Sentence Examples


  • We have specific criteria and certain limitations.
  • It met all our criteria; a stable employment, reasonably priced homes, a state college and a regional hospital.
  • But it is in virtue of having fought at all that he passes beyond the criteria of the time and becomes one of the great captains of history.
  • Water-cress, sweet flag, flowering rush, several potamogetons, water milfoil, water ranunculus, and the reedy sweet watergrass (Glyceria aquatica) rank amongst the criteria of excellence.
  • Poulton, in an admirable discussion of contemporary views regarding species (presidential address to the Entomological Society of London 1904), has shown that Darwin did not believe in the objective existence of species, not only because he was led to discard the hypothesis of special creation as the explanation of the polymorphism of life, but because in practice as a working systematist he could neither find for himself nor ascertain from other systematists any settled criteria by which a group of specimens could be elevated into a genus, accepted as a species, or regarded as a variety.