Sentence Examples

  • The shaft gradually tapers below and is firmly welded to the radius.
  • Tapers suggestion in Coningsby that the Conservatives should go to the country with the cry, Our young queen and our old institutions, expressed, in an epigram, a prevalent idea.
  • (1760) the body was received at the door of the Abbey by the dean and prebendaries in their copes, attended by the choir, all carrying lighted tapers, who preceded it up the church, singing.
  • Southwards it tapers to 1 20 m.
  • In length, and is thickest near the centre, where the back fin rises to a height of 9 or io in., and whence the body tapers towards both extremities.

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