Example sentences for: illustrate

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

  • largely designed to illustrate how a powerful woman can shatter glass ceilings."

  • To illustrate differences among types of information, we might base the conclusion that "the day was hot" on data from an instrument that records the room temperature (numerical and objective), a record of the atmospheric temperature as written down by an observer checking a thermometer (numerical and relatively nonsubjective), a survey asking people how hot they felt (nonnumerical and subjective), and a "thick" description of what clothes people were wearing, how much they perspired or shivered, whether they turned up the furnace or the air conditioner, and how much energy they seemed to have for work (nonnumerical and judgmental).

  • Figures 1 through 4 on the following page illustrate both the emissions projections and the impact of banking the early reductions on all four emissions caps implemented in 2007.

  • 2. To illustrate the change in IL-1Ra concentration over time in the wells receiving the IL-1Ra producing cells, we plotted the final PGE 2 concentration versus the IL-1Ra concentration at the time of IL-1β stimulation and at the end of the 48 hour incubation.

  • The third book, Visual Explanations , is about pictures of verbs--that is, about displays that illustrate dynamic processes and can therefore function as explanatory narratives.

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