Sentence Examples

  • This, and the inclination of the orbit being given, we have all the geometrical data necessary to compute the coordinates of the planet itself.
  • They not only indicate the height of the land, but also enable us to compute the declivity of the mountain slopes; and if minor features of ground lying between two contours - such as ravines, as also rocky precipices and glaciers - are indicated, as is done on the Siegfried atlas of Switzerland, they fully meet the requirements of the scientific man, the engineer and the mountain-climber.
  • But would you anonymously let the simple fact that a person with your demographics got up and left be used to compute a "percentage of people that got up and left" measurement that will become a factor in movie recommendation engines?
  • Consider Jedediah Buxton of Derbyshire, England, who in the 1700s was asked to compute the number one would get by doubling a farthing 139 times.
  • We compute the maximum amount of food the world can produce by beginning with total acres of land considered arable, but that is based on assumptions about the future of technology and agriculture.

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