Trough sentence example

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  • In the main it is a broad trough, wider towards the north than towards the south, and unsymmetrical, Hudson Bay occupying much of its north-eastern part, while to the west broad plains rise gradually to the foot-hills of the Rocky Mountains, the eastern member of the Cordillera which follows the Pacific coast of America.
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  • The West Atlantic Trough lying on the western side of the Central Rise widens in the north into the North American Basin, and its, greatest depths appears to be in the Porto Rico Trench, where in 1882 Capt.
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  • The Daniell type consists of a teak trough divided into five cells by slate partitions coated with marine glue.
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  • Iron ships' plates have recently been coated with copper in sections (to prevent the adhesion of barnacles), by building up a temporary trough against the side of the ship, making the thoroughly cleansed plate act both as cathode and as one side of the trough.
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  • Alex had broken the ice off the top of the water trough by the time she got there and every stall was filled with fresh hay.
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  • It occupies the lower portion of the trough between the Adirondacks and the Green Mountains.
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  • But next morning I went to the trough, and lo, he had disappeared!
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  • The chain dips below the water, then rises into the furnace and passes down into the other trough on its way out.
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  • Taking the Atlantic as our simplest type, we may say that the surface of an ocean basin resembles that of a mighty trough or syncline, buckled up more or less centrally in a medial ridge, which is bounded by two long and deep marginal hollows, in the cores of which still deeper grooves sink to the profoundest depths.
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  • The Cape Trough runs northward from this basin.
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  • Water trickles continuously into the trough, and the centrifugal action holds it as an inside lining against the rim, where it slowly evaporates.
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  • I think I forgot to turn the water off when I filled the trough.
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  • It runs a remarkably straight course westward through a narrow trough from Daolatyar to Obeh, amidst the bleak wind-swept uplands of the highest central elevations in Afghanistan.
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  • In Mexico and South America, instead of the pan, a wooden dish or trough, known as " batea," is used.
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  • She plodded slowly away from her feed trough.
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  • They both lost their footing at the top of one wave and tumbled into a valley, bouncing against the rubbery trough.
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  • She buried a gloved hand in the snow and extracted the half tire that served as a watering trough.
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  • The sun had melted a thin layer of water over the ice in the water trough.
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  • Thus by heating spirits of salt he obtained "marine acid air" (hydrochloric acid gas), and he was able to collect it because he happened to use mercury, instead of water, in his pneumatic trough.
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  • The wetter off touches the top of the neck of the bottle with a moistened piece of iron and by tapping the blowing iron detaches the bottle and drops it into a wooden trough.
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  • A current of great electromotive force (intensity or voltage) passed through the coil D, induces, by means of the core and frame, a current of enormous quantity (volume or amperage), but very small electromotive force, in the metal in the trough.
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  • It is a long and narrow trough, which is separated from the older rocks of the Ardennes by a great reversed fault, the faille du midi.
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  • In the southern half of the trough the folding of the Coal Measures is intense; in the northern half it is much less violent.
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  • The structure is complicated by a thrust-plane which brings a mass of older beds upon the Coal Measures in the middle of the trough.
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  • The depression of the Rhine is a trough lying between two faults or system of faults.
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  • In the Roman period a larger stone was used, with a rectangular slab (96) sliding on it, in which a long trough held the grain and let it slip out below for grinding.
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  • They may be regarded as a long trough of younger rocks let down by parallel dislocations between the older masses to the south and north.
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  • It is a long trough, of nearly semicircular section, the whole bottom being exposed to the firegases.
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  • A.horizontal shaft runs length-ways through the trough, and is provided with stirring blades, arranged in such a manner that they constantly scrape the bottom, so that the salts cannot burn fast upon it, and are at the same time moved forward towards one of the ends of the trough where they are automatically removed by means of a chain of buckets.
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  • In the middle of this trough came an unexpected turn of events which resulted in another windfall in publishing royalties.
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  • Eventually I found him over a bay window of the shop in a trough of flowers trying to climb up.
