Moonlight spilled over triangular roofs into grassy front yards.
The town, which is of a triangular form, occupies the northern extremity of a peninsula 11 m.
A groove of triangular section of 30 in.
The kidney has similar relations in both species, and is identical with the organ spoken of by many authors as the triangular gland.
Most interesting of these is the dagger or sword, always very short, save in the latest graves, and distinguished by a heart-shaped guard marking the juncture of hilt and blade; its sheath is also characteristic, having a triangular projection on one side and usually a separate chape: these peculiar forms were necessitated by a special way of hanging the dagger from two straps that it might not interfere with a rider's movements.
Moonlight spilled over large buildings with triangular roofs into community squares abutting stacked parking lots.
In shape Aegina is triangular, 8 m.
Nasal apertures very large, and extending high on the face between the orbits; nasal bones short, elevated, triangular and pointed in front.
front in triangular form.
In the upper jaw the first two with crowns having a triangular free surface; the last small, simple, narrow and placed transversely.
First upper premolar with a triangular crown narrow in front owing to the absence of the anterior inner column.
The Mexican Trimorphodon much resemble viperine snakes with the flat, triangular head, narrow neck, slit-like pupil and pugnacious disposition.
Two parallel triangular faces are removed from a cardboard model of a regular octahedron, and on the remaining six faces tetrahedra are then placed; the hydrogen atoms are at the free angles.
Belgrade occupies a triangular ridge or foreland, washed on the north-west by the Save, and on the north-east by the Danube; these rivers flowing respectively from the south-west and north-west.
From this root, which lay horizontally, smaller roots pushed down into the mud, and the stem of the plant sprang up to the height of 4 cubits, being triangular and tapering in form.
is similar to that in Limulus, whilst the imbricate triangular pieces of the posterior median region resemble the similarlyplaced structures of Limulus in a striking manner.
Germain a roughly triangular district north of the Karawanken range was referred to a popular plebiscite.
The situation of the town proper, on a small triangular islet only connected with the mainland by three moles and bridges at the angles, has always rendered its fortification comparatively easy, and down to 1873 it was a fortress of the first rank.
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.
The former, well restored by Ricci in1898-1900(except for the dome with its baroque frescoes which has not been altered), is a regular octagon, with a vestibule, originally flanked by two towers on the west, a choir added on the east, triangular outside and circular within; it is surrounded within by two galleries interrupted at the presbytery, and supported by eight large pillars, the intervals between which are occupied by open exedrae.
The triangular pedicle-opening seen in Orthis, &c., has been named by James Hall and J.
The corolla is generally funnelshaped, more rarely bell-shaped or tubular; the outer face is often marked out in longitudinal areas, five well-defined areas tapering from base to apex, and marked with longitudinal striae corresponding to the middle of the petals, and alternating with five non-striated weaker triangular areas; in the bud the latter are folded inwards, the stronger areas being exposed and showing a twist to the right.
Owing to this property, tubes or canes can be produced with a square, oblong, oval or triangular section.
In the males the horns are usually compressed and triangular, with transverse ridges or knobs, and either curving backwards or spiral.
Outside these harbours is the triangular bay, which forms the roadstead of Cherbourg.
Among the last-mentioned are the square at the railway station - the Ernst August-Platz - with an equestrian statue of King Ernest Augustus in bronze; the triangular Theater-Platz, with statues of the composer Marschner and others; and the Georgs-Platz, with a statue of Schiller.
and thus from 1879 dates the triangular rivalry of the creeds of Anglican and Roman Christianity and of Islam.
Farther east, Nantucket, a smaller island of triangular shape, is likewise the home of a seafaring folk who still retain in some degree primitive habits, though summer visitors are more and more affecting its life.
The typical continental form is triangular as regards its sea-level outline.
in area and nearly triangular in form, composed of conical hills, culminating in Paradise Peak (1920 ft.).
North of the Sao Francisco the watershed projecting from the plateau eastward toward Cape St Roque, known as the Serra da Borborema in Parahyba and Rio Grande do Norte where its direction becomes north-east, leaves a triangular section of the easterly slope in which the river courses are short and much broken by rapids.
Take any two arbitrary directions in the plane of the paper, and draw a small isosceles triangle abc, whose sides are perpendicular to the two directions, and consider the equilibrium of a small triangular prism of fluid, of which the triangle is the cross section.
contortrix the "moccasin-snake" or "copper-head," so called because of its yellow to pink or pale-brown ground colour, with dark crossbars or triangular marks.
Barry Links, a triangular sandy track occupying the south-eastern corner of the shire, are used as a camping and manoeuvring ground for the artillery and infantry forces of the district, and occasionally of Scotland.
Before Nerazzini could reach Adis Ababa, Rudini, in order partially to satisfy the demands of his Radical supporters for the abandonment of the colony, announced in the Chamber the intention of Italy to limit her occupation to the triangular zone between the points Asmar, Keren and Massawa, and, possibly, to withdraw to Massawa alone.
In one subdivision of the leeches, the Gnathobdellidae, the mouth has three chitinous jaws which produce a triangular bite, though the action has been described as like that of a circular saw.
The - - study of tidal strain in the earth's crust by Sir George Darwin has led that physicist to indicate the possibility of the triangular form and southerly direction of the continents being a result of the differential or tidal attraction of the sun and moon.
Limaciform, with internal rounded shell; mantle very small and triangular; pulmonary chamber with tracheae; no anterior tentacles.
