## Eccentricity Sentence Examples

- As the conic having an
**eccentricity**greater than unity, is a convenient starting-point for the Euclidian investigation. - His whole kingdom was to be unified; Judaism was an
**eccentricity**and as such doomed to extinction. - Elliptic orbits, and a parabolic orbit considered as the special case when the
**eccentricity**of the ellipse is 1, are almost the only ones the astronomer has to consider, and our attention will therefore be confined to them in the present article. - We put e for the
**eccentricity**of the ellipse, represented P, by the ratio M CF: CA. - Although some of his quatrains are purely mystic and pantheistic, most of them bear quite another stamp; they are the breviary of a radical freethinker, who protests in the most forcible manner both against the narrowness, bigotry and uncompromising austerity of the orthodox ulema and the
**eccentricity**, hypocrisy and wild ravings of advanced Sufis, whom he successfully combats with their own weapons, using the whole mystic terminology simply to ridicule mysticism itself. - The magnetization at any point inside the ellipsoid will then be I = HN (29) where N=47r (e2t) (-2-eloI- e - t), e being the
**eccentricity**(see Maxwell's Treatise, § 438). - The year 1787 was rendered further memorable by Laplace's announcement on the 19th of November (Memoirs, 1786), of the dependence of lunar acceleration upon the secular changes in the
**eccentricity**of the earth's orbit. - (x2+3,2) If the ellipsoid is one of revolution round the major axis a (prolate) and of
**eccentricity**e, then the above formula reduces to I I l og e (I +e) C - tae Whereas if it is an ellipsoid of revolution round the minor axis b (oblate), we have I sin - tae C2 - ae (9). - All the known minor planets have the same common direction, but their orbits generally have a greater
**eccentricity**and mutual inclination. - Concurrently with the growth of this unrest Rudolph had become increasingly subject to attacks of depression and
**eccentricity**, which were so serious as to amount almost to insanity. - It imitates the motions made in polishing a speculum by hand by giving both a rectilinear and a lateral motion to the polisher, while the speculum revolves slowly; by shifting two eccentric pins the course of the polisher can be varied at will from a straight line to an ellipse of very small
**eccentricity**, and a true parabolic figure can thus be obtained. - The
**eccentricity**which had characterized his opinions from the beginning of his career gradually became more marked until they developed into insanity. - From the time of his first introduction to Tycho he had devoted himself to the investigation of the orbit of Mars, which, on account of its relatively large
**eccentricity**, had always been especially recalcitrant to theory, and the results appeared in Astronomia nova ainoXayrgrii, seu Physica coelestis tradita commentariis de motibus stellae Martis (Prague, 1609). - He first brought the revolutions of our satellite within the domain of Kepler's laws, pointing out that her apparent irregularities could be completely accounted for by supposing her to move in an ellipse with a variable
**eccentricity**and directly rotatory major axis, of which the earth occupied one focus. - It may be considered as arising from a semi-annual variation in the
**eccentricity**of the moon's orbit and the position of its perigee. - Jeffrey naturally declined to appoint a man who, in spite of some mathematical knowledge, had no special qualification, and administered a general lecture upon Carlyle's arrogance and
**eccentricity**which left a permanent sense of injury. - It is therefore a conic section having its
**eccentricity**equal to unity. - A large
**eccentricity**also produces an unsymmetrical light variation, the minimum occurring at a time not midway between two maxima; stars of this character are called Cepheid variables, after the typical star S Cephei. - Most of the orbits are remarkably eccentric ellipses, the average
**eccentricity**being about 0.5. - There is a very striking relation between the
**eccentricity**and the period of a system; in general the binaries of longest period have the greatest**eccentricities**. - Although they had little or none of the
**eccentricity**of the history, they proved almost as popular. - After seeing to the publication of this instalment of Tristram and of another set of sermons - more pronouncedly Shandean in their
**eccentricity**- he quitted England again in the summer of 1765, and tavelled in Italy as far as Naples. - And
**eccentricity**I - The centre of the eccentric is its connected point; and its
**eccentricity**, or the distance from that centre to the axis of the shaft, is its crank-arm. - An eccentric may be made capable of having its
**eccentricity**altered by means of an adjusting screw, so as to vary the extent of the reciprocating motion which it communicates. - And when he heaps suspicion, not on Christian dogmas, but on beliefs of which the resemblance to Christian tenets is sufficiently patent, the real aim is so transparent that his method seems to partake rather of the nature of literary
**eccentricity**than of polemical artifice; yet by this disingenuous indirectness he gave his argument that savour of duplicity which ever after clung to the popular conception of deism. - He is perhaps apt to attach an exaggerated importance to some of the authorities which he was the first to bring to light, to see a general tendency in what may only be the expression of an individual
**eccentricity**, to rely too much on ambassadors' reports which may have been written for some special end, to enter too fully into the details of diplomatic correspondence. - In the case of very tall exposed buildings of small depth, the vertical load on the columns due to wind pressure in the opposite side of the building must be computed and allowed for, and in case the lower columns are without lateral support their bending moment must be sufficient to resist the lateral pressure due to wind and
**eccentricity**of loading. - In computing the column sections a proper allowance must be made for any
**eccentricity**of loading.