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  • She looked him straight in the eye.
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  • "I'm shocked," he said with a straight face.
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  • If she could only think straight for a few seconds!
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  • If you want anything come straight to me.
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  • The cell repaired itself until it stood straight again.
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  • The snow fell straight from the sky without the wind and was soft and fluffy beneath her feet.
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  • I'm being straight with you.
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  • Hoping they.d fix his Rhyn problem for him, he entered the castle and headed straight to the office of his personal secretary.
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  • He says she was a monster; and she was running straight toward the hills with a little lamb in her mouth.
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  • He must have gone straight from there to me.
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  • Desire still a hot ember inside of her, she was tempted to set the record straight, but maybe it was best he didn't know how close she had come to giving in.
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  • There is no affectation about them, and as they come straight from your heart, so they go straight to mine.
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  • Then she ran straight into the fence - like she didn't see it.
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  • "Pierre, if you let her do that again, you'll go straight to behavior modification," he warned her assigned bodyguard.
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  • She sat up straight, thinking that position would be uncomfortable enough to keep her awake.
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  • The sun shone straight into Pierre's face.
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  • Andrew's gray eyes blazed as he stood up straight and proud before the haughty captain.
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  • He went straight up to Prince Vasili.
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  • This was obviously something Brandon needed to set straight with her.
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  • They were faithful straight liners.
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  • Um, boss, that Darian guy is trying to walk straight into the town.
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  • I can't think straight without a bottle on the table and a drink in my hand.
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  • She couldn't think straight when he was close and not at all when he touched her.
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  • The chauffeur drove them straight to the hill.
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  • The track was long and ran straight to the edge of the roadway, and then into nothingness.
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  • She sighed and sat up straight a second before the door was pushed open to reveal someone she didn't know.
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  • She drank straight from the bottle as she moved around the room, gathering and piling clothing into a small suitcase.
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  • But when I stood on the shore they at once rose up with a great flapping of wings at the signal of their commander, and when they had got into rank circled about over my head, twenty-nine of them, and then steered straight to Canada, with a regular honk from the leader at intervals, trusting to break their fast in muddier pools.
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  • I can assure you if she's found going through my portals again, she'll be sent straight to me.
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  • Neither spoke on their return trip to the bed and breakfast, and she went straight to her room.
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  • Almost smiling, he gazed straight into her eyes with such an enraptured caressing look that it seemed strange to be so near him, to look at him like that, to be so sure he admired her, and not to be acquainted with him.
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  • She stood with her slender arms hanging down, her scarcely defined bosom rising and falling regularly, and with bated breath and glittering, frightened eyes gazed straight before her, evidently prepared for the height of joy or misery.
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  • Either they were all huge enough to come straight out of an action movie, or her drugs had not yet worn off.
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  • Still, I will take Boris and go to see him at once, and I shall speak to him straight out.
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  • This is a straight shot to economic poverty for any country desperate enough to try it.
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  • He went straight to the driver's side of his vehicle.
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  • "It's a great pity," and he gazed straight before him, absently stroking his mustache with his fingers.
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  • But when his Serenity took command everything became straight forward.
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  • He paused only long enough to locate her, and then made a straight line for her.
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  • Pierre took an open cab intending to drive straight home.
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  • But Boris spoke distinctly, clearly, and dryly, looking straight into Pierre's eyes.
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  • The sense of danger jarred her, and she sat up straight, heart pounding hard.
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  • She went straight to the bedroom to change clothes before starting lunch.
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  • Esaul Lovayski the Third was a tall man as straight as an arrow, pale- faced, fair-haired, with narrow light eyes and with calm self- satisfaction in his face and bearing.
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  • I don't know how the others kept a straight face but I pulled out a handkerchief, pretending to blow my nose.
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  • Darian, who had willingly hired a sailboat and sailed straight into a tropical storm.
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  • The woman led her straight into a small cafeteria with rustic tables and benches, an open fireplace, and a sagging buffet table along one wall.
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  • One of us has to walk the straight and narrow.
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  • I came straight here.
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  • Several of the beefy men living in the house were in the grassy, well-lit courtyard, sparring with swords, knives, and other weaponry that looked like it came straight out of the Middle Ages.
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  • She stood too near, perfumed and ram-rod straight, fixing him with a level and unfaltering gaze with those arresting eyes.
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  • He had not ridden many hundred yards after that before he saw to his left, across the whole width of the field, an enormous mass of cavalry in brilliant white uniforms, mounted on black horses, trotting straight toward him and across his path.
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  • With his hands behind him he paced briskly from corner to corner of the room, looking straight before him and thoughtfully shaking his head.
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  • She drove straight home, but still arrived at the house only minutes ahead of him.
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  • Her Guardian was ramrod straight as well, sensing whatever Jule sensed.
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  • "Okay. I appreciate how straight forward you're being," Deidre said.
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  • Trying to convince himself he was too angry to think straight, Jade shook his head and turned away.
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  • A third way to predict the future that I believe is reliable rejects both the slavish following of the straight line and the purely speculative approach.
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  • Jim the horse had seen these spires, also, and his ears stood straight up with fear, while Dorothy and Zeb held their breaths in suspense.
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  • The old man's sharp eyes were fixed straight on his son's.
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  • He entered three codes and crossed through three doors, walked down a hall too narrow for him to walk straight, and retreated to his room.
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  • He left, barely able to see straight let alone think straight.
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  • It's straight from the trees; not like that watered down grocery store junk.
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  • Dron was one of those physically and mentally vigorous peasants who grow big beards as soon as they are of age and go on unchanged till they are sixty or seventy, without a gray hair or the loss of a tooth, as straight and strong at sixty as at thirty.
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  • Martha is a straight kid.
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  • Dusty scared him straight for now.
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  • "He exists, but to understand Him is hard," the Mason began again, looking not at Pierre but straight before him, and turning the leaves of his book with his old hands which from excitement he could not keep still.
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  • But when he saw that the horsemen did not dismount and that the wolf shook herself and ran for safety, Daniel set his chestnut galloping, not at the wolf but straight toward the wood, just as Karay had run to cut the animal off.
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  • they were heaped up, before the beams supporting the central chamber had rotted, thieves made a practice of driving a mine into the mound straight to where the valuables were deposited, and it is only by the collapse of this mine and the crushing of the robber after he had thrown everything into confusion that the treasures of the Chertomlyk barrow, on the whole the most typical, were preserved to us.
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  • They wanted your head, too, but Damian set 'em straight, Dusty replied.
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  • I hope you set her straight.
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  • Let me get this straight.
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  • Martha just continued to nod and look straight ahead but she wore a hint of a smile.
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  • The greater part of the animal is covered with long brown hair, thick, matted and curly on the shoulders, so as to give the appearance of a hump, but elsewhere straight and hanging down - that of the sides, back and haunches reaching as far as the middle of the legs and entirely concealing the very short tail.
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  • The most interesting of his discoveries, now generally known as the " Wiedemann effect," is the following: If we magnetize longitudinally a straight wire which is fixed at one end and free at the other, and then pass an electric current through the wire (or first pass the current and then magnetize), the free end of the wire will twist in a certain direction depending upon circumstances: if the wire is of iron, and is magnetized (with a moderate force) so that its free end has north polarity, while the current through it passes from the fixed to the free end, then the free end as seen from the fixed end will twist in the direction of the hands of a watch; if either the magnetization or the current is reversed, the direction of the twist will be reversed.
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  • He knew that he might and even ought to go straight to him and give the message Dolgorukov had ordered him to deliver.
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  • Alexander and Napoleon, with the long train of their suites, approached the right flank of the Preobrazhensk battalion and came straight up to the crowd standing there.
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  • He looked straight at Prince Andrew and suddenly unwrinkled his forehead.
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  • Prince Andrew, looking straight in front of him, listened in silence to Pierre's words.
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  • So he was brought, quite blind, straight to her, and he goes up to her and falls down and says, 'Make me whole,' says he, 'and I'll give thee what the Tsar bestowed on me.'
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  • When he was too pissed to think straight, he slammed his hands into the boards covering a store's front door.
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  • "Damn straight," Jule said, though there was warmth in his face.
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  • Following him was Kris, dressed in nothing but judo pants, as if Ully had dragged him straight out of bed.
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  • But they marched straight onward.
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  • Prince Andrew looked Anna Pavlovna straight in the face with a sarcastic smile.
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  • Tushin rose and, buttoning his greatcoat and pulling it straight, walked away from the fire.
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  • They advanced in a great swarm, having been joined by many more of their kind, and they flew straight over Jim's head to where the others were standing.
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  • When Pierre came up the count was gazing straight at him, but with a look the significance of which could not be understood by mortal man.
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  • She sat up straight and forced the thought from her mind.
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  • He tore into her neck, and agony seared straight through her.
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  • I could not follow with my eyes the geometrical figures drawn on the blackboard, and my only means of getting a clear idea of them was to make them on a cushion with straight and curved wires, which had bent and pointed ends.
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  • She sat up straight.
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  • Is no part of this god forsaken state level or the roads straight?
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  • I don't want to abuse what's been given to me but I'm half sick with worry and I can't think straight.
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  • Like it or not, we need to take the initiative and set the record straight.
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  • How about it if I give you a chance to put your public straight?
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  • I'm sure she can set you straight.
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  • This business about Annie is killing me so much I can't think straight.
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  • I've been crying for a week straight.
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  • I'm here to put things straight.
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  • I'll set her straight.
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  • Let's get something straight.
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  • Let's get one thing straight.
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  • Heidi, Little Red Riding Hood – I wish you'd get your characters straight.
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  • He couldn't think straight.
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  • Deidre wiped her hands on her jeans and sat up straight.
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  • When she felt the cool touch of the shadow world, she sat up straight.
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  • I think we need to get a few things straight before we go.
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  • He could look straight into the courtyard of the men.s wing, and the furious Daniela standing in the middle staring at him.
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  • The prisoner went straight to Romas's family, which meant she just made her mess bigger.
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  • It was as his father had told him, as if the suns burned a hole straight through his head and the ground beneath him shook.
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  • When Ne'Rin signaled all was ready, he strode from the deck into the corridor and straight to her cell.
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  • He was sending her straight into a planet!
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  • It grew straight from the stone; there was no dirt or planter.
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  • Maybe some spirit is trying to contact us to set things straight.
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  • "Let me get this straight," Dean asked.
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  • She looked straight ahead and didn't see them.
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  • Now it held about two dozen people, some climbers preparing their equipment and photographers availing themselves of the excellent location where they could look straight down on the climbers below them.
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  • She turned away, looking straight ahead, back down the road.
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  • Edith stared straight ahead, looking as zonked as Gladys was well on her way to becoming.
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  • The way I see it, we best get ourselves involved in setting this Shipton business straight.
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  • Besides, the last fifty feet is still straight down.
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  • Next to the officer was a stern looking man in a suit and tie, arms crossed, staring straight ahead.
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  • "Okay, let me get this straight," Dean said.
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  • Otherwise, he'd never be able to keep it all straight!
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  • He glared at him with his face barely an inch away and hissed, Let's get one thing straight, Skippy, Sarah is the best woman you and I will ever know.
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  • Connor stared straight ahead for a moment, picked up his glass and drained it.
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  • Most of Jackson's clothes, especially his suits, were custom made or straight off the runway from Paris or Milan.
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  • Jackson felt a jolt go straight through to his core, leaving him breathless.
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  • Look me straight in the eye.
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  • She snapped out of it and made herself think straight.
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  • She walked straight to him and kissed him on the cheek.
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  • When the call went straight to voicemail, his heart sank.
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  • He knew there wasn't a straight man alive who wouldn't have that exact reaction to her.
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  • I'm straight out getting ready for this.
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  • She headed straight for him, so he assumed Sarah hadn't made contact or was unable to influence her.
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  • Jackson's desire flamed so intensely, he had to force himself to think straight.
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  • He sat and stared straight ahead without a word.
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  • Jackson stared straight ahead for a moment then, without a word, grabbed another bottle and skulked upstairs.
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  • The two sat stiffly, staring straight ahead.
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  • How did you keep a straight face?
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  • Elisabeth turned her attention straight ahead again.
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  • He remembered that her phone went straight to voicemail the morning after the full moon.
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  • They were eating breakfast when Jackson looked up, and to his horror, saw Claudia walking straight toward them.
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  • Elisabeth stared straight ahead, then picked up her cell phone and walked out of the kitchen.
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  • Elisabeth related their story starting with the night they met straight through yesterday.
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  • Elisabeth tried to make small talk, however, Jackson couldn't think straight.
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  • He pulled up to the front of the house and ran straight to the fridge.
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  • Sarah entered the panty to find him drinking straight from a bottle.
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  • She stared straight ahead.
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  • He focused straight ahead, painful memories bombarding him.
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  • Elisabeth stared straight ahead with wide eyes for a long while.
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  • I'm so tired I can't even think straight.
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  • No, I had a dropped call from her earlier, but when I called back it went straight to voice mail.
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  • When the phone went straight to voice mail, he hung up without leaving a message.
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  • He then hurried to Elisabeth who was already sitting up straight.
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  • He looked around using only his eyes, then slowly sat up, staring straight ahead.
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  • He sat up straight and picked up the picture, whistling in admiration.
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  • Tucking the picture in his shirt pocket, he left the apartment and drove straight to the stable.
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  • Carmen lunged at him and he leaped straight into the air, dropping the chicken.
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  • Alex went straight to Brutus and examined him.
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  • Death was waiting for Gabriel when he dozed off.  He'd planned on staying awake and moving so she wouldn't catch up to them, but even he needed a short nap after three straight days of grueling travel in the underworld.
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  • Yes.  Not sure how, but we're going straight out of the forest.
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  • Straight to Death.  If what Gabe said was true, he was taking her to the only way out of the underworld.  And yet, she feared what that would mean.  Was she supposed to reason with Death?
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  • "Gabe can take mortals and Immortals straight to the underworld, bodies and all," Kris said.
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  • You were taking her straight to Death.
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  • "Not straight," Gabe said.
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  • "I'm not sure.  I was at home when someone broke in.  I heard someone screaming then something hot went straight through me.  Everything went black, and I woke up here," the woman explained.
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  • Fred possessed a full head of snow-white hair, carried himself ramrod straight and was a familiar sight and well-liked figure about town.
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  • Jeff Byrne is the last of the straight arrows.
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  • Dean and Sackler drove about a mile down old Route 22 to a chrome and Formica railroad-car diner straight out of the fifties.
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  • All the guys told you what a straight arrow he was.
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  • She looked Dean straight in the eye.
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  • She stepped back and looked him straight in the eye.
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  • Dean wasn't sure he could greet the woman with a straight face.
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  • Dean despised gin even when properly mixed but forced a smile as he drank it straight and warm.
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  • The rhythm of his strokes felt good too, an order, a progression, a logi­cal sequence, straight and definite.
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  • Then she pushed away from Dean and looked straight at him with red and swollen eyes.
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  • He wanted to run straight to the police.
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  • as of whatsoever fishes increasing in the rivers"; also "to reform nets too straight and other unlawful engines and instruments whatsoever for the catching of fishes"; also to take cognizance "of the wreck of the sea.
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  • The town is traversed by one straight wide street with large houses, but for the most part it consists of narrow lanes.
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  • Besides the short kris, the Malays use long straight kris with very narrow blades, shorter straight kris of the same form, short broad swords called sundang, long swords of ordinary pattern called pedang, somewhat shorter swords curved like scimitars with curiously carved handles called chenangkas, and short stabbing daggers called tumbok lada.
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  • The typical Phenacodus primaevus, of the Lower or Wasatch Eocene of North America, was a relatively small ungulate, of slight build, with straight limbs each terminating in five complete toes, and walking in the digitigrade fashion of the modern tapir.
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  • Indeed, he never shook off the erroneous ideas of his time regarding the paths of projectiles, further than to see that no part of them could be a straight line.
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  • The town was laid out at great expense in straight, broad streets, intersecting each other at right angles, by the architect Hippodamus of Miletus in the time of Pericles.
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  • The narrow crooked lanes of this quarter still contrast with the straight, regularly laid-out streets of the modern city, which extends to the north-west, north and east of the ancient citadel.
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  • Straight lines and semicircles were utilized for the non-metallic elements, carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulphur!
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  • Parallels and meridians were represented by straight lines intersecting each other at right angles, the relative proportions between degrees of longitude and latitude being retained only along the parallel of Rhodes.
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  • The Eskimo dog has small, upright ears, a straight bushy tail, moderately sharp muzzle and rough coat.
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  • GAYAL, a domesticated ox allied to the Gaur, but distinguished, among other features, by the more conical and straighter horns, and the straight line between them.
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  • The hair on the lower jaw, throat and chest is long and straight, and hangs down like a beard or dewlap, though there is no loose fold of skin in this situation.
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  • Sir Leslie Stephen pays high praise to Wesley's writings, which went "straight to the mark without one superfluous flourish."
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  • From the south end of the square the rue Sherif Pasha - in which are the principal shops - and the rue Tewfik Pasha lead to the boulevard, or rue, de Rosette, a long straight road with a general E.
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  • This quarter has been pierced by several straight roads, one of which, crossing the Mahmudiya canal by the Pont Neuf, leads to Gabbari, the most westerly part of the city and an industrial and manufacturing region, possessing asphalt works and oil, rice and paper mills.
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  • The line of the road is, considering the difficulty of the country beyond Gabii, very straight.
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  • They generally run in straight lines, and as a rule preserve the same level.
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  • The upper cheek-teeth are short-crowned and without cement, and show distinct traces of the primitive tubercles; the two outer columns form a more or less complete external wall, connected with the inner ones by a pair of nearly straight transverse crests; and the premolars are originally simpler than the molars.
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  • Lower cheek-teeth with two straight transverse ridges.
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  • The straightness of a straight line and the planeness of a plane require consideration.
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  • The great abstract ideas (considered directly and not merely in tacit use) which have dominated the science were due to them - namely, ratio, irrationality, continuity, the point, the straight line, the plane.
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  • The emperor gathered little from the confused reports of their purposeless manoeuvres, but, secure in the midst of his " battalion square " of 200,000 men, he remained quite indifferent, well knowing that an advance straight on Berlin must force his enemy to concentrate and fight, and as they would bring at most 127,000 men on to the battlefield the result could hardly be doubtful.
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  • As at Krasnoi in 1812, they went straight for their enemy and after one of the most brilliant series of artillery movements in history, directed by General Drouot, they marched right over their enemy, practically destroying his whole force.
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  • Regardless of the threat, the allies marched straight for the capital.
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  • representing only 47 in a straight line.
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  • Stations which are placed in a straight line across a sea are then connected and " sections " are made.
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  • From Janglache (13,800 ft.) to Shigatse the river is navigable, the channel being open and wide and the course straight.
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  • Minute cracks are sometimes produced by the contraction; they are often more or less straight, but in other cases a very perfect system of rounded fissures arises.
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  • may be, as in Cistella, applied flat to the inner surface of the dorsal mantle fold, but more usually they are raised free from the body like a pair of moustaches, and as they are usually far too long to lie straight in the mantle cavity, they are folded or coiled up. The brachial skeleton which in many cases supports the arms has been mentioned above.
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  • Crania in life opens its valves by moving upon the straight hinge, without sliding the valve.
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  • The long straight lines of works which stretched to the plateau of the Michelsberg and formed the outworks of the main fortress on the left bank of the Danube were purchased in 1900 by the municipal authorities, in order to be levelled and laid out in streets for the extension of the town in this direction.
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  • Within a limited space, such as that contained in a room, the field due to the earth's magnetism is sensibly uniform, the lines of force being parallel straight lines inclined to the horizon at the angle of dip, which at Greenwich in 1910 was about 67°.
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  • A uniform magnetic field is one in which H has everywhere the same value and the same direction, the lines of force being, therefore, straight and parallel.
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  • The magnetic field due to a long straight wire in which a current of electricity is flowing is at every point at right angles to the plane passing through it and through the wire; its strength at any point distant r centimetres from the wire is H = 21/r, (2) i being the current in C.G.S.
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  • In the case of a straight uniformly magnetized bar the direction of the magnetic force due to the poles of the magnet is from the north to the south pole outside the magnet, and from the south to the north inside.
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  • - Intensity of magnetization is most directly measured by observing the action which a magnetized body, generally a long straight rod, exerts upon a small magnetic needle placed near it.
