Widens sentence example
The town of Ouray rests at the boxed-in end of the narrowing Uncompahgre Valley, which spreads from the towering San Juan Mountains in roughly a northwest direction, dropping elevation as the valley gradually widens.
In the centre of the city the Via Aemilia widens out into the Piazza Garibaldi, a large square which contains the Palazzo del Governo and the Palazzo Municipale, both dating from 1627.
Below the town of Bergerac it enters the department of Gironde, where at Libourne it is joined by the Isle and widens cut, attaining at its union with the Garonne 45 m.
As the tableland runs northward it decreases both in height and width, until it narrows to a few miles only, with an elevation of scarcely 1500 ft.; under the name of the Blue Mountains the plateau widens again and increases in altitude, the chief peaks being Mount Clarence(4000 ft.), Mount Victoria (3525 ft.), and Mount Hay (3270 ft.).
The mass widens out once more in the Liverpool Range, where the highest peak, Mount Oxley, reaches 4500 ft., and farther north, in the New England Range, Ben Lomond reaches an elevation of 5000 ft.Advertisement
Just below the crown of tentacles, however, the body widens out to form a " head," termed the hydranth (a), containing a stomach-like dilatation of the digestive cavity.
But below that city it suddenly widens out, and the width gradually increases through the stretch of 350 m.
On the north is the Charles river, which widens here into a broad, originally much broader, inner harbour or back-bay.
As Lake Baikal is approached the stream of Russian immigration becomes narrower, being confined mostly to the valley of the Angara, with a string of villages up the Irkut; but it widens out again in Transbaikalia, and sends branches up the Selenga and its tributaries.
In Rio Grande do Sul, where two large lakes have been created by uplifted sand beaches, the coastal plain widens greatly, and is merged in an extensive open, rolling grassy plain, traversed by ridges of low hills (cuchillas), similar to the neighbouring republic of Uruguay.Advertisement
This ingenious operation widens the track at the expense of an unimportant fraction of its length.
After leaving the Central Provinces, the river widens out in the fertile district of Broach, with an average breadth of z m.
At Coblenz the valley widens and the river is 1200 ft.
At Toungoo it is narrow, but below Shwegyin it widens, and at Sittang it is half a mile broad.
The West Atlantic Trough lying on the western side of the Central Rise widens in the north into the North American Basin, and its, greatest depths appears to be in the Porto Rico Trench, where in 1882 Capt.Advertisement
The valley now widens out into the rich district of Hamah (Hamath-Epiphaneia), below which lie the broad meadow-lands of Ghab, containing the sites of ancient Apamea and Larissa.
As in the north-east, so in the south-west, the crystalline belt widens and gains in height; but while New England is an indivisible unit, the southern crystalline belt must be subdivided The Southinto a higher mountain belt on the north-west, 60 m.
Farther south, the mountain belt widens and attains its greatest development, a true highland district, in North Carolina, where it includes several strong mountain groups.
Every five or ten years the annual scarcity widens its area and becomes a recognized famine; every fifty or a hundred years whole provinces are involved, loss of life becomes widespread, and a great famine is recorded.
On the west the belt is narrow, but towards the east it gradually widens, and north of Lago di Garda its northern boundary is suddenly deflected to the north and the zone spreads out so as to include the whole of the Dolomite mountains of Tirol.Advertisement
Towards the north end of the island the spurs of the main chain sometimes extend towards the neighbourhood of the east coast and the eastern plain widens from north to south.
Below the junction of the Fier the hills sink on either side, the channel of the river widens, and one may say that it leaves the mountains for the plains.
The river now widens, but the neighbouring country is much exposed to inundations.
West of Berlin the Havel widens into what are called the I3avel lakes, to which the environs of Potsdam owe their charms. In general the soil of the North German plain cannot be termed fertile, the cultivation nearly everywhere requiring severe and constant labor.
In the south this is very narrow; it widens towards the north savewhere the Cameroon peak reaches to the sea.Advertisement
The harbour widens inwards in bottle form, Portsmouth lying on the east shore of the neck, with Gosport opposite to it on the west side.
On entering Mysore it passes through a narrow gorge, but presently widens to an average breadth of 300 to 4 00 yds.
On the northern side of the range which separates the upper Bukhtarma from the upper Katun is the Katun glacier, which after two ice-falls widens out to 700-900 yards.
The east coast faces the shallow North Sea, which widens from the point where it joins the Channel to 375 m.
But appearing with these thinkers as the problem of perception, epistemology widens its scope and becomes, in Kant's hands, the question of the possibility of experience in general.Advertisement
Not so drop C, for directly the summit is passed the wind necessarily widens out vertically and, having a greater space to fill, loses forward velocity.
Above this entrance it widens into an ellipse a mile long, half a mile broad and 15 ft.
The inside shape of the producer is such that the upper, less hot portion cannot get stopped, as it widens out towards the bottom; the lower, hotter portion, where the ashes are already fluxed, is contracted to a slit a, through which the air ascends.
In places, as at Lere and Bifara, it widens into lake-like dimensions.
It consists of a compressed intermolar portion with a flat upper surface, broad behind and becoming narrower in front, and of a depressed anterior part rather shorter than the former, which is narrow behind and widens towards the evenly rounded apex.Advertisement
The fact that the light widens out toward the sun leads to the inference that it entirely surrounds the sun.
It therefore widens performance between member states, which through cumulative causation grow greater.
A range of interests and needs among the user base widens the market and lessens dependence on a single group.
The central gangway widens toward the west, which is rather pleasing.
As access to the technology widens, that new commonalties will be discovered between shared interest groups separated by location and history.Advertisement
Baytree opens the door to education and widens the participation of the socially isolated and disadvantaged.
She widens the scope of her answer to compare a heroine with a hero.
During the climb, the marvelous panorama of the Valais peaks steadily widens.
Spencer widens the empirical theory of the origin of knowledge by his brilliant hypothesis of inherited organized tendencies, which has influenced all later psychology and epistemology, and tends to a kind of compromise between Hume and Kant.
The shadows of poverty and meanness gather around us, "and lo! creation widens to our view."Advertisement
T he town stretches for more than a mile along the highroad, which widens considerably opposite the church.
It then widens in scope to show how you would use primary and secondary sources in researching the history of the coal mining industry.
The child then inhales a drug that widens the air passages (a short-acting bronchodilator) and the doctor takes another measurement of the lung capacity.
Surgery is used to connect an artery and vein so that arterial blood pressure and flow rate widens the vein and decreases the chance of blood clots forming inside the vein.
This could include defects present from birth, fibroids, or a weak cervix that widens too early in pregnancy.Advertisement
An A-Line dress skims the hips and widens at the bottom.