How to use Three-quarters in a sentence

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  • She passed the three quarters point, and tears filled her gaze.

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  • The gas gage registered three quarters of a tank.

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  • The salient event of Bela's reign was the terrible Tatar invasion which reduced three-quarters of Hungary to ashes.

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  • The space enclosed between the front and rear faces of the box is filled about three-quarters full of finely granulated hard carbon, which therefore lies in contact with the front and rear carbon disks of the apparatus, and also fills up the space lying between the lower edge of these disks and the curved surface of the case.

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  • About three-quarters of a mile away, on the banks of the river Ganges, is the Massacre Ghat.

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  • Three-quarters of the native species are endemic; they seem, however, to be quite unable to resist the invasion of new-comers, and already 600 plants of foreign origin have succeeded in establishing themselves.

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  • Miillenhoff (Kudrun, die echten Teile des Gedichts, 1845) rejected more than three-quarters of the whole as "not genuine."

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  • He spared neither men, money, nor himself in attempting to carry out his gigantic scheme for the colonization of the south Russian steppes; but he never calculated the cost, and more than three-quarters of the design had to be abandoned when but half finished.

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  • The bulk of the cotton is of very short staple, about three-quarters of an inch, and is not well suited to the requirements of the English spinner, but very large mills specially fitted to deal with short-stapled cottons have been erected in India and consume about one-half the total crop, the remainder being exported to Germany and other European countries, Japan and China.

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  • Ship Canal, has drawn back into Manchester a part of the cotton market which was attracted from Manchester into Liverpool by the famous improvement in transport opened to the public three-quarters of a century ago.

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  • Only the very lowest counts can be spun from cotton with " no staple," that is, with a fibre of about three-quarters of an inch.

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  • A breakwater three-quarters of a mile long protects the entrance to the harbour.

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  • By the provisions of the " Annex Decree," also described below, three-quarters of the additional revenue is assigned to the Turkish government, and one-quarter to the Public Debt Administration to swell the sinking-fund.

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  • There is further an import trade amounting to between two and three-quarters and three millions sterling annually with Manchuria, to over one million sterling with the United States, and to a quarter to half a million sterling with Japan.

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  • In the best days of the so-called Jamaica Trains in Demerara, three-quarters of a ton of coal in addition to the megass was burned per ton of sugar made, and with this for many years planters were content, because they pointed to the fact that in the central factories, then working in Martinique and Guadeloupe, with charcoal filters and triple-effect evaporation, 750 kilos of coal in addition to the megass were consumed to make woo kilos of sugar.

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  • The island imports wines, spirits, tissues, clothing and ironmongery; and exports ores, nickel, cobalt and chrome (which represent over three-quarters of the total exports in value), preserved meats and hides, coffee, copra and other colonial produce.

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  • The exports of manufactured tobacco, such as Manila cheroots, find their principal market in China, British India, Australasia and the United Kingdom, whilst of the leaf tobacco fully three-quarters goes to Spain.

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  • The Rockport granite is found along or near the seashore, between Rockport and Bay View, and within about three-quarters of a mile of Cape Ann.

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  • Hundreds of thousands were slaughtered; hundreds of thousands set marching for Syria and Mesopotamia perished on the way by hardship, disease, starvation; those who escaped became fugitives; from first to last at least three-quarters of a million Armenians perished in Asia Minor in a population of less than two millions.

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  • At the end of 1885 about 22,000 work-people were being employed in 1946 workshops, and the aggregate output was valued at six millions and three-quarters.

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  • The total sum paid out in eight and a quarter years had been a million and three quarters.

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  • The pipe is provided with manometric flames at its middle point, and at one-quarter and three-quarters of its length.

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  • The supply is regulated so that when the gas is lighted the flame is half or three-quarters of an inch high.

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  • The criticism of Malherbe, followed by the establishment of the Academy, the minute grammatical censures of Claude Favre Vaugelas, and the severe literary censorship of Boileau, turned French in less than three-quarters of a century from one of the freest languages in Europe to one of the most restricted.

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  • The other, three-quarters of a century later, contains an heraldic representation of the noble families of the town.

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  • Trains of wagons did not weigh more than three-quarters of a ton per foot run when most heavily loaded.

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  • The Russians were defeated in more than one pitched battle; three-quarters of the ancient territory was recovered, and Warsaw and Vilna, the capitals of Poland and Lithuania respectively, were liberated.

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  • Of these France takes fully three-quarters.