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  • In each half was a stone trough filled with flowing water from the spring.
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  • Thyme Walk and Alpine Trough Garden The thyme gives a fragrance as you step on it to pass by the alpine troughs.
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  • In well controlled add-on trials, no correlation has been demonstrated between trough plasma concentrations of topiramate and its clinical efficacy.
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  • Born in a manger, an animals ' feeding trough, publicly crucified thirty years later !
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  • A tsunami wave can begin either way, with a crest or with a trough.
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  • Just make a little trough (the package will tell you how deep), sprinkle in the seeds and cover lightly with soil.
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  • The grill features ridges to give food the look of grilled food and is tilted in such a way to allow the fat from the meat to drain away into a trough.
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  • Deep down in the trough of the Chitral river, about midway between its source and its junction with the Kabul at Jalalabad, is.
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  • Probably there is a breakdown of the wave somewhat like the breaking of a water-wave when the crest gains on the next trough.
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  • The electrolysis takes place in the central compartment of a tripartite trough which can be made to rock slightly either to one side or the other.
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  • The bottom of the trough is covered with mercury.
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  • The vast level tract which thus covers northern India is watered by three distinct river systems. One of these systems takes its rise in the hollow trough beyond the Himalayas, and issues River, through their western ranges upon the Punjab as the systems Sutlej and Indus.
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  • Barlow, Sturgeon and others then showed that a copper disk could be made to rotate between the poles of a horseshoe magnet when a current was passed through the disk from the centre to the circumference, the disk being rendered at the same time freely movable by making a contact with the circumference by means of a mercury trough.
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  • Six anodes were suspended, alternately with four cathodes, in a saturated solution of copper sulphate in a cylindrical fire-clay trough, all the anodes being connected in one parallel group, and all the cathodes in another.
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  • Silver and other insoluble impurities collected at the bottom of the trough up to the level of the lower side-tube, and were then run off through a plug in the bottom into settling tanks, from which they were removed for metallurgical treatment.
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  • Hornafvan is a straight and sombre trough, flanked by high hills of unbroken slope, but Storaf van and the intervening Uddjaur are broad, throwing off deep irregular inlets, and picturesquely studded with numerous islets.
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  • The Biafo glacier system, which lies in a long narrow trough extending south-west from Nagar on the Hunza to near the base of the Murtagh peaks, may be traced for 90 m.
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  • Acidified copper nitrate solution is run into this cell, copper is deposited, and the more or less spent solution then passes through the linen partition, and, taking up metal from the anodes by electrolytic solution, is run out of the trough through a series of vessels filled with copper by which the silver is precipitated by simple exchange; after acidification the resulting silver-free copper solution is returned to the cathode cell for the deposition of the copper, the solution being employed again and again until too impure for use.
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  • That the lake will soon dry up entirely seems unlikely, as there is a central trough, 25 to 30 m.
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  • The peninsula of Cornwall and Devon may be looked upon as formed from a synclinal trough of Devonian rocks, which appear as plateaus on the north and south, while the centre is occupied by Lower Carboniferous strata at a lower level.
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  • The greatest depth, 730 ft., is in a trough in the north-western part, the average depth not exceeding 250 to 350 ft.
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  • Along the foot of the Carpathians lies a broad trough of Miocene salt-bearing beds, and in this trough the strata are sometimes horizontal and sometimes strongly folded.
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  • On the other side of the door, against the same wall, is a shallow trough, which is said to mark the original site of the stone on which Abraham stood to build the Ka`ba.
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  • The new Kessler furnace is a very ingenious apparatus, in which the fire from a gas-producer travels over the sulphuric acid contained in a trough made of Volvic lava, and surmounted by a number of perforated plates, over which fresh acid is constantly running down; the temperature is kept down by the production of a partial vacuum, which greatly promotes the volatilization of the water, whilst retarding that of the acid.
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  • Farther north the western depression, sometimes known as the Central African trough or Albertine rift-valley, is occupied for more than half its length by water, forming the four lakes of Tanganyika, Kivu, Albert Edward and Albert, the first-named over 400 m.
