Sentence Examples


  • " I sleep here ten hours every night," he writes from Amsterdam, " and no care ever shortens my slumber."
  • In length, and considerably shortens the passage between the Theiss and the Danube.
  • Shortens and suddenly grows quiet when the last of the carbon has burnt away, and no flame-forming substance remains.
  • These yield under the strain, and the cell shortens between those points of its attachment.
  • Any simple operation which improves the colour of the fibre or shortens the operation of retting is worthy of consideration.