To bring forth, as young; to yean. A lamb just brought forth; a yeanling. The organ of hearing; the external ear.
Rostov still had the same indefinite feeling, as of shame. A more rational system of cropping now began to take the place of the thriftless and barbarous practice of sowing successive crops of corn until the land was utterly exhausted, and then leaving it foul with weeds to recover its power by an indefinite period of rest.
At first held at any of the local shrines, such as Gilgal, Bethel, Shiloh, as well as Jerusalem, it was held at an indefinite date during the harvest in the fall of the year. The method of resolution just described is the simplest, but it is only one of an indefinite number that might be proposed, and which are all equally legitimate, so long as the question is regarded as a merely mathematical one, without reference to the physical properties of actual screens.
And those thoughts, though now vague and indefinite, again possessed his soul. There are considerable spaces where the strike, or axis, of the main ranges is transverse to the water-parting, which is then represented by intermediate highlands forming lacustrine regions with an indefinite watershed.
In the spring of he received the rank of marechal de camp in command of the cavalry in the army of the north; but the influence of the extremists becoming predominant he took indefinite leave of absence, and settled at Auteuil, where, with Condorcet and Cabanis, he devoted himself to scientific studies.
The council was reduced to four members with a governor-general, who were to exercise certain indefinite powers of control over the presidencies of Madras and Bombay.
The direct action of changed conditions leads to definite or indefinite results. The national hope was relegated to an indefinite future and to another sphere. The name of Catholic Epistles is given to those letters two of Peter, three of John, one of James, one of Jude incorporated in the New Testament which except 2 and 3 John are not, like those of St Paul, addressed to particular individuals or churches, but to a larger and more indefinite circle of readers.
If the burningup of humus and the leaching of the soil could be prevented, there is no reason whyia cotton soil should not produce good crops continuously for an indefinite time.
His powerful scientific imagination enabled him to realize that all the points of a wavefront originate partial waves, the aggregate effect of which is to reconstitute the primary disturbance at the subsequent stages of its advance, thus accomplishing its propagation; so that each primary undulation is the envelope of an indefinite number of secondary undulations.
Among the striking peculiarities of the language are the definite and indefinite forms of the active verb, e. If property rights of the rich are respected and tax rates, while high, still allow for indefinite gain, then the rich will keep producing.
They preserve their form when dry for an indefinite period. The term light railways is somewhat vague and indefinite, and therefore to give a precise definition of its significance is not an easy matter. But an indefinite number of definitions of the product of two complex numbers yield interesting results.
Some are globular and others are rod-shaped; they may be grouped in clusters, stars, rosettes, rows, chains or swarms of indefinite shape.
To this term, which had long been used in a loose and indefinite manner, J. One of the oldest of Venezuelan industries, the Margarita pearl fisheries, was prohibited in for an indefinite time because of the threatened extinction of the oyster beds.
In the case of iron, ferric sulphate, Fe2 S04 3, is produced; tin yields a somewhat indefinite sulphate of its oxide Sn In The electors consisted of an indefinite number of freemen, about 50 in all, indirectly nominated by the mayor and corporation, which existed by prescription.
Thus, for example, in a mountain range at right angles to a prevailing sea-wind, it is the land forms which determine that one side of the range shall be richly watered and deeply dissected by a complete system of valleys, while the other side is dry, indefinite in its valley systems, and sends none of its scanty drainage to the sea.
The metal rattle was an ancient Egyptian percussion instrument. At least their purpose was indefinite compared with that which they now have before them.
Since, however, the steppe edge on the east is somewhat indefinite, some early Moslem and other geographers have included all the Hamad in Syria, making of the latter a blunt-headed triangle with a base some m. If the attraction of a central body is not the only force acting on the moving body, the orbit will deviate from the form of a conic section in a degree depending on the amount of the extraneous force; and the curve described may not be a re-entering curve at all, but one winding around so as to form an indefinite succession of spires.
The present influence of Wagnerian harmony is, then, somewhat indefinite, since the most important real phenomena of later music indicate a revolt both from it and from earlier classical methods.
But, as will be evident, the bright bands bordering the central band are now not inferior to it in brightness; in fact, a band similar to the central band is reproduced an indefinite number of times, so long as there is no sensible discrepancy of phase in the secondary waves proceeding from the various parts of the same slit.
Instead of reducing chaos to order and concentrating his attention, as Brand had done in the Free State, on establishing security and promoting industry, he took up, with all its entanglements, the policy of intrigues with native chiefs beyond the border and the dream of indefinite expansion.
It is true that there is nothing, or hardly anything, that properly deserves the name of poetry in them - no passion, no sense of the beauty of nature, only a narrow "criticism of life," only a conventional and restricted choice of language, a cramped and monotonous prosody, and none of that indefinite suggestion which has been rightly said to be of the poetic essence.
Of the carbon dioxide and ammonia no exhaustion can take place, but of the mineral constitutents the supply is limited because the soil cannot afford an indefinite amount of them; hence the chief care of the farmer, and the function of manures, is to restore to the soil those minerals which each crop is found, by the analysis of its ashes, to take up in its growth.
The supply of reserve teeth is indefinite; frequently one or two are lying ready and of equal size to the functional fangs. Here we have a series of celebrations representing the occupations of the successive seasons, addressed sometimes to numina who developed later on into the great gods of the state, such as Jupiter, Mars or Ceres, sometimes to vaguer divinities who remained always indefinite and rustic in character, such as Pales and Consus.
That cession, renewed after the death of Gregory to his successors, conferred upon the popes indefinite rights, of which they afterwards availed themselves in the consolidation of their temporal power. In the higher plants the structures which have been often described as centrosomes are too indefinite in their constitution.Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin “A Work of Artifice,” by the American poet Marge Piercy, is a small poem about a large subject.
The poem describes how a bonsai tree, which in nature has the potential to grow to an enormous. The analysis of translation aims to show that the narrative features are lost in translation or not. It is nature of translation that there are always losses and gains in the translation.
Maybe, in this translation of the Faulknerâ€™s A Rose for Emily, there are gains as well as losses. See also the pages. The poetry of Seamus Heaney: flawed success Seamus Heaney: ethical depth?
His responses to the British army during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, bullfighting, the Colosseum, 'pests,' 9/11, IRA punishment, the starving or hungry, the hunger strikers in Northern Ireland. Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Compact Interactive Edition, 6th Edition.
So, we'd use the indefinite article 'a' in the following examples: a pencil, a dog and a boat. We'd use the indefinite article 'an' in the following examples: an owl, an egg and an elephant.