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  • Go trough and follow a partly sunken track that curves up to the right.
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  • Your basket and your kneading trough will be blessed.
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  • On the green there is a large ancient reservoir feeding a trough.
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  • Our aim is to install the trough in the later stages of road construction in the later part of 2003.
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  • Thyme Walk and Alpine trough Garden The thyme gives a fragrance as you step on it to pass by the alpine troughs.
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  • The bottom of the aqueduct trough has been lined with concrete.
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  • Born in a manger, an animals ' feeding trough, publicly crucified thirty years later!
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  • The old granite water trough still stands on the lawn.
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  • Then keeping close to the wall on the left cross another stile by a cattle drinking trough.
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  • Many of the people prefer to go further down the hill to a common horse trough, which is on the public road.
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  • Similarly, bituminous underlay can become adhered to the underside of the valley trough after periods of hot weather.
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  • The idea that they would do so without bending the rules or sticking their noses in the trough was utterly unrealistic.
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  • A depression when of great extent is termed a " basin," when it is of a more or less round form with approximatelyequal diameters, a " trough " when it is wide and elongated with gently sloping borders, and a " trench " when narrow and elongated with steeply sloping borders, one of which rises higher than the other.
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  • To the east the whole chain is bounded by a profound trough in the ocean bed, which extends southwestward, east of the Kermadec Islands, towards New Zealand.
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  • The lower end is bent into the shape of a hook, and dips into a pneumatic trough.
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  • In these the cocoons are immersed in rectangular perforated boxes for about three minutes, when they are transferred to the beating machine (batteuse), an earthenware trough having a perforated false bottom through which steam keeps the water at a temperature of from 140° to 160°.
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  • Down in the trough of the wave, then up again on the crest; that was Paul 's experience.
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  • If there is a severe trough phase, then the slump is a depression.
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  • Yet there is no way for anyone to tell if the peak occurred or how deep the trough phase is.
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  • On the other hand, in times when the business is struggling, it can be in a period of contraction or even trough.
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  • The greater part of this trough is over 600 fathoms deep. The profusion of islands and their usually bold elevation give beauty and picturesqueness to the sea, but its navigation is difficult and dangerous, notwithstanding the large number of safe and commodious gulfs and bays.
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  • The first volume, Vegetable Staticks (1727), contains an account of numerous experiments in plant-physiology - the loss of water in plants by evaporation, the rate of growth of shoots and leaves, variations in root-force at different times of the day, &c. Considering it very probable that plants draw "through their leaves some part of their nourishment from the air," he undertook experiments to show in "how great a proportion air is wrought into the composition of animal, vegetable and mineral substances"; though this "analysis of the air" did not lead him to any very clear ideas about the composition of the atmosphere, in the course of his inquiries he collected gases over water in vessels separate from those in which they were generated, and thus used what was to all intents and purposes a "pneumatic trough."
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  • Moore that the sandstone ridges which here bound the trough have been recently elevated, and have been cut through by the Lukuga during the process.
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  • Towards the continent there is a broad shelf, and just before the chain of islands separating them from the ocean runs a narrow and deep trough.
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  • In certain parts of the plateau there are narrow anticlinal uplifts, an outlying effect of mountain-making compression; here a ridge rises if the exposed strata are resistant, as in Chestnut ridge of western Pennsylvania; but here a valley is excavated if the exposed strata are weak, as in Sequatchie Valley, a long narrow trough which cuts off a strip of the plateau from its greater body in Tennessee.
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  • In these the cocoons are immersed in rectangular perforated boxes for about three minutes, when they are transferred to the beating machine (batteuse), an earthenware trough having a perforated false bottom through which steam keeps the water at a temperature of from 140° to 160°.
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  • Geographically the Safed Koh is not an isolated range, for there is no break in the continuity of water divide which connects it with the great Shandur offshoot of the Hindu Kush except the narrow trough of the Kabul river, which cuts a deep waterway across where it makes its way from Dakka into the Peshawar plains.
