• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Preponderatingly In a preponderating manner; preponderantly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • preponderatingly Preponderantly.
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In literature:

A general preponderance in the community at large of pleasure over pain!
"The Meaning of Good--A Dialogue" by G. Lowes Dickinson
In the market and the squares we notice a great preponderance of the male sex over the female.
"A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy" by Ida Pfeiffer
Private affairs began to preponderate over public; the very physiognomy of the race shewed an individual stamp.
"The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times" by Alfred Biese
In this type, right and left have the preponderance over the other diameters of the body.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862" by Various
The majority in Parliament was opposed to Yuan, but he had the preponderance in military strength.
"The Problem of China" by Bertrand Russell
In "Apollo and the Fates" the fanciful, or rather fantastic element preponderates.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)" by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
At first, in the earlier years of childhood, there is no preponderance in the female sex.
"The Nervous Child" by Hector Charles Cameron
To the preponderance of this Southern element in national legislation New England traced her misfortunes.
"William Lloyd Garrison" by Archibald H. Grimke
Then he can come to but one conclusion, that the "preponderance" is on your side.
"Certain Success" by Norval A. Hawkins
He is styled King of Ireland, although the power of his southern rival preponderated during the greater part of his reign.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack

In news:

Los Angeles was once known for our preponderance of programmatic buildings.
While I was driving past some of the thousands of construction sites around our valley, I couldn't help but notice a preponderance of two plants.
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A criminal defendant who seeks to have counsel appointed at public expense bears the burden of proving indigency by a preponderance of the evidence, the Supreme Judicial Court has ruled.
"Almost everything, especially of government policy, is an inseparable compound of the two, so that our best judgment of the preponderance between them is continually demanded".
Urinary bladder pheochromocytoma has no sex predilection, but there is a slight female preponderance.1,2 Childhood pheochromocytomas are more commonly multicentric and extra adrenal and only 2% of these pheochromocytomas are malignant.2.
As I was driving down a busy street in St Paul last week, I noticed among the preponderance of political yard signs that one stood out.
Are you intimidated by the preponderance of video geek terminology.
Though one will note a preponderance of animal renderings in the Los Muros Hablan renderings, it wasn't all frogs and frog -killers in the Santurce streets.
The vast preponderance of news reporting about Hollywood concerns the weekly box-office race.
We have described a case of erosive osteoarthritis in 3 generations of women that supports a strong genetic component and female preponderance of the disease.
As I was driving down a busy street in St Paul, Minn. Last week, I noticed among the preponderance of political yard signs that one stood out.
The suggestion by defense council that this was consensual is preponderous .
The overwhelming preponderous of the evidence indicates that's mistaken.
Metzler says the preponderance of low-end wines has harmed sherry 's image, obscuring the visibility of quality products on the market.

In science:

The preponderance of S = 0 many-body ground states, which has been observed previously in shell model calculations, is seen to be an extremely strong effect in this simple random interaction model.
Spin Structure of Many-Body Systems with Two-Body Random Interactions
While it has been argued for some TBRE’s that the dimensionality or the width of the lowest eigenvalue distribution is responsible for the preponderance of 0+ ground states, we will see that this is not the origin here.
Two-Body Random Ensembles: From Nuclear Spectra to Random Polynomials
We have examined a bosonic TBRE which shares the salient features of more complex TBREs, such as a Wigner limit for small N , Gaussian level densities for certain states, preponderance of 0+ ground states, and so forth.
Two-Body Random Ensembles: From Nuclear Spectra to Random Polynomials
Although there are several possible origins for the blue light (e.g., star formation, scattered light from an active nucleus, nebular continuum, a metal poor stellar population), the preponderance of evidence points to populations of young stars in most instances.
A Moderate Cluster Cooling Flow Model
Pairing, however, does not explain the J0 = 0 preponderance in typical shell-model situations with random interactions.
Order generated by random many-body dynamics