Thick sentence example

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  • It was dark, shiny, thick and long.
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  • She cringed at the thick forearm brushing her ear.
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  • She stared into the early darkness of a thick cloud cover.
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  • Matthew had thick black hair, but Natalie's was blonde.
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  • The second dealer was moving closer, and she couldn't free herself from the thick arm wrapped around her.
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  • And yet the numbness hung over her like a thick fog.
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  • Where the mowers mow the cleanest, Where the hay lies thick and greenest, There to trace the homeward bee, That's the way for Billy and me.
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  • She guessed what he'd say before he broke the thick silence between them.
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  • His thick arms squeezed her closer.
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  • Sean brought her a bowl of thick beef stew, soda bread, and a Coke.
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  • After a thick moment of silence, she forced herself to continue.
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  • She had large brown eyes with thick black lashes and matching hair that was stacked becomingly on top of her head.
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  • The thick Miami heat had never felt so good!
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  • The hair on her head was thick.
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  • A couple of wing-backed chairs and sofa sank luxuriously into that thick wine carpet, but what caught her full attention was the wide curving staircase.
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  • The single portal was a thick wooden door that he secured with an equally thick board that fitted across the entire opening on the outside.
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  • She felt no motherly bond to the kid huddled beside her in a thick coat despite how adorable he was.
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  • The man standing in the weedy area of the lot was tall and thick, dressed in a trench coat, black clothing and heavy boots.
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  • The scent of pine and blooming flowers was thick in the air.
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  • He lay just under the icons; his large thick hands outside the quilt.
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  • His clothing was thick and heavy this night, as if he expected to be standing outside her window until dawn.
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  • He wore a white shirt and snug tuxedo pants that outlined long, thick thighs and a tight ass.
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  • She peeled off the thick coat and draped it over one bench before seating herself facing the door, as her father had taught her.
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  • Damian had turned his face away and was clenching a thick knuckle between his teeth.
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  • He squeezed her with his thick arms, and again she marveled at how he managed to be gentle with her when he was so strong.
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  • His heartbeat was strong and steady, the thick arm wrapped around her as it had been when he held her after they'd made love for the last time before falling asleep.
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  • Her voice, thick with sleep, ratcheted up his hormones another level.
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  • From the fleches they rode still farther to the left, along a road winding through a thick, low-growing birch wood.
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  • Confused by his moods, she watched him cross to a thick goblet with a knife beside it.
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  • Need was thick in her body, an inhuman craving she knew now how to satisfy.
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  • His thick body was at her back, and he shifted close enough to remain in contact while his large hands settled on her arms.
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  • At first, the thick leather around her neck felt like a whip.
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  • Their bodies were round, their legs short and thick and their arms extraordinarily long and stout.
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  • The sun is alone, except in thick weather, when there sometimes appear to be two, but one is a mock sun.
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  • The dress was thick silk and moved like water as she pulled it free and held it against her.
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  • They were thick and gruesome, creating ridges and channels in his face.
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  • His face was clean shaven, but his dark curly hair was thick and unruly.
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  • Thick dark lashes and a deep tan intensified the blue of his eyes, and his freshly shaven face had attractive angles.
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  • He was large and thick with glowing eyes and teeth sharpened into fangs.
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  • He pushed his sleeve up farther, revealing the bottom of a thick bicep with a partially visible tattoo.
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  • The ceiling above us was divided with half the room beneath a concrete slab and the remainder under what appeared as thick planking, well out of reach to either of us.
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  • Damian's silver-white hair was braided down his back, his thick body causing him to sink two inches into the mud.
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  • Thick brown brows crouched over darkening eyes.
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  • He sliced his wrist, and her attention turned immediately to thick liquid bubbling against his olive skin.
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  • Wynn stood with a slender teen demoness, half of whose face was knotted with thick scars.
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  • Balaga was a fair-haired, short, and snub-nosed peasant of about twenty- seven; red-faced, with a particularly red thick neck, glittering little eyes, and a small beard.
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  • It didn't have the kind of bandages she suspected he'd need for his shoulder, so she turned several towels into thick bandages and added them to the pile.
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  • "Ikira, I'm honored," the dark-haired man said with a bow and a thick Spanish accent.
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  • Her file --two inches thick --was yet more proof that the world that seemed foreign to her really wasn't.
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  • On peering out all they could see was rolling banks of clouds, so thick that they obscured all else.
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  • He was a stout, dark, red- faced peasant in the forties, with thick lips, a broad knob of a nose, similar knobs over his black frowning brows, and a round belly.
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  • She replaced the checkbook and started to close the drawer, but a thick envelope caught her attention.
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  • "Sweet," he said in a thick voice as he withdrew.
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  • He would say, as he went by in the morning, How thick the pigeons are!
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  • "Are you ready, my daughter?" he called through the thick wooden door.
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  • She pulled out waterproof ankle boots and her thick, lamb's wool-lined coat then quickly gathered her toiletries and packed an overnight bag.
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  • His suede pants clung to long, thick thighs and were tucked into heavy boots.
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  • But instead of a rim of darker blue surrounding her irises, they were rimmed by a thick band of iridescent silver.
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  • It was thick in her mouth, slightly sweet, and made her ravenous.
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  • The sidewalks were jammed with people and smells, the traffic thick and loud.
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  • The tracker was wide and thick, a head smaller than Gabriel, and built like a boulder.
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  • She leaned over to grab the thick rope and yanked it up, pulling it up hand over hand.
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  • He noticed her eyelashes, long and thick.
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  • She understood why he liked the spot; the scent of honeysuckle and herbs was thick in the air, the manicured gardens pleasant to look at and the awning providing the right amount of cool shade from the midmorning Georgia sun.
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  • Deidre's gaze fell to his shapely shoulder, thick bicep and roped forearm as he extended one arm high enough for Katie to walk under.
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  • His warmth cocooned her as he gathered her in his thick arms.
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  • He led her down a set of stairs and through a thick metal door at the bottom.
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  • In this valley were laid down, either in Eocene or Oligocene times, a great series of lake beds and thick accumulations of brown coal.
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  • The head is long and somewhat narrow, the forehead broad and receding, with overhanging brows, the eyes sunken, large and black, the nose thick and very broad at the nostrils.
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  • The mouth is large and the lips thick but not protuberant.
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  • Jim and the buggy followed, the old cab-horse being driven by Zeb while the Wizard stood up on the seat and bowed his bald head right and left in answer to the cheers of the people, who crowded thick about him.
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  • The thick wood is not just at our door, nor the pond, but somewhat is always clearing, familiar and worn by us, appropriated and fenced in some way, and reclaimed from Nature.
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  • I have heard of many going astray even in the village streets, when the darkness was so thick that you could cut it with a knife, as the saying is.
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  • When I first paddled a boat on Walden, it was completely surrounded by thick and lofty pine and oak woods, and in some of its coves grape-vines had run over the trees next the water and formed bowers under which a boat could pass.
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  • Stumps thirty or forty years old, at least, will still be sound at the core, though the sapwood has all become vegetable mould, as appears by the scales of the thick bark forming a ring level with the earth four or five inches distant from the heart.
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  • Late in the afternoon, as he was resting in the thick woods south of Walden, he heard the voice of the hounds far over toward Fair Haven still pursuing the fox; and on they came, their hounding cry which made all the woods ring sounding nearer and nearer, now from Well Meadow, now from the Baker Farm.
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  • While I was surveying, the ice, which was sixteen inches thick, undulated under a slight wind like water.
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  • But such was not the effect on Walden that year, for she had soon got a thick new garment to take the place of the old.
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  • A thermometer thrust into the middle of Walden on the 6th of March, 1847, stood at 32º, or freezing point; near the shore at 33º; in the middle of Flint's Pond, the same day, at 32º; at a dozen rods from the shore, in shallow water, under ice a foot thick, at 36º.
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  • The prince stood still; his lively glittering eyes from under their thick, bushy eyebrows sternly scanned all present and rested on the little princess.
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  • Puckering up his face though smiling, and showing his short strong teeth, he began with stubby fingers of both hands to ruffle up his thick tangled black hair.
