(n.) A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or of wheat.
(n.) A tapering body that shoots up or out to a point in a conical or pyramidal form. Specifically (Arch.), the roof of a tower when of a pyramidal form and high in proportion to its width; also, the pyramidal or aspiring termination of a tower which can not be said to have a roof, such as that of Strasburg cathedral; the tapering part of a steeple, or the steeple itself.
(n.) A tube or fuse for communicating fire to the chargen in blasting.
(n.) The top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit.
(v. i.) To shoot forth, or up in, or as if in, a spire.
(n.) A spiral; a curl; a whorl; a twist.
(n.) The part of a spiral generated in one revolution of the straight line about the pole. See Spiral, n.
(1) An unidentified Moscow police official told the Interfax news agency that the group used “an internal staircase” to reach the top floor of the building and then used “special equipment” to reach its spire.
(2) One of the few regulations that has been spelt out in black and white is the maximum height limit – so planes don’t have to weave between spires on their way to and from City Airport, five miles to the east.
(3) The medieval church spires of rural England are to bring superfast broadband to the remotest of dwellings, with the Church of England offering their use as communication towers.
(4) San Andreas is a state of contrasts and extraordinary detail, there is always some interesting new nook to chance on, some breathtaking previously unexperienced view across the hills toward the capitalist spires of downtown.
(5) Behold "The Spire", a 398ft needle penetrating the sky; symbol of Dublin's thrusting modernity (or, cynics suggest, the grip heroin holds on some parts of the city).
(6) It’s a factor, but it wouldn’t be correct to say they died as a consequence of the mismanagement.” Miller also worked at Spire Gatwick Park hospital in Horley, Surrey.
(7) With permissions already granted for many more towers, from the Scalpel to the Can of Ham and a monstrous “Gotham City” mega-block by Make, we can say goodbye to a skyline of individual spires, between which you might occasionally glimpse the sky.
(8) North American marine archaeogastropods are mainly equidimensional but with a few disk-like forms and a very few high-spired ones, marine mesogastropods are mainly high-spired but with disk-like forms, neogastropods high-spired, and relevant euthyneurans sharply bimodal, like the stylommatophorans.
(9) When the sun made an appearance mid-morning, it threw a spotlight on the spire of the Saint-Michel basilica and the honey-coloured buildings that face the sweeping curve of the broad river.
(10) JJ Route 100, Vermont All your picture-postcard impressions of rural New England – village greens, white-steepled wooden church spires and roadside diners – can be enjoyed along Vermont's Route 100, which runs the length of the Green Mountains.
(11) Richard Jones, H5's chief executive and former commercial director of Spire Healthcare, told MPs gathered for its launch that, despite the government protecting healthcare from funding cuts, in the long-term high quality healthcare for all cannot be funded by taxes alone.
(12) However, last year it won an Independent Healthcare Award for Public Private Partnerships, for work on a successful partnership with the NHS in Cumbria and Lancashire which also involved Spire Healthcare and Abbey Hospitals.
(13) I live in the northern suburbs of the city, where from my backyard I can see the spires of Catholic and Orthodox churches, the minaret of a mosque.
(14) Its square tower and light resembling a short spire is fine enough to grace any village in the land.
(15) The Breakthrough Centre in Elstree, a joint venture between CancerPartners UK and Spire Bushey Hospital, provides chemotherapy and radiotherapy services, with Elstree Cancer Centre offering patients treatment options.
(16) Its director, John Crisp, said: “Spire suspended Mr Miller in December 2013 as soon as the trust notified us of their investigation into Mr Miller and he has not undertaken any surgery or held clinics at our hospital since.
(17) From the raucous taverns of the Shire to the dreaming spires of Gondor, there will be palpable relief today.
(18) "Following an audit of our members, which includes data on thousands of patients from leading groups including Transform, The Harley Medical Group, Spire Healthcare, BMI Hospitals and The Hospital Group, we can confirm that the average rupture rates reported for PIP implants is within the industry standard of 1%-2%."
(19) It is suggested that close location of chains and their zonal distribution by the section of helix spire forming sublicon wall, should provide the formation of stereohomogenous and complementary successions of biomonomers of different clases.
(20) It is a huge building site now, as the single glass-clad spire of the new One World Trade Centre climbs a little higher into the sky each day.
