they enclose

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  • The player then scores an additional point for each empty space they enclose.
  • I lay every one of these on the table, so that they enclose three squares, all of the same size. Cited from Amusements in Mathematics, by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • Could one live far from one's bulbs, when they enclose the grand black tulip? Cited from The Black Tulip, by Alexandre Dumas[Pere]
  • They enclose as in an iron framework, all domestic, social, civil, and religious institutions. Cited from Oriental Religions and Christianity, by Frank F. Ellinwood
  • There are four lines of wall and ditch, and they enclose an area of nearly twenty acres. Cited from Wanderings in Wessex, by Edric Holmes
  • They enclose, within a small space, even as a nut its kernel, a sum of human experience. Cited from The Lost Hunter, by John Turvill Adams
  • In the illustration eighteen matches are shown arranged so that they enclose two spaces, one just twice as large as the other. Cited from Amusements in Mathematics, by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • Their form seems to have been determined by the contour of the flat summits which they enclose.
  • They march; they form square; they enclose me in the middle, and I have their inscriptions to digest. Cited from Diana of the Crossways by Meredith, v5
  • These beasts always go in troops, and the oldest goes in front and the second in age remains the last, and thus they enclose the troop. Cited from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Volume 2
  • Where the lines run far apart, they enclose extensive areas of similar temperature; and where they approach, they group together regions of contrasted temperatures. Cited from Influences of Geographic Environment, by Ellen Churchill Semple
  • In many programming languages, they enclose groups of statements.
  • Is it solely from the legs, and the back, and the breast, and the human body, which they enclose? Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With his Letters and Journals, Vol. 6, ed. by Moore
  • They enclose you as in a small pavilion of black velvet. Cited from And Even Now, by Max Beerbohm
  • They enclose a letter which is to serve their victim as a mark of identification or credential when he comes on to purchase. Cited from Gallegher and Other Stories, by R. H. Davis
  • Placed in slightly different orientations, they enclose the Elineberg Square parking area on the eastern side.
  • The walls, of carefully worked polygonal blocks of stone, are still preserved in parts, and the modern town does not fill the whole area which they enclose.
  • The outer walls, dating from the early-mid 16th century, are smaller and less formidable than the inner walls, but they enclose a much larger area.
  • The brick quarters which the slaves occupied are situated on the south side of the mansion, and front upon the courtyard, one side of which they enclose. Cited from The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees, by Mary Caroline Crawford
  • And they enclose them in temples, and worship them under the title of gods, and guard them in safety lest they be stolen by robbers. Cited from Barlaam and Ioasaph, by St. John of Damascus
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