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  • Since what I do a great deal of nowadays is to view Washington, or at least Capitol Hill, from the semi-oval office which I inherited from Derek, perhaps I too should talk about a view of, or from, Washington.

    Canada-U.S. Relations in the New Era; A Diplomat's View

  • The medial, situated in front of the middle calcaneal facet, is convex, triangular, or semi-oval in shape, and rests on the plantar calcaneonavicular ligament; the lateral, named the anterior calcaneal articular surface, is somewhat flattened, and articulates with the facet on the upper surface of the anterior part of the calcaneus.

    II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus

  • The lateral surface also presents two articular facets, separated by a rough non-articular area; the anterior facet, situated at the superior angle of the bone, is small and semi-oval in shape, and articulates with the medial side of the base of the fourth metatarsal bone; the posterior and larger one is triangular or oval, and articulates with the cuboid; the rough, non-articular area serves for the attachment of an interosseous ligament.

    II. Osteology. 6d. The Foot. 1. The Tarsus

  • The lower part of the facet is continued on to the inferior surface of the bone as a small semi-oval area for articulation with the cartilage of the first rib.

    II. Osteology. 6a. The Bones of the Upper Extremity. 1. The Clavicle

  • When we returned below, I sat down on one end of a deep, semi-circular, or, rather, semi-oval settee, upholstered in red plush.

    The Shadow Line

  • The turrets on the wall were semi-oval in shape, and about 50 feet apart.

    The Babylonian Story of the Deluge as Told by Assyrian Tablets from Nineveh

  • It further differs from congeners in having a combination of: the front part of the snout without plates, long-cusped teeth, semi-oval shaped lower lip, length of first branched dorsal-fin ray 26. 4-31.0% standard length, lower jaw 20. 1-22.6% head length in fish larger than 50 mm standard length, head width 101. 3-106.1% head length, and eye diameter 16. 6-17.3% head length in fish larger than 100 mm standard length.

    Practical Fishkeeping

  • SurgiMend PRS is available in three unique shapes and sizes to accommodate a wide range of expanders, implants and techniques: a 7 x 17 cm rectangle; a 10 x 15 cm semi-oval; and a 10 x 20 cm rectangle, all of which are available with fenestrations to assist with fluid drainage, provide gradual stretch, and improve incorporation.


  • It has the shape of a semi-oval opening downward: it starts at zero revenue

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • (_sic_), in a semi-oval figure, parallel to the benches of the pit; and that the former lower doors of entrance for the actors were brought down between the two foremost (and then only) pilasters; in the place of which doors now the two stage boxes are fixt.

    The Palmy Days of Nance Oldfield


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