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Synonyms for stripes

V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

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Gray (and he informs me that he knows of a second case) from the ass and the hemionus; and this hybrid, though the ass seldom has stripes on its legs and the hemionus has none and has not even a shoulder-stripe, nevertheless had all four legs barred, and had three short shoulder-stripes, like those on the dun Welch pony, and even had some zebra-like stripes on the sides of its face.
The appearance of the stripes is not accompanied by any change of form or by any other new character.
He who believes that each equine species was independently created, will, I presume, assert that each species has been created with a tendency to vary, both under nature and under domestication, in this particular manner, so as often to become striped like other species of the genus; and that each has been created with a strong tendency, when crossed with species inhabiting distant quarters of the world, to produce hybrids resembling in their stripes, not their own parents, but other species of the genus.
There's no softly-softly approach with supersized stripes but, as a rule, keep one of the contrasting colours in a neutral, like black, navy, cream or white, to avoid overkill.
STRIPE STYLE TIP: Wear your silhouettes in extremes, such as wide-leg pants or a structured dress to give bold stripes a good canvas.
A protein previously known to guide facial development was repurposed at least twice during evolution to create light-colored stripes on rodents, scientists report November 2 in Nature.
OOH, now when I said you have to be brave to go for stripes, this exactly what I was talking about.
We now get to ask what is common among molecular, cellular, and mechanical hypotheses for how living things orient the directions of stripes, which can then tell you what kinds of experiments will (or won't) distinguish between them.
But stripes could remind another person of order and tidiness, all straight lines and no fuss, which help to calm you down.
There are stripes for every room, colour scheme and occasion - it doesn't matter what theme you have, they will slot right in.
Its wrap over top will flatter a larger bust while the vertical stripes will elongate your body rather then widen.
If you wear any another pattern (not stripes), the rule is the same: thick stripes on a shirt go with thin or small patterns on the tie; while thin stripes or patterns on a shirt go with thick stripes or patterns on the tie.
With more than 20 different striped tops and jumpers in varying colours and stripe width, they are a complete wardrobe staple for me, paired with some skinny jeans and a leather jacket.
Russell, then acting director of Defense Media Activity--the arm of the military that oversees Pentagon media relations--stood in front of a nervous gaggle of Stars and Stripes journalists in early March and tried to calm them down.
The question of why zebras have stripes has long puzzled scientists.