How to use Traverse in a sentence
Giving him a few minutes to traverse the drive, she got up and went into the kitchen.
The rainfall, though moderate, is still sufficient to maintain the supply of water in the great rivers that traverse the country to the Arctic Sea, and to support an abundant vegetation.
Mr Stuart, in 1862, made his third and final attempt to traverse the continent from Adelaide along a central line, which, inclining a little westward, reaches the north coast of Arnheim Land, opposite Melville Island.
Groups of dwellings, such as are still to be seen on some of the small canals at Burano, clustered together along the banks of the deeper channels which traverse the lagoon islands and give access to the tide.
In the terrestrial type a pair of well-developed wings traverse the length of the pitcher; in the tubular or funnelshaped form the wings are narrow or ridge-like.Advertisement
With the exception of Green and Traverse bays, Lake Michigan has few indentations of the coast line, and except at the north end it is free from islands.
The geography of Central Italy is almost wholly determined by the Apennines, which traverse it in a direction from about north-north-east to south-south-west, almost precisely parallel to that of the coast of the Adriatic from Rimini to Pescara.
The Ob,Yenisei and Lena,which traverse Siberia, are among the largest rivers in the world.
Two main lines of railway traverse the valley; that on the south is the main line from Aix-la-Chapelle, Cologne and Dusseldorf to central Germany and Berlin, that on the north feeds the important towns of the Ruhr valley.
When the cross traverse motion of a traveller crab is suppressed, and the longitudinal travelling motion is increased in importance we come to a type of crane, the use of which is rapidly increasing; it goes by the name of " transporter."Advertisement
It was no doubt regarded (and perhaps not altogether untruly) as a part of a great alpine zone believed to traverse Asia from west to east, whether called Taurus, Caucasus or Imaus.
A reward of £io,000 having been offered by the legislature of South Australia to the first man who should traverse the whole continent from south to north, starting from the city of Adelaide, Mr Stuart resolved to make the attempt.
Save for two or three wide streets which traverse it from end to end the town is a network of narrow lanes.
It consists of a vertical column divided into a number of sections by horizontal plates, which are perforated so that the ascending vapours have to traverse a layer of liquid.
These rivers rise on the eastern versant of a chain of mountains which traverse the country in a south-westerly to north-easterly direction.Advertisement
Unhappily, clinging to the conviction that all the lands which the crusaders would traverse were the "lost provinces" of his empire, he induced the crusaders to do him homage, so that, whatever they conquered, they would conquer in his name, and whatever they held, they would hold by his grant and as his vassals.
Sperm ducts traverse several segments on their way to exterior.
La Traverse, a fine boulevard, intersects the town from north to south.
Mountains traverse the central part from N.W.
The Apennines (q.v.), as has been already mentioned, here traverse the whole breadth of Italy, cutting off the peninsula properly so termed from the broader mass of Northern Italy by a continuous barrier of considerable breadth, though of far inferior elevation to that of the Alps The Ligurian Apennines may be considered as taking their rise in the neighborhood of Savona, where a pass of very moderate elevation connects them with the Maritime Alps, of which they are in fact only a continuation.Advertisement
Here again we find the main routes which traverse the country following the rivers closely.
The waterways which traverse and surround it and the character of its numerous gabled medieval houses give it the appearance of an old Dutch, rather than of a German, town.
The only rivers of importance are the Cestrus and the Eurymedon, both of which take their rise in the highest ranges of Mt Taurus, and flow down through deep and narrow valleys to the plain of Pamphylia, which they traverse on their way to the sea.
The vapours rising from the still traverse a tall vertical column, and are then conveyed through a series of bulbs placed in a bath kept at the boiling-point of the most volatile constituent.
Two volcanic Cordilleras or mountain chains, separated from one another by the central plateau of San Jose and Cartago, traverse the interior of Costa Rica, and form a single watershed, often precipitous on its Pacific slope, but descending more gradually towards the Atlantic, where there is a broad expanse of plain in the north-east.Advertisement
Players traverse a board in the hunt for Bella through the woods of Olympic Peaks.
Another remarkable characteristic is found in the deep narrow ravines (caaple yta), bordered by precipitous cliffs, which traverse the mountainous districts; into some of these the daylight scarcely penetrates.
Highroads, maintained by the government, traverse every part of the country, and bridges have been built across the Caledon.
