How to use precursor in a sentence
The foam, designed to be injected into the navel, is composed of two liquid precursors.New 'Suspended Animation' Procedure Saves Lives by Replacing Blood with a Cold Electrolyte Solution|Elizabeth Lopatto|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It might actually be that there are no precursors; that nothing like this has happened before.
Feelings of shame and unworthiness are universal precursors to one of two things: an act of destruction and an act of heroism.Marc Webb Takes Us Inside ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ and Discusses His Rise to the A-List|Marlow Stern|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Events like these are always precursors: they show imminent patterns.Flight 370 Is Just the Start: Why Asia Isn't Getting Air Safety Right|Clive Irving|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While a lot more information is needed before investigators can be sure of the cause, there are precursors that suggest a pattern.
The storm, of which these events were the precursors, at length burst with fury on the Christians in the year 303.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
His precursors had looked upon the Haskala as the most precious treasure, to be preferred to all else in life.
Similarly, totem animals are even more truly the precursors of the later herd, and of agricultural animals.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
One after another, and by tens and twenties, they fell side by side, companions in death of their brave precursors.Great Events in the History of North and South America|Charles A. Goodrich
There were in the observatory stone quadrants, the precursors of our mural quadrants.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper