A soil of very close texture, the gabbro, is found, most largely in the north-east.
Fascinated by the texture of his palm, she took and held his hand up until she was able to see the roughness of his calloused palm.
Everything from the texture of his skin to the heat of his hands branding her was heaven to one unaccustomed to the sensuality of her world.
I too had woven a kind of basket of a delicate texture, but I had not made it worth any one's while to buy them.
Fascinated by the cool, smooth texture of its shell, she bumped into the counter.
Forewings similar in shape and texture to hind-wings, which do not fold.
The plane surfaces and XX are composed of a bronze of very close texture, which appears capable of receiving a finish having almost the truth and polish of an optical surface.
It is certain that I cannot always distinguish my own thoughts from those I read, because what I read becomes the very substance and texture of my mind.
The order is easily distinguished by the hard, dry, woody texture of the leaves and the dehiscent fruits.
A careful examination, however, of the "we" sections shows that words and expressions characteristic of the author of the third Gospel and the Acts are found in them to an extent which is very remarkable, and that in many instances they belong to the very texture of the passages.
At the present day bottles and drinkingvessels are made in Persia which in texture and quality differ little from ordinary Venetian glass of the 16th or 17th centuries, while in form they exactly resemble those which may be seen in the engravings in Chardin's Travels.
It is odd that this irregular poem, with its copious and varied music, its splendid sweep of emotion, its unfailing richness of texture - this poem in which Tennyson rises to heights of human sympathy and intuition which he reached nowhere else, should have been received with bitter hostility, have been styled "the dead level of prose run mad," and have been reproved more absurdly still for its "rampant and rabid bloodthirstiness of soul."
Double texture goods are made by uniting the rubber surfaces of two pieces of the coated material.
Into the mould left by the saint's body liquid plaster of Paris was run, and a perfect model obtained, showing the features of the youth, the cords which bound him, and even the texture of his clothing.
In the majority of cases the good results obtained are more particularly due to the setting free of " dormant " or " latent " food constituents and to the amelioration of the texture of the soil, so that its aeration, drainage, temperature and water-holding capacity are altered for the better.
It was not perceived at the time that the four idyls were parts of a great historical or mystical poem, and they were welcomed as four polished studies of typical women: it must be confessed that in this light their even perfection of workmanship appeared to greater advantage than it eventually did in the general texture of the so-called "epic."
The oxide made by the latter method has generally a better colour, a finer texture, and a greater covering power.
The wood is generally reddish-brown, light and of a coarse grain and spongy texture, easy to work, but liable to shrink and warp. Mountain-grown wood is harder, stronger, less liable to warp and more durable.
Many soils of a light sandy or gravelly or peaty nature and liable to drought and looseness of texture can be improved by the addition of large amounts of clay of an ordinary character.
It is similar in size to the brown bear, but its fur is of a soft even texture, and of a shining black colour, to which it owes its commercial value.
On the other hand it should not be too open in texture or the roots do not get a proper hold of the ground and are easily disturbed by wind: moreover such soils are liable to blow away, leaving the underground parts exposed to the air and drought.
The main distinguishing features consist in the fact that one of the inner pieces of the perianth becomes in course of its growth much larger than the rest, and usually different in colour, texture and form.
Matar pulao has a delicious texture and knockout flavor.
"The surface of the fruit," he observes, "resembles that of the peach in texture and colour; and the nut is quite distinct from that of the wild almond.
Charles Winston, after prolonged study of the coloured windows of the 13th, 14th and i 5th centuries, convinced himself that no approach to the colour effect of these windows could be made with glass which is thin and even in section, homogeneous in texture, and made and coloured with highly refined materials.
It will be useful to consider the nature of the four chief constituents just mentioned and their bearing upon the texture, water-holding capacity and other characters which were referred to in the previous section.
Paring and burning improves the texture of clay lands, particularly if draining is carried out at the same time.
Kawanabe ItchO is celebrated for his representations of flowers and foliage, and Morishita Morihachi and Asano Saburo (of Kaga) are admirable in all styles, but especially, perhaps, in the charming variety called togi-dashi (ground down), which is pre-eminent for its satin-like texture and for the atmosphere of dreamy softness that pervades the decoration.
Even when all the conditions above mentioned in regard to texture, water-holding capacity, aeration and temperature are suitably fulfilled the soil may still be barren: plant foodmaterial is needed.
The paring and burning of land, although formerly practised as an ordinary means of improving the texture and fertility of arable fields, can now only be looked upon as a practice p to be adopted for the purpose of bringing rapidly into cultivation very foul leys or, land covered with a coarse turf.
Great diversity exists in the texture and functions of fore and hind-wings in different in sects; these differences are discussed in the descriptions of the various orders.
Such a material would not only have an influence on the texture of the land but the lime would reduce the sourness of the land and the phosphate of lime supply one of the most valuable of plant foodconstituents.
The pressure to which the Sheffield plate was submitted produces a definite colour and texture which is absent from the surface produced by the deposit of silver in a liquid medium by electrical means, and the coat of silver is spread by the latter uniformly over the whole surface without a break, while in the former the junction between the embossed ornaments and the silver strips covering the cut edges may often be detected on careful examination.
The knees are of a soft spongy texture and act as breathing organs, supplying the roots with air,, which they would otherwise be unable to obtain when submerged.
Namako is obtained by punching the whole surfaceexcept the portion carrying the decorative designinto a texture of microscopic dots.
In the form of his poem he followed a Greek original; and the stuff out of which the texture of his philosophical argument is framed was derived from Greek science; but all that is of deep human and poetical meaning in the poem is his own.
Some of the best sandstone in the United States is obtained from Cuyahoga and Lorain counties; it is exceptionally pure in texture (about 97% being pure silica), durable and evenly coloured light buff, grey or blue grey.
