Sentence Examples with the word feebly

It has also feebly acidic properties, forming ferrites with strong bases.

When a feebly electrified body (such as a stick of sealing-wax gently rubbed upon the coat sleeve) is brought into its neighbourhood, the jet undergoes a remarkable transformation and appears to become coherent; but under more powerful electrical action the scattering becomes even greater than at first.

Pure lead isa feebly lustrous bluishwhite metal, endowed with a characteristically high degree of softness and plasticity, and almost entirely devoid of elasticity.

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It was thought that the general, whose singular devotion to duty made him a popular hero, had been allowed to assume an impossible task; had been feebly supported; and that the measures for his relief had been unduly postponed and at last only reluctantlyundertaken.

Each zooid has six tentacles; the stomodaeum is elongate, but the sulcus and sulculus are very feebly represented.

The salt is readily soluble in water, and is only feebly alkaline.

He feebly moved his leg and uttered a weak, sickly groan which aroused his own pity.

Yet, unlike potassium or lead, it forms a feebly basic sesquioxide similar to manganic oxide, Mn203.

The emperor Constantius conducted the war feebly and was consistently beaten in the field.

His wrath, once expended, did not return, and blinking feebly he listened to excuses and self-justifications (Ermolov did not come to see him till the next day) and to the insistence of Bennigsen, Konovnitsyn, and Toll that the movement that had miscarried should be executed next day.