Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. amonter, to increase, advance, ascend, fr. amont,equiv. to L. ad montem, to the mountain) upward, F. amont, up the river. See Mount (n.)
Naturally this amount of water would weigh a great deal more than the empty pan.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
From these considerations we see how unreliable in pathological cases is the calculation of the amount of haemoglobin from the amount of iron.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
Yes, there is a hope which amounts to a certainty.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Subscriptions to the amount of $1,110 were made, Mrs. Keith leading with $500.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
His devotion to an object upon which he had set his affections amounted to obsession.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
He drew up an inventory of goods to the amount of about five hundred dollars.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
What remark respecting the kind and amount of labor?
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Cargoes of coffee sometimes yielded three or four times that amount.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
The demand was audited and paid, amounting, I believe, to several hundred thousand dollars.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Moreover, each laborer and each capitalist would get the amount of his personal contribution to this sum total.
"Essentials of Economic Theory" by John Bates Clark
O book, O chants! must all then amount to but this?
Must we barely arrive at this beginning of us?… And yet it is
enough, O soul!
O soul! we have positively appear'd—that is enough.
"As The Time Draws Nigh" by Walt Whitman
The multifarious blessings Heaven has given,
Great, various, wonderful, in their amount,
Are but the reckoning which man holds with Heaven,
And for which Heaven demands a strict account.
"Blessings" by John Bowring
Bring in the palmoil and pepper you’ve bought,
But send out ten times the amount you import:
Trade your inventions, your labour and sweat:
Your Overseas Traffic will keep ye from debt.
"Merchandise" by J Milton Hayes
When our three contenders two hours had gone through,
In graving and begging and Sol-faing too,
'Twas needful to state all their profit amounts,
So retreat to the tavern and settle accounts.
"The Triumvirate" by William Hutton
But all, the world's coarse thumb
And finger failed to plumb,
So passed in making up the main account;
All instincts immature,
All purposes unsure,
That weighed not as his work, yet swelled the man's amount:
"Rabbi Ben Ezra" by Robert Browning
If I should die tonight But rose to count
With trembling fingers,
That long lost amount I might live on; But when
You said' Here's your umbrella
And your fountain pen,' For one short space I'd gaze into thy face And then Drop dead again."
"If I Should Die Tonight" by William Percy French
As improbable as it sounds, given Mr Friedman's small frame and thick glasses, few who saw him would deny that he had an astounding amount of charisma .
Last year, we humans collectively burned through more than double the amount of resources that the Earth can sustain longterm.
Hilary Swank made a huge amount of money from her recently criticized attendance at an event also attended by the brutal leader of Chechnya.
The CBO is forecasting a $1.1 trillion deficit in 2012, followed by several years of a much lower amount.
The amount of ingredients can vary due to ones individual preference.
Both of Indiana's US Senate candidates have expressed concern about the amount of money spent by so-called Super PACs in this year's election.
The shortage amounts to a kind of censorship, Gazans say.
The chilies in it give it the right amount of spice without over doing it.
Because the amount was so generous, I knew that the recipe must mean the milder American type of chili sauce .
Mike Davis/The Times Hamilton Mayor John Bencivengo and TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky unveil a meter to measure the amount of potato chip bags donated by residents.
Tiny amounts harmful, expert says.
Triple-tiered, chocolaty, and smeared with a modest amount of very rich frosting with a hint of salt, the cake at BLUE SMOKE easily wins the prize, with not a speck of mousse or a chocolate chip in sight.
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Anyone looking for huge amounts of free chocolate should book a flight to Armenia's capital next month.
The state's water utilities may soon have to remove extremely low amounts of hexavalent chromium ( chromium -6, a la Erin Brockovich ) from drinking water.
Those polled say the income-tax break that amounts to about $13 a week is so small that they won't even notice it.
The drivers try to maximize their income and hence the amount of passengers they transport.
The statistical properties of the city transport in Cuernavaca (Mexico) and Random matrix ensembles
The life span of an individual is controlled by the amount of effective mutations active at any instant in time.
Random deaths in a computational model for age-structured populations
The zero modes that one would obtain in the continuum limit are shifted at ﬁnite lattice spacing a by an amount proportional to a2 .
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
For reasonable simulation parameters, this amount is larger than the level spacing near zero so that the would-be zero modes are completely mixed with the nonzero modes.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
The amount of the parts to be deleted is determined by the parameter that control the intensity of randomness.
Formation of a New Class of Random Fractals in Fragmentation with Mass Loss