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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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But was that because the Herringbone's food was simply too tasty to resist?
From top: Global-influenced soft furnishings will add a touch of the exotic; Equipe Ceramicas combines black and white herringbone tiles, such as these from The Baked Tile Company's Chevron Wall collection, to create a monochrome montage; last seen in the late 90s, the terracotta revolution is underway
Consequently, in this paper, systematic solution method for leakage and dynamic characteristics of liquid seals with herringbone grooves on the stator is proposed based on a modified solution for spiral-grooved seals, which has added the pressure difference induced by pumping actions of spiral grooves into Childs' model [7].
The branching pattern, whether herringbone or randomized, was verified using the followings indices: (1) altitude-slope (a-slope): slope of regression of [Log.sub.10](a) on [Log.sub.10](u) (FITTER; STICKLAND, 1991); (2) [Log.sub.10](a)/[Log.sub.10] (u), which was proposed by Glimskar (2000) as an alternative to the first index because it is independent of plant size; and (3) [Log.sub.10](a)--[Log.sub.10] ([a.sub.min])/[Log.sub.10] ([a.sub.min] [Log.sub.10] ([a.sub.min]), which according to Danjon et al.
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.
Herringbone, the fifth restaurant from the group, is set in a converted warehouse in La Jolla, CA.
She picked out beige and brown English handmade fabrics that cost 131.76 pounds per metre, cream light brown traditional herringbone stripe for the curtains in a corridor.
Metallic seed beads are profiled in a range of designs that include using baroque pearls in a bracelet, making a necklace using twisted herringbone rope, and using resin beads in a weave.
A new device has been developed, the Herringbone Wing pulley, which is a hybrid of the spiral drum and wing pulley.
"Herringbone Stitch: Basic Techniques, Advanced Results" is a guide to understanding this jewelry creation technique of beading stitching and how to use it to he fullest, with 26 projects to follow and use as templates for further creations.
Complete with herringbone checked lining, it's a timeless classic for just pounds 99.
Sills' former fourth-floor apartment, which is now in the hands of her daughter, Meredith Holden Greenough, has herringbone floors, high ceilings, a fireplace and views of Central Park.