Sentence Examples


  • After that, it diminishes roughly in proportion to the delay.
  • But the tomato, a berry grown out of its natural proportion by the fiddling of man, at least knew redness was its ultimate goal.
  • A large proportion of the most prominent buildings are clustered round the spacious Schlossplatz, with its fine promenades.
  • Hagenbeck's estimate of its age was based on the presence of well-developed tusks, and the relative proportion of the fore and hind limbs, which are stated to show considerable differences in the case of the African elephant according to age.
  • The law of reciprocal proportion, of which some examples have been already given, is part of a larger law of equivalence that underlies most of our chemical methods and calculations.

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