thimble-shaped


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Adj.1.thimble-shaped - shaped in the form of a thimble
formed - having or given a form or shape
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This would involve the piece being passed between stone-cutter and setter innumerable times, the whole process probably taking several months to complete," the description alongside the picture of the object on the Art Project says, "The Ottomans tended to drink coffee out of thimble-shaped, handle-less porcelain cups.
These thimble-shaped cheeses, which take five days to culture, are called boutons de coulottes, French for trouser buttons.
To investigate, he ordered some crystal jellies, Aequorea victoria, little thimble-shaped creatures small enough to swim comfortably in a petri dish.
The retreat wall was thimble-shaped or conical, and some were formed when the spider pulled the edges of a leaf partly together with silk lines (Figs.
Its appearance is thistle or teasel-like with stiff stems, spiky leaves, a collar of prickly bracts round each flower ( giving rise to the nickname holly ( and thimble-shaped heads of many small flowers.
Its appearance is thistle -- or teasel-like with stiff stems, spiky leaves, a collar of prickly bracts round each flower -- giving rise to the nickname holly -- and thimble-shaped heads of many small flowers.
A short thimble-shaped penis ranging from 36 to 37 [micro]m wide at the base and 37 to 46 [micro]m long with a thin cuticular sheath may be present in or just outside of segment XI.