Fashion piece


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fashion piece (Naut) one of the timbers which terminate the transom, and define the shape of the stern.
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  • Sir Matthew Hale
    Sir Matthew Hale
    “The vanity of loving fine clothes and new fashion, and placing value on ourselves by them is one of the most childish pieces of folly.”


In literature:

They are going to attack the old-fashioned piece.
"Child Life In Town And Country" by Anatole France
Make the washboard of a piece of paper folded many times backward and forward, fan fashion.
"Little Folks' Handy Book" by Lina Beard
To rake back, as of a fashion-piece or knuckle-timber.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
During the eighteenth century, also, a fashion set in of adorning engravings with pieces of cloth, silk, and tinsel.
"Chats on Old Lace and Needlework" by Emily Leigh Lowes
There's eight pieces To put you in better fashion.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 4, April 1810" by Various
First, the bed went all to pieces and let the rather stout young fellow down upon the floor in the most unceremonious fashion.
"The Hilltop Boys" by Cyril Burleigh
And I fashion the nut over which the tail-piece gut has to stretch, and cut the bed into which it is glued.
"Violin Making" by Walter H. Mayson
Twice Regin fashioned a marvellous weapon, but twice Sigurd broke it to pieces on the anvil.
"Myths of the Norsemen" by H. A. Guerber
He found in his hand a half-burned piece of parchment, which still fizzled and crackled in quaint malicious fashion.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
It is planted after the French fashion, by sticking the piece diagonally into the ground.
"Little Masterpieces of Science: Explorers" by Various
Doubling towards it, I crouched down, and finding a piece of wood and an old nail I fashioned a handle of a sort.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
It's somewhat like piecing an old-fashioned pattern quilt.
"Aces Up" by Covington Clarke
Whatever the material, it had been fashioned in one piece, probably cast in a mold.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Lillian passed him his piece of watermelon in her prettiest fashion.
"Madge Morton's Trust" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
I stooped to pick it up and saw it was an oval piece of tin, in shape and size like an old-fashioned miniature, containing a portrait.
"The Red Symbol" by John Ironside
The dining-room was long, massively furnished, well lit, and the sideboard exposed some rare pieces of old-fashioned silver.
"Frances of the Ranges" by Amy Bell Marlowe
If worst came to worst, he could fashion a head from a piece of the fender board.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Mind the droll fashion they have of fastening a piece of timber to the hind wheel of a coach, by way of a drag!
"The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
He fashioned it with a jack-knife, and figured the mechanical details out on a piece of paper.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6" by Various
Work continued in such hearty fashion that I gathered that it was piece work.
"The Bonadventure" by Edmund Blunden

In poetry:

Whom none can work or wooe,
To use in any thing a trick or sleight;
For above all things he abhorres deceit:
His words and works and fashion too
All of a piece, and all are cleare and straight.
"Constancie" by George Herbert

In news:

Yesterday marked just the fourth year the Herve Leger line has shown at New York Fashion Week — but its signature piece, the bandage dress, has already become the frock.
New fashion piece makes airport security checkpoints a breeze.
Pieces reveal the fashion choices of the fiercely independent Hepburn , who famously once said: “Anytime I hear a man say he prefers a woman in a skirt, I say, ‘Try one.
Fashion folk are often found going on about the value a certain garment might have in being seasonless, or how a summer piece can work in the colder months if only you invest in the right pair of tights or the perfect tailored blazer.
They're able to look at a series of puzzle pieces and quickly decide how they fit together in a rational, sequential fashion.
10 Trendy Plus -Size Fashion Pieces.
Designers at New York's Fashion Week usually send out outlandish looks that are parsed for their usable pieces.
10 Trendy Plus-Size Fashion Pieces.
Suit Your Life columnist Gardy V Guerrier gives you an exclusive backstage pass to some of next year's hottest fashion pieces.
From a carpenter sawing a piece of wood precisely and nailing it into place, to my wife fashioning an omelet with almost metered symmetry, I so admire the sureness of movement.
Revamp your office look with these fashionable (yet still professional) pieces.
Minnie wears one of her favorite fashion pieces, a mink coat, and her signature hat.
Houston mom Amy Gross told Local 2 the best way she can think of describing mom blogging is as an old fashioned quilting bee -- a place where women gathered to work on pieces of a quilt together.
Well, in the words of the great Montgomery Gentry–"That's Something To Be Proud Of".Because in some circles, it's now becoming a fashionable art piece.
Tribal -inspired fashion pieces are super trendy this spring, which is why some of our favorite celebs are rocking these fashion-forward items that make an inspiring statement on our style.

In science:

Ten long pieces (length 6 mm) of amplifying fibers were then added to the above F-RAM, and in a similar fashion the spectra for 420 different complexions of the sample recorded. A typical spectrum of this F-RAM is shown in Fig 6.
Levy statistical fluctuations from a Random Amplifying Medium
One can readily generalize the latter conclusion to a system with inhomogeneous flip rates in the following fashion: Let ρe : Sβ 7→ R+ ; e ∈ E 0 be a collection of non-negative (and, say, piece-wise smooth) functions.
Random Current Representation for Transverse Field Ising Models
As γi±2 , γi∓1 lie on opposite sides of γiγi±1 and end up on different pieces when we cut along segments γiγi±1 , the angles must be oriented in a similar fashion to the ones in the above diagram, and we thus have fΓ (γ ) = fΓ (γ 0) + fΓ (γ ′ ).
The DNA Inequality in Non-Convex Regions
Here the boundary pieces of p are cut and glued to an S 1 in a fixed fashion, which keeps the relative order of the pieces intact.
Noncommutative aspects of open/closed strings via foliations
The idea in [GrSi2] is that one can get a much larger and more interesting class of degenerations by gluing toric pieces in a non-toric fashion.
An invitation to toric degenerations
After the breakup point is generated, the two resulting string pieces are considered as independent, and are treated in the same fashion as the parent one unless the mass of the fragment is below some cutoff mcut .
On asimuthal anisotropy in fragmentation of classical relativistic string
As Simon’s classic parable of Hora and Tempus illustrates, there are advantages to assembling a complex system from modular pieces in a hierarchical fashion.
The Emergence of Modularity in Biological Systems
Going on recursively (and indefinitely) in pieces and the middle one (of length 1 this fashion, we get the middle third Cantor set.
Porosities and dimensions of measures satisfying the doubling condition