Shasta

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Shasta the Shastan language spoken by the Shasta
    • n Shasta a volcanic mountain peak in the Cascade Range in northern California (14,162 feet high)
    • n Shasta a member of the Indian people of northern California and southern Oregon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The greatest snowfall ever in a single storm was 189 inches at the Mount Shasta Ski Bowl in February, 1959.
    • n Shasta A mountain peak, etc., in California.
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Usage

In literature:

The highest point on Mount Shasta, as determined by the State Geological Survey, is 14,440 feet above mean tide.
"Steep Trails" by John Muir
He talked of Honey Lake, of Shasta County, and of Humboldt.
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
Don't you think she ought to see Shasta, and the McCloud River, if her impressions are to be complete?
"The Port of Adventure" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
Here the Brahmin may rear his pagoda and read his Shasta.
"'America for Americans!'" by John Philip Newman
He was not a child, but he was Shasta, the Pah Utah Indian.
"Adrift in the Wilds" by Edward S. Ellis
In 1853 they hanged two Mexicans for horse stealing, and also a bartender who had shot a citizen near Shasta.
"The Story of the Outlaw" by Emerson Hough
Shastas, commentary on Vedas, 31.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
The country between Shasta Peak and Salem is at present virtually without an outlet to market.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
Shasta, 404; Oakland, A.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
At noon of the day on which we left the American Ranch, we came up a rugged hill into the settlement of Shasta.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 81, July, 1864" by Various
Your uncle did not recognize me as the boy he saw play on the Shasta View team.
"Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant" by Hugh S. Fullerton
Shasta displays its attractions surpassingly well.
"In the Oregon Country" by George Palmer Putnam
Shasta in Siskiyou county to Mt.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
Shasta in California, while on the N., somewhat below the international boundary of 49 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
Instead, however, of being consequently deserted, Shasta City still flourishes in virtue of its situation.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas" by Fanny Loviot
Shasta, and fed by the snows of the Sierras, it is fitful in its demeanor.
"Peculiarities of American Cities" by Willard Glazier
At their feet stretches of shasta daisies lay as snow.
"The Higher Court" by Mary Stewart Daggett
Shasta, but died in a lonely canyon, by his own hand in a fit of temporary insanity.
"The Mountains of Oregon" by William Gladstone Steel
Shasta, 5700 ft., Siskiyou Co., California.
"Speciation of the Wandering Shrew" by James S. Findley
His home is situated on Hot Creek, near its rise at the foot of the mountains that divide the Modoc from the Shasta country.
"Wigwam and War-path; Or the Royal Chief in Chains" by A. B. (Alfred Benjamin) Meacham
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In poetry:

The snow-crested mountains are calling aloud;
Nevada to Ural speaks out of the cloud,
And Shasta shouts forth, from his throne in the sky,
To the storm-splintered summits, the peaks of Altai!
"At The Banquet To The Grand Duke Alexis" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Till Mount Shasta's breezes fan
The snowy peaks of Ta Sieue-Shan,--
Till Erie blends its waters blue
With the waves of Tung-Ting-Hu,--
Till deep Missouri lends its flow
To swell the rushing Hoang-Ho!
"At The Banquet To The Chinese Embassy" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Keep listening for more Shasta Beach stops.
Shasta College student and football player Templeton Fountaine IV walks down Loma Street on Thursday with his two boys, Bentley, 1 (on shoulders).
They were treated to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner donated by Shasta Regional Medical Center, Whitson said.
UPDATED (with video): Storm wreaks havoc on Shasta County.
Look for us in these locations and stop by and try some Shasta.
Stepfather of Shasta College Football Player Tyler Burton: "Progress is a Miracle".
Shasta Regional Medical Center was named one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the US for inpatient performance in cardiovascular services.
Shasta County election results certified , unclear whether Dickerson will seek recount.
Chapman -Sifers, Shasta Lake.
I would like to thank the registered voters of the city of Shasta Lake for voting for me.
It happened at Mt Shasta restaurant.
Opening of Shasta County's community corrections center delayed.
Plans for a community corrections center for former state prison inmates back in Shasta County have been delayed.
COS middle linebacker Henderson returns to Redding for tonight's game at Shasta.
Officials plan to conduct an autopsy on the body of a San Jose woman who died after her kayak flipped over and was pushed against a rock in a Shasta County creek .
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In science:

We employ the SHASTA algorithm for solving the hydrodynamical equations.
Multiplicities and $p_T$ spectra in ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions from a next-to-leading order improved perturbative QCD + saturation + hydrodynamics model
Boris, J. P., and Book, D. L., “Flux corrected transport I, SHASTA, a fluid transport algorithm that works”, J.
Numerical hydrodynamics in general relativity
These equations of motion are solved by means of the code SHASTA in which the propagation in the three spatial dimensions is carried out consecutively. A proper desciption of spinodal decomposition requires that finite-range effects be incorporated [5, 6].
Spinodal amplification of density fluctuations in fluid-dynamical simulations of relativistic nuclear collisions
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