In most insects the leg is built up of nine segments: (1) a broad triangular, sub-globular, conical or cylindrical haunch (coxa); (2) a small trochanter; (3) an elongate stout thigh (femur); (4) a more slender shin (tibia); and (5-9) a foot consisting of five tarsal segments.
In front of the reservoir is a small open space towards which several roads converge; close by is a triangular enclosure of polygonal masonry, in which were found various relics relating to the worship of Dionysus, a very ancient wine-press (Anvos) and the remains of a small temple.
Ladenburg (Ber., 2, p. 140) devised his prism formula (IV), the six carbon atoms being placed at the six corners of a right equilateral triangular prism, with its plane projections (V, VI).
Its shape is triangular, and its extent is 15 m.
America, broadening in the north as if to span the oceans by reaching to its neighbours on the east and west, tapering between vast oceans far to the south where the nearest land is in the little-known Antarctic regions, roughly presents the triangular outline that is to be expected from tetrahedral warping; and although greatly broken in the middle, and standing with the northern and southern parts out of a meridian line, America is nevertheless the best witness among the continents of to-day to the tetrahedral theory.
This formula holds for the general case in which the base is a trapezium; the wedge being thus formed by cutting a triangular prism by any two planes.
The tower itself is arcaded in the two lower storeys, having round arches in the lower and triangular in the upper, and there is a round-headed S.
General form dog-like, with the head elongated, the muzzle pointed, and the ears moderate, erect and triangular.
The stone implements are generally of one or two types: a long rectangular adze or wedge rudely pointed at one end, and used in conjunction with a mallet or flat stone, and a roughly triangular axe-head, which has evidently been fixed in the B too R.
With the exception of the first lower premolar, the dentit i on is complete; the incisors being normal, but the canine rudimentary, and the last upper molar distinctly triangular.
The dorsal fin, near the middle of the back, is low and triangular.
The state has a triangular outline, with a breadth from E.
and, with the exception of the two small exclaves of Ziegelheim in Saxe-Altenburg and Liebschwitz on the border of the principality of Reuss, it forms a compact whole of a triangular shape, its base extending from N.E.
Here too arose the obscure triangular quarrel between Diderot, Rousseau and Frederick Melchior Grimm, which ended Rousseau's sojourn at the Hermitage.
The county is roughly triangular in form, London lying at the apex of the western angle, the North Foreland at that of the eastern and Dungeness at that of the southern.
The main entrance is called the Lion Gate, from the famous triangular relief which fills the space above its massive lintel.
The island is triangular in shape, is 131 m.
Practically the whole of the north-east Pacific is therefore more than 2000 fathoms deep, and the south-east has two roughly triangular spaces, including the greater part of the area, between 2000 and 3000 fathoms. Notwithstanding this great average depth, the " deeps " or areas over 3000 fathoms are small in number and extent.
The triangular territory of Catalonia forms the north-eastern corner of the Iberian Peninsula.
There is a short " preface to the reader " by Briggs, and a description of a triangular diagram invented by Wright for finding the proportional parts.
More usually each cathamma is a wide triangular area, reducing the peripheral portion of the coelenteron to the four narrow radial canals and the ring-canal above described.
TRIGONON, a small triangular harp, occasionally used by the ancient Greeks and probably derived from Assyria or Egypt.
The triangular southern portion of Westphalia, most of which is included in Sauerland ("south land"), is a rugged region of slate hills and wooded valleys drained chiefly by the Ruhr with its affluents the Lenne, Mohne, &c., and in the S.
The small triangular section of the coastal plain in New Jersey north of Delaware Bay deserves separate treatment because of the development there of a pectiliar topographic feature, which throws light on the occurrence of the islands off the New England coast, described in the next paragraph.
The ordinary triangular form of deltas, due to the smoothing of the delta front by sea action, is here wanting, because of the weakness of sea action in comparison with the strength of the current in each of the four distributaries or passes into which the river divides near its mouth.
The treeless part of the plains, the prairie proper, has a triangular shape with an area twice as large as that of Great Britain.
When hardened in situ its shape is that of a right-angled, triangular prism showing five surfaces - superior, anterior, inferior, posterior and right lateral which represents the base of the prism.
I); starting from the right and working toward the left, a large triangular area, uncovered by peritoneum and in direct contact with the diaphragm, is seen.
Just to the right of this and at the lower part of the bare area is a triangular depression for the right suprarenal body.
The latter is nearly triangular in shape and is surrounded by steep red cliffs, the only beach being the sandy spit near the south-east point, where the landing-stage is situated.
The upper half or body of the uterus is somewhat triangular with its base upward, and has an anterior surface which is moderately flat, and a posterior convex.
Posterior superior iliac spine Cut end of rectum Apex of sacrum Great sciatic notch Ureter Peritoneum Spine of ischium Bladder wall Seminal vesicle Tuberosity of ischium Ischio-rectal fossa Cut end of rectum External sphincter ani Gluteus maximus better seen in young the prostate the urethra runs more forward for about threequarters of an inch, lying between the two layers of the triangular From C. S.
The spongy urethra is that part which is enclosed in the penis after piercing the anterior layer of the triangular ligament.
circular, square, triangular and pentagonal, instead of numbering them I, 2, 3 and 4 respectively, a figure of the weight being stamped on the sliding rule opposite to every letter in the series to which it belongs, thus diminishing the probability of mistakes.
