DENOMINATOR in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DENOMINATOR
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  the divisor of a fraction; the number below the line in a fraction
Classic Sentence:
1  I have said that the company were all gone; but I ought to have excepted Uriah, whom I don't include in that denomination, and who had never ceased to hover near us.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
2  He was for any description of policy, in the compass of a week; and nailed all sorts of colours to every denomination of mast.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
3  It is not there that respectable people of any denomination can do most good; and it certainly is not there that the influence of the clergy can be most felt.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  The Methodists still form the second greatest denomination, with nearly a million members.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
5  In a police-office, consequently, we find copying-clerks among many other scribes of various denominations, of which, it seems, our hero was one.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
6  He showed me also, in one of his books, the figures of the sun, moon, and stars, the zodiac, the tropics, and polar circles, together with the denominations of many plains and solids.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER II.
7  He hopes to see all the evangelical denominations joined in one strong body, opposing Catholicism and Christian Science, and properly guiding all movements that make for morality and prohibition.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  Several churches of different denominations are open, and divine service is performed in them unhindered.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER IX
9  The faith of these two leading denominations was more suited to the slave church from the prominence they gave to religious feeling and fervor.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
10  Finally he urged unity, and deprecated especially religious and denominational bickering.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
11  From having the baleen in his mouth, the Fin-Back is sometimes included with the right whale, among a theoretic species denominated WHALEBONE WHALES, that is, whales with baleen.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
12  From its snowy aspect, the gauntleted ghost of the Southern Seas has been denominated the White Squall.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
13  Though universally denominated a dolphin, I nevertheless call this book-binder's fish an attempt at a whale; because it was so intended when the device was first introduced.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
14  For two months the fugitives remained absent; in those two months, Mrs. Linton encountered and conquered the worst shock of what was denominated a brain fever.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
15  In this age there exist people who do not distinguish between the very great Saint Bernard and the Saint Bernard denominated of the poor Catholics, a certain good ecclesiastic who lived in the thirteenth century.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  Although the plan received unanimous approval, this does not mean that it represents the lowest common denominator.
2  Every denomination is experiencing tension, and Southern Baptists are no exception.
3  The Protestant denominations include the Methodists, the Presbyterians and the Baptists.
4  The service was attended by Christians of all denominations.