Sentence Examples


  • Even the shoulder-blades are said to be put in requisition for cutting grass."
  • Esparto leaves contain 56% by weight of fibre, or about ro% more than straw, and hence have come into requisition as a substitute for linen rags in the manufacture of paper.
  • The requisition, when issued by the civil authorities of the port from which the vessel is fitted out, is called a sea-letter.
  • John, and sought to conciliate the Portuguese by reducing the requisition demanded by Napoleon from 40,000,000 francs to 20,000,000.
  • The nitrogen of the atmosphere is not called into requisition, except by a few plants and under special conditions, as will be explained later.