Adulter

Definitions

  • the Adult King Advancing, Followed by his Double
    the Adult King Advancing, Followed by his Double
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Adulter To commit adultery; to pollute.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

A pair of adult elephants A pair of adult elephants
An adult elephant with long tusks An adult elephant with long tusks
Larva, pupa, and adult of a Leaf Beetle Larva, pupa, and adult of a Leaf Beetle
The Ant Lion and adult The Ant Lion and adult
Young and adult bed-bug Young and adult bed-bug

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In one day, adult lungs move about 10,000 litres of air
    • n adulter An adulterer.
    • adulter To commit adultery. B. Jonson, Epigrams.
    • adulter To pollute; adulterate: as, “adultering spots,” Marston, Scourge of Villainy, ii.
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Quotations

  • Dr. Seuss
    Dr. Seuss
    “Adults are obsolete children.”
  • Alice Walker
    Alice%20Walker
    “It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults one's children will become than for the children one's mature critics often are.”
  • Denis Diderot
    Denis%20Diderot
    “The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.”
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean%20Baudrillard
    “There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.”
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas%20Szasz
    “Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.”
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy%20Noonan
    “Now he is a statesman, when what he really wants is to be what most reporters are, adult delinquents.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. adulterare,

Usage

In literature:

In the adult school, about 40 adults.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
In Burma the species is represented by the tsaine, or h'saine, in which the colour of the adult bulls is rufous fawn.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
This done, the adult organism is completed.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
It more frequently occurs in young adults.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
Inflammation of the mouth is essentially a children's disease, only the ulcerated form being common in adults.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
Give a cup of strong coffee and fifteen drops of tincture of belladonna to adult.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
Children are subject to many diseases that adults seldom have.
"Insects and Diseases" by Rennie W. Doane
He had spent most of his adult life in casinos like this on other worlds.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
I believe in adult suffrage, male and female.
"British Socialism" by J. Ellis Barker
The alienist especially has demonstrated the significant influence of childhood upon adult motives and conduct.
"Rural Problems of Today" by Ernest R. Groves
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In poetry:

III Lullaby.
Adult and child
sink to their rest.
At sea the big ship sinks and dies,
lead in its breast.
"Songs for a Colored Singer" by Elizabeth Bishop
His eye on Bathsheba once fixed,
With poison filled his soul;
He ventured on adult'ry next,
And murder crowned the whole.
"David's Fall" by John Newton
A socialist health take should of the adult,
He is stripped of his class in the bathing-suit,
He returns to the children digging at summer,
A melon-like fruit.
"Far Rockaway" by Delmore Schwartz
Although no other sin can break the band
Of those, that are by matrimony join'd;
Yet foul adult'ry lets no marriage stand,
But by pollution does its ties unbind.
"Advice And Warning To The Adulterer" by Rees Prichard
How odious all Adult'ry is, observe!
How hateful sin is in the sight of God!
Since nothing less, to punish it, wou'd serve
Than that wide deluge, which the world o'erflow'd.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard
Fair Maiden with the sea—blue eyes,
With whom, beneath these sea—blue skies,
Shelley had loved to live,
Forgive me if his dream, unborn
Then, but now adult, moves my scorn:
Would He too not forgive?
"At Shelley’s House At Lerici" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Evening fitness classes for adults are now held five nights a week, and three morning classes greet early risers.
Adults and coyotes can howl all night if they want to.
Children's Self-Control Is Associated with their Body Mass Index as Adults.
To determine your own BMI, try this adult calculator.
Nationally, about 33 percent of the adult population is obese.
Global Campus Even with the demands of your real life, you can earn a real degree from a real university - 100% online courses for working adults with the backing of the world-class CSU System.
Bonnie Raitt's Amazing, Omnivorous, Adult-Contemporary Career.
On Sun­day, August 5, approx­i­mately 80 vol­un­teers rang­ing from stu­dent age though older adults joined forces at Big Wal­nut Friends Who Share's Annual Brett's Book Bag Stuff­ing at Con­dit Pres­by­ter­ian Church.
Each year in August a host of folks rang­ing from stu­dent age though older adults join forces at Big Wal­nut Friends Who Share's Annual Brett's Book Bag Stuff­ing at Con­dit Pres­by­ter­ian Church.
The booklet features input from adults and teens.
The Adult Swim cartoon turns its satirical sights on Perry, ridiculing his brand of comedy, even down to a Madea-like character.
A character resembling Tyler Perry's Madea persona is lampooned… (Adult Swim ).
A new report from the UK finds that when it comes to treating alcohol-related ailments, middle-aged patients cost England's National Health Service significantly more than younger adults.
More Info for Adult Children of Borderline Mothers.
Pizzas will stay on the menu, since those are a huge hit with adults and children.
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In science:

Biological ageing of adults is best measured through the mortality q(a) = [S (a) − S (a + 1)]/S (a) where S (a) is the number of survivors to the age a in suitable time units (like years for humans or days for flies and worms).
Evolutionary ecology in-silico: Does mathematical modelling help in understanding the "generic" trends?
The Gompertz law states that the mortality function for adults increases exponentially with age; this is also valid for many animals, but does not hold for the youngest and perhaps the oldest ages .
Evolutionary ecology in-silico: Does mathematical modelling help in understanding the "generic" trends?
The total sample used for the familial aggregation analyses included 222 probands who had 1194 adult first-degree relatives and spouses.
Generalized score test of homogeneity for mixed effects models
Abstract: Simulations of physicists for the competition between adult languages since 2003 are reviewed.
Birth, survival and death of languages by Monte Carlo simulation
The population can be fixed, meaning that at every iteration all adults are replaced by their children.
Birth, survival and death of languages by Monte Carlo simulation
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