Sentence Examples

  • "Right neighborly of the jerk," Fred grumbled.
  • For instance, if a rope is fixed at one end and held in the hand at the other end, a transverse jerk by the hand will travel as a transverse wave along the rope.
  • In these three genera the conidia are cast off with a jerk somewhat in the same way as the sporangium of Pilobolus.
  • A little experience in observations on the knee-jerk imparts a notion of the average strength of the "jerk."
  • Hence a favourable posture of the limb for eliciting the jerk is one ensuring relaxation of the hamstring muscles, as when the leg has been crossed upon the other.

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