Observing a high peak which overtopped
the rest, he climbed it, and discovered from the summit a pass about nine miles long, but so heavily piled with snow, that it seemed impracticable.
But there was a moment when he so outshone and overtopped
all other divinities in my worship that I was effectively his alone, as I have been the helpless and, as it were, hypnotized devotee of three or four others of the very great.
In this snow many of the shanties of the abandoned mining camp were obliterated, (a sailor might have said they had gone down) and at irregular intervals it had overtopped
the tall trestles which had once supported a river called a flume; for, of course, "flume" is flumen.
With him lived his two daughters, who overtopped
him head and shoulders, and a pasty-faced, lean boy of six, languishing in the dark rooms in blue cotton overalls and clumsy boots, who might have belonged to either one of them or to neither.
And the population of China overtopped
this tremendous total by
Bowing from his great height, which overtopped
even the Oriental's, he said with placid impudence:
The USGS model adds information about the beach slope and dune height to predict how high waves and surge will move up the beach and whether the protective dunes will be eroded of overtopped
He said Tuesday that "the dams are designed not to be overtopped
through the use of auxiliary spillways.
The original bridge contributed to the deluge five years ago after the River Elwy overtopped
its banks submerging 400 properties.
He said earth dams like his were made of clay and rock and were very wide at their base: "When overtopped
they fail by a gradual erosion of the downstream face releasing water over time.
The current bridge is overtopped
occasionally by the stream and is failing because of scour of the fill material around the culverts.
Nearly a third of all the homes in the parish have after floodwater overtopped
a levee along the Amite River, the Baton Rouge Advocate says.