In general, it is doubtful if the majority of an American class in geometry get much out of the incommensurable case.
His ideal is the extraordinary, the gigantic, the overwhelming, the incommensurable.
And he comes, not merely in time, pretty close to Defoe, incommensurable as is the genius of the two.
Lastly, the Pythagoreans discovered the existence of incommensurable lines, or of irrationals.
They may be so unlike and incommensurable, and so inert towards one another, as never to jostle or interfere.
In the case of the labourer no such process of deduction is possible; for advantage and expenditure are incommensurable.
The power of the unknown is incommensurable; and so it is, there is that in a vague threat that terrifies the stoutest heart.
His personality was made up of many an incommensurable factor that baffled explanation.
Life introduces something indeterminate and incommensurable.
But slavery and education of the people are incommensurable quantities.