How to use Tear in a sentence
A tear slipped down her cheek.
Her voice broke and a tear slid down her face.
I already knew you could tear people's heads off.
She blinked back a tear, but it escaped and slid down her cheek.
He drew back and a real tear appeared in his eye.Advertisement
Those dreams tear him up.
A tear trickled down her cheek.
She had been left for the men to brutalize, to tear apart from the inside out!
How could this wonderful thing tear us apart this way?
He wiped the tear away with a thumb and then opened the glove compartment.Advertisement
The trail left by the falling vehicle reappeared, a tear in the earth, and a piece of unrecognizable metal.
He cupped her face and wiped a tear with his thumb.
And looking at those drawings I dreamed I felt that I was doing wrong, but could not tear myself away from them.
A tear escaped one eye and coursed down his cheek unchecked.
If there was a tear in her eye, she covered it well.Advertisement
She couldn't tear her gaze from his.
Dusty waited for Bianca to defend him, so he could tear into someone, anyone.
He thought he saw Cynthia blink back a tear.
Simply tear out your favorite looks and keep them in a folder for your next trip shopping for teen clothing.
After several washings, the fabric fibers do not suffer from wear and tear.Advertisement
An inexpensive vinyl raincoat may tear easily, and it may not last through more than one season.
Adding to its scenic wonder is the fact that it rises at Lake Tear of the Clouds and allows cruisers incredible views of the slopes of Mount Marcy in the Adirondack Mountains.
Dogs can also easily tear apart tennis balls and rawhide unattended.
That's because you want a jacket that will withstand regular wear and tear, is well constructed and thoughtfully designed.
The mattress pad fits over the topper to protect the mattress and/or topper from moisture, dirt, and stains as well as excessive wear and tear.Advertisement
For starters, you get a non-abrasive, non-inducing moisture bag that is tear resistant.
If you've done any print work and have tear sheets from modeling jobs, include those in the portfolio as well.
Tear off large pieces of aluminum foil for each vegetable group.
If they should endure every day wear and tear, such as scratches, they can be refinished and returned to their original luster.
Rental may include delivery to the reception site, dipping skewers, table presentation, set-up and tear down from a professional attendant, and the chocolate itself.
While it may be tempting to haul a few personal or borrowed tables and chairs to the beach reception yourself, remember that the sand, water and wind can cause quite a bit of wear and tear on your tables.
That very important tag that only the customer can tear off contains that information.
Lightweight comforters can also mimic the effect of down, but be aware of the construction; a thinner model may pill or tear with repeated washes.
Not only are drop-dead gorgeous children's duds good looking, but they're also made of high quality material that can withstand excessive wear and tear.
Distressing refers to the amount of wear and tear the denim undergoes.
A pet deposit is different from the previous types of fees because it is meant to defray the cost of any wear and tear your pet may leave behind.
He also has a tendency to completely tear up the house if we don't put him in his crate when we leave.
Next, tear off another piece of cotton and drench it with hydrogen peroxide.
Lastly, tear off another clean piece of cotton and dry the inside of the ear off.
Use your finger to gently push the round ball into a tear drop shape.
However, if you are not careful, you can tear the taproot, which simply causes regeneration of the weed.
By taking the lesson at home, you'll not only save time and gas money, but you'll also save wear and tear on your car.
They have less wear and tear than used guitars and are already set up and ready to play from the factory.
Carpet needs to be replaced every eight to 10 years, depending on the wear and tear.
This professional glazing adds sheen and endurance to your cabinet's finish and is a perfect choice for bathroom wear and tear.
If you don't follow the proper procedures, you could be forced to tear down you deck if it doesn't pass inspection, so make sure that you aware of local and state codes and follow them.
Vinyl tile flooring can tear too, particularly in well traveled areas.
The tear or hole is cut into a tidy square (larger than the original hole), and plywood is inserted.
For example, everyday wear and tear may be excluded.
Other factors must be considered when designing the ring, such as the fragility of each particular jewel and if the setting needs to protect the piece from chips and wear and tear.
This means that although the earrings are hollow they will be able to withstand the daily knocks that comes with normal wear and tear.
Wear and tear - it is important to keep checking that the ring setting does not become worn or damaged.
You'll find many marquis and tear drop cuts.
The metal is the hardest one available for jewelry, so it can hold up to a lot of daily wear and tear.
Opals can easily get scratched from daily wear and tear.
The signature "tear" shape is sometimes the only representation of the piece, although a few pieces have a cross or heart within the tear shape.
It will last longer and be less likely to show wear and tear.
First, tear off a corner of the ketchup pouch, large enough for the straw to fit in.
Be gentle because a contact lens can tear easily.
Tira sports a hoop complete with sharp blades that will tear you up if you're not paying attention.
Traditionally, boys love to stuff things in their pockets, so why not give them trousers with serious pockets that they can fill to their hearts' delight without any worry that the pockets will tear?
They save wear and tear on your upholstery.
Pulling and trying to get it free could lead him to pull off the toe nail or just tear the carpet.
This will ensure the most comfortable fit, and your pup will be more likely to wear his new clothes without trying to tear them off.
The Great American Country Songbook - 50 country classics are included in this book, from the Boot-Scootin' Boogie to There's a Tear in My Beer.
Before you begin work or even the purchase of the door, it's important to investigate what is behind the wall you plan to tear down.
This laminate is made to withstand a lot of foot traffic and wear and tear.
Any bracelet is subject to relatively hard wear and tear.
This pattern shows more skin than the classic fishnet styles, but is more fragile and can tear easily if you are not careful.
The reinforcement is made from thicker layers of tougher fabric, such as cotton, that absorb the extra wear and tear that comes naturally through bending, stretching and walking.
Inspect the sweater for any visible signs of wear and tear (poor quality sweaters will likely already have some snags).
If you are shopping at thrift stores, look the item over thoroughly for stains or signs of excessive wear and tear.
This can cause dry eyes by evaporating the water from the contact lens and absorbing from the natural tear film of your eyes.
This not only gives you fresh lenses but gives you an affordable option if you lose or tear a lens.
They are extremely durable and, unlike soft contacts, are less likely to rip or tear.
Advantages of rigid gas permeable lenses include the ability to allow more oxygen to the eye, clearer vision because they maintain their shape regardless of tear content and other factors that can affect the wear of a soft lens.
Soft contact lenses, on the other hand, are known for their comfort but not for giving the sharpest vision possible because they can be so dependent on the tear content of the eye.
The warranty covers defective materials or workmanship but not normal wear and tear.
This warranty will not be honored for damage that is considered "normal wear and tear".
If repairs such as fixing scratched lenses become necessary, the company considers such damage to be normal everyday wear and tear on the glasses and thus does not cover this type of damage in its warranty.
It covers against defects in workmanship and materials, but lens scratches are deemed normal wear and tear and are not covered under the warranty.
Keep in mind that the warranty does not cover normal wear and tear or breaks as a result of accidents on the wearer's part.
Pick Arcade if you just want to hop into the game and tear up some tarmac.
When the Super Nintendo was introduced to the world, it was with a tear in our eyes that we retired the first NES to the back of the closet.
Not only will old fans shed a nostalgic tear, but fresh faces will get to taste the magic this series so wonderfully conveys.
They cover the board in the same manner as the Wii Remote covers do to absorb shock and keep it clean, slowing down the wear and tear of the Balance Board.
A true antique will have some wear and tear.
When you buy anything used, you expect to find some wear and tear on the item.
When the wear and tear on a used motorcycle camper trailer is more than slight, it becomes important to consider the specific type of damage, the cost of repair and the value of the system at that point.
Instead you'll likely need to repair a rip or tear in the fabric.
Daily use can create quite a bit of evidence of wear and tear.
Naturally, there is also the issue of wear and tear.
Remember that there are few things that go through more daily wear and tear than a cell phone.
Your phone can potentially face a lot of wear, tear, and abuse over the course of its life, so you should have it suitably protected.
Many practitioners argue that it is better to cut the perineum than to let it tear.
There is also less pain associated with a tear than an episiotomy.
This stretching increases the likelihood of an aortic dissection, which is a tear or separation between the layers of tissue that make up the aorta.
This scratching leads to scarring of the cornea, eventual blockage of the tear ducts, and blindness.
Canines-The two sharp teeth located next to the front incisor teeth in mammals that are used to grip and tear.
Grade II sprains are caused by a partial tear in the ligament.
