## Lengths Sentence Examples

- His body was covered with faded scars that fascinated her, made her want to trace the
**lengths**of them with her fingers then her tongue. - But you went to great
**lengths**to help her. - They went to great
**lengths**to hurt you. - 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. - These pairs of observations have shown a parallax from which the elevation of the objects above the earth, the
**lengths**and directions of their courses, &c. could be computed. - Even in the second sense, the term is a very wide one, since it comprises the measurement of angles (plane and solid),
**lengths**, areas and volumes. - I went to great
**lengths**to assist your mate. - Hearing the
**lengths**his mate went through to condemn the human rendered him speechless. - She tied the
**lengths**of rope together and hunted for and found the perfect boulder in the cave: a loose, rounded rock the size of both her fists that was light enough for her to throw. - To derive the stellar velocity in the line of sight relative to the observer it was then necessary to assume that the normal wave-
**lengths**of the stellar and terrestrial spectra are accurately known. - Complex spectra of stars of the solar type this is by no means the case; for, as Dr Hartmann remarks, " in the first place the lines in these spectra are so numerous that their complete measurement and reduction would require many days, and in the second place a rigorous reduction of such material has hitherto not been at all possible because the wave-
**lengths**of the lines are not known with sufficient accuracy. - Fortunately he went to no perilous
**lengths**; the worst we hear of is a passion for gaming. - But a positive identity of pitch cannot be claimed for any period of time, and certainly not for the early organs; the foot-rule of the organ-builder, which had to do with the
**lengths**of the pipes, and which varied in every country and province, could easily cause a difference of a semitone. - The three lakes - whose greatest
**lengths**are 260, 122 and 119 m. - One end of each pipe is plain, so that it may be cut to any desired length; pipes with shaped ends obviously must be obtained in the exact
**lengths**required. - Unequal
**lengths**of the 24 and 33 in. - The total
**lengths**of the land lines of the telegraphs throughout the world in 1907 were 1,015,894 m. - Underground, and the total
**lengths**of submarine cables of the world were 39,072 nautical miles under government administration and 194,751 nautical miles under the administration of private companies. - Supported by the great authority of Haller, the doctrine of evolution, or development, prevailed throughout the whole of the 18th century, and Cuvier appears to have substantially adopted Bonnet's later views, though probably he would not have gone all
**lengths**in the direction of " emboitement." - Though this at first met with some acceptance, Strasburger showed that the action goes on in great
**lengths**of stem the cells of which have been killed by poison or by the action of heat. - The end of the first interval of this length (counting from the piece of bunting) is marked by a bit of leather, the second by a cord with two knots, the third by one with three knots, and so on; the middle of each of these
**lengths**(half-knot) is also marked by a cord with one knot. **Lengths**, of a double-flanged section, and for the sake of strength they were " fish-bellied " or deeper in the middle than at the ends.- By making them in longer
**lengths**a reduction was effected in the number of joints - always the weakest part of the line; and another advance consisted in the substitution of wrought iron for cast iron, though that material did not gain wide adoption until after the patent for an improved method of rolling rails granted in 1820 to John Birkinshaw, of the Bedlington Ironworks, Durham. - The rails, which for heavy main line traffic may weigh as much as too lb per yard, or even more, are rolled in
**lengths**of from 30 to 60 ft., and sleepers are placed under them at intervals of between 2 and 3 ft. - Aspinall on the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway to ascertain the resistance of trains of bogie passenger carriages of different
**lengths**at varying speeds, and the results are recorded in a paper, " Train Resistance," Proc. Inst. - He made his first public appearance in Vienna in 1887, in Paris in 1889, and in London in 1890, his brilliant playing created a furore which went to almost extravagant
**lengths**of admiration; and his triumphs were repeated in America in 1891. - And 5 in., the
**lengths**of tube forming the casing being screwed together. - But this is the only attempt at that policy of immediatisation which in contemporary England was carried to far greater
**lengths**; and even this attempt was unsuccessful. - If the two places are upon the same meridian or upon the equator the exact distance separating them is to be found by reference to a table giving the
**lengths**of arcs of a meridian and of the equator. - Of these all except points are quantities: lines involve
**lengths**, planes involve areas, and cubic contents involve volumes. - The tables on p. 440 show the respective
**lengths**of the various Ottoman railways open and worked at the end of 1908 and the amount of kilometric guarantees which they carried - and the**lengths**, &c., of railways worked by the various companies according to the nationality of the concessionaire groups. - Of distances between points) as belonging to geometry or trigonometry; while the measurement of curved
**lengths**, except in certain special cases, involves the use of the integral calculus. - The term " mensuration " is therefore ordinarily restricted to the measurement of areas and volumes, and of certain simple curved
**lengths**, such as the circumference of a circle. - The direct measurement of certain magnitudes (usually
**lengths**) in terms of a unit, and the application of a formula for determining the area or volume from these data. - Some misunderstanding caused an outburst of ignorant ill-feeling on the part of the students, who proceeded to such
**lengths**that Fichte was compelled to reside out of Jena. - The cage is connected with the drawing-rope by short
**lengths**of chain from the corners, known as tackling chains, gathered into a central ring to which the rope is attached. - The wagons are attached at intervals by short
**lengths**of chain lapped twice round the rope and hooked into one of the links, or in some cases the chains are hooked into hempen loops on the main rope. - If the distance between the contour lines is h and the length of the individual contour lines 1, the sum of their
**lengths**/ (1), and A the area of the surface under investigation, then the mean angle of slope is obtained from the equation h? - This method of interpretation was pursued to extravagant
**lengths**by other Franciscans and was subsequently 1 The oldest Latin commentary was written by this scholar (ob. - But the theory has been carried to extravagant
**lengths**by Kiinstle, who thinks that the creed was written in Spain in the 5th century, and soon taken to the monastery of Lerins. - The importance of his achievement may be judged from the fact that, while the visible spectrum includes rays having wave-
**lengths**of from about o 4 p to 0.76, u, and no invisible heat-rays were known before 1881 having a wave-length greater than 1.8 µ, he detected rays having a wave-length of 5.3 A. - Coast-line.The following table shows the numbers, the
**lengths**of coast-line, and the areas of the various groups of islands, only those being indicated that have a coast-line of at least I ri (23/4 m.), or that, though smaller, are inhabited; except in the case of Formosa and the Pescadores, where the whole numbers are given Length of Area Number.