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edge-shaft

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Common Romanesque arrangement of an engaged half-shaft attached to a pier, usually the element from which an arch springs.

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edge-shaft

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Common Romanesque arrangement of an engaged half-shaft attached to a pier, usually the element from which an arch springs.

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edge-shaft

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 20 words.

Common Romanesque arrangement of an engaged half-shaft attached to a pier, usually the element from which an arch springs.

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Pertinence of the Head

Stephen G. Miller.

in The Berkeley Plato

April 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Philosophy. 1287 words.

This chapter describes the pertinence of the head to the shaft. The acid treatment of the head has ruined the edges of the marble around the neck. The removal of two layers of adhesive from...

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chisel-ended arrowhead

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Ar]

A type of arrow tip, usually of flint or stone, that has a sharp straight cutting edge at right angles to the axis of the arrow shaft, rather than a point. Such arrowheads are...

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side-notched point

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[De]

Bifacially worked chipped stone projectile head with shallow and wide notches worked into both side edges near the base. These notches were presumably to assist attachment to...

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instrument formula

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

A method of defining dental hand instruments devised by G. V. Black (1836–1915). It consists of three figures (sometimes four). The first figure denotes the width of the blade in tenths of...

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verge

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Slight projection formed by a pitched roof over the naked of a gable-wall. The junction between the tiles on the roof and the top of the wall has to be watertight, and this...

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The nest architecture of three species of north Florida <i>Aphaenogaster</i> ants

Walter R. Tschinkel.

in Journal of Insect Science

P ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. 8163 words.

The architecture of the subterranean nests of Aphaenogaster floridana Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), A. treatae Forel and A. ashmeadi (Emery), was studied from plaster, wax, or metal...

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Mycenae

O. T. P. K. Dickinson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 898 words.

Mycenae is a rocky hill, flanked by ravines to north and south, situated on the north-east edge of the Argive plain between larger hills. There are few remains from the earliest phases of occupation,...

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Mitral valve motion assessed by high-speed video camera in isolated swine heart

Shunei Saito, Yoshimori Araki, Akihiko Usui, Toshiaki Akita, Hideki Oshima, Jun Yokote and Yuichi Ueda.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 4878 words.

Objective: We have recently reported our isolated and working swine heart model that examines the valve motion precisely by a high-speed digital video camera system. Using this...

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