Example sentences for: describe

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

  • Because different microarray technologies use different identifiers to describe the microarray probe, the program translates probe sequence identifiers (ids) such as GenBank accession numbers and UniGene cluster ids to Ensembl transcript ids using precompiled sequence comparisons.

  • Notable is the term illustrative , used to describe the quotations accompanying the definitions: aside from their mixed success in serving to illustrate, quotations served a somewhat different purpose in the OED (and, indeed, in their application in some other dictionaries): they were the source matrix from which the definitions were derived.

  • Those on the irreligious left describe Dobson as the most powerful leader of Christian conservatives active today.

  • Most articles about Springer describe this bad-mouthing as "self-effacement."

  • With thousands of festivals and ceremonies taking place annually, this entire book wouldn’t provide enough space to describe them all.


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