Lay by

Definitions

  • Lay-out by Thru Dowling
    Lay-out by Thru Dowling
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lay by to keep for future use, to dismiss, to put off
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Quotations

  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander%20Pope
    “Be not the first by which a new thing is tried, or the last to lay the old aside.”
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis%20Bacon
    “Men on their side must force themselves for a while to lay their notions by and begin to familiarize themselves with facts.”
  • St. Augustine
    St.%20Augustine
    “Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.”
  • Sir Samuel Garth
    Sir Samuel Garth
    “Some fell by laudanum, and some by steel, and death in ambush lay in every pill.”
  • Joyce Chapman
    Joyce Chapman
    “If you're still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today.”
  • John Pierpont Morgan
    John Pierpont Morgan
    “The wise man bridges the gap by laying out the path by means of which he can get from where he is to where he wants to go.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Lay is the causal to lie, from A.S. lecgan; Ice. leggja, Ger. legen.

Usage

In literature:

The two boats lay side by side close to the shore.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
A guard had been placed at the door of Don Cassiodoro's house by General Calzada, under the plea that a Spanish officer lay wounded within.
"In New Granada" by W.H.G. Kingston
The vessel lay in a small harbour, protected by a reef of rocks from the sea.
"From Powder Monkey to Admiral" by W.H.G. Kingston
We then lay down supperless, with our saddles as pillows, and endeavoured to recruit our strength by sleep.
"Snow Shoes and Canoes" by William H. G. Kingston
As Reginald took his seat at the dinner-table, Faithful lay down by his side, and thankfully ate the bits of food thrown to her.
"The Young Rajah" by W.H.G. Kingston
At last he came to the village which he sought, which lay with its grey church and low stone houses by a bridge, in a deep valley.
"Paul the Minstrel and Other Stories" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Before I took the boat to go on board the Arrow, I went down into my cabin, where the French captain lay bound and watched by two of the men.
"The Privateersman" by Frederick Marryat
Next he turned his attention to a flat leathern case that lay by the cigarette-box.
"The Woman in Black" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
By her side, opened and face downward, a novel lay on a chair.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
By my side lay a loaded shot-gun.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
In all the men lay down in ranks, just sheltered by the final fringe of pines.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
By and by he drew near another wood, and as night was coming on he lay down to rest.
"Myths and Legends of the Great Plains" by Unknown
Animals would forget to grow their winter coats and lay by their winter stores.
"Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children" by Mabel Powers
By her desire Olive again lay down.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
Powder-boys, young and tender, lay by the side of grizzled old seamen.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
The night went by; next morning, when she awoke, her mother lay dead!
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
To the chamber where he lay by his mother's side came the three Fates, spinning, ceaselessly spinning.
"A Book of Myths" by Jean Lang
Marthy gave another poke with her elbow and lay still, numbed by a sudden dread.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
Hilda, meanwhile, prostrated by this new attack, lay helpless, consumed by the fierce fever which rioted in all her veins.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
There in the snowy world of white he lay by the mitten in the snow.
"Wild Life on the Rockies" by Enos A. Mills
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In poetry:

A' in ae grave by the margent o' the wave
Thegither they lay doun,
Sax feet deep, where dead men sleep,
A' i' the faeman's grun'.
"The Gaberlunzie's Walk" by Sydney Thompson Dobell
One night, while peaceful in my bed
I lay, unwitting what befell,
By Morpheus' arms clasped close,
In blissful rest, I slumber'd well.
"A Dream" by Thomas Frederick Young
Thy banks are thronged by the young and gay,
Who dream not of the morrow;
No ear hast thou for a mournful lay,
No sympathy with sorrow.
"In Memoriam G. A. P." by E W Bowling
STRUCK down by Love in cruel mood,
That I ever met Love I rued,
Bleeding and bruised I lay,
Wet was my face as with the salt sea spray.
"Love And The Muse" by Mathilde Blind
Midst the din, he seem'd to hear
Voice of friends, by death removed;—
Well he knew that solemn air,
'Twas the lay that Alice loved.—
"Frederick and Alice" by Sir Walter Scott
"I felt, as I in torment lay
'Mid the souls plagued by heavenly power,
An angel touch my arm, and say:
Go hence, and cool thyself an hour!
"Saint Brandan" by Matthew Arnold

In news:

Written on September 26, 2012 at 7:06 pm, by Joni Lay.
Fort Lauderdale-based Keiser University, one of several private colleges under investigation by the state, said Wednesday it is laying off 35 administrative workers.
Florida Department of Transportation will announce whether it has approved a bid by the company to negotiate a deal to lay tracks along the BeachLine Expressway to the airport.
Darrius Heyward- Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders lays on the field after a tackle by Cedric Griffin #23 of the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth quarter on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Sometimes old age causes the confusion that leads to the mistake, but new research by the National Transportation Safety Board lays the blame for most of the collisions at a familiar doorstep: too much alcohol.
Atlantic City's casinos are struggling to deal with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy by laying off.
Crews are busy laying the groundwork for a new CVS store and Chase bank on Park Street, but whether the pharmacy will be open 24-hours a day still must be decided by the City Council.
Written on August 15, 2012 at 1:46 pm, by Joni Lay.
Kodak to lay off 66 by April 19.
Will lay off 66 employees by April 19, the company has told Ohio government.
The laying of the cornerstone was done by the Rev.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced Wednesday that it will lay off 76 employees this week and cut hundreds more positions by June.
Eugene city government faces a $6 million budget gap , but City Manager Jon Ruiz doesn't want to plug it all by laying off employees.
With the ceremonial laying on of hands by a cluster of bishops, the Rev.
On Nov 13 National Grange President Ed Luttrell delivered his annual address, laying out priorities for the nation as viewed by the 145-year-old agriculture and rural America advocacy organization.
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In science:

The essential point is that we regard the multiplication Ax, of a vector x by a matrix A, simultaneously as an algebraic operation and geometrical transformation (similarly to Lay ).
Applications of Matrices Multiplication to Determinant and Rotations formulas in $\setR^n$
In this section, we shall lay the groundwork for the rest of the paper by noting some useful properties of Pn,m .
The evolution of uniform random planar graphs
In the next section, we lay the foundation for our analysis by defining typical graphs and describing aspects of random walks on them.
Viral Processes by Random Walks on Random Regular Graphs
It has seemed appropriate at points to emphasize the simplicity of the present approach by laying out some results that might just as well have been cited from their sources.
A simple homotopy-theoretical proof of the Sullivan conjecture
Since the minimum of f necessarily lays within C by construction, this is a solution to eqn (2.2).
A Geometric Approach to Matrix Ordering
Inspection of the visual layouts revealed that a good layout for the finegrain representation could be obtained by laying out its dual (the bipartite representation, which is a graph) and then mapping each nonzero to the average of the points of the row and column belonging to that particular nonzero.
A Geometric Approach to Matrix Ordering
Isham and his collaborators achieved this by noticing that the possibility of obtaining a ‘neo-realist’ reformulation of quantum theory lay in the idea of a context.
Review of the Topos Approach to Quantum Theory
But in our case the “instantaneous shape of a wave packet” is represented by known vector fields of polarizations as functions of relative Fourier components themselves and deformations of this “shape of ellipsoid of polarization” lay in the coset SU (N )/S [U (1) ⊗ U (N − 1)] [6-9].
Quantum theory requires gravity and superrelativity
Out of the nearly seventy octaves of electromagnetic spectrum that have been opened up to astronomical observation, X-ray astronomers can lay claim to roughly ten (as opposed to the single octave explored by optical astronomers!).
X-ray astronomy in the new Millenium. A Summary
It is found that 3C58 is too weak to be detected in the GeV energy range by the GLAST detector and lays on the sensitivity limit of the VERITAS telescope in the TeV energies.
Gamma-rays from the pulsar wind nebulae
Were the slopes identical (which would be the case if they both lay on the same section of the fireball spectrum (i.e. were not separated by the cooling break)) then a break would be implied between the second BeppoSAX observations and those with ESO.
GRB 020410: A Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglow Discovered by its Supernova Light
One of the reasons (beside unmasked bad values in the data) might be presence of weak nebular emission lines in the spectrum of a galaxy: Hβ index might be affected by emission in Hβ , Mgb – by [NI] (λ = 5199˚A) laying on the red continuum definition region.
Formation and Evolution of Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies
Such questions are best understood by laying out broad (infinite) classes of propert ies (hopefully some of them are new) and showing them to be testable (or characterizing the testable properties within the class).
Testing Linear-Invariant Non-Linear Properties
The complexity aspects of this problem and its variants have been investigated in our first paper by Chen and Fu (2010), laying a foundation for further study.
Algorithms for Testing Monomials in Multivariate Polynomials
Thus for a family of functions in one dimension which lay in the Sobolev space H 1 , we may determine a noise level necessary to achieve the differential privacy by bounding the above quantity for the difference of two functions.
Differential Privacy for Functions and Functional Data
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