Napoleon's determination to undertake the invasion of England has often been disputed, but it is hard to imagine what other operation he contemplated, for the outbreak of hostilities with his continental enemies found him ill-supplied with intelligence as to the resources of the country he had then to traverse.
The Red River, which forms the western boundary of the state for more than half its distance, has its source in Lake Traverse.Advertisement
Private owners so burdened may sometimes claim a special toll from passengers, called a "toll traverse."
Lake Traverse and the Big Stone Lake separate the state in part from Minnesota; the Big Sioux River forms most of the boundary between South Dakota and Iowa; and the Missouri river separates the state in part from Nebraska.
Various branches of the Eastern railway traverse the department.
In the lead-mining districts of Derbyshire and the north of England the ore occurs as veins and flats in the Carboniferous Limestone series, whilst in Cornwall the veins traverse clay-slates.
Starting from the gates, two broad streets, shaded by plane trees, traverse the town east to west and north to south, the latter dividing the.Advertisement
On the south side of the town there are three harbours - the large western or merchant harbour, the western flank of which is formed by a great mole joining the fortifications which traverse the breadth of the island on this side; the middle harbour, used chiefly for fitting out and repairing vessels; and the eastern or war harbour for vessels of the Russian navy.
The Peter and Catherine canals, communicating with the merchant and middle harbours, traverse the town.
Farther to the north two lesser ranges running parallel to the main chain traverse the centre of the department from southeast to north-west.
From the Julian Alps, which traverse the province in the north, the country descends in successive terraces towards the sea, and may roughly be divided into the upper highlands, the lower highlands, the hilly district and the lowlands.
If the bearer be stationary, rain-drops will traverse the tube without touching its sides; if, however, the person be walking, the tube must be inclined at an angle varying as his velocity in order that the rain may traverse the tube centrally.Advertisement
Two, or perhaps three, parallel ranges of mountains traverse it from north to south, reaching 2000 to 5000 ft.
Each layer of rove increases the diameter of the material on the bobbin shank; hence, at the beginning of each layer, the speed of the bobbin must be increased, and kept at this increased speed for the whole traverse from top to bottom or vice versa.
In both orographical systems the principal rivers start nearly all together from a central nucleus, and in both cases they radiate to opposite quarters of the compass; but whereas in the Alps the Rhone and the Rhine, flowing south-west and north-east respectively, follow longitudinal valleys, and the Aar and the Ticino, flowing north-west and south-east respectively, follow transverse valleys, in the Caucasus the streams which flow south-west and north-east, namely, the headwaters of the Rion and the Terek, travel along transverse valleys, and those of the Kura and the Kuban, flowing south-east and north-west respectively, traverse longitudinal valleys.
Scarce any of the remaining passes in this west-central region are better than mountain paths; horses can traverse the best of them only during a few weeks in the height of summer.
One notable result of the widening of the streets has been the spread of the electric tramways, which traverse the town in various directions and are admirably served by a Belgian company.Advertisement
The distal ends of these girdles give off several branches, which traverse the petiole and rachis as numerous collateral bundles.
Thesun's nearest neighbour is a Centauri, which is separated from it by 270,000 times the earth's distance, a space which it would take light four years to traverse.
The thoroughfares of Mile End Road and Whitechapel Road and that of Commercial Road East traverse the borough from the east and converge near the City boundary, where stood the ancient Aldgate.
From the north, below the Vaal confluence, the Nosob, Molopo and Kuruman, intermittent streams which traverse Bechuanaland, send their occasional surplus waters to the Orange.
The proximity of such good markets as Chicago, Cincinnati, St Louis and Louisville, in addition to the local markets, and the unusual opportunities afforded by the railways that traverse every portion of the state, have been important factors in the rapid agricultural advance which has enabled Indiana to keep pace with the newly developed states farther west.Advertisement
In every instance therefore where, in walking over the surface, we traverse a series of strata which gradually, and without dislocations, increase or diminish in inclination, we cross part of a great curvature in the strata of the earth's crust.
Such foldings, however, can often be distinctly seen, either on some cliff or coast-line, or in the traverse of a piece of hilly or mountainous ground.
Two important railway lines traverse the state - the Tehuantepec (trans-isthmus) line between the ports of Salina Cruz and Coatzacoalcos (Puerto Mexico), and the Mexican Southern line (narrow-gauge) from Puebla to Oaxaca, with branches to San Geronimo on the Tehuantepec line with the Guatemalan frontier as its destination, and toward Puerto Angel on the coast.
The gas developed by the coal near the mouth of the retort is quickly washed out into the ascension pipe by the push of the gas behind, and the period for which it has been exposed to the radiant heat from the walls of the retort is practically nil; whilst the gas evolved in the portion of the retort farthest from the mouthpiece has only its own rate of evolution to drive it forward, and has to traverse the longest run possible in tile retort, exposed during the whole of that period to radiant heat and to contact with the highly heated surface of the retort itself.
Wide boulevards traverse the west of the town, which is also rendered attractive by numerous fountains fed by a fine aqueduct hewn in the rock.
The cells of the endodermis are developed as trabeculae, which traverse the continuous air-space surrounding each stele.
Although the flint nodules often lie in bands which closely follow the bedding, they were not deposited simultaneously with the chalk; very often the flint bands cut across the beds of the limestone and may traverse them at right angles.
Hence, that a body may pass from one point to another, it must traverse an infinite number of divisions.
Achilles, on the supposition that his speed is ten times that of the tortoise, must traverse an infinite number of spaces - 1000 ft., loo ft., to ft., &c. - and the tortoise must traverse an infinite number of spaces - loo ft., to ft., I ft., &c. - before they reach the point, distant from their starting-points III I y ft.
The roads which traverse the commune are bordered by pleasant-looking farm-houses built after the various styles of Holland, Friesland or Brabant.
All the rays through a given point in the first principal focal plane of the anterior system of lenses traverse the plate as a parallel beam and reunite at the corresponding point of the second focal plane of the posterior system, each in its passage being divided into two by the plate having a given relative retardation.
Cambrai is situated on the right and eastern bank of the Scheldt (arms of which traverse the west of the town) and at one extremity of the canal of St Quentin.
The descending colon is much narrower than the rest, and not sacculated, and, being considerably longer than the distance it has to traverse, is thrown into numerous folds.
Hence for the rain to centrally traverse the tube, this must be inclined at an angle BAD to the vertical; this angle is conveniently termed the aberration due to these two motions.
In the opinion of the writer the latter instrument will ultimately replace the bolometer, its only disadvantage being that the radiations have to traverse the side of a vessel, and are therefore subject to absorption.
The investigations both of Balfour Stewart and of Kirchhoff are based on the idea of an enclosure at uniform temperature and the general results of the reasoning centre in the conclusion that the introduction of any body at the same temperature as the enclosure can make no difference to the streams of radiant energy which we imagine to traverse the enclosure.
The spermatozoa enter it and pass through its walls and traverse a minute duct formed of two accessory cells, and finally enter the ripe ovum.
It is difficult of access on all sides, and everywhere difficult to traverse.
Appleton was one of the first cities in the United States to have an electric street railway line in operation; and electric street railways now traverse the entire Fox river valley as far as Fond du Lac on the south and Green Bay on the north.
Traverse City was settled in 1847, incorporated as a village in 1881 and chartered as a city in 1895.
Owing to their growth in length at, or rather in the immediate vicinity of, their tips, roots are enabled to traverse long distances by surmounting some obstacles, penetrating others, and insinuating themselves into narrow crevices.
Good roads traverse the broad plains of Benkulen, Palembang and the Lampong districts.
Two other lines of railway, both belonging to the state, also traverse the country west to east, namely, the line Rozendaal - 's Hertogenbosch (1890)- Nijmwegen, and in the extreme north, the line from Harlingen through Leeuwarden (1863) and Groningen (1866) to the border at Nieuwe Schans (1869), whence it was connected with the German railways in 1876.
The Black Volta, and lower down the Volta, form the northern frontier, and various tributaries of the Volta, running generally in a northerly direction, traverse the eastern portion of the country.
Three ' mountain ranges traverse the district - the Pegu Yomas, the Karen, and the Nat-taung or- "Great Watershed" - all of which have a north and south direction, and are covered for the most part with dense forest.
Although rivers rising in more favoured regions may traverse deserts on their way to the sea, as in the case of the Nile and the Colorado, the fundamental physical condition of an arid area is that it contributes nothing to the waters of the ocean.
Like the X rays, the Becquerel rays are invisible; they both traverse thin sheets of glass or metal, and cannot be refracted; moreover, they both ionize gases, i.e.
