How to use Tallest in a sentence
The tallest pines are over 200 ft.
The tallest statures are on the plains in both Americas.
De Quatrefages, in a table giving the stature of different races of men,' puts the natives of Samoa and Tonga as the tallest people in the world.
The Arundo Donax, the tallest of European grasses, is largely grown for vine-stakes.
In a favourable soil and open situation it becomes the tallest and one of the stateliest of European trees, rising sometimes to a height of from 150 to 170 ft., the trunk attaining a diameter of from 5 to 6 ft.Advertisement
The mammoth redwood tree of California,Sequoia (Wellingtonia) gigantea, which represents the tallest Gymnosperm, is a good example of the regular tapering main stem and narrow pyramidal form.
The western slope of the Sierra Nevada hears fine forests similar to those of the Cascade Range and of the Coast Range, but of more open growth, and with the redwood exchanged for groves of big trees (Sequoia gigantea) of which the tallest examples reach 325 ft.
The white fir, or Norway spruce (Abies excelsa), is exported fro Russia, Sweden and Norway, where it grows in enormous quantit It is the tallest and straightest of European firs, growing with a slender trunk to a height of from 80 to 100 ft.
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Such a border will take in about four lines of plants, the tallest being placed in groups at the back and in the centre, and the others graduated in height down to the front.Advertisement
They form a consecutive series from rude unhewn stones to highly finished obelisks, of which the tallest still erect is 60 ft.
Professor Sargent refers to it as the tallest American tree, which probably occasionally reaches 400 ft.
Standing 130 feet from base to peak, the hill is the tallest man-made mound in Europe.
Prayer flags fluttering on the tallest mountain passes, innumerable monasteries and temples with frequent processions of devout pilgrims.
The most distinguishable of the circles consists of three upright red sandstone pillars, the tallest of which is just over 18 feet high.Advertisement
Tom Sewell asks Britain's tallest man to draw the raffle Click on image to enlarge.
Then there's the Cathedral itself, a towering gothic beauty boasting the tallest spire in France.
Built in 1814, this mill is the tallest working smock windmill in England.
Electric pylons for carrying cables across navigable rivers are among the tallest structures in the country.
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On the tallest of these had stood, perhaps for five centuries, a building made of heavy slabs of granite.
Then there 's the Cathedral itself, a towering gothic beauty boasting the tallest spire in France.
From the tallest tower, they unfurled a banner which read " Property Act - Housing for local people ".
At Thornton, visit 18th century Marsh Mill and take a tour to the top of Europe 's tallest working windmill.
A line of people arranged from shortest to tallest makes for a bland and unoriginal shot.Advertisement
Choose the tallest family member and place this person at a 45-degree angle to the camera.
Take the next tallest subjects and arrange them to the left and right of the center subject, facing them towards the subject and standing slightly forward, so the line forms a "C" shape.
Seat the next tallest with her legs to the other side, and repeat until the pose is complete.
The group with the tallest subjects forms a circle placed at the center of the shooting area.
Then, the group, which contains the next tallest subjects, is placed to the left and right of the center subjects.
For example, if you are shooting a family, consider placing the matriarch in the middle at a 45-degree angle to the camera, then positioning the tallest family member behind her.
The tallest height given on a chart is for a skier who is 6'4" or 193 centimeters.
In most cases he is the tallest member of the regular casts for these shows.
The cast of the Baywatch series and resulting movies included many Hollywood beauties and hunks, but once again Hasselhoff was the tallest amongst them.
When it comes to the tallest and shortest celebrities, you may find that films and photographs can be deceiving.
Queen Mary 2, or QM2, the longest, widest, tallest, biggest, and most expensive ship ever built (at least to date) is a formal ship.
Oasis of the Seas also holds the international titles for the world's widest and tallest cruise ship.
According to their breed standards, the tallest breeds are the Irish Wolfhound and the Scottish Deerhound.
The miniature version is usually between 14 to 17 inches tall at the withers, or the tallest part of the shoulder.
When discussing which dog breed is the largest of all, "largest" could mean heaviest, tallest or longest.
Record holders come and go, but according to Guinness World Records, the tallest dog in the world as of 2009 was a Great Dane named Gibson.
Gibson and Giant George aside, Great Danes are not typically the tallest dogs in the world, at least not on average.
Another way to measure the size of a dog is by weight, and there is some crossover between breeds that may be considered the tallest or heaviest.
Iris Neglecta - One of the tallest growing species, having given rise to numerous garden varieties.
Phyllostachys Heterocycla Mitis - This is the tallest, and in that respect the noblest, of all the Bamboos capable of being cultivated in this country.
One of the most popular areas is the water park, which includes more than 20 unique slides, one of which is said to be the tallest waterslide in the United States.
Son of Beast is one of the longest, tallest, and fastest wooden roller coasters in the world, and when it first opened it included the only vertical loop on any wooden coaster in the world.
