verb (used with object)
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Origin of island
OTHER WORDS FROM islandis·land·ish, is·land·like, adjectiveis·land·less, adjective
Words nearby island
Example sentences from the Web for island
This work focused on the island territory of Turks and Caicos.Analyze This: Hurricanes may help lizards evolve better grips|Carolyn Wilke|August 26, 2020|Science News For Students
When they tested it on a small island off the coast of Spain, the vaccine seemed to spread to more than half of the local rabbit population.Can Vaccines for Wildlife Prevent Human Pandemics?|Rodrigo Pérez Ortega|August 24, 2020|Quanta Magazine
While walking across the island on a recent vacation, I was often interested in locating the point on the shore that was nearest to my current position.
Critical exponents describe the details of this process, such as how the biggest islands grow.The Cartoon Picture of Magnets That Has Transformed Science|Charlie Wood|June 24, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Moreover, Mathur said, the testing, surveillance and tracing strategy is “so robust” in the island nation that every positive test result leads to all of the patient’s contacts being tested as well.Why South Asia’s COVID-19 Numbers Are So Low (For Now)|Puja Changoiwala|June 23, 2020|Quanta Magazine
But Krauss said that from the moment he and the other scientists arrived on the island, they never saw anything untoward.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Let Jourdan Dunn be the first of many—not an island, or badge of self-congratulation.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Guy Molinari, a former Staten Island borough president, pushed back against that view.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?|David Freedlander|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were able to purchase weapons and plot attacks on the island without much interference.
They were called La Red Avispa (The Wasp Network) and claim to have successfully foiled a number of threats against the island.
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
A volcano broke out in the island of St. George, one of the Azores.
The Dutch fleet attacked Burnt island, in Scotland, but were repulsed.
In 1622 a monopoly of the importation of tobacco was granted to the Virginia and Somers Island, companies.
At last the report of several rifles from the island of trees gave us a clue to the mystery.