How to use Equable in a sentence

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  • It has a dry and equable climate and beautiful scenery.

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  • The climate is equable and healthy.

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  • The climate is healthy and equable, and for a tropical country the temperature is moderate.

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  • Its dry and equable climate renders Alicante a popular health-resort.

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  • The arboreous forms which least require the humid and equable heat of the more truly tropical and equatorial climates, and are best able to resist the high temperatures and excessive drought of the northern Indian hot months from April to June, are certain Leguminosae, Bauhinia, Acacia, Butea and Dalbergia, Bombax, Shorea, Nauclea, Lagerstroemia, and Bignonia, a few bamboos and palms, with others which extend far beyond the tropic, and give a tropical aspect to the forest to the extreme northern border of the Indian plain.

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  • There, a sun which never sets sends feeble rays that maintain a low equable temperature, rarely rising more than a few degrees above the freezing-point.

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  • The climate is semi-tropical and exceptionally equable over large areas.

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  • The climate of Sydney is mild and equable; in summer sea breezes blow from the north-east, which, while they temper the heat, make the air exceedingly humid; in winter the winds blow from the west and the climate is dry and bracing.

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  • The Tehama is, however, by no means all desert, the mountain torrents where they debouch into the plain have formed considerable tracts of alluvial soil of the highest degree of fertility producing in that warm equable climate two and even three crops in the year.

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  • In the large portion of the county sheltered by the Downs the climate is milder and more equable, and vegetation is somewhat earlier.

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  • The extraordinary thing about the Jagiellos was the equable persistency of their genius.

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  • Cold-blooded animals, such as reptiles and batrachians, thrive best in an equable temperature, and, especially in the case of snakes, frequently can be induced to feed only when their temperature has been raised to a certain point.

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  • The climate is remarkably temperate and equable for so northerly a latitude.

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  • In The Arrangement Of The Civil Year, Two Objects Are Sought To Be Accomplished, First, The Equable Distribution Of The Days Among Twelve Months; And Secondly, The Preservation Of The Beginning Of The Year At The Same Distance From The Solstices Or Equinoxes.

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  • In Order To Distribute The Deficient Months Through The Period In The Most Equable Manner, The Whole Period May Be Regarded As Consisting Of 235 Full Months Of Thirty Days, Or Of 7050 Days, From Which 1 10 Days Are To Be Deducted.

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  • Very small seeds should only have a sprinkling of light earth or of sand, and sometimes only a thin layer of soft moss to exclude light and preserve an equable degree of moisture.

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  • His last speech of all, in 1819, contained a passage referring to the union he had so passionately resisted, which exhibits the statesmanship and at the same time the equable quality of Grattan's character.

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  • As regards temperature, it has the warm and equable character which belongs to most of the Mediterranean region.

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  • By tonic contraction is meant a prolonged and equable state of tension which yields under analysis no element of intermittent character.

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  • Even here there are local modifications, as at Ambato, where a shallow depression, surrounded by barren, dust-covered ridges exposed to cold winds, is celebrated for its warm, equable climate and its fruit.

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  • The temperature, however, is equable.

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  • The elevation of this region gives it a moderate climate during the summer as compared with the plain country, while the winter is warmer and more equable.

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  • The Bohea variety is hardy, and capable of thriving under many different conditions of climate and situation, while the indigenous plant is tender and difficult of cultivation, requiring for its success a close, hot, moist and equable climate.

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  • The climate of these plains is damp and equable, and the rainfall is prolonged and generally heavy, especially on the southern slopes of the hills.

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  • Calcutta, Bombay and Madras all possess the equable climate that is induced by proximity to the sea, but Calcutta enjoys a cold season which is not to be found in the other presidency towns, while the hot season is more unendurable there.

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  • Taxation was placed on an equable basis.

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  • The town is built on a succession of terraces sloping towards the sea, and from its sheltered situation, equable temperature, and comparatively dry atmosphere is regarded as one of the best resorts in England for consumptive invalids.

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  • In these places not only is the air moist, but the temperature is particularly equable, and they are therefore suitable places also for persons suffering from kidney disease.

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  • On the one hand, soul is corporeal, else it would have no real existence, would be incapable of extension in three dimensions (and therefore of equable diffusion all over the body), incapable of holding the body together, as the Stoics contended that it does, herein presenting a sharp contrast to the Epicurean tenet that it is the body which confines and shelters the light vagrant atoms of soul.

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  • The climate of Portugal is equable and temperate.

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  • It is the best planned and cleanest town in the empire, and this combined with the climate, which is very equable, makes it a health resort, especially for consumptive patients.

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  • On account of the proximity to the sea, New Jersey has a more equable climate than have some of the states in the same latitude farther west.

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  • The Carboniferous rocks of the centre form a soil which produces rich pasture under the heavy rainfall and remarkably mild and equable temperature, forming a great cattle-raising district.

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  • To the warmth and moisture brought by this means the coastal region owes its high equable temperature, its heavy rainfall (80-110 in.) and its superb vegetation.

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  • In passing from the Sitkan district westward toward Kodiak and the Aleutians the climate becomes even more equable, the temperature a little lower and the rainfall somewhat less; 1 the fogs at first less dense, especially near Cook Inlet, where the climate is extremely local, but more and more persistent along the Aleutians.

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  • Large quantities of peaches, grapes and small fruits are grown; the islands in the west end have a climate much warmer and more equable than the adjoining mainland, and are practically covered with vineyards.

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  • The climate of Indiana is unusually equable.

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  • The range of temperature must be vastly wider than on the earth, owing to the absence of an atmosphere to make it equable.

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  • The climate of Ireland is more equable than that of Great Britain as regards both temperature and rainfall.

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  • Along the coast the climate is comparatively mild and equable.

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  • The sheltered bays near Fiume enjoy an equable climate; but in all other districts the temperature in mid-winter falls regularly below zero, and the summer heats are excessive.

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  • The northern and north-western maritime provinces, on the other hand, have a climate as equable, and as moist, as that of the west of England or Scotland.

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  • The temperature is mild and equable; the rains are abundant all the year round, but fall chiefly in autumn, as in the west of Europe generally.

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  • The climate is good, the temperature equable and epidemic diseases are rare.

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  • The steady equable flow of the Meles, alike in summer and winter, and its short course, beginning and ending near the city, are celebrated by Aristides and Himerius.

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  • So the relationship has to be an equable one - for who wants to be locked into mutual antagonism for a decade?

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  • We've also virtually never had a cross word to say to each other in our time together, so equable are our personalities.

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  • The southern latitude, the low elevation and the proximity to the Gulf of Mexico produce in southern Mississippi a rather mild and equable climate, but to the northward the extremes increase.

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  • Any modification of the coast-line which should submerge the area now occupied by the North Indian plain, or any considerable part of it, would be accompanied by a much wetter and more equable climate on the Himalaya; more snow would fall on the highest ranges, and less summer heat would be brought to bear on the destruction of the glaciers, which would receive larger supplies and descend lower.

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  • I took particular pleasure in this breaking of ground, for in almost all latitudes men dig into the earth for an equable temperature.

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  • The greatest successes with Himalayan Rhododendrons in the British Isles have been obtained near the sea in the south and south-western counties, where the temperature is equable and moist.

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  • The equable temperature of these cellars and their freedom from drought is one cause of their great success; to this must be added the natural virgin spawn, for by continually using spawn taken from mushroom-producing beds the potency for reproduction is weakened.

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  • The climate is equable and moist, but healthy; but the islands are subject to heavy storms. The total population is estimated at 36,000.

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  • He replenished the treasury by a more equable and rational system of assessing and collecting the taxes.

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  • In the region of Galveston, along the northern section of the coast, where southerly or south-easterly winds from the Gulf prevail throughout the year, the climate is warm, moist and equable, but the moisture decreases westward and south-westward, and the equability, partly because of northerly winds during the winter months, decreases in all directions inland.

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  • In western Washington, where the ocean greatly influences the temperature and the mountains condense the moisture of vapour-bearing winds, the climate is equable and moist.

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  • Unmolested by enemies (Harpagornis, a tremendous bird of prey, died out with the Pleistocene), living in an equable insular climate, with abundant vegetation, the moas flourished and seem to have reached their greatest development in specialization, numbers, and a bewildering variety of large and small kinds, within quite recent times.

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  • The temperature is quite mild and equable in the south-east province where the ocean influences it and where the mountains bounding it on the north and north-west are some protection from the colder winds.

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  • Here the seasons are mild and equable, the winters are short (snow seldom falling), and the summers last for five months.

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