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 Meanings and Examples of RESOURCE
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resource
 n.  materials; abilities; available source
Classic Sentence: (76 in 6 pages)
1  He is Napoleon's stay and Danton's resource.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—AT BOMBARDA'S
2  Marius cast a wild glance about him, the last mechanical resource of despair.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
3  He began to wander about the streets, the resource of those who suffer.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER II—MARIUS
4  When he saw that this wretched resource was becoming exhausted, he gave up his garden and allowed it to run to waste.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—M. MABEUF
5  These old sailors, accustomed to correct manoeuvres and having as resource and guide only tactics, that compass of battles, are utterly disconcerted in the presence of that immense foam which is called public wrath.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV—THE EBULLITIONS OF FORMER DAYS
6  A silence of death reigned in the cabin as in the pavilion; but as the cabin was his last resource, he knocked again.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 24 THE PAVILION
7  Her only resource was to get out of the subject as fast as possible, and turn the current of Sir Thomas's ideas into a happier channel.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
8  The flood of tears, however, left him no resource; so he at once gave him a drubbing, which satisfied even Mrs. Sowerberry herself, and rendered Mr. Bumble's subsequent application of the parochial cane, rather unnecessary.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  There must have been several in it, and they must have been men of resource and determination.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
10  We had an example of his readiness of resource that morning when he got away from us so successfully, and also of his audacity in sending back my own name to me through the cabman.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
11  You have worked things in such a fashion that we have only one resource left.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
12  I stood in the position of one without a resource, without a friend, without a coin.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
13  But against this there were objections; and she finally resolved that it could be the last resource, if her private inquiries to the absence of the family were unfavourably answered.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 42
14  The only resource left me was to run to a lattice and warn his intended victim of the fate which awaited him.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
15  I did give him a slight shaking; but it brought on the cough, and he took to his ordinary resource of moaning and weeping, and Catherine rebuked me.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence: (145 in 10 pages)
16  We found that two key resource uses and two basic technologies lay at the root of lunar industry.
17  Drillholes for oil and other resource exploration are major sources of information for geologists.
18  Adjudicates resource disputes between individual services and acts as a clearing house for individual service proposals.
19  Such a pattern of resource allocation is called a Pareto optimum.
20  Because a human only becomes a resource when it is classed as an asset with potential to grow.
21  Given the existence of resource mobility in a single country, the exploitation of comparative advantage is possible.
22  The major resource users, doctors, were not held accountable for spending taxpayers' money.
23  With this resource behind us there must be scope for creating a successful enterprise.
24  The managers generally failed to take advantage of a potentially valuable resource, their immediate superiors.
25  At least three distinct groups want a share of the scarce resource.
26  When a courtship story goes sour or when it dies, a resource is lost.
27  The relationship between grammar and lexis Grammar, then, can be seen as a resource for the adaptation of lexis.
28  As finance is a limited resource in any organization, its application should be carefully controlled.
29  The first move has been in converting to a project-based resource allocation system rather than funding an overall area of activity.
30  The intention is that over extended periods of time equivalent machines receive an equivalent amount of resource.