Sentence Examples


  • They are broad at the base, but taper towards the tip and carry palps (fig.
  • They taper, however, much more rapidly than those of the serows, and diverge much more widely from the middle line.
  • Arranged with a certain rough radiate symmetry round the north pole, and extending southwards in three unequal arms which taper to points in the south.
  • It does not support the combustion of a taper, but burning phosphorus and red-hot carbon will continue to burn in the gas.
  • Prior has introduced an ingenious method of making small oblong and square sheets of coloured glass, which are thick in the centre and taper towards the edges, and which have one surface slightly roughened and one brilliantly polished.

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