Running-lights

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Running-lights the lights shown by vessels between sunset and sunrise
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Quotations

  • Michel De Saint-Pierre
    Michel De Saint-Pierre
    “An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?”
  • Muhammad Ali
    Muhammad%20Ali
    “I run on the road, long before I dance under the lights.”
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas%20Hobbes
    “The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. rinnan; Ger. rennen, Ice. renna, to run.

Usage

In literature:

The plant is lighted by a small, but very complete, engine and dynamo on one base and run by steam from the Sterling boilers.
"The Water Supply of the El Paso and Southwestern Railway from Carrizozo to Santa Rosa, N. Mex." by J. L. Campbell
Such was his prayer, with which Minerva pleased, Freshen'd his limbs, and made him light to run.
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
He saw the light run down and glint upon the pool.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
So that's why you're running without lights!
"The Pride of Palomar" by Peter B. Kyne
Bunny had left her standing near the front part of the cave, where it was still light, and he had run back into the dark part.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Camp Rest-A-While" by Laura Lee Hope
How close to the shore they are running, and they have no lights out.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea" by Janet Aldridge
She heard him run lightly down the stairs.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Nothing occurred to disturb the even tenor of their progress until the lights of Haford's Run came into sight.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls, Vol. XII, Jan. 3, 1891" by Various
I tried to turn and run up the stairs but I had to look, and the gray filtering light struck into a pair of eyes.
"The Motor Maid" by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
After running for about a mile he saw a light ahead of him, and soon arrived at a cottage.
"The Lion of Saint Mark" by G. A. Henty
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In poetry:

Nor shall thy spreading gospel rest
Till through the world thy truth has run,
Till Christ has all the nations blest
That see the light or feel the sun.
"Psalm 19" by Isaac Watts
Your shadows o'er our fields ere night
Draw from the shadow of old trees;
Ghost-hallowed run the streams, and light
Hangs halo-wise in the great peace.
"The Men Who Loved The Cause That Never Dies" by John Freeman
When the pale skies shiver,
Seeing night is done,
Past the ocean-river,
Lightly thou dost run,
To look for pleasant, sleepy lands,
That never fear the sun.
"Hesperus" by C S Lewis
My heart beat fast as I leapt the rail;
One touch was enough, and with wild affright,
I said in a voice that was like to fail,
"My God, it is Duncan; run back for a light."
"Duncan Weir" by Alexander Anderson
Oh I would live in myself only
And build my life lightly and still as a dream —
Are not my thoughts clearer than your thoughts
And colored like stones in a running stream?
"Oh You Are Coming" by Sara Teasdale
And first, along the sheltered nooks,
The crocus runs in little brooks
Of joyance, till by light made bold
They show the gladness of their looks
In shining pools of white and gold.
"Flood-Tide of Flowers" by Henry Van Dyke

In news:

Understand the fundamentals of positioning and shielding running light s.
Boat operators must use running lights at night.
Syndicators are bracing for a light fall season this year with only four major new first-run strips being launched this year—Warner Bros'.
After running a red light, a Ford F-150 collided with a shuttle bus , injuring three people, according to state troopers.
Run To the Lights at Silver Dollar City 2012.
Run To the Lights 2012.
His sons now run the company, which specializes in prosecco, the light sparkling wine made from the grape of that name.
A citizens' group has proposed building a light rail line to run the length of 42nd Street, which would be closed to car traffic.
Police search for light- colored pickup after Wednesday hit-and-run.
French duo Skertzo are among the artists featuring installations at Lyon's Festival of Lights , which runs from 6-9 December and showcases designers from all over the world.
The Savannah Morning News reports the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights will run from Friday and through New Year's Day.
That's how Sebastian Saavedra describes returning this season to the Firestone Indy Lights series after running the 2011 season in IZOD IndyCar.
The spectacle of lights will run nightly from Nov 1 to Jan 6, featuring thousands of handmade lanterns in whimsical scenes.
It happened Monday just before 5:30 pm at 1327 and S. Witnesses tell police that the woman may have run a red light before being hit by a car.
If you haven't caught the show of lights dancing nightly over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, time is quickly running out.
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In science:

The light shaded line is an example of the second RC that runs parallel to the approximated phase boundary to a temperature T > Tc and B = 0 to speed up equilibration.
Are the diluted antiferromagnet in a field and the random-field Ising model in the same universality class?
Again, the light shaded line shows an example of the second RC that runs parallel to the approximated phase boundary to a temperature T > Tc and h = 0 to speed up equilibration.
Are the diluted antiferromagnet in a field and the random-field Ising model in the same universality class?
The imaginary parts of the first generation A parameters, ImAu and ImAd , do not run, apart from the small corrections proportional to the Yukawa couplings of light fermions.
Constraints on Phases of Supersymmetric Flavour Conserving Couplings
Re-examination of the beam parameters in the light of these results has led to the realization that the luminosity of the collider can be expected to be 3–4 times higher than pro jected in 1999, although it is likely to require some period of running to carry out the needed beam-based alignment of the accelerator.
Linear Collider Physics Resource Book for Snowmass 2001 - Part 1: Introduction
The reach in discovery of a light neutral Higgs state (in the SM or, alternatively, in the MSSM in the low tan β region) at the Tevatron collider (Run 2) seems to be very promising.
Searches for new particles at LEP: a summary report
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