Martha smiled shyly, smoothing her red skirt.
Edith looked up, rubbed a sleeve across her eyes to dry them, then brushed her hands down the white dress, smoothing the fabric against her legs.
Fit: fitted bodice, neat waist, perfect for smoothing curves!
Both of these things reduce the demands on the smoothing capacitor.
Such advice could not be grateful to the philosophers themselves - then a definite professional class, not unlike the "spiritual directors" of a later Rome, who earned their bread by smoothing away the doubts of the scrupulous on all matters intellectual and moral.
Two others are smoothing the surface of a statue with scraping tools, formed like a strigil.
appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and dark spots and smoothing out skin roughness.
And smoothing his hair he began to pace the room.
The task of filling up gaps, smoothing away inconsistencies, rounding off the tale, was accomplished by Giles Tschudi, whose recension was adopted, with a few alterations, by Johannes von Muller in his History of the Confederation (1780).
The wave-induced motion of these joints is resisted by hydraulic rams, which pump high-pressure oil through hydraulic motors via smoothing accumulators.
Now he sat back, his hands smoothing the brown knitted cardigan which he had been reduced to wearing.
emery paper / cloth An abrasive paper or cloth used for smoothing metal.
Calculate a forecast for week 7 using exponential smoothing with a smoothing constant of 0.4.
Take care not to smudge the ink when smoothing down the paper on to the plastic card.
Discover SMOOTHING CONDITIONER, an after-shampoo treatment with 100% vegetal liposomes, rich in nourishing and hydrating Jojoba oil.
A NURBS by its nature is a smoothing spline, and does not pass exactly through the data points.
A surface is fitted to the XYZ coordinate data using the bicubic spline smoothing procedure.
spline functions for smoothing a given set of data.
tantalum beads in the Digital section, these provide extra low impedance smoothing.
This makes ARDEX the market leader for smoothing compounds, industrial toppings, repair mortars and screeds.
Once unregulated, it was used for everything from smoothing wrinkles to giving breasts to transsexuals.
deeply pitted with the marks of the abrasive used in grinding it down; these marks are removed by the process of smoothing, in which the surface is successively ground with abrasives of gradually increasing fineness, leaving ultimately a very smooth and very minutely pitted " grey " surface.
The Spline Estimation option offers a variety of interpolating and smoothing splines.
We present here a method which uses spline functions for smoothing a given set of data.
Do not remove any of the tantalum beads in the Digital section, these provide extra low impedance smoothing.
Pull the diaper up through baby's legs, smoothing out the cloth to keep it from bunching up between her legs.
More commonly known as a slipcover, the most convenient types use some sort of arrangement to hold the cover in place so that it doesn't need constant smoothing.
Line up the sheet of polypropylene and press it onto the fabric, smoothing it as you do so.
Massage bars are great for smoothing the skin with a great scent.
Blend a deep gray for your hazel eyes at the roots of your lashes smoothing with a fine brush and gray shadow.
From smoothing foundation, to plucking stray eyebrow hairs, a lighted cosmetic mirror with a high level of magnification is a must for every woman's beauty toolbox.
Go slowly with your application; layer the powder to determine the appropriate amount of skin smoothing and shimmer.
One of my favorite glosses is Physicians Formula Plump Potion Lip Plumping Cocktail has an instant plumping, hydrating and smoothing effect for fuller looking lips that will really make your smile pop!
The voice of reason and something of a moral authority, Frylock uses his fries as limbs while trying to protect Meatwad from Shake's wrath, as well as generally smoothing out ill-conceived schemes gone predictably awry.
Keep in mind, too, however, that a form-fitting white dress may require special undergarments for smoothing.
Use your hand or a smoothing tool to eliminate air bubbles and create a polished look.
Work down the sides to continue smoothing the icing.
Rather than just smoothing plain or colored frosting onto a cupcake, come up with ways to decorate cupcakes that make them look as festive as a full-sized tiered or sheet cake.
Ice the entire football cake with the brown frosting, smoothing with a hot, wet spatula as you frost.
