Sentence Examples


  • Some of these, which may be called " earth-tremors," resemble earthquakes in the rapidity with which they occur, but differ from earthquakes in being imperceptible (owing to the smallness of the motion) until instrumental means are used to detect them.
  • This difference is very large compared with the smallness of the unit.
  • Yet his observations are of the first importance as showing the smallness of the deviation of the central line from the ecliptic. When smoothed out, the maximum latitude is less than 3°, which seems to preclude the coincidence of the central plane of the light with that of the sun's equator.
  • This number is only finite if the object and aperture are assumed to be " infinitely small of a certain order"; and with each order of infinite smallness, i.e.
  • The smallness of the number of European magistrates, and other circumstances, make the police more important and relatively far more powerful in India than in England (Stephen).
 

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