Shortened Sentence Examples
His teeth shortened and turned normal as she watched.
Visceral commissure much shortened, except in Aplysia.
The duration of the outbreak can be shortened by a day or two.
This is the full, ideal development, which is always contracted or shortened to a greater or less extent.
The time consumed in lowering the men is shortened by the use of cages having two or more decks.Advertisement
It is at the disposal of the minister of war, who can decree the recall of all men discharged to the reserve the previous year and all those whose time of service has for any reason been shortened.
His unremitting labours impaired his health and shortened his splendid career at Durham.
This first or cold stage of the paroxysm varies much in length; in temperate climates it lasts from one to two hours, while in tropical and subtropical countries it may be shortened.
The troubles of his episcopate no doubt shortened his life.
In most respects, the shortened abdomen, for example, they are more specialized than the Thysanura, and most of the features in which they appear to be simple, such as the absence of a tracheal system and of compound eyes, can be explained as the result of degradation.Advertisement
His advocacy of temperance had much to do with securing the passing of the Forbes Mackenzie Act, which secured Sunday closing and shortened hours of sale for Scotland.
The hardships of war and the excesses of peace shortened the lives of the men; the kingdom of Jerusalem had eleven kings within a century.
His dying agonies were shortened by an Italian soldier, who mercifully plunged a sword into his body.
As in the last family, the post-glenoid process of the skull is broad; the whole skull be i ng depressed with a shortened facial portion.
Also the "unit" e l (or e,) considered as a number of the system is merely a shortened form for the complex number (+I) ei +0e2+ +oen.Advertisement
If there are four branches, the two central ones are shortened back at the subsequent winter pruning so as to produce others, the two lower ones being laid in nearly at full length.
Sometimes a more rapid mode of formation is now adopted, the main shoots being from the first laid in nearly at full length, instead of being shortened.
A replacing shoot is thus obtained, too which the whole is invariably shortened at the end of the year.
It has, in general, been greatly shortened, and the ordinary sermon of to-day is no longer an elaborate piece of carefully balanced and ornamental literary architecture, but a very simple and brief homily, not occupying the listener for more than some ten minutes in the course of an elaborate service.
The plants grow from a bulb or short rhizome; the inflorescence is an apparent umbel formed of several shortened monochasial cymes and subtended by a pair of large bracts.Advertisement
For his account of earlier events he was able to obtain information from his father, who was one of the most prominent 1 A shortened form of Chalcocondyles, from xaXicos, copper, and xovSvXos, knuckle.
All the rivers in this division are influenced by the periodical character of the rainfall, their navigable channels being greatly shortened in the dry season (August-January).
It could be extended or shortened like a telescope.
The so-called colubrine venomous snakes, which retain in a great measure an external resemblance to the innocuous snakes, have the maxillary bone not at all, or but little, shortened, armed in front with a fixed, erect fang, which is provided with a deep groove or canal for the conveyance of the poison, the fluid being secreted by a special poison-gland.
It shortened fitfully by eight seconds between 1790 and 1879; soon afterwards, restoration set in, and its exact length in 1903 was 2 d 20h 48' n 568, being only two seconds short of its original value.Advertisement
Any error of this kind will merely affect the form of the frame; if, however, another member be introduced between A and D, then if BC be shortened AD will be strained so as to extend it, and the four other members will be compressed; if G CB is lengthened AD will thereby be compressed, and the four other members extended; if the workman does not make CB and AD of exactly the right length they and all the members will be permanently strained.
The second was called for by the preference which the common law gave to a distant collateral over the brother of the half-blood of the first purchaser; the fourth conferred an indefeasible title on adverse possession for twenty years (a term shortened by Lord Cairns in 1875 to twelve years); the fifth reduced the number of witnesses required by law to attest wills, and removed the vexatious distinction which existed in this respect between freeholds and copyholds; the last freed an innocent debtor from imprisonment only before final judgment (or on what was termed mesne process), but the principle stated by Campbell that only fraudulent debtors should be imprisoned was ultimately given effect to for England and Wales in 1869.1 In one of his most cherished objects, however, that of Land Registration, which formed the theme of his maiden speech in parliament, Campbell was doomed to disappointment.