Hematoma-A localized collection of blood, often clotted, in body tissue or an organ, usually due to a break or tear in the wall of blood vessel.
Carefully open the package to insure the condom does not tear.
Other less common causes of conjunctivitis include exposureto sun lamps or the electrical arcs used during welding and problems with inadequate drainage of the tear ducts.
A vasculitic ulcer is a hole or tear that develops in the tissues around an inflamed blood vessel.
A sprain is a partial or complete tear of a ligament, a strong band of tissue that connects bones to one another and stabilizes joints.
A strain is a partial or complete tear of a muscle (tissue composed of cells that enable the body to move) or a tendon (strong connective tissue that links muscles to bones).
Artificial tear products may be ordered by the pediatrician or specialist.
Severe inflammation causes the colon to dilate or stretch, and the thin colon wall may eventually tear.
The fleshy tissue around the pierced area may weaken and tear, leading for example, to a badly disfigured earlobe.
Patients with high myopia, greater than 6.00 diopters, have an increased risk of developing a retinal tear, hole, or detachment; a posterior staphyloma; a posterior vitreous detachment; or glaucoma.
The object can tear the delicate membranes of the nose.
Add in some denim jeans, a Western style shirt, and maybe even a cowboy hat, and you'll be all set to hit that dance floor and tear it up!
You can also tack or tape them directly to the wall, however this often does not look very professional and can easily tear or damage the posters if you ever have to move them.
Police used bayonets and tear gas to break up the demonstration and to move students into their dorms.
When students refused to disperse, 116 guardsmen with loaded M-1 rifles and tear gas, formed a horizontal line and slowly started moving toward the students.
Many students ran away, but the guardsmen still fired tear gas into the crowds of students.
Men are also traditionally buried in their prayer shawl after a small tear has been placed in it to signify that it will no longer be used.
Said to resemble the tails of two fish or the shapes of two tear drops, the two halves of the inner circle are in opposite colors.
For the white teardrop (yang), the circle is black and vice versa for the black tear drop.
In fact, the black and white tear drops of the yin yang symbol are said to be representations of two koi, one male and one female.
If your hair is severely dry from environmental wear and tear or processing, the Tigi Moisture Maniac Shampoo can restore your hair's natural moisture balance while granting strands a smooth, healthy-looking appearance.
The roughneck may assist in the set up and tear down of drilling service rigs and service equipment.
I don't want to have to tear these girls away from the home they know, the friends and school they love, because I simply cannot afford the mortgage with its' interest rate continuously increasing.
Before using gift-wrap paper, test it by folding it tightly, unfolding it, and manipulating the folds to assure that it does not tear too easily.
Your care provider will use an amniohook, which looks like a crochet hook, to hook a small tear in your bag of membranes.
It's intended to prevent a larger tear from happening.
Pregnancy outfits are typically worn for a couple months, so they usually don't experience the wear and tear other outfits do.
Any small hole or tear could lead to total destruction later.
Years of lens wear could have sloughed off the part of the cornea that keeps your tear film stable.
The frames are created using C5 - a composite metal which is extremely strong, and able to stand up to temperature changes as well as other wear and tear.
Another riot was held that night in which tear gas and police force was used to break it up.
Mourners traditionally tear, or rend, a piece of their clothing upon hearing news of a loved one's death.
Many years of weather changes, insects and wear and tear can play havoc on a home.
Because they are fairly thin, they may also tear too easily.
Tissue paper can be used for snowflakes, but take care not to tear it as you unfold them.
This is always advisable as even the smallest tear in the rubber can allow sperm to travel into the cervix, causing the potential for a pregnancy to occur.
Canvas tends to fade with sun exposure, and even though it's very strong it's still possible to tear the fabric, especially when loading and unloading it from your vehicle.
Beach towels, however, are widely available at discounted prices and will withstand a little wear and tear better than wearable garments and accessories.
With the wear and tear most children put on bathing suits, it'll be time to buy new girls' swimsuits for the upcoming season.
It can also tear easily or fade quickly after a few washes.
It's generally acknowledged that swimming is one of the best forms of exercise, providing your muscles with a good workout while avoiding the joint wear and tear that other types of exercise can lead to.
These elements are crucial to how much wear and tear your bikini will experience and if you should by a few suits in the same style to always keep them looking like new.
Always hand wash rather than machine launder your swimsuit for the least amount of wear and tear.
Most children tear off a swimsuit at the end of the day and leave it on the floor.
There's no need to toss out an entire swimsuit because of one tear, for example!
To prevent inadvertent embarrassment, always look in the mirror and turn around completely after getting dressed for the pool in order to check for signs of wear and tear.
Once the ink is dry, kids simply tear the precut pattern out of the fabric sheet, stuff the pet with fiberfill and press it shut between two "shoes".
Of course, any of the dolls can be played with, but obvious wear and tear would lessen any future value they might have.
Look for fabric flaws or minute pinholes that could tear, snag or run.
The Artisan series mixer is a heavy-duty appliance that can take a good deal of wear and tear, however, proper care is still necessary to extend the life of the mixer.
These mixers are heavy-duty appliances and can take a lot of wear and tear.
The warranty is limited to defects caused during production of the device and does not cover wear and tear.
Unless the seller has owned it since it was brand new, you have no idea how much wear and tear or use it's been through.
The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear or any damages that occurred after the product had been used.
Years of wear and tear may break some of the food processor parts or wear down the bladders.
Many people don't realize how much wear and tear a microwave plate really endures.
If you own a Rival small kitchen appliance and it starts to show signs of wear and tear, don't throw it out just yet; you may be able to fix the appliance on your own using Rival replacement parts.
It does not cover normal every day wear and tear.
Peg glass candle holders usually come with a rubber gasket wrapped around the peg, that prevents wear and tear on both the glass stem and the taper holder.
New items in perfect conditions can be valued at or near the high end of the range, while older items showing signs of wear and tear would be valued lower.
The first step in persuading your son to socialize will be in helping him to tear down his insecurity.
It is true that the more a person wears a wedding ring the more wear and tear there is on the piece of jewelry.
Honesty in relationships is crucial and lies can tear couples apart.
Cheating creates tension, anxiety, and problems between partners and can tear families apart, affecting much more than just the unfaithful person.
The top surface of the ring is subject to wear and tear.
The constant wear and tear results in the ring becoming worn and thin.
Type of setting - a man's wedding band is likely to face relatively hard wear and tear.
Wear and tear - an eternity ring will be subject to daily wear and tear.
Keep in mind that 18K gold is softer and more pliable than 14K gold and will show signs of wear and tear quicker.
If you have been published, do you have the tear sheets to show potential employees?
This warranty does not cover damage from normal wear and tear.
Designed with a busy life in mind, you can tear through the airport and catch that flight, or casually tote it along with you to the beach.
Individuals who carry heavy books or office paraphernalia, or those who simply want something that will stand up to regular wear and tear, may opt to carry a heavy denim tote or satchel.
If, however, your bags tend to suffer much wear and tear, you might wish to stick with caviar (which, incidentally, looks and feels equally luscious to the touch).
This bag features a polycarbonate reinforced bottom frame, so it's extra sturdy and ready for heavy duty wear and tear, and it features a riveted "grab" handle for easy tugging.
The two handles help to distribute the weight evenly, so that one side doesn't tear from shifting too much weight to a single strap.
You can find out what condition your product is listed in and where the wear and tear shows, which will allow you to buy and spend as wisely as you choose.
Whereas fabric or plastic will tear and Velcro will eventually collect dirt and dust, a leather checkbook cover will endure and become nicely "worn in" and comfortable with age.
It protects the checkbook from wear and tear.
This type of abuse is fairly common if the checkbook is left uncovered in a handbag; before long, pages may begin to fold or tear and smudges or dirt may accumulate.
Not only are there many to choose from, but an intricate, well made and thoroughly inspected wallet is one that genuinely could last a lifetime, despite all the wear and tear it might go through.
Since beach totes can go through a lot of wear and tear, you may be wondering why you should spend extra money on a designer bag or one with a special design.
If you are searching for a backpack of the sling variety, you'll have a few different options to choose from, the first of which is the Altmont Kander Tear Drop Mono.
Is it sturdy enough to withstand the normal wear and tear of growing kids?
Along with helping to nurture creativity, getting your kids their own digital camera just may save wear and tear on your own camera.
A large bear snout appeared through the tear, and then the entire head.
This feature is useful for traveling as it means that the watch will withstand wear and tear.
For example, WeatherTech's mats have specially designed ridges and skids to keep them like new through all kinds of wear and tear, and finish that makes them easy to clean.
It also helps prevent wear and tear on your car's interior and exterior surfaces.
The company also says that wear and tear on the gas pedal is the most likely cause of the acceleration problem.
The fix is needed to ensure the airbag deploys properly through the instrument panel tear seam.
It also helps prevent wear and tear on your car's upholstery and carpeting.
It keeps game uniforms clean and lessens wear and tear.
Don't try to overdo your stretches and pull a muscle or tear something.
If your paper doesn't come out perfect you can always tear it up and start over.
To tear fabric into strips (usually one to two inches wide), cut off selvage and remove any hems.
You'll tear the strips along the grain of the fabric.
Like cardio equipment, weight machines that have moving parts will experience wear and tear over time.
Lateral Epicondylitis - commonly referred to as tennis elbow - is an injury that occurs when repetitive motion causes tendons to tear.
By bike commuting, you save the wear and tear on your car, extending its life.
Stretching a muscle too far can damage or tear the muscle tissue.
When you lift weights or perform other resistance training, muscle fibers tear from the effort.
Bonding points indicate weak spots that you want to inspect carefully for wear or tear.
Your back supports your entire body frame, which means that it takes a lot of wear and tear on a daily basis.
Whether you'd like to be inspired by a love poem, or tuck a poem inside a card or letter for a loved one, some of these French love poems will inevitably tear at your heartstrings as early as the first time that you read them.
The recipes usually have to do with a featured product and are generally available on a note pad for you to grab and tear off.
In some cases, wear and tear coverage is also available.
Many extended auto warranties contain specific (and often confusing) verbiage that says it will cover either "wear and tear" problems or "mechanical breakdown" problems with a vehicle.
The concern with these types of warranties is that if a problem arises and a person has a "wear and tear" warranty, the company will likely respond by saying that the problem is a "mechanical breakdown" problem and will not pay for it.
This can also happen in the reverse with a "mechanical breakdown" warranty with the company claiming that a vehicle's problem is really a "wear and tear" problem.
A home owner warranty is designed to protect home owners from normal wear and tear on a home and appliances.
A home owner warranty, on the other hand, repairs and replaces major systems and appliances that have broken down as a result of normal wear and tear.
Your home warranty claim may be denied if the insurer determines that you have not maintained your home appropriately, the item was not installed properly or there is an unusual pattern of wear and tear.
For example, if your earlobe receives a vicious tear requiring surgery while you're getting it pierced, you may very well have a solid court case.
If a covered appliance or home system needs repairs due to normal wear and tear, the policy will cover the cost.
Some warranties don't cover repairs from normal wear and tear.
Buy long-lasting garments that will hold up after a little wear and tear.
Of course, the more open the weave, the more likely the stockings will snag or tear that much sooner, but they should at least last one night.
Even the more expensive stockings will snag and tear before too long.
Take off any jewelry like rings or anklets that may tear gentle hose.
Straps that are too tight may make your hose tear and will be uncomfortable to wear.
This makes sense and is practical, because lace can tear very easily.
Arrange the garment properly on the hanger so the folds do not wrinkle and the fabric does not tear.
Tear away underwear -- Several varieties of rip-off cire shorts, bikinis and studded chaps shorts with g-strings are available.
Using modern detergents and throwing men's vintage underwear in the dryer will cause these fabrics to break down further, eventually causing them to thin and tear.
A modern washer will only tear the dried-out rubber apart, ruing your men's vintage underwear.
This is the most inexpensive of materials since it tends to tear, or "run," causing unsightly rips.
To make sure they don't tear, make sure your nails and cuticles are smooth or you risk ruining them before you even get to wear them!
Unlike bras, girdles, garter belts, or anything that would have elastic and be subject to a lot of wear and tear, vintage nightclothes, if they were properly cared for, tend to hold up remarkably well.
Handle these gentle garments with care as they can tear easily.
If stored hanging, the delicate straps can get stressed and even tear.
Also, an overstretched band increases wear and tear.
There will likely be some wear and tear, but nothing that can't be repaired, and then you can lounge in real style.
Bra hooks can scratch and tear the fabric.
