Sentence Examples with the word bottle-shaped

Besides the chamber kilns which have been described, there are the old-fashioned bottle kilns, which are similar, to the chamber kilns, but are bottle-shaped and open at the top; they do not dry the slurry for their next charge.

Their arid country was the best safeguard of their cherished liberty; for the bottle-shaped cisterns for rain-water which they excavated in the rocky or argillaceous soil were carefully concealed from invaders.

Thus Badakshan reaches out an arm into the Pamirs eastwards - bottle-shaped - narrow at the neck (represented by the northern slopes of the Hindu Kush), and swelling out eastwards so as to include a part of the great and little Pamirs.

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These cisterns are bell-shaped or bottle-shaped excavations, with a narrow circular shaft in the top, hollowed in the rock and lined with cement.