable (± 10 cm ).
They slept in the mud, wet and cold, with inadequate slit trenches for excrement.
The string is a really snug fit in the slit.
Low voltage wiring can be attached to a fence or buried under the lawn using a slit trench.
The top has slit flutter sleeves, appliques of lace and an empire waist.
Top stage has two waterspouts and a cross slit in a merlon.
The slit widths are given in arcsec projected on the sky.
Some shoots are sterile while others are fertile, bearing at the apex the so-called fructification - a dense oval, oblong conical or cylindrical spike, consisting of a number of shortly-stalked peltate scales, each of which has attached to its under surface a circle of spore-cases (sporangia) which open by a longitudinal slit on their inner side.
The injured cells die and turn brown; the living cells beneath grow out, and form cork, and under the released pressure bulge outwards and repeatedly divide, forming a mass Of succulent regenerative tissue known as callus, Living cells of the pith, phloem, cortex, &c., may also co-operate in this formation of regenerative tissue, and if the wound is a mere knife-cut in the bark, the protruding lips of callus formed at the edges of the wound soon meet, and the slit is healed overoccluded.
Internally this glandular sac presents a second slit or aperture which leads into the pericardium (as is now found to be the case in all Mollusca).
As a sign of grief, or on any occasion when the individual felt himself brought into closer contact with his deity, the garments were rent (subsequently a conventional slit at the breast sufficed) and he donned the sak, a loin-cloth or wrapper which appears to be a survival of older and more primitive dress.
In the organ pipe - as in the common whistle - a thin sheet of air is forced through a narrow slit at the bottom of the embouchure and impinges against the top edge, which is made very p c. sharp. The disturbance made at the commencement of the blowing will no doubt set the air in the pipe vibrating in its own natural period, just as any irregular air disturbance will set a suspended body swinging in its natural period, but we are to consider how the vibration is maintained when once set going.
In the greater part of its course it is a transverse slit, but in traversing the glans it enlarges considerably to form the fossa navicularis, and here, in transverse section, it looks like an inverted T (1), then an inverted Y (A), and finally at its opening '-'uNtAT and Adolf (1806-1871), and his grandsons Johann Adolf and Oskar Philipp.
The so-called " diffraction " image of a homogeneously illuminated slit shows a central band limited on either side by a line along which the ' Michelson, Astrophys.
The sensitive vane or strip may then be placed behind the slit; its width will not affect the resolving power though there may be a diminution of sensitiveness.
At grafting time a slit is cut in the bark f, f, a wedge-shaped piece of FIG.
The common thread, from the office of Tony Blair to the slit trenches of local politics, is fear.
Not all slit lamps will allow all methods to be performed.
The integral field capabilities will be used on the same nights as slit spectroscopy and imaging.
The effect of these slit widths can be quite easily calculated.
The exit slit is movable (± 10 cm).
The IFUs dissect the field into individual elements, which are then re-arranged to form part of the spectrograph entrance slit.
Unfortunately the barrel was locked by a pinch bolt closing down a long slit in the metal of the tailstock casting.
Slit throughputs for the three different f/6 slit widths are presented in the following table as a function of image quality.
Similarly for the cuffs, the basic options are with button-down cuffs with fixed buttons and cuffs with a slit for cuff links.
If choosing a long skirt, ensure that it has a slit, either at the side or at the back.
Walking is quite impossible in a skirt without a slit!
There are two vocal cords with a slit between them called the glottis.
Cut a horizontal slit into each piece of bread (through the crust) using a sharp knife.
Use a pair of scissors to cut a slit between every other scallop towards the center, but not all the way to the center.
You can choose an asymmetrical hem line or a sexy slit.
Dresses for the slightly more adventurous girl include the slit leg style, varied length dresses, one-strap and strapless styles.
If you can alter the dress, you can shorten it or add a slit to make it more extreme.
Select a sleek long dress with a slit for an informal evening wedding or a tea length dress for a mid-morning, garden or beach wedding.
Also, be sure the box and its receiving slit is large enough to accommodate generously sized cards.
The classic ideas for wedding card boxes are either simple cardboard or wooden boxes with a mailbox-style slit, or slightly more elaborate designs such as birdcages, gazebos, or wishing wells.
According to Fox News, Wilson had overdosed on some pills and slit his wrists after a fight with a close friend.
First, it was reported that he had overdosed on his prescribed anti-depressants and he slit his wrists.