Tributaries of the Niger traverse the western portion of the country, the most noteworthy being the Gulbin Kebbi or Sokoto river and the Kaduna, which flows through a valley not more than 500 ft.
Trunk lines from Alexandria (via Damanhur and Tanta) and from Port Said (via Ismailia) traverse the Delta and join at Cairo.
All the longest routes thus formed traverse late in their course the cortex of the cerebral hemisphere.
The island is covered everywhere with an exceedingly dense forest, which makes its interior very difficult to traverse, so that there are still portions of the island which have not been thoroughly explored.
Thus the main routes from Kabul to Afghan Turkestan must cross either one or other of these ranges, and must traverse one or other of the terrific defiles which have been carved out of them by the upper tributaries of the rivers running northwards towards the Oxus.
The hot season throughout this part of the country is rendered more trying by frequent dust storms and fiery winds; whilst the bare rocky ridges that traverse the country, absorbing heat by day and radiating it by night, render the summer nights most oppressive.
In this way the three great rivers of the Madras Presidency, viz., the Godavari, the Kistna and the Cauvery, rise in the mountains overhanging the western coast, and traverse the whole breadth of the central table-land before they reach the sea on the eastern shores of India.
Four great rivers traverse or skirt the plain of Oudh in converging courses - the Ganges, the Gumti, the Gogra and the Rapti.
His great contribution to astronomy dates from 1866, when he showed that meteors or shooting stars traverse space in cometary orbits, and, in particular, that the orbits of the Perseids and Comet III., 1862, and of the Leonids and Comet I., 1866, were practically the same.
Finally the basic dykes of dolerite, basalt and augite-andesite are abundant and traverse the various sedimentary formations and the granite.
In 1913 another traverse was made through the heart of Greenland by Capt.
Instead of this he writes in a fashion that seems to traverse certain things recorded in them.
Besides streets running east and west, which are named by the letters of the alphabet, and streets running north and south, which are numbered, there are avenues named for various states, which radiate from two foci - the Capitol and the White House - or traverse the city without any fixed plan.
It is essential to the steady motion of every rapidly rotating piece in a machine that its axis of rotation should not merely traverse its centre of gravity, but should be a permanent axis; for otherwise the centrifugal couples will increass friction, produce oscillation of the shaft and tend to make it leave its bearings.
It works in conjunction with the disk and scroll, the cones, or the expanding pulley, to impart an intermittingly variable speed to the bobbin (each layer of the bobbin has its own particular speed which is constant for the full traverse, but each change of direction of the builder is accompanied by a quick change of speed to the bobbin).
The Comau Inlet and river form the boundary line between the provinces of Llanquihue and Chiloe, and traverse a densely wooded country in a northwesterly direction from the Andes to the north-eastern shore of the Gulf of Chacao.
Continuing southward, the Yelcho is the next important river to traverse this region.
In their lower reaches the two rivers - both large streams - traverse a level plain, separated by no obstacles.
A few vessels and woody fibres traverse the tubers.
Two large rivers, the Grijalva and Usumacinta, traverse its territory.
Potatoes are grown in considerable quantities in the north-west part of the lower peninsula in the vicinity of Grand Traverse Bay as well as throughout the southern portion of the state; the largest crops of beans are grown in the south central part of the lower peninsula, and of peas in the counties bordering on Lake Huron.
Electric tramways connect the city and suburbs and traverse the principal streets and the St Patrick's and Parnell bridges.
The manner in which the wings of the insect traverse the air, so as practically to increase the basis of support, raises the whole subject of natural flight.
The Sunar and the Bairma, the two principal rivers, traverse the entire length of the district.
Thus the atmosphere absorbs a part of the sun's rays, and the greater the distance which the rays have to traverse the greater is the proportion which is absorbed, so that on this account the sun appears less bright towards sunset.
The equation of light is the time taken by light to traverse the sun's mean distance from the earth; it can be found by the acceleration or retardation of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites according as Jupiter is approaching opposition or conjunction with the sun; a recent analysis shows that its value is 498.6", which leads to the same value of the parallax as above, but the internal discrepancies of the material put its authority upon a much lower level.
The main line eastward from Agram passes through Brod, where it meets the Bosnian system, and on to Belgrade; throwing out two branch lines to Brcka and Samac in Bosnia, and several branches on the north, which traverse the central watershed, and cross the Hungarian frontier.at ZAkAny, Barcs, Esseg, Erdar and Peterwardein.