The seeds are sown in April, on rich ground, which should not be too highly manured; the young larches are planted out when two years old, or sometimes transferred to a nursery bed to attain a larger size; but, like all conifers, they succeed best when planted young; on the mountains, the seedlings are usually put into a mere slit made in the ground by a spade with a triangular blade, the place being first cleared of any heath, bracken, or tall herbage that might smother the young tree; the plants should be from 3 to 4 ft.
They are small rat-like rodents, with one pair of upper premolars, which are mere pins, as is the last molar, and the two pairs of limbs of normal length, with the metatarsals separate; the infra-orbital opening in the skull being triangular and widest below, while the incisive foramina in the palate are elongated.
As particular cases: the mass-centre of a uniform thin triangular plate coincides with that of three equal particles at the corners; and that of a uniform solid tetrahedron coincides with that of four equal particles at the vertices.
It possesses thi property that the radius of gyration about any diameter is half thi distance between the two tangents which are parallel to that diameter, In the case of a uniform triangular plate it may be shown that thi momental ellipse at G is concentric, similar and similarly situatec to the ellipse which touches the sides of the triangle at their middle points.
In the family Homolidae stands the strange genus Latreillia, Roux, with long slender limbs and triangular carapace after the fashion of oxyrhynch spider-crabs.
It was built on a low triangular plateau about 2 m.
The horns are peculiar for their upright direction and comparative straightness, although they.have the same triangular section as in other buffaloes.
From consideration of the rigid triangular frame described above, it is clear that the " overturning " force acts horizontally from the centre of gra'Vity, and that the length of its lever arm is, at any instant, the vertical distance from the centre of gravity to the level of the outer rail.
Very early, however, the custom arose of ornamenting the triangular spaces between the orphreys with embroidery, usually a round medallion, or a star, set in the middle, but sometimes figures of saints, &c. (e.g.
DAGHESTAN, a province of Russia, Transcaucasia, occupying the triangular space between the Andi ridge, the south-east division of the main Caucasus range, and the Caspian Sea.
The triangular space thus roughly outlined has a total area of about 356,000 sq.
The second and third premolars, which are always present, are large and molar-like; the whole of these teeth being essentially of the lophodont type of Lophiodon, but the last upper molars assume a more or less triangular form, with an oblique outer wall, and there are certain complications in the structure of all these teeth in the more specialized types (fig.
The third upper molar is triangular, and most of the teeth of the upper cheek-series may have both crochet and crista (fig.
In Megerlia it is three times attached, first to the hinge-plate, and then to the septum by processes from the diverging and reflected positions of the loop. In Magas the brachial skeleton is composed of an elevated longitudinal septum reaching from one valve to the other, to which are affixed two pairs of calcareous lamellae, the lower ones riband-shaped; attached first to the hinge-plate, they afterwards proceed by a gentle curve near to the anterior portion of the septum, to the sides of which they are affixed; the second pair originate on both sides of the upper edge of the septum, extending in the form of two triangular anchor-shaped lamellae (fig.
The posterior median process with its repetition of triangular segments closely resembles the same process in Limulus.
The mask is triangular in shape and extends from the bridge of the nose ending right above the upper lip.
The uvula, or the soft, triangular piece of tissue that hangs from the soft palate, may be too long.
Love this pair for its distinctive square shape, and bold, almost triangular arms.
Those with triangular faces, where the forehead is wider than the jaw, look great in stylish "cats-eye" frames, while people with oval shaped faces are the luckiest of all, as they'll look good in just about anything!
Instead, each of the six flags is a small stylized triangular flag, pointing to the right, mounted on individual poles.
Only clickable area is triangular prism on left wall near bottom.
Family systems theory maintains that emotional relationships in families are usually triangular.
A triangular bandage is placed under the injured arm and then tied around the neck.
The clinician taps the rubber triangular shaped end in several different areas in the arms, knee, and Achilles heel area.
Pubic hair may begin to have a more adult triangular pattern of growth.
Trigonocephaly-An abnormal development of the skull characterized by a triangular shaped forehead.
This tree is generally triangular in shape and often includes about five generations.
Instead, the hair is maneuvered to the top of the head and sprayed into place into a messy triangular shape.
The best facial shapes for the bob cut include long and narrow, triangular, and oval.
Bangs like his will widen a narrow forehead, and this styles works best for someone with straight hair and a triangular face shape.
This should create a triangular shape on the bottom with an extra rectangle at the top.
Fold over the handle part about an inch past the triangular top and crease the edge formed.
Using just the triangular shape, fold the left hand corner up to meet the top point.
Fold the corners down on each end of both papers to form a triangular point, making sure to fold in opposite directions.
Fold the towel over on this spot, creating a triangular fold with your left index finger at the point.
Imagine experiencing the scent of bananas or another exotic scent when you scratch one of the three triangular patches.
Rather than the standard triangular cut bottom, these thongs consist of a few pieces of string and a spandex pouch.
What's left, usually just two small triangular pieces for a top and a teeny tiny bikini bottom, leaves little to the imagination.
Take the loose end and tuck that under the knot; you will now have a triangular piece.
The triangular shape of the cups in the bust area are accented but slender strings that tie at the neck and around the back.
A triangular piece of stretchy material covers most of your strategic areas while still leaving plenty of cheek exposed to daylight.
The main feature of a V string is this open triangular area.
One states that he used the triangular shape of the fir tree to explain the holy trinity to converts.
The knot is made up of a triangular shape with three distinct points.