It was recognized that in Constantinople lay the heart of the whole Eastern theatre, and that if the Straits were forced and the Ottoman capital occupied, the war in Europe itself would be greatly shortened.
It was an untoward coincidence that Lady Flora Hastings died on the 5th of July, for though, she repeated on her deathbed, and wished it to be published, that the queen had taken no part whatever in the proceedings which had shortened her life, it was remarked that the ladies who were believed to have persecuted her still retained the sovereign's favour.
It should be added that the process of development, the gastrulation as it is termed, may be shortened by the immigration of cells taking place C From Balfour, after Kowalewsky.
It contains a suggestion of a Panama Canal, "by which the voyage to the South Sea would be shortened by more than 150o leagues."
Leading from a point opposite the docks is the Coode canal, by means of which the journey from the city to the mouth of the river is shortened by over a mile.
Under the pygidium or caudal shield the appendages were much shortened, and their main branch consisted of broader and flatter segments than those of the preceding limbs.
Section across the axis of a ctenidium with a pair of plates - flattened and shortened filaments - attached.
In this the crowns of the molars are more or less shortened, with their cusps either arranged in longitudinal lines, or forming four upper and three lower more or less distinct oblique ridges.
In 1871 a new Lectionary was substituted for the previously existing one, into the merits and demerits of which it is not possible to enter here; and in 1872, by the Act of Uniformity Amendment Act, a shortened form of service was provided instead of the present form of Morning and Evening Prayer for optional use in other than cathedral churches on all days exeept Sunday, Christmas Day, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and Ascension Day; provision was also statutably made for the separation of services, and for additional services, to be taken, however, except so far as anthems and hymns are concerned, entirely out of the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer.
But by the republic of 1848 he was held in less favour, and chagrin at the treatment he experienced at the hands of the governments which succeeded that of Louis Philippe is supposed to have shortened his life.
This is a shortened form of the earlier "rake-hell," apparently in common use in the 16th century.
The surplice originally reached to the feet, but as early as the 13th century it began to be shortened, though as late as the 15th century it still fell to the middle of the shin, and it was not till the 17th and 18th centuries that it was considerably shortened.
In after years the leading shoot was not to be cut back, but all the lateral shoots were to be shortened, and from these year by year other shoots were to be selected to fill up the area occupied by the tree.
In the second case all roots that have struck downwards into a cold uncongenial subsoil must be pruned off if they cannot be turned in a lateral direction, and all the lateral ones that have become coarse and fibreless must also be shortened back by means of a clean cut with a sharp knife, while a compost of rich loamy soil with a little bone-meal, and leaf-mould or old manure, should be filled into the trenches from which the old sterile soil has been taken.
The usage generally took the form that any one who visited a church, to which the Indulgence had been attached, on a day named, and gave a contribution to its funds, had his penance shortened by one-seventh, one-third or one-half, as might be arranged.
But although sentences were shortened it was not thought safe to surrender all control over the released convict; and he was only granted a ticket-of-leave for the unexpired portion of his original sentence.
According to her physician Arbuthnot, Anne's life was shortened by the "scene of contention among her servants.
The shortened form of cassock which survives in the bishop's "apron" was formerly widely used also by the continental clergy.
In the first place, the interval between generations is shortened, and the elder is contemporaneous with the younger for a longer period.
As, according to Pliny, the Roman supply was chiefly drawn from Cyprus, it came to be termed aes cyprium, which was gradually shortened to cyprium, and corrupted into cuprum, whence comes the English word copper, the French cuivre, and the German Kupfer.
In 1828 he made inquiries about a chair at Heidelberg; and in 1830 he got a shortened Latin version of his physiological theory of colours inserted in the third volume of the Scriptores ophthalmologici minores (edited by Radius).
