Sentence Examples

  • As there is no dormer on the roof, the ceilings slant downward on each side.
  • The cuesta would be straight from east and west if the slant of the strata were uniformly to the south; but the strata are somewhat warped, and hence the course of the cuesta is strongly convex to the north in the middle, gently convex to the south at either end.
  • It lies at the junction of the Great Plains - which in their upward slant to the westward attain an average elevation of about 4000 ft.
  • The Sierra Nevada may be described, in a very general way, as a great mountain block, largely composed of granite and deformed metamorphosed rocks, reduced to moderate relief in an earlier (Cretaceous and Tertiary?) cycle of erosion, sub-recently elevated with a slant to the west, and in this position sub-maturely dissected.
  • The quadrates slant obliquely forward and are attached directly to the proOtics, owing to the absence of squamosals.