• Showing architectural elements, animal and human forms and other decoration
    Showing architectural elements, animal and human forms and other decoration
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n anime any of various resins or oleoresins
    • n anime a hard copal derived from an African tree
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A symmetrical pattern, showing lines, beads and animal figures A symmetrical pattern, showing lines, beads and animal figures
Showing extensive interwoven leaf and stem forms and animals Showing extensive interwoven leaf and stem forms and animals
From Animal Legends from many Lands From Animal Legends from many Lands
Composite Animals 1 Composite Animals 1
Composite Animals 2 Composite Animals 2
The animals heave at the rock The animals heave at the rock
Footprints of animals Footprints of animals
ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT This animal is really not a goat, but is more nearly related to the antelopes. Range: The higher mountains from Alaska south to California. Group in American Museum of Natural History ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT This animal is really not a goat, but is more nearly related to the antelopes. Range: The higher...

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The elephant is the national animal of Thailand
    • n Animé A resin exuding from a tropical American tree (Hymenæa courbaril), and much used by varnish makers.
    • a Animé (Her) Of a different tincture from the animal itself; -- said of the eyes of a rapacious animal.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The giant squid is the largest animal without a backbone
    • n Anime an′im the resin of the West Indian locust-tree—used also for other gums and resins.
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  • Voltaire
    “Animals have these advantages over man: They have no theologians to instruct them, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    “A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.”
  • Albert Einstein
    “Though our conduct seems so very different from that of the higher animals, the primary instincts are much alike in them and in us.”
  • Mark Twain
    “Man is the only animal that blushes -- or needs to.”
  • W. H. Auden
    “The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.”
  • Henry Fielding
    “There is not in the universe a more ridiculous, nor a more contemptible animal, than a proud clergyman.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. animé, animated (from the insects that are entrapped in it); or native name
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Said to be Fr. animé, living, from the number of insects in it; but perhaps a native name.


In literature:

"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
The forests contained many wild animals, for in the forests the animals found both food and protection.
"Conservation Reader" by Harold W. Fairbanks
The only other animal known to habitually exhibit "the amble" is the giraffe.
"More Science From an Easy Chair" by Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
But now I shall describe to you quite a different class of animals, namely, animals that eat only meat.
"The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
The fluids secreted from the mucous membranes of animals are of various kinds and consistencies.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Post-mortem material should be secured as soon after the death of the animal as possible.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
No effort has been made to develop any but their bodily strength, animal passions, and instinctive feelings.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
Very thrilling stories they were, too, to an earth-dwelling animal like Mole.
"The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame
Early men in choosing animal gifts for the gods, or an animal as messenger to them, could not go astray, for all animals were sacred.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
A lion and a pack of hyenas were quarrelling over the dead body of some large animal.
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
The animal, however, was too full of its own curiosity to adopt this precaution.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Into this the animal had backed.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
Animals have instinct, and if there's no powerful enemy near they always stay where food and water are to be had.
"The Great Sioux Trail" by Joseph Altsheler
Few of the higher animals live parasitic lives.
"Insects and Diseases" by Rennie W. Doane
The development, indeed, of an animal from birth to maturity is no mere question of growth.
"The Beauties of Nature" by Sir John Lubbock
He knows how fluid and adaptive all animate nature is.
"Under the Maples" by John Burroughs
Because man, then, is half animal, shall we say that the animal is half man?
"Ways of Nature" by John Burroughs
In range animals the first symptom noted is generally the sudden falling of the animal and consequent inability to rise.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Are we, then, to conclude that this animal preferred a polar climate?
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
We may thus distinguish between the natural or active and the accidental or passive means of distribution of animals.
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff

In poetry:

The flowerlike
animal perfume
in the god’s curly
hair —
"Eros" by Denise Levertov
-a high wailing keening
piercing animal lament
from a woman
high atop a Mt. tower
"The New Creatures" by James Douglas Morrison
All her traits - her timid shyness
Underneath her shining crown,
Childlike her animation, And her face's noble beauty - Glowing with a depth of feeling,
Sweet serenity and peace - All of these completely artless
Indescribably sublime!
"Lalla Ruk" by Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky
And when I'd done my supper I drawed the agreement out,
And give it to her without a word, for she knowed what 'twas about;
And then I hummed a little tune, but now and then a note
Was bu'sted by some animal that hopped up in my throat.
"How Betsey And I Made Up" by William McKendree Carleton
Then Brown he read a paper, and he reconstructed there,
From those same bones, an animal that was extremely rare;
And Jones then asked the Chair for a suspension of the rules,
Till he could prove that those same bones was one of his lost mules.
"The Society Upon The Stanislaus" by Francis Bret Harte
- You cite exceptions, madam, that are sad,
But come in the red struggle of our growth.
Alas, that I should have to say it! bad
Is two-sexed upon earth: this which you do,
Shows animal impatience, mental sloth:
Man monstrous! pining seraphs you!
"A Ballad Of Fair Ladies In Revolt" by George Meredith

