Definition: distance around something; circumference
Definition: distance around something; circumference
Sentences Containing 'girth'
The she-ass, however, feeling the point more acutely than usual, began cutting such capers, that it flung the lady Dulcinea to the ground; seeing which, Don Quixote ran to raise her up, and Sancho to fix and girth the pack-saddle, which also had slipped under the ass's belly.
In the length he attains, and in his baleen, the Fin-back resembles the right whale, but is of a less portly girth, and a lighter colour, approaching to olive.
In shape, he differs in some degree from the Huzza Porpoise, being of a less rotund and jolly girth; indeed, he is of quite a neat and gentleman-like figure.
And what is still more, for many feet after emerging from the brain's cavity, the spinal cord remains of an undecreasing girth, almost equal to that of the brain.
Reckoning the largest sized Sperm Whale's tail to begin at that point of the trunk where it tapers to about the girth of a man, it comprises upon its upper surface alone, an area of at least fifty square feet.
For, suspended in those watery vaults, floated the forms of the nursing mothers of the whales, and those that by their enormous girth seemed shortly to become mothers.
One of these little infants, that from certain queer tokens seemed hardly a day old, might have measured some fourteen feet in length, and some six feet in girth.
That is, the girth of the corresponding bipartite graph (the Levi graph of the configuration) must be at least six.
There are several possible solutions to this problem: A further difficulty is that not only is there variation in bone lengths, but also limb girth due to bone geometry, muscle build, fat, and any user clothing layering such as insulation for extreme cold or hot environments.
An exoskeleton will generally need to fit the user's limb girth snugly so that their arms and legs are not loose inside and flopping around an oversized exoskeleton cavity, or so tight that the user's skin is lesioned from abrasion from a too-small exoskeleton cavity.
The Pappus graph has rectilinear crossing number 5, and is the smallest cubic graph with that crossing number . It has girth 6, diameter 4, radius 4, chromatic number 2, chromatic index 3 and is both 3-vertex-connected and 3-edge-connected.
The back is to be short coupled with well sprung ribs and a deep heart girth.
In "Tales To Astonish" #101, Volstagg squared-off with The Incredible Hulk for two panels (before being dumped contemptuously in a roadside ditch by the green-skinned behemoth); Volstagg helped defend Asgard against the demonic Mangog (a creature possessed of the power of a "billion billion" beings) and in "Thor" #164, the Lion of Asgard rushed through a tunnel to battle Mangog but was prevented when the passage proved too narrow to accommodate his considerable girth.
The sheer girth of Volstagg is enough to delay the plans but Tiwaz provides a magical spell to temporarily shrink the enormous warrior.
Volstagg's battle prowess is somewhat limited by his advanced age and tremendous girth.
Towards the end of his ministerial career "HCE" Childers was known for his girth, and so acquired the nickname "Here Comes Everybody", which was later used as a motif in "Finnegans Wake" by James Joyce.
The tree stood in height, had a girth of , and a volume of 439 cubic metres.
The Comtois is a light draft horse, with a large head, straight neck, stocky and powerful body and deep girth.
In mathematics, in the realm of group theory, a group is said to be thin if there is a finite upper bound on the girth of the Cayley graph induced by any finite generating set.
Thus, the girth of the graph corresponds to the minimum length of a nontrivial word that reduces to the identity.
If the graph has no cycles, its girth is set to be infinity.
The girth depends on the choice of generating set.
A "thin" group is a group where the girth has an upper bound for all finite generating sets.
When this species of pine tree reaches a large girth, the bark forms flat patches which can be broken off in chunks . It has a layered structure like plywood, but the individual layers have no grain.
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