Example sentences for: starved

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

  • Our people are starved and killed.

  • Fibroblasts were grown to confluence in 12-well plates, starved for 48 h, and treated with CPT for the next 24 h.

  • In iron starved conditions, bacterial growth rate is reduced and morphological changes such as filament formation takes place which suggests an inhibition of DNA synthesis or cell division [ 21 22 ] . Besides these the concentration of the proteins whose synthesis is regulated by iron are also observed to get changed [ 23 ] .

  • The theory that the horse latitudes were so named because mariners becalmed there threw overboard the horses they were transporting because they died of thirst or starved seems almost impossible: in order for such an event to have given rise to horse latitudes it would have to have recurred many times, and it is hard to believe that 16th- and 17th-century mariners were so improvident as to have allowed that to happen very often.

  • The greatest of them, Kurt Gödel, starved himself to death in the belief that his colleagues were putting poison in his food.


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