Sentence Examples


  • Buying a vintage ring is a great way to get old-fashioned, high-quality craftsmanship, but time and wear can loosen prongs and degrade the condition of the setting.
  • The "award-winning" pots for the Amazonia Preciosa face products are 100 percent biodegradable flasks with no chemical ingredients in their composition, and once discarded degrade naturally in eight months.
  • The downside to tiles with decals is that the decal may eventually degrade - either discolor, bubble, crack or peel - due to cleaning, water and the heat of the kitchen.
  • Hang items like bras and other stretchy garments on a line to dry, as the heat of the dryer causes the elastic to degrade and wear out faster, and the item needs to be replaced more frequently.
  • Biodegradable bags are made with materials that speed up the decomposition process, but they can still take up to six months to fully degrade, depending on environmental conditions.