n. Informal
An example: "Here's a for-instance that happened to me in Jackson" (Jean Anderson).
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Volunteerism is arguably the classic for-instance of the insight that while the Catholic church may have a priest shortage, it doesn't have any vocation shortage.
As a for-instance, Polkinghorne points to the homey phenomenon of a tea kettle boiling merrily on the stove.
Here's a for-instance to start the ball rolling: I have, for the past 30 years, collected cats' whiskers.
And he joins a clubhouse where change has brought more change and promises to bring more change before the Dodgers become pennant contenders again - as a for-instance, Garciaparra would be the Dodgers' fifth regular first baseman in five seasons.
For-instance, if your car requires a PSI (pounds of air per square inch) of 32, you would order 32 psi Tire Signals for your car.
One illustrative for-instance, soon to return to the Mass: responding "and also with your spirit" rather than "and also with you" when the priest says, "The Lord be with you.