Sentence Examples


  • As the nut grows the slight puncture becomes almost obliterated, so that it is unnoticed by all but the most observant eye.
  • The tubes have walls thicker at the ends than in the middle, as the tendency to puncture the glass is greatest at the edges of the coatings.
  • Persica, on which it is produced by the puncture of an insect during the month of August.
  • (Cattle food.) The adult weevils puncture the young flower-buds and deposit eggs; and as the grubs from the eggs develop, the bud drops.
  • As a surgeon, Simon's work came second to his interest in sanitary science, but he claimed priority over Cock in the operation of perineal puncture of the urethra in cases of retention from stricture.