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  • This correction may be indicated in the diagram by a straight line drawn from o through the point at which the line of I = moo intersects that of H = o 28 (Rayleigh, Phil.
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  • The sample may have the form of a closed ring, upon which are wound the induction coil and another coil for taking the magnetizing current; or it may consist of a long straight rod or wire which can be slipped into a magnetizing coil such as is used in magnetometric experiments, the induction coil being wound upon the middle of the wire.
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  • The curve thus constructed should be a straight line inclined to the horizontal axis at an angle 0, the tangent of which is 1.6.
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  • Rowland, believing that the curve would continue to fall in a straight line meeting the horizontal axis, inferred that the induction corresponding to the point B-about 17,500-was the highest I Phil.
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  • Ann., 1880, 11, 399) that in weak fields the relation of the magnetization I to the magnetizing force H is approximately expressed by an equation of the form I =aH +bH2, or K=I/H =a+bH, whence it appears that within the limits of Baur's experiments the magnetization curve is a parabola, and the susceptibility curve an inclined straight line, x being therefore a known function of H.
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  • In order to meet the objection that the phenomenon might be due to electromagnetic action between the coil and the rod, Bidwell made some experiments with iron rings, and found that the length of their diameters varied under magnetization in precisely the same manner as the length of a straight rod.
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  • For soft iron, tungsten-steel and nickel little difference appeared to result from lowering the temperature down to - 186° C. (the temperature of liquid air); at sufficiently high temperatures, 600 to 1000° or more, it was remarked that the changes of length in iron, steel and cobalt tended in every case to become proportional to the magnetic force, the curves being nearly straight lines entirely above the axis.
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  • When the curve after its steep descent has almost reached the axis, it bends aside sharply and becomes a nearly horizontal straight line; the authors suggest that the critical temperature should be defined as that corresponding to the point of maximum curvature.
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  • - The plane of the articulation of the appendages of the 1st pair to the prosoma (the retrovert) vertical, the basal segment pro jecting straight forwards at its proximal end, the t raegcn - distal segment or fang closing backwards in a direction subparallel to the long axis of the body.
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  • in a straight line from source to mouth.
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  • It was proposed to include in Natal such portions of the Harrismith and Vrede districts as were comprised by a line following the Elands river north from its source on the Basutoland border to its junction with the Wilge river, and thence drawn straight to the point where the boundaries of Natal, the Transvaal and the Orange River Colony meet on the Drakensberg.
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  • One of the relations most commonly illustrated in this way is the time-relation; the passage of time being associated with the passage of a point along a straight line, so that equal intervals of time are represented by equal lengths.
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  • Few of the low veld bushes are large or straight enough to furnish any useful wood, and timber trees are wholly absent from the level country.
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  • It is regularly built with long and straight streets, and contains the parliament buildings, government house, the Anglican cathedral, the provincial university and several other educational establishments.
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  • the moon-god Sin) it has a kind of straight brim which gives it a certain resemblance to a low-crowned " bowler."
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  • of the low terrace above the marsh (the ancient Lysimeleia),' while in the other direction it ran N.N.W., making straight for the western edge of the gorge known as the Portella del Fusco, which was thus included within the fortifications, as it would otherwise have afforded a means of access to the enemy.
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  • The tendency to divide into parallel branches has been curbed in the interests of navigation, and many windings have been cut off by leading the water into straight and regular channels.
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  • The straight highway from the northwest which as Edgware Road joins Oxford Street at the Marble Arch (the north-eastern entrance to Hyde Park) is coincident with the Roman Watling Street.
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  • In the latest or third Roman enclosure the line of the wall` ran straight from the Tower to Aldgate, where it bent round somewhat to Bishopsgate.
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  • The two divisions detailed for this Suvla enterprise both belonged to the British " New Army "; they were unconversant with active service conditions, having come straight out from England, and they were being highly tried in being called upon to execute a landing in.
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  • The work of removing stores, war material, animals and personnel was to be carried out on successive nights, the fighting force ashore was to be gradually reduced, the front line of trenches was to be held up till the very last - the final night being fixed provisionally for the 8th-9th - and the detachments vacating it were to hurry straight off to the beaches.
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  • The Khawak, at the head of the Panjshir tributary of the Kabul river, leading straight from Badakshan to Charikar and the city of Kabul, is now an excellent kafila route, the road having been engineered under the amir Abdur Rahman's direction, and it is said to be available for traffic throughout the year.
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  • It is named the tractory, since a weight placed on the ground and drawn along by means of a flexible string by a person travelling in a straight line, the weight not being in this line, describes the curve in question.
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  • Patterns are produced by combining straight and curved cuts.
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  • wide, with feet and straight sides; on the larger are a lion and a bull, on the smaller two birds with grapes, and on each some smaller ornaments.
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  • The Lol maintains a fairly straight course east to about 28° E., when it turns north-east, and in about 282° E., 92° N., joins the Bahrel-Homr. The chief of the southern affluents, and that tributary of the Ghazal which contributes the largest volume of water, is the Jur, known in its upper course as the Sue, Swe or Souch.
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  • the contraction along a given straight line will in general have different values in any two neighbouring crystals, and the crystals consequently become slightly detached from one another.
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  • Maxwell illustrates the difference between a soft solid and a hard liquid by a jelly and a block of pitch; also by the experiment of supporting a candle and a stick of sealingwax; after a considerable time the sealing-wax will be found bent and so is a fluid, but the candle remains straight as a solid.
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  • The C.P. of water lines passing through a fixed point lies on a straight line, the antipolar of the point; and thus the core of a triangle is a similar triangle of one quarter the size, and the core of a parallelogram is another parallelogram, the diagonals of which are the middle third of the median lines.
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  • I n a straight uniform current of fluid of density p, flowing with velocity q, the flow in units of mass per second across a plane area A, placed in the current with the normal of the plane making an angle 0 with the velocity, is oAq cos 0, the product of the density p, the area A, and q cos 0 the component velocity normal to the plane.
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  • (7) Interchanging these values =m log r, 4, = mO, 4,+4,i =m log rei e (8) gives a state of vortex motion, circulating round Oz, called a straight or columnar vortex.
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  • A single vortex will remain at rest, and cause a velocity at any point inversely as the distance from the axis and perpendicular to its direction; analogous to the magnetic field of a straight electric current.
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  • Generally, by making a' = -oo, the line x'A' may be taken as a straight stream line of infinite length, forming an axis of symmetry; and then by duplica tion the result can be ob A tained, with assigned n, a, and b, of the efflux from a symmetrical converging FIG.
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  • proceeds in a straight line, and the axis of rotation through the C.G.
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  • Its formal, straight streets, crossing one another regularly at right angles, and its uniform, two-storeyed houses were built in imitation of the Dutch style, under the direction of Jeronimo, marquis de Grimaldi (1716-1788), ambassador of Charles III.
