Sentence Examples


  • But doing so also meant sacrificing her independence and the risk of losing everything that meant something to her, a potential lifetime of pain.
  • In dry weather the electric potential in the atmosphere is normally positive relative to the earth, and increases with the height.
  • What is aimed at in ordinary observations of atmospheric potential is the measurement of the difference of potential between the earth and a point a given distance above it, or of the difference of potential betweeen two points in the same vertical line a given distance apart.
  • If its potential as observed there is -V (volts), then the potential of the air at the spot occupied by the sphere was +V.
  • Suppose next that a fixed insulated conductor is somehow kept at the potential of the air at a given point, then the measurement of its potential is equivalent to a measurement of that of the air.

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