Sentence Examples


  • The sap-wood is more perishable,, but it is useful for fences, casks and a variety of other purposes;.
  • The texts of the older authors which have come down to us were written for the most part not on stone but on papyrus, parchment or other perishable material.
  • In 1879, at Kilburn, the competition was of railway waggons to convey perishable goods long distances at low temperatures.
  • Orbital relations of comets by his conviction of their perishable nature.
  • The larch, from its lofty straight trunk and the high quality of its wood, is one of the most important of coniferous trees; its growth is extremely rapid, the stem attaining a large size in from sixty to eighty years, while the tree yields good useful timber at forty or fifty; it forms firm heartwood at an early age, and the sapwood is less perishable than that of the firs, rendering it more valuable in the young state.