Outline large black dots on the ladybug's body with the black buttercream, and fill them in by smoothing the frosting with the flat spatula.
There are several ways to do it, the easiest of which involves baking a standard sheet cake, frosting the top and sides with white buttercream, smoothing the surface, and outlining Elmo's silhouette on the cake.
Rather than smoothing out all the wrinkles when you place the sheet over your cake, accentuate them, especially at the bottom of the sheet.
Spread the frosting evenly around the top and sides of the cake, smoothing it out with the spatula as you go.
If you're using all buttercream, spread on a thicker layer of yellow frosting over the first thin layer with a flat spatula, smoothing it out as you go.
Gently move it from side to side, smoothing away unwanted nail material with each stroke.
Apply another thin layer of joint compound over the tape, smoothing it with the putty knife to create an even finish.
Cosmetics are one area in which a dizzying array of chemicals are used in the hope of plumping, smoothing, lightening and moisturizing the skin.
Stomach and hip smoothing shapewear is perfect for keeping everything in its place.
The seamless styles are more about smoothing, containment and comfort.
Bare Necessities sells the Fantasie Smoothing Convertible Underwire Bra.
You may not generally like shapewear, but even a modern dress usually hangs better over a supportive bra and smoothing undergarment.
Smoothing and shaping: If you're plagued by tummy bulge, a plus size longline bra can help control it if you wear it in addition to a girdle or other shapewear.
Wearing a longline bra is a simple way to enhance what you'd like to enhance while smoothing over anything you don't.
Add the smoothing and shaping of the waist to give even more emphasis to your curves and you have the perfect piece of either under- or outerwear.
Spanx products, such as their Hide and Seek Body Smoothing Girl Shorts and Power Panties are available in sizes through 3x.
A plus sized woman might wear a bustier or a long-line girdle to create that smoothing effect.
There's a shaping garment for literally every single purpose, from supporting flabby arms and whittling thick waistlines to smoothing bulgy hips and flattening round bellies.
What was once a small selection of girdles has evolved into an impressive selection of allover body shapers, smoothing tank tops, slimming slips, thigh shapers, firming panties, supportive pantyhose and much more.
The Smoothing Body Shorts offer sexiness and gentle shaping of the tummy, hips and thighs.
Smoothing formulas may boast a high concentration of silicones which coat the hair to make it straighter, or, in some some formulations, volumizing.
Smoothing: Products to make hair smooth, silky, and shiny include "Super Skinny" daily shampoo, "Super Skinny" daily treatment, "Super Skinny" serum, and "Straight Works", an intensive hair treatment.
Once your hair is dry, add smoothing serum if necessary.
The Regis DesignLine includes products for straight or curly hair, repairing damaged hair, volumizing, smoothing, hydrating, thermal protection, and styling, including mousses and spray for finishing a gorgeous style.
Apply a small amount of smoothing finishing cream to your hands and work the product through the hair to create a smooth finish.
Use a leave-in conditioner or smoothing serum to tame flyaways.
Finish off the hair style with a small amount of smoothing finishing cream to keep ends looking smooth.
After employing the sedu iron, be sure to follow up your styling with a smoothing serum.
Frederic Fekkai has numerous products available to aid in defrizzing and smoothing the hair.
Maintain your celebrity inspired Katie Holmes bob hair style with a smoothing, shine-enhancing product like TiGi's S Factor Flat Iron Spray, then run over it with a ceramic straightening iron.
Perfect for smoothing out your locks with little to no effort, Sedu's straightening iron essentially glides right over the hair.
Achieve this look by first smoothing a serum into the hair prior to blowing it dry with a paddle brush.
Smoothing paste or anti-frizz serum can be helpful to control a fuzzy look or to add more edginess to this short hair style.
None of Your Frizzness: This smoothing formula helps reduce frizz even in high humidity.
Tools Needed: Smoothing serum, a paddle brush, and a straightening iron.
Styling Tips: Apply smoothing serum prior to heat styling.
Tools Needed: Smoothing serum and a texturizing product.