The services were at the same time simplified and shortened, and the use of the whole Psalter every week (which had become a mere theory in the Roman Breviary, owing to its frequent supersession by saints' day services) was made a reality.
It certainly embittered the few remaining months of his life, and it is not improbable that the mortification which he suffered may have shortened his days.
An Aberdeen printer named Raban was publicly censured for having on his own authority shortened one of the prayers.
Both this and Pantagruel itself were published under the anagrammatic pseudonym of "Alcofribas Nasier," shortened to the first word only in the case of the Prognostication.
The use of the word for a place of commercial business has usually been taken to be a shortened form of Exchange (q.v.) and so is often written 'Change.
This is, apparently, a shortened form of the French elite, elected.
The plants are generally herbs with a much shortened stem bearing a rosette of leaves and a spike or panicle of flowers.
In 922 Charles the Simple gave in full possession to a count in Frisia, Dirk by name (a shortened form of Diederic, Latin Theodoricus), "the church of Egmont with all that belonged to it from Swithardeshage to Kinhem."
Knowledge of this scheme is said to have shortened the life of the unfortunate Anne, and many did not scruple to say that her husband had made away with her.
The name is derived from the Italian mozzare, to cut off, and points to its being an abbrevi ated cappa, as the episcopal "apron" is a shortened cassock.
According as it is too great or too small, the stroke of the pendulum is shortened or lengthened by a screw.
The harbours freeze for a few days in winter, as also does the bay occasionally, navigation being interrupted every year for an average of sixteen days; though this is materially shortened by the use of an ice-breaker.
These have shortened the length of the Sulina canal by i 1 nautical m., eliminated all the difficult bends and shoals, and provided an almost straight waterway 34 m.
This line shortened the distance from Khartum to the nearest seaport by nearly r000 m., and by reducing the cost of carriage of merchandise enabled Sudan produce to find a profitable outlet in the markets of the world.
The distance by road to Aleppo has been shortened to about 70 m., and Antakia (Antioch) is about 45 m.
When the peduncle proceeds from radical leaves, that is, from an axis which is so shortened as to bring the leaves close together in the form of a cluster, as in the primrose, auricula or hyacinth, it is termed a scape.
When the axis is so shortened that the secondary axes arise from a common point, and spread out as radii of nearly equal length, each ending in a single flower or dividing again in a similar radiating manner, an umbel is produced, as in fig.
When the axes become very much shortened, the arrangement is more complicated in appearance, and the nature of the inflorescence can only be recognized by the order of opening of the flowers.
Contracted or shortened form (Umbel), Cowslip, Astrantia.
Contracted or shortened form(Capitulum), Daisy,Dandelion, Scabious.
This process is now shortened by filtering oils through filter presses, or otherwise brightening them, e.g.
The OR command can be shortened to a vertical bar (| ), as in [outsourcing Bombay | mumbai] .
For instance, maybe a bridge or hook is too long. or, perhaps, an instrumental intro could be shortened for radio.
This has resulted in a shortened journey for patients, and has improved access for other patients to the consultant outpatient service.
Barbara's momentary panic on parting from Beth is shortened.
Criteria for judgment have been updated where necessary and shortened or consolidated to improve alignment between levels and eliminate repetition.
There are two superfluous semicolons and the logic in the map could be shortened too, as well as some other bits.
Patient stay in hospital was significantly shortened - by an average of more than 10 days per patient.
Here is a slightly shortened version of her editorial.
This has substantially shortened the traditional clean up time.
In places where ambient temperature is high, the waiting time could be shortened.
Registered companies may use this route to register alias names and shortened versions of their official company name.
The wheel is less extended and, with the shortened wheelbase, the bike is much more agile than traditional Harleys.
Is it a Man cast down in the divine wrath, His strength weakened in the way, His days shortened?
His father's Christian name was shortened to Rienzo, and his own, Nicholas, to Cola; hence the Cola di Rienzi, or Rienzo, by which he is generally known.
