Under-water Sentence Examples
Shortly below Kut-el-Amara all traces of ancient canalization on the east side vanish, and it would appear as though much of that region, now largely under water at flood time, constituted an inland sea.
The beetles are ovoid in shape, with smooth contours, and the elytra fit over the edges of the abdomen so as to enclose a supply of air, available for use when the insect remains under water.
The nature of the integument and its hairy clothing in all spiders enables them to be plunged under water and withdrawn perfectly dry, and many species, even as large as the common English house-spider (Tegenaria), are so lightly built that they can run with speed over the surface of standing water, and this faculty has been perfected in genera like Pirata, Dolomedes and Triclaria, which are always found in the vicinity of lakes or on the edges of rivers and streams, readily taking to the water or running down the stems of water plants beneath its surface when pursued.
The fortress of Breda, which was once considered impregnable, has been dismantled, but the town is still protected by extensive lines of fortification and lies in the midst of a district which can be readily laid under water.
Second, the general subsidence of the coast has sunk the lower-lying parts of the ancient town under water.Advertisement
In some parts it rises into irregular uplands and elevated plains, interspersed with detached rocks of granite; in others it sinks into marshy lowlands, which frequently remain under water during the rainy season.
There are wide areas on the plains of West Siberia and on the high plateau of East Siberia, which, virtually, are still passing through the Lacustrine period; but the total area now under water bears but a trifling proportion to the vast surface .which the lakes covered even at a very recent period, when Neolithic man inhabited Siberia.
The rise of the Ghazal river in flood time is barely 3 ft., a depth sufficient, however, to place an enormous area of country under water.
The nostrils are placed on the top of the snout and can be closed whilst the animal is under water.
We may easily realise its transmission through a solid by putting the ear against a table and scratching the wood at some distance, and through a liquid by keeping both ears under water in a bath and tapping the side of the bath.Advertisement
A bell under water was struck, and at the same instant some gunpowder was flashed in air above the bell.
Concrete in a shell is a name which might be applied to all the methods of founding a pier which depend on the very valuable property which strong hydraulic concrete possesses of setting into a solid mass under water.
The rest is open rice-land, alternating with great stretches of grass, reed jungle and bamboo scrub, much of which is under water for quite three months of the year.
During the spring floods there is a rise of 16 or even 20 ft., and not only the island but the country along the left bank and thelower grounds on the right bank are laid under water.
The factor T becomes of importance in long range high angle fire, where the shot reaches the higher attenuated strata of the atmosphere; on the other hand, we must take about 800 in a calculation of shooting under water.Advertisement
In 1643 it stood a siege of six weeks, but the new governor Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Baron Fairfax, obliged the Royalist army to retreat by opening the sluices and placing the surrounding country under water.
Depositing concrete under water for breakwaters and bridge foundations requires special skill and special appliances.
It is partly mountainous, partly so flat as to be under water in the rainy season.
At that season much of the country, including the immediate surroundings of Bagdad, is under water.
In a well-formed watermeadow it is as necessary to keep it perfectly dry at one time as it is to place it under water at another.Advertisement
F s '18,500 Acres necessity of laying under-water foundations.
Timber is most durable when it is kept quite dry and well ventilated, but some varieties last an indefinite period when kept continually under water.
The remainder of the massive defences remain, with twenty bastions, in the hands of the military authorities; the works for laying the surrounding country under water on the eastern side have been modernized, and the western side defended by a cordon of forts crowning the hills and extending down to the port of Neufahrwasser.
Hence some stalactites have their tips under water long enough to allow tassels of crystals to grow on them, which, in a drier season, are again coated over with stalactitic matter; and thus singular distortions are occasioned.
If allowed to remain under water too long, the fibre is weakened by what is termed " over-retting," a condition which increases the amount of codilla in the scutching process; whilst " under-retting " leaves part of the gummy or resinous matter in the material, which hinders the subsequent process of manufacture.Advertisement
It may be prepared artificially by heating copper wire to a white heat, and afterwards at a red heat, by the atmospheric oxidation of copper reduced in hydrogen, or by the slow oxidation of the metal under water.
The basin of Arcachon has an area of about 38,000 acres at high water, and only about 15,000 acres are under water at low tide.
They are generally given in the air, but at Plombieres very simple douches are given under water.
In the treatment of stiffened joints, massage under water is very serviceable, and in the so-called Aix douche a nozzle from which water continuously streams is fastened to the wrist of the masseur, so that a current of water is constantly playing upon the joint which he is rubbing.
All iron or steel used under water shall be enclosed with concrete."
As the belt of marshy ground along the south side can be laid under water at pleasure, the site of the city proper, exclusive of the considerable suburbs of Borgo di Fortezza to the north and Borgo di San Giorgio to the east, may still be said to consist, as it formerly did more distinctly, of two islands separated by a narrow channel and united by a number of bridges.
It is then cast under water.
The crude phosphorus is purified by melting under water and then filtering through animal black and afterwards through chamois leather, or by treating it, when molten, with chromic acid or a mixture of potassium bichromate and sulphuric acid; this causes the impurities to rise to the surface as a scum which can be skimmed off.
