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  • The threads vary in size in different plants.

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  • It would be easy to cut their threads any time with a little sharper blast from the north.

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  • The threads used in making elastic webbing are usually cut from spread sheets.

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  • These webs, which are typically subcircular in form, consist of a system of threads radiating from a common centre and crossed at intervals, and approximately at right angles, by a series of concentric lines, the whole being suspended in a triangular, quadrangular or polygonal framework formed of so-called foundation lines, attached to the branches or leaves of trees or other firm objects in the neighbourhood.

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  • In the bulky forms colorless branches frequently grow out from some of the cortical cells, and, pushing among the already-formed threads in a longitudinal direction, serve to strengthen the thallus by weaving its original threads together.

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  • I skipped the big stuff 'cause I've got no room in my cart, but these threads are something else, ain't they?

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  • And then all threads of hope will finally vanish from the fabric of my life.

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  • Many of the lower forms of Brown Seaweeds (Phoeophyceae) have a thallus consisting of simple or branched cell threads, as in the green and red forms. The lateral union of the branches to form a solid thallus is not, however, so common, nor is it carried to so high a pitch of elaboration as in the Rhodophyceae.

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  • A nervous system has been shown to exist in many species, and consists of a perioesophageal ring giving off usually six nerves which run forwards and backwards along the lateral and median lines; these are connected by numerous fine, circular threads in the sub-cuticle.

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  • In all cases, while the internal threads which bear the cortical branches consist of elongated cells with few chromatophores, and no doubt serve mainly for conduction of food substances, the superficial cells of the branches themselves are packed with chromatophores and form the chief assimilating tissue of the plant.

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  • I can follow the threads, but no one else can, and there's always the chance that something unexpected gets caught up in them.

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  • You were one of the first threads in this web.

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  • In front was Glory, which was similar to those threads but rather thicker.

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  • of supporting axes from assimilating appendages, and as the body increases in size and becomes a solid mass of cells or interwoven threads, a corresponding differentiation of a superficial assimilative system from the deep-lying parts.

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  • In other cases the leaf-gaps are very broad and long, the meristeles separating them being reduced to comparatively slender strands, while there is present in each gap a network of fine vascular threads, some of which run out to the leaf, while others form cross-connections between these leaf-trace strands and also with the main cauline meristeles.

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  • Finally the cauline meristeles themselves may be resolved into a number of fine threads.

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  • Communication between the various protoplasts of the colony is, however, carried on by means of fine protoplasmic threads, which are continuous through the cell-walls.

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  • Again, the degree of differentiation is very slight anatomically, but delicate protoplasmic threads have been shown to extend through all cell-walls, connecting together all the protoplasts of a plant.

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  • cells treated by reagents, has been interpreted by many observers as a network of threads embedded in a homogeneous ground-substance.

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  • all directions, numerous protoplasmic threads or bridges.

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  • Coincident with these changes the nuclear membrane disappears and a spindle-shaped or barrelshaped group of threads makes its appearance in.

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  • As division proceeds, the filamentous nature of this cytoplasm becomes more prominent and the threads begin either to converge towards the poles of the nucleus, to form a bipolar spindle, or may converge towards, or radiate from, several different points, to form a multipolar spindle.

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  • The mode of formation of the sieve plate is not certainly known; but from the fact that delicate connecting threads of protoplasm are present between the cells from their first development it is probable that it is a special case of the normal protoplasmic continuity, the sieve pores being produced by a secondary enla~gement of the minute openings through which these delicate strands pass.

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  • connecting threads has recently been ~~ ___________ demonstrated throughout all the ______ tissues of the plant.

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  • results so far obtained show that the connecting threads may be either - -

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  • pit-threads and wail-threads may occur in the same cell, but more often the threads are limited to the pits.

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  • They are present from the beginning of the development of the cell-wail, and arise from the spindle fibres, all of which may be continued as connecting threads (endosperm of Tamus communis), or part of them may be overlaid by cellulose lamellae (endosperm of Lilium Martagon), or they may be all overlaid as in pollen mother-cells and pollen grains of Helleborus foetidus.

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  • The presence of these threads between all the cells of tfie plant shows that the plant body must be regarded as a connected whole; the threads themselves probably play an important part in the growth of the cell-wall, the conduction of food and water, the process of secretion and the transmission of impulses.

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  • ix.; The Genesis and Development of the Wall and Connecting Threads in the Plant Cell.

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  • In these the central bar which connects the two end links has screw threads cut upon it,;and by means of a lever can be turned so as either to shorten the coupling and bring the vehicles together till their buffers .are firmly pressed together, or to lengthen it to permit the end link to be lifted off the hook.

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  • It was the task of Ezekiel to take up once more the broken threads of Israel's religious traditions, and weave them anew into statelier forms of ritual and national polity.

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  • When an insect strikes the web the spider loosens his hold of the trap-line, thus enveloping the victim in a tangle of threads which would otherwise not come into contact with it.

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  • He had shown previously that decomposition of water could be effected although the two poles were placed in separate vessels connected by moistened threads.

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  • (It is easy to see that the radius of the bright spot is of the same order of magnitude.) The experiment succeeds in a dark room of the length above mentioned, with a threepenny bit (supported by three threads) as obstacle, the origin of light being a small needle hole in a plate of tin, through which the sun's rays shine horizontally after reflection from an external mirror.

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  • In general, the use of a square or rectangular cloth (whether folded diagonally or not) corresponds to the modern keffiyeh woven with long fringes which are plaited into cords knitted at the ends or worked into little balls sewn over with coloured silks and golden From Palestine Exploration Fund threads.

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  • The tassels attached by blue threads to the four corners of the outer garment were unique only as regards the special meaning attached to them (Num.

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  • The tail, in most species very short, has in others the middle feathers much elongated, and in one of the outer rectrices are attenuated and produced into threads.

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  • We now come to the writer who, above all others, gathered up into himself the divergent and scattered threads of ancient medicine, and out of whom again the greater part of modern European medicine has flowed.

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  • Touches of colour may be added to vessels in course of manufacture by means of seals of molten glass, applied like sealing-wax; or by causing vessels to wrap themselves round with threads or coils of coloured glass.

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  • Threads of coloured molten glass were spirally coiled round the body, and, whilst still viscid, were dragged into zigzags with a metal hook.

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  • The glass is coloured (generally green) and the decoration consists of glass threads and glass studs, or prunts (" Nuppen ").

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  • The use of threads and prunts is illustrated by the development of the " Roemer," so popular as a drinking-glass, and as a feature in Dutch studies of still life.

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  • 9), containing spiral threads of air, or of white or coloured enamel.

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  • The higher castes murmured, and many of them left him, for he taught that the Brahmanical threads must be broken; but the lower orders rejoiced and flocked in numbers to his standard.

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  • When we reflect that the chapter is not narrative, but an abstract exposition of the guiding principles of the movements of several centuries, with many threads of complex thought running along side by side all through the speculation, then the circumstances under which it was reduced to literary form are really astonishing.

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  • The threads extend only to the outlines of each figure, and it follows that every part of the pattern has a rim of minute holes like pierced lines separating postage stamps in a sheet, the effect being that the design seems to hang suspended it1 the groundlinked into it, as the Japanese term implies.i A specimen of this nature recently manufactured by Kawashimas weavers measured 20 ft.

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  • The veining of a cherry petal, for example, the tessellation of a carps scales, the serration of a leafs edgeall these lines remain intact, spared by the cutters tool, while the leaf itself, or the petal, or the scales of the fish, have the threads forming them cut so as to show the velvet nap and to appear in soft, low relief.

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  • Owing to the use of paper among the threads of the embroidery and sizing in the preparation of the stuff forming the ground, every operation of folding used to cause perceptible injury to a piece, so that after a few years it acquired a crumpled and dingy appearance.

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  • Kohlrausch called attention to the close analogy between residual charge and the elastic recovery of strained bodies such as twisted wire or glass threads.

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  • Having returned to its predominant direction, it turns W.N.W., and passing FUrstenwalde and KUpenick threads Berlin in several arms, and joins the Havel at Spandau.

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  • It may be hung up by threads.

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  • Maurice, however, made generous provision for his brother Augustus, and the desire to compensate him still further was one of the minor threads of his subsequent policy.

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  • Abandoning therefore all a priori theoretical assumption, Bashforth set to work to measure experimentally the velocity of shot and the resistance of the air by means of equidistant electric screens furnished with vertical threads or wire, and by a chronograph which measured the instants of time at which the screens were cut by a shot flying nearly horizontally.

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  • It was a very richly decorated object of coloured threads interwoven with gold, worn outside the luxurious mantle or robe; it was kept in place by a girdle, and by shoulder-pieces (?), to which were attached brooches of onyx (fastened to the robe) and golden rings from which hung the "breastplate" (or rather pouch) containing the sacred lots, Urim and Thummim.

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  • In the measurement of woollen and other textile fabrics, as to quality, strength, number of threads, &c., there exists at Bradford a voluntary standardizing institution known as the Conditioning House (Bradford Corporation Act 1887), the work of which has been extended to a chemical analysis of fabrics.

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  • There can be no doubt that Caesar was cognizant of some at least of the threads of conspiracy which were woven during Pompey's absence in the East.

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  • When the prey comes into contact with the tentacles it is paralysed, and at the same time held firmly, by the barbed threads shot out from the stinging organs or nematocysts.

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  • A great number after the restoration that an attempt should be made to pick up again the threads that were dropped; but soon they came to realize the truth

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  • The prosperity of Ahmedabad, says a native proverb, hangs on three threads - silk, gold and cotton; and though its manufactures are on a smaller scale than formerly, they are still moderately flourishing.

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  • In many Lamellibranchs a gland is found on the hinder surface of the foot in the mid line, which secretes a substance which sets into the form of threads - the so-called " byssus " - by means of which the animal can fix itself.

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  • But into the figure of Arthur as we know him, other elements have entered; he is not merely an historic personality, but at the same time a survival of pre-historic myth, a hero of romance, and a fairy king; and all these threads are woven together in one fascinating but bewildering web.

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  • that of helping the thin viscous threads through their final outlets, and the adhesion of the two filaments when brought into contact with the atmosphere.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • This obtains whether in the single, double or more threads joined together in the doubling.

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  • The same term - gum-waste--is applied to " waste " made in the various processes of silk throwing; but manufacturers using threads known technically as organzines and trams call the surplus " manufacturer's waste."

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  • It is of two pieces, the upper part and the sole, sewn together with leathern threads.

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  • silk threads to a central disk of aluminium, in the centre of which is a round hole designed to receive an aluminium cap with a highly polished sapphire centre worked to the form of an open cone.

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  • To direct the card eight short light needles, N N, are suspended by silk threads from the outer ring.

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  • 16 X 15 (threads to the 4 in.), largely exported to China and India, are made in various localities and by many manufacturers.

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  • In the Mexican the yarns were originally of nearly the same weight and number of threads to the 4 in., an arrangement which gave the cloth an even appearance, thus differing from the "pin-head" or medium makes.

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  • The warp is commonly from 36 8 to 44 8, the weft from 36 8 to 54 8, and the threads from 13 X 13 to 20X 20 to the 4 in.

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  • The enclosed alga is protected by the threads (hyphae) of the fungus, and supplied with water and salts and, possibly, organic nitrogenous substances; in its turn the alga by means of its green or blue-green colouring matter and the sun's energy manufactures carbohydrates which are used in part by the fungus.

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  • - Section of Homoiomerous Thallus of Collema conglomeratum, with Nostoc threads scattered among the hyphae.

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  • The various cells of these organisms are connected by large pits which are traversed by thick protoplasmic threads connecting one cell with the next.

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  • But, roll and re-roll as often as we like, much cinder remains imbedded in the iron, in the form of threads and rods drawn out in the direction of rolling, and of course weakening the metal in the transverse direction.

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  • The expense of cutting castings accurately to shape, cutting on them screw threads and what not, called " machining " in trade parlance, is often a very large part of their total cost; and it increases rapidly with the hardness of the metal.

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  • Fine ones of bronze are common in the XVIIIth Dynasty, and some with two eyes at right angles, one above the other, to carry two different threads.

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  • Round this core threads of glass were wound of various colors; the whole could be reset in the furnace to soften it for nsoulding the foGt or neck, or attaching handles, or dragging the surface into various patterns.

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  • Beads were made by winding thin threads of glass on copper wires, and the greater contraction of the copper freed the bead when cold.

