Sentence Examples


  • The first, for a memoir on the construction of a clepsydra for measuring time exactly at sea, he gained at the age of twenty-four; the second, for one on the physical cause of the inclination of the planetary orbits, he divided with his father; and the third, for a communication on the tides, he shared with Euler, Colin Maclaurin and another competitor.
  • The orbits are always open behind, never being surrounded by bone.
  • No post-orbital processes or any separation between orbits and temporal fossae.
  • The same statements are true of the orbits of the satellites around their primaries.
  • The squamosals form the posterior outer margin of the orbits and are frequently continued into two lateral downward processes across the temporal fossa.