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  • From three quarters primitive Christian prophecy was exposed to danger - first, from the permanent officials of the congregation, who, in the interests of order, peace and security could not but look with suspicion on the activity of excited prophets; second, from the prophets themselves, in so far as an increasing number of dishonest characters was found amongst them, whose object was to levy contributions on the churches; I.

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  • The Chinese and Japanese numbered in 1906 about 20,000, of whom, three-quarters were in British Columbia, though they were spreading through the other provinces, chiefly as laundrymen.

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  • Over three-quarters of this production was of fall or winter wheat, the average yield of which in Ontario over a series of years since 1883 had been about 20 bushels per acre.

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  • Both vertically and transversely it measures about an inch and a quarter, while antero-posteriorly it is only about three-quarters of an inch, though its size is liable to great variation.

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  • The trade from the wide extent of three-quarters of a million of square miles of prairie and woodland, becoming more populous every year, must flow as through a narrow spout at Winnipeg; every railway must pass through Winnipeg.

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  • Three-quarters of the population are estimated to have lost their lives, and commerce and industry were brought to a standstill.

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  • Professor Delitzsch estimated that i oo,000 Jews had embraced Christianity in the first three quarters of the i 9th century; and Dr Dalman of Leipzig says that " if all those who have entered the Church and their descendants had remained together, instead of losing themselves among the other peoples, there would now be a believing Israel to be counted by millions, and no one would have ventured to speak of the uselessness of preaching the Gospel to the Jews."

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  • On the 13th of May the battle or skirmish of Langside determined the result of the campaign in three-quarters of an hour.

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  • Most silver foxes have dark necks and in some the dark shade runs a quarter, half-way, or three-quarters, or even the whole length of the skin, but it is rather of a brownish hue.

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  • The fur upon the necks usually runs dark, almost black, and in some cases the fur is black halfway down the length of the skin, in rarer cases three-quarters of the length and, in the most exceptional instances, the whole length, and when this is the case they are known as "Natural Black Foxes" and fetch enormous prices.

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  • The ruins of the city wall, now overgrown with jungle, show it to have been a square with a side of about three-quarters of a mile in length.

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  • From this park Albert (named for Prince Albert) Street runs for about three-quarters of a mile through the heart of the city, leading to Albert Park, in which is the observatory, which dates from 1829.

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  • Of the net profits, a dividend of 31/2% is first payable to the shareholders, 20% of the remainder is transferred to the reserve until this has reached a total of 3,000,000, and of the remainder again a quarter is apportioned to the shareholders and three-quarters falls to the imperial exchequer.

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  • The first step was the inclusion of Hamburg and Bremen in the Zollverein; this was necessary if German maritime enterprise was to become a national and not merely a local concern, for the two Hansa cities practically controlled the whole foreign trade and owned three-quarters of the shipping; but so long as they were excluded for the Customs Union their interests were more -cosmopolitan than national.

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  • Three-quarters of the orchard lands of Canada are in Ontario, the chief crops being apples and peaches.

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  • From Braintree school he was sent at the age of sixteen to Catharine Hall, Cambridge, whence he removed to Trinity College after about one year and three-quarters.

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  • The three quarters had each of them peculiar rights and customs, and their representatives met together in a separate assembly before taking part in the diet (landdag) of the states.

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  • The majority of the nation and three-quarters of the nobility were on his side, while his uncle, the emperor Charles VI., through the imperial ambassador at St Petersburg, Rabutin, persistently urged his claims. The matter was arranged between Menshikov, Osterman and Rabutin; and on the 18th of May 1727 Peter II., according to the terms of the supposed last will of Catherine I., was proclaimed sovereign autocrat.

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  • After that event the city walls, which measured about three quarters of a mile each way, were razed, wide streets were made, the course of the river straightened, electric lighting and tramways introduced and a good water service supplied.

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  • The acreage given to it in 1899 was one-fourth the total cereal acreage, and San Francisco in 1902-1904 was the shipping point of the larger part of American exported barley, of (roughly) three-quarters in 1902, seven-eighths in 1903 and four-fifths in 1904.

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  • The trade with the United Kingdom is now a very considerable one, amounting in 1906 to roughly i million gallons to the value of three-quarters of a million sterling.

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  • New York state, in which wine has been grown from a very early period, produces roughly three-quarters of all the domestic " champagnes."

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  • About the year 1851 Chevalier Claussen sought to revive a process of " cottonizing " flax - a method of proceeding which had been suggested three-quarters of a century earlier.

