Sentence Examples with the word upturned

This mountain mass is of flat-arched, dome-like structure, now well dissected by radiating consequent streams, so that the weaker uppermost strata have been eroded down to the level of the plains where their upturned edges are evenly truncated, and the next following harder strata have been sufficiently eroded to disclose the core of underlying crystalline rocks in about half of the domed area.

The afternoon sun penetrated the mass of honeysuckle that covered the porch, and fell on my upturned face.

He glanced up at her, amusement in the upturned corner of his full lips.

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And lying upon the upturned edges of the greatly denuded Silurian grits and shales.

The freckles sprinkled over that upturned nose gave her a youthful look, though he guessed her to be nearer his age.

That these high plateaus are planes of erosion is shown by their independence of geological structure, the upturned edges of the vertical and contorted schists having been abruptly shorn off and the granite having been wasted and levelled along its exposed surface.

A familiar look of determination was on her upturned face.

The larvae of the tortoise-beetles have the curious habit of forming an umbrella-like shield out of their own excrement, held in position by the upturned tail-process.

Sam was a tall redhead with large blue eyes and a sprinkle of freckles over an upturned nose.

Few crowded neighbourhoods are visible, and the characteristic features of the scene which meets the eye are the upturned roofs of temples, palaces, and mansions, gay with blue, green and yellow glazed tiles, glittering among the groves of trees with which the city abounds.