Sentence Examples

  • The usual variations in habit that characterize plant-feeding insects are exhibited by the Thysanoptera some species being found only on one particular food-plant, while others thrive indifferently on a large assortment.
  • The investigations of Lord Rayleigh and Sir William Ramsay had shown that indifference to chemical reagents did not sufficiently characterize an unknown gas as nitrogen, and it became necessary to reinvestigate other cases of the occurrence of "nitrogen" in nature.
  • It would be tempting to characterize Roosevelt's remarks as socialistic.
  • But you still manage to characterize that as " arrant misinformation ".
  • Established in 1999, the APC aims to isolate, characterize, and archive the avian pneumovirus (APV) strains from the USA.

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