Example sentences for: definition

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

  • If we adopt a more conservative definition of what constitutes an infective mosquito and restrict our analysis to those with L3 found in the head, no change over time was observed.

  • It is difficult to give a precise definition of electricity (particularly if you spent much of seventh-grade science class mooning over your lab partner, Sally Gilbert), but it seems to have something to do with the movement of electrons from one part of Long Island to another.

  • Each entry contains a definition (occasionally two or more) followed by one or more lengthy, dated citations, plus a date, often different, of the earliest citation on file for each sense.

  • One way is to develop a working definition of the case study that embodies its essential methodological features and then to examine the strengths and limitations of case studies for different evaluation questions.

  • The measure--backed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving and up for a vote as an amendment to the highway bill next month--would make all states change their definition of who is drunk from a person with a minimum blood-alcohol level of 0.10 to someone with a level of 0.08 percent.

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