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The sides of the square base are closely aligned to the four cardinal compass points ( within 4 minutes of arc ) based on true north, not magnetic north, and the finished base was squared to a mean corner error of only 12 seconds of arc.
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If clay is slightly out of shape, square straight sides with guide sticks or rulers pressed against opposite sides, or smooth round pieces with damp fingers.
Place the template ( Fig. 2 ) on the fabric so that the sides of the 10 inch square cut out of the template are parallel to the warp and filling for woven fabrics, or the wales and courses for knitted fabrics, and so that the same amount of fabric extends beyond the edges of the template on all sides.
In the International System of Units ( SI ), the standard unit of area is the square metre ( written as m < sup > 2 </ sup >), which is the area of a square whose sides are one metre long.
For positive values of a and b, the binomial theorem with n = 2 is the geometrically evident fact that a square of side can be cut into a square of side a, a square of side b, and two rectangles with sides a and b. With n = 3, the theorem states that a cube of side can be cut into a cube of side a, a cube of side b, three a × a × b rectangular boxes, and three a × b × b rectangular boxes.
The country is shaped like a square and borders the Gulf of Guinea on the north Atlantic Ocean to the south ( 515 km of coastline ) and five other African nations on the other three sides, with a total of 3, 110 km of borders: Liberia to the southwest ( 716 km ), Guinea to the northwest ( 610 km ), Mali to the north-northwest ( 532 km ), Burkina Faso to the north-northeast, and Ghana to the east ( 668 km ).
In turn from PIE * keu ( b )-, " to bend, turn ".</ ref > is a three-dimensional solid object bounded by six square faces, facets or sides, with three meeting at each vertex.
Largely complete by 1230, the castle was of typical Norman courtyard design, with a central square without a keep, bounded on all sides by tall defensive walls and protected at each corner by a circular tower.
( In particular, older editions of Settlers did not come with a frame for their board ; a separate add-on was made available for players of the older-edition Settlers games, containing the newer edition frames, so as to make them compatible with the newer edition of Seafarers ; the older edition of Seafarers included a square frame, and while both older and newer editions of the frames have the same width across, the newer edition is not square-shaped, and is longer down the middle of the board compared to the sides.
The celebrated Pythagorean theorem ( book I, proposition 47 ) states that in any right triangle, the area of the square whose side is the hypotenuse ( the side opposite the right angle ) is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares whose sides are the two legs ( the two sides that meet at a right angle ).
This equation states that, representing the square of the length of the side that is the hypotenuse ( the side opposite the right angle ), is equal to the sum ( addition ) of the square of the other two sides whose lengths are represented by and.
It is bordered on all sides by a white line indicating its beginning and end points, with orange, square pylons placed at each of the four corners as a visual aid.
Mathematical and logical propositions ( e. g. " that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the two sides ") are examples of the first, while propositions involving some contingent observation of the world ( e. g. " the sun rises in the East ") are examples of the second.
For example, suppose the word square is defined by " A figure is square if and only if it has four perpendicular sides of equal length.
" It is true that all squares have four sides, but ' square ' is not a good definition for ' a shape with four sides '.
Excavations made in 1879 and 1880 led to the discovery of the remains of this station, arranged round three sides of a courtyard some 100 ft. square, including traces of baths and other buildings, and a massive embanking wall above them, some 150 ft. in length, to protect them from landslips, while a discharge certificate ( tabula honestae missionis ) of sailors who had served in the Ravenna's fleet was found in some ruins here or hereabouts.
sides and base
Cut a piece of clay for base and two for sides each about Af ( long enough for three impressions of mold ).
It is a special and delicate printing technique on both sides of the cloth in indigo blue and red patterns covering the base cloth.
* In 1999 the auxiliary press boxes were added on top of the roof boxes along the first and third base sides.
The bargaining sides agreed to an exchange of land areas ; an artillery base, Ino, located in the Karelian Isthmus, was transferred to Russia, while Finland received Petsamo in north-eastern Lapland.
