they can be unrolled on a plane.
To appreciate the value of the volumes unrolled but not yet published (ffor 146 vols.
The process of unrolling is analytical, but the unrolled area can be measured by methods not applicable to other surfaces.
Among the many volumes unrolled only a few are of historical importance - that edited by Biicheler, which treats of the philosophers of the academy (Acad.
In his history of the Arietidae Hyatt points out that toward the close of the Cretaceous this entire group of ammonites appears to have been affected with some malady; the unrolled forms multiply, the septa are simplified, the ornamentation becomes heavy, thick, and finally disappears in the adult; the entire group ends by dying out and leaving no descendants.
She unrolled her pants legs and slipped into her shoes, giving him a chagrined smile.
The roll of twine was getting small, and it was a nuisance to hold the spool while trying to turn pages, so she unrolled the rest of the twine and tied the end around her waist.
His greatest work, which made the Romans regard him as the father of their literature, was his epic poem, in eighteen books, the Annales, in which the record of the whole career of Rome was unrolled with idealizing enthusiasm and realistic detail.
In Terebratulina, Rhyn- chonella, Lingula, and possibly other genera, the arms can be unrolled and protruded from the opened shell; in this case the tentacles also FIG.
It was thus during the reformer's absence that the murder of Darnley, the abduction and subsequent marriage of Mary, the flight of Bothwell, and the imprisonment in Lochleven of the queen, unrolled themselves before the eyes of Scotland.
It was particularly used of a sculptured tablet in the shape of a partly unrolled scroll on which could be placed an inscription or device.
The its natural position; d, appendage right and left halves are conextended or unrolled.
The chasuble is thus in a special sense the sacerdotal vestment, and at the ordination of priests, according to the Roman rite, the bishop places on the candidate a chasuble rolled up at the back (planeta plicata), with the words, " Take the sacerdotal robe, the symbol of love," &c.; at the end of the ordination Mass the vestment is unrolled.
unrolled like a carpet.
The cables, in the exact lengths required, were simply unrolled from drums onto cable mats on the floor slab.
The cylinder is then unrolled into a 2D image.
Twenty people were in attendance and during ten hours of solicitous labor the picture was again unrolled, reframed, and hoisted.
The white dot is probably a lipid vesicle that has not unrolled.
only a small amount of porridge was bought as only unrolled oats were available and nobody was sure exactly what to do with them.
In discussing the effect of wear upon a screw, it will be convenient to imagine the thread unrolled and forming a wedge, of which we can represent the unworn bearing-side by a straight line AB (fig.
Of the 341 papyri which have been unrolled, 195 have been published (Herculanensium voluminum quae supersunt (Naples, 1793-1809); Collectio altera, 1862-1876).
Thus the evolutionist has, in his very name, the idea of being unrolled like a carpet.
Only a small amount of porridge was bought as only unrolled oats were available and nobody was sure exactly what to do with them.
Moreover, once the bag is unrolled, you can easily hang it from a closet or doorknob, such that all of your cosmetic items are both visible and accessible to you.
They are designed to cling to the face when unrolled.
The condom is unrolled over the erect penis before sexual intercourse.
When you go to the fabric store to buy fabric, it is generally unrolled and cut by the yard or by a fraction of a yard.
Note: Do not separate the strands of the individual skeins, but use them as they are when unrolled from the package.
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