The word is derived from the general resemblance of the texture of plant substance to that of a textile fabric, and dates from a period when the fundamental constitution of plant substance from individual cells was not yet discovered.
The importance of this lies not only in a greater richness of musical colour, but in the effect which it produced on the actual substance and texture of composition.
crenulata, has leaves of a smooth leathery texture, oblongovate in shape, from an inch to an inch and a half in length, with serrulate or crenulate margins, on which as well as on the under side are conspicuous oil-glands.
Too much stress, however, cannot be laid upon these figures, since the fertility of a soil is very greatly influenced by texture and physical constitution, perhaps more so by these factors than by chemical composition.
The fore-wings are sometimes membranous like the hind-wings, usually they are firmer in texture, but they never show the distinct areas that characterize the wings of Heteroptera.
They, moreover, suggested the introduction for the manufacture of table-glass of a material similar in texture to that used by the Venetians, both colourless and tinted.
The wood is variable in quality and, though hard in texture, is less durable than the best oak of British growth; the heart-wood is of a light reddish brown varying to an olive tint; a Canadian specimen weighs 524 lb the cubic foot.
Other tests show variability in burning quality, elasticity of leaf, texture, taste, &c. The United States Department of Agriculture has closely investigated this important question and the results attained are brought together by Messrs H.
In northern Mexico net-work, rude lace-work in twine, are followed farther south, where finer material existed, by figured weaving of most intricate type and pattern; warps were crossed and wrapped, wefts were omitted and texture changed, so as to produce marvellous effects upon the surface.
The entosternites are cartilaginous in texture, but they have neither the chemical character nor the microscopic structure of the hyaline cartilage of Vertebrates.
In recent years the growth of the leaf under cloth tents has greatly increased, as it has been abundantly proved that the product thus secured is much more valuable - lighter in colour and weight, finer in texture, with an increased proportion of wrapper leaves, and more uniform qualities, and with lesser amounts of cellulose, nicotine, gums and resins.
They vary in texture from a fine-grained compact oolite to a coarse-grained rock composed of angular or rounded fragments, and they commonly exhibit strongly marked false bedding.
The soils of the Piedmont Plateau east of Parr's Ridge are, like the underlying rocks, exceptionally variable in composition, texture and colour.
Pietra serena or macigno, a stone of a firm texture also used for building purposes, is quarried at Monte Ceceri below Fiesole.
All those properties of soil known as texture, porosity, depth, inclination to the horizon, &c., are concerned here.
His great work, the forcing into common law of the principles of civil law, was unaccomplished; but Story says "he seemed about to accomplish [it]; for his arguments before the Supreme Court were crowded with the principles of the Roman Law, wrought into the texture of the Common Law with great success."
If you are lusting for something rich, indulge in the smooth texture of tapioca pudding or the zing of a pear ginger crisp.
For not only has the weight been more than quadrupled in some of the larger breeds, and the structure of the skull and other parts of the skeleton greatly altered, but the proportionate size of the brain has been reduced and the colour and texture of the fur altered in a remarkable manner.
Some species, especially those of a thick or leathery texture, contract so much in drying that without strong pressure the edges of the paper become puckered.
The narratives of miracles are woven into the very texture of this representation.
Even greater value has always been set upon the patina of iron, and many secret recipes were preserved in artist families for producing the fine, satin-like texture so much admired by all connoisseurs.
Copper, tin, lead and zinc, mixed in various proportions by different experts, are the ingredients, and the beautiful golden hues and glossy texture of the surface are obtained by patina-producing processes, in which branch of metal-work the Japanese show altogether unique skill.
Haacke has described a single albino rat, in which he states that the hairs of the shoulder and mid-dorsal regions were of a different texture from those of the rest of the body.
However, as the months drift by, many women will ache to feel like themselves again, and the look and texture of boring, white, stretchy nursing bras can leave you feeling more matronly than womanly.
Leather shoes will also retain their tone, texture and shape much better over time since leather is a stiffer material than suede or canvas.
The catalogs and websites are beautiful and give you a chance to play with color, texture and height.
Plants add great color, texture and interest to your yard, or even in a windowbox or a collection of pots on the balcony.
Needle texture: Different species of pine trees have needles and branches with different levels of suppleness.
The Cat Claws Scratching Pad is a unique texture in your home and is loaded with organic catnip to attract your cat's attention.
In keeping with this natural instinct, most cat beds are made with materials that provide an appealing texture that Kitty can't resist pawing and clawing.
Cats are naturally drawn to the rough texture of this material and find dragging their claws across it irresistible.
The cover is made from durable, washable fleece, so your cat will delight in the fluffy texture between her toes.
Now, beat the egg in a separate dish until the egg gets a foamy texture.
Well-drained tuna makes a great substitute for turkey, and you can try substituting different kinds of flour until you create a treat with the texture and taste your pet truly loves.
This natural recipe has a smooth texture that appeals to many cats.
Texture: Some cats don't like the texture and refuse to use the litter.
Add some color or texture with a Mexican or Navajo blanket.
This 62-inch-long love seat from Hearth Song shines in stylish lime green or magenta and features a soft velour texture and tufted seat and back.
They also stick easier to containers and produce candles of an even texture and consistency.
Wings of both pairs closely alike; firm and glassy in texture.
You can say the name of the object, describe its qualities (like shape and color and texture) while he handles it.
Texture also contributes a lot to the overall look of the pants.
This carpet texture should be scratch-friendly since cats enjoy tearing away at most fabrics.
The texture and size of the particles are designed to make your cat comfortable with the way the litter feels against her feet.
By simply mixing the pine litter slowly into the previous litter, a cat may gradually become accustomed to the stronger pine smell and the different texture in its litter box.
However, wet food closely replicates a natural diet in texture and provides extra moisture content.
Blue Healthy Gourmet: Another canned variety of Blue food, Healthy Gourmet has a flaky texture or a sliced meat texture.
Truly wonderful vodka will never have a medicinal odor and has a lovely soft, creamy taste and texture.
Freeze the banana for a cold, creamy texture.
Due to both its flavor and its very crisp texture, the Red Delicious has become a favorite snacking fruit as well as an inspiration for creative cocktail recipes.
With its creamy texture and amiable flavor, it is ideal for capturing the essence of the Washington Red Delicious.
Mix on the puree setting until the drink has a smooth and frothy texture.
The surface of plain sawn wood has a texture to it and it is normally used for flat surfaces, like the seats of chairs.
If you do want to make a change, like adding a lighter piece of furniture, pull a color, texture or other element that will help your shelf echo something else in the room.
Using a draw knife to skip peel the wood adds interesting texture and color to the logs.
While eclectic living room furniture might contain a combination of different styles, there are usually some unifying design elements, whether it's color, texture or form.
Rugs that are made from recycled plastic material, for instance, will each be slightly different in color or texture, depending on the recycled materials used.
The bags aren't as shiny as traditional plastic snack chip bags and have a different texture as well.
Grits - Small broken grains of corn ground to a certain texture.
an orchestral and thematic texture as far removed from that of mere recitative as it is from the forms of the classical aria - the repetition of a whole sentence in order to form a firm musical close has almost as quaint a ring as a Shakespearean rhymed tag would have in a prose drama of Ibsen.
The fertility of a soil is dependent upon a number of factors, some of which, such as the addition of fertilizers or manures, increase the stock of available food materials in the soil (see Manure), while others, such as application of clay or humus, chiefly influence the fertility of the land by improving its physical texture.
The tobaccos of Sumatra are especially valued for outside wrappers of cigars, being very uniform, of fine texture, light brown colour, thin and elastic. They do not, however, possess the aroma essential to cigar-fillers.
In Arca this can be seen with far less trouble, for the filaments are more easily removed than are the consolidated lamellae formed by the filaments of Anodonta, and in Arca the free axes of the ctenidia are large and firm in texture (fig.
In Wagner's harmonic style we encounter the entire problem of modern musical texture.
Its phenomena are, however, perfectly real, and can be observed wherever artistic conditions make the tone of a mass of harmony more important than the interior threads of its texture.
To obtain the effect it was necessary to reproduce as far as possible the conditions under which the early craftsmen worked, and to create scientifically glass which is impure in colour, irregular in section, and non-homogeneous in texture.
It contains more roots, and as a rule, is darker in colour than the subsoil on account of the larger proportion of decaying vegetable matter present in it: it is also looser in texture than the subsoil.
The amount and nature of the clay or marl to be added to the soil will depend largely upon the original composition of the latter, the lighter sands and gravel requiring more clay than those of firmer texture.
The Becker granite (known as " Chester dark " and " Chester light ") is a muscovite-biotite granite varying from medium grey to medium bluish grey colour, and fine in texture.
in circumference; when young they serve as food for cattle, but after a 'few years' growth acquire great toughness of texture.
Some have represented Smith's work as of so loose a texture and so defective in arrangement that it may be justly described as consisting of a series of monographs.
was of skins of woven aloe and palm fibre, but at the time of the conquest cotton was largely cultivated in the hot lands, spun with a spindle, and woven in a rudimentary loom without a shuttle into the mantles and breech-cloths of the men and the chemises and skirts of the women, garments often of fine texture and embroidered in colours.
of Manchester, is a deep pink quartz monzonite, marked with fine black dots, which has a fine texture, takes a good polish and is used for monuments.
The principal feature of this breed, of which there are two or three varieties, is the length and quantity of the hair, which has a particularly soft and silky texture, covering the whole body and a great part of the legs with close matted ringlets.
Mill) equivalent to Intension, which is used to describe the sum of the qualities regarded as belonging to any given thing and involved in the name by which it is known; thus the term "elephant" connotes the having a trunk, a certain shape of body, texture of skin, and so on.
The till is presumably made in part of preglacial soils, but it is more largely composed of rock waste mechanically comminuted by the crccpiiig ice sheets; although the crystalline rocks from Canada and some of the more resistant stratified rocks south of the Great Lakes occur as boulders and stones, a great part of the till has been crushed and ground to a clayey texture.
In the intermediate section of the plains, between latitudes 44 and 42, including southern South Dakota and northern Nebraska, the erosion of certain large districts is peculiarly elaborate, giving rise to a minutely dissected form, known as bad lands, with a relief of a few hundred feet, This is due to several causes: first, the dry climate, which prevents the growth of a grassy turf; next, the fine texture of the Tertiary strata in the had land districts; and consequently the success with which every little nIl, at times of rain, carves its own little valley.
As might be expected under these conditions, it ranges from fine sand to silt which approaches clay in texture.
All the wings are of firm, glassy texture, and very complex in their neuration; a remarkable and unique feature is that a branch of the radius (the radial sector) crosses the median nervure, while, by the development of multitudinous cross-nervules, the wing-area becomes divided into an immense number of small areolets.
The pyrethrum grows best in soil of a loamy texture; this should be well manured and deeply trenched up before planting, and should be mulched in the spring by a surface dressing of half-decayed manure.
It is a wood most extensively used for furniture and for carriagebuilding, being tough in texture and bearing shocks well, while much of it has a handsome grain and it is susceptible of a fine polish.
The wood of large trees is compact in texture, in the best varieties of a deep reddish colour varying to brownish-yellow, but apt to be lighter in tint, and less hard in grain, when grown in rich soils or in low sheltered situations.
Scouring renders all common silks, whether white or yellow in the raw, a brilliant pearly white, with a delicate soft flossy texture, from the fact that the fibres which were agglutinated in reeling, being now degummed, are separated from each other and show their individual tenuity in the yarn.
jaws under Hexapoda); in the presence of a large number of excretory (Malpighian) tubes; in the firm texture of the forewings; in the presence of appendages (cerci) on the tenth abdominal segment; and in the absence of a metamorphosis, the young insect after hatching closely resembling the parent.
The insects comprised in it are distinguished from the earwigs by their elongate, rather narrow forewings, which usually cover, or nearly cover, the abdomen when at rest, and which are firmer in texture than the hindwings.
Scudder have revealed insects with the general aspect of cockroaches and phasmids, but with the two pairs of wings similar to each other in texture and form.
Some seeds require prolonged immersion in water to soften their shells; others are of so delicate a texture that they would dry up and perish if not kept constantly in a moist atmosphere.
A hazel-coloured loam, moderately light in texture, is well adapted for most garden crops, whether of fruits or vegetables, especially a good warm deep loam resting upon chalk; and if such a soil occurs naturally in the selected site, but little will be required in the way of preparation.
Somewhat heavy loam y are best for potting pine apples, for melons and strawberries, fruit trees in pots, &c., and may be used with the addition of manures only; but for ornamental plants a loam of a somewhat freer texture is preferable and more pleasant to work.
It also improves the texture of clay soils.
Burnt clay has a very beneficial effect on clay land by improving its texture and rendering soluble the alkaline substances it contains.
Pelt light and close in texture, and durable.
The so-called caracul lambs, size 12 X6 in., are the very young of the astrachan sheep, and the pick of them are almost as effective as broadtails, although less fine in the texture.
The pelts are exceedingly fine and close in texture and, although of little weight, are very durable, and articles made of them produce a sensation of warmth immediately they are put upon the body.
In leaves having a very firm texture, as those of Coniferae and Cycadaceae, the cells of the parenchyma immediately beneath the epidermis are very much thickened and elongated in a direction parallel to the surface of the leaf, so as to be fibre-like.
The stem is bushy, with numerous and very leafy branches; the leaves are alternate, leathery in texture, elliptical, obtusely serrated, strongly veined and placed on short channelled footstalks.
When the tide is first admitted the heavier particles, which are pure sand, are first deposited; the second deposit is a mixture of sand and fine mud, which, from its friable texture, forms the most valuable soil; while lastly the pure mud subsides, containing the finest particles of all, and forms a rich but very tenacious soil.
The goods manufactured, now no longer, as formerly, coarse in texture, vie with the finer and more delicate fabrics of Belfast.
Judgment of weight and texture of surface is exalted; thus a card can in a dark room be felt and then re-selected from the re-shuffled pack.
Parian marble, which is white and semi-transparent, with a coarse grain and a very beautiful texture, was the chief source of wealth to the island.
Algae of more delicate texture than either Fucaceae or Laminariaceae also occur in the region exposed by the ebb of the tide, but these secure their exemption from desiccation either by retaining water in their meshes by capillary attraction, as in the case of Pilayella, or by growing among the tangles of the larger Fucaceae, as in the case of Polysiphonia fastigiate, or by growing in dense masses on rocks, as in the case of Laurencia pinnatifida.
In the Southern Uplands, owing to the greater softness and uniformity of texture of the rocks, rock-tarns are comparatively infrequent, except in Galloway, where the protrusion of granite and its associated metamorphism have reproduced Highland conditions of rock-structure.
The varying texture of this rock, its irregular foliation and jointing, and its ramifying veins of pegmatite give it very unequal powers of resistance.
The wood is a light yellowish brown in colour, fine in grain and of even texture, the annular rings being marked by a darker line.
The wood is very hard, tough, with fine regular grain and close texture, the annular rings being distinct and the medullary rays well marked.
The wood is light brown or yellowish white, with annular rings not very distinct, often cross-grained and of uniformly coarse texture.
It ranges in colour from pale yellow to a deep brown, and the grain is very compact and of close texture.
It is soft and easy to work, and of even texture and straight grain.
The texture of metals and alloys is related to the character of the operations which can be done upon them.
The successive cuticles that are cast as growth proceeds are delicate in texture and sometimes separate from the underlying cuticle without being stripped off.
From the further use of "grain" for the texture of substances, such as wood, meat, &c., "engrained" or "ingrained" means ineradicable, impregnated, dyed through and through.
The township is the centre of the granite industry of the state; the quarries are near the villages of Westerly and Niantic. The granite is of three kinds: white statuary granite, a quartz monzonite, with a fine even-grained texture, used extensively for monuments; blue granite, also a quartz monzonite and also much used for monuments; and red granite, a biotite granite, reddish grey in colour and rather coarse in texture, used for buildings.'
The wood of the hazel is whitish-red, close in texture and pliant, and has when dry a weight of 49 lb per cub.
Flax prospers most when grown upon land of firm texture resting upon a moist subsoil.
Jute, indeed, is much more woody in texture than either flax or hemp, a circumstance which may be easily demonstrated by its behaviour under appropriate reagents; and to that fact is due the change in colour and character it undergoes on exposure to the air.
Some kinds are made close and dense in texture, for carrying such seed as poppy or rape and sugar; others less close are used for rice, pulses, and seeds of like size, and coarser and opener kinds again are woven for the outer cover of packages and for the sails of country boats.
The soil is exceedingly rich and well adapted to all kinds of agricultural purposes, and for the most part is composed of a rich black loam reposing on a grey sandy clay, though occasionally it exhibits a light yellow clayey texture.
STRIP, to remove or tear off the outer covering of anything, hence to rob or plunder; also a narrow long piece of stuff or material, or a mark or division narrow in proportion to its length distinguished from its ground or surroundings by colour or other variation of texture, character, &c.; a stripe; this last word is a variant of "strip," a particular meaning, that of a stroke or lash of a whip, is either due to the original meaning of "strip," to flay, or to the long narrow mark or wheal left by a blow.
Beneath are innumerable other garments of the same shape, varying in texture from silk and satin to print.
The distance and depth apart of the parallel drains is determined chiefly by reference to the texture of the soil.
They are deep, of fine texture, easily worked and contain abundant plant food in the form of soluble compounds of calcium, sodium and potassium.
A rod-like supporting axis of peculiar texture is developed in the longitudinal partition, and a longitudinal canal is hollowed out on either side of the axis in the substance of the longitudinal partition, so that there are four stem-canals in all.
The Dorset and Somerset Horn is an old west-country breed of sheep. The fleece is fine in quality, of close texture, and the wool is intermediate between long and short, whilst the head carries a forelock.
The last-named - though with more continuity of texture than Isidore - quotes largely from the Bible and the Latin Fathers.
This group, which contains the two genera Hymenophyllum and Trichomanes, is characterized by the prevalent " filmy " texture of the leaves.
On the other side of the flower and at a slightly higher level is the "palea," of thinner texture than the other glumes, with infolded margins and with two ribs or veins.
In the hard wheats the outer glumes are keeled, sharply pointed, awned, and the seed is elongated and of hard glassy texture, somewhat translucent, and difficult to FIG.
Further subdivisions are made, according to the presence or absence of awns (bearded and beardless wheats), the colour of the ears (white, fawncoloured or red), the texture of the ears (glabrous - i.e.
The yield, which is rough, unequal and woody in texture, is called virgin cork, and is useful only as a tanning substance, or for forming rustic work in ferneries, conservatories, &c. Subsequently the bark is removed every eight or ten years, the quality of the cork improving with each successive stripping; and the trees continue to live and thrive under the operation for 150 years and upwards.
The produce of the second barking is still so coarse in texture that it is only fit for making floats for nets and for similar applications.
Next the skin came a shirt (lane) of fine texture often richly embroidered.
This peculiar thing, called Mind (vous), was no less illimitable than the chaotic mass, but, unlike the Intelligence of Heraclitus, it stood pure and independent (povvos E4' Ecwvrov), a thing of finer texture, alike in all its manifestations and everywhere the same.
The submaxillary gland is of very similar texture to the last, but much smaller; it is placed deeper, and lies with its main axis horizontal.
White markings on one or more of the legs, with a white star or stripe on the face, are characteristic. The long hair on the legs is not so abundant as in the Shires, and it is finer in texture.
The finest building stone is a beautiful green quartzite rock of dense, fine texture and lasting quality.
Although petals are usually very thin and delicate in their texture, they occasionally become thick and fleshy, as in Stapelia and Rafflesia; or dry, as in heaths; or hard and stiff, as in Xylopia.
The type-genus Botryopteris, represented in the Permo-Carboniferous of France and in both the Lower and Upper Carboniferous of Great Britain, had a rhizome, with a very simple monostelic structure, bearing spirally arranged compound leaves, with lobed pinnules, probably of a somewhat fleshy texture.
They give wares of remarkably fine texture and surface, combined with high refractory character.
The wine smelled of ripe black cherries with a lovely sweet texture.
The texture of soil has a large influence on the nitrogen content of the soil.
Its richness of texture balances perfectly its racy acidity.
They are also aerated giving a very light texture.
The chicken had a superb texture and a subtle fruity aftertaste.
One texture surfaces risk absorbing more of the surface dressing binder which can lead to localized failure of the dressing.
This entails loosing the beautiful wood color and texture, but it would hide the gray blemish.
bloomy rind cheese with a semi-soft, chalky texture.
braised red cabbage lacked texture and bite.
burdock root which has a texture a little bit like bamboo shoot.
The forms either have texture applied or are repeatedly burnished to produce a silky smooth surface.
In a main course of grilled partridge, the bird had been cooked sympathetically, but braised red cabbage lacked texture and bite.
candy floss texture.
A few toasted cashews would intruduce more of a crunch to the texture.
chewy, meaty texture, tofu can be frozen, then thawed.
It has a mild taste, and firm but slightly chewy texture.
The framework can be easily used for quantitative comparison of texture classification algorithms.
clods of soil into a finer texture.
The creamy, moist texture of the cheese is perfectly complemented by the gentle smoky flavor given by the smoking process.
concentric spheres with a clear texture on them.
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contrapuntal texture, but nos.
convolved with texture images.
Lamb's lettuce Also called corn salad, very hardy winter salad with a soft texture and mild flavor.
creamy in texture, totally water soluble.
creamy texture whilst eating.
On the palate it is well balanced with a gentle, slightly creamy texture and toasty nutty wood.
Mix in the butter until the mixture resembles bread crumbs in texture.
crumbly in texture.
crunchy texture for salads.
In high summer, the dried lichens and mosses give the dunes a very crunchy texture, which is almost like walking on crisps.
Blackadder: Your cream custard has the texture of cat's vomit.
Since the first use I've noticed a difference in the texture of my skin as well as brightness.
diverse in size and texture so should not need the addition of any of our woody material.
With a texture like wood you can use the eye dropper to select the lightest shade in the texture.
embossed with a pattern or texture - a linen look or a plaster effect for example.
Retinol plumps skin, thickens the epidermis, improves texture and blood circulation and repairs the signs of sun damage.