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  • Still lower, beyond the turn of the staircase, one could hear the footstep of someone in thick felt boots, and a voice that seemed familiar to Princess Mary was saying something.
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  • Probably ten times the age of the birches that formed the forest, it was ten times as thick and twice as tall as they.
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  • The horses stepped over the field as over a thick carpet, now and then splashing into puddles as they crossed a road.
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  • "Sonya, what is this?" she cried, twanging a thick string.
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  • His whole short corpulent figure with broad thick shoulders, and chest and stomach involuntarily protruding, had that imposing and stately appearance one sees in men of forty who live in comfort.
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  • Having sat still for a while he touched--himself not knowing why--the thick spot of paint representing the highest light in the portrait, rose, and recalled de Beausset and the officer on duty.
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  • The lower jaw of an old Frenchman with a thick mustache trembled as he untied the ropes.
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  • His thin face with its short, thick black beard looked angry.
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  • He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal ease picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones.
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  • On the other side of the thick entry door was a sitting room with lush wine colored carpet.
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  • The cushions on the couch and chairs were thick and inviting.
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  • He wondered if Bianca's thick curls were as soft as Sofi or Jenn's hair.
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  • She trailed him up the stairs, taking in every inch of his perfectly round butt to his slender hips and thick back.
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  • His back was to her, his arms crossed, and his t-shirt stretched tightly across his thick back and shoulders.
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  • "I know, Dusty," he admitted in a thick voice.
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  • The tension between them was thick.
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  • She needed control of her own mind back, but the feverish fog was too thick.
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  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.
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  • He led her through a fortress too ancient for her to date, its blackened walls and well-worn stones massive and thick.
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  • "You do taste as sweet as you look," he said, voice thick with need.
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  • "You spit fire one moment and submit the next," he said, his voice thick with need.
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  • A sprawling castle with thick walls, an old portcullis, and torches glowing along the walls rose up before them.
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  • Stairs traced the inside of the thick wall, and she walked up them.
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  • The windows were open with no glass, and heavy iron chandeliers hung from thick wooden rafters and were burning real candles.
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  • The Amazonian picked out a couple of T-shirts, her thick upper arms exposed in the tank top and jeans.
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  • She shut off the shower and wrung out her hair, then wrapped herself in the thick towel.
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  • Left with her towel and her toiletries, she took her time applying the thick moisturizer and lotion over her entire body, then finished by combing through her hair.
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  • His arousal rose solid and thick against her belly, and the soft towel agitated her straining nipples.
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  • The tank top displayed his thick biceps and shapely shoulders.
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  • The silence was thick and awkward.
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  • Her eyes swept over his muscular form, from his shapely shoulders and wide back to the thick thighs outlined by the sweats.
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  • He released a sigh when he.d transformed and shook snowflakes from his thick coat.
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  • "Hello, kitten," he said in his thick accent.
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  • What had appeared to be a thick, gold, hard band of about three inches in width had molded around her arm and felt no heavier than the clothing she wore.
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  • Relieved, she focused on the blue skies, yellow suns, and thick emerald grass that reminded her of pictures from a tour book of Ireland.
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  • She felt more grounded as she stepped out of the horrible grey elevator onto a thick carpet of green.
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  • Long, dark hair was held in place at the base of his neck by a thick band of rose gold.
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  • His frame was thick beneath the snug clothing, with a tucked waist and flared upper body extending from the tucked waist to his wide, broad shoulders.
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  • He wrapped a thick arm around her and pulled her against him until her back was pressed against his chest.
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  • They were twice as thick.
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  • His thick arms were around her, his muscular chest at her back.
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  • She dug through one and withdrew a thick pad of paper and pack of pencils.
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  • Thick, bronze skin coated layers of roped, rippling muscles.
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  • She wasn't surprised to see the man in the thick robes move to the cooler shade of the house.
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  • His thick form was tense, his features implacable.
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  • Astonished, she leaned back and watched it rise, thick and plush, to a height of several inches.
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  • The thick stone door behind her slid closed, and there was a pause before another door opened in front of her.
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  • After a thick moment of silence, Evelyn rose to place the tarantula cat near the pilot and sealed off the door between the tiny cabin and pilot.
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  • He exhaled and began to pet her, still amazed at how thick and soft her fur felt.
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  • He frowned at her over the rim of his thick glasses.
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  • Even the beggars outside the thick, bulletproof glass of the main gate were quiet, their small fires dark.
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  • The first gate consisted of a few dozen men better armed than his team atop a thick steel wall with an iron core.
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  • Brady watched Angel carefully place the keypad into a wall with several others, then secure them behind a thick shield of titanium glass.
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  • Her gaze went again to the pool of blood, then to the thick swath of red marking the trail of the dead man.
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  • She imagined he looked much like the man before her, thick and strong.
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  • He wrapped a thick arm around her throat and dragged her from the forest.
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  • The fed building smoldered before him, the scent of metal and burning plastic thick in the air.
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  • He emerged from the thick steel walls into the sunlight.
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  • At last, the tunnel sloped upward and dead-ended at a thick metal door.
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  • She sat on a thick log.  He disappeared into the shadows of the jungle, and she pulled her knees to her chest, listening.  He was silent while the branches overhead hissed and rasped against one another and the cries of distant birds drifted to her.
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  • Another snap of branches from a different direction.  Katie whirled in time to see the shadow of someone – or something – disappearing behind a thick tree.
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  • Katie hesitated before shuffling forward on her knees.  She carefully touched the woman's leg then patted it as she followed it down to the thick roots wrapped around her ankles.  Unable to see exactly how she was stuck, Katie used her cold fingers to fumble around the root and the woman's sneakers.  "It's really jammed in there," she said at last.
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  • Katie touched the roots ensnaring the sleeping woman's ankle.  The mess baffled her, as if the roots themselves had reached out to grab Deidre's ankles instead of her slipping and stumbling into them.  The gnarly roots were twisted and thick, wrapped too tightly for her to pry them apart.
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  • She started to saw at them with the knife.  The wood was thick and wet.  She shifted closer, gasping when the root healed the cuts she'd just made.  Furious at the latest trick from the Immortal underworld, Katie sawed furiously at the root, until her arm ached.  She'd barely made a dent when she switched arms.
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  • Katie fought back a smile at the irritated look on Rhyn's face.  He was in raw form: bloodied, drenched with underworld rain, disheveled, in need of a good shave.  His thick frame was still on edge, as if he expected one of the Sanctuary's nuns to turn into a demon and fly at them.  He looked every bit the muscular, powerful, glowering half-demon the nuns wanted to throw out of the Sanctuary.
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  • Chernak handed a thick folder to Dean, smiling at Mayer as if he were waiting to be introduced.
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  • Dean retrieved his car and fought his way out of town on roads thick with retreating commuters.
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  • For the first hour of his trip to the airport, Dean's vision was restricted to two red eyes of the taillights in front of him, glaring out of a haze as thick as chowder.
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  • Get this through your thick head—you're the bad guy.
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  • The thick log walls insulated them from some of the noise, but the storm was fierce.
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  • A thick limb jutted up sharply, as if throwing an arm out for help.
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  • The leaves quickly fell to the ground, forming a thick layer everywhere.
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  • His huge tongue hung out of the side of his mouth like a thick slice of bologna.
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  • She stood before the panoramic window of his lair, gazing at snowfall so thick, it hid the nearby mountains from sight.
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  • The vantage point from there would let her see anything coming up the driveway or through the forest, though the pines were thick.
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  • Jenn climbed a tree close to the wall then leapt onto the top of the thick, marble wall.
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  • There was no part of him that was soft, from the chiseled abs and hips to his thick biceps.
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  • He began to understand her reluctance to be involved with him and how thick the walls around her heart were, if she spent the years since the Schism learning how to shut people and emotion out.
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  • Jenn jogged until she was warm then settled into as quick of a walk as she could through the thick forest and tall snow.
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  • Her eyes went to his long fingers and roped forearms then upward to the thick biceps and wide shoulders.
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  • After a thick silence, she whispered, Explains why the Others want to drag me over there.
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  • Yully responded, her thick Irish lilt and the poor phone reception frustrating him.
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  • His eyes were observant and restless, his eyebrows thick and low, and his features hard.
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  • The heavy scent of fragrant sea swept over him, the chill of the ocean kept out of the city by its thick walls.
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  • She recalled the strong, thick man who watched over her as she grew.
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  • Her breathing was unsteady, the scent of her honey musk and sweat thick in his nostrils.
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  • The tension was thick, their heat filling the empty space between them.
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  • The sounds and scents of battle were thick in the air, from clanging of metal to cries of the injured to the smell of heated bodies.
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  • She felt the thick, long proof of his arousal hard against her belly, but his effort to provide comfort rather than tend his own pleasure made her feel even safer in her killer's arms.
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  • Placing the coffee cup on the window sill, he ran a hand through thick black hair that curled in all the right places.
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  • "Sick," she said through lips that felt thick and unresponsive.
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  • He ran a powerful hand through thick hair that still held a touch of red.
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  • I'll slice it for you as thick as you want.
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  • Megan considered the selection and ordered a pound of lunchmeat sliced thick.
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  • The blade came to a jolting halt against the thick clump.
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  • Although a thick layer of clouds hid the sun, the air wasn't any cooler.
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  • This must be the reason the thick short candles were stored there.
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  • Her tone could have cut through a six-foot thick lead wall.
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  • Jessi looked at him again, taking in the thick form and gaze so direct and piercing, it was almost hostile.
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  • His body was flawless: thick muscles moving effortlessly beneath bronze skin.
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  • A thick silence fell.
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  • Thick shoulders and arms, chiseled chest and abs.
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  • His thick shoulders were wider than the back of the chair he sat in.
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  • The sight of his thick, roped arm next to hers reminded her of their difference in sizes.
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  • He held her against his hard, thick frame, his gentle kiss a question she didn't want to answer truthfully.
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  • He started the coffeemaker and faced her, folding his arms across his thick chest.
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  • Her eyes took in his broad shoulders, thick upper body and lean lower body.
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  • Xander lifted her into a sitting position between his thick thighs and kissed her face.
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  • Jessi's hands traced the thick muscles of his arms.
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  • When a mushroom is perfectly ripe and the gills are brown-black in colour, they throw down a thick dusty deposit of fine brown-black or purple-black spores; it is essential to note the colour.
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  • thick is first deposited, and covered with a light dryish earth to the depth of 2 in.; and two similar layers with similar coverings are added, the whole being made narrower as it advances in height.
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  • A layer of fine earth is then placed over the whole, and well beaten down, and the surface is covered with a thick coat of straw.
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  • thick, each layer being beaten firm, until the bed is 9 or io in.
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  • As the powers of the telescope were gradually developed, it was found that the finest hairs or filaments of silk, or the thinnest silver wires that could be drawn, were much too thick for the refined purposes of the astronomer, as p p they entirely obliterated the image of a star in the more powerful telescopes.
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  • The floor of the enclosure is constituted as in the other Zimbabwe buildings by a thick bed of cement which extends even outside the main wall.
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  • Fleas are wingless insects, with a laterally compressed body, small and indistinctly separated head, and short thick antennae situated in cavities somewhat behind and above the simple eyes, which are always minute and sometimes absent.
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  • thick, and is stretched on the extreme end of a pipe which is then forced into the next socket.
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  • Cylinders, tanks and independent boilers should be encased in a non-conducting material such as silicate cotton, thick felt or asbestos composition.
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  • Yet it builds its nest in thick bushes or trees at about a man's height from the ground, therein laying two eggs, which Professor Burmeister likens to those of the Land-Rail in colour.'
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  • In the winter coat the hair is long and pendent, elongated into a short beard on the sides of the lower jaw behind the chin; and it is also longer than elsewhere on the neck and the chest; at the base of the long hair is a thick growth of short and woolly under-fur.
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  • thick at the base, and 3 ft.
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  • Tail of moderate length, thick at the base and tapering towards the apex, clothed with short hair_ First hind toe (including the metacarpal bone) absent.
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  • These forests were formerly very thick, but they are now greatly thinned by the Turks, who cut them down and take no care to plant others in their place.
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  • The skull is abnormally thick and the cerebral capacity small.
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  • He then pushed on, through a very thick forest, with scarcely any water, till he came to the streams which supply the Roper, a river flowing into the western part of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
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  • Robur than any other species, forming a thick trunk with spreading base and, when growing in glades or other open places, huge spreading boughs, less twisted and gnarled than those of the English oak, and covered with a whitish bark that gives a marked character to the tree.
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  • In the woods of Oregon, from the Columbia river southwards, an oak is found bearing some resemblance to the British oak in foliage and in its thick trunk and widely-spreading boughs, but the bark is white as in Q.
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  • The very large acorns are remarkable for their thick cups with long reflexed scales; the leaves are large, oblong, with deep serratures terminating in a bristle-like point.
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  • African antelope, scientifically known as Cephalophus grimmi; the popular name alluding to its habit of diving into and threading its way through thick bush.
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  • Duikers are animals of small or medium size, usually frequenting thick forest.
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  • thick, and of irregular length, generally about 3 ft., probably formed and dried in situ."
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  • thick, and they seem to have been plastered both inside and outside.
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  • The glycols are somewhat thick liquids, of high boiling point, the pinacones only being crystalline solids; they are readily soluble in water and alcohol, but are insoluble in ether.
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  • thick, which itself is enclosed in cast iron spigot-ended pipes, 3 in.
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  • The core is served with a thick coating of wet jute, yarn or hemp (h), forming a soft bed for the sheath, and, to secure immunity from the ravages of submarine boring animals, e.g.
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  • His transmitter consists of a nearly closed oscillating circuit comprising a condenser or battery of Leyden jars, a spark gap, and the primary coil of an oscillation transformer consisting of one turn of thick wire wound on a wooden frame.
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  • The microphonic arrangement consisted of a spring S, about the hundredth of an inch thick and the eighth of an inch broad, fixed at one end to a lever L, and carrying at its free extremity a brass block W.
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  • It may be mentioned that the Bactrian camel, which is a shorter-legged and more ponderous animal than the Arabian species, grows an enormously long and thick winter coat, which is shed in blanket-like masses in spring.
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  • The hair imported into Europe is chiefly used in the manufacture of small brushes used by painters, while the thick hide is formed into a very durable leather.
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  • The bows differ altogether with each group, but the same two kinds of arrows are in general use: (1) long and ordinary for fishing and other purposes; (2) short with a detachable head fastened to the shaft by a thong, which quickly brings pigs up short when shot in the thick jungle.
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  • Trophosome polyps forming branching colonies of which the stem and main branches are thick and composed of a network of anastomosing coenosarcal tubes covered by a common ectoderm and supported by a thick chitinous perisarc; hydranths similar to those of Coryne; gonosome, sessile gonophores.
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  • The nearest approach to the Stylasteridae is perhaps to be found in Ceratella, with its arborescent trophosome formed of .anastomosing coenosarcal tubes supported by a thick perisarc and covered by a common ectoderm.
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  • The thick black line represents endoderm, the thinner line ectoderm.
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  • I, End of hydroid of the thalloid Liverwort Blyttia, showing the thick lignified wall penetrated by simple pits.
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  • Note thick walls and oblique slit-like pits with opposite inclination on the two sides of the cell seen in surface view.
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  • In three generaBlyttia, Symphyogyna and Hymenophytum there are one or more strands or bundles consisting of long thickwalled fibre-like (prosenchymatous) cells, pointed at the ends and running longitudinally through the thick midrib.
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  • The latter are plates of green tissue one cell thick, while the stem consists of uniform more or less elongated cylindrical cells.
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  • The leaf consists of a central midrib, several cells thick, and two wings, one cell thick.
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  • The periblem, one cell thick at the apex, produces the cortex, to which the piliferous layer belongs in Monocotyledons; and the plerome, which is nearly always sharply separated from the periblem, gives rise to the vascular cylinder.
