Tigers

Definitions

  • A tiger pauses to look around
    A tiger pauses to look around
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Tigers a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactics that target key government and military personnel "the Tamil Tigers perfected suicide bombing as a weapon of war"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Tiger Tiger
Little Black Sambo met another Tiger Little Black Sambo met another Tiger
A TIGER-HUNT, ELEPHANT-BACK A TIGER-HUNT, ELEPHANT-BACK
The tiger salamander The tiger salamander
THE TIGER "RAJAH" KICKED BY THE QUAGGA THE TIGER "RAJAH" KICKED BY THE QUAGGA
PUTTING THE TIGER "RAJAH" AGAIN UPON THE ELEPHANT'S BACK PUTTING THE TIGER "RAJAH" AGAIN UPON THE ELEPHANT'S BACK
A ROYAL BENGAL TIGER A ROYAL BENGAL TIGER
The tiger stretches out in his cage with his friend the dog The tiger stretches out in his cage with his friend the dog

Quotations

  • Mao Zedong
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    “All reactionaries are paper tigers.”
  • Pearl S. Buck
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    “Man was lost if he went to a usurer, for the interest ran faster than a tiger upon him.”
  • John F. Kennedy
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    “In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.”
  • Max Gunther
    Max Gunther
    “If you are losing a tug-of-war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm. You can always buy a new rope.”
  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.”
  • Siegfried Sassoon
    Siegfried Sassoon
    “In me the tiger sniffs the rose.”

Idioms

Paper tiger - A paper tiger is a person, country, institution, etc, that looks powerful, but is actually weak.
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Usage

In literature:

They may not join in a tiger-beat nor sit up for a tiger over a kill.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
If a man is killed by a tiger his family make a wooden image of a tiger and worship it.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
The Tiger felt hungry and restless.
"The Damsel and the Sage" by Elinor Glyn
I kept them to hunt jackals, but tigers are very different things.
"The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852" by Various
Also, he says, it will be easy to take trips into the jungle with some of the native chiefs, and bag a tiger or so.
"The Pirate Shark" by Elliott Whitney
There are plenty of tigers, I suppose?
"Gil the Gunner" by George Manville Fenn
This was the tiger-hunt, then, with the unfortunate English party being led directly into the tiger's lair!
"Middy and Ensign" by G. Manville Fenn
Why, you young donkey, do you think this is the zoological gardens, and the tiger's cage has been left open?
"The Rajah of Dah" by George Manville Fenn
Here, you promised, you know, to come and spend a few days with me, and have some tiger-shooting.
"Trapped by Malays" by George Manville Fenn
The tiger cage wagon is rolling down hill.
"Tum Tum, the Jolly Elephant" by Richard Barnum
Mr and Mrs Tiger, with all the little Tigers, finding their hut rather warm, came outside, and also made their beds beside their visitors.
"The Rover of the Andes" by R.M. Ballantyne
Lookin' up I saw a tiger sprawlin' on his back beside the post!
"The Battery and the Boiler" by R.M. Ballantyne
Baghmare means tiger-killer or one killed by a tiger; members of this sept revere the tiger.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
I love them Lou-is-iana Tigers!
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
A very ingenious tiger trap was invented by Mr. Frank Shaw, of Caledonia sugar estate, in Province Wellesley, which is worth describing.
"Prisoners Their Own Warders" by J. F. A. McNair
Figures of tigers, dragons, peacocks, monkeys, and elephants are all set among foliage and cut out very deeply.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
But the travelers, when they saw the tiger in the distance, were all frightened and ran away.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
Our people themselves don't like killing a tiger.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
Except for the lack of markings, it was a good imitation of a tiger.
"Student Body" by Floyd L. Wallace
They may not join in a tiger-beat nor sit up for a tiger over a kill.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
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In poetry:

No man dare go alone
In the dim great forest,
But if I were as strong
As the green tiger
I would go.
"Misadventure" by Edward Powys Mathers
Not rhinoceroses we!
Tigers do we care to be?
Fields like these so desolate
Are to us a hateful fate.
"On The Misery Of Soldiers" by Confucius
She saw the Austrian Tiger,
In Lombardy the fair,
Preparing for a bound
As he crouched within his lair.
"The March Of Freedom" by Ernest Jones
Oh, let thy angel nature shine,
And may we all refrain
To wake the tiger in thy breast,
Bound by a slender chain.
"Woman" by Thomas Frederick Young
I know not what can ease my pains,
Nor what it is I wish;
The passion at my heart-strings strains
Like a tiger in a leash.
"Oh, Is It Love?" by Amy Levy
The only thing I heard he said was, he was most to blame;
But he fought the men that took him like a tiger. 'Twas a shame
He'd got away; he ought to swing: a man that killed his wife
And broke her skull in with an axe—he ought to lose his life!
"Sheltered" by Sarah Orne Jewett

In news:

" Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" at Round House Theatre.
Reals' and ' Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.
A female tiger and her cubs have been photographed roaming a north-Indian river valley by hidden camera traps.
' Bengal Tiger ' burns bright on stage.
In Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo ( * * *½ out of four ), a wild animal must experience life in a cage before he can fully understand the laws of the jungle.
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo: Theater Review.
Tigers' Austin Berk ready to return to play vs Montrose.
What do Brett Favre and Tiger Woods have in common.
As he lay injured from a tiger bite, entertainer Roy Horn whispered, 'Make sure no harm comes to Montecore'.
Likewise, the tiger that mauled a man who jumped into his enclosure at the Bronx Zoo will not be euthanized.
Jungle Island has created its largest exhibit yet featuring a white lion, two royal white tigers and two snow tigers.
The Honaker Tigers (12-1) will host the Sussex Central Tigers (12-1) today at Fuller Field in the Group A, Division state semifinals.
A man was mauled by a 400-pound Siberian tiger after leaping into the Bronx Zoo Tiger Den Friday.
BATON ROUGE, LA — LSU will honor 14 seniors Saturday before the Tigers home finale in Tiger Stadium.
Hwang, of Tenafly, founded and was the portfolio manager of Tiger Asia Management LLC and Tiger Asia Partners.
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In science:

Table 3: Top tags ordered by p(t—z) for the ten topic model of t he “tiger ” data set.
Personalizing Image Search Results on Flickr
We complete the proof by constructing an explicit finite list of families of rank one log del Pezzos which includes any with no tiger and whose smooth locus has trivial algebraic fundamental group (it is easy to reduce (1.1) to this case, see §7).
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
Let ∆ be an effective Q-Weil divisor on X . A special tiger for KX + ∆ is an effective Q-divisor α such that KX + ∆ + α is numerically trivial, but not Kawamata log terminal (klt).
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
By a special tiger for X , or a special tiger (without further reference), we mean a special tiger for KX .
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
Note that if we have a special tiger there is at least one divisor E of discrepancy (with respect to KS + α) at most −1.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
X does or does not have a tiger, E , which is equivalent to the existence of a special tiger, α.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
If S is a projective surface with quotient singularities and S has a tiger, then S 0 is uniruled.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
The col lection of rank one log del Pezzo surfaces which do not have a special tiger is bounded.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
We will turn to the question of classifying these cases (that is surfaces without tiger) in a moment.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
Shokurov has independently considered tigers, in relation to complements.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
Tigers have the following relation to the notion of affine-ruled (as defined by Miyanishi).
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
There are S with simply connected smooth locus (cf. §21), but no tiger.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
Next we give an overview of the sections, and then a flowchart which shows the logical order of the proof. §10-13 treat a collection of essentially independent technical issues: In §10 we give a partial classification of S with no tiger, and small coefficient.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
Thus KS0 + Γe is not lc, for otherwise Γ is a tiger.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
KS1 + A is numerically trivial, and A is a tiger.
Rational Curves on Quasi-Projective Surfaces
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