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  • Dundee is the principal seat of the coarser fabrics, Dunfermline of the table and other finer linens, while Paisley is widely known for its sewing threads.

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  • Cassilis was a Protestant and the patron of Knox's friend and teacher, George Wishart; Cassilis would not commit himself formally, and the threads of the plot are lost, owing to a great gap in the records.

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  • In a survey of the vernacular literature of Scotland it is advantageous to keep in mind that there are two main streams or threads running throughout, the one literary in the higher sense, expressing itself in " schools " of a more artificial or academic type; the other popular, also in the better sense of that term, more native, more rooted in national tradition, more persistent and conversely less bookish in fashion.

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  • A piece of wrought iron, or mild steel or copper, if torn asunder shows long lustrous fibres, resembling a bundle of threads in appearance.

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  • Lotze again wove together many threads of earlier thought, though the web was assuredly his own.

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  • This is a cord, woven by women of the priestly class, composed of seventy-two threads, representing the seventy-two chapters of the Yasna, a portion of the Zend-Avesta, in the sacredness of which the young.

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  • Benjamin Franklin employed the repulsion of two linen threads, C. F.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • In the latter case, the body hangs by two vertical threads of equal length tin a plane through G.

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  • The motion being assumed to be small, the tensions of the two strings may be taken to have their statical values Mgb/(a+b), Mga/(a+b), where a, b are the distances of G from the two threads.

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  • When the body is twisted through an angle 0 the threads make angles aC/i, be/I with the vertical, and the moment of the tensions about the vertical through G is accordingly Kg, where K = M gab/i.

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  • Screws.The figure of a screw is that of a convex or concave cylinder, with one or more helical projections, called threads, winding round it.

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  • If, therefore, the screw has several equidistant threads, the true pitch is equal to the divided axial pitch, as measured between two adjacent threads, multiplied by the number of threads.

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  • p~ sinO p, cose 210s If a screw rotates, the number of threads which pass a fixed point in one revolution is the number of threads in the screw.

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  • A pair of convex screws, each rotating about its axis, are used as an elementary combination to transmit motion by the sliding contact of their threads.

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  • At the point of contact of the screws their threads must be parallel; and their line of connection is the common nerpendicular to the acting surfaces of the threads at their point 0f contact.

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  • The angular velocities of the screws are inversely as their numbers of threads.

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  • Hookes wheels with oblique or helical teeth are in fact screws of many threads, and of large diameters as compared with their lengths.

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  • 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.

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  • The art with which these threads are woven together was recognized by Wolf himself, who admitted the difficulty of applying his theory to the " admirabilis summa et compages " of the poem.

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  • After the oil has been allowed to burn for some time according to the consistence of the varnish desired, the pot is covered over, and the product when cooled forms a viscid tenacious substance which in its most concentrated form may be drawn into threads.

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  • 1770), he conveyed the electricity from rubbed glass, a distance of 886 ft., along a string supported on silk threads (Phil.

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  • The doublings play a very important part in the appearance of the ultimate rove and yarn, for the chief reason for doubling threads or slivers is to minimize irregularities of thickness and of colour in the material.

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  • Let two spherical pith balls of radius r and weight W, covered with gold-leaf so as to be conducting, be suspended by parallel silk threads of length 1 so as just to touch each other.

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  • If then the balls are both charged to a potential V they will repel each other, and the threads will stand out at an angle 20, which can be observed on a protractor.

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  • Hopkinson had been inclined to attribute the anomaly to an increase in the tension of the bifilar threads, owing to a downward pull on the needle, but they showed that this theory would not account for the discrepancy.

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  • Amongst the loose tissue of the leaf numerous transparent threads are shown; these are the mycelial threads or spawn of the fungus; wherever they touch the leaf-cells they pierce or break down the tissue, and so set up decomposition, as indicated by the darker shading.

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  • Out of these small openings the fungus threads emerge, as shown at D, D, D.

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  • When the threads reach the air they branch in a tree-like manner, and each branch (sporangiophore) carries one or more ovate sporangia, as shown at E, E, E, which fall off and are carried by the wind.

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  • These zoospores escape and swim about in any film of moisture, and on going to rest take a spherical form, germinate and produce threads of mycelium as at K.

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  • The first signs of this fungus is the appearance of small white tufts of mycelium bursting through the skin of the tuber, the spores of the fungus being carried at the tips of the threads forming these tufts.

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  • 2) consists of a receptacle varying in form from that of a shallow saucer to that of a long cylindrical or trumpet-shaped tube, thin or fleshy in consistence, and giving off from its upper border the five sepals, the five petals (rarely these latter are absent), and the threads or membranous processes constituting the "corona."

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  • (Raad-Pensionaris) of Holland, for two decades held in his hands all the threads of administration, and occupied the same position of undisputed authority in the councils of the land as Oldenbarneveldt had done at the beginning of the century.

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  • In this plane are a pair of cross threads or spider lines which, as the observer looks into the telescope, are seen as AB and CD (fig.

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  • If the telescope is so pointed that the image of the star is seen in coincidence with the cross threads, as represented in fig.

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  • 8, then we know that the star is exactly in the line of sight of the telescope, defined as the line joining the centre of the object glass, and the point of intersection of the cross threads.

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  • If the telescope is moved around so that the images of two distant points are successively brought into coincidence with the cross threads, we know that the angle between the directions of D these points is equal to that through FIG.

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  • After the image of the body is brought into coincidence with the cross threads, the instrument is turned through 180° on the axis, which results in the line of sight of the telescope pointing in a certain direction OQ, determined by the condition QOZ = ZOP. The telescope is then a second time pointed at the object by being moved through the angle QOP. Either of the angles QOZ and ZOP is then one half that through which the telescope has been turned, which may be measured by a graduated circle, and which is the zenith distance of the object measured from the direction of the axis OZ.

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  • He then adjusts the instrument so that the cross threads coincide with their images reflected from the surface of the quicksilver.

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  • The unceasing diurnal motion of the image of any heavenly body relative to the cross threads of a telescope makes a direct accurate measure of any co-ordinate except the declination almost impossible.

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  • Before the position of a star can be noted, it has passed away from the cross threads.

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  • Halophila, Enhalus and Thalassia are submerged maritime plants found on tropical coasts, mainly in the Indian and Pacific oceans; Halophila has an elongated stem rooting at the nodes; Enhalus a short, thick rhizome, clothed with black threads resembling horse-hair, the persistent hard-bast strands of the leaves; Thalassia has a creeping rooting stem with upright branches bearing crowded strap-shaped leaves in two rows.

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  • The commerce of Boulogne consists chiefly in the importation of jute, wool, woven goods of silk and wool, skins, threads, coal, timber, and iron and steel, and the exportation of wine, woven goods, table fruit, potatoes and other vegetables, skins, motor-cars, forage and cement.

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  • HONEYCOMB, a cloth, so called because of the particular arrangement of the crossing of the warp and weft threads which form cells somewhat similar to those of the real honeycomb.

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  • The bottom of the cell is formed by those threads and picks which weave "plain," while the ascending sides of the figure are formed by the gradually increasing length of float of the warp and weft yarns.

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  • This experiment was partially successful, but the instinctive dislike of bees to anything of a fibrous nature caused them completely to spoil their work of comb-building in the endeavour to tear or gnaw away the linen threads whenever they got in touch with them.

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  • Robert Hooke shaped the minutest of the lenses with which he made many of the discoveries recorded in his Micrographia from small glass globules made by fusing the ends of threads of spun glass; and the same method was employed by the Italian Father Di Torre.

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  • In the lower focal plane of the eyepiece, at the spot where the real image which the objective forms of the object arises, a glass plate is introduced on which are two fine cross lines or even two very thin threads.

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  • If the eye is moved to and fro over the eyepiece and the image makes apparently similar movements in relation to the cross threads, then the image does not yet lie in the plane of the threads.

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  • To measure the angle, the images of the crystal edges are covered in turn by one of the threads by turning the table, and the angle of rotation is read from the scale.

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  • This measurement can also be made with a goniometer eyepiece, in which a row of parallel double-marks are used instead of the cross threads.

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  • 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.

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  • For this reason there is sometimes employed two very narrow threads lying beside one another, and which limit the image as nearly as possible.

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  • They are sometimes mere scales or threads, and at other times are undeveloped, giving rise to the ebracteate inflorescence of Cruciferae and some Boraginaceae.

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  • As they work to untangle the threads of both murders, they make powerful enemies in a dramatic tale of court intrigue and revenge.

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  • We wonder whether there are any performance gains in using threads.

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  • Arthur pringle Threads like this are very cathartic aren't they?

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  • They each consist of two threads called chromatids, each an exact copy of the parent chromosome.

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  • lagoon cockles have byssus threads and I found juveniles often attached to seaweeds and other substrates.

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  • NOTE -- Native Solaris Threads are not supported with the GNU GCC compiler.

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  • The concern of the essays in Featherstone's volume is to disentangle the various threads that such questions invariably conflate.

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  • Priority values define a numerical rank or ordering of the threads that a thread scheduler can use to resolve simultaneous contention for processing resources.

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  • Look for signs of mycorrhizal infection - the root cortex will contain bright blue or purple staining hyphal threads.

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  • The administrator may have enabled RSS syndication, this allows you to view newly created threads in guest viewable forums without visiting the board.

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  • daemon threads.

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  • disentangle the various threads that such questions invariably conflate.

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  • disparate threads together over the next couple of months.

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  • The subjects and objects here may seem disparate, but as ever there are threads to follow and connections to make.

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  • Loose metal threads and gold lace edgings were secured by stitching with Gutermann's polyester ' Skala ' threads.

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  • embroidery floss and sewing threads - his main tying materials.

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  • Merz herself has spoken of an intense excitement running through these threads.

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  • The major protein of these threads is flagelliform protein, a variety of silk fibroin.

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  • There are pages listing thread colors and shade numbers for cotton embroidery floss and sewing threads - his main tying materials.

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  • glitter threads and finished off with colorful beads.

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  • gossamer threads.

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  • The heddles are the threads that attach half of the warp threads to the heddle bar.

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  • Perhaps I'm just being selfish - I love debate and I hate seeing interesting threads hijacked by personal politics.

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  • The main body of most fungi is made up of fine, branching, usually colorless threads called hyphae.

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  • And tho the plot threads remain loose and often incoherent, half the fun of the show is trying to piece together the action.

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  • No threads No wires No magnets use the matchboxes provided or two of your own.

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  • Also I feel wiki pages serve the collective memory of a group better than email threads in archives.

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  • For example, could there be some invisible threads sticking out from the gel surface to push the microspheres away?

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  • You may not monopolize the front page of the Forum by posting threads of the same or similar content.

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  • picking oakum was separating threads out of disused ropes.

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  • The minimum time-slice quantum allowed by the Threads Module under Solaris is 1 millisecond.

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  • I use raw silk and chenille with gold threads and lots of color; often strips of fabric too, " she explained.

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  • No magnets or threads, entirely self-contained, works by itself.

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  • Note that this program does not use threads; it is just using the lightweight semaphores available from the threads library.

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  • Forums and discussion threads have the advantage of preserving some semblance of context.

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  • The finest tannins â like the threads in a silk shawl.

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  • No threads were stripped, no knuckles bloodied, no bolts sheared.

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  • Weld nuts have long since been established as the main type of fastener for installing load bearing threads into thin sheet metal.

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  • silken threads radiating from the top of the tunnel across the ground.

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  • He weaves a wistful skein of from the frayed and tangled threads of our everyday lives.

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  • However the really great feature is that they are on screw threads, so there's no need to carry a spanner with you.

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  • When replacing spark plugs take great care not damage the threads in the cylinder head.

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  • The upgrade to the forum with automatic splitting of threads into multiple pages is on its way, before anyone asks.

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  • However, to avoid writer starvation, the Solaris threads package tends to favor writers over readers.

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  • Fibrin creates a number of threads that make the plasma sticky, enabling a clot to form.

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  • After cleaning any swarf away, I refitted the elbow, and then fitted the hose fitting with some PTFE tape on the threads.

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  • Taking inspiration from flowers and plants, Annie Garnett produced some beautiful hand embroidered textiles, as well as experimenting to produce luxurious threads.

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  • thornback ray are around 60mm long with pointed corners, rather than the sticky threads found in dogfish.

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  • By default, multiple threads may execute inside the servlet at the same time.

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  • Perhaps I will return to some of the loose threads in the above arguments sometime in the future.

