Sentence Examples


  • A balk is a log hewn or sawn to a square section, and varying in size from I 1 to 18 in.
  • They might balk at getting on an airline flight flown by a computer and prefer having a pilot on board to take over if he "feels in his gut" that something is wrong (even if that feeling is the airport burrito he had for lunch).
  • At the very moment when she would have seized her prey, the hare moved and darted along the balk between the winter rye and the stubble.
  • "Upsets" are the result of some crushing force or violent shock to the balk or log.
  • Konitz was the first fortified post established in Prussia by Hermann Balk, who in 1230 had been commissioned as Landmeister, by the grand-master of the Teutonic order, to reduce the heathen Prussians.
 

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