Qua

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • conj Qua In so far as; in the capacity or character of; as. "It is with Shelley's biographers qua biographers that we have to deal."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • qua An old Scotch form of who.
    • qua As being; so far as.
    • n qua A jail; quod.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Qua kwä as far as.
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Quotations

  • Janet Malcolm
    Janet Malcolm
    “Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., abl. of qui, who
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.

Usage

In literature:

As to the Holy Cross qua fetish, why discuss such free-thinking credulities?
"Modern Mythology" by Andrew Lang
De qua doctus Hesiodus ne verbum quidem fecit, cum de cultura agri scriberet.
"Cato Maior de Senectute" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Qui has both qua and quae in these same cases.
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
Other causes have been announced by medical writers under the names of causa procatarctica, and causa proegumina, and causa sine qua non.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
Her name was Mae-che-ne-mock-qua, and she was beautiful as the sunrise of a summer morning.
"Bay State Monthly, Vol. II, No. 1, October, 1884" by Various
Veniente autem eo domum in qua puella molebat, clause iam fores illi patuerunt.
"The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran" by Anonymous
Qua illa temperantia, qua patientia, qua etiam constantia novissimam valetudinem tulit!
"A Handbook for Latin Clubs" by Various
Audivimus quas iniurias tibi Germani intulissent.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
In qua columna gesta sua perscripsit, ut monumentum esset posteris rerum suarum.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)" by Jacob Bryant
Quem tu, quod minimum facillimumquest, Qua solatus es adlocutione?
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
Fortuitously initiated development is a condition sine qua non of Darwinism and Weismannism.
"At the Deathbed of Darwinism" by Eberhard Dennert
En nemus exaninum, qua se modo germina, verno Tempore, purpureis explicuere comis.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
On the 16th we landed at Tea-qua-san, where we captured great numbers of albatrosses, ferns, and boobies.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
Florula Lapponica, quae continet catalogum plantarum, quas per provincias Lapponicas Westrobothnienses observavit C. Linnaeus.
"Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnæus" by William MacGillivray
Quantos tum gemitus ipsi sibi, quantaque nobis Volnera, quas lacrimas peperere minoribu' nostris!
"The Roman Poets of the Republic" by W. Y. Sellar
It took some four or five days to get to the long-looked-for Qua Iboe.
"West African studies" by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
Masochismus Larvatus est species hujus degenerationis in qua sordes physicae sordibus adduntur moralibus.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Id principium apud nos artis, qua hodie Bohemi excellere putantur.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 6" by Various
On the 28th the pioneers moved their camp to Alki Point or Sma-qua-mox as it was named by the Indians.
"Blazing The Way" by Emily Inez Denny
TAN CHET-QUA, of QUANG-CHEW-FU, Gent.
"An Explanatory Discourse by Tan Chet-qua of Quang-chew-fu, Gent." by Sir William Chambers
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In poetry:

I doubt if King John
Was a sine qua non.
I could rather imagine it
Of any other Plantagenet.
"Clerihew - King John" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
INTER marmoreas Leonorae pendula colles
Fortunata mmis Machina dicit horas.
Quas manibus premit ilia duas insensa papillas
Cur mihi sit digito tangere, amata, nefas?
"In Horologium" by Percy Bysshe Shelley
At saeva e speculis tempus dea nacta nocendi,
Ardua tecta petit, stabuli et de culmine summo
Pastorale canit signum, cornuque recurvo
Tartaream intendit vocem, qua protinus omne
Contremuit nemus, et silvae intonuere profundae.
"The Heroic Enthusiasts - Part The Second =First Dialogue.=" by Giordano Bruno

In news:

