Consist in

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Consist in to lie in: to depend upon: to be composed of
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “Courage consists in equality to the problem before us.”
  • Thomas Paine
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    “I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.”
  • Edward Gibbon
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    “The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.”
  • Coco Chanel
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    “Elegance does not consist in putting on a new dress.”
  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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    “True eloquence consists in saying all that should be said, and that only.”
  • Aristotle
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    “Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. consistĕrecon, together, sistĕre, to stand.

Usage

In literature:

The first preparation of food for admission into the system, consists in its proper mastication.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
In some instances, the sign consists in a mere naked word; thus in Exod.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2" by Ernst Hengstenberg
The growth of the fine arts consists in intensifying the pleasurable sensations of eye and ear.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
A second form of nuptials consisted in possession.
"Woman under socialism" by August Bebel
The Sacrifice does not, of course, consist in the re-slaying of the Lamb, but in the offering of the Lamb as it had been slain.
"The Church: Her Books and Her Sacraments" by E. E. Holmes
For intelligence, in the fundamental sense of the word, consists in knowing what we are and understanding what we can do.
"The Philosophy of Spinoza" by Baruch de Spinoza
Does the virtue consist in the metaphor, or in the man?
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
The right of property consists in every man's being master in the disposal, at his will, of his goods, capital, income, and industry.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
The great importance of nationality in the State consists in the fact that it is the basis of political capacity.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Intelligence is of course quite different from instinct, in that it does not consist in ready-made native reactions.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
The essence of all thought consists in uniting the elements of consciousness in a unity.
"Landmarks of Scientific Socialism" by Friedrich Engels
The fundamental principle consists in getting the ore into a solution, from which the metal can be precipitated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
The principal merit, in fact, of this edifice, consists in its windows.
"The Pictureque Antiquities of Spain;" by Nathaniel Armstrong Wells
A good breeding ration consists of the following, the proportions being given by measure in bushels.
"Ducks and Geese" by Harry M. Lamon
Castehood consists in the exercise of certain virtues or vices.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
It consists in the taking of large quantities, ranging from one to two gallons per day.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
Morality consists in the activity itself, art in that which the activity produces.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
The spirit of veneration consists in imitating the example of the person venerated.
"The Progressionists, and Angela." by Conrad von Bolanden
Their punishment consisted in their being buried in the earth up to their waist.
"The Life or Legend of Gaudama" by Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
Much of the humour of the book consists rather in ludicrous situations than in any real delicacy of wit.
"Woman's Work in English Fiction" by Clara Helen Whitmore
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In poetry:

At yours, my child, who scarcely know
How much to your dear self I owe, —
Too young and innocent as yet
To guess in what consists the debt.
"To Fairy" by Henry Timrod
"Here lies in the tomb that we hollow'd for Pitt,
"Consistence of Grenville, of Temple the wit;
"Of Sidmouth the firmness, the temper of Grey,
"And Treasurer Sheridan's promise to pay.
"All The Talents" by George Canning
My dances, on a parquet floor,
My royal dinners, which consist
Of fifteen courses, sometimes more,
Are things that are not lightly missed;
In fact I do not spare expense
At my Official Residence.
"Bluebeard" by Harry Graham
Yet in opinions look not always back,—­
Your wake is nothing, mind the coming track;
Leave what you’ve done for what you have to do;
Don’t be “consistent,” but be simply true.
"A Rhymed Lesson (Urania)" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
A twelvemonth pass'd, or thereabout,
And they from Loughbro' ne'er went out.
Though both were strange to every road,
Happy as those who went abroad.
For happiness, it is confess'd,
Consists in what we love the best.
"The Pleasures Of Matrimony" by William Hutton
but would not charge, being willing not to die.
The rabbit's case, a little different,
consisted in alert
& wily looks down the lawn, where nobody was,
with prickt ears, while rapt but chatting on the porch
we sat in view nearby.
"Dream Song 62: That dark brown rabbit, lightness in his ears" by John Berryman

In news:

