Sentence Examples

  • Each cable has 19 strands of 278 parallel steel wires, 7 B.W.G.
  • There were a few strands here and there, though certainly not enough to connect to the dream.
  • She extracted the few filament-like strands and held them in her fingertips.
  • Using these buoys to guide the direction of tow, a grapnel, a species of fivepronged anchor, attached to a strong compound rope formed of strands of steel and manila, is lowered to the bottom and dragged at a slow speed, as it were ploughing a furrow in the sea bottom, in a line at right angles to the cable route, until the behaviour of the dynamometer shows that the cable is hooked.
  • In three generaBlyttia, Symphyogyna and Hymenophytum there are one or more strands or bundles consisting of long thickwalled fibre-like (prosenchymatous) cells, pointed at the ends and running longitudinally through the thick midrib.

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