from The Century Dictionary.
- Having an end formed with a square cross-section.
- Having the end-plane at 90° or at a right angle to the axis.
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Hear your canvas tearing, and see the black, square-ended timbers thrusting holes through it.
To me it looks like she was on a diving board or sidewalk- or any other square-ended surface.
“If the chancel were square-ended, you would have an enormous flat wall,” Sally persisted.
Type (b): a spade with a square-ended blade suitable for cutting through fibrous materials and skimming weed growth (e.g. top soil growth and grass);
This should be square-ended, about one inch wide, and three or four inches long, and will do successful work of a certain class, but not of the best.
Scientific American, Volume XXIV., No. 12, March 18, 1871 A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures.
A motley little fleet awaited the party at the water's edge, -- square-ended, flat-bottomed punts, sharp-bowed bateaux, long, graceful, dug-out canoes, and a commodious push-boat, with cabin and awning, whose motive power was poles.
The net for this should be made of strong wire in the shape of the net at Fig. 46, or 43, if without the joints, a bag of strong dowlas and a stick are attached, and the front square-ended part is pushed by the collector through the grass, in order to trap any low feeding or invisible insects.
Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.
On the opposite side of the same part of the transept a square-ended chapel with a vestry attached was added in place of the original shallow apsidal chapel.
Bell's Cathedrals: Chichester (1901) A Short History & Description Of Its Fabric With An Account Of The Diocese And See
Elbows, globe valves and a square-ended entrance to pipes all offer resistance to the passage of steam.
A paint punt is a small, flat, square-ended raft with raised sides, used for floating around a ship's water line to renew the boot-topping paint.
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