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  • Shown here is the dining room in the house with the door opening to a large garden in back with a fountain that starts with an antique millstone, with water flowing down a 60-foot stainless steel trough-like chute.

    Napa Valley Winery

  • A large garden in back features a fountain that starts with an antique millstone, with water flowing down a 60-foot stainless steel trough-like chute.

    Napa Valley, Korean Style

  • On sloping topography trough-like depressions of up to 20 cm in depth run perpendicular to the contour of the slope.

    Texas blackland prairies

  • Firstly, the medial surface of the dentary possesses trough-like concavities that Fox et al. interpreted as areas for the articulation of post-dentary bones.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Why, she begged of Henry Adams, do we like feeding in long trough-like rooms, black with flies and negro waiters?

    The Five of Hearts

  • Some water was coming straight down from the wheel into the trough-like base of the "fountain" or whatever this thing was.

    wilberteets Diary Entry

  • About 5:00 P.M. Longstreet joined Lee on Seminary Ridge whence there was a wide sweep of vision: the town ahead, a long trough-like meadow to the right front, and east of that, stone-littered Cemetery Ridge, which swept southward and gave place to the two eminences that bulked almost as if they were mountains—Little Round Top and Round Top.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • The Horsehair's trough-like urinal was brimful of liquid, as had always, to Rebus's knowledge, been the case.

    Strip Jack

  • About 5:00 P.M. Longstreet joined Lee on Seminary Ridge whence there was a wide sweep of vision: the town ahead, a long trough-like meadow to the right front, and east of that, stone-littered Cemetery Ridge, which swept southward and gave place to the two eminences that bulked almost as if they were mountains—little Round Top and Round Top.

    Lee’s Lieutenants

  • She called gaily to all the women, including Gertie, then left the carriage on the walk, and from her coalhouse dragged out a large trough-like box.

    The Dollmaker

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