• WordNet 3.6
    • adv preponderantly much greater in number or influence "the patients are predominantly indigenous"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • preponderantly In a preponderant manner or degree; so as to preponderate or outweigh.
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In literature:

He was still a personage, respected, salaamed to, despite the preponderance of Mohammedans.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
The new empire seemed indeed of preponderating strength.
"The Cornet of Horse" by G. A. Henty
In your last letter you speak of the preponderance of white among the flowering shrubs as well as the early blossoms of spring.
"The Garden, You, and I" by Mabel Osgood Wright
The press also has a role more preponderant than formerly.
"Direct Legislation by the Citizenship through the Initiative and Referendum" by James W. Sullivan
Old Slowe was, in certain preponderating respects, much to be preferred to the stalworth fireworker, Mr.
"The House by the Church-Yard" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Hitherto we had no example of this preponderance of the destructive forces.
"The Wrack of the Storm" by Maurice Maeterlinck
Theocratic power preponderated, and intellectual movement became paralysed, civilisation stagnated.
"Spanish Life in Town and Country" by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
Matthew Arnold came upon the scene, with his great protest against the preponderance of single elements in life, and his plea for wholeness.
"Among Famous Books" by John Kelman
The preponderance of efficiency of equipment lay with the Germans.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of 12)"
By adding Hoshkanyi as tapop it gave the Turquoise clan an unfair preponderance.
"The Delight Makers" by Adolf Bandelier

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.
2YO 3-O T B Bob 9-5 4-Third Choice 2-1 1-Ethelred 3-1 5-Speedyberg 8-1 2-Preponderate 6-1 6-No Calcetines 12-1 SECOND-1 mile.
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
Pairing, however, does not explain the J0 = 0 preponderance in typical shell-model situations with random interactions.
Order generated by random many-body dynamics
Using these results, we deduce the preponderance of spin–zero ground states in the TBRE.
The Two-Body Random Ensemble in Nuclei