Pear Shaped

Some articles on shaped, pear, pears:

List Of Apple Cultivars - Table of Apples
... Eating Åkerö Sweden 15th century Apple is egg-shaped, medium to large in size, sweet and aromatic. 17th century A medium-sized green-yellow elongate bell-shaped apple, sometimes takes on a reddish blush ... The conical shaped fruit is red in color with moderately conspicuous dots ...
List Of Methods Of Torture - Medieval Instruments of Torture - Pear of Anguish - Use
... A pear-shaped instrument was inserted into one of the victim's orifices the vagina for women, the anus for those considered to be male homosexuals, and the mouth for liars and blasphemers ... decision to simply tear the skin or expand the "pear" to its maximum and mutilate the victim ... The Pear of Anguish was usually very adorned to differentiate between the anal, vaginal and oral pears ...
Laboratory Flask - List of Flasks
... They are sometimes spherical, test tube shaped, or pear-shaped, also known as a Kjeldahl Flask, due to its use with Kjeldahl bulbs ... these flasks are available in two standard shapes Round-bottom flasks are shaped like a tube emerging from the top of a sphere ... Erlenmeyer flask - is shaped like a cone, usually completed by the ground joint, the conical flasks are very popular because of their low price (they are easy to manufacture) and ...
... Pear-shaped is a metaphorical term with several meanings, all in reference to the shape of a (European) pear, i.e ... When said of someone's voice, "pear-shaped" means rich and sonorous ... bank robbery, for example, could be said to have "gone pear-shaped" ...

Famous quotes containing the words shaped and/or pear:

    The future which we hold in trust for our own children will be shaped by our fairness to other people’s children.
    Marian Wright Edelman (20th century)

    It is commonly said by farmers, that a good pear or apple costs no more time or pains to rear, than a poor one; so I would have no work of art, no speech, or action, or thought, or friend, but the best.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)