Sentence Examples


  • The law is defective and unfair in its incidence, and it is not applicable to foreigners.
  • The size of the boiler may be increased or diminished by the addition or subtraction of one or more sections; these, being simple in design, are easily fitted together, and should a section become defective it is a simple matter to insert a new one in its place.
  • Milbourn (1867) the defendant had broken his contract to let a lecture-room to the plaintiff, on discovering that the intended lectures were to maintain that "the character of Christ is defective, and his teaching misleading, and that the Bible is no more inspired than any other book," and the court of exchequer held that the publication of such doctrine was blasphemy, and the contract therefore illegal.
  • Here, however, the buds are lateral, though produced from a budding may be defective upon one or other of the noto a b FIG.
  • He taught mathematics at Columbia, and in 1845 was admitted to the bar, but, owing to defective eyesight, never practised.