Half-times sentence example

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  • The man she just passed was a foot taller than Romas and one and a half times as wide.
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  • One and a half times what we have now.
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  • He was bigger than Brady by a head and one and a half times as wide.
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  • One other instance may be given; the equation 2NH3=N2+3H2 represents the decomposition of ammonia gas into nitrogen and hydrogen gases by the electric spark, and it not only conveys the information that a certain relative weight of ammonia, consisting of certain relative weights of hydrogen and nitrogen, is broken up into certain relative weights of hydrogen and nitrogen, but also that the nitrogen will be contained in half the space which contained the ammonia, and that the volume of the hydrogen will be one and a half times as great as that of the original ammonia, so that in the decomposition of ammonia the volume becomes doubled.
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  • The lowland population increased six and a half times in the century, the upland diminished by an eighth.
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  • Thus atropine will save life after three and a half times the fatal dose of physostigmine has been taken, but will hasten the end if four or more times the fatal dose has been ingested.
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  • A given volume of gold is found to count for this purpose for about two and a half times as much as the same volume of iron.
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  • This is expressed by saying that the density of gold is about two and a half times that of iron.
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  • In estimating the evaporation to be deducted from the rainfall for the purpose of determining the flow into a reservoir, it is important to bear in mind that the loss from a constant water surface is nearly one and a half times as great as from the intermittently saturated land surface.
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  • In open places that height is seldom more than about one and a half times the square root of the " fetch " or greatest distance in nautical miles from which the wave has travelled to the point in question; but in narrow reaches or lakes it is relatively higher.
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  • Others criticized the experiments, saying that the length of the spectrum was never more than three and a half times the breadth, whereas Newton found it to be five times the breadth.
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  • The Sault Sainte Marie canal passes two and a half times as much tonnage during the eight months it is open as the Suez canal passes in the entire year.
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  • Darkyn was standing beside a molten tear in the earth, flanked by seven demons that stood one and a half times the size of Gabriel, the largest man Wynn knew.
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  • Each foraging ant brings back about one and a half times its own weight in food each day.
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  • Mature males can be one and a half times the length of mature females and the females often have calluses on their dorsal humps.
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  • In Germany as a whole, out of a million houses the number struck per annum was three and a half times as great in the decade 1890 to 1900 as between 1854 and 1860.
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  • The Filtrete Fast Flow Filter in the water station lasts longer than traditional water pitchers, filtering two and a half times more water than traditional pitcher filters and up to 100 gallons of water.
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  • Plants that grow in containers should not be taller than twice the height of the pot or one and a half times the width.
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  • A 2003 study found that the risk of suicide from death is about two and one half times higher in people with bipolar disorder taking divalproex than those taking lithium.
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  • It is generally accepted that you should not borrow any more than twice your expected earnings while some recommend two and a half times one's expected earnings.
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  • Currency conversion - Unfortunately, if you're buying a pair of undies from one of the United Kingdom based websites listed above and are using the United States dollar, expect to pay about one and a half times more than the listed price.
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