rhomboidal shapes. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Shapes rhomboidal, perchance rhombohedral -- who knows?. From Wordnik.com. [Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 25, 1914] Reference
The remaining tesseræ vary from one half to one-quarter inch of irregular rhomboidal form. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885] Reference
Coming toward them and drifting to an unknown des'tination was a long line of rhomboidal shapes. From Wordnik.com. [Sentenced To Prism]
For this is the most complex of all the forms of bandaging, having most of the turns of the bandage called “ascia,” and rhomboidal intervals and uncovered spaces of the skin. From Wordnik.com. [On The Articulations] Reference
Bisect it by a line drawn diagonally from the angles, and after this bisecting bring together the outlines of the figure so that it may present a rhomboidal design, reducing it by one sixth of its length and one fourth of its breadth at the (obtuse) angles. From Wordnik.com. [The Ten Books on Architecture] Reference
Lohar-ghur, and thin seams of brown lignite; with a rhomboidal cleavage. From Wordnik.com. [Himalayan Journals — Complete] Reference
It is rhomboidal in shape, with many angles, as though perspective had suddenly gone mad. From Wordnik.com. [Nights in London] Reference
These consist of rhomboidal figures placed conventionally from end to end of the building. From Wordnik.com. [The Old Franciscan Missions Of California] Reference
The mass is of a rudely rhomboidal form, and measures nearly twelve feet in the line of its largest diagonal. From Wordnik.com. [The Cruise of the Betsey or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides. With Rambles of a Geologist or, Ten Thousand Miles Over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland] Reference
The same process of fading uncovered certain curious rhomboidal bright areas in the midst of the Syrtis Major. From Wordnik.com. [Mars] Reference
None of them are yet proved to be square, oblong, ovate, octangular, or rhomboidal, but all are round, or spheroidal. From Wordnik.com. [Autobiography, sermons, addresses, and essays of Bishop L. H. Holsey, D. D.,] Reference
Ivory is a solid, white, translucent substance, distinguishable from bone by its beautiful texture of semi-transparent rhomboidal network. From Wordnik.com. [Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 421 Volume 17, New Series, January 24, 1852] Reference
On the plain, we passed several huge rhomboidal masses of rock, standing alone, and looking, at a little distance, like houses with chimneys. From Wordnik.com. [Townsend Chapter 4] Reference
This lime-water has alio the fingular pro - perty, of sfTording, when faturattd, compteffed rhomboidal cryllals, which are nothing dfe but pure lime. From Wordnik.com. [Elements of Mineralogy: By Richard Kirwan, ...] Reference
Therefore, leaving the bottom rhomboidal, they are satisfied with raising a cylindrical tube around the worm, which, like the other cells in the comb, is horizontal. From Wordnik.com. [New observations on the natural history of bees] Reference
The armadillo, with his bands and rhomboidal scales, takes refuge in the dry recesses of the rocks, or, clewing himself up, rolls over the cliff to escape his pursuer. From Wordnik.com. [The Rifle Rangers] Reference
Every disease had its peculiar demon who produced it, which demon could only be combated by the aid of the demon whose place was directly opposite to his in the rhomboidal figure. From Wordnik.com. [Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds] Reference
Crown of head abruptly and very considerably raised above the face line; ears separate, rhomboidal, the outer margin carried forward to the angle of the mouth; tragus like that in. From Wordnik.com. [Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon] Reference
As for the music, Oddsac finds the band continuing to move away from the rhomboidal Fugsian folk-rock of their early albums while eschewing the iridescent dance music of Merriweather. From Wordnik.com. [AltWeeklies.com Site Feed] Reference
The other characteristics of this family are: skull, with brain case rhomboidal, frontals much contracted; infra-orbital opening typical; limbs moderate; tail moderate, or short and hairy. From Wordnik.com. [Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon] Reference
It may poffibly belong to the particles of Iceland cryftal, «nd in a degree to thofe of rock cryftal, from the form and angles of the rhomboidal pnafies whereof thefe bodies are compofeif. From Wordnik.com. [A Journal of natural philosophy, chemistry, and the arts ..] Reference
Though, as has been said, they are very hard; yet by the means of certain fissures they contain, they may easily be divided into small pieces, either of the parallelopipedon or rhomboidal form. From Wordnik.com. [A General collection of the best and most interesting voyages and travels in all parts of the world [microform] : many of which are now first translated into English : digested on a new plan] Reference
Each paper has the picture of the new prelate, with his shepherd's crook upraised, his empty face crowned with a rhomboidal fool's cap, and enough upholstery on him to outfit a grand opera company. From Wordnik.com. [The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition] Reference
The head of Hydra, a striking and beautiful arrangement of stars, lies just below the Bee Hive, in Cancer, 6° south of Acubens in that constellation, and forms a rhomboidal figure of five stars. From Wordnik.com. [A Field Book of the Stars] Reference
(a) Horizontal resolution is expressed either as degrees latitude by longitude or as a spectral truncation (either triangular (T) or rhomboidal (R)) with a rough translation to degrees latitude and longitude. From Wordnik.com. [Global coupled atmosphere-ocean general circulation models] Reference
| | | readily fuses | jelly | | rhomboidal. From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American Supplement, No. 344, August 5, 1882] Reference
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