Quotes of thickness

  1. Don't judge a book by its thickness either. – Craig Bruce
  2. In the surface of the paper there is only length and width -there is no such thing as thickness – John Clayton
  3. When I grew up there wasn't air -conditioning or anything of that nature, and this old car had a wall thickness of about ten inches. So we had a little warmer house in the winter and a little cooler in the summer. – Merle Haggard
  4. The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall. – Denis Healey
  5. The sediments of the past are many miles in collective thickness yet the feeble silt of the rivers built them all from base to summit. – John Joly
  6. In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with an infinity of interval values separating them- that is to say, the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied in continuous manner by these maxima. – Gabriel Lippmann
  7. The thickness of the walls should be sufficient for two armed men to pass each other with ease. – Marcus V. Pollio

Usage examples for thickness

  1. The upper cylinder may be raised or lowered to suit the thickness of the work. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. You must consider the thickness not the weight. – A Poetical Cook-Book by Maria J. Moss
  3. In the thickness of the wall there is a deep well which now contains no water. – Normandy, Complete The Scenery & Romance Of Its Ancient Towns by Gordon Home
  4. Choosing trees with trunks of a middling thickness we soon had a great quantity cut down and made of the length that was needed. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  5. There was a stair in the thickness of the wall, going down steep and straight. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  6. 20 It was defended by a single wall of great thickness and twelve hundred feet long on the side facing the city, where the precipitous character of the ground was of itself almost sufficient for its defence. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru by Prescott, William Hickling
  7. He was standing at the foot of a narrow flight of stone steps which ran upwards and was soon lost to sight in the thickness of the wall. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  8. It lay on our lee beam, but how far off no man could have told in that black thickness – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  9. It was only due to their extreme thickness that we were saved, and also to the fact that we were under the protection of the wall. – Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp
  10. For a moment, the thickness seemed to relax, and Hanson choked a few words out through it. – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  11. The time of cooking may vary slightly according to the thickness of the meat. – Better Meals for Less Money by Mary Green
  12. Turn the gravy back into the pan, stir it till of a fine thickness without boiling, and garnish with lemon. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. 2358; smaller at A than at B, and also at C than at D, while the thickness from A to B is greater than that from C to D, while the widths C D are less than the corresponding width of the rod. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  14. It is light brown and varies from the center to the edge by two inches to one inch in thickness – Sumerian Liturgies and Psalms by Stephen Langdon
  15. These soles and also the less heavy inner soles go through machines that make all parts of them of a uniform thickness – Makers of Many Things by Eva March Tappan
  16. Again I was struck by the thickness and beauty of the panther's skin, and wished to have it for my mother's chair. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  17. The church chest is often an ancient and interesting object: sometimes we find it rudely formed, or hollowed out of the solid trunk of a tree, with a plain or barrel- shaped lid of considerable thickness – The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed. by Matthew Holbeche Bloxam
  18. But the sound was dulled by the thickness of the walls and the care with which the chinks of the door had been " made up." – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  19. Set it on a slow fire, stir it well, and take it up as soon as it has boiled to a proper thickness – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  20. This is but a small fraction of the thickness to which snow would be piled on the Alps were it not constantly being drained away. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton