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wound Sentence Examples

  • "I did not think of his wound," Felipa admitted.

  • The men did not know of the wound.

  • But I have said they did not know you had a wound.

  • The wound opened again and the salt he threw into it drew a sharp response from her.

  • He was right, of course, but his harsh words were like salt on a raw wound.

  • The wages weren't all that great, but deducting rent, utilities and groceries from her present salary, it wound up being a good deal more.

  • Below them a creek wound sluggishly through a narrow valley.

  • In spite of the wound, he hobbled away at a brisk pace to the nearby woods at the edge of the property.

  • He'd have some explaining to do about a bullet wound.

  • But if I went elsewhere, how would I explain a gunshot wound?

  • You're looking for someone treated Saturday night or Sunday morning for a gunshot wound to the leg.

  • Mr. Thomas Morley was admitted with a gunshot wound to his leg, sustained, according to him, when he was mugged in an alley while taking a short cut to his car.

  • She looked away fast for fear of the sizzling blue gaze and dropped to her knees in front of Darian, pulling his hands from his face to see the wound.

  • The wound healed itself.

  • Dusty, remember that Bianca can heal anyone and any wound.

  • His face was bloodied, and one arm was covered in blood from his shoulder wound.

  • Blood gushed from the wound.

  • She did as he said and pressed hard on the arrow wound until the bleeding slowed.

  • She forced herself to sew the arrow wound the best she could then ran from the room, vomiting in the bathroom.

  • The wound on her arm was gone.

  • The path wound its way downward, dumping them into a draw far enough away to be safe.

  • The wound healed, leaving the drops on his thumb.

  • His dark eyes swept over her, lingering at her neck, where her wound had healed with Darkyn's power.

  • There were four units in the building that faced the waterway and walking paths that wound along the banks of the river.

  • She began to examine the wound.

  • An autopsy would surely reveal Fitzgerald's knife wound, bringing Lydia Larkin's complicity into play, and probably Dean's.

  • While the autopsy questioned the day-old curious knife wound in his backside, it was assumed he'd stupidly sat on a very sharp object.

  • No wound was there.

  • Slowly he relinquished the care of the wound to her.

  • They stayed in remote contact with someone while they worked, attaching an IV and doing something with the knife wound.

  • They visited for a little while and then Alex placed a hand over the wound.

  • Is it irritating the wound?

  • "I'm afraid it will irritate your wound," she reasoned.

  • It was the first time he had lifted her since the stabbing, and it occurred to her that he might strain his wound.

  • Maybe his wound hurt from lifting her.

  • Gabe made his way through the narrow alleys and disjointed walkways that wound like a maze through the market.

  • As promised, he did not drink long, and she felt him press another finger to the wound to seal the seepage.

  • The robed man led her into the fortress and wound his way through bright intersections, down stairs, and into a more opulent part of the building.

  • He didn't drink long, and when he was finished he touched his thumb to the wound, cauterizing it again.

  • He didn't drink long and sealed the wound after.

  • His step grew quicker, and his face brightened as they wound their way through the compound.

  • She felt him assess her before he pried her hand free and rested his there, sealing the wound.

  • Katie sat on Kris.s couch, glassy-eyed while her own wound went untreated.

  • He was almost done when the burst of coolness awoke her, and she looked down to see him smoothing the skin around her faded wound.

  • This is the least bad wound I.ve had yet.

  • The wound healed itself quickly.

  • The machete had sliced through his collarbone, and blood spurted from the wound into the courtyard.s grass.

  • "Let's just be thankful we have guests," Dean continued as he wound a string of lights into a bouquet of blinking color, unplugged it, and set it aside with a dozen others.

  • He's one of these type A personality guys who's always wound up tighter than a spring—wears whatever face suits the crowd.

  • Now, mostly bound to its banks by ice, the river looked much less menacing as it wound its way downward.

  • She had visited him in Ouray, nearly a year and a half before, while he was recuperating from a gunshot wound.

  • He wound the line around his left hand twice while playing it out with his right hand.

  • The leg wound from Shipton's flailing ice ax had been an eight-stitcher of no permanent consequence.

  • The wound closed immediately.

  • She wound the twine around her finger.

