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Definitions of Habitability

  1. Habitableness.
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Usage examples for Habitability

  1. The doctor says he would like to believe in the habitability of other worlds; he must believe in it before I am through if he has any faith in me. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  2. But, as it was, I was very lonesome, and whatever consolation I got from my reasoning about the planet's habitability was increased a thousand fold by seeing a speck upon the horizon, which I hoped might prove to be a sail. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  3. The use of aircraft, the employment of light forces, the habitability of ships over long periods, the use of smoke, the range at which a gun action may be fought, the effect of spray and gases,- these considerations are but some of the matters which will be affected by weather. – Sound Military Decision by U.s. Naval War College
  4. I now proceed to discuss his more fundamental position as to the actual habitability of Mars by a highly organised and intellectual race of material organic beings. – Is Mars Habitable? by Alfred Russel Wallace
  5. In the matter of the habitability of other worlds you brought me over to your opinion by producing evidence which took away all uncertainty and left me no room to doubt. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  6. I acquired the belief in the habitability of other worlds when quite young, and it long ago grew into a settled conviction. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  7. My friends, answered Barbicane, I did not undertake this journey to form an opinion upon the ancient habitability of our satellite. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  8. But what renders this work especially interesting to all intelligent readers is, that the author has here, for the first time, fully set forth his views both as to the habitability of Mars and as to its being actually inhabited by beings comparable with ourselves in intellect. – Is Mars Habitable? by Alfred Russel Wallace
  9. Such rapid variations in solar heat must in themselves exercise a profound effect on the habitability of Mercury. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  10. Northern and southern chains of the Himalaya; habitability of the elevated plateaux of Thibet - p. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  11. Very well, resumed Michel Ardan; the Scientific Commission, meeting in the projectile of the Gun Club, after having supported its arguments upon fresh facts lately observed, decides unanimously upon the question of the habitability of the moon- 'No, the moon is not inhabited. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  12. That idea again brought up the question of the habitability of the moon. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  13. A difference of five or ten degrees all over the Earth could mean the ruin of certain crops, it could mean an increase in snowfall and frost that could very rapidly destroy the economies and habitability of many places on the Earth's teeming surface. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  14. When on the moon we had unexpectedly to ourselves settled the question that had been debated from the beginning of astronomical history of the former habitability of that globe. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  15. Suppose that man still lives under those conditions of habitability – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  16. The importance of these " Northern lights" must not be overlooked in forming an opinion on the habitability of the far north in the " dark" winter months. – Pioneers in Canada by Sir Harry Johnston
  17. His objection has its value, but I think it may be combated with some success, like all those of which the habitability of worlds has been the object. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne