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Portion

[ˈpôrSH(ə)n]

NOUN

VERB

Synonyms

part, piece, bit, section, chunk, segment, slice, fragment, wedge, lump,

"Portion" Example Sentences

1. I have noticed that a portion of Walden which in the state of water was green will often, when frozen, appear from the same point of view blue.
2. Another portion he gave to an old servant who waited upon his grandfather.
3. So he gave one portion to the king's officer who had taught him to ride.
4. The lower districts are hot and often unhealthy in the summer, while the climate of the mountainous portion of the island is less oppressive, and would be still cooler if it possessed more forest.
5. Jenn squatted to find the servants' portion of the records.
6. Constructed in 830 a fortified enceinte, called Gregoriopolis, in the eastern portion of the ancient city, and the Saracens were signally defeated here under Leo IV.
7. The mining industry in Sardinia is confined in the main to the south-western portion of the island.
8. A portion of its course, however, between Forum Traiani and the modern Abbasanta, is not so followed, and is still well preserved.
9. The rainfall in the south-west portion of the island is considerably greater than in other districts.
10. This is simply returning to the people a portion of income from land that is publicly owned.
11. Its chief tributaries on this last portion of its course are the Alz and the Salzach, and at Passau, 309 m.
12. "Thankfully," Martha interjected, "the live bee portion of the test is conducted elsewhere."
13. She removed her sombrero and mopped her forehead with the rolled up portion of her shirtsleeve.
14. It is in this south-western portion of the island, and more particularly in the group of mountains to the north of Iglesias, that the mining industry of Sardinia is carried on.
15. In the south-west portion of Sardinia the island of S.
16. The Oracle listed the complete terms, but Gabriel was only able to see the portion concerning his domain.
17. But in other cases the encrusted star settles in that portion of the revolving vortex which has a velocity equivalent to its own, and so continues to revolve in the vortex, wrapped in its own firmament.
18. He flipped backwards in the book to the portion that no longer changed.
19. Observations have usually been limited to a portion of the year, or to a few hours of the day, whilst the results from different stations differ much in details.
20. He had finished his portion of the Byrne report and the interviews he'd conducted with Byrne's friends and associates.
21. As the group pulled into the parking lot at Mountain Village, the upper portion of the ski area, Donnie began to look nervous for the first time.
22. The plateau portion of West Virginia is largely covered by hardwood forests, but along the Ohio river and its principal tributaries the valuable timber has been removed and considerable areas have been wholly cleared for farming and pasture lands.
23. I have now (March, 1892) read to Helen "The Frost Fairies," "The Rose Fairies," and a portion of "The Dew Fairies," but she is unable to throw any light on the matter.
24. Freeman attributes the southern portion of the walls to Theron (Hist.
25. If an ox were his property, and he wished to get needles and thread at the store, he thought it would be inconvenient and impossible soon to go on mortgaging some portion of the creature each time to that amount.
26. She followed her friend to a portion of the underground site converted into a massive gym and training facility.
27. Of this line belongs to Perthshire, the rest, forming the major portion, to Inverness-shire.
28. The "Mediterranean region," as a geographical unit, includes all this area; the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmora are within its submerged portion, and the climate of the whole is controlled by the oceanic influences of the Mediterranean Sea.
29. Soon after its appearance in print I was pained to learn, through the Goodson Gazette, that a portion of the story (eight or nine passages) is either a reproduction or adaptation of Miss Margaret Canby's "Frost Fairies."
30. A considerable portion of Sardinia, especially in the higher regions, is devoted to pasture.
31. The old bulls are very generally solitary for a considerable portion of the year, but return to the herds during the pairing season.
32. The two differ in certain details of dentition, and in the greater development in the former of the parachute, especially the interfemoral portion, which in the latter is almost absent.
33. The southern part of Northumbria now passed entirely into the hands of the invaders, but they allowed a certain Ecgberht to reign over the portion of the kingdom north of the Tyne.
34. So, you think Jerome Shipton cut the line so it looked like someone was trying to kill him and then used the remaining portion to loop through an anchor so he could then rappel down?
35. The material employed in all cases is the droppings of horses, which should be collected fresh, and spread out in thin layers in a dry place, a portion of the short litter being retained well moistened by horse-urine.
36. The south-eastern portion of the city has been excavated only very partially.
37. I give below a portion of Miss Canby's story, "The Rose Fairies," and also Helen's letter to Mr. Anagnos containing her "dream," so that the likenesses and differences may be studied by those interested in the subject:
38. John Van Metre, an Indian trader, penetrated into the northern portion in 1725, and Morgan ap Morgan, a Welshman, built a cabin in the present Berkeley county in 1727.
39. The mainland in the north and east is highly mountainous and forest-clad, and the lower portion is cut up into numerous islands by a network of tidal creeks.
40. A lake like this is never smoother than at such a time; and the clear portion of the air above it being, shallow and darkened by clouds, the water, full of light and reflections, becomes a lower heaven itself so much the more important.
41. The Baltimore & Ohio railway leads in trackage: it enters the state with several lines at its northern end; its main line crosses this portion of the state from east to west, striking the Ohio at Parkersburg, and one of its lines (Ohio River railway) extends nearly the length of the state from Wheeling in the north through Parkersburg to Kenova in the south.
42. Antioco, joined by a narrow isthmus and a group of bridges to the mainland, forms a good natural harbour to the south of the isthmus, the Golfo di Palmas; while the north portion of the peninsula, with the island of S.
43. Social conditions in western Virginia were entirely unlike those existing in the eastern portion of the state.
44. Imboden, with s000 Confederates, overran a considerable portion of the state.
45. In 1906 Virginia entered suit in the U.S. Supreme Court to compel West Virginia to assume a portion of the debt.
46. It was one of those afternoons which seem indefinitely long before one, in which many events may happen, a large portion of our natural life, though it was already half spent when I started.
47. In March 1885 when the RussoAfghan Boundary Commission should have been engaged in settling the boundary-line, this portion of it was in dispute between the Afghans and the Russians.
48. Between this point and the time when equity became settled as a portion of the legal system, having fixed principles of its own, various views of its nature seem to have prevailed.
49. The northern portion of it consists of a lofty ridge with two summits, the westernmost of which is occupied by the modern town (985 ft.), while the easternmost, which is slightly higher, bears the name of Rock of Athena, owing to its identification in modern days with the acropolis of Acragas as described by Polybius, who places upon it the temple of Zeus Atabyrius (the erection of which was attributed to the half mythical Phalaris) and that of Athena.'
50. A portion of old Balvenie Castle, a ruin, is considered to be of Pictish origin, but most of it is in the Scots Baronial.
51. In the south-western portion of the island are several private railways belonging to various mining companies, of which the lines from Monteponi to Portoscuso, and from S.
52. A bronze tablet discovered in 1866 near the village of Esterzili is inscribed with a decree of the time of Otho with regard to the boundaries of three tribes, the Gallienses, Patulienses and Campani, who inhabited the eastern portion of the island.
53. Many milestones belonging to the road from Carales to Olbia have been found, but all but one of them (which was seen at Valentia) belong to the portion of the road within 12 m.
54. The French held Cleves from 1757 to 1762 and in 1 795 the part of the duchy on the left bank of the Rhine was ceded to France; the remaining portion suffered a similar fate in 1805.
55. Any portion of the underground rhizome when broken off is capable of producing a new plant; hence the difficulty of eradicating them when once established.
56. Structural famine exists when enough food is technically on hand or able to be imported, but some portion of the population is economically separated from it.
57. This is that portion, also, where in the spring, the ice being warmed by the heat of the sun reflected from the bottom, and also transmitted through the earth, melts first and forms a narrow canal about the still frozen middle.
58. Among the most important trees of this area are the white and chestnut oaks, the black walnut, the yellow poplar, and the cherry, the southern portion of the state containing the largest reserve supply.
59. As national income increases in a given country, the size of government as a portion of gross national product (GNP) rises and the range of services people expect the government to offer rises.
60. It was the natural yearning of that portion, any portion of our most primitive ancestor which still survived in us.
61. The latter ceded its portion to Baden in 1810.
62. 18, in the Heteronemertines the lateral stems, while entirely uniform all through the posterior portion of the body, no longer individually exist in the oesophageal region, but here dissolve themselves into a network of vascular spaces surrounding this portion of the digestive tract.
63. He may have compiled the preface, but the main portion of this volume is probably the work of his grandson, the historian Khwandamir (1475-1534), to whom also a part of the appendix must be ascribed.
64. White, on the other hand, accept Dorpfeld's identification, but believe that only the western portion of the temple or opisthodomos was rebuilt after the Persian War.
65. Of Corsica, from which it is separated by the Strait of Bonifacio, which is some 50 fathoms deep. The harbour of Golfo degli Aranci, in the north-eastern portion of the island, is 138 m.
66. Unwilling to face him, she turned on the audio portion.
67. "It still just looks like jumble of letters and numbers," Dean said as he read the first portion.
68. Dean filled in to his lieutenant the details of the Norfolk trip, leaving out what he felt wasn't police business—a surprisingly large portion.
69. By this time, Ivan had entered upon the second and evil portion of his reign.
70. Alexander left the conquered portion of India east of the Indus to be governed under Porus, Omphis of Taxila, and Abisares, the country west of the Indus under Macedonian governors, and set out to explore the great river The g ?
71. A considerable portion of the Turkish population emigrated in 1881; a further exodus took place in 1898.
72. MYAUNGMYA, a district in the Irrawaddy division of lower Burma, formed in 1893 out of a portion of Bassein district, and reconstituted in 1903.
73. A portion of the Mirdite region, the Mat district, the neighbourhood of Dibra, Jakova and Ipek and other localities have never been s.
74. North-eastern Albania forms part of the Turkish vilayet of Kossovo; the northern highlands are included in the vilayet of Shkodra (Scutari), the eastern portion of central Albania belongs to the vilayet of Monastir, and the southern districts are comprised in the vilayet of Iannina.
75. The highland region of northern Albania is divided into two portions by the lower course of the Drin; the mountains of the northern portion, the Bieska Malziis, extend in a confused and broken series of ridges from Scutari to the valleys of the Ibar and White Drin; they comprise the rocky group of the Prokletia, or Accursed Mountains, with their numerous ramifications, including Mount Velechik, inhabited by the Kastrat and Shkrel tribes, Bukovik by the Hot, Golesh by the Klement, Skulsen (7533 ft.), Baba Vrkh (about 7306 ft.), Maranay near Scutari, and the Bastrik range to the east.
76. The Bulgarians conquered the southern portion of the country and Epirus as far as Khimara; under their powerful tsar Simeon (893-927), who defeated the Servians, they established their rule on the Adriatic littoral, except at Durazzo, which remained Byzantine, and colonized these regions in great numbers.
77. The northern portion of the "kingdom of Albania," including Durazzo and Kroia, was ruled by the family of Thopia (1359-1392) and afterwards by that of Kastriota, to which Scanderbeg belonged; the southern portion with Berat, by the Musaki (1368-1476).
78. A portion of Basil's new city was surrounded with strong walls and turned into a fortress by Justinian; and within the walls, rebuilt in the 13th and 16th centuries, lies the greater part of Kaisarieh, altitude 3500 ft.
79. In temperate latitudes the climate is generally such as to necessitate in dwellings during a great portion of the year a temperature warmer than that out of doors.
80. The lime deposit or " fur " is a poor conductor of heat, and it is therefore most detrimental to the efficiency of the system to allow the interior of the boiler or any other portion to become furred up. Further, if not removed, the fur will in a short time bring about a fracture in the boiler.
81. "In no portion of the empire," it has been said, "does the British flag now fly over a divided Presbyterianism, except in the British Isles themselves."
82. ARABIAN SEA (anc. Mare Erythraeum), the name applied to the portion of the Indian Ocean bounded E.
83. A portion of one of the expeditions he despatched, under Juan de Ayolas, pushing up the Paraguay, is said to have reached the south-east districts of Peru, but while returning laden with booty, was attacked by the Payagua Indians, and every man perished.