The result was a rectangular or square-shaped diamond with triangular facets and additional sparkle.
Jewelry designers use the triangular side stones to contrast with the Asscher center stone to create both antique inspired and modern rings styles.
Many of these types of rings are three-stone rings because of how well the octagon and triangular shape blend and contrast.
The princess cut three stone ring is often a princess cut center stone with two side trilliant aka trillion (triangular brilliant cut) stones that can create a beautiful effect with the square center stone.
Day and evening bags are available, and many bags depict a roomy, triangular shape.
From chunky triangular crayons to ColorWonder, Crayola has just about anything your imagination can conceive.
The triquetra is a classic Celtic tattoo design. made completely from knot work, this cross is very compact with just three triangular points to symbolize the Trinity of Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
Picture those triangular leaves set along trailing tendrils of greenery.
Within its triangular shape, the pyramid denotes important changes.
There are styles of plates with square compartments, round compartments or triangular compartments.
If you're designing an irregularly-shaped card, like a triangular pennant, make sure it can fit inside an envelope.
The triangular tract between the Ganges and the Gogra and the boundary of Oudh is the most fertile corner of the Gangetic plain, and contains the densest population.
The cause of eclecticism is the unsatisfying character of the creeds of such science, in conjunction with the familiar law that, in triangular or plusquamtriangular controversies a common hatred will produce an alliance 4 Sextus Empiricus, Pyrrhon.
The general name is applied by the natives only to the roughly triangular main trunk of the island, while the larger peninsulas, the landward extremities of which taper to narrow necks of land, are considered to be as distinct from Riigen as the various adjacent smaller islands which are also included for statistical purposes under the name.
It consists of more than sixty separate dwellings, grouped within a triangular palisaded defence, formed in the midst of a marsh now partially reclaimed.
The cross is carried at the head of the procession, and banners embroidered with sacred pictures in places where this is customary; these banners must not be of military or triangular shape.
He investigated the problem by means of the general differential equations of static equilibrium for dams of triangular and rectangular form considered as isotropic elastic solids.
In ordinary trade balances a triangular piece of hard steel, with a finely-ground edge, is driven through a triangular hole in the beam and jammed tight.
In another arrangement two similar triangular levers take bearing on opposite sides of an intermediate lever which communicates their pressures to the steelyard; this is a very sound and simple arrangement for ordinary long weighbridges.
(In this Silurian genus the calyx is provided with a movable operculum, consisting of four paired triangular pieces, the bases of each being attached to the sides of the calyx, and their apices meeting in the middle when the operculum is closed).
The calyx is triangular in section, pointed below, and the operculum is attached to it by hinge-like teeth.) Authorities.
In various systems of triangular co-ordinates the equations to circles specially related to the triangle of reference assume comparatively simple forms; consequently they provide elegant algebraical demonstrations of properties concerning a triangle and the circles intimately associated with its geometry.
The Turkestan Platycercomys (or Pygeretmus) has a lancet-shaped tail and no premolars; while Cardiocranus of the Nan-shan district of Central Asia has a similar type of tail, but short ears and a peculiarly triangular skull.
The humerus lacks a foramen at the lower end; and the molar teeth, as explained and illustrated in the article Vole, consist of two longitudinal rows of triangular alternating vertical prisms, and may be either rootless or rooted.
6KT6, eight, Spa, base), a solid bounded by eight triangular faces; it has 6 vertices and 12 edges.
Octahedra having triangular faces other than equilateral occur as crystal forms. See Polyhedron and Crystallography.
Such an instrument consists of a triangular prism set with its refracting edge vertical on a rigid platform attached to a massive stand.
The state is in the form of a rectangle, except in the north-west where a triangular projection, extending to 42° 15' N.
The 42nd parallel was finally selected as the northern boundary in 1789, in 1792 the Federal government sold to Pennsylvania the small triangular strip of territory north of it on Lake Erie.
A pair of triangular prisms having a common face, or a stellate crystal formed by the symmetrical interpenetration of two triangular prisms admits of two internal reflections by faces inclined at 120°, and so give rise to two colourless images each at an angular distance of 120° from the sun.
Double internal reflection by a triangular prism would form a single coloured image on the parhelic circle at about 98° from the sun.
When the larvae are disturbed the similarity is produced with startling suddenness by the telescopic contraction of the anterior segments in such a manner as to suggest a triangular, pointed head with two large dorsal eyes.
grafted by inserting young shoots into the neck of one of the fleshy roots of each kind respectively - the best method of doing so being to cut a triangular section near the upper end of the root, just large enough to admit the young shoot when slightly pared away on two sides to give it a similar form.
COLCHIS, in ancient geography, a nearly triangular district of Asia Minor.
It forms an irregular oblong, with a triangular projection (the country of the Adansi) southward.
The old city was triangular in shape, two sides being bounded by the Rhine and Mosel and the third by a line of fortifications.
o The crystals often display triangular markings, either elevations or pits, upon - ' g ?
It is a pinnatifid leaf, with the divisions pointing towards the petiole and a large triangular apex.
On the other hand the reverence attached to it in the later periods of the city is evidenced by its being left standing in the midst of a triangular space adjoining the great theatre, which is surrounded by a portico, so as to constitute a kind of forum (the so-called Foro Triangolare).
Between the entrance to the triangular forum (so-called) and the temple of Isis is the Palaestra, an area surrounded by a colonnade; it is a structure of the pre-Roman period, intended for boys, not men.
In shape it is roughly triangular,' whence the ancient poetical name of Trinacria, referring to its three promontories of Pelorum (now Faro) in the north-east, Pachynum (now Passero) in the south-east, and Lilybaeum (now Boeo) in the west.
Snout mostly triangular or rounded off.
and E.N.E., and the triangular area between them is wholly deltaic. The Delta measures 100 m.
Measurement of area (areas of square, circular, triangular, &c., fields).
10); they have the body triangular, the waist being very narrow; the legs are two lines linked by a zigzag, as if to expr~ss that they move to and fro.
The copper arrowheads appear in the XIXth Dynasty, of blade form with tang (70); the triangular form (72), and leaf form with socket (71), are of the XXVIth Dynasty.
Triangular iron arrows with tang are of the same age.
in length) and Langeland (32 m.), including in a triangular area of shallow sea the islands of Taasinge, Avernako, Dreio, Turo and others.
The main streets run from the angles of the triangular market-place, in which stands the market cross, dated 1642, but probably much older.
There is a central region, roughly triangular in shape, with its base resting upon the Quaternary K Triassic Tertiary Carboniferous q & Metamorphic 7 Jurassic Aegean Sea and its apex in Servia.
These, as shown in the figure, are composed of a variable number of vertical triangular prisms, in contact with one another by two (or one) of their angles.
It is roughly triangular in shape, with its hypotenuse 12 m.
In Orvieto cathedral he painted three triangular divisions of the ceiling, portraying respectively Christ in a glory of angels, sixteen saints and prophets, and the virgin and apostles: all these are now much repainted and damaged.
At the eastern end of the town, close to the river, there is a picturesque triangular castle with twenty-four square towers, built by George Brankovich in 1430 on the model of the Constantinople walls.
The inner triangular plateau thus enclosed lies from moo to 3000 ft.
The third region, or the triangular table-land in the south, has a character quite distinct from either of the other two divisions, and a population which is now working out a separate development of its own.
Broadly speaking, the Himalayas are peopled by Mongoloid tribes; the great river plains of Hindustan are still the home of the Aryan race; the triangular table-land has formed an arena for a long struggle between that gifted race from the north and what is known as the Dravidian stock in the south.
The peninsula south of the Satpura range consists chiefly of the triangular plateau of the Deccan, terminating abruptly on the west in the Sahyadri range (Western Ghats), and shelving to the east (Eastern Ghats).
At the junction of the Eastern and Western Ghats rises the bold triangular plateau of the Nilgiris, and to the south of them come the Anamalais, the Palnis, and the hills of Travancore.
The double polar axis is composed of hollow metal beams of triangular section.
An oblong metallic box fitted with pivots, whose bearings are attached to the triangular beams, forms the tube for two parallel telescopes; these are separated throughout their length by a metallic diaphragm.
A triangular keep, a chapel, and other remains of a château (13th and 14th centuries) of the counts of Toulouse stand on the rocky pine-clad hill which rises to the north of the town; the chapel, dedicated to St Louis, belongs to the latest period of Romanesque architecture, and contains fine sculptures.
The island is irregularly elliptical - somewhat triangular - in shape, and is 36 m.
TAHR, the native name of a shaggy-haired brown Himalayan wild goat characterized by its short, triangular and sharply keeled horns.
South-eastward of the temple quarter, without the walls above described, and separated from it by a large basin connected with the Shatt-en-Nil, lay a triangular mound, about 25 ft.
North of the Ganges, and enclosed between that river and the Himalayas and Oudh, lies the triangular plain of Rohilkhand.
Hesse), each consisting of two cells, a cup-shaped pigment cell and a triangular retinal cell.
In the genus Cycas the female flower is peculiar among cycads in consisting of a terminal crown of separate leaf-like carpels several inches in length; the apical portion of each carpellary leaf may be broadly triangular in form, and deeply dissected on the margins into narrow woolly appendages like rudimentary pinnae.
These are often wedge-shaped and angular; in some cases they consist of a short, thick stalk, terminating in a peltate expansion, or prolonged upwards in the form of a triangular lamina.
2), consists of five large triangular plates, alternating with the radials, and called "orals," because they roof over the mouth.
An altar also from Khorsabad (now in the British Museum) has a circular table and a solid base triangular on plan, with pilasters ornamented with animals' paws at the angles.
It consists of three tracts: (I) in the centre, an elevated triangular plateau, projecting from the base of the Himalayas for about 50 m.
The evolution of this latter into its present form was gradual; first the hood became too small for use, then it was transformed into a small triangular piece of stuff (13th century), which in its turn grew (14th and 15th centuries) into the shape of a shield (see Plate II., fig.
These upheavals date from the remotest geological ages; and since the Primary epoch a triangular continent having its 1 R.
ATTICA, a district of ancient Greece, triangular in shape, projecting in a south-easterly direction into the Aegean Sea, the base line being formed by the continuous chain of Mounts Cithaeron and Parnes, the apex by the promontory of Sunium.
In Sphenophyllum, in which the transverse section of the xylem is triangular, there were three or six protoxylem groups; in Cheirostrobus they were more numerous.
From all other Bovinae they differ by the triangular section of their horns.
The great plain of Esdraelon is of triangular form, bounded by Gilboa on the east and by the ridge which runs to Carmel on the west.
In English documents of this period, and till the early, 9th century, the Bhagirathi was described as the Cossimbazar river, and the triangular piece of land between the Bhagirathi, Padma and Jalangi, on which the city stands, as the island of Cossimbazar.
Excavations carried on in 1910 showed that the town of the "Mycenean" period which lay on the left bank of the Eurotas a little to the south-east of Sparta was roughly triangular in shape, with its apex towards the north: its area is approximately equal to that of Sparta, but denudation and destruction have wrought havoc with its buildings and nothing is left save ruined foundations and broken potsherds.
In this connexion the remarkable triangular bridge at Crowland of the 14th century (see Bridges) should be mentioned.
Five equilateral triangles covertically placed would stand on a pentagonal base, and it was found that, by forming several sets of such pyramids, a solid could be obtained which had zo triangular faces, which met in pairs to form 30 edges, and in fives to form 12 vertices.
Each of the twenty triangular faces subtend at the centre the same angle as is subtended by four whole and six half faces of the Platonic icosahedron; in other words, the solid is determined by the twenty planes which can be drawn through the vertices of the three faces contiguous to any face of a Platonic icosahedron.
(By the truncation of a vertex or edge we mean the cutting away of the vertex or edge by a plane making equal angles with all the faces composing the vertex or with the two faces forming the edge.) It is bounded by 4 triangular and 4 hexagonal faces; there are 18 edges, and 12 vertices, at each of which two hexagons and one triangle are covertical.
It is enclosed by 6 square and 8 triangular faces, the latter belonging to a coaxial octahedron.
It has 6 octagonal faces (belonging to the original cube), and 8 triangular ones (belonging to the coaxial octahedron).
The " small rhombicuboctahedron " is bounded by 12 pentagonal, 8 triangular and 6 square faces; the " great rhombicuboctahedra " by 12 decagonal, 8 triangular and 6 square faces.
It is enclosed by 20 triangular faces belonging to the original icosahedron, and 12 pentagonal faces belonging to the coaxial dodecahedron.
It is enclosed by 20 triangular faces belonging to the icosahedron and 12 decagons belonging to the dodecahedron.
In the " small rhombicosidodecahedron " there are 12 pentagonal faces belonging to the dodecahedron, 20 triangular faces belonging to the icosahedron and 30 square faces belonging to the triacontahedron.
This consists mainly of a long and compressed stylohyal, expanded at the upper end, where it sends off a triangular posterior process.
The free surfaces of the upper teeth are quadrate, except the first and last, which are nearly triangular.
The dorsal part of the somite has travelled dorsalwards, and now constitutes a small space (triangular in section) just dorsal to the gut.
The intersections of the diagonal streets left a number of small, triangular parks, which, as well as the larger ones, are well shaded.
island of Tasmania is triangular in shape, area 24,331 sq.
Transverse section of stem, showing triangular primary wood, secondary wood, remains of phloem, and primary cortex.
The stem is traversed by a single stele, with solid wood, without pith; the primary xylem is triangular in section, the spiral elements forming one or two groups at each angle, while the phloem occupied the bays, so that the structure resembles that of a triarch root.
The genus possessed small broadly oval or triangular leaves in addition to the large fronds like that shown in fig.
of the Georgia frontier, where it turns due south, giving to Tennessee a triangular piece of territory which should have belonged to North Carolina; on the S.
The general characteristics of this progenitor of the horses are those given above as distinctive of the group. The cheek-teeth are, however, much simpler than those of Anchitherium; the transverse crests of the upper molars not being fully connected with the outer wall, while the premolars in the upper jaw are triangular, and thus unlike the molars.
They were furry and about knee-height full grown with similar triangular ears and a tail.
The room she stepped into was triangular shaped, consisting of a wall of angled windows, small tables against the other wall, and round seats facing the windows.
The southern abutment was flanked by two retaining walls which held small triangular embankments against its sides, thus strengthening it laterally.
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basilar membrane forms the floor of the triangular cochlear duct.
This late Type 56 has a permanently attached folding triangular bayonet which unfortunately is missing.
An XML file is a piece of ASCII text that contains tags enclosed in triangular brackets.
caulking iron jib A triangular sail, usually fitted at or near the bow of a vessel.
The remains are now no more than a triangular building platform, with a sand stone arch leading into a vaulted cellar.
compaction system worked by dropping a triangular weight repeatedly onto the old car park asphalt.
The ground compaction system worked by dropping a triangular weight repeatedly onto the old car park asphalt.
Figure 4: Group of triangular crucibles from the Oberstockstall laboratory.
discolored patch, a triangular shape formed from the point where she had made her earlier mistake.
At the right hip is a cute triangular patch pocket with red and white dogtooth checked panel on the flap.
The triangular area is where I could not reach with the pillar drill!
The Moray Firth is a large triangular embayment in NE Scotland.
The hillfort encompasses the entirety of the hilltop, creating a roughly triangular area.
The object (or objects) were groups of lights in a shallow triangular formation moving.
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A triangular open area of wavy hair grass is home for the common green grasshopper.
It is also highly functional: the hand closes around a triangular bottle, while round bottles open the hand and weaken the grip.
The panel directly under the little triangular gusset by the suspension tower in the engine bay.
The triangular depression is reached by one of those little green hillocks so often to be found on English waysides.
Bedlay North junction Top This was the northern junction on the triangular junction between the Bedlay branch and the Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railroad.
Settings The resolution of the underlying triangular mesh can be controlled using the appropriate slider to the right of the view.
Weapon No 312 Bayonet Triangular Common Socket - Prior to 1814 A pattern bayonet used on British smooth bore muskets prior to 1814.
