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Hence we may see how necessary it is that in all important controversies we should predefine the terms negatively, that is, exclude and preclude all that is not meant by them; and then the positive meaning, that is, what is meant by them, will be the easy result,the post-definition, which is at once the real definition and impletion, the circumference and the area.

But this identical area, from a little below 60ยฐ to the pole, is that occupied by the snow-caps of Mars, and over the whole of it the winter temperature must be far lower than the earth-minimum of-88ยฐF.

The camp, when pitched, covered a large area of ground.

In the second place, the New Armenia will be for several generations to come of an area more than ample for all the Armenians who have survived the flight into Russia, and it obviously will give them the best chance of corporate prosperity, if the whole of them are repatriated in a compact body rather than that a portion of them should be formed into a mere patch severed from their countrymen by so large a distance.

Northern Mesopotamia, as Dr. Rohrbach points out in his Bagdadbahn, needs only the guarantee of security of life and property to induce the Kurds to descend from the hills and the Bedouin Arabs to settle down there; and by degrees, under a protectorate that insures them against massacre and confiscation of property, there seems no doubt that the area of cultivation will spread and something of the ancient prosperity return.

Injection orifice, proper area of.

The catechumens filled several rows of pews in the front of the spacious area of the building, and, when they rose in a body to make profession of their faith, the scene is described as having been most impressive.

This is a remarkable depth for so small an area; yet not an inch of it can be spared by the imagination.

Lieutenant Herndon, whom our Government sent to explore the Amazon, and, it is said, to extend the area of Slavery, observed that there was wanting there "an industrious and active population, who know what the comforts of life are, and who have artificial wants to draw out the great resources of the country."

The total pressure required to burst this shell would be the area exposed times the pressure.

The gate was negligently open, and on entering the spacious area, the men found all quiet, without any indications of recent violence.

The great extent of the citadel, which contained an area of not less than a hundred acres, it will be remembered, rendered its garrison very insufficient for a siege.

By perseverance, however, and still more by skill and judgment, the whole area was lowered more than a foot, and in many places, where nature assisted the work, it was lowered several feet.

Taylor found a number of fish frozen into the sea icehe says there are several in a small area.

The area of the former building was increased so much, that it now amounted to 221,000 feet, making it about one-third as large as the enormous Crystal Palace now erected in Hyde Park.

In establishing a game refuge, it is necessary to pick out a large area of land that contains enough good feed for both the summer and winter use of the animals that will inhabit it.

A mammoth forest fire in Wisconsin many years ago burned over an area of two thousand square miles.

These underground fires can be stopped only by flooding the area or by digging trenches down to the mineral soil.

Another practical system of fighting fires is to make fire lines around the burning area.

They are now shrunk to one-sixth of that area.

A brilliant spring sun robed the earth in brightness; but nowhere did it light up a scene of greater magnificence than when, filtered through the windows of stained glass, it poured itself in a living mosaic over the marble pavement of the cathedral, and flashed upon the sumptuous hangings and golden draperies which were distributed over the spacious area of the edifice.

Consequently, the most important point in the investigation, namely, the area acted upon by the reflected radiant heat, cannot be accurately determined.

It should be observed that the area thus stated is 0.011 less than the total foreshortened superficies of the ninety-six mirrors if sufficiently wide to come in perfect contact at the vertices.

Agreeably to the dimensions already specified, the area of the 10-inch heater acted upon by the reflected solar rays is 331.65 square inches, the area of the 20-inch heater being 673.9 square inches.

Agreeably to the dimensions already specified, the area of the 10-inch heater acted upon by the reflected solar rays is 331.65 square inches, the area of the 20-inch heater being 673.9 square inches.

The area of a sphere whose radius is equal to the earth's distance from the sun in aphelion being to the sun's area as 218.1ยฒ to 1, while the reflecter of the solar pyrometer intercepts a sunbeam of 3,130 square inches section, it follows that the reflector will receive the radiant heat developed by 3,130 / 218.1ยฒ = 0.0658 square inch of the solar surface.

The area of a sphere whose radius is equal to the earth's distance from the sun in aphelion being to the sun's area as 218.1ยฒ to 1, while the reflecter of the solar pyrometer intercepts a sunbeam of 3,130 square inches section, it follows that the reflector will receive the radiant heat developed by 3,130 / 218.1ยฒ = 0.0658 square inch of the solar surface.