It's small, light, inexpensive, easy to use and can withstand a good amount of wear and tear.
Joy Division were on the brink of a breakthrough American tour, the release of new single 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' and brand new album Closer when Ian Curtis decided to hang himself in his Macclesfield home.
Food was a part of EMI, run by former Tear Drop Explodes keyboardist Dave Balfe and journalist Andy Ross.
When Lambert performed Tear For Fears' Mad World, the show ended with Cowell simply giving him a standing ovation as a review.
Time the event and give the players five minutes to tear a jack-o'-lantern out of the newspaper - no scissors allowed.
Whether you think shows like A Shot at Love help to degrade women, men, or society, there's something about them that you just can't tear yourself away.
The catch is that the team has only a week to tear down an existing home and have a brand new one waiting for the family to move into.
Local construction teams donate their time, crews, and equipment to tear down the old home and build the new one.
Dull nail clippers will tear the nail and can rip off layers of nail and leave a jagged, weakened nail.
Do not tear or rip your skin, as this can cause scarring.
Another aspect of instant message smileys is the indication of other facial characteristics - for example, the comma representing the tear in the last emoticon above.
After all, if you work in an environment where you perform manual labor and are likely to get dirty on a regular basis, even the most expensive shirts are going to begin to show signs of wear and tear immediately.
That means little wear and tear and big savings.
Dance costumes, on the other hand, suffer a great deal of wear and tear, and therefore need to have different qualities.
What you get in return is your familiar helmet, minus the wear and tear of years (or less) of football games.
The outermost parts of the uniform are the parts that get the most wear and tear, and that's where used football uniforms really come in handy.
There is a one-year warranty on all decorated team uniforms (that excludes wear and tear, of course).
You'll often be wearing the uniforms five to six days per week, so you'll want enough to cover the days between doing laundry and cover for those shirts or pants you have to discard due to stains, tears, or general wear and tear over time.
All of the patches, medals, and the jacket in general are required to be kept in good condition, and if there is visible wear and tear, the FFA jacket should be replaced.
A lab coat can keep clothing clean and free from wear and tear.
The Vamp is here, and yet the only tear between realms was caused by Darian and is being pursued by the Watchers and Others, Damian said.
With the tear between worlds, he was able to use more of the power normally restricted to Hell.
He'd wanted to go back and tear apart the pieces he left.
Getting ready to tear her shirt open and throw herself down for a monster?
His fangs sank into her neck, and she jerked, feeling her skin and muscle tear.
He cupped one cheek with his roughened hand and rubbed away a tear with his thumb.
The taste of your sweet nectar before I tear you apart?
He cupped one soft cheek and rubbed away a hot tear with his thumb.
What if you do succeed in forcing Death's hand and she brings Katie back from the dead? You'd tear the fabric of the universe and invite the demons to take control. She's all that stands between us and them.
Death didn't come. Darkness fell, and Rhyn waited. He paced and stretched, imagining there would be some kind of a struggle. At long last, he forced himself to admit she wasn't coming. No one could've overlooked the blow he dealt her underworld. The trees all around them had died off with a tear forming in the earth that led in the direction of the palace.
Taran pushed himself up with a curse, determined to tear the messenger apart for the disturbance.
A tear slid down her cheek unnoticed until it dropped on Brutus.
As he stopped beside her, a tear slid down her cheek and dropped to her shirt.
A tear escaped her eye and his troubled gaze followed it down her cheek.
Her lip trembled and a tear ran down her face.
A single tear slid unchecked down his cheek, but his expression remained stoic.
She wiped an escaped tear from her cheek.
He was able to hear thoughts and manipulate minds in addition to brute strength that allowed him to tear men in two with no effort.
She had a feeling it would tear her apart and he would use that as leverage.
He wiped the first tear that escaped away.
Jessi, have you ever seen Xander tear out anyone's throat?
Want me to disable them for you or do you plan on letting them tear you apart?
She definitely couldn't eat after watching Xander tear apart human-like bodies as if they were paper.
Evidently Peter was determined to tear his son away from a life of indolent ease.
In Hughes's instrument almost perfect accuracy and certainty have been attained; and in actual practice it has proved to be decidedly superior to all previous type-printing telegraphs, not only in speed and accuracy, but in less liability to mechanical derangement from wear and tear and from accident.
