One-and-a-half sentence example
The man she just passed was a foot taller than Romas and one and a half times as wide.
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.
The south pavilion of the present house is the original brick building, one and a half storeys high, first occupied by Jefferson in 1770.
It forms colourless transparent crystals, soluble in one and a half parts of cold water and in eight parts of alcohol, which on exposure to ordinary air become opaque through absorption of carbonic acid, which forms a crust of basic carbonate.
When sin 0 = 2A/a, the phases range one and a half periods, and there is revival of illumination.Advertisement
Immense tracts were rendered desolate, and whole villages vanished from the map; in eight years the population sank from three to one and a half millions.
Afterwards it is put into another tub of soapy liquor, and boiled from one to one and a half hours.
The manufacturing industries (wood-products, metallurgy, machinery, textiles, paper and leather) are of modern development, but the aggregate production approaches one and a half millions sterling in value.
Before he departed, the French government undertook to pay the outstanding subsidies to Sweden unconditionally, at the rate of one and a half million livres annually; and the comte de Vergennes, one of the great names of French diplomacy, was transferred from Constantinople to Stockholm.
During the artillery preparation, the infantry took up their positions of assault - one and a half brigades against the northern and western forces of Tarabosh, and one and a half brigades against the south.Advertisement
For the maintenance of the common schools each town is required (since 1905) to raise annually at least fifty-five cents per capita, exclusive of what may be received from other sources, and to this is added the proceeds of a state tax of one and a half mills on a dollar, onehalf the proceeds of the tax on savings banks, a 6% income from the permanent school fund (derived mainly from the sale of school lands), and state appropriations for the payment in part of the superintendence in towns that have united for that purpose.
The cheek-teeth have transverse plates of enamel on the crowns; the number of such plates diminishing from three in the first tooth to one or one and a half in the third.
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.
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.
Austria-Hungary subsequently conferred its rights on Hungary, by which country the works were carried out at a cost of about one and a half millions sterling.Advertisement
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.
Each foraging ant brings back about one and a half times its own weight in food each day.
Mature males can be one and a half times the length of mature females and the females often have calluses on their dorsal humps.
It's hard to believe that we spend an estimated one-and-a-half years of our lives just watching TV commercials.
You shall make a mercy seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.Advertisement
Kempes hit the front one and a half furlongs out and soon ran clear of his field.
I have taken the step of making my border pipes with a common major scale with a range of one and a half octaves.
A one and a half million signature petition against its proposed closure has been collected.
Next came Sautin, with an attempt at the mind-boggling reverse two-and-a-half somersaults with one-and-a-half twists that was introduced to the sport by Ali.
France undertook, moreover, to pay the outstanding subsidies to Sweden, amounting to one and a half millions of livres annually, beginning from January 1772; and Vergennes, one of the great names of French diplomacy, was to be sent to circumvent the designs of Russia at Stockholm as he had previously circumvented them at Constantinople.Advertisement
It will mulch best and have the best chance of redirecting the airflow for a good job when the grass is one and a half inches in length.
For the last one and a half weeks now she has been sneezing constantly day and night.
Combine two ounces of Champagne, two ounces of strawberry flavored vodka , one-and-a-half ounces of canned pineapple juice, and a half ounce of Daiquiri mix.
Place three ounces of strawberry Daiquiri mix into a shaker, and add two ounces of whipping cream, two tablespoons of raspberries or strawberries, and one-and-a-half ounces of a raspberry rum, such as Bacardi Razz.
Just one to one and a half hours in the dentist's office will provide you with the same results you would achieve after using an at-home treatment over a period of weeks.
Wilton recommends moving two inches in from the outer edge of the cake, and then slicing pieces that are about one and a half inches thick.
Under good cultivation the leaves attain the length of one and a half to two feet, forming fine specimens, and flowers are produced from the end of January to the end of March.
There are single and double-bloom varieties, and the flowers are small, usually about one and a half inches in diameter.
Plants that grow in containers should not be taller than twice the height of the pot or one and a half times the width.