  • "Is this a laser wound?" the doctor asked, releasing the seal around Lana's wrist.

  • Brady watched him clean the wound.

  • He didn't know if she hadn't had time to fix her wound or didn't know how; the wound was on the verge of becoming infected.

  • Lana obeyed, planting one hand on the laser wound in his side.

  • His words reopened the wound she'd tried to heal too quickly.

  • The sounds of fighting grew faint and then disappeared.  The stream wound through the jungle until it reached a small waterfall that fed into a massive lake whose black surface reflected the stars and moon.  Katie slid down the hill beside the waterfall to the lake's edge, uncertain what to do.  Gabriel hadn't mentioned the stream ending or the lake.

  • Kris looked at him, anger building.  The muscular half-demon was bleeding from a wound in his chest.  His dark eyes glowed like a demon's, though his face was still that of an Immortal.

  • "Rhyn … " Kris said, gaze on the nasty wound.

  • "I only need to live 'til the end of the day," Rhyn said with an unconcerned glance on the wound.

  • "No. Go get Hannah.  If Death let you go, then Darkyn's pissed.  If Darkyn's pissed then –" "Hannah and Ully are in trouble," Rhyn finished and rose.  He looked at the wound in his chest.  It might be tough taking on the demons of Hell, but he had a promise to fulfill.

  • The late afternoon was delightful as he wound his way through the city streets north of town.

  • Some of them wound up on the table.

  • The trail wound around pine trees and over rock outcroppings.

  • It sidled up to him and wound between his legs until he picked it up.

  • The Grey God's broken nose bled for only a second before the wound healed.

  • Jenn forced herself to move, hurting more from the wound inside than all those outside.

  • Sirian and Rissa wound through the fortress before disappearing into a door guarded by two men.

  • Many warriors believed the wound that caused the scar running down the side of Vara's face occurred when he fought off his father's assassin.

  • The road wound through meadows broken up by thatches of

  • The demon rushed to heal the gouging wound in her leg from the sharp stone she'd landed on.

  • The demon within her thrashed and darted to the first wound, then the second, trying to heal both.

  • She had made a list of questions, but after asking half of them, she wound up setting them aside and letting instinct guide her.

  • Carefully, she wound the twine around the broken broom handle, tying the two ends when she started on the second spool.

  • The animal wound its way through his legs until he picked it up.

  • He didn't seem affected by the words, as if whatever wound the events caused was completely gone.

  • Jule wound his way through the crowd, smiling politely at the women who placed manicured hands on his arm to stop him.

  • At Marston Moor on the 2nd of July he commanded all the horse of the Eastern Association, with some Scottish troops; and though for a time disabled by a wound in the neck, he charged and routed Rupert's troops opposed to him, and subsequently went to the support of the Scots, who were hard pressed by the enemy, and converted what appeared at one time a defeat into a decisive victory.

  • He was, however, sentenced to be hanged on the 12th of November; but on the nth he cut his throat with a penknife, and on the 19th of November 17 9 8 he died of the wound.

  • The motor in most common use for electric cranes is the series wound, continuous current motor, which has many advantages.

  • to the piston P. The newly coated wire is passed through a long trough T, containing cold water, until it is sufficiently cold to allow it to be safely wound on a bobbin B' This operation completed, the wire is wound from the bobbin B' on to another, and at the same time carefully examined for air-holes or other flaws, all of which are eliminated.

  • The coils are wound with copper wire (covered with silk), 10 mils.

  • The magnet ' is wound to a resistance of amperes with accumulators).

  • 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.

  • 24), instead of sending the currents through the two coils of a differentially wound relay or receiving a and b are inserted, and the receiving instrument is.

  • in the ordinary methods, a differentially wound receiving instrument was used, one coil being connected with the cable Company and the various Atlantic cables, are worked duplex on method of duplexing a cable was described by Lord Muirhead's plan.

  • The electromagnet consists of two coils, each wound on a soft iron core fixed to the poles of a strong permanent horse-shoe magnet.

  • In the Korn apparatus the light from a Nernst electric lamp is concentrated to a point by means of a lens on the original picture, which is wound on a glass cylinder in the shape of a transparent photographic film.

  • The motor is usually supported on a platform at the back of the instrument, its drivingwheel being connected to the shaft of the paper roller by means of a spirally wound steel band.

  • jars or of Leyden panes immersed in oil or some form of air condenser, and the inductance coil or primary circuit of the oscillation transformer consists of a few turns of highly insulated wire wound on a frame and immersed in oil.

  • In its course it passes through a glass tube wound over with two coils of wire; one of these is an oscillation coil through which the oscillations to be detected pass, and the other is in connexion with a telephone.

  • His transmitter consists of a nearly closed oscillating circuit comprising a condenser or battery of Leyden jars, a spark gap, and the primary coil of an oscillation transformer consisting of one turn of thick wire wound on a wooden frame.

  • Over this primary is wound a secondary circuit of five to ten turns which has one end connected to the earth through a variable inductance coil and the other end to an antenna.

  • Later criticism, orthodox and heterodox, upon the English deists inclines to charge them with the conception of a divine absentee, who wound up the machine of nature and left it to run untended.

  • The sharp, broken end penetrates the skin, and into the slight wound thus formed the formic acid contained by the hair is injected.

  • A layer of cork is regularly formed in most Phanerogams across the base of the petiole before leaf fall, so as to cover the wound caused by the separation of the leaf from the stem.

  • Such healing by cork formation is accompanied by a rise of temperature: the active growth of the dividing cells is accompanied by vigorous metabolism and respiration, and a state of wound fever supervenes until the healing is completed.

  • The now well-known fact that small doses of poisonous substances may act as stimuli to living protoplasm, and that respiratory activity and growth may be accelerated by chloroform, ether and even powerful mineral poisons, such as mercuric chloride, in minimal doses, offers some explanation of these phenomena of hypertrophy, wound fever, and other responses to the presence of irritating agents.

  • Wounds.The principal phenomena resulting from a simple wound, and the response of the irritated c~lls in healing by cork and in the formation of callus, have been indicated abeve.

  • A canker is the result of repeated frustrated attempts on, the part of the callus to heal up a wound.

  • If a clean cut remains clean, the cambium and cortical tissues soon form callus over it, and in this callusregenerative tissuenew wood, &c., soon forms, and if the wound was a small one, no trace is visible after a few years.

  • Aphidesand may be easily penetrated by certain Fungi such as Peziza, Nectria; and when thus attacked, the repeated conflicts between the cambium and callus, on the one hand, trying to heal over the wound, and the insect or Fungus, on the other, destroying the new tissues as they are formed, results in irregular growths; the still uninjured cambium area goes on thickening the branch, the dead parts, of course, remain unthickened, and the portion in which the Fungus is at work may for the time being grow more rapidly.

  • Some wound in the succulent tissues has become infected by the organisms referred to, and their continued action prevents healing.

  • At certain seasons the wound bleeds, and the organismssome of which, by the bye, are remarkable and interesting formsmultiply in the nutritious sap and ferment it.

  • The log-line, after being well soaked, stretched and marked with knots, is wound uniformly on the log-reel, to which its inner end is securely fastened.

  • After a painful struggle I yielded to my fate; I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and the habits of a new life."

  • In 1853 a Hungarian named Lebenyi attempted to assassinate the emperor, and succeeded in inflicting a serious wound with a knife.

  • Coptic priests and bishops wear the ballin, a long strip of stuff ornamented From Braun's Lit with crosses &c., and wound turban-wise gische Gewandung.

  • There are a clitellum and sperm ducts which though like nephridia have a larger funnel and a less complexly wound duct.

  • He was a Free Soil candidate for Congress (1850), but was defeated; was indicted with Wendell Phillips and Theodore Parker for participation in the attempt to release the fugitive slave, Anthony Burns, in Boston (18J3); was engaged in the effort to make Kansas a free state after the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill of 1854; and during the Civil War was captain in the 51st Massachusetts Volunteers, and from November 1862 to October 1864, when he was retired because of a wound received in the preceding August, was colonel of the First South Carolina Volunteers, the first regiment recruited from former slaves for the Federal service.

  • In the interior of the grape, in the healthy blood, no such germs exist; crush the grape, wound the flesh, and expose them to the ordinary air, then changes, either fermentative or putrefactive, run their course.

  • Ptolemy himself died of the wound he had received in the battle.

  • Told off to serve in the army of Nice, he was detained by a special order of the commissioners of the Convention, Saliceti and Gasparin, who, hearing of the severe wound sustained by Dommartin, the commander of the artillery of the republican forces before Toulon, ordered Bonaparte to take his place.

  • Turner - the latter (as his publications prove) a zoologist of much promise, who in 1851 died, a victim to his own zeal for investigation, of a wound received in dissecting.

  • The wound proved mortal, and Alp Arslan expired a few hours after he received it, on the 15th of December 1072.

  • They are consecutively filled with nitroglycerin, and are lowered to the bottom of the well, one after the other, by a cord wound upon a reel, until the required number have been inserted.

  • There is reason to suppose that, when a wound is inflicted by the central stylet, it is envenomed by the fluid secreted in the posterior proboscidian region being at the same time expelled.

  • Sir Ralph Abercromby was here engaged in personal conflict with some French dragoons, and about this time received a mortal wound, though he remained on the field and in command to the end.

  • The lesser orders wear a shorter sticharion and an orarion wound round it.

  • In some districts a stout stick is substituted for the paddle, on which the rubber as it coagulates is wound cylindrically.

  • The field strength in the interior of a long uniformly wound coil containing n turns of wire and having a length of 1 centimetres is (except near the ends) H = 41rin/l.

  • In the middle part of a rod which has a length of 400 or 500 diameters the effect of the ends is insensible; but for many experiments the condition of endlessness may be best secured by giving the metal the shape of a ring of uniform section, the magnetic field being produced by an electric current through a coil of wire evenly wound round the ring.

  • The tube is wound over its whole length with two separate coils of insulated wire, the one being outside the other.

  • A primary coil of length 1, having n turns, is wound upon a cylinder made of non-conducting and non-magnetic material, and upon the middle of the primary a secondary or induction coil is closely fitted.

  • The sample may have the form of a closed ring, upon which are wound the induction coil and another coil for taking the magnetizing current; or it may consist of a long straight rod or wire which can be slipped into a magnetizing coil such as is used in magnetometric experiments, the induction coil being wound upon the middle of the wire.

  • 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.

  • The induction coil wound upon the ring is connected to the ballistic galvanometer G2 in series with a large permanent resistance R3.

  • In the same circuit is also included the induction coil E, which is used for standardizing the galvanometer; this secondary coil is represented in the diagram by three turns of wire wound over a much longer primary coil.

  • The fixed and suspended coils of the dynamometer are respectively connected in series with the magnetizing solenoid and with a secondary wound upon the specimen.

  • Induction coils are wound on the middle parts of both bars, and are connected in series.

  • If each portion of the bar has an independent magnetizing coil wound tightly upon it, we have further to take into account the force due to, the mutual action of the two magnetizing coils, which assists.

  • A little instrument, supplied by Hartmann and Braun, contains a short length of fine bismuth wire wound into a flat double spiral, half an inch or thereabouts in diameter, and attached to a long ebonite handle.

  • Upon the central neck was wound a coil consisting of one or two layers of very fine wire, which was connected with a ballistic galvanometer for measuring the induction in the iron; outside this coil, and separated from it by a small and accurately determined distance, a second coil was wound, serving to measure the induction in the iron, together with that in a small space surrounding it.

  • The metal to be tested was prepared in the form of a ring, upon which were wound primary and secondary coils of copper wire insulated with asbestos.

  • The primary coil carried the magnetizing current; the secondary, which was wound inside the other, could be connected either with a ballistic galvanometer for determining the induction, or with a Wheatstone's bridge for measuring the resistance, whence the temperature was calculated.

  • As in Hopkinson's experiments, ring magnets were employed; these were wound with primary and secondary coils of insulated platinum wire, which would bear a much higher temperature than copper without oxidation or fusion.

  • A third platinum coil, wound non-inductively between the primary and the secondary, served to carry the current by which the ring was heated; a current of 4.6 amperes, with 16 volts across the terminals, was found sufficient to maintain the ring at a temperature of 11 50° C. In the ring itself was embedded a platinum-thermometer wire, from the resistance of which the temperature was determined.

  • The scorpion, attacking the genitals of the bull, is sent by Ahriman from the lower world to defeat the purpose of the sacrifice; the dog, springing towards the wound in the bull's side, was venerated by the Persians as the companion of Mithras; the serpent is the symbol of the earth being made fertile by drinking the blood of the sacrificial bull; the raven, towards which Mithras turns his face as if for direction, is the herald of the Sun-god, whose bust is near by, and who has ordered the sacrifice; various plants near the bull, and heads of wheat springing from his tail, symbolize the result of the sacrifice; the cypress is perhaps the tree of immortality.

  • Ignacio, the church marking the spot where Ignatius de Loyola received his wound in defending the place against Andre de Foix in 1521.

  • Farewell, Fynn and the others went to the royal kraal of Chaka, and, having cured him of a wound and made him various presents, obtained a document, dated the 7th of August 1824, ceding to " F.

  • He himself received a mortal wound in the action.

  • Simple fibrous narrowing of the gateway of the stomach or of the intestine is dealt with by dividing it longitudinally and then suturing the edges of the wound transversely.

  • While the common Semite wore a short skirt, often with tassels and sometimes with an upper tunic, the more important had an elaborate scarf (extending from waist to knee) wound over the long tunic, or a longer and close-fitting variety coloured blue and red and generally adorned with rich embroidery.

  • The latter are found exceptionally upon Semitic Bedouin with an upper covering of bands wound round the body (Miller, 140).

  • The soldier's boot (caliga, from which the emperor Gaius derived his nickname, Caligula) was in reality a heavy hobnailed sandal with a number of straps wound round the ankle and lower leg.

  • On the 20th of March 1905 he shot himself in the head, dying of the wound two days later.

  • The insurrection was crushed, but in one of the final skirmishes a chance bullet struck General Crespo, who was in command of the government troops, and he died from the effects of the wound.

  • If the injury be a small incised wound through the skin and subcutaneous tissues without any septic contamination, there usually follows a minimum of reaction on the part of the tissues.

  • As the edges of the wound are brought into accurate apposition there is little or no blood lodged between them, so that an extremely narrow strip of fibrin glues the cut edges together.

  • As early as six hours after the injury the polymorpho-nuclear leucocytes are seen passing in large numbers from the dilated and congested blood vessels of the tissues at the margin of the wound into the injured zone, where they carry on an active phagocytosis.

  • By this time the skin epithelium may have grown over the wound.

  • These cells of various shapes are seen in large numbers, mainly lying in a direction parallel to the new vessels and capillaries, which all run at right angles to the wound surface.

  • III.); the two edges of the wound are thus more firmly bound together.

  • As their fibrils become more developed they gradually form fibrous laminae which are laid down first in the deeper part of the wound.

  • - Scar tissue in a healed wound.

  • So long as the epidermis of animals remains sound, disease germs may come in contact with it almost with impunity, but immediately on its being fissured, or a larger wound made through it, the underlying parts, the blood and soft tissues, are attacked by them.

  • A very remarkable instance of an acquired means of protecting a wound against parasitical invasion is to be found in granulations.

  • Medicine and surgery are but two aspects of one art; Pasteur shed light on both surgery and medicine, and when Lister, his disciple, penetrated into the secrets of wound fevers and septicaemia, he illuminated surgery and medicine alike.

  • He was conveyed to Newgate gaol, where by the kindness of Lord Clare he was visited by two of his relatives, and where he died of his wound on the 4th of June 1798.

  • At this time an attempt was made to murder Chaka; but the wound he received was cured by one of Farewell's companions, a circumstance which made the king very friendly to Europeans.

  • The wound was trifling and would probably have been cured with ease if he had been allowed to employ an English doctor whom he trusted.

  • of the drum depend on the hoisting speed desired and the depth of shaft or length of rope to be wound.

  • If, for a twocompartment shaft, a pair of drums (or a single wide drum) be keyed to the engine shaft, with the ropes wound in opposite directions, the hoisting is " in balance," that is, the cages and cars counterbalance each other, so that the engine has to raise only the useful load of mineral, plus the rope.