The accuracy of the pyramid's workmanship is such that the four sides of the base have an average error of only 58 millimetres in length.
The completed design dimensions, as suggested by Petrie's survey and subsequent studies, are estimated to have originally been 280 cubits high by 440 cubits long at each of the four sides of its base.
The ornate Buddhist-style rear area, generally constructed of wood and in which the casket or urn is placed, is built on top of this empty cavity and most often is wider than the base of the vehicle, so that it sticks out on the sides, over the rear body panels.
It contains around 1, 300, 000 blocks ranging in weight from to and is built on a square base with sides measuring about 230 m ( 755 ft ), covering 13 acres.
The ancient Chinese capital for the State of Zhao, Handan, founded in 386 BC, also had walls that were wide at the base ; they were tall, with two separate sides of its rectangular enclosure at a length of 1, 530 yd ( 1, 400 m ).
Switzerland was an important base for espionage by both sides in the conflict and often mediated communications between the Axis and Allied powers.
Their team of architect Bruce Graham and structural engineer Fazlur Khan designed the building as nine square " tubes ", each essentially a separate building, clustered in a 3 × 3 matrix forming a square base with 225-foot ( 75 m ) sides.
; Cap skis: During the 1980s, Bucky Kashiwa developed a new construction technique using a rolled stainless steel sheet forming three sides of a torsion box over a wooden core, with the base of the ski forming the bottom.
At the northern end of the Gulf of Gaeta, it is about long by wide at the base, running from east to west and surrounded by the sea on all sides except the north.
However, one downside is that an arch pushes outward at the base, and this needs to be restrained in some way, either with heavy sides and friction or angled cuts into bedrock or similar.
Depending on the script, the dependent forms can be either placed to the left of, to the right of, above, below, or on both the left and the right sides of the base consonant.
Most pans sold specifically as sauté pans have a wide flat base and low sides, to maximize the surface area available for heating.
" The ancient historical account here demonstrates a more sophisticated understanding of political process-what were two sides in Solon's account have now become three parties, each with a regional base and a constitutional platform.
The town lies along both sides of the River Parrett, from its mouth, has been a major port and trading centre and maintains a large industrial base.
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These are traversed by another line of vaults, and thus rooms, arched on all four sides, are formed.
In the mystery story, as in The Wealth of Nations, individualism and the social good are two sides of the same benevolent coin.
In the sides of the tappets are notches with sloping sides, and connection between the tappets and locking bars consist of cams called `` dogs ''.
But now many of these same builders are finding they can cut their costs more by teaming up with a dealer who has volume enough to afford the most efficient specialized equipment to deliver everything just where it is needed -- drywall inside the house, siding along the sides, trusses on the walls, roofing on the roof, etc..
They are relentlessly rebuffed on all sides by a waitress, the police, and an intruding government tutor.
We must now show that on some component of the graph there exist two points for which the corresponding diagonal points in the C-plane are on opposite sides of C.
They are two sides of the same coin and the South will not change -- cannot change -- until the North changes.
This, however, is sufficient to show that more or less non-violent resistance and economic conflict ( if both sides are strong enough ) can be war of all against all no less than if other means are used.
From many sides come remarks that Protestant churches are badly attended and the large medieval cathedrals look all but empty during services.
The wires are usually bowed to bulge upward in the center, to keep the beads pinned to either of the two sides.
The ancient population centers such as Chaco Canyon ( outside Crownpoint, New Mexico ), Mesa Verde ( near Cortez, Colorado ), and Bandelier National Monument ( near Los Alamos, New Mexico ) for which the Ancestral Pueblo peoples are renowned, consisted of apartment-like complexes and structures made from stone, adobe mud, and other local material, or were carved into the sides of canyon walls.
South of these the mountains are marked by steep northwest sides, sharp crests and gently sloping southeast sides.
On five sides of the memorial along the top are inscribed the words " Victims of Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon September 11, 2001 ".
* L-shaped, when a short leg of firing units are placed to enfilade ( fire the length of ) the sides of the linear kill zone.