Examples of underpinning in a Sentence
the underpinnings of the theory have recently been called into question
the underpinnings of the bridge were seriously damaged in the collision
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Martin Franz Huber for Outside: Scientific underpinning of the IAAF's new testosterone rule seems shaky at best.
The trucks, along with four SUV models built on the same mechanical underpinnings, generate the bulk of GM’s bottom line.
It is built on the same underpinnings as the Chevrolet Malibu sedan, with a Cadillac 2.0L Turbo four-cylinder, 237-horsepower engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission.
Although that version takes a conceptual leap halfway to SUVs, with a more rugged tack and a bit more ground clearance, don’t expect anything closer to an SUV built on Mission E underpinnings.
While there’s still research to be done on the biological underpinnings of violent protests against, say, racial injustice versus winning the Super Bowl, the two types of activities clearly have very different purposes and goals, says Chester.
By 1964, educational institutions in the South were forced to confront segregationist underpinnings.
Talk on the post-screening buffet line involved a quite different TV show with political underpinnings, ABC’s Roseanne.
The underpinnings of the show have sci-fi elements, Counterpart is more about personal identity, the sense of self, and relationships between people.
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