A transparent body allows the forms and colors of objects beyond to be seen through it; a translucent body allows light to pass through, but may not permit forms and colors to be distinguished; plate glass is transparent, ground glass is translucent.
Fourth, that I should do well to have an eye, that evening, on the plate-basket.
About two feet from plate center to plate center is ideal.
She was at the fishing up of the wrecked plate ships.
As the plate states, Paine wrote on the same table other works which appeared in England in 1792.
He carries a salver, table cloth, and plate stand.
Some are continually on the alert to uphold their dignity, trying to hide by the stupid pretentiousness of a bogus genealogy in Burke, the grandfather who was a country attorney, or a plate-layer, or a groom.
The work here was peculiar in that it included not only pen and ink but the chalk plate process which was a method of drawing with a steel point upon a zinc plate covered with a deposit of chalk, which left a design which was easily reproduced.
The difficulties which he encountered and successfully overcame in carrying out his project are thus described by himself:—“I had seen an advertisement of a Sheffield steel-plate maker, giving a list of the prices at which he supplied plates of various sizes, and, fixing upon one of suitable dimensions, I remitted the amount, together with a small additional sum for which I requested him to send me a few engraving tools.
Blood red and glittering in the sunlight, the plate armor of a Derethi imperial high priest was an imposing sight even when one was accustomed to it.
Illustration: PLATE XX.
Illustration: PLATE XXI.
The smartest, at present, is that with a raised margin--or plate mark.
Plate Removed When Fork Is Laid Down Once upon a time it was actually considered impolite to remove a single plate until the last guest at the table had finished eating!
The plate service is also the same as at dinner.
The plate glass windows seemed to expand, to focus on her and lay her bare to the world.
The coach-tax and plate-tax are examples of the former method of imposing; the greater part of the other duties of excise and customs, of the latter.
Illustration: PLATE VIII.
And the great heavy dark plate-chests went off to Messrs. Stumpy and Rowdy, to lie in the cellars of those eminent bankers until the same period should arrive.