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  • Every great group or phylum of vascular plants, when it has become dominant in the vegetation of the world, has produced members with the tree habit arising by the formation of a thick woody trunk, in most cases by the activity of a cambium.
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  • In a few cases some of the tracheids have very thick walls and reduced cavities, functioning as mechanical rather than as waterconducting elements.
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  • The rough surface of the bark of many trees is due to the successive phellogens not arising in regular concentric zones, but forming in arcs which join with the earlier-formed arcs, and thus causing the bark to come off in flakes or thick chunks.
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  • In the first, which are called ectotropic, the fungal filaments form a thick felt or sheath round the root, either completely enclosing it or leaving the apex free.
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  • The stretching of the cell wall by the hydrostatic pressure is fixed by a secretion of new particles and their deposition upon the original wall, which as it becomes slightly thicker is capable of still greater extension, much in the same way as a thick band of indiarubber is capable of undergoing greater stretching than a thin one.
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  • Sclerophyllous leaves are ually characterized by entire or sub-entire margins, a thick cuticle, riall but rarely sunken stomata, a we1l-developed and close-set ilisade tissue and a feeble system of air-spaces.
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  • In such leaves, there are a well-marked cuticle, a thick epidermis, a thick hypodermis at least on the upper side of the leaf, well-developed palisade tissue, and a poorly developed system of air-spaces.
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  • They are very thick in Viscum album, and are well seen in Phaseolus inultiflorus and Lilium Martagon.
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  • The vegetation of Krakatoa was completely exterminated in 1883 by a thick coat of red-hot pumice.
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  • thick, containing rolled fossil bones, cetacean and fish teeth, and shells of the Crag period, with nodules or pebbles of phosphatic matter derived from the London Clay, and often investing fossils from that formation.
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  • The Cambridgeshire coprolites are believed to be derived from deposits of Gault age; they are obtained by washing from a stratum about a foot thick, resting on the Gault, at the base of the Chalk Marl, and probably homotaxeous with the Chloritic Marl.
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  • thick, with beds of calcium phosphate, and a shale of half that thickness, were discovered by Hope Jones in the neighbourhood of Cwmgynen, about 16 m.
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  • In front of the acetabulum a thick process of the ilium descends to meet the pubis, and a similar process behind meets the ischium.
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  • The ischiadic portion consists generally of five or six nerves, which leave the pelvis as one thick system through the ilio-ischiadic foramen.
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  • The eyeball, instead of being globular, resembles rather the tube of a short and thick opera-glass.
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  • high, and as thick as the Duke of York's column in London.
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  • Almost beardless, and with thin eyebrows, they had on their heads thick, black, lustrous hair, which neither fell off nor turned grey until extreme old age.
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  • Persulphuric anhydride, S207, is a thick viscous liquid obtained by the action of the silent discharge upon a mixture of sulphur trioxide and oxygen.
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  • They are described as light-eyed and red-haired, and lived by hunting in their thick forests.
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  • by thick Permian and Triassic strata.
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  • The Eocene covers wide tracts from Lithuania to Tsaritsyn, and is represented in the Crimea and Caucasus by thick deposits belonging to the same ocean which left its deposits on the Alps and the Himalayas.
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  • The thick Quaternary, or Post-Pliocene, deposits which cover nearly all Russia were for a long time a puzzle to geologists.
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  • The deposits of the Post-Glacial period are represented throughout Russia, Poland and Finland, as also throughout Siberia and Central Asia, by very thick lacustrine deposits, which show that, after the melting of the ice-sheet, the country was covered with immense lakes, connected by broad channels (the fjarden of the Swedes), which later on gave rise to the actual rivers.
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  • It is covered with a thick sheet of black earth, a kind of loess, that is mixed with humus.
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  • Drainage finding no outlet through the thick clay, the soil of the forest region is often hidden beneath extensive marshes, and the forests themselves are often mere thickets choking marshy ground; large tracts of sand appear in the W., and the admixture of boulders with the clay in the N.W.
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  • On the thick layer of black earth by which the steppe is covered a luxuriant vegetation develops in spring; after the old grass has been burned a bright green prevails over immense stretches, but this rapidly disappears under the burning rays of the sun and the hot E.
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  • Between the pediment and the cornice a thick corded moulding is carried round the main building.
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  • Sleep may overtake the patient in the midst of the sweating stage, and he awakes, not without some feeling of what he has passed through, but on the whole well, with the temperature fallen almost or altogether to the normal, or it may be even below the normal; the pulse moderate and full; the spleen again of its ordinary size; the urine that is passed after the paroxysm deposits a thick brick-red sediment of urates.
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  • In central Europe it thrives best in enclosed, preserved waters, with a clayey or muddy bottom and with an abundant vegetation; it avoids clear waters with stony ground, and is altogether absent from rapid streams. The tench is distinguished by its very small scales, which are deeply imbedded in a thick skin, whose surface is as slippery as that of an eel.
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  • All the fins have a rounded outline; the short dorsal fin is without a spine, but the males possess a very thick and flattened outer ray in the ventral fins.
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  • thick; the market church, in the Romanesque style, restored since its partial destruction by fire in 1844, and containing the town archives and a library in which are some of Luther's manuscripts; the old town hall (Rathaus), possessing many interesting antiquities; the Kaiserworth (formerly the hall of the tailors' gild and now an inn) with the statues of eight of the German emperors; and the Kaiserhaus, the oldest secular building in Germany, built by the emperor Henry III.
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  • mountains are said to rise to 20,000 ft., having the appear ance of being permanently covered with snow; the surface seems generally to be clothed with thick wood.
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  • From 8000 to 12,000 ft., a thick forest of deciduous trees is almost universal, above which a sub-alpine region is reached, and vegetation as on the east continues up to 18,000 ft.
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  • In others, it lies in the coelom, often surrounded by a special and occasionally rather thick sheath.
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  • In Lanice conchilega the posterior series of nephridia are connected by a thick longitudinal duct, which seems to be seen in its most reduced form in Owenia, where a duct on each side runs in the epidermis, being in parts a groove, and receives one short tubular nephridium only and occupies only one segment.
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  • Sperm ducts and atria as in Limicolae; egg sacs large; body wall thick; vascular system and nephridia as in Terricolae.
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  • From this an equally slender tube proceeds, which joins its fellow of the opposite side, and the two form a thick, walled tube, which opens on to the exterior within the bursa copulatrix through which the penis protrudes.
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  • thick at the base.
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  • Towards the foothills of the Caucasus they are clothed with thick forests, while in the west they merge into the steppes of south Russia or end in marshy ground, choked with reeds and rushes, in the delta of the Kuban.
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  • Next in upward sequence is a thick mass of sandstones, grits and shales - the Millstone Grit series.
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  • Even in summer cold and thick fogs are often seen hanging over the rivers, and clinging to the lower parts of the hills, and hoar-frosts are by no means unknown even in June and July.
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  • Proteaceae), an Australian genus of trees with very thick, woody, inversely pear-shaped fruits which split into two parts when ripe.
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  • The best poles are obtained in Norway from small, slender, drawn-up trees, growing under the shade of the larger ones in the thick woods, these being freer from knots, and tougher from their slower growth.
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  • In Scandinavia a thick turpentine oozes from cracks or fissures in the bark, forming by its congelation a fine yellow resin, known commercially as "spruce rosin," or "frankincense"; it is also procured artificially by cutting off the ends of the lower branches, when it slowly exudes from the extremities.
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  • The fresh branches, with their thick mat of foliage, are useful to the gardener for sheltering wall-fruit in the spring.
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  • thick near the base.
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  • It forms extensive forests in Vancouver Island, British Columbia and Oregon, whence the timber is exported, being highly prized for its strength, durability and even grain, though very heavy; it is of a deep yellow colour, abounding in resin, which oozes from the thick bark.
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  • Shell spirally coiled; epipodial tentacles present; operculum thick and calcareous.
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  • Shell turriculated and siphonated, thick, each whorl with varices; foot broad and truncated anteriorly; pallial siphon well developed; proboscis present.
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  • Shell solid, piriform, with thick folded columella; lateral teeth of radula bicuspidate.
