Sentence Examples

  • It grows in marshes, ditches, pools and drains in meadows, and sometimes obstructs the flow of water with its dense matted roots.
  • A large sand bar obstructs the entrance to the river, which is not quite 1 m.
  • The river bar obstructs navigation, the depth not exceeding 14 ft., so that large vessels must lie outside.
  • The interest of the landlord always coincides with the general interest: whatever promotes or obstructs the one has the same effect on the other.
  • They pass more readily through mucous membranes, but almost every one of these is provided not only with a coating of mucus, which obstructs their passage, but with some reflex mechanism which tends to remove them.