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  • The bagasse so used is now commonly taken straight from the cane mill to furnaces specially designed for burning it, in its moist state and without previous drying, and delivering the hot gases from it to suitable boilers, such as those of the multitubular type or of the water-tube type.
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  • The erection of the cells in straight lines may cause some little complication in charging, but it allows the hot spent slices to be discharged upon a travelling band which takes them,to an elevator, an arrangement simpler than any which is practicable when the cells are disposed in a circle.
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  • The mud collects at the bottom of the u, and allows the upper part of the bag to filter for a longer time than would be the case if the bottom end were closed and if the bag hung straight like the letter I.
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  • The larger antelopes, so common on the African side of the Gulf of Aden, are not found, except one variety, the Oryx beatrix (called by the Arabs, wild cow), which is an inhabitant of the Nafud between Tema and Hail; it is about the size of a donkey, white, and with long straight horns.
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  • It stands at the centre of the great S-shaped bend of the Nile, and from it the railway to Wadi Halfa strikes straight across the Nubian desert, a little west of the old caravan route to Korosko.
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  • Beyond the fort are various public buildings leading to Otoo Street, the main thoroughfare, which runs two miles in a straight line to Christiansborg.
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  • The palpi vary in form and in the number of their component segments, and the proboscis, though usually straight, may be curved (as in Megarhinus) or otherwise modified in shape.
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  • Megarhinus and Toxorhynchites) and Orthorhynchae (genera with straight proboscis).
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  • The Anophelinae have narrow bodies, and generally spotted wings, and when at rest keep body and proboscis in a straight line, often at a considerable angle with the supporting surface; in this way they can be distinguished from Culicinae, which have a humped-up thorax with which the proboscis forms an angle, and in the resting position keep the body parallel to the support.
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  • The more typical species are characterized by the coarse spiny hair, the small size, or even absence of the ears, and the long, nearly straight, claws.
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  • In short, this kind of relativity leads straight to what is generally known as the abyss of solipsism."
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  • In the young tree, the bole is straight and upright, and one or two leading branches rise above the rest.
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  • In shape the leaves are straight, tapering, cylindrical and pointed; they are about 1 in.
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  • This line has been twice modified by treaties between Bolivia and Brazil, but without the consent of Peru, which claimed all the territory eastward to the Madeira between the above-mentioned line and the Beni-Madidi rivers, the line of demarcation following the Pablo-bamba, a small tributary of the Madidi, to its source, and thence in a straight line to the village of Conima, on Lake Titicaca.
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  • nitrobenzene, air cooling of the retort neck or of a straight tube connected with the distilling flask will suffice; or wet blotting-paper placed on the tube and the receiver immersed in water may be used.
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  • Three types of columns are employed: (I) the elongation is simply a straight or bulb tube; (2) the column, properly termed a "dephlegmator," is so constructed that the vapours have to traverse a column of previously condensed vapour; (3) the column is encircled by a jacket through which a liquid circulates at the same temperature as the boiling-point of the most volatile component.
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  • To the first type belongs the simple straight tube, and the Wurtz tube (see fig.
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  • In this class may also be placed the Hempel tube, which is simply a straight tube filled with glass beads.
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  • The vapour tension may approximate to a linear function of the composition, and the curve will then be practically a straight line.
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  • In its simplest form the apparatus consists of a straight tube, made of glass, porcelain or iron according to the temperature required and the nature of the reacting substances, heated in an ordinary combustion furnace, the mixture entering at one end and the vapours being condensed at the other.
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  • A common type of condenser consists of a copper worm placed in a water bath; but more generally straight tubes of copper or cast iron which cross and recross a rectangular tank are employed, since this form is more readily repaired and cleansed.
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  • As opportunity offers, the narrow streets of the older city are converted into broad, straight boulevards, lined with palatial mansions and public buildings.
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  • it has a pharynx and short straight digestive sac: and its mesenchymatous cavities are filled with germ-balls in various stages of development.
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  • He enlarged the fortified area by constructing a wall and ditch (now called Adigetto) straight across the loop, to the S.W.
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  • Passing farther north, the shore line of the main island along the Japan Sea is found to be compara tively straight and monotonous, there being only one noteworth~ indentation, that of Wakasa-wan, where are situated the naval por of Maizuru and the harbour of Tsuruga, the Japanese point 0 communication with the Vladivostok terminus of the Trans-Asiai railway.
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  • Like the Malay and the Mongol types they are short and thickly built, but unlike either they have prominent brows, bushy locks, round deep-set eyes, long divergent lashes, straight noses and much hair on the face and the body.
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  • Finally, there is marked paucity of hair on the face of the average Japaneseapart from the Ainuand what hair there is is nearly always straight.
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  • But from the I 5th century the punching of the dots in rigidly straight lines came to be considered essential, and the difficulty involved was so great that namako-making took its place among the highest technical achievements of the sculptor.
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  • When it is remembered that the punching tool was guided solely by the hand and eye, and that three or more blows of the mallet had to be struck for every dot, some conception may be formed of the patience and accuracy needed to produce these tiny protuberances in perfectly straight lines, at exactly equal intervals and of absolutely uniform size.
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  • Namako disposed in straight parallel lines originally ranked at the head of this kind of work.
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  • A broad central avenue led straight to the palace, and on either side of it ran four parallel streets, crossed at right angles by smaller thoroughfares.
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  • They were built on a rectangular plan, with a large central square and straight thoroughfares running at right angles or parallel to one another, this uniformity of construction being well exemplified in the existing bastide of Monpazier (Dordogne) founded by the English in 1284.
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  • in a straight line, or 300 by the windings of the river, from the Bay of Bengal.
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  • Their crania have a normal development; their cheek-bones are high; their noses prominent, with large nostrils; their lips straight; and they are marked by the absence of the auricular lobules.
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  • The hinder portion of the body being drawn of ter, some part of it (c) finds another support on the rough ground or a projection; and, the anterior bends being stretched in a straight line, the front part of the body is propelled (from a to d) in consequence.
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  • Also the notion that snakes when attacking are able to jump off the ground is quite erroneous; when they strike an object, they dart the fore part of their body, which was retracted in several bends, forwards in a straight line.
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  • Since the potential rises proportionately to the quantity in the conductor, the ends of these ordinates will lie on a straight line and define a triangle whose base line is a length equal to the total quantity Q and V height a length equal to the final potential V.
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  • The streets run in straight lines east and west or north and south.
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  • When ripe the two carpels separate in the form of two valves and liberate a large number of seeds, each provided at the base with a tuft of silky hairs, and containing a straight embryo without any investing albumen.
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  • These trees are usually found growing by rivers' banks or in other moist situations, and are generally pollarded for the purpose of securing a crop of straight poles.
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  • It was his habit to make straight for the ultimate issue, disregarding half-truths and declining compromise.
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  • The feelers with twelve to fifteen segments are thread-like and straight.
