Deciphering sentence example
This made the problem of deciphering Persian inscriptions a relatively easy one.
Hincks devoted his spare time to the study of hieroglyphics, and to the deciphering of the cuneiform script, in which he was a pioneer.
But even when I figure out all the substitutions, deciphering the entire notebook will be a long project.
The Japanese then recognized a lofty civilization and placed themselves as pupils at its feet, learning its script and deciphering its hooks.
Thus for instance when any feudal institution (be it Gothic, Norman, or Anglo-Saxon) eludes our deciphering faculty from the imperfect records of its use and operation, then we endeavour conjecturally to amend our knowledge by watching the circumstances in which that institution arose."Advertisement
These can be very difficult to work with initially, as deciphering layout and measurements can be like learning a new language.
The resemblance was so close that Prinsep called the alphabet he was deciphering the Pali alphabet, and the language expressed in it he called the Pali language.
It was about this period that he displayed surprising talents in deciphering the intercepted letters and papers of the Royalists.
Deciphering continental breakup in eastern Australia by combining apatite (U-Th)/He and fission track thermochronometers.
He was a meticulous draftsman; his characters are well-defined and precise so that little ambiguity is encountered in the deciphering process.Advertisement
From what was etched in this stone, 19th century scholars were able to begin deciphering the Egyptian hieroglyphs.
The mission is named after the Rosetta stone, which provided the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics.
A game that relies heavily on reading and deciphering mechanisms and their use is usually called a puzzle adventure game.
With over two million acres of land in France dedicated to growing wine grapes, it's no wonder that many people get confused deciphering French wine regions.
You can find all 64 hexagram meanings within the I Ching oracle, the ancient guide for deciphering hexagrams.Advertisement
You can find various interpretations to assist you in deciphering the oracle meanings.
Deciphering when your temperature has risen slightly will let you know that you have just ovulated.
If you have trouble deciphering the terminology used on invitations and deciding on the best Christmas evening wear, you are not alone.
However, if you have a hard time deciphering them, or if you have no idea what to buy, think about the woman you are buying for.
While looking at two sun signs (or zodiac signs) is a basic way to look at the fate of your love, there are other things an astrologer will look at when deciphering your future with another person based on when you were born.Advertisement
A pawn shop owner who has never dealt with the brand before may have a hard time deciphering if it is the real deal.
Finally, in an attempt to change the subject, he asked, You seem to be making pretty good progress deciphering the notebook.
But neither are these affinities close enough to be of any practical aid in deciphering Aegean characters, nor is it by any means certain that there is parentage.
His Sundays were spent in the catacombs in discovering graves of the martyrs and deciphering inscriptions.
In his office in London men were trained in the arts of deciphering correspondence, feigning handwriting, and of breaking and repairing seals in such a way as to avoid detection.Advertisement
The key to the mysteries of Egyptian history had indeed been found, thanks to the recent efforts of Thomas Young and Champollion, but the deciphering of inscriptions had not yet progressed far enough to give more than a vague inkling of what was to follow.
Wallis, who had deftly steered his course amid all the political changes of the previous years, managing ever to be on the side of the ruling power, was now apparently stung to fury by a wanton allusion in Hobbes's latest dialogue to a passage of his former life (his deciphering for the parliament the king's papers taken at Naseby), whereof he had once boasted but after the Restoration could not speak or hear too little.