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When scratched with a sharp implement, an exothermic reaction occurs and white fumes are given off as metallic antimony is formed ; when rubbed with a pestle in a mortar, a strong detonation occurs.
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When a neighbor in tough straits offered to sell his dented and scratched Gene Autry model guitar with worn-out strings, Buck purchased it for a couple of dollars.
When the beat stops in Beside's version of the song, Freddy says " Ahhhhh, this stuff is really fresh ", a line which is quite possibly the most scratched sample in the history of hip-hop music.
In the oldest written account, by an Egyptian named Uha, in the 23rd century B. C, he describes a mass circumcision and boasts of his ability to stoically endure the pain: " When I was circumcised, together with one hundred and twenty men ... there was none thereof who hit out, there was none thereof who was hit, and there was none thereof who scratched and there was none thereof who was scratched.
When the wax was removed, a message was found scratched on the wooden backing, warning the Spartans of Xerxes's plans.
When scratched, it produces a large spark which is responsible for lighting the fuel of many lighters, and is suitably inexpensive for use in disposable items.
In the oldest written account, by an Egyptian named Uha, in the 23rd century BC, he describes a mass circumcision and boasts of his ability to stoically endure the pain: " When I was circumcised, together with one hundred and twenty men ... there was none thereof who hit out, there was none thereof who was hit, and there was none thereof who scratched and there was none thereof who was scratched.
When reading Lincoln Center's photocopy of the Broadway rehearsal script to Smile, many of the licensed lyrics are printed but scratched out and replaced with what was sung at the Lunt-Fontanne, handwritten.
When asked about a sequel in a 2008 GameSpot interview, Steven Sinclair stated that there was " nothing definitive " planned, but commented that he would " love to do one ", and that Dark Sector only scratched the surface of the character and weapon's potential.
When and with
When he started school at the age of five-and-a-half, he could not understand why the alphabet begins with the letter A, instead of C, as in the scale.
When the Revolution broke out, he, along with Jefferson and Jay, abandoned his career at the bar, with considerable financial sacrifice.
When confronted with a drunk or an insane person I have no notion of what any one of them might do to me or to himself or to others.
When I try to work out my reasons for feeling that this passage is of critical significance, I come up with the following ideas, which I shall express very briefly here and revert to in a later essay.
When words can be used in a more fresh and primitive way so that they strike with the force of sights and sounds, when tones of sound and colors of paint and the carven shape all strike the sensibilities with an undeniable force of data in and of themselves, compelling the observer into an attitude of attention, all this imitates the way experience itself in its deepest character strikes upon the door of consciousness and clamors for entrance.
When combined with the metaphysical notion that pure forms of this universe are best appreciated when least embodied in a material substratum, it becomes clear that while earth will be dross on a scale of material-formal ratios, celestial bodies will be of a subtle, quickened, ethereal existence, in whose embodiment pure form will be the dominant component and matter will be absent or remain subsidiary.
When someone in the audience rose and asked how does it feel to be a celebrity, Carl said, `` A celebrity is a fellow who eats celery with celerity ''.
When he discovered they had received from the Company's Court of Directors no permission to live in India, coupled with the fact that they were Americans who had been sent to Asia to convert `` the heathen '', he became more belligerent than ever.
When Harold Arlen returned to California in the winter of 1944, it was to take up again a collaboration with Johnny Mercer, begun some years before.
When the troupe traveled to New York to participate in a one-act-play competition -- and won -- Mercer, instead of returning with the rest of the company in triumph, remained in New York.
When Prudence and Blackberry were too young to be trusted in the dining room, they were tied to the radiator with their leashes, and they would cry.
When we consider the disorganized state of the world community, and the legacy of predispositions adversely directed against all who are identified as Jews, it is obvious that the struggle for the minds and muscles of men needs to be prosecuted with increasing vigor and skill.
When these fields are surveyed together, important patterns of relationship emerge indicating a vast community of reciprocal influence, a continuity of thought and expression including many traditions, primarily literary, religious, and philosophical, but frequently including contact with the fine arts and even, to some extent, with science.
When Nan Patterson, a stunning and money-minded chorus girl who had appeared in a Floradora road show, rode down Broadway in a hansom cab with her married lover, Frank Young, she stopped the cab to disclose that Young had been shot dead, tearfully insisting that he had shot himself although experts said he could not have done so.
When the victory cheer went up this officer found himself still mounted, with his horse pressed broadside against Cleburne's log parapet in a tangled group of infantrymen.
When the negotiations began, his quarrel with the king of France was temporarily in abeyance, and he had no intention of reviving it so long as there was hope that French money would come to pay the troops who, under Charles of Valois, the papal vicar of Tuscany, were so valuable in the crusade against the Colonna cardinals and their Sicilian allies.
