• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Variety-show a mixed entertainment comprising dances, songs, negro-minstrelsy, farces, short sketches, &c
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. varietasvarius, various.


In literature:

Some varieties, as McIntosh, show almost every finger mark and literally require handling with gloves.
"Apple Growing" by M. C. Burritt
The fact that there are over eighty varieties of potatoes shows the popularity of the plant.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
Remember that the cavities in trees and stumps, which birds naturally use, show a wide variety in size, shape, and location.
"The Bird Study Book" by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
This to us shows the importance of varieties.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Nearly all varieties show most magnificent combinations of color that baffle description.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
Further, Darwin showed that other varieties may be perpetuated by sexual selection.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
It showed itself in a variety of ways.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
They show exactly the same varieties of temper that human creatures might.
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
I have had the greatest variety of specialties in a show.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
A comparison of the plans of existing basilicas shows considerable variety in form.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various

In poetry:

Besides there was extracted honey in a show glass
And for quality twas said non could it surpass
Likewise In a glass a variety of busy little bees
All working away in their cells at their ease.
"The Dundee Flower Show:Dedicated to the Right Honourable Earl of Dalhousie" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

You Just Never KnowSesquicentennial variety show is coming together .
This variety show features unforgettable comedy sketches, acoustic-based music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon.".
Silicon Image is at CEDIA Expo showing a variety of connectivity solutions for mobile, DTV and home theater applications.
Prepared properly, crow is tasty, he says, and the variety of recipes out there shows others agree.
Dogs were awarded for a variety of classes, including "Dogs with the best costume" and "best in show".
First heard during her 1959-62 ensemble stint on host Garry Moore's variety show, it came in a sketch where she was playing Supergirl (and it's among the DVD 's bonus features).
Vincent's dePaul 2012 Variety show entitled "St. Vincent's Got Talent".
'Le Royal Rouge' brings flashy , Vegas variety show to Harrah's with a French N.O.
Genie judges are season ticket holders who volunteer to see at least one performance of each of the five main shows in the season, later voting on a variety of categories.
Carol Burnett's classic TV variety show comes to DVD.
Union Middle School students had the chance to showcase their skills at the UMS Variety Show earlier this month.
Xzanvion Smith's variety show scores big with Tusculum.
The Ultimate Variety Show ' has old Vegas feel.
'Daily Show': Now A Decade as Outstanding Variety Show .
Wellington celebrates the holiday with a Winter Wonderland variety show on Saturday night followed by an exciting Holiday in Paradise parade on Sunday.

In science:

The results here show that the quiver varieties Mθ (n) are degenerations of rational Cherednik algebras and that they contain some of the relevant combinatorial information of the Fock space.
Quiver varieties, category O for rational Cherednik algebras, and Hecke algebras
The next step in the proof depends on analyzing the toric ideal IAn , and showing that the variety V (IAn ) does not intersect the positive definite cone.
Gaussian conditional independence relations have no finite complete characterization
UTMs/USMs which have a variety of favorable properties. A more moderate approach may be to consider classes Ci of UTMs/USMs satisfying certain properties Pi and showing that the intersection ∩iCi is not empty.
On Semimeasures Predicting Martin-Loef Random Sequences
Thus if we denote by En the variety of all differential equations of the form (1.2), then (6.1) shows that the action of G on M induces another group action of G on En .
Invariants of differential equations defined by vector fields
In fact, the numerical data concerning Im[ ˜Σσ (k; ε + i0+ )] presented in the papers by Schmalian et al.16), 17) and Langer et al.,18), 19) show, without exception, that this function violates Eq. (2.17), which in Sec. 4.3 we have explicitly shown to be valid for a widely distinct variety of metallic states.
On the Luttinger theorem concerning number of particles in the ground states of systems of interacting fermions