Sentence Examples


  • This loss is proportional to the length of the wire.
  • Thus the smallest rotation of either head communicates to the corresponding slide motion, which, if the screws are accurate, is proportional to the amount through which the head is turned.
  • The diameter is cut in half by the axis.
  • It is probable that the wind pressure is not strictly proportional to the extent of the surface exposed.
  • For example, does the heat generated by friction vary as the friction and the time during which it acts, or is it proportional to the friction and the distance through which the rubbing bodies are displaced - that is, to the work done against friction - or does it involve any other conditions?

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