How to use "precursor" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "precursor" in popular movie and book plots

  • Next, Sykes uses the matter of strip clubs as a precursor to describing some of the differences between the ways in which men and women think and communicate.  - Tongue Untied
  • Lin finds the killer, the precursor to the Masque, and tries to kill him, but is stopped by Nagai and Satoko.  - Opus (manga)
  • In old Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR, the precursor toHIELD) files, theHIELD.  - The Things We Bury
  • In 1945, Agents Peggy Carter, Dum Dum Dugan, and Jim Morita of the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR), the precursor toHIELD, attack the last known Hydra base following the Red Skull, and arrest the Hydra agents, including their leader, Reinhardt.  - Shadows (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
  • News soon reaches the United States president, who authorizes the precursor to the Manhattan Project.  - Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb
  • The Office of Strategic Services (OSS, precursor to theIA) initiates missions behind enemy lines to find the source of the weapons terrorizingS.  - Horrors of War (film)
  • Walt votes to keep her alive so no time is lost finding a new precursor supplier.  - Fifty-One
  • But the main obstacle to Walt and Jesse's comeback plan is the need for a new source of methylamine, the precursor to their premium-grade version of meth.  - Madrigal (Breaking Bad)
  • In season three, Liber8 steals a tanker truck full of a key chemical mixture of the precursor to the bio-weapon.  - Continuum (TV series)
  • First Lieutenant Kang Eun-Pyo of the South Korean Army's Counterintelligence Corps (the precursor to South Korea's current Defense Security Command) is sent to investigate the murder and also an apparent mole who had mailed a letter from a Northern soldier to his family in the South.  - The Front Line (2011 film)
  • This scene can also be seen as a precursor to the December 2010 tram crash, as when the house shakes and Zainab asks what that was, Eileen says "Oh it was the tram - I've always said they'll be the death of me.  - East Street (Children in Need)
  • Tron: Evolution serves as a precursor to the movie and sequel to both the graphic novel and the Nintendo Wii and DS versions,.  - Tron: Evolution
  • At the age of fifteen the two boys make a chilling blood pact to remain loyal to one another until the end, a precursor to their later dastardly actions.  - Darkhouse
  • This film was the precursor to a later film The Covered Wagon which The Western, from silents to cinerama describes both films as having "the same poetry" though Griffith's film is "more exciting" because of his use of cross-cutting to accentuate the action in The Last Drop of Water.  - The Last Drop of Water
  • The message was not a precursor to invasion; rather, it was an attempt to reach out to other life forms even as the race died.  - The Listeners (novel)
  • The first wave of sickness, however, is just the precursor of a more deadly plague which will be important in the seventh book, The Enemies of Jupiter.  - The Twelve Tasks of Flavia Gemina
  • As a precursor to the second movie, Misa, an actress, is chased down an alley by a man wielding a knife, intent on killing her.  - Death Note (2006 film)
  • The resulting media frenzy, panic, violence, and bloodshed lead to the creation of the Metasensory Regulation Authority, the precursor of the Psi Corps, largely due to the efforts of Lee Crawford, an Earth Alliance senator.  - Babylon 5: Dark Genesis – The Birth of the Psi Corps
  • The mysterious disappearance of the Ares IV almost had caused humans to abandon further space missions, but ultimately would be the precursor for humankind's future exploration of deep space.  - One Small Step (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • The Bergens try to talk him out of his object, and feed him a not-entirely-untrue story that Ocean-Deep is in fact an experimental precursor to colonizing Jupiter and other planets.  - Waterclap
  • Italian-American Buddy decides to buy a dilapidated two-family house in the Irish section of town, intending to live upstairs with his wife Estelle and run a bar downstairs, where he could live out a smaller version of his dream, singing along to a "Music Minus One" jukebox (a precursor to karaoke).  - Two Family House
  • As they seek out an intuitive chess computer called "the Turk" (named after the 19th-century hoax using that name), which they suspect may be a precursor to Skynet, they forge an alliance with Derek Reese, a resistance fighter who has time travelled from the post-nuclear future, and John's uncle.  - Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
  • Together with hundreds of stranded soldiers from Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, and a handful of British special operations commandos and US special operation paramilitary officers from the OSS (the precursor of modern-day CIA Special Activities Division) who had parachuted in to help, the Cretan resistance afforded the occupying forces of Nazi Germany one of their most costly campaigns of the entire war.  - The 11th Day: Crete 1941
  • The novel explores and centres around the way that people have selective memories as a precursor to ignorance.  - Ignorance (novel)
  • The Captain, living on Unzervalt, builds another precursor ship, with an experimental "warp bubble" drive that allows it to travel between star systems without using hyperspace.  - Star Control 3
  • Ys was a precursor to RPGs that emphasize storytelling.  - Ys I: Ancient Ys Vanished
  • These include a private detective hired to eavesdrop on Anderson's girlfriend who is also the mistress of a wealthy man; the BNDD (a precursor to the DEA), who are checking over a released drug dealer; the FBI, investigating Black activists and the interstate smuggling of antiques; and the IRS, which is after the mob boss who is financing the operation.  - The Anderson Tapes
  • The deaths of the people of Okanagon, however, propel humanity into the state of mental co-ordination (called "coadunation") which is the precursor to a benevolent joining of minds across the galaxy which the member races of the Milieu refer to as Unity.  - Galactic Milieu Series
  • In a precursor to a similar speech in Notes from Underground, the narrator gives a verbose speech about his longing for companionship leading Nastenka to comment, ".  - White Nights (short story)
  • Venom is the precursor to.  - G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom
  • A precursor to his role as Bergerac in the detective series set on Jersey, John Nettles played a police detective ordered to work for the Germans and anguished by the conflict between his duty and collaborating with the enemy.  - Enemy at the Door
  • Within a 24-hour period, Martin Beck investigates the policeman's many enemies in an attempt to identify the killer, for whom the murder was only a precursor to a Charles Whitman-style attack on Stockholm.  - The Abominable Man
  • However, thanks to the unscrupulous acts of the insane manager of a weapons testing facility also in orbit around Europa, owned by an interplanetary corporation named Doors, the race starts to wake up, putting the Earth itself at risk from the resurgence of the extremely powerful and violent precursor race, and Nathan and the Harbor scientists are practically the only ones that can stop them.  - Ocean (comics)
  • Dramatic as it is, this phenomenon is only a minor precursor of a far more massive solar eruption about five years off.  - Sunstorm (novel)
  • He learns that the soap bars contain glycerin - a precursor to nitroglycerin.  - The Legend of Zorro
  • Caswall wants to recreate mesmerism, associated with Franz Mesmer, which was a precursor to hypnotism.  - The Lair of the White Worm
  • He then makes his way to Gnasty's Junkyard World where he fights his way through two precursor portals before confronting the Gnorc himself.  - Spyro the Dragon (video game)
  • the same precursor melt.  - Isochron dating
  • The cell members then set off to procure 17 tons of explosives, especially that of precursor ammonium nitrate, along with trucks and chemicals.  - Singapore embassies attack plot
  • In writing his novel, Martorell perhaps rewrote history to fit what he wanted it to be - which in a way makes it a precursor of the present-day genre of alternate history.  - Tirant lo Blanch
  • On such occasions, Bo and Luke usually have to rescue their adversaries as an inevitable precursor to defeating the bad guys; in other instances, the Dukes join forces with Hogg and Coltrane to tackle bigger threats to Hazzard or one of their respective parties.  - The Dukes of Hazzard

Example sentences for "precursor" in interesting articles

  • It was the precursor to the 14th Amendment to the Constitution.  - Why 1866 Set the Stage for Two World Wars
  • So in 1913, a group of them banded together, forming an organization (which eventually became the American Cancer Society) and alerting women, in a precursor of today’s mammography campaigns, that surviving cancer was within their power.  - Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer
  • In an odd precursor to the kind of received wisdom surrounding the Great Recession, inflation was the oft-cited reason the “server economy sucked”.  - A history of World of Warcraft's gold economy
  • In December, \u003Ca href=\"http:\u002F\\u002Fnews\u002F2016\u002F12\u002Fcould-vice-go-public-next-year\"\u003Ehe said that\u003C\u002Fa\u003E the company had met with a number of big banks about the possibility of an IPO, and the company started filing audited monthly financial statements, often a precursor to going public.\r\n\r\nVice watchers say there is also the chance that Smith could decide to sell the company rather than go public, however.  - Cloudflare Declares War on a Patent Troll with $50,000 Bounty
  • We were just three people.” So the company’s first apps were on Myspace, among them a photo-sharing precursor to Instagram called Addable.  - How Game of War makes more than $1M a day
  • They are the victims of the earliest scientifically dated evidence for human group conflict—a precursor to what we now know as war. The battered skeletons at Nataruk, west of Kenya's Lake Turkana, serve as sobering evidence that such brutal behavior occurred among nomadic peoples, long before more settled human societies arose.  - An Ancient, Brutal Massacre May Be the Earliest Evidence of War
  • During our first year, we had such overwhelming demand from customers for what was essentially a precursor to today’s Amazon Web Services that we invented the notion of “Customer Slots,” which were basically upfront deposits for services that might not be up and running for another six months.  - War Stories: Why I Lit Up Lytro
  • "These results are important because they suggest that sleep deprivation may be a precursor for major depression in adolescents, occurring before other symptoms of major depression and additional mood disorders," said principal investigator Dr Robert E Roberts, professor of behavioral sciences in the School of Public Health at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas.  - Sleep Carefully
  • Intense air battles raged as the German air force, the Luftwaffe, tried to defeat the RAF as precursor to a possible landing.  - What does it take to restore a World War Two Spitfire?

Meaning of "precursor" in English

  • something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
  • a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
  • a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)

Meaning of "precursor" in Hindi

  • आगे दौडने वाला ( Aage daudane vala, aage daudane vaalaa, aage daudane wala)
  • अग्रदूती
  • अग्र गामी ( Agr gami, agr gaamee)
  • अगुआ ( Agu, aguaa)
  • शगुन ( Shagun)
  • पूर्व सूचना ( Purv suchana, poorv soochanaa, purw suchana)
  • पूर्व लक्षण ( Purv lakshan, poorv lakshan, purw lakshan)
  • पूर्ववर्ती ( Purvavarti, poorvavartee, purwawarti)
  • पूर्वगामी ( Purvagami, poorvagaamee, purwagami)

Synonyms of "precursor"

  • forerunner
  • herald
  • harbinger

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