horizontal line


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horizontal line

A line perpendicular to the vertical.
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In the diagram, each horizontal line has hitherto been supposed to represent a thousand generations, but each may represent a million or hundred million generations, and likewise a section of the successive strata of the earth's crust including extinct remains.
When a dotted line reaches one of the horizontal lines, and is there marked by a small numbered letter, a sufficient amount of variation is supposed to have been accumulated to have formed a fairly well-marked variety, such as would be thought worthy of record in a systematic work.
The intervals between the horizontal lines in the diagram, may represent each a thousand generations; but it would have been better if each had represented ten thousand generations.
The modified offspring from the later and more highly improved branches in the lines of descent, will, it is probable, often take the place of, and so destroy, the earlier and less improved branches: this is represented in the diagram by some of the lower branches not reaching to the upper horizontal lines.
In the diagram I have assumed that a second species (I) has produced, by analogous steps, after ten thousand generations, either two well-marked varieties (w10 and z10) or two species, according to the amount of change supposed to be represented between the horizontal lines.
1 5cm up from the bottom of the rectangle (short side) draw a horizontal line across the felt.
As for the Dh5 note, the feature consists of one horizontal line in the middle of the right and left short sides of the note.
The tactile feature on the Dh5 denomination consists of one horizontal line centered around the middle of the right and left short sides of the note.
Together, these create the suggestion of a horizontal line, giving the abstract painting an impression of landscape that is impossible to quantity, yet nags at the back of the viewer's mind.
The new system along with the existing horizontal line will enable Napco to accommodate up to 27,000 tonnes per year, the company said.
Within Google Glass's screen, a white horizontal line is shown and as a user concentrates, the white line rises up the screen.
The website's new theme is spare and generously visual, with a homepage that offers visitors the option of viewing upcoming auctions in a grid-like format with four auctions displayed per horizontal line, or in the traditional LiveAuctioneers style that features one auction with five relevant highlight images per horizontal line.

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