Sentence Examples


  • At any point a sounding line would hang in the line of the radius of curvature of the water surface.
  • In general it is not curvature, but change of curvature, that presents difficulty in the laying-out of a line.
  • (2) A theorem relating to the apparent curvature of the geocentric path of a comet.
  • If w is the weight of a locomotive in tons, r the radius of curvature of the track, v the velocity in feet per sec.; then the horizontal force exerted on the bridge is wv 2 /gr tons.
  • This result created a great sensation, and proved that Transatlantic electric wave telegraphy was quite feasible and not inhibited by distance, or by the earth's curvature even over an arc of a great circle 3000 m.