Sentence Examples


  • She tried to calculate, and the blood pumped in her neck.
  • But he seems to have been well cared for, and he was at the age of fourteen sufficiently advanced "in algebra, geometry, astronomy, and even the higher mathematics," to calculate a solar eclipse within four seconds of accuracy.
  • Suppose, for instance, that we require to calculate (23/13).
  • Life is not "a series of detached acts, in each of which a man can calculate the sum of happiness or misery attainable by different courses."
  • Since it is much easier to measure p than either L or v, the relation has generally been employed for deducing either L or v from observations of p. For instance, it is usual to calculate the specific volumes of saturated steam by assuming Regnault's formulae for p and L.