84. The other portion, which had stayed behind as a reserve under Domingos Irala, had better fortunes.
85. No sooner had President Juarez Celman come into power towards the close of 1886, than the respectable portion of the community began to feel alarmed at the methods practised by the new president in his conduct of public affairs.
86. Uriburu was neither a politician nor a statesman, but had spent the greater portion of his life abroad in the diplomatic service.
87. In the southern and most elevated portion of the range there are several summits exceeding 5500 ft.
88. Their culminating points in French territory, the Ballon dAlsace and the Hdhneck in the southern portion of the chain, reach 4100 ft.
89. The small independent river, the Var, drains that portion of the Alps which fringes the Mediterranean.
90. The state railways served a large portion of western France, their chief lines being from Nantes via La Rochelle to Bordeaux, and from Bordeauxvia Saintes, Niort and Saumur to Chartres.
91. Bocchus concluded a treaty with the Romans, and a portion of Numidia was added to his kingdom.
92. The black horns, which are ringed in their basal portion, are comparatively short and not unlike those of the Asiatic serows in general characters, being subcylindrical, and curving slightly backwards.
93. The portion of the lachrymal duct communicating with the cavity of the nose has, on the other hand, been abnormally developed, apparently for the purpose of cleansing that chamber from particles of sand which may obtain an entrance while the animal is burrowing.
94. He then allotted the reconstruction of wall and gates to different parties of workmen, and his narrative describes the portion of wall upon which each of these was employed.'
95. The soil, chiefly alluvial, though in some places arenaceous, is generally fertile and well cultivated, but a great portion is covered with forests, interspersed with lakes.
96. In this way he has gone over a great portion of the field of physics, and in many cases has either said the last word for the time being, or else started new and fruitful developments.
97. His treatise on numerical divisions, weights and measures (Distributio) is extant, with the exception of the concluding portion.
98. Along the portion of the south shore of the Gulf of Carpentaria which belongs to Queensland and the east coast, many large rivers discharge their waters, amongst them the Norman, Flinders, Leichhardt, Albert and Gregory on the southern shore, and the Batavia, Archer, Coleman, Mitchell, Staaten and Gilbert on the eastern shore.
99. Of rain throughout the year, and a considerable portion of this region has less than 5 in.
100. This is due in part to the different physical conditions there prevailing and in part to the invasion of the north-eastern portion of the continent by a number of plants characteristically Melanesian.
101. The excess of the 1 The statistical portion of this article includes Tasmania, which is a member of the Australian Commonwealth.
102. At first wheat was cultivated solely in the coastal country, but experience has shown that the staple cereal can be most successfully grown over almost any portion of the arable lands within the 20 to 40 in.
103. Although the timbers of commercial value are confined practically to the eastern and a portion of the western coastal belt and a few inland tracts of Australia, they constitute an important national asset.
104. In New South Wales chromium is found in the northern portion of the state, in the Clarence and Tamworth districts and also near Gundagai.
105. Why should a Papuan type be found in what was certainly once a portion of the Australian continent?
106. A military station having been fixed by the British government at Port Victoria, on the coast of Arnheim Land, for the protection of shipwrecked mariners on the north coast, it was thought desirable to find an overland route between this settlement and Moreton Bay, in what then was the northern portion of New South Wales, now called Queensland.
107. Broad, believed to encircle a large portion of the inland country, with drainage at one end by a marsh into Spencer Gulf.
108. Bank, embracing a portion of the district called N.
109. The strip of coast from the mouth of the Scheldt to that of the Ems remained, however, in the hands of the free Frisians (q.v.), in alliance with whom against the Franks were the Saxons, who, pressing forward from the east, had occupied a portion of the districts known later as Gelderland, Overyssel and Drente.
110. In the triple partition of the Carolingian empire at Verdun in 843, the central portion was assigned to the emperor Lothaire, separating the kingdoms of East Francia (the later The duchy Germany) from West Francia (the later France).
111. This middle kingdom formed a long strip stretching across Europe from the North Sea to Naples, and embraced the whole of the later Netherlands with the exception of the portion on the left bank of the Scheldt, which river was made the boundary of West Francia.
112. It has large coal mines, which form the south-western portion of the extensive Upper Silesian coal fields, the largest Austrian deposit.
113. The Malay Land), a lozenge-shaped strip of land projecting into the China Sea, and forming the most southerly portion of the continent of Asia.
114. Politically and anthropologically, however, this upper portion must be regarded as a continuation of the kingdom of Siam rather than as a section of Malaya.
115. The Malays formerly suffered severely from smallpox epidemics, but in the portion of the peninsula under British rule vaccination has been introduced, and the ravages of the disease no longer assume serious dimensions.
116. Johor is the only Malay state in the southern portion of the peninsula, the whole of which is within the British sphere, which has been suffered to remain under native rule.
117. Vermont is a portion of the plateau-like New England upland, broken by mountain ranges, individual mountains and high hills, rising above the general upland surface, and by deep narrow valleys, cut below that surface.
118. portion are numerous islands which are attractive resorts during the summer season.
119. The revenues for educational purposes are derived mainly from a state tax of 8 on the general list, from local taxes, and from the interest on the permanent school fund, which (including the money paid to Vermont by the United States government when a portion of the treasury surplus was distributed among the states in 1837) amounted in 1908 to $1,120,218.
120. A large portion was occupied by the Guarii, the ancestors of the MacGuires or Maguires, a name still common in the district.
121. Long known as the ruins of Santi Quaranta, and probably an emporium (according to Meomartini, the portion preserved is only a fraction of the whole, which once measured 1791 ft.
122. They had apparently been used as the foundation of a portion of the city wall, reconstructed in A.D.
123. A bitter principle to which the name of quercin has been applied by Gerber, its discoverer, has also been detected in the acorn of the common oak; the nutritive portion seems chiefly a form of starch.
124. The cups are the most valuable portion of the valonia, abounding in tannic acid; immature acorns are sometimes exported under the name of "camatina."
125. Their descendants are known as the senior and junior branches of the family, and since 1841 each has ruled his 'own portion as a separate state, though the lands belonging to each are so intimately entangled, that even in Dewas, the capital town, the two sides of the main street are under different administrations and have different arrangements for water supply and lighting.
126. By the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine with Henry Plantagenet, the countship passed under the suzerainty of the kings of England, but at the same time it was divided, William VII., called the Young (1145-1168), having been despoiled of a portion of his domain by his uncle William VIII.,called the Old,who was supported by Henry II.
127. It is most elevated in its southern portion, Mt Dabo having a height of 3133 ft.
128. The ratio of the portion of the energy of a system which can under given conditions be converted into mechanical work to the whole amount of energy operated upon may be called the "availability" of the energy.
129. By continuing this process every unit of mass which enters B will carry with it more energy than each unit which leaves B, and hence the temperature of the gas in B will be raised and that of the gas in A lowered, while no heat is lost and no energy expended; so that by the application of intelligence alone a portion of gas of uniform pressure and temperature may be sifted into two parts, in which both the temperature and the pressure are different, and from which, therefore, work can be obtained at the expense of heat.
130. This bride-price was usually handed over by her father to the bride on her marriage, and so came back into the bridegroom's possession, along with her dowry, which was her portion as a daughter.
131. Whilst it is being paid out the portion between the surface of the water and the bottom of the sea lies along a straight line, the component of the weight at right angles to its length being supported by the frictional resistance to sinking in the water.
132. A noticeable feature in the modern A B C indicator, as well as in all modern forms of telegraph instruments, is the adoption of " induced " magnets in the moving portion of the apparatus.
133. Had been paid out, there was a break, and all the efforts made to pick up the lost portion proved unavailing.
134. Encouraged by this success, he even made the further suggestion that the remaining metallic portion of the circuit might perhaps some day be abolished and a system of wireless telegraphy established.'
135. Under these circumstances a small portion of the current from the battery is shunted through the galvanometer circuit, and can be used to make electric signals.
136. 1 A portion of this article is taken by permission from R.
137. The microphonic portion of the transmitter is contained in a thin cylindrical box or case of brass A, the inner curved surface of which is covered with an insulating layer of paper.
138. Each subscriber's circuit on this system terminates upon the incoming portion of a selector switch, called a first selector, and is multipled upon the outgoing portions of a number of similar switches called connector switches.
139. By means of his first selector the circuit of a calling subscriber is connected to the outgoing end of a junction whose other end terminates upon the incoming portion of a second selector in the thousand group to which the wanted subscriber belongs.
140. Other species the glands are confined to the lower portion of the cavity surface, while the upper part bear a smooth waxy secretion on which it is impossible, or at any rate extremely difficult, for insects to secure a foothold.
141. The portion of the Mediterranean commonly termed the Tyrrhenian Sea forms its limit on the W.
142. The northern portion, measured from the Alps at the Monte Viso to the mouth of the Po, has a breadth of about 270 m., while the maximum breadth, from the Rocca Chiardonnet near Susa to a peak in the valley of the Isonzo, is 354 m.
143. But the peninsula of Italy, which forms the the largest portion of the country, nowhere exceeds 150 m.
144. By far the larger portion of Northern Italy is occupied by the basin of the Po, which comprises the whole of the broad plain extending from the foot of the Apennines to that of the Alps, together with the valleys and slopes on both sides of it.
145. The space thus included was known in ancient times as Venetia, a name applied in the middle ages to the well-known city; the eastern portion of it became known in the middle ages as the Frioul or Friuli.
146. This constitution of the great mass of the central Apennines has in all ages exercised an important influence upon the character of this portion of Italy, which may be considered as divided by nature into two great regions, a cold and barren upland country, bordered on both sides by rich and fertile tracts, enjoying a warm but temperate climate.
147. Tevere) may be considered as furnishing the key to the geography of all this portion of Italy west of the Apennines.
148. The whole of this portion of Central Italy is a hilly country, much broken and cut up by the torrents from the mountains, but fertile, especially in fruit-trees, olives and vines; and it has been, both in ancient and modern times, a populous district, containing many small towns though no great cities.
149. From the neighborhood of Padua to Este, and separated from the lower offshoots of the Alps by a portion of the wide plain of Padua.
150. Southern Italy indeed has in general a very different climate from the northern portion of the kingdom; and, though large tracts are still occupied by rugged mountains of sufficient elevation to retain the snow for a considerable part of the year, the districts adjoining the sea enjoy a climate similar to that of Greece and the southern provinces of Spain.
151. The population of the town itself is distinguished from that of its commune, which often includes a considerable portion of the surrounding country.
152. At harvest-time the produce is placed in the barns of the lessor, who first deducts 25% as premium, then 16% for battiteria (the difference between corn before and after winnowing), then deducts a proportion for rent and subsidies, so that the portion retained by the actual tiller of the soil is extremely meagre.
153. 1), the name of Italy was first still more limited, being applied only to the southern portion of the Bruttium peninsula (now known as Calabria).
154. The eighth region, termed Gallia Cispadana, comprised the southern portion of Cisalpine Gaul, and was bounded on the north (as its name implied) by the river Padus or P0, from above Placentia to its mouth.
155. By the consolidation of Apulia, Calabria and Sicily into a powerful kingdom, by checking the growth of the maritime republics and by recognizing the over-lordship of the papal see, the house of Hauteville influenced the destinies of Italy with more effect than any of the princes who had previously dealt with any portion of the peninsula.
156. She was the last heiress of the great house of Canossa, whose fiefs stretched from Mantua across Lombardy, passed the Apennines, included the Tuscan plains, and embraced a portion of the duchy of Spoleto.
157. These, in their turn, forced the nobles to leave their castles, and to reside for at least a portion of each year within the walls.
158. Charles of Austria, now emperor, took Milan, Mantua, Naples and Sardinia for his portion of the Italian spoil.
159. This portion of the law, designed to reassure foreign Catholics, met with little opposition; but the second portion, regulating the relations between state and church in Italy, was sharply criticized by deputies who, like Sella, recognized the ideal of a free church in a free state to be an impracticable dream.