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  • Cephalic disk enlarged anteriorly, forming an open tube posteriorly; shell external, thick, with p:ominent spire; no operculum.
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  • thick, and contains stone implements and sherds of handmade and hand-polished vessels, showing a progressive development in technique from bottom to top. This Cnossian stratum seems to be throughout earlier than the lowest layer at Hissarlik.
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  • He goes so far as to pronounce the latter to be Cretan importations, their fabric and forms being unlike anything Nilotic. If that be so, the period at which stone implements were beginning to be superseded by bronze in Crete must be dated before 4000 B.C. But it will be remembered that below all Evans's "Minoan" strata lies the immensely thick Neolithic deposit.
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  • The lid is sometimes thin and wafer-like as in the burrow of the species of Nemesia, sometimes thick and cord-like as in that of the species of Cteniza or Pachylomerus.
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  • More often it consists of a thick felting of silk, either spun in one continuous piece into a globular form, as in the Aviculariidae, or composed of two plate-like pieces, an upper and a lower, united at the edges and lenticular in shape, as in some of the Lycosidae.
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  • The place figured frequently as a frontier fortress in the wars of the Romans and the Parthians, its brick walls being unusually thick and its citadel very strong.
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  • thick, it is crossed on sledges from Listvinichnoe to Misovaya.
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  • It then often retains its vitality for a long time, apparently crawling as if it were itself a worm, a phenomenon which is at least partially explained by the extraordinary development of nervous tissue, equally distributed all through the walls of the proboscis, and either united into numerous longitudinal nerve-stems (Drepanophorus, Amphiporus) or spread out into a uniform and comparatively thick layer (Cerebratulus, sp.).
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  • In others this surface is be:.et with thick, glandular, adhesive papillae.
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  • In Carinella, Cephalothrix, Polia and the Metanemertines the two tegumentary layers with their different glandular elements are fused into one; a thick layer of connective tissue is situated beneath them (instead of between them) and keeps the entire cutaneous system more definitely separate from the muscular (fi g s.
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  • The oesophagus is the anterior portion of the digestive canal; its walls are folded longitudinally, comparatively thick and provided with longitudinal muscular fibres.
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  • Transparent soaps are prepared by dissolving ordinary soap in strong alcohol and distilling off the greater portion of the alcohol till the residue comes to the condition of a thick transparent jelly.
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  • 0 200 3T 7, 5P too zoo Ancient sites are shown by thick lines andlettered thus:-.....
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  • This is of constant occurrence in classical pianoforte music, in which thick chords are subjected to polyphonic laws only in their top and bottom notes, while the inner notes make a solid mass of sound in which numerous consecutive fifths and octaves are not only harmless but essential to the balance of tone.
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  • thick, which was built about 1315, and was once the residence of the powerful family of Erskine, descendants of the earl of Mar.
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  • The tail is thick and bushy, the feet and legs particularly strong, and there is usually a double dew-claw on each hind limb.
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  • The muzzle is short, the ears large and pendent, the limbs relatively short and heavy, and the coat thick and frequently long.
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  • Both breeds were large and heavy, with pendulous ears and thick throats with dewlaps.
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  • Otterhounds are thick, woolly harriers with oily underfur.
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  • The colour is generally black-and-tan or brownish, the body is extremely long and cylindrical; the ears are large and pendulous, the legs broad, thick and twisted, with everted paws..
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  • The coat is short, thick and silky, and the tail is long and tapering..
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  • The coat should be thick, short and very silky, the favourite colours being white and white marked with brindle.
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  • When amongst the litter of a properly mated, highly bred fox-terrier, pups are found with long bodies and thick short legs and feet, breeders are disposed to excuse the result by the supposition that the bitch has been contaminated by some earlier mating.
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  • (3) Remnants (in situ) of an old stalagmitic floor about nine inches thick.
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  • The greater part of the country is covered either with tall coarse grasses (these open plains being called ban), or more commonly with thick thorn-bush or jungle, among which rise occasional isolated trees.
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  • The waters of Bahr-Assal are deeply impregnated with salt, which, in thick crusts, forms crescent-shaped round the banks - dazzling white when reflected by the sun.
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  • The greater part of the animal is covered with long brown hair, thick, matted and curly on the shoulders, so as to give the appearance of a hump, but elsewhere straight and hanging down - that of the sides, back and haunches reaching as far as the middle of the legs and entirely concealing the very short tail.
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  • There is also a thick woolly under-fur, shed in summer, when the whole coat comes off in blanket-like masses.
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  • The majority of plant specimens are most suitably fastened on paper by a mixture of equal parts of gum tragacanth and gum arabic made into a thick paste with water.
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  • To preserve the colour of flowers pledgets of cotton wool, which prevent bruising, should be introduced between them, as also, if the stamens are thick and succulent, as in Digitalis, between these and the corolla.
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  • When, as with some plants like Verbascum, the thick hard stems are liable to cause the leaves to wrinkle in drying by removing the pressure from them, small pieces of bibulous paper or cotton wool may be placed upon the leaves near their point of attachment to the stem.
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  • When freed from excess of water it is laid on a sheet of thick white blotting-paper, and a piece of smooth washed calico is placed upon it (unwashed calico, on account of its "facing," adheres to the sea-weed).
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  • 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.
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  • Mogilev is built up of Devonian deposits in the north, of Cretaceous in the east, and of Tertiary elsewhere, but generally is covered with a thick layer of Glacial and later alluvial deposits.
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  • Skin thick and but scantily covered with hair.
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  • Skin very thick, in many species thrown into massive folds.
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  • thick, and yields salt of extraordinary purity (sometimes 99% pure).
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  • thick), on Week's Island, on Belle Isle and probably beneath the intervening marshes.
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  • A few shallow salt lakes are filled by rain water, but they dry up on the setting in of the hot weather, leaving a thick crust of salt on their beds, which is used for commercial and domestic purposes.
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  • thick, 15 to 30 ft.
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  • The river is not deep and can be forded in many places; the banks are fringed with thick bush and dom-palms. At the junction of the Ganale and the Web the river is swift-flowing and 85 yards across; just below the Daua confluence it is 200 yds.
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  • thick, 13 towers about 58 ft.
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  • thick or more.
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  • thick, and the north gateway, one of the most perfect Roman gateways in Great Britain.
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  • Zuyev describes them as like the Tunguses, with flattened nose, thick lips, little beard and black, hard hair.
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  • It is a thick yellowish oil boiling between 242° C. and 250° C. It condenses with acetone in the presence of caustic soda to a quinoline.
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  • Immersed in cold water gelatin does not dissolve but swells up; it dissolves readily in hot water, forming, according to the quantity present, a thick jelly which solidifies to a hard mass on cooling (the " glue " of the woodworker), or a thin jelly (used in cookery).
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  • Elastin occurs either as thick strands or as membranes; it constitutes the " elastic tissue " of the anatomist.
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  • The rubber comes into commerce in thick strips or sheets or as " scrap."
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  • size); 2, fruit; a hard thick coat.
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  • thick and 20 in.
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  • Others are biennials producing a number of leaves on a very short stem in the first year, and in the second sending up a flowering shoot at the expense of the nourishment stored in the thick tap-root during the previous season.
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  • of the Lena) ranges, diversify these monotonous lowlands, which are covered with a thick sheet of black earth in the south and assume the character of barren tundras in the north.
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  • fruticosa in the north and w_th thick grasses (poor in species) in the southern and drier parts.
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  • But even in these districts the botanist and the geographer can easily distinguish between the chern or thick forest of the Altai and the taiga of East Siberia.
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  • thick is ruptured by a charge of about 30 lb.
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  • Hence the difficulty of imparting any considerable permanent magnetization to a short thick bar not possessed of great coercive force.
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  • thick, through which is cut a rectangular opening to receive the two magnetizing coils B B.
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  • It is remarkable that the phenomena of magnetic viscosity are much more evident in a thick rod than in a thin wire, or even in a large bundle of thin wires.
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  • thick, affording a safe promenade, which commands a splendid view.
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  • The phosphatic deposit has doubtless been produced by the long-continued action of a thick bed of sea-fowl dung, which converted the carbonate of the underlying limestone into phosphate.
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  • A thick sandstone sheet once covered the greater part if not all of it, remains of which are found on the elevated chapadas of the interior and on isolated elevations extending across the republic toward its western frontier.
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  • Then come the catinga tracts, and, beyond these, the open campos of the elevated plateau, dotted with clumps of low growing bushes and broken by tracts of carrasco, a thick, matted, bushy growth 10 to 12 ft.
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  • The nuts are the fruit of the Bertholletia excelsa, one of the largest trees of the Amazon forest region, and are enclosed, sixteen to eighteen in number, in a hard, thick pericarp. Another nut-producing tree is the sapucaia (Lecythis ollaria), whose nuts are enclosed in a larger pericarp, and are considered to be better flavoured than those first described.
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  • thick, of the Greek period, is almost entire; they are about 3 m.
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  • thick, and is terminated by a rounded apex united by a necking to the shaft.
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  • There are extensive beds of good coal, including thick seams of steam coal near the Rand and other goldfields.
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  • It is frequently found upon deities, kings and magnates, and appears to have been composed of some thick furrowed or fluted material, sometimes of bright and variegated design.
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  • The skirts were held in place by a thick rolled belt, and the upper part of the body remained quite nude in the earliest times; but from the middle Minoan period onward we often find an important addition in the shape of a low-cut bodice, which sometimes has sleeves, either tight-fitting or puffed, and ultimately develops into a laced corsage.
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  • 20), the female figure reclining on the lid wears a Greek chiton of a thin white material, with short sleeves fastened on the outside of the arm, by means of buttons and loops; a himation of dark purple thick stuff is wrapped round her hips and legs; on her feet are sandals, consisting of a sole apparently of leather, and attached to the foot and leg with leather straps; under the straps are thin socks which do not cover the toes; she wears a necklace of heavy pendants; her ears are pierced for ear-rings; her hair is partly gathered together with a ribbon at the roots behind, and partly hangs in long tresses before and behind; a flat diadem is bound round her head a little way back from the brow and 2 The tutulus was worn at Rome by the flaminica.
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  • His complexion is tawny, darker than that of the Chinese, but clearer than that of the Cambodian; his hair is black, coarse and long; his skin is thick; his forehead low; his skull slightly depressed at the top, but well developed at the sides.
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  • His nose is not only the flattest, but also the smallest among the IndoChinese; his eyes are rarely oblique; his mouth is large and his lips thick; his teeth are blackened and his gums destroyed by the constant use of the betel-nut, the areca-nut and lime.
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  • Thick mist and driving rain delayed the I.
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  • Nitroglycerin dissolves a little water and then appears thick or milky.
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  • thick, and formed of a core of rough rubble cemented together with mortar (containing much coarse gravel) of extraordinary hardness and tenacity, and a facing for the most part of stone - Kentish rag, freestone or ironstone - but occasionally of flints; about 2 ft.
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  • thick; then succeeded a portion wholly of brick, terminating in battlements topped with copings of stone.
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  • In this document the following statement was made: " Many citizens, to avoid such danger, built according to their means, on their ground, a stone house covered and protected by thick tiles against the fury of fire, whereby it often happened that when a fire arose in the city and burnt many edifices and' had reached such a house, not being able to injure it, it then became extinguished, so that many neighbours' houses were wholly saved from fire by that house."
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  • The frost began on the evening of December 27, 1813, with a thick fog.
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  • The coast, which curves to the N.E., is marked by a line of sandhills covered with thick bush and rising in places to a height of 500 ft.
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  • In the case of very thick beds and mass deposits the main shaft or tunnel will preferably be located in the foot-wall.
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  • With thick and strong Places.
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  • In the working of thick deposits the block of ground between two levels is divided into horizontal sections or floors which are worked either from above downward or from of Thick the bottom upward; in the first case the separate floors are worked by one of the caving systems; in the second, generally with the aid of filling.
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  • thick in the bottom of a gangway 12 ft.
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  • These differences arise primarily from the fact that glass for optical uses is required in comparatively large and thick pieces, while for most other purposes glass is used in the form of comparatively thin sheets; when, therefore, as a consequence 5 and crown glass.
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  • The crucibles or pots used for the production of optical glass very closely resemble those used in the manufacture of flint glass for other purposes; they are " covered " and the molten materials are thus protected from the action of the furnace gases by the interposition of a wall of fireclay, but as crucibles for optical glass are used for only one fusion and are then broken up, they are not made so thick and heavy as those used in flint-glass making, since the latter remain in the furnace for many weeks.
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  • In the case of large and thick cylinders, however, another process of opening the ends is generally employed: an assistant attaches a small lump of hot glass to the domed end, and the heat of this added glass softens the cylinder sufficiently to enable the assistant to cut the end open with a pair of shears; subsequently the open end is spun out to the diameter of the whole as described above.
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  • The finished cylinder is next carried to a rack and the pipe detached from it by applying a cold iron to the neck of thick hot glass which connects pipe-butt and cylinder, the neck cracking at the touch.
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  • The mechanical operation is quite successful for thick sheets, but it is not as yet available for the thinner sheets required for the ordinary purposes of sheet-glass, since with these excessive breakage occurs, while the sheets generally show grooves or lines derived from small irregularities of the drawing orifice.
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  • For the production of thick sheets which are subsequently to be polished the process may thus claim considerable success, but it is not as yet possible to produce satisfactory sheet-glass by such means.
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  • Prior has introduced an ingenious method of making small oblong and square sheets of coloured glass, which are thick in the centre and taper towards the edges, and which have one surface slightly roughened and one brilliantly polished.
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  • The usual process was to gather, first, a small quantity of opaque white glass; to coat this with a thick layer of translucent blue glass; and, finally, to cover the blue glass with a coating of the white glass.
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  • The glass in all is greenish, very thick, with many bubbles, and has been cut with the wheel; in some instances circles and cones, and in one the outlines of the figure of a leopard, have been left standing up, the rest of the surface having been laboriously cut away.
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  • Evelyn notes in his Diary a visit in 1673 to the Italian glass-house at Greenwich, " where glass was blown of finer metal than that of Murano," and a visit in 1677 to the duke of Buckingham's glass-works, where they made huge " vases of mettal as cleare, ponderous and thick as chrystal; also looking-glasses far larger and better than any that came from Venice."
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  • thick, of which one end was kept at too° C., the rest of the rod in a "vacuum" (of 5 mm.
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  • thick, must represent a period of about 3000 years, more especially as older constructions had to be levelled before the pavement was laid.
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  • On this should be laid at least a foot thick of coarse, hard, rubbly material, a layer of rough turf, grass side downwards, being spread over it to prevent the compost from working down.
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  • The fire from the batteries on shore produced no impression until a hot shot set fire to the "bass junk with which, to the depth of 5 ft., the immensely thick parapet was lined."
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  • or more in height from a thick solid jointed root-stock.
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  • The shell is thick, and operculate in some forms; thin, and provided with filaments, in others; in the latter cases it may contain only a few yolk-granules suspended in an albumen-like substance.
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  • The turf is taken off either with the breast plough - a paring tool pushed forward from the breast or thighs by the workman - or with specially constructed paring ploughs or shims. The depth of the sod removed should not be too thick or burning is difficult and too much humus is destroyed unnecessarily, nor should it be too thin or the roots of the herbage are not effectually destroyed.
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  • The cigar is then rolled in the hand to consolidate the tobacco and bring it into proper shape, after which it is wrapped in the outer cover, a shaped piece made to enclose the whole in a spiral manner, beginning at the thick end of the cigar and working down to the pointed end, where it is dexterously finished by twisting to a fine point between the fingers.
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  • is thick fleshy leaf of a dark colour, but scraps and waste pieces resulting from the preparation of smoking mixtures and cigars, and the midribs of leaves are largely used.
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  • The flowers are unisexual and monoecious, the numerous males borne in thick catkins proceeding from the side of last year's shoot.
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  • thick, and is recognizable over most of North Wales; it is regarded as the equivalent of the Coniston limestone of the Lake District.
