Sentence Examples


  • Jackson could only see her hair, shortening, then nearly disappearing.
  • 28 a to the dimensions characteristic of elephants, with the loss of the lower incisors (or with temporary retention of rudimentary ones), while at the same time a true elephant-like trunk must have been developed by the shortening of the lower lip and the prolongation of the combined upper lip and nose.
  • Beginning shortly below Tekrit there are indications of considerable canalization, both for the purpose of irrigating country remote from the river, and also of shortening the course of the river for navigation.
  • The watering was caused by poor apposition of the lid to the globe caused by shortening of the lid secondary to excess skin removal.
  • The watering was caused by poor apposition of the lid to the globe caused by shortening of the lid secondary to excess skin removal.

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