Skeletonizer

Definitions

  • Mounted Skeleton of Allosaurus in the American Museum
    Mounted Skeleton of Allosaurus in the American Museum
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Skeletonizer (Zoöl) Any small moth whose larva eats the parenchyma of leaves, leaving the skeleton; as, the apple-leaf skeletonizer .
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Additional illustrations & photos:

a.: Excavating the Brontosaurus skeleton a.: Excavating the Brontosaurus skeleton
b.: Excavating the Brontosaurus skeleton b.: Excavating the Brontosaurus skeleton
Skeleton of Saurolophus, from Upper Cretacic of Alberta Skeleton of Saurolophus, from Upper Cretacic of Alberta
Skeleton of the garden toad Skeleton of the garden toad
Skeleton of a branching coral Skeleton of a branching coral
The Skeleton The Skeleton

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The skeleton of a spider is located on the outside of the body. The name for this is exoskelton
    • n skeletonizer In entomology, an insect which eats the parenchyma of leaves, leaving the skeleton: as, the apple-leaf skeletonizer, Pempelia hammondi.
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Quotations

  • Virginia Woolf
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    “Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.”

Idioms

Skeleton in the closet - If someone has a skeleton in the closet, they have a dark, shameful secret in their past that they want to remain secret.
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Usage

In literature:

There upon the ocean-floor gather their remains, a heaped-up multitude of minute skeletons or shells, layer forming over layer.
"Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20)" by Various
What horror, were I to find him digging up his mother's skeleton!
"An Englishwoman's Love-Letters" by Anonymous
The following is a skeleton form of such a schedule.
"Fat and Blood" by S. Weir Mitchell
Jean knew the eight of them could give a pretty good account of the remains on the skeleton.
"Jan" by A. J. Dawson
The black snake coiled itself beneath the decaying skeleton, and spent the winter in secure repose.
"The Book of the Bush" by George Dunderdale
By digging below the concrete floor of one of the rooms, we came upon the skeletons of five adults.
"Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Carl Lumholtz
Briefly Hal reported the exchange of ideas between himself and his staff, skeletonizing his own speech.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
The skeleton forms the framework of the body, just as the heavy timbers of a house form its framework.
"First Book in Physiology and Hygiene" by J.H. Kellogg
The large one perhaps contained the skeleton of a leader, surrounded by a few of his intimate followers.
"Mound-Builders" by William J. Smyth
Your skeleton is of bones; it is an inside skeleton.
"The Insect Folk" by Margaret Warner Morley
There are skeletons of the camels of the English expedition; there are very many of them.
"With Kitchener in the Soudan" by G. A. Henty
From these skeletons row after row of the slanting rocks continued to the inner side of the eastern wall.
"Archeological Investigations" by Gerard Fowke
The cylinder was below the first pair of skeletons.
"El Kab" by J.E. Quibell
Thus musing, he came, suddenly and unexpectedly, upon another skeleton.
"The Sign of the Spider" by Bertram Mitford
This would last for several seconds, and then the illuminated skeleton would disappear and the magician again be seen in the box.
"Joe Strong on the Trapeze" by Vance Barnum
The physiology of the growth of the skeleton, both in the Madrepores and the Coral, is the same.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
Whether he made an outline or skeleton of his work first, depended upon the nature of the poem.
"Methods of Authors" by Hugo Erichsen
THE ISLE OF SKELETONS.
"Guy in the Jungle" by William Murray Graydon
Toby thought that perhaps the skeleton might keep the first part of that promise, but he was not quite sure about the last.
"Toby Tyler" by James Otis
Gradually a number of these shells, or hard skeletons, accumulate.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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In poetry:

Said the Ayatollah skeleton
Die writer die
Said Joe Stalin's skeleton
That's no lie
"Ballad Of The Skeletons" by Allen Ginsberg
The wind croons under the icicled eaves—
Croons and mutters a wordless song,
And the old elm chafes its skeleton leaves
Against the windows all night long.
"Pictures in the Fire" by Kate Seymour Maclean
But her ghost comes to-night,
With its skeleton face and expressionless eyes,
And it stands in the light,
And mocks me, and jeers me with sobs and with sighs.
"Ghosts" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Well, here's their memento! here's the superb ideal
Clutched by the real!
That frail little skeleton flutters between the wires
Till the eyesight tires. . . .
"Kites" by William Rose Benet
For stone gathers seed and clouds,
skeleton larks and wolves of penumbra:
but yields not sounds nor crystals nor fire,
only bull rings and bull rings and more bull rings without walls.
"Lament For Ignacio Sanchez Mejias" by Federico Garcia Lorca
Beauty and strength and manhood—
And this was the end of it all:
Nothing but phantoms whirling
In a ghastly skeleton ball.
But the music ceased—and they vanished,
And I came away from the hall.
"The Phantom Ball" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In news:

