Sentence Examples


  • If love alone was a measurement of success, the future of the three had a small measure hope.
  • In height it stood about the same as a young individual of the ordinary African elephant when about a year and a half old, the vertical measurement at the shoulder being only 4 ft., or merely a foot higher than a new-born Indian elephant.
  • (2) The Measurement of the Circle (Kyklon metresis) is a short book of three propositions, the main result being obtained in Prop. 2, which shows that the circumference of a circle is less than 37 and greater than 311 times its diameter.
  • A Latin version of them was published by Isaac Barrow in 1675 (London, 4to); Nicolas Tartaglia published in Latin the treatises on Centres of Gravity, on the Quadrature of the Parabola, on the Measurement of the Circle, and on Floating Bodies, i.
  • What is aimed at in ordinary observations of atmospheric potential is the measurement of the difference of potential between the earth and a point a given distance above it, or of the difference of potential betweeen two points in the same vertical line a given distance apart.

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