Cornish

Definitions

  • Cornish Pumping-Engine
    Cornish Pumping-Engine
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Cornish of or related to Cornwall or its people or the Cornish language
    • n Cornish English breed of compact domestic fowl; raised primarily to crossbreed to produce roasters
    • n Cornish a Celtic language spoken in Cornwall
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cornish Of or pertaining to Cornwall, in England.
    • n Cornish The dialect, or the people, of Cornwall.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Cornish Pertaining to Cornwall, a county of England, forming its southwestern extremity, celebrated for its mines, especially of tin and copper.
    • Cornish In heraldry, same as aylet.
    • n Cornish The ancient language of Cornwall, a dialect of the Cymric or British branch of the Celtic languages. It became extinct as a spoken language about the end of the eighteenth century.
    • n Cornish An obsolete or provincial form of cornice.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cornish korn′ish pertaining to Cornwall
    • n Cornish the people or dialect of Cornwall
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Quotations

  • Leo Burnett
    Leo Burnett
    “If you are writing about baloney, don't try and make it Cornish hen, because that's the worst kind of baloney there is. Just make it darn good baloney.”

Usage

In literature:

A Cornish woman who chanced to find herself the guardian of an elf-child was given certain water with which to wash its face.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
There are parts of the Cornish Riviera, for example, in which you may travel for miles and miles without hearing a syncopated orchestra.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, May 26, 1920" by Various
He may as well try to put down the Cornish hills into plains or valleys.
"Talkers" by John Bate
Examples have been cited by Mr. Vaughan Cornish, M.
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
The Chronicle of a Cornish Garden.
"The Book of Pears and Plums" by Edward Bartrum
Samuel E. Cornish, Rev.
"The Early Negro Convention Movement" by John W. Cromwell
Sir Richard Chiverton (Skinner), mayor in 1657, was the first Cornish mayor of London.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
We were well out of that, with good Cornish land our bulwark.
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
It's the aristocratic, fashion able thing now-a-days to have wide cornishes.
"Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)" by John McElroy
Driant jousted first with the Cornish knights, and, after unhorsing some of them, got a stunning fall.
"Historic Tales, Vol. XIII (of 15)" by Charles Morris
The Cornish pasty is the best example of this kind of cooking.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
She read it by the low roar of the autumnal seas round the Cornish coast and she was thrilled.
"Command" by William McFee
A.T. Quiller-Couch told a good Cornish story the other day in presenting certificates to the members of an ambulance class in his own town of Troy.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
CORNISH, Admiral, on the Arakan coast, 127.
"Rulers of India: Lord Clive" by George Bruce Malleson
A characteristic Cornish deposit is the "Head," an old consolidated scree or talus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
She lived among the Cornish hills.
"The Mountain Girl" by Payne Erskine
Men are more or less Cornish wreckers in life, and very apt to regard the lost article as treasure-trove.
"A Day's Ride A Life's Romance" by Charles James Lever
The likeness is good, and the whole monument, with its pedestal of Cornish granite, imposing.
"Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888" by Edward VII
The name of the man he meant was Lawrence Trevenna; came from North Devon, he did, though he had a Cornish name.
"Nevermore" by Rolf Boldrewood
The old Cornish names must sound strange to any one from London.
"Of High Descent" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

He liked the rain-washed Cornish air
And smell of ploughed-up soil,
He liked a landscape big and bare
And painted it in oil.
"On A Portrait Of A Deaf Man" by Sir John Betjeman
The days and nights went by her
Like waves round a Cornish wreck;
She bicycled down to the doctor
With her clothes buttoned up to her neck.
"Miss Gee" by W H Auden
When mid the scud you see the Cornish lights,
And through the mist you hear faint Devon chimes,
I hank God for memories of those other nights
And days on other ships in happier times.
"To My Son" by Anonymous Americas
Saw his Cornish round him gather;
"Teach us how to live, good Father!"
How to die he taught us rather: Heard the startling trumpet sound him,
Smiled upon the feast around him,
Rose, and wrapp'd his coat, and bound him
"Three Men Of Truro" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

In news:

