How to use Tunnels in a sentence
He started the car again and drove through a series of tunnels and intersections, a virtual underground street grid, before arriving at a large garage filled with gleaming cars.
He could only steer them towards the Underground Railroad, the secretive systems of bunkers and tunnels running beneath major cities that were developed by the PMF during the ten-year war.
It's a series of bunkers connected by tunnels, set up by the PMF to protect the people during the East-West War.
They walked for two hours without running into any tunnels branching off from the main one.
Lana suspected the labyrinth of tunnels and chambers ran beneath the entire town.Advertisement
We took a lesson from the East-West War and created bunkers and tunnels between cities to escape the eyes of the feds.
The Paris line is built with the standard gauge of 4 ft 82 in., but its tunnels are designedly made of such a small crosssection that ordinary main line stock cannot pass through them.
The cost of constructing the deep tubular tunnels in London, whose diameter is about 15 ft.
Water is drawn through tunnels from a submerged crib about 5 m.
Jersey City is served by several inter-urban electric railways and by the tunnels of the Hudson & Manhattan railroad company to Dey St.Advertisement
Many streams are " disappearing," part of their course being through underground tunnels.
Some of the metropolitan railway lines cross the river in tunnels beneath its bed.
The Metropolitan and the District lines within London are for the most part underground (this feature supplying the title of " the Underground " familiarly applied to both systems); the tunnels being constructed of brick.
Four lines of surface tramways and four railway lines in shallow tunnels were proposed along these avenues.
As soon as it appears reasonably certain that the property is workable the mine will be opened by one or more shafts, drifts or tunnels, and the underground passages for active mining operations will be started.Advertisement
Drifts, entries and tunnels find their chief application in mining regions cut by deep valleys.
In many mining regions long tunnels have been driven at great expense to secure natural drainage.
Under modern mining conditions drainage tunnels have lost much of their former importance.
This railway, which was completed in 1854, is the oldest of the great continental mountain railways, and is remarkable for its numerous and long tunnels, its viaducts and galleries.
This decrease was largely caused by the practical suspension for many years of the hydraulic mining operations, in preparation for which millions of dollars had been expended in deep tunnels, flumes, &c., and the active continuance of which might have been expected to yield some £2,000,000 of gold annually.Advertisement
The district is served by numerous branches of the Great Western, London & North Western, and Midland railways, and is intersected by canals, which carry a heavy traffic, and in some places are made to surmount physical obstacles with remarkable engineering skill, as in the case of the Castle Hill tunnels at Dudley.
These pink, worm-like creatures live in sandy, moist localities, burrowing little tunnels and never appearing on the surface.
Other auriferous gravels are buried under the upland lava flows, and are now reached by tunnels driven in beneath the rim of the table mountains.
The former constructs its tunnels in the sandy flats near the shore at the Cape, but the latter generally frequent higher ground.
In ancient, and probably pre-Roman, times this district was drained by an elaborate system of cuniculi, small drainage tunnels, about 5 ft.Advertisement
Bergen is the nearest port to the famous Hardanger Fjord, and is the starting-point of a remarkable railway which runs through many tunnels and fine scenery towards Vossevangen or Voss.
Meanwhile mining below the bottom of the pits by means of shalts and underground tunnels had been commenced; but the full development of modern methods dates from the year 1889 when Cecil Rhodes and Alfred Beit, who had already secured control of the De Beers mine, acquired also the control of the Kimberley mine, and shortly afterwards consolidated the entire group in the hands of the De Beers Company.
Figure 8 also explains the modern system of mining introduced by Gardner Williams. A vertical shaft is sunk in the vicinity of the mine, and from this horizontal tunnels are driven into the pipe at different levels separated by intervals of 40 ft.
When the tunnels reach the side of the mine they are opened upwards and sideways so as to form a large chamber, and the overlying mass of blue ground and debris is allowed to settle down and fill up the gallery.
Sea-bathing is insecure, and is confined to a few small coves, approached by tunnels hewn through the rock.Advertisement
Genoa is remarkably well served with electric tramways, which are found in all the wider streets, and run, often through tunnels, into the suburbs and to the surrounding country on the east as far as Nervi and to Pegli on the west.
A marshalling station costing some £800,000, connected directly with the harbour by tunnels, with 31 m.
Genoa has in the past been somewhat handicapped in the race by the insufficiency of railway communication, which, owing to the mountains which encircle it, is difficult to secure, many tunnels being necessary.
