Sentence Examples

  • In rack railways a cog-wheel on the engine engages in a toothed rack which forms part of the permanent way.
  • Agriculture engages the greater part of the resident population, both male and female; other industries, except the fisheries, are little developed.
  • It also works coal-fields at Yentai and Fushun; has a line of steamers plying between Tairen and Shanghai; and engages in enterprises of electricity, warehousing and the management of houses and lands within zones 50 Ii (17 m.) wide on either side of the line.
  • Fruit farming engages attention, about 8000 morgen being devoted to orchards in 1904.
  • Thus, he engages in combat with Heracles on two occasions to avenge the death of his son Cycnus; once Zeus separates the combatants by a flash of lightning, but in the second encounter he is severely wounded by his adversary, who has the active support of Athena; maddened by jealousy, he changes himself into the boar which slew Adonis, the favourite of Aphrodite; and stirs up the war between the Lapithae and Centaurs.

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