Definition of 'by means of'
Example sentences containing 'by means of'
There was, instead, a screw attached to a long driving shaft, turned by means of vertically mounted push-pull levers between the seats.THE LONELY SEA (1996)
The mathematical calculations involved were facilitated by means of a mechanical device Traveller called an arithmometer.ANTI-ICE (1996)
The metaphysical poets did it by means of astonishing conceits: comparing lovers to a pair of compasses, for instance.AT THE STROKE OF TWELVE (1996)
Definition of by means of from the Collins English Dictionary
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