- If the lengths of the links be assumed indefinitely short, the chain under given simple distributions of load will take the form of comparatively simple mathematical curves known as catenaries.
Rain is by far the most important of the inorganic mobile distributions upon which land forms exercise their function of guidance and control.
Logical, political and commercial development of the subject runs the determining control exercised by crust forms acting directly or indirectly on mobile distributions; and this is the essential principle of geography.
Scenes of remarkable activity may be witnessed here and at Billingsgate in the early hours of the morning when the stock is brought in and the wholesale distributions are carried on.
His largesses, his distributions of food, his public works, and his spectacles were all on a generous scale.