The food of the camel consists chiefly of the leaves of trees, shrubs and dry hard vegetables, which it is enabled to tear down and masticate by means of its powerful front teeth.
Before the first consulship of Julius Caesar (59 B.C.), minutes of the proceedings of the senate were written and occasionally published, but unofficially; Caesar, desiring to tear away the veil of mystery which gave an unreal importance to the senate's deliberations, first ordered them to be recorded and issued authoritatively.
Orestes and Iphigeneia fled, takini with them the image; at Delphi they met Electra, the sister of Orestes, who having heard that her brother had been sacrificed by the Tauric priestess, was about to tear out the eyes of Iphigeneia.
This arrangement was adopted, not for the purpose of fraudulently selling bad material under cover of the better exterior, but in order that the outside of the roll should be composed of that which would best stand wear and tear.
Some of these maps were pasted upon walls, and must have been largely destroyed by ordinary wear and tear.
I was looking in the direction of the Europeans who are coming from beyond the seas to tear down thy purdahs and destroy thine empire."
At one isolated village the natives, who were unarmed, reported that they not unfrequently saw and heard the gorillas, which broke down the stalks of the plantains in the rear of the habitations to tear out and eat the tender heart.
For the distillation of liquids the retort is usually a cylindrical pot placed vertically; cast iron is generally employed, in which case the bottom is frequently incurved and thicker than the sides in order to take up the additional wear and tear.
Here is proof positive that Crawford does not copy Letter but gives Darnley's words as reported to him by Darnley - words that Darnley was proud of, - while Mary, returning on the second day of writing to the topic, does not quote Darnley's brave words, but merely contrasts his speaking "very bravely at the beginning" with his pitiful and craven later submission; "he has ever the tear in his eye," with what follows.
Epd rEty, to tear, English "rive," the sense being a broken cliff or steep bank.
He was also a writer in whom the physical wear and tear must have been enormous.
On the paved platform were three-storey tower temples in whose ground-floor stood the stone images and altars, and before that of the war-god the green stone of sacrifice, humped so as to bend upward the body of the victim that the priest might more easily slash open the breast with his obsidian knife, tear out the heart and hold it up before the god, while the captor and his friends were waiting below for the carcase to be tumbled down the steps for them to carry home to be cooked for the feast of victory.
Electrostatic instruments, however, take up no power and hence cost nothing for maintenance other than wear and tear of the instrument.
Of these several copies had to be made, both by way of prevention against the wear and tear of use and as a means of satisfying the desire of other persons than the original possessor to be acquainted with their contents.
On the other hand, while phonetically the above explanation was not inconsistent with such cases as rka dkah, bkah, bska, and nga, rnga, ngag, sngags, lnga, ngad and brtse, brdzun, dbyar, &c., where the italicized letters are pronounced in full and the others are left aside, it failed to explain other cases, such as dgra, mgron, spyod, snyan, sbrang, sbrul, bkra, k'ri, krad, k'rims, k'rus, &c., pronounced da, don, cod, or swod, cen, Bang, deu, ta, t'i, tad or teh, tim, tu, &c., and many others, where the spoken forms are obviously the alteration by wear and tear of sounds originally similar to the written forms. Csoma de Koros, who was acquainted with the somewhat archaic sounds of Ladak, was able to point to only a few letters as silent.
The steel is cast in lots, weighing in some cases as much as 75 tons, in enduring cast iron moulds into very large ingots, which with their initial heat are immediately rolled down by a series of powerful roll trains into their final shape with but slight wear and tear of the moulds and the machinery.
Hence during the day the assimilatory processes of these cells are overbalanced by their wear and tear, and the end-result is that the cell attains an atomic condition less favourable to further disintegration than to reintegration.
Their sides are seamed with torrents which tear down the solid rock and sweep its detritus into the glens and sea lochs.
But the severity of the treatment would tear the material asunder if rearrangement of the particles were not obtained by frequent annealing (q.v.).
The particles of a rotating body exert centrifugal forces on each other, which strain the body, and tend to tear it asunder, but these forces balance each other, and do not affect the resultant centrifugal force exerted on the axis of rotation.i -
When on the 19th of March the news reached him at Naples of the rising in Gaul, he allowed a week to elapse before he could tear himself away from his pleasures, and then contented himself with proscribing Vindex, and setting a price on his head.
