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Usage examples for undergoes

  1. We have seen that the image, like everything living, undergoes corrosions, damages, twisting, and transformation: whence it comes about that this remainder of former impressions varies according to its composition, i. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  2. The person who undergoes the above ordeal wins the case, the production of evidence being unnecessary. – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon
  3. Just as the response of retina or nerve, under certain molecular conditions, undergoes reversal, the positive being then converted into negative, and negative into positive, so it will be shown that the response in metallic wires under certain conditions is found to undergo reversal. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  4. The father undergoes toil and self- denial to provide a home, and then the mother becomes a self- sacrificing laborer to train its inmates. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  5. When active fermentation ceases, the new wine is drawn from the pomace and is put into closed casks or tanks where it undergoes a secondary fermentation, much sediment settling at the bottom of the cask. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  6. The coagulation of the curd is the first change which the milk of any animal undergoes when introduced into the stomach. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  7. The human creature in his passions and ambitions, his sensual or sordid desires, his emotional and moral nature, undergoes less change than might be hoped from age to age. – History of the United Netherlands, 1598 by John Lothrop Motley
  8. She undergoes them with a much greater simplicity. – Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck by Jethro Bithell
  9. A brave nature undergoes it cheerfully, as a part of atonement. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. When it is brought there, every operation it undergoes such as splitting, drying, pounding, is performed by the women. – Pioneers in Canada by Sir Harry Johnston
  11. The must undergoes a long fermentation, and after being drawn off into casks is left undisturbed for a couple of years. – Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines by Henry Vizetelly
  12. We are led to believe by the doctors that once in every seven years our physical being undergoes a change. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  13. It consists in this: An external or internal impression, any occurrence whatever, even a metaphysical idea, undergoes change of a certain kind, which the following examples will make better understood than any amount of commentary. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  14. When Jupiter is observed for some hours, the appearance of the belts undergoes certain changes. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  15. Each chemical compound of the flour undergoes some change during the process. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  16. When the gymnasiast has passed through all the classes, he then undergoes his examination. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  17. A definite type of government corresponds to one of our types of motion, and while retaining its type it undergoes a slow change as the civilisation and character of the people change, and as the relationship of the nation to other nations changes. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  18. How long the ghastly pause that follows lasts he never knows- a century, counting by what he undergoes – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  19. When, for instance, the human mind acquires knowledge, it undergoes qualitative change. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  20. The rest undergoes the familiar process. – Practical Bookbinding by Paul Adam
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