Walk-over

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Walk-over A one-sided contest; an uncontested, or an easy, victory.
    • n Walk-over In racing, the going over a course by a horse which has no competitor for the prize.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Walk-over a race where one competitor appears, who has to cover the course to be entitled to the prize: an easy victory
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Quotations

  • John Wanamaker
    John Wanamaker
    “One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.”
  • Edward A. Navajo
    Edward A. Navajo
    “Walk on a rainbow trail; walk on a trail of song, and all about you will be beauty. There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail.”
  • John Major
    John Major
    “I am walking over hot coals suspended over a deep pit at the bottom of which are a large number of vipers baring their fangs.”
  • Elwyn Brooks White
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    “All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked to the skin without ill effect. No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days.”
  • Damon Runyon
    Damon Runyon
    “You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wealcan, to roll, turn; cog. with Ger. walken, to full cloth.

Usage

In literature:

Her father asked if she would ride or walk over.
"Eventide" by Effie Afton
She put on her glasses and walked over to the chest.
"Tiverton Tales" by Alice Brown
Or she walked over to South River if it was moonlight.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
I walked over to its center, and looking around and up to its top I estimated distances carefully.
"The Girl in the Golden Atom" by Raymond King Cummings
As I left the room I saw the Colonel walk over and lay his hand on Radnor's arm.
"The Four Pools Mystery" by Jean Webster
Plemponi stared down at his empty tray, said, "Excuse me," got up and walked over to the wall chef with the tray.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
What say you, Phil, to walking over to Miss Stivergill's?
"Post Haste" by R.M. Ballantyne
Walking over to the corpse, he threw back the cover from its face.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
Ned walked over and threw his arm around the weeping lad.
"Canoe Boys and Campfires" by William Murray Graydon
He was walking bent over, a short, heavy-set man who did not wear an overcoat.
"The Brand of Silence" by Harrington Strong
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In poetry:

Sometimes I know the way
You walk, up over the bay;
It is a wind from that far sea
That blows the fragrance of your hair to me.
"Absence" by Charlotte Mary Mew
Over the half door careless, your white hand
A moment gleamed;
And I was walking on some great storm-heaped strand
Forever it seemed.
"The Half Door" by Seumas O Sullivan
I walk to love and life alone
Over these mournful places,
Across the summer overthrown,
The dead joys of these silent faces,
To claim my own.
"In Autumn" by Alice Meynell
How thoughts rush over my soul
As the waves walk over the sea!
Their forms flee soon and the sorrows roll
In the deep distress that is over me.
"Discontent" by Freeman Edwin Miller
Perchance some fair-haired German maid
Hath plucked one from the selfsame stalk,
And numbered over, half afraid,
Its petals in her evening walk.
"With A Pressed Flower" by James Russell Lowell
Farther, farther—I see it—know it—
My eyes brim over, it melts away:
Only my heart to my heart shall show it
As I walk desolate day by day.
"Divided" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Over the last 30 years, computers have been absorbed into most walks of life.
After lunch we walk over to Hanna's office at the Atlantic.
Fifth-year seniors Sam Schwartzstein and Chase Thomas took two different views of Stanford football's traditional 'Last Walk' before Saturday's 27-23 victory over visiting Oregon State.
Walk Over the Beach.
Maybe 'cop on a walk' could watch over proposed park.
Much more than a live nativity scene, this hour-long outdoor walk over farmland helps participants better understand and experience Mary and Joseph's journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem.
McGibbon keeps Clemson alive with walk-off homer over Florida State.
An argument over the premise of the hit AMC drama The Walking Dead reportedly resulted in a Long Island, N.Y.
After the men walked into the bank one of the men jumped over the teller counter and took money from the bank 's safe and teller drawers.
You walk in, choose from beads from all over the world, and make whatever you would like.
Sophomore Jenna Stark hit a walk-off double as the No 19 Texas A&M softball team fought to a 1-0, eighth-inning victory over No 10 Missouri, Sunday at the Aggie Softball Complex.
Mary Iuvone/Trenton Times Lucille Smith of Toms River braves the cold as she walks over the bridge from New Hope, Pa.
A walk through the latest feature set primed to take over premium TVs.
Wingo's walk-off homer gives USC 6-5 win over Arkansas.
For over 15 years Levine 's voice has been heard on radio stations throughout the tri-state area that have included Z100, KTU, Q 104.3, WALK 97.5, WLIR, WBAB, 1010WINS, and WCBS 880.
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In science:

In , we studied the random walk over hypergroup of circles (i.e. a = b = 1) in a finite field of prime order p = 4l + 3 using comparison of Dirichlet Forms and geometric bound of eigenvalues for Markov chains.
Random walks on hypergroup of conics in finite fields
In Section 3, we will study the random walk over the hypergroup of weighted-circles.
Random walks on hypergroup of conics in finite fields
The quantum walk search algorithm sort of works backwards, starting in a uniform superposition over the whole database, and converging on the answer as the quantum walk proceeds.
A random walk approach to quantum algorithms
Within the traditional (discrete-time) model of quantum computation, there exist several definitions for a quantum walk on a given graph G over a set of vertices X .
Exploring scalar quantum walks on Cayley graphs
Since we use as generators all the group elements except the identity e, that is, ∆ = {y , y 2 , y3}, the Cayley graph reduces to the complete graph over four vertices, which thus admits a scalar quantum walk with evolution operator coefficients given by Eq. (21).
Exploring scalar quantum walks on Cayley graphs
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