Special proceeding

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Special proceeding a judicial proceeding other than an action, as, for example, a writ of mandamus
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. procéder—L. procedĕrepro, before, cedĕre, cessum, to go.

Usage

In literature:

I proceeded on my way without letting the fellows see that I took any special notice of them.
"The Woman in White" by Wilkie Collins
Alan soon saw that the investigation he meditated must advance, if at all, on his own special motion, and determined to proceed accordingly.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
To start the proceedings the Special Commissioner read a futile letter from the Board of Agriculture.
"Bob, Son of Battle" by Alfred Ollivant
It may strike the reader that an offhand statement like the foregoing relates to a proceeding of no special difficulty or peril.
"The Life of Kit Carson" by Edward S. Ellis
Stepan Trofimovitch proceeded to make special preparations for the lectures, and at last they began.
"The Possessed" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
On special occasions weird ceremonies are indulged in, and the proceedings are sensational in the extreme.
"My Native Land" by James Cox
And your whole abbey could not pay for the special creations which proceed therefrom.
"Droll Stories, Complete" by Honore de Balzac
These were given special attention, the villagers meanwhile looking on the proceeding with a feeling of awe, and wonder.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island" by Roger Thompson Finlay
The proceedings upon the death of Judge WRIGHT were, by the Conference, ordered to be published, and the special session closed.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Proceed from the easy to the difficult, from the near to the remote, from the general to the special, from the known to the unknown.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
She is to undergo a special survey before proceeding further.
"An Ocean Tramp" by William McFee
Have the patience to proceed slowly, and mix the color specially for each brush-stroke.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
But as usual we must proceed by special names, and there is certainly no lack of them.
"A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)" by George Saintsbury
To look at him, one would not imagine that Bill Jones had any special interest in the proceedings.
"Lightnin'" by Frank Bacon
Closing here, the sheriff, candidates, and special friends adjourn to St. Andrews for the final proceedings.
"Campobello" by Kate Gannett Wells
Archimedes then proceeds to find the volumes of two solid figures, which are the special subject of the treatise.
"Archimedes" by Thomas Little Heath
On December 20th the special committee reported that their proceedings had been abortive.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
We now proceed to consider a special case to test these various suggestions.
"Education in England in the Middle Ages" by Albert William Parry
I cannot refrain from special protest against a proceeding so incredibly vexatious.
"The War Upon Religion" by Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
Rights of common are either a consequence of the communal husbandry of the manor, or else they proceed from special agreement or long use.
"Villainage in England" by Paul Vinogradoff
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In poetry:

Our ruler to the hunt proceeds;
And black as iron are his steeds
That heed the charioteer's command,
Who holds the six reins in his hand.
His favorites follow to the chase,
Rejoicing in his special grace.
"Celebrating The Opulence Of The Lords Of Ts'in" by Confucius

In news:

With over 25 island restaurants showcasing their specialties, the 21st annual Taste of Marco, Sunday at the Esplanade , drew a capacity crowd, with proceeds going to benefit the Marco Y Lance Shearer/Special to the Daily News.
Cheesecake Machismo in Albany will be donating part of the proceeds of the sale of a special holiday cheesecake to the Starlight Children's Foundation, which offers support and programs for critically ill kids.
It's a special spaghetti dinner for $5.99 with proceeds going to Relay for Life Team "Operation Hope".
A motorcycle showman and firearms dealer specializing in machine gun sales is charged in federal court in Milwaukee with 30 counts of fraud and lying in bankruptcy proceedings.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse have announced that they will perform a special benefit concert on December 6th, 2012, at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ, with proceeds going to aid victims of Superstorm Sandy.
During a special eminent domain meeting Nov 15, the Tyler County Commission made a motion for the development authority to proceed forward with the next steps in acquiring a parcel of land.
Proceeds from the event benefits the Special Olympics Collier County.
Lake City Council took the steps necessary at the July 19 meeting to proceed with the special election to decide on a one percent city sales tax.
The best part is the proceeds benefit Optimists Special Children Camp, Little Guy Football, YMCA Youth activities and more.
Photo special to the Town Crier The Lloyd Elementary PTA will hold its second annual golf outing on Sunday, July 28 at Bedford Trails Golf Course with all of the proceeds supporting PTA's projects for the students at the school.
The Germantown-Schnitzelberg neighborhoods are hosting two special cookout events that give proceeds to good causes.
Purchase a special Restore the Shore t-shirt with all proceeds going to Hometown Heroes.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Special Olympics South Carolina.
There was also a special guitar stringing event with proceeds benefiting the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County.
The Troia Social Club held a chicken dinner Sunday, with proceeds to benefit the Elk County Special Olympics.
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In science:

Kauffman, Quantum Computing and the Jones Polynomial (to appear in “Proceedings of AMS special session on Quantum Computing”, edited by S.
Biologic
With this realization in mind, we proceeded to calculate the thermal correction to the black hole entropy; both generically and for an assortment of special models (in particular, various limiting cases of a Reissner-Nordstrom black hole in an anti-de Sitter, or AdS, spacetime of arbitrary dimensionality).
Questions of Stability near Black Hole Critical Points
We proceed along the lines defined in but with a special concern about the rˆole played by the constraints.
Einstein billiards and spatially homogeneous cosmological models
The Proceedings will be published in a special issue of Classical and Quantum Gravity.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society
These results were published in the same volume of XRay Spectrometry issued as a special volume of the ICOM’2001 proceedings [23,33].
On X-Ray Waveguiding in Nanochannels: Channeling Formalism
This proceedings briefly summarizes theory and experiments aimed at testing Special Relativity by measuring these coefficients.
The Standard-Model Extension and Tests of Relativity
Viswanathan, “Adaptive Wireless Information Systems”, in Proceedings of the Special Interest Group on DataBase Systems, Japan, October 1994, pp. 19-41.
Balancing transparency, efficiency and security in pervasive systems
Before proceeding we note that smooth actions of various classical groups on special real manifolds of specific dimensions (that are often assumed to be odd) have been extensively studied.
Classical Symmetries of Complex Manifolds
Acknowledgements I would like to thank the organizers of PIC2009 for the invitation to give this review and for having set the atmosphere for such interesting meeting. I am grateful to my colleagues of the BaBar Collaborartion who helped preparing this talk and proceedings, with special thanks to Nicola Neri.
Review on D0-antiD0 mixing
Before proceeding to this analysis, the following maximum entropy result of the Poisson distribution is introduced for the special case where the Bernoulli random variables are independent.
On the Entropy of Sums of Bernoulli Random Variables via the Chen-Stein Method
Johnson, Banach spaces al l of whose subspaces have the approximation property, Special Topics of Applied Math., functional Analysis, Numerical Analysis and Opimization, Proceedings Bonn 1979, (J.
Some Questions Arising from the Homogeneous Banach Space Problem
Trapped charged particles and related fundamental physics,” special issue of Physica Scripta T59, proceedings of Nobel Symposium, I.
The Ion Trap Quantum Information Processor
In order to proceed in this direction one would have to construct modules performing special tasks, like data preprocessing or memory, and one would have to arrange for a meaningful interplay of those modules.
Neural Networks
The dipion mass distribution is of special interest as one hopes to answer the question whether or not the decay proceeds through an intermediate ρ.
Puzzle Pieces: Results on bbbar and ccbar Spectroscopy and Decay
Salesi: “ derived from cosmology and origin of special relativity and QED”, in Proceedings of “Physical Interpretations of Relativity Theory” (British Society for the Philosophy of Science; London, 9–12 September, 1994); G.
Spin and Madelung fluid
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