Sentence Examples


  • The result is, on the one hand, a clearing away of much fantastic phylogeny, on the other, an enormous reduction of the supposed gaps between groups.
  • As prepared by the reduction of the oxide it is a grey powder.
  • Metallic cobalt may be obtained by reduction of the oxide or chloride in a current of hydrogen at a red heat, or by heating the oxalate, under a layer of powdered glass.
  • At the end of 1907 Italy was among the few Countries that had not adopted the reduction of postage sanctioned at the Postal Union congress, held in Rome in 1906, by which the rates became 23/4d.
  • Soc. (1900), lxvi.; Gates, A Study of Reduction in Oenothera rubrinervis, Bot.