Examples of disparate in a Sentence
First during the nineteen-seventies, but with increasing momentum during the eighties, a loose community of physics researchers had begun to postulate that the disparate small particles that we learned about in high-school science class—electrons, for instance—were actually the varied vibrations of tiny open and closed looped strings. —Benjamin Wallace-Wells, New Yorker, 21 July 2008
The American border with Mexico is among the most economically disparate intersections in the world, but the cities on either side of the port looked almost identical—a spread of humble brick and cinder-block homes dotting a blanket of brown hills. —Cecilia Balli, Harper's, October 2006
I made the French lemon cream tart that Greenspan credits to Hermé and got disparate reactions. An American friend loved its creaminess and felt it had a comfortingly familiar texture; a British friend … said he missed the traditional sharp, gel-like custard. —Tamasin Day-Lewis, Saveur, November 2006
Like these imagined cities, identical twins are identical only in their blueprints. By the time they are born, they are already disparate in countless neurological and physiological ways that mostly we cannot see. —Frank J. Sulloway, New York Review, 30 Nov. 2006
The plan, as near as anybody outside Yahoo can make out, is to stitch all those disparate organizations into one huge Frankenstein's monster of a search engine that will strike terror into the hearts of all who behold it. —Lev Grossman, Time, 22 Dec. 2003
disparate notions among adults and adolescents about when middle age begins
Recent Examples of disparate from the Web
Experts say that partial responses could lead to further problems, because the commission could ultimately assemble disparate — and incomplete — information in an effort to draw a national picture.
Person to Person (July 28, also in theaters) Michael Cera leads this ensemble drama from director Dustin Guy Defa, about a group of disparate, all-over-the-place Brooklynites trying to create connections with those around them.
Such a combination of disparate identities and ideas, all working together?
Total spending was equally disparate, with Mountain Brook topping the list again, at $12,162 per student and Autauga County at the bottom again, at $7,536 per student.
The mechanics hardly matter; eventually, these disparate forces, including the Transformers and acolytes of the Arthurian legends, merge to save the world from complete and total destruction.
Just a week ago, Garcetti was proposing a monorail to connect disparate parts of the city.
In an age of big data and artificial intelligence, are businesses that look disparate really similar?
The sisters' disparate style is no secret; the elder Jenner sister is typically the more casual of the two.
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DISPARATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disparate for English Language Learners
: different from each other
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