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  • In 1896 it was scarcely a village; in 1901 it assumed some importance, but three-quarters of the city were built between 1901 and 1906.

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  • The gathered illhumour of many years, aggravated by the confident assurance of the Hegelians, found vent at length in the introduction to his next book, where Hegel's works are described as three-quarters utter absurdity and one-quarter mere paradox - a specimen of the language in which during his subsequent career he used to advert to his three predecessors Fichte, Schelling, but above all Hegel.

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  • The existence of such a channel was considered probable when these inland waters were first explored in 1829 by Captain FitzRoy, but it was not discovered and surveyed until three-quarters of a century had elapsed.

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  • About a quarter of this trade passed over the western frontier of Persia, while three-quarters passed through the Persian Gulf ports.

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  • About three-quarters of the opium prepared in Turkey is produced in Anatolia, and is exported by way of Smyrna, and the remainder is produced in the hilly districts of the provinces near the southern coast of the Black Sea, and finds its way into Constantinople, the commercial varieties bearing the name of the district where they are produced.

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  • His force consisted of some two thousand men all told, of whom three-quarters were British.

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  • The Thames, bordered in early times by a great expanse of fen on either hand from Chelsea and Battersea downward, washed, at the point where the Abbey stands, one shore of a low island perhaps three-quarters of a mile in circumference, known as Thorney or Bramble islet.

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  • The male is approximately the same size as the female, but in neither sex does the length of the body surpass three-quarters of an inch.

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  • Young records one which reached an elevation of 350,000 m., or more than three-quarters of the sun's radius.

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  • But the others returned; and the buccaneers, now in open hostility to the Spanish arms, began to receive recruits from every European trading nation, and for three-quarters of a century became the scourge of the Spanish-American trade and dominions.

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  • Thus was broken the bond of unity which had for three-quarters of a century kept the subjects of the two nations together in schemes of aggression upon a common foe.

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  • Three years later these and various other engagements were consolidated into a systematic plan for the administration of the Baroda territory, under a prince with a revenue of three-quarters of a million sterling, perfectly independent in all internal matters, but practically kept on his throne by subsidiary British troops.

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  • Fully three-quarters of the land was settled from the west, and among these immigrants there was no small proportion of Irish blood.

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  • The population is estimated at about 200,000 almost exclusively Moslems, of whom three-quarters are Shiites.

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  • Now, when without qualification he affirmed that the unlike thing cannot be like, nor the like thing unlike, he was on the high road to the doctrine maintained three-quarters of a century later by the Cynics, that no predication which is not identical is legitimate.

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  • For three-quarters of a century, then, philosophy was at a standstill; and, when in the second decade of the 4th century the pursuit of truth was resumed, it was plain that Zeno's paradox of predication must be disposed of before the problems which had occupied the earlier thinkers - the problem of knowledge and the problem of being - could be so much as attempted.

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  • On the basis laid down by the Constituent Assembly and the Convention he constructed or consolidated the funds necessary for national institutions, local governments, a judiciary system, organs of finance, banking, codes, traditions of conscientious well-disciplined labor, and in short all the organization which for three-quarters of a century was to maintain and regulate the concentrated activity of the French nation (see the section Law and Institutions).

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  • At their confluence the Niger is about three-quarters of a mile broad and the Benue rather more than a mile.

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  • Its groups include the Dakota formation, characterized by a very peculiar rusty sandstone, and the Benton, both of which are rather widely accessible and heavy; the Niobrara; the Pierre shales, which apparently underlie about three-quarters of the state in a deep and heavy bed; and, in the extreme west, the Laramie.

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  • An ominous dust cloud was crowding out three quarters of the sky in the north west.

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  • He was the reigning monarch for three quarters of a century.

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  • Moreover, that risk may also be partly avoidable, in that three-quarters of these cases were taking allopurinol for asymptomatic hyperuricaemia.

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  • Desensitization offers an effective cure for sting anaphylaxis, but three quarters of those dying from sting anaphylaxis had not previously reacted to stings.

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  • Of these it is estimated three quarters are cider apples.

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  • The largest warming of almost three quarters of a degree centigrade per decade was found close to 5 km above the surface.

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  • Over three quarters of all known animal species produce chitin.

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  • France, Germany, the US and Japan account for almost three quarters of all TC given by bilateral donors.

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  • Three-quarters of Council must be in favor for an honorary fellow to be elected.

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  • For three quarters of a million people, dental fluorosis is of the " moderate to severe " degree.

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  • About three-quarters of persons age 65 and over are grandparents, and nearly half of all grandparents will also become great-grandparents.

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  • It may be relevant that nearly three-quarters of the 88 gemstones from the Fortress Baths at Caerleon were of either red jasper or cornelian.

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  • It warns that they are walking a knife-edge as over three-quarters of companies now keep a close watch on their staffâs online behavior.

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  • The first heir born to a reigning monarch for three quarters of a century.

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  • The target is to reduce maternal mortality by three-quarters.

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  • Thirlwall Castle also carries 1,500 Swaledale ewes, three quarters of which are crossed with the Bluefaced Leicester with the remainder bred pure.

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  • For people with intellectual disability multiple seizure types are common and up to three-quarters of patients remain refractory to treatment.

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  • Yet scientists have estimated that about three quarters of the material erupted on Earth each year originates at spreading mid-ocean ridges.

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  • The government says that surveys show three quarters of children are wearing adult seat belts before they are tall enough to do so safely.

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  • London is home to almost three quarters of all UK asylum seekers receiving subsistence only.

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  • Coffee represents three-quarters of all the caffeine consumed in the USA.

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  • More predictably, results also showed three-quarters of respondents believe leaders get better with age.

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  • The Hawaiian islands, for example, are estimated to have lost three-quarters of their 763 species during the last 120 years.

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  • The bowl, which covered three-quarters of the stadium in a horseshoe shape, was completed for the football stadium.

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  • I think at least three-quarters of the bookings I get have been harsh.

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  • The central three-quarters of the breadth of tread this band must be continuos around the entire outer circumference of the tire.

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  • However, if the first three-quarters had been exciting, the final quarter was even better.

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  • The opposite touchline has the main stand running along three quarters of the area, with the remaining area open standing.

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  • Later in the same year, on the 28th of November, a similar aerodrome flew about three-quarters of a mile, attaining a speed of 30 m.

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  • When we remember that only about one-tenth of the True Word is really lost and that about three-quarters of what we have is verbatim text, it would be ungracious to carp at the method.

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  • This was a yet further cause of the equating of the two parts of the sacred volume, which went on with an imperceptible crescendo through the first three quarters of the 2nd century, and by the last quarter was fairly complete.

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  • On the site at the junction of the two rivers where Verandreye, the first white explorer to visit the Red river, had three-quarters of a century before this time erected Fort Rouge, and where some ten years earlier in the century the Nor'-Westers of Montreal had erected Fort Gibraltar, the Hudson's Bay Company, which at the time Lord Selkirk and his friends controlled, erected Fort Douglas, bearing the family name of the colonizer.

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  • The northern wall, famous in the siege of Delhi in 1857, extends three-quarters of a mile from the Water bastion to the Shah, commonly known as the Mori, bastion; the length of the west wall from this bastion to the Ajmere gate is 14 m.

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  • This per-person threshold actually exceeds the average income of three-quarters of the countries on the planet, including Mexico, Russia, and Brazil, and is about 20 percent higher than the average income of the entire planet.

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  • Almost three-quarters of all defense spending occurs within NATO countries, meaning the alliance is largely the only military show in town.

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  • We are more than three-quarters of the way through our forty-three steps toward world peace.

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  • At one rod from the shore its greatest fluctuation, when observed by means of a level on land directed toward a graduated staff on the ice, was three quarters of an inch, though the ice appeared firmly attached to the shore.

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  • Kutuzov did not reply, but when they reported to him that Murat's troops were in retreat he ordered an advance, though at every hundred paces he halted for three quarters of an hour.

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  • Over three quarters of the more than 1000 pulsars now known have been discovered by Jodrell Bank astronomers.

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  • A resolution by such a meeting shall require to be ratified by a three quarters majority of the return of a postal vote.

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  • Set the volume control on the CB 's front panel to approximately one-third and the squelch control to at least three quarters.

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  • For these reasons, almost three-quarters of Britons are now prepared to buy a home that needs major renovations.

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  • The shopping center is about three-quarters of mile away.

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  • A man will do rather more than three-quarters of an acre in such time.

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  • Next, cut off about three-quarters of an inch of splicing tape.

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  • Motions require a simple majority to be passed, except in the case of constitutional changes, where a three-quarters majority is required.

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  • From the west, a long valley suddenly rears up at three-quarters distance.

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  • Fill an empty 16 or 20 ounce water or soda bottle one half to three quarters of the way with water and glitter.

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  • Start about three quarters the way toward the inner corner and work your way out creating a soft, smoky line that extends slightly past the outer corner.

