Sentence Examples


  • The great desideratum in a seat on horseback is that it should be firm.
  • Satisfactory lexicons of patristic Greek and Latin are still a desideratum: but assistance may be obtained in the study of the Greek fathers from Suicer's Thesaurus, the Lexicon of Byzantine Greek by E.
  • It remained a desideratum to express by equations the motion of a particle of the fluid in any assigned direction.
  • Delaunay, developed in his Theorie du mouvement de la lune (2 vols., 1860, 1867), because it contains a germ which may yet develop into the great desideratum of a general method in celestial mechanics.
  • - The optical desideratum is uniformity of refractive index and dispersive power throughout the mass of the glass.