Pear Shaped

Some articles on pear, shaped, pears:

... 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 ... A failed bank robbery, for example, could be said to have "gone pear-shaped" ...
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 ... 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 portability ...
List Of Apple Cultivars - Table of Apples
... 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 ... Dry, dense, substantive flesh mild, pear-like flavour ...
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 ... torturers 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the words shaped and/or pear:

    How will it be with kingdoms and with kings—
    With those who shaped him to the thing he is—
    When this dumb Terror shall rise to judge the world,
    After the silence of the centuries?
    Edwin Markham (1852–1940)

    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)