Usage examples for arborescent

  1. If you put mercury into a solution of nitrate of silver, and leave them for a few days to combine, the result will be a precipitation of silver in a lovely arborescent form, the arbor Dianae, beautiful beyond description. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  2. Not very far from the upper entrance of the ravine, arborescent vegetation appeared upon its bottom, and as soon as the ground was well shaded, a thread of water burst out. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  3. The elms are medium- to large- sized trees, of fairly rapid growth, with stout trunks; they form no forests of pure growth, but are found scattered in all the broad- leaved woods of our country, sometimes forming a considerable portion of the arborescent growth. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  4. This European Miocene flora was remarkable for the preponderance of arborescent and shrubby evergreens, and comprised many generic types no longer associated together in any existing flora or geographical province. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  5. In this solution we can obtain osmotic growths which may attain to a height of 40 centimetres or more, vegetable forms, roots, arborescent twigs, leaves, and terminal organs. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  6. The shuffling feet of Andrew Waples barely made watch- dogs growl in their dreams, and started his own heart with the concussions they produced on the arborescent and deeply- shadowed aisles of the after midnight. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  7. Arborescent ferns; cacti, thirty feet high, like huge candelabra. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  8. All the rest was mere " bush,"- a thorny jungle of mimosas, euphorbias, arborescent aloes, strelitzias, and the horrid zamia plants, beautiful enough to the eye, but of no utility whatever in the building of a house. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  9. They are made from the leaves of an arborescent plant about five feet high, resembling the palm called toquilla. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. But the Bamboos, those great arborescent Grasses of the tropics, form a characteristic feature of the vegetation of those regions, of almost unexampled magnificence. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  11. It is a tree of the high mountains and with the white bark pine and the mountain hemlock, is found up to the limit of arborescent life. – The Forests of Mount Rainier National Park by Grenville F. Allen
  12. The point had been much discussed by geologists; it proved a godsend to United States surveyors weary of attempting to take observations among quagmires, moccasins, and arborescent weeds from fifteen to twenty feet high. – Chita: A Memory of Last Island by Lafcadio Hearn
  13. The maples are medium- sized trees, of fairly rapid growth, sometimes form forests, and frequently constitute a large proportion of the arborescent growth. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  14. There may be burns, vesications, and ecchymoses; arborescent markings are not uncommon. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  15. The word climate has certainly special reference to the character of the atmosphere, but this character is itself dependent on the perpetually concurrent influences of the ocean, which is universally and deeply agitated by currents having a totally opposite temperature, and of radiation from the dry land, which varies greatly in form, elevation, color, and fertility, whether we consider its bare, rocky portions, or those that are covered with arborescent or herbaceous vegetation. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  16. Nothing but the signs of a sickly vegetation, nowhere arborescent. – An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne