Stumps thirty or forty years old, at least, will still be sound at the core, though the sapwood has all become vegetable mould, as appears by the scales of the thick bark forming a ring level with the earth four or five inches distant from the heart. In the case of very thick beds and mass deposits the main shaft or tunnel will preferably be located in the foot-wall. The single portal was a thick wooden door that he secured with an equally thick board that fitted across the entire opening on the outside. Puckering up his face though smiling, and showing his short strong teeth, he began with stubby fingers of both hands to ruffle up his thick tangled black hair. Wynn stood with a slender teen demoness, half of whose face was knotted with thick scars. What had appeared to be a thick, gold, hard band of about three inches in width had molded around her arm and felt no heavier than the clothing she wore. Sentence Examples. Katie touched the roots ensnaring the sleeping woman's ankle. He was in raw form: bloodied, drenched with underworld rain, disheveled, in need of a good shave. It is remarkable that the phenomena of magnetic viscosity are much more evident in a thick rod than in a thin wire, or even in a large bundle of thin wires. Sean brought her a bowl of thick beef stew, soda bread, and a Coke. The rough surface of the bark of many trees is due to the successive phellogens not arising in regular concentric zones, but forming in arcs which join with the earlier-formed arcs, and thus causing the bark to come off in flakes or thick chunks. which grow out at right angles from the main stem, and then curve upwards and continue their growth parallel to it; these stems have from twelve to twenty ribs, on which at intervals of about an inch are the buds with their thick yellow cushions, from which issue five or six large and numerous smaller spines. Jessi looked at him again, taking in the thick form and gaze so direct and piercing, it was almost hostile. "You spit fire one moment and submit the next," he said, his voice thick with need. Deidre's gaze fell to his shapely shoulder, thick bicep and roped forearm as he extended one arm high enough for Katie to walk under. 100. In medieval and modern Greek, however, this has become the unvoiced sound represented in English by th in thin, thick, pith. "I know, Dusty," he admitted in a thick voice. 2. Tongue, thick and broad, slightly nicked anteriorly. Cylinders, tanks and independent boilers should be encased in a non-conducting material such as silicate cotton, thick felt or asbestos composition. The glycols are somewhat thick liquids, of high boiling point, the pinacones only being crystalline solids; they are readily soluble in water and alcohol, but are insoluble in ether. 3. The chief peculiarities that distinguish Trematodes from their free-living allies, the Turbellaria, are the development of adhering organs for attachment to the tissues of the host; the replacement of the primitively ciliated epidermis by a thick cuticular layer and deeply sunk cells to ensure protection against the solvent action of the host; and (in one large order) a prolonged and peculiar life-history. She dug through one and withdrew a thick pad of paper and pack of pencils. She cringed at the thick forearm brushing her ear. 123. A thermometer thrust into the middle of Walden on the 6th of March, 1847, stood at 32º, or freezing point; near the shore at 33º; in the middle of Flint's Pond, the same day, at 32º; at a dozen rods from the shore, in shallow water, under ice a foot thick, at 36º. "You do taste as sweet as you look," he said, voice thick with need. The scent of pine and blooming flowers was thick in the air. thick), on Week's Island, on Belle Isle and probably beneath the intervening marshes. A sprawling castle with thick walls, an old portcullis, and torches glowing along the walls rose up before them. In the working of thick deposits the block of ground between two levels is divided into horizontal sections or floors which are worked either from above downward or from of Thick the bottom upward; in the first case the separate floors are worked by one of the caving systems; in the second, generally with the aid of filling. Her file --two inches thick --was yet more proof that the world that seemed foreign to her really wasn't. In alluvial deposits the richest ground is usually found in contact with the "bed rock"; and, when the overlying cover of gravel is very thick, or, as sometimes happens, when the older gravel is covered with a flow of basalt, regular mining by shafts and levels, as in what are known as tunnel-claims, may be required to reach the auriferous ground. Drainage finding no outlet through the thick clay, the soil of the forest region is often hidden beneath extensive marshes, and the forests themselves are often mere thickets choking marshy ground; large tracts of sand appear in the W., and the admixture of boulders with the clay in the N.W. thick, and is defended by several formidablelooking forts, which have long been dismantled, but are still in a good state of preservation. He was silent while the branches overhead hissed and rasped against one another and the cries of distant birds drifted to her. His warmth cocooned her as he gathered her in his thick arms. She cringed at the thick forearm brushing her ear. Living rhinoceroses may be arranged in three groups: (1) With a single nasal horn, and very thick skin, which is raised into strong, definitely arranged ridges or folds. thick, and about seven such bars are cast from one pot. Unable to see exactly how she was stuck, Katie used her cold fingers to fumble around the root and the woman's sneakers. They differ from all the forms already noticed in being shrubby and epiphytal in habit, and in having the branches compressed and dilated so as to resemble thick fleshy leaves, with a strong median axis and rounded woody base. His nose is not only the flattest, but also the smallest among the IndoChinese; his eyes are rarely oblique; his mouth is large and his lips thick; his teeth are blackened and his gums destroyed by the constant use of the betel-nut, the areca-nut and lime.