Sentence Examples


  • The Altai, the still unnamed complex of the Minusinsk Mountains, the intricate mountain-chains of Sayan, with those of the Olekma, Vitim and Aldan all arranged en echelon - the former from N.W.
  • The military posts were drawn up in echelon along the frontier of the desert, especially along the southern slopes of the Aures, as far as Ad Majores (Besseriani), and on the Tripolitan frontier as far as Cydamus (Ghadames), forming an immense arc extending from Cyrenaica to Mauretania.
  • Michelson's ingenious echelon grating constitutes a realization in an unexpected manner of what was thought to be impracticable.
  • Double furrow or multiple ploughs are a combination of two or more ploughs arranged in echelon so as to plough two or more furrows.
  • In the United States and elsewhere engines drawing behind them a number of ploughs, arranged in echelon and taking perhaps The sub-soil plough has the beam and body but not the mould-board of an ordinary plough.

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