Noun(1) a soft oily clay used as a pigment (especially a reddish brown pigment(2) the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber(3) a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria and closely related to Hausa
(1) After polishing to achieve a smooth skin, a reddish or pink bole is applied and this is polished again.(2) This may be the only alternative, because there usually are no trees that survive to record successive fires as fire scars within the bole .(3) Some support for this is seen in entombed trunks where individual trees have been partially buried and the trunk forms an expanded bole at the top of the new sediment surface.(4) The windows of Bucchi's studio are streaked with horizontal brushstrokes of bole , for when he prepares this material he needs to test it to be certain it is the right consistency so that the gold leaf will burnish properly.(5) An arrow zipped over the horse's saddle to smack into the bole of a tree.(6) The earliest are a restrained palette of blues, whites, then a touch of sage-green, manganese purple, and finally the sealing-wax red of Armenian bole .(7) They were round, the size of a tangerine, and had apparently fallen from a large tree with a silvery bole .(8) Petrovich also makes frames out of lead, steel, iron or bole finishes.(9) The initial concentration of the rings varied with height within the bole and the age of the tree when the ring was initiated.(10) The upper bole of the tree was examined for insects.(11) The neck in thickness equaled the bole of a moderate-sized tree.(12) This means adding depth to each cut so that after the application of gesso, bole , and gold leaf the carved elements still have crisp definition.(13) Wind-related mortality, resulting from broken or uprooted boles , accounted for less than 50% of the mortality in relatively intact stands.(14) However, these storms were also severe enough to snap the boles on apparently healthy and sound pines.(15) The passage between the boles and branches closed about her.(16) Six long, spindly, purplish-black legs, thick like the boles of sapling trees, sprang forth and hauled up the rest of the foul thing.
1. tree trunk ::
2. trunk ::
Different Formsbole, boles
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