- adj. resembling a leaf
“The idea behind this pendant lamp, which comes flat-packed and ready to customize, is simple: leaf-like petals surround a central fixture and can be moved and arranged to suit individual tastes and lighting strategies — fan the petals out completely for maximum illumination, or stagger for more shade.”
“The creative leaf-like pavilion was built for a private residence in order to be a part of the landscape, with everything that implies.”
“Keegan's lyrical novella was originally a New Yorker short story, but it has gained greatly from this expansion: the narrative breathes along with the child slowly detaching from her cramped, impoverished home and starting to unfurl, leaf-like, in an atmosphere of attentiveness.”
“But in my memory, these things are illustrations sketched on cheap brown paper, turning to lint in some undisclosed pocket — along with my first dog's Jameson's limp, leaf-like ear, in the road in Las Vegas, his beige torso pancaked to the curb, and the Oldsmobile.”
“When I held page D7 to the light " Art: Painting From Another Angle ," by Willard Spiegelman, May 18, I observed not only leaf-like shapes within Carlos Cruz-Diez's "Physichromie 174" but a far more substantial shape: Juwan Howard, the 6-foot-9 Miami Heat forward featured on the back page.”
“The ceremony kicked off with a small boy floating down from the sky on a leaf-like carriage lit in green.”
“Adult have two pairs of wings that are leaf-like in color and shape.”
“Very small, individual, simple flowers (florets) are grouped in inflorescences called spikelets, which are subtended by small leaf-like bracts, the glumes.”
“Later, I go to brush what looks like a dried leaf off his back haunch (he falls over when he tries to groom himself), and it turned out to be something rather less leaf-like.”
“It can be folded flat for storage and charged by “opening a leaf-like petal”-remember these are the people who make USB-chargable AA batteries.”
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