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  • The latter are represented by large contemporaneous deposits of tuff and felsitic lava which in the Snowdon District are several thousand feet thick.
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  • It builds its nest in March, or early in April, in thick bushes or in ivy-clad trees, and usually rears at least two broods each season.
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  • thick, and at the top about half as much, they are constructed throughout of marble.
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  • They are smooth depressed areas (in the case of the largest, the Shat el Jerid, lying a few feet below the level of the Mediterranean), which for more than half the year are expanses of dried mud covered with a thick incrustation of white or grey salt.
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  • Lower Cretaceous rocks, consisting of thick limestones, shales and marls, occur in Central Tunisia.
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  • thick, and rising from the water on each side at an angle of about 35°.
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  • The chief peculiarities that distinguish Trematodes from their free-living allies, the Turbellaria, are the development of adhering organs for attachment to the tissues of the host; the replacement of the primitively ciliated epidermis by a thick cuticular layer and deeply sunk cells to ensure protection against the solvent action of the host; and (in one large order) a prolonged and peculiar life-history.
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  • The body is enveloped by a thick striated protective cuticle which is frequently raised into hooks or spines.
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  • Luminous dark eyes sparkled and flamed beneath his thick, black brows, and his large mouth and prominent nether lips were as capable of gentle sweetness as of power and set resolve.
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  • Two thick banks of combustibles 40 yds.
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  • From the time when they began to cast bronze statues, Japanese experts understood how to employ a hollow, removable core round which the metal was run in a skin just thick enough for strength without waste of material; and they also understood the use of wax for modelling purposes.
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  • The thick rectangular mats of uniform size which, fitting together so as to present a level unbroken surface, cover the floor of all modern Japanese houses, were not yet in use: floors were boarded, having only a limited space matted.
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  • It consists of two thick trunks placed upright, their upper ends mortised into a horizontal log which projects beyond them at either side.
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  • The faience is thick and clumsy, having soft, brittle and very light pale.
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  • Their pdle was close and well-manufactured pottery, varying in color from dark brown to russet, and covered with thick, lustrous glazes black, amber-brown, chocolate and yellowish grey.
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  • The Imari ware, even though its thick biscuit and generally ungraceful shapes be omitted from the account, shows no enamels that can rival the exquisitely soft, broken tints of the famille rose; and the Kakiemon porcelain, for all its rich though chaste contrasts, lacks the delicate transmitted tints of the shell-like kwan-yao.
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  • The plumage of gorgeously-hued birds, the blossoms of flowers (especially the hydrangea), the folds of thick brocade, microscopic diapers and arabesques, are built up with tiny fragments of iridescent shell, in combination with silver-foil, goldlacquer and colored bone, the whole producing a rich and sparkling effect.
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  • They were often Vehkles constructed of rich lacquer; the curtains suspended in front were of the finest bamboo workmanship, with thick cords and tassels of plaited silk, and the draught animal, an ox of handsome proportions, was brilliantly caparisoned.
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  • ==Geology== The flat shore of Lough Neagh in the north is due to the thick deposit of pale-coloured clays with lignites, which are probably of Pliocene age, and indicate a reduction of the area of the lake in still later times.
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  • Living rhinoceroses may be arranged in three groups: (1) With a single nasal horn, and very thick skin, which is raised into strong, definitely arranged ridges or folds.
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  • In medieval and modern Greek, however, this has become the unvoiced sound represented in English by th in thin, thick, pith.
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  • Thus in political matters he had the same fate as in ecclesiastical; for the Whigs were no more prepared than the Tories to support William through thick and thin.
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  • Head thick and very distinct: Amblycephalidae.
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  • The quadrate is short and thick, and is carried by the broad and short squamosal, which lies flat against the skull, reminding in this respect of Ilysia.
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  • The head is thick, very distinct from the neck and the pupil is vertical, so that these harmless snakes look rather viperish.
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  • Lebanon has thick deposits of lignite coal, but of inferior quality owing to the presence of iron pyrites.
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  • The small flowers are densely crowded on thick fleshy spikes, which are associated with, and often more or less enveloped by, a large leaf (bract), the so-called spathe, which, as in cuckoo-pint, where it is green in colour, Richardia, where it is white, creamy or yellow, Anthurium, where it is a brilliant scarlet, is often the most striking feature of the plant.
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  • It boils at 78.3° C. (760 mm.); at - 90° C. it is a thick liquid, and at - 130° it solidifies to a white mass.
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  • In alluvial deposits the richest ground is usually found in contact with the "bed rock"; and, when the overlying cover of gravel is very thick, or, as sometimes happens, when the older gravel is covered with a flow of basalt, regular mining by shafts and levels, as in what are known as tunnel-claims, may be required to reach the auriferous ground.
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  • Hydraulic mining has for the most part been confined to the country of its invention, California, and the western territories of America, where the conditions favourable for its use are more fully developed than elsewhere - notably the presence of thick banks of gravel that cannot be utilized by other methods, and abundance of water, even though considerable work may be required at times to make it available.
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  • That it was restored and was in use in Roman time is shown by the fact that both the seven columns still standing and two fallen columns discovered in the excavations, to say nothing of several fragments of others, have a thick coating of Roman stucco laid over the finer Greek.
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  • From the specimens with thick enamel plates the transition to the other species mentioned above, including E.
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  • A loose woollen coat reaching to the knees, and bound round the waist by a thick fold of cotton cloth, forms the dress of the men; the women's dress is a long cloak with loose sleeves.
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  • The plants are apparently stemless, bearing a rosette of large, thick, fleshy leaves, or have a shorter or longer (sometimes branched) stem, along which, or towards the end of which and its branches, the generally fleshy leaves are borne.
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  • The habitats which they affect are the hot, dry regions of tropical America, the aridity of which they are enabled to withstand in consequence of the thickness of their skin and the paucity of evaporating pores or stomata with which they are furnished, - these conditions not permitting the moisture they contain to be carried off too rapidly; the thick fleshy stems and branches contain a store of water.
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  • which grow out at right angles from the main stem, and then curve upwards and continue their growth parallel to it; these stems have from twelve to twenty ribs, on which at intervals of about an inch are the buds with their thick yellow cushions, from which issue five or six large and numerous smaller spines.
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  • They differ from all the forms already noticed in being shrubby and epiphytal in habit, and in having the branches compressed and dilated so as to resemble thick fleshy leaves, with a strong median axis and rounded woody base.
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  • thick at the base, supported by about r so semicircular towers, and is further protected by a ditch 45 ft.
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  • The physical type represented on these coins has a strong prominent nose, large eyes, a moderately abundant beard and somewhat thick or projecting lips.
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  • densus, thick), in physics, the mass or quantity of matter contained in unit volume of any substance: this is the absolute density; the term relative density or specific gravity denotes the ratio of the mass of a certain volume of a substance to the mass of the same volume of some standard substance.
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  • The annual range of temperature between summer and winter of a surface layer of water about 25 fathoms thick in the Baltic is as much as 20° F., but this only corresponds to a difference of level of 14 in.
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  • has been observed by Matthews: - It is noticeable that there is a marked vertical temperature gradient only at the end of summer when a warm surface layer is formed, though in August 1904 that was only 8 fathoms thick.
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  • Freezing takes place by the formation of pure ice in flat crystalline plates of the hexagonal system, which form in perpendicular planes and unite in bundles to form grains so that a thick covering of ice exhibits a fibrous structure.
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  • p. 105) the stratified character of the ash may be rendered apparent in an X-ray photograph of a piece of coal about an inch thick, when it appears in thin parallel bands, the combustible portion remaining transparent.
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  • These very thick seams are, however, rarely constant in character for any great distance, being found commonly to degenerate into carbonaceous shales, or to split up into thinner beds by the intercalation of shale bands or partings.
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  • One of the most striking examples of this is afforded by the thick or ten-yard seam of South Staffordshire, which is from 30 to 45 ft.
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  • thick in one connected mass in the neighbourhood of Dudley, but splits up into eight seams, which, with the intermediate shales and sandstones, are of a total thickness of 400 ft.
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  • thick and upwards situated within 4000 ft.
