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Worcester, charged with disorderly conduct, carrying a dangerous weapon (sharp, metal knifelike object), assault with a dangerous weapon (sharp, metal knifelike object) and resisting arrest, continued to Dec.
Due to heightened security measures, passengers may experience the following: -- Increased number of uniformed law enforcement and security personnel -- Reduced access points to secured areas at airports -- Towing of unattended vehicles near the terminals -- Heightened awareness of unattended bags -- Requests for ID and receipt/itinerary for travel -- Prohibition on the sale of knifelike items
Moving up the Frank Lloyd Wright ramp at the Guggenheim, one went past chapels and chambers abrim with Bourgeois's labial, knifelike "Femme Couteau" (Knife Woman) series, the "Lairs," and the "Labyrinths," all begun in the '60s.
The horn shark--which hides among rocks and seaweed in the Pacific--"has knifelike front teeth for grabbing and tearing," says Huber.
The only analogy is a winter whiteout, a dense, knifelike blizzard of pulverized concrete, insulation, and souls that turned its wake into a sepia nightmare.
Knifelike blades cut a slot in the soil into which the gas is dispensed through a hose alongside the blade.
Due to heightened security measures, passengers may experience the following: -- Increased number of uniformed law enforcement and security personnel -- Reduced access points to secured areas at airports -- Towing of unattended vehicles near the terminals -- Random searches of passengers and bags -- Heightened awareness of unattended bags -- Requests for ID and receipt/itinerary for travel -- Prohibition on the sale of knifelike items -- Stay close to the departure gate.
In its native island habitats in Indonesia, it uses 60 knifelike teeth to prey on goats, boars, other lizards, hefty water buffalo, and even the occasional human.
Some also saw the language of "deconstructivism" - which seemed in architecture to mean above all else the fragmentation of space - as nihilistic, its sharp angles and knifelike concrete edges as inhuman.
Knifelike teeth sink into the still-squirming catch.
Trees with a strong vertical growth habit - such as Italian cypress and liquidambar - or spiked plants, such as agave will ``channel fast-moving chi toward us, producing a knifelike effect in our direction.