Example sentences for: descending

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

  • The force-length relation for tetanic contractions had a descending limb, which was deviated to the right when compared to the theoretical force-length relation.

  • At the end of the turn, it was descending through 2,200 feet, pointed toward the Pentagon and downtown Washington.

  • An introduction to the collection The Literary Journalists (1984) reports that the Hoving profile was shaped like a capital Y, in which "the descending branches finally joined at a moment of an epiphany during Hoving's college career at Princeton, and then proceeded along the bottom stem in a single line."

  • Well in advance of the mobs of reporters, editors, film crews, radio disc jockeys, news anchors, and photographers now descending on the territory to cover the July 1 transfer of power--8,400 at last count--the press handlers in the Hong Kong government wisely assembled mounds of prepackaged material.

  • N90 [New York Terminal Radar Approach] controller stated 'at approximately 9:00 a.m., I observed an unknown aircraft south of the Newark, New Jersey Airport, northeast bound and descending out of twelve thousand nine hundred feet in a rapid rate of descent, the radar target terminated at the World Trade Center.


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