• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sembling (Zoöl) The practice of attracting the males of Lepidoptera or other insects by exposing the female confined in a cage.☞ It is often adopted by collectors in order to procure specimens of rare species.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sembling The attraction of male insects to a captive female.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Assemble


In literature:

Il semble que les Toris en sont bien aise, male point les Wiggs.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Il me semble que les soldats de France qui sont de ma taille, Monsieur, valent un peu mieux .
"The Christmas Books" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Peu apres, je vois a l'une des portieres d'un wagon de seconde, une tete de femme qu'il me semble avoir deja vue.
"Histoires grises" by E. Edouard Tavernier
Il ne semble pas qu'il y ait tant a vanter la possession d'un attribut qu'il serait degradant de ne pas posseder: c'est une vertu negative.
"Collections and Recollections" by George William Erskine Russell
One night, when dey was 'sembled, two men wuz kilt.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
Le fond de la vallee semble enseveli sous les debris de cette montagne a demi ecroulees.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4)" by James Hutton
La nature semble avoir pris plaisir d'y placer ses plus excellentes productions.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
Quant a Lord Melbourne, il me semble que la Duchesse le deteste.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843)" by Queen Victoria
After dinner one day, all de men folks 'semble at de woodpile.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
I wish t' the land they'd be anuther Gen'l 'Sembly!
"The Man of the Desert" by Grace Livingston Hill
Sembling: = assembling; q.v.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Let me conclude with this worthy mans daughter of alliance 'Que l'en semble donc lecteur.
"Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592" by Arthur Acheson
Il m'a semble qu'Elle daignait aussi m'accorder quelque bienveillance.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853" by Queen Victoria
Grub cubes, 'semble yo' rations!
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
Mandez-moi ce qu'il vous semble de ce dictum.
"The Essays of "George Eliot" Complete" by George Eliot
Certes, madame, il me semble que suis continuellement icy.
"An Introductorie for to Lerne to Read, To Pronounce, and to Speke French Trewly" by Anonymous
Moreover nobody is really doing (or, ce me semble, as I look about, can do) Outcries, while all the world is doing G.B.
"The Letters of Henry James, Vol. II" by Henry James
Mais il ne semble pas s'y etre jamais livre avec gout.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume IV (of 4)" by George Grote
Il semble naturel qu'il supporte les consequences des actes de son agent.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Sembling of insects, 176.
"Elementary Zoology, Second Edition" by Vernon L. Kellogg

In science:

Inter-mezzo The concepts that we have explained so far are sufficient to as semble a calculus S ′ TP which covers generic type-preserving traversal.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
Potentiel d’ ´equilibre et capacit ´e des en sembles avec quelques applications `a la th ´eorie des fonctions.
Effectively closed sets of measures and randomness
NGC 3079 may semble to a reasonable extent the dramatic phenomena taking place in young galaxies in the high-redshift Universe.
Report to Anaximander: A Dialogue on the Origin of the Cosmos in the Cradle of Western Civilization
For the fitting we take into account six Figure 4: The pseudocritical temperature for six envalues of Tp obtained with the asqtad action sembles at different Nt and ml .
Chiral Aspects of Improved Staggered Fermions with 2+1-Flavors from the HotQCD Collaboration