Sentence Examples


  • Annual rainfall, diminishing to about 20 to 30 in.
  • Live-stock are diminishing in numbers all round: in the case of horses, from 21 per 100 inhabitants in 1882 to II per loo inhabitants in 1904; of cattle, from 31 in 1851 to 23 in 1882 and 27 in 1904; sheep, from 56 to 46 and 41 in the years named respectively; and pigs, from 13 to 9 and 10 respectively.
  • Long, has a depth of 25 ft., diminishing to 12 ft.
  • Closely related to the law of diminishing returns is the Theory of Rent.
  • He managed to keep his body fluids up by frequent gulps to replenish his rapidly diminishing energy.