When a sufficient quantity of it has been collected, the various strips are enveloped in a covering of large leaves, which the natives use precisely as we do wrapping-paper, and which are secured by a few turns of a line passed round them.
The different strips are now extended, one by one, in successive layers, upon some smooth surface--generally the prostrate trunk of a cocoanut tree--and the heap thus formed is subjected, at every new increase, to a moderate beating, with a sort of wooden mallet, leisurely applied.
She sat silent, her hands clasped on her work, and it seemed to him that a warm current flowed toward him along the strip
of stuff that still lay unrolled between them.
He gasped for breath and struggled; but the strips
of pigskin that held his four legs together were numerous and tough.
Lifting these higher strings, Hester lifted the loosened paper in the next room--the lower strings, which had previously held the strip firm and flat against the sound portion of the wall, working in their holes, and allowing the paper to move up freely.
Partly by signs, and partly by help of the slate, she showed how the mixture could be applied to the back of the loosened strip of paper in the next room--how the paper could be glued to the sound lower part of the wall by tightening the strings--how the strings, having served that purpose, could be safely removed--how the same process could be followed in Geoffrey's room, after the hollowed place had been filled up again with the materials waiting in the scullery, or even without filling up the hollowed place if the time failed for doing it.
All that was necessary was to let the two strips of paper drop back into their places--to fasten the strip to the wall in Anne's room, by tightening the two lower strings--and then to replace the nails which held the loose strip on Geoffrey's side.
She lifted the loose strips of paper on either side of the wall--pointed through the hollowed place--and drew back again to the other end of the room.
The top side edge of the second sheet strip
has an elastic member extending in the longitudinal direction and bonded in a stretched state.
The MHD III is said to have an excellent track record for stacking unvulcanized rubber strip
for extruder, strainer and molding machine applications.
Mica and ceramic heater bands, cartridge heaters, mica and ceramic strip
heaters, flexible heaters, and immersion heaters in stock.
In one configuration, oxygen molecules that contact the nanotube strip
snatch electrons in a reaction catalyzed by the platinum and then react with hydrogen ions in the surrounding acid bath to form water.
The simple first-floor, 3,000-square-foot strip
out can easily be completed with a rented roll-off container, skid-steer loader, basic hand tools, push broom(s), wheelbarrow(s), temporary lights and six-to-eight hard-working laborers.
An increase in work-strip
ratio indicates that work time is increasing faster than strip
McGruder's take-no-prisoners strip
assails anyone who might possibly diminish American black culture, from disinterested politicians to celebrities catering to the lowest common denominator who cynically kowtow to base African-American stereotypes.