Usage examples for alpha

  1. The great sun that lights the outer world is as much greater than that ball of light as Alpha is greater than a grain of sand. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  2. But she withdrew it and then the blackness, like some obscene mouth as large as the distance from here to Alpha Centauri, swallowed him. – The Graveyard of Space by Milton Lesser
  3. The alpha- ray particles appear to possess the mass of helium atoms, and the growth of helium has been detected by its spectrum in a tube of radium emanation. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  4. 3. 8 days alpha Radium- A ? – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  5. He is the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the ending. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  6. Christ, and He crucified, was the Alpha and Omega of all his addresses, the fountain and foundation of his hope and trust. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. The people of Alpha would go mad with fear. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  8. It's about time the school realised that caps and pots are not the alpha and omega of our existence. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  9. When they do get to Mars and Venus and the planets of Alpha Centauri and Sirius and Procyon, they'll find us there, waiting for them. – Fifty Per Cent Prophet by Gordon Randall Garrett
  10. At last Lieutenant Gunderson asked, " How far is Alpha Centauri?" – The Lonely Ones by Edward W. Ludwig
  11. The Sky Fire- that's Alpha- will burn up the whole world. – Oomphel in the Sky by Henry Beam Piper
  12. Alpha Draconis had ceased to exercise that office; and Alruccabah had not yet assumed it. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  13. We shall soon be through the shaft we first discovered and throw our light over Alpha. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  14. In this paper we are presenting a taxonomic review of the genus Osteocephalus; of necessity our study has been at the alpha level. – A Synopsis of Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Osteocephalus by Linda Trueb William E. Duellman
  15. To secure the supremacy of Paris over the provinces, and of their own influence over Paris, is the Alpha and Omega of their political creed. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  16. " It will be seen," says the author of John Halifax, " that I hold this law of kindness as the Alpha and Omega of education. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  17. The Alpha and Omega of that gorgeous pageant of the fifties vanished like a mirage! – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  18. They would be the Ingredient Alpha and Ingredient Beta referred to in the notes. – Hunter Patrol by Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire