Sentence Examples


  • This coloring matter, as shown by its absorption spectrum, picks out of the ordinary beam of light a large proportion of its red and blue rays, together with some of the green and yellow.
  • In the breeding season the male deposits drops of sperm on a sheet of webbing, picks it up in these flasks by means of capillary attraction and carries it about until he falls in with a female.
  • The tribes quarried by means of crowbars and picks of wood and bone.
  • TpoxiXos), the small bird that according to Herodotus waits or attends on the crocodile and picks insects out of his teeth.
  • Long by half a mile broad, and the salt is hewn out in large blocks with picks and wedges.
 

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