The list of reptiles includes the venomous Vipera ammodytes and Pelias berus, while scorpions and lizards infest the stony wastes of the Karst.
Fortified by these resolves he betook himself to a hermit life in the wastes of Chalcis, S.E.
of the Canadian rivers lies the great arid tableland known as the Staked Plains (Llano Estacado), a vast stretch of barren wastes, with almost nothing to break the monotony of its landscape.
According to another view, Erysichthon is the destroyer of trees, who wastes away as the plant itself loses its vigour.
highly civilized centres of Buddhist art and industry in the now sand-strewn wastes of the Turkestan desert has been clearly demonstrated by the same great explorer and by Dr M.
The soil, except in some of the valleys, is not naturally fertile; and sandy wastes are common in the south-east parts.
wastes power and, still worse, time, heat, and metal, because the yellowor even white-hot piece is rapidly cooling down and oxidizing.
It was the advice of Elisha that rescued the armies of Jehoram and Jehoshaphat in their war against Moab when they were involved in the waterless wastes that surrounded them (2 Kings iii.
Physical symptoms also appear; the face assumes an earthy colour, the body wastes, constipation is usually present to an extreme degree, the secretions become arrested, loss of appetite and indigestion follow and the mouth is parched.
It is probable that it still lingers in the wastes of Kirwan in eastern Persia, whence examples may occasionally stray northward to those of Turkestan, 2 even near the Lower Oxus; but the assertion, often repeated, as to its former occurrence in Baluchistan or Sind seems to rest on testimony too slender for acceptance.
The meaning of this statement is that, arguing away the earth's atmosphere, which wastes about one-half what is received, a square (From Astrophysical Journal, xvii.
Except in the river valleys it is a poor territory, rough and mountainous towards the south, but subsiding into undulating wastes and pasture-lands towards the Turkman desert, and the Oxus riverain which is highly cultivated.
elevation, which include some of the most fertile and productive areas in Colombia; the temperate districts between 7500 and 10,000 ft., the cold, bleak and inhospitable paramos between 10,000 and 15,000 ft., and above these the arctic wastes of ice and snow.
Long (1819) tended to confirm old ideas of sandy wastes west of the Mississippi.
Between the arid and sandy northern wastes and the well-watered and arable Sudanese lands there is a transitional zone of level grassy steppes (partly covered with mimosas and acacias) with a mean breadth of about 60 m.
On the 10th the force left the Nile at Duem and struck inland across the almost waterless wastes of Kordofan for Obeid.
Flowering annuals are mainly aquatic. Water lilies, water hyacinths, which are an obstruction in many streams, and irises in rich variety give colour to the coast wastes and sombre bayous.
Apart from the arid wastes of the Karst, the soil is well adapted for the growing of cereals, especially Indian corn; olives, vines, mulberries, figs, pomegranates, melons, oranges, lemons, rice and tobacco flourish in Herzegovina and the more sheltered portions of Bosnia.
This immense tract of low land, though in some, parts covered with barren wastes of sand, alternating with marshes, presents in general a very rich and productive soil.
The vast sandy wastes mainly contribute to the dryness of the winds on the Great Hungarian Alfold.
The lowland strip or Tehama consists partly of a gravelly plain, the Khabt, covered sparsely with acacia and other desert shrubs and trees, and furnishing pasturage for large flocks of goats and camels; and partly of sterile wastes of sand like the Ramla, which extends on either side of Aden almost from the seashore to the foot of the hills.
It is fringed, along the coasts, by low-lying marshes and lagoons, alternating with tracts of rich soil and wastes of sand.
The different qualities of " waste," of which there are many, vary in colour from a rich yellow to a creamy white; the chief producing countries being China, Japan, India, Italy, France and the countries in the Near East; and the best-known qualities are: steam wastes, from Canton; knubs, from China and from Italy and other Western countries; frisons, from various sources; wadding and blaze, Shanghai; china, Hangchow; and Nankin buttons; Indian and Szechuen wastes; punjum, the most lustrous of wastes; China curlies; Japan wastes, known by such terms as kikai, ostue, &c.; French, Swiss, Italian, China, Piedmont, Milan, &c. There are yellow wastes from Italy, and many more far too numerous to mention.
Although the plains are for the most part arid wastes, sugar, aloes, tobacco and divi-divi are produced with much toil in the more fertile glens.
They are the termination of a stony plateau, containing several small oases, which southward joins the more arid and uninhabitable wastes of the Libyan Desert.
Between Kabul and Herat there is no " royal " road, the existing route passing over the frequently snowbound wastes that lie below the southern flank of the great Koh-iBaba into the upper valleys of the Hari Rud tributaries.
But we have the same phenomenon in single varieties of man, such as the American, which inhabits alike the frozen wastes of Hudson's Bay and Tierra del Fuego, and the hottest regions of the tropics, - the low equatorial valleys and the lofty plateaux of the Andes.
The rapidity with which wastes, composed entirely of sand newly washed forward by the current during floods, become converted into rich pasture is astonishing.
m., about one-half is meadow and grazing land, one-quarter under tillage, and the remainder occupied by a little woodland, some unprofitable sandy wastes, the bed of the Weser and the towns.
In the midst of barren wastes to the S.E.
Bacteria can process toxic wastes and oil spills into harmless biodegradable materials.
From our standpoint, the plant wastes all the rest of its energy on riotous living: growing roots and leaves, soaking up water, separating carbon molecules from oxygen ones.
The forests which once covered the mountains have for the most part disappeared and the slopes are now desolate wastes.
22 a plains, high plateaus, fertile bottoms and rocky wastes, and is rendered picturesque by rivers and groves.
From here it flows southwards through little-known mountain wastes.
They were attempts to arrive at a true knowledge of the relationships of animals by " royal roads "; their followers were landed in barren wastes.
It wastes in the disease known as " myxoedema," and the above product gathers in the tissues, in that disease, to such an extent as to give rise to what has been termed a " solid oedema."
They may, on the petition of a district council, transfer to themselves the powers of a district council who have refused or failed to take the necessary proceedings to assert public rights of way or protect roadside wastes.
Katla caused very serious destruction in this way by converting several cultivated districts into barren wastes.
Uncontrolled burning or burying of farm wastes is no longer permitted.
Composting is the aerobic process by which biologically degradable wastes are broken down to form a stable material containing organic matter and plant nutrients.
The EU landfill directive aims to divert wastes from landfills and will also influence the increase in the number of incinerators.
The lower rate of tax, which applies to inactive wastes disposed at landfill, remains at £ 2 per ton.
footfall areas can mean ever opening and closing doors, which wastes energy.
Waste treatment plants remove some of the most poisonous wastes from sewage, but most treated sewage still contains material harmful to the ocean.
high-level wastes held in the tanks.
Such wastes include used hypodermic syringes frequently with a needle still attached and small vessels or vials that contained medicines (drugs ).
cement kilns provide a useful outlet for some wastes.
leaky hot tap wastes enough hot water in one week to fill half a bath.
nitrogenous wastes is a natural result of all aquarium inhabitants.
nomadic tribesmen of the Northern Wastes worship animal totems, which differ between tribes.
noninvasive monitoring of water quality Wastes management.
obsolete pesticides and veterinary wastes.
Water recirculation technology provides optimal growing conditions for livestock, to prevent both disease and the discharge of wastes back to the environment.
This recycling includes various industrial wastes: recycling pallets alone saved £ 16,000 annually.
pyrolysis of plastic laminate wastes: spinning out research innovation.
pyrolysis of plastic and aluminum laminate wastes.
Furthermore, microwave induced pyrolysis has also proven to be a very useful process to treat some real plastic wastes.
This exemption does not apply to: hazardous wastes; where the works involve land reclamation.
recycle>Recycling of household wastes has been increasing during recent years to about 61% .
reprocessing wastes to the country of origin.
shredding the woody wastes as fast as they accumulate.
The remainder is made up of construction and demolition wastes, mining and agricultural wastes, sewage sludge and dredged spoils.
This applies to soft vegetables as well as tougher wastes such as cabbage stalks or twiggy material.
The Beast Gods The nomadic tribesmen of the Northern Wastes worship animal totems, which differ between tribes.
A transposition note has been prepared setting out the transposition note has been prepared setting out the transposition of the Hazardous Waste Directive and the List of Wastes Decision.
tribesmanst Gods The nomadic tribesmen of the Northern Wastes worship animal totems, which differ between tribes.
In a thousand industries the profits of to-day are wrung from the wastes or unconsidered trifles of yesterday.
Iran has acknowledged the production of uranium metal, uranyl nitrate, ammonium uranyl carbonate, UO2 pellets and uranium wastes.
vitrify92 containers of vitrified wastes are on board the Pacific Swan, which is owned by British Nuclear Fuels.
This would be the first time a submarine has been dismantled with some of the most radioactive wastes being stored at Rosyth.
Combining Wastes from Ranges of Washbasins A 50mm waste pipe is normally used to connect the waste pipes from several washbasins together.
of the Gran Chaco, covered with forests of palms and other tropical vegetation, to the sandy, saline wastes of the Puna de Atacama, almost barren of vegetation and overshadowed by permanently 1 For the geology of Argentina, see Stelzner, Beitrdge zur geologie der argentinischen Republik (Cassel and Berlin, 1885); Brackebusch, Mapa geologico del Interiore de la Republica Argentina (Gotha, 1892); Valentin, Bosquejo geologico de la Argentina (Buenos Aires, 1897) Hauthal, " Beitrage zur Geologie der argentinischen Provinz Buenos Aires," Peterm.
There are stony wastes, or alluvial fans, where mountain streams emerge upon the plains, in time of flood, bringing detritus in their torrential courses from the mountain canyons and depositing it along the mountain base.
The question at once arises, Can the simple historic faith be maintained without adding theological interpretations, those arid wastes of dogma in which the springs of faith and reverence run dry?
In July and, August the plains of New Castile and Estremadura are sunburnt wastes; the roads are several inches deep with dust; the leaves of the few trees are withered and discoloured; the atmosphere is filled with a fine dust, producing a haze known as calina, which converts the blue of the sky into a dull grey.
Prof Howard Chase presented a paper entitled Microwave pyrolysis of plastic laminate wastes: spinning out research innovation.
This is for their work on microwave-induced pyrolysis of plastic and aluminum laminate wastes.
Recycling of household wastes has been increasing during recent years to about 61 %.
A problem is likely to be the UK 's policy of returning reprocessing wastes to the country of origin.
This trade has allowed for suitable wastes to be reprocessed overseas to the benefit of the global economy and also the environment.
The proposed plant will work with wastes from the reprocessing of fuel at Dounreay.
David Bones has done a wonderful job of shredding the woody wastes as fast as they accumulate.
A transposition note has been prepared setting out the transposition of the Hazardous Waste Directive and the List of Wastes Decision.
High Level Wastes Extremely radioactive fission products in spent nuclear fuel and transuranic elements.
I have murky recollections of asphalt wastes patrolled by fierce, bulky boys smelling of penny chews and unwashed clothes.
The 192 containers of vitrified wastes are on board the Pacific Swan, which is owned by British Nuclear Fuels.
Also known as greywater, gray water consists of all wastewater other than toilet and kitchen sink and food wastes from garbage disposals.
Do your part by taking your own trash, other wastes and any you see to a nearby disposal facility.
Main types of water pollution include disease-causing agents, oxygen-demanding wastes, inorganic pollutants, nutrients, organic compounds, suspended sediment, and radioactive compounds.
Oxygen-demanding wastes are decomposed by bacteria that require oxygen to function.
The kidneys filter the blood and shuttle wastes out of the body through the urine.
While kidney cleansing or detoxification is not as well known perhaps as liver or colon cleansing, the kidneys are also an important organ for removing toxins and wastes from the body.
The palette wastes some valuable space by only fitting three color pans into its page.
Debates over whether or not playing online games wastes time are diminished when children play educational games free online.
This way, you get exactly what you want and no one wastes money buying something you will never use or wear!
Marasmus can be caused by being weaned very early and not adequately fed afterwards; if the intake of calories and protein is limited severely enough, the body wastes away.
Normally, kidneys rid the body of wastes by filtering the wastes into the bladder where they exit the body through the urine.
The kidneys remove the body's wastes from the blood.
As the condition worsens, the kidneys fail and wastes build up in the blood.
Dialysis fluid is injected into the peritoneal cavity and wastes are filtered through the peritoneum, the thin membrane that surrounds the abdominal organs.
Red blood cells-Cells that carry hemoglobin (the molecule that transports oxygen) and help remove wastes from tissues throughout the body.
Red blood cell-Cells that carry hemoglobin (the molecule that transports oxygen) and help remove wastes from tissues throughout the body.
Glomerulus-Plural, glomeruli; a network of capillaries located in the nephron of the kidney where wastes are filtered from the blood.
Removing the braids yourself wastes your money, if you paid for the style.
Doing so wastes your time, as well as that of your real estate agent and the homeowners.
Drinking plenty of fluids during pregnancy helps provide amniotic fluid for your baby and flush excess wastes from your body.
Energy Star ratings are indicators of an efficient appliance that uses less and wastes less electricity than non-Energy Star rated appliances.
Eat foods that are high in fiber and water-this encourages the body to rid itself of toxic wastes.
Its special bonds allow it to grab onto wastes and move them out of town, or in this case, your body.
This allows your heart to deliver more oxygenated blood more quickly to your body as well as remove wastes.
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