After the three Achaemenian kings of this name, it occurs in Armenia, in the shortened form Artaxias (Armenian, Artashes or Artaxes), and among the dynasts of Persia who maintained their independence during the Parthian period (see PERS15).
Additionally, retardation in growth can occur, which may result in shortened femora.
Antonio 63 Bus is a shortened version of which word?
Actual lease terms have shortened considerably during the last ten years.
The original interview was shortened to make room for additional material when it was republished on Ford 's death - the version used here.
The itinerary can be lengthened or shortened according to your own preferences.
The following year, the model was shortened by 1/4 inch.
These chapters, stuffed full of tables and statistical results, are a bit tedious to read, and perhaps could have been shortened.
There 's us teetering around on severely shortened lengths of flaky drainpipe.
The key to identification was the shortened tripod mast (done by the Greeks) and the eleven wheelhouse windows.
This lead can be lengthened or shortened as needed, to help keep it nearby and off of unwashed surfaces.
Still other ergonomic computer keyboard designs are shortened versions of traditional keyboard that eliminate the number pad on the right, allowing the mouse to be closer to your hands.
It is usually a shortened version of the full slip in varying lengths, ranging from those that stop near the top of the thighs to anywhere up to the middle thigh and beyond.
However, picking up rentals the day before or early morning can allow time for hems to be shortened and shoes to be exchanged.
Macintosh computers have been around for decades, but really obtained the shortened name in the early 2000's.
For example, Persians have flat faces and shortened nasal passages and are more prone to allergies.
When choosing a more unusual cat name it is worth remembering that shorter names, or at least names that can be shortened, are easier for your cat to learn.
A funny little kitten would make a lovely Charlie Chaplin, a name that would get shortened as it got older to "Charlie" or "Chap".
Long names are great and offer plenty of scope for the unusual, however they will need to be shortened.
Therefore, when picking a name, it is a good idea to try different variations of the name to make sure that it sounds as good shortened as it does in the full length version.
Animals with the disease have a considerably shortened lifespan.
It was he who shortened the name to Lyndhurst.
When you choose to play a free version of the game, there is no charge to play, but often the game is a shortened version.
Go to a site like Tiny URL and type in the web address to get a shortened version of the address.
Miley is actually a nickname, which is a shortened form of "Smiley," but the name stuck.
The typical tea-length shortened hemline flatters the leg, yet adds a modest and timeless retro flair to a typical prom gown.
At David's Bridal, you'll find all of the long and lithe classics we've come to love, but now they've been modernized with shortened lengths, backless backs, and straps that slash across the body in the most intriguing of ways.
In 1996, Dogg left Deathrow Records and shortened his name from Snoop Doggy Dogg to Snoop Dogg.
Okay, so some of the transcript was shortened just a bit, but it doesn't matter.
Since the online experience requires more time due to its shortened class length, students are only permitted to enroll in one course at a time.
The word is often shortened to "frat," especially when used as an adjective, such as "frat house" or "frat party."
Shortened life span if frequently switched on and off.
Skip the shortened pants and skinny jeans that are all the rage right now.
Best of all, the shortened sleeves wouldn't ever roll down, which was a constant problem with the shirts normally worn by tennis players.
Instead, symptoms include things like personality changes, slowed thinking and shortened attention span.
This area of study focuses on sleep related breathing disorders, sometimes shortened to SBD.
When the park opened, the train was called the Santa Fe and Disneyland Railroad; however, its name was shortened in 1974.
The series and the title character are also commonly abbreviated as AVGN or shortened to The Nerd.
The network's name originally stood for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network but was officially shortened to ESPN in the mid-1980's.
In the early 1970's Namco shortened their name to their present title and acquired the Japanese division of Atari.
If you want to go during harvest time (late August to mid-October) plan on having the cellar tour be shortened or changed.
There are codes that mean to lengthen or shorten a note, like brackets around a number that mean to hold it until a dot appears on the screen, or the number eight or nine signaling a shortened or lengthened note respectively.
Symptoms of EDS within this category may include soft, mildly stretchable skin, shortened bones, chronic diarrhea, joint hypermobility and dislocation, bladder rupture, or poor wound healing.
