We are gaining speed, not winding down.
She stared at him, her insides winding into a tight ball.
The gunfight gave another burst of life before winding down.
They continued up a winding path toward the top of the lowest of the mountains.
It moved silently and quickly down the winding road through the forest.
They would all get together and wash her old car, winding up in a gleeful water fight.
Leo Africanus rightly describes its lower course as "severing by its winding channel the barren and naked soil from the green and fruitful."
The old town is composed of winding streets and culs-de-sac bordered by old houses in the Flemish style.
Its narrow, winding streets contain many houses of the 15th and 16th centuries.
The forest has never so good a setting, nor is so distinctly beautiful, as when seen from the middle of a small lake amid hills which rise from the water's edge; for the water in which it is reflected not only makes the best foreground in such a case, but, with its winding shore, the most natural and agreeable boundary to it.
Rhyn stayed in his form until they reached a narrow, winding set of stairs.
After the Turks were driven from the city in 1878, it was in many respects modernized; but something of its former character is preserved in the ancient Turkish palace, mosque and fountain, the maze of winding alleys and picturesque houses in the older quarters, and, on market days, by the medley of peasant costumes - Bulgarian, Albanian and Rumanian, as well as Servian.
Except she was suddenly hungry again, the faint, sweet scent winding through her senses.
The soldier led them up a set of stairs winding around smaller buildings and into a building apart from the rest.
It was reached by the " rood stair," a small winding stair or " vice."
The average total inductive value of these bridges to received signals is about 40 henrys, and the coil is so arranged that the arms contain three sections or blocks of winding each, two of which are joined up to strap connexions, and the a p :?; .?
From the fleches they rode still farther to the left, along a road winding through a thick, low-growing birch wood.
She scratched at the tattoo winding around her neck, furious with him.
He recognized the healer by the amount of bands winding around his arm.
She said nothing more, and they strode up the winding road to the medical facilities.
The coils of the electromagnets are differentially wound with silk-covered wire, 4 mils (= 004 inch) in diameter, to a total resistance of 400 ohms. This differential winding enables the instrument to be used for " duplex " working, but the connexions of the wires to the terminal screws are such that the relay can be used for ordinary single working.
Yully reached the turnoff for the cottage and sped as fast as she could through a winding road.
They emerged from the shadow world and stood on a narrow, winding road.
Even the stone pathway winding through the stone obelisks was either buried in dirt or missing.
As they reached the clearing, Justin stooped and retrieved the twine, winding it into a ball as they continued back toward the house.
The action of this bridge resembles the magnetic shunt in its effect on the received signals, as the direction of the winding is the same throughout its length, and thus the full inductive action is produced for curbing purposes.
Opening out of this and the other chambers, and connecting them together, are a series of low winding passages or cuniculi, just large enough for a man to creep through on all fours.
If the attraction of a central body is not the only force acting on the moving body, the orbit will deviate from the form of a conic section in a degree depending on the amount of the extraneous force; and the curve described may not be a re-entering curve at all, but one winding around so as to form an indefinite succession of spires.
The town is one of the oldest in Norway, founded in the 8th or 9th century, but the present town is modern, though narrow, winding streets and wooden houses give it an antique appearance.
He managed to get a slow-moving truck between them on a winding road and nearly lost them until the road widened near Scranton.
After the junction of the two branches the river pursues a winding course, generally south-east, for about Boo m.
The piping takes a winding or zigzag course, and by the time the outlet is reached, the water it contains has reached a high temperature.
Suppose the key to be depressed, then a current flows through one winding of the differential relay to line and through the other winding and rheostat to earth.
Below this the watershed of the Apennines is too near to the sea on that side to allow the formation of any large streams. Hence the rivers that flow in the opposite direction into the Adriatic and the Gulf of Taranto have much longer courses, though all partake of the character of mountain torrents, rushing down with great violence in winter and after storms, but dwindling in the summer into scanty streams, which hold a winding and sluggish course through the great plains of Apulia.
Winding in a south-easterly direction, it passes Eton and Windsor (434),(434), Datchet (412), Staines (36), Chertsey (32), Shepperton (30) and Sunbury (262), receiving the Coln from the left at Staines, and the Wey from the right near Shepperton.
The sample under test is prepared in the form of a ring A, upon which are wound the induction and the magnetizing coils; the latter should be wound evenly over the whole ring, though for the sake of clearness only part of the winding is indicated in the diagram.
To the sending currents, however, the bridge offers only apparent ohmic resistance due to the fact that the current entering the mid-point of the winding flows through the two halves or arms in opposite direction, and, owing to the winding being on the same iron core, the mutual inductive effect of the two arms on one another neutralizes the self-induction to the sending currents.
To the west is the old town, consisting of steep, narrow, winding streets, and presenting a decidedly oriental appearance.
Below the village the road crossed the river by a bridge and, winding down and up, rose higher and higher to the village of Valuevo visible about four miles away, where Napoleon was then stationed.
Our route scooted between Pennsylvania and Virginia for three hours until we crossed into West Virginia and traded a major highway for winding secondary roads.
She drove the winding roads from her father's manor through County Clare and south towards the Cliffs of Moher to Doolin, one of her favorite day trips.
in diameter, cut in the rock, with a double winding inclined plane, so that asses could ascend and descend to carry the water from the bottom.
The pastures are everywhere luxuriant, and the wooded heights and winding glens, in which the tangled shrubbery is here and there broken up by open glades and flat meadows of green turf, exhibit a beauty of vegetation such as is hardly to be seen in any other district of Palestine.
