Sentence Examples


  • This treatise is in two books, dedicated to Dositheus, and deals with the dimensions of spheres, cones, "solid rhombi" and cylinders, all demonstrated in a strictly geometrical method.
  • The dominating features of south New Zealand are not ferny plateaus or volcanic cones, but stern chains of mountains.
  • The cones are very small, ovate and pointed.
  • The main shaft bearings are in two sets and composed of steel balls running in steel cones and cups; the governor is an iron rod about 16 in.
  • In the retina the cones prevail in numbers over the rods, as in the mammals, and their tips contain, as in other Sauropsida, coloured drops of oil, mostly red or yellow.
 

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