The principal sections of this line were named after the ranges they pierced, the chief tunnels being bored through the Tauern, Karawanken and Wochein hills.
A case in point is the employment of hydraulic lime in place of Portland cement as grouting outside the cast-iron tubes used for lining tunnels made by the shield system.Advertisement
Here it projects in irregular bastions and buttresses, there retires into deep recesses and tunnels, but shows everywhere a ruggedness of aspect eminently characteristic. In striking contrast to these precipices are those of the Cambrian red sandstone a few miles to the east.
But the more important works were executed in the 18th century; and of the buildings then explored at a great depth, by means of tunnels, none is visible except the theatre, the orchestra of which lies 85 ft.
The meagreness of the results obtained by the occasional works executed in the last century, and the fact that the investigators were unfortunate enough to strike upon places already explored, gave rise to the opinion that the whole area of the city had been crossed by tunnels in the time of Charles III.
Along the north-eastern side of the city the Rummel is spanned in all four times by these natural stone arches or tunnels.
Jersey City and Hoboken are also connected with New York by tunnels under the Hudson river.Advertisement
The Delaware and Raritan canal 2 was long a very 1 The Pennsylvania railway has constructed tunnels under the Hudson river, and has erected a large terminal station on Manhattan Island.
It is more usual to tunnel under such channels, and the numerous Thames tunnels, the Mersey tunnel between Liverpool and Birkenhead, and the Severn tunnel, the longest in the British Islands (42 m.), on the routes from London to South Wales, and from Bristol to the north of England, are all important.
After passing through four tunnels the road bends north (leaving the Guiers Mort which flows past St Pierre de Chartreuse), and the valley soon opens to form the upland hollow in which are the buildings of the convent.
In practice it is usual in chalk formations to imitate artificially the action of such underground watercourses, by driving from the well small tunnels, or " adits " as they are called, below the water-level, to intercept fissures and water-bearing beds, and thus to extend the collecting area.
The railway from Madrid to Segovia passes through a tunnel close to the Guatlarrama Pass; and the railway from Madrid to Avila traverses the south-western portion of the range through a remarkable series of tunnels and cuttings.Advertisement
At a short distance above it some tunnels have been pierced in the rock below the canal level on either side of the Gerger.
Then the Band i Mizan and the great bridge were erected across the river and finally a dam was constructed across the Gerger canal, where is now the Pul i Bulaiti, so as to turn back the Karun into its original channel, but a later, by means of sluices and tunnels, the flow of water was regulated in such a manner that two-sixths of the water flowed east and four-sixths west of the town.
The town is surrounded by a wall with five towers; entrance now is obtained through breaches in the wall, but formerly it was accessible only by means of tunnels cut in the rocky substratum.
They passed through the tunnels and arrived at a large chamber where a dais stood on the far wall with six men seated behind it.
Lana trailed him through a network of tunnels, sometimes away from the river and sometimes parallel to the river, until she was too disoriented to know for sure which direction they went.Advertisement
Mike obeyed, and they walked through the myriad of tunnels until Elise began grumbling about the distance and Brady became disoriented.
Opposite Victoria dock is another ventilation shaft for the tunnels under the river.
The two main adits into the Shorts Factory tunnels have been retained.
The tunnels of buprestid larvae can be distinguished from those of cerambycid larvae as the buprestid larvae can be distinguished from those of cerambycid larvae as the buprestid tunnels are more flattened in cross section.
According to the legend, vast lengths of the tunnels still exist today; the rest have been destroyed by cataclysms.
The churches are linked by carved channels and tunnels, which give the site the layout of a vast catacomb.
The appointed concessionaire will operate the existing tunnels and the new tunnel for a period of up to thirty years.
There had been a ' muffled explosion ' in one of the nearby Underground tunnels, and they were evacuating.
The tunnels at the sides and the open areas in front of the bases make for frantic firefights and nerve-wracking chases.
Deeply dug foxholes, caves, tunnels, or storm drains provide good protection.
These four tunnels are now gated to prevent disturbance to the bats.
Watch your ants create 3D tunnels and a home in the specially made clear non-toxic gel.
Tunnel feasibility study go-ahead A feasibility study for putting tunnels in at Rousay and Shapinsay was given the go-ahead by councilors on Tuesday.
Hot summer days will find the heath grasshopper and bees on the heather blossoms, and solitary wasps mining tunnels in sandy banks.
It is possible to see where each of these tunnels met as there is a slight kink in the line.
Part of the tour includes visiting the underground labyrinth of tunnels which were part of a vast industrial complex 4,000 years ago.
This was probably the most exciting spring of all due to the massive outpouring of water from the bottom where the tunnels begin.
They have a passageway into the back of the nose through tunnels in the bones of the face.
Protestors against the widening of the A12 near Colchester occupied several pillboxes, even digging tunnels through the concrete floors.
My client is involved in major projects in the UK include roadworks, bridges, viaducts, embankments, tunnels with its.
Now the Defias Brotherhood has taken up residence and turned the dark tunnels into their private sanctum.
Some of the tunnels were almost pitch black, others were lit by glazed skylights.
Note also that wormholes should look spherical, not like tunnels!
Abstract thiourea inclusion compounds comprise a thiourea host structure containing one-dimensional (1D) tunnels within which guest molecules are accommodated.
The absence of specialized equipment, such as badger tongs, or delving rods for tracing tunnels.
Small molehills in a line show where the mole has excavated deep tunnels.
Habitat Badgers live in setts, a network of underground tunnels which they dig using their strong claws.
The project has shown that on a small scale at least, good quality organic seed can be produced under relatively inexpensive polythene tunnels.
This game is more challenging to your neural transmitters than punishing to your carpel tunnels.
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Somehow he's now at basement level and running scared through a rabbit's warren of tunnels pursued by packs of howling children.
It is also used as a cooling medium for nuclear reactors, and as a gas for supersonic wind tunnels.
The report explains; The development and use of cryogenic wind tunnels represents a major advance in aerodynamics testing.
One is simulating wind and wind resistance and airflow dynamics on proposed vehicle designs, with virtual wind tunnels rapidly becoming a reality.
Further diversity is due to the presence of sheltered gullies and tunnels where the community zonation is influenced by tidal flows.
Thus Sir John Wolfe Barry, as chairman of the Council of the Society of Arts in 1899, proposed to alleviate congestion of traffic by bridges over and tunnels under the streets at six points, namely - Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly Circus, Ludgate Circus, Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road, Strand and Wellington Street, and Southwark Bridge and Upper Thames Street.
Digging wasps make simple holes in the ground; many burrowing bees form branching tunnels; other bees excavate timber or make their brood-chambers in hollow plant-stems; wasps work up with their saliva vegetable fibres bitten off tree-bark to make paper; social bees produce from glands in their own bodies the wax whence their nest-chambers are built.
The transformations from the larval state are completed within the gall, out of which the imago, or perfect insect, tunnels its way, - usually in autumn, though sometimes, as has been observed of some individuals of Cynips Kollari, after hibernation.
Opposite Victoria Dock is another ventilation shaft for the tunnels under the river.
There were also three small electric locomotives for shunting wagons through some of the tunnels.
The network of dams and tunnels is one of the world 's biggest construction projects, and siphons water from Lesotho to South Africa.
Damage to roads, bridges and tunnels have snarled traffic in much of the affected region.
Note also that wormholes should look spherical, not like tunnels !
To produce new methods of predicting subsurface movements, above multiple tunnels.
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Most road tunnels have unidirectional ventilation systems to clear traffic fumes.
In a sense therefore, the pedestrian and cyclist tunnels were trial borings for the main vehicular tunnel.
I was blown like a feather, I was wafted down tunnels.
Somehow he 's now at basement level and running scared through a rabbit 's warren of tunnels pursued by packs of howling children.
The $ 5.6 million film is about a woman trapped in London 's Underground who uncovers a warren of secret tunnels.
Weevil damage is characterized by ragged holes in the surface of the wood from tunnels running along the grain near the surface.
The site also offers play tunnels, a wooden litter cabinet and cat beds.
Solar Sun Tunnels - one easy way to incorporate solar into literally any home in less than half a day.
The plans called for a six-story mansion with 120 rooms, tunnels, a powerhouse, a drawbridge and even a dove cote.
Matthew McConaughey - Tinseltown's shirtless stud is afraid of revolving doors and tunnels.
The larvae of a small fly, leafminers live in and feed on leaves, leaving behind highly visible tunnels, or mines.
Making tunnels in the snow is not a good idea, for the same reason.
Tunnels and overpasses are not safe places for you to stay during an earthquake, so get away from them as quickly as possible.
Riders will delight in the three tight tunnels and the powerful helix that make the ride one of the best.
