Slow-moving Sentence Examples
Between these ranges flow the rivers Meping, Mewang, Meyom and Menam, turbulent shallow streams in their upper reaches, but slow-moving and deep where they near the points of junction.
The nature of the breeding-place varies greatly according to the species, and while many of the mosquitoes that infest houses will breed even in the smallest accidental accumulation of water such as may have collected in a discarded bottle or tin, the larvae of other species less closely associated with man are found in natural pools or ditches, at the margins of slow-moving streams, in collections of water in hollow trees and bamboo-stumps, or even in the water-receptacles of certain plants.
Tests of a turbine of this slow-moving type showed an efficiency of 82% at full gate, and one of 75% when half of the passages in the guide-blades were closed by the shutters, as described above.
We may conveniently distinguish the two drifts as the slow-moving and fast-moving drifts respectively; but it should be remembered that, since these motions are measured relatively to the sun, this distinction is not physically significant.
Birds leave the slow moving river backwaters and streams and tend to move nearer to the coast for the winter.Advertisement
For instance Video for Windows can only store about 8 images per second which is only suitable for very slow moving or stationary traffic.
These large traffic flows cause delays and long, slow-moving queues along Thames Road and its approaches.
My family tree shows that it took us 200 years to move from Aldgate East to Hackney we were very slow-moving.
One, which may have followed a rather slow-moving Seacat in, was seen briefly around Heysham outfalls (28/6 ).
A vigorous low, developing over southwest England, tracked slowly northwards on the 19th to become slow-moving to the west of Scotland.Advertisement
A slow moving sea of ice, they can provide a relatively tranquil way to walk through the jagged chaos of alpine scenery.
Seeing then that the troops before him could hold their own, Ladmirault continued his preparations for his counterstroke, and Cissey's division had begun to move into its prescribed alignment, facing towards Vionville, when the sudden apparition of a closed mass of Prussian troops detaching itself from the low dust-cloud of a slow-moving infantry column, and forming to the south of Mars-la-Tour, again arrested his attention.
One, which may have followed a rather slow-moving Seacat in, was seen briefly around Heysham outfalls (28/6).
Often slow-moving scenes also shifted unconvincingly between stylized comedy to seriousness, for the sake of clunky plot development.
A hundred yards or so away, there 's a slow-moving queue to enter the Tower grounds.Advertisement
Whether iron or steel, poorly installed covers are known to break away from bedding even under light, slow-moving traffic.
Do n't enter rivers which are deeper than 1.2 m - wading can be difficult even in slow-moving streams.
A slow-moving cold front was sliding up the Irish Sea giving rain from Wick to Plymouth.
The slow-moving police vehicle disappeared into the trees only to emerge a hundred yards further along the shore.
Air superiority was essential for glider ops; slow moving aircraft towing gliders made easy prey for enemy planes.Advertisement
Ride enthusiasts also recommend visiting the Big Bad Wolf coaster early on because it has a slow moving line.
The Caterpillar Coaster is a slow-moving coaster that "munches its way around the track" so there's no need to be afraid.
The governing planet of a Capricorn is slow-moving Saturn, and some astrologers suggest that Capricorns define their approach to life in a similar fashion as Saturn; they are slow, considerate and not quick to jump into things.
Many outlet malls house slow-moving or slightly damaged pieces.
The discount furniture bargains you'll find here are usually slow-moving or discontinued stock, as well as floor demos.Advertisement
He didn't even mind the caravan of slow moving campers and motor homes that crawled along the summer byway, frequently stopping for photos of the majestic scenery before them.
The headlights of a slow moving car washed her white body, shadowing the curve of her buttocks, the roundness of her shoulder, painting her golden hair in its light.
The brunette waved in return and led her through the small town to a boardwalk lining the wide, slow-moving Mississippi River.
A slow-moving car on his side of the street blocked him from reading the license number or giving chase.
He managed to get a slow-moving truck between them on a winding road and nearly lost them until the road widened near Scranton.
In the wars of Alexander the phalanx was never the most active arm; Alexander delivered his telling attacks with his cavalry, whereas the slow-moving phalanx held rather the position of a reserve, and was brought up to complete a victory when the cavalry charges had already taken effect.