It is unadvisable to ripple the flax so severely as to break or tear the delicate fibres at the upper part of the stem.
These advantages compensate for the wear and tear and the cost of moving the heavy dead-weight.
But Lombard conquest was bungling and wasteful; when they had spoiled a city they proceeded to tear down its walls and raze it to the ground.
The highest strength of sulphuric acid practically attainable by boiling down is 98% H 2 SO 4, and this is only exceptionally reached, since it involves much expenditure of fuel, loss of acid and wear and tear of apparatus.
But the results of the Conquest had made it hard to tear England and Normandy apart.
Taking into account the original cost of such machines, and the unavoidable wear and tear upon the retorts brought about by using labour-saving appliances, and the fact that the coke-dust is very detrimental to the machinery, it is clear that the suggestion of setting the retorts at an incline in order to facilitate the work presented great inducements to the gas manager.
This system shows a greater economy in the cost of carbonizing the coal, but the large outlay and the wear and tear of the mechanical appliances involved have so far prevented its very general adoption.
Including the labour and the wear and tear, it costs about 60 cents an acre to harvest wheat.
This includes the cost of labour, seed and wear and tear of machinery, but does not include the interest on land or plant.
This experiment was partially successful, but the instinctive dislike of bees to anything of a fibrous nature caused them completely to spoil their work of comb-building in the endeavour to tear or gnaw away the linen threads whenever they got in touch with them.
Then so far as regards longevity, the period of a worker-bee's existence is not measured by numbering its days but simply by wear and tear, the marvellous intricacy and wonderful perfection of its framework being so delicate in construction that after six or seven weeks of strenuous toil, such as the bee undergoes in summer time, the little creature's labour is ended by a natural death.
In 1711 he asked the pope for a second, and still stronger bull, that would tear up Jansenism by the roots.
It took effort to repress his anger and his desire to tear outta there to find her.
We're stitching this tear back together from the immortal realm.
He'd managed to add more wood to the fire and tear the stitches in his chest while doing so.
He wasn't sure how well Czerno was tracking her, but the Black God's men had grown daring enough to tear apart her apartment.
Damian ordered his body to cease the transfusion and pulled the tube from his neck, healing the tear.
Darkyn was standing beside a molten tear in the earth, flanked by seven demons that stood one and a half times the size of Gabriel, the largest man Wynn knew.
Darkyn didn't tear the fabric between worlds for a simple hello.
He caught himself against a boulder in time to see the ground ahead of him ripple, tear, and fold.
She wiped a hand across her tear stained face, smudging an abundance of makeup.
Sirian was determined to tear Tiyan apart, and she did not know enough of war planning to know how to stop him.
I have seen old friends who had not a tear to bestow on misfortune, " said the baroness, nodding sadly.
For example, a common cause of tear lipid deficiency is meibomian gland dysfunction secondary to staphylococcal blepharitis.
Laugh your head off, maybe even blink back a tear.
Shall I take a knife and tear open my mother's bosom?
Two days later a police tear gas canister was fired into a mosque during Friday prayers.
In all over a ton of tear gas was used, many canisters aimed directly at demonstrators to cause maximum injury.
Apparently it is Turkish tradition for the wedding party to tear around the village, at high speed, in a motor cavalcade.
It's so corny, but it's very hard not to shed a tear.
Today, most cheeses are made by cutting the curds using mechanical blades, which slice, rather than tear, the curds.
If your page is too dense, your reader will quit out of it as soon as their eyes begin to tear.
No cover is provided for wear and tear, depreciation or repair.
The only threat to vision is the small chance of a retinal tear leading to a retinal detachment.
Has usual wear and tear pressure dings + one small repair.
We want to cut the grass not tear great divots out of it like like an England goalkeeper.
They run down tiny tear ducts into the nose.
He'd already proved his tear ducts were in good working order at the Versace funeral.
The better you prepare your perineal tissues for stretching, the less likely they are to tear, or to need an episiotomy.
Although I avoided the episiotomy I did tear from finally pushing him out so fast.
Occasionally, when the aneurysm has ruptured on the right side the tear may have caused a fistula into the vena cava.
Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters, some of whom were wearing gas masks.