Devising sentence example
Ever since his death his many friends have been trying to learn the culinary secrets which made a repast of his devising so delicious.
Oswald Mosley used to strut around in a black costume of his own devising.
The Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, an organization of 1600 leading business men, is a power for varied good in the city; besides its constant and aggressive work in promoting the commercial interests of the city, it was largely influential in the federal reform of the consular service; it studied the question of overcrowded tenements and secured the passage of a new tenement law with important sanitary provisions and a set minimum of air space; it urges and promotes home-gardening, public baths and play-grounds, and lunch-rooms, &c., for employes in factories; and it was largely instrumental in devising and carrying out the so-called "Group Plan" described above.
In devising a system of ventilation it is customary to subdivide the workings so that the resistance to the ventilating current in each split shall be nearly equal, or so that the desired amount of air shall be circulated in each without undue use of regulating appliances which add to the friction and increase the cost of removing the air.
Time spent preparing them would be better spent on a longer consultation period, or on devising supplementary means of consultation.Advertisement
By brushing up your skills with simple cake decorating techniques, you can also grow confident enough to start devising your own patterns and modifying those you find to be more suitable for what you need.
The Wachs family, who owned the park, began devising plans for Kings Island that very year.
Devising restrictive guidelines or instructions for an activity reduces its potential as a creative experience.
Instead of making simple figures, consider folding 3D origami ornaments or devising complex geometric designs.
Chess game rules may seem complicated at first, but before long most players become familiar with the rules and start devising their own strategies of play.Advertisement
Frakes is in charge of devising the coaching plans for all of his clients.
Very valuable work in devising forms of antennae for directive radio-telegraphy has been done by MM.
But little time was lost by the elder Gibbon in the formation of a new plan of education for his son, and in devising some method which if possible might effect the cure of his "spiritual malady."
The terms " Reformation " and " Protestantism " are inherited by the modern historian; they are not of his devising, and come to him laden with reminiscences of all the exalted enthusiasms and bitter antipathies engendered by a period of fervid religious dissension.
Bismarck, the director of the policy of Prussia, was devising methods for the realization of his schemes, and it became clear after the war over the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein that the smaller German states would soon be obliged to decide definitely between Austria and Prussia.Advertisement
He himself wrote several manuscripts, with illuminations of his own devising.
His analyses were both chemical and bacteriological, and his dissatisfaction with the processes in vogue for the former at the time of his appointment caused him to spend two years in devising new and more accurate methods.
The accuracy of the work in each case depends principally on the skill and ingenuity of the experimentalist in devising methods of eliminating the various sources of error.
These formulae are important on account of the labour and ingenuity expended in devising the most suitable types, and also as a convenient means of recording the experimental data.
The great financiers have made their reputation quite as much by rigorous control over extravagance in expenditure as by dexterity in devising new forms of revenue.Advertisement
Still a further reduction was made in the number of members, and a small residuum consisting of five Catholics and five Protestants undertook the task of devising a formula on which the two churches might unite with regard to the question of the Communion.
In bringing the matter before the Cape parliament in March 1859 Grey stated that in his opinion it would confer a lasting benefit upon Great Britain and upon the inhabitants of South Africa if it could succeed in devising a form of federal union.
In devising his scheme, Forster endeavoured to utilize, as far as possible, the educational machinery which had been voluntarily provided by various religious organizations.
Before Newton the problem was that of devising empirical curves to formally represent the observed inequalities in the motion of the moon around the earth.
The aim of his logic is represented as having been the devising of rules for the discovery of syllogistic middle terms; this system for aiding slow-witted persons became known as the pons asinorum.Advertisement
Weed, a skilful American machinist, who, after some years of strenuous effort, succeeded in devising and perfecting special rollers and dies, by the use of which foundation was produced with a midrib so thin as to compare favourably with natural comb built by the bees.
Genial in private life, he was harsh and unyielding in his official capacity, and his singular skill in devising fresh taxes to meet the enormous demands of Napoleon's government made him the best-hated man in Lombardy, the more so that, being a Piedmontese, he was regarded as a foreigner.
I've often thought about devising a competition to see which club most deserves to have good coxes.
A fundamental precept of science is the freedom enjoyed by the theorist in devising hypotheses.
This was partly because devising a power-driven loom to handle dozens of warp threads without breakage proved difficult.
But admitting the validity of this criticism, and even going so far as to question the possibility of ever devising absolutely inclusive and, at the same time, exclusive definitions, no sufficient reason is adduced for giving up all attempt at morphological analysis.
They are useful for devising composite rhumb line courses.
While devising a treatment plan for cancer, the likelihood of curing the cancer has to be weighed against the side effects of the treatment.
The necessity of devising compromises with men who had formerly been his tools fretted him both in mind and body.
Priestley displayed much ingenuity in devising apparatus suited to his requirements and in carrying out and varying his experiments; it was in the interpretation of results that he was deficient.
He was, however, an able and conscientious experimenter, and was very fertile and ingenious in devising physical apparatus.
Sometimes he would pass hours thinking of a certain illustrious lady, devising means of seeing her and of doing deeds that would win her favour; at other times the thoughts suggested by the books got the upper hand.
By strengthening the older methods, and devising new ones, he exerted an influence which can never be overestimated.
In the Republican national convention of 1876 Conkling sought nomination for the presidency, and after the disputed election of this year he took a prominent part in devising and securing the passage of a bill creating an electoral commission.
Bargain and sale of copyhold estates, which operates at common law, is still a mode of conveyance in England in the case of a sale by executors, where a testator has directed a sale of his estate to be made, instead of devising it to trustees upon trust to sell.
For some years he continued making experiments in acoustics, following out his own ideas and devising many beautiful and ingenious arrangements.
In tropical countries drought is the commonest cause of a failure in the harvest, and where great droughts are not uncommon - as in parts of India and Australia - the hydraulic engineer comes to the rescue by devising systems of water-storage and irrigation.
Hall, by devising the electrolytic method now in use, inaugurated the present era of industrial electrolysis.
He was brought up with extreme rigour, his father devising a scheme of education which was intended to make him a hardy soldier, and prescribing for him every detail of his conduct.
He was continually devising plans for the better government of Austria, and although they ended in failure, he established the unity of the Austrian dominions.
He indulged freely in flourishes; and in devising technical terms derived from the Greek he seems to have aimed at making them as unintelligible as possible.
In other respects, the legislative achievements of the government were not great; and the time of parliament was largely occupied in devising rules for the conduct of its business, which the obstructive attitude of the Irish members made necessary, and in discussing the charges brought against the Nationalist party by The Times, of complicity in the Phoenix Park murders.