160. This process of transformation was not exclusively the work of Depretis, but had been initiated as early as 1873, when a portion of the Right under Minghetti had, by joining the Left, overturned the Lanza-Sella cabinet.
161. The treaty, signed at Tjccialli on the 2nd of May 1899, arranged for regular intercourse between Italy and Abyssinia and conceded to Italy a portion.
162. Italy, for her part, could not go back upon the achievements of the Risorgimento by restoring Rome or any portion of Italian territory to the pope.
163. Here he came into contact with the Magyar refugees, who had great hopes of the high-born, high-gifted youth who was also a fellow sufferer, a large portion of his immense estates having been confiscated by the emperor.
164. This portion of the ethical theory does curious service in Kant's doctrine of religion.
165. But this strong assertion is greatly qualified when Kant recurs to what he considers the least discredited portion of our theoretical knowledge.
166. portion of Asia and its outlying islands, representatives of which are also still to be found in the Malay Peninsula and the Philippines.
167. - Stauridium productum, portion of the colony magnified; p, polyp; rh, hydrorhiza.
168. - Portion;of the body-wall of Hydra, showing ectoderm cells above, separated by " structureless lamella " from three flagellate endoderm cells below.
169. - Portion of colony of Bougainvillea fruticosa (Anthomedusae-Gymnoblastea) more magnified.
170. The proximal portion forms the retractor muscles of themanubrium, or proboscis, well developed, for example, in Geryonia.
171. The medial portion forms radiating tracts of fibres, the so-called " bell-muscles " running underneath, and parallel to, the radial canals; when greatly developed, as in Tiaridae, they form ridges, so-called mesenteries, projecting into the sub-umbral cavity.
172. The uppermost is a purely muscular cell from the sub-umbrella; the two lower are epidermo-muscular cells from the base of a tentacle; the upstanding nucleated portion forms part of the epidermal mosaic on the free surface of the body.
173. There is, however, no evidence whatever for this, the gonads of Hydra being purely ectodermal structures, while all medusoid gono phores have an endodermal portion.
174. (2) Autotomy, sometimes termed transverse fission, is the name given to a process of unequal fission in which a portion of the body separates off with subsequent regeneration.
175. 43, A); in this the mouth is formed distally as a perforation (B); next the sides of the tube so formed bulge out laterally near the attachment to form the umbrella, while the distal undilated portion of the tube represents the manubrium (C); the umbrella now grows out into a number of lobes or lappets, and the tentacles and tentaculocysts grow out, the former in a notch between two lappets, the latter on the apex of each lappet (D, E); finally, the velum arises as a growth of the ectoderm alone, the whole bud shapes itself, so to speak, and the little medusa is separated off by rupture of the thin stalk connecting it with the parent (F).
176. The body, representing the hydranth of an ordinary hydroid, has the aboral portion modified into a float, from which hangs down a proboscis bearing the mouth.
177. The hydroid genus Lafoea is remarkable for producing gonothecae on the hydrorhiza, each containing a blastostyle which bears a single gonophore; this portion of the colony was formerly regarded as an independent parasitic hydroid, and was named Coppinia.
178. (From Moseley.) irregular coenosarcal canals, the coenosteum may contain, in its superficial portion, chambers or ampullae, in which the reproductive zoids (medusae or gonophores) are budded from the coenosarc.
179. - Portion of cyclosystem is covered by a cap or operthe corallum of A stylus culum.
180. - Portion of the calcareous corallum of Millepora nodosa, showing the cyclical arrangement of the pores occupied by the " persons " or hydranths.
181. The cormus is always differentiated into two parts; an upper portion termed the nectosome, in which the appendages are locomotor or hydrostatic in function, that is to say, serve for swimming or floating; and a lower portion termed the siphosome, bearing appendages which are nutritive, reproductive or simply protective in function.
182. From the broader portion of the planula an outgrowth arises which becomes the first tentacle of the cormus.
183. The planula develops, on the whole, in a similar manner, but the ectodermal invagination arises, not at the pole of the planula, but on the side of its broader portion, and gives rise, not to a pneumatophore, but to a nectocalyx, the primary swimming bell or protocodon (" Fallschirm ") which is later thrown off and replaced by secondary swimming bells, metacodons, budded from the coenosarc.
184. Some authors prefer, on the other hand, to regard every appendage as a separate individual, or at least as a portion of an individual, of which other portions have been lost or obliterated.
185. He became principal of the government college at Lahore in 1864, and there originated the term "Dardistan" for a portion of the mountains on the north-west frontier, which was subsequently recognized to be a purely artificial distinction.
186. At Forum Appii it entered the Pomptine Marshes; that this portion (19 m.
187. The remains of the road in this first portion are particularly striking.
188. The portion of the road from Rome to Beneventum is described by Sir R.
189. Though it must have lost much of its importance through the construction of the Via Traiana, the last portion from Tarentum to Brundusium was restored by Constantine about A.D.
190. The governing synod now sits at St Petersburg, but appoints delegated commissions, with a portion of its jurisdiction, in Moscow and Georgia.
191. During a large portion of his life he followed the profession of an apothecary.
192. The south-eastern portion of the province consists of high fen resting on diluvial sand.
193. The administration of the act was entrusted to the pharmaceutical society, and the duty of prosecuting unauthorized practitioners has been performed by the society ever since, without any pecuniary assistance from the state, although the legal expenses involved in prosecution amount to a considerable portion of its income.
194. The fact that a voluntary society with limited funds must contest the illegal decisions of local councils, without government support, seems likely to render this portion of the act of 1908 a dead letter.
195. By Haute-Marne; it was formed in 1790 from Basse-Champagne, and a small portion of Burgundy.
196. Thallophyta are the most lowly organized plants and include a great variety of forms, the vegetative portion of which consists of a single cell or a number of cells forming a more or less branched thallus.
197. The fertilized egg-cell (oospore) forms a filamentous structure, the proernbryo, from a restricted basal portion of which one or more embryos develop, one only as a rule reaching maturity.
198. The stem in this family falls into two divisions, an underground portion bearing rhizoids and scales, the rhizome, and a leafy aerial stem forming its direct upward continuation.
199. As the aerial stem is traced down into the underground rhizome portion, these three mantles die out almost entirelythe central hydrom strand forming the bulk of the cylinder and its elements becoming mixed with thick-walled stereids; at the same time this central hydromstereom strand becomes three-lobed, with deep furrows between the lobes in which the few remaining leptoids run, separated from the central mass by a few starchy cells, the remains of the amylom sheath.
200. To this type of steIn having a ground-tissue pith, whether with or without internal phloem, is given the name siphonostele to distinguish it from the solid haplostele characteristic of the root, the first-formed portion of the stem, and in the more primitive Pteridophytes, of the whole of the axis.
201. The first formed portion of the stern in all species of Selaginella which have been investigated possesses an exarch haplostele.
202. The protoxylem of each is a leaftrace, while the metaxylem consisting of a right and a left portion forms a quite distinct cauline system.
203. IfA portion of a lactici- stematic cells, the walls separating the lerous coenocyte dissected out s cells breaking down, so that a network ihe leaf of a Euphorbia (Xi20).
204. B, A small portion highly magnified.
205. Instead of regarding these as only ministering to the construction of the bulky portions, the living protoplasts take the first place as the essential portion of the tree, and all the other features are important mainly as ministering to their individual well-being and to their multiplication.
206. 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.
207. Cold Temperate and Frigid Districts.In the coldest portion of the north temperate zone, forests of dwarfed trees occur, and these occasionally spread into the Arctic region itself (Schimper, 1904: 685).
208. HaberIandt has shown that in plant cells, when any new formation of membrane is to take place in a given spot, the nucleus is found in its immediate vicinity; and Klebs found that only that portion of the protoplasm of a cell which contains the nucleus is capable of forming a cell-wall; whilst Townsend has further shown that if the non-nucleated mass is connected by strands of protoplasm to the nucleated mass, either of the same cell or of a neighboring cell, it retains the power of forming a cell-membrane.
209. Broadly speaking, the American portion of the sub-region consists of an Atlantic and Pacific forest area and an intervening non-forest one, partly occupied by the Rocky Mountains, partly by intervening plains.
210. The vegetation of the subregion is rich in shrubs: myrtle, bay, Cistus, Pistacia, A rbz;tus, heaths in its western portion, and the ground-palm (Chamaerops).
211. His monumental Vergleichende Geographie, which was to have made the whole world its theme, died out in a wilderness of detail in twenty-one volumes before it had covered more of the earth's surface than Asia and a portion of Africa.
212. The actual position of sea-level lies so near the summit of the crust-heap that the varied relief of the upper portion leads to the formation of a complicated coast- The con- line and a great number of detached portions of land.
213. M., the principal portion being along the east side of the Scioto in the midst of an extensive plain.
214. A portion of his correspondence on this subject was published by his son as The Founders of Canterbury (Christchurch, 1868).
215. The older portion, the capella in palatio, an octagonal building surmounted by a dome, was designed on the model of San Vitale at Ravenna by Udo of Metz, was begun under Charlemagne's auspices in 796 and consecrated by Pope Leo III.
216. The Gothic choir, forming the more modern portion of the cathedral, was added during the latter half of the 14th and the beginning of the 15th century, and contains the tomb of the emperor Otto III.
217. The peninsula portion of Falmouth was incorporated as a distinct town in 1786 and was named Portland.
218. In 1886 a large central portion of the city, about 200 acres, was destroyed by a fire resulting from a Fourth of July celebration.
219. The os articulare bears on its inner side the inner mandibular process which serves for the insertion of part of the digastric muscle or opener of the mouth; another portion of this muscle is attached to the os angulare, which frequently forms a FIG.
220. (3) Pelvic, all those which are fused with the iliac portion of the pelvis, generally a considerable number.
221. Then follows the rib-bearing portion and then the processus lateralis posterior; this also is the product of ribs, consequently the right and left processes together are equivalent to the xiphoid process or xiphisternum of the mammals.
222. Its upper end forms the acrocoracoid process, against the inner surface of which leans the proximal portion of the clavicle.
223. The clavicles, when united, as usual, form the furcula; mostly the distal median portion is drawn out into a hypocleidium of various shape.
224. The ventral portion of the neck is formed by the strong crista inferior, on the median side of which is the deep fosses subtrochanterica by which air sacs enter the humerus.
225. The ventral inner margin of the preacetabular portion of the ilium is attached to the pre-sacral vertebrae, whilst the inner and dorsal margin of the postacetabular portion is attached to the primary sacral and the postsacral vertebrae.
226. The pubis consists of a short anterior portion (spina pubica or pectineai process, homologous with the prepubic process of Dinosaurs) and the long and slender pubis proper (equivalent to the processus lateralis pubis of most reptiles).
227. The shaft of the pubis runs parallel with that of the ischium, with which it is connected by a short ligamentous or bony bridge; this cuts off from the long incisura pubo-ischiadica a proximal portion, the foramen obturatum, for the passage of the obturator nerve.
228. The pectineal process is variable; it may grow entirely from the pubis, or both pubis and ilium partake of its formation, or lastly its pubic portion may be lost and the process is entirely formed by the ilium.
229. Of the metatarsals the fifth occurs as an embryonic vestige near the joint; the first is reduced to its distal portion, and is, with the hallux, shoved on to the inner and posterior side of the foot, at least in the majority of birds.
230. Here, alone, at the distal portion of the tendon, occur muscular fibres, but these are unstriped, belonging to the category of cutaneous muscles.
231. We have here the interesting fact that a muscle (portion of the triceps humeri of the reptiles) has been reduced to a tendon, which in a secondary way has become connected with cutaneous muscles, which, when strongly developed, represent its belly.
232. B, Iliac portion of caud-ilio-femoralis.
233. Y, " Accessory " portion of the same.
234. The iliac portion of the caud-ilio-femoralis; A B X and B X Y are less common; A X and X Y are rare and occur only in smaller groups, as in subfamilies or genera; B X occurs only in Podiceps.
235. The forebrain forms the bulk of the whole brain, but the large size of the hemispheres is due to the greater development of the basal and lateral portions (pedunculi cerebri and corpora striata), while the pallium (the portion external to the lateral ventricles) is thin, and restricted to the median side of each hemisphere.
236. The latter is, in comparison with mammals, represented by its middle portion only, the vermis; in a sagittal section it shows an extremely well developed arbor vitae, produced by the transverse, repeated folding of the whole organ.
237. The Crural Plexus is divided into a crural, ischiadic and pubic portion.
238. The ischiadic portion consists generally of five or six nerves, which leave the pelvis as one thick system through the ilio-ischiadic foramen.
239. The last nerve which contributes to the ischiadic plexus leaves the spinal column in most birds either between the two primary sacral vertebrae, or just below the hindmost of them, and sends a branch to the pubic portion which is composed of post-ischiadic nerves, partly imbedded in the kidneys, and innervates the ventral muscles between the tail and pubis, together with those of the cloaca and copulatory organs.
240. Another cartilage or ossification, the posterior sclerotic ring, occurs within the walls of the posterior portion of the cup, and surrounds, especially in the Pici and in the Passeres, the entrance of the optic nerve.
241. St.) is directed downwards and tapers out into a thin, partly cartilaginous, strand, which originally extended to the inner corner of the articular portion of the mandible, but on its long way comes to grief, being squeezed in between the pterygoid and quadrate.
242. In cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae), and especially in Sula, where the nasal slits become completely closed up, and the greater portion of the nasal cavity is also abolished, being restricted to the olfactory region with its unusually wide choanae.
243. The right ventricle occupies the ventral portion of the heart.
244. The lungs are small and occupy only the dorsal portion of the thoracic cavity.
245. The lower portion of the trachea consists of thin membranes, about half a dozen of the rings being very thin or deficient.
246. Their numbers vary from one pair to seven, and they are inserted either upon the middle portion of the bronchial semi-rings (Mesomyodi), or upon the ends of these semi-rings where these pass into the inner tympaniform membrane (Acromyodi).
247. The keel is pushed back to the distal third of the sternum, whilst the original anterior margin of the keel is correspondingly elongated,and the furcula fused with the rostral portion.
248. The upper, wide opening of the duct is attached by elastic, peritoneal lamellae to the hinder margin of the left lung; the middle portion of the duct is glandular and thick-walled, for the deposition of the albumen; it is connected by a short, constricted " isthmus " (where the shell-membrane is formed) with a dilated " uterus " in which the egg receives its calcareous shell and eventual pigmentation.
249. The New Zealand Subregion, considered by Professors Newton and Huxley and various other zoogeographers as deserving the rank of a region, is, and to all appearance has long been, more isolated than any other portion of the globe.
250. Of families we find twenty-three, or maybe more, absolutely restricted thereto, besides at least eight which, being peculiar to the New World, extend their range into the Nearctic region, but are there so feebly developed that their origin may be safely ascribed to the southern portion of America.
251. E Here, as over so large a portion of the Australian region, we find birds constituting the supreme class - the scarcity of mammals being accounted for in some measure as a normal effect of insularity.
252. Though Japan is far removed from western Europe, and though a few generic forms and still fewer families inhabit the one without also frequenting the other, yet there is a most astonishing similarity in a large portion of their respective birds.
253. So large a portion of the Ethiopian subregion lies between the tropics that no surprise need be expressed at the richness of its fauna relatively to that of the last two subregions we have considered.
254. Subdivision of the continental portion is beset with great difficulties, and none of the numerous attempts have proved long-lived.
255. Although this was a noble alliance, it is probable that the lady had no great portion.
256. The mountainous region is occupied by the southern portion of the Jura, which is divided into parallel chains running north and south and decreasing in height from east to west.
257. West of the Ain, with the exception of the district covered by the Revermont, the westernmost chain of the Jura, the country is flat, consisting in the north of the south portion of the Bresse, in the south of the marshy Dombes.
258. In a few weeks he collected thousands of so-called Kuruczok (a corruption of Cruciati), consisting for the most part of small yeomen, peasants, wandering students, friars and parish priests, the humblest and most oppressed portion of the community, to whom alone a crusade against the Turk could have the slightest attraction.
259. Ungava includes much of the lower portion of Labrador, with a rim of recent marine deposits along its western coast, but the interior has the usual character of low rocky hills of Archean rocks, especially granite and gneiss, with a long band of little disturbed iron-bearing rocks, resembling the Animikie, or Upper Huronian of the Lake Superior region, near its eastern side.
260. - Stinging Hair of Urtica dioica, with a portion of the epidermis, and, to the right, a small bristle (X60).
261. The portion nearest the log-ship is known as the "stray line"; its length varies from ro to 20 fathoms, but should be sufficient to ensure that the log-ship shall be outside the disturbing element of the ship's wake.
262. When the log-line is quickly nipped, the knots counted, and the intermediate portion estimated.
263. The common monoclinic variety is obtained by allowing a crust to form over molten sulphur by partially cooling it, and then breaking the crust and pouring off the still liquid portion, whereupon the interior of the vessel will be found coated with long needles of this variety.
264. Gorchakov hoped to utilize the complications in such a way as to recover, without war, the portion of Bessarabia ceded by the treaty of Paris, but he soon lost control of events, and the Slavophil agitation produced the Russo-Turkish campaign of 1877-7 8.
265. He had the satisfaction of seeing the lost portion of Bessarabia restored to his country by the Berlin treaty, but at the cost of greater sacrifices than he anticipated.
266. The greater portion, however, of the numerous bands which visit the British Islands in autumn and winter doubtless come from the Continent - perhaps even from far to the eastward, since its range stretches across Asia to Japan, in which country it is as favourite a cage-bird as with us.
267. Owing probably to political difficulties and to the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, the building was never completed according to the original plans; but the portion that was built was among the chief glories of Athens, and afforded a model to many subsequent imitators.
268. The verse shows great facility of metrical composition, but a considerable portion of it is transferred from the tragedies of Seneca.
269. To the north of Heng-chow Fu detached groups of higher mountains than are found in the southern portion of the province are met with.
270. M., and it is navigable only in its lowest portion.
271. The whole of the south-eastern portion of the province is one vast coal-field, extending over an area of 21,700 sq.
272. - Portion of a pinna FIG.
273. By the Sudan administration this region has been divided into mudirias (provinces), one, including the central portion, retaining the name of Sennar.
274. Some beetles emit a bright light from a portion of their bodies, which leads to the recognition of mate or comrade by sight.
275. Fabre states that the mother-insect carefully arranges the food-supply so that the most nutritious and easily digested portion is nearest the egg, to form the first meal of the young larva.
276. And in its upper portion is connected by a canal with the upper Kama.
277. The Onega, which flows into Onega Bay, has rapids; but timber is floated down in spring, and fishing and some navigation are carried on in the lower portion.
278. Russia from a remote antiquity, but now navigable only in its lower portion, and the Embach, navigated by steamers to Dorpat (Yuryev).
279. Light boats and rafts are floated at all points, and steamers ply on its lower portion; its estuary has important fisheries.
280. The forest region, and especially its coniferous portion, though it has lost some of its representatives within historic times, still possesses an abundant fauna.
281. The first portion of the Manchurian railway, built by Russian engineers, with Chinese labour, was finished in 1902.
282. portion of the Russian railway system was further completed by the opening in 1906 of a line from St Petersburg via Vologda to Vyatka, intersecting the MoscowArchangel line at Vologda.
283. In return for these services Bismarck helped Russia to recover a portion of what she had lost by the Crimean War, for it was thanks to his connivance and diplomatic support that she was able in 1871 to denounce with impunity the clauses of the treaty of Paris which limited Russian armament in the Black Sea.
284. In Finland the population is composed of Finnish-speaking and Swedish-speaking Protestants; the Baltic provinces are inhabited by German-speaking, Lettspeaking and Esth-speaking Lutherans; the inhabitants of the south-western provinces are chiefly Polish-speaking Roman Catholics and Yiddish-speaking Jews; in the Crimea and on the Middle Volga there are a considerable number of Tatarspeaking Mahommedans; and in the Caucasus there is a conglomeration of races and languages such as is to be found on no other portion of the earth's surface.
285. Subsequently, by obtaining from the Tsungli-Yaman a long lease of Port Arthur and Talienwan and a concession to unite those ports with the Trans-Siberian by a branch line, she tightened her hold on that portion of the Chinese empire and prepared to complete the work of aggression by so-called " spontaneous infiltration."
286. portion, overlooking the sea, which was the acropolis, is surrounded by fine walls of masonry of rectangular blocks of stone, which show traces of the reconstruction of 408 B.C. It is traversed by two main streets, running N.
287. portion of the acropolis, which contains several temples, has been excavated: in the rest private houses seem to predominate.
288. His rails were wedge-shaped in section, much wider at the top than at the bottom, with the intermediate portion or web thinner still, and he recommended that they should be made 18 ft.
289. The directors having offered a prize of £500 for the best engine, trials were held on a finished portion of the line at Rainhill in October 1829, and three engines took part - the Rocket of George and Robert Stephenson, the Novelty of John Braithwaite and John Ericsson, and the Sanspareil of Timothy Hackworth.
290. The Regulation of Railways Act of 1871 extends the provisions of the above act to the opening of " any additional line of railway, deviation line, station, junction or crossing on the level " which forms a portion of or is connected with a passenger railway, and which has been constructed subsequently to the inspection of it.
291. The ruling gradient of a section of railway is the steepest incline in that section, and is so called because it governs or rules the maximum load that can be placed behind an engine working over that portion of line.
292. The curves on railways are either simple, when they consist of a portion of the circumference of a single circle, or compound, when they are made up of portions of the circumference of two or more circles of different radius.
293. In the Langen mono-rail the cars are hung from a single overhead rail; a line on this system works between Barmen and Elberfeld, about 9 m., the cars for a portion of the distance being suspended over the river Wupper.
294. Whatever the pattern adopted for the roof, a sufficient portion of it must be glazed to admit light, and it should be so designed that the ironwork can be easily inspected and painted and the glass readily cleaned.
295. The circles A'A', which are struck with 2-inch radius, define the first portion of the knuckle.
296. On straight lines, radiating from the business centre or point of maximum congestion of travel to the outer limits of the city; and, while not attempting to serve all the population through the agency of the line, make an effort to serve a portion in the best possible manner - that is, with direct transit.
297. The most difficult portion of the road, 41 m.
298. It should be mentioned that the act provided that the Treasury might advance a portion of the money required for a line in cases where the council of any county, borough or district had agreed to do the same, and might also make a special advance in aid of a light railway which was certified by the Board of Agriculture to be beneficial to agriculture in any cultivated district, or by the Board of Trade to furnish a means of communication between a fishing-harbour and a market in a district where it would not be constructed without special assistance from the s' ate.
299. No biological generalization rests on a wider series of observations, or has been subjected to a more critical scrutiny than that every living organism has come into existence from a living portion or portions of a pre-existing organism.
300. Just as the German reaper leaves the last ears of corn as an offering to Wodan, so the Australian black offers a portion of a find of honey; in New South Wales a pebble is said to have been offered or a number of spears, in Queensland the skin removed in forming the body-scars.
301. In the latter either some material object, not necessarily animate, is deprived of a portion of its sanctity and made fit for human use, or the sacrificer himself loses a portion of his sanctity or impurity.
302. Where the victim is an animal specially associated with a god (the most conspicuous case is perhaps that of the corn spirit), it may be granted that the god is eaten; but precisely in these cases there is no custom of giving a portion of the victim to the god.
303. The remains were dismembered and carried to the fields, excepting the portion offered to the earth goddess, which was buried.
304. The northern portion is hilly, and is crossed by a rugged range, the Wickham Heights, running east and west, and rising in some places to a height of nearly 2000 ft.
305. Lafone, a wealthy cattle and hide merchant on the river Plate, obtained from government a grant of the southern portion of the island, a peninsula 600,000 acres in extent, and possession of all the wild cattle on the island for a period of six years, for a payment of £10,000 down, and £20,000 in ten years from January 1, 1852.
306. PYRENE, C16H10, a hydrocarbon found together with chrysene in the last portion of the coal tar distillate, and also in "Stupp" fat.
307. He occupied a portion of his leisure in writing a book, entitled This Country of Ours (1897), treating of the organization and administration of the government of the United States, and a collection of essays by him was published posthumously, in 1901, under the title Views of an Ex-President.
308. On the other hand Valdemar, by prudent diplomacy, contrived to retain the greater portion of Danish Esthonia (compact of Stensby, 1238).
309. It is probable that he was the author of the greater portion of the Compendious Book of Psalms and Spiritual Songs which contains a large number of hymns from the German.
310. The situation, however, was found to be so complicated and embarrassing that, early in 1900, the so-called Berlin treaty was abrogated, Great Britain withdrew her claims to any portion of the islands and received compensation from Germany by concessions in other parts of the world, and the United States withdrew from all the islands W.
311. And the latter portion of Ps.
312. In northern countries the fur is longer and thicker, and the animal generally larger and more powerful than in the southern portion of its range.
313. Under the Kin dynasty the walls extended to the south-west of the Tatar portion of the present city, and the foundations of the northern ramparts of the Khan-balik of Kublai Khan are still to be traced at a distance of about 2 m.
314. Those of the Tatar portion, which is the oldest part of the city, are 50 ft.
315. Turning southwards we come again to the Forbidden City, the central portion of which forms the imperial palace, where, in halls which for the magnificence of their proportions and barbaric splendour are probably not to be surpassed anywhere, the Son of Heaven holds his court.
316. In the south-eastern portion of the Tatar city used to stand the observatory, which was built by order of Kublai Khan in 1296.
317. With a portion of this sum he obtained release from the last six months of his apprenticeship, and with the rest he purchased a glass-polishing machine.
318. The five years and a half which intervened between his return from this tour, in June 1765, and the death of his father, in November 1770, seem to have formed the portion of his life which " he passed with the least enjoyment and remembered with the least satisfaction."
319. It seems to be certain that the portion usually attributed to Septchenes was, in part at least, the work of his distinguished pupil, Louis XVI.
320. Between this ridge and the valley of the Colorado river lies all that portion of the Great Basin included within the state.
321. With the exception of the alkali flats, no portion of the desert is devoid of vegetation, even in the driest seasons.
322. By far the greater portion of these metals came from the southern part of the state.
323. (of Washington) and the western portion was called Nevada.
324. The cathedral, originally erected in the 12th century, was reconstructed in the 15th and 16th; the façade shows traces of both periods, the Renaissance work being complete only in the lower portion.
325. There still remains close to the first-named street and fronting the Corso Garibaldi a high wall built of square Roman bricks, with pillars and arched recesses in the upper portion, which goes by the name of Palazzo di Teodorico.
326. It flows at first through rather monotonous country, but the latter portion of its course, from the village of Altenahr, over which tower the ruins of the castle of Ahr, or Are (10th century), is full of romantic beauty.
327. He graduated at Harvard in 1863, continuing to study languages and philosophy with zeal; spent two years in the Harvard law school, and opened an office in Boston; but soon devoted the greater portion of his time to writing for periodicals.
328. This gigantic nebulous mass, of which the sun was only the central and somewhat more condensed portion, is supposed to have a movement of rotation on its axis.
329. The inner portion will still continue to contract, the same process will be repeated, and thus a second ring will be formed.
330. A portion of it, containing an elaborate survey of astronomy as known to the Arabs, was translated into Latin in 1342 at the request of Clement VI.
331. Lavas dip in all directions from the central crystalline core, pointing to the conclusion that the main portion of the mountain represents a single volcanic mass.
332. The portion of Carniola belonging to the Karst region presents a great number of caves, subterranean streams, funnels and similar phenomena.
333. Attached to it is the great hall, capable of accommodating l000 men, with an open roof of fine dark oak, the only remaining portion of the castle that was erected by Archibald Douglas, earl of Moray, in 1450.
334. The portion of this district abutting upon the Mediterranean may be divided into two main parts: - Syria (from the Taurus to Hermon) and Palestine (southward to the desert bordering upon Egypt).
335. The patriarchal narratives themselves belong to the popular stock of tradition of which only a portion has been preserved.
336. These troubles, we learn, had affected all Solomon's reign, and even Hiram appears to have acquired a portion of Galilee.
337. In the western portion rises the massive range of the White Mountains (Aspra Vouna), directly overhanging the southern coast with spurs projecting towards the W.
338. A great portion of the central plain of Monofatsi, the principal grain-producing district, is lying fallow owing to the exodus of the Moslem peasantry.
339. Owing to the existence of a strong Mussulman minority among its inhabitants, the warlike character of the natives, and the mountainous configuration of the country, which enabled a portion of the Christian population to maintain itself in a state of partial independence, the island has constantly been the scene of prolonged and sanguinary struggles in which the numerical superiority of the Christians was counterbalanced by the aid rendered to the Moslems by the Ottoman troops.
340. In the eastern portion of the island were Praesus in the interior, and Itanus on the coast, facing the east, while Hierapytna on the south coast was the only place of importance on the side facing Africa, and on this account rose under the Romans to be one of the principal cities of the island.
341. That province was the only portion of Christendom which still adhered to the Jewish usage, and Victor demanded that all should adopt the usage prevailing at Rome.
342. The principal rivers are: the Mississippi on the western border, and its tributaries, the Yazoo and the Big Black; the Pearl and Pascagoula, which drain much of the southern portion of the state and flow into the Gulf; and the Tombigbee, which drains most of the north-eastern portion.
343. Throughout the southern portion sand is a large ingredient, and to the northward there is more or less lime.
344. Orchard trees and grape-vines are widely distributed throughout the state, but with the exception of peaches their yield is greater in the northern portion.
345. portion produce only a general undulating surface but to the westward become higher and steeper until the country assumes a bold and rugged aspect.
346. In the swamps are the bald cypress, the white cedar and the live oak, usually draped in southern long moss; south of Cape Fear river are palmettos, magnolias, prickly ash, the American olive and mock orange; along streams in the Coastal Plain Region are the sour gum, the sweet bay and several species of oak; but the tree that is most predominant throughout the upland portion of this region is the long-leaf or southern pine.
347. The species of fauna that are at all characteristic of this part of the United States are found in the Piedmont Plateau Region and the western portion of the Coastal Plain Region.
348. In the eastern portion of the Coastal Plain Region are the cotton rat, rice-field rat, marsh rabbit, big-eared bat, brown pelican, swallow-tailed kite, black vulture and some rattlesnakes and cotton-mouth moccasin snakes, all of which are common farther south; and there are some turtles and terrapins, and many geese, swans, ducks, and other water-fowl.
349. portion of the Piedmont Plateau and in a few counties along or near the W.
350. portion of the Piedmont Plateau and in the central and N.W.
351. portion of the Piedmont Plateau and in the Mountain Region; vegetables and small fruits in the middle and S.
352. portion of the Coastal Plain; peanuts, in the N.
353. portion of the Coastal Plain; sorghum cane, almost wholly in Columbus county in the S.
354. portion of the Piedmont Plateau.
355. portion of the Mountain Region; and that mica was mined here before any European settlement of the country seems proved by numerous excavations and by huge heaps on which are large oak and chestnut trees, some fallen and decayed.
356. In October 1740, Augustus was among the enemies of his daughter Maria Theresa, and, as a son-in-law of the emperor Joseph I., claimed a portion of the Habsburg territories.
357. ASIA, the name of one of the great continents into which the earth's surface is divided, embracing the north-eastern portion of the great mass of land which constitutes what is generally known as the Old World, of which Europe forms the northwestern and Africa the south-western region.
358. A vast pro portion of the continent north of this central line is but a few hundred feet in altitude.
359. Only a part of this great continental divide (including such ranges as the Hindu Kush, Tian-shan, Altai or Khangai) rises to any great height, a considerable portion of it being below 5000 ft.
360. The extreme rigour of the climate of Tibet, which combines great cold with great drought, makes the country essentially very poor, and the chief portion of it little better than desert.
361. The portion of Asia west of British India, excluding Arabia and Syria, forms another extensive plateau covering an area as large as that of Tibet, though at a much lower altitude.
362. The north - eastern portion of the Afghan tableland abuts on the Himalaya and Tibet, with which it forms a continuous mass of mountain between the 71st and 72nd meridians, and 34° and 36° N.
363. The north-eastern portion of this range is of great altitude, and separates the headwaters of the Oxus, which run off to the Aral Sea, from those of the Indus and its Kabul tributary, which, uniting below Peshawar, are thence discharged southward into the Arabian Sea.
364. The more northern parts of Mongolia are between 4000 and 6000 ft., and no portion of the route across the desert between the Chinese frontier and Kiakhta is below 3000 ft.
365. The portion of Asia which lies between the Arctic Ocean and the mountainous belt bounding Manchuria, Mongolia and Turkestan Siberia.
366. It was a portion of a great land-mass which probably extended across the Indian Ocean and was at one time united with the south of Africa.
367. Gondwanaland, however, did not long survive, and the portion which lay between India and South Africa sank beneath the waves in Tertiary times.
368. Throughout its northern portion the winter is long and of extreme severity; and even down to the circle of 35° N.
369. Being the fall in the southern portion of the Punjab.
370. Siberia, north of the 50th parallel, has a climate not much differing from a similarly situated portion of Europe, though the winters are more severe and the summers hotter.
371. The south-eastern portion of Asia, with the adjacent islands of Sumatra, Java, Borneo and the Philippines, form his Indian region.
372. The northern portion of this, below the castle hill, is the older, while the part near the shore consists mainly of modern buildings of no great interest.
373. C, Small portion of the nephridium of Glycera siphonostoma, showing the canal cut through, and the solenocytes on the outer surface.
374. B, Portion of a colony of Syllis ramosa (from M`Intosh).
375. A fixed portion is paid by the emir to the British government.
376. A small tract, part of the Leicestershire coalfield, lies in the south-east corner, and in the north-west corner a portion of the Lancashire coalfield appears about New Mills and Whaley Bridge.
377. The country, mountainous in its southern portion, possesses extensive forests, fertile valleys, producing rice, wheat and other grains in abundance, and rich pasturages.
378. Judson Kilpatrick, a portion of whose force, under Col.
379. In the latter form old trees, the summer pruning of which has been neglected, are apt to acquire an undue projection from the wall and become scraggy, to avoid which a portion of the old spurs should be cut out annually.
380. Of its old houses, the Tambour mansion, and a portion of that which belonged to the cardinal of Ferrara, both of the 16th century, are still preserved; apart from the palace, the public buildings are without interest.
381. But the literary partnership ceased in about eighteen years, when only the first portion of the plan had been completed, because each of the members felt he could work to better advantage separately than jointly.
382. A portion of the manor, generally about a third, constituted the lord's demesne, which, though sometimes separate, usually consisted of strips intermingled with those of his villeins.
383. And also another seuerall close for his portion of his common pasture, and also his porcion of his medowe in a seuerall close by itselfe, and al kept in seureall both in wynter and somer; and euery cottage shall haue his portion assigned hym accordynge to his rent, and than shall nat the ryche man ouerpresse the poore man with his cattell; and euery man may eate his oun close at his pleasure.
384. Of phosphoric acid, the cereal crops take up as much as, or more than, any other crops of the rotation, excepting clover; and the greater portion thus taken up is lost to the farm in the saleable product - the grain.
385. In the lower districts of Sweden it is the predominant tree in most of the great forests that spread over so large a portion of that country.
386. The smaller branches and the waste portion of the trunks, left in cutting up the timber, are exported as fire-wood, or used for splitting into matches.
387. Owing to this resolution, and to the jealousy of Hasan Maimandi, who often refused to advance him sufficient for the necessaries of life, Firdousi passed the later portion of his life in great privation, though enjoying the royal favour and widely extended fame.
388. - Anterior portion of the same and opening on the right Limpet, with the overhanging cephalic shoulder, so to speak, of hood removed.
389. The existence of two renal organs in Patella, and their relation to the pericardium (a portion of the coelom), is important.
390. The latter opens e, Hermaphrodite duct into the common duct at the point k, (uterine portion).
391. And here also is a small diverticulum of b, Vaginal portion of the the duct f.
392. They are not merely digestive glands, but are sufficiently wide to act as receptacles of food, and in them the digestion of food proceeds just as in the axial portion of the canal.
393. (From Owen.) of the liver or great digestive gland is found in the scorpions, where the axial portion of the digestive canal is short and straight, and the lateral ducts sufficiently wide to admit food into the ramifications of the gland there to be digested; whilst in the spiders the gland is reduced to a series of simple caeca.
394. F, Median portion of the pn, Pteropodial lobe of the h, Heart.
395. The female portion of the duct is more complex.
396. In the Greek original only a very small portion has been preserved; in Latin translations, however, a good deal.
397. The House of Habsburg now ceded Salzburg and the Inn-Viertel to Napoleon (for his ally, the king of Bavaria); a great portion of the spoils which Austria had torn from Poland in 1795 went to the grand duchy of Warsaw, or Russia; and the cession of her provinces Carinthia, Carniola and Istria to the French empire cut her off from all access to the sea.
398. The cycle contains a large number of episodes, such as the gaining of the champion's portion and the tragical death by the warrior's hand of his own son Connlaech.
399. - Ventral Portion the body.
400. In insects of active flight on of Air-Tubes e ra Portion the tubes swell out into numerous Magnified 2 2 times.
401. Kowalevsky or a bug is invaginated into the yolk at the head end, the portion of (1871 and 1887) on the embryology of the water-beetle Hydrophilus the blastoderm necessarily pushed in with it forming the amnion.
402. Size compared with the thorax or abdomen, but in the embryo it On the whole it seems likely that the endoderm is represented in forms a much larger portion of the body than it does in the adult.
403. The antennal segment apparently entirely disappears, with the exception of a pair of appendages it bears; these become the antennae; it is possible that the original segment, or some part of it, may even become a portion of the actual antennae.
404. Aristotle was the first serious author on ornithology with whose writings we are acquainted, but even he had, as he tells us, predecessors; and, looking to that portion of his works on animals which has come down to us, one Early s.
405. Collections formed by a certain nobleman who had travelled in Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Egypt - possible Breidenbach, an account of whose travels in the Levant was printed at Mentz in 1486 - it is really a medical treatise, and its zoological portion is mainly an abbreviation of the writings of Albertus Magnus, with a few interpolations from Isidorus of Seville (who flourished in the beginning of the 7th century, and was the author of many works highly esteemed in the middle ages) and a work known as Physiologus.
406. Ment, especially as a new edition was called for in 1790, the ornithological portion of which was begun by Bonnaterre, who, however, had only finished three hundred and twenty pages of it when he lost his life in the French Revolution; and the work thus arrested was continued by Vieillot under the slightly changed title of Tableau encyclopedique et methodique des trois regnes de la Nature - the Ornithologie forming volumes four to seven, and not completed till 1823.
407. In 1800 Borkhausen with others commenced at Darmstadt a Teutsche Ornithologie in folio which appeared at intervals till 1812, and remains unfinished, though a reissue of the portion published took place between 1837 and 1841.
408. Heysham added to Hutchins's Cumberland a list of birds of that county, whilst in the same year began Thomas Lord's valueless Entire New System of Ornithology, the text of which was written or corrected by Dr Dupree, and in 1794 Donovan began a History of British Birds which was only finished in 1819 - the earlier portion being reissued about the same time.
409. On reviewing the progress of ornithology since the end of the 18th century, the first thing that will strike us is the fact that general works, though still undertaken, have become proportionally fewer, while special works, whether relating to the ornithic portion of the fauna of any particular country, or limited to certain groups of birds - works to which the name of " Monograph " has become wholly restricted - have become far more numerous.
410. His portion is illustrated by two hundred and ninety-nine coloured plates that, wretched as they are, have been continually reproduced in various text-books - a fact possibly due to their subjects having been judiciously selected.
411. Gray, first in the Appendix to Dieffenbach's Travels in New Zealand (2843) and then in the ornithological portion of the Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S.
412. For Scandinavia generally Herr Collin's Skandinaviens Fugle (8vo, 1873) is a greatly bettered edition of the very moderate Danmarks Fugle of Kjaerbolling; but the ornithological portion of Nilsson's Skandinavisk Fauna, Foglarna (3rd ed., 2 vols., 8vo, 1858) is of great merit; while the text of Sundevall's Svenska Foglarna (obl.
413. But the latter used this privilege wisely and well-not, after the manner of De Blainville and others subsequent to him, relying solely or even chiefly on the character afforded by the posterior portion of the sternum, but taking also into consideration those of the anterior, as well as of the in some cases still more important characters presented by the pre-sternal bones, such as the furcula, coracoids and scapulae.
414. What remains to add is that the extraordinary celebrity of its author actually procured for the first portion of his researches notice in England (Ann.
415. P. 21), and its first portion in another (Journal des Decouvertes, i.
416. Him from making known to the world the rest of his researches in regard to the other bones of the skeleton till he reached the head, and in the memoir cited he treats of the sternum of only a portion of his first " Order."
417. 3 Perhaps this may be partially explained by the fact that the Museum of the College of Surgeons, in which these investigations were chiefly carried on, like most other museums of the time, contained a much larger series of the heads of birds than of their entire skeletons, or of any other portion of the skeleton.
418. The old woodwork is fine, part being Perpendicular, but the greater portion dates from 1621.
419. The name of the architect who 'began the work and thus fixed the design of the whole is not certainly known, but it must have been a man of an earlier generation than that of Filippo Calendario, who is often stated to have been the chief architect of the older portion.
420. In its middle portion the basin is about 40 m.
421. Much of the unglacial or driftless portion of the state is embraced within its limits, and although the streams now have a gentle or even sluggish flow, they have greatly broken the surface of the country.
422. The upper portion of the basin is about 100 m.
423. The state was originally covered with a dense forest mostly of hardwood timber, and although the merchantable portion of this has been practically all cut away, there are still undergrowths of young timber and a great variety of trees.
424. Central portion, and this renders the soil very productive.
425. From the Ohio sandstone known as Berea grit a very large portion of the country's grindstones and pulpstones has been obtained; in 1908 the value of Ohio's output of these stones was $482,128.
426. A large portion of the iron and steel is manufactured in Cleveland, Youngstown, Steubenville, Bellaire, Lorain and Ironton.
427. A small company of Connecticut people under Moses Cleaveland founded Cleveland in 17 9 6 and Youngstown was begun a few years later, but that portion of the state made very slow progress until after the opening of the Ohio & Erie Canal in 1832.
428. Of Grand Rapids, in the west central portion of the lower peninsula.
429. The beautiful Public Garden and the finest residential quarter of the city - the Back Bay, so called from that inner harbour from whose waters it was reclaimed (1856-1886) - stand on what was once the narrowest, but to-day is the widest and fairest portion of the original site.
430. The new state house, the oldest portion of which (designed by Charles Bulfinch) was erected in 1795-1798, was enlarged in 1853-1856, and again by a huge addition in 1889-1898 (total cost abou($6,800,000 to 1900).
431. Architecturally, everything is subordinated to a conformity with the style of the original portion; and its gilded dome is a conspicuous landmark.
432. Of the old fort erected by Islam Khan, who in 1608 was appointed nawab of Bengal, and removed his capital from Rajmahal to Dacca, no vestige remains; but the jail is built on a portion of its site.
433. The central part of the old factory continued to be used as a court-house till the 19th century, but owing to its ruinous state it was pulled down in 1829 or 1830; in 1840 the only portion that remained was the outward wall.
434. (iv.) Covenants by the tenants to insure the premises and keep them insured are also common; and if the premises are left uninsured for the smallest portion of the term, though there is no damage by fire, the covenant is broken.
435. Another form of alteration in a contract of tenancy is an under-lease, which differs from assignment in this - that the lessor parts with a portion of his estate instead of, as in assignment, with the whole of it.
436. No refund is payable if the produce was severed before the accident, unless the lessor was entitled to a portion of it, when he must bear his share of the loss, provided the lessee was not in morel as regards the delivery of the lessor's portion.
437. The depth of the middle portion of the lake has not yet been measured, but must exceed 500 fathoms. It was expected that an underground ridge would be found connecting Olkhon with Svyatoi Nos; but depths exceeding 622 fathoms have been sounded even along that line.
438. The central and older portion of the city is laid out in squares surrounding a public Green of 16 acres, which was in former days the centre of religious and social life.
439. This machine, under various modifications, is employed for ginning the greater portion of the cotton grown in the Southern States of America.
440. In width, in the north-eastern portion of the country, and a strip along the valley of the San Francisco, where a large amount of the present crop is produced.
441. Now it is evident that brokers in turn require some means of passing on the risks that they are bearing, or some portion of them from one to another, or of sharing them with other market experts, as they find themselves overburdened, and as their judgment of the situation changes.
442. The portion relating to Britain was published under the title Iter Britanniarum, with commentary by T.
443. The site was completely remade, however (especially in 1866-1873), and the entire business portion has been much graded down.
444. He also endeavoured to weaken the power of the clergy and to apply a portion of their enormous revenues to purposes of national utility.
445. Assuming that, as the Chinese say, the Khitans were Manchus, the first appearance of the Manchus, as a people, in China dates from the beginning of the 10th century, when the Khitans, having first conquered the kingdom of Pohai, crossed the frontier into China 3 and established the Liao or Iron dynasty in the northern portion of the empire.
446. The drilling of petroleum wells is carried on by individuals or companies, either on lands owned by them, or on properties whose owners grant leases, usually on condition that a certain number of wells shall be sunk within a stated period, and that a portion of the oil obtained (usually from one-tenth to one-fourth) shall be appropriated as royalty to the lessor.
447. The chief portion of this rig is the derrick, Oil which consists of four strong uprights or legs held in Derrick position by ties and braces, and resting on strong wooden sills, which are preferred, as a foundation, to masonry.
448. As the water is shut off before the portion of the well below the water-bearing strata is bored the remainder of the drilling is conducted with only sufficient water in the well to admit of sand-pumping.
449. Geologically, Syria belongs to two distinct regions of the earth's crust, the northern and smaller portion lying within the great belt of folding of southern Europe and central Asia, and the southern and larger portion belonging to the Indo-African area, which, though often faulted, is usually free from crumpling.
450. The faulting which formed the depressions is certainly later than the deposition of the Cretaceous beds and probably belongs to the later portion of the Tertiary era.
451. The Christians constitute the educated portion of the Syrian people; but the spirit of rivalry has produced stimulative effects on the Mahommedans, who had greatly fallen away from that zeal for knowledge which characterized the earlier centuries of their faith.
452. They also annexed a certain fertile portion of Basuto territory, and finally terminated the strife by a treaty at Thaba Bosigo, by which Moshesh gave up the tract of territory taken by the Boers and professed himself a subject of the Free State.
453. This treaty defined the boundary between the Free State and Basutoland, whereby the fertile strip of country west of the Caledon river, known as the Conquered Territory, was finally transferred to the Free State, and the remainder of Basutoland was recognized as a portion of the British dominions.
454. The turbulent Basuto warriors did not remain quiet for any length of time, and in 1879 Moirosi, a chief residing in the southern portion of Basutoland, openly repudiated colonial rule.
455. Consequently, in 1884, Basutoland ceased to be a portion of the Cape Colony and became a British crown colony.
456. The chief buildings are the chateau, mainly of the 15th century, of which the massive donjon of the 11th century known as the Tour de Cesar is the oldest portion; and the abbey-church of Notre-Dame, a building in the Romanesque style of architecture, frequently restored.
457. The central thread just alluded to is represented in the Nemertean proboscis by that portion which is never everted, and the tip of the glove by the boundary between the evertible and non-evertible portion of the proboscis - a boundary which in the Metanemertini is marked by the presence of a pointed or serrated stylet.
458. The comparison with the glove-finger is in so far insufficient as the greater portion of the non-evertible half of the proboscis is also hollow and clothed by glandular walls.
459. - Anterior portion tirely upon contraction of the muscular of the body of a Nemer walls of the space just mentioned, the tine.
460. The proboscis broken off and expelled is generally reproduced, the posterior ribbon-like end of this reproduced portion again fusing with the walls of the sheath.
461. In the posterior portion this epithelium in certain Heteronemertea has a more glandular appearance, and sometimes the interior cavity is obliterated by cell-proliferation in this region.
462. This is brought about by a double commissure, of which the ventral portion is considerably thicker than the dorsal, and which, together with the brain-lobes, constitutes a ring through which both proboscis and proboscidian sheath pass.
463. The histological elements of this portion remain distinct both by transmitted light and in actual sections.
464. The more highly organized species have often very numerous eyes (Amphiporus, Drepanophorus), which are provided with a spherical refracting anterior portion, with a cellular " vitreous body," with a layer of delicate radially arranged rods, with an outer sheath of dark pigment, and with a separate nerve-twig each, springing from a common or double pair of branches which leave the brain as n.
465. The oesophagus is the anterior portion of the digestive canal; its walls are folded longitudinally, comparatively thick and provided with longitudinal muscular fibres.
466. The posterior portion of the intestine is specially characterized by the appearance of the intestinal diverticula horizontally and symmetrically placed right and left and opposite to each other.
467. C, Cellular portion of integument.
468. In the latter we find the young Nemertines crawling about after a period of from six to eight weeks, and probably feeding upon a portion of this gelatinous substance, which is found to diminish in bulk.
469. portion of the state is, topographically, similar to south-eastern Alabama, being a rolling, hilly country; the eastern section is a part of the Atlantic coastal plain; the western coast line is less regular than the eastern, being indented by a number of bays and harbours, the largest of which are Charlotte Harbour, Tampa Bay and Pensacola Bay.
470. Two years later the American Congress annexed the portion of West Florida between the Pearl and the Mississippi rivers to Louisiana (hence the so-called Florida parishes of Louisiana), and that between the Pearl and the Perdido to the Mississippi Territory.
471. Broadly speaking, all the brown races which inhabit the portion of Asia south of Siam and Indo-China, and the islands from the Philippines to Java, and from Sumatra to Timor, may be described as belonging to the Malayan family, if the aboriginal tribes, such as the Sakai and Semang in the Malay Peninsula, the Bataks in Sumatra, and the Muruts in Borneo, be excepted.
472. Transparent soaps are prepared by dissolving ordinary soap in strong alcohol and distilling off the greater portion of the alcohol till the residue comes to the condition of a thick transparent jelly.
473. Yearly are found among the possessions of the lords of Alverton, of which manor it formed a portion of the demesne lands.
474. In the water of the lake there is a general set of current towards the outlet at the strait of Mackinac, following the east shore, with slight circular currents in the main portion of the lake and at the northern end around Beaver island.
475. The northern portion of the lake only is covered with ice in winter, and ice never reaches as far south as Milwaukee.
476. The port is protected by breakwaters enclosing a portion of the lake front.
477. The other portion seems of somewhat later date.
478. ROVERETO, the most important industrial town in the southern or Italian-speaking portion of the Austrian province of Tirol, though its population (which in 1900 was io, r 80, Italian-speaking and Romanist) is less than that of Trent.
479. Built on the left bank of the Adige, in the widest portion of the Val Lagarina (the name given to the Adige valley from Acquaviva, above Rovereto, to the Italian frontier), it is divided into two parts by the Leno torrent.
480. At the period of the Israelite conquest the portion of Gilead northward of the Jabbok (Zerka) belonged to the dominions of Og, king of Bashan, while the southern half was ruled by Sihon, king of the Amorites, having been at an earlier date wrested from Moab (Numb.
481. At present Gilead south of the Jabbok alone is known by the name of Jebel Jilad (Mount Gilead), the northern portion between the Jabbok and the Yarmuk being called Jebel Ajlun.
482. Pop. (1890) 3945; (1900) 7790, of whom a large portion were of Dutch descent; (1904, state census) 8966.
483. Representing by P this position, it follows that the area of that portion of the ellipse contained between the radii vectores FB and FP will bear the same ratio to the whole area of the ellipse that t does to T, the time of revolution.
484. And we need have no hesitation in accepting this as a monument put up over a portion of the ashes from the funeral pyre of Gotama the Buddha.
485. The account of the death and cremation of the Buddha, preserved in the Buddhist canon, states that one-eighth portion of the ashes was presented to the Sakiya clan, and that they built a thupa, or memorial mound, over it.'
486. In 1395 Niccolo da Martoni, a pilgrim from the Holy Land, visited Athens and wrote a description of a portion of the city.
487. A portion of the outer wall has been recognized in a piece of primitive masonry discovered near the Odeum of Herodes Atticus; other traces will probably come to light when the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis have been completely explored.
488. The well-known passage of Lucian (Piscator, 47) cannot be regarded as decisive for any of the theories advanced, as any portion of the old enceinte dismantled by the Persians may have retained the name in later times.
489. By 212), the upper portion of which is cut out of the rock, while the lower is enclosed by a semicircular wall of massive masonry; the theory of these scholars, however, that the whole precinct was a sanctuary of the Pelasgian Zeus cannot be regarded as proved, nor is it easy to abandon the generally received view that this was the scene of the popular assemblies of later times, notwithstanding the apparent unsuitability of the ground and the insufficiency of room for a large multitude.
490. It seems inconceivable, however, that any other site should have been preferred by the primitive settlers to the Acropolis, which offered the greatest advantages for defence; the Pnyx, owing to its proximity to the centres of civic life, can never have been deserted, and that portion which lay within the city walls must have been fully occupied when Athens was crowded during the Peloponnesian War.
491. By degrees the inhabited area began to comprise the open ground to the north-west, the nearer portion of the later Ceramicus, or " potters' field " (afterwards divided by the walls of Themistocles into the Inner and Outer Ceramicus), and eventually extended to the north and east of the citadel, which, by the beginning of the 5th century B.C., had become the centre of a circular or wheel-shaped city, 7rOXtos TpOXOEU OS ciKpa Kapnva (Oracle apud Herod.
492. After the Persian Wars the northern portion was used for commercial, the southern for political and ceremonial purposes.
493. A portion of the main road leading from the Dipylon to the Agora was discovered.
494. Of these a portion may probably be attributed to the Peisistratids, in whose time the Acropolis once more became the stronghold of a despotism.
495. According to DBrpfeld, this was the " old temple " of Athena Polias, frequently mentioned in literature and inscriptions, in which was housed the most holy image (oavov) of the goddess which fell from heaven; it was burnt, but not completely destroyed, during the Persian War, and some of its external decorations were afterwards built into the north wall of the Acropolis; it was subsequently restored, he thinks, with or without its colonnade - in the former case a portion of the peristyle must have been removed when the Erechtheum was built so as to make room for the porch of the maidens; the building was set on fire in 406 B.C. (Xen.
496. As soon as the building of the city walls had been completed, Themistocles resumed the construction of the Peiraeus defences, which protected the larger harbour of Cantharus on the west and the smaller ports of Zea and Munychia (respectively southwest and south-east of the Munychia heights), terminating in moles at their entrances and enclosing the entire promontory on the land and sea sides except a portion of the south-west shore of the peninsula of Acte.
497. A considerable portion of the district remains unexplored.
498. Once the ontology coordinating agents got all the portions of the ontologies from the ontopic agents, they integrated them.
499. As already noted, if the intending-foreseeing distinction collapses under the weight of these (or other) objections, so do significant portions of commonsense morality.
500. When the three highly correlated items are forced into a single factor, the specific portions tend to increase.
501. He eats and drinks himself through enormous portions and grotesquely long lists of food and booze and generally has nothing else on his mind.
502. The changing palaeocurrent directions record the superposition of different portions of meander loops.
503. Various traditional management techniques were employed, such as the regular burning of portions of grassland to help regenerate new grass growth.
504. Each faecal sample was divided into 3 portions, from each of which 3 faecal supernatants were prepared independently.
505. If we multiply the number of hatched portions by the pixel area, we can obtain the contact area's dimensions.
506. Near the highly crystallized peripheral portions of the chambers, represented by magmatic xenoliths (fergusites, syenites and pyroxenites), skarn aureoles form.
507. Where parents had died, other kin were usually called upon to act as guardians and executors in the paying out of inheritance portions.
508. Most amputations occurring below the elbow retain at least portions of muscles that flex and extend their metacarpalphalangeal joints.
509. Their inner portions were only to be structured as actual need arose.
510. Measurements of local minima and maxima were made for the portions of the pitchtrack excluding these.
511. Each muscle consists of contractile and non-contractile portions.
512. As to diet, the number of portions of fruit and vegetables eaten each day was monitored as participants progressed through the intervention.
513. Surely they don't mean to suggest that the three persons share a common stuff or matter, or that their three portions of matter overlap.
514. Examples (16a, b) represent the final four words of much longer utterances with a prenuclear accents on the portions not shown here.
515. Previous methods for fixed point finding have primarily used semantic approaches, which often must traverse large portions of the semantic domain even for simple programs.
516. The re-direct is assumed to come equally from the employer and employee portions of the tax.
517. The readily hydrolysed terminal portions were found to span approximately the first 65 and the last 45 residues of the molecule.
518. No significant difference was found for the remaining portions (second closure or burst duration).
519. The other portions of the curve as well as the other curves give rise to areas of negative pressure.
520. In total, 72 portions were placed separately on 10i10 cm mini-plots located within a 80i90 cm central area of each of 3 plot types.
521. The shaded portions in the figures indicate the single-support phase.
522. A function written at the level of approximation can add to the amount of uncertainty in an approximation to cover uncalculated portions of the result.
523. An inter-uterine duct apparently functions for a short time only (i. u. d.), the portions nearest to the uterus being most readily made out.
524. Utterances containing unintelligible portions were omitted from analyses.
525. Curiously, the constructs most effective against nymphal stages had no effect on adults and vice versa though they were portions of the same protein.
526. The latter will provide both a verso (including what survives) and a reconstructed recto containing the missing portions of this composition.
527. Imported frozen chicken portions (n=150) from different bags and generally different shipments were collected.
528. Narrative portions of a story told orally by a monk (2).
529. Furthermore, it explains the importance of very small lots and why people seem to have clung to insignificant portions of, for them, useless land.
530. Additionally, if prestige accrues from distributing shares, then recipients of shares from initial distributions who later redistribute portions to other have-nots gain additional status.
531. Following a hunt, adult male chimpanzees have been observed to allow lower-ranking individuals to take portions of their meat.
532. In the silence versions, these same portions were replaced with silence.
533. Therefore, it contains nourishments both spiritual and physical and portions that are related with both the hereafter and this world.
534. Women described how they now did batch cooking and micro-waved small portions.
535. The two portions communicated via a small superior opening.
536. Limiting solutions were obtained when the overhanging portions of successive waves came into contact.
537. The final subtraction resulted in activity in the anterior cingulate cortex, several portions of left anterior prefrontal cortex, and right inferior lateral cerebellum.
538. However, those spectra, in addition, contain large portions of power within considerably higher frequencies, which cannot be explained by the one-dimensional model.
539. The etched portions were between 1.5 and 2 mm long.
540. Nevertheless, there can be portions of the seabed where the sub-critical region changes very little throughout the evolution.
541. With this information, the remaining portions of the integral curves are easily deduced.
542. The levator ani consists of two portions: pubo-visceral and ilio-coccygeus muscles.
543. As in the other examples, the portions of the boundary that were initially farthest from the origin moved inward most rapidly.
544. The dashed portions of these lines are deleted regions, dotted portions are regions in which deletion breakpoints lie, and solid portions are regions not deleted.
545. Later, the stool allocated portions of its land to sub-chiefs and heads of families who, in turn, distributed land among their followers.
546. First, only fully intelligible utterances were coded; all utterances with unintelligible portions were excluded.
547. They include the last syllable, the first syllable, stressed syllables, rhythmically salient places, intonationally salient places, repeated sub-units, and portions shared by different stored amalgams.
548. Behind does a shielding operation by using the pictures in the second sequence to mask out overlapping portions of the pictures in the first sequence.
549. Of course, the interpolated portions of the series may not be accurate.
550. We can at least speculate about which portions of the "symbolic reserve" might have "practical resonance" in particular situations.
551. Then he finally finds the solution by subtracting appropriate portions from upper floor values.
552. Each soil core was subdivided into two portions (0-5 cm and 5-10 cm deep).
553. The underlined portions of the sequence repesent the 20-amino acid repeating motif.
554. The level of assumed knowledge is on a par with a good undergraduate degree containing substantial portions of electronics or physics.
555. Indeed, the upper portions of the fallow trees were almost devoid of epiphytes.
556. In addition, it has been shown that the cotransporters tend to be expressed in particular portions of retinal neurons.
557. Large portions of tubular walls were removed with forceps.
558. Within the alternating metapelite-quartzite sequence, a trend of increasing grain size displayed by northwestward-decreasing thicknesses of metapelites, and northwestward-increasing portions of quartzite can be observed.
559. I first marked the portions of interview text that related to these categories.
560. Small contractors won occasional small portions alongside the three big players.
561. The normalisation also prevents loud portions of the signal from producing deceptively large cross-correlation measures relative to those produced during quiet portions.
562. Thin portions of eschar can be removed by occlusion under a semi-permeable dressing.
563. Rather, we will mention systems that illustrate portions of the maintenance strategy option space1.
564. Catfish livers were divided into two portions, one for determining pollutants, and one for parasitology.
565. Most of the time these man-made barriers are successful in separating portions of a system from each other.
566. Sieved material was examined in small portions of 10 - 15 ml in glass dishes under a stereomicroscope to collect worms.
567. Sizeable portions of the readers and audience could not detect any particular leanings at all, and this was especially the case for television.
568. Graph-reduction-based models are especially suitable for execution on distributedmemory systems, where several processes simultaneously evaluate different portions of the graph.
569. To investigate this possibility, we selected portions of each session for a finer-grained analysis.
570. In addition, large portions of the fund have been allocated to term deposits and mortgage bonds.
571. However, neurofilament labeling often identified proximal portions of these structures.
572. In these cases the same word can belong to different domains in different portions of the same text.
573. The shape and length of the attack and decay portions of the grain envelope have an effect on this overlap and its spectral result.
574. The blocks all shared similar portions of urban area (1/3) and agricultural landscape and woodland (2/3) in a pattern typical for the area.
575. In both cases, the differences regarding inheritance portions are either non-existent or minimal.
576. The difference between essentially straight and zigzagshaped portions of the trace fossil apparently resulted from the angle at which transverse segments are joined.
577. In particular, current arity raisers eliminate only static portions of parameter values, without removing static portions of returned values.
578. Sampling consisted of randomly choosing and removing leaf litter leaf packs or portions of them along the study reach.
579. Twenty plots were installed on well-drained soils, in the higher portions of the topographic gradient, at a minimum distance of 1000 m from each other.
580. There are indeed many portions of the book that will be of considerably more interest to intellectual historians than to philosophers.
581. Most of the chromatin was dispersed, but small portions of condensed chromatin were distributed throughout the nucleoplasm.
582. Our third hypothesis is that the presence of such portions is a significant indicator in its own right.
583. The ego reaches down to it in its" lower" portions, and the repressed merges with the id.
584. Again, this starts from a point of origin and is divided into equal portions.
585. The solution to many of these problems is to identify the complete sequence of the transcribed portions of the genome.
586. However, the effect sizes, portions of variance, and sustainability of effects accounted for by the treatment conditions remain modest.
587. Because of the nature of home videotapes, the child was out of view during portions of the filming.
588. Adolescents require less supervision and spend greater portions of their time away from the home.
589. Structures in time describe how movements and movement ideas were strung together in ever-lengthening portions.
590. A more important issue is whether concerns to delay marriage in order to accumulate greater marriage portions would be more relevant to wealthier families.
591. Two-kg portions of air-dry soil (< 5 mm mesh) were weighed into pots.
592. The proximal portions of the sixth arches contribute to the pulmonary arteries and the distal portions of the left sixth arch becomes the arterial duct.
593. The remainder of the left-sided right ventricle possessed both apical trabecular and outlet portions and connected to the left ventricle through an outlet septal defect.
594. Moreover, for different components, the corresponding portions are mutually disjoint.
595. The leaves may have formed part of the same quire, as is suggested by the text portions preserved on them.
596. Anterior portions of the hypothalamus (preoptic area and adjacent basal forebrain) are known to be essential to sleep.
597. NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A crash on I-64 has Tuesday afternoon has closed a portion of the roadway. Reports say the call for the crash came in just after 1:20 p.m. at mile marker 279 near Chesapeake ...
598. Thomas (ankle) didn't participate in the portion of Wednesday's practice open to the media, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports. Underhill noted Thomas was present at the start of the ...
599. A portion of Route 8 North is closed in Torrington this Monday morning because of a one-vehicle crash, according to the state Department of Transportation. The crash, reported at 3:32 a.m., has shut ...
600. A very large portion of COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be manufactured in India through the country's strong and robust private sector partners, said Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman ...
601. St. Charles Mayor Ray Rogina issued an executive order Thursday to reopen a portion of First Street to vehicule traffic, allowing easier carryout service at nearby restaurants.
602. Flint officials are inviting residents to join in a discussion on the future of I-475 in Flint, including the potential for removing a portion of the expressway by filling it in, leveling the ...
603. portion sentence examples. portion. I have noticed that a portion of Walden which in the state of water was green will often, when frozen, appear from the same point of view blue. 121. 44. Another portion he gave to an old servant who waited upon his grandfather. 89. 37.
604. Examples of portion in a sentence, how to use it. 99 examples: Once the ontology coordinating agents got all the portions of the ontologies…
605. Definition of portion. a part of a whole. Examples of portion in a sentence. Since Teresa is trying to eat healthy, she will sample a very small portion of my home made brownies. 🔊 Her portion of the inheritance was quite large in comparison to her brother’s. 🔊 Our waitress brought a huge portion of cheese fries to our table for us to
606. 252+14 sentence examples: 1. She only eats a small portion of food. 2. This portion is for you. 3. The front portion of the rocket breaks off. 4. The central portion of the bridge collapsed. 5. Three thousand dollars is no more than a portion. 6. Dam
607. portion sentence examples: e-mail body has a static portion and a dynamic portion. embezzler was severely punished and enjoined to kick back a portion of the stolen money each of the most significant improvements is allowing a portion of the changed application code to be presented to the system.
608. English words and Examples of Usage Example Sentences for "portion" I put a portion of my salary into a savings account each month to use for our summer vacationHe gives a small portion of his earnings to charity every payday. I put a portion of my salary into a savings account each month to use for our summer vacation. I like this restaurant; they give you enormous
609. Harold marched south to confront him, leaving a significant portion of his army in the north.: The company reinvests a portion of its profits in new products.: A portion of the fermented paste may be mixed with three parts of water and boiled, resulting in an absit.: Eccrine poroma is a benign adnexal tumour of the uppermost portion of the intraepidermal eccrine sweat gland duct and acrosyringium.
610. How to use portions in a sentence. Example sentences with the word portions. portions example sentences.
611. 37222 Tom got a small portion of pie. CM 1 464396 We have small and large portions. lukaszpp 2150405 He has not paid his portion of the rent. Hybrid 2300579 The portions are huge at this restaurant. Hybrid 450584 A portion of the island was destroyed by the massive waves. CM 277546 The Middle East supplies a major portion of the oil that Japan consumes. CM
612. Examples of small portion in a sentence, how to use it. 17 examples: Although this information is useful for sense discrimination, in dictionaries…
613. 63 people chose this as the best definition of portion: A part that is allotted t See the dictionary meaning, pronunciation, and sentence examples.
614. 252+14 sentence examples: 1. It seemed that suffering was to be his portion in life. 2. The selling broker is then required to assign a portion of the commission to the buyer broker. 3. She donated a sizeable portion of her riches to children's chari
615. English words and Examples of Usage use "portion" in a sentence This purposeful portion of the weekday was called a "lunch break." It can also be considered a fat, so be sure to use portion control! The crews are mostly male, with Filipinos making up a good portion. One is we try to find the largest portion of the wreckage,” he said.
616. portion in a sentence simple examples. 7 ways to use portion in a setence. traffic . OVERVIEW. The web site portion. presently has a traffic classification of zero (the lower the more users). We have examined zero pages inside the web page portion. and found ten websites referring to portion..
617. English words and Examples of Usage use "portion" in a sentence A plan has been outlined to allocate a sizeable portion of the land under development to the construction of low-cost housing. Mary Pipher once said that adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves, and to display only a small portion of
618. portion definition: A portion of something is a part of it. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
619. portion meaning and example sentences with portion. Top definition is 'something determined in relation to something that includes it'. Log in. portion / definitions. meaning & example sentences - 15 Lists. synonyms. antonyms. definitions. examples. Parts of speech. nouns. verbs. noun.
620. High quality example sentences with “populated portion” in context from reliable sources - Ludwig is the linguistic search engine that helps you to write better in English Try the examples. Find your sentence in the best contexts. several options are on the table.
621. Another word for portion. Find more ways to say portion, along with related words, antonyms and example phrases at T, the world's most trusted free thesaurus.
622. High quality example sentences with “sold portion” in context from reliable sources - Ludwig is the linguistic search engine that helps you to write better in English
623. portion size in a sentence - Use "portion size" in a sentence 1. Spoon portion size desired into bowl and garnish with fresh berries. 2. And for another, the crucial element must be portion size. click for more sentences of portion size
624. English Translation of “Portion” | The official Collins German-English Dictionary online. Over 100,000 English translations of German words and phrases.
625. Translations of the phrase THIS portion from english to swedish and examples of the use of "THIS PORTION" in a sentence with their translations: not authorized to be in this portion of the house.
626. portion definition is - an individual's part or share of something: such as. How to use portion in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of portion.
627. Definition of portion_1 noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website, including to provide targeted advertising and track usage.
628. Translations of the phrase SPACE portion from english to spanish and examples of the use of "SPACE PORTION" in a sentence with their translations: where each point of the space portion is linked to the physical
629. This video examines #portion as a #noun. Here, 10 nouns, which have meanings similar to that of portion in standard English, are introduced through sentence examples. These #synonyms help you to
630. Portion-Mass. The portion-mass relationship shows the relation between a mass noun and its usually unit of measurement (Saeed 71). Mass nouns are nouns that cannot be directly modified by a numeral. In order for a mass noun to be pluralised it must be preceded by a unit of measurement or measure word. Some examples of mass nouns are water, and
631. portion definition, a part of any whole, either separated from or integrated with it: I read a portion of the manuscript. See more.
632. Sometimes, when we read a given portion of text, we're not entirely sure what's going on. This is where context clues come in. Context clues provide further information about a word or phrase that helps readers understand its meaning. These clues offer insight - either directly or indirectly - into the portion of text that's difficult to understand.
633. This video examines #portion as a #noun. Here, 4 nouns, which have meanings similar to that of portion in standard English, are introduced through sentence examples. These #synonyms help you to
634. Portioning definition: Verb 1. Present participle of portion. By his will, made on the 12th of February 1536, he left what he had to leave, with the exception of some legacies, to Bonifazius Amerbach, partly for himself, partly in trust for the benefit of the aged and the infirm, or to be spent in portioning young girls, and in educating young men of promise.
635. No. sentence; 1: We would only provide the conserved stalk-or the conserved portion-of the virus's hemagglutinin. 2: We also do not like refusing visa applications, but a small portionof people do not qualify under our visa law.

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