Example sentences for: describe

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

  • In this report, we describe a convenient cell culture-based assay for assessing the contributions made by candidate components of Wnt signaling pathways to the activation of the β-catenin-mediated branch.

  • In a series of three papers in this issue of PLoS Biology , Harbury and co-workers describe an elegant new approach to translating DNA into synthetic peptides called “DNA display.”

  • Five centuries later, Japan’s own Kojiki and Nihon-shoki chronicles describe the creation of the imperial dynasty in the year 660 b.c. : the first emperor, Jimmu (“Divine Warrior”) — great grandson of the Sun Goddess’s grandson — embarked on an expedition of conquest from Kyushu along the Inland Sea coast to the Yamato plain of the Kinki region (near modern-day Nara).

  • But after a time, he had to recognize that even though the text did not actually describe anything happening, the mind had an extraordinary facility to make things happen, unbidden, to the haddock and wall in the light.

  • The papers note this vibe but inexplicably internalize it, and generally try to describe Clinton's speech as something besides what it most obviously is: an apology for slavery.


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