Example sentences for: invents

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

  • Those remote control arms with which laboratory personnel handle toxic, radioactive, or infections substances are called waldos (from Robert Heinlein's Waldo , 1942): the title charcter, Waldo F. Jones, who has a crippling disease, invents these devices to amplify the strength of his wasted mucles.

  • But now Maxwell enters and invents a “wee creature,” later dubbed Maxwell’s demon.

  • Winchester invents some luscious women: young, chocolate-skinned, giggling naked girls with sleek wet bodies and rosebud nipples and long hair and coltish legs with scarlet and purple petals folded behind their ears, who play in the white Indian Ocean surf and who run, quite without shame, along the cool wet sands on their way back home (40).

  • Unlike the novelist, who invents (supposedly) his characters, or the historian, who grapples with a populous cast, the biographer enters into a curious intimacy with the person being written about, a relationship charged with ambivalence, resentment, love, dependency, and all the myriad other emotions that crowd in whenever we allow ourselves to become intimate with another.

  • In the movie, his racial comedy tends toward the mildly offensive (he invents a militant black traffic announcer).

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