Every human action is inevitably conditioned by what surrounds him and by his own body.
The velocity of a liquid particle is thus (a 2 - b 2)/(a 2 +b 2) of what it would be if the liquid was frozen and rotating bodily with the ellipse; and so the effective angular inertia of the liquid is (a 2 -b 2) 2 /(a 2 +b 2) 2 of the solid; and the effective radius of gyration, solid and liquid, is given by k 2 = 4 (a 2 2), and 4 (a 2 For the liquid in the interspace between a and n, m ch 2(0-a) sin 2E 4) 1 4Rc 2 sh 2n sin 2E (a2_ b2)I(a2+ b2) = I/th 2 (na)th 2n; (8) and the effective k 2 of the liquid is reduced to 4c 2 /th 2 (n-a)sh 2n, (9) which becomes 4c 2 /sh 2n = s (a 2 - b 2)/ab, when a =00, and the liquid surrounds the ellipse n to infinity.
An outer court, circular or rectangular, surrounds the body of the church.
The tissues having now mobilized an army that completely :surrounds the fighting zone, there is a gradual and general advance made from all sides.
ISLE OF DOGS, a district of London, England, on the north bank of the Thames, which surrounds it on three sides.
The cavities of the hollow tentacles open into a circular canal which surrounds the oesophagus at the base of the lophophore.
Crusoe's shipwreck and adventures, his finding the footprint in the sand, his man "Friday," - the whole atmosphere of romance which surrounds the position of the civilized man fending for himself on a desert island - these have made Defoe's great work an imperishable part of English literature.
and 12 5° 45'- 1 35° E.), including the island-belt which surrounds the sea on the north, east and south; and is divided for administrative purposes into nine districts (afdeelingen): 1) Amboyna, the island of that name; (2) Saparua, with Oma and Nusa Laut; (3) Kajeli (Eastern Buru); (4) Masareti (Western Buru); (5) Kairatu (Western Ceram); (6) Wahai (the northern part of Mid-Ceram); (7) Amahai (the southern part of Mid-Ceram); (8) the Banda Isles, with East Ceram, Ceram Laut and Gorom; (9) the islands of Aru, Kei, Timor Laut or Tenimber, and the south-western islands.
The chief interest of the place lies in its extensive necropolis, which surrounds the city on all sides.
This variety surrounds the tropical parts of the continental shelves of South America, South Africa and eastern China.
Pure crystalline calcium carbide yields 5.8 cubic feet of acetylene per pound at ordinary temperatures, but the carbide as sold commercially, being a mixture of the pure crystalline material with the crust which in the electric furnace surrounds the ingot, yields at the best 5 cubic feet of gas per pound under proper conditions of generation.
The line of the ancient ramparts, demolished in 1830, is now only marked by the Singel, or outer canal, which surrounds the oldest part of the city, with pleasant gardens and promenades laid out on the inside.
The pressure causes the soft metal to flow like a viscous solid, but its lateral escape is prevented by a collar which surrounds the blank while it is being struck.
A strong machicolated and turreted wall surrounds the rock, running along its base on the south, ascending halfway up the cliff on the north, on which side it stands close to the abbey wall, and again descending on the west.
(For figures see Hydrozoa.) The actinula is polyp-like, with a sack-like or rounded body; a crown of tentacles surrounds a wide peristome, in the centre of which is the mouth, usually raised on a conical process termed the hypostome.
The environs are laid out in pretty and shady gardens and promenades, the finest being in the park which surrounds the château of Prince Clary-Aldringen, built in 1751.
The old quarter on the right bank surrounds on three sides a scarped rock, on which stands the fortress now used as a prison.
The hymen is a fold of mucous membrane which surrounds the orifice of the vagina and is usually only seen in the virgin.
The flame then appears as a long, narrow, luminous cone, the end being enveloped by a dimly visible portion of flame corresponding to that which surrounds the free flame, while there is also a dark nucleus about the wick.
In Mollusca the coelom is reduced and consists of two parts, the pericardial cavity which surrounds the heart, and the cavity of the gonads or generative organs.