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  • Newton defined the diameter of a curve of any order as the locus of the centres of the mean distances of the points of intersection of a system of parallel chords with the curve; this locus may be shown to be a straight line.
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  • Further, all water particles when moving undergo a deviation from a straight path due to the forces set up by the rotation of the earth deflecting them towards the right as they move in the northern hemisphere and towards the left in the southern.
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  • Blaming the leaders by whom these poor people had been misled, Menno blamed himself for not having shown them a straight course.
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  • The straight roads are the air-ways for carrying pure air from the down-cast shaft to the working faces, while the return air passes along the faces and back to the up-cast by the curved road.
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  • The actual cutting of the coal is chiefly performed by manual labour, the tool employed being a sharp-pointed double-armed pick, which is nearly straight, except when required for use in hard rock, when the arms are made with an « „ inclination or anchored.
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  • in diameter, hanging from a cross-bar connected with the pit-head framing at the surface, and attached to a similar bar at the bottom, which are kept straight by a stretching weight of from 30 cwt.
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  • Adderley Street and the avenue make one straight road a mile long, and at its end are "the Gardens," as the suburbs built on the rising ground leading to Table Mountain are called.
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  • Thence it crosses that lake in a straight line and afterwards the Ruwenzori to its highest point, Margherita peak, whence it follows the Lamia River to its junction with the Semliki.
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  • broad at the top. The streets are paved with brick and are wide, straight and clean.
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  • Where the water has little motion it is almost straight; where the current is considerable it is curved, with its convexity towards the stream.
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  • The earliest important undertaking with a view of improving the 'waterway was due to the initiative of Frederick the Great, who recommended the diversion of the river into a new and straight channel in the swampy tract of land known as the Oderbruch, near Ciistrin.
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  • Walls for buildings, garden terraces and aqueducts were straight or sloping.
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  • beatrix) the horns are straight, but in the North African white oryx or algazel (0.
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  • The East African gerenuk, or Waller's gazelle (Lithocranius walleri), of which two races have been named, is a very remarkable ruminant, distinguished not only by its exceedingly elongated neck and limbs, but also by the peculiar hooked form of the very massive horns of the bucks, the dense structure and straight profile of the skull, and the extreme slenderness of the lower jaw.
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  • The Avenue Jules Ferry is intersected by a north-to south street running in a straight line over two miles.
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  • Of this force the emperor could have drawn together some 50,000 men within ten days and struck straight at the small allied forces that were in Belgium at the moment.
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  • On the other hand, if he struck straight at Charleroi - the allied junction point - he would drive the "Armee du Nord" like an armoured wedge between the allies, if only he caught them unsuspicious and unready.
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  • It is also convenient to regard as coming under mensuration the consideration of certain derived magnitudes, such as the moment of a plane figure with regard to a straight line in its plane, the calculation of w]iich involves formulae which are closely related to formulae for determining areas and volumes.
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  • The rectangle, for instance, has so far been regarded as a plane figure bounded by one pair of parallel straight lines and another pair at right angles to them, so that the conception of " rectangularity " has had reference to boundary rather than to content; analytically, the rectangle must be regarded as the figure generated by an ordinate of constant length moving parallel to itself with one extremity on a straight line perpendicular to it.
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  • A plane figure bounded by a continuous curve, or a solid figure bounded by a continuous surface, may generally be most conveniently regarded as generated by a straight line, or a plane area, moving in a fixed direction at right angles to itself, and changing as it moves.
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  • Draw any straight line at right angles to CA and DB (produced if necessary), meeting them in M and N.
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  • (iii) Take any straight line intersecting or not intersecting the figure, and draw perpendiculars Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd,.
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  • In the case of a plane area or a plane continuous line the moment with regard to a straight line in the plane is the same as the moment with regard to a perpendicular plane through this line; it is the sum of the products of each element of area or length by its distance from the straight line.
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  • - The solid or surface generated by the revolution of a plane closed figure or a plane continuous line about a straight line in its plane, not intersecting it, is a solid of revolution or surface of revolution, the straight line being its axis.
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  • She did not know how she found the courage, but she looked straight into his handsome face as it came near to her shortsighted eyes.
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  • And why didn't you simply come straight to me as to a friend?
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  • The fences and gates were new and solid; two fire pumps and a water cart, painted green, stood in a shed; the paths were straight, the bridges were strong and had handrails.
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  • From the regimental commander's, Denisov rode straight to the staff with a sincere desire to act on this advice.
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  • Boris, with one leg crossed over the other and stroking his left hand with the slender fingers of his right, listened to Rostov as a general listens to the report of a subordinate, now looking aside and now gazing straight into Rostov's eyes with the same veiled look.
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  • And suddenly with a determination he himself did not expect, Rostov felt for the letter in his pocket and went straight to the house.
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  • This was said by the undersized Napoleon, looking up straight into Alexander's eyes.
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  • Natasha was lying looking steadily straight before her at one of the mahogany sphinxes carved on the corners of the bedstead, so that the countess only saw her daughter's face in profile.
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  • "If you please, Miss! allow me," said the maid, who on her knees was pulling the skirt straight and shifting the pins from one side of her mouth to the other with her tongue.
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  • Berg rose and embraced his wife carefully, so as not to crush her lace fichu for which he had paid a good price, kissing her straight on the lips.
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  • But all the same that night Natasha, now agitated and now frightened, lay a long time in her mother's bed gazing straight before her.
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  • The old count's horse, a sorrel gelding called Viflyanka, was led by the groom in attendance on him, while the count himself was to drive in a small trap straight to a spot reserved for him.
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  • "They are on the scent of the cubs..." he whispered, "straight to the Lyadov uplands."
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  • But, coming toward him, he saw hounds and a huntsman galloping almost straight at the wolf.
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  • From the back porch came the sound of feet descending the steps, the bottom step upon which snow had fallen gave a ringing creak and he heard the voice of an old maidservant saying, Straight, straight, along the path, Miss.
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  • He looked straight before him and smiled quietly.
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  • She smiled just as he was doing, gazing straight into his eyes.
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  • But Natasha was not asleep; with pale face and fixed wide-open eyes she looked straight before her.
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  • "So now you want me to retire beyond the Niemen--only the Niemen?" repeated Napoleon, looking straight at Balashev.
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  • He paused, looked ironically straight into Balashev's eyes, and said in a quiet voice:
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  • Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to...
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  • First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.
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  • It is as if she saw straight into their souls.
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  • She froze at the sight straight out of her vision—the little boy, Cody, spread-eagled in the street near the storm drain.
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  • Alex waited through some more contractions and finally pulled the foal straight out.
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  • He sat with his hands on his thighs and his eyes straight ahead, like a statue chiseled in Hell itself.
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  • I so hope you will sweep me off my feet and take me away from my sad, lonely life straight to fairy-tale land.
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  • Jackson sat staring straight ahead.