If then a stream of polarized white light traverse the biquartz, it is possible by an analyser to cut off the mean yellow light from each half of the field, and the whole will then have the sensitive tint; but a small change in the plane of analysation will give the one half a red and the other half a blue tone.
In neither province is the soil naturally fertile, and nothing but the untiring industry of the inhabitants, favored by the rivers which traverse the province from the table-land of New Castile and the numerous small streams (nacinlientos) that issue from the base of the limestone mountains and by the numerous torrents from the Pyrenees, has converted them into two of the most productive regions in Spain.
All are fleet, and traverse rough ground with speed.
The leaf-traces, where they traverse the cortex, have the structure of the foliar bundles in Cycads, for they are of the collateral type, and their xylem is mesarch, the spiral elements lying in the interior of the ligneous strand.
There was little fertile land among the cliff-dominated territory, little at all he could see as being a reason to traverse the small territory let alone labor to build an alliance against it.
The transference can enable the analysand to ' traverse the fantasy ' and apprehend the dependence of his/her subjectivity on objet a.
Down climb a corner from the steps then traverse right to gain the arete.
A traverse forward on ledges round a few bends leads to a good place to hang a rope from.
You will require two good days of fine weather to attempt the traverse including one overnight bivouac on the ridge.
At the end of a short, wide traverse we came to a boulder blockage.
A traverse round the Event Horizon reaches a short drop into a small stream canyon.
Traverse - the acting area is down the middle with audience sitting on two opposite sides, a bit like a fashion show catwalk.
An exposed traverse around a corner leads to a minor constriction followed immediately to the left by Glorious Leader.
The machine would traverse the face cutting and spewing the coal onto the armored face conveyor.
At the top, a traverse to the belay of Culloden was needed to avoid a huge heather cornice.
Step up using the thin vertical crack then traverse into the corner on the right.
We traverse around the base of the north west ridge into a glaciated cwm.
This BSE image of a zoned dolomite shows an electron microprobe traverse, outlined in red, with analysis spots at 2 µm intervals.
Mike ascended the old rope, and placed a new Y-hang at a higher level to allow easier egress, and a traverse bolt.
Traverse right from the sloping gray ledge for 3m to a blunt arete.
At the bottom of the traverse a phreatic maze leads back to the junction.
The right fork follows a delightful traverse on a grassy terrace, still high up on the rocky mountainside.
Maybe with snipers and things now isnÃ¢t the best time to traverse the ocean but this was a potent performance.
The final part of the climb being a traverse of the summit ridge which in itself is worth a visit.
I have fitted a traverse line here, of good quality climbing rope.
From the ledge on Jurassic scarp the traverse was continued at the same level around the corner under the prow into The Night Watch.
Water levels are at their lowest from August to January, when some rapids become too shallow to traverse.
The existing ring traverse control points and the local Soviet trigs were included within this framework.
Gradually coming to occupy definite beds, which are deepened and polished by the friction, they impress a characteristic appearance on the land, which guides them as they traverse it, and, although the ice melts at lower levels, vast quantities of clay and broken stones are brought down and deposited in terminal moraines where the glacier ends.
The perennially humid regions of the Malayan peninsula and western portion of the archipelago are everywhere covered with dense forest, rendered difficult to traverse by the thorny cane, a palm of the genus Calamus, which has its greatest development in this part of Asia.
On the 26th of August, however, he learnt that 10o,000 Russians were about to enter Bohemia thence to unite with an Austrian army of 80,000 near the junction of the Inn and Danube, and this information compelled him to alter the general direction of his advance so as to traverse the defiles of the Black Forest north of the Neckar, cavalry only observing the passes to the south.
Resin anchors are provided to rig a traverse line over it.
From the ledge on Jurassic Scarp the traverse was continued at the same level around the corner under the prow into The Night Watch.
Delicious 28m S A simply scintillating high-level traverse of the wall right of The Deep; the " D " Wall.
These two shapely peaks rise to create a wonderful traverse at the heart of big mountain scenary.
The first drops down a fissure in the floor, which leads down to a stalagmite boss partway along the hand traverse.
Your first introduction to the day is a small traverse, a jump in to the river and swim across to the far side.
The vertical sync frequency is the number of times per second the monitor can traverse its beam vertically.
