Third-person singular simple present indicative form of illustrate.
Illustrates Sentence Examples
Maxwell illustrates the difference between a soft solid and a hard liquid by a jelly and a block of pitch; also by the experiment of supporting a candle and a stick of sealingwax; after a considerable time the sealing-wax will be found bent and so is a fluid, but the candle remains straight as a solid.
The history of the Roman commonwealth illustrates this perhaps better than any other.'
Even so small an area as that of Britain illustrates what has already been pointed out, that the species of a flora change both with latitude and altitude.
2 But nothing so well illustrates this formal side of the Norman character as the whole position of William the Conqueror himself.
The use of language and nomenclature during the time of Norman rule in the two countries forms a remarkable contrast, and illustrates the circumstances of the two as they have just been sketched.