How to use Small-circle in a sentence
The worship of Baal of Tyre roused a small circle of zealots, and again the Phoenician marriage was the cause of the evil.
He gathered round him a small circle of his immediate followers known as the Societe des Egaux, soon merged with the rump of the Jacobins, who met at the Pantheon; and in November 1795 he was reported by the police to be openly preaching "insurrection, revolt and the constitution of 1793."
His lucid style and the perfection of his experimental demonstrations drew to his lectures a crowd of enthusiastic scholars, on whom he impressed the importance of applied science by conducting them round the factories and workshops of the city; and he further found time to hold weekly "colloquies" on physical questions at his house with a small circle of young students.
The extremities of the diameter perpendicular to a small circle are called the "poles" of that circle, and the distance from the pole to the circle, measured by the arc of the great circle through the pole, is the "polar distance" of the small circle.
The solid enclosed by a small circle and the radii vectores from the centre of the sphere is a "spherical sector"; and the solid contained between two spherical sectors standing on copolar small circles is a "spherical cone."Advertisement
Czartoryski found the tsar still suffering from remorse at his father's assassination, and incapable of doing anything but talk religion and politics to a small circle of private friends.
Christ then raised the spiritual body of Jesus which remained on earth for eighteen months, initiating a small circle of elect disciples.
He lived now a very retired life, and saw only a small circle of intimate friends.
This construction assumes that the sun describes daily a small circle about the pole of the celestial sphere, and ignores any diurnal variation in the declination.
The work lost in overcoming the friction of the bearing is the same as that which would be performed in overcoming at the circumference of the small circle BB a resistance equal to the whole pressure between the journal and bearing.Advertisement
Others believed in him, but at first his adherents were a small circle of devotees who kept their faith a secret.
From this it follows that when the wing rises the body falls, and vice versa - the wing describing the arc of a large circle (f f), the body (b), or the weights (w, w') representing it, describing the arc of a small circle.
Politics were now managed by a small circle of politicians.
In consequence of these residual aberrations, every object-point is not reproduced in an ideal image-point, but as a small circle of aberration.
The doctor aims the laser exactly onto the posterior lens capsule in order to cut away a small circle shaped area.Advertisement
The beings had an insignia on their clothing resembling a small circle within a circle crossed by two lines.
It may thus be brought into unison with any sound of which it may be required to determine the corresponding number of vibrations per second, as for instance the note A3, three octaves higher than the A which is indicated musically by a small circle placed between the second and third lines of the G clef, which A is the note of the tuning-fork usually employed for regulating concert-pitch.
For example, there may be a section where for 8 beats the dancers walk in a small circle.
The small circle of the opposite color symbolizes that in each there is a small part of the other.
The classic dartboard bullseye has a small circle at the center, two wider circles nearer the edges, and a pattern of alternating wedges pointing in from the edges to the center.Advertisement
For even more fun, involve your family and friends and start a small circle.
In the 21st century, the value of Internet social networking sites extends way beyond a small circle of friends.