How to use Tree-trunks in a sentence

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  • Single tree trunks sent down to the Rhine by the various tributaries are united into small rafts as they reach the main stream; and these again are fastened together to form one large raft about Andernach.

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  • The rodents are represented by an abundance of rats, with comparatively few mice, and by the ordinary squirrel, to which the people give the name of tree-rat (ki-nezumi), as well as the flying squirrel, known as the momo-dori (peach-bird) in the north, where it hides from the light in hollow tree-trunks, and in the south as the ban-tori (or bird of evening).

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  • The platform itself was usually composed of rough layers of unbarked stems, but occasionally it was formed of boards split from larger stems. When the mud was too soft to afford foothold for the piles they were mortised into a framework of tree trunks placed horizontally on the bottom of the lake.

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  • The walls were formed of split tree-trunks set upright and plastered with clay; and the flooring of similar timbers bedded in clay.

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  • Some of the Italian terremare show quadrangular constructions made like the modern log houses, of undressed tree trunks superposed longitudinally and overlapping at the ends, as at Castione in the province of Parma.

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  • In the Nova Scotian tree trunks land snails (Archaeozonites, Dendropupa) have been found.

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  • In habits agoutis are nocturnal, dwelling in forests, where they conceal themselves during the day in hollow tree-trunks, or in burrows among roots.

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  • This use of tree-trunks as pipes is still common in the wooded mountain districts of Europe.

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  • Although the inclination of its bed is not great, the obstacles to free navigation are abundant, and consist of enormous trees and masses of tree-trunks which have filled the river during the period of freshets.

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  • The position of such glands on the lower portions of the limbs is plainly favourable to a recognitiontaint being left in the tracks of terrestrial animals; and antelopes have been observed deliberately to rub the secretion from their face-glands on tree-trunks.

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  • Deposits of clay, with remains of plants of the Tertiary period, lignite and tree-trunks pressed flat, which the Icelanders call surtarbrandur, occur in places in the heart of the basalt formation.

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  • The former supply most of the peat, and some of the tree-trunks dug out of them have been found so flexible from immersion that they might be twisted into ropes.

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  • In central Celebes, the Kodina flows into Lake Posso, and the Kalaena discharges to the Gulf of Boni; the Posso, navigable by blottos (canoes formed of hollowed tree-trunks), is the only river flowing from the lake to the Gulf of Tomini.

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  • The tree trunks are beaten and the peeling bark is removed.

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  • Many people did bark rubbings off the tree trunks.

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  • But parts of the £ 110million movie are being re-shot using a muscle-bound stand-in with " thighs like tree trunks.

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  • Above, the concrete tree trunks on the top floor provide fixed base points for setting out the roof steelwork.

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  • Here among the mossy green tree trunks And russet fallen leaves of the oaks, My heart is quiet.

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  • The resultant craters provide a refuge for wildlife, whilst the fallen tree trunks become a haven for beetles.

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  • But parts of the £ 110million movie are being re-shot using a muscle-bound stand-in with thighs like tree trunks.

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  • In places, layers of peat lie exposed on the beach, with tree trunks of a prehistoric forest poking out.

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  • The plant is a cross with a Dijon Tea, and of freely rambling habit, well suited to pillars, arches, pergolas, and either to train against tree-trunks or pegged along the ground.

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  • Realtree Hardwoods is a palette of gray and taupe, reminiscent of tree trunks and branches during the winter.

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