Example sentences for: penumbra

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

  • It is as if he could just make out the penumbra of some spiritual essence on the far edge of his perception, and was maddened by his inability to seize it.

  • The other four "Tennessee penumbra votes" benefited the nuclear power industry and the Bonneville Power Administration --two out-of-state constituencies whose influence no doubt could be felt in Tennessee, home of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

  • The volume of ischemic tissue seen with PWI, in the majority of cases, is greater than the region of parenchymal injury evident on DWI, and this diffusion-perfusion mismatch is considered to be a marker of the ischemic penumbra (Fig.

  • Twelve additional "anti-environment" votes Chatterbox would call "Tennessee penumbra votes," i.e., votes in which powerful Tennessee interests might be harmed indirectly by a pro-environment vote.

  • Still, none of the many benefits of free trade overcome the fact that some will lose in the more dynamic economy that aggressive free trade creates, and that the very dynamism of free trade can cast a penumbra of insecurity that goes well beyond those who will actually lose employment.

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