Sentence Examples with the word Angles

In the Cistercian monasteries, to keep the noise and smell of dinner still farther away from the sacred building, the refectory was built north and south, at right angles to the axis of the church.

From any point without the curve two, and only two, tangents can be drawn; if OP, OP' be two tangents from 0, and S, S' the foci, then the angles OSP, OSP' are equal and also SOP, S'OP'.

Two divisions under Di Giorgio had been dispatched to hold this line, but their march, at right angles to the line of the retreat and athwart the long streams of retiring troops and civilians, had been very difficult.

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Above sea-level, the Nevado de Toluca (15,168 ft.), in a range which separates the valleys of Mexico and Toluca, the Montes de las Cruces, and that volcanic, spur-like range, running northward at right angles to the axis of the other ranges, whose culminating points, some 20 m.

In width, runs at right angles with Front Street through the business centre of the city, being interrupted by the Capitol Park (about 16 acres).

Thus, for example, in a mountain range at right angles to a prevailing sea-wind, it is the land forms which determine that one side of the range shall be richly watered and deeply dissected by a complete system of valleys, while the other side is dry, indefinite in its valley systems, and sends none of its scanty drainage to the sea.

To find the angular acceleration A, draw kI, bt respectively parallel to and at right angles to the link KB.

When the inclination of the movable half with respect to the axis of the telescope is changed by rotation about an axis at right angles to the plane of division, two images are produced.

The midst of the chromosomes, the longitudinal axis of which is at right angles to the plane of the division (fig.

The other streets run at right angles to one another.