• The Ghostly Ally of Disaster
    The Ghostly Ally of Disaster
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj allied joined by treaty or agreement
    • adj allied related by common characteristics or ancestry "allied species","allied studies"
    • adj allied united in a confederacy or league
    • adj Allied of or relating to or denoting the Allies in World War I "an allied offensive","the Allied powers"
    • adj Allied of or relating to or denoting the Allies in World War II "an Allied victory","the Allied armies"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During World War II, the very first bomb dropped on Berlin by the Allies killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo
    • a Allied United; joined; leagued; akin; related. See Ally.
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  • Leonard Cohen
    “A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.”
  • Alan Dickey
    Alan Dickey
    “If the copying machines that came along later had been here during the war, I'm not sure the allies would have won. We'd all have drowned in paper.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “There is a courtesy of the heart; it is allied to love. From its springs the purest courtesy in the outward behavior.”
  • Sydney Hook
    Sydney Hook
    “Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    “There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    “Some faults are so closely allied to qualities that it is difficult to weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.”


In literature:

Nine-tenths of the people would resent any attempt to interfere with England or her Allies.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
There were widespread dissension and mutual suspicion among the allies.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
If the allied forces are successful the tomahawk and the scalping knife will spare none.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The wealth acquired through her naval supremacy enabled her to uphold the cause of her allies on the continent.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
But the slowness of the allies again baffled William's hopes.
"History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
THE BOY ALLIES ON THE NORTH SEA PATROL; or, Striking the First Blow at the German Fleet.
"The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers" by Claude A. Labelle
Fortunately for Greece, thus deserted in her need, a strong ally now came to the rescue.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
English soldiers and Scots who had become their allies were looking for him everywhere.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
We have promised to help and support our Austrian allies, if any other nation should try to hamper them in this task.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
Dinky-Dunk rather surprised me to-day by asking why I was so stand-offish with his Cousin Allie.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
The longer we stay here, the more we are impressed with the fact that in China there is no sympathy for the Allies.
"Peking Dust" by Ellen N. La Motte
He cannot use the cables, which are in the possession of the Allies.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
The question of including allies in the treaty was less complicated.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Thus it came that the summer was spent in arranging for another conference of the allied monarchs.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
His former ally insisted that he should occasionally attend the conferences, but his presence was distasteful to Napoleon.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
Where were the Allies?
"The Sequel" by George A. Taylor
Her opportunity came after the defeats of the Allies at Luetzen and Bautzen and the conclusion of an armistice at Pleswitz.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
All that justified their independence condemned the Government of their French allies.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Quantities of material destined for use in the war were shipped to the Allies.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
The strong German forces engaged were unable to resist the onslaught of the Allied troops.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various

In poetry:

Build a shield-bulwark
For him bow-bending!
Death has no allies
Like Einar's arrows!
"Bergliot" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
Roumanians, and others,
Who now are standing pat
Will call the allies brothers
When lager beer goes flat.
"German Securities Fall" by Abner Cosens
The witchery of freakish fault,
Caprice and waywardness,
Allies you to our human earth,
Endearing weaknesses.
"Immortal Eve - III" by Manmohan Ghose
So Pity shall take Virtue's part,
Her natural ally,
And fashioning my softened heart,
Prepare it for the sky."
"Addressed To Miss Macartney, Afterwards Mrs. Greville, On Reading The Prayer For Indifference" by William Cowper
So foes pursue, and cold allies
Mistrust me, every one:
Let me be false in others' eyes,
If faithful in my own.
"Honour's Martyr" by Emily Jane Bronte
Alli, donde el murmullo de la vida
Temblando a morir va,
Como la ola que a la playa viene
Silenciosa a expirar;
"Rimas XXXVII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

In news:

Members of the Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston fired a salute today as part of an Evacuation Day ceremony atop Dorchester Heights.
And Allies Respond as New Details Emerge That Civilians Were Massacred.
Senior members of a mujahedeen party allied with Afghanistan's former Taliban rulers and opposed to the presence of American forces denounced violence at a news briefing here on Sunday and said they wanted to join the political process.
Saudi Arabia's King Fahd , a key US ally in the Middle East, died Monday at age 84.
Allie Robinson Published: September 12, 2012.
Maurice Gilchrist of Kansas City walks with son Roman Gilchrist, 5, in front of a blue colored fountain at Barney Allis Plaza in downtown Kansas City, Mo.
Their stormy association dramatically shaped the Allied assault on the Third Reich.
Exhibit A is the fiction that Mitt Romney "was willing to let (the American auto industry) just die" as President Obama repeatedly puts it in speeches — uncorrected by his MSM allies.
But Iran is also one of the United States' closest allies in the United Nations when it comes to shutting down international agreements the Bush administration doesn't like.
As of Thursday, August 16, 2012, 04:00 p.m. During World War II the P-51 Mustang was a fast and well-armed fighter plane that helped the Allies take control of the skies over Europe.
Alli Sims Assaulted With Alcohol by Film Producer .
Britney Spears and Alli Sims may no longer be on speaking terms, but it seems Miss Sims is still subject to Spears-related dramas.
Colorado's Allied Jewish Federation was in a pickle.
But the fact that Europe's largest powers felt compelled to present President Bush with an 11th-hour challenge deepened fissures that have opened in the last year with major allies.
Allen will retain his post as the commander of US and allied forces in Afghanistan, pending Senate confirmation of a successor, according to the Defense Department.

In science:

We should also include µ → eγ and allied processes in this class.
Future Summary
Such modifications gener ally reduce the number of lowmass halos at high redshift, and if the WDM particle had a mass of mX ∼< 1 keV (or z = 0 velocity dispersion of
The First Nonlinear Structures and the Reionization History of the Universe
They find that one of the L CRS slices has statistically significant filamentary features spanning scales as large as 70 to 80 h−1Mpc, whereas filaments spanning scales larger than this are not statistic ally significant (see fig. 2.).
Summary of ICGC04 Cosmology Workshop
Genuine N -partite entanglement according to this de finition is treated theoretically in Section V and practic ally by the routine MultiWit.
Optimal entanglement witnesses for continuous-variable systems
On the other hand, wide scientific frontiers remain to be explored with the aid of continuing increases in observational sensitivity, resolution, computational power, and synergistic interactions with allied fields.
Galaxy Collisions - Dawn of a New Era
Although the angularities for arbitrary parameter a < 1 can be resummed to NLL in much the same way as the thrust and allied a = 0 event shapes, they have not yet been confronted with experiment.
Review of Theoretical Status: the Long and Short of High Energy Jets
A complete and detailed description of one of the possible approaches to locate the alternate solutions using for a allied inversion technique is given in Moultaka & Pelat (2000).
Formation and Evolution of Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies
As soon as two different topology characteristics are found to be related, any two models based on these two different metrics are necessarily allied as well, even if they originate as completely different or even mutually exclusive.
The Workshop on Internet Topology (WIT) Report
Moving outwards, the double shells eventu ally merge with each other to form sharp single-layer shocked shells.
Envelope density pattern around wide binary AGB stars: a dynamical model
In order to decide whether we expect the scalings to be determined by the constant-helicity flux or by the constant-energy flux (as assumed in § 7.5), we adapt a standard argument origin ally due to Fjørtoft (1953).
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
An alternative approach would be to try to “eliminate ” the FOG by applying a halo finding algorithm to the sample and manu ally moving galaxies either to halo centres, or to a spherically symmetric distribution around these centres (e.g.
Testing cosmological structure formation using redshift-space distortions
ACKNOWLEDGMENT We gratefully acknowledge the support and suggestions of many members of the University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group and of visitors to the group including David Hammer, Andrew Elby, Rachel Scherr, Rosemary Russ, Ayush Gupta, Brian Frank, Saalih Allie, and Steve Kanim.
Analyzing Problem Solving Using Math in Physics: Epistemological Framing via Warrants
Then, to fin ally come back to the concern about an unstable vacuum, both the gravitational and the inertial mass of particles is conserved separately which means in particular it is not possible to produce a pair of gravitating and anti-gravitating particles out of the vacuum.
Others, such as Charles Pellerin and Arthur Fuchs at NASA HQ and our industrial allie s, also played a signi ficant role.
The Making of the Chandra X-ray Observatory: the Project Scientist's Perspective
In this section we first introduce an auxiliary Hamilton-Jac obi-Bellman (HJB) equation, then we present main result of this paper, fin ally we give economic and financial interpretations of the main result.
Optimal dividend and investing control of a insurance company with higher solvency constraints