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Word: mammoth

Definition: gigantic; enormous


Sentences Containing 'mammoth'

""The One Show" 1000" ran from 16–25 March, 1,000 One Show viewers ran a mammoth 1,000-mile, ten-day relay through cities across Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England.
A power trio with synthesizers performing the bass player's role, they create a mammoth psychedelic 'wall of sound' that begins minimally and builds into grand orchestrations.
At last they came to a piece of rising ground, from which they plainly distinguished, sleeping on a distant mountain, a mammoth bear.
Basti Vaman Shenoy toured relentlessly to raise funds for this mammoth project all over India and abroad.
Bloody Mountain is located in the Sierra Nevada 1 mile North East of Mammoth Lakes (Mono County,) in eastern California in the southwestern United States.
Currently being reassessed, growing evidence now indicates that much of the landscape that can be seen from this site is practically unchanged since the age of the Mammoth who lived on the vide plateaus more than 40,000 years ago.
During this time, bass player Mark Stone parted ways with Mammoth and the Van Halens decided to audition Anthony as a replacement.
Good venues for live-high train-low include Mammoth Lakes, California; Flagstaff, Arizona; and the Sierra Nevada, near Granada in Spain.
However, according to Michael Anthony's web site, when asked if he wanted to join Mammoth, Anthony immediately said yes.
However, while average downhill races these days runs to 35mph, Mammoth racers were clocking 55-65mph on mostly rigid or semi-rigid bikes with flat handlebars.
In 1974, Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, David Lee Roth and Anthony became known as Van Halen, dropping the name Mammoth when they discovered another local band using that moniker.
In September 2008, Poinar's laboratory published results showing that after a long period of separation in the mammoth populations of Siberia and North America, the Siberian mammoth population had been completely replaced by mammoths of North American origin.
It also has the capability for longevity, as long as the DNA is held in cold, dry and dark conditions, as is shown by the study of woolly mammoth DNA from up to 60,000 years ago, and for resistance to obsolescence, as DNA is a universal and fundamental data storage mechanism in biology.
It is almost rectangular in shape, having four gates piercing the surrounding mammoth wall made of brick, rubble and earth.
It was found in 1945 by Dr. Helmut de Terra and Alberto R. Arellano. The museum exhibits mammoth remains as well as flint and obsidian tools.
It's mammoth, visually grand and one of the more exotic ballets in the repertory," explained Julia Moon.
Large mammals, such as the mastodon, mammoth, camels, giant sloths, cheetah, bison antiquus and horses roamed the land.
Let us now with whatever levers and steam-engines we have at hand, cant over the sperm whale's head, that it may lie bottom up; then, ascending by a ladder to the summit, have a peep down the mouth; and were it not that the body is now completely separated from it, with a lantern we might descend into the great Kentucky Mammoth Cave of his stomach.
Mammoth's PA failed that night, so Anthony lent them Snake's PA.
Not only is the human body composed of cells, but so also are the bodies of all animals from the tiny gnat which annoys us, and the fly which buzzes around us, to the mammoth creatures of the tropics.
On a visit to South Africa in 1905, Lady Phillips commissioned Rudolf Marloth to undertake his "Flora of South Africa", a mammoth work published in 6 volumes between 1913 and 1932.
Paleo-Indians hunted the now-extinct mammoth and ancient bison (an animal 20% larger than modern bison) in the foothills and valleys of the mountains.
Part of the problem was that while the script may have been updated, everything else had large tufts of mammoth hair stuck to it: the cheap sets, the laboured direction, the glaringly unatmospheric lighting, the once-daring surrealistic touches, even the concept itself."
Several large Palearctic animals became extinct from the end of the Pleistocene into historic times, including the Irish Elk "(Megaloceros giganteus)", Aurochs "(Bos primigenius)" Wooly rhinoceros "(Coelodonta antiquitatis)", Wooly mammoth "(Mammuthus primigenius)", North African elephant "(Loxodonta africana pharaoensis)", Chinese elephant "(Elephas maximus rubridens)", cave bear "(Ursus spelaeus)", and European lion "(Panthera leo europaea)".
She has published more than 80 short stories and essays, and her work has appeared in "Parabola", "Lilith Magazine", "The Clackamas Review", "Sci Fiction", "Witpunk", "Bending the Landscape", "The Mammoth Book of Tales from the Road", "Midstream", "Utne Reader", "Calyx", "Best New Horror", and other anthologies and magazines.
Snake even opened for Mammoth at a show at Pasadena High School one night.
The Chavis brothers are formerly of the alternative soul group The Veldt who released three albums on Polygram, Mammoth and Capitol Records.
The Elephant House is a house at 77 Yarmouth Road in the Christie Pitts neighbourhood of Toronto, Canada that has a life-size plaster mammoth sculpture in the front yard. Placed there since 2003, the sculpture is titled "An Elephant in the Room" and was made as a student project. History.
The Mammoth Kamikaze or Kamikaze Downhill is one of the oldest and fastest downhill cycling races.
The monument area is the headwaters of Mammoth Creek, a tributary of the Sevier River.
The Natural History gallery on the second floor (12,387 sq./ft.) contains information, artifacts, and life-sized displays of the diverse geography of the province from prehistoric time to present day (including the Fraser River delta and the popular woolly mammoth).
The view from the lake, or higher up on the mountain-peak Høgdebrotet therefore includes a view into the landscapes of the distant past, including the landscape of the dinosaurs, the pre-ice age landscape, the landscape of the Mammoth during the last glacial period.
They played a lot of the same types of gigs as did the Van Halen brothers' band Mammoth.
This is certainly not the case if we look at the two whole faunas; with respect to the insects alone, Schiodte has remarked: "We are accordingly prevented from considering the entire phenomenon in any other light than something purely local, and the similarity which is exhibited in a few forms between the Mammoth Cave (in Kentucky) and the caves in Carniola, otherwise than as a very plain expression of that analogy which subsists generally between the fauna of Europe and of North America."
Unlike the various mammoth and mastodont lineages, the deinotheres died out in the early Pleistocene, rather than continuing through the ice age.
West Indies reach a mammoth 606 in reply, with five batsmen (and extras) reaching half-centuries.
When he awakes, he is cured of his insanity and of his obsession with riddles, while retaining both his genius intellect and his mammoth ego.

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