(For map, see Pacific Ocean.) A comparatively shallow sea surrounds the islands and indicates physical connexion with the Bismarck Archipelago and New Guinea, whereas directly east of the Solomons there 1 Some sentences from W.
A rampart, accessible by a steep road, and farther up by huge steps cut out of the rock, surrounds the fort.
Along each side of the body stretches a horizontal fin and a similar flange surrounds the tail.
Three main thoroughfares, the Plevna, Lipscani, and Vacaresci, skirt the left bank of the river; the Elizabeth Boulevard, and the Calea Victories, or " Avenue of Victory," which commemorates the Rumanian success at Plevna, in 1877, radiate east and north, respectively, from the Lipscani, and meet a broad road which surrounds all sides of Bucharest, except the north-west.
A small stomatogastric commissure bearing two small ganglia arises from the cerebral ganglia and surrounds the oesophagus.
of free iron of the /3 allotropic modification, which surrounds the kernels or grains of the residual still undecomposed part of the austenite.
The small district of Wetzlar in the midst of the province of Hesse also belongs to the Rhine Province, which, on the other hand, surrounds the Oldenburg principality of Birkenfeld.
Numerous attempts have been made to manufacture the diamond by artificial means, and these attempts have a high scientific interest on account of the mystery which surrounds the natural origin of this remarkable mineral.
Tarquinius appears as a Greek "tyrant" of the ordinary kind, who surrounds himself with a bodyguard and erects magnificent buildings to keep the people employed; on the other hand, an older tradition represents him as more like Romulus.
Within this is usually a sheath of connective tissue, which surrounds a layer of circular muscles; the latter may be split up into separate bundles, but more usually form a uniform sheet.
This remarkable double fertilization as it has been called, although only recently discovered, has been proved to take place in widely-separated families, and both in Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons, and there is every probability that, perhaps with variations, it is the normal process in Angiosperms. After impregnation the fertilized oosphere immediately surrounds itself with a cell-wall and becomes the oospore which by a process of growth forms the embryo of the new plant.
The District Of Chingleput surrounds the city of Madras, stretching along the coast for about 115 m.
The town is situated at the foot of the Cevennes, on the left bank of the Gardon, which half surrounds it.
above present level, and in the flat ledge which surrounds Muscat harbour.
The right bank of the Moselle is bordered for some distance by pleasant promenades, and an extensive park surrounds the ruins of an old stronghold which dominated the Grande Ville from an eminence on the east.
A dense grove of date palms surrounds the village.
in circuit, and pierced by 8 gateways with double-roofed gate towers, surrounds it.
by Bavaria (which also surrounds the exclave of Ostheim) and on the E.
(4) Since 2ATT1=B (AB)q1+C(AC)r, it appears that if A> B> C the coefficient of x2 in (4) is positive, that of Ii is negative, whilst that of y2 is positive or negative according as 2BT ~ P. Hence the polhode cone surrounds the axis of greatest or least moment according as 2BT ~ F.
determines whether the poihode cone surrounds the principal axis of least or greatest moment.
A melancholy interest surrounds the name of Victoria Benedictsson (Ernst Ahlgren, 1850-1889), who committed suicide in Copenhagen after achieving marked success with her sketches of humble life in Fran Shine, and with the more ambitious works Money and Marianne.
In Anodon and the majority of lamellibranchs the ventricle surrounds the intestine; in the oyster the two are quite independent, the intestine passing above the pericardium.
A wooden frame-work often surrounds the heap of tiles to prevent them being scattered by the waves.
Augustus, while leaving the right of asylum untouched, diminished the space to which the privilege belonged, and built round it a wall, which still surrounds the ruins of the temple at the distance of about a quarter of a mile, bearing an inscription in Greek and Latin, which states that it was erected in the proconsulship of Asinius Gallus, out of the revenues of the temple.
Virgil describes it as the river which surrounds the underworld (Aen.
The relation of the soul of the universe to God is quite clear: it is an inherent property, a mode of His activity, an effluence or emanation from the fiery ether which surrounds the universe, penetrating and permeating it.
Instead, an atmosphere of artificiality surrounds these productions, and the verses that reveal genuine poetical feeling are very few.
From the marble terrace which surrounds it rise four tall minarets of the same material, one at each corner.
Those who, as it has been happily put, identify Rabelais with Pantagruel, strive in vain, on any view intellectually consistent or morally respectable, to account for the vast ocean of pure or impure laughter and foolery which surrounds the few solid islets of sense and reason and devotion.
Nowhere is there a more solemn and impressive group of trees than that which surrounds the temples and tombs at Nikko where they rise to a height of ioo to 125 ft.; it is a stately tree with no rival except in the sequoias of California."
The sheath is often of great length, and generally completely surrounds the culm, forming a firm protection for the internode, the younger basal portion of which, including the zone of growth, remains tender for some time.
AIR (from an Indo-European root meaning "breathe," "blow"), the atmosphere that surrounds the earth; Gr.
The name is now ordinarily restricted to what is more accurately called atmospheric air - the air we breathe - the invisible elastic fluid which surrounds the earth (see ATMOSPHERE).
Notre-Dame du Fort, the chief church, dates from the nth and 12th' centuries; irregular in plan, it is remarkable for a fine Romanesque tower and spire, and for the crenellated wall which partly surrounds it.
The river Me Nam, broken up into a network of creeks, here surrounds a large island upon which stand the ruins of the famous city which was for more than four centuries the capital of Siam.
The chromosphere, which surrounds the photosphere, is a cloak of gases of an average depth of 5000 m., in a state of luminescence less intense than that of the photosphere.
No one is now allowed to see it, though the box in which it lies can be seen or touched through a grating in the little chapel that surrounds it.
(6) Epitheca, an offset of the basal plate which surrounds the base of the theca in a ring-like manner, and in some corals may take the place of a true theca.
Septa radial; dissepiments present; an epitheca surrounds the base of massive or maeandroid forms, but only surrounds individual corallites in simple or branching forms. Typical genera - Goniastraea, M.
The treatment of the subject, the atmosphere which surrounds it, the delicacy in which the little prattling ways of the nuns, their jealousies, their tiny trifles, are presented, takes the reader entirely by surprise.
There is the Famine steppe (Bekpak-dala), while in the Ak-kum steppe, which surrounds Lake Karakul, large areas consist of nothing but sands, partly shifting.
After fertilization the latter surrounds itself with a cell-wall and develops into the sporophyte.
The young stems, and the older stems of certain species, are clearly monostelic; but in other species an inner and outer endodermis may be present, or an endodermal layer surrounds each bundle.
The phloem completely surrounds the xylem, which usually develops from two protroxylem groups.
Hence the blood returns once more to the afferent vessel through a splanchnic sinus which surrounds the stomach.
inland, almost surrounds a great central plain which seldom exceeds 250 ft.
The chain of this order surrounds the royal arms, in which are included, besides the arms of Castile, Leon, Granada, and the lilies of the royal house of Bourbon, the arms of Austria, Sicily, Savoy, Brabant and others.
The fact that the light widens out toward the sun leads to the inference that it entirely surrounds the sun.
In Compositae besides the involucre there are frequently chaffy and setose bracts at the base of each flower, and in Dipsacaceae a membranous tube surrounds each flower.
In each a differentiation takes place in the layers beneath the epidermis, by which an outer layer of small-celled tissue surrounds an inner portion of large cells.
Christchurch is mainly dependent on the rich agricultural district which surrounds it, the plain being mainly devoted to cereals and grazing.
The sphincter of Oddi surrounds the ampulla and prevents reflux of duodenal contents into the pancreatic duct.
Wood applied to the center console and air vent surrounds is complemented with a chrome ashtray.
All branches are kitted out in a similar wardrobe: smart, fresh surrounds with comfy leather banquettes & lots of chrome fittings.
Cerebrospinal fluid This is the fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.
It gives access to an ample gastric pouch, covered with very evident cells, whose granular cytoplasm surrounds a clear nucleus.
This strike ignited the simmering discontent that surrounds low pay in the public sector.
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doughnutre composed of energetic charged particles trapped inside the Earth's magnetic field, which surrounds the Earth like a ring donut.
Cloth trim is used for the seat facings, with PVC surrounds.
In normal ferritin, a rigid protein shell surrounds an 8 nm diameter cavity, part-filled with non-magnetic ferrihydrite.
Georgian chimneypieces custom made surrounds and Italian mantels from the 18th and 19th centuries.
heroism of this war, it surrounds us.
inositol trisphosphate (IP3) receptors on the membrane that surrounds the cell.
Gradually the surrounds atmosphere seemed to fill with sensations, and grew luminous.
Maelstrom of war, trying to make sense of the chaos that surrounds her.
A green park with benches surrounds most of the castle, giving visitors the chance to sit and contemplate the magnificence before them.
Another sad story surrounds Charles Pyrke and his black manservant, who are depicted in the drawing room.
It includes English Irish Scottish French georgian chimneypieces custom made surrounds and Italian mantels from the 18th and 19th centuries.
modernistic factory buildings rearing their heads above the mud which surrounds them.
As accountant, we strive to remove the professional mystique that often surrounds accounting systems.
School Fees Planning much mystique surrounds the subject of education fees.
In the years that followed his death, the established church built the mythology that still surrounds Saint Patrick.
nook shafts and heavily molded surrounds.
The end pavilions are the most prominent part of the composition, with giant arched openings with stone surrounds and keystones.
passivity zone " surrounds this area, making the full competition area 9m in diameter.
Windows are either timber sliding sash or casement, usually with heavy surrounds.
They know that the real battle they face is with the aggressive secularism that surrounds them every day.
simmering discontent that surrounds low pay in the public sector.
These doors and their surrounds are usually made of painted softwood just planted onto the building's faÃ§ade.
Spine The spine supports the skeleton, and surrounds and protects the delicate spinal cord and nerves.
stench of corruption that surrounds Berlusconi.
trefoil headed surrounds on the north wall behind the font are from Christ Church.
The gland surrounds the urethra which carries urine flow from the bladder.
The fixation made evident the cytoplasm that surrounds the great central vacuole.
1, G), and surrounds a central medulla of elongated conducting cells.
The shore terrace descends by a steep cliff to the sea, forming the "rise" of a submarine "tread" in the form of fringing reef which surrounds the island and is never uncovered, even at low water, except in Flying Fish Cove, where the only landing-place exists.
The Doubs almost surrounds the city proper forming a peninsula, the neck of which is occupied by a height crowned by the citadel; on the right bank lie populous industrial suburbs.
and 12 5Ã‚° 45'- 1 35Ã‚° E.), including the island-belt which surrounds the sea on the north, east and south; and is divided for administrative purposes into nine districts (afdeelingen): 1) Amboyna, the island of that name; (2) Saparua, with Oma and Nusa Laut; (3) Kajeli (Eastern Buru); (4) Masareti (Western Buru); (5) Kairatu (Western Ceram); (6) Wahai (the northern part of Mid-Ceram); (7) Amahai (the southern part of Mid-Ceram); (8) the Banda Isles, with East Ceram, Ceram Laut and Gorom; (9) the islands of Aru, Kei, Timor Laut or Tenimber, and the south-western islands.
Within this gall the stock-mother lives and surrounds herself with numerous parthenogenetically produced eggs - sometimes as many as two hundred in a single gall; these eggs give birth after six or eight days to a numerous progeny (gallicola), some of which form new galls and multiply in the leaves, whilst others descend to the roots and become the root-dwelling forms already described.
On the other hand, recent Antarctic exploration makes it practically certain that a great continent surrounds the south pole with a total area considerably more than Sir John Murray's estimate in 1894, when he assigned to it an area of 9,000,000 sq.
The body-wall, cuticulized outside, is formed by a single layer of illdefined cells, and surrounds the simple body cavity (archicoele), traversed by simple or branched muscular fibres ("mesenchyme") (fig.
The environs are laid out in pretty and shady gardens and promenades, the finest being in the park which surrounds the chÃ¢teau of Prince Clary-Aldringen, built in 1751.
That mystery which surrounds the word in the natural world shrouds only too completely its spiritual import.
These doors and their surrounds are usually made of painted softwood just planted onto the building 's faÃ§ade.
Some of the reasons for unpopularity are obvious, such as the arrogance and the stench of corruption that surrounds Berlusconi.
However the three mosaics in trefoil headed surrounds on the north wall behind the font are from Christ Church.
The prostate is a small gland that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra in men.
Small children are even afraid to approach the thick, glass enclosure that surrounds the formidable lion.
Some controversy surrounds the use of cow-based products versus the use of soy products.
Unless you live in a large, metropolitan area, you may have already discovered the problem that surrounds purchasing clothing for premature babies, especially preemie dresses.
However, if you do give your child a traditional African name, be sure and educate her about the meaning and rich heritage that surrounds it.
Interest.com: Everything you ever wanted to know about interest rates surrounds a calculator for figuring out the exact numbers.
In many areas of the world, controversy surrounds the issue of dating during divorce.
Mix and match the textures within a room, use wooden floors with faux stone walls, or include a slate fireplace hearth with Venetian plastered surrounds.
Stone is versatile enough to also be used outdoors for courtyards, patios, porches, pool surrounds, driveways, and walkways.
The trick is to find something that surrounds you with a pleasant aroma, one that leaves your skin smelling just as you like it without any adverse side effects (like headaches or nausea).
Despite the confusion that surrounds GIMP's user interface, it's easy to learn how the tools and features function.
A guide to buying a digital camera will help you to sort through the terminology that surrounds modern digital photography equipment.
While the ultimate nightmare that surrounds an incidence of teenage drunk driving is the death of a young person, teens who drink and drive face many other serious issues as well.
The outside consists of a thick, fibrous husk that surrounds a nut with a brittle hairy shell.
Consider candles with sturdy hurricane surrounds or tiki torches.
Sex surrounds us in our daily lives, but we very rarely discuss the possibility of sexual addiction.
The plans that are made will be influenced by the level of chaos that surrounds the alcoholic or addict's life.
It seems that controversy surrounds Peniche quite a lot these days.
The "selfs" are really distinct, since the outer portion of the corolla is of the ordinary texture, though a ring of powdery matter surrounds the eye.
This is the base price, and may not include wall surrounds, accessories, delivery fees, or installation.
These tubs are not designed to support the weight of an average adult and the weight of the water in the tub simply by the thin lip that surrounds the top of the tub.
Tub surrounds are often in need of replacing because they are susceptible to water damage.
Tub surrounds come in three or five piece kits.
For shower surrounds, there are remodel plates available to cover the opening, but this can still be a daunting project for a beginner.
Shower surrounds, tile, even stone slab walls, so why is tile the right choice?
While a shower surround is certainly easy to install, most surrounds are available in only a pre-set number of sizes.
On ground pool decks - Deck frame is built on the ground and surrounds the pool.
Additionally, they also help by warming the artificial light that surrounds so many of our offices.
When used in conjunction with the wraparound feature, they provide an extra layer of UV protection to the skin which surrounds the eye.
As the ships hits the planet's horizon, a mysterious glow (in effect, a halo) surrounds the planets and then engulfs the ship.
They provide the same soft glow, but the hurricane, or chimney, that surrounds the flame keeps the wind from blowing it out or spilling wax all over the place.
The glass that surrounds the flame protects it from the wind so it won't blow out.
A big part of the Verizon Wireless branding surrounds the V CAST family of multimedia services.
Pericardium-The thin, sac-like membrane that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great vessels.
If the cancer cells have invaded the brain, then chemotherapeutic drugs may be put into the fluid that surrounds the brain through a needle in the brain or back.