Winding the reins around the saddle horn, he shook out his rope and tied it to the bridle.
sending current enters an adjustable mid-point in the g coil and passes through the two halves of the winding to the ends connected to the cable and artificial line respectively.
The internal streets of the town are so winding and narrow that there is not room for a carriage to pass, and it is difficult to penetrate them even on horseback.
These direct distances may of course differ widely with the distance which it is necessary to travel between two places along a road, down a winding river or a sinuous coast-line.
The narrow winding streets and the Arab bazaars present an Oriental scene contrasting with the European aspect of the district already described.
The town has been built without the slightest regard to regularity; the streets are even more intricate and winding than those in most other Eastern towns, and with the exception of the bazaars and some open squares, the interior is little else than a labyrinth of alleys and passages.
Hitherto from Oxford its course, though greatly winding, has lain generally in a southerly direction, but it now bends eastward, and breaches the chalk hills in a narrow gap, dividing the Chilterns from the downs of Berkshire or White Horse Hills.
Lines of waiting diners regularly go out the front and back doors, winding past carving stations, where chefs slice large slabs of roast beef, the restaurant's specialty.
8) a repeating coil is placed in the cord circuit, and when two subscribers are connected together the winding connected to the line of the subscriber who is talking for the time being acts as primary, and the other, which is in the line of the listening subscriber, as secondary.
The conditions permit of the circulation of the alternating currents of low periodicity, which are used for operating the bells, but in respect of the battery the circuit is open until the subscriber lifts the receiver, when the hook switch, thus released, joins the transmitter with one winding of an induction coil in series across the circuit.
Issuing thence at its southwest extremity, the Oglio has a long and winding course through the plain before it finally reaches the Po a few miles above Borgoforte.
It is easy to distinguish the great primitive watercourses from the lateral ducts which they fed, the latter being almost without banks and merely traceable by the winding curves of the layers of alluvium in the bed, while the former are hedged in by high banks of mud, heaped up during centuries of dredging.
We can hardly any longer hesitate to recognize in this vast building, with its winding corridors and subterranean ducts, the Labyrinth of later tradition; and as a matter of fact a maze pattern recalling the conventional representation of the Labyrinth in Greek art actually formed the decoration of one of the corridors of the palace.
to the eye the contrast between the wide winding irregular passages of the sand-pit, calculated for the admission of a horse and cart, and the narrow rectilinear accurately-defined galleries of the catacomb.
"I'll really call in on the nuns," he said to the officers who watched him smilingly, and he rode off by the winding path down the hill.
It covers the sides of a long hill, its main avenue being a winding roadway leading to a small palace.
The excavations revealed a main road of surprisingly narrow dimensions winding up from the Agora to the Acropolis.
The whole site of Venice is dominated by the existence of one great main canal, the Grand Canal, which, winding through the town in the shape of the letter S, divides it into two equal parts.
A novelty in winding arrangements is the substitution of the electromotor for the steam engine, which has been effected in a few instances.
In the tail-rope system of haulage, best adapted for single track roads, there are two ropes - a main and a " tail " rope - winding on a pair of drums operated by an engine.
By winding in the main rope the loaded cars are hauled towards the engine, dragging behind them the tail-rope, which unwinds from its drum.
12) tend to equalize the varying load on the engine due to the winding and unwinding of the rope.
On starting to hoist, the rope winds from the small towards the large end of the drum, the lever arm, or radius of the coils, increasing as the weight of Winding Engine.
The Tiergarten, the beautiful west-end park with its thickets of dense undergrowth and winding lanes and lakes has lost somewhat of its sylvan character owing to building encroachments on the north side and the laying out of new rides and drives.
Henry appears to have been the first to adopt insulated or silkcovered wire for the magnetic coil; and also the first to employ what may be called the "spool" winding for the limbs of the magnet.
After the abolition of the state dispensary system in 1907 a State Dispensary Commission was created for winding up the business of the dispensary and distributing about $900,000 (of which $ioo,000 was still due) of dispensary funds.
Long narrow hallways, especially those with many doors, aren't conducive to this winding tendency.
If your hair is long, you might try braiding your hair and then winding those braids into a bun.
A simple but striking style, mixing romance and elegance, is to braid your hair in a number of micro braids and then twist them together before winding them all around the top of your head.
The museum itself is in the same building as the cable car "control center", and kids are able to view the cable winding and moving first hand.
The Miss Bikini line of swimwear began as the 1980s were winding down.
Players will immediately understand how to maneuver their characters around the winding track that is made up of candy treats.
Australian Outback: This unique open exhibit features winding paths and free-ranging red kangaroos and Bennett's wallabies that are loose to interact with strolling guests.
Vines: Imagine vines lovingly winding their tendrils up the main body of the cross, with just a blossom or two for accent.
The scenery is rural and pleasant; the course of the river winding.
To the northwest of the theatre a winding road ascends through the rock, with comparatively late tomb chambers on each side of it.
It is characteristic of London that St Paul's Cathedral (q.v.) should be closely hemmed in by houses, and its majestic west front approached obliquely by a winding thoroughfare.
A similar equalizing effect is obtained by the use of flat rope and reel, the rope winding on itself like a ribbon.
It consists of a single street, winding up a deep valley for about 3 m.
Coutances is a quiet town with winding streets and pleasant boulevards bordering it on the east; on the western slope of the hill there is a public garden.
