Sentence Examples


  • It roared on the tin roof and plunged off the eves, where the wind caught it and drove it across the yard in horizontal sheets.
  • The Indian flying-squirrel (P. oral) leaps with its parachute extended from the higher branches of a tree, and descends first directly and then more and more obliquely, until the flight, gradually becoming slower, assumes a horizontal direction, and finally terminates in an ascent to the branch or trunk of the tree to which it was directed.
  • (4) Part of the coastal region of IndoAfrica, terraced downwards in successive horizontal planes from the Shot, reaching the sea in the Little Syrte, and continuing to the southern depressions of Syria.
  • Similarly any other ray scattered horizontally is perfectly polarized, and the vibration is performed in the horizontal plane.
  • The molar teeth are six in number on each side, increasing in size from before backwards, and, as in the elephants, with a horizontal succession, the anterior teeth being lost before the full development of the posterior ones, which gradually move forward, taking the place of those that are destroyed by wear.

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