In news:

Betty Ann Gould, 62, was formally charged Tuesday in Springfield Municipal Court with two counts of attempted first-degree aggravated animal abuse and two counts of animal abandonment .
Animal abuser can't be around any animals for 2 years.
Rotts of Friends Animal Rescue is offering $1,000 reward to bring an animal abuser to justice.
Star City High School students recently unleashed lions and tigers and bears and other wild animals from their pens as part of an educational lesson involving animals and art.
Iggy Pop presented Joan Jett with the Nanci Alexander Activist Award -- named after the founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals -- for Jett's work on behalf of animal rights.
See other animals for adoption at or go to for this week's featured animals.
After deliberating nearly four hours, a jury found former Memphis Animal Shelter veterinarian Dr Angela Middleton not guilty Saturday night on all six counts of aggravated animal cruelty.
Veterinarian acquitted of six counts of aggravated animal cruelty in Memphis Animal Shelter deaths.
Animal activist and actress Alison Eastwood's biggest passion is helping animals and finding them loving homes.
BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) — The East Baton Rouge Metro Council did not act after former employees accused Companion Animal Alliance of animal abuse and mismanagement.
Baton Rouge, LA (NBC33) — The East Baton Rouge Metro Council did not act after former employees accused Companion Animal Alliance of animal abuse and mismanagement.
An Animal Alphabet uses gorgeous artwork and a diverse group of animals to draw your child into the alphabet .
An animal rights group is urging federal inspectors to fine Charles River Laboratories nearly $200,000 after the firm reported four more monkeys and other research animals died at its testing labs in Nevada and elsewhere since 2009.
Next year's fair also will feature a "Get Animated " exhibit highlighting the world of animation , from hand-drawn celluloid characters to modern computer animation .
Three short animated films showcase how animation gives filmmakers the freedom to tell stories.

In science:

Positive selection has presumably occurred because the ability to process lactase throughout life became advantageous with the invention of animal agriculture approximately 10,000 years ago.
The transmission sense of information
Real business cycles and the animal spirits hypothesis.
Stability and dynamical properties of material flow systems on random networks
In the later case, how can be the exercise animated in an e-Learning environment such that the student can learn to recognize such distractors more carefully during ulterior testing stages.
On Requirements for Programming Exercises from an E-learning Perspective
For other animals, c ompetition plays an absolutely dominant role, and cooperation is never so deep or broad .
Complementary cooperation, minimal winning coalitions, and power indices
The complete set of observations covering this period is provided as an mpeg animation in the electronic edition of the Astrophysical Journal.
Emergence of small-scale magnetic loops through the quiet solar atmosphere
We provide a qualitative example in figure 1 (see also the animation in ), where part of a central kernel and two contiguous shells are oscillating at different regimes.
The Fractal Structure of Matter and the Casimir Effect
The second application is computer-simulation animations of astro physical phenomena, such as forming the universe’s largescale structure, galaxies, individual stars, and planets.
AstroSim: Collaborative Visualization of an Astrophysics Simulation in Second Life
Both the space navigation sof tware and the simulation animations can run on various hardware, from single-screen notebook PCs to multiscreen stereographic theaters and stereographic full-dome theaters.
AstroSim: Collaborative Visualization of an Astrophysics Simulation in Second Life
The telegraph process is useful in ecology to model the displacement of wild animals on the soil (see Holmes et al., 1994).
Stochastic velocity motions and processes with random time
In fact, this model preserves the property of animals to move at finite velocity along the same direction. • Finance.
Stochastic velocity motions and processes with random time
Our future plan also includes developing a tool support for cCSP which will allow model check as well as animate the specifications.
Formalizing cCSP Synchronous Semantics in PVS
We present in animations of the time oscillation of the real part of the fie ld ´[Y exp(−iwt )] of the QB state and of the corresponding TLM for n′ = 2 and n′ = 1.25.
Modes of Random Lasers
Let us estimate the number νs of all animals of volume s from above.
Non-random perturbations of the Anderson Hamiltonian
Each animal of volume s can be obtained by adding a new cube to some animal of volume s − 1.
Non-random perturbations of the Anderson Hamiltonian
Each cube in that smaller animal has exactly 3d − 1 neighbors and at least one of them belongs to the animal.
Non-random perturbations of the Anderson Hamiltonian