Usage examples for approximately

  1. It would be true as far as it went- Mrs. Wilkins asserted that it would be quite true, but Mrs. Arbuthnot thought it wouldn't be quite- and it was the only way, Mrs. Wilkins said, to keep Mellersh even approximately quiet. – The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  2. We learned that Lyman County covered approximately 2500 square miles and the settlers of the extreme western part were 110 miles from the county seat, with no means of transportation. – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  3. The language at all events remains approximately correct in the manuscripts. – Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I by M. Inostranzev
  4. Woe then to the imprudent Wasp who presents herself upon the threshold of a Spider of approximately equal strength! – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  5. Each note will also appear in the text at approximately its original location. – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  6. The front faced approximately south- east, and thirty miles away we could see the fine range of mountains known as the Sultan Dagh, capped with snow until far on into the summer. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still
  7. The losses of the sepoy regiment could not at present be approximately determined, as the battle had extended over too wide an area. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  8. Speaking quite roughly and approximately we may say that idealism tends to suppress the object, while realism tends to suppress the content. –  by
  9. The area of the bank is approximately 1, 370 square geographical miles. – Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine by Walter H. Rich
  10. When the tall man and the short man set down their glasses Racey Dawson was leaning against the bar at a range of approximately six feet. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  11. Showing approximately the relative length of a man's shadow for each hour of the twenty- four- hour day. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  12. He asked for a written report and sketch showing approximately their positions. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  13. The rotation is carefully continued during the blowing, holding the tube in approximately a horizontal position. – Laboratory Manual of Glass-Blowing by Francis C. Frary
  14. Such modifications of Hume's principle, however, do not affect the problem which I wish to present for your consideration, namely: Why do we believe that images are, sometimes or always, approximately or exactly, copies of sensations? –  by
  15. We have approximately four hours, Dalis! – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  16. Barter had said that the police knew approximately where he, Barter, was located. – The Mind Master by Arthur J. Burks
  17. Distance at least does not until it is extended to approximately fifty thousand miles. – Oneness by James H. Schmitz
  18. I also remembered two occasions during my own youth when I had eaten little or nothing for approximately a month each without realizing that I was " fasting." – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  19. One may approximately estimate the various strata of the wall of the Kaibab as follows: Colorado River, say. – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  20. Since these ores were brought into approximately their present position, they have undergone considerable oxidation near the surface and secondary sulphide enrichment below. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith