Definitions of approaches

  1. Means of access.

Usage examples for approaches

  1. Throw the belt on the smallest step of the lower cone and place the palm of the hand on the inside face of the belt on the side on which it approaches that cone. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. All approaches to Laing's Nek upon the Dutch side of the border, already alien, have been fortified, fourteen guns being actually in position at the more important points. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  3. But this experience demanded heroism that almost approaches the sublime. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  4. Your boiled beef very nearly approaches it. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. When the stem approaches the end of its usefulness, a shoot is allowed to grow from the ground, and the old one is cut away. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  6. Having thoroughly entrenched his camp before Coeworden and begun the regular approaches, Maurice left his cousin Lewis William to superintend the siege operations for the moment, and advanced towards Ootmarsum, a frontier town which might give him trouble if in the hands of a relieving force. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. And here again, with the vision of genius, Verhaeren approaches Greek feeling. – Ã‰mile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig
  8. The white is hard and tough just next the shell, but soft and liquid as it approaches the yolk. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management by Ministry of Education
  9. He approaches and takes her hand. – The Bride of Messina A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  10. The available space on the grounds should be calculated so as to permit the four approaches accompanied by the dance- song to reach a point near the tree, yet far enough to permit the forming of two circles of dancers around its base. – Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs by Alice C. Fletcher
  11. Then they began to climb the approaches to the mountains. – Sand Doom by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  12. She is always ready to welcome the first sign of genius, or of talent which approaches genius. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  13. He approaches her, and their eyes meet. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  14. This law being admitted, the reason of the increase in the planet's velocity when it approaches the sun is at once apparent. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  15. The first boat draws rapidly down upon him; it approaches nearer and nearer. – The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
  16. Expression being the supreme end, the art that most nearly approaches it is the first of all. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  17. Then he dismounted, hitched his horse, and placed himself behind a tree, where he could see all the force he had taken under his command, and all the approaches of the enemy who were hurrying down the pike and on both sides of it. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  18. It is perfectly easy to change the order in many ways without affecting the verse; there is absolutely none of these combinations which approaches the actual one in beauty of sound and suggestion. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  19. The time approaches when we are to feed ourselves, so the instinct arises to carry everything to the mouth. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  20. Certainly all the approaches to a fight had been made, and Doone might have been expecting the attack. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand