Jones

Definitions

  • UNCOMFORTABLE POSITION OF MR. JONES
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jones English phonetician (1881-1967)
    • n Jones one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)
    • n Jones American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)
    • n Jones United States golfer (1902-1971)
    • n Jones United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)
    • n Jones United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Quotations

  • William S. Burroughs
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    “There is the pleasurable orgasm, like a rising sales graph, and there is the unpleasurable orgasm, slumping ominously like the Dow Jones in 1929.”

Idioms

Davey Jones' locker - Davey Jones' locker is the bottom of the sea or resting place of drowned sailors.('Davy Jones' locker' is an alternative spelling.)
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Usage

In literature:

Tom Jones was a bud of the Mayflower stock.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
But would ye unravel me, kind young gentlemen, if Colonel Jones is often seen without his Patients?
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
One of the brightest girls in my class was Sarah Jones, a daughter of one of New York's most distinguished jurists, Chancellor Samuel Jones.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
So, Mr. Jones, when all's said an' done, I'm glad ye come to Guarding Creek.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Fame was Jones's end, and he knew that premature death was inconsistent with that consummation.
"Paul Jones" by Hutchins Hapgood
It was the smooth, chilly muzzle of Specimen Jones's six-shooter.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
This, however, would have to be bought, and Parson Jones had scruples.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
It was scanty fare that the Jones family had.
"The Cabin on the Prairie" by C. H. (Charles Henry) Pearson
Sometimes Jones would drop into one or two shops where he had been accustomed to visit, and talk freely on matters of common interest.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume VI" by Various
Hart Jones sat at a bewildering array of instruments that covered almost the entire forward partition of the cabin.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930" by Various
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In poetry:

There's holy saints
And window paints,
By Maydiayval Pugin;
Alhamborough Jones
Did paint the tones
Of yellow and gambouge in.
"The Crystal Palace" by William Makepeace Thackeray
I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls,
And woke to find it true;
I wasn’t born for an age like this;
Was Smith? Was Jones? Were you?
"A Little Poem" by George Orwell
And must the pole-axe lay thee low?
And will they pick thy poor old bones?
No—hang me if it shall be so,—
If I can win the Widow Jones.
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
"That scrap of land, with one like her,
How we might live! and be so blest!
And who should Mary Jones prefer?
Why, surely, him who loves her best!
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
O Victory! from that stock of laurels
You keep so snug for camps and thrones,
Spare us one twig from all their quarrels
For Abner and the Widow Jones.
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
The mules they stopped about a rod
From me, and went to feedin'
'Longside the road, upon the sod,
But Jones (which he had tuck a tod)
Not knowin', kept a-readin'.
"Jones's Private Argyment" by Sidney Lanier

In news:

In terms of looks, charisma and talent, Rashida Jones should have been a star a long time ago.
BGE plans to demolish an old natural gas storage tank that sits beside the Jones Falls Expressway.
REVIEWS Norah Jones, ' …Featuring Norah Jones.
Breathe easy, closeted Norah Jones groupies, you're not alone: cred-boosting fanboys like Foo Fighters, Talib Kweli, Ryan Adams, Q-Tip, OutKast, and M.
REVIEWS Norah Jones, ' Little Broken Hearts.
Republican incumbent Gary Anderson is trying to hold on to the job and is being challenged by Democrat Cliff Jones and write-in candidate Brian Meeker.
SPECIAL KICK-OFF SHOW WITH LIVE MUSIC BY "HOUSTON JONES" AND OTHERS.
Plymouth Selectmen Incumbents Dick Quintal and John Mahoney are being challenged by Mike Jones and Belinda Brewster WATD Managing Editor Christine James was the Moderator.
News 12 has just learned multiple tractor trailers are on fire at the Pepsi plant on Bobby Jones Expressway.
Bobby Jones enjoyed a stellar 12-year professional basketball career that included eight seasons, two all-star berths and one championship with the 76ers.
Bobby Jones Jr, called the nation's "Ambassador or Gospel" will visit Newport News next month.
Marlin & Rays seafood restaurant to open on Bobby Jones Expressway in Augusta.
The Texas Rangers named Tulsa's all-time winningest manager, Bobby Jones , as its 2011 Bobby Jones Player Development Award winner.
Jones' parents Peggy Lipton and Quincy Jones, as well as members of the cast were also in attendance.
The Bob Jones High School wrestling team welcomed nine teams from across Alabama for a day of competition at the Bob Jones main gym on Jan 16.
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In science:

This model has been widely used both in analytic works (Peacock 1981) and in the Monte Carlo simulations (Ellison, Jones & Reynolds 1990).
Application of random walk theory to the first order Fermi acceleration in shock waves
We use the Mott-Jones assumption as our first approximation which leads to a simple formula allowing us to estimate energy gap quantitatively from first principles, the first time to our knowledge.
Understanding BCS Theory
Thus ǫ(k + q) ≈ ǫ(k): electrons change momentum but not energy in scattering, the assumption by Mott and Jones .
Understanding BCS Theory
Valleau, Monte Carlo free energy estimates using nonBoltzmann sampling: application to the sub-critical Lennard-Jones fluid, Chem.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
Sethna, Multicanonical methods, molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo methods: comparison for Lennard-Jones glass, Phys.
An Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation of Statistical physics Problem
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