Audie Cornish talks to Joe Palca for the latest on where Sandy is and what she is doing.
Rather than merely offer specials to draw store attention for Cornish Christmas, Top Drawer decided to add a little "life" into its display windows by featuring live models.
Edmonton Eskimos' Donovan Alexander, right, and Damaso Munoz tackle Calgary Stampeders' Jon Cornish during the first half of a CFL football game, Monday, Sept 3, 2012, in Calgary, Alberta.
You are a sound design professor at Cornish College for the Arts in Seattle.
Cornish's Grey Cup excitement tempered by concern for his mother.
Stampeders running back Jon Cornish waves to the cameras as he boards the bus at McMahon Stadium on Tuesday.
Audie Cornish talks to Joe Maddalena, who runs Profiles in History.
Chef Audrey's Roast Cornish Hen w/ Sautéed Blueberries & Garlic .
Then it occurred to me that Cornish game hens might fit the bill.
Herb Roasted Cornish Game Hens with Creamy Mustard Sauce.
) Cornish game hens 1 lb.
2 Rock Cornish game hens , without gizzards 4 shiitake mushrooms, diced 1-6 oz.
Four 1 1/4-pound Cornish game hens .
2 Cornish game hens , boned (see Simply Foodify's You Tube video on boning chicken).
In this image taken on November 5, 2012, herb roasted Cornish game hens with creamy mustard sauce are shown served on a platter in Concord, N.H. Then it occurred to me that Cornish game hens might fit the bill.
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In science:

Hucka M, Finney A, Sauro H, Bolouri H, Doyle J, Kitano H, Arkin A, Bornstein B, Bray D, Cornish-Bowden A, et al.: The systems biology markup language (SBML): a medium for representation and exchange of biochemical network models 2003.
TinkerCell: Modular CAD Tool for Synthetic Biology
Cornish & Levin [6,7] refuted the claims by showing that the 2PN equations of motion do admit orbits near the boundary with positive Lyapunov exponents.
Resurvey of order and chaos in spinning compact binaries
For coalescing massive black holes, the residue eccentricity in the emitted gravitational waves might be detected by proposed instruments like the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA), perhaps signaling gas-driven evolution (Armitage, & Natara jan 2005; Key & Cornish 2011).
Three Dimensional MHD Simulation of Circumbinary Accretion Disks: Disk Structures and Angular Momentum Transport
More recently, a new approach for working with the raw data has been put forward that includes a sophisticated noise model that explicitly accounts for glitches in the data by introducing a glitch model g (Littenberg and Cornish 2010).
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
When the remaining search space has more than three or four dimensions it becomes necessary to use other techniques, such as hierarchical grids or semi-stochastic searches based on genetic algorithms or greedy non-Markovian variants of MCMC algorithms (Cornish 2011).
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
All it takes is for the search to find a secondary, tertiary or even a quaternary mode for the full posterior structure to be revealed (Cornish 2011).
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
The principal ingredients of our calculations are Edgeworth expansions, Cornish– Fisher expansions and Taylor expansions.
On the false discovery rates of a frequentist: Asymptotic expansions
Finding the Cornish-Fisher expansion for G−1 n (u).
Computation of expansions for the maximum likelihood estimator and its distribution function
From each unit we can obtain three data streams (A, E , T ) and (A′ , E ′ , T ′ ) (Prince et al. 2002; Corbin & Cornish 2005; Seto 2006).
Non-Gaussianity test for discriminating gravitational wave backgrounds around 0.1-1Hz
These include a fifth order expansion for the maximum likelihood estimator of location, a fifth order expansion for its distribution function and a Cornish-Fisher expansion for its quantiles.
A fifth order expansion for the distribution function of the maximum likelihood estimator
The last result is about a Cornish-Fisher expansion for the inverse of the distribution function of the MLE.
A fifth order expansion for the distribution function of the maximum likelihood estimator
If the conditions of Theorem 2.1 are fulfil led, then the inverse of the distribution function of the MLE admits a Cornish-Fisher expansion.
A fifth order expansion for the distribution function of the maximum likelihood estimator
Indeed, Cornish and colleagues show that in the limit of large signal SNR and small AG deviations the logarithm of the odds ratio scales as (1 − FF) SNR2 , with FF the fitting factor between (cid:0)hGR (θGR ), hAG (θAG )(cid:1) the GR and AG waveforms: |hGR (θGR )| |hAG (θAG )| .
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
In Ref. , Cornish and colleagues call such errors “stealth bias” if they are comparable to or larger than the noise-induced statistical errors in the GR parameters, and yet AG cannot be detected positively.
Testing general relativity with gravitational waves: a reality check
That paper was then criticized by Cornish and Moffat.
Remarks on the formation of black holes in non-symmetric gravity
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