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Zigzag

A line formed by angles that alternately project and retreat; occurring in bands, on columns, and in larger patterns on cornices.

zigzag, dancette

An ornamental molding of continued chevrons.
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The ornament is composed of groups of zigzag lines and a human representation, probably a woman with spread legs with a short zigzag nearby," Discovery News quoted lead author Tomasz Plonka as saying.
Zigzag Stewart won the Cesarewitch at Oxford, beating Greenacre Lin in the final, and has reached the decider of all three competitions we've put him in.
It's a very good final, and Zigzag Kit is the one we've all got to beat - if she gets away it'll be difficult to catch her, but the others all look fairly evenly matched.
Having said that, it's a quality, quality final, and Zigzag Kit, who looks welldrawn in trap one, is on fire - to set two track records during an event is astonishing, and she's entitled to be 1-2 favourite.
No school can afford to ignore the present problem of cars dotting in and out of the zigzags at random, because someone's child is going to be killed
SCHOOLS are back this week, along with the dangerous problem of cars parking on the yellow zigzag lines in front of the gates.
After school, ZigZag works long hours as a dishwasher at a restaurant owned by a foul-mouthed misanthrope who's nicknamed Toad (Oliver Platt) by long-suffering employees.
After an especially brutal confrontation with his father, who demands help with the rent, ZigZag impulsively steals cash from Toad's office, winding up with $9,000.
Dots, zigzags, and other shapes linked to altered states of consciousness appear in all these works.
Set against the rectangular everyday norm, it is the zigzags and clashing diagonals of the interior that provide the most convincing symbols of conflict, giving real identity to the purpose of the building.
Left and right again through the shop, zigzag up stairs in near darkness to reach entrances to exhibi tion rooms.
In general, the various fittings for displaying clothes line the peripheries of the shop, in places they zigzag origami fashion so that the sides form reflective plates.