will flatten

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  • "How do you know but your own weight will flatten you out the minute you step ashore?" Cited from Romance Island, by Zona Gale
  • While their feet have an arch when not supporting weight, when stood upon, the arch will flatten.
  • The kinetic energy of the moving boulders will flatten trees and buildings in their path.
  • Some species will flatten themselves against the ground, stretch out their necks, and raise their backs to the air.
  • When threatened, they will flatten their bodies and raise their heads above the ground in a classic prestrike stance.
  • Although it is more common that they will flatten their heads out, some individuals may puff up, filling their throats with air.
  • Too much pressure will flatten the burrs and ruin the image.
  • Earlier versions of SketchBook Express cannot save layers -- they will flatten them before saving.
  • Leathesia will break apart into filaments whereas other globular forms will flatten but remain intact.
  • The coat will flatten in an accident and the straps will not be snug enough to keep the child safe.
  • During the reproductive years, if a woman delivers a child, the fourchette will flatten.
  • Even at forty yards, the ball of a rifle will flatten against his skull, and if in any other part of the body it will scarcely produce any serious effect. Cited from The World of Waters, by Mrs. David Osborne
  • Even at forty yards, the ball of a rifle will flatten against his skull, and if in any other part of the body, it will scarcely produce any serious effect. Cited from Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet, by Captain Marryat
  • Do not disturb the heap of potatoes before it is served up, or the flakes will fall and it will flatten. Cited from Directions for Cookery, by Eliza Leslie
  • When threatened, the hognose snake will flatten its neck and raise its head off the ground, similar to a cobra, and hiss.
  • When feeling threatened, a bearded dragon will flatten its body against the ground, puff out its spiny throat, and open its jaws to make itself appear larger.
  • One can easily convince oneself of this by viewing a statue from a distance, when it will flatten out to a mere outline or silhouette. Cited from The Principles Of Aesthetics, by Dewitt H. Parker
  • As soon as they are well in contact, heat the two joined flares together, very hot, and, pulling slightly, the flares will flatten out and the tube be perfectly joined. Cited from The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1, by Popular Mechanics
  • As a general rule the rake or curve of the seating bowl will flatten as the first row of seats move away from the side-line for a constant C-Value.
  • It is believed among agriculturists that if this godling is neglected he will flatten the corn by a wind, or cause the cart to break on its way to the threshing-floor. Cited from Tribes & Castes of the Central Provinces of India, V4, by R.V. Russell
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