11 sentences with 'camel'
Example sentences and phrases with the word camel and other words derived from it.
• « The Arabs were well known in the Roman and Byzantine world as merchants for their camel caravans that linked Europe with part of the Spice Route, carrying goods from India and China. »
• « What did Christ mean when he said, "Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God" (Matthew 19:24)? »
• « The main reason why the camel in the desert uses substantially less water than man (camel: 0.28 I. per hour; man: 1 I. per hour) is its ability to store heat. »
• « In a well-known experiment, it was found that a camel with a thick coat increases its water consumption by 50 percent. »
• « On the other hand, while a man is close to death if he loses more than ten percent of his weight in water, the camel can lose twice that amount without any physical consequences. As can be seen, when it comes to subsisting in the desert, man is more "hunchbacked" than the camel. »
• « At night, when the temperature in the desert drops considerably, the heat stored in the camel is lost without the need to perspire. »
• « The camel also has an amazing "turbine" system in its nose, which allows air to be removed almost as dry as it was inhaled (unlike other mammals, where the exhaled air contains high humidity). »
• « For a desert dweller, a good camel must meet three requirements: have a soft back, not require the use of a whip, and not scream when it rises and crouches. These qualities - which have become a tradition in these exotic places - show the camel helping man in an almost exclusive function: that of pack animal and transport. »
• « This animal, the camel, is the true desert dweller. It is only at home in the hottest and driest places, so much so that in cultivated and humid regions it loses its characteristic features. »
• « When it comes to food, the camel feeds exclusively on vegetables, and makes little pretence: it can spend weeks at a time eating the driest and toughest desert grass; »