Today we introduce the first of our more than 50 community blog partners, a group of people whose web logs we recommend for their overall quality and consistency in posting.
This week, we are preparing a very delicious dish consisting of slow-cooked pork served topped with mashed potatoes in a shepherd pie style.
For actor and first-time director Vincent D'Onofrio, shooting the indie-rock horror flick "Don't Go in the Woods" was a quick-and-dirty affair, consisting of 12 days of filming in the woods near his home in upstate New York.
After reviewing experiments not just in criminology but also in welfare-program design, education and other fields, I propose that three lessons emerge consistently from them.
The final phase consisted of two 10-in.-wide x 46-in.-deep x 45-ft-long prestressed L- spandrels .
In trying to guess Packers General Manager Ted Thompson's tendencies , he has been remarkably consistent in trading down in the NFL draft.
"Sale of our remaining timberlands is consistent with our approach to support investment and growth in our highly successful tissue business," Wausau Paper President Thomas Howatt said in a statement.
The Ting Tings are an alternative pop duo which formed in 2004 in Salford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom and consist of Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drums) and Jules De Martino (drums, vocals).
And we've been pretty consistent in warning against reading too much into the overnight household ratings for the latenight daypart-- both when "The Tonight Show" premiered strongly, and when "Late Show" rallied back last week.
Doctors Hospital in Augusta is on a top quality list for hospitals for consistently following best practices in 2010, the Joint Commission announced Wednesday.
Dr Haroche's approach consisted in trapping microwave photons by getting them to bounce back and forth between two tiny superconducting mirrors.
"In these specific cases, productivity appears to be the priority, and employees feel less safe," she explains, compromising the employee's perception of management's consistency and in turn their level of trustworthiness .
WestJet has only Boeing 737s in its fleet but it's planning to launch a regional service next year — consisting of Bombardier Q400 aircraft — that will allow it to grow its presence in smaller markets.
Has any police department in the country been portrayed in a more consistently negative way than Hollywood's hometown cops, the LAPD.
Adam Dunn is only 31 years old and he's been one of the most consistent players in recent years, hitting 40 home runs four seasons in a row and then 38 the past two.
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In science:

The consistency in the results of repeated experiments and the quality of the fits give confidence in the results.
Crossover from classical to random-field critical exponents in As-doped TbVO4
It consists in the enormous vacuum energy of particle quantum fields in the curved space-time around the Sun which should have led to the complete distortion of the orbits of the planets. A less known difficulty is connected with the frequency mixing in geodesic motion in curved spacetime.
Quantum Theory within the Framework of General Relativity
In this picture, the evaluation of M (a, b)p ij consists in summing the weights of all walks of p steps from i to j .
Enumeration of simple random walks and tridiagonal matrices
The influence of the parameter α consists in increasing the energy content of the time series and, therefore as α increases, the wave amplitude and consequently the wave steepness also increase.
Freak Waves in Random Oceanic Sea States
The method used to extract these ob jects consists in looking up for keywords in the tokenized text.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
The first stage of the CarSim processing chain is an information extraction (IE) task that consists in filling a template corresponding to the formal accident description (FD) described in Section 2.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
An elegant way consists in writing the one-body density matrix, which is defined as ρ(r′ , r) = h ˆΨ† (r′ ) ˆΨ(r) i where the average is taken in the state that one wants to describe.
Helium nanodroplets and trapped Bose-Einstein condensates as prototypes of finite quantum fluids
The rest of the calculation proceeds as in the ferro-magnetic case with the order-parameter function being symmetric under the simultaneous inversion of σ and τ An alternative, more cumbersome route, consists in introducing a new order-parameter function c(σ , τ ) = 1/N Pi δσ si (cid:16)eˆhi .τ + ie−ˆhi .τ (cid:17).
Metastable configurations of spin models on random graphs
The maximum-likelihood strategy for detecting signals of known shape (except for a set of unknown parameters) in additive stationary colored gaussian noise consists in correlating the data with a set L = {gi} of possible expected waveforms (templates), and using the largest correlator as a detection statistic .
Optimum Placement of Post-1PN GW Chirp Templates Made Simple at any Match Level via Tanaka-Tagoshi Coordinates
The final step in this section consists in the additional admission of compact topological perturbations.
Relative Zeta Functions, Determinants, Torsion, Index Theorems and Invariants for Open Manifolds
To obtain the value of the first exponent in our model, a simple procedure consists in first fixing the ratio z1 /z2 , expanding U for both lines of (3.13) in terms of V − V (t) and substituting the result into (3.8).
Critical and Tricritical Hard Objects on Bicolorable Random Lattices: Exact Solutions
The The expressions for ˜g++ evaluation is simple and consists in performing exactly the integrals in Eq.(3.8).
Critical properties of $\Phi^4_{1+1}$-theory in Light-Cone Quantization
The method used in consists in solving first the eigenvalue equation for M in the static limit of V by the Rayleigh-Ritz method (using an harmonic oscillator basis); then in evaluating the quantity hM2 i (or hMi) for the resulting zero order eigenfunctions.
Infrared behavior of the running coupling constant and bound states in QCD
Then, recalling that the instantaneous approximation consists in setting k0 = 0 in the BS kernel, in the same order of ideas we can replace the slowly varying expression Γ(p0 , |p|) by Γ(MB/2, |k|).
Infrared behavior of the running coupling constant and bound states in QCD
Again, the relationship in Eq. (4.18) ensures the consistency in grid spacings from one adaptive level to the next.
Variational Principles in General Relativity
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