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the first use of the word `` rustler '' was as a synonym for `` hustler '', becomin' an established term for any person who was active, pushin', and bustlin' in any enterprise.
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first and use
As a first step toward this goal, arrangements were worked out for comparing the scales now in use through circulation of a group of standard platinum resistance thermometers for calibration by each national laboratory.
Although Mr. Brown was not himself its inventor ( it was a French idea ), it is typical that his intuition first conceived the importance of mass producing this basic tool for general use.
Sturdy and strong after more than a century of continuous use, the old covered, wooden bridge that spans the Tygartis Valley River at Philippi will have a distinctive part in the week-long observance of the first land battle of the Civil War at its home site, May 28th to June 3rd.
The same is true of areas which at first look good because of a few existing recreation features but may actually be poor areas to develop for general public use.
But the Russians use gymnastics as the first step in training for all other sports because it provides training in every basic quality except one, endurance.
The purpose set forth at the beginning of this book was first to introduce the reader to a general background knowledge of the various types and capabilities of the forecasting methods already in use, so that he might then be in a position to evaluate for himself the validity of the rather astonishing empirical correlation that is to follow, and to appraise the forecast that its interpretation suggests for the future of farm prices over the years immediately ahead.
For the reason just suggested, I shall assume the use of the first subtype of fully distributed cost apportionment in the following simplified example.
More recently, polyethers -- again in varied compositions, molecular weights, and branching -- have come into use at first for the flexible foams, just lately for the rigids.
He recognized that whatever transformation may be effected in the first stage of an R-stage process, the remaining stages must use an optimal Af-stage policy with respect to the state resulting from the first stage, if there is to be any chance of optimizing the complete process.
I state categorically that we shall under no circumstances resort to the use of such weapons unless they are first used by our enemies ''.
It seemed like a good time for officials to use a recently-passed law empowering the post office department to contract for the transport of first class mail by air.
So far in history man has been too greatly over-occupied with projecting things into his environment rather than first creating the sort of person who can make the highest use of the things he has created.
In the first place, a good many writers who are said to use folklore, do not, unless one counts an occasional superstition or tale.
The first use of the term " anthropology " in English to refer to a natural science of humanity was apparently in 1593, the first of the " logies " to be coined.
The word amphibian became restricted in the taxonomical sense to what we now use around 1600, with the taxon " Amphibia " first published in scientific classification circa 1819.
Tadpoles have cartilaginous skeletons, gills for respiration ( external gills at first, internal gills later ), lateral line systems and large tails which they use for swimming.
Asteroids is also the first game to use Atari's " QuadraScan " vector-refresh system ; a full-color version known as " Color-QuadraScan " was later developed for games such as Space Duel and Tempest.
first and word
Before being daughter, wife, or mother, before being cultured ( a word now bereft both socially and politically of the sheen you children of frontiersmen bestowed on it ), before being sorry for the poor, progressive about public health, and prettily if somewhat imprecisely humanitarian, indeed first and foremost, you were a lady.
There's more reading and instruction to be heard on discs than ever before, although the spoken rather than the sung word is as old as Thomas Alva Edison's first experiment in recorded sound.
She'd found one and she hadn't said a word while Big Hans and I had hunted and hunted as we always did all winter, every winter since the spring that Hans had come and I had looked in the privy and found the first one.
In analyzing the watercolors of Roy Mason, the first thing that comes to mind is their essential decorativeness, yet this word has such a varied connotation that it needs some elaboration here.
The word `` binomial '' means `` of two names '' or `` of two terms '', and both usages apply in our work: the first to the names of the two outcomes of a binomial trial, and the second to the terms P and Af that represent the probabilities of `` success '' and `` failure ''.
The first item in the operand, IOCSIXF, is used to specify the first IOCS index word for programs using tape files.
I have been using the word `` vocational '' as a layman would at first sight think it should be used.
This word was first applied to the imported hot-blooded cattle, but later was more commonly used as reference to a human tenderfoot.
The English word alphabet came into Middle English from the Late Latin word alphabetum, which in turn originated in the Greek ἀλφάβητος ( alphabētos ), from alpha and beta, the first two letters of the Greek alphabet.
The word " alphabet " in English has a source in Greek language in which the first two letters were " A " ( alpha ) and " B " ( beta ), hence " alphabeta ".
It is Rieux who treats the first victim of plague and who first uses the word plague to describe the disease.
His successor President Barack Obama has expressed his desire to recognize the Armenian Genocide during the electoral campaigns, but after being elected, has not used the word genocide in his first annual April 24 speech in 2009.
A contraction of a word is made by omitting certain letters or syllables and bringing together the first and last letters or elements ; an abbreviation may be made by omitting certain portions from the interior or by cutting off a part.
If the original word was capitalised, then the first letter of its abbreviation should retain the capital, for example Lev.
* In Bananagrams, players place tiles from a pool into crossword-style word arrangements in a race to see who can finish the pool of tiles first.
The word " electron " was coined in 1891 by the Irish physicist George Stoney whilst analyzing elementary charges for the first time.
* Giuseppe Barzilai goes back for explanation to the first verse of the prayer attributed to Rabbi Nehunya ben HaKanah, the literal rendering of which is “ O, with thy mighty right hand deliver the unhappy ,” forming from the initial and final letters of the words the word Abrakd ( pronounced Abrakad ), with the meaning “ the host of the winged ones ,” i. e., angels.