Deep valleys winding through the barren foothills lead gradually up to the higher mountains, and as the track ascends the scenery and vegetation change their character; the trees which line the banks of the wadi are overgrown with creepers, and the running stream is dammed at frequent intervals, and led off in artificial channels to irrigate the fields on either side; the steeper parts of the road are paved with large stones, substantially built villages, with their masonry towers or da y s, crowning every height, replace the collection of *mud walls and brushwood huts of the low country; while tier above tier, terraced fields cover the hill slopes and attest the industry of the inhabitants and the fertility of their mountains.
It now takes a tortuous westerly course, and the scenery on its banks becomes more romantic. Winding down by Neckarsteinach and Neckargemund between lofty wooded heights, it sweeps beneath the Kanigsstuhl (1900 ft.), washes the walls of Heidelberg, and now quitting the valley enters the plain of the Rhine and falls into that river from the right at Mannheim.
above sea-level in a loop made by the winding of the Adige (anc. Athesis).
In many respects the resemblance between Verona and Florence is very striking; in both cases we have a strongly fortified city built in a fertile valley, on the banks of a winding river, with suburbs on higher ground, rising close above the main city.
Granite, diorite and other plutonic rocks hem in the winding upper valleys of the Kisogawa, the Saigawa (Shinano river) and many other rivers of this province, their clear water running over granite.
above sea-level on a hill commanding a splendid view, and is approached by a winding road.
The forward feed is given by a chain winding upon a drum, which hauls upon a pulley fixed to a prop about 30 yds.
The forward motion is given by a chain winding upon a crab placed in front, by which it is hauled slowly forward.
The drawing or winding of the coal from the pit bottom to the surface is one of the most important operations in coal mining, and probably the department in which winding mechanical appliances have been brought to the highest state of development.
The engines used for winding or hoisting in collieries are usually direct-acting with a pair of horizontal cylinders coupled directly to the drum shaft.
The work of the winding engine, being essentially of an intermittent character, can only be done with condensation when a central condenser keeping a constant vacuum is used, and even with this the rush of steam during winding may be a cause of disturbance.
Counterbalance chains for the winding engines are used in the collieries of the Midland districts of England.
In one of the best-known examples, the Zollern colliery in Westphalia, the Koepe system is used, the winding disk being driven by two motors of 1200 H.P. each on the same shaft.
Motion is obtained from a continuous-current generator driven by an alternating motor with a very heavy fly-wheel, a combination known as the Ilgner transformer, which runs continuously with a constant draught on the generating station, the extremely variable demand of the winding engine during the acceleration period being met by the energy stored in the fly-wheel, which runs at a very high speed.
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Nevertheless about 60 electric winding engines were at work or under construction in May 1906.
The surface arrangements of a modern deep colliery are of considerable extent and complexity, the central feature being the head gear or pit frame carrying the guide pulleys Surface which lead the winding roes from the axis of the it arrange= g P P to the drum.
Maximum speed controllers in connexion with the winding indicator, which do not allow the engine to exceed a fixed rate of speed, are also used in some cases, with recording indicators.
parallel to each other for a considerable distance, with the Tenasserim river winding between them till it turns south and flows through a narrow rocky gorge in the westernmost range to the sea.
The Housatonic, in portions placid, in others wild and rapid, winding along the deflecting barrier of the Hoosac Hills, is the most beautiful river of the state, despite the mercantile use of its water-power.
The northern Algonquin and Iroquoian tribes practised similar arts, and in the Atlantic states wove robes of animal and bird skins by cutting the latter into long strips, winding these strips on twine of hemp, and weaving them by the same processes employed in their basketry.
The walls survive, indeed, only in isolated fragments, but the narrow winding streets of the older part of the town, and the market-place surrounded by houses with high-pitched gables and roofs are very picturesque.
He utilized his father's engineers in the construction of a path or gallery winding up round the Sigiri rock.
Sebenico is built on a hill overlooking the river Kerka, which here forms a broad basin, connected by a winding channel with the Adriatic Sea, 3 m.
In the last-named region some fifteen salt-water gulfs penetrate into the very heart of the mountains, winding amid steep, cloudcapped ranges, and tall, richly-clothed cliffs overhanging their calm waters.
from Miinden, but the winding course of the river is 270 m.
(s) The two nobles, Joseph of Arimathaea and Nicodemus, bind the dead body in a winding sheet with one hundred pounds of precious spices, and place it in a new monument in a near garden, since the sabbath is at hand.
corner of the state from the N., traverses it in a winding course from N.
AVILES, or SAN NIcoLAs DE AvILEs (the Roman Flavionavia), a seaport of northern Spain, in the province of Oviedo; on the Bay of Aviles, a winding inlet of the Bay of Biscay, 24 m.
This stream enters the state near the centre of the northern boundary, pursues a winding south-easterly course, and from its intersection with the 43rd parallel of N.
It pursues a winding course in a northerly direction, and after passing the manufacturing town of Hof, flows amid well-wooded hills until it reaches the pleasant vale of Saalberg.
The Red river flows in a winding channel along the eastern boundary and empties into Lake Winnipeg in Canada, thence reaching Hudson Bay through the Nelson river.
The culminating summits of the ranges generally present the appearance of a flat, rounded swelling, and when they are crowned with glaciers, as many of them are, these shape themselves into what may be described as a mantle, a breastplate, or a flat cap, from which lappets and fringes project at intervals; nowhere do there exist any of the long, narrow, winding glacier tongues which are so characteristic of the Alps of Europe.