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  • thick, as estimated by seven district commissioners; column II.
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  • In 1873 there could be seen, in the thick coal seams of Bengal, near Raniganj, a seam about 50 ft.
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  • thick laid bare, over an area of several acres, by stripping off a superficial covering varying from 10 to 30 ft., in order to remove the whole of the coal without loss by pillars.
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  • thick, which is about the limit for sound castings.
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  • In the South Staffordshire and other Midland coalfields, where only shallow pits are required, and the coals are thick, a pair of pits may be sunk for a very few acres, while in the North of England, on the other hand, where sinking is expensive, an area of some thousands of acres may be commanded from the same number of pits.
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  • Where properties are much divided, it is always necessary to maintain a thick barrier of unwrought coal between the boundary of the mine and the neighbouring workings, especially if the latter are to the dip. If a prominent line of fault crosses the area it may usually be a convenient division of the fields into sections or districts.
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  • The working of very thick seams presents certain special peculiarities, owing to the difficulties of supporting the roof in the excavated portions, and supplying fresh air to the workings.
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  • The most typical example of this kind of working in England is afforded by the thick coal of South Staffordshire, which consists of a series of closely associated coal seams, varying from 8 to 12 or 13, divided FIG.
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  • - South Staffordshire method of working Thick Coal.
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  • In the working of thick seams inclined at a high angle, such as those in the south of France, and in the lignite mines of Styria and Bohemia, the method of working in horizontal slices, about i 2 or r 5 ft.
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  • thick, and filling up the excavation with broken rock and earth from the surface, is now generally adopted in preference to the systems formerly used.
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  • thick, and dipping at an angle of 20°, is worked in the following manner.
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  • In France and Germany the method of filling the space left by the removal of the coal with waste rock, quarried underground or sent down from the surface, which was originally used in connexion with the working of thick inclined seams by the method of horizontal slices, is now largely extended to long-wall workings on thin seams, and in Westphalia is made compulsory where workings extend below surface buildings, and safety pillars of unwrought coal are found to be insufficient.
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  • In thick seams packing adds about 5d.
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  • This loss .is proportionately greater in thin than in thick seams, the same quantity being cut to waste in either case.
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  • These can be most advantageously used on thick seams 6 to io ft.
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  • In the thick coal workings in South Staffordshire the slack left behind in the sides of work is especially liable to fire from so-called spontaneous combustion, due to the rapid oxidization that is set up when finely divided coal is brought in contact with air.
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  • thick at the drum end, and weighs 18 tons.
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  • thick, forming a kind of filter, through which the fine dirt passes to the bottom of the hutch.
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  • During the monsoon the climate is very damp, and at times even cold and raw, thick clouds and mist enveloping the sky for many days together.
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  • Many letters and other short productions of his pen are extant in MS., especially five thick volumes of Amsdorfiana, in the Weimar library.
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  • It is a circlet of thick gold set with pearls, sapphires and other stones.
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  • Ossicles somewhat resembling large coffee-berries had been previously found in association with the bones of Mylodon, and in Glossotherium nearly similar ossicles occur embedded on the inner side of the thick hide.
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  • A thick bed of excellent rocksalt is worked here to the extent of about 10o,000 tons annually.
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  • These are for the most part large antelopes, with long cylindrical horns, which are present in both sexes, hairy muzzles, no face-glands, long tufted tails and tall thick molars of the ox-type.
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  • From all the preceding the tiny dik-diks (Madoqua) of NorthEast Africa differ by their hairy noses, expanded in some species into short trunks; while the widely spread klipspringer, Oreotragus saltator, with its several local races, is unfailingly distinguishable by its rounded blunt hoofs and thick, brittle, golden-flecked hair.
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  • Reedbuck, or rietbok (Cervicapra), are foxy-red antelopes ranging in size from a fallow-deer to a roe, with thick bushy tails, forwardly curving black horns, and a bare patch of glandular skin behind each ear.
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  • The plants are herbs or small shrubs, generally with thick fleshy stems and leaves, adapted for life in dry, especially rocky places.
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  • thick, and about seven such bars are cast from one pot.
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  • Later he is sometimes youthful and beardless, always with short curly hair and thick neck, the lower part of the brow prominent.
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  • The edges of the plateaus are gapped by deep valleys; the hilly tract between the Dvina and its tributary the Livonian Aa has received, from its picturesque narrow valleys, thick forests and numerous lakes, the name of "Livonian Switzerland."
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  • The Maitai beds include a thick mass of slates and sandstones, which form the bulk of the Southern Alps, whence branches extend southeastward to the coast.
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  • thick, and 30 ft.
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  • of Tiflis, there is a thick bed of the pure salt about 5 ft.
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  • thick, the exterior stones are granite, the interior, half Bramley Fall and half from Painshaw, Derbyshire.
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  • thick extending over the middle third of the depth of the voussoir joints, the rest of the joints being left open.
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  • thick at the crown and 4 ft.
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  • thick and 6 in.
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  • thick, arid were lined with staves of pine 3 in.
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  • thick to prevent freezing.
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  • thick; it soon consolidates into a permanent artificial stone.
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  • On the ragstone the soil is occasionally thin and much mixed with small portions of sand and stone; but in some situations the ragstone has a thick covering of clay loam, which is most suitable for the production of hops and fruits.
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  • thick is mined in the Trias near Carrickfergus.
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  • thick, and is defended by several formidablelooking forts, which have long been dismantled, but are still in a good state of preservation.
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  • The houses are built with thick walls of stone and brick round open courts, in the Moorish style, and their ironbarred doors and windows give them the appearance of being a part of the fortifications.
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  • They are all stout, heavily-built animals, with blunt rounded heads, fleshy mobile snouts, and coats of thick cylindrical or flattened spines, which form the whole covering of their body, and are not intermingled with ordinary hairs.
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  • On heating it melts at 95.6° (Bunsen) to a liquid resembling mercury, and boils at 877.5° (Ruff and Johannsen, Ber., 1905, 38, p. 3601), yielding a vapour, colourless in thin layers but a peculiar purple, with a greenish fluorescence, when viewed through thick layers.
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  • It is a colourless transparent glass mass, which dissolves in boiling water to form a thick liquid.
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  • The mathematical works are published, some of them in a small 4to volume (Oxford, 1657) and a complete collection in three thick folio volumes (Oxford, 1693-1699).
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  • The tsar did great damage to Evelyn's beautiful gardens, and, it is said, made it one of his amusements to ride in a wheelbarrow along a thick holly hedge planted especially by the owner.
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  • During spring, autumn, and winter in particular, the blue-grass (Poa compressa and Poa pratensis) spreads a mat, green, thick, fine and soft, over much of the country, and it is a good winter pasture; about the middle of June it blooms, and, owing to the hue of its seed vessels, gives the landscape a bluish hue.
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  • Tongue, thick and broad, slightly nicked anteriorly.
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  • - Acrodont; tongue broad and thick, not protractile; no osteoderms. Old World.
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  • - Pleurodont; tongue broad and thick, not protractile; no osteoderms. America, Madagascar and Fiji Islands.
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  • The animal, which reaches a length of more than 2 ft., is blackish-brown and yellow or orange, and on the thick tail these "warning colours" are arranged in alternate rings.
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  • thick was laid upon the silver, and on the top of all was added a piece of iron, 4 in.
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  • thick, 1 in.
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  • The water of the first boiling becomes red and thick, and when this is inspissated after the removal of the nuts it forms a catechu of high astringency and dark colour called in Bombay "Kossa."
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  • In his history of the Arietidae Hyatt points out that toward the close of the Cretaceous this entire group of ammonites appears to have been affected with some malady; the unrolled forms multiply, the septa are simplified, the ornamentation becomes heavy, thick, and finally disappears in the adult; the entire group ends by dying out and leaving no descendants.
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  • The common soldiers went into battle brilliant in savage war-paint, but those of higher rank had helmets like birds and beasts of prey, armour of gold and silver, wooden greaves, and especially the ichcapilli, the quilted cotton tunic two fingers thick, so serviceable as a protection from arrows that the Spanish invaders were glad to adopt it.
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