almost

All Adverb
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  • Info In set theory, when dealing with sets of infinite size, the term almost or nearly is used to mean all the elements except for finitely many.
  • The houses were built to almost full scale after previously being three-quarter size.
  • There are no significant surface water systems as they are almost all underground.
  • Almost all of this population left during the war of independence or immediately after its end.
  • The story of the site goes back almost three-quarters of a century. Cited from Fifth Avenue, by Arthur Bartlett Maurice
  • Almost all characters created since have been of this type.
  • This was the beginning of the band playing for years, almost non-stop, around the country.
  • Snow is rare but can occur at almost any time of year.
  • It is almost never used for this purpose today.
  • Almost twenty-five, and nothing to show for it. Cited from Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
  • This code remained in effect for almost three-quarters of a century.
  • By this time she had almost ceased contact with her family.
  • Some letters look almost the same in all four forms, while others show considerable variation.
  • Children were raised almost naked until about the ages of four to five.
  • The team performed well, yet received almost no attention from the Baltimore press.
  • It is currently almost half its original size.
  • The empire covered more than, almost a quarter of the Earth's total land area.
  • The Master was an almost non-stop action show.
  • Paintings appear on almost every surface of the cave except for the floor.
  • Computer security is critical in almost any technology-driven industry which operates on computer systems.
  • By January the train service was almost entirely suspended from the region.
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