Sentence Examples


  • The diurnal inequality is shown for " winter " and " summer " respectively.
  • The diurnal mountain winds are very strongly marked on the Himalaya, where they probably are the most active agents in determining the precipitation of rain along the chain - the monsoon currents, as before stated, not penetrating among the mountains.
  • He also found a marked diurnal variation, A being considerably greater between 3 and 5 A.M.
  • A still further facility was given to the use of the filar micrometer by the introduction of clockwork, which caused the telescope automatically to follow the diurnal motion of a star, and left the observer's hands entirely at liberty.'
  • The species of the genus Lemur are diurnal, and may be recognized by the length of the muzzle, and the large tufted ears.