May apple

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n May apple North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit
    • n May apple edible but insipid fruit of the May apple plant
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • May apple (Bot) the fruit of an American plant (Podophyllum peltatum). Also, the plant itself (popularly called mandrake), which has two lobed leaves, and bears a single egg-shaped fruit at the forking. The root and leaves, used in medicine, are powerfully drastic.
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Usage

In literature:

Each pupil may be able to bring an apple or a potato.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools" by Ministry of Education Ontario
We have learned that many kinds of apples and apple-trees may come from a batch of seeds.
"The Apple-Tree" by L. H. Bailey
They may be kept much longer in cold storage chambers, where the temperature is uniformly near the freezing point of the apple.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
It may take ten to fifteen years to begin to realize on an apple orchard.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
Next the umbrella tops of the May apple leaves began to push up.
"Penguin Persons & Peppermints" by Walter Prichard Eaton
Its effects may be compared to those produced by the thorn-apple rather than to those arising from opium.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
The value to the world of such a choice apple may be enormous.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
You may climb up and get some apples for us.
"Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades" by Florence Holbrook
There may be a good deal of apple in some plum-jam and perhaps some vegetable-marrow.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2" by George Saintsbury
But I have not spoken enough of one notable feature of the every-day apple tree that we may see without a journey to the East.
"Getting Acquainted with the Trees" by J. Horace McFarland
In winter, apples may be mixed.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
And it did seem a pity to be quarrellers on a day in May, with the apple buds turning as pink as pink!
"The Very Small Person" by Annie Hamilton Donnell
The same may likewise be asserted of some women, such as apple-women, oyster-women, fish-women, and match-women.
"The Comic Latin Grammar" by Percival Leigh
He may abstain because his mother offers, in case of his doing so, to give him sugar-plums, and he prefers the sugar-plums to the apples.
"In the School-Room" by John S. Hart
They may be very tiny, no larger than apple seeds, but still they are bulbs.
"The Gladiolus" by Matthew Crawford
One can never tell how a little green apple may develop.
"The Colored Girl Beautiful" by E. Azalia Hackley
May was at its height; all the apple-trees were in blossom, and the crimson thorn-trees on the lawn.
"The Weans at Rowallan" by Kathleen Fitzpatrick
If stuffing appears too dry add more cream (a cup of chopped apple or celery may be added).
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
There may be seen many products, including apples and strawberries of an excellent quality.
"The Story of Sitka" by C. L. Andrews
The trees were sprayed in May and early in June while the apples were still very small.
"Garden and Forest Weekly, Volume 1 No. 1, February 29, 1888" by Various
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In poetry:

Too short to bear the happiness
That bounded through the day,
That made the look of apple-blooms,
And you, and me, and May!
"Apple-Blossoms" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
And, after the painful service
On that pleasant Sabbath day,
He walked with his little daughter
Through the apple-bloom of May.
"The Minister’s Daughter" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Heart! yield thee up thy fruitless quest
Beneath the apple-tree;
Youth comes but once, love only once,
And May but once to thee!
"Apple-Blossoms" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
"Once in my youth I gave, poor fool,
A soldier apples and water,
So may I die before you cool
Your father's drouth, my daughter."
"Apples And Water" by Robert Graves
But, in October, when the apples fall,
And leaves begin to rust before the cold,
There may occur, by some unnoticed wall,
A sigh, a whisper in the rotten gold.
"The Golden Corpse" by Stephen Vincent Benet
This was my dream in May--to have one bloom,
Fragrant with apple-scent and Springtide rain,
Live thro' the bleakness of the midnight gloom,
Awakening all beauty in my room,
Hiding the dismal hills, quenching dull pain.
"Fulfilment" by Charles Hanson Towne

In news:

Apple 's next iPad mini may have better screen.
Apple may not number its iPads, but the rest of the world sure does.
Well, there may actually be an Apple TV in our future.
Once a friend of the hedge fund industry, Apple 's stock may have already turned into a foe.
Apple's iPhone 5 may buoy weak economy this fall.
Apple May Have to Use All of its US Generated Cash for Dividends and Buybacks.
Apple's famous new speech-powered assistant may have lost her million-dollar voice.
Apple may not number its iPads, but the rest of the world sure does.
If you need, or want, basic voice command and dictation capabilities, Apple's Dictation software that comes with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion may be enough.
Apple TV set may be in early stages of testing, report says.
Users of Apple Maps, your long, international nightmare may be over.
Apple's Latest Firing May Be for the Best (But Won't Save Its Map App).
If you're a former MobileMe customer who transitioned over to Apple's iCloud service, then you may soon lose up to 20GB of free storage.
If you use a sweet juice like orange or apple you may not need additional sugar.
Once a friend of the hedge fund industry, Apple's stock may have already turned into a foe.
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In science:

Cowperthwaite, M. and Williams, R. F., J. Appl. Phys. 42, 456 (1971). 3. Minich, R. W. and Orlikowski, D., The Symmetry and Geometry of Shock Formation, in New Models and Hydrocodes for Shock Wave Processes in Condensed Matter, May 24-28, 2010, Paris,France. 4. Davis, J.-P., J.
Compression Waves and Phase Plots: Simulations
It may even be unclear when a field started at all (when did research on apple trees begin?), or it may have started so long ago that modern concepts of citation don’t apply.
The first-mover advantage in scientific publication
Lett., vol. 60, pp. 24842486, May 1992. R. Toledo-Crow, P. C. Yang, Y. Chen, and M. Vaez-Iravany, “Nearfield differential scanning optical microscope with atomic force regulation”, Appl.
Near-field scanning microwave microscope for interline capacitance characterization of nanoelectronics interconnect
One may pick up one apple and one orange, then one apple and one orange, over and over again, and conclude that there is an equal number of apples and oranges.
Recent Progress in Inflationary Cosmology
However, one may also pick up one apple and two oranges, and then one apple and two oranges again, and conclude that there is twice as many oranges as apples.
Recent Progress in Inflationary Cosmology
Copyright, American Institute of Physics, 2005. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article is identical to the version that appeared in Appl.
Dipole radio-frequency power from laser plasmas with no dipole moment
For ambiguous queries like “apple”, “eclipse”, etc., different results may have completely different facets.
Query Expansion Based on Clustered Results
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