Sentence Examples with the word turned

Mechanism; so that, if b is guided in any curve, the point a will describe a similar curve turned through an angle baa, the scales of the curves being in the ratio ab to cc. Sylvester called an instrument based on this property aplagiograph or a skew pantograph.

The Grey Friars' building was turned into a castle (Dronningborg) after the Reformation; its church was burned down in 1698.

Here Tancred, followed by Baldwin, turned into Cilicia, and began to take possession of the Cilician towns, and especially of Tarsus - thus beginning, it would seem, the creation of the Norman principality of Antioch.

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With effort, she turned her head away.

And he turned round and galloped back to the place where he had seen the Emperor, but there was no one beyond the ditch now.

Placing them on the bed, she turned to the closet to get the suitcases.

Detached from these, and separated entirely from the monastic buildings, were various workshops, which convenience required to be banished to the outer precincts, a saw-mill and oil-mill (UU) turned by water, and a currier's shop (V), where the sandals and leathern girdles of the monks were made and repaired.

He rode across one of the swaying pontoon bridges to the farther side, turned sharply to the left, and galloped in the direction of Kovno, preceded by enraptured, mounted chasseurs of the Guard who, breathless with delight, galloped ahead to clear a path for him through the troops.

Cities grow more rapidly now than formerly, because the excess of deaths over births has been turned into an excess of births over deaths.

She turned it again, and this time put her weight against the door.