Absalon, with only Sweyn, bishop of Aarhus, and twelve "housecads," thereupon disembarked, passed between a double row of Wendish warriors, 6000 strong, along the narrow path winding among the morasses, to the gates of the fortress, and, proceeding to the temple of the seven-headed god Rtigievit, caused the idol to be hewn down, dragged forth and burnt.
The slope of the department is from north-east to south-west, though its longest river, the Meuse, entering it in the south-east, pursues a winding course of III m.
The old town forms a nucleus of narrow, winding streets surrounded by boulevards, beyond which lie modern quarters with regular thoroughfares and public gardens.
at the base, and rising steeply in five terraces to the height of 86 ft., showed conspicuously to the city the long processions of priests and victims winding along the terraces and up to corner flights of steps.
The river, which is unnavigable and winding at this point, forms the western boundary of the city for more than 4 m., and is spanned by three public bridges and a number of railway bridges.
It is romantically situated in the deep and winding valley of the Mosel, at the foot of a hill surrounded by a feudal castle dating from 1051, which has been restored in its former style.
When not too deep the river channels may be traced from afar across the prairie by the winding band of trees growing beside the water.
The San Antonio river (which has a winding course of 13 m.
Before the introduction of machinery applicable to the spinning of silk waste, the refuse from cocoon reeling, and also from silk winding, which is now used in producing spun silk fabrics, hosiery, &c., was nearly all destroyed as being useless, with the exception of that which could be hand-combed and spun by means of the distaff and spinning wheel, a method which is still practised by some of the peasantry in India and other Eastern countries.
The main part of the town is about a mile from the sea, with which it is connected by a winding street, ending at a quay surrounded by the fishing village of West Bay, where the railway terminates.
4 m., with a total fall of about 40 ft., and then, after passing two minor reefs, reaches the Atures rapids, where it plunges through a succession of gorges for a distance of about 6 m., winding among confused masses of granite boulders, and falling about 30 ft.
Access is gained to the harbour through a winding and dangerous passage over 2 m.
the 2nd and 3rd counting from the west - had been dismantled at an early date, and their site was traversed by a roadway winding upward towards the Cronion.
But all routes are difficult, winding between granite and limestone rocks, and abounding in narrow defiles and rugged torrent beds.
The country mainly belongs to the basins of the Danube and the Main; by far the greater portion being drained by the former river, which, entering from Swabia as a navigable stream, traverses the entire breadth of the kingdom, with a winding course of 200 m., and receives in its passage the Iller, the Lech, the Isar and the Inn from the south, and the Naab, the Altmuhl and the WBrnitz from the north.
The Main traverses the northern regions, or Upper and Lower Franconia, with a very winding course and greatly facilitates the trade of the provinces.
The picturesque winding chasm of Shanklin Chine breaches the cliffs S.
The romantic old town, with its winding streets and lanes, flanked by massive gabled houses, dates from the medieval days of Hanseatic prosperity.
12.) The buckets of blue ground were hauled up these ropes by means of horse whims, and in 1875 steam winding engines began to be employed.
For the extraction and treatment of the blue ground the De Beers Company in its great winding and washing plant employs labour-saving machinery on a gigantic scale.
The; line which, winding round an axis either to the right or to the left, passes through the points of insertion of all the leaves on the axis is termed the genetic or generating spiral; and that margin of each leaf which is towards the direction from which the spiral proceeds is the kathodic side, the other margin facing the point whither the spiral passes being the anodic side.
The slope of the river, moreover, is taken in its winding course; and if it is 4 in.
The plateau continuing to the north-east and then to the north, under the name of the Franconian Jura, is crossed by the valley of the winding AltmUhl, and extends to the Main.
Among these the Rhine valley from Bingen to Bonn, and that of the Mosel from Trier to Coblenz, are winding gorges excavated by the rivers.
wide), connected with the Caribbean Sea by a long, narrow, winding channel with rocky escarpment walls, in places less than 200 yds.
Its lanes are narrow, steep and winding; many of the houses are entered by wooden staircases; and though considerably modernized the town has a medieval air.
In the Copt and Jewish quarters the streets, as in the Arab quarters, are winding and narrow.
A winding passage leads through the ornamental doorway into the court, in the centre of which is a fountain shaded with palm-trees.
Beads were made by winding thin threads of glass on copper wires, and the greater contraction of the copper freed the bead when cold.
The central part, however, with its winding narrow streets, is redolent of its historical past, when, as one of the leading cities of the Hanseatic League, it enjoyed commercial supremacy over all the towns of Westphalia.
It nowhere rises into peaks, and only a few of its rounded summits reach 3000 ft.; the successive hills form a continuous comb; the north-west slopes are precipitous and seamed with winding gorges.
is about 10 m., its greatest breadth 6 m., its circumference, owing to the winding nature of the coast, about 37 m.
The houses of the town are better built than those of the neighbouring islands, but the streets are narrow and winding.
The bronze column with winding reliefs now at Hildesheim was the result of his study of Trajan's column, and the bronze door which he made for his own cathedral shows classical influence, especially in the composition of the drapery of the figures in the panels.
The houses are of sun-dried bricks, the streets narrow and winding and for the most part roofed over, the roofs carrying upper storeys.
Villena is a labyrinth of winding alleys, which contain some interesting examples of Moorish domestic architecture.
This point, by a line measured down the valley, but not following the winding of the river, is about 1050 m.
