Inhabitiveness

Definitions

  • Head of an Inhabitant Of PÛanÎt
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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Inhabitiveness (Phrenol) See Inhabitativeness. "What the phrenologists call inhabitiveness ."
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Settlers run from the native inhabitants Settlers run from the native inhabitants
A WOMAN OF THRACE, OF THE SHÔP TRIBE, AND OF MACEDONIA The Shôps inhabit the Mountain District of Sofia A WOMAN OF THRACE, OF THE SHÔP TRIBE, AND OF MACEDONIA The Shôps inhabit the Mountain District of Sofia
The Romans clothed by the Inhabitants of Capua The Romans clothed by the Inhabitants of Capua

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The oldest inhabited house in Scotland is the Traquair Castle. The castle has had 27 kings as visitors
    • n inhabitiveness In phrenology, a propensity for remaining in an accustomed place of habitation; love of locality, country, and home: supposed to be indicated by a posterior cranial development called the organ of inhabitiveness. Combe gives the propensity a larger scope, as indicated by the same development, and calls it concentrativeness. See cut under phrenology.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Blood sucking hookworms inhabit 700 million people worldwide.
    • Inhabitiveness love of locality and home
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Quotations

  • Constantin Brancusi
    Constantin Brancusi
    “Architecture is inhabited sculpture.”
  • Thomas A. Edison
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    “The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.”
  • Henry Miller
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    “Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.”
  • Mary Caroline Richards
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    “Inhabit ourselves that we may indeed do what we want to do.”
  • Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
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    “Paris, a city of gaieties and pleasures, where four-fifths of the inhabitants die of grief. [About Paris]”
  • James A. Michener
    James A. Michener
    “If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L., from in, in, habitāre, to dwell.

Usage

In literature:

On festival days, when the inhabitants of Brienne were admitted to our amusements, posts were established for the maintenance of order.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
Few living creatures inhabit these valleys.
"A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World" by Charles Darwin
Whether even gold or silver, if they should lessen the industry of its inhabitants, would not be ruinous to a country?
"The Querist" by George Berkley
The inhabitants of the city called upon the confederates for assistance.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74" by John Lothrop Motley
The human inhabitants of the Soudan would not, but for their vices and misfortunes, be disproportioned in numbers to the fauna or less happy.
"The River War" by Winston S. Churchill
If then they are not to be found in those localities, what waters do they inhabit in the interior?
"Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
The fraternal reception accorded them by the inhabitants of Orcheres proved to be the insurgents' last delight.
"The Fortune of the Rougons" by Emile Zola
In the midst of these barren miserable plains I met with four natives, as impoverished and wretched looking as the country they inhabited.
"Journals Of Expeditions Of Discovery Into Central Australia And Overland" by Edward John Eyre
During this two hours almost all the inhabitants left the town, taking with them their most valuable property.
"By Pike and Dyke" by G. A. Henty
Washington, on his arrival at Winchester, found the inhabitants in great dismay.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
At the time named, its inhabitants numbered about 12,000, which was less than that of Philadelphia.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
At half past five we reached the rancho of Sabachshe, lying on the camino real from Ticul to Bolonchen, and inhabited entirely by Indians.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. II." by John L. Stephens
The remainder of this work will be devoted to an investigation of the changes now going on in the crust of the earth and its inhabitants.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
Similarly, the inhabitants of Jamaica, annoyed by the great profusion of rats in their island, sent over to India for a number of mongoose.
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff
Why he inhabits such a singular dwelling is a question that requires to be answered.
"Odd People" by Mayne Reid
It inhabits the shores of Hudson Bay and the Arctic Ocean.
"North America" by Israel C. Russell
Defeat prevails among the inhabitants until the arrival of king Alfred with an army.
"Old English Chronicles" by Various
Old Goa is, for the most part, a city of ruins without inhabitants other than ecclesiastics and their dependents.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
The inhabitants of Cuyo were determinedly anti-Spanish, brave, enduring, and enthusiastic.
"The South American Republics Part I of II" by Thomas C. Dawson
It inhabits country that is low, level, and swampy, and that is at the same time covered with lofty virgin forests.
"Natural History in Anecdote" by Various
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In poetry:

No more shall joy in hope be found;
Nor pleasures dance their frolic round;
Nor Love's light god inhabit earth;
Nor beauty give to passion birth;
Nor heat to summer sunshine cleave,
When blue-eyed Nanny I deceive.
"Blue-Eyed Ann" by Tobias Smollett
Ancient town of Leith, I must now conclude my muse,
And to write in praise of thee my pen does not refuse,
Because the inhabitants to me have been very kind,
And I'm sure more generous people would be hard to find.
"The Ancient Town of Leith" by William Topaz McGonagall
At Broughty Ferry the gale made a noise like thunder,
Which made the inhabitants shake with fear and wonder
If their dwellings would be blown to the ground,
While the slates and chimney-cans were falling all around.
"The Terrific Cyclone of 1893" by William Topaz McGonagall
"My word!" the man was heard to say,
"Although I like not such abuse, it's
Not strange the wind is strong to-day,
It always is in Massachusetts.
Such weather threatens much the health of
Inhabitants this Commonwealth of."
"The Impetuous Breeze And The Diplomatic Sun" by Guy Wetmore Carryl
Flick the glass with your fingernail:
It will ping like a Chinese chime in the slightest air stir
Though nobody in there looks up or bothers to answer.
The inhabitants are light as cork,
Every one of them permanently busy.
"A Life" by Sylvia Plath
Besides, there are sugar refineries and distilleries,
Also engineer works, saw-mills, rope-works, and breweries,
Where many of the inhabitants are daily employed,
And the wages they receive make their hearts feel overjoyed.
"The Ancient Town of Leith" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Leslie Ariail, who owns the circa 1800 Lord Fairfax House in Old Town Alexandria, has a few things in common with Jim Loucks and Brad Smith, who inhabit an 1888 rowhouse in Northwest Washington.
NBC comedy "30 Rock" often finds laughs in real-life events in the show business world it inhabits.
Let your tracks inhabit any space or object with the new Convolve module.
With Dragon 's Dogma 2012 release date getting closer, Capcom gives us a first look at one of the devastating giant creatures who inhabit the world of Cassardis.
Aside from Arthur Guinness — creator of Ireland' s most famous export — modernist writer James Joyce may be Dublin ' s most revered inhabitant.
The study says that shrinking sea in Antarctica will mean emperor penguins will have less space to inhabit.
Louisville Life, KET's series about the events, people and culture that shape the River City, begins its seventh season with two programs that explore the diversity of Louisville and its inhabitants, hosted by Candyce Clifft.
The old store at 129 Bridge Ave will have a new set of inhabitants — patients in a vintage 1813 insane asylum.
It has 2.8 million inhabitants exposed to flooding.
They can come from the body's stock of bacteria that inhabit the colon.
Two "free-range" llamas are the sole remaining inhabitants of Woodside, Utah, a ghost town in Emery County.
Visitors will follow a trail marked by signature ghosts during a guided Ghost Walk to discover tales of apparitions and ghosts that inhabit local buildings.
If you can't get enough of the country music drama on ABC's 'Nashville,' then you'll be excited to learn that the Music City mansion inhabited by Rayna James (Connie Britton's character) is up for sale.
A large meteorite is destined to slam into the Earth in December, wiping out the inhabitants of the planet.
THE Netherlands has 16m inhabitants.
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In science:

Zν (θ) inhabiting the narrow space between the intersection of the slow diophantine approximations of decay ν and the flat diophantine approximations of ν (θ) − ∗Zν Proposition 23.
Real Algebraic Number Theory II. Ideological Arithmetic
Introduction – Organisms [1, 2] and robots [3–5] that inhabit the terrestrial world must run, crawl, and jump over a diversity of substrates and do so by effective deformations of appendages and bodies.
Lift-off dynamics in a simple jumping robot
Although no spacetime-slice-inhabiting particle (an SR component for some age interval where τ>> τ0) lives forever, a quc never dies.
Unification of Gravity with Electromagnetism
FuturICT will replace former piecemeal approaches with bold and integrated approaches that are adequate to the dynamic, complex and global world we inhabit.
FuturICT
The qubits can be thought of as each inhabiting a thermal cell as in figure 4.
Black Hole Complementarity and the Harlow-Hayden Conjecture
On the other hand, if a host is usually inhabited by many types of unrelated parasites (i.e., the virulence values of which are independent from each other), r is small, and ¯z evolves to a large value.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
Each host is inhabited by one individual of each of n parasite species.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
Moreover, the formulation of physical theories whose true constants inhabit more than three space dimensions provides a framework for the rigorous study of the simultaneous variation of their three-dimensional counterparts , , .
Anthropic Reasons for Non-Zero Flatness and Lambda
This case is of particular interest because it might include the universe we inhabit (Riess et al., 1998; Perlmutter et al., 1999).
Adventures in de Sitter space
The theory of CE evolution is therefore of fundamental importance in astrophysics, and is probably a key step in the production of some of the most exotic inhabitants of our Galaxy, including the binary radio pulsars, black-hole X-ray binaries and Type Ia supernovae.
On the use of 12CO/13CO as a test of common-envelope evolution
In particular, there are nodal excitations (i.e. the quasiparticles which inhabit in the vicinity of the nodal lines) which persist to low temperatures (i.e.T<< ∆ where ∆ is the superconducting order parameter).
Thermal Conductivity in Vortex State of Nodal Superconductors
Although we do not understand much at all about why this is the case, we do appear to inhabit a universe with Hubble constant ∼ 65km s−1Mpc−1 age, ∼ 14 Gyr, a flat spatial geometry, and a current composition of roughly 70 percent dark energy, 25 percent dark matter and 5 per cent baryonic matter.
The Phenomena of High Energy Astrophysics
Plate tectonics is, on the other hand, probably required to recycle carbon back into the mantle and thus prevent a runaway CO2 greenhouse effect that would turn the planet inhabitable (Gonzales et al. 2001, Franck et al., 1999, 2000).
Motivation and possibilities of affordable low-frequency radio interferometry in space
Therefore it is not excluded that “if the Creator had a taste for the bizarre we might find that we are inhabiting one of them” .
Zeno meets modern science
For instance in , and these variational problems have been intended for urban planning models, where the spread measure µ stands for inhabitants, the concentrated ν for services and they have to be close in a transportation distance sense.
Transport and Concentration Problems with Interaction Effects
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