A shortened version of the complete battery, this form uses multiple choice questions to assess reading/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies skills.
If muscle contractures are not treated, fixed contracture can occur, leaving the muscle permanently shortened.
Studies have shown that these individuals have a shortened life expectancy.
Some may cause death in childhood or contribute to a shortened life expectancy.
The height of the lower face also can be shortened or lengthened.
Achondroplasia-A congenital disturbance of growth plate development in long bones that results in a person having shortened limbs and a normal trunk.
People with mild cerebral palsy may have near-normal lifespan, but the lifespan of those with more severe forms may be shortened.
If bone is partly missing, the finger may be shortened or the surgeon may use a bone graft.
The lifespan of people with OI types I, III, and IV is not generally shortened.
Esophageal atresia (EA) is a birth defect (congenital anomaly) in which the esophagus, which connects the mouth to the stomach, is shortened and closed off (dead ended) at some point along its length.
Many western consultants opt for the shortened version of the Black Hat Sect, so be sure and ask which schools of feng shui the consultant practices.
The shortened version of the number is written as 1.618033989 (Phi) and is usually abbreviated to 1.62, which doesn't affect the number's value.
Over time the name for the island was shortened to Alcatraz.
For the most part, it's because these dresses, thanks in large part to their shortened hem lines, are incredibly sexy.
Philips created the Norelco name because it was a shortened version of "North American Philips Electrical Company."
While shortened "txt" language may save on letters, it loses in translation in most cases. "lv u 2" is simply not very romantic, at least to most mature lovers.
Because the ornamentation is suspended from rather than attached to the chain, the jewelry can easily be shortened or lengthened as desired, and any damage to the chain is more easily repaired than with an elaborate necklace.
One can only hope this condition will gain more voice in the medical field in hopes that the diagnostic time could be significantly shortened.
These bags typically have a handle that can be lengthened or shortened depending on the situation and they also have wheels, so that they are easy to transport.
Many charts have shortened the range for determining the animal of your birth year by dropping the month and date of the original assigned periods found in Chinese zodiac history.
The name Pokemon came from the shortened version of its original name, "Pocket Monsters."
A more modern day comparison would be Inuit children who as late as the 50's and 60's still missed school during the preparation for winter, and winter months which sometimes shortened their school year substantially.
Skirts may not be shortened, and blouses may not be tied to appear more revealing.
If you prefer not to go the online route, many television stations show shortened versions of the trailers, though you probably would have to watch quite a bit of television to catch a glimpse at one of the clips.
In the 1920s the firm shortened its brand name from Seikosha to the name it bears today, Seiko.
Now that you've removed the first link, simply repeat the process until you've shortened the band enough to fit snugly on your wrist.
If you are used to yarn, you may have developed a long stroke with your hook, which will have to be shortened as the sized shaft of steel thread hooks is much shorter.
While you may not have any ambitions of showing off doing full splits, it prevents problems that occur due to shortened muscles.
An inflexible and shortened hip flexor muscle exerts a small but constant pull on the pelvic bone, tilting the whole hip slightly forward.
Pétanque is a shortened or slang form of the phrase "pied-tanquée" which means feet together...describing the position from which one shoots the pétanque balls.
Tu is shortened to t' because in French, when two words come together with the first ending in a vowel and the second beginning with a vowel, a contraction is used.
Alternatives include, "Je te trouve sympa" which is a shortened form of "Jet e trouve sympathique," or "I think you are nice."
One of the main rights that you have under COBRA is that you can purchase health insurance through your employer despite you not working there or even if you scheduled work hours are to be shortened.
Your dependents have the right to COBRA coverage for up to 18 months if you quit, get fired or have shortened hours.
Tri-three, Cot-a shortened version of cotton.
You can also get one shortened to reach knee length, if that suits you better.
They were also longer at first, but shortened after the 1790s, when they saw a dip in popularity overall.
If you're used to going braless, then the adjustment period will be shortened considerably.