When finely divided it decomposes water giving hydrogen phosphide; it also reduces sulphurous and sulphuric' acids, and when boiled with water gives phosphine and hypophosphorous acid; when slowly oxidized under water it yields, hypophosphoric acid.
In case of need the garrison can lay a great part of the environs under water.
Between Iddah and Onitsha, 80 m., the banks are lower and the country flatter, and to the south of Onitsha the whole land is laid under water during the annual Delta.
While spending the day with Cynthia Byrne was of itself a pleasant contemplation, accompanying relatives to identify corpses, especially those that had been under water for a week, was, in Dean's estimation, right up there with root canals and swift kicks in the you-know-whats.
The stone was encrusted with small barnacles, suggesting that it had been under water before its re-use in the fort construction.
It will dip, and then dive under water to catch crustaceans.
Massage into the palm of dry hands or sweep over feet, push back cuticles, rinse under water for instant spa luxury.
Explore the magic of the under water world while becoming a certified deep sea diver.
I bet you've never even seen a hippopotamus, much less heard one fart under water.
Let your child discover the fascination of being able to breath under water!
These early events have been proposed to be the primary cause of the decline of the nitrogen fixation process under water deficits.
Weighing people under water and measurements of electrical impedance have also been employed.
After paddling around I found a very jagged hole just under water on the left-hand wall.
Oil can be transported to the city in tankers or via specially constructed under-water pipeline.
Where else can you experience live underwater concerts every full moon, poetry readings, or whale song mixed with bach sonatas under water?
Deficient in resin, the wood is more perishable than that of the spruce fir when exposed to the air, though it is said to stand well under water.
The spider owes its name Argyroneta or the silver swimmer to its silvery appearance as it swims about under water enveloped in air, and its power to retain an envelope of air on its sternum and abdomen depends upon the circumstance that these areas are beset with hairs which prevent the water reaching the integument; but the air retained by these hairs can be released when the spider wishes to fill its subaqueous home with that element.
Maps of sufficiently trust- M worthy accuracy show that in the If th century ove en Tokyo Bay penetrated much more deeply in a northern direction than it does now; the point where the citys main river (Sumida or Arakawa) enters the sea was considerably to the north of its present position, and low-lying districts, to-day thickly populated, were under water.
Resolved as he said "to die in the last ditch," he rejected all thought of surrender and appealed to the last resource of Dutch patriotism by opening the sluices and laying vast tracts under water.
It is made from septaria nodules which are dredged up on the Kent and Essex coasts and consist of about 60% of calcium carbonate mixed with clay, the mass being sufficiently indurated to remain coherent under water.
When the leaves and the trees fell, the water and the soil covered them; and then more trees grew and fell also, and were buried under water and soil.
Yet he appeared to know his course as surely under water as on the surface, and swam much faster there.
Several deep pots in the streamway are crossed by scaffolding poles which were well under water.
Water shrews often anchor themselves to rocks or plant stems to remain under water.
They both live under water and are streamlined to allow them to move smoothly through the water.
Nearly 80 percent of New Orleans was under water and close to 2,000 people died.
What we do know is that by holding his breath under water for a reported 17 minutes and four seconds, David Blaine is the new world record holder for breath holding.
Goggles can help kids swim better since they keep water out when opening eyes under water.
Wearing contacts under water is not advised since bacteria can collect under the lens, causing an eye infection.
To use the sponge, you run it under water to activate the spermicide and then insert it into the vagina.
I once saw an under water photo shoot at the Face and Body Art International Convention in Orlando.
This beach towel features various sized turtles all happily swimming under water.
That's why fossils of marine creatures are found in high cliffs in the desert; the land was once under water.
It's alive when it grows under water.
The razor comes in dark blue, gray, and silver.The Series 7 can be washed under water and features the Clean and Renew system, which automates the cleaning, lubrication, and drying of your razor while charging it.
The blades can be simply washed with dish soap and run under water for at least 30 seconds.
Some blades can be rinsed under water depending on the model.
I took the appliance apart and ran it under water to remove any leftover pulp.
For sturdier wicks, this procedure can be repeated several times before cooling the wick under water.
In this one, site visitors dress up Mermaidia, changing the colors and sea creatures of this under-water world.
Like it's brother watch, the Breitling Avenger Seawolf 265S-ST comes equipped with a chronograph and a titanium case capable of going 3000 meters under water without damage.
Manufacturers and designers of dress watches put all their creative thought into designing a watch that will turn heads rather than one that will perform a certain number of yards under water or that has other sporty features.
A study performed at the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University compared land treadmill exercise with under water treadmill training.
Fortunately, you don't need an under water treadmill to reap the muscle toning benefits of aqua walking or jogging.
In addition to under water treadmills, some companies make a special type of non-skid step, which enable you to perform the same types of step aerobic movements used in a land-based step class.
Once you have completed washing using the lingerie bag, make sure everything is removed from the bag, thoroughly run it under water to remove any excesses detergent, and then lay it out to air dry.
Godzilla could have easily survived because he can live under water.
Methods for enabling miners to penetrate into workings where the atmosphere is totally irrespirable have come into use for saving life after explosions and for repairing shafts and pit-work under water.