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herringbone

1. 
a. a pattern used in textiles, brickwork, etc., consisting of two or more rows of short parallel strokes slanting in alternate directions to form a series of parallel Vs or zigzags
b. (as modifier): a herringbone jacket
2. Skiing a method of ascending a slope by walking with the skis pointing outwards and one's weight on the inside edges

Herringbone

A way of assembling, in a diagonal zigzag fashion, brick or similar rectangular blocks for paving; also strips of wood or other materials having rectangular shapes for facing walls and ceilings or for use in parquetry.
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The branching pattern, whether herringbone or randomized, was verified using the followings indices: (1) altitude-slope (a-slope): slope of regression of [Log.
Row 2 (inc row, RS): With A, k1 f&b, sl marker, k1, M1; working in broken herringbone patt k5 (5, 7, 7, 9), with A, M1, k1, si marker, k1, M1; working in broken herringbone patt k27 (29, 29, 31, 31), with A, M1, k1, sl marker, k1, M1; working in broken herringbone patt k5 (5, 7 7, 9), with A, M1, k1, sl marker, k1 f&b; 8 sts inc.
The most noticeable component of the Herringbone Restaurant is that it appears as if it's located outdoors when it's not.
For a sofa cover she got a dark beige and terracotta herringbone design.
The Herringbone Wing pulley crown is a combination of the end crown and the radius crown.
Outwater introduces its new series of hand carved, ready-to-finish solid North American hard maple, red oak and cherry Herringbone Weave Wood Carvings.
The Love Seat from the Salon range by Linea is covered in a fine herringbone stripe in 100 per cent wool, but this quality of comfort will set you back pounds 999 (W114cm, D99cm, H84cm) from House of Fraser (www.
It is hard to pick our favourites but we really love the black double breasted coat, tailored herringbone waistcoat and pencil skirt.
Still, after all the digging, backfilling, compacting, and leveling, it was good to watch the progress of my herringbone pattern as it made its way past the flowers.
In business class, Cathay has attempted to improve on Virgin Atlantic's herringbone lie-flat bed concept by installing "softer" beds and 15-in.
The Medline puller also has a herringbone pattern instead of a crown or "V" shape on upper and lower belts and pulleys to eliminate skidding or slipping.
There were beauties in black, hotties in herringbone and a fashion victim or two thrown in for some fun.