Ali Baba

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Ali Baba the fictional woodcutter who discovered that `open sesame' opened a cave in the Arabian Nights' Entertainment
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Usage

In literature:

First Yussuf, then the professor, Mr Burne and Lawrence on Ali Baba, of course counting from the rear.
"Yussuf the Guide" by George Manville Fenn
And that will be the political end of Mr. Ali Baba and his dream.
"Theft" by Jack London
And there's Ali Baba with the forty thieves, all the portrait class men in a bunch.
"Miss Pat at School" by Pemberton Ginther
Now we perched about him listening with rapt eyes to the tale of Ali Baba.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
Ali Baba counted forty of them, and he could not doubt but they were thieves, by their ill-looking countenances.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Then Golden Beard and Ali Baba, between them, lifted the young man and seated him on the iron bed and tied him fast to it.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
The story of his behaviour at a performance of Cherubini's Ali Baba will serve as an illustration of his bad taste.
"Operas Every Child Should Know" by Mary Schell Hoke Bacon
It was in such jars that Ali Baba's Forty Thieves concealed themselves.
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
Cherubini's overture to "Ali Baba" played in Boston.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
Monsieur S. came home to-day laden down with bags of gold like Ali Baba.
"Liége on the Line of March" by Glenna Lindsley Bigelow
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In poetry:

What things? Oh, the things that I make up, you know,
Out of stories I've read--and they all pass below.
Ali Baba, the Forty Thieves, all in a row,
Go by, as I look from my window.
"What Miss Edith Saw From Her Window" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

The most upscale Lebanese restaurant in the Valley, Henderson's Ali Baba , may also be its best.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.
This retelling of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves is one of the four titles in the Graphic Revolve: Arabian Nights series put out by Stone Arch (an imprint of Capstone), aimed at young readers, reluctant readers, and ESL students.
Gone are the days of huddling inside the tight quarters of Ali Baba 's teensy Lower Greenville location waiting for a table to open up so you can chow down on falafel, kebabs and hummus.
I really wanted to try Ali Baba 's baklava ($2.50) but they were out, sadly.
A Thousand and One Nights with Ali Baba.
The most upscale Lebanese restaurant in the Valley, Henderson's Ali Baba, may also be its best.
Ali Baba's to close today.
In this Aug 11, 2005, file photo, a man walks past a screen displaying the Yahoo and Ali Baba .com logos before a joint news conference by the companies at the China World hotel in Beijing.
Ali Baba 's to close today.
Ali Baba ' rip puts Stemm in spotlight.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.
Ali Baba 's Café supports Simi Valley Education Foundation.
Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival, Frank's Golden Wine Event, a feast at Ali Baba , more Cajun at Blue Parrot.
Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill.
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In science:

At present only the electronics for this system are set up in BBN’s Cambridge laboratory, and the two nodes (Ali and Baba) are connected by direct coaxial cabling instead of the true freespace quantum and public channels used between the corresponding nodes at NIST.
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
As shown in Figure 13, in addition to these fiber-based systems, the DARPA Quantum Network also contains Ali and Baba, the electronics subsystems for a high-speed freespace QKD system designed and built by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
Ali and Baba run the BBN QKD protocols, and are linked into the overall network by BBN’s QKD key relay protocols between Ali and Alice.
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
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