  • When the deposit is exhausted the company must be wound up or its operations transferred to some other locality.

  • The bullet was not extracted from Baird's wound until his release.

  • The material is supplied to the twisting machinery by an attendant, and formed into a cord of uniform thickness, twisted and wound on a drum by mechanism analogous to that used in rope-spinning.

  • The violent polemics aroused against him at this time caused a madman to attack him with a revolver, and he died from the wound, on the 17th of March 1893.

  • He served in the Seven Days, receiving a severe wound at the action of Frazier's Farm.

  • Two forms of steam distillation may be distinguished: - in one the still is simply heated by a steam coil wound inside or outside the still - this is termed heating by dry steam; in the other steam is injected into the mass within the still - this is the distillation with live steam of laboratory practice.

  • As the prisoners, clad in penitential haircloth, were led across the bridge, wanton boys thrust sharp sticks between the planks to wound their feet.

  • He harried the Limousin and laid siege to the castle of Chalus; while directing an assault he was wounded in the shoulder by a crossbow bolt, and, the wound mortifying from unskilful treatment or his own want of care, he died on the 6th of April 1199.

  • The head of the insect contains a muscular pharynx by means of which the blood from the wound inflicted by the proboscis (labium) is pumped into the alimentary canal and the so-called sucking-stomach.

  • If this cannot be done, the main artery of the limb must be exposed by dissection at the most accessible point between the wound and the heart, and there ligatured.

  • Haemorrhage has been classified as - (I) primary, occurring at the time of the injury; (2) reactionary, or within twenty-four hours of the accident, during the stage of reaction; (3) secondary, occurring at a later period and caused by faulty application of a ligature or septic condition of the wound.

  • When a special poison has entered the wound at the time of its infliction or at some subsequent date, it is necessary to provide against septic conditions of the wound itself and blood-poisoning of the general circulation.

  • The speech in which he wound up the debate on the second reading was one of the finest, if not indeed the very finest, which he ever delivered.

  • In March 1863, still troubled by his wound, he was assigned to the command of the south-west, and in May was ordered to take immediate command of all the Confederate forces in Mississippi, then threatened by Grant's movement on Vicksburg.

  • Two years later, soon after his release, his wound proved mortal.

  • The painful wound is speedily discoloured and swollen.

  • Then make a free incision into the wound.

  • Then bandage the limb downwards, progressing towards the wound; repeat this several times.

  • Direct application into the widened wound of calcium hypochlorite, i.e.

  • Vigorous cauterization with nitrate of silver, driving the stick into the widened wound, is also good, and it is a remedy which one can carry in the pocket.

  • The fangs of the bungarums are shorter than those of the cobras, and cannot penetrate so deeply into the wound.

  • Accidents are rarely caused by them, because they are extremely shy and swim away on the least alarm; but, when surprised in the submarine cavities forming their natural retreats, they will, like any other poisonous terrestrial snake, dart at the disturbing object; and, when out of the water, they attempt to bite every object near them, even turning round to wound their own bodies.

  • In March 1711, by Guiscard's attempt on his life, Harley got the wound which had been intended for St John, with all the credit.

  • His death was variously attributed to disease, the effects of lightning, or a wound received in a campaign against the Huns; but it seems more probable that he was murdered by the soldiers, who were averse from further campaigns against Persia, at the instigation of Arrius Aper, prefect of the praetorian guard.

  • On his arrival before Troy he was healed of his wound by Machaon, and 'slew Paris; shortly afterwards the city was taken.

  • Both subjects were intimately associated with the temple, for Atalanta had dedicated in it the face and tusks of the boar, which had been awarded to her as the first to wound it; and Telephus was the son of Heracles and the priestess Auge.

  • Blake's wound disabled him greatly through the remainder of the war.

  • Part was in the river fitting out under Blake, who had not fully recovered from his wound.

  • Blake was forced by his still unhealed wound to go ashore, and the sole command was left to Monk, who remained cruising on the coast of Holland.

  • A war broke out between the Calydonians and Curetes (led by Althaea's brothers) about the disposal of the head and skin, which Meleager awarded as a prize to Atalanta, who had inflicted the first wound; the brothers of Althaea lay in wait for Atalanta and robbed her of the spoils, but were slain by Meleager.

