lathy

lathy

(ˈlɑːθɪ)
adj, lathier or lathiest
resembling a lath, esp in being tall and thin
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lath•y

(ˈlæθ i, ˈlɑ θi)

adj. lath•i•er, lath•i•est.
lathlike; long and thin.
[1665–75]
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The Frenchman, who was on his legs, in the act of springing from the sleigh, took an aerial flight also, much in the attitude which boys assume when they play leap-frog, and, flying off in a tangent to the curvature of his course, came into the snow-bank head foremost, w-here he remained, exhibiting two lathy legs on high, like scarecrows waving in a corn- field.
The review ended in a glorious chase across the plain - batteries thundering after cavalry to the huge disgust of the White Hussars, and the Tyneside Tail Twisters hunting a Sikh Regiment till the lean, lathy Singhs panted with exhaustion.
Phineas was tall and lathy, red-haired, with an expression of great acuteness and shrewdness in his face.
The a grains in section 200-2 are lathy morphology (Figures 5(c) and 5(d)), quite different from the equiaxed morphology in section 30-2 (Figure 4).
Ellas han sido objeto de muchas exploraciones entomologicas bien sea para fines cientificos o comerciales (HAHNEL, 1890; MICHAEL, 1911; STRAND, 1913; FRUHSTORFER, 1915; LATHY, 1921, 1924; FASSL, 1924; LE MOULT, 1931; STRYMPL, 1948; HOPP, 1953; NOGAMI, 1966; INOUE, 1985, 1996; CASAGRANDE & MIELKE, 1985; ABE & KUMAGAI, 2002).
Considering the lathy shape of RZ and the brittleness of grey cast iron, bending test is considered to be an appropriate test approach.
This program will show our point of view really well." (67) In 1979 the first Union Estudiantil Lathy (Latino Student Union) was established on campus, and the number of potential students for the Hispanic Ministries program was growing.
This findings on resources availability, corroborates the assertion made by (Lathy and Hodge, 2001) that nurses library information sources includes journals, textbooks, reference materials, manuals, articles and nursing journals.
The only exception was found in Malleidae, where prisms had internal lathy crystals.
Ann Lambert, who took out a licence at Killinick in County Wexford only six months ago, chalked up her second success when Larry Hurey on Present Abbey stayed on too strongly for Johnney Lathy in the five-year-old maiden hurdle.
In the heat-affected zone, lathy ferrite mainly precipitates along the original grain boundary or twin boundary, which separates the original grain and refines the structure.