dead level


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dead level

Said of a roof surface having a declination of less than 2%.
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Meantime intelligent, with a sort of lofty simplicity, and curious at heart, but not like many women merely of social gossip, she amused her age by attracting within her ken through the power of her great, almost historical, social prestige everything that rose above the dead level of mankind, lawfully or unlawfully, by position, wit, audacity, fortune or misfortune.
In short, Pierre Bon-Bon not only saw plainly that his Majesty had no eyes whatsoever, but could discover no indications of their having existed at any previous period - for the space where eyes should naturally have been was, I am constrained to say, simply a dead level of flesh.
Down there they talk of the heavenly King - and that is right - but then they go right on speaking as if this was a republic and everybody was on a dead level with everybody else, and privileged to fling his arms around anybody he comes across, and be hail-fellow-well-met with all the elect, from the highest down.
It is no matter that the place is joyless for him; that he is weary of the old wooden houses, the mud and dust, the dead level of site and sentiment, the chill east wind, and the chillest of social atmospheres; -- all these, and whatever faults besides he may see or imagine, are nothing to the purpose.
50 feet, which was 151 feet higher than its dead level of 1040 feet.
Reservoirs Level and Storage: Tarbela - dead level 1380 feet, present level 1488.
35 feet above sea level while its dead level is 1,040 feet.
The dead level is the level when it is impossible to take the water, but the water may be only pumped, said Vladimir Bachevskiy, senior researcher of Water Energy Institute of the National Academy of Sciences.
35 feet higher than its dead level of 1040 feet whereas the inflow and outflow of water was recorded as 56,054 cusecs and 25,000 cusecs respectively.
Reservoirs' Level and Storage: Tarbela dead level 1380 feet, present level 1471.
00 feet higher than its dead level of 1040 feetwhereas the inflow and outflow of water was recorded as 10,334cusecs and 42,000 cusecs respectively.
Reservoirs Level and Storage: Tarbela : dead level 1380 feet, present level 1469.