# Shortest Sentence Examples

- I took the
**shortest**way through the little park behind the palace. - As regards the configuration of this complex, consider a line whose
**shortest**distance from the central axis is r, and whose inclination to the central axis is 0. - The mountains of the south-east and of the west reveal the
**shortest**statures. - Pupin showed that by placing inductance coils in circuit, at distances apart of less than half the length of the
**shortest**component wave to be transmitted, a non-uniform conductor could be made approximately equal to a uniform conductor. - Another rule is that the quartan has the longest cold stage, while its paroxysm is
**shortest**as a whole; the quotidian has the**shortest**cold stage and a long hot stage, while its paroxysm is longest as a whole. - The longest day is 15 hours and 33 minutes, the
**shortest**8 hours and 50 minutes. - The Shoshoni, Shahaptin and Salish tribes are of middle stature; on the coast of British Columbia, Puget Sound, in Oregon, and northern California, are the
**shortest**of all the North Americans save the Eskimo, while among them, on the Columbia, are taller tribes. - The
**shortest**distance in which this repetition occurs is called the wave-length. - He walked around the front row and squeezed down the
**shortest**route. - The
**shortest**road across this range passes along the eastern side of the mountains, and the most difficult part is the celebrated Scironian rocks, the mythic home of the robber Sciron. - Subject to the rule as to the
**shortest**distance to which the jack must be thrown (25 yds.), there is no prescribed size for the lawn; but 42 yds. - While in the interests of his canal Lesseps had resisted the opposition of British diplomacy to an enterprise which threatened to give to France control of the
**shortest**route to India, he acted loyally towards Great Britain after Lord Beaconsfield had acquired the Suez shares belonging to the Khedive, by frankly admitting to the board of directors of the company three representatives of the British government. - 1 3p6xcv-ros,
**shortest**, and Xpovos, time), a term invented by John Bernoulli in 1694 to denote the curve along which a body passes from one fixed point to another in the**shortest**time. - The face is scored with ravines, a particularly deep cleft, known as The Gorge, affording the
**shortest**means of access to the summit. - The principal condition operating in the design of locomotives intended for local services with frequent stops is the degree of acceleration required, the aim of the designer being to produce an engine which shall be able to bring the train to its journey speed in the
**shortest**time possible. - The probable reason for the wall-lines being concentric is that lines passing over the radii as nearly as possible at right angles are the
**shortest**that can be laid on; they therefore use up a smaller quantity of silk and take a shorter time to spin than threads crossing the radii in any other direction; and at the same time they afford them the greatest possible support compatible with delicacy and strength of construction. - The machine which will gin the largest quantity in the
**shortest**time is naturally preferred, unless such injury is, occasioned as materially to diminish the market value of the cotton. - - The
**shortest**distance between two places on the surface of a globe is represented by the arc of a great circle. - Fore-feet with four toes, having distinct hoofs: the first toe being absent, the third the longest, the second and fourth nearly equal, and the fifth the
**shortest**and scarcely reaching the ground in the ordinary standing position. - On the i r th of October, when they began their march, the road along the Danube was swept into the river, carrying with it several guns and teams, and hours were consumed in passing the
**shortest**distances. - From Durban) on the main Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Johannesburg railway and is the
**shortest**route between Durban and Cape Town (1271 m.). - It also affords via Bloemfontein the
**shortest**route (622 m.) between Durban and Kimberley. - The chief exports, not all products of the province, are coal, wool, mohair, hides and skins, wattle bark, tea, sugar, fruits and jams. The import trade is of a most varied character, and a large proportion of the goods brought into the country are in transit to the Transvaal and Orange Free State, Natal affording, next to Delagoa Bay, the
**shortest**route to the Rand. - A local passenger steamboat service on the Thames suffers from the disadvantage that the river does not provide the
**shortest**route between points at any great distance apart, and that the main thoroughfares between east and west do not touch its banks, so that passengers along those thoroughfares are not tempted to use it as a channel of communication. - The Karawanken railway, a direct connexion with Bohemia and the northern industrial provinces of Austria, is calculated to counteract the gravitation of traffic towards the German ports; while the Tauern railway constitutes the
**shortest**route to the interior of Austria and to the south of Germany. - And ii., Colonel Jack, The Cavalier, Duncan Campbell, The Plague, Everybody's Business, Mrs Veal, The
**Shortest**Way with Dissenters, Giving Alms no Charity, The True-Born Englishman, Hymn to the Pillory, and very copious extracts from The Complete English Tradesman. - Various computations were made at different times, from Biblical sources, as to the age of the world; and Des Vignoles, in the preface to his Chronology of Sacred History, asserts that he collected upwards of two hundred different calculations, the
**shortest**of which reckons only 3483 years between the creation of the world and the commencement of the vulgar era and the longest 6984. - It has been found more convenient to take as northern boundaries the narrowest part of the straits near the Arctic circle, Bering Strait on the Pacific side, and on the Atlantic side the narrowest part of Davis Strait, and of Denmark Strait, then the
**shortest**line from Iceland to the Faeroes, thence to the most northerly island of the Shetlands and thence to Cape Statland in Norway. - It has also been found convenient to take the boundary between the Atlantic and Pacific, as the
**shortest**line across Drake Strait, from Cape Horn through Snow Island to Cape Gunnar, instead of the meridian of Cape Horn. - AC is the
**shortest**distance after which the curve begins to repeat itself; this length X is termed the wave-length. **Shortest**distance after which the repetition occurs, so that Cldme is merely Ahbkc moved on a distance AC. Then AC =A is the wave-length or period of the curve.- The
**shortest**distance between two points on a sphere is the arc of the great circle containing the points. - The known comet of
**shortest**period bears the name of J. - The Additional Day Which Occured Every Fourth Year Was Given To February, As Being The
**Shortest**Month, And Was Inserted In The Calendar Between The 24Th And 25Th Day. - The linking of the town in 1906 with the Natal system made the route via Kroonstad the
**shortest**railway connexion between Cape Town and Durban. - It owes its chief importance to its position at the southern outlet of the Fakhi defile over these mountains, through which passes the
**shortest**road from Shumla to Constantinople. - The deliberations follow a simplified procedure, which is founded more on equity than on the more strictly legal forms, and decisions are given in the
**shortest**possible form, in answer to carefully formulated questions or dubia. - The east side, measured to a point just behind the treasure-houses, is the
**shortest**, about 200 yds. - The secularization of Prussia was opposed by the more religious of Sigismund's counsellors, and the king certainly exposed himself to considerable odium in the Catholic world; but taking all the circumstances into consideration, it was perhaps the
**shortest**way out of a situation bristling with difficulties. - Unlike other aquatic animals the skin undergoes no process of unhairing, the fur being of a rich dense silky wool with the softest and
**shortest**of water hairs. - In length from Andeer to Gallivaggio, it was calculated that the Spliigen line would become the
**shortest**route from southern Germany to Milan, while at Chiavenna it would receive the traffic from the upper Engadine. - From the Nile, caravan routes lead westward to the various oases and eastward to the Red Sea, the
**shortest**(120 to.) and most used of the eastern routes being that from Kena to Kosseir. - His charity towards men is given its finest expression in the answer which he made to a proselyte who asked to be taught the commandments of the Torah in the
**shortest**possible form: "What is unpleasant to thyself that do not to thy neighbour; this is the whole Law, all else is but its exposition." - Trade does not extend largely between Afghanistan and India by the Tochi route, being locally confined to the valley and the districts at its head, yet this is the
**shortest**and most direct route between Ghazni and the frontier, and in the palmy days of Ghazni raiding was the road by which the great robber Mahmud occasionally descended on to the Indus plains. - 30, after the
**shortest**and most successful expedition which ever wintered in the Antarctic. The one object, the attainment of the Pole, had been accomplished quickly and easily and the meteorological observations were of great value in extending the conclusions of other investigators. - Of the periodic variable stars, the lengths of the periods range from 3 hours 12 minutes, which is the
**shortest**yet determined, to 61o days, the longest. - Here were the
**shortest**routes to the plain, and here the Austrians had been able to bring up their guns in sufficient numbers. - The ninth and last and
**shortest**volume of Tristram, concluding the episode of Toby Shandy's amours, appeared in 1767. - The supreme court consists of three justices who are elected by the state at large for a term of eight years, and the one having the
**shortest**term to serve is chief justice. - Of these the
**shortest**embraces the north-western slope, north of the Kapuas range, and discharges its waters into the China Sea. - Two Alpine groups were already on the way to this critical point, having been dispatched the day before, but it was clear that Krauss would try to push through by this route, the
**shortest**way to the Tagliamento. - Successive half-turns about two skew axes a, b are equivalent to a twist about a screw whose axis is the common perpendicular to a, b, the translation being double the
**shortest**distance, and the angle of rotation being twice the acute angle between a, b, in the direction from a to b. - Let AB be the
**shortest**distance between the lines of action, and let AA, BB - Wrench and the twist be inclined at an angle 0, and let h be the
**shortest**distance between them. - 1), who thus discovered the aberrations of the 5th order (of which there are nine), and possibly the
**shortest**proof of the practical (Seidel) formulae. - So did de Tocqueville, touring nineteenth-century America, when he wrote that "All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and
**shortest**means to accomplish it." - But if, using the
**shortest**diameter of Loch Fyne, we apply these proportions to Walden, which, as we have seen, appears already in a vertical section only like a shallow plate, it will appear four times as shallow. - The
**shortest**distance between the two places is 4 m. - After publishing The Mock Mourners, intended to satirize and rebuke the outbreak of Jacobite joy at the king's death, he turned his attention once more to ecclesiastical subjects, and, in an evil hour for himself, wrote the anonymous
**Shortest**Way with the Dissenters (1702), a statement in the most forcible terms of the extreme "high-flying" position, which some high churchmen were unwary enough to endorse, without any suspicion of the writer's ironical intention. - The determination of the
**shortest**distance between two small circles on a sphere is given in the article Variations, Calculus Of. - On the
**shortest**day the sun rises at 9.10 A.M. - The
**shortest**line joining any two points is an arc of a great circle. - The
**shortest**, a week.