How to use Straighten in a sentence
I was trying to straighten that picture on the wall.
While you guys straighten the business end, I'll just leave this junk here.
The outermost layer of the cell-wall of the ripe spore splits along spiral lines, giving rise to the elaters; these two long strips of wall, attached by their middle points to the spore, tend to straighten out in dry, and close round the spore in damp air.
Simon sighed and stooped to straighten the leash a young borzoi had entangled; the count too sighed and, noticing the snuffbox in his hand, opened it and took a pinch.
I'm going down to see her and try to straighten things out—a quick round trip.Advertisement
Hector in Missouri is gonna help me straighten it out.
Thank heavens I've managed to straighten you out.
She stared down at her shirt and absently tried to straighten the wrinkles.
It is only with the introduction of a wider outlook in the scientific study of history that it has been possible to straighten the perspective and modify the traditional scheme.
In practice the full advantage of this or any other similar combination is not realized, because of the friction of the sheaves against the pin or shaft, and more important still is the stiffness of the rope, which requires work to be done upon it to bend it round the sheave and straighten it again.Advertisement
Bend arms slightly when turning in this position and straighten again when stepping on the spot or moving straight.
A Chameleon Mineral Hair Styler is a five in one hair styling tool that allows you to straighten, curl, flip out, or add volume to your hair.
You could straighten it, curl it, flip it out at the ends; anything you can think of can probably be done with the Chameleon Hair Styler.
You will feel added resistance as the legs straighten.
The work lost in pulling a given length of rope over a pulley is found by multiplying the length of the rope in feet by its stiffness in pounds, that stiffness being the excess of the tension at the leading side of the rope above that at the following side, which is necessary to bend it into a curve fitting the pulley, and then to straighten it again.Advertisement
Since the chemicals used to straighten and relax black hair can be damaging to the locks as well as to the scalp, many people prefer a natural approach.
The way to achieve long waves with most hair types is to first straighten the hair with a flat iron and then using a curling iron, create long flowing waves.
One of the great things about hair is how easy it is to change, whether you try a new color, straighten your curls or curl your sleek tresses.
Young women with curly hair may opt to straighten their locks for prom, whereas someone with straight hair may feel glamorous by adding waves or curls.
It has been reported that Jennifer Aniston's hair stylist uses a sedu iron to style and straighten her hair.Advertisement
Use a flat iron to straighten the bangs completely.
The gel in particular is a sought after product because it comes in two formulas, one to help straighten hair (another trendy look), and one to preserve the vivacity of curly hair.
Not only does it straighten hair easily and quickly in just a few strokes, it also creates waves and curls.
Straighten hair with iron following the steps above.
Follow above steps to straighten hair using iron.Advertisement
Straighten bangs using a heated straightening iron.
If you have natural wave, wear your wave rather than straighten your locks.
There are many beautiful hairstyles for naturally curly hair, and it's much easier to flaunt your curls than work with styling tools to straighten them.
Brushing your hair, however, can help to stimulate your scalp and distribute natural oils, but don't view brushing as a way to straighten or tame unruly hair.
If you are going to use it to straighten your hair, for example, you take a section of your hair and run it through the flat iron slowly.
It's much easier for a stylist to straighten hair using this technique, especially if you have extremely curly hair.
With many ways to straighten your hair, you can have this celebrity look yourself.
You may choose to straighten your hair with a flatiron for a sleek look, or opt for romantic waves, which are perfect for a beach wedding.
Rather than let their hair air dry, they may straighten their perm with assorted round brushes and rock a bountiful straight style instead.
The treatment won't completely straighten your hair, nor will it take away any natural body or volume.
Since many women with black hair also regularly use heat appliances, relaxers that chemically straighten hair, and hair coloring; black hair requires extra care to keep it healthy looking and strong.
Once the wax is poured in, you may need to straighten your wick again.
This is why it's imperative that you straighten out your role immediately.
Assuming that the relationship with the roommate is platonic and has not been intimate, your man will be very surprised to read her email and will want to straighten everything out between all of you.
You can straighten the upper completely, where it will cover all of the lower leg.
A Forward Fold is easy to achieve--simply sit with your legs straight in front of you, straighten your back, and fold forward as far as is comfortable.
Straighten the legs and arms, engage the elbows, and keep the shoulders wide and relaxed.
Exhale and begin to straighten the arms, lifting the chest off the floor, elbows close to the body.
Straighten your spine from your pelvis all the way up to your neck; your head should neither be raised nor tucked in.
Mastering Mountain Pose means being able to straighten your knees (but don't lock them), tighten your leg muscles, and align your spine and shoulders to be upright and relaxed.
Straighten the arms as you lift your head off the floor, keeping your legs parallel.
Reach your chest toward the wall behind you, and begin to straighten the legs.
If your wife has used variations of her last name by hyphenating it and hasn't always been consistent, you'll have to straighten this out.
Straighten your desk at the end of the day putting things where they belong.
Completely straighten out the front wheel.
Straighten the wheel when both your curbside wheels are about a foot from the curb.
You will also have time during the week to straighten up closets, discard broken hangers and vacuum the floors so that you now have a neat space ready for closet organizing tools if you want to use them.
Just shape the part the clothes hang on into a circle and straighten the hook or attach whole rings from a soft drink six-pack to a dowel or drinking straw.
This very simple process will straighten out you stitches and give you a professional-quality look.
Straighten your elbows back out to push your torso back up into plank position, careful not to lock your elbows at the top.
Straighten your arms to propel yourself up as far as you can comfortably without locking your elbows.
Straighten down over the ball, and then use your obliques to crunch up.
Inhale and slowly bend your knees to an almost parallel position and then straighten.
Then straighten the elbow so that the forearm too is parellel to the floor.
Grip the barbell with a semi-wide grip (forearms outside the knees) and straighten up your back with your abs tense.
Straighten your arms and begin slowly rolling the ball down, towards your feet as your body jackknives upwards.
As you exhale, straighten your arms and return to the starting position.
Straighten your back and tense up your abs.
As you rotate your torso toward your right bent knee, simultaneously straighten your left leg.
Slowly bend your elbows to a 90-degree angle and then straighten your arms with control.
Straighten your legs behind you to support your weight on your hands and toes.
Straighten your arms, resting the fronts of your upper arms on either side of the doorway.
Straighten your right arm in front of you with your palm facing inward, without locking your elbow.
With your hands by your sides on the edge of the bench, firmly push down on the bench and straighten your arms.
Slowly straighten your knee as far as you can to get the best stretch.
The primary function of the muscle group is to extend the knee and straighten the leg, but the rectus femoris also assists in the flexion of the hips.
Slowly straighten your legs as you pull your head and shoulders off the mat, practicing proper form.
Straighten, stand, and swing the kettlebell outwards until it is at eye level.
If your stockings have seams, straighten them.
Straighten your garter belt so that the stockings are even.
I bet if anyone could straighten them out, it would be you, though.
I'm going down to see her and try to straighten things outâ€”a quick round trip.
Elbow Extension Exercise elbow Extension Exercise Elbow Extension Exercise With upper arm supported on wedge fully straighten elbow.
Even if the pain is severe, always fully straighten the knee several times a day.
Time proven method combined with cutting edge technology to straighten teeth without wires or brackets.
Then straighten the front leg, returning to the standing position.
Bend hands up toward the shoulders then straighten arms back down to your sides.
But I'll have it all straighten out when I arrive on the 21st -- hey that 's less than a week !
There was plenty to do at home to straighten up for Sunday.
They straighten up the roof of the dormer window too.
We ca n't do that with PAM and glibc --- but we need to straighten out this mess eventually.
As President it was my duty to straighten out the financial situation.
President Chen has said he will invite the two branches to a meeting this week to straighten out the matter.
Your baby will probably begin to straighten out her days from her nights, staying awake during the day for longer periods of time.
Most zippers are nylon coil and "self-healing", that is, a few zips back and forth, and any bad zipper teeth connections usually straighten out.
If you have clients in your office, it's probably best to at least straighten up your desk before they come in.
Letting the teen visit a juvenile detention center so that he can see exactly what could happen if he does not straighten up.
It is the spinner's business to straighten out these fibres, with the aid of machinery, and then to so join them that they become a thread, which is known as spun silk.
We also straighten bent forks and can supply pattern fork stanchions at less than half the price of genuine parts.
Slowly straighten keeping the hands in contact with the floor.
Once at your lowest point, fully straighten your legs to return to your starting position.
But I'll have it all straighten out when I arrive on the 21st -- hey that's less than a week!
At home, I almost never straighten up, but when I do, I clean the whole place from top to bottom.
For this procedure a small triangular wedge of bone is cut out below the growth plate to straighten up the leg.
I had the strabismus surgery done to straighten my eye 4 years ago.
Admiring the long, plumy, swishy tails of other farmyard animals, he decides to straighten his own.
During her adolescent middle school years, Tila began getting herself in to trouble at school and her parents sent her to boarding school in an attempt to help straighten her out.
Sit forward on the chair and straighten your back to strengthen your stomach and back muscles while doing the exercises.
If your timing is correct, you'll straighten out and a small music note will appear above your character.
When you enter a drift the computer takes over for you and rides a 'line' around the turn until you straighten out.
Humans have attempted to straighten teeth for thousands of years before orthodontics became a dental specialty in 1900.
Based on the diagnosis the orthodontist develops a custom treatment plan and designs the appropriate corrective appliances that will gradually straighten or move the teeth.
Springs and wires put pressure on teeth in order to straighten them.
The surgical procedure for scoliosis is called spinal fusion, because the goal is to straighten the spine as much as possible and then to fuse the vertebrae together to prevent further curvature.
Baby teeth may come in straight or at an angle, appearing crooked, although they eventually straighten out.
If there is no anatomic abnormality of the bone, this is not true clubfoot, and the problem can usually be corrected by applying special braces or casts to straighten the foot.
With volvulus, for example, it may be possible to guide a rectal tube into the intestines to straighten the twisted bowels.
When the head tilts into the hard plastic, it is uncomfortable, so the child tries to straighten his neck, thus exercising and stretching the affected muscles.
Straighten up and repeat, this time stepping backward with your right foot.
Before winter I built a chimney, and shingled the sides of my house, which were already impervious to rain, with imperfect and sappy shingles made of the first slice of the log, whose edges I was obliged to straighten with a plane.
After the great fire of 1872 it became possible, in the reconstruction of the business district, to widen and straighten its streets and create squares, and so provide for the traffic that had long outgrown the narrow, crooked ways of the older city.
He said he needs some time to straighten out his head.
Aside from drama, it was going to take half an eternity to straighten out the underworld without the distraction of a woman in his life.