Sentence Examples


  • It is therefore a conic section having its eccentricity equal to unity.
  • His whole kingdom was to be unified; Judaism was an eccentricity and as such doomed to extinction.
  • Jeffrey naturally declined to appoint a man who, in spite of some mathematical knowledge, had no special qualification, and administered a general lecture upon Carlyle's arrogance and eccentricity which left a permanent sense of injury.
  • Most of the orbits are remarkably eccentric ellipses, the average eccentricity being about 0.5.
  • The axes and eccentricity of the ellipse, and the position of the plane in which it lies.