Example sentences for: deciphering

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

  • The initial proposal is directed at deciphering the role of the “hypothetical proteins” encoded in the microbial genomes and would involve a community-wide approach to determine the function of these hypotheticals based on solid, old-fashioned biochemistry.

  • Over-expression and ectopic expression of transgenes, as well as the expression of genetic variants, has facilitated the deciphering of complex cellular processes as well as the generation of animal models of disease.

  • The work of Jean Francois Champollion (1790-1832) in deciphering hieroglyphics from the Rosetta Stone was an astonishing accomplishment, for it enabled us to read the myriad writings of the ancient Egyptians on papyrus and in wall inscriptions and revealed an enormous amount of the knowledge we have today about their civilization, which lasted for about 2600 years.

  • Huge sections of their daily lives (and particularly why they came to abandon their cities) are still shrouded in mystery, but great strides have been made in deciphering their hieroglyphs and stelae (inscribed stone pillars).

  • The consequences may be disastrous, with readers forced to concentrate more on deciphering the words than considering their meaning, losing the thread of events.

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