When it exists it is always slender, and tapers to a point anteriorly.
st.) is directed downwards and tapers out into a thin, partly cartilaginous, strand, which originally extended to the inner corner of the articular portion of the mandible, but on its long way comes to grief, being squeezed in between the pterygoid and quadrate.
In them the vomer, however variable, always tapers to a point anteriorly, while behind it includes the basisphenoidal rostrum between the palatals; but neither these nor the pterygoids are borne by its posterior divergent ends.
Nine feet in diameter at the base, it tapers to eight feet at the top. The catacombs, a short distance S.W.
In 1837 we read of how an elect one of the Thonraki sect in Russian Armenia addressed his followers thus: "Lo, I am the cross: on my two hands light tapers, and give me adoration.
The first larva is broad in front and tapers behind to a " tail " provided with two divergent processes, so that it resembles a small crustacean.
The clergy were bidden to exhort their hearers to the " works of charity, mercy and faith, specially prescribed and commanded in Scripture, and not to repose their trust or affiance in any other works devised by men's phantasies beside Scripture; as in wandering to pilgrimages, offering of money, candles or tapers to images or relics, or kissing or licking the same, saying over a number of beads, not understood or minded on, or in such-like superstition."
The most simple case is that in which the trapezette tapers out in such a way that the curve forming its top has very close contact, at its extremities, with the base; in other words, the differential coefficients u', u", u"',.
It is headed by a thurifer carrying a smoking thurible; then comes the sub-deacon carrying the cross between two acolytes with lighted tapers; the clergy next in order, the celebrant corning last with the deacon on his left, all carrying branches and singing antiphonally, so long as the procession lasts, the account of the entry into Jerusalem, ending with "Benedictus qui vent in nomine Domini: Hosanna in excelsis."
The length of India from north to south, and its greatest breadth from east to west, are both about 1900 m.; but the triangle tapers with a pear-shaped curve to a point at Cape Comorin, its southern extremity.
Length from northern extremity to Cape Negrais, about 400 m.; greatest breadth in the northern part, 90 m., gradually diminishing towards the south, as it is hemmed in by the Arakan Yoma mountains, until, in the extreme south, it tapers away to a narrow strip not more than 15 m.
It is the central nervous system, and contains within itself the elements of the brain and spinal marrow of higher forms. The neurochord tapers towards its posterior end, where it is coextensive with the notochord, but ends abruptly in front, some distance behind the tip of the snout.
The Bruckner cylinder resembles the Elliot and Russell black ash furnace; its cylinder tapers slightly towards each end, and is generally 18 ft.
" We see," he wrote, " a rite peculiar to the pagans introduced into the churches on pretext of religion, and, while the sun is still shining, a mass of wax tapers lighted..
At the consecration of a church twelve lights are placed round the walls at the twelve spots where these are anointed by the bishop with holy oil, of a and on every anniversary these are relighted; at the dedication of an altar tapers are lighted and censed at each place where the table is anointed (Pontificate Rom.
At every liturgical service, and especially at Mass and at choir services, there must be at least At two lighted tapers on the altar, 2 as symbols of the presence of God and tributes of adoration.
The same symbolism is intended by the lighted tapers which must accompany the Host whenever it is carried in procession, or to the sick and dying.
They differ from liturgical lights in that, whereas these must be tapers of pure beeswax or lamps fed with pure olive oil (except by special dispensation under certain circumstances), those used merely to add splendour to the celebration may be of any material; the only exception being, that in the decoration of the altar gas-lights are forbidden.
This quenching of the light of the world is symbolized at the service of Tenebrae in Holy Week by the placing on a stand before the altar of thirteen lighted tapers arranged pyramidally, the rest of the church being in darkness.
Lighted tapers are also placed in the hands of the newly-baptized, or of their god-parents, with the admonition " to preserve their baptism inviolate, so that they may go to meet the Lord when he comes to the wedding."
The use of " wax lights and tapers " formed one of the indictments brought by P. Smart, a Puritan prebendary of Durham, against Dr Burgoyne, Cosin and others for setting up " superstitious ceremonies " in the cathedral " contrary to the Act of Uniformity."
3 In the 18th century, moreover, it was still customary in England to accompany a funeral with lighted tapers.
The head, especially in the larger species, is small, compared with the rest of the body, and tapers forward to the muzzle.
in length, and is thickest near the centre, where the back fin rises to a height of 9 or io in., and whence the body tapers towards both extremities.
Southwards it tapers to 1 20 m.
(1760) the body was received at the door of the Abbey by the dean and prebendaries in their copes, attended by the choir, all carrying lighted tapers, who preceded it up the church, singing.
Tapers suggestion in Coningsby that the Conservatives should go to the country with the cry, Our young queen and our old institutions, expressed, in an epigram, a prevalent idea.
The shaft gradually tapers below and is firmly welded to the radius.
This is indicated by the way the swollen abdomen tapers down to a distinct point.
