Sentence Examples


  • Table Potential, Dissipation, Ioniz If we regard the potential gradient near the ground as representing a negative charge on the earth, then if the source of supply of that charge is unaffected the gradient will rise and become high when the operations by which discharge is promoted slacken their activity.
  • The mutineer was the bowsman of the mate, and when fast to a fish, it was his duty to sit next him, while Radney stood up with his lance in the prow, and haul in or slacken the line, at the word of command.
  • Suddenly the threads that moved them began to slacken and become entangled and it grew difficult to move.
  • Repeated interruptions were accordingly experienced to the advance of the leading column, by messages to halt or slacken pace.
  • He thought awhile, and then asked his crew if it was not time to slacken speed.

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