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  • It grows in small rings, which give it the appearance of growing in tufts, though it is really closely and evenly distributed over the whole scalp. The figures of the men are muscular and well-formed and generally pleasing; a straight, well-formed nose and jaw are by no means rare, and the young men are often distinctly good-looking.
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  • Instead of a divided ring he employed a divided straight bar, each half of which was provided with a magnetizing coil.
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  • the object-glass of a telescope, the Fresnel's zones are reduced to parallel and equidistant straight strips, which at certain angles coincide with the ruling.
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  • 2 " In the same way we may conclude that in flat gratings any departure from a straight line has the effect of causing the dust in the slit and the spectrum to have different foci - a fact sometimes observed " (Rowland, " On Concave Gratings for Optical Purposes," Phil.
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  • In theoretical investigations these problems are usually treated as of two dimensions only, everything being referred to the plane passing through the luminous point and perpendicular to the diffracting edges, supposed to be straight and parallel.
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  • We now proceed to consider more particularly the distribution of light upon a screen PBQ near the shadow of a straight edge A.
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  • Let us reconsider, following Cornu, the diffraction of a screen unlimited on one side, and on the other terminated by a straight edge.
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  • The line adopted starts from Lake Suches, the source of a small river of that name flowing into the north of Lake Titicaca, crosses the Cordillera by the Palomani to the Tambopata river, follows that stream to the mouth of the Lanza, thence crosses to the source of the Heath river, which forms the dividing line down to its junction with the Madre de Dios, descends that river to the mouth of the Torosmonas, thence in a straight line north-westerly to the intersection of the Tahu.amanu river by the 69th meridian, and thence north on that meridian to the Brazilian frontier.
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  • He seized his son by the hand with small bony fingers, shook it, looked straight into his son's face with keen eyes which seemed to see through him, and again laughed his frigid laugh.
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  • "Commander in Chief Kutuzov?" said the newly arrived general speaking quickly with a harsh German accent, looking to both sides and advancing straight toward the inner door.
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  • He looked straight at his adjutant's face without recognizing him.
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  • The general in command of the infantry went toward his horse with jerky steps, and having mounted drew himself up very straight and tall and rode to the Pavlograd commander.
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  • She was going straight on through the conservatory, neither seeing nor hearing anything, when suddenly the well-known whispering of Mademoiselle Bourienne aroused her.
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  • The Guards, just arrived from Russia, spent the night ten miles from Olmutz and next morning were to come straight to the review, reaching the field at Olmutz by ten o'clock.
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  • This short man nodded to Dolgorukov as to an intimate friend and stared at Prince Andrew with cool intensity, walking straight toward him and evidently expecting him to bow or to step out of his way.
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  • Toward evening Dolgorukov came back, went straight to the Tsar, and remained alone with him for a long time.
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  • He glided silently on one foot half across the room, and seeming not to notice the chairs was dashing straight at them, when suddenly, clinking his spurs and spreading out his legs, he stopped short on his heels, stood so a second, stamped on the spot clanking his spurs, whirled rapidly round, and, striking his left heel against his right, flew round again in a circle.
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  • But before he had thought of anything, Dolokhov, looking straight in his face, said slowly and deliberately so that everyone could hear:
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  • "I say, Rostov," said Dolokhov clearly, smiling and looking Nicholas straight in the eyes, "you know the saying, 'Lucky in love, unlucky at cards.'
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  • A broad staircase led straight up from the entry, and to the right he saw a closed door.
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  • He was lying on his back propped up high, and his small bony hands with their knotted purple veins were lying on the quilt; his left eye gazed straight before him, his right eye was awry, and his brows and lips motionless.
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  • "Short and energetic!" he remarked when he had read over the proclamation which he had dictated straight off without corrections.
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  • The sun had risen brightly and its slanting rays struck straight into Napoleon's face as, shading his eyes with his hand, he looked at the fleches.
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  • A dirty, barefooted maid was sitting on a trunk, and, having undone her pale-colored plait, was pulling it straight and sniffing at her singed hair.
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  • Coming out onto a field under the enemy's fire, this brave general went straight ahead, leading his men under fire, without considering in his agitation whether going into action now, with a single division, would be of any use or no.
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  • When the music began Natasha came in and walking straight up to Pierre said, laughing and blushing:
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  • Then I looked my father straight in the eye and lied.
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  • Kiera waited for him to speak, wanting to hide somewhere until she could think straight.
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  • Jackson stared straight ahead for a moment.
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  • If Jeff had confided in me that he'd found the money, I'd have walked him straight to the police and he might be alive today!
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  • Carmen was a straight forward person, and didn't pretend she was something she wasn't.
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  • That was pretty straight forward.
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  • He laughed and turned straight in the saddle.
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  • "I don't remember this trail," he said indicating a rocky trail that led straight up the mountain.
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  • If he wanted to take her home and straight to bed, it was acceptable.
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  • Amusement danced in his eyes, but he managed to keep his face straight.
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  • His lips thinned into a straight line as he focused on the food in his plate.
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  • He opened the gate for her and she went straight to his waiting arms.
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  • He was looking straight at her.
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  • They dropped Jonathan off and drove straight to the hospital.
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  • "I can't control—" Her first strike slammed into her father's head, cleaving straight through it.
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  • Jenn didn't look back but strode straight to the mansion and inside.
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  • "I'm not Jonny," he said with a straight face.
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  • You can have the first— Jenn didn't wait for him to finish but launched a kick straight for his head.
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  • Instead, Darian released Yully and ran straight into the magic.
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  • She balanced herself as much as she could with the rumbling ground and then ran straight into the magic.
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  • Instead, he forced his head straight ahead.
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  • "My boy, you need to keep your thoughts straight," Hilden warned gently.
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  • Evidently remembering his lines wasn't near as difficult as keeping his face straight.
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  • He sat up straight and motioned her to join him on his side of the window seat.
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  • If she had, her father would have set her straight.
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  • He stood with his back straight, as if proud of every inch.
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  • Destiny sat up straight and eyed Alex.
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  • Carmen, when a man touches and talks to you in an inappropriate matter, you set him straight.
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  • Alex sat up straight, his brows lowered and eyes flashing.
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  • They picked the children up at Katie's house and went straight home.
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  • She went straight to Carmen.
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  • He had given her a week to get her head on straight.
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  • A little further on, strange fuzzy green pods protruded from the straight branches of another bush.
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  • It sounds like you need to set him straight.
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  • She tugged at one of the chunks of wood until she had it sitting straight on the stump, as he had done.
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  • There was something she had to set straight.
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  • And then Dad set you straight.
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  • Jessi, let me get one thing straight.
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  • She hoped her cousin had the sense to go straight home.
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  • Xander went straight to his room.
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  • We'll go straight there.
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  • He imagined the ocean breeze zipping straight through where his living room used to be.
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  • She walked straight into the Black God's arms.
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  • runs mathematically straight and points almost absolutely true for the Polar star.
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  • Although planned in the shape of a cross, with a square and tower in the middle, the arms of the cross are not straight, the constructor holding the ingenious opinion that, in order to prevent little towns from being taken in at a glance, their streets should be crooked.
