Sentence Examples


  • Vega devoted great attention to the detection and correction of the errors in Vlacq's work of 1628.
  • Marconi gave great attention to the improvement of devices for the detection of electric waves..
  • The weakness of the NeoLamarckian view lies in its interpretation of heredity; its strength lies in its zealous study of the living world and the detection therein of proximate empirical laws, a strength shared by very many bionomical investigations, the authors of which would prefer to call themselves Darwinians, or to leave themselves without sectarian designation.
  • He is best known by his masterly detection of the literary imposture of Vella, which claimed to be a history of the Saracens in Syria.
  • The discovery of a single fossil creature in a geological stratum of a wrong period, the detection of a single anatomical or physiological fact irreconcilable with origin by descent with modification, would have been destructive of the theory and would have made the reputation of the observer.