Water-level sentence example
The sky was given the status of something pure and clean, the earth sort of a dirty wasteland, and anything below water level or the ground considered Hellish.
The influence of wind project for laying a telegraph cable between Ireland and on water-level is most remarkable in heavy storms on the flat Newfoundland.
These islands are little else than low mud banks, barely rising above the water-level.
As the water level falls the tanks readily follow it while at work, whereas pumps must be lowered to new positions to keep within suction distance.
The water level is maintained in the evaporator until it contains a certain amount of salt.Advertisement
As the former are only active in the air while the latter are anaerobic, the activity of either agent is conditioned by variation in the water level of the bog.
Along the central ridge, the water-level lies at a great depth from the surface (228 ft.), but it rises gradually as the country declines towards the great rivers.
The centre girder may be built on the cantilevers and rolled into place or lifted from the water-level.
This serious defect of solid weirs, where the riparian lands are liable to be injured by inundations, can be slightly mitigated by keeping down the crest of the weir somewhat below the required level, and then raising the water-level at the low stage of the river by placing a row of planks along the top of the weir.
The level at which it is desired to keep the water in these ditches constitutes the unit of water measurement for the polder, and is called the polder's zomer peil (Z.P.) or summer water-level.Advertisement
The summer water-level of the pasture polders south of the former Y is about 4 to 8 ft.
Boezems, like polders, have a standard water-level which may not be exceeded, and as in the polder this level may vary in the different parts of an extended boezem.
Some boezems, again, which are less easily controlled, have a " danger water-level " at which they refuse to receive any more water from the surrounding polders.
Mortar made from pure or "fat" lime cannot withstand the action of water, and is only used for work done above water-level.
If, as often happens, the water-level sinks, the nests stand out higher.Advertisement
Such alloys are used for making the fusible plugs inserted in the furnace-crowns of steam boilers, as a safeguard in the event of the water-level being allowed to fall too low.
The existence of ancient lacustrine beaches, upheaved between the two basins by volcanic agencies or left dry by some enlargement of the San Juan outfall, and a consequent subsidence of the water-level, seems to indicate that the lakes were formerly united.
In a striking form of the experiment, the water is contained, to the depth of perhaps one inch, in a large flat dish, and the operative part of the surface is limited by a flexible hoop of thin sheet brass lying in the dish and rising above the water-level.
The average difference between high and low water level of the Salween throughout the Shan States is between 50 and 60 ft., and in some places it is as much as 90.
Consequent on the rise of the water-level several islands have been wholly and others partly submerged, among the latter Philae.Advertisement
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.
Above ground, if the water level is to be higher than the natural boundary, the same puddle walls or cores are carried up to the required level, and are supported as they rise by embankments of earth on either side.
The less permeable materials should be confined to the inner parts of the embankments; this is especially important in the case of the inner embankment in order that, when the water level falls, they may remain moist without becoming liable to slip. The inner slope should be protected from the action of waves by so-called " hand-pitching," consisting of roughlysquared stonework, bedded upon a layer of broken stone to prevent local disturbance of the embankment by action of the water between the joints of the larger stones.
When it is considered that a parting of the clay, sufficient to allow the thinnest film of water to pass, may start the formation of a vein of porous sand in the manner above explained, it will be readily seen how great must be the attention to details, in unpleasant places below ground, and below the water level of the surrounding area, if safety is to be secured.
It is only necessary, however, to provide for these exceptional discharges during very short periods, so that the rise in the water-level of the reservoir may be taken into consideration; but subject to this, provision must be made at the bye-wash for preventing such a flood, however rare, from filling the reservoir to a dangerous height.Advertisement
The tops of most of the buildings and the whole nucleus of the temple of Isis to the floor remained all the year round above the water level until the dam was raised another 26 ft.
A well borer or earth auger is used to make a hole down to water level.
As the water level rose it forced the low landers to climb higher and higher into the mountains.
Unfortunately many drips (excluding diggers of course) means water level rising so may be really major problem by next week.
The marina pontoon moorings showing the special piles that allow for a 20ft rise in water level.
Boats in the lock must be kept clear of the low-side penstock access walkway to avoid entrapment when the water level is raised.
The frames hang vertically from the bottom of the overhead bridge, and rest against a sill at the bottom when the weir is in operation, the openings between the frames being closed below the water-level by rolling-up curtains or sliding panels, which are lowered or raised by a travelling winch carried by a small foot-bridge formed by hinged brackets at the p ack of the frames, and situated a little above the highest floodlevel.
The Rockanje Lake near Brielle is remarkable for the strong salty solution which covers even the growing reeds with a 1 The datum plane, or basis of the measurement of heights, is throughout Holland, and also in some of the border districts of Germany, the Amsterdamsch Peil (A.P.), or Amsterdam water-level, and represents the average high water-level of the Y at Amsterdam at the time when it was still open to the Zuider Zee.
Can you adjust the water level to account for the size of the load?
Typically the water level is uniform and will run around the entire circumference of the tub.
The toilet, with the same water level when the bowl is full, is also a good way to see if you have hard water.
Just be careful to watch the water level of your crockpot as the heat will cause evaporation.
Global warming causes the water level in the oceans to rise, which gradually reduces land area, especially on low land islands.
As the dog drinks from the bowl, the water level in the bowl goes down which causes the water in the container to flow into the bowl to refill it.
Lake, pond or bay - A good place to have a home as long as you are above the water level.
Outside Water Level Indicator - It's easy to tell exactly how much coffee you're preparing because of the clearly marked, easy-to-read, outside water level indicator on the carafe.