  • The wound proved a severe one, so that some six months passed before he resumed command.

  • In November, his old wound troubling him, he obtained a short leave of absence, expecting to return to his corps in the near future.

  • When the set arrives out bye, the main rope will be wound up, and the tail rope pass out from the drum to the end and back, i.e.

  • twice the length of the way; the set is returned in bye, by reversing the engine, casting loose the main, and coupling up the tail drum, so that the tail rope is wound up and the main rope paid out.

  • Moreover, the largest streams have numerous tributaries, and nearly all alike flow circuitously between steep if not vertical cliffs or in deep craggy ravines overlooked by distant hills, among which the wagon road has wound its way with difficulty.

  • His affairs were wound up in 1836, and next year he created a credit bank, which prospered as long as he lived, but failed in 1848.

  • Indignant at his faithlessness, she refused to help him, and Paris returned to Troy and died of his wound.

  • It is obtained by making incisions in the bark of the trees, and appears to be formed as the result of the wound, not to be secreted normally.

  • The dress of the women is less distinctive than that of the men, who wear a picturesque black and white costume, with knee-breeches, a brilliantly coloured sash, black hempen sandals, and a handkerchief wound round the head.

  • The Brunswick contingent now reached the field, but their duke whilst leading a charge received a mortal wound and the attack failed.

  • In the other gap are pivoted two coils wound on an iron core and connected at nearly a right angle to each other.

  • As a substantive the term is used of a surgical instrument for the exploration of a wound, cavity, &c., a probe.

  • In order to overcome the friction of the train the field-coils are wound with an auxiliary shunt coil which supplies a driving force sufficient to overcome the friction of the counting train.

  • to have his wound dressed.

  • Solemn and gay dances were frequent, and a sport called the bird-dance excited the admiration of foreigners for the skill and daring with which groups of performers dressed as birds let themselves down by ropes wound round the top of a high mast, so as to fly whirled in circles far above the ground.

  • The triangle is here an irregular one, consisting of a narrow base to which one end of the string was fixed, while the second side, forming a slightly obtuse angle with the base, consisted of a wide and slightly curved sound-board pierced with holes through which the other end of the strings passed, being either knotted or wound round pegs.

  • In 74 Cotta obtained the province of Gaul, and was granted a triumph for some victory of which we possess no details; but on the very day before its celebration an old wound broke out, and he died suddenly.

  • This measurement is applicable to the measurement of high potentials, either alternating or continuous, provided that in the case of alternating currents the high resistance employed is wound non-inductively and an electrostatic voltmeter is used.

  • (iii.) The instrument should have no temperature correction; this is a good quality of electrostatic instruments, but in all voltmeters of the electrokinetic type which are wound with copper wire an increase of one degree centigrade in the average temperature of that wire alters the resistance by 0.4%, and therefore to the same extent alters the correctness of the indications.

  • Their distinguishing habiliments are long hair wound round a small dagger and bearing a comb inserted in it, a steel bracelet and short drawers.

  • The right thing to do is to open the belly in the middle line, search for a wound in the liver and treat it by deep sutures, or by plugging it with gauze.

  • The peritoneal surfaces in the region of the liver should then be wiped clean, and the abdominal wound closed, except for the passage through it of a gauze drain.

  • If before opening the gall-bladder the surface is stitched to the deepest part of the abdominal wound, the biliary fistula left as the result of the opening of the abscess will close in due course.

  • The thread so ejected forms the silk of commerce, which as wound in the cocoon consists of filaments seriposited from two separate glands (discovered by an Italian naturalist named Filippi) containing a glutinous or resinous secretion which serves a double purpose, viz.

  • The two sets of filaments are then crossed or twisted around each other several turns as if to make one thread, after which they are separated and passed through separate guides to the reel round which they are separately wound.

  • In the doubling, which is the next process, two or more filaments are wound together side by side on the same reel, preparatory to their being twisted or thrown into one yarn.

  • Bobbins to the number of strands which are to be twisted into one are mounted in a creel on the doubling frame, and the strands are passed over smooth rods of glass or metal through a reciprocating guide to the bobbin on which they are wound.

  • The spinning or throwing which follows is done on a frame with upright spindles and flyers, the yarn as it is twisted being drawn forward through guides and wound on revolving bobbins with a reciprocating motion.

  • A silk " throwster " receives his silk in skein form, the thread of which consists of a number of silk fibres wound together to make a certain diameter or size, the separate fibre having actually been spun by the worm, and this fibre may measure anything from Soo to woo yds.

  • This is a drawing machine fitted with fallers through which the sliver is drawn, but the end from the front roller is wound on to a bobbin.

  • The product is wound on to the bobbin by means of flyer and spindle, and is known as dandied or fine roving, and is then ready for the spinning frame.

  • If a 2-fold or 3-fold yarn is needed, then two or more ends of the spun thread are wound together and afterwards conveyed to the twisting frame for the purpose of putting the needed twist in the yarn necessary for weaving or other requirements.

  • - These are taken straight from the spinning frame, wound on to a long paper tube and so delivered to the manufacturer ready to place in the loom shuttle.

  • By this desertion his self-esteem, one of his strongest passions, though curiously united with singular sincerity and humility, was doubtless hurt to the quick; but the wound inflicted was of a deeper and deadlier kind, for it confirmed him finally in his despair of the world's gradual amelioration, and established his tendency towards supernaturalism.

  • In the days of idolatry the only dress worn by the men was a narrow strip of cloth wound around the loins and passed between the legs.

  • The other six are connected to each other and to the lowest one by wire cables and pulleys in such a way that when the cable which connects the two lowest tubes is wound in by means of a winch, each of the tubes except the fixed one will rise within the next one through the same distance.

  • Now insects that possess noxious attributes, and the same is true of other animals, usually have a conspicuous warning coloration which appeals to the eyes of enemies and helps them to remember more easily the cause of an unpleasant experience, helps in fact to establish a psychical association between a particular style of coloration and a nasty taste or a painful wound.

  • In 1864 he commanded a division of the 17th Army Corps in Sherman's Atlanta campaign, and before Atlanta, on the 10th of July, he received a wound which forced him to retire from active service, and left him lame for life.

  • Baldwin died of a wound received in battle in 1119, and, having no issue, left by will the succession to his countship to Charles the Dane.

  • the removal from the branch of a ring of bark, or the application of a tight cincture, in consequence of which the growth of the fruits above the wound or the obstruction is enhanced.

  • It was a terrible wound, but fortunately not fatal.

  • The occasion may be a wound (e.g.

  • A few months later the attempt of Passanante to assassinate King Humbert at Naples (12th of December 1878) caused his downfall, in spite of the courage displayed and the severe wound received by him in protecting the king's person on that occasion.

  • The corpse was treated with natron and asphalt, and wound in a copious swathing of linen bandage, with a mask of linen and stucco on the face.

  • Netters are common, of rib bones, pointed (107); the thread was wound round them.

  • Round this core threads of glass were wound of various colors; the whole could be reset in the furnace to soften it for nsoulding the foGt or neck, or attaching handles, or dragging the surface into various patterns.

  • It was at a temple of Demeter Thesmophorus in Paros that Miltiades received the wound of which he afterwards died (Herod.

  • I slay a man for a wound, A young man for a stroke; For Cain's vengeance is sevenfold, But Lamech's seventy-fold and seven."

  • A wound received at the battle of Woeringen had affected his brain, and an insurrection against him was in 1316 headed by his son Reinald, who assumed the government under the title of "Son of the Count."

  • He was a good and successful ruler, and his death by an arrow wound, after a brilliant victory over the duke of Brabant near Baesweller (August 1371), was a loss to his country.

  • He served with distinction in the Peninsular campaign, and at Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, where he received a wound which incapacitated him up to the opening of Grant's Virginia campaign of 1864.

  • The cap or topi is not bound round the head, but is placed 1 This has been Englished by Anglo-Indians into " puggaree " or " pugree " and applied to a scarf of white cotton or silk wound round a hat or helmet as a protection against the sun.

  • When he does not wear a skull-cap his amamah is made after the arched Arab form, or is a Kashmir scarf wound round a skull-cap made of Java straw.

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