Sentence Examples


  • None of these charts is graduated, and the horizontal and vertical lines which cross many of them represent neither parallels nor meridians.
  • The maritime discoveries and surveys of that age of great discoveries were laid down upon so-called " plane-charts," that is, charts having merely equidistant parallels indicated upon them, together with the equator, the tropics and polar FIG.
  • 3) both parallels and meridians are curved.
  • The latter, to which parallels in geologically similar regions in America are not unknown, is the most probable natural explanation that can be offered.
  • For archaeological parallels one may compare the tombs of Rekhmire (15th cent.