He picked at a thread on the couch, his mind obviously lost in deep thought.
She looked down and plucked at a loose thread on her dress.
But I seem to have lost the thread of my discourse.
She looked away and fumbled with the needle and thread she'd found in a sewing kit.
Darian felt a thread of warmth in the hallway.
The chromatin substance increases in amount; the thread stains moie deeply, and in most cases presents a homogeneous appearance.
He was the eldest of a family of six sons and a daughter, and the only one who survived childhood; his own life in youth hung by so mere a thread as to be again and again despaired of.
I almost dreaded returning to the motel where awaited what I saw as the last thread of hope.
And again he twisted the screw with the stripped thread, and again it turned uselessly in the same place.
thread is turned.
We do make thread and cotton dresses of cotton.
She absently plucked at a thread on the hem of her skirt, avoiding his eager gaze.
If an ox were his property, and he wished to get needles and thread at the store, he thought it would be inconvenient and impossible soon to go on mortgaging some portion of the creature each time to that amount.
C, Nuclear thread segment ing.
Gold-working, the making of arms and musical instruments, wood-carving, cotton, silk and gold thread weaving are of importance.
This quarrel was interwoven with the general thread of the Thirty Years' War, and was not finally settled until 1648, when the disputed territory was divided between the two claimants.
It has been suggested that synapsis may be connected with the early longitudinal splitting of the thread or with the pairing of the chromosomes, but it is possible that it may be connected with the transference of nucleolar substance to the nuclear thread.
Similarly the thread of the Judaean annals in Kings is also found in 2 Samuel, although the supplementary narratives in Kings are not so rich or varied as the more popular records in the preceding books.
It is the principal seat of the linen trade in the county, and has extensive cloth and thread factories, bleachfields and chemical works.
While importation of raw cotton increases importations of cotton thread and of cotton stuffs have rapidly decreased.
In the Roman Catholic Church mitres are divided into three classes: (1) Mitra pretiosa, decorated with jewels, gold plates, &c.; (2) Mitra auriphrygiata, of white silk, sometimes embroidered with gold and silver thread or small pearls, or of cloth of gold plain; (3) Mitra simplex, of white silk damask, silk or linen, with the two falling bands behind terminating in red fringes.
- Flemish Mitre, embroidered in gold thread, and the panels in colours, with figures of the Virgin and St Augustine.
In some cases the zoogloea thread or tube has not been seen, the organism consisting entirely of the bacterioids.
Laura Bridgman could tell minute shades of difference in the size of thread, and made beautiful lace.
A large nematocyst, with everted thread, is seen in the right-hand ectodermal cell.
7) is a spherical or oval capsule containing a hollow thread, usually barbed, coiled in its interior.
The chitinous layer is usually strengthened by thread like thickenings which, in the region close to the outer opening of the tube, form a network enclosing polygonal areas, but which, through most of the tracheal system, are arranged spirally, the strengthening thread not forming a continuous spiral, but being interrupted after a few turns around the tube.
(After Kleinenberg, from Gegenbaur.) access of water to the contents; when the cnidocil is stimulated it sets in action a mechanism or perhaps a series of chemical changes by which the plug is dissolved or removed; as a result water penetrates into the capsule and causes its contents to swell, with the result that the thread is everted violently.
A steel cylinder (about the thickness of a goose-quill), which forms the micrometer screw, has two threads cut upon it, one-half being cut with a thread double the pitch of the other.
The principal classes of products affected are foods, wearing apparel, building materials, furniture, &c., chemical products, printing and allied trades, and sundry others, such as cigars, matches, tanning, paints, &c. In some manufactures the raw material is imported partly manufactured, such as thread for weaving.
viipa, thread, and eraos, form) was first introduced by Rudolphi, but the group had been previously recognized as distinct by Zeder under the name Ascarides.
The outer wall of the capsule is incomplete at one pole, leaving an aperture through which the thread is discharged.
It was as if the thread of the chief screw which held his life together were stripped, so that the screw could not get in or out, but went on turning uselessly in the same place.
"Tell the tailors," said he, "to remember to make a knot in their thread before they take the first stitch."
The reduction is brought about simply by the segmentation of the spirem thread into half the number of segments instead of the normal number.
From this event dates the beginning of the secular strife between England and France which runs like a red thread through medieval history.
Passing back from the centre of the web to the underside of an adjoining leaf or some other sheltered spot runs a single thread, the trap line affording passage to the spider to and from the sheltered spot and the snare itself.
outer surface of the jellyCartilaginous margin of the like disk; six of these are disk covered by thread perradial, six interradial, cells.
In 1894 the excess of imports over exports fell to 2,720,000, but by 1898 it had grown to 8,391,000, in consequence chiefly of the increased importation of coal, raw cotton and cotton thread, pig and cast iron, old iron, grease and oil-seeds for use in Italian industries.
6 1 Iwanzov believes it to be contained within the thread itself before discharge, and to be introduced into the tissues of the prey by the eversion of the thread.
This may have a radial stem-like organization, a central cell-thread giving off from every side a number of short sometimes unicellular branches, which together form a cortex round the central thread, the whole structure having a cylindrical form which only branches when one of the short cell-branches from the central thread grows out beyond the general surface and forms in its turn a new central thread, from whose cells arise new short branches.
By means of the calamistrum the silk secreted by the cribellum is teased into a fine thread which is twisted round the main threads of the web, giving it a very characteristic woolly or flocculent appearance.
By trailing a thread behind them spiders are able to drop from any height to the ground and to retrace their steps with certainty to a particular spot.
Silence fell between them again and he plucked at a loose thread on the seat.
The cells belonging to any given thread may be recognized at an early stage of growth, because each cell is connected with its neighbors belonging to the same thread by two depressions or pits, one at each end.
Forty different kinds of cloth were formerly manufactured in this district, the bulk of which during many years was made from English twist, country thread being used only for the finest muslins.
