Example sentences for: defines

How can you use “defines” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The average distribution from these permutations defines the values of d e . Reducing Δ expands the list of "significant" genes, but also increases the false detection rate.

  • The New Cassell's French Dictionary defines enfant in English as: “Child, infant, baby; son or daughter; descendant; citizen, native; ( Law ) offspring, issue.”

  • In what is probably the very first English dictionary, published in about 1623, Henry Cockeram unskeptically defines animals according to current folklore: the ignarus singeth six kinds of notes, one after another, as, la-sol-me-fa-me-re-ut (there is no arguing when the details are so specific); the barble is a Fish that will not meddle with the baite untill with her taile she have unhooked it from the hooke.

  • Reid suggests to Kalima that “science is not the sole province of what the ‘West’ defines it to be,” and refers to Chinese acupuncture, Hindu Chakra, and tribal African shamanism as examples of legitimate “sciences.”

  • The same creative skepticism toward authority defines his legal career.


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