Sentence Examples with the word smoothly

The course of the pourparlers would doubtless have run more smoothly but for the infirm health and finally the death of the prince of Orange himself.

On such lines the beginning of a rack section is provided with a piece of rack mounted on springs, so that the pinions of the engine engage smoothly with the teeth.

These irregular features are wanting south of the limits of Pleistocene glaciation; there the rivers have had time, in the latest cycle of erosion into which they have entered, to establish themselves in a continuous flow, and as a rule to wear down their courses to a smoothly graded slope.

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The narrow black highway ribboned smoothly down hill under a canopy of trees.

All involute teeth of the same pitch work smoothly together.

It took her a few minutes to become accustomed to the gearing, but she was shifting smoothly much quicker than he expected.

The woman's husband, a short, round- shouldered man in the undress uniform of a civilian official, with sausage-shaped whiskers and showing under his square-set cap the hair smoothly brushed forward over his temples, with expressionless face was moving the trunks, which were placed one on another, and was dragging some garments from under them.

For a moment her heart beat overtime and it looked as though she might fall, but Alex smoothly caught her and stepped around, covering her fumbling so well that no one appeared to notice.

She entered a narrow, well-lit hall and followed it through smoothly hewn walls.

At the top. The terre-plein is well and smoothly paved, and is defended by a crenellated parapet.