Sentence Examples


  • The rotation of the earth thus fixes the directions of north and south and defines those of east and west.
  • The cups are placed symmetrically on the end of the arms, and it is easy to see that the wind always has the hollow of one cup presented to it; the back of the cup on the opposite end of the cross also faces the wind, but the pressure on it is naturally less, and hence a continual rotation is produced; each cup in turn as it comes round providing the necessary force.
  • Such rotation can obviously be controlled within limits that need not be further considered.
  • Under hay are included the produce of clover, sainfoin and rotation grasses, and also that of permanent meadow.
  • Repetition of one crop in the field exhausts the ground; but rotation of the crops is good for the soil.