Sentence Examples


  • The latter is therefore called the generating function of the former.
  • An effect of the greater tide-generating force will also be instability of the liquid magmas underlying volcanic areas, leading to violent eruptions and earthquakes.
  • Such a constellation can be shown to occur at intervals of about 1,800 years and about those times the tide-generating force will be at an absolute maximum.
  • There are therefore maxima and minima in the value of the tide-generating force, depending on the relative positions of the sun, earth and moon.
  • Given, then, that the variations in tide-generating force are big enough, the periods when the maxima occur will be critical with regard to oceanographical and meteorological phenomena.