When extended the body tapers markedly toward the front end consistent with the mainly subterranean habits of these animals.
swollen abdomen tapers down to a distinct point.
The hollows would be filled with oil, and lighted tapers would float in them.
We have successfully developed a novel method of obtaining long (slowly varying) tapers in channel waveguides using this technology.
waxen tapers flung their light on a mirror, set in richly chased silver.
Funeral processions, accompanied with singing and the carrying of lighted tapers, were very early customary (see Lights, Ceremonial Use oF), and akin to these, also very early, were the processions connected with the translation of the relics of martyrs from their original burying place to the church where they were to be enshrined (see e.g.
Tapers seem to have been carried, not only at royal funerals, until well into the 18th century (see Lights, Ceremonial).
A wood fire burned upon the hearth, and two waxen tapers flung their light on a mirror, set in richly chased silver.
Tail - Wide at the base, the tail tapers to the tip.
The unity candle is typically a pillar style of candle, and the accompanying candles used to light it, tapers.
Make the centerpiece a trio, using different lengths of tapers.
The medium length tail, known as an otter tail, is wide at the base and tapers at the end.
At $22.29, this Poplin shirt tapers down into a V-shaped bottom hem.
Hamilton Fit: With the Hamilton fit, the jeans sit at the wearer's natural waist, is "easy" through the leg, and tapers down to a straight leg opening.
Baggy jeans are still preferred by some elements of the rap, rock, and skater culture, while recently the men's "skinny" jean, which tapers down the leg, has seen a resurgence in popularity.
Wear your boots beneath the pant legs if your jumpsuit features boot cut legs; when wearing a stretch denim jumpsuit that tapers down to skinny legs, you can wear your boots on the outside of the pant legs.
Even the most shaped hoodie, which tapers at the waist, is going to be fairly loose and stretchy, so you can feel confident shopping online, rather than needing to try on in a store.
Women’s bike shorts in plus sizes, in general, are designed with a cut that tapers at the waist, have a longer front in-seam, and come in shorter lengths than men’s bike shorts.
This look is beautifully sport-inspired with an elegant frame that gently tapers off behind the ears.
Strike: Strike could be called "cobra" for its daring frame--the design tapers from a framed style into a delicate "frameless" style.
Not only is the frame a shiny gold, but it also tapers gently into a tortoise finish.
Essential: This look is the classic Silhouette style that begins with a gentle hinge, flows into a substantial arm, and then tapers off gently to a delicate finish.
In the majority of cases, frequent coughing lasts one to two weeks and tapers off as the irritant or infection subsides.
Hooking around the shoulders, the fabric around the breast bone tapers down to meet the bottom of the swimsuit in a kind of Indian sari-meets-water look.
The bottom of the suit is colored in a rich, jewel-tone purple that gradually tapers into violet, pink, sherbet orange and, finally, sunny yellow.
Votive, tea light, and pillar candles are the most popular for gift sets, while adding tapers, tins, or jars can be unusual and distinctive.
If you want to make cool old-fashioned tapers where two candles are joined at the wick, use a bulldog clip to hold the center part of the wick and allow the two ends to run down opposite sides of the clip.
You'll want to wait briefly between dips, and you can even hang your tapers between dips if you're making several candles at once.
Candles that are used in chandeliers range from votive to tea lights to tapers.
From tapers to pillars, you will find a large listing of candles to creatively decorate the rooms in your home.
Dipped tapers were the most commonly found candles in colonial households.
Windows were lined with glowing tapers, Christmas trees were lit with smaller candles, and of course religious ceremonies and seasonal celebrations featured many candles.
There, you can learn the basics of candle making and even take a turn at dipping your own tallow wax tapers.
These wicks will work for simple candles, including tapers, votive candles, and even tea lights.
While the types of candles can vary from tapers to pillars, most centerpieces have just a single candle surrounded by decorative accents, often on a bed of seasonal greenery such as pine boughs or holly leaves.
Unlike container candles, tapers require some specific supplies.
Beeswax is too soft for dipped or molded tapers.
Jar candles work well for a rustic wedding theme, while tapers are elegant options for a formal, sophisticated affair.
Dripless tapers are a good example of the wick taking care of the excess wax, since there is little room for the melted wax to pool.
While diameters and heights can vary for decorative rings, most are designed to fit pillar candles, though rings for tapers, jars, and votive candles are also available.
The music rises in tone majestically, but tapers down again, only to end on a powerfully resonant note.
To create a more architectural look, add a single large candle to the center of the arrangement or arrange tapers in the greenery.
The latter provides all of the minimizing you'd expect from the Spanx name, but that then tapers down into a hi-rise thong.
The lace portion of the teddy is confined to the shoulders and arms, but it then tapers down gently to a deep, plunging V-neck.
The top portion of the gown sports an intricate pattern of lace that tapers into a deep V neckline, but it is one that is lined in silk mesh.
Ten segments are recognizable in the abdomen, which is elongated and tapers at the hinder end.
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