Sentence Examples


  • On the British railways the men who run the trains are safeguarded very efficiently, and the collisions and derailments which are serious enough to do injury to the trainmen or the enginemen are really rare.
  • The design combines ample boiler capacity with large adhesive weight and moderate axle loads, but except on heavy gradients or for unusually large trains requiring engines of great adhesion, passenger traffic can be more efficiently and economically handled by four-coupled locomotives of the eight-wheel or Atlantic types.
  • The converse proposition, that persons efficiently protected from mosquito bites escape malaria, has been made the subject of several remarkable experiments.
  • These councils and the executive officers dependent on them soon proved to be unable to manage even local affairs efficiently, while they were very lax in the collection of the national taxes unwisely entrusted to them.
  • If you figure out how to make widgets more efficiently by using a new technique that only requires half the workers, you are able to lower the price of widgets for all and are able to sell more of them.

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