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  • This was partly because devising a power-driven loom to handle dozens of warp threads without breakage proved difficult.

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  • Why not try using some of our multi-coloured Natesh embroidery threads to create a natural bark or leaf effect without having to change threads!

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  • tufted grass, as if drawn up on shining threads, their wings splashed with gold.

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  • Furthermore, these threads have somewhat diverging ideas of how landscape urbanism might be made manifest.

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  • Those instruments of which the tones and compass are most suitable for polyphonic melody are for the most part high in pitch; a circumstance which, in conjunction with the practice (initiated by the monodists and ratified by science and common sense) of reckoning chords upwards from the bass, leads to the conclusion that the instruments which hold the main threads in the design shall be supported where necessary by a simple harmonic filling-out on some keyed instrument capable of forming an unobtrusive background.

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  • In the famous dedicatory letter of his Alceste he mentions among other conceptions on which his reform of opera was to be based, that the co-operation of the instruments ought to be regulated in proportion to the interest and the passion, a doctrine of which the true significance lies in its connexion with other conditions of opera which are incompatible with the polyphonic treatment of instruments as threads in a decorative scheme.

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  • It should be mentioned finally that the tentacles are very contractile and extensible, and may therefore present themselves, in one and the same individual, as long, drawn-out threads, or in the form of short corkscrew - like ringlets; they may stream downwards from the sub-umbrella, or be held out horizontally, or be directed upwards over the ex-umbrella (fig.

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  • The Marchantiaceae (see article BRYOPHYTA) show considerable tissue-differentiation, possessing a distinct assimilative system of cells, consisting of branched cell threads packed with chloroplasts and arising from the basal cells of large cavities in the upper part of the thallus.

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  • Again some species of Dictyna, belonging to the Amaurobiidae, also have a tubular retreat opening on to the surface of a snare in which a crude attempt at a radial and concentric arrangement of the threads is perceptible.

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  • Amongst the threads, which entangle the wings and legs of intercepted prey, the spiders are perfectly at home and can pounce on the struggling victim at once if it be small and harmless or keep at a respectful distance, checking all efforts at escape, if it be poisonous or strong.

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  • The suggestion is obvious that the halving of the number of nuclear threads in the reproductive cells as compared with the number of those present in the ordinary cells of the tissues - a phenomenon which has now been demonstrated as universal - may be directly connected with the facts of segregation of hybrid characters observed by Mendel.

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  • The canes adhere to the molten glass, and the mass is first twisted and then drawn out into fine cane, which contains white threads arranged in endless spirals.

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  • For this purpose the following apparatus should be provided: - (i) two small metal tea-trays and some clean dry tumblers, the latter preferably varnished with shellac varnish made with alcohol free from water; (2) two sheets of ebonite rather larger than the tea-trays; (3) a rod of sealing-wax or ebonite and a glass tube, also some pieces of silk and flannel; (4) a few small gilt pith balls suspended by dry silk threads; (5) a gold-leaf electroscope, and, if possible, a simple form of quadrant electrometer (see Electroscope and Electrometer); (6) some brass balls mounted on the ends of ebonite penholders, and a few tin canisters.

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  • 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.

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  • Spun silks are used largely for silk linings, hosieries, sewing threads, elastic webbing, lace, plush and many other purposes, such as mufflers, dress goods and blouse silks; also for mixing with other fibres in form of stripes in the weaving of various fabrics, or to be used in what are known as mixed goods, i.e.

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  • Innocent's letters, however, not only reveal that superior wisdom which can take into account practical needs and relax severity of principle at the right moment, as well as that spirit of tolerance and equity which is opposed to the excess of zeal and intellectual narrowness of subordinates, but they also prove that, in the internal government of the Church, he was bent on gathering into his hands all the motive threads, and that he stretched the absolutist tradition to its furthest limits, intervening in the most trifling acts in the lives of the clergy, and regarding it as an obligation of his office to act and think for all.

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  • From thiscurious habitation the young mantids hang by threads till after their first moult (see Mantis).

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  • 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 -~

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  • After the image of the body is brought into coincidence with the cross threads, the instrument is turned through 180° on the axis, which results in the line of sight of the telescope pointing in a certain direction OQ, determined by the condition QOZ = ZOP. The telescope is then a second time pointed at the object by being moved through the angle QOP. Either of the angles QOZ and ZOP is then one half that through which the telescope has been turned, which may be measured by a graduated circle, and which is the zenith distance of the object measured from the direction of the axis OZ.

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  • I use raw silk and chenille with gold threads and lots of color; often strips of fabric too, she explained.

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  • They wait for passing prey, which they detect by laying down silken threads radiating from the top of the tunnel across the ground.

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  • I just had one of my threads on the Pinnacle forums removed and a snotty email from a moderator.

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  • However the really great feature is that they are on screw threads, so there 's no need to carry a spanner with you.

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  • If multiple threads access a format concurrently, it must be synchronized externally.

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  • The purses of the thornback ray are around 60mm long with pointed corners, rather than the sticky threads found in dogfish.

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  • Why not try using some of our multi-coloured Natesh embroidery threads to create a natural bark or leaf effect without having to change threads !

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  • Screw threads - steel, titanium alloy, inclined nut seating.

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  • And skylarks break from their hides in the tufted grass, as if drawn up on shining threads, their wings splashed with gold.

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  • That depends on the scheduling attributes of the LWP pool that is used to execute the unbound threads.

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  • Any thread created using the Threads Module will unmask this signal prior to entering user code.

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  • In normal weaving, two sets of warp threads are used.

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  • However being ever curious we wonder wether there are any performance gains in using threads.

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  • Don't use metallic or other irritating threads.

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  • Egyptian cotton produces the longest threads and is the softest and most absorbent.

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  • While it produces shorter threads than Egyptian cotton, it is a bit more durable and does not cost quite as much.

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  • While reading the consumer reviews, look for common threads both pro and con with the models you're interested in.

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  • The thread count number indicates the number of threads per square inch on the sheets.

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  • The stitches should be evenly placed and always ask for pants that use cotton threads for the stitching.

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  • Silks and satins are naturals for dressy blouses, as are those shot with metallic threads or embellished with sequins or other sparkles.

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  • These are typically stronger than the cotton-based threads that are also available and widely used.

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  • Other users comment on threads, giving them a thumbs up or thumbs down, to let you know if the deal is really good.

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  • Ideals differ based on culture and several other factors, but some common threads can be seen in the majority of modern families.

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  • You can purchase saffron as pure "threads" or as powder.

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  • Though saffron threads are red, they diffuse into a golden yellow.

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  • You'll want to look for crimson threads, while avoiding those that are dull, dark, or brick color.

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  • The darker the threads, the older the saffron.

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  • Also, whenever possible, purchase full saffron threads.

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  • I have dark brown hair with silver threads.

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  • Even if your costume is created from second hand threads or from a few pieces of clothing found jumbled in your closet, you can create a head-turning ensemble by focusing and investing in the finishing touches.

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  • Be sure to include a final layout to tie the threads of the book together.

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  • Although it can be hard to pass up your favorite designer's seasonal trends, try to stick with the basics and shell out the majority of your cash on classic pieces rather than trendy threads.

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  • Make sure there are no visible threads and the dress retains some form of shape on a hanger.

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  • A higher thread count indicates that there are more threads per square inch of the material.

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  • You might prefer a lace curtain that is made of a rosebud chain lace pattern or lace sewn with a metallic thread or several colored threads running through it.

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  • Despite their impressive length, Egyptian cotton fibers yield threads that are not as wide as other types of cotton threads.

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  • Since the threads are thinner, more of them can be used per square inch of fabric, which results in a tighter weave; tighter weaves mean the product is stronger and more resilient.

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  • As anyone who has ever dealt with a raggedy towel bogged down with worn threads knows, this can be quite a feat.

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  • In 1991, Kids R Us debuted its first private label apparel dubbed "Threads Clothing for Kids" or "Threads" for short.

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  • According to the company, the Threads collection is designed for fashion-conscious consumers, who want quality 100 percent cotton apparel for children, which emphasizes classic styling and natural fiber content.

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  • For the most part, Threads clothing ranges in price from $9.99 to $24.99.

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  • Read on to learn more about this adorable children's fashion brand that continues to make both kids and parents smile year round with their innovative threads.

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  • Children will love the way their new threads look, while parents will appreciate the high quality manufacturing and decent pricing.

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  • Your child can still be well dressed in popular threads without you having to spend a fortune.

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  • Graceful Threads is another retailer offering custom-made and pre-made dresses that will fit right into a prairie theme.

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  • It is also earth-friendly, made from recycled and recyclable materials as part of Patagonia's Common Threads Recycling Program.

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  • Once a student clicks on one area, several links to discussion topics or materials will show up, and the student can then click on each link and see various threads in a discussion.

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  • Users have the option to start new threads on any distance-learning topic they want to discuss or continue discussions on existing topics and threads.

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  • They expand in early autumn, but are formed long before they open, and a pretty feature of the buds is a fine network of silky-white threads.

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  • If you find worms or saprophytic fungi -- a network of fine, white threads in a clump of compost - that is a sign that your compost pile is "working" nicely.

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  • Many will damage the stem of the plant, the edge of the leaf, or leave webs behind like thin cotton threads.

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  • Place a dab of silicone grease on the outlet arm threads and reinstall the showerhead.

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  • Several deck owners stated in forum threads that Superdeck Semi-Transparent Deck Stain was highly recommended by hardware store owners who did not even carry the product.

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  • Wrap Teflon tape around the threads on the faucet stems.

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  • Traditionally friendship bracelets were hand knotted out of colored threads.

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  • The different colored threads could be knotted in a variety of ways to produce complex patterns and designs.

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  • All that is required is some threads of different colors and a board where the bracelet can be tied while it is being made.

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  • These sometimes include materials such as threads.

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  • A beautiful crystal bracelet, for instance, might look stunning however if it is going to catch on a silk dress and draw threads that may eventually form holes it is far from practical.

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  • The decorative element of the bracelet is woven wire made from pewter threads.

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  • So to avoid this fashion faux pas, mix 'n match your vintage threads with modern designs to keep things fresh.

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  • In Iran, the paisley design is widely used today and blended with gold threads for an elaborate and formal fabric.

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  • The secret behind this traditional fit, according to Polished Threads is a lower rise in the front.

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  • Brooks Brothers: While it's true that Brooks Brothers has a reputation for pricey threads, you'll be delighted to see that the prices are actually "much" cheaper than the ones at Nordstrom.

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  • First, it taps into the unconscious self, as well as to what Carl Jung termed the "collective unconscious", the one that is ever connected to the "call" and rhythm of nature, as well as the gossamer threads that connect us to one another.

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  • Infectious Threads prides itself on "kool clothing and awesome accessories," which is just what you'll find.

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  • Check for dangling threads, missing buttons, and tags on new clothing.

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  • If shirts aren't really your thing, you can also purchase other items with the slogan through Jake Red Eagle's Nashville Threads store.

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  • Not only is it made of recycled fabric, but when it finally does wear out, it can be recycled again through the Common Threads Recycling Program.

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  • However, it's important to note that if you iron a crease into the same spot over and over again, the linen threads can easily break because of constant heat and wear.

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  • This is caused by using reflective and matte threads together.

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  • You can also try the Plus Size Nadia at Playful Threads.

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  • But if you don't like her threads, sell them to Tom for anywhere between 1250 and 1700 bells.

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  • Sign up and keep tabs on their trading threads.

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  • At each of the intersections is a colored marble, and you can swap adjacent marbles (connected by the spun threads) in order to make sets of three (or more) of the same color.

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  • Coupon code threads can always be found here, usually "stickied" at the top of the threads list.

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  • Satins and silks were popular fabric choices, and many were embellished with fine embroidery designs from silk and metallic threads.

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  • From there, visit the threads that interest you most and comment, or start a new thread of your own.

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  • Mail: Users have the opportunity to view all of their inboxes on one screen, read messages in "threads" (read: Gmail-esque), and open attachments in third party programs.

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  • One of the threads, for instance, is dedicated to people showing off their Windows Mobile Pocket PC (PPC) home screens.

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  • The parent must check the child's skin with a flashlight during the night and the first thing in the morning and look for white, wiggling threads.

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  • The surgeon then places the receiver-stimulator into a well made in the bone and gently threads the electrodes into the cochlea.

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  • Over 8,000 members visit the boards and contribute to daily discussions, curriculum reviews, and discussion threads to encourage parents during stressful circumstances.

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  • Read through a few different threads, or topics being discussed, before posting.

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  • Almost all the threads and topics relate to pregnancy, although there is a "Random" section for other discussions.

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  • If you decide to use the product without previous pregnancies, it is important to check the threads on a regular basis, especially in the first few months.

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  • If you are looking for a more traditional line of threads while still holding onto the authentic feel of Monterey, try out the Monterey Bay Clothing Company.

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  • You may need to trim long, stray threads.

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  • Kenmore Serger Model 16677 - Sears' most popular serger, this model has a thread capacity of up to four threads and features two needles.

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  • A pair of scissors can trim trailing threads and bandages, and if you bring a needle and thread, you can reattach a swimsuit strap or fix an embarrassing hole right in the restroom, changing room, or cabana.

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  • According to this site, when swimsuit paint's used, glue is also used to add on the little details that make the suit look more realistic like zippers, threads and linings.

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  • Our fabrics are the very best, using the correct threads to result in the ultimate weight and stretch the materials need to achieve a fashionable fit.

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  • It is recyclable through Patagonia's Common Threads Recycling Program.

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  • The decorations should be affixed and not dangling loosely from threads.

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  • Zippers may catch, and before long, you'll be losing buttons and seeing a lot of frayed threads.

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  • Though you want to get the best quality possible for the price point, you won't have to be so concerned with how the materials will hold up to washing over time or if the threads will come unraveled.

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  • If the threads that hold the cap on to the jar are loose, replace the cap.

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  • The threads on the accessory knob can be become worn, causing the knob to not sit properly on the mixer.

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  • The Texture Magic steam iron by Superior Threads is a favorite among hobbyists and crafters alike.

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  • It's a great choice to use whenever working with steam activated shrink fabrics, like Texture Magic (also manufactured by Superior Threads) to create textured fabrics.

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  • Months spent battling extreme conditions had a way of ruining good threads.

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  • If you want to dress to impress without opting for a flashy metallic threads, you can keep your style sophisticated by wearing dark and moody platinum and black hues.

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  • Women can purchase high-end, elaborate costumes at Romantic Threads.

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  • Advertised as a 100% free dating forum, Mingle 2 has tons of threads for meeting new people.

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  • The object of your affection may very well respond in kind with a love letter of his or her own, but the best love letters pick up the threads of previous conversations and invite your lover to join you.

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  • The forum is moderated and the vast majority of the information included in the various threads is specific to working with Constant Content.

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  • Ink-jet iron-on paper allows fans the chance to create their own threads and totes in honor of the hit movie's hero.

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  • Look for any loose threads and signs of less-than-high quality craftsmanship.

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  • Tapestry is a unique form of textile art created in such a way that the threads create a colorful pattern or image.

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  • Fabrics are natural and often embroidered in contrasting colors or in gold or silver metallic threads.

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  • It should be straight without any loose threads or fraying.

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  • If it appears frayed in any spots, has hanging threads or simply looks off center, crooked or otherwise misshapen, the handbag is fake.

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  • A higher thread count can sometimes the individual threads are thinner and less durable.

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  • Round the top a little big and create a small semi-circle where the threads end on the bulb end.

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  • Polyester-based thread is typically stronger than cotton-based threads and withstand weathering from moisture and damp very well.

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  • If you're in the store and surveying a certain type of shoe, keep on the lookout for loose threads.

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  • If one or more of the sizes in that particular style is showing loose threads, it's more than likely that the pair you purchase will possess those same pesky loose stitches within a few wears.

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  • The colors are midnight with white paisley, chocolate with gravel paisley and black with white threads.

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  • Expect stronger seams, durable threads and sturdy soles.

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  • It is made from silk and can include threads of silver or gold.

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  • There are numerous threads for you to check out.

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  • In addition to rambunctious discussions about actors and current show themes, the forum also features several threads devoted specifically to spoilers.

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  • These threads are typically labeled as such, so anyone who wants to avoid them receives fair warning!

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  • Also, there is a rule against revealing spoilers in threads that are spoiler-free.

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  • He began acting in the 1980s, notably for a BBC TV movie called Threads, which focused upon the effects of nuclear war in the United Kingdom.

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  • Sometimes these knots were used to help a monk focus more closely on his prayers as he followed the threads around the chain.

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  • Common threads in the various conditions that fall under the autism spectrum disorder umbrella include significant impairments in the areas of communication, both verbal and non-verbal, and deficits in social interaction skills.

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  • Although each of these disorders has its own distinct set of symptoms, there are some common threads.

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  • Living with autism isn't always easy and while each family's experience is different, some threads of similarity can be found.

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  • The cross stitch charts available at Heaven and Earth do not use quarter or half stitches, nor do they require back-stitching or blended threads.

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  • Slide your second bead onto the cord, again through both threads.

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  • If you finish your quilt tops by hand, you'll probably want a supply of fancier threads, and you will find a dizzying variety at your local craft or fabric store.

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  • There are metallic threads, silk threads, even shiny cotton threads that look beautiful on a quilt top, even if you aren't doing any fancy embroidery.

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  • However, many of the threads are active and are on a variety of topics.

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  • There are also threads dedicated to French-speaking quilters, as well as other nationalities from Europe and abroad.

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  • Pull on the threads to gather the heart edges before wrapping with rubber bands.

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  • There are many different types of threads, including DMC cotton, stranded cotton, perl cotton, silk, metallic, and even wool.

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  • Stitched on 14 count aida or 28 count fabric over two threads, design size is 18.75" x 28.25".

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  • On 18 count aida or 36 count fabric over two threads, design size is 14.25" x 22".

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  • Choose your threads to match the fabrics or pick a middle color if you are using a range of fabrics from dark to light.

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  • Once you're finished, you should take out the piece and cut the threads.

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  • Take out the pattern and cut threads and also extra fabric under pieces 1 and 2, still leaving 1/4" seam.

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  • Pocket Full of Stitches: This Lubbock, TX needlepoint store carries a wide variety of needlepoint patterns, threads, and supplies.

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  • The Bristly Thistle: This retailer specializes in hand-painted needlepoint canvases, threads, and supplies.

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  • Black Threads is a blog with a focus on African American quilters.

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  • Joining a club often gives a solitary cross stitcher the chance to learn about working on various types of fabrics, using different types of threads and seeing firsthand different cross stitch techniques.

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  • Another cross stitch club meeting held in Bletchley, United Kingdom is Threads and Patches.

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  • You will leave only a tiny space between each of them, maybe only a few threads.

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  • Tie it tightly, or the threads will unravel.

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  • This will hold the threads and be an anchor for your project.

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  • You will find several threads bundled like a loose rope when the skein wrapper is opened.

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  • Separate the strands by color so that you have three groups of threads to braid.

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  • As children grow, remove the badges by loosening the threads and sewing the crests on to new pajamas.

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  • Lace was originally made by hand by looping, braiding or twisting threads to create an open-holed fabric.

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  • Silk and linen threads were originally used, as well as gold and silver threads.

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  • Over time, the process moved to machinery and the threads were made of cotton.

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  • The extra long threads of prima cotton mean that it can be woven numerous times, a process that typically results in extra softness.

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  • Whether she is comfortable in a rich yet modest fabric or the sheerest and shortest of filmy threads, her lingerie is as intimate as every curve it is designed to hug.

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  • Satin is made with threads of silk, nylon, or polyester, and the weaving technique used to create the fabric results in a high-gloss, shimmering appearance.

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  • Silver threads and tinsel are sewn into the chandelle feathers for luminous beauty.

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  • The delicate fabric tends to float and will pucker if the threads are pulled.

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  • Any loose threads or uneven rows are clues to fake merchandise.

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  • The Empire Strikes Back is unique in the extent to which it does not provide closure to its myriad plot threads.

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  • The guidelines are also crafted to help organize posts with explanations of how to keep related threads under one heading rather than starting a new topic.

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  • Woven throughout Wonder Woman's story were the threads of her background going back to her days on Paradise Island, as the daughter of the immortal Amazon Queen Hippolyta.

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  • There's probably no higher compliment to Tolkien's love of modern and ancient languages than The Lord of the Rings quotes that today are woven into popular culture like threads that connect fantasy with reality.

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  • They get right to the central idea of the story and tie all the plot threads up in a tidy conclusion in one sitting.

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  • During surgery, the surgeon injects very thin threads into the facial tissue through small incisions that have been made in the area to be affected.

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  • The threads attach themselves and the cosmetic surgeon then lifts and pulls them back, causing them to smooth out the face.

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  • Put simply, a contour thread lift is a thread face lift that uses the patented Contour Threads.

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  • These are manufactured out of clear polypropylene, which means the threads do not absorb into the skin and are capable of reaching the target area much more easily with only one incision.

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  • The Official Microsoft IIS PHP community offers an entire library of discussion threads covering all aspects of PHP programming for websites that are running on Microsoft IIS.

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  • Those who are active in the comment threads often post links so that their friends and readers can see what's going on.

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  • All patches are done in crisp, clear designs and have no small threads so fraying is not an issue.

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  • The common mushroom (Agaricus campestris) is propagated by spores, the fine black dust seen to be thrown off when a mature specimen is laid on white paper or a white dish; these give rise to what is known as the "spawn" or mycelium, which consists of whitish threads permeating dried dung or similar substances, and which, when planted in a proper medium, runs through the mass, and eventually develops the fructification known as the mushroom.

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  • 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.

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  • The pitch of the screw is the same as that of the measuring screw (50 threads to the inch), and its motion can be limited by a stop to half a revolution.

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  • The spores differ from those of ferns in their outer coat (exospore) being split up into four club-shaped hygroscopic threads (elaters) which are curled when moist, but become straightened when dry.

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  • Or the thallus may have a leaf-like form, the branches from the central threads which form the midrib growing out mainly in one plane and forming a lamina, extended right and left of the midrib.

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  • The varied narratives, now due to Judaean editors, preserve distinct points of view, and it is extremely difficult to unravel the threads and to determine their relative position in the history.

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  • Yahwism presents itself under a variety of aspects, and the history of Israel's relations to the God Yahweh (whose name is not necessarily of Israelite origin) can hardly be disentangled amid the complicated threads of the earlier history.

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  • The different threads of social activity are so closely interwoven that we cannot follow any one for very long without forming wrong impressions, and it becomes necessary to turn back and study others which seemed at first sight unrelated to the subject of our investigations.

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  • In the burrows made by the Mygalomorphae, on the contrary, the hinge is strong and highly elastic, its component silken threads being laid on in such a way that the door shuts with a snap when the occupant has passed in or out.

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  • Perhaps the most rudimentary form of snare arose from the spinning of threads round the mouth of the tube to hold it in place.

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  • Snares of another type consisting of a tangled mass of threads amongst which the spiders pick their way with ease, but which are impassable to insects, are spun by members of the Theridiidae and Pholcidae; but by common consent the so-called orbicular web, so characteristic of the Argyopidae but by no means confined to them, is regarded as manifesting the greatest perfection of instinct in snare-spinning.

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  • The probable reason for the wall-lines being concentric is that lines passing over the radii as nearly as possible at right angles are the shortest that can be laid on; they therefore use up a smaller quantity of silk and take a shorter time to spin than threads crossing the radii in any other direction; and at the same time they afford them the greatest possible support compatible with delicacy and strength of construction.

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  • Its whereabouts is thus, to a great extent, concealed both from enemies searching for spiders and from insects suitable for food; and its open meshwork of strong threads makes it much less liable to be beaten down by rain or torn to shreds by winds than if it were a flat sheet of closely woven silk.

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  • It covers an area of about one third of a circle and its radiating threads diverge from the mouth of a funnel-shaped tube resembling in every respect the tube of the last-mentioned genus.

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  • To the web is attached a trap-line which when drawn taut holds the snare stretched and tight, and when relaxed loosens the whole structure so that the threads fall together.

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  • Males of the Argyopidae hang on the outskirt s of the webs of the females and signal their presence to her by jerking the radial threads in a peculiar manner.

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  • Most of these are perforated for mounting on threads or wires, and had been, no doubt, originally connected together to form one or more of the elaborate girdles, necklaces and breast ornaments then worn by the women.3 On the bottom of the stone box there was similar dust, pieces of bone and jewelry, and also remains of what had been vessels of wood.

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  • The use of Manchester prints and other European goods is fairly general; and the women, who make a fine native cloth from hemp, introduce coloured threads from the foreign stuffs, so as to produce ornamental devices.

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