In-theory Sentence Examples
The result of a full inquiry was the reiteration of views already accepted in theory but not yet generally adopted in practice.
Having in theory rejected the view held by the ancients, it still follows them in practice.
So in theory a detox diet plan might eliminate these toxins, thus clearing the body of them.
Although a these plans to lower dental costs sounds great in theory you need to make sure to read the contract thoroughly prior to signing up and paying the fee.
Every question answered in theory often spawns a new set of questions.Advertisement
Each commune is in theory obliged to maintain at least one public primary school, but with the approval of the niinister, the departmental council may authorize a commune to combine with other communes in the upkeep of a school.
As it uses the Baudot telegraph alphabet it has an advantage in theory over the Wheatstone using the Morse alphabet in regard to the speed that can be obtained on a long telegraph line in the ratio of eight to five, and this theoretical advantage is more or less realized in practice.
The author was Giuseppe Mazzini, then a young man of twenty-six years, who, though in theory a republican, was ready to accept the leadership of a prince of the house of Savoy if he would guide the nation to freedom.
But in the development of the railway business it soon became evident that no such dependence on free competition was possible, either in practice or in theory.
The Federalists were charged by the Republicans with being aristocrats and monarchists, and it is certain that their leaders 1 Even the Democratic party has generally been liberal; although less so in theory (hardly less so in practice) than its opponents.Advertisement
But though this defensive zeal led to active persecution, still in theory Judaism was a tolerated religion wherever the Church had sway, and many papal bulls of a friendly character were issued throughout the middle ages (Scherer, p. 32 seq.).
This land, held in direct tenure from Jehovah, their sovereign, was in theory inalienable.
There is not now the sharp distinction which formerly existed between Friends and other non-sacerdotal evangelical bodies; these have, in theory at least, largely accepted the spiritual message of Quakerism.
The systems, both of assessment and collection, were equitable and far from oppressive in theory.
Annam is ruled in theory by its emperor, assisted by the " comat " or secret council, composed of the heads of the six ministerial departments of the interior, finance, war, ritual, justice and public works, who are nominated by himself.Advertisement
The general conception of the physician's aim and task remained the same, though, as knowledge increased, there was much divergence both in theory and practice - even opposing schools were found to be developing some part of the Hippocratic system.
In 1764 he published his first work, The Schoolmaster's Guide, or a Complete System of Practical Arithmetic, which in 1770 was followed by his Treatise on Mensuration both in Theory and Practice.
The Deb raja is in theory elected by the council.
But while in practice it is religious democracy, in theory it claims to be the most immediate form of theocracy, God Himself being regarded as ruling His people directly through Christ as Head of the Church, whether Catholic or local.
A Christian was still dependent upon divine aid for salvation, and his life was still supernatural at least in theory.Advertisement
Aristippus, both in theory and in practice, insisted that true pleasure belongs only to him who is self-controlled and master of himself.
Fleming, The Alternate Current Transformer in Theory and Practice, i.
This will was in theory unlimited.
In jumping an ordinary hedge or ditch at moderate speed, there is of course a moment of time during which the horse is on his hind legs, and in theory the rider should then lean forward, but, in practice, this position is so momentary, and the lash out of the hind legs in the spring is so powerful, that it is best not to lean forward at all, because of the difficulty, if not impossibility, of getting back in time for the reverse movement, when the rider should be preparing to render the horse some assistance with the bridle as his feet touch the ground.
They were the first society in the world to condemn slavery both in theory and practice; they enforced and practised the most complete community of goods.Advertisement
The pope, General Position of as officiating in these holiest of all sanctuaries, the Papacy as guardian of the tombs of St Peter and St Paul in Theory.
Intellectually in agreement with the Megarian dialectic, he followed the practical ethics of the Cynics both in theory and in practice.
Moreover, after the knight's liability to personal service in war had been modified in the 12th century by the scutage system, it became necessary in the first quarter of the r3th to compel landowners to take up the knighthood which in theory they should have coveted as an honour - a compulsion which was soon systematically enforced (Distraint of Knighthood, 1278), and became a recognized source of royal income.
But secession in theory and practice is best exhibited in the history of the United States.
Mill made in theory no advance beyond Hume.
In fact as well as in theory he became the master of the Church in England.
It is true that at last the Holy Roman Empire was in reality confined to Germany; but in theory it was something quite different.
Until the time of the interregnum the territories of a prince were rarely divided among his descendants, the reason being that, although the private fiefs of the nobles were Divisions hereditary, their officesmargrave, count and the like of the were in theory at the disposal of the king.
Although in theory he was an upholder of verbal inspiration, he did not push the doctrine to its extreme consequences; his practical good sense did not take these things so strictly as the theologians of later centuries.
The earlier merciless practice had been in theory abolished by a decree based on the German system, published in 1880; but owing to defective organization, and internal disturbances induced by Khedive Ismails follies, the law had not been applied, and the 6000 recruits collected at Cairo in January 1883 represented the biggest and strongest peasants who could not purchase exemption by bribing the officials concerned.
Sultan Bibars, who proved to be one of the most competent of the Baliri Mamelukes, made Egypt the centre of the Moslem world by re-establishing in theory the Abbasid caliphate, which had lapsed through the taking of Bagdad by Hulagu, followed by the execution of the caliph.
Both in theory and practice it here seemed to supply precisely the counteractive to prevailing tendencies towards empiricism and individualism that was required.
Electrolitic Alkali Manufacture In theory by far the simplest process for making alkalis together with free chlorine is the electrolysis of sodium (or potassium) chloride.
Nothing can be more complete in theory and more difficult of exposition than a Madras ryotwari settlement.
From 1895, when China renounced her claims to suzerainty, to 1910 the king (since 1897 emperor) was in theory an independent sovereign, Japan in 1904 guaranteeing the welfare and dignity of the imperial house.
Mill holds even the ideas of mathematics to be hypothetical, and in theory knows nothing of a non-enumerative or non-associative universal.
They failed to develop any view which could serve either in fact or in theory as a corrective to the effect of their formalism.
By the written Constitution, drafted in 1787 and in operation since 1789, a stronger and more centralized union was established - in theory a federal republic formed by the voluntary combination of sovereign states.
The loss was in theory spread over all the interests at risk, and they had undertaken to bear the cargo's share of such losses.
Both chambers have in theory equal power.
This was explained in theory by the principle that if the king himself held his court, it lost, by the fact of his presence, all the authority which he had delegated to it; for the moment the only authority existing in it was that of the king, just as in the ancient curia regis there was the principle that apparente rege cessat magistrates.
The trade fell into the hands of the millers on a large scale, who paid the tax out of their increased profits from larger business, while the smaller millers were crushed out; so that this was manifestly the case of a tax, so called indirect, where the whole burden really fell on those who paid the charge in the first instance, and who in theory were supposed to pass it on to others.
Under the Republic, the term imperator applied in theory to any magistrate vested with imperium; but in practice it was only used of a magistrate who was acting abroad (militiae) and was thus in command of troops.
Though his relation to collection is still in theory the chief monument of the general ecclesiastical law, it only marked a certain stage and taw.
He stated that for determining the longitude at sea there had been several projects, true in theory but difficult to execute.
As the table of antilogarithms is formed by successive multiplications, so the logarithm of any given number is in theory found by successive divisions.
Starting from the dividend, we in theory keep on subtracting the unit, and count the number of subtractions that have to be performed until nothing is left.
On the death of any person so rewarded, the land in theory reverted to the clan; but if like services continued to be rendered by the son or other successor, and accepted by the clan, the land was not withdrawn.
The Crown, who in theory owned all lands, was lord paramount.'
Augustinianism reacted against attempts to tone it down in theory or neutralize it in practice, until at last it broke loose in the form of Protestantism.
He would find, in theory at least, that he possessed a weapon of matchless power and precision.
After the treaty of Verdun in 843 it became the centre of the East Frankish or German kingdom, and in theory remained so for a long period, and was for a time the most important of the duchies which arose on the ruins of the Carolingian empire.
The Convention in theory maintained the separation of powers.
In the Brehon Laws the land belongs in theory to the tribe, but this did not by any means correspond to the state of affairs.
The ruler of a morthuath paid tribute to the provincial king, who in his turn acknowledged at any rate in theory the overlordship of the ardri.
Wealth was, in theory at least, derived entirely from landed property, and consisted in the annual return made by the helots (q.v.) who cultivated the plots of ground allotted to the Spartiates.
This necessity for approval and support points to yet another alteration in the nature of the royal power, absolute as it was in theory.
God the Father may not be depicted at all - a restriction intelligible when we remember that the image in theory is fraught with the virtue of the archetype; but everywhere the utmost timidity is shown.
He had considerable influence with Garibaldi, who, although in theory a republican, was 'greatly attached to the bluff soldier-king, and on several occasions restrained him from too foolhardy courses.
You can pitch a tent, start a campfire, build furniture by lashing tree branches together in theory anyway!
The bottom decile would, in theory at least, eventually catch up with the top decile (Gorard 1999 ).
Human rights, in theory at least, have become an accepted nostrum throughout the world.
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The Liberal Party believes that honesty compels one to oppose protectionism in practice as well as in theory.
There is even a nightmare scenario where they might not even get the pensions which have in theory already accrued.
All is nourished alike on materials originally prepared by a mechanism attached to the higher vegetable organism, and capable of being dissociated, in theory at least, from its own special means of nutrition, if by the latter term we understand the appropriation by the protoplasm of the materials so constructed.
The bold criticism of Middleton's recently (174.9) published Free Enquiry into the Miraculous Powers which are supposed to have subsisted in the Christian Church appears to have given the first shock to his Protestantism, not indeed by destroying his previous belief that the gift of miraculous powers had continued to subsist in the church during the first four or five centuries of Christianity, but by convincing him that within the same period most of the leading doctrines of popery had been already introduced both in theory and in practice.
Still the practice introduced by him of assigning to each species, a diagnosis by which it ought in theory to be distinguishable from any other known species, and of naming it by two words - the first being the generic and the second the specific term, was so manifest an improvement upon anything which had previously obtained that the Linnaean method of differentiation and nomenclature established itself before long in spite of all opposition, and in principle became almost universally adopted.
It was not worth while to master and economize the resources of this earth, to utilize the good and ameliorate the evils of this life, while every one agreed, in theory at any rate, that the present was but a bad prelude to an infinitely worse or infinitely better future.
What if machines did all the things they could in theory do?
For the king of England, in his capacity as duke of Normandy, was in theory a vassal of the king of France.
It's a good idea in theory because of the potentially low rate.
Metal and composite railings are the easiest to maintain in theory.
Some consumers prefer organic herbal remedies over other variations of herbs because the organic herbs - in theory - are generally exposed to fewer potential toxins such as pesticides and herbicides and are not genetically modified.
Diseases and weaknesses in species can all but be eradicated in theory.
This means that the growers are being inspected more thoroughly and on a more regular basis - at least in theory.
Thus, the Cardio Twister is an excellent idea in theory that does not work well in practice.