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The serpentine fries were gone — snatched by toddlers — before I had a chance to lick my fingers.In Massachusetts, a seacoast city that feels like home|Hannah Selinger|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
As part of the recovery, several historic buildings in Cruz Bay and elsewhere have been refurbished, and archaeological sites and hiking trails in the national park, including the serpentine Reef Bay Trail, have been restored or upgraded.In the U.S. Virgin Islands, returning to a changed but resilient St. John|Bob Drogin|June 25, 2021|Washington Post
Discovering a new way that a snake moves could help engineers make better use of serpentine machines.Newfound technique allows some tree snakes to climb wide trees|Maria Temming|February 1, 2021|Science News For Students
For nearly 100 years, scientists have only known about four forms of serpentine locomotion.These snakes wiggle up smooth poles by turning their bodies into ‘lassoes’|Kate Baggaley|January 13, 2021|Popular-Science
Discovering new, clever ways in which real snakes exploit their incredible flexibility could help engineers make better use of serpentine machines.Brown tree snakes use their tails as lassos to climb wide trees|Maria Temming|January 11, 2021|Science News
Most of the time, the three-hour, serpentine drive to Jalalabad is gorgeous and calm, though attacks can happen.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he tells their story in a voyeuristic way, to make this one of the most troubling and serpentine novel of the year.
It's not just about the wild serpentine forms that Schiavone borrowed from Mannerist painters based further south.
Lynch nods indulgently as Brand launches into an epic, serpentine definition of the benefits of TM.David Lynch Discusses Transcendental Meditation in Los Angeles|Sean Macaulay|April 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the park you will also find the Serpentine, a lake in which people boat or swim (depending on the time of year).
Indications of asbestos are found at most points throughout the whole serpentine formation.
A band of limestone also occurs at Templeton containing masses of a light-coloured translucent serpentine.
The outcrop of the serpentine here, I am told, is quite limited, with steep sides till round it.
The belt of serpentine here is very narrow, and the veins of asbestos are closely pressed together.
A trap-like compound, with somewhat the aspect of serpentine, but yielding with difficulty to the knife.