## Approximate Sentence Examples

- Advantage can be taken of this, when n is large, to make
**approximate**calculations, by omitting terms that are negligible. - Severe remittents (pernicious or bilious remittents)
**approximate**to the type of yellow fever, which is conventionally limited to epidemic outbreaks in western longitudes and on the west coast of Africa. - His ancestors had been members of the community of the Bohemian Brethren, and had secretly maintained their Protestant belief throughout the period of religious persecution, eventually giving their adherence to the Augsburg confession as
**approximate**to their original faith. - It should be noted that the figures for area and population are, as a rule, only estimates, but in most instances they probably
**approximate**closely to accuracy. - Their
**approximate**form was only arrived at by excavations made during the later years of the 19th century. - Produced in 191 B.C.; hence we get 254-251 B.C. as the
**approximate**date of his birth. - Him succeeded, not only in showing that such a difference exists, but in measuring it, and hence determining a tolerably
**approximate**value of the mechanical equivalent of heat. - Owing to the high price of gutta-percha the tendency, of recent years, has been to
**approximate**more closely to the theoretical dimensions, x xvl. - These figures include not only the categories of income and expenditure proper, but also those known as movement of capital, railway constructions and part ite di giro, which do not constitute real income and expenditure.i Considering only income and expenditure proper, the
**approximate**totals are: - If on each occasion he himself made the observations his voyage must have extended over six years; but it is not impossible that he ascertained the
**approximate**length of the longest day in some cases by questioning the natives. - To 2300 (the
**approximate**mean level of 2x00 i the land), and highlands, from 2300 upwards, might 20000 y also be distinguished. - The study of the evolution of faunas and the comparison of the faunas of distant regions have furnished a trustworthy instrument of pre-historic geographical research, which enables earlier geographical relations of land and sea to be traced out, and the
**approximate**period, or at least the chronological order of the larger changes, to be estimated. - The
**approximate**revenue for 1906 was £65,000, and the expenditure about £60,000, but some of the revenue was still collected in paper of uncertain value. - The following
**approximate**figures are taken from the American Jewish Year-Book for1909-1910and are based on similar estimates in the English Jewish Year-Book, the Jewish Encyclopedia, Nossig's Jiidische Statistik and the Reports of the Alliance Israelite Universelle. - The first is a ventral flexure in the antero-posterior or sagittal plane; the result of this is to
**approximate**the two ends of the alimentary canal. - 1
**Approximate**values of the atomic weights are employed here. - Identity, or
**approximate**identity, of crystal form is not in itself sufficient to establish true isomorphism. - It has been mentioned in ï¿½ 41 (ix.) that the binomial theorem can be used for obtaining an
**approximate**value for a power of a number; the most important terms only being taken into account. - (iii.) From (21) of ï¿½ 43 (iv.) we see that I R r l is less than m[r+l]xr+1 if x is positive, or than 1 m [r+1] x m+1 (I+x)- m I if x is negative; and it can hence be shown that, if 1 x I < 1, 1 R r I can be made as small as we please by taking r large enough, so that we can make S r
**approximate**as closely as we please to (r +x)-1n. - His method for determining
**approximate**values of the roots of equations is far in advance of the Hindu method as applied by Cardan, and is identical in principle with the methods of Sir Isaac Newton and W. - The advantage of
**approximate**bisection lies in the superior brilliancy of the surviving spectra; but in any case the compound grating may be considered to be perfect in the longer interval, and the definition is as good as if the bisection were accurate. - As the
**approximate**date of Hero's activity. - Occupations.The following table, which shows the
**approximate**numbers of persons engaged in the various manufacturing industries of France, who number in all about 5,820,000, indicates their relative importance from the point of view of employment: - The temperatures at the head of the Persian Gulf
**approximate**to those of northern India, and those of Aden to Madras. - His doctrine was rooted in the old Iranian - or Aryan - folk-religion, of which we can only form an
**approximate**representation by comparison with the religion of the Veda. - The distribution of magnetism and the position of the poles in magnets of other shapes, such as cylindrical or rectangular bars, cannot be specified by any general statement, though
**approximate**determinations may be obtained experimentally in individual cases.' - There are extensions of the binomial theorem, by means of which
**approximate**calculations can be made of fractions, surds, and powers of fractions and of surds; the main difference being that the number of terms which can be taken into account is unlimited, so that, although we may approach nearer and nearer to the true value, we never attain it exactly. - The following are the
**approximate**wave-lengths of the most brilliant lines: When the discharge passes through helium at a pressure of several millimetres, the yellow line 5876 is prominent. - If x and y be co-ordinates in the plane of the wave-surface, the axis of y being parallel to the lines of the grating, and the origin corresponding to the centre of the beam, we may take as an
**approximate**equation to the wave-surface -- -} z =+Bxy 2, +ax 3 13x2 2pp p y+-yxy2-?-Sy3+.. - Laurent tells us that the present government having found it absolutely impossible to arrive at even an
**approximate**estimate of this " occult debt," recourse was had, in order to fix it, to the creditors themselves, and a short act of parliament was passed declaring all debts prescribed which should not be claimed by a fixed date. - Among the contents of this book we simply mention a trigonometrical chapter, in which the words sinus versus arcus occur, the
**approximate**extraction of cube roots shown more at large than in the Liber abaci, and a very curious problem, which nobody would search for in a geometrical work, viz.