I've had many incredible wines from Sine Qua Non, Manfred Krankl's eccentric label.
MOORESVILLE To their credit, Mooresville's players put a lock on Bloomington North's Shai Warfield after the 5-9 junior guard/forward scored 12 points in the second qua.
Force Majeure on Qua Iboe Oil.
Force Majeure on Qua Iboe Oil.
Q-SEP Hollow Fiber ultrafiltration modules contain UF membranes manufactured with QUA's Cloud Point Precipitation method.
Qua Baths & Spa Appoints Director.
Lewisville's dynamic duo: Qua Walls and Malcolm Means.
Lewisville seniors Qua Walls and Malcolm Means have helped the Lions to a 6-1 start.
Manfred Krankl makes some of California's most highly prized Syrahs and Grenaches at Sine Qua Non.
Manfred Krankl makes some of California's most highly prized Syrahs and Grenaches at Sine Qua Non .
In Chautau-qua and Cattaraugus counties, we are often blessed with colorful displays combining yellow, gold, reds and burgundy leaves.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler left Sunday's game at Minnesota in the fourth qua.
Chautau-qua County Department of Public Facilities Director George Spanos announced today the appointment of Sam Arcadipane Jr as Manager of Airports and Parks effective Nov 29.
Rasberry owns Qua Paw Tree Farm, named for a creek that runs through the property, which is a diversified operation that embodies forest management, recreation, wildlife habitat and even mineral production.
Digging through the newspaper archives, I found another version of the Indian legend featuring Mina Sauk and her father, Sauk-ton-qua, the namesakes of Mina Sauk Falls and Taum Sauk Mountain.
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In science:

Since spectroscopic identification of several thousand events involves too much observing time, broadband photometry should now also deliver identification of the events, which pushes for increased qua lity measurements.
The expansion of the universe observed with supernovae
Cecilia Gonz´alez-Tokman and Anthony Quas. A semi-invertible operator Oseledets theorem.
Stability and approximation of random invariant densities for Lasota-Yorke map cocycles
Before we rush to declare either Javascript or Python the sine qua non of future astronomical analysis, it is worth noting the large proportion of .
Unproceedings of the Fourth .Astronomy Conference (.Astronomy 4), Heidelberg, Germany, July 9-11 2012
In the main body of this report, we presented a probability function on string pairs qua equivalence classes of terminated edit sequences.
Learning string edit distance
This observation led Richard Feynman to speculate that “qua ntum computers ” might be able to solve certain problems exponentially faster than any classical machine [Fey85, Fey96].
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
The main obstacle to such devices, the high losses associated with sufficientl y non-linear optical elements, was recently circumvented by a proposed scheme for efficient qua ntum computation with just linear optics [KLM01] (see page 58).
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
In this case, ~q converges to the memory pattern-qua-attractor ~v 1 , as it is shown in the last row of eq. (4) and in the last row of eq. (5).
A neural-network-like quantum information processing system
The vertical line at about 0.008 on the horizontal axis shows the resulting physical average light quark mass. I stress that the continuum limit result shown in Fig. 1 is not PQ —it is for a pion composed of degenerate sea qua rks of mass mx = my = mℓ .
Rooted staggered fermions: good, bad or ugly?
The demonstrated ability to self-trigger is also a condicio sine qua non for a self-sustaining array.
Radiowave Neutrino Detection
Tjhung, “Construction of qua si-orthogonal STBC with minimum decoding complexity,” Proc.
Maximum-rate, Minimum-Decoding-Complexity STBCs from Clifford Algebras
We formulate our methodology as straightforwardly applicable to astronomical X-ray light curves and aimed at judging the signi ficance level for detected quas iperiodic oscillations (QPOs).
Wavelet analysis: a new significance test for signals dominated by intrinsic red-noise variability
Observe now sine qua non conditions (∗) - which stem from the definition of Φt level i.e. (∗) means: 1 ≤ s ≤ tF , 1 ≤ u ≤ vF while t, v ∈ N0 .
On natural join of posets properties and first applications
There is qua litative difference between the optical spectra in the photoexcited HS state and that in thermal-excited HS one.
Photo-induced spin-state change in itinerant correlated-electron system
The light qua rk mass dependence of the form factor is mild and a linear chiral extrapolation was made, as shown in Fig. 10.
Full determination of the CKM matrix using recent results from lattice QCD
Qua a function of r , the above integral is a multiple of (2.14).
Sector estimates for hyperbolic isometries
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