This basis for a naturally fibrous (and therefore ' chewy ') texture has been exploited in the formulation of meat analogs.
fineness of texture.
The heavier the surface texture the more pastel can be applied before you need fixative to hold it on.
flaky texture, enabling it to be used in a number of ways.
It also gives a great sense of texture - the sheeps ' fleeces really do look fluffy.
fleshy in texture.
The steak was like mousse, the onions were a miracle of candy floss texture.
floury texture; go on, chuck in some oil next time!
Only one dish didn't work - a tranche of seared foie gras which lacked texture.
Both have a slightly crumbly and silky texture and both have a wonderfully full-bodied, fresh flavor.
I didn't notice any glitches or texture misalignments.
put thick globs of PVA here and there to get some texture into the surface.
grainy texture, providing the optimum base for finishing plaster.
granular texture of pebbles, sands or clays.
ornamental grasses are an important part of the autumn garden, giving structure, form and texture.
gushed over its " velvety texture?
Henry Lloyd Thompson rubs salt between his fingers, feeling the texture of the crystals and squeezes handfuls together to judge the moisture content.
illuminant tilt is effectively an instance of rotation, with the texture properties being preserved.
incongruityz appropriates freely from popular culture mimicking a rough collaged texture with stylistic incongruities rendered meticulously in paint.
They should also be narrow and curve inwards, being very supple with a fine and velvety texture.
All the chicken kebabs were moist, well spiced and the seekh kebabs of a good texture and full of subtle flavor.
lapidary equipment and fine grain size together with uniform texture result in even polished surfaces.
leathery texture and often have a purple tinge to the veins on their underside.
leathery in texture and with a light sheen.
Example of using texture mapping to mimic ray tracing.
Creating a separated or spiky look with a semi matte finish it instantly creates texture and hold for any hair length.
melt in the mouth ' texture.
The true leaves are only microscopic scales of a brown, papery texture.
The cells aggregate volume texture is acquired using laser confocal microscopy.
In order to determine the surface morphology and orientation texture of the films, scanning electron microscopy, SEM, was performed.
nematic phase on the right side of the image shows the thread texture that gives this phase its name.
For the first time, the Celtic style " woven texture " accompaniment unique to the instrument is fully notated.
Use them for backgrounds, pattern fills, web graphics, reflection maps, texture wraps around 3D objects and much more.
Slightly oily in texture with a good all round finish.
oily in texture with a good all round finish.
The lesion displays heterogeneous texture with echogenicity similar to the normal renal parenchyma.
Lastly add the chopped pepper, which gives a lovely crunchy texture.
If they seem cooked through (no gritty texture at all) then the peas pilau has finished cooking.
White and yellow piranhas have a very delicate texture.
pliable texture but pitted surface.
The map is fairly large and nicely polished, with good lighting, texture mapping and colors.
Blade Pro was applied to the shape, using the basic glass preset with the texture and height at 100.
Expertise A tinted texture that guides you during application for instant, golden radiance.
receptive fields is designed in order to sample the power spectrum of a moving texture.
The finished product faithfully recreates the texture to the finest detail.
Learn a host of professional tips from lighting tricks to enhance fur texture to ways of avoiding red-eye.
refines the texture of your skin!
The lookup table could be directly related to data values instead of using texture drapes.
rondo theme insists on dressing up in a different texture each time it returns.
rosettes of slender green leaves of a crunchy texture for salads.
rotation invariant ' texture classification schemes can fail when the 3D textures are rotated.
rubbery texture than that made from cowÃ¢s milk.
Scottish farmed salmon are firm with a fibrous to smooth to even texture.
seared foie GRAS which lacked texture.
It helps balance sebum production and smoothes out the texture of the skin, leaving it soft and comfortable.
A method of texture segmentation is introduced which is based on the Fractal Dimension.
Its shell no longer had the cool texture of skin but had become shiny, slick, and coated with heat.
silken tofu give an extra creamy texture.
silky soft skin texture.
Wonderfully silky in texture it offers a superbly exotic medley of ripe fruits.
silky in texture.
skipjack tuna which tends to have a dry texture and bland taste.
You should not polish a stone or terrazzo floor with a smooth texture - it will be dangerously slippery.
The purpose might be to retard spoilage, to enhance flavor, to increase nutrition, or to improve texture.
They have quite a mild mushroom flavor but a texture which stays slightly spongy, a bit like French toast.
spongy texture, some are like ferns, some form huge luscious quill feather shapes.
As with standard cook-up starches, the granules have a definite size, structure and rounded shape, producing an extremely smooth texture.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES The common starfish is normally pale brown, occasionally blue or purple, with a rough texture.
We use photometric stereo for the capture, analysis, retrieval, synthesis and visualization of surface texture.
supple texture to the skin.
It is a big classy wine with an almost syrupy texture.
tallgrass prairie for a change of texture.
The palate balances ripe, sweet fruit with a finish showing pronounced tannins - this is a well structured wine with lovely texture.
They also tend to have a lighter, softer texture.
terrine of foie GRAS, whose texture is livened with confit rabbit.
There's a neatly made terrine of foie gras, whose texture is livened with confit rabbit.
Wurtzite-sphalerite intergrowths showing the ' ice-fern ' texture, which is characteristic of wurtzite, are intergrown with silver-rich tetrahedrite, tennantite and galena.
The instrument sounds weave a color texture with runs, arpeggios and syncopated chords.
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Lastly, we have added a third texture to the pot.
Medium blue flavor with a firm, creamy texture.
Durum wheat and whole egg is golden and gives a smooth and silky texture.
Francesca adds: adding the onions at step 4 gives them a lovely velvety texture.
The paste is yellow, stippled with blue and with a crumbly texture.
texture mapping to mimic ray tracing.
texture classification schemes.
The driving force behind her work is the creation of surface texture which she applies to simple, organically derived forms.
To combat potential negative aspects of stainless, choose a model with a satin texture finish.
Plus points: A clear, ultra-light gel texture that's exceptionally refreshing on the skin.
It allows your fingers to glide smoothly so you can easily detect lumps or altered skin texture.
soil texture - OM is less easily degraded on clay soils.
timber cladding of buildings, fencing, etc. Yellow cedar A pale yellow colored softwood with a fine even texture.
A few slices of frozen banana or some silken tofu give an extra creamy texture.
The ingredients add texture, color and flavor to bakery, ice cream and dessert toppings.
unavoidable at a time when the basic weave and texture of mankind's experience is changing so radically.
The slices are thick and well arranged, but it does taste rather watery and lacks and real bite or texture.
Compost improves the texture of your soil, helps the soil to retain moisture and smothers weeds around plants.
A tonal texture in 100% pure new wool.
across the cap belong to Agaricus arvensis, called from its large size and coarse texture the horse mushroom, which grows in meadows and damp shady places, and though generally wholesome is coarse and sometimes indigestible.
These kink-tailed or tailless cats are moreover smaller in size than the ordinary short-tailed breeds, with rather longer hair, whose texture approaches that of rabbitfur, and a cry said to be like that of the jungle-cat (F.
The forms of Vermont's mountains, even to the highest summits, were to a great extent rounded by glaciation, but as the rocks vary much in texture and are often steeply inclined, stream erosion has cut valleys deep and narrow, often mere gorges.
In the new art the concentration of attention upon form, as a more important source of dramatic interest and climax than texture, resulted in a neglect of polyphony which seriously damaged even Gluck's work, and which always had the grave inconvenience that while the new methods of blending and contrasting instruments stimulated an increase in the variety, if not in the size of orchestras, there was at the same time extreme difficulty in finding occupation for the members of the lower middle class of the orchestra in ordinary passages.
It was lucky for the development of instrumentation (as in all branches of music during the change from polyphonic to formal design) that whenever the texture is not polyphonic the natural place for melody is on the surface: in other words, when the accompaniment is simple the tune is generally on the top. Haydn, when he was not tempted by the resources of an instrument so complete in itself as the pianoforte, soon learnt to write artistically perfect string quartets in which the first violin, though overwhelmingly the most important part, is nevertheless in perfect balance with the other members of the scheme, inasmuch as they contribute exactly what their pitch and the little polyphonic elaboration admissible by the style will enable them to give.
Ordinary soils will almost always provide the necessary chemical ingredients if of proper physical texture, depth, &c. (see FUNGI and BACTERIOLOGY).
The special servant-songs which Duhm asserts can be readily detached from the texture of the Deutero-Isaiah without disturbance to its integrity are Isa.
Among the fancy cloths made in cotton may be mentioned: matting, which includes various kinds with some similarity in appearance to a matting texture; matelasse, which is in some degree an imitation of French dress goods of that name; pique, also of French origin, woven in stripes in relief, which cross the width of the piece, and usually finished stiff; Bedford cord, a cheaper variety of pique in which the stripes run the length of the piece; oatmeal cloth, which has an irregular surface suggesting the grain of oatmeal, commonly dyed cream colour; crimp cloth, in which a puckered effect is obtained by uneven shrinkage; grenadine, said to be derived from Granada, a light dress material originally made of silk or silk and wool; brilliant, a dress material, usually with a small raised pattern; leno, possibly a corrupt form of the French linon or lawn, a kind of fancy gauze used for veils, curtains, &c.; lappet, a light material with a figure or pattern as lawn, batiste, serge, huckaback, galloon, and a large number of names are of obvious derivation and use, such as umbrella cloth, apron cloth, sail cloth, book-binding cloth, shroud cloth, 1 Including Federated Malay States.
Among the miscellaneous cloths made or made partly of cotton may be mentioned: waste cloths, made from waste yarns and usually coarse in texture; khaki cloth, made largely for military clothing in cotton as well as in woollen; cottonade, a name given to various coarse low cloths in the United States and elsewhere; lasting, which seems to be an abbreviation of "lasting cloth," a stiff, durable texture used in making shoes, &c.; bolting cloth, used in bolting or sifting; brattice cloth, a stout, tarred cloth made of cotton or wool and used for bratticing or lining the sides of shafts in mines; sponge cloths, used for cleaning machinery; shoddy and mungo, which though mainly woollen have frequently a cotton admixture; and splits, either plain or fancy, usually of low quality, which include any cloth woven two or three in the breadth of the loom and "split" into the necessary width.
a temperate or colder zones where a season favourable to vegetation is succeeded by an unfavourable or winter season, leaves of evergreens must be protected from the frost and cold drying winds, and are therefore tougher or more leathery in texture than those of deciduous trees, and frequently, as in pines, firs and other conifers, are needle-like, thus exposing a much smaller surface to the drying action of cold winds.
The product obtained, called " Weldon mud," is of such fine texture that it acts immediately with hydrochloric acid when mixed with it in the " Weldon stills " (fig.
The other episodes were introduced by some later writer, who had heard recited, or perhaps had read, a multitude of the old heathen songs, the substance of which he piously sought to preserve from oblivion by weaving it in an abridged form, into the texture of the one great poem which he was transcribing.
For we, " not knowing what particular size, figure and texture of parts they are on which depend, and from which result, those qualities which make our complex idea, for example, of gold, it is impossible we should know what other qualities result from, or are incompatible with, the same constitution of the insensible parts of gold; and so consequently must always coexist with that complex idea we have of it, or else are inconsistent with it."
This unlikeness to other Arthropoda is mainly due to the Annelidan affinities which it presents, but in part to the presence of the following peculiar features: (I) the number and diffusion of the tracheal apertures; (2) the restriction of the jaws to a single pair; (3) the disposition of the generative organs; (4) the texture of the skin; and (,) the simplicity and similarity of all the segments of the body behind the head.
This is often coloured, is of a denser texture than the surrounding tissue, and is traversed by fibrovascular bundles, which pass from the placenta to nourish the ovule.
A set of motion energy receptive fields is designed in order to sample the power spectrum of a moving texture.
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The reshaped seat is flatter and uses a new seat cover texture that resists slipping.
A snappy rondo theme insists on dressing up in a different texture each time it returns.
Existing ' rotation invariant ' texture classification schemes can fail when the 3D textures are rotated.
Buffalo mozzarella also has a softer, less rubbery texture than that made from cowÃ¢s milk.
Pure Sesame Oil can be used to nourish the skin or massage the body for a smooth, silky soft skin texture.
The coat should be of medium length and fine and silky in texture.
Sarah added: So Baby meals are full of texture because we do n't skimp on ingredients or cooking methods.
It is a far cry from your average tinned skipjack tuna which tends to have a dry texture and bland taste.
Its Strong Points: Its unctuous texture gives back your skin its soft and supple feel: your face is soothed instantly.
Some colonies are soft with a spongy texture, some are like ferns, some form huge luscious quill feather shapes.
Its imitative and expressive chromatic texture evokes the motets of the Renaissance era, the so-called " stile antico ".
It picks up the texture of the fairly smooth cartridge paper I 'm using, creating a stippled areas in the shadows.
Building mass includes heights, views, form and texture, sunlight penetration, building and open space relationship, and ground floor uses.
Helps restore a more supple texture to the skin.
They will assess you, and can advise on the right texture of food or fluid to help you swallow safely.
Step out of the woods and in to the tallgrass prairie for a change of texture.
There 's a neatly made terrine of foie gras, whose texture is livened with confit rabbit.
This data is used in a variety of surface texture classification schemes.
The texture was different and more yellowy orange in color than the bore-hole clay so we suspect it was not natural.
A nice fat texture apparent on entry, immediately countered by some vibrant, positively zippy, crisp acidity.
Please continue to knead the dough by hand until it is mixed to a consistent texture.
For older toddlers exploring shape, texture and dimension, try the Edushape Sensory Puzzle Cube.
He may be fascinated with the feel and texture of the foods you place in front of him.
You can start out with a basic mural, and add some texture and depth by ordering hand-painted mural accessories.
Shapes, texture, and warmth make this nursery a delight for babies and parents alike.
For parents wondering how to make baby food, texture is vital during the introductory stages.
It simply makes the thick texture of these foods more manageable.
Seafood is often shipped frozen, and freezing affects taste and texture.
Cats adore the texture and moistness of wet food, and dry food is very good for their teeth.
The texture does put some people off because of the amount of fiber in the juice.
New products such as soaps and lotions containing acai are thought to improve skin texture, similar to witch hazel and other natural astringents.
Acai berries in their raw state are very hard to find in most areas of the U.S. and on top of that, difficult to eat because of their fibrous texture and seedpods.
Freezing basil also changes the texture and makes the leaves a bit soupy or runny; it's not the kind of basil you want to sprinkle on a pizza right out of the oven.
New porcelain tiles are available in finishes that mimic fabric, leather and metal, all of which can add subtle texture to the room.
Architects study the relationships between color, texture, lighting and all the aesthetic details a interior designer must understand.
Pair them with rich, deep wall colors, heavy textiles and lots of varying texture in rugs, draperies and throw pillows.
Contemporary style vases filled with colorful silk flowers add texture and vivid pops of color.
The key to successful eclectic decorating in a log cabin is to unify the design with common elements such as color, design, shape and texture.
Tuscan kitchen design is all about texture and contrast.
Woven baskets are another handy accessory to have in the kitchen due to their usefulness and rich texture.
Walls in Mediterranean style homes often feature deep, rich texture from hand-troweled stucco, mud, or plaster applications.
Placemats made with grasscloth or woven materials have rich texture that will add visual interest.
The colors are deep and the materials are rich in texture.
Most of the time, a special finish was used with the paint to enhance the colors and add texture to the room.
Faux finishes can be used to add style to a room, to give the room depth or texture or to use "tricks of the eye" to make a room appear larger or smaller.
Consider using a paint glaze or a faux finish to add warmth and texture to your primary color.
Wine bottles, bottles of spices, wicker baskets, fruit, nuts, and candles are inexpensive accessories that can really add texture to a room as well.
These materials tend to be rich in texture, and they will give a room depth and excitement.
No matter what your taste, add depth, texture and interest to your home with wrought iron.
This will create an ultra realistic faux stone effect with dimension and texture.
Surfaces such as mantles and countertops are another place where you can add texture and shine.
Area rugs can bring some warmth and texture to a room.
Even if a texture is emphasized, the textures will be restricted to only one or two pieces.
Fabrics should be in a neutral color with very little texture.
Color, texture and shapes are polished with immaculate details.
The choices of finishes for a stucco wall range from smooth to several types of texture.
A combination of curtains and shades can create interest and texture with a mix of patterns and solids or patterns and stripes.
Mix metals to give your rooms some texture.
Use pillows to add color, texture and visual interest to the room of your choice.
If you need a little inspiration to move you to adding color, depth, and texture to the rooms in your home, it is time to begin to look at examples of faux painting.
Faux painting techniques mean to create an illusion of something else - usually a texture found in nature.