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  • But at times, within or on the border of the northern Eocene trough, the continuity of the folds is suddenly broken by mountain masses of quite different constitution.
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  • The ends of this core are connected above, below and at the right of the trough A, by means of that frame, so that the trough and this core and frame stand to each other in a position like that of two successive links of a common oval - linked chain.
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  • Associated with these great valleys are a number of volcanic peaks, the greatest of which occur on a meridional line east of the eastern trough.
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  • The eastern depression, known as the East African trough or rift-valley, contains much smaller lakes, many of them brackish and without outlet, the only one comparable to those of the western trough being Lake Rudolf or Basso Norok.
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  • Hardly less important is the Ruwenzori range (over 16,600 ft.), which lies east of the western trough.
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  • This block of country lies just west of the line of the great East African trough, the northern continuation of which passes along its eastern escarpment as it runs up to join the Red Sea.
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  • The upper Nile receives its chief supplies from the mountainous region adjoining the Central African trough in the neighbourhood of the equator.
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  • The Red Sea also occupies a meridional trough.
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  • Upon it, in the trough thus formed, rest conformably the basal strata of the Cretaceous; the Jurassic and Triassic being wholly absent (unless in the extreme north-west).
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  • A pneumatic trough is simply a basin containing water or some other liquid used for collecting gases.
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  • The minted coins will be ejected onto a rubber conveyor belt rather than being allowed to fall into a trough or skip.
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  • Corydalis cashmeriana In log 28 I was repotting a fish box trough of corydalis cashmeriana In log 28 I was repotting a fish box trough of Corydalis cashmeriana and made it into two troughs.
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  • They came up with the idea of using an iron trough, sealed with welsh flannel boiled in sugar, plus an ox-blood mortar.
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  • A free feeding frenzy at the trough is a weakness even I have.
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  • By wallowing in the trough of political invective, these people show they have lost the argument.
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  • You yell at little kids for getting their feet wet in the door trough.
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  • Well-defined mega-scale glacial lineations are present within the trough, produced by a palaeo-ice stream draining the Greenland Ice Sheet across the continental shelf.
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  • The design is an ISCC involving the operation of a parabolic trough solar plant and a combined-cycle gas turbine using naphtha.
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  • Formerly the stable, this room still has the original stone trough and horse stalls on which are written the winners of local point-to-points.
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  • At the door of a cottage I saw a little girl about to throw a mess of cold porridge into a pig trough.
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  • It's a 3D glider simulator, which you can fly trough the air.
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  • Starting at the coal bunker the base was modified with the construction of a hopper to feed the trough of the underfeed stoker.
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  • It 's a 3D glider simulator, which you can fly trough the air.
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  • I can tell you that there are no " snouts in the trough " in my party, nor have there ever been.
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  • This hopper fed coal from the bunker above into the underfeed stoker trough via the hatch shown.
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  • A tad over the top in a wee trough I hesitate to suggest.
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  • Nonetheless, the majority had adequate lopinavir trough plasma levels (95 %) in the third trimester.
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  • The Atlantic anticyclone is, therefore, at its weakest in winter, and on its polar side the polar eddy becomes a trough of low pressure, extending roughly from Labrador to Iceland and Jan Mayen, and traversed by a constant succession of cyclones.
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  • The broad Pacific depression seems to answer to the broad elevation of the Old World - the narrow trough of the Atlantic to the narrow continent of America."
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  • Here it is joined by the Sharian Su from the west, and the two valleys form, a great trough through which the caravan road from Erzerum to Persia runs.
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  • Thus although the rocks of the southern coast of Java in their general character and succession resemble those of Christmas Island, there lies between them an abysmal trough 18,000 ft.
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  • As the Hindu Kush strikes westwards, after first rounding the head of an Oxus tributary (the Ab-i-Panja, which Curzon considers to be the true source of the Oxus), it closely overlooks the trough of that glacier-fed stream under its northern spurs, its crest at the nearest point being separated from the river by a distance which cannot much exceed io m.