It flows at first eastward and then southward to Giessen, then turns south-westward and with a winding course reaches the Rhine between the towns of Oberlahnstein and Niederlahnstein.
Its gliding motion suggested the winding river.
In the south-western versant the largest river is the Kapuas, which, rising near the centre of the island, falls into the sea between Mampawa and Sukadana after a long and winding course.
The Maeander (Menderes Chai) takes its rise in a celebrated group of springs near Dineir, and after a winding course enters the broad valley, through which it "meanders" to the sea.
Screws.The figure of a screw is that of a convex or concave cylinder, with one or more helical projections, called threads, winding round it.
The town itself is a poor place with flat-roofed mud houses, narrow winding streets, and surrounded by a ruinous mud wall; but it still contains the business quarter, the government offices and the principal bazaars.
Broad regular streets replaced the narrow winding alleys.
Joseph Henry, in the United States, first suggested the construction of what were then called intensity electromagnets, by winding upon a horseshoe-shaped piece of soft iron many superimposed windings of copper wire, insulated by covering it with silk or cotton, and then sending through the coils the current from a voltaic battery.
C. Schweigger (1779-1857) with his " multiplier " made an advance upon Oersted's discovery, by winding the wire conveying the electric current many times round the pivoted magnetic needle and thus increasing the deflection; and L.
In 1860 Dr Antonio Pacinotti invented what is now called the toothed ring winding for armatures and described it in an Italian journal, but it attracted little notice until reinvented in 1870 by Gramme.
The Orontes flows winding past the city and is spanned by four bridges.
It rises in the Valdai plateau of Tver and, after a winding course of 2325 m.
The ancient origin of Staden is apparent in the narrow and winding streets, though the individual houses are not very old, owing to the ravages of frequent fires.
Cattaro occupies a narrow ledge between the Montenegrin Mountains and the Bocche di Cattaro, a winding and beautiful inlet of the Adriatic Sea.
The rocks of Crete are full of winding caves, which gave the first idea of the legendary labyrinth.
Honorii, 634) place it near Gortyna, and a set of winding passages and chambers close to that place is still pointed out as the labyrinth; these are, however, in reality ancient quarries.
from the entrance, is joined by winding passages, with spacious galleries on different levels; and, although the diameter of the area of the whole cavern is less than io m., the conbined length of all accessible avenues is supposed to be about i m.
This winding way conducts one to River Hall, beyond which lie the crystalline gardens that have been described.
The two active elements interpenetrate the two lower or more relaxed, winding through all parts of matter and so pervading the greater masses that there is no mechanical mixture, nor yet a chemical combination, since both " force " and " matter " retain their relative characters as.
NOVAYA ZEMLYA (Nova Zembla, " new land"), an Arctic land off the coast of European Russia, to which it belongs, consisting of two large islands separated by a narrow winding channel, the Matochkin Shar.
If the sinuosity is slight we have the Vibrio form; if pronounced, and the spiral winding well marked, the forms are known as Spirillum, Spirochaete, &c. These and similar terms have been applied partly to individual cells, but more often to filaments consisting of several cells; and much confusion has arisen form the difficulty of defining the terms themselves.
Northward the Tuzla is seen winding through a rich valley.
blades forked at the larger end, and separated about one-sixteenth of an inch from each other by winding cotton thread between them, the whole being also bound together by thread, and the protrusion of the points being restricted to one-twelfth of an inch, by which the depth of the incision is limited.
- in the southern part of Morris county - it pursues a winding north-easterly course, passing through a gap in the trap rock at Little Falls, and by means of a cascade and a mile of rapids descends 40 ft.
The parks and open spaces include Wellington Park, Well Park in the heart of the town (these were the gift of Sir Michael Shaw-Stewart), Whin Hill, Lyle Road - a broad drive winding over the heights towards Gourock, constructed as a "relief work" in the severe winter of 1879-1880.
ORTIGUEIRA, a seaport of north-western Spain, in the province of Corunna; on the northern slope of the Sierra de la Faladoira, on the river Nera and on the eastern shore of the Rfa de Santa Marta - a winding, rock-bound and much indented inlet of the Bay of 'Biscay, between Capes Ortegal and Vares, the northernmost headlands of the Peninsula.
Yet it fails to reach the coast, and after a winding course of about Soo m.
The landscape, with its mysterious spiry mountains and winding waters, is very Leonardesque both in this picture and in another contemporary product of the workshop, or as some think of Leonardo's hand, namely a very highly and coldly finished small "Madonna with a Pink" at Munich.
The custom of the country gradually took the shape of a simultaneous resettlement of all conditions of rural occupation about St George's day (November 24), that is after the gathering of the harvest and the practical winding up of rural work.
There is no arrangement in chains, but only scattered rounded peaks and short ridges, with winding valleys about them.
The town consists of a labyrinth of narrow, winding, dirty streets, with poor, square, flat-roofed houses, half a dozen madrasas (Mahommedan colleges), a score of mosques, and some masars (tombs of Mahommedan saints).
above the Dalles after pursuing a winding course of about 250 m.; and the Deschutes river, which rises on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains, and after flowing northward for about 320 m.
A winding stairway in the interior leads to a parapet at the top. In the square by which the monument is surrounded are also statues of George Peabody by W.
The main street is a winding thoroughfare named in different parts Thorndon Quay, Lambton Quay, Wills Street and Manners Street.
Near its mouth, the Xingu expands into an immense lake, and its waters then mingle with those of the Amazon through a labyrinth of canos (natural canals), winding in countless directions through a wooded archipelago.
The Baltic is connected with North Sea by the winding channel between the south of Scandinavia and the Cimbrian peninsula.
Waterford Harbour is a winding and well-sheltered bay formed by the estuary of the river Suir, and afterwards by the joint estuary of the Nore and Barrow.
The western country is more open, with isolated mountain-groups and winding valleys, where the Alpheus with its tributaries the Ladon and Erymanthus drains off in a complex river-system the overflow from all Arcadia.
The Tarim, which is on the whole a sluggish, shallow, winding stream, fringes the great desert of Takla-makan on the west, north and east, and, after being extensively drawn upon for irrigation purposes in the oases (Yarkand, Kashgar, Maral-bashi, Ak-su), through which it passes, it eventually dies away in the salt reed-grown lake or marsh of Lop-nor (Karakoshun).
The deep bay which here runs into the land is bounded on its southern side by the rocky island of Salamis, which was at all times an important possession to the Athenians on account of its proximity to their city; and the winding channel which separates that island from the mainland in the direction of the Peiraeus was the scene of the battle of Salamis, while on the last declivities of Mt.
A winding ascent led to the summit of the tower, where there was a chapel, containing, according to Herodotus, a couch and golden table (for the showbread), but no image.
of Agram, and, after winding for 106 m.
The Dniester, which, like the Danube, flows into the Black Sea, has its source in the Carpathians in Eastern Galicia, and pursues a very winding course towards the south-east, passing into Russia.
The St George's branch, holding a general, though winding, course to the south-east, discharges by two channels into the sea; and the Sulina branch, taking an easterly direction, emerges into the Black Sea 20 m.
or more in height, look impenetrable, but narrow winding lanes exist in them, known only to the Sayads (Arab.
Tilden; the other in the S., including Ludlow, Van Cortlandt Terrace and Park Hill (adjoining Riverdale in the borough of the Bronx), a parklike reserve with winding streets and drives.
The entrance is usually by a low door, and through a narrow winding passage which leads to the outer court, where the master has his reception room.
From this another winding passage leads to the harem, which is the principal part of the house.
The streets are of course narrow and winding; but the houses are well built of stone.
side it is connected by a winding channel, 25 m.
They shared a respect for the high-country conditions, prudent advice at any time, but even more appropriate on these winding roads, unprotected by guardrails, and bordered by sheer drop-offs that caused sweaty palms and racing heartbeats for many a first time driver.
With its winding alleys intricately laced between cool squares, stepping in to Middle Temple really is like stepping back in time.
Alternatively, head for the old town's winding alleyways, brimming with traditional bars where you can sample a taste of local life.
A natural fungus that grows on and kills Russian wheat aphid is winding its way toward commercial application.
Optimum damping on both channels is achieved by symmetrically winding the low-mass armature.
Trying to escape her tangled past, she has run away to the American backwoods, winding up at the Dreamy Pines Motor Court.
There are a couple of places to hire bicycles which are ideal for exploring the island's winding lanes.
The addition of an electric blower must not change the existing winding system or result in the loss of parts.
BWB had sold land around the last winding hole making it impossible for full sized narrow boats to turn round.
Ellen's in the wheel winding room where they wind the silk onto the small flat bobbins that fit into the lace machines.
He introduced a number of innovations, including steel borers, safety hats, safety fuse, and iron winding ropes.
buttercup flowers winding down the hill follows the route of a well used path.
Right is a winding low canyon in a wide bedding to a 10m pitch.
This time he has made a pilot's manual winding chronograph called the Flieger, limited to 50 pieces.
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The movement is the best 3 register chronograph manual winding movement made, the Valjoux 72.
clachan sound - Ocean Princess at the official 70ft winding point!
clattered up the narrow winding stairway into the gallery.
declaration of solvency in voluntary winding up 18.
downside of the job: People calling up and booking holidays and not taking me with them - are they just winding me up?
The beauty of its situation, at the mouth of a winding glen through which t. .
It replaces the winding crank and provides a comfortable grip, which facilitates handheld photography.
The islands have no rivers and are marked by winding coastlines forming numerous natural harbors.
Set down a winding farm track the cottage is a tranquil hideaway from the hubbub of modern day life.
The bead is used to make a homemade inductor by winding 2.5 turns of 0.5mm enameled copper wire through the hole in the bead.
Notice of the winding up order or appointment of the provisional liquidator should be given to the court hearing any action.
A printing machine assistant had his left hand crushed when a winding machine malfunctioned as he attempted to remove a piece of paper.
Just inside the county boundary, this delightful village is situated among rolling meadowland, wooded valleys and winding country lanes.
Esker A ridge of sediment (often winding) made up of sand and gravel deposited by glacial meltwater.
Thus participants will have opportunities to get out and about on relaxing walks through winding streets and beautiful piazzas.
Ancient villages were built on hilltops like the old pueblo of Mojacar and always featured narrow winding streets to aid defense against the marauders.
Very nice proportions and well balanced dial and case with narrow winding crown and flat square pushers.
Continue winding the jockey wheel to fully retract it into its outer case.
The original Winding Department was upstairs in the cottages overlooking the river.
The railroad line runs parallel to the river in winding loops that follow the riverbed.
safeguard the assets pending the winding up hearing.
sauntered down the winding staircase to take a look at the rest of the yacht.
It is now ready for the spinning rooms, Then onto the winding rooms and finally to weaving sheds.
spacey synths winding to a satisfying conclusion.
First you need to load an empty spool under the winding knob.
He clattered up the narrow winding stairway into the gallery.
You're winding me up man, how could Douglas play the terminator?
He also conveys the harmony and completeness of much of the existing townscape with its intricate pattern of winding alleys and hidden courtyards.
Westmorland presents continuous succession of mountain, moor, and fell, intersected by deep winding vales, traversed by numerous streams.
Firstly, the primary winding must be able to withstand the peak primary voltage across the number of turns which are utilized.
One or maybe two accommodation bridges, a winding hole, bank work and overflow spill weirs.
Winding roads snake up mountainsides to pretty whitewashed villages surrounded by spiky cacti.
winding country lanes.
Present Use: The winding house and electric winder were restored in 1992 back to working order for public display.
It is an automatic winding wristwatch, which is designed in an early aviators style.
These rivers flow into the sea through numerous winding channels, forming a delta united by canals to that of the Mekong.
By this arrangement of the coil winding, similar sections can be thrown in or out of circuit with both arms, and also so combined that any amount of inductance suitable to every class of cable may be obtained.
The bridge is provided with two adjustments: - (i) a variable " apex,' having several turns of the winding between each stud to permit of the arms being thrown slightly out of balance as a rough compensation for the differences in the cable and artificial line; and (2) an additional " fine " adjustment in one of the arms by which the small daily balance variations may be corrected.
The transmitter is placed in multiple with the primary winding of an induction coil whose secondary operates in the loop circuit, and consequently when the transmitter is spoken into, a variable E.M.F.
Wherever the relief of the land is pronounced, roads and railways are obliged to occupy the lowest ground winding along the valleys of rivers and through passes in the mountains.
Outside this again lies a projecting semicircular bastion, which commands the entrance from the exterior of the city on the E., a winding trench approached by a pair of double gateways, which are not vaulted but covered by the gradual projection of the upper courses.
The Theridiidae eject on to the insect from their spinning mamillae drops of liquid adhesive silk; the Argyopidae, steadying it with the tips of their long front legs, sweep additional strands of silk over it with the legs of the hinder pair; the Agalenidae, attaching a long thread to a point hard by, run round and round the victim in circles, gradually winding it up beyond all hope of breaking loose.
In this arrangement, a pair of locomotive engines, each having a plain winding drum fixed underneath the boiler, are placed opposite to each other at the ends of the field to be operated upon; the rope of each of the engines is attached to the plough, or other tillage implement, which is drawn to and fro betwixt them by each working in turn.
includes the first crusade, and in the course of book xxix., which contains an account of the Tatars, the author enters on what is almost contemporary history, winding up in book xxxi.
The accumulator, which is similar in principle to the thermal storage system of Druitt Halpin, is a closed vessel completely filled with water, which condenses the excess of steam during the winding period, and becoming superheated maintains the supply to the turbine when the main engine is standing.
and near the Joist meridian re-enters British territory, after receiving the waters of the Riviere des Lacs and other small streams. The Missouri river, the most important stream within the state, crosses the western boundary near the 48th parallel, and after pursuing a winding course in a general south-easterly direction, leaves the state near the centre of its southern boundary.
Later came the alluvial silting-up. Slowly, but surely, the deltas of the tributary streams advanced into the lake, floods deposited their burdens of detritus in the deeper places, the lake shallowed and shrank and in its turn yielded to the winding river of an alluvial strath, covered with peat, reeds and alders, and still liable to floods.
The South West Coast Path - winding its way around the Peninsula - provides exceptionally beautiful walks for ramblers of all ages and ability.
The winding roads and rolling hills near the Tennessee border provided ample pleasures at 40 to 50 mph.
The primary reason for such appointment is usually to safeguard the assets pending the winding up hearing.
On leaving we sauntered down the winding staircase to take a look at the rest of the yacht.
We may recall Marc Bloch 's famous simile of winding back the reel of history.
Track 15 " The Journey Home " wraps up the album - a smoothly acoustic piece with spacey synths winding to a satisfying conclusion.
There was a winding cobbled street ahead of us, and a stall selling oranges.
You 're winding me up man, how could Douglas play the Terminator?
Ignoring the initial holes in the floor, the route became a familiar winding vadose passage to the head of the pitch.
A long winding ride down a road barely there; Toward the smell of fresh bread wafting up through the air.
Yet another option is winding the insert into a diaper itself, and then placing a rubber or other impermeable cover over the cloth diaper.
The winder turns the watch throughout the day, just enough to keep it wound without over winding it, so it is kept up to date and ready to be worn whenever the owner wishes.
Manufacturers know that they are selling to a relatively small group of people who love mechanical watches and are willing to spend a little extra to save themselves the nuisance of winding and resetting those watches.
The reasoning behind this is simple: there is too much of a temptation to start using the newly-paid off accounts again, and this can result in you winding up right back where you started.
Without closing the accounts, the borrower runs the risk of winding up with even more debt than he or she had to begin with.
When people think of Tuscany, they envision sprawling vineyards: rows of vines, sculpted cypress trees, rambling stone walls, winding dirt roads, weathered farmhouses, moss covered villas, blue skies and bright sun.
Or consider using a landscape sticker, such as a winding road, beach scene or mountain landscape, as your border, even if you don't use it on all four sides of the page.
Many people enjoy viewing tall pine forests and winding trails when going out to cross country ski.
Either way, you run the risk of winding up with invitations that look much like those from everyone else.
Usually the trucks are engaged in various activities being driven along winding roads or rushing to answer a fire alarm.
Use edible paint to create a winding black staircase around the cake tiers.
A winding fondant road that travels up a topsy-turvsy cake is perfect for a graduate who is going to college or moving away from home.
The first thoughts that come to mind when thinking of celebrity homes are swimming pools, winding stairways, and gated entries.
Rarely are children's birthday events hosted in the evening, as most kids are tired and winding down for bed.
Main River: These cruises take a winding path through Central Germany.
Once the string is through the peg, begin winding it.
Now you need to begin winding the new string around the tuning peg.
Flexible track lighting: The actual track on these systems come with flexible track that can be bent into shapes like winding "S", "C" or "U" shapes.
Winding River, Southport, North Carolina - designed by Fred Couples.
It also helps to provide a gradual winding down in activity levels before sleeping times, and to make bed and nap times roughly the same each day.
Congo Bongo: A 700-foot long slide that can thrill groups of up to five riders at a time along its winding length.
Guests can leisurely float along the winding three-foot deep river on inflatable tubes.
You see a lone warrior on a horse traveling along a winding path.
As you drive to the sanitary dumping station, take the long route that includes winding roads so that the detergent and ice get sloshed around.
Even tribal tattoos have a bit of fire in them as the sharp, winding patterns flow fluidly around the body much like a flame licks at the air.
Grapevines: Similar to flower vines, a scrolling grapevine looks pretty winding up the leg with a dragonfly landing on it somewhere along the way.
Getting there requires driving up a winding road, which in the morning is likely to be covered in mist.
Apart from this its chronograph Movement, Time/Date Adjustment & Winding, Sapphire Crystal, Luminous Hands & Hour markers with Water resistant to 50m adds to its function making it desirable for every occasion.
Moreover, 50 Meters Resistant, Deployment Buckle, Self Winding Automatic Movement, Luminescent Hands & Markers, and Adjustable Strap makes your buy simply worthwhile.
Crown: The tiny nub that protrudes from the side of a watch case that allows for winding and time adjustments.
To top it all off, the Seamaster 300 M Diver Chronometer is self winding, features a date display window at 3 o'clock and is topped with a durable unidirectional bezel.
Watchmakers still needed a solution to the problem of uneven winding.
Citizen calls the Eco-Drive™ unstoppable -- perhaps this is because it is powered by light and never needs a battery, winding or any other source of power.
Prestige Automatic Watches also have self winding movements.
The power source is what allows the watch to operate, whether the watch is powered by light, a battery or by the watch owner winding a knob sticking out of the side.
It has a quartz movement, so no winding is required, and a date function so the wearer will be able to know what day of the month it is at a glance.
Unlike old fashioned watches, there is no daily watch winding required!
Most watches now come with batteries and this saves the fiddly winding up of the watch and ensures accurate time keeping.
This means that it is self winding and will wind itself throughout the day (it will not wind during periods of inactivity).
In the early 1930s, Blancpain released the revolutionary Leon Hatotes model which featured roller winding technology that enabled the movement to turn back and forth.
Atmos clocks are almost perpetual motion machines that never need winding or adjusting.
The energy this constant winding produces works with the precision craftsmanship of many friction free moving parts inside the device and allows the clock to keep accurate time for as many as 600 years under the proper conditions.
This collection makes good use of the innovative Eco-Drive technology by providing divers with a performance watch that never needs winding or batteries.
Repair a Stripped or Broken Crown (DR = 4): The crown is the wheel on the side of the watch that allows setting and winding.
For example, make a series of energizing poses for morning practice and a series of relaxing poses for winding down in the evening.
Some people like to do this flat on a table while others will stick the dowel into a piece of cardboard so it will spin, making the winding process a little faster.
Wet Wet Wet began winding down as their albums 'Picture This' (1995) and '10' (1997) didn't achieve as much success as previous albums.
Once kids are winding down for the night, host a Harry Potter marathon by showing several of the movies until everyone is asleep.
Gillian Anderson also started winding down her own appearances, and Annabeth Gish was cast as Special Agent Reyes, to cover for her.
All that changes the night Johnny is involved in a car wreck, winding up in a coma that no one expects him to ever awaken from.
In 1977, just as shooting for the original film was winding down, Hamill was in an automobile accident in which he sustained facial injuries, including a broken nose and cheek.
The gently winding trails offer hikers an idyllic setting for a day of rustic, outdoor fun.
Steadying herself against the walls of the winding
The headwaters of the rivers are for the most part mountain streams or elevated lakes; farther on their swift and winding currents - flowing sometimes between wide intervales, sometimes between rocky banks - are marked by numerous falls and fed by lakes.
The first operation of the silk throwster is winding.
The old town still preserves its Hanseatic features - high storehouses, with spacious granaries and cellars, flanking the narrow, winding streets.
Burrows are seen as winding, slightly raised gray lines along the skin.
In feng shui, positive chi flows like a river or gentle stream, in a meandering and winding manner.
Those looking for a leisurely activity can drive along winding country roads to enjoy the beauty of the mountainous landscape.
All eyes fastened involuntarily on this French column advancing against them and winding down over the uneven ground.
At the descent of the high steep hill, down which a winding road led out of the town past the cathedral on the right, where a service was being held and the bells were ringing, Pierre got out of his vehicle and proceeded on foot.
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