Example sentences for: decay

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

  • The year is 1837--that of Victoria's accession--but we get a sense not of empire or of politely crumpeting tearooms but of decay and disease, of the more-Dickensian-than-Dickens underside of rapid industrialization and urban growth.

  • In his 1755 Dictionary , Samuel Johnson derided the idea that a dictionary "can embalm his language, and secure it from corruption and decay, that it is in his power to change sublunary nature, and clear the world at once from folly, vanity, and affectation."

  • But his record in office demonstrates growth, not decay.

  • The slow (~500 ms) decay observed in both the 400 nm and 500 nm time courses indicates an equilibrium between the M and N intermediates that remains until pR returns to its initial resting state.

  • The average decay parameter α is largely unaffected.

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