Mounted skeletons of various non-avian dinosaurs, each from a different group.
Skeletons Flesh Out Life's Past.
He is known as "Zombie Boy" because his entire upper body and head is tattooed to look like a skeleton.
There's more than skeletons hanging around the Straight Farmhouse.
'The Ballad of the Skeletons' The Nation.
A woolly mammoth skeleton with 90 percent of its original bones.
Canadian Mellisa Hollingworth tearfully saying she'd "let her entire country down" after blowing a sure medal in the women's skeleton competition.
Scientists unravel 9,300-year-old skeleton's past.
(AP) — A scientist who studies the ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man says he wasn't from the Columbia River valley where his bones were buried.
The US luge , skeleton and bobsled teams took their first runs of the season in Lake Placid on Friday, opening day for the sliding track at Mt Van Hoevenberg.
"Skeletons" scores virtual violence in upcoming video game.
1,800 skeletons found in 160 million-year-old 'bone bed' where animals succumbed.
However, the scene of a skeleton Santa hanging from a cross outraged some residents.
The skull of a Sulawesi wild pig, one of thousands of skulls and skeletons acquired by Alan Dudley.
But the plot is just a thin skin covering a hyper-formulaic skeleton.
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In science:

The nonnegativity of hi (P ) for a simple polytope P comes from its well-known combinatorial interpretation [Zieg’94, §8.2] in terms of the 1-skeleton of the simple polytope P .
Faces of Generalized Permutohedra
Let GP be the 1-skeleton of P with edges directed so that λ increases on each edge.
Faces of Generalized Permutohedra
Let us orient the 1-skeleton of P so that λ increases on each directed edge.
Faces of Generalized Permutohedra
This follows from the fact that the 1-skeleton of P is connected.
Faces of Generalized Permutohedra
This point xv does not depend on a choice of path from v0 to v , because any other path in the 1-skeleton can be obtained by switches along 2-dimensional faces of P .
Faces of Generalized Permutohedra
The fluxon skeleton for ms the grid for a collection of 1-D Eulerian models of plasma along individual flux tubes.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
This ensures that magnetic topology is conserved: the discrete nature of the fluxon skeleton eliminates numerical reconnection.
Fluxon Modeling of Low-Beta Plasmas
Let r ≥ 1 be an integer. A groupe G is of type Fr if there is an Eilenberg-McLane space K (G, 1) whose r-skeleton has a finite number of cells.
On the homotopy of finite CW-complexes with polycyclic fundamental group
Z[G]-free, finitely generated resolution (which exists since there exists a K (G, 1) with finite m-skeleton).
On the homotopy of finite CW-complexes with polycyclic fundamental group
Since frame transitions do not induce any change in u, see (37), the series of Kasner states is not associated with the sequence ST directly, but rather with the sequence of curvature transitions of ST , which may be regarded as its supporting ‘skeleton’.
The cosmological billiard attractor
In a special kind of families of countable sets based on λ-systems is used, so-called NPT(λ, ℵ0 )skeletons.
The number of openly generated Boolean algebras
Moreover, so-called NRT(λ, ℵ0 )-skeletons are used for building more complicated NPT-skeletons.
The number of openly generated Boolean algebras
It is therefore sufficient to show the existence of an NRT(λ, ℵ0 )-skeleton of height > 1.
The number of openly generated Boolean algebras
In particular, the skeleton contains input positions rather than concrete input values; but given the skeleton together with the concrete input values and the sequence of nondeterministic choices, the entire run of M can be reconstructed. 5.
Randomized Computations on Large Data Sets: Tight Lower Bounds
Due to 3. there must be an index i0 such that for all inputs from Iacc,c,z, the values vi0 and v′j(i0 ) (i.e., the values from the input positions i0 and m + j(i0 )) are never compared throughout the run that has skeleton z.
Randomized Computations on Large Data Sets: Tight Lower Bounds
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