A small rush-like plant with little brown nutlets on its triangular stems.
ovoid body on three tall, splayed, sharply cast legs of triangular section.
The doorway with triangular pediment above still survives in the wall of the Fellows ' car park of St Catharine's.
H Describe how white light can be dispersed by a triangular prism.
It shows the typical triangular shape flaring out from the lateral tip of the lateral ventricle.
This is a very cool hand knitted wool shawl, in a triangular shape, with fringing around the edges.
silver birch is always a lovely tree, its triangular leaves turned yellow by the time they begin to fall.
This church also has one of the finest surviving medieval holy water stoups in the county, with a triangular hood.
The youngsters watch a video where a young boy is fatally injured after ignoring triangular yellow Danger of Death signs and entering a substation.
The puzzle is to arrange these six pieces on a triangular wooden base to make a tetrahedron.
The leaves are oval and have a rounded or triangular base with regular coarsely toothed margins.
There were 2 to 4 triangular topsails above the yard onthe mainmast.
trefoil light in a triangular frame is set high up in the gable.
triangular with a rounded tip.
triangular with a yellow background and a black band around the outside.
The body itself looks slightly triangular, extending up to a large round head.
triangular pediment above still survives in the wall of the Fellows ' car park of St Catharine's.
triangular fin, dark gray back with paler patches on flank.
triangular mesh of the vessels is represented by an indexed face set in VRML 2.0.
triangular junction to the west of Paisley West for a line to Barrhead.
The general result is a roughly triangular central traffic system.
Its form is almost triangular, one of the angles terminating in the sandy desart situated at the mouth of the Tay.
The face is long and somewhat triangular, with a split upper lip.
Filet weld a fusion weld, other than a butt, edge or fusion spot weld, which is approximately triangular in transverse cross-section.
The next time you see an old barn, note the small holes in the walls, often triangular, at the gable ends.
CL components BT thwart foresail A usually triangular sail, fitted at or near the bows of a vessel.
triangular in shape with strong towers at each corner.
triangular in cross section with the " peaks " forming little prismatic lenses.
triangular in transverse cross-section.
triangular in plan, and are supplied in standard, fully welded sections with a face width of 250mm.
triangular in form, rising very gradually from the sea-level to a height of about three hundred feet.
veering easterly wind in Hayling Bay in excess of 12 knots allowing a triangular course with unrestricted pumping.
A trained male walrus was rewarded to distinguish between triangular and circular shapes on a flat and a heterogenous substrate.
For this procedure a small triangular wedge of bone is cut out below the growth plate to straighten up the leg.
2 c), which encloses the cone in front, is irregularly triangular in shape.
TErpa-, four, Spa, face or base), in geometry, a solid bounded by four triangular faces.
The coloring matters are not dissolved in the stroma of the chrornoplast, but exist as amorphous granules, with or without the presence of a protein crystal, or in the form of fine crystalline needles, frequently curved and sometimes present in large numbers, which are grouped together in various ways in bundles and give the plastids their fusiform or triangular crystalline shape.
The tergal regions of the mesothorax and of the metathorax are hidden under the pronotum and the elytra when the latter are closed, except that the mesothoracic scutellum is of ten visible - a small triangular or semicircular plate between the bases of the elytra (fig.
Since the circulation round any triangular area of given aspect is the sum of the circulation round the projections of the area on the coordinate planes, the composition of the components of spin,, 7,, is according to the vector law.
palpalis, the disseminator of sleeping sickness (see fig.), is about 92 millimetres in length and is the darkest of all the tsetse-flies, though the dark brown abdomen has pale lateral triangular markings and usually at least an indication of a pale longitudinal median stripe.
In crystallography the icosahedron is a possible form, but it has not been observed; it is closely simulated by a combination of the octahedron and pentagonal dodecahedron, which has twenty triangular faces, but only eight are equilateral, the remaining twelve being isosceles (see Crystallography).
The triangular peninsula lying between these two great tidal rivers is called Entre-deux-mers ("between two seas") and is famous for its wines.
The interior of the body of the uterus shows a comparatively small triangular cavity (see fig.
The state is in the form of a rectangle, except in the north-west where a triangular projection, extending to 42Ã‚° 15' N.
A pair of triangular prisms having a common face, or a stellate crystal formed by the symmetrical interpenetration of two triangular prisms admits of two internal reflections by faces inclined at 120Ã‚°, and so give rise to two colourless images each at an angular distance of 120Ã‚° from the sun.
Double internal reflection by a triangular prism would form a single coloured image on the parhelic circle at about 98Ã‚° from the sun.
He entered deeply into the distinctively Pythagorean number theory, particularly dwelling on the properties inherent in the decad - the sum of the first four numbers, consequently the fourth triangular number, the tetractys (see Vit.
The equation to a parabola in triangular co-ordinates is generally derived by expressing the condition that the line at infinity is a tangent in the equation to the general conic. For example, in trilinear co-ordinates, the equation to the general conic circumscribing the triangle of reference is 113y+mya+naf3=o; for this to be a parabola the line as + b/ + cy = o must be a tangent.
A triangular keep, a chapel, and other remains of a chÃ¢teau (13th and 14th centuries) of the counts of Toulouse stand on the rocky pine-clad hill which rises to the north of the town; the chapel, dedicated to St Louis, belongs to the latest period of Romanesque architecture, and contains fine sculptures.
to Lizard Point in 49Ã‚° 57' 30" N., in a roughly triangular form.
The chief indentations on the north side are Murchison Bay and Napoleon Gulf, the entrance to the last named being partly filled by the triangular shaped island of Buvuma or Uvuma (area 160 sq.
polyhedral in Dipsacaceae and Compositae; nearly triangular in section in Proteaceae and Onagraceae (fig.
Each leaf-cushion is slightly prominent; towards its upper end is the diamond-shaped or triangular scar left by the fall of the actual leaf (fig.
This paper considers a linear triangular simultaneous equations model with conditional quantile restrictions.
The piece was triangular, of pale gray chert, with fine pressure flaking, and evidence for retouch on the straight edge.
The silver birch is always a lovely tree, its triangular leaves turned yellow by the time they begin to fall.
A small trefoil light in a triangular frame is set high up in the gable.
Ears are short and triangular with a rounded tip.
A suitable sign would be triangular with a yellow background and a black band around the outside.
Small central triangular fin, dark gray back with paler patches on flank.
The triangular mesh of the vessels is represented by an indexed face set in VRML 2.0.
Corsebar Junction Top There was a triangular junction to the west of Paisley West for a line to Barrhead.
The castle is basically triangular in shape with strong towers at each corner.
These grooves were roughly triangular in cross section with the " peaks " forming little prismatic lenses.
They are triangular in plan, and are supplied in standard, fully welded sections with a face width of 250mm.
It is triangular in form, rising very gradually from the sea-level to a height of about three hundred feet.
Friday produced a veering easterly wind in Hayling Bay in excess of 12 knots allowing a triangular course with unrestricted pumping.
If you want a cat bed that tucks nicely into a secluded corner of a room, a triangular bed could be a good choice.
Its head is wedge shaped, almost triangular, with flared ears and oval eyes.
Wreaths also come in a variety of sizes and shapes such as circular, heart-shaped, rectangular, triangular, diamond-shaped, and square.
Round and triangular variations exist; these are similarly structured to the rectangular version.
In a triangular shape surrounding the nose, you'll need to add black as well.
This should create a thick triangular shape right at the corner of your eye.
Europe, low and shrubby, with much-wrinkled oblong or triangular leaves, covered with down, and rosy-purple flowers in July.
It flowers in February and March, the flowers, which have an exceptional expanse, being of lavender-blue color, and characterised by a large triangular dark velvety-blue blotch on the falls.
China, with large heart-shaped or nearly triangular bronze-green leaves set upon spiny stems, by means of which the plant climbs.
If you are working with parquet flooring, lay out the tiles in a triangular pattern.
Judith Jack jewelry bears a triangular double "JJ" hallmark on every piece.
Rings can be set with gemstones of varied shapes such as round, square or triangular.
The tin is often a triangular quilt pattern or a tin-punched design.
Trinity knot: The trinity knot joins three intersecting circles to form a triangular shape.
This triangular knot works best with a spread collar dress shirt.
Its look is traditional and produces a wide triangular knot at the neck.
It is a thick, wide, triangular knot that, though simple, is distinctive.
Windsor Knot: This one is a wide, triangular knot and used often for formal occasions.
They are round, but you can also get some in a more triangular shape.
It is triangular in shape and covers the nasal area.
Full face mask - This mask is usually triangular in shape and covers the nose and mouth area.
At the intersection of a street with an avenue there is usually the reservation of a small triangular grass plot at least.
Still farther away, on a triangular plot of land enclosed by the two arms of the Spree and the metropolitan railway, stands the Kaiser Friedrich museum (1904).
The hair of the forehead and temples is directed upwards so as to meet in a point on the crown, which gives the head a triangular appearance.
Five years later, on the eastern bank a triangular fort, called Elf sborg, was constructed near the present Salem.
The following is Pettigrew's description of wings and wing movements published in 1867: " The wings of insects and birds are, as a rule, more or less triangular in shape, the base of the triangle being directed towards the body, its sides anteriorly and posteriorly.
It is of a more or less triangular form, thick at the root and anterior margin, and thin at the tip and posterior margin.
To an axis at the stern of the car a triangular frame is attached, resembling the tail of a bird, which is also covered with canvas or oiled silk.
to Lizard Point in 49° 57' 30" N., in a roughly triangular form.
The London Basin occupies a triangular depression in the Chalk which is filled up with clays and gravels of Tertiary and later age.
- Antlers in the form of simple unbranched spikes; metatarsal, and in one case also the tarsal gland absent; tail very short; face elongated; face-gland small and gland-pit deep and triangular; hair of face radiating from two whorls; upper canines sometimes present in old males.
- Characterized by the woolly scaleleaves and carpels; the latter terminate in a thick laminar expansion of triangular form, bearing two placental cushions, on which the ovules are situated.
A typical male flower consists of a central axis bearing numerous spirally-arranged sporophylls (stamens), each of which consists of a slender stalk (filament) terminating distally in a more or less prominent knob or triangular scale, and bearing two or more pollen-sacs (microsporangia) on its lower surface.
The division of the archipelago to the south of Beagle Channel includes the islands of Hoste, Navarin, Gordon, Londonderry, Stewart, Wollaston and numerous islets, disposed in triangular form with the base on Beagle Channel and the apex at the rocky headland of Cape Horn.
Nevertheless, holding that every dimension has a principle of its own, he rejected the derivation of the elemental solids - pyramid, octahedron, icosahedron and cube - from triangular surfaces, and in so far approximated to atomism.
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