How to use Threes in a sentence
Later I said, "Make fifteen threes and count."
It has 12 faces, which meet in 30 edges; these intersect in threes to form 20 vertices.
The officers, as usual, lived in twos and threes in the roofless, half- ruined houses.
The parts of the flower are most frequently arranged in fives, or multiples of fives; for instance, a common arrangement is as follows, - five sepals, succeeded by five petals, ten stamens in two sets of five, and five or fewer carpels; an arrangement in fours is less frequent, while the arrangement in threes, so common in monocotyledons, is rare in dicotyledons.
The numbers go up to five, and for living objects the word bird is added, for inanimate yam, for large objects ship.'- There are other terms for bundles of sugarcanes, rows (planted) of yams, &c.; and sometimes things are counted by threes.Advertisement
The central aisle is wider than the others, the columns being arranged by threes.
The whole theory of the inflections of a cubic curve is discussed in a very interesting manner by means of the canonical form of the equation x +y +z +6lxyz= o; and in particular a proof is given of Plucker's theorem that the nine points of inflection of a cubic curve lie by threes in twelve lines.
A particular highlight, aside from the spectacular views, are the tricky par threes where a par feels like a birdie.
A body of work known collectively as the Four Ancient Books contains collections of short items arranged in threes, called the Welsh triads.
The wounded crept together in twos and threes and one could hear their distressing screams and groans, sometimes feigned--or so it seemed to Rostov.Advertisement
Pierre walked along, looking from side to side, counting his steps in threes, and reckoning them off on his fingers.
A body of work known collectively as the Four Ancient Books contains collections of short items arranged in threes, called the Welsh Triads.
Think three - Taller items grouped in threes will create a focal point on your round table and add some elevation.
As luck would have it, havoc comes in threes!
A. montana (Mountain Tobacco) is a European plant about 12 inches high, with smooth, lance-shaped leaves and yellow flowers 2 inches across in summer, the blooms gathered into threes and fours on hairy stems.Advertisement
Remember that grouping decorative items in threes is a good design strategy, but keep the scale smaller.
In the example above, the blue number 3 is a possible candidate for this square, as there are no other threes in that column, row or 3x3 square.
Then you can play threes on the twos, and so on.
The Threes (Lucy Lawless) became obsessed with dying over and over in order to see a revalation in the time between death and download.
D'Anna Biers - The human name for the Cylon Threes was that of an inquisitive reporter.Advertisement
The Threes were ultimately boxed and mostly destroyed, leaving only one because she pushed too far and learned too much.
I wished her to make the groups of threes and supposed she would then have to count them in order to know what number fifteen threes would make.