Styling Tips: Work a smoothing serum into damp hair.
Smoothing serum: Prior to blow drying, protect the cuticle with a smoothing serum applied liberally from scalp to ends.
Flat Iron: Flat irons add shine while smoothing the cuticle and are perfect for chic cuts.
After washing the hair, towel dry and apply a shine or smoothing serum from scalp to ends.
You can create your own concoction great for smoothing your frizzies while giving your hair a beautiful natural boost.
To keep hair shiny and touchable, avoid heavy styling products such as waxes or gels, instead opt for smoothing serums, hair spray, and sheen sprays to get the look.
For added control, work a smoothing serum into the hair prior to air drying.
Blowdrying a bob will require a flat or vented brush along with a smoothing serum.
While most short styles won't require a smoothing serum, glossing gel or tress repair, you will need a wax or pomade to finish your style while imparting a small amount of shine and hold.
Use a good conditioner and smoothing gloss serums for healthy, shiny hair, and your style can be as eye-catching as any Lady Gaga look.
After the hair is cool, remove the rollers and lightly brush, being careful not to remove the backcombing, but instead smoothing it slightly.
Secure all the loose hairs by spraying the entire head with a finishing hairspray and smoothing the hair back with the palms of the hands.
If it's in the budget, a Brazilian smoothing treatment packed with keratin may help boost hair health in the interim.
Ring Leader Morris: A fun geometric pattern hides any bulges while smoothing your belly and lengthening your torso.
If you would still like a little extra smoothing, sweater dresses glide on nicely over Spanx, and you may look pounds slimmer in the time it takes to get dressed.
Compatibility in this area can be particularly helpful in smoothing over differences.
Sun to Venus: Out of all of the aspects the sun can make, it's a clear indication of love when it makes an aspect to Venus, and it can go a long way in smoothing over conflicts that arise.
Apply the sticker from the center out, smoothing away bubbles as you go.
They are particularly helpful when smoothing out a multiple-piled thread or to keep a silk or ribbon thread from twisting.
If you're wondering how to make glycerin soap with salt added to it, you may be aware of the benefits of both glycerin for smoothing the skin and salt as a gentle exfoliator.
Adhere the images to the notebook or three-ring binder, carefully smoothing out the paper to prevent air bubbles when the Mod Podge dries.
Although corsets are famously designed to cinch a woman's waist while hefting the bosom and smoothing the hips, this usage did not begin in earnest until the 18th century.
Some consider them a wardrobe staple because they do their job (supporting and smoothing) effortlessly as long as you have the right size.
The Kymaro Bodyshaper (more commonly spelled as "Body Shaper") is touted as a great step forward in shapewear, smoothing bulges and reducing inches while also being comfortable to wear.
They're ideal for smoothing bulges and lines under clothing, and they're not as uncomfortable or unmanageable as you might think.
Lower Back Smoothing: High-waisted thongs can still smooth your midsection.
If lifting, shaping, and smoothing are your goals, then Olga shapewear should be on your list.
It's a smoothing, slimming undergarment that gives you a nicely realistic round bottom.
Shapewear provides the ultimate smoothing effect, including the reduction of panty lines.
Besides smoothing and shaping your stomach and legs, hose adds a nice finishing touch to any special outfit.
These thigh-highs look to be magical, smoothing you down while sexing you up.
Additionally, you can also find the Hide and Sleek Slimsuit Body Shaper and the Smoothing Full Slip here as well.
Whether you are plus size or simply want some smoothing, once you have cracked your personal code to Spanx sizing, you will find it is a very different kind of control - one well worth the money and the extra time spent in getting dressed.
Spanx is designed to lie flat and simply smooth you where you need smoothing.
Girdles provide smoothing so that you have a flattering silhouette and pleasing line.
Wacoal Women's Sensational Smoothing Shape Brief: Whittle your waist and smooth out that tummy overhang with this moderate control shaping panty.
This style of girdle can be purchased to do anything you want, from holding in awkward fleshy bits to smoothing curves and whittling the waist.
