Sentence Examples


  • Accents on vowels lengthen them; on d and t they are softening marks.
  • The nature of these tubers is further rendered evident by the presence of "eyes" or leaf-buds, which in due time lengthen into shoots and form the haulm or stems of the plant.
  • Or March) and the days begin to lengthen the phyto-planktonic organisms begin to reproduce.
  • But his name is chiefly perpetuated through his investigation of the motions of sun-spots, by which he determined the elements of the sun's rotation and made the important discovery of a systematic drift of the photosphere, causing the rotation-periods of spots to lengthen with increase of solar latitude.
  • They continue to grow, and to thrust out new branches and to lengthen existing branches, for many years far into adult life.