Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • The troughs taper slightly so that they can be joined in series, the total length often reaching several hundred feet.
  • If now, after a few moments' interval to allow some air to diffuse into the cylinder, a taper again be applied, an explosion takes place, due to a mixture of carbon monoxide and air.

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