Sentence Examples

  • Langley aimed at great lightness of construction, and in this he succeeded to a remarkable extent.
  • On account of its lightness, softness and non-conducting properties it is used for hat-linings and the soles of shoes, the latter being a very ancient application of cork.
  • For lightness, for grace, for proportion, the effect is unrivalled.
  • The most constant use of curled maple is for the stocks of fowling-pieces and rifles, as it affords toughness and strength combined with lightness and elegance.
  • Its specific lightness, combined with strength and durability, recommend it above all other substances for forming life-buoys, belts and jackets, and in the construction of life-boats and other apparatus for saving from drowning.

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