Sentence Examples with the word halt

During a halt of a few days in Poland on his way back from Vienna, King Augustus had explained to him a project for partitioning the transBaltic provinces of Sweden, by which Poland should recover Livonia and annex Esthonia, Russia should obtain Ingria and Karelia, and Denmark should take possession of Holstein.

The line was, however, rectified, and after a halt the final advance began.

Consequently the temperature does not change and there is another well-marked halt in the cooling, and this halt lasts until the mixture has become wholly solid.

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It was decided that that army should halt and reconstitute for the present, as any further advance could only be carried out by a deliberate and carefully planned assault on the canal line.

Eutectic point gives the second halt in cooling, due to the simultaneous formation of lead crystals and tin crystals.

During a halt on the peninsula of Pallene, Aethilla and the other captive women set fire to the ships.

He showed exemplary track manners, almost coming to a halt on occasion to let faster cars past.

The car came to a halt and then started to roll forward.

During this halt the escort treated the prisoners even worse than they had done at the start.

But when they had marched for about an hour in the dense fog, the greater part of the men had to halt and an unpleasant consciousness of some dislocation and blunder spread through the ranks.