This terrain coaster is largely hidden from view but reveals surprising thrills along its 7,359 foot track, including three separate tunnels and a strong 540 degree helix known as the "lair."
In the Crows' Nest stage, defend the hangar, go the barracks, and find the skull under a hallway with small sewer tunnels.
If you survive, you travel through tunnels and such, updating your weapons and log book, and finding all of the inventory items that you lost in the begining of the level.
Furthermore, because of these tunnels, the "head of the snake" is typically not available to you until they are nearly at the menacing skull.
The job of this gene is to code for a class of protein called connexins that form tunnels between the layers of myelin.
The International Terminal is a short walk through the pedestrian tunnels.
The garage provides access tunnels to all the terminals, making it a quick weather-safe walk from the terminal to the garage.
Whether it's filling a plastic bucket with wet sand and dumping it over to create a shape, or stacking wet sand to form elaborate tunnels and turrets, building sandcastles is a favorite pastime for children of all ages.
Just like their warm-blooded counterparts, they can have fun in hamster wheels, tunnels and balls, thanks to a full line of accessories for the toys.
There are habitrails that the hamster can travel in as well as tunnels, a variety of play sets, and hamster wheels.
This series of playsets, each with a variety of tunnels and rooms gives you contained places for your Zhu Zhu Pets to explore and play.
It is fun to see your pets zip through tunnels, go up and down ramps, travel through rooms and back away from closed doors.
One advantage of the tunnels and rooms of the city is that they keep your hamsters contained.
There are several sets that have combinations of tunnels, rooms and city locations, or you can buy nearly all of the pieces individually to create your own enormous Zhu Zhu environment.
All of the Zhu Zhu rooms, buildings, tunnels and ramps are compatible, so you can connect them in a multitude of configurations.
Zhu Zhu giant pink city playset comes with tunnels, two rooms (one is the grooming salon), two pets, a garage and car.
Zhu Zhu pets deluxe city sky mall set includes two hamsters, a Metro Lift Elevator, Mall Pet Shop, Overpass Tunnels, U-turn, Y-intersection, Red Sports Car with garage, either a Fashion Boutique or Hair Salon, and a Movie Theater.
These conspiracy theorists claim that a catacomb of underground tunnels that connect around the globe still exist from the last cataclysm and have been revamped to accommodate those in power.
Mega Fort by Cranium allows kids to construct their own large forts-- or castles, playhouses, tunnels, or... whatever they imagine!
Mole tunnels, butterflies, flowers, and pinecones are fascinating discoveries that a child wants to know more about.
While visitors walk through these tunnels, they learn about the history of the Erie Canal, view some of the artifacts left behind by the building teams, and experience America's longest underground boat ride.
Catacombs of Paris – The subterranean tunnels and caverns are gothic in nature, and will appeal to the historian, the romantic and the adventurer in you.
Playing catch or Frisbee can enhance eye-hand coordination, and tunnels that encourage crawling can support the development muscle strength and general coordination.
She has survived by creeping through access tunnels too small for the monstrous aliens to follow her, and it is from her that they learn what happened.
A large and physically powerful but gentle-natured man with the face (and the claws!) of a lion, he lives in seclusion in the tunnels below the city's subway system.
Vincent finds her and takes her to the tunnels where she is nursed back to health.
When, however, a company desires to construct a line on a commercial scale, to acquire land compulsorily, to divert rivers and streams, to cross roads either on the level or by means of bridges, to pass near houses, to build tunnels or viaducts, and to execute all the other works incidental to a.
On the one hand he may make the line follow the natural inequalities of the ground as nearly as may be, avoiding the elevations and depressions by curves; or on the other he may aim at making it as nearly straight and level as possible by taking it through the elevations in cuttings or tunnels and across the depressions on embankments or bridges.
Two tunnels were built approximately parallel, each taking a single track.
Two lateral tunnels were also constructed, making the total length 63 m.
No shafts or tunnels are necessary except for exploration; the mining consists entirely in open-cut and terrace work.
The mistake is often made of sinking large and expensive shafts, or driving costly tunnels, before it is fully proved that the deposit can be worked on a scale to warrant such developments, and, indeed, too often before it is known that the deposit can be worked at all; and in too many cases large amounts of money are thus unnecessarily lost by over-sanguine mine managers.
The whole surrounding country is seamed with miles of tunnels in granite, and the hillsides are dotted everywhere with enormous dumps.
Several of these tunnels are still to be seen.