Lum

Definitions

  • Bub Lum
    Bub Lum
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lum A chimney.
    • Lum A ventilating chimney over the shaft of a mine.
    • Lum A woody valley; also, a deep pool.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lum A wooded valley.
    • n lum A deep pool.
    • n lum A chimney.
    • n lum In coal-mining, a chimney placed on the top of the upcast-shaft to increase the draft and carry off the smoke.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lum lum (Scot.) a chimney.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
W. llumon, chimney, llum, that shoots up or ends in a point
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
W. llumon.

Usage

In literature:

It was as white's the side o' th' house, And sparklin' like that lum'nous paint they put on gate-posts.
"Men, Women and Ghosts" by Amy Lowell
He scrammilt aboot till he got the bag; syne he fand for his lum hat, an' put it on his heid.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond
What a noise in the lum!
"The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself" by David Macbeth Moir
The smoke is coming from the kitchen lum.
"The Dew of Their Youth" by S. R. Crockett
What a noise in the lum!
"The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith" by D. M. Moir
You're fair as the rum ti lum ti sheen, Hark!
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
I'm plain Tom Lum, from Dog-face Mountain, down in Alabama.
"An Undivided Union" by Oliver Optic
It's easier to big lums than keep them reeking.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
He turned crankier than ever, working off steam on Rau and Ah Lum, with twenty-five cents for every swear, and nothing at night but hymns.
"Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas" by Lloyd Osbourne
Girard made money fast; and in July, 1777, married Mary Lum, a woman of his own class.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
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In poetry:

And Beauty woke, to find the ray
She long must bitterly deplore,
Had pass'd from her bright bow'r away,
To be re-lum'd for her, no more!—
"Song!" by Eliza Acton
To see him reel oot o' some publican's den
Wi' a face like the lum, an' his hair a' on en',
Gaun stoitin' an' sweerin' the hie road alang,
Hoo burnin' the shame, an' hoo bitter the pang.
"Neebour Johnnie's Complaint" by Janet Hamilton
The hoose fire was luntin, I ken'd by the smeek
Rowin' oot o' the lum, an' the guff o' peat reek
I snufft wi' delight: sae the folk were asteer,
An' I thocht in the by-gaun for them I wad speer.
"The Ballad O' Mary Muiren" by Janet Hamilton
The town may be clouted and pieced, till it meets
A' neebours benorth and besouth, without haltin';
Brigs may be biggit ower lums and ower streets,
The Nor' Loch itsel' heaped heigh as the Calton.
"Old And New Times" by Alexander Boswell
Oot-ower the auld brig, up to sweet Simmerlee,
Sweet, said ye?—hech, whaur?—for nae sweetness I see;
Big lums spewin' reek an' red lowe on the air,
Steam snorin', an' squeelin', an' whiles muckle mair?
"A Wheen Aul' Memories" by Janet Hamilton
See what an awfu' mess ye've made o' a' your bonnie claes,
The peenie, tae, that I pat on this mornin' when ye raise;
'Twas white then as the new-fa'en sna', but noo as black's the lum,
An' what wi' treacly pieces, stickin' here an' there like gum.
"The Paidlin' Wean" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Organizing surprise parties was William Lum Jr.'s specialty.
Cory Lum for The New York Times.
Debbie Lum , Director and Producer of "Seeking Asian Female".
Debbie Lum , Director and producer of "Seeking Asian Female", discusses her film with Jean Ponzi.
Precious Waters Flotilla will stop at Lum Park.
He was born on July 23, 1952 in Summit to the late Walter A and Edith Lum .
Jennifer Lum is a mobile entrepreneur and investor.
Mooz- lum Directed by Qasim Basir Peace Films Opens February 11, AMC Empire 25.
For the 60th birthday of his mother, Grace Lum , for instance, he surprised her with a big dinner party at Windows on the World, the restaurant at the top of the north tower of the trade center.
Ruthanne Lum McCunn, Author Beacon Press (MA) $24 (352p) ISBN 978-0-8070-8348-2.
Mooz-lum Directed by Qasim Basir Peace Films Opens February 11, AMC Empire 25.
But one sentiment seems to unite many of them: they want to avoid people like photojournalist Jessica Lum.
Oct 3, 2012 — Photojournalist Jessica Lum rented an RV and moved to the California desert to document the residents of Slab City, a campsite for snowbirds and squatters.
In one of San Francisco's many multi-unit buildings from the early-1900s, Heidi Lender (with the help of John Lum Architecture and Maddern Construction) merged two, top-floor apartments to create a united flat.
Those competing in House District 59 are Scot Allen of Brandon, Benny L Hubbard of Flowood, Bradley Lum of Flowood and Brent Powell of Brandon.
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In science:

Analogously, Au := B−∞,0 is called the unstable σ -algebra and its sets are measurable unions of local unstable manifolds (LUMs) {α} × [0, 1) × {y2}.
On infinite-volume mixing
If l is the length of the pendulum, and θ is the angle of the pendu lum, and m is the mass of the pendulum, then the component of acceleration tangent to the circle is lθ, because the component of position tangent to the circle is lθ.
Bifurcations and Chaos in Simple Dynamical Systems
To simplify, we will use a pendu lum of length l=g.
Bifurcations and Chaos in Simple Dynamical Systems
The system has a hyperbolic structure `a la Pesin, in the following sense: Theorem 2.1 For µ-a.e. x ∈ M there is a LSM W s (x) and a LUM W u (x).
Recurrence for quenched random Lorentz tubes
In the present universe most baryons are dark (η(LUM) ≪ η(BBN) ≈ η(CMB)), so that estimates of the baryon density some 10 billion years after the expansion began are more uncertain and, often model-dependent.
Tracking The Baryon Density From The Big Bang To The Present
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