T-square

Definitions

  • Try-Square.  Miter-Square.  Sliding-T
    Try-Square. Miter-Square. Sliding-T
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n T-square a square used by draftsmen to draw parallel lines
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • T-square a ruler shaped like the letter T, used in mechanical and architectural drawing.
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Quotations

  • Jim Critchfield
    Jim Critchfield
    “Venus is now astrologically square with Pluto. That means there isn't a hip planet left.”

Usage

In literature:

Well, you see he wasn't square; that does a man up quicker than anything else.
"The Just and the Unjust" by Vaughan Kester
She didn't put it thus squarely.
"Half Portions" by Edna Ferber
Stands right square on it, only he don't belong to no church like.
"Twelve Men" by Theodore Dreiser
He said it wasn't "a square deal," whatever that means, but Kittie said no one need tell any lies.
"Different Girls" by Various
Can't give any names; it wouldn't be square.
"The Daughter of Anderson Crow" by George Barr McCutcheon
Not before I had squared off a few old debts, Gridley; don't you forget that.
"The Taming of Red Butte Western" by Francis Lynde
But then what a stout house I lived in, a big, square house, and its frame wasn't made of pipe-stem sticks!
"The Knights of the White Shield" by Edward A. Rand
If she ain't hit it square in the jaw first round!
"Winnie Childs" by C. N. Williamson
He doesn't quite square with your ideals, is that it?
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson
I tell you she was looking square at me all the time with her two eyes and moving with the music as if she didn't know it.
"Famous Modern Ghost Stories" by Various
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In poetry:

But surely I believe in t' Lord?
Happen I doant an'do....
Theer is a Force somewheer, I hod,
'At acts baith square an' true;
"Shepherd Agnostic" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
Whatever the task that comes your way,
Just take it as part of your luck.
Look it right square in the eyes, and say,
"This is my task, I'll do it to-day":
Don't pass the buck.
"Passing The Buck" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Stoop and kneel on the settle under,
Look through the window's grated square:
Nothing to see! For fear of plunder,
The cross is down and the altar bare,
As if thieves don't fear thunder.
"By The Fire-Side" by Robert Browning
"Alone?" she sez. "I've stood alone, Gawd knows!
Alone an' honest, battlin' on the square.
An' now -- Oh, damn your charity! I've chose!
I'm down; an' I don't care.
I'm fer the easy life an' pretty clo'es.
That's that!" sez Rose.
"Rose" by C J Dennis
"I wish't yeh meant it." 'Struth! And did I, fair?
A bloke 'ud be a dawg to kid a skirt
Like her. An' me well knowin' she was square.
It 'ud be dirt!
'E'd be no man to point wiv her, an' kid.
I meant it honest; an' she knoo I did.
"Doreen" by C J Dennis
I've lorst me former joy in gettin' shick,
Or 'eadin' browns; I 'aven't got the 'eart
To word a tom; an' square an' all, I'm sick
Of that cheap tart
'Oo chucks 'er carcis at a feller's 'head
An' mauls 'im… Ar! I wish't that I wus dead!…
"A Spring Song" by C J Dennis

In news:

T he newly refurbished Madison Square Garden, to be unveiled starting in 2011, will essentially be brand-new.
I can't decide who was the most unhappy person in Madison Square Garden tonight.
The fate of Logan Square's Mega Mall shopping center won't be on the ballot when voters in the 35th Ward select an alderman in the February 27 municipal elections.
Rick Milton doesn't look forward to seeing Kmart close in West Town Market Square shopping center on Washington Road.
Even though I live closer to Stonestown, I wouldn't dream of going anywhere but Union Square for a department-store fix.
Gus Rancatore, co-founder and proprietor of Toscanini 's Ice Cream in Central Square, isn't afraid of a good challenge.
If "TRL" had faded, it wasn't apparent in Times Square.
The scene of the crime was Club New York, a Times Square B&T haven owned by Michael Bergos.
College peers couldn't believe my hometown still had a town square.
And you don't have to be in Madison Square Garden to see it.
Texas A&M Doesn't Need a Times Square Billboard to Congratulate Its Heisman Winner.
These New York Knicks won't let anybody have it easy at Madison Square Garden, not even the officials.
Telemundo Takes Over Times Square to Tout 'T' Power.
A Symbol of Obama's Leadership The president's account of his directives doesn't square with Panetta's story.
For a young band that's gone from basements to the opening slot at Madison Square Garden, Wavves couldn't seem less interested in singing well.
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In science:

We have found three spectroscopically confirmed earlyto late-T dwarfs in the UKIDSS DR1 area of approximately 150 square degrees, and one strong photometrically/spectroscopically identified early-T candidate, and we describe the techniques used to identify these ob jects, their followup, and characterization.
Four Faint T Dwarfs from the UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS) Southern Stripe
Our interest is in efficiently computing f (t) := φ(x(t)) at some instants of time. f (t) is to be made available at a single sink node s, which is a node close to the center of the unit square.
On Distributed Computation in Noisy Random Planar Networks
We say that a stochastic process X ≡ {X (t) : t ≥ 0} is square integrable if E [X (t)2 ] < ∞ for each t ≥ 0.
Martingale proofs of many-server heavy-traffic limits for Markovian queues
M ≡ {M (t) : t ≥ 0} (with respect to some filtration) is square integrable if E [M (t)2 ] < ∞ for each t ≥ 0.
Martingale proofs of many-server heavy-traffic limits for Markovian queues
If M is a square-integrable martingale, then M 2 ≡ {M (t)2 : t ≥ 0} is necessarily a submartingale with nonnegative sample paths, and thus satisfies the conditions of Theorem 3.1.
Martingale proofs of many-server heavy-traffic limits for Markovian queues
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