Sentence Examples with the word inclined plane

But in life--as we have elsewhere seen--this inclined plane is angularly filled up, and almost squared by the enormous superincumbent mass of the junk and sperm.

He is of opinion that the insect abstracts from the air by means of the inclined plane a component force (composant) which it employs to support and direct itself.

Fine driveways and electric lines connect with both Lookout Mountain (the summit of which is reached by an inclined plane on which cars are operated by cable) and Missionary Ridge, where there are Federal reservations, as well as with the National Military Park (15 sq.

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Unhinge the lower jaw, and the side view of this skull is as the side of a moderately inclined plane resting throughout on a level base.

It has small angle-windows to light the interior inclined plane or staircase, and is not broken into storeys with grouped windows as in the case of the Lombard bell-towers.

Here is the great cataract of Itamaraca, which rushes down an inclined plane for 3 m.

The beds thus formed should slope in an inclined plane from the conductor to the main drain, that the water may flow equably over them.