While it is not the fastest, tallest, or most sophisticated ride at Cedar Point, Disaster Transport is well worth a ride for any roller coaster fan.
Many of the world's tallest roller coasters today are launched coasters.
Kingda Ka is also one of the world's tallest roller coasters at more than 420 feet tall, and its vertical tower allows trains to use up their excess speed in an exhilarating way.
Blizzard Beach is home to Summit Plummet, one of the tallest water slides in the United States.
Building on the heritage of its namesake parent, this new coaster was the tallest and fastest wooden coaster in the world when it debuted, and its 7,032 foot length was second only to the Beast.
When it opened on May 21, 2005, Kingda Ka was the tallest, fastest roller coaster in the world, records that would not be beaten for years.
The Bolliger and Mabillard (B&M) ride is the tallest, fastest and longest coaster in the Southeast.
When Kratos arrives he finds the city close to total destruction, and there, in the middle of all the carnage, is Aries towering higher than the tallest buildings, ravaging what is left of the people.
At a full seven feet in height, Sagat is one of, if not the tallest Street Fighter character.
Other stemware racks suspended from the ceiling overhead that stash wine glasses out of the way from all but the NBA's tallest stringbeans.
Upon its completion, the Golden Gate Bridge had the tallest towers and the longest span in existence.
Women have to wear something beneath their tallest boots, and while many tend to opt for skinny jeans, leggings or opaque tights, those who don't may choose a pair of long socks to keep their legs covered.
The illusion of height is maintained by placing the tallest dancers in the middle of the kick line and the shortest dancers on the ends.
You can also have children design structures out of candy hearts to see who can make the tallest structure.
Who can build the fattest snowman, or the tallest?
How do they shift from the tallest heel height to the lowest and back again?
While you may not use the high heel stretcher only when it comes to stretching out your tallest pumps, boots, or other styles of shoes, you can get one specifically meant for high heels here.
In addition, night tour busses generally take visitors to every major spot in the city, including the Stratosphere, which is Las Vegas' tallest building.
Roller coasters in France may not be the tallest or fastest in the world, but they offer an exciting range of styles and configurations sure to speed of the heart rate of any roller coaster enthusiast.
The Big Island's tallest waterfall, Hiilawe Falls flows from 1,300 feet.
An extra long 72-inches by 24-inches wide, the Northern Lights Mat will accommodate even the tallest yoga practitioner, and its 5 mm thickness will effectively absorb and minimize impact to the joints.
Having obtained their confidence, he sent a messenger to Tarquinius to inquire the next step. His father made no reply to the messenger, but walked up and down his garden, striking off the heads of the tallest poppies.
A head taller than her tallest warrior, Xander was thick yet agile, his bulging physique covered in skin the same shade of bronze as hers.
Why not inject a bit of fun where the child with the tallest beanstalk wins a prize?
In 1833 the 263 feet high Clapham chimney was built, at the time was the tallest chimney on Tyneside.
Tall tussock grassland provides the tallest vegetation cover on the island, there being no trees or tall shrubs.
Toshiba has provided the world's fastest elevators in the world's tallest building, the Taipei Financial Center.
Grand buildings of the colonial period surround Merdeka (Independence) Square, which boasts the tallest flagpole in the world.
The tallest blue flowered plants should be planted in the middle then using some of the white flowered plants should be planted in the middle then using some of the white flowered plants plant three sides.
Here you will see the tallest lighthouse on the Adriatic.
Tallest of all at 67 feet is the great maypole freshly crowned for every Faire.
Here stands the Hassan II Mosque, the world's largest mosque with one of the world's tallest minarets.
The coast redwoods are the tallest living species on Earth.
Want to see the view from the top of Mount Snowdon, the City of London's tallest skyscraper or Warwick Castle?
You can have a competition to see who can grow the tallest sunflower.
After lunch we head uphill through heavy undergrowth until we reach the tallest single tower on this section of the Wall.
At Thornton, visit 18th century Marsh Mill and take a tour to the top of Europe's tallest working windmill.
Tom Sewell asks Britain 's tallest man to draw the raffle Click on image to enlarge.
She is the longest, broadest, and tallest passenger vessel ever launched, with an unprecedented gross tonnage of 150,000 tons.
The Bases are usually the tallest and strongest members of the team, and need to have absolute focus and confidence.
The Daily Planet façade is really the Marine Building in Vancouver, an art deco jewel that was once the tallest building in Canada.
The tallest buildings were not as tall as they are today, and the fastest cars or trains were nowhere near as fast as people now travel.
The tallest looked a great deal like Andre, the deceased Immortal she.d met a short time before he was killed.
In regard to physical features they present at the present time very many varieties both of stature and of pigmentation, though on the whole they are probably the tallest and fairest of European peoples.