How to use Small change in a sentence
The amount of heat absorbed in any small change of state, as from E to G in fig.
Iron was not known, but copper and tin ores were mined, and the metals combined into bronze of much the same alloy as in the Old World, of which hatchet blades and other instruments were made, though their use had not superseded that of obsidian and other sharp stone flakes for cutting, shaving, &c. Metals had passed into a currency for trading purposes, especially quills of gold-dust and T-shaped pieces of copper, while coco-beans furnished small change.
The chief difficulty is that of measuring the small change of resistance accurately, and of avoiding errors from accidental thermo-electric effects.
The calorimeter is surrounded by an air-jacket connected to a petroleum gauge which indicates any small change of temperature in the calorimeter, and enables the manipulator to adjust the supply of cold water to compensate it.
If the quadrants were near together there were certain limits between which the potential of the needle might vary without producing more than a small change in the deflection corresponding with the fixed potential difference of the quadrants.Advertisement
In the former case the retardation of phase varies so little with the period that the intensity is nearly the same for all colours; in the latter case it alters so rapidly that for a small change in the period the intensity passes from a maximum or a minimum, and consequently so many constituents of the light are weakened and these are so close to one another in frequency, that the light presents to the eye the appearance of being white.
If then a stream of polarized white light traverse the biquartz, it is possible by an analyser to cut off the mean yellow light from each half of the field, and the whole will then have the sensitive tint; but a small change in the plane of analysation will give the one half a red and the other half a blue tone.
The consumption of coffee is fairly inelastic, in that a change in price translates into a relatively small change in the quantity consumed.
What was for decades an unspeakable truth, has become the small change of Internet newsgroup banter.
By directing the telescope to a distant object, or to the intersection of the webs of a fixed collimating telescope (see Transit Circle), it is easy to measure the effect of a small change of zenith distance of the axis of the telescope in terms both of the level and of the micrometer screw, and thus, if the levels are perfectly sensitive and uniform in curvature and graduation, to determine the value of one division of each level in terms of the micrometer screw.Advertisement
Centuries ago, North America saw a shortage of small coins, so large ones were cut into bits to circulate as small change.
Sometimes all it takes is a small change in circumstances to tip the balance and turn a manageable situation into a debt problem.
Do not use the pair of socks available at the store to check the fitting of the shoes - even a small change in the thickness of the socks can change the fitting of the shoe significantly.
You may find that a small change can make a big difference in the way you feel about your CPAP treatment.
Paneled and chunking hair color techniques add visual appeal, while rich and decadent permanent color choices can create a whole new look, proving that just a small change can make a big impact, regardless of your hair length.Advertisement
As Miss Vanderwood mentions, making one small change is the best way to start.