When Sir Edward Greville enclosed the town commons on the Bancroft, Quiney and others leveled his hedges on January 21, 1600/1, and were charged with riot by Sir Edward.
When Blackman emerged from the bedroom, everyone was gone except the tolerant Lord Thomson, who stayed and chatted with him for half an hour, and then Blackman lay awake most of that night, despairing of what he must expect on the Continent.
When and sharp
( 1 ) When an object was placed in the patient's hand, he had no difficulty determining whether it was warm or cold, sharp or blunt, rough or smooth, flexible, soft, or hard ; ;
When the police use search warrants in connection with a vandalism investigation they are often seeking judicial approval to look for items such as cans of spray paint and nozzles from other kinds of aerosol sprays, etching tools or other sharp or pointed objects used to etch or scratch glass and other hard surfaces, and permanent marking pens, such as markers or paint sticks ; evidence of membership or affiliation with any gang or tagging crew, paraphernalia to include any reference to “( tagger ’ s name ),” and any drawings, writings, objects or graffiti depicting taggers ’ names, initials, logos, monikers, slogans, or mention of tagging crew membership ; any newspaper clippings relating details of or referring to any graffiti crime.
When the nail has been completely driven, the farrier cuts off the sharp points and uses a clincher ( a form of tongs made especially for this purpose ) or a clinching block with hammer to bend the rest of the nail so it is almost flush with the hoof wall.
When combined with the sharp decline in incomes during the early depression, the result was a serious deficit in the federal budget.
When possible, these working class mods spent their money on suits and other sharp outfits to wear at dancehalls, where they enjoyed soul, ska, bluebeat and rocksteady music.
When Charles sought to codify Bohemian law in the Majestas Carolina of 1355, he met with sharp resistance.
When unhooking a Chub with a disgorger be very careful not to poke your fingers into the Chubs mouth as they have sharp / bone crushing pharyngeal teeth at the back of their mouths.
When Yorkist scouts reached the hill, there was a sharp fight in which they suffered heavy casualties.
When poll participants were asked their party affiliation, the poll revealed a sharp political divide: 69 percent of Democrats were unqualifiedly in favor of Lend-Lease, whereas only 38 percent of Republicans favored the bill without qualification.
When wrinkled, aluminum foil is generally unsafe in microwaves, as manipulation of the foil causes sharp bends and gaps that invite sparking.
When provoked, or for defense, coatis can be fierce fighters ; their strong jaws, sharp canine teeth, and fast scratching paws, along with a tough hide sturdily attached to the underlying muscles, make it very difficult for potential predators ( e. g., dogs or jaguars ) to seize the smaller mammal.
When snorkeling on or near coral reefs, care must be exercised to avoid contact with the delicate ( and sometimes sharp and / or stinging ) coral and its poisonous inhabitants, usually via protective gloves and by being careful of one's environment.
When Cuhullin could not bite through his cake ( which had an iron in it ) but the baby could ( Finn's cake had no iron ), in amazement Cuhullin felt to see how sharp the baby's teeth were, allowing Finn to bite his middle finger off and deprive Cuhullin of both his strength and size.
When the object is travelling through water at high speeds, the flat nose deflects the water radially outward at speeds such that there is a tremendous drop in pressure aft of where the water passes over the sharp edge of the periphery of the nose, causing a cavitation bubble that will generally close in behind the object.
When viewing the daguerreotype, a dark surface is reflected into the mirrored silver surface, and the reproduction of detail in sharp photographs is very good.
When in regular use stones need to be dressed periodically, that is, re-cut to keep the cutting surfaces sharp.
When shooting with forced perspective, it's important to have the aperture stopped down sufficiently to achieve proper DOF ( depth of field ), so that the foreground object and background are both sharp.
When the saddle is positioned properly, however, the fretted tones all sound sharp to the same degree as long as the distances between the frets are correct.
When on the wing it has a soft call, and a sharper and repeated alarm, cuick, cuick, but during courtship, and occasionally at other times, it uses a mechanical signal, a sharp cracking sound, caused by clapping the wings together over the back.
When an input voltage is expected to vary in an analogue way, but sharp thresholds are required for later digital processing, the Schmitt trigger circuit uses positive feedback to ensure that if the input voltage creeps gently above the threshold, the output is forced smartly and rapidly from one logic state to the other.
When short-skip Es reception occurs, i. e., under in band I, there is a greater possibility that the ionized Es cloud will be capable of reflecting a signal at a much higher frequency – i. e., a VHF band 3 channel – since a sharp reflection angle ( short skip ) favours low frequencies, a shallower reflection angle from the same ionized cloud will favour a higher frequency.
When blunt, they tend to produce powdery sawdust, rather than the longer, clean shavings characteristic of a sharp chain ; a sharp saw also needs very little force from the operator to push it into the cut.