Pinwheel Pattern

A low-power light microscopic pattern in which short fascicles of fibroblast-like or endothelial-like cells radiate from a central point bearing a vessel, as seen in sclerosing hemangioma
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The project's towers will be built in a pinwheel pattern that radiates from a central core, with clinics oriented toward an internal courtyard and a women's building placed so postpartum patients have access to rooftop gardens.
Bev's pretty pinwheel pattern was sewn up in Indah Hand-Dyed Batiks by Hoffman.
"Garden Terraces are attached housing arranged in a pinwheel pattern. This arrangement gives residents two or three exterior walls in their units providing the feeling of a single-family home in a multifamily housing project," he explains.
Step 1: Cut out the pinwheel pattern. Color the front.
The charm of M51 is twofold: its binary nature is immediately apparent in almost any scope, and the pinwheel pattern of the main galaxy is faintly discernable in a good 8-inch scope under the right conditions.
"Chimeras" have two colours arranged in a pinwheel pattern.
Carnivale mixes a pinwheel pattern with varied-width stripes, pin dots and circles in a Mardi Gras group of bright greens, red, orange and purple; sherbet tones of soft pinks and purples; and another of subdued browns and taupe.
It was called the pinwheel pattern, and was pattern number 5336.
Near the entrance of the museum was Duality (all works 2004), a large wall painting in which the heads of five turbaned men touch at the center of a pinwheel pattern. Upstairs was Collaboration, a thirteen-minute video of a performance staged at the opening of the exhibition showing the dancer Sharmila Desai, long dark hair flowing, performing on a floor mat painted by Sikander.
Using a small, sharp knife, score a pinwheel pattern on top of each pastry, making sure not to cut all the way through, and stopping short of the outside edge.
Instead, he and his collaborators assert, another type of wave--a sound wave--is the most likely source of the core's pinwheel pattern. In a sound wave, pressure rather than gravity pushes matter together.
Slices of the cooked meat have a pinwheel pattern, with Swiss cheese and Italian sausage links in the center.