Sentence Examples

  • The contour lines showing the heights above sea-level are the directions along which species spread to form zones.
  • A record of this series of advances marked upon a flat map of the original country would give a series of concentric contour-lines narrowing towards the mountaintops, which they would at last completely surround.
  • The west central portion has considerable irregularities of contour, and the north-west is distinctively hilly.
  • The dresses worn by his figures are not clothes, but drapery through which the forms and movements of the body are strongly felt, and their contour shows a grand breadth of line which strikes the eye at once.
  • The most famous is the first, which is doubly misnamed, since it is not a temple and its contour is too unsymmetrical to be described properly as elliptical.

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