Cephalohematoma-A benign swelling of the scalp in a newborn due to an effusion of blood beneath the connective tissue that surrounds the skull, often resulting from birth trauma.
Krabbe disease: an inherited disorder characterized by a deficiency of the enzyme galactosylcereamidase, resulting in destruction of myelin, the fatty material that surrounds and insulates many of the nerves.
Pericarditis-Inflammation of the pericardium, the sac that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels.
Stage Two: Buds appear, breast and nipple are raised, fat tissue begins to form and the areola (dark area of skin that surrounds the nipple) enlarges.
Prepuce-A fold of skin, such as the foreskin of the penis or the skin that surrounds the clitoris.
Dialysis fluid is injected into the peritoneal cavity and wastes are filtered through the peritoneum, the thin membrane that surrounds the abdominal organs.
If the cancer cells have invaded the central nervous system (CNS), chemotherapeutic drugs may be put into the fluid that surrounds the brain through a needle in the brain or back.
A sample of the amniotic fluid, which surrounds a fetus in the womb, is collected through a pregnant woman's abdomen using a needle and syringe.
An example is the tissue that surrounds and supports the actually functional lung tissue.
Sphincter-A circular band of muscle that surrounds and encloses an opening to the body or to one of its hollow organs.
A strong wind can lower skin temperature considerably by dispersing the thin protective layer of warm air that surrounds the body.
Some smaller groups of traditional Mexican farmers still perform these dances in hopes of an abundant harvest or to celebrate the nature that surrounds them.
Consider all surrounding land forms and any manmade structures since these determine the kind of chi that surrounds and enters your home.
This Chinese creature draws blessings and surrounds your home and all who live there, in a protective energy.
It surrounds you in nature and within your own being.
In addition, alcohol takes longer to clear from amniotic fluid (the fluid that surrounds the baby), so the baby may feel the effects longer than you do.
This historic, boutique hotel provides their guests with old world charm and service and surrounds them with world class restaurants, shopping and theatre.
Considering the amount of controversy that surrounds this new star, there are not that many Megan Fox bikini pictures to be found.
Controversy surrounds the amount of vitamin C needed for optimum health and whether vitamin C overdose is possible.
Despite the seemingly glowing feats of resveratrol as demonstrated by Dr. Sinclair, quite a bit of controversy now surrounds the efficacy of this wondrous product.
Your needs as a consumer do not necessarily match the needs of any other consumer, so beware of the hype that surrounds air purifier models.
The heat generated by the flame on the wick begins to melt the wax that surrounds the wick, turning it to liquid.
Eternity Bands: An eternity ring is a complete circle of diamonds that surrounds the finger and makes a luxurious and beautiful anniversary ring.
Wraps and Guards: More intricate bridal sets often combine the engagement ring with a diamond ring wrap or guard that surrounds it and completes the set.
Parents often find themselves experiencing periods of self-blame simply because the biggest issue that surrounds autism is the unknown.
Another problem surrounds a family's ability to purchase uniforms.
Okay, not just like Hannah, but certainly like all the hype that surrounds Miley Cyrus and her alter ego and it is definitely just as, if not more, popular.
A great deal of controversy surrounds most chupacabra pictures.
Cast members dress in period costume and are a great resource of both official information on the house and the unofficial lore that surrounds the house and its many rooms.
A great example of this is the anticipation that precedes the release of a highly anticipated book, such as Harry Potter, or the great hubbub that surrounds the opening of a buzzed-about film, such as The Dark Knight.
Visitors can tour the inner workings of the dam, see a film about how the dam was constructed, and enjoy the beautiful Nevada scenery that surrounds the dam.
It's possible to purchase an exact replica Graham watch if the real thing is unattainable, but beware of the ethical controversy that surrounds the purchase of watch reproductions.
A metallic case with a brushed finish surrounds a blue-black dial with large white numbers and hands.
Surprisingly, a fair amount of contention surrounds the issue of who invented the first wooden alarm clock radios.
Daniel Roth Papillon Chronographe: An 18 karat rose gold case surrounds an arresting and unusual anthracite dial.
Instead, it gets its name from the "steam pocket" that surrounds the mop's head.
Structure: Carbs help form important structures such as part of the mucus that surrounds and protects our internal organs.
Although the tissue inside the breast is shrinking, the skin that surrounds it is not.
Quite literally, you can expect the bra to be a piece of string, in this case, black string, that surrounds the breast.
More importantly, when you buy designer you are not only purchasing a product, but also the image that surrounds that product.
Compression bras press your breasts against your body, or chest wall, while encapsulation surrounds and supports each breast individually.
No matter what controversy surrounds the votes, it's clear that Natalie was the winner of Survivor Samoa.
Some mystery surrounds Lt Uhura's missing first name.
Second Life: A virtual world surrounds you like you live in the real world.
Hiking the canyon and enjoying the stunning landscape that surrounds it makes all of the effort worthwhile.
The world of many things surrounds us; our notions, by which we manage correctly or incorrectly to describe it, are also ready made.
On the upper face of the hydranth the crown of tentacles (t) surrounds the peristome, from which rises the conical hypostome, bearing the mouth at its extremity.
In the stems of many water-plants various stages of reduction of the vascular system, especially of the xylem, are met with, and very often this reduction leads to the formation of a compact stele in which the individuality of the separate Reduced bundles may be suppressed, so that a closed cylinder lmpbost~h1c of xylem surrounds a pith.
It must receive a large constituent of what ultimately becomes its food from the air which surrounds it, and it must also take in from the same source the oxygen of its respiratory processes.
In Spirogyra the pyrenoids are distinctly connected by cytoplasmic strands to the central mass of cytoplasm, which surrounds the nucleus, and according to some observers, they increase exclusively by division, followed by a splitting of the cytoplasmic strands.
Cell Membrane.The membrane which surrounds the protoplasts in the majority of plants is typically composed of cellulose, together with a number of other substances which are known as pectic compounds.
A depression surrounds the little-known south polar region in a continuous ring and extends northwards in three vast hollows lying between the arms of the elevated area.
A similar zone surrounds the permanent snow on lofty mountains in all latitudes.
Another cartilage or ossification, the posterior sclerotic ring, occurs within the walls of the posterior portion of the cup, and surrounds, especially in the Pici and in the Passeres, the entrance of the optic nerve.
The young involucre surrounds the female flower and the stalk supporting the spike of male flowers, and when ripe has the appearance of bluish-white porcelain.
A rise in culture often results in an increase in the number of spiritual beings with whom man surrounds himself.
The connective tissue of the integument and basement membrane imperceptibly merges into that which surrounds the muscular bundles as they are united into denser and definite layers, and this is especially marked in those forms (Akrostomum) where the density of the muscular body-wall has considerably diminished, and the connective tissue has thus become much more prominent.
But this only explains a portion of the mystery that surrounds him, and which will make the study of his career the most fascinating to the military student of all times.
The shore terrace descends by a steep cliff to the sea, forming the "rise" of a submarine "tread" in the form of a reef which surrounds the island.
The Palazzo della Ragione, with its great hall on the upper floor, is reputed to have the largest roof unsupported by columns in Europe; the hall is nearly rectangular, its length 2672 ft., its breadth 89 ft., and its height 78 ft.; the walls are covered with symbolical paintings in fresco; the building stands upon arches, and the upper storey is surrounded by an open loggia, not unlike that which surrounds the basilica of Vicenza; the Palazzo was begun in 1172 and finished in 1219; in 1306 Fra Giovanni, an Augustinian friar, covered the whole with one roof; originally there were three roofs, spanning the three chambers into which the hall was at first divided; the internal partition walls remained till the fire of 1420, when the Venetian architects who undertook the restoration removed them, throwing all three compartments into one and forming the present great hall.
The philanthropist too often surrounds mankind with the remembrance of his own castoff griefs as an atmosphere, and calls it sympathy.
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