General guides


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • General guides (Mil) two sergeants (called the right, and the left general guide) posted opposite the right and left flanks of an infantry battalion, to preserve accuracy in marching.
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In literature:

This diagram shows also, in dotted lines, the general plan that may have guided the first additions to the west.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
Deployed lines preserve a general alignment toward the guide.
"Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911" by United States War Department
The "common sense" or general tenor of questions is what alone the majority of men are guided by.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
When the trail was of this description, the guide generally strode along in company with one of the drivers.
"By Canoe and Dog-Train" by Egerton Ryerson Young
It is not always easy to find good camping places, so the guide is generally on the lookout for such localities.
"Winter Adventures of Three Boys" by Egerton R. Young
A report was circulated that General Gatacre had shot with his own hands the guide who led him astray, but this statement was entirely incorrect.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
Women are not logical; generally they permit themselves to be guided by impulse rather than by reason.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
These specifications will require modification in special cases, and are only intended to be a general guide.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
He said to Necker that he desired the States-General because he wanted a guide.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
At Mooi River, General Barton was without Intelligence staff, guides, or even a map.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
I remember how I guided his little hand to write his first letter to his uncle, General Rayner.
"The Limit" by Ada Leverson
The General did not care for that, however; he had devised his own route for the present, after a talk with the Indian guides.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
He must generally be guided in a number of cases by some principle of equality.
"Social Rights and Duties, Volume I (of 2)" by Sir Leslie Stephen
His only guide now was the general sense that he must keep the sea on his left.
"Cleo The Magnificent" by Louis Zangwill
To what we might thus be assured of, even if we had only general principles to guide us, all obtainable evidence unanimously testifies.
"Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics" by William Thomas Thornton
But feeling is not always a trustworthy guide, either in temporal or spiritual matters; reason, slow but sure, is generally much safer.
"What Shall I Be?" by Rev. Francis Cassily
The taste and smell afford some guide, as also the general appearance.
"The Bacillus of Long Life" by Loudon Douglas
To cross the creek, General Howe ordered Jefferis to act as guide and further to direct them down the roads toward the American position.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20, September, 1877." by Various
There is something about the brows and eyes, and general contour of the face which guides him.
"The Boy's Voice" by J. Spencer Curwen
General Cotton and the officers of the Guides and others were with him.
"Barclay of the Guides" by Herbert Strang

In news:

Wheel And Tire Guide General Grabber .
H2G2, a continually evolving online encyclopedia based in the UK that touts itself as a "guide to life" provides a list of various countries and how their citizens generally view gratuities .
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and the US Army have demonstrated a precision-guided mortar for use on small UAVs.
Modern benches generally have spindle vises with two metal guide spindles and a metal screw between them.
If you have recently learned that you have been designed as an agent under a power of attorney , this brochure is intended as a general guide for you.
Arthur Stern led the development of General Electric's first transistor radio in the 1950s and guided the commercialization of satellite navigation at Magnavox in the 1970s.
The best general guidebook on South Africa is "The Traveler's Guide to South Africa" by Peter Joyce (Struik Timmins Publishers, Post Office Box 1144, Cape Town 8000, South Africa.
David Petraeus and all the general's friends – a field guide.
General Bill Libby, head of the Maine National Guard has guided the Maine Guard through an historic transformation in a time of war.
David Petraeus and all the generals friends a field guide.
"They're generally considered to be the Rolls Royce of roller coasters ," says Robert Coker, the author of Roller Coasters : A Thrill Seeker's Guide to the Ultimate Scream Machines.
View full size Doug Beghtel / The Oregonian Tim McCool, general manager of Skins Compression , is helping guide North American sales for the brand, which moved to Portland last July.
He has guided the city with fiscal restraint during difficult economic times, minimizing annual increases in general fund expenses and maintaining a relatively low city property tax levy rate.
Record -Courier General Election Guide 2012 General election guide for Carson Valley.
Record -Courier General Election Guide 2012.

In science:

The generalization of this approach is an EFT description that guides the extrapolation to all limits, the infinite volume, the continuum and the chiral limit.
The Many Uses of Chiral Effective Theories
Therefore, this classification is not meant to be exhaustive like the one presented above, but rather to guide through general parameters of emission, such as flux ratio between main spectral components, spectral indices and fractional rms of QPOs.
States and transitions in black-hole binaries
We will here consider the purity of the spin state of radical-ion pairs as a guiding concept enabling a comparison of all three theories against what is expected on general grounds, like the second law of thermodynamics.
Entropy Considerations in Spin-Selective Radical-Ion-Pair Reactions
Especially on those spaces, the generalization of space-time symmetries to Hopf algebraic structures is an essential point and provides some guiding principals.
Gauge Theories on Deformed Spaces
By a general position argument, this regular homotopy can be assumed to be a finite number of finger moves, which are guided by arcs and lead to canceling self-intersection pairs which admit small disjointly embedded Whitney disks (which are ‘inverses’ to the finger moves).
Geometric Filtrations of Classical Link Concordance
As outlined below, the magnetic fields – from both the star and the planet – are generally strong enough to guide the flow (see also TAL).
Magnetically Controlled Outflows from Hot Jupiters
In order to guide the user, we provide some general suggestions for choosing the parameter sets in a testing session.
A New General Method to Generate Random Modal Formulae for Testing Decision Procedures
The black points, from our simulation, generally follow these curves, especially for the widest and closest orbits; the curves therefore provide good guides to the positions that would be occupied by low-probability events.
Searching for Planets During Predicted Mesolensing Events: II. PLAN-IT: An Observing Program and its Application to VB 10
In its full generality, this active learning scheme can guide the full observation/measurement process including all possible responses rpq and ground truth answers yq .
How To Grade a Test Without Knowing the Answers --- A Bayesian Graphical Model for Adaptive Crowdsourcing and Aptitude Testing
The latter also contains brief descriptions of the physics implementations of each of the main general-purpose event generators on the market, together with a guide on how to use (and not use) them in various connections, and a collection of comparisons to important experimental distributions.
Introduction to QCD
Naumann, “Guiding a general-purpose C verifier to prove cryptographic protocols,” in IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium, 2011. J.-C.
What Good Are Strong Specifications?
The CHSH inequality is a generalization of BI, in that it involves four guide axes, two of which (a, c) are used for particle 1 and the other two (b, d) for particle 2 .
Testing Bell's Inequality using Charmonium Decays
For a general overview on Higgs searches see ’The Higgs Hunters Guide’, J.
Introduction To The Symmetry Breaking Sector
We use equation 19 as a general guide to which combinations of rotation and velocity dispersions are reasonable.
Rotating Halos and the Microlensing MACHO Mass Estimate
In this section, we will set out a general phenomenology of the new strong interactions which can provide a guide for us in the discussion of experiments.
Strong Coupling Electroweak Symmetry Breaking