This is an excellent choice if you are in the market for a pair of shorts you can wear under your clothes, and they have the added benefit of smoothing unsightly lumps and bumps.
While not smoothing out family drama, Aunt Bunny works for Verizon and hopes to finish her college degree.
Once you think you are finished with the decoration and the smoothing, oil your wand with a mineral oil.
You should see a smoothing of forehead wrinkles and a moderate lifting of your eyebrows.
Wrinkle Smoothing Cream is formulated to smooth uneven skin, revealing supple texture on the face and neck.
This set contains a one ounce Age Repair Lotion; one ounce Wrinkle Smoothing Cream; and one ounce Eye Restoration Complex.
It contains a one ounce Age Repair Lotion; one ounce Wrinkle Smoothing Cream; and half ounce Deep Wrinkle Treatment.
Smooth the pore strip over the infected area, smoothing out lumps or folds in the strips.
Facial masks can sooth inflamed spots, shrink pores and have a smoothing effect on the top layer of your skin.
Smoothing Facial Cleanser: Smoothes the skin surface and renews moisture.
Skin Smoothing Cleanser is a light foaming cleanser that will not dry or irritate the most sensitive or mature skin.
Some of the cons are that there is no clinical data on how effective Natural Advantage is at smoothing wrinkles and the ingredients aren't cutting edge.
Radiant Smoothing Cream Cleanser removes all traces of makeup and impurities.
Fans of Happy Heart, a rich incarnation of the original fragrance that contains notes of mandarin, water hyacinth and blond woods, will adore this smoothing cream.
He was almost done when the burst of coolness awoke her, and she looked down to see him smoothing the skin around her faded wound.
Mineral, vegetable and animal substances, by means of tools and apparatus of stone, wood and bone - tools for cutting, or edged tools; tools for abrading and smoothing the surfaces of substances, like planes, rasps and sandpaper; tools for striking, that is, pounding for the sake of pounding, or for crushing and fracturing violently; perforating tools; devices for grasping and holding firmly.
-, g Oriental religions from the formidable assault of ardour with formal acuteness, connected the whole mass of traditional lore into a huge system, making good defects, and smoothing away contradictions by means of distinctions and speculations.
The ordinary triangular form of deltas, due to the smoothing of the delta front by sea action, is here wanting, because of the weakness of sea action in comparison with the strength of the current in each of the four distributaries or passes into which the river divides near its mouth.
Smoothing them, Carlheim-Gyllenskold gives f = too' -7.3c as the most probable linear relation between c, the amount of cloud, and f, the frequency, assuming the latter to be loo when there is no cloud.
A flat surface was formed partly by smoothing off the rock and partly by the erection of huge terrace walls which rise to a height of over 50 ft., enclosing a roughly rectangular area of 235 by 115 yds.
Next to this is a piece of wood called khetone, which is used for smoothing and regulating the woof; a stick is fastened to the warp to keep the woof straight."
"Oh, I don't know," purred Eureka, smoothing her ruffled fur with her paw; "we didn't manage to hurt anybody, and nobody managed to hurt us."
Truly? she said, quickly smoothing her frock and hair.
Natasha, smoothing her gown, went in with Sonya and sat down, scanning the brilliant tiers of boxes opposite.
"Well, that's all!" said Kutuzov as he signed the last of the documents, and rising heavily and smoothing out the folds in his fat white neck he moved toward the door with a more cheerful expression.
Wheels of fine sandstone fed with water are used for making slighter cuts and for smoothing the rough surface left by the iron wheels.
An immense mass of material has been collected on the subject of vapour-pressures and densities, the greater part of which will be found in Winkelmann's Handbook, in Landolt's and Bornstein's Tables, and in similar compendiums. The results vary greatly in accuracy, and are frequently vitiated by errors of temperature measurement, by chemical impurities and surface condensation, or by peculiarities of the empirical formulae employed in smoothing the observations; but it would not be within the scope of the present article to discuss these details.
Charming! cried Natasha, as she stood in the middle of the room smoothing out the folds of the gauze.
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