Mountain Time

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Mountain Time standard time in the 7th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 105th meridian west; used in the mountain states of the United States
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Quotations

  • John Wanamaker
    John Wanamaker
    “One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.”
  • Judi Adler
    Judi Adler
    “champions know there are no shortcuts to the top. They climb the mountain one step at a time. they have no use for helicopters!”
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis%20Waitley
    “Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself.”

Usage

In literature:

By his strong personal impulse he impelled it into more natural paths, and at the same time he discovered the power of the mountains.
"The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times" by Alfred Biese
When hot times came, they boiled up in a mountain to buttress the world.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862" by Various
When the time comes for the peace, the Iroquois will be at the Mountain.
"The Mississippi Bubble" by Emerson Hough
So, Ferdy stayed at Squire Rawson's all the time that the party was in the mountains.
"Gordon Keith" by Thomas Nelson Page
A dozen times in these journeys by the rugged mountain paths he narrowly escaped falling into the enemy's hands.
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
After a time we entered a dense growth of spruce which covered a slight depression in the table of the mountain.
"In the Catskills" by John Burroughs
There was at that time residing at Taos, an old mountaineer friend of Kit Carson, by the name of Maxwell, who had become quite rich.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
Them Tailholt Mountain thieves have gone too far this time.
"When A Man's A Man" by Harold Bell Wright
For the second time a dark and frowning mountain had risen between Martin and me.
"The Woman Thou Gavest Me" by Hall Caine
I studied it a month once, but when I go up in the mountains I go to have a good time.
"Jimmy, Lucy, and All" by Sophie May
Blood and desire would conquer every time; every mountaineer recognized that!
"The Man Thou Gavest" by Harriet T. Comstock
That was the first time I ever thought about the mountains.
"Lazarre" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
It was a most interesting and adventurous time that we spent near the Magalies Mountains.
"On Commando" by Dietlof Van Warmelo
My father and sisters fled to the mountains, and since that time my eyes have beheld them no more.
"Folk-Lore and Legends; Scandinavian" by Various
From that time on the old mountaineer became a daily problem to Ward B.
"Miss Mink's Soldier and Other Stories" by Alice Hegan Rice
All went well with the retired terror of the mountains for a long time.
"Bears I Have Met--and Others" by Allen Kelly
During that summer little Luke spent much time with Old John the lone Indian, who lived at the foot of Black Mountain.
"The Magic Speech Flower" by Melvin Hix
He sat and hovered about that mountain for a long time, and the people were persuaded it was a griffin.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 11" by Robert Kerr
After a time, far up the mountain was heard a single shot.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
The mountain-building movements continued into Pliocene times.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays" by J. (John) Joly
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In poetry:

White snowflakes
Falling constantly-at such a time
In fair Yoshino
Amid the wild winds round the mountain's base
Scatter blossoms.
"White snowflakes" by Ki no Tsurayuki
How timely then a comrade's song
Comes floating on the mountain air,
And bids thee yet be bold and strong -
Fancy may die, but Faith is there.
"St. Simon And St. Jude" by John Keble
The great procession of the stars went by
Far overhead, beyond the mountain's rim,
But the unconquered worlds of time and space,
As nothing were to him.
"The Climber" by Virna Sheard
And the mountains sent back the dull thunder
As though to all time they would tell
The vengeance that pealed to the Heavens
From the Harbour of "Mary's Well."
"Tobermory Bay" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
FROM this fair home behold on either side
The restful mountains or the restless sea
So the warm sheltering walls of life divide
Time and its tides from still eternity.
"La Maison D’Or" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Night is the time to pray;
Our Saviour oft withdrew
To desert mountains far away;
So will his followers do, -
Steal from the throng to haunts untrod,
And hold communion there with God.
"Night" by James Montgomery

In news:

Proud to now call Nevada "home," Joe enjoys spending his free time outdoors in the state's beautiful mountains.
This is typically the most numerous species seen during this time of the fall, with 63 counted yesterday at the summit of Sunrise Mountain.
We may see some light snow at the lower elevations during that time, but the main impact from the snow will remain in the mountains.
Paul Lawrie, back at this event for the first time in nine years, held on to defeat Ryo Ishikawa and advance to the third round at Dove Mountain.
Alex Seeley / times-shamrock From left, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Paul Stanley of Kiss rock out Tuesday night at Toyota Pavillion at Montage Mountain.
Mountain Time View Pacific Thursday December 13, 2012 Current View Prime Time View Full Day.
Mountain Time View Pacific Wednesday December 12, 2012 Current View Prime Time View Full Day.
Mountain Time View Pacific Tuesday December 11, 2012 Current View Prime Time View Full Day.
(AP) — For the second time in the past few weeks, a mountain lion sighting has been confirmed in southeast Missouri.
For the second time in the past few weeks, a mountain lion sighting has been confirmed in southeast Missouri.
STRINGTOWN — For the second time in the past few weeks, a mountain lion sighting has been confirmed in southeast Missouri.
It was Kip's fifth attempt mountaineering on the Avalanche Gulch Route and fourth time sleeping overnight at 10,400-foot base camp Lake Helen since he was 6 years old.
Old-time mountaineers picked home sites according to the location and purity of springs.
He's 14 and balances his time between home schooling, skiing, mountain biking and music.
Not good for firefighters but good for the mountain valley residents who for some time have been suffering from smoky skies.
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In science:

Every time the number of mountain or valley creases hits zero in a column or a row, we add the row or column to a list to be used as the new H in the next step.
When Can You Fold a Map?
In [] an algorithm called "valleys-to-mountains re(cid:13)ections" was proposed to reduce the large correlation time in the updating of the continuous matter (cid:12)eld variables.
Effective Sampling of Random Surfaces by Baby Universe Surgery
SoS runs on a fast dual-processor computer on the mountain and provides SNR totals and distributions together with other quality assurance parameters within minutes of the end of each exposure, enabling timely decisions by the observers on what exposures are required to complete a field.
Positioning errors and efficiency in fiber spectrographs
UPTAUs-HORTAUs duration time is also much longer than common downward showers because their showering occurs at much lower air density: from micro (UPTAUS from mountains) to millisecond (UPTAUs and HORTAUs from satellites) long flashes.
Upward and Horizontal Tau Air-showers from Earth Crust Crowns: Traces of Highest Energy Neutrinos Beam Dump in Widest Volumes
Breaking Strain and Gravitational Waves The breaking strain (strength) of NS crust determines the maximum sized mountain that is possible on a NS before it collapses under the stars extreme gravity. A large mountain, on a rapidly rotating NS, produces a time dependent mass quadrupole moment.
Neutron Star Crust and Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Once again, by the term “efficient” we mean that at all times we keep our area (i.e. our altitude in the mountain range) as small as possible.
Critical Heegaard Surfaces and Index 2 Minimal Surfaces
One can, for example, calculate various time correlation functions that can be used to develop alternative efficiency criteria[Kolafa, 1988, Mountain and Thirumalai, 1994].
Optimum Monte Carlo Simulations: Some Exact Results
Finally, one could ask the students to design an experiment that would efficiently rule out a bias in the departure times. A solution would be to install a neutrino detector in the mountains close to CERN, because δ t does then not depend on the distance of the detector.
Two exercises about neutrino departure times at CERN
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