Sentence Examples


  • This treatise is in two books, dedicated to Dositheus, and deals with the dimensions of spheres, cones, "solid rhombi" and cylinders, all demonstrated in a strictly geometrical method.
  • The cones are very small, ovate and pointed.
  • The dominating features of south New Zealand are not ferny plateaus or volcanic cones, but stern chains of mountains.
  • The cones, about the size of a small walnut, bear spirally arranged imbricated scales which subtend the three-angled winged seeds.
  • The number of main craters may be about twenty-five, but there are very many small eruptive cones on the flanks of the old volcanoes.