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  • The principal thoroughfare is comprised in Prince's Street and George Street, running straight from S.W.
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  • in a straight line broken only by the mouths of the Don-Nai and Mekong.
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  • Instead of these are cats with more or less abbreviated tails, showing in greater or less degree a decided kink or bend near the tip. In other cases the tail is of the short curling type of that of a bulldog; sometimes it starts quite straight, but divides in a fork-like manner near the tip; and in yet other instances it is altogether wanting, as in the typical Manx cats.
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  • Siamese cats may have the tail either straight or kinked, but whether the latter feature belongs of right to the breed, or has been acquired by crossing with the ordinary black and tabby kink-tailed cats of the country, is not known.
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  • Perceiving further, that in order to understand these relations I should sometimes have to consider them one by one, and sometimes only to bear them in mind or embrace them in the aggregate, I thought that, in order the better to consider them individually, I should view them as subsisting between straight lines, than which I could find no objects more simple, or capable of being more distinctly represented to my imagination and senses; and on the other hand that, in order to retain them in the memory or embrace an aggregate of many, I should express them by certain characters, the briefest possible."
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  • The problem of the curves is solved by their reduction to a problem of straight lines; and the locus of any point is determined by its distance from two given straight lines - the axes of co-ordinates.
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  • The first law affirms that every body, so far as it is altogether unaffected by extraneous causes, always perseveres in the same state of motion or of rest; and the second law that simple or elementary motion is always in a straight line.'
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  • apart, and straight lines are chalked from bowl to bowl across their back and front faces, and a jack is then deposited equidistant from each bowl and immediately before the front line.
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  • three on the south side, always the formal front with the Tatars, and two on each of the other sides; and the streets ran wide and straight from gate to gate (except, of course, where interrupted by the palace walls), forming an oblong chess-board plan.
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  • The cavalry weapons are a straight sword (that of the heavy cavalry is illustrated in the article SWORD), a bamboo lance and the Lebel carbine.
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  • It has the usual rectangular plan, with several pretty squares and straight, clean, well-paved streets.
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  • The lower jaw is slender, nearly straight, 2-3 and without a coronoid process or inflected angle.
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  • It is perfectly straight, and formed of old houses, on which remain the armorial bearings of the members of the order.
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  • The horns, usually present in both sexes, are small and straight, situated far back on the forehead; and between them rises the crest-like tuft of hair from which the genus takes its scientific name.
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  • In prehistoric times the river ran straight on along the valley of the Chiana and joined the Tiber near Orvieto; and there was a great lake, the north end of which was at Incisa and the south at the lake of Chiusi.
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  • It is perfectly straight, without harbours, and approached only through a dangerous bar.
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  • 1) utilizes the increased pressure in the open mouth of a straight tube facing the wind, and the decrease of pressure caused inside when the wind blows over a ring of small holes drilled through the metal of a vertical tube which is closed at the upper end.
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  • It runs a remarkably straight course westward through a narrow trough from Daolatyar to Obeh, amidst the bleak wind-swept uplands of the highest central elevations in Afghanistan.
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  • Whilst it is being paid out the portion between the surface of the water and the bottom of the sea lies along a straight line, the component of the weight at right angles to its length being supported by the frictional resistance to sinking in the water.
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  • The tongue plays between the poles of two straight electromagnets.
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  • The short straight or curved process from the back of the pitcher behind the lid represents the organic apex of the leaf (A in fig.
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  • The town dates from 1852, is attractively situated, and is regularly laid out with broad, straight streets crossing each other at right angles.
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  • He takes no heed of his rider, pays no attention whether he be on his back or not, walks straight on when once set agoing, merely because he is too stupid to turn aside, and then should some tempting thorn or green branch allure him out of the path, continues to walk on in the new direction simply because he is too dull to turn back into the right road.
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  • Its greatest length in a straight line along the mainland is from N.W.
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  • This is most clearly marked on the side of the Apennines, where the great Aemilian Way, which has been the high road from the time of the Romans to our own, preserves an unbroken straight line from Rimini to Piacenza, a distance of more than 150 m., during which the underfalls of the mountains continually approach it on the left, without once crossing the line of road.
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  • Its chief disadvantage is the absence of ports, the coast preserving an almost unbroken straight line, with the single exception of Ancona, the only port worthy of the name on the eastern coast of Central Italy.
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  • The Via Flaminia was the earliest and most important road to the north; and it was soon extended (in 187 B.C.) by the Via Aemilia running through Bononia as far as Placentia, in an almost absolutely straight line between the plain of the P0 and the foot of the Apennines.
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  • If there were such a thing as a triangle contained by absolutely straight lines, its three angles would no doubt measure what Euclid says; but straight lines and true triangles nowhere exist in reruns natura.
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  • We reach similar conclusions when we recognize that the laws of nature are general or hypothetical; not in Mill's sense (" If you had such a non-existent thing as three perfectly straight lines united in a triangle "), but in a sense noted in F.
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  • As far as Terracina it ran in an almost entirely straight line, even through the Alban Hills, where the gradients are steep.
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  • In the lower jaw the incisors and canines are directed straight forwards, and are of small size and nearly similar form; the function of the canine being discharged by the first premolar, which is larger than the other teeth of the same series.
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  • In this well-known variety the young shoots are but slightly angled, and the branches in the second year become round; the deltoid short-pointed leaves are usually straight or even rounded at the base, but sometimes are slightly cordate; the capsules ripen in Britain about the middle of May.
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  • They are of middle height and dark complexion, with generally straight nose, small round skull, small sharp chin and large full eyes, which are expressive, however, rather of cunning than intelligence.
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  • The hydrom strand has in most cases no connection with the leaves, but runs straight up the stem and spreads out below the sexual organs or the foot of the sporogonium.
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  • In this case the formation of the primary bundle passes straight over into the formation of secondary tissue by a cumbium, and no line can be drawn between the two processes.
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  • 16), extending between the fenestra ovalis and the tympanic membrane or drum, consists of (I) the long and slen der columella, a straight, ossified rod which fits with a disk into the fenestra r; t st ovalis; it is homologous with the stapes (m.st.), although not stirrupshaped; (2) the extra-columellar mass.
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  • In all, there is a wonderful amount of specialization, though perhaps in a very straight line from generalized forms; but the affinity to Australian or Polynesian types is in many cases clearly traceable, and it cannot be supposed but that these last are of cognate origin with those of New Zealand.
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  • Bill straight, pointed, with simple sheath.
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  • Physically the Maoris are true Polynesians, tall, well-built, with straight or slightly curved noses, high foreheads and oval faces.
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  • Their hair is black and straight or wavy, scarcely ever curly.
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  • 1, A), are usually convex above, with straight hind margins (dorsa); when the elytra are closed, the two hind margins come together along the mid-dorsal line of the body, forming a suture.
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