Essays Tagged: "quarter mile"

Dinner with Bill Gates

as slightly drizzling as we approached the house. We were simply amazed at it's size, it was a good quarter mile in length and equally long in width. As we approached the enormous wooden door, lights ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


, cars never were the same to me. Everything from, getting the race set to the final verdict at the quarter mile mark intrigued me. After going many times I became a "regular" and began to learn what ... ne acceleration contest between two race cars and is conducted over a specified distance, usually a quarter mile (Chaos, online). Every drag race starts out in certain "hang out" parking lots. People ...

(11 pages) 87 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Flash Floods.

les from the scene with the children still in it. The fourth child was found Sunday morning about a quarter-mile from the van. The children's father survived, but searchers were still looking for the ...

(2 pages) 44 1 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A short essay about a hunting trip from 5th grade.

hree birds had been seen. My father, friends, and I decided to go eat lunch at a restaurant about a quarter mile down the way. Once we were done eating we all went down to a carnival called the Loneso ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A day at the track" Descriptive essay

at flows through your body as the cars line up just does it for me.Watching the cars going down the quarter mile of black pavement at a high rate of speedsimply amazes me.There are so many different c ... ts revving theengine and then when the light turns green he takes of like a bat out of hell down thequarter mile. You know who won by watching whose time lights up first. The race endsjust as quickly ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Effigy Mounds: Ohio's Serpent Mound

nd averaging three feet in height.Serpent Mound, an embankment or earth resembling a snake nearly a quarter-mile long, is the largest and finest serpent effigy in North America. Who built the mound - ...

(6 pages) 43 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

How to Race a Six Speed Corvette

al. They need to be flat in order to get the best grip in the clutch. We are going to set this in a quarter mile scenario. The driver will first begin by moving past the water a slowly, getting the ti ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Illegal Street Racing

topic of racing that I am chose was street racing. Street racing originated from drag racing on the quarter-mile strip. The concept of drag racing is when two racers in different cars would line up at ... what a stoplight does, except backwards, it starts from red, then to yellow, then to green. On the quarter-mile strip, when the light hits green, the two racers are supposed to try to go as fast as t ...

(11 pages) 121 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Chrysler ME412- Informative paper.

the ME412 goes from 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds, 0-100 mph in 6.2 seconds, and it will fly through the quarter mile in 10.6 seconds at 135 mph. The estimated top speed of the ME412 is 248 mph. This sweet ...

(3 pages) 31 1 3.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


ime I could swim down to the deep end. He could run all the way from his house to my house, about a quarter mile, without stopping. And he could ride his bike up the steepest hill in town. Then ...

(2 pages) 310 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


that would be your only competition. The McClaren F1 can also go 0-60mph in 2.8 seconds and do the quarter mile in 9.6 seconds. If you put the petal to the metal your head will slam back into your se ...

(2 pages) 319 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers