Sentence Examples

  • (III.) Again in (I.) transposing a x (bc) to the other side and squaring, we obtain 2(ac) (bc)axbx = (bc) 2 a'+(ac) 2 bx- (ab) 2 c1.
  • Dinostratus, a Greek geometer and disciple of Plato, discussed the curve, and showed how it effected a mechanical solution of squaring the circle.
  • "Cook," said Stubb, squaring himself once more; "do you belong to the church?"
  • Squaring her yards, she bore down, ranged abeam under the Pequod's lee, and lowered a boat; it soon drew nigh; but, as the side-ladder was being rigged by Starbuck's order to accommodate the visiting captain, the stranger in question waved his hand from his boat's stern in token of that proceeding being entirely unnecessary.
  • Meantime, from the beginning all this had been descried from the ship's mast heads; and squaring her yards, she had borne down upon the scene; and was now so nigh, that Ahab in the water hailed her!--"Sail on the"--but that moment a breaking sea dashed on him from Moby Dick, and whelmed him for the time.

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