pensile


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Synonyms for pensile

hung or appearing to be hung from a support

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Evidently, these orchards, situated near Pienza's southern gate, were spread out down the hillside below the giardino pensile of the Palazzo Piccolomini.
Recent research has provided evidence that for the reconstruction of the Forum new buildings were erected and streets to the Forum, like the Vicolo del Balcone Pensile, were narrowed.
35) For the reconstruction of the Forum and the development of the infrastructure see Poehler 2011a:149-63; the situation of the Vicolo del Balcone Pensile is mentioned on p.
E qui mi sembra straordinario che il tema attorno a cui si accentra la riflessione sia quello appunto della spazzatura, che acquista toni malinconici e favolosi nelle parole del Kan (i due straccioni ubriachi di cattivo vino che rovistando in uno scarico credono di veder splendere tutti i tesori dell'Oriente), e addirittura visionari in quelle di Polo (l'ipotesi del mondo intero ridotto a terreno vago ricoperto da immondezzai, meno il giardino pensile della reggia del Gran Kan).
Sia il tono favolistico che quello visionario, mentre rafforzano la precarieta della visione soggettiva, suggeriscono la ricchezza e l'inesauribilita del mondo: i tesori dell'Oriente esistono perche ci sono gli immondezzai, il giardino pensile e regale e un'oasi serena in mezzo a uno sterminato terreno vago.
Three of the nests were pensile pouch supported vertically, one by a fine vine and the other two by a pensile fern frond rachis that vertically crossed the posterior wall (Fig.
However, Skutch (1969) described the nest of the Checker-throated Antwren (Epinecrophylla fulviventris) as a deep pensile pouch attached to a fork rather than as an oven-shaped nest, and this description resembles the general shape of a nest of a Black Bushbird.
The categories of support type (S&P) were fork (n = 46), lateral (n = 22), pensile (n = 3), and lateral and fork at the same time (n = 52) with the latter combination being previously unreported.
The pair's pensile nest was suspended in an arroyo willow from the crook of a Y-shaped horizontal branch.
All nests were pensile and suspended from near the rim that was woven onto thin (<1 cm) branches.