Ach

Definitions

  • Upon the ground, with aching bones, poor bruin mingled sighs and groans
    Upon the ground, with aching bones, poor bruin mingled sighs and groans
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ach A name given to several species of plants; as, smallage, wild celery, parsley.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Research indicates that babies who suck on pacifiers are more prone to ear aches
    • n ach Same as ache.
    • n ach An East Indian name of several species of plants of the rubiaceous genus Morinda.
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Quotations

  • John Naisbitt
    John Naisbitt
    “One of the best kept secrets in America is that people are aching to make a commitment, if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so.”
  • Allanah Myles
    Allanah Myles
    “My conscience aches but it's going to lose the fight.”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “The weariest and most loathed worldly life, that age, ache, penury and imprisonment can lay on nature is a paradise, to what we fear of death.”
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose%20Ortega%20Y%20Gasset
    “The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent; a sort of love without a beloved, the ache we feel in a member we no longer have.”
  • William Blake
    William%20Blake
    “Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy for friendship's sake.”
  • Herman Melville
    Herman%20Melville
    “The lightning flashes through my skull; mine eyeballs ache and ache; my whole beaten brain seems as beheaded, and rolling on some stunning ground.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. ache, L. apium, parsley

Usage

In literature:

There are waters so lovely they make the heart ache.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
It was full of aches and pains.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
It means sore fingers and lame backs and aching joints.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
Her health was quite seriously interfered with by the ache in her back which was always present since the baby's coming.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
More than all, his heart aches for his youngest child, who is called Feitel, after his father.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
Decayed teeth should be extracted, particularly such as either ache, or are useless.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
My fingers ache so, and I'm slipping.
"Reels and Spindles" by Evelyn Raymond
Her head ached; her bones ached from lying on the hard floor; she was feverish and very miserable.
"Nine Little Goslings" by Susan Coolidge
Just then it hurt me so deeply that to remember it to-day is to feel a faint ache in the scar of the long healed wound.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
The long arm of coincidence stretched to aching tenuity by the dramatist and the novelist!
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
It makes me ache here.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
But his arms ached so, that he had to pause a moment to rest.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
Her face was scratched from the man's fingers, her head aching from the strenuous pulling of her hair.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
He was very eager to see her again, and as the day wore on this desire grew to be an ache at his heart most disturbing.
"The Light of the Star" by Hamlin Garland
When the company was incorporated as Canby, Ach & Canby in 1904, he was elected president.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Now he ached to strike down Ahmad and the other Muslim soldier and flee.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
Now he was dangling from the limb, holding on with two aching hands.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
Also her head ached, and she was in low spirits.
"A Bunch of Cherries" by L. T. Meade
My head aches, and there's no place for an aching head like bed.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
The heart ached in her bosom.
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
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In poetry:

Drifting, trembling,
aching voice –
alone in the universe
echoless.
"Untitled" by Eberhard Arnold
Forest and desert
Aching and vast,
Rivers unforded,
Ranges unpassed —
"Islands" by Cicely Fox Smith
Oh, what to do
I know my heart ache's showin'
Still not knowin'
What to do
"What To Do" by Buddy Holly
While its jealous companions
Conceiv'd it blest,
And envied the pang
Of an aching breast.
"The Dew-Drop: A Metrical Fantasy" by Samuel Lover
All the sky is scarlet
Flaming on the azure.
O, there's fire in Heaven
My heart aches with pleasure.
"Winter Sunset" by Katharine Tynan
So fair, that all the morning aches
With such monotony!
So brief, that sadness breaks
The brittle spell.
"Fair And Brief" by John Freeman

In news:

Even with aching toe, Garcon makes Redskins better.
I'm aching for those who've had to endure cold nights without heat.
A week to park themselves on the couch and prop up their bum ankles, aching feet and sore hamstrings -- of which there are plenty.
Behind ginger 's ache-easing effects are a host of compounds that function like pain-relieving nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs such as ibuprofen) in the body.
Looking to spruce up, bling out and pamper your rough, neglected hands, your tired, overworked feet and your aching back all in one place.
A drug user's claim that he cultivated cannabis at home for the relief of back and neck ache did not wash with a judge.
Some became unusually fatigued, and others said their joints ached.
It's the usual suspect behind the neck aches, lower-back pain and clenched jaws of millions of American workers who are logging longer hours on the job.
(UPDATED) Ventra, formerly Ford/ACH, on Ohio 101 has been evacuated.
Nancy Poe has been living with her aches and pains for 15 years now.
And pantyhose keeps aches, ticks away for a male reader.
E ach spring, as the snows vanish from the high country and warmth returns to Southwest Colorado, color begins to flit across the sky in the form of hummingbirds making their pilgrimage back to local nesting grounds.
The second act of Puccini's opera Madama Butterfly opens with the aching aria "Un Bel Di," one of the most famous in the Italian repertoire.
ACH's high-intensity inpatient therapy helps patients get back on their feet faster.
Your hands are not supposed to ache and your back is not supposed to spasm.
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In science:

Si traccia la bisettrice CH . d) I triangoli ACH e CH B hanno due lati e due angoli uguali, quindi sono uguali.
WebTeach in practice: the entrance test to the Engineering faculty in Florence
The fitted normalization factor of the background in e ach direction was found to agree within errors with the values determined from the GALPROP code, as will be discussed later.
EGRET Excess of Diffuse Galactic Gamma Rays as Tracer of Dark Matter
Strassler in his talk argued that minimalistic appro ach to physics beyond Standard Model is not necessarily what happens in nature and we should prepare for big surprises at the LHC.
Theory Summary: International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics 2008
Scherk, Bemerkungen ¨uber die kleinste fl¨ache innerhalb gegebener grenzen, J. r. angew.
Doubling and Desingularization Constructions for Minimal Surfaces
Bernstein, ¨Uber die isoperimetriche Eigenschaft des Kreises auf der Kugeloberflache und in der Ebene, Math.
Quantitative stability in the isodiametric inequality via the isoperimetric inequality
Objective is to quickly identify power sensitive scan cells and their preferred frozen values during scan shifting. By freezing a small percentage of scan cells that are the most power sensitive, reduction in scan shift power can be ach ieved ,while minimizing the additional area overhead.
Power Management during Scan Based Sequential Circuit Testing
For e ach cluster, four different sets of annuli were generated.
Surface Brightness Profiles and Structural Parameters for Globular Clusters in the Fornax and Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies
For this case, the longitudinal polarization fraction and charge asymmetry Ach are also measured.
Review of New Rare Hadronic B-decay Results
This would indicate the possibility for measuring a large value of Ach once these decays are observed.
Review of New Rare Hadronic B-decay Results
The first two are in good agreement with the published Belle measurement (Belle has not yet measured Ach ).
Review of New Rare Hadronic B-decay Results
Sherman, Group representations and algebraic K -theory, In Algebraic K -theory, Part I (Oberwolf ach,1980), Springer Lect.
Gersten's conjecture
At very low values of the threshold (δ/σ < ∼ − 4) the excursion set includes almost all points and, due to the symmetry between high and low-density regions, the number of minima (pancakes) compensates the number of maxima ( filaments) so that the Euler characteristic appro aches zero.
Recovering the topology of the IGM at z~2
However, it has been reported in [Griffiths and Steyvers 2004] that to reach the same performa nce, Gibbs sampling requires fewer floating point operations than the other popular appro aches: Variational Bayes and Expectation Propagation [Minka 2001].
Modeling Social Annotation: a Bayesian Approach
Let the rate region achievable on this multiple access channel be denoted by RMAC ach (P ).
Capacity of Multiple Unicast in Wireless Networks: A Polymatroidal Approach
This will also ensure that the rate region of the achievable scheme RBC ach (P ) is polymatroidal.
Capacity of Multiple Unicast in Wireless Networks: A Polymatroidal Approach
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