aperture


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He remained motionless and pensive, his eyes fixed on the gloomy aperture that was open at his feet.
There was a sudden slipping rush as they were precipitated toward the aperture.
There is an aperture just back of the rykor's mouth and directly over the upper end of his spinal column.
In another instant she had seized Oolanga, and with a swift rush had drawn him, her white arms encircling him, down with her into the gaping aperture.
The little pink sloth-creature stood in the aperture of the hut, and something else with a drab face and bright eyes came staring over its shoulder.
At that very moment Grimaud drew back the cloak which hid the aperture and came in with his face livid, his eyes staring wide open with terror, so that the pupils were contracted almost to nothing, with a large circle of white around them.
he had said for the third time, to his comedians, speaking machines; then as he was marching with great strides in front of the marble table, a fancy seized him to go and appear in his turn at the aperture of the chapel, were it only for the pleasure of making a grimace at that ungrateful populace.
Here he raised the body and thrust it into the aperture where Bradley saw it drop suddenly from sight.
As the door had slipped aside I had noted its great thickness, fully twenty feet, and as it reached its place once more after closing behind us, great cylinders of steel had dropped from the ceiling behind it and fitted their lower ends into apertures countersunk in the floor.
Swinging myself in, I found it was the aperture of a narrow horizontal tunnel in which I could lie down and rest.
One after another he pulled out the blocks until he had opened an aperture large enough to admit his body, then he crawled through into a large, low chamber.
The entrance into this metallic tower was by a narrow aperture contrived in the wall of the cone.