Definitions of Involving

  1. of Involve

Usage examples for Involving

  1. The first decision of the Supreme Court involving the Amendment was that given in the Slaughter House Cases in 1873, which did not concern the negro in any way. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. But I fear I am involving myself more deeply in suspicion. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  3. It might be possible to save this innocent negro without, for the time being, involving Delamere. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  4. This is the first case involving such great international questions which has been submitted to the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. I thought of explaining that he had made the implication by his use of the past tense, but gave up the idea as involving a waste of energy. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  6. Let her rebel, and the world should hear an ugly story of rash speculation, involving a ward's trust money; of financial ruin and despair. – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
  7. Yes, we have in our experience one other fact and one involving much. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  8. In the second paper, meanwhile, he had illustrated two peculiar designs involving the principle in less elementary ways. – The Earliest Electromagnetic Instruments by Robert A. Chipman
  9. The expense of life and treasure which the struggle was involving was beyond what the object was worth. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  10. The work relates chiefly to functions involving the idea of number. – The Teaching of Geometry by David Eugene Smith
  11. 16, 482. Are you aware that a great amount of apprehension exists among fishermen in Shetland lest any change in the present system involving payments in cash should deprive them of the support which they derive from the fish- merchants in bad seasons? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. I can only say that I have on more than one occasion found the greatest safety in a balloon venture involving the element of risk to lie in complete abandonment to circumstances, and in the increased life and activity which the delirium of excitement calls forth. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  13. The broad shoulders bowed slightly as if from long- continued work involving much stooping. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  14. Just because all discovery, all apprehension involving thought of the new, goes from the known, the present, to the unknown and absent, no rules can be stated that will guarantee correct inference. – How We Think by John Dewey
  15. I tell you, gentlemen, that it is a trial involving the lives of twelve men, and this Jury are bound to assume, from the beginning to the end of the case, that if their verdict shall pronounce these men guilty of the crime of piracy, with which they are charged, every one of them will as surely terminate his life on the scaffold, as the sun will rise on the morrow of the day on which the verdict shall be pronounced. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  16. I said it was true I might be overtaken by sleep, since my day had been a hard one, reaching clear to the trout pool under the big falls and involving the transportation back to seventeen rainbow trout weighing well over seventeen pounds, more or less, though feeling much like more. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  17. As proof of my contention I may give results of a series of full season hatches for 1908, each involving several thousand eggs. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  18. This position- involving secrecy- is it one you would advise me to take, even if I did not stand in need of it so badly? – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  19. There are departments in the higher breeding and social evolution of the race- some perhaps even involving questions of life and death- where the highest courage is needed. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  20. The tombs of their successors were monuments of a moderate size, involving no oppression of the people, but perhaps rather improving their condition by causing a rise in the rate of wages. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman