Example sentences for: alphabetic

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

  • Each spelled sound is discussed at the beginning of its alphabetic section, digraphs being treated at the beginnings of the sections for their first letter.

  • Thus, we might conclude that Egyptian hieroglyphics are largely pleremic, while our modern alphabetic system is largely cenemic, though neither is exclusively so.

  • Walter W. Skeat, surely one of the greatest linguists of all time and an outstanding innovator of his day (late 19th century), was often given to testy replies when a correspondent to Notes and Queries either disagreed with him or speculated on the etymology of a word without having first looked it up in one of Skeat's works or, if the alphabetic section had appeared, in the Oxford English Dictionary . He was often nasty; but toward the latter part of the 1890s the crust softened, and he mellowed a bit.

  • It was further suggested that language is not best served by alphabetic organization, but that is merely a plea for much longer, more comprehensive articles, which lie outside the scope of a Companion .

  • We then verified the MeSH terms [mh] using the National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings-Annotated Alphabetic List, 2001, which was the current thesaurus at the inception of the study.


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