# Approximate Sentence Examples

- A scale for the
**approximate**transformation for the curves in fig. - This ratio, termed by Guye the critical coefficient, has the following
**approximate**values: C. H. - Advantage can be taken of this, when n is large, to make
**approximate**calculations, by omitting terms that are negligible. - As the
**approximate**date of Hero's activity. - The figures obtainable with respect to shipping are
**approximate**, the statistical data not being altogether complete. - The
**approximate**weights of some of the principal bales on the English market are as follows: United States. - But not to speak of the intrinsic quality of histories of this kind (which may possibly even be of use to someone for something) the histories of culture, to which all general histories tend more and more to
**approximate**, are significant from the fact that after seriously and minutely examining various religious, philosophic, and political doctrines as causes of events, as soon as they have to describe an actual historic event such as the campaign of 1812 for instance, they involuntarily describe it as resulting from an exercise of power--and say plainly that that was the result of Napoleon's will. - He also determined a roughly
**approximate**value for the mechanical equivalent of heat from the results of these experiments. - The value of is variable, but is between 7 and 8, and for
**approximate**calculations may be taken equal to unity. - Trade is carried on almost entirely with the United Kingdom; the
**approximate**annual value of exports is £120,000, and of imports a little more than half that sum. - Thus if s be known, an
**approximate**value of W is determinate. - 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. - The deficiency on the working for the year ended 31st March 1907 was £54,924, and the
**approximate**number of messages transmitted during the year was 96,783 with 1,126,940 words. - The following
**approximate**figures for small magnetizing forces are deduced from Hopkinson's curves: 9 Proc. Roy. - 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. - To 2300 (the
**approximate**mean level of 2x00 i the land), and highlands, from 2300 upwards, might 20000 y also be distinguished. - 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. - (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. - 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. - 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. - 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. - With regard to a great many rivers we know only the position of their mouths and their
**approximate**lengths estimated by natives in terms of a day's march. - In this case there is
**approximate**periodicity in the half interval, but complete periodicity only after the whole interval. - 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. - 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. - The question as to the total number of slaves at Rome or in Italy is a very difficult one, and it is not, perhaps, possible to arrive with any degree of certainty at an
**approximate**estimate. - The geography of the island is still very imperfectly known, and all figures are
**approximate**only. - There are no figures from which even an
**approximate**idea can be gained as to the value of the internal trade of Siberia, but it is certainly considerable. - These four stars, in the order a, 13, 7, rc, form an
**approximate**rectangle. - With
**approximate**certainty may be ascribed also to Tamas and Balint the original of the still extant transcript, by George Nemeti, of the Four Gospels, the Jciszay or Munich Codex (finished at Tatros in Moldavia in 1466). - (v.) Permutations and Combinations may be regarded as arithmetical recreations; they become important algebraically in reference to the binomial theroem (ï¿½ï¿½ 41, 44)ï¿½ (vi.) Surds and
**Approximate**Logarithms. - From the arithmetical point of view, surds present a greater difficulty than negative quantities and fractional numbers. - The first maximum in fact occurs when 6=2A-0046X, and the first minimum when 5 = 8X- oo16X, the corrections being readily obtainable from a table of G by substitution of the
**approximate**value of V. - Their
**approximate**form was only arrived at by excavations made during the later years of the 19th century. - The main body of his works belongs, so far as can be ascertained from the scanty evidence which we have, to the latter half of his life; 206 B.C. is the
**approximate**date of the Miles gloriosus; cf. - 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: - He wished the institutions of the present to
**approximate**more closely to those of the past, and devised for the new French constitution a body of reforms which reflected the opinions he had formed upon the democracy at Rome and in ancient France. - The results may be seen in the
**approximate**estimates below of cotton grown more or less directly under the auspices of the association. - 1
**Approximate**values of the atomic weights are employed here. - The second method possesses greater advantages, for rings of
**approximate**stability come in one group, and, consequently, their derivatives may be expected to exhibit considerable analogies. - He applied himself more particularly to the oxygen compounds, and determined with a fair degree of accuracy the ratio of carbon to oxygen in carbon dioxide, but his values for the ratio of hydrogen to oxygen in water, and of phosphorus to oxygen in phosphoric acid, are only
**approximate**; he introduced no new methods either for the estimation or separation of the metals. - An
**approximate**normal sulphuric acid is prepared from 30 ccs. - Identity, or
**approximate**identity, of crystal form is not in itself sufficient to establish true isomorphism. - 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. - £59,118,895 stg.)
**Approximate**total indebtedness.. - 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. - 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 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.' - 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. - With an
**approximate**date—or at least a year—and a first name, the chore would be infinitely easier than scouring decades for a nameless individual. - 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. - 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. - 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: - 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+.. - Produced in 191 B.C.; hence we get 254-251 B.C. as the
**approximate**date of his birth. - The temperatures at the head of the Persian Gulf
**approximate**to those of northern India, and those of Aden to Madras. - 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. - 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. - Even in the higher flowering plants, in which the processes of the absorption of substances from the environment has been most fully studied, there is a stage in their life in which the nutritive processes
**approximate**very closely to those of the group last mentioned. - Standard solutions are prepared by weighing out the exact amount of the pure substance and dissolving it in water, or by forming a solution of
**approximate**normality, determining its exact strength by gravimetric or other means, and then correcting it for any divergence. - This is shown by the following observations of Riihlmann on water, the light used being the D line of the spectrum: Eykmann's observations also support the
**approximate**constancy of the Lorenz-Lorentz formula over wide temperature differences, but in some cases the deviation exceeds the errors of observation.