Sentence Examples


  • The "Regency portable fountain," patented in 1825 by Charles Plinth, was the prototype of the modern siphon, from which it differed in having a stopcock in place of a spring valve.
  • Round; about it was a stone plinth, and it was approached by a kind of stone alley.
  • By the end of August 1885, when a political crisis had supervened between Great Britain and Russia, under the orders of the Amir the Mosalla was destroyed; but four minars standing at the corners of the wide plinth still remain to attest to the glorious proportions of the ancient structure, and to exhibit samples of that decorative tilework, which for intricate beauty of design and exquisite taste in the blending of colour still appeals to the memory as unique.
  • The plinth is a polygon of twenty sides.
  • Above a rectangular plinth is a face showing what appears to be a long beard.

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