A glass cover, six inches thick and strengthened with upper fastenings, closed it tightly.
Its light, rendered bluish by the thick strata of the atmosphere was less intense than that of the crescent moon, but it was of considerable dimensions, and looked like an enormous arch stretched across the firmament.
These, from the effects of the elevation and of the impetuous winds, were low, thick and crooked.
There was a degree of mysterious grandeur in mountain behind mountain, with the deep intervening valleys, all covered by one thick, dusky mass of forest.
Now, I began sorely to repent that I had dug my cave so large as to bring a door through again, which door, as I said, came out beyond where my fortification joined to the rock: upon maturely considering this, therefore, I resolved to draw me a second fortification, in the manner of a semicircle, at a distance from my wall, just where I had planted a double row of trees about twelve years before, of which I made mention: these trees having been planted so thick before, they wanted but few piles to be driven between them, that they might be thicker and stronger, and my wall would be soon finished.
Thus in two years' time I had a thick grove; and in five or six years' time I had a wood before my dwelling, growing so monstrously thick and strong that it was indeed perfectly impassable: and no men, of what kind soever, could ever imagine that there was anything beyond it, much less a habitation.
As they grew apace, they planted them so very thick
and close together, that when they had been three or four years grown there was no piercing with the eye any considerable way into the plantation.
In response to this question, 55% said that they would prefer to have silky hair, while 37% said that they would like to have moderately thick
and silky hair.
Cream offers the best of both worlds as it enhances the taste of favored warm meals or sweet desserts with its rich flavor and superior texture while giving the convenience of easy pouring by way of the aluminum pull-tab opening.
fog was very thick
over coastal areas and it was impossible to see Emirates Palace and the end of the corniche for motorists driving on the Corniche Road Tuesday.
2 : a thick
stiff piece of paper or plastic that contains information about a person or business <I lost my library card.
worked at Aintree between 1992 and 1995 as operations manager and described the chance to return to the course as "a once in a lifetime opportunity".
Some parts of the oceans contain abundant plankton, and their skeletons can eventually form a very thick
layer on the ocean floor.
But he finds it "not at all surprising" that layers of antibodies that are thick
relative to the sensor would alter its vibrations.
Aluminum, 3/8 thick
, 5052-1434 per spec 00-A-250/8.