[ɪg'zɑːmp(ə)l;eg-] or [ɪg'zæmpl]
(noun.) an item of information that is typical of a class or group; 'this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome'; 'there is an example on page 10'.
(noun.) punishment intended as a warning to others; 'they decided to make an example of him'.
(n.) One or a portion taken to show the character or quality of the whole; a sample; a specimen.
(n.) That which is to be followed or imitated as a model; a pattern or copy.
(n.) That which resembles or corresponds with something else; a precedent; a model.
(n.) That which is to be avoided; one selected for punishment and to serve as a warning; a warning.
(n.) An instance serving for illustration of a rule or precept, especially a problem to be solved, or a case to be determined, as an exercise in the application of the rules of any study or branch of science; as, in trigonometry and grammar, the principles and rules are illustrated by examples.
(v. t.) To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance.
n. . Pattern, copy, model, archetype, prototype.. Precedent.. Instance, illustration, exemplification, case in point.
SYN:Sample, specimen, pattern, model, copy, illustration, in, stance, issue,development
ANT:Stock_material, substantial, law, rule, character, principle, system, quality,case
n. that which is taken as a specimen of the rest or as an illustration of the rule &c.: the person or thing to be imitated or avoided: a pattern: a warning: a former instance.—v.t. to exemplify: to instance.—n. Exam′plar a pattern model.—adj. Exam′plary serving for an example.
- For example, I said, can the same thing be at rest and in motion at the same time in the same part? 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Mr Sampson murmured that this was the sort of thing you might expect from one who had ever in her own family been an example and never an outrage. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- As for society, he was carried every other day into the hall where the boys dined, and there sociably flogged as a public warning and example. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 雾都孤儿.
- The capital of a merchant, for example, is altogether a circulating capital. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- For example, if the sun's rays fall upon silver chloride, a chemical action immediately begins, and as a result we have two separate substances, chlorine and silver. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- A wife, for example, had no control over her own property; she was in her husband's hands. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- We have elaborate governmental mechanisms--like the tariff, for example, which we go on making more scientific year in, year out--having long since lost sight of their human purpose. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- For example, the pictograph for mouth combined with pictograph for vapour expressed words. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- To-day, for example? 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- He has an example to set. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- But what is the example of Turks to Scripture Christians! 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- Could you determine, for example, solely from fingerprints whether the subject was Negro or Caucasian? 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- Now, for example, Mr. Traddles,' said Mrs. Micawber, assuming a profound air, 'a judge, or even say a Chancellor. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- Let Cassilis and his brother be the first to be the example unto others. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- Machines with fine metal card teeth are now largely used for this purpose, and of which the planetary napping machine of Ott, patent No. 344,981, July 6, 1886, is an example. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- What are known as the soda-pulp and the sulphite processes are examples of this. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- The coach-tax and plate tax are examples of the former method of imposing; the greater part of the other duties of excise and customs, of the latter. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- However, from the many examples of his scientific acumen I select one more.) 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- They are not examples to be followed by us; for the use of language ought in every generation to become clearer and clearer. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Fred thought it might be well to suggest these masculine examples to Mrs. Garth. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Happy people, who enjoy so many living examples of ancient virtue, and have masters ready to instruct them in the wisdom of all former ages! 乔纳森·斯威夫特. 格列佛游记.
- We have given the pilgrims a good many examples that might benefit them, but it is virtue thrown away. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Where the masters, however, really perform their duty, there are no examples, I believe, that the greater part of the students ever neglect theirs. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- The patents to Breul, No. 359,054, March 8, 1887, and No. 467,331, January 19, 1892, are good examples. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- The foregoing examples of ice machines give no idea of the great activity in this field of refrigeration in the Nineteenth Century. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Examples of the later of these three kinds of musical instruments may be found in the United States patents of Zimmermann in 1882, Tanaka, 1890, and Gally, 1879. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- Examples of Roman frescoes are found in Pompeii and other places. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- These examples from history and common experience are rich and curious; but we may find parallel ones in the arts, which are no less remarkable. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- Recent examples of such construction are the Woolworth and Equitable buildings in New York City; in this last instance a thousand horse-power was used in digging the foundations alone. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- Many striking examples of the power of explosives have been accidentally furnished of late, in the course of making munitions for the European war. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.