Sentence Examples


  • Cylindrical organs may exhibit similar phenomena.
  • This continuous change of position has been called circumnutation, and is held to be universal in all growing cylindrical organs.
  • 40), with a straight, cylindrical snout which in some male beetles of the family is longer than the rest of the body.
  • In Thomas Walker's harpoon or frictionless log, introduced in 1861, the wheelwork was enclosed in a cylindrical case of the same diameter as the body of the rotator or fan, and the latter was brought close up to the register, forming a compact machine and avoiding the use of the 6-ft.
  • In most insects the leg is built up of nine segments: (1) a broad triangular, sub-globular, conical or cylindrical haunch (coxa); (2) a small trochanter; (3) an elongate stout thigh (femur); (4) a more slender shin (tibia); and (5-9) a foot consisting of five tarsal segments.