Rather than clamber over its sodden bole, I skirted it until I could walk beneath a lank, upthrust bough.
The dot at the center is not elongated enough to be considered an upthrust.
Mr. Pennypacker leaned with an air of satisfaction against the upthrust bough of a fallen oak.
This pattern must be classified as a loop, as a dot may not be considered an upthrust unless elongated vertically.
He ran, although at decreased speed, for about two hours more, and then he sat down on the upthrust root of a great oak.
Figure 327 is a tented arch, not because of the dot, however, as it cannot be considered an upthrust.
The tented arch is directly beneath the innermost loop, and is of the upthrust type.
Beneath them was a blur of whirling white; ahead was an upthrust mountain range upon which they were driving.
Figure 149 is a tented arch because of the upthrust present at the center of the pattern.
upthrust, up′thrust, n. a thrust upward, an upheaval of a mass of rock.