Their ticklish problem was having to traverse the tortured terrain of the Cambrian Mountains yet keep the biking within the bounds of a beginner.
Introductory Off-Road Driving - £ 129 At these off-road centers you will traverse terrain you would n't have thought possible.
Then we learned to traverse icy slopes using crampons, kicking steps in snow or hacking them out in ice with an ax.
The device was mounted directly above the apron traverse handwheel on a raised rectangular boss.
Clip it 's first PR then traverse R on good holds to the arete.
Move up right and ascend slanting ledges to the ledge on the girdle traverse (peg runner).
Stairs provide a safer route that is easier to traverse in dimly lit conditions.
By the mid 1950s, Kirsch was leading the way in the window treatment industry with innovative products such as the Superfine adjustable traverse rods, the vertical slat traverse rods and decorative café rods.
In the early 1960s, Kirsch introduced a professional line of traverse tracks, and in 1967, the company came up with the first motorized electromagnetic traverse rod.
Kirsch has two types of traverse rods, the Superfine Traverse Rods and the Empire Traverse Rods.
Traverse rods contain carriers with holes that the drapery hooks attach to.
Traverse rods can be one-way, such as over a sliding glass door or windows that meet in a corner or they can be two-way.
Two-way traverse rods move the drapes from the center of the window to each end, splitting them open in the middle.
Decorative traverse rods - These common rods have a suspended mechanism to hold the fabric, allowing the curtains to open and close below the decorative top piece.
A traverse curtain rod has a pulley system that allows you to open and close your drapes using a cord.
There are many styles of contemporary, decorative traverse rods available.
Whether you're planning on installing traverse rods or decorative curtain rods, sizing and functionality both matter.
Are you able to ski into the fall line, or do you feel the need to traverse the slope?
Mt. Holiday is a non-profit ski area located in Traverse City.
Come visit us often as you traverse these teen years.
The majority of private cruises that traverse the magnificent waters surrounding the 49th state cater to people looking for more individualized attention.
A good trench coat will be water repellent and act as a windbreaker, so you can traverse the city in all the weather spring can throw at you and still be comfortable.
The tours are more international in scope, including Antarctica and select cruises, as well as options to traverse the America coastline and winery regions.
The ride was 1,200 feet long with a ride cycle of just over one minute long to travel more than 70 feet high, traverse a steep drop, go through the double corkscrew, and deliver passengers safely back to the station.
You goal is to traverse the ship to find out what's going on with all the zombies.
Beat-em-ups usually have a 3/4 view showing a background with a diagonal field the characters can traverse.
Wishing Star - Save Pinnochio from Monstro and then Geppetto will give it to you in Traverse Town.
After you seal Monstro, go back to Traverse Town's First District and talk to Gepetto in his one-room house to get your first Gummi Ship Blueprint Model.
You'll look at your world in a different way as you traverse, hoping to find a tiny door or miniature path you can crawl through.
Lara has a host of moves to traverse these dangerous places.
Each character has different strengths and abilities that can be used to traverse the land.
Use these maps to plan where you will traverse and be diligent to stay on established trails.
Grand Traverse County has death records extending back to 1867.
It is an expectation to take several months for all of the planes to traverse the distance and most will burn up in the atmosphere at re-entry.
Players will be thrown in to the Deadlands world where they will traverse all the bad that it has to offer.
There are side-blown, or traverse, flutes and end-blown.
It's uncommon to find garments that traverse the fashion and fitness arenas as well as jogging suits do.
If you're cycling outside or you're participating in a group cycling class, you'll have to engage your upper body and core as you traverse different types of terrain.
Will and Lyra have to traverse the Land of the Dead to get to the other side where Lord Azriel is fighting the Hosts of Heaven.
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The valleys of the Aire and other rivers traverse it longitudinally, a fact to which its importance as a bulwark of north-eastern France is largely due.
Notwithstanding their complete subjection, women are treated with a certain respect, and are often employed as intermediaries in the settlement of feuds; a woman may traverse a hostile district without fear of injury, and her bessa will protect the traveller or the stranger.
One chief result of the manner in which the Apennines traverse Italy from the Mediterranean to the Adriatic is the marked division between Northern Italy, including the region north of the Apennines and extending thence to the foot of the Alps, and the central and more southerly portions of the peninsula.
The distance from Rarotonga to New Zealand is about 2000 m., and, with the aid of the trade wind, large canoes could traverse the distance within a month.
