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Over three extended pieces, his striated long tones glisten with sour harmonics, cavernous overtones, and breath surges that make the music expand and contract in visceral waves.
The song braids its tender melody, flush with fluttery accents and voiced in a wonderfully striated tone, into a mellow groove that retains a certain bounce despite its pace.
Total transparency is an illusion, especially in energy-efficient buildings, and here much of the glass skin stretches tightly over sections of opaque wall, giving the building a striated iridescence.
The topography is riven with canyons, ravines and gullies, interrupted by striated buttes, hunkered beneath the cloudless sky like silent messengers from the past.
The characters are so striated with opposing views and perverse qualities – and endless chatter –
From a distance, the striated limestone promontory looked like an enormous bar code—but as our eyes adjusted, the fortress walls and a whole town built right into the rock came into focus.
Ten rubbings on synthetic paper, made on striated surfaces using graphite and Renaissance wax, suggest lenticular postcards of the Shroud of Turin: in each one, a black oval peers through the middle like an adamant apparition.
In some species, like the striated frogfish, males and females come together and release sperm and egg into the water.
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: having lines, bands, or grooves
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