As a speaker Mill was somewhat hesitating, pausing occasionally as if to recover the thread of his argument, but he showed great readiness in extemporaneous debate.
Anyway the problem poser determines the mood of the thread by his/her reaction to the advice given.
quest for divine immortality is a main thread of all the ancient myths associated with this constellation.
quivering tentacle of Rosium, vibrating for a few moments like a thread of silver.
ravel cord or crochet thread, then start using your main yarn.
reentrant lock must be released by the thread that acquired it.
disconnect the regulator (left hand thread) with a suitable spanner.
religion thread I can't because of who I am.
The materials are bound together by a tough white thread which is formed by a secretion of the kidneys of the male.
The principle is to have a constriction in the tube above the bulb so proportioned that when the instrument is upright it acts in every way as an ordinary mercurial thermometer, but when it is inverted the thread of mercury breaks at the constriction, and the portion above the point runs down the now reversed tube and remains there as a measure of the temperature at the moment of turning over.
Recent offerings include arctic char filets, tea-steamed duck medallions and saffron thread risotto cakes.
It also distinguishes the true cotton from the silk cottons or flosses, the fibres of which have no twist, and do not readily spin into thread, and for this reason, amongst others, are very considerably less important as textile fibres.
Even if there were no such unmistakable expressions as these, the most cursory glance into Saint-Simon's writings is enough to reveal the thread of connexion between the ingenious visionary and the systematic thinker.
For convenience in reading, the tube is graduated inverted, and when it is restored to its original position the mercury thread joins again and it acts as before.
A correction has, of course, to be made for the expansion or contraction of the mercury thread if the temperature of reading differs much from that of reversing.
Among its manufactures are fertilizers, bottles, carbonated beverages, flour, beer, shoes, silk thread, aprons, brooms, leather, bricks, and tiling and structural iron.
These truths, however, were hidden from Aristotle's successors, who for the most part lost the thread which Socrates had put into their hand.
The Dene (Tinneh) peoples used strips of hide for snowshoes and game-bags, sewed their deerskin clothing with sinew thread, and embroidered in split quill.
They split the silicious rocks with stonehammers,and then chipped Metal- Gold, silver, copper, pure or mixed with tin or silver, thread, but in the Gulf states the existence of excellent cane and grasses gave opportunity for several varieties of weaving.
The manufacture of thread lace was replaced by silk weaving about 1750, but this has decayed.
a tuning-fork or a bell-glass, a silk or cotton thread, the other extremity being either fixed or passing over a pulley and supporting weights by which the thread may be stretched to any degree required.
The vibrations of the larger mass are communicated to the thread, which by proper adjustment of its length and tension vibrates in unison and divides itself into one or more loops or ventral segments easily discernible by a spectator.
If the length of the thread be k"pt invariable, a certain tension will give but one ventral segment; the fundamental note of the thread is then of the same pitch as the note of the body to which it is attached.
The law that, caeteris paribus, n varies inversely as the thickness may be tested by forming a string of four lengths of the single thread used before, and consequently of double the thickness of the latter, when, for the same length and tension, the compound thread will exhibit double the number of ventral segments presented by the single thread.
But if a tuning-fork of appropriate frequency be set vibrating with its stalk in contact with the holder of the pipe from which the jet issues, the jet appears to go over in one continuous thread.
Its industrial products are yarn, calico, woollen goods, thread.
The usual material of medieval stoles was silk, and the better ones were embroidered with silk, gold thread, pearls, &c.
Its largest industry is, perhaps, the manufacture of thread; there are also in the town ironworks, breweries, shipbuilding yards and electrical works.
Though it is perhaps needlessly long, the thread of the story is never lost amid a crowd of details; every incident is made subordinate to the general idea, appears in its appropriate place, and contributes its share to the perfection of the whole.
The patient's skin burns, that of a frog is cold to the touch; therefore tie to the foot of the bed a frog, bound with red and black thread, and wash down the sick man so that the water of ablution falls 1 In its technical ecclesiastical sense the ablution is the ritual washing of the chalice and of the priest's fingers after the celebration of Holy Communion in the Catholic Church.
- Sodium chloride is occasionally used in warm water as an emetic, and injections of it into the rectum as a treatment for thread worms. A o 9% solution forms what is termed normal saline solution, which is frequently injected into the tissues in cases of collapse, haemorrhage and diarrhoea.
2 None of these passages belong to the very oldest thread of Pentateuchal story, and similarly Deborah is called prophetess only in the later account (Judg.
a general term for thin cord, or stout thread, a line or cord on which objects are strung.
According to the decisions of the Congregation of Rites chasubles must not be of linen, cotton or woollen stuffs, but of silk; though a mixture of wool (or linen and cotton) and silk is allowed if the silk completely cover the other material on the outer side; spun glass thread, as a substitute for gold or silver thread, is also forbidden, owing to the possible danger to the priest's health through broken fragments falling into the chalice.
Thread and flannels are also made.
Other industries include the manufacture of gold and silver thread, silk brocades, pottery, paper and shoes.
The glochidium quits the gillpouch of its parent and swims by alternate opening and shutting of the valves of its shell, as do adult Pecten and Lima, trailing at the same time a long byssus thread.
When the larva is fully mature, and ready to change into the pupa condition, it proceeds to spin its cocoon, in which operation it ejects from both glands simultaneously a continuous and reelable thread of 800 FIG.
The thread so ejected forms the silk of commerce, which as wound in the cocoon consists of filaments seriposited from two separate glands (discovered by an Italian naturalist named Filippi) containing a glutinous or resinous secretion which serves a double purpose, viz.
Crowding of positions must now be guarded against, to prevent the spinning of double cocoons (doupions) by two worms spinning together and so interlacing their threads that they can only be reeled for a coarser and inferior thread.
As the outer flossy threads and the inner vests are not reelable, it is difficult to estimate the total length of thread produced by the silkworm, but the portion reeled varies in length and thickness, according to the condition and robustness of the cocoon, in some breeds giving a result as low as Soo metres, and in others 900 to 1200 metres.
Sir Thomas Wardle of Leek, in his handbook on silk published in 1887, showed by a series of measurements that the diameter of a single cocoon thread or bave varied from o oth to -nth part of an inch in diameter in the various species of Bombycides, whilst those of the Saturnides or wild species varied from - 0 oth to 3-0 0 th part of an inch.
As this estimation presents some difficulties and divergences, the size of the thread is generally defined commercially by deniers or decigrammes, those of the Anthereas (wild silks) being said to range from 5 to 8 deniers or decigrammes, results confirmed by actual experience with the reeled thread.
The two sets of filaments are then crossed or twisted around each other several turns as if to make one thread, after which they are separated and passed through separate guides to the reel round which they are separately wound.
Each separate strand passes through the eye of a faller, which, should the fibre break, falls down and instantly stops the machine, thus effectually calling attention to the fact that a thread has failed.
According to the qualities of raw silk used and the throwing operations undergone the principal classes of thrown silk are - (1) " singles," which consist of a single strand of twisted raw silk made up of the filaments of eight to ten cocoons; (2) tram or weft thread, consisting of two or three strands of raw silk not twisted before doubling and only lightly spun (this is soft, flossy and comparatively weak); (3) organzine, the thread used for warps, made from two and rarely three twisted strands spun in the direction contrary to that in which they are separately twisted.
in 'lb of silk, cotton being reckoned upon the single thread and spun silk on the doubled or finished thread.
The supply of waste silk is drawn from the following sources: (I) The silkworm, when commencing to spin, emits a dull, lustreless and uneven thread with which it suspends itself to the twigs and leaves of the tree upon which it has been feeding, or to the straws provided for it by attendants in the worm-rearing establishments: this first thread is unreelable, and, moreover, is often mixed with straw, leaves and twigs.
(2) The outside layers of the true cocoon are too coarse and uneven for reeling; and as the worm completes its task of spinning, the thread becomes finer and weaker, so both the extreme outside and inside layers are put aside as waste.
reelable thread, and in joining the ends, there is unavoidable waste.
A silk " throwster " receives his silk in skein form, the thread of which consists of a number of silk fibres wound together to make a certain diameter or size, the separate fibre having actually been spun by the worm, and this fibre may measure anything from Soo to woo yds.
It is the spinner's business to straighten out these fibres, with the aid of machinery, and then to so join them that they become a thread, which is known as spun silk.
All silk produced by the worm is composed of two substancesfibroin, the true thread, and sericin, which is a hard, gummy coating of the " fibroin."
The fallers are travelled forwards by means of screws, and when at the end of the screw are dropped automatically into the thread of a receiving screw fixed below, which carries the fallers back to their starting point to be risen by cams into the top pair of screws thus to repeat their journey.
The machine is fitted with 20 to 40 of these bobbins placed side by side, and its product is known as " slubbing roving," it being now a soft, thick thread of silk, measuring usually either 840 or 1260 yds.
If a 2-fold or 3-fold yarn is needed, then two or more ends of the spun thread are wound together and afterwards conveyed to the twisting frame for the purpose of putting the needed twist in the yarn necessary for weaving or other requirements.
The fibre and nibs have to be cleaned off by means of a gassing machine so constructed that the end of silk (silk yarn) is frictioned to throw off the nibs, and at the same time is run very rapidly through a gas flame a sufficient number of times to burn off the hairy and fibrous matter without injuring the main thread.
It manufactures buttons, chemicals, starch, leather, tobacco, silk thread, paper, and hempen goods, as well as beer and wine.
The magnet consists of a hollow steel cylinder fitted with a scale and lens as described above, and is suspended by a long thread of unspun silk, which is attached at the upper end to the torsion head H.
- Dalmatic Of White Sa i i L:Al B.Uidered \ IT1 t Coloured Silks And Sill i _R-Gilt And Silver Thread.
- GREEK SAKKOS, OF RED SATIN EMBROIDERED WITH SILVER-Gilt And Silver Thread WITH SILK.
Each upright bearing carrying the shafts of the revolving disks also carries a neutralizing conductor or wire ending in a little brush of gilt thread.
The figures are worked in silver and gold thread and coloured silks.
The manufacture of linen thread, introduced about 1720 by Christian Shaw, daughter of the laird of Bargarran, gave way in 1812 to that of cotton thread, which has since grown to be the leading industry of the town.
& P. Coats) and Anchor mills (Clark & Company) are now the dominant factors in the combination that controls the greater part of the thread trade of the world and together employ 10,000 hands.
In a regularlyformed straight branch covered with leaves, if a thread is passed from one to the other, turning always in the same direction, a spiral is described, and a certain number of leaves and of complete turns occur before reaching the leaf directly above that from which the enumeration commenced.
The calorimeter tube was calibrated by a thread of mercury weighing 19 milligrams, which occupied eighty-five divisions.
For whatever explanation may be offered of the miraculous element in Elijah's life, it must obviously be one that accounts not for a few miraculous incidents only, which might be mere excrescences, but for a series of miraculous events so closely connected and so continuous as to form the main thread of the history.
He is girt with the sacred thread round his naked body under the breasts.
For example, if the falling body s is attached by a thread to the pendulum of a timepiece, it may be used to stop it and indicate the approximate time at which the tremor occurred.
Then, however, Lepsius in Germany and Samuel Birch in England took up the thread where the master had dropped it, and E.
The thread was secured by a spiral notch in the stick.
Roman times an iron hook on the top held the thread (106) as in modern spindles.
Netters are common, of rib bones, pointed (107); the thread was wound round them.
The antherozoid is a spirally-coiled thread of protoplasm, furnished at one end with a pair of cilia.
Legnano is the seat of important cotton and silk industries, with machine-shops, boiler-works, and dyeing and printing of woven goods, and thread.
Goethe had lost the thread of his romance and it was difficult for him to resume it.
- Brahman wearing dhoti and janeo or sacred thread.
The trouser string of this dress is not the usual kamarband, but is made of untwisted cotton thread called kalawa.
The Brahininical thread (janeo) (Plate II.
Rajputs also wear this thread, similar in make and length, but the knots are different.
In man, as the noblest of created things, the Trinity is seen most perfectly reflected; intellectus (vous), ratio (X6yos) and sensus (& ivota) make up the threefold thread of his being.
Among the manufactures are cotton and woollen goods, thread and printing presses.
Colmar is the centre of considerable textile industries, comprising wool, cotton and silk-weaving, and has important manufactures of sewing thread, starch, sugar and machinery.
And the same thread of ideas seems to recur in the " wives " of the python Danh-gbi (§ 12), the Shakti ceremonies in India for the increase of the divine energy of nature (Fergusson, 258 seq.), and, to a certain extent, in the providing of ' J.
1778), a carpenter of Blackburn, Lancashire, in 1770, though he had invented it some years earlier, gave the means of spinning twenty or thirty threads at once with no more labour than had previously been required to spin a single thread.
The thread spun by the jenny could not, however, be used except as weft, being destitute of the firmness or hardness required in the longitudinal threads or warp. Arkwright supplied this deficiency by the invention of the spinning-frame, which spins a vast number of threads of any degree of fineness and hardness.
The pitch of a screw is the distance, measured parallel to its axis, between two successive turns of the same thread or helical projection.
The pitch or axial pitch of a screw has the meaning assigned to it in that section, viz, the distance, measured parallel to the axis, between the corresponding points in two successive turns of the same thread.
If a helix be described round the screw, crossing each turn of the thread at right angles, the distance between two corresponding points on two successive turns of the same thread, measured along this normal helix, may be called the normal pitch; and when the screw has more than one thread the normal pitch from thread to thread may be called the normal divided pitch.
The normal pitch for a screw of one thread, and the normal divided pitch for a screw of more than one thread, must be the same In each screw.
To make the teeth of a pair of endless screws fit correctly and work smoothly, a hardened steel screw is made of the figure of the smaller screw, with its thread or threads notched so as to form a cutting tool; the larger screw, or wheel, is cast approximately of the required figure; the larger screw and the steel screw are fitted up in their proper relative position, and made to rotate in contact with each other by turning the steel screw, which cuts the threads of the larger screw to their true figure.
This combination, called Hunters or the differential screw, combines the strength of a large thread with the slowness of motion due to a small one.
The distinctive badge of a member of the three upper castes was the sacred triple cord or thread (sutra) - made of cotton, hemp or wool, according to the respective caste - with which he was invested at the upanayana ceremony, or initiation into the use of the sacred savitri, or prayer to the sun (also called gayatri), constituting his second birth.
As regards the other two" twice-born "castes, several modern groups do indeed claim to be their direct descendants, and in vindication of their title make it a point to perform the upanayana ceremony and to wear the sacred thread.
Over and above the details of financial development there is a thread of connexion which requires treatment under Finance taken as a whole.
In examining the dissipation which takes place along imperfectly insulating substances, he found that a thread of gum-lac was the most perfect of all insulators; that it insulated ten times as well as a dry silk thread; and that a silk thread covered with fine sealing-wax insulated as powerfully as gum-lac when it had four times its length.
Coke, who was principal spokesman, managed the case with great want of skill, incessantly allowing the thread of the evidence to escape, and giving the prisoners opportunity to indulge in irrelevant justifications and protestations which were not ineffectual in distracting attention from the real question at issue.
In November 1620, when a new parliament was summoned to meet on January following, he earnestly pressed that the most obnoxious patents, those of alehouses and inns, and the monopoly of gold and silver thread, should be given up, and wrote to Buckingham, whose brothers were interested, advising him to withdraw them from the impending storm.
The world was a vast labyrinth, amid the windings of which we require some clue or thread whereby we may track our way to knowledge and thence to power.
This thread, the filum labyrinthi, is the new method of induction.
The official insignia of the flamen Dialis (of Jupiter), the highest of these priests, were the white cap (pileus, albogalerus), at the top of which was an olive branch and a woollen thread; the laena, a thick woollen toga praetexta woven by his wife; the sacrificial knife; and a rod to keep the people from him when on his way to offer sacrifice.
Here is he merely offered a flimsy thread that, we hope, may guide him through the maze of facts, but alas!
The process of weaving gunnies for bags and other coarse articles by these hand-loom weavers has been described as follows: "Seven sticks or chattee weaving-posts, called land para or warp, are fixed upon the ground, occupying the length equal to the measure of the piece to be woven, and a sufficient number of twine or thread is wound on them as warp called land.
There is no sley used in this, nor is a shuttle necessary; in the room of the latter a stick covered with thread called singa is thrown into the warp as woof, which is beaten in by a piece of plank called beyno, and as the cloth is woven it is wound up to the roller.
The principal imports with percentage to the whole are: coal and coke 15, grain 8, coffee 4.6, machinery 4, wool, yarn, thread, cotton and woollen goods 9'4; hides and skins 2.5.
With the rich it is often of gauze, and much embroidered with gold thread,pearls, &c. The head is usually covered with a char-kadd, or large square of embroidered silk or cotton, folded so as to display the corners, and fastened under the chin by a brooch.
it was exceedingly difficult to find an exit without the assistance of a clew of thread.
To him the universe is no realization of intelligence, which is to be deciphered by human thought; it is a constitution or system, made up of individual facts, through which we thread our way slowly and inductively.
The industries include flax-spinning, rope works, engineering works, and manufactures of linen thread, wincey, flannels and fishing-nets, and there are iron and steel works and coal mines in the vicinity.
i.-vii., xvii.-xxvi., to have been formed independently of P and to have been added to that document by a later editor; for in its present position it in- terrupts the main thread of P's narrative, chap. xvi.
Nevertheless, his whole narrative follows the thread of political - that is to say, of imperial - history.
As Mommsen remarks, the clauses of the sentences are often arranged on the thread of the relative pronoun like thrushes on a string.
These enter the root-hairs of leguminous plants, and passing down the hair in the form of a long, slimy (zoogloea) thread, penetrate the tissues of the root.
cell from the epidermis of root of Pea with " infection thread " (zoogloea) pushing its way through the cellwalls.
Atropos is most frequently represented with scales, a sun-dial or a cutting instrument, the "abhorred shears," with which she slits the thin-spun thread of life that has been placed on the spindle by Clotho and drawn off by Lachesis.
blades forked at the larger end, and separated about one-sixteenth of an inch from each other by winding cotton thread between them, the whole being also bound together by thread, and the protrusion of the points being restricted to one-twelfth of an inch, by which the depth of the incision is limited.
This is the main thread of Augustine's philosophy of history.
The wing of the bird may therefore be compared to a huge gimlet or auger, the axis of the gimlet representing the bones of the wing, the flanges or spiral thread of the gimlet the primary and secondary feathers " (figs.
His weapons, tools and other appliances such as the hammer, hatchet, spear, knife, awl, thread, net, canoe, &c., are the evident rudimentary analogues of what still remains in use among Europeans.
The same races who were found making thread by the laborious process of twisting with the hand, would hardly have disused, if they had ever possessed, so simple a labour-saving device as the spindle, which consists merely of a small stick weighted at one end; the spindle may, accordingly, be regarded as an instrument invented somewhere between the lowest and highest savage levels (Tylor, Early Hist.
They had clothing of skins rudely stitched together with bark thread, and they were decorated with simple necklaces of kangaroo teeth, shells and berries.
The minuteness of his narrative detracts from its interest; though his arrangement is generally good, here and there the reader finds the thread of a subject broken by the intrusion of incidents not immediately connected with it, and does not pick it up again without an effort.
This thread gives rise to a spiral ciliated band lying in a depression on the body of each spermatozoid; the large spermatozoids eventually escape from the pollen-tube, and are able to perform ciliary movements in the watery liquid which occurs between the thin papery remnant of nucellar tissue and the archegonial necks.
The most important author whose writings rank as classical is Miron Costin, who either took up the thread where it was left by Simion and Ureche and wrote the history of Moldavia from 1 5941662, or continued the history from where (probably) Evstratie had left it (c. 1630-62).
He learned to make long-tagged thread laces; and many thousands of these articles were furnished by him to the hawkers.
The lastnamed are specially numerous on the tentacles and on some other regions of the body, and produce the well-known "thread cells," or nematocysts, so characteristic of the Coe lentera.
This sicula, which had originally the shape of a hollow cone, is formed of two portions or regions - an upper and smaller (apical or embryonic) portion, marked by delicate longitudinal lines, and having a fine tabular thread (the nema) proceeding from its apex; and a lower (thecal or apertural) portion, marked by transverse lines of growth and widening in the direction of the mouth, the lip or apertural margin of which forms the broad end of the sicula.
It is the chief seat of ribbon weaving in Germany, and manufactures thread, lace, braids, cotton and cloth goods, carpets, silks, machinery, steel wares, plated goods and buttons, the last industry employing about 15,000 hands.
It was subsequently given by Joseph to his brother-inlaw Brons, whose grandson Perceval is destined to be the final winner and guardian of the relic. The Merlin forms the connecting thread between this definitely ecclesiastical romance and the chivalric atmosphere of Arthur's court; and finally, in the Perceval, the hero, son of Alain and grandson to Brons, is warned by Merlin of the quest which awaits him and which he achieves after various adventures.
Flax was cultivated at a very early period in Ireland and was both spun into thread and manufactured into cloth.
Yet again we must remember that the leading questions of a European inquirer may furnish a savage with a thread on which to string answers which the questions themselves have suggested.
Among the original land-holders were Matthew Grant and Thomas Dewey, ancestors respectively of General ' In the township of Windsor Locks (pop. 1910, 3715), immediately north, cotton yarn and thread, silk, paper, steel and machinery are manufactured.
The thread is resumed in the account of the separation of the patriarch and his nephew Lot, who divide the land between them.
Finally, the thread of the tradition unmistakably represents a national unity of the twelve sons (tribes) of A.
Skeat takes the ultimate root to be kar, to move, especially in a circular motion, seen in "curve," "circle," &c. The word "worm" is applied to many objects resembling the animals in having a spiral shape or motion, as the spiral thread of a screw, or the spiral pipe through which vapour is passed in distillation.
Take a piece of thread of length AA', and fix it at its extremities by means of pins at the foci.
The thread is now stretched taut by a pencil, and the pencil moved; the curve traced out is the desired ellipse.
of the thread and apparently well within Iowa remain under the jurisdiction of Nebraska, or vice versa; and Yankton has been seriously threatened with a sudden transfer from the South Dakota to the Nebraska side.
The use of an eyepiece with a cross thread is essential to this measurement.
After the microscope has been so adjusted that the image of the object to be measured falls exactly in the plane of the cross threads, the object is moved by the micrometer until one edge of the object is exactly covered by a thread.
Then the object is moved by the micrometer till the image of the other edge is covered by the thread in the eyepiece, and the micrometer is again read.
Some of them are skilled workers of brass, and the Brunei women make very beautiful cloth, interwoven and embroidered with gold thread.
Works are a spider's thread, up and down which she continually travels, and which is never broken; so works lead a soul downwards to the Earth, and upwards to the Lord."
crinis, hair, and linum, thread), a stiffening material made of horse-hair and cotton or linen thread.
We heard from potential customers in some of the earlier replies in this thread.
acme thread at Mating Interface Quick and easy mating.
There is no danger of this thread turning acrimonious.
Philip Galley (Dr_Galley) Wed, 28 Jun 2006 Religion Thread WEll said Adam.
Thread style height adjustment - simply rotate the seat to the desired height.
Clicking noises, echo, very ambient, switching back to a main melodic thread.
Featuring white cultured freshwater baroque pearls threaded with pink thread and a 9 carat gold clasp.
The design of the embroidery is of flowers and leaves worked in gold thread and the flowers are defined with simulated pearl beads.
Follow the dirty slab above to a large thread belay.
bobbins made from bamboo or wood to thread the different patterns.
They wound the thread from the cones onto wooden bobbins about nine inches long.
I am not normally rude, check any thread to check, but that article is total bollocks.
May the wrath of the diet thread beat upon thy naked bosom.
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The wisdom of this ancient brotherhood runs like a golden thread through the whole narrative.
fixed bug in build system that disabled thread support.
bumping an old thread but this seems like the best place for this query.
buryere is a ' book thread ' buried deep in off topic.
We also have the odd asynchronous callback (implemented in.NET with a thread ), but nothing too serious.
Thread a short bamboo cane through the wire at the back to keep the whole thing rigid.
cannula into the vein first, then thread the guidewire down this.
Somebody earlier on in the thread said it exactly for me - an absolute zillion carat nugget!
cavorting with naked germans like Valerie and Donut (see another thread ).
Throws: SecurityException - if the calling thread does not have permission to access the system clipboard.
D-shaped wooden cockpit coaming is secured with double strand of beige thread.
The added complexity of a thread throws up a number of problems.
Another example was steel conduit fittings with a half inch gas thread.
Every thread seems to deal with some stumbling block or other, or at least momentary confusions.
Priority values define a numerical rank or ordering of the threads that a thread scheduler can use to resolve simultaneous contention for processing resources.
contention scope of an active thread.
Knit 6 rows WY, 1 row of ravel cord or crochet thread, then start using your main yarn.
Of course, I usually use this when working with thread to dress up a plain placemat or filet crochet piece.
There is a ' book thread ' buried deep in off topic.
dissenters on this thread, as evident by their posts, are absolutely no match for your intelligence and insights.
embroidered on the front in blue silk thread.
embroidery thread or marker pens to add his face.
They are highly decorative and are adorned with intricate metal thread embroidery.
Your attacks are based merely on personal prejudice, and have been rightly excoriated by the people on this thread.
Signals cannot awaken the suspended thread; they remain pending until the thread resumes execution.
In the world of our chosen abstraction - that of sequential execution of a method - it looks like our thread has hung.
Great game and reminiscent of In Memoriam, tho not quite so fiendish, but a shared thread of the Sol Invictus.
A loop of thin thread only one-sixteenth of a grain in weight caused a temporary flexure.
There are pages listing thread colors and shade numbers for cotton embroidery floss and sewing threads - his main tying materials.
The thread of liquid spatters into a glass, a head of white froth forming on the murky tea.
fulcrum forum thread could initiate a discussion.
I just edit the forum so that any posts to a thread like cheddar gorge don't count toward your total.
guess the mods will delete this thread and ban me tomorrow, after the April Fool amnesty expires.
Cut the rest of the thread away which will require a hacksaw and vise.
hang by a tenuous thread, and what was strong is ruined by sudden chance.
harpoon rest is attached to one side of cockpit with beige thread.
highjacking this thread to ask another quick potato question I'm still a bit confused about earthing up potatoes.
Another useful email function is the ability to send a friend a link to a thread you think they may find interesting.
interpreter lock is used to protect the pointer to the current thread state.
interrupted status of the thread is cleared by this method.
interweavef was to celebrate the great historical traditions of art and music, but interwoven together with a thread of national feeling.
irregular ordinations " thread) I must away to my bed.
jabberwocky thread The Tess667 and everybody else thread Save Uncle Don!
Each control is operated via a large knurled knob which turns a screw thread to effect motion.
Three weights of very high twist, high quality cord perfect for warping, knotting, macrame and anything requiring a strong thread.
knurled knob which turns a screw thread to effect motion.
legitimate reasons for viewing the same thread.
macro lenses usually attach to your housing via a screw thread or an adapter.
linen embroidered in black silk thread.
In the long litany of public relations catastrophes which have marred Labor's good name, there is one common thread.
loathe the idea of having created a dead thread.
A flax spinning and thread manufactory is carried on in the village of High Lorton, by Mr. W. Jennings.
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MORE » Dark Thread Kate and her mother are artisan weavers with a workshop in a renovated mill.
We have universal lathes for chuck and bar work with 12 driven tool stations, for turning, milling and thread cutting.
nematic phase on the right side of the image shows the thread texture that gives this phase its name.
The entire thread below was also posted in the comp.unix.questions newsgroup.
Having just had my own curry (see the " irregular ordinations " thread) I must away to my bed.
In THIS thread we are interested only in the work involved in " starting a beer parlor in India " .
PID of the child process is returned in the caller's thread of execution.
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A thread belay beneath the north-eastern side of the obelisk enables an abseil rope to be led through the saddle to seaward.
rows of glass beads applied in lazy stitch technique on beige thread.
There are no more safety pins to worry about, and it takes 10 seconds to refill the thread reel.
Similar to bug #2, the thread subject line is not sanitized before this list is output.
There she would comb the market for a red sari with gold thread at a reasonable price.
Thread 2 wrapped scallops on a skewer, then a coral followed by 2 more wrapped scallops.
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screw thread or an adapter.
Some flat bits have a screw thread instead of the center point and this helps the drill pull itself through the timber.
self inflicted " thread has now had its name changed by persons unknown.
sequential execution of a method - it looks like our thread has hung.
sewn with black cotton thread in overcast stitch.
structural sewing is with black cotton thread; applique with beige thread.
sewing thread with over 40 per cent of the United Kingdom market.
Wind the thread rib clockwise along the hook shank in even sections, secure the loose end of the thread at the eye.
An internal thread at their beam exits may be used for installing mechanical shutters or various types of optical components.
Allow the meat to marinate in the mixture for several hours, then thread onto long skewers.
Use to stuff the body cavity of the goose, securing with thread or a small skewer.
Thread 8 thin metal or bamboo skewers with the chicken.
The thread on growing spuds in a bin bag sound like the sort of stuff I need to know.
And the Bond connection was a constant thread running through our two-night stay.
tabor playing in Gloucestershire for the Cotswold Morris is very fragmentary and difficult to thread together.
Up shot the game play pool yahoo glittering, quivering tentacle of Rosium, vibrating for a few moments like a thread of silver.
I can't find the thread but we gave this topic a real thrashing last year (Summer?
thread entitled " GARMENT IMPORT TO THE US " .
Why would you want to start a thread about worst Britons?
Do these two stories have a common thread on purpose?
Paintings linked by a circular dance, golden thread, rush of wind.
The instrument consists of a bell glass, from the inside of which is suspended a copper needle by a fine silken thread.
Perhaps turn this into it's own sticky thread?
thread belay beneath the north-eastern side of the obelisk enables an abseil rope to be led through the saddle to seaward.
The deep spiral groove means that waste is removed quickly and the center screw thread helps the drill to pull itself into the material.
It proved highly successful and was also taken up by local housewives as a sewing thread superior to the older linen thread.
I work on the frame machines now, that twist the silk thread around to make the net.
Structural sewing is by hand and machine using cream and white cotton thread.
thread of execution to allow the DPMI host to clean up properly.
tippets must be attached with a loop-to-loop connection otherwise the tippet material may cut the thread of the leaders made from this material.
And the web of life's colors needs each single thread For the dance to continue unbroken.
Well its quite undeniable that this thread is a debate just among astrologers and serious students.
unread post within the thread.
uterus wall by a fine nylon thread, which makes it less likely to be expelled by the body.
vibrateot the game play pool yahoo glittering, quivering tentacle of Rosium, vibrating for a few moments like a thread of silver.
This article looks at that particular thread in more detail by examining some of the concepts behind organic and biodynamic viticulture and vinification practices.
Before this thread is over taken by guitar geek wank fodder... .
weft thread is wound on a shuttle which is passed through the shed to create the cloth.
THE Official Sock Thread Jul 21 2005, 03:18 PM shell:) lol, you silly willy i like to have matching s. .
Then they had to be spun into a thread, like modern knitting wool.
Up shot the game play pool Yahoo glittering, quivering tentacle of Rosium, vibrating for a few moments like a thread of silver.
In discussing the effect of wear upon a screw, it will be convenient to imagine the thread unrolled and forming a wedge, of which we can represent the unworn bearing-side by a straight line AB (fig.
A thread is then pinned down between them, and on each side of this thread three others are pinned down parallel with it and 6 in.
In these shops the few Moorish industries are carried on, such as embroidery in gold and silver thread, the making of kid slippers of every kind and colour, the manufacture of gold and silver ornaments.
As the glass cylinder, driven by a motor, revolves upon its axis while also advancing (by means of a screw thread on the axis), all portions of the picture are successively brought under the beam or pencil of light and cause a beam of varying intensity to fall on the selenium cell.
In order to maintain some thread of continuity through the perplexed and tangled vicissitudes of the Italian race, it has been Norman necessary to disregard those provinces which did not ~ immediately contribute to the formation of its history.
Were no such machine recognized, the thread of consciousness would be cut and orderly experience impossible; we must all go mad.
The inner membrane is continuous with the wall of the hollow thread at a spot immediately below the aperture in the outer wall, so that the thread itself (f) is simply a hollow prolongation of the wall of the inner capsule inverted and pushed into its cavity.
Many points in the development and mechanism of the nematocyst are disputed, but it is tolerably certain (I) that the cnidocil is of sensory nature, and that stimulation, by contact with prey or in other ways, causes a reflex discharge of the nematocyst; (2) that the discharge is an explosive change whereby the in-turned thread is suddenly everted and turned inside out, being thus shot through the opening in the outer wall of the capsule, and forced violently into the tissues of the prey, or, it may be, of an enemy; (3) that the thread inflicts not merely a mechanical wound, but instils an irritant poison, numbing and paralysing in its action.
(I) Prophase.The nucleus increases in size; the network disappears, and a much convoluted thread takes its place (fig.
The chromatin thread next becomes shorter and thicker, the nucleoli begin to disappear, and the thread breaks up into a number of segmentschromosomes-which vary in number in different species, but are fairly constant in the same species (fig.
The chromosomes then fuse together again to form a single thread (fig.
In the heterotype division the spirem thread is divided longitudinally before the segmentation occurs (fig.
2, B), and this is preceded by a peculiar contraction of the thread around the nucleolus which has been termed synapsis (fig.
In other cases the two nuclei place themselves side by side, the nuclear membrane between them disappears, and the contents fuse togethernuclear thread with nuclear thread, and nucleolus with nucleolusso completely that the separate constituents of the nuclei are not visible.
The first account, although now essential to the canonical history, clearly gives a less authentic account of the change from the " judges " to the monarchy, while the second is fragmentary and can hardly be fitted into the present historical thread (see Saul).
But the recovery of successive historical nuclei does not furnish a continuous thread, and if one is to be guided by the historical context of events the true background to each nucleus must be sought.
It needs little reflection to perceive that the position of Jerusalem and Judah was now hardly one of independence, and the conflicting chronological notices betray the attempt to maintain intact the thread of Judaean history.
But the thread of the history is broken, and apart from an allusion to the favour shown to the captive Jehoiachin (with which the books of Jeremiah and Kings conclude), there is a gap in the records, and subsequent events are viewed from a new standpoint (§ 20).
At whatever spot an insect becomes entangled in the frame, the vibration set up by its struggles is transmitted along the nearest radiating thread to the centre and thence up the trap line to the shelter where the occupant lurks awaiting the signal.
The Theridiidae eject on to the insect from their spinning mamillae drops of liquid adhesive silk; the Argyopidae, steadying it with the tips of their long front legs, sweep additional strands of silk over it with the legs of the hinder pair; the Agalenidae, attaching a long thread to a point hard by, run round and round the victim in circles, gradually winding it up beyond all hope of breaking loose.
The head is smaller, often occupied almost entirely above in the male by the very large eyes, which in some species are curiously double in that sex, one portion being pillared, and forming what is termed a "turban," the mouth parts are aborted, for the creature is now incapable of taking nutriment either solid or fluid; the antennae are mere short bristles, consisting of two rather large basal joints and a multi-articulate thread.
The Eskimo woman did not weave, but was expert in sewing and embroidering with sinew thread by means of a bodkin.
I I): (a valuable report of an actual occurrence which probably belonged to some primitive document otherwise incorporated by the Synoptists), because it is quite un-Johannine in vocabulary, style and character, intercepts the Gospel's thread wherever placed, and is absent from its best MSS.
By reducing the tension to one quarter of its previous amount, the number of ventral segments will be seen to be increased to two, indicating that the first harmonic of the thread is now in unison with the solid, and consequently that its fundamental is an octave lower than it was with the former tension; thus confirming the law that n varies as S IT.
12 presents a sectional view of a reeling apparatus as used in Italy, and shows the passage of the thread from the basin to the reel, the threads being twisted around by the tavelette to give roundness to the thread, but though the principle remains much the same, great improvements have been made on this model.
The method is as follows: If waste silk is piled in a heap in a damp, warm place, and kept moist and warm, the gum will in a few days' time begin to ferment and loosen, and can then be washed off, leaving the true thread soft and supple; but the smell caused by the fermentation is so offensive that it cannot be practised in or near towns.
Opposite to the abbey church (see below) stands the town hall (1879-1882), which originated in a bequest by George Aitken Clark (1823-1873), and was completed by his relatives, the thread manufacturers of Anchor Mills.
The outside of the cylinder was cooled by water circulating round a spiral screw thread in a narrow space with high velocity driven by a pressure of 120 lb per sq.
Those include mites, termites (or white ants), thread blight, grey blight, caterpillars (naked or in bags) and caterpillars armed with stinging hairs to protect them, and borers, red and black, some of which eat the core out of the wood, while others content themselves with eating only the bark.
His testimony showed how relics came to be distributed among the populace: one enthusiast took a little wax dropped from the taper; another, a portion of the dust which lay on the grave; a third, a thread from the cloth covering the sarcophagus; and he himself plucked the flowers which visitors had planted above the tomb.
If a helix be described round the screw, crossing each turn of the thread at right angles, the distance between two corresponding points on two successive turns of the same thread, measured along this normal helix, may be called the normai pitch; and when the screw hns more than one thread the normal pitch from thread to thread i lay be called the normal divided pitch.
The d stance from thread to thread, measured on a circle described about the axis of the screw, called the pitch-circle, may be called the circumferential pitch; for a screw of one thread it is one circumone circumference ference; for a screw of ii threads, Let r denote the radius of the pitch circle; n the number of threads; 0 the obliquity of the threads to the pitch, circle, and of the normal helix to the axis; F,) Ipitch, P~ ~- the axial -~
Two maids were turning up the hem and hurriedly biting off the ends of thread.
The quest for divine immortality is a main thread of all the ancient myths associated with this constellation.
A reentrant lock must be released by the thread that acquired it.
Disconnect the regulator (left hand thread) with a suitable spanner.
Debs Hallsworth (debsuk) Mon, 29 May 2006 Religion Thread I ca n't because of who I am.
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Lower part of both sides is decorated with concentric U-shaped rows of glass beads applied in lazy stitch technique on beige thread.
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The " 9/11 self inflicted " thread has now had its name changed by persons unknown.
Backed with cream fabric (in two pieces) sewn with black cotton thread in overcast stitch.
Structural sewing is with black cotton thread; applique with beige thread.
The new group would be the world 's largest producer of industrial sewing thread with over 40 per cent of the United Kingdom market.
Arrowheads were bound to the shaft with sinew thread.
The common thread, from the office of Tony Blair to the slit trenches of local politics, is fear.
I have been avoiding Diet thread due to inability to do it, blaming a stinking cold at the moment !
A thread of narrative runs through, and it 's all as subjective as hell.
However, the information about pipe and tabor playing in Gloucestershire for the Cotswold Morris is very fragmentary and difficult to thread together.
Pre 1977 1/2 model year bikes used a unique thread size for the tappet block hold-down screws.
Historical events often come about with a large dose of fluke and a tenuous thread of intention.
I ca n't find the thread but we gave this topic a real thrashing last year (Summer?
Please see the reply that I have given TODAY to KAVITHA in the thread entitled " GARMENT IMPORT TO THE US ".
Perhaps turn this into it 's own sticky thread?
She undertook ecclesiastical commissions, and researched metal thread embroidery.
Programs should only be terminated from their main thread of execution to allow the DPMI host to clean up properly.
Thread your way between the vehicles and join the throngs of tourists along the path into the gorge.
Tippets must be attached with a loop-to-loop connection otherwise the tippet material may cut the thread of the leaders made from this material.
This is all down to the 32 thread, T1 processor allowing for 32 simultaneous operations.
Re: Movie quote thread um office space...
And the web of life 's colors needs each single thread For the dance to continue unbroken.
Any thread created using the Threads Module will unmask this signal prior to entering user code.
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January 03 2004 Keith Lines cleans out a thread hole before refitting the valve spindle covers.
We have only subtext, a fragile thread of thought that veers wildly from line to line.
Before this thread is over taken by guitar geek wank fodder....