• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Self-positing The act of disposing or arranging one's self or itself. "The self-positing of the molecules."
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In literature:

He was very young to fill this position, and, as may be supposed, it was peculiarly trying to one whose learning was mainly self-acquired.
"Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made" by James D. McCabe, Jr.
Have you no self-respect whatever, and no consideration for your husband's position?
"If Only etc." by Francis Clement Philips and Augustus Harris
But Ireland, it will be said, is to occupy a position like that of a self-governing colony.
"A Leap in the Dark" by A.V. Dicey
It was a terrible position, and the American army was being cut to pieces without a chance to fire a gun in self-defence.
""Forward, March"" by Kirk Munroe
His self-effacement strengthened the position of the legate.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
The cause was self-apparent; two guns were being run by hand into position at the gateway barely one hundred yards away.
"The Story of the Guides" by G. J. Younghusband
It won't do for me in my position to abandon one's self to sentiment.
"Sunrise" by William Black
For a few moments she forgot self, forgot Debendra's position and her own.
"The Poison Tree" by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
No one was allowed to leave the city unless positively necessary, and to ask permission to go was to place one's self under surveillance.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
His position was certainly calculated to teach him a fine lesson in self-control.
"Terry's Trials and Triumphs" by J. Macdonald Oxley
But they were faithful in their humble position, and that was far more self-sacrificing and noble.
"The Lost Manuscript" by Gustav Freytag
My dearest Magda, I am neither self-seeking nor a fortune-hunter, but I know what is due to myself and to my position.
"Magda" by Hermann Sudermann
Kate Wilton needed all her strength of mind to bear up against the depression consequent upon her self-inflicted position.
"Cursed by a Fortune" by George Manville Fenn
The men fall being tempted by want of money, which means loss of pride and self-respect, and position, and comfort.
"The Ivory Gate, a new edition" by Walter Besant
Conjecture, resentment, wonder, self-reproach, were lost in a new and absorbing sense of the pathos of the poor girl's position.
"The Grandchildren of the Ghetto" by Israel Zangwill
A brave man will always have self-possession enough to feel the misery of his position.
"The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
They have not been in a position to develop their dignity and self-respect.
"The Inhabitants of the Philippines" by Frederic H. Sawyer
I thought her firm, self-reliant, and proud of her position as a woman.
"The Tiger Lily" by George Manville Fenn
Even she, self-possessed as she was, felt the natural giddiness inseparable from such a strange reversal of the position.
"Miss Marjoribanks" by Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant
Dashing his hand across his eyes, Picard reviewed the position, and was his own bad self again.
"Contraband" by G. J. Whyte-Melville

In news:

His achievement beyond what he had thought himself capable of positively reinforces his act of self- hypnotic praying.
The initiative, sponsored by the Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District, places flowering plants and foliages in metal planters positioned on the sidewalks in front of businesses.
These self-centering vises position and clamp workpieces exactly on a defined symmetrical axis.
Oh, politicians don't love the real plan, but they are positively enamored of their own self-edited, stripped-down versions.
Taking positive action will get rid of negative thoughts pinning you to the mat of self-doubt.
SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon McCarthy is back to his Twitter-happy self, a positive sign for the Oakland Athletics after the pitcher was struck in the head by a line drive this week.
Atkinson Toyota of Bryan & Madisonville, Texas is looking for eager, energetic, self motivated, intelligent and professional applicants for Full Time Sales Consultant positions.
McAlister's Deli is currently looking for 60, positive,energetic, self motivated individuals would enjoy being part of a great team.
We believe that proper dress is a positive reflection on our school and promotes self-pride.
If you are among the thousands of Americans who turned the dark cloud of the recession into the silver lining of becoming self- employed , you may feel you are now in a position to refinance your mortgage or to buy a home.
Girls on the Run promote positive self- esteem .
Photo contributed Katrina Simpkins uses her disability as a platform to promote positive self- esteem and the courage to be different.
Positively Perfect Dolls' Aim to Improve the Self- Esteem of Little Black Girls.
Suitable entertainment for a Knights of Columbus fund-raiser, Nanni Moretti's Good Friday-released We Have a Pope finds the Most Holy Father, wracked with self-doubt about his new position, on a walkabout in Rome.
Ideally, a positive self-concept begins to develop during childhood, based on experiences with family and friends.

In science:

Hamiltonian and is obviously also self-adjoint if the position and momentum operators are themselves self-adjoint, ˆH † = ˆH .
A Pedestrian Introduction to the Mathematical Concepts of Quantum Physics
While it satisfies the requirements of a complexifier, and admits a quantization as a positive self adjoint operator, its spectral decomposition is not analytically available so that C = V is not practically useful.
Semiclassical analysis of the Loop Quantum Gravity volume operator: I. Flux Coherent States
Indeed, the number of self-loops and multiple edges converge in distribution to independent Poisson random variables, which are both equal to zero with positive probability.
Critical behavior in inhomogeneous random graphs
In fact, the only physically reasonable choice would be the spin current given by the time derivative of the self-adjoint observable A = ıJ X where is X is the position operator.
Random Dirac operators with time-reversal symmetry
For technical convenience we assume ( without reducing the level of the generality) that hb is positive de finite and use Hb and He to denote the self-adjoint operators which are de fined in the sense of Kato by hb and he respectively.
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
Q(hP ) := Q(h). hP (u, v) := h(P u, P v) + h(P⊥ u, P⊥v), Obviously the form hP is closed and positive de finite and so it de fines the self-adjo operator HP in the sense of Kato.
Relative convergence estimates for the spectral asymptotic in the Large Coupling Limit
Theorem 5. A relation R has an existential positive (existential) definition in an ω -categorical structure Γ if and only if R is preserved by the endomorphisms (self-embeddings) of Γ.
All reducts of the random graph are model-complete
Many of the arguments here involve the consideration of the position of the particle at the time of the first self-intersection.
Large Deviations for Processes in Random Environments with Jumps
Positivity of the self-diffusion matrix of interacting Brownian particles with hard core, Probab.
Infinite-dimensional stochastic differential equations related to random matrices
For any subset E ⊂ S (M ) we denote by Eh (resp. E+ ) the set of all self-adjoint (resp. positive ) operators from E .
Non-commutative $L_p$-spaces associated with a Maharam trace
Let An , Bn be independent positive self-adjoint random matrices in Mn (C), such that at least one of An or Bn has a distribution invariant under unitary conjugation.
Laws of large numbers for eigenvectors and eigenvalues associated to random subspaces in a tensor product
Consider a positive self-adjoint matrix A ∈ Mk (C) with eigenvalue vector a ∈ ∆↓k and Vn a random vector space of dimension N ∼ tnk .
Laws of large numbers for eigenvectors and eigenvalues associated to random subspaces in a tensor product
At least for representation-finite self-injective finite dimensional algebras, we can prove that the above question has a positive answer.
Simple-minded systems in stable module categories
In the sparse case where m = cn/2 for constant c, with constant positive probability eG(n, m = cn/2) has no multiple edges or self-loops, in which case it is uniform in the usual model G(n, m = cn/2) where edges are chosen without replacement from distinct pairs of vertices.
Independent sets in random graphs from the weighted second moment method
The associated Laplace operator ∆ = P − I is bounded, self-adjoint and −∆ is positive.
Spectral properties of a class of random walks on locally finite groups