End-

Definitions

  • Chiseling End Wood
    Chiseling End Wood
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • End- A combining form signifying within; as, endocarp, endogen, endocuneiform, endaspidean.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

16 End lap 16 End lap
17 End lap with rabbet 17 End lap with rabbet
The job that's never ended--Cleaning up for inspection The job that's never ended--Cleaning up for inspection
For some of use the War will never end For some of use the War will never end
END OF VOL XXV END OF VOL XXV
Interwoven stems ending in decorative leaves Interwoven stems ending in decorative leaves
THERE'S AN END TO ALL THY BEAUTY' SAID THE SPITEFUL QUEEN THERE'S AN END TO ALL THY BEAUTY' SAID THE SPITEFUL QUEEN
Cochran was game to the end Cochran was game to the end

Quotations

  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon%20Trotsky
    “The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.”
  • Tom Stoppard
    Tom%20Stoppard
    “Eternity is a terrible thought. I mean, where's it going to end?”
  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “The end justifies the means.”
  • David Viscott
    David Viscott
    “In the end, the only people who fail are those who do not try.”
  • Iphicrates
    Iphicrates
    “My family begins with me, your family ends with you.”
  • Pancho Villa
    Pancho Villa
    “Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something. [Last words of Pancho Villa]”

Idioms

All's well that ends well - If the end result is good, then everything is good.
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At a loose end - (UK) If you are at a loose end, you have spare time but don't know what to do with it.
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At loose ends - (USA) If you are at a loose end, you have spare time but don't know what to do with it.
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At the end of the day - This is used to mean 'in conclusion' or 'when all is said and done'.
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At the end of your rope - (USA) If you are at the end of your rope, you are at the limit of your patience or endurance.
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At the end of your tether - (UK) If you are at the end of your tether, you are at the limit of your patience or endurance.
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At your wits' end - If you are at your wits' end, you have no idea what to do next and are very frustrated.
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Bitter end - If you do something to the bitter end, you do it to the very end, no matter how unsuccessful you are.
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Both ends meet - If you make both ends meet, you live off the money you earn and don't go into debt.
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Burn the candle at both ends - Someone who burns the candle at both ends lives life at a hectic pace, doing things which are likely to affect their health badly.
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End in smoke - If something ends in smoke, it produces no concrete or positive result. This expression refers to the boasting by a person, of having put in a lot of efforts by him, for a particular cause or to attain a result which is very difficult to be done by any person. (This mainly refers to an investigation of a crime or solving a serious offence or a mystery). But at the end, when the desired result is not obtained, his claims are found to be false and not worth mentioning. So, he looses his credibility.
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Loose end - A loose end is an unresolved problem or unifinished business.
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Make ends meet - If somebody finds it hard to make ends meet, they have problems living on the money they earn.
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Make your hair stand on end - If something makes your hair stand on end, it terrifies you.
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Odds and ends - Odds and ends are small, remnant articles and things- the same as 'bits and bobs'.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'e`ndon within, fr. in. See In

Usage

In literature:

The little girl nodded and ran for her mitts of strong muslin with the thumb and finger ends out.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
It need not end till I myself end, if you so please.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Lay out and cut the mortises on the end pieces for the tenons of the shelf, also the tenons on the top ends and the diamond shaped openings.
"Mission Furniture" by H. H. Windsor
After the outside fibers are removed so that the ends run free, the ends are collected through a guide and are wound upon a reel.
"Textiles" by William H. Dooley
They are to admit light and air into a narrow passage left in the heart of the dam and stretching from end to end.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
It had been discovered and applied to intellectual ends, its application to practical ends being still unrealised.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Mrs. Seaton turned away with a little dry cough, so did her spectacled sister at the other end of the table.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
It is a sad story thus far, with no possible good ending as far as can be seen.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
In the end Igor hurried home with hardly a third of his great army.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
In the end Achilles triumphed and Memnon fell.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
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In poetry:

New roads are soon to find
And Heaven may well be sending
At every highway's ending
A lass that will be kind:
"Song: Kind Adieu" by Margaret Widdemer
The tale is told to the end;
This, ev'n, I may not know—
If we were friend and friend,
If we were foe and foe.
"Last Words" by Amy Levy
Even in this endless sea
any island we could find,
even without sea, without end,
without ground and without me.
"Invention Of Orpheus ( chant I, parts I, II, III )" by Jorge Mateus de Lima
I now remember how my friend
Reproved me of vice,
And bid me mind my latter end,
Both once, and twice, and thrice.
"Of Hell And The Estate of Those Who Perish" by John Bunyan
A thousand ages in thy sight
Are like an evening gone;
Short as the watch that ends the night
Before the rising sun.
"Psalm 90 part 1" by Isaac Watts
My Savior, my almighty Friend,
When I begin thy praise,
Where will the growing numbers end,
The numbers of thy grace?
"Psalm 71 part 2" by Isaac Watts

In news:

Technology offering complete end-to-end temperature traceability is necessary.
Complete end-to-end smart card solution maximizes return on investment.
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is in the grasp of Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins as he watches his pass being intercepted by cornerback DeAngelo Hall at the 1-yard line, ending the final drive in the fourth quarter.
Walther will end his duties at the Methodist church camp on Lake Koronis at the end of April and will start his new duties in Red Wing in July.
They do this by routing fluid exiting the rod end of the cylinder back to its cap end instead of routing the fluid to tank.
In commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the construction of the historic Crown Point Road, hikers from the Crown Point Road Association will take part in an end-to-end hike across Vermont this summer.
After a fairly challenging year, John Donahoe, who takes over as eBay CEO at the end of March, unveiled plans yesterday to lower the upfront listing fee and increase the back-end fee for sellers.
Ending end Li-ion automotive battery joint venture.
Viewed from its tail end, the line of customers that ended outside appeared to feed into the maw of Satsuma 's whirring espresso machine.
In this "How to Tech" we molded tail light housings end pieces out of Pot Metal onto the rear end part of a quarter panel.
Terps' Blue goes from scout team tight end to second-string defensive end.
We compare here the graduation rates at four-year colleges for the six years ending in 2008 with the rates for the six years ending in 2003.
Spectra Logic and Harris Deliver End-to-End Media Archive Workflow.
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is congratulated by tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) and wide receiver Wes Welker (83) after scoring a touchdown Sunday against the Jets.
NEW YORK — Fantasy farming is fine, but wouldn't you rather be running a high-end island resort where the summer feeling never ends.
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In science:

The dynamics of the end-to-end distance is the most relevant to mean first contact times calculations.
Non-Gaussian dynamics from a simulation of a short peptide: Loop closure rates and effective diffusion coefficients
It was also demonstrated that the relative end-to-end distance of the simulated peptide relaxes more slowly than the relaxation from Gaussian dynamics.
Non-Gaussian dynamics from a simulation of a short peptide: Loop closure rates and effective diffusion coefficients
The dynamics of the squared end-to-end distance from the simulation is analyzed in some detail with respect to the single reaction coordinate description.
Non-Gaussian dynamics from a simulation of a short peptide: Loop closure rates and effective diffusion coefficients
Since we also have seen, that Γ(End(E )) is globally contained in ker ∇, i.e. the cohomology of (Ω∗(M , J E ), ∇) is a module over Γ(End(E )), the statement follows.
Deformation Quantization of Endomorphism Bundles
The upper bound follows from the so-called Penrose inequality in Riemannian Geometry (proven in ), which directly states that 16πm2 ≥ A for each asymptotically flat end, where m is the mass according to (35) and A is the area of the outermost (as seen from that end) minimal surface.
Close encounters of black holes
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