- Periods of gradual evolution and of efflorescence may be followed by stationary or senescent conditions. window.__tcfapi('addEventListener', 2, function(tcData, success) { The violent political commotions of the next few years allowed but little opportunity for the prosecution of serious studies; the subsequent quieter state of the country, and gradual re-establishment of the language as a means of education, were, however, more favourable to the development of scientific knowledge. If the cooling is very gradual - occupying several weeks - it sometimes happens that the entire contents of a large crucible, weighing perhaps 1000 lb, are found intact as a single mass of glass, but more frequently the mass is found broken up into a number of fragments of various sizes. 'min': 8.50, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot1' }}]}, Although patience and persistence is a painful thing, but it can, 30. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971074', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, A further brief rolling to close up the open leaves is followed by the first firing, which is effected by subjecting the leaves to the gradual action of hot air up to a temperature of 240° F. sumption, but a similar one on next page, bringing the figures up to 1907, shows the gradual and almost total displacement of China tea by that grown in the English dependencies. They were built up by the gradual accumulation of mud deposits in a shallow bay, separated by dunes from the North Sea. 46. All Rights Reserved. So far change had been gradual, but the success of the Manchester and Liverpool railway undermined beyond repair the old system of doing business. The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage.

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About 1880 it was running strongly, but about this time a gradual fall in the lake-level set in, and was continued, with occasional pauses, for some twenty years, the amount being estimated by Wissmann at 2 feet annually. (5) The reform of the civil service and the gradual elimination of the vicious principle of " to the victors belong the spoils.". In later times the measure of authority conceded to a pastor as the shepherd of a flock has been much diminished in consequence of the gradual development of democratic feeling in both minister and congregation.

The essence of Waagen's law is orthogenesis, or evolution in a definite direction, and, if there does exist an internal hereditary principle controlling such orthogenetic evolution, there does not appear to be any essential contradiction between its gradual operation in the " mutations of Waagen " and its occasional hurried operation in the " mutations of de Vries," which are by their definition discontinuous or saltatory (Osborn, 1907). { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195459', size: [320, 100] }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [300, 600] }},

The Ascidicolidae have variable characters, showing a gradual adaptation to parasitic life in Tunicates. This modification was the beginning of a gradual lessening of the antithesis of a priori to a posteriori, until at last the a priori forms of Kant have been transmuted into " auxiliary conceptions," or " postulates of experience.". and of Helos by King Alcamenes (c. 770 B.C.). In 1902, owing to the serious depreciation of the value of silver, the Siamese mint was closed to free coinage, and an arrangement was made providing for the gradual enhancement of the value of the tical until a suitable value should be attained at which it might be fired. These steps may be traced in the gradual specification of the term. { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot2_flex' }},

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Occurring or developing slowly or by small increments.

He arranges a selection from his observations on the nebulae in such a way as to give great plausibility to his view of the gradual transmutation of nebulae into stars Herschel begins by showing us that there are regions in the heavens where a faint diffused nebulosity is all that can be detected by the telescope.

Modern travellers bear witness to a gradual progress of desiccation in the Tibetan uplands. Since The Plainchant, Choose your product. An even more complete and minutely detailed view of the sacrificial system is no doubt obtained from the ceremonial manuals, the Kalpa-sutras; but it is just by the speculative discussions of the Brahmanasthe mystic significance and symbolical colouring with which they invest single rites - that we gain a real insight into the nature and gradual development of this truly stupendous system of ritual worship.