Example sentences for: deciphering

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

  • See S. Cushing, Quantifier Meanings: A Study in the Dimensions of Semantic Competence , Amsterdam: North-Holland, if you are having difficulty deciphering the sentence to which this footnote is attached.

  • 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).

  • Thus detailed knowledge of the spatial and temporal expression patterns for all genes will be an important step in deciphering the complex regulatory networks governing development.

  • The idea is to test the solvers' skill in deciphering clues rather than their familiarity with the recondite recesses of the lexicon.

  • 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.


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