From it the Oxus, or Amu, flows off to the west, and the Jaxartes, or Syr, to the north, through the Turki state of Khokand, while to the east the waters run down past Kashgar to the central desert of the Gobi, uniting with the streams from the northern slope of the Tibetan plateau that traverse the principalities of Yarkand and Khotan, which are also Turki.
Even if he be an inhabitant of the sacred city he must traverse it once in the year to free himself from the impurities and sins contracted within the holy precincts.
Coaches and cars traverse the main roads during the summer, but many of the finest dales and passes are accessible only on foot or by ponies.
Slight ridges along the streams and bayous which traverse it, and occasional patches of slightly elevated prairie, relieve in a measure the monotonous expanse.
Four important rivers traverse the state from east to west with courses of 145 to 390 m.
Two other rivers - the Ligua and Choapa - traverse the province, the latter forming the northern boundary line.
The general slope of the country is towards the north-east, as indicated by the course of the rivers which traverse or bound the territory, and finally discharge themselves into the Jumna.
Since the mountains as a rule traverse the island parallel to its coasts, the eastern shores have far less rain than the western.
Let W 1, W2, W3 traverse the girder from the left at fixed distances a, b.
North of this lake lies Lake Traverse, 20 m.
Some of its main streets (as their names indicate) follow the lines of canals, which still (though now covered) traverse the city in various directions.
The state supports the Michigan Asylum for the Insane (opened 1859), at Kalamazoo; the Eastern Michigan Asylum for the Insane (opened 1878), at Pontiac; the Northern Michigan Asylum for the Insane (opened 1885), at Traverse City; the Michigan Asylum for the Dangerous and Criminal Insane (established 1885), at Ionia; the Upper Peninsula Hospital for the Insane, at Newberry; a Psychopathic Hospital (established 1907), at Ann Arbor; a State Sanatorium (established 1905), at Howell; the Michigan State Prison (established 1839), at Jackson; the Michigan Reformatory (established 1887), at Ionia; the State House of Correction and Branch Prison (established 1885), at Marquette; the Industrial School for Boys, at Lansing; the Industrial Home for Girls (established 1879), near Adrian; the State Public School (opened 1874), at Coldwater, a temporary home for dependent children until homes in families can be found for them; the School for the Deaf (established 1854), at Flint; the School for the Blind, at Lansing; an Employment Institution for the Blind (established 1903), at Saginaw; the Home for the Feeble Minded and Epileptic (established 1893), at Lapeer; and the Michigan Soldiers' Home (established 1885), at Grand Rapids.
They traverse a treeless and arid region, have but an intermittent flow, and are of little importance in the hydrography of the district.
Climb Hutch to the bulge, then make a delicate rising traverse to reach a white ledge.
After an awkward traverse to the top of the pitch, Duncan rigged it and we descended.
Move up right and ascend slanting ledges to the ledge on the girdle traverse (peg runner ).
This reduces the amount of effort required to undertake what is without doubt the most taxing ridge traverse in the British Isles.
A bolt traverse over the pitch on the left revealed nothing.
The divine teams, four in number, again traverse the world toward the four winds, to execute Yahweh's commands.
The highlands, which in an almost continuous line traverse East Africa, have to a great extent isolated the flora of Somaliland in spite of the general resemblance of its climate and soil to the country on the western side of the band of high ground.
Several large lakes such as Pepin, Traverse and Big Stone are river expansions.
The settlement of the place, then called the Grand Traverse of the Flint, began in 1820, but Flint's growth was very slow until 1831, when it was platted as a village; it was chartered as a city in 1855.
In the cities and towns horses used as beasts of burden are now shod with iron, but in rural or mountainous, districts straw shoes are substituted, a device which enables the animals to traverse rocky or precipitous roads with safety.
The precise positions of the mountain ridges that traverse this central area are not properly known; their elevation is everywhere considerable, and many points are known to exceed 10,000 or 12,000 ft.
The lateral canal of the Loire, the Berry Canal and the canal from Roanne to Digoin together traverse about 57 m.
Tirpitz advances two contentions; first, that he would have sent the navy into decisive action at an earlier stage of the war; secondly, that he would have made an earlier and more ruthless use of the German U-boats; but his opponents traverse both these claims, and in particular assert that as Secretary of State he had neglected the construction of submarines, so that Germany entered the war with a comparatively small supply of these vessels.