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  • On the lower lid, only apply pencil liner to the outer three quarters of the rim, allowing the color to fade as you work your way in to the tear duct.

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  • Up to three-quarters of iron may be lost.

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  • Stack the cookies on each tier until they are about three-quarters of the way to the bottom of the next tier.

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  • While the cake is cooling, mix buttercream frosting, dying three-quarters of the batch brown and reserving the rest of the white frosting.

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  • Fill each mold with peanut butter until it's three-quarters full.

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  • In the wild form the outer flowers only of the cyme are sterile, and these are about three-quarters of an inch across; the centre is filled with small perfect flowers.

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  • From these shoots spring stems, bearing in summer one to three handsome flowers about three-quarters of an inch long, generally rosy-purple, but sometimes white.

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  • Its blossoms, pure white and each about three-quarters of an inch wide, are followed by round, yellowish edible berries about half an inch in diameter.

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  • The leaves are from 5 inches to 7 inches long by three-quarters of an inch to 1 inch in width, tapering to a sharp point, and markedly constricted at about an inch from the end, which has the appearance of a little tongue.

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  • It is of somewhat straggling habit, with loosely-clustered pale green leathery leaves and handsome greenish flowers three-quarters of an inch across, clustered together at the tips of the shoots as in Ivy and Aralia.

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  • Sprinkle a balanced 10-10-10 fertilizer on the bottom, and fill it three-quarters of the way with garden soil.

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  • It should be suspended about half way to three quarters of the way up the inside.

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  • A half inch shorter top to bottom and about three quarters of an inch narrower from side to side is a good ratio, but read any ordering instructions offered by the window manufacturer to be sure.

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  • Use the wire strippers to remove about three-quarters of an inch of insulation from the ends of each individual wire.

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  • You will need a bundle approximately three quarters of an inch wide.

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  • In present day, the OCA represents more than three quarters of a million members including merchants and individuals.

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  • According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, over three-quarters of the dietary sodium in American diets come from processed foods including frozen foods.

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  • Four non-REM stages make up about three quarters of a night's rest.

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  • The web site has well over three quarters of a million players with close to that number in paying subscribers.

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  • Fill the glass - So you don't have an overflow of Champagne in your guests glasses, first fill the glass half full and wait for the bubbles to subside, then fill the remaining glass until it is about three quarters full.

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  • About three-quarters of the time, the right side is affected, causing the head to tilt to the right.

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  • It is estimated that one-half to three-quarters of an individual's total number of lifetime sunburns occur in childhood and adolescence.

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  • Sizes range from approximately three-quarters of an inch long to almost two inches long depending on the design.

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  • Look for a headband that is around three-quarters of an inch thick.

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  • Instead, fold the bottom point three quarters of the way up.

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  • Technically, a bikini is described as a swimsuit that covers three quarters of a man's rear.

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  • The microminimus's patch is two and three-quarters inches.

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  • Therefore, if you're using a quarter cup of dry rice, add three-quarters of cold water to the pot.

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  • Medium Shoulder Flap bag - Similar in design to the Full Flap shoulder bag, the Medium flap shoulder bag has a flap in the front that goes three quarters of the way down the body of the bag.

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  • If you can't go totally meatless, try using three quarters of the amount of meat called for in a recipe.

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  • If the pot is extremely dirty you can use a mixture of three-quarters vinegar to one-quarter water.

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  • Three-quarters of a cup of vegetable or fruit juice is considered a serving.

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  • The number of calories needed for your body to function is known as your basal metabolic rate, and it accounts for two-thirds to three-quarters of the calories you expend every day.

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  • Add cabbage and enough water to fill the pot about three-quarters of the way full.

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  • For an even more difficult workout, release your arms only about three-quarters of the way back down, before repeating.

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  • You may find waist cinchers that are about three-quarters the height of this type.

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  • A Duke University/Harvard University joint study found the effect of file sharing to be zero on music sales, and a study by The Economist reported that three-quarters of the decline in sales could not be blamed on illegal downloads.

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  • Between half a million and three-quarters of a million bikers descend on the city for the rally, nearly doubling the population of the entire state.

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  • However, like many other families in America, the couple owes about three quarters of the home's 1.2 million dollar price tag.

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  • The total gold production of the country is from £14,500,000 to £16,000,000, and as not more than three-quarters of a million are required to strengthen existing local stocks, the balance is usually available for export, and the average export of the precious metal during the ten years, 1896-1905, was £12,500,000 per annum.

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