During the early 80s, the term was shortened to "goth" and a number of bands began to emerge who embraced the goth sub-genre.
Brooke Hogan Knows Best, also known as the shortened Brooke Knows Best, picks up where Hogan Know Best left off.
Cheyenne, who most people would agree is already quite attractive, wants a nose job and liposuction in addition to getting one of her toes shortened.
It is at an extreme for the show because we are going to new cities without any of our normal staff and the time frame to open is shortened.
Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (often shortened to The Wizard of Oz) was published.
Even after it became clear this was a sentient life form, the name Odo Ital stuck and was eventually shortened.
It is also said that the Star Wars creator, George Lucas, identified with this character and shortened Lucas to Luke.
Twitter uses shortened URLs when someone includes a link in their post.
Spammers can use shortened URLs to their advantage, directing clickers to a site that offers support because there is supposedly something wrong with your computer.
Since Twitter links are often shortened to provide extra space, it's hard to tell what type of website you will be visiting once you click.
That got shortened to "blog", and officially spread throughout the Internet.
Eventually, the title was shortened to simply majorettes.
Webs used to be known as Freewebs, but shortened the name when the shorter Domain name became available.
While there remained much of the afternoon, the shortened days of winter dipped the sun below the towering mountains as the tired couple finished the loop, returned to their jeep and left for home.
The true Tapaculo (P. albicollis) has a general resemblance in plumage to the females of some of the smaller Shrikes (Lanius), and to a cursory observer its skin might pass for that of one; but its shortened wings and powerful feet would on closer inspection at once reveal the difference.
This helix is presented or held near to the antenna, and the length of it shortened until oscillations of the greatest intensity are produced in the helix as indicated by the use of an indicator of fluorescent paper.
That chapter of comparative anatomy (together with other anatomical details, for which see the separate articles) is now dealt with in the article Skull; here only the most avine features are alluded to, and since some of Parker's original illustrations have been retained, the description has been shortened considerably.
Forwards it covers, and has driven asunder, the optic lobes; backwards it hides the much shortened medulla oblongata.
Sharp; in the stag-beetle larva a series of short tubercles on the hind-leg is drawn across the serrate edge of a plate on the haunch of the intermediate legs, while in the Passalid grub the modified tip of the hind-leg acts as a scraper, being so shortened that it is useless for locomotion, but highly specialized for producing sound.
It may be said to arise out of that type of intermittent in which the cold stage is shortened while the hot stage tends to be prolonged.
The word is first used in combination in the phrase "tawdry lace," a shortened form or corruption of St Audrey's or St Awdrey's lace.
It can be considerably shortened, the two vessels A and B brought more closely together, and the somewhat objectionable india-rubber tube be dispensed with, if we connect the air-space in B with an ordinary air pump, and by means of it do the greater part of the sucking and the whole of the lifting work.
In forming a pyramidal tree, the lateral growths, instead of being removed, as in the standard tree, are encouraged to the utmost; and in order to strengthen them the upper part of the leading shoot is removed annually, the side branches being also shortened somewhat as the tree advances in size.
In order to bring a young tree into the cordon shape, all its side branches are shortened back, either to form permanent spurs, as in the case of pears, or to yield annual young shoots, as in peaches and nectarines.
These main shoots were not again to be shortened back, but from each of them three young shoots were to be selected and trained in two, on the upper side, one near the base, and the other halfway up, and one on the lower side placed about midway between these two; these with the leading shoot, which was also to be nailed in, made four branches of the current year from each of the ten main branches, and the form of the tree would therefore be that of fig.
The practice of irrigating differs in different places with differences in the quality of the water, the soil, the drainage, &c. As a general rule, when the irrigating season begins in November the water may flow for a fortnight continuously, but subsequent waterings, especially after December, should be shortened gradually in duration till the first week in April, when irrigation should cease.
His manifold labours and austerities appear to have shortened his life.
From these are derived the suffixes, which are shortened forms attached to nouns to express the possessor, and to verbs to express the subject.