How to use Shortens in a sentence

shortens
  • These yield under the strain, and the cell shortens between those points of its attachment.

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  • Any simple operation which improves the colour of the fibre or shortens the operation of retting is worthy of consideration.

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  • This shortens lift lines and limits the amount of people on the slopes at any given time.

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  • Mobile dog grooming shortens the actual time your dog has to spend away from his comfortable home environment.

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  • Poor posture shortens your neck and your torso, interferes with good breathing and can compromise your health.

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  • Sleep disruption that shortens the time spent in REM can lead to concentration, memory and learning problems.

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  • In many cases, first stage labor shortens, which diminishes fatigue during labor leaving the mother stronger for pushing.

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  • Antibiotic treatment shortens the course of the illness in small children but may not do so in adolescents or adults.

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  • If observation suggests a secondary infection, topical application of tetracycline to the lesion, three or four times daily, shortens healing to two to four days.

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  • Simply put, IUI shortens the distance that sperm needs to travel to reach an egg.

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  • Overall, the main effect of vitamin K is that it shortens what is known as the prothombin time.

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  • Additionally, the lack of air causes resistance that can make the hand held vacuum's motor work even harder which, in turn, shortens its lifespan.

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  • This gait naturally reduces impact, shortens stride length, and according to one study, even reduces the volume of oxygen consumed, making running feel easier.

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  • In addition, because it shortens the amount of time food stays in your digestive tract, the items you consume have less time to be absorbed by your body and stored as fat.

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  • Links count towards a post's 140 maximum characters, so instead of having a full link that is 30 characters long, Twitter shortens the link to about 10 characters or less.

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