Actual in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Actual

(chiefly theology) relating to a person's acts or deeds; active, practical [from 14th c.] | Existing in reality, not just potentially; really acted or acting; occurring in fact. [from 14th c.] | (dated, Euro English, now rare in native varieties of English) in action at the time being; now existing; current

Short Example Sentence for Actual

  • 1. The inductances of the figure are the actual loading coils. 🔊
  • 2. The number of actual military pilots was 72. 🔊
  • 3. In the actual combat there appears to have been a divided authority. 🔊
  • 4. We will now consider the actual mechanical construction of the electromagnet. 🔊
  • 5. The actual thrust has been measured and recorded in late 1911 experiments. 🔊
  • 6. No character in this book was drawn from any actual person past or present. 🔊
  • 7. The actual total of machines commenced and completed in 1912 is nearer 1,000. 🔊
  • 8. Baby was asleep; and I think she was touched by the actual sight of him. 🔊
  • 9. Gray had given up asserting his innocence of Harding's actual murder. 🔊
  • 10. Oh, like you, of course, I'm not talking about actual dangers. 🔊

How to use Actual in a Sentence?

  • 1. The student should practice making simplified diagrams from actual wiring diagrams. 🔊
  • 2. The ordinary officer who formed part of the escort did not take part in the actual visit. 🔊
  • 3. Further, the actual breadth of the river gave no idea of the difficulty of crossing it. 🔊
  • 4. All proceeded as usual up to the actual point of transfer, when a strange thing happened. 🔊
  • 5. Rosamond waved her to read it and she had the fun, at any rate, of seeing the actual words. 🔊
  • 6. He comes into the world with a nature fatally corrupt, and powerfully tending to actual evil. 🔊
  • 7. But misfortune has dogged the Allies in fields remote from the actual theaters of war. 🔊
  • 8. The actual circuit arrangements of a bridging party line are better shown in Fig. 🔊
  • 9. They unbent still further at 'Enrietter's name, and were roused to an actual show of interest. 🔊
  • 10. No one knew the actual height of the trees in the Dark Forest because of the clouds. 🔊
  • 11. Northcliffe's actual methods in the performance of the deed may have been debatable. 🔊
  • 12. But this faith only too often leads to an optimism which is sadly and fatally at variance with actual results. 🔊
  • 13. The damping springs are prevented from coming into actual contact with the diaphragm by small insulating pads. 🔊
  • 14. Nothing but actual extremity of life and death ought to justify us in resorting to it even temporarily. 🔊
  • 15. But all exceptions were disregarded in cases of contumacy, or of a person being taken in the actual commission of an offence. 🔊
  • 16. As the room was small, my first impression was of a crowd, though in actual numbers we were not many. 🔊
  • 17. The occasions of visit to the arresters, therefore, usually follow actual heavy discharges through them. 🔊
  • 18. Each home range is shown slightly rounded from the polygonal figures obtained by connecting actual points where the animal was recorded. 🔊
  • 19. The actual effect of the tariff, or rather the actual effect that it might have had, is something impossible to estimate at this time. 🔊
  • 20. Nor are they intended to enable the reader to dispense with learning, by actual practice in the workshop, the handicraft of the various trades. 🔊
  • 21. Yet the table throughout is based on data taken from many samples of actual coil winding by the present process of winding small coils. 🔊
  • 22. There is, therefore, actual reduction in the electromotive force of the cell, as well as an increase in internal resistance. 🔊
  • 23. No actual details of the machine are available, but it follows closely the patent drawings (see references). 🔊
  • 24. The ideal creations of the poet and the philosopher sink into perfect insignificance beside the actual creation of God. 🔊
  • 25. There was no lack of venison, or fish, but these are rather luxuries than actual necessaries, and they were becoming somewhat stale to as. 🔊
  • 26. The shapes of things are nothing, the actual happenings are nothing, except that somehow there falls a light upon them and a wonder. 🔊
  • 27. It is not the actual growth of the mind, but the imaginary growth of the Hegelian system, which is attractive to him. 🔊
  • 28. This, added to the fifteen of actual running time, would still give him a comfortable margin of forty-eight hours. 🔊
  • 29. The most successful of these I intend to set down, and only such will be mentioned as have stood me in good stead in actual night work. 🔊
  • 30. It does not deny the possibility of liberty; for it recognises its actual existence in the Divine Being. 🔊