Depending on the model, the plastic chamber can hold either one quart of paint or one and a half quarts.
If you are replacing your kitchen flooring, expect to find porcelain tiles starting around one dollar a square foot and ungauged slate tiles starting around one and a half dollars a foot.
These are typically one and a half to two feet long and about two inches wide, looping first around your wrist and then a few turns around the bar or handle.
Pull the end on the left side about one-and-a-half inches lower than the right side.
You'll want to get a battery that carries a rating that's one and a half to two times higher than that actually required by the machine.
Located just one and a half miles from Disney World, the Radisson Resort Orlando offers free shuttles to Sea World, Universal Studios, and Disney World.
Buena Vista Suites is an all-suite property located one and a half miles from Disney World and provides a full complimentary breakfast daily and free parking.
Between the Xbox's mid-November 2001 launch and January 1, 2002, consumers bought one and a half million units of the game system in the United States.
The test is given in a group, classroom setting, and can take anywhere from one-and-a-half to over five hours to complete depending on the test form and grade level.
Hispanic teens are one-and-a-half times more likely than white or African American teens to be overweight.
To obtain more accurate readings, a blood sample can be drawn one to one-and-a-half hours after sleep (hGH levels increase during sleep), or strenuous exercise can be performed for 30 minutes before blood is drawn.
In children under the age of one-and-a-half years, the big toe will extend out with or without the other toes.
In adults and children over the age of one-and-a-half years, the myelin sheath should be completely formed, and, as a result, all the toes will curl under (planter flexion reflex).
This iron is available with a one inch plate (for short to medium length hair) and a one and a half inch plate (for medium to long hair).
Using an iron no larger than one and a half inches wide and made with ceramic plates, begin by taking a two inch section of hair and clasping it from the top in the iron.
The one-and-a-half inch Sedu flat iron is ideal for shoulder length to long hair, as well as for anyone with very thick or curly hair.
If you want to wear a wavy look, simply blow dry hair straight with a large round brush then add waves with a large barrel curling iron on one and a half inch sections of hair.
Then take two inch sections of hair and wrap around a one and a half inch curling iron, curling hair away from the face.
Your baby weighs between one and a half and two pounds.
By the end of the second month, the embryo has grown to about one and a half inches.
The rectangular park covers 1,017 acres, or over one and a half square miles.
Original Ferris Wheel - The original Ferris Wheel is one and a half feet high when completely assembled.
For a five-pound chicken, set the temperature to 350 degrees and cook for one and a half hours.
A good guideline is that one cup of uncooked rice will give you one and a half cups of cooked rice.
Espresso makers produce individual servings of about one to one and a half ounces of thick, strong, foam-topped coffee.
They provide you with a catalog with one and a half gallon kettles filled with kettle corn.
It is constructed of poly and features a "hang hole" that usually measures one and a half to two inches, which is suitable for most standard doorknobs.
Usually, rebates are also offered on other purchases, most times ranging between one to one and a half percent.
This lovely shoe offers a one and a half inch heel and features a delicate strap that highlights the wearer's ankles.
There's a one-and-a-half inch heel and the shaft is roughly fifteen inches high.
Kitten heels are shoes that feature a small, stiletto-thin heel at the back of the shoe with a height range typically below one-and-a-half inches.
Where does it come into play with its meager one-and-a-half inches?
They are a shorter boot with a one-and-a-half inch molded rubber wedge heel and leather and suede uppers.
If you're in the market for a heel, consider the brand's Michelle shoe, a low-profile wedge with a one-and-a-half inch heel.
This classic style boot is done in an ankle height with a one-and-a-half inch heel and a smooth leather lining.
Available in glossy shades of black, cream and red patent leather, the shoe features a low-profile one-and-a-half inch heel and a luxurious leather lining.
This shoe is available in black, brown and cream, and features a practical one-and-a-half inch heel.
If you prefer, you can have one and a half cups of cooked vegetables instead of a salad.
A one and a half cup serving of eating provides six grams of fiber.
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.
He was bigger than Brady by a head and one and a half times as wide.