Sentence Examples


  • The great interest in connexion with a dwarf West African race of elephant is in relation to the fossil pigmy elephants of the limestone fissures and caves of Malta and Cyprus.
  • It has been suggested that these spurs represent the sites of vents or fissures of eruption.
  • They are the head slits cephalic fissures, " Kopfspalten ") so characteristic of this subdivision (figs.
  • Minute cracks are sometimes produced by the contraction; they are often more or less straight, but in other cases a very perfect system of rounded fissures arises.
  • Certain varieties, notably some from Russia, possess a beautiful metallic sheen, referable to the presence of either microscopic fissures or enclosures.