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General Crossword Questions for “hillock”

  • A small rise is bad if featuring wine

Encyclopedia

  • The axon hillock is a specialized part of the cell body (or soma) of a neuron that connects to the axon. For many years it was believed that the axon hillock was the usual site of action potential initiation. — “Axon hillock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A hillock or knoll is a small hill[1], usually separated from a larger group of hills Hillocks are similar in their distribution and size to small mesas or buttes. — “Hillock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Sion Hillock Fort is a fort in Mumbai (Bombay), India. The hillock is situated a few metres from the Sion railway station. Sion was the boundary between British-held Parel island and Portuguese held Salsette Island and the. — “Sion Hillock Fort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The shadow of his pearly-white body, of his black-tipped wings, fell on the grass no more silently than he alighted himself on a hillock of rubbish within three yards of that man, lying as still as a corpse. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • 'He's the miller–see, yonder it is,' and she pointed to a very pretty feature in the landscape, a windmill, crowning the summit of a hillock which rose suddenly above the level of the treetops, like an island in the centre of the valley. — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Rostov stopped his horse for a moment on a hillock to see what was going on, but strain his attention as he would he could not understand or make out anything of what was happening: there in the smoke men of some sort were moving about, in front and behind moved lines of troops; but why, whither, and who they were, it was impossible to make out. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • It was only hard work when he had to break off the motion, which had become unconscious, and to think; when he had to mow round a hillock or a tuft of sorrel. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Before we lay down, Umbopa pointed out to us a slight and indistinct hillock on the flat surface of the plain about eight miles away. At the distance it looked like an ant-hill, and as I was dropping off to sleep I fell to wondering what it could be. — “King Solomon's Mines” by H Rider Haggard
  • Rostov stopped his horse for a moment on a hillock to see what was going on, but strain his attention as he would he could not understand or make out anything of what was happening: there in the smoke men of some sort were moving about, in front and behind moved lines of troops; but why, whither, and who they were, it was impossible to make out. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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