Usage examples for replacement

  1. The whole progress of physical science has been attended with a gradual elimination of these supernatural agencies and with a continual replacement of them by conceptions of physical sequence. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  2. Adults taken on June 16, 23, and 24 had almost completed molt to summer pelage, but each retained some evidence of active hair replacement, most often over the shoulders; a pregnant female obtained on July 4 had only partially completed the molt to summer pelage. – Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota by Kenneth W. Andersen
  3. When Sherman took up the duties of his office it appeared that the rumor had been all too true, and a serious lapse of memory on his part in a diplomatic matter forced his immediate replacement by William R. Day. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  4. In somewhat stunted form, and with partial replacement of its species by those of more xeric habit, it extended up onto hillsides sloping north, east or west, and onto the adjacent hilltop edges. – The Forest Habitat of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation by Henry S. Fitch Ronald L. McGregor
  5. No, not at all; the only replacement is the small spring inside the patchbox.... – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  6. It is doubtful whether the replacement of German agriculture on a sound basis in the last ten years is to be ascribed in a greater measure to technical advance in agricultural methods, or to the development of the co- operative system. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  7. But then this idea leads directly to a way of looking at society, which makes the replacement of law by liberty a condition of reaching the higher stages of social development. – On Compromise by John Morley
  8. I'm getting too old to ride along with his Majesty on the odd excursion, so a competent replacement has been wanting for some time. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  9. A positive cessation of fondness or its replacement by a new passionate love makes a separation a blessing for both parties and for society. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  10. Could he pay them even the profit they'd have made between the loss of their ship and the arrival of a replacement? – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  11. He was a replacement in the Sixth. – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  12. It was a replacement of one of the two shot- down space craft, ready for fitting out some six weeks ahead of schedule. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  13. The replacement of the chase was easy after his experience in taking it out. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  14. At least the replacement idol had been provided with a nice cushion for it's unexpected fall, and all of the moaning and groaning which Fatoo had suddenly exhibited had been a very mystical and convincing performance and well worth the ordeal, especially since it was Fatoo's foot and not the Emperor's. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  15. The property was sold for $ 20, 000 and a diligent year- long effort was made to find a suitable replacement. – High Endeavours: Messages to Alaska by Shoghi Effendi
  16. The replacement under Turkish rule of Bourgas and the southern half of the sea- board on the Euxine, and the strictly commercial character assigned to Batoum, have largely obviated the menace to the liberty of the Black Sea. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  17. He was an ideal replacement for the dead mare. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  18. Look at a trained man alongside of a new recruit just arrived for replacement. – Average Americans by Theodore Roosevelt
  19. 108. Experience has demonstrated to us that this replacement of letters by conventional lines renders the proportions more easily appreciable, and that these lines, striking the eye more forcibly, then impress themselves better on the memory. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer
  20. He had never seen her since, and didn't care to, but after that he always kept one about, sending her on to the fields and buying a replacement when he wearied of her. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover