Usage examples for corpuscle

  1. Like most comely women of intelligence Sylvia was intimately familiar with every phase of her own looks, and she knew down to the last blood- corpuscle that she had never looked better. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  2. In one second, with appalling swiftness, she disappeared, swallowed out of space and time within that awful maw- one little corpuscle among a million through which the Life, now stalking the Desert wastes, moulded itself a troop- like Body. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  3. The " corpuscle" is possibly a physical entity of some sort floating in the fluid of the observer's eye and projected into visibility against the whiteness of the moon. – A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds. Vol.3 No.2 by George H. Lowery.
  4. After the plaster has set, remove it from the lid and with a pocket- knife round off the edges and hollow out the sides until the general form of the corpuscle is obtained. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  5. To the corpuscle all the old barriers would seem to be broken down; space would be different, time would be different, and its world a different place. – Four-Dimensional Vistas by Claude Fayette Bragdon
  6. Insinuate an atom or corpuscle of hydrogen or carbon at the wrong point in the ranks, and the trick is a failure. – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs
  7. In that sleep of the ultimate corpuscle, what dreams may come, what miracles may be wrought, what transformations take place! – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs
  8. Lodge holds that all matter down to the ultimate corpuscle is electricity or electrical substance. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  9. 8 The peculiar shape of the red corpuscle has no doubt some relation to its work. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  10. Ah, the red corpuscle method! – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford