Ours

Definitions

  • OUR CAR AT FLAGSTAFF
    OUR CAR AT FLAGSTAFF
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • possessive pron Ours ourz See Note under Our.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

OUR TOURIST IN PARIS. No. 2 OUR TOURIST IN PARIS. No. 2
OUR TRAVELLING CONTRIBUTOR OUR TRAVELLING CONTRIBUTOR
Our own Undergraduate Our own Undergraduate
OUR ELECTION OUR ELECTION
Josiah paid our fares Josiah paid our fares
OUR DINNER IN A JAPANESE INN OUR DINNER IN A JAPANESE INN
We cannot feed our chldren any longer We cannot feed our chldren any longer
Signals that Guards our Coast Signals that Guards our Coast

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Pluto is the only planet in our solar system that has not been visited by a spacecraft
    • ours See our.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears. never stop growing
    • prons Ours possessive of We
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.”
  • Motto
    Motto
    “Let us be tried by our actions.”
  • George Macdonald
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    “When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.”
  • Greg Anderson
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    “When we blame, we give away our power.”
  • German Proverb
    German Proverb
    “Work is our business; it's success is God s.”
  • Jacques Delille
    Jacques Delille
    “Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.”

Idioms

Beyond our ken - If something's beyond your ken, it is beyond your understanding.
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Fall on our feet - If you fall on your feet, you succeed in doing something where there was a risk of failure.
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Not our bag - If something is not your bag, it is not really suitable for your needs or you don't like it much.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. úre, gen. pl. of , we.

Usage

In literature:

We might be deceived in our expectations, and might have overestimated our powers, but at any rate we must take our chances and try.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putnam Serviss
We had our ball-players and our violinists; our singers and our story-tellers, as every regiment had.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
Higher and higher we climbed, mile after mile, our packs on our shoulders, our hearts very merry.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Ostend was ours, Lille was ours; over Palestine we had cast our mantle.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
Our impressions of a landscape, like our estimates of character, all depend on our viewpoint.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Our throats were parched, our lips cracked, our eyes bloodshot and staring.
"At the Point of the Sword" by Herbert Hayens
Our ears, however, helped us when our eyesight failed.
"Old Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
We stretched out our sail and all our garments, and let the precious streams we thus gathered run into our gourds and pots.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
And so our intimacy with Christ may be our peril; our very association may be made our temptation.
"My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year" by John Henry Jowett
Our horses are in the grove, and our knives in our belts.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
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In poetry:

Creator and Preserver, God!
To Thee our songs of praise we bear;
Our health, our hope, our soul's abode!
Our Guide to heav'n, our Saviour here.
"God's Guidance implored" by John Bowring
Our voices join the heav'nly strain,
And with transporting pleasure sing,
"Worthy the Lamb that once was slain,
To be our Teacher and our King!"
"Hymn 25" by Isaac Watts
She sees our faces bright and gay,
Our moving lips, our laughing eyes,
But scarce a word of what we say
Can pass the zone that round her lies;--
"In Silence" by John Lawson Stoddard
Yet in the midst of death and grief
This thought our sorrow should assuage:
Our Father and our Savior live;
Christ is the same through every age.
"Psalm 102 part 3" by Isaac Watts
That but for this our souls were free,
And but for that our lives were blest;
That in some season yet to be
Our cares will leave us time to rest.
"What We All Think" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Before we sighed, our griefs were told;
Before we smiled, our joys were sung;
And all our passions shaped of old
In accents lost to mortal tongue.
"To My Readers" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

We had just moved into the Kuhua Camp neighborhood next to the still-operating Pioneer Mill and, in starting our own family traditions, we took our two young children "trick or treating" near our home.
Rest assured that our cadets are diligently working to uphold our standards and traditions of our men and women in uniform.
So much is said in the media about celebrity deaths, while every day our country looses our military men and women fighting for our freedom with nothing reported.
Tai Shan "will take the role of our image ambassador in the future, which is good for polishing our brand and expanding our fame," Cao said.
Here in Beaufort County, our military and the defense not only play a vital role in our economy, but they also are our friends, family and neighbors.
Our town has many events that would not be successful without the support of our volunteers and our business community.
Three special gifts purchased by our daughter for her niece, our granddaughter, were placed on our North Davis front porch about 8:30 am on the Thursday before Thanksgiving.
We did our dwarf boot camp, which was all our movement training and our fight training, and they'd send us to the gym for our fitness.
We did our dwarf boot camp , which was all our movement training and our fight training, and they'd send us to the gym for our fitness.
We hope for improvement in our health, our income and our security.
If you missed the show, check out our video archive, where you will find all of our live broadcasts, including our shows from the Village Vanguard and the 92Y Tribeca.
"Our goal is to not only help our students become aware of their civic duty but to educate our students on local government by making it a memorable experience," Lanier said.
Initially, we must recognize that we have been using fertilizers and pesticides, driving and washing our cars, burning wood and doing other things that adversely affect our commons — our air and water.
In recognition of everyday heroes who patrol our streets, answer our calls for help and protect our feedom, Fetha Styx Fishing Rods is proud to announce the release of the "True Hero Series".
Our economy is based on oil, and our leaders view oil as the key to retaining our global military supremacy.
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In science:

The purpose of this section is to explain the conventions and notations used and demonstrate our methods for one galaxy in our sample. A complete description and discussion of all galaxies from our sample is given in the Appendix.
Dynamical Centers and Non-Circular Motions in THINGS Galaxies: Implications for Dark Matter Halos
Also, our choice of r , which satisfies inequality (2) in Theorem 1, our choice of β , and our choice of ǫ, guarantee that assumption (9) of Lemma 1 is also true.
Random Projections for the Nonnegative Least-Squares Problem
To test our photometry pipeline, we ran the 4Shooter BVRI raw data for 17 SN Ia from J06 through our pipeline and compared the results with those obtained by J06, whose reduction methods differed from ours in some ways.
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA
The parameters determined from past work, our spectral fitting, and our (V −K )0 colors are summarized in Table 1, where we also compare our values to those derived by others.
The Physical Properties of the Red Supergiant WOH G64: The Largest Star Known?
Observations, which capture stellar light that has traversed the dust of our galaxy, our atmosphere, and our telescope systems, will produce stellar color loci that deviate further from the expected intrinsic behavior.
Stellar Locus Regression: Accurate Color Calibration, and the Real-time Determination of Galaxy Cluster Photometric Redshifts
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