Sentence Examples

  • In exceptional cases obstructions which it would be impossible or too costly to turn are overcome by a bridge or tunnel, the magnitude of such works increasing with the growth of engineering skill and financial enterprise.
  • In the Religion of the Semites (2nd ed., 1894) the theory was remodelled so as to overcome the difficulty pointed out above.
  • The Moslems, having once overcome the Hindus in almost all parts of India, had not for centuries met with any noteworthy uprising.
  • Only by the preaching of pure doctrine would he overcome heretics....
  • - The resistance against which a train is moved along a railway is overcome by means of energy obtained from the combustion of fuel, or in some few cases by energy obtained from a waterfall.

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