(n.) A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure.
(n.) A movable building, of a square form, consisting of ten or even twenty stories and sometimes one hundred and twenty cubits high, usually moved on wheels, and employed in approaching a fortified place, for carrying soldiers, engines, ladders, casting bridges, and other necessaries.
(n.) A revolving tower constructed of thick iron plates, within which cannon are mounted. Turrets are used on vessels of war and on land.
(n.) The elevated central portion of the roof of a passenger car. Its sides are pierced for light and ventilation.
(1) The Christmas theme doesn't end there; "America's Christmas Hometown" also has Santa's Candy Castle, a red-brick building with turrets that was built by the Curtiss Candy Company in the 1930s and sells gourmet candy canes in abundance.
(2) You'll pedal through picture-perfect fishing villages, past medieval turreted towers and traverse Lahemaa, Estonia's first national park ( visitestonia.com ).
(3) There are palatial piles, puffed up confections of domes and turrets, alongside low-slung sheds, streamlined intersecting planes oozing the free flow of democracy.
(4) As the sun set over the cratered fields around Debaltseve, a group of pro-Russia Cossack fighters were retrieving boxes of anti-tank artillery rounds and two armoured vehicles left by Kiev’s forces on the side of the Rostov-Kharkiv highway, which was littered with mangled cars and turret-less tanks.
(5) In July 1965, he escaped from Wandsworth prison, "the hate factory" in south-west London, through the ingenious use of a rope ladder and a furniture lorry with a specially constructed turret that had been parked outside the jail.
(6) Accessible only on foot, the Needles section of the Canyonlands national park has pink and creamy turrets, chimneys, gullies, mysterious canyons and weird formations.
(7) The Turret nebuliser proved to be the most efficient, but several other brands would also be acceptable if used with a powerful compressor.
(8) A method of measuring the amount of slack inherent in the system of Edgewise brackets and archwires is presented, and some related problems concerning the use of turrets discussed.
(9) We started behind Helghast lines, at the top of a cliff, looking down on a forest in which a pall of smoke indicated a downed aircraft which we had to reach; another objective involved disabling anti-aircraft turrets.
(10) This new work was described by the author as "an evening of high drung and slarrit" which, "with its turrets and its high-jointed gables, should have a particular appeal for anyone approaching it for the first time with a lasso".
(11) Due to limitation of measuring diaphragm of turret in the microscope, some extra large cell could not be included in it and was excluded from the measurement.
(12) Britain’s previous prime minister was uneasy, a sentiment that was felt – it later turned out – all the way up to the highest turrets in the land.
(13) Ten years ago the National Trust bought the redbrick house studded with romantic details including turrets, stained glass, window seats, a miniature minstrels' gallery and a well, and opened it to the public for the first time.
(14) Our understanding of the daily realities for LGBT people in the UK does not emanate from a 14-year-old in Motherwell, or a still-closeted retiree in Penarth, but from metropolitan professionals depicting gay life from a turret of privilege.
(15) The highlights of AML major wartime projects are presented: development and production of breathing oxygen equipment, including pressure breathing for use above 50,000 ft; evaluation of insulative and electrically heated flying clothing, useful for confined cockpit space and for use at first in B-17 gun turrets; development and evaluation of anti-G suits for the new, high-performance, fighter aircraft; the role of anthropometry in design of aircraft cockpits and personal flying equipment; Laboratory tests of human tolerance to explosive decompression in new Air Force pressurized bombers (B-29) and future fighters (P-80 series), and actual flight tests in the Lockheed Constellation and Boeing C-97.
(16) Rats receiving milk from cows fed Turret RSM developed larger thyroid than those receiving milk from control-fed cows.
(17) Bunkrooms are bright and spacious, double rooms are available, and the fetching rooftop bar overlooks red-tiled roofs and Habsburg turrets.
(18) These differences may be ascribed partly to the smaller droplet size from the Turret system and partly to the higher nebulisation rate from the more powerful Maxi compressor.
(19) • Katie Mulgrew is at the Turret, Gilded Balloon, until 24 August.
(20) The site remains filled with gradually decaying Santa figurines, rusty reindeer rides and crumbling candy cane turrets, making it feel more eerie than festive.