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  • The depression is distinguished according to form and slope as (r) a basin when of a roughly round outline, (2) a trough when wide and elongated, or (3) a trench when narrow and elongated lying along the edge of a continent.
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  • At each end of the furnace is a trough of water which covers the furnace mouth, so that air is prevented from entering the furnace.
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  • Carmen left Alex with the doe and ducked into the dairy, returning with a scoop of alfalfa pellets she distributed in the long narrow feed trough along the wall.
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  • Every drop of mercury, as it enters from the funnel, entirely closes the narrow tube like a piston, and in going past the place where the side tube enters entraps a portion of air and carries it down to the trough, where it can be collected.
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  • A rectangular trough of boards, whose dimensions depend chiefly on the size of the planks available, is set up on the higher part of the ground at one side of the claim to be worked, upon trestles or piers of rough stone-work, at such an inclination that the stream may carry off all but the largest stones, which are kept back by a grating of boards about 2 in.
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  • The extension of a basin or trough stretching towards the continent is termed an embayment when relatively wide and a gully when narrow.
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  • The China Sea on the north has a maximum depth of 2715 fathoms off the Philippines, the Sulu Basin reaches 2550 fathoms, and the Celebes Basin 2795 fathoms. Some of the channels between the islands are of very great depth, Macassar Strait exceeding 1000 fathoms, the Molucca Passage exceeding 2000 fathoms, and the Halmahera Trough sinking as deep as 2575 fathoms. The deepest of all is the Banda Basin, a large area of which lies below 2500 fathoms and reaches 3557 fathomsin the Kei Trench.
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  • The western half of the basin occupies a trough of synclinal structure; but the making of this syndine is so ancient that it cannot be directly connected with the occurrence of the lake to-day.
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  • Talon shoved her back into the valley with a snarled threat under his breath, and she hurried out of the trough again, breathing hard by the time she'd clambered twenty feet to the top.
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  • The extension of a trough or basin penetrating the land or an elevation is termed an " embayment " when wide, and a " gully " when long and narrow; and the deepest part of a depression is termed a " deep."
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  • A more efficient arrangement consists of a stack of vertical pipes standing up from a main or collecting trough and connected at the top in consecutive pairs by a cross tube.
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  • By an arrangement of diaphragms in the lower trough the vapours are circulated through the system.
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  • To use the apparatus, the long tube is placed in a vapour bath (c) of the requisite temperature, and after the air within the tube is in equilibrium, the delivery tube is placed beneath the surface of the water in a pneumatic trough, the rubber stopper pushed home, and observation made as to whether any more air is being expelled.
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  • This rise is separated from the Crozet Rise by a depression extending to 2675 fathoms, through which the Kerguelen Trough (which lies north of Kerguelen) is brought into free communication with the Indo-Atlantic Antarctic Basin.
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  • The absence of good bark, dugout timber, and chisels of stone deprived the whole Mississippi valley of creditable water-craft, and reduced the natives to the clumsy trough for a dugout and miserable bull-boat, made by stretching dressed buffalo hide over a crate.
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  • In the Bering Sea the trough north of Buldir in the Aleutian Islands sinks to 2237 fathoms, and in the Sea of Okhotsk, north-west of the Kuriles, to 1859 fathoms. Similar conditions prevail in the East China Sea and the Andaman Sea.
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  • Heating spirits of hartshorn, he was able to collect "alkaline air" (gaseous ammonia), again because he was using mercury in his pneumatic trough; then, trying what would happen if he passed electric sparks through the gas, he decomposed it into nitrogen and hydrogen, and "having a notion" that mixed with hydrochloric acid gas it would produce a "neutral air," perhaps much the same as common air, he synthesized sal ammoniac. Dephlogisticated air (oxygen) he prepared in August 1774 by heating red oxide of mercury with a burning-glass, and he found that in it a candle burnt with a remarkably vigorous flame and mice lived well.
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  • Turning on the water, she filled their water trough before heading out for the longhorn shed, which was the closest to the trees.
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