Service-line

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Service-line one of two lines drawn across the court twenty-one feet from the net, in lawn-tennis
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Quotations

  • Jim Rohn
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    “Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. servitium.

Usage

In literature:

All the lines of our lives, the lines of purity, of character, of service, of power, run back to the one starting point.
"Quiet Talks on Following the Christ" by S. D. Gordon
It was a voluntary service, and you know the nearer they are to the firing line the more they go to church.
"Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915" by Anonymous
He turned with quick, firm tread to pass the Federal lines without delay, and walked into the arms of two secret service men.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
They build the roads, put up the telegraph lines and telephone service, construct bridges and make the travel possible.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
It is not too much to affirm of the Cunard line, that it is the most popular and successful Transatlantic service afloat.
"Western Worthies" by J. Stephen Jeans
Mombasa is visited by the boats of several steamship companies, the German East Africa line maintaining a fortnightly service from Hamburg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Altogether, the maintaining of a serviceable fence-line on a well-ordered ranch necessitates eternal vigilance.
"Overland Red" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
Furthermore, the line was no longer in public service, save on market days at Le Donjon.
"With Those Who Wait" by Frances Wilson Huard
Diplomatic Service has been worried all along the line.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
It ends with the opening lines of the GS Memorial Service.
"Attrition" by Jim Wannamaker
B. is asleep in a bed which has done service for a long line of them.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
We were all very young in that line of service, though a few of the men under me were a little older.
"The Night of the Long Knives" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
None the less they threaded the line through the guides and found that everything was serviceable.
"The Young Alaskans" by Emerson Hough
The opponents of national service pursue two lines of argument, the one historical, the other theoretical.
"Freedom In Service" by Fossey John Cobb Hearnshaw
During this visit to the line I first had the services of Pte.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
This service, along the lines which the name implies, is available to the country home maker.
"A Living from the Land" by William B. Duryee
A kedge anchor was fastened to a heavy rope and dropped overboard, fish-lines were brought into service, and the sport began.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
The Harpers Ferry span, as noted, remained in full main-line service until 1894.
"The Engineering Contributions of Wendel Bollman" by Robert M. Vogel
For the very next lines make it clear that they are to enter Finn's service and become his retainers.
"Beowulf" by R. W. Chambers
Our censorships are also separate departments run on their own lines and quite apart from any direct control from the Secret Service.
"British Secret Service During the Great War" by Nicholas Everitt
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In news:

PG&E has restored gas service to residents of a San Jose street after a suspected drunken driver crashed her SUV into a house on Tuesday night, rupturing a gas line.
Crews from CenterPoint Energy are busy today working to restore gas service to around 205 homes after Wednesday afternoon's gas line break outside Mankato East High School.
Tailing the woman who puts Eureka City Schools on the front lines of homeless services.
The 305 bus line is being discontinued as part of widespread service changes by L.A.
We have to adjust, and the only way we can hold the line is to cut services because things do get more expensive.
Was a line from a public-service ad of the 1970's that soon became a cliché and then a kind of joke.
The facility is located on King Abdulaziz International Airport and will offer FBO and line maintenance services.
If you call an Obihai OBi110 Voice Service Bridge, your call can be bridged (2nd dialtone) to another service like your local Telco or a VoIP service to reach land line s and mobiles.
In many cases, you'll save money by switching over to one of the newer services instead of continuing with your land line .
Time to drop land-line service.
After looking over the most recent cable bill, which includes our internet and land line phone service, we decided maybe it's time to say goodbye to the landline.
Consumers Energy officials are blaming an arc in a main service line this morning on Cleveland Street near 84th Avenue in Coopersville for leaving several hundreds homes in the city of Coopersville with out power since about 7 a.m.
AutomationDirect (Cumming, GA) adds to its line of electrical wire with flexible service cord, available in sizes ranging from 18 to 10 gauge, for use in industrial applications.
The ocean carrier Maersk Line will suspend its weekly Spondylus service between the US East Coast, Central America and west coast South America.
Metropolitan Stevedore has been awarded the stevedoring services contract for Commodore Cruise Line's new day cruises sailing between San Diego and Rosarito Beach, Mexico.
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In science:

Note that ma jority of these on-line services are non-profit efforts.
A Wiki for Mizar: Motivation, Considerations, and Initial Prototype
The new version of the package adds the ability to use the on-line quantum random number generator service and implements new functions for retrieving lists of random numbers.
Employing online quantum random number generators for generating truly random quantum states in Mathematica
Method of solution: Use of a physical quantum random number generator and an on-line service providing access to the source of true random numbers generated by quantum real number generator.
Employing online quantum random number generators for generating truly random quantum states in Mathematica
The first one is the ability to use on-line Quantum Random Number Generation service developed by PicoQuant GmbH and the Nano-Optics groups at the Department of Physics of Humboldt University.
Employing online quantum random number generators for generating truly random quantum states in Mathematica
The on-line service supported in the version 2.0 of the TRQS package provides faster access to true randomness sources constructed using the laws of quantum physics.
Employing online quantum random number generators for generating truly random quantum states in Mathematica
This increases the speed of the random number generation, especially in the case of an on-line service, where it reduces the time necessary to establish the connection.
Employing online quantum random number generators for generating truly random quantum states in Mathematica
The implementation of the support for QRNG on-line service provides a noticeable improvement in the speed of random number generation.
Employing online quantum random number generators for generating truly random quantum states in Mathematica
The presented results show that the use of on-line service provides faster access to random numbers.
Employing online quantum random number generators for generating truly random quantum states in Mathematica
QRNG Service available on-line at https://qrng.physik.hu-berlin.de/.
Employing online quantum random number generators for generating truly random quantum states in Mathematica
One can notice that for a sample of size larger than 103 the QRNG on-line service is able to provide random numbers with a higher speed than the RandFile package.
RandFile package for Mathematica for accessing file-based sources of randomness
If the service time distribution has a tail behavior like t−k with 1 < k ≤ 2, i.e. the service time has finite mean and infinite variance, we can prove along similar lines as the proof of Theorem 5.1 that then the heavy-traffic behavior is similar to that of a standard M/G/1 queue without vacations as well .
Queues with random back-offs
If the Main Injector indeed can provide 2 GeV/c antiprotons, the next steps require construction of an extraction system for the decelerated antiprotons followed by a transfer line to a location (say the MI-8 service area) convenient for installation and operation of experimental trapping apparatus.
Prospects for low-energy antiproton physics at Fermilab
For the Internet, Maslov et al. [275] have proposed that the structure of the network reflects the existence of three broad categories of nodes: highlevel connectivity providers who run the Internet backbone and trunk lines, consumers who are end users of Internet service, and ISPs who join the two.
The structure and function of complex networks
The future of the VO Since the advent of the Internet, astronomy has been at the forefront for provision and networking of on-line data and services.
Astronomical Data Management
Therfore the equations behind this concept are unfortunatly expensive to compute in the case of general arrival and service curves . To make the concept practicable a piecewise linear approximation with up to three staight line segments is proposed. The error of this approximation is unkown.
Efficient Feasibility Analysis for Real-Time Systems with EDF Scheduling
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