Hence, as the 10-inch heater presents an area of 331.65 square inches, we establish the fact that the reflected solar rays, acting on the same, are diffused in the ratio of 331.65 to 0.0658, or 331.65 / 0.0658 = 5,040 to 1; the diffusion of the rays acting on the 20-inch heater being as 673.9 to 0.0658, or 673.9 / 0.0658 = 10,241 to 1.

The amount of pollen was determined by exposing slips of glass, each having an area of a square centimeter, and coated with a sticky mixture of glycerine, water, proof spirit, and a little carbolic acid.

(i.e., that one house out of every 244 was attacked by small-pox in the ordinary way), and that the area inclosed by a circle having a radius of one mile round the spot where the hospital was subsequently established (called in the report the "special area") was, as a matter of fact, rather more free from small-pox than the rest of the district.

(i.e., that one house out of every 244 was attacked by small-pox in the ordinary way), and that the area inclosed by a circle having a radius of one mile round the spot where the hospital was subsequently established (called in the report the "special area") was, as a matter of fact, rather more free from small-pox than the rest of the district.

After the establishment of the hospital in March, 1877, the amount of small-pox in the "special area" round the hospital very notably increased, as is shown by the table by Mr. Power, given below.

ADMISSIONS OF ACUTE SMALL-POX TO FULHAM HOSPITAL, AND INCIDENCE OF SMALL-POX UPON HOUSES IN SEVERAL DIVISIONS OF THE SPECIAL AREA DURING FIVE EPIDEMIC PERIODS.

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Probably there are few observant persons of rural habits who cannot call to mind one or another still autumn morning, when from a cloudless, though perhaps hazy, sky, they have noted, over a wide area, steady descent of countless spider webs, many of them well-nigh perfect in all details of their construction.

Area, 40,000 square miles, or 25,600,000 acres.

The barracks stand on the bluffs of the Mississippi, and, with the river's bank, they form a parallelogramthe buildings are on three sides, and the fourth opens to the river; the descent from the extremity of the area to the water's edge is planted with trees, and the whole has a picturesque effect.

Outside the wrecked area were many shops belonging to American firms, but each of them had escaped injury.

In some streets of the destroyed area I met not one living person.

South of Fortieth Street between the Hudson and East Rivers, New York has an area of 3,905 acres, a fraction over six square miles, exclusive of piers, and contained, according to the census of 1880, a population of 813,076.

Selecting for comparison an area about equal from the fifteen most densely populated districts or parishes of London, of an aggregate area of 3,896 acres, and with a total population of 746,305, we obtain 191.5 persons per acre.

Selecting for comparison an area about equal from the fifteen most densely populated districts or parishes of London, of an aggregate area of 3,896 acres, and with a total population of 746,305, we obtain 191.5 persons per acre.

Thus briefly New York averaged 208 persons per acre, and 16.37 per dwelling; London, for the same area, 191.5 persons per acre, and 7.21 per house.

Taking four of the most thickly populated of the London districts (East London, Strand, Old Street, St. Luke's, St. Giles-in-the-Fields, and St. George, Bloomsbury), we find on a total area of 792 acres a population of 197,285, or an average of 249 persons per acre.

In four of the most densely populated wards of New York (10th, 11th, 13th, and 17th), we have on an area of 735 acres a population of 258,966, or 352 persons per acre.

The retail distribution structure of the small city; based on a study of the Waseca, Minnesota, retail plant and trade area, by Ralph Cassady, Jr. & Harry J. Ostlund.

A report on synoptic conditions in the Mediterranean area.

SEE LANDSBERG, HELMUT E. Climatology of the Mediterranean area.

R. A report on synoptic conditions in the Mediterranean area.

Yale Concilium on International and Area Studies, Yale University (PWH); 11Mar74; R572683. R572684. Heroes and heroines.

Here's how! to garden in the Dallas area.

A Guide to Turkish area study.

SEE BORAK, ARTHUR M. The growth of the surface area of the human body.

SEE Doner, Mary Frances. <pb id='150.png' /> Cross sectional close-up of the metropolitan area.

EISENBERG, AZRIEL L. Children and radio programs; a study of more than three thousand children in the New York metropolitan area ยฉ 8Jul36, A95996.

Yale Concilium on International and Area Studies, Yale University (PWH); 11Mar74; R572683. R572684. Heroes and heroines.

Everything, you see, had been made to fit their needs; each of the radiating paths of the valley area had a constant angle to the others, and was distinguished by a special notch upon its kerbing; all obstacles and irregularities of path or meadow had long since been cleared away; all their methods and procedure arose naturally from their special needs.

He took farm after farm, till at last he held an area equal to a fine estate.

To speculate as to the curious contradictions, or apparent contradictions, to be found even within so narrow an area as that of Ireland.

With regard to that of Central New York at Utica, a type of the eastern area, and previously referred toit is two inches less.

Of course the water area of all sections of the temperate latitudes contribute something to the precipitation; yet it is but a fractional part of the whole, and quite inconsiderable.

This is well known, now, to all the medical profession, to be the territory where phthisis pulmonalis has greatest sweep, and this is conceded to be, for the most part, caused by the marked peculiarities of climate existing over all this area.

The whole area lay trampled and bare, with puddles where the steam-engines had stood, and in the puddles bedabbled relics of paper brushes, confetti bags, scraps torn from feminine flounces, twisted leaden tubes of "ladies' tormentors" cast away and half-trodden into the mire; the whole an unscavenged desolation.

A flight of stone steps led up from this area to the railed coping twenty feet aloft, where the sky shone pure and fresh.

Village life, with its limited area and still more limited resources, has little economic surplus upon which parasitism can feed.

The first is the extension of the homeland frontiers, broadening the geographical area of the nucleus around which the civilization is being built.

This list is not exhaustive, but it is indicative of the wide area in which domestic growth takes place.

Every completed civilization has had small, local beginnings, on an island like Crete, or a group of islands like the Japanese Archipelago, or a tiny spot like Latium on the Tiber River, or an isolated area like the desert-surrounded Nile River Valley in Africa.

The seed ground or nucleus of each civilization has been a small, well-knit group of vigorous, energetic people, well-led, living in an easily defended, limited area, enjoying relative isolation, but also having ready access to the outside world.

Now the struggle area has become regional.

The dispersal and adoption of culture traits, supplemented by negotiation and accommodation, broaden the geographical area of the victors, increasing the population and adding to the material resources, the wealth and income of the enlarged group.

It may also involve the corresponding decrease of the geographical area, population, wealth and income of the vanquished.

The Christians during the decline of Roman civilization led a movement to convert a large geographical area to a new and better way of life.

In an untrod, untested area ignorance is a blank wall until it is pierced by ingenuity and innovation.

BAAL`BEK (i. e. City of Baal, or the Sun), an ancient city of Syria, 35 m. NW. of Damascus; called by the Greeks, Heliopolis; once a place of great size, wealth, and splendour; now in ruins, the most conspicuous of which is the Great Temple to Baal, one of the most magnificent ruins of the East, covering an area of four acres.

BANYAN, the Indian fig; a tree whose branches, bending to the ground, take root and form new stocks, till they cover a large area and become a forest.

CAIRO (400), cap. of Egypt, and largest city in Africa, on the right bank of the Nile, just above the Delta, 120 m. SE. of Alexandria, covers an extensive area on a broad sandy plain, and presents a strange agglomeration of ancient and modern elements.

CAMBO`DIA (1,500), a small kingdom in Indo-China, occupying an area as large as Scotland in the plains of the Lower Mekong.

CHICAGO (1,700), the metropolis of Illinois, in the NE. of the State, on the SW. shore of Lake Michigan, is the second city in the Union; its unparalleled growth, dating only from 1837in 1832 a mere log-fort, and now covering an area of 180 sq. m., being 21 m. in length and 10 m. in breadthis due to its matchless facilities for communication.

Its greatest length is 3370 m. from Cape St. Vincent to the Urals, and its greatest breadth 2400 m. from Cape Matapan to Nordkyn, while its area is about 3,800,000 sq. m.; it is singularly free from wild animals, has a fruitful soil richly cultivated, and possesses in supreme abundance the more useful metals.

EXMOOR, an elevated stretch of vale and moorland in the SW. of Somerset, NE. of Devonshire; has an area of over 100 sq. m., 25 of which are covered with forest.

The colonies are together larger in area than the mother-country, and include Algeria, Madagascar, and Cochin China.

ILLINOIS (3,826), an American State as large as England and Wales; has the Mississippi for its western, the Ohio for its southern boundary, with Wisconsin and Lake Michigan in the N. and Indiana on the E.; fourth in population, seventeenth in area; "the Prairie State" is level, well watered, and extremely fertile; has a climate subject to extremes, but, except in the swamps, healthy.

INDO-EUROPEAN, an epithet applied to a family of the human race with the languages of its several members descended from the Aryans, and found dispersed over an area including the better part of India and Europe.

NEW YORK (5,997), the foremost State in the American Union in population, wealth, commerce, and manufactures, the twenty-fifth in area, and is about the size of England; is triangular in shape, with a north-western base on Lakes Erie and Ontario, and an eastern apex reaching the Atlantic between Connecticut (N.) and New Jersey (S.).

One-half of the area is under cultivation; the vine flourishes, hops and tobacco are grown, and market-gardening prospers near the large cities; but manufacturing is the chief industry, and the transit of goods is greatly facilitated by the many waterways and network of railways.

NEW ZEALAND (669, of which 42 are Maories), a British island colony in the South Pacific, lying wholly within the temperate zone, 1200 m. E. of Australia; comprises North Island (45,000 sq. m.), South or Middle Island (58,000 sq. m.), Stewart Island (much smaller), and a number of islets; total area considerably more than that of Great Britain.

NORTH-WEST PROVINCES (46,905), a province and lieutenant-governorship of British India, embraces the upper portion of the Ganges Valley and Doab, and reaches from Bengal to the Punjab, enclosing Oudh on all sides but the N.; area twice that of England, is the chief wheat province, and also raises opium, cotton, tea, and sugar; was separated from Bengal in 1835, and with it in 1877 was conjoined Oudh; Allahabad is the capital.

Christiania (the capital) is the centre of the industrial area; the shipping almost equals that of the United States, and ranks third in the world.

NYANZA, VICTORIA, a large lake of Central Africa, in the Nile basin, at the sources of the river, and S. of the preceding, equal in extent to the area of Scotland, at an elevation of 3890 ft.; discovered by Captain Speke in 1858, and sailed round by Stanley in 1875.

At noon on April 22, 1889, the area was opened for settlement, and by twilight 50,000 had entered and taken possession of claims.

SEINE (3,142), the smallest but most populous department of France, entirely surrounded by the department of Seine-et-Oise; Paris and its adjacent villages cover a considerable portion of the area; presents a richly wooded, undulating surface, traversed by the Seine in a NW. direction.

SUSA (the Shushan of Daniel, Esther, &c.), an ancient city of Persia, now in ruins, that spread over an area of 3 sq. m., on the Kerkha, 250 m. SE. of Bagdad; was for long the favourite residence of the Persian kings, the ruins of whose famous palace, described in Esther, are still extant.

Despite its restricted arable area and lack of minerals the country has attained a high pitch of prosperity through the thrift and energy of its people, who have skilfully utilised the inexhaustible motive-power of innumerable waterfalls and mountain streams to drive great factories of silks, cottons, watches, and jewellery.

TARANAKI (22), a provincial district of New Zealand, occupying the SW. corner of North Island; remarkable for its dense forests, which cover nearly three-fourths of its area, and for its beds (2 to 5 ft. deep) of titaniferous iron-sand which extend along its coasts, out of which the finest steel is manufactured; New Plymouth (4) is the capital.

TAURIDA (1,060), a government of South Russia, of extensive area, jutting down in peninsular shape into the Black Sea, and including the Crimea and isthmus of Perekop; forms the western boundary of the Sea of Azov; cattle-breeding and agriculture the staple industries.

TAY, a river of Scotland whose drainage area lies almost wholly within Perthshire; rises on the northern slope of Ben Lui, on the Argyll and Perthshire border, and flowing 25 m. NE.

Meanwhile, in the disputed area, Liu Yung Fuh, a very famous soldier of fortunesomewhat of an Eastern d'Artagnanroamed to and fro with his band of "Black Flags," threw in his lot with the Chinese, and made harassing raids on the French side of the disputed border-line.

Unfortunately the few troops made a pitifully thin line when they were spread over the area to be defended, and the Customs Staff, at the I.G.'s suggestion, organized themselves into a Volunteer corps, kept regular watches day and night, and prepared to assist generally in case of emergency.