Professional dog clothes makers usually make sure to provide this slit, but keep it in mind if you are making your dog's clothes yourself.
Featuring an A-line skirt with a mid-thigh slit, this glamorous black evening dress by Ferrera has a v-notched bodice, a halter neckline and a peaked empire waist.
For example, some slips are slit, and some allow you to clip them to just the right length.
Conceal heavy upper arms with sleeves that are slit or are petal style.
The shirred waistband flatters any figure and the front slit and built-in brief provides comfort.
The pencil skirt has a hidden back zipper and a small slit in the back.
The hidden zipper and back slit pockets add a stylish touch to these suit pants.
Long legs look great in a slim skirt with a slit up the side, or slim pants, if you prefer an evening suit.
This military style parka was called the "snorkel' parka, because it zipped up so tight in combination with the hood that those who wore them were left with a tiny slit to peek through, like the size of a snorkeling mask.
Theirs were long, straight tops with slit necklines and short sleeves that were worn over another garment and typically belted at the waist.
For example, an ankle or floor-length skirt with or without a front or side slit is universally flattering.
The area and depth of the abrasion can be easily seen under a special microscope called a slit lamp biomicroscope.
Cleft-An elongated opening or slit in an organ.
Flounce Skirt-A loose skirt with some swing, the flounce skirt has a small slit on the side for movement and fashion.
Use a seam ripper to make a small slit in the top of each piece of fringe.
Feed the end of the fringe through the back side of the slit, being careful not to stretch the fabric.
This style features a "molded" halter top and a matching skirtini with an attractive side slit.
One simple wrap creates a skirt with an open leg slit.
The halter top has a shelf bra and the skirt has a sexy side slit and attached, full coverage panties.
Taking inspiration from the very clever sarong wrap, this skirt is wraparound in nature, but features a fabulous slit thigh that shows plenty of leg.
What makes this style stand out is that even though the skirt portion of the suit is done in basic black, the style does house a rather attractive and well-placed thigh slit along the front.
Covering your arms is a great way to wear a dress with a slit or a low-cut back to show off one of your best assets without giving the impression that you're revealing too much.
If you need to opt for a pencil skirt in order to slim the hips, reach for a cargo style or an A-line shape that has interesting details, like an unusual slit or a ruffled finish.
Of course, costumes of late consisted of plastic shirt vests and stiff plastic spidey masks that could practically slit your throat if you moved the wrong way.
Cut a slit up the back for a girl's dress, or a slit up the front of the bag for a boy's Indian vest.
Invisible settings are created by carving a slit into each diamond just beneath its girdle.
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.
To use, you simple squeeze the ends of the pouch together and the center slit in the rubber or vinyl opens to reveal your wealth.
Meredith later tells her therapist about watching her mother slit her wrists.
It turns out Rebecca has just done the same thing, slit her wrists.
This needle is straight and several inches long with a hollow center that creates a crescent-shaped slit for the jewelry to pass through.
Some skirts even have slits between accordion pleats of perhaps just a single slit up one side of the leg.
Cut a piece of card stock that will fit into your slit.
Cut a slit in the fold in the plate that it wide enough so that the house can slip inside.
Craft stores such as Hobby Lobby have a large selection of photo corners and corner slit punches that you can use to quickly attach a photo to the front of your Christmas card.
Slit the side, and then roll into a flat aluminum piece.
In pink, white or blue, it is a camisole top in an A-line shape with a sexy little slit on the side and adjustable straps.
Open-crotch bodysuits can have a discreet slit for access or a large cut-out design in a whimsical or comical shape.
This look can be a lot more versatile, and some crotchless styles only feature a small hidden slit so they don't look vulgar.
You might also like the American-made Farr West silk charmeuse and lace slip, a full slip with a very old-fashioned style that features criss-crossed appliquéd lace on the bodice, the edge and the slit.
Cups still intact for the most part, they're open by a slit right at nipple level.
Peek-a-boo bras are designed to expose the nipples, whether through a slit or a hole.
Even a floor length peignoir set can be revealing if the skirt features a thigh-high slit that allows your admirer a peek of leg.
Some women will wear a long dress with a slit up the leg and this can be perfect for showing off ornate stockings.
Some nighties have a slit leg and built-in push-up bras.
Skirts are often sheer and sometimes there is a slit up the front to show off the midriff.
More erotic styles include a slit up the front, often with matching panties to show off.
The slip's slit extends to the thigh, lending a bit of daring to an otherwise more relaxed set.
The flirty lace details, tie-front closure and long, slit sleeves are perfect for a romantic evening.
For example, an open teddy can have an entirely exposed tip, or it can feature a lace-trimmed slit instead.
Buy a nightie that has a slit that rests on the thigh or reaches almost to the waist.
It's longer than some options, but the lace and the slit make it undeniably sexy.
Cut a slit in the circle from one edge to the center.
Wrap the hat's edges around the slit to double up the paper until the hat is the desired size.
The Women's Service Dress Blue uniforms are made from the same material and offer the same Marlow White details with the exception of the hidden sword slit in the jacket.
Poisonous serpents, such as the cottonmouth and copperhead, will have slit pupils.
Then he added with a smile, "Don't suppose little Franny slit his throat, do you?"
She wore a silk blouse, Jimmy Choo's and a pencil skirt with a slit up the side, which gave just a glimpse of leg that went on forever.
A slit ran down the side from a little above her knee.
Not to speak of insects which feed upon the pitcher itself, some drop their eggs into the putrescent mass, where their larvae find abundant nourishment, while birds often slit open the pitchers with their beaks and devour the maggots in their turn.
Scutum, mantle split anteriorly and reflected over shell, which has no slit.
In all Heteronemertines there is on each side of the head a longitudinal slit of varying length but generally considerable depth, in the bottom of which the dark red brain is very plainly visible by transparency.
The cakes when completed are, in order to remove them from the mould, slit open with a sharp knife, which is kept wet, and are hung up to dry.
The pedicle passes out at right angles to the plane of junction of the valves of the shell; the opening is confined to the ventral valve, and may take the form of a slit, or may be closed by the development of a special plate called the listrium, or by a pseudo-deltidium.
The cardboard scale SS is placed above a wooden screen, having in it a narrow vertical slit which permits a beam of light from the lamp L to reach the mirror of the magnetometer M, whence it is reflected upon the scale.
But, as will be evident, the bright bands bordering the central band are now not inferior to it in brightness; in fact, a band similar to the central band is reproduced an indefinite number of times, so long as there is no sensible discrepancy of phase in the secondary waves proceeding from the various parts of the same slit.
In order to minimize the heating action of the light, it might be submitted to a preliminary prismatic analysis before it reaches the slit of the spectrometer, after the manner of Helmholtz.
We will next suppose that the light is transmitted by a slit, and inquire what is the effect of varying the width of the slit upon the illumination at the projection of its centre.
If the slit is of 'constant width and we require the illumination at various points on the screen behind it, we must regard the arc of the curve as of constant length.
If the slit be narrow, so that the arc is short, the intensity is constant over a wide range, and does not fall off to an important extent until the discrepancy of the extreme phases reaches about a quarter of a period.
A horizontal pencil of sunlight was admitted by a vertical slit, and then allowed to fall on a column of water supplied by a jet of about th of an inch in diameter.
This spur, which attains the length of nearly an inch, is traversed by a minute canal, terminating in a fine longitudinal slit near the point, and connected at its base with the duct of a large gland situated at the back part of the thigh.
If a second card with a narrow slit in it is held in front of the first, the slit running from the centre outwards, the wave motion is still more evident.
When the plate vibrated the mirror was vibrated about the fixed edge, and the image of a reflected slit was broadened out into a band, the broadening giving the amplitude of vibration of the plate.
The latter is slit radially, and the magnetic field is so arranged that it perforates each half of the disk in opposite directions.
The customer cannot obtain current for electric lighting until he has placed in a slit a certain coin - say, a shilling - entitling him to a certain number of Board-of-Trade units - say, to 2 or 4, as the case may be.
Nearly all geckos are nocturnal and the pupil contracts into a vertical slit, except in a few diurnal kinds, e.g.
An important branch of this industry is the manufacture of " zarapes " (called ponchos " in other parts of Spanish America) - a blanket slit in the centre for the head to pass through, and worn in place of a coat by men of the lower classes.
Thus if a horizontal slit is illuminated by an arc lamp, and the light - rendered parallel by a collimating lens - is transmitted through the sodium tube and focused on the vertical slit of a spectroscope, the effect of the sodium vapour is to produce its refraction spec trum vertically on the slit.
Moreover, it would be further necessary to prove that the birrus, in contradistinction to the paenula, was always open in front; whereas, per contra, the paenula, both as worn by soldiers and in ordinary life, was, like the modern Arab burnus, often slit up the front to the neck.
For the rest, it is obvious that if the Syrian phaina was still quite closed in the 13th century, and was only provided with a slit since that time, the same is very probable in the case of the Armenian chasuble.
The mantle-skirt is always long, and hides the rest of the animal from view, its dependent margins meeting in the middle line below the ventral surface when the animal is retracted; it is, as it were, slit in the median line before and behind so as to form two flaps, a right and a left; on these the right and the left calcareous valves of the shell are borne respectively, connected by an uncalcified part of the shell called the ligament.
This opening in a uterus which has never been pregnant is a narrow transverse slit, rarely a circular aperture, but in those uteri in which pregnancy has occurred the slit is much wider and its lips are thickened and gaping and often scarred.
The vagina is a dilatable muscular passage, lined with mucous membrane, which leads from the uterus to the external generative organs; its direction is, from the uterus, downward and forward, and its anterior and posterior walls are in contact, so that in a horizontal section it appears as a transverse slit.
The seeds are sown in April, on rich ground, which should not be too highly manured; the young larches are planted out when two years old, or sometimes transferred to a nursery bed to attain a larger size; but, like all conifers, they succeed best when planted young; on the mountains, the seedlings are usually put into a mere slit made in the ground by a spade with a triangular blade, the place being first cleared of any heath, bracken, or tall herbage that might smother the young tree; the plants should be from 3 to 4 ft.
The limitation of power is introduced as in all optical instruments, by the finiteness of the length of a wave of light which causes the image of an indefinitely narrow slit to spread out over a finite width in the focal plane of the observing telescope.
Rutherfurd devised one made of flint glass with two crown glass compensating prisms; whilst Thallon employed a hollow prism containing carbon bisulphide also compensated by flint glass prisms. In direct vision spectroscopes the refracting prisms and slit are in the observing telescope.
Such were the sleeveless surplice, which was provided at the sides with holes to put the arms through; the surplice with slit-up arms or lappels (so-called "wings") instead of sleeves; the surplice of which not only the sleeves but the body of the garment itself were slit up the sides, precisely like the modern dalmatic; and, finally, a sort of surplice in the form of a bell-shaped mantle, with a hole for the head, which necessitated the arms being stuck out under the hem.
Beyond the camera slit, and almost in contact with*it, the photographic plate-carrier (j) is mounted on a fixed support.
In tonguing the leaves are cut off the portion which has to be brought under ground, and a tongue or slit is then cut from below upwards close beyond a joint, of such length that, when the cut part of the layer is pegged an inch or two (or in larger woody subjects 3 or 4 in.) below the surface, the elevation of the point of the shoot to an upright position may open the incision, and thus set it free, so that it may be surrounded by earth to induce it to form roots.
The vessel may be a flower-pot sawn in two, so that the halves may be bound together when used, or it may be a flower-pot or box with a side slit which will admit the shoot; this vessel is to be filled compactly with suitable porous earth, the opening at the slit being stopped by pieces of slate or tile.
The bark on each side of the perpendicular slit being then cautiously opened, as at b, with the handle of the knife, the bud and shield are inserted as shown at c. The upper tip of the shield is cut off horizontally, and brought to fit the bark of the stock at the transverse incision.
These projections are termed insertion plates; they are usually slit or notched to form teeth, the edges of which may be smooth and sharp, or may be crenulated.
Dean tossed it back on the table as Hunter said, "If this were the movies, that matchbook would be to a Hootchy-Cootchy night club where some sexy broad would come on to us both and then get her throat slit by a gangster boyfriend."
Rissa removed a dirk and slit open her palm, displaying it to him.
I thought she'd slit your throat.
Homer Flanders, Tic-Face to some of his friends, was found resting in a quiet corner of the Parkside bus terminal, his throat slit like a second grin.
V is therefore a voiced labio-dental spirant, the breath escaping through a very narrow slit between the lower lip and the upper teeth.
In Switzerland and parts of Germany, where it is collected in some quantity for commerce, a long strip of bark is cut out of the tree near the root; the resin that slowly accumulates during the summer is scraped out in the latter part of the season, and the slit enlarged slightly the following spring to ensure a continuance of the supply.
In most Heteronemertines it is found to be an elongated slit with corrugated borders; in the Metanemertines it is smaller and rounded; in Malacobdella and Akrostomum it, moreover, serves for the extrusion of the proboscis, which emerges